For Adults

Movie: Like Water for Chocolate

September 23rd, 2017, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
This film is based on the popular novel by Mexican novelist and screenwriter Laura Esquivel. The youngest daughter in her family, the beautiful Tita is forbidden to marry her true love, Pedro. Since tradition dictates that Tita must care for her mother, Pedro weds her older sister, Rosaura, though he still loves Tita. The situation creates much tension in the family, and Tita's powerful emotions begin to surface in fantastical ways through her cooking. As the years pass, unusual circumstances test the enduring love of Pedro and Tita. Rated R. 1992. Spanish with English subtitles.

Basic Technology Skills

October 25th, 2017, 10:30am to 12:00pm
Work on the computer skills you need to develop with an instructor present to answer questions as needed. Learn to use the smartphone or tablet you recently acquired. Practice using the mouse or typing; search the internet; set-up or use email or Facebook; work on projects using Microsoft Office 2010 products. Sessions are drop-in, on a first-come first seated basis. Seating is limited, and we encourage you to attend only once a week in order to allow time for others. Participants are welcome to bring a laptop or tablet from home, in order to practice on their own device.

Storytelling for Jobseekers

September 16th, 2017, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
What are your strengths? Name a situation where you thrived.

Ever encountered these questions in a job interview and had no reply or an adequate one? It happens.

Join us for our Storytelling for Jobseekers series and we’ll make sure you have plenty to say.

Champion, master storyteller, and actor James Gordon will guide you as you tap into your stories and will help you present them in a compelling way that make you standout in the interview.

Movie - My Family (Mi Familia)

September 28th, 2017, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
A second-generation Mexican immigrant narrates his family history, beginning with the journey of his father, Jose, across Mexico to Los Angeles where he meets Maria and starts a family. Each subsequent generation contends with political and social hardships, ranging from illegal deportations in the 1940s to racial tensions and gang fights in the '60s and '70s. Yet through it all, or perhaps because of it, the family remains strong. Rated R. 1995. Spanish and English

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