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Adult Services Department - Programs and Services

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Self-Identity and the Art of Tantra

Tuesday, February 7 7:00pm
The Sanskrit root for Tantra gives the image of a loom, showing how we are all connected in the great fabric of life. Most people associate Tantra with sexuality, but in its fuller sense it is about how we affect one another, and sometimes lose ourselves or find ourselves. Learn about Tantra with poet/philosopher Mankh, who will explain how this self-discipline can help you heal from traumas and learn to become your true self.
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Pre-Retirement Workshop

Monday, February 6 7:00pm
This information-packed series will help you answer questions such as: Am I ready to retire? Can I afford to retire? What are some sources of retirement income? How can I cut expenses? What will I do with my time? Where will I live? Conducted by retirement coach and retiree Richard Gluck, this series will be particularly helpful for those within five years of retirement.
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Art Talk: Picasso and the Masters

Monday, February 6 7:00pm
SUNY Farmingdale Professor Thomas Germano will examine the work of Pablo Picasso, who had two fundamentally different ways of responding to the masters. The first was to seamlessly assimilate the subject matter into his own art, while the second was to engage in a personal dialogue with the past, consciously creating in the style of ancient Greek, Egyptian, Iberian, African, and Renaissance artists. In both ways, Picasso's abstract modernism reaffirmed his o
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Harmonica Magic

Sunday, February 5 2:00pm
Harmonica virtuoso Jia-Yi He, winner of several awards in international competitions and past soloist with the China National Symphony Orchestra and the Nassau Pops Symphony Orchestra, will present a program of world-class harmonica music ranging from classical to jazz to pop. Mr. He played four harmonicas simultaneously on the television show America’s Got Talent, receiving a standing ovation from the judges. You’ll be amazed at the range of sounds t
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Intro to Sign Language

Saturdays, February 4 & 11 10:00am
Learn American Sign Language the fun way with instructor Elizabeth K. Fox, who will teach you the manual alphabet, numbers, colors, members of the family, and much more. At the completion of these classes, you will be able to have a simple conversation in sign!
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Antarctica: My Experience at the Bottom of the World

Saturday, February 4 3:00pm
Marianne McNamara, Assistant Professor of Biology and Oceanography at Suffolk County Community College, will share her adventures aboard an icebreaker for two months at the bottom of the world. Enjoy breath-taking photography and find out how scientists work (and play) in this harsh and remote but beautiful setting. Hear about her travels in 60-foot seas, navigating the Ross Ice Shelf, working in subzero temperatures under 24-hours of daylight, and encount
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Quilters Sew-In

Saturday, February 4 10:00am
In this open sew-in, share your ideas with others and learn hands-on cutting and blocking techniques. Bring your project-in-progress or start something new. No registration required.
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Heartfulness Meditation

Fridays, February 3 & 17 3:30pm
Saturdays, February 11 & 25 1:30pm

Take a break and de-stress to achieve a calmer disposition and a more balanced and fulfilling life. No registration required.
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Knit & Crochet

Thursday, February 2 7:00pm
Tuesday, February 14 10:00am

“Knot” doing well with your knitting project? Need help unraveling the mysteries of crochet? Marion Reiter will provide the guidance you need in this friendly and informal group. No registration required.
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February Gallery: Community, Collaboration & Music

Art Reception
Saturday, February 18 1:00pm-4:00pm

Meet the artists, collaborate on a special piece of art, and listen to some great local acoustic acts.
Featured Long Island artists Krista Biedenback. Gordon Lafler, Jason Lubrano, Andrew Mihopulos, Gabrielle Moisan, Kristen Ryan Shea, and Crash Reynolds have come together to create a community through their art. Drawing influences from music, comic books, pop culture, graffiti, and street art as well as environmental issues and
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