Enrichment Programs


AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE
AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE

Geared to Seniors but All Ages Welcome

with Bernie Kettenbeil, R.N.

 

This new and updated program of classroom instruction, developed by the AARP and approved by the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles, helps you refine and hone existing skills and develop safe defensive driving techniques.  Learn how to handle adverse driving conditions, distracted driving behaviors, NYS laws, and traffic hazards.  Participants will learn about the effects of aging, medications, hearing loss, and vision issues.   Although this program is geared towards drivers aged 50 and older, it is open to licensed drivers of all ages. 

 

You may be eligible for up to a 10% reduction of the collision portion of your insurance, deductions may vary by company.  Reduce up to 4 DMV points on your record.

SPECIAL PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS:

·         ONLINE REGISTRATION IS UNAVAILABLE FOR THIS PROGRAM. Please register by mail or in person at the Recreation Department.

·         Each participant must pay with a separate check or money order payable to AARP.

 

·         CASH OR CREDIT PAYMENTS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

Session Session Dates Days of Week Location(s) Grade/Age Filled  
Winter 2020 AARP SMART Driver 02/19/2020
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Southold Town Recreation Center 0/35
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Art Journaling Winter 2020
Art Journaling Winter 2020

An Outlet for your Creative Expression
with Lois Levy

Are you looking to explore the artist within? Are you seeking a creative stress reliever or a relaxing outlet? Then this class is for you! Art journaling is a satisfying creative process that anyone can do. Designing your very own unique art journal is an enjoyable way of letting go and getting in touch with your imaginative self. No experience is necessary, just a desire to create. With the use of ink markers, paint, scribbled thoughts, collage and other fun creative techniques this class will allow you to do something just for yourself. No need to be concerned with the outcome. You are in the “no judgement zone” here. So come and join us to celebrate your expressive inner artist in this relaxed atmosphere. Participants must bring their own supplies. A materials list will be provided at registration.

For Adults 18 years and older.

Session Session Dates Days of Week Location(s) Grade/Age Filled  
Winter 2020 Art Journaling 03/27/2020
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Southold Town Recreation Center 18+ Years 1/12
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Beneficial Botanicals
Beneficial Botanicals

with Heather Cusack

Discover how to enjoy beneficial botanicals in gardening, cooking and most especially medicinal remedies. Learn about growing herbs on the North Fork, from native plants to those we can cultivate in our own gardens that can be used for improving health and well-being, and even medicinal remedies. Herbalist Heather Cusack will discuss how to use herbs to make teas and tea blends, tinctures and incorporating them into recipes. Expand your repertoire beyond the commonly known beneficial herbs such as oregano, peppermint and rosemary to include lesser known ones such as nettle and elecampane.

Session Session Dates Days of Week Location(s) Grade/Age Filled  
Winter 2020 Beneficial Botanicals 02/06/2020 - 02/27/2020
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Peconic Lane Community Center 0/12
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Botanicals for Healthy Living
Botanicals for Healthy Living

Botanicals for Healthy Living
with Heather Cusack

Learn the basics of incorporating botanicals into your life. In this one-hour workshop, herbalist Heather Cusack will provide an overview of the many ways to use herbs in cooking, medicinal remedies, and even gardening. In this program you will make herb tea and learn about tea blends, get resources for planning your spring garden, and discuss medicinal herbs such as ashwaghanda, elderberry, nettles and marshmallow

Session Session Dates Days of Week Location(s) Grade/Age Filled  
Winter 2020 Botanicals for Healthy Living 01/23/2020
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Peconic Lane Community Center 1/12
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Charcoal Drawing
Charcoal Drawing

with Lisa Baglivi

Learn the basics of charcoal drawing, Investigate the brilliance of the classic medium used by the old masters throughout time. Students should bring black and white charcoal pencils, kneaded eraser, tortillion (paper blending tool) and a 9x12 in or larger drawing pad.

Session Session Dates Days of Week Location(s) Grade/Age Filled  
Winter 2020 Charcoal Drawing 02/25/2020 - 03/10/2020
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Southold Town Recreation Center 8/10
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CPR CERTIFICATION COURSE
CPR CERTIFICATION COURSE

American Heart Association Basic Life Support for the Health Care Provider

With Chris Manfredi of Southold Fire Department

 

American Heart Association Adult/Infant and Child CPR, foreign body airway obstruction in conscious and unconscious patients, use of barrier protection (pocket masks), bag valve mask ventilation (BVM’s) and the use of the Automated External Defibrillator are covered in this course. There is a written and skills evaluation for this program. Students will receive the BLS for Health Care Provider Course Certification along with a study guide.  This course will satisfy the requirements of Certification for many First Responders, EMS, Fire, EMT, Paramedic, Nurse, Doctor or Lifeguard.  Please be advised that a lot of time is spent on the ground kneeling while practicing CPR, so participants should consider wearing comfortable clothing and bringing padding to kneel on.

 

Session Session Dates Days of Week Location(s) Grade/Age Filled  
Winter 2020 CPR 01/11/2020
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Southold Town Recreation Center 0/25
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DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE
DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE

Motor Vehicle Insurance & Point Reduction Course

With Chris and Dante Manfredi of Allstate Insurance

 

Save money on your auto insurance premium and reduce points on your license with this 6-hour driver’s safety course. If you are a New York State Licensed principal operator, you are eligible for a saving of 10% of the liability, basic PIP, and collision premium for 3 years, and if needed, a reduction of up to 4 violation points on your DMV driving record.

The New York Safety Program 6 Hour Point and Insurance Reduction Course will show you how to improve your driving by learning how to make rational, low risk decisions under stressful driving conditions.  There is no test.  Please bring your lunch, a refrigerator is provided for your convenience.  Please bring a copy of your license to class as well.

Session Session Dates Days of Week Location(s) Grade/Age Filled  
Winter 2020 Defensive Driving 01/18/2020
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Southold Town Recreation Center 6/40
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Drawing - Intro to Intermediate
Drawing - Intro to Intermediate

with Lisa Baglivi

Learn to draw or brush up on your skills with intermediate drawing class.  Instructor Lisa Baglivi will cover the fundamentals, including observation drawing, value, proportions, and composition. Skills will be developed by creating still life drawings, studying perspective, and the old masters. Students should bring 2B, 4B, 6B drawing pencils, eraser, rules and a 9x12 inch or larger drawing pad.

Session Session Dates Days of Week Location(s) Grade/Age Filled  
Winter 2020 Drawing Intro - Intermediate 01/28/2020 - 02/11/2020
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Southold Town Recreation Center 10/10
Guitar Lessons - Advanced
Guitar Lessons - Advanced

For Adults & Youth Aged 14 and Older
with Tom Boucher

Advanced players who are well versed in the fundamentals of guitar and reading music will enjoy further honing their skills with this program. Learn additional advanced techniques from the instructor and even your fellow classmates in these structured jam sessions. What a great way to spend a winter’s evening! Students must supply their own guitars.

This program is for students aged 14 and older

Session Session Dates Days of Week Location(s) Grade/Age Filled  
Winter 2020 Guitar Lessons Advanced 01/22/2020 - 03/18/2020
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Peconic Lane Community Center 14+ Years 3/9
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Guitar Lessons - Beginners & Intermediates
Guitar Lessons - Beginners & Intermediates

For Adults & Youth Aged 14 and Older
with Tom Boucher

This course will teach the fundamentals of guitar playing to beginner and intermediate students.  Participants will learn how to tune a guitar, read basic musical notation, along with simple exercises to strengthen your hands, and play a song melody using notes and chords.  Students must supply their own guitars.

This program is for students aged 14 and older

Session Session Dates Days of Week Location(s) Grade/Age Filled  
Winter 2020 Guitar Beginner/Intermediate 01/22/2020 - 03/18/2020
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Peconic Lane Community Center 14+ Years 2/9
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