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BEGINNING UKULELE

Even if you have never played anyregister now 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. Learn the basics on Saturday and play with a group the 2nd and 4th Wednesday each month. “Music self-played is happiness self-made”.

Age 18+
Location Recreation Park, Conference Room
INSTRUCTOR Clifford Johnson
fee $30 Resident | $35 Non-Resident
note Bring a ukulele, a few loaners are available.

 

ACTIVITY # DATE DAY TIME
5202 S1 6/10 Saturday 9:30-Noon
5202 S2 7/22 Saturday 9:30-Noon

 

 

 

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 S1 5/10-5/24 Wednesday 11:45a-1:15p
7134 S2 6/7-6/21 Wednesday 11:45a-1:15p
7134 S3 7/5-7/19 Wednesday 11:45a-1:15p
7134 S4 8/9-8/23 Wednesday 11:45a-1:15p

 

 

 

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 Recreation Park, Teen Center
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 S1 6/10 Saturday 1-2:45pm
5201 S2 7/22 Saturday 1-2:45pm

 

 

 

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, Sunset Room
instructor Clifford Johnson
Fee $45 Resident    |   $50 Non-Resident

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
1216 S1 5/22 & 5/25 Monday & Thursday 6:30-8:30pm
1216 S2 7/17 & 7/20 Monday & Thursday 6:30-8:30pm

 

 

 

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 S1 5/16 Tuesday 10am-Noon
7155 S2 6/13 Tuesday 10am-Noon
7155 S3 7/11 Tuesday 10am-Noon
7155 S4 8/15 Tuesday 10am-Noon

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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 small group, stress-free paddles. Discover why kayaking is the choice for baby boomers and beyond! Beginners welcome, all equipment is provided.

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 S1 5/13 Saturday 11am-2pm
7083 S2 5/21 Sunday 11am-2pm
7083 S3 5/31 Wednesday 11am-2pm
7083 S4 6/3 Saturday 10am-1pm
7083 S5 6/9 Friday 1pm-4pm
7083 S6 6/24 Saturday 10am-1pm
7083 S7 7/2 Sunday 10am-1pm
7083 S8 7/21 Friday 11am-2pm
7083 S9 7/29 Saturday 11am-2pm
7083 SA 8/9 Wednesday 11am-2pm
7083 SB 8/19 Saturday 10am-1pm
7083 SC 8/27 Sunday 10am-1pm

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

DANCING

 

 

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 $50 Resident | $55 Non-Resident

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
5034 S1 5/4-5/25 Thursday 7:30-9pm
5034 S2 6/1-7/6 (no class 615, 22) Thursday 7:30-9pm

 

 

 

Country western/Irish Line dancing

Traditional new Country Western is popular with 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 S1 5/4-5/25 Thursday 6-7:30pm
5080 S2 6/1-7/6 (no class 6/15, 22) Thursday 6-7:30pm

 

 

 

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 15+
Location Recreation Park, Stella Room
INSTRUCTOR Susi Thomas
fee $64 Resident | $69 Non-Resident
*$48 Resident | $53 Non-Resident

$40 Resident | $45 Non-Resident (Senior 55+)
*$30 Resident | $35 Non-Resident (Senior 55+)

 

 

 

BEGINNING clogging

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
5074 S1 5/9-6/27 Tuesday 6-7pm
5074 S2* 7/11-8/29 (no class 8/1, 8/8) 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.

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
5072 S1 5/10-6/28 Wednesday 6-7pm
5072 S2* 7/12-8/30 (no class 8/2, 8/9) Wednesday 6-7pm

 

 

 

clogging club

Join us on Wednesday afternoons for Clogging Club. Members of the club can enjoy all levels offered or come to the time best suited for their clog dance ability.

First Hour Easy intermediate to intermediate
Second Hour Beginning level

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
*$15 Resident; $18 Non-Resident

$15 Resident; $18 Non-Resident (Senior 55+)
*$12 Resident; $15 Non-Resident (Senior 55+)

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAY TIME
5060 S1 5/10-5/31 Wednesday 11am-1pm
5060 S2 6/7-6/28 Wednesday 10am-12pm
5060 S3 7/5-7/26 Wednesday 10am-12pm
*5060 S4 8/16-8/30 Wednesday 11am-1pm

 

 

 

 

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