Happy fall everyone! The Dublin Community Recreation Center Adult Program is excited to introduce over 15 new courses for fall 2016. You’ve asked and we’ve listened, partnered with several local companies to offer the public some exciting opportunities.
If you’re interested in learning some new culinary skills, you’re in luck, we’ve partnered with Local Matters to offer some unique cooking and technique classes here at the Recreation Center. If you’ve admired Dublin’s beautiful landscaping, then we’ve got the class for you.
We’ve teamed up with the City of Dublin’s Horticulture Department to offer a landscaping class to the public. If you’re interested in learning a new craft/hobby, we’ve added several Zentangle© classes to our offerings.
If you’re eager to train your brain, then be sure to check out our brain booster classes! If you’re still dreaming of your Hawaiian vacation, then be transported back to Hawaii by taking our Hawaiian Hula Dance- Let’s Move to the Music. In addition to our popular ballroom dance classes, we’re also offering an afternoon beginning ballroom class.
We also have some of our tried and true classes like Pottery Open Studio and the Divot League. We hope to see you in one of our many classes this fall!
NEW! Lunch and Learn Learning RX | Sign Up Now!
11/2/2016 12:00-1:00PM DCRC Talla 2
Do you love to learn? Are you lifelong learner? Join us for the lunch time to discover what cognitive skills are, how they can affect how we learn and think, and how you can train the brain. Be ready to participate in intense mental exercises… an exciting way to spend your lunch hour, training your brain in a fun way.
NEW! Trivia | Sign Up Now!
11/2/2016 7:00-8:30PM DCRC Talla 1
Do you love a challenge? Do you consider yourself a whiz at Jeopardy or just enjoy playing along at home with Alex Trebek? Well you’re in luck, the Dublin Recreation Center is hosting our very own trivia game show. Come solo or bring a team. We’ll have a potpourri of trivia questions, from pop culture to history, there’s sure to be a topic for everyone. We’ll provide the trivia questions and fun, you provide your knowledge. We can’t wait to see you there! Small prizes will be awarded for the top two teams/participants.
Pottery Open Studio | Sign Up Now!
11/3/2016-12/22/2016 NO CLASS 11/21/2016-11/25/2016 6:30-8:30 PM DCRC Ceramics Room
For both new and experienced ceramics students of all skill levels. New students will begin with the basics of clay hand building techniques such as pinch pots, slab rolling and coils. Textures, color, shape and differing styles are introduced as well as glazing and finishing techniques. Time permitting we work on the basics of throwing on the potter’s wheel. Experienced students can continue to refine their skills and work on ceramic projects of their own choice. The studio will be open for independent ceramic projects; instructional aid is available for individualized assistance, project ideas and technical expertise. Students can practice wheel throwing, hand building and have access to high-fire and low-fire glaze applications. All supplies are included in the fee, including firings done by the on-site instructor.
NEW! Italian Cooking With Aisha | Sign Up Now!
11/3/2016 6:00-8:00PM DCRC Kitchen
Aisha is here to share her passion for cooking with you. She’ll give participants the opportunity to cook a three course Italian meal, complete with an appetizer, entree and dessert. We’ll begin by making fresh bruschetta for the appetizer, for an entree we’ll make fresh homemade pasta and fresh pesto. For dessert, we’ll create scrumptious and zesty lemon cookies. Bring your appetite!
NEW! Photography Basics | Sign Up Now!
11/4/2016 6:30 – 8:30 PM Dublin Community Recreation Center
Learn about all the gear you need, the camera settings (shutter speed, aperture, ISO) you’ll want to use, and all kinds of shooting tips and techniques to help you take great photos. Participants should bring their camera to class.
NEW! Home Staging for the Home Owner | Sign Up Now!
11/5/2016 10:00-11:30am DCRC Talla 1
Learn what home staging is and why it is the essential element to getting your house sold quickly and for top dollar; even in a “hot” real estate market. Central Ohio’s award winning home stager will teach you ten staging tips and techniques to get your house ready to sell on your own. As well as provide guidance on when you should bring in a professional.
NEW! Brain Booster – Four Session | Sign Up Now!
11/7/2016-12/5/2016 NO CLASS 11/21/2016 6:00-7:00 PM DCRC Talla 3
Brain training puts clients with personal brain trainers for intense mental exercises that work on the skills the brain uses to think and learn. Brain Booster is perfect for adults who value an active, healthy brain. A Brain Trainer will meet with you in a small group and take you through an invigorating hour of mental exercise your brain will love. This class meets four times.
NEW! Perfect Pies | Sign Up Now!
11/13/2016 1:00-4:00PM DCRC Kitchen
Learn how easy pies can be! Make your own fresh pie filling and the perfect crust just in time for the holidays. Join Glass Rooster Cannery staff to make several seasonal fillings, a lattice top and a crumb topping for delicious and beautiful desserts. Taste your way through to discover your favorite!
NEW! Henna Designs | Sign Up Now!
11/16/2016 6:00-7:30PM DCRC Artis&Crafts
Henna is an art form that originates from India and the Middle East. We will learn about the historical and cultural aspects of henna, as well as learn how to mix henna paste. Participants will explore classic henna designs for hands, and apply the designs in class.