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Practical Mindfulness
Learn how to become mindful through the practice of meditation. Classes consist of part lecture, question and answer, followed by a period of true meditation.
Instructor: James Bandler
> Tuesdays; 10:15 am
November 25, December 9


Novel Ideas
Do you love reading and discussing literature? Are you the type of person who can’t put down a good book and loves to discuss it with friends? If so, this class is for you. Tentative titles that will be up for discussion: The White Tiger- Aravind Adiga, Just Revenge- Alan Dershowitz, and Second Hand Smoke- Thane Rosenbaum
Instructor: Janet Eskolsky Taubin
> Tuesday; 12:30 pm
   December 16


The Russians Are Coming: Russian Community in Brighton Beach
A singularly talented writer makes his literary debut with this provocative, soulful, and sometimes hilarious story of a failed journalist asked to do the unthinkable: forge Holocaust-restitution claims for old Russian Jews in Brooklyn, New York. A special connection between the author and our own Vera Fried is detailed as this story is shared.
Instructor: Vera Fried
> Monday; 12:30 pm
   December 1


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
> Mondays; 12:30 pm
   December 1, 8, 15


Dorothy Parker: The Wittiest Woman of the 20th Century
Dorothy Parker was an American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist, best known for her wit, wisecracks, and eye for 20th-century urban foibles. From a conflicted and unhappy childhood, Parker rose to acclaim, both for her literary output in such venues as The New Yorker and as a founding member of the Algonquin Round Table. Following the breakup of the circle, Parker traveled to Hollywood to pursue screenwriting. Her successes there, including two Academy Award nominations, were curtailed as her involvement in left-wing politics led to a place on the Hollywood blacklist.
Instructor: Vera Fried
> Monday; 12:30 pm
   December 8


Happy: An Ultimate Movie about Humans at Their Best
The Happy DVD will take the ACE audience on a journey to the slums of Calcutta to the Swamps of Louisiana in search of what makes people really happy. Combining real life stories of people around the world along with powerful scientific interviews, you will be aided in your own search for happiness. Following the movie, there will be a discussion on how each of us sees our own happiness and how to create it.
Instructor: Arthur Feingold
> Tuesday; 12:30 pm
   December 9


The Radio Broadcaster Extraordinaire-and Why I Gave Him That Title
This broadcaster served a dual purpose on radio. He was a newscaster and an amazing story teller. He deservedly developed a large audience. Find out the story.
Instructor: Stanton Polin
> Monday; 12:30 pm; December 15

 

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