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The second level of American Sign Language is designed for students who have either participated in level 1 here at The Brainery or have prior experience using ASL.The course will develop story telling skills using classifiers, additional vocabulary, more complex ideas, and visual descriptions. We will also reinforce fingerspelling skills; counthigher...

$68
T.   Mar 31st, 8:30pm
Intermediate
(110)

Mesopotamia, the “Land Between the Two Rivers” in present-day Iraq, is often referred to as the Cradle of Civilization. The ancient peoples of this region developed the first cities and multicultural societies, invented writing and the wheel, and left behind incredible works of art and a rich and varied literature. Yet despite their...

$10
Th.   Apr 2nd, 6:30pm
Beginner
(110)

When you hear the word philanthropist, who do you picture? The majority of us see the billionaires, people like Bill and Melinda Gates. However, ordinary philanthropists, people giving time, money, or expertise in any amount, are just as extraordinary.This course will provide an overview of the field of philanthropy from a donor’s perspective, based...

$8
Th.   Apr 2nd, 8:30pm
All levels
(110)

We'll spend time talking about equipment assembly, feeding methods, and how to keep your bees alive and healthy to spring into the new beekeeping season.Bees are coming this month. Are you ready yet? Hives painted? Frames assembled? Impending sense of doom setting in? Join Tim and Shelly from BoroughBees.com for a last minute seminar session on new...

$10
Sa.   Apr 4th, 10am
Beginner
(110)

We’ll discuss the urban ecology of the site, both before and during landfill operations, since the landfill’s closing, and into the future. The former piles of municipal solid waste are being transformed into grasslands with a resurgence of grassland bird species now taking advantage of the park; the creeks are home to fish and mussels, and provide...

$8
T.   Apr 7th, 6:30pm
All levels
(110)

Come learn about what's being made in NYC today and what you can do to support local manufacturing. We'll cover industrial policy, business incubators, R&D, hybrid manufacturing, and the craft food movement, among other highlights. For decades, American and urban manufacturing charted a steep decline, a byproduct of globalization and outsourcing. Today,...

$10
Th.   Apr 9th, 8:30pm
All levels
(110)

In this class, you will learn the basic skills to make your own small tapestry style weaving, from start to finish! You don’t need any experience to join this class-you'll learn how to dress the loom, start the weaving, add a pattern or two, and tie it off. What you will take home is a pretty little wall hanging, or pot holder, or doll blanket, whatever...

$45
F.   Apr 10th, 1pm
Beginner
(110)

Get outside and learn to identify trees by the details: bark, buds, leaves and tree form. Class will start with an overview of identificationterminology and then practice outside in the field. Join us for a ramble around the neighborhood and get to know some trees!Note: Walks happen rain or shine and exact meeting...

$13
Su.   Apr 12th, 10:30am
All levels
(110)
Sunday April 12 10:30am - 12pm 1 Session $13
Sunday April 12 12:30pm - 2pm 1 Session $13
Saturday April 25 10:30am - 12pm 1 Session $13
Saturday April 25 12:30pm - 2pm 1 Session $13
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In this class, students will learn the presentation skills essential to become a more interesting speaker. One of the top fears in the world is public speaking. And some people make it look so simple – they use the right tone, the right gestures, project correctly and enunciate every word. Your school doesn’t necessarily offer a class in how to...

$27
M.   Apr 13th, 3:30pm
All levels
(110)

We'll take a world tour to check out everything from hidden-from-sight modern-age dinosaurs and tiny lucky owl people, to giant sea beasts and Long Island's very own home-grown Monster! Forget the things that go bump in the night, these mythical beasts go crash and roar and make other very large sounds. Sure, Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster will...

$12
M.   Apr 13th, 7pm
All levels
(110)

In our everyday lives, we encounter all sorts of legal questions and, in many cases, we're not sure of our rights.In this class, we'll talk about our legal rights in the real world. What if you're pulled over? Can the cops search you car and under what circumstances? If a friend stays at your place for two months, can you just throw them out whenever...

$9
M.   Apr 13th, 8:30pm
All levels
(110)

Improvisation is not just something for actors and comedians. MBA Students are being asked to take improv classes. Why? The answer is the same reason why professionals and educators should be trained: the root is in communication. Even the basic improv principle of “yes, and” is the essential idea behind inquiry.Improv is a life skill that builds...

$75
W.   Apr 15th, 6:30pm
All levels
(110)

Mystified by double pointed needles? Learn how to tame these set of five needles by making your first pair of socks. By working through Stacey Trock’s pattern, we will not only master seamless knitting, but tailor our socks as we go. Never worked circularly? No worries because these ankle length socks will make the perfect first project!Materials...

$48
Sa.   Apr 18th, 1pm
All levels
(110)

Get outside and learn about bark, leaves, and fruit with your little one! Learn what to look for in signs of Spring and identify a few trees along the way. This walk will be suitable for children ages 7-9.Note: All children must be accompanied by an adult. The $15 ticket option is for one adult + one child. If you'd like to purchase a ticket for an...

$15
Su.   Apr 19th, 10:30am
All levels
(110)

This class will trace New York City's protracted struggle to contain its solid waste burden, from the 19th century to the present. We will cover key topics like public health, the Department of Sanitation, the Fresh Kills Landfill, environmental justice, and recycling. We will also discuss the future of municipal solid waste management, and innovative...

$10
M.   Apr 20th, 8:30pm
All levels
(110)

This class is a primer in how to recognize a healthy argument and avoid unhealthy ones. By teaching you the basic tools to construct your own arguments as well as resolve arguments you previously found infuriating, you can successfully learn to ARGUE, not FIGHT!Dreading the thought of asking for a raise at your year end review? Tired of losing to...

$10
W.   Apr 22nd, 8:30pm
Beginner
(110)

Sweaters aren’t just for the winter! In this four-week course, I will take students through the steps of making their first sweater to wear into spring with one of Andi Satterlund’s patterns. The course will focus on not only how to make a sweater, but how to tailor it to your measurements. While the pattern may be a cropped long sleeve...

$80
F.   Apr 24th, 12pm
All levels
(110)

Students will learn the skills and techniques for charcoal drawing. Ever wonder how those beautiful Michelangelo sketches are made? It's not genius or talent, but can be broken down into clear technique and skills. Pick out your favorite Michelangelo (or Leonardo if you prefer the anatomy) sketch and we can reproduce it together in this class.The class...

$30
F.   Apr 24th, 3pm
Beginner
(110)

In this workshop, we'll cover the basics of reading a trail map, from scale and contour lines to commonly used symbols - a skill that'll get you outdoors more while keeping you safe.In addition, we'll explore some of the many awesome hiking trails in our region, preparing you for a summer of adventures.Note: This class is hosted in partnership...

$10
Sa.   Apr 25th, 10am
All levels
(110)

In this class, we’ll learn the basics of wrapping and how to make both Chinese dumplings and wontons.Love dumplings and eager to make them at home? Join us in this 2 hour dumpling extravaganza!Then we will move on to the cooking process, to learn a sure-fire method for pan-frying dumplings to crispy perfection. As for the wontons, so you can learn...

$42
M.   Apr 27th, 5pm
All levels
(110)
Monday April 27 5pm - 7pm 1 Session $42
Monday April 27 7:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $42
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