Upcoming Short Courses Events


Mar 26 - Tuesday


Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm


In this workshop, participants will be introduced to key concepts and practices of wise money management for retirement. Learn about investments, long…


Mar 27 - Wednesday


Belly Dancing for Beginners

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm


In this class, students will focus on hip-work articulation, shimmies, body undulations, elegant arm/hand techniques and basic Middle Eastern dance cu…


Meditation for Health, Happiness and Success

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Topics covered will teach the participant meditational methods to strengthen the body and mind. The methods shared with illustrate how to reduce stres…


Mar 28 - Thursday


Quantum Mechanics for Everyone

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Quantum Mechanics is a branch of physics that tells us how the Universe works. It provides a set of laws that we believe is followed by everything. …


Mar 30 - Saturday


Business Chinese for Beginners

9:30 am to 12:00 pm


This course is designed for beginning Chinese speakers who wish to conduct business with individuals speaking Chinese. Beginning with basic phonetics,…


Italian Book Club for Intermediates

10:30 am to 12:30 pm


In this intermediate-level book club, students who are already capable of communicating clearly will read and discuss level-appropriate mystery novels…


Apr 3 - Wednesday


Belly Dancing for Beginners

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm


In this class, students will focus on hip-work articulation, shimmies, body undulations, elegant arm/hand techniques and basic Middle Eastern dance cu…


Meditation for Health, Happiness and Success

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Topics covered will teach the participant meditational methods to strengthen the body and mind. The methods shared with illustrate how to reduce stres…


Apr 5 - Friday


Finding Your Way Through the Night Sky

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm


Learn to locate constellations and to identify some bright stars and planets. Understand the changes in the moon, the motions of the sky and the seaso…


Apr 6 - Saturday


Business Chinese for Beginners

9:30 am to 12:00 pm


This course is designed for beginning Chinese speakers who wish to conduct business with individuals speaking Chinese. Beginning with basic phonetics,…


Italian Book Club for Intermediates

10:30 am to 12:30 pm


In this intermediate-level book club, students who are already capable of communicating clearly will read and discuss level-appropriate mystery novels…


Apr 10 - Wednesday


Belly Dancing for Beginners

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm


In this class, students will focus on hip-work articulation, shimmies, body undulations, elegant arm/hand techniques and basic Middle Eastern dance cu…


Apr 11 - Thursday


Hiking the Parks and Trails of the Santa Cruz Mountains

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm


Join instructor and guide Tom Taber for a fun and informative course that combines in-class lectures with weekend field trips. Learn about flora, faun…


Apr 12 - Friday


Finding Your Way Through the Night Sky

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm


Learn to locate constellations and to identify some bright stars and planets. Understand the changes in the moon, the motions of the sky and the seaso…


Apr 13 - Saturday


Business Chinese for Beginners

9:30 am to 12:00 pm


This course is designed for beginning Chinese speakers who wish to conduct business with individuals speaking Chinese. Beginning with basic phonetics,…


You're On The Air: How to Make it in Voice-Overs

10:00 am to 12:00 pm


Successful voice-over artist Lisa Foster will introduce students to the voice-over business. This class will cover opportunities, techniques, income p…


Apr 17 - Wednesday


Einstein's Theory of Relativity for Everyone

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Einstein’s theories of special and general relativity have stood the test of time for more than 100 years. This class will examine their develop…


Belly Dancing for Beginners

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm


In this class, students will focus on hip-work articulation, shimmies, body undulations, elegant arm/hand techniques and basic Middle Eastern dance cu…


Apr 18 - Thursday


Birding and Nature Basics of Santa Clara County

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Students will actively join in the fun with community members in learning all about field guides and utilizing binoculars to identify birds in Santa C…


Hiking the Parks and Trails of the Santa Cruz Mountains

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm


Join instructor and guide Tom Taber for a fun and informative course that combines in-class lectures with weekend field trips. Learn about flora, faun…


Apr 20 - Saturday


Business Chinese for Beginners

9:30 am to 12:00 pm


This course is designed for beginning Chinese speakers who wish to conduct business with individuals speaking Chinese. Beginning with basic phonetics,…


Apr 24 - Wednesday


Belly Dancing for Beginners

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm


In this class, students will focus on hip-work articulation, shimmies, body undulations, elegant arm/hand techniques and basic Middle Eastern dance cu…


Apr 25 - Thursday


Birding and Nature Basics of Santa Clara County

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Students will actively join in the fun with community members in learning all about field guides and utilizing binoculars to identify birds in Santa C…


Hiking the Parks and Trails of the Santa Cruz Mountains

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm


Join instructor and guide Tom Taber for a fun and informative course that combines in-class lectures with weekend field trips. Learn about flora, faun…


Apr 26 - Friday


Cooking: The Secret of "Cucina Povera"

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm


More than recipes la cucina povera, the "cook of the poor" is based on the philosophy of not wasting anything. This class will introduce the student t…


Apr 27 - Saturday


Business Chinese for Beginners

9:30 am to 12:00 pm


This course is designed for beginning Chinese speakers who wish to conduct business with individuals speaking Chinese. Beginning with basic phonetics,…


May 1 - Wednesday


Belly Dancing for Beginners

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm


In this class, students will focus on hip-work articulation, shimmies, body undulations, elegant arm/hand techniques and basic Middle Eastern dance cu…


May 2 - Thursday


Birding and Nature Basics of Santa Clara County

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Students will actively join in the fun with community members in learning all about field guides and utilizing binoculars to identify birds in Santa C…


Hiking the Parks and Trails of the Santa Cruz Mountains

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm


Join instructor and guide Tom Taber for a fun and informative course that combines in-class lectures with weekend field trips. Learn about flora, faun…


May 3 - Friday


Cooking: Springtime in Italy

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm


Recreate the magic of springtime in Italy right in your own kitchen. This class will introduce the student to the basic cooking techniques and teach u…


Discover Your Personality Type

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm


This course is based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, a questionnaire that is widely used to identify personality types and temperament. Many peopl…


May 4 - Saturday


Business Chinese for Beginners

9:30 am to 12:00 pm


This course is designed for beginning Chinese speakers who wish to conduct business with individuals speaking Chinese. Beginning with basic phonetics,…


May 8 - Wednesday


Belly Dancing for Beginners

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm


In this class, students will focus on hip-work articulation, shimmies, body undulations, elegant arm/hand techniques and basic Middle Eastern dance cu…


May 9 - Thursday


Birding and Nature Basics of Santa Clara County

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Students will actively join in the fun with community members in learning all about field guides and utilizing binoculars to identify birds in Santa C…


Hiking the Parks and Trails of the Santa Cruz Mountains

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm


Join instructor and guide Tom Taber for a fun and informative course that combines in-class lectures with weekend field trips. Learn about flora, faun…


May 11 - Saturday


Business Chinese for Beginners

9:30 am to 12:00 pm


This course is designed for beginning Chinese speakers who wish to conduct business with individuals speaking Chinese. Beginning with basic phonetics,…


May 16 - Thursday


Astronomy for Everyone

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Are you fascinated and perplexed by the night sky? Want to know more about what you are seeing? Then this class is for you! In this class, we will exp…


Birding and Nature Basics of Santa Clara County

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Students will actively join in the fun with community members in learning all about field guides and utilizing binoculars to identify birds in Santa C…


May 18 - Saturday


Business Chinese for Beginners

9:30 am to 12:00 pm


This course is designed for beginning Chinese speakers who wish to conduct business with individuals speaking Chinese. Beginning with basic phonetics,…


May 23 - Thursday


Birding and Nature Basics of Santa Clara County

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Students will actively join in the fun with community members in learning all about field guides and utilizing binoculars to identify birds in Santa C…


Jun 1 - Saturday


Financing Your New Home

9:00 am to 1:00 pm


Did you know that over your lifetime you will probably spend more on your mortgage than your home? This course explores loan options and teaches you i…


Jun 6 - Thursday


Astrophysics for Everyone

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm


When you gaze at the night sky, do you feel a sense of awe or a curiosity to understand our universe? This is the class for you! This non-technical cl…


Jun 13 - Thursday


Astrophysics for Everyone

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm


When you gaze at the night sky, do you feel a sense of awe or a curiosity to understand our universe? This is the class for you! This non-technical cl…


Jun 15 - Saturday


All About Reverse Mortgages

9:00 am to 1:00 pm


What do you do when you have little income but are sitting on massive equity? A reverse mortgage can help you use your home equity for unexpected expe…


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