Registration opens Monday, June 6 for Avenidas members and Thursday, June 16 for non-members.
New for Summer 2022
ACCC Singing Chinese Songs with Ukulele (Zoom)
Instructor: AJ Jew
Thursdays, July 28 to August 18, 1 to 2pm, free/$35 #8783
Learn Chinese language, sing songs, and play the ukulele at the same time. This may seem like a daunting task but you will learn all this in our 4-session Zoom class. This beginner class will go through some basic chords on the ukulele to accompany singing some popular Chinese songs. No need to read music, have a good singing voice, or have nimble fingers. You also have the option to just sing-along and not play the ukulele. After the sessions, you will learn enough to perform, or you may get the opportunity to perform at ACCC’s Annual Virtual Moon Festival Celebration in September. Music supplies will not be provided.
Space is limited.
ACCC Stories Behind Songs (Zoom)
Instructor: Andrew Chang
Thursdays, August 25 to September 15, 10 to 11am, free/$35 #8784
This is an interactive class where participants will listen and/or sing some common songs and learn about the song writers and singers and the stories, myths, folklores behind some popular and common Western and Chinese songs. Class participants are also encouraged to share their favorite songs and stories.
ACCC The Art of Plant and Flower Photography (Zoom)
Instructor: Chris Shum
Wednesdays, July 27 to August 10, 10:30 to11:30am, $40/$65, #8781
Photography is an excellent activity to keep the brain active and boost memory as well as help prevent dementia and boost self-confidence. In photographing flowers and plants, you can also appreciate the beauty of nature. In this class, Chris teaches you how to photograph flowers and plants in a creative and artistic way and make this a fun activity. Participants will complete simple assignment with guidance and will share their work in class.
Participants are required to have their own photography device. Smartphones are okay.
Chris has been a professional photographer for over 15 years. He has been awarded in many international photography contests. Join this class and learn to develop this wonderful hobby!
ACCC Plant and Flower Photography In-person Workshop
Instructor: Chris Shum
Wednesdays, August 24 to August 31 $65/$90 #8782
Workshop: Wednesday, August 24, 9:30 to 11:30am
Location: Elizabeth Gamble Garden, Palo Alto
Critique Session: on Zoom, Wednesday, August 31, 10:30 to 11:30am
There is nothing compared to a real hands-on, in-person training to try out techniques with the instructor right by you to answer any questions you might have. You will have tons of fun learning in practical situation while you shoot. In this workshop, we will meet at a local garden to practice photographing flowers/plants together followed by a separate critique session via Zoom to share our work!
Participants are required to bring their own photography device. Smartphones are okay.
Chris has been a professional photographer for over 15 years. He has been awarded in many international photography contests. Join this workshop to get insights into flower and plant photography while enjoying the beautiful nature!
Avenidas Chinese Community Center activities are bilingual in English and Mandarin. All ACCC classes are offered on Zoom only.
Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. To register, email email@example.com. Please include your name, email address and phone number. Put the class number in the subject line.
Once you complete registration for your class, you will receive an email confirmation with the Zoom link and instructions for joining the class.
Class schedule subject to change. Avenidas will be closed July 4 and September 5.