Scarsdale Adult School E-News
September 2021
Get Crafty This Fall
Fall brings inspiration to students in our Arts & Crafts classes. Many in-person and online courses begin in the first weeks of October with others starting just before Thanksgiving.

Try your hand at drawing, watercolor painting, embroidery, knitting, basket weaving, and making beaded jewelry. Also, brand new this term is a class on creating a triptych consisting of three stackable wooden art blocks.

All skill levels are welcome. Share your excitement at creating new art with fellow students and register today!
Catalog Additions
We continue to expand our catalog with new choices. Since last week's eblast, the following classes have been added online and to our printable flipbook:

  • Beginner Canasta (10874)
  • Conversational French (10875)
  • Irish Short Stories and Plays (10876)
Catalog Changes
Since last week, the following course, originally scheduled to be in person, has changed to a Zoom-based instruction method:

  • Finding Your Voice through Memoir Writing (10697)
The following courses have been postponed and have new start/end dates:

  • Beginner Bridge (10870) -- now beginning Monday, October 4, 2021
  • Beginner Plus Bridge (10869) -- now beginning Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Classes Starting in the Next Two Weeks
All class listings are for the Eastern Time Zone. Course numbers appear in parentheses.
Week of September 26, 2021
  • Walking Tour: Development of Downtown Scarsdale (10850)
  • Lost Mansions of New York: Cornelius Vanderbilt II (10701)
  • Walking Tour: West Side Living (10660)

Art Appreciation
  • Walking Tour: Contemporary Galleries of New York City (10732)
  • Orientalism, East to West and Back Again (10818)
  • Artists of the Non Finito: Series Overview (10686)
  • Art of Controversy in San Francisco: Rincon Post Office Murals (10813)
  • Venice Through the Eyes of Artists: Renaissance Artists (10806)
  • Caravaggio: Dirty Feet and Tattered Clothes (10676)

Fitness and Dance

  • Bridge: Keeping up with Conventions and Strategies for Play of Hand: New Minor Forcing (10858)

History and Culture
  • Amelia Bassano, Jewish Feminist During the Renaissance (10667)

  • Advanced Beginner Spanish (10657)* changed to online
  • Advanced Conversational Spanish (10659)* changed to online
  • Beginner Italian (10746)* changed to online; please note new end time
Literature, Film, and Television
  • Author Visit: Ken Liu, The Paper Menagerie (10792)
  • Reading Contemporary Memoirs: Personal Prose by Acclaimed Poets (10754)

Performing Arts
  • Ring Your Bell! (10796)

  • Six Weeks, Six Themes: A Gathering for Generative Writing (10694)* new venue
Week of October 3, 2021
  • Lost Mansions of New York: Charles Lewis Tiffany (10702)

Art Appreciation
  • Impressionism and Haute Couture: Fashion and Modernism in Late Nineteenth Century Paris (10790)
  • Introduction to Street Art (10674)
  • Armchair Tour: Contemporary Galleries of New York City (10776)
  • Walking Tour: GARNER Arts Center in Garnerville, NY (10825)
  • Venice Through the Eyes of Artists: Baroque Artists (10807)

Arts & Crafts
  • Drawing: An Invaluable Skill and a Fascinating Medium (10764)
  • Open Level Embroidery (10765)
  • Rock the Block (10772)
  • Jewelry for the Soul: Meditation Malas (10838)
  • Knitting for All Levels (10766)
  • Sketch Safari at Wolf Conservation Center (10779)

Current Events and Politics
  • Myths and Realities of the Migrant Family Crisis at the U.S./Mexico Border (10626)

Fitness and Dance

  • Beginner Bridge (10652 and 10870)
  • Beginner Plus Bridge (10869)
  • Bridge: Supervised Play (10653)
  • Bridge: Keeping up with Conventions and Strategies for Play of Hand: Figuring Out What Opponent Have From the Bidding (10859)
  • Beginner Canasta (10645 and 10874)
  • Canasta: Supervised Play Boot Camp (10648)
  • Beginner Chess (10654)
  • Advanced Beginner/Intermediate Chess (10655)

Health & Wellness
  • Choosing a Plant-Based Diet to Benefit Your Health (10822)
  • Healthy Digestion, the Key to Wellness (10827)
History and Culture
  • Ancient Egypt: King Tut, Hieroglyphics, and the Birth of Ancient Writing (10639)
  • Turning Points in American History (10630)
  • U.S. History from the Colonies to the Constitution (10801)

  • Beginner Conversational Spanish (10656)
  • Intermediate Spanish (10658)
  • Beginner Italian (10871)
  • Advanced Beginner Italian (10872)
  • Conversational Italian (10748)
  • Italiano Conversazioni (10819)

Literature, Film, and Television
  • Remarkable Documentaries of 2021 (10724)
  • Short Stories Live (10755 and 10756)
  • Going Home: Emily Wilson’s Translation of Homer’s Odyssey (10760)
Music Appreciation
  • Masterpieces of Sacred Choral Music (10835)
  • Young Vocalists Perform Old Songs (10708)
  • How High the Moon: 1950s Masterpieces of Ella Fitzgerald (10829)

Performing Arts
  • World Drumming (10794)
  • Learn to Play the Ukulele for Beginners (10799)
  • Acting and Improv (10803)
  • Learn to Play the Guitar (10795)

Personal Finance
  • Social Security and Medicare Workshop (10823)

  • Jesus in Jewish Context (10644)

  • Finding Your Voice through Memoir Writing (10697)
  • Personal Essay Writing: A Way to Make Meaning of Your Life (10698)
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Catalog of Fall Classes
All upcoming classes are listed in our Printer-Friendly, Interactive Version of our Fall 2021 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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