Classes & Programs

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Cooking Classes

Busy Bees Cooks (Ages 4-6 yrs)

Chef Lynda Rexroat

The children will learn to make all new recipes bread, soups, salads, veggies, and of course, dessert. kids eat what they cook and learn a life skill too. We will learn about food and kitchen safety. Please let us know about any food allergies before the class starts and wear close-toed shoes.

Days Time Age Location
Tu 1-3p 4-6 RLCC
Course # Res/NR Dates
2500 $368/$400 1/10-2/7
2500 $368/$400 2/14-3/14
2500 $473/$516 4/11-5/23


We Teach Your Kids To Cook (Ages 7-12 yrs)

Chef Lynda Rexroat

Kids come and join our first & second 5-week cooking class sessions. Make new friends while learning the life skill of cooking and eating healthy. We will be making bread. soups, salads, main courses, and of course, dessert. Please wear closed shoes to all classes, and let us know of any food allergies or religious food observances before class begins.

Days Time Age Location
Tu 4-6p 7-12 RLCC
Course # Res/NR Dates
2503 $368/$400 1/10-2/7
2503 $368/$400 2/14-3/14
2503 $473/$516 4/11-5/23

Cookies Galore (Ages 6-12 yrs)

Cookie Round the World Staff

From sandwich cookies to sugar cookies, from lemon pudding cookies to chocolate chip cookies, from gingerbread cookies to chocolate decadent cookies…. Each class is a cookie extravaganza! $35 (by check) pay to the instructor on the first day of class.

Days Time Res / NR Location
W 3:30-5p $213/$234 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2510 6-12 2/15-3/29

Food Fusion (Ages 6-12 yrs)

Cooking Round The World Staff

Food Fusion is a form of cooking that combines contrasting flavors into a single dish! From pizza, tacos, to fruit sushi, to pretzel dogs, to Pad Thai burritos…. Children will get a kick out of putting two different tastes together into one dish! $20 (by check) pay to the instructor on the first day of class.

Days Time Res / NR Location
W 3:30-5p $123/$135 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2510 6-12 4/12-5/3

Pizza Mania (Ages 6-12 yrs)

Cooking Round The World Staff

If your child is a pizza hound, this is the class for them! Pizza’s Round the World will make at least two different pizzas each day! From Indian Naan bread pizza to French Benedict Pizza, to German berry dessert pizza…. Children will learn to make… and love to eat a variety of pizzas. $20 (by check) pay to the instructor on the first day of class.

Days Time Res / NR Location
W 3:30-5p $123/$135 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2510 6-12 5/10-5/31

Dance Classes

Livermore Ballet School

April Wagner received her training with Contra Costa Ballet. She received scholarships to Joffrey Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, and Pennsylvania Ballet, among others. She spent three consecutive summers with the School of American Ballet at Lincoln Center in NYC and has taught ballet for 19 years. 5 classes. Student focus on longer barre and intermediate steps in center. Prior ballet experience is recommended however, not mandatory.

Ballet 2 (Ages 8-11 yrs)

Livermore Ballet School Staff 

Days Time Res / NR Location
Tu 3:45-4:30p $68/$74 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2115.101 8-11 1/10-2/7
2115.102 8-11 2/14-3/14
2115.103 8-11 3/21-4/25
2115.104 8-11 5/2-5/30

Ballet 4 (Ages 11-18 yrs)

Livermore Ballet School Staff 

Days Time Res / NR Location
Tu 4:30-5:30pm $68/$74 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2114.101 11-18 1/10-2/7
2114.102 11-18 2/14-3/14
2114.103 11-18 3/21-4/25
2114.104 11-18 5/2-5/30

Tuesday Ballet Pointe (Ages 11+ yrs)

Livermore Ballet School Staff 

Age Time Res / NR Location
11+ 5:30-6:30pm $68/$74 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2118.101 Tu 1/10-2/7
2118.102 Tu 2/14-3/14
2118.103 Tu 3/21-4/25
2118.104 Tu 5/2-5/30

Thursday Ballet Pointe (Ages 11+ yrs)

Livermore Ballet School Staff 

Days Time Res / NR Location
Th 5:30-6:30pm $68/$74 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2119.101 11+ 1/12-2/9
2119.102 11+ 2/16-3/16
2119.103 11+ 3/23-4/27
2119.104 11+ 5/4-6/1

Ballet 1A-1B-1C (Ages 5-9 yrs)

Livermore Ballet School Staff 

Days Time Res / NR Location
Wed 4:15-5p $68/$74 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2110.101 5-9 1/11-2/8
2110.102 5-9 2/15-3/15
2110.103 5-9 3/22-4/26
2110.104 5-9 5/3-5/31

Fairy Tale Ballet (Ages 3-4 yrs)

Livermore Ballet School Staff 

Days Time Res / NR Location
Wed 5-5:45pm $68/$74 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2111.101 3-4 1/11-2/8
2111.102 3-4 2/15-3/15
2111.103 3-4 3/22-4/26
2111.104 3-4 5/3-5/31

Fairy Tale Ballet (Ages 4-5 yrs)

Livermore Ballet School Staff 

Days Time Res / NR Location
Wed 5:45-6:30pm $68/$74 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2112.101 4-5 1/11-2/8
2112.102 4-5 2/15-3/15
2112.103 4-5 3/22-4/26
2112.104 4-5 5/3-5/31

Ballet 3-4 (Ages 11-18 yrs)

Livermore Ballet School Staff 

Days Time Res / NR Location
Th 4:30-5:30pm $68/$74 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2117.101 11-18 1/12-2/9
2117.102 11-18 2/16-3/16
2117.103 11-18 3/23-4/27
2117.104 11-18 5/4-6/1

Language Classes

Preschool Spanish Class (Ages 3.5-5 yrs)

Spanish Academy Staff

This program is tactile, visual, and interactive. Each class includes vocabulary, exercise time, reading, songs, art projects, and more. New material is introduced in each session. Material to bring to class: water and a light jacket.

Days Time Res / NR Location
W 9-11a $288/$314 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
1350 3.5-5 1/11-2/8
1350 3.5-5 2/15-3/15
1350 3.5-5 3/22-4/26
1350 3.5-5 5/3-5/31

Preschool Classes

Kindermusik Adventures for 1s and 2s: Big Backyard

Kindermusik

Get ready to sing, play, and move with your little one in this high-energy music class designed to be just right for older babies and young toddlers. Teach your child the building blocks of music, friendship, language, and more, all while connecting with like-minded parents and caregivers. $10 material fee, required, gives you online access to all of your class music, stories, and more!

Days Time Res / NR Location
Th 9:15-10a $128/$140 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2008.101 1-2.6yrs 5/25-6/22

Kindermusik Adventures for 2s and 3s: Beach Days

Kindermusik

In Kindermusik, you’ll be part of a musical community that celebrates your unique child through singing, dancing, movement, and instrument activities designed to strengthen kids’ brains, teach social skills, and cultivate a love of music and literacy. $10 material fee, required, gives you online access to all of your class music, stories, and more!

Days Time Res / NR Location
Th 10:15-11a $128/$140 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2008.102 2-3.6yrs 5/25-6/22

Kindermusik Adventures for Babies: I See You!

Kindermusik

Infancy is the perfect time to begin exposing your baby to music! As you help your infant develop the building blocks of musical competence, you will both get that special endorphin rush that comes from singing together in a stress-free environment with other babies and the caregivers who love them. $10 material fee, required, gives you online access to all of your class music, stories, and more!

Days Time Res / NR Location
Th 11:15-12p $128/$140 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2008.103 Under 1.6 yrs 5/25-6/22

Sewing Classes

Sewing Classes 1st-5th graders (Ages 6-11 yrs)

Spanish Academy Staff 

"Mom, I want to learn how to sew!" Sewing is not only fun and creative: but it is a useful learning skill. Children will learn how to safely thread a needle, work with patterns, and sew their own pieces by hand. Sewing techniques learned in this class: running stitch, slip stitch, how to sew buttons, and more. Children will make glasses/phone cases, holiday decorations, and more. New sewing projects are introduced in each session. No class on 4/5.

Days Time Res / NR Location
M 5-6 pm $168/$182 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2508.101 6-11yrs 1/11-2/8
2508.102 6-11yrs 2/15-3/15
2508.103 6-11yrs 3/22-4/26
2508.104 6-11yrs 5/3-5/31

STEM Classes

Roblox Game Design and Coding with Lua (Ages 7-11 yrs)

Athena Coding Staff 

Bring your game ideas to life in Roblox! We'll guide you through the lifecycle of game development; you'll sketch out an idea, design your game, and complete a finished product! You'll use the Lua programming language to create in Roblox's 3D design studio while mastering real-world programming concepts. Whether you're completely new to coding or a master, Roblox's game design engine offers some incredibly fun challenges. We offer a unique and collaborative approach to programming and game design that will allow kids to develop their creativity while fostering an interest in practical skills. Laptop, chromebook, or iPad is required; rentals are available for a $40 fee. No class 4/4.

Days Time Res / NR
Mon 4-5p $163/$179
Course # Age Dates
2505.101 7-11 yrs 1/10-2/28
 2505.102  7-11 yrs 3/14-4/9 

Minecraft Coding and Design Studio  (Ages 6-11 yrs)

Athena Coding Staff 

Minecraft isn't just the world's most popular game; it's also an excellent tool for teaching a wide array of subjects. At Athena, you can learn the fundamentals of Python, Javascript, circuitry, architecture, design, and more using Minecraft: Education Edition.  Laptop, chromebook, or iPad is required; rentals are available for a $40 fee. No class 4/4.

Days Time Res / NR
Wed 4-5p $123/$135
Course # Age Dates
2507 7-11 yrs 1/11-2/15
2507 7-11 yrs 3/1-4/12 

Theater Classes

Winter Wonderland Children's Theater (Ages 5-10 yrs)

Debra Knox

Get in the wintry spirit with warm-hearted singing, dancing, and acting! We will develop songs, movement, and light dialogue from Frozen and Mary Poppins, culminating in a short performance during the last class. Children will develop team skills in this joyous experience!

Days Time Res / NR Location
Tu 5:30-6:30p $142/$156 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2400 5-10 yrs 1/10-1/31

Children's Theater Class (Ages 5-10 yrs)

Debra Knox

Come have fun singing, dancing and acting to songs and light dialogue from The Sound of Music! Children will develop team skills while learning beginning acting, singing and dance skills culminating in a short performance during the last class!

Days Time Res / NR Location
Tu 5:30-6:30p $142/$156 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2402 5-10 2/21-3/14
 

Writing & Public Speaking Classes

Public Speaking and Debate Skills (Ages 7-14 yrs)

Guru Education Staff

This course teaches the beginning building blocks of public speaking. Starting with being ready, practiced, and focused, they'll learn the importance of body language and varying the tempo and tone of their voice.

Days Time Res / NR Location
W 5-6p $178/$196 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2530 7-14 2/1-3/22

Advanced Public Speaking and Debate Skills (Ages 7-14 yrs)

Guru Education Staff

The aim of this class is to have each participant write a well-structured engaging speech. Kids at this age usually find it challenging to organize their many ideas. This class focuses in helping participants give a clear structure to their thoughts. Students also learn different debate formats and practice them.

Days Time Res / NR Location
W 5-6p $163/$179 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2532 7-14 4/12-5/24

Academic Writing and Confident Public Speaking (Ages 8-11 yrs)

Communication Academy Staff

THIS IS A COMBO CLASS - Confident Public Speaking: Animated Storytellers and Academic Writing: Journalism. Get both of our great classes at a discount! This combination class includes both our Academic Writing and our Public Speaking class. Students get two fun and engaging classes where they improve their writing skills, speech-giving, and confidence! No CLASS 4/5/23.

Days Time Res / NR Location
W 4-6:15p $538/$588 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2500 8-11 1/18-3/8
2500 8-11 3/22-5/17

Academic Writing: Future Authors (Ages 8-11 yrs)

Communication Academy Staff

Perfect your writing skills and become a published author. In this fun and engaging class, students create a full writing project, revise, and polish it to perfection, and learn how to publish their work. Experienced instructors and detailed feedback in small classes!

Days Time Res / NR Location
W 4-5p $308/$337 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2501.101 8-11 1/18-3/8

Academic Writing: Journalism (Ages 8-11 yrs)

Communication Academy Staff

Become a master of news writing! In this fun and engaging class, students strengthen their writing skills, learn how to read, create, and present news articles, and produce a student newspaper made from their own work. Experienced instructors and detailed feedback in small classes! No CLASS 4/5/23.

Days Time Res / NR Location
W 4-5p $308/$337 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2501.102 8-11 3/22-5/17

Confident Public Speaking: Animated Story Tellers (Ages 8-11 yrs)

Communication Academy Staff

Build self-confidence and master your voice with the art of storytelling. In this fun and engaging class, students practice volume control, clarity, expressing the full range of emotions through characters, and more! Experienced instructors and detailed feedback in small classes! NO CLASS 4/5/23.

Days Time Res / NR Location
Th 5:15-6:15p $308/$337 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2502 8-11 3/22-5/17

Confident Public Speaking: Improv Speakers (Ages 8-11 yrs)

Communication Academy Staff

Build confidence and learn how to express yourself on the spot. In this fun and engaging class, students practice valuable public speaking skills like quick thinking, clarity, expression, and of course – confidence! Experienced instructors and detailed feedback in small classes!

Days Time Res / NR Location
Th 5:15-6:15p $308/$337 RLCC
Course # Age Dates
2502 8-11 1/18-3/8