AARP Smart Driver
This classroom course helps drivers, 50 years and older, refine existing skills and develop safe, defensive driving techniques. Pre-registration is required. You may be eligible for an automotive insurance discount by successfully completing this class. You must register but fees are paid to the instructor!
Sat, May 27, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Littleton Campus
Sat, July 15, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Littleton Campus
Try Your Hand at Improv Acting
Pam Roth O’Mara
Explore what improvisational acting is all about. If you’ve always wanted to “try it,” this class is for you. Starting with warm-up exercises that allow you to become comfortable with the others in the class we then move into games and techniques that give you a general understanding of improv. This class makes a great date night! And, you can learn more about improv by taking the Improv Camp for Grownups.
Wed, June 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Littleton Campus
ARCR 1167M01-59813 $29
Improv Camp for Grownups
Pam Roth O’Mara
It’s summer - time for fun! Whether you’re an artist, author, musician, manager, engineer, administrator, performer, retiree, student, or all of the above, this class will help you improve your ability to really see what’s around you and respond to whatever life throws at you. Each class begins with warm-up exercises, and gradually guides you through improvisational acting methods, techniques, and styles. Led by Pam Roth O’Mara, artist, author, performer, and park interpreter, you’ll learn how to invent characters and put them into interesting scenes. And, you’ll have fun and meet new people.
Thu, June 15-July 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 7wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1169M01-59828 $159
Improv Date Night
Pam Roth O’Mara
Try improv acting! We know you’re looking for a different kind of date night. This two-hour session starts with warm-up exercises that allow you to become comfortable with the others in the class, then we gradually move into games and techniques that give you a general understanding of improve acting. Learn how to invent characters and put them into interesting scenes. Sign-up for one or both one-evening sessions.
Wed, June 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Littleton Campus
ARCR 1170M01-59815 $29
Wed, July 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Littleton Campus
ARCR 1170M02-59816 $29
Pam Roth O’Mara
Flex your improv muscles! You know how to create characters and put them into scenes and now you are ready to take your improve skills to the next level. Learn how to keep scenes interesting, move in and out of scenes gracefully, create complex scenes with three or more characters, and bring scenes to their natural end. Requires participation in a previous ACC Community Education improv class, or instructor approval.
Wed, Aug 9, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Littleton Campus
ARCR 1171M01-59817 $29
The Community Education partners with ABATE to offer motorcycle training classes. These courses follow the Motorcycle Safety Foundation curriculum and are taught by instructors from ABATE of Colorado. For all motorcycle classes, helmets, full-fingered gloves, long-sleeved shirt, long pants, eye protection, as well as sturdy, over the ankle shoes are required for all riding sessions. Loaner helmets are available for use in the class. Pre-registration and prepayment are required. Courses meet on the many weekends at Arapahoe Community College. Students who do not cancel within 48 business hours of the course will not receive a tuition refund or date transfer. For class schedule, availability and to pre-register, visit the ABATE website or call ABATE at 303-789-3264.
BASIC RIDER COURSE is a 15-hour course designed for the new rider. Begin with the most basic information on motorcycle controls and operation and continue to include modules on street strategies, obstacle avoidance and braking skills. Motorcycles are provided. The Basic Rider Course is mentally and physically demanding. Be prepared. Recent bicycle riding experience is assumed.
The Colorado Department of Motor Vehicles accepts successful completion of this class for the skills and written tests for your Motorcycle Endorsement. Proof of successful completion must be taken to the DMV to receive an endorsement. A valid Colorado driver's license or instructional permit is required. Students under 18 years of age must have parent sign a liability waiver prior to the class. The State of Colorado requires individuals less than 18 years of age to hold a motorcycle instructional permit for one year prior to obtaining a full endorsement.
The EXPERIENCED RIDER COURSE is a 6 1/2 hour course, conducted on a Saturday from noon-6:30 p.m. and is designed for the licensed rider with a year or more road experience. The course is conducted on the participant's own motorcycle. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation curriculum concentrates on those skills found lacking in the accident-involved rider. This is an accelerated course. Be prepared. You will be tested at the end of the course and can obtain your completion card for license endorsement. A valid motorcycle license is required for enrollment. Participants must provide current registration and proof of insurance. Your motorcycle must be in good running order, have a fresh and fully charged battery, good tires, and good working brakes.
Bikes will be checked as well as a motorcycle endorsement and current insurance card. Without these items, you may not attend the class. For class schedule, availability and to pre-register, visit the ABATE website or call 303.789.3264.