Scarsdale Adult School E-News
September 2022
Bienvenido, bienvenue, benvenuto, willkommen to all. SAS offers a hardy welcome to new and continuing language learners! Classes in Spanish, French, Italian, and German are all starting soon, with different sections for different skill levels.

Shaun Johnson is returning and Patricia Almanzar joins the faculty to teach Spanish. In order of mastery, students may choose from Beginner (Course 11469), Advanced Beginner to Intermediate (Course 11471), Intermediate to Advanced (Course 11472), or Advanced Conversational (Course 11473), all starting on Wednesday, September 14, 2022.

Sylvie Corten returns for new sessions of Beginner French (Course 11492) and Intermediate French (Course 11493), starting in mid October.

Marguerita Beretta and Ettore Viazzo are both back to teach Italian, and share the rich culture and history of their native country Italy. Intermediate Italian (Course 11491) begins this week on Tuesday, September 13, 2022. Monday sections of Beginner (Course 11382) and Italiano Conversazioni (Course 11383) have just been postponed and will start on October 3, 2022.

Claudia Schwartz returns to lead Advanced Beginner German (Course 11490) for students continuing from the most recent advanced beginner class as well as Intermediate German (Course 11509) for those who have completed the advanced beginner level. Both classes begin on Tuesday, September 13, 2022.

Expand your mind by picking up a new language or sharpening your skills in one you already know. Class sizes are limited to foster student participation -- secure your spot now!
Catalog Additions and Scheduling Changes
Two new in-person daytime sections of Bridge: Supervised Play have been scheduled. The first, Course 11543, meets six times beginning on Wednesday, 9/21/2022, and then Course 11544 follows for five sessions starting on Wednesday, 11/09/2022. Class is geared for advanced beginners as well as intermediate and advanced players who seek to improve their skills through a combination of recreational play and organized learning.

The following classes in our Games category have been postponed, with new start dates listed below:
  • Beginner Bridge (11307) -- Tuesday, 10/11/2022
  • Beginner Bridge (11308) -- Tuesday, 11/22/2022
  • Beginner Plus Bridge (11311) -- Tuesday, 10/11/2022
  • Beginner Plus Bridge (11312) -- Tuesday, 11/22/2022
  • Intermediate Bridge (11305) -- Wednesday, 10/12/2022
  • Intermediate Bridge (11306) -- Wednesday, 11/30/2022
  • Introduction to Duplicate Bridge (11304) -- Monday, 10/17/2022
  • Beginner Chess (11527) -- Wednesday, 10/12/2022

As noted above, the Monday sections of Beginner Italian (11382) and Italiano Conversazioni (11383) have just been postponed and will start on October 3, 2022.

Navigating Social Security and Medicare (11460) has been moved up by one day and will now meet on Tuesday, 10/11/2022.
Classes Starting in the Next Two Weeks
All class listings are for the Eastern Time Zone. Course numbers appear in parentheses.
Week of September 11, 2022
  • Walking Tour: Manhattan's Fabled Squares with Francis Morrone: Madison Square (11293)
  • Walking Tour: The 34th Street District — Macy’s, the Empire State Building, and Penn Station (11340)

Art Appreciation
  • Masterpieces of Western Art: The Parthenon and Architecture in Periclean Athens (11326)
  • Walking Tour: Tribeca, New York's Hottest Gallery District (11337)

Arts & Crafts
  • Knitting for All Levels (Tuesday evening: 11397 , Wednesday morning (new section): 11541, and Thursday morning: 11396)
  • Watercolor Painting (11406)
  • Mixed Media (11488)

Current Events
  • Let's Talk Current Events: Topics in the News (Tuesdays: 11457, Wednesdays: 11410, and Thursdays: 11411)
  • Supreme Court Preview (11522)
Fitness and Dance
  • Fit Blast: Cardio, Strength and Abs (11363)
  • Body Sculpting (Thursday mornings: 11364, and Thursday afternoons: 11361)
  • Sit and Be Fit: Chair-Based Body Sculpting (Tuesdays: 11359 and Thursdays: 11358)
  • Total Body Workout (11408)
  • Total Body Workout with Bands (11362)
  • Beginner Ballet (11499)
  • Intermediate Ballet (Sundays: 11502 and Wednesdays: 11500)
  • Beginner Tap Dance (11504)
  • Advanced Beginner Tap Dance (11505)
  • Intermediate Tap Dance (11506)
  • Zumba (Wednesday evenings: 11511, and Friday mornings: 11507)
  • Walk 15® (Mondays: 11413 and Tuesdays: 11414)
  • Movement to Music (Fridays: 11421 and 11422)
  • Gentle Yoga (11427)
  • Postural Therapy Movement (11412)
  • MELT Method® Hand and Foot Treatment (11426)

  • Beginner Bridge (Wednesdays: 11309)
  • Bridge: Competitive Bidding (11480)
  • Bridge: Figuring Out Opponents Hand (11481)
  • Let's Play Mah Jongg: Beginner Series (11315)
  • Let's Play Mah Jongg: Supervised Play (11317)
  • Canasta Tournament (11454)
  • Beginner Spanish (11469)
  • Advanced Beginner to Intermediate Spanish (11471)
  • Intermediate to Advanced Spanish (11472)
  • Advanced Conversational Spanish (11473)
  • Intermediate Italian (11491)
  • Advanced Beginner German (11490)
  • Intermediate German (11509)
Literature and Film
  • Book Discussion: Mrs. Dalloway (1925) by Virginia Woolf (11390)
  • Artistry Behind the Film: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) (11366)

Music Appreciation
  • Great Concertos of the Twentieth Century (11517)

Performing Arts
  • Acting and Improv (11430)

  • iPhone Photography (11474)

  • Finding Your Voice through Memoir Writing (11347)
  • Getting Started, A Writing Workshop (11461)
Week of September 18, 2022
  • Great World's Fairs: London 1851, New York 1853, and Paris 1855 (11348)
  • Walking Tour: Hotels, Churches, and Mansions of Midtown Fifth Avenue (11341)
Art Appreciation
  • Art of Paul Cézanne (11462)
  • Masterpieces of Western Art: Sculpture of the Parthenon and Beyond (11327)
  • Winslow Homer: Crosscurrents at the Met (11400)
  • George Eastman, the Name Behind Kodak (11431)
  • Walking Tour: Greek and Roman Galleries at the Met (11334)

Arts & Crafts
  • Drawing: An Invaluable Skill and a Fascinating Medium (11399)
  • Watercolor Painting (11398)

Cooking and Baking
  • Walking Tour and Taste of Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills, NY (11528)

Fitness and Dance

  • Bridge: Supervised Play (11543)
History and Culture
  • Walking Tour: Historic Irvington and Tarrytown (11539)

Home and Garden
  • Floral Design with Fresh Flowers (11530)

Literature and Film
  • Artistry Behind the Film: Schindler's List (1993), Part One (11367)
  • Book Discussion: Under the Skin: Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives (2022) by Linda Villarosa (11468)

Personal Finance
  • Author Visit: Bobbi Rebell, Launching Financial Grownups (2022) (General Admission plus Book Purchase: 11498), General Admission Only: 11529)
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Catalog of Fall Classes
All upcoming classes are listed in our Printer-Friendly, Interactive Version of our Fall 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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