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WRITE THAT BOOK IN 9 WEEKS

Do you have a book you want to write? Join this fun and supportive workshop designed to help you get that book out of your head and onto the page in just nine weeks! Topics include: finding the time, techniques for plot development, and overcoming writer’s block, as well as knowing your protagonist and antagonist. Be prepared to do a lot of writing in class! This workshop is open to fiction and non-fiction writers of all experience levels.

 

AGE 18+
LOCATION Canyon View Community Center, Canyon View Room
INSTRUCTOR Rebecca Inch-Partridge
FEE $100 I $90 Resident ($5.00 materials fee)

 

ACTIVITY # DATE

day

TIME
7478 W1 2/11 Tues 10-11:30am (FREE)
7478 W2 2/18-4/21
(no class 4/7)
Tue 9-12pm

 

 

 

PAINTING CLASS

Let’s get out the paints and have some fun.All abilities welcome. Choose from a variety of pictures provided or bring you own. No drawing required. With help we will transfer the picture to canvas and create a fabulous painting. Bring an apron if you want. All materials will be provided.

 

AGE 15+
LOCATION Recreation Park, Conference Room
INSTRUCTOR Susie Bell
FEE $35 I $30 Resident Discount
NOTE A $15 materials fee is due to the instructor the day of class. You may want to bring an apron.

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
8032 W1 1/7 Tues 11am-12pm
8032 W2 1/14 Tues 11am-12pm
8032 W3 1/21 Tues 11am-12pm

 

 

 

VALENTINES DAY PAINT AND SIP

Paint Night for adults! Enjoy snacks along with beverages and learn to paint. Work from an easy to paint picture and get complete instruction on how to paint it. All materials are provided and you go home with a beautiful painting you can enjoy or give for a gift.

 

AGE 21+
LOCATION Recreation Park, Conference Room
INSTRUCTOR Susie Bell
FEE $20 l $25 Resident Discount
NOTE A $20 materials fee is due to the instructor the day of class.

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
8032 W4 2/14 Fri 6-8pm

 

 

 

CLAY SCULPTURE

Fun with clay! Learn how to create a sculpture or pottery with clay. All the best tricks will be discussed. Build a sculpture, a bottle, a bowl, an animal, any idea is welcome. Our only constraint is our creativity. All materials are provided and your piece will be fired.

 

AGE 15+
LOCATION Recreation Park, Conference Room
INSTRUCTOR Susie Bell
FEE $135 I $125 Resident Discount

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
8032 W5 3/4, 3/11, 3/25, Wed 11am-12:15pm

 

 

 

UKE KANIKAPILA

Kanikapila is the Hawaiian tradition of bringing musicians and singers together to play just for fun! Come join us on the first and third Thursday of each month to play and sing Hawaiian music with both English and Hawaiian lyrics. Chords and lyrics are provided for new songs each session, plus we play our old favorites, too!

 

AGE 18+
LOCATION Halau Hula Pono, 671 Newcastle Road #7
INSTRUCTOR Pam Akina
FEE FREE (please sign up so instructor knows class count)
NOTE Bring a ukulele, tuner, and a stand (optional). Rental ukulele available for $30. A $5 materials fee is due to the instructor the first day of class.

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
4012 W1 1/16 Thur 6-7:30pm
4012 W2 2/6, 2/20 Thur 6-7:30pm
4012 W3 3/5, 3/19 Thur 6-7:30pm
4012 W4 4/9-4/23 Thur 6-7:30pm

 

 

 

KNOTTY KNITTERS & CROCHETERS

Our club welcomes all levels of experience in knitting and crocheting, including beginners, although there is no formal instruction. We offer a friendly atmosphere for sharing our skills and love of knitting and crocheting. If you want to relax and have fun, and giggle a bit, please join us for our lighthearted evenings together.

 

AGE 18+
LOCATION Canyon View Community Center, Canyon View Room
coordinators Rosemary, Teri and Linda
FEE $25 I $20 Resident Discount

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
7245 W1 1/9-2/27 Thur 6-8:30pm
7245 W2 3/5-4/30 Thur 6-8:30pm

 

 

 

BEGINNING HULA FOR ADULTS

This is an entry level HULA class for adults. Hula is a beautiful traditional dance of the Hawaiian Islands. Basic steps and hand motions are taught as well as an introduction to culture, language and history. Bring your ALOHA spirit and join this fun class where you will exercise your mind, body and spirit.

 

AGE 14+
LOCATION Halau Hula Pono,
671 Newcastle Road #7
INSTRUCTOR Pam Akina
FEE $46 I $40 Resident Discount
NOTE Bring a ukulele, tuner, and a stand (optional). Rental ukulele available for $30. A $5 materials fee is due to the instructor the first day of class.

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION

DAY

TIME
4010 W1 1/6 -1/27 Mon 6-7pm
4010 W2 2/3-2/24 Mon 6-7pm
4010 W3 3/2-3/30 Mon 6-7pm
4010 W4 4/6, 4/27 Mon 6-7pm

 

 

 

MATURE RIDERS

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

 

AGE 18+
LOCATION Healing Pastures at “C” Horse Ranch
11685 Lorenson Road, Auburn
INSTRUCTOR Honey Cowan
FEE 3 Classes:
$160 I $150 Resident Discount
NOTE Helmets and boots are required and provided.

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
7134 W1 1/15-1/29 Wed 11:45-1:15pm
7134 W2 2/12-2/26 Wed 11:45-1:15pm
7134 W3 3/11-3/25 Wed 11:45-1:15pm
7134 W4 4/15-4/29 Wed 11:45-1:15pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

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KAYAKING FOR BOOMERS 50+

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

 

AGE 50+
LOCATION Lake Natoma, Sacramento/Folsom
INSTRUCTOR Current Adventure Staff
FEE $79 I $69 Resident Discount
NOTE Beginners Welcome. All equipment provided.

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
7083 W1 3/14 Sat 12-3pm
7083 W2 4/11 Sat 12-3pm
7083 W3 4/22 Wed 11-2pm

 

 

 

MEDICARE AND MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT PLANS

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

 

AGE 18+
LOCATION Canyon View Community Center, Sunset Room
INSTRUCTOR Charlene Miskimen
FEE $15 I $10 Resident Discount
Instructor donates all fees to ARD.

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
7155 W1 1/21 Tue 10am-Noon
7155 W2 2/18 Tue 10am-Noon
7155 W3 3/17 Tue 10am-Noon
7155 W4 4/21 Tue 10am-Noon

 

 

 

Senior Bridge

Join us Thursday and Friday afternoons for Senior Bridge Club meetings at Canyon View Community Center. “Duplicate Bridge” is played Thursdays and “Party Bridge” is played Fridays. This is a great opportunity to socialize and meet fellow players in a beautiful scenic building. Reservations must be made for Duplicate Bridge. Please call Bob Wright 530.889.5571 or John Renning 530.889.2484 for reservations and information. Please call Ann Mitchell 530.888.8362 for more information on Party Bridge.

 

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

 

SESSION DAYS TIME
Duplicate Bridge Thur 12pm
Party Bridge Fri 12pm

 

 

 

Table Tennis

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

 

AGE All Ages
LOCATION Canyon View Community Center, Foothills Room
FEE Refer to website www.auburntabletennis.com
NOTE ARD does not take registration.

 

DAYS TIME
Mon | Wed 6:30-9:30pm

 

 

 

DANCING

 

International Folk Dancing

Learn easy enjoyable folk dances from countries around the world including: Israel, Greece, England, Russia, Serbia, Mexico and the USA. No previous experience or partner needed. Great exercise, great fun! Your teacher Donna has 30 years of teaching adults and children.

 

AGE 18+
LOCATION Recreation Park, Stella Room
INSTRUCTOR

Donna Burgess

FEE $58 I $50 Resident Discount

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
5033 W1

February 4 – March 2

(No class 2/18)

   

 

 

 

ARGENTINE TANGO and Latin Dance

Learn easy, enjoyable, new routines every meeting while enriching your hidden dance skills. Step by step introduction in the Hot Salsa, Merengue, and Cha Cha. Fall in love with the beautiful, elegant, and romantic Argentine Tango, from beginning to more elaborate eye-catching steps. No previous experience or partner needed. Everybody rotates and dances with each other. Singles and couples welcome!

 

AGE 18+
LOCATION Canyon View Community Center, Foothills Room
INSTRUCTOR Juan Aceituno
FEE $58 I $50 Resident Discount

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
5034 W1 1/16-2/6 Thur 7:30-9pm
5034 W2 2/13-3/5 Thur 7:30-9pm
5034 W3 3/12-4/2 Thur 7:30-9pm

 

 

 

Country western/Irish Line dancing

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

 

AGE 18+
LOCATION Canyon View Community Center,
Foothills Room
INSTRUCTOR Juan Aceituno
FEE $58 I $50 Resident Discount

 

ACTIVITY # SESSION DAYS TIME
5080 W1 1/16-2/6 Thur 6-7:30pm
5080 W2 2/13-3/5 Thur 6-7:30pm
5080 W3 3/12-4/2 Thur 6-7:30pm

 

 

 

 

 

THE ARD YOUTH ASSISTANCE FUND NEEDS YOUR HELP

The Friends of the Auburn Recreation District, Inc., a 501c(3) organization, is actively seeking donations for the Youth Assistance Fund. Your donations will provide scholarship assistance to over 100 children each year, allowing them to participate in ARD classes, camps, lessons & leagues.


The Youth Assistance Fund exists solely on the generous donations from people like you. ARD-FOARD, 471 Maidu Drive, Auburn, CA 95603. Our tax deductible 501 C3 tax ID number is 20-3737861.

 

Thank you for making a difference in the lives of the Auburn area youth.

 

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