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ADULT Continuing Education

 

Fall 2021

 

 


Arts | Business/Investments | Technology | Culinary Arts | Defensive Driving | Foreign Language | Health & Fitness | Self-Improvement | Sports/Leisure  


ARTS
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FIGURE DRAWING AND ANATOMY
Learn the basics of figure drawing & light anatomy! We will work with mannequin forms to learn how to go from stick figures to finished works. Materials needed: #2 pencils, brown conte' crayon, 11x17 newsprint pads, kneaded erasers.
Todd Wright
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
8 Wednesdays
Middle School Room 269A
Begins Oct. 20                                                                                                                      
Fee: $55; S.C.; $50


FUN AND FEARLESS WATERCOLORS
My daughter once told me that there are no mistakes in art. In this class we will learn basic watercolor techniques and have fun experimenting with color, texture, layering, mark-making and splattering. Together we will discover how versatile the medium is and how it can lead to unexpected and exciting results and NO mistakes! This course requires no previous experience in watercolor.
Stefani Jarrett
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
8 Tuesdays
Middle School Room 269A
Begins Oct. 19                                                                                                                      
Fee: $70; S.C.; $65

 

 

BUSINESS / INVESTMENTS / SOCIAL SECURITY
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BEHAVIORS THAT HARM INVESTORS…
Studies have demonstrated that behavior rather than performance is the primary driver of success for the average investor. By trying to time the market, checking portfolio balances daily and becoming emotionally attached to their stocks, these investors are their own worst enemy. Presentation will examine these behaviors and provide strategies to combat them.
Daniel G. Mazzola
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
1 Tuesday
Middle School Room 73
Begins Oct. 19                                                                                                      
Fee: $55; S.C.; $50


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ELDER LAW WORKSHOP
If you are concerned about protecting your assets and your dignity, this course is for you. The Elder Law Workshop is a hands-on introduction to the principles of Elder Law and what you can do TODAY to better secure your future. Learn about health care proxies, powers of attorney, how to pay for long term care costs, about Medicaid eligibility requirements and how to engage in asset protection. This course provides ample time for many student generated questions.
Ellen Makofsky, Esq.
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
1 Monday
Middle School Room 73 
Nov. 8
Fee: $30; S.C.: $25

 

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HOW TO LEAVE MONEY TO YOUR HEIRS
You’ve worked hard all your life. Now you want to plan carefully to ensure that your nest egg will be passed along to those you choose, that your estate will not be reduced by excessive taxes and that someone you trust will be appointed to carry out your wishes when you are gone. We will discuss wills and revocable living trusts, comparing and contrasting the advantages and disadvantages of each document. Special emphasis will be given to methods of reducing or deferring gift and estate taxes. We will answer your questions regarding managing, protecting and disposing of assets. 
Ellen Makofsky, Esq.
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
1 Monday
Middle School Room 73
Nov. 15
Fee: $30; S.C.: $25


 

 

TECHNOLOGY
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INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS
This class will get you started in the world of computers. Learn to use the mouse, start-up and shutdown, identify icons, change time settings, wallpaper and screen savers, scroll bars and pointers.  Learn to cut, copy, paste, and highlight. You will also learn to get on the Internet, send an email and look up your favorite subject.
Christopher Spinner              
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
6 Tuesdays
Middle School Lab
Begins Oct. 12
Fee: $65; S.C.: $60



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NAVIGATING SOCIAL MEDIA
Learn to be comfortable with the world of Social Media. Understand what everyone is using these days. Facebook, Tik Tok, Twitter, etc.
Requirement: Fully-charged Smartphone

Fruendly Alexis
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
6 Wednesdays
Middle School Lab
Begins Oct. 20                                                                                                                      
Fee: $65; S.C.; $60


 

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USING YOUR APPLE iPHONE FEATURES
Learn to use - settings, storage, texting, App usage, maps, taking pictures, and how to share pictures. Requirements: Fully charged Apple iPhone.
Fruendly Alexis
7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
8 Wednesdays
Middle School Lab
Begins Oct. 20                                                                                                                      
Fee: $75; S.C.; $70


 

CULINARY ARTS

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EASY MEXICAN COOKING
Rosa Maria shares her simple techniques and no fuss recipes for flavorful, authentic and great tasting Mexican food.
Materials fee of $10 payable to the instructor on the first night of class.
Rosa Maria Goeller
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
3 Mondays
Middle School Room 36
Begins Nov. 22
Fee:  $40; S.C.: $35





DEFENSIVE DRIVING
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AARP “SPONSORED DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE
OFFERED BY AARP online at: aarpdriversafety.org

CONTACT AARP FOR MORE INFORMATION

Call: 1-800-350-7025 or Email: customerservice@aarpdriversafety.org

Why Take the AARP Smart Driver Course?

The AARP Smart Driver course is the nation’s first refresher course specifically designed for drivers age 50 and older. In many states, drivers may benefit from a discount on their auto insurance premium upon completing the course. And you will learn something new along the way. In fact, an evaluation of the course found that 97% of participants changed at least one driving habit as a result of what they learned.

Our Smart Driver online course will help you:
Receive a multi-year discount on your auto insurance.
Refresh your driving skills and your knowledge of the rules — and hazards — of the road.
Reduce your chances of receiving a traffic violation or getting into an accident.
Learn at your own pace — you will have 30 days to complete the course!


 

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGE
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INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH AND LATIN CULTURE - PART 1
This course is an introduction to Spanish grammar, language and culture for the purpose of conversation and communication. This is for students with little to no experience with the Spanish language.
Runnie Myles
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
4 Thursdays 
Middle School Room 74
Begins Oct. 14
Fee: $60; S.C.: $55


INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH AND LATIN CULTURE - PART 2
This course will serve as an extension of Spanish and Latin Culture Part 1 to continue building communication skills. This is for students who have taken Spanish Part 1 or another basic Spanish class.  The goal is to expand grammar, language and the Latin cultural experience. 
Runnie Myles
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
4 Thursdays
Middle School Room 74
Begins Nov. 18
Fee: $60; S.C.: $55

 

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HEALTH & FITNESS

HATHA YOGA - SUN & MOON YOGA
Breathe In… the expanding and opening. Breathe Out… releasing and letting go. Yoga classes that accommodate the individual practice and that allow for any level of practice to deepen. The practice of Yoga develops overall energy, strength and flexibility while releasing stress and tension from the mind and body. Learn the physical postures (asana) and breathing practices (pranayama) in a Hatha yoga practice that will facilitate healing while holding and breathing in postures and relaxing. Please wear comfortable exercise clothing and bring a yoga mat and towel.
Donald Papa, ERYT 500     
6:00 - 7:15 p.m.
8 Mondays                           
High School Room 257
Begins Oct. 18
Fee: $85; S.C.: $80



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KARDIO-KICKBOXING
Want to burn up to 500 calories in an hour and have a total body workout? This class is a blend of calisthenics, athletic drills, martial arts and yoga. All levels are invited. Students should bring water.
Candace Newby
7:45 - 8:30 p.m.
8 Wednesdays
Lido School Gym 
Begins Oct. 20
Fee: $60; S.C.: $55                                                                                                    

 

 

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YOGA - THE TOTAL EXPERIENCE Please include time of class on registration form
Years of experience and knowledge in Yoga, Reflexology, Tai-Chi, Thai Yoga, Massage, Shiatsu, Aromatherapy and nutrition will be used in teaching breathe work (pranayamas), yoga postures (asanas), general health knowledge and more. Different styles of yoga will be used as an enjoyable way to deepen your yoga practice. Yoga practice will improve your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. Please wear loose clothing and bring towel & yoga mat.
Donald Papa, RYT                    
Session 1: Beginners: 6:00 - 7:15 p.m.
8 Thursdays, Begins Oct. 14
Session 2: Beginners/Intermediates: 7:30 - 8:45 p.m. 
High School Room 257
Fee: $85; S.C.: $80


 


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SELF-IMPROVEMENT

NAVIGATING THE TEEN YEARS WITH YOUR CHILD
• Gain an understanding of your role as a parent during these years
• Creating strategies for handling the transition period from child to adult with your teenager
• Discovering ways to stay connected with your child and have fun together
Annick Duignan                                                                                                                   
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.                                       
1 Tuesday
Middle School Room 73 
Nov. 16
Fee: $35

 

 

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NOTARY PUBLIC TRAINING COURSE - VIRTUAL CLASSES - $50.00 per person
Pre-Recorded Zoom—Notary Course can be accessed anytime (Day or Evening) and is available 7 days a Week for 90 Days.  Additionally, Customer Support is just a click away.
On-Line Training Course Includes:
Instant Access
Notary Concepts
Definition Review
Sample Forms
Notary Law Subsection Review
Notary Facts
Notary Prep Test
1 Full year support & 24 hour access

Dina DiRoma
Begins Tuesday Oct. 26

 

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SMARTER SOCIAL SECURITY
The presentation will provide a broad overview of the Social Security retirement program with a special emphasis on spousal and survivor benefits.  Attendees will learn how to optimize their Social Security benefits using simple strategies.
DANIEL G. MAZZOLA
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
1 Tuesday Nov. 23
Middle School Room 73
Fee: $35; S.C.; $30

 

 

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WHAT’S NEXT FOR YOU
Throughout our lives there are periods where we are at a crossroad and need to determine where we go from here (e.g. retirement, life changes, a sense that we want something different). This series will explore and clarify what you want from your life and the strategies to make the changes happen. You will identify what is getting in your way, create an individual design and action plan, and develop strategies and tools to move your plan forward in a powerful way.
ANNICK DUIGAN
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
4 Tuesdays
Middle School Room 73
Begins Oct. 12
Fee: $50; S.C.: $45
 

 

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SPORTS/LEISURE

AMERICA’S BOATING COURSE—No online registration is available
Course covers: rules of the road and government regulations, all information needed for BOAT/PWC operation, followed by an exam. This Course meets the New York State Requirements for Operation of a Motor Vessel for anyone Born after May 1, 1996 and Operation of a PWC. Minimum Age is 10 Years Old to obtain a Safe Boating Certification. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
For info. call: Sewanhaka Power Squadron, Fred Deppert at (917) 560-8205 or email fdeppert@optonline.net 
Course materials: book - $60 payable to the instructor on the first night of class. Families may share materials. Make checks payable to Sewanhaka Power Squadron. To make a reservation leave a message: give full name, phone number, email address and number of participants at 516 897-2206 or email gtedesco@lbeach.org 
Fred Deppert
7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
6 Wednesdays 
Middle School Rm# 71
Begins: Oct. 20 
Fee: Free


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ADULT SWIM 
A swimming workout for the swimmer with basic swim knowledge and advanced swimmer. Tone, strengthen muscles and relieve stress while gliding stroke by stroke through a clean 6 lane pool. Swim experience required.
John Whelan – Lifeguard on duty
8:00 - 9:30 p.m.
8 Mondays and 8 Thursdays
High School Pool – 322 Lagoon Drive West, Lido Beach
Begins Thursday, Oct. 14
Fee: $85; S.C.: $80

 

 

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MEN’S BASKETBALL - Minimum age 25
Former high school or college players. Emphasis on active play. 
Neil Dugan
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
9 Tuesdays and 9 Thursdays
Middle School Gym
Begins Tuesday, Oct. 12
Fee: $100; S.C.; $95


 

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RECREATIONAL VOLLEYBALL INTERMEDIATE
Enjoy all the fun while improving your skills through active play.
Cindy Zarate
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
8 Mondays   
Middle School Gym 
Begins Oct. 18
Fee: $60; S.C.: $55


 

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SPACE AGE ASTRONOMY
Enjoy photos of the eclipses and rare Jupiter-Saturn conjunction you missed in 2020-21 and see what's in store for us now with two October spacecraft launches of Lucy to seven asteroids and the James Webb Space Telescope plus a 97.4% lunar eclipse on Nov 19. Find out how galaxies were proven to be outside our own a century ago. Is climate change speeding up the earth's rotation?
Observe through great binoculars and a telescope the moon, Jupiter, Saturn and star clusters on calm clear class nights.
Larry Gerstman
8:00 - 9:30 p.m.
8 Tuesdays
Middle School Room 272
Begins Oct. 19
Fee: $55; S.C.; $50


 


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TENNIS FOR BEGINNERS 
Learn the basic strokes in Tennis – forehand, backhand, volley and serve. Learn scoring and rules.  Bring a racket and wear sneakers.
Christopher Spinner
8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
6 Tuesdays
Lido School Gym – Enter at Middle School
Begins Oct. 12
Fee: $55; S.C.: $50



 

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