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FEEL THE POWER CHESS ACADEMY TOURNAMENTS - Ages 5 to Adults
Register HERE | $20 pre-registration, $30 day of tournament
Evelyn Greer Park
December 28, January 18, February 15, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Feel the Power Chess Academy is an educational organization, whose mission is to teach the game of chess by promoting it via community outreach to increase awareness about the educational value of this classic game.
 
FENCING - Ages 6 to Adult
Register HERE | $100+, depending on program
Beginners: Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Intermediate and Advanced: Mondays to Thursdays, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Fencing is an individual and team sport. To be successful you must use strategy, creativity, technique and dynamic physical actions. Great for youth and adults looking to get into shape and want to practice a sport that tests your mind as well as your physical ability.
 
MUSIC TOGETHER - Infants to Age 5
Register HERE |
$150 for first child, $135 for sibling, $50 materials fee
Pinecrest Community Center
Mondays through Thursdays, class times vary
Music Together nurtures each child’s natural musicality in a playful, musically rich learning environment. The research-based music classes are designed to be non-formal and non-performance oriented, so your child can learn at his or her own pace, in a way that’s developmentally appropriate.
 
CANTA Y BAILA CONMIGO - Infants to Age 5
Register HERE | $150 for first child, $135 for sibling, $50 materials fee
Mondays through Thursdays, class times vary
Take a journey into Spanish language and its cultures through the magical world of music. Participants will sing and groove together, connect with family heritage, explore and experience the cultures of Spanish speaking countries and share bonding time with their children.
 
SOCCER SHOTS – Ages 1 to 10
Register HERE | $160
Coral Pine Park
Monday through Saturdays, session days and times vary
Our caring team at the Children’s Soccer Experience positively impacts children’s lives on and off the field through best-in-class coaching, communication and curriculum. Our curriculum is developed in alignment with state early childhood education standards. Your child will learn from a curriculum that is built for his/her age group.
 
BUDDING ARTISTS MIAMI - Ages 5 to 14
Mondays or Tuesdays, 4:00 to 5:45 p.m.
$225+, depending on program
Budding Artists Miami offers a mixed media art class that introduces basic art concepts at a level that children can grasp. We provide information, inspiration, instruction, and guidance while students can add their creativity and individuality. We will touch upon various avenues of visual story telling in the form of superhero comics, graphic novels, Manga, and comic strips. To get more information on our curriculum or to see our students’ past works, visit www.BuddingArtistsMiami.com.
 
ARCHERY IN THE PARK - Ages 9+
Register HERE$20 per class
Coral Pine Park
Saturdays December 21, January 18 and February 15, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Learn about the origins and history of archery as both a sport and tool for survival in this educational and hands-on seminar before being instructed by staff from Miami Eco Adventures on proper technique. After the lesson, take some practice shots at a target to test your new skills. Please bring comfortable shoes and protection from the sun.
 
PLATINUM PREP SAT TEST PREPARATION - Ages 13 to 18
Register HERE | $750
Pinecrest Community Center
February 9 to March 12, times vary
If you are serious about attending a top university or college, you must have the best scores! A difference of 50 to 100 points is a difference between rejection and acceptance. This 30-hour Comprehensive Program provides a review of all the topics covered on the test. Students will also take 4 full-length practice tests and receive a detailed report highlighting their weaknesses and strengths.
 
SOCIAL SKILLS AND ETIQUETTE - Ages 7 to 17
Register HERE | $225 for three classes 
Pinecrest Community Center 
Social Kids: Saturdays, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Social Tweens: Saturdays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Social Teens: Saturdays, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Social Skills and Etiquette is designed to give kids and teens the knowledge they need to live graciously in today’s world. This course focuses on social etiquette, communication, and dining norms.
 
JIU-JITSU SELF DEFENSE - Ages 4 to 11
Register HERE$150 registration fee, plus $189 per month
Pinecrest Community Center
Wednesdays and Fridays, 4:00 to 4:45 p.m.
This martial art is based on grappling and ground fighting, focusing on the skill of controlling the opponent through techniques that force submission. This program is led by the Valente Brothers, whose mission is to raise the physical confidence and overall wellness of students by teaching a complete self-defense skill set within a safe, clean, positive and respectful environment.
 
LET’S SPEAK ITALIANO - Ages 7 to 12 and Ages 18+
Register HERE
$105 per month
Pinecrest Community Center

Adults: Wednesdays or Fridays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Children: Wednesdays or Fridays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Learning Italian is a pleasure that begins anytime you want to. Our Italian courses for adults and children will allow you to quickly start using the Italian language. Our well-tested method focuses on conversations and everyday situations in real life and while traveling.

BUCKET DRUMMING - Ages 9+
Register HERE$240 for 8 weeks
Pinecrest Community Center
Mondays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. | September 9 through November 18
Get ready to learn the popular street art of bucket drumming with the South Florida Center for Percussive Arts! Learn sticking techniques and how to move around the bucket to turn this simple object into a musical instrument.
 
BRICKS4KIDZ - Ages 5 to 13
Register HERE | $119 per session
Pinecrest Community Center
Wednesdays, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Session one: January 8 to February 26
Session two: March 4 to May 13
This is a hands-on Lego™ Robotics STEM class where students will design and build educational models including motorized machines. The models students build are challenging and fun, providing the complete fundamental
components of robotics at its best!
 
PIANO LESSONS - Ages 4+
Register by calling 305.284.0900
Pinecrest Community Center
Mondays through Saturdays, class times vary 2:15 to 8:00 p.m.
Group $600, Individual $630 for 18-week sessions
SharpMinds Music Academy offers keyboard music lessons using the internationally-reputed Yamaha Music Education System. Founder and Director, Patricia Englehardt, Ph.D., aims to provide quality music education to all ages, nurture young minds, and promote a lifelong love and participation in music.
 
GUITAR LESSONS – Ages 6+
Register by calling 305.284.0900
Beginner, Intermediate and Continuing
Pinecrest Community Center
Class days and times vary
Group $80, Individual $120 monthly fee
Sharp Minds Music Academy now offers guitar lessons. Students will learn guitar under the instruction of James Woolwine, an award-winning guitarist and pianist, and cumlaude graduate from the prestigious Berklee College of Music.
 
DANCE CLASSES - Ages 3 to 16
Register HERE | Prices vary *search for the style of dance*
Pinecrest Community Center
Mondays through Saturdays, class times vary 3:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Pinecrest Dance Project offers dance classes in ballet, hip-hop, jazz, flamenco, and contemporary dance. The diverse class offerings are based on a curriculum specifically designed around the student’s age and skills, so that they may seamlessly integrate and quickly start developing their artistic talents. For class list and details, visit www.pinecrestdanceproject.com.