Scarsdale Adult School E-News
April 2023
Language Classes at Various Levels
New sessions of language classes begin this week and next.
Gianna Hittmann will teach a new session of American Sign Language (ASL) (Course 11826), beginning Wednesday, April 12, 2023. By popular demand, beginning Wednesday, April 12, 2023, she will also offer the next class in the sequence, American Sign Language II (ASL) (Course 11833), for students who have completed the introductory course.

New to the faculty, Michelle Haiek will lead Beginner ESL (Course 11899) to help those leaning to speak English navigate basic vocabulary, idioms, and grammar. Class begins Monday, April 17, 2023. Please help spread the word of this offering to those who are not readers of our eblast.

Spanish classes for all levels of ability are also in the schedule. The Beginner class (Course 11900) starts Wednesday, April 19, 2023; the Intermediate class (Course 11885) and the Intermediate to Advanced class (Course 11886) both start Tuesday, April 11, 2023; and the Advanced Conversational class (Course 11887) starts Thursday, April 13, 2023.

Pick up a new language or brush up on one you already know by registering today.
Classes Starting in the Next Two Weeks
All class listings are for the Eastern Time Zone. Course numbers appear in parentheses.
Week of April 9, 2023
  • Great Architects of the Western World: Gianlorenzo Bernini, Sculptor and Architect of Baroque Rome (11814)
  • Empire State Building, the World’s Most Famous Building (11763)
  • Walking Tour: Cathedral of St. John the Divine (11834)

Art Appreciation
  • Walking Tour: Contemporary Galleries of New York City (11716)
  • Walking Tour: Thierry Mugler: Couturissime at the Brooklyn Museum (11761)

Arts & Crafts
  • Deep Dive into Drawing (11747)
  • Open Studio Painting (11739)
  • Calligraphy (Thursday evenings: 11849)
  • Beginner Bridge (11837)
  • Bridge: Defense by Position (11842)
  • Bridge: Major Suit Auctions (11843)
  • Bridge: Supervised Play (11840)
  • Let's Play Mah Jongg: Beginner Series (11770)

  • American Sign Language (ASL) (11826)
  • American Sign Language II (ASL) (11833)
  • Intermediate Spanish (11885)
  • Intermediate to Advanced Spanish (11886)
  • Advanced Conversational Spanish (11887)

Literature, Film, and Television
  • BookTalk with Harriet Sobol: The Personal Librarian (2021) by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray (11852)
  • Short Stories Live (11724)

Performing Arts
  • Acting and Improv (11836)
  • Learn to Play the Violin (11866)
  • Ring Your Bell! (11867)

  • Personal Essay Writing: A Way to Make Meaning of Your Life (11889)
Week of April 16, 2023
  • Great Architects of the Western World: Masters of Italian Baroque: Francesco Borromini, Guarino Guarini, and Filippo Juvarra (11815)
Art Appreciation
  • Amedeo Modigliani, a Modern Master (11911)* RECENTLY ADDED
  • Virtual Tour: Theaster Gates: Young Lords and Their Traces at the New Museum (11714)
  • Masterpieces of Western Art: Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol (11800)

Arts & Crafts
  • Calligraphy (Tuesday mornings: 11848* new start date and change in venue
  • Cartooning for Beginners (11888)
  • A Tisket, a Tasket, Learn to Make a Treat Basket (11740)

  • Beginner Bridge (11881)
  • Advanced Beginner Bridge (11883)
  • Intermediate Bridge (11884)
  • Bridge: Supervised Play (11882)
  • Beginner Canasta (Thursday afternoons: 11823;Thursday evenings: 11824)
  • Canasta: Supervised Play (11825)
  • Let's Play Mah Jongg: Beginner Series (11860)
  • Let's Play Mah Jongg: Supervised Play (11861)

Health and Wellness
  • Power of Your Mind (11902)
  • Discover Your Passion, Rewrite Your Story, and Fulfill Your Purpose (11910)* RECENTLY ADDED
History and Culture
  • Walking Tour: The Sassoons at the Jewish Museum (11914)* RECENTLY ADDED


Literature, Film, and Television
  • Tales of Down Under (11871)

Personal Finance, Aging, Retirement Planning
  • Life After Work: How to Prepare a Good Life in Retirement (11879)

  • iPhone Photography (11908)

  • Hasidism’s Mysteries Unveiled (11880)
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Catalog of Spring Classes
All upcoming classes are listed in our Printer-Friendly, Interactive Version of our Spring/Summer 2023 Catalog. New classes are added regularly.

Class times are for the Eastern Time Zone. Please check regularly for additional options to keep you engaged and learning, whether from the comforts of home or through our expanding number of in-person options.
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