UC Community Library October Event Highlights, 4155 Governor Drive

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UC Community Library October Event Highlights | 4155 Governor Drive | 858-552-1655 | sandiego.gov/public-library

Adults

Qi Gong – Every Monday @ 9:30 – 11:30 AM. Qi Gong (Chi Gong) is a simple preventative health method of relaxing and harmonizing the body. These gentle exercises are suitable for any age and health condition.

Zumba for Special Needs and Beginners – Every Monday @ 1:00 – 2:00 PM. Led by Lis Garces, a licensed Zumba® instructor since 2007. Lis is the Founder and Director of the Juan Carlos Organization which provides dance therapy exercise for the Special Needs Community.

Adult Yoga – Every Tuesday @ 4:00 – 5:00 PM. Gentle exercises to aid flexibility and improve concentration. Bring your own yoga mat or towel.

Chair Sit Yoga – Tuesday October 6 and 20 @ 2:00 – 3:00 PM. Get fit where you sit! Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair or standing using a chair for support.

Yale Strom & Hot Pstromi – Wednesday October 7 @ 6:30 – 7:30 PM. Yale Strom is a pioneer among Klezmer revivalists. The Hot Pstromi bandleader did extensive field research in Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans among the Jewish and Roma communities. His scholarship underlies the foundation for one of the hottest, most limber and entertaining Klezmer units around. Hot Pstromi’s sound – a fusion of traditional Klezmer, new Jewish music, Gypsy, Chassidic, world beat, and Balkan is infused with jaw-dropping roller-coasters of improvisational breaks

Memoir Writing Group – Thursday October 8 and 22 @ 1:15 – 3:00 PM. Make your memoir sparkle. Your memories are priceless. You are the only one who can write them. Find guidance, inspiration and acceptance of the past in this new writing group. Space is limited. To RSVP please call (858)552-1655.

Accordion Club – Saturday October 10 @ 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. All are welcome! Second Saturday of each month.

Diabetes Lecture – Tuesday October 13 @ 1:00 – 3:00 PM. How to prevent, control, and eliminate diabetes. Limited space please call (619)275-3683 to RSVP. Presented by: The Foundation for Wellness Professionals, a nonprofit.

Oasis: Food and Mood: The Nutrition Connection – Thursday October 15 @ 2:00 – 3:30 PM. What you eat and drink, as well as how much and how often, can have a significant effect on your mood, energy level, mental health, and ability to cope with stress. Common imbalances connected to nutrition are known to worsen mood and motivation. Emphasis will be on dietary choices that support normal blood sugar levels and supply the amino acid-building blocks for neurotransmitters, as well as the B-vitamins and essential fats required for normal brain function.

Scrabble Club – Tuesday, October 27 @ 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. All are welcome! Bring your own board and meet new friends!

UC Book Club – Wednesday, October 28 @ 2:00 PM. The Book Club will be discussing The 19th wife. It is 1875, and Ann Eliza Young has recently separated from her powerful husband, Brigham Young, prophet and leader of the Mormon Church. Expelled and an outcast, Ann Eliza embarks on a crusade to end polygamy in the United States.

Children

Preschool StoryTime for Kids – Every Thursday @ 10:30 – 11:30 AM. Join us for stories, crafts, finger plays and songs.

Makerspace Craft Station – All week long (Monday – Saturday). A craft station is available in the Children’s Area during library hours with a different craft each week.

SD Book Arts – Wednesday October 21 @ 1:30 – 2:30 PM. “Dia de Los Muertos” Flip and Fold Book. Celebrate this colorful holiday with your drawings responding to the words that are significant to the day. The simple book is a traditional structure that is fun to make.

Halloween Movie – Friday, October 30 @ 3 – 5 PM. For more information on what movie we will be playing, call the library at 858-552-1655.

Tweens/Teens

Go Gaming – Every Tuesday @ 2:30 – 4:30 PM. Learn the ancient mind game of Go from the President of the San Diego Chapter of the American Go Association.

Kendama Club – Every Wednesday @ 1:30 – 2:00 PM. Test your skills against others learn new tricks and just have FUN!!!

Video Game Fridays – Every Friday @ 3:00 – 4:00 PM. Wii gaming with your friends, Get your game on!

Teen Writing Club – Thursday October 8 @ 4:00 – 5:00 PM. A fable is a story that helps us make our lives work, as individuals and as a society. Why? How? With modern fabulist Margaret Harmon, read a 21st-century fable and discover how to make your own wishes come true.

Notes: Many thanks to the Friends of the Library for their generous sponsorship. You, too, can be a Friend; ask at the Check Out Desk. Please call the libraries to confirm any given program. Changes are rare, but may occur.


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