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Classes > Winter/Spring > Adults > General

 

 

See additional ADULT CLASSES in the “WHAT’S NEW” section:

    - Sculpture
    - Group Personal Training
    - Aprons

 

 

 

UKE 101: INTRO TO UKULELE

In this introductory class Dani Joy will teach you how to tune, hold the ukulele while doing a simple strum, basic chords and basic tablature. Final song will be “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.” Recommended for absolute beginners.

 

Age 16+
Location Canyon View Community Center, Board Room
INSTRUCTOR Dani Joy
Fee $57 I $44 Resident Discount
note Bring a ukulele, tuner, and a stand (optional). Rental ukulele available for $30. A $5 materials fee is due to the instructor the first day of class.

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
5202 W1 1/8-1/29 Tuesday 5-5:55pm
5202 W2 2/5-2/26 Tuesday 5-5:55pm
5202 W3 3/5-3/26 Tuesday 5-5:55pm
5202 W4 4/2-4/30 (no class 4/16) Tuesday 5-5:55pm

 

 

 

UKE 102: Ukulele TAB melody

Learn to play the melody of a song using TAB. Dani Joy has designed this class for all levels (beginner to advanced), allowing students to determine the level of challenge they are most comfortable with.

 

Age 16+
Location Canyon View Community Center, Sierra Room
INSTRUCTOR Dani Joy
Fee $45 I $39 Resident Discount
note

Bring a ukulele, tuner, and a stand (optional). Rental ukulele available for $30.

A $5 materials fee is due to the instructor the first day of class.

 

activity # SESSION day TIME
5016 W1 2/14-2/28 Thursday 5-5:55pm
5016 W2 3/7-3/21 Thursday 5-5:55pm
5016 W3 4/4-4/25 (no class 4/18) Thursday 5-5:55pm

 

 

 

Auburn Ukulele Club Strum-along

Hosted by Dani Joy, ARD is proud to announce a new Strum-along group here in Auburn! This Strum Along get-together will feature a folk-style community lead jam.

 

Every month we’ll meet on the 3rd Thursday at 6:00pm (right after TAB Melody Class). (Exception for April and Spring Break. Instead we will meet on 4/26, the 4th Thursday.)

 

Bring along some suggestions, lead a song, or just strum along!

 

Age 8+
Location Canyon View Community Center, Sierra Room
INSTRUCTOR Dani Joy
Fee $25 l $20 Resident Discount

 

ACTIVITY # DATE day TIME
5012 W1 1/17, 2/21, 3/21, 4/25 Thursday 6-7pm

 

 

 

THERAPEUTIC QI GONG

Therapeutic Qi Gong has its roots in traditional Chinese medicine. These low impact exercises increase vitality, longevity, memory, balance, and strength. It is slow meditative movements, Tai Chi like, with visualization and sound. Qi Gong bolsters the immune system creating a healthy body, mind, and spirit. For more information visit www.nataliaroberti.com

 

Age 18+
Location Recreation Park, Stella Room
INSTRUCTOR Natalia Roberti
Fee $46 I $40 Resident Discount
notes Wear comfortable clothing. Bring a yoga mat if you need to begin the class on the floor.

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
1515 W1 1/17-2/7 Thursday 11am-12pm
1515 W2 2/14-3/7 Thursday 11am-12pm
1515 W3 3/14-4/4 Thursday 11am-12pm
1515 W4 4/11-5/2 Thursday 11am-12pm

 

 

 

KNOTTY KNITTERS & CROCHETERS

Our club welcomes all levels of experience in knitting and crocheting, including beginners. We offer a friendly atmosphere for sharing our skills and love of knitting and crocheting. If you want to relax and have fun, and giggle a bit, please join us for our lighthearted evenings together.

 

Age 18+
Location Canyon View Community Center,
Canyon View Room
coordinators Rosemary, Teri and Linda
Fee $25 I $20 Resident Discount

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
7245 W1 1/10-2/28 Thursday 6-8:30pm
7245 W2 3/7-4/25 Thursday 6-8:30pm

 

 

 

Table Tennis

Do you occasionally play table tennis and think it 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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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:
$160 I $150 Resident Discount
note Helmets and boots are required and provided.

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
7134 W1 1/9-1/23 Wednesday 11:45a-1:15pm
7134 W2 2/13-2/27 Wednesday 11:45a-1:15pm
7134 W3 3/13-3/27 Wednesday 11:45a-1:15pm
7134 W 4 4/3-4/17 Wednesday 11:45am-1:15pm

 

 

 

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 teenageregister nowrs, 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 $79 I $69 Resident Discount
note Beginners Welcome. All equipment provided.

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
7083 W1 3/16 Saturday 11am-2pm
7083 W2 4/3 Wednesday 11am-2pm
7083 W3 4/13 Saturday 2-5pm
7083 W4 4/27 Saturday 11am-2pm

 

 

 

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 $15 I $10 Resident Discount
Instructor donates all fees to ARD.

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
7155 W1 1/15 Tuesday 10am-Noon
7155 W2 2/19 Tuesday 10am-Noon
7155 W3 3/19 Tuesday 10am-Noon
7155 W4 4/16 Tuesday 10am-Noon

 

 

 

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 or Barbara Hollatz 530.885.0331 for more information on Party Bridge.

 

Age Seniors
Location Canyon View Community Center
note ARD does not take registration.

 

SESSION DAYS TIME
Duplicate Bridge Thursday 12pm
Party Bridge Friday 12pm

 

 

 

ARGENTINE TANGO and Latin Dance

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 $58 I $50 Resident Discount

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
5034 W1 1/17-2/7 Thursday 7:30-9pm
5034 W2 2/14-3/7 Thursday 7:30-9pm
5034 W3 3/14-4/4 Thursday 7:30-9pm

 

 

 

Country western/

Irish Line dancing

Let’s heat 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 $58 I $50 Resident Discount

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
5080 W1 1/17-2/7 Thursday 6-7:30pm
5080 W2 2/14-3/7 Thursday 6-7:30pm
5080 W3 3/14-4/4 Thursday 6-7:30pm

 

 

 

 

 

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