Classes

EBCB Computer Lab photo
Note:  Ceramics, Exercise and Music Appreciation classes are hosted by
the Berkeley Adult School.

Ceramics — Tuesday, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Instructor: Kathleen Rowe.

Exercise and Movement — Tuesday, 2:00 to 3:30 PM. Instructor: Kathleen Davis.

Memory Support Group — Thursday, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Instructor: Carol Kehoe.

Music Appreciation — Friday, 1:00 to 3:00 PM. Instructor: Diana Perry.

Bingo — First Thursday of each month, 1:00 to 3:00 PM. Cover charge $2.00.

Book Club — First Friday of every month, 10:00 to 11:00 AM.
Facilitators: Patty Nash and Dorothy Donaville.

Book club selections:
January:  Forbidden  by Beverly Jenkins.
February:  Take Me Home  by Dorothy Garlock.
March:  All She Ever Wanted  by Lynn Austin.

Vision Loss Peer Support group — Second and fourth Fridays, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Facilitators: Carrie Carter and Patty Overland.

Writing Club — Third Friday, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Facilitators: Dorothy Donaville and Patty Nash.

Technology Training — Adaptive computer with JAWS, Zoom Text with JAWS (Fusion), iPhone, and Braille instruction. (Also refer to “What’s New” above for instruction via the phone.) All available by advance appointment at 510-843-6935.  For Computer and iPhone, ask for Fran Franks.  For Fusion, ask for Mike Gorman.  For Braille and Victor Stream, ask for Patricia Nash.

New Class at EBCB:  Sexual Health — Instructor: Laura Miller.  A 10-part sexual health class and community discussion group specifically for people who are blind or visually impaired. Laura will provide two sexual health classes a month over a 5-month period, followed by community discussion groups. The curriculum she uses was developed by Health Connected, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to help young people feel confident and supported to make informed decisions about their own sexual health. While created for youth and young adults, the course holds useful and relevant information that is applicable to everyone regardless of age. Start date to be announced. More information is available upon request by calling the center.