Los Gatos Saratoga Recreation | Winter/Spring 2022

Business & Technology PERSONAL BUSINESS Divorce Planning Taught by the South Bay’s only instructor of comprehensive divorce education for the public. Whether you are merely contemplating divorce or are engaged in a divorce battle, this course provides you with the insight, tools, and resources to help you make important decisions, effectively manage your case, understand Santa Clara County’s family court system, and to potentially save you thousands of dollars. Material fee: $45. Instructor: Nicole M. Location: Los Gatos Adult Recreation Center - Lounge Tue. 6:00PM - 8:30PM 4 mtgs. 1/18-2/8 $150 Estate Planning c Instructor: Barbara Nesbet AN INTRODUCTION What would happen to your family and your assets (all property which you own, in your own name or as a co-owner, such as your bank account, real estate, stocks and bonds, life insurance, furniture, furnishings and jewelry)if you were to die today? Fee is per couple. WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT? Come learn some estate planning basics and a legal perspective of what happens when someone dies. We will address some of the important first steps to take in the administration of a trust or probate estate. We will also talk about some of the steps you can take to avoid some of the potential pitfalls of having no plan in place. WHEN SOMEONE DIES We hope we have planned for it, but death happens, too often sooner than we would expect it, and catches us by surprise. If you have lost a loved one, or know someone who has, do you know what your next steps should be? Fee is per couple. Instructor: Barbara Nesbet Location: At Your Computer ESTATE PLANNING - AN INTRODUCTION Wed. 7:00PM - 9:00PM 1 mtg. 2/16 $47 Wed. 7:00PM - 9:00PM 1 mtg. 4/20 $47 ESTATE PLANNING - WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT? Wed. 7:00PM - 9:00PM 1 mtg. 3/23 $47 ESTATE PLANNING - WHEN SOMEONE DIES Wed. 7:00PM - 9:00PM 1 mtg. 2/23 $47 Wed. 7:00PM - 9:00PM 1 mtg. 4/27 $47 Financial Workshop - Women Investors 55+ How do you feel about retirement? Are you ready? Worried? Eager? This class is specifically tailored for women who are getting ready for or have recently transitioned to retirement. Materials fee: $8. Instructor: Teresita Ford Location: Los Gatos Adult Recreation Center - Room 3 Mon. 1:00PM - 2:30PM 4 mtgs. 1/24-2/14 $70 Mon. 1:00PM - 2:30PM 4 mtgs. 4/11-5/2 $70 NEW Watercolor Painting During the Day “Let’s Paint In Plein Air” Learn different techniques and approaches of how to paint in “plein air” or painting outdoors around the parks in Los Gatos. The instructor will teach you guidelines on how to choose a subject, improve your composition and design by effectively using light and dark values, color mixing, and much more. The class will be at the Center when the weather won’t permit us to be outside. There will be demonstrations and individual instruction. NO CLASS: 2/24, 4/14, 5/5. Instructor: Elvira Rascov Location: See Description Thu. 10:00AM - 12:00PM 6 mtgs. 2/3-3/17 $185 Thu. 10:00AM - 12:00PM 7 mtgs. 3/31-5/26 $185 WRITING Creative Memoir Writing During The Day c Learn this intuitive method to unlock your literary potential! Put the critic aside and write “non-stop”. Relaxing and fun, this class has applications to memoirs, short stories, novels, poems, articles, and creative expression. Weekly lessons teach the “craft” of writing and introduce publishing options. Instructor: Lynn Rogers Location: At Your Computer Tue. 9:00AM - 11:00AM 8 mtgs. 1/18-3/8 $130 Tue. 9:00AM - 11:00AM 8 mtgs. 3/22-5/10 $130 Memoir Writing, Quilting The Stories Of Your Life c In an informal, fun environment participants will use writing exercises as prompts to bring out the individual stories that will form the basis of each quilt piece. Whether you are in the process of writing your memoirs or just want to get your family stories on paper before they are lost forever, this is the class for you. Please bring a pen and a writing notebook. Instructor: Lesa Medley Location: At Your Computer Tue. 6:30PM - 8:30PM 10 mtgs. 1/11-3/15 $150 Tue. 6:30PM - 8:30PM 10 mtgs. 3/29-5/31 $150 Poem Making/Poetry Appreciation c We will use writing exercises and poems from such wonderful poets as Naomi Shihab Nye, Billy Collins, Joy Harjo, Mary Oliver, and others as inspiration for some of our own writing. Please bring a pen and writing notebook and join us in a fun and friendly atmosphere as we explore the inner poet that lives in all of us. Instructor: Lesa Medley Location: At Your Computer Wed. 6:30PM - 8:30PM 10 mtgs. 1/12-3/16 $150 Wed. 6:30PM - 8:30PM 10 mtgs. 3/30-6/1 $150 For Registration Information, see page 1 Los Gatos-Saratoga Recreation | Winter/Spring 2022 33 ADULTS

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