Italian For Travelers

New Classes: October 2018

To sign up for a class, please call (858) 459-0831.

Italian for Travelers Workshop
Planning a trip to Italy? This lively two hour workshop will equip students with a basic set of handy communicative tools for comfortable interaction with the Italian people. Participants will learn key expressions, vocabulary words, and idioms necessary for the traveler. Travel tips, cultural aspects, regional characteristics, and social protocol and customs will also be presented. Course taught by Paola Baracco.

Note: No previous knowledge of Italian is required.
Thu, Oct 18, 10:30am-12:30pm. $25/M, $30/NM.
Registration required by Oct 15.

Art History Series, Part 1: The Life and Contributions of the Impressionists
Each class will provide participants with a visually rich background of the era and the art created. For an hour, participants will travel back in time to learn about the socio, politic, and economic influences upon artists and see how the world in which artists worked is reflected in their artwork. The format will be lecture and discussion. The series will continue once a month on the third Thursday. About your Instructor: Rene’ MacVay studied Art History at the University of Michigan. She has taught AP Art History at different school levels and spoken at conferences, workshops, and seminars.

Thu, Oct 18, 9:30-10:30am. 3 classes: $30/M, $40/NM.
Drop ins: $12/M, $15/NM.
Coming up: Nov 15- Artistic Storytelling in the Dutch Golden Age, Dec 20- The Contributions of WPA Artists and Contemporary Connections.

Meditation for Deep Healing – NEW TIME AND DAY
Science continues to prove the profound health benefits of mindful meditation, which recalibrates your nervous system, promotes inner harmony, and can diminish physical and emotional pain, relieve anxiety, lower blood pressure, create a positive outlook, and promote true healing. Led by Anne Marie Welsh, a veteran Deep Yoga teacher whose meditation practice changed her life.
Every Wed, 10am. $5/M, $8/NM.

Demystifying Online Music Streaming – 4 WK Workshop
This class is geared towards those who have limited technical experience and are eager to learn more about what music is available online and how to access it. Topics include: What is music streaming? How to download apps, Searching for songs/artists and more. Each week will cover a different app and you will learn about the app, why use it, how to use it, and hands-on exercises. Week 1: Pandora, Week 2: iHeartRadio, Week 3: Spotify, Week 4: Youtube Music.
Thu, Oct 25, 10-11:30am. 4 week course: $40/M, $55/NM,
Drop-in cost: $12/M, $15/NM. Registration required.

Demystifying Online Shopping – 4 WK Workshop
This class is geared towards those who have limited technical experience and are eager to learn more about how to shop online. Topics include: Why shop online at all? How to download apps, Using product reviews to make buying decisions and more. Each week will cover a different app and you will learn about the app, why use it, how to use it, and hands-on exercises. Week 1: Amazon, Week 2: Yelp, Week 3: eBay, Week 4: TripAdvisor
Thu, Oct 25, 11:30am-1pm. 4 week course: $40/M, $55/NM, Drop-in cost: $12/M, $15/NM. Registration required.