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FALL 2017 PROGRAMS & SCHEDULE

**NEW** Tai Chi

Sponsored by the Palos Verdes Library District. Try an outdoor tai chi class with an instructor from Torrance Memorial Medical Center’s Center for Healthy Living.

FREE!

Wed.   10/4 11:30am – 12:30pm  at Ernie Howlett Park

 

**NEW** Alzheimer Association “Brain Games”

Sponsored by the Palos Verdes Library District.  Join the Alzheimer’s Association to learn about the latest research providing insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Then enjoy a “Brain Game” session with an instructor from Torrance Memorial Medical Center’s Center for Healthy Living.

FREE!

Wed. 11/15  10:00 am – noon   at Rolling Hills Estates City Hall - Council Chambers

 

FIRST SATURDAY WALK

Bring your family and join us for an afternoon nature walk. Explore George F Canyon with an experienced Nature Guide on the first Saturday of each month. This popular casual walk is a perfect introduction to the canyon and its surroundings.

FREE! Register at www.pvplc.org, “Events & Activities” 

First Saturday of each month             10/7 – 11/4 – 12/2              9:00 am

 

BIRD WALK

Explore birds nesting in season at George F Canyon. Come meet the Naturalist at the south parking lot of the Nature Center for early morning bird watching. Beginners welcome. Binoculars will be supplied.

FREE! Register at www.pvplc.org, “Events & Activities"  

Fourth Wednesdays of each month      9/27 – 10/25 – 11/22 – 12/27        8:30 am

 

FULL MOON HIKE

Explore nocturnal sights with an expert naturalist under a full moon at the George F Canyon Nature Preserve. 

Must be age 9 and up. $12 per person. Reservations required at www.pvplc.org, "Events & Activities"  

Full Moon Nights                     10/6- 11/7 – 12/2                   Time: TBA

 

NATURE & ME STORYTIME: STORIES, SONGS, RHYTHM, AND RHYMES

Come enjoy an imaginative journey through stories and musical activities brought to you by the Palos Verdes Library District and the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at the George F Canyon Nature Center! This program is designed for parents and children ages 2-5 years, but all ages are welcome.

FREE! No registration required.

Friday                                      10/13                               Time: 9:30  am – 10am

 

GOLF LESSONS

Adults, ages 18 and up, will receive six lessons at the Los Verdes Golf Course with Mike Buroza, PGA Class “A” Member. Small class instruction will benefit players at all levels. Golf balls and golf clubs included.

RHE Resident Fee - $109 / Non-Resident Fee - $120

             Sat       9/16 – 10/21          11:30 am - 12:30 pm               

 

DOG AGILITY

Come play with your dog! Enjoy the sport of Dog Agility and learn to guide your dog through a course of obstacles.  One-hour classes will be offered for varying skill levels from Beginner to Advanced on Fridays at Ernie Howlett Park.  Please call (310) 200-0357 for more information about class levels and times. Instructor: Daniell Dumais

RHE Resident Fee: $160 / Non-Resident Fee: $176

 

PINTSIZE SPORTS & SOCCER

A perfect introduction to pre-school and elementary kids to a variety of sports in a positive and fun environment! Students learn the basic skills of soccer, hockey, basketball and tee-ball in Monday Pintsize Sports classes, while the Saturday soccer classes will focus on individual and team skills only. Both programs consist of warming up, stretching, and skill drills focusing on individual and team play. Your child will gain improved fitness, agility, stamina, and coordination. All equipment is provided. Classes will be held at Ernie Howlett Park. 

RHE Resident Fee - $86 / Non-Resident Fee - $95

Parent & Preschooler

Tue      9/19 - 11/14    Aged 3-5 + parent            4 Sports       2:30 – 3:10pm

Tue      9/19 - 11/14     Aged 3-5 + parent           Soccer         3:20 – 4:00pm

 

Ernie Howlett Tennis Lessons 

Learn the fundamentals of tennis and the strategy of match play with USPTA certified RHE Resident Tennis Pro, Bob Krueger. Bring a tennis racquet and one unopened can of balls to the first class. Classes meet once each week for eight weeks, beginning January 8.  No class on January 15 (M.L.K. Jr. Day) and February 19 (President’s Day). For more information, please call (310) 541-4585.

RHE Resident Fee - $68 / Non-Resident Fee - $75

Skill Levels:

I  Rules, scoring, forehand, backhand and serve

II  Lob, volley, overheads, ground stroke, serve, footwork

III  Drills, strategy, games and review for players with 60-80 percent consistency at skill level I and II

 

 

Monday

 

 

4-6 yrs. I

 

 

2:00-3:00 pm

Monday

7-10 yrs. II

3:00-4:00 pm

Monday

7-10 yrs. I

4:00-5:00 pm

Tuesday

11-13 yrs. III

3:00-4:00 pm

Tuesday

13-18 yrs. III

4:00-5:00 pm

Wednesday

13-18 yrs. II

3:00-4:00 pm

Wednesday

11-13 yrs. II

4:00-5:00 pm

Thursday

4-6 yrs. I

3:00-4:00 pm

Thursday

7-10 yrs. III

4:00-5:00 pm

Friday

Ladies III

9:00-10:00 am

Friday

Ladies III

10:00-11:00 am

Friday

Ladies II

11:00-12:00 pm

Friday

Ladies I

12:00-1:00 pm

Friday

11-13 yrs. I

3:00-4:00 pm

Friday

7-10 yrs. I

4:00-5:00 pm

Saturday

Adult II

9:00-10:00 am

Saturday

Adult I

10:00-11:00 am

Saturday

Adult III

11:00-12:00 pm