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Explore our Parks! We have many for your family to enjoy!

pg. 69 SCAN to access online registration

Get Your Workout On!

Youth Programs

pg. 36-43

pg. 9-25

Choose from a wide variety of adult fitness classes.

Dance, drama, fitness, tot classes, winter camp and more!

Look up these opportunities and so many more in our handy index! pg. 80


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TABLE OF CONTENTS CO NTAC T US

Advertising in the Guide Class & Activity Questions TDD For Hearing & Speech Impaired (Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm, Alternate Friday: closed)

543-3276 activityguide@srcity.org 543-3289

Community Centers Bennett Valley Senior Center (Open Mon-Fri, 9am-2pm) Finley Community Center (Open Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm, Sat, 9-11am) Person Senior Wing (Open Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm) Steele Lane Community Center (Front Desk Open Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm-Alternate Friday: closed)

545-8608 543-3737

543-3745 543-3282

Pools Finley Aquatic Center (Open Mon-Fri, 6am-6pm; Sat, 9am-1pm; Sun, 11:30am-1:30pm) Ridgway Swim Center (Mon-Fri, 9:30am-2pm; Sat, 9am-12pm)

543-3760 543-3421

Sports Sports Desk (Open Mon-Thu, 3-7pm, Fri, 3-5pm) Current Field Conditions Report (Updated Mon-Fri at 3pm)

543-3281 543-3474

Rentals Facility Rental Information Message Line 543-3733 (Available 24 hours) Rent Finley Community Center rentfinley@srcity.org rentfinleyseniorcenter@srcity.org Rent Person Senior Wing Rent Steele Lane Community Center rentsteele@srcity.org rentseniorcenter@srcity.org Rent Bennett Valley Senior Center Rent Deturk Round Barn rentdeturkroundbarn@srcity.org rentchurchofonetree@srcity.org Rent Church of One Tree Group picnics in-person reservations at Finley Comm. Center 543-3753 (Mon, Wed & Fri, 10am-4:30pm)

Parks Maintenance & Street Trees Park Division Offices (Open Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm, Alternate Friday: closed))

543-3770

On the Cover 7-year-old twin sisters Lily and Mia Costa play hide-and-seek in the trees at Northwest Community Park. Northwest is just one of over 60 parks, totaling hundreds of acres of land. With sports fields, dog parks, playgrounds, picnic sites and more, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Explore each of our parks and discover why parks make life better! Learn more about our parks on page 69.

Art Exhibits 6-8 Boating & Sailing 26-27 Community Events 3-4 Department Information 69-72 Differently Abled Adult Programs 68 Howarth Park 2 Luther Burbank Home & Garden 5 Plan a Birthday Party 70 Parks, Facilities & Rentals 1, 69 Picnic Reservations 72 Volunteer 75 Active Adults (50+) Programs Classes Drop-In Programs Senior Center Information Special Events Special Interest

56-59 52, 54-55 52 53 59

Adult (18+) Programs

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Arts & Crafts Business & Computers Cooking Dance Health & Fitness Outdoor Activities Music CPR Special Interest Sports

28-29 30-31 32-33 34-35 36-43 44 45-46 47 47-49 50-51

Aquatics

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Facility Information Public Swim Hours Swim Lessons Safety Training Water Fitness Classes

60 61 63-65 67 62

Youth Programs

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Dance Drama Fitness & Sports Horsemanship Neighborhood Services Special Interest Tot classes Winter Camps

10-12 9 16-21 24 25 13-14 22-23 24

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Registration/Refunds Registration Form Index

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H O WA R T H PA R K Howarth Community Park www.howarthpark.com

THINGS TO DO

Come visit Howarth Park, the “jewel” of Santa Rosa. This 152-acre community park provides endless recreational opportunities with a beautiful lake for fishing & boating, a softball field, tennis courts, picnic areas, unique playground structures, miles of hiking and jogging trails, and the K-Land amusement area featuring a miniature train ride, carousel, animal barn & pony rides.

K-Land Attractions Rides

Take a ride on the train or carousel or bounce in the jump house. Tickets $2 Ticket Book $40/25 tickets

Ponies

630 Summerfield Rd Phone: 543-3425 Email: howarthpark@srcity.org Take City Bus #8, 4, 7

Ride around the corral in an outdoor setting! Maximum weight limit of 90 lb/rider. $4/ 1 lap $7/2 laps $35/10 ticket pony pass Horsemanship classes offered on page ?.

FALL/WINTER HOURS Trails, Playgrounds, Fishing Open 7 days a week Sunrise – Sunset

Land of Imagination

Boathouse and K-Land Rides and Snack Bar*

The unique playground offers kids “A Walk through Time” where you can dig for dinosaur bones, watch a volcano erupt, stroll the streets of Old West Town, or conquer the giant net climber.

Fall Hours: Sat & Sun 11am-5pm K-Land: August 22 - October 25 Boathouse: August 22 - September 27 Also open: Labor Day September 7

*Rides are closed on rainy days. Call the Train Station after 9am on the day of your visit to confirm, (707) 543-3425 and press 2.

Get On Board!

Did you know there is a local non-profit organization, Santa Rosa Parks Foundation, raising money to donate to the City for the purchase of a new train in Howarth Park? If you spend a lot of time in Howarth Park, odds are you have seen the 44 year old train in action as well as out of action due to mechanical failures. If you are ready to “Get on Board!” please visit www.srparksfoundation.com for more information on fundraising efforts.

Lake Ralphine Boating

ACTIVITIES IN THE PARK Boating and Sailing Birthday Parties Halloween at Howarth Movie Nights Pony Classes Picnic Site Reservations

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Paddleboats, kayaks, canoes, sailboats, rowboats and paddle boards are available for rent. $5 - $10/hour Much more boating & sailing infomation, including classes on pages 26-27.

Fishing

Lake Ralphine is stocked regularly by California Fish and Game with trout, bluegill, bass and catfish. All California Department of Fish and Game regulations are in effect. Fishing License is required!

Sponsorship Opportunities - if you are interested in sponsoring an event or our Movie in the Park Series contact us at howarthpark@srcity.org

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CO M M U N I T Y E V E N T S August August 2 & 9

Live at Juilliard Park Juilliard Park, 227 Santa Rosa Avenue Free Sunday concerts in the park. Enjoy music, food and fun from 5-7 pm. A different band performs each Sunday.

August 14 (The Emperor’s New Groove), 21 (Paddington), 28 (Big Hero 6) Movie in the Park @ Howarth Park Enjoy a free featured movie out on the lower lawn at 7:30pm. Details at www.howarthpark.com.

September 19-20

Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery Lamplight Tours Take a night tour of Santa Rosa’s oldest cemetery to experience dramatic portrayals of some of our town’s early settlers. Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a flashlight. Come in costume representing a time period between 1850 and 1950 if you desire. Children age 8 and above permitted. (Tour has uneven surfaces and slopes). Tours begin every 20 minutes from 7:30-9:50pm. Cost is $35. Pre-registration required. Tours often sell out by summer. Register online at santaorsarec.com.

October October 16-25 (see individual show dates below)

September 4 (Frozen), 11 (Hook), 18 (Cinderella)

Actors’ Theater for Children presents Pinocchio Enjoy this wonderful Theater Production presented by Actors’ Theater for Children. Come watch Pinocchio talk, walk and end up getting into beg trouble when two scallywags latch onto the puppet and cart him off to the circus. This classic tale at the Dohn Theater in Steele Lane Community Center. Young attendees are welcome to dress in their favorite fairytale attire. Tickets are $5 and are sold at the door one hour prior to each performance.

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Friday October 16 & 23 at 7:00 pm Saturday October 17 & 24 at 1:00 pm and 3:30 pm Sunday October 18 & 25 at 3:00 pm

September Movie in the Park @ Howarth Park Enjoy a free featured movie out on the lower lawn at 7:30pm. Details at www.howarthpark.com.

Rec & Parks Scholarship Golf Tournament at Bennett Valley Tee off at Bennett Valley Golf Course for the 9th annual tournament benefitting Recreation & Parks’ Learn-to-Swim Scholarship Fund. Registration includes 18 holes of golf, commemorative apparel item, range balls, Bloody Mary bar, plenty of food on the course and a cocktail & hors d’œuvres reception after your round. Shotgun start is at 1:15pm. $125 advanced registration (before Aug.15), $150 (after Aug. 15). Call 543-3757 for more information. Register online at srcity.org/golftourney.

September 19 – 26

7th Annual Gang Prevention Awareness Week Join us for a series of events displaying community efforts to reduce gang activity and build healthy communities! • Talent Show & Family Festival • Boxing Exhibition • Gang Prevention Seminar • Night Walk • South Park Summer Day & Night Festival For more information, visit us as www.ThePartnershipSR.org Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PartnerUpSR

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10am - Santa Rosa History Tour on Rosie the Trolley Hometown Parks: The parks of Santa Rosa have great histories and unique features. Come on a two hour Rosie tour to learn about our unique park treasures. We’ll find out which park was the site of the first City high school, or where mansion was torn down for a park, which benefactor has his name on a park he never saw, and learn about the family that left Santa Rosa 70 years ago has endowed a new park, and which park Luther Burbank experimental tree still graces today. Rosie will pick up participants at Howarth Park near the snack bar and stop at the Church of One Tree in beautiful Juilliard Park for refreshments before returning. $20/person; register at santarosarec.com and use barcode #77384.

October 17

Floating Pumpkin Patch Join us for our Floating Pumpkin Patch at Ridgway Swim Center from 2-6pm. Pre-registrants will be able to enter the facility at 1:30pm. Enjoy a day filled with games, pumpkin decorating and pumpkinsplashing fun for participants of all ages. Everyone entering the facility must pay. $5 entry fee (pumpkin not included); $10 entry fee (includes pumpkin). Pre-register at santarosarec.com using barcode #76818.

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CO M M U N I T Y E V E N T S October continued

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October 25

Halloween at Howarth (ages 12 and under) Dress in your favorite costume and join us in Howarth Park for a day of trick-or-treating and fun! Our Basic Ticket ($6) includes trick-or-treating and a train and carousel ride (1 adult rides for free with child using Halloween pass). Our Deluxe Ticket ($10) includes everything in the Basic Ticket plus a 1-lap pony ride and an ice cream treat from the snack bar. Presale tickets ONLY, available online or at the Finley Community Center October 5-23. 11:30am-1pm Session $6 Basic Ticket #76819 $10 Deluxe Ticket #76820

1:30-3pm Session $6 Basic Ticket #76821 $10 Deluxe Ticket #76822

October 27

10am - Santa Rosa History Tour on Rosie the Trolley Railroad Town: Early Santa Rosa was all about railroads and one could board a train to Larkspur, Eureka, New York, Forestville, Sebastopol, and even up McDonald Ave to the Cemetery. Where were they, what happened to them and what does the future hold? Come on a two hour Rosie tour to find out. Rosie will pick up participants at Howarth Park near the snack bar and stop at the historic Deturk Round Barn for refreshments before returning.  $20/person; register at santarosarec.com and use barcode #77385.

November November 26

Turkey Burner Lap Swim Sneak in a pool workout at Ridgway’s heated pool before football, snacking, and the BIG THANKSGIVING MEAL! Cost is $5 at the door from 7:30-9am.

December December 5-6

Handmade Holiday Crafts Fair at Finley Community Center Attend the 41st annual fair featuring 70+ booths with handcrafted items created and sold by artists from 9am-5pm on 12/5 and 10am-4pm on 12/6. Plus, ride Rosie the Trolley free between the Crafts Fair at Finley Community Center and Holiday Open House at Luther Burbank Home & Gardens 10am - 4pm each day. Admission is $2 adults; kids under 12 are free. For information, call 543-3737.

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Holiday Open House at Luther Burbank Home & Gardens Start off the holiday season by touring the Burbank Home decorated in traditional turn-of-the-century style. Shop for unique gift items in the Carriage House Gift Shop or enjoy tea and cookies in the historic Burbank Museum and Greenhouse. Open house is from 10am - 4pm both days and admission is $2 per person (12 years and over). For information, call 524-5445 or visit www.lutherburbank.org.

January January 1

New Year’s Fit Swim Kick off your fitness resolution for 2015 with a splash. Join our year- round lap swimmers from 11am-1pm for the first workout of the year. Not only will you be benefitting your body, but the entrance fee is only $5!

February February 20

Fairy Tale Father & Daughter Ball Bring your favorite girl to a Fairy Tale father and daughter ball. This whimsical event is sure to delight and create lasting memories. Designed but not limited to young ladies grades K-5. Dads (or other favorite escorts) and their daughters will create a special memory with a fanciful “fairy tale” theme as they dance to fun music, visit with a ‘real’ princess and enjoy fun activities, light refreshments and more surprises. Pre-registration is required. All are welcome to participate, no gender requirements. Max 110 couples. 6:00-8:00pm Finley Community Center, Person Auditorium $30 per couple. Extra Youth ticket $10 – limit one additional youth per escort. #76469

February 27

Fifth Annual Crab Feed at Finley Join us for a fabulous evening benefitting Recreation & Parks’ Senior Programs. Enjoy an all-you can eat crab and trimmings dinner with dessert and a silent auction! You will also receive one complimentary drink. Event is from 6-9pm at Finley Community center. Register early, this event sells out! Register online using barcode #77607 $45.

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LU T H E R B U R B A N K H O M E & G A R D E N S Luther Burbank Home & Gardens Registered National, State and City Landmark Historic Home, Gardens, Greenhouse, Museum & Gift Shop

www.lutherburbank.org (707) 524-5445 Email: burbankhome@lutherburbank.org Physical Address: Santa Rosa Avenue at Sonoma Avenue Mailing Address: 100 Santa Rosa Ave., Rm 10 Santa Rosa, CA 95404 501(c) (3) Nonprofit Tax ID 26-3008405 MUSEUM & GIFT SHOP AND WALK-IN DOCENT TOURS: Group Tours and Children’s Tours: Available year-round by appointment

GARDENS Open year round 8am-dusk free admission More than an acre of gardens show many of Luther Burbank’s plant developments. Special garden areas include medicinal herbs, a wildlife habitat, ornamental grasses, a cutting garden, an edible landscape demonstration area and a sensory bed. Many unusual varieties of plants and new horticultural introductions are represented at this rare historic site.

HOME AND GREENHOUSE TOURS Offered April-October, Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-4pm for a nominal fee

CARRIAGE HOUSE MUSEUM & GIFT SHOP Open April through October 10am – 4pm Visit the Gift Shop for an exciting array of quality gift items, most of which are designed exclusively for LBH&G and produced here in Sonoma County. Discover changing exhibits at the museum.

GARDEN CELL PHONE AUDIO TOURS These free tours are available 8am-dusk daily whenever walk-in Docent Tours are not available.

Volunteer docents describe Burbank’s life and work and lead tours through the home where he lived, the greenhouse where he worked, and a portion of the gardens.

Leisurely tour the Gardens using your cell phone. There are 28 stops where you will learn historical facts and view Mr. Burbank’s plants, including the Spineless Cactus, Paradox walnut tree, Plumcot and many others. See instructions outside gift shop. This program is sponsored by Dierk’s Parkside Cafe.

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE

PHOTOGRAPHY OPPORTUNITIES

This event is held the first weekend in December. See “Community Events” on page 4 for details.

For information on how to reserve the site for photo shoots, contact us in advance at the information listed above.

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BECOME A “FRIEND” OF LUTHER BURBANK HOME & GARDENS As a “Friend,” you will help us carry out our mission to preserve the memory of this extraordinary man, continue to provide education about his life and work, and preserve this historic landmark. Benefits include complimentary Home and Garden tour, Gift Shop discount, free plant coupon, free admission to summer lecture series and more. Contact us for a membership form or join online at www.lutherburbank.org.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: If you love learning about gardens, local history, antiques, nature, and meeting interesting people from around the world, become a Luther Burbank Home & Gardens volunteer. Training is held early March for Docents, Gift Shop staff and Gardeners. Help plan events and work on special projects, plus enjoy exclusive volunteer appreciation events too! Contact us for details.

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ART EXHIBITS Finley Community Center

The City of Santa Rosa hosts rotating art exhibits in City Hall and our three community centers. If you are interested in applying to exhibit, or if you would like to learn more about Santa Rosa’s Arts Program, visit www.srcity.org/arts.

Steele Lane Community Center

415 Steele Lane Viewing Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am-5pm

2060 W. College Avenue Viewing Hours: Monday – Friday 8am-6pm and Saturday 9am-11am

PLEIN AIR ARTISTS OF SONOMA COUNTY October 6 – November 19, 2015 Reception: Wed., October 7, 4-6pm Gathered together, seven accomplished artists capture a moment in time through paint and clay. We met one another through Monday Morning Painters, a group of artists who set up their easels on Mondays to paint on location the scenes of beautiful Sonoma County. The artists include Ellen Boulanger, Deborah Cushman, Joyce Delario, Marjorie Murray-Cortez, Marcy Silveira, Pat Spitzig, along with painter and potter, Aaron Edmondson.

ARTISTS’ ROUND TABLE MEMBER SHOW August 11 – October 1, 2015 Reception: Wed., August 12, 4-6 pm Founded in 1953, Artists’ Round Table continues to follow its mission to stimulate interest in and promote appreciation of artistic creativity. With monthly meetings and demonstrations, Artists’ Round Table is open to area artists and offers inspiration to artists of all media of fine arts and fine crafts in the pursuit of their art. In this Steele Lane show, members of Artists’ Round Table are pleased to present a wide variety of artwork which showcases a range of talent, style and subject. We extend a warm welcome to our show and to Artists’ Round Table. Artists’ Round Table can be found at artsoco.org

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18TH ANNUAL SENIOR SHOW September 15 – November 12, 2015 Reception: Thurs., September 17, 1-4pm

SARA SILVER: DOCUMENTING SONOMA COUNTY November 24 – January 14, 2016 Reception: Wed., December 2, 4-6pm Sara Silver’s work is an exploration of Sonoma County in all of its bucolic glory. She is driven by her love of photography and nature, to seek out and document the natural beauty and wonder of the surrounding area. Her work documents our country roads, parks, and landscapes. She thinks of her photos as a gift to others, but the gift is more than the picture. The gift is a sense of communion with nature. She invites you to come out and enjoy this lovely exhibit of local interest.

Featuring the art of Sonoma County Seniors, this popular annual exhibit’s goal is to enhance seniors’ lives by encouraging the joy of creativity and providing an opportunity to share their art in a professional setting. Participants are beginning to professional senior artists (over 60) affiliated with agencies that either provide art classes or serve older adults. Make sure to attend the reception and enjoy the music, coffee, cookies, and art demonstrators!

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ART EXHIBITS Finley Community Center cont.

City Hall Council Chambers

100 Santa Rosa Avenue Call 543-3010 for viewing information and enter at Suite 10

of mind and heart as a place and time; a place of joy and life and color as a physical location, though she can tell you exactly where each place is. Originally a figure drawer and painter from Santa Rosa, she began painting endangered landscapes - places threatened by development - as she worked with others to save a threatened wetlands area in Monterey County. A working artist and California credentialed teacher, Karen feels blessed to live in such an inspirational place. 

THE DYNAMIC DUO: WATERCOLORS AND OILS BY JUDITH A. EISEN November 17 – January 28, 2016 Reception: Thurs., November 19, 5-7pm Judith A. Eisen was discovered at age six and trained to paint in oils. Now, in her seventies, she is mostly interested in communicating the beauty of the world around us. Landscape moves her. Seeing the world, as she does, as a seamless whole, an energy flow, within which, at the mid-range of vision, objects appear to be relatively solid, she attempts to present that flow through those objects. Eisen generally paints in watercolors on site. She then uses those watercolors as reference for creating larger more abstract oils in her studio. This exhibit will be the first time the watercolors and oils will be shown paired so as to reveal that connection.

MARCIA CHASTAIN: ART ENCHANTMENT August 18 – October 8, 2015 Marcia Chastain is an artist specializing in oils, navigating through the academic, impressionist and modern styles merging the American and Brazilian cultures in her artwork. She is fascinated by colors and the magic possible when faced with a blank canvas and tubes of colorful paint for expressing the essence of her soul. The result of viewing her artwork is a delightful and enchanting experience for the connoisseur as well as the general observer.

CLARK SWARTHOUT DRAWINGS December 8 – February 11, 2016 Reception: Friday, January 15, 5-7pm Clark Swarthout was born and raised in San Francisco, and has been a Santa Rosa resident for 23 years. Clark had a 40 year career as a Licensed Navigation Watch Officer on American Merchant Ships. He has been drawing for three years. Clark has exhibited at the San Francisco Travel Association via ARTSPAN; also, at Spinster Sisters Restaurant in Santa Rosa and Madrone Art Bar in San Francisco. His Drawings have been shown at Fulton X and Chroma Galleries, and the Sebastopol Center for the Arts. He hopes to capture the moment of imagination: therefore, sometimes the irrational, improbable or impossible.

KAREN LYNN INGALLS: LAND, TREES, SKIES, VINES October 13 – December 3, 2015 Reception: Friday, November 6, 5-7pm Karen Lynn Ingalls’s paintings of rural northern California - its fields, trees, skies, and vineyards - are as much about a state

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ART EXHIBITS Simons Gallery at the Person Senior Wing of the Finley Community Center

Santa Rosa, Show Your Creativity!

2060 W. College Avenue Viewing Hours: Monday – Friday 8am-5pm

EMILY FLORENCE: ZEN KOANS, POETRY AND OTHER ABSTRACTIONS December 15 – March 3, 2016 Reception: Wed., December 16, 5-7pm

LIGHT’S CANVAS: PHOTOGRAPHIC LANDSCAPES IN COLOR AND BLACK AND WHITE September 9 – December 10, 2015 Reception: Wed., September 9, 5-7pm “Light’s Canvas: Photographic Landscapes in Color and Black and White” will showcase Richard Fung’s award-winning Asian-influenced work, characterized by vivid, painterly color and style. Self-taught, Fung credits meditation and mindfulness for photographs whose simplicity masks complex meaning and form. Fung photographs subjects with different cameras, including a 1950’s plastic Diana Camera. He has previously exhibited at numerous Oregon galleries; the University of California, Berkeley; the Sebastopol Center for the Arts; Riverfront Gallery in Petaluma; and the Santa Rosa City Council Chambers Gallery.

Through her practice of Zen Buddhism, Emily’s art comes into being. Watching her breath, the work unfolds and becomes her meditation. In Zen there is no duality, no conflict between the natural element of chance and the human element of control. The process is all. There is no goal to be attained. Beginning in spontaneity, always embracing the controlled accident, Emily’s paintings are formed naturally, not only representing nature but being a work of nature. With the absence of symmetry, balancing form with emptiness and knowing when enough is said, she moves into psychic automatism expressing all that she is and all that she will be.

Looking for Art & Culture? Civic Artwalk Community Murals Live at Juilliard On Stage at Courthouse Square Public Art Opportunities Street Performers

Enter your artwork for the chance to win prizes and scholarships The National Arts Program® exhibit and competition is designed to honor the creativity which lies in us all. This annual program, sponsored by The National Arts Program Foundation, allows residents of Santa Rosa or City of Santa Rosa employees and their families to enter one piece of artwork into a community exhibition at Finley Community Center. Registration is FREE and open to all ages and levels of experience. Cash prizes and art class scholarships are awarded in adult and youth categories. Santa Rosa is one of 82 venues across the country hosting National Arts Program exhibits, and we are celebrating our 13th year! Be a part of this exciting celebration of our community’s creativity. Registration Opens: November 9, 2015 Register online at www.srcity.org/arts Or, pick up a registration form at Finley and Steele Lane Community Centers Registration Deadline: January 11, 2016 Register early, as we are limited to the first 200 entries! Exhibit dates: February 1 – April 1, 2016 Awards Reception: Sunday, March 6, 3 – 5pm

Visit santarosaartsdistrict.com for a listing of events and activities in the Arts District and sign up to receive regular updates

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YO U T H Drama

ENSEMBLE THEATER: THE ADVENTURES OF YOUNG HARRY POTTER

TINY TOTS THEATER: ALADDIN NEW

J.K. Rowling is one of the greatest storytellers of all time. Our script will feature highlights from the book Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone with many favorite characters. In The Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry and his friends unravel the mystery of the powerful Sorcerer’s Stone and have to keep it out of the hands of “You Know Who.” Costumes and set provided. Min 10 Max 20 and Min 10 Max 16

Young children love make-believe, magic and play! We will use the characters and events from the story of Aladdin to create an opportunity for participants to dress up and use their imaginations as we playfully explore their favorite parts of the story. Participants will have the opportunity to try out being different characters and will discover how fun it can be to prepare a “show” for their parents which we will present on the last day of class. Costumes provided. Min 10 Max 16

Instructor: Bridget Palmer

(Ages 7-13) 8 Wednesdays

Wed, 9/16-11/4 – 3:30-4:30pm Dress Rehearsal: 11/4 from 3:30-5pm Performance: 11/4 at 7pm in Multi-Purpose Room Proctor Terrace School 1711 Bryden Lane $118 (S.R. Resident $108) #76561

(Ages 7-13) 7 Saturdays

Sat., 9/12-10/24 – 10:45-12:15 Performance: 10/24 at 11:45am in California Room Bennett Valley Senior Center 704 Bennett Valley Road $123 (S.R. Resident $113) #76562

2015-16 SEASON

Instructor: Bridget Palmer

(Ages 4-6) 8 Saturdays

Sat, 9/12-10/31 – 9:30-10:30am Performance: Sat., 10/31 at 9:45am in California Room Bennett Valley Senior Center 704 Bennett Valley Road $118 (S.R. Resident $108) #76563

4-show and 8-show packages available. Save up to 28%!

Veggie Tales Live! Golden Dragon Acrobats Lightwire Theater’s A Very Electric Christmas The Cat in the Hat The BFG Clifford The Big Red Dog™—Live! Story Pirates Popovich Comedy Pet Theater 707.546.3600 | wellsfargocenterarts.org Recreation information 543-3737

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YO U T H Dance

TUTUS FOR TWOS (Age 2) 4-5 Dates A wonderful world of imagination and ballet is created in this child/adult class, specifically designed for the “youngest” dancer! Miss Jeran creates a playful, stress-free atmosphere as young children are supported by a loving adult (parents, grandparents, aunt, nanny, etc. to develop awareness of their bodies, physical skills and creativity. Min 8 Max 10 (adult/child pairs) Instructor: Jeran Urrutia, over 25 yrs dance and teaching experience.

LOOK AT ME, I’M 3! (Age 3) 4 Dates Ballet Tondues and twirls will delight dancers as they discover music and movement. Basic ballet routines and exercises explore all that a 3 year old can really do! Miss Jeran will guide your curious toddler in a simple dance class atmosphere that will allow playful creativity. Ballet style attire is suggested. Family and friends can visit the last class of the session. Min 8 Max 10 Instructor: Jeran Urrutia, over 25 yrs dance and teaching experience.

TUTUS & TAP (Age 3-4) 4-5 Dates Bring the dance experience to the young child in a fun, positive and relaxed group atmosphere! Ballet and tap moves are introduced, nurturing the creativity of the young child. Dancers need tap shoes to wear to class. *Ballet style attire and (labeled) shoes suggested. Family and friends are invited to the last 15 minutes of the last class. Seasonal activities will be included in the 3 date sessions. Min 8 Max 10 Instructor: Marilyn Jakowchik, over 10 yrs experience with tap dance and teaching dance to young children, over 22 years of ballet dance experience.

JINGLE BELL ROCK DANCE (Age 3-4) 3 Dates Celebrate the season with dance! Holiday music will delight this class in a fun and positive way. Dancers learn basic steps while shaking jingle bells, ‘decorating the halls’, and prancing! Dance attire is suggested. Min 8 Max 10 Instructor: Jeran Urrutia (see Look at Me, I’m 3! Bio)

“PLAYING” BALLET (Age 3-4) 4-5 Dates Using music, simple ballet and tumbling, children will explore the possibilities of dance. The atmosphere in this first ballet class is positive and non-competitive, allowing the child to “play” at his or her own level. Ballet style attire is suggested. Family and friends are invited to the last 15 minutes of the last class. Seasonal activities will be included in the 3 date sessions. Min 8 Max 10 Instructor: Marilyn Jakowchik, over 10 yrs experience with tap dance and teaching dance to young children, over 22 years of ballet dance experience.

More classes to check out! After School Tap & Rock see page 12 for details.

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YO U T H Dance

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Tutus for Twos - Class fee is $62 (S.R. Resident $52) *4 Dates $52 (S.R. Resident $42) Jeran Urrutia (5 Dates) 77202 Finley/Live Oak Rm 2 Wed 9/16-10/14 10:15-11:15am 77203 Finley/Live Oak Rm 2 Wed 11/4-12/9 (No class 11/11) 10:15-11:15am (5 Dates) (5 Dates) 77164 Finley/Live Oak Rm 2 Wed 1/13-2/10 10:15-11:15am (*4 Dates) 77165 Finley/Live Oak Rm 2 Mon 1/11-2/8 (No class 1/18) 9-10am Look at Me, I’m 3! - Class fee is $52 (S.R. Resident $42) Jeran Urrutia (4 Dates) 77171 Finley/Live Oak Rm 3 Mon 8/24-9/21 (No class 9/7) 10:15-11:15am (4 Dates) 77172 Finley/Live Oak Rm 3 Mon 9/28-10/19 10:15-11:15am (4 Dates) 77173 Finley/Live Oak Rm 3 Mon 11/2-11/23 10:15-11:15am (4 Dates) 77174 Finley/Live Oak Rm 3 Mon 1/11-2/8 (No class 1/18) 10:15-11:15am “Playing” Ballet - Class fee is $50 (S.R. Resident $40) (4 Dates) 77190 Finley/Live Oak Rm (4 Dates) 77191 Finley/Live Oak Rm (4 Dates) 77192 Finley/Live Oak Rm (4 Dates) 77194 Finley/Live Oak Rm (4 Dates) 77195 Finley/Live Oak Rm (4 Dates) 77196 Finley/Live Oak Rm

Marilyn Jakowchik 3-4 Thu 8/27-9/17 10-11am 3-4 Thu 10/1-10/22 10-11am 3-4 Thu 10/29-11/19 10-11am 3-4 Fri 8/28-9/18 10-11am 3-4 Fri 10/2-10/23 10-11am 3-4 Fri 10/30-11/20 10-11am

“Playing” Ballet - 5 Dates $60 (S.R. Resident $50) Marilyn Jakowchik (5 Dates) 77193 Finley/Live Oak Rm 3-4 Thu 1/14-2/11 10-11am (5 Dates) 77197 Finley/Live Oak Rm 3-4 Fri 1/15-2/12 10-11am Jingle Bell Rock Dance - Class fee is $41 (S.R. Resident $31) Jeran Urrutia (3 Dates) 77175 Finley/Live Oak Rm 3-4 Mon 11/30-12/14 10:15-11:15am Tutus and Tap - Class fee is $50 (S.R. Resident $40) *5 Dates $60 (S.R. Resident $50) (4 Dates) 77182 Finley/Live Oak Rm 3-4 Thu 8/27-9/17 (4 Dates) 77183 Finley/Live Oak Rm 3-4 Thu 10/1-10/22 (4 Dates) 77184 Finley/Live Oak Rm 3-4 Thu 10/29-11/19 (*5 Dates) 77185 Finley/Live Oak Rm 3-4 Thu 1/14-2/11 (4 Dates) 77186 Finley/Live Oak Rm 3-4 Fri 8/28-9/18 (4 Dates) 77187 Finley/Live Oak Rm 3-4 Fri 10/2-10/23 (4 Dates) 77188 Finley/Live Oak Rm 3-4 Fri 10/30-11/20 (*5 Dates) 77189 Finley/Live Oak Rm 3-4 Fri 1/15-2/12

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Marilyn Jakowchik 9-10am 9-10am 9-10am 9-10am 9-10am 9-10am 9-10am 9-10am

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BALLET & TAP (AGE 4-7) 4-7 Dates Fun, festive music and props bring a creative and nurturing dance experience to a slightly older child as they are introduced to ballet and tap moves. Dancers will need tap shoes. Ballet style shoes and attire are suggested and dancers should come wearing tap shoes and bring labeled ballet slippers. Family and friends are invited to watch the last class. Min 10 Max 10 Instructor: Marilyn Jakowchik, over 10 yrs experience teaching dance to young children, over 10 yrs Tap dance experience, over 22 years ballet dance experience.

AFTER SCHOOL TAP & ROCK NEW (Age 4-6) 6 Dates Come ‘rock and move’ with us! Tap skills, and dance movement to upbeat music will be presented. Learn challenging and fun dance combinations and tap as you move across the floor. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Tap shoes are needed. Parents can observe the last day of session. Min 10 Max 12 Instructor: Jeran Urrutia, over 25 yrs dance and teaching experience. Offering dance through Santa Rosa Rec & Parks since 2010.

CHILDREN’S BALLET (Age 4-6) 4 Dates Develop the physical and mental skills of ballet. These classes provide specific barre and floor exercises and are taught age appropriately, providing the young dancer a nurturing framework in which to begin their ballet training. Miss Jeran uses “play” as the basis for learning. Ballet shoes and attire suggested. Friends and family are invited to the last 15 minutes of the last class. Min 10 Max 12 Instructor: Jeran Urrutia, over 20 yrs dance and teaching experience, Director/Owner of Dance Innovations. Course Barcode Location

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Date

Time Instructor

Ballet and Tap - Class fee is $68 (S.R. Resident $58) *4 Dates $44 (S.R. Resident $34) Marilyn Jakowchik (7 Dates) 77199 Finley/Live Oak Rm 4-5 Fri 8/28-10/23 (No 9/25, 10/2) 3:30-4:30pm 77200 Finley/Live Oak Rm 5-7 Fri 8/28-10/23 (No 9/25, 10/2) 4:30-5:30pm (7 Dates) (*4Dates) 77201 Finley/Live Oak Rm 4-5 Fri 10/30-11/20 3:30-4:30pm (*4 Dates) 77198 Finley/Live Oak Rm 5-7 Fri 10/30-11/20 4:30-5:30pm Ballet and Tap - Class fee is $60 (S.R. Resident $50) Marilyn Jakowchik (6 Dates) 77206 Finley/Live Oak Rm 4-5 Fri 1/8-2/12 3:30-4:30pm (6 Dates) 77207 Finley/Live Oak Rm 5-7 Fri 1/8-2/12 4:30-5:30pm After School Tap & Rock - Class fee is $62 (S.R. Resident $52 Jeran Urrutia (6 Dates) 77178 Finley/Live Oak Rm 4 Mon 9/14-10/19 3:30-4:30pm (6 Dates) 77179 Finley/Live Oak Rm 5-6 Mon 9/14-10/19 4:45-5:45pm (6 Dates) 77180 Finley/Live Oak Rm 4 Mon 11/2-12/14 (No 11/23) 3:30-4:30pm (6 Dates) 77181 Finley/Live Oak Rm 5-6 Mon 11/2-12/14 (No 11/23) 4:45-5:45pm Children’s Ballet - Class fee is $45 (S.R. Resident $35) Jeran Urrutia (4 Dates) 77176 Finley/Live Oak Rm 4 Mon 1/11-2/8 (No class 1/18) 3:30-4:30pm (4 Dates) 77177 Finley/Live Oak Rm 5-6 Mon 1/11-2/8 (No class 1/18 ) 4:45-5:45pm

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Special Interest

NATURAL A’S (Age 10-17) 1 Day

TEST TAKING SECRETS FOR JOBS & SCHOOL (Age 12+) 1 Day

Any student can significantly enhance grades, self-confidence, and chances for scholarships and college admissions by performing academic skills in alignments with the brain’s natural patterns. This makes note-taking, reading, studying, memorizing and test-taking amazingly efficient. Also, discover simple methods for understanding math and other subjects, optimizing focus and concentration, and preventing test anxiety. Students describe this class as “necessary” and “easy to understand”. Parents may register and participate with their children. A material fee of $30 will be due the instructor at the workshop. Min 10 Max 15.

Those who test well excel in school, get better jobs quicker, and get promoted faster. Discover NEW ways to excel on all tests—by focusing on key underlying principles that apply to all academic exams (from junior high to graduate school); all standardized tests (from the SAT, APs, and Exit Exam, to the BAR Exam); and any employment, entrance, and promotion exam. Learn how to prevent test anxiety, increase focus and concentration, and reason-yourway to the right answer. Discover the 3 biggest mistakes every test-taker makes— and how to correct them—NOW! A $30 material fee is payable to instructor at the workshop. Min 10 Max 12

Instructor: Curtis Adney, MS, JD, has a Juris Doctor degree from Brigham Young University, and teaches at Fresno State. He is a career consultant, and author of a forthcoming book: Pinpoint Your Destiny.

Instructor: Curtis Adney graduated at the top of his college class with a 4.0 GPA, and has a Juris Doctor degree from BYU.

Sat, 9/12 – 9am-12pm Finley/Willow Rm $48 (S.R. Resident $38) #76534

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Sat, 9/12 – 1-4pm Finley/Willow Rm $48 (S.R. Resident $38) #76758

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Special Interest TEEN BABYSITTER (Age 12-15) 1 Day In this two-day class you will learn about how to set up your babysitting jobs like a real business. Practice baby care with life-like, newborn dolls. Learn how to diaper, bathe and dress infants. Be prepared for any emergency. You will learn infant and child CPR and safety. Upon successful completion you will receive a CPR card through the American Heart Association and a babysitters certificate from The HealthSource at KidSake that you can show potential employers. This program is offered in partnership with The HealthSource at KidSake. There will be a $25 materials fee (cash only) payable to The HealthSource at KidSake due at the first class for an informative book that you keep, a CPR barrier device, CPR card and certificate. Please provide your ownsnacks and lunch for both days. All classes held at the HealthSource at KidSake, 2999 Cleveland Ave., Suite C (across the street from Wells Fargo Bank) Min 10 Max 30 Instructor: The HealthSource at KidSake (546-4656) Tues/Wed, 11/24 & 11/25 9:30am-2:30pm $88 (S.R. Resident $78) #76549 Mon/Tues, 12/21 & 12/22 9:30am-2:30pm $88 (S.R. Resident $78) #76550 Mon/Tue, 12/28 & 12/29 9:30am-2:30pm $88 (S.R. Resident $78) #76551 Sat/Sun, 2/6 & 2/7 9:30am-2:30pm $88 (S.R. Resident $78) #76552 Note: For safety reasons, parents required to sign in and out when dropping off and picking up their children. Any parent or guardian arriving late for pick-up will be charged a late fee in 15 minute increments - $15 for 15 minutes late, $30 for 30 minutes late, etc.

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INVENT IT, BUILD IT! (Age 8-12) 3 Days Join other inventors and scientists to create extraordinary machines! Bring small toys, junk and household items and help your team build a contraption of incredible complexity – using gravity, leverage and other forces of nature. Bring a cell phone or camcorder to record your invention in action, so you can show it to friends and family, or post it on the Web. To help you think about what to bring and what to make, go to YouTube and do a search for “Pythagoras Switch” – so you can see videos of inventions by Japanese kids. Min 8 Max 12 Instructor: Norman Rose MA, PhD, has been an instructor in SRJC’s Computer Studies Department since 1996. Mon/Tue/Wed, 12/28-12/30 1-3pm Finley/Madrone Room $49 (S.R. Resident $39) #76654

More classes to check out! Balloon Art, Twisting the Night Away see page 31 for details.

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Tot Classes TUNES FOR TOTS – LITTLE SINGERS! (Age 3-4) 4-5 Dates

TUNES TOGETHER! NEW (Age 1½-2) 4-5 Dates

Little ones blossom with music and song! Through age-appropriate exercises and activities, your child will discover musical concepts like loud and quiet, pitch and beat in a group environment, and then apply and practice these basic fundamentals though imagination as they develop vocal and language skills. Simple rhythm, expressive sounds, repetition, and creative play make it fun! Child-safe instruments from around the world are provided, including drums and shakers. Spaces are limited so sign up early! Min 8 Max 8

This musical movement class combines sounds, singing and movement for the younger child, with you at their side! Some sound and tonal instruments and objects will be presented for a variety of ageappropriate large and small motor skill exercises and activities. Discover the magic of imagination as you introduce your child to this musical group activity! Min 8 Max 8 (pairs)

Instructor: Jim Owens has been working with young children for over 20 years using music and play to enrich children’s social and cognitive skills in a fun and supportive environment.

Instructor: Jim Owens has been working with young children for over 20 years using music and play to enrich children’s social and cognitive skills in a fun and supportive environment.

More classes to check out! Happy Feet Soccer see page 19 for details.

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Date

Time Instructor

Tunes for Tots - Little Singers! - Class Fee is $38 (S.R. Resident $28) Jim Owens (4 Dates) 77211 Finley/Maple Rm 3-4 Mon 8/24-9/21 (No 9/7) 9:30 – 10:15am (4 Dates) 77212 Finley/Maple Rm 3-4 Mon 9/28-10/19 9:30 – 10:15am (4 Dates) 77214 Finley/Maple Rm 3-4 Mon 1/11-2/8 (No 1/18) 9:30 – 10:15am (4 Dates) 77208 Finley/Maple Rm 3-4 Tue 8/25-9/15 10:45 – 11:30am (4 Dates) 77209 Finley/Maple Rm 3-4 Tue 9/29-10/20 10:45 – 11:30am (4 Dates) 77210 Finley/Maple Rm 3-4 Tue 11/3-11/24 10:45 – 11:30am (4 Dates) 77215 Finley/Maple Rm 3-4 Tue 12/1-12/22 10:45 – 11:30am Tunes for Tots - Little Singers! - Class Fee is $45 (S.R. Resident $35) Jim Owens (5 Dates) 77213 Finley/Maple Rm 3-4 Mon 11/2-11/30 9:30 – 10:15am (5 Dates) 77216 Finley/Maple Rm 3-4 Tue 1/12-2/9 10:45-11:30am Tunes Together! - Class Fee is $35 (S.R. Resident $25) Jim Owens (4 Dates) 77217 Finley/Maple Rm 1½-2 Tue 8/25-9/15 9:30 – 10:15am (4 Dates) 77218 Finley/Maple Rm 1½-2 Tue 9/29-10/20 9:30 – 10:15am (4 Dates) 77219 Finley/Maple Rm 1½-2 Tue 11/3-11/24 9:30 – 10:15am (4 Dates) 77268 Finley/Maple Rm 1½-2 Tue 12/1-12/22 9:30 – 10:15am Tunes Together! - Class Fee is $40 (S.R. Resident $30) Jim Owens (5 Dates) 77269 Finley/Maple Rm 1½-2 Tue 1/12-2/9 9:30 – 10:15am

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Fitness & Sports BABY KINDERGYM (Age 8 to 18 mos.) 3-5 Dates

FAMILY KINDERGYM (Age 1-3) 3-5 Dates

Play, socialize, and build strong bodies and fun memories! This class for crawlers and beginning walkers, offers a stimulating and safe environment where child and parent can explore and grow together. Equipment is geared towards this young age group, with time for open play, songs and hand games.

The benefits of family support and social activities can help a young child work towards a more successful future. Help your child thrive as they crawl, run, jump and play with peers, increase body awareness, and participate in group activities with the help of his or her parent/adult caregivers.

Adult/child ratio is 1 to 1. Min 10 Max 16

Adult/child ratio is 1 to 1. The course fee includes a child/adult pair. Min 10 Max 14

Instructor: Jim Owens, Maritza Garcia-Rivas

Instructors: Maritza Garcia-Rivas

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Age Day

Date

Time Instructor

Baby Kindergym - 4 Dates Class fee is $35 (S.R. Resident $25) *3 Dates - $29 (S.R. Resident $19) 77240 77241 77242 77243

Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm

8mo -1½ 8mo -1½ 8mo -1½ 8mo -1½

Mon Wed Thu Sat

8/24-9/21 (No class 9/7) 8/26-9/16 8/27-9/17 8/29-9/19

11-11:45am 9:15-10am 9:15-10am 9:30-10:15am

Jim O. Jim O. Maritza G. Maritza G.

(Session 2) 77244 77245 77246 77247

Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm

8mo -1½ 8mo -1½ 8mo -1½ 8mo -1½

Mon Wed Thu Sat

9/28-10/19 9/30-10/21 10/1-10/22 9/26-10/24 (No class 10/3)

11-11:45am 9:15-10am 9:15-10am 9:30-10:15am

Jim O. Jim O. Maritza G. Maritza G

(Session 3) 77249 77251

Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm

8mo -1½ 8mo -1½

Wed Sat

11/18-12/16 (No class 11/25) *11/7-11/21

9:15-10am Jim O. 9:30-10:15am Maritza G.

(Session 1)

(Session 4) 77252 Finley/Valley Oak Rm 8mo -1½ Mon Baby Kindergym - 5 Dates Class fee is $42 (S.R. Resident $32)

1/11-2/8 (No 1/18)

11-11:45am

(Session 3) 77248 77250

Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm

8mo -1½ 8mo -1½

Mon Thu

11/2-11/30 11/5-12/10 (No class 11/26)

11-11:45am Jim O. 9:15-10am Maritza G.

(Session 4) 77253 77254 77255

Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm

8mo -1½ 8mo -1½ 8mo -1½

Wed Thu Sat

1/13-2/10 1/14-2/11 1/16-2/13

Jim O

9:15-10am Jim O. 9:15-10am Maritza G. 9:30-10:15am Maritza G.

NEED A FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE? One day Drop-in fee: Baby Gym: $8. Family Gym: $10. Call ahead first (543-3737) then register at the front desk before class. Time

Instructor

Family Kindergym - 4 Dates Class fee is $40 (S.R. Resident $30) *3 Dates - $33 (S.R. Resident $23)

Maritza G.

Course Barcode

(Session 1) (Session 2) (Session 3)

77260 77261 77262

Location

Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm

Age Day

1-3 1-3 1-3

Sat Sat Sat

Date

8/29-9/19 9/26-10/24 (No 10/3) *11/7-11/21

10:45-11:45am 10:45-11:45am 10:45-11:45am

Family Kindergym - 5 Dates Class fee is $48 (S.R. Resident $38) (Session 4)

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1-3

Sat

1/16-2/13

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Fitness & Sports KINDERGYM (Age 1-3½ Yrs) 4-5 Dates Build strong bodies and fun memories! Supporting your child through social activities can enable him/her towards success. These classes are designed to help your child thrive as they crawl, run, jump and play with peers, increase body awareness, and participate in group activities with the help of his or her parent/adult care giver. The stimulating environment is scaled to the child’s needs, enticing your child to explore their surroundings and abilities. Class format is open play, with special parachute and song time. Adult/child ratio is 1 to 1. NOTE: To keep this time safe and special for you and your child, please do not bring siblings or friends to class. Min 10 Max 16 Instructor: Lacey Fichera, Jim Owens, Maritza Garcia-Rivas Course Barcode

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Time

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Kindergym - 4 Dates Class fee is $40 (S.R. Resident $30) *5 Dates - $48 (S.R. Resident $38) (Session 1)

77220 77221 77222 77223

Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm

1 - 2½ 1½ - 3½ 1 - 2½ 2 - 3½

Wed Thu Fri Fri

8/26-9/16 8/27-9/17 8/28-9/18 8/28-9/18

10:30-11:30am 10:30-11:30am 9:15-10:15am 10:45-11:45am

Jim O. Maritza G. Lacey F. Lacey F.

(Session 2)

77224 77225 77226 77227

Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm

1 - 2½ 1½ - 3½ 1 - 2½ 2 - 3½

Wed Thu Fri Fri

9/30-10/21 10/1-10/22 9/25-10/23 (No class 10/2) 9/25-10/23 (No class 10/2)

10:30-11:30am 10:30-11:30am 9:15-10:15am 10:45-11:45am

Jim O. Maritza G. Lacey F. Lacey F.

(Session 3) (Session 4)

77228 77229 77230 77231

Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm

1 - 2½ 1½ - 3½ 1 - 2½ 2 - 3½

Wed Thu Fri Fri

11/18-12/16 (No class 11/25) 10:30-11:30am *11/5-12/10 (No class 11/26) 10:30-11:30am 10/30-11/20 9:15-10:15am 10/30-11/20 10:45-11:45am

Jim O. Maritza G. Lacey F. Lacey F.

77232 77233 77234 77235

Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm Finley/Valley Oak Rm

1 - 2½ 1½ - 3½ 1 - 2½ 2 - 3½

Wed Thu Fri Fri

*1/13-2/10 *1/14-2/11 *1/15-2/12 *1/15-2/12

Jim O. Maritza G. Lacey F. Lacey F.

10:30-11:30am 10:30-11:30am 9:15-10:15am 10:45-11:45am

*This is a 5 date class.

NEED A FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE? One day Kindergym Drop-in fee: $10. Call ahead first (543-3737) then register at the front desk before class.

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Fitness & Sports TODDLER AND BASIC GYMNASTICS AT SANTA ROSA GYMNASTICS CENTER! (SRGC) (Age 3-5 and 5-10) 4 Weeks Join the fun at Santa Rosa Gymnastics where boys and girls will climb, swing, roll, jump and flip their way to a healthy mind and body! Your child will have a blast learning basic gymnastic skills on all the Olympic apparatus, as well as 3 different types of trampolines. This positive and well-structured program includes specially-designed and scaled equipment to help them gain important motor skills, increase body awareness, strength, coordination and confidence. No experience necessary. Complete viewing area for family and friends. Please wear moveable clothing (no zippers, buttons or snaps), all hair must be tied back, no jewelry and bare feet only. Release forms must be completed for each child by a parent/guardian before attending lessons. Release forms provided at SR Gymnastics. **All classes are held at Santa Rosa Gymnastics Center (SRGC), 2210 Bluebell Drive in Santa Rosa (525-1720). FYI: SRGC has a student/teacher ratio of 10:1 and the Rec and Parks maximum registration number is not necessarily the maximum number allowed at the SRCGC camps. Toddler Gymnastics: Min 6 Max 9 Basic Gymnastics: Min 5 Max 10 Instructor: SRGC Staff, CPR & First Aid Certified and members of USAG & US AIGC

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Time

Toddler Gymnastics – Class fee $65 (S.R. Resident $55) 76574 3-5 Tue 8/25-9/15 76575 3-5 Wed 8/26-9/16 76576 3-5 Thu 8/27-9/17 3-5 Fri 8/28-9/18 76577 76578 3-5 Sat 8/29-9/19 3-5 Tue 9/29-10/20 76579 76580 3-5 Wed 9/30-10/21 76581 3-5 Thu 10/1-10/22 3-5 Fri 10/2-10/23 76582 76583 3-5 Sat 10/3-10/24 3-5 Tue 11/3-11/24 76584 76585 3-5 Wed 11/4-11/25 76586 3-5 Thu 11/5-12/3 (No class 11/26) 76587 3-5 Fri 11/6-12/4 (No class 11/27) 76588 3-5 Sat 11/7-12/5 (No class 11/28) 76589 3-5 Tue 12/8-12/29 76590 3-5 Wed 12/9-12/30 76591 3-5 Thu 12/10-1/14 (No class 12/24 & 12/31) 76592 3-5 Fri 12/11-1/15 (No class 12/25 & 1/1) 76593 3-5 Sat 12/12-1/2 76594 3-5 Tue 1/19-2/9 76595 3-5 Wed 1/20-2/10 76596 3-5 Thu 1/21-2/11 76597 3-5 Fri 1/22-2/12 76598 3-5 Sat 1/23-2/13

11-11:45am 11-11:45am 11-11:45am 11-11:45am 9-9:45am 11-11:45am 11-11:45am 11-11:45am 11-11:45am 9-9:45am 11-11:45am 11-11:45am 11-11:45am 11-11:45am 9-9:45am 11-11:45am 11-11:45am 11-11:45am 11-11:45am 9-9:45am 11-11:45am 11-11:45am 11-11:45am 11-11:45am 9-9:45am

Basic Gymnastics – Class fee $73 (S.R. Resident $63) 76599 5-10 Tue 8/25-9/15 76600 5-10 Thu 8/27-9/17 76601 5-10 Tue 9/29-10/20 76611 5-10 Thu 10/1-10/22 76612 5-10 Tue 11/3-11/24 76751 5-10 Thu 11/5-12/3 (No class 11/26) 76752 5-10 Tue 12/8-12/29 76753 5-10 Thu 12/10-1/14 (No class 12/24 & 12/31) 76754 5-10 Tue 1/19-2/9 76755 5-10 Thu 1/21-2/11

3:30-4:30pm 4:30-5:30pm 3:30-4:30pm 4:30-5:30pm 3:30-4:30pm 4:30-5:30pm 3:30-4:30pm 4:30-5:30pm 3:30-4:30pm 4:30-5:30pm

SRCG classes take place at the Santa Rosa Gymnastics Center (SRGC) 2210 Bluebell Drive in Santa Rosa (525-1720).

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Fitness & Sports HAPPY FEET SOCCER NEW (Age 2-3, 4-5) 6 Dates Through stories & games, HappyFeet offers young kids the National Association for Sports & Physical Education recommended 30 minutes of activity to be healthy! Using nursery rhymes, songs, stories and fun games with a soccer ball, kids maximize motor skill development. 2-3 year olds love acting out nursery rhymes and songs and 4-5 year olds have a blast with stories and fun games! The HappyFeet ball is called ‘Bob the Bobcat’ and kids love taming their ‘Bobcat’! Dress ready for fun (no sandals or flip-flops please) Min 10 Max 10 Instructor: HappyFeet coach Cari Moore, former college soccer player, 4 years’ experience coaching youth soccer.

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BEGINNING AMERICAN KENPO KARATE (Age 6-18) 8 Dates Martial Arts students attempt to gain harmony of body, mind, and spirit. This class is designed to provide instruction leading to accomplishment of the level of Black Belt with focus on Self Defense techniques, Kata (forms), Kumite, fitness, and philosophy resulting in achieving rank (white belt through black belt), self confidence, discipline, flexibility, and respect. Optional costs: uniform and certification for belt advancement. Details will be given at the first class. Min 15 Max 35 Instructor: Tom Porter, Clinical Psychology PhD, 6th Degree Black Belt, Martial Arts instructor since 1982.

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HappyFeet Soccer - Class fee is $67 (S.R. Resident $57) (6 Dates) 76824 Finley/Valley Oak Rm 2-3 (6 Dates) 76827 Finley/Valley Oak Rm 4-5 (6 Dates) 76825 Finley/Valley Oak Rm 2-3 (6 Dates) 76828 Finley/Valley Oak Rm 4-5 Beg. Kenpo Karate - Class fee is $45 (S.R. Resident $35) (8 Dates) 76718 Finley/Live Oak Rm 6-18 (8 Dates) 76708 Finley/Live Oak Rm 6-18 (8 Dates) 76704 Finley/Live Oak Rm 6-18 (8 Dates) 76709 Finley/Live Oak Rm 6-18 (8 Dates) 76705 Finley/Live Oak Rm 6-18 (8 Dates) 76710 Finley/Live Oak Rm 6-18 (8 Dates) 76706 Finley/Live Oak Rm 6-18 (8 Dates) 76711 Finley/Live Oak Rm 6-18 (8 Dates) 76707 Finley/Live Oak Rm 6-18 (8 Dates) 76712 Finley/Live Oak Rm 6-18

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9/14-10/19 9/14-10/19 12/7-2/1 (No class 12/21, 12/28, 1/18) 12/7-2/1 (No class 12/21, 12/28, 1/18) 8/25-9/17 8/25-9/17 9/29-10/22 9/29-10/22 10/27-11/19 10/27-11/19 12/8-1/14 (No class 12/22-12/31) 12/8-1/14 (No class 12/22-12/31) 1/19-2/11 1/19-2/11

9:15-9:45am 10-10:30am 9:15-9:45am 10-10:30am 4:45-5:30pm 5:30-6:15pm 4:45-5:30pm 5:30-6:15pm 4:45-5:30pm 5:30-6:15pm 4:45-5:30pm 5:30-6:15pm 4:45-5:30pm 5:30-6:15pm

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Fitness & Sports 10 & UNDER TENNIS (Age 5-10)

BEGINNER (Age 6-12)

10 and Under Tennis is designed and structured for kids to learn, rally, and play quickly in a rewarding and enjoyable fashion. In a decision that will fundamentally change the future landscape of tennis in the United States, 10 and Under Tennis caters to a child’s age and size by tailoring the equipment, court dimensions, and scoring system.

Class provides basics of tennis. An emphasis is placed on fun.

All classes are held at Galvin Community Park, 3330 Yulupa Ave. Mon, Wed 5:30-6:30pm $60 (S.R. Resident $50) 8/17-8/26 #76804 8/31 -9/9 #76805 9/14-9/23 #76806 9/28-10/7 #76807 10/12-10/21 #76808 10/26-11/4 #76811 11/9-11/18 #76812

ADVANCED BEGINNER (Age 6-16) This fun class provides a review of the basics as well as an introduction to scoring. Students must be able to rally with other students before entering this class. All classes are held at Galvin Community Park, 3330 Yulupa Ave. Mon, Wed 5:30-6:30pm $60 (S.R. Resident $50) 8/17-8/26 #76797 8/31-9/9 #76798 9/14-9/23 #76799 9/28-10/7 #76800 10/12-10/21 #76801 10/26-11/4 #76802 11/9-11/18 #76803

INTERMEDIATE/ ADVANCED TOURNAMENT PREP TENNIS (Age 8-17) This class is for students who play competitively. Emphasis is on conditioning, strategy, drills, and positive court behavior. This class is designed to prepare players for high school/Tournament Level tennis. All classes are held at Galvin Community Park, 3330 Yulupa Ave. Mon, Wed, Sun 4-5:30pm, Sun 4-6pm $80 (S.R. Resident $70) 8/17-9/13 #76809 9/14-10/11 #76810 10/12-11/8 #76813

ADVANCED JUNIOR TENNIS Players train in a highly competitive (but fun!) atmosphere. Most training sessions include instruction, drilling and play. Players are expected to compete outside of class. Attention is paid to strategy and tennis theory. All classes are run by Jason Beard. For more information, call 217-7785 or email jasonbeardmusic@gmail.com.

COACHES WANTED!

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Fitness & Sports YOUTH OUTDOOR SOCCER LEAGUE (Age 4-7) Boys and Girls In this recreational beginner league practices are once a week and games will be Saturdays. Registration will continue until September 2, or until leagues are full. Sat, 9/19-10/24 – Time, TBA Rincon Valley Community Park $80 (S.R. Resident $70) #75409 (Ages 4-5) #75408 (Ages 6-7)

YOUTH BASKETBALL (Grades K-3) Boys and Girls Sign-ups for this fun and exciting league will continue through November 4, 2015 or until leagues are full. Registration fee includes a pre-season clinic to be held on Saturday, December 5th, R.A.M.S Gym at Sheppard Elementary. Grades K-1 Sat, 1/9-2/20 – Time, TBA Steele Lane Community Center/ R.A.M.S Gym at Sheppard Elementary $85 (S.R. Resident $75) #76756 Grades 2-3 Sat, 1/9-2/20 – Time, TBA Steele Lane Community Center/ R.A.M.S Gym at Sheppard Elementary *$85 (S.R. Resident $75) #76757

WINTER BREAK BASKETBALL CLINIC (Ages 9-12) Recreation and Parks Basketball Clinic focuses on the fundamentals and mechanics of Basketball through a personal one on one instructional style. Students will learn different: rules, drills, techniques, low impact recovery and the fundamentals, in a maximum clinic size of 10. All clinics are held in the Hub Room at Steele Lane Community Center. Mon-Thurs - 12/28-12/31 9am-12pm $65 (S.R. Resident $55) #76775

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Tot Classes FINLEY TEENY TINY TOTS (Age 2-3) You and your 2+3 year olds are invited to join other children in a safe, stimulating and creative environment. Lots of planned arts and crafts project as well as story time, singing songs, games and having fun in the outdoor enclosed play area. Our teachers are ready to prepare your child for the next step up to our Tiny Tots program and we ask that one parent or adult accompany each child. Min 10 Max 12 Instructors: Kim Hatch and Jaime Tosti

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Session I – 4 weeks 77139 Finley/Madrone Rm 2+3 T,Th 77140 Finley/Madrone Rm 2+3 T,Th

8/25-9/17 8/25-9/17

9:30-10:30am 11am-12pm

$78 (S.R. Resident $68) $78 (S.R. Resident $68)

Session II - 4 Weeks 77141 Finley/Madrone Rm 2+3 T,Th 77142 Finley/Madrone Rm 2+3 T,Th

9/29-10/22 9/29-10/22

9:30-10:30am 11am-12pm

$78 (S.R. Resident $68) $78 (S.R. Resident $68)

Session III - 5 Weeks 77147 Finley/Madrone Rm 2+3 T,Th 77148 Finley/Madrone Rm 2+3 T,Th

11/3-12/10* 9:30-10:30am $86 (S.R. Resident $76) 11/3-12/10* 11am-12pm $86 (S.R. Resident $76) *(No class 11/23-11/27 Thanksgiving Break)

Session IV - 5 Weeks Finley/Madrone Rm 2+3 T,Th 77143 Finley/Madrone Rm 2+3 T,Th 77144

1/5-2/4 1/5-2/4

9:30-10:30am 11am-12pm

$94 (S.R. Resident $84) $94 (S.R. Resident $84)

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FINLEY TINY TOTS (Age 3½ -5) Plenty of fun projects are in store for your 3½ - 5 year old child and our instructors will provide a caring and nurturing environment for participants to grow in confidence and ability. The program is designed to strengthen Kindergarten readiness through art, songs, stories and socialization as well as physical activities incorporating games, rhythm and music, and our enclosed outdoor play area. Snacks will be provided. Children must be toilet trained, please (no pull ups). Proof of age may be requested. Min 10 Max 15

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Time

Session I – 4 weeks $169 (S.R. Resident $159) 77149 Finley/Madrone Rm 3½-5 M, W, F

8/24-9/18 (1 day less for Labor Day)

9-11:30am

Session II - 4 Weeks $169 (S.R. Resident $159) 77145 Finley/Madrone Rm 3½-5 M, W, F

9/28-10/23 (1 day less for Gran Fondo)

9-11:30am

Session III - 5 Weeks $218 (S.R. Resident $208) 77146 Finley/Madrone Rm 3½-5 M, W, F

11/2-12/16 9-11:30am (No class 11/23-11/27 Thanksgiving Break) (No class Veterans Day - 11/11)

Session IV - 5 Weeks $218 (S.R. Resident $208) 77150 Finley/Madrone Rm 3½-5 M, W, F

1/4-2/8 (No Class MLK Day - 1/18)

9-11:30am

Instructors: Kim Hatch and Shannon Pope

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YO U T H Winter Camps

Horsemanship

GYMNASTICS THANKSGIVING CAMP (Ages 5-14) 1 Day

INTRODUCTION TO HORSEMANSHIP (Ages 3-12) 1 Day

Expect lots of flipping, jumping, swinging and climbing. Child must bring a healthy snack, lunch and something to drink. Each afternoon will be a different activity filled with tumbling, movie day, crafts, game day, water day (summer only) and rock climbing. All of our instructors have CPR and 1st Aid training. Release forms must be filled out prior to start of camp. Camp is held at Santa Rosa Gymnastics Center, 2210 Bluebell Court. Min 6 Max 15

This one-hour workshop is the perfect way to introduce your child to ponies. Participants, through hands on experience, will learn how to groom and saddle their pony and get an introduction to basic riding skills including balance, walking and trotting.

Instructors are all SRGC certified, CPR and First Aid certified and are affiliated and members of USAG and USAIGC. Wed, 11/25 8:30am-3:30pm $60 (S.R. Resident $50) #76602 Fri, 11/27 8:30am-3:30pm $60 (S.R. Resident $50) #76603

GYMNASTICS WINTER CAMP (Ages 5-14) 3 Days

Flip, jump, swing and climb all week long in this camp! Each afternoon will feature a different activity including tumbling, movies, crafts, games and rock climbing. Child must bring a healthy snack, lunch and something to drink. Release forms must be filled out prior to start of camp. Camp is held at Santa Rosa Gymnastics Center, 2210 Bluebell Court. Min 6 Max 15 Instructor: All SRGC certified, CPR and First Aid certified and are affiliated and members of USAG and USAIGC. Mon, Tue, Wed, 12/21, 12/22, 12/23 (No class 12/24,12/25) 8:30am-3:30pm $130 (S.R. Resident $120) #76604 Mon, Tue, Wed, 12/28, 12/29, 12/30 (No class 12/31,1/1) 8:30am-3:30pm $130 (S.R. Resident $120) #76605

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WINTER CAMP (Ages 6-12) Molded in the finest of camp traditions and modeled after Camp Wa-Tam, this program offers a variety of activities designed for maximum indoor fun! Activities planned for the week include Baking Fun with Mr. Big, arts and crafts, games, skits, a field trip and a special guest! The week will be topped off with a Friday extravaganza where campers enjoy a meal prepared by their own hands in Chef Big’s Kitchen, and then put on an Awesome Afternoon Theater program for parents, friends and relatives. Children 5¾ years old may attend camp if they are currently enrolled in kindergarten. Min 30 Max 70 Theme: Winter Wonderland Mon. - Thurs, 12/28-12/31 8am-3pm Finley/Person Auditorium $150 (S.R. Resident $140) #76859

Sat, 8/8 10-11am $40 (S.R. Resident $35) #75885 Sat, 8/22 10-11am $40 (S.R. Resident $35) #75886

INTERMEDIATE HORSEMANSHIP (Ages 3-12) 4 Weeks This four-session, one-hour class, is sure to be an amazing experience for any young pony lover. Participants will learn the basic ground and riding skills including a balanced seat and proper use of communication aides at the walk, trot and canter. Sat, 9/5-9/26 10-11am $160 (S.R. Resident $150) #758785 Classes at Howarth park Pony Corral

Extended hours available for Winter Camp 3-5:15pm $40 #76860

WINTER CAMP VERTICAL (Ages 7-14) 4 Days Campers will learn climbing techniques, knots and safety skills with plenty of time for climbing fun and games on Vertex’s 35-foot high walls. Min 4 Max 15. M/Tu/W/Th, 12/21-12/24 (No class 12/25) 9am-12pm Vertex Climbing Ctr., 3358 A Coffey Lane $130 (S.R. Resident $120) #76613

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Neighborhood Services

About Neighborhood Services

Neighborhood Services provides innovative youth development programming that serves at-risk, low-income and homeless youth and families throughout Santa Rosa. The programs provide “safe haven” sites where young people can enjoy recreational, social and academic activities without fear of gangs, drugs and other negative influences that occur in their neighborhoods. In partnership with other community agencies, Neighborhood Services also assists families living in high-need neighborhoods improve their quality of life by connecting them to other beneficial programs and services, helping to build a stronger community. SCHOOL BREAK CAMPS Neighborhood Services offers a variety of camp programs to keep Santa Rosa’s youth engaged when schools are out on holidays and extended breaks. Free sports camps along with neighborhood recreation camps are offered during school holidays as well as during Thanksgiving, winter and spring breaks. An emphasis is placed on safety, respectfulness, positive attitude and sportsmanship. For specific dates and times of the various camps and activities we offer for Santa Rosa youth ages 5 to 18, please check the “Neighborhood Youth Programs” tab at santarosarec. com or call our bilingual information line at (707) 543-4501. 

CHEER PROGRAM The new basketball cheer program has been a great success! Twenty-eight youth ages 8-13 have enjoyed practicing twice a week at the Steele Lane Community Center and cheering Saturday mornings for our Junior Warriors basketball teams. Each week has had different discussion themes: teamwork, healthy eating, exercise/fitness, confidence, education, leadership, banish bullying, integrity, sportsmanship and accountability. This has been such a positive addition that cheer will be implemented into our fall NFL Flag Football season!

JUNIOR GIANTS COMES TO SANTA ROSA! Junior Giants, a non-competitive baseball program for youth ages 5-18 is completing its first season with Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks! Junior Giants Baseball is part of the Giants Community Fund, which collaborates with the San Francisco Giants, using baseball as a forum to encourage underserved youth and their families to live healthy, productive lives. The Fund supports Junior Giants leagues throughout Northern California, Nevada and Oregon and provides assistance to targeted community initiatives in the areas of Education, Health and Violence Prevention. Junior Giants differs from Little League in that the focus lies with character development rather than winning, no scorekeepers or umpires are needed. The coaches and Team Parents emphasize the curricular elements of Junior Giants, such as the Four Bases of Character Development (Integrity, Teamwork, Leadership and Confidence), the Round the Bases Reading Program and the Strike Out Bullying Art Contest. This first year of Santa Rosa Junior Giants has been a smashing success! Serving over 200 youth who cannot afford the registration and equipment fees associated with baseball programs, Junior Giants began in mid-June and will conclude in mid-August. The practices and games have been held at Southwest Community Park and Elsie Allen High School. Players who consistently attended and embodied the qualities of Junior Giants earned incentive prizes such as baseball cards, water bottles, and even tickets to Giants games.

JUNIOR WARRIORS In its third season with Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks, the Junior Warriors basketball program continues to be a slam dunk! More than 140 youth grades 4 to 8 from Santa Rosa’s underserved communities participated and received official

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Junior Warriors certificates of completion. Coaches act as positive role models who always prioritize conduct and sportsmanship above winning. Key points of emphasis with basketball skill instruction included moving one’s feet while defending, boxing out to rebound, and creating open passing lanes. Practices and games took place at Comstock, Roseland Accelerated and Santa Rosa Middle Schools on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings as well as Saturday mornings and afternoons. This season, Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks Junior Warriors Program was afforded the incredible opportunity to play in the “Junior Warriors Classic” against the San Francisco Junior Warriors. The Classic takes place at Oracle Arena, the home of the Golden State Warriors. Staff selected 13 youth in the 7-8 grade division based on exemplary character and conduct. After the game against the San Francisco Junior Warriors, players watched the Golden State Warriors warm up and subsequently play against the Phoenix Suns. It was a great day and an amazing opportunity for the underserved youth!

Program Facts: •

More than 150 youth ages 5-18 were served at our neighborhood after school programs throughout this past school year.

• Five middle schools were represented by 165 youth during our spring soccer season. •

More than 390 youth in 1st through Grade 7 participate in our Recreation Sensation summer program each June and July.

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B OAT I N G & S A I L I N G Boating & Sailing in Howarth Park BOAT RENTAL INFORMATION Lifejackets are provided for free with the rental and all boaters MUST wear a lifejacket. Paddleboat: $10/hour Accommodates: 4 people/740 lbs. Paddleboat w/canopy: $12/hour Accommodates: 4 people/740 lbs. Single Kayak: $5/hour Accommodates: 1 person Double Kayak: $8/hour Accommodates: 2 people Sailboat: $10/hour Accommodates: 2 people/370 lbs. Please Note: You must have experience sailing and pass a short sailing test. Canoe: $10/hour Accommodates: 4 people/730 lbs. Rowboat: $8/hour Accommodates: 5 people/925 lbs. PLEASE NOTE: Boats are rented on a first-come, first-served basis: we do NOT take reservations. We accept cash, checks, Visa or MasterCard. Please, no large bills. Fall Rental Hours: August 22-September 27, Sat/Sun 11am-5pm, weather permitting. Also open Labor Day, Monday, September 7

BRING YOUR OWN BOAT TO HOWARTH You are welcome to bring you own boat to Lake Ralphine. There is a day launch fee of $2 per boat, or a yearly launch permit for $10 per boat. These are available at the Boathouse during rental hours. (If you come during non-rental hours, you can launch your boat for free.) Boats over 20 ft are not allowed. Electric engines only!

PRIVATE SAILING LESSONS Our certified instructors will work with you based on your skill level. Cost is $40/hr with Rec & Parks sailboat or $30/hr using your own sailboat. For more information, email: howarthpark@srcity.org or call 543-3298.

SPECIAL CLASSES FOR YOUR GROUP If you have a group of 4 or more who would like lessons and you would like to set up your own class, please contact us at howarthpark@srcity.org or call 543-3298.

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B OAT I N G & S A I L I N G Boating & Sailing Class Information For all boating classes, please bring clothes/shoes that you wouldn’t mind getting wet. Sailing and Kayaking classes do practice capsizing, so come prepared! Although not all the classes get into the water, it is good to be prepared just in case. You may also wish to bring a towel, hat, sun block, water, and a snack. Please leave any valuables at home or locked securely in your vehicle, out of sight. KAYAKING (Age 5+) 1 Day Paddle around Lake Ralphine enjoying the outdoors and the wildlife! Our experienced instructors will work with you to give you the confidence and skills needed to enjoy kayaking on beautiful Lake Ralphine. Please Note: Children ages 5-8 MUST be accompanied by an adult that is registered for the class! Min 4 Max 8

PADDLEBOARDING (Age 8+) 1 Day Come to Howarth Park to enjoy paddleboarding lessons! Lessons include personal instruction on techniques for the beginner and advanced boarder alike. The first hour of class will be intensive instruction followed by an hour of ‘free paddling” in which the instructor will be on the water for follow up instruction for all students. Min 4 Max 7

BEGINNER’S SAILING CLASS (Age12+) 1 Day Have you ever wanted to learn to sail? Come out to Howarth Park’s Lake Ralphine and our experienced instructors will teach you the basics needed to enjoy sailing around the lake. All participants must be comfortable treading water. NOTE: This class is an introductory class. We recommend taking Intermediate/ Advanced Sailing after completion of this course to develop the skills needed to fully enjoy independent sailing. Min 4 Max 8

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED SAILING CLASS (Age 12+) 1 Day The Intermediate/Advanced Sailing Class is perfect for sailors who would like to have an instructor available to answer questions and give them tips. Our experienced instructors will help you expand on the skills and the knowledge needed to gain more confidence on the water. This class can be repeated as many times as you choose to reach your desired level of ability. All participants must be comfortable treading water. NOTE: Participants must have basic sailing and boating safety knowledge. Completion of either Sailing Camp for Youth, Beginner’s Sailing Class, or Boating Basics is recommended prior to taking this course. Min 2 Max 5

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Kayaking – Class fee is $25 (S.R. Resident $20) 75689 Lake Ralphine 5+ Sat 75690 Lake Ralphine 5+ Sat Lake Ralphine 5+ Sat 75697

8/1 8/15 9/12

10:30am-12:30pm 10:30am-12:30pm 10:30am-12:30pm

Paddle boarding – Class fee is $25 (S.R. Resident $20) 75695 Lake Ralphine 8+ Sat 75696 Lake Ralphine 8+ Sat 75698 Lake Ralphine 8+ Sat

8/8 8/22 9/5

10:30am-12:30pm 10:30am-12:30pm 10:30am-12:30pm

Beginner’s Sailing Class – Class fee is $40 (S.R. Resident $35) 75686 Lake Ralphine 12+ Sat 8/8 75687 Lake Ralphine 12+ Sat 8/22 75688 Lake Ralphine 12+ Sat 9/5

12:45-4:45pm 12:45-4:45pm 12:45-4:45pm

Intermediate/Advanced Sailing Class – Class fee is $35 (S.R. Resident $30) 75702 Lake Ralphine 12+ Sat 8/29 75703 Lake Ralphine 12+ Sat 9/19

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A D U LT S ( 1 8 + ) Arts & Crafts

FALL HARVEST GOURDS (Age 18+) 1 Day

GOURD BIRDHOUSES (Age18+) 1 Day

Learn to decorate gourds using a wood burning tool and various coloring, staining and finishing techniques, and create a unique decoration for your home. This class will focus on incorporating nature designs and fall themes such as a pumpkin, apple or owl gourd! The process is fun and simple, no previous artistic skill required just a creative spirit. All tools, decorating supplies and the gourd are included. Min 6 Max 12

Grace your garden or patio with a lovely environmentally harmonious habitat for your feathered friends created by you from a common garden gourd. Learn valuable techniques for cutting, coloring and finishing your gourd to attract the birds and keep it weather-safe. Gain lots of useful tips about gourd craft, and the use of simple cutting tools and wood burners. Step by step instructions are provided. All the tools, materials and the gourd needed to complete your project are included. No previous skill required. Beginners to advanced welcome. Min 6 Max 12

Instructor: Jeri Nager. Sat, 10/17 – 1-4pm Finley/Maple Rm $55 (S.R. Resident $45) #76661

GOURD LUMINARIES FOR THE HOLIDAYS (Age 18+) 1 Day Light up your Holidays with stunning, easy-to-make luminaries made from... GOURDS! These unique lights combine the beauty of nature, your creativity and safe technology to bring light into every area of your home. They are the ideal holiday decoration. Use them on the table or, near the tree on your doorstep. No electricity is required and no hazardous materials are involved. Just add a battery operated candle and your gourd will be glowing, attracting nothing but compliments! Design and decorate them to suit your holiday theme. There will be lots of designs available for transfer, and samples to inspire you. All you need to bring is your creativity and holiday spirit. Min 6 Max 12

JUGGLING FOR FUN (Age 8+) 1 Day

Juggling is great fun for all ages. Juggling inspires creativity and it is a physical activity that builds muscle and the mind all in one. We will learn the basic 3 ball pattern plus a few other tricks. Juggling is a left brain right brain function and is very helpful for mathematicians because juggling enhances the possibility of retaining information. It is relaxing and fun to juggle. Everyone will take home a set of juggling balls. Min 8 Max 20 Instructor: Pamela Sue Porter is a clown/juggler/face-painter/balloon artist. She is with the Hiccup Circus in the winter in Hawaii and is a local performer in Santa Rosa.

Sat, 2/13 – 1-4pm Finley/Maple Rm $55 (S.R. Resident $45) #76662

Tue, 11/10 - 6-7:30pm Finley/Maple Room $35 (S.R. Resident $25) #76663

Gourd Craft Instructor: Jeri Nager is a gifted local gourd artist who has been showing her gourds and patiently teaching her craft for several years.

Thu, 12/17 – 6-7:30pm Finley/Maple Room $35 (S.R. Resident $25) #76664

Instructor: Jeri Nager. Sat, 11/21 – 1-4pm Finley/Maple Rm $55 (S.R. Resident $45) #76665

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Arts & Crafts

FUNDAMENTAL DRAWING WITH CHRISTIAN QUINTIN (Age 18+) 5 Weeks - NEW Learn the fundamental skills of drawing such as light and shade, figure drawing, landscape and perspective with French Artist Christian Quintin. The ability to render what you draw in three dimensions and in a variety of medium will free you to create your own voice. These classes are open to adults of all levels. NOTE: Contact Christian at christianquintin@comcast. net or call 916-833-2500 for the class list of supplies. Min 10 Max 24 Instructor: Christian Quintin, born in Brittany, France, studied at the Beaux Arts Academy in Paris, moved to the United States in 1981. Christian has exhibited his art in galleries and museums in San Francisco, New York and the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento and has been a recipient of numerous public and private commissions. Tue, 6:30-8:30pm Finley Person Senior Wing/Rm 26 $98 (S.R. resident $88) Shading, Ellipses, Depth 8/25-9/22 #76501 Three Dimensional Perspective 9/29-10/27 #76502 Landscapes 11/10-12/15 (No class 12/1) #76503 Creativity, Textures & Patterns, Composition 1/12-2/9 #76504

ACRYLIC PAINTING MADE EASY (Age 18+) 4 Weeks Discover your inner artist while exploring the versatility of acrylic paints. Learn about mixing and using color for best effects, experiment with texture, from thick to thin, different brushes, use of palette knife, texturing mediums. Are you drawn to realism, impressionism, abstraction? Find out by exploring different subjects: landscape, abstract designs, still life, or fantasy. This class is for beginners as well as more experienced painters looking for stimulus and feedback. Fee includes materials. Min 8 Max 12 Instructor: Sasha Pepper, over 30 yrs professional artist and teaching experience, M.A. in Art from UC Berkeley. Thu, 10/1-10/22 – 6-8:30pm Finley/Willow Rm $100 (S.R. Resident $90) #76505 Tue, 11/3-11/24 – 6-8:30pm Finley/Willow Rm $100 (S.R. Resident $90) #76506

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Business & Computer MASTER-PLAN YOUR AFFAIRS The Estate Documents Organizer (Age 18+) 1 Day

Learn what basic documents and information you need to obtain and, how to organize 30 essential topics in an easyto-follow A-Z records book. Do you have a list of passwords or instructions for your pets? Prepare a book to assist your own personal planning, your family, and professionals in managing important financial, legal and personal affairs. Be prepared for the expected and unexpected events in life...and emergencies too. Honor your life accomplishments and leave a proud and accessible legacy for your heirs. The Estate Documents Organizer book is included in the course fee. Roy Johnston, Santa Rosa estate planning attorney and financial advisor Daren Blonski will join Julie to answer questions. Min 7 Max 20 Instructor: Julie Jones, Consulting Services, created this records book in the process of caring for her mother for 20 years. A California credentialed secondary school teacher, she previously taught this class at the Sonoma Valley Adult School for 5 semesters. For more information, please call (707) 343-1252.

PC BASICS (Age 18+) 1 Day

MS POWERPOINT BASICS NEW (Age 18+) 1 Day

Does a computer intimidate you? Learn the basics on a Windows computer -- how to create documents, save them, change them, and even have some fun while doing it! There will be time to explore related computer topics, such as purchasing, repairing, and upgrading hardware, installing software, and all the other things you’ve wanted to ask about. Min 6 Max 12

This is an introduction to presentation software, using PowerPoint 2013. Learn to prepare, edit, and format slide shows. Discover features that will help you convey your message and keep your audience entertained. Learn how to format text size and color, add pictures and insert special animated effects to your slides. Min 6 Max 12

Instructor: Norman Rose MA, PhD, has been an instructor in SRJC’s Computer Studies Department since 1996.

Instructor: Norman Rose, MA, PhD has been an instructor in SRJC’s Computer Studies Department since 1966.

Sat, 10/10 – 1-5pm Person Senior Wing/Rm 23 $60 (S.R. Resident $50) #76540

Sat, 1/30 – 1-5pm Person Senior Wing/Rm 23 $60 (S.R. Resident $50) #76547

Sat, 1/9 – 1-5pm Person Senior Wing/Rm 23 $60 (S.R. Resident $50) #76541

Thu, 9/17 – 6-8pm Finley/Manzanita Rm $68 (S.R. Resident $58) #76531 Thu, 10/15 – 6-8pm Finley/Manzanita Rm $68 (S.R. Resident $58) #76530

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Business & Computer MS WORD BASICS (Age 18+) 1 Day Learn the basics of word processing, using Microsoft Word 2013. You’ll learn how to create, save, and modify documents, format text for emphasis, move text, add pictures, check spelling, and perform other useful skills. Min 6 Max 12 Instructor: Norman Rose MA, PhD, has been an instructor in SRJC’s Computer Studies Department since 1996. Sat, 10/17 – 1-5pm Person Senior Wing/Rm 23 $60 (S.R. Resident $50) #76542 Sat, 1/16 – 1-5pm Person Senior Wing/Rm 23 $60 (S.R. Resident $50) #76543

MS EXCEL BASICS (Age 18+) 1 Day Learn the basics of spreadsheet software, using Microsoft Excel 2013. You’ll learn how to create and format a worksheet to perform math operations, so you can create budgets, invoices, financial records, grade books, etc. You’ll also learn how to create charts and graphs from your data. Min 6 Max 12 Instructor: Norman Rose MA, PhD, has been an instructor in SRJC’s Computer Studies Department since 1996. Sat, 10/24 – 1-5pm Person Senior Wing/Rm 23 $60 (S.R. Resident $50) #76544 Sat, 1/23 – 1-5pm Person Senior Wing/Rm 23 $60 (S.R. Resident $50) #76545

INTRODUCTION TO USING YOUR IPHONE & IPAD (Age 18+) 1 Day Your iPhone and iPad can do so much; learn their full potential! This course is for people who have an iPhone or iPad and want to learn how to use it and become more comfortable with it. Learn about the email, iMessaging, and Siri. Master the built-in applications and even how to use FaceTime to see your family and friends while talking

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to them. You will also learn how to find and pick the best applications. This is an interactive, hands-on class, so bring your iPhone or iPad, Apple I.D. and Apple password and your questions. Min 5 Max 15 Instructor: Richard Lazovick has a BS-EE from Cornell University and an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. He has worked as a hardware and software engineer, an inventor, and a teacher. He has also done marketing, website design, and social media. Thu, 9/10 – 6-9pm Finley/Willow Rm $55 (S.R. Resident $45) #76538 Wed, 11/19 – 5:30-8:30pm Finley/Willow Rm $55 (S.R. Resident $45) #76539 Thu, 1/14 – 6-9pm Finley/Manzanita Rm $55 (S.R. Resident $45) #76548

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A D U LT S ( 1 8 + ) Cooking

Cooking with Jill Nussinow

Celebrate the Season with Chef Monica Almond

(Age 18+) 1 Day Workshops

(Age 18+) 1 Day Workshops NEW SERIES

Aka The Veggie Queen™, Jill is a cookbook author and Registered Dietitian, teaching plant-based cooking for almost 30 years. She shares her passion for vegetables and pressure cooking which leads to a healthier and happier life. Her fourth book Vegan Under Pressure is due out January 2016. Min 10 Max 14

Bringing you a season full of colors, flavors, textures and fragrances! Chef Monica’s classes are a combination of interactive hands-on and lecture. Min 8 Max 12

FEARLESS PRESSURE COOKING FOR EVERYONE Pressure cooking is ‘HOT’! See how to successfully use a pressure cooker to make fantastic food fast, and learn the basics of pressure cooking: how the pressure cooker works, both stove top and electric styles, how to choose the style that works for you and how to cook, using the freshest ingredients of the season. She will prepare dishes from soup to dessert. Come prepared to eat! Tue, 9/22 - 6 to 8:30 pm Finley/Kitchen $49 (S.R. Resident $39) #77387

FARM-TO-TABLE HOLIDAY DISHES FOR PARTIES…AND MORE!

Monica Almond holds an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Culinary Arts. A HABANERO WORKSHOP!

Cooking with habanero peppers add incredible heat, aroma and flavor! In this workshop, you will create a Caribbean spice rub that can be used for meat, seafood, poultry or vegetables, and make a Creole Peanut Soup that adds a medium-hot blend of habaneros and peanuts. Wed, 10/14 – 6-8pm Finley/Kitchen $49 (S/R. Resident $39) #76729

PUMPKIN POLENTA WITH LAMB STEW

The rich colors of scarlet and gold bring the flavors of autumn to your kitchen. This enchanting lamb stew presents the perfect spices and combines them with the season with the sounds, sights and smell of the harvest. Wed, 11/18– 6-8pm Finley/Kitchen $48 (S/R. Resident $38) #76732

‘WOW’ your guests at any holiday or special occasion table with Jill’s plant-based recipes! Jill will show you how to make flavorful farm-to-table dishes that include an appetizer, soup, a main course, salad and dessert. Plus cute party favors from herbs and spices (if time allows). Good for those who follow many different diets; almost all include vegetables. Come prepared to eat!

PAPRIKA PORK WITH BEETROOT SALAD

Thu, 11/5 - 6 to 8:30 pm Finley/Kitchen $49 (S.R. Resident $39) #77388

Wed, 12/16 – 6-8pm Finley/Kitchen $45 (S/R. Resident $35) #76731

Monica’s award winning sugar cookies from the 2014 Redwood Empire Fair! Wed, 1/13 – 6-8pm Finley/Kitchen $44 (S/R. Resident $34) #76730

CELEBRATE LOVE WITH A MEAL OF PASSION! Awaken your palate with Passion fruit! Experience how this chicken dish takes you away to a tropical paradise with its intense and fragrant combination of passion fruit, lemon, honey and jasmine. Then end the meal with Chef Monica’s version of her grandmother’s flan recipe – Baked Caramel Custard for your Valentine! Sat, 2/6 – 10am-12pm Finley/Kitchen $47 (S/R. Resident $37) #77265

Come create this chunky “olio” (medley) dish that is packed with peppers, tomatoes, herbs and garlic. Then add the perfect pairing of balsamic vinegar, with its mellow, deep flavor to create and taste a beautiful beetroot salad.

WARM WINTER SWEET TREATS! Warm your home this winter with the amazing flavors and textures of nuts and fruits. Recipes include Almond Coconut Macaroons, Orange Pecan Scones and Chef

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Thai Cooking with Chef Phant Worakul (Age 18+) 1 Day Fun to cook, simple, delicious, easy to follow and replicate at home! Chef Phant begins with a presentation of the influence on Thai cuisine by neighboring countries and the delineation within the fundamentals of Thai cooking. Topics covered include: specific use of flavor & textures, taste development, cooking techniques, understanding the different kinds of Thai curries, how to handle Thai ingredients (herbs, spices, etc), familiarizing you with Thai cooking equipment as well as presentation techniques. The menus are well-balanced for a healthy diet. Food and cookbook included. Min 8 Max 14 Instructor: Phant (‘Pon”’) Worakul, author of ‘Classical & Traditional Home-Style Thai Cooking’ and founder of Thai Essence, providing Thai cooking workshops, cooking sessions, personal chef services and cooking demonstrations to various culinary schools and events in the Bay Area.

CLASSIC THAI Menu: Chicken with lemongrass, coconut milk soup, Spicy chicken with Thai basils, Thai fried rice Panang and curry over golden fish Sat, 10/17 - 10am -1pm Finley/Kitchen $92 (S.R. Resident $82) #76726

FUSION THAI – with a touch of Mole Menu: Fusion Oaxaqueño - Thai Mole Verde De Pollo - Green mole with chicken. Side dishes include Spicy Thai consume’, Thai fried rice, Stir-fried green bean with garlic, and Tortillas Sat, 11/14 – 10am -1pm Finley/Kitchen $92 (S.R. Resident $82) #76727

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A D U LT S ( 1 8 + ) Dance

BEGINNING BELLY DANCE NEW (Age 16+) 10 Dates Join Theresea Jade for belly dance, a great way to keep fit while having fun! Your body will love becoming stronger and more flexible with this beautiful age-old dance. Each student will work at their own pace while learning the basic beautiful and graceful movements of belly dance. Dress in comfortable clothing, or purchase simple coin belts or finger cymbals (not a requirement). Theresea will give details on a Hafla (dance party) which is presented at the end of the season on 2/9/16. Belt & cymbal purchasing information is given in class. Min 15 Max 25 Instructor: Theresa Jade has been performing & teaching in Sonoma County since 1976, Director/Choreographer of the Jewels of Beladi Dance Troupe. Her expertise has earned her awards and teaching positions throughout the Bay Area and she currently dances professionally at the House of Curry and Grill in Santa Rosa.

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED TROUPE - JEWELS OF BELADI (Age 16+) 20 Dates Do you love to perform? Here is your chance to have fun while dancing with a group! Jewels of Beladi Troupe class is for Intermediate and Advanced students. Course Barcode

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Dancers must have had at least intermediate belly dance experience or have taken Theresea Jade’s beginning class. Costuming is a requirement. A Hafla (dance party) is presented at the end of the session and voluntary performance opportunities are also available, with details given in class. Join the fun and sign up today! Min 12 Max 20 Instructor: Theresea Jade (see Beg. Belly Dance bio)

FLAMENCO DANCE FOR BEGINNERS, LEVEL 1 (Age 18+) 7-8 Dates Stomping feet, graceful hands and - attitude! This is the proud and powerful dance from Spain known as flamenco. Joelle provides an introduction to the basic technique needed, including footwork patterns, arm and hand movements, hip movement, and a general understanding of flamenco rhythms. Learn a new complete choreography with set material and the theory of improvising within a basic structure. Students are encouraged to wear a shoe with a sturdy heel. Character projection and confidence building exercises are also taught. Classes are accompanied by live guitarists. Min 10 Max 20 Instructor: Joelle Goncalves, over 10 yrs. Experience and is the Artistic Director of dance troupe ‘Sol Flamenco’. Time

Beginning/Intermediate Belly Dance - Class fee is $62 (S.R. Resident $52) (10 Dates) 76351 Steele Lane/DeMeo Rm 16+ Tue 8/25-11/10 6:15-7:15pm (No class 9/22, 10/27) (10 Dates) 76412 Steele Lane/DeMeo Rm 16+ Tue 11/17-2/9 6:15-7:15pm (No class 12/1, 12/22, 12/29)

Instructor Theresea Jade

Jewels of Beladi Dance Troupe - Class fee is $200 (S.R. Resident $190) Theresea Jade (20 Dates) 76352 Steele Lane/DeMeo Rm 16+ Tue 8/25-2/9 7:15-8:45pm (No class 9/22, 10/27, 12/1, 12/22, 12/29) Flamenco Dance for Beginners - Class fee is $67 (S.R. Resident $57) Joelle Goncalves (8 Dates) 76513 Person Sr. Wing/ Rm 4 18+ Wed 8/19-10/7 5:30-6:30pm (8 Dates) 76515 Person Sr. Wing/ Rm 4 18+ Wed 1/6-2/24 5:30-6:30pm Flamenco Dance for Beginners - Class fee is $60 (S.R. Resident $50) (7 Dates) 76514 Person Sr. Wing/ Rm 4 18+ Wed 10/21-12/16 5:30-6:30pm (No class 11/11, 11/25)

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ARGENTINE TANGO (Age 18+) 5 Dates Learn and enjoy dancing the Argentine Tango! Get a solid foundation as you learn the Tango Embrace, walking, turning, the basic figures, and proper Tango etiquette. All students: use your skills at an optional Milonga “place to dance Tango” offered throughout the season on the following dates: 9/28, 10/26, 11/30, 12/28, 1/25, 2/15. Details are given in class. Come by yourself or with a partner. Dress comfortably—no special clothes required and please wear smooth-soled shoes, either leather or suede will work on the dance floor. Prepare to have fun! Registration is not taken in class so please pre-register. Location: Ellington Hall: 3535 Industrial Drive, Suite B4, in Santa Rosa. Min 10 Max 20 Instructor: Steven Rose has been dancing Argentine Tango for over 13 years. Mon, 7:30-9:00pm Ellington Hall: 3535 Industrial Drive, Suite B4, Santa Rosa $65 (S.R. Resident $55) 8/31-9/28 #76517

12/14-1/11 #76520

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11/9-12/7 #76519

Monthly Social Dances “NIGHT CLUB TWO-STEP PARTY” AT FINLEY (Age 18+) For those adults who love to dance. D.J. Steve Luther mixes the greatest sounds from the 40’s to the present. Enjoy dancing to swing, ballroom, Latin, and nightclub favorites in our beautiful auditorium. Enjoy lessons taught by professional dance instructors. Experience the best ballroom dancing in Santa Rosa! Dances are held in the Finley Community Center’s E. Person Auditorium. Admission is $7 (Dance only) or $10 (Lesson & Dance). Beginning Nightclub lesson is from 7-7:30pm; Intermediate Nightclub lesson is from 7:30-8pm; Dancing with DJ Steve is from 8-10:30pm. Dances are the third Friday of each month August 21, September 18, October 16, November 20, December 18, and January 15.

BOLLYWOOD INDIAN DANCE NEW (Age 16+) 6 Dates Dancing is the foundation of every Indian Bollywood film! Timing, rhythm, energy & sharp controlled expressive movements are hallmarks of Bollywood Dance, which combines traditional & classical Indian dances, including bhangra, with the influence of jazz, hip-hop & modern dance. Class begins with a foot-tapping dance warm-up, then moves onto full body and cardio movements and fun choreography, all to upbeat Indian Bollywood songs! Feel the energy within you and receive energy from the music! Class ends with a nice cool down and a touch of yoga. Wear comfortable, moveable clothing. Under 18 yrs must be accompanied by a paying adult. Min 8 Max 12 Instructor: Homa Saxena, bilingual in Hindi and Indian languages, 15 yrs experience dancing and teaching dance in India and Canada. Certified yoga instructor. Mon, 6:30-7:30pm Person Sr. Wing/Rm 25 $78 (S.R. Resident $68)

8/24-10/5 (No class 9/7) #77135 10/12-11/16 #77136 11/30-1/11 (No class 12/21) #77137 1/25-3/7 (No class 2/15) #77138

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A D U LT S ( 1 8 + ) Health & Fitness

FELDENKRAIS®: TRANSFORMATIONAL MOVEMENT LESSONS® (Age 18+) 4-6 Dates Do you want relief from pain or limitations? To move with greater ease and comfort? Increase your sense of strength and mobility? Transformational movement lessons, based on the work of Moshe Feldenkrais and Anat Baniel can help. You will learn, by doing gentle, novel movements to awaken your brain, change neural connections, and make new patterns. These changes create differences that you can use in your everyday life. Wear layered warm, loose fitting clothing and bring a towel for extra comfort. Min 12 Max 20

QIGONG FOR YOUR SPINE AND HEALTH (Age 18+) 6 Dates

Experience gentle exercises from ancient wisdom that help you access your qi (life force energy). Qigong offers easier movement and balance, deepening self-knowledge, and maintenance of health. Exercises are done standing, or if necessary sitting. Taught in the beautiful Historic DeTurk Round Barn, 819 Donahue St. Min 8, Max 20. Instructor: Margot Schaal is a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner®.

Instructors: Jan Peterson is a physical therapist, a Guild Certified Feldenkrais and ABM practitioner.

CHANGE WITH AGILITY (Age 18+) 6 Dates

Are you ready to change something in your life? In this class you will learn how to invite ease into your actions, and learn to increase your ability to direct change for yourself. Through gentle, non-competitive movement sequences, Feldenkrais® teaches you to move more efficiently and with less effort, increasing agility throughout your mind-body-brain-being. Reduce strain caused by driving or using a computer; improve your sport, yoga or dance. Learn to increase grace, breathe more easily, reduce joint/muscle pain and back pain, improve balance and posture, and expand your sense of wellness. No special clothing and no experience required, and its fun - learning new ways to move that help you feel good in your body. Every class is different - bring your curiosity, desire to explore, and a thick blanket or mat to lie on. Min 8, Max 20. Instructor: Margot Schaal is a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner®.

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Feldenkrais® Movement Lessons - Class fee is $41 (S.R. Resident $31) Jan Peterson (4 Dates) 76353 Steele Lane/Hub Rm 18+ Fri 8/28-9/18 11am-12pm (4 Dates) 76354 Steele Lane/Hub Rm 18+ Fri 10/2-10/23 11am-12pm Feldenkrais® Movement Lessons - Class fee is $56 (S.R. Resident $46) Jan Peterson (6 Dates) 76355 Steele Lane/Hub Rm 18+ Fri 11/6-12/18 (No class 11/27) 11am-12pm (6 Dates) 76356 Steele Lane/Hub Rm 18+ Fri 1/8-2/12 11am-12pm Change with Agility - Class fee is $64 (S.R. Resident $54) Margot Schaal (6 Dates) 76850 DeTurk Round Barn 18+ Wed 9/2 – 10/7 4pm-5pm (6 Dates) 76853 DeTurk Round Barn 18+ Wed 10/21 – 12/9 (No Class 11/11, 11/25) 4pm-5pm Qigong For Your Spine And Health - Class fee is $64 (S.R. Resident $54) Margot Schaal 76849 DeTurk Round Barn 18+ Wed 9/2 – 10/7 5:30-6:30pm (6 Dates) (6 Dates) 76851 DeTurk Round Barn 18+ Wed 10/21 – 12/9 (No Class 11/11, 11/25) 5:30-6:30pm

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Health & Fitness

FLYING CRANE QIGONG (Age 18+) 6 Weeks

T’AI CHI CH’UAN (Age 16+) 4 Dates

Utilize movement, breath and visualization to train one’s energy or Qi. This qigong class can be done sitting or standing and will increase flexibility, balance and stamina. Participants will become acquainted with select acupuncture points for self healing and other qigong exercises. Location: 819 Donahue St. Min 8 Max 20

‘Think over carefully what the final purpose is: to lengthen life and maintain youth.’ (The Essence of T’ai Chi Ch’uan The Literary Tradition). Tai Chi Chuan offers reduced stress levels, improved balance and coordination, increased energy, stamina and agility and an increased feeling of well-being. People of any age can benefit from Tai Chi practice. Students of all levels are welcome. Min 12 Max 25

Instructor: Aleta Drummond, MD – is a practicing Psychiatrist and Medical Acupuncturist. She has over 20 years as a practitioner of yang style Tai Chi and other various Qigong forms. Wed –10-11:30am DeTurk Round Barn $73 (S.R. Resident $63) 9/2-10/7 #76844 10/14-11/25 (No class 11/11) #76848 12/2-1/6 #76847 1/13-2/17 #76846

Instructor: Steven Rose, over 40 years T’ai Chi experience, has been reaching all ages at his Whirling Wind Tai Chi studio since 1986. Tues – 6-7pm Steele Lane/Dohn Rm $35 (S.R. Resident $25) 8/25-9/15 #76370 9/29-10/20 #76371 11/3-11/24 #76372 12/8-1/12 (No class 12/22, 12/29) #76373 1/19-2/9 #76374

More classes to check out! Yoga and Pilates see page 38 & 39 for details.

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A D U LT S ( 1 8 + ) Health & Fitness YOGA ENERGY (Age 18+) 4-6 Dates

GENTLE SOMATIC YOGA (Age 18+) 4-6 Dates

YOGA FOR EVERY BODY (Age 18+) 4-6 Dates

Enjoy a complete Vinyasa Yoga fitness program for total well-being! With energizing exercises, expansive breathing, stretching, strengthening, alignment and relaxation, all levels are welcome to experience the benefits of this class. Wear comfortable clothing. Bring a yoga mat and your sense of humor! Min 12 Max 20

Create a deep reservoir of wellness in body and mind with this modern yoga practice designed to increase your awareness of the relationship between mind, body and soul. Learn to bring your curiosity to your everyday experience during yoga practice that blends Somatic and Hatha yoga modalities to help you increase flexibility, integrate left and right sides of the body, and build strength while giving you effective tools for relaxation. All levels welcome. Bring a yoga mat and clothes that allow for movement. Min 14 Max 20

This class adapts practice to suit each person’s condition, experience, and needs. It incorporates gentle movements, postures, and relaxation techniques to increase strength and flexibility, improve posture, and provide a sense of vitality, well-being, and deep tranquility. Bring a yoga mat or towel. Min.10 Max. 20

Instructor: Maria Battista, CIYT, is a transformational teacher with a clear way of communicating the essence of yoga to her students. She has been practicing for over 30 yrs and has been teaching full time for 18 yrs.

Instructor: Kathleen Miller, Certified Viniyoga Therapist, over 30 years teaching experience, studied extensively with TKV Desikachar, Gary Kraftsow and AG Mohan, for whom she wrote Yoga for Body, Breath and Mind.

Instructor: Gay Shelton-Ostadi and Heidi Brockman, both Certified highest level Yoga Teacher (E500RYT) and Yoga Therapist

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Yoga Energy - Class fee is $40 (S.R. Resident $30) 5 Dates - $48 (S.R. Resident $38) Maria Battista (4 Dates) 76220 Finley/Valley Oak Rm 18+ Wed 8/26-9/16 6-7pm (4 Dates) 76221 Finley/Valley Oak Rm 18+ Wed 9/30-10/21 6-7pm (5 Dates) 76222 Finley/Valley Oak Rm 18+ Wed 11/4-12/16 (No class 11/11, 11/25) 6-7pm Yoga Energy - Class fee is $56 (S.R. Resident $46) (6 Dates) 76223 Finley/Valley Oak Rm

Maria Battista 18+ Wed 1/6-2/10 6-7pm

Gentle Somatic Yoga - Class fee is $47 (S.R. Resident $37) Gay Shelton-Ostadi (4 Dates) 76231 Finley/Cypress Rm 18+ Mon 8/24-9/21 (No class 9/7) 5:45-7pm (4 Dates) 76232 Finley/Cypress Rm 18+ Mon 9/28-10/19 5:45-7pm (4 Dates) 76226 Finley/Cypress Rm 18+ Thu 9/3-9/24 5:45-7pm (4 Dates) 76227 Finley/Cypress Rm 18+ Thu 10/1-10/22 5:45-7pm Gentle Somatic Yoga - Class fee is $56 (S.R. Resident $46) 6 Dates - $66 (S.R. Resident $56) Gay Shelton-Ostadi (6 Dates) 76233 Finley/Cypress Rm 18+ Mon 11/2-12/14 (No class 11/30) 5:45-7pm (5 Dates) 76234 Finley/Cypress Rm 18+ Mon 1/4-2/8 (No class 1/18) 5:45-7pm (5 Dates) 76228 Finley/Cypress Rm 18+ Thu 11/5-12/17 (No class 11/26, 12/3) 5:45-7pm (6 Dates) 76229 Finley/Cypress Rm 18+ Thu 1/7-2/11 5:45-7pm Yoga For Every Body - Class fee is $50 (SR. Resident $40) Kathleen Miller (4 Dates) 76217 Steele Lane/DeMeo Rm 18+ Fri 8/28-9/25 (No class 9/11) 9:30-10:45am (4 Dates) 76218 Steele Lane/DeMeo Rm 18+ Fri 10/2-10/23 9:30-10:45am (4 Dates) 76219 Steele Lane/DeMeo Rm 18+ Fri 11/6-12/4 (No class 11/27) 9:30-10:45am (4 Dates) 76225 Steele Lane/DeMeo Rm 18+ Fri 12/11-1/15 (No class 12/25, 1/1) 9:30-10:45am (4 Dates) 76364 Steele Lane/DeMeo Rm 18+ Fri 1/22-2/12 9:30-10:45am

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INTERMEDIATE PILATES MAT-LEVEL 2 NEW (Age 18+) 6 Weeks

MID-DAY PILATES MAT (Age 18+) 7-10 Dates Energize mid-day and take your fitness to the next level! This Pilates class builds on the fundamental Pilates principles using correct spine alignment, core strength, breathing techniques, concentration and relaxation through effective muscle usage.  Some Pilates experience is recommended but not necessary.  Exercise balls provided.  Bring a small towel and fitness mat. Min 12 Max 20 Instructor: Maggie Brickner, Certified Pilates Mat & Equipment, 500RYT Yoga Teacher & Therapist, Water Fitness Instructor, CPT NASM. Teaching for over 12 years and making fitness fun for all.

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INTRODUCTION TO PILATES MAT-LEVEL 1 (Age 18+) 6 Weeks Do you want better fitness, body toning, relief from back pain or activity related injuries? Pilates will help you move better, feel better and perform your optimal best! This introduction class focuses on basic techniques, engaging breath and core work, giving the student a complete body work-out and creating wonderfully balanced muscle development while challenging more advanced students. Stability balls and flex-bands provided. Min 12 Max 15

This is the ideal class to take once you have mastered the basic terms and techniques of Intro to Pilates, Mat Level 1.This Intermediate Pilates class gives you the opportunity to improve your life in every way. With continued and progressive modifications, you can experience better posture, less fatigue, more flexibility which can lower your risk of chronic pain, increase your stamina for an easier and longer workout, and help you return to your natural state of a deep sense of well-being. Join Nancy and feel better today! Min 12 Max 15 Instructor: Nancy Codding, BA Psychology & Health Sciences, National Academy of Sports Fitness, CPT, IDEA member, Pilates Mat I Certified through TONE Studio. Pilates Mat Level 2 Certified through the Pilates Collective, practicing Pilates for 8 years.

Instructor: Nancy Codding, BA Psychology & Health Sciences, Certified Pilates Mat 1 through Tone Studios, CPT NASM. Age Day

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Mid-Day Pilates Mat - Class fee is $73 (S.R. Resident $63) Maggie Brickner (10 Dates) 76497 Finley/Live Oak Rm 18+ Tue/Thu 8/25-9/24 11:30am-12:30pm (10 Dates) 76485 Finley/Live Oak Rm 18+ Tue/Thu 9/29-10/29 11:30am-12:30pm (10 Dates) 76488 Finley/Live Oak Rm 18+ Tue/Thu 1/12-2/11 11:30am-12:30pm Mid-Day Pilates Mat - Class fee is $66 (S.R. Resident $56) 7 Dates-Class fee is $54 (S.R. Resident $44) Maggie Brickner (9 Dates) 76486 Finley/Live Oak Rm 18+ Tue/Thu 11/3-12/3 (No Class 11/26) 11:30am-12:30pm (7 Dates) 76487 Finley/Live Oak Rm 18+ Tue/Thu 12/8-1/7 (No class 12/24-12/31) 11:30am-12:30pm Intermediate to Pilates Mat-Level 2 - Class fee is $50 (S.R. Resident $40) Nancy Codding (6 Dates) 76493 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 4 18+ Tue 8/25-9/29 5:30-6:30pm (6 Dates) 76494 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 4 18+ Tue 10/6-11/10 5:30-6:30pm (6 Dates) 76495 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 4 18+ Tue 11/17-12/22 5:30-6:30pm (6 Dates) 76496 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 4 18+ Tue 1/5-2/9 5:30-6:30pm Intro To Pilates Mat-Level 1 - Class fee is $50 (S.R. Resident $40) 4 Dates - $36 (S.R. Resident $26) Person Sr. Wing/Rm 4 18+ Thu 8/27-10/1 (6 Dates) 76489 (6 Dates) 76490 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 4 18+ Thu 10/8-11/12 (4 Dates) 76491 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 4 18+ Thu 11/19-12/17 (No class 11/26) (6 Dates) 76492 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 4 18+ Thu 1/7-2/11

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A D U LT S ( 1 8 + ) Health & Fitness

MUSCLE & CARDIO CONDITIONING – LOW IMPACT AEROBIC WEIGHT TRAINING (Age 18+) 8 Dates

Get a full body functional workout that is inclusive and challenging for any level of fitness! Experience how increased strength, improved lean body mass and cardiovascular health can increase your metabolism and improve your quality of life. A variety of exercises combined from Pilates, Yoga and Strength Training will keep you interested in your workout as you improve your level of fitness while having fun! Please bring 3-5 lb hand-held weights and a floor mat. Min 28 Max 50 Instructor: Shelly Puntillo, Personal trainer, certified Fitness instructor, over 24 yrs fitness experience.

CARDIO-KICKBOXING (AGE 18+) 4-6 Dates

INSANITY WITH HEATHER (AGE 18+)

Triple the fat-burning workout! It’s fun, exciting and challenging. This class will sculpt your body lean and strong with a combination of unique non-contact kicking and punching. Then end with strength building exercises and stretching. All levels are welcome so come work at your own pace, get stronger, have more energy, and join the fun! Bring a small towel and water bottle. Min 12 Max 15

Join this high energy total body conditioning class! Insanity uses max interval training techniques to sculpt your body. Don’t let the name intimidate you! The format is designed with modifications for every fitness level and promotes each individual setting their own pace. Tennis shoes are a must, towel and yoga mat are recommended. Give it a try, you do not need to pre-register this is a drop-in class.

Instructor: Pearci Bastiany, 6th Degree Black Belt in Mixed Martial Arts, Olympic Trials competitor, National & State Taekwondo Champion with over 40 years experience in martial arts & fitness.

Tues & Thurs – 12-1pm Person Senior Wing Finley Community Center $7 drop-in

LEARN ZUMBA BASICS! (Age 18+) 1 Day NEW New to Zumba? Not sure what Zumba is? In this 30 minute workshop, learn the breakdown of basic Zumba rhythms so you can join the program that started the dance-fitness revolution and changed the way we look at a ‘workout’ forever! Zumba - 15 million and counting! Min 10 Max 20 Instructor: Jill Freed has been a life-long dancer and a passionate Zumba Instructor since 2006.

ZUMBA GOLD (AGE 18+) 3-4 Dates Come and try Zumba that is not too fast, and not too slow…but just right! This class was developed especially for the newcomer who might need a slightly slower pace and more instruction. It’s a low impact workout with high energy fun to a Latin beat! Wear comfortable clothes and shoes for exercising. Min 12 Max 26 Instructor: Jill Freed, teaching Zumba since 2007, certified by AEA and AFAA. More classes to check out! Olympic Judo and Table Tennis see page 42 & 43 for details.

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Muscle & Cardio Conditioning - Class fee is $48 (S.R. Resident $38) Shelly Puntillo (8 Dates) 76627 Finley/Auditorium 18+ T/Th 8/25-9/17 5:30-6:30pm (8 Dates) 76628 Finley/Auditorium 18+ T/Th 9/29-10/22 5:30-6:30pm 18+ T/Th 10/27-11/19 5:30-6:30pm (8 Dates) 76629 Finley/Auditorium (8 Dates) 76630 Finley/Auditorium 18+ T/Th 12/8-1/14 (No class 12/22-12/31) 5:30-6:30pm 18+ T/Th 1/19-2/11 5:30-6:30pm (8 Dates) 76637 Finley/Auditorium Cardio Kickboxing - Class fee is $36 (S.R. Resident $26) Pearci Bastiany (4 Dates) 76641 Finley/Live Oak Rm 18+ Mon 8/24-9/21 (No class 9/7) 6:30-7:30pm 8/26-9/16 7-8pm (4 Dates) 76631 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 3 18+ Wed (4 Dates) 76643 Finley/Live Oak Rm 18+ Mon 9/28-10/19 6:30-7:30pm 9/30-10/21 7-8pm (4 Dates) 76638 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 3 18+ Wed (4 Dates) 76645 Finley/Live Oak Rm 18+ Mon 12/7-1/4 (No class 12/28) 6:30-7:30pm (4 Dates) 76660 Finley/Live Oak Rm 18+ Mon 1/11-2/8 (No class 1/18) 6:30-7:30pm Cardio Kickboxing - Class fee is $49 (S.R. Resident $39) (5 Dates) 76644 Finley/Live Oak Rm 18+ (6 Dates) 76639 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 3 18+ (6 Dates) 76640 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 3 18+

5 Dates-$43 (S.R. Resident $33 Pearci Bastiany Mon 11/2-11/30 6:30-7:30pm Wed 10/28-12/16 (No class 11/11, 11/25) 7-8pm Wed 1/6-2/10 7-8pm

Learn Zumba Basics - Class fee is $5 Jill Freed (1 Day) 77301 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 3 18+ Wed 8/26 5-5:30pm (1 Day) 77302 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 3 18+ Wed 9/30 5-5:30pm (1 Day) 77303 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 3 18+ Wed 11/4 5-5:30pm (1 Day) 77304 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 3 18+ Wed 12/9 5-5:30pm (1 Day) 77305 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 3 18+ Wed 1/20 5-5:30pm Zumba Gold - Class fee is $35 (S.R. Resident $25) Jill Freed (4 Dates) 76636 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 3 18+ Wed 8/26-9/16 5:30-6:30pm (4 Dates) 76619 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 3 18+ Wed 9/30-10/21 5:30-6:30pm (4 Dates) 76621 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 3 18+ Wed 11/4-12/2 (No class 11/11) 5:30-6:30pm (4 Dates) 76623 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 3 18+ Wed 12/9-1/13 (No class 12/23, 12/30) 5:30-6:30pm (4 Dates) 76635 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 3 18+ Wed 1/20-2/10 5:30-6:30pm

More classes to check out! Yoga and Pilates see page 38 & 39 for details.

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HULA HOOP DANCE FITNESS! (Age 18+) 5 Dates

OLYMPIC JUDO (Age16+) 8 -10 dates

Hula hoops- for total fun and total fitness! Hoop dance is proven to deliver a totalbody workout that can improve flexibility and balance while strengthening the back, abdominal, arm and leg muscles. Drawing moves from belly dance, modern, ballet and ballroom, this class provides a fun workout for all levels. Basic easy-to-follow “waist hooping” will be taught for those who have no recent hoop experience. Class includes warm-up and a cool down period to soothe and de-stress your body. Hula hoops are available to use in class or purchase a custom hoop from the instructor. Details given in class. Min 8 Max 15

Coach Sapp introduces beginning students to the fundamentals of Judo while promoting self-discipline, physical & emotional fitness. Learn techniques for proper rolling and falling, warm up and cool down exercises, along with throwing, grappling, and submission techniques and basic Judo terms and vocabulary. Students will be awarded rank based on merit, and will have the opportunity to compete in local judo tournaments. Experienced Judoka are encouraged and welcomed to attend. NOTE: $50 annual fee USJA membership required to participate, along with a Judo gi uniform ($40-$45 available in class) Questions? Contact Coach Sapp at (707) 322-7638 or mr_sapp@mac.com. Min 17 Max 22

Instructor: Kendra Heard, over 6 years of belly dance and 4 years of hoop dance experience. Kendra is also a seasoned performer. Course Barcode

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Instructor: Coach Joseph Sapp, 3rd degree judo black belt, studying Judo for 14 years, ranked #7 heavyweight in the United States in 2006, former ‘elite’ level Judo competitor in the +100kg and Open weight categories, & 2014 Masters National Champion. Sonoma County native, owner of Next Level Judo.

Hula Hoop Dance Fitness - Class fee is $31 (S.R. Resident $21) (3 Dates) 76657 Finley/Live Oak Rm Sat 9/12-9/26

12:30pm-1:30pm

Hula Hoop Dance Fitness - Class fee is $38 (S.R. Resident $28) (4 Dates) 76614 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 4 Mon 8/24-9/21 (No 9/7) (4 Dates) 76615 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 4 Mon 9/28-10/19 (4 Dates) 76616 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 4 Mon 11/2-11/23 (4 Dates) 76655 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 4 Mon 11/30-12/21 (4 Dates) 76656 Person Sr. Wing/Rm 4 Mon 1/11-2/8 (No 1/18) (4 Dates) 76659 Finley/Live Oak Rm Sat 1/9-1/30 Sat 2/6-2/27 (4 Dates) 77399 Finley/Live Oak Rm

Tue, Thu – 7-8:30pm 6:30-7:30pm Finley/Live Oak Rm 6:30-7:30pm 6:30-7:30pm 10 Dates 6:30-7:30pm $66 (S. R. Resident $56) 6:30-7:30pm 8/18-9/17 12:30pm-1:30pm #76522 12:30pm-1:30pm 8 Dates $55 (S. R. Resident $45) 9/29-10/22 #76523 10/27-11/19 #76524 12/8-1/14 (No 12/22-12/31) #76525 1/19-2/11 #76526

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Fit4Baby® PRENATAL FITNESS (Age 18+) 4 Dates Fit4Baby® is a prenatal fitness program for women at any stage of pregnancy. The classes are interval based, combining elements of strength training, cardiovascular exercises and stretching and balancing exercises. Fit4Baby® instructors are fully equipped to lead pregnant woman in exercises that are safe and appropriate for her changing body. This class is suitable for any fitness level. Bring a fitness/yoga mat and bottle water to stay hydrated. Min 6 Max 10 Instructor: Sequoia and Jacqueline are the Owners of Fit4Mom Santa Rosa, and are certified to teach pre and post-natal fitness. Sequoia also has her AA in Fitness, Health & Nutrition.

CLASSIC HARDBAT/SANDPAPER TABLE TENNIS NEW (Age 12+) 8 Dates Hardbat and Sandpaper Table Tennis harkens back to a simpler era, when Table Tennis was fun and not complicated by fancy and expensive rubber sheets (inverted rubber, short pimple rubber, anti-spin, etc). With Hardbat or Sandpaper rackets, the game is simplified, rallies are longer, and players must use skill to win, not just a fancy expensive racket. Learn to hit against both topspin and backspin shots using forehand and backhands, handle long and short balls, and serve to set up your attacking shots. Or defend and chop to keep the ball on the table, frustrating your opponents attack! Hardbat or Sandpaper rackets are required. Hardbat rackets have a pimpled rubber sheet on the racket, with pimples on the outside. Sandpaper rackets simply have a layer of sandpaper on each side. *Under age 18 yr. must have permission from parent/guardian. Questions? Call Randy at 843-3070. Min 6 Max 8 Instructor: Randy Jew, Gold, Silver and Bronze medal winner in the California Senior Games for Southern CA and the Bay Area, has competed in tournaments, has taught privately and enjoys sharing his love for the game.

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Wed, 9/30-10/21 5:30-6:30pm Finley/Live Oak Rm $53 (S.R. Resident $43) #76624 Wed, 1/20-2/10 5:30-6:30pm Finley/Live Oak Rm $53 (S.R. Resident $43) #76625 Sat, 10/10-10/31 9-10am Finley/Live Oak Rm $53 (S.R. Resident $43) #76642 Sat, 1/23-2/13 9-10am Finley/Live Oak Rm $53 (S.R. Resident $43) #76632

TABLE TENNIS TUNE UP SESSIONS (Age 12+) 8 Dates If you enjoy playing ping pong but haven’t played in a while or if you’re a bit rusty and would like to get back into it, this class is for you! We offer a fun, no pressure, nonintimidating environment to get your feet wet again. We have 3 ping pong tables: 2 for playing singles and doubles, and 1 for working on your strokes and techniques. An experienced instructor will be on hand to assist if you desire to “fine tune” your strokes at the 3rd table. Come join us and play! Loaner paddles are available in class if you don’t have one yet. All levels welcome. *Under age 18 yr. must have permission from parent/guardian. Questions? Call Randy at 843-3070. Min 8 Max 10 Instructor: Randy Jew (see Classic Hardbat Table Tennis bio) Course Barcode Location

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Classic Hardbat/Sandpaper Table – Class Fee is $115 (S. R. Resident $105) (8 Dates) 76701 Person Sr. Wing /Rm 3 12+ Thu 8/27-10/22 6:30-8pm (No Class 9/24)

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Back Roads Wine and Nature Adventures (Age 18+) 1 Day Get off the couch, put away the remote and see what you are missing in the beautiful bay area. Dust off those hiking shoes and tag along to explore a few hidden nature hideouts. Explore places you never knew existed. Taste fine wine in a Castle, or ramble through Wooded Preserves, Waterfalls, Cliffs, and Caves! Trek through a real Sherwood Forest or Oceanside Hideaway. Don’t forget the camera. All you need is the adventurous spirit and your guide will take care of the rest. Min 7 Max 15 NOTE: Wear good hiking shoes. Snacks, hydration beverages, hiking poles & parking lot fees provided. Wine tasting is optional & usually included. Some hikes will have shuttle stops for carpooling. Please try to ride share with others coming from the same area. Directions provided closer to the event date. Instructor: Tom Bold (The Hulaman) 15 years experience leading outdoor events and explorations. He is trained with California wine tours and is a Personal Fitness Trainer. For more information, call (925) 639-2496. Fee: $40 (S.R. Resident $30)

GREAT GRANDMOTHER/GIANT SEQUOIA TREE ADVENTURE TREK This hike is a moderate trek of 7-8 miles gradually rising above the Valley of the Moon area near Glen Ellen. You will see great views, abandoned fruit groves, creeks & canyons, ferns & bridges and a sparkling hidden lake to rest for a few moments. Then, a chance to find the Great Tree. It takes about twenty people holding hands to go around it. Our hike finishes at a special location overlooking Sonoma creek where we will have a fun time wine & chocolate tasting (Optional). Our after event dinner option follows at 5:00 pm. Wear shoes with good thread, hat, & don’t forget your camera. Meeting location will be in the North lot of Jack London Village, on Arnold Drive in Glen Ellen. Sat, 9/26 – 9:30am-4:30pm #76557

DUXBURY REEF/OCEAN/CLIFF ADVENTURE This special hike takes us cliff top above the beach near Bolinas. There are meadow & creek crossings, lush Eucalyptus groves to hike through. We will explore the area on the reef with all the sea critters. Our beach walk will bring us some rocky areas to climb over. We will have a Picnic lunch on the beach. The final trek will have us

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rope climbing out & up to the top. (Easy to do). A meadow & creek trail loops us back to our starting point. This hike is rated as easy to slightly moderate & is approx. 4.5 miles. This is one cool adventure. An optional oyster dinner stop follows. Sat, 10/10 – 9:30am-4:30pm #76556

HAUNTED CEMETERY & HISTORICAL WINE EXPERIENCE This hike will begin from the parking lot at the Sonoma State Park (Gen. Vallejo Home) 323 3rd St. West. We will hike from the parking lot and go up a Creekside trail for Valley of the Moon views.  A hidden opening takes us into areas with very old structures, rock tunnels, a Black pond, unique trees and beautiful valley scenery.  On our way back we will visit a very old, creepy cemetery.  The only person in CA. serving in the Revolutionary War of the late 1700’s is buried here.  Our Wine picnic is on the General Vallejo grounds near the Koi fish & turtle pond after which we can walk to Sonoma Town Square for more Historical visits, shopping/wine tasting. Our dinner options will be about 5:00 pm.  I have several great eateries to choose from nearby.  Bring good hiking shoes, layered clothing, a lunch and camera. This hike is rated as Easy!!

SKYLINE WILDERNESS ADVENTURE A wildlife filled 7-8 mile moderate trek with breathtaking North Napa Valley views. Enjoy a picnic lunch beside a hidden lake, cliff sites, creek & bridge crossings, unusual trees and old pre 20th century structures. A final descent along a lush fern lined canyon creek with huge rock formations and an exciting waterfall ladder will take us down to terra firma. An optional Wine tasting event at a special winery follows this outing. A real special day. Sat, 11/28 – 9:15am-4:30pm #76554

HIDDEN BOULDER FALLS This is an easy hike that crosses creeks and takes us under unique rock formations and cliff top bluffs. The only part that may be a bit challenging is the descent to the Waterfalls. There will be huge boulders to climb over & around. The forest is mixed and has redwoods. We will have lunch on top of the high falls & then climb a bit to the upper falls. Our wine tasting follows at 1-2 nearby wineries (Included but optional). Wear good hiking shoes, bring gloves if you wish and cameras are a must. Sat, 1/9/16 – 10:15am-4:15pm #76555

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BEGINNING GUITAR FUN -DAMENTALS! (Age 12+) 10 Dates Calling all first time players! Start working on your musical dream and join us in a fun group setting. You will be introduced to the basics of acoustic guitar playing, including basic chords, strums and tuning, all supported with familiar folk and popular songs. Bring your own 6 string acoustic or nonamplified guitar to each class, or contact Ed at 838-4865 for information on buying or renting an instrument. Don’t delay and start learning to play today! Min 10 Max 20

BEGINNING UKULELE (Age 12+) 10 Dates

The Hawaiian word for ukulele is kanikapila, loosely translates as “to gather together, play music and enjoy yourself” and the late George Harrison, a self-professed ukeo-holic, once said “Everyone I know who is into the ukulele is crackers.” Both are

examples of how this light, portable instrument brings smiles to those who hear its beautiful melodies. Basic chords, strums and lyric are introduced as you “play by ear.” Bring a four stringed ukulele. Min 10 Max 20 Instructor: Ed Hayes over 50 years playing the ukulele, teaching for over 20 years.

Instructor: Ed Hayes, over 20 years experience teaching guitar.

BEG. GUITAR – LEVEL 2 (Age 12+) 10 Dates

Ready for more? Continuing students or those with some guitar experience; build on the fundamentals of guitar playing, learning additional chords, strums, and tuning or practicing to get better. The fun group setting is supported with familiar and simple folk and popular songs. Bring your own six-string guitar (acoustic or non-amplified electric). Contact Ed at (707) 838-4865 for information on purchasing or renting an instrument or to evaluate your level of ability. Min 10 Max 20 Instructor: Ed Hayes, over 20 years experience teaching guitar.

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Beginning Guitar Fundamentals - Class fee is $65 (S.R. Resident $55) 12+ Tue 11/17-2/9 (No class 12/1, 12/22, 12/29) 5:30-6:30pm (10 Dates) 76359 Steele Lane/Rm 6

Ed Hayes

Beginning Guitar Level 2 - Class fee is $65 (S.R. Resident $55) (10 Dates) 76361 Steele Lane/Rm 6 12+ Tue 11/17-2/9 (No class 12/1, 12/22, 12/29) 6:45-7:45pm

Ed Hayes

Beginning Ukulele - Class fee is $65 (S.R. Resident $55) (10 Dates) 76363 Steele Lane/Rm 6 12+ Tue 11/17-2/9 (No class 12/1, 12/22, 12/29) 8-9pm

Ed Hayes

More classes to check out! Beginning Harmonica see page 46 for details.

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“WOMEN’S A CAPPELLA SINGING” (Age 18+) 2 Weeks NEW

COMMUNITY POP CHOIR (Age 12+) 6 Weeks NEW

GET ON BOARD! BEG. HARMONICA (Age 18+) 5 dates

This workshop will be a sampling of voice lessons and ensemble singing in 4 parts. Emphasis is on individual accomplishments at any level. All ranges will find a part in which to sing and enjoy the music. Min 15 Max 2

Are you ready to sing! Join us for this 6-week course as we learn popular hits from 70’s on up to yesterday. If you love to sing and you love the radio then please come join us as we cover Motown, R&B and Rock & Roll hits. Formal training is not required but some background in performance or genuine love for voice is strongly recommended. See you there! Min 10 Max 20

The ‘people’s instrument’ is calling all riders! Discover the magical secrets of the harmonica. For over 150 years the harmonica has been providing joy throughout the world. Learn simple folk, pop and blues melodies. Create your own unique ‘train’ sounds. The harmonica has been a proven stress reducer and latest studies show playing the harmonica help maintain a healthy lifestyle. Students will need a working harmonica in the key of C. Harmonicas can be purchased at the first class for $15. So put a smile on your face and let’s play! Fee include printed materials. Min 10 Max 18

Instructors: Sharon Carlson, lifetime musician, instrumentalist, vocalist, and dancer, brings 35 years of performance skills and teaching to this workshop for singers with the objective of introducing women’s barbershop singing at “Song of Sonoma Chorus”. Accomplished performer, Master Director, and Certified Music Judge for women’s barbershop singing. Sat, 1/23 & 1/30 - 1-3pm Finley/Cypress Rm A&B $40 (S.R Resident $30) #76840

Instructor: David Silva began playing music since 1986 and has enjoyed it ever since. He has received a music degree from Chico State University with an emphasis on Classical Guitar, Voice and Composition. He has written, recorded and performed many styles of music including Classical, Rock, Jazz, Blues, Folk and Bluegrass. He currently runs a music program and practice at the Live Musician’s Coop in Santa Rosa. Thu, 10/8-11/12 - 7 – 8:30pm Live Musician’s Coop 925 Piner Rd., Santa Rosa CA 95403 $135 (S.R. Resident $125) #76841

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Instructor: ‘Catfish Jack’ Chauvin has been performing and teaching harmonica for over twenty years. He has played with some of the music industries finest musicians including Ruthie Foster, Charlie Musselwhite and Los Lobos. Mon, 9/21-10/19 – 6-7pm Person Sr. Wing/Rm22 $58(S.R. Resident $48) #76573

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rotations and winter care for fruit trees and other perennials. Good soil care over winter can improve soil health significantly. Tips on getting cool season crops established in late summer weather, as well as making the most of the current harvest will be discussed too. Min 8 Max 20 Instructor: Wendy Krupnick’s passion for over 35 years has been growing vegetables, fruit, herbs, and flowers. She was senior horticultural adviser for Shepherd’s Garden Seeds, and teaches classes for Master Gardeners and others. She is Adjunct Faculty with SRJC’s Sustainable Agriculture Program and assists home garden clients. Sat, 8/29 – 9-12pm Finley/Willow Rm $48 (S.R. Resident $38) #76537

1ST AID, CPR/AED NEW (Age 12+) 1 Day This course has been designed using extensive research and educational testing to improve skill mastery and retention over the long-term. This comprehensive course is taught in a dynamic and handson way with industry-leading curriculum and content from the expert in basic life support & occupational first aid training. This course will provide participants with the vital knowledge they need to respond to a medical emergency effectively and efficiently. Participants will receive “Cards of Completion” good for 3 years at the end of the training. Min 8 Max 24 Instructor: Carlos “BIG DOG” Campos is a certified 1st Aid CPR/AED trainer for the National Safety Council, American Red Cross and Life Support Network. Wed, 9/9 – 6-10pm PSW/Room 1 $85 (S.R. Resident $75) #76830 Wed, 11/18 – 6-10pm PSW/Room 1 $85 (S.R. Resident $75) #76831 Wed, 2/3/16 – 6-10pm PSW/Room 1 $85 (S.R. Resident $75) #76832

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INCREASE WEALTH & PROSPERITY WITH FENG SHUI (Age 18+) 1 Day Acquire Feng Shui methods to create unlimited abundance in your life! Find out which colors and elements attract prosperity and wealth. Discover the areas of your home or office that can be enhanced and get specific, easy steps to bring in a greater flow of money. Min 9 Max 20 Instructor: Helen McGee is a disciple of His Holiness Professor Lin Yun Rinpoche, and an Affiliate of the art of placement with Katherine Metz. Helen practices the time honored oral tradition of Tibetan Buddhist Black Sect Feng Shui, and is a successful Feng Shui Practioner, Consultant and Lecturer. Mon, 10/19 – 6-8pm Finley/Manzanita Rm $45 (S.R. Resident $35) #76559

FOOD FROM YOUR GARDEN YEAR ROUND (Age 18+) 1 Day With attention to timing and some advance planning, many Sonoma County gardens can provide fresh produce year round. Fall and winter vegetables can give the most production for the longest period with the least amount of effort! Learn about crop scheduling, selection, soil preparation, cover crops, mulches, crop

CASH FOR GRASS PRE-QUALIFICATION WORKSHOP (Age 18+) 2 Days The City of Santa Rosa offers incentives to transform your lawn to a beautiful low water-use landscape! Learn a simple and effective way to transform your lawn and convert overhead spray irrigation to an efficient drip irrigation system. Qualify to receive up to $250 through the City’s Cash for Grass Rebate program by attending two evening classes. This informative workshop series will include a variety of how-to activities and hand-out materials. You must be a City of Santa Rosa Utility customer and attend BOTH classes to prequalify for Grass Rebate program. Call the Water-Use Efficiency Hotline at 543-3985 for additional program & rebate information. Pre-registration is required. Location: Santa Rosa Utilities Field Operations Building, 35 Stony Point Rd (across from Finley Park). Min 20 Max 60 Instructors: City of Santa Rosa Water-Use Efficiency experts Tue, 10/6, 10/13 – 6-8pm Utilities Field Operations Building/Rm A & F FREE #77267

More classes to check out! Low Water - Use Landscape Workshop see page 48 for details.

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COMMON GROUND I: DOG TRAINING (Age *18+) 5 Weeks In this small and intimate Basic Obedience class, the goal is to introduce handlers, with dogs 5 months or older, to the positive methods used for training dogs. Participants will make practical use of basic commands to help canine family members better understand the complexities of household and social etiquette. Proof of current rabies & DHLPP vaccination required. Please bring vaccination records to the first class. The first class is a mandatory orientation for handlers only (no dogs). *Handlers under 18 years can attend if accompanied by an adult. Training manual and Graduation Certificate included. Instructor: Mike Ossenbeck, 22 years experience training dogs- 9 yrs training Assistance Dogs, 14 yrs teaching pet classes and behavior problem solving. “Common Ground Dog Training” has been recommended by wagging tails throughout the North Bay since 1996. Thu, 8/27-9/24 - 6:30-7:15pm Finley/Courtyard $82 (S.R. Resident $72) Min 6 Max 6 #76695 Thu, 10/15-11/12 – 6:30-7:15pm Person Sr. Wing/Rm 5 $92 (S.R. Resident $82) Min 5 Max 5 #76696 Thu, 1/14-2/11 – 6:30-7:15pm Person Sr. Wing/Rm 5 $92 (S.R. Resident $82) Min 5 Max 5 #76697

LOW WATER-USE LANDSCAPE WORKSHOP - PLANT SELECTION (Age 18+) 1 Days Tour a demonstration garden and learn about great, drought-tolerant and California Native plants that will work in any garden. The Master Gardeners of Santa Rosa will talk about general design concepts and answer your specific questions. This class is also great for those participating in the Cash for Grass Pre-qualification Workshop. Call the Water-Use Efficiency Hotline at 543-3985 for program & rebate information. Pre-registration is required. Location: Santa Rosa Utilities Field Operations Building, 35 Stony Point Rd (across from Finley Park). Min 20 Max 60 Instructors: City of Santa Rosa Water-Use Efficiency experts Tue, 10/20 – 6-8pm Utilities Field Operations Building/Rm A & F FREE #77266

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INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY (Age 16+) 1 Day

technical elements of photography and has training as a photojournalist. Kevin has been a professional photographer since 2007.

Got one of those fancy cameras with interchangeable lenses? Are there way too many buttons on it than you know what to do with? Come and learn about how to maneuver your way around the camera and figure out what settings will get you the results that you like. Take control of the camera in ways that you thought only professionals would know! We will be going over the basic technical elements of the camera and targeting the simpler manual functions of your cameras. Bring your cameras and manuals to class and make sure your batteries are charged! Course notes will be provided. Course Requirements: Participants must have a camera that can be put into manual mode (usually a dial on the top that has an “M” on it). Min 6 Max 12

Finley/Willow Rm $35 (S.R. Resident $25)

Instructors: Kevin Walters, see 10 Tips For Better Photos for bio. Wed, 10/7 – 6-9pm Finley/Willow Rm $50 (S.R. Resident $40) #77277 Wed, 11/4 – 6-9pm Finley/Willow Rm $50 (S.R. Resident $40) #77284

10 TIPS FOR BETTER PHOTOS (Age 16+) 1 Day Are photos not coming out how you’d like them to? It doesn’t matter if you are using your smartphone or a SLR camera, these 10 tips will put you in a better place to take better photographs. Regardless of the equipment, most of the time it’s about the where/when/how you are taking a photo that will determine if it will look good or not. Expand your knowledge with this introductory course and think more like a photographer by the end! Bring your cameras and manuals to class and make sure your batteries are charged! Course notes will be provided. Min 6 Max 20 Instructors: Kevin Walters is a local wedding and portrait photographer who enjoys the

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Wed, 9/9 - 6-8pm #77272 Wed, 10/14 - 6-8pm #77273

MANDARIN CHINESE LANGUAGE & CULTURE- GENERAL LEVEL (Age 18+) 8 Dates NEW Want to learn or enhance your basic Mandarin Chinese language skills? Mandarin is one of the most influential, widespread, and relevant languages on the planet today! Taught by an accomplished native speaker, instructor and published journalist, Shirley Li focuses on highly relevant basic conversational and comprehension skills. Learn to apply your new Mandarin language skills to global experiences that you may encounter today, and open your mind to the traditions and culture of modern China. In addition to speaking and writing, Shirley will present the history and culture of China, giving deeper understanding and appreciation of both the language and people. $50 materials fee for text and workbook due to the instructor on the 1st class date. Min 10 Max 12

using your speaking voice for commercials, films, and videos! Most people go about it the wrong way. Lisa will show you a unique, outside-the-box way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there! This is a business that you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, on your own time, and with practically no overhead! And NOW is the best time to make this happen as new companies are looking for new voices like never before. This exciting and fun class could be the game changer you’ve been looking for! Min 6 Max 25 Instructor: Lisa Foster’s voice can be heard on commercials and narrations for such clients as: Crest Toothpaste, Olay, Sleep Train and LA Weight Loss. Mon, 10/12 – 6:30-8:30pm Finley/Willow Rm $44 (S.R. Resident $34) #76535

LET’S WRITE! -CREATIVE WRITING (Age 18+) 8 Dates

Instructors: Shirley Li, born and raised in the Shandong Province of Mainland China, B.A. in English from Yantai University, teaching certificate in Chinese Mandarin from California State University East Bay. Shirley has taught extensively over the past several years, focusing on student interactions and using Mandarin in a highly relevant way. Published journalist, freelance writer, and columnist with the “Chinese World Journal,” an international publication.

When you sit down to write, do you ask yourself ‘Who do I think I am? What do I have to write about? or Who would want to read what I write?’ Find your answers in a warm and friendly environment while we discuss the dreaded self-censorship that comes with our inevitable social conditioning. Character, plot (even in nonfiction), expressing feeling to connect with readers, and more will be presented along with publishing and self-publishing options. By the end of class you will have completed a piece of writing - whether poetry, personal essay, short story, novel, memoir, or other nonfiction book chapter(s). So come and discover the story inside you yearning to be heard! Bring a notebook and pencil or pen. Min 8 Max 10

Tue, 9/15-11/3 - 6-8pm Finley/Maple Rm $170 (S.R. Resident $160) #76694

Instructor: Valerie Serrano, Master of Fine Arts creative writing, BA psychology, years of experience writing and teaching adults in a multicultural environment.

VOICE OVERS…NOW IS YOUR TIME! (Age 18+) 1 Day

Thu, 8/27-10/22 – 6:30-8:30pm (No class 9/24) Finley/Maple Rm $162 (S.R. Resident $152) #76498

You’ve heard Lisa Foster on TV and radio commercials! Now hear Lisa LIVE as she illustrates how YOU could actually begin

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A D U LT S ( 1 8 + ) Sports

PICKLEBALL NEW Join the fun! Come and learn to play one of the fastest growing sports in the country. PICKLEBALL is similar to tennis. It is played with a PingPong style paddle and a Whiffle Ball on a sport court (20’ x 44’). Play begins EVERY MORNING at the newly constructed Pickleball courts at Finley Park at 9:00 AM. Beginner instruction is available Mondays and Thursdays from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Paddles are available. NO FEE.

SP ORTS OFFICE OFFICE HOURS: Mon – Fri, 3-5pm SPORTS PHONE NUMBERS: Rec & Parks Sports Field Conditions (Updated weekdays 3pm) Boys & Girls Club Neptune Swim Team

543-3281 543-3474 542-3249 543-3421

LITTLE LEAGUE SPORTS OFFICIALS If you are interested in officiating, call Northern Coast Officials Association at 538-5190.

FALL ADULT SOFTBALL Don’t let your softball experience come to an end. Join us for our Fall Softball Season. We will be looking for Men’s, Women’s and Coed Slow Pitch Softball teams. Registration will begin August 4. All leagues will start season play in early September, field conditions and weather permitting. League play will run through the month of October.

GOLF LESSONS Youth and adult golf lessons will be held during the summer months at the Bennett Valley Municipal Golf Course, 3330 Yulupa Avenue. Both group and individual lessons will be offered. For actual class times, fees, and dates, contact the staff at Bennett Valley Golf Course Pro Shop, 528-3673.

Mark West Little League (Northwest Santa Rosa) (Ages 5-16) Rincon Valley Little League (Northeast Santa Rosa) (Ages 5-16) SR Amer. Little League (Southeast Santa Rosa) (Ages 5-16) SR Babe Ruth (Ages 13-15) Westside Little League (Southwest Santa Rosa)

523-9333 537-9426 522-3571 575-7215 528-2006

MISCELLANEOUS SR Bocce League SR Cycling Club SR Express Track Club Santa Rosa Tennis SR Youth Soccer So. Co. Horseshoe Pitchers YMCA

965-9568 545-4133 545-1535 527-0539 544-8369 538-3128 545-9622

BOCCE AT JUILLIARD PARK Learn the fascinating outdoor bowling game of Italian Bocce. Volunteers present each Sunday at 12pm and Wednesday and Friday at 10am at Juilliard Park Bocce courts. For league play and information contact Sonoma County Bocce Federation by visiting their website at sonomacountybocce.org or calling 707-528-2710.

HORSESHOES Sonoma County Horseshoe Pitchers Club is seeking new members for the 2013-2014 season. Those interested in pitching horseshoes for fun are encouraged to take part. Sanctioned by the National Horseshoe Pitching Association, the club participates in tournament schedule with other clubs in Northern California. Facility is located at Doyle Park in Santa Rosa. Weekly meetings are held on Tueday.

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A D U LT S ( 1 8 + ) Sports

SANTA ROSA TENNIS Rec & Parks has adopted Santa Rosa Tennis and is working closely with the United States Tennis Association/Northern California and Sonoma County Junior Tennis Association to offer you a great variety of tennis programs for all ages and abilities. All tennis lessons are held at Galvin Park and are under the supervision of tennis pro Jason Beard.

Jason Beard, Head Tennis Pro

A native of Sebastopol, Jason Beard has been teaching for Rec & Parks for the past 13 years and teaching in Sonoma County for over 15 years. Prior to coming to Rec & Parks, Jason played for the Santa Rosa Junior College team where he was awarded the Conference Champion Award and the Conference MVP. Jason then went on to play Division I Tennis for UC Santa Barbara. Jason continues to play competitive tennis in the area and enjoys teaching others to play the game he loves. Email Jason at jasonbeardmusic@gmail.com Tennis Rain-Out Policy Make-ups are only offered for rain-outs and instructor cancellations, not for student absences. If there is a rain-out or cancellation, a student may make up the class by attending any other class throughout the year. It is the student’s responsibility to check the schedule of classes and call ahead of time to make sure the class is running.

League Tennis

Santa Rosa Tennis sponsors league teams of all abilities for our youth and adult players. Our teams compete in USTA play as well as the Sonoma-Napa-Marin league. If you have a team that needs sponsorship or if you are looking for a team, call Jason @ 217-7785. Generally, teams meet once a week for practice and another day for matches. We are currently looking for captains.

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ADULT BEGINNING/ADVANCED BEGINNING TENNIS (Age 17+) Adult Beginning Tennis provides everything you need to get started playing tennis, where as Advanced Beginning builds upon the beginner classes and offers review of all of the shots. These classes run simultaneously. All classes are held at Galvin Community Park, 3330 Yulupa Ave. Tue, Thu 5:30-6:30pm $60 (S.R. Resident $50) 8/18-8/27 #76776 9/1-9/10 #76777 9/15-9/24 #76781 9/29-10/8 #76778 10/13-10/22 #76779 10/27-11/5 #76780 11/10-11/19 #76782

INTERMEDIATE ADULT DRILLS (Age 15+) This class is for players who play competitively. Classes are usually high energy and require reasonable ball control. Emphasis is on conditioning, drills and strategy. All classes are held at Galvin Community Park, 3330 Yulupa Ave. Tue, Thu 6:30-8pm $60 (S.R. Resident $50) 8/18-8/27 #76783 #76784 9/1-9/10 9/15-9/24 #76789 9/29-10/8 #76785 10/13-10/22 #76786 10/27-11/5 #76787 11/10-11/19 #76788 Sunday 9-10:30am $35 (S.R. Resident $25) 8/16-8/23 #76790 #76791 8/30-9/6 9/13-9/20 #76792 9/27-10/4 #76793 10/11-10/18 #76794 10/25-11/1 #76795 11/8-11/15 #76796

TENNIS PHONE NUMBERS

Santa Rosa Tennis 217-7785 Galvin Park 524-5014 Airport Club 528-2582 578-5689 Competitor Tennis Shop Countryside Tennis Club 527-9948 La Cantera Tennis Club 544-9494 Oak Park Tennis Club 539-0353 SRJC Tennis 527-4368 SCJTA 539-4348 SSU Tennis 664-2657 USTA Nor Cal 528-6982 Wikiup Tennis Club 544-2330 Players’ List Looking for new players to hit with? Sign up and have your name on the players list. Cost is free! Categories are A, B, C or Beginner. To be placed on a players list please email your name and phone number to bhamann@ srcity.org.

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AC T I V E A D U LT S ( 5 0 + ) Senior Center Information

Bennett Valley Senior Center (BVSC) 704 Bennett Valley Road 707 545-8608 Mon-Fri, 9am-2pm Bus Route #5, #18

BECOME A FREQUENT USER

This electronic scan card is perfect for regular participation in Senior drop-in programs. For your convenience, you can purchase your visits in advance (minimum 6 visits). Load your card with drop-in visits, and simply swipe your card at the front desk scanner when you arrive. It’s easier for you and for us, and you save 50¢ per visit!

BECOME A MEMBER

Membership isn’t required to attend any of our activities, but does have its rewards! For $24/year (Individual) $40/yr (Couples) per year, you receive a photo ID card, Bi-monthly newsletter mailed directly to your home and discounts on a variety of activities throughout the year!

Drop-in Activities Schedule Bennett Valley Senior Center Monday 9-10am Tai Chi 9-10am Morning Exercise 10am-12pm Needlecraft 11am-2pm Bingo

Tuesday 9-10:30am 9:30-10:30am 9:30-11am 10-11am 10:30am-12pm 11:15am-12:45pm 12:30-2pm 12:30-1:30pm

Drop-In Activities Bennett Valley Senior Center NEEDLECRAFT ($3 drop-in)

Thursday

A great place to socialize, pick up a game of cards, a game of 8 or 9-ball (three tables), enjoy coffee and conversation or simply people watch! Open 9am to 2pm daily. There is a minimal charge for playing pool.

Knitting or crochet with those like-minded. Bring your projects to work on.

TAI CHI ($4 drop-in-Mon); ($3 drop-in -Thur) Gentle, flowing movements of Tai Chi for a whole body relaxed workout. Instructor: Nadine Giovannini (M) Steve Russell (W) Dr Carl Hendel (TH)

MORNING EXERCISE ($2 drop-in) Full range-of-motion, gentle strength, balance, breathing and endurance exercises at a level appropriate for all levels. Instructor: Mary Durham

STRETCH & BEND ($3 drop-in) Increase blood flow with healthy movements to gain strength, agility, & flexibility for a more active and confident mind and body. Instructor: Carole Strode

LINE DANCING ($3 drop-in) No partners’ necessary, just a love to dance and kick up your heels. Instructor: David Hamley (Wed) Anita Jorge (Tue & Thu)

ON THE BALL ($3 drop-in) Have a blast gaining inner core strength on the big stability ball. Support for stamina in posture, balance and body mechanics. Balls are provided. Instructor: JoRene Woodworth

SPANISH CLASSES ($3 drop-in)

Basic Spanish Medicare/S.S. (2nd & 4th Tues) Intermediate Spanish Stretch & Bend Introduction to Spanish Advanced Spanish Spanish Study Line Dance w/ Anita - NEW!

$3 FREE $3 $3 $3 $3 $3 $3

Wednesday 9-10am 9am-12pm 10am-12pm 10:15-11am 10:30am-12:30pm 11am-12:30pm 7-8:30pm

LEISURE ROOM

$4 $2 $3 $2

Morning Exercise Ladies Billiards Blood Pressure (4th Wed) On the Ball Chinese Mahjong Line Dance w/ David Tai Chi

9-10am Tai Chi w/ Dr. Carl 9-11am Wii Games 10-11am Stretch & Bend 10:15-11:15am Silver Silvers Choral 10:30am-12pm Neuropathy (1st Thurs) TMM (2nd Thurs) 10:30-11:30am 10:30am-12:30pm Whist 11:15am-2pm Party Bridge 11:30am-12:30pm Transitional Line Dance Legal Clinic (1st Thurs) 12-1pm 12:30- 1:30pm Intermediate Line Dance 12:30- 2pm Advanced Spanish Discussion

$2 $4 ** $3 $3 $3 $10 $3 $3 $3 $2 $3 ** $3 $4 $3 ** $3 $3

Friday 9-10am Morning Exercise Computer Lab 9-11am 11am-2pm Bingo

$2 ** $2

**Free for Members

INTRO: For the very beginner, learn pronunciation & spelling. BASIC: For those with some knowledge, learn verbs, vocabulary and structuring sentences. INTERMEDIATE: For those with knowledge of most tenses and a good vocabulary. ADVANCED: For more-or-less fluent speakers. CONVERSATIONAL: Practice short sentences, past & present tense. SPANISH STUDY: More in-depth conversation and study. DISCUSSION: Advanced Conversation

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AC T I V E A D U LT S ( 5 0 + ) Special Events

SUMMER BBQ Join us on the Patio at the Senior Center for a Hot dog BBQ. Members pay $2! All others are $5. (Membership has its rewards!) Wed, 8/19 – 11:30 – 1pm BVSC Patio $2 Members $5 Non-Members Pay at the Grill

ANNUAL SUMMER NEIGHBORHOOD FLEA MARKET Join us and our neighbors for a day full of treats and treasures. BBQ is on the patio. Vendors can purchase approx 9’x12’ booth space. Set up at 7am; call 545-8608 for more information.

HOLIDAY CHORAL CONCERT

Sat, 8/22– 8am-1pm BVSC parking Lot $20/ Booth #72012

Our “Silver Singers” choral group kicks off the holiday season with a festive concert. Light refreshments following the concert. Admission is free - all are welcome!

OKTOBERFEST Come celebrate autumn at our annual Oktoberfest, a complete BBQ lunch w/ biergarten. Then enjoy the oompah sounds at our ballroom dance from 1pm to 4pm. Cosponsor: Santa Rosa Sunrise Rotary Fri, 9/18–11:30am-1pm Finley Courtyard $5 Pre-sale, $10 at the door #72018

AUTUMN BBQ Join us on the Patio at the Senior Center for a Hot Dog BBQ, members pay $2! All others are $5. (Membership has its rewards!) Wed, 10/21–11:30-1pm BVSC/Patio $2 Members $5 Non-Members Pay at the Grill

Recreation information 543-3737

Thu, 12/3 – 11am-1pm BVSC/Rm 19 FREE #72019

READER’S THEATRE “A CHRISTMAS CAROL” This December Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol will come to life at the Person Senior Wing. Told in a Readers Theaterstyle, with an emphasis on the dramatic art of storytelling, this adaptation will delight and is a real treat for the holidays. Brought to you by director Michael Welch, this theater of the imagination will bring renewed spirit to this classic holiday tale of transformation. Join the fun! Auditions for readers will be held Wed. Oct 7 6-8pm at the Person Senior Wing. Performance will held Thursday, December 10, 2015. 3-4pm at the Person Senior Wing. Seating is limited please RSVP 707 543-3745.

TALENT SHOW Our senior stars will warm your winter days with a show of their own talents. A variety show that is sure to please many with song, dance, and laughs abound. Interested in performing? Please contact JoRene at jwoodworth@srcity.org or call 543-4625 by Nov 6th. Sat, 2/6 – 2pm BVSC – Calif Rm $10/Pre-registration, $15/ at the door #76683

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AC T I V E A D U LT S ( 5 0 + ) Drop-in Programs

Drop-in Activities Schedule Person Sr Wing

Person Senior Wing (PSW) 2060 W College Avenue • 543-3745 – FAX 543-3736 Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm Bus Route #3, #6, #15

BECOME A FREQUENT USER

This electronic scan card is perfect for regular participation in Senior drop-in programs. For your convenience, you can purchase your visits in advance (minimum 6 visits). Load your card with drop-in visits, and simply swipe your card at the front desk scanner when you arrive. It’s easier for you and for us, and you save 50¢ per visit!

Drop-In Activities Schedule Person Senior Wing LINE DANCE REBELS ($3 drop-in)

physical and mental health.

Appropriate for advanced beginners. Knowledge of basic steps required. Dance Level: Advanced Beginner. LINE DANCE REBELS CHALLENGE (Tues) Previous line dance experience required. Dance Level: Intermediate. Instructor: Billie Darling

UKULELE (varies)

LINE DANCE PRACTICE FOR BEGINNERS ($3 drop-in)

Join Melinda Napier for dynamic history presentations. Topic schedule available at front desk.

For those who know basic steps, but need a refresher. Dance Level: Easy. No time will be given to learning basic steps. Instructor: Billie Darling.

EASY INTERMEDIATE LINE DANCE ($3 drop-in)

Knowledge of steps and dancing experience required. Will focus on teaching line dance patterns. Instructor: Anita Jorge.

BELLY DANCE FITNESS ($6 drop-in)

Learn traditional Middle Eastern dance steps in a positive, supportive atmosphere using dynamic music. Wear loose comfortable clothes (jingles provided!). No experience necessary.

BALANCE WITH JAE ($4 drop-in)

Regular exercise and consistent practice increase steadiness, stability and balance. Class is suitable for those who use walkers or canes or who have had a fall or near fall.

BOOMER BLAST FITNESS ($6 drop-in)

Learn how to play fun songs on the ukuleleGenres include country, blues, early rock and roll, and more. Monday is for beginners.

HISTORY ($2 drop-in)

KNIT PICKERS ($3 drop-in)

Bring your knitting, crochet or other handwork. Yarn and needles available for first timer

PILATES WITH JAE ($7 drop-in)

Mat class for men and women to work out the kinks and build core strength. All levels welcome.

SCRABBLE ($3 drop-in)

A welcoming group of wordsmiths! Bring your Scrabble dictionary or borrow the front desk copy.

YOGA WITH DONNA ($7 drop-in)

Easy Flow Vinyasa-style Yoga with deep stretching, standing balancing & meditation. Bring mat & towel.

ZUMBA ($6 drop-in)

Learn basic Zumba moves to energetic Latin and international music! Instructor: Gloria Lew Peck

Low-impact aerobics class to keep you in shape. Join this fun group and keep moving! Instructor: Gloria Lew Peck.

Ping Pong! ($4 drop-in)

CARD GAMES (varies)

Mah Jong ($4 drop-in)

Cribbage, Hand & Foot, Pedro, Texas Hold’em Poker, Mah Jong: some play experience necessary. Experienced Bridge, Duplicate Bridge and Pinochle: experienced players only.

Mah Jong is a game of skill, strategy and chance. Join instructor Guy Richards for a friendly game of Mah Jong – Eastern and Western styles. All levels welcome.

DISCUSSION GROUP ($2 drop-in)

Computer & Technology Lab ($2 drop-in)

Join this lively discussion group that covers many topics from current events to senior issues.

TAI-CHI ($5 drop-in)

Slow flowing movement to improve

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Get your workout and improve hand/eye coordination.

An opportunity to check email, work on a project or browse the web. Facilitators are prepared to answer any questions. Lab accommodates 12 users, register at front desk upon arrival.

Monday   9-10am Boomer Blast Fitness 9:30-10:30am Line Dance Rebels 10am-12pm Needlecraft (Knit Pickers) 10:30am-12pm History 11-11:45am Ukulele Bill’s Beginners 11:30am-12:30pm Yoga with Donna 12:30-3:30pm Duplicate Bridge 12:30-3:30pm Party Bridge 12:30-4pm Experienced Pinochle 1-3pm Hand and Foot Card Game 1:30-3pm Book Club 3rd of month 2-3pm Line Dance Practice

$6 $3 $3 $2 $2 $7 $4 $4 $4 $3 $2 $3

Tuesday   9-11am Computer Lab $2 9-10am Walking Group $2 9:30-10:30am Pilates with Jae $7 10-11am Tai Chi $5 10-11am Line Dance Rebel Challenge $3 Zumba Basics /Zumba Plus $6/7 10-11:45am 11:30am-12:30pm Yoga with Donna $7 Ping Pong $4 1-4pm 1-3pm Pedro $3 1:30-3pm Belly Dance Fitness $6 2-4pm Photography 1st&2nd Tues. $3 Wednesday     9:30-10:30am Line Dance Rebels 10-11:30am Discussion Group 11:30am-12:30pm Yoga with Donna 12:30-4pm Experienced Pinochle 12:30-3pm Ukulele– Experienced Drop-In Watercolor Studio 1:30-4:30pm 1-3pm Scrabble Ping Pong 1-4pm

$3 $2 $7 $4 $4 $4 $3 $4

Thursday   9-11am Computer Lab 9-10am Walking Group Pilates with Jae 9:30-10:30am Disc Golf 10-11am 11:30am-12:30pm Yoga with Donna 1-4pm Texas Hold’em Poker

$2 $2 $7 $4 $7 $4

Friday   9-10am Boomer Blast Fitness 9:30-10:30am Line Dance Rebels 10-11am Tai Chi 10am-12:30pm Mah Jong 10:30-11:30am Balance with Jae 10:45am-12:15pm “Easy Intermediate” Line Dance 12:30-4pm Experienced Pinochle 12:30-4pm Bridge/Exp Players 1-4pm Ping Pong 1-3pm Scrabble 2-3pm Line Dance Practice

$6 $3 $5 $4 $4 $3 $4 $4 $4 $3 $3

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AC T I V E A D U LT S ( 5 0 + ) Classes

WATERCOLOR WITH BARBARA BEGINNER TO ADVANCED (Age 50+)

Watercolor with Barbara - Beginning to Advanced

Develop your unique style with glowing watercolor techniques. Monthly themes, daily demos & critiques. Min 8 Max 20

3 Weeks 4 Weeks 3 Weeks 3 Weeks 4 Weeks 4 Weeks

Instructor: Barbara Marlin-Coole

# Weeks Barcode Day 76322 76323 76324 76325 76326 76327

Fri Fri Fri Fri Fri Fri

Dates 9/4-9/18 10/9-10/30 11/6-11/20 12/4-12/18 1/8-1/29 2/5-2/26

Time 9:00a-12:00pm 9:00a-12:00pm 9:00a-12:00pm 9:00a-12:00pm 9:00a-12:00pm 9:00a-12:00pm

Location Resident Fee Non Res Fee PSW Rm 26 PSW Rm 26 PSW Rm 26 PSW Rm 26 PSW Rm 26 PSW Rm 26

WATERCOLOR WITH BARBARA INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED (Age 50+)

Watercolor with Barbara - Intermediate to Advanced

Develop your unique style with glowing watercolor techniques. Monthly themes, daily demos & critiques. Min 8 Max 20

3 Weeks 4 Weeks 3 Weeks 3 Weeks 4 Weeks 4 Weeks

Instructor: Barbara Marlin-Coole

FUNDAMENTALS OF DRAWING WITH CHRISTIAN Learn the fundamental skills of drawing such as light and shade, figure drawing, landscape, perspective with Artist Christian Quintin. The ability to render what you draw in three dimensions and in a variety of medium will free you to create your own voice. This is an on-going class open to all levels and ages. A list of supplies will be provided with registration. Min 8 Max 20

# Weeks Barcode Day 76328 76329 76330 76331 76332 76333

Fri Fri Fri Fri Fri Fri

Dates 9/4-9/18 10/9-10/30 11/6-11/20 12/4-12/18 1/8-1/29 2/5-2/26

Time 12:30p-3:30pm 12:30p-3:30pm 12:30p-3:30pm 12:30p-3:30pm 12:30p-3:30pm 12:30p-3:30pm

$27 $36 $27 $27 $36 $36

$37 $46 $37 $37 $46 $46

Location Resident Fee Non Res Fee PSW Rm 26 PSW Rm 26 PSW Rm 26 PSW Rm 26 PSW Rm 26 PSW Rm 26

$27 $36 $27 $27 $36 $36

$37 $46 $37 $37 $46 $46

Fundamentals of Drawing with Christian # Weeks Barcode Day 4 weeks 5 weeks 3 weeks 5 weeks 4 weeks 4 weeks

76320 76334 76310 76311 76335 76312

Thu Thu Thu Thu Thu Thu

Dates 9/3-9/24 10/1-10/29 11/5-11/19 12/3-12/31 1/7-1/28 2/4-2/25

Time 11a-1pm 11a-1pm 11a-1pm 11a-1pm 11a-1pm 11a-1pm

Location Resident Fee Non Res Fee PSW Rm 26 PSW Rm 26 PSW Rm 26 PSW Rm 26 PSW Rm 26 PSW Rm 26

$44 $55 $33 $55 $44 $44

$54 $65 $43 $65 $54 $54

Instructor: Christian Quintin

THE BEAUTY OF PAINTINGS, FUNDAMENTAL TECHNIQUES Explore painting techniques with renowned French artist Christian Quintin. Using acrylics and oils, you will explore fundamental such as blending, glazes, pigments and materials.  Although appropriate for beginning painters with no previous experience, this is not strictly a traditional beginning painting course and all levels are welcome. You will start painting right away with a few preliminary exercises and be amazed at your growing confidence and ability. Upon registration, a list of supplies will be provided. Min 8 Max 20

The Beauty of Paintings, Fundamental Techniques with Christian # Weeks Barcode

Day

Dates

Time

Location Resident Fee Non Res Fee

4 weeks 5 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 4 weeks 4 weeks

Tue Tue Tue Tue Tue Tue

9/1-9/22 9/29-10/27 11/3-11/24 12/1-12/29 1/5-1/26 2/2-2/23

11a-1p 11a-1p 11a-1p 11a-1p 11a-1p 11a-1p

PSW Rm 26 PSW Rm 26 PSW Rm 26 PSW Rm 26 PSW Rm 26 PSW Rm 26

76321 76686 76687 76688 76689 76690

$44 $55 $44 $55 $44 $44

$54 $65 $54 $65 $54 $54

Instructor: Christian Quintin

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Classes

BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE COMPUTER CLASSES (Age 50+) We offer both “advanced beginner” and “intermediate” computer classes over a three-week period. The 90-minute sessions focus on learning mouse skills, windows manipulations and basic word processing techniques. NOTE: These classes are for PCs only - no MACs. Min 3 Max 6 Location: Bennett Valley Senior Center

Computer Classes Dates Time Session Barcode Day Advanced Beginner Computer Classes at Bennett Valley Senior Center Class Fee $20 Members ($30 Non-Members) (Session I) (Session II) (Session III) (Session IV) (Session V) (Session VI)

72058 72068 72070 72072 72074 72076

Mon Mon Mon Mon Mon Mon

9/14, 9/21, 9/28 10/5, 10/12, 10/19 11/2, 11/9, 11/16 12/7, 12/14, 12/21 2/1, 2/8, 2/22 * 3/7, 3/14, 3/21

Intermediate Computer Basics at Bennett Valley Senior Center Class Fee $20 Members ($30 Non-Members) 72059 Mon 9/14, 9/21, 9/28 (Session I) (Session II) 72069 Mon 10/5, 10/12, 10/19 (Session III) 72071 Mon 11/2, 11/9, 11/16 (Session IV) 72073 Mon 12/7, 12/14, 12/21 (Session V) 72075 Mon 2/1, 2/8, 2/22 * (Session VI) 72077 Mon 3/7, 3/14, 3/21

9-10:30am 9-10:30am 9-10:30am 9-10:30am 9-10:30am 9-10:30am

11-12:30pm 11-12:30pm 11-12:30pm 11-12:30pm 11-12:30pm 11-12:30pm

* NO Class on 2/15/16 due to holiday. COMPUTER LAB is opened Fridays 9am-11am. FREE Members; $5.00 Non-Members Refunds will be issued ONLY if the request is received at least 14 days prior to starting date of the class.

WALKING GROUP (Age 50+) Walking is a great way to improve health and fitness. This supportive group will help your learn the basics, new routes, and keep you motivated. Participants will meet at the Person Senior Wing on Tuesdays and walk the adjacent neighborhoods and trails, on Thursday the group will meet at an announced off-site location. First time participants should join the Tuesday walk. $2 fee per walk. Minimum 5 Max 25 Instructor: Lynn Millar Location: Person Senior Wing

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AC T I V E A D U LT S ( 5 0 + ) Classes

LINE DANCING FOR BEGINNERS LEVEL 1 (Age 50+) 6 Weeks

TAP DANCING LEVEL 2 (Age 50+) 6 Weeks

No partner is needed, so come have fun, improve your coordination, and exercise your body and brain. Learn terminology, basic steps and 8-10 line dances. This course is for people with NO or very little dance experience. Min 8 Max 25

Prerequisite: Previous tap dancing experience. Refine basic steps and fundamentals of tap dancing. Learn to form simple combinations with basic steps and complete tap routine performance. A performance DVD is included for each student. Tap shoes are required. Min 8 Max 20

Instructor: Billie Darling

LEARN HOW TO USE POLES FOR BALANCE & MOBILITY 1 Day Learn quality of life enhancing skills to help improve your balance, endurance, posture, walking gait & strength. Easyto-learn techniques & gentle movements help you more confidently navigate everyday obstacles and enhance your outdoors experiences. Variety of top-quality poles are provided. Discover which poles fit you best and will help you reach your mobility goals! Class is for anyone with mild to moderate mobility challenges.  People with MS, Parkinson’s, arthritis or aging joints find these skills invaluable for maintaining quality of life. Ideal for one preparing for a joint replacement or recovering from injury or surgery. Using a walker? Call Jayah (415-699-3333) before registering. Min 8 Max 15 Instructor: JJayah Faye Paley is an educator, mobility coach and an ACE & AFAA certified personal trainer Thu, 10/15 – 12:15-3:15pm Person Sr. Wing/Rm 5 $44 (S.R. Resident $34) #76481 Thu, 2/18 – 12:15-3:15pm Person Sr. Wing/Rm 5 $44 (S.R. Resident $34) #76482

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Tue/Thu, 9/1-10/8– 2-3pm Person Sr. Wing/Rm 3 $58 (S.R. Resident $48) #76430

Instructor: Billie Darling Tues/Thurs, 10/27-12/10– 2-3pm Person Sr. Wing/Rm 3 $72 (S.R. Resident $62) #76431

LEARN TO PLAY FRISBEE DISC GOLF

FRISBEE GOLF is an established sport and recreation that is easy, fun and great exercise.  You can throw/fly a frisbee far, with accuracy.  All you need is a good disc (FRISBEE) and a good supportive coach.  Learn to drive, putt and score with confidence.  Backhand, forehand even upside down throws!  Non-competitive, watch yourself improve with each toss.  Once you know the course, play anytime with friends and family.  FRISBEE GOLF is a new fun way to get fit and enjoy the exhilaration of this sport and recreation.  Its all at your fingertips.  Walking shoes and comfortable clothes please.  FRISBEE GOLF discs provided and available. Instructor: Tom McRann Working for WhamO’s International Frisbee Association, Tom McRann was responsible for frisbee growth as sport and recreation in the Far Western U.S. Semi retired, Tom wants to continue creating frisbee athletes one person at a time. Thu – 10-11am Person Sr. Wing Fee: $4 Drop-in

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T’AI CHI CH’UAN FOR ACTIVE 50+ (Age 50+) 5 Dates “Think over carefully what the final purpose is: to lengthen life and maintain youth.”(The Essence of T’ai Chi Ch’uan- The Literary Tradition). Tai Chi Chuan offers reduced stress levels, improved balance and coordination, increased energy, stamina and agility and an increased feeling of well-being. People of any age can benefit from Tai Chi practice. Min 12 Max 25 Instructor: Karen Fleming, over 7 yrs experience and trains with Teacher MT (Steven) Rose at the Whirling Wind Tai Chi Chuan Studio. Tuesday – 11am - 12pm Steele Lane/Dohn Rm $38 (S.R. Resident $28) 8/18-9/15 #76365 9/22-10/20 #76366 10/27-11/24 #76367 12/1-1/5 (No class 12/29) #76368 1/12-2/9 #76369

LET’S WRITE! CREATIVE WRITING (Age 18+) 8 Dates When you sit down to write, do you ask yourself ‘Who do I think I am? What do I have to write about? or Who would want to read what I write?’ Find your answers in a warm and friendly environment while we discuss the dreaded self-censorship that comes with our inevitable social conditioning. Character, plot (even in nonfiction), expressing feeling to connect with readers, and more will be presented along with publishing and self-publishing options. By the end of class you will have completed a piece of writing - whether poetry, personal essay, short story, novel, memoir, or other nonfiction book chapter(s). So come and discover the story inside you yearning to be heard! Bring a notebook and pencil or pen. Min 10 Max 12

Instructor: Valerie Serrano, Master of Fine Arts creative writing, BA psychology, years of experience writing and teaching adults in a multicultural environment. Thu, 12/10-2/11– 1:30-3:30pm (No Class 12/24, 12/31) Person Sr. Wing/Rm 20 $122 (S.R. Resident $112) #76499

AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM (Age 50+) The AARP Smart Driver Course, offered by AARP Driver Safety, is the nation’s largest classroom and online driver safety course and is designed especially for drivers age 50 and older. By taking a driver safety course you’ll learn the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques and how to operate your vehicle more safely in today’s increasingly challenging driving environment. You’ll learn how you can manage and accommodate common age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. First time students of this driver safety course must take the full 8 hour course. A 4.5 hour renewal classes is available ONLY to those people who have PREVIOUSLY taken the 8 hr class within the last four (4) years. Course Barcode Day

Date

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Location

AARP Driver Safety Program - Class fee is $23 (AARP members $18) Renewal Courses 1 week 76507 Tues 9/15 9:30a-2:00p PSW Rm 22 1 week 76511 Tues 11/10 9:30a-2:00p PSW Rm 22 1 week 76512 Thurs 1/14 9:30a-2:00p PSW Rm 22 Full Courses 1 week 76508 Tu/Th 1 week 76509 Tu/Th 1 week 76510 Tu/Th

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10/6, 10/8 9:30a-1:30p PSW Rm 22 12/8, 12/10 9:30a-1:30p PSW Rm 22 2/16, 2/18 9:30a-1:30p PSW Rm 22

Fee AARP Mem.

$23 $23 $23

$18 $18 $18

$23 $23 $23

$18 $18 $18

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AC T I V E A D U LT S ( 5 0 + ) Special Interest

LEARN TO RIDE THE BUS CLASS

DROP-IN WEIGHT ROOM

BALLROOM DANCES

Classroom instruction on the City Bus system, then the class takes a ride on the bus! You will learn CityBus routes, the transfer system and fares in this fun and entertaining class. See your City for the first time as a passenger rather than driver.

Please buy passes at the front desk of the Senior Center before participating in the drop-in weight room.

Our mixture of bands and DJ play all your favorite sounds from the 40’s to present. Dance steps from Polka to the Waltz, Cha Cha to Tango will keep your feet and spirits floating. Refreshments will be served. If you love to dance come experience the best ballroom dancing in Santa Rosa.

9:30-11:15am BVSC/Rm 16 FREE Mon, 8/10 Mon, 9/14 Mon, 10/12

#72222 #72234 #72235

LEGAL CLINIC A lawyer is available to give legal advice to seniors. Please call Senior Center for an appointment. 1st Thursday of month – 12-1pm BVSC/Rm 11 FREE - Members $5 - Non-Members

BLOOD PRESSURE Drop-in and get your blood pressure read and recorded. Learn how to keep your blood pressure levels healthy. 4th Wednesday – 10am-12pm BVSC/Rm 11 FREE

FLU SHOT CLINICS Medicare Part B card carriers bring your card and the flu shot is free. All others pay $30 to Sutter Care.

Mon-Fri, 9am-2pm Mon, Wed, Fri, 5:30pm closing BVSC Weight Room Adults 18+ (13-17 years with adult supervision) $18- 6 visit pass $30-12 visit pass $45-20 visit pass Adults 50+ with current membership $12 -6 visit pass $18-12 visit pass $25-20 visit pass

POOL TOURNAMENTS Do you like to play pool? Have a little competitive spirit? Enter to play in one of our pool tournaments. Men and women welcome!

Fridays – 1-4pm Finley Community Center $8 drop-in Special Dance Themes and Exceptions Fri, 8/14 Luau Dance Oktoberfest Fri, 9/18 Wed, 9/30 (no dance 10/2) Halloween Fri, 10/30 Thanksgiving Dance Fri, 11/20 Wed, 12/16 Holiday Formal (all dances in Dec are on Wednesday) No Dances 11/26, 12/23, 12/30

Thursdays – 10am-2pm BVSC/Rm 13 $5 8/20 #72168 9/17 #72171 10/15 #72172 11/19 #72173 12/17 #72174 1/21 #72175 2/18 #72176

Mon, 9/28 – 9am-11pm BVSC/Rm 16

BOOK CLUB Join our friendly club to discuss a selected book. Call for current book 543-3745. 3rd Monday of the Month 1:30-3:30pm PSW/Rm 1 $2

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Facility Information Ridgway Swim Center

PUBLIC SWIM

PHONE: 543-3760 Fax: 543-3768

Public Swim offers a fun time in the water for all ages. All facilities will be open for use during public swim times and lifeguards will be on duty for your protection. Lockers are available for a 50¢ charge at both facilities. Our concession stand will be open with various food and drink items for sale. See information below for operating hours. Also, please be aware of the following public swim policies: • Flotation devices are not permitted. This includes suits with built-in flotation pieces. • Children under age 8 must be supervised by a responsible person age16+. • Children under age 5 must have an adult in the water with them at all times. • No jean cut-offs, T-shirts or street shorts allowed in the water. • Only clearly identified service animals are permitted. • Children must be 48 inches to ride the Ridgway water slide. • Swimwear with exposed zippers, buckles or metal rivets are not permitted on the Ridgway water slide. • Thong/G-string suits are not permitted in the pool area. • Children over age 5 are not allowed in opposite-sex locker rooms. We have a family change room available

OFFICE HOURS: Mon.-Fri., 6am-8pm; Sat., 9am -1pm; Sun., 10am-1pm

PUBLIC SWIM HOURS

LOCATION: 455 Ridgway Avenue (adjacent to Santa Rosa High School) PHONE: 543-3421

Fax: 543-4350

OFFICE HOURS: Mon. - Fri., 9am-4pm, Sat/Sun., 9am-1pm The Ridgway Swim Center boasts a 25-yard by 25-yard, 9 lane competition pool; and a 2 - 3½ foot deep instructional pool. Ridgway features rim flow gutters, expanded deck space, tumble buckets, 140 ft. water slide as well as revitalized office and locker room areas. Special Closures: August 24th – 28th Ridgway Pool will be closed for scheduled maintenance.

Finley Aquatic Center LOCATION: 2060 West College Avenue (Stony Point Road and West College Avenue)

• There is a $5 replacement fee for re-printed passes.

The Finley Aquatic Center has a 25-yard, 10-lane competition pool and a 2.5 – 3-foot-deep “L” shaped instructional pool. The facility is fully ADA accessible, with pool ramp and wheelchair lift.

FINLEY AQUATIC CENTER August 23rd is the last day of Public Swim at Finley for 2015. No fall season public swim at this facility.

BIRCH ROOM RENTAL: Rent our meeting room located at the Finley Aquatic Center! The Birch Room is fully equipped with an 8-foot screen, data projector, 5.1 surround sound HD DVD player and dry-erase whiteboard.

RIDGWAY SWIM CENTER Through August 23 - Mon- Fri (limited space 12-1:15pm)1:15-4pm, Fri Late Night 7:30-9:30pm, Sat & Sun 1:15-6pm August 24 - 28 - Ridgway Pool will be closed August 1 - October 4 - Sat & Sun 1:15-6pm August 31 - October 2 - Mon-Fri 2:45-4:45pm (limited space 3:45-4:45pm) October 4th is the last day of Public Swim at Ridgway for 2015.

You can use this room to host a professional meeting, birthday party or any other occasion. The room measures 16’ x 27’ and comfortably seats 24 people in a conference style set-up. Room rates begin as low as $15 per hour when rented with the pool, and $30 per hour when booked separately. Special Closures: October 3rd and October 19th – 23rd Finley Pool will be closed for scheduled maintenance.

POOL RENTAL Both swim centers are available for rent after regular pool hours. Lifeguards are provided and reservations are needed at least two weeks prior to requested date. Fee:

1-50 participants 51-150 participants 151-250 participants 250+ participants

Ridgway Waterslide:

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$120 per hour $140 per hour $160 per hour $180 per hour $50 per hour additional

Please Take Note:

• The Ridgway Swim Center will be open from 1:15-6pm on Monday, September 7. • Finley Aquatic Center only will be closed October 19-23, November 26 and January 1 . • Both Centers will be closed November 27 and December 25 . • Ridgway Pool closes at 1pm and Finley Pool closes at 1:15pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

PUBLIC SWIM ENTRANCE FEE All customers entering either facility will be charged the entrance fee. Adults (18-54): $5 Youth (2-17): $4 Seniors (55+): $4 Disabled: $4

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AQ UAT I C S

Public & Lap Swim Hours PUBLIC SWIM PASSES Public swim passes are valid for public swim admission to the Finley Aquatic Center and the Ridgway Swim Center. Flexi Pass: Load your pass with as many public swims as you would like to attend (minimum 5 swims.) This pass has no expiration. Adult: $4.50 per swim Youth/Senior/Disabled: $3.50 per swim All-Season Family Pass: $250 Pass valid from April 25 - October 4 Summer Family Pass: $200 Pass valid from June 6 - August 23. Includes unlimited swims for up to 5 family members, additional family members $10 (Limited to 7 household members)

LAP SWIM A time for lap swim fitness. Lane lines will be in place with lanes designated according to speed. Kickboards, pull buoys and hand paddles are available for use during this program. Lockers are available at both facilities for a 50¢ charge. Lap swim is a year-round on-going program. See below for available days, times and lap swim pass information. Availability of lanes will vary.

RIDGWAY SWIM CENTER LAP SWIM Mon-Fri: 9:30am-1pm begins 8/31 Sat/Sun: 9:30am-1pm FINLEY AQUATIC CENTER LAP SWIM Mon-Fri: 6-8am (No walking lane available 7-8am M/W/F) 9-11am begins 8/17 (no walking lane available) 11:30am-1:15pm Mon/Wed: 5:30-7pm (5-7pm begins 10/26) Tue/Thu: 5:30-8pm begins 10/27 (walking lane available 6-7pm) Fri: 5-7pm Sat: 9-11am

Ridgway Swim Hotline: 543-3421 Finley Swim Hotline: 543-3760

SANTA ROSA MASTERS SWIMMING Masters is a coach-guided aquatic training program for beginning, intermediate and advanced adult swimmers. Correction and development of strokes and techniques will be provided by an on-deck coach. Ridgway Swim Center Fees: Monthly Pass: Admission to any Masters coached workout, $65 per month (S.R. Resident $55 per month) Monthly Plus Pass: Admission to any Masters coached work-out plus all lap swim hours at Ridgway and Finley $69.50 per month Drop-in: $7 per visit

Sat/Sun: 11:30am-1:15pm

Practice Times: “Morning Thunder” Workout, MondayFriday, 6-7am

LAP SWIM FEES

“Afternoon Delight” Workout, Tuesday and Thursday, 11:45am-1pm

$5 General Admission $4 Senior 55+/Disabled $55 General Admission Monthly Lap Pass $45 Senior/Disabled Monthly Lap Pass Flexi Pass: (No expiration) $4.50 per swim General Admission, Minimum 5 swims $3.50 per swim Senior 55+/Disabled, Minimum 5 swims

Hermine Terhorst teaches Private Swim Lessons for Adults. Her balanced approach to teaching makes learning fun. Become 100% successful regardless of your learning fears or restrictions! Contact: (707) 480-0794

Special Event - check it out! Turkey Burner Event see “Community Events” on page 4 for details

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Water Fitness Classes WATER FITNESS (Age 16+) Water Fitness is a fun aquatic activity which uses the resistance of water to provide strength training and aerobic conditioning for people of all fitness levels. These choreographed exercise routines provide smooth variable resistance through a full range of motion; some exercises require side-by-side movement while maintaining spatial awareness. Each instructor incorporates various movements that improve your strength, endurance, flexibility and well-being with little to no impact on the joints. People with minimal aquatic experience are encouraged to join us for this rejuvenating form of exercise. M/W/F, 7-8am M/W/F, 9 -10am M-Sun, 10-11am M-F, 5-6pm T/Th, 7-8pm Finley Aquatic Complex, Drop-in fee: $6 Flexi Pass: Load your pass with as many Water Fitness classes as you would like. $5/ class (Minimum 5 classes.) This pass has no expiration. Monthly Membership Pass: This pass is valid from the first day to the last day of the month in which it is purchased and has no limit of classes one can attend. $75 NOTE: There will not be a 5pm or 7pm class on the following dates: 9/24, 9/29, 10/6 and 10/15

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THERAPEUTIC WATER EXERCISE (Age 16+) Therapeutic Water Exercise is designed to accommodate people with various physical conditions, physical disabilities or those recovering from injury or surgery. This class can also be used for prehabilitation (pre-operative exercise for optimal surgery outcome). Individual instruction is provided. You may register in person, over the phone or online. Instructor: Donna Burch or Rene Bosen (No Drop-ins) *Course pro-rated 1 day, **Course pro-rated 2 days (due to scheduled closures) Location: Finley Aquatic Center Barcod Days 73652 M/W/F 73653 M/W/F 73654 M/W/F 77102 M/W/F 77103 M/W/F 77104 M/W/F 77105 M/W/F 73661 M/W/F 73662 M/W/F 73663 M/W/F 77106 M/W/F 77107 M/W/F 77108 M/W/F 77109 M/W/F 73670 T/Th 73671 T/Th 73672 T/Th 77110 T/Th 77111 T/Th 77112 T/Th 77113 T/Th 73675 T/Th 73676 T/Th 73677 T/Th 73684 T/Th/Sat 73685 T/Th/Sat 73686 T/Th/Sat 77114 T/Th/Sat 77116 T/Th/Sat 77117 T/Th/Sat 77118 T/Th/Sat

Dates

Time

Fee

8/3 - 8/28 11:30-12:15PM $55 (S.R. Resident $45) 8/31 - 9/25 11:30-12:15PM $55 (S.R. Resident $45) 9/28 - 10/16 11:30-12:15PM $43.75 (S.R. Resident $33.75)* 10/26- 11/20 11:30-12:15PM $55 (S.R. Resident $45) 11/23 - 12/18 11:30-12:15PM $51.25 (S.R. Resident $41.25)* closed Fri, 11/27 12/21 -1/15 11:30-12:15PM $47.50 (S.R. Resident $37.50)** closed 2 days; Fri, 12/25, Fri, 1/1/16 1/18 - 2/12 11:30-12:15PM $55 (S.R. Resident $45) 8/3 - 8/28 12:15-1:00 PM $55 (S.R. Resident $45) 8/31 - 9/25 12:15-1:00 PM $55 (S.R. Resident $45) 9/28 - 10/16 12:15-1:00 PM $43.75 (S.R. Resident $33.75)* 10/26- 11/20 12:15-1:00 PM $55 (S.R. Resident $45) 11/23 - 12/18 12:15-1:00 PM $51.25 (S.R. Resident $41.25)* closed Fri, Nov-27 12/21 -1/15 12:15-1:00 PM $47.50 (S.R. Resident $37.50)** closed 2 days; Fri, Dec-25 and Fri, Jan-1 1/18 - 2/12 12:15-1:00 PM $55 (S.R. Resident $45) 8/4 - 8/27 11:30-12:15pm $40 (S.R. Resident $30) 9/1 - 9/24 11:30-12:15pm $40 (S.R. Resident $30) 9/29 - 10/15 11:30-12:15pm $32.50 (S.R. Resident $22.50)** 10/27 - 11/19 11:30-12:15pm $40 (S.R. Resident $30) 11/24 - 12/17 11:30-12:15pm $36.25 (S.R. Resident $26.25)* closed Thur, Nov-26 12/22 - 1/14 11:30-12:15pm $40 (S.R. Resident $30) 1/19 - 2/11 11:30-12:15pm $40 (S.R. Resident $30) 8/4 - 8/27 12:15-1:00 PM $40 (S.R. Resident $30) 9/1 -9/24 12:15-1:00 PM $40 (S.R. Resident $30) 9/29 - 10/15 12:15-1:00 PM $32.50 (S.R. Resident $22.50)** 8/4 - 8/29 9:00-9:45am $55 (S.R. Resident $45) 9/1 - 9/26 9:00-9:45am $55 (S.R. Resident $45) 9/29 - 10/17 9:00-9:45am $40 (S.R. Resident $30)* closed Sat, 10/3 10/27 - 11/21 9:00-9:45am $55 (S.R. Resident $45) 11/24 - 12/19 9:00-9:45am $51.25 (S.R. Resident $41.25)* closed Thur, Nov-26 12/22 - 1/16 9:00-9:45am $55 (S.R. Resident $45) 1/19 - 2/13 9:00-9:45am $55 (S.R. Resident $45)

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Beginning Swim Program (Level 1 - Parent Child/Adult Beginner) Our beginning swim program is designed for all ages to gain basic water skills. The focus of these courses is water adjustment and fun in the aquatic environment.

PARENT CHILD (Ages: 6 months - 3 years)

This is a FUN introduction to the water. Participants will work on a variety of skills in a casual setting, including singing songs and playing games. Water adjustment and beginner skills such as blowing bubbles, going underwater, floating, kicking and scooping will be introduced to students as well as parents. The program is designed to teach you to work with your child on water adjustment and introductory skills. Parent participation in the water is required.

TADPOLES (Ages: 3-5 years)

No previous water experience is required for this class. Students will work on being comfortable and enjoying their time in the water. Fun, games and imagination will be used to teach swimming skills including: blowing bubbles, going underwater, floating, kicking and alternating arms.

WATER FROGS (Ages: 4-5 years)

Students must be able to float and glide unassisted with their face in the water and back float with assistance. Students will work on introductory front crawl, back floats, back crawl and elementary backstroke.

SEA STARS (Ages: 6-9 years)

No previous water or swimming experience is required for this class. Students will work on a variety of skills including water adjustment, submerging, front and back floats, kicking, front crawl, back crawl and elementary backstroke.

DOLPHINS (Ages: 10-15 years)

No previous water experience is required for this class. Students will work on skills including: water adjustment, floats, front and back crawl, and elementary backstroke. The pace of the course will be based on student progress and needs. More advanced skills may also be taught including: breaststroke, sidestroke, treading water, and kneeling and standing dives. This class is taught in 3 1/2 feet of water.

ADULT BEGINNER (Ages: 16 years and up)

No previous water experience is required for this class. Students will work on skills ranging from water adjustment and floating to front crawl, back crawl and elementary backstroke. The pace of the course will be based on student progress and needs. This class is taught in 3 1/2 feet of water.

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Intermediate Swim Program (Level 2-5) Our intermediate swim program is designed to build swimming proficiency, technique and endurance. The focus of these courses is skill development.

LEVEL 2 (Ages: 5-9 years)

Prerequisite: Swim front crawl and back crawl 5 yards. Students will work on side breathing for front crawl, improving their back crawl and elementary backstroke arms. Attention will be placed on skill proficiency and technique.

LEVEL 3 (Ages: 6 and up)

Prerequisite: Front crawl with side-breathing and back crawl for 15 yards, and elementary backstroke arms for 5 yards. Teaching will emphasize improving side-breathing and endurance for front crawl. Students will be introduced to elementary backstroke kick, breaststroke kick, butterfly kick and sitting and kneeling dives. This course will be taught in deeper water.

LEVEL 4 (Ages: 6 and up)

Prerequisite: 25 yards of front crawl with excellent side-breathing, 25 yards of back crawl, 15 yards of elementary backstroke, breaststroke kick, and dolphin kick. Students will learn to coordinate breaststroke arms and kick and be introduced to butterfly. Students will work on treading water and learning to do a standing dive from the side of the pool.

LEVEL 5 (Ages: 6 and up)

Prerequisite: 50 yards of front crawl and back crawl, 25 yards of the elementary backstroke, 15 yards of breaststroke and butterfly. Students will improve technique and endurance on the front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke and breaststroke. Students will work on proficiency in butterfly and the sidestroke, treading water, diving and flip turns.

SWIM LESSON INFORMATION • Age level indicates that the participant must be that age by the first day of class. • Participants may not make-up classes which have been missed. If your child is sick the first few days of class, they are encouraged to take the remaining days. • In the natural progression of children in swim lessons, it is not uncommon to expect your child to take and re-take a particular level before progressing to the next level. • To remedy supervision concerns, please do not send children too early for classes and please pick up children on time. • Persons will not be admitted to any fee program without being registered. • Register early as classes fill up quickly. • Save the registration receipt for presentation to the Swim Center Front Desk at the first class. •

Children registered for a class which they are not qualified for will be placed in the correct class only if there is a vacancy. If there is no vacancy, your money will be refunded. Please read the class descriptions carefully to ensure your child is enrolled in the correct class. See page 64-65 for more information.

• If your child graduates to a higher level than you have them registered for, we will make every effort to accommodate a transfer, subject to availability. However, there may be instances where a refund is necessary.

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AQ UAT I C S Swim Lessons

FALL SWIM LESSONS AT FINLEY AQUATIC CENTER W. 2060 College Ave 28-Minute Group Lessons, 4 Day Lessons M/W or Tue/Thurs for 2 weeks $34 ($24 S.R. Residents) Session 2 No Class Monday, September 7th Pro-rated $28 (S.R. Resident $18) *No class 9/24 or 9/29 Pro-rated $22 (S.R. Resident $12) **No class 10/6 or 10/15 Pro-rated $22 (S.R. Resident $12) Private lesson schedule on page 67

Session 1 Monday/Wednesday Lessons 8/24 - 9/2 4:00pm Tadpoles 3-5 yrs 76878 Waterfrogs 4-5 yrs 76918 Sea Stars 6-9 yrs 76958 Level 2 5-9 yrs 76990 Level 3 6+ yrs 77018 4:30pm Tadpoles 3-5 yrs 76882 Waterfrogs 4-5 yrs 76922 Sea Stars 6-9 yrs 76962 Level 2 5-9 yrs 76994 Level 3 6+ yrs 77022 5:00pm Parent Child 6m-3 yrs 76862 Tadpoles 3-5 yrs 76886 Waterfrogs 4-5 yrs 76926 Level 4 6+ yrs 77038 Level 5 6+ yrs 77050 5:30pm Parent Child 6m-3 yrs 76866 Tadpoles 3-5 yrs 76890 Waterfrogs 4-5 yrs 76930 Level 3 6+ yrs 77026 Level 4 6+ yrs 77042 6:00pm Tadpoles 3-5 yrs 76894 Waterfrogs 4-5 yrs 76934 Sea Stars 6-9 yrs 76966 Level 2 5-9 yrs 76998 Adult Beginner 16+ 77054

Session 2 9/9 - 9/16* 76879 76919 76959 76991 77019 76883 76923 76963 76995 77023 76863 76887 76927 77039 77051 76867 76891 76931 77027 77043 76895 76935 76967 76999 77055

76880 76920 76960 76992 77020 76884 76924 76964 76996 77024 76864 76888 76928 77040 77052 76868 76892 76932 77028 77044 76896 76936 76968 77000 77056

76881 76921 76961 76993 77021 76885 76925 76965 76997 77025 76865 76889 76929 77041 77053 76869 76893 76933 77029 77045 76897 76937 76969 77001 77057

Tuesday/Thursday Lessons

Session 1 8/25 - 9/1

Session 2 9/8 - 9/17

Session 3 9/22 - 10/1

Session 4 10/6 - 10/15

76898 76938 76970 77002 77030 76902 76942 76974 77006 77046 76870 76906 76946 76978 77010 76874 76910 76950 76982 77034 76914 76954 76986 77014 77058

76899 76939 76971 77003 77031 76903 76943 76975 77007 77047 76871 76907 76947 76979 77011 76875 76911 76951 76983 77035 76915 76955 76987 77015 77059

76900 76940 76972 77004 77032 76904 76944 76976 77008 77048 76872 76908 76948 76980 77012 76876 76912 76952 76984 77036* 76916 76956 76988 77016 77060*

4:00pm 4:30pm 5:00pm 5:30pm 6:00pm

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Tadpoles Waterfrogs Sea Stars Level 2 Level 3 Tadpoles Waterfrogs Sea Stars Level 2 Level 4 Parent Child Tadpoles Waterfrogs Sea Stars Level 2 Parent Child Tadpoles Waterfrogs Sea Stars Level 3 Tadpoles Waterfrogs SeaStars Level 2 Adult Beginner

3-5 yrs 4-5 yrs 6-9 yrs 5-9 yrs 6+ yrs 3-5 yrs 4-5 yrs 6-9 yrs 5-9 yrs 6+ yrs 6m-3 yrs 3-5 yrs 4-5 yrs 6-9 yrs 5-9 yrs 6m-3 yrs 3-5 yrs 4-5 yrs 6-9 yrs 6+ yrs 3-5 yrs 4-5 yrs 6-9 yrs 5-9 yrs 16+

Session 3 Session 4 9/21 - 9/30 10/5 - 10/14

76901 76941 76973 77005 77033 76905 76945 76977 77009 77049 76873 76909 76949 76981 77013 76877 76913 76953 76985 77037** 76917 76957 76989 77017 77061**

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AQ UAT I C S

Private Swim Lessons/ Waterpolo Waterpolo HAMMER HEAD WATER POLO (Age 16+) This program offers both a great workout four days a week plus the opportunity to learn the game of water polo. This program also offers the opportunity to compete if one desires to do so. Also, scrimmage games take place each night of the week with quality refereeing.

FALL PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS AT FINLEY AQUATIC CENTER

28 Minute Lessons (4 Day Lessons M/W or Tu/Th for 2 weeks) $120 Monday/Wednesay Lessons *Session 2 (3 Day Lesson) $90 No Class Monday September 7th Private Lessons at 5pm and 5:30pm will be in the L-pool or deep water only.

Monday/Wednesday Lessons Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 8/24 - 9/2 9/9 - 9/16* 9/21 - 9/30 10/5 - 10/14 4:00 S 77062 77063 77064 77065 4:30 S 77066 77067 77068 77069 5:00 S/D 77070 77071 77072 77073 5:30 S/D 77074 77075 77076 77077 6:00 A 77078 77079 77080 77081

Tuesday/Thursday Lessons

Session 1 8/25 - 9/1

4:00 S 77082 4:30 S 77086 5:00 S/D 77090 5:30 S/D 77094 6:00 A 77098

Session 2 9/8 - 9/17 77083 77087 77091 77095 77099

Session 3** Session 4** 9/22 - 10/1 10/6 - 10/15 77084 77088 77092 77096 77100

77085 77089 77093 77097 77101

**Session 3 and 4, Tue/Thurs. All privates will be in our shallow pool A= Taught in Any Depth S = Taught in Shallow water only (2 1/2 - 3 feet deep) S/D = Taught in shallow (2 1/2 - 3 feet) or deep water (6 - 12 1/2 feet)

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Practice Times: Mon, Wed, Fri 7-9pm Sun 10-11:30am Finley Aquatic Complex Monthly Pass: $46 (S.R. Resident $36) 5 Visit Pass: $25 (w/student ID $20) Drop-in Fee: $6 (w/student ID $5)

JR. HAMMERHEAD WATER POLO (Age 10-16) This is a growing program for youth to learn and compete in the sport of water polo. The focus of this program will be water polo skill development and playing in real scrimmages and tournaments. Participants should be able to swim at least 50 yards without rest and tread water for 2 minutes. Practice Times: Mon, Wed 7-8pm Sun 10-11:30am Finley Aquatic Complex Monthly Pass: $46 (S.R. Resident $36) Drop-in Fee: $5

SHARK PUPS (Age 8-12) This class is designed for the children who have developed some essential water skills developed and is looking to expand those skills with an emphasis on water polo. Kids enrolled in this class should be able to swim 25 yards without aide or rest. Practice Times: Mon/Wed – 7-8pm Sun– 11-11:30pm Finley Aquatic Complex Monthy Pass $46 (S.R. Resident $36) 5 Visit Pass $25 Drop-in Fee $6

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Safety Training Lifeguard Training AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD TRAINING (Full Course) (Age 15+) The American Red Cross Lifeguard Training with Title 22 First Aid Course is a 54-hour course that meets all necessary criteria towards becoming a professional lifeguard. Upon successful course completion, the participant will receive the following certifications: Lifeguarding/Standard First Aid/CPR/AED for the Lifeguard and First Aid for Public Safety Personnel-Title 22 (California State requirement). Course prerequisites, to be evaluated the first day of class, include: • Participant must successfully complete a 300yd. swim, demonstrating a reasonable command of both the front-crawl (a.k.a. free- style) and the breaststroke. This swim is not timed but must be swum continuously without stopping. Goggles are allowed. • Participant must tread water - legs only - in an upright position with their hands in their armpits for 2 minutes. •

Participant must surface-swim 20yds, dive to a depth of over 7ft., retrieve a 10lb. object from the pool bottom, resurface, return to the initial starting point and climb out with out the use of a ladder or steps. This portion must be successfully completed within 1 minute, 40 seconds. Goggles not allowed. Lap swim is a great way to prepare.

• Participant must be at least 15 years old by the end of the course. Instructor’s note: Swimming is an exercise activity like no other! Therefore, if you have not been swimming recently on a somewhat regular basis, it is strongly recommended that you prepare yourself prior to the 300yd. prerequisite-swim by doing so. Location: Finley Swim Center Barcode Dates

Days

Time

Days Time

Lifeguard Training Course (LG) - Course fee is $210 (S.R. Resident $200) 77122* 12/21-12/26 Mon-Sat 8am – 6pm Sat (No class Fri 12/25) 77121 1/26-2/11 Mon-Th 6-9:30pm Sat

8am-6pm 9am-5pm

*One week accelerated course, no class on Friday, December 25th Note: Except for 1-week accelerated course, the first class starts on Tuesday from 7:30-9:30pm for prerequisite training.

AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD TRAINING REVIEW COURSE (Age 15+) This class is designed as an intensive review, in lieu of retaking the full lifeguard course. CURRENT CERTIFICATIONS ARE REQUIRED TO TAKE A REVIEW COURSE! Lifeguard certifications required to take this course include; Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR for the Lifeguard (expire every two years) and Title 22 First Aid (expires every three years). All certifications will be renewed during this review. Students will need to bring their pocket masks to each class session, if you do not have a mask one can be purchased for $12.00. Since this is such an intensive process it is highly recommended students review course material prior to the first class meeting. Please be prepared to show proof of current certifications and to get in the water each day. Location: Finley Swim Center Barcode Dates

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Days Time

Lifeguard Training Course (LG) - Course fee is $210 (S.R. Resident $200) 77123 12/11 – 12/13 Fri 7:30pm-9:30pm Sat/Sun 77124 2/19 – 2/21 Fri 7:30pm-9:30pm Sat/Sun

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D I F F E R E N T LY A B L E D A D U LT P R O G R A M S Adults & Teens

This program offers social and recreational activities for adults and teens, 16 and older, with developmental disabilities. DANCES - SUPPORTED BY BECOMING INDEPENDENT (Age 16+)

Dances are the second Monday of every Month (unless otherwise noted) at the Steele Lane Community Center from 7-8:30pm. A DJ provides music for dancing. Admission is $5 per person. Soft drinks are available for purchase. Participants must have a current I.D. and emergency phone number for admission. The dances are wheelchair accessible.

ADVENTURE DAYS (Age 16+)

Adventure Days are offered one Saturday a month, September thru May, from 10am to 1:30pm. Participants spend the day at the Steele Lane Community Center. Activities are varied and can include arts and crafts, games, and social time. Check bulletin for details. Fee is $10 per person. Preregistration is required. This event is wheelchair accessible. Bring a lunch; beverages are provided. Monthly events are mailed or emailed to participants every six months. To be added to the mailing list call 543-3737. Participants who need assistance must bring an aide to any activity. No fee is charged for the aide.

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D E P T. I N F O. , PA R K S & FAC I L I T I E S Facility Information

Facility Information FINLEY COMMUNITY CENTER

Fenced Dog Parks

Franklin Park

Located at 2060 W. College Ave. (enter off of W. College at Stony Point Road), a 28,000 square foot modern, multi-purpose facility available for rent. This center includes meeting rooms, banquet and conference facilities, and commercial kitchen. Rental guide is available with detailed information. Reservations: 543-3733.

Galvin, Rincon Valley, DeTurk, Doyle, Northwest and Cook School Parks. Offleash play allowed at Doyle Park from 6-8am). In all other parks, dogs must be on a leash not exceeding 6 feet in length. Please pick up after your dogs. at Galvin Park.

3330 Yulupa Avenue. 22 acres. Family/ group picnic, BBQ’s, play equipment, tennis, softball, soccer, restrooms, exercise court, fly casting pond and dog park.

PERSON SENIOR WING

Horseshoe Facilities

Howarth Community Park

Fly Casting Pond

This center is a 25,000-square-foot addition to the Finley Recreation Complex. Rental facilities available include an auditorium, fitness/dance room, two multipurpose rooms, library and computer lab. Reservations: 543-3745.

at Doyle, Finley and Bicentennial Parks. Bring your own equipment.

STEELE LANE COMMUNITY CENTER

Franklin & Monroe Streets. Self-guided walking tours. Call 543-3292 for special events schedule.

This center is located at 415 Steele Lane, 23,000 square foot community center with rental facilities available including meeting rooms/classrooms, auditorium with stage, cooking facilities. Reservations: 543-3284.

BENNETT VALLEY SENIOR CENTER Located at 704 Bennett Valley Road, rental facilities available include meeting rooms, classrooms and small auditorium with stage. Reservations: 545-8608.

Swim Facilities Ridgway Swim Center

455 Ridgway Ave. 543-3421

Finley Aquatic Center

2060 W. College Ave. 543-3760

Special Facilities Bennett Valley Golf Course

Park Amphitheater

with reservable campfire area in Howarth and Youth Parks. Reservations: 543-3737.

Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery

Skateboard & Blading Park

Youth Park. Bring your own equipment. Safety equipment required.

Softball, Baseball and Soccer Fields

are available (weather conditions allowing) for informal recreational use and league play. Call the Sports Desk, 543-3281, (MonThu, 3-7pm; Fri, 3-5pm) for permit use and schedules. The field condition information line, 543-3474, is updated at 3pm, Monday through Friday.

Community Parks Group picnic reservations are available. See page 73 for contact information. For a detailed list of neighborhood parks, go to srcity.org/parks.

Doyle Community Park

Bocce Courts

DeMeo and Juilliard Parks. Bring your own equipment.

750 Doyle Park Drive off Sonoma Avenue. 22 acres. Family/group picnic, BBQ’s, play equipment, baseball, horseshoes, restrooms, clubhouse, dog park, Doyle Day Camp.

Church of One Tree

Finley Community Park

3328 Yulupa Avenue. 528-3673

Juilliard Park. Rent for weddings & special occasions. Call 543-3295.

DeTurk Round Barn

DeTurk Park. Rent for weddings, meetings, parties, conferences. Call 543-3295.

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2095 Franklin Avenue, 13 acres. Lighted softball, playground, soccer field. Picnic area.

Galvin Community Park

630 Summerfield Road. 152 acres. Lake Ralphine (25 acres) offers boat rentals (seasonal), launch ramp and fishing. Amusement area (seasonal) offers miniature train ride, carousel, pony rides, snack bar. Small & large group picnic facilities, gazebo and children’s birthday party packages are available. Hiking, jogging, biking trails, BBQ’s, picnic tables, play areas, restrooms, 6 lighted tennis courts, softball field, Camp Wa-Tam, Land of Imagination playground, climbing wall. See Page 2 for Howarth Park attractions.

Northwest Community Park

2880 West Steele Lane. 25 acres. Lighted sports fields, restrooms, playground, softball, BBQ’s, parking, dog park. No reservable picnic areas.

Rincon Valley Community Park

5108 Badger Road. 25 acres. Family/group picnic, BBQ’s play equipment, softball, soccer, restrooms, dog park for large and small dogs.

Southwest Community Park

1698 Hearn Avenue at Burbank, 19 acres. Family/group picnic, BBQ’s, play equipment, basketball, softball, soccer, and restrooms.

Youth Community and Skate Park

1500 Fulton Road. 72 acres. Picnic areas, BBQ’s, gazebo, play equipment, restrooms, skate park for skateboarders and in-line skaters, Camp Yu-Chi, and Youth Memorial.

2060 W. College Ave (entrance on Stony Point Road). 22 acres. Play equipment, tennis courts, basketball court, sand volleyball, horseshoe pits, restrooms, group and family picnic, BBQ’s, gazebo, community center and swim complex.

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D E P T. I N F O. , PA R K S & FAC I L I T I E S Department Information Learn-to-Swim Scholarship Program:

Thanks to generous donors and through fundraising, Recreation & Parks offers scholarships to enable families in need to participate in swim lessons offered by the Department. Applications are available at the Steele Lane Community Center, Finley Community Center, Finley Aquatic Center or Ridgway Swim Center. For eligibility information, please call 543-3737.

Invest in Your Community:

Individuals, businesses, or organizations that are interested in the opportunity to financially assist or support a variety of Recreation & Parks programs through sponsoring a special event, adopting a park, or donating a memorial bench may call 543-3737 for more information.

Standards of Behavior:

For the enjoyment and safety of everyone; Recreation & Parks expects all participants to treat the people and facilities connected with the program with respect and abide by all rules and direction from the staff. Recreation & Parks reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for failure to abide by these standards.

Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA):

Recreation & Parks is committed to compliance with the ADA. For accommodation requests or inquiries about accessibility, please call 543-3292, or (TDD) 543-3289 (M-F, 8am-5pm), at least 72 hours prior to the event. Accessible parking is available at all City facilities. For more information regarding the closest accessible public transportation and bus lines, please call 543-3325. Complaints regarding department compliance with ADA should be directed to the Director of Recreation & Parks, 415 Steele Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, 543-3292 or (TDD) 543-3289 (M-F, 8am - 5pm – Alternate Fridays: closed)

Discrimination:

Recreation & Parks prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation. Should you have any concerns, please contact the Director of Recreation & Parks, 415 Steele Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, 543-3292 or (TDD) 5433289 (M-F, 8am -5pm)

Photos:

Recreation & Parks staff reserves the right to photograph facilities, activities and program participants for potential promotional use. All photos will remain the property of Recreation & Parks and may be used for publicity or promotion purposes only. If you or anyone in your family should not be photographed, contact Recreation & Parks at 543-3737.

Birthday Parties Let Recreation & Parks help you plan your child’s birthday party!

We offer a variety of convenient and affordable party package options that will suit multiple interests. We take care of the details, so you can spend more time having fun with your guests! Below is a sampling of what we offer and full details are available at www.santarosarec.com.

• Entertaining games including “Control ball,” “Red light, Green Light Basketball,” “Steal the Bacon”. • Team competitions with sports music and a referee. • An enthusiastic and motivating instruc tor/referee who encourages teamwork, fair play, sportsmanship and fun. • Party room, air-conditioned game room and all gaming equipment for a 2-hour party. $175 plus a $50 refundable damage deposit

DODGE BALL PARTY!

Enjoy a 2-hour party for ages 7-16. Games, activities, drills, engaging instructor, sport music, party room, fun! Price: $175 plus $50 refundable deposit (20 child maximum). Call 543-3737 to book a party.

PARTY AT THE POOL!

The Birch Room at the Finley Aquatic Center and “Under the Awning” at the Ridgway Swim Center can be reserved for birthday parties, $9 per child, includes admission. Minimum party size is ten children. Call Finley (543-3760) or Ridgway (543-3421) to book a party.

PARTY AT HOWARTH PARK!

Voted best Sonoma County birthday party spot by Sonoma Family Life Magazine readers! Package includes party picnic space reservation, unlimited train, carousel, jump house, & animal barn rides* for 10 children (one adult may ride free with each child), one pony ride per child (up to 10 children), Howarth Park souvenirs. Total cost is $150 (for 10 children); add additional child guests for $15 each. Parties are held during park operating hours, April 11-October 25. Make your reservation online at howarthpark.com or call 543-3737. *Animal barn open summer season only.

BASKETBALL PARTY!

• Short basketball lesson featuring some fun drills and activities to enhance drib bling, shooting and passing skills.

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D E P T. I N F O. , PA R K S & FAC I L I T I E S Información General

RESERVACIÓNES DE SALÓNES Podrá recojer un paquete de información en el Centro Comunitario de Finley para planear su fiesta familiar. Llamar al numero 707 543-3737. Quinceañeras Bodas y Recepciónes Aniversários Reuniones de la Iglécias Reuniones de Clubs de Servicio Tásas sin interés Recaudación de fondos Conferéncias Reuniones de Negócios Cumpleaños Bautísmos

OTROS EDIFICIOS DE RENTA: Centro Comunitários Finley Centro Comunitario Person Senior Wing Centro Comunitário Steele Lane Centro Comunitário Bennett Valley La Iglècia de One Tree La Granja de De Turk

CLASES/PROGRAMAS

Todas Las Clases Ofrecen Solamente En Ingles!

La Salud es lo Maximo!

Para distfrutár un ambiente dívertido tenémos varios prográmas para toda la familia incluyéndo desde niños hasta adultos. Estos programas son ofrecidos por la Ciudad de Santa Rosa Recreacion y parques.

Zumba, Aerobica, Karate, Campamentos de verano y otoño, Natacion, Arte, Computación, Balet y mucho mas…. Kindergym:

Su hijo/a aumentara capacidades sociales por medio de convivir con otros pequeñitos y hacer actividades como corer, brincar y gatear. Habrá actividades de canto, juegos con paracaidas.

Servicios Vecindarios Para Jovenes

Ofrece programas para niños desde 6-18 años en Santa Rosa. Ofréce tambien programas gratis y de bajos recursos. Los siguiéntes programas incluyen: Deportes, Asistencia de tareas, Tutoria, Arte, Musica, Clubs y mucho mas… Para mas informacion favor de llamar al 707-543-4501 Santarosarec.com (neighborhood youth programs)

Hay becas disponibles.

Para obtener mas información favor de llamar al 707-543-3737 o pueden venir en persona al Centro Comunitario de Finley en la siguiente direction 2060 W College Avenue. Para personas discapacitadas favor de llamar al 707-543-3292/TDD 543-3289 (Lunes a Viernes 8am-5pm)

PARQUES Parque de los Patos/Howarth Park

Este parque tiene un Carusel, Tren, Brincolín, y Ponis. Hay una fuente de agua que está localizada en el la area de recreo, y tiene una pared de piedras para escalar.

Parque y Granja de Bayer

Este parqué tiene uno de los jardines mas grandes de Santa Rosa! El parque de Bayer ofrece jardines pequeños y disponibles para alquilar. Támbien pueden comprar verduras y flores o simplemente disfrutarlo. Este parque esta localizado en 1550 West Avenue, Santa Rosa CA. Para mas información llame al 707-542-9318 o visite la pagina del internet www.landpaths.org

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Permisos Para Parques:

Tenemos espácios grandes y chicos para hacer reservaciónes en los siguientes parques: Doyle Finley Franklin Galvin Howarth/Parque de los Patos Rincon Valley Southwest Youth Park

Brincolínes:

Usted necesitá usar su propio generador para su brincolín, Las estacas no deben ser mas de 8 pulgadas de profundidad. El brincolín deberá ser puesto encima de una lona. Brincolínes de agua no son permitidos.

Piñatas:

Son permitidos en los parques pero dében ser protegidos los arboles poniendo una toalla entre el arbol y la cuerda. Tambíen deben poner una lona para la basura de la piñata.

Reservaciones de Parques:

Para reservacíones de 50 personas o mas se require un permiso de la Ciudad de Santa Rosa para las areas índicadas. No és permitido sonídos amplificados en los parques de Finley y en Rincon Valley. Para mas informacion o hacer una reservacion favor de hablar al numero 707-543-3753 o venga en persona al Centro Comunitario de Finley durante las horas de 10:00am4:30pm (Lunes, Miercoles y Viernes).

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D E P T. I N F O. , PA R K S & FAC I L I T I E S Picnic Reservations

Our parks have picnic areas available on a first-come, first-served basis year round. By reserving a picnic site, you guarantee a spot for your event. PICNIC PERMIT A standard picnic permit allows up to 200 people in a Community Park picnic site. With a standard picnic permit you may bring in an oversized BBQ and/or have your event catered. The standard picnic reservation does not include exclusive use of any lawn area. All regular park rules apply. Visit srcity.org/parks and check the availability of picnic sites. For questions or to make a reservation, call 707-543-3753 or come in to the Finley Community Center on M/W/F 10am - 4:30pm.

SPECIAL USE PERMIT A Special Use Permit is required for events with an expected attendance of 200 + and also for ALL events held in a Neighborhood Park. In addition, a Special Use Permit may be required for any of the following reasons, regardless of attendance: • Event is open to the public and attendance cannot be determined (i.e. fundraisers). • Alcohol will be sold. • Animals or special equipment such as carnival rides, vehicles, band, portable dance floor, tents, etc. will be brought into the park. • Portable toilets and or/additional dumpsters will be needed. • Event is outside the parameters of the picnic site or impacts the other park patrons. • To download a Special Use Permit Application, visit srcity.org/Parks and click on “reservations.”

PARK RULES

• Jump Houses are allowed in several of our parks. We do NOT provide electricity or water. (The rental service must follow our policies for setup. For a complete list of jump house rules, visit srcity.org/parks/park rules.) • No smoking or glass in any City Parks. • No vehicles in the park without prior approval by Department Director or authorized designee.

FEES • SMALL Picnic Sites: $45 • Large Picnic Sites: require an additional $100 refundable cleaning/damage deposit, plus the below fees:

Finley Community Park & Howarth Park

Monday- Friday: $110 Saturday/Sunday/Holidays: $123

All Other Large Group Picnic Sites

Monday- Friday: $105 Saturday/Sunday/Holidays: $110

Small Picnic Sites Available: Finley Park (2) Franklin Park Galvin Park Howarth Park (4) Rincon Valley Park Youth Community Park Large Picnic Sites Available: Doyle Park (2) Finley Park Galvin Park Howarth Park (2) Rincon Valley Park Southwest Park Youth Community Park

• Place trash in the garbage cans or dumpsters. • Please respect the “field closed” signs to preserve the turf (13-24.035) • Keep audio players at a sound level that cannot be heard outside your picnic area. • No amplified sound without a sound permit. No amplified sound allowed in small sites. • Alcohol is allowed in Community Parks after 5pm on weekdays and all day on weekends and holidays. For a COMPLETE list of Park Rules and Ordinances please visit: srcity.org/parks

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R E G I S T R AT I O N I N F O R M AT I O N Registration/Refunds

4 Ways to Sign up! ONLINE REGISTRATION

www.santarosarec.com Follow the instructions on the screen. To register, you’ll need:

• • • •

client barcode numbers* Family PIN number* Course barcode number(s) from Activity Guide Credit Card number (VISA or MC only)

Available 24 hours a day/7days a week *To obtain these numbers, call (707) 543-3737 or you can also create a new account online.

FAX

Fill out the registration form, include a valid VISA/MC number with expiration date & signature; a receipt will be mailed to you. Please use the following FAX phone number: Center Classes: (707) 543-3736 Swim classes: (707) 543-3768.

MAIL

Mail Registration Form on page 74 to: Finley Community Center REGISTRATION, 2060 West College Ave. Santa Rosa, Calif. 95401 OR Steele Lane Center REGISTRATION 415 Steele Lane, Santa Rosa, Calif. 95403 For Swim Classes: Finley Aquatic Center REGISTRATION 2060 W. College Avenue, Santa Rosa, Calif. 95401 OR Ridgway Swim Center, REGISTRATION 455 Ridgway Avenue, Santa Rosa, Calif. 95401 *Include check made out to SRRP or include your VISA/MC number and a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION • Registration is on a first come, first served basis. • Registration will not be accepted in class by the instructors. • Your name will automatically be placed on a waiting list when a class is full. (Including swim classes.) • Register online or by mail/Fax for only those activities which have a barcode. If no barcode is listed, contact a Community Center or the Swim Center. • Please allow at least 10 days to process mailed registration forms. A receipt will be mailed to participants to indicate enrollment status. • For mail/fax registration, if a class is full at the time of registration, you will be given your alternate class, if available, and automatically placed on a waiting list for your first choice. You will be notified by telephone should an opening become available. • If you have not received confirmation, for a non-swim class, or wish to confirm your registration, call either Community Center at 543-3737 or 543-3282, after 9am, Monday - Friday. For a swim class, call the Swim Centers at 543-3760 or 543-3421. • Future program fees are subject to change as City Council reviews the 2013-2014 budget

CITY RESIDENTS Participants living within the Santa Rosa City limits receive a discount on classes and activities.

CLASS REFUND AND TRANSFER INFORMATION • Full refunds will be issued if the request is received 7 days prior to the starting date of the class. • If a refund is requested less than 7 days prior to the start of a class, a 25% cancellation fee will be charged. If preferred, we will transfer the participant to another class whenever possible. • Refunds or changes will not be allowed if submitted within 3 business days prior to the start of a class. • Refund requests for camps are slightly different.

CAMP REFUND POLICY WALK-IN

For swim classes: Ridgway or Finley Swim Center For all other classes: Finley or Steele Lane Community Center See page 1 for facility hours.

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No refunds allowed for Day Camps after 5pm on the Thursday prior to camp.

SCHOLARSHIP DONATIONS Donating to our scholarship fund can help provide swim lessons for financially challenged families. Your donation is tax deductible. You may donate any amount you wish by completing our mail registration form on page 76.

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R E G I S T R AT I O N I N F O R M AT I O N Registration Form

ADULT/GUARDIAN CONTACT INFORMATION: **Please sign below Adulto/Información Personal Last Name: Apellido

Additional forms available at Community & Swim Centers

Para formas adiciionales viste a un centro comunitario o de natación

First Nombre

Birthdate: Fecha de Nacimiento

M F Varon Hembra

Address: Domicilio City: Ciudad

State: Estado

Home Phone: Teléfono de Casa

ZIP Code: Código

Resident Residente

Work Phone: Teléfono de Trabajo

*Non-Resident No-residente

Cell Phone: Celular

email Address: E-mail

Emergency Phone: Teléfono de Emergencia

*Non-Resident is anyone who lives outside the city limits of Santa Rosa *Un no residente es alguien quien vive afuera de los limites de la ciudad de Santa Rosa.

Community, Swim, Senior Center Classes & Activities Participant’s Last Name

First

Apellido del participante

Nombre

Date of Birth

Fecha de Nacimiento

Course Barcode Clave del Curso

Course Name

2nd Choice

Nombre del Curso

2nda opción

If paying by check, please make check payable to: Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks Department

Fee

Costo

Total Fees:

Help sponsor a kid for camp or swimming lessons! Add on Scholarship Fund Donation: Ayude a un niño a asistir un programa de campamento o de natación gratis! Agrege su donación aquí:

VISA/MasterCard Account #:

Expiration Date:

Month

Fecha de Vencimiento mes

Número de tarjeta VISA/Mastercard#

Cardholder’s Signature:

Year

año

Total Paid:

Firma de Autorización

Cantidad Total:

The undersigned in consideration of participation in this program agrees to indemnify and hold the City of Santa Rosa harmless and release the City of Santa Rosa, its officers, employees and agents, from any and all liability for any injury arising out of , or in any way connected with participation in this program. I HAVE READ THE ABOVE APPLICATION AND AGREEMENT, AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THAT I ASSUME ALL RISK FOR ANY INJURIES RECEIVED.

**Signature: Date: Firma

Self Parent Guardian

Fecha

Recreational Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities: Persons with disabilities are welcome to participate in any class or activity offered by Santa Rosa Recreation, Parks & Community Services. If you have a special need or accommodation request, please contact (via phone, e-mail or in person) our staff at either community center at least one week prior to the start of the class or activity. Every effort will be made to reasonably accommodate your request

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V O LU N T E E R AC T I V I T I E S Volunteer with Recreation & Parks! There are a variety of ways to get involved in our parks and programs through volunteering. Youth Sports volunteer coaches, Adopt-A-Green Space, Rural Cemetery maintenance and programs, Luther Burbank Home & Gardens and working with seniors are just a few examples. Below is a partial list of events, and you can see more at srcity.org/parksvolunteer. We love our volunteers! ORGANIZE YOUR OWN PARK PROJECT OR CLEAN UP! If your service club, scout troop, neighborhood, church, school, or business wishes to hold a volunteer workday or special project in one of our parks, contact the Volunteer Coordinator. PARK-A-MONTH VOLUNTEER PROGRAM These monthly family-friendly workdays help beautify our parks, historic sites, and recreation centers through tasks such as litter pickup, spreading mulch, cleaning, pruning, invasive species removal, weeding and more. We provide tools and light refreshments. Individuals and service groups welcome. View complete 2015 schedule at srcity.org/parkamonth.

Volunteer Event Calendar August

Saturday, August 8 Park-A-Month at Prince Memorial Greenway Join us to spruce up the Greenway along Santa Rosa Creek. Meet at Olive Park (105 Orange St). 9am -Noon

September

Saturday, September 12 Park-A-Month at Youth Community Park Volunteer workday at Youth Community Park (1700 Fulton Rd). 9am-Noon

October

Saturday, October 10 Park-A-Month at Frances Nielsen Ranch Park Volunteer workday at Frances Nielsen Ranch Park (3540 Lake Park Dr). 9am-Noon

November

Saturday, November 14 Park-A-Month at Steele Lane Community Center Volunteer to spruce up your local community center (415 Steele Ln). 9am – Noon

December

December 5-7, 2015 Handmade Holiday Crafts Fair Volunteers help this festive event run smoothly. Various shifts available before and during the event. Visit vhub.at/craftsfair to sign up online. Saturday, December 12 Park-A-Month at Bennett Valley Senior Center Volunteer workday at Bennett Valley Senior Center (704 Bennett Valley Rd). 9am-Noon

January

Saturday, January 9, 2016 Park-A-Month at Location TBD 9am-Noon

For more information, visit srcity.org/parksvolunteer, or contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Elaine Gutsch, (707)543-3279, egutsch@srcity.org. Signing up online is quick and easy with our Volunteer Hub site: vhub.at/santarosarec

Recreation information 543-3737

Monday, January 18, 2016 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Join us for a day on, not a day off! Join us on the national day of service to give back to our community through caring for our parks. Location TBD 10am – 1pm

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Take care of your creeks The Sonoma County Water Agency and City of Santa Rosa support individuals, businesses, neighbors, and community groups who volunteer as Creek Stewards to help keep local creeks clean and safe. Creek Stewards adopt a stretch of creek and help with restoration projects, pick up litter, and provide suggestions that add to the public's enjoyment of the trails, scenery, and wildlife. To learn more about your local creek, upcoming events, and for information on becoming a Creek Steward call 543-3845 or email ableifuss@srcity.org

Organize your own creek clean up! For help organizing a creek clean up with your neighborhood, school, community group, or business please call (707) 543-3845 or email ableifuss@srcity.org

Creek Stewardship Activities : Every Month! First Saturday Cleanup on Prince Memorial Greenway (ages 5 & up) On the first Saturday of every month help take care of restored Santa Rosa Creek flowing through the heart of downtown. The Greenway provides a home for river otter, kingfishers, egrets, and steelhead trout as well as parks, public art, and recreation along the six mile creek trail. Visit www.firstsaturdaycleanup.org for more information. Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 noon Location: Meet at the Olive Park footbridge. Near 105 Olive Street. On-street parking.

Creek clean ups are a great community service project for students.

6th Annual Creek Week Celebration A week-long celebration of our local creeks with educational and adventurous activities for everyone. All of our creeks are part of a rich and diverse system that provides water supply, wildllife habitat, flood protection, recreation and open space.

Family and Friends Day on the Prince Greenway (all ages welcome) Explore the treasures along Santa Rosa Creek with Environmental Educator Stephanie Lennox. Fun activities for the kids while following the creek trails through Downtown Santa Rosa.

Date: September 19 through 27 Events: Visit the Creek Week website at www.srcity.org/creekweek for events, times and locations. 31st Annual Sonoma County Coast and Creek Clean Up (ages 5 & up) Keep the beaches clean! Join the 31st Annual Sonoma County Creek and Coast Clean Up. Santa Rosa’s 100 miles of creeks flow to the Russian River and then out to the Pacific Ocean. Up to 80 % of ocean debris originates from land-based sources. Gloves, tools, and snacks provided. Date: Saturday, September 19 Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 noon Location: Meet at the Olive Park footbridge. Near 105 Olive Street. On-street parking. For beach clean ups contact Coastwalk at 707-829-6689 Sierra Park Creek Clean Up (ages 6 and up) Continue the care of this little creek with Strawberry School, scouts, and neighbors on Bennett Valley Clean Up Day. Call Bennett Valley Vision for info on other neighborhood projects 707-545-2224. Date: Saturday, October 10 Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Location: Strawberry Elementary School, 2311 Horseshoe Drive.

Date: Saturday, October 17 Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Location: Meet at the Olive Park footbridge. Near 105 Olive Street. On-street parking. Flat Rock Park Volunteer Days (ages 8 and up) Help take care of the Brush Creek Restoration Area and Flat Rock Park. Learn about native California riparian plants and how they provide food and shelter for fish and wildlife. Heavy rain cancels, in light rain the work continues. Date: Saturday, November 14 AND Saturday, December 12 Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Location: Flat Rock footbridge – 4227 Flat Rock Circle (east on Hwy 12 past Brush Creek Road, right on Streamside Drive, right on Wayvern Drive.) 8th Annual MLK National Day of Service on Piner Creek (all ages) Bring out your friends and community spirit to help clean up Piner Creek. Heavy rain cancels, in light rain the work continues. Date: Monday, January 18, 2016 Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Location: 3215 Coffey Lane, on-street parking nearby on Bluebell Drive.

For up-to-date creek events, maps, and more information on creeks visit: Sign up for creek email updates srcity.org/pages/govdeliveryemailalerts. Follow Santa Rosa Water on Facebook to stay updated on events, creek news and photos.


INDEX AARP Driver Safety Program Active Adults 50+ Actor’s Theater for Children Aerobic Classes Aquatics Art Exhibits Arts District Arts & Crafts (Adults) Babysitting (Teen) Basketball (Youth) Bike Riding Birthday Parties Boating & Sailing Classes Bocce Bridge Burbank Home & Gardens Business Camps Cards (Drop-in) Cemetery Tours Computers (Adult) Computers (Seniors) Cooking (Adults) CPR & First Aid Creek Activities Dive Team DAA Activities Dodge ball Parties Dance Classes: Argentine Tango Ballet/Tap (Youth) Belly dance Bollywood dance Father & Daughter Ball Flamenco Tap Line Dance Dances, Social Differently Abled Program Dog Training Drama (Youth)

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Events, Community 3-4 Facilities Information 2, 71-72 Feldenkrais 36 Feng Shui 48 Finance 30 Fishing 2 Fitness, Adult 36-43 Fitness, Prenetal 43 Fitness, Youth 16-21 Fitness, Seniors 54-59, 57 Floating Pumpkin Patch 4 Friends Program (Donations) 71 Gang Prevention 3 Gardening/Yard Conservation 47-48 Golf 3, 50 Gourd Craft 28 Guitar & Ukulele 45 Gymnastics (Youth) 18, 24 Halloween at Howarth 4 Happy Feet Soccer 19 Harmonica 46 Hiking 44-45 Holiday Crafts Fair 4 Horsemanship 24 Horseshoes 50 Howarth Park 2 Hula Hoop Fitness 42 iPhone & iPad 31 Invent it, Build it! 14 Kickboxing (Cardio) 40-41 Kinder Gym 17 Baby & Family Gym 16 Family Gym 16 Martial Arts: Judo (Adult) 42 Karate (Youth) 19 Mobility and Walking Poles 57 Mosaics 29 Movie in the Park 3 Music (Adult) 45 Music (Youth) 15

Neighborhood Services Outdoor Activities Park Locations & Features Photography (Adult) Picnic Permit Information Pickleball Pilates Qigong, (Chi Gong) Rec Dept. info in Spanish Registration Rentals, Park & Facility Rock Climbing SR Children’s Theater Scholarship Donations Scholarship Program Senior Center Activities Soccer, Youth Softball, Adult Sports Swim Table Tennis (Ping Pong) Tai Chi Tai Chi for 50+ Teeny Tiny Tots

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Tennis: Adults 51 Youth 20 Test Taking Secrets 13 Tiny Tots 22 Volunteer 75 Water Fitness 63 Waterpolo 67 Weight Room 60 Wine Education 32 Winter Camp 24 Writing 49, 58 Yoga (Adult) 38 Yoga (Youth) 21 Voice Overs... Now is Your Time! 49 Zumba Gold 40-41

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