Drum Set Class

Mon., May 22, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Music & Arts Room. Fourth Monday of each month, unless otherwise noted. Leader: Jeff Gilliam, who has more than 30 years of professional experience playing drums. Have you ever wanted to learn to play a drum set? Did you play many years ago and think it would be fun to pick it up again? Or maybe you play now and would like to learn some new licks? If any of these describe you, come join UUCF’s Drum Set Class. Drum set supplied; bring drum sticks and a desire to learn. Open to middle school and older.  

Drum Circle

Mon., May 15, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Music & Arts Room. Third Monday of each month, unless otherwise noted. Leader: Jeff Gilliam. Join us for a drop-in hour of drumming. We’ll focus on hand drums, explore basic techniques and rhythms and expand to more complex rhythms. We’ll also do a good amount of improvising and plain old jamming. Bring your own drum and/or percussion instrument or use ones supplied by UUCF and Jeff Gilliam.  

Racial Justice Book Group

Sun., May 7, 4-6 p.m., Prog. Bldg. “How Does it Feel to Be a Problem: Being Young and Arab in America” by Moustafa Bayoumi. Facilitator: Betsy Bicknell. You may come once or to each monthly session. Future book titles here. Even if you haven’t completed the book, you are welcome to listen to the discussion. Please RSVP by emailing ap@uucf.org by Fri., May 5, at 12 p.m.