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. Those interested in offering a class through Center Activities are welcome to apply, as we are constantly striving to bring a wide variety of extracurricular activities to the local community.

Registration deadlines for Leisure Activities will be the first day of classes for most offerings. Please call Center Activities to inquire about the possibility of registering for courses that have already begun. You may attend the first class for an opportunity to ask instructors questions prior to registering for courses that meet more than four times.

Einstein's Theory of Special Relativity Simply Explained

October 7 - 21
Learn what Einstein’s theory teaches us about space, time, and time travel using almost no math.
Program Fee: 
$8 HSU Students • $13 All Others
Day and Time: 
Tuesdays • 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Location: 
HSU Science Building A 564

Wine Tasting 101

October 8
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. This is the first class of their four class wine appreciation series and can be used for that series.
Program Fee: 
$20 HSU Students • $25 All Others
Day and Time: 
Wednesday • 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Location: 
Libation 761 8th Street, Suite D, Arcata, CA
Notes: 
You must be 21 and over with a valid ID to register for this class.

Making Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

October 11
Learn to make chocolate covered strawberries the easy way from a professional Chocolatier. Sandra Nakashima, founder and co-owner of Drakes Glen Creations will show you how to make artisan dipped strawberries. You will learn how to temper real chocolate, then dip strawberries and decorate. You will leave the class with the berries you dip and a deeper understanding of what goes into making chocolates. This is a fun class and no previous chocolate skill is needed.
Program Fee: 
$20 HSU Students • $30 All Others
Day and Time: 
Saturday • 9:30 - 11:00 AM
Location: 
Food Works Culinary Center, 100 Erikson Ct., Arcata

Introduction to Archery

October 11

Introduction to Archery is open to archers of every skill level. This course is designed to introduce beginning archers to the basic fundamentals of the sport in accordance with the National Training System; this includes: proper posture and alignment, aiming, the release and follow through. This class will utilize the hands-on application of using a bow and arrow in conjunction with demonstrations and lectures. This course will also discuss the proper care and use of archery equipment.

Program Fee: 
$30 HSU Students • $35 All Others
Day and Time: 
Saturday • 11:00am - 2:00pm
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Center 126
Notes: 
Participants will need to bring $5 on the day of the class to pay for equipment rental
Registration Deadline: 
Friday • October 10

Acting for Non-Actors

October 21 - December 9
Unleash your imagination! Take time off from your rational mind. Melt away shyness, grow confidence, self esteem, be spontaneous, play theatre games and practice being seen and heard without the pressure to perform. Non-stop encouragement replaces critique, judgment and competition in this fun, physical, goofy (proven effective) class. The instructor takes his cues from you and guides you toward personal freedom of expression in whatever direction you choose to go.
Program Fee: 
$30 HSU Students • $35 All Others
Day and Time: 
Tuesdays • 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Location: 
Recreation & Wellness Center Room 126
Notes: 
No acting experience necessary. This class will not meet the week of Nov. 25th.

Guitar Skills for the Modern Guitarist

October 23 - November 13
Learn how to become a better performer by acquiring a modern approach to the guitar. This course will give a brief overview of playing techniques, practice regimes, musicianship, and a few tips and tricks about recording and songwriting. Whether beginner or advanced, this course will help you become a better musician.
Program Fee: 
$22 HSU Students • $28 All Others
Day and Time: 
Thursdays • 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Room 122
Notes: 
Each participant must have their own instrument

Introduction to Archery

November 8

Introduction to Archery is open to archers of every skill level. This course is designed to introduce beginning archers to the basic fundamentals of the sport in accordance with the National Training System; this includes: proper posture and alignment, aiming, the release and follow through. This class will utilize the hands-on application of using a bow and arrow in conjunction with demonstrations and lectures. This course will also discuss the proper care and use of archery equipment.

Program Fee: 
$30 HSU Students • $35 All Others
Day and Time: 
Saturday • 11:00am - 2:00pm
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Center 126
Notes: 
Participants will need to bring $5 on the day of the class to pay for equipment rental
Registration Deadline: 
Friday • Novermber 7

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