Los Gatos Saratoga Recreation | Winter/Spring 2022

INTERMEDIATE Thu. 12:00PM - 1:30PM 10 mtgs. 1/13-3/17 $150 Thu. 12:00PM - 1:30PM 10 mtgs. 3/31-6/2 $150 VOICE/VOICE-OVER/ACTING c Learn how you can actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, videos, and more. Most people go about it the wrong way. In this introductory class, you will learn about a unique, outside-the-box way to break into this creative, fulfilling, and potentially lucrative industry. Voice-overs can be managed on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with minimal overhead! Whether you choose to pursue voice-overs part-time or full-time, this could be the game changer you’ve been looking for. Instructor: Such a Voice Location: At Your Computer Tue. 7:00PM - 9:00PM 1 mtg. 2/8 $30 Tue. 7:00PM - 9:00PM 1 mtg. 4/5 $30 Special Interest BRIDGE Bridge This course will introduce or re-introduce the mechanics and fundamentals of the three aspects of the game: bidding, play, and defense. In this updated version of bridge, you’ll learn point count, opening bids, re-bids, overcalls, doubles, Stayman, and how to play a hand. NO CLASS: 4/27. Instructor: Judy Fisher Location: Los Gatos Adult Recreation Center - Large Hall BRIDGE - BEGINNER Wed. 2:45PM - 4:45PM 9 mtgs. 1/12-3/9 $130 Wed. 2:45PM - 4:45PM 9 mtgs. 3/23-5/25 $130 BRIDGE - REFRESHER FOR BEGINNERS Wed. 2:45PM - 4:45PM 5 mtgs. 2/9-3/9 $85 Wed. 2:45PM - 4:45PM 5 mtgs. 4/20-5/25 $85 NATURE ACTIVITIES Nature Activities with Greg Meyer SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS SURVIVAL HIKE Learn to hike safely. We will discuss what you should carry, what you should know and how you can survive an emergency. We will walk about 5 miles (moderately steep) as we discuss aspects of outdoor comfort and safety. If you take long walks in the woods, this trip will make you a prepared and more secure hiker. BIRD WATCHING FUNDAMENTALS Birds are all around us and this class will introduce you to the exciting hobby of birding. Our online ZOOM, evening class will discuss logistics, gear, field guides and the classification of major bird groups. We will also learn about great places to go, the natural history of birds, tips on attracting birds to your yard and how to pursue the feather quest here and abroad. February 27th and March 5th’s class locations will be discussed in February 23rd’s informational meeting. Music BANDS Saratoga Community Band The Saratoga Community Band is composed of amateur musicians of all ages and occupations including students under 18 years of age. No audition, however, you must be able to play a band instrument. www.saratogaband.com. NO CLASS: 1/17, 2/21, 4/11. TWO FREE CONCERTS: March 2022 - date TBD, and May 22, 2022 Concert at Wildwood Park, Saratoga Location: Saratoga High School - Music Room Mon. 7:00PM - 9:00PM 17 mtgs. 1/10-5/22 $75 INSTRUMENTS Taiko Adult I INTRODUCTION Taiko is the art of Japanese drumming, which develops self-expression and musical creativity. This course engages in uchikomi based practice. The one who has either a sense of rhythm or a stamina to hit taiko for one hour are welcome. In each class, everyone will participate by playing on actual drums. Minimum age is fifteen years old. Additional $68 supply fee payable to instructor at first class. NO CLASS: 4/10. Instructor: Kensuke Sumii Location: Los Gatos Adult Recreation Center - Large Hall Sun. 2:30PM - 3:40PM 6 mtgs. 2/6-3/13 $68 Sun. 2:30PM - 3:40PM 6 mtgs. 3/20-5/1 $68 Sun. 2:30PM - 3:40PM 6 mtgs. 5/8-6/12 $68 Ukulele Rocks! Have fun learning to play the ukulele! Must have your own standard ukulele for right-handed players or one can be borrowed in class. Materials fee: $10. Instructor: Tina Liddie BEGINNER - Basic chords and strums will be taught along with songs to sing in this easy introduction to the ukulele. No musical experience is necessary, but a desire to have fun is. INTERMEDIATE - Continuing students or with some experience. Chords, strums and more songs to play and sing are offered, as well as some coaching on performing with your ukulele. One of our goals will be to have a short performance. Location: Joan Pisani Community Center - Arts and Crafts Room BEGINNER Tue. 4:30PM - 5:30PM 10 mtgs. 1/11-3/15 $150 Tue. 4:30PM - 5:30PM 10 mtgs. 3/29-5/31 $150 INTERMEDIATE Tue. 2:30PM - 4:00PM 10 mtgs. 1/11-3/15 $150 Tue. 2:30PM - 4:00PM 10 mtgs. 3/29-5/31 $150 Location: Los Gatos Adult Recreation Center - Room 4 BEGINNER Thu. 2:00PM - 3:00PM 10 mtgs. 1/13-3/17 $150 Thu. 2:00PM - 3:00PM 10 mtgs. 3/31-6/2 $150 42 View Expanded Descriptions and Register Online at www.LGSRecreation.org Questions? 408-354-8700 MUSIC, SPECIAL INTEREST, SPORTS

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