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Presentation Skills

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

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...

Wednesday Mar 15th, 7:30pm

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Wontons & Dumplings

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

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...

Wednesday Mar 29th, 5pm

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Classic Charcoal Drawing for Beginners

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

In this class, 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...

Sunday Mar 5th, 11am

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Handmade Scented Satchets

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
1233 Prospect Ave Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, New York 11218

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...

Wednesday Feb 22nd, 6:30pm

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History of New York City Transportation

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Full Course Name: A History of New York City Transportation - From Horsecars to Helicopters By some estimates, for every New Yorker you see walking around on the streets, there’s one New Yorker underground, riding the train. That’s right - 1/2 of New York’s population is on some form of public transportation at any given moment. This miraculous...

Thursday Feb 23rd, 8:30pm

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The NYC You've Never Seen: Queens Edition

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Did you know Queens, NY is a land of discovery...? A place where you can visit: an abandoned missile base by the ocean, a walk-through replica of a mountain cave within a giant temple, a block with a thriving "Jurassic Park" of lizards, a ranch with cowboys, horses and a saddle shop, a subway that shoots you across the water to a remote island wildlife...

Tuesday Feb 21st, 8:30pm

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Change Makers: The Nature of Change

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

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...

Tuesday Feb 28th, 4pm

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Sculpting with Wool: Needle Felting Basics

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
1233 Prospect Ave Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, New York 11218

From Etsy to Martha Stewart, needle felting has been making the rounds in the craft world. In this three-hour class you'll learn how to turn un-spun wool into your own miniature 3D creation, and you'll walk away with a finished project and some basic supplies to continue crafting beyond the classroom. As an added bonus,...

Thursday Mar 2nd, 6:30pm

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Kokedama: Make Your Own Living Moss Balls

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

In this hands-on workshop you’ll have access to all the materials needed to make your own beautiful kokedama and will be taken step by step through the unique process. Everyone will make two kokedama to take home with them at the end of the night. Originating in Japan, kokedama are living plant and moss balls. Traditionally displayed sitting,...

Friday Mar 3rd, 6pm

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New York: City of the Dead

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

New York City is dense with the dead. From the sprawling acres of Green-Wood in Brooklyn and Woodlawn in the Bronx, to the hidden urban corners of the New York Marble Cemetery in the East Village and Trinity Church Cemetery on Wall Street, the eternal New Yorkers are a silent, but considerable, population. But much more than just places of morbid...

Tuesday Feb 21st, 6:30pm

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Perfume 101: Fragrance Basics

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

This course is a general introduction to women's fragrance -- think of it as a "perfume appreciation" class. It will include an overview of useful terminology and fragrance categories; guided sniffing of some key "notes" used in perfumery; and suggestions for shopping and further exploration. "Why does my perfume seem to change while I'm wearing it?"...

Wednesday Mar 8th, 6:30pm

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Grime and Glory: A History of Prospect Park

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Landscape architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux envisioned Brooklyn’s Prospect Park as a pastoral refuge in the midst of a rapidly urbanizing city. For generations, the park fulfilled its promise, but by 1976 the goddess driving atop the arch in Grand Army Plaza had fallen over in her chariot, a symbol of the park’s decay. Spiraling...

Wednesday Mar 8th, 8:30pm

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Introduction to Embroidery: Tote Bags

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
1233 Prospect Ave Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, New York 11218

Join this class to learn the practical applications to embroidery. This class will focus on creating monogrammed designs by combining basic stitches to create a unique tote bag. In addition to fundamental stitches, we will also learn the satin stitch, which can be used to cover large areas, and proves most useful.tudents will start these projects...

Saturday Mar 11th, 1pm

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Winter Buds Tree Walk

at Brooklyn Brainery

Leaves and flowers waiting quietly to burst forth in Spring are concealed in the sly and secretive buds along the branches. Now is the time to get up close and personal with some good long looks at those buds! Hand lenses will be provided to aid our inspections. This walk meets rain or shine in Prospect Park. Exact...

Saturday Feb 25th, 10:30am

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Upcycle Your Jewelry

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
1233 Prospect Ave Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, New York 11218

In this class, you learn to upcycle old jewelry into a necklace that you love.  Using basic jewelry making techniques such as knotting, creating pendants and using jump rings, you will be taught how to salvage good stuff from old jewelry to make something new.  You will learn to work like a designer by...

Saturday Feb 25th, 11am

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