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Recreational Programs

AARP Smart Driving Program (formerly Mature Driving Class)

This popular course is presented by AARP and is licensed by the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles to provide training to persons 55 years of age and older. This 8-hour training class will help you learn how to remain a safe, competent driver, help you save money on your car insurance, help you learn about new features on cars, and help you learn about new laws and how they affect you.

This class can be taken in two 4-hour classes on the 2nd Monday- Tuesday of the month.

If you have completed the 8-hour course within the last 3 years, you can take the 4-hour Refresher Class, scheduled on select Saturdays.

8-Hour Class: Monday-Tuesday (Must Take Both Classes), 12:30pm – 4:30pm

4-Hour Class: Saturday, 8:00am-12:00pm; $25 for either class; $20 for AARP members

For specific dates and reservations, please visit the Mizell Ticket Window or call 760-323-5689 ext.107

 

 

Acrylic Painting Workshop

Join us to explore acrylic painting techniques. Acrylic paint is a fast-drying paint containing pigment suspension in acrylic polymer emulsion. Acrylic paints are water-soluble, but become water-resistant when dry. Depending on how much the paint is diluted with water, or modified with acrylic gels, media, or pastes, the finished acrylic painting can resemble a watercolor or an oil painting, or have its own unique characteristics not attainable with other media.

Thursdays: 3:00pm – 5:00pm

$7 members per class / $10 non-members, excluding materials such as brushes, paints, canvas pad, glass bottles, etc, brought from home or easily ordered online; check supplies list when signing up at the Mizell ticket window or call 760-323-5689 ext. 107

 

The Laughter Clinic – Fun thru’ Improv Games & Exercises

“Whether you’re guffawing at a sitcom or giggling at a cartoon, laughing does you good. Laughter is a great way to become healthier and happier, and that’s no joke: “short-term – stimulate many organs, relax you, reduce stress; and long-term: strengthen immune system, relieve pain/anxiety.” – The Mayo Clinic

Join Jonathan Goldman, of “The Improv Oasis”, to explore your inner creativity and spontaneity. Improvisation stimulates your imagination and promotes the making of positive choices. Learn skills for enhancing your ability to handle life’s situations, by playing games in a supportive environment.

No experience necessary. Come PLAY, LEARN and have FUN!

Wear sensible shoes/comfortable clothing for movement

Select Wednesdays: 2:30pm – 4:00pm; Next: November 10 & 17, 2016; $7 for members (if paid in advance) / $10 for non-members

Advance reservation required; please visit the Mizell ticket window or call 760-323-5689 ext.107; questions to Jonathan 760-656-8338.

 

Jewelry Making

Students will learn the basics of costume jewelry making techniques. Necklaces, bracelets & earrings will be made. The design, repair & enhancement of costume jewelry and a basic understanding of the tools and materials needed to make jewelry will be taught.  Topics being covered: Tools, beads, stringing material, findings & bead boards. Tools will need to be purchased before the first class. A detailed list of the needed tools and supplies will be available at the Mizell ticket window when registering.    

Thursdays: 10:00am – 12:00pm                                  

$5 per class for members/ $10 per class for non-members    

 

Knitting Circle

Are you a knitter? Have you always wanted to learn? Would you like to create a project for a loved one, yourself or a child in need? Join a delightful bunch of knitters every Wednesday for tips, teaching and lively conversation. Those who crochet and do needle point are also welcome.

Wednesdays: 12:30pm – 3:30pm;  free for members / $5 for non-members

 

 

Pastel Art Studio

Come and explore your artistic talents. Whether you are a beginner or have been drawing for years this class will allow you to continue to explore different techniques when working in pastels. All skill levels are encouraged to join. Self-managed group – no instructor.

Fridays: 9:00am – 11:30am$5 per session for members / $10 per session for non-members

 

Beginning Spanish Courses – Levels I, II & III

Learn Spanish in a fun, stress free environment. In this introduction to Spanish course, you will learn vocabulary, pronunciation and some basic structures of the language along with the grammar. This class will give you the skills to speak to someone from a Spanish speaking culture on an elementary level about day-to-day topics. Come meet new friends and have fun while you learn.

Each participant is asked to purchase the text: Easy Spanish Step By Step by Barbara Bregstein isbn-13 978-0071463386 or isbn-10 0071463380 which is published by McGraw-Hill Education. It is available at Barnes & Noble or online at Amazon. The class will be instructed by Dave Fanning.  Class limited to 15 students.

Open to new students if they know basic vocabulary and present-tense verbs.

Saturdays (8-week course): 10:00am – 12:00pm; $80 members / $100 non-members

For specific dates and reservations, please visit the Mizell Ticket Window or call 760-323-5689 ext.107

 

Beginning Spanish Study Group

This is a group of beginning-level Spanish students who want to continue studying and learning to speak Spanish with others at their level, and with the guidance and support of an instructor. The group meets weekly.

Thursdays: 1:00pm – 3:00pm; free for members / $10 for non-members

 

Los Estudiantes

Los Estudiantes is a group of intermediate level Spanish students who enjoy practicing speaking and learning Spanish with others at their level. This is an informal group and welcomes new comers.

Thursdays: 1:00pm – 3:00pm; free to members / $5 for non-members

 

Games

 BINGO!The Hottest Bingo Game In Town – Win Prizes and Cash!!Monday at Mizell Senior Center is the place to be if you love playing Bingo. Mizell Bingo features 10 regular Bingo games along with special games that include Triple Bingo, Double Action, Odd Coverall, and Even Coverall. You can win great prizes and even cash in our games!  So, grab your favorite dauber and put on your bingo shoes and get on over to Mizell for our Monday Bingo.   Cash prizes and gift certificates.

Mondays: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Members: $7.00 for a set of 10 sheets (6 bingo cards per sheet) Non-Members: $12.00 for a set of 10 sheets (6 bingo cards per sheet)Card sales begin at 12:00 noonEarly Bird Game at 12:50pm Doors open and card sales begin at 12:00pm; sales end at 12:50pm; regular games begin at 1:00pm 

  

Party Bridge

Come play bridge with your friends and meet new ones. This is a friendly game of party bridge. Participants are asked to put 50 cents in the kitty for prize money each week. Intermediate to advanced/non-sanction play. Coordinator: Shirley Gibson. For information please call 760-323-5689.

Mondays & Thursdays: 1:00pm – 4:30pm Cost:  $3 members per session / $5 non-members

 

Learning Bridge & Bridge Classes

Mizell Senior Center offers a variety of beginning and advanced bridge classes.  Check this website regularly for updated information on classes or call (760) 323-5689.

 Mah JonggHave you always wanted to learn to play the game of Mah Jongg? Learn from players with years of experience.   The class will include the history and concept of the game along with methods of forming winning hands, playing to win, aggressive play and defensive play.   There will also be instructive guidance each week during play.

Tuesdays & Fridays: 12:30pm – 3:30pm ; free to members / $5 non-members

 

Mexican Train Dominos with Allan

Mexican Train is a Domino game, played mainly in the USA. The object is to accumulate as few points as possible over 13 games. The player with the lowest score is the winner. A double set of 12 dominos is used. Learn to play and join in the fun.

Wednesdays: 12:30pm – 3 :30pm Cost: Free for members / $5 for non-members

 

Pinochle

Come join us on Wednesday and Friday afternoons to play pinochle. This is a great way to see old friends and make new ones.

Wednesdays & Fridays: 1:00pm – 4:00pm; free for members / $5 for non-members

                                                                                                                                                    

 

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