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                                SI BEAGLE
                        LEARNING CENTERS PROGRAM
WWW.UFT.ORG                                                               VOLUME 27, NUMBER 1                                                                              FALL 2012


         RETIREE PROGRAMS
            DEPARTMENT
                                                                                       HOW TO REGISTER
                Michael Mulgrew                            All checks/money orders must be made payable to UFTWF Retiree Programs.
                  President, UFT                                                    (NO CASH ACCEPTED).
                  Tom Murphy
            Chapter Leader, UFT-RTC                    FALL Learning Center classes begin Monday, September                   payable to UFTWF RETIREE PROGRAMS and
                  Sandra March                         10, 2012 and end Friday, November 30, 2012. Classes are                enclose payment with the registration form. Include on
             UFT Liaison to the RTC                    11 sessions, unless otherwise noted. The Fall registration             the checks/money orders the course number exactly as it
                                                       deadline is August 24, 2012. INTERSESSION 2013 classes                 appears in the course description section.
                Gerri Herskowitz                       begin January 7, 2013 and end February 8, 2013. The IN-                • Write a separate check/money order for $30 payable to
       Director, UFTWF Retiree Programs                TERSESSION registration deadline is December 21, 2012.                 UFTWF Retiree Programs for NYSUT Defensive
             Sasha Greene, LMSW                                                                                               Driving.
     Director, UFTWF Retiree Social Services           All registration must be received by mail only. UFT retirees
                                                       will be registered first before spouses, domestic partners,
                 Lynn Lospenuso                        AFT, NYSUT & PSC members. Registration forms MUST
      Retiree Communications Coordinator                                                                                   NB: View Si Beagle offerings online at www.uft.org/chapters/
                                                       be mailed to:                                                       retirees/programs, then scroll to bottom of page to view
                                                                 UFTWF Retiree Programs                                    the Si Beagle and download coupon to send it in for reg-
         BOROUGH LEARNING                                        Si Beagle Learning Centers
                                                                 52 Broadway, 17th floor
                                                                                                                           istration.

             CENTERS                                             New York, NY 10004
                                                                                                                           7. Your course selection coupon will be stamped and returned
           UFT BRONX LEARNING CENTER                   For general questions, please call the main office at 212-598-6879      to you in the mail. You must remember to bring the coupon
          2500 Halsey St., Bronx, NY 10461             during July and August. Please note: We cannot check to see if         to every session your course meets. It will serve as your
                 (718) 862-6069/6004                   we received your registration.                                         admission card.
          Sally Morales and Lucille Richards,                                                                                     If a green “ENTERED” is stamped over a particular
                     Coordinators                      1. COURSES                                                             course, seminar or trip you have been admitted. If a red
         UFT BROOKLYN LEARNING CENTER                     You may register for only three courses. However, you               “COURSE FULL-WAIT LIST”, “SORRY, TRIP FULL”
    335 Adams St., 24th floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201         may register for seminars, NYSUT Defensive Driving,                 or “SORRY, SEMINAR FULL” are stamped over a par-
                (718) 722-6961/6962                       trips, theater and dine-arounds in addition to your courses.        ticular course, seminar, or trip you will not be admitted
    Evelyn Dorell, Selma Mitlitsky and Regina Olff,       There will be a NON-REFUNDABLE REGIST -                             and your name will be put on a wait list.
                     Coordinators                         RATION FEE OF $5 for each course. Write one                            Refunds will be issued in approximately sixweeks.
                                                          check/money order for courses.                                      Retirees who are on wait lists will be notified ofcourse
        UFT MANHATTAN LEARNING CENTER                                                                                         openings by the Borough Section Coordinator(s) accord-
    50 Broadway, 2nd floor, New York, NY 10004         2. SEMINARS
                                                          You M U ST register for all seminars to guarantee seating.          ing to date received.
               (212) 510-6478/6479                                                                                         8. Queens and Manhattan retirees: UFT ID cards will be
  Lucy Carrubba, Florence Caruso, Esta Heitner and        Seminars have a NON-REFUNDABLE REGISTRA-
                                                          TION FEE OF $2. There is no fee for benefit seminars                 mailed with registration confirmation. You must sign these
            Carol Melucci, Coordinators                                                                                       ID cards and present them to enter the building.
                                                          (e.g. anuity workshops, legal plan and health benefits).
          UFT QUEENS LEARNING CENTER                      Write one check/money order for seminars.                        9. All Learning Centers’ classes do not meet on the follow-
  97-77 Queens Blvd., 8th floor, Rego Park, NY 11374   3. TRIPS                                                               ing days
               (718) 830-5711/830-5710                    You may register for up to five trips. Do not add a regis-              Rosh Hashanah : Monday, September 17 and Tuesday,
       Doris Brill, Laura Chin and Ray Taruskin,          tration fee. The price shown is the complete fee for each           September 18.
                      Coordinators                        trip. Refunds are made upon written request up to four                 Yom Kippur: Wednesday, September 26.
       UFT STATEN ISLAND LEARNING CENTER                  weeks prior to trip date. Write one check/money order for              Columbus Day: Monday, October 8.
       4456 Amboy Rd., Staten Island, NY 10312            each trip.                                                             Election Day: Tuesday, November 6.
                   (718) 605-1400                      4. THEATRE EXPERIENCE                                                     Veteran’s Day: Monday, November 12.
    Ely R. Cohen and Audrey Zimring, Coordinators         There is a NON-REFUNDABLE REGISTRATION                                 Thanksgiving Recess: Thursday, November 22 and
                                                          FEE OF $5. All checks/money orders for theater pro-              Friday, November 23.
                                                          gram must be made payable to the UFTWF Retiree Pro-                    Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Monday, January 21.
        OUTREACH SECTIONS                                 grams.                                                           10.We reserve the right to cancel any course that has
                                                       5. DINE AROUNDS                                                        fewer than 12 students registered by the first session.
               UFT NASSAU SECTION                                                                                             In such cases, we will notify all registered students and
                         TBA                              There is a NON-REFUNDABLE REGISTRATION
                                                          FEE OF $5. All checks/money orders for dine arounds                 issue full refunds.
             UFT NEW JERSEY SECTION                       must be made payable to the UFTWF Retiree Programs.
       Angela Reformato Solomon, Coordinator              Refunds are contingent upon policy of the vendor. Details           New courses, seminars
                   (732) 595-6197                         outlined at orientation session.                                 and trips are added pe-           KEEP
               UFT SUFFOLK SECTION                     6. TO REGISTER                                                      riodically in our
             George Borsuk, Coordinator                   • Each registrant must complete a separate registration          Learning Centers.              THIS ISSUE!
                  (631) 367-0047                          coupon for Fall 2012 and Intersession 2013 with name             These are exempt          After you have
                                                          and last four digits of social security number. Spouses are      from the three-                            sent in your
           UFT WESTCHESTER/ROCKLAND/                                                                                                               registration,
                                                          wait listed and therefore checks/money orders are not re-                                              keep this issu
                PUTNAM SECTION                                                                                             course maximum.           a reminder of              e as
                                                          quired.                                                          Look for announce-                        the dates of
              Frank Pollice, Coordinator                                                                                                              your courses,
                                                          • Each registrant must pay with his/her own                      ments in the RTC col-                      seminars
                   (845) 356-2033                                                                                                                             and trips.
                                                          checks/money orders. MEMBERS CANNOT PAY FOR                      umn in each issue of the
                                                          OTHER MEMBERS. Make checks/money orders                          New York Teacher.
               TDA WORKSHOPS                                            ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP                                                   NYSUT DEFENSIVE
                                                                            MEETINGS                                                        DRIVING COURSES
S    ince 1988, retirees have had the right to defer dis-
     tribution of their Tax Deferred Annuity (TDA)
 money when they retire. Those retirees who have an-
 nuitized their TDA and are collecting a second check
                                                              All meetings are held from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. with cof-
                                                              fee served at 9:30 a.m.                                        S    uccessful completion of the NYSUT Defensive
                                                                                                                                  Driving course (two sessions except for Staten Is-
                                                                                                                             land) entitles you to a discount on your liability and
 are not eligible to make investment changes until the        BRONX: XA 001 Tuesday, Feb. 12. Bronx Learning                 collision insurance, and up to four points off if you in-
 Spring.                                                                                                                     curred violation points on your driver’s license. Bring
                                                              Center, 2500 Halsey St.
   To help you understand the choices you may make,                                                                          your license to the first session. Participants must at-
                                                              BROOKLYN: KA 001 Monday, Feb. 11. UFT Head-
 we are offering the workshops listed below. All meet-                                                                       tend both sessions. You may make up one session at
 ings are 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. except New Jersey             quarters, 52 Broadway, 2nd Floor Auditorium.
                                                              MANHATTAN: MA 001 Monday, March 4. UFT                         another location during the same term. Contact Esta
 which is 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. There is no fee for TDA                                                                         Heitner, Manhattan Learning Center, 1-212-510-6479
 Workshops.                                                   Headquarters, 52 Broadway, 2nd Floor Auditorium.
                                                                                                                             (Tuesday through Thursday).
    Please follow the normal seminar registration pro-        QUEENS: QA 001 Wednesday, Jan. 30. Forest Hills
                                                                                                                                The cost is $30. The standard $5 course registration
 cedure using the course number indicated. For                Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd.                             fee is waived. Make checks payable to UFTWF RE-
 Florida TDA Workshops, please turn to page 14.               STATEN ISLAND: RA 001 Wednesday, Jan. 23. Li                   TIREE PROGRAMS. Please remember to write the
                                                              Greci’s Staaten, 697 Forest Ave.                               course number on your check.
 BRONX: XF 801 Wednesday, Oct. 31. Bronx Learn-               NASSAU: NA 001 Tuesday, Jan. 15. Adelphi Univer-
 ing Center, 2500 Halsey St.                                  sity, Ruth S. Harley University Center, Rooms 201-             BRONX: XF 701 Two Fridays, Oct. 5 & 12. Bronx
 BROOKLYN: KF 801 Monday, Nov. 5. Brooklyn                    203, South Avenue, Garden City.                                Learning Center, 2500 Halsey St. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. C.
 Learning Center, 335 Adams St., 24th Floor.                  SUFFOLK: UA 001 Tuesday, Feb. 26. Suffolk                      King.
 MANHATTAN: MF 801 Tuesday, Oct. 30. Manhat-
                                                              County Community College, Michael J. Grant Cam-                BROOKLYN: KF 701 Two Fridays, Nov. 16 & 30.
 tan Learning Center, 50 Broadway, 2nd Floor.
                                                              pus, Sagtikos Arts and Sciences Bldg., Van Nostrand            Brooklyn Learning Center, 335 Adams St., 24th Floor.
 QUEENS: QF 801 Wednesday, Oct. 31. Queens
 Learning Center, 97-77 Queens Blvd. 8th Floor.               Theater, Crooked Hill Rd., Brentwood.                          10 a.m.-2 p.m. B. Gallagher.
 STATEN ISLAND: RF 801 Friday, Nov. 2. Staten Is-             NORTHERN NEW JERSEY: JA 001 Wednesday,                         MANHATTAN: MF 701 Two Fridays, Oct. 12 & 19.
 land Learning Center, 4456 Amboy Rd.                         Feb. 27. Doubletree Hotel, 2117 Route 4 East, Fort             Manhattan Learning Center, 50 Broadway, 2nd Floor.
 NASSAU/SUFFOLK: NF 801 Monday, Oct. 29.                      Lee.                                                           10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. N. Remland.
 Freeport Memorial Library, 144 W. Merrick Rd.,               SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY: JA 002 Monday, Jan.                       QUEENS: QF 701 Two Fridays, Sept. 14 & 21.
 Freeport.                                                    28. Monmouth County Library, 125 Symmes Rd.,                   Queens Learning Center, 97-77 Queens Blvd., 8th
 NORTHERN NEW JERSEY: JF 801 Thursday,                        Manalapan.                                                     Floor. 10:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m. C. King.
 Nov. 1. Fort Lee Recreation Center, 1501 Stillwell           WESTCHESTER/ROCKLAND/PUTNAM: WA                                STATEN ISLAND: RS 701 Friday, Dec. 7. One ses-
 Ave., Fort Lee.                                              001 Wednesday, March 13. Crowne Plaza Hotel, Em-               sion. Lunch hour included. Staten Island Learning
 SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY: JF 802 Monday, Oct.                     pire Pavillion, 3 Executive Blvd., Suffern.                    Center, 4456 Amboy Rd. 10 a.m.-5:15 p.m. B. Levine.
 29. Forsgate Country Club, 375 Forsgate Dr., Monroe
 Township.
 WESTCHESTER/ROCKLAND/PUTNAM: WF
 801 Monday, Oct. 29. Grinton I. Will Library, 1500                                                                   LEGAL PLAN MEETINGS
 Central Park Ave., Yonkers.
                                                                                             T     hese meetings provide information on the UFT Welfare Fund Legal Plan bene-
                                                                                                   fit. The attorney will discuss power of attorney, free simple wills, health care
                                                                                              proxies and how to access the plan from different states. An elder law attorney will
                                SPECIAL EVENTS                                                be at the meeting to talk about elder law supplement, elder law issues and estate
                                                                                              planning and trusts. There is no fee. All meetings are scheduled from 10:30 a.m. -
 JF 600 NEW JERSEY ANNUAL LUNCHEON Monday, Oct. 29. 12 noon-4.                                12:30 p.m. except the Bronx which is scheduled from 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. There
 More details to follow in the New York Teacher.                                              are no meetings scheduled for Manhattan, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester and New
 KF 651 BROOKLYN SHOW AND SCHMOOZE Enjoy a sumptuous full buffet,                             Jersey.
 lots of good feelings, a great show and an opportunity to display our wonderful
 achievements. Wednesday, Dec. 5 11:30-3. $25. Advance registration required be-              BRONX: XF 803 Wednesday, October 3. Bronx Learning Center, 2500 Halsey
 fore Nov. 21. S. Mitlitsky/R. Olff.                                                          Street.
 NF 600 NASSAU "NOT BACK TO SCHOOL" LUNCHEON Monday, Sept. 10.                                BROOKLYN: KF 803 Friday, Oct. 26. Brooklyn Learning Center, 335 Adams
 12:30-3:30. More details to follow in the New York Teacher.                                  Street, 24th floor.
 RF 650 STATEN ISLAND END TERM PARTY Enjoy the choraleers, line                               QUEENS: QF 803 Thursday, Oct. 11. Queens Learning Center, 97-77 Queens
 dancers, festivities, food and friendships. Join us at Li Greci’s Staaten, 697 Forest        Blvd., 8th floor.
 Avenue. Tuesday, Dec. 4. 12 noon. Advance registration required before Nov. 21.              STATEN ISLAND: RF 803 Friday, Nov. 16. Staten Island Learning Center, 4456
 $30. E. Cohen/A. Zimring.                                                                    Amboy Road.



                                                                       NASSAU SECTION
                                              NF 806 HOW TO KEEP ACCURATE                    Gross, Educator, Nassau County Holocaust       52 Broadway, 17th Floor, New York, NY
              SEMINARS                        MEDICAL RECORDS Keep accurate med-             Memorial & Tolerance Center.                   10004. Attn: Gerri Herskowitz, Director,
                                              ical records on health coverage and compli-    NF 808 DOO WOP: WEST COAST ONE                 UFTWF Retiree Programs. All trips are RAIN
Unless otherwise noted, all seminars have a
                                              mentary roles of SHIP, Medicare, GHI and       HIT WONDERS Take a musical journey and         OR SHINE.
$2 non-refundable registration fee and are
                                              HMO’s. Q&A. Monday, Oct. 15. 10-12. No         hear the stories about the West Coast groups   NF 901 NASSAU COUNTY MUSEUM OF
held in the Freeport Memorial Library, 144
                                              Fee. I. Lospenuso.                             that hit the national charts only once. Mon-   ART: MARC CHAGALL ART EXHIBIT
West Merrick Rd., Freeport.
                                              NF 807 FILM UNFINISHED View this               day, Nov. 19. 10-12:30. H. Bloch.              Enjoy a docent led tour of one of the most
NF 805 NYSUT MEMBER BENEFITS
                                              Nazi propaganda film shot in a Warsaw                                                         successful artists of the 20th century. An
Find out what member benefits has to offer
including catastrophic insurance, financial
                                              ghetto before the deportation began to the                      TRIPS                         early modernist, he worked in all artistic
                                              death camp in Treblinka. An added commen-                                                     mediums including painting, ceramic and
programs and various discount plans. Q&A.                                                    Refunds will be made upon your written re-
                                              tary of Warsaw ghetto survivors brings a new                                                  stained glass. Meet in the lobby, 1 Museum
Monday, Sept. 24. 10-2. No Fee. V. Stokes,                                                   quest up to four weeks prior to trip date by
                                              understanding to the film maker's "inten-                                                     Drive (off Northern Blvd.), Roslyn Harbor at
NYSUT.                                                                                       sending a letter to UFTWF Retiree Programs,
                                              tions." Q&A. Monday, Oct. 22. 10-12:30. F.                                                    11:15 a.m. for an 11:30 a.m. tour. Thursday,

2 / SI BEAGLE LEARNING CENTERS PROGRAM
Oct. 4. 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m. $14.                32 Atlantic Ave., Lynbrook. Tuesday, Oct. 16.      COUNTY Docent led tour of the museum.              Glen Cove at 10:15 a.m. for a 10:30 a.m. tour.
NF 902 WARM WINTER DISHES Prepare                 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. $45.                           Program includes a survivor's testimony and        Wednesday, Nov. 7. 10:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m. No
dishes that can be served at parties and spe-     NF 903 HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL AND                      discussion related to materials on display.        Fee.
cial occasions at A la Carte Culinary Services,   TOLERANCE CENTER OF NASSAU                         Meet in the lobby, 100 Crescent Beach Road,


                                                                            SUFFOLK SECTION
                                                  12:30. O. Finkle.                                  UFTWF Retiree Programs. All trips are RAIN         Museum and Farm. Friday, Oct. 12. 10:45-3.
              SEMINARS                            UF 807 THE CIVIL WAR: COULD IT                     OR SHINE.                                          $48. G. Borsuk.
                                                  HAVE ENDED EARLIER? Presentation of                UF 901 HUNTINGTON HISTORIC                         UF 903 DISCOVERY WETLANDS
Unless otherwise noted, all seminars have a
                                                  the premise that the war could have ended          TOUR AND PUB CRAWL Enjoy a historic                CRUISE ON PONTOON IN STONY-
$2 non-refundable registration fee. Meets at
                                                  sooner. Monday, Nov. 19. 10:30-12:30. A.           walk with the Huntington Town historian.           BROOK Enjoy a naturalist led pontoon ride
NYSUT Headquarters, 150 Motor Parkway,
                                                  Auster.                                            Learn how the pubs played an important role.       and lunch at Three Village Inn. Monday, Oct.
Hauppauge.
                                                                                                     Meet at 228 Main St., Huntington Village at        15. 11:15 a.m.-3 p.m. $54. G. Borsuk.
UF 805 OUR BELOVED BROOKLYN
DODGERS Presentation by Martin Adler,                                TRIPS                           10:45 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1. 10:45 p.m.-3            UF 904 "BLOODY, BLOODY ANDREW
                                                                                                     p.m. $33. G. Borsuk.                               JACKSON" AND LUNCH AT CHOP
"Brooklyn Dodgers Hall of Fame" Curator.          Refunds will be made upon your written re-         UF 902 MARTHA CLARA VINEYARDS                      SHOP IN SMITHTOWN Enjoy lunch at
He will tell tales of our beloved "bums."         quest up to four weeks prior to trip date by       AND HALLOCKVILLE MUSEUM AND                        Chop Shop followed by the production of
Monday, Sept. 24. 10:30-12:30.                    sending a letter to UFTWF Retiree Programs,        FARM Take a horse ride through the fields of       "Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson" at Smith-
UF 806 MANSIONS OF LONG ISLAND                    52 Broadway, 17th Floor, New York, NY              Martha Clara Vineyards. Enjoy a sandwich           town Theater. Thursday, Oct. 25. 11:45 a.m.-
Take a virtual tour and discover the mansions     10004. Attn: Gerri Herskowitz, Director,           lunch, wine tasting and tour the Hallockville      4:30 p.m. $46. G. Borsuk.
of Long Island. Monday, Oct. 22. 10:30-


                                          WESTCHESTER/ROCKLAND/PUTNAM SECTION
                                                  Grinton I. Will Library, 1500 Central Park         more. Lunch at Junior's. Bus departs 13th St.      a.m. for a 10 a.m. tour. Thursday, Nov. 8.
                COURSES                           Avenue, Yonkers. Thursday, Oct. 25. 10:30-         & 4th Ave. (Union Square area) in Manhattan        9:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $58. S. Eisenberg.
                                                  1:30. No Fee. R. Setteducato, UFT Nurses.          at 9:45 a.m. for a 10 a.m. departure. Thursday,    WF 911 NY HISTORICAL SOCIETY:
Unless otherwise noted, all courses have a $5
                                                  WF 809 UNRAVELING THE MYSTER-                      Oct. 4. 10:15 a.m.-3:45 p.m. $68. S. Eisenberg.    WWII & NYC/ RETURN OF THE HUD-
non-refundable registration fee.
                                                  IES OF CREDIT AND CREDIT RE-                       WF 905 DELAMAR MANSION/WALK-                       SON RIVER SCHOOL EXHIBIT/LUNCH
WF 851 THEATER EXPERIENCE On and
                                                  PORTS Positive and negative aspects of             ING TOUR OF MURRAY HILL WITH                       AT SCALETTA Explore the impact of
off Broadway at discounted prices. Bring sev-
                                                  credit use. Learn about credit basics, the dif-    JUSTIN FERATE Visit the opulent DeLamar            WWII on NYC and how it was changed for-
eral checks to each session for the purchase of
                                                  ferent types of credit available, the most com-    Mansion, new home to the Polish Consulate.         ever at the newly renovated NY Historical
tickets. Checks are made out to UFTWF Re-
                                                  monly used credit option and credit cards.         Tour NYC's Murray Hill. View other grand           Society. View the Hudson River School mas-
tiree Programs. All sessions are at the North-
                                                  Gain an understanding of personal credit re-       residences including: The Robb Mansion and         terpieces. Lunch at Scaletta, 50 W. 77 St.
east Jewish Center, 11 Salisbury Road (off
                                                  ports, their management and their effect on the    the Union League Club. Lunch at Smorgas            (Columbus Ave. & CPW) Meet at NY Histor-
Tuckahoe Rd. across from Bally’s parking
                                                  credit process. Grinton I. Will Library, 1500      Chef, 58 Park Ave. Meet in front of the Mor-       ical Society, 170 Central Park West at 10 a.m.
lot), Yonkers. Three Fridays: Sept. 21; Oct.
                                                  Central Park Avenue, Yonkers. Thursday, Nov.       gan Library, 225 Madison Ave. (36 & 37 Sts)        for a 10:30 a.m. tour. Tuesday, Nov. 13. 9:45
19; Nov. 16. 12-2. $5. S. Eisenberg.
                                                  8. 10:30-1:30. No Fee. K. Haefelin, NYSUT.         at 9:45 a.m. for a 10 a.m. tour. Thursday, Oct.    a.m.-3:30 p.m. $75. S. Eisenberg.
WF 951 DINE AROUND Enjoy a lovely
                                                                                                     11. 9:45 a.m.-3:45 p.m. $66. S. Eisenberg.         WF 912 ART ZUCKERMAN'S
lunch at three of the area's finer restaurants.
An orientation session takes place on Tuesday,                       TRIPS                           WF 906 SEPTEMBER 11 MEMORIAL                       "STRANGE NY WITH A LITTLE
                                                                                                     AND MUSEUM/LUNCH AT BOBBY                          SEX"/LUNCH AT CAFÉ ESPANOL/BUS
Oct. 2 in the projection room (mezzanine          Refunds will be made upon your written re-         VAN'S Visit the 9/11 memorial which com-           TRIP Learn about some of NYC's most un-
level) at the Grinton I. Will Library, 1500       quest up to four weeks prior to trip date by       memorates the lives of those who died there.       usual places and people, past and present.
Central Park Ave., Yonkers. Bring your check-     sending a letter to UFTWF Retiree Programs,        View the "Wall of Fame". Lunch at Bobby            Last stop on tour is the Sex Museum (all done
book and pen. Checks are payable to UFTWF         52 Broadway, 17th Floor, New York, NY              Van's, 25 Broad St. Meet at Visitor Services,      in good taste). Lunch at Café Espanol. Meet
Retiree Programs. 10:30-12. $5. F. Pollice.       10004. Attn: Gerri Herskowitz, Director,           SW corner of Trinity Pl. & Thames St. at           in front of the Guggenheim Museum, 1071
                                                  UFTWF Retiree Programs. All trips are RAIN         10:30 a.m. for an 11 a.m. tour. Tuesday, Oct.      5th Ave. (89 St.) at 10 a.m. for a 10:30 a.m.
              SEMINARS                            OR SHINE.                                          16. 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $42. S. Eisenberg.        bus departure. Thursday, Nov. 15. 10 a.m.-4
                                                  WF 901 BELMONT PARK                                WF 907 ART ZUCKERMAN'S MULTI-                      p.m. $75. S. Eisenberg.
Unless otherwise noted, all seminars have a
                                                  RACEWAY/PADDOCK TOUR/BUFFET                        ETHNIC "NOSHING" TOUR BUS TRIP                     WF 913 A BUKHARIAN COMMUNITY
$2 non-refundable registration fee.
                                                  LUNCH Enjoy an afternoon at Belmont Park           "Nosh" your way from Little Italy to the           IN FOREST HILLS, QUEENS Glimpse the
WF 805 RETIREE SOCIAL SERVICES
                                                  Raceway with a guided tour of the Paddocks.        Bronx while enjoying a narrative about NYC.        lives of Bukharin Jews, direct descendants of
The Hospital Stay in Touch, Telephone Reas-
                                                  Three hour buffet lunch overlooking the race-      Meet in front of the Guggenheim Museum,            Babylonians. The culture is a fusion of Ju-
surance and short term counseling programs
                                                  way. Proper attire required (no shorts or          1071 5th Ave. (89 St.) at 10:15 a.m. for a         daism with influence from Uzbekistan, Tajik-
are discussed in detail. Caregiving, home
                                                  jeans). Meet at Belmont Park, Gate 5, Hemp-        10:30 a.m. bus departure. Thursday, Oct. 18.       istan and other central Asian countries. Tour
care, bereavement and aging issues are also
                                                  stead Turnpike at Elmont Rd. at 12:30 p.m.         10:15 a.m.-3:15 p.m. $66. S. Eisenberg.            the synagogue and museum. Lunch at a local
addressed. Grinton I. Will Library, 1500 Cen-
                                                  for a 1 p.m. tour. Thursday, Sept. 13. 12:30       WF 908 USTA BILLIE JEAN KING NA-                   Bukharin Kosher Restaurant. Meet at 106-16
tral Park Avenue, Yonkers. Wednesday, Oct.
                                                  p.m.-5:30 p.m. $51. S. Eisenberg.                  TIONAL TENNIS CENTER TOUR Guided                   70th Ave., Forest Hills, Queens at 10:45 a.m.
10. 10:30-12:30. No Fee. S. Greene.
                                                  WF 902 NY BOTANICAL GARDENS:                       tour of the USTA Center, the world's largest       for an 11 a.m. tour. Thursday, Nov. 29. 10:45
WF 806 IDENTITY THEFT: HOW TO
                                                  TOURS AND ABIGAIL HIRSCH LUNCH                     tennis facility. Tour the grounds, the service     a.m.-3:45 p.m. $54. S. Eisenberg.
PREVENT IT Learn how your identity can be
                                                  Enjoy two guided tours: Monet's Garden and a       areas, locker rooms and more. Lunch on your        WF 914 LINCOLN CENTER
stolen causing you financial losses, emotional
                                                  Highlight Tour. Ride the tram. Partake of an       own. Meet in the lobby of the Indoor Training      TOUR/LUNCH AT CAFÉ FIORELLO
suffering and how you can protect yourself
                                                  Abigail Hirsch catered lunch. Meet at the Con-     Center, Flushing Meadow Corona Park at             Guided backstage tour of Lincoln Center.
from this crime. Materials will be distributed.
                                                  servatory Gate, Kazimiroff Blvd. (Southern         12:30 p.m. for a 1 p.m. tour. Tuesday, Oct. 23.    Learn the history, fascinating details and
Q&A. Grinton I. Will Library, 1500 Central
                                                  Blvd.) opposite Fordham University entrance at     12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. $15. S. Eisenberg.             many legends. Tour the grand theaters.
Park Avenue, Yonkers. Monday, Oct. 15.
                                                  9:30 a.m. for a 10 a.m. tour. Thursday, Sept.      WF 909 UKRANIAN INSTITUTE AND                      Lunch at Café Fiorello, 1900 Broadway.
10:30-1:30. No Fee. K. Haefelin, NYSUT.
                                                  20. 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $62. S. Eisenberg.         MANSIONS OF THE UPPER EAST SIDE                    Meet at the tour desk in the David Rubinstein
WF 807 DOO WOP: THE ONE HIT
                                                  WF 903 CHELSEA ART                                 WITH JUSTIN FERATE/LUNCH AT AN-                    Atrium, Broadway at 62nd St. (westside of
WONDERS OF THE WEST COAST Who
                                                  GALLERIES/HIGH LINE WALKING                        TONUCCI'S Tour the Upper East Side; view           Broadway) at 10:15 a.m. for a 10:30 a.m.
were the one hit wonders? Whatever hap-
                                                  TOUR/LUNCH AT EL QUIJOTE Visit                     the magnificent architecture. See Mayor Mike's     tour. Tuesday, Dec. 4. 10:15 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
pened to them? Which song did each group
                                                  Chelsea art galleries with art historian, Sylvia   townhouse. Then, tour the Ukrainian Institute.     $67. S. Eisenberg.
make famous? Find out the answers and
                                                  Laudien-Meo. Walk the Highline and learn           Lunch at Antonucci's, 170 E. 81 St. Meet at the    WF 915 LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY
more. Grinton I. Will Library, 1500 Central
                                                  about the public art on display. Lunch at El       Central Park side of 5th Ave. & 70th St. at 9:45   AND THE ART OF DEVOTION WITH
Park Avenue, Yonkers. Wednesday, Oct. 17.
                                                  Quijote, 226 W. 23 St. Meet at Clement             a.m. for a 10 a.m. tour. Tuesday, Nov. 6. 9:45     JUSTIN FERATE/LUNCH AT PATSY'S
10:30-1:30. H. Bloch.
                                                  Moore Park, 10th Ave. (between 21st & 22nd         a.m.-3:45 p.m. $69. S. Eisenberg.                  Examine the array of Louis Tiffany's religious
WF 808 SO YOUR DOCTOR IS SEND-
                                                  Sts.), Manhattan at 10:15 a.m. for a 10:30         WF 910 LOWER EAST SIDE TENE-                       ornamentation: Protestant, Catholic and Jew-
ING YOU FOR SOME MEDICAL
                                                  a.m. tour. Thursday, Sept. 27. 10:15 a.m.-3:45     MENT MUSEUM: HARD TIMES TOUR                       ish. The exhibit features lead glass windows,
TESTS! Some common tests doctors ask
                                                  p.m. $54. S. Eisenberg.                            AND DISCUSSION/LUNCH AT KATZ'S                     mosaics, watercolor sketches, interior and fur-
patients to receive are a C.T. Scan; an MRI; a
                                                  WF 904 BROOKLYN NEIGHBORHOODS                      DELI Learn how immigrants survived eco-            niture. Lunch at Patsy's, 236 W. 56th St.
Colonoscopy; an Endoscopy; Cardiac
                                                  BUS/WALKING TOUR WITH TONY                         nomic depression between 1863 & 1935.              Meet inside the lobby of Museum of Biblical
Catheterization; a Venius Doppler Study and
                                                  MUIA Tour Brooklyn's diverse neighborhoods         Visit the homes of a German-Jewish family          Art, 1865 Broadway (61st St.) at 9:45 a.m. for
a PSA. Learn why these tests may be recom-
                                                  and attractions with commentary and movie          and the Italian Catholic Baldizzi family.          a 10 a.m. tour. Tuesday, Dec. 11. 9:45 a.m.-
mended; what's involved in preparing for
                                                  clips. Visit Brooklyn Heights, Hotel St.           Lunch at Katz's Deli, 205 Houston St. Meet         3:45 p.m. $69. S. Eisenberg.
these tests; what happens during these tests
                                                  George, BAM, Greenwood Cemetery and                at the museum shop, 103 Orchard St. at 9:45
and what to expect from these tests. Q&A.
                                                                                                                                                                                    FALL 2012 / 3
                                                                        NEW JERSEY SECTION
                                                   Sept. 12. 9:30-11:30. L. Gilbert.                   GOLD TONING Dance your way to fitness             Haefelin, NYSUT.
                COURSES                            JF 302 HOLLYWOOD GOES TO WASH-                      with this program that takes the exciting Latin   JF 808 HERE COME THE DRIFTERS
                                                   INGTON In this election year, we will take a        and International dance rhythms used in the       Listen to the stories and music of one of the
Unless otherwise noted, all courses have a $5
                                                   light hearted look at films dealing with Amer-      original ZUMBA and ZUMBA TONING and               greatest groups of the Doo Wop era. Hear
non-refundable registration fee.
                                                   ican politics. No sides taken. Minnie Veal          modifies them so adults of any age and fitness    such hits as Ruby Baby, There Goes My
                                                   Community Center, 1070 Grove Ave., Edison.          level can achieve success. Minnie Veal Com-       Baby, Save the Last Dance for Me, Up on the
                 TUESDAY                           Eight sessions. Begins Sept. 12. 10-12. R.          munity Center, 1070 Grove Ave., Edison.           Roof and more. Monmouth County Library,
JF 201 MAH JONGG Beginners enjoy                   Rivlin.                                             Eight sessions. Begins Sept. 13. 10:15-12:15.     125 Symmes Road, Manalapan. Monday,
learning this ancient game that involves skill,    JF 303 MAH JONGG Beginners enjoy                    S. Paris.                                         Nov. 26. 10:30-12:30. H. Bloch.
strategy and luck. Experienced players gain        learning this ancient game that involves skill,                                                       JF 809 NYSUT MEMBER BENEFITS
expertise in finer points. Bring a set and cur-    strategy and luck. Experienced players gain                       SEMINARS                            Find out what member benefits has to offer
rent Mah Jongg card (if you have one). Mon-        expertise in finer points. Bring a set and cur-                                                       including catastrophic insurance, financial
                                                   rent Mah Jongg card (if you have one). Min-         Unless otherwise noted, all seminars have a       programs and various discount plans. Q&A.
mouth County Library, 125 Symmes Road,
                                                   nie Veal Community Center, 1070 Grove               $2 non-refundable registration fee.               Fort Lee Recreation Center, 1501 Stillwell
Manalapan. Six sessions. Begins Sept. 11. 10-
                                                   Ave., Edison. Eight sessions. Begins Sept. 12.      JF 805 HOW TO KEEP ACCURATE                       Ave., Fort Lee. Monday, Dec. 3. 10-12. No
12. B. Waldman.
                                                   10-12. B. Waldman.                                  MEDICAL RECORDS Keep accurate med-                Fee. V. Stokes, NYSUT.
JF 202 CANASTA Review basics and enjoy
                                                   JF 304 CANASTA Review basics and enjoy              ical records on health coverage and compli-
playing this game. No prior knowledge
needed. Bring a deck of cards with two jok-        playing this game. No prior knowledge               mentary roles of SHIP, Medicare, GHI and
                                                                                                       HMO’s. Q&A. Fort Lee Recreation Center,
                                                                                                                                                                           TRIPS
ers. Monmouth County Library, 125 Symmes           needed. Bring a deck of cards with two jok-
                                                   ers. Minnie Veal Community Center, 1070             1501 Stillwell Ave., Fort Lee. Friday, Sept.      Refunds will be made upon your written re-
Road, Manalapan. Eight sessions. Begins
                                                   Grove Ave., Edison. Eight sessions. Begins          14. 10-12. No Fee. I. Lospenuso.                  quest up to four weeks prior to trip date by
Sept. 11. 12:30-2:30. B. Waldman.
                                                   Sept. 12. 12:30-2:30. B. Waldman.                   JF 806 NYSUT MEMBER BENEFITS                      sending a letter to UFTWF Retiree Programs,
                                                                                                       Find out what member benefits has to offer        52 Broadway, 17th Floor, New York, NY
             WEDNESDAY
                                                                  THURSDAY                             including catastrophic insurance, financial
                                                                                                       programs and various discount plans. Q&A.
                                                                                                                                                         10004. Attn: Gerri Herskowitz, Director,
                                                                                                                                                         UFTWF Retiree Programs. All trips are RAIN
JF 301 ACRYLIC PAINTING Basic, inter-
mediate and advanced techniques of paint,          JF 401 SEWING Embark on an exciting                 Monmouth County Library, 125 Symmes               OR SHINE.
brushes, composition and subject matter. Ma-       journey into the world of sewing. Bring your        Road, Manalapan. Monday, Sept. 10. 10-12.         JF 901 EVENING AT THE STATE THE-
terials needed for first class: set of six basic   imagination and create a fashion forward ac-        No Fee. V. Stokes, NYSUT.                         ATER "THE MIDTOWN MEN" Four stars
acrylic paints, a variety of brushes, pad of       cessory. Purchase of materials is discussed at      JF 807 IDENTITY THEFT All you ever                from the original cast of Jersey Boys. Meet at
canvas paper, canvas board and/or canvas.          first class. Minnie Veal Community Center,          wanted to know about protecting your per-         the State Theater, 151 Irvington Ave., New
Additional materials list distributed in class.    1070 Grove Ave., Edison. Eight sessions. Be-        sonal information. Monmouth County Li-            Brunswick, NJ at 7:45 p.m. to pick up tickets.
Monmouth County Library, 125 Symmes                gins Sept. 13. 10-12. B. Waldman.                   brary, 125 Symmes Road , Manalapan.               Thursday, Oct. 11. 7:45 p.m.-11 p.m. $51. A.
Road, Manalapan. Eight sessions. Begins            JF 402 ZUMBA GOLD AND ZUMBA                         Monday, Oct. 1. 10:30-12:30. No Fee. K.           Solomon.



                                                                                            TRIPS
               Refunds will be made upon your written request up to four weeks prior to trip date by sending a letter
           to UFTWF Retiree Programs, 52 Broadway, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10004. Attn: Gerri Herskowitz, Director,
                                    UFTWF Retiree Programs. All trips are RAIN OR SHINE.
                                                   St. at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. 7:30 a.m.-      White, Robert Henri and the famous Fighting       Meet at the NE corner of 125th St. & Mal-
                  BRONX                            5 p.m. $92. L. Richards.                            69th. Visit the "Little Church around the Cor-    colm X Blvd. (Lenox Ave.) at 10 a.m. Thurs-
                                                   XF 904 SACRED HAVENS: MORNING-                      ner"; walk past Tin Pan Alley; view the Fuller    day, Sept. 20. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $42. R. Olff.
XF 901 BATTERY PARK CITY: HUD-
                                                   SIDE HEIGHTS Visit Notre Dame Church                Building and the Appellate Division of the        KF 902 BUS TRIP TO MOHONK MOUN-
SON ESPLANADE WALK Tour the mu-
                                                   with its dark grotto reminiscent of the Grotto      Supreme Court. Lunch at Pete's Tavern. Meet       TAIN HOUSE Tour historic Mohonk Moun-
seum in Castle Clinton with its diorama
                                                   of Lourdes in France. Tour the interior of the      on SE corner of 5th Ave. & 29th St. at 10:15      tain House located on 2200 wooded acres in
depicting lower Manhattan in 1812 and other
                                                   Jewish Theological Seminary. View the               a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25. $36. L. Richards.         New Paltz, NY. Stroll through the gardens
periods. See where Peter Minuet purchased
                                                   Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Take a jun-       XF 908 BROTHERHOOD WINERY AND                     with magnificent scenery. Buffet lunch is in-
Manhattan Island; pass the Walloon Memorial
                                                   ket to Columbia University Campus; visit St.        WOODBURY COMMONS Tour the under-                  cluded. Meet the bus in front of the Marriot
and the World War II Merchant Marine me-
                                                   Paul's Chapel and Riverside Church. Photo           ground cellars of the Brotherhood Winery; ac-     Hotel, next to 335 Adams St. at 8:40 a.m. Fri-
morial; the World Financial Center's Winter
                                                   I.D. (proof of age, DOB etc.) required. Meet        quaint yourself with the complete wine            day, Sept. 28. 8:40 a.m.-6 p.m. $78. R. Olff.
Garden; walk the Battery Park Esplanade.
                                                   on NW corner of 110th St. & Amsterdam               making process and test your wine tasting         KF 903 CASTLES ON THE HUDSON
View the Great Harbors of the World art ex-
                                                   Ave. at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16. $14. L.        skills. Dine at Vinum Café. Shop at Wood-         WITH JUSTIN FERATE Explore "Glen-
hibit. Meet at 1 Broadway (by Bowling
                                                   Richards.                                           bury Common Premium Outlets with over             view Castle," a house that once had its own
Green Park) at 10:45 a.m. Thursday, Sept.
                                                   XF 905 GUIDED TOUR OF MUSEUM OF                     200 stores. Bus departs from the Bronx            railroad station and view architectural gems
20. $12. S. Morales.
                                                   JEWISH HERITAGE Tour this living me-                Learning Center, 2500 Halsey St. at 8 a.m.        along the Hudson River. Lunch at Sunset
XF 902 GUIDED TOURS OF THE STU-
                                                   morial to the Holocaust which contains an ex-       Thursday, Nov. 8. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. $75. L.           Cove on the river in Tarrytown. Then visit
DIO MUSEUM IN HARLEM AND THE
                                                   hibition of more than 2,000 photographs,            Richards.                                         Untermeyer Gardens, a romantic water gar-
NATIONAL JAZZ MUSEUM IN
                                                   historical and cultural artifacts and 24 original   XF 909 CELEBRATING THE HARLEM                     den. Meet the bus in front of the Marriot
HARLEM Guided tour of the Fall exhibits
                                                   documentary films. This material educates           RENAISSANCE On this walking tour, see             Hotel, next to 335 Adams St. at 8:30 a.m.
including "The Caribbean Crossroads of the
                                                   people of all ages. Meet in the museum              sites associated with activists: where Florence   Tuesday, Oct. 2. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. $78. R.
World" at the Studio Museum which is a
                                                   lobby, 36 Battery Pl. at 10:15 a.m. Thursday,       Mills, Billie Holiday, Langston Hughes made       Olff.
nexus for artists of African descent and works
                                                   Oct. 18. 10:15 a.m.-1 p.m. $16. L. Richards.        their marks; theater where Ella Fitzgerald and    KF 904 JOHN JAY HOMESTEAD AND
influenced by black culture. Tour the Na-
                                                   XF 906 WOODLAWN CEMETERY                            others performed. Visit Strivers Row; the Tree    LUNCH AT PEPPINO Visit John Jay’s huge
tional Jazz Museum which preserves, pro-
                                                   WALKING TOUR Enjoy the fall foliage,                of Hope; Small's Paradise Club; the Renais-       estate in Westchester that is furnished with
motes and presents Jazz. Tour includes live
                                                   sculpture and architecture with a tour guide.       sance Ballroom and other sites. Lunch at Miss     many original items used by the Jay family.
music. Meet at the Studio Museum, 144 W.
                                                   Enter mausoleums to view fine sculptures,           Maude's Spoonbread Too Restaurant. Meet           Learn about his Huguenot connections.
125th St. at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2. 9:45-
                                                   stained glass and mosaics. Meet at the              on NW corner of 135th St. & Malcom X              Lunch at Peppino in Katonah. Meet the bus
12:30. $27. L. Richards.
                                                   Jerome Ave. gatehouse entrance (near #4             Blvd. at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14. $42.      in front of the Marriot Hotel, next to 335
XF 903 BUS TRIP TO MV COM-
                                                   train) at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23. 10:15        L. Richards.                                      Adams St. at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10.
MANDER CRUISE/HOTEL
                                                   a.m.-12:15 p.m. $9. L. Richards.                                                                      8:15 a.m.-5 p.m. $81. R. Olff.
THAYER/TOUR OF WEST POINT Cruise
to West Point from West Haverstraw on the
                                                   XF 907 MADISON SQUARE TO                                           BROOKLYN                           KF 905 TOUR AND LUNCH AT THE
                                                   GRAMERCY PARK WITH STYLE AND                                                                          NAVY YARD Guided tour touching on al-
MV Commander built in 1917. The vessel is                                                              KF 901 WHEN HARLEM WAS JEWISH
                                                   ELEGANCE Stroll through one of NYC's                                                                  most 400 years of city history while exploring
listed on the National and State registers of                                                          WITH JUSTIN FERATE Tour highlights
                                                   most elegant neighborhoods focusing on the                                                            the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The Navy yard is
historic places. Photo I.D. (proof of age,                                                             some of Harlem's Jewish past. See the "Com-
                                                   city's only private park and some of its                                                              being reborn as a haven for artists and movie
DOB etc.) required. Lunch at Hotel Thayer.                                                             mandment Keepers" an active Ethiopian Syn-
                                                   renowned past residents. Walk through Madi-                                                           makers. Lunch at Ted & Honey's Café in the
After lunch, tour West Point. Bus departs                                                              agogue; the former Temple Israel and more.
                                                   son Square Park. See sites connected with                                                             Yard. Meet the bus in front of the Marriot
from the Bronx Learning Center, 2500 Halsey                                                            Lunch at Amy Ruth's, 113 West 116th St.
                                                   Herman Melville, Edith Wharton, Stanford                                                              Hotel, next to 335 Adams St. at 9:45 a.m.

4 / SI BEAGLE LEARNING CENTERS PROGRAM
Friday, Oct. 19. 9:45 a.m.-3 p.m. $64. R. Olff.      million items including priceless medieval       chitecture, history and recent $200 million        houses of Phillips DePury & Bonhams. Visit
KF 906 BUS TRIP TO PAPERMILL                         manuscripts, ancient Japanese scrolls, base-     renovation. Highlights include: The Kissing        several exhibitions at neighboring galleries.
PLAYHOUSE "A CHORUS LINE" IN                         ball cards, dime novels and comic books.         Gallery, The Whispering Gallery and a pri-         Our guide is NYU Art Professor, Vida
MILLBURN, NJ Lunch at Gian Marco fol-                The exhibition tour of "Lunch Hour NYC"          vate apartment. Lunch at Fabio Piccolo Fiore,      Schreibman. Meet in the Fuller building
lowed by a production of "A Chorus Line."            looks back at more than a century of NY          230 E. 44th St. Meet by the information booth      lobby, 41 E. 58th St., Manhattan at 10:50 a.m.
Meet the bus in front of the Marriot Hotel,          lunches. Lunch at Kellari Taverna, 19 W.         in the center of the main concourse at 10:15       Wednesday, Oct. 31. 10:50 a.m.-1 p.m. $19.
next to 335 Adams St. at 9 a.m. Thursday,            44th St. Meet at 476 5th Ave. (42nd St.-handi-   a.m. for a 10:30 a.m. tour. Thursday, Dec. 6.      D. Brill.
Oct. 25. 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. $78. S. Mitlitsky.       capped ramp) at 10:15 a.m. for a 10:30 a.m.      10:15 a.m.-4 p.m. $55. J. DeNave.                  QF 908 AFTERNOON TEA AT LADY
KF 907 MASHANTUCKET: PEQUOT                          tour. Tuesday, Oct. 16. 10:15 a.m.-3:45 p.m.     MF 914 GOOD HOUSEKEEPING RE-                       MENDL'S TEA SALON Enjoy a traditional
MUSEUM Enjoy a guided tour through an                $39. J. DeNave.                                  SEARCH INSTITUTE TOUR/LUNCH AT                     five course afternoon tea. Meet at The Inn at
Indian village led by a Native American. Buf-        MF 906 "FACES IN STONE": AN AR-                  NOCELLO Tour the labs and test kitchen of          Irving Place, 56 Irving Place, Manhattan at 12
fet lunch at the museum. If time permits, we         CHITECTUAL WALKING                               the Good Housekeeping Research Institute.          noon. Wednesday, Nov. 7. 12 noon - 2:30
will stop at Stew Leonards. Meet the bus in          TOUR/LUNCH AT CABANA Take a                      Chemists and editors explain the process re-       p.m. $60. D. Brill.
front of the Marriot Hotel, next to 335 Adams        guided walking tour with a registered archi-     quired for a product to meet GHRI’s exacting       QF 909 NEW AMERICAN WING GAL-
St. at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31. 8 a.m.-7           tect focusing on faces, animals and flowers on   standards. Lunch at Nocello, 257 W. 55th St.       LERIES AT THE METROPOLITAN MU-
p.m. $87. S. Mitlitsky.                              buildings and the history behind many of the     Meet at 300 W. 57th St. (29th Fl.) at 11:15        SEUM OF ART Guided tour of the new
KF 908 AMERICAN FOLK ART MU-                         stone details. Walk through the Lower East       a.m. for an 11:30 a.m. tour. Friday, Dec. 14.      American wing of paintings, sculpture and
SEUM Guided tour of American Folk Art                Side, Chinatown and the South St. Seaport.       11:15 a.m.-4 p.m. $45. J. DeNave.                  decorative arts covering works from the 18th
Museum followed by a three course lunch at           Extensive walking involved. Lunch at Ca-                                                            Century to the early 20th Century including
Atlantic Grill Restaurant. Meet at the mu-           bana, 89 South St. Meet on the SE corner of                       QUEENS                            the painting of Washington Crossing the
seum, 2 Lincoln Square (Columbus Ave. at             E. Houston & Allen St. at 10:15 a.m. for a                                                          Delaware. Meet at the group desk in the mu-
66th St.) at 10:45 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8.            10:30 a.m. tour. Thursday, Oct. 18. 10:15        QF 901 EDOUARD VUILLARD: A                         seum's Great Hall, 1000 5th Ave., Manhattan
10:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $68. R. Olff.                   a.m.-3:30 p.m. $37. J. DeNave.                   PAINTER AND HIS MUSES AT THE                       at 10:45 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. 10:45 a.m.-
KF 909 PLAYER'S CLUB TOUR/LUNCH                      MF 907 ST. PATRICK'S CATHEDRAL/21                JEWISH MUSEUM Guided tour of the ex-               12 noon. $23. D. Brill.
AT PETE'S TAVERN Guided tour of the                  CLUB LUNCH Explore the gothic architec-          quisite paintings by a major French master         QF 910 TOUR AND TEA: MOUNT VER-
prestigious Player's Club followed by lunch at       ture and view the interior features (Louis       whose long career spanned the fin-de-siècle        NON HOTEL MUSEUM Guided tour
Pete's Tavern, 129 East 18th St. in Manhattan.       Tiffany designed altar and the Rose window)      through the early 20th century. Meet at the        through furnished period rooms in the mu-
Meet in front of the Player's Club, 16               of St Patrick's Cathedral. Lunch at 21 Club,     Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Ave. (92nd St.) at         seum that transports visitors back to the
Gramercy Park at 10 a.m. for a 10:15 a.m.            21 W. 52nd St. Proper attire required (men       11:50 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20. 11:50 a.m.-1        Mount Vernon Hotel, a country escape for
tour. Wednesday, Nov. 14. 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.            must wear jackets- no jeans or sneakers).        p.m. $17. D. Brill.                                New Yorkers living in the crowded city
$27. S. Mitlitsky.                                   Meet at the information desk inside the          QF 902 EDOUARD VUILLARD: A                         (southern tip of Manhattan in 1826). Enjoy a
                                                     Cathedral, 14 E. 51st St. at 10:45 a.m. for an   PAINTER AND HIS MUSES AT THE                       social history with tea and scones and a cos-
              MANHATTAN                              11 a.m. tour. Tuesday, Oct. 23. 10:45 a.m.-      JEWISH MUSEUM Guided tour of the ex-
                                                                                                      quisite paintings by a major French master
                                                                                                                                                         tumed interpreter. Meet at the museum, 421
                                                     3:30 p.m. $48. J. DeNave.                                                                           E. 61 St. (between 1st & York Ave.), Manhat-
MF 901 SEAPORT LIBERTY                               MF 908 CHELSEA ART GALLERY                       whose long career spanned the fin-de-siècle        tan at 1:20 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20. 1:20 p.m.-
CRUISE/LUNCH AT CABANA The                           TOUR/EL QUIJOTE Visit five or six fasci-         through the early 20th century. Meet at the        3:30 p.m. $21. D. Brill.
Zephyr cruise takes us past the Statue of Lib-       nating exhibits from Chelsea's 300 galleries     Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Ave. (92nd St.) at         QF 911 MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE
erty, Brooklyn Bridge and the Empire State           on our private gallery tour. Lunch at El Qui-    12:50 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20. 12:50 p.m.-2        NEW YORK Specialized guided tour to
Building. Lunch at Cabana Seaport Restau-            jote, 226 West 23rd St. Meet at 526 West         p.m. $17. D. Brill.                                learn from the past, engage in the present and
rant, 89 South St. Meet at South St. Seaport         26th St. (near 10th Ave.) at 10:15 a.m. for a    QF 903 THE PAST AND FUTURE OF                      assume responsibility for the future. Included
(Pier 16) at 11 a.m. for an 11:15 a.m. cruise.       10:30 a.m. tour. Thursday, Oct. 25. 10:15        THE WORLD TRADE CENTER SITE                        are Power of Words, Millennium Machine,
Thursday, Sept. 20. 11 a.m.-3:45 p.m. $47. J.        a.m.-4 p.m. $61. J. DeNave.                      Guided tour of the 9/11 Memorial site; ex-         Globalhate.com, Subway Scene, Point of
DeNave.                                              MF 909 ALVIN AILEY STUDIOS                       plore oral histories and artifacts in the 9/11     View Diner, Hall of Memory (Holocaust doc-
MF 902 MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS/THE                       TOUR/NOCELLO LUNCH Get an in-depth               Memorial Museum collection. Consider cur-          umentary and film In Our Time). Meet at the
CULTURAL ACROPOLIS OF NEW                            look at the legacy of Alvin Ailey and the his-   rent developments. Meet at 11 a.m. in front        museum, 226 E. 42nd St., Manhaatan at
YORK/LUNCH AT LE MONDE Visit the                     tory of the Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre on this    of the yellow wall of the High School of Eco-      10:45 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26. 10:45 a.m.-1
Columbia University campus to view sculp-            private building tour. View the foundation's     nomics & Finance on NW corner of Trinity &         p.m. $14. D. Brill.
tures which includes "Taming of Pegasus"             archived art work, photographs and observe a     Thames Sts., Manhattan. Wednesday, Oct. 3.         QF 912 RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL
and the award winning "Great God Pan" on a           professional division class. Lunch at Nocello,   11 a.m.-1 p.m. $16. D. Brill.                      STAGE DOOR TOUR Explore the art deco
guided walking tour. View the interior of the        257 West 55th St. Meet in the Alvin Ailey        QF 904 KYKUIT AND THE UNION                        interiors and architecture with a behind- the-
world's largest gothic Cathedral and the             Studios lobby, 405 West 55th St. at 11:15 a.m.   CHURCH Guided tour of Kykuit, the Rocke-           scenes one hour guided tour of Radio City
Church of Notre Dame. Pass former resi-              for an 11:30 a.m. tour. Tuesday, Oct. 30.        feller Estate in Pocantico Hills. View the         Music Hall. Learn the history and secrets of
dences of Ira & George Gershwin. Lunch at            11:15 a.m.-4 p.m. $55. J. Denave.                mansion's landmark rooms, beautifully kept         the Great Stage. Visit with a Rockette. Meet
Le Monde, 2885 Broadway (112 St.) Meet at            MF 910 RADIO CITY STAGE DOOR                     gardens and hear stories about the four gener-     at the 50th St. entrance of 1260 6th Ave.,
the SE corner of 122nd St & Amsterdam Ave.           TOUR/BOBBY VAN'S LUNCH Explore the               ations who called it home. Lunch on your           Manhattan at 11:15 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7.
at 10:15 a.m. for a 10:30 a.m. tour. Thursday,       beautiful art-deco interiors of Radio City and   own at Tastefully Yours Café. After lunch,         11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $15. D. Brill.
Sept. 27. 10:15 a.m.-3:45 p.m. $41. J. De-           learn the secrets of the Great Stage. Meet a     visit Union Church to see and hear about the
Nave.
MF 903 ANNE FRANK CENTER
                                                     Rockette. Lunch at Bobby Van's, 135 West         stained glass windows by Matisse & Chagall.
                                                                                                      Bus departs in front of Queens Learning Cen-
                                                                                                                                                                   STATEN ISLAND
                                                     50th St. Meet at the Radio City box office,
USA/LUNCH AT ECCO Experience the                     6th Ave. & 50th St. at 11 a.m. for an 11:15      ter, 97-77 Queens Blvd. at 8:20 a.m. Thursday,     The following tours (RF 901; RF 902; RF
new Anne Frank Center USA with an exhibit            a.m. tour. Tuesday, Nov. 6. 11 a.m.-3:45 p.m.    Oct. 11. 8:20 a.m.-4:45 p.m. $58. D. Brill.        903; RF 906 & RF 909) will have a special
tour, video presentation, an interactive discus-     $54. J. DeNave.                                  QF 905 THE HI-LINE AND CHARMING                    emphasis on photography. Bring your cam-
sion and if possible a visit with a Holocaust        MF 911 TIBET HOUSE/LUNCH AT                      CHELSEA Stroll through one of the city's           era. Enjoy the architectural, historic and nat-
survivor. Lunch at Ecco, 124 Chambers St.            SALA Enjoy a guided tour of Tibet House          trendiest neighborhoods known for boutiques,       ural beauty of Staten Island. Eric Mayer is
Meet at 44 Park Pl. (Church St.) at 10: 30           and learn about the Tibetan history and cul-     restaurants and galleries. Walk the Hi-Line;       our photography instructor.
a.m. for a 10:45 a.m. tour. Tuesday, Oct. 2.         ture. View the permanent collection plus new     visit the Meat Packing District; view outdoor      RF 901 ALICE AUSTIN HOUSE MU-
10:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. $39. J. DeNave.                 works on display on our gallery tour. Visit a    art exhibits at 7000 Oak and see different ar-     SEUM AND PHOTOGRAPHIC DEMON-
MF 904 THE FABBRI MANSION/HOUSE                      traditional the Tibetan Shrine Room used for     chitectural styles. Meet in front of Chelsea       STRATION Guided tour of the museum and
OF THE REDEEMER/LUNCH AT OSSO                        meditation. Lunch at Sala, 35 West 19th St.      Market, NW corner of 9th Ave. & 15th St.,          the history of America's first woman photog-
BUCO The Fabbri Mansion, built in 1916,              Meet at 22 West 15th St. at 10:45 a.m. for an    NY at 10:50 a.m. Thursday, Oct.18. 10:50           rapher. The docent will conduct a hands-on
served as the town residence of Edith Shep-          11 a.m. tour. Thursday, Nov. 8. 10:45 a.m.-      a.m.-1 p.m. $12. D. Brill.                         photography demonstration. End the tour by
hard Fabbri, great-granddaughter of Com-             3:30 p.m. $41. J. DeNave.                        QF 906 NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCI-                   taking pictures of the picturesque house and
modore Cornelius Vanderbilt.. The                    MF 912 DE LAMAR MANSION (THE                     ETY EXHIBIT: WWII AND NYC A one                    outdoor seascapes. Meet at the museum, 2
outstanding architectural feature of the house       POLISH CONSULATE)/LUNCH AT                       hour guided tour begins in Smith Gallery           Hylan Blvd. (Edgewater St.), S.I. Friday,
is the library, a treasure built in the 1400's for   ETHOS Tour Joseph De Lamar’s ebullient           (WWII & NYC). After tour, explore the gal-         Sept. 28. 1 p.m.-4 p.m. $8. L. Colavito.
the Ducal Palace in Urbino, Italy. It has ex-        Parisian palace of 1905 designed by C.P.H.       leries filled with art and history on your own.    RF 902 FRESH KILLS PARK Enjoy a
quisite paneling, a balustrade gallery and           Gilbert, now occupied by the Polish Con-         See the panoramic film experience "New York        guided roundtrip bus tour of New York's
even a secret passageway. Lunch at Osso              sulate. It is one of the most opulent mansions   Story" covering 400 years of the city's history.   newest developing park. Meet near the
Buco, 1662 Third Ave. (93rd St.). Meet at 7          surviving in New York. Lunch at Ethos, 495       Meet in the NY Historical Society lobby, 170       benches outside the Eltingville Transit Center,
East 95th St. at 11 a.m. for an 11:15 a.m. tour.     Third Ave. Meet at the Consulate, 233 Madi-      Central Park West at 10:45 a.m. Friday, Oct.       Arthur Kill Road & Richmond Avenue, S.I. at
Thursday, Oct. 4. 11 a.m.-3:45 p.m. $54. J.          son Ave. (37th St.) at 10:45 a.m. for an 11      26. 10:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $22. D. Brill.            12:45 p.m. for a 1 p.m. tour. Please choose ei-
DeNave.                                              a.m. tour. Tuesday, Nov. 27. 10:45 a.m. –        QF 907 AUCTION HOUSE PREVIEW                       ther RF 902 or RF 906, not both. Wednesday,
MF 905 NY PUBLIC LIBRARY BUILD-                      3:30 p.m. $33. J.DeNave.                         AND MIDTOWN ART GALLERIES                          Oct. 3. 12:45p.m.-2:30 p.m. $3. L. Colavito.
ING TOUR AND EXHIBITION                              MF 913 GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL                    TOUR Preview works of impressionist, mod-          RF 903 HISTORIC RICHMONDTOWN,
TOUR/LUNCH AT KELLARI Tour the                       TOUR/FABIO LUNCH Tour guide Joseph               ern and contemporary art that is for sale in       STATEN ISLAND Guided tour of the village
Beaux-Arts landmark building that houses 15          Svehlak gives an in-depth look at the art, ar-   early November at the legendary auction            that houses buildings that span more than

                                                                                                                                                                                     FALL 2012 / 5
three centuries including the Voorlezer House,      the exhibits housed in a 19th century bank.        Oct. 17. 12:45 p.m.-2:30 p.m. $3. L. Colavito.    Staten Island history. Meet at the museum,
the oldest school house in America. Meet in-        Learn the history and the contributions of the     RF 907 THE ITALIAN AMERICAN MU-                   5th Ave. & 103rd St., Manhattan. Tuesday,
side the courthouse (the building beside the        Italian Americans told by charismatic tour         SEUM AND LUNCH AT LA MELA Enjoy                   Oct. 23. 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. $14. L. Colavito.
parking lot), 411 Clarke Ave., S.I. Friday, Oct.    guide, Dr. Joseph V. Scela. Lunch at La Mela,      the exhibits housed in a 19th century bank.       RF 909 SNUG HARBOR ARCHITEC-
5. 2 p.m.-4:30 p.m. $9. L. Colavito.                167 Mulberry St., NYC. Meet at the museum,         Learn the history and the contributions of the    TURE Docent guided tour of the elegant
RF 904 THE DRAWING CENTER AND                       155 Mulberry St. (corner of Mulberry &             Italian Americans told by charismatic tour        buildings and beautiful gardens. Meet at the
SOHO ART GALLERY TOUR WITH                          Grand Sts.), Manhattan. Please choose either       guide, Dr. Joseph V. Scela. Lunch at La Mela,     Snug Harbor East Gate, 1000 Richmond Ter-
VIDA SCHREIBMAN Enjoy a guided walk-                RF 905 or RF 907, not both. Thursday, Oct.         167 Mulberry St., NYC. Meet at the museum,        race (Tysens & Filmore Sts.). Thursday, Oct.
ing tour through the Drawing Center and Art         11. 1 p.m.-4 p.m. $38. L. Colavito.                155 Mulberry St. (corner of Mulberry &            25. 2 p.m.-4 p.m. $13. L. Colavito.
Galleries in Soho. Meet at the O.K. Harris          RF 906 FRESH KILLS PARK Enjoy a                    Grand Sts.), Manhattan. Please choose either      RF 910 HOLIDAYS AT THE
Gallery, 283 W. Broadway (between Spring &          guided roundtrip bus tour of New York's            RF 905 or RF 907, not both. Friday, Oct. 19.      BURKE/SEGUINE MANSION Guided tour
Broome), Manhattan at 10:45 a.m. for an 11          newest developing park. Meet near the              1 p.m.-4 p.m. $38. L. Colavito.                   of the mansion dressed for the holidays.
a.m. tour. Wednesday, Oct. 10. 10:45 a.m.-1         benches outside the Eltingville Transit Center,    RF 908 MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF                      Enjoy the music and refreshments. Meet in-
p.m. $20. L. Colavito.                              Arthur Kill Road & Richmond Avenue, S.I. at        NEW YORK Guided tour of the museum                side the mansion, 440 Seguine Avenue, S.I.
RF 905 THE ITALIAN AMERICAN MU-                     12:45 p.m. for a 1 p.m. tour. Please choose ei-    that embraces the past, present and future of     Wednesday, Dec. 12. 1 p.m.-4 p.m. $38. L.
SEUM AND LUNCH AT LA MELA Enjoy                     ther RF 902 or RF 906, not both. Wednesday,        NYC. See the new exhibit on 350 years of          Colavito.




                                                       COURSES will begin on Monday, September 10
             Unless otherwise noted in a course description, courses in all boroughs
                    and conclude Friday, November 30. If a course is cancelled due to a holiday or for any other reason,
                             it will not be rescheduled. Each course has a non-refundable $5 registration fee.

                                                                                            BRONX
                                                    amine the choreography and performances of         entation and color usage. Explore 3D projects     interesting and unusual effects. Explore the
                 MONDAY                             Bob Fosse. 12:30-2:30. H. Fritsch.                 and home furnishings. Use your own materials.     basic techniques of handling and designing
                                                    XF 112 COMPUTERS 101 Learn the funda-              Not for beginners.10-12:15. P. O'Connell.         with dried and silk flowers. Create lush,
XF 101 BASIC STITCHES Crocheting,
                                                    mentals of creating, saving and printing docu-     XF 207 WATERCOLORS:                               long-lasting arrangements for a variety of hol-
knitting and needlework. Bring your own
                                                    ments, make simple presentations and               BEGINNERS/INTERMEDIATE Enjoy ex-                  idays and occasions. Bring wire cutters and
project. 10-12. C. Rodriguez.
                                                    accessing and using the Internet through prac-     perimenting with color while learning basic       scissors. Materials list provided. Five ses-
XF 102 BEADING Enjoy making and wear-
                                                    tice on Apple computers. $25 includes regis-       techniques. Paint still life and review some      sions: Sept. 12, 19; Oct. 3, 10, 17. 10-12. R.
ing your own creation. Materials fee dis-
                                                    tration and materials. 12:30-2:30. M. Thomas.      drawing techniques. Emphasis is on encour-        Demers.
cussed in class. Beginners welcome. 10-12.
                                                    XF 113 INTERMEDIATE BRIDGE Learn                   aging individual style and exploring the          XF 304 RUG HOOKING The American art
G. Hayes.
                                                    to incorporate strong and weak opening bids        medium of watercolor. Materials discussed at      of rug hooking (not latch). Use patterns to
XF 103 SPANISH: MIXED LEVELS Re-
                                                    with specialized responses and special over-       first class. 12:30-2:30. A. Strinsky.             create your own designs. Make rugs or wall
fresh your knowledge of the Spanish lan-
                                                    calls and doubles. Utilize hand play and de-       XF 208 ADVANCED BEGINNERS                         hangings from strips of dated or recycled
guage and culture. Learn communication
                                                    fense play techniques. 12:30-2:45. A. Lisle.       BRIDGE For those who have taken a begin-          wool fabrics. Beginners and experienced
skills and sing songs. One year of Spanish
                                                    XF 114 QUILTING: BEGINNERS Quilting                ners bridge class. Continuation of simple         welcome. 10-12. M. Bottjer.
recommended. 10-12. R. Hollingsworth.
                                                    unlike any other art is tactile - create using     techniques in bidding, declarer play and de-      XF 305 PRACTICAL SPANISH FOR
XF 104 WORKING OUT TOGETHER En-
                                                    needles and thread and all kinds of fabrics.       fense. 12:30-2:30. A. Lisle.                      EVERYDAY USAGE Discover the joy of
hance cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength
                                                    Make your own art! Materials needed for first      XF 209 MOSAICS Use glass and ceramic              learning expressions, idioms, writing and
and flexibility using seated and standing exer-
                                                    class: ½ yard of contrasting fabric, white         tiles as the base material with multimedia ob-    conversational skills. All levels welcome. 10-
cises to enjoyable music. 10-12. A. Stern.
                                                    quilting thread, quilting needles (size 8          jects to enhance texture and design. Design       12. M. Salaman.
XF 105 ADVANCED BRIDGE Learn new
                                                    through 12), pins with thick heads. 12:30-3.       elements include form, tesserae shape, line       XF 306 ITALIAN: BEGINNERS/INTER-
bidding techniques and conventions, superior
                                                    M. Marcus.                                         orientation and color usage. All levels wel-      MEDIATE Encourage development of read-
hand play and defense. Supervised play. 10-
                                                                                                       come. Materials cost discussed in class if you    ing and conversational skills. Small group
12:15. A. Lisle.
XF 106 COMPUTERS: NEXT STEP Incor-                                  TUESDAY                            need materials. 12:30-2:45. P. O'Connell.         instruction provided depending on skill level.
                                                                                                       XF 210 LET’S DANCE: BEGINNERS In-                 10-12. A. DeGennaro.
porate basic computer skills to create word         XF 201 LINE DANCING Line dance to                  crease your stamina, improve your balance         XF 307 ZUMBA A fun way to a great shape
projects using Apple computers. Utilize safe        Country Western, Cowboy Charleston, Cu-            and shed some pounds by dancing to rhythms        using hypnotic Latin and International music.
web portals to store information and connect        caracha, Foxy Girl and more. No partner            of Salsa, Cha Cha, Meringue, Bachata,             Zumba with a difference. You must experi-
with groups. Not for beginners. $25 includes        needed. 10-12. C. Force.                           Rumba, Bolero and Samba. 12:30-3. N. De-          ence it for yourself. 10:45-12:15. R. Jacob-
registration and materials. 10-12:30. D.            XF 202 SHORT STORIES IN LITERA-                    LaLuz.                                            son.
Davis.                                              TURE Exploration and discussion of life            XF 211 RUBBER STAMPING AND                        XF 308 FILM DIRECTORS "DO-OVER"
XF 107 QUILTING: INTERMEDIATE For                   through the genre of the story. 10-12. A.          PAPER CRAFTS Basic rubber stamping                Compare and contrast the directors, choice of
the experienced quilter. Original projects will     Pruzan.                                            techniques are used to create handmade            actors, camera work, lighting and special ef-
be made. Materials needed for first class: quilt-   XF 203 CALLIGRAPHY Copperplate cal-                items: greeting cards, stationery and scrap-      fects of six paired films. View and discuss.
ing needles, white quilting thread, ½ yard each     ligraphy with the pointed pen. Review ba-          book paper. Different project each week. $25      12-3. D. Hammitt.
of two colored fabrics (light & dark), scissors     sics, plus variations, flourishes, greeting card   includes registration and materials. 12:30-3.     XF 309 VERDI AND PUCCINI: THE GI-
and #9 sandpaper. 10-12. M. Marcus.                 and envelope design. Beginners welcome.            C. Nguyen.                                        ANTS OF ITALIAN OPERA View and dis-
XF 108 CANASTA AND OTHER GAMES                      Materials needed: Higgins Eternal Ink, ruler,      XF 212 A RETROSPECTIVE ON THE                     cuss the work, operatic and non-operatic of
Let’s meld in canasta, sambas and other             Hunt 101 nib and oblique penholder. 10-12.         COLD WAR (1945-1990) Discuss the events           Giuseppe Verdi and Giacomo Puccini. 12-3.
rummy games. Make melds and talons for              C. Nguyen.                                         and causes. 12:30-3. S. Solomon.                  N. Spilotro.
fun. No prior knowledge needed. 12:30-2:30.         XF 204 WATERCOLORS: INTERMEDI-                                                                       XF 310 BASIC DRAWING Sketch still-life
G. Hayes.
XF 109 SMILE IN SPANISH (SONRIE EN
                                                    ATE/ADVANCED Explore watercolor tech-
                                                    niques and broaden understanding of color
                                                                                                                    WEDNESDAY                            and landscape subjects in pencil. Tonal con-
                                                                                                                                                         trast and other techniques to create realistic
ESPANOL): INTERMEDIATE/AD-                          theory and effect of light on form. Experi-        XF 301 TAI CHI: BEGINNERS Introduc-               drawings. Portrait studies and the use of India
VANCED Explore the language, literature,            ment with pen and ink and colored pencils in       tion and practice of the basic principles and     ink are explored. 12:30-2:30. A. Strinsky.
grammar, culture and music of many Spanish          conjunction with watercolor. Materials dis-        movements of this ancient Chinese exercise.       XF 311 WRITING WORKSHOP Have any
speaking countries. Native speakers are wel-        cussed at first class. 10-12. A. Strinsky.         10-12. Y. Wang.                                   short stories, a novel in the works, memoirs,
come. 12:30-2:30. R. Hollingsworth.                 XF 205 COLLAGE (MIXED MEDIA) AND                   XF 302 INTERMEDIATE LINE DANC-                    essays or poems you’d like to share for con-
XF 110 WRITING A FAMILY STORY Ex-                   OPEN STUDIO Learn to make collages, in-            ING For those familiar with kick ball change,     structive criticism, polishing and possible
amine writing techniques and literary styles to     cluding water color, beads, fabric, found ob-      coaster step, jazz box and more. Dances are       publication? Join us. 12:30-2:30. C. Mason.
inspire you to write the story that was meant       jects, photos, mementos, magazine photos and       more intricate (ex. Rockin'with Rhythm,           XF 312 TAKE THE LEAD Dance to the
to be written. Sharing and constructive criti-      more. All welcome. 10-12. C. Madlin.               Tush-Push etc.) Six sessions: Oct. 24, 31;        rhythms of Salsa, Cha Cha, Meringue,
cism encouraged. Bring an object related to         XF 206 INTERMEDIATE AND AD-                        Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28. 10-12. C. Force.              Bolero, Samba, Rumba and Bachata. Enjoy
your subject to first class. Seven sessions:        VANCED MOSAICS Use glass and ceramic               XF 303 FLORAL DESIGN WITH SILK                    the flow and dance your stress away. 12:30-3.
Sept. 10, 24; Oct. 1, 15, 22, 29; Nov. 5.           tiles as the base material with multimedia ob-     AND DRIED FLOWERS Learn the wide                  N. DeLaLuz.
12:30-2:30. F. McKinnon.                            jects to enhance the texture and design. Design    variety of styles that define floral design and   XF 313 TAI CHI: INTERMEDIATE Prac-
XF 111 THE BROADWAY MUSICAL Ex-                     elements include form, tesserae shape, line ori-   how to select the best materials for achieving    tice of the ancient art. It’s great exercise.
6 / SI BEAGLE LEARNING CENTERS PROGRAM
12:30-3. Y. Wang.                                    XF 408 MAH JONGG For those who have                WRAPPERS ART Make purses, eyeglasses,                XF 805 SILK STOCKINGS Learn the his-
                                                     knowledge of the basic rules under which the       book covers and more using foil-lined bags.          tory, sing its songs and view the 1957 film of
                THURSDAY                             game is played, but wish to gain greater           Save potato chips, tortilla chips and cookie         Cole Porter's last great Broadway musical.
                                                     knowledge of the expertise in the fine points.     bags with foil-linings. Bags should be washed        Friday, Sept. 28. 10-1. F. McKinnon.
XF 401 SPANISH FILMS (ENGLISH                        Beginners welcome. 12:15-2:45. J. Klein-           and dried thoroughly. 10-12. O. Mercado.             XF 806 HOW TO KEEP ACCURATE
SUBTITLES) View direction, cinematogra-              berg.                                              XF 503 BEGINNER'S DIGITAL PHO-                       MEDICAL RECORDS Keep accurate med-
phy and performances from Spanish and                XF 409 EXERCISE FOR FUN Use light                  TOGRAPHY Introduction to controls and                ical records on health coverage and compli-
Latin American directors and actors that rival       free weight exercises, stretching and toning,      settings and learn how to use your camera.           mentary roles of SHIP, Medicare, GHI and
Hollywood movie making. For lovers of the            and core training to maintain and improve fit-     Bring your camera and instruction booklet.           HMO’s. Q&A. Friday, Oct. 5. 10:30-12:30.
Spanish language and fans of foreign film. No        ness with a certified instructor. 12:30-2:30. R.   Information on purchasing a camera pro-              No Fee. I. Lospenuso.
class Oct. 4. 9:45-12:15. E. Martin.                 Mendel.                                            vided. 10-12. S. Walker.                             XF 807 BASIC RHYTHMS FOR THE
XF 402 COME SING WITH US Learn and                   XF 410 BEGINNERS BRIDGE: ADVANC-                   XF 504 GENEALOGY: ANCESTORS                          MIDDLE EASTERN DRUM Learn the
perform arrangements of show tunes and folk          ING BRIDGE For those with working                  AND DESCENDANTS Research your fam-                   basic rhythms to help with dance movements.
songs. No class Nov. 28. 10-12. D. Warner.           knowledge of basic bridge and want to con-         ily history by using the Internet, Census and        The warm-up is a drum meditation. Bring a
XF 403 EXERCISES, STRETCHES AND                      tinue to learn this game. 12:30-2:30. L. Frank.    other resources. Three sessions: Nov. 9, 16,         round headed drum (pot is okay). Friday, Oct.
RELAXATION Combine systems of natural                XF 411 ADVANCED ACRYLIC PAINT-                     30. Field trip to National Archives: Tuesday,        12. 11-12:30. R. Jacobsen.
exercise to improve the body’s alignment,            ING: INTERMEDIATE For experienced                  Nov. 20. 12:30-2:45. L. Hoenig.                      XF 808 GIGI Learn about Lerner & Lowe's
flexibility and circulation. Breathing exercises     painters to foster innovation and independ-        XF 505 INTERMEDIATE AND AD-                          1958 Academy Award winning musical film.
to relieve stress. Bring an exercise mat, a large    ence. 12:30-2:45. L. Calilli.                      VANCED DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY For                       Friday, Oct. 26. 10-1. F. McKinnon.
towel and a small pillow. 10-12. M. Gladwin.         XF 412 CREATIVE QUILTING: INTER-                   those who already take pictures and have a           XF 809 MOBY DICK Learn about the 1956
XF 404 TOTAL BODY WORKOUT Use                        MEDIATE Master quilt making techniques:            basic sense of camera operation. More ad-            film adapted from Herman Melville's novel,
light weights, resistance bands, balls and simple    rotary cutting, speed piecing template making      vanced camera operation, composition, use of         Moby Dick and directed by John Houston.
aerobic exercises with music as we sit, stand,       and more. Piece by hand or with your               computer to enhance your images. Bring               Friday, Nov. 16. 10-1. F. McKinnon.
move, have fun and exercise. 10-12. A. Stern.        portable machine. Finish incomplete projects       camera and operation manual. 12:30-3. S.             XF 810 ZUMBA WITH A DIFFERENCE
XF 405 ADVANCED BRIDGE Fine tune                     and use leftover fabric scraps. Note: quilting     Walker.                                              Dance your way into fitness by exercising to
your bidding; play of hand and bridge tech-          samples are needed. 12:30-3. S. Rieber.            XF 851 THEATER EXPERIENCE Attend                     music. Friday, Nov. 16. 11-12:30. R. Jacob-
niques a friendly atmosphere. 10-12. L. Frank.                                                          dramas, musicals, dance and concerts. Dis-           sen.
XF 406 ACRYLIC PAINTING: AD-
VANCED Refresh and expand your skills.
                                                                       FRIDAY                           counted tickets are available. Bring several         XF 811 OVERVIEW OF THE PROCESS
                                                                                                        checks. All checks are made payable to               FROM FELONY ARREST THROUGH
Beginners welcome. 10-12:15. L. Calilli.             XF 501 MIDDLE EASTERN DANCE The                    UFTWF Retiree Programs. Three sessions:              GRAND JURY Learn about the legal
XF 407 DOO WOP: THE EAST COAST                       ancient art of belly dancing. Enjoy Arabic,        Sept. 21; Oct. 5, 26. 10-12. L. Richards.            process from the time an individual is ar-
Take a musical tour of the East Coast and lis-       North African and Turkish movements while                                                               rested for a felony; through the presentation
ten to the sounds of groups like the Five
Satins, the Shirelles, Danny and the Juniors,
                                                     listening to beautiful music and learning to
                                                     play its rhythms on the zills (finger cymbals).
                                                                                                                       SEMINARS                              of evidence to a Grand Jury and the resulting
                                                                                                                                                             indictment and arraignment. Friday, Nov. 2.
the Dell Vikings, the Sky-liners, the Five Keys      All levels welcome. 9:45-11:45. A. Beeman.         Unless otherwise noted, all seminars have a          12:30-3. L. Hartstein.
and more. No class Nov. 8. 12-2:30. H. Bloch.        XF 502 RECYCLED POTATO CHIP                        $2 non-refundable registration fee.



                                                                                         BROOKLYN
                                                     KF 202 SKETCHING AND DRAWING El-                                                                        with basic knowledge of Italian grammar and
                 MONDAY                              ements of design using pencil, charcoal and                      WEDNESDAY                              conversation. Textbook is required. Advanced
                                                     ink. Bring 11” x 14” Strathmore drawing pad,                                                            conversation and composition. 1-3. J. Worth.
KF 101 INTERMEDIATE LINE DANCE                                                                          KF 301 SHAKESPEARE Read, analyze and
                                                     HB pencil and kneaded eraser to first class.
Enjoy the fun of dancing and exercise. Clas-                                                            discuss "Richard II." 10-12. J. Trachten.
sic line dances included. All levels welcome.
                                                     10-12:30. E. Comins.
                                                                                                        KF 302 BELLYDANCE AND BOLLY-                                        THURSDAY
                                                     KF 203 INTERMEDIATE BRIDGE Basic
10-12. E. Scheff.                                                                                       WOOD Enjoy sampling dance movements                  KF 401 EXERCISE FOR FITNESS Exer-
                                                     training to improve playing skills. 10-12:30.
KF 102 STRETCH AND RELAX Improve                                                                        from the Mid-East and the Far East. Watch            cise for fun and fitness using chairs, mats,
                                                     D. Stern.
flexibility and balance with gentle exercise.                                                           film clips. All levels welcome. 10-12. A. Bee-       thera-bands and weights. Six sessions: Oct.
                                                     KF 204 STARS OF HOLLYWOOD'S
Learn relaxation techniques. Bring large                                                                man.                                                 18, 25; Nov. 1, 8, 15, 29. 10-12. R. Macaya.
                                                     GOLDEN AGE Examine the life of a major
towel or mat. 10-12. T. Pratt.                                                                          KF 303 BEAD WORKSHOP Make beauti-                    KF 402 INTERMEDIATE BRIDGE In-
                                                     star and screen one of his/her films. Stars in-
KF 103 BEGINNERS BRIDGE Learn to                                                                        ful jewelry using beads and needles. Materi-         crease your knowledge through set hands and
                                                     clude: Elizabeth Taylor, Henry Fonda, Charlie
play this popular game. Review basic rules                                                              als needed for first session: many colors of #8      supervised play. Review and learn new con-
                                                     Chaplin, Ingrid Bergman and Burt Lancaster.
and skills. No class Nov. 5. 10-12:30. I. Bar-                                                          & #11 seed beads. 10-12:30. T. Gesuele.              ventions. 10-12:30. B. Goldman.
                                                     Films announced ahead of time. 10-1. R.
net.                                                                                                    KF 304 RUSSIAN: BEGINNERS/AD-                        KF 403 PAINTING WITH PAULA Explore
                                                     Romer.
KF 104 OPERA "THE KING OF BEL                                                                           VANCED Have fun learning to speak and                the flexibility and possibilities of painting
                                                     KF 205 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH Some
CANTO" The operas of Gioacchino Rossini.                                                                read in Russian. After mastering the basics,         with acrylics. All levels welcome. 10-12:30.
                                                     knowledge of French required. Textbook:
10-1. N. Spilotro.                                                                                      improve your skill and enjoyment of the              P. Hazlewood.
                                                     French Made Simple. Build skills in speaking
KF 105 STAINED GLASS Work on projects                                                                   songs and culture. 10-12:30. L. Dusen.               KF 404 FRENCH: ADVANCED Improve
                                                     and understanding French. 10:30-12:30. G.
using a glass cutter, soldering iron and glass                                                          KF 305 ITALIAN: ADVANCED BEGIN-                      your ability to speak and understand French
                                                     Metivier.
grinder. $40 includes registration and materi-                                                          NERS For those with basic knowledge of               while having fun. It’s ”La Vie Parisienne” in
                                                     KF 206 ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE
als. 10-1. M. Marcus.                                                                                   Italian grammar and conversation. Textbook           a setting with grammar review, literature,
                                                     BRIDGE Learn methods of bidding, addi-
KF 106 MAH JONGG Learn to play this in-                                                                 required. Advanced conversation and compo-           films, food, wine and lots to talk about in
                                                     tional bridge conventions and play of hand.
ternational game with tiles. All levels wel-                                                            sition. 10-12:30. J. Worth.                          French. 10:30-12:30. G. Metivier.
                                                     12:30-3. D. Stern.
come. 12:30-3. E. Scheff.                                                                               KF 306 CLASSIC MYSTERY AND SUS-                      KF 405 JAZZERCISE Stretching and danc-
                                                     KF 207 INTRODUCTION TO SEED
KF 107 INTERMEDIATE BEADING Ma-                                                                         PENSE FILMS Screen and discuss classic               ing to Jazz, Rhythm and Blues, Salsa, Cha
                                                     BEADING: BEGINNERS Learn the basic
terials list distributed at first class. Not a be-                                                      mysteries including: Death on the Nile, The          Cha, Swing, Mambo and Meringue. 12-2:30.
                                                     techniques of making seed bead jewelry.
ginners class. 12:30-3. C. Horn.                                                                        Untouchables, Heat, Donnie Brasco, Wit-              K. Sanson.
                                                     12:30-3. S. Walton.
KF 108 THE PLEASURE OF POETRY                                                                           ness, White Heat and more. Films announced           KF 406 DUPLICATE AND ADVANCED
                                                     KF 208 WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP
Discuss and read aloud poems that explore                                                               in advance. 12-3. R. Romer.                          BRIDGE Experience the excitement of
                                                     Various techniques of watercolor explored.
love, aging, friendship and the human condi-                                                            KF 307 JEWELRY: ADVANCED BEGIN-                      bridge while improving your skills. 12:30-3.
                                                     Supplies needed: 9” x 12” watercolor pad
tion. 1-3. J. Seto.                                                                                     NERS TO INTERMEDIATE Create hand-                    B. Goldman.
                                                     (cold-pressed), set of watercolor transparent
KF 109 YIDDISH Read, write and converse                                                                 made jewelry using the art of seed beading.          KF 407 JAZZ JOURNEY WITH GRACE
                                                     paints, #6 round brush and #12 flat brush. 1-
in Yiddish. Learn about Jewish culture, holi-                                                           Must know basics of seed beading tech-               From New Orleans to New York and all the
                                                     3. E. Comins.
days, writers and composers. All levels wel-                                                            niques. Materials list distributed at first class.   places in between. Take a virtual tour
                                                     KF 209 SERIOUS READING Read, ana-
come. 1-3. R. Kalifowicz.                                                                               12:30-3. S. Walton.                                  through the world of Jazz and its fascinating
                                                     lyze and discuss part two of "Les Miserables"
KF 110 LATIN AEROBICS Improve circu-                                                                    KF 308 CANASTA Learn the basics and                  history: the music, the players, the styles, the
                                                     and other short stories and poetry 1-3. J. Tra-
lation and develop stamina while working out                                                            some table rules of this popular game. Seven         stories. Journey is enhanced by guest lectur-
                                                     chten.
to great music. 1-3. B. Sayegh.                                                                         sessions: Sept. 12, 19; Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31.      ers from the Jazz community. 1-3. G. Mete-
                                                     KF 210 P.A.C.E. Low impact exercise pro-
                                                                                                        12:30-3. P. Pincus.                                  vier.
                                                     gram for people with arthritis. Gentle activi-
                 TUESDAY                             ties help increase joint flexibility, range of
                                                                                                        KF 309 CREATIVE WRITING Learn spe-                   KF 408 LINE DANCE: BEGINNERS/AD-
                                                                                                        cific techniques and receive support in              VANCED Enjoy the pleasure and exercise of
KF 201 QUILTING Create beautiful works               motion and muscle strength. Teacher is a li-
                                                                                                        preparing and polishing your creative materi-        dance. 1-3. N. Cangiano.
of art sewing quilts, decorative accessories         censed instructor from the Arthritis Founda-
                                                                                                        als such as memoirs, fiction and essays.             KF 409 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH Com-
and pillows. $10 includes registration and           tion. 1-3. R. Macaya.
                                                                                                        12:30-3. M. Eller.                                   munication and comprehension are the objec-
materials. 10-12:30. J. Putterman.                                                                      KF 310 ADVANCED ITALIAN For those
                                                                                                                                                                                          FALL 2012 / 7
tive. Practice conversation through contempo-     color theory. Techniques of creating with pas-   ERA Bands of the 30's and 40's. Learn the          Worth.
rary experience and readings. Some back-          tels explored. Bring drawing pad, charcoal       history; listen to classic performances from       KF 811 ITALIAN CINEMA: PINOCCHIO
ground in Spanish is beneficial. 1-3. E.          pencil, kneaded eraser and paint supplies. Ma-   greats like Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman and        View and discuss Roberto Benigni's film,
Drayton.                                          terials list given in class. 10-1. J. Lippman.   more. Friday, Sept. 14. 10-12:30. D. Isoldi.       Pinocchio in Italian with English subtitles.
                                                  KF 506 DOLLS Sew beautiful dolls using a         KF 806 "THE RESORTS" OF OLD                        Friday, Oct. 19. 1-3. J. Worth.
                  FRIDAY                          variety of embellishments: beads, lace and       BROOKLYN Discuss the Brooklyn resorts              KF 812 MOVIE GREATS: JOHN WAYNE
                                                  paint which are decorative, comforting and       including Brighton Beach, Manhattan Beach,         AN ENDURING American icon famous for
KF 501 ADVANCED QUILTING For those                fun to assemble. $15 includes registration and   Sheepshead Bay, and Coney Island during the        his masculinity and unusual walk was a top
who completed a beginners project and have        materials. 12-3. J. Putterman.                   19th & 20th centuries. Slide presentation.         box office draw for 30 years. View one his
ability to work independently on individual       KF 507 KNITTING Beginners learn the ba-          Friday, Sept. 14. 1-3. R. Schweiger, Brooklyn      many, many films. Wednesday, Nov. 7.
projects. $10 includes registration and materi-   sics. Intermediate/Advanced select a project     Borough Historian.                                 12:30-3. L. Grant.
als. 10-12. J. Putterman.                         and receive assistance in new techniques.        KF 807 VOCALISTS OF THE BIG BAND                   KF 813 MOVIE GREATS: JOAN CRAW-
KF 502 ISRAELI FOLK DANCING All                   Materials needed for first class: size 7 nee-    ERA Learn the history and listen to perform-       FORD She started as a dancer, and then went
levels welcome to learn this form of folk         dles, worsted weight yarn and patterns. 1-3.     ances by Helen O'Connell, Kay Starr, Dick          to Broadway and on to Hollywood. Her best
dance. Wear sneakers or flat soled shoes.         S. Staton.                                       Haymes, Frank Sinatra and more. Friday,            roles were hard working women who
Four sessions: Sept. 28; Oct. 5, 12, 19. 10-12.   KF 508 INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED                     Sept. 21. 10-12:30. D. Isoldi.                     searched for financial success and romance.
A. Bloom.                                         TAI CHI Advanced knowledge of basic              KF 808 NYSUT MEMBER BENEFITS                       Follow her career and view one of her films.
KF 503 INTRODUCTION TO COM-                       moves is required. Improve and perfect your      Find out what member benefits has to offer         Wednesday, Nov. 14. 12:30-3. L. Grant.
PUTER TECHNOLOGY Basic introduc-                  movements. 1-3. J. He.                           including Catastrophic Insurance, financial        KF 814 MATISSE: IMPRESSIONIST Dis-
tion to computer skills using an Apple            KF 509 SCULPTURE AND COLLAGE                     programs and various discount plans. Friday,       cuss the life and paintings of Matisse fol-
computer. No internet/email access available.     Work with varied media: paint, paper mache,      Sept. 21. 1-3. No Fee. V. Stokes, NYSUT.           lowed by a lecture and slide presentation.
$25 includes registration and materials.10-       plaster, wood and more to complete a project.    KF 809 ACTIVITIES TO STIMULATE                     Monday, Nov. 19. 12:30-3. S. Gansl.
12:30. C. Rosen.                                  No experience necessary1-3. I.J. Haber.          YOUR BRAIN Keep your brain young by                KF 815 THE ART OF CUT-OUTS Lecture
KF 504 BEGINNERS TAI CHI Introduc-                                                                 learning memory games and various other            and hands-on workshop. Monday, Nov. 26.
tion to basic principles and movement. 10-
12:30. J. He.
                                                                SEMINARS                           mind sharpeners. Friday, Oct. 5. 1-3. S. Louer.    12:30-3. S. Gansl.
                                                                                                   KF 810 ITALIAN CINEMA: LIFE IS                     KF 816 WEST COAST ONE HIT WON-
KF 505 ACRYLIC PAINTING AND PAS-                  Unless otherwise noted, all seminars have a      BEAUTIFUL View and discuss Roberto Be-             DERS Explore the latest in the Doo Wop se-
TELS Introduction to basics of painting that      $2 non-refundable registration fee.              nigni's film, Life is Beautiful in Italian with    ries. Travel to the West Coast. Wednesday,
emphasizes drawing, composition, value and        KF 805 BIG BANDS OF THE SWING                    English subtitles. Friday, Oct. 12. 1-3. J.        Nov. 28. 12:30-3. H. Bloch.



                                                                                  MANHATTAN
                                                  average or better player. No instruction. 10-    Relive the music of the 50's and 60's. Discuss     2:45. A. DeGennaro.
                MONDAY                            12:30. R. Cantara.                               and view rare performances of the groups
MF 101 SHORT STORY INTO FILM
                                                  MF 110 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH Em-                  now and then. Learn Doo Wop harmony,                           WEDNESDAY
                                                  phasis on active oral participation, reading     sing-a-long, listen and analyze recordings.
Many short stories have been adapted into                                                                                                             MF 301 HEBREW: ADVANCED BEGIN-
                                                  and writing. 12:30-2:30. C. Towbin.              10-12. D. Isoldi.
films. Read a short story for each class and                                                                                                          NERS Focus on conversational modern (Is-
                                                  MS 111 RUBBER STAMPING AND                       MF 206 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH
then view the screen adaption the following                                                                                                           raeli) Hebrew supplemented with reading,
                                                  PAPER CRAFTS Basic techniques to create          Hands on participation featuring review of
week. Discuss the merits of both the literary                                                                                                         comprehension and written expression. Pre-
                                                  handmade items: greeting cards, stationery,      first year's work. Listening, speaking and
story and the movie after each film. 9:45-                                                                                                            requisite: must be able to read and write He-
                                                  scrapbook paper, one-of-a-kind gifts. A dif-     writing. Pre-requisite: one year elementary
12:15. W. Wyss.                                                                                                                                       brew letters (both print and cursive).
                                                  ferent project each week. 12:30-2:30. C.         French or equivalent. 10-12. M. Louis.
MF 102 GREAT FILMS AND STARS OF                                                                                                                       9:45-11:15. E. Katz.
                                                  Nguyen.                                          MF 207 CHORUS Learn simple elements of
THE GOLDEN AGE Each week focuses on                                                                                                                   MF 302 CIVIL WAR One of the great turn-
                                                  MF 112 BEGINNING FRENCH: BEGIN-                  music while enjoying the joy of singing. 10-
the life and film of a golden age star: Bette                                                                                                         ing points in American history. What created
                                                  NERS AND ADVANCED BEGINNERS                      12. T. Morino.
Davis, Elizabeth Taylor, Henry Fonda, Mar-                                                                                                            two different societies within one nation?
                                                  Some knowledge of French required. 12:45-        MF 208 ITALIAN: INTERMEDIATE Ital-
lon Brando, Cary Grant and more. 9:45-                                                                                                                Many unforgettable characters fought in this
                                                  2:45. M. Louis.                                  ian I pre-requisite. Some knowledge in con-
12:45. R. Romer.                                                                                                                                      conflict: Grant, Lee, Sherman and Sheridan.
                                                  MF 113 YIDDISH LANGUAGE AND                      versation and reading skills necessary.
MF 103 THE ART OF MAGIC Learn pro-                                                                                                                    Learn what occurred from the ante-bellum
                                                  CULTURE Conversation, reading, stories,          11:30-1:15. A. DeGennaro.
fessional magic tricks in a beginners course                                                                                                          period to Appomattox. Six sessions: Oct. 3,
                                                  poems and songs. Some knowledge of Yid-          MF 209 GOLDEN VOICES Study of
emphasizing cards, coins and slight-of-hand.                                                                                                          10, 17, 24, 31; Nov. 7. 9:45-11:45. E.A. Liv-
                                                  dish required. 12:45-2:45. M. Leberstein.        artistry and lives of great opera stars: Tucker,
Three sessions: Sept. 10, 24; Oct. 1. 10-12. S.                                                                                                       ingston.
                                                  MF 114 STRETCH AND RELAX Improve                 Price, Correlli, Albanese. Seven sessions:
Gertzman.                                                                                                                                             MF 303 RECORDER: BEGINNERS Learn
                                                  flexibility and balance with gentle exercise.    Sept. 11, 25; Oct. 2, 16, 30; Nov. 13, 27.
MF 104 THE PRESIDENCY Discuss the                                                                                                                     to play and enjoy. 9:45-11:45. R. Zeitlin.
                                                  Learn relaxation techniques. 12:45-2:45. T.      12:30-2:30. B. Haspel.
constitutional role of the president and as a                                                                                                         MF 304 STAINED GLASS Work on proj-
                                                  Pratt.                                           MF 210 SPANISH: ADVANCED BEGIN-
domestic and foreign policy leader. Examine                                                                                                           ects using glass cutter, soldering iron and
                                                  MF 115 BRIDGE: INTERMEDIATE In-                  NERS Emphasis on conversation and com-
historical examples, constitutional amend-                                                                                                            glass grinder. 9:45-12:45. V. Caruso.
                                                  struction and free play. 12:45-2:45. R. Can-     prehension. Spanish I pre-requisite.
ments and current events as they affect the                                                                                                           MF 305 COMEDY APPRECIATION Ex-
                                                  tara.                                            12:30-2:30. C. Towbin.
presidency. Copies of the Constitution are                                                                                                            plore the art and craft of stand-up comedy
                                                  MF 116 MAH JONGG All levels welcome.             MF 211 BRIDGE INSTRUCTION: BE-
provided. Three sessions: Oct. 15, 22, 29. 10-                                                                                                        and how the comic perspective can decrease
                                                  Particular attention given to beginners.         GINNERS Instruction and free play. 12:45-
12. S. Addleston.                                                                                                                                     pain and increase happiness. Guest comedi-
                                                  Please bring a current National Mah Jongg        2:45. C. Rubin.
MF 105 ITALIAN RENAISSANCE Survey                                                                                                                     ans and classic videos. 10-12. P. Herzich.
                                                  League card to class. 12:45-2:45. H. Roth-       MF 212 MAH JONGG All levels welcome.
art of the 15th and 16th centuries in Florence,                                                                                                       MF 306 TAI CHI: Introduction to basic
                                                  man.                                             Particular attention given to beginners.
Rome and Venice. Seven sessions: Sept. 10,                                                                                                            principles and movements of this ancient
                                                  MF 951 DINE AROUND Enjoy cuisine for             Please bring a current national Mah Jongg
24; Oct. 1, 15, 22, 29; Nov. 5. 10-12. D.                                                                                                             Chinese exercise. 10-12. J. He.
                                                  lunch at different restaurants on a Monday or    League card to class. 12:45-2:45. H. Roth-
Becker.                                                                                                                                               MF 307 BRIDGE: ADVANCED BEGIN-
                                                  Friday. List of restaurants will be mailed to    man.
MF 106 CALLIGRAPHY Copperplate cal-                                                                                                                   NERS AND INTERMEDIATE Learn how
                                                  you. R. Victor.                                  MF 213 BEADING: BEGINNERS Learn
ligraphy with a pointed pen: review basics,                                                                                                           experts approach the game. Participate in su-
                                                                                                   basic skills of bead weaving to make finished
plus variations, flourishes, greeting cards and
envelope design. Beginners welcome. Mate-                         TUESDAY                          jewelry. Must be able to thread a fine needle.     pervised play. Written material covers de-
                                                                                                                                                      clarer play and conventions. 10-12:30. D.
                                                                                                   Materials needed: scissors, pen/pencil,
rials needed: paper, Higgins Eternal Ink,         MF 201 ITALIAN: BEGINNERS Gram-                                                                     Stern.
                                                                                                   smooth cloth to bead on, two colors of each -
ruler, Hunt 101 nib and oblique penholder.        mar, easy conversation and simple reading.                                                          MF 308 HEBREW:
                                                                                                   #8 and #11 seed beads, #10 beading needles,
10-12. C. Nguyen.                                 9:45-11:30. A. DeGennaro.                                                                           INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED Knowl-
                                                                                                   Nymo D thread or fireline (6 to 8 lbs.). List
MF 107 GENEALOGY: ANCESTORS                       MF 202 SHORT STORIES Discussion of                                                                  edge of Hebrew grammar, vast experience in
                                                                                                   will be supplied for projects. Some materials
AND DESCENDANTS Research your fam-                style and its significance in selected short                                                        conversational Hebrew and a wide-ranged
                                                                                                   may be available for purchase in class.
ily history by using the Internet, Census and     stories. Nine sessions. No class: Nov. 13. 10-                                                      vocabulary is required. 11:15-1:15. E. Katz
                                                                                                   12:45-2:45. H. Weinberg.
other resources to create a family tree or        12. A. Zuckerberg.                                                                                  MF 309 RECORDER: INTERMEDIATE
                                                                                                   MF 214 MIDDLE EASTERN DANCING
book. Three sessions: Nov. 5, 19, 26. Field       MF 203 FLAMENCO DANCE: OLE Sim-                                                                     Improve your technique and understanding.
                                                                                                   Ancient art of belly dancing. Enjoy Arabic,
trip to National Archives: Tuesday, Nov. 20.      plified for fun and health. Castanets and                                                           11:45-1:15. R. Zeitlin.
                                                                                                   North African and Turkish movements while
10-12. L. Hoenig.                                 scarves are supplied. Videos and lectures to                                                        MF 310 HISTORY AND THE CINEMA:
                                                                                                   listening to beautiful music and learning to
MF 108 DANCERCISE Dance and exercise              enrich your knowledge. 10-12. D. Bardach.                                                           HISTORIC WOMEN Films are: Elizabeth
                                                                                                   play the zills (finger cymbals). All levels
for fitness and fun. Learn Country Western,       MF 204 BRIDGE INSTRUCTION: AD-                                                                      R; Mary, Queen of Scots; Lady Jane;
                                                                                                   welcome. 12:45-2:45. A. Beeman.
Folk, Line and Broadway Style. 10-12. M.          VANCED/BEGINNERS Instruction and                                                                    Eleanor and Franklin. 10 sessions. 11:45-
                                                                                                   MF 215 ITALIAN: ADVANCED Intermedi-
Karmen.                                           free play. 10-12:30. C. Rubin.                                                                      2:45. L. Carrubba.
                                                                                                   ate Italian pre-requisite. Some knowledge in
MF 109 DUPLICATE BRIDGE Must be                   MF 205 THE DOO WOP EXPERIENCE                                                                       MF 311 BOGGLE AND BIG BOGGLE A
                                                                                                   conversation and reading is helpful. 1:15-
8 / SI BEAGLE LEARNING CENTERS PROGRAM
faster paced, timed word game with up to          MF 405 ITALIAN CINEMA View some of                  MF 414 POP-UP DESIGNS AND                         MF 506 BEAD WEAVING: ADVANCED
three people playing together. Learn new          Italy's best films in Italian with English subti-   ORIGAMI Learn to make cards and/or                BEGINNERS AND INTERMEDIATE
and improved strategies and enjoy weekly          tles. Each session is dedicated to a particular     books that pop up when opened. Basic sym-         Learn basic skills of stringing and bead work
round robin games. Bring your own set, if         film, the actors and background. Discussion         bols and shapes of origami will be taught.        to make bracelets and necklaces. Materials
available. 12:45-2:45. A. Bloom.                  to follow. Conducted in English. 10-12. J.          Projects include origami decorations, flowers     needed: scissors, pen/pencil, smooth cloth to
MF 312 QI QONG (TAI CHI) DEEP                     Worth.                                              and containers. Materials fee of $10 col-         bead on, two colors of either 11/0 or 8/0 seed
BREATHING EXERCISES First hour                    MF 406 GREAT IDEAS OF WESTERN                       lected in class. 12:45-2:45. K. Wellington.       beads, #10 beading needles, Nymo D thread
standing up; second hour sitting on chairs.       CIVILIZATION Complete the reading of                MF 415 ACTING Use theater exercises,              or fireline (6 to 8 lbs.). List supplied for spe-
12:45-2:45. J. He.                                Sarah Bakewell's "How to Live" and discuss          monologues and scene work to further your         cial projects. Materials fee collected in class.
MF 313 STRETCH AND RELAX Improve                  in the first few sessions. The next book is         skills in a low risk environment. 12:45-2:45.     10-12:30. E. Esses.
flexibility and balance with gentle exercise.     "The Swerve: How the World Became Mod-              E. Rosen.                                         MF 507 FRENCH CINEMA Journey
Learn relaxation techniques. 12:45-2:45. T.       ern" by Stephen Greenblatt. 10-12. I. Green-        MF 416 JOY OF CHESS Learn to play this            through France with French train films with
Pratt.                                            field.                                              grand game. For beginners, intermediates          English subtitles. Eight sessions. Begins
MF 314 PLAIN AND FANCY KNITTING:                  MF 407 COMPUTERS: BEGINNERS No                      and advanced beginners. Bring chess sets to       Oct. 5. 12:15-2:45. D. Arkell.
BEGINNERS AND INTERMEDIATE                        prior knowledge necessary. Word processing          class. No class: Sept. 20 and Oct. 4. 12:45-      MF 508 IMPROVISATIONAL THEATER
Basic instruction of casting on, various          (MS Word) and introduction to the Internet.         2:45. J. Turbin.                                  Create characters, scenes and even full plays
stitches, reading a pattern, garment shaping.     Access to computer advised for practice.            MF 851 THEATER EXPERIENCE Attend                  using your imagination and working together.
Learn to make cables, honeycomb, flowers          Meets at 52 Broadway, 19th Floor. $25 in-           plays, concerts and operas at discount. Bring     12:45-2:45. M. Polsky.
and more. Bring your own yarn, needles and        cludes registration and materials. No class         several checks to each session. Checks are        MF 509 WATERCOLOR PAINTING De-
project. 12:45-2:45. E. Vazquez.                  Sept. 20. 10-12. L. Malchick.                       payable to UFTWF Retiree Programs. Tick-          velop your artistic ability. Bring watercolor
MF 315 HEBREW: BEGINNERS For                      MF 408 LATIN DANCE Learn the Cha                    ets distributed at each class. Three sessions:    set and pad to first class. 12:45-2:45. S. Ng.
those with minimal or no knowledge of the         Cha, Mambo, and Meringue at your own                Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 15. 10:15-12:15. J.
Hebrew language. Learn to read, write and         pace. Improve stamina and balance while             DeNave.                                                          SEMINARS
converse in Hebrew. 1:15-2:45. E. Katz.           having fun. 10-12. B. Sayegh.
MF 316 RECORDER: ADVANCED Im-                     MF 409 QUILTING Create beautiful works                               FRIDAY                           Unless otherwise noted, all seminars have a
                                                                                                                                                        $2 non-refundable registration fee.
prove your technique and play in an ensem-        of art. Sew quilts, pillows and decorative ac-
ble. 1:15-2:45. R. Zeitlin.                       cessories. $10 includes registration and mate-      MF 501 ZUMBA GOLD Slow paced class                MF 805 STRATEGIES TO PROTECT
                                                  rials. 12:15-2:45. J. Putterman.                    with easy steps to follow for the active adult    YOURSELF AS A CONSUMER Focus on
               THURSDAY                           MF 410 BEAD WEAVING: INTERMEDI-                     using a variety of music - Salsa, Cumbia,
                                                                                                      Cha-Cha, Mambo, Meringue, Twist, Jazz and
                                                                                                                                                        ways to protect yourself as a consumer, how
                                                                                                                                                        to avoid identity theft and how to become an
                                                  ATE TO ADVANCED Projects are as sim-
MF 401 NATIVE AMERICAN TRADI-                     ple or complex as you like. Bring to class:         Flamenco. Incorporates warm-ups and dance         informed shopper. Acquaint yourself with
TIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE                    favorite color seed beads (size 11/0 and 8/0),      combined with fitness movements. The his-         many services available such as the Citywide
WORLD Journey through the many cultures           #10 beading needles, fireline (6 lb.) and cloth     tory of dance is discussed and stretch exer-      Financial Empowerment Centers. Wednes-
of native people in America. 9:45-11:45. F.       to bead on. Materials fee collected in class.       cises are done on mats. 10-12. B. Sayegh.         day, Sept. 19. 10-12. F. Riley, Senior Com-
Menusan.                                          No beginners. You may register for either           MF 502 VOCAL TECHNIQUE WORK-                      munity Relations Coordinator, NYC
MF 402 BEAD WEAVING: INTERMEDI-                   MF 402 or MF 410, but not both. 12:15-              SHOP Use your natural instrument as a             Department of Consumer Affairs.
ATE TO ADVANCED Projects are as sim-              2:45. J. Schatz.                                    means of interpretation and communication.        MF 806 DOO WOP: WEST COAST ONE
ple or complex as you like. Bring to class:       MF 411 COLORED PENCILS, WATER-                      Materials fee collected in class. Five ses-       HIT WONDERS Listen to and learn about
favorite color seed beads (size 11/0 and 8/0),    COLOR AND COMPOSITION Putting it                    sions: Sept. 14, 28; Oct. 5, 19; Nov. 16. 10-     the doo wop groups from California that had
#10 beading needles, fireline (6 lb.) and cloth   all together. Bring a #2 pencil, eraser, sharp-     12. B. Haspel.                                    only one hit in their careers. Wednesday,
to bead on. Materials fee collected in class.     ener and paper to first class. 12:15-2:45. J.       MF 503 CHINESE BRUSHWORK:                         Oct. 3. 12:15-2:45. H. Bloch.
You may register for either MF 402 or             Comins.                                             PAINTING AND CALLIGRAPHY Learn                    MF 807 ROCK AND ROLL REMEMBERS
MF 410, but not both. No Beginners. 9:45-         MF 412 COMPUTERS: INTERMEDI-                        the centuries old technique of brush painting     DICK CLARK Tribute to Dick Clark's life
12:15. J. Schatz.                                 ATE More word processing, introduction to           and writing. 10-12. S. Ng.                        and career with vintage video footage of 50
MF 403 ITALIAN OPERA Back to the Fu-              Internet, digital photos, spreadsheets, e-mail      MF 504 LEARN TO PLAY THE PIANO                    years of American Bandstand and its stars.
ture: From Zondonai to Rossini. 9:45-12:45.       and more. Access to computer advised for            Bring your own electronic keyboard to class.      Thursday, Oct. 18. 9:45-11:45. D. Isoldi.
N. Spilotro.                                      practice. Meets at 52 Broadway, 19th Floor.         Work on the ABC’s of piano playing. Begin-        MF 808 MARTIN LUTHER The German
MF 404 PILATES This body conditioning             $25 includes registration and materials. No         ners and intermediates welcome. 10-12. A.         Augustinian monk set off the Protestant Ref-
routine can be modified for all fitness levels    class Sept. 20. 12:30-2:30. L. Malchick.            Greenfield.                                       ormation in 1517 that turned Europe upside
to help build muscles and strength in legs,       MF 413 DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY FOR                      MF 505 PLAYWRITING Learn how to cre-              down. Learn how this reformation eventually
abdominals, arms, hips and back. It empha-        BEGINNERS Introduction to controls and              ate dramatic characters and develop a strong      led centuries later to religious freedom.
sizes breathing and use of imagery to relieve     settings. Bring your camera and instruction         plot while writing short scenes. Constructive     Wednesday, Nov. 28. 11:45-2:45. L. Car-
stress and improve coordination, balance,         booklet. Information on purchasing a camera         feedback is offered. Seasoned or first-time       rubba.
flexibility and agility. 10-12. S. Filipovich.    provided. 12:45-2:45. S. Walker.                    playwrights. 10-12. M. Polsky.



                                                                                          QUEENS
                                                  self an intellectual challenge in a social set-     ternet for banking, shopping, e-mail and so-      Lehman.
                MONDAY                            ting while learning the basics. 10:15-12:15. J.     cial communication. Must be familiar with a       QF 115 ENSEMBLE MUSIC Instrumental-
                                                  Fasman.                                             mouse, a keyboard and have access to a com-       ists: explore a variety of music combinations
QF 101 CALLIGRAPHY Master the basics
                                                  QF 106 INTERMEDIATE GUITAR Note                     puter connected to the internet. You will be      and styles in an intimate setting of duos,
including strokes, pen angles, spacing, design
                                                  reading, chord progressions and finger pick-        communicating with the instructor through e-      trios, quartets and chamber music. Must
and layout. 10:15-12:15. M. Stahl.
                                                  ing patterns. Songs from folk and popular           mail. 12:45-2:45. $25 includes registration       have basic proficiency on an instrument
QF 102 LOVE YOUR iPAD The iPad is the
                                                  genres included. Bring your own guitar,             and materials. R. Taruskin.                       (strings, woodwind, percussion or keyboard).
computing device that suits most of our re-
                                                  preferably with acoustic strings. 10:30-12:30.      QF 111 PAINTING IN WATERCOLORS:                   1-3. M. Patelson.
tiree needs: email, surfing the web, playing
                                                  M. Patelson.                                        BEGINNERS Landscapes, still-life and por-
games with friends wherever they are. Learn
to use this marvelous device so you get the
                                                  QF 107 MYSTERY STORIES What fun it                  traiture. Materials list mailed before first                       TUESDAY
                                                  is to solve "who dunits". Analyze classic and       class. 12:45-2:45. A. Jameison.
most benefit and enjoyment. Bring your iPad                                                                                                             QF 201 SPANISH: BEGINNERS Learn to
                                                  contemporary mysteries. Discuss and view            QF 112 ISRAELI FOLK DANCING: IN-
to class. Wi-Fi provided; you do not need 4G                                                                                                            communicate in Spanish for daily use. Em-
                                                  famous detective films. Reading list available      TERMEDIATE Learn traditional Israeli cir-
service. 10:15-12:15. R. Taruskin.                                                                                                                      phasis on grammatical principles to facilitate
                                                  at first class. 10:30-12:30. M. Eller.              cle and line dances. Wear sneakers or flat
QF 103 PAINTING IN WATERCOLORS:                                                                                                                         listening, speaking and reading. For those
                                                  QF 108 POLITICS AND THE CINEMA:                     soled shoes. 12:45-2:45. A. Bloom.
INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED                                                                                                                               with little or no prior knowledge of Spanish.
                                                  HISTORIC WOMEN Films include: Eliza-                QF 113 BRIDGE WORKSHOP: BEGIN-
Landscapes, still-life and portrait painting.                                                                                                           10:15-12:15. E. Martin.
                                                  beth R; Mary, Queen of Scots; Lady Jane and         NERS AND ADVANCED BEGINNERS Su-
Supply list mailed before first class. 10:15-                                                                                                           QF 202 DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY Basic
                                                  more. Discussion to follow. Eight sessions.         pervised practice for the inexperienced player.
12:15. A. Jameison.                                                                                                                                     photographic techniques to help make a better
                                                  Begins Sept. 10. 11:30-2:30. L. Carrubba.           Improve your logic, concentration and reason-
QF 104 TAI CHI, ANCIENT CHINESE                                                                                                                         photographer. Learn to crop, edit and improve
                                                  QF 109 SPANISH CONVERSATION Use                     ing skills, while increasing bidding and play-
MARTIAL ART Learn and practice yang                                                                                                                     your photographs using an iMac computer,
                                                  Spanish in everyday life through conversa-          ing knowledge. 12:45-2:45. J. Fasman.
style Tai Chi 24 form. Focus on learning to                                                                                                             iPhoto, iTunes and iDVD. The class culminates
                                                  tion. Grammar essentials reinforced. 12:45-         QF 114 FRENCH CONVERSATION: IN-
relax body and mind to manage daily stress                                                                                                              in creation of a slide show of the students' work
                                                  2:45. M. Stahl.                                     TERMEDIATES Reading, conversation and
and sharpen memory. Eight sessions: Sept.                                                                                                               burned to a DVD that can be viewed in any
                                                  QF 110 COMPUTER INTERNET Navigate                   grammar review. Improve comprehension,
10, 24; Oct. 1, 22, 29; Nov. 5, 19, 26. 10:15-                                                                                                          player or computer. Must be comfortable using
                                                  the internet with step by step instructions for     conversation skills and pronunciation. Basic
12:15. P. L. Donnelly.                                                                                                                                  a mouse and keyboard. $25 includes registra-
                                                  e-mail, important internet sites, differences in    French required. Seven sessions: Sept. 10, 24;
QF 105 BRIDGE: BEGINNERS Give your-                                                                                                                     tion and materials. 10:15-12:15. R. Taruskin.
                                                  browsers. Become comfortable using the in-          Oct. 1, 15, 22, 29; Nov. 5. 12:45-2:45. N.

                                                                                                                                                                                      FALL 2012 / 9
QF 203 ORIGAMI: JAPANESE ART OF                    publication? 10:15-12:15. M. Bart.                 QF 404 CANASTA Introduction to the ba-            pattern, if you have a project in mind. Bring a
PAPER FOLDING Projects include gift con-           QF 303 PASTEL PAINTING Become ac-                  sics. Enjoy playing and developing your           size J crochet hook to first class. 10 sessions:
tainers, flowers, butterflies, birds, other ani-   quainted with pastel as a painting medium.         skills. 10:15-12:15. A. Dryshpel.                 Sept. 14, 21, 28; Oct. 5, 12, 26; Nov. 2, 9, 16,
mals and more. Items can be used as gifts.         Drawing skills, understanding design con-          QF 405 BIRDING IN NYC Introduction to             30. 10:15-12:15. B. Gorman.
Materials discussed at first class. 10:15-         cepts and color theory are stressed. Paintings     amateur ornithology with field trips to birding   QF 506 DRAWING AND SKETCHING:
12:15. R. Malinconico.                             are developed from photos students choose.         “hot spots.” Orientation is Thursday, Sept. 13    INTERMEDIATE Use charcoal, pen, pencil
QF 204 KNITTING Beginners will learn the           Supply list mailed before first class. 10 ses-     followed by five four hour field trips. You       and ink wash. Continue perfecting your skills
basics (knit and purl). Bring yarn and knitting    sions: Sept. 12, 19; Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24; Nov. 7,   must have your own transportation. Five ses-      and explore black and white media. 10 ses-
needles to first class. Advanced knitters will     14, 21, 28. 10:15-2:15. C. Obergfell.              sions. Begins Sept. 13. 10:15-12:15. L. Plot-     sions. Begins Sept. 21. 10:15-12:15. L. D’A-
select a project, follow the patterns and in-      QF 304 YOGA Learn how to release stress            nick.                                             bate.
structions. Instructor assistance with prob-       while becoming stronger and more flexible.         QF 406 FILM FAVORITES: FAB FILMS                  QF 507 JEROME KERN REVISITED Un-
lems. 10:15-12:15. E. Weinstein.                   The adapted poses allow everyone: beginners        OF THE 50's View and discuss the actors           derstand and enjoy these operas. Four ses-
QF 205 FOLK DANCING For exercise, fun              to experienced yogis and those with                and films of the Golden Age: Asphalt Jungle,      sions: Oct. 19, 26; Nov. 2, 16. 10:15-12:15.
and sociability. 10:15-12:15. E. Bologna.          injuries/illnesses to become physically fit.       the Furies, The Bad & the Beautiful, Execu-       S. Orphanos.
QF 206 MAH JONGG Beginners will enjoy              10:15-12:15. T. Pratt.                             tive Suite and more. Six sessions: Oct. 18, 25;   QF 508 MIXED MEDIA ART Experiment
learning this ancient game involving skill and     QF 305 BRIDGE: INTERMEDIATE Re-                    Nov. 1, 8, 15, 29. 10:15-12:30. M. Eller.         with and combine various media including
luck. More experienced players will gain ex-       view, reinforce and expand bidding knowl-          QF 407 ACRYLIC PAINTING Application               watercolor and collage to make your own
pertise in fine points. Bring your own Mah         edge. Preset hands provide for application of      and technique. Emphasis on individual ex-         unique art work. Learn watercolor techniques
Jongg card and set (if you have one). 10:15-       the basics to declarer and defender card play.     pression, the study of color, composition and     and elements of design and composition. Ma-
12:15. R. Feldman.                                 10:15-12:15. J. Fasman.                            design. Be ready to paint at first class. Sup-    terials list sent before first class. 10 sessions:
QF 207 OIL PAINTING: STILL LIFE                    QF 306 MATINEE IDOLS Discuss the                   ply list mailed before first class. 10:15-2:15.   Sept. 14, 21, 28; Oct. 5, 12, 26; Nov. 2, 9, 16,
AND PORTRAITURE Beginners and ad-                  backgrounds and view some movies of classic        M. Gorsky.                                        30. 10:15-2:15. S. Herz.
vanced students welcome. First class is a still    matinee idols including Gene Kelly, Frank          QF 408 MUSICALS OF STEPHEN SOND-                  QF 509 FILMS WITH JEWISH THEMES
life demonstration. Supply list mailed before      Sinatra, Judy Garland, Bing Crosby and oth-        HEIM Listen to the music and see some pro-        View and discuss films that portray Jewish
first class. 10:15-2:15. E. Morozowski.            ers. Five sessions: Oct. 31; Nov. 7, 14, 21,       ductions of the much touted and still very        connections in America, anti-Semitism, the
QF 208 CLASSIC FILMS: PARTNERS                     28. 10:30-12:30. D. Isoldi.                        active composer and lyricist of today's Broad-    Holocaust and other Jewish themes. Films in-
Examine legendary film partnerships such as        QF 307 STAINED GLASS Beginners learn               way. 11-2. H. Levy.                               clude: Keeping Up with the Steins; The
Elizabeth Taylor & Richard Burton in Taming        the fundamentals of stained glass design,          QF 409 QUILTING Make a different quilt            Reader; Radio Days; The Life and Times of
of the Shrew; Paul Newman & Joanne Wood-           glass cutting and copper foil assembly to de-      block each week to finish into a quilt top.       Hank Greenberg and more. 12:30-2:45. M.
ward in From the Terrace; Humphrey Bogart          velop and complete unique projects. Experi-        Pick an assortment of fabric that goes well to-   Levinson.
& Lauren Bacall in The Big Sleep; Bing             enced students will receive guidance on more       gether. (More fabric may be necessary, the        QF 510 ITALIAN: ADVANCED Variety of
Crosby & Bob Hope in Adam's Rib and more.          advanced creations. Work at your own pace.         bigger you go). Basic quilting supplies nec-      activities related to daily life situations and
11-2. P. Levenson.                                 $40 includes registration and materials.           essary. Beginners welcome. $10 includes           Italian culture. Continued opportunities to
QF 209 DONIZETTI'S DAMSELS IN                      10:30-2:30. L. Carbone.                            registration and materials. 11-2. J. Isaacs.      demonstrate improvement in the language.
DISTRESS Marino Faliero, Pia De Tolomei,           QF 308 PIANO KEYBOARD: BEGIN-                      QF 410 MAH JONGG Beginners will enjoy             12:45-2:45. S. Agliata-Trojan.
Daughter of the Regiment, La Favorita and          NER AND INTERMEDIATE Note reading,                 learning this ancient game involving skill and    QF 511 HISTORY OF ROCK N' ROLL
Linda Di Chamonix. Five sessions. Begins           chord playing and a variety of music is cov-       luck. More experienced players will gain ex-      The 60's through the 80's. Seven sessions:
Sept. 11. 12:30-3:30. N. Spilotro.                 ered. Bring your own keyboard. 10:30-2:30.         pertise in fine points. Bring your Mah Jongg      Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26; Nov. 2, 9, 16. 12:45-2:45.
QF 210 SPANISH: INTERMEDIATE/AD-                   M. Patelson.                                       card and set (if you have one). 12:45-2:45. L.    G. Fleischer.
VANCED For those with prior knowledge of           QF 309 BIBLE AS LITERATURE Study                   Cohen.                                            QF 512 BALLROOM LATIN DANCING:
Spanish to enhance communication skills for        the history of the Bible as Literature. Six ses-   QF 411 SINGER’S SINGERS Nearly for-               INTERMEDIATE Dancers can polish their
daily use. 12:45-2:45. E. Martin.                  sions: Sept. 12, 19; Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24. 10:30-    gotten timeless popular tunesmiths and            skills, learn new patterns and dance with fi-
QF 211 DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY Basic                   12:30. H. Justin.                                  singers of standards are kept alive with plenty   nesse. Salsa, Roseland Fox Trot, Three Count
photographic techniques to help make a better      QF 310 PHOTOSHOP: BEGINNERS Con-                   of rare sought after vocal examples on audio-     Hustle, Paso Doble, Samba and American
photographer. Learn how to crop, edit and im-      trols for exposure and contrast, transferring      tape. Presentations include memorabilia,          Tango. 12:45-2:45. R. McPherson.
prove your photographs using an iMac com-          images to Photoshop for cropping and image         fully researched biography and history. Q &       QF 513 BRIDGE WORKSHOP: AD-
puter, iPhoto, iTunes and iDVD. The class          manipulation. $25 includes registration and        A. 12:45-2:45. D. Singer.                         VANCED Supervised practice for experi-
culminates in creation of a slide show of the      materials. 12:45-2:45. J. Kramer.                  QF 412 LINE DANCING: BEGINNERS A                  enced players. Discussion of modern methods
students' work burned to a DVD that you can        QF 311 THE FAMILY Origins, Marriage,               great way to exercise by learning dances in a     of bidding and play. 12:45-2:45. J. Fasman.
view in any player or computer. Must be            Divorce - The Jewish Family. Four sessions:        variety of music styles: old and new, Cha         QF 514 DRAWING AND SKETCHING:
comfortable using a mouse and keyboard.            Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24. 12:45-2:45. Y.                 Cha, Mambo, Tango, Waltz. No partners or          BEGINNERS Use charcoal, pencil, pen and
$25 includes registration and materials.           Schlesinger.                                       experience necessary. 12:45-2:45. R. Malin-       ink wash. Explore avenues of expression. 10
12:45-2:45. R. Taruskin.                           QF 312 CLASSIC COMEDY Laugh at clas-               conico.                                           sessions. Begins Sept. 21. 12:45-2:45. L.
QF 212 DUPLICATE BRIDGE Instructor                 sic TV comedy shows of the past including          QF 413 CONTEMPORARY POETRY Use                    D’Abate.
will guide you through the mechanics of the        Milton Berle, Abbott & Costello, the Honey-        creativity and imagination to write and dis-
game. 12:45-2:45. R. Cantara.                      mooners, Carol Burnett, Laurel & Hardy and         cuss poetry. 12:45-2:45. A. Spero.                               SEMINARS
QF 213 LINE DANCING: INTERMEDI-                    many more. Nine sessions: Sept. 12, 19; Oct.
                                                                                                                                                        Unless otherwise noted, all seminars have a
ATE Learn some of the classic and newest           3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Nov. 21, 28. 12:45-2:45. D.                      FRIDAY                           $2 non-refundable registration fee.
line dances done to a wide variety of music        Isoldi.
styles. Line dance experience required. 12:45-     QF 313 BRIDGE WORKSHOP: INTER-                     QF 501 PLEASURES OF READING                       QF 805 HOW TO KEEP ACCURATE
2:45. R. Malinconico.                              MEDIATE Improve your skills with super-            Read and discuss contemporary short sto-          MEDICAL RECORDS Keep accurate med-
QF 214 SOCIAL MAH JONGG Play for                   vised practice. Find answers and solve             ries from The Pen O. Henry Short Stories          ical records on health coverage and compli-
fun and enjoyment. Bring your Mah Jongg            problems as you play the game. 12:45-2:45.         2012 edited by Laura Furman. Read the             mentary roles of SHIP, Medicare, GHI and
card and set (if you have one). 12:45-2:45. R.     J. Fasman.                                         first two stories before first class. 10:15-      HMO’s. Q&A. Friday, Sept. 28. 10:15-12:15.
Feldman.                                           QF 314 SALSACIZE Exercise to Latin                 12:15. M. Levinson.                               No Fee. I. Lospenuso.
QF 215 RENAISSANCE ART IN ITALY                    rhythms to improve circulation and develop         QF 502 ITALIAN: BEGINNERS AND IN-                 QF 806 IDENTITY THEFT Learn how
Take a visual walk through 15th and 16th           stamina while working out to lively music. 1-      TERMEDIATE Emphasis on oral communi-              your identity can be stolen and how to protect
Century Florence, Rome and Venice and their        3. B. Sayegh Flores.                               cation and socialization. 10:15-12:15. S.         yourself. Friday, Sept. 28. 12:45-2:15. No
important contribution to Renaissance Art.                                                            Agliata-Trojan.                                   Fee. K. Haefelin, NYSUT.
                                                                                                      QF 503 YOGA Learn how to release stress           QF 807 WEST COAST DOO WOP One hit
Five sessions: Oct. 30; Nov. 6, 13, 20 27.                        THURSDAY                            while becoming stronger and more flexible.        wonders. Wednesday, Oct. 31. 12:30-3. H.
12:45-2:45. D. Becker.
                                                   QF 401 CANASTA Introduction to the ba-             The adapted poses allow everyone: beginners       Bloch.
                                                   sics. Enjoy playing and developing your            to experienced yogis; those with injuries and     QF 808 MATISSE: IMPRESSIONIST Dis-
             WEDNESDAY                             skills. 10:15-12:15. L. Cohen.                     illnesses to become physically fit. 10:15-        cuss the life and paintings of Matisse. Lecture
QF 301 PHOTOSHOP: INTERMEDI-                       QF 402 GREETING CARDS Create your                  12:15. T. Pratt.                                  and slide presentation. Wednesday, Nov. 7.
ATE/ADVANCED Learn the use of layers               own greeting cards for holidays, birthdays         QF 504 BRIDGE: ADVANCED Improve                   12:30-3. S. Gansl.
and blending modes, resizing images, key-          and special occasions. Materials discussed at      your skill as declarer and defender with play     QF 809 THE ART OF CUT-OUTS Lecture
board shortcuts and portrait retouching. $25       first class. Four sessions: Sept. 13, 20, 27;      of hand techniques. Score the extra trick that    and hands-on workshop. Wednesday, Nov.
includes registration and materials. 10:15-        Oct. 4. 10:15-12:15. J. Epstein.                   makes you a desired partner and a feared op-      14. 12:30-3. S. Gansl.
12:15. J. Kramer.                                  QF 403 MATURE MOVES Lively and ener-               ponent. 10:15-12:15. J. Fasman.                   QF 810 LUTHER View Joseph Fiennes por-
QF 302 CREATIVE WRITING Do you                     gizing easy-does-it aerobic and calisthenics       QF 505 CROCHETING Learn the basic                 trayal of the German Augustinian monk, Martin
have a novel in the works, a memoir, short         workout. Loose clothing and sneakers re-           stitches and make a scarf, afghan or baby         Luther (1483-1546) who upends Christianity
stories or essays you would like to share for      quired. Check fitness with your doctor.            blanket. For those who haven't crocheted in a     by igniting the Protestant Reformation. Mon-
constructive criticism, polishing and possible     10:15-12:15. G. Judelson.                          while or never held a crochet hook. Bring a       day, Nov. 26. 11:30-2:30. L. Carrubba.

10 / SI BEAGLE LEARNING CENTERS PROGRAM
                                                                                STATEN ISLAND
                                                                                                      RF 304 AMERICAN MUSICAL THE-
                MONDAY                                             TUESDAY                            ATER Broadway musicals of the 1960's.                             THURSDAY
                                                                                                      Songs and film clips include: Bye Bye Birdie;
RF 101 SEWING FOR BEGINNERS For                    RF 201 ADVANCED STAINED GLASS                                                                         RF 401 HISTORIC WOMEN IN THE
                                                                                                      Cabaret; Hair and more. Meets in annex.
those with little or no hand or machine            LAB Lab for experienced students capable of                                                           CINEMA Films include: Elizabeth R; Mary,
                                                                                                      Seven sessions: Sept. 12, 19; Oct. 3, 10, 17,
sewing experience. Purchase supplies for           creating more complex projects. Purchase                                                              Queen of Scots; Lady Jane; Eleanor and
                                                                                                      24, 31. 10:15-12:15. F. McKinnon.
project with instructor's guidance. Meets in       your own supplies. 9:30-12:30. D. Cardoza.                                                            Franklin. Meets in annex. 10 sessions. Be-
                                                                                                      RF 305 CROCHETING Beginners will
annex. 10-12:30. P. Bartels.                       RF 202 INTERMEDIATE SEWING For                                                                        gins Sept. 13. 9:30-12:30. L. Carrubba.
                                                                                                      learn the basics to complete a project of their
RF 102 COMPUTERS FOR BEGINNERS                     those who have experience using a sewing                                                              RF 402 BRIDGE FOR BEGINNERS Exer-
                                                                                                      choice. Beginners should purchase an inex-
For those who have NEVER used a computer.          machine, patterns, etc. Bring your own proj-                                                          cise your mind by learning the most fascinat-
                                                                                                      pensive, light colored yarn and crochet hook
Learn the fundamentals of creating, saving         ect or select one with guidance from instruc-                                                         ing card game ever invented. 10-12. D. Stern.
                                                                                                      (size on label). Those with experience will re-
and printing documents using an Apple com-         tor. Purchase your own supplies. Meets in                                                             RF 403 CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING
                                                                                                      ceive instruction to further their skills. All
puter. No internet/email. $25 includes regis-      annex. 9:30-12. A. Garcia.                                                                            AND CALLIGRAPHY No drawing or
                                                                                                      levels welcome. 10:15-12:15. L. Davis.
tration and materials. Seven sessions: Sept.       RF 203 ADVANCED WATERCOLORS:                                                                          painting experience needed. Have fun using
                                                                                                      RF 306 BASIC BALLROOM: BEGIN-
10, 24; Oct. 1, 15, 22, 29; Nov. 19. 10:15-        PAINTING LANDSCAPES/SEASCAPES                                                                         basic brush stroke while learning the history
                                                                                                      NERS …and those who want to brush up too.
12:15. A. Zuckerberg.                              Emphasis on developing your own style while                                                           and culture of China reflected through this
                                                                                                      Waltz, Tango, Fox Trot, Cha Cha, Mambo
RF 103 ITALIAN: INTERMEDIATE Ital-                 learning basic and new techniques. Purchase                                                           medium. Meets in annex. 10:15-12:15. P.
                                                                                                      and Swing. No partner necessary. 10:15-
ian for everyday use including travel, restau-     your own materials. Supply list available                                                             Whitehouse.
                                                                                                      12:15. F. Veldeman.
rants, etc. 10:15-12:15. R. Caputo.                prior to first class. Meets in annex. 10:15-                                                          RF 404 EXPERIMENTING WITH
                                                                                                      RF 307 WOMEN’S LITERATURE Discuss
RF 104 JEWELRY AND BEADING DE-                     12:15. F. Romano.                                                                                     ACRYLIC PAINTING: BEGINNERS
                                                                                                      short stories about women and their loves,
SIGN: BEGINNERS AND INTERMEDI-                     RF 204 GREAT BOOKS: CLASSICS AND                                                                      Bring out your creative side by learning to
                                                                                                      successes and disappointments in all stages of
ATE For beginners or those with limited            POPULAR LITERATURE Group consen-                                                                      paint. 10:15-12:15. A. Nelson.
                                                                                                      their lives. All new stories. Nine sessions.
experience using the tools necessary to create     sus will determine selections. 10:15-12:15. A.                                                        RF 405 S.I. CHORALEERS Share the joy
                                                                                                      Begins Sept. 12. No class Nov. 7, 14. 10:15-
jewelry with beads. Purchase materials with        Devlin.                                                                                               of group singing and learn the basics of music
                                                                                                      12:15. A. Zuckerberg.
instructor's guidance. Meets in annex. 10:15-      RF 205 FITNESS FOR BEGINNERS Gen-                                                                     in the process. Course culminates with a per-
                                                                                                      RF 308 WOODWORKING Make toys for
12:15. G. Catanzaro.                               tle exercise includes stretching, strengthening,                                                      formance at the end term party on Dec. 4.
                                                                                                      grandkids, small furniture and decorative
RF 105 COMEDY LEGENDS Remember                     balance, flexibility and low cardio (chair op-                                                        10:15-12:15. E. Ratner.
                                                                                                      items for your home. Beginners through ex-
Jack Benny, Milton Berle, Lucille Ball and         tional). Appropriate footwear required.                                                               RF 406 TAI CHI: BEGINNERS Learn the
                                                                                                      pert. Power tools provided. Purchase your
others. View, discuss and laugh. All new ma-       10:15-12:15. E. Gissendanner.                                                                         basic principles of Tai Chi. 11-1. R.Yuen.
                                                                                                      own supplies as necessary. Meets in annex.
terial. 10:15-12:15. D. Isoldi.                    RF 206 CONVERSATIONAL ITALIAN                                                                         RF 407 BRIDGE PLAY LAB: INTERME-
                                                                                                      Six sessions: Sept. 12, 19; Oct. 3, 10, 17,
RF 106 CANASTA: BEGINNERS For                      Learn to speak and understand the beautiful                                                           DIATE AND ADVANCED Great practice
                                                                                                      24.12:30-2:30. H. Mayle.
those who have never played the game.              Italian language. 10:15-12:15. R. Caputo.                                                             and fun for bridge players. 12-3. D. Stern.
                                                                                                      RF 309 WRITING A FAMILY STORY Ex-
10:15-12:15. U. Mackler.                           RF 207 LINE DANCING: BEGINNERS                                                                        RF 408 ISRAEL: FACT THROUGH FIC-
                                                                                                      amine writing techniques and literary styles to
RF 107 CANASTA: INTERMEDIATE For                   Learn the basics and enjoy this mind and                                                              TION Discuss Israeli literature as it illumi-
                                                                                                      inspire you to write the story that was meant
those who wish to gain more experience.            body stimulating activity. 10:15-12:15. L.                                                            nates issues confronting Israeli society and
                                                                                                      to be written. Sharing and constructive criti-
10:15-12:15. E. Levinson.                          Kalipetes.                                                                                            culture. Analyze short stories and poetry as
                                                                                                      cism will be encouraged. Bring a photograph
RF 108 CANASTA: ADVANCED For the                   RF 208 LA DOLCE VITA: ITALIAN                                                                         they touch on conflicts between ideology and
                                                                                                      related to your subject to first class. Meets in
experienced player. 10:15-12:15. S. Siegel.        FOOD AND CULTURE A cultural and gas-                                                                  reality and Eastern and Western cultures. All
                                                                                                      annex. Seven sessions: Sept. 12, 19; Oct. 3,
RF 109 COMPUTERS: ADVANCED BE-                     tronomic journey through Southern Italy,                                                              material translated from Hebrew. Meets in
                                                                                                      10, 17, 24, 31. 12:30-2:30. F. McKinnon.
GINNERS For those who have taken a com-            Sicily and Sardinia. 12:30-2:30. F. Corti.                                                            annex. 12:30-2:30. E. Grushkin.
                                                                                                      RF 310 KNITTING Create attractive and
puter course, but have little experience using     RF 209 LINE DANCING: INTERMEDI-                                                                       RF 409 INTRODUCTION TO WATER-
                                                                                                      useful items. Light colored yarn suggested
a computer. Learn how to create, save and          ATE AND ADVANCED Enjoy learning and                                                                   COLORS Develop your own style while
                                                                                                      for beginners. Needle sizes are listed on
print documents using Word and Excel pro-          dancing more difficult line dances. 12:30-                                                            learning basic techniques. Purchase your own
                                                                                                      packages. Purchase your own supplies. All
grams and using the Internet on an Apple           2:30. L. Kalipetes.                                                                                   supplies. 12:30-2:30. T. Ferrier.
                                                                                                      levels welcome. 12:30-2:30. A. Goldberg.
computer. No internet/email. Meets in annex.       RF 210 THE LANGUAGE OF FILM View                                                                      RF 410 BASIC DRAWING TECHNIQUES
                                                                                                      RF 311 ZUMBA GOLD AND ZUMBA
$25 includes registration and materials. Seven     and discuss classic and contemporary films:                                                           For beginners and those who want to broaden
                                                                                                      GOLD TRAINING This fitness program
sessions: Sept. 10, 24; Oct. 1, 15, 22, 29; Nov.   America; The 12 Chairs; Touch of Evil and                                                             their interests. Includes composition skills,
                                                                                                      takes the exciting Latin and International
19. 12:30-2:30. A. Zuckerberg.                     more. Meets in annex. 12:30-2:30. F. Grieco.                                                          various media and appreciation of art. Pur-
                                                                                                      dance rhythms used in the original ZUMBA
RF 110 CONVERSATIONAL GERMAN                       RF 211 BEGINNING AND INTERMEDI-                                                                       chase supplies with guidance from instructor.
                                                                                                      program and modify them so that adults of
Focus on vocabulary for traveling in Ger-          ATE QUILTING For those who have never                                                                 Supply list available prior to first class. Meet
                                                                                                      any age and fitness level can achieve success.
many, Austria and Switzerland. Discussion          quilted or are slightly more advanced. Indi-                                                          in annex. 12:30-2:30. M. Corti.
                                                                                                      Appropriate footwear required. 12:30-2:30. S.
and videos showcasing geography, history,          vidualized help given to new quilters. Sup-                                                           RF 411 CLASSIC PILATES Restorative,
                                                                                                      Paris.
current events and the interests and needs of      plies purchased with guidance from                                                                    gentle strength training to increase flexibility,
                                                                                                      RF 312 HISTORY OF THE JEWISH
participants. Meets in annex. 12:30-2:30. J.       instructor. 12:30-2:30. P. Elrich.                                                                    balance and a general feeling of well-being.
                                                                                                      PEOPLE: 20th & 21st CENTURIES Top-
Rueckert.                                          RF 212 INTRODUCTION TO WATER-                                                                         Proper breathing and relaxation techniques
                                                                                                      ics discussed include: The Arab-Jewish Con-
RF 111 ADVANCED JEWELRY DESIGN                     COLORS Develop your own style while                                                                   are essential (chair optional). Bring a towel
                                                                                                      flict, The Creation of the State of Israel, The
AND BEADING Learn how to use beads                 learning basic techniques. Purchase your own                                                          and wear comfortable clothing. No class Oct.
                                                                                                      Wars and the role of Israel in the world.
creatively through your own designs with in-       materials. Supply list available prior to first                                                       18. 12:30-2:30. S. Cohen.
                                                                                                      12:30-2:30. E. Grushkin.
structor guidance. For those with prior bead-      class. Meets in annex. 12:30-2:30. F. Ro-                                                             RF 412 TAI CHI: INTERMEDIATE Re-
                                                                                                      RF 313 ANCIENT ROMAN HISTORY IN
ing experience. Purchase your own supplies.        mano.                                                                                                 view basic principles and movements and
                                                                                                      CINEMA The Late Roman Republic as pre-
Supply list available prior to first class.        RF 213 FIT-ERCISE A variety of low im-                                                                learn additional movements. 1-3. R. Yuen.
                                                                                                      sented in classic films, educational videos and
12:30-2:30. N. Keay.                               pact aerobic exercises for cardio endurance,
                                                                                                      mini-series. Discussion will follow each film.
RF 112 TAI CHI: INTERMEDIATE For                   muscle conditioning and strengthening with
                                                                                                      12:30-2:30. L. Warner.                                               FRIDAY
those who have taken a beginners course.           weights. Flexibility and relaxation through
                                                                                                      RF 314 ELECTRICITY IN YOUR HOME                    RF 501 STAINED GLASS FOR BEGIN-
12:30-2:30. J. Calvacca.                           gentle stretching. Appropriate footwear re-
                                                                                                      Learn how to tackle simple electrical tasks in     NERS Learn to use a glass cutter, soldering
RF 113 THE DOO WOP EXPERIENCE                      quired. 12:30-2:30. J. Chow.
                                                                                                      your home. Demonstrations and hands-on             iron, and glass grinder to create projects. Pur-
Relive the music of the Doo Wop groups of
                                                                                                      student participation. Meets in annex. Three
the 50’s and 60’s. View and discuss appear-                     WEDNESDAY                             sessions: Nov. 7, 14, 28. 10:15-12:15. F.
                                                                                                                                                         chase your own materials with the guidance
                                                                                                                                                         of instructor. 9:30-12:30. D. Cardoza.
ances of these groups; learn to sing harmony
                                                   RF 301 THE STUDY OF ANCIENT                        Corti.                                             RF 502 INTO THE WEST Lakota Sioux In-
and analyze and compare different record-
                                                   ROME The Age of the Late Republic and of           RF 315 GENEALOGY: ANCESTORS                        dian history and culture. View this award
ings. New material. Eight sessions: Sept. 10,
                                                   Roman culture. All new material. 10-12. L.         AND DESCENDANTS Research your fam-                 winning 2005 mini-series about two families -
24; Oct. 1, 15, 22, 29; Nov. 5, 19. 12:30-2:30.
                                                   Warner.                                            ily history by using the Internet, Census and      one White and one American Indian who
D. Isoldi.
                                                   RF 302 FRENCH: THE LANGUAGE OF                     other resources to create a family tree or         lived on the Great Plains during the 1800's.
RF 114 MAH JONGG Come look, listen,
                                                   LOVE Learn basic French and a bit of his-          book. Three sessions: Nov. 7, 14, 28. Field        Four sessions: Sept. 21, 28; Oct. 5, 12. 10-1.
learn and have fun. For those who want to
                                                   tory - The French Revolution and how it re-        trip to the National Archives: Nov. 20. 12:30-     L. Warner.
learn the game or brush up. 12:30-2:30. N.
                                                   lates to our world today. Meets in annex.          2:30. L. Hoenig.                                   RF 503 GENTLE EXERCISES Balancing
Friedman.
                                                   10:15-12:15. L. Siegel.                            RF 951 DINE AROUND Enjoy a variety of              and harmonizing the body through relaxation
RF 115 MAH JONGG: INTERMEDIATE
                                                   RF 303 ADVANCED QUILTING Create by                 cuisines at three well known S. I. restaurants.    and movement. Meets in annex. 10:15-12:15.
Practice the basics of the game. For those
                                                   hand and machine a small project such as a         Bring three checks to orientation class on         D. Woodhouse.
who play. 12:30-2:30. S. Zachter.
                                                   throw pillow, using a traditional cathedral        Wednesday, Sept. 12. All checks are payable        RF 504 ITALIAN OPERA: BACK TO
                                                   window quilt pattern. Eight sessions. Begins       to UFTWF Retiree Programs and collected at         THE FUTURE From Zondonai to Rossini.
                                                   Sept. 12. 10:15-12:15. J. Johnson.                 that time. 12:30-2:30. R. Zuckerberg.              Meets in annex. 10:15-1:15. N. Spilotro.

                                                                                                                                                                                     FALL 2012 / 11
                                                  and historian who co-founded the Staten Is-        president: the atomic bomb, NATO and the            career of the "King of Rock n' Roll". Hear
              SEMINARS                            land Museum. Friday, Oct. 12. 10:30-12. J.         beginning of the Cold War. Friday, Nov. 2.          and discuss rare recordings. View concert
                                                  Smith.                                             10:15-12:15. R. Greenspan.                          performances. Monday, Nov. 26. 12:30-2:30.
Unless otherwise noted, all seminars have a
                                                  RF 809 THE IRISH, THE ITALIANS AND                 RF 814 MYTHS ALIVE! Expand your vo-                 D. Isoldi.
$2 non-refundable registration fee.
                                                  THE JEWS Their struggles to be accepted as         cabulary through discussion of mythological         RF 818 MARTIN LUTHER This German
RF 805 HENRY II At 18 years old, he cap-
                                                  Americans. Friday, Oct. 19. 9:30-11:30. H.         allusions in the performing and visual arts, lit-   Augustinian monk set off the Protestant Ref-
tured the throne of England along with the
                                                  Weber.                                             erature, science and everyday life. New mate-       ormation in 1517 that turned Europe upside
heart of Eleanor of Aquitaine. Friday, Sept.
                                                  RF 810 POETRY GEMS Enjoy reading and               rial. Friday, Nov. 9. 10:15-1:15. A. Devlin.        down. Learn how this reformation eventually
28. 10:15-12:15. R. Greenspan.
                                                  discussing an eclectic array of memorable          RF 815 HOW TO KEEP ACCURATE                         led centuries later to religious freedom.
RF 806 SILK STOCKINGS Cole Porter's
                                                  poems. Bring a favorite of your own. Friday,       MEDICAL RECORDS Keep accurate med-                  Thursday, Nov. 29. 9:30-12:30. L. Carrubba.
last great Broadway musical hit. Learn its
                                                  Oct. 19. 10:15-1:15. A. Devlin.                    ical records on health coverage and compli-         RF 819 THE BIOLOGY OF ANTI-AGING
history, sing its songs and view the 1957 film.
                                                  RF 811 SICILIAN HISTORY: WHY ARE                   mentary roles of SHIP, Medicare, GHI and            Fascinating new research on the aging
Friday, Oct. 5. 10-1. F. McKinnon.
                                                  THE SICILIANS CONSIDERED A                         HMO’s. Q&A. Friday, Nov. 9. 10:30-12:30.            process. Bring lunch. Friday, Nov. 30. 9:30-
RF 807 MORE BINTEL BRIEF Discuss
                                                  UNIQUE AND WONDERFUL PEOPLE?                       No Fee. I. Lospenuso.                               1:30. I. Greenspan.
advice columns from early 20th century
                                                  Learn about the people, culture and customs        RF 816 ELLIS ISLAND IN THEIR OWN                    RF 820 NYSUT MEMBER BENEFITS
through the present time from the Jewish
                                                  of Sicily. Friday, Oct. 19. 12-2. H. Weber.        WORDS Read stories and tales of immi-               Find out what member benefits has to offer
Daily Forward where troubles and travails of
                                                  RF 812 THEODORE ROOSEVELT One of                   grants from many lands (from the Ellis Island       including Catastrophic Insurance, financial
immigrants were aired. Friday, Oct. 12.
                                                  our greatest Presidents - an exuberant, wide-      archives). Recall your roots. Friday, Nov. 16.      programs and various discount plans. Friday,
10:15-12:45. S. Ehrlich.
                                                  ranging "cowboy". Friday, Oct. 26. 10:15-          10:15-12:45. S. Ehrlich.                            Nov. 30. 10:30-12:30. No Fee. V. Stokes,
RF 808 WILLIAM T. DAVIS A living his-
                                                  12:15. R. Greenspan.                               RF 817 ELVIS PRESLEY: LONG LIVE                     NYSUT.
tory performance of Staten Island's naturalist
                                                  RF 813 HARRY TRUMAN An under-rated                 THE KING Re-live and discuss the life and



                                                                                     INTERSESSION
                                                  sharp scissors. Registration fee is $22 in-        of exercise. Classes are from 12:30-2:30. In-       Sinatra in the movies. Classes are from 10-12.
                  BRONX                           cludes registration, lunch and materials. Class    structor: Y. H. Wang.                               Instructor: D. Isoldi
Coordinator: Cheryl Bing-Howard. All ses-         is from 10-3. Instructor: C. Nguyen.               XI 308 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6                   KI 102 Jan. 7, 14, 28; Feb. 4
sions will be held at the Bronx Learning          XI 210 Tuesday, Jan. 29                            I INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHO-                         I DOLLS: AN ELF FOR YOUR SHELF
Center, 2500 Halsey Street. Unless otherwise                                                         TOGRAPHY                                            Sew and clothe a charming forest creature
noted, the registration fee is $5.00 for the                  WEDNESDAYS                             For those who already take pictures and have        that stands complete with shirt, vest, pants,
course.                                                                                              a basic sense of camera operation. More ad-         hat and basket. Add new techniques to basic
                                                  I PRACTICAL SPANISH FOR EVERY-                     vanced camera operation, composition and            doll construction. Materials list sent prior to
                                                  DAY USAGE
               TUESDAYS                           Discover the joy of learning expressions, id-
                                                                                                     use of computer to enhance your images.
                                                                                                     Bring camera and operation manual. Classes
                                                                                                                                                         first class. Classes are from 10-2. Instructor:
                                                                                                                                                         J. Putterman
I BASIC DRAWING                                   ioms, writing and conversational skills. All       are from 12:30-2:30. Instructor: S. Walker          KI 103 Jan. 7, 14, 28; Feb. 4
Create still life and landscapes. Materials       levels welcome. Classes are from 10-12. In-        XI 309 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6                   I ENGLISH MYSTERIES
needed: drawing pad and pencils. Classes are      structor: M. Salaman
                                                                                                                                                         Enjoy these mysteries: Brilliant, Brooding In-
                                                  XI 301 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6
from 10-12. Instructor: A. Strinsky
                                                  I BEGINNER'S DIGITAL PHOTOGRA-
                                                                                                                   THURSDAYS                             spector Morse; Aristocrat Lynley; Mrs. Peel -
XI 201 Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5                                                                                                                        Mr. Steed: The Avengers; The Brilliant Cad-
I EXERCISES AND STRETCHES                         PHY                                                I YOGA                                              fael. Classes are from 11-2. Instructor: M.
Use light weights, resistance bands, balls and    Basic camera operation with an introduction        Combining systems of natural exercise to im-        Eller
simple aerobic exercises with music as we sit,    to controls and setting, how to use your cam-      prove the body's alignment, flexibility and         KI 104 Jan. 7, 14, 28; Feb. 4
stand, move and exercise. Classes are is from     era. Bring camera and instruction booklet.         circulation. Breathing exercises to relieve
                                                                                                                                                         I INTERMEDIATE BRIDGE
10-12. Instructor: A. Stern                       Information on purchasing a camera pro-            stress. Bring an exercise mat, a large towel
                                                                                                                                                         Instruction and free play. Classes are from 12-
XI 202 Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5                 vided. Classes are from 10-12. Instructor: S.      and a small pillow. Classes are from 10-12.
                                                                                                                                                         3. Instructor: R. Cantara.
                                                  Walker                                             XI 401 Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb. 7 Instructor:
I INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED                                                                                                                              KI 105 Jan. 7, 14, 28; Feb. 4
                                                  XI 302 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6                  M. Gladwin
BRIDGE                                                                                                                                                   I DRAMA ENRICHMENT FITNESS
Brush up on bidding, play and defense.            I TAI CHI: BEGINNERS                               I QUILTING
                                                                                                                                                         PROGRAM THROUGH LITERACY
Classes are is from 10-12. Instructor: A. Lisle   Introduction and practice of the basic princi-     Create big block throws, crazy quilts, embell-
                                                                                                                                                         AND MOVEMENT
XI 203 Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5                 ples of Tai Chi. Wear comfortable clothing.        ishments and unfinished projects. Classes are
                                                                                                                                                         For those who are interested in improvement
                                                  Classes are from 10-12. Instructor: Y. H.          from 10-2. Instructor: H. Whitaker
I SHORT STORIES                                                                                                                                          of mind, body and spirit. Emphasis on a
                                                  Wang                                               XI 402 Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb. 7
Read short stories from Authors of the 20th                                                                                                              healthy diet. Create your own skits. Wear
                                                  XI 303 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6                  I FILM SERIES
Century. Class is from 10-12. Instructor: A.                                                                                                             comfortable clothing. Classes are from 1-3.
Pruzan                                            I ART QUILTS                                       View and discuss their films and lives.             Instructor: A. Bell.
XI 204 Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5                 Embellish fabrics and photos with paper.           Classes are from 10-3. The registration fee is      KI 106 Jan. 7, 14, 28; Feb. 4. 1-3.
                                                  Create an unusual small quilt with felt, but-      $12 for each session and includes a light
I ADVANCED BEGINNERS BRIDGE                                                                                                                              I EXERCISE FOR FUN & FITNESS:
                                                  tons, paint and more. Classes are from 10-12.      lunch.
Some knowledge required. Classes are from                                                                                                                “SALSASIZE”
                                                  Instructor: S. Rieber                              XI 403 FILM DIRECTOR: SYDNEY
12:30-2:30. Instructor: A. Lisle                                                                                                                         Wear comfortable clothing and sneakers. Op-
                                                  XI 304 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30 and Feb. 6               LUMET Thursday, Jan. 1. D. Hammitt.
XI 205 Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5                                                                                                                        tional: Bring a theraband (resistance band) –
                                                  I INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED                        XI 404 PAUL NEWMAN Jan. 10. H. Fritsch
I WATERCOLOR                                                                                                                                             scarf or ace bandage can be used. Classes are
                                                  MOSAICS                                            XI 405 WALTER MATTHAU Jan. 31. H.
Use watercolor to create still life and land-                                                                                                            from 12-2. Instructor: B. Sayegh
                                                  Bring your own materials. Classes are from         Fritsch
scape paintings. Classes are from 12:30-2:30.                                                                                                            KI 107 Jan. 7, 14, 28; Feb. 4
                                                  10-1. Instructor: P. O'Connell
Instructor: A. Strinsky
XI 206 Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5
                                                  XI 305 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6                                  BROOKLYN                                        WEDNESDAYS
                                                  I DESIGN YOUR JEWELRY
I MINI FILM SERIES: DAZZLING                                                                         Coordinator: Florence Caruso. All sessions
                                                  Learn to use color, texture and "feel" to con-                                                         I BEGINNERS STAINED GLASS
DIVAS                                                                                                will be held at the Brooklyn Learning Cen-
                                                  struct eclectic pieces that you can wear for                                                           Work on projects using a glass cutter, solder-
View films and films clips and gain biograph-                                                        ter, 335 Adams Street, 24th Floor. Unless
                                                  years to come. Metallic looks, deco details,                                                           ing iron and glass grinder. $30 includes reg-
ical insights. Registration fee is $12 for each                                                      otherwise noted, the registration fee is $5.00
                                                  semi-precious stones and more will lead to in-                                                         istration and materials. Classes are from
session and includes a light lunch. Classes are                                                      for the course.
                                                  novative modern necklaces, bracelets and an-                                                           9:30-1. Instructor: M. Marcus
from 10-3. Instructor: F. McKinnon
                                                  klets that glow with rich intensity. Classes are                                                       KI 301 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6
XI 207 LIZA MINNELLI: NEW YORK,
NEW YORK Jan. 8
                                                  from 10-1. Instructor: R. Demers                                   MONDAYS                             I MIDDLE EASTERN DANCE
                                                  XI 306 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6                  I RELAXATION EXERCISES                              Egyptian Style, Drum Solo and Finger Cym-
XI 208 JULIE ANDREWS:
THOUROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE                         I LET'S DANCE                                      Let go of stress through relaxation exercises.      bals. Classes are from 10-12. Instructor: A.
Jan. 15                                           Increase your stamina, improve your balance        Classes are from 10-12. Instructor: T. Pratt        Beeman
XI 209 BERNADETTE PETERS: INTO                    by dancing to the rhythms of Salsa, Cha-Cha,       KI 101 Jan. 7, 14, 28; Feb. 4                       KI 302 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6
THE WOODS Jan. 22                                 Meringue, Bachata and Tango. Classes are           I THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT                              I TAI CHI/QI GONG & TAI CHI/QUAN
                                                  from 12:30-2:30. Instructor: N. DeLaLuz            Discuss special performances of female              KI 303 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6
I RUBBER STAMPING
                                                  XI 307 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6                  artists of the 50's & 60's; Long Live the King:     I LINE DANCING
Make a selection of handmade Valentines or
all occasion cards and a matching container.      I INTERMEDIATE TAI CHI                             Tribute to Elvis Presley (1956-1977); Rock,         All are welcome. Classes are from 10-12. In-
Please bring a manila folder, glue stick and      Practice the ancient art of Tai Chi- great form    Roll & Remember: Salute to Dick Clark;              structor: N. Cangiano.

12 / SI BEAGLE LEARNING CENTERS PROGRAM
KI 304 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30 and Feb. 6                needed: watercolor set, 9”x12” watercolor          structor: P. Levenson                               View and discuss a classic "Film Noir."
I ITALIAN CINEMA                                    pad, #6 round brush, 1/2” flat brush, mixing       QI 204 Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5                   Classes are from 10:30-1. Instructor: F.
View and discuss some of Italy’s best films         tray, sponge, paper towels. Classes are from       I DUPLICATE BRIDGE                                  Grieco
including My Voyage to Italy; Paisa; L'oro di       1-3. Instructor: E. Comins                         Classes are from 11-2. Instructor: R. Cantara       RI 201 Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5
Napoli; a surprise film. Films are in Italian       CI 204 Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5                  QI 205 Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5                   I YESTERDAY'S MEMORIES
with English subtitles. Discussions conducted       I OSCAR WINNING FILMS                                                                                  Doo Wop, Elvis, Disco, Dean Martin, Rock &
in English. All welcome. Classes are from 11-       View and discuss Rebecca, Gentlemen's                          WEDNESDAYS                              Roll. Classes are from 10:30-1. Instructor: D.
2. Instructor: J. Worth                             Agreement, Ordinary People, Mrs. Miniver, In                                                           Isoldi
KI 305 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6                   the Heat of the Night. Classes are from 1-         I iPHOTO
                                                                                                                                                           RI 202 Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5
I ZUMBA GOLD                                        3:30. Instructor: R. Romer                         Learn how iPhoto can manage and alter your
                                                                                                       photos. Get an introduction to Garage Band,         I PILATES
Slow paced with easy steps to follow for the        CI 205 Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5                                                                      Gentle strength training to increase flexibility,
active adult using a variety of music. Incorpo-                                                        iMovie and other exciting programs found on
                                                                                                                                                           balance and a feeling of well being. Proper
rates warm-ups and dance combined with fit-                     WEDNESDAYS                             an iMac computer. The registration fee is $25
                                                                                                       and includes registration and materials.            breathing and relaxation techniques are essen-
ness movements. History of dance discussed
                                                    I HOW HOLLYWOOD DEALS WITH                         Classes are from 10:15-12:15. Instructor: R.        tial (chair optional). Bring a towel and wear
and stretch exercises done on mats. Classes
                                                    POLITICS                                           Cooper                                              comfortable clothing. Classes are from 10:30-
are from 12-2.
                                                    View and discuss Bloody Sunday, Bad Day at         QI 301 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6                   1. Instructor: S. Cohen
KI 306 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6
                                                    Black Rock, Gunga Din, North Country, and          I EXERCISE AND RELAXATION                           RI 203 Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5
I JEWELRY & BEADING: INTERME-
                                                    Evita. Classes are from 10-2. Instructor: N.       Classes are from 10:15-12:15. Instructor: T.        I CROCHETING
DIATES
                                                    Spilotro                                           Pratt                                               Learn the basics. Bring your own yarn and
Materials list sent prior to first class. Classes
                                                    CI 301 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6                  QI 302 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6                   pattern or use one provided by the instructor.
are from 12-3. Instructor: J. Schatz
KI 307 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6                   I INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED ITAL-                      I BAROQUE AT HOME IN ROME                           Classes are from 10:30-1. Instructor: A. Gold-
                                                    IAN                                                A survey of important fountains, sculpture          berg
I YIDDISH LANGUAGE & CULTURE
                                                    Classes are from 10-12. Instructor: A. De          and architecture of the Baroque period in           RI 204 Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5
Conversation, reading stories, poems and
                                                    Gennaro.                                           Rome. Classes are from 10:15-12:15. Instruc-        I LINE DANCING: BEGINNERS/IN-
songs. Some knowledge of Yiddish required.
                                                    CI 302 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6                  tor: D. Becker
(Classes conducted in Yiddish). Classes are                                                                                                                TERMEDIATE
from 1-3. Instructor: M. Leberstein                 I QUILTING                                         QI 303 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6                   Learn the basics and enjoy this mind and
KI 308 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6                   Create a beautiful 16"x16" Japanese block in-      I DRAWING PASTEL PAINTING                           body activity or continue in your progression.
                                                    corporating origami flowers (Sashiko embroi-       Materials list sent prior to first class. Classes
I JAZZ                                                                                                                                                     Classes are from 10:30-1. Instructor: L.
                                                    dery and appliqué). This pattern can be used       are from 10:15-1:15. Instructor: C. Obergfell
Discuss the Living Legends: What is their im-                                                                                                              Kalipetes
                                                    as a wall hanging, throw or pillow. Materials      QI 304 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6
portance to today's Jazz scene?; Contempo-                                                                                                                 RI 205 Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5
                                                    list sent prior to first class. Classes are from   I MAH JONGG
rary Jazz: Its Link to the Past and Present;                                                                                                               I THE LURE AND BEAUTY OF COIN
                                                    12-3. Instructor: J. Putterman                     Bring your own set and a current card (if you
The Many Styles of Jazz Through the                                                                                                                        COLLECTING
                                                    CI 303 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6                  have one). Classes are from 10:15-1:15. In-
Decades. Classes are from 1-3. Instructor: G.                                                                                                              The history of coins and collectors and coins
Metivier                                                                                               structor: L. Cohen
KI 309 Jan. 9, 16, 23                                             THURSDAYS                            QI 305 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6                   as an investment. Classes are from 10:30-1.
                                                                                                       I BEGINNERS BRIDGE                                  Instructor: D. Bailey
                                                    I ADVANCED BEADING                                                                                     RI 206 Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5
                                                                                                       Classes are from 11-2. Instructor: R. Cantara
              MANHATTAN                             Classes are from 10-1. Instructor: G. Shatz
                                                                                                       QI 306 Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6.
Coordinator: Millie Glaberman. All ses-
                                                    CI 401 Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb. 7
                                                    I NOT FOR BEGINNERS BRIDGE
                                                                                                                                                                         THURSDAYS
sions will be held at the Manhattan Learn-
                                                    Classes are from 10-1. Instructor: A. Grub-                      THURSDAYS                             I ADVANCED BEADING AND JEW-
ing Center, 50 Broadway, 2nd Floor. Unless
                                                    man                                                I BEGINNING DRAWING                                 LERY DESIGN
otherwise noted, the registration fee is $5.00
                                                    CI 402 Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb. 7                 Introduction to learning how to record what         For those with prior beading experience.
for the course.
                                                    I BRITISH AND AMERICAN MUSI-                       you see. Classes are from 10:15-12:15. In-          Learn to use beads creatively through your
                                                    CALS                                               structor: S. Zatt                                   own designs with instructor guidance. Pur-
                MONDAYS                             View and discuss Princess Ida, The Mikado,         QI 401 Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb. 7                  chase your own supplies. Classes are from
I T’AI CHI                                          Ruddigore, Funny Girl, and Pajama Game.            I CREATING GREETING CARDS                           10:30-1. Instructor: N. Keay
Classes are from 10-12. Instructor: J. He.          Classes are from 10-2. Instructor: N. Spi-         Materials provided by instructor for small fee.     RI 401 Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb. 7
CI 101 Jan. 7, 14, 28; Feb. 4                       lotro.                                             Classes are from 10:15 -12:15. Instructor: J.       I BEGINNERS
                                                    CI 403 Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb. 7                 Epstein                                             NEEDLEPOINT/CROSS-STITCHING
               TUESDAYS                                                                                QI 402 Jan. 10, 17                                  Work on Aida cloth or canvas. Bring project
I MIDDLE EASTERN DANCING
                                                                     QUEENS                            I 10 DAYS THAT CHANGED THE                          ideas or tips. Materials needed: needles, can-
                                                                                                       WORLD                                               vas and thread. Classes are from 10:30-1. In-
Learn Moorish Dance; Dance of the Persian           Coordinator: Ray Taruskin. All sessions will       View and discuss nine riveting PBS docu-
Gulf; Egyptian Zar Dance; Turkish Ciftetelli        be held at the Queens Learning Center, 97-                                                             structor: S. Sukhdeo
                                                                                                       mentaries that chronicle the history of the         RI 402 Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb. 7
Dance; North African Dance. Classes are             77 Queens Blvd., 8th Floor. Unless other-          Jewish people from biblical times through the
from 10-12. Instructor: A. Beeman                   wise noted, the registration fee is $5.00 for                                                          I ARCHAIC HOMO SAPIENS
                                                                                                       20th century. Classes are from 10:15 - 1:15.
CI 201 Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5                   the course.                                                                                            Complete study of the descendants of Homo
                                                                                                       Instructor: M. Levinson
I SKETCHING AND DRAWING                                                                                QI 403 Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb. 7                  erectus in the old world including the Hobbit,
Contour Drawing/Construction of a Cylinder;                        TUESDAYS                            I FILM FAVORITES
                                                                                                                                                           the ancestors of Neanderthal Man and the an-
Shading/Construction of a Cup with Handle;                                                             View and discuss these films: Amistad, Be-          cestors of anatomically modern man. Classes
Drawing Various Containers/Construction of          I BEGINNING COMPUTER                                                                                   are from 10:30-1. Instructor: L. Warner
                                                    The registration fee is $25 and includes regis-    coming Jane, The Cotton Club, Far from the
a Box in Perspective; Object Drawing; Com-                                                             Madding Crowd and The Bridges of Madison            RI 403 Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb. 7
position/Still Life & Other Objects in Space.       tration and materials. Classes are from 10:15-
                                                    12:15. Instructor: A. Cumba.                       County. Classes are from 11-2. Instructor: M.       I INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOL-
Materials needed: 11”x14” Strathmore draw-                                                             Eller                                               ORS
ing pad, 2H, 2HB, 2B pencils, kneaded eraser.       QI 201 Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5
                                                    I PAINTING IN OILS                                 QI 404 Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb. 7                  Develop your own style while learning basic
Classes are from 10-12. Instructor: E.                                                                                                                     techniques. Classes are from 10:30-1. Instruc-
                                                    Beginners welcome. Materials list sent prior       I MEDITATION
Comins                                                                                                                                                     tor: P. Whitehouse
                                                    to class. Classes are from 10:30-1:30. In-         Classes are from 1- 3. Instructor: T. Pratt
CI 202 Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5
                                                    structor: E. Morozowski                            QI 405 Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb. 7                  RI 404 Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb. 7
I MIDDLE EASTERN DANCING
                                                    QI 202 Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5                                                                      I TAI CHI
Learn Moorish Dance; Dance of the Persian
Gulf; Egyptian Zar Dance; Turkish Ciftetelli        I TAI CHI                                                      STATEN ISLAND                           Learn the basic principles of Tai Chi. Classes
Dance; North African Dance. Classes are             Please wear loose fitting clothing and sneak-                                                          are from 11-1. Instructor: R. Yuen
                                                                                                       Coordinator: Jeanne Casanovas. All ses-             RI 405 Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb. 7
from 1-3. Instructor: A. Beeman                     ers. Classes are from 10:15 - 12:15. Instruc-
                                                                                                       sions will be held at the Staten Island Learn-
CI 203 Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5                   tor: J. He                                                                                             I DAZZLING DIVAS
                                                                                                       ing Center, 4456 Amboy Road. Unless
I WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP                               QI 203 Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5                                                                      View and discuss Liza Minelli in Caberet;
                                                                                                       otherwise noted, the registration fee is $5.00
Painting Flat, Graded, Dry Brush, Wet on Wet        I CLASSIC FILMS                                                                                        Julie Andrews in Thouroughly Modern Millie
                                                                                                       for the course.
Washes; Layering to Show Values (Light to           A retrospect of Vincent Minnelli films includ-                                                         and Bernadette Peters in Into the Woods.
                                                    ing Designing Women, Gigi, Some Came
Dark); Simple Landscapes; Painting Every-
                                                    Running, the Bold and the Beautiful and Meet                       TUESDAYS                            Classes are from 10-1. Instructor: F. McKin-
                                                                                                                                                           non
day Objects in Nature Forms; Composition:
Arranging Objects in Space. Materials               Me in St. Louis. Classes are from 11 - 2. In-      I FILM NOIR                                         RI 406 Jan. 10, 17, 24

                                                                                                                                                                                       FALL 2012 / 13
                                                                                      FLORIDA
     Potomac Trail Building, 3200 N.Military Trail, Suite 100, Boca Raton, Fl 33431               Local #: (561) 994-4929 Fax#: (561) 994-4530 or 994-6120 All others call collect

MEDICAL RECORD KEEPING SEMI-                     Meets at Temple Anshei Shalom, 7099 W. At-         Springs, 350 S. Northlake Blvd.                   structor: A. Guastafeste.
NARS Fourth Wednesday of each month,             lantic Ave., Delray Beach. (Unless otherwise       OI 802 ANNUAL MEETING Saturday, Jan.              FI 102 BEETHOVEN Feb. 11, 25; Mar. 4,
except where noted. Dates: Sept. 19, Oct. 24,    noted, all meetings are at 1 p.m.)                 5. 10 a.m. Speakers: Tom Murphy, Gerri Her-       11, 18; Apr. 8. 10-12. Instructor: A.
Nov. 28, Dec. 19. 10-12. Seminars are held in    FF 811 NEWS FROM THE NORTH Tues-                   skowitz and Sandra March.                         Guastafeste.
our conference room. Call the office to          day, Nov. 20. Speaker: Sandra March.
register.                                        FF 812 HEALTH UPDATE Tuesday, Dec.                 WEST PALM BEACH                                                    TUESDAY
                                                 4. Speaker: Barbara Shiller.                       Coordinator: Al Guastafeste (954) 255-9161.
                                                 FI 811 ANNUAL MEETING Tuesday,                     Meets at Temple Anshei Shalom, 7099 W. At-        FF 201 OPERA Oct. 16, 23, 30; Nov. 13, 27.
     FALL TDA WORKSHOPS                          Jan.8. Speakers: Tom Murphy, Gerri Her-            lantic Ave., Delray Beach. (Unless otherwise      10-12. Instructor: M. Minzer.
                                                                                                                                                      FF 202 CONTRACT BRIDGE (AM) Dec.
                                                 skowitz and Sandra March.                          noted, all meetings are at 1 p.m.) Bus pro-
All meetings are held at 1 p.m., unless other-                                                      vided to Boca/Delray.                             4, 11, 18; Jan. 8, 15. 9:30-11:30. J. Fasman.
wise noted. Speakers: Rita Josephson and         BROWARD                                            FF 841 NEWS FROM THE NORTH Tues-                  FF 203 CONTRACT BRIDGE (PM) Dec.
Florence Kassler.                                Coordinator: Rita Josephson (561) 523-1681.        day, Nov. 20. Speaker: Sandra March. (Bus         4, 11, 18; Jan. 8, 15. 12-2. J. Fasman.
BOCA/DELRAY: FF 810 Tuesday, Oct. 23.            Meet at the Leonard Weisinger Community            provided to Boca/Delray)                          FI 201 OPERA Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5. 10-
Temple Anshei Shalom, 7099 W. Atlantic           Center, 6199 Northwest 10th St., Margate.          FF 842 HEALTH UPDATE Tuesday, Dec.                12. Instructor: M. Minzer.
Ave., Delray Beach.                              (Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are at 1     4. Speaker: Barbara Shiller. (Bus provided to     FI 202 CONTRACT BRIDGE (AM) Jan.
BROWARD: FF 820 Thursday, Oct. 25.               p.m.)                                              Boca/Delray)                                      22, 29; Feb. 5, 12, 19. 9:30-11:30. J. Fasman.
Leonard Weisinger Community Center, 6199         FF 821 NEWS FROM THE NORTH Mon-                    FI 841 ANNUAL MEETING Tuesday, Jan.               FI 203 CONTRACT BRIDGE (PM) Jan.
Northwest 10th St., Margate.                     day, Nov. 19. Speaker: Sandra March.               8. Speakers: Tom Murphy, Gerri Herskowitz         22, 29; Feb. 5, 12, 19. 12-2. J. Fasman.
DADE: FF 830 Wednesday, Oct. 17. Young           FF822 HEALTH UPDATE Thursday, Dec.                 and Sandra March. (Bus provided to
Israel of Bal Harbour, 9592 Harding Ave.,        6. Speaker: Barbara Shiller.                       Boca/Delray)                                                    WEDNESDAY
Surfside.                                        FI 821 ANNUAL MEETING Thursday, Jan.
WEST PALM BEACH: FF 840 Wednesday,                                                                                                                    FF 301 ART HISTORY Oct. 17, 24, 31;
                                                 10. Speakers: Tom Murphy, Gerri Herskowitz         WEST COAST
Oct. 24. The Classic, 6011 Common Circle,                                                                                                             Nov. 7, 14. 10-12. Instructor: A. Peartree.
                                                 and Sandra March.                                  Coordinator: Paul Bradford (941) 355-7928.
W. Palm Beach.                                                                                                                                        FF302 DRAWING Oct. 17, 24, 31; Nov. 7,
                                                                                                    Meets at Laurel Oak Country Club, 2700
                                                                                                                                                      14. 12:30-2. Instructor: A. Peartree. (call of-
                                                 DADE                                               Gary Player Blvd., Sarasota. (Unless other-
The Orlando/Ocala/Sarasota TDA Health                                                                                                                 fice for supply list)
                                                 Coordinator: Leon Brum (305) 864-4318.             wise noted, all meetings are at 1 p.m.)
Workshop on Wednesday, October 10, begins                                                                                                             FF 303 SPANISH Nov. 28; Dec. 5, 12, 19;
                                                 Meet at Young Israel of Bal Harbour, 9592          SF 802 LEGAL MATTERS Monday, Nov.
at 11 a.m. followed by the special meeting                                                                                                            Jan. 2. 10-12. Instructor: B. Wohl.
                                                 Harding Ave., Surfside. (Unless otherwise          19. Speaker: TBA.
with Michael Mulgrew. (See below).                                                                                                                    FF 304 FILM STUDIES: AN INTRODUC-
                                                 noted, all meetings are at 1 p.m.)                 SF 803 HEALTH UPDATE Monday, Dec. 3.
                                                                                                                                                      TION Nov. 28; Dec. 5, 19; Jan. 2, 9. 10-12.
                                                 FF 831 NEWS FROM THE NORTH Mon-                    Speaker: Barbara Shiller.
                                                                                                                                                      Instructor: C. Giordano.
                                                 day, Nov. 19. Speaker: Sandra March. (bus          SI 802 ANNUAL MEETING Monday, Jan.
SPECIAL RETIREE MEETINGS                         provided to Broward)                               7. Speakers: Tom Murphy, Gerri Herskowitz
                                                                                                                                                      FI 301 SPANISH Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6.
                                                                                                                                                      10-12. Instructor: B. Wohl.
                                                 FF 832 HEALTH UPDATE Wednesday,                    and Sandra March.
Guest Speaker: Michael Mulgrew, UFT Presi-
                                                 Dec. 5. Speaker: Barbara Shiller.
dent
                                                 FI 831 ANNUAL MEETING Wednesday,                                                                                     THURSDAY
SOUTHEAST FLORIDA (Boca/Delray;
Broward; Dade; W. Palm Beach will be pro-
                                                 Jan. 9. Speakers: Tom Murphy, Gerri Her-               FLORIDA OFFICE COURSES                        FF 401 MAH JONGG Nov. 8, 15, 29; Dec.
                                                 skowitz and Sandra March.                                                                            6, 20. 10-12. Instructor: B. Salamon.
vided): FF 801 Tuesday, October 9, 1 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                      FF 402 KNITTING Nov. 29; Dec. 13, 20;
Plumbers and Pipefitters, Local Union 630,
1900 North Florida Mango Road, West Palm
                                                 OCALA                                                              MONDAY                            Jan. 3, 10. 10-12. Instructor: F. Kassler. (call
                                                 Coordinator: Ellen Wolfe (352) 873-0816.                                                             office for supply list)
Beach, FL 33409.                                                                                    FF 101 GERSHWIN Oct. 15, 22, 29; Nov. 5,
                                                 Meets at Holiday Inn, Ocala Conference Cen-                                                          FI 401 DUPLICATE BRIDGE Jan. 3, 10,
ORLANDO/OCALA/SARASOTA: FF802                                                                       19, 26. 10-12. Instructor: A. Guastafeste.
                                                 ter, 3600 SW 38th Avenue, Ocala.                                                                     17, 24, 31. 10-12. Instructor: D. Stern.
Wednesday, October 10, 11 a.m. Teamsters                                                            FF 102 ART HISTORY Dec. 3, 10, 17; Jan.
                                                 TI 802 ANNUAL MEETING Friday, Jan. 4.
Local 385, 126 N. Kirkman Road, Orlando.                                                            7, 14. 10-12. Instructor: A. Peartree.
Please note: TDA & Health information will
                                                 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Speakers: Tom Murphy,
                                                 Gerri Herskowitz and Sandra March.
                                                                                                    FF 103 DRAWING Dec. 3, 10, 17; Jan. 7,                               FRIDAY
also be discussed.                                                                                  14. 12:30-2. Instructor: A. Peartree. (call of-
                                                                                                                                                      FF 501 CANASTA Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30; Dec. 7.
                                                                                                    fice for supply list)
                                                 ORLANDO                                                                                              10-12. Instructor: F. Kassler.
BOCA/DELRAY                                                                                         FI 101 BROADWAY SHOWS PART II
                                                 Coordinator: Donesa Jackson (407) 359-                                                               FI 502 CANASTA Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25; Feb. 1.
Coordinator: Florence Fidell (561) 731-4695.                                                        Dec. 10, 17; Jan. 7, 14, 28; Feb. 4. 10-12. In-
                                                 3459. Meets at the Hilton Orlando/Altamonte                                                          10-12. Instructor: F. Kassler.




                                                 NYC RETIREE PROGRAMS CALENDAR
                                Fall 2012 - NYC                                                                              Intersession 2013 - NYC
WEEK          Mondays           Tuesdays         Wednesdays       Thursdays       Fridays           WEEK           Mondays           Tuesdays         Wednesdays         Thursdays       Fridays
1             9/10/12           9/11/12          9/12/12          9/13/12         9/14/12           1              1/7/13            1/8/13           1/9/13             1/10/13
2             9/24/12           9/25/12          9/19/12          9/20/12         9/21/12           2              1/14/13           1/15/13          1/16/13            1/17/13
3             10/1/12           10/2/12          10/3/12          9/27/12         9/28/12           3              1/28/13           1/22/13          1/23/13            1/24/13
4             10/15/12          10/9/12          10/10/12         10/4/12         10/5/12           4              2/4/13            1/29/13          1/30/13            1/31/13
5             10/22/12          10/16/12         10/17/12         10/11/12        10/12/12          5                                2/5/13           2/6/13             2/7/13
6             10/29/12          10/23/12         10/24/12         10/18/12        10/19/12
7             11/5/12           10/30/12         10/31/12         10/25/12        10/26/12
8             11/19/12          11/13/12         11/7/12          11/1/12         11/2/12
9             11/26/12          11/20/12         11/14/12         11/8/12         11/9/12
10                              11/27/12         11/21/12         11/15/12        11/16/12
11                                               11/28/12         11/29/12        11/30/12



14 / SI BEAGLE LEARNING CENTERS PROGRAM
    PLEASE FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS ON PAGE ONE CAREFULLY.
                                     UFT retirees will be registered first before spouses, domestic partner, AFT, NYSUT and PSC members.
               Use one coupon for all of your registration and duplicate another for those of your spouse. A separate check or money order for each category:
                     courses, trips, NYSUT Defensive Driving, Dine-Arounds and Theater Experience must be submitted for each member's registration.



                                     FALL 2012 COURSE REGISTRATION
You must present this registration form at every course,                                  You may register for up to 3 courses only. Add 2 alternates in case
                                                                                          first choices are filled. List in order of preference:
seminar & trip.
                                                                                               NUMBER                TITLE                                 FEE (IF ANY)
Check one: I UFT MEMBER I SPOUSE                                                          1.                                                               $

Check one: I NYSUT I AFT I PSC                                                            2.                                                               $

Local #: ___________________________________________________                              3.                                                               $
                                                                                          ALTERNATES:
Make checks/money orders payable to: UFTWF Retiree Programs.
Si Beagle Learning Centers, 52 Broadway, 17th floor, New York, NY 10004                    4.                                                               $
MEMBER NAME                                                                               5.                                                               $

MEMBER SS# (last 4 digits)                                                                Day trips, seminars, NYSUT Defensive Driving, theater, dine-arounds
                                                                                          (not included in three-course limit). You may register for only five trips:
SPOUSE NAME (if other than member)
                                                                                          1.                                                               $
ADDRESS
                                                                                          2.                                                               $
CITY
                                                                                          3.                                                               $
PHONE NUMBER                                  STATE            ZIP                        4.                                                               $

EMAIL ADDRESS                                                                             5.                                                               $
                                                                                                                                                                          FALL 2012




                                     INTERSESSION REGISTRATION 2013
                                                      You must present this registration form at every course.

                                                                                     MEMBER NAME
  Send separate check/money order for intersession.
                                                                                     MEMBER SS# (last 4 digits)

                                                                                     SPOUSE NAME (if other than member)
  Check one:    I UFT MEMBER I SPOUSE                                                ADDRESS

                                                                                     CITY                                          STATE            ZIP
  Check one:    I MANHATTAN I BRONX I SI                                             PHONE NUMBER
                I QUEENS I BROOKLYN                                                  EMAIL ADDRESS


                                                                                     NUMBER                        TITLE                                   FEE (IF ANY)
  Check one:    I NYSUT          I AFT I PSC                                         1.                                                                $
                                                                                     2.                                                                $
  Local #:                                                                           3.                                                                $
                                                                                     4.                                                                $
                                                                                     5.                                                                $
  Make checks/money orders payable to: UFTWF Retiree Programs.
  Si Beagle Learning Centers, 52 Broadway, 17th floor, New York, NY 10004
                                                                                     6.                                                                $
                                                                                     7.                                                                $
                                                                                     8.                                                                $
                                                                                                                                                                INTERSESSION 2013
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               FLORIDA
                                                   UFT/WF RETIREE PROGRAMS FLORIDA COURSE REGISTRATION
             REGISTRATION                                       FALL 2012/INTERSESSION 2013
             COUPON ONLY
                                                                                HOW TO REGISTER
       G   Members will be registered first.                                                                and enclose payment with your registration form. Include on your check/money order the
       G   Spouses are wait listed and therefore checks are not required at this time.                     course number exactly as it appears in course description
       G   Each participant must fill out a separate registration coupon.                              G    All courses have a $5 non-refundable registration fee.
       G   Each registration requires separate checks.                                                G    Mail registration form and checks to the: Florida office, Potamac Trail Building,
       G   Make out a separate check/money order for FF courses, FI courses and FS courses.                3200 North Military Trail, Suite 100, Boca Raton, FL 33431
       G   Make checks/money orders payable to UFTWF RETIREE PROGRAMS




                                                  Check one:   I UFT MEMBER I SPOUSE                      Check one:      I NYSUT I AFT I PSC
                                                                                 Local #_______________________

                                                                         Make checks payable to: UFTWF Retiree Programs.
                                                           Potamac Trail Building, 3200 North Military Trail, Suite 100, Boca Raton, FL 33431

MEMBER NAME                                                                                               SPOUSE NAME:


SS (last four digits) #:                                                                                  ADDRESS


ADDRESS                                                                                                   CITY                                 STATE                        ZIP


CITY                                      STATE                          ZIP                              PHONE


PHONE

       NUMBER                    TITLE                                    FEE (IF ANY)                           NUMBER               TITLE                                   FEE (IF ANY)
1. __________________ _____________________________ ________________                                      1. __________________ _____________________________ ________________
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