Community Programs .
Friends of Peralta Hacienda Historical Park offers a range of free afterschool programs for middle school students, and a free summer program for ages 3-16!
Mexica Dance Classes
Ongoing Mondays, 6-8pm
Join us at the Center for History and Community at 2488 Coolidge Avenue to discover Mexica culture during ceremony and dance classes. Open to the public.
Fourth Wednesday of every month, 6-7:30p
Discuss Oakland history at the public pot-luck meeting for tour guides, volunteers, and the community like you! Event takes place at the Peralta House Museum, 2465 34th Avenue.
Global Chefs 2011
Date and Time: Aug, 31st to November 16th, 2011 Wednesdays from 2pm-5pm
Global Chefs is an afterschool program taught by Peralta Hacienda educators at Bret Harte Community Academy in which kids learn about nutrition and world cultures through food. Students share family recipes from around the world which they cook and eat together in the classroom. The recipes are gathered into a cookbook at the end of the semester for students to keep.
The Athena Project 2012
Date and Time:Jan 31 - April 24, 2012 Tuesdays 3:30-6:30pm
The California College of the Arts http://center.cca.edu/Center for Art and Public Life brings their exciting mentor-based program to Peralta Hacienda Historical Park in Spring. The program runs from February through April, replacing our regular Earth Skills program on Wednesday afternoons. Visit the Athena Project website to learn more and keep up with the Project on their tubmlr blog!
Grand Aspirations Free Summer Camp 2012
Wednesday-Friday, 9am-5pm, July 11 - August 10
A group of young community leaders from Grand Aspirations are leading a full-day 9-5 summer camp throughout July. Pre-registration is required. To register your child please contact Jacqueline Borean at 209-728-5595 or Jacqueline.email@example.com. Summer camp is open to children, ages 4-14.
Project SOS: Sharing Oakland's Stories: Youth Filmmaking 2012
Monday & Tuesdays, 1pm-4pm
Starts:Summer Semester July 2nd-July 17th
Students learn basics of screen writing, digital movie making, and editing, creating movies about their own lives and communities.