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Art | Business/Investments | Careers | Technology  
Defensive Driving | Foreign Language
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Health/Fitness | Self-Improvement | Sports/Leisure


ARTS
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ARTIST WORKSHOP
Exploring the process of spiritual healing with paint. Creating and finding serenity with the versatility of acrylics or the challenge of watercolors. Supplies needed: an easel, smock, plastic water container, paper towels for acrylic use, disposable palette for watercolors, a porcelain dish, tray or palette w/wells colors-titanium white, cadmium yellow light, cadmium red medium, ceruleam blue, ultramarine blue, Prussian blue, lemon yellow, alizarincrimson, viridian green, dioxine purple and raw sienna, 4 16x20 canvas for watercolor, 1 16x20 watercolor block or 140lb pad. Brushes: for acrylic-long hand- #2 bright, #4 flat, #5 round, #8 filbert and #10 flat; for watercolor - 1: was brush, #2 round detail, #1 rigger, #8 round - short handle, nylon or sable no camel hair. 
Nelly A. Romero
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
8 Mondays
Middle School Room 269A
Begins March 25
Fee: $75; S.C.: $70


  
EBRU ART (Painting on Water)
Marbling Art is the art of drops of colors that are made to create paintings on water that is thickened with a special formula. After the artist is satisfied with his or her painting over the water, it is time to put a piece of paper or fabric on top of the water. Once it’s lifted off of the water, the painting is transferred from the water onto the fabric or paper. Every piece of Marbling Art is unique because it is not possible to paint an exact design over the water again. It is a magical way to reflect your emotions and inner thoughts onto the water with your choice of colors. Marbling (Ebru) Art is a type of art that is known for taking people’s minds off of the stress of daily races, like a psychological therapy. Also, Marbling (Ebru) Art is helpful for people who have difficulty concentrating, treatment for hyperactive children, relaxation of elderly people. For information please visit the instructor’s website, www.humeyramavruk.jimdo.com. Supplies needed: 25 sheets of 8.5” x 11” paper, 1 medium size aluminum baking tray, paper towels, Jacquard Marbling Kit for fabric and paper. The Jacquard Marbling Kit for Fabric and Paper can be found online.
Humeyra Etike   
6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
8 Thursdays        
Middle School Room 269A
Begins March 28         
Fee: $80; S.C.: $75



FIGURE DRAWING AND ANATOMY
Learn the basics of figure drawing & light anatomy! We will work with mannequin forms to learn how to go from stick figures to finished works. Materials needed: #2 pencils, brown conte' crayon, 11x17 newsprint pads, kneaded erasers.
Todd Wright
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
6 Tuesdays
Middle School Room 269A
Begins March 26                                                                                                                 
Fee: $40; S.C.; $35



BUSINESS/INVESTMENTS
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ELDER LAW WORKSHOP
If you are concerned about protecting your assets and your dignity, this course is for you. The Elder Law Workshop is a hands-on introduction to the principles of Elder Law and what you can do TODAY to better secure your future. Learn about health care proxies, powers of attorney, how to pay for long term care costs, about Medicaid eligibility requirements and how to engage in asset protection. This course provides ample time for many student generated questions.
Ellen Makofsky, Esq.
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
1 Wednesday
Middle School Room 73 
May 1
Fee: $20

 

HOW TO LEAVE MONEY TO YOUR HEIRS
You’ve worked hard all your life. Now you want to plan carefully to ensure that your nest egg will be passed along to those you choose, that your estate will not be reduced by excessive taxes and that someone you trust will be appointed to carry out your wishes when you are gone. We will discuss wills and revocable living trusts, comparing and contrasting the advantages and disadvantages of each document. Special emphasis will be given to methods of reducing or deferring gift and estate taxes. We will answer your questions regarding managing, protecting and disposing of assets. 
Ellen Makofsky, Esq.
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
1 Wednesday
Middle School Room 73
May 8
Fee: $20



HOW TO SIZE YOUR STOCK POSITION LIKE A PROFESSIONAL
Did you ever want to take a position in the stock market but had no idea how many shares to buy? Whether you take stock positions for minutes or months, this course is designed to teach you the secret formula professionals use to calculate their position sizes. The course will also cover: basic candlestick charting, how to draw Fibonacci retracement lines for entry/exit, and a basic strategy utilizing this sizing logic. Note: This course will not provide stock picks or stock market advice. The target audience are people who have an online brokerage account and place their own trades.
Todd Broccolo          
7:00 - 9:00 
4 Mondays
Middle School Room 71
Begins March 25
Fee: $55


Careers

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HOW TO EXCEL IN INTERVIEWS
Let’s face it, you can be good at what you do - but if you're weak at selling yourself - you won't impress anyone and you won’t land the job you want. During this program you will learn how to: Sell yourself with confidence and poise, move beyond superficial interview answers, know how to articulate your value, stand out as the best candidate for the job.
Joe Fallarino is a Senior Vice President of Human Resources who has interviewed and hired thousands of executives, managers and business professionals in every functional area. He is skilled in all interview types including behavioral, competency, panel and phone interviews. He will show you how candidates who get job offers differ from their competition and give you those skills so you can successfully win the job you want.
Joe Fallarino               
6:15 - 8:45 p.m.
1 Thursday, April 4                                                                                                             
Middle School Room 73   
                                                                                                         
Fee: $45

 
JOB EFFECTIVENESS TRAINING 
This course is designed to give you new career skills and strategies that will make you more dynamic and effective in your job. This course is designed for those who want to:
• Build a strategy to advance in their career. 
• Develop Leadership & Management Skills.
• Learn how to more effectively persuade, influence and lead others.
• Become more confident and assertive in their career.
The course leader is a top corporate executive with experience working for Fortune 500 corporations. 
He is an expert in business strategy, leadership development and strategic career planning. 
Joe Fallarino
6:15 - 8:45 p.m.
1 Thursday, May 16   
Middle School Room 73
Fee: $45

 

NOTARY PUBLIC TRAINING COURSE
Is your boss forcing you to become a Notary?   Are you afraid of failing the Exam?  or Are you seeking to Self-Enhance?  We will help you gain the confidence and knowledge you need to pass the exam with ease.  We welcome you to become part of our successful client base! Stand out among the competition!  Add a new credential to your resume and be an asset to your company by enhancing your credentials!  All companies need to have documents notarized.  The objective of the Notary Public training course is designed to educate individuals with the legal terminology, concepts and clauses contained in the framework of the NYS Notary booklet.  Price includes: Supplemental study guide, Notary Fact Sheet, Practical exam, Sample forms, Notary Public Application, NYS exam schedule and booklet, access to Notary Public Central’s unlimited customer support.  Students are required to bring pen &/or highlighter.  Sign up now for this unique training course.  Commissioned Notaries are always welcome to attend.
Materials fee of $75 payable to the instructor on the first night of class. Minimum six students needed.
Dina DiRoma
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
1 Tuesday
Middle School Room 73 
April 30
Fee: $30



Technology
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INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS
This class will get you started in the world of computers. Learn to do simple tasks: using the mouse, start-up and shutdown, identify icons, change time settings, wallpaper and screen savers, scroll bars and pointers.  Learn to cut, copy, paste, highlight. You will also learn to get on the Internet, send an email and look up your favorite subject.
Kerry Ann Fyne              
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
3 Mondays
Middle School Lab
Begins April 1 
Fee: $65; S.C.: $60



DEFENSIVE DRIVING
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AARP “SPONSORED DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE OPEN TO DRIVERS OF ALL AGES - Limit 25
This 6 hour, 2 night class, has been developed by AARP, and, is designed for motor vehicle driver’s of all ages.  Insurance Premium Reductions of 10% and traffic violation point deductions are applicable, in most cases, with certificate you receive after completing the course. NO ONLINE REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE. After March 4th call 516 897-2206 Monday thru Thursday from 7:p.m. - 9:p.m. to make a reservation for Session I or Session II. Day of class bring driver’s license and a pen. AARP Members bring a Nonrefundable $20.00 CHECK PAYABLE TO A.A.R.P. include member number. Non-AARP bring a Nonrefundable $25.00 CHECK PAYABLE TO A.A.R.P. - Couples need to write two (2) separate checks. Students will not be allowed to participate in the class if arrival is after 6:00 PM. (Sorry—NO EXCEPTIONS)  
Instructor: Sidney Irish
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Middle School Teachers’ Cafeteria
Session I: Two Wednesdays, March 20 & 27
Session II: Two Mondays, May 6 & 13

 



FOREIGN LANGUAGE
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INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH AND LATIN CULTURE - PART 1
This course is an introduction to Spanish grammar, language and culture for the purpose of conversation and communication. This is for students with little to no experience with the Spanish language.
Runnie Myles
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
5 Thursdays
Middle School Room 74
Begins March 21
Fee: $65; S.C.: $60


 
INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH AND LATIN CULTURE - PART 2
This course will serve as an extension of Spanish and Latin Culture Part 1 to continue building communication skills. This is for students who have taken Spanish Part 1 or another basic Spanish class.  The goal is to expand grammar, language and the Latin cultural experience. 
Runnie Myles
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
5 Thursdays
Middle School Room 74
Begins May 9
Fee: $65; S.C.: $60


HEALTH/FITNESS

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GENTLE CHAIR YOGA WITH ROSA
Relax, unwind and practice many Yoga postures while sitting or with the aid of a chair.  Wear comfortable and breathable clothing and closed shoes.  No sandals.   
Rosa Goeller   
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.                                                                                   
Middle School Cafeteria
8 Mondays & 8 Wednesdays, Begins March 18
Fee: $90 S.C.: $85

 
HATHA YOGA - SUN & MOON YOGA
Breath In… the expanding and opening. Breath Out… releasing and letting go. Yoga classes that accommodate the individual practice and that allow for any level of practice to deepen. The practice of Yoga develops overall energy, strength and flexibility while releasing stress and tension from the mind and body. Learn the physical postures
(asana) and breathing practices (pranayama) in a Hatha yoga practice that will facilitate healing while holding and breathing in postures and relaxing. Please wear comfortable exercise clothing and bring a yoga mat and towel.
Donald Papa, ERYT 500     
6:00 - 7:15 p.m.
8 Mondays                           
High School Room 257
Begins March 25
Fee: $80; S.C.: $75

 

HULA HOOPING 
Hula hooping rejuvenates your body, mind and spirit! Hooping improves cardiovascular health, muscle tone, flexibility and balance. Best of all, hooping is a fun way to be active! Sammi Hoop will guide you through basic hooping techniques and activities for hooping your way to happiness. Hoopers of all skill levels are welcome! Instructor will provide hula hoops for all. Feel free to bring your own hoop. Handcrafted hula hoops are available for purchase.
Sammi Hoop
Session 1 - 7:15-8:15 p.m. or Session 2 - 8:15 - 9:15 p.m.
8 Mondays
Middle School Large Cafeteria
Begins March 18
Fee: $65

 
KARDIO-KICKBOXING
Want to burn up to 500 calories in an hour and have a total body workout? This class is a blend of calisthenics, athletic drills, martial arts and yoga. All levels are invited. Students should bring water.
Candace Newby
7:30 - 8:15 p.m.
8 Wednesdays
Lido School Gym 
Begins March 27
Fee: $65   
                                                                                                
 
POUND
Channel your inner rockstar with this full body 45-minute cardio-jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing, and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums! Pound incorporates Rock and Pop music with lightly weighted drum sticks to allow you to burn calories and tone your entire body while feeling the music. Please bring a water bottle and towel (and a mat if desired), and sticks will be provided!
Andrew Frey
6:15 - 7:15 p.m.
8 Thursdays
Lido School Gym
Begins March 21
Fee: $70; S.C.: $65


YOGA - THE TOTAL EXPERIENCE Please include time of class on registration form
Years of experience and knowledge in Yoga, Reflexology, Tai-Chi, Thai Yoga, Massage, Shiatsu, Aromatherapy and nutrition will be used in teaching breathe work (pranayamas), yoga postures (asanas), general health knowledge and more. Different styles of yoga will be used as an enjoyable way to deepen your yoga practice. Yoga practice will improve your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. Please wear loose clothing and bring towel & yoga mat.
Donald Papa, RYT                    
Session 1: Beginners: 6:00 - 7:15 p.m.
8 Thursdays, Begins March 28
Session 2: Beginners/Intermediates: 7:30 - 8:45 p.m. 
High School Room 257
Fee: $80; S.C.: $75

 
ZUMBA
Come join us and have fun with this latin-inspired dance workout.  You don't need to be a great dancer to feel welcome in this class. Beginners are encouraged to come.  Join us in this exhilarating, easy-to-follow, international dance inspired, calorie burning fitness party! We will cover basic salsa, merengue, bachata, and even belly dancing moves!  Please remember to bring a towel and bottle of water. 
Gina Reddock
6:15- 7:15 
4 Tuesdays
Lido School Gym
Begins April 9
Fee: $50; S.C.: $45

 


SELF-IMPROVEMENT

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AN EMPOWERMENT WORKSHOP FOR PARENTS
• Gain an understanding of your role as a parent during these years
• Creating strategies for handling the transition period from child to adult with your teenager
• Discovering ways to stay connected with your child and have fun together
Annick Duignan
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.                                       
1 Tuesday
Middle School Room 73 
April 9
Fee: $25

 

PSAT & SAT Preparation
Designed to benefit students of all ability levels, this 30-hour program is divided equally between English and math and covers all facets of the SAT.  Class features: test taking techniques, preparation for the essay, practice SAT(s), advanced math and shortcut math, vocabulary development, speed-reading and online lesson podcasts for supplemental review.  The podcasts are extremely helpful to all students, especially those with cognitive and perceptual disabilities.  Extra help at no charge, course materials and complimentary refresher sessions are included in the tuition.  Previous SAT type problems are used in conjunction with our own copyrighted curriculum.  Lentz & Lentz teachers have been specifically trained to teach this program and all of our instructors have a background in teaching.  Lentz & Lentz also allows students the flexibility to attend live make up classes at any of its nearby locations. Positive scores on the SAT and PSAT could translate into thousands of dollars in scholarships and savings. Students can set up free extra help by making an appointment to meet with their instructor directly before or after class.  If a student misses a class or has a scheduling conflict they can contact Lentz & Lentz to set up a live make up class at a neighboring location. Lentz & Lentz Guarantee:  Money back guarantee within three calendar days after lesson one if the student is not satisfied with the program.  No refunds will be issued after that point in time.  If the student does not attend the first session, regardless of any reason, there will be an $85 charge.  Lentz & Lentz reserves the right to dismiss any student from the program for disciplinary reasons.  No refunds will be issued in cases of that nature.  There is a $20 processing fee for refunds.  
For information or to register call Lentz & Lentz at: (845)-638-2826 or visit www.LentzSATPrep.com
FEE: $415; make checks payable to Lentz and Lentz.  CANCELLATION DATE: Mon., April 15 (*Only to be used if any of the dates are cancelled because of a weather related closing.)  8 Tuesdays 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Dates: March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16, 30 Middle School Rm# 119.

 


“WHAT’S NEXT FOR YOU”
Throughout our lives there are periods where we are at a crossroad and need to determine where we go from here (e.g. retirement, life changes, a sense that we want something different). This series will explore and clarify what you want from your life and the strategies to make the changes happen. You will identify what is getting in your way, create an individual design and action plan, and develop strategies and tools to move your plan forward in a powerful way.
ANNICK DUIGAN
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
4 Tuesdays
Middle School Room 73
Begins April 30
Fee: $60; S.C.: $55

 



SPORTS/LEISURE
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AMERICA’S BOATING COURSE—No online registration is available
Course covers: rules of the road and government regulations, all information needed for BOAT/PWC operation, followed by an exam. This Course meets the New York State Requirements for Operation of a Motor Vessel for anyone Born after May 1, 1996 and Operation of a PWC. Minimum Age is 10 Years Old to obtain a Safe Boating Certification. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For info. call: Sewanhaka Power Squadron, Fred Deppert at (917) 560-8205 or email fdeppert@optonline.net
Course materials: book - $60 payable to the instructor on the first night of class. Families may share materials. Make checks payable to Sewanhaka Power Squadron.
Registration is thru Long Beach Continuing Education After March 4th call 516 897-2206 Mon. thru Thurs. from 7:pm - 9:pm to make a reservation. 
Fred Deppert
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
6 Wednesdays 
Middle School Rm# 71
Begins: April 10
Fee: Free


 
MASTER SWIM CLASS (Adults) - Limit 20
A swimming workout for the swimmer with basic swim knowledge and advanced swimmer. You will participate in learning better stroke technique and take part in a fun workout organized to your level of swimming. Tone, strengthen muscles and relieve stress while gliding stroke by stroke through a clean 6 lane pool. Class will include stretching, warm up, one (1) hour of pool time and cool down. Basic swim experience required.
Lauren Cecco
7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
8 Mondays and 8 Wednesdays
High School Pool
Begins Monday, March 18
Fee: $80; S.C.:$75

 
MEN’S BASKETBALL - Minimum age 25
Former high school or college players. Emphasis on active play. Priority is given to those in previous sessions. 
Neil Dugan
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
10 Tuesdays and 10 Thursdays
Middle School Gym
Begins Tuesday, March 19
Fee: $100



PICKLEBALL FOR BEGINNERS - Limit 6 per class
Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the world. It can be played by all ages and abilities. Pickleball is a hybrid of tennis and ping pong, and is played on a badminton sized court with a plastic “wiffle” style ball. It is immensely fun and social. Come learn the basics and discover the joy of Pickleball. Bring a racket (limited number available to lend) and be sure to wear sneakers.
Michael Derenze - USPTA Certified   
Lido School Gym – Entry at Middle School
8 Monday Classes per session
Select Session 6:15 - 7:15 or Session 7:15 - 8:15 
Begins Week of March 18
Fee per session: $55


 
PICKLEBALL FOR BEGINNERS - Limit 6 per class
Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the world. It can be played by all ages and abilities. Pickleball is a hybrid of tennis and ping pong, and is played on a badminton sized court with a plastic “wiffle” style ball. It is immensely fun and social. Come learn the basics and discover the joy of Pickleball. Bring a racket (limited number available to lend) and be sure to wear sneakers.
Michael Derenze - USPTA Certified             
Lido School Gym – Entry at Middle School                                                                                    
8 Monday Classes per session
8:15 - 9:15
Begins Week of March 18
Fee per session: $55


 
PICKLEBALL FOR ADVANCED - Limit 6 per class
Bring your Pickleball game to the next level. Learn strokes and strategies used by the best players. The better you get the more fun you will have. Bring a racket (limited number available to lend) and be sure to wear sneakers.
Michael Derenze - USPTA Certified                                                                                                 
7:10 - 8:10 p.m.
8 Wednesday Classes per session                              
Middle School Gym
Begins Week of March 18                                                                                                     
Fee per session: $55


 
PICKLEBALL FOR ADVANCED - Limit 6 per class
Bring your Pickleball game to the next level. Learn strokes and strategies used by the best players. The better you get the more fun you will have. Bring a racket (limited number available to lend) and be sure to wear sneakers.
Michael Derenze - USPTA Certified                                                                                                 
8:10 - 9:10 p.m.
8 Wednesday Classes per session                              
Middle School Gym
Begins Week of March 18                                                                                                 
Fee per session: $55


RECREATIONAL VOLLEYBALL INTERMEDIATE - Limit 32
Enjoy all the fun while improving your skills through active play.
Cindy Zarate
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
8 Mondays   
Middle School Gym 
Begins March 18
Fee: $55


SPACE AGE ASTRONOMY
Follow the progress of several recent space missions to the far side of the moon, Mercury, the Sun, asteroids, comets and Ultima Thule which is a billion miles beyond Pluto.
Photos of January's total lunar eclipse and details about the upcoming July 2nd South American total solar eclipse will also be covered as will be the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 manned moon landing. Several monster telescopes are now under construction for the mid and late 2020's which should revolutionize astronomy along with the James Webb Space Telescope.
Telescopic observing of the night sky on calm clear class nights.
Larry Gerstman
8:00 - 9:30 p.m.
8 Tuesdays
Middle School Room 302
Begins March 26
Fee: $45; S.C.:$40


 
THE BASICS OF ASTROLOGY (Learning what the stars have to teach)
The Zodiac - What are the 12 Signs? What symbols represent each sign and what are the characteristics of each unique sign.
What planets are contained in the Zodiac? What are the symbols for each? How do these planets affect us here on earth?
What is a Horoscope? It's so much more than what is in the daily papers.
What is a natal chart? What are the houses and what do they tell us?
How can we get along with people from other signs and how can we navigate circumstances using this knowledge.
Joanne Wolff
6:30-8:30 p.m.
4 Mondays
Middle School Room 71
Begins April 1
Fee: $50