2012 Winter Catalog for web.pdf - Green Valley Recreation

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2012 Winter Catalog for web.pdf - Green Valley Recreation

Green Valley Recreation Winter Course CatalogJanuary - April 2012www.gvrec.orgDream!Over 60 new courses offeredthis session!Discover!Play!Registraon begins December 12, 2011Don't 1 miss out on your favorites!


Green Valley Recreation, Inc.Board of DirectorsMarge Garneau - PresidentJohn Knutsen - Vice PresidentAnn Gillingham - SecretaryLinda Sparks - Asst. SecretaryJoyce Finkelstein - TreasurerErin McGinnis - Asst. TreasurerChuck CanoJerry BelenkerGunnar BonthronMark HaskoeRose TheisenJoyce BulauExecuve DirectorLanny SloanRecreaon StaffKim SteinhilbRecreaon ManagerInstruconal CoursesCarolyn HuppRecreaon SupervisorCatalog design by:Shelly JacksonPublic Relaons RepresentaveGreen Valley Recreaon, Inc.P.O. Box 586Green Valley, AZ 85614(520) 625-3440Welcome!On behalf of the Green Valley Recreation Board of Directors, Staff andmany, many volunteers, I am excited and happy to present the 2012 WinterClass Catalog.Once more, Green Valley Recreation (GVR) is providing one of the finestinstructional class offerings in Southern Arizona. GVR is also offering,trips, tours, and numerous special interest classes that will provideattendees with educational experiences, excitement and sometimes justplain fun. This year we are offering courses in so many areas, includingarts and crafts, cards, games, ceramics, clay, food and beverage, dance,health and fitness, lapidary, painting, drawing; and the list goes on and on.We have over 60 new classes offered for the Winter 2012 Session in avariety of subjects. Some of the new classes are “It’s Not a Sin to DrinkZin,” “ Harvesting, Juicing and Preparation of Prickly Pear Products,”“Keeping it Green with Your Microwave,” “A-Z Stretching,” “Masterthe Medical Care Maze – Own Your Health,” “Publish Your Book andPapers for Free at Amazon Kindle,” “Creating an Illustrated Journal,”“Combining Pen and Ink with Watercolor,” “A Chemist in the Kitchen,”“American Poets 1920 – 1970,” “Arizona’s Mammals,” “Genealogy Basics,”“The Best in Contemporary Fiction,” and “Women’s History Seminar.”This catalog lists all the classes, registration instructions, location, timesand other valuable information. Classes are very popular, and some fillvery quickly. The first day of registration is December 12, 2011 andcan be completed several ways. Registrations may be made on-line, inperson at one of the major social center offices, by mail or by telephone.However, mail and telephone registrations are not accepted until after thefirst day of class registration.We also are pleased to let everyone know, that you do not need to be amember to attend classes. Those who are not members are welcome toattend classes! Registration costs for non-members are slightly higher thanthat for members, but everyone is invited to take part in GVR’s classes andenjoy the experience.Green Valley Recreations also offers many other programs. Informationon these programs is contained in the latest copy of Keeping Current,which is published monthly and is available at all centers, as well as beingavailable on GVR’s website, www.gvrec.org. We have many programs,including concerts, free movies, lectures, special events and activitiesthat offer a variety of entertainment and fun. Please join us, and yourneighbors, at these events.The staff and volunteers at GVR continually strive to provide the best ineducation, entertainment and experiences for our members. We feel wehave put together a schedule of opportunities for members that will allowthem to learn, experience, enjoy and treasure.In Green Valley, we feel we all should “Dream! Discover! Play!”Lanny SloanExecutive DirectorGreen Valley RecreationOur Mission: "To provide recreaonal, social and leisure educaonopportunies that enhance the quality of our members lives'".


Major Social Center .................................................6Office Hours.............................................................6Facility Abbreviaons...............................................6Registraon Procedures............................................7Class Withdrawal and Refund Procedures.................7Non-Member Registraon Policy..............................7Arts & Cras.............................................................8A Touch of Beads Kumihimo Bracelet...........................8Basic Bead Embroidered Cabochon..............................8Captured Mul-strand Necklace..................................8Covered with Beads Kumihimo Bracelet......................8Freeform Beaded Wire Work Pendant.........................9Ruffled Bead Embroidered Cabochon..........................9Techniques in Bead Weaving........................................9Alternang Brick Stch Chain Bracelet........................9Peyote Wave Bracelet..................................................9Simple Spiral Bracelet...................................................9Sweet and Simple Bracelet...........................................9Triangle Weave Bracelet..............................................9Techniques in Beadstringing.......................................10Wire Working with Beads..........................................10Creave Bead Workshop............................................10Blake Higgins Fabric Painng.....................................10Fabric Painng Made Easy.........................................10Color Out, Color In Workshop.....................................10Prinng on Fabric I: Creang Images.........................10Prinng on Fabric II: Varied Approaches....................10Create a Spirit Doll.....................................................11Deconstrucve Silk Screening.....................................11Dyeing with Fiber Reacve Dyes................................11Desert Magic T-Shirts.................................................11Easter Holiday Project Fun.........................................11Fun with Wood!.........................................................11Fun Chimes.................................................................11Gourd Art Fundamentals............................................11It’s Just Paint: Classic - Tuscan - Metallics..................12It’s Just Paint: Suede - Rusc - Modern......................12Polymer Clay - Beginning...........................................12Polymer Clay - Intermediate.......................................12Polymer Clay - Advanced............................................12Rubber Stamptasc 1 - Tri-Shuer Cards...................12Rubber Stamptasc 2 - Easel Cards............................13Rubber Stamptasc 3 - Side Step Cards.....................13Rubber Stamptasc 4 - Middle Step Cards.................13Rubber Stamptasc 5 - Spring Fold and DoubleDiamond Fold Cards...................................................13Secrets of Glass Painng............................................13Secrets of Wine Glass Painng...................................13Shoe Painng..............................................................13Swedish Weaving on Monk’s Cloth............................13Cards & Games.......................................................14Beginning Bridge........................................................14Bridge II .....................................................................14Table of ContentsBridge III ....................................................................14Mah Jongg for Beginners - Naonal..........................14Beginning Wright-Paerson Mah Jongg....................14Wright-Paerson Mah Jongg Refresher.....................14Chess - Learn How to Play..........................................14Chess for Intermediate Level Players.........................14Chess Taccs for the Advanced..................................14Do Sudoku..................................................................15Euchre - Beginning to Intermediate...........................15Intermediate Billiards.................................................15Roulee - Overcome the Odds...................................15Ceramics.................................................................15Ceramics, Beginning...................................................15Ceramic Fun!..............................................................15Clay & Sculpture.....................................................15Introducon to the Clay Studio..................................15Abstract Cue from Picasso.........................................15Arsc Skills - Sculpture.............................................16Boxes and Boles.......................................................16Every Which Way.......................................................16Hand Build Free Form Hollow Sculpture.....................16Hand Building for Beginners......................................16Hand Building Standing Animals................................16Hollow Human Head..................................................16Large Scale Slab Built Poery.....................................16Mulfaceted Boxes.....................................................17Sculpture - Beginning to Classic.................................17Storyteller...................................................................17Throwing Bigger and Beer.......................................17Throwing: Double Up Double Down..........................17Wheel 101..................................................................17Wheel 102..................................................................17Wheel Basics and Beyond..........................................18Dance Lessons........................................................18Jazz - Beginner............................................................18All That Jazz...............................................................18American Step Dance, Beginning Clogging..................18American Step Dance, Intermediate I Clogging..................18American Step Dance, Intermediate II Clogging.................18Argenne Tango - Beginning......................................18Beginning Single Step Swing......................................19Country Western Dance - Beginning..........................19Country Western Dance - Intermediate......................19Flamenco Basics for Beginners...................................19Folk Dance..................................................................19Hula Dance - Beginning..............................................19Lan Dance Fun and Fitness.......................................19Line Dance for Dummies............................................19More Line Dance for Dummies...................................19Line Dance Just for Fun..............................................20Line Dancing 1...........................................................20Line Dancing 2...........................................................20Line Dancing 3...........................................................20Modern Square Dancing ...........................................20Tap - Beginner............................................................20Tap - Intermediate Level............................................20Tap Intermediate/Advanced - Showgirls....................20Register online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 3


Tap Technique - Advanced/Intermediate...................21Food and Beverage.................................................21Cooking with Passion!................................................21Eat Mesquite! An Introducon to the Variees ofMesquite in Green Valley...........................................21Eat that Cactus! Introducing the Fabulous Cane ChollaBud and the Indian Fig...................................................21Harvesng, Juicing and Preparaon of Prickly PearProducts.....................................................................21Keeping it Green with Your Microwave - Part I..........21Keeping it Green with Your Microwave - Part II................21Keeping it Green with Your Microwave Soup to Rice -Part III........................................................................22Keeping it Green with Your Microwave Pung it allTogether - Part IV.......................................................22Wine Appreciaon.....................................................22Gay Paris....................................................................22It’s Not a Sin to Drink Zin...........................................22Northwest Wines.......................................................22Recession Reds and Whites........................................22Wines of South America.............................................22Wines of Spain and Portugal......................................23Health & Fitness.....................................................23A - Z Stretching...........................................................23Step\Floor Aerobics, Beginning..................................23Step Intervals - Intermediate......................................23Aerobics Perfect Interval............................................23Total Boost: A New Way.............................................24Guts and Bus Challenge...........................................24Arthris Aqua Fitness.................................................24Balance and Posture...................................................24Put Your Feet First!.....................................................24Brain Aerobics............................................................24Exercise - Fun and Fitness...........................................24Hoop Dance................................................................25Learn to Swim............................................................25Improve Your Strokes..................................................25Introducon to the Short Game.................................25Intermediate Short Game Golf Class..........................25Introducon to the Full Golf Swing............................25Intermediate Full Swing Golf Class.............................25Introducon to Pickleball 101....................................25Collage for the Soul....................................................26Learn Relaxaon - Meditaon in One Day!.................26Meditaon Basics.......................................................26Master the Medical Care Maze - Own Your Health................26Nutrion for Good Health..........................................26Pilates on the Ball......................................................26Pilates for Healthy Back and Joints............................26Pilates with the Resista Band.....................................27Pilates, Beginner Level Mat.......................................27Pilates, Intermediate Level Mat.................................27Tai Chi Wu Style - Beginning......................................27Tai Chi Wu Style - Connuing.....................................27Gentle Yoga................................................................27Yoga Flow...................................................................27Therapeuc Yoga.......................................................28Hatha Yoga Saguaro - Level I.....................................28Hatha Yoga Saguaro - Level II....................................28Yoga for Beginners.....................................................28Chair Yoga..................................................................28Yoga - Morning Salutaons........................................28Yoga - To Restore and Relieve Stress..........................29Yoga for Back Care - Beginning..................................29Yoga for Back Care - Connuing.................................29Yoga - Level I/II..........................................................29Yoga I .........................................................................29Yoga II........................................................................29Yogacize.....................................................................30Zumba Gold...............................................................30Zumba Gold with Rebecca.........................................30Language Arts and Wring ......................................30Basic Sign Language...................................................30Conversaonal Sign Language...................................30French I......................................................................30French II.....................................................................30French III....................................................................31French Conversaon..................................................31Italian I.......................................................................31Italian II......................................................................31Italian - Conversaon ................................................31The Sounds of Spanish................................................31Spanish - Basics..........................................................31Spanish - Elementary I...............................................31Spanish - Elementary II..............................................31Spanish - Elementary III.............................................31Spanish - Intermediate I.............................................32Spanish - Intermediate II............................................32Spanish - Intermediate III...........................................32Spanish - Advanced I..................................................32Spanish - Advanced II.................................................32Spanish - Advanced III................................................32Espanõl Pracco I......................................................32Espanõl Pracco II.....................................................32Publish Your Book and Papers for Free at AmazonKindle .........................................................................32Reflecve Wring.......................................................32Write Your Life...........................................................33Anyone Can Have Fun Wring...................................33Wring Your Memoir..................................................33Write from the Heart..................................................33Creang an Illustrated Journal...................................33Lapidary..................................................................33Pala Tourmaline Mines - Rare Underground MineTours and Fee Dig for Gems.......................................33Celebrang Arizona’s Centennial...............................34Local Gems & Minerals and a Guide to the 2012Tucson Gem Show......................................................34Pricing Your Gem Artwork - 20 Costs to Consider.......34Archaeology and Gems - Combine Them on YourTravels........................................................................34Basic Wire Wrap Jewelry Class...................................34Beginning Chain Making............................................34Introducon to Fusing Dichroic Jewelry.....................354 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


Kumihimo...................................................................35Lapidary Class............................................................35Metal Forming Seminar..............................................35Silversmithing.............................................................35Silversmithing, Precious Metal Clay (PMC)..................35Lectures..................................................................36Music Lessons.........................................................36Beginning Folk Guitar.................................................36Beginning Folk Guitar II.............................................36Beginning Piano.........................................................36Singing is Fun.............................................................36Instant Piano for Busy People.....................................37How to Play Piano by Ear...........................................37Instant Guitar For Busy People...................................37Instant How to Play Guitar by Ear..............................37Painng & Drawing.................................................37Colorless Creaons: Bringing Black and White to Life.37Combining Pen and Ink with Watercolor....................37Designing for Success.................................................38Drawing for Fun.........................................................38Drawing for Fun - Advanced.......................................38Drawing Out of Your Mind.........................................38Sketching for Beginners..............................................38Pocket Sketching.........................................................38Introducon to Acrylic Painng..................................38Exploring Acrylics.......................................................38Mulple Media - Fume Free.......................................38Oil Painng - Local Color - Landscape........................39Oil Painng - Local Color - Sll Life............................39Oil Painng for Fun....................................................39Oil Painng with the Painter’s Eye Landscape/Seascape....................................................................39Oil Painng with the Painter’s Eye Portrait/Figures..........39Studio Art...................................................................39Teach Me Pastels!.......................................................39Therapeuc Doodling.................................................39The Wonderful World of Watercolor..........................40The Wonderful World of Watercolor II.......................40Watercolor for Beginners...........................................40Watercolor - Intermediate..........................................40Intermediate Watercolor I.........................................40Intermediate Watercolor II........................................40Your Creave Process.................................................40Turtles and Toads.......................................................42The Natural History of Belize......................................42Astronomy - Where are the Bright Stars and Planets?..42Beginning Birdwatching.............................................42Can You Understand Me Now?..................................43Caring for your Desert Landscaping...........................43Growing Vegetables in the Desert..............................43Company Coming?.....................................................43Downsizing and Decluering.....................................43Computer Communicaons........................................43eBay 101: Sell Your Stuff Online at eBay and Other Sites.44Facebook Made Simple ..............................................44Facebook the Next Steps............................................44Genealogy Basics........................................................44Important Computer Tips for EVERYONE...................44Keeping Up With The News.......................................44Manee Movies.........................................................44Night Sky Cosmology..................................................44Night Sky Viewing.......................................................45Oceanography from Space.........................................45Shakespeare 1: Spanning the Centuries.....................45Shakespeare 2: From Winter to Spring.......................45Shakespeare 3: Off the Beaten Path..........................45Shakespeare 4: Long Live the King.............................45The Best in Contemporary Ficon - I..........................45The Best in Contemporary Ficon - II.........................45Tombstone..................................................................46Women’s History Seminar...........................................46Swimnascs............................................................46Trips & Tours...........................................................46Sandhill Cranes and Amerind Foundaon..................46Frank Lloyd Wright at the Phoenix Art Museum........46Canyon Lake Boat Tour on the Apache Trail...............47Tucson Rodeo and Parade Trip...................................47Arizona Diamondbacks Spring Training Baseball Game..47Queen Creek Olive Ranch and Renaissance Fesval Tour.47A Beer Bisbee Tour...................................................47Ramsey Canyon and Sonoita Vineyards Tour.............47What's Happening This Winter/Spring....................48GVR Course Registraon Form................................49GVR Professional Services.......................................52Special Interest.......................................................40A Chemist in the Kitchen............................................40A Journey in Consciousness........................................41A Potpourri of Arsts..................................................41American Poets 1920 - 1970......................................41Amazing Arachnids.....................................................41Arizona’s Mammals....................................................41Land Birds...................................................................41Shorebirds...................................................................41Water Birds.................................................................41Lizards of Southern Arizona........................................41Sensaonal Serpents of Southern Arizona.................42The Dazzling World of Caterpillars.............................42Register online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 5


Major Social CenterOffice HoursThe following major social center offices are open Mondaythrough Friday from 8am to 4pm. Members may purchaseckets, register for programs, or obtain guest or tenant cardsat any of these offices. You may want to keep the followingschedule handy for easy reference.Canoa Hills Social Center – 625-62003660 S. Camino del Sol(Closed 11:30am to 12:30pm)Las Campanas Recreaon Center – 648-7669565 W. Belltower Drive –(Closed 11:30am to 12:30pm)(Open weekends and holidays from 10am to 2pm)East Social Center – 625-46417 South Abrego Drive(Closed 12:30pm to 1:30pm)The following major social center offices are open Mondaythrough Friday. Office hours are from 8am to 1pm. Membersmay purchase ckets, register for programs, or obtain guest ortenant cards at any of these offices.Desert Hills Social Center – 625-52212980 S. Camino del SolSanta Rita Springs – 393-0360921 W. Via Rio FuerteWest Social Center – 625-02881111 S. Via Arcoiris –Remember, Las Campanas is also open on weekends andholidays from 10am-2pm. Now you can register for classes orpurchase ckets seven days a week.Please note: The Member Services Center, located at 1070 Callede las Casitas, is open from 8am to 4pm Monday through Friday.If you would like to obtain a membership card or if you have anyquesons regarding your dues, please contact our office at (520)625-3440 extension 7220.Facility AbbreviationsABNAbrego NorthABSAbrego SouthCP1 Casa Paloma 1CP2 Casa Paloma 2CHCanoa HillsCRCanoa RanchCVConnental VistaDHDesert HillsLCLas CampanasMVMadera VistaSRSSanta Rita SpringsWCWest CenterACACAcacia RoomAGAVAgave RoomAMADOAmado RoomANZAAnza RoomARTArt RoomAUDAuditoriumBILLBilliards RoomCERCeramicsCTWDCoonwood RoomCRUZSanta Cruz RoomCYPRCypress RoomECEast CenterFSTAFiesta RoomGAMEGame RoomHANDHandbuildingIRWDIronwoodJNPRJuniper RoomKITCHKitchenLAPLapidaryLNGELoungeMNTYMonterey RoomMSQTMesquite RoomOCOTOcollo RoomPARKParking LotPVRPalo Verde RoomRECRecreaon RoomRM1 Room 1RM2 Room 2RMARoom ARMBRoom BRMCRoom CSAGSaguaro RoomSCPTSculpture RoomSTUStudioTCTennis CourtsWHLWheel RoomLooking for something new?This symbol idenfies the latest addions to our WinterCatalog selecon. We are pleased to be offering a varietyof new classes, as well as connuing favorites. Remember,members may now register online. Please visit us at www.gvrec.org.6 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


Registration ProceduresGVR Now Offers FOUR Convenient Ways toRegister!On-LineOnline registraon will begin at 8am onMonday, December 12th. Remember, youmust have your GVR number and PIN available inorder to access your account online. Below aresome basic steps to help you with the process:1. Visit us at www.gvrec.org, and click the “OnlineRegistraon” tab at the top right of the screen2. Once inside the system, simply follow theinstrucons to access your account and registerfor classes.3. GVR uses a third party to handle transacons,and members will be charged a "conveniencefee" for this service. The fee is a percentage ofthe total.There is a “Help Desk” available online shouldyou need further assistance. Classes that offerdiscounted fees for mulple registraons are notavailable for online registraons.Walk-InWalk-in registraon begins at 8am on Monday,December 12th at all open major social centers.Please bring your completed registraon form(along with payment) and your GVR card.Mail-InMembers may mail in their registraon forms assoon as class catalogs are available; however, mailinregistraons will not be processed unl aerthe inial walk-in traffic has been accommodated.Please fill out the form completely and includepayment. Be sure to include a current telephonenumber where you may be reached if necessary.Mail your registraon and payment to: GreenValley Recreaon, Inc., An: Member ServicesDepartment Class Registraons, PO Box 586, GreenValley, AZ 85622. Please do not send cash throughthe mail!Phone-InRegistraons will be accepted over the phonebeginning at 8am on Tuesday, December 13th atall open major social centers. Please provide yourname, GVR number and the course number(s) youare interested in. We accept Visa and MasterCardcredit and debit cards.• Early registraon is encouraged. GVR contactsinstructors several days prior to the class startdate to nofy them of registraon numbers. Byregistering early, we are able to give instructorsan accurate count, and possibly avoidcancellaon due to low enrollment.• Please completely fill out the registraonform. Use a separate registraon form for eachperson.• For your convenience, we accept cash, checks,and credit/debit cards (Visa and Mastercard).Please do not send cash through the mail.• Mail-in registraons: If a class you areregistering for is full, you will automacallybe placed on a wait list and contacted. Wewill either return your check, or credit thedifference (if you are registering for mulpleclasses). Please do not aend the class unlessyou are nofied by a GVR staff member thatthere is an opening.Class Withdrawal andRefund Procedures• Classes may be cancelled by GVR due to lackof enrollment, instructor illness, or otherunforeseen circumstances. If a class youare enrolled in is cancelled, we will nofyyou immediately and you will be given theopportunity to change to another class, oryou will receive a full refund. If you registeredonline and paid the convenience fee this willalso be refunded.• Full refunds will be issued on any class ifregistraon is cancelled by the member five(5) business days prior to the class start date.Online convenience fees will not be refundedin the event the student withdraws from aclass. Those wishing to withdraw four (4) or lessbusiness days prior to the class start date (notincluding the day the class meets) will receivea refund, minus a $5 withdrawal fee for eachclass. Refunds will not be offered the day theclass starts.• If you are unable to aend a class you haveregistered for, please nofy GVR as soon aspossible. This allows us to accommodatemembers on a waing list.• In the event that a class you are interested in isfull, you may choose to be placed on a wainglist and nofied by a GVR staff member if a spotbecomes available.Register online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 7


• If you paid by cash or check, you will receivea refund check in the mail. If you paid withVisa or MasterCard, the refund amount will becredited back to your card.• Please allow up to fieen (15) business days foryour refund to be processed.Non-member Registration PolicyWelcome to Green Valley Recreaon. We hopeyou enjoy your learning experience with us. Pleaseremember, our goal is to offer leisure, socialand educaonal classes that will expand yourknowledge and talent to levels higher than youever thought possible! We offer knowledgeableand friendly staff and instructors, state-of-the-artequipment, and classrooms to make your learningexperience most enjoyable. Courses in Ceramics,Clay Studio and Lapidary are unavailable to nonmembers.For non-GVR members:• Registraon must be completed in person at amajor social center office (see page 6 for officehours and locaons).• Registraon opens two weeks prior to thestart date of the course. Please note that notall courses are available to non-members andmany courses fill quickly.• The course fee is $10 higher for non-GVRmembers.• Non-members will receive a “Class Pass” uponregistraon and must acknowledge, in wring,that they will adhere to GVR policies andprocedures while aending courses.• Pre-registraon is required (no drop-ins).Refund Policy for ToursDue to the necessity of the tour company toarrange ahead of me and pre-pay for busaccommodaons, admission ckets and meals, norefunds will be issued aer the date stated on thereservaon confirmaon.Arts & CraftsA Touch of Beads Kumihimo BraceletTake your Kumihimo cord to the next level by braidingwith beads. Learn to accent a braided cord with beads to makea bracelet. Learn finishing techniques. Important: Prerequisitefor this class is basic Kumihimo experience. Project should becompleted in class, however minimal finishing work may berequired on your own. All materials are supplied. Material fee of$30.00 is payable to instructor at beginning of class. SUPPLY LISTof tools given at registraon.Instructor: Annelle FletcherFee: Member $45/Non-member $55 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24426 1/28 Sa 12-4PM LC-CTWDBasic Bead Embroidered CabochonSurround a stone cabochon with a beaded bezel using needleand thread then finish as a pin or pendant. You will learn thebasic backstch, simple embellishment and my own finishingtechnique. Project should be completed in class, howeverminimal finishing work may be required on your own. Allmaterials are supplied and no experience is necessary. Materialfee of $20.00 is payable to instructor at beginning of class.SUPPLY LIST of tools given at registraon.Instructor: Annelle FletcherFee: Member $30/Non-member $40 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24429 1/14 Sa 12-4PM LC-CTWDCaptured Mul-strand NecklaceString a mul-strand necklace using seed and focal beads.Seed bead strands are captured to create a unique look. You willlearn to finish your necklace using cones and wire wrap. Projectshould be completed in class, however minimal finishing workmay be required on your own. Basic beading and wire wrapexperience is helpful but not required. All materials are supplied.Material fee of $35.00 is payable to instructor at beginning ofclass. SUPPLY LIST of tools given at registraon.Instructor: Annelle FletcherFee: Member $45/Non-member $55 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24432 3/24 Sa 12-4PM LC-CTWDCovered with Beads Kumihimo BraceletTake your Kumihimo cords to another level by braidingwith beads. Learn to add beads to completely cover a braidedcord to make a bracelet. Learn finishing techniques. Important:Prerequisite for this class is basic Kumihimo experience. Projectshould be completed in class, however minimal finishing workmay be required on your own. All materials are supplied.Material fee of $35.00 is payable to instructor at beginning ofclass. SUPPLY LIST of tools given at registraon.Instructor: Annelle FletcherFee: Member $45/Non-member $55 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24427 2/25 Sa 12-4PM LC-CTWD8 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


Freeform Beaded Wire Work PendantUse beads to fill a wire frame you make in class, then cra a bail tocomplete creang a beauful pendant that is ready to wear. Projectshould be completed in class, however minimal finishing work may berequired on your own. All materials are supplied and no experience isnecessary. Material fee of $25.00 is payable to instructor at beginningof class. SUPPLY LIST of tools given at registraon.Instructor: Annelle FletcherFee: Member $35/Non-member $45 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24428 3/10 Sa 12-4PM LC-CTWDRuffled Bead Embroidered CabochonSurround a stone cabochon with a beaded ruffle bezel usingneedle and thread then finish as pin or pendant. You willlearn the basic backstch, peyote stch, and ruffle stch,embellishment and finishing. Project should be completedin class, however minimal finishing work may be required onyour own. All materials are supplied, no experience necessary.Material fee of $23.00 is payable to instructor at beginning ofclass. SUPPLY LIST of tools given at registraon.Instructor: Annelle FletcherFee: Member $35/Non-member $45 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24431 2/11 Sa 12-4PM LC-CTWDTechniques in Bead WeavingThis is a beginning workshop for new Bead Weavers. Studentslearn a basic peyote stch and how to aach a buon/toggleclosure. Thread choices, adding and knong thread, bead typesand numerous other ps will be discussed. This is a prerequisitefor future weaving classes. Future beading classes will requireFire Line Beading Thread. This can be purchased at Jay’s ofTucson, or instructor will have for purchase. Most materialssupplied, material fee of $18 paid to instructor at class. SUPPLYLIST given at registraon.Instructor: Jackie KnightFee: Member $35/Non-member $45 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24437 1/7 Sa 12-4PM LC-CTWDAlternang Brick Stch Chain BraceletCombinaons of two different beads and embellishmentscreates a bracelet that everyone will admire! There will beseveral color choices. This project may require minimal finishingwork at home. Prerequisite: Techniques in Bead Weaving or beadweaving experience. Material fee of $23 is payable to instructorat class. SUPPLY LIST given at registraon.Instructor: Jackie KnightFee: Member $35/Non-member $45 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24444 3/3 Sa 12-4PM LC-CTWDPeyote Wave BraceletThis peyote stch will teach you how to merge differentsizes and shapes of beads to create a bracelet with color andstyle! There will be several color choices. This project may requireminimal finishing work at home. Prerequisite: Techniques inBead Weaving or bead weaving experience. Material fee of $25 ispayable to instructor at class. SUPPLY LIST given at registraon.Instructor: Jackie KnightFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24442 2/18 Sa 12-4PM LC-CTWDSimple Spiral BraceletThe spiral stch is a great way to use beads of different shapes,sizes and colors to create a whimsical bracelet! You will learnwhich beads are good for core beads along with which beads fittogether for spiraling. This project may require minimal finishingwork at home. Prerequisite: Techniques in Beadweaving. Materialfee $25 paid to instructor at class includes all materials exceptFireline Beading Thread. SUPPLY LIST given at registraon.Instructor: Jackie KnightFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24438 1/21 Sa 12-4PM LC-CTWDSweet and Simple BraceletA combinaon of bugles, with magnatama feature beadsmakes this bracelet very whimsical. Prerequisite: Techniques inBead Weaving or bead weaving experience. Material fee of $25 ispayable to instructor at class. SUPPLY LIST given at registraon.Instructor: Jackie KnightFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24441 3/17 Sa 12-4PM LC-CTWDTriangle Weave BraceletThis paern makes a beauful bracelet, along with a creavepicot trim. There will be a variety of colors to choose from.This project may require minimal finishing work at home.Prerequisite: Techniques in Bead Weaving. Material fee of $23payable to instructor at class includes beads, but not FirelineBeading Thread which can be purchased at Jay’s of Tucson orfrom instructor. SUPPLY LIST given at registraon.Instructor: Jackie KnightFee: Member $35/Non-member $45 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24439 2/4 Sa 12-4PM LC-CTWDFind a Mistake?It is our policy to include something foreveryone. Since some people like to finderrors, we regularly include a few in ourpublicaons to meet this need.Register online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 9


Techniques in BeadstringingThe classes offered are a series of three classes; Techniques isthe first. Learn to knot between beads, simple stringing andmul-strands. Learn when to use silk or nylon threads, wire orchain, depending on the type of beads. Learn to make durable,long-lasng and marketable jewelry. It is highly recommendedthat members take the Bead Working Classes in sequence.You do not complete anything in this class except knowledgeto complete projects on your own. Take all three classes inthe series and you will be able to create a variety of beaufuljewelry. Bring a lunch or snack, shoe box lid and note pad.Instructor: Shannon HarrisonFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24305 1/12 Th 10AM-2PM MV-REC24306 2/16 Th 10AM-2PM MV-REC24307 3/8 Th 10AM-2PM MV-RECWire Working with BeadsThis is the second class in the bead series. Learn the art of wirewrapping with beads to create earrings, necklaces, bracelets andanklets. Create your own clasps, Rosaries, eye glass chains andmuch more (this is not a stone-wrapping class). We recommendtaking the Beadworking Classes in sequence. Creave BeadWorkshop follows this class. Bring a lunch or snack, shoe box lidand note pad. Call instructor for more informaon and supply listPRIOR TO CLASS: 323-7978.Instructor: Shannon HarrisonFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24308 1/19 Th 10AM-2PM MV-REC24309 2/23 Th 10AM-2PM MV-REC24310 3/15 Th 10AM-2PM MV-RECCreave Bead WorkshopThis is the third class in the series. In this class, you can use theknowledge you gained in the basic and wire wrapping coursesto work on and complete your more difficult projects withinstructor assistance. Call instructor PRIOR TO CLASS for moreinformaon and a supply list: 323-7978. Bring a lunch or snack.Supply list depends on desired projects. It is recommended, butnot a prerequisite, to take the Beadworking Classes in sequence.Instructor: Shannon HarrisonFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24311 1/26 Th 10AM-2PM MV-REC24312 3/1 Th 10AM-2PM MV-REC24313 3/22 Th 10AM-2PM MV-RECBlake Higgins Fabric PainngPainng with fabric paints on student’s own garment. Must haveprevious fabric painng experience. This year’s project is "PreyWoman." $3 paint fee payable to instructor at class.Instructor: Joan Blake Higgins CelluraFee: Member $25/Non-member $35 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24868 2/25 Sa 8:45AM-1PM DH-ARTFabric Painng Made EasyWant to paint a bunny on a T-Shirt for Easter? Want tocover up a spot on your favorite jeans? Don’t you just love thosehand-painted place mats with lovely flowers or hummingbirdsor cute lile criers? You too can create beauful designson fabric! Join the fun and learn the tricks! $15 material feeincludes paints and project. Or you can bring your own project(jeans, t-shirt, etc) for a reduced material fee.Instructor: Marie SckfordFee: Member $36/Non-member $46 Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24953 3/5-12 M 2-4PM EC-ARTColor Out, Color In WorkshopEnjoy the approach of taking color out of fabric by variousdischarge and bleach methods using thermo fax screens,brushwork, shibori and stencils, then adding new colors anddesigns to create excing unusual imagery. Simple methods andtools will be used for surprising results. Most materials, includingfabric, are included in the $25 material fee paid to instructor atclass. SUPPLY LIST given at registraon. Bring a lunch.Instructor: Elsa SreenivasamFee: Member $60/Non-member $70 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24886 3/10 Sa 8:30AM-2PM DH-ARTPrinng on Fabric I: Creang ImagesThis workshop is for all levels. It offers an opportunity toexplore endless possibilies for creang unique fabric design.Methods such as thermofax screens, woodblocks from India,texture rubbings and stencils can be used and combined to produceimaginave effects. Most tools, materials, color medium and somefabric are included in the $25 material fee paid to instructor at class.SUPPLY LIST will be given at registraon. Bring a lunch.Instructor: Elsa SreenivasamFee: Member $60/Non-member $70 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24887 3/3 Sa 8:30AM-2PM DH-ARTPrinng on Fabric II: Varied ApproachesThis workshop is for all levels, but for those who havetaken Prinng on Fabric I, it will add new perspecves andthemes. Methods such as thermofax screens, woodblocks fromIndia, texture rubbings, and stencils can be used and combinedto produce imaginave effects. Most tools, materials, colormedia and some fabric are included in the $25 material fee paidto instructor at class. SUPPLY LIST given at registraon. Bring alunch. Discounted fee if you took Prinng on Fabric I. This courseunavailable for online registraon.Instructor: Elsa SreenivasamFee: Member $60/$50/ Non-member $10 more Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24888 3/17 Sa 8:30AM-2PM DH-ART10 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


Create a Spirit DollLearn how to create your own spirit doll using fabric, lace, beads,feathers, raffia, leather, buons, jewelry and other natural driedplants from the desert. All supplies are provided. Come preparedto have fun, discover your hidden talents, and tap into yourcreavity. Material fee of $5 paid to instructor at class.Instructor: Sandra ParkerFee: Member $15/Non-member $25 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24957 1/12 Th 9AM-12PM LC-CTWD24958 2/9 Th 9AM-12PM LC-CTWD24959 3/8 Th 9AM-12PM LC-CTWD24960 4/24 Tu 1-4PM LC-CTWDDeconstrucve Silk ScreeningDeconstrucve silk screening is a process by which texturesimprinted in dried thickened dye gradually dissolve causing eachprint of the silk screen to change. The result is an intricatelypaerned cloth. Students will learn the basics of using a silkscreen and the many variaons of deconstrucve silk screeningto create wonderful layers of color and paern. A $20 supplyfee includes all the dyes, auxiliary ingredients for the dyes andstudent booklet. Due to purchase of supplies, last day to registeris 3/8. SUPPLY LIST available at registraon.Instructor: Susan ElFee: Member $65/Non-member $75 Classes: 3CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25052 3/19-4/2 M 9AM-12PM EC-ARTDyeing with Fiber Reacve DyesExplore the wonderful world of dyeing while learning how tocreate vibrant hues and mix rich colors. Students will learn lowwaterimmersion dyeing; Shibori (fabric manipulaons) to createinteresng paerns on fabric; painng with dyes; prinng, stencilingand silk screening with thicken dyes; and using different types ofresists. A $20 material fee includes all the dyes used in class, two 15"x 60" silk scarves and an extensive student booklet (approximately40 pages). SUPPLY LIST available at registraon. Due to purchase ofsupplies, last day to register is 2/16.Instructor: Susan ElFee: Member $65/Non-member $75 Classes: 3CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25051 2/27-3/12 M 9AM-12PM EC-ARTDesert Magic T-ShirtsTake a black T-shirt, make a stencil, add a bleach soluon andproduce a one of a kind "Magic" T-shirt. Learn how to makeshirts for yourself or gis for all ages and genders using adischarge dye process. This is truly a sensaonal project. This isa class for anyone, and has no prerequisite. Materials to bring: Ablack coon T-shirt (at least 95% coon), an apron or old clothesfor protecon, and rubber gloves if you are sensive to bleach.Cost of class includes all other materials.Instructor: Susanne PhillipsFee: Members $27/Non-members $37 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24661 1/7 Sa 9AM-12PM MV-REC24662 2/7 Tu 9AM-12PM CPII-REC24663 3/6 Tu 9AM-12PM ABN-REC24664 4/7 Sa 9AM-12PM CPII-RECEaster Holiday Project FunFun shaped wooden boxes you can decorate and fill withEaster candy, glass candy bowls, ceramic knick knacks, handpainted cloth napkins or even a hand painted Easter apron aresome of the projects you may choose from in this special Easterproject class. Material fee of $10, paid to instructor at firstsession, includes everything you will need to complete a lovelyEaster project for yourself or to give as a treasured gi. Two funfilled sessions!Instructor: Marie SckfordFee: Member $36/Non-member $46 Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24952 3/19-26 M 2-4PM EC-ARTFun with Wood!Birdhouses, treasure boxes, wall plaques, door hangers,frames, serving trays, toys and more! Fun wood projects foryou to create. Learn my "Cheater Method" to paint cute art onor even personalize some great treasures! Lile or no pungtogether. Two sessions includes all supplies and projects. $10material fee to be paid to instructor at first session.Instructor: Marie SckfordFee: Member $36/Non-member $46 Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24951 2/20-27 M 2-4PM EC-ARTFun ChimesLearn to shape and bend copper and colored wire into creaveforms adding glass beads and a bell to create a unique hangingFun Chime that won’t annoy your neighbor. You will learn to usewire bending pliers and jigs to create basic wire wrapped glassas well as Celc knots and spirals and marble cages to embellishyour creaon. No prior beading or wire wrapping experiencenecessary. This is not a jewelry wire wrapping class. If you havequesons about required pliers, please call the instructor at399-9133. SUPPLY LIST given at registraon. Material fee of $20collected first day of class for all wire, beads and bell.Instructor: Linda TouzeauFee: Member $30/Non-member $40 Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24889 1/13-20 F 12-4PM CR-AMADO24657 3/12-19 M 12-4PM MV-RECGourd Art FundamentalsLearn to clean and decorate gourds with paint, dye anddecorave materials such as leather, feathers and botanicals.SUPPLY LIST and cleaning instrucons available upon registraon.GOURD MUST BE CLEANED PRIOR TO FIRST CLASS. Esmatedsupply cost: $25 +.Instructor: Diane WestFee: Member $60/Non-member $70 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25008 1/5-26 Th 1-4PM CR-AMADO25009 2/14-3/6 Tu 1-4PM EC-ART25010 3/8-29 Th 1-4PM LC-IRWDRegister online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 11


It’s Just Paint: Classic - Tuscan - MetallicsIn just one session, learn a fast and easy method to enhance yourTuscan/Old World or Shabby Chic decor. Your neighbors will thinkyou spent thousands. Our secret will be that a special roller createdthis look. This same roller does a stone-like look such as marble,traverne or granite - and it’s just paint! Discover the secret tohaving walls look "aged" and how to make faux le. Take homesamples of each look. Visit twistonwalls.com. and justonceclasses.com. Course fee discounted if taking two Faux classes same day. A$29 required kit includes a custom roller, split tray pan and DVD. Ifyou have aended before, bring your old kit. Bring a paint shirt. Thiscourse unavailable for online registraon.Instructor: Linda CoffmanFee: Member $30/$25 /Non-member $10 more Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24754 1/14 Sa 9:30AM-12PM EC-ART24755 2/18 Sa 9:30AM-12PM EC-ARTIt’s Just Paint: Suede - Rusc - ModernWant to achieve a so blend of colors on your wall? There is aneasier, faster way than ragging or sponging by using a specialwool roller and glaze. Come and learn from a professional fauxpainter, who shows beginners "ulcer-free" ways to having anoffice look like leather, how to have Western or Southwesternwalls, contemporary and children’s rooms. Learn how "drybrushing" can change "ordinary" to "rusc." Bring a paint shirt.Warning: your neighbors may ask you to do their walls! Coursefee discounted if taking two Faux classes same day. A requiredmaterials fee of $29 will be collected in class for the painng kit(including a DVD). If you aended the Metallics/Tuscan/Graniteclass, you sll need this kit as it has a different roller and DVD.This course unavailable for online registraon.Instructor: Linda CoffmanFee: Member $30/$25/Non-member $10 more Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24756 1/14 Sa 1-3:30PM EC-ART24757 2/18 Sa 1-3:30PM EC-ARTPolymer Clay - BeginningPolymer clay is an excing hobby that allows you to explore yourarsc talents in an easy medium at home. Learn how to workwith polymer clay, the different types (Fimo, Sculpy, Kato andPremo), the tools available and how to use them, how to mixcolors, make a skinner blend, jellyroll, bullet cane, milefori canes,to roll different sizes and shapes of beads, to create texture, andimitaon stone looks such as turquoise, or jade. Learn how tomake your own beads and embellishments for jewelry, gourddecoraon, and home decoraon. All baking of beads will bedone by class parcipants at home. Material fee $25 paid toinstructor at class. SUPPLY LIST given at registraon. Bring a sacklunch and beverage.Instructor: Susanne PhillipsFee: Member $55/Non-member $65 Classes: 3CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24666 1/6-20 F 8:30AM-2:30PM MV-REC24686 3/5-19 M 8:30AM-2:30PM ABS-RECPolymer Clay - IntermediatePolymer clay is an excing hobby that allows you to exploreyour arsc talents in an easy medium at home. Prerequisite,compleon of beginners class or basic knowledge of Polymer Clay.This is the second in the series, and we will learn how to buildon the skills we learned in the beginning class to produce moreintricate canes, including how to make and use Mokume Ganes.We will learn to use the extruder to produce faces and intricatecanes to make flowers and brooches as well as how to addinclusions and many mixed-media enhancements, texture platesand stamps. All baking of beads will be done by class parcipantsat home. Material fee of $25 paid to instructor at class. SUPPLYLIST given at registraon. Bring a lunch and beverage.Instructor: Susanne PhillipsFee: Member $55/Non-member $65 Classes: 3CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24687 2/3-17 F 8:30AM-2:30PM MV-RECPolymer Clay - AdvancedPolymer clay is an excing hobby that allows you toexplore your arsc talents in an easy medium at home. Thisis the third in the series, and we will extend our skills and learnhow to pack a cane to make intricate kaleidoscope canes andface canes. We will make our own molds and use them tomake a name tag. We will learn how to sculpt a simple figure,how to use inclusions to make word stones, magnets, earringsand voves. We will learn how to make and use transfers indifferent mediums. This is an excing extension of your PC skills.All baking of beads will be done by class parcipants at home.Material fee of $25 paid to instructor at class. SUPPLY LIST givenat registraon. Bring a lunch and beverage.Instructor: Susanne PhillipsFee: Member $45/Non-member $55 Classes: 3CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24688 1/9-23 M 9AM-2PM CPI-REC24689 3/2-16 F 9AM-2PM MV-RECRubber Stamptasc 1 - Tri-Shuer CardsMake a unique and fun mulple folded card that your friends willenjoy receiving! You will receive a template. Supplies: Various solidand coordinang paern card stocks, white card stock, stampsof a theme (ex. birthday), adhesive, inks, coloring mediums,scissors, paper trimmer, bone folder, and any embellishments youdesire. I will have card stocks available for sale if needed. If youhave enough paper you will be able to make more than 1 card.Quesons on materials call instructor at 240-9258.Instructor: Carol NorbyFee: Member $14/Non-member $24 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24964 1/11 W 1-3PM DH-ART12 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


Rubber Stamptasc 2 - Easel CardsCreate a fun card that stands up like an art easel! Fun, easy, andgreat for giving! Supplies: Various solid and coordinang paerncard stocks, white card stock, stamps of a theme (ex. birthday),adhesive, inks, coloring mediums, scissors, paper trimmer, bonefolder, and any embellishments you desire. I will have card stocksavailable for sale if needed. If you have enough paper you willbe able to make more than 1 card. Quesons on materials callinstructor at 240-9258.Instructor: Carol NorbyFee: Member $14/Non-member $24 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24965 1/25 W 1-3PM DH-ARTRubber Stamptasc 3 - Side Step CardsMake a 3 dimensional card of mul folds that stands up! Great forscenery-type cards. Template will be available. Supplies: Varioussolid and coordinang paern card stocks, white card stock, stampsof a theme (ex. birthday), adhesive, inks, coloring mediums, scissors,paper trimmer, bone folder, and any embellishments you desire. Iwill have card stocks available for sale if needed. If you have enoughpaper you will be able to make more than 1 card. Quesons onmaterials call instructor at 240-9258.Instructor: Carol NorbyFee: Member $14/Non-member $24 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24966 2/8 W 1-3PM DH-ARTRubber Stamptasc 4 - Middle Step CardsCreate a fun mulfold card similar to the Side Step card but witha twist. Template will be available. Supplies: Various solid andcoordinang paern card stocks, white card stock, stamps of atheme (ex. birthday), adhesive, inks, coloring mediums, scissors,paper trimmer, bone folder, and any embellishments youdesire. I will have card stocks available for sale if needed. If youhave enough paper you will be able to make more than 1 card.Quesons on materials call instructor at 240-9258.Instructor: Carol NorbyFee: Member $14/Non-member $24 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24967 2/22 W 1-3PM DH-ARTRubber Stamptasc 5 - Spring Fold andDouble Diamond Fold CardsHave fun making more dimensional cards that really POP!Template will be available. Supplies: Various solid andcoordinang paern card stocks, white card stock, stamps of atheme (ex. birthday), adhesive, inks, coloring mediums, scissors,paper trimmer, bone folder, and any embellishments youdesire. I will have card stocks available for sale if needed. If youhave enough paper you will be able to make more than 1 card.Quesons on materials call instructor at 240-9258.Instructor: Carol NorbyFee: Member $14/Non-member $24 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24968 3/14 W 1-3PM DH-ARTSecrets of Glass PainngThere are lile secrets to painng on glass that make it fun andeasy. Learn my "Cheater Method" in just two classes. Come andcreate some great glass projects such as serving plates, mugs,vases, sugar bowls, and more. Learn how to create great handpainteditems for you or for gi giving. Learn how to personalizethem. Many glass pieces to choose from. Material fee of $10,paid to instructor at first session, includes everything you willneed, including the glassware.Instructor: Marie SckfordFee: Member $36/Non-member $46 Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24950 2/6-13 M 2-4PM EC-ARTSecrets of Wine Glass PainngCreate your own lovely set of hand-painted wine glasses! Injust two fun sessions you create two wine glasses and learn my"Cheater Method" of how to connue to create great handpaintedglasses for you or gi giving. I can help you personalizethem if you want. They make great gis, especially for weddingsor anniversaries. Material fee $10 paid to instructor at first classincludes all supplies including wine glasses.Instructor: Marie SckfordFee: Member $36/Non-member $46 Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24948 1/9-16 M 2-4PM EC-ARTShoe PainngThis is an excing class which will teach you how to transformyour new or old shoes into a one of a kind art showpiece. Thisis the newest trend in recycling. You will learn how to clean andprep the shoes, how to choose color and design, what the bestproducts are available, and how to protect and preserve theshoe. Bring one or 2 pairs of shoes/boots (preferably leather butcan be canvas or man-made material). Wear old clothes andbring latex surgical gloves if desired. Material fee $25 Includespaints, brushes, and other tools paid to instructor at class.Instructors: Susanne Phillips and Vickie JoyFee: Member $50/Non-member $60 Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24658 1/10-12 Tu,Th 1-4PM CPII-REC24659 2/4-11 Sa 1-4PM MV-REC24660 3/13-15 Tu,Th 1-4PM CPII-RECSwedish Weaving on Monk’s ClothCreate a beaufully designed Lap Throw, Table Runner orSampler (Holiday if preferred) by using Swedish weavingtechnique. No loom or prior experience is necessary, althoughminimal machine sewing is necessary for preparaon andfinishing. In this class you will learn how and where to purchaseyour fabric, measure your yarn accurately and read a paernfrom a graph. If you are able to thread a large sewing needle andcount to 6, you will be able to create your own beauful items.SUPPLY LIST. MUST HAVE FABRIC PREPARED FOR FIRST CLASS.Call for instrucons 229-1431. There is an addional fee forsupplies purchased from instructor.Instructor: Verna CastoroFee: Member $65/Non-member $75Classes:6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24874 1/20-2/24 F 1-3PM LC-CTWDRegister online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 13


Cards & GamesBeginning BridgeLearn the basics of playing bridge. This is a class for new playersand those coming back to bridge who want to learn modernmethods. Each class will have a lesson and related play of hand.$8 for book paid to instructor at first class.Instructor: Bill HackbarthFee: Member $65/Non-member $75 Classes: 5CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24291 2/1-29 W 9:30AM-12PM LC-CTWDBridge IIThis class is NOT for new players. You will learn staymen, jacobytransfers and jacoby two no trump, stressing play of the handwhich is the second step in learning bridge.Instructor: Bill HackbarthFee: Member $65/Non-member $75 Classes: 5CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25099 1/31-2/28 Tu 9:30AM-12PM LC-CTWDBridge IIIThis class is NOT for new players. You will learn compevebidding, doubles and play of the hand. $8 for book paid toinstructor at first class.Instructor: Bill HackbarthFee: Member $60/Non-member $70 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25100 3/6-27 Tu 9:30AM-12PM LC-CTWDMah Jongg for Beginners - NaonalThis is an introductory course to the popular game of MahJongg. A Naonal Mah Jongg League card is needed and will beavailable from the instructor at a cost of $7 during the first classmeeng. Beginners should plan to aend the first two sessionsto learn the basics of playing Naonal (American) Mah Jongg.Instructor: Jane Andrews HeddenFee: Member $60/Non-member $70 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24761 1/9-26 M,Th 9-11:30AM EC-GAME24768 1/31-2/17 Tu,F 9-11:30AM EC-GAMEBeginning Wright-Paerson Mah JonggLearn a game for years of enjoyment with new friends. First classwe will discuss the Mah Jongg set, basic terminology and Wright-Paerson specific terminology, plus game preparaon rulesand pracce. The remaining classes will include a short review,addional terminology and rules, plus increasingly advancedplay. The small class size and personalized assistance provide anon-threatening learning experience. First class, bring $5 cash(no checks) for required current Rules Book, $5 cash for oponalcurrent Visual Aid Book.Instructor: Lois WilhelmFee: Member $60/Non-member $70 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24852 1/12-2/16 Th 9AM-12PM LC-ACACWright-Paerson Mah Jongg RefresherWright-Paerson Mah Jongg players: Could you use a refresheron the fine points of scoring and on using pungs and kongs?Naonal players: Are you curious about these major differencesbetween the two versions? Come to this workshop where handsonexercises will be used to reinforce the concepts.Instructor: Lois WilhelmFee: Member $9/Non-member $19 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24853 2/14 Tu 9-11AM LC-ACACChess - Learn How to PlayNo prior knowledge of chess is necessary for this beginning class.Chess combines relaxaon with true intellectual exercise. For themany who try to learn on their own but oen fail, this class willprovide a way to learn the game that will avoid discouragementand spending unnecessary me and effort with poor results. Tryit - you’ll like it! Supplies required: a chess set and board whichwill be discussed at first class. Men and women welcome.Instructor: Jimmie Howard ClarkFee: Member $35/Non-member $45 Classes: 9CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24554 1/11-3/7 W 6-8PM EC-GAMEChess for Intermediate Level PlayersA playing knowledge of Chess or compleon of the BeginningChess class is required for this class. Intermediate students oenwonder which pieces to move in the opening or middle game,having lile knowledge of chess fundamentals. Most chess booksdiscuss what to learn but say lile about the method of learning.Visualizing the enre board is essenal. A chess player canprogress only by coordinang study with pracce. This courseis designed to take you past the elementary stage in chess byteaching you basic strategic and taccal fundamentals. Suppliesrequired: a Staunton design chess set and board. Men andwomen welcome.Instructor: Jimmie Howard ClarkFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 10CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24555 1/9-3/12 M 6-8PM EC-GAMEChess Taccs for the AdvancedThis course is for players with a good understanding of Chessor who have completed the Chess for Intermediate LevelPlayer class and are striving to improve and reach a higherlevel. Learning middle game taccal techniques, includingcombinaons, is an efficient way to rapidly improve yourchess play. The method used will present certain fundamentalchallenges to the student. We will then repeatedly combinenew ideas with familiar ones, thereby broadening the student’sknowledge while simultaneously reinforcing previous knowledge.Men and women welcome. Supplies required: a Staunton designchess set and board.Instructor: Jimmie Howard ClarkFee: Member $45/Non-member $55 Classes: 10CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24556 1/12-3/15 Th 6-8PM EC-GAME14 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


Do SudokuHow to start Sudoku, if you can’t get a "live one," go for a "double!"Instructor teaches "easy" and "medium" levels. Everyone will goat different speeds, but we will start together with "easy." WorkSudoku every day! SUPPLY LIST given at registraon.Instructor: Paula BowmanFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25058 2/13-22 M,W 9-10AM CPII-RECEuchre - Beginning to IntermediateEuchre is one of the best strategic card games. Only 5 cardsare used per player but the possible combinaons of plays areinfinite. Once Euchre is learned, it is a wonderful pasme.Instructor: Paul McCrearyFee: Member $30/Non-member $40 Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25005 2/20-27 M 10AM-12PM CPI-REC25012 3/8-15 Th 1-3PM CR-AMADOIntermediate BilliardsThis class is for experienced players who can run at least 3 ballsin a row. Dr. Yulish will help you improve your game as he givesgroup and individualized instrucon. Topics covered will dependupon the group, but will center around: improving your stroke,posion playing, caroms, banking, English and combinaons ofthe above.Instructor: Samuel YulishFee: Member $20/Non-member $30 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24860 1/26-2/16 Th 4-5PM WC-BILLRoulee - Overcome the OddsThe instructor explains the whys and wherefores of a roulee systemthat proves to work about 80% of the me. The math and logic areexplained, then the students pracce for the rest of the me.Instructor: Paul McCrearyFee: Member $35/Non-member $45 Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25006 2/9-16 Th 10AM-12PM EC-GAME25007 3/5-12 M 10AM-12PM EC-GAMECeramicsCeramics, BeginningThis course is a prerequisite for joining the Ceramics Club.Students will learn how to prepare Greenware, bisque, applyundercoats and glazes, along with other techniques. Students willcomplete 3 projects, included in the materials fee, to take home.Materials fee of $25 is payable to the Ceramics Club and due onthe first day of class. Students must be able to aend all 6 classes.Please bring notepad, pen and apron to protect clothing.Instructors: Karen Brumm and Lisa CrossleyFee: Member $40/Non-member N/A Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24940 1/18-2/22 W 8:30-11:30AM DH-CERCeramic Fun!Ever want to just paint a fun Ceramic project? Then this isthe class for you! No muss, no fuss. Just come and choose yourprojects and colors at the first session then complete them atthe second. No kilns, no clay...just bisque, ready to finish, funprojects. All supplies and projects included in $10 material fee,to be paid to instructor at first session. Complete two to threesmall to medium size projects. Larger projects available foraddional fee.Instructor: Marie SckfordFee: Member $36/Non-member $46 Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24949 1/23-30 M 2-4PM EC-ARTClay & SculptureIntroducon to the Clay StudioThis class is required for Clay Studio membership. Uponsuccessful compleon of all four classes, studio membershipwill be available to you. You will learn the properes of clayand create several projects - from raw clay to a finished, glazeditem. The amazing world of hand building, wheel throwing andsculpture with clay will be opened to you. Proper use of studioequipment and safety issues will also be taught. Be prepared foran energec and fun filled experience. The $10 supply and firingfee is to be paid to the instructor the first day of class. Tools andclay are provided for use during the class periods. Bring an apronor wear old clothing.Fee: Member $35/Non-member N/A Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATIONInstructor: Pa Robson24880 1/9-30 M 12-4PM SRS-HAND24883 4/2-23 M 12-4PM SRS-HANDInstructor: Monica Crum24881 2/6-27 M 12-4PM SRS-HANDInstructor: Jane Ercolani24882 3/5-26 M 12-4PM SRS-HANDAbstract Cue from PicassoTaking a cue from Picasso’s cubist work you will create avariety of flat slabs of varying shapes and angles and join themin various ways to create an open sculpture of dynamic elegance.For beginners and beyond. Go to instructor’s website, www.garybenna.com to see his work and teaching videos. Clay mustbe purchased at the clay studio. Soldate or any other strongclay recommended. Prerequisite: Intro to the Clay Studio orequivalent clay experience. Material fee $10 paid to instructor atclass.Instructor: Gary BennaFee: Member $45/Non-member N/A Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24911 3/6-27 Tu 12:30 -3:30PM SRS-SCPTRegister online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 15


Arsc Skills - SculptureExperience your clay abilies creang a masterpiece underLupe’s guidance. You will create an animal or human figure;realisc or abstract. Prerequisite: Introducon to the Clay Studioor equivalent clay experience. Purchase paper clay in studio atfirst class. Bring own tools or purchase in clay studio. In Feb.second class is on Saturday, 2/11.Instructor: Guadalupe De La TorreFee: Member $60/Non-member N/A Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24875 1/6-27 F 8:30AM-12PM SRS-SCPT24876 2/3-24 F,Sa 8:30AM-12PM SRS-SCPT24877 3/2-23 F 8:30AM-12PM SRS-SCPT24878 4/6-27 F 8:30AM-12PM SRS-SCPTBoxes and BolesUsing so slab and sff slab construcon, create roundor square boxes and boles adding ornamentaon to each.Supplies: Any white cone 5 clay (about 10 pounds), needle tool,smooth metal rib, rubber rib and prepared slip. Clay Studiomembers may purchase supplies at the clay studio at Santa RitaSprings prior to the first day of class. Non-Clay Studio memberscall the instructor at 399-9133 or take supply list to MarjonCeramics in Tucson. Skill level: beginner to intermediate. Firingfee $10 (if not a Studio Member).Instructor: Linda TouzeauFee: Member $30/Non-member $40 Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24656 1/23-30 M 12:30-4PM MV-RECEvery Which WayUsing so slab cylinders and coils you will explore ways tojoin them together to create a variety of textures and undulangshapes, hollow arms and necks which divide, merge, and twistaround each other to create a dynamic flow around the piece.For beginners and beyond. Go to instructor’s website, www.garybenna.com to see his work and teaching videos. Clay mustbe purchased at the clay studio. Soldate or any other strong clayrecommended. Prerequisite: Intro to the Clay Studio or equivalentclay experience. Material fee $10 paid to instructor at class.Instructor: Gary BennaFee: Member $45/Non-member N/A Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24910 3/6-27 Tu 9AM-12PM SRS-HANDHand Build Free Form Hollow SculptureWhile using so slabs you will explore techniques of usingcardboard and draped cloth as a support for then slumping,wrapping and joining them from various direcons to createa unique work of clay art. For beginners and beyond. Go toinstructor’s website, www.garybenna.com to see his work andteaching videos. Clay must be purchased at the clay studio.Soldate or any other strong clay recommended. Prerequisite: Introto the Clay Studio or equivalent clay experience. Material fee $10paid to instructor at class.Instructor: Gary BennaFee: Member $45/Non-member N/A Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24884 1/10-31 Tu 9AM-12PM SRS-SCPTHand Building for BeginnersSo you finished the Introducon to the Clay Studio class andwant to learn more? This class is for you! Learn the necessaryskills in hand building, working with slabs, coils and molds.This class teaches many different techniques while making funprojects which include a lizard, leaf bowl, coil vase, 3-D animal,sun face, bole and a tumbler. All pieces will be glazed. You willneed to spend addional me outside of class me on projects.Prerequisite: Introducon to the Clay Studio or equivalent clayexperience. Only studio members may work outside of classme in studio. Supplies: 25# bag of paper clay, small coveredcontainer for slip, ruler and clay tools. All clay must be purchasedat the Clay Studio.Instructor: Dorrie RomanFee: Member $60/Non-member N/A Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24849 1/5-26 Th 8:30AM-12PM SRS-HAND24850 3/1-22 Th 8:30AM-12PM SRS-HANDHand Building Standing AnimalsBeginning with a simple cylinder, you will transform it into arealisc, whimsical, cartoonish or somewhat abstracted animalof your choice. Bring to class a toy, model or cartoon of youranimal that can be viewed from all direcons. Go to instructor’swebsite, www.garybenna.com to see his work and teachingvideos. Clay must be purchased at the Clay Studio. Soldate orother strong clay recommended. Prerequisite: Intro to the ClayStudio or equivalent clay experience. Material fee $10 paid toinstructor at class.Instructor: Gary BennaFee: Member $45/Non-member N/A Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24914 4/3-24 Tu 12:30-3:30PM SRS-SCPTHollow Human HeadBeginning with a simple cylinder and step by step demosand individual guidance you will model a realisc humanhead. This is a great chance for beginners to overcome anyfear about making a realisc bust. Go to instructor’s website,www.garybenna.com to see his work and teaching videos.For beginners and beyond. Clay must be purchased at theclay studio. Soldate or any other strong clay recommended.Prerequisite: Intro to the Clay Studio or equivalent clayexperience. Material fee $10 paid to instructor at class.Instructor: Gary BennaFee: Member $45/Non-member N/A Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24909 2/7-28 Tu 12:30-3:30PM SRS-SCPTLarge Scale Slab Built PoeryHand building poery using slabs of clay is an excing way toquickly produce shapes that could never be churned out usinga poer’s wheel or that would be difficult to achieve evenwith coiling. Come and create your own large, slab-built pot.You’ll start with 25 pounds of clay and endless possibilies.You’ll end up with a beauful unique piece that’s all your own.Prerequisite: Intermediate to advanced skill level. This class isnot appropriate for the beginner. Firing fee $20 (if not a StudioMember). SUPPLY LIST given at registraon.Instructor: Linda TouzeauFee: Member $45/Non-member $55 Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24655 2/13-20 M 12-4PM MV-REC16 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


Mulfaceted BoxesUsing rigid slabs of clay as if they were pieces of woodyou will create a variety of boxes, from as simple as a cube to ascomplex as an octagon which extends in all direcons which canbecome the basis of a freestanding sculpture or lidded boxes.Go to instructor’s website, www.garybenna.com to see his workand teaching videos. For beginners and beyond. Clay must bepurchased at the clay studio. Soldate or any other strong clayrecommended. Prerequisite: Intro to the Clay Studio or equivalentclay experience. Material fee $10 paid to instructor at class.Instructor: Gary BennaFee: Member $45/Non-member N/A Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24908 2/7-28 Tu 9AM-12PM SRS-HANDSculpture - Beginning to ClassicSculptural studies of the human face or figure, animals, orabstracts, in the round or relief. Emphasis is on anatomy,proporons, originality and art principals. Books, charts andvideos are studied. Purchase choice of clay first day of class.Prerequisite: Introducon to the Clay Studio or equivalent clayexperience. Supplies: basic sculpture tools, Los Altos clay, oil clayor wax; the laer two must be cast at a bronze foundry. Los AltosClay (which must be purchased at the Clay Studio) is hollowedout, dried and kiln fired at our studio.Instructor: Marie HartmanFee: Member $60/Non-member N/A Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24845 1/4-25 W 8:30AM-12PM SRS-SCPT24846 2/1-22 W 8:30AM-12PM SRS-SCPT24847 3/7-28 W 8:30AM-12PM SRS-SCPT24848 4/4-25 W 8:30AM-12PM SRS-SCPTStorytellerClass parcipants will build a storyteller with as many children asthey would like. The storyteller can be made very simply or verydetailed. Prerequisite: Introducon to the Clay Studio. Suppliesneeded: have a bisqued shard to fit your storyteller prior to thefirst class. SB Red clay (about 1/2 a bag) is suggested for this classand basic tools. All clay must be purchased at the Clay Studio.Instructor: Rita BlumaFee: Member $60/Non-member N/A Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24851 1/10-31 Tu 9AM-12PM SRS-HANDThrowing Bigger and BeerThis will connue from the fall class, learning how toconfidently, easily and successfully add on coils and stack unitswhile connuing to throw the piece for extra height and shapes.For intermediate-advanced. Go to instructor’s website, www.garybenna.com to see his work and teaching videos. Soldate orany other strong clay recommended. Clay must be purchased atthe Clay Studio. Prerequisite: Intro to the Clay Studio or equivalentclay experience. Material fee $10 paid to instructor at class.Instructor: Gary BennaFee: Member $45/Non-member N/A Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24912 4/3-24 Tu 9AM-12PM SRS-WHLThrowing: Double Up Double DownThe emphasis in this class will be on the techniques ofthrowing double-walled pots, cung the pot loose from thewheel head and reaaching it off-center and connuing tothrow to create an off-center top or spout. The technique forstacked forms will also be discussed. Go to instructor’s website,www.garybenna.com to see his work and teaching videos. Thisclass is for Intermediate-Advanced level students. Clay must bepurchased at the Clay Studio. Choose your clay. Prerequisite:Intro to the Clay Studio or equivalent clay experience. Materialfee $10 paid to instructor at class.Instructor: Gary BennaFee: Member $45/Non-member N/A Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24885 1/10-31 Tu 12:30-3:30PM SRS-WHLWheel 101This class is an introducon or reintroducon to the fundamentaltechniques necessary to center a piece of clay and create basicforms on the poer’s wheel. Aer you are comfortable withforming a cylinder, we will explore several fun projects, such as:bowls, a wide-boom pot and plates, Prerequisite: Introduconto the Clay Studio or equivalent clay experience. Suppliesneeded: Soldate 60 clay, cutoff wire, wood and rubber rib,needle tool, small sponge and a wood modeling tool. Suppliescan be purchased at the Clay Studio. All clay must be purchasedat the Clay Studio.Instructor: Kent AmermanFee: Member $55/Non-member N/A Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24842 2/7-28 Tu 12-4PM SRS-WHLWheel 102This is a connuaon of Wheel 101 or maybe you want to refreshyour memory aer being away from the wheel for a while. Wewill sll constantly stress good basic techniques for centeringand pulling a cylinder as each student finds their individualcomfort zone. We will move on at a comfortable pace to discovertechniques that will allow us to form interesng and usefulceramic forms, such as: wide-boom jug, small and large bowls,plate and plaer, skinny-neck bole, one and two piece chipdip plaer, mugs and jugs with handle and a container with lidand trimming. Prerequisite: Introducon to the Clay Studio orequivalent clay experience. Supplies needed: Soldate 60 or B-mixwith grog clay and basic wheel tools. Supplies can be purchased atthe Clay Studio. All clay must be purchased at the Clay Studio.Instructor: Kent AmermanFee: Member $55/Non-member N/A Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24844 3/6-27 Tu 12-4PM SRS-WHLRegister online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 17


Wheel Basics and BeyondStudents will review all beginning wheel instrucon,from properly wedging clay through trimming booms ofpieces. There will be demonstraons and guided pracce, withme for individual troubleshoong. The basic cylinder willbe pracced first, with the goal of successfully making a mugwith handle. Then, bowl shaping will be taught and pracced.Variaons on mugs and bowls will involve learning to use basicwheel tools comfortably for shaping and refining. a variety ofdecorang techniques will be presented and pracced as mepermits. Prerequisite: Intro to the Clay Studio or equivalent clayexperience. Supplies: 25 lb. bag of SR Red or B-Mix (white) claywith grog and a set of basic wheel tools. Clay must be purchasedat the Clay Studio. Also suggested: plasc bucket or bowl, smallsponge, apron, towel, plasc to cover pieces. The tools may bepurchased in the Clay Studio.Instructor: Nancy ChildFee: Member $55/Non-member N/A Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24879 1/6-27 F 9AM-1PM SRS-WHLDance LessonsJazz - BeginnerThis is a beginner level class for those who want to learn to dance,get a work out and have fun. Don’t worry if you have never danced.Get in shape, improve balance and posture and have a blastdancing. Work out clothes are best and tennis shoes are fine.Instructor: Charese KellyFee: Member 3 classes $24, 4 classes $32/Non-member $10moreCR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24595 1/4-25 (4) W 2-3PM SRS-CRUZ24596 2/1-15 (3) W 2-3PM SRS-CRUZ24597 3/7-28 (4) W 2-3PM SRS-CRUZ24629 4/4-25 (4) W 2-3PM SRS-CRUZAll That JazzJazz is a fun way to add style and movement to dance. Stretchand tone your body and get aerobic exercise while you dance.This is an ongoing class for those who have taken Charese’sclasses or who have previous jazz experience.Instructor: Charese KellyFee: Member 3 classes $24, 4 classes $32, 5 classes $40/Nonmember$10 moreCR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24557 1/9-30 (4) M 11:30AM-12:30PM SRS-CRUZ24558 2/6-27 (4) M 11:30AM-12:30PM SRS-CRUZ24559 3/12-26 (3) M 11:30AM-12:30PM SRS-CRUZ24586 4/2-30 (5) M 11:30AM-12:30PM SRS-CRUZAmerican Step Dance, Beginning CloggingLearn a true classic American dance. Dance to jazz, country, bluegrass, pop, big band and rock ‘n roll music while one foot is always onthe floor. Wear tennis shoes or other secure footwear (no sandals).Drop-ins $8. See Drop-in Policy in class catalog. No class 2/22.Instructor: Donna ThielFee: Member $28/Non-member $38 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24737 1/4-25 W 2-3PM CV-REC24738 2/1-29 W 2-3PM CV-REC24739 3/7-28 W 2-3PM CV-REC:24740 4/4-25 W 2-3PM CV-RECAmerican Step Dance, Intermediate I CloggingPrerequisite American Step Dance/Clogging Beginning. Danceto a variety of music while one foot is always on the floor. Weartennis shoes or other secure footwear (no sandals). Drop-ins $8.See Drop-in Policy in class catalog. No class 2/22.Instructor: Donna ThielFee: Member $28/Non-member $38 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24741 1/4-25 W 3-4:15PM CV-REC24742 2/1-29 W 3-4:15PM CV-REC24743 3/7-28 W 3-4:15PM CV-REC24744 4/4-25 W 3-4:15PM CV-RECAmerican Step Dance, Intermediate II CloggingThis is a connuing class for those who have taken Beginning andIntermediate I Clogging. There will be more steps and rounesto great music. Wear clogging taps or tennis shoes (no sandals).Drop-ins $8. See Drop-in Policy in class catalog. No class 2/22.Instructor: Donna ThielFee: Member $28/Non-member $38 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24745 1/4-25 W 4:30-5:45PM CV-REC24746 2/1-29 W 4:30-5:45PM CV-REC24747 3/7-28 W 4:30-5:45PM CV-REC24748 4/4-25 W 4:30-5:45PM CV-RECArgenne Tango - BeginningDave and Shelli Lile have been performing and teachingArgenne Tango for over 18 years. In this class you will learnbasic steps along with style, technique and floor cra. Shoes witha slight heel are recommended for women. Singles welcome. Feeis per person. 4/13 class in Santa Cruz Room at SRS.Instructors: Dave and Shelli LileFee: Member 4 classes $40, 5 classes $50/Non-member $10moreCR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24636 1/6-27 (4) F 6-7:30PM SRS-ANZA24718 2/3-24 (4) F 6-7:30PM SRS-ANZA24719 3/2-30 (5) F 6-7:30PM SRS-ANZA24720 4/6-27 (4) F 6-7:30PM SRS-ANZA18 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


Beginning Single Step SwingCome learn one of the highly popular dances, Single Step Swing.This dance is very versale and can be danced to many differenttempos. It is popular for its simple nature and is oen danced toslow, medium, or fast tempo jazz, blues, or rock and roll. SingleStep Swing is based on a six count basic. Swing has a very simplestructure and footwork along with basic moves and styling. It isvery easy to learn and quite fun to do. Wear nonsck, smoothsoled shoes. Couples and singles welcome. Fee is per person.Instructor: Donna GreenFee: Member $30/Non-member $40 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24445 1/4-25 W 5-6PM CH-PVR24446 2/8-29 W 5-6PM CH-PVRCountry Western Dance - BeginningLearn basic steps, cowboy cha-cha, two-step and ten-step.This class is for beginners with NO previous dance experience.Recommend leather sole, closed heel shoes or boots. Class is forCOUPLES only. Price listed is per person.Instructors: Keith and Mary Ann JibsonFee: Member $60/Non-member $70 Classes: 9CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24374 1/10-3/6 Tu 6-7:15PM SRS-ANZACountry Western Dance - IntermediateThis class is for the more advanced beginner. Learn two-step andnight club two-step. You will develop lead and follow skills. Wewill refresh steps in cowboy cha-cha and ten-step. Recommendleather sole, closed heel shoes or boots. This class is for COUPLESonly, price listed is per person.Instructors: Keith and Mary Ann JibsonFee: Member $60/Non-member $70 Classes: 9CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24375 1/10-3/6 Tu 7:30-8:45PM SRS-ANZAFlamenco Basics for BeginnersLearn and enjoy this tradional dance from Spain. This classincludes posture, arm and hand movements and the basics of footwork. This course is specifically designed for women. Appropriatefoot wear and apparel will be discussed at first class.Instructor: Zandra PardiFee: Member $65/Non-member $75 Classes: 5CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24716 1/3-31 Tu 1:30-2:30PM CV-REC24717 2/7-3/6 Tu 1:30-2:30PM CV-RECFolk DanceThis class is an introducon to dances from all over the world ata very relaxed pace. Recreaonal folk dancing is great exerciseand a lot of fun.Instructor: Judy WilsonFee: Member $36/Non-member $46 Classes: 12CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24926 1/12-3/29 Th 1-2:30PM CPI-RECHula Dance - BeginningLearn Basic hula steps, dance roune, Hawaiian dialogue andchants with some history included. Wear a full wide skirt of anykind. $2 fee for handouts paid to instructor at class.Instructor: Ilse BordenFee: Member 8 classes $56, 9 classes $63/Non-member $10moreCR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24533 1/9-2/1 (8) M,W 11AM-12PM CV-REC24534 2/6-29 (8) M,W 11AM-12PM CV-REC24535 3/5-28 (8) M,W 11AM-12PM CV-REC24536 4/2-30 (9) M,W 11AM-12PM CV-RECLan Dance Fun and FitnessSpice up senior life by leng Lan dance rhythm smulatehealthy blood flow to your brain and body. Small group weeklysessions help you let loose and release stress using natural bodymovement to upbeat salsa, samba and rumba music...a work outthat doesn’t feel like work. No dance steps to learn or remember sorelax and enjoy fun and fitness at your own pace. Maracas and minitambourines help get you into a fesve mood. No class 2/25.Instructor: Ronald BrillFee: Member $20/Non-member $30 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24990 1/7-28 Sa 9:30-11AM ABN-REC24991 2/4-3/3 Sa 9:30-11AM ABN-REC24992 3/10-31 Sa 9:30-11AM ABN-RECLine Dance for DummiesSo you think you can’t dance? Think again! Learn to feel themusic, hear the beat, and master the basic steps you need toactually line dance; and yes, you’ll finally learn the Electric Slide!This no-pressure class is very easy and lots of fun.Instructor: Bey EspinozaFee: Member $20/Non-member $30 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24163 1/7-28 Sa 8:30-9:30AM SRS-ANZA24164 3/10-31 Sa 8:30-9:30AM SRS-ANZAMore Line Dance for DummiesMore steps, More music, More fun! Aer a quick review of theElectric Slide, we’ll begin where "Line Dance for Dummies" leoff. (Taking former class will make taking this class easier, but it isnot required).Instructor: Bey EspinozaFee: Member $20/Non-member $30 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24165 2/4-25 Sa 8:30-9:30AM SRS-ANZA24166 4/7-28 Sa 8:30-9:30AM SRS-ANZAREGISTER ONLINE!VISIT US AT WWW.GVREC.ORGRegister online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 19


Line Dance Just for FunThis course is open to all, but designed for those who have taken"Line Dance for Dummies" and would like to put their skills towork learning current and classic line dances. The content willbe flexible based on the needs of the class. We will start withvery simple dances and progress as the class requires, but theemphasis will be on dancing for FUN.Instructor: Bey EspinozaFee: Member $20/Non-member $30 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24167 1/7-28 Sa 10-11AM SRS-ANZA24168 2/4-25 Sa 10-11AM SRS-ANZA24169 3/10-31 Sa 10-11AM SRS-ANZA24170 4/7-28 Sa 10-11AM SRS-ANZALine Dancing 1Learn basic line dance steps and dances pracced in the GreenValley Line Dance Club. Coed, no partner needed. A fun way toget both physical and mental exercise. No new students aersecond class.Instructor: Shelton HowlandFee: Member $36/Non-member $46 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24146 1/4-2/8 W 9:30-10:30AM CH-PVR24147 2/15-3/21 W 9:30-10:30AM CH-PVR24148 3/28-5/2 W 9:30-10:30AM CH-PVRLine Dancing 2Prerequisite: Line Dancing 1 or approval from the instructor. Learnmore steps and dances. No new students aer second class.Instructor: Shelton HowlandFee: Member $36/Non-member $46 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24149 1/4-2/8 W 11AM-12PM CH-PVR24150 2/15-3/21 W 11AM-12PM CH-PVR24151 3/28-5/2 W 11AM-12PM CH-PVRLine Dancing 3Prerequisite: Line Dance 2. Learn more fun dances and beeligible to join the Green Valley Line Dance Club. No newstudents aer second class.Instructor: Shelton HowlandFee: Member $36/Non-member $46 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24152 1/4-2/8 W 8-9AM CH-PVR24153 2/15-3/21 W 8-9AM CH-PVR24154 3/28-5/2 W 8-9AM CH-PVRModern Square DancingFriendship set to Music - Modern version of this tradional, (true)American Folk Dance. Combines tradional calls and a variety ofmodern movements, making it very interesng and entertaining.Music varies from old me to modern - not just country western.This dance is low impact, aerobic, mentally and physicallysmulang, great cardiovascular exercise and improves agility. Noprevious dance experience necessary. Instructor has 35 years ofexperience and is Naonally known. Fun way to make new friendswith this social type of dancing. Join the fun and wear comfyshoes. Registraon for enre course available unl 1/23. You aresll welcome to aend as a drop-in for $5 each class. See drop inpolicy in class catalog. Fee is per person.Instructor: Rick GielmanFee: Member $120/Non-member $130 Classes: 28CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24941 1/9-4/11 M,W 1-2:45PM LC-OCOTTap - BeginnerThis class is for those who have always wanted to tap dance.Learn all the basic steps, technique and dance movement ina fun way. Bring tap shoes. Bloch or Leo split toe tap shoesrecommended if you need to purchase shoes.Instructor: Charese KellyFee: Member 3 classes $24, 4 classes $32/Non-member $10moreCR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24630 1/4-25 (4) W 1-1:45PM SRS-CRUZ24631 2/1-15 (3) W 1-1:45PM SRS-CRUZ24632 3/7-28 (4) W 1-1:45PM SRS-CRUZ24633 4/4-25 (4) W 1-1:45PM SRS-CRUZTap - Intermediate LevelThis is an on going tap class for Charese’s students or for those withtap experience. We focus on technique, all the known tap steps,showmanship and dance movement, not just a series of steps. Wealso learn dances in this class to improve hearing the beat in themusic and to have lots of fun!! Bring tap shoes. Bloch or Leo splittoe tap shoes recommended if you need to purchase shoes.Instructor: Charese KellyFee: Member 3 classes $24, 4 classes $32, 5 classes $40/Nonmember$10 moreCR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24589 1/9-30 (4) M 10:30-11:15AM SRS-CRUZ24590 2/6-27 (4) M 10:30-11:15AM SRS-CRUZ24591 3/12-26 (3) M 10:30-11:15AM SRS-CRUZ24593 4/2-30 (5) M 10:30-11:15AM SRS-CRUZTap Intermediate/Advanced - ShowgirlsThe focus of this class will be on preparaon for the Follies.Dances at different levels will be taught with the relevanttechnique and with the goal of placing each dancer in the dancesbest suited to his/her abilies. Non-performers are welcome toaend. Bring tap shoes.Instructor: Peggy RushfordFee: Member 3 classes for $24, 4 classes for $32/Non-member$10 moreCR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION23520 1/4-25 (4) W 10-11AM SRS-CRUZ23521 2/1-15 (3) W 10-11AM SRS-CRUZ23522 3/7-28 (4) W 10-11AM SRS-CRUZ23523 4/4-25 (4) W 10-11AM SRS-CRUZ20 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


Tap Technique - Advanced/IntermediateThis class will focus on footwork and technique. For intermediateand advanced dancers, the emphasis will be on improving clarityof sound and execuon. Bring tap shoes. No class 2/22.Instructor: Peggy RushfordFee: Member $32/Non-member $42 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24406 1/4-25 W 11AM-12PM SRS-CRUZ24407 2/1-29 W 11AM-12PM SRS-CRUZ24408 3/7-28 W 11AM-12PM SRS-CRUZ24409 4/4-25 W 11AM-12PM SRS-CRUZFood and BeverageCooking with Passion!YUM! We need it in our lives and especially in our food. Get intouch with your individual passion for cooking. We will have atwo hour class to open up your passion and a two hour handsonclass to test it in the kitchen. Bring your passion to class andwe will find the YUM! Basic cooking skill is required. Men andwomen are invited. A $2 material fee will be paid to instructorat class. Part of the "Passion" will be the experience of shoppingfor your own ingredients for the hands on class (approximately$8 depending on individual taste). Instructor is an experiencedcooking instructor and caterer.Instructor: Janice HowleFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24915 1/24-31 Tu 10AM-12PM WC-KITCHEat Mesquite! An Introducon to theVariees of Mesquite in Green ValleyThis 4-hour workshop includes an introducon to the taxonomyand uses of Green Valley area variees of mesquite, quesonsand answers on preparaon, then cleaning and drying ofmesquite beans, grinding into flour and also cooking beansinto a syrup. Students will be involved in preparaon andconsumpon of breakfast featuring mesquite pancakes, syrupand complements. Aendees please bring hat and sunglasses,sunscreen for a short walk in the area to observe the tree, andalso notebook and camera if desired. A $2 materials fee will bepaid to instructor at class.Instructor: Laurie MelroodFee: Member $45/Non-member $55 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25048 3/12 M 9:30AM-1:30PM WC-KITCHEat that Cactus! Introducing the FabulousCane Cholla Bud and the Indian FigThis 4-hour workshop is an introducon to two highly nutriousand versale cactus foods: the bud from the cane cholla (opunaspinosior engelmanii) and/or the staghorn cholla (opunaversicolor) and the Indian Fig (ficus indica). We will set out fromthe West Center to harvest the buds from the cholla, removeremaining spines, boil and prepare for use. If available, we’ll alsoharvest young Indian Fig pads and prepare for use. Breakfastprepared by students follows, featuring the harvested foods. Ifexcess buds or pads available, students may take home. Studentsneed long sleeves, sun hat, sunglasses, hard-toed shoes forharvesng. A $6 materials fee will be paid to the instructor.Instructor: Laurie MelroodFee: Member $45/Non-member $55 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25049 4/28 Sa 8AM-12PM WC-KITCHHarvesng, Juicing and Preparaon ofPrickly Pear ProductsThis 4-hour workshop introduces students to the wonders ofthe fruit of the opuna engelmanii, the prickly pear cactus thatgrows everywhere in our southern Arizona desert. One studyindicates that intake of nopales before meals may be useful inmanaging high cholesterol, diabetes and obesity! Using fruitfrozen the previous summer season, we’ll make juice and thenprepare a nutrious lemonade and syrup. Brunch preparedby students follows, using the lemonade and syrup as well asmesquite treats. All materials provided for a $5 fee paid toinstructor at class. Students take home literature, recipes and abole of the homemade syrup. Wear casual clothing.Instructor: Laurie MelroodFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25047 1/28 Sa 9:30AM-1:30PM WC-KITCHKeeping it Green with Your Microwave- Part IHave a great beginning to your day. Learn to prepare egg dishesin your microwave, including omelets and quiche. We willalso make granola and do breakfast meats (example: bacon).Instructor has a degree in Home Ec and has taught microwavecooking classes for years. Material fee $6 for food and recipespaid to instructor at class.Instructor: Kraylen MiholerFee: Member $12/Non-member $22 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24922 1/18 W 9-11:30AM ABS-RECKeeping it Green with Your Microwave- Part IIThe focus is on fruits and vegetables. Keep the nutrients in yourvegetables by micro-steaming. Learn to blanch vegetables tofreeze; use your microwave to make quick and easy fruit sauces,jams and pie filling. Instructor has a degree in Home Ec and hastaught microwave cooking classes for years. Material fee $6 forfood and recipes paid to instructor at class.Instructor: Kraylen MiholerFee: Member $12/Non-member $22 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24923 2/1 W 9-11:30AM ABS-RECRegister online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 21


Keeping it Green with Your MicrowaveSoup to Rice - Part IIIThe focus of this class is on hearty soups and side dishes. Learnto make rich clam chowder and hearty chili quickly in yourmicrowave. We will also cook rice and pasta and learn to dryherbs the fast and easy way. Instructor has a degree in Home Ecand has taught microwave cooking classes for years. Material fee$6 for food and recipes paid to instructor at class.Instructor: Kraylen MiholerFee: Member $12/Non-member $22 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24924 2/15 W 9-11:30AM ABS-RECKeeping it Green with Your MicrowavePung it all Together - Part IVLearn to simplify meal planning and preparaon buy ulizingyour microwave to it’s full potenal. We will do some quick maindishes and desserts. There will be ps for kitchen "short cuts."Instructor has a degree in Home Ec and has taught microwavecooking classes for years. Material fee $6 for food and recipespaid to instructor at class.Instructor: Kraylen MiholerFee: Member $12/Non-member $22 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24925 2/29 W 9-11:30AM ABS-RECWine AppreciaonPresumably you know how to drink wine, but do you really knowhow to taste it? Wine is not only about relaxing and socializing,it is also about beauty and community. You will learn what youcan tell from seeing, smelling, swirling and sipping wine. Sensoryevaluaon can be used for anything you put in your mouth, suchas coffee, tea, cheese or chocolate. Learn the language of wineand double your pleasure. BONUS - Tips on the best wine buys inGreen Valley. We will taste at least a half-dozen wines. Materialfee including wine, use of wine glass, cheese and crackers,payable to instructor at class $10. Please refrain from wearingperfume or cologne, as it affects the bouquet of the wine.Instructor: Gene SteinFee: Member $20/Non-member $30 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24645 2/2 Th 4-6PM SRS-FSTAGay ParisSave yourself 10,000 kilometers and almost as many Euros.Get on the bus to Champagne, Chablis, Burgundy, the Rhone, theLoire, the Southwest and Bordeaux for a fabulous tour of Frenchwine regions. Taste the incredible 2009 vintage without payingan arm and a leg. You don’t have to be a billionaire to enjoy greatFrench wine. Here is something new for my loyal wine loversand other adventuresome souls. Material fee including wine,use of wine glass, cheese and crackers, payable to instructor atclass $10. Please refrain from wearing perfume or cologne, as itaffects the bouquet of the wine.Instructor: Gene SteinFee: Member $20/Non-member $30 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24647 3/1 Th 4-6PM SRS-FSTAIt’s Not a Sin to Drink ZinZinfandel! The all American grape! Also known as thePrimavo in Italy, Zin is grown all over Calfornia, even in WashingtonState. From the Russian River to the Sierra Foothills, from elegantto brawny, Zin goes with just about anything, especially BBQ.Sample about a dozen Zins, see which style you like best. Materialfee including wine, use of wine glass, cheese and crackers, payableto instructor at class $10. Please refrain from wearing perfume orcologne, as it affects the bouquet of the wine.Instructor: Gene SteinFee: Member $20/Non-member $30 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24646 2/9 Th 4-6PM SRS-FSTANorthwest WinesExperience the secret gems of the world - wines fromWashington and Oregon: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Rieslingand Chardonnay of course, but Zinfandel, Malbec and PInot Noirtoo. The Northwest, where the tradion consists of innovaonand experimentaon. Learn how great wine is made in the"rainy" Northwest. Material fee including wine, use of wineglass, cheese and crackers, payable to instructor at class $10.Please refrain from wearing perfume or cologne, as it affects thebouquet of the wine.Instructor: Gene SteinFee: Member $20/Non-member $30 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24654 3/22 Th 4-6PM SRS-FSTARecession Reds and WhitesI’m afraid the Great Recession may sll be with us. Regardless,here are budget savers to keep your spirits up and your powderdry no maer what. Learn about Green Valley Best Buys. Sampleabout a dozen or so reds and whites you can serve any day forunder $5. Material fee including wine, use of wine glass, cheeseand crackers, payable to instructor at class $10. Please refrainfrom wearing perfume or cologne, as it affects the bouquet ofthe wine.Instructor: Gene SteinFee: Member $20/Non-member $30 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24648 1/26 Th 4-6PM SRS-FSTAWines of South AmericaThe source of the best values in the world. CabernetSauvignon and Chardonnay from Chile and Argenna, butalso, Carmenere and Malbec. Torrontes, anyone? Tannat fromUraguay? Enjoy doce vinos ntos y vinos blancos. Material feeincluding wine, use of wine glass, cheese and crackers, payableto instructor at class $10. Please refrain from wearing perfumeor cologne, as it affects the bouquet of the wine.Instructor: Gene SteinFee: Member $20/Non-member $30 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24653 3/15 Th 4-6PM SRS-FSTA22 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


Wines of Spain and PortugalFor those of you who have taken my classes before orthose just want who something fabuloso. The rain in Spainmakes the vines grow. Spain is the only Old World wine producerto compete head-on with New World wines. There is no deficitof delicious wines at great prices from Spain. Taste wines fromregions such as La Mancha, Galacia and Rioja. Learn everythingyou ever wanted to know about Sherry and Port. Did you knowthat Portugal produces dry wines, too? Material fee includingwine, use of wine glass, cheese and crackers, payable toinstructor at class $10. Please refrain from wearing perfume orcologne, as it affects the bouquet of the wine.Instructor: Gene SteinFee: Member $20/Non-member $30 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24649 2/16 Th 4-6PM SRS-FSTAHealth & FitnessA - Z StretchingWe will focus on each of the muscle groups in a relaxingatmosphere. Soothing music carries us along as we hold thestretches for 20 seconds to a minute. Tone muscle, improveflexibility and strengthen your core in this fun class. Great posttherapy, and great for lower back too. Bring a mat, towel, andwater. Drop in fee $5, See Drop-in Policy on page 23.No class 2/27.Instructor: Wuanita PowersFee: Member 12 classes $48, 13 classes $52/Non-members $10 moreCR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25054 1/4-30 (12) W,F,M 2-3PM ABN-REC25055 2/1-29 (12) W,F,M 2-3PM ABN-REC25056 3/2-30 (13) F,M,W 2-3PM ABN-REC25057 4/2-30 (13) M,W,F 2-3PM ABN-RECDrop-In Policy• Confirm that class allows drop-ins, check coursedescription.• Confirm that class is active, not cancelled, check witha center coordinator.• Drop-in availability determined by class enrollment:drop-ins not accepted in a full class.• Check course description for any dates that class willnot be held or dates the class may be moved to anotherfacility.• Payment will be made to instructor at beginning ofclass by cash or check made out to GVR. Checkcourse description for drop-in fee.• Membership, Tenant or Guest card must be presentedto instructor.• To ensure your space in class, registration isrecommended.• Drop-in option not available to non-members.Step\Floor Aerobics, BeginningThis is an exhilarang and challenging yet moderate and SAFEworkout!. We’ll do 40 minutes of warm up and step aerobics,followed by upper body strength training and finishing with asoothing total body stretch - your body will say thank you! Bringlight to moderate weights, mat, towel and water. Drop-in fee $8.See Drop-in Policy on page 23.Instructor: Lucy KehlFee: Member $48/Non-member $58 Classes: 8CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24378 1/10-2/3 Tu,F 9:30-10:30AM CV-REC24379 1/10-2/3 Tu,F 10:45-11:45AM CV-REC24380 2/7-3/2 Tu,F 9:30-10:30AM CV-REC24381 2/7-3/2 Tu,F 10:45-11:45AM CV-REC24382 3/6-30 Tu,F 9:30-10:30AM CV-REC24383 3/6-30 Tu,F 10:45-11:45AM CV-REC24384 4/3-27 Tu,F 9:30-10:30AM CV-REC24385 4/3-27 Tu,F 10:45-11:45AM CV-RECStep Intervals - IntermediateLove step aerobics? Want to tone the upper and lower body?This is the class for you. We will mix step aerobics with weighttraining segments throughout the hour. This class will be packedwith high energy FUN and burn lots of calories! We will work onour abdominals and enjoy a nice rewarding stretch at the endof class. Please bring a set of light-moderate weights (based onyour skill level), mat, towel and water. Drop in fee $8, See DropinPolicy on page 23. Discounted fee if taking 2 or 3 Lowe classesper week. Class unavailable for online registraon.Instructor: Robin LoweFee: 4 classes $28/$24, 5 classes $35/$30/Non-member $10 moreCR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24538 1/2-30 (5) M 8-9AM CV-REC24539 1/5-26 (4) Th 8-9AM CV-REC25065 1/7-28 (4) Sa 8-9AM CV-REC24540 2/2-23 (4) Th 8-9AM CV-REC25066 2/4-25 (4) Sa 8-9AM CV-REC24549 2/6-27 (4) M 8-9AM CV-REC24550 3/1-29 (5) Th 8-9AM CV-REC25067 3/3-31 (5) Sa 8-9AM CV-REC24551 3/5-26 (4) M 8-9AM CV-REC24552 4/2-30 (5) M 8-9AM CV-REC24553 4/5-26 (4) Th 8-9AM CV-REC25068 4/7-28 (4) Sa 8-9AM CV-RECAerobics Perfect IntervalCome to experience a 30-minute cardio mix of basic low impactdance-sport moves and walking intervals in this fun-packedclass. You are never out of breath or bored. Modified moves andwalking paerns are offered to fit any fitness level. Spend last 20minutes to improve abs, back, gluteus and thighs. Bring a mat,water, and a head cushion. Drop-in $8. See Drop-in Policy onpage 23. Instructor AFAA cerfied since 1995. No class 2/28.Instructor: Angelika AdkinsFee: Member 7 classes $37, 8 classes $42/Non-member $10moreCR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24890 1/5-31 (8) Th,Tu 8-8:50AM SRS-ANZA24891 2/2-23 (7) Th,Tu 8-8:50AM SRS-ANZA24892 3/1-27 (8) Th,Tu 8-8:50AM SRS-ANZARegister online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 23


Total Boost: A New WayReceive a priceless Boost of Physical and Health Benefits byaending this workout using dumbbells and a chair. Learn new,correct, and modified liing paerns, body form, and safety.Relax through extended gentle stretching at the end. Bring setof dumbbells 1 - 8 lb depending on your fitness level and water.Drop-in $8. See Drop-in Policy on page 23. 2/28 class in FiestaRoom.Instructor: Angelika AdkinsFee: Member $42/Non-member $52 Classes: 8CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24898 1/5-31 Th,Tu 9-9:50AM SRS-ANZA24899 2/2-28 Th,Tu 9-9:50AM SRS-ANZA24900 3/1-27 Th,Tu 9-9:50AM SRS-ANZAGuts and Bus ChallengeWalk away in 30 minutes challenged and accomplished. Join thisclass to make your abdominal, back, gluteus and thigh musclesdenser, stronger, and elasc while improving posture, reducingback pain, losing inches, enhancing your appearance and dailyliving. All fitness levels welcome. Bring mat, towel, small pillow,water. Drop-in fee $6. See Drop-in Policy on page 23. 2/28 classin the Fiesta Room.Instructor: Angelika AdkinsFee: Member $28/Non-member $38 Classes: 8CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24894 1/5-31 Th,Tu 10-10:30AM SRS-ANZA24895 2/2-28 Th,Tu 10-10:30AM SRS-ANZA24896 3/1-27 Th,Tu 10-10:30AM SRS-ANZAArthris Aqua FitnessImprove range of moon, strength, flexibility, endurance andaerobic capacity through low to no impact water exercises. Comebenefit from the water’s amazing properes. Cerfied ArthrisFoundaon Aquacs. Supplies: noodle and hand buoys. Designa fitness program that is as flexible as you are by purchasingthe punch card designed to work with your schedule. No moremake-up classes, come to class when your schedule allows.Punch card is only valid in session for which purchased. Unusedpunches may NOT be used in the following session! Drop-in fee$10. See Drop-in Policy on page 23. This course unavailable foronline registraon. Jan. & Feb. classes at CR pool, Mar. & Apr. atCPI pool. No class 1/23, 3/1, 4/23 and 4/26.Instructor: Maggie LundquistFee: Member 5 classes $40, 10 classes $80, 15 classes $120, 20classes $160/Non-member $10 moreCR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25016 1/5-4/30 Th,M 3-4PM CR-POOLPLEASE REGISTER EARLY!Many classes fill quickly. Avoiddisappointment because a programhas been filled or possibly cancelleddue to low enrollment.Balance and PostureImprove your balance and posture as well as your gait (walkingpace) with this specially designed class. During the once aweek class, you will pracce specific exercises designed tochallenge your balance as well as the core postural alignment.Just standing taller and being stronger will greatly improve yourconfidence with walking and moving in general. Balance and gaitassessment tesng will be conducted the first and last meengsto see your improvement.Instructor: Jennifer AdolfsFee: Member $60/Non-member $70 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24290 1/13-2/17 F 10:40-11:30AM LC-CTWDPut Your Feet First!Do you have bunions, arthris, fallen arches, tendonis, fasciis,loss of balance, strength and flexibility in your feet? This onehour interacve class will give you tools and informaon to workout the kinks in your own feet. We will pracce specific stretchesand strengthening exercises, as well as working on your gait tohelp you feel more confident in your own shoes. We spend ourwhole lives walking on our feet and never pay much aenonto them unl they start to hurt. Come and find out how you canstart pampering them so they feel beer.Instructor: Jennifer AdolfsFee: Member $10/Non-member $20 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25101 1/20 F 1-2PM LC-IRWD25102 2/20 M 3:30-4:30PM LC-ACAC25103 3/16 F 11AM-12PM CPI-RECBrain AerobicsWith an aging populaon worrying about Alzheimer’s disease,stress causing memory blockages and our poor diets impacng ourbrain cells, what are we to do? Brain Aerobics is a simple methodto keep your brain alive and acve for the rest of your life. A fewminutes spent daily doing fun acvies will help decrease your riskof demena, keep you alert and funconing well mentally. Learnmore than a dozen fun and easy techniques you can do daily thatcan change your life! This four week series of classes may be takenmonthly as the material changes for repeat aendees. Materialfee of $5 paid to instructor at first class.Instructor: Patricia IzziFee: Member $79/Non-member $89 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24834 1/10-31 Tu 2:30-4:30PM EC-GAME24835 2/7-28 Tu 2:30-4:30PM EC-GAME24836 3/6-27 Tu 2:30-4:30PM EC-GAME24837 4/3-24 Tu 2:30-4:30PM EC-GAMEExercise - Fun and FitnessStretch, tone up, low-impact aerobics, dance and much moreto great music. Men are invited too. On-going class year round.Wear loose clothing and tennis shoes. Tuesdays in Palo VerdeRoom, Fridays in Saguaro Room. Drop-in fee $5. See Drop-inPolicy on page 23. No class 1/13 and 3/2.Instructor: Donna ThielFee: Member $32/Non-member $42 Classes: 8CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24733 1/3-31 Tu,F 8-9:15AM CH-PVR24734 2/3-28 F,Tu 8-9:15AM CH-PVR24735 3/6-30 Tu,F 8-9:15AM CH-PVR24736 4/3-27 Tu,F 8-9:15AM CH-PVR24 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


Hoop DanceHoop dance uses adult size hula hoops for fitness and fun.Class will cover the basics of hooping: waist, chest and armhooping, bringing the hoop on and off the body, tricks and basicchoreography. Hooping is excellent non-impact cardio exercise andvery toning, especially in the core area. Both men and women arewelcome; anyone can do this, even if you’ve never been able tohula hoop (the larger size hoops makes it accessible for all). Hoopswill be provided for students and available for sale. It’s a workoutthat doesn’t feel like a workout and will leave you with a smile!Your instructor, Carrie Stover, is a cerfied Hoopgirl Hoop Danceteacher. For more informaon go to www.hoopgirl.comInstructor: Carrie StoverFee: Member 4 classes $40, 5 classes $50/Non-member $10 moreCR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24721 1/7-28 (4) Sa 9:30-10:30AM LC-AGAVE24722 2/4-25 (4) Sa 9:30-10:30AM LC-AGAVE24723 3/3-31 (5) Sa 9:30-10:30AM LC-AGAVE24724 4/7-28 (4) Sa 9:30-10:30AM LC-AGAVELearn to SwimThis course is an introducon to the water, including floang,stroking and kicking for front crawl, airway control, turningover and recovery skills. The instructor is a Red Cross CerfiedLifeguard, Water Safety Instructor for 30 plus years and hascoached a variety of sports for the past 35 years.Instructor: Leslie AkersFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24927 1/10-31 Tu 1-1:45PM CR-POOL24928 2/7-28 Tu 1-1:45PM CR-POOL24929 3/6-27 Tu 1-1:45PM CR-POOL24930 4/3-24 Tu 1-1:45PM CR-POOLImprove Your StrokesThis course will be a review of beginner skills plus elementaryback stroke, breast stroke, treading water and correct breathingtechnique for the front crawl. The instructor, is a Red CrossCerfied Lifeguard, Water Safety Instructor for 30 plus years andhas coached a variety of sports for the past 35 years.Instructor: Leslie AkersFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24931 1/10-31 Tu 2-2:45PM CR-POOL24932 2/7-28 Tu 2-2:45PM CR-POOL24933 3/6-27 Tu 2-2:45PM CR-POOL24934 4/3-24 Tu 2-2:45PM CR-POOLIntroducon to the Short GameThis class breaks down the short game and is for players newto the game. The Focus is on Pitching/Sand Shots, Chippingand Pung. Includes PGA Golf Instrucon, pracce balls andequipment (if needed). This course is held at Canoa Ranch GolfCourse, 5800 S. Camino del Sol, meet at bag drop in front of proshop. Bring golf clubs.Instructor: Maria PrzymierskiFee: Member $99/Non-member $109 Classes: 3CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25025 1/16-30 M 11:30AM-12:30PM SEE ABOVE25026 2/13-27 M 11:30AM-12:30PM SEE ABOVE25027 3/12-26 M 11:30AM-12:30PM SEE ABOVE25028 4/9-23 M 11:30AM-12:30PM SEE ABOVEIntermediate Short Game Golf ClassThis class reviews the scoring shots around the green: Pitching/Sand Shots, Chipping and Pung. Includes PGA Golf Instrucon,pracce balls and equipment (if needed). This class is a greatreview for players who have taken a previous GVR Class and/orneed to improve upon their exisng swing. This course is held atCanoa Ranch Golf Course, 5800 S. Camino del Sol, meet at bagdrop in front of pro shop. Bring golf clubs.Instructor: Maria PrzymierskiFee: Member $99/Non-member $109 Classes: 3CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25033 1/17-31 Tu 11:30AM-12:30PM SEE ABOVE25034 2/14-28 Tu 11:30AM-12:30PM SEE ABOVE25035 3/13-27 Tu 11:30AM-12:30PM SEE ABOVE25036 4/10-24 Tu 11:30AM-12:30PM SEE ABOVEIntroducon to the Full Golf SwingThe Focus of this class is on understanding the Full Golf Swingusing 7 Iron and Driver. The objecve is to understand wheredirecon and distance come from in the golf swing. This courseis held at Canoa Ranch Golf Course, 5800 S. Camino del Sol, meetat bag drop in front of pro shop. Bring golf clubs. Includes PGAGolf Instrucon, pracce balls and equipment (if needed).Instructor: Maria PrzymierskiFee: Member $99/Non-member $109 Classes: 3CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25021 1/16-30 M 10-11AM SEE ABOVE25022 2/13-27 M 10-11AM SEE ABOVE25023 3/12-26 M 10-11AM SEE ABOVE25024 4/9-23 M 10-11AM SEE ABOVEIntermediate Full Swing Golf ClassThis class reviews the Full Swing using Irons, Fairway Woodsand Driver. This class is a great review for players who havetaken a previous GVR Class and/or need to improve upon theirexisng swing. Includes PGA Golf Instrucon, pracce balls andequipment (if needed). This course is held at Canoa Ranch GolfCourse, 5800 S. Camino del Sol, meet at bag drop in front of proshop. Bring golf clubs.Instructor: Maria PrzymierskiFee: Member $99/Non-member $109 Classes: 3CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25029 1/17-31 Tu 10-11AM SEE ABOVE25030 2/14-28 Tu 10-11AM SEE ABOVE25031 3/13-27 Tu 10-11AM SEE ABOVE25032 4/10-24 Tu 10-11AM SEE ABOVEIntroducon to Pickleball 101Learn the fundamentals of Pickleball, the fastest growing sportin North America. Great exercise and lots of fun. 1st class - courtlayout and rules, equee, grip, posion, drills for forehands,backhands, serve and dinks. 2nd class - drills for volley, dropshot, lob and overhead. 3rd class - review, coaching, sidelineshots, games with peers. Paddles available for students. Bringwater and tennis shoes.Instructor: Paul MayFee: Member $15/Non-member $25 Classes: 3CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24935 1/9-23 M 12:30-3PM EC-PKLBL24936 2/6-20 M 12:30-3PM EC-PKLBLRegister online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 25


Collage for the SoulCollage for the Soul is a playful, yet powerful method ofbringing forth one’s true spirit in the form of creang collagesfrom pictures and words cut from dozens of magazines orprinted material of any type. A meditaon is included and asharing me provides an opportunity for the parcipants to"hear and see" how others have discovered their true beings. $3material fee paid to instructor at class. Bring scissors, glue sckor cement.Instructor: Patricia IzziFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24838 1/5-26 Th 3:30-4:30PM EC-GAME24839 2/2-23 Th 3:30-4:30PM EC-GAME24840 3/1-22 Th 3:30-4:30PM EC-GAME24841 3/29-4/19 Th 3:30-4:30PM EC-GAMELearn Relaxaon - Meditaon in One Day!Dr. Sam Yulish has been meditang-relaxing since 1971. You willsee immediate results. Exercises are NO PAIN and NO STRAIN.Relaxaon-meditaon will improve every aspect of your life:physical, mental and spiritual. AND IT IS SO EASY! This class isnonreligious and has no affiliaons of any kind to any organizaon-- point blank. Physically handicapped and physically challengedpeople are welcome. (Check with your doctor). Start in one dayimproving the quality of your life. Bring chair cushions if needed.Instructor: Samuel YulishFee: Member $15/Non-member $25 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24902 1/18 W 2-3:30PM EC-GAME24903 2/15 W 2-3:30PM EC-GAMEMeditaon BasicsMeditaon is recognized by health professionals as a method torelax and reduce stress. You will learn the basics of meditaonand a variety of meditaon techniques. You also will learn how tointegrate meditaon into your daily life. Instructor has meditateddaily for 35+ years. Bring mats or cushions to class.Instructor: Ardyth GuestFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 5CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24162 2/1-29 W 9-11AM DH-RM AMaster the Medical Care Maze - Own YourHealthThis course will assist the parcipant in taking ownership as he/she encounters medical care for themselves or their loved one.In five sessions we will address the following topics: 1 - Wringa personal health record to include "hands on" acvity; 2 - Theoffice encounter; 3 - The hospital encounter; 4 - End of lifeconsideraons - the "way to go." Parcipants will be invited tobring a laptop or other personal computer but it is not required.Ample me will be given to quesons and discussion with aninteracve format. Please bring a notebook and wring tool to thefirst meeng. A $5 material fee will be paid to instructor at class.Instructors: Chris Amoroso M.D., David Fla M.D., Alan McBride D.O.Fee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 5CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24872 1/6-2/3 F 10-11:30AM SRS-ANZA24873 3/6-4/3 Tu 2-3:30PM SRS-KINONutrion for Good HealthLearn the basics about nutrion in this interacve and engagingclass. You’ll get ps on how to plan meals that meet yourpersonal needs. Do you need to control calories, sodium,cholesterol, or sugar? Weight management shouldn’t requirea boring diet and constantly feeling hungry. You’ll learn to readfood labels, calculate your daily nutrional needs, and getps for preparing tasty and sasfying meals. We’ll even learntechniques for staying on track while eang out. Instructor is aneducator and cookbook author. No class 2/16.Instructor: Taa MorrisonFee: Member $30/Non-member $40 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24954 1/5-26 Th 2-3PM EC-LNGE24955 2/2-3/1 Th 2-3PM EC-LNGEPilates on the BallGet set to have fun! We will combine the principles, exercisesand breathing paerns of the Pilates method with the dynamicqualies of the exercise ball to create wonderful results.Strengthen your core, improve your balance, achieve goodposture and elevate your self confidence. Light and filled with air,the ball provides a comfortable but firm surface that uniquelysupports you in various posions. Exercising on the ball feels likereconnecng with childhood! Bring a 55 cenmeter exercise ball(65 cm if you are 5’8’’ or taller), a mat and a pillow if needed.Drop-ins $10, see Drop-in policy on page 23. 2/9 class in theCoonwood Room.Instructor: Kimberly McGuireFee: Member 3 classes $26, 4 classes $34, 5 classes $42/Nonmember$10 moreCR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION23329 1/5-26 (4) Th 1:30-2:20PM LC-JNPR23330 2/2-23 (4) Th 1:30-2:20PM LC-JNPR23331 3/1-29 (5) Th 1:30-2:20PM LC-JNPR23332 4/12-26 (3) Th 1:30-2:20PM LC-JNPRPilates for Healthy Back and JointsThis class will focus on the 12 fundamental exercises and the 6principles of Pilates. They are designed to increase your bodyawareness by placing your focus on using your core musculature togain a beer understanding of the Pilates work. This is a gentle lowintensity class for all populaons who want to improve their corestrength and agility. Bring an exercise mat and towel or pillow.Instructor: Jennifer AdolfsFee: Member $34/Non-member $44 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24283 1/9-30 M 9:30-10:20AM LC-JNPR24284 2/6-27 M 9:30-10:20AM ABN-REC26 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


Pilates with the Resista BandThis mat Pilates class ulizes the resista band to help you gainmore strength and flexibility from the classic Pilates exercises.The band will assist in taking you deeper into the Pilates workwith the aid of extra tension. You will find new ways to increaseflexibility and strength from the original mat exercises. No priorPilates experience necessary to join this class. Bring a mat andstretch band if you have it. Instructor has extra bands availablefor your use.Instructor: Jennifer AdolfsFee: Member 4 classes $36, 5 classes $45/Non-member $10 moreCR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24285 3/5-26 (4) M 9:40-10:30AM LC-JNPR24286 4/2-30 (5) M 8:30-9:40AM LC-JNPRPilates, Beginner Level MatPilates beginner level mat exercises for those with lile or noexperience. This class is designed to improve your flexibility, corestrength, posture, balance, breathing, and body awareness. Bringa mat and small pillow if needed.Instructor: Jennifer AdolfsFee: Member 3 classes $26, 4 classes $34/Non-member $10 moreCR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24287 1/6-27 (4) F 9:30-10:20AM LC-CTWD24288 2/3-17 (3) F 9:30-10:20AM LC-CTWD24289 3/2-23 (4) F 9:30-10:20AM LC-CTWDPilates, Intermediate Level MatThis class is designed for those with at least one year priorPilates experience. These exercises include intermediate andadvanced level progressions to further challenge your corestrength and concentraon. This class will include the standingPilates exercises as well. Please bring a mat and pillow if needed.Drop ins $10. See Drop-in Policy on page 23.Instructor: Jennifer AdolfsFee: Member $34/Non-member $44 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24280 1/9-30 M 8:30-9:20AM LC-JNPR24281 2/6-27 M 8:30-9:20AM ABN-REC24282 3/5-26 M 8:30-9:20AM LC-JNPRTai Chi Wu Style - BeginningThis course will present most of the first secon of the Wu styleof Tai Chi Chuan. Goals of the course are: improved balance,relaxaon, movement of energy and fun. Quong Tai Chi masterProfessor Cheng Man-Ching: "The most important reason tostudy Tai Chi is that when you finally reach a place where youunderstand what life is about, you’ll have the energy to enjoy it.Whoever pracces Tai Chi, correctly and regularly, twice a dayover a period of me will gain the pliability of a child, the healthof a lumberjack, and the peace of mind of a sage." 3/19 class atAbrego North.Instructor: Heidi WilsonFee: Member $70/Non-member $80 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24386 1/16-2/20 M 8-9AM EC-AUD24387 3/5-4/9 M 8-9AM EC-AUDTai Chi Wu Style - ConnuingPrerequisite: Tai Chi Wu Style - Beginning - This class is aconnuaon of the Tai Chi Wu Style Beginning class, progressingfurther in the form. Goals of this course are improved balance,relaxed body, alert mind, movement of energy and fun! 3/19class at Abrego North.Instructor: Heidi WilsonFee: Member $70/Non-member $80 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24388 1/16-2/20 M 9:15-10:15AM EC-AUD24389 3/5-4/9 M 9:15-10:15AM EC-AUDGentle YogaNO YOGA EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Alleviate pain, increaseflexibility and reduce stress. Learn how to stretch, how to breatheand how to relax by doing the basic postures of Yoga. This classis also for anyone who is experienced in Yoga but would like torelax and stretch through a gentle flow. Suzee Goebel has 7+years of experience, is a Cerfied Yoga Therapist from the LePageProfessional Yoga Therapy Program and is registered with theInternaonal Alliance of Yoga Therapists. This class may be takenconcurrently with YOGA FLOW or THERAPEUTIC YOGA for adiscounted fee. Needed props include: "Scky" Yoga mat and aMexican or similar blanket. Drop-in fee $12. See Drop-in Policy onpage 23. Course unavailable for online registraon.Instructor: Suzee GoebelFee: Member $40/$35/Non-member $50/$45 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24124 1/3-24 Tu 9-10AM CR-AMADO24125 1/5-26 Th 9-10AM CR-AMADO24126 2/2-23 Th 9-10AM CR-AMADO24127 2/7-28 Tu 9-10AM CR-AMADO24128 3/6-27 Tu 9-10AM CR-AMADO24129 3/8-29 Th 9-10AM CR-AMADO24130 4/3-24 Tu 9-10AM CR-AMADO24131 4/5-26 Th 9-10AM CR-AMADOYoga FlowPrevious Yoga experience required. This class is based on theSun Salutaons Sequence. It will "awaken" dormant muscles byincreasing flexibility and endurance. At the end of the class youwill feel invigorated, enthusiasc and yet relaxed. Suzee Goebelhas 7+ years of experience, is a Cerfied Yoga Teacher from theLe Page Professional Yoga Therapy Program and is registeredwith the Internaonal Alliance of Yoga Therapists. Needed propsinclude "Scky" Yoga mat and Mexican or similar blanket. Drop-infee $12. See Drop-in Policy on page 23. This class may be takenconcurrently with THERAPEUTIC YOGA or GENTLE YOGA for adiscounted fee. Course unavailable for online registraon.Instructor: Suzee GoebelFee: Member $40/$35/Non-member $50/$45 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24132 1/3-24 Tu 10:30AM-12PM CR-AMADO24133 1/5-26 Th 10:30AM-12PM CR-AMADO24134 2/2-23 Th 10:30AM-12PM CR-AMADO24135 2/7-28 Tu 10:30AM-12PM CR-AMADO24136 3/6-27 Tu 10:30AM-12PM CR-AMADO24137 3/8-29 Th 10:30AM-12PM CR-AMADO24138 4/3-24 Tu 10:30AM-12PM CR-AMADO24139 4/5-26 Th 10:30AM-12PM CR-AMADORegister online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 27


Therapeuc YogaIMMERSE YOURSELF INTO A THERAPEUTIC YOGA EXPERIENCE!Previous Yoga experience required. Each class is addressed todifferent parts of your body following the Chakra Therapy Systemand Sun/Moon Salutaons Flow. Suzee Goebel has 7+ yearsof experience, is a Cerfied Yoga Therapist from the LePageProfessional Yoga Therapy Program and is registered with theInternaonal Alliance of Yoga Therapists. Drop-in fee $12. SeeDrop-in Policy on page 23. This class may be taken concurrentlywith YOGA FLOW or GENTLE YOGA for a discounted fee. Neededprops include "Scky" Yoga mat and a Mexican or similar blanket.Course unavailable for online registraon.Instructor: Suzee GoebelFee: Member $40/$35/Non-member $50/$45 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24140 1/7-28 Sa 10:30AM-12PM CR-AMADO24141 2/4-25 Sa 10:30AM-12PM CR-AMADO24142 3/10-31 Sa 10:30AM-12PM CR-AMADO24143 4/7-28 Sa 10:30AM-12PM CR-AMADOHatha Yoga Saguaro - Level IOpen to yoga students of all levels who want to start or improvetheir yoga pracce, the objecve of Hatha yoga is to bring intounion/harmony/ balance-the body, breath, and mind. Studentswill experience and explore a wide variety of yoga poses andbreathing techniques. You will receive inspiraons from theteachings of BNS Iyengar, Max Strom, Bob Smith and Ki McGraw.Yoga Alliance has listed Richard, E-500 RYT, experienced,registered yoga teacher. REQUIRED and available for purchasefrom the instructor: yoga mat, two blocks, firm blanket, andstrap. Drop-in fee $12. See Drop-in Policy on page 23.Instructor: Richard RothFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24985 1/6-27 F 11AM-12PM LC-OCOT24987 2/3-24 F 11AM-12PM LC-OCOT24989 3/2-23 F 11AM-12PM LC-OCOT24994 3/30-4/20 F 11AM-12PM LC-OCOTHatha Yoga Saguaro - Level IIThis class is for students experienced with basic yoga posturesand who have pracced yoga regularly for a full year. Classesare a sequence of sun salutaons, standing/seated postures,back bending and inversions. You will receive inspiraons fromthe teachings of BNS Iyengar, Max Strom, Bob Smith and KiMcGraw. Emphasis is on the breath and developing balance,concentraon, and openness in the body/mind. Yoga Alliancehas listed Richard, E-500 RYT, experienced, registered yogateacher. REQUIRED and available for purchase from instructor:yoga mat, two blocks, firm blanket, and strap. Drop-in fee $12.See Drop-in Policy on page 23.Instructor: Richard RothFee: Member $45/Non-member $55 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24996 1/6-27 F 9-10:30AM LC-OCOT24998 2/3-24 F 9-10:30AM LC-OCOT25000 3/2-23 F 9-10:30AM LC-OCOT25002 3/30-4/20 F 9-10:30AM LC-OCOTYoga for BeginnersYoga for beginners with no previous yoga experience andstudents who may desire a gentler pracce will be repeatedmany mes to develop a firm command and understanding ofbasic yoga principles. Emphasis will be on breath, alignment,stretching, toning and balancing. Benefits are progressive andexperienced in each class. PROPS REQUIRED: yoga mat, 8’ yogastrap, 1-2 blankets (Mexican blankets work well). Instructor hasprops for sale. Discounted fees if taking two or more Seja classesper week. Course unavailable for online registraon. Drop-in fee$12. See Drop-in Policy on page 23.Instructor: Seja SnowFee: Member $40/$30/Non-member $50/$40 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24324 1/2-23 M 1:30-3PM LC-CTWD24325 1/30-2/20 M 1:30-3PM LC-CTWD24326 2/27-3/19 M 1:30-3PM LC-CTWD24327 4/2-23 M 1:30-3PM LC-CTWDChair YogaEasy way to pracce yoga, well suited for everyone, especially forpeople who cannot get down on the floor and have limited rangeof mobility. Connect to your breath, flow through guided yogaposes to loosen up joints, strengthen muscles and stretch ghtplaces using the chair for support. Props a must: yoga mat, 8’yoga strap, two Mexican blankets. Instructor has props for sale.Discounted fees if taking two or more Seja classes per week.Course unavailable for online registraon. Drop-in fee $12. SeeDrop-in Policy on page 23.Instructor: Seja SnowFee: Member $40/$30/Non-member $50/$40 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24398 1/5-26 Th 9-10AM LC-JNPR24399 2/2-23 Th 9-10AM LC-JNPR24400 3/1-22 Th 9-10AM LC-JNPR24401 4/5-26 Th 9-10AM LC-JNPRYoga - Morning SalutaonsModerate yoga pracce to stretch, strengthen and invigorate thebody and connue deepening the integraon of body and mind.Open to students with substanal yoga experience only. Wellrounded pracce of standing, twisng, forward and back bendingand inversion poses will be covered. PROPS REQUIRED: yoga mat,8’ yoga strap, two 4 in. foam blocks, 3 blankets (Mexican oneswork well). Instructor has props for sale. Discounted fees if takingtwo or more Seja classes per week. Course unavailable for onlineregistraon. Drop-in fee $12. See Drop-in Policy on page 23.Instructor: Seja SnowFee: Member $40/$30/Non-member $50/$40 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24333 1/4-25 W 9-10:30AM SRS-FSTA24334 2/1-22 W 9-10:30AM SRS-FSTA24335 2/29-3/21 W 9-10:30AM SRS-FSTA24336 4/4-25 W 9-10:30AM SRS-FSTA28 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


Yoga - To Restore and Relieve StressOen untapped jewel of yoga pracce, the missing link tocomplete care of one self. Can be therapeuc as a complementto any ongoing medical treatments or standing on it’s own.Supported, gentle yet deep effecve pracce using props to dothe work for us. Deeply quieng to the mind and body. PROPSARE A MUST FOR THIS PRACTICE: yoga mat, 8’ yoga strap,2 plus blankets (Mexican blankets work well), and for mostpeople block and bolster. Instructor has props for sale or rent.Discounted fees if taking two or more Seja classes per week.Course unavailable for online registraon. Drop-in fee $12. SeeDrop-in Policy on page 23.Instructor: Seja SnowFee: Member $40/$30/Non-member $50/$40 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24402 1/5-26 Th 10:30AM-12PM LC-JNPR24403 2/2-23 Th 10:30AM-12PM LC-JNPR24404 3/1-22 Th 10:30AM-12PM LC-JNPR24405 4/5-26 Th 10:30AM-12PM LC-JNPRYoga for Back Care - BeginningNo Yoga Experience Necessary! This class will benefit you bystretching and aligning the spine by the way of correcngits asymmetry. It will also forfy the muscles that surroundthe spine to stabilize it. A study performed by the Annals ofInternal Medicine in December 2006 showed that "quite clearlyYoga helps those with low back pain." Bring your own props.REQUIRED: yoga scky mat, 2 blankets (Mexican blankets workwell) and 8’ yoga strap. Props may be purchased from instructor.Discounted fees if taking 2 or more classes per week of any ofSeja’s classes. This class unavailable for online registraon. Dropinfee $12. See Drop-in Policy on page 23.Instructor: Seja SnowFee: Member $40/$30/Non-member $50/$40 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24390 1/3-24 Tu 8-9:15AM LC-AGAVE24391 1/31-2/21 Tu 8-9:15AM LC-AGAVE24392 2/28-3/20 Tu 8-9:15AM LC-AGAVE24393 4/3-24 Tu 8-9:15AM LC-AGAVEYoga for Back Care - ConnuingThis class is progression for the students who have takenBeginning Back Care yoga classes and those wanng a gentler yogapracce. Some yoga experience is necessary. We will connueworking on the back strengthening and aligning and wideningour pracce. Bring your own props. REQUIRED: yoga scky mat,2 blankets (Mexican blankets work well) and 8’ yoga strap. Propsmay be purchased from instructor. Discounted fees if taking twoor more Seja classes per week. Course unavailable for onlineregistraon. Drop-in fee $12. See Drop-in Policy on page 23.Instructor: Seja SnowFee: Member $40/$30/Non-member $50/$40 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24394 1/6-27 F 8-9:15AM LC-AGAVE24395 2/3-24 F 8-9:15AM LC-AGAVE24396 3/2-23 F 8-9:15AM LC-AGAVE24397 4/6-27 F 8-9:15AM LC-AGAVEYoga - Level I/IIThis class is for students with substanal yoga experience,providing a more vigorous, challenging pracce, building on priorknowledge gained in the Beginners class. A firm understandingand command of fundamental yoga poses and principals isrequired. An in-depth study of Sun Salutaon is presented andmore advanced poses may be explored as we connue to buildon past learning. Meditave approach and Focused breathingis encouraged. Bring your own props. REQUIRED: yoga mat, 8’yoga strap, 2-3 blankets (Mexican blankets work well) and 2blocks. Instructor has props for sale. Discounted fees if takingtwo or more Seja classes per week. Course unavailable for onlineregistraon. Drop-in fee $12. See Drop-in Policy on page 23.Instructor: Seja SnowFee: Member $40/$30/Non-member $50/$40 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24320 1/2-23 M 9-10:30AM LC-CTWD24321 1/30-2/20 M 9-10:30AM LC-CTWD24322 2/27-3/19 M 9-10:30AM LC-CTWD24323 4/2-23 M 9-10:30AM LC-CTWDYoga IThis is an introductory course to Yoga-asanas (poses), supportedby breathing awareness. Much is about preparing the bodythrough stretching and limb rotaon. The exercises are basic,gentle and very beneficial. The class will consist of mostly floorwork with some standing poses. Please come with an emptystomach. Bring mat, blanket and strap.Instructor: Eveli SabaeFee: Member 4 classes $28, 5 classes $35/Non-member $10 moreCR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24410 1/3-31 (5) Tu 10:30-11:30AM LC-JNPR24411 1/6-27 (4) F 10:30-11:30AM LC-JNPR24412 2/3-24 (4) F 10:30-11:30AM LC-JNPR24413 2/7-28 (4) Tu 10:30-11:30AM LC-JNPR24414 3/2-30 (5) F 10:30-11:30AM LC-JNPR24415 3/6-27 (4) Tu 10:30-11:30AM LC-JNPR24416 4/3-24 (4) Tu 10:30-11:30AM LC-JNPR24417 4/6-27 (4) F 10:30-11:30AM LC-JNPRYoga IIThis course covers a wide range of Yoga poses, from forwardbends to balancing poses, backbends and more if possible. Youneed to be fit, flexible and mindful to enroll in this class. NOTE:Yoga I required before aending this class. If you have previousYoga experience, please contact instructor prior to registering at881-0384.Instructor: Eveli SabaeFee: Member 4 classes $32, 5 classes $40/Non-member $10 moreCR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24418 1/3-31 (5) Tu 8:30-10AM LC-JNPR24419 1/6-27 (4) F 8:30-10AM LC-JNPR24420 2/3-24 (4) F 8:30-10AM LC-JNPR24421 2/7-28 (4) Tu 8:30-10AM LC-JNPR24422 3/2-30 (5) F 8:30-10AM LC-JNPR24423 3/6-27 (4) Tu 8:30-10AM LC-JNPR24424 4/3-24 (4) Tu 8:30-10AM LC-JNPR24425 4/6-27 (4) F 8:30-10AM LC-JNPRRegister online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 29


YogacizeThis is a one hour workout that blends heart strengtheningcardio, muscle toning, facial fitness yoga for a more youthfulappearance and tradional yoga postures that increase strength,flexibility and balance. Each session includes a light aerobicwarm up, weight training, a variety of yoga stretches and a finalrelaxaon segment. Bring a mat, water, and 2-5 lb. weights.Discounted fee if taking both Wed. and Fri. classes concurrently.Drop-in fee $7. See Drop-in Policy on page 23. Class unavailablefor online registraon.Instructor: Jan JordanFee: Member $36/$30/Non-member $46/$40 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION23361 1/6-2/10 F 8-9AM CV-REC23362 1/11-2/15 W 8-9AM CV-REC23363 2/17-3/23 F 8-9AM CV-REC23364 2/22-3/28 W 8-9AM CV-RECZumba GoldThis is a low to medium impact Lan dance aerobics class. Thefocus of this class is to tone, increase awareness of breathingduring movement, improve endurance and coordinaon. The classis also for those who want to incorporate weight bearing exercisesinto their fitness roune. Move and dance to simple choreographywith fun improvisaonal dance to salsa, merengue, mambo andmuch more. No previous dance experience necessary, just thedesire to have fun. Terri James is cerfied in Zumba Gold andhas over 25 years of dance training. Drop-in fee $10. See Drop-inPolicy on page 23. Bring 1 to 1.5 lb. weights and water. Discountedfees if taking both Mon. and Wed. classes concurrently. Classunavailable for online registraon.Instructor: Terri JamesFee: Member 4 classes $32/$28, 5 classes $40/$36/Non-member$10 moreCR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION23492 1/2-30 (5) M 9-10AM LC-OCOT23493 1/4-25 (4) W 9-10AM LC-OCOT23494 2/1-29 (5) W 9-10AM LC-OCOT23495 2/6-27 (4) M 9-10AM LC-OCOT23496 3/5-26 (4) M 9-10AM LC-OCOT23497 3/7-28 (4) W 9-10AM LC-OCOT23498 4/2-30 (5) M 9-10AM LC-OCOT23499 4/4-25 (4) W 9-10AM LC-OCOTZumba Gold with RebeccaThis is a low to medium impact Lan cardio workout. Thefocus of this class is to improve cardiovascular health, balanceand coordinaon. Drop ins $10. See Drop-in Policy on page 23.Instructor has Zumba Gold cerficaon.Instructor: Rebecca Pinã CammarotaFee: Member 4 classes $32, 5 classes $40/Non-member $10 moreCR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24314 1/4-25 (4) W 4:30-5:30PM LC-CTWD24315 2/1-29 (5) W 4:30-5:30PM LC-CTWD24316 3/7-28 (4) W 4:30-5:30PM LC-CTWDLanguage Arts and WritingBasic Sign LanguageBasic Sign Language is an introducon to the language ofsigns. You will learn the alphabet, numbers, days of the week,months of the year, greengs, about 100 words, deaf cultureand body placement of signs. Basic sign is the foundaon forConversaonal Sign Language. Come and begin to learn thisbeauful language. Instructor has taught sign language for over25 years. Required text The Art of Sign Language Phrases byChristopher Brown (available locally).Instructor: Debrah JonesFee: Member $65/Non-member $75 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24918 1/23-2/27 M 9-10:30AM LC-ACACConversaonal Sign LanguageConversaonal Sign Language connues where Basic SignLanguage le off. Must have completed Basic Sign Language.We will connue to learn more signs, sentences, idioms, and willengage in in-class sign conversaons. This class will expand yourknowledge of signs and your ability to communicate in Sign. Signlanguage is a very good exercise for hands and brain. Instructorhas taught sign language for over 25 years. Required text The Artof Sign Language Phrases by Christopher Brown (available locally).Instructor: Debrah JonesFee: Member $65/Non-member $75 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24920 1/23-2/27 M 12-1:30PM LC-ACACFrench IStart - or start again - learning French with confidence. Wewill focus on oral communicaon, travel vocabulary and basicgrammar. Required text: Learn French the Fast and Fun Way byElizabeth Bourquin Leete. Instructor is a nave French speakerand educator.Instructor: Sylvie RobertshawFee: Member $80/Non-member $90 Classes: 5CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION23219 1/10-2/7 Tu 10AM-12PM LC-ACACFrench IIKnowledge of some French is required for this class. We willexplore the French language and the French culture througheveryday situaons using oral communicaon. Required text:Learn French the Fast and Fun Way by Elizabeth Bourquin Leete.Instructor is a nave French speaker and educator.Instructor: Sylvie RobertshawFee: Member $80/Non-member $90 Classes: 5CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION23220 2/21-3/20 Tu 10AM-12PM LC-ACAC30 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


French IIIThis class is a connuaon of French II with focus on morecomplex life and language situaons. Intermediate level speakerswelcome. Text: Learn French the Fast and Fun Way by ElizabethBourquin Leete. Instructor is a nave speaker and educator.Instructor: Sylvie RobertshawFee: Member $80/Non-member $90 Classes: 5CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION23221 1/13-2/10 F 10AM-12PM LC-ACACFrench ConversaonCee classe est pour les personnes qui veulent praquer. Lessujets de conversaon sont choisis par les parcipants du groupe.On peut donc prendre cee classe plusieurs fois pour le plaisirde parler et de progresser encore. Instructor is a nave Frenchspeaker and educator. Small fee may apply for handouts.Instructor: Sylvie RobertshawFee: Member $80/Non-member $90 Classes: 5CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION23222 2/24-3/23 F 10AM-12PM LC-ACACItalian IPlanning on traveling to Italy or just wanng to learn thelanguage? Learn basic vocabulary, grammar and conversaon.Customs are also covered. Text: Learn Italian the Fast and FunWay by Marcel Danesi (available locally). The instructor is anave speaker with years of teaching experience.Instructor: AnnamariaFee: Member $72/Non-member $82 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION23371 1/18-2/22 W 11:15AM-1PM CH-MSQTItalian IIThis class is a connuaon of Italian I or requires someknowledge of the language. The class covers grammar,vocabulary and dicon with emphasis on conversaon androle playing. Customs and Italian culture are also covered. Text:Learn Italian the Fast and Fun Way, by Marcel Danesi (availablelocally). The instructor is a nave speaker with years of teachingexperience. No Class 3/7.Instructor: AnnamariaFee: Member 5 classes $60, 6 classes $72/Non-member $10 moreCR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION23373 1/11-2/15 (6) W 9:45-11AM CH-MSQT23374 2/22-3/28 (5) W 9:45-11AM CH-MSQTItalian - ConversaonThis class is for students with previous experience in the Italianlanguage. Ready to mix and discuss various topics in a fun casualclass atmosphere? Conversing, reading and role playing.... jointo further improve your knowledge of the Italian language. Text:Italian Vocabulary by Gobe (available locally). The instructor isa nave speaker with years of teaching experience. No class 3/7.Instructor: AnnamariaFee: Member 5 classes $60, 6 classes $72/Non-member $10 moreCR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION23375 1/11-2/15 (6) W 8-9:30AM CH-MSQT23376 2/22-3/28 (5) W 8-9:30AM CH-MSQTThe Sounds of SpanishIf you never studied Spanish, you may find the words you seeon street signs and in restaurants difficult to pronounce. Bylearning the "sounds of Spanish," you will be able to say thosewords (even if you do not know their meaning!) We will focuson pronunciaon and also learn some vocabulary and phrasesas an introducon to the Spanish language. Material fee $3 forhandouts paid to instructor at class. Sarah Hogan-McNu M.A.has 30 years experience in adult educaon.Instructor: Sarah Hogan-McNuFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 5CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24904 1/17-31 Tu,Th 10-11:30AM ABS-REC24905 2/24-3/9 F,Tu 1-2:30PM DH-RM CSpanish - BasicsThis course is an introducon to learn the alphabet and words,telling me, greengs useful expressions and even how to ordera meal. Handouts included. Zandra Pardi B.A., is a nave speakerand experienced instructor.Instructor: Zandra PardiFee: Member $45/Non-member $55 Classes: 3CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24694 1/5-19 Th 9-11AM DH-RM C24695 1/9-23 M 9-11AM DH-RM CSpanish - Elementary IThis class is for those who have finished Basic Spanish. The coursecovers present tense of regular verbs. Required text: Pracce MakesPerfect Spanish Verb Tenses, by Dorothy Devney Richmond. ZandraPardi B.A., is a nave speaker and experienced instructor.Instructor: Zandra PardiFee: Member $45/Non-member $55 Classes: 3CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24697 1/26-2/9 Th 9-11AM DH-RM C24698 1/30-2/13 M 9-11AM DH-RM CSpanish - Elementary IIThis course is for those who have completed Spanish Elementary I.The course covers verbs "to be, ser and estar." Required text: PracceMakes Perfect Spanish Verb Tenses, by Dorothy Devney Richmond.Zandra Pardi B.A., is a nave speaker and experienced instructor.Instructor: Zandra PardiFee: Member $45/Non-member $55 Classes: 3CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24699 2/16-3/1 Th 9-11AM DH-RM C24700 2/20-3/5 M 9-11AM DH-RM CSpanish - Elementary IIIThis course is for those who have completed Spanish ElementaryII. The course covers "hay," "tener" and the personal "a."Required text: Pracce Makes Perfect Spanish Verb Tenses, byDorothy Devney Richmond. Zandra Pardi B.A., is a nave speakerand experienced instructor.Instructor: Zandra PardiFee: Member $45/Non-member $55 Classes: 3CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24701 1/6-20 F 12:30-2:30PM DH-RM C24702 3/26-4/9 M 9-11AM DH-RM CRegister online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 31


Spanish - Intermediate IThis course covers verbs like "gustar" and the presentprogressive tense. Required text: Pracce Makes Perfect SpanishVerb Tenses, by Dorothy Devney Richmond. Zandra Pardi B.A., isa nave speaker and experienced instructor.Instructor: Zandra PardiFee: Member $45/Non-member $55 Classes: 3CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24704 1/3-17 Tu 10AM-12PM DH-RM CSpanish - Intermediate IIThis course is for those who completed Intermediate I. The coursecovers the preterite tense. Required text: Pracce Makes PerfectSpanish Verb Tenses, by Dorothy Devney Richmond. Zandra PardiB.A., is a nave speaker and experienced instructor.Instructor: Zandra PardiFee: Member $65/Non-member $75 Classes: 5CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24705 1/24-2/21 Tu 10AM-12PM DH-RM CSpanish - Intermediate IIIThis course covers the imperfect tense. Required text: PracceMakes Perfect Spanish Verb Tenses, by Dorothy Devney Richmond.Zandra Pardi B.A., is a nave speaker and experienced instructor.No class 3/13 and 3/20.Instructor: Zandra PardiFee: Member $65/Non-member $75 Classes: 5CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24706 1/9-2/6 M 12:15-2:15PM DH-RM C24707 2/28-4/10 Tu 10AM-12PM DH-RM CSpanish - Advanced IThis course covers the future and condional tenses. Requiredtext: Pracce Makes Perfect Spanish Verb Tenses, by DorothyDevney Richmond. Zandra Pardi B.A., is a nave speaker andexperienced instructor.Instructor: Zandra PardiFee: Member $55/Non-member $65 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24708 2/13-3/5 M 12:15-2:15PM DH-RM CSpanish - Advanced IIThis course covers the present perfect and the past perfecttenses. Required text: Pracce Makes Perfect Spanish VerbTenses, by Dorothy Devney Richmond. Zandra Pardi B.A., is anave speaker and experienced instructor.Instructor: Zandra PardiFee: Member $55/Non-member $65 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24709 1/4-25 W 9-11:00AM DH-RM C24710 3/26-4/16 M 12:15-2:15PM DH-RM CSpanish - Advanced IIIThis course covers the imperave and the present subjuncvetenses. Required text: Pracce Makes Perfect Spanish VerbTenses, by Dorothy Devney Richmond. Zandra Pardi B.A., is anave speaker and experienced instructor.Instructor: Zandra PardiFee: Member $75/Non-member $85 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24711 2/1-3/7 W 9-11AM DH-RM CEspanõl Pracco IEsta clase es para aquellas personas que ya hablan en empopresente y desean placar "un poco de todo." Instructor is anave speaker and experienced instructor.Instructor: Zandra PardiFee: Member $65/Non-member $75 Classes: 5CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24712 1/5-2/2 Th 12:30-2:30PM DH-RM C24713 2/9-3/8 Th 12:30-2:30PM DH-RM CEspanõl Pracco IIEsta clase is para connuar placando en diferentes empos lalenqua espanola "Hablaremos un poco de todo." Zandra Pardi,B.A., is a nave speaker and experienced instructor.Instructor: Zandra PardiFee: Member $65/Non-member $75 Classes: 5CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24714 1/6-2/3 F 9-11AM DH-RM C24715 2/10-3/9 F 9-11AM DH-RM CPublish Your Book and Papers for Freeat Amazon KindleDr. Sam Yulish has published both books and papers for almost3 decades. His latest big success was a paper that was in thetop 10 of its category in the UK for 5 months-and even number1 at mes. He can show you how to get your book published atKindle for absolutely free!! More electronic books are sold atAmazon through Kindle than paperback books! Jump into the21st century - learn from an expert.Instructor: Samuel YulishFee: Member $20/Non-member $30 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24973 2/22 W 2-3PM LC-IRWDReflecve WringThis course will help you write about current and past experiencesin an honest and insighul way. Wring reflecvely promoteshealing and personal growth. If you are interested in autobiographicalwring or journaling, this course will benefit you. Noprior wring experience is necessary. Bring pen or pencil and wringpaper. The instructor is a mental health therapist and writer.Instructor: Michael YeagerFee: Member $60/Non-member $70 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24854 1/10-2/14 Tu 1-3PM LC-ACAC24855 2/21-3/27 Tu 1-3PM LC-ACAC"Thanks (Mucho Gracias) for agreat beginning!"32 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


Write Your LifeLeave a living legacy of your life’s highlights for family andfriends. Share with others the stories of your childhood, yourwork, joys, challenges and successes. Construcve commentswill be offered by classmates. Bring wring to first class alongwith paper and pencil.Instructor: Ardyth GuestFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 5CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24155 1/2-30 M 9-11AM DH-RM A24156 1/3-31 Tu 9-11AM DH-RM A24157 2/3-3/2 F 9-11AM DH-RM A24158 2/6-3/5 M 9-11AM DH-RM A24159 2/7-3/6 Tu 9-11AM DH-RM A24160 3/12-4/9 M 9-11AM DH-RM A24161 3/13-4/10 Tu 9-11AM DH-RM AAnyone Can Have Fun WringThe aim is to encourage wring in the same spirit in whichyou might approach painng, singing, or modeling with clay:as something natural and recreaonal. The course includesstrategies and ps for wring smoothly, effecvely and happily;friendly discussion about its joys and difficules, and a chanceto share any wring on which you may have been working. Theinstructor is a former journalist, editor and English teacher. Bringto class: A pad or notebook with lined paper and either a pen ora couple of sharpened pencils.Instructor: Jay KoblerFee: Member $50/Non-member $60 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24675 1/11-2/1 W 1-3PM ABS-REC24676 2/15-3/7 W 1-3PM ABS-REC24677 3/21-4/11 W 1-3PM ABS-RECWring Your MemoirWe’re all storytellers-we take our life experience andstretch it into a story and make meaning from it. A memoir isa story from your life, not the story of your life. In this Fridayevening and all day Saturday workshop we will examine the callof our stories, how to capture ideas and get started. Themes,scenes and telling the truth will be covered as well as the keyelements to good wring. Balden is a teacher with 30 yearsexperience. Parcipants need to bring a journal and pens. Therewill be a lunch break on Saturday, bring a lunch and beverage.Instructor: Gail BaldenFee: Member $50/Non-member $60 Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24961 2/10-11 F 6-8PM LC-IRWDSa 9AM-4PM LC-IRWDWrite from the HeartAll good wring comes from the heart and what we caremost about. This Friday evening and all day Saturday workshopwill include good advice, wring exercises and inspiraon forthose drawn to self-expression, whether in the form of journalsketches, essays, memoir, short ficon or poetry. Enliven yourlife by discovering what you think, feel and know through thepower of words. Balden is a teacher with 30 years experience.Parcipants need to bring a journal and pens. There will be alunch break on Saturday, bring a lunch and beverage.Instructor: Gail BaldenFee: Member $50/Non-member $60 Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24962 3/2-3 F 6-8PM LC-IRWDSa 9AM-4PM LC-IRWDCreang an Illustrated JournalCreave spirits need a place to remember, doodle, drawand dream. Whether you create personal pages, travel journalsor nature journals, this Friday evening and all day Saturdayworkshop will focus on capturing your world on the page usinglanguage and imagery. See with new eyes and express yourobservaons, thoughts and feelings in an illustrated journal.Balden is a teacher with 30 years experience. Parcipants shouldbring a journal with sturdy blank pages on which to work andpreferred art supplies. There will be a lunch break on Saturday,bring a lunch and beverage.Instructor: Gail BaldenFee: Member $50/Non-member $60 Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24963 3/23-24 F 6-8PM LC-IRWDSa 9AM-4PM LC-IRWDLapidaryPala Tourmaline Mines - RareUnderground Mine Tours and Fee Digfor GemsThe Pala Tourmaline Mines in Southern California are part ofAmerica’s history, having produced some incredible mineralspecimens that take center stage in Natural History Museumsacross the country. We recently had a rare twofold opportunityto visit 3 of these mines: the Pala Chief, the Oceanview andthe Stewart Lithia, located near the town of Pala, in San DiegoCounty. We went underground with a field trip organized by the2011 GIA Symposium, and also spent a day fee-digging for gemsat one of the mines. During this power-point slide presentaonyou will see a virtual photo tour of these mines and share thestories of the mine owners. We’ll then discuss our fee-dig dayat the Oceanview Mine, hunng for Tourmalines and Kunzite,and inform you of how to make a reservaon. We will also showphotos of the extraordinary specimens, gems and jewelry thatare on display at the San Diego Natural History Museum and theFallbrook Gem and Mineral Museum.Instructor: Helen Serras-HermanFee: Member $10/Non-member $20 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24637 1/12 Th 4-6PM LC-OCOTRegister online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 33


Celebrang Arizona’s CentennialLocal Gems & Minerals and a Guide tothe 2012 Tucson Gem ShowAs the 2012 Tucson gem shows are approaching, we’ll talk aboutthe wonderful local gems and minerals that will be featuredduring this year’s Arizona Centennial theme, such as Turquoise,Azurite and the legendary Chrysocolla in Quartz (Gem Silica), justto name a few. We’ll take a quick look at the mines that producethese rare gems, and how to visit some of them. Whether youare searching for lapidary rough materials for cabbing, facengor carving, or for finished cut gemstones, we’ll discuss thevarious factors to consider behind your purchases, and how tomake decisions based on quanty, sizes, and pricing. We’ll takea look at the variety of gemstone beads and discuss treatmentsthat should be disclosed by the seller at the me of purchase.Finally, during this presentaon we will take a virtual tour ofthe Tucson gem shows, wholesale and retail venues, and offerinsights and ps for how to get prepared for a smooth andpleasurable buying experience.Instructor: Helen Serras-HermanFee: Member $10/Non-member $20 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24638 1/24 Tu 4-6PM LC-CTWDPricing Your Gem Artwork - 20 Costs toConsiderWhether your work is carved gems, cabochons, faceted stones,intarsia, jewelry or sculptures, there are several points that youhave to consider before placing a price tag on your work. Someare straight out costs, while others are comparave guidelines thatyou will have to keep in mind, such as comparing your work toother arsts’ work, or to your previous work, esmang the rarityand value of your piece. During this presentaon we will take alook at 20 costs that directly affect the pricing of your artwork,we’ll make some evaluaons and see how you can figure a boomline price for your artwork. We will also discuss the potenalbenefits and challenges that commission work offers.Instructor: Helen Serras-HermanFee: Member $10/Non-member $20 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24639 2/16 Th 4-6PM LC-CTWDPLEASE REGISTER EARLY!Many classes fill quickly. Avoiddisappointment because a programhas been filled or possibly cancelleddue to low enrollment.Archaeology and Gems - CombineThem on Your TravelsWith a love for ancient cultures and a passion for gems, why notmerge them on your travel ineraries? It is usually easier to findthe archaeological sites, but will take some extra research to findArchaeological or Historical museums with secons of gems, mineralsand jewelry. It may be crucial in allocang me in your travelschedule, as you may have limited me at each locaon. If you alsoenjoy actually going rock-hounding in search of gems and minerals,then a further research of sites and accessibility is paramount. Youwill want to make a travel preparaon check, to bring extra clothing,proper gear, maps and direcons. This presentaon will providesources for this informaon and a look at some fabulous internaonalmuseum collecons of gems and jewelry.Instructor: Helen Serras-HermanFee: Member $10/Non-member $20 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25104 3/6 Tu 4-6PM LC-OCOTBasic Wire Wrap Jewelry ClassBasic techniques for wire wrapping stones and beads is a handson class. The fast pace could be difficult for arthric hands.Techniques taught include the basic loop, spiral coil cage andfree form wrapped pendant with wrapped bail. You will completethree projects in class. Gauges and properes of wire will bediscussed. Bring the following tools: Chain nose, flat nose andround nose jewelry pliers, flush cuers, 12 in. ruler, and a fine ppermanent marker. Material charge is $25 payable at class. (Toolsavailable for purchase).Instructor: Lapidary ClubFee: Member $30/Non-member N/A Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24795 1/6 F 9AM-12PM EC-STUDIO24796 2/7 Tu 1-4PM EC-STUDIO24797 3/14 W 1-4PM EC-STUDIO24798 4/5 Th 1-4PM EC-STUDIOBeginning Chain MakingThe student will learn to make a chain bracelet or two in silveror copper - lovely to wear or give as a gi. Material charge whichincludes jump rings and clasps, is esmated at $80 for 2 silver(depending on current silver prices) bracelets or $30 for copperor $65 for one of each and will be payable at the first class. Toolswill be furnished. NOTE: This class requires working with pliersand could be difficult for arthric hands.Instructor: Lapidary ClubFee: Member $35/Non-member N/A Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24791 1/10-12 Tu,Th 10AM-12PM EC-STUDIO24792 2/7-9 Tu,Th 10AM-12PM EC-STUDIO24793 3/6-8 Tu,Th 10AM-12PM EC-STUDIO24794 4/10-12 Tu,Th 10AM-12PM EC-STUDIO34 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


Introducon to Fusing Dichroic JewelryStudents will assemble 3 pieces of fusible glass and dichroic glass.These pieces may be used for pendants, earrings, etc. This classwill give a basic knowledge of glass fusion as well as dichroic glasscapabilies. No prior experience is necessary. No tools needed.This is a two day (separated) class. The class includes cung,design, fusing and finishing. The material charge of $30 whichincludes glass, bails, etc. is to be paid at the first class.Instructor: Lapidary ClubFee: Member $30/Non-member N/A Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24776 1/4-6 W,F 2-4PM EC-STUDIO24777 2/1-3 W,F 2-4PM EC-STUDIO24778 3/7-9 W,F 2-4PM EC-STUDIO24779 4/4-6 W,F 2-4PM EC-STUDIOKumihimoThis ancient Japanese braiding method is taught using a marudai(disk/jig) to create a cording with many designs and colors.This cord can be used instead of chains, black cording, etc.The thickness varies according to size of yarn, thread, string ormaterial used. Class will include the history and logic that makesit simple, nothing to memorize. Bring paper, pen and scissors tothe class. Material fee $20 paid to instructor at class. Addionalmaterials will be available for purchase at the class.Instructor: Lapidary ClubFee: Member $25/Non-member N/A Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24799 1/12 Th 1-4PM EC-STUDIO24800 2/9 Th 1-4PM EC-STUDIO24801 3/15 Th 1-4PM EC-STUDIOLapidary ClassLearn to cut, grind and polish quality stones and prepare theGem Cabochon to set in jewelry. Class parcipaon requiresstanding and walking to use the various equipment. Materialscharge (rough gemstones) is $30 payable at the first class.Instructor: Lapidary ClubFee: Member $35/Non-member NA Classes: 3CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24780 1/9-11 M-W 3-5PM WC-LAP24781 1/16-18 M-W 3-5PM WC-LAP24782 1/23-25 M-W 3-5PM WC-LAP24783 2/6-8 M-W 3-5PM WC-LAP24784 2/13-15 M-W 3-5PM WC-LAP24785 2/20-22 M-W 3-5PM WC-LAP24786 3/5-7 M-W 3-5PM WC-LAP24787 3/12-14 M-W 3-5PM WC-LAP24788 3/19-21 M-W 3-5PM WC-LAP24789 4/2-4 M-W 3-5PM WC-LAP24790 4/9-11 M-W 3-5PM WC-LAP"Great teacher! I will take mulplesession of this course."Metal Forming SeminarThis is a PREREQUISITE FOR ANY METAL FORMING OR FORGINGCLASS taught by the Lapidary Club. The seminar includes safety,metals, tools and techniques used in metal smithing. Learnabout our micro brake and other corrugators, circle disc cuer,dapping blocks, punches, mandrels, stamps, hammers, hydraulicpresses and other tools. There will be many examples in copper,brass and silver with some hands on acviy. Material fee of $15paid at class.Instructor: Lapidary ClubFee: Member $10/Non-member N/A Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24802 1/7 Sa 1-4:30PM DH-LAP24803 2/4 Sa 1-4:30PM DH-LAP24804 3/3 Sa 1-4:30PM DH-LAPSilversmithingLearn how to work with silver and the basics of silversoldering. Students will be introduced to the basic elements ofSilversmithing: Torch soldering, choosing a solder, solder melngpoints and fing a solder joint. We will touch on design and themelng point of silver. This first day prepares you for the secondclass, where you will learn the techniques of cung, sawingand finishing. You will complete a turquoise ring. All tools andmaterials are furnished. You may be on your feet for 2 hours perclass. The material fee of $75.00 MUST be paid at West CenterLapidary prior to the first class. (Bring receipt to class).Instructor: Lapidary ClubFee: Member $50/Non-member N/A Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24808 1/9-11 M, W 2-5PM EC-STUDIO24809 1/16-18 M, W 2-5PM EC-STUDIO24810 1/23-25 M, W 2-5PM EC-STUDIO24811 2/6-8 M, W 2-5PM EC-STUDIO24812 2/13-15 M, W 2-5PM EC-STUDIO24813 2/20-22 M, W 2-5PM EC-STUDIO24814 3/5-7 M, W 2-5PM EC-STUDIO24815 3/12-14 M, W 2-5PM EC-STUDIO24816 3/19-21 M, W 2-5PM EC-STUDIO24817 4/2-4 M, W 2-5PM EC-STUDIO24818 4/9-11 M, W 2-5PM EC-STUDIOSilversmithing, Precious Metal Clay (PMC)The student will be given knowledge in the use of PMC whichcontains silver to mold a piece of jewelry. Then it will be kiln fired,finished and polished by the student and made into a beaufulpiece of silver jewelry or earrings. Basic tools provided. Materialfee of $70 (depending on silver prices) is payable the first day ofclass. Materials include PMC, findings and necklace cord.Instructor: Lapidary ClubFee: Member $30/Non-member N/A Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24805 1/10-13 Tu,F 1-4PM EC-STUDIO24806 2/27-3/1 M,Th 9AM-12PM EC-STUDIO24807 3/20-23 Tu,F 1-4PM EC-STUDIORegister online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 35


LecturesOur Lecture Series is FREE and open to all GVR Membersand the General Public!JANUARYHanger Prosthes & Orthocs 4 W EC 2pmPima Council on Aging 5 TH CH 9amHeartland Hospice Care 5 TH DH 9amParkinson's Group 6 F EC 1pmU of A Arthris Center 11 W WC 10amG.V. Gardeners 12 Th DH 9amTucson Orthopaedic Instute 12 Th EC 2pmPima County Valley Fever 17 T EC 9amBayada Nurses 18 W WC 9amSonora Lung Care 18 W WC 1pmSarver Heart 19 Th CH 10amG. V. Gardners 26 Th DH 9amFEBRUARYG. V. Gardners 2 Th DH 9amPima Council on Aging 2 Th CH 9amParkinson's Group 3 F EC 1pmWhipple Observatory 7 T WC 9amU of A Arthris Center 8 W WC 10amG. V. Gardeners 9 Th DH 9amWhipple Observatory 14 T WC 9amBayada Nurses 15 W WC 9amG. V. Gardeners 16 Th WC 9amSarver Heart 16 Th CH 10amTucson Orthopaedic Instute 16 Th EC 2pmWhipple Observatory 21 T WC 9amU of A Neurology 22 W WC 9amG. V. Gardeners 23 Th DH 9amWhipple Observatory 28 T WC 9amMARCHG. V. Gardeners 1 Th DH 9amPima Council on Aging 1 Th CH 9amParkinson's Group 2 F EC 1pmBayada Nurses 7 W WC 1pmG. V. Gardeners 8 Th DH 9amWhipple Observatory 8 T WC 9amU of A Arthris Center 14 W WC 10amSarver Heart 15 Th CH 10amTucson Orthopaedic Instute 15 Th EC 2pmG. V. Gardeners 22 Th WC 9amG. V. Gardeners 29 Th DH 9amAPRILG. V. Gardeners 5 Th DH 9amPima Council on Aging 5 Th WC 9amParkinson's Group 6 F EC 1pmU of A Arthris Group 11 W WC 10amG. V. Gardeners 12 Th DH 9amG. V. Gardeners 19 Th WC 9amSarver Heart 19 Th CH 10amMusic LessonsBeginning Folk GuitarWant to get that guitar out of the closet? Learn basic chords andstrumming techniques for a variety of folk songs, including "TomDooley," "Red River Valley" and "Happy Birthday." You musthave your own guitar. Materials fee of $6 for handouts paid toinstructor at class. Instructor suggests purchasing an electronictuner (a lile over $20) which will be discussed at class.Instructor: Joan Bell DakinFee: Member $45/Non-member $55 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION23319 1/16-2/6 M 9-10AM WC-RM 2Beginning Folk Guitar IILearn more chords, strums and receive an introducon toFingerpicking style. You must have your own guitar. Materials feeof $6 for handouts paid to instructor at class. Instructor suggestspurchasing an electronic tuner (a lile over $20) which will bediscussed at class.Instructor: Joan Bell DakinFee: Member $45/Non-member $55 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION23320 2/13-3/5 M 9-10AM WC-RM 2Beginning PianoLearn how to read notes, rhythm, chords, major/minor scales,fingering and theory. Have fun learning to play your favorite songs.Recommended to have a piano or keyboard at home for pracce.A $10 fee for music will be collected at the first class.Instructor: Mary Lou DoehringFee: Member $60/Non-member $70 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24376 2/7-3/13 Tu 8-8:45AM EC-AUDSinging is FunLearn to breath, sing on pitch, read music, rhythm and dicon.Discover the joy of singing. "If you can talk, you can sing!" A $5fee for music will be collected at the first class.Instructor: Mary Lou DoehringFee: Member $60/Non-member $70 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24377 2/7-3/13 Tu 9-9:45AM EC-AUD36 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


Instant Piano for Busy PeopleIn just a few hours, you can learn enough secrets of the tradeto give you years of musical enjoyment. While regular pianoteachers teach note reading, piano professionals use chords. Ifyou can find middle C and know the meaning of "Every Good BoyDoes Fine," you already know enough to enroll in this workshop.Total beginners can request a free pamphlet by sending aSASE to Innovave Keyboard Instrucon, 2841 S. SouthwindDr., Gilbert, AZ 85295. Materials fee $29 for workbook and60 minute pracce CD to be paid to instructor at class.Course fee discounted if taking same weekend with anotherCoffman class. This course unavailable for online registraon.website:justonceclasses.comInstructor: Craig CoffmanFee: Member $30/$25/Non-member $40/$35 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24749 1/14 Sa 8:30-11:30AM EC-AUDHow to Play Piano by EarLearn one of music’s deepest mysteries: how to play songswithout relying on music. A very praccal presentaon of musictheory that includes predicng chord progressions, learningfrom recordings, and transposing-all expressed in everydaylanguage. This is an ideal follow-up to the "Instant Piano" classand is open to anyone who has a basic understanding of chordson any instrument. Expand your musical horizons, and freeyourself from sheet-music dependence. Required Materials feeof $29.00 for the How to Play Piano by Ear book and pracce CDwill be collected in class by the instructor. Course fee discountedif taking same weekend with another Coffman class. This courseunavailable for online registraon. Website: justonceclasses.comInstructor: Craig CoffmanFee: Member $30/$25/Non-member $40/$35 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24750 1/14 Sa 12:15-2:45PM EC-AUDInstant Guitar For Busy PeopleHave you ever wanted to learn the guitar? In just a few hoursabsolute beginners can learn enough about playing the guitar togive you years of musical enjoyment, and you won’t have to takeprivate lessons to do it. This crash course will teach you somebasic chords and get you playing along with your favorite songsright away. Bring your acousc guitar. Materials fee of $29 paid toinstructor for workbook and CD. Course fee discounted if takingsame weekend with another Coffman class. This course unavailablefor online registraon. Website: justonceclasses.com.Instructor: Craig CoffmanFee: Member $30/$25/Non-member $40/$35 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24751 1/14 Sa 3-5:30PM EC-AUD24752 2/18 Sa 9:30AM-12PM EC-AUDHow to Play Guitar by EarLearn one of music’s deepest mysteries: how to play songswithout relying on music. This is an ideal follow-up to the‘’Instant Guitar’’ class and is open to anyone who has a basicunderstanding of chords on any instrument. Prior experiencewith guitar chords recommended. Topics include: how to find thestarng note of a song, how to determine when chords change,how to predict the chord progression, how chords help you findthe correct melody, how the melody helps you find the correctchords, how to learn songs from recordings in all keys, how totranspose, the Universal Key Signature, how to use the Circle ofFihs and how to recognize the most common chord paerns.Materials fee of $29 for the How to Play Guitar by Ear book andpracce DVD will be collected in class by the instructor. Coursefee discounted if taking same day with "Instant Guitar." Thiscourse unavailable for online registraon.Website: Instantguitarnow.com.Instructor: Craig CoffmanFee: Member $30/$25/Non-member $40/$35 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24753 2/18 Sa 1-3:30PM EC-AUDPainting & DrawingColorless Creaons: Bringing Black andWhite to LifeYou don’t need color to make a good drawing "come alive!"Create impact, mood depth and drama as you use the full rangeof the value scale. Master tantalizing textures and create detailswith a new sense of realism. Instructor lectures, demos andindividualized aenon all help you to master composion,value and drawing skills, which will lead you to consider graphiteas possibly the end, rather than just the beginning of a greatpiece of art. Pen and ink may also be used! SUPPLY LIST given atregistraon. $4 material fee paid to instructor.Instructor: Susan MorrisFee: Member $100/Non-member $110 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24944 1/11-2/15 W 1-4PM EC-ARTCombining Pen and Ink withWatercolorHave you wished there was a lile more punch to your pen andink drawings, or wanted some crisp details in your watercolors?Your can accomplish both when you put these two tradionalillustraon mediums together. Learn, or get a refresher course,of the basic techniques of both mediums. Demos, lectures andindividual aenon are all offered in a friendly atmosphere soyou can learn some of the essenal tricks to make your endresults really stand out. SUPPLY LIST given at registraon.Instructor: Susan MorrisFee: Member $100/Non-member $110 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24945 2/22-3/28 W 1-4PM EC-ARTRegister online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 37


Designing for SuccessThis course is designed to help you improve your painngs anddrawings by making conscious choices in the use of line, value,shape, space and texture. Learn how to discuss quesons of ArtAesthecs and Art Cricism and how to prepare your art to expressyour message. Get an in-depth understanding of color theory andexperience color mixing. Become familiar with the principles ofunity, rhythm, proporon, dominance and balance and how touse these principles of Composion and Design to create art withgreater expression and impact. Bring current and future plannedprojects. SUPPLY LIST will be given at registraon.Instructor: Susan MorrisFee: Member $100/Non-member $110 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24946 1/3-2/7 Tu 1-4PM EC-ARTDrawing for FunStudents will learn to put what they see into beauful art.Students bring to class 90# weight paper, pencils 2-6-8.Instructor: Jan WillsFee: Member $50/Non-member $60 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24822 1/5-26 Th 9-11AM EC-ART24823 2/2-23 Th 9-11AM EC-ART24824 3/1-22 Th 9-11AM EC-ART24825 3/29-4/19 Th 9-11AM EC-ARTDrawing for Fun - AdvancedWith the basics under our belt, we will explore more detail andhave an instructor arranged culminang field trip.Instructor: Jan WillsFee: Member $50/Non-member $60 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24826 1/3-24 Tu 9-11AM EC-ART24827 2/7-28 Tu 9-11AM EC-ART24828 3/6-27 Tu 9-11AM EC-ART24829 4/3-24 Tu 9-11AM EC-ARTDrawing Out of Your MindThis drawing course is intended for those who believe theycannot draw. It brings forth hidden drawing abilies we all have.A variety of exercises are employed to gradually loosen studentsto find their unique, individual talents - For all levels! Supplies -drawing instrument of choice - tablet of drawing paper.Instructor: Paul McCrearyFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25003 2/22-29 W 1-3PM DH-RM C25004 3/6-13 Tu 10AM-12PM DH-ARTSketching for BeginnersSTRICTLY FOR BEGINNERS who had no instrucon or experiencebut who have had a desire to learn to draw. Bring to class 11 x14 inch sketch pad, 2 sketching pencils and a kneaded eraser.Esmated cost of supplies: $20.Instructor: Harvey KrobothFee: Member $60/Non-member $70 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24870 2/1-22 W 9AM-12PM DH-ARTPocket SketchingQuick to learn, quick to do and amazingly rewarding. Using asmall format (4 x 6 inches), and very inexpensive materials,anyone can learn to create watercolor sketches of excellentquality, anywhere, in 25 minutes or less. All supplies fit in apocket, purse or fanny pack. No previous experience is needed.Advanced arsts will gain a new field technique with lileequipment and no mess. Criques are very frequent. Muchone-on-one support. Learn enough to play for a lifeme! Checkout reviews at www.pocketsketching.com. All materials includedin $38 fee paid to instructor at class. SUPPLY LIST for addionalinformaon. Bring a lunch.Instructor: Kath MacaulayFee: Member $195/Non-member $205 Classes: 3CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25038 2/16-18 Th-Sa 9AM-3PM SRS-ARTIntroducon to Acrylic PainngThis course is for individuals who wish to get started in acrylicsand perhaps discover their own talent. Various methodsand materials will be explored. Instructor has taught art andlandscape design classes as well as exhibing in galleries inWisconsin. SUPPLY LIST.Instructor: Dennis WeimerFee: Member $60/Non-member $70 Classes: 3CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24865 1/12-26 Th 1-3:30PM EC-ARTExploring AcrylicsThis workshop is for individuals who wish to develop their owntechniques with acrylics using their own reference materials. Thegoal is to learn the tools to create one’s own masterpiece. Theinstructor has taught art and landscape design classes as well asexhibing in galleries. SUPPLY LIST given at registraon.Instructor: Dennis WeimerFee: Member $60/Non-member $70 Classes: 3CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24867 2/2-16 Th 1-3:30PM EC-ARTMulple Media - Fume FreeThis class is for beginning and advanced students receivingone to one instrucon. You can work in any media you desireincluding watercolor, pastels, acrylics and drawing. A list ofsuggested materials will be given at registraon. Feel free to callLupe with any quesons about her class at 520-406-6419. Bringa photo to work from, instructor does not accept copies fromanother arst. Course unavailable for online registraon. SUPPLYLIST available at registraon.Instructor: Guadalupe De La TorreFee: 2 classes $30, 3 classes $45, 4 classes $60/Non-member$10 moreCR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24295 1/9-30 M 9AM-12PM DH-ART24294 2/6-27 M 9AM-12PM DH-ART24296 3/5-26 M 9AM-12PM DH-ART24297 4/2-23 M 9AM-12PM DH-ART24298 1/9-30 M 1-4PM DH-ART24299 2/6-27 M 1-4PM DH-ART24300 3/5-26 M 1-4PM DH-ART24301 4/2-23 M 1-4PM DH-ART38 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


Oil Painng - Local Color - LandscapeA road map to strong composion emphasizing valuerelaonships and color temperature. Pushing color byunderstanding color. SUPPLY LIST given at registraon. Courseunavailable for online registraon. Discounted fee if also takingBeth’s sll life workshop. Bring a lunch.Instructor: Mary Beth RayFee: Member $140/$130/Non-member $10 more Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25040 1/20-21 F-Sa 9AM-3PM SRS-ARTOil Painng - Local Color - Sll LifeA road map to strong composion emphasizing valuerelaonships and color temperature. Pushing color byunderstanding color. SUPPLY LIST given at registraon. Courseunavailable for online registraon. Discounted fee if also takingBeth’s landscape workshop. Bring a lunch.Instructor: Mary Beth RayFee: Member $140/$130/Non-member $10 more Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25042 1/27-28 F-Sa 9AM-3PM SRS-ARTOil Painng for FunOne painng is completed every four classes. Learn basicteaching techniques and art principals. Bring to class a 16 x 20canvas, basic paints and brushes.Instructor: Jan WillsFee: Member $65/Non-member $75 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24830 1/6-27 F 9AM-12PM EC-ART24831 2/3-24 F 9AM-12PM EC-ART24832 3/2-23 F 9AM-12PM EC-ART24833 3/30-4/20 F 9AM-12PM EC-ARTOil Painng with the Painter’s EyeLandscape/SeascapeThis is a two-day workshop on Landscape/Seascape. The classfocuses on learning to see your subject with the "painter’s eye."Once we can see differently, we can paint differently, by learningto suggest what we see with the oil paint. Each day begins with atalk and demonstraon. In the aernoons, the students paint andDavid gives individual instrucon and advice. SUPPLY LIST given atregistraon. Course unavailable for online registraon. Discountedfee if taking both weekend workshops. Bring a lunch.Instructor: David SimonsFee: Member $140/$130/Non-member $10 more Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25044 3/16-17 F-Sa 9AM-3PM SRS-ART"Wonderful recipes! Loved the class.Great instructor."Oil Painng with the Painter’s EyePortrait/FiguresThis is a two-day workshop on Portrait/Figures. This class focuseson learning to see your subject with the "painter’s eye." Oncewe can see differently, we can paint differently, by learning tosuggest what we see with the oil paint. Each day begins with atalk and demonstraon. In the aernoons, the students paint andDavid gives individual instrucon and advice. SUPPLY LIST given atregistraon. Course unavailable for online registraon. Discountedfee if taking both weekend workshops. Bring a lunch.Instructor: David SimonsFee: Member $140/$130/Non-member $10 more Classes: 2CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25046 3/23-24 F-Sa 9AM-3PM SRS-ARTStudio ArtThis is an opportunity to advance your two dimenonal artskills. Pencils, pens, pastels and paints can be explored at yourlevel with focus, lightheartedness and instructor guidance. Bringsupplies for your media of choice plus sketch pad, pencil, eraseror pen. Contact instructor with any quesons at 318-9590.www.bethjonquil.comInstructor: Beth JonquilFee: Member $80/Non-member $90 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25061 1/10-31 Tu 5-7PM EC-ART25062 2/7-28 Tu 5-7PM EC-ART25087 3/6-27 Tu 5-7PM EC-ARTTeach Me Pastels!Discover your arsc talents - drawing and painng withsumptuous so pastel scks of solid pigment. This is a forgivingmedium, which shows responsive strokes of gorgeous colorin landscape, sll life or portraits. Learn how to paint threedimensionally by using strong contrast, point of interest and aerialperspecve. Come join Lupe for the fun and fulfillment of painngwith pastels. Bring your own photographs and pastel supplies. Call520-406-6419 with quesons.Instructor: Guadalupe De La TorreFee: Member $60/Non-member $70 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24302 1/6-27 F 2-5PM DH-ART24303 2/3-24 F 2-5PM DH-ART24304 3/2-23 F 2-5PM DH-ARTTherapeuc DoodlingDiscover the latest newfangled craze of a quick and easycreave outlet that also creates a zen-like, meditave experience. . . which brings you to a new level of relaxaon and can openyour mind to intuive insights. These simple repeang paernscross connents, centuries of me and many forms of art andcra. They can be created in an unlimited variety, increasing yourfocus and creavity. No arsc skills required. Minimal me andsupplies are needed and they can be created virtually anywhere- anyme. Come see how this therapeuc doodling can haveunexpected outcomes. SUPPLY LIST at registraon.Instructor: Susan MorrisFee: Member $50/Non-member $60 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24947 3/20-4/10 Tu 1-3PM EC-ARTRegister online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 39


The Wonderful World of WatercolorLearn tradional watercolor techniques as well as severalexperimental and fun new methods that add texture, variety,and a spark of interest to your painngs. Come learn to use yourcreavity in a way that no other medium allows. Color theory,and composion and design elements will also be taught, helpingyou create art with greater expression and impact. Lectures,demos and friendly feedback are included in each session. Bringwatercolor supplies you already have. A suggested SUPPLY LISTgiven at registraon. Non-beginners welcome.Instructor: Susan MorrisFee: Member $100/Non-member $110 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24942 1/11-2/15 W 9AM-12PM EC-ARTThe Wonderful World of Watercolor IIThis class connues the exploraon of the wonderful world ofwatercolor as we put into pracce skills and techniques learnedearlier. It reinforces color theory, composion and designelements and the tradional and experimental techniques ofthe medium. New challenges will be approached each week,creang a plan - with a systemac formula of when to do what.Individual mentoring will be given to help the students developtheir skills and express their creavity in a posive environment.Bring watercolor supplies and ideas to paint or current projectsto first day of class.Instructor: Susan MorrisFee: Member $100/Non-member $110 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24943 2/22-3/28 W 9AM-12PM EC-ARTWatercolor for BeginnersA class strictly for beginners who want to learn the basics ofwatercolor painng, and specifically for those who have had noformal instrucon. Subjects include landscapes and sll life. SUPPLYLIST given at registraon.Instructor: Harvey KrobothFee: Member $60/Non-member $70 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24869 1/4-25 W 9AM-12PM DH-ARTWatercolor - IntermediateThis course is for those who have had beginning watercolorinstrucon or have had some experience in painng and want tomove up to the next level. The subject maer for painng will beprovided. SUPPLY LIST given at registraon.Instructor: Harvey KrobothFee: Member $60/Non-member $70 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24871 3/7-28 W 9AM-12PM DH-ARTIntermediate Watercolor ILearn watercolor painng with Bert Boerema, a praccingarst and instructor. Subjects are landscapes: southwest andothers. Technique is emphasized; instrucons are very specific.Bert provides a line drawing, then works along with the classin painng, guiding step by step. Each class session providesopportunity to produce a complete painng. Some experiencein watercolor is recommended. Visit Bert’s web site, www.bertboerema.com for samples of his work. SUPPLY LIST availableat registraon or "Classes" page on Bert’s web site.Instructor: Bert BoeremaFee: Member $90/Non-member $100 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24318 1/10-31 Tu 9AM-12PM DH-ARTIntermediate Watercolor IILearn watercolor painng with Bert Boerema, a praccingarst and instructor. Subjects are landscapes: southwest andothers. Technique is emphasized; instrucons are very specific.Bert provides a line drawing, then works along with the classin painng, guiding step by step. Each class session providesopportunity to produce a complete painng. Some experiencein watercolor is recommended. Visit Bert’s web site, www.bertboerema.com for samples of his work. SUPPLY LIST availableat registraon or "Classes" page on Bert’s web site.Instructor: Bert BoeremaFee: Member $90/Non-member $100 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24319 2/7-28 Tu 9AM-12PM DH-ARTYour Creave ProcessLiberate your inner arst! More about the arst than the art,process than product, we explore creavity itself throughexperienal exercises. You will be supported in clearing yourpath of stumbling blocks. We use drawing, b/w and color, asan immediate medium of invesgaon. For 35 years Ariennehas found herself at the confluence of art-making and psychospiritualinquiry. Her work and biographical info can be seen atArienne-Ellis.com and OpeningLinesNotecards.com. SUPPLY LISTgiven at registraon.Instructor: Arienne EllisFee: Member $95/Non-member $105 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25053 2/3-3/9 F 9AM-12PM CR-AMADOSpecial InterestA Chemist in the KitchenEver wonder how a microwave differs from your oven?What’s the difference between baking powder and bakingsoda--and what does "double-acng" baking powder do? Whydo hard-boiled egg yolks turn grey? Why does the surface ofchocolate turn white? What’s the difference between saturatedand unsaturated fats? How is kosher salt different from regular?For the answers to these and other quesons, try this class.Instructor: Norm CohenFee: Member $30/Non-member $40 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24858 2/1-22 W 1-3PM DH-RM A40 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


A Journey in ConsciousnessIn this course we will discuss, study and ponder variousparanormal realies. This will be an interacve seng so pleasebe prepared to be involved. Week 1: muldimensional realies/holographic universe. Week 2: out of body travel/lucid dreaming.Week 3: UFO’s and abducons. Week 4: myscal experiences/cosmic consciousness. Week 5: the near death experience.Week 6 will be an audiovisual meditaon finishing with studentfeedback on class.Instructor: Nick WyaFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24971 1/19-2/23 Th 9-10AM EC-LNGEA Potpourri of Arsts1st week: Michelangelo: Fact and Ficon in His Life andArt; 2nd week: Cezanne: The Father of Modern Art; 3rd week,Modigliani: His Bohemian Life and Scandalous Painngs. 4thweek, Robert Henri: Arst and Mentor of the Ashcan School;5th week Joan Miro: Whimsical Painngs with Universal SeriousThemes; 6th week, Mark Rotho: His Color Field Painngs and theRothko Chapel.Instructor: Beverly (Penny) DavidFee: Member $60/Non-member $70 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24332 2/9-3/15 Th 10AM-12PM LC-OCOTArizona’s MammalsDid you know that Arizona is one of the richest states interms of the number of mammal species? Or, that there are fourdifferent types of skunks in Arizona? This class will explore thediversity of our furred cousins in the state. Since most mammalsare nocturnal, this class offers a nice opportunity to see whatmany of our mammals look like. So join us as we invesgate therodents, carnivores, hoofed mammals, bats, and all of the otherfurry inhabitants of Arizona.Instructor: Jeff BabsonFee: Member $19/Non-member $29 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24725 1/31 Tu 10AM-12PM CH-MSQTLand BirdsRoadrunners, quail, doves, and woodpeckers are the focus ofthis class, as we discuss the classificaon, idenficaon, andecology of these birds. Ever wondered why woodpeckers don’tget headaches? Or, which dove is important to healthy saguaropopulaons? This class will answer these quesons and manymore. Join us for a look at some of our most visible and familiardesert birds.Instructor: Jeff BabsonFee: Member $19/Non-member $29 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24693 1/23 M 10AM-12PM LC-IRWDAmerican Poets 1920 - 1970This course will focus on reading and discussing theworks of well and lesser known American Poets from the 1920s- 1970s. Six class sessions will be spent studying the worksof male, female, ethnic and clerical poets from this 50 yearperiod. During the remaining two classes, each class memberwill be encouraged to provide two poems to be discussed inclass. Original works from the parcipants would be preferred;however, favorite poems are also acceptable for discussion.Materials fee $3 for handouts paid at class. Instructor is apublished poet.Instructor: Gerald BigelowFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 8CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25013 1/23-3/12 M 1-2:30PM CH-MSQTAmazing ArachnidsArachnids are the eight-legged creatures that include spiders,scorpions, daddy-long-legs, and many other animals. Did youknow that arachnids are the second most diverse group of landdwellinginvertebrates, only behind the insects? Unfortunately,many people fear these remarkable animals. This class willintroduce students to the interesng world of arachnids. We willalso try and dispel people’s fears and mispercepons about them.So join us for a fun, interesng look at our arachnid neighbors.Instructor: Jeff BabsonFee: Member $19/Non-member $29 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24730 3/2 F 10AM-12PM LC-IRWDShorebirdsShorebirds are an amazing group of birds, famous forundertaking some of the longest migraons known in birds.These birds, found along coasts, lake shores, and other openhabitats, present some difficult idenficaon challenges tobirders. This class will explore the great diversity of shorebirds,highlighng their classificaon and idenficaon.Instructor: Jeff BabsonFee: Member $19/Non-member $29 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24691 1/9 M 10AM-12PM LC-IRWDWater BirdsThis class will invesgate herons, egrets, cranes, rails, andother birds found in aquac habitats. The class will not discussducks. Some of these birds are quite conspicuous. Others areamong the most elusive on the planet. Join us as we discussthe classificaon, idenficaon, and biology of these beaufuldenizens of marshes, swamps, and ponds.Instructor: Jeff BabsonFee: Member $19/Non-member $29 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24692 1/18 W 10AM-12PM LC-IRWDLizards of Southern ArizonaThe Sonoran Desert is home to a wide variety of reples. Thisclass will look at some of the more conspicuous reples, thelizards. Lizards are oen acve during the day, exhibit interesngbehaviors, and some are quite colorful. Why do so many lizardsdo push-ups? How do some lizards easily lose their tails when apredator threatens? Join us and find out!Instructor: Jeff BabsonFee: Member $19/Non-member $29 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24727 2/13 M 10AM-12PM CH-MSQTRegister online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 41


Sensaonal Serpents of SouthernArizonaSnakes suffer from a severe public relaons problem. They arefeared and reviled by many people around the world. In thisclass, we will focus on these wonderful creatures, as we look atmany of the 47 species of serpent that can be found in southernArizona. Did you know that we have a boa that lives in our state?We will also look at ralesnakes and how to avoid being bienby one.Instructor: Jeff BabsonFee: Member $19/Non-member $29 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24728 2/20 M 10AM-12PM CH-MSQTThe Dazzling World of CaterpillarsEveryone is familiar with the dazzling beauty of buerflies (andmany moths). However, most people hardly ever glimpse theirearlier stages, the egg, caterpillar and pupa. Caterpillars that areobserved are usually seen devouring our gardens and flowers.In this class we will invesgate the caterpillars of moths andbuerflies and dispel some of the myths that pertain to them.Since moths outnumber buerflies by at least 10 to 1, many ofthe caterpillars we will look at will be those of moths. With thisclass, we hope to get students to appreciate these wonderfulcreatures and to search for them in their yards, while walking thedog, or when they are out in nature.Instructor: Jeff BabsonFee: Member $19/Non-member $29 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24731 3/9 F 10AM-12PM LC-IRWDTurtles and ToadsThis class takes a look at two very different groups of desertanimals. Turtles and their more terrestrial cousins, tortoises, areiconic symbols of life lived at a slower pace. Toads are amphibiansthat do a surprisingly good job of living in deserts, where standingwater is an oen ephemeral resource. This class looks at thediversity of these creatures in the Sonoran Desert.Instructor: Jeff BabsonFee: Member $19/Non-member $29 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24726 2/6 M 10AM-12PM CH-MSQTThe Natural History of BelizeBelize, formerly known as Brish Honduras, is located onthe Yucatan Peninsula, tucked between the Caribbean Sea to theeast, Mexico to the north, and Guatemala to the west and south.This class will highlight the incredible natural wonders of thisMassachuses-sized naon. Over 500 species of birds, over 700species of buerfly, over 4000 species of flowering plants, not tomenon jaguars, whale sharks, and many reples and amphibianscall Belize home. Join us for a look at a natural paradise.Instructor: Jeff BabsonFee: Member $19/Non-member $29 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24732 3/27 Tu 10AM-12PM CH-MSQTAstronomy - Where are the Bright Starsand Planets?Learn the locaon of the 5 brightest planets in the solar system;Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn and the best meto look. You’ll also be able to idenfy 13 of the brightest starsand their constellaons, all without the aid of binoculars ortelescope. We’ll discuss the birth and death of stars, the solarsystem, recent discoveries of potenal life on other planets,the significance of mysterious Black Holes, me dilaon, spacecontracon, Worm Holes and other bizarre events postulated byEinstein’s theories of Special and General Relavity. There will bethe opon to meet with the instructor during night or morninghours to locate planets and stars studied during class. Materialfee $20 for handouts and sky charts including color images ofstars nebula and light spectra essenal for scienfic analysis,paid to instructor at first class.Instructor: Park ThoresonFee: Member $70/Non-member $80 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24642 2/2-23 Th 9-11AM DH-RM A24643 3/1-22 Th 9-11AM DH-RM ABeginning BirdwatchingSoutheast Arizona is one of the most popular bird watching areasin America. Get started on this fun-filled pasme with SandyMcMahan, an experienced naturalist (for Arizona-Sonora DesertMuseum, Saguaro, Grand Canyon, Rocky MT., North Cascadesand Sequoia Naonal Parks and Audubon Society member) whohas taught hundreds of people to enjoy watching birds. We’ll talkabout choosing binoculars, scopes, and good field-guides. Thefirst day includes a two-and-one-half hour class followed by fieldpracce and lunch, and ends mid-aernoon. There will be twoinstructor-led follow-up field trips to great birding locales. Bringbinoculars, notebook, field-guides if you have them, and lunch tofirst class. Call instructor for informaon: 648-0054Instructor: Sandra McMahanFee: Member $50/Non-member $60 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION23337 1/11 W 8-10:30AM EC-LNGEField Trip Dates: 1/18 and 1/2523338 2/8 W 8-10:30AM EC-LNGEField Trip Dates: 2/15 and 2/2223339 3/9 F 8-10:30AM EC-LNGEField Trip Dates: 3/16 and 3/2323340 4/6 F 8-10:30AM EC-LNGEField Trip Dates: 4/13 and 4/20"Excellent instructor; very paent, veryhelpful; knows her subject very well.Pleasure to work with."42 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


Can You Understand Me Now?Imagine the people you care about clearly understandingyou, and you understanding friends and family beer thanbefore, How much beer would life be? In this course you willlearn about, and pracce, the details of human rapport skills.Past parcipants report enhanced relaonships and a beerunderstanding of how to prevent past misunderstandings. Weare always communicang in words, pictures and feelings.Most people only listen in one or two of the three modes.In this course we’ll learn how to use all three for opmumcommunicaon. We then will apply what we’ve learned inexercises designed to pracce specific communicaon skills. Youwill be amazed at the difference! $10 paid to instructor for bookused during class.Instructor: David LichtyFee: Member $60/Non-member $70 Classes: 3CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24974 2/15-29 W 9-11AM LC-IRWD24979 4/3-17 Tu 9-11AM LC-IRWDCaring for your Desert LandscapingHow to care for your desert landscaping. Week 1: Do it yourselflandscaping basics (pruning, planng, non-toxic weed control,ferlizing). Week 2: What to plant, why and when (trees, shrubs,ground cover, perennials). Week 3: Watering basics (irrigaonlayout, how to determine how much or how lile, waterharvesng). Week 4: What’s wrong with my plant? (diseases,insects and diagnosing problems). $7 fee for handouts paidto instructor at class. Linda Strader is a Landscape Architect,Cerfied Arborist and has accumulated 25 years of gardeningexperience in the Green Valley area.Instructor: Linda StraderFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24449 1/4-25 W 9-10AM CR-AMADO24450 2/8-29 W 9-10AM CR-AMADO24451 3/7-28 W 9-10AM CR-AMADO24452 4/4-25 W 9-10AM CR-AMADOGrowing Vegetables in the DesertDo you long for home grown tomatoes but have been thoroughlydiscouraged by the challenges the desert brings to gardening?Learn how to grow vegetables and how to take advantage ofthe year round vegetable gardening opportunies that awaityou. Week 1: Selecng the garden plot, soil basics, composng,seng up irrigaon, crier proofing. Week 2: Best vegetablevariees for the desert, how to start your own plants fromseed, garden layout opons to maximize yield. Week 3: Pests,diseases and other garden problems. $4 fee for handouts paid toinstructor at class. Instructor is a Landscape Architect, CerfiedArborist and has accumulated 25 years of gardening experiencein the Green Valley area.Instructor: Linda StraderFee: Member $35/Non-member $45 Classes: 3CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24980 1/9-23 M 9-10AM CR-AMADO24981 2/6-20 M 9-10AM CR-AMADO24982 3/5-19 M 9-10AM CR-AMADO24983 4/2-16 M 9-10AM CR-AMADOCompany Coming?We love having family and friends visit, but life behind thatrevolving door can become hecc. Be gracious hosts butstay in control of your world. It’s our vacaon too! Create awonderful visit without losing control of your life using thebed and breakfast philosophy to make your life easier. Gatherhints and recipes to be the gracious hosts. Material fee $5 paidto instructor at class. Quesons about the class please e-mail:lynnmoaz@yahoo.comInstructor: Lynn MoazFee: Member $30/Non-member $40 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24916 1/11 W 10AM-12PM LC-IRWD24917 3/12 M 1-3PM LC-ACACDownsizing and DeclueringIt’s me to make smaller look bigger. I must begin, but how? Whatto keep, what to let go - making this decision is what this class willoffer. There are clues, there are steps and there is help. Cluerneeds to be manageable - it effects your life. My kids don’t want itand yet I feel this tug so I am stuck - but am I? Find out!Instructor: Lynn MoazFee: Member $30/Non-member $40 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24969 1/25 W 10AM-12PM LC-IRWD24970 2/16 Th 1-3PM LC-ACACComputer CommunicaonsThis class is for computer users who want to become morefamiliar with how to safely use their computer and comfortableusing it for communicaon and Internet transacons. Learn howto configure your computer for maximum efficiency and speed,the basics of how to navigate around your computer and how tohandle Scareware and viruses. Learn how to use your computerfor communicaons: Email setup, how to aach documents andphotos, how to download pictures from your phone and camera,use Skype to do voice and video chat, use of the Internet forhome and travel phone service, the basics of how to Tweet anduse messaging applicaons and how to use Paypal to make safeonline transacons. Requirements: Basic computer skills, Laptopwith Wireless Network Capabilies. Laptops are not supplied;informaon learned in class can be applied at home to your PCor MAC. Please contact Ron at 784-8595.Instructors: Ron and Susanne PhillipsFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 3CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24665 1/19-2/2 Th 2-4:30PM LC-IRWD24690 2/16-3/1 Th 2-4:30PM LC-IRWD"Instructor was wonderful! She has somuch knowledge. I absolutely lovedthe class!Register online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 43


eBay 101: Sell Your Stuff Online at eBayand Other SitesNO COMPUTER NECESSARY, BUT THERE IS Wi-Fi available. Thisis a beginner’s class in selling your stuff on-line. It is so easy, andyou can get so much more than at a garage sale. Sam Yulish,Ph.D., is the author of What To Buy at Garage Sales, Estate Sales,and Aucons that WILL SELL at eBay and Amazon in 2011. Hewill also show you how to find what’s hot and what’s not. All youneed is a camera and a computer (you don’t need to bring it toclass) and this course.Instructor: Samuel YulishFee: Member $50/Non-member $60 Classes: 5CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24859 2/7-3/6 Tu 10-11AM LC-IRWDFacebook Made SimpleYour friends and family have been talking about facebook fora few years now. It’s new. It’s different, and it is a great way tobe in touch with loved ones. See photos, read and send notesand more. Aend this easy introducon to the world’s fastestgrowing communicaon tool and find out how easy and safe itreally is to get started. Your guides will paently show you howeasy it can be. Bring your laptop and pracce as we go! $10Materials fee paid to instructor (for course book; plus access toon-line How To video clips.)Instructor: David LichtyFee: Member $30/Non-member $40 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24975 2/2 Th 9-11:30AM LC-IRWD24976 4/4 W 9-11:30AM LC-IRWDFacebook the Next StepsYou have a facebook account and love seeing photos of yourfamily & friends. The news of who’s doing what is great, and itseems that there is something more. This class will show youhow to go to the next level with facebook: set your privacy andsecurity sengs for safety, upload photos, upload video clips,create a private group for your club, create a fan page for yourfavorite organizaon and more. Bring your laptop and pracce aswe go! $10 Materials fee (for course book; plus access to on-lineHow To video clips.)Instructor: David LichtyFee: Member $30/Non-member $40 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24977 2/16 Th 9-11:30 AM LC-IRWD24978 4/11 W 9-11:30 AM LC-IRWDGenealogy BasicsWho do you think you are? Learn the essenals ofgenealogy: geng started, record keeping, sources, locangand using various record types, Internet resources and choosinggenealogical soware. Basic computer skills required. $8material fee paid to instructor at class.Instructor: Bey Lou Malesky, Cerfied GenealogistFee: Member $65/Non-member $75 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24820 1/10-31 Tu 9-11AM LC-IRWD24821 3/5-26 M 10AM-12PM LC-IRWDImportant Computer Tips for EVERYONENo computer needed! Sam Yulish, PhD, has been teachingcomputer courses since 1973! In this class, he will give younumerous important ps on running and maintaining yourcomputer, saving your hard drive, speeding up your computer,virus protecon and more. Minimal experience required.Instructor: Samuel YulishFee: Member $19/Non-member $29 Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24862 1/16 M 2-3:30PM EC-LNGE24863 2/20 M 2-3:30PM EC-LNGEKeeping Up With The NewsWe’re overwhelmed with informaon from numerous sourcesbut how much is really news? Which sources can you believe?How do isolated events around the world affect us? This courserequires each person be prepared for lively but objecvediscussion of newsworthy events, local to internaonal, andto be open to others’ views. Instructor is a professor emeritusof journalism, former radio/TV news director/anchor andmoderator of public affairs programs.Instructor: Rod GelaFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24856 1/5-26 Th 10-11:30AM DH-RM A24857 3/7-28 W 10-11:30AM DH-RM AManee MoviesAt each class we’ll watch a movie that’s been chosen to provokereflecon and smulate class discussion. Following the showing,we’ll crique the film, share our reacons to its contents, andengage in an informal give-and-take of opinions on the film’smerits---Bring your own popcorn. No class 1/23.Instructor: Louis SimonFee: Member $35/Non-member $45 Classes: 6CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24144 1/2-2/13 M 1-4PM LC-IRWD24145 2/20-3/26 M 1-4PM LC-IRWDNight Sky CosmologyThe Night Sky Cosmology power point shows exactly how thephenomenon of the precession of the equinoxes occurs andwhy this is such an amazing me in history. It includes picturesof ancient sites and discusses how ancient people around theworld have created monuments to celebrate celesal mings.Discounted fee if taking same day with Night Sky Viewing Classas it facilitates understanding of what we’ll see that night. Thiscourse unavailable for online registraon.Instructor: Gael ChilsonFee: Member $20/$15/Non-member $10 more Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25014 3/27 Tu 2-4PM CH-MSQT44 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


Night Sky ViewingTHIS IS NOT AN ASTRONOMY CLASS. Using both MYTHOLOGYand ASTROLOGY, this class explores the Arizona sky at night.We’ll be looking at the constellaons along the eclipc andtalking not only about the yearly cycle but also the grand 26,000year cycle; how the backdrop of the equinox and solsce pointsas well as the star we call the North Star changes over me.Bring flashlight and portable folding/lounge chair. Binocularsoponal. PLEASE NOTE LOCATION: Class meets at the Canoa HillsTennis court. Discounted fee if taking same evening as Night SkyCosmology. This class unavailable for online registraon.Instructor: Gael ChilsonFee: Member $15/$10/Non-member $10 more Classes: 1CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25015 3/27 Tu 7-8:30PM CH-TCOceanography from SpaceWhat did the ocean have to do with last winter’s weather?Most of the ocean is a desert yet more than half the planet’sphotosynthesis takes place there. How do we know this? How dowe measure photosynthesis on a global scale? The ocean floorwas mapped from space - how was it done? Why is knowledgeof the ocean needed to locate submarines? How does space fitinto all this? The answers are provided in Oceanography fromSpace. Instructor has an M.S. in oceanography and over 20 yearsof praccal experience.Instructor: Bob BarryFee: Member $20/Non-member $30 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24906 1/10-31 Tu 5-7PM LC-IRWDShakespeare 1: Spanning the CenturiesA Roman play and an English one -- perhaps the mostEnglish of them all: Coriolanus and Henry V. The instructor hasover 30 years’ experience with Shakespeare, from acng andstudying at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in England todirecng and teaching. You may join in lively discussion, readaloud, or just enjoy the me together. Students should bring aComplete Works of Shakespeare or the individual plays, whichwill be considered in the order shown.Instructor: Jay KoblerFee: Member $50/Non-member $60 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24667 1/10-31 Tu 1-3PM ABS-RECShakespeare 2: From Winter to SpringAncipate the coming of spring as we progress from TheWinter’s Tale to A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The instructorhas over 30 years’ experience with Shakespeare, from acngand studying at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in England todirecng and teaching. You may join in lively discussion, readaloud, or just enjoy the me together. Students should bring aComplete Works of Shakespeare or the individual plays, whichwill be considered in the order shown.Instructor: Jay KoblerFee: Member $50/Non-member $60 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24668 2/7-28 Tu 1-3PM ABS-RECShakespeare 3: Off the Beaten PathWe will look at two plays that are both unusual andbeauful: Cymbeline and All’s Well That Ends Well. The instructorhas over 30 years’ experience with Shakespeare, from acngand studying at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in England todirecng and teaching. You may join in lively discussion, readaloud, or just enjoy the me together. Students should bring aComplete Works of Shakespeare or the individual plays, whichwill be considered in the order shown.Instructor: Jay KoblerFee: Member $50/Non-member $60 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24673 3/6-27 Tu 1-3PM ABS-RECShakespeare 4: Long Live the KingBack to Shakespeare’s monumental King Lear, for whichall four classes have been set aside; we may also view poronsof the famous Laurence Olivier performance. The instructorhas over 30 years’ experience with Shakespeare, from acngand studying at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in England todirecng and teaching. You may join in lively discussion, readaloud, or just enjoy the me together. Students should bring aComplete Works of Shakespeare or the individual play.Instructor: Jay KoblerFee: Member $50/Non-member $60 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24674 4/3-24 Tu 1-3PM ABS-RECThe Best in Contemporary Ficon - IIn this seminar we discuss two authors who will appearat Tucson’s Fesval of Books (March 10-11): Diana Abu-Jaberand Alice Hoffman. The first two meengs concentrate on Abu-Jaber’s Birds of Paradise, and the final two meengs deal withHoffman’s Red Garden. Both books are available from Amazonin print and Kindle versions at reasonable prices. Great authors,world-class books! Please bring your books/eBook readers tothe seminar. Read first book prior to first class. Instructors areexperienced authors, publishers and educators.Instructors: Russ and Blyth CarpenterFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24938 1/11-2/1 W 9:30-11AM LC-ACACThe Best in Contemporary Ficon - IIIn this seminar we discuss two addional authors who willappear at Tucson’s Fesval of Books (March 10-11): Lisa See andLuis Urrea. The first two meengs concentrate on See’s Dreamsof Joy, and the final two meengs deal with Urrea’s Queen ofAmerica. Both books are available from Amazon in print andKindle versions at reasonable prices. Great authors, world-classbooks! Please bring your books/eBook readers to the seminar.Read first book prior to first class. Instructors are experiencedauthors, publishers and educators.Instructors: Russ and Blyth CarpenterFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24939 2/8-29 W 9:30-11AM LC-ACACRegister online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 45


TombstoneLocal expert Sco Dyke will again present "TOMBSTONE,the most fascinang town in Old West lore." The four weekpresentaon features Sco’s extensive experse on "The TownToo Tough to Die." The class is followed by an oponal, instructorarranged day trip, with fees involved, (GVR does not providetransportaon) to this landmark mining camp replete with atour of the town by Ben Traywick, noted author and officialTombstone historian. Saddle up and meet the Earps, Doc, theClantons, Big Nose Kate, and all the ranchers, outlaws, gamblers,peace officers and soiled doves who made TOMBSTONE themost infamous town of the Old West.Instructor: Sco DykeFee: Member $30/Non-member $40 Classes: 4CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION24641 1/10-31 Tu 6-7:30PM LC-OCOTWomen’s History SeminarIn this seminar we will be reading and discussing two books:When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of AmericanWomen from 1960 to the Present by Gail Collins and A StrangeSrring: The Feminine Mysque and American Women at theDawn of the 1960s by Stephanie Coontz. Must have completed thefirst book by the first class. All will be expected to parcipate.Instructor: Dorothy McKennaFee: Member $40/Non-member $50 Classes: 8CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION25037 3/6-29 Tu,Th 10-11AM SRS-FSTASwimnasticsSwimnascs classes are offered at several GVR pools and aretaught by dedicated volunteers. The classes are free and areopen to all GVR members. Registraon is not required for thefollowing classes.PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SWIMMING POOLS ARE CLOSED TOOTHER USERS DURING THE DESIGNATED SWIMNASTICS CLASSES.Abrego SouthMonday and Thursday - 8:40 & 9:40am (year round)Canoa RanchTuesday, Thursday and Saturday - 8:30amCasa Paloma IIMonday through Saturday - 9am (year round)Connental VistasMonday through Saturday - 9amTrips & ToursSandhill Cranes and Amerind FoundaonThis tour is a great way to see the birds that make their way tothe marshlands at Whitewater Draw Wildlife area. We begin ourday with a journey to the Whitewater Draw which is a favoritefeeding and loafing area for waterfowl. We are on the lookout forthe Sandhill Cranes that make their way to the Sulphur SpringsValley each winter. Learn about these interesng, giant birds asthey fly across the sky in massive formaons. We will enjoy a boxlunch at this locaon. Then we travel to the Amerind FoundaonMuseum located in scenic Texas Canyon. The Amerind housesone of the finest private collecons of Nave American artand arfacts in the country. Come along and explore with us!(Bring your binoculars and don’t forget your walking shoes.)Fee includes transportaon, services of a tour director, boxlunch, admission to Amerind, bus refreshments and driver trip.Bus departs from Desert Hills upper parking lot. Deadline topurchase ckets 1/12, no refunds aer 1/12.Fees: Member $88, Guest $93CR# DATE DAY TIME LOCATION25088 1/19 Th 7:30AM-4PM DH-PARKFrank Lloyd Wright at the Phoenix Art MuseumToday we travel to downtown Phoenix to take in a special exhibitcelebrang the occasion of the 75 th anniversary of Taliesin West,Wright’s winter home, studio and architectural campus located inScosdale. Frank Lloyd Wright: Organic Architecture for the 21 stCentury is the first exhibion to explore Wright and his relevancetoday through a survey of more than 40 projects, including hisvision for the decentralized city, presented through rarely seendrawings, scale models, furniture, films and photographs. Wewill be joined by a museum docent who will tour us through thisexhibit presented in the Steel Gallery of the art museum. Wejourney to Mill Avenue located in Tempe, Arizona to give you achance to explore the many restaurants in this locaon for a nohostlunch stop. Aernoon finds us joining a docent who gives usa special look at Gammage Auditorium. This historic hall, locatedon the campus of ASU, was designed by Mr Wright but he did notlive to see it built. Enjoy the unique architecture of the auditoriumbefore we travel back to Southern Arizona. Fee includestransportaon, services of a tour director, docent tour of Wrightexhibit at Phoenix Art Museum, bus refreshments and driverp. Bus departs from Desert Hills upper parking lot. Deadline topurchase ckets 1/18, no refunds aer 1/18.Fees: Member $72, Guest $77CR# DATE DAY TIME LOCATION25089 1/25 W 8:30AM-6PM DH-PARKDesert HillsMonday, Thursday and Saturday - 8:45am (year round)Monday and Thursday - 10am (year round)East CenterMonday and Thursday - 9am (10am winter)Las CampanasMonday through Friday - 9am (year round)Santa Rita SpringsMonday through Saturday - 9am (year round)46 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


Canyon Lake Boat Tour on the Apache TrailToday we will board our deluxe motorcoach and travel to CanyonLake, which is located north of Apache Juncon. We’ll take a breakin Florence. For lunch, we travel to the Mining Camp Restaurant.This eatery is full of western atmosphere and the plaers of foodserved to our group will make your eyes pop. We then travel alongthe paved poron of the Apache Trail. Tucked in to the base ofthe Superson Mountains is a beauful man-made lake calledCanyon Lake. We board Dolly’s Steamboat and cruise Canyon Lakeas the captain narrates on the scenery, geology and history ofthe area. Steep canyon walls ascend out of a crystal blue body ofwater. This makes for a very enjoyable 1½ hour cruise. We travelhome today full of great memories of this wondrous part of thestate. Fee includes transportaon, services of a tour director,lunch (tax and p), boat fare, bus refreshments and driver p. Busdeparts from Desert Hills upper parking lot. Deadline to purchaseckets 1/31, no refunds aer 1/31.Fees: Member $99, Guest $104CR# DATE DAY TIME LOCATION25090 2/7 Tu 8AM-6:15PM DH-PARKTucson Rodeo and Parade TripSee over 200 entries in the world’s largest non-motorizedparade. Enjoy the view from grandstand seang. Lunch will bethe buffet at Desert Diamond Casino on Old Nogales Highwaythen we take our reserved seats at the rodeo. The rodeo,which will celebrate its 87th year, features bareback and saddlebronc riding, steer wrestling, calf roping, team roping, barrelracing and bull riding. Current and former world championscompete in this naonally televised event. "The Fiesta de losVaqueros" ranks among the top 15 professional rodeos inNorth America and is honored in the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame.Fee includes transportaon, services of a tour director, paradebleacher seang and reserved rodeo seang, buffet lunch, busrefreshments and driver p. Passengers are welcome to bringcushions or stadium seats to use at both the parade and therodeo. Bus departs from Desert Hills upper parking lot. Deadlineto purchase ckets 2/10, no refunds aer 2/10.Fees: Member $94, Guest $99CR# DATE DAY TIME LOCATION25091 2/23 Th 7:15AM-5:30PM DH-PARKArizona Diamondbacks Spring TrainingBaseball GameToday we are heading to the new Spring training home for theArizona Diamondbacks at the Salt River Fields. This 11,000 seatcapacity ballpark is the 1 st major league baseball spring trainingfacility to be built on Indian land in the naon. Enjoy the gameand the spectacular landscape of Camelback Mountain, theMcDowell Mountains, Four Peaks, the Superson Mountainsand Red Mountain. We will be making a stop at the TempeMarketplace for you to choose a spot among the manyrestaurants to enjoy a no-host lunch before we head to the1:10pm start of the game. It should be an excing game as theNaonal League West Champs take on the Texas Rangers wholost the 2011 World Series in 7 games! Sign up soon – we’llhave a lot of interest in this oung! Fee includes transportaon,services of a tour director, ballgame cket, bus refreshmentsand driver p. Bus departs from Desert Hills upper parking lot.Return me is approximate. Deadline to purchase ckets 2/1, norefunds aer 2/1.Fees: Member $80, Guest $85CR# DATE DAY TIME LOCATION25093 3/6 Tu 8:30AM-6:15PM DH-PARKQueen Creek Olive Ranch and RenaissanceFesval TourWe have combined two Apache Juncon area aracons to makeone great day trip. We begin our day with a visit to the QueenCreek Olive Ranch. This is Arizona’s only working olive farm andmill and they produce bouque, handcraed extra virgin olive oils.We’ll enjoy a short tour of the facilies and enjoy a delicious picniclunch. Next we travel to the Arizona Renaissance Fesval. Thebest way to describe this fesval is to tell you that it is a medievalamusement park, a 12-stage theater, and arts and cras fair allrolled into one big place filled with costumed villagers! This fesvalis fun and you will have the aernoon to check it out! Fee includestransportaon, services of a tour director, admission to thefesval, picnic lunch, bus refreshments and driver p. Bus departsfrom Desert Hills upper parking lot. Deadline to purchase ckets3/16, no refunds aer 3/16.Fees: Member $96, Guest $101CR# DATE DAY TIME LOCATION25094 3/24 S 8AM-6:30PM DH-PARKA Beer Bisbee TourThe charming, historic city of Bisbee, AZ is more than just the"main street" along Tombstone Canyon. Explore this townfounded in 1880 by Judge DeWi Bisbee, a financial backer ofthe Copper Queen Mine. Upon arrival in Bisbee we board jeepsand their guides will take you on a comprehensive tour exploringthis town that once boasted a populaon of 25,000 in theearly 1900’s and was the largest city between St Louis and SanFrancisco at the me. Jeeps are perfect vehicles to explore thenarrow, steep streets that connect the various levels filled witharchitectural treasures. Aer the jeep tour we enjoy a delighullunch at Cafe Roca located on Main Street. Aer lunch spendfree me at the Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum which haspreserved the town’s legacy although the mines closed in the70’s. Fee includes transportaon, tour director, jeep tour, lunch(tax & p), museum admission, bus refreshments and driverp. Bus departs from Desert Hills upper parking lot. Deadline topurchase ckets 3/28, no refunds aer 3/28.Fees: Member $118, Guest $123CR# DATE DAY TIME LOCATION25095 4/4 W 8:15AM-5:30PM DH-PARKRamsey Canyon and Sonoita Vineyards TourToday we travel to a special spot located on the east side ofthe Huachuca Mountains where we will visit Ramsey Canyon.A spring-fed stream, favorable northeast orientaon and highcanyon walls provide Ramsey Canyon with a moist, cool, stableenvironment. The hummingbirds like Ramsey Canyon too! Youwill need to be able to enjoy short hikes to properly visit thispreserve. A hearty lunch at The Mesquite Tree Restaurant will beenjoyed before we travel to the Sonoita Vineyards. Here we willenjoy a tour of the winery to beer understand each stage of thewine making process. This will be followed by a tasng where wecan sample their wines. Join us for this delighul day oung. Feeincludes transportaon, services of a tour director, admission toRamsey Canyon, lunch (tax and p), tour and tasng at winery,bus refreshments and driver p. Bring along your hiking shoes,hat and binoculars. Bus departs from Desert Hills upper parkinglot. Deadline to purchase ckets 4/10, no refunds aer 4/10.Fees: Member $96, Guest $101CR# DATE DAY TIME LOCATION25096 4/19 Th 8AM-5:15PM DH-PARKRegister online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 47


What's Happening ThisWinter/SpringJanuary5 Th Concert - TSO Masterworks12 TH Concert – Presidio Brass13 F Movie - "The Help"17 T Concert - Stephanie Bettman & Luke Halpin19 Th Concert – Karkowska Sisters Duo24 T Concert – Jami Tyzik26 Th Concert – Katia Moraes and Pure Samba27 F Movie – "Harry Potter and the DeathlyHallows Part 2"February2 Th Concert – TSO Masterworks8 F Movie - "The Philadelphia Story"9 Th Concert - "Chanteur" - Lee Lessack14 T Concert – Robin Spielberg16 Th Concert - Bavarian Brass Band21-23 T-Th Follies - "Blast from the Past"Green Valley Senior GamesRegistration for the 2012 Green ValleySenior Games begins on January 2nd. Ourgames, which take place during the monthof March, are open to the public with over20 events for senior ages 50 and older.Applications will be available at all GVRrecreation centers and on line at www.gvrec.org, follow the sports link. The deadline toregister is February 16th.March8-9 Th-F Valley Players - "Nunsense II"10-11 S-Su Valley Players – “Nunsense II”13 T Concert – TSO Pops!14 W Movie - TBA15 Th Concert – Green Valley Stage Band20 T Concert – Tartan Terrors25 Su Special Event - Simply Ballroom27 T Concert -- Chris Burton Jacome30 F Movie - TBAApril3 T Concert - Big Band Sounds of GV5 Th Mariachi Reyes with Baile Folklorico10 T Concert – Richter Uzur Duo13 F Movie – TBA25 W Movie - TBAAll performances are held at the West Social Center, 1111S. Via Arcoiris. Doors open one half hour prior to the event.Tickets are $1.00 more at the door. Please see KeepingCurrent for additional ticket information.Green Valley Recreation, Inc.Can't wait to see the2011-2012SEASON 2012-2013 PerformingArts Season Brochure?Register to receive one inthe mail! Stop by or callany major social center office toregister and receive your brochurenext summer!48 Registraon begins Monday, December 12. Register early!


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1. Abrego North1601 N. Abrego Drive2. Abrego South1655 S. Abrego Drive3. Canoa Hills Social Center3660 S. Camino del SolOffice - 625-62004. Casa Paloma I400 W. Circulo del Paladin5. Casa Paloma II330 N. Calle del Banderolas625-99096. Continental Vistas906 W. Camino Guarina7. Desert Hills Social Center2980 S. Camino del SolOffice - 625-52218. East Social Center7 S. Abrego DriveOffice - 625-46419. Las Campanas565 W. Belltower DriveOffice - 648-766910. Madera Vista440 S. Camino del Portillo11. Santa Rita Springs921 W. Via Rio FuerteOffice - 393-036012. West Social Center1111 S. Via ArcoirisOffice - 625-028813. Member Services Center1070 S. Calle de las CasitasAll Offices - 625-344014. Canoa Ranch Social Center5750 S. Turquoise Mountain Dr.GVR Facility MapNDuval Mine Road6 ContinentalVistas7. Desert Hills4. Casa• Paloma I9. Las Campanas10. MaderaVistaCamino del Sol• Social Center La CanadaMajor Social Center Office Hours Monday through FridayCanoa HillsDesert HillsEast Social CenterLas Campanas*Santa Rita SpringsWest CenterMember Services Center5. CasaPaloma IIEsperanzaBlvd.Continental Road•12. West Center13. MemberServices CenterWest FrontageRoad• Camino Encanto•3. CanoaHillsCanoa Road14. Canoa•RanchInterstate 198-11:30am, 12:30-4pm8am - 1pm8-12:30pm, 1:30-4pm8-11:30am, 12:30-4pm8am - 1pm8am - 1pm8am - 4pmSatellite Center1. AbregoNorthEast FrontageRoadAbrego Drive•8. EastCenter2. AbregoSouth•11. Santa RitaSprings*Now open from 10am-2pm on weekends and holidays!Register online at www.gvrec.org or visit your nearest major social center office. 51


GVR Professional ServicesTake Swim Lessons withLESLIE AKERSPrivate swim lessons available. Grouplessons listed in catalog.• Red Cross Cerfied Lifeguard• Water Safety Instructor for over 30 years• Cerfied Aqua Arthris InstructorTo schedule private lessons call:(520) 625-1205 or cell: (520) 373-1124There is a fee for this service.Take Tennis Lessons with GVR's TeachingTennis ProfessionalRAY WARDLAW• Available for private or group tennis lessons• USPTA Pro 2• Over 20 years of instruconal experience• Phone: (520) 625-0274You will be expected to reserve or schedule court mefor your lesson. There is a fee for this service.Personal Trainer Available to GVR’s MembersGLENDA MARTINEZPhone: (520) 298-3941 or (520) 979-1216• Specialized Exercise Training (SET)• American Council on Exercise Cerfied• Cerfied Older Adult Fitness• Licensed Praccal Nurse• Post Rehabilitaon Condioning Specialist, over 25 yearsexperience. There is a fee for this service.52

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