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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


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.        $50

DriverEducation ISpanish  

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 1Aug 18 - Oct 20  $50
Session 2: Oct 27 - Dec 22


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   $350

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


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: Sep

Session 2: Oct
Session 3: Nov
Session 4: Dec

The Watsonville Community Band
Needs You!


Cost: FREE
Current PVUSD high school students: FREE!
Adult students: FREE!
Band questions: Barbara Smith

See Flyer attached for more information


Watsonville Band  


WASC SPRING 2017 Brochure
FALL 2017


Birding Basics    Registration

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

Session 1: Aug 17 - Oct 19     $70

Session 2: Oct 26 - Dec 21     $70

Brown Bag Birding   Registration

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
Session 1: Aug 17 - Oct 19    $70