Upcoming Short Courses Events


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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