Mainstream Programs for Mature Adults
To register please call 914-606-6830 and press option 1
Mainstream is an innovator in exciting educational programming and career change options designed for adults 50 and older. The options below are tailored to meet the needs of mature adults.
Your favorite Mainstream leisure and enrichment classes, plus many others, can now be found throughout this brochure. Call 914-606-6830 to register.
Mainstream in the Community
Join us this for a series of fun and informative seminars in local communities on a variety of creative and interesting topics. All welcome!
Madame Walker, One of the First Millionaires of the Hudson Valley
Madam Walker developed and ran a cosmetic industry for Afro-American Women, long before the modern era. She created wealth at a time when women were not recognized as either millionaires or leaders of business in the early part of the 1900’s. An inspiration for the modern woman.
Held at Warner Library, 121 N. Broadway, Tarrytown. Call 914-631-7734 to register.
Thurs., Feb. 15, 12:30-2:00 pm. L DiMartino
Funding for the above seminar provided by the Friends of Warner Library. All welcome!
Explore Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show; Baseball: The American Pastime; The Roaring 20’s; and the Affluent Society of the 1950’s.
Held at the Chappaqua Performing Arts Center, 480 North Bedford Rd., Chappaqua (previously Wallace Auditorium at Reader’s Digest). Call Town of New Castle Recreation & Parks Department at 914-238-3909 to register.
4 Mon., Jan. 29-Feb. 26 (skip 2/19). 11:00 am–1:00 pm. D Fruci
Funding for the above seminar provided through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging; NYS Office for the Aging; and Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services.
Pinkster is the oldest celebration of Africans in America. Popular from the 17th– 19th century this historic spring event is the most documented example of African cultural traditions. Join us, as we explore the history of Pinkster, using period documents, the African cultures of the enslaved, and discover ways you can help to reclaim this vital piece of American history.
Held at the Peekskill Senior Center, 4 Nelson Ave., Peekskill. Call Peekskill Senior Center at 914-734-4254 to register.
Tues., Mar. 13, 10:00-11:30 am. L Nahon.
Funding for the above seminar provided by City of Peekskill Seniors.
Attention Community Leaders: If you would like a similar program in your local community, or for your organization, please contact us for costs and details at 914-606-6528.
The Livable Community Connection
Calling all caregivers! Do you want to learn about available resources in Westchester County? Interested in creating a livable community where people of all ages can have access to needed services and live happy, active lives? Contact the Northwest Coordinator for the Livable Community Connection, a partnership with Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services, at 914-606-6528 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Select college credit courses may be audited by Westchester County residents 60 years of age and older on a space-available basis. Requirements include payment of an $8 student services fee plus a non-refundable $5 registration fee each semester (payable by credit card or check) and submission of proof of residence and age. You may register for a maximum of two classes each semester as a senior auditor. Senior audit registration for the spring semester will take place in person at the Valhalla campus in mid-January. Call us at 914-606-6793 for more information or go to sunywcc.edu/senioraudit for more information and instructions on how to search for open classes.