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General Interest

  • CREATIVE WRITING

    Liberate your imagination by giving it a voice! Share your thoughts, feelings and experiences with others in this collaborative experience.

    Duration: 10 wks
    Date range: September 13 to November 15
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Hour: 1–3:30 p.m.
    Address: Greendell Rm P2

    Quarter: Fall 2017
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: $65*
    Instructor: Burt Liebert

  • CREATIVE WRITING: All Levels
    Experiment and Invent!

    Develop your unique ideas and discover new approaches to creative writing. Together we’ll explore what makes a compelling story, essay or poem through stimulating examples and playful writing exercises.

    Duration: 9 wks
    Date range: September 12 to November 7
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Hour: 6:30–8:30 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 216

    Quarter: Fall 2017
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: $144
    Instructor: Carrie Harper Hechtman

  • JUMP START YOUR GENEALOGY: Fundamentals

    Discovering your roots is exciting—it teaches you about yourself as well as your family.

    Duration: 9 wks
    Date range: September 14 to November 9
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Hour: 6:30–9 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 204

    Quarter: Fall 2017
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: $75*
    Instructor: Christine Bell Green PLCGS, candmres@aol.com

  • GENEALOGY: Intermediate

    Do you have brick walls in your family history or ancestors you know little about?

    Duration: 9 wks
    Date range: September 13 to November 8
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Hour: 12:30–3 p.m.
    Address: Greendell Rm P3

    Quarter: Fall 2017
    Prerequisite: Beginning genealogy or one year genealogy research experience
    Price: $75*
    Instructor: Christine Bell Green PLCGS, candmres@aol.com

  • LEARN BASIC CHESS STRATEGY, TACTICS, AND MORE (**NEW**)

    This class is for beginner players who don’t know or know little strategy. The instructor will go over winning strategies and tactics to help improve your game.

    Duration: 5 wks
    Date range: September 11 to October 16
    (No class: October 9.)
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Hour: 6–7 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 205

    Quarter: Fall 2017
    Prerequisite: Must know basic rules of chess and how pieces move
    Price: $50
    Instructor: Lauren Goodkind, laurengoodkindchess@gmail.com

  • SENIOR FRIENDSHIP DAY

    Seniors are invited to have fun and meet new friends by attending educational presentations and participating in exercise and crafts.

    Duration: ONGOING
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Hour: 9:30 a.m.–2:15 p.m.
    Address: Cubberley Room M4

    Quarter: Fall 2017
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: No Fee *
    Instructor: Thanh Kosen Nguyen, nguyenht@gmail.com, and Lori Rock, lorirockcb@aol.com