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Classes > Winter/Spring > Adults > General

 

NEW CLASS

SOAP MAKING BASICS

Soap making is fun, makes the perfect handmade gift, and is an excellent way to control what ingredients your family uses in their personal care. You will learn everything you need to know about making soap using the cold process method: safe lye handling practices, the different properties of natural oils, formulating your own soap creations at home, and more.

Age

18+

Location

Apothecary321, 321 Commercial Street, Auburn 95603

Instructor

Kelly Neff

Fee

$75 Resident | $80 Non-Resident

Note

Wear closed toe shoes, bring a long sleeve shirt and hair tie. A $15 materials fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of class.

ACTIVITY #

DATE

DAY

TIME

5538 W1

1/28

Saturday

9am-Noon

5538 W2

2/25

Saturday

9am-Noon

5538 W3

3/25

Saturday

9am-Noon

 

 

NEW CLASS

DIY ECO-FRIENDLY

CLEANING PRODUCTS

This year use natural, cost-effective DIY methods for your Spring Cleaning! Natural cleaning products purchased at the store tend to be pricier than their toxic base counterparts. You can make them for pennies instead! We have put together recipes for effective, eco-friendly cleaning products for every room in your house, with ingredients that are easy to find.

Age

18+

Location

Apothecary321, 321 Commercial Street, Auburn

Instructor

Kelly Neff

Fee

$25 Resident | $30 Non-Resident

Note

A $5 materials fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of class.

ACTIVITY #

SESSION

DAYS

TIME

8310 W1

3/4

Saturday

10am-Noon

 

 

KNOTTY KNITTERS & CROCHETERS

Do you knit well with others? Do you have any UFOs lurking in your closets? The Auburn Knotty Knitters and Crocheters invite you to join us to work on your individual projects together. We welcome all levels of skill to share the love of knitting and crocheting through relaxed and joyful get together.

Age

18+

Location

Canyon View Community Center,
Canyon View Room

Instructor

Rosemary, Teri and Linda

Fee

$30 Resident | $35 Non-Resident

ACTIVITY #

SESSION

DAYS

TIME

7245 W1

1/12-3/30

Thursdays

6-8:30pm

7245 W2

4/6-5/25

Thursday

6-8:30pm

 

 

ACTIVE RETIREMENT INVESTING

An in-depth look at financial topics for folks who are retired or will soon be. Assess your portfolio and see if it is allocated to meet your needs. Whether you are managing your own investing or would like to check on how your advisor is doing with your portfolio; you will find this class enlightening and useful. Bill Bailey has over 35 years in the financial arena and is the author of Wealth Strategies: Investing for your Retirement.

Age

18+

Location

Canyon View Community Center, Sunset Room

Instructor

Bill Bailey

Fee

$10 Resident | $13 Non-Resident

Note

Instructor donates all class fees to ARD. No solicitation of any products will be made.

ACTIVITY #

SESSION

DAYS

TIME

1650 W1

4/3, 4/17, 4/24

Mondays

10am-11am

 

 

BEGINNING UKULELE

Even if you have never played any instrument before, you’ll soon be creating lively, fun music. Learn to play chords, strumming techniques, and music timing. Learn to play a few songs and how to learn more. Introduction to literature, ukulele history, and ukulele types will be included. You’ll learn how to tune a uke. “Music self-played is happiness self-made”.

Age

18+

Location

Canyon View Community Center, Sunset Room

Instructor

Clifford Johnson

Fee

$30 Resident | $35 Non-Resident

Note

Bring a ukulele, a few loaners are available.

ACTIVITY #

SESSION

DAYS

TIME

5202 W1

2/11

Saturday

9:30-12pm

5202 W2

4/15

Saturday

9:30-12pm

 

 

BEGINNING HARMONICA

Learn to play this musical instrument for fun and health. Music relieves stress, creates joy, and playing harmonica improves lung function. You’ll learn an easy way to play songs. A “C” harmonica is required. Song sheets provided; no prior music experience needed.

Age

15+

Location

Canyon View Community Center, Sunset Room

Instructor

Clifford Johnson

Fee

$25 Resident | $30 Non-Resident

Note

Some harmonicas will be available in class for purchase for $12.

ACTIVITY #

SESSION

DAYS

TIME

5201 W1

2/11

Saturday

12:30-2pm

5201 W2

4/15

Saturday

12:30-2pm

 

 

KAYAKING FOR BOOMERS 50+

You have not had this kind of fun since you were a kid! We all know adventure and exploration are not just for teenagers, and here is an activity to rekindle your youthful enthusiasm! Kayaking is great for fitness or escaping the hustle and bustle and it’s easy on the joints and body. We use very stable, user friendly kayaks making it easy for anyone to participate. Join us for your first time or your best time in a small group, stress-free paddle. Discover why kayaking is the choice for baby boomers and beyond!

Age

50+

Location

Lake Natoma, Sacramento/Folsom

Instructor

Current Adventure Staff

Fee

$69 Resident | $74 Non-Resident

Note

Beginners Welcome. All equipment provided.

ACTIVITY #

SESSION

DAYS

TIME

7083 W1

1/28

Saturday

11am-2pm

7083 W2

2/11

Saturday

12-3pm

7083 W3

2/25

Saturday

11am-2pm

7083 W4

3/18

Saturday

11am-2pm

7083 W5

4/8

Saturday

1-4pm

7083 W6

4/17

Monday

11am-2pm

7083 W7

4/29

Saturday

11am-2pm

 

 

SINGING 101

Singing 101: How to sing better, for fun and health. Includes optional performance as a group. How to sing stronger, richer, and smoother with excellent technique (no experience required).

Age

18+

Location

Canyon View Community Center, Board Room

Instructor

Clifford Johnson

Fee

$30 Resident    |   $35 Non-Resident

ACTIVITY #

SESSION

DAYS

TIME

1216 W1

2/6, 2/9

Mon | Thur

6:30-8:30pm

1216 W2

4/10, 4/13

Mon | Thur

6:30-8:30pm

 

 

MATURE RIDERS

Join this Mature Riders program and get back in the saddle! This class is for adults who have little experience or have ridden before and would like to re-experience the thrill.

Age

18+

Location

Healing Pastures at “C” Horse Ranch,
11685 Lorenson Road, Auburn

Instructor

Honey Cowan

Fee

3 Classes:
$150 Resident | $155 Non-Resident

Note

Helmets and boots are required and provided.

ACTIVITY #

SESSION

DAYS

TIME

7134 W1

1/11-1/25

Wednesday

11:45a-1:15p

7134 W2

2/8-2/22

Wednesday

11:45a-1:15p

7134 W3

3/15-3/29

Wednesday

11:45a-1:15pm

7134 W4

4/12-4/26

Wednesday

11:45a-1:15pm

 

 

Senior Bridge

Join us Thursday and Friday afternoons for Senior Bridge Club meetings at Canyon View Community Center. “Duplicate Bridge” is played Thursdays and “Party Bridge” is played Fridays. This is a great opportunity to socialize and meet fellow players in a beautiful scenic building. Reservations must be made for Duplicate Bridge. Please call Bob Wright 530.878.0248 or John Renning 530.889.2484 for reservations and information. Please call Ann Mitchell 530.888.8362 for more information on Party Bridge.

Age

Seniors

Location

Canyon View Community Center

Note

ARD does not take registration.

SESSION

DAYS

TIME

Duplicate Bridge

Thursdays

12pm

Party Bridge

Fridays

12pm

 

 

MEDICARE AND MEDICARE

SUPPLEMENT PLANS

Are you preparing to enter the world of Medicare or just planning ahead for retirement? This class will dispel the mystery and confusion by providing information on what is and what is not covered by Medicare Parts A, B, C and D. You will also learn about the role of Supplemental Insurance Plans A-K, also known as “Medigap”, Medicare Advantage plans, and about proposed Medicare changes for this year and beyond.

Age

18+

Location

Canyon View Community Center, Sunset Room

Instructor

Charlene Miskimen

Fee

$10 Resident | $13 Non-Resident
Instructor donates all fees to ARD.

ACTIVITY #

SESSION

DAYS

TIME

7155 W1

1/17

Tuesday

10am-Noon

7155 W2

2/21

Tuesday

10am-Noon

7155 W3

3/21

Tuesday

10am-Noon

7155 W4

4/18

Tuesday

10am-Noon

 

 

Table Tennisregister now

Do you occasionally play table tennis and thinkit might be fun to have more people to play with? Grab a paddle and join us for a great time. Beginners to advanced players welcome. For more information contact Bill 530.887.1456.

Age

All Ages

Location

Canyon View Community Center, Foothills Room

Fee

Refer to website www.auburntabletennis.com

Note

ARD does not take registration.

Days

Time

Monday | Wednesday

6:30-9:30pm

 

 

 

 

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DANCING

 

ARGENTINE TANGO and Latin Dance register now

Learn easy, enjoyable, new routines every meeting while enriching your hidden skills, dance all night at your social events. Step by step introduction in the Hot Salsa, Merengue, and Cha Cha. Fall in love with the beautiful, elegant, and romantic Argentine Tango, from beginning to more elaborate eye catching steps.

 

No previous experience or partner needed. Everybody rotates and dances with each other. Singles and couples welcome!

Age

18+

Location

Canyon View Community Center,
Foothills Room

Instructor

Juan Aceituno

Fee

$50 Resident | $55 Non-Resident

ACTIVITY #

SESSION

DAYS

TIME

5034 W1

1/19-2/9

Thursday

7:30-9pm

5034 W2

2/16-3/9

Thursday

7:30-9pm

5034 W3

3/16-4/6

Thursday

7:30-9pm

 

 

Country western/Irish Line dancing

Let’s enjoy this Winter dancing heating up the air in the rooms of ARD! Traditional and new Country Western and great popular and lively music and Irish line dancing. The best exercise, new friends, and great atmosphere. NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. SINGLES AND COUPLES WELCOME.

Age

18+

Location

Canyon View Community Center,
Foothills Room

Instructor

Juan Aceituno

Fee

$50 Resident | $55 Non-Resident

ACTIVITY #

SESSION

DAYS

TIME

5080 W1

1/19-2/9

Thursday

6-7:30pm

5080 W2

2/16-3/9

Thursday

6-7:30pm

5080 W3

3/16-4/6

Thursday

6-7:30pm

 

 

Swing Dancing

Learn steps to a variety of social dances with an emphasis on East Coast Swing Dancing! Learn how to lead and follow with any social dance. This class will make you more comfortable dancing in a social setting, allowing you to interact and have a good time!

Age

18+

Location

Recreation Park, Stella Room

Instructor

Rebecca Cenatiempo

Fee

$48 Resident | $53 Non-Resident
$68 Couple (must sign up together)
+ $5 per non-resident
* $36 Resident | $41 Non-Resident
$56 Couple (must sign up together)
+ $5 per non-resident

Notes

Wear something you can move around in. Closed-toed shoes are required.

ACTIVITY #

SESSION

DAYS

TIME

*3017 W1

1/9-1/30 (no class 1/16)

Monday

7-8:30pm

*3017 W2

2/6-2/27 (no class 2/20))

Monday

7-8:30pm

3017 W3

3/6-3/27

Monday

7-8:30pm

3017 W4

4/3-4/24

Monday

7-8:30pm

 

 

clogging

Just like you’ve seen at the fair! Clogging is folk dance that came to America with our ancestors who immigrated to the Appalachian Mountains. Clogging of old was done to the foot-tapping bluegrass music, however today, clog dancers dance to a wide variety of music styles such as Rock and Roll, Cajun, Irish, Pop and much more.

Age

12+

Location

Recreation Park, Conference Room

Instructor

Susi Thomas

Fee

$64 Resident | $69 Non-Resident
$40 Resident | $45 Non-Resident (Senior)

 

 

BEGINNING clogging

We add more steps and combinations raising your skill level to intermediate.

*NEW Beginner class,

ACTIVITY #

SESSION

DAYS

TIME

5074 W1

1/10-2/28

Tuesday

6-7pm

*5074 W2

3/7-5/2 (no class 4/11)

Tuesday

6-7pm

 

 

CLOGGINg MIXED

Now you’re ready to step up! Learn some performance level routines. You will have the option to perform with the local Thunderfoot Cloggers. Prerequisite two sessions of Beginning Clogging or with instructor approval. (In Stella Room)

ACTIVITY #

SESSION

DAYS

TIME

5072 W1

1/11-3/1

Wednesday

6-7pm

5072 W2

3/8-5/3 (no class 4/12)

Wednesday

6-7pm

 

 

clogging club

A brand new spin for ARD’s Clogging Community! Wednesday afternoon is the new day of Clogging Club. Members of the club can enjoy all levels offered or come to the time best suited for their clog dance ability.

 

11-12pm Easy intermediate to intermediate
12-1pm Beginning level

*NEW Beginner level starts

 

Tell all your friends to join the day Clog Club!

Age

18+

Location

Recreation Park, Stella Room

Instructor

Susi Thomas

Fee

$20 Resident; $23 Non-Resident

ACTIVITY #

SESSION

DAY

TIME

5060 W1

1/4-1/25

Wednesday

11am-1pm

5060 W2

2/1-2/22

Wednesday

11am-1pm

5060 W3

3/1-3/22

Wednesday

11am-1pm

5060 W3

3/29-4/26 (no class 4/12)

Wednesday

11am-1pm

 

 

 

 

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