Boynton Beach-Ross Palm Beach Gardens
 Boynton Beach
 Palm Beach Gardens



Academy of
  Continuing Education

Winter 2015

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Arts, Music & Entertainment
Health & Wellness

Jewish Culture & Israel

Leisure & Literature

Personal Growth & Financial

Social, Political & Historical Issues

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Magic for Grandparents
All of us love to entertain our grandchildren and get them away from their electronic gadgets when we visit them or they come to us. Showing and explaining simple card tricks, using no special gimmicks or slights of hand, will be our agenda.
(Class limited to 12 participants).
Instructor: Joel Lerner
>Monday; 12:30 pm
February 9, 23, March 2

How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying
This often humorous story of a young refugee boy after his arrival into the U.S. in 1941 will delight you with anecdotes and interesting famous customers. Beginning with his first job at age 13, in a house of young, hard-working young” ladies” to a successful career in new invented air conditioning in
midtown Manhattan.
Instructor: Fred Behrend
>Tuesday; 12:30 pm
February 24

An Elegant Wine Experience
As a connoisseur of wine, Ken’s years of experience will be shared. The expertise on describing and detailing various types of wines will be enhanced by tasting and enjoyment for the palette. We will learn and decide which wines go best with foods,
how to buy wine, the cost of wine, proper methods of wine storage and which countries should be considered when selecting wines. An interactive experience awaits you.
Instructor: Ken Emmer
>Mondays; 2:00 pm
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Fine Jewelry with Beads
Enter a world of fashion and design of beaded jewelry. Learn about the tricks of the trade to create your own pearl and bead necklaces, bracelets, earrings and more. Discover why people have been fascinated by beads since ancient times, then marvel about an explosion of colors and styles.
Instructor: Ingrid Webster
>Monday; 12:30 pm
March 16

George Washington Danced….Here, There & Everywhere
The call to dance for the privileged Southern Aristocrat, masquerading under the guise of courtly manners, was a masterpiece of deception, intimidated only by the diabolically clever itinerant dance “Master”. Dance for the Puritans was an abomination while the Shakers did the unmentionable. This class highlights how various mismatched groups during a parallel period in American history set the precedence for future dance in America.
Instructor: Evelyn Halper
>Tuesday; 2:00 pm
March 17

Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks
View the unique offerings of the largest active geothermal areas in the world, including Old Faithful. Explore the beauty of the colorful Grand Canyon of Yellowstone. The Teton mountain range is one of the most photographed in the U.S. Journey through the scenic Snake River Valley historical district and the wildlife of Oxbow Bend. Travel back in time, put on your ten gallon hat, and get ready to visit Jackson Hole, WY.
Instructor: Arny Landy
>Monday; 12:30 pm
March 23


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