Of Special Interest
To register please call 914-606-6830 and press option 1
New! Everyday Physics
Find out how we learned over hundreds of years how the world works and how to make the most of it. Learn about the physics of car seats and seatbelts; explore the connection between roller coasters and gravity, understand how we lose weight when an elevator goes down, and see what Edison got wrong with his electric bulb and how it was corrected.
CE-SCI 2048, 2 Sat., Apr. 21 & 28, 4:30-6:00 pm, KNC-2, $40. B Rehfeld. #12987
Politics via Film
Through the use of film, this course will examine the role of Woodrow Wilson during World War One. It will discuss his role in bringing about American involvement in the war, his role as wartime commander in chief, and his failure in bringing about the peace he hoped for.
CE-FILM 2017, 4 Wed., Feb. 7-28, 7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $80. P Gettler. #12294
Hot Topics in the News
Presentation of major national and international current events; a background of the news is provided for better understanding. Questions, discussion, and individual presentations are encouraged.
CE-POLTC 2002VA, 5 Tues., 10:00 am-12:00 noon, KNC-5, $100. E Pressman.
Sec. A: Feb. 27-Mar. 27. #12438
Sec. B: Apr. 10-May 8. #12439
Safety 1st Defensive Driving
The NYS Point and Insurance Reduction Program (6-hr. Defensive Driving Course) has many benefits, including learning safe driving techniques, discounts on your automobile insurance if you are the principle operator, and point reduction from your driver’s license. Sponsored by American Safety, Inc. Must attend both meetings for certification.
CE-DRIVE 2003, T/W, Apr. 10 & 11, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-219, $35 (+ $15 for certification and handouts, payable to instructor). M DeToma. #12380
Drivers Pre-Licensing Class
Required five-hour pre-licensing class needed to earn your MV-278 and schedule your road test. Bring learner’s permit to class. For ages 15 and up. Call 914-606-7406 to register.
At Ossining Center: CE-DRIVE 2001OS, 1 Sun., 9:00 am-2:00 pm, $50. T Gomes.
Sec. A: Feb. 4. #12971
Sec. B: Mar. 11. #12972
Sec. C: Apr. 22. #12973
Sec. D: May 20. #12974
Understanding the Brain
Discover the exciting world of the brain. Explore the anatomy of the brain, the nervous system, and the senses. Students will conduct experiments, and participate in activities and games centered on how the brain works. Call 914-606-7400 to register. For ages 8-12.
At Ossining Center: CE-SCI 2031OS, 8 Mon., Mar. 5-Apr. 23, 3:30-5:30 pm, $160. #12975
NEW! Effective Parenting of Children and Teens
Parents will receive practical, proven, and sound tips and techniques for raising a child in today’s environment. Includes topics such as choices and consequences, social skills, positive praise, and parental supports. This course will explore the impact of adverse childhood experiences and trauma on your child’s future, how to design a behavior contract and mental health issues in children.
At Ossining Center: CE-FAMLY 2015OS, 1 Thurs., Apr. 12, 5:30-9:30 pm, $45. D Flynn-Capalbo. #12978
Stamp Collecting for Fun
Discover the hobby of stamp collecting and learn why a stamp is the lightest and rarest object on earth. Learn about rare stamps and valuations. You’ll be provided with albums and hundreds of stamps and will practice soaking stamps off paper to mount dry stamps in your albums. Please email instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org for optional book.
CE-HOBBY 2010, 3 Mon., Mar. 5-19, 6:30-8:30 pm, KNC-2, $75. T Riley. #12391
Researching a WWI Relative
A hundred years have passed since America entered the First World War and those who survived the battles are no longer with us. However, with access to military records and genealogy websites it’s possible to reconstruct the lives of those doughboys who fought, died, or survived that terrible struggle. Join us as we explore the rich sources of materials that can lead to the discovery of your relative’s involvement in WWI.
CE-PRSDV 2156VA, 1 Tues., May 8, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, KNC-3, $40. E Barr. #12344
Election 2016 Aftermath
Analyze how the results of Election 2016 have impacted American politics during the new administration’s first year in office. Evaluate domestic and foreign policy initiatives and their implementation in the context of campaign promises and performance to date.
CE-POLTC 2011, 4 Tues., Apr. 17-May 8, 6:00-8:00 pm, KNC-2, $75. J Kotch. #12323
Shape up your makeup skills and learn 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 Wed., Mar. 7-28, 6:30-8:30 pm, KNC-3, $75. L Varenne. #12440
Bridal Beauty Bootcamp
Warm up with makeup techniques specific for brides and the bridal party. Learn products and techniques for long lasting results. Explore dealing with bridal clients.
CE-PRSDV 2059, 1 Wed., Apr. 4, 6:30-8:30 pm, KNC-3, $20. L Varenne. #12441
Introduction to Emotional Freedom Techniques
A paradigm shifting program that introduces mind/body healing techniques anyone can use to create a better life by releasing emotional energetic blocks. Learn how to energetically test for negative emotions and learn to use the EFT tapping procedures to reduce the intensity of negative emotions. Includes an introduction to the concepts of applied kinesiology and the development of personal intuitive skills.
CE-PRSDV 2081, 4 Thurs., Apr. 19-May 10, 6:30-9:00 pm, KNC-2, $125. S Gottlieb. #12390
One Soul, Many Lives: Exploring Past
Do you believe in past lives? Do you wonder why you are drawn to a particular place or time in history, or even to people you feel you know even though you just met? Get in touch with who you may have been through meditation; learn how to focus and gather the scattered mental energies and develop the powers of concentration to activate our “third eye.”
CE-PRSDV 2100, 4 Tues., Mar. 6-27, 7:30-9:00 pm, KNC-4, $65. S Shkreli & M Lulgjuraj. #12433
Pet Therapy and Animal Assisted Activities
Become familiar with the steps to become a Therapy Dog team, as well as a R.E.A.D. team (Reading Education Assistance Dogs). Learn about Animal Assisted Activities in Assisted Living facilities, schools, veterans hospitals, and libraries. View videos of dogs at work and hear about local visits presently taking place. At the end, you’ll have enough information to decide if you want to become involved in the rewarding experience of pet therapy.
CE-ANIML 2005, 6:30-8:30 pm, GTW-219. $25. J Audevard.
Sec. A: 1 Mon., Feb. 5. #12387
Sec. B: 1 Wed., Mar. 14. #12388
Sec. C: 1 Tues., May 8. #12389