Take advantage of this unique program offering personal enrichment and skill acquisition courses encompassing the arts, movement, skills, training and more! Our highly qualified Leisure Instructors bring extensive experience to the diverse range of classes offered through this program. Those interested in offering a class through Center Activities are welcome to apply, as we are constantly striving to bring a wide variety of extracurricular activities to the local community. Registration deadlines for Leisure Activities will be the first day of classes for most offerings. Please call Center Activities to inquire about the possibility of registering for courses that have already begun. You may attend the first class for an opportunity to ask instructors questions prior to registering for courses that meet more than four times.
Learn to make chocolate truffles the easy way from a professional Chocolatier. Sandra Nakashima, founder and co-owner of Drakes Glen Creations will show you how to make artisan truffles that will amaze your friends and family. You will learn how to: make truffle ganache, temper chocolate, and learn to make rolled, dipped, and molded truffles. You will leave the class with recipes, one mold and the chocolate truffles you have made in class (more than a $50 Value). This is a fun class and no previous cooking skills are needed. For directions to the Foodworks Culinary Center click here.
Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) care for the sick or injured in emergency medical settings. People's lives often depend on their quick reactions and competent care. EMTs and paramedics respond to emergency calls, performing medical services and transporting patients to medical facilities. This class provides entry level knowledge and skills, as well as testing strategies for the national exam and information on how to obtain and maintain national, state and local licenses and certifications.
This is a six week crash course in learning to read the Hebrew language. This will include the 22 letters of the alphabet their vowels and how to conjugate them together. Additionally this course will include esoteric explanations behind the letters and vowels.
Everything you need to know about selling your home, including: How to figure out its value, how to price it, how to find qualified buyers, how to make sure they are qualified, how to negotiate the best price, how escrow works & who pays for what, inspections and disclosures, what is a short‐sale and a deed‐in‐lieu, what to do if you owe more than the home is worth, and more. Get your questions answered. Phillip Lazzar is a California licensed real estate broker with 30 years experience. He is a member of the Association of Realtors and the Multiple Listings Committee. He looks forward to answering your questions.
This class is geared toward the beginning or intermediate jazz improviser. Students will work together to gain the necessary skills to be effective soloists, learn fundamental chords and scales and the basics of swing rhythm, and be introduced to the twelve bar blues and other essential jazz song forms. Students will also learn how to compose a simple twelve bar blues song, and have the opportunity to perform it for the class.
Introduction to Archery is open to archers of every skill level. This course is designed to introduce beginning archers to the basic fundamentals of the sport in accordance with the National Training System; this includes: proper posture and alignment, aiming, the release and follow through. This class will utilize the hands-on application of using a bow and arrow in conjunction with demonstrations and lectures. This course will also discuss the proper care and use of archery equipment.
Ever wonder what swirling wine in the glass was about? What do the “legs” really mean? This two hour class will show you how to understand and appreciate wine. To be held at Libation on the plaza in Arcata. This is the first class of their four class wine appreciation series and can be used for that series.
Learn everything you need to know about buying your first home including how to find your home, how to finance it, and how to inspect it. Learn about escrow, offers, negotiations, contracts, insurance, taxes and more. Phillip Lazzar is a California licensed real estate broker with 30 years experience. He is a member of the Humboldt Association of Realtors, the California Association of Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors. He is looking forward to answering all of your questions.
Have you been suspecting that some deep mental program prevents you from losing weight? It is quite common. The subconscious mind controls the body, so in this class, students learn what foods support maintaining optimum body weight then develop a subconscious desire for the enjoyment of those foods. They will learn how exercise contributes to maintaining optimum body weight, and develop a desire to enjoy exercise. Go to http://www.tomreed.com/ for more information.
Always dreamed of flying for fun, as a career, or are you just interested in aviation? Here is your opportunity to take the first step. The Private Pilot Ground School class will provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to pass the Federal Aviation Administration written examination for a Private Pilot certificate. This is a beginner’s class and no prior knowledge or skill is required. This class will cover aerodynamics, instruments, navigation communications, weather, performance charts, flight operations and other subjects required by the FAA as a foundation for all aspiring pilots. Books and materials will be discussed and may be purchased at the first class meeting. Please bring a highlighter and simple math calculator to class.