Of Special Interest
To register please call 914-606-6830 and press option 1
Politics via Film
Drawing on the films of Redford, Eastwood, Spielberg, and Coppola, we’ll show how political issues can be developed and analyzed via film. Each session will discuss specific film clips in terms of political message and artistic merit.
CE-FILM 2017, 4 Wed., Oct. 4-25, 7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $80. P Gettler. #80123
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-3, $100. E Pressman.
Sec. A: Sept. 26-Oct. 24. #83052
Sec. B: Nov. 7-Dec. 5. #83053
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, Oct. 17 & 18, 6:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $45 (+ $15 for certification and handouts, payable to instructor). M DeToma. #80134
Heartsaver Adult/Child CPR/AED
American Heart Association CPR/AED course covering children ages 1 up to adults. Certification good for two years. For the lay responder. Must bring resuscitation mask. Please contact email@example.com prior to the class.
1 Sat., 9:00 am-1:00 pm, $60 (+ $5 for AHA certification card, payable to instructor. J Lederman.
At Ossining Center: CE-HCARE 2006OS, Oct. 21. #83093
At Valhalla Campus: CE-HCARE 2006, Oct. 7, PEB-4. #82716
Heartsaver First Aid
Covers first aid basics: how to handle sudden illness, control bleeding, burns, injuries to bones and joints, and emergencies involving excessive heat and cold. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the class to be sure this class is right for you.
CE-HCARE 2004, 1 Sat., Oct. 14, 9:00 am-2:00 pm, PEB-4, $60 (+ $5 for AHA certification card, payable to instructor). J Lederman. #83120
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 email@example.com for optional book.
CE-HOBBY 2010, 3 Wed., Sept. 13-27, 6:45-8:45 pm, GTW-219, $75. T Riley. #82998
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., Nov. 7, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, KNC-2, $40. #83350
NEW! Big Data: They Know All About You
Learn how data is accumulated about each of us, from social media and open government sources, and amalgamated into profiles that impact employment, educational, and credit opportunities and make us susceptible to increased government surveillance. Become familiar with the sites which provide us with statistics related to big data.
CE-FIN 2064, 4 Fri., Nov. 17-Dec. 15 (skip 11/24), 9:00 am-12:00 noon, Room TBD, $145. J McMullen. #83378
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 Thurs., Oct. 5-26, 6:00-8:00 pm, Room TBD, $75. J Kotch. #80135
Getting Into a Four-Year College
Whether you’re a high school student or a current college student seeking to transfer, learn how to offer colleges “that something extra” which separates you from others. Assess schools to make sure they are the best fit for you; assemble a resume for college, fill out applications to highlight your strengths and achievements, and how to present yourself for an interview.
CE-CLPRP 2006, 3 Tues., Sept. 12-26, 7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $75. E Woodyard. #80102
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., Oct. 4-25, 6:30-8:30 pm, Room TBD, $75. L Varenne. #80171
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 Wed., Oct. 4-25, 7:00-9:30 pm, Room TBD, $125. S Gottlieb. #80093
Introduction to the Wonderful World of Pet Therapy
Become familiar with the steps to become a Therapy Dog team and what’s required to become a R.E.A.D. team (Reading Education Assistance Dogs). Students will view actual videos of dogs at work and hear about visits that have taken place in local health, veteran’s hospitals and library facilities. You’ll be given resources to use.
CE-ANIML 2005, Room TBD, $25. J Audevard.
Sec. A: 1 Sat., Oct. 7, 9:30-11:30 am. #80149
Sec. B: 1 Wed., Oct. 18, 6:30-8:30 pm. #80150
Genealogy is not just the study of cemetery records! Digging for lost ancestors takes you to strange places; you can also 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, 2 Wed., Nov. 8 & 15, 6:00-9:00 pm, KNC-2, $60 (+ $5 for materials, payable to instructor). T Riley. #80120
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: Sept. 17. #83089
Sec. B: Oct. 15. #83090
Sec. C: Nov. 12. #83091
Sec. D: Dec. 3. #83092
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., Oct. 2-Nov. 20, 3:30-5:30 pm, $160 #83088