Tiny Tots Pumpkin Party Bring your little pumpkin to the Civic Center on October 29 to make some holiday Crafts. Space is limited, so pre-registration is required. Register at 678 W. 18th Street or by calling 385-6298. Registration deadline is October 27. MARTIAL ARTS INSTRUCTION
Uechi Ryu Karate (Ages 6 & up) Uechi Ryu karate is a traditional Okinawan martial art with roots in Southern Chinese Kung Fu. With over 25 years of Martial Arts experience, Sensei Scott Lemberger emphasizes practical self defense combined with philosophical tenets of honesty, integrity, discipline and respect. Cost: $45/month Dates: Mondays and Thursdays I (ages 6-12): 5:30-6:30pm II (ages 13 & up): 6:45-8:00pm Location: Rossotti Ed-Zoo-Cation Center
Danzan Ryu Jujitsu (Ages 18 & up)
Danzan Ryu Jujitsu is an ancient and extremely effective martial art: the mother art of many modern martial disciplines and sports. It includes a comprehensive array of techniques such as strikes, throws, joint locks and breaks, escapes from holds, use of and defense against weaponry (both ancient and modern).
Jujitsu relies not on the strength and size of the practitioner, but rather on a sense of timing and distance and the ability to perform the technique smoothly and by reflex. This ancient art is physically demanding.
Days/Times: Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Session Dates: Ongoing, Adults Only Instructor: Jeff Doyle (2nd degree blackbelt) Fee: $35/ 6 week session Location: Golden Valley High School Wrestling Room, 2121 E. Childs Ave.
Hunter Safety and Range Instruction The Hunter Safety Course includes the basic 10 hour minimum California Departmnet of Fish and Game course, which cover the mandatory areas of hunter safety (3 hours), principles of conservation (1 hour) and sportsmanship and ethics (2 hours). There will be hands on instruction and it will include live fire at an out door range. Instructor Mark Akers brings 16 years of hunter safety instruction to the program. Participants must be prepared for the weather on the day of the live fire portion of the class
Dates/Times: Saturday & Sunday 8am-5pm, 10/25 & 10/26, 11/15 & 11/16 Location: Merced Senior Community Center, 755 W. 15th Fee: $10/2 days
Saturday 8:00-11:45 am: Lecture 1:00-5:00pm: Range