“Creative Retirement” | Arts and social program

Join Piedmont Adult School on Thursdays at the Creative Retirement Center located at the Veterans Hall, 401 Highland Ave.

Pre-registration is not required. Please feel free to just drop in! For more information call (510) 594-2655.

Activities includes:

  • Exercise for Seniors: Do you suffer from cramps or stiffness in your legs or arms? Do you tire easily? Wish you had more flexibility? Can you spare one hour a week? Come to the Creative Retirement Center and exercise with fellow seniors. Doctors agree that even moderate exercises can extend your life. In a short time you will feel healthier and have more pep. Vigor and fitness is not the domain of youth. Exercise sessions are split into two 1 hour sessions. 1st session: 9:00a – 10:00a, 2nd session: 10;00a – 11:00a. Limit: 25
  • Fine Arts Media: A class designed for older adults in which the student will re–learn old skills or learn new skills while experimenting with fine arts media. Learn techniques, color and composition, and skills designed to enhance personal, professional, and commercial growth. It is a one–on–one, self–paced class geared to the student’s level of ability. Areas of study include composition, perspective, color, use of 9–value gray scale and texture. Limit: 25
  • Needlework Craft Training: Students will learn new techniques and improve technical skills in knitting, sewing, crocheting and needlepoint. Start your own craftwork cottage industry! All levels from beginning to advanced are welcome. Bring in projects to be finished or start new ones. Some supplies and equipment provided. Students must provide their own materials (yarn, fabric, etc…)  Limit 25

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