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Adult Peer Development Classes

These classes are groups that support key skills for the adult-aged population. We focus on skill building in three main areas: Social/Friendship, Leisure/Recreation and Inter/Independent Living. These very active and fun groups emphasize positive communication and social values, personal awareness and empowerment through vital peer and group relationships, fitness and recreation, and creative movement and the expressive arts. Emphasis is on ability and personal responsibility in a safe and exciting group. If you are interested in any of these classes, please contact Marianne at marianne@dsconnection.org or (925) 362-8660.

Danville

Adults

Facilitator: Marianne Iversen and Susan Coulson

Day/Time: Thursday 4:00pm–5:30pm

Fall Session 1: Sept. 14, 21, 28, Oct. 5, 12, 19

Location: I Can Do That Theatre Co. 101- E Town & Country Dr- Danville

Fall Session 2: Nov. 9, 16,* 30, Dec. 7 14 (No Class on 11/23)

Location: DSCBA 101-J Town and Country, Danville

Oakland

Adults

Facilitator: Zoe Manoguerra

Location: Inter Play, 2273 Telegraph Ave, Oakland 

Day/Time: Wednesday 4:00pm–5:30pm

Fall Session 1: Sept. 20, 27 Oct. 4, 11, 18

Fall Session 2: Nov. 8, 15,* 29 Dec. 6, 13 (No Class on 11/22)

San Francisco

Adults

Facilitator: Christina Lewis

Location: John O'Connell H.S. of Technology, 2355 Folsom St., Rm 110, San Francisco

Day/Time: Tuesday 4:00pm–5:30pm

Fall Session 1: Sept. 12, 19, 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17

Fall Session 2: Nov. 7, 14,* 28, Dec. 5, 12 (No Class on 11/21)

Benicia

Adults

Facilitator: Tamara Reed

Location: 576 Cooper Dr., Benicia

Day/Time: Wednesday 4:00pm–5:30pm

Fall Session 1: Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27 Oct. 4, 11

Fall Session 2: Nov. 1, 8, 15,* 29 Dec. 6, 13 (No Class 11/22)

Berkeley

Adults (18-25)

Facilitator: Lindsey Anderson

Location: Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists 1606 Bonita Ave., Berkeley (Upstairs in the Connie Barbour room) 

Day/Time: Thursday 5:00pm–6:30pm

Fall Session 1:  Sept. 14, 21, 28, Oct. 5, 12, 19

Fall Session 2: Nov. 9, 16, 30, Dec. 7, 14 (No Class 11/23)