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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.

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.

See current newsletter for latest class information

Contemporary Issues

Thursday, 1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Local, retired political science professor Frank Damon will lead a discussion on contemporary issues. Topics will change from week to week, but major events are sure to be covered.  Instructor: Frank Damon.

Cribbage

Saturday, 1:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Learn to play Bridge in a friendly, mistake-free environment. Final day of class is a relaxed tournament where no one missed points because Gene Autry rules are in effect--"the only law is right!" Instructor: Ed Bloom.

Humanities Lecture Series

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

Seasonal. Instructor: Carl Jech.

September 25 - November 13 - Discussing 12 Steps to a Compassionate Life. Carl Jech will lead a discussion on Karen Armstrong's work "Charter for Compassion" intended to be a companion to the Charter for Human Rights.

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: Pat McCaw.

Nutrition Made Easy

Mondays and Fridays, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Join Jen Oh in her Nutrition Made Easy cooking classes and lectures. Jen tackles a variety of pertinent topics in her lectures, and teaches a wide-variety of healthy, but delicious cooking classes! Check out our latest newsletter for seasonal class information. Instructor: Jennifer Oh.

U.S. History Seminar

Tuesday, 12:35-1 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 JasonB@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:                                                                                         

Jason Bisely | Recreation Coordinator | 408.777.3127 | JasonB@Cupertino.org