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Brain Club

Monday, 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Brain Club, designed by neuroscientists and behavioral change experts, teaches you how to maintain the benefits of a brain healthy lifestyle. Fun and interactive sessions engage participants with topics such as: nutrition, physical exercise, cognitive exercise, stress management, and more. There will be chances to win some organic dark chocolate! Instructor: Charles Hall.

Bridge - Advanced Beginning

Saturday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Designed for advanced beginners who have some bridge experience and use Stayman and Blackwood but, would like to improve their bidding and card play. Each class will practice bidding hands, in play and defending specific contracts. Instructor: Paul Davis.

Memoir Writing*

Friday, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Learn how to gather information from family members and from public records. Learn writing techniques and how to tell the story of your life. Instructor: McCaw.

Writing: Creative/Memoir/Poetry*

Wednesday, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Learn to write creatively, expand story-telling skills, and create sharper images, all in a supportive environment. Instructor: Enz.

Citizenship

Monday, Tuesday, & Friday, 8:15 - 9:45 a.m.

This Citizenship preparation class provides opportunities for students to learn about the United States naturalization process. This course teaches the reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills needed to complete naturalization forms and pass the naturalization interview. Topics will include: the rights and responsibilities of U.S citizenship, and U.S. history, government and civics. Instructor: Victor Wong.

Cooking With Suzanne

Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Seasonal.  Instructor: Suzanne Vandyck.

Wednesday, November 22. Travel to Southeast Asia to discover some great vegan and vegetarian delights filled with exotic flavors and spices. In this class International Chef Suzanne is inviting you to a cooking session of spicy sweet and sour cucumber salad, exotic Panang vegetable curry: a healthy seasonal vegetable medley cooked with coconut milk, panang curry, peanuts (can be omitted if allergic) and Kefir lime leaves, accompanied by steaming fragrant jasmine rice. For dessert, she is concocting irresistible Indonesian coconut mini pancakes with roasted sesame seeds that are a popular street food item. 

Humanities Lecture Series

Tuesday, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm.

Seasonal. Instructor: Carl Jech.

U.S. History Seminar

Tuesday, 12 - 1 p.m.

Join us for this truly interesting class in which you can learn about and discuss US History. Enjoy critical thinking, essays, and seminar discussions of historical problems, and learn to analyze material and offer hypothesis in a seminar fashion. Instructor: Reno DiBono.


Interested in teaching a new class or presenting a new program? Send in a New Class Proposal to SeniorCntr@Cupertino.org.


Current Class Schedule

The full senior center class schedule is available here. It can also be found in the bi-monthly newsletter, The 50+ Scene.


*FUHSD Adult School

Fremont Union High School District works in partnership with the City of Cupertino Senior Center to provide a variety of educational courses that enhance the lifelong learning opportunities of our diverse community. FUHSD Adult classes are held at the senior center and membership is required. For all class listings and registration call 408.522.2700, or go online at www.fuhsdadultschool.com.


For questions regarding senior center classes please contact:                                                                                         

Justin Cecil CPRP | Recreation Coordinator | 408.777.3153 | JustinC@Cupertino.org