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The word calligraphy derives from the Greek words for beauty (kallos) and to write (graphein).  Students will create calligraphy pieces for framing and gift giving, address envelopes and draft an invitation.  Increase your mastery of this fun and useful skill by practicing in between classes.  Calligraphy Style:  Using dip pens and ink learn the beautiful writing style of Spencerian. An American writing style from  the late 1800's great for addressing invitations and creating pieces as well as improving your own handwriting. Click on link to see class supply list: Supply List

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 3/21/2017, ending 5/2/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/11/2017)

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Tuition: $150.00

Location : Westchester Reform Temple Location : 
  Westchester Reform Temple.

Instructor : Anne Tascio 



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It is never too early to start your memoir.  By reminiscing out loud in class, answering provocative and probing questions, and participating in group conversations to be recorded,and completing assignments each week, students will begin the process of organizing and presenting their life stories in writing.  At the end of the six-week course, students will have the start of a full memoir.  Students from prior classes are welcome as we will be exploring new questions.  

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 3/21/2017, ending 5/2/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/11/2017)

Tuition: $180.00

Location : Westchester Reform Temple Location : 
  Westchester Reform Temple.

Instructor : Nancy Kessler 



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This class begins with essential lessons for new knitters: choosing supplies, casting on, knitting, purling and binding off.  We will cover the basics in the first two classes; then students will begin a simple project of their choosing.  Bring wooden size 8 needles and light colored worsted weight yarn to the first class.  

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM; 6 sessions; starting 3/24/2017, ending 5/5/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/14/2017)

Tuition: $135.00

Location : Westchester Reform Temple Location : 
  Westchester Reform Temple.

Instructor : Melissa Shinsato 



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Beading is fun, easy and a great group activity.  Learn to make a 4” silk tassel necklace topped off with a beautiful focal bead.  You will choose from a variety of colorful gemstone beads to create the necklace and will learn how to attach a toggle clasp to complete the look. Course fee is inclusive of all materials  

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 3/30/2017, ending 3/30/2017

Tuition: $40.00

Location : Scarsdale High School Location : 
  Scarsdale High School.

Instructor : Eileen Tacoma 



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Create personalized, one-of-a kind beaded jewelry, using a variety of dazzling beads in this introductory course.  The combinations are endless!  Basic techniques for beginners — knotting, stringing, basic wire working and de,sign — will be demonstrated and taught.  Develop an eye for color, proportion and balance to complement your design.  Course fee is inclusive of all materials.  

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM; 4 sessions; starting 3/31/2017, ending 4/28/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/14/2017)

Tuition: $125.00

Location : Westchester Reform Temple Location : 
  Westchester Reform Temple.

Instructor : Eileen Tacoma 



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Crochet  

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Crocheting is chic again!  Learn the basics: chaining, single and double crochet, reading patterns, and weaving in your ends.  Using what you learn, you can start a scarf, cowl, purse or basket by the end of six weeks.  More advanced students can bring projects into class for help.  Beginner supplies: please bring light colored worsted weight yarn and a “J” sized hook.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM; 6 sessions; starting 4/17/2017, ending 5/22/2017

Tuition: $135.00

Location : Westchester Reform Temple Location : 
  Westchester Reform Temple.

Instructor : Melissa Shinsato 



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Renowned psychic Marc Sky will do group readings in this enlightening and entertaining class.  Find out about yourself, your relationships, and your future as you learn to be your own psychic.  You will also receive a detailed numerology chart prepared specifically for you that will analyze what motivates you in life, the impression you give others, the way you express yourself, best careers, your destiny, the challenges you must meet, and your personal horoscope every day for year.  Please note: because your numerology chart is prepared in advance of class, you must send an email to registrar@ScarsdaleAdultSchool.org with your first and last name and birthday at time of registration.  

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:45 PM - 8:15 PM; starting 4/18/2017, ending 4/18/2017

Tuition: $35.00

Location : Scarsdale High School Location : 
  Scarsdale High School.

Instructor : Marc Sky 



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Learn the basics of family history research, including taking an oral history and constructing a tree.  We will then look at some of the lesser known resources available beyond the Federal Census and Vital Records such as probate, property, and newspapers, that can give us a glimpse into the lives our ancestors lived.  

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 6 sessions; starting 4/18/2017, ending 5/23/2017

Tuition: $120.00

Location : Scarsdale High School Location : 
  Scarsdale High School.

Instructor : Lauren Orenstein 



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Do you wonder if the spirits of your loved ones that have passed away are still around?  Can you exchange messages?  Is it possible to see or sense them?  In this enlightening, entertaining and amazing program, find out how to communicate with loved ones that have crossed over.  Through a guided out-of-body experience, visit friends, family members, and even pets, so you can talk to them and ask them questions.  If you want to reconnect with deceased loved ones or just want to have a séance and see a ghost for the entertaining fun of it, here is your opportunity.    

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 8:30 PM - 9:45 PM; starting 4/18/2017, ending 4/18/2017

Tuition: $35.00

Location : Scarsdale High School Location : 
  Scarsdale High School.

Instructor : Marc Sky 



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Make a one-of-a-kind mosaic using a wide variety of materials such as china, ceramics, colored mirror, glass, tiles and other treasures! You will learn how to design a mosaic, cut with glass tools, glue, grout and put the finishing touches on your unique creation.  No experience necessary; if you are experienced, we will build on your skills. Fee includes materials.  

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM; 3 sessions; starting 4/20/2017, ending 5/4/2017

Tuition: $105.00

Location : Wishflower Studio Location : 
  Wishflower Studio.

Instructor : Libby Denenberg 



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Celebrate Earth Day by taking a hike (a few days late).  Enjoy a leisurely, guided walk through the Southern Saxon Woods Trail.  Learn about the history of the park, its development, recent improvements, the eco-systems within the park, and the restoration of the native plants.  

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM; starting 4/24/2017, ending 4/24/2017

Tuition: $25.00

Location : Southern Saxon Woods Trail Location : 
  Southern Saxon Woods Trail.

Instructor : David Delucia 



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Learn how to make a chevron shaped necklace using turquoise and silver seed beads in graduated lengths .  Add a knotted leather cord embellished with large silver beads for the necklace.  Course fee is inclusive of all materials.    

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 4/27/2017, ending 4/27/2017

Tuition: $40.00

Location : Scarsdale High School Location : 
  Scarsdale High School.

Instructor : Eileen Tacoma 



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