NEW SECTION OF BADMINTON OPEN:  Thursdays from 4-5 p.m. 10/8-12/3  in the Rec Gym

WANT TO HELP CHANGE THE WORLD? Jump into the Beginning Beekeeping Workshop and help our busy pollinators stay happy and healthy as they make the world a more beautiful place. This three-hour workshop is an introduction to the in's and out's of beekeeping and will cover bee behavior, bee health, bee anatomy, types of home hives and much more. Sign up fast as there's lots of buzz about this workshop and limited space.  Instructor Hilary Kearney is the girl behind Girl Next Door Honey ( She is a San Diego native with a degree in fine art from the University of California Santa Cruz. She began her beekeeping journey in 2008 and has been enamored with the subject ever since. Her favorite thing about honey bees is that they are almost all female.

Thursday - 5-8 p.m.  October 29   $15

FINE ARTS & CRAFTS - Fall Curriculum

Beginning Ukulele - Wednesdays 5-6 p.m.  10/5-11/23   FULL

Figure Sketching - Thursdays 3:45-4:45 p.m.  10/8-12/3   FULL

Learn To Sew - Wednesdays 5-7 p.m.  10/21-12/2   FULL

Photography (Intro to DSLR) Tuesdays 4:30-6 p.m.  10/13-11/17



Cooking Workshops Fall Quarter

Timeless Tamale Trio - Learn the art of tamale making. In this workshop, you will be introduced to banana leaf tamales, two other types of tamales in the husks and the accompanying fillings and toppings. A must for the tamale lover who wants to create and eat.

Monday, October 26   5-7 p.m.   $25

Let's Make Burritos - Join Chef Carmen as she teaches the art of burrito making, complete with homemade flour tortillas, savory fillings and bumpin' salsa.

Monday, November 9  5-7 p.m.  $25

Holiday Tamale Fiesta - 'Tis the season to enjoy making tamales and eating tamales. Savory, sweet, we will construct and deconstruct (eat) a variety of these tasty masa morsels.

Monday, November 23  5-7 p.m.  $25

NTRP Tennis Rating Program (Use this as a guide for rec class tennis )

1.0 = This player is just starting to play tennis.

1.5 = This player has limited experience and is still working primarily on getting the ball into play.

2.0 = This player needs on-court experience. This player has obvious stroke weaknesses but is familiar with basic positions for singles and doubles play.

2.5 = This player is learning to judge where the ball is going, although court coverage is weak. Çan sustain a short rally of slow pace with other players of the same ability.

3.0 = This player is fairly consistent when hitting medium-paced shots, but is not comfortable with all strokes and lacks execution when trying for directional control, depth, or power. Most common doubles formation is one up, one back.

3.5 = This player has achieved improved stroke dependability with directional control on moderate shots, but still lacks depth and variety. This player exhibits more aggressive net play, has improved court coverage, and is developing teamwork in doubles.

4.0 = This player has dependable strokes, including directional control and depth on both forehand and backhand sides on moderate shots, plus the ability to use lobs, overheads, approach shots, and volleys with some success. This player occasionally forces errors when serving. Rallies may be lost due to impatience. Teamwork in doubles is evident.

4.5 = This player has begun to master the use of power and spins and is beginning to handle pace, has sound footwork, can control depth of shots, and is beginning to vary game plan according to opponents. This player can hit first serves with power and accuracy and place the second serve. This player tends to overhit on difficult shots. Aggressive net play is common in doubles.

5.0 = This player has good shot anticipation and frequently has an outstanding shot or attribute around which a game may be structured. This player can regularly hit winners or force errors off of short balls and can put away volleys, can successfully execute lobs, drop shots, half volleys, overhead smashed, and has good depth and spin on most second serves.




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