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October 1-7
How to Read the Bible (Course 5269) Mon 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Movie Matinees: Tasty and Delightful Films (Course 5344) Tue 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Intensive Grammar Review (Course 5358) Tue 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Maximizing Your Social Security (Course 5445) Tue 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Photoshop for Beginners (Course 5513) Tue 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Indian Vegan and Vegetarian Cooking (Course 5521) Wed 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Museum Preview: Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason, 1950-1980 at the Met Breuer (Course 5299)** (please note date change post catalog printing) Wed 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Beaded Jewelry Workshop: Pandora-style Bead and Ribbon Bracelet (Course 5375) Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Alternative Healing Explained (Course 5454) Wed 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Acting and Improv (Course 5372) Wed 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
One Soul, Many Lives (Course 5457) Wed 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
A Non-Traditional Retrospective of Greek Art (Course 5320)** (please note time change post catalog printing) Thu 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Singin' and Swingin': Adventures in Jazz, Blues and Improvisation (Course 5369) Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
A Gaggle of Google: An Introduction to the Google Suite (Course 5422) Thu 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Full Moon Tarot Reading: An Evening of Adventure and Fun (Course 5458) Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Knitting for All Levels (Course 5379) Fri 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
The French Connection: French Jews from Roman Times until the Present (Course 5277) Fri 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Walking Tour: Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason, 1950-1980 at the Met Breuer (Course 5314) Fri 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Meditation For Beginners (Course 5451) Fri 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

October 8-14
The Rodgers and Hart Songbook (Course 5361) Tue 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
The Invention of the Museum as Public Insitution in the 18th and 19th Centuries: Percier and Font (Course 5552)** JUST ADDED Tue 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
The Joy of Singing and Song (Course 5371) Tue 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
American Foreign Policy in War and Peace (Course 5264) Wed 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Beginner Jewelry Making (Course 5376) Wed 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Grant Writing: How to Get Funding for Your Organization (Course 5447) Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
History of Westchester's Untermyer Gardens (Course 5278) Thu 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Voices in the Street: Five Decades of Street Art (Course 5509) Thu 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Discovering your Dream Career (Course 5440) Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Planning for Fulfillment in Retirement (Course 5442) Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Discover the Secrets of Your Destiny with Tarot and Numerology (Course 5459) Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3D Mixed-Media Mosaics (Course 5380) Thu 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
The Nazi Regime: Tracing the Historical Path to Incomparable Horror (Course 5270) Thu 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Understanding Opera: Discussions of the Met's Live in HD Opera Series (Die Zauberflöte) (Course 5362) Fri 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

October 15-21
Walking Tour: Step Back in Time to the Old Lower East Side (Course 5307) Sun 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
World Politics with Ralph Buultjens: Global Prospect – World Politics and Economics 2018 (Course 5311) Mon 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Walking Tour: 57th Street, River to River (Course 5309) Tue 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Jewish Experience Through Literature: The Fate of the Hungarian Jews (Course 5338) Wed 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Evolution of Zionism (Course 5271) Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Korea: Land of the Morning Calm in the Eye of the Storm (Course 5273)** NEW DATE AND LOCATION Thu 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Museum Preview: Modigliani Unmasked (Course 5296) Thu 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
McCarthy, Communism, and the Jews (Course 5276) Thu 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Road to Retirement: Managing Retirement Income (Course 5444) Thu 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Easy Baking: Homemade Desserts with a Professional Touch (Course 5520) Fri 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Creating Abstract Landscapes (Course 5385) Fri 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Walking Tour: Conservatory Garden in Central Park and Beyond Suffrage: 100 Years of Women & Politics (Course 5449) Fri 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Walking Tour: On the Chocolate Trail (Course 5318) Fri 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

October 22-28
Messiah, Handel's Great Oratorio (Course 5367) Tue 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Enjoying Poetry: Public Issues, Personal Takes (Course 5501) Tue 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Understanding the Newly Enacted New York State Estate Tax and Asset Protection Laws (Course 5536) Tue 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Hot Topics in Foreign Policy (Course 5551)** JUST ADDED Tue 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Let's Play Mah Jongg: Beginner Series (Course 5285) Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Personal Branding: The New Key to Career Growth (Course 5439) Tue 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Museum Preview: Frederic Remington at the Met (Course 5301) Wed 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Psychic Reading (Course 5436) Wed 6:45 PM - 8:15 PM
The Stories We Carry: Writing and Storytelling Workshop (Course 5360) Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Formulas, Charts and More with Excel (Course 5423) Wed 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Triple The Fun: An Evening of Bridge, Canasta and Mah Jongg (Course 5522) Wed 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mending Wall: A Preview of Ai Weiwei's Good Fences Make Good Neighbors Public Art Installation (Course 5554)** JUST ADDED Wed 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Investing in Fixed Income Securities: An Informational Workshop (Course 5446) Wed 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Spirit Encounters (Course 5437) Wed 8:30 PM - 9:45 PM
Walking Tour in Bushwick: An Art Scene Grows in Brooklyn (Course 5316) Thu 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Vivaldi's The Four Seasons, Revealed (Course 5368) Thu 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Walking Tour: Frederic Remington at the Met (Course 5315) Fri 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

October 29-31
One Day Only Book Discussion: Revisiting Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale (Course 5502) Tue 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Please note the following new classes have just been added for October:

LouvreOn Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at 7 p.m. at the Bronxville Public Library, David Brashear will enlighten us on the Invention of the Museum as Public Institution in the 18th and 19th Centuries (Course 5552). The Louvre and the Altes Museum served as the conceptual and architectural models for many national museums to follow.

New York Times Editorial Board Member Carol Giacomo returns to SAS for a one night lecture with Q&A on Hot Topics in Foreign Policy (Course 5551) on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 7 p.m. at the Bronxville Public Library. A former diplomatic correspondent who traveled the globe with eight different U.S. Secretaries of State during her long career, Giacomo will address recent the political turmoil involving Iran, Myanmar, and other nations.

Ai WeiweiOn , at 7 p.m., Elizabeth Thompson Colleary will introduce students to Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei’s public art installation, Good Fences Make Good Neighbors, on view from October 12, 2017, through February 11, 2018, at sites throughout New York City. The installation takes its name from Robert Frost's classic American poem Mending Wall, which explores the role and impulse for boundaries in society, where tradition and habit often mask fear and narrow mindedness, Weiwei's upcoming exhibition was inspired by the international migration crisis and tense sociopolitical battles surrounding the issue in the United States. Weiwei transforms the metal wire security fence into a powerful artistic symbol of division. Colleary’s one-session lecture, Mending Wall: Preview of Weiwei's Good Fences Make Good Neighbors (Course 5554), will prepare students to see the exhibition as well as provide background on the artist and his other compelling public works.

For those interested in the many hot topics making headlines internationally today, please note the following upcoming classes that still have openings:

Marjorie Miller's return to SAS comes at a most opportune moment. Korea, Land of the Morning Calm in the Eye of the Storm (Course 5273) has many interested takers -- so many that we have moved its location to accommodate a larger class size. The course will now take place at Temple Israel New Rochelle, beginning on Thursday, October 19, 2017 and ending on November 9, 2017. Miller's class will include "up to the minute" insights into the current situation in this part of the globe

World Politics with Ralph Buultjens: Global Prospect (Course 5311) is coming up on Monday, October 16, 2017. This one-session class will focus on America's relative position as an international leader in facing challenges of China and Russia as well as the turmoil in the Middle East.

Martin FlahertyMartin Flaherty, Leitner Family Professor of Law and Founding Co-Director of the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law School, returns to SAS for the highly anticipated course on The Supreme Court and Foreign Affairs Challenges (Course 5529) on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, from 4 to 6 pm at Scarsdale Public Library. Students last semester will remember his timely discussion of executive orders. This one-session class will cover President Trump's travel ban, military operations against ISIS, human rights suits by aliens in US courts, and the use of foreign legal materials interpreting the Constitution.
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