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Band- Watsonville Community - FREE

 

The Watsonville Community Band wants new members who can read music and competently play a band instrument. Rehearsals are Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. in the Watsonville High School band room on Marchant St. For information go to www.watsonville-band.org.

The Watsonville Community Band Needs You!

Cost: FREE
Current PVUSD high school students: FREE!
Adult students: FREE!
Questions??
Band questions: Barbara Smith
watsonvilleband@yahoo.com

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Watsonville Community Band

Watsonville Community Band

 

Birding Basics the Birds of Pajaro Valley
This fun, fascinating class in an introduction to many of the amazing birds in our own area. Employing photos, bird sounds recording, and a combination of classroom and field sessions, you will learn the basics of birding in a supportive, stress-free environment. You will begin building your basic field skills, learning how to use your field guide, apps, and will begin building your basic field skills, learning how to use your field guide, apps, and optics, and employing useful identification techniques. Weather permitting, much of the class will involve practical field practice. Please arrive for the first class with binoculars and a field guide, if you have them. New students are encouraged to purchase bird cards at a cost of $5.00. This is an excellent opportunity to develop nature photography skills with eventual goals of sales. Students can also train to be docents for the wetlands center.
Pajaro Valley High Wetlands Center
500 Harkins Slough Road, Watsonville
Thu   9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.    Adams
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Session 1: Jan 18 - Mar 22 $70
Session 2: Mar 29 - May 31 $70 (No Class: Apr 5)

Birding
 

Brown Bag Birding
Stressed after a day at work? Want to learn more about local birds but can’t attend a morning class? Join us in the evening to enjoy your own brown bag light meal and bird local hot spots. Bring your brown bag, if desired, as well as binoculars and a field guide or app, if you have them. This is a class with just field trips and will involve mostly easy walking. It is designed primarily for beginners and those who've taken Birding Basics, but all are welcome. Students who can't attend the first class of each session must contact the instructor directly to learn where the next meeting place is. Please get contact information from the office.
First class meets at Ramsay Park Nature Center on Walker St.
Thu  5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.   Adams $70

Session 1: Mar 29 - May 31

Birding

Driver's Education Certificate
Get your California DMV approved Driver’s Education certificate through a 30 hour online class at your own pace. Upon receiving the driver’s education completion certificate, the student goes to the DMV to obtain the Provisional California Learner’s Permit then registers for behind-the-wheel training. Students, who register for both the online Driver’s education and the Driver’s Training with WAAE, will get a $10 discount on Driver’s Training.
https://waae.courseinstruction.com/course/register/1        $50

 

Driver's Education in Spanish  
Let us help you acquire your California Driver’s License. This course is to help prepare undocumented immigrants for the DMV written test. The class will be taught in Spanish.
ILC, Institute of Language and Culture
Room 4, 320 Rodriguez St., Watsonville
Thu 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Staff
Session 1: Aug 18 - Oct 20  $50
Session 2: Oct 27 - Dec 22    $50

 

Driver's Training Ongoing -Start Anytime-
Behind-the-wheel training and observation of other students is required. Dates and times arranged by appointment with the instructor. Students under 17½  years of age must complete Driver’s Education (offered online or through the high school) and bring Provisional California Learner’s Permit from the DMV to sign up for behind-the-wheel Driver’s Training at the Green Valley Center office. 

Days and times pre-arranged by instructors    Sunderland/Jones   $375

 

Smart Driver Program - AARP
Smart Driver classes are designed to help maturing drivers maintain safe driving skills and keep their licenses longer. California insurance companies are required by law to give a discount for three years to seniors 50 and over who complete this 2-day class. Students must pre-register by calling Fred at 831-247-3097.  This fee is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Payment is made at the 1st class.
Green Valley Center
Room 2, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville     
Mon & Tue  12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.   Dunn
Oct 2 - Oct 3

 

 

Drivers Education

Learn to Drive

First Aid Standard/CPR (Adults only)
This comprehensive course trains individuals to prevent, prepare for and respond to any type of workplace or home emergency. Participants will learn and practice adult CPR and first aid skills. Students should wear comfortable clothing. The certificate is valid for two years. (materials included) Dates TBD.
Green Valley Center Room 6, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Fri   8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Tapiz  $80
Session 1: Jan 19 $80
Session 2: Feb 2 $80
Session 3: Mar 2 $80
Session 4: Apr 13 $80
Session 5: May 11 $80

CPR
 

Croatian - Conversational, Beginning
There are many people in Watsonville and in Santa Cruz County whose ancestors came from Croatia. This class will teach basic conversational Croatian, vocabulary, conversation, greetings, and everyday expressions, as well as introduce students to the country of Croatia, its culture (food, music, customs, etc.), as well as the Croatian influence in the Pajaro Valley for over 140 years.
Green Valley Valley Center
Room 3, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Wed  6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.   Basor  
Session 1: Jan 17 - Mar 21    $90
Session 2: Mar 28 - Jun 6      $90

 

Spanish Low and High Intermediate Levels
This multi-level class is for students with some knowledge of Spanish and for students who have studied it for several semesters. Focus is on dialogue and communication among students of different levels. Mutual collaboration will result in having all the students progress at their own level. Required textbook: “ Curso Ségundo”, 2nd Edition (purchase at Green Valley Center of office).
Green Valley Center
Room 6, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Mon   4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.   Palacios
Session 1: Jan 22 - Mar 19      $90
Session 2: Mar 26 - Jun 4        $90

 

Spanish - Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced Cultural Studies
Designed for students who have intermediate to advanced Spanish language skills, this class provides an opportunity for students to practice advanced Spanish language conversation.
La Selva Beach Clubhouse 314 Estrella Avenue, La Selva Beach
Beginning
Tue    1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.     Sendell  
Session 1: Jan 16 - Mar 20      $50
Session 2: Mar 27 - Jun 5        $50

Intermediate/Advanced
Tue     2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.     Sendell  
Session 1: Jan 16 - Mar 20      $90
Session 2: Mar 27 - Jun 5        $90

Learning Croation
Learning Spanish



Learning Spanish

Sewing- Beginning 

This class if for students new to sewing. Get to know your sewing machine and it’s functions, learn clothing construction, sewing for the home and create unique gifts. Class will also cover pattern layout, fabric choices and different construction techniques. Please bring your sewing  machine and tools to class. Limited loaner machines are available for an extra fee.
Santa Cruz Center, 350 Taylor Street, Santa Cruz
Wed .  6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  Homan
Session 1:   Aug 16 - Oct 11        $105

Sewing Workshop 
An open lab style class for students who have completed Beginning Sewing or equivalent experience. Work on your projects in a supportive environment with a teacher available for assistance. Bring your sewing machine and tools to class.
Santa Cruz Center, 350 Taylor Street, Santa Cruz
Wed  6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Homan
Session 1:  Oct 18 - Dec 20  $105

Sewing workshop