Classes & Programs

The Community House is a vital center for the exploration and development of new passions. Whether you are looking to learn a new skill or perfect a lifelong craft, you can find your place right here in our community’s home.

We invite you to partake in over 1000 classes and programs offered each year at The Community House! Classes at The Community House are offered throughout the year on a quarterly basis and are open to everyone. We offer a variety of topics for children, adults, families and professionals.

Check out our CLASS CATEGORIES and REGISTER below!

  • You can view our Spring catalog (April 3-June 15) HERE.
  • Interested in being an instructor? Click HERE.


Want to take a trip back in time to explore the details of the world’s most famous artists and eras? Learn about dramatic architectural and artistic developments that helped to transform our culture in one of our many art history lecture series. Check out the types of art history classes we offer below!

  • CultureTalks Lecture Series
  • Art Lecture Series with Michael Farrell
  • Art Lecture Series with Wendy Evans



Are you ready to discover your inner artist? Here at The Community House, we offer everything from knitting to watercolor painting and even calligraphy. This is your time to get crafty! Check out some of our arts & crafts classes below.

  • Knitting
  • Beading
  • Calligraphy
  • Watercolor, Oil & Acrylic Painting (beginning and continuing)
  • Zentangle



Asian, French, Italian, vegetarian…it’s time to learn how to cook your favorite dishes! If you’re ready to get creative in the kitchen, then it’s time for you to join us for one of our many delicious cooking classes. Check out a few of our offerings below.

  • Fortune Cooking Series with Chef Tom Lin
  • Wildtree Meals Workshops
  • Quick & Easy Cooking Series with Chef Pam Gustairs
  • French Gourmet Cooking Series with Lucile Palancher
  • Kids in the Kitchen Cooking Series with Chef Louise Coleman
  • Delicious & Healthy Cooking Series with Chef Lisa Howard
  • Italian Cooking



Here at The Community House, we offer a wonderful array of fitness and yoga classes for enthusiasts of all skill levels. From gentle Sunday yoga to Tai Chi, you can start your personalized fitness journey right here at the House. Check out some of our fitness and yoga classes below.

  • Yoga
  • Tai Chi and Qi Gong
  • MELT
  • Belly Dance
  • Fit4Baby
  • Stroller Strides
  • Karate
  • Barre
  • Pilates
  • Essentrics



It’s time to play! Come to The Community House for a fun escape into our world of games. Learn the tactics and tricks behind classic games like Canasta and Mah Jongg. Check out our game classes below.

  • Canasta
  • Bridge
  • Mah Jongg



Find your zen, learn about holistic healing or dive into the must-knows of healthy eating right here at The Community House. Our health and wellness classes give you a chance to explore new, simple ways where you can integrate healthy physical, emotional and spiritual habits into your every day lifestyle. Check out our classes below.

  • Wellness at Every Age!
  • Conscious Health Series
  • Meditation
  • Self Defense (Women / Children)
  • Get Certified (CPR / AED / First Aid)
  • Safe on Campus
  • Mood & Pain Management with Essential Oils
  • Skin & Body Care
  • Nurturing Your Student’s Hobbies
  • Students & the Use of Technology
  • Embodied Practice for Addictions



Green thumb or no green thumb, our gardening classes at The Community House are fun and helpful to everyone from a weekend warrior to a Master Gardener. Check out our classes below.

  • House Plants for Your House with George Papadelis from Telly’s Greenhouse
  • Container Gardening with George Papadelis from Telly’s Greenhouse



The joys of everlasting friendships and unforgettable summer experiences start right here at The Community House. What better way to liven up your child’s summer than with one of our exciting camps! We offer camps for ages 3-18 with everything from music and science to sports and more, giving your child the opportunity to explore new passions and make lifelong friends.

  • Theatre
  • Chess
  • Lego
  • Engineering & Science (Mad Science Flight Academy)
  • Music (Band) & Dance
  • Fencing & Karate
  • Cooking
  • Fashion Design & Sewing
  • Photography
  • Art
  • All Day Camp (New!)



Music, playtime, drawing, acting…here at The Community House we offer a variety of classes where families can come together and enjoy the beauties of connecting and growing with your children. Check out our family-friendly classes below.

  • Kindermusik
  • Play & Make Music with Miss Marie
  • Kids in the Kitchen Cooking Series with Chef Louise Coleman
  • Nurturing Your Student’s Hobbies
  • Students & the Use of Technology
  • StoryTime & Crafts with Cowboy Alex
  • Self-Defense for Children
  • Babysitter Safety



Looking to immerse yourself in a new culture? Start by learning their language! We offer a variety of foreign language courses for people of all skill levels and interests. Spanish, Italian, French, ASL…we have it all here! Get started by checking out our language classes below.

  • French
  • Spanish
  • Italian



Sip on fine wine, explore the history behind your favorite bourbon and expand your pallet with our unique wine and spirits courses. Come enjoy a fun class with friends and tap into your inner sommelier. Check out our wine and spirit classes below.

  • Cinco de Mayo Mixology
  • Taste Like a Pro
  • Mom’s Night Out!
  • Patio Pounders
  • ABC (Anything But Cabernet)
  • Southern Hemisphere Wines



Are you looking to explore your musical talents but don’t know where to start? Check out our music classes below for a chance to embark on a harmonious journey with The Community House. Learn how to play the piano, harmonica or even the guitar!

  • Introductory Singing Workshop
  • Piano (beginners & intermediate)
  • Harmonica 101
  • Ukulele 101
  • Suzuki Training



Calling all photographers! Find the angles, explore the lighting and capture life’s most memorable moments with the help of photography classes at The Community House. Developing lifelong passions starts here. Check out our photography classes below.

  • Digital Photography
  • Advanced Digital Photography


Special Interest

Looking to tap into a specialty like creative writing or psychic reading? Start here! We offer various classes that meet an array of interests within our community. Check out our offerings below!

  • Spirituality Series
  • House Plants for Your House
  • Container Gardening
  • Psychic Series
  • Publish Your Book / Build Your Blog
  • Creative Fiction Writing (beginning & advanced)
  • Long-Term Investment Success Series


Sponsored PROGRAMS

We offer a variety of programs that are free to the public. That’s right! If you’re interested in our unique retirement workshops, investing lectures and social security explorations taught by certified instructors, then you’ve come to the right place. Check out our free classes below.

  • Real Estate Expo
  • Rethinking Retirement Workshop
  • Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits



Take the trip of a lifetime with The Community House and Jaya Travel!

  • Amalfi Coast & Rome Italy Tour
  • San Francisco & Napa Valley Tour


Time To Get Involved

Start your philanthropic journey with The Community House and become a part of our extraordinary legacy. Whether it's a gift of your time, talent or treasure, we welcome your involvement with our organization as we strive to preserve the house people have been calling home for over a century. The time is now!

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