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Bridge is hotter than ever! Our twice-a-year beginner’s series will teach you the rules of the game. You will learn the basics by playing on your first day. The instructor’s unique method makes bridge fun and easy to learn.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 9:45 AM - 11:30 AM; 10 sessions; starting 6/13/2018, ending 8/22/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 7/4/2018)

Tuition: $250.00

Location : Bridge Deck Location : 
  Bridge Deck.

Instructor : Sylwia McNamara 



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  For the major muscle groups, these free-weight exercises will increase muscular strength and endurance and will improve flexibility, range of motion, and body tone. Participants will learn to exercise safely and correctly. All ages and levels of fitness are welcome; progress will be according to ability. Bring an exercise mat and 1- 5 pound weights. Thursday evening class will use dynabands which will be available for purchase ($3 - $5) at the first class.   Enrollment limited to 18 students.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; 10 sessions; starting 9/12/2018, ending 11/28/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 9/19/2018, 11/21/2018)

Tuition: $240.00

Location : Girl Scout House  Location : 
  Girl Scout House .

Instructor : Jeannine Palermo 



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Engage in stimulating conversation with a group of curious, well-informed and friendly news junkies. Meet each week to discuss a variety of challenging topics, including popular culture, politics, media issues and other items in the news — at the local, national and international levels. Bring your observations and an open mind. The round-table discussions will be facilitated by cultural historian Alfred Hunt. 

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM; 12 sessions; starting 9/12/2018, ending 12/12/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 9/19/2018, 11/21/2018)

Tuition: $240.00

Location : Westchester Reform Temple Location : 
  Westchester Reform Temple.

Instructor : Alfred Hunt 



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This class explores contemporary memoirs that revolve around books — personal histories that recount chapters of a writer’s life through the lens of  literature.  Explore four memoirs that revisit authors’ experiences as passionate readers, students, and/or teachers whose lives and educations have been variously nourished by literary fare.  Our readings will prompt many questions:  What makes a book meaningful or “life-changing” to a reader at a particular time and place?  How do the books we read (or don’t read) shape our social identities — the people we become and the groups we belong to?  How do books serve as bonds or barriers in relationships between parents and children, friends and siblings, students and teachers?  How does reading — and talking about books — continue to matter over the course of our lives?  Please read My Life with Bob by Pamela Paul before the first class.  Additional readings include Reading with Patrick by Michelle Kuo, An Odyssey: A Father, a Son and an Epic by Daniel Mendelsohn, and Educated by Tara Westover.  

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 9/26/2018, ending 12/12/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 10/3/2018, 10/10/2018, 10/24/2018, 10/31/2018, 11/7/2018, 11/21/2018, 11/28/2018, 12/5/2018)

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Tuition: $120.00

Location : Westchester Reform Temple Location : 
  Westchester Reform Temple.

Instructor : Lori Rotskoff 



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Canasta is back and hotter than ever!  Learn to play the American version of this classic card game.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 10:45 AM - 12:45 PM; 6 sessions; starting 9/26/2018, ending 10/31/2018

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Tuition: $150.00

Location : Westchester Reform Temple Location : 
  Westchester Reform Temple.

Instructor : Alice Levinson 



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Each SAS semester, BookTalk introduces readers to a carefully chosen, provocative selection of novels for reading and informal discussion.  In this installment, we will consider the authors’ writing techniques and their characters’ personal journeys.  For the first meeting, please read Anatomy of a Miracle (2018) by by Jonathan Miles.  Later classes will be devoted to Asymmetry (2018) by Lisa Halliday (October 9 and 10), Warlight (2018) by Michael Ondaatje (October 23 and 24), The Eight Mountains (2016) by Paolo Cognetti (November 6 and 7), and Salvage the Bones (2011) by Jesmyn Ward (November 27 and 28).    

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM; 5 sessions; starting 9/26/2018, ending 11/28/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 10/3/2018, 10/17/2018, 10/31/2018, 11/14/2018, 11/21/2018)

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Tuition: $150.00

Location : Teacher's Home In Scarsdale Location : 
  Teacher's Home In Scarsdale.

Instructor : Harriet Sobol 



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For players ready to move beyond the basics, these informal, supervised sessions will enable you to hone your skills and work on strategy. Take your game to the next level and meet other players. Prerequisite: Student must have taken the course “Let’s Play Canasta: Beginner Series” or the equivalent.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 9/26/2018, ending 10/31/2018

Tuition: $150.00

Location : Westchester Reform Temple Location : 
  Westchester Reform Temple.

Instructor : Jamie Meadow 



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Canasta is back and hotter than ever!  Learn to play the American version of this classic card game.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 9/26/2018, ending 11/7/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 10/17/2018)

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Tuition: $150.00

Location : Scarsdale High School Location : 
  Scarsdale High School.

Instructor : Jamie Meadow 



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French painter Eugène Delacroix (1798–1863) was one of the greatest creative figures of the nineteenth century.  Coming of age after the fall of Napoleon, he reconnected the present to the past on his own terms.  Delacroix produced an extraordinarily vibrant body of work, setting into motion a cascade of innovations that changed the course of art.  This exhibition (September 17, 2018 through January 6, 2019) will be the first comprehensive retrospective devoted to this amazing artist ever held in North America.  The exhibition, a joint project with the Musée du Louvre, will illuminate Delacroix's restless imagination through approximately 145 paintings, drawings, and prints, many never before seen in the United States.  It will unfold chronologically, encompassing the rich variety of themes that preoccupied the artist during his more than four decades of activity, including literature, history, religion, animals, and nature.  

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM; starting 10/3/2018, ending 10/3/2018

Tuition: $25.00

Location : Temple Israel New Rochelle Location : 
  Temple Israel New Rochelle.

Instructor : Page Knox 



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This class is for players who have taken Beginner Bridge or who have some experience.  We will expand upon the basics and learn conventions by playing prepared hands.  

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 9:45 AM - 11:30 AM; 9 sessions; starting 10/10/2018, ending 12/12/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 11/21/2018)

Tuition: $225.00

Location : Bridge Deck Location : 
  Bridge Deck.

Instructor : Sylwia McNamara 



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For an evening of topical conversation, Scarsdale Adult School welcomes celebrated writer Anna Quindlen, author of nine novels, many works of non-fiction, and the former columnist at The New York Times and Newsweek.  Among other things, she will discuss her most recent novel, Alternate Side, the ninth book of fiction in her highly successful career.  This novel of “first-world problems” tells the story of the tensions of a tight-knit neighborhood on a rare dead-end block in New York City, from the perspective of Nora, an empty-nester in a seemingly happy marriage.  Quindlen also wrote Object Lessons, One True Thing, Black and Blue, Blessings, Rise and Shine, Every Last One, Still Life with Bread Crumbs, and Miller’s Valley.  Her memoir, Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, published in 2012, was a #1 New York Times bestseller.  Her book, A Short Guide to a Happy Life, has sold more than a million copies.  While a columnist at The New York Times, she won the Pulitzer Prize and published two collections, Living Out Loud and Thinking Out Loud.  Her Newsweek columns were collected in Loud and Clear.  Born in Pennsylvania, she grew up in New Jersey, attended Barnard College, and now resides in Manhattan.  Advance registration is highly recommended. Seating is limited and cannot be guaranteed for walk-ins.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 10/24/2018, ending 10/24/2018

Tuition: $25.00

Location : Scarsdale Middle School Location : 
  Scarsdale Middle School.

Instructor : Anna Quindlen 



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For the last fifty years, artists have explored the hidden operations of power and the symbiotic suspicion between the government and its citizens that haunts Western democracies.  Everything Is Connected: Art and Conspiracy (September 18, 2018 through January 6, 2019) will be the first major exhibition to tackle this perennially provocative topic.  It will trace the simultaneous development of two kinds of art about conspiracy.  The first half of the exhibition will comprise works by artists who hew strictly to the public record, uncovering hidden webs of deceit — from the shell corporations of a New York slumlord to vast, interconnected networks encompassing politicians, businessmen, and arms dealers.  In the second part, other artists will dive headlong into the fever dreams of the disaffected, creating fantastical works that nevertheless uncover uncomfortable truths in an age of information overload and weakened trust in institutions.  Featuring seventy works by thirty artists in media ranging from painting and sculpture to photography, video, and installation art, from 1969 to 2016, Everything Is Connected: Art and Conspiracy will present an alternate history of postwar and contemporary art that is also an archaeology of our troubled times  

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM; starting 10/31/2018, ending 10/31/2018

Tuition: $25.00

Location : Temple Israel New Rochelle Location : 
  Temple Israel New Rochelle.

Instructor : Page Knox 



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