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  Bridge is a card game for four players working as two partnerships. It is known the world over as one of the most challenging and satisfying pastimes. The rules are simple, yet the fascination can be lifelong. This class introduces Bridge to newcomers, and also serves to reinforce the fundamentals of the game for current players. No Bridge experience required, but newcomers must attend the first lesson. $10 materials fee payable in class.  

2205X

Start date: 09/13/17

Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (9/13/2017-10/11/2017)

Course: $65.00

Materials: $10.00

Instructor : Morris Jones 

5 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Location : Arcadia High School Location : 
  Arcadia High School.

Room :  H104



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  In the game of Bridge, when both sides are bidding for the contract, the meanings of bids can change. Picking up where Bridge I leaves off, this course offers detailed coverage of situations that come up in competitive auctions. Learn how to get to your best spot, or prevent the opponents from getting to their ideal contract. Even seasoned bridge players often overlook many of these concepts. Along with bidding we include expert techniques for declarer play and defense. $10 materials fee payable in class. Prerequisite: Bridge I or similar experience as a bridge player  

2206X

Start date: 10/18/17

Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (10/18/2017-11/15/2017)

Course: $65.00

Materials: $10.00

Instructor : Morris Jones 

5 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Location : Arcadia High School Location : 
  Arcadia High School.

Room :  H104



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  You are now the caregiver! Do you know what to do? This stress-free, relaxed workshop, designed for caregivers, provides clear, easy to follow steps about how to organize your patient’s documents. Attendees build a binder specific to their patient’s needs, containing vital patient information such as instructions for daily needs/tasks, healthcare information, important medical documents, and a personal to-do–list. The course also will cover resources and services available to caregivers, and discuss the importance of Self-Care. $25 materials fee (for binder containing forms and information sheets) payable in class.  

0426X

Start date: 10/14/17

Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (10/14/2017-10/14/2017)

Course: $39.00

Materials: $25.00

Instructor : Shiral Torres 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Location : PCC Campus Location : 
  PCC Campus.

Room :  R117



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  It’s Not Just for Actors Anymore Explore your love of Improv and discover how to enhance your social and business interactions. We will join the Sierra Madre “Comedy Improv Club” for four fun and relaxed sessions at the Casa del Rey restaurant in Sierra Madre. Using comedy improv games and a few effective guidelines you will locate your funny bone, relieve stress, gain confidence, and make some great new friends. They say laughter is the best medicine, come fill your prescription! Note: This class is for first-time attendees only. Not available for returning students. Class is designed for adults.   Class Location:   Casa Del Rey Restaurant 31 N. Baldwin Ave. Sierra Madre, CA 91024  

4212X

Start date: 10/09/17

Weekly - Mon 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (10/9/2017-10/30/2017)

Course: $79.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : June Chandler 

4 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Location : Casa Del Rey Restaurant Location : 
  Casa Del Rey Restaurant.

Room :  N/A



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  3 Easy Steps All relationships require good communication. Good communication skills do not always solve problems or resolve issues, but without them, seldom are problems or issues resolved. Using a simplified version of Harville Hendrix's Dialogue solves the "I do not know what to say or how to say it" challenge. The Dialogue is a 3-step, practical communication tool teaching how to listen and respond without judgement, whether or not we are in agreement with what is said. Take this workshop if you:   Have a difficult time communicating, listening or feeling heard Feel frustrated with yourself when reacting rather than responding Want to build or rebuild your relationships Achieve real and safe connections in your relationships by following the 3 Easy Steps in dialoguing. It is helpful to register with someone with whom you can practice during and after the workshop. $10 materials fee payable in class.  

2006X

Start date: 10/28/17

Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (10/28/2017-10/28/2017)

Course: $49.00

Materials: $10.00

Instructor : Margaret Pappas 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Location : PCC Campus Location : 
  PCC Campus.

Room :  R307



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  Decision making is critical, as who we are today is primarily a result of the choices or decisions we have made in the past. In this class, we explore common ways we make decisions, when we tend to make them, and why making decisions is challenging. By understanding how the mind works and how common decision-making traps are avoided, participants will learn usable skills to make more effective personal and professional decisions. Bring a notebook, and pen or pencil. $1 materials fee payable in class.  

2241X

Start date: 10/09/17

Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (10/9/2017-10/11/2017)

Course: $49.00

Materials: $1.00

Instructor : Go Yoshida 

2 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon, Wed .

Location : Arcadia High School Location : 
  Arcadia High School.

Room :  H103



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  Second Saturday Second Saturday is for women needing to learn more about the process of divorce. The workshop consists of segments that are taught by a family law attorney, a financial professional, and a therapist. Divorce can be confusing, challenging, even devastating. Join us to gain a greater understanding of your situation, explore options available to save time and money, and talk with other women. Second Saturday was founded in 1989 by the non-profit WIFE.org (the Women’s Institute for Financial Education). For more information, visit www.SecondSaturday.com. Walk-In Registrations Welcomed!  

2071X

Start date: 09/09/17

Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (9/9/2017-9/9/2017)

Course: $45.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : John Vance 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Location : PCC Campus Location : 
  PCC Campus.

Room :  R113



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  Everyone has natural acting abilities. In this class, you will learn professional acting techniques to conquer self-consciousness and unlock your talent while having lots of fun. You will work every week on exercises, improvisations and script readings. The trend today is for real people to appear in reality shows and even commercials. If you decide to throw your hat in the ring, you will know the sane and practical way to add acting to your repertoire. Course is designed for adults. Student comments: "The techniques are very well explained and instantly applicable. I surprised myself." "I learned a lot about myself in this class."   

7729X

Start date: 09/09/17

Weekly - Sat 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM (9/9/2017-10/14/2017)

Course: $95.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : June Chandler 

6 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Location : PCC Campus Location : 
  PCC Campus.

Room :  R115



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  Join us for this fun, one-day workshop about the history and lore behind the Tarot. This workshop is designed to bring good Karma and to help gain a perspective into the nature of the universe in the Age of Aquarius. Your instructor will share her extensive knowledge of the Tarot, its continued fascination in our modern age, and how it can bring positive energy into the flow of your journey. You will learn to read the cards for yourself to delight and amaze your family and friends. Recommended: Bring a tarot card deck.  

2234X

Start date: 10/28/17

Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM (10/28/2017-10/28/2017)

Course: $45.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : Linda McBride 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Location : PCC Campus Location : 
  PCC Campus.

Room :  R113



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  Chess looks difficult – but is it? If you ever have wanted to learn and understand the game of chess, this is your opportunity! Designed for those with little or no chess playing experience ready to learn the fundamental rules of the game, how the pieces move, and basic strategy. A brief history of the game also will be given as well as information about the many opportunities to play chess such as at free online sites or at local chess clubs where you may participate in events approved by the United States Chess Federation.   Required Textbook: Let's Play Chess: A Step by Step Guide for New Players, by Bruce Pandolfini (ISBN: 978-1888690521) available online and at bookstores. List price: $19.95  

2220X

Start date: 09/13/17

Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (9/13/2017-11/1/2017)

Course: $85.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : John Wright 

8 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Location : Arcadia High School Location : 
  Arcadia High School.

Room :  H108



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  Students will learn how less stressful it is to be prepared instead of procrastinating, how to make the upcoming tax season stress free, what documents are needed to file your income tax returns, how simple it is to file your taxes when you use your Tax Preparation Binder a simple way to file your documents in an organized fashion and leave this workshop feeling calm, prepared, and ready for the upcoming tax season. $25 materials fee payable in class.  

0434X

Start date: 10/21/17

Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (10/21/2017-10/21/2017)

Course: $39.00

Materials: $25.00

Instructor : Shiral Torres 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Location : PCC Campus Location : 
  PCC Campus.

Room :  R117



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  Learn the importance of keeping track of income and expenses, and how crucial this is for the success of any business. Understand the importance of keeping documents accurate, updated, organized, and stored in a secure location. Discover the disadvantages of not having an organized system, how to simplify income tax preparation, and how to use a 12 month calendar to remain organized. Tips to simplify the rental property business also will be covered. $25 materials fee payable in class.  

0433X

Start date: 09/24/17

Weekly - Sun 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (9/24/2017-9/24/2017)

Course: $39.00

Materials: $25.00

Instructor : Shiral Torres 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly -Sun .

Location : PCC Campus Location : 
  PCC Campus.

Room :  R117



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