Upcoming Short Courses Events


Oct 16 - Wednesday


Meditation for Health, Happiness and Success - 433

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Topics covered will teach the participant meditational methods to strengthen the body and mind. The methods shared with illustrate how to reduce stres…


Oct 17 - Thursday


Archaeo-Astronomy: Astronomy of the Ancient World - 482

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm


This course will explore the systems of astronomy developed by ancient cultures of the Americas, Europe, the Mediterranean region and the Near East. S…


Quantum Mechanics for Everyone - 440

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Quantum Mechanics is a branch of physics that tells us how the Universe works. It provides a set of laws that we believe is followed by everything. Fo…


Natural Strategies for Sluggish Thyroid - 452

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Come learn natural strategies for common symptoms of a sluggish thyroid including fatigue, slow and consistent weight gain, constipation, cold hands/ …


Oct 18 - Friday


Italian Home Cooking - 456

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm


Join Maria Luisa Manca and learn how to prepare dishes that are true to Italian home cooking. These recipes are family favorites that are guaranteed t…


Short Course: Finding Your Way Through the Night Sky - 377

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Learn to locate constellations and to identify some bright stars and planets. Understand the changes in the moon, the motions of the sky and the seaso…


Creating Art Like the Masters - 430

6:15 pm to 7:45 pm


This series of eight art classes reviews some of the most renowned masters in art making from classic to contemporary eras like Picasso and Georgia O&…


Oct 19 - Saturday


Silk Embroidery Painting - 428

10:30 am to 12:30 pm


Silk Embroidery classes bring a modern creativity to an ancient art form with unique and stunning designs that can be embroidered on wall panels, clot…


World Astronomy, Then and Now - 355

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Fujitsu Planetarium at De Anza


Using the magic of the Planetarium, you will enjoy learning about star patterns of various cultures and hear their stories. Investigate constellations…


You Can Play Ukulele! - 390

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm


The popularity of the Ukulele has grown tremendously over the years and since it is an easy instrument to learn, it can be quickly rewarding. Even if …


You Can Play Guitar! - 370

4:35 pm to 5:35 pm


Learn the basics of playing the guitar, including right- and left-hand technique, strumming chords and playing melodies. Instructor Rich Hawthorne wil…


Oct 22 - Tuesday


World Astronomy, Then and Now - 335

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm


Using the magic of the Planetarium, you will enjoy learning about star patterns of various cultures and hear their stories. Investigate constellations…


Oct 23 - Wednesday


Meditation for Health, Happiness and Success - 433

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Topics covered will teach the participant meditational methods to strengthen the body and mind. The methods shared with illustrate how to reduce stres…


Oct 24 - Thursday


Archaeo-Astronomy: Astronomy of the Ancient World - 482

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm


This course will explore the systems of astronomy developed by ancient cultures of the Americas, Europe, the Mediterranean region and the Near East. S…


Quantum Mechanics for Everyone - 440

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Quantum Mechanics is a branch of physics that tells us how the Universe works. It provides a set of laws that we believe is followed by everything. Fo…


Oct 25 - Friday


Creating Art Like the Masters - 430

6:15 pm to 7:45 pm


This series of eight art classes reviews some of the most renowned masters in art making from classic to contemporary eras like Picasso and Georgia O&…


Oct 26 - Saturday


Silk Embroidery Painting - 428

10:30 am to 12:30 pm


Silk Embroidery classes bring a modern creativity to an ancient art form with unique and stunning designs that can be embroidered on wall panels, clot…


World Astronomy, Then and Now - 355

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Fujitsu Planetarium at De Anza


Using the magic of the Planetarium, you will enjoy learning about star patterns of various cultures and hear their stories. Investigate constellations…


Oct 30 - Wednesday


Lost Civilizations - 490

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm


In this course, students will examine complex civilizations of the ancient world. They will learn about the rise and collapse of the ancient Harappan …


Meditation for Health, Happiness and Success - 433

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Topics covered will teach the participant meditational methods to strengthen the body and mind. The methods shared with illustrate how to reduce stres…


Nov 1 - Friday


Creating Art Like the Masters - 430

6:15 pm to 7:45 pm


This series of eight art classes reviews some of the most renowned masters in art making from classic to contemporary eras like Picasso and Georgia O&…


Nov 6 - Wednesday


Lost Civilizations - 490

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm


In this course, students will examine complex civilizations of the ancient world. They will learn about the rise and collapse of the ancient Harappan …


Meditation for Health, Happiness and Success - 433

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Topics covered will teach the participant meditational methods to strengthen the body and mind. The methods shared with illustrate how to reduce stres…


Nov 8 - Friday


Creating Art Like the Masters - 430

6:15 pm to 7:45 pm


This series of eight art classes reviews some of the most renowned masters in art making from classic to contemporary eras like Picasso and Georgia O&…


Nov 9 - Saturday


You're On The Air: How to Make it in Voice-Overs - 451

10:00 am to 12:00 pm


Successful voice-over artist Lisa Foster will introduce students to the voice-over business. This class will cover opportunities, techniques, income p…


Nov 13 - Wednesday


Astrophysics for Everyone - 375

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm


When you gaze at the night sky, do you feel a sense of awe or a curiosity to understand our universe? This is the class for you! This non-technical cl…


Lost Civilizations - 490

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm


In this course, students will examine complex civilizations of the ancient world. They will learn about the rise and collapse of the ancient Harappan …


Nov 16 - Saturday


Optimal Wellness and Longevity - 492

9:00 am to 12:00 pm


This class teaches techniques that may help increase vitality and longevity, using recent advances in optimal wellness and aging science. Students wil…


Nov 20 - Wednesday


Lost Civilizations - 490

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm


In this course, students will examine complex civilizations of the ancient world. They will learn about the rise and collapse of the ancient Harappan …


Dec 5 - Thursday


Einstein's Theory of Relativity for Everyone - 486

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Einstein’s theories of special and general relativity have stood the test of time for more than 100 years. This class will examine their develop…


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