Just in time for Halloween, The Center for Continuing Education is offering a VIP tour to Sunnyside, the home of Washington Irving, to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Irving’s ghost story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” Led by Larchmont resident Elizabeth L. Bradley, PhD, who has edited a number of Irving’s books, it includes a private tour of Sunnyside, decked out for Halloween, a discussion of The Legend and a look at some rare editions and other ephemera. The tour will take place on Thursday, October 24.
Other tours include: Repurposing 34th Street—Then and Now with Ginny Poleman, examining the revitalization and repurposing of buildings in the area between 5th and 8th Avenue on Tuesday, October 8; a visit with sculptor Bob Clyatt at his studio in Rye on Thursday, October 17; and guided studio visits and a silkscreening demonstration at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City with Ronnit Vasserman on Monday, October 28.
The Center offers a number of personal finance classes including Medicare 101 on October 3; Maximizing Your Social Security on October 17; Preserving Family Assets from Estate Taxes, Nursing Homes and More on November 4; and Managing Taxation in Retirement on Thursday, November 21.
Independent Films - Now and Forever with Michael DiGennarro, PhD, returns on Monday evenings beginning October. Drawing and Painting for all levels begins on Thursday, October 17.
The Center continues to expand its offerings to learners of all ages with Young Makers Workshops for 4th and 5th graders and 3D printing for middle schoolers in October.
Classes in nutrition for empty nesters, holiday cake decorating and computers round out the offerings. For more information and to register, visit LMCCE.org or call 914-698-9126.