Scarsdale Adult School E-News
June 2022
eGifts for Dads and Grads
Show your appreciation for special fathers and recent graduates (high school and college graduates are welcome in our classes) with SAS eGift cards. They can celebrate their good fortune in being able to choose from a wide selection of interesting courses at a time that fits their schedules.

Follow the link to purchase an eGift card in any amount on our secure website. We will send the gift by e-mail, no stamps required!
Catalog Additions

Francis Morrone's popular Architects of America course has been extended to include five more architects, all from the twentieth century. The series resumes weekly on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at 1 pm, with separate registration required for each class. Students may now look forward to the following illustrated online lectures that will all be recorded and available to view on demand for one week:
  • Architects of America: Paul Philippe Cret, a Frenchman in Philadelphia (11287)
  • Architects of America: John Russell Pope, Washington, D.C., and Beyond (11288)
  • Architects of America: Ralph Adams Cram, Apostle of Modern Gothic (11289)
  • Architects of America: Ralph Walker, the Genius of Art Deco (11290)
  • Architects of America: Louis Isadore Kahn, Philadelphia Modernist (11291)

Once the Architects of America series ends, Morrone will lead two in-person walking tours of Manhattan's Fabled Squares. The first will cover the history and architecture of Union Square (11292) on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 (rain date Wednesday, August 10, 2022) and the second will be of Madison Square (11293) on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 (rain date Wednesday, August 17, 2022). Tour size is limited and will be filled on a first-come/first-served basis.
History and Culture

Lorella Brocklesby, SAS's crown jewel from across the pond, will introduce a new three-part English Gardens series at 10:30 am on Tuesdays, beginning July 12, 2022. Marvel at the stately landscapes characteristic of the sixteenth century Tudor (11294), eighteenth century Georgian (11295), and nineteenth century Victorian (11296) aristocratic grounds. Each class may be taken individually or register for English Gardens Series 90 to save $15 of the combined cost. Lectures will be recorded and available to students for one week.


Summer reading lists are out! The next two books in Harriet Sobol's popular BookTalk discussion class will be Comedy in a Minor Key (1947) by Hans Keilson (11297) on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, and Stoner (1965) by John Williams (11298) on Wednesday, August 3, 2022.

The next in-person and online sessions of Walk 15® with Heather Buyers are now open for registration. The online section (11285) will meet on Mondays at 10 am, starting June 13, 2022, and the in-person section (11286) will meet on Tuesdays at 10 am, starting June 14, 2022. Both sections welcome new participants as well as all current participants.
Classes Starting in the Next Two Weeks
All class listings are for the Eastern Time Zone. Course numbers appear in parentheses.
Week of June 5, 2022
  • Walking Tour: Iconic Fifth Avenue from Bryant Park to Central Park (11042)

Art Appreciation
  • Armchair Tour: Contemporary Galleries of New York City (11055)
  • Artists of the Non Finito: Jackson Pollock and Piet Mondrian (11066)

Arts & Crafts

Fitness and Dance
  • Fit Blast: Cardio, Strength and Abs (11267)
  • Movement to Music (Friday mornings in-person: 11274, Friday mornings online: 11275)

  • Let's Play Mah Jongg: Supervised Play (11284)

History and Culture
  • America’s Historic Roots in England (11184)

  • Finding Your Voice through Memoir Writing (11211)
Week of June 12, 2022
  • Walking Tour: Art Deco New York, Murray Hill to Gramercy Park (11251)

Art Appreciation
  • Walking Tour: Contemporary Galleries of New York City (11058)
  • Artists of the Non Finito: Willem De Kooning (11067)

Current Events and Politics
  • Let's Talk Current Events: Topics in the News (Wednesday afternoons online: 11119; Thursday mornings online: 11121)

  • Walk 15® (Monday mornings online: 11285 Tuesday mornings in-person: 11286)

Literature, Film, and Television
  • Short Stories Live (11256)
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Catalog of Spring/Summer Classes
All upcoming classes are listed in our Printer-Friendly, Interactive Version of our Spring/Summer 2022 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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