Leisure Activities

Take advantage of this unique program offering personal enrichment and skill acquisition courses encompassing the arts, movement, skills, training and more! Our highly qualified Leisure Instructors bring extensive experience to the diverse range of classes offered through this program. Registration deadlines for Leisure Activities will be the first day of classes for most offerings.



 

 

Einstein’s Theory of Special Relativity Simply Explained

May 24, 26, 31 and June 2
Einstein revolutionized physics with Relativity. He showed how absolute space and time don’t exist, that mass and energy are two sides of the same coin and that gravity is not a spooky force acting at a distance. Not to mention E=mc squared.

First Time Home Buyer’s Seminar

May 23, 25, 30 and June 1
Learn all you need to know to buy your first home: Finding it, financing,inspections, disclosures, negotiations, contracts, taxes, and more.
 

Introduction to Archery

July 21
This class is designed to introduce archery through the hands-on application of using a bow and arrow. You will learn the fundamentals of archery as well as the proper care and use of archery equipment.
 

Introduction to Archery

June 23
This class is designed to introduce archery through the hands-on application of using a bow and arrow. You will learn the fundamentals of archery as well as the proper care and use of archery equipment.
 

Light Bulb Terrarium

March 24
In this class you will learn how to take an old light bulb and remove the parts to create an empty glass vessel. You will then add gravel, soil, up-cycled toys and trinkets and a succulent to finish off your terrarium. Take your unique creation home after the course.

Understanding the Language of Birds (No Longer Available: Low Enrollment)

April 24
Understanding the language of birds - what they are telling each other and what they are telling us - will enrich your life in practical and surprising ways.

Subversive Cross Stitch

February 4

Join artists and makers from SCRAP Humboldt in creating a Cross Stitch wall hanging. SCRAP Humboldt is a local creative reuse center that aims to divert materials from the waste stream by reusing them to make  creative projects. This is not your granny’s cross stitch class!

Introduction to Archery

April 30

This class is designed to introduce beginning archers to the basic fundamentals of the sport in accordance with the National Training System. The class will focus on proper posture and alignment, aiming, the release and follow through as well as  proper care and use of archery equipment.

Wine Tasting

February 29
Ever wonder what swirling wine in the glass was about? What do the “legs” really mean? This two hour class will show you how to understand and appreciate wine. To be held at Libation on the plaza in Arcata.
 

EVENTS

This course provides first responders and healthcare providers the requisite knowledge and skills...
June 4
Beginners are welcomed! Isshinryu Karate is a classical style of Okinawan Karate. Participants...
June 6 - July 27
This two-hour on-land session will focus on the anatomy of boats, proper outfitting, gear and...
June 8
Learn to care for breathing and cardiac emergencies for adults including the use of Automated...
June 11