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July 27, 2006

Free Classes offered for Adults 55+

WHO: Adults 55 and older

WHAT: Can learn new skills and enjoy mind-stimulating activities in a
stress-free environment. No fees, no grades, no tests! A variety of
classes is offered at convenient locations in the community. Topics
include Arts and Crafts, Coping with Loss, Music Encounters, Music,
Movement and Wellness, Film Classics, Internet Literacy, Tai Chi for
Arthritis and related illnesses, and Tai Chi for Wellness. Classes
begin August 11.

HOW: Call (408) 848-4859 for information, or register at Gilroy,
Morgan Hill or Hollister Gavilan College locations. You may also show
up at the class and register with the instructor.



Arts & Crafts I

Discover your creative side with this basic arts and crafts class.=20
Explore various methods and materials including: painting, drawing,
color theory, composition/rendering, batik/tie-dye,
quilting/needlepoint, crotcheting/knitting and block printing.

Section# 0806

Location: Valley Pines Retirement Inn, Morgan Hill

08/11/06-12/22/06, Mondays & Fridays, 1:00-2:30pm

Section# 0800

Location: Hacienda Valley Mobile Estates, Morgan Hill

08/11/06-12/22/06, Fridays, 10:00-12:00pm =A0

Section# 0801

Location: Village Green, Gilroy

08/14/06-12/18/06, Mondays, 1:00-4:00pm

Section# 0802

Location: Wheeler Manor, Gilroy

08/24/06-12/21/06, Thursdays, 1:00-4:00pm

Coping With Loss

Are you anticipating or coping with a loss in your life and need some
guidance through the journey we call grief? Learn how grief and loss
are an integral part of the human experience and that you are not
alone. Develop effective coping skills, identify signs of depression,
utilize available community resources and find meaning, growth and
healing along the way.


Section# 0535

Location: Village Green, Gilroy

09/05-06-11/21/06, Tuesdays, 10:00-12:00pm

Film Classics for Older Adults

Love movies? Then this class was made just for you! Study the fact,
fantasy, history and trivia of classic and modern films. Take a
historical look at the growth and development of cinema including
significant films that contributed to its establishment as an art form.

Section# 0426

Location: Hacienda Valley Mobile Estates, Morgan Hill

09/06/06-12/06/06, Wednesdays, 1:00-4:00pm

Section# 0757

Location: Morgan Hill Playhouse

09/06/06-12/20/06, Wednesdays, 12:55-4:05pm

Internet Literacy for Older Adults

Have a computer, but not sure what to do with it? Would you like to
learn how to email your friends and family, keep up on current
affairs, shop, meet new people and play games? No previous computer
training is required for this class=85just bring an open mind and let us
do the rest!

Session I

Section# 0050

Location: Hollister Briggs Building, Room: HOL3

09/11/06-10/18/06, Mondays & Wednesdays, 1:00-2:30pm

Session II

Section# 0051

Location: Hollister Briggs Building, Room: HOL3

10/23/06-11/29/06, Mondays & Wednesdays, 1:00-2:30pm

Session I

Section# 0606

Location: Morgan Hill Cultural Center, Room: MHG5

09/11/06-10/18/06, Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:30-12:00pm

Session II

Section# 0607

Location: Morgan Hill Cultural Center, Room: MHG5

10/23/06-11/29/06, Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:30-12:00pm

Session I

Section# 0610

Location: South Valley Junior High, Building I, Room: 2

09/05/06-10/12/06, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:00-12:30pm

Session II

Section# 0611

Location: South Valley Junior High, Building I, Room: 2

10/17/06-11/28/06, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:00-12:30pm

Music Encounters for Older Adults

Enjoy your favorite music from various eras, new and old, by
listening, singing, playing and creating music in a group setting.=20
Even the most inexperienced can bring something new to the table.=20
Come share your talents and be inspired by others. =20

Section# 0808

Location: Valley Pines Retirement Inn, Morgan Hill

08/23/06-12/20/06, Wednesdays, 1:00-2:00pm

Music, Movement and Wellness for Older Adults

Exercise with friends and music! Improve overall health through
movement, music and relaxation techniques. A fun and relaxing way to
stay in shape while increasing body strength and flexibility.=20


Section# 0351

Location: Hollister Community Center (Jovenes de Antano)

08/22/06-12/19/06, Tuesdays, 10:00-12:00pm

Section# 0533

Location: Village Green, Gilroy

08/11/06-12/22/06, Fridays, 10:00-12:00pm

Section# 0809

Location: Valley Pines Retirement Inn, Morgan Hill

08/17/06-12/21/06, Thursdays, 1:00-2:00pm

Section# 0793

Location: YMCA, Morgan Hill

08/11/06-12/22/06, Mondays & Fridays, 11:00-11:45am

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Other Related Illnesses

Often viewed as steel wrapped in cotton, Tai Chi is not only beautiful
to watch, but is growing in popularity due to its low impact and
effective results. The art of Tai Chi includes a series of slow paced
movements and postures that improve balance, flexibility,
coordination, breathing, and builds strength and stamina. Tai Chi
practice will bring your mind, body, and spirit together to relieve
stress and enjoy the present moment. =20

Section# 0052

Location: Hollister Community Center, Jovenes de Antano =20

08/24/06-12/21/06, Thursdays, 11:00-12:00pm

Section# 0352

Location: Hacienda Valley Mobile Estates, Morgan Hill

08/24/06-12/21/06, Thursdays, 9:30-10:30am

Section# 5036

Location: Woodland Mobile Estates, Morgan Hill

09/11/06-11/08/06, Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30pm

Section# 0807

Location: Valley Pines Retirement Inn, Morgan Hill

08/22/06-12/19/06, Tuesdays, 1:00-2:00pm

Section# 0532

Location: Village Green, Gilroy

08/17/06-12/21/06, Thursdays, 11:00-12:00pm

Section# 0670

Location: Wheeler Manor, Gilroy

08/08/06-10/05/06, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:00-11:00am

Section# 0048

Location: Wheeler Manor, Gilroy

10/19/06-12/21/06, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:00-11:00am

Tai Chi for Wellness

This course will introduce the student to the thirty seven posture
forms and movements of Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese practice that
focuses on slow paced coordinated movements that improve balance,
coordination, mobility and breathing. The students will also learn
how to use this non-contact exercise program to reduce stress in their
daily lives.

Section# 0668=20

Location: Gavilan College Main Campus, Room CH102

08/22/06-10/19/06, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:00-8:00pm

Section# 0608

Location: Gavilan College Main Campus, Room CH102

10/23/06-12/20/06, Mondays & Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00pm


Last modified: August 17, 2011
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