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Walk-in registration is available at Lake Miona, La Hacienda, Eisenhower & Rohan Recreation Centers Monday – Friday from 8:30am-4pm.

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AQU-Adult Advanced Beginning Swim Lessons
This course is for those who can swim, but want to refine their skills to include proper stroke (freestyle and backstroke) form, breathing, and increasing endurance.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Adult Advanced Beginning Swim Lessons AQU05110 7/9/2018 - 7/25/2018 5:00 PM - 5:35 PM M,W SeaBreeze Info
Register Adult Advanced Beginning Swim Lessons AQU05111 8/6/2018 - 8/22/2018 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM M,W SeaBreeze Info
Register Adult Advanced Beginning Swim Lessons AQU05112 9/3/2018 - 9/19/2018 5:00 PM - 5:35 PM M,W SeaBreeze Info
AQU-Adult Beginning Swim Lessons
This course is for those who have fear of the water or can swim a little. The course will help participants overcome fear of the water and begin basic swim skills (freestyle).
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Adult Beginning Swim Lessons AQU04110 7/9/2018 - 7/25/2018 3:00 PM - 3:35 PM M,W SeaBreeze Info
Waitlist Adult Beginning Swim Lessons AQU04111 8/6/2018 - 8/22/2018 3:00 PM - 3:35 PM M,W SeaBreeze Info
Register Adult Beginning Swim Lessons AQU04112 9/3/2018 - 9/19/2018 3:00 PM - 3:35 PM M,W SeaBreeze Info
Waitlist Adult Beginning Swim Lessons AQU04116 7/9/2018 - 7/25/2018 4:00 PM - 4:35 PM M,W SeaBreeze Info
Register Adult Beginning Swim Lessons AQU04117 8/6/2018 - 8/22/2018 4:00 PM - 4:35 PM M,W SeaBreeze Info
Register Adult Beginning Swim Lessons AQU04118 9/3/2018 - 9/19/2018 4:00 PM - 4:35 PM M,W SeaBreeze Info
AQU-Discover Scuba
This course explores what it is like to breathe under water. A Discover Scuba Diving experience is a great way to fulfill a lifetime dream, or decide if you want to go on to become a certified diver. Participants will see how scuba gear is put together and go diving in a very easy, safe four-feet of water. The instructor provides all gear.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Discover Scuba AQU02109 7/16/2018 - 7/16/2018 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM M SeaBreeze Info
Register Discover Scuba AQU02110 8/13/2018 - 8/13/2018 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM M SeaBreeze Info
Register Discover Scuba AQU02111 9/17/2018 - 9/17/2018 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM M SeaBreeze Info
AQU-Intro to Scuba
This is a participant’s first step towards becoming a certified scuba diver! This course covers the classroom requirements, as well as pool time to learn the skills needed. After class, participants will be ready to schedule an open water certification dive through the instructor or a PADI dive shop. Fees payable to instructor first day of class: $50 for books, and $50 for gear. Participants will meet in Clearwater from 11am-1:30pm, and then SeaBreeze pool from 3-4:50pm.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Intro to Scuba AQU03108 7/9/2018 - 7/11/2018 3:00 PM - 4:50 PM M,W SeaBreeze Info
Register Intro to Scuba AQU03109 8/6/2018 - 8/8/2018 3:00 PM - 4:50 PM M,W SeaBreeze Info
Register Intro to Scuba AQU03110 9/10/2018 - 9/12/2018 3:00 PM - 4:50 PM M,W SeaBreeze Info
AQU-Snorkeling
Learn to snorkel, or improve your skills. This course will cover the basics and advanced techniques. This course is great if you are going on a cruise or teaching grandchildren. Enjoy the underwater world of beautiful fish and coral. All equipment is provided, or participants are welcome to bring their own.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Snorkeling AQU01109 7/16/2018 - 7/16/2018 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM M SeaBreeze Info
Register Snorkeling AQU01110 8/13/2018 - 8/13/2018 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM M SeaBreeze Info
Register Snorkeling AQU01111 9/17/2018 - 9/17/2018 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM M SeaBreeze Info
ART- S/S How to Paint Water and Sky
Learn layering and glazing. See waves from different viewpoints - shallow beaches to deep water. No experience needed. Amazing outcome - different for each student. Finish a painting. Outcome is unique for each student. Not a craft class. Supplies required. Call the instructor 828-230-6613. Different topic each class date.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Acrylic: How to Paint Water & Sky- Beautiful Beach ART16109 9/18/2018 - 9/18/2018 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
ART- S/S Mixed Media Painting Adventures!
Wow, great way to learn how to use a variety of paints, techniques to transform a variety of surfaces Terra cotta, mandala friendship rocks, glass, metal, and more! Each one of the classes in this series is geared for beginners (experienced artists will enjoy too!) Each class will explore a different media adventure. Sign up for one, a few or all of the classes! NO SUPPLIES or EXPERIENCE NEEDED. There is a $20 supply fee payable to the instructor the day of the class.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Mixed Media Painting Adventures!/Alcohol Inks on Tile ART07118 7/9/2018 - 7/9/2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M SeaBreeze Info
Register Mixed Media Painting Adventures!/Alcohol Inks, Assorted Surfaces ART07129 9/6/2018 - 9/6/2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Th Lake Miona Info
Register Mixed Media Painting Adventures!/Fall Welcome Signs ART07119 9/10/2018 - 9/10/2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M SeaBreeze Info
Register Mixed Media Painting Adventures!/Friendship Rocks ART07127 7/26/2018 - 7/26/2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Th Lake Miona Info
Register Mixed Media Painting Adventures!/Glass Painting- Fall Decor ART07128 8/9/2018 - 8/9/2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Th Lake Miona Info
Register Mixed Media Painting Adventures!/Terra Cotta Pots Flower Design ART07126 7/19/2018 - 7/19/2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Th Lake Miona Info
ART- S/S Stress Free Acrylic Canvas Painting
NO SUPPLIES or EXPERIENCE NEEDED for this fun low key & stress free beginner class! Instructor guides each student through the painting process. Students have fun socializing while painting a quick & easy design. Students complete their own unique painting in class, and are able to display and show off right away! Sign up for one class or all! Each 3 hr. class will be a different design subject, geared for the holiday or time of year. There is a $10 supply fee payable to the instructor the day of class.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Stress Free Acrylic Canvas Painting/Beach Theme ART06115 8/6/2018 - 8/6/2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM M Pimlico Info
Register Stress Free Acrylic Canvas Painting/Summer Picnic ART06117 7/12/2018 - 7/12/2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Th Allamanda Info
ART- Tropical Watercolor Workshop
“You Can Do It!” certified Terry Madden Watercolor Teacher Sandy Simpson, continues Terry’s legacy encouraging inspiring artists to learn tools and techniques using bright, vibrant, transparent tropical colors. Teaching in his style, using her originals, her subjects include: Florida’s Skies & Water, Palm Trees & Flowers, Boats & Beach Houses, Birds, Palm Trees, Lighthouses & Rocks. Have fun exploring composition, mixing colors, perspective, lights & darks learning basic to advanced techniques. Beginners to advanced welcome. You will learn techniques & apply at once to your paintings. Approx. cost of basic paint & palette $35 + Email:watercolorsbysandy@gmail.com for the complete list of supplies required & suggested.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Cancelled CANCELLED-Tropical Watercolor Workshop ART32107 7/25/2018 - 7/25/2018 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM W SeaBreeze Info
Cancelled CANCELLED-Tropical Watercolor Workshop ART32108 8/8/2018 - 8/8/2018 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM W SeaBreeze Info
ART-Acrylic for Beginners
At the end of the course, you will be able to: complete a 11/14 Painting; apply basic acrylic paning techniques to create your own art pieces; Hold a brush properly and use it to create specific brushstrokes; Select color to create depth, perspective, and interest in your paintings; Clean and care for your art supplies to extend the life of the product. There is a $10 material fee payable to the instructor the first day of class. (Email the instructor at lanaugustus@verizon.net for the paint list and brush information).
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Acrylic for Beginners - Seascape (To the Beach) ART11106 8/3/2018 - 8/24/2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM F Lake Miona Info
ART-Basic Tole & Decorative Painting
Students can use acrylic or oil paints to learn the basics of decorative painting such as: strokework, blending, shading, and highlighting. In this 3 week course, students will learn various techniques to paint beautiful designs such as: roses, leaves, waterdrops, fur, grass and a whole lot more! With a few simple lessons students will be able paint decorative designs and borders on a variety of surfaces. Instructor will provide the painting designs, instructions, and painting surfaces. No supplies or experience needed! There is a $20 supply fee payable to instructor day of class.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Basic Tole & Decorative Painting ART08104 7/16/2018 - 7/30/2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM M Pimlico Info
ART-Chinese Calligraphy
Learn to create your own Chinese Brush Calligraphy with a native artist. Each piece has its own touch and everyone will appreciate the unique creations. No need to know Chinese. The instructor will take you step-by-step for drawing Chinese characters, and participants will learn a new one each class date. Chinese as a written language has evolved for over 4,500 years, during which many styles have developed. What you learn today will have many uses in the future.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Chinese Calligraphy ART04104 6/27/2018 - 7/25/2018 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM W Eisenhower Info
ART-Colored Pencil Florals and Birds
Colored pencil is an ideal medium for nature painting. It is direct, manipulating and forgiving and is for both the beginner and more seasoned students. This class provides instructions needed to create beautiful nature paintings. In addition to colored pencil fundamentals, blending techniques, values composition, floral points and more will be discussed and implemented including color theory, basic strokes and layering. Contact instructor at 352-753-8770 for more information.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Colored Pencil Florals and Birds ART28101 8/2/2018 - 9/6/2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Th Captiva Info
ART-Colored Pencil Intermediate (4)
Work independently on your own subject while learning advanced techniques with individual instruction provided. Lessons will also be provided. Prerequisite required: Colored Pencil Experience.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Colored Pencil Intermediate 4 ART25101 8/1/2018 - 8/29/2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM W Eisenhower Info
ART-Colored Pencil: Beginner 1
This basic class teaches you how to use colored pencils in order to create a realistic colored pencil painting. No art experience is required. There is a $25 supply fee payable to instructor the first day of class.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Colored Pencil Beginner 1 ART09107 7/24/2018 - 8/28/2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Tu Eisenhower Info
ART-Intermediate Acrylic Painting
This class is for students who have acrylic paint, color theory experience or finished one of the Acrylic for Beginners class. Class will concentrate on composition, color development and technique. Painting demonstrations and discussions will be part of the curriculum. At the end of this course, you will complete a 16x20 Acrylic Painting. There is a $10 material fee payable to the instructor the first day of class. Email instructor at lanaugustus@verizon.net for paint list and brush information.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Intermediate Acrylic Painting - The Blue Heron ART26102 7/13/2018 - 7/20/2018 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM F Colony Cot Info
ART-Reversal Colored Pencil II
This class is a continuation of Reversal Colored Pencil Painting with a continued emphasis on enhanced contrast and drama. Using black and drama colored papers, various color schemes and a limited palette (depending on subject matter) dramatic works are achieved. In addition to colored pencil techniques, students will learn how to design and use effective compositions, and creative lighting. Instructor demonstrations are reference material provided. Contact instructor at 352-753-8770 for more information.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Reversal Colored Pencil II ART29101 8/7/2018 - 9/11/2018 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
CUL- Fast & Fabulous Hors d'Oeuvres for Beginners!
Students will enjoy preparing QUICK & EASY Hors d’oeuvres. No fuss, no mess, no ovens! These creative tiny bites will delight everyone during this interactive class. This is basic beginner class designed to take the stress and hassle out of preparing delicious Hors d’oeuvres. Recipes are not complicated or gourmet – just fun & delicious. Students will be able to sample while preparing recipes, and will go home with a sample tray of the Hors d’oeuvres and recipes made in class. Students may want to bring a beverage while sampling hors d’oeuvres. No experience or supplies required, apron recommended. Lab fee paid to the instructor day of class is $20.00. Please be aware of any dietary restrictions: Some of the ingredients that may be used are: deli meats, bacon, nuts, fruit, vegetable, dairy products, wheat, spices.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Fast & Fabulous Hors D'oeuvres for Beginners CUL03104 7/29/2018 - 7/29/2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Su Bridgeport Info
Waitlist Fast & Fabulous Hors D'oeuvres for Beginners!/July 4th Theme CUL03102 6/25/2018 - 6/25/2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM M Pimlico Info
CUL- Sweet Treats to Impress!
You’ll impress yourself & your guests with these fun classes! Each class features a unique project & technique. Sign up for one or for all. A variety of projects will be geared for the time of year or holiday event. NO SUPPIES OR EXPERIENCE NEEDED. Supply fee of $15.00 is payable to the instructor the first day of class.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Cancelled CANCELLED-Sweet Treats to Impress! Cupcakes & Cookies (4th July) CUL05105 6/28/2018 - 6/28/2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Th Allamanda Info
Register Sweet Treats to Impress! Fondant Cookies & Cupcakes CUL05103 8/20/2018 - 8/20/2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM M Bridgeport Info
Register Sweet Treats to Impress!/Character Cupcakes & Cookies CUL05104 9/9/2018 - 9/9/2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Su Bridgeport Info
CUL-Intermediate Cake Decorating
For this class you must have the basics for cake decorating as this is an intermediate class for a more serious student. We will take the basics skills that you have and fine tune them to make fabulous sweet creations . NO SURPPLIES NEEDED. Supply fee of $30.00 is payable to the instructor the first day of class.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Cake Decorating Intermediate - Buttercream Icing CUL04101 7/8/2018 - 7/22/2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Su Bridgeport Info
Register Cake Decorating Intermediate - Fondant Icing CUL04102 8/5/2018 - 8/19/2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Su Bridgeport Info
DAN - S/S- Ballet: Beginner
This class is safe and a gentle way to strengthen muscles, improve flexibility and balance, build core body strength, improve posture and increase energy. The format of the class starts with exercises at the barre, then in the center for balance and control. Steps across the floor will add the element of movement.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Ballet: Beginner DAN08106 8/6/2018 - 9/10/2018 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM M Fenney Info
DAN- S/S- Country Dancing
This is a wonderful opportunity for couples to learn Country Dancing in a friendly atmosphere. This course will build each week to incorporate exciting new steps and demonstrate the character and movement of all the dances. Emphasis will be on partnering skills, styling, technique and balance. Partner required at signup.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Cancelled CANCELLED-Country Dancing/Country 2 Step DAN19103 7/9/2018 - 8/13/2018 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM M Hibiscus Info
DAN-Ballet: Continuing
This course is for students who have some knowledge of basic ballet positions and steps. It includes barre and floor work, and is a full body workout. Steps across the floor will be revisited, and new ones added.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Ballet: Continuing DAN12106 8/6/2018 - 9/10/2018 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM M Fenney Info
DAN-Country Pattern Partner- Beg. Plus
The dances taught in this course are a little more advanced. Participants who have taken the Beginner’s course first would continue with learning more dances. Partner required.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Country Pattern Partner- Beg.Plus DAN06107 6/28/2018 - 8/2/2018 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM Th Bridgeport Info
Register Country Pattern Partner- Beg.Plus DAN06108 8/9/2018 - 9/13/2018 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM Th Bridgeport Info
DAN-Country Pattern Partner- Beginner
Couples will learn the basic steps first. Participants will be taught four beginner dances. Each dance will be reviewed each week. Everyone dances in a circle, and every couple will be doing the same patterns. Partner required.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Country Pattern Partner- Beg. DAN05107 6/28/2018 - 8/2/2018 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Th Bridgeport Info
Register Country Pattern Partner- Beg. DAN05108 8/9/2018 - 9/13/2018 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Th Bridgeport Info
DAN-The Dance of Yoga
This Yoga-inspired dance flow is a mind, body experience that contains stretching, coordination, balance, and relaxation phases. The moves are choreographed to rhythmic music that facilitates graceful free-flowing motion. Participants will improve their flexibility, strength and balance, as well as realizing a calming sensation of well-being.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register The Dance of Yoga DAN01106 8/9/2018 - 9/20/2018 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Th Bacall Info
HEA- Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention
The Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention Program is an evidenced based program recommended by CDC to reduce fall risk and improve flexibility. Participants will be guided through gentle movements and tai chi principles that progress each week of class. Modifications are included for participants that prefer to sit for all or part of the exercises.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention HEA05101 7/2/2018 - 8/23/2018 8:30 AM - 9:20 AM M,Th Eisenhower Info
Register Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention HEA05102 7/2/2018 - 8/23/2018 9:30 AM - 10:20 AM M,Th Eisenhower Info
HEA-Ageless Grace
Ageless Grace is a cutting-edge Brain Fitness Program based on neuroplasticity that activates all 5 functions of the brain: analytical, strategic, kinesthetic learning, memory/recall, creativity & imagination. Each of the 21 tools stimulate the body and increase cognitive functions.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Ageless Grace HEA01106 8/6/2018 - 9/17/2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM M Lake Miona Info
HIS-First Mothers: Five Presidential Mothers
Meet aristocratic Sarah Roosevelt, glamorous Rose Kennedy, battered wife Dorothy Ford, sassy Lillian Carter, and irrepressible Virginia Clinton: five remarkable women who rocked presidential cradles.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register First Mothers: Five Presidential Mothers HIS22101 7/3/2018 - 7/31/2018 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
HIS-From Mozart to Elvis: A Musical Journey
Would you like to go on a musical journey that takes you from the classical music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to the rock and roll music of Elvis Presley? On our way we will enjoy learning about the life and music of Stephen Collins Foster, Irving Berlin, Al Jolson, with many music and video clips for your enjoyment.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Cancelled CANCELLED-From Mozart to Elvis: A Musical Journey HIS21102 7/11/2018 - 8/15/2018 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM W Lake Miona Info
HIS-S/S-Groundbreakers - Part 2
Women who took to the sky and those who help children soar.
This class starts with The Audacious aviators, wing walkers and stunt pilots of the early 20th century.
Then explores the groundbreaking educators who created enriching learning opportunities for all, such as Maria Montessori and Mary McLeod Bethune.
A fun and creative combination of women who dared!
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Cancelled CANCELLED-Groundbreakers - Part 2 HIS23102 9/13/2018 - 9/20/2018 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Th Lake Miona Info
HOB- S/S- Chess for Beginners
Participants will learn the basics of chess along with strategies. The class is designed for those with no prior chess experience or those who haven’t played in many years.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Chess for Beginners HOB06102 8/20/2018 - 9/3/2018 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM M Churchill Info
HOB-Beginning Mah Jongg
Mah Jongg is a rummy-like game played with tiles, rather than cards. Learn about Mah Johngg, look at the tiles, how to build walls, pass out hands, how to read a Mah Jongg card, etc. There will be review every week. There will be review every week of the past week’s lesson.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Beginning Mah Jongg HOB01107 6/26/2018 - 7/24/2018 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Tu Bridgeport Info
Register Beginning Mah Jongg HOB01108 8/7/2018 - 9/4/2018 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Tu Bridgeport Info
LAN-French 1
This course uses Total Physical Response (TPR) to get students involved. Students participate in French conversations centered around simple daily experiences.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register French 1 LAN04105 8/9/2018 - 8/30/2018 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Th Lake Miona Info
LAN-Italian Language for Travel
What participants will learn in this course will enhance their traveling experience. This is a fun learning course with basic grammar, culture and much more. Come, learn from a teacher that is a native Italian and speaks fluent Italian. Recommended book to purchase for class: Barron's: Learn Italian The Fast and Fun Way.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Italian Language for Travel LAN06106 8/1/2018 - 8/22/2018 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM W Lake Miona Info
LAN-Let Me Teach You Spanish (Ultra Beginner)
This ultra-beginner's course is for those who have no experience in Spanish, but have been afraid to try, thinking it may be too hard. Well, it’s not! In this course, the participants will be provided with a sufficient understanding of the Spanish language. Materials in this course will provide participants with the confidence to advance to higher level Spanish courses. Be introduced to many words, some you already know; how to count; days of the week; months of the year, etc.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Let Me Teach You Spanish (Ultra Beginner) LAN07105 8/28/2018 - 9/18/2018 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
LAN-S/S Chinese, Language, Culture and Wisdom
An overview of Chinese language, culture and wisdom through an examination of Chinese sayings. This introduces the beginning to various aspects of China. Designed especially for those interested in learning about China and Chinese people. Stories behind the Holiday’s and their meanings.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Chinese, Language, Culture and Wisdom LAN02104 8/8/2018 - 9/5/2018 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM W Eisenhower Info
LAN-S/S-American Sign Language (ASL) Part 1
Participants will be exposed to fingerspelling, basic signing, receptive/expressive conversational situations, and Deaf culture. In this interactive course, participants will be asked to participate in various verbal and non-verbal group activities.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist American Sign Language (ASL) Part 1 LAN01105 8/20/2018 - 9/17/2018 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM M Lake Miona Info
LAN-S/S-American Sign Language (ASL) Part 3
This class is for students who have taken the intro American Sign Language (ASL) Part 1 and American Sign Language (ASL) Part 2 classes from Mr. Davis and want to continue expanding their intermediate signing skills and knowledge of the Deaf culture. Students will also be given an opportunity to interact with members of the Deaf community.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register American Sign Language (ASL) Part 3 LAN18101 8/16/2018 - 9/13/2018 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Th Lake Miona Info
LAN-S/S-French 2
A continuation of French 1. Students will develop skills using verbs/tenses as applied to popular culture. Required Bien Dit workbook “Cahier d ’activities”, by Holt: ISBN 0-03-079718-7.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register French 2 LAN12103 9/4/2018 - 9/18/2018 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Tu,Th Lake Miona Info
MUS- Bagpipes
This course will include instruction in playing the Highland Bagpipe including proper blowing techniques, tuning, positioning of the instrument, and care and maintenance. Application to solo, as well as playing with a band. The course is designed for those learning to play in a bagpipe band as an ensemble with the drum section. Participants who have some bagpipe experience, as well as those who have not played for a few years are welcome.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Bagpipes MUS01104 7/5/2018 - 9/20/2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Th Saddlebroo Info
MUS- Guitar 102
This course continues where guitar 101 left off. Students will finish learning all the strings on the guitar (4th, 5th and 6th) and notes in first position so that more advanced melodies can be played. You will build basic guitar skills, step by step as hands on experience. Students will continue to explore the fundamentals of music notation and find out how to produce clear, beautiful notes and chords. You’ll discover how to control rhythm, tempo and volume and how to express yourself artistically. You’ll make rapid progress as you follow a carefully planned practice schedule that reinforces each new skill you learn. There will be a $15 book fee payable to instructor first day of class.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Guitar 102 MUS06104 8/16/2018 - 9/20/2018 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM Th Allamanda Info
MUS- Piano 101
This class is for students who have always dreamed of playing the piano. The course begins with the basics of reading music and learning the way around the keyboard. Students will learn how to read notes, play basic melody and play accompaniment using right and left hands. Fundamental music theory and structure will be explored. Keyboards will be provided for students in class, along with all instructional materials and books. There will be a $15 Books & materials fee payable to instructor first day of class.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Piano 101 MUS03105 8/16/2018 - 9/20/2018 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM Th Allamanda Info
MUS- Piano 103
Piano 103-A follows piano 102 level classes and advances concepts in harmony and more advanced rhythm. During this class, students will continue playing melody and accompaniment focusing on integrating left and right hands to more advanced rhythms. The course will also introduce scales and beginning concepts in chord structure. Selection of pieces includes original works as well as familiar folk songs and popular styles in creative, enjoyable arrangements. Musical terms will be studied along with more in-depth music rhythmic structures. Keyboards will be provided for students in class, along with all instructional materials and books. There will be a $15 materials fee payable to instructor first day of class.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Piano 103 MUS08102 8/16/2018 - 9/20/2018 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Th Allamanda Info
MUS-Beginning Guitar 101
Want to learn to play guitar? In this beginning course, fun and informative lessons will help students build basic guitar skills step-by-step and learn the parts of the guitar, names of strings, process of tuning the guitar, how to hold and use a pick, how to play a chromatic scale, simple chords, and learn to read notes and play simple melodies.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Beginning Guitar 101 MUS02104 8/16/2018 - 9/20/2018 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM Th Allamanda Info
MUS-Piano 102
This course follows Piano 101 and continues with the basics of music reading. Participants took Piano 101, or have some background playing beginning piano, will further enjoy learning to play piano. Participants will continue to playing melody and accompaniments, focusing on playing both hands simultaneously, and will continue expanding the range of notes. More in depth music rhythmic structures will be explored, and a variety of music introduced. Keyboards will be provided for participants in class, along with all instructional materials and books. There will be a $15 books and materials fee payable to instructor first day of class.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Piano 102 MUS05104 8/16/2018 - 9/20/2018 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM Th Allamanda Info
PHI- Exploring Happiness
This course will explore the concept of happiness by examining different Theories of happiness. We will critically evaluate current literature and ask questions that have puzzled both psychologists and philosophers since ancient times. What does it mean to be happy? And how best do we go about finding happiness? The goal of the course is to provide the student the opportinity to develop a comprehensive understanding of two contemporary happiness theories and cultivate a deep understanding of what happiness might really mean.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Exploring Happiness PHI04103 7/25/2018 - 8/29/2018 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM W Lake Miona Info
PHI- S/S-Learn How to Develop Your Psychic Ability
The student can achieve psychic experiences through visualization, meditation or relaxation. They will learn how to alter their state of consciousness, learn how to find articles by using a pendulum, and how to read objects by using psychometry. The student will also learn how to meet their guardian angel/guide and ways to communicate and receive messages. Experiment with mental telepathy. Intuitive intelligence is a valuable tool for living. The sixth sense gives access to information that seems to come from nowhere, but is often accurate. It’s an experience like tapping into or plugging in the world-wide web.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Learn How to Develop Your Psychic Ability PHI07102 7/6/2018 - 7/27/2018 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM F Bridgeport Info
PHI-Relaxation Enrichment Session
This relaxation enrichment session combines relaxation and visualization to enhance creativity, energy levels and reduce stress by the use of a very light form of hypnosis. Part of this is a fantasy journey to let the mind explore through imagery and gain new ideas and new directions, solve problems or just relax. Students will feel a reduction of tension and anxiety and have a lot more energy. It can also improve overall health. It’s great for recuperating the effectiveness of deep relaxation and increase benefits in a person’s life. Imagery involves picturing scenes in your mind, while using a very light form of hypnosis.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Relaxation Enrichment Session PHI09102 8/9/2018 - 8/30/2018 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Th Lake Miona Info
SPO- S/S - Pickleball
This course will include percentage Pickleball strategy, proper mechanics, stroke analysis and game analysis. Everything you need to know to become a proficient Pickleball player will be taught. Paddle is provided if needed, Call Coach Matty or Coach Mei Shen at 443-373-1988 for more information.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Cancelled CANCELLED-Pickleball SPO04104 8/5/2018 - 8/12/2018 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Su Hibiscus Info
SPO-Bike Safety and Skills
Bike safety and skills is for residents who want to get back into bicycling, and those who bicycle already but want to learn to be safer in The Villages. Certified cycling instructors will cover rules of the road; cycling on multi-modal paths; fitting and equipping a bicycle, or selecting a new one; and basic maintenance. Participants will bring their own bikes for the second and third sessions, or be fitted to a loaner bike. The final class will include skills instruction and drills in the parking lot.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Bike Safety and Skills SPO01109 9/7/2018 - 9/21/2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM F Lake Miona Info
SPO-S/S Intermediate Billiards
Review beginner capabilities. Develop banking, speed control, cut shots, natural position, english. Hands on training and handout materials will be provided.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Intermediate Billiards SPO03101 7/11/2018 - 8/15/2018 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM W Canal Stre Info
TEC- S/S - iPad for Seniors - Part 1
Learn the basics about iPad’s buttons; Home screens; onscreen keyboard; Control Center and App Switcher. We will also explore the Settings and iCloud. Bring your fully charged iPad, and Apple Password to class. If you use a Passcode when you turn the iPad on, bring that also.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register iPad for Seniors - Part 1 TEC01107 8/7/2018 - 8/9/2018 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Tu,Th Lake Miona Info
TEC- S/S - iPad for Seniors - Part 2
Prerequisite: iPad for Seniors - 1. We will explore the following Apps: AppStore; Safari (Internet); Contacts; and Mail. Bring your fully charged iPad, Apple ID, and Apple Password to class. If you use a Passcode when you turn the iPad on, bring that also. If you have any questions, please call the instructor at 352-259-9295.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register iPads for Seniors - Part 2 TEC16107 8/14/2018 - 8/16/2018 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Tu,Th Lake Miona Info
TEC- S/S - iPad for Seniors - Part 3
We will explore the following Apps: Maps, Camera and Photos. Bring your fully charged iPad, Apple ID, and Apple Password to class. If you use a Passcode when you turn the iPad on, bring that also. Prerequisite: iPad for Seniors - Part 1. If you have any questions, please call the instructor at 352-259-9295.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register iPad for Seniors - Part 3 TEC17106 6/19/2018 - 6/21/2018 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Tu,Th Lake Miona Info
Register iPad for Seniors - Part 3 TEC17107 8/21/2018 - 8/23/2018 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Tu,Th Lake Miona Info
TEC- S/S - iPad for Seniors - Part 4
We will explore the following Apps: iBooks; Calendar; FaceTime; and Siri. Bring your fully charged iPad, Apple ID, and Apple Password to class. If you use a Passcode when you turn the iPad on, bring that also. Prerequisite: iPad for Seniors - Part 1. If you have any questions , please call the instructor at 352-259-9295.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register iPad for Seniors - Part 4 TEC18106 6/26/2018 - 6/28/2018 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Tu,Th Lake Miona Info
Register iPad for Seniors - Part 4 TEC18107 8/28/2018 - 8/30/2018 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Tu,Th Lake Miona Info
TEC- S/S - Microsoft Office - Word
Learn the basics of word processing. We will cover creating, editing, saving, and printing documents. We will also learn about page numbering, tabs, and tables. Bring a fully charged windows laptop to class with Microsoft Word installed.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Microsoft Office - Word TEC12104 9/4/2018 - 9/13/2018 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Tu,Th Lake Miona Info
TEC- S/S - Windows 10 - Part 1
An introduction to the basics of computers covering terminology: parts of the computer: working with the Windows 10 operating system; using the Microsoft Store; and using Microsoft Edge (Internet). We will cover the Start Menu (Tiles, Apps, etc.) and the Desktop. Computer mouse skills required. Bring a fully charged Windows 10 laptop to class.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Windows 10 - Part 1 TEC06108 8/7/2018 - 8/16/2018 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Tu,Th Lake Miona Info
TEC- S/S Windows 10 - Part 2
Learn how to cut/copy/paste; create folders; manage files (view, move, copy, delete files); attach a file to an email; save photos from an email and use a USB drive. Bring a fully charged Windows 10 laptop to class. Prerequisite: Windows 10- Part 1. If you have any questions, please call the instructor at 352-259-9295.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Windows 10 - Part 2 TEC07107 8/21/2018 - 8/30/2018 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Tu,Th Lake Miona Info
TEC- S/S Windows 10 - Part 3
We will cover some of the more advanced features of Windows 10, including customizing the Start Menu; personalizing the Desktop; Snipping Tool; MS Edge Notes; antivirus and malware software; and disk cleanup. Bring a fully charged Windows 10 laptop to class.
Prerequisite: Windows 10- Part 1. If you have any questions, please call the instructor at 352-259-9295.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Windows 10 - Part 3 TEC15106 9/4/2018 - 9/13/2018 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Tu,Th Lake Miona Info
TEC-Amazon Echo/Alexa
Echo is a personal assistant connected to the internet/cloud that allows voice interaction to ask questions, but it is capable of creating lists, calendar updates, shopping, streaming music, home automation control, etc. Learn settings, controls, and how to use Echo/Alexa to get the most out of this technology.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Amazon Echo/Alexa TEC10107 8/3/2018 - 8/10/2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM F Lake Miona Info
Waitlist Amazon Echo/Alexa TEC10109 8/4/2018 - 8/11/2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Lake Miona Info
TEC-Home Security & Automation
From kits to cameras, to all-in-one units, the new generation of security and automation devices is smarter, simpler, and more affordable. This course will show options to add home security and automation devices including door and window locks; alarms; motion detectors; indoor and outdoor cameras; lighting; thermostats that can be controlled with an application on your phone, tablet or PC, or monitored by a service.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Home Security & Automation TEC11104 7/20/2018 - 7/27/2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM F Lake Miona Info
Register Home Security & Automation TEC11105 7/21/2018 - 7/28/2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Lake Miona Info
TEC-How to Use Streaming Internet to TV
This course will show you the various options to use a Smart TV. Learn how to Stream Devices (Roku, Chromecast, Amazon Fire) and connect tablets, cellphones, a computer/laptop to your TV and “stream the internet” to get Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and other channels. Get the tools, a checklist, and information so you can make your choice of devices to suit your lifestyle and pocketbook.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist How to Use Streaming Internet to TV TEC19113 9/7/2018 - 9/7/2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM F Lake Miona Info
Waitlist How to Use Streaming Internet to TV TEC19115 9/8/2018 - 9/8/2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Lake Miona Info