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Preparation and planning are the keys to handling an animal medical emergency. Students will learn how to respond effectively, minimize suffering and prevent further injury while transporting an animal to the vet. This class covers a range of injuries and illnesses and the appropriate measures to take with various types of animals. Please do not bring your pet.
Instructor: Peter Pay has been teaching Pet First Aid and CPR classes in the Bay Area for over 12 years and is certified by the American Safety & Health Institute.
Cost: $45
Date, time and location: Oct. 14 (Saturday),
9 a.m.-1 p.m., Room L42
Learn the basics of playing the guitar, including right- and left-hand technique, strumming chords and playing melodies. Instructor
Rich Hawthorne will teach you how to play simple blues, rock and folk songs. This is an
absolute beginner’s course, with no experience necessary. This course is also recommended for students who have some playing skills, but no formal instruction. It’s never too late to learn an instrument!
Instructor: Rich Hawthorne has been a Bay Area guitar instructor for more than 20 years and is the co-author of “I’ve Always Wanted to
Play Guitar.”
Class Requirements: Guitars are required and can be rented from the instructor for $35 before the class begins. To rent a guitar, please contact the instructor at least one week in advance.
Cost: $89
Dates, time and location: Sept. 30, Oct. 7, 14, 21 and 28, Nov. 4 (six Saturdays), 4-5 p.m., Room L43
Finance & Real Estate
Participants will be introduced to key concepts and practices of wise money management targeting retirement. Students learn about investments, long-term health care, Social Security and Medicare, managing money
for secure income and reduced taxes, estate planning, lifestyle issues and pension options. As part of the course, students receive a 100- page workbook, detailing the vital retirement strategies covered in the workshop, along with guidelines for personalized financial retirement planning.
Instructors: Dennis Shapses and David Cuellar have a combined 50 years of experience in the financial industry with one of America’s premier banking institutions.
Class Requirements: Recommended for students aged 45-64
Cost: $69
Dates, times and location: Session 1, Oct. 12, 19 and 26, Nov. 2 (four Thursdays), 6:30-9:30 p.m., Room G4 OR Session 2, Oct. 14 and 21 (two Saturdays), 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Room G4

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