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Call (805) 658-4726 or 805-654-7552 to register, if you already have an ACTIVENET account online, visit www.cityofventura.net
Classes and events held at the Barranca Vista Center ~ 7050 Ralston Street in Ventura unless otherwise noted
Introduction to Video Game Design & Coding 8-12 years
9/28-11/16 W 3:45-5 pm $129 #6760
Learn the basic principles of conditional coding and work with a partner on fundamental video game design elements working with Multimedia Fusion software.
Beginning Hip Hop 6-12 years
9/30-10/21 F 4:30-5:15 pm $40 #6810
Join other hip hoppers to learn basic moves in a fun environment. Wear comfortable clothes you can move in, no jeans or shorts, and sneakers. No classes 9/2-9/5. Class held at 1547 Los Angeles Ave #102, Ventura.
Pre-K Ballet/Acro PC 2-5 years
10/1-10/22 Sa 10:15-11 am $40 #6801
Learn basic ballet techniques such as pointing your toes, foot positions and balancing, plus somersaults and hand stands. Instructor Kelyla Nelson,1547 Los Angeles Ave #102 in Ventura.
Haunted Ventura County 6-12 years
10/4-10/18 Tu 4-5 pm $40 #7149
Take a closer look at such local historic and haunted sites as the Stage Coach Inn, Heritage Square and Ortega and Olivas Adobes with a weekend field trip for an up-close investigation.
Figurative Clay Sculpture 16 years-adult
10/5-11/2 W 6:15-8:15 pm $110+$20 materials fee #6785
Create your own figure and face sculptures using a variety of techniques. Instructor Kim Clarke.
Meditate for Mind Body Health 18 years-adult
10/6-10/27 Th 7-8 pm $75 #6751
We sit in chairs (bring pillows if needed) to practice silent concentration and mindfulness meditations to reduce stress, anxiety, insomnia and pain. Instructor PHD Psychologist Kimberly Wulfert.
Canine Body Language Seminar 18 years-adult
10/8 Sa 10 am-12 pm $20 #6770
Tail wagging doesn’t always mean “happy.” Learn to identify signs of anxiety versus playfulness as you open new lines of communication with your dog. Leave your dog at home and join Registered Veterinary Technician and Certified Professional Dog Trainer Shannon Coyner. Class held at 3521 Arundel Circle #B. www.venturapetwellness.com.
Tap with Haley 18 years-adult
10/9-11/13 Su 3-4 pm $60 #6829
Get a great mental/physical workout with simple tap steps and rhythm patterns. All dance levels welcome. Instructor Haley-Nicole Harwood.
Tai Chi Xing Yi
10/11-11/10 Tu/Th 12-1 PM $72 #7441
Learn Chinese physical culture, mental exercises, and mind-body systems as you practice traditional elements of Chen and Shao Lin style, Tai Chi, Qigong, and more with World and National Champion Martial Artist, Eric Zhang. No class 10/25 & 10/27
Olive Oil Tasting, Snacks and Art Sketching 18 years-adult
10/12 W 1-4 pm $40+$20 materials fee #7160
10/15 Sa 1-4 pm $40+$20 materials fee #7161
Sketch and tour Ojai Olive Oil’s groves. Taste its oils and create a refreshing drink of vinegar, herbs and fruit (recipes included). Meet at 1811 Ladera Rd, Ojai.