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					HERITAGE CENTER                                                   Activities For The City Of Dublin                 Winter 2009


                                                                       WoRKSHoPS


                                                                      Back by popular demand, First Saturday Workshops are the
                                                                      perfect way for families to explore history and culture. Each
                                                                      workshop will feature an activity, music or story, and snacks
                                                                      that fit the theme. Admission is $5 per participant and that
                                                                      includes all craft materials, snacks, live entertainment and lots
                                                                      of take‘n makes. Advance registration is preferred but tickets are
                                                                      available at the door.




  Dublin Heritage center
  6600 Donlon Way, Dublin ca 94568
  452-2100

  old Murray School 1856
  Open Wednesday – Sunday 1:00-4:00 PM
  Tuesday Evenings 6:00-9:00 PM
  Free Admission                                                      Pirate Workshop
  Experience the dramatic story of Dublin’s founders, as they leave   Saturday, January 3
  Ireland in 1834, struggle in New York, pioneer west and establish   Ahoy Matey! Come wear your pirate costume and enter the world
  Dublin in 1850. This museum has something for visitors of all       of open sea adventure mixed with songs and snacks. Explore the
  ages and learning styles; view a short video of Dublin’s history,   Captain’s quarters, join a scavenger hunt and make pirate crafts.
  play in the Pioneer Playhouse and explore interactive exhibits.     $5, Activity No. 19637

                                                                      Black History Month Workshop
     Volunteer                                                        Saturday, February 7
     Experience the rewards of sharing history with visitors          Learn about African American history through costume, song,
     by volunteering at the Dublin Heritage Center. There are         music and foods. Receive a doll at the door, and then customize
     many different volunteer opportunities, so there’s sure to       her with an outfit. Traditional foods tasting and more.
     be something of interest for you. Volunteers meet monthly        $5, Activity No. 19639
     for “Tea and Training.” Please call 452-2100 for more
     information.                                                     Irish Tea and Crafts Workshop
                                                                      Saturday, March 7
                                                                      Explore Irish heritage,
                                                                      make Celtic knots, Irish
                                                                      tea and soda bread then
                                                                      enjoy a traditional Irish
                                                                      music concert by “Extended
                                                                      Roots.”
              Did you know that many of the                           $5, Activity No. 19640
             classes, programs & activities at
             the Senior Center are open to
             everyone regardless of age?


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 FILMS                                                                   TRADITIonAL MuSIC JAMS


Vintage Film Festival                                                   Beginners Bluegrass Slow Jam
The historic St. Raymond’s Church provides the perfect ambiance         2nd & 4th Saturday of each month, 1:00-4:00 PM
to watch classic films. Join us on the second Saturday of each          This program teaches those
month. Admission is $3 per person at the door. Popcorn, old-            new to bluegrass, basic skills
fashioned candy and beverages will be available for sale.               needed to join normal full-speed
                                                                        bluegrass jams. Jam sessions
Kids Holiday Classics*                                                  provide a positive support to
Saturday, December 13                                                   novice musicians to follow along
Drop off the kids for some old time Holiday fun. They’ll love           with standard bluegrass songs
these holiday classics.                                                 and tunes at a modest tempo.
                                                                        Standard bluegrass instruments
The Black Pirate*                                                       are encouraged, including guitar,
Saturday, January 10                                                    fiddle, banjo, mandolin, dobra, and upright bass. This jam is
You can wear your pirate costume to this vintage Pirate Classic         free and appropriate for adults and teens as well as younger
starring Douglas Fairbanks Jr.                                          children when accompanied by an adult.

*Tickets available at the door.                                         Bluegrass Jam
                                                                        2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month, 7:00-9:00 PM
                                                                        Break-out your instrument and come make music! The public
                                                                        is welcome to come enjoy the merry atmosphere. The museum is
                                                                        open during the jams admission to both are free.
            Did you know that many
         of the classes, programs and                                   old Tyme Music Jam
         activities at the Senior Center                                1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month, 7:00-9:00 PM
              are open to everyone?                                     Fiddles, penny flutes and guitars join together to create old time
                                                                        and traditional American, British and Irish music. The museum
                                                                        is open during the jams and admission to both are free.




    ONLINE CLASSES!
    Are you too busy to attend a class at a Dublin City facility? Is your schedule
    too erratic to commit to certain days or weeks? If you want to continue
    to learn and take personal enrichment classes, but want the flexibility,
    here’s your chance! The following is a partial list of classes being
    offered online:

      SAT/ACT Preparation 1 & 2               Wine Appreciation for Beginners
      Guiding Kids on the Internet            GED Preparation
      Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007    Designing Effective Websites
      Creating Web Pages                      Resume Writing Workshop
      Introduction to Photoshop CS2           Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2007
      LSAT Preparation 1 & 2                  Introduction to QuickBooks 2007
      Speed Spanish I,II, & III

    To register as well as view full descriptions of these courses and
    additional courses, go to www.ed2go.com/a-dublinrec. Prices
    range from $89-$100 per course. You will need a personal computer
    and a connection to the internet to take these courses.



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