Special Interest


New! History of Baseball’s National League
Discover the birth of baseball’s National League from its formation in 1876 up to the current day. Learn about all of the NL teams—especially those with roots in New York. Gain an in-depth knowledge of the greatest players from the different eras who are cornerstones of the great history of the Senior Circuit.
CE-HIST 2046, 4 Sun., Mar. 8-29, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, KNC-5, $125. D Fruci. #13286

New! Genealogy: Case Studies

For those who have experience researching their genealogy. Learn to overcome the brick walls in your genealogy research.
CE-PRSDV 2109, 3 Tues., Feb. 10-24, 1:00-3:00 pm, Room TBD, $65. A Lauriano. #13292

Basic Astrology
Learn the fundamentals of astrology and the meaning behind the different signs of the zodiac. Discover how the relationships between the signs, planets, and house placements in your natal chart can be relevant to your life. Transits and synergy charts will also be explored through your own natal charts. Astrology can broaden your scope of self-realization and of the world around you.
CE-PRSDV 2086, 4 Mon., Jan. 26-Feb. 16, 7:30-9:30 pm, Room TBD, $85. K Whitten. #12917

Beauty Bootcamp
Shape up your makeup skills and learn the application techniques to apply makeup to yourself or others. Through guided instruction and demonstration, learn the history of makeup, proper sanitation, and how to have a career in makeup, as well as actual application and correct product usage.
CE-PRSDV 2058, 4 Thurs., Feb. 26-Mar. 19, 6:30-8:30 pm, KNC-2, $75. L Varenne. #12894

Bridal Beauty Bootcamp
Warm up with makeup techniques specific for brides and the bridal party. Learn to use specific products and techniques for long lasting results. Explore dealing with bridal clients.
CE-PRSDV 2059, 1 Thurs., Mar. 26, 6:30-8:30 pm, KNC-2, $20. L Varenne. #12895

Afterschool Science Academy
Held at the Ossining Center 22 Rockledge Avenue. Call 914-606-7400 to register.

Anthropology: Mysteries of the Past
Do you want to explore the world like Indiana Jones? Do you ever wonder about how people lived a long time ago? Through hands-on activities, students will explore how archaeologists are able to piece together the mysteries of the past. Using technology as a guide, students will travel through time to see ancient civilizations, uncover fossils and discover how certain cultures of the world have migrated and changed. For middle school students grades 5-8.
CE-HIST 2037OS, 12 Thurs., Jan. 15-Apr. 2, 3:30-5:00 pm, $180. #13052

Oceanography: Diving in with NautilusLive
Investigate the underwater world of the Black and Mediterranean Seas. Using a direct link with the ship (online), students will interact with scientists as they solve the puzzles of the underwater world. Some topics include: underwater temperature and pressure, ROV’s and how they explore the depth, ocean currents and tides. Students will also learn about mapping the ocean bottom, tectonic forces, and marine animals. For middle school students grades 5-8.
CE-SCI 2024OS, 12 Tues., Jan. 13-Mar. 31, 3:30-5:00 pm, $180. #13053

Register for both Afterschool Science Academy classes for only $340.
Savings will reflect when your course fees are calculated after enrolling.

Cake Decorating at Mt. Vernon
These classes are held at the Mt. Vernon Center, 17 S. Fifth Avenue. Call 914-606-7200 to register.

Cake Decorating One: The Basics
Learn how to professionally prepare and finish pastry chef-style cakes by making a variety of buttercreams and royal icings. This course will cover the basics in cake decorating: crumb coat to finish coat, basic piping and writing techniques, and flowers and borders will be covered.
CE-COOK 2000MV, 2 Sat., 10:00 am-1:00 pm, $110 (+ $20 materials fee, payable to the instructor in cash).
Sec: A: Feb. 7 & 14. #13117
Sec: B: Feb. 21 & 28. #13119

Cake Decorating Two: Advanced
Move from the basics to the more complex in cake decorating. This section will cover more advanced techniques of decorating including a variety of fondants, marzipan, and gum pastes. Additionally, you will use more advanced piping practices, writing techniques, and flower and border creations.
CE-COOK 2001MV, 2 Sat., 10:00 am-1:00 pm, $110 (+ $20 materials fee, payable to the instructor in cash).
Sec: A: Mar. 7 & 14. #13118
Sec: B: Apr. 25 & May 2. #13120

Cake Decorating Three: Custom
Learn to professionally embellish your own unique, customized cake. This course will challenge you to use the skills learned in previous courses. Additionally, you will develop more advanced techniques in airbrush cake decorating, fancy writing, and hand molded and piped floral work.
CE-COOK 2002MV, 2 Sat., 10:00 am-1:00 pm, $110 (+ $20 materials fee, payable to the instructor in cash).
Sec: A: Apr. 11 & 18. #13121
Sec: B: May 9 & 16. #13122