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Adults 18 and Older
Register Now For 2019-2020
Afternoon and Evening Classes at the
City of Pembroke Pines Carl Shechter
Southwest Focal Point Community Center Campus

Pembroke Pines, FL (November 20, 2019) - Start the New Year off right by becoming a member of the Carl Shechter Southwest Focal Point Community Center.  There are classes, programs, activities and special events.  Registration is currently underway for the 2019-2020 Afternoon and Evening Classes at the City of Pembroke Pines Carl Shechter Southwest Focal Point Community Center Campus located at 301 NW 103rd Avenue in Pembroke Pines (off Johnson Street, one block west of Palm Avenue).  
Adults 60 years of age or older may register for the free membership, adults 18 thru 59 years of age can register with an annual fee of $20. When registering for classes please present your membership card.  A complete schedule of classes, activities and events held at The Center may be viewed at  For more information about The Center, its future events, rental space availability or classes then please ask for the Activities desk when calling 954-450-6888 or visit, The Carl Shechter Southwest Focal Point Community Center Campus.
Krav Maga Self Defense
Krav Maga is a self-defense system for the Israeli Defense Forces and Israeli Security Forces.  It consists of a combination of fighting techniques with a focus on real world situations.  Students learn to defend themselves against a wide array of attacks in the quickest and most efficient way possible.  Classes are offered on Tuesdays from 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  For additional information and to register, please contact William Padron at 305-776-8260.

Flamenco Dancing 
Luna Calé is a professional dance company created to promote flamenco music, dance and Hispanic culture. Our goal is to support growth of both student and professional flamenco artists by sponsoring performances, flamenco music and dance education opportunities. Dates/Times:  Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Beginners) or 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Intermediate).  Fee is $10 per one-hour class.  To register call Luna Calé Flamenco at 954-235-8221 or visit 
Ballroom Dancing
For information about Ballroom Dancing, and to register for classes please contact Simon Prilutsky at 954-963-5338.  Classes are offered on Thursdays from 5:30 p.m.  - 9:30 p.m.  Fee is $10.00 per one-hour class.

Pottery Studio
Create high-fired stoneware using both the hand building method and the potter’s wheel. Offered in six-week sessions on Wednesdays from 7:00 p.m.  - 9:00 p.m. Session currently underway and goes through 12/11/19.  Starting again 1/7/20 – 2/12/20   Fee is $42.00 per person - materials not included.  No class on 11/27/19!   
Fine Jewelry Design with Michael Stahl
Using semi-precious stones, pearls, beads and Sterling Silver, students will create exquisite one-of-a-kind fine jewelry pieces. Offered in six-week sessions on Tuesdays: 5:00 p.m.  - 7:00 p.m. (First class meets from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.).  Session currently underway and goes through 12/3/19.  Session starts up again 1/6/20 and goes through 2/11/20   Fee:  $45.00 per person, materials not included. 
Belly Basics with Naiilah!
This easy to follow belly dancing course is designed for both beginners and advanced students. Shake to the music and have fun while exercising! Offered in six-week sessions on Tuesdays from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  Session is currently underway and goes through 12/31/19.  Sessions start back up 1/6/20 – 2/11/20 Fee: $45.00 per person.
Intro to Fused Glass
Learn the fundamental techniques required for creating unique one-of-a-kind kiln fired fused glass projects.  Classes are offered in six week sessions on Thursdays from 6:30-8:30 pm and are currently underway and go through 12/12/19.  No Class on 11/28/19.  Classes start up again 1/8/20 through 2/13/20   Fee:  $42.00 per person, materials not included.
Pines West Camera Club
A combined photographic and digital imaging organization that is open to all types of photographers. Club meets on the Second and Fourth Tuesdays from 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  For more information on the Pines West Camera Club please visit
New Way Photography Group Workshops
A variety of photography workshops are offered for those interested in learning more about the art of photography and/or acquiring skills in photo editing programs. Choice of Monthly Meet Ups: First 4 Tuesdays every month from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm or the First and Third Thursdays from 7:00 - 9:30 p.m. For more information call Cesar at 305-206-3938 or see our Meet up site at
FREE Card and Board Games and Billiards
Meets every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6:00 p.m.  – 9:00 p.m. Free of Charge for registered members. Must present SWFP membership card.
Glaze Formulation One Day Workshop
An all-inclusive one day workshop for the seasoned pottery student.  Learn basic glaze formulas, weights and measures, colorants, mixing and storing techniques. Each student will take home 3 containers of glaze they made from scratch!  Class offered on Wednesday 2/19/2020 only from 6:00pm -9:00pm.  Cost is $45 per person and includes all materials. 

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