Special Interest

To register please call 914-606-6830 and press option 1

NEW! Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid
Gain a foundation of first aid principles and skills to be able to respond to emergencies and give care in areas that do not have immediate emergency medical services (EMS) response. This includes wilderness and remote environments, including urban disasters, such as earthquakes and hurricanes. Pre-requisites: current Adult CPR/AED certification; must be at least 14 years of age on or before the last scheduled session of the course. The first session, 9/14, will be devoted to Adult CPR/AED training for those who do not hold a current CPR certificate; all others with certification will start the following week, 9/21.
CE-CERTS 2046, 10 Wed., Sept. 14-Nov. 16, 6:00-8:00 pm, Room TBD, $225 (+ textbook, obtainable from www.redcrossstore.org for $15.95, + $19 WRFA certification fee, + $19 additional certification fee for those not holding a current Adult CPR/AED certification, payable to instructor). A Reeve. #83832

 NEW! American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training
To provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills; learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave; and learn about basic child care and basic first aid. The recommended age for this course is 11-15 years old. Bring bag dinner.
CE-CERTS 2031, 2 Fri., Oct. 21 & 28, 5:00-8:30 pm, KNC-3, $90 (+ $10 ARC certification fee, and optional $15 for ARC Babysitter’s Training Set, payable to instructor). A Reeve. #83940

NEW! Environmental Issues in Your Daily Life
Take a look at how environmental issues impact your daily life. We’ll identify some specific environmental issues, and examine the science, the economics, and the politics they raise, using discussion and role-play as methodologies for understanding different perspectives.
CE-GREEN 2016VA, 4 Sat., Oct. 8-29, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, Room TBD, $75. R Cherry. #83958

NEW! Positive Parenting
Having a temper tantrum in a supermarket. Refusing to eat anything other than pasta. Sleep problems. Ever wonder how to deal with such issues? Positive Parenting is a practical course that will teach parents effective and constructive ways to raise and discipline children (up to 10 years of age).
CE-FAMLY 2013, 7 Tues., Sept. 13-Nov. 1 (skip 10/11), 6:30-8:30 pm, Room TBD, $130. M Hackett. #84124

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., Oct. 6-27, 6:30-8:30 pm, KNC-3, $75. L Varenne. #80029

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 Thurs., Nov. 3, 6:30-8:30 pm, Room TBD, $20. L Varenne. #80030

Genealogy Basics
Genealogy is not just the study of cemetery records! Digging for lost ancestors takes you to strange places; in the course of your excavations you learn about history, geography, law, and psychology. Become fascinated by the times in which your ancestors lived, or discover that a talent of yours may have been passed down from your ancestors. You may even learn you are related to a historical figure! Genealogy doesn’t call for a lot of expensive equipment – just a notebook, a few pencils, a computer, and a willingness to dig for facts.
CE-PRSDV 2132, 3 Thurs., Sept. 22-Oct. 6, 7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $60 (+ $5 for materials, payable to instructor). T Riley. #80062

Close-up Magic for Adults
Discover how to do basic magic tricks for fun and entertainment! In this hands-on class, develop basic magic skills to entertain those around you using cards, money, silks, and ropes. Perform great tricks in the very first class. Guaranteed to put a smile on everyone’s face!
CE-HOBBY 2011, $140 (+ $70 materials fee for magic supplies, payable to instructor). M Eskow.
Sec. A: 7 Wed., Oct. 5-Nov. 16, 9:30-11:30 am, Room TBD. #80094
Sec. B: 7 Thurs., Oct. 6-Nov. 17, 6:30-8:30 pm, KNC-2. #80095

Staging for the Home
For home owners and realtors looking for guidance on preparing a home for sale. Learn about the important areas to consider for change and discover some simple (and inexpensive) remedies to create a fresh and appealing look for the buyer.
CE-HOME 2005, 1 Sat., Sept. 17, 1:00-3:00 pm, KNC-3, $30. M Tallerico. #80026

Exploring Tarot
Join a professional psychic, tarot reader, and occult historian for a workshop accessing “higher wisdom” through card divination. Discuss the tarot from its earliest appearance in 15th century Italy, through the 18th century occult revival, to its resurrection in the Victorian spiritualist movement, to the 21st century New Age movement. Drawing from intellectual history, art history, 19th century occult culture, and New Age writings, each meeting will include historical background along with hands-on practice with tarot divination. Contact instructor at zhenyatarot@gmail.com for materials list.
CE-PRSDV 2116, 4 Tues., Sept. 20-Oct. 11, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, Room TBD, $125. E Amditis. #83134


Afterschool Science Academy at Ossining
These classes are held at the Ossining Center, 22 Rockledge Avenue. Call 914-606-7400 to register.


Pullback Car Engineering
Student engineers will learn about simple machines and their real-world applications. Teams of two students will build a pullback car and then run a series of experiments to test various engineering theories. The skills and traits of the engineering profession are discussed and incorporated. Materials included.
CE-SCI 2030OS, 1 Tues., 3:45-5:45 pm, $35.
Sec. A: Oct. 11. #83745
Sec. B: Nov. 15. #83746

Vertical Access Wind Turbine
Students discuss various types of energy sources and learn about renewable vs. non-renewable options. An overview of how wind is formed, captured, and transformed into electrical power is presented. Wind power is put into historical and worldwide perspective. Old and new designs of windmills and wind turbines are explored and reinforced when students build their very own Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT) model which they take home.
CE-SCI 2029OS, 1 Thurs., 3:45-5:45 pm, $35.
Sec. A: Oct. 13. #83742
Sec. B: Nov. 17. #83748