Table of Contents Moraga Pear Festival The Town of Moraga’s Annual Special Events . . . . . . 1-3, Back Page Children & Teens . . . . . . pages 4-17 Adults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . pages 18-24 Pear Festival will be held Sat, Sept. 29 Adults Over 55 . . . . . . . . pages 25-28 Registration & Maps . . pages 29-30 Live music, inflatables for the kids, and lots of delicious pear treats. Don’t let the pears go to waste! message from Pick a pear to share for the food bank. Penelope Moraga Community & Jennifer Pear Harvest Starting in Fall 2007 Moraga will Administer Their Own Where: Pear Orchard next to JM Middle School Recreation Programs on the corner of Camino Pablo & Canyon Road For more than two years the City of When: Saturday and Sunday Lafayette provided an important service to August 11 & 12 • Anytime from 9 am to 4 pm the Town of Moraga by administering the Town’s recreation classes. Over the years, the partnership has been positive and very much appreciated by the Town of Moraga. Moraga Park & The Town of Moraga has been evaluating Recreation Foundation its Parks and Recreation services in an effort Through memberships and donations, the Foundation provides to determine what direction the Town funding for the Summer Concert Series and contributes to the would like to take in offering those ser- Moraga Pear Festival and July 4th Celebration. Thank you for your generosity and to those who attend the concerts and offer vices. As part of the evaluation process the support by purchasing food prepared by the Foundation mem- Town developed a Parks and Recreation bers. Residents of Canyon, Lafayette and Orinda are invited to Master Plan that included extensive com- join with Moraga residents in supporting the Foundation as we munity input. Based on this input, the Town endeavor to continue providing the public with parks for all to Council decided not to renew the agree- enjoy. Thank you for making your Foundation great! ment with the City of Lafayette when it expires in June 2007. YES, I WAnT TO JOIn Beginning with the Fall 2007 season, MORAgA PARk & RECREATIOn FOundATIOn Lafayette and Moraga recreation custom- Membership Categories: ers can register for classes through their Family – $30 Sponsor – $100 respective Parks & Recreation offices. Until Sustaining – $50 Life Membership – $500 or more then, it will remain business as usual. If you Donations are Tax-deductible have any questions or concerns, please feel Mail checks along with this form to: MPR Foundation, P.O. Box 302, Moraga, CA 94556 free to call or email. Name ____________________________________________________ Jennifer Russell • 284-2232 Address __________________________________________________ jrussell@ci .lafayette .ca .us Day Phone ____________________ Eve Phone__________________ Penelope Leach • 631-6842 E-mail ____________________________________________________ pleach@moraga .ca .us www.LafMor-Recreation.org 1 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Special Events Big Band Ballroom Dance Memorial Day Weekend • Friday, May 25 The Rossmoor Big Band invites the Rossmoor & the Lamorinda Community to its 3rd Big Band Dance in Lafayette. Put on your dancing shoes and come revisit the days when the dance brought all your neighbors together. dATE: Friday, May 25 TIME: 7:00 to 8:00pm – Dance Lesson • 8:00 to 10:00pm – Dancing PLACE: Lafayette Veteran’s Memorial Building (Mount Diablo Blvd just east of the Lafayette Reservoir) TICkETS: $10.00 per person in advance Tickets available at the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce office, located at 100 Lafayette Circle #103, Lafayette. Purchase your tickets in advance, as the first two events sold out. Sponsored by The Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, The Rossmoor Big Band, Kaiser Permanente Senior Advantage, the City of Lafayette Recreation Department, The Bay Area Women’s and Men’s Historical Representation Society and the Generations In Jazz Foundation. Celebrate the 4th of July in Moraga Morning Activities Band Shell Entertainment at Moraga Center 1:00 –10:00pm 8:00a.m. Kiddie Run 4:30p.m. Live Music Begins 8:30a.m. 5 Mile Run 6:30p.m. National Anthem 8:40a.m. 2 Mile Run and Mayor’s Welcome 9:00p.m. Fireworks Activities at the Commons Support the July 4th Fireworks 8:00a.m. Pancake Breakfast Purchase a Rocket for $35 9:00a.m. Dog Parade Send Checks to: 10:30a.m. Children’s Bike Parade, Town of Moraga, PO Box 188, Children’s Games, Fire and Police Moraga, CA 94556 Displays, Inflatables, Petting Zoo 11:00a.m. Food Booths open For more information call: 925-376-2520 www.LafMor-Recreation.org 2 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Special Events Moraga Park and Recreation Foundation 2007 Summer Concert Series You are invited to join your neighbors on Thursday evenings • 6:30–8:30pm at the Moraga Commons Park for a relaxing summer concert. Bring your picnic blanket or lawn chairs to the grassy hillside in front of the band shell. Enjoy the music while your children enjoy the park. The volunteers of the Moraga Park and Recreation Foundation will be serving delicious dinners at the concession stand. June 14: Rossmoor Big Band (Swing) June 21: Boothill (Country) June 28: dave Russell Band (Rock ‘n’ Roll) July 12: Motor dude Zydeco (Cajun) July 19: Stone Soup (Rock ‘n’ Roll) July 26: Mixed nuts (all styles) August 2: Littledog2 (Rock ‘n’ Roll) August 9: Juke Joint (Blues & Soul) August 16: La Ventana (Latin) August 23: Celtic Heart (Celtic) Group Picnic Hacienda de las Flores & Park Rentals 2100 Donald Drive Moraga, Summer is the perfect time to hold a birth- CA 94556 day party or gathering in one of the Moraga or Lafayette parks! Reserve the Moraga Commons Park or Rancho Laguna Park for your upcoming event. Rancho Laguna Park is also available for overnight rental to scouting groups. Visit www.moraga.ca.us 925-376-2520 or call 376-2520 for more info. Reserve the www.moraga.ca.us Lafayette Community Park Group Picnic Area by calling 284-2232. • Unique Weddings & Receptions, Events & Facility Rentals • Spanish Style Estate with Beautifully Landscaped Grounds • Casual to Elegant Events – One per day • Accommodates up to 200 Guests • Indoor and Outdoor Facilities www.LafMor-Recreation.org 3 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Children birthday PartiES Children andrea’s Musical adventure Dodge Ball Birthday Parties (6-9 Yrs) Birthday Parties (1-7 Yrs) TAkE YOuR FRIEndS OuT for a good time at a dodge ball birthday party. Spend your birthday playing awesome ages: 1-7 yrs • Please note: under 3 is parent dodge ball games like medicball, prison ball, warball participation and much more. All children must be 6 to 9 years old Music Parties: 1-7 yrs • Play instruments, sing, dance, and within 2 years of the birthday child. Parent will and do interactive storytelling. Ask about our themes. provide all food, drink, paper items and a minimum Dance Parties: 4-7 yrs • World dances, instruments, of 2 adults. The Community Center will provide party props, and dance games. invitations that include a waiver that must be signed by each parent. castle tales: Princesses, dragons, unicorns & fairies. Andrea brings the castle, costumes & props. You bring actors & location: Manzanita Room • Fee: $195 • Min/Max: 12/30 actresses. Optional: Andrea will come as Snow White and sing Call Jonathan “ACE” katayanagi 925-595-4847 to schedule . and dance your children through stories such as Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and St George and the Dragon. These parties are for boys and girls. Andrea‘s Program is a Bay Area Parent chef de cuisine’s cooking Parties Magazine award winner. (5-13 Yrs) Fee: (includes Activity and Refreshment Rooms) Each party will feature a different recipe for a delicious treat and $175 for 12 children, $10 per extra child • 90 minutes a new cooking technique. We can do pasta, carrot cake, pretzels, $75 deposit to City of Lafayette due at reservation. Italian bread sticks, pizza, chicken chow mein, chili, chinese stir To reserve your party: Call Andrea gaspari: 280-7364 or fry, tea parties or dozens of other recipes. Kids will learn how www .musicwithandrea .com • agaspari1@earthlink .net to safely use various utensils and appliances. Fee includes all supplies and cooking instructions from Chef Lynda Rexroat, and copies of the recipes. Weekends only. Kindergym Parties (up to 5 Yrs) Fee: $350 for 10 children max. • 2 hours Schedule your child’s next Birthday Party at the kindergym $275 deposit due at time of reservation. at Lafayette! Invite 15 children (including birthday child and Call 925-932-1114 to reserve your party . any age-appropriate siblings) up to the age of 5 for 1½ hours Please notify of any food allergies when reserving date. of Kindergym play, songs and games. Kindergym parties are conducted in the same format as a Kindergym Parent/Child class. Each child must be accompanied by an adult . We You’re a star provide experienced leadership and lots of birthday fun. theater Parties Fee: Res. $165 • 15 children max. • 90 minutes (6-12 Yrs) Call diane Browning at 837-0825 to schedule . A special event party for children who love acting. During the first hour, actors indoor sport are given lines, costumes & coaching. Birthday Parties The next half-hour, the children’s performances are video taped. The (4-6 Yrs) last half-hour the children enjoy Have a ball at an Indoor refreshments & watch their Sport party. It’s your party show. Your birthday STAR and you can play what you will receive the video tape want to play. Choose from of the show. Soccer, Basketball, Floor Fee $150 for 10 children Hockey or any combo of the (Add’l fee for extra children) • 2 hours three. All children must be 4 (Parents supply the birthday cake and refreshments) to 6 years old and within 12 months of the birthday child. location Parent will provide all food, The Clean Comedy Company drink, paper items and a minimum of 2 adults. The Community 2363 Boulevard Circle, Suite 106 • Walnut Creek, CA 94595 Center will provide party invitations that include a waiver that Call Patsy Bishop or Tom McMillan: 943-6252 for information . must be signed by each parent. Register at the Lafayette Community Center . location: Live Oak Room • Fee: $195 • Min/Max: 12/18 Call Jonathan “ACE” katayanagi 925-595-4847 to schedule . www.LafMor-Recreation.org 4 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Summer Fun CampS Morning Summer Fun Camp and/or Afternoon Adventure Camp At Stanley Middle School We know that families need flexibility during the Summer months so we designed a six-week program that gives kids the option of taking morning camps and/or after- noon camps for just one week or up to six weeks. The morning program will accom- modate grades 1st-8th (as of Fall 2007) and the afternoon program will accomodate grades 1st-6th (As of Fall 2007) REgISTRATIOn IS nOW OPEn . suMMer Planner Check the weeks and times you like: EC = Early Morning Care AM = Morning Summer Fun Camp PM = Afternoon Adventure Camp 7:30-9:00am or 8:00-9:00am 9:00am-12:45pm 12:45-5:00pm $25-$38 ($5/hr) $109/per week + $2 $189/per week + $2 ec aM PM Combine as few or as many weeks as you like . Sign up for Wk 1 – June 18 – June 22 just mornings or just afternoons or both . It’s up to you . Wk 2 – June 25 – June 29 We even have early morning care . Talk about flexible! Wk 3 – July 2 – July 6 Each week will have a unique theme and include popu- Wk 4 – July 9 – July 13 lar favorites like Capture the Flag, Camp Cookin’, dunk Wk 5 – July 16 – July 20 Tank, Wearable Art, Sports galore, dodge Ball, Surprise Wk 6 – July 23 – July 27 Performers, Excursions and so much more! WOW! that means if you sign up for both camps If you would like a complete it costs you less than $7.50 an hour to give your Summer Fun guide mailed camper a Summer filled with fun and excitement! to you, call us at 284-2232. Junior recreation other camps leader Program • Camp awesome For all the 9th–10th Graders • Summer Day Camps looking to have a fun, exciting, (5-14 yrs) meaningful summer, we will offer • august @ The Lafayette our Junior Recreation Leader Community Center Program during Morning Summer Fun Camp & Afternoon Adventure summer Jobs If you are looking for something Camp. This great opportunity for Lafayette Moraga Recreation to do come August, Camp growth and career exploration is will be hiring Camp Councelors Awesome is the place to be! designed to teach the skills and for our Summer Fun and This AWESOME day camp will responsibilities necessary to work Afternoon Adventure Camps. be held at the Lafayette in the exciting world of recreation. Applicants must be high school Community Center, and will graduates, college students or Registration will be by application include all your camp favorites older. Must be high energy, fun and space will be limited. such as Capture the Flag, loving, responsible and have cost / WeeK: experience working with children. Dodge Ball, Crafts, Cooking, Summer Fun: $55 For an Application, please call: Sports & more. Afternoon Adventure Camp: $95 925-284-2232 www.LafMor-Recreation.org 5 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 er summ 2007 KindErgym The KinDergYM at laFaYette is a welcoming, color- We are delighted to offer a very flexible summer ful, wonderland designed with small children in mind. Kindergym schedule which takes into consideration vaca- We offer slides, tunnels, swings, things to climb on, and tions and changes in your routine. The schedule that we of course, mats for safety. The experienced Kindergym designed allows us to offer the same great kindergym staff is dedicated to the belief that Parent/child PlaY class(es) at reduced rates. Please choose your class(es) is vital to physical and emotional development, and we carefully because our schedule doesn’t allow for make- delight in being able to guide the fun. Each class ends ups. Participants must register by 4:30 pm the previous day. with a short closing circle; smiles are guaranteed. Each child must be able to walk and each child must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Sibling infants are okay if in back/front packs. Bring children who are enrolled in Kindergym only. Design Your own KinDergYM (1-4 Yrs) PicK the DaYs You Want to attenD Mon 6/25 tues 6/26 WeD 6/27 thurs 6/28 Fri 6/29 sat 6/30 9:15-10:00 am 9:15-10:00 am 9:15-10:00 am OR 9:15-10:00 am 9:15-10:00 am 9:30-10:15 am Twi-Lite 6:30-7:15 pm Mon 7/9 tues 7/10 WeD 7/11 Fri 7/13 sat 7/14 9:15-10:00 am 9:15-10:00 am 9:15-10:00 am OR 9:15-10:00 am 9:30-10:15 am Twi-Lite 6:30-7:15 pm Mon 7/16 WeD 7/18 thurs 7/19 Fri 7/20 sat 7/21 9:15-10:00 am 9:15-10:00 am OR 9:15-10:00 am 9:15-10:00 am 9:30-10:15 am Twi-Lite 6:30-7:15 pm Mon 7/23 tues 7/24 WeD 7/25 Fri 7/27 sat 7/28 9:15-10:00 am 9:15-10:00 am 9:15-10:00 am OR 9:15-10:00 am 9:30-10:15 am Twi-Lite 6:30-7:15 pm Mon 7/30 WeD 8/1 thurs 8/2 Fri 8/3 sat 8/4 9:15-10:00 am 9:15-10:00 am OR 9:15-10:00 am 9:15-10:00 am 9:30-10:15 am Twi-Lite 6:30-7:15 pm Mon 8/6 tues 8/7 WeD 8/8 thurs 8/9 Fri 8/10 sat 8/11 9:15-10:00 am 9:00-9:45 am 9:00-9:45 am OR 9:00-9:45 am 9:15-10:00 am 9:30-10:15 am Twi-Lite 6:30-7:15 pm Mon 8/13 tues 8/14 WeD 8/15 Fri 8/17 sat 8/18 9:15-10:00 am 9:15-10:00 am 9:15-10:00 am OR 9:15-10:00 am 9:30-10:15 am Twi-Lite 6:30-7:15 pm Participants must register by 4:30 pm of the previous day • Sign up early for Best Selection! Fee $11 per class location LCC: Kindergym instructor Kindergym Staff Min/Max 4/10 No additional administrative fee. www.LafMor-Recreation.org 6 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Tots ChildrEn Tots Lafayette Tiny Tots adventures with toddlers (1-5 Yrs) suMMer 2007 If your child is too big for the backpack, but too small to LAFAYETTE TInY TOTS offers a variety of classes for your hike far, join Lonnie on tot treks through beautiful outdoor active pre-schooler. Your child will enjoy interacting with habitats. We spend about an hour hiking “toddler style” stop- other pre-schoolers in a warm and loving environment. Each ping, looking and discovering nature’s treasures along the class offers a comprehensive early childhood program with way. We find great outdoor spots for tots as we explore the emphasis on providing activities and experiences for children ins and outs of grasslands, oak and bay woods, creeks and to work, play and grow according to their own pattern of ponds. Along the way and during our picnic there is plenty development. The instructors are experienced with degrees of time to look for roly-polies, spittlebugs and the Red-tail in early childhood education. Classes are not parent par- hawk. These outings encourage first steps toward learn- ticipation classes, but parents are welcome to stay until their ing about nature while allowing your child to play and make child is comfortable with the environment. new friends along the way. Different locations each outing, each month. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. ages 4 adventures each session. BRING A PICNIC LUNCH. 3 1⁄2–41⁄2 yrs (must be 3 1⁄2 by 6/19/07) Directions to trail heads mailed prior to beginning of session. Mon/WeD/Fri tiMe Fee DaY/Date tiMe Fee 6/25-7/13 (Skip 7/4) 9:15am-12:15pm $160+ $2 (3 Wks) Mon: 6/4-6/25 10:00am-Noon $100 + $2 (4 Wks) 7/16-8/3 9:15am-12:15pm $160+ $2 (3 Wks) location instructor Min/Max ages Offsite Location Lonnie Greenfield 5/12 21⁄2–31⁄2 yrs (must be 2 1⁄2 by 6/20/07) tues/thurs tiMe Fee camp Fabulous (5-6¾ Yrs) 6/26-7/12 9:15am-11:45am $120+ $2 (3 Wks) Camp Fabulous is well suited for the busy and curious children. 7/17-8/2 9:15am-11:45am $120+ $2 (3 Wks) It provides a relaxed, small group, fun-filled, enriched environ- ages ment to interact and learn cool new things. Chef Lynda Rexroat 4–5 yrs (must be 4 by 6/20/07) and Mary Ann Hasbrook are veteran teachers who will guide Mon–Fri tiMe Fee children in cooking, arts & crafts, science and use of Kindergym 6/25-7/13 (Skip 7/4) 9:15am-12:15pm $220+ $2 (3 Wks) equipment. 7/16-8/3 9:15am-12:15pm $220+ $2 (3 Wks) DaY/Date tiMe Min/Max Tues-Thurs: 8/7-8/9 10:00am-1:00pm 6/8 location instructor Min/Max Fee $138 + $2 LCC: Tiny Tots Rooms Tiny Tots Staff 8/14 $8 Cooking Fee to Lynda Rexroat $7 Arts/Crafts Fee to Mary Ann Hasbrook For more information please call Tiny Tots director, location instructors Tricia Young: 299-3266 LCC: Kindergym Lynda Rexroat & Mary Ann Hasbrook ToT dRoP PRESCHOOL BY APPOInTMEnT any portion of: Mon-Fri: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (Closed 7/4) Lafayette Community Center • 500 St. Mary’s Rd. A recreation program where you make your own schedule. TOT DROP is a class for walking babies through pre-schoolers with the environment of a preschool. Children may attend for a maximum of 12 hrs/week by appointment. Offered by the City of Lafayette. TOT DROP teachers are CPR certified, TB tested, fingerprint checked, and wonderful! only come when you want. • only pay when you come. Come occasionally or regular weekly appointments . You set your days and your arrival/departure times . never Tried TOT dROP? Free cancellation when your plans change . 1 Free hour 284-3999 (or 1-888-tOt-drOP) $8 value – New Families Only. (Limit 1 hr per family) Cost: $8/hr, siblings $7/hr • Min. Reservation: 1 hour www.LafMor-Recreation.org 7 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Music ChildrEn dance let’s Make Music (18 months-4 Yrs) Kindertots (2 Yrs) Sing, dance, play instruments, and participate in interactive Kindertots is designed to develop the total child through gross storytelling. Don’t miss this wonderful approach to learn- motor skills, movement creativity, physical development and ing music concepts, as well as math and language skills. This body awareness while learning numbers, colors, shapes and is a holistic approach, expressing music from the inside out. songs. Andrea’s Program is a Bay Area Parent Magazine award winner. DaY/Date tiMe Fee DaY/Date tiMe Fee Fri: 6/22-7/27 9:15-9:45am $55 + $2 (5 Wks) Tues: 7/10-8/7 3:30-4:10pm $60 + $2 (5 Wks) (Skip 7/6) $30 Optional supply fee location instructor Min/Max location instructor Min/Max LCC: Toyon Room Kinderdance Staff 6/9 LCC: Sequoia Room Andrea Gaspari 6/12 www .musicwithandrea .com Kinderdance (3-5 Yrs) Kinderdance is a developmental dance/movement and fitness Music, Piano program teaching the basics of ballet, tap, acrobatics and cre- ative movement, while blending educational concepts. and Me (3½-6 Yrs) DaY/Date tiMe Fee In this class, children learn Mon: 6/18-7/23 12:30-1:30pm $60 + $2 (5 Wks) musical concepts they need (Skip 7/2) for playing the piano. This will be done through games Fri: 6/22-7/27 10:00-11:00am $60 + $2 (5 Wks) and activities. They will (Skip 7/6) learn to create music as well as read music. It’s location instructor Min/Max the perfect pre-instrument LCC: Toyon Room Kinderdance Staff 6/12 class for your child. Andrea’s Program is a Bay Area Parent Kinderdance camp Magazine award winner. “Dance around the World” neW DaY/Date tiMe Fee Tues: 7/10-8/7 4:15-4:55pm $60 + $2 (5 Wks) (3-5 Yrs) location instructor Min/Max Create costumes and learn dances from all different parts of the LCC: Sequoia Room Andrea Gaspari 6/10 world each day of this week long camp. Children will create www.musicwithandrea.com costumes and learn about different countries and prepare for a performance. Children should wear dance attire or comfortable clothing and bring a small snack. Moraga DaY/Date tiMe Fee Location Music together (up to 5 Yrs) Mon-Fri: 7/30-8/3 9:30-11:30am $125 + $2 (1 Wk) Songs, dance, instruments and rhythmic location instructor Min/Max chants. The award winning music program for new- LCC: Toyon Room Kinderdance Staff 6/12 borns through 5 years with the adults who love them. The internationally recognized program was created by the ground-breaking researchers who pioneered parent par- Kinderdance camp neW ticipation, developmental early childhood music educa- “circus circus” (3-5 Yrs) tion. $40 supply fee for 2 cd song book and parent guide. Payable to instructor at first class. Join the circus for a week. Learn different dance and acrobatic mat skills as well as create costumes in this week long camp. DaY/Date tiMe Fee Prepare for a performance during the last hour of the last class Mon: 7/9-8/20 9:30-10:15am $91 + $2 on Friday. Children should wear dance attire or comfortable (7 Wks) 10:30-11:15am $40 supply fee clothing and bring a small snack. Thurs: 7/12-8/23 9:30-10:15am DaY/Date tiMe Fee 10:30-11:15am Mon-Fri: 8/13-8/17 9:30-11:30am $125 + $2 (1 Wk) Fri: 7/13-8/24 9:30-10:15am location instructor Min/Max 10:30-11:15am LCC: Toyon Room Kinderdance Staff 6/12 location instructor Min/Max HAC: Mosaic Room Renee Benmeleh 6/12 www.LafMor-Recreation.org 8 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Arts & Crafts ChildrEn Arts & Crafts Buddy ‘n Me critters ‘n clay camp™ Kids carpentry camp (5-12 Yrs) (3-6 Yrs) Since 1982 Michael Glass, the director of Kids’ Carpentry, Spend a special hour of quality time with your child in this age has taught thousands of children the safe use of hand tools. appropriate spin off of Critters ‘n Clay. Each day you’ll learn about Children may choose from a wide variety of projects. While a new animal, sculpt it out of clay together, with step by step building their projects from scratch children are introduced instructions, and hear a story about our “critter Du jour.” Basic to concepts like applied math, problem solving, fine motor sculpting and glazing techniques will be taught to assist in the skills and empowered with the opportunity to use a large creation of 4 critters, which are sure to become future family heir- variety of woodworking tools. Our motto: Building confi- looms. A new group of animals will be studied each session. dence and teaching with respect and humor in a safe and DaY/Date tiMe Fee happy environment. Michael co-teaches with his talented Mon-Thurs: 6/18-6/21 11:00-11:45am $75 + $2 (1 Wk) wife, Jeab. 6/25, 8/3: Glazing: Kitchen $20 supply fee DaY/Date tiMe Fee location instructor Min/Max SESSIOn 1: 9:30-11:00am $70 + $2 (1 Wk) LCC: Arts & Crafts Rm Hilary Ford 10/12 Mon-Thurs: 6/25-6/28 11:00am-12:30pm $30 supply fee 12:30-2:00pm critters n clay camp™ (4-9 Yrs) SESSIOn 2: 9:30-11:00am $70 + $2 (1 Wk) Enrich your child’s world with a delightful hour of science, sculpt- Mon-Thurs: 7/16-7/19 11:00am-12:30pm $30 supply fee ing and children’s literature. We’ll learn interesting facts about a 12:30-2:00pm different animal each day, sculpt it out of clay and wrap things up SESSIOn 3: 9:30-11:00am $70 + $2 (1 Wk) with a story about the “critter Du jour.” Basic sculpting and glazing Mon-Thurs: 8/13-8/16 11:00am-12:30pm $30 supply fee techniques will be taught in the creation of these family heirlooms. 12:30-2:00pm A new group of animals will be studied each session. DaY/Date tiMe Fee location instructor Min/Max Mon-Thurs: 6/18-6/21 Noon-1:00pm $75 + $2 (1 Wk) LCC: Arts & Crafts Rm Michael & Jeab Glass 5/12 Mon-Thurs: 7/23-7/26 3:30-4:30pm $20 Supply fee 6/25, 8/3: Glazing: Kitchen location instructor Min/Max carpentry for LCC: Arts & Crafts Rm Hilary Ford 10/20 Boys & girls camp (5-12 Yrs) Kids will love to learn to use saws, hammers, drills and sea adventures camp (1st-6th grade) other hand tools to build cool projects from wood. Kids Imagine exploring the sea and swimming with fish as we learn how from kindergarten through eighth grade choose from to draw them. Adventures are waiting for you during these five boats, cars, trucks, birdfeeders, dolls, houses and even exciting days of camp, use different media to create sea creatures furniture and skateboards for advanced students with like fish, octopus, turtle and more! 5-8 students per teacher, each is given lots of personal attention. After kids have taken their first introductory DaY/Date Min/Max neW session, they may continue with individualized instruc- Mon-Fri: 8/6-8/10 12/24 tion using a system of levels of achievement. Classes tiMe Fee are year-round, offering unlimited advancement and 4th-6th grade: 9:00am-Noon $155 + $2 (1 Wk) $20 supply fee projects. 1st-3rd grade: 1:00-3:00pm $115 + $2 (1 Wk) $20 supply fee DaY/Date tiMe Fee location instructor Mon-Thurs: 4 days 9:00-11:00am $99 + $2 LCC: Arts & Crafts Rm Kidz Art East Bay Session 1: 6/11-6/14 around the World camp (6-12 Yrs) Session 2: 6/18-6/21 Session 3: 6/25-6/28 Students spend five exciting days exploring other countries and Session 4: 7/2-7/5* (Skip 7/4) *$74 + $2 cultures through their art. At each stop, they create unique art as Session 5: 7/9-7/12 a souvenir. At the beginning of the week, each student is issued a blank “Passport” wherein they receive a stamp after their success- Session 6: 7/16-7/19 Session 7: 7/23-7/26 Moraga ful completion of each country’s artwork. Location Session 8: 7/30-8/2 DaY/Date Min/Max Mon-Fri: 7/23-7/27 12/24 neW Session 9: 8/6-8/9 Session 10: 8/13-8/16 tiMe Fee Session 11: 8/20-8/23 4th-6th grade: 9:00am-Noon $155 + $2 (1 Wk) $20 supply fee 1st-3rd grade: 1:00-3:00pm $115 + $2 (1 Wk) $20 supply fee location instructor Min/Max location instructor HAC: Casita Julie Cole 4/24 LCC: Arts & Crafts Rm Kidz Art East Bay www.LafMor-Recreation.org 9 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Camps ChildrEn Camps neW spanish summer camp (3-5½ Yrs) castle tales & Join Miriam in a fun summer camp. Children will learn story Book camps (4-6 Yrs) Spanish through songs, crafts, stories, bingo games and more. Sea animals will be our theme. Snack will be provided. Come to the magical land of Storybook and Castle Tales. Your princess, prince, or knight will learn and perform DaY/Date tiMe Fee four stories, using felt, puppets, story-dancing, dress-up, Mon-Fri: 7/23-7/27 9:30am-Noon $150 + $2 (1 Wk) and more. Campers enjoy a tea party snack-time daily and $5 supply fee play time at the park. We will craft our own costumes for location instructor Min/Max a performance done for families at the end of each week. LCC: Elderberry Room Miriam Lattanzi 4/12 Stories vary and are appropriate for both boys and girls. Andrea’s Program is a Bay Area Parent Magazine award winner. Kid’s italian cooking camp (6-14 Yrs) DaY/Date tiMe Enjoy five great days of cooking this summer. Each day will cover one recipe that will complete an Italian din- Castle Tales 1: Mon-Fri: 7/9-7/13 9:00am-Noon ner. Don’t be surprised if your child will want to show neW Story Book 1: Mon-Fri: 7/16-7/20 9:00am-Noon Castle Tales 2: Mon-Fri: 7/30-8/3 Noon-3:00pm off what they learned for you at home. Students will learn how to use kitchen utensils and appliances safely and the Fee Min/Max importance of proper clean up and nutrition. Please mention any $150 + $2 (1 Wk) $20 supply fee 4/12 food allergies when registering. location instructor DaY/Date tiMe Fee LCC: Elderberry/Sequoia Rm Andrea Gaspari Mon-Fri: 7/23-7/27 3:30-4:30pm $96 + $2 (1 Wk) 5:00-6:00pm $20 supply fee DaY/Date tiMe Castle Tales 1: Mon-Fri: 8/6-8/10 9:00am-Noon location instructor Min/Max Story Book 1: Mon-Fri: 8/13-8/17 9:00am-Noon LCC: Kitchen Lynda Rexroat 6/10 Fee Min/Max $150 + $2 (1 Wk) $20 supply fee 4/12 Busy Bee cooking camp (4-5 Yrs) location instructor Cooking can be a lot of fun when you know your way around the HAC: The Pavillion Moraga Andrea Gaspari kitchen. Even the very young can benefit from instruction in how Location to safely use various utensils and appliances. This is also a great time to start being grounded in the importance of proper food selection as well as cleanup. Each class will feature a different rec- chess camp (1st-6th Grade) ipe for a delicious treat and a new cooking technique. Instructor was trained at La Varenne Ecole de Cusine in Paris and is the for- Looking for a summer camp that offers challenge, excite- mer owner/pastery chef of Apple Lane Bakery. Please note food ment, a chance to make new friends and is just plain fun? allergies when registering. Come to the Berkeley Chess School chess camp! Chess is fun and can be learned quickly and easily. Studies DaY/Date tiMe Fee have found chess students show improved test results in Mon-Fri: 7/23-7/27 10:00-11:00am $94 + $2 (1 Wk) reading, science and math along with growth in critical Noon-1:00pm $16 supply fee cognitive abilities such as deducing, hypothesizing, stra- location instructor Min/Max tegic thinking, logic and judgment. Chess also influences LCC: Kitchen Lynda Rexroat 5/10 social behavior, self-esteem, respect for others, patience and the old fashioned notion of good manners. www . berkeleychessschool .org show Biz Kids (6-12 Yrs) This training is for children who want to be actors, performers, or DaY/Date tiMe Fee public speakers. Students have fun while they develop confidence, Mon-Fri: 7/23-7/27 1:00-4:00pm $160 + $2 stage presence and self-esteem. Students will be given lines, cos- Mon-Fri: 8/13-8/17 1:00-4:00pm (1 Wk) tumes, and acting partners. They will learn the art of memorizing location instructor Min/Max lines quickly, bring life to words and feeling comfortable in front of LCC: Sequoia Rm B.C.S Staff 10/20 an audience and camera. Moraga DaY/Date tiMe Fee Location Wed: 7/11-8/29 6-8 yrs: 5:00-6:00pm $160 + $2 DaY/Date tiMe Fee 9-12 yrs: 6:00-7:00pm (8 Wks) Mon-Fri: 8/6-8/10 1:00-4:00pm $160 + $2 location instructor (1 Wk) Clean Comedy Club Patsy Bishop location instructor Min/Max HAC: Mosaic Room Berkeley Chess 10/20 Clean Comedy Club is located at 2363 Boulevard Circle, Walnut Creek www.LafMor-Recreation.org 10 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Mad Science ChildrEn Mad Science neW My First lab (3-5 Yrs) survival! Predators & Prey (6-10 Yrs) Become a junior Mad Scientist! This new Predator or Prey; which will you be? In our Nature camp, kids will learn camp is a great introduction to science. Preschoolers how animals, big and small, adapt to life here on earth. Campers will explore their sense of sight, sound, smell, taste and learn how birds and beasts catch their prey without becoming someone touch. Children use a magnifying glass to discover the else’s lunch and will then be challenged to survive in the pulse pound- world of creepy crawly creatures. Explore the science ing “Food Chain Survival” game. Kids will also discover what Mr. Owl of the sea and the fascinating creatures that live there. had on his dinner plate during the famous owl pellet dissection. We’ll Campers become paleontologists by searching for fos- also have fun finding and magnifying Natures smaller critters-from sils and participating in a mini dinosaur dig. Finally, take insects to pond slime. Campers will build a real birdhouse to take home an exciting mission with Mad Science to explore the and will have creepy-crawly fun building a bughouse and searching for planets, moons and stars. Take-home projects included tenants! In addition, kids will enjoy hands-on fun learning how changes each day! in wind, water and temperature can affect Earth’s inhabitants. DaY/Date tiMe DaY/Date tiMe location Mon-Fri: 6/18-6/22 9:00am-Noon Mon-Fri: 7/9-7/13 9:00am-Noon LCC: Arts & Crafts Rm location: LCC: Elderberry Rm Brains, Blood and Bones (6-10 Yrs) crazy chemistry (6-10 Yrs) In this camp, children will have fun while learning about the scientific We explore and create exciting chemical reactions. In equipment they already own-the human body. Kids will explore the this camp we’ll learn about the chemistry of our every- science behind cells, organs, muscles and bones through fun, hands-on day lives. We’ll make colorful concoctions and bubbling activities. Campers will use micro slide viewers to see some of the tiny brews, study the chemistry involved in not-so-simple cellular machines that keep our bodies working and will play the “Cell things like chalk and soap, and even experiment with game” to learn about the “stuff” inside cells. Fun experiments will help the chemistry used by artists, spies and detectives! campers understand more about their senses, brains, breathing, circula- tion and digestion. Children will create model cells, make Mad Mucus DaY/Date tiMe location and a simulated stomach, assemble a model skeleton and much more. Mon-Fri: 6/18-6/22 1:00-4:00pm LCC: Elderberry Mon-Fri: 7/23-7/27 1:00-4:00pm Stanley: Rm TBA DaY/Date tiMe location Mon-Fri: 7/23-7/27 9:00am-Noon Stanley: Rm TBA Mon-Fri: 8/20-8/24 9:00am-Noon LCC: Elderberry Rm secret lab (6-10 Yrs) The Mad Science Secret Agent Camp is a fun journey into the world of detection, Flight academy (6-10 Yrs) Moraga spy science, and forensics. Sign-up for Mad Science Flight Academy and explore Location the fundamentals of flight. Learn celestial navigation and Campers will get to... discover the wonders of the Milky Way. See how air • Examine the science behind and wind affect kites, hot air balloons and parachutes. D i s c o v e r the spy tools made famous by the fundamentals of rocketry, the stages of rocket flight and experiment the world’s greatest spies! with huge water rockets. We will build rockets that you can launch. • See what can’t be seen by the neW Take-homes include the new Mad Science Skyblazer rocket, a rubber naked eye! band-powered airplane, a kite, a boomerang, a mini flying disc, a pro- • Reconstruct activities using peller-driven space orbiter and more! scientific methods! DaY/Date tiMe location • Use the science of cryptology to send Mon-Fri: 8/13-8/17 1:00-4:00pm HAC: Casita and decode secret messages! • Join the Mad Science Bureau of Investigations to sniff out forgeries and counterfeits! Mad Machines & robots (8-11 Yrs) • Follow in Sherlock’s steps to learn what tracks can Whether your child loves to build things or destroy them, this week tell us! of camp includes lots of both! The junior Mad Science engineers will • Foil a burglary using state-of-the art security design and build structures using simple tools and their imaginations. techniques! Kids will even construct a geodesic dome big enough for all the camp- DaY/Date tiMe ers to sit inside! Then the machine madness starts...children will dis- Mon-Fri: 7/9-7/13 1:00-4:00pm cover how many different machines, simple & complex, we use in our daily lives. Campers will design simple machines using pulleys, wedges, location screws and levers and have fun learning how catapults work...then we LCC: Arts & Crafts Rm move on to fun with the Mad Science robots! We will all build robots that you can keep, all the while learning the science of robotics. Fee instructor Min/Max DaY/Date tiMe location $160 + $2 (per week) Mad Science 8/16 Mon-Fri: 8/20-8/24 1:00-4:00pm LCC: Elderberry Room www.LafMor-Recreation.org 11 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Engineering ChildrEn Sports Stanley robotics camp (9-15 Yrs) Location Pre-engineering camp Robotics camp offers kids a rich learning environment. In this (5-6 Yrs) class kids learn to build robots using LEGO Mindstorms Robotics Create, Play, and Learn. Build a town, city, or star base Invention System 2.0. With plastic gears, pulleys, beams, bricks, with houses, buildings, pyramids, bridges, tunnels, towers, axels, and other building elements, kids learn to create mechani- and more. Build motorized cars, trains, buses, and trucks; cal masterpieces. When kids add sensors, motors, and a Robotic race them; crash them; repair them. Explore the many Command Explorer (RCX), their masterpiece responds to their possibilities of LEGO building systems while learning use- commands and its environment. There are limitless possibili- ful construction techniques. ties to building and programming using the LEGO Mindstorms Invention system. Please note: The robotics sets are for class- DaY/Date tiMe Fee room use only. Mon-Fri: 6/25-6/29 9:00am-Noon $165 + $2 (1 Wk) Mon-Fri: 7/2-7/6 9:00am-Noon $132 + $2 (1 Wk) DaY/Date tiMe Fee (Skip 7/4) Mon-Fri: 7/30-8/3 1:00-4:00pm $270 + $2 (1 Wk) $20 supply fee engineering Fundamentals camp location instructor Min/Max LCC: Arts & Crafts Rm Vision Tech 12/26 (7-12 Yrs) Design and build motorized machines, catapults, pyra- mids, demolition derby cars, truss and suspension bridges, game Design (9-15 Yrs) buildings, and other constructions. Explore concepts in This computer camp has been updated and for the first time physics, mechanical engineering, structural engineering, campers will be using Multimedia Fusion 2.00(MMF) to design and architecture while playing with your favorite cre- and create a realistic looking game, complete with multiple lives ations. This is a hands-on and minds-on class suitable for and health meters. MMF is a powerful game development tool LEGO novices to maniacs. Returning students will work on that allows kids to create superior quality games with out any new projects and challenges. knowledge of programming. In this camp students will learn to DaY/Date tiMe Fee create their own multi level game and understand how the game Mon-Fri: 6/25-6/29 1:00-4:00pm $165 + $2 (1 Wk) design process works. VisionTech 2D Game Design camp is great for someone who loves video games and has always wondered if they can someday make a game of their own. It is great entry Bashem’ Bots with legos camp level program that introduces kids to the fun learning world of (7-12 Yrs) game creation. At the end of the camp each camper will take Create a wrestling robot to compete in the ring. Then home their game on a CD. reengineer it to be a battling bot and take on all challeng- DaY/Date tiMe Fee ers. Instruction will be provided by staff. Familiarity with Mon-Fri: 7/30-8/3 9:00am-12:00pm $270 + $2 (1 Wk) LEGO(tm) Technic is desirable and can be obtained by $20 supply fee attending FUNdamentals camp. location instructor Min/Max DaY/Date tiMe Fee LCC: Arts & Crafts Rm Vision Tech 12/26 Mon-Fri: 7/2-7/6 1:00-4:00pm $132 + $2 (1 Wk) (Skip 7/4) Moraga location instructor Min/Max Location Stanley: Rm TBA Play Well 12/24 Moraga sports camp (6-15 Yrs) summer Basketball league Moraga Sports Camp promotes fun and excitement in a non- competitive environment. Games and activities are planned (2nd-9th Grade) with students’ enjoyment as the paramount factor. The camp Looking for something to do this summer that won’t conflict is run by several Moraga teachers and is hosted at JM. For with swim team? Want to continue playing basketball and more information, please visit www .moragasportscamp .com . keep your skills fresh? All games and practices will be on DaY/Date tiMe Fee weekday evenings and weekends. There will be no activities Mon-Fri: 6/11-6/15 10:00am- 2:30pm $185 + $2 scheduled on Wed. evenings or Sat. mornings. Mon-Fri: 6/18-6/22 10:00am- 2:30pm $15 Facility To register for this League, Call Judy Mcneill at 284-5692 or Mon-Fri: 6/25-6/29 10:00am- 2:30pm usage fee visit www .lafayettesummerbasketball .com Mon-Fri: 7/9-7/13 10:00am- 2:30pm (1 Wk) DaY/Date tiMe Fee location instructor Min/Max 6/16-9/4 9:00am-Noon $125 + $2 (12 Wks) Joaquin Moraga Brett Lorie 10/50 location instructor Intermediate Call for Details Judy McNeill www.LafMor-Recreation.org 12 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Tennis ChildrEn Tennis tennis camp (6-18 Yrs) The Lafayette Tennis Club offers the finest and most modern tennis method of tennis instruction. Our concern during each session is the individual development of every player. Our instructors are trained to assist all students in developing basic fundamental tennis strokes, court knowledge and general playing skills. Each student will experience a combination of group and individual instruction and attention. The camp is overseen by Hunter Gallaway, Tennis Director and Beg – Pee Wees (4-5 Yrs) Owner. He is formerly a world ranked player, collegiate All- American, and USPTA certified instructor. He was the 2004-2006 This class is for first-time youngsters,. Fun, ball handling Men’s Open Player of the Year. Currently Hunter is ranked #1 in skills, stroke basics are the focus. the USA men’s 35 singles division and is the captain of our World lab Fee: 1 can unopened tennis balls. Cup Men’s 35’s National Team. He is assisted by Head Pro and Camp Director Jason Huck and an outstanding group of experi- DaY/Date tiMe Fee enced counselors who have been personally trained in all aspects Thurs: 6/14-8/2 9:00-9:30am $80 + $2 (8 Wks) of teaching tennis. Tues: 6/12-7/31 9:00-9:30am $80 + $2 (8 Wks) DaY/Date tiMe Fee Mon-Fri: 6/11-6/15 9:30-11:30am $165 + $2 (1 Wk) Sat: 6/16-8/4 9:00-9:30am $80 + $2 (8 Wks) 1:30-3:30pm $165 + $2 (1 Wk) Sun: 6/17-8/5 9:00-9:30am $80 + $2 (8 Wks) AM/PM combined... 9:30am-3:30pm $300 + $2 (1 Wk) Mon-Fri: 6/18-6/22 9:30-11:30am $165 + $2 (1 Wk) location instructor Min/Max 1:30-3:30pm $165 + $2 (1 Wk) Lafayette Tennis Club Laf Tennis Club 4/8 AM/PM combined... 9:30am-3:30pm $300 + $2 (1 Wk) Mon-Fri: 6/25-6/29 9:30-11:30am $165 + $2 (1 Wk) Beg – Juniors (6-19 Yrs) 1:30-3:30pm $165 + $2 (1 Wk) This class is for first-time or second-time juniors players. AM/PM combined... 9:30am-3:30pm $300 + $2 (1 Wk) Instruction on all of the basics plus games. Mon-Fri: 7/2-7/6 9:30am-11:30am $132 + $2 (1 Wk) lab Fee: 1 can unopened tennis balls. (Skip 7/4) 1:30-3:30pm $132 + $2 (1 Wk) AM/PM combined... 9:30am-3:30pm $240 + $2 (1 Wk) DaY/Date tiMe Fee Sat: 6/16-8/4 6-9 yrs: 9:30-10:30am $130 + $2 Mon-Fri: 7/9-7/13 9:30-11:30am $165 + $2 (1 Wk) 10-14 yrs: 11:30am-12:30pm (8 Wks) 1:30-3:30pm $165 + $2 (1 Wk) 15-19 yrs: 12:30-1:30pm AM/PM combined... 9:30am-3:30pm $300 + $2 (1 Wk) Sun: 6/17-8/5 6-9 yrs: 10:30-11:30am Mon-Fri: 7/16-7/20 9:30am-11:30am $165 + $2 (1 Wk) 10-14 yrs: 11:30am-12:30pm 1:30-3:30pm $165 + $2 (1 Wk) 15-19 yrs: 12:30-1:30pm AM/PM combined... 9:30am- 3:30pm $300 + $2 (1 Wk) location instructor Min/Max Mon-Fri: 7/23-7/27 9:30am-11:30am $165 + $2 (1 Wk) Lafayette Tennis Club Laf Tennis Club 4/8 1:30-3:30pm $165 + $2 (1 Wk) AM/PM combined... 9:30am-3:30pm $300 + $2 (1 Wk) Mon-Fri: 7/30-8/3 9:30-11:30am $165 + $2 (1 Wk) White soled shoes • Rackets available • No jeans 1:30-3:30pm $165 + $2 (1 Wk) location – all classes: Lafayette Tennis Club, AM/PM combined... 9:30am-3:30pm $300 + $2 (1 Wk) 3125 Camino Diablo Rd., Lafayette Mon-Fri: 8/6-8/10 9:30am-11:30am $165 + $2 (1 Wk) Classes are subject to change based on enrollment 1:30-3:30pm $165 + $2 (1 Wk) numbers. If your class is cancelled, you will be notified AM/PM combined... 9:30am- 3:30pm $300 + $2 (1 Wk) four days prior to the first class and offered options. Mon-Fri: 8/13-8/17 9:30-11:30am $165 + $2 (1 Wk) Register at www.lafMor-recreation.org . 1:30-3:30pm $165 + $2 (1 Wk) Call the Lafayette Tennis Club at 937-2582 AM/PM combined... 9:30am-3:30pm $300 + $2 (1 Wk) for specific questions . Mon-Fri: 8/20-8/24 9:30-11:30am $165 + $2 (1 Wk) rainouts: All rainout decisions will be made 11⁄2 hours 1:30-3:30pm $165 + $2 (1 Wk) before lesson. Call Lafayette Tennis Club at 937-2582 AM/PM combined... 9:30am-3:30pm $300 + $2 (1 Wk) if you think your lessons will be canceled. location instructor Min/Max All rainouts are made up at the end of the session. Lafayette Tennis Club Laf Tennis Club 10/30 www.LafMor-Recreation.org 13 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Sports ChildrEn Sports Dodge Ball league (7-12 Yrs) Parent & tot Come play the coolest sport at Lafayette Community Center! tumbling & gymnastics (2½-3½ Yrs) Players will compete on a team and try to run, throw and This popular new class is designed for parents (or caregiver) and dodge their way to victory. We use a soft foam ball making toddlers. A 40-minute structured gymnastic/tumbling class for the game easier and more fun than the days of the harsh rub- you and your child. Learn how to roll, cartwheel, swing & flip ber, dodge ball. Fees will include a team T-Shirt and award! over the bars or jump on the trampoline! Your child will learn to DaY/Date tiMe Fee take turns, follow a gymnastic circuit, gain confidence and learn Mon: 6/25-8/20 7-9 yrs: 3:30pm-4:30pm $95 + $2 new skills 10-12 yrs: 4:30-5:30pm (9 Wks) tuesDaYs FriDaYs saturDaYs location instructor Min/Max Tues: 6/12-7/17 Fri: 6/15-7/20 Sat: 6/16-7/21 LCC: Live Oak Room Lafayette Staff 15/20 Tues: 7/24-8/28 Fri: 7/27-8/31 Sat: 7/28-9/1 tiMe Fee little Kickers 9:15-9:55am $69 + $2 (6 Wks) (Indoor Soccer) (4-5 Yrs) location instructor LCC: Manzanita Room Encore Gymnastics Learn the basics of soccer. This 10-week soccer league will help players learn the game and give them a chance to play on a team as they run, kick, & score their way to a good time. tumbling & gymnastics (3½-8½ Yrs) Participants will play a 45 min. game each week. Fee includes This class is designed to enhance your child’s confidence, motor team shirts and awards. development, co-operation and fitness all in one. Students will DaY/Date tiMe Fee flip with joy as they discover the basics of gymnastics. They will Tues: 6/26-8/28 3:25, 4:10 or 4:55 $110 + $2 learn how to roll forwards, backwards, sideways, stand on their (rotating times) (10 Wks) hands and much more. No seam, footed tights or dresses. location instructor Min/Max DaY/Date tiMe Fee LCC: Live Oak Room Lafayette Staff 32/66 Tues: 6/12-7/17 3-5 yrs: 10:00-10:40am $69 + $2 (6 Wks) 3-5 yrs: 10:45-11:25am $69 + $2 (6 Wks) 3-5 yrs: 3:30-4:10pm $69 + $2 (6 Wks) little hoopsters (Basketball) (5-6 Yrs) 6-8 yrs: 4:30-5:25pm $84 + $2 (6 Wks) Dribble, pass and shoot your way to a great time in our bas- Tues: 7/24-8/28 3-5 yrs: 10:00-10:40am $69 + $2 (6 Wks) ketball league for 5 & 6 year olds. Your little hoopster(s) will 3-5 yrs: 10:45-11:25am $69 + $2 (6 Wks) learn the basics of basketball, be part of a team and play 7-8 3-5 yrs: 3:30-4:10pm $69 + $2 (6 Wks) games (one per week). Space is Limited! Fee includes team 6-8 yrs: 4:30-5:25pm $84 + $2 (6 Wks) shirt and awards. Participants will play a 45 min. game each week. Fri: 6/15-7/20 3-5 yrs: 10:00-10:40am $69 + $2 (6 Wks) DaY/Date tiMe Fee 3-5 yrs: 3:15-4:10pm $69 + $2 (6 Wks) Wed: 6/27-8/29 3:25, 4:10 or 4:55 $110 + $2 6-8 yrs: 4:15-5:10pm $84 + $2 (6 Wks) 7/4 game will be (rotating times) (10 Wks) Fri: 7/27-8/31 3-5 yrs: 10:00-10:40am $69 + $2 (6 Wks) played on 7/6 3-5 yrs: 3:15-4:10pm $69 + $2 (6 Wks) location instructor Min/Max 6-8 yrs: 4:15-5:10pm $84 + $2 (6 Wks) LCC: Live Oak Room Lafayette Staff 28/54 Sat: 6/16-7/21 6-8 yrs: 10:00-10:55am $84 + $2 (6 Wks) 3-5 yrs: 11:00-11:40am $69 + $2 (6 Wks) indoor Floor hockey (4-5 Yrs) Sat: 7/28-9/1 6-8 yrs: 10:00-10:55am $84 + $2 (6 Wks) Play the hottest sport indoors at the Lafayette Community 3-5 yrs: 11:00-11:40am $69 + $2 (6 Wks) Center! Floor Hockey is played in tennis shoes (not skates) with a stick, ball and helmet, all of which will be provided location instructor by the League. IFHL Season includes skills clinics and games. LCC: Manzanita Rm Encore Gymnastics Fee includes equipment, Team shirt and awards. Participants will play a 45 min. game each week. DaY/Date tiMe Fee Thurs: 6/28-8/30 3:25, 4:10 or 4:55 $110 + $2 (rotating times) (10 Wks) location instructor Min/Max LCC: Live Oak Room Lafayette Staff 32/54 Game times are subject to change. www.LafMor-Recreation.org 14 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Sports ChildrEn Camps British i t ‘s toni’s Fun unDer the sun Day camp Back (5-10 Yrs) neW soccer Camp activities are structured around Rancho Laguna Park. caMPs Activities include arts and crafts projects, games, sports, hikes, nature adventures and possibly some form of drama. All activities are designed so that all ages and abilities feel comfortable participating. Each two week First Kicks session ends with party that the campers devise with Toni. Campers are (3-4 Yrs) encouraged to bring a backpack with a healthy snack and beverage (no A friendly low key sodas), sweater for cooler/rainy mornings, a towel, bathing suit and a introduction to the change of shoes for hot days. Information sheet provided on first day of basics of soccer each session. Please note: Online registration will not process the multi through games, sto- Session discount. To receive the discount call 284-2232 after registering ries and fun. online. DaY/Date tiMe Fee DaY/Date tiMe Fee Mon-Fri: 6/25-6/29 9:00-10:00am $91 + $2 Sess . 1: Mon-Fri: 6/18-6/29 9:00am-Noon $250 + $2 (2 Wk) Mon-Fri: 8/6-8/10 9:00-10:00am (1 Wk) Sess . 2: Mon-Fri: 7/9-7/20 9:00am-Noon $25 supply fee Sess . 3: Mon-Fri: 7/23-8/3 9:00am-Noon $50 discount for 2 or Mini soccer (4-6 Yrs) more sessions registered at the same time Fun games, competitions and challenging skill-build- location instructor Min/Max ing activities will captivate and enlighten your young Rancho Laguna Park Toni Tischler 15/20 players. DaY/Date tiMe Fee Mon-Fri: 6/25-6/29 10:00-11:30am $118 + $2 camp awesome (4-14 Yrs) Mon-Fri: 8/6-8/10 10:00-11:30am (1 Wk) Enjoy summer vacation at Camp Awesome doing arts & crafts, cooking, sports and games (soccer, hockey, capture the flag, medic ball and more) half Day (6-16 Yrs) hikes and a ton of Awesome fun. Snack will be provided. Wear sporty clothing bring a water bottle, lunch and be ready for fun! Campers will be Whether your child attends a British Soccer Camp; divided into groups based on age. one of our World Class Coaching Team Camps; a Skill Builder Sports Camp or trains with a profes- DaY/Date tiMe Fee sional coach on our European Soccer Tour pro- Sess . 1: Mon-Thurs: 7/30-8/2 9:00am-2:00pm $120 + $2 gram; you are guaranteed the same level of personal Sess . 2: Tues-Fri: 8/7-8/10 9:00am-2:00pm $120 + $2 attention and high quality of coaching. Our staff Sess . 3: Mon-Thurs: 8/13-8/16 9:00am-2:00pm $120 + $2 have developed a unique way of coaching called checK-in location instructor Min/Max the “Challenger Way”. This addresses the technical, LCC: Elderberry Room Lafayette Staff 20/60 tactical, physical and psychological requirements of the game at each age level. But more importantly, it focuses on the child as an individual and not just as neW teamsport and Fitness camp (11-14 Yrs) a player on a team. Incorporates the fun of traditional team sports like basketball, baseball, soccer, football, volleyball with track-golf- dodge ball, DaY/Date tiMe Fee table tennis and other activities. Campers will participate in a daily fitness Mon-Fri: 6/25-6/29 9:00am-Noon $154 + $2 program of circuit/free weight training or aerobic conditioning. Mon-Fri: 8/6-8/10 9:00am-Noon (1 Wk) DaY/Date tiMe Fee Full Day (10-16 Yrs) Mon-Fri: 7/9-7/20 9:00am-Noon $200 + $2 (2 Wks) Gain technical and tactical instruction in all areas of location instructor Min/Max the game. Emphasis is placed upon individual skill Stanley: Multi-Purpose Adam Perry 10/40 development and fundamental tactical awareness through our coaching mix of maximum participa- Yoga for children (6-9 Yrs) tion, progressive practices and small-sided games. neW Learn yoga poses but with a child’s emphasis on movement and DaY/Date tiMe Fee joy.Children will become a tree, dog, camel, etc. Excellent for Mon-Fri: 6/25-6/29 9:00am-4:00pm $230 + $2 improving attention, relaxation and body alignment. Silloo is a school Mon-Fri: 8/6-8/10 9:00am-4:00pm (1 Wk) teacher and a yoga instructor. DaY/Date tiMe Fee location instructor Min/Max Thurs: 6/21-7/26 9:45-10:30am $54 + $2 (6 Wks) Lafayette Community Challenger 32/66 location instructor Min/Max Park: Upper Field Sport Staff LCC: Toyon Room Silloo Tarapore 8/15 www .yogaforfitness .net www.LafMor-Recreation.org 15 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Sports youth & tEEnS Music neW lacrosse camps (8-14 Yrs) BandWorks rock n’ roll neW Unlike traditional sport leagues that focus on win- summer camp (8-14 Yrs) ning and losing, our program focuses on learning and BandWorks Rock n’ Roll camp provides a supportive environ- improving. We realize that while contact is a vital part of the ment for musicians to have fun playing music with other kids, sport, it may not always be the best method for teaching. teens, and develop their music skills at the same time. Each Stick School is based on recreation style games and activities day you’ll practice tunes that you and your band mates have designed to instill knowledge and confidence. It is our intention chosen to work on for the week, as well as create an original that a child learns the fundamentals and rules before having to song you’ll write in class. You’ll get plenty of chances to solo, deal with contact, competition and cost of the equipment sing (if you want), and rock out while you rehearse the tunes necessary to play lacrosse. Our expert instructors promote the for a performance at the end of the week. (Limit 2 drummers, physical, emotional and mental growth of each participant in 2 bassists, 2 keyboardists per band). Students need to bring a safe, enjoyable environment. Stick School LLC provides all their instrument and amp EXCEPT for the following: Drum equipment necessary for a child to develop a skill set before Set, Bass Amp, Keyboard, and P.A. system (these will be entering into high school or club play. Our goal is to provide provided). Kids younger than 8 and teens older than 14 will a stepping stone to contact lacrosse which in turn will assist in be considered depending on the roster at time of registra- the growth of this great sport. For more information please see tion. (Supply fee payable to BandWorks, includes BandWorks www .StickSchool .org . folder, song charts, and equipment use.) Please go to www . Beginning caMP tiMe Fee lafmor-recreation .org/forms to download “BandWorks Sess . 1: Mon-Fri: 6/25-6/29 9:00am-Noon $210 + $2 Supplemental Form.” Registrants must fill this out & mail it Sess . 2: Mon-Fri: 7/16-7/20 3:00-6:00pm (1 Wk) back to BandWorks in order to finalize registration. interMeDiate caMP tiMe Min/Max DaY/Date tiMe Fee Sess . 3: Mon-Fri: 8/13-8/17 3:00-6:00pm 32/66 Mon-Fri: 6/18-6/22 8-11 yrs: 9:00am-Noon $250 + $2 location instructor (1Wk) 12-14 yrs: 1:00-4:00pm $10 supply fee Lafayette Community Park Lower Field Stick School location instructor Min/Max Stanley: Rm TBA BandWorks 5/10 golf camp (6-14 Yrs) Instruction will cover the basics; putting, chipping, pitching, Drum logic (9 Yrs & up) full swing, rules, etiquette and course management. The camp A twenty year national touring/recording entertainer/song- will feature daily play on the golf course or the 18-hole putting writer/instructor that has performed recently for the President course, video analysis, and a camp t-shirt. of the United States as well as live shows with TOTO, INXS Mon-thurs Mornings aFternoons and VANILLA ICE. We will cover the basic rudiments, learn- Sess . 1: 6/11-6/14 9:00am-Noon ing how to read, independence, full drum set theory, as well Sess . 2: 6/18-6/21 9:00am-Noon as showmanship and stick twirling!! We will be examining a Sess . 3: 6/25-6/28 9:00am-Noon 1:00-4:00pm wide array of music styles and building confidence through Sess . 4: 7/9-7/12 9:00am-Noon the art of drumming and music. Students are required to have Sess . 5: 7/16-7/19 9:00am-Noon 1:00-4:00pm drum sticks (any brand 7A or 5A size). There will be a $5 lab Sess . 6: 7/23-7/26 9:00am-Noon 1:00-4:00pm fee paid to instructor on first day for handouts. Please call Sess . 7: 7/30-8/2 9:00am-Noon 1:00-4:00pm instructor for questions: Matthias 925-878-1874. Sess . 8: 8/6-8/9 9:00am-Noon 1:00-4:00pm DaY/Date tiMe Fee Sess . 9: 8/13-8/16 9:00am-Noon Mon: 6/18-7/23 3:30-4:15pm $138 + $2 (6 Wks) Fee instructor Min/Max Mon: 7/30-8/27 3:30-4:15pm $115 + $2 (5 Wks) $300 + $2 (1 Wk) Grayson Woods 4/10 location instructor Min/Max location LCC: Toyon Room Matthias Montgomery 4/15 Grayson Woods Golf Course • 400 Iron Hill St., Pleasant Hill Beginning guitar (8-17 Yrs) Kung Fu/Karate (5 Yrs & up) Most pop songs use only 3 or 4 simple chords, so you will be Gain self-confidence while learning how to throw, strike, kick playing real songs in just a few weeks. It’s easy, and small class and fall without hurting yourself. Class is divided into different size allows for individual attention from instructor. Instructor skill levels. Students have the opportunity to compete in A.A.U. has BA and MA in music and over 20 years of teaching experi- sanctioned tournaments. An A.A.U. insurance requirement of ence. $12-Youth, $25-Adults, collected at the first class. Good for one DaY/Date tiMe Fee year. (Optional $10 belt certification fee.) Start any time. Mon: 6/11-9/10 8-12 yrs: 4:00-5:00pm $180 + $2 DaY/Date tiMe Fee (Skip 6/18, 7/2, 13-17 yrs: 5:00-6:00pm (10 Wks) Mon & Wed: On-going 7:00-8:00pm $40/month 8/27, 9/3) location instructor Min/Max location instructor Min/Max LCC: Live Oak Room Danielle Jolin 10/40 LCC: Elderberry Room Ted Crowley 3/6 www.LafMor-Recreation.org 16 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Special Interest youth & tEEnS Special Interest internet Driver education (14-18 Yrs) summer video camp (10-18 Yrs) Driver education is a California-required course for teens to Have you ever wanted to direct or star in your own movies! receive a driver’s license. It is the first-step that must be taken Now you can! We’ll learn how to develop your concept for so the teen can receive a driver’s permit. Includes much parental a variety of projects, create storyboards, shot composition, involvement, and is fun, interactive, and educational. Coursework proper lighting setup, audio design, off-line editing with spe- can be completed at any time of day or night from home or any cial effects, titles, audio and transitions, video mixing for live computer with an internet connection. DMV-accepted comple- show. We use Canon Mini DV cameras to capture video, and tion certificates issued upon successful completion of the course. iMovie to edit the footage. Final Cut Express is also available Class does not include behind-the-wheel driving. for those who have mastered iMovie. Curriculum is identical DaY/Date tiMe Fee in both sessions. Students who have taken Video Production at Ongoing 9:00am-5:00pm $75 + $2 Stanley are able to learn Final Cut Express. Snacks provided. location instructor DaY/Date tiMe Fee Internet Course AllGood Education Corp Mon-Fri: 6/18-6/29 9:00am-Noon $300 + $2 (2 Wks) 1:00-4:00pm $40 supply fee Babysitting for Beginners (10-14 Yrs) Mon-Fri: 7/2-7/13 (Skip 7/4) (2 Wks) 9:00am-Noon 1:00-4:00pm $270 + $2 $40 supply fee Learn the skills needed to be a trusted and responsible babysit- ter. Learn all about child development, bedtime strategies, disci- location instructor Min/Max pline, how to get jobs, and ways to make babysitting fun for you Stanley: Rm 202 Michael Merrick 15/30 and the kids. Basic first aid, general safety, and what to do in an emergency will also be covered. Students should bring snack. computer graphics and DaY/Date tiMe Fee Mon & Tues: 6/25-6/26 1:00-4:00pm $55 + $2 (1 Wk) Multimedia Workshop location instructor Min/Max (9-18 Yrs) LCC: Sequoia Room Suzy McCreary 10/25 In this class we will learn how to design web pages, make car- toons and build a video game. A great class for children who love computers. Bonus for Babysitters (10-14 Yrs) DaY/Date tiMe Fee Students who have previously taken Babysitting for Beginners Mon-Fri: 6/25-7/6 8:00am-Noon $250 + $2 and anyone who has experience babysitting will enjoy Bonus (Skip 7/4) Noon-4:00pm (2 Wks) for Babysitters. Sharpen your babysitting skills to make you an even better babysitter. This active, hands-on class will keep location instructor Min/Max participants busy as they participate in discipline role-play, gain Stanley: Rm 204 Brian Connolly 5/35 knowledge of safety hazards and learn how to handle anything that may happen during a babysitting job. The class also includes playing games, doing crafts and learning songs that will wow those little kids. (This class does not repeat information taught in Babysitting for Beginners). Bring a lunch and dress to play. DaY/Date tiMe Fee Fri: 6/29 11:00am- 2:00pm $30 + $2 (1 Wk) location instructor Min/Max LCC: Sequoia Room Suzy McCreary 10/25 summer Music at stanley (4th-9th grade) cartoon Workshop (7-18 Yrs) A chance to study music with the pros! Our workshop is a musical empowerment seminar, meant to share the distinc- Learn to draw all your favorite cartoons from Spongebob tions that our staff has learned from years of study and practice Squarepants to Buzz Lightyear to the new characters in in an engaging, interactive, and FUN environment. Come learn “Ratatouille!” Matthew Luhn PIXAR animator and cartoonist on a new instrument or get better on your current one. Designed “Toy Story,” “Toy Story 2,” “Monsters Inc.,” “Finding Nemo,” to put the FUN back into the FUNdamentals! Register NOW at “Cars”, and “Ratatouille,” will be teaching this one day cartoon www .summermusic .us or call 925-768-2949. workshop. Matthew’s encouraging approach allows all students to have fun drawing cartoons and teaches them to be able to DaY/Date tiMe Fee continue their talent after the class is through. Sess. 1: Beginners 9:30am-Noon $450/session Sess. 2: Intermed/Adv 1:30-4:30pm $850/both DaY/Date tiMe Fee 7/2-7/13 (Skip 7/4) sessions Sat: 6/23 1:30-4:30pm $60 + $2 location instructor location instructor Min/Max Stanley Middle School Jon & Liz Brummel LCC: Arts and Crafts Rm Matthew Luhn 12/25 www.LafMor-Recreation.org 17 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 dog obedience adultS dog obedience Moraga Location Dog obedience Primary Handler must be at least 13 yrs. Bring dogs to first class. For dogs of all ages and levels of training. Bring proof of current vaccinations. All family members are welcome, but the primary handler must be at least 13. Positive training methods emphasized. Aggression problems are not appro- priate for group classes. Beginning obedience Dog oBeDience lafayette Learn basic techniques to train your dog to be a well-man- nered member of the family. Covers common problem Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent. behaviors as well as basic commands (sit, down, stay, heel, Do NOT bring dog to first class. watch, come, wait, leave it and stand). All work done on leash. Beginning Dog obedience DaY/Date Mon: 6/18-8/6 tiMe 1:00-2:00pm Fee $95 + $2 (puppies/young dogs 7:00-8:00pm (8 Wks) 3 months–1 yr; No dogs older than 1 yr) location instructor Min/Max Basic obedience instruction for puppy owners and their puppies. HAC: Casita Lynn Kosmakos 3/13 Puppies will learn sit, down, come, stay. Solutions for puppy behavior problems incl. jumping, biting, etc. Bring proof of vac- cinations to 1st class, plus 6-foot leather leash, buckle or martin- Beginning Dog obedience gale (aka premier) collar. Mandatory Attendance at first class. (under 25 lbs.) DaY/Date tiMe Fee DaY/Date tiMe Fee Wed: 6/20-8/22 6:30-7:30pm $115 + $2 Mon: 6/18-8/6 6:00-7:00pm $95 + $2 (Skip 7/4) (9 Wks) (8 Wks) location instructor Min/Max location instructor Min/Max LCC: Manzanita Room Barb Peppin 6/16 HAC: Casita Lynn Kosmakos 3/13 intermediate Dog obedience intermediate Dog obedience Prereq: Completion of LCC Beg. Obedience or Instructor This class is for dogs who have basic obedience skills and permission. are ready to start working off leash. It is appropriate for • Develop skills to pass the AKC Canine Good Citizen Class people who want a highly trained dog, as well as for those • Introduction to Rally Obedience and Competitive who may want to compete in obedience trials. Bring dogs Obedience. to first class. DaY/Date tiMe Fee DaY/Date tiMe Fee Wed: 6/20-8/22 7:45-9:00pm $110 + $2 Mon: 6/18-8/6 Noon-1:00pm $95 + $2 (Skip 7/4) (9 Wks) (8 Wks) Thurs: 6/21-8/23 9:45-11:00am location instructor Min/Max (Skip 7/5) HAC: Casita Lynn Kosmakos 3/13 location instructor Min/Max LCC: Manzanita Room Barb Peppin 6/12 advanced Dog obedience Prereq: Completion of LCC Intermediate Obedience or Instructor permission. • Develop skills to compete in AKC Obedience Trials. DaY/Date tiMe Fee Thurs: 6/21-8/23 8:30-9:30am $90 + $2 (Skip 7/5) (9 Wks) location instructor Min/Max LCC: Manzanita Room Barb Peppin 6/12 www.LafMor-Recreation.org 18 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 dance adultS dance Belly Dance 1: Fun and Fitness line Dancing (18 yrs & up) (16 yrs & up) Picture rows of people dancing a set of choreography as an Ladies! Shimmy to fitness! Belly Dancing is FUN, and it’s great ensemble. Learn new and traditional line dances in a comfort- exercise for women of all ages, shapes, and sizes!! NO previous able, welcoming, fun filled class. Line dancing isn’t just country dance experience necessary! In this class, you will dance simple western anymore. It’s also a rich blend of other music and dance combinations based upon some of the basic foundation move- styles including latin, popular and swing. Enjoyable exercise that ments and isolations of Classical Egyptian-style Raqs Sharqi, a will free the dancer in you. No partners needed. Beginners and dance form known in the United States as Belly Dance! Learn intermediates welcome. to play finger cymbals and dance with a silk veil as you dance DaY/Date tiMe Fee your way to increased fitness and joy. Optional student perfor- Mon: 6/25-8/13 1:30-3:00pm $56 + $2 (8 Wks) mance parties every quarter. Pre-registration recommended. Tues: 6/26-8/14 7:30-8:30pm $56 + $2 (8 Wks) (Under 16 years OK if enrolled with parent or legal guardian location instructor Min/Max approval). Optional dance supplies (finger cymbals, hip scarfs, LCC: Live Oak Room John TrentaCosti 10/40 music, and hand-dyed silk veils) available for purchase in class. Soft leather soled shoes recommended – jazz practice shoes (www.discountdance.com) or hermes sandals. Thick socks okay intro to social Dance (16 yrs & up) but no rubber soles or bare feet. Never danced before – want to learn how to move as one unit? DaY/Date tiMe Fee Learn leading/following techniques, how to move your body in Mon: 6/25-7/23 6:00-7:00pm $50 + $2 (5 Wks) open style dancing, learn to recognize music and learn begin- location instructor Min/Max ning steps in the Waltz, Swing and Latin dances. Join a congenial LCC: Toyon Room Yosifah 3/15 group of dancers and enjoy the atmosphere of a small class. Lots of personal attention. No partner necessary. DaY/Date tiMe Fee Belly Dance 2: Fun, Fitness, Props Tues: 6/26-8/28 7:30-8:30pm $140 + $2 and Zills! (16 yrs & up) (10 Wks) Belly Dance 2 is for continuing students (ALL advanced begin- location instructor Min/Max ning to professional level dancers welcome!) who are ready LCC: Toyon Room Doris Bergman 8/25 for MORE fun, fitness, and challenges! Yosifah will help you to further develop your Raqs Sharqi skills and techniques with advanced layering, musical interpretation, rhythmic training Ballroom Dance – Beg/int (16 yrs & up) with finger cymbals (zills, also called sagat), and dancing tech- For beginners as well as intermediate dancers, join us for Swing niques with props such as veils, cane, and sword. Optional and Foxtrot during the summer. Consider it date night, bring a student performances every quarter. PREREGISTRATION highly friend and learn to dance. At the end of the course the group recommended! may want to attend a local dance studio and practice what you have learned. Wear relaxed clothing and leather shoes for a DaY/Date tiMe Fee more enjoyable dance experience. Join a congenial group of Mon: 6/25-7/23 7:00-8:00pm $50 + $2 (5 Wks) dancers and enjoy the atmosphere of a small class and lots of location instructor Min/Max personal attention. No partner necessary. LCC: Toyon Room Yosifah 3/15 DaY/Date tiMe Fee Thurs: 6/28-8/30 7:30-8:30pm $140 + $2 (10 Wks) location instructor Min/Max LCC: Toyon Room Doris Bergman 8/25 summer shimmy social at the lafayette community center Thursday: June 28th • 6:00-9:00pm A Free Family Event. • Dance performances • Shop for Moroccan & Dance treasures • Non-alcoholic beverage to share! For more information please visit www .yosifah .com or call 925-372-8520 www.LafMor-Recreation.org 19 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Health & Fitness adultS Health & Fitness Jazzercise Personal touch Moraga (16 yrs & up) tai chi chih/Qigong Location A unique approach to personal training in a small group. (18 yrs & up) This program is designed to increase your muscle tone & Twenty gentle, easily-learned movements can help to promote enhance your Jazzercise workout by focusing on varying calmness, increased energy and improved balance. This ‘mov- muscle groups & techniques designed to help you achieve ing meditation’ is an effective form of stress management and a maximum results. Sign up in advance with instructor. powerful tool for self- healing. Not a martial art. DaY/Date tiMe Fee DaY/Date tiMe Fee Sat: 6/23-7/28 10:15-10:45am $99 Tues: 6/12-7/31 9:30-10:30am $72 + $2 (8 Wks) (6 Wks) Thurs: 6/14-8/2 9:30-10:30am $72 + $2 (8 Wks) location instructor Min/Max location instructor Min/Max LCC: Toyon Rm Nancy Goldner 5/10 HAC: The Pavillion Wendy Helms 5/15 Jazzercise is unlike any fitness program you’ve self Defense for Women (15 yrs & up) ever experienced. A Learn self-defense from 3rd Degree Black Belt Karen Rutkowski in 60-minute class offers a 5-week series designed especially for women. Learn and prac- a blend of Jazz dance & exercise science. Each class is tice easy and effective techniques for one hour per week in a safe choreographed and set to your favorite music – Top 40, and professional environment. Special attention will be placed on jazz, funk, country and classics. Choreography is easy escapes from side and rear attacks, grabs and strikes from the front, to follow and will motivate and challenge you. Workout and ground self-defense and escapes. Please wear comfortable includes cardio, muscle toning & strength training with clothing and sneakers. weights. Wear aerobic shoes & bring a mat. DaY/Date tiMe Fee On-going . Sign-up anytime . Register at class . Thurs: 6/21-7/26 6:00-7:00pm $40 + $2 (5 Wks) (Skip 7/5) new student offer: 50% off First Month eFt Thurs: 8/2-8/30 6:00-7:00pm Fee: Walk-in: $10 • EFT Class Pass: $40 per month location instructor Min/Max (Prices vary, check with instructors) LCC: Elderberry Room Karen Rutkowski 8/20 *EFT = Electronic Fund Transfer, month to month payment plan. One-time joining fee. location Live Oak Rm, Lafayette Community Center Pilates (18 yrs & up) contacts Nancy G: 937-6768 Pilates Mat Exercises develop a strong, lithe body, and will give you Nancy B: 934-5905 • Teri C: 212-5555 more energy, a flatter tummy, and make you feel more centered - less stressed. It’s a great cardio workout and it’s fun! Students should bring their own mat to class. DaY start tiMe instructor DaY/Date tiMe Fee M/W/F 6:00 am Nancy G. Tues: 6/19-7/24 6:00-7:00pm $60 + $2 (6 Wks) M/T/W/TH/F 9:10 am Nancy G. Tues: 7/31-9/4 6:00-7:00pm $50 + $2 (5 Wks) M/W 5:45 pm Katherine (Skip 8/21) TU/TH 6:00 pm Katherine location instructor Min/Max SAT 9:00 am Nancy G. LCC: Elderberry Room Margarite Golden 8/22 Jazzercise Plus (90 minutes) Extended strength training segment for a longer workout. Bocce anyone? DaY start tiMe instructor Sundays 9:00-10:30 am Nancy B. location: Lafayette Comm Ctr. Fee Director: Martha Breed $15 Walk-in • $30/mo. EFT • $48/6 classes - 2 mo. exp. 283-0485 location: Commons Park, Moraga Jazzercise Open House Week of 6/17-6/23 Director: Dom Sidari Free class for new students only 376-1511 www.LafMor-Recreation.org 20 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Health & Fitness adultS Health & Fitness Yoga Workout (16 yrs & up) intro to Yoga (16 yrs & up) One of the most intelligent and therapeutic forms of exercise, If you have been thinking about trying yoga or have very Yoga gives you a good workout, stimulates your muscles, little experience this is the class for you! Introduces basic yoga teaches relaxing stretches & proper body alignment. Class ends postures, breathing and yoga philosophy. Improve flexibility, with breathing & relaxation techniques. Bring Blanket or Yoga reduces stress, and build energy. Bring a yoga mat and Blanket. Mat . Bring Blocks & Strap to d . Marcus’ classes . DaY/Date tiMe Fee DaY/Date tiMe Fee Sun: 6/10-8/19 10:30-11:45am $108 + $2 (9 Wks) Tues: 6/19-8/21 6:00-7:15pm $110 + $2 (Skip 6/17, 7/1) (10 Wks) location instructor Min/Max location instructor Min/Max LCC: Sequoia Room Howard Van Es 10/25 LCC: Toyon Room Elizabeth McIntyre 8/15 DaY / Date tiMe Fee Beg/adv Yoga (16 yrs & up) Mon: 6/25-8/27 9:00-10:15am $110 + $2 This class is for those with some yoga experience or athletic Wed: 6/20-8/29 9:00-10:15am (10 Wks) beginners. Deepen your experience of basic postures, learn (Skip 7/4) $11 discount more challenging postures, posture flow and breathing prac- for Mon & Wed tices. location instructor Min/Max DaY/Date tiMe Fee LCC: Sequoia Room Debra Marcus 15/20 Tues: 6/19-9/4 9:15-10:30am $144 + $2 (12 Wks) (Night Class Skip 7/3) 7:30-8:45pm $132 + $2 (11 Wks) DaY/Date tiMe Fee Thurs: 6/21-7/26 6:15-7:30pm $55 + $2 Fri: 6/22-9/7 9:15-10:30am $144 + $2 (12 Wks) (Skip 6/28) (5 Wks) location instructor Min/Max location instructor Min/Max LCC: Sequoia Room Howard Van Es 10/25 LCC: Toyon Room Silloo Tarapore 8/20 www .yogaforfitness .net adv Beg/intermediate Yoga (16 yrs & up) This is an advanced beginner/intermediate yoga class. We will Meditation For spend time deepening into postures, breathing (pranayama) and in meditation. When these three practices are performed health and Well Being (16 yrs & up) at the same time it is known as the “Royal Practice” of yoga. Meditation has long been known to promote improved health Expect to leave class feeling renewed and revitalized. and well being, healing, increased self awareness and growth, DaY/Date tiMe Fee and a deeper spiritual connection. In this class, we will learn Sat: 6/23-9/8 8:45-10:15am $156 + $2 (12 Wks) how to release tension, quiet the mind, visualize success for any chosen area of life, improve communication and relation- location instructor Min/Max ships, and connect more deeply with our spiritual nature. LCC: Sequoia Room Howard Van Es 10/25 Instructor, Mary Bruns, has practiced and taught meditation for over 25 years, utilizing the practices of profound teachers, attaining peak experiences and culminating in the integration Moraga of Mind, Body, and Spirit. Location Yoga for all levels (18 yrs & up) DaY/Date tiMe Fee Stretch, tone, and reduce stress with former Mon: 6/18-8/6 7:00-8:30pm $80 + $2 (8 Wks) Olympic instructor Jeanne Dowell. Her experience with location instructor Min/Max the Iyengar Yoga Institute in India will deepen your inter- LCC: Elderberry Rm Mary Bruns 5/15 nal and external practice. Each week builds on a series of postures emphasizing core strength and balance. intuitive Meditation (18 yrs & up) Individual attention emphasized. DaY/Date tiMe Fee Learn the powerful technique of meditation and self-hypnosis Mon: 6/18-7/16 9:00-10:15am $55 + $2 through guided meditations by class instructor Kathy Foster. Mon: 7/23-8/20 9:00-10:15am (5 Wks) Kathy has 25 years experience in meditation and 17 years in hypnotherapy. Thurs: 6/21-7/19 6:30-7:45pm $55 + $2 DaY/Date tiMe Fee Thurs: 7/26-8/23 6:30-7:45pm (5 Wks) Wed: 6/20-8/15 7:15-8:15pm $96 + $2 location instructor Min/Max (Skip 7/4) (8 Wks) HAC: La Sala Jeanne Dowell 15/20 location instructor Min/Max LCC: Sequoia Room Kathy Foster 5/15 www.LafMor-Recreation.org 21 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Sports adultS Safety adult cPr (12 yrs & up) tennis A 3-hour Acute Care Training (ACT) course covering: CPR, rescue breathing and choke saving for unconscious and con- scious adults (9 + years). Please wear comfortable clothes. adult Beg (20 yrs & up) Certification is good for 2 years. This class is for beginning students. Instruction on all DaY/Date tiMe Fee basics plus mini matches, strategy. Tues: 8/7 7:00-10:00pm $35 + $2 (1 Wk) Lab fee: 1 can unopened Wilson tennis balls . $10 supply fee DaY/Date tiMe Fee location instructor Min/Max Sun: 6/17-8/5 9:30-10:30am $130 + $2 LCC: Elderberry Room Adele Christensen 4/8 Wed: 6/20-8/8 6:30-7:30pm (8 Wks) location instructor Min/Max re-certification cPr (12 yrs & up) Lafayette Tennis Club Laf Tennis Club 4/8 Students must have a current Adult or Pediatric CPR certifica- tion Must come to class prepared to demonstrate skills. Please Beg/int (20 yrs & up) wear comfortable clothes. Certification is good for 2 years. This class is for Advanced Beginners or students that are DaY/Date tiMe Fee continuing on with lessons. Instruction on all basics plus Wed: 8/8 7:00-10:00pm $35 + $2 (1 Wk) an introduction to doubles play. $5 supply fee Lab fee: 1 can unopened Wilson tennis balls . location instructor Min/Max DaY/Date tiMe Fee LCC: Elderberry Room Adele Christensen 4/8 Sat: 6/16-8/4 10:30-11:30am $130 + $2 Mon: 6/18-8/6 6:30-7:30pm (8 Wks) $130 + $2 Basic First aid (12 yrs & up) (8 Wks) A 3-hour Acute Care Training Certification Course teaching stu- dents the causes, prevention and care of first aid emergencies. location instructor Min/Max Includes treatment of head injuries, fractures, nose bleeds, Lafayette Tennis Club Laf Tennis Club 4/8 wounds, burns, poisonings and animal/insect bites. DaY/Date tiMe Fee Thurs: 8/9 7:00-10:00pm $35 + $2 (1 Wk) Wear white soled shoes $10 supply fee Rackets provided if needed • no jeans location instructor Min/Max location – all classes: LCC: Elderberry Room Adele Christensen 4/20 Lafayette Tennis Club, 3125 Camino Diablo Rd., Lafayette Classes are subject to change based on enrollment numbers. If your class is cancelled, you will be notified Wine tasting 101 series neW four days prior to the first class and offered options. t o P ic uncorking italy Register at www.lafMor-recreation.org . (21 yrs & up) Call the Lafayette Tennis Club at The wines of Italy have something for everyone! Take 937-2582 for specific questions . a tour with us to a few favorite regions of Italy; Tuscany, rainouts: All rainout decisions will be made 11⁄2 Piedmont, Southern Italy, Veneto. The sheer diversity of styles, hours before lesson. Call Lafayette Tennis Club at regions, and varieties offered up from Italy is amazing. From the tip of the boot to the northern Alps: tasty and unique wines 937-2582 if you think your lessons will be canceled. in a range of prices and styles. Come join us for an informative All rainouts are made up at the end of the session. evening discovering the best Italy has to offer in wine & food. We will be tasting 5 different wines and tasting foods to go with them. Please bring 5 wine glasses to class. Free Petanque lessons DaY/Date tiMe Fee Check out the new Petanque Court at the Fri: 8/31 6:30-9:00pm $25 + $2 Lafayette Community Park $15 supply fee Fri: 7:00 pm • Sat & Sun: 3:00 pm location instructor Min/Max Mary: 283-2682 OR Pascal: 254-2921 LCC: Sequoia Room Monica Chappell 10/20 www.LafMor-Recreation.org 22 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Cooking adultS Cooking Moraga Location thai Buffet Dinner (16 yrs & up) Learn simple cooking techniques and preparations in advance for a scrumptious Thai buffet dinner. Learn to use authentic Thai ingredients, such as lemongrass, galangal, kaffir lime, and fish sauce in making popular Thai dishes. We will cook a delicious hot and sour soup, spicy lime dressing salad, aromatic curry, piping hot stir-fry, and coconut dessert. Please bring a chef knife, cutting board, apron, hand towel, and your own bever- age to class. ($12 material fee included) Moraga DaY/Date tiMe Fee Location indian cooking Wed: 6/27 6:30-9:30pm $60 + $2 (16 yrs & up) These workshops will teach the basic techniques of Indian asian grills, BBQ and ribs cooking so you and your family can enjoy delicious healthy (16 yrs & up) meals. Learn basics of Indian masalas (spices) like cumin, Just in time for the summer BBQ! Outdoor grilling is a mustard seed, coriander, etc. popular cooking technique in Asia and often happens location instructor Min/Max year round using ribs and marinades. Learn to season HAC: Kitchen Nisha Kabra 6/16 with Asian herbs and spices and make a variety of Asian grills, such as Grilled curry fish in banana leaves, vegetarian Lemongrass shrimp on the skewer, Chicken yakitori, Learn to enjoy summer’s bounty from your garden Indian Satays, and more. Please bring a chef knife, cutting style. Get to know the techniques used to infuse summer’s board, apron, hand towel, and your own beverage to fresh seasonal vegetables & different kinds of lentils with class. wonderful spices. In this series you will learn two different DaY/Date tiMe Fee complete vegetarian meals. Wed: 6/20 6:30-9:30pm $60 + $2 Topics to include: fresh vegetable dish infused with spices, and the infusion technique to make a tasty lentil dish the summer sushi (16 yrs & up) whole meal comes together with a rice pulao & raita. Summer is the time of abundance for sushi ingredients, DaY/Date tiMe Fee both fresh caught from the sea and fresh picked from Veg. Meal 1 Wed: 7/18 7:30-9:30pm $50 + $2 the garden. Let’s make our sushi fresh, light, and clean Veg. Meal 2 Thurs: 8/9 $12 supply with a variety of local and seasonal offerings. We will make finger rolls- Nigiri and hand roll-Maki Nori with the freshest fish and vegetables. Bring a sharp pointed- non-vegetarian tip chef knife, large cutting board, bamboo mat, cloth In this series you will learn two different non-vegetarian hand towel, your own beverage, and a to-go box to meals. In the first session learn techniques & dishes to have class. your own “Indian BBQ”. We will make chicken burgers DaY/Date tiMe Fee with an Indian twist! A tasty Indian style potato salad…And Tues: 7/31 6:30-9:30pm $60 + $2 don’t forget corn on the cob, with an Indian spice rub that will knock your socks off! location instructor Min/Max In the second session we will focus on a light summer meal HAC: Kitchen Chat MingKwan 6/16 with a tomato based curry for your favorite summer fish. Put the finishing touches on the meal with a different style Information about Chat Mingkwan: of vegetable rice pulao. Lastly, we’ll cool your taste buds www .unusualtouch .com with raita, an Indian yogurt sauce that you can enjoy along- side the curry & rice pulao. DaY/Date tiMe Fee Non-Veg. Meal 1 Tues: 7/24 7:30-9:30pm $55 + $2 Non-Veg. Meal 2 Wed: 8/15 $15 supply www.LafMor-Recreation.org 23 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Music/Art adultS Special Interest acting entertainment sampler (18 yrs & up) Get a glimpse of three entertainment fields. You will learn: 1. The three types of stand up comedy jokes. 2. What method acting is. 3. Anyone can do improve comedy. These classes are low key and do not require student performance. Come and have some fun. landscape & Portraiture Painting DaY/Date Wed: 7/18-8/8 tiMe 7:00-8:00pm (18 yrs & up) Fee: $100 + $2 (4 Wks) Class is designed to expand your creativity and art education location instructor while having fun. Learn to create strong design and attain accu- Clean Comedy Club Patsy Bishop rate color, values and representation through demonstrations and individual instruction. For intermed. and adv. students Min/Max: 1/10 only. DaY/Date tiMe Fee resume/Job hunting Workshop Mon: 6/18-8/27 9:00am-Noon $120 + $2 (9 Wks) (16 yrs & up) (Skip 7/30 & 8/13) Learn the skills of marketing yourself on the Internet from a location instructor Min/Max Professional. Doris Bergman has over 15 years recruiting expe- LCC: Toyon Room Gary Bergren 7/14 rience and she will give you information about how to use the job boards and post a resume that will be noticed. Helpful hints Beginning guitar for adults to resume writing and some local resources will be provided. (18 yrs & up) DaY/Date tiMe Fee Sat: 5/26 2:00-4:00pm $40 + $2 (1 Wk) Most pop songs use only 3 or 4 simple chords, so you will be playing real songs in just a few weeks. It’s easy, and small class location instructor Min/Max size allows for individual attention from instructor. Instructor LCC: Elderberry Room Doris Bergman 8/25 has BA and MA in music and over 20 years of teaching experi- ence. traffic school – a Better Way DaY/Date tiMe Fee (16 yrs & up) Mon: 6/11-9/10 6:00-7:00pm $180 + $2 (Skip 6/18, 7/2, 8/27, 9/3) (10 Wks) Enroll in a stress free learning environment and enjoy a calm and relaxed atmosphere. This class takes a gentle approach location instructor Min/Max to traffic school. All students receive certificates at the end of LCC: Elderberry Room Ted Crowley 3/6 class. This traffic school licensed by the Dept of Motor Vehicles (#1607). Please bring your drivers license, your receipt from the instant Piano community center and your court papers. For hopelessly Busy People DaY/Date Tues/Wed: On-going tiMe Fee 6:00pm- 9:30pm $35 + $2 (12 Wks) (13 yrs & up) Sat: On-going 9:00am- 5:00pm $30 (ages 55+) Experience the joys of piano playing without years of weekly (Lunch 12:30-1:00pm) lessons! In this one session, you’ll learn all the chords needed location instructor Min/Max to play any song. It’s easy, fun and musically correct! Designed Clean Comedy Club Patsy Bishop 1/50 for adults and teens with a smattering of music background; total beginners can request a free prep pamphlet by sending a SASE to Susan Cardwell, 31 Oak Trail Court, Alamo, CA 94507. DaY/Date tiMe Fee Sat: 7/14 9:15am-12:30pm $40 + $2 (1 Wks) $25 supply fee location instructor Min/Max LCC: Elderberry Room Susan Cardwell 7/25 www.LafMor-Recreation.org 24 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Fitness adultS ovEr 55 dance Muscle shapers (55 Yrs & up) tea Dancing Muscle toning with light weights for men and women Enjoy afternoon Tea Dancing over 55. Firm, tone & add definition to muscles in lower and light refreshments every & upper body. Bring a mat and 2 pairs of hand weights. Wednesday in the spacious Live Men: 5 lb. & 8 lb. sets; Women: 3 lb & 5 lb. sets. (Avail. at Oak room. Music compiled by D.J. Copeland’s or Big 5 Sports) Dan Foley. Come for the swell DaY/Date tiMe Fee music and good company even Mon & Wed: 6/11-8/8 10:30-11:30am $77 + $2 if you prefer not to dance. (9 Wks) Every Wed from 12:30–3:00 pm location instructor Min/Max LCC: Live Oak Room LCC: Manzanita Room Sherry Ayres 15/50 $2 fee covers refresments stability & strenghening (55 Yrs & up) lafayette Book club By Anthony Anast, Physical Fitness Educator The Lafayette Senior Services Book Club (LSSBC) flour- This program includes simple stretching exercise that ishes as it grows into it’s third year. We read a wide will improve your posture, range of motion, coordina- variety of books and have lively discussions; join us on tion and balance. Once you begin to incorporate these the 2nd Monday of every month if that sounds like fun. practices into your daily life, you will be astounded. Call for more information or a list of upcoming books: Anthony will provide the encouragement you need and 284-5050. show you proven techniques. You do what feels comfort- DaY/Date able for you! Learn to relax, to really feel good, and even 2nd Monday of the Month: 6/11, 7/9, 8/13 look marvelous! Bring an exercise mat and band (can be tiMe location purchased at Big 5/Target). We’ll meet for an hour and a 10:30 am-Noon LCC: Alder Room half in the Community Center’s air-conditioned Live Oak room. Date Fee Sess 1: Tues & Thurs: 6/12-7/5 (Skip 6/21) $16 + 2 lamorinda senior Sess 2: Tues: 7/10-8/7 $8 +2 tiMe location transportation Program 10:30am-Noon Live Oak Room Feel the Spirit – Call 283-3534 to find out about going to lunch at the Walnut Creek Senior Center, Errand Days in Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda and Walk/stroll Your Way to health other transportation resources By Anthony Anast, Physical Fitness Educator Friends of Feel the Spirit – Call 284-5546 to find The Lafayette Chamber of Commerce’s annual Reservoir out about volunteering, advertising on the van, and Run is Sun: 10/28. The Lafayette Senior Services Center contributing financial support to the Lamorinda and the Chamber would love to see you there – what- Senior Transportation Program. ever your current aerobic condition or walking stamina. Anthony will carefully show you a smart, start-walking Lamorinda Spirit Van: 283-3534 exercise program. He will help you attain a reachable, short-term goal (such as increasing your walks by 5 min- Contra Costa Yellow Cab And desoto utes or increasing the number of steps you take each Company: 284-1234 • 20% discount for day) to attain our mutual objective of participation in the Lamorinda seniors October Reservoir Walk/Run. You can do it,! Bring your Volunteer drivers driving seniors in the volun- grandchildren, your kids; lets all work together to stay fit teer’s car: and healthy. Orinda Seniors Around Town: 254-0800 Date tiMe Fee Tues & Thurs: 6/12-8/16 8:30-9:30am $20 (10 wks) Senior Helpline Services: Reassurance Phone Friends, Rides for Seniors: 284-6161 location Meet at Lafayette Community Center for the first session. www.LafMor-Recreation.org 25 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Services adultS ovEr 55 Services Confused about Long Term Care, ride county connection Buses for Free Health Insurance, Medicare, Midday 10 AM to 2 PM Every day Seniors can apply for a Regional Transit Connection HMOs, Supplemental Insurance? Discount Card and use the County Connection’s fixed Are you concerned about your health insurance cover- route bus service for no charge. Call 676-7500 for an age? Are you over-insured or worse, under-protected? application or call the Lafayette Senior Services Center HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy at 284-5050 before coming in to pick one up. Bring Program) volunteers offer personal/private consultation your completed application to the County Connection in all the complexities of senior health services and give Transportation Center located at the Walnut Creek BART sound, practical advice. All matters discussed are held in station and have your photo taken. Pay a one-time $3 fee strict confidence. Appointments are required. (Topics are and within 21 days, you’ll receive your discount card. combined so you may discuss whatever you need.) Long Term Care Insurance or Bart tickets for seniors BART tickets for adults 65 and older may be Health Insurance purchased at the Lafayette Senior Services (HMOs, Medicare, kaiser, etc) Center. BART cards worth $24 in rides cost $9 First WeD. MonthlY aPPointMents – what a deal! Call us at 925-284-5050 to make 6/6, 8/1 (Skip 7/4) 10:00 or 11:00 am sure we’re in the office before coming over. thirD tues MonthlY aPPointMents county connection linK service 6/19, 7/17, 8/21 10:00, 10:45 or 11:30 am The County Connection Link is a door-to-door, advance registration, dial-a-ride service in Central Costa location For aPPointMents County for those who qualify under the American with LCC: Alder Room 925-284-5050 Disabilities Act (ADA). Call 925-938-7433 for an applica- tion form or call the Lafayette Senior Services office at Free legal assistance for older adults 925-284-5050 before you come by to pick one up. • Landlord/Tenant Problems • Medi-Cal Eligibility/Coverage Bi-Monthly caregiver support group • Durable Powers of Attorney • SSI Overpayment Barbara Schuh and Carol Shenson • Rights of Nursing Home & Long-term Care Residents Caring for frail older adults in the home often creates great stress and emotional anguish for spouses and fam- First Fri MonthlY aPPointMents ily members. Licensed geriatric care managers Barbara 6/1, 7/6, 8/3 10:00 or 11:00 am Schuh and Carol Shenson offer a bi-monthly support location For aPPointMents group for individuals who are considering or currently LCC: Alder Room 925-284-5050 involved with the direct care of an older relative. To sign up, please call 284-5050. Drop-ins welcome. www.contracosta.networkofcare.org DaY/Date tiMe location A website with everything for seniors, people with dis- Mon: 6/4, 6/18, 7/9, 1:30-2:30 pm LCC: Alder abilities and caregivers. Get information on services, 7/23, 8/6, 8/20, 9/10 Room caregiving, assistive devices, diseases, legislation and up to the minute news concerning Contra Costa County Free Blood Pressure screening Aging & Adult Services. Screenings are brought to you through John Muir Medical Center Senior Services and are available for a one-time senior information & referral: screening or monthly screenings to help individuals monitor their health status regularly. No appointments 925-335-8720 or 1-800-510-2020 required. Drop-ins welcome. Contra Costa County Aging & Adult Services. DaY/Date tiMe location Wed: 6/20, 7/18, 8/15 1:00-3:00pm Sequoia Rm/ Meals on Wheels Elderberry Rm For information call 925-937-8607 www.LafMor-Recreation.org 26 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Workshops adultS ovEr 55 Workshops SPACE IS LIMITED. PLEASE CALL 925-284-5050 to reserve a spot at Senior Services events. A minimum $1.00 donation at the door would be appreciated to help us sustain our programs. Protecting our community from internet 101 … Financial Predators Ed Zeidan, Nerd4Rent Presented by a Panel of Elder Law Experts and Others Point and click your way Contra Costa County has the highest incidence of identity to the World (Wide Web). theft crimes; whether it be stolen credit card and bank Look up anything, shop till account data, illicit but convincing phone callers or “dump- you drop, plan a vacation ster diving”. Financial predators generally target vulnerable – all this from home. Ed, populations, such as our aging citizens, creating havoc and back by popular request heartbreak. Join a panel of experts from the JFKU Elder for a return engagement, Law Clinic, Contra Costa County Adult Protective Services, will show you the ropes! our local Police Department, and Barbara Schuh, senior Date tiMe location advocate and Lafayette Senior Services Commissioner, Thurs: 7/26 10:45am-12:15pm Sequoia Room to discuss these issues and learn how to protect yourself, your family, and your community. Date tiMe location Digital Photos: Thurs: 6/28 10:30am-Noon Sequoia Room Your Memories captured Ed Zeidan, Nerd4Rent this Year i Will….How to Finally Record life’s special moments, save them on your com- Change a Habit, Keep a Resolution, puter and share them with others all over the world. This or Make a Dream Come True class will show you how to copy digital pictures from your camera to your computer, how to edit the pictures By Best Selling Author and Speaker MJ Ryan for lighting, brightness, and contrast, “I’ll finally drop these extra pounds,” “I’ll get along bet- and remove red-eye. We’ll also ter with my family,” I will stop spending beyond my learn how to e-mail your pictures means,”….Have you heard this before? Good intentions, to friends and family. and much bad follow up – not because we don’t want to achieve more! Join Ed as he shares all the our goals but because we don’t know HOW to change. ways to create a photo album in MJ Ryan will be here to help you beat the odds and be the age of computers. Bring your successful. digital camera Date tiMe location Date tiMe location Mon: 7/16 10:45am-12:15pm Sequoia Room Thurs: 8/16 10:45am-12:15pm Sequoia Room When Fat attacks! Joan Morris, Contra Costa Time Reporter and Founder of The Times Diet Club has devoted years of writing about Lafayette Senior Services Commission her dieting attempts. She will share her understanding of The Commission meets on the 4th Thursday of the importance of dieting for health instead of appear- every month from 4:00-5:30 pm at the Lafayette ance. She’ll also offer encouragement and advice for Senior Services Center. Interested citizens may those struggling with their weight. view meeting agendas at the City of Lafayette Date tiMe location Thurs: 7/19 10:45am-12:15pm Sequoia Room office or at www.ci.lafayette.ca.us and are encouraged to attend any of the meetings. Summer Meetings: 6/28, 7/26, 8/23 • 4:00-5:30pm www.LafMor-Recreation.org 27 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Workshops adultS ovEr 55 Workshops SPACE IS LIMITED. PLEASE CALL 925-284-5050 to reserve a spot at Senior Services events. A minimum $1.00 donation at the door would be appreciated to help us sustain our programs. golf Fitness: Better golf without hitting a single ball! anne ranDolPh WorKshoPs Bob Anderson, Golf Professional Anne Randolph, RPT, has been a practicing physi- cal therapist for 29 years. The majority of her Reduce the likelihood of golf related injuries and play better work has been in the skilled nursing setting and golf. Learn about physical conditioning and create an indi- in assisted living centers. Through her work, she vidual training program that will shave strokes off your game. has noted that early intervention can provide This class will look into both pre-round stretching- to avoid understanding and control over very major medi- on-course injuries, flexibility exercises - to improve range of cal problems resulting in increased independence motion, and long term conditioning goals toward improving and enjoyment of life. Currently, Anne provides your game. outpatient therapy in Lafayette, specializing in the Date tiMe location care of those 55 and over. Mon: 6/25 10:00-11:00am LCC: Elderberry Rm All workshops are free of charge. Please call 284- 5050 to register. You will be contacted only if that Mid-summer Music concert workshop is cancelled. Featuring Mark Shaw on Backwoods Fiddle and Ray Carpenter on Guitar and Vocals abatable arthritis Join us for a summer, creek-side, musical bash under the Did you know that you can do more to decrease oaks. The concert of old time folk music from Ireland, arthritic pain besides taking medication? Muscle Scotland plus French Canadian airs and good old 19th control is responsible for 80% of the support of century American tunes will be performed by our Mark your joints. Come and learn exercises to control Shaw (back by popular demand) on fiddle and vocalist Ray pain, improve function, and protect your joints. Carpenter on guitar. Iced tea, lemonade and other light DaY/Date tiMe location refreshments served. Space is very limited, so sign up early! Fri: 6/22 10:00– 11:00am LCC: Sequoia DaY/Date tiMe location Fri: 8/24 1:30-3:00pm Manzanita Patio Pain Management Did you know there are more ways to control Diablo valley happiness club pain besides medication? Learn the purpose Leaders: Dr. Bob Nozik (Dr. Happiness), Mei Sun Li of pain and the causes of chronic pain. Learn and Aletha Anderson (Lafayette Senior Services) how improving posture and muscle strength can reduce or eliminate pain altogether. Stop suffer- The Diablo Valley Happiness Club continues its exploration ing and take control. of the notion of ideal versus ordinary happiness. Dr. Nozik, MD, author of “Happy 4 Life: Here’s How to Do It”, is presi- DaY/Date tiMe location dent of the San Francisco Happiness Club. Fri: 7/27 10:00– 11:00am LCC: Sequoia DaY/Date tiMe location Thurs: 6/14, 7/12, 8/9 10:30am-Noon Sequoia Room opposing osteoporosis Learn how to maintain or possibly increase your bone mass. What are the risk factors for develop- ing osteoporosis; what are some treatments? Get Driver‘s safety class tips on how you can take control and keep your offered through A.A.R.P. bones in the best shape possible. There are no Driver’s Safety classes scheduled for the DaY/Date tiMe location summer in Lafayette. Our next class is a one full day Fri: 8/24 10:00– 11:00am LCC: Sequoia event and will be held Fri: 9/7 from 8:30am-5pm. Each student must complete the whole day to be certified. For more information (such as where else you might find a class) and directions, call 284-5050. www.LafMor-Recreation.org 28 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 Lafayette & Moraga Class Locations Contact Us LAFAyETTE www .LafMor-Recreation org Manzanita Jennifer Russell, Director • 299-3251 firstname.lastname@example.org John Warshaw, Recreation Program Supervisor • 299-3250 email@example.com Jonathan katayanagi, Recreation Program Coordinator • 595-4847 firstname.lastname@example.org lafayette community center 500 st. Mary’s rd. Anne Blodgett, Sutton Bennett, Admin. Assistants donica gorman, Youth Intern kevin gayton, Comm. Center Patrons are advised to arrive 5 minutes early to locate their classroom. Caretaker • Lafayette Parks, Trails & hacienda de las Flores Recreation Office: 284-2232, Mon-Fri: 9am–5pm, 2100 Donald Dr., Moraga Closed: 7/4 • Lafayette Senior Services Center Mei Sun Li, Aletha Anderson: 284-5050 • Lamorinda Sr Transp . Program Mary Bruns: 284-5546 • Tiny Tots Program: 299-3266 • Lafayette Tot drop Reservations / Cancellations: 284-3999 • Lafayette Roller Hockey Hotline: 299-3258 • Lafayette Jazzercise: 937-6768 MORAgA Off-Site Locations www .moraga .ca .us • Bentley Upper School Penelope Leach, Parks & 1000 Upper Happy Valley Road Recreation Director • 631-6842 • Clean Comedy Company Mt. Diablo Blvd. email@example.com 2363 Boulevard Circle, Walnut Creek Suzy Chow, Recreation & Facilities Coordinator • 376-2520 • Grayson Woods 400 Iron Hill St., Pleasant Hill firstname.lastname@example.org • Joaquin Moraga Intermediate • Moraga Recreation Office: School 376-2520 or 631-6842 1010 Camino Pablo, Moraga (for Wedding & Facility Rentals) • Lafayette Tennis Club Mon-Fri: 8am–5pm, 3125 Camino Diablo Rd., Closed: 7/4 Lafayette • Town Events: 631-6842 • Rancho Laguna Park 2101 Camino Pablo, Moraga • Town Manager: 376-2590 • Stanley Middle School • Moraga Library: 376-6852 3455 School Street, Lafayette www.LafMor-Recreation.org 29 Phone 284-2232 • FAX 284-1549 RegistRation infoRmation REgISTER nOW (OR within 7 days of your class start date) until classes are full using one of the following methods: online Phone WalK-in Mail-in Fax 24/7 Use registration form below Accepted using Complete Register in person at our and attach check, money Check out our MasterCard or the registration form office, 500 St. Mary’s Rd., order or credit card informa- secure, online Visa. Office hours: below, include your Lafayette. Cash, Check, tion. Make checks payable to: registration at: Monday-Friday credit card informa- Visa, and MasterCard are CITY OF LAFAYETTE . Mail to: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm tion and FAX it to us. www .LafMor- accepted. Office hours: Lafayette-Moraga Recreation, Recreation .org Call: Monday-Friday 500 St. Mary’s Rd., Lafayette, FAX: 925-284-2232 9:00 am – 5:00 pm CA 94549 925-284-1549 • Registrations are on a first-come, first-served • All Supply/Lab Fees are payable directly to • If you register by MAIL or FAX, you are auto- basis and continue as long as spaces are avail- instructors at first class. matically enrolled in the class of your choice able. • When registering for classes with discounts unless that class is full. Come to the first class. • Registration must be completed prior to you must contact the office to receive the • WITHdRAWAL or TRAnSFER to another class attending class (see specific class descriptions discount. must be done 10 days before the first day of for exceptions). • If a class does not reach its minimum, you will class . A credit letter, less a $5 service charge, • In fairness to everyone, you can register for be notified 4 days before the starting date. will be issued within 30 days for withdrawals. yourself and only one additional family . • nO REFundS will be issued unless the class • Returned checks will be charged a fee of is cancelled . Choose your classes carefully. $44 .50 in addition to any bank fees . Summer regiStration & releaSe Form Name: (Adult) ______________________________________________________________ Home Phone: ___________________ Relationship: Mother Father Grandparent Guardian Self Work Phone: ___________________ Address/City/Zip: ___________________________________________________________ Mobile Phone: __________________ E-mail Address: _____________________________________________________________ Emergency: ____________________ TITLE OF ACTIVITY dAY/TIME STudEnT’S FIRST & LAST nAME AgE d .O .B . CLASS AdMIn . FEE FEE + $2 .00 + $2 .00 + $2 .00 + $2 .00 $2 per activity fee covers administrative costs. Sub Total + For Office use (Class Fee + Admin. Fee =) Total Fee VISA Mastercard Check # Reference # # __________________________________________ Exp . date _________ Receipt # Authorization # Authorized Signature ____________________________________________ liability release/Medical consent I realize that there is an inherent risk of injury when participat- licensed hospital, physician, and/or medical personnel any treatment ing in the above recreation activity/ies and I consent to the above deemed necessary for my or my child’s immediate care and agree person’s participation in said activities. I understand that the City that I will be responsible for payment of all services rendered. of Lafayette and Town of Moraga do not carry medical accident I have read and fully understand the above agreement, assume all insurance for injuries sustained in its programs and I, therefore, risk for any injuries sustained and consent to emergency medical assume the risk of any injuries arising out of, or in connection with, treatment . I also have read and agree to abide by the registration my or my child’s participation in said activity/ies. In the event of policies listed above . I understand that nO REFundS are given any emergency, I authorize City/Town officials to secure from any unless a class is cancelled . Participant or Parent/Guardian Signature: _______________________________________________ Date: __________________ Come Camping with Us Summer Music at Castle Stanley (see page 17) Tales Camp (see page 10) Camp Awesome (see page 15) Lacross Camp (see page 16) Donate your Vehicle to the Lafayette 4 YES, I want to continue receiving the Community Center Foundation brochure about Lafayette Recreation We Make it Easy for You: Fast, Courteous, classes/workshops and special events . Convenient, and a Tax Write-off! • Cut out this card and mail/fax/drop it off at the Lafayette Community Center Call 1-888-6TO-gIVE Or donate online: OR www .cardonationservices .com • Email email@example.com and include your mailing address. All proceeds benefit the Lafayette Community Center programs and facilities. Lafayette Community Center 410 East Grantline Rd. PRSRT STD 500 Saint Mary’s Road www.LafMor-Recreation.org Tracy, CA 95376 U. S. Postage Lafayette, CA 94549 PAId (925) 284-2232 Wesco Graphics, Inc. Lafayette•Moraga Summer 2007 We offer Recreation Classes & Services for Youth, Families, Adults & Seniors over 55: pgs 25-28 GEAR UP FOR SUMMER!
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