New classes at the Riford

Traveling to Italy this summer? Italian instructor Paola Baracco will offer language lessons to make the visit more enjoyable at The Riford Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Learn basics or refresh your skills. Eight sessions cost $96 ($105 for nonmembers). The classes will begin when enough participants sign up at (858) 459-0831.

The Riford Center is also offering an “Introduction to Computing” course. The series of four classes will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesdays and will cover the basics of using a personal computer: navigating Windows, using Word to create and print documents, using e-mail, and using the Internet. The course is $60 for nonmembers and $40 for members. Advanced classes will be created for those with specific requests.