Jeri McGovern, Program Coordinator, 50PLUS Program
(650) 558-2127

2013-14 School Year Calendar

   

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All classes at the San Mateo Senior Center include a $5.00 Administrative Fee per class.

 
    Summer 2014
San Mateo Senior Center

2645 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo

Painting in Watercolors:
Class open to beginning and experienced painters. Try your hand at a landscape, seascape, still life or other themes of interest to you.
 
 
New! HAND KNITTING And Design
$65 Ages 65 and older $85  Ages 50 through 64 $95 Ages 49 and younger

Interested in learning how to create your own knitted garments and gifts? Give it a try. Learn basic or advanced knitting skills. Complete an introductory project, or learn new techniques to add to your current skills. Learn to read the pattern books to create designs that inspire you. Bring size 7 single-point needles and medium weight worsted yarn. Intermediate knitters bring a project you are presently working on. The Thursday 6:15 - 8:45 pm class has been added for beginner knitters.

An accomplished designer Paola Trombetta has created a number of made-to-order knitwear fashions in her native country, Italy. Paola has established her talent and aptitude for design as a consultant for high-end knitwear designs for prominent companies in the garment industry in the U.S. and abroad. (Guest passes accepted)

Section Days Time Dates Instructor Fees
080307 Th 2 - 4:30 pm 5/1 - 7/31 Trombetta $65/$85/$95
080306 Th 6:15 - 8:45 pm 5/1 - 7/31 Trombetta $65/$85/$95

New!
drawing and pastels
$65 Ages 65 and older $85  Ages 50 through 64 $95 Ages 49 and younger

Learn how to design a drawing or painting exploring the basic tools of line, value, form, space and texture. We will experiment with layering pastels to learn the pros and cons of different blending techniques.  Students may use photo reference and can choose their own subject matter from landscape, still life, portrait and more. All levels are welcome.

Supply list:  set of chalk pastels (landscape or portrait), stick charcoal, pad of assorted colors of pastel paper, kneaded eraser, soft rags, photo

Section Days Time Dates Instructor Fees
080305 Th 1 - 3:30 pm 5/1 - 7/31 Grannis $65/$85/$95

PAINTING:
 
WATERCOLOR
$65 Ages 65 and older $85  Ages 50 through 64 $95 Ages 49 and younger

Class open to beginning and experienced painters. Try your hand at a landscape, seascape, still life or other themes of interest to you. Supplies and materials fee discussed at first meeting.

Section Days Time Dates Instructor Fees
080326 Th

9 - 11:30 am

5/1 – 7/31 Warner $65/$85/$95

MEMOIRS PLUS!
$65 Ages 65 and older $85  Ages 50 through 64 $95 Ages 49 and younger

Get all the tips, support and encouragement you need to finally put those memories to paper. Whether it’s your story or your family’s that you want to record, this fun and supportive class will help you do it. The only “experience” required is having lived past fifty! Whether you would like to work on memoir, creative non-fiction, fiction, or personal essays, come spend a few hours a week in a reflective class that will sharpen your writing skills. (No class 7/4)

Section Days Time Dates Instructor Fees
080705 W 1 - 3:30 pm 4/30 – 7/30 Lieban $65/$85/$95
080706  F 1 - 3:30 pm 5/2  – 7/25 Lieban $65/$80/$90