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Tarot and the Cup of Receptivity

at New York Open Center - Flatiron
22 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

The archetypal images of the tarot connect us to the voice of our inner wisdom. Our subconscious mind uses images as it’s primary method of communication. The images of the tarot, just like the images in dreams, can stimulate deep insights into ourselves and others, leading to a more meaningful life.  In this workshop, we will learn how to...

Saturday Oct 27th, 7pm

How to Meditate II: A Deeper Foray into Mindfulness

at Brooklyn Brainery - Park Slope
1110 8th Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

One of the best things I've ever done for myself was learning to meditate and create a daily mindfulness practice. Mindfulness Meditation helps me rebuff the jerk in my head who encourages me to make bad decisions; with a daily practice, I'm now able to sift through my thoughts so I'm (mostly) acting on the good ones, not the bad ones.  In this...

Monday Nov 5th, 8:30pm

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Know Thy Self: The Hand as a Guide to Self-Fulfillment

at New York Open Center - Flatiron
22 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

The hand has been called God’s Road Map. Palmistry is a spiritual gift that is both a science and a universal language.Reading your own palm is like reading a book about yourself, and the story the hand tells us about your strengths and weaknesses, relationships, health, and the best choices for happiness in your life. It reveals the best periods...

Friday Nov 30th, 7pm

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Homeowner's Guide to Basic Plumbing

at New York City College of Technology - Downtown Brooklyn
25 Chapel St 4th Fl, Brooklyn, New York 11201

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


Homeowner's Basic Tool Kit

at New York City College of Technology - Downtown Brooklyn
25 Chapel St 4th Fl, Brooklyn, New York 11201

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


Unteachables: Movie Magic 101

at Caveat - Lower East Side
21-A Clinton St, New York, New York 10002

Matthew Starr and Monique Moses assemble a class of your favorite stand up comedians to get schooled by an amazing teacher/expert. Think there’s no such thing as a stupid question? Just you wait. This month's class is Movie Magic 101 with Dr. Nick Crist – he'll tell us all about making fake blood look real on screen for this spooky October sh...


Food of the Dead: A Culinary History of Funeral Food

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
190 Underhill Ave Brooklyn, NY 11238, Brooklyn, New York 11238

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...


Introducing Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, Part II

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Bach completed The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I in 1722. Twenty years later he published an even more ambitious work, The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II, as one part of an ambitious four-part Keyboard Series, which was a systematic and complete survey of the art of keyboard music from his particular perspective.  In its size and stylistic reach,...


Ben Franklin Circle

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Discuss the first seven of Ben Franklin’s virtues — Temperance, Silence, Order, Resolution, Frugality, Industry, Sincerity — and answer two questions: How can we improve ourselves and how can we improve our world? In regular small group discussions, Circle members use Franklin’s classic 13 civic virtues to spark discussion about members’...


7 sessions

Beginner Ballet Bun Workshop (Ages 6-11)

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Learn the technique of crafting a perfect ballet bun that can last through every spin, twirl and leap in your upcoming dance class! Dancers will receive a ballet bun kit including all essential accessories to create the perfect bun, participate in a hands-on tutorial, test how their ballet bun lasts in a high energy dance class and create their...


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Learn to Juggle (or Get Better)

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

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.


World of Music I: For Movies — Composers & Songwriters

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Music and movies have been inextricably and often gloriously linked since before the “talking picture” in the later 1920’s. This semester we take a broad-ranging look at some of the greatest music ever written for film, whether in the hands of such exceptional composers as Bernard Hermann, Erich Korngold, Aaron Copland, Ennio Morricone, Leonard...


12 sessions

Intro to the Tarot

at Remedies Herb Shop - Carroll Gardens
453 Court St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

For many people, the old year closes out with a certain amount of frantic cleaning and gift-buying for the Yuletide, followed by a brief respite to digest, then onto New Years’ celebrations. January – whether you greeted New Years Day fresh and excited or slightly hungover! – is an excellent time for doing some divination to prepare oneself for...


Employment Strategies

at Noble Desktop - SoHo
594 Broadway Ste 1202, New York, New York 10012

This seminar is designed to enlighten you, inspire you, and give you solid strategies for gaining employment. As both a training center and employer, Noble Desktop is in a unique position to tell you what works and does not work when looking for computer graphics employment. There are a few rules that most graphic designers and production people...


Behind the Mix of a Hit Song!

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

How does a song like Kesha’s “Woman” become the track, Kesha: “Woman?” What goes into the process of building a fully-produced pop music megahit? How does a sophisticated studio production transfer to live performance, whether in a small club or sold-out arena? Find out from Kesha’s own musical director, David Cook, as he pulls back the...


3 sessions