FINANCIAL PLANNING New! Basic Investing Are you confused by the stock market? Do you wonder how to pick a stock or a mutual fund? Are you following the basics of asset allocations when formulation your investment strategy? We will examine many of the investments available today and the advantages and disadvantages of each. Learn how to determine which investments are best suited to your personal needs and objectives. This course will comprehensively cover stocks, bonds, mutual funds, annuities, and long term care insurance. Thursday 1 session April 6 7:00-8:30pm Instructor: Shelly Newman, CFP, AAMS, ChFC, MBA Room 105 Fees: Regular: $10 Out of district: $12 Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement This four-session course, which has been taught nationally at universities and Fortune 500 companies, will help you to establish a written financial plan for your retirement. This plan can potentially help you to reduce taxes, establish a retirement income, and enhance investment returns. Topics include: stocks, bonds, mutual funds, asset allocation, social security, Medicare, long-term care, estate planning, pension plans, rollovers, IRAs, insurance, and more. The class includes a comprehensive workbook, which will be a valuable resource for the rest of your life. The instructors are founding members of the Long Island Association for Financial Education (LIAFE) and the National Association of Financial Advisors (NFA). You may bring a guest with you at no extra cost. Tuesdays 4 sessions Begins April 25 7:00-9:30pm Instructors: Mark Kravietz & Eric Diton Room 101 Fee: $34 payable to HHHCSD and $30 material fee payable to UBS PaineWebber There is no senior discount for this class. How to Retire without having your Income Retire The last thing you want to spend your retirement doing is worrying about whether or not you will have enough income. This class will focus on retirement income strategies to help you balance your need for income today with your desire to remain financially independent. Monday 1 session April 3 7:00-8:30pm Instructor: Brian Vail Room 109 Fees: Regular: $10 Out of district: $12 New! Introduction to Exchange Traded Funds Television and radio talk about them daily and financial publications write about them constantly. Find out why Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are not just for institutional investors. Learn how you can use ETFs in your personal investment portfolios to manage risk and add diversification. This two-session course will help you understand the inner- workings of ETFs and teach you several strategies that are available through the use of ETFs. Tuesdays 2 sessions March 14 & 21 7:30-9:00pm Instructor: Paul Pitsironis Room 109 Fees: Regular: $12 Out of district: $14 Introduction to Stocks & Bonds To have complete knowledge and awareness of how the market works, people need a great deal of information. We will discuss stocks and bonds in a clear, concise way, what investments are, and issues of how supply and demand affects you and the market. Learn how to analyze Standard & Poor’s reports, and the risk/reward tradeoff. Thursdays 6 sessions Begins March 16 7:30-9:30pm Instructor: David Gustin, AAMS Room 107 Fees: Regular: $45 Out of district: $50 Long Term Care It is estimated that 6 out of 10 Americans over age 75 may require care in a nursing home. Are you and your family financially prepared? Discover how to lessen the financial burden of long-term care. Find out how much Medicaid and Medicare really cover. Learn about the advantages of long- term care insurance. Thursday 1 session April 20 7:00-8:30pm Instructor: Shelly Newman, CFP, AAMS, ChFC, MBA Room 105 Fees: Regular: $10 Out of district: $12 Preserving Your Wealth in Retirement Asset allocation and diversification need to be constantly monitored, and the assets need to be protected and preserved. This one session course will deal with this topic as well as other financial issues in a clear, concise way. Thursday 1 session March 9 7:30-9:30pm Instructor: David Gustin, AAMS Room 107 Fees: Regular: $10 Out of district: $12 What Should I do with my Money? Now that the market appears to be rebounding-what should you do? Should you take a wait and see approach, hoping for a quick rebound to pre-bear market levels? Are you comfortable with your holdings if the market continues to be volatile? Are you diversified enough? What are some alternatives to traditional stock and bond investments? Are interest rates going higher from here? These are questions almost everyone is asking in this very difficult environment. This investment workshop will help you analyze your portfolio objectively. We will discuss asset allocation and sub-allocation, as well as other strategies designed to help potentially maximize returns while minimizing risk. Wednesday 1 session May 3 7:00-9:00pm Instructor: David Savetz Room 109 Fees: Regular: $10 Out of district: $12 Women & Investing This is an investment seminar designed specifically for women. It is an opportunity to demystify the world of investing. Learn how to take control of your money, invest and prepare for your future. It is a fact that 80-90% of women will be solely responsible for their finances at some point in their lives. For women who are homemakers, have entered the workforce, or experienced divorce or widowhood, the realization has come that it is time to take control of the financial future. Let a professional woman in this field help guide you in your quest to become financially aware. Discover what types of investments are available and how to make intelligent investment decisions and manage your finances. Bring your questions with you! Wednesday 1 session April 5 7:00-8:30pm Instructor: Shelly Newman, CFP, AAMS, ChFC, MBA Room 105 Fees: Regular: $10 Out of district: $12 FINE ARTS AND CRAFTS The Art of Rubber Stamping Discover the art of rubber-stamping in this introductory class. Using embossing powder and a heating tool, learn how a simple rubber stamp can create a wide variety of beautiful projects. You will be amazed by the professional look of your homemade greeting cards, announcements, stationary, place cards, gift bags, and more. Materials for the class will be provided. Tuesday 1 session April 4 7:00-9:00pm Instructor: Jennifer Garside Room 554 Fees: Regular: $12 Out of district: $14 Instructor will collect a $5 material fee at the class. Basic Silk Floral Arranging Learn the basic principles of floral arranging with silk flowers. Understand how to select material for your design and how to achieve a professional result. A list of materials will be mailed after you register. Thursday 1 session March 23 7:00-9:00pm Instructor: Kathleen McCartney Room 553 Fees: Regular: $10 Out of district: $12 Create Your Own Knit Scarf! Come to this one night class and you will learn the basics of knitting in the English style: cast on, knit stitch, and binding off. With this knowledge you will be able to duplicate the fabulous, expensive scarves, shawls, and belts shown in boutiques, at a fraction of the price. Designed by you, for you! Feel free to bring in any yarns for evaluation that you chose. Please bring a pair of knitting needles in size 10, 10.5, or 11. Instructor will collect a $3 material fee for which you will receive practice yarn, an instruction booklet, and a knitted sample. Limited to 12 students. Choose from two dates. Thursday, March 16 1 session or Tuesday, May 9 7:00-10:00pm Instructor: Lyn Falcone HSE Library Fees: Regular: $14 Out of district: $16 Instructor will collect a $3 material fee. Decoupage Learn an art technique that anyone can do! You will discover how decoupaging can be applied to so many different surfaces. Have fun while doing it. It’s the simple art of cutting and pasting to decorate objects. Students will purchase their own materials. A list of materials will be mailed after you register. Thursday 1 session April 20 7:00-9:00pm Instructor: Kathleen McCartney Room 553 Fees: Regular: $10 Out of district: $12 Floral Swag Workshop Learn to create a decorative floral swag for your home and customize a look to match your décor. A list of materials will be mailed after you register. Thursday 1 session April 6 7:00-9:00pm Instructor: Kathleen McCartney Room 553 Fees: Regular: $10 Out of district: $12 Spring Wreath Workshop Have fun while learning how to design and create a wreath for your home or for gift giving. A list of materials will be mailed after you register. Thursday 1 session March 9 7:00-9:00pm Instructor: Kathleen McCartney Room 553 Fees: Regular: $10 Out of district: $12 Knitting There is nothing as satisfying and rewarding as a hand-knit sweater. Knit one for yourself or a loved one. This is a class for beginners. Students should bring #8 or #10 long knitting needles and light-colored yarn to the first class. Thursdays 6 sessions Begins March 9 7:30-9:30pm Instructor: Sukla Mukerji Reading Center Fees: Regular: $45 Out of district: $50 Instructor will collect a $5 material fee at the first class. Watercolor and Acrylic Basics This course will give you all you need to produce beautiful watercolor and acrylic paintings. We will explore color mixing, drawing perspectives, and creative seeing. On the first night of class, bring pencil, paper and your imagination. Tuesdays 8 sessions Begins March 7 7:00-10:00pm Instructor: Anna Horehlad Room 556 Fees: Regular: $50 Out of district: $55 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT ADHD and Parent Training Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) are the most common childhood developmental behavior disorders, affecting 5-7% of all school-age population, and accounting for the largest proportion of children having both mental health and disability problems. Using the Russell Barkley, PhD method of behavioral management, learn about techniques to give your child a better chance at success in school, at home, and in social settings. You will be empowered to take charge of your ADHD or ADD child in a way that ensures the health of the child and your entire family. Monday 1 session April 24 7:00-9:00pm Instructor: Elaine Lerner Room 101 Fees: Regular: $10 Out of district: $12 New! Ask a Psychic We are all intuitive! We all get gut feelings, the hair on the back of our necks stands up, or our stomachs get a “pit” feeling. We are all sensitive. The difference between you and I is, possibly, that I trust it. This one night class is open to ask the questions on how to begin tapping into your own intuition. Exercises with class participation and different divinations, exploring what makes you feel more comfortable and what can work for you. A look into numerology and what your personal year cycles are, how the moon plays a significant role on our emotions, and the Mercury retrogrades for 2006. If time allows, psychic spot readings for entertainment purposes will be offered. Bring a special item that is close to you; stones, jewelry, etc. Wednesday 1 session March 22 7:00-10:00pm Instructor: Lois Martin Room 305 Fees: Regular: $14 Out of district: $16 New! The Awesome Power of Publicity Many small business owners fail to appreciate the value of publicity, in terms of increased sales and expanded market share, until it is too late. Publicity puts someone else’s “stamp of approval” on your small business. Publicity cannot be bought; it only comes as the result of much effort (and very little monetary investment) on your part. Topics include writing press releases, organizing promotional events, preparing media kits, securing on-air and print interviews, working with media, and following up. Monday 1 session March 13 7:00-9:00pm Instructor: Constance Hallinan Lagan Room 203 Fees: Regular: $14 Out of district: $16 There is no senior discount for this course. Become a Notary Public Stand out among the competition! Add prestige to your resume and be an asset to your company by enhancing your credentials! The objective of the Notary Public training course is designed to educate individuals with the legal terminology, concepts and clauses contained in the framework of the NYS Notary booklet. The fee includes: Supplemental study guide, Notary Fact Sheet, Practical exam, National Notary Organization pamphlets and brochures, Sample Forms, Notary Public Application, NYS exam schedule and booklet, one year free subscription to Notary Public Central and LEGAL UPDATES. Students are required to bring pen and highlighter. Sign up now for this unique training course. Commissioned notaries are always welcome to enroll. Thursday 1 session April 27 7:00-10:00pm Instructor: Dina Elardo, MBA Room 305-307 Fees: Regular: $44 Out of district: $46 There is no senior discount for this course. New! Bridge – Beginner I This course is the first of a series for new players. It covers the rudiments of play such as hand evaluation, mechanics of the game, opening bids, re-bids, and responses. This is for absolute beginners. Tuesdays & Thursdays 6 sessions Begins March 7 7:00-10:00pm Instructor: Claudette Fraime West Faculty Room Fees: Regular: $45 Out of district: $50 Instructor will collect a $3 material fee. New! Buying & Selling Your Home in 2006 The real estate market is always changing. Yesterday we had a seller’s market. What do we have today? Are interest rates moving in the wrong direction for you? How do you sell at the high if you are selling or buy for a really good price? Learn how to present yourself as the ideal buyer. Learn how to stage your property and various marketing strategies if you are a seller. We will also discuss financing as both buyers and sellers need to understand this in order to negotiate their best deals. Lastly, subject to time and interest, we can discuss senior housing. We look forward to sharing our real estate experience with you. Wednesday 1 session March 8 7:30-9:30pm Instructor: Lori Sunshine Harrow Room 107 Fees: Regular: $10 Out of district: $12 Create Your Dream Home-the Easy Way! Have you considered renovating your kitchen or bath, adding an addition, or redesigning your house? Has the overwhelming sense of not knowing how to go about doing it successfully delayed your start? If so, join us for an informative evening. Learn about the process, costs, time involved in the roles of an architect, contractor and building department (if applicable.) We will also discuss design, blueprints, building permits, zoning variances, and home-renovation tax incentives. By evening’s end, you will be confident, knowing that you can renovate your home…the easy way. Thursday 1 session March 9 7:00-9:00pm Instructor: Paul Pellicani, RA, Architect Room 109 Fees: Regular: $10 Out of district: $12 Exploring the Spring Sky The man in the street does not know a star in the sky, the solstice he does not observe; the equinox he knows as little; and the whole bright calendar of the year is without a dial in his mind.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Celebrate the Sun’s EQUINOX position by day and the very slow positioning of the evening planets. We’ll have an opportunity to follow the positions of Mars, Saturn and Jupiter. Follow these planets and more, the stars of the Celestial “G”, Leo the Lion as “spring comes in with the Lion.” All participants will receive a Planisphere and learn how to use it as their own personal star finder. The entire family is encouraged to attend. Thursday 1 session March 9 8:00-10:00pm Instructor: Tom Carey HSE Planetarium Fees: Regular: $10 per person or $12 per family Out of district: $12 per person or $14 per family Exploring the Summer Sky Looking at the stars always makes me dream, as simply as I dream over the black dots. Why, I ask myself, shouldn’t the shining dots of the sky be as accessible as the black dots on the map of France?” Vincent Van Gogh Why not make the magnificence of the Summer night skies accessible to you? Preview the magnificent stars of the Summer night skies in comparison to the relatively quiet skies of the Spring evening. As the Lion Leo leaves us, Scorpius and Sagittarius will be there for the summer observer. This late spring sky offers you an opportunity to view the slow separation of Jupiter from Saturn. We’ll also preview the planet Venus in the morning sky and take a peek at the Summer Perseid Meteor Shower. All participants will receive a Planisphere and learn how to use it as their own personal star finder. The entire family is encouraged to attend. Wednesday 1 session May 10 8:00-10:00pm Instructor: Tom Affatigato HSE Planetarium Fees: Regular: $10 per person or $12 per family Out of district: $12 per person or $14 per family Family Astronomy: Let’s Find Saturn and Jupiter The spring of 2006 gives us very favorable opportunities to view both Saturn and Jupiter. Shortly after sunset, Saturn can be found in the southwest in front of the stars of Cancer while Jupiter can be found in the eastern looping in front of the stars Virgo and Libra. The children will learn the latest on our two neighbors in space and be invited to see them as they move through space. All participants receive a Star Planisphere and lunar handouts. ALL ADULTS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A CHILD. Friday 1 session April 21 6:30-8 OR 8:30-10pm Instructor: Tom Carey HSE Planetarium Fees: Regular: $10 per family Out of district: $12 per family How to Pay for College Without Going Broke Discover how you can literally save yourself thousands of dollars when sending your child off to college! This workshop teaches parents the best-kept secrets of getting the most money possible, providing guaranteed secrets that most others would prefer you never found out! The truth about college funding and financial assistance programs will provide you with the right knowledge when you are ready to fill out applications. Avoid the costly mistakes so many others make. Discover how to help your child choose the right college and actually pay for your child’s education without going broke. Tuesday 1 session March 28 7:30-9:00pm Instructors: Jan & Tony Esposito Room 111 Fees: Regular: $10 Out of district: $12 How to Sell on eBay Turn your household items into cash by selling them on eBay, one of the nation’s largest on-line auction houses. This class is designed to teach you all the steps required to list and sell items on eBay, including: authorization number set-up, uploading photographs, information to include in your item’s description, settling your auction, correspondence, shipping arrangements, pricing, choosing your item’s category and feedback. Course includes a take-home, step-by-step guide covering pertinent class topics and a sample auction from beginning to end. Items virtually sell themselves. Sit back and enjoy the income. Monday 1 session May 8 7:00-10:00pm Instructor: Dina Elardo, MBA Room 305-307 Fees: Regular: $44 Out of district: $46 There is no senior discount for this course. Indian Cooking Indian cooking is easy to learn and it is not always hot. You can use less spice according to your palate. We will make appetizers, meat and vegetable main dishes, curries, and mouth-watering desserts. The instructor will collect $20 on the first night to cover food expenses. Mondays 3 sessions Begins March 6 7:30-10:00pm Instructor: Sukla Mukerji Room 204 Fees: Regular: $20 Out of district: $25 New! Intermediate Italian Let’s continue with the Italian Language! The intermediate course will sharpen your basic skills and will make you more fluent in speaking Italian. Wednesdays 8 sessions Begins March 8 7:00-8:30pm Instructor: Lina Careccia Room 201 Fees: Regular: $45 Out of district: $50 Italian for Beginners This is a basic course for the traveler or others, stressing the simple grammar and vocabulary as well as useful phrases. The course may also help your understanding of your child’s foreign language. Mondays 8 sessions Begins March 6 7:00-8:30pm Instructor: Lina Careccia Room 201 Fees: Regular: $45 Out of district: $50 New! Minimize Stress-Maximize Performance When we make the conscious effort to identify our sources of stress and then take action to lessen the impact of these stress motivators upon our minds, bodies, and spirits, we immediately raise our achievement level. The natural by- product of less stress is greater productivity and peak performance both in the workplace and at home. This seminar provides specific skills to enable you to be all you can be, now. Topics include the roles that self-talk, non-judgmental thinking, gratefulness, self-acceptance, intuition, exercise, sleep, nutrition, positive attitude, creativity, spirituality and mediation play in minimizing your stress and maximizing your performance. The seminar concludes with a guided visualization meditation. Monday 1 session March 6 7:00-9:00pm Instructor: Constance Hallinan Lagan Room 203 Fees: Regular: $14 Out of district: $16 There is no senior discount for this course. New! Mortgages & Home Equity Loans Are you a first time home buyer? Did you buy your home long ago when financing was straight forward? Today there are an unlimited number of mortgage options available for you. Learn about fixed rate, adjustable rate, interest-only, and graduated payment mortgages. Become more comfortable with the various terms including PMI and piggyback loans as well as LTV. Find out how to obtain your credit (FICO) scores and if you need to improve them. We will also explore the myriad of financial advertisements we are bombarded with every day, what questions you should ask, and whether they represent good deals for you. Wednesday 1 session March 15 7:30-9:30pm Instructor: Lori Sunshine Harrow Room 107 Fees: Regular: $10 Out of district: $12 New! Parenting Naturally on Long Island In this one night seminar you will receive information on a wide variety of topics including natural birth choices, breastfeeding, co-sleeping, baby wearing, cloth-diapering, and much more. You will also receive a list of local resources. Thursday 1 session April 6 7:00-9:00pm Instructor: Mary Pitsikoulis Room 101 Fees: Regular: $10 Out of district: $12 New! 7th Path Self Hypnosis for Mind-Body-Soul You will be amazed to discover this new approach to self improvement. 7th Path is a special form of self-hypnosis that encourages you to free yourself from old stressors that have been taxing you mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually. Be prepared to experience a wonderful reduction in stress and anxiety, which ultimately guides you to a healthier body within. Empower yourself to take back control of your life and live the fulfilling life you were meant to live! *Side effects might include feelings of calm, often describe as feeling more relaxed, patient, peaceful or in control Tuesdays 5 sessions Begins March 28 7:00-9:00pm Instructor: Pamela Moshe Room 201 Fees: Regular: $45 Out of district: $50 Instructor will collect a $10 material fee at the first class. New! Spring Clean Your Life-A Program for all Seasons Do you want to dream of the life you want or do you want to live the life of your dreams? THE DECISION IS YOURS! How often do you fantasize about the life you always wanted for yourself, but never seem to enjoy? Does the “grass look greener on the other side?” Do you frequently wonder “what if this had happened?” If you answered “yes,” then you need to make time this spring to attend this life-altering seminar. We are, for the most part, conductors of our own life’s symphony, choreographers of our life’s dance, authors of our own life’s story line. But how do we begin living the life we want and , one we begin, how do we keep on living it through stress, chaos, loss, and setbacks? We need to incorporate awareness, acknowledgement and action into out daily lives. The seminar serves as a map to the future. Topics covered include habit formation, cognitive theory of change, mindfulness, acceptance, responsibility and implementation. The seminar concludes with a guided visualization meditation. Monday 1 session March 20 7:00-9:00pm Instructor: Constance Hallinan Lagan Room 203 Fees: Regular: $14 Out of district: $16 There is no senior discount for this course. SPORTS AND MOVEMENT Aerobics/Power Walk This class provides a cardiovascular workout with a 20-25 minute power walk and body toning. Instructor is A.F.A.A. certified. Tuesdays and Thursdays 16 sessions Begins March 7 6:30-7:30pm Instructor: Joanne Eisenberg Cafeteria B & C Fees: Regular: $65 Out of district: $70 Aerobics/Toning Intense low-impact aerobics with floor exercises are provided. Burn fat, build cardiovascular endurance, strengthen muscles, and relieve stress. Warm up, aerobic dance and body toning are done to popular music. Instructor is A.F.A.A. certified. Mondays and Wednesdays 16 sessions Begins March 6 6:30-7:30pm Instructor: Joanne Eisenberg Cafeteria B & C Fees: Regular: $65 Out of district: $70 Ballroom and Latin Dancing You don’t need a fancy dance studio to learn the latest dance steps. We will teach you the rhumba, waltz, and bolero. Beginners and those with some experience will learn new steps on an easy level. If you are a beginner, you will have a mini-routine when you finish this course. If you have had lessons before, our figures will extend your repertoire. Couples of all ages are welcome. Wednesdays 8 sessions Begins March 8 8:00-10:00 Instructors: Nancy & Richie Kaufmann Cafeteria A Fees: Regular: $65 per couple Out of district: $70 per couple Country and Line Dancing Exercise and new friends are just a two-step away. Cone and dance the old ones and the latest new dances. It’s fun and a good workout. Singles and couples at all levels are welcome. Wednesdays 8 sessions Begins March 8 7:00-8:00pm Instructors: Nancy & Richie Kaufmann Cafeteria A Fees: Regular: $25 Out of district: $30 Danc-Xer-Size Stretch and dance your way to a better body. Get into shape with Lucille, coach of the award-winning Hills West Danceline. Wear comfortable clothing. A towel or mat is optional. Tuesdays 8 sessions Begins March 7 7:45-8:45pm Instructor: Lucille Kenney Cafeteria B & C Fees: Regular: $40 Out of district: $45 Open Gym Basketball Full court and/or half court basketball games will be played. Open gym and pick-up games encouraged. Class size is limited to 30 registrants. Mondays 8 sessions Begins March 6 8:00-10:00pm Instructor: Deborah Sorg East Gym at HSE Fees: Regular: $40 Out of district: $45 Tai Chi/Health Guidance Learn the art of Tai Chi, which combines meditation with a series of slow body movements that are designed to reduce stress. Coupled with the Tai Chi are discussions and assistance towards implementing a healthier lifestyle. Come have fun; learn at your own pace, and allow Tai Chi to reveal its various benefits. Tuesdays 8 sessions Begins March 7 7:00-9:00pm Instructor: M.J. Kalischewski Student Center Fees: Regular: $45 Out of district: $50 Yoga with Pilates Treat yourself to the marvelous feeling of relaxation yoga provides. A combination of yoga exercise with emphasis on strengthening and firming using bands. The bands for Pilates will be supplied. Women wear leotards or slacks; men wear shorts and t-shirts. Bring a mat and large towel or blanket. Mon or Wed or Thurs 8 sessions Begins March 6, 8 or 9 7:30-9:30pm Instructor: Dolores Pfister Student Center Fees: Regular: $55 Out of district: $60 Yuanji Energy Music Therapeutic Dance A special Yuanji Energy Music is designed for each of the five Yuanji therapeutic dances. This kind of music harmonizes and energizes one’s mind, heart, body and energy systems and uplifts one’s spirit. The graceful movement along with the peaceful music helps to strengthen the immune system. The movement balances the body’s organ systems (yin-yang.) The steps are easy and lively and are fun to do. They can also be adjusted according to the individual’s physical and/or health conditions. One can choose which dance or which sections of a particular dance to do at a time. The dances can be practiced by a group and individually. Now including the Fan Dance (Tai Chi Fan.) Wednesdays 8 sessions Begins March 8 7:45-9:45pm Instructor: Lucille Chang Cafeteria B & C Fees: Regular: $50 Out of district: $55 TECHNOLOGY Digital Camera in a Flash Digital photography has become the hottest trend in computer technology. These cameras can give you an instant picture and you no longer have to wait for film to be developed. This course generically teaches you important topics such as: various camera types and makes, how to buy the camera that fits your budget and needs, understanding how to research and select photo software, and the basic rules of good photography. Tuesday 1 session May 25 7:30-10:00pm Instructor: Robert Cornell HSE Library MAC lab Fees: Regular: $12 Out of district: $14 New! Homework Helper’s Excel This class is designed for parents who want to be able to help their children construct data tables and graphs using Microsoft Excel. Prior computer knowledge is not necessary. Tuesday 1 session March 21 7:30-9:00pm Instructor: Andrew Black HSE Library MAC lab Fees: Regular: $12 Out of district: $14 New! How to Develop a PowerPoint Presentation Learn to design and develop a high quality PowerPoint presentation. Discover the principles of presentation in this workshop, taught by a PowerPoint coach. Feel free to bring any video, sound, or picture files with you that you wish to incorporate into your presentation. Tuesday 1 session April 4 7:30-9:00pm Instructor: Andrew Black HSE Library MAC lab Fees: Regular: $12 Out of district: $14 BOATING The following courses are presented in cooperation with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 22-01. There is no senior citizen discount. Boating Skills and Seamanship This class is designated for those over the age of 18 who are either interested in brushing up on their existing skills, or who have not previously taken a boating course. The areas to be covered include: seamanship techniques, personal safety for crew and passengers, boat handling, rules of the road, the latest federal boating regulation and general legal requirements, weather, radio/telephone use, knot tying and other subjects. Most insurance companies recognize this course and will provide a 10% discount on boat insurance upon completion of the class. New York State has enacted legislation that requires all operators of Personal Watercraft (PWC) to have completed a course such as our adult course by January 1, 2004, or else they will be in violation of the law. In addition, the law further states that all such persons who were born on or after January 1, 1978, must have completed the course by January 1, 2002. For those born after January 1, 1975, the course must be completed prior to January 1, 2003. For those born on or after January 1, 1972, the course must be completed on or before January 1, 2004. Thereafter, persons who have not completed the course will not be allowed to operate a PWC until they have successfully completed the course and have been issued a certificate. Tuesdays 6 sessions Begins April 25 7:30-9:30pm Room: 705 Fee: $59 payable to USCGA Please call to register directly with the USCGA at 631-586-1456. NYS Young Boaters Course This course is mandatory throughout the state for young persons, 18 years and under, who desire to operate any type of propelled boat in the waters of New York State. Upon completion of the course, students will be given a certificate of completion as well as a wallet-sized card, which must be in the young boater’s possession when operating a vessel. Tuesdays 6 sessions Begins April 25 7:30-9:30pm Fee: None Room 701 Please call to register directly with the USCGA at 631-586- 1456. DEFENSIVE DRIVING Empire Safety Council’s Defensive Driving Course This 6-hour course is open to all drivers, including high school students, 16 and older. Upon completion of this course, you will be eligible for a discount on your collision and liability insurance premiums for 3 years. This is in addition to the discount received for completing a certified Driver Education program. Upon completion, a certificate will be mailed to you which can be presented to your insurance company. Choose from five different dates. Class #1 HSE library Saturday, March 4 8:00 am-2:00 pm Class #2 Room 705 Thursday, March 23 3:30 pm-9:30 pm Class #3 HSE library Saturday, April 29 8:00 am-2:00 pm Class #4 Room 705 Thursday, May 25 3:30 pm-9:30 pm Class #5 Room 705 Thursday, June 8 3:30 pm-9:30 pm Instructor: B. D’Agostino Fees: $40 Please make checks payable to “Empire Safety Council” There is no senior citizen discount for this class.
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