Older Adults

Lifelong Learning for Savvy Seniors

FREE to those over age 60 (proof of age and residence may be required) plus annual $10 registration fee
Under age 60: FEES $2/hour. $5/hour drop in rate plus annual $10 registration fee
Fall Session starts September 11, 2017
Winter Quarter starts January 8, 2018
Spring Quarter starts April 9, 2018


2017-2018 Schedule


Art Classes - Creative Arts

Join the fun in this hands-on introduction to creative sewing and other types of hand crafts. Learn to use your talents to produce hand-crafted items, including a unique method for sewing paper!

Instructor Location Days Time
Sargent Ventura Avenue Adult Ctr T 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Art Classes – Drawing and Watercolor, Oil and Acrylic Painting for Lifelong Learners

Painting in oil, acrylic, and water color. Express creative talents! Specialized instruction by an exceptional artist is available to help with composition, technique and color. Beginning through advanced levels are all welcome. Free to Silvercrest residents. Students provide their own materials.

Instructor Location Days Time
Klement Silvercrest Residences T 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Klement Chapel Lane Senior Apts Th 1:00 - 4:00 pm


Band - Ventura County Concert Band

The VCCB is both a performing musical group and an instructional program. It is designed to provide musicians opportunities to continue utilizing and improving their musical skills through participation in regularly scheduled instruction and rehearsals. The band performs a wide variety of the finest band literature including marches, Broadway show tunes, familiar classics, swing, and novelties. These entertaining programs receive widespread, popular, and enthusiastic community support.

Instructor Location Day Time
Judd Buena High School W 7:00 - 10:00 pm

Ventura County Concert Band

will tentatively be held at 3:00 pm at the
Ventura High School Auditorium on the
following Sundays:

November 12, 2017; January 28, 2018;
March 18, 2018; June 3, 2018.


Chorus - Gold Coast Concert Chorus

Have fun while learning professional singing techniques and preparing for public performances led by the inimitable Elizabeth Helms. This class is open to men and women of all ages. It is a collaboration between Ventura Adult and Continuing Education and Gold Coast Concert Chorus.

Instructor Location Room Days Time
Groeneveld 5200 Valentine Road RHCR M 6:00 - 10:00 pm


Chorus Pacific Sound Men's Chorus

Join us in an atmosphere that is both fun and extremely rewarding. Learn proper vocal and breathing techniques and four-part harmony while singing a capella style. This class is open to all ages and is a collaboration between Ventura Adult and Continuing Education and Pacific Sound Chorus.

Instructor Location Room Days Time
Browne 5200 Valentine Road 104 M 7:00 - 10:00 pm


Chorus - Ventura Choraliers

The Ventura Choraliers is a mixed chorus composed of men and women who love to sing music of all types: Broadway stage, country, folk music, and a variety of other genres. This class, taught by a professional musician, offers the unique opportunity to build camaraderie with others who love to sing.

Instructor Location Room Days Time
Reed 5200 Valentine Road 104 T 2:00 - 4:30 pm


Health Literacy Silver Stretches and Senior Activities

A body in motion is a thing of beauty, so add joy to your heart and pizzazz to your step. This chair exercise class incorporates yoga-like stretches and breathing techniques to release muscle tension and increase flexibility and range of motion. Boogie to upbeat music to strengthen bones and improve balance. End with a relaxation period.

Instructor Location Days Time
Thurston Silvercrest Residences T 9:00 - 11:30 am


Health Literacy – Engaging the Elderly

Activities in these classes provide range of motion exercises, basic skills for self mobility, and reality orientation through the use of music, singing, stories, news items, discussion and crafts.

Instructor Location Days Time
Montgomery Silvercrest Residences M 3:00 - 4:00 pm