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Learn to Juggle (or Get Better)

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights, New York

In this one-hour session, we'll learn to juggle in slow motion, first with scarves, then with balls.  Juggling is super fun and good for you too! Come have some fun getting fit, brainy, & super coordinated.

Monday Feb 6th, 8:30pm

(458)

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Home Owner's Basic Tool Kit

at New York City College of Technology - Downtown Brooklyn, New York

Cut a board, level a shelf; install an anchor bolt in a hollow wall. This class will stock your toolkit with the most useful tools and give you handson tips for using them. Discover your inner handyperson and save money on basic repairs. Note: Price Includes $20 Registration Fee

Wednesday Mar 1st, 6pm

(35)

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An Introduction to the Tarot

at New York Open Center - Flatiron, New York

The Tarot, ostensibly a deck of decorated cards, is in fact a symbolic system whose images express Pythagorean, Platonic and Hermetic mystical ideas. Once one grasps the Tarot’s philosophy and structure, the cards can be used as an intuitive device to connect with one’s inner wisdom. In this class we will study the symbolism of the Tarot as its...

$135

3 sessions

Thursday Apr 6th, 8pm

(128)

Home Owner's Guide to Basic Plumbing

at New York City College of Technology - Downtown Brooklyn, New York

Basic plumbing: How to fix a toilet, install a faucet, stop a drip, or unclog a drain. Save on costly repairs that you can do yourself. Note: Price Includes $20 Registration Fee

Wednesday Mar 8th, 6pm

(35)

Feng Shui and Architecture

at Pratt Institute - West Village, New York

An overview of Feng Shui spanning from its ancient origins, to its various schools of interpretation, to its practical application in modern construction will be presented. Case studies of buildings erected with and without these principles will be studied and compared. Symbolic and cultural aspects in architecture will be...

Wednesday Apr 5th, 9am

(37)

The NYC You've Never Seen

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights, New York

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...

$10
No Upcoming Schedules
(458)

Made in NYC: The Reinvention of Local Manufacturing

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights, New York

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. This class examines public policy and current trends. For decades, American and urban manufacturing charted a steep...

$10
No Upcoming Schedules
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The Art of Blackjack

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights, New York

Have you ever wanted to beat the casinos at their own game? Here's your chance to learn the ins and outs of the game of blackjack and card counting, how counters are both loved and hated by the casinos, and how you don't need to be a math wizard to count cards. In this class, we'll start with the basics and explain the rules and how to play blackjack...

$25
No Upcoming Schedules
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Food of the Dead: A Culinary History of Funeral Food

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights, New York

At the end of an early American funeral, participants were given a cookie: spiced with caraway, and stamped with a special design, they were often kept for years as a memento of the departed. Although mourning traditions have changed over time, and vary from place to place, what they have in common is food and drink. From the home parlour to the funeral...

$16
No Upcoming Schedules
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This Just In: The Latest News From Outer Space

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights, New York

Combining the latest information and discoveries from astronomy and astrophysics with the latest images of and by telescopes, we will explore the following areas: A brief history of humanity’s view(s) of the Universe Near Earth environment The Moon The Sun The inner and outer Solar System Extrasolar systems The search...

$10
No Upcoming Schedules
(458)

Punk! A History 1967-1982

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights, New York

This class will talk about the origins of Punk Rock, the bands that shaped the movement, the clubs where they played, the people who made an impact on the scene, and what it all means. Explore the music, people, scene, and movement of the most misunderstood pop-culture phenomenon. Punk is one of the most influential forms of music created in the...

$10
No Upcoming Schedules
(458)

Biotechnology Crash Course

at Brooklyn Brainery - Fort Greene, New York

Did you know that an entire human genome can be sequenced in three days? And that all the cheese that you eat is made with genetically engineered rennet? Biotechnology touches our lives in many ways, and it is changing with blinding speed. This course covers the basic techniques that facilitated the biotechnology revolution, and shows you where it...

$300

3 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
(458)

Mysterious Beast Monsters

at Brooklyn Brainery - Gowanus, New York

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
No Upcoming Schedules
(458)

Gender, Sex and Sexuality

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights, New York

In this class, we will explore the cultural definitions of each through examples from cultures around the world and through historic time. Students may be inspired to "see" these terms in a whole new light. Although sometimes understood as being almost the exact same thing, gender, sex and sexuality have distinct meanings. This class will include...

$10
No Upcoming Schedules
(458)

Vampires, Werewlves, and Things Go Bump In The Night

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights, New York

Just in time for the spooky aftermath of Halloween, let's explore America's favorite fears: vampires, werewolves, and more! Leave Bram Stoker in the dust with a new favorite blood-sucker like Varney the Vampire, and learn whether silver bullets are your only hope against the wolfman. We'll be exploring ancient history, traditional folklore, as well...

$10
No Upcoming Schedules
(458)