Paris travelogue coming up at Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center


By Terrie Litwin, RSF Senior Center, executive director

•“An Afternoon in Paris,” will be presented by Mark Anderson of Adventure Vacations at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 16. Enjoy an afternoon learning everything you ever wanted to know about Paris. Share your memories and receive great travel tips!

•Register now for Advanced Beginners/Intermediate Bridge with instructor Scott Farr, beginning at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18. This is a 10-week workshop; cost is $150 paid to the instructor. Reserve to 858-756-3041.

•Resource and Referral Service, available 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays: Seniors and their family members can speak with a staff member for valuable information to address a variety of needs. For assistance, or to schedule an appointment, call 858-756-3041.

•Watercolor Painting: Instructor Karen Athens will provide an introduction to watercolor painting. Students will learn about composition, use of color, and painting techniques. All levels of experience welcome! Class meets at 2 p.m. Tuesdays in July starting July 8. Cost for the class is $100 paid to the instructor. Reserve to 858 -756-3041.

•Balance & Fall Prevention Fitness Class: Meets at 10:45 a.m. Monday mornings. Licensed physical therapist Navid Hannanvash leads the class in performing practical and useful exercises to improve balance, strengthen muscles, and help prevent falls. A fee of $5 for each class is paid to the instructor.

•Classical Music Appreciation: Meets from 2-4 p.m. Mondays on July 7 and 21. Instructor Randy Malin leads this class featuring classical music composers and the music that has endured through the ages.

•Art History Video Lecture: Meets 2-3:45 p.m. July 14 and 28. Enjoy a fine art history video lecture from the Great Courses Teaching Company.

•Knitting Group: This informal group meets from 2-4 p.m. Thursdays. Bring a current project or start a new one. Please bring yarn and knitting needles!

•Oil Painting Class: This class is appropriate for all artists from beginning through advanced. Local artist Lynne Zimet instructs. Call 858-756-3041 for information about the next series of classes.

•Rancho San Café, French Discussion Group: Class resumes in September.

•Blood Pressure Readings: Free service provided by American Medical Response Ambulance Service from 9:30-10:30 a.m. every last Thursday. No appointment necessary.

•Acting Class with Monty Silverstone: Instructor Silverstone, accomplished actor and father of Hollywood actress Alicia Silverstone, will teach students about monologues, scene study, and cold reading from scripts. Call 858-756-3041 for information.