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**FREE** Introductory Classes

In recognition of our 100th-year anniversary, Palo Alto Adult School is offering a free introductory class in some of our popular programs. Stay tuned for additional Centennial celebrations throughout 2021.

  • FREE/ONE-SESSION — WATERCOLOR TUTORIAL (**NEW**)

    Have you ever wanted to take a watercolor class? This is your chance to participate in a one day FREE watercolor tutorial. During the current Covid-19 period, this class is being held LIVE ONLINE via Zoom.

    Duration: One Session
    Date range: January 6
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Hour: 7–8 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE (via ZOOM)

    Quarter: Winter 2021
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: No Fee
    Instructor: Ferenc Besze, fbesze@pausd.org

    Registration Closed

  • FREE/ONE-SESSION — ACOUSTIC (FINGER-STYLE) GUITAR: INTRODUCTION (**NEW**)

    Focus on the basics on proper holding and placement of the guitar. During the current Covid-19 period, this class is being held LIVE ONLINE via Zoom.

    Duration: One Session
    Date range: January 6
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Hour: 6–7 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE (via ZOOM)

    Quarter: Winter 2021
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: No Fee
    Instructor: Chris Main, chmain@pausd.org

    Registration Closed

  • FREE/ONE-SESSION — BIRDING: RAPTOR MANIA (**NEW**)

    Join birding instructor Scott Smithson for an online tour of the raptors of western North America. During the current Covid-19 period, this class is being held LIVE ONLINE via Zoom.

    Duration: One Session
    Date range: January 6
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Hour: 7–9 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE (via ZOOM)

    Quarter: Winter 2021
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: No Fee
    Instructor: Scott Smithson, wscottsmithson@gmail.com

    Registration Closed

  • FREE/ONE-SESSION — GENEALOGY: INTRODUCTION (**NEW**)

    Search your ancestors using Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org, contrasting the 1900-1940 census data on both sites. During the current Covid-19 period, this class is being held LIVE ONLINE via Zoom.

    Duration: One Session
    Date range: January 6
    Day(s) of the week: 12:30
    Hour: 3 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE (via ZOOM)

    Quarter: Winter 2021
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: No Fee
    Instructor: Christine Bell Green (Chris Green), candmres@aol.com

    Registration Closed

  • FREE/ONE-SESSION — ZOOM: INTRODUCTION (**NEW**)
    (Class limited to 12 students)

    Learn basic Zoom tips and tricks in this FREE introductory class on navigating the world of Zoom.

    Duration: One Session
    Date range: January 5
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Hour: 6–9 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE (via ZOOM)

    Quarter: Winter 2021
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: No Fee
    Instructor: Sharon Walker, swalker@pausd.org

    Registration Closed

  • FREE/ONE-SESSION — ZUMBA: INTRODUCTION (**NEW**)

    Zumba is a great way to work out and have fun! Come try out a free Zumba class to get a taste for a class that feels like a party with friends! During the current Covid-19 period, this class is being held LIVE ONLINE via Zoom

    Duration: One Session
    Date range: January 6
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Hour: 5:30–6:30 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE (via ZOOM)

    Quarter: Winter 2021
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: No Fee
    Instructor: Blanca Herrera, blanca.h@paadultschool.org

    Registration Closed

  • FREE — FUNDAMENTALS OF SUPERVISION AND MANAGEMENT
    3-MONTH SELF-PACED COURSE

    Become a more effective manager by learning the language of business management!

    Duration: 3 Months / Course Code: T9265 / FREE REGISTRATION ONLY FROM JAN. 5 - JAN. 10
    Address: ed2Go ONLINE

    Quarter: Winter 2021
    Prerequisite: There are no prerequisites to take this course.
    Price: No Fee
    Instructor: Self-Paced / No Instructor

    Registration Closed

  • FREE — KEYS TO EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION
    3-MONTH SELF-PACED COURSE

    Become more confident, make great first impressions, get along with others, and create better personal and professional relationships.

    Duration: 3 Months / Course Code: T9269 / FREE REGISTRATION ONLY FROM JAN. 5 - JAN. 10
    Address: ed2Go ONLINE

    Quarter: Winter 2021
    Prerequisite: There are no prerequisites to take this course.
    Price: No Fee
    Instructor: Self-Paced / No Instructor

    Registration Closed