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Classes and Programs

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Master’s Swim - 2014-2015

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/14/2014, End Date: 06/18/2015, Time: 7:15 AM-7:15 AM

(Ages: 19+ yrs) For adults who have an interest in improving or continuing to keep their competitive edge. Training includes a variety of drills to perfect stroke technique and challenging speed sets.

Reader's Choice - Adults

LSJCC, Start Date: 10/14/2014, End Date: 05/26/2015, Time: 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

Monthly facilitated Book Group meets on Tuesday nights. Ranging from fiction, memoir, nonfiction and more, participants choose the books that they will be reading. Special Skype sessions with authors will be planned. Join anytime. Call 617-558-6480. Please come to first session having read "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, one of The New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of the Year. Cost: $10 per session; $60/All sessions JCC member cost: $8 per session; $50/All sessions Facilitated by Talya Sokoll, Master Library Science, MA, English Education

Watercolor Studio - Adults - Spring

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/06/2015, End Date: 06/15/2015, Time: 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

(Intermediate/Advanced) Explore color, textures and different techniqures unique to watercolor. We will work in realistic and abstract forms in an exciting, supportive environment. Composition and drawing are an integral part of this course. Instructor: Marjorie Gerber Gold

Playing Better Bridge - Adults - Winter

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/06/2015, End Date: 06/15/2015, Time: 12:00 PM-2:00 PM

(Beginners/Intermediates) Designed for Social Bridge players who know how to bid to contract and would like to improve their play. Improve declarer play at No Trump and Suit contracts; defender leads and signals; and tips for planning the play. Advanced bidding techniques will be explored. Duplicate players welcome. Instructor: Sam Seicol

New to Oil Painting - Adults - Spring

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/07/2015, End Date: 06/16/2015, Time: 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

(Beginners) Start with exercises needed to learn oil painting such as brush handling and painting with limited palettes. Finding shape, values and edges, color mixing, drawing and compositions will be covered. Bring soft pencil, eraser, sketchbook and several choices of pictures to work from to first class. Instructor: Susan Kelley www.artistcolony.com/

Oil and Acrylic Painting - Adults - Spring

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/07/2015, End Date: 06/16/2015, Time: 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

(Intermediate/Advanced) Study color theory and the fundamental concepts of mixing and controlling color. Emphasis will be on students’ needs and styles of expression. Still life, photos, art of the masters, and imagination will provide sources for projects. New students welcome with permission of instructor. Materials list available upon registration. Instructor: Ruth Kates www.ruthkates.com

Charcoal Workshop - Adults - Spring

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/07/2015, End Date: 06/16/2015, Time: 1:15 PM-2:45 PM

(All levels) Learn to turn form in black and white. Using charcoal, learn how to draw, with an emphasis on shape, value and edges and getting a likeness. Materials list available upon registration. Instructor: Susan Kelley

Klezmer Plus - Adults - Spring

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/07/2015, End Date: 06/16/2015, Time: 8:00 PM-9:30 PM

(All levels) While klezmer music, a centuries-old folk art from Eastern Europe, is emphasized we will also explore the multi-faceted palate of Jewish music. Almost any instrument (winds, brass, strings, voice and piano) can be worked into this ensemble. Includes coaching and historical background with occasional performances. Instructor: Barry Shapiro

Personal Strength & Flexibility Training (Advanced) - Adults - Spring

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/08/2015, End Date: 06/17/2015, Time: 6:00 AM-7:00 AM

A 60-minute class led by a personal trainer focusing on strength training and flexibility. Learn proper form for various exercises and why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Class includes strength training for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, flexibility and stretching. A complete workout for all fitness levels. John Clinkscale

Personal Strength & Flexibility Training (Beginner) - Adults - Spring

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/08/2015, End Date: 06/17/2015, Time: 7:00 AM-8:00 AM

A 60-minute class led by a personal trainer focusing on strength training and flexibility. Learn proper form for various exercises and why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Class includes strength training for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, flexibility and stretching. A complete workout for all fitness levels. John Clinkscale

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