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Brooklyn Brainery Classes Coming up in New York

Handmade Scented Satchets

You’ll learn a little bit of everything in this class – stenciling, hand sewing, and aromatherapy. We’ll talk a little bit about what scents are good for motivation, romance, and relaxation & stress relief. Many of these (like lavender) serve double duty – also preventing pests – which is why scented sachets are perfect to keep clothes...

$26
T.   Aug 30th, 6:30pm
All levels
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Oko Farms' Aquaponics 101

Spend a day getting your hands dirty at NYC's largest outdoor aquaponic farm, The Moore St Market Farm. In this 6-hour course students will learn the basic science of aquaponics, the fish best suited for aquaponics, seeding and harvesting in various different media, be introduced to design options and more. At the end of the...

$135
Sa.   Sep 3rd, 10am
All levels
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Get Artsy

Not Your Mother's Stained Glass

In this lecture, Judith Schaechter will discuss the design and technical aspects of her groundbreaking stained glass work. How do ideas become artworks anyway? Judith will discuss how she wrestles the immaterial into physical matter and how she often goes through multiple iterations before coming to any sort of resolution.   Following the lecture,...

$30
W.   Sep 7th, 6:30pm
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Change Makers: The Nature of Change

Do you ever wonder why it’s so hard to change? Even when you desperately want to start doing something differently (like save money, exercise more, eat healthier) you quickly find yourself right back where you began. Why?!?   Understanding how your brain, history, and the flow of your life are getting in your way is the first step to finally...

$11
Th.   Sep 8th, 8:30pm
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Paper Marbling Basics

Explore the varied wonders of suminagashi - paper marbling - in this workshop. You'll learn to work with ink, water, and surface tension to explore the infinite possibilities of the process. Are materials provided and included in cost of the class?  Yes Participants will leave with a collection of their own one-of-a-kind marbled paper. ...

$32
F.   Sep 9th, 6:30pm
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Learn to Sail Lesson

Try your hand at sailing on the Hudson. Perfect for people new to the sport! After a brief on-land safety and theoretical lesson (approx. 20 min.), students spend the rest of the time sailing. Students will learn how to steer, control the sails, the names of the different parts of the boat, and a few basic maneuvers. All students will receive a...

$95
Sa.   Sep 10th, 9am
All levels
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Other Dates (5)
Street Tree Identification for Beginners

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

$13
Sa.   Sep 10th, 10:30am
Beginner
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Marbled Cards

Spend some time learning the wonders of ink, water, and surface tension in this paper marbling workshop. Each participant will learn how to create their own, one-of-a-kind marbled papers. Are materials provided and included in cost of the class?  Yes Students will walk away with a completed set of six blank note cards with...

$40
Sa.   Sep 10th, 11am
All levels
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Paper Marbling + Bookbinding

In this workshop, you'll explore two processes: paper marbling and bookbinding. Spend the morning learning suminagashi techniques and creating hand-marbled papers. We'll use the marbled papers to create hand bound books with Japanese stab-binding techniques. Are materials provided and included in cost of the class?  Yes You'll leave with...

$57
Su.   Sep 11th, 11am
All levels
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Three Week Improv Intensive for Professionals

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...

$80
3 sessions
M.   Sep 12th, 6:30pm
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Wontons & Dumplings

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...

$55
T.   Sep 13th, 5:30pm
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A Cultural History of Rock'n'Roll

Since its official "birth" in 1955, the music called rock has marked itself as an expression of rebellion for generations. In this class we will be using an anthropological lens to explore the cultural and political history of rock'n'roll as it has been created and experienced in America. We will also take an historic journey through some of the sights...

$10
Th.   Sep 15th, 6:30pm
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Drawing with Scissors

We surround ourselves with it daily, yet, have you considered all the possibilities in a single sheet of paper? This class will explore the “out-of-the-box” possibilities paper can offer in both 2D and 3D. Using exacto blades (and/or scissors), paper and glue, we will explore positive and negative space through shapes...

$28
F.   Sep 16th, 3pm
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Saving for Junior's College Education

It's one of the biggest financial decisions families will make and yet so many parents are woefully unprepared. Who can blame them? The cost of college goes up about 5% a year -- twice the rate of inflation! It also significantly outpaces the average increase in personal income. Sure there's a wealth of information out there about college planning...

$10
Sa.   Sep 17th, 9am
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Family Tree Identification

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...

$15
Sa.   Sep 17th, 12:30pm
All levels
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