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I wish to register for the activities listed below. Enclosed is my check or money order made payable to Grosse Pointe Community
Education or my Visa/MasterCard account number to be charged. I have read the policies and procedures listed below and on
page 26 and agree to abide by them. In addition, I understand that these fees do not include accident insurance and that no
liability is assumed by the Grosse Pointe Board of Education. (One form per applicant; fill out completely.)


Participant's Last Name: ___________________________________ First Name: _________________________ Middle Initial: ______
If participant is under 18: Parent/Guardian Name: ___________________________________________ Child's Age: _____________

♦Parent's/Guardian's Signature: _______________________________________________________ Today’s date: ____/_____/____
Address: _________________________________________________________________ E-mail: ____________________________
City: ________________________________________________________________________________ Zip Code: ______________
Home Phone: (______)____________________ Day Phone: (______)_________________Cell Phone: (______)_________________
Note: If you have a handicap and may require special accommodations, call Community Education at (313) 432-3880.

    Course               Course Name                   Circle Day(s)     Start Date       Time            Building           Course Fee*
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    List additional registrants in open swim and family karate; list height and right-handed or left-handed for youth golf registrants below.
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REFUNDS: If class meets one time only, you will receive a refund only if you request
it at least one working day before class starts. If class meets more than once, you                      Course Fees: _______________
will receive a refund only if you request it before second meeting. A processing fee
of $5 (plus the cost of first class if it has met) will be deducted from your refund. (No
credits given in lieu of refunds under any circumstances. No refunds given for                      Nonresident Fee: _______________
participants who register after first class.)                                               ($10 per person per term)
TRANSFERS: If you wish to transfer from one class to another or make other                                       TOTAL: _______________
changes in your schedule, you must make your request at least 1 working day before
the class is scheduled to begin.
LATE REGISTRATION: Course fees are not prorated under any circumstances.
                                                                                                      Please read our policies carefully
Persons who register after a class has started must pay the full course fee.
                                                                                                            before you register!
NONRESIDENT FEE: Nonresident fee ($10) applies even if class is free.


MC/VISA (circle one) Account No. _________________________________________________ Exp. Date: ___________________
♦Cardholder's Signature: ________________________________________________________Today’s Date: _____/_____/_____

        To register, please make checks payable to Grosse Pointe Community Education and mail to Barnes School, Community
        Education, 20090 Morningside Drive, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236; fax completed forms to (313) 432-3881 with credit card
        information; or register in person during office hours (9am-noon and 1-4pm). For additional information, call (313) 432-3880.

FOR OFFICE USE ONLY: CASH (walk-ins only)______________ CHECK #________________ MC/VISA AUTHORIZATION___________________
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                                   Autumn 2007 & Winter 2008 Catalog of Classes
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The Department of Community Education of the Grosse                Aquatics                                               4
Pointe Public School System is located in Barnes School,
20090 Morningside, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236.                  Arts & Crafts                                          9
Please phone (313) 432-3880, fax (313) 432-3881, or visit
our website at www.gpschools.org/di_communityed.htm.               Computer Education                                    11
Community Education Staff:
Paula Jarvis          Manager of Community Education               Courtesy Driving School                               20
Barbara E. DiMaggio     Secretary/Financial Coordinator
                                                                   Evaluation Form                                       11
Community Education Volunteer Council:
Ethel Burwell, Joseph Clor, Susan Ellison, Marilyn Markey,         Foreign Languages                                     12
Michael Mengden, Cynthia Pangborn, Katherine Raulston.
Grosse Pointe Board of Education:                                  Grosse Pointe Community Band & Concerts             9, 14
Brendan Walsh, President; Alice Kosinski, Vice President;
Ahmed Ismail, Secretary; Fred Minturn, Treasurer; Joan             Home & Remodeling                                     12
Dindoffer, Trustee; Angela Kennedy, Trustee; Charles
Sabino, Trustee; and Dr. C. Suzanne Klein, Superintendent          Map of School District                                26
of Schools.
                                                                   Registration Forms                                  2, 27
Nondiscrimination Policy:
The Grosse Pointe Public School System is committed to a
policy of nondiscrimination (Policy AC) by race, color,            Registration Information                              26
religion, or national origin (Title VI, Civil Rights Act, 1964);
sex (Title IX, Educational Amendments, 1962); or handicap          Special Interest                                      13
(Section 504, Rehabilitation Act, 1973).              Grievance
regulations (AC-R) are available for those who believe that        Special Needs Classes                           5, 22, 23
this policy has been abused. Any qualified individual with a
disability who wishes to participate in services, programs, or     Sports & Exercise                                     16
activities conducted by the Grosse Pointe Public School
System but needs auxiliary aids or services should contact
the Support Services Department at (313) 432-3080.                 Youth & Parents                                       22


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                                                                       This Grosse Pointe Community
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                                                              Education brochure includes class offerings for both
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                                                              Autumn 2007 and Winter 2008 (September through
                                                                    March). Please save your copy so that you don’t miss
                                                                   out on any of our winter programs!
              Call or visit us during                                . . . these valued new advertisers: Arts
    our office hours: 9am-noon and 1-4pm,                           & Scraps, Guitar Union Music School, Detroit Symphony
    Monday through Friday, (313) 432-3880.                          Orchestra, and the Grosse Pointe Dance Center. For
                                                                    advertising information, call (313) 432-3880.
              Our office will be closed                                     
                                                                      . . . include Swim ‘n’ Stretch (page 6),
              on the following dates:                               Adult Spanish for Beginners and Get Gutsy! (page 12),
                                                                    Introduction to Golf for Adults (page 17), and Earlybirds
     November 22-25, December 21-January 1,
                                                                    Mandarin Chinese Classes for grades K-3 (page 23).
         January 21, and February 18-24.
                                                                      . . . any of your favorite Community
                                                                    Education classes, including the popular Second-Chance
     Our Spring & Summer 2008 brochure                              Decorating series, Builder’s Pre-License Seminar, and
              will be available on                                  Window Restoration and Repair on page 12.
         Wednesday, March 5, 2008.                                    Senior-citizen course discounts are no
      Registration will begin at that time.                         longer available for programs offered by Grosse Pointe
                                                                    Community Education.
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 AMERICAN RED CROSS SWIM CLASSES FOR YOUTH
 The classes on this page follow American Red Cross progressive swim guidelines. Upon completion, students receive
 American Red Cross certificates and/or progress reports. All instructors have the following American Red Cross
 certification: Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguard Training, First Aid, and Adult, Child, and Infant CPR.

PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAM (2-5 yrs.)                                    BEGINNER CLASSES (Levels 2 & 3 continued)
Swim diapers required if child is not toilet trained. No child   Winter Session: n/c 1/19, 1/21, 2/16, 2/18-2/20, 2/23
will be permitted to participate in the pre-school program
unless an adult accompanies him/her into the water.              Christopher Roosen, Pierce pool, 8wks/$88
Objectives of the program are to teach pre-swimming skills,      AQ120H Monday, Jan 7-Mar 10, 5-5:50pm (Level 2)
develop patterns of behavior that encourage progressive          AQ121H Monday, Jan 7-Mar 10, 6-6:50pm (Level 3)
safety skills, and establish a pleasant and enjoyable            AQ122H Tuesday, Jan 8-Mar 4, 5-5:50pm (Level 2)
rapport between parent and child in the water.                   AQ123H Tuesday, Jan 8-Mar 4, 6-6:50pm (Level 3)
Autumn Session: n/c 11/24                                        Robin Hartnett, Pierce pool, 8wks/$88
Robin Hartnett, Pierce pool, 8wks/$88                            AQ124H Wednesday, Jan 9-Mar 5, 5-5:50pm (Level 2)
                                                                 AQ125H Wednesday, Jan 9-Mar 5, 6-6:50pm (Level 3)
AQ011H Thursday, Sept 27-Nov 15, 6-6:30pm
AQ012H Thursday, Sept 27-Nov 15, 6:30-7pm                        Robin Hartnett, Parcells pool, 7wks/$88
AQ013H Thursday, Sept 27-Nov 15, 7-7:30pm                        AQ126H Sat., Jan 12-Mar 15, 11-11:50am (Levels 2 & 3)
Robin Hartnett, Parcells pool, 10wks/$125                        ADVANCED BEGINNER CLASSES (Level 4)
AQ014H Saturday, Sept 29-Dec 8, noon-12:30pm                     This course adds to the skills learned in beginner course
AQ015H Saturday, Sept 29-Dec 8, 12:30-1pm                        and improves stamina and coordination. Participants must
Winter Session: n/c 1/19, 2/16, 2/21, 2/23                       be at least 6 yrs to enroll in this course and must be able to
                                                                 complete the beginner course skill requirements, including
Robin Hartnett, Pierce pool, 8wks/$88                            20yds front crawl with breathing and 20yds back crawl.
AQ111H Thursday, Jan 10-Mar 6, 6-6:30pm                          Autumn Session: n/c 10/31, 11/21, 11/24
AQ112H Thursday, Jan 10-Mar 6, 6:30-7pm
AQ113H Thursday, Jan 10-Mar 6, 7-7:30pm                          Christopher Roosen, Pierce pool, 10wks/$110
                                                                 AQ027H Monday, Sept 24-Nov 26, 7-7:50pm
Robin Hartnett, Parcells pool, 7wks/$88                          AQ028H Tuesday, Sept 25-Nov 27, 7-7:50pm
AQ114H Saturday, Jan 12-Mar 15, noon-12:30pm                     Robin Hartnett, Pierce pool, 10wks/$110
AQ115H Saturday, Jan 12-Mar 15, 12:30-1pm                        AQ029H Wednesday, Sept 26-Dec 12, 7-7:50pm
PRE-BEGINNER CLASSES (Level 1)                                   Robin Hartnett, Parcells pool, 10wks/$125
This class covers basic swimming skills for the young            AQ031H Saturday, Sept 29-Dec 8, 9-9:50am
beginner, including breath control, floating, and kickboard      Winter Session: n/c 1/19, 1/21, 2/16, 2/18-2/20, 2/23
use. Participants must be in kindergarten.
                                                                 Christopher Roosen, Pierce pool, 8wks/$88
Autumn Session: n/c 10/31, 11/21                                 AQ127H Monday, Jan 7-Mar 10, 7-7:50pm
Robin Hartnett, Pierce pool, 10wks/$110                          AQ128H Tuesday, Jan 8-Mar 4, 7-7:50pm
AQ018H Wednesday, Sept 26-Dec 12, 4-4:30pm                       Robin Hartnett, Pierce pool, 8wks/$88
AQ019H Wednesday, Sept 26-Dec 12, 4:30-5pm                       AQ129H Wednesday, Jan 9-Mar 5, 7-7:50pm
Winter Session: n/c 2/20                                         Robin Hartnett, Parcells pool, 7wks/$88
Robin Hartnett, Pierce pool, 8wks/$88                            AQ131H Saturday, Jan 12-Mar 15, 9-9:50am
AQ118H Wednesday, Jan 9-Mar 5, 4-4:30pm
AQ119H Wednesday, Jan 9-Mar 5, 4:30-5pm                          INTERMEDIATE AND BEYOND (Levels 5 & 6)
                                                                 Level 5 participants must be able to perform Level 4 skills
BEGINNER CLASSES (Levels 2 & 3)                                  (standing front dive, 40yds front crawl with rotary breathing,
This beginner course covers basic swimming skills such as        40yds back crawl, 20yds elementary backstroke).
front and back crawl. Participants must be at least 6 years      Participants in Level 6 will refine skills and prepare for
old and be able to use kickboards. Level 3 swimmers must         advanced courses. Preliminary test first night.
be able to swim width of the pool without assistance.            Autumn Session:
Autumn Session: n/c 10/31, 11/21, 11/24                          Christopher Roosen, Pierce pool, 10wks/$110
Christopher Roosen, Pierce pool, 10wks/$110                      AQ032H Monday, Sept 24-Nov 26, 8-9pm (Level 5)
AQ020H Monday, Sept 24-Nov 26, 5-5:50pm (Level 2)                AQ033H Tuesday, Sept 25-Nov 27, 8-9pm (Level 5)
AQ021H Monday, Sept 24-Nov 26, 6-6:50pm (Level 3)                Robin Hartnett, Pierce pool, 8wks/$88
AQ022H Tuesday, Sept 25-Nov 27, 5-5:50pm (Level 2)               AQ034H Thursday, Sept 27-Nov 15, 7:30-8:30pm (Level 6)
AQ023H Tuesday, Sept 25-Nov 27, 6-6:50pm (Level 3)               Winter Session: n/c 1/21, 2/18, 2/19, 2/21
Robin Hartnett, Pierce pool, 10wks/$110                          Christopher Roosen, Pierce pool, 8wks/$88
AQ024H Wednesday, Sept 26-Dec 12, 5-5:50pm (Level 2)             AQ132H Monday, Jan 7-Mar 10, 8-9pm (Level 5)
AQ025H Wednesday, Sept 26-Dec 12, 6-6:50pm (Level 3)             AQ133H Tuesday, Jan 8-Mar 4, 8-9pm (Level 5)
Robin Hartnett, Parcells pool, 10wks/$125                        Robin Hartnett, Pierce pool, 8wks/$88
AQ026H Sat, Sept 29-Dec 8, 11-11:50am (Levels 2 & 3)             AQ134H Thursday, Jan 10-Mar 6, 7:30-8:30pm (Level 6)
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BEGINNING COMPETITIVE SWIMMING (6-12 yrs.)                      OPEN SWIMS
Stroke technique and work on starts and turns will be           Open swims are conducted at the Parcells pool. Swimmers
emphasized. Participants must be able to swim 25 yards          of all ages are welcome; swim diapers allowed if not toilet
with their faces in the water (breathing to the side only).     trained. In addition, all children must be supervised during
Autumn Session: n/c 11/23                                       open swims. No swimming or diving instruction is provided.
                                                                (See pool rules on page 6.) Drop-in fee: $6 per person.
Christopher Roosen, Parcells pool, 10wks/$110
AQ040H Friday, Sept 28-Dec 7, 5-6pm                             Autumn Session: n/c 11/23, 11/24
AQ041H Friday, Sept 28-Dec 7, 6-7pm                             Parcells pool, 10wks (swim Friday and/or Saturday)
Winter Session: n/c 2/15, 2/22                                     $30 per person or $60 per family*(or $6 drop-in fee)
Christopher Roosen, Parcells pool, 7wks/$77                     AQ090H Friday, Sept 28-Dec 7, 7-8:30pm and
AQ140H Friday, Jan 11-Mar 7, 5-6pm                                          Saturday, Sept 29-Dec 8, 1-2pm
AQ141H Friday, Jan 11-Mar 7, 6-7pm                              Winter Session: n/c 1/18, 1/19, 2/15, 2/16, 2/22, 2/23
                                                                Parcells pool, 7wks (swim Friday and/or Saturday)
SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING (Grades 3-8)                                 $30 per person or $60 per family* (or $6 drop-in fee)
      This water ballet program is designed for girls           AQ190H Friday, Jan 11-Mar 14, 7-8:30pm and
         interested in learning synchronized swimming                       Saturday, Jan 12-Mar 15, 1-2pm
           techniques. Must be able to swim a length of
          the pool and tread water for five minutes. Black,     * Please list all family members on your registration form.
       one-piece bathing suits are recommended.
                                                                SCUBA DIVING (10 yrs.-adult)
Autumn Session:                                                 This entry-level course provides the knowledge and skills
Robin Hartnett, Pierce pool, 8wks/$88                           necessary to visit the underwater world safely. The class
AQ048H Thursday, Sept 27-Nov 15, 4:30-5:15pm (5-8yrs)           includes academic and confined-water training; open-water
AQ049H Thursday, Sept 27-Nov 15, 4:30-6pm (Gr. 3-8)             training is available at additional cost. Certification is given
Winter Session: n/c 2/21                                        upon successful completion of entire program. Supplies
                                                                and text required at additional cost ($100+); supply list and
Robin Hartnett, Pierce pool, 8wks/$88                           open-water information will be available at the first class.
AQ148H Thursday, Jan 10-Mar 6, 4:30-5:15pm (5-8yrs)
AQ149H Thursday, Jan 10-Mar 6, 4:30-6pm (Gr. 3-8)               Autumn Session:
                                                                Mike Wrubel, North pool & A-109, 6wks/$80
SPECIAL NEEDS SWIM                                              AQ062N Monday, Oct 15-Nov 19, 7-10pm
An instructional and recreational swim program designed         Winter Session: n/c 3/24
for students with mental and/or physical limitations. Family
members are encouraged to swim at no additional charge.         Mike Wrubel, North pool & A-109, 6wks/$80
Non-resident fee ($10) applicable each session.                 AQ162N Monday, Feb 25-Apr 7, 7-10pm
Autumn Session: n/c 11/22                                       BEGINNER CLASS FOR ADULTS
G. Bay, D. Zedan, and staff, Parcells pool, 10wks/no fee        This class teaches basic swimming and water safety skills
AQ068H Thursday, Sept 27-Dec 6, 6-7pm                           for adults with little or no swimming skills.
Winter Session: n/c 2/21                                        Autumn Session: n/c 11/24
G. Bay, D. Zedan, and staff, Parcells pool, 8wks/no fee         Robin Hartnett, Parcells pool, 10wks/$80
AQ168H Thursday, Jan 10-Mar 6, 6-7pm                            AQ051H Saturday, Sept 29-Dec 8, 8-9am
                                                                Winter Session: n/c 1/19, 2/16, 2/23
LIFEGUARD TRAINING                                              Robin Hartnett, Parcells pool, 7wks/$56
Course includes preventive lifeguarding techniques and          AQ151H Saturday, Jan 12-Mar 15, 8-9am
revised equipment rescue procedures. Students must be
at least 15 years old, and they must successfully complete      SENIOR CITIZEN SWIMS
a preliminary swimming test at the first class meeting.         Swim laps, do water exercises, or just relax at the poolside
Professional Rescuer CPR and First Aid certification is         and make friends. Restricted to residents of Grosse Pointe
included in this course. Textbooks and equipment included.      Public School District 60 years of age or older. (Please
Space limited. Sign up now!                                     note that the pool water temperature is approximately
Winter Session: n/c 1/21                                        78°F.) Bonus Tuesday and Thursday classes have
                                                                been added at no additional charge.
Michelle Eickhorst, Pierce pool, 5½ wks/$225
AQ153H M/W, Jan 7-Feb 13, 4:30-8pm                              Autumn Session: n/c 10/31, 11/21, 11/22
                                                                Tim Kennary, Chris Roosen, 10wks/$70
WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR                                         AQ065H M/W (North pool), Sept 24-Dec 5, 2-3pm
Registrants must be 16 years of age by May 19, and have         Bonus: T/Th (Parcells pool), Sept 25-Dec 4, 3-4pm
current Lifeguard Training certification to enroll. Textbooks
are included in class fee.                                      Winter Session: n/c 1/21, 2/18-2/21
Winter/Spring Session: n/c 3/24                                 Tim Kennary, Chris Roosen, 8wks/$56
Diane Zedan, Pierce pool, 10wks/$225                            AQ165H M/W (North pool), Jan 7-Mar 10, 2-3pm
AQ154N Monday, Mar 10-May 19, 6-10pm                            Bonus: T/Th (Parcells pool), Jan 8-Mar 6, 3-4pm
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ADULT LAP SWIMS                                                 SUNRISE SWIM PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS
Lane swimming only. All abilities welcome. Bonus: An            A morning swim is an invigorating way to start your day.
extra half hour of swim time per evening at no additional       Lap swimming only. All swimming abilities welcome.
charge! Please register early.                                  Specify course number, days, and time on registration
Autumn Session: n/c 10/31, 11/21                                form. Please register early.
Staff, North pool, 11wks/$88                                    Autumn Session: n/c 11/22, 11/23
AQ070H M/W, Sept 24-Dec 12, 8-9:30pm                            Tim Kennary, Brownell pool, 11wks/$99
Winter Session: n/c 1/21, 2/18, 2/20                            AQ072H M/W/F, Sept 24-Dec 10, 6-6:30am
Staff, North pool, 8wks/$64                                     AQ074H M/W/F, Sept 24-Dec 10, 6:30-7am
AQ170H M/W, Jan 7-Mar 10, 8-9:30pm                              AQ075H M/W/F, Sept 24-Dec 10, 7-7:30am
                                                                Tim Kennary, Brownell pool, 11wks/$66
AQUA-DYNAMICS                                                   AQ076H T/Th, Sept 25-Dec 11, 6-6:30am
Water workout performed to upbeat music. Exercises are          AQ077H T/Th, Sept 25-Dec 11, 6:30-7am
adaptable to variable fitness levels. Use of added resistance   AQ078H T/Th, Sept 25-Dec 11, 7-7:30am
devices optional. Swimmers and non-swimmers welcome!
Autumn Session: n/c 11/24                                       Winter Session: n/c 1/21, 2/18-2/22
Robin Hartnett, Parcells pool, 10wks/$60                        Tim Kennary, Brownell pool, 8wks/$72
AQ055H Saturday, Sept 29-Dec 8, 10-11am                         AQ172H M/W/F, Jan 7-Mar 10, 6-6:30am
                                                                AQ174H M/W/F, Jan 7-Mar 10, 6:30-7am
Winter Session: n/c 1/19, 2/16, 2/23                            AQ175H M/W/F, Jan 7-Mar 10, 7-7:30am
Robin Hartnett, Parcells pool, 7wks/$42
AQ155H Saturday, Jan 12-Mar 15, 10-11am                         Tim Kennary, Brownell pool, 8wks/$48
                                                                AQ176H T/Th, Jan 8-Mar 6, 6-6:30am
                                                                AQ177H T/Th, Jan 8-Mar 6, 6:30-7am
 Our best wishes go to long-time Swimnastics instructor         AQ178H T/Th, Jan 8-Mar 6, 7-7:30am
 Jackie Beck, who has retired from our aquatics
 program. Our new Swim ‘n’ Stretch class (see below)            SUNRISE MASTERS FOR ADULTS
 offers many of the same benefits as Jackie’s                   An organized workout for serious adult lap swimmers
 Swimnastics program, but the routines and instructor           capable of swimming 20x100 yards at two-minute intervals.
 (Christopher Roosen) are new. We hope you will sign            This workout is limited to eight swimmers.
 up to Swim ‘n’ Stretch with Chris!
                                                                Autumn Session: n/c 11/23
New! SWIM ‘N’ STRETCH                                           Mike O’Connor, North pool, 12wks/$180
An in-the-water exercise program designed                       AQ060H M/W/F, Sept 17-Dec 10, 6-7am
for older adults to tone muscles, increase                      Winter Session: n/c 1/21, 2/18-2/22
range of movement, and relieve stress. Swimmers and non-
swimmers welcome. Pool equipped with ladder only (no lift).     Mike O’Connor, North pool, 8wks/$120
                                                                AQ160H M/W/F, Jan 7-Mar 10, 6-7am
Autumn Session:
Christopher Roosen, Pierce pool, 10wks/$50                      MASTERS WORKOUT FOR ADULTS
AQ080H Tuesday, Sept 25-Nov 27, 4-5pm                           A self-directed workout for serious adult lap swimmers at all
Winter Session: n/c 2/19                                        levels. Please register early.
Christopher Roosen, Pierce pool, 8wks/$40                       Autumn Session: n/c 11/22, 11/24
AQ180H Tuesday, Jan 8-Mar 4, 4-5pm                              Staff, Parcells pool, 10wks/$120
                                                                AQ057H T/Th, Sept 25-Dec 4, 7-8:30pm
 GOOD NEWS, BAD NEWS: The good news is                          Staff, Parcells pool, 10wks/$60
 that the completion of the new South pool, scheduled           AQ059H Saturday, Sept 29-Dec 8, 7-8am
 for August of 2008, will mean that more pool time will
 be available for school and community groups. The              Winter Session: n/c 1/19, 2/16, 2/19, 2/21, 2/23
 bad news is that the current South pool is out of              Staff, Parcells pool, 8wks/$96
 commission, so pool time during the 2007-2008 school           AQ157H T/Th, Jan 8-Mar 6, 7-8:30pm
 year will be at a premium. This means that some of             Staff, Parcells pool, 7wks/$42
 our Community Education programs will be sharing               AQ159H Saturday, Jan 12-Mar 15, 7-8am
 pool time, some will be held at different times or in
 different pools, and one program (Moonlight Swim)
 has been eliminated for the current year.


 RULES FOR SWIMMING ACTIVITIES: Participants must furnish own towels and swimming suits. Jewelry,
 watches, and other valuables may not be brought to the pool. Bring your own lock. Recreational equipment may be
 used only with permission of pool supervisor. Children must be toilet trained or wear swim diapers. (Locker room
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     Beginning and Intermediate Drawing Basics, 6:30-8:30pm, Kathy Cichowski, $80
TUESDAYS
     Intermediate Watercolor, 6:30-9pm, Sue Dalian, $95
WEDNESDAYS
     Beginning Watercolor, 6:30-9pm, Sue Dalian, $95
THURSDAYS
     Beginning and Intermediate Colored Pencil, 6:30-8pm, Faith Lancaster, $80

             All 6-week classes are held at Rainy Day Art & Framing Company,
                        20507 Mack Avenue, Grosse Pointe Woods.
                      Classes begin the week of September 24, 2007
                         and are open to students 12 years to adult.
                               Supply lists available at store.

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COPPER/SILVER ENAMELED JEWELRY                                                      Open to public—stuff a bag, 300+
Have you always wanted to make your own jewelry?                                    items. Tuesday, Thursday 11am-6pm,
Create your own in sterling silver. Start with a “learn the                         Sat. 11am-4pm; 16135 Harper Avenue
basics” project and continue at your own pace. We will                              (corner of Bedford). Birthday parties
show you techniques in silversmithing and copper                                    and group workshops for students and
enameling. Tools and materials to be purchased discussed                            adults to your theme at Arts & Scraps
in first class. Lab fee ($12) is payable to instructor.                             or at your home/location. Complete
Janet Wisner, Brownell C-1, 10wks/$80                           kits for 1 or 25; volunteers needed—groups welcomed!
n/c: 10/31, 11/21, 12/19, 12/26, 2/20                           Call (313) 640-4411 or visit www.ARTSandSCRAPS.org.
AC001P Wed, Sept 19-Dec 5, 7:30-9:30pm (Autumn)
AC101P Wed, Dec 12-Mar 5, 7:30-9:30pm (Winter)
Johanna Diepenhorst, Brownell C-1, 10wks/$80                                  WATER SOLUBLE OIL PAINTING,
n/c: 11/01, 11/22, 12/20, 12/27, 2/21                                         WATERCOLOR, DRAWING & PASTEL
AC002P Th, Sept 20-Dec 6, 4-6pm (Autumn)                                      Learn drawing, shading, composition, color
AC102P Th, Dec 13-Mar 6, 4-6pm (Winter)                           theory, mixing, and texturing techniques (12 yrs.-adult)
                                                                  Wednesdays 10am-12:30pm, Thursdays 6:15-8:45pm,
POTTERY (adults only)                                             Fridays 4:15-5:45pm. Private lessons are available!
This class includes basic wheel-throwing                          Taught by Roselyn Rhodes at the Art Studio,
techniques, hand building, lids, handles,                         17427 Mack Avenue (313) 884-8635 (across from
and glaze techniques. Must have own                               Staples). For information, call Rose at (313) 882-6449.
basic tools (approx. $12). The instructor will provide all
information regarding tools and equipment that are needed.
Materials fee ($45) is payable to instructor the first night.   OIL & PASTEL PAINTING CLASSES:                   Learn the
Register early; limited class size! (Lottery discontinued.)     fundamentals of drawing, color mixing, and composition,
                                                                plus oil, pastel, and watercolor with popular teacher Bette
Tom Szmrecsanyi, South 120, 11wks/$198                          Prudden, member of Grosse Pointe Artists and Portrait
Autumn/Winter Session combined: n/c 10/31, 11/21,               Society of America with over 30 years of teaching
12/19, 12/26, 1/02                                              experience. Portrait workshops are also available! Meet
AC003H Wednesday, Oct 17-Jan 30, 6:30-9:30pm                    Tuesdays or Thursdays, 10am-1pm, or Wednesday
                                                                evenings, 7-9pm, at the Art Studio, 17427 Mack Avenue
                                                                (across from Staples). For information or registration,
                                                                please call (313) 884-8635 or (313) 884-4199.



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                                                                MARK YOUR CALENDARS . . .
                                                                     The Grosse Pointe Community Band
                                                                        cordially invites you to attend
                                                                          these upcoming concerts:
                                                                Winter Concert: Tuesday, November 27, 2007, 8pm
                                                                    Spring Concert: Tuesday, April 22, 2008, 8pm
                                                                   Parcells School Auditorium, 20600 Mack Avenue
                                                                     Grosse Pointe Woods - Admission is free!
                                                                          (To join the band, please see page 14.)
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COMPUTERS SIMPLIFIED                                              OFFICE REFRESHER
                  The first three classes will be a general       In every office, there are those people who know the simple
                  introduction for the absolute beginner!         tricks for getting the most out of the programs they use.
                  Learn word processing, databases, and           This course helps you become one of those people!
                  spreadsheets with hands-on experience.          Refresh your knowledge and learn simple tricks in these
                  The last two classes will help you to           software programs: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.
                  become confident with your new skills.          James Aiello, Parcells 136, 4 classes/$100
Feel free to ask any questions you may have in a relaxed
atmosphere.      If you have been afraid to dive into             Autumn Session:
computers, this is the class for you!                             CM002P T/Th, November 6-15, 7-9pm
James Aiello, Parcells 136, 5 classes/$165                        Winter Session:
Autumn Session:                                                   CM102P T/Th, Jan 29-Feb 7, 7-9pm
CM001P T/Th, October 2-16, 7-9pm
                                                                  INTERNET UPDATE
Winter Session:                                                   Learn the basic “must have” skills to use the Internet easily
CM101P T/Th, January 8-22, 7-9pm                                  and safely. This course includes basic Internet operations,
                                                                  including email, security, and using search engines to find
                                                                  all your information quickly. Expand your knowledge and
See our Special Interest section (page 13)
                                                                  discover what the Internet has to offer!
for our popular class, “Photoshop Elements
Techniques,” which is offered on Monday,                          James Aiello, Parcells 136, 3 classes/$85
October 8, and February 4, from 7:30 to                           Autumn Session:
9:30pm at Parcells School (you must have some                     CM003P T/Th, December 4-11, 7-9pm
experience navigating in Windows). This class is                  Winter Session:
taught by members of the Grosse Pointe Camera Club.               CM103P T/Th, Feb 26-Mar 4, 7-9pm

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New! SPANISH FOR BEGINNERS                                        SPANISH FOR TRAVELERS
This class will introduce you to the Spanish language by          If a trip to Spain, Mexico, or South America is in your
teaching you the basics of Spanish grammar, pronunciation,        future, this class is a “must.” Emphasis will
and sentence structure. Text is Spanish for Gringos,              be on practical, everyday situations and
available for $10.99 at Border’s Books on Kercheval in            survival phrases.      Text is Now You’re
Grosse Pointe (filed under “Community Education” at the           Talking! Spanish in No Time with CD,
cashier counter). No previous experience with Spanish is          available for $16.99 at Border’s Books on
required, but if you have already taken “Spanish for              Kercheval in Grosse Pointe (filed under
Travelers,” this is a great follow-up class for you.              “Community Education” at the cashier
Alexandra Franco, Brownell B-5, 8wks/$88                          counter). Sign up today!
Autumn Session:                                                   Alexandra Franco, Brownell B-5, 8wks/$88
FL001P Tuesday, Oct 2-Nov 20, 7-9pm                               Autumn Session: n/c 10/31, 11/21
Winter Session: n/c 2/19                                          FL002P Wednesday, Oct 3-Dec 5, 7-9pm
FL101P Tuesday, Jan 15-Mar 11, 7-9pm                              Winter Session: n/c 2/20
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                SECOND-CHANCE DECORATING                          BUILDER’S PRE-LICENSE SEMINAR
                These popular classes are offered with new        This class gives you the information you need to know to
                ideas and new projects to rejuvenate your         pass the state residential builder’s license exam. Designed
                living spaces!                                    for those seeking a builder’s license to build their own
                Cindy Pangborn, Brownell C-5A, 7-9pm                            homes, investors, or building trades people
                                                                                    who want to work legally, it covers builder’s
BEST CHRISTMAS EVER                                                                 laws, codes and math, blue print reading,
Learn exciting tricks of the trade to pull your house together                      and construction lien law, as well as
for Christmas! Discover eye-catching ways to make old                               business questions. Bring a hand-held
decorations look new again. Delicious holiday recipes and                           non-programmable calculator and a
entertaining tips are included to help you make this the best     highlighter to class. Text fee of $20 is payable to instructor.
Christmas ever!
HG001P Wednesday, October 10, 7-9pm, $20 (Autumn)                 Oakland Builders Inst. staff, Brownell B-1, 2wks/$199
                                                                  Autumn Session:
ORGANIZE YOUR HOME                                                HG006P T/Th, Sept 25-Oct 4, 6-10pm
Is your mess a candidate for “Mission: Organization”? Do
you need a “Clean Sweep”? Learn how to clear out your             Winter Session:
clutter, organize your home, and start living the way you         HG106P M/W, February 4-13, 6-10pm
always wanted to live!
HG002P Wednesday, October 17, 7-9pm, $20 (Autumn)                 WINDOW RESTORATION AND REPAIR
HG102P Wednesday, February 6, 7-9pm, $20 (Winter)                                 In this “Practical Preservation” workshop,
100 NO-COST WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR HOME                                             Jim Turner, from the Michigan Historic
Don’t miss these great tips and fabulous tricks! This all-new                     Preservation Network (www.mhpn.org), will
class includes personalized problem solving for your space,                       show you, through a helpful hands-on
including a “remix” plan like those seen on HGTV.                                 demonstration, how to repair and restore
HG003P Wednesday, October 24, 7-9pm, $20 (Autumn)                                 your home’s aging wood or steel windows.
HG103P Wednesday, February 13, 7-9pm, $20 (Winter)                Learn how to maintain and improve energy efficiency while
                                                                  protecting your home’s historic integrity. Costs less than
New! GET GUTSY!                                                   replacement windows!
Take a fresh look at your life and get motivated to tackle the    Jim Turner, Mich. Historic Preservation Network, $100
things that are weighing you down. Whether it’s paying your       Autumn Session: Barnes 108
bills, dealing with difficult people, losing weight, overcoming
procrastination, or any other obstacle that’s preventing you      HG007P Monday, November 5, 6:30-9:30pm
from being the best you can be, this class will motivate you      Winter Session: Barnes 205-A
to take charge of your life and give you proven techniques for    HG107P Wednesday, February 6, 6:30-9:30pm
solving your problems.
HG004P Wednesday, November 7, 7-9pm, $20 (Autumn)
HG104P Wednesday, February 27, 7-9pm, $20 (Winter)                            Please save this brochure
BEST SUMMER EVER                                                        for future reference and registration.
Plan now! Learn exciting tricks of the trade (including
painting concrete rugs!) for decorating your outdoor living
                                                                         Both Autumn 2007 and Winter 2008
spaces. Sign up now and have your best summer ever!                       classes are listed in this edition.
HG005P Wednesday, March 5, 7-9pm, $20 (Winter)
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BALLROOM DANCING                                                   PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS TECHNIQUES
This class, designed for the absolute beginner, will focus         This class will cover the basics of editing digital images
on Beginning Salsa and Beginning West Coast Swing                  using Photoshop Elements. Topics covered will include
during the autumn session and Beginning Partner-Style              sizing image for printing versus emailing, cropping, color
Disco Hustle and Beginning Rumba during                            balance, adjusting brightness levels, using layers, repairing
the winter session. (Other dances and                              damaged photos, and creating panoramic photos. Must
different types of music used in ballroom                          have some experience navigating in Windows.
dancing will be discussed.) Get ready for                          Mike Florian, Paul Rizzo, Parcells 136, $20
your next wedding or other special event
in a relaxed atmosphere! No tennis or                              Autumn Session:
rubber-soled shoes. Shoes with a leather                           SN006P Monday, October 8, 7:30-9:30pm
bottom work best. You do not need to                               Winter Session:
register with a partner.
                                                                   SN106P Monday, February 4, 7:30-9:30pm
Michael Derscha, Maire gym, 6wks/$45
Autumn Session: n/c 10/31                                          OWNER DOG OBEDIENCE (dogs 6 mos. & up)
SN001P Wednesday, Oct 3-Nov 14, 8:15-9:15pm                        This course, conducted by the Southern Michigan
Winter Session:                                                    Obedience Training Club and based on American Kennel
SN101P Wednesday, Jan 9-Feb 13, 8:15-9:15pm                        Club novice obedience exercises, trains dogs of any
                                                                   ancestry to be more enjoyable pets.           This is best
                                                                   accomplished by establishing a fair and consistent working
BICYCLE REPAIR                                                     relationship. You and your dog will have fun learning to
Find out how to keep your bike in top condition from               become a team! Minors are invited to attend with a
           season to season. Bring your bike and learn             registered adult who must remain in attendance.
           to make minor repairs, such as adjusting                Owners (handlers) must be at least 12 years old, and the
           brakes and gears, fixing flat tires, and doing                             dog at least 6 months old. All dogs
           simple wheel maintenance.                                                   must have current vaccinations;
         John Trexler, North B-105, $20                                               please bring proof of vaccination to first
SN002P Tuesday, October 16, 7-9pm (Autumn)                                          class. Use outside gym entrance only.
                                                                                     Required: six-foot leather lead and
SN102P Tuesday, February 5, 7-9pm (Winter)                                           appropriately-sized training collar.
                                                                   Catherine Heffner, Monteith gym, 10wks/$75
UNDERSTANDING WILLS & TRUSTS
This seminar will teach how wills and trusts are important to      Autumn Session: n/c 11/05 (see box below)
your overall estate plan and how to protect your assets to         SN007P Monday, Sept 24-Dec 3, 7-8pm
avoid cost of probate. Learn how to maximize your estate           SN107P Monday, Sept 24-Dec 3, 8-9pm
value and ensure your plans are not altered.                       Winter Session: n/c 1/21, 2/18, 3/24 (see box below)
Richard Backoff, Barnes 108, 2wks/$40 (includes spouse)            SN008P Monday, Jan 7-Mar 31, 7-8pm
                                                                   SN108P Monday, Jan 7-Mar 31, 8-9pm
SN003P Wednesday, October 17-24, 7-9pm (Autumn)
SN103P Wednesday, February 6-13, 7-9pm (Winter)
                                                                     Do not bring dogs (6 mos. & up) to first class. One
UNDERSTANDING LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE                               combined orientation for each session held first
This insurance is not only for seniors but                           night of class at 7pm. Bring proof of vaccination.
should be considered by people in their
50’s. Learn how it can pay for assisted
living, nursing homes, and provide for                             PUPPY CLASS (puppies under 6 mos.)
at-home care. Discuss your needs and                               Southern Michigan Obedience Training Club offers this
elements of a good long-term care policy                           class for puppies approximately 3-5 months of age. Help
and how it can be funded. You will learn                           your new “best friend” develop the good habits he needs in
what Medicare covers and the requirements for Medicaid.            order to become a valued member of your family circle.
Richard T. Backoff, Barnes 108, $20 (includes spouse)              Socialization, introduction to obedience, grooming, and
SN004P Monday, October 29, 7-8pm (Autumn)                          problem-solving are offered. Bring your puppy with a
                                                                   buckle collar, six-foot leather leash, and shot records
SN104P Monday, March 3, 7-8pm        (Winter)                      (required!) to first class. No orientation; please bring
                                                                   puppies first night. Minors are invited to attend with a
PROTECTING ASSTS FROM NURSING HOME COSTS                           registered adult who must remain in attendance. Use
Don’t let nursing home costs destroy your life savings and         outside gym entrance.
personal assets! Learn about exempt assets, countable              Rhonda Miller, Monteith gym, 6wks/$75
assets, unavailable assets, and steps needed to protect
your assets. If you are faced with paying nursing home             Autumn Session: n/c 11/06
costs either for yourself or a loved one, this class is for you!   SN009P Tuesday, Oct 9-Nov 20, 7-8pm
                                                                   SN109P Tuesday, Oct 9-Nov 20, 8-9pm
Richard T. Backoff, Barnes 108, $20 (includes spouse)
SN005P Wednesday, November 7, 7-8pm (Autumn)                       Winter Session: n/c 2/19
                                                                   SN010P Tuesday, Jan 29-Mar 11, 7-8pm
SN105P Wednesday, February 27, 7-8pm (Winter)                      SN110P Tuesday, Jan 29-Mar 11, 8-9pm
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PSYCHIC ADVENTURES (must be 18yrs. or older)                   COIN COLLECTING FOR FUN AND PROFIT
For centuries man has been fascinated with the unknown         Learn all about the hobby of coin collecting! Topics include
and unexplained. Here is your chance to                        how to determine value, what coins have a good chance to
make the “psychic connection” through                          increase in value, different ways to form a collection,
three different disciplines during three                       grading services, mistakes people make when buying and
incredible weeks.                                              selling coins, storage methods, sources for research, future
                                                               of the hobby, and information about precious metals.
Autumn Session:                                                Instructor Bill Ewald travels throughout North
• Messages from a Palmist (September 26):                      America as a dealer and lecturer and has won
Messages of past, present, and future all in the palm of       numerous awards.
your hand. A reader will demonstrate the “techniques” of       Bill Ewald, Barnes 108, $20
palm reading.                                                  Autumn Session:
• Messages from the Spirit World (October 3):                  SN012P Tuesday, October 9, 7-9pm
An evening of messages from your spirit guides, friends        Winter Session:
and loved ones; “proof” that the spirit plane does exist and   SN112P Tuesday, March 4, 7-9pm
can communicate with us.
• Spend an Evening with a Psychic (October 10):                GROSSE POINTE COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND
If you always wanted to meet a real psychic, this is your                Come and share your talents with people who
chance. Share an evening of mystery as a professional                    simply enjoy playing their instruments.
reader demonstrates her psychic powers. A thought-                        Musicians of high school age through senior
provoking evening. A night to be remembered.                              citizens welcome! Attendance is required. All
Do Something Different staff, North B-107, 3wks/$56                       band instruments are welcomed.
                                                                          You’ll be surprised at how much
SN011P Wednesday, Sept 26-Oct 10, 7-9pm                        you remember! Must be able to read music.
Winter Session:                                                Carl Stone, Brownell band room,
                                                               10wks/$40
• Spend an Evening with a Psychic (January 22):                Autumn Session:
If you always wanted to meet a real psychic, this is your
chance. Share an evening of mystery as a professional          SN013H Tuesday, Sept 25-Nov 27, 7:30-9pm
reader demonstrates her psychic powers. A thought-             Concert Rehearsal, Parcells stage, Mon., Nov. 26, 7:30pm
provoking evening. A night to be remembered.
                                                               Concert at Parcells Auditorium, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 8pm
• Future Predictions (January 29):
Everyone would like to know what’s ahead. Will I be            Carl Stone, Brownell band room, 14wks/$56
moving? Will this be the time for my big job change? What
                                                               Winter/Spring Session combined: n/c 2/19, 3/25
about my personal life? Get your startling predictions.
• Have a Talk with your Angel (February 5):                    SN113H Tuesday, Jan 8-Apr 22, 7:30-9pm
The time has come to make their presence known. Our            Concert Rehearsal, Parcells stage, Mon., April 21, 7:30pm
psychic will be able to give you messages from your angels     Concert at Parcells Auditorium, Tuesday, April 22, 8pm
providing you with the information they so lovingly want you
to know about them. Find out why and how they can assist
you in any area of your life. An opportunity to ask the
angels questions will be part of this exciting session.
Do Something Different staff, North B-107, 3wks/$56
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SN111P Tuesday, Jan 22-Feb 5, 7-9pm                                              Our sincere condolences go to the
                                                                                 family of Lewis “Jack” Alden, our
                                                                                 Reading     Roundtable       discussion
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                                                               leader and a long-time Grosse Pointe resident who
    Psychic Adventure classes, which are presented in
    community education departments of school                  died this summer at the age of 82. In addition to his
    districts throughout southeastern Michigan, are            role as book discussion leader for Grosse Pointe
    offered for demonstrative and entertainment                Community Education, Jack was an active member
    purposes only.                                             of other discussion groups in the community, including
                                                               those sponsored by the Senior Men’s Club and the
    These classes do not, and are not intended to,             Grosse Pointe Public Library. His love of literature and
    represent a spiritual or religious service.                his insights into authors and their works enriched the
    The ideas and opinions presented by Psychic                lives of the many readers who were privileged to know
    Adventure instructors are solely their own ideas           him. He will be deeply missed.
    and opinions and do not represent the views of the                     I always imagined that Paradise
    Grosse Pointe Public School System or the Grosse                           would be a kind of library.
    Pointe Board of Education.
                                                                             (Jorge Luis Borges, 1899-1986)
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    Prenatal Yoga                                 Bootcamp                                     Fat Burning Pilates
    Sat. 9:00 a.m.-10 weeks                       Thurs. 7:30 p.m.-10 weeks                    Wed. 10:00 a.m.-10 weeks
    Open pelvis muscles reduce pressure           This class is a full body workout in 1       Fusion of calorie burning cardio &
    on ligaments, eases back pain & sends         hour. All fitness components included;       Pilates based toning to maximize fat
    baby increased oxygen & endorphins.           cardiovascular resistance & stretching!      burning, especially around the waist.
    Session 1: Sep. 22 – Nov. 24                  Session 1: Sep. 20 – Nov. 22                 Session 1: Sep. 19 – Nov. 21
    Session 2: Jan. 12 – Mar. 15                  Session 2: Jan. 17 – Mar. 20                 Session 2: Jan. 16 – Mar. 19

    Tumbling Tots                                 Mom-Tot Tumbling ages 12-23                  Belly Dance
    Mon. 9:00 a.m.-10 weeks                       months Wed. 9:00 a.m.-10 weeks               Mon. 6:30 p.m.-10 weeks
    Your child will be introduced to easy         This class is great for you & your           Belly dance is one of the most
    gymnastics, dance, and having lots of         enthusiastic, energetic toddler. Little      ancient and evolved forms of dance
    fun. (Ages: 2 – 4 years old).                 ones can run, tumble, & try out              in the world. This is a fun way to
    Session 1: Sep. 17 – Nov. 19                  equipment they see big kids using.           increase your metabolism.
    Session 2: Jan. 14 – Mar. 17                  One parent must accompany each tot.          Session 1: Sep. 17 – Nov. 19
                                                  Session 1: Sep. 19 – Nov. 21                 Session 2: Jan. 14 – Mar. 17
                                                  Session 2: Jan. 16 – Mar. 19
    Yoga/Pilates Synergy
    You will develop a long, lean body, w/
    this workout which relieves stress,
    creates better balance, & helps you           Pilates and Glutes
    lose weight.                                  A combination of the most effective
    Tues. 6:30 p.m.-10 weeks                      core conditioning exercises that target
    Session 1: Sep. 18 – Nov. 20                  the abs & lower body. Burn fat, build
    Session 2: Jan. 15 – Mar. 18                  strength, & tone the body & stomach!
                                                  Mon. 10:00 a.m.-10 weeks
    Thurs. 6:30 p.m-10 weeks                      Session 1: Sep. 17 – Nov. 19
    Session 1: Sep. 20 – Nov. 22                  Session 2: Jan. 14 – Mar. 17
    Session 2: Jan. 17 – Mar. 20
    Sat. 10:00 a.m.-10 weeks                      Mon. 7:30 p.m.-10 weeks
    Session 1: Sep. 22 – Nov. 24                  Session 1: Sep. 17 - Nov. 19
    Session 2: Jan. 12 – Mar. 15                  Session 2: Jan. 14 – Mar. 17

              **MATS ARE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE FROM INSTRUCTOR FOR $25 EACH**
                     Fitness Rx, Strengthening Body, Mind and Spirit with Yoga, Pilates and More              ........
                                                Servicing Michigan for over 11 years.
       Registrations may be called in to 248 488 9830. If the session has already started, we will pro rate
                       the session fee. There are no refunds on Fitness Rx packages.
                    www.fitnessrxonline.com info@fitnessrxonline.com fax 248 488 9828
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                                                                  AEROBIC DANCING BY JACKI SORENSEN
  Fitness Factory Classes: Sign up for more than one                          This program is a complete fitness workout that
  class within a session and receive a “quantity” discount!                    includes abdominal work, light weight training
  One class per session: $69; two classes: $116;                               and simple dance routines choreographed to a
  three classes: $158; four classes: $199.                                    wide variety of music. Aerobic dancing will firm
                                                                              your body, strengthen your cardiovascular
  NOTE: You may attend only those classes for which you                       system, reduce stress, and increase your
  have registered and paid.                                       energy level. Bring an exercise mat, fixed-end hand
                                                                  weights (1-5 lbs), and Velcro-closing ankle weights
ABS, GLUTES AND THIGH BLASTER                                     (optional). No make-ups.
This focused training class concentrates on abs, lower            Martha Popovich, Ferry gym, 10½ wks/$112
back, glutes, and legs to tone and strengthen mid-section         Autumn Session: n/c 10/31, 11/12, 11/14, 11/19, 11/21
and lower body.       Warm up, work targeted muscles              SP007P M/W, Sept 17-Dec 12, 6:45-7:45pm
(including intense abdominal conditioning), and finish with a
refreshing stretch. Bring mat and water. See box above            Martha Popovich, Ferry gym, 9½ wks/$101
for special rate information!                                     Winter Session: n/c 1/21, 2/18, 2/20
Fitness Factory, Maire gym, 10wks, 6:45-7:45pm                    SP107P M/W, Jan 7-Mar 19, 6:45-7:45pm
Autumn Session: n/c 10/31, 11/05, 11/21
SP001P Monday, Sept 24-Dec 3                                      ASHTANGA YOGA (short form) - SUNRISE
SP002P Wednesday, Sept 26-Dec 12                                  Foundations of breathing, sun salutations, and basic
Winter Session: n/c 1/21, 2/18, 2/20, 3/24                        postures are developed in this class. This practice builds
SP101P Monday, Jan 7-Mar 31                                       an internal heat that purifies the mind and body by linking
SP102P Wednesday, Jan 9-Mar 19                                    breath and movement. Classes are performed in bare feet;
                                                                  mat is required (available from instructor for $20).
MAT PILATES                                                       Cheryl Koch, Barnes gym, 12wks/$132
This intensive mat workout enhances posture,                      Autumn Session: n/c 11/06, 11/22
flexibility, endurance, and balance while toning and firming      SP008P T/Th, Sept 18-Dec 13, 6:15-7am
your powerhouse (core). Don’t be fooled – this is a
challenging workout – but you will love the results! Pilates      Cheryl Koch, Barnes gym, 8wks/$88
is great for all fitness levels and ages. Wear comfortable        Winter Session: n/c 2/19, 2/21
clothing; bring mat and light hand weights. See box above         SP108P T/Th, Jan 8-Mar 6, 6:15-7am
for special rate information!
Fitness Factory, Ferry gym, 9wks, 6:30-7:30pm                     VINYASA YOGA
                                                                  A vigorous heat-building dynamic flow of breath and
Autumn Session: n/c 11/6, 11/22                                   movement providing a cardio-intensive, strengthening
SP003P Tuesday, Sept 25-Nov 27                                    workout. Induces relaxation, burns calories, retains bone
SP004P Thursday, Sept 27-Nov 29                                   density, and improves flexibility.  All levels welcome.
Winter Session: n/c 2/19, 2/21                                    Classes performed in bare feet; mat required (available
SP103P Tuesday, Jan 8-Mar 11                                      from instructor for $20).
SP104P Thursday, Jan 10-Mar 13                                    Cheryl Koch, Barnes gym, 12wks/$99
TOTAL BODY CONDITIONING                                           Autumn Session: n/c 11/06, 11/22
Tone and build muscle to burn more calories for safe, fast        SP009P Tuesday, Sept 18-Dec 11, 7:15-8:15pm
results with this joint-friendly training program. Strength       SP109P Thursday, Sept 20-Dec 13, 7:15-8:15pm
training segments alternate with brief aerobic intervals to       Cheryl Koch, Barnes gym, 8wks/$66
burn fat, build bone, sculpt, and strengthen. Great for all
fitness levels. Bring mat, light weights (3-5 lbs.), and water.   Winter Session: n/c 2/19, 2/21
See box above for special rate information!                       SP010P Tuesday, Jan 8-Mar 4, 7:15-8:15pm
                                                                  SP110P Thursday, Jan 10-Mar 6, 7:15-8:15pm
Fitness Factory, Barnes and Monteith, 10wks, 7-8pm
Autumn Session: Barnes gym, n/c 11/5
SP005P Monday, Sept 24-Dec 3                                      SPECIAL NEEDS OFFERINGS
Autumn Session: Monteith gym, n/c 10/31, 11/21                              Community Education offers the following special
SP006P Wednesday, Sept 26-Dec 12                                             needs programs: Special Needs Swimming for
                                                                               all family members at Parcells School
Winter Session: Barnes gym, n/c 1/21, 2/18, 3/24                               Thursday evenings (page 5), My Chance to
SP105P Monday, Jan 7-Mar 31                                       Dance at Barnes School (6yrs to adult) on Wednesdays
Winter Session: Monteith gym, n/c 2/20                            (page 22), Yoga (12yrs to adult) offered at Barnes School
SP106P Wednesday, Jan 9-Mar 19                                    on Mondays from 6:30-7pm (page 22), and
                                                                  Indoor Rowing (10yrs to adult) now held at the
                                                                               Grosse Pointe Hunt Club on
    Sign up for more than one Fitness Factory class and
                                                                                   Friday evenings (page 23).
          take advantage of a “quantity discount”
                (see rate information above).
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BASKETBALL (18 yrs. & up)
Our adult basketball programs (no instruction) are designed
                                                                             INDOOR ROWING (sunrise & evening)
                                                                               An aerobic exercise class for the busy,
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to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for players of                       fitness-minded adult interested in developing
all abilities. Rough play (including slam-dunking), unsafe                        back, chest, shoulders, abdomen, and
                    behavior, or disruption of the group's       legs. All levels are invited to participate in workout, which
                     playing enjoyment is prohibited. All        uses state-of-the-art Concept II Indoor Rowing Ergometers.
                     games are recreational with no              Coaches from Friends of Detroit Rowing will run workouts.
                    officials. Sign up early to reserve your     New Location: All rowing classes are now being held
                   spot! Bonus: Three free classes are           at the Grosse Pointe Hunt Club, 655 Cook Road,
                   included in class fee! No make-ups.           Grosse Pointe Woods (register with Community Ed).

Mike McCann, Brownell gym, 20wks/$119                            Tom Cullen, G.P. Hunt Club, 12wks/$108 (sunrise)
                                                                 Autumn Session: n/c 10/31, 11/21-11/23
Autumn/Winter: n/c 9/25, 12/18, 12/25, 1/01, 2/19                SP017P M/W/F, Sept 17-Dec 14, 6-6:30am
SP011N Tuesday, Sept 18-Mar 4, 8-10pm                            SP018P M/W/F, Sept 17-Dec 14, 6:30-7am
                                                                 SP019P T/Th, Sept 18-Dec 11, 6:30-7am ($72-new class)
D. Landuyt/T. Lopiccolo, Monteith gym, 19wks/$112
Autumn/Winter: n/c 10/31, 11/21, 12/19, 12/26, 2/20              Tom Cullen, G.P. Hunt Club, 8wks/$72 (sunrise)
SP012N Wednesday, Sept 26-Mar 5, 8:15-10:15pm                    Winter Session: n/c 1/21, 2/18-2/22
                                                                 SP117P M/W/F, Jan 14-Mar 17, 6-6:30am
Dan Sullivan, Defer gym, 20wks/$119                              SP118P M/W/F, Jan 14-Mar 17, 6:30-7am
Autumn/Winter: n/c 11/22, 12/20, 12/27, 2/21                     SP119P T/Th, Jan 15-Mar 13, 6:30-7am ($48-new class)
SP013N Thursday, Sept 27-Mar 6, 8:30-10:30pm                     D. Brescoll, G.P. Hunt Club, 12wks/$72 (advanced)
                                                                 Autumn Session: n/c 10/31, 11/21
VOLLEYBALL (18 yrs. & up)                                        SP020P M/W, Sept 17-Dec 12, 6:30-7pm
A fun-filled activity for adult men and                          SP021P M/W, Sept 17-Dec 12, 7:15-7:45pm
women. No formal instruction is provided;                        D. Brescoll, G.P. Hunt Club, 8wks/$48 (advanced)
new teams are selected each night.                               Winter Session: n/c 1/21, 2/18, 2/20
Games are recreational, and are played                           SP120P M/W, Jan 14-Mar 17, 6:30-7pm
under relaxed rules with no officials. Bonus: Two free           SP121P M/W, Jan 14-Mar 17, 7:15-7:45pm
classes are included in class fee! No make-ups.
Chris Cassidy, Parcells girls’ gym, 20wks/$144                   Dick Bell, G.P. Hunt Club, 12wks/$72 (beginner)
Autumn/Winter: n/c 12/17, 12/24, 12/31, 1/21, 2/18               Autumn Session: n/c 11/22
                                                                 SP022P T/Th, Sept 18-Dec 11, 6:30-7pm
SP014H Monday, Sept 17-Mar 3, 8-10pm                             SP023P T/Th, Sept 18-Dec 11, 7:15-7:45pm

New! INTRODUCTION TO GOLF                                        Dick Bell, G.P. Hunt Club, 8wks/$48 (beginner)
Learn all about golf, from grip, stance, and swing               Winter Session: n/c 2/19, 2/21
fundamentals to the basics of the long game (driver and          SP122P T/Th, Jan 15-Mar 13, 6:30-7pm
irons) and the short game (pitching, chopping, and putting).     SP123P T/Th, Jan 15-Mar 13, 7:15-7:45pm
This great introduction to the game will teach you skills that
you can enjoy throughout your life. Bring your own clubs if      SELF-DEFENSE FOR WOMEN
you have them; we will provide clubs if you need them.           Learn to act in stressful situations rather than being
Dress comfortably and wear tennis shoes.                         controlled by them. Class is held in combination with the
Bob Beyer, Trombly gym, 4 classes/$150                           Sanchin-Ru Family Karate class to help each participant
                                                                 have the opportunity to experience what she is learning in a
n/c 11/21, 2/20
                                                                 variety of situations. Visit www.sanchinsystems.com.
SP015P Wednesday, Nov 7-Dec 5, 7-8pm (Autumn)
SP115P Wednesday, Feb 6-Mar 5, 7-8pm (Winter)                    Sanchin Systems staff, Monteith gym, 10wks/$72
                                                                 Autumn Session: n/c 11/22
Bob Beyer, Mason gym, 4 classes/$150                             SP024P Thursday, Sept 27-Dec 6, 7:30-8:30pm
SP016P T/Th, October 16-25, 7-8pm (Autumn)
SP116P T/Th, January 8-17, 7-8pm (Winter)                        Winter Session: n/c 2/21, 3/20, 3/27
                                                                 SP124P Thursday, Jan 10-Apr 3, 7:30-8:30pm

           Grosse Pointe Community Education is again
                                                                 FENCING (7 yrs.-adult) Five-week classes in foil and
          offering Junior Golf (K-5) at Trombly and Mason        saber fencing offered by Grosse Pointe Fencing Club at
          Schools in the autumn and winter. For more             the Neighborhood Club, 17150 Waterloo. Wear exercise
         information, see Youth & Parents, page 24.              clothing; all equipment provided. Mon & Wed; Beginners
                                                                 (first time fencing) 6:15-7pm, Inter. 7-7:45pm, Advanced
                                                                 7:45-8:45pm, fee $60. Adults/open fencing Mon only 8:45-
 REMEMBER . . . to save this brochure for future                 9:30pm, $40. (Sept 10-Oct 10) (Oct 15-Nov 14) (Nov 26-
 reference and registration. Both Autumn 2007 and                Dec 19) (Jan 7-Feb 6) (Feb 11-Mar 12). Instructors: Jerzy
 Winter 2008 classes are listed in this edition.                 Radz, head coach Wayne State University, David Foley.
                                                                 Call 823-8919 to register. More info at gpfencers.com.
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                    Boating Safety Classes
    Sponsored by the Grosse Pointe Power Squadron
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               operation, and basic piloting.
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The Power Squadron Boating Course is a 10-week                                                     




comprehensive course on seamanship, boat handling,                     
navigational rules, state and federal regulations, compass                         
usage, and an introduction to charting using the Lake St.
Clair Chart. The fall class begins September 10, 2007, and                              
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the winter class begins January 07, 2008. The classes begin                
at 7pm at Grosse Pointe North High School’s Cafeteria. $60
first family member, $45 for each additional family
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member. Contact the Grosse Pointe Power Squadron                                         
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Hotline 313-418-5911 or visit www.gpps-d9.org.                                  
The Grosse Pointe Power Squadron will offer the                                   
following seminars and class at the Grosse Pointe Farms                                            
Pier Park: Onboard Weather Forecasting, How to Use a                       
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GPS, How to Read a Nautical Chart, How to Use a
VHF/DSC Marine Radio. The fee is $40 per seminar. An 8-                        
hour Squadron Boating Class will also be offered beginning                          
September 10, 2007, at 7:30pm. $40 first family member,                         
$20 each additional family member. The seminars and                                                
boating class are open to non-residents of Grosse Pointe                         
Farms. Please call the Grosse Pointe Farms Recreation
Department at 313-343-2405 to register.                                                
 THESE COURSES MEET STATE SPECIFIC AND NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE         
   BOATING LAW ADMINISTRATORS REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATION.              
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                                                                                          GROSSE POINTE
                                                                                           SKATING CLUB
                                                                                                 (5 yrs. to adult)
                                                                              Located at Grosse Pointe Community Rink
                                                                                            4831 Canyon
                                                                             (behind Lochmoor Jeep dealership on Mack
      SWIM STAFF NEEDED                                                                       Avenue)

                                                                       Learn the basic skills of ice skating in a fun
Certified swim instructors and lifeguards                              atmosphere! Own skates & helmets required.
are needed throughout the school year
                                                                                           Fall Classes
      for the Community Education                                        Wednesdays: September 26 – November 14
            aquatics program.                                                          4-5pm / 8 weeks / $80
                                                                           Saturdays: September 29 – November 17
     If interested, please contact:                                                   9-10am / 8 weeks / $80
                                                                       Call for registration information by September 22.
  Department of Community Education
     Grosse Pointe Public Schools                                                             Winter Classes
                                                                               Wednesdays: November 28 – January 30
        20090 Morningside Drive                                                   4-5pm / 8 weeks / $80 (n/c Dec 19 & 26)
   Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236                                                  Saturdays: December 1 – February 2
                                                                                 9-10am / 8 weeks / $80 (n/c Dec 22 & 29)
                 Office hours:                                             Call for registration information by November 17.
                Monday-Friday                                                     Call Theresa (586) 775-4642 or
              9am-noon and 1-4pm                                             Alexis (313) 886-5252 (10am-8pm) for
             Phone: (313) 432-3880                                         additional information between 10am-8pm.
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                                               800) 256-9559 or (586) 677-3881

                       Call Courtesy Driving School for tuition and registration information.
                    Community Education does not take registrations for Courtesy Driving School.

    Classes Held at: Grosse Pointe North High School (GPN), 707 Vernier Road, Grosse Pointe Woods
                     Grosse Pointe South High School (GPS), 11 Grosse Pointe Boulevard, Grosse Pointe Farms

        SEGMENT I (3 1/2wks): 24hrs lecture, 6hrs driving         SEGMENT II (3 days): 6hrs lecture (defensive driving), $35
        Teen Classes Start:                                        Teen Classes Meet:
        GPN     Sept 10-27       M, T, W, Th    3:30-5:30pm        GPS      Oct 3, 8, 10         W, M, W       3:30-5:30pm
        GPS     Oct 1-25         M, T, W, Th    3:30-5:30pm        GPN      Nov 1, 6, 8          Th, T, Th     5:30-7:30pm
        GPN     Oct 29-Nov 19    M, T, W, Th    3:30-5:30pm        GPS      Dec 10, 12, 17       M, W, M       3:30-5:30pm
        GPS     Nov 26-Dec 19    M, T, W, Th    3:30-5:30pm        GPN      Jan 9, 14, 16        W, M, W       5:30-7:30pm
        GPN     Jan 3-18         M, T, W, Th    3:30-5:30pm        GPS      Jan 28, 30, Feb 4    M, W, M       5:30-7:30pm
        GPS     Jan 23-Feb 13    M, T, W, Th    3:30-5:30pm        GPN      Mar 7, 12, 14        F, W, F       3:30-5:30pm
        GPN     Feb 25-Mar 18    M, T, W, Th    3:30-5:30pm        GPS      April 4, 8, 10       F, T, Th      3:30-5:30pm
                   Certified Road Tests:   Grosse Pointe      First Baptist Church (Mack Avenue, north of Vernier)
                                           St. Clair Shores   Bethel Lutheran Church (Frazho and Little Mack)
                     Segment I - $259 with this ad on registration day only - Expires November 27, 2007.
                    We will beat anyone’s advertised price in your town by $5 when you bring in their ad.
                       Honored for Segment I, Segment II, and Road Tests. Lowest price guaranteed!
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                                 Grosse Pointe Hunt Club Tennis Center



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     655 Cook Road. Grosse Pointe Woods. MI. 48236                                        TennisProCompany@aol.com


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                                  FALL SESSION (15 Weeks: 9/10-12/21)
                                 WINTER SESSION (10 Weeks: 1/07– 3/14)
       PREMIER JUNIOR CLASSES TAUGHT BY U.S.P.T.A. CERTIFIED PROFESSIONALS

    INTRO-BEGINNER               HUNT CLUB INTENSIVE TRAINING
    CLASSES OFFERED
                                 Tuesday/Thursday 4:30 - 6:00 PM
     (Special Introductory
                                 This is a one and a half hour program designed for
      Rates for Beginning        juniors already participating in tournament competition.
     Juniors AND Adults)         The class will stress the fundamentals of all strokes as well
                                 as movements, footwork, and strategy. There will be
                                 competitive match play each day. (Limited Enrollment.)
                                            FALL:        $550 2x week or $435 for 1x week
                                            WINTER: $370 2x week or $290 for 1x week

       JUNIORS $80
     per 6-Week Session          JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT & JUNIOR EXCELLENCE

    • Monday 5:00    - 6:00 PM Wednesday/Friday 4:30 - 6:00 PM
                                 This combination program is structured for Jr. High/ High School players of all levels. The
    • Tuesday 6:00   - 7:00 PM   class will include players, looking to participate in school tennis, and players who are currently
    • Friday 6:00   - 7:00 PM    on local school teams. The group will be divided, separating the more advanced players from
                                 the novice players.
                                 Focus will be on stroke production, singles and doubles match play, and strategy.
                                            FALL:        $550 2x week or $435 for 1x week
                                            WINTER: $370 2x week or $290 for 1x week

       ADULTS $100
     per 8-Week Session          JUNIOR STARS & ANKLE BITERS
    • Monday 10:00    - 11:00    Monday 4:00 - 5:00 PM & Saturday 10:00 - 11:00 AM
    AM
                                 This is a one hour program for beginning juniors ages 5 to 10. The program is designed to give
    • Tuesday 6:00   - 7:00 PM   young students the skills necessary for a lifetime of fun in tennis. This class will cover basic
                                 stroke production and consistency, and will promote a positive atmosphere by using exciting
    • Friday 9:00   - 10:00 AM   games and activities.
                                            FALL:       $400 2x week or $300 for 1x week
    • Friday 6:00   - 7:00 AM               WINTER: $270 2x week or $200 for 1x week

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ACT PREP WORKSHOP (high school)                                  CARTOONING FOR KIDS (8-13 yrs.)
Confidence comes from knowledge and preparation. This            Learn to design cartoon characters, build miniature models,
class will give you both by showing you the format of the        create stories, and draw comic strips and mini-comics! No
ACT and what kinds of questions to expect. The class will        special talent needed! Materials fee is included in class
         also offer strategies for each section of the test,     fee. If you have a favorite sketchbook or drawing pen,
           methods for pacing yourself, and tips on when         please bring it along.
              and how to guess at answers. You’ll have           Michelangelo Cicerone, Brownell C-3, 6wks/$78
              practice mini tests for each section, and you’ll
              receive a complete practice test and answer        Autumn Session:
              key. Bring a calculator and a watch with a         YE006P Tuesday, Sept 25-Oct 30, 7-8pm
              second hand. Class fee includes text.              Winter Session: n/c 2/19
Skills Development staff, $90, 5:30-8:30pm                       YE106P Tuesday, Jan 29-Mar 11, 7-8pm
Autumn Session:
YE001P Thursday, September 20, North B-103                       ETIQUETTE AND YOUR CHILD (8-12 yrs.)
YE002P Tuesday, October 2, South 178                             Do you want your child to be both comfortable and
YE003P Thursday, November 29, North B-103                        knowledgeable in social situations? This etiquette class,
                                                                 taught by a Certified Etiquette Consultant, will do just that!
Winter Session:                                                  Using role-playing activities, workbook exercises, and
YE101P Thursday, January 24, South 178                           discussions about his or her experiences, your child will
YE102P Tuesday, February 5, North B-103                          learn how to greet people, how to introduce people to each
                                                                 other, and how to initiate a conversation. Your child will
LEARN HOW TO LEARN (middle school)                               practice these skills and will write thank-you notes in class.
Students will learn how to prepare for and                       In the dining portion of the class, children will practice with
take tests successfully. Class includes strategies for           napkins, learn the proper way to be seated in
matching, multiple-choice, true-false questions, and essay       a chair, and learn and practice proper use of
questions; tips on using quizzes to improve test scores,         knife and fork. They will also learn how to be
avoiding “freeze ups,” and improving concentration; new          a host for a special guest at dinner. A $5
approaches to flash cards; a test-taking prep check list; and    material fee is payable to instructor.
a discussion of the parent’s role in student success.
Parent(s) MUST attend class with student (included in            Marguerite Humes, Brownell C-1, 2wks/$35
student fee). If possible, bring a small tape recorder.          YE007P Tuesday, October 9-16, 6:30-8:30pm
Skills Development staff, Brownell A-13, $64
YE004P Tuesday, November 27, 6:30-8:30pm                         JUNIOR KARATE & SELF DEFENSE (Grades K-8)
                                                                                   Children learn the martial art of Sanchin-
MY CHANCE TO DANCE (special needs 6 yrs.-adult)                                    Ryu karate (which builds self-confidence
This dance and exercise program is designed for students                           and discipline), while learning self-defense
with mental and/or physical limitations. Wheelchairs and                           techniques that help them deal with
walkers welcome. Parents and caregivers are invited to                             everyday safety issues. Topics include
participate at no additional charge. Line dances, circle         conflict resolution, peer pressure, and how to deal with
              dances, and party dances! First class is           strangers and bullies. A great way to improve physical
                free for new students. Please wear gym           fitness, coordination, concentration, and leadership skills!
                 shoes. Register at class only! Purchase         Sanchin Systems staff, Monteith gym, 10wks/$60
                 8-week punch card for $36 or pay a $5           Autumn Session: n/c 11/22
                drop-in fee. Combined autumn and winter          YE008P Thursday, Sept 27-Dec 6, 6:30-7:30pm
               program will be held on Wednesday,
September 12, 2007 through March 19, 2008, 6:30-                 Winter Session: n/c 2/21, 3/20, 3/27
7:30pm. No classes 10/31, 11/21, 12/19, 12/26, and 2/20.         YE108P Thursday, Jan 10-Apr 3, 6:30-7:30pm
Instruction provided by C. C. Plus staff in Barnes gym.
                                                                 ADULT & FAMILY KARATE (5 yrs.-adult)
YOGA (special needs 12 yrs.-adult))                              Sanchin-Ryu is an artistic form of self-defense
An introduction to yoga for students with mental and/or          that can be practiced by anyone, regardless of
physical limitations. Basic yoga postures taught with an         age, size, strength, or athletic ability. Students
emphasis on strength, flexibility, balance, body awareness,      are taught individually in a non-competitive environment.
relaxation, and breathing techniques. Family members are         Study of conflict resolution includes physical, mental, and
encouraged to register and join the workouts.                    emotional aspects of self-defense awareness. Advanced
                                                                 students (green belt and above) are welcome to continue
Cheryl Koch, Barnes 205-A, 12wks/$66                             their Sanchin-Ryu training in this class.
Autumn Session:
YE005P Monday, Sept 24-Dec 10, 6:30-7pm                          Sanchin Systems staff, Monteith gym, 10wks/$72*
Cheryl Koch, Barnes 205-A, 8wks/$44                              Autumn Session: n/c 11/22
Winter Session: n/c 1/21, 2/18                                   YE009P Thursday, Sept 27-Dec 6, 7:30-9pm
YE105P Monday, Jan 7-Mar 10, 6:30-7pm                            Winter Session: n/c 2/21, 3/20, 3/27
Additional special needs classes: Aquatics (page 5)              YE109P Thursday, Jan 10-Apr 3, 7:30-9pm
and Youth & Parents section (page 22) for Rowing.                *Family rate: Pay $145 for two or more registrants in family.
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               ALL THE KING’S MEN CHESS CLUB                                  LANGUAGE ADVENTURE (Grades 1-5)
               AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES (Grades 1-5)                              SPANISH AND FRENCH
               Experienced chess instructors provide a fun-                   AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES
               filled program. Class includes instruction,                    Students will learn Spanish or French through
               practice time, and competitions. All students                 games, songs, and crafts.       Beginning and
will receive a trophy during a tournament held during last     continuing students are welcome; continuing students will
class. A new $5 “Starting Chess” reference book and $13        develop language skills with a new workbook designed to
workbook are optional; may be purchased from instructor        suit their level. (Teachers will determine students’ individual
only in class. Students must meet teacher in the office        levels for proper placement and curriculum.) Workbook and
after school.                                                  supply fee included in class fee. Students must meet
All the King’s Men staff, 10wks/$106, 3:45-4:45pm              teacher in the office after school.
Autumn Session: n/c 10/31, 11/06, 11/20-11/22                  Language Adventure staff, 10wks/$115, 3:45-4:45pm
YE010P Kerby, Monday, Sept 24-Nov 26 (library)                 Spanish - Autumn Session: n/c 10/31, 11/6, 11/20-11/22
YE011P Maire, Tuesday, Sept 25-Dec 11 (room 214)               YE019P Richard, Monday, Oct 1-Dec 3 (room 107)
YE012P Ferry, Tuesday, Sept 25-Dec 11 (library)                YE020P Ferry, Monday, Oct 1-Dec 3 (library)
YE013P Mason, Wednesday, Sept 26-Dec 12 (library)              YE021P Defer, Tuesday, Oct 2-Dec 18 (room 100)
YE014P Trombly, Wednesday, Sept 26-Dec 12 (library)            YE022P Monteith, Wednesday, Oct 3-Dec 19 (room 111)
YE015P Monteith, Thursday, Sept 27-Dec 6 (gym)                 YE023P Kerby, Wednesday, Oct 3-Dec 19 (library)
YE016P Richard, Thursday, Sept 27-Dec 6 (library)              YE024P Maire, Thursday, Oct 4-Dec 13 (room 214)
YE017P Defer, Thursday, Sept 27-Dec 6 (library)
                                                               French - Autumn Session: n/c 11/22
All the King’s Men staff, 8wks/$86, 3:45-4:45pm                YE025P Maire, Monday, Oct 1-Dec 3 (room 214)
Winter Session: n/c 2/18-2/21, 3/18, 3/24, 3/25                YE026P Kerby, Thursday, Oct 4-Dec 13 (library)
YE110P Kerby, Monday, Jan 28-Mar 31 (library)                  Language Adventure staff, 10wks/$115, 3:45-4:45pm
YE111P Maire, Tuesday, Jan 29-Apr 8 (room 214)                 Spanish - Winter Session: n/c 2/18-2/21, 3/18, 3/24-3/27
YE112P Ferry, Tuesday, Jan 29-Apr 8 (library)
YE113P Mason, Wednesday, Jan 23-Mar 19 (library)               YE119P Richard, Monday, Jan 28-Apr 14 (room 107)
YE114P Trombly, Wednesday, Jan 23-Mar 19 (library)             YE120P Ferry, Monday, Jan 28-Apr 14 (library)
YE115P Monteith, Thursday, Jan 24-Mar 20 (gym)                 YE121P Defer, Tuesday, Jan 29-Apr 22 (room 100)
YE116P Richard, Thursday, Jan 24-Mar 20 (library)              YE122P Monteith, Wednesday, Jan 30-Apr 16 (room 111)
YE117P Defer, Thursday, Jan 24-Mar 20 (library)                YE123P Kerby, Wednesday, Jan 30-Apr 16 (library)
                                                               YE124P Maire, Thursday, Jan 31-Apr 17 (room 214)
New! EARLYBIRDS MANDARIN CHINESE LANGUAGE                      French - Winter Session: n/c 2/18, 2/21, 3/24, 3/27
       AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES (Grades K-3)                       YE125P Maire, Monday, Jan 28-Apr 14 (room 214)
Expose your child to Mandarin through proven curriculum        YE126P Kerby, Thursday, Jan 31-Apr 17 (library)
and dynamic, native-speaking instructors. Children are
immersed in the language through games,                        PRESCHOOL SPANISH (3½-6 yrs)
songs, crafts, and movement.          These                    Children will enjoy learning Spanish words, phrases and
classes are structured in 2-3 week                             songs through games, fun activities and simple crafts.
thematic units. All activities have specific                   Puppets, flashcards and lots of music used in class.
language goals that progressively build
upon each other, and create a love for                         Language Adventure staff, Barnes 205-A, 8wks/$92
Mandarin that will last a lifetime! A parent                   Autumn Session: n/c 10/31, 11/21
volunteer is required to be present.                           YE027P Wednesday, Oct 3-Dec 5, 4-4:45pm
Parents who volunteer for the entire                           Winter Session: n/c 2/20, 3/26
session will receive a 20% discount. Please call               YE127P Wednesday, Jan 30-Apr 2, 4-4:45pm
Earlybirds Learning at (248) 593-4800 to volunteer or for
additional information. Materials fee of $25 is payable to     INDOOR ROWING (special needs 10 yrs.-adult)
instructor only in class, not Community Education.                      An introduction to rowing for children and adults
EarlyBirds Learning staff, Ferry library, 12wks/$215                     with mental and/or physical limitations. This
Autumn Session: n/c 11/22                                                 group workout uses state-of-the-art Concept II
                                                                            Indoor Rowing Ergometers. Family members
YE018P Thursday, Sept 20-Dec 13, 4-4:55pm                      are encouraged to register and join the workout. Note:
EarlyBirds Learning staff, Ferry library, 9wks/$160            Classes are now being held at the Grosse Pointe Hunt
                                                               Club, 655 Cook Road (register with Community Ed).
Winter Session: n/c 2/21
                                                               John Fundukian, G.P. Hunt Club, 12wks/$72
YE118P Thursday, Jan 10-Mar 13, 4-4:55pm                       Autumn Session: n/c 11/23
                                                               YE028P Friday, Sept 21-Dec 14, 5-6pm
  See page 24 for Junior Golf at Trombly and Mason             John Fundukian, G.P. Hunt Club, 8wks/$48
    and other Youth Programs in our community.                 Winter Session: n/c 2/22
                                                               YE128P Friday, Jan 11-Mar 7, 5-6pm
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GROSSE POINTE JUNIOR GOLF (Grades K-5)
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                will have fun while learning skills they can             
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                adapted to each child’s skill level. Thus,              
            returning students can strengthen skills learned      
previously and learn new techniques as well. Each
participant will receive a Grosse Pointe Junior Golf T-shirt.
(List student’s height and whether he or she is right-handed                           Please save this Autumn-Winter
or left-handed in the space provided on registration form.)
Supply fee of $10 payable to instructor in class only.                                      brochure for reference.
                                                                                        Our Spring-Summer brochure
After-School Golf Academy, Trombly, 4 classes/$80
                                                                                             will be available on
YE029P Wednesday, October 3-24, 7-8pm (Autumn)                                             Wednesday, March 5.
YE129P Wednesday, January 9-30, 7-8pm (Winter)
After-School Golf Academy, Mason, 4 classes/$80
Autumn Session:                                                              JULIE STRABEL is offering drawing and
YE030P T/Th, September 25-October 4, 7-8pm
YE031P T/Th, November 27-December 6, 7-8pm                        painting classes for children Mondays (9-14 yrs.) and
                                                                  Tuesdays (10-18 yrs.) with a Sunday afternoon art
Winter Session:                                                   experience (4-8 yrs.)! Classes held at the Art Studio,
YE130P T/Th, January 29-February 7, 7-8pm
YE131P T/Th, March 4-13, 7-8pm                                    17427 Mack Avenue (across from Staples). For more
                                                                  information, call (313) 885-9163 or (313) 884-8635.
Note: Community Education is now offering                         Call to reserve a space as class size is limited!
adult golf lessons. See page 17 for information!


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                                                                            Grosse Pointe Public Library
                  Building healthy, resilient,                                    Fall Story Time
                    successful kids . . . together!
                                                                            September 25 – October 25, 2007
                       Play Central                                                  Registration Begins
 A place for parents, grandparents, and all caregivers to play with              Tuesday, September 4, 2007
their children while socializing with others in an open play setting!
                                                                        Lapsit 6 – 23 months
                     9:00–11:00 a.m.                                    Toddler 2 – 3 ½ years
                                                                        Preschool 3 ½ to 5 years
              Held at Two Locations:                                    
    Tuesdays: The Neighborhood Club                                     Central Branch 343-2074
         17150 Waterloo (upstairs gym off circular drive)               Tuesdays                Wednesdays
                                                                        Toddler     9:30 - 9:50 Toddler   9:30 - 9:50
  Wednesdays: First English Lutheran                                    Preschool 10:30 - 11:00 Lapsit  10:30 - 10:50
              Church Gym                                                Preschool 1:00 - 1:30 Preschool 1:00 - 1:30
             800 Vernier Rd (across from GP North)
                                                                        Woods Branch 343-2072
 Come join the fun beginning Nov 6 & 7 !                    th   th     Tuesdays              Wednesdays
                                                                        Lapsit    9:30 - 9:50 Preschool 9:30 - 10:00
               No pre-registration is needed.                           Toddler 10:30 - 10:50 Toddler 10:30 - 10:50
        Just $3 per visit! Come as often as you like!                   Preschool 1:00 - 1:30 Lapsit     1:00 - 1:20
              Scholarships are available to those in need                                     Pajama-Rama 7-7:30pm
                 For more information contact:
                                                                        Ewald Branch 343-2071
                     The Family Center                                  Tuesdays              Thursdays
           20090 Morningside. GPW, MI 48236                             Pajama-Rama 7-7:30pm Lapsit     9:30 - 9:50
        (313) 432-3832 www.familycenterweb.org                          Wednesdays            Toddler 10:30 - 10:50
            email: info@familycenterweb.org                             Toddler 10:30 - 10:50
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1.   Barnes School*       9.       Richard Elementary
     Community Education           176 McKinley
     20090 Morningside
                         10.       Trombly Elementary
2.   Defer Elementary              820 Beaconsfield
     15425 Kercheval
                         11.       Brownell Middle School
3.   Ferry Elementary              260 Chalfonte
     748 Roslyn
                         12.       Parcells Middle School
4.   Kerby Elementary              20600 Mack
     285 Kerby
                         13.       Pierce Middle School
5.   Maire Elementary              15430 Kercheval
     740 Cadieux
                         14.       North High School
6.   Mason Elementary              707 Vernier
     1640 Vernier
                         15.       South High School
7.   Monteith Elementary           11 Grosse Pointe Blvd.
     1275 Cook
                          0.       Administrative Offices
8.   Poupard Elementary            389 St. Clair
     20655 Lennon                  Grosse Pointe
     Harper Woods

*To reach Community Education at Barnes School:
 From Lakeshore Drive, follow Oxford Road to Morningside Drive and turn left.
 From Mack Avenue, turn on Cook Road (driving toward the lake), go to Morningside Drive, and turn left.
 From I-94 (Ford Freeway), exit Vernier Road and go toward Lake St. Clair, turning right at Morningside Drive just past
  Grosse Pointe North High School. `
 Note: Visit Community Education at www.gpschools.org/di_communityed.htm. Phone: (313) 432-3880.




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HOW TO REGISTER: You may register by mail (checks or             REFUNDS: If a class meets one time only, you will receive a
credit cards), by FAX (credit cards only), or in person at       refund only if you request it at least one working day before
Barnes School, 20090 Morningside, Grosse Pointe Woods            the class starts. If a class meets more than once, you will
48236. Office hours are 9am-noon and 1-4pm. Office will          receive a refund only if you request it before the second
be closed November 22-25, December 21-January 1,                 meeting. A processing fee of $5 (plus the cost of the first
January 21, and February 15-24.                                  class if it has met) will be deducted from your refund. No
                                                                 credits are given in lieu of refunds under any circumstances,
DON'T DELAY: The decision to run or cancel a class is            and no refunds are given to participants who register after
made at least two working days before its start date, so         first class. No cash refunds; charge credits or checks only.
please register early! Course fees are not prorated under
any circumstances for late registrants.                          TRANSFERS: If you wish to transfer from one class to
                                                                 another or make other changes in your schedule, you must
SORRY: We do not send course confirmations. You                  make your request at least one working day before the class
may call us to confirm your registration at (313) 432-3880.      is scheduled to begin.
Your cancelled check or credit card statement is your receipt.
AGE RESTRICTIONS: Unless noted in course description,            CHANGES IN SCHEDULE: If school buildings are closed
all classes except Youth Enrichment are for persons 18           because of weather or other emergencies, we will probably
years of age or older.                                           cancel our classes. Please call Community Education at
                                                                 (313) 432-3880 for additional information. If we must
NONRESIDENTS: Persons who do not live in the Grosse              postpone a class or change its location, we will make every
Pointe public school district must pay a nonresident fee of      effort to call all registrants before the day on which the class
$10 per session.                                                 was scheduled.
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I wish to register for the activities listed below. Enclosed is my check or money order made payable to Grosse Pointe Community
Education or my Visa/MasterCard account number to be charged. I have read the policies and procedures listed below and on
page 26 and agree to abide by them. In addition, I understand that these fees do not include accident insurance and that no
liability is assumed by the Grosse Pointe Board of Education. (One form per applicant; fill out completely.)

Participant's Last Name: ___________________________________ First Name: _________________________ Middle Initial: ______
If participant is under 18: Parent/Guardian Name: ___________________________________________ Child's Age: _____________

♦Parent's/Guardian's Signature: _______________________________________________________ Today’s date: ____/_____/____
Address: _________________________________________________________________ E-mail: ____________________________
City: ________________________________________________________________________________ Zip Code: ______________
Home Phone: (______)____________________ Day Phone: (______)_________________Cell Phone: (______)_________________
Note: If you have a handicap and may require special accommodations, call Community Education at (313) 432-3880.

    Course               Course Name                   Circle Day(s)     Start Date       Time            Building           Course Fee*
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    List additional registrants in open swim and family karate; list height and right-handed or left-handed for youth golf registrants below.
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REFUNDS: If class meets one time only, you will receive a refund only if you request
it at least one working day before class starts. If class meets more than once, you
will receive a refund only if you request it before second meeting. A processing fee                     Course Fees:      _______________
of $5 (plus the cost of first class if it has met) will be deducted from your refund. (No
credits given in lieu of refunds under any circumstances. No refunds given for
participants who register after first class.)                                                       Nonresident Fee:       _______________
                                                                                            ($10 per person per term)
TRANSFERS: If you wish to transfer from one class to another or make other
changes in your schedule, you must make your request at least 1 working day before                               TOTAL:    _______________
the class is scheduled to begin.
LATE REGISTRATION: Course fees are not prorated under any circumstances.
Persons who register after a class has started must pay the full course fee.                            Please read our policies carefully
                                                                                                              before you register!
NONRESIDENT FEE: Nonresident fee ($10) applies even if the class is free.


MC/VISA (circle one) Account No. _________________________________________________ Exp. Date: ___________________

♦Cardholder's Signature: ________________________________________________________Today’s Date: _____/_____/_____

        To register, please make checks payable to Grosse Pointe Community Education and mail to Barnes School, Community
        Education, 20090 Morningside Drive, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236; fax completed forms to (313) 432-3881 with credit card
        information; or register in person during office hours (9am-noon and 1-4pm). For additional information, call (313) 432-3880.

FOR OFFICE USE ONLY: CASH (walk-ins only)______________ CHECK #________________ MC/VISA AUTHORIZATION___________________
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    The Grosse Pointe Public School System
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    20090 Morningside Drive
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    Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236
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                                                                                       Detroit, Michigan




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