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September 2021

Irish Language

September 9, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$119

Designed for beginners to fluent speakers, students will be divided into groups, each with its own instructor, based on abilities and needs. Groups will interact with one another and participate in joint activities. This format will enhance the objective of keeping Irish available as the living, spoken language at the very heart of Irish culture. Whether you’re looking to dive into the Tain Bo Culaigne or just pick up a few phrases for travel, this program will work for you!…

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Friday Morning Musing For Short Story Lovers

September 10, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$49

Delve into short stories by the greatest of writers. Discover and relish the many aspects of a fascinating story – character, plot, setting, and the life experience of the author. Share in discussions of stories that move us to better understand ourselves and each other. Sect 1: Short stories by Joyce Carol Oates, Fri, Sept 10, 17, 24 Sect 2: Short stories by Anton Chekhov, Fri, Oct 8, 15, 22 ZOOM Fee and Code: $49, XHUML 099 Call To Register…

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Write Away!

September 14, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$79

Fiction or not, this course is a light-hearted approach to what some consider a serious endeavor: the written word. Participants will recognize what makes writing engage us, and try their hand at the following skills: the backstory, the narrator, description, the narrative arc, and writing to the conclusion. Each class will focus on one of these. Students will respond to weekly prompts, or if you have something specific in mind, that can be your goal. The only requirement is the…

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Glory Days of Asbury Park?

September 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$15

            Join us for a closer look at the grand history and the sober realities of today’s Asbury Park. Professors Molly Vollman Makris and Mary Gatta, authors of Gentrification at the Shore tell the story of life on the West Side of Asbury Park as the East Side prospers and point to a potential path forward. Learn about this evolving redevelopment and what it means to long time Asbury residents – and to all of…

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Drawing, Lifelong Learning Program

September 22, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$169

Learn or review basic concepts and techniques while expanding your creative vision. Concepts include line, value, and perspective. Teacher demonstration and hands-on instruction. Suggested materials list will be emailed to students one week before class. 5 SESSIONS Wed, Sept 22-Oct 20, 10 am-12:30 pm Fee & Code: $169, XARTF 207 Call To Register 732-224-2315

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Acrylic Painting

September 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$169

Whether you are a beginner or haven’t painted in a while, explore the magic of acrylic in a relaxed setting. Construct a painting by learning to develop an interesting composition, to mix colors, to build textures, and develop movement and values in a work of art. Learn a variety of techniques and how to bring out the artist within you. Develop skills and techniques that will allow you to express yourself in any way you can imagine and dream. Supply…

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Mosaics: A Beginner’s Workshop

September 24, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$99

Learn design, cutting, tile layout, types of surfaces, adhesion, and grouting – all the techniques needed to complete a 9”x12” mosaic project to take home. Course materials provided. Materials fee $40 payable to the instructor. 4 SESSIONS Friday, September 24 - October 15, 10:00 am - 12 noon Fee and Code: $99, XARTF 115 Call To Register 732-224-2315 LINK TO LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAMS

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Selling on eBay, FB Marketplace For Fun And Profit

September 25, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$55

What to do with the treasures in your attic and beyond? Find out how to get started making money by selling on E-bay, Facebook Marketplace, and Etsy. Instructor David Carlon, is an experienced E-bay Power Seller. Join this class for beginner to intermediate E-bay users. Learn, step by step, how to make money the fun and easy way. Sec 1: Sat, Sept 25, 9:30 am-12:30 pm Sec 2: Sat, Nov 6, 9:30 am-12:30 pm Fee and Code: $55, XPRAG 094…

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Understanding Medicare

September 25, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$39

Whether soon turning 65, or already a Medicare recipient, don’t miss this thorough review of Medicare program basics and the variety of ways to enroll in Medicare. Our discussion will outline Original Medicare (parts A&B), Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (Part D), Medicare Advantage Plans (Part C ) and, finally, Medigap Coverage (Medicare Supplement) and how it interfaces with Original Medicare. We will evaluate Medicare entitlement, approximate costs and eligibility. Information will also be provided regarding the major insurance companies in…

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Intermediate Oil Painting

September 26, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$169

Paint your favorite Fieldstone Buildings, The Butterfly Garden, The Field of Dreams, Wooded Pathways, The Reservoir... there are many picturesque views to choose from. Materials list will be emailed one week prior to class. (Limited number of seated easels are available to borrow.) Enrollment is limited. 5 SESSIONS Sunday, September 26 - October 24, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm Fee & Code: $169, XARTF 061 Call To Register 732-224-2315 LINK TO LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAMS

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What To Do Next?

September 28, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$49

Did you know there is Nobel Prize winning science behind our ability to make good decisions? Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the pitfalls that cause us to make avoidable mistakes. These include: • Ignoring probabilities • Gambler’s Fallacy • Positive descriptions • Illusion of validity • Loss Aversion This entertaining experience will offer case studies and simple scenarios requiring a decision. Participants will make decisions (privately). Then, we’ll explore how each foible/pitfall influences and hinders our ability to make…

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Introduction to Jewelry Making

September 29, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$159

Design and create a mixed metal piece in our professional jewelry studio. Learn techniques and safety procedures on specialized equipment. Leave with your own unique creation. Materials fee $10 payable to instructor. 4 SESSIONS Wednesday, September 29 - October 20, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Fee and Code: $159, XARTC 156 Call To Register 732-224-2315 LINK TO LIFELONG LEARNING BROCHURE

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October 2021

Italian Conversation

October 2, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$179

If plans for sunny Italy are in your future and you want to do as the Romans do, or you just want to better understand this beautiful language, these sessions are for you. This is a basic, practical course in conversational Italian. 8 SESSIONS Sat, Oct 2-Nov 20, 10 am-noon Fee & Code: $179, XLANG 002 Call To Register 732-224-2315 LINK TO LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAMS

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Cromwell and Cranmer: Men Who Shaped The Crown And The Church In 16th Century England

October 4, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$69

Thomas Cromwell and Thomas Cranmer were born into families of modest means, yet both rose to serve as close advisers to the Tudor monarchy. At a time of religious and political reform, they held tremendous influence on English policy. As Cromwell guided the country from a medieval to a modern nation, Cranmer’s Book of Common Prayer defined the very essence of the newly formed Church of England. Yet, in the midst of court intrigue and monarchial succession, both men were…

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Basics of DSLR Photography

October 5, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$69

Unlock your camera’s potential to create great photos by manipulating ISO, shutter speed and aperture. Enhance your landscape and portrait images. Whether you are new to photography or just need to brush up your skills, gain a better understanding of your camera and all it can do. Digital SLR camera required; no point-and-shoot or fixed-lens cameras. Sec 1: Tues & Thurs, Oct 5 & 7, 6:30-8:30 pm Sec 2: Sat, Nov 20, 10 am-2 pm Fee and Code: $69, XARTP…

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The Creative Process

October 6, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$85

Don’t miss this opportunity to explore one of Brookdale’s most popular courses, drawn from the Humanities 3-credit class of the same name. “Creativity” is usually assumed to mean the ‘arts.’ This course goes way deeper and explores all our creative fields: we dig into the ‘universal’ human-defining creations: language, mythology, religion, how we think and the evolution of philosophy. We will unwrap how creativity happens and how creativity is what defines us as human. We’ll explore the ‘arts’ based on…

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Living An Emotionally Healthy Life

October 6, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$69

When we are happy, we are healthier. There is a huge connection between our physical and emotional health. When we are happy, we are more productive and creative which is why wellness is so important. You are in control of your happiness, or at least up to 40%, according to science. While each person has a genetic set point for happiness (like we do for weight), a large part of how you feel is under your control, meaning the way…

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Today’s Toxic Political Dialogue

October 7, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$24

There is general agreement on all sides that our present political dialogue is divisive and devoid of traditional compromise. However, there is little agreement on what to do about it. This discussion will answer the question of whether today’s problems are unique in US history or not. What can be done to change it? Sec 1: ON CAMPUS Thurs, Oct 7, 10:30-noon Sec 2: ZOOM Mon, Oct 11, 10:30-noon Fee and Code: $24, XHUMN 073 Call To Register 732-224-2315 LINK…

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No Greater Love: The Hunger Strike In Ireland

October 7, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$79

First four sessions will offer detailed coverage of Long Kesh and the “H Block” prisons, the “Criminalization” policy instituted by England, the Blanket protest, the “No Wash” response and finally the Hunger Strike. The lives of each of those who died will be chronicled in some depth. Course will conclude with a presentation on the County Armagh Women’s Prison and the hunger strike undertaken by equally heroic Republican women protesting their treatment as common criminals and not political prisoners. Learning…

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Bring A Friend Walking Tour: Ocean Grove

October 9, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$40

Spend an autumn day in Ocean Grove and learn the unique history of what is known as “God’s Square Mile.” Meet at the Great Auditorium, stroll Founder’s Park, come face to face with the statue of The Rev. Ellwood Stokes, the first president of the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association, walk the boardwalk and visit the quaint downtown. Saturday, October 9, 1:00 - 3:00 pm Rain date is October 16th. Please note: no refund will be given if rain date…

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Literature 101: The Bible

October 11, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$85

A continuing examination of the most famous literature of all time. The Bible is as much a source of intriguing stories as religious teachings; it reflects historical situations, human events, and men’s reactions to these happenings. Its stories are referenced throughout great literature spanning the globe. Whatever your personal background, you will enjoy this discussion of stories and events with an emphasis on literary motifs, relationships, psychology, and as a source for Western values and ideas. No prior bible study…

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Three Albums That Helped Shape The Musical Future

October 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$69

During their brief, volatile recording career Buffalo Springfield released just three albums; a grand total of thirty-four original songs. But the four songwriters from this seminal band-Richie Furay, Jim Messina, Stephen Stills, and Neil Young-remained vitally important after Springfield dissolved. Their later work with bands like Poco, Loggins & Messina, and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young created a template for many successful acts that followed, shaping the musical future into the 21st century. Join professional musician and educator Pat Barton…

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The Enduring Legacy of Alexander Hamilton

October 14, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$24

Founding Father Alexander Hamilton greatly influenced the content of our US Constitution. He campaigned for its adoption by the Thirteen States as one of the authors of the Federalist Papers. He had the clearest vision of how to create a US Economy and how it would develop in the future. As the First Secretary of the Treasury he set the course for how to finance the new federal government and establish the country’s strong credit. His economic vision and leadership…

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Stock Market Boot Camp Series: Stock Market Boot Camp

October 16, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$39

Stock Market Boot Camp Explore basics for understanding the stock market to advanced strategies on how to select stocks and manage risk. Find out what information you need to increase the probability of making a successful investment. Learn how to read technical charts as well as how to review the fundamentals of a company. Investment strategies will be discussed, but no specific products will be offered. Sat, Oct 16, 9:30 am-12:30 pm Fee and Code: $39, XFING 073 Call To…

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Reiki – Level 1

October 16, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$159

The Japanese work “Reiki” means universal life force/energy. Reiki, a 3,000-year-old method of healing touch, originated in ancient Eastern cultures. It’s a technique that uses touch to facilitate relaxation, reduce stress, manage pain and promote healing. Health sciences recognize that spiritual and emotional imbalances affect our physical health and wellbeing. Reiki restores balance to body, mind and spirit, maximizing the natural healing process. When we remain out of balance, we become susceptible to “dis-ease”. Upon completion participants will be fully…

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Legends of New Jersey: Fact or Fiction

October 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$29

New Jersey is legendary. Explore the legends of New Jersey surrounding historical sites, local cemeteries and private residences. The story of the Jersey Devil will be examined and his existence called into question. Are these legends Fact or Fiction? ON CAMPUS Tues, Oct 19 10 am-noon Fee & Code: $29, XHUMN 236 LINK TO LIFELONG LEARNING BROCHURE

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Shakespeare’s Sonnets

October 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$49

So many mysteries surround Shakespeare’s Sonnets. Who published them and why? Did Shakespeare approve the ordering? Who is the handsome young boy, the rival poet, and the Dark Lady? Shakespeare’s sonnet sequence is considered the greatest group of poems ever written but they have also created some of literature’s great mysteries. Dr. Calendar will discuss the history of sonnets which led to Shakespeare’s, what we know or speculate about the sonnets themselves, their radical use of the sonnet form, and…

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Remembering Jimmy Mirikitani & The Internment Camps Of World War II

October 20, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$19

We’ll look back at the life and art of Jimmy Mirikitani made famous in the documentary film The Cats of Mirikitani by Linda Hattendorf. Let us remember Jimmy as an incredible human being and dedicated artist, while thinking about what lessons can be learned moving forward, seeking justice, equality and a better future. Wed, Oct 20, 7-9 pm Fee & Code: $19, XWWTS 313 Free for students Call To Register 732-224-2315 LINK TO LIFELONG LEARNING BROCHURE

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Introduction To Machine Sewing

October 22, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$49

Do you love fabric, fashion and interior design? Do you have a sewing machine or want one, but don’t know how to use it? Learn how to operate and understand the parts of a sewing machine. Be guided through basic techniques and get started on your first project. A portable sewing machine is required for this class. Sec 1: Fri, Oct 22, 10 am-noon Sec 2: Wed, Nov 17, 6:30-8:30 pm Fee & Code: $49, XARTC 139 Call To Register…

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Writing Children’s Fiction

October 23, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$79

Learn the essential elements of creating engaging children’s stories. Explore story language, developing memorable characters for children and story structure. Marketing approaches will also be discussed. Brown bag lunch recommended. Saturday, October 23, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm Fee and Code: $79, XWRIT 074 Call To Register 732-224-2315 LINK TO LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAMS

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Stock Market Boot Camp Series: Boot Camp – Next Steps

October 23, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$39

Boot Camp – Next Steps Expand your knowledge of the stock market. Review intermediate to advanced investment strategies combining fundamental and technical analysis (point and figure charting) and portfolio construction and risk management techniques. Learn the importance of sector and stock selection utilizing various technical tools including relative strength, momentum and trend. Students who attend this class should have basic knowledge of investing. Investment strategies will be discussed, but no specific products will be offered. Sat, Oct 23, 9:30 am-12:30…

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How To Listen Like Freud

October 23, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$39

Author Laurie Buchanan, Ph.D., writes, “When we listen, we hear someone into existence.” Are we in danger of losing this interpersonal magic in our busy, hectic lives? Is the art of listening threatened in a world that won’t stop talking? Come and learn six key cognitive and behavioral skills that professionals use to fully engage with others. Through brief talks and hands-on exercises, participants will gain the tools and insights that lead to deeper, more meaningful connections in their personal…

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Pastels: One Day Workshop

October 23, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$59

Spend a fun afternoon exploring the ideal medium! Draw with color in a very forgiving manner. Designed for the artist who wants to strengthen drawing skills and experiment with a new and exciting medium. We will work from a still life and from photos, but rest assured, this is a step-by-step, structured class. Use both soft and hard pastels and learn new approaches to application and color mixing. Suggested supply list will be emailed one week before class. Sec 1:…

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The New Normal Of The Post Pandemic Economy

October 26, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$69

The 2020-2021 US Economy will go down in history as one of extremes. COVID-19 lockdowns produced economic data rivaling the Great Depression with a subsequent recovery producing some of the strongest economic data on record. These extremes have produced a new normal throughout the economy. Federal Reserve policy, government spending, employment, inflation, supply chains, and stock and bond markets – all have been affected. These topics will be discussed and given some historical perspective. 3 SESSIONS Tues, Oct 26-Nov 9,…

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Black & White Photography

October 28, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$45

Want to make your photos stand out from the competition? Try black and white! Black and white images are especially effective in travel, fine arts, architecture, portrait and studio photography. Focus on shapes, patterns, contrast, lighting, and tonal range. Explore traditional black and white film photography and why it still has its place in photography, as well as digital black and white. Course includes a short introduction to the zone system and applications. Analyze examples to see in monochrome and…

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Intermediate Mosaics

October 29, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$99

Learn design, cutting, tile layout, types of surfaces, adhesion, and grouting – all the techniques needed to complete a 9”x12” mosaic project to take home. Course materials provided. Materials fee $40 payable to the instructor. 4 SESSIONS Fri, Oct 29-Nov 19, 10 am-noon Fee and Code: $99, XARTF 127 Call To Register 732-224-2315 LINK TO LIFELONG LEARNING BROCHURE

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Stock Market Boot Camp Series: Advanced Boot Camp – Investing In Today’s Uncertain Market

October 30, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$39

Advanced Boot Camp – Investing In Today’s Uncertain Market Examine tactical portfolio management and tools for broadening your investment scope. Topics include: ETF (Exchange Traded Funds), Options, Investing in Bear Markets, Defense Investing, and Investing for Yield. Explore the six major asset classes: Cash, Bonds, US Equities, International Equities, Currencies and Fixed Income. Learn how to incorporate these asset classes into your portfolio. Strategies discussed, no specific products will be offered. Sat, Oct 30, 9:30 am-12:30 pm Fee and Code:…

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November 2021

Life In The Shtetl: Fact And Fiction

November 1, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$85

Don’t miss this series of interdisciplinary lectures discussing life in the small towns and townlets where many Ashkenazi (European) Jews lived their lives from the Middle Ages up into the 20th century, in the lands of Poland, Lithuania and later within the Russian Empire (Hungary and more). To illuminate facets of Jewish life, lectures will also include discussions of works of both fiction and non-fiction, including stories and memoirs. Authors may include Nathan Hanover, I.J. Singer, Solomon Maimon, Sholem Aleichem,…

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Jewelry Studio Time

November 1, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$99

Open to students who have attended a jewelry making class at Brookdale, this workshop offers access to our professional jewelry studio. Work independently on your individual projects with your own materials to create unique pieces. No instruction or materials will be provided, but Niels Pustrom will be available in the studio to answer questions about equipment. 4 SESSIONS Mon, Nov 1-22, 6-9 pm Fee and Code: $99, XARTC 158 Call To Register 732-224-2315 LINK TO LIFELONG LEARNING BROCHURE

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Our National Parks: Yellowstone & Grand Teton

November 2, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$45

Spend a relaxing morning experiencing two of our most popular National Parks from the comfort of your chair. Beverly R. & Michael S. Miller of Visions Photographic Workshops have spent years visiting, photographing and guiding in Yellowstone National Park, our first National Park, and the Grand Teton National Park, donated by John D. Rockefeller Jr. Beverly & Michael will share stunning images and the history of these two spectacular parks in all four seasons. The grandeur of Old Faithful Geyser,…

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Introduction To Art Materials

November 3, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$169

Discover and learn the basics of a variety of art materials, including media such as watercolor, gouache, inks (both pen as well as brush applied), markers, oil pastels, and colored pencils. Find the materials that work for you and learn to experiment and get the best results from different materials. Best approaches with each media as well as combining them will be discussed. Fun class is taught through a combination of demonstration and hands-on instruction. Some supplies will be available…

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Buddhist Principles & Practices: Find Your Inner Harmony

November 3, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$35

Take a deep dive into the Buddhist concept of impermanence. Learn to flow with the inevitable changes that life brings. Discover how to find inner harmony during a pandemic that uproots our feelings of safety and shakes our security. Buddhist principles and practices offer theories and techniques to help us find inner peace during times of turmoil. Explore healthy strategies to cope with stress and anxiety. Wed, Nov 3, 10:30 am-12:30 pm Fee and Code: $35, XPHIL 074 Call To…

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The Consequences Of Conspiracy Theories

November 4, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$29

What is the harm in believing things that aren’t true? Explore the often-high costs associated with believing conspiracy theories, pseudoscience, and fake news. Far too often we relegate these ideas to the fringes of society. But as we’ve seen in recent years they have crept into the mainstream and even the highest office in the land. From flat-earthers to white supremacists to UFOs to January 6th, 2021, we will examine various ideas and events and highlight their dubious place in…

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Meet The Presidents: Founding Fathers

November 5, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$69

Revisit the Early American Republic through the eyes of the first presidents. Start with George Washington, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson and the Age of Federalism; go to James Madison and the War of 1812, James Monroe and the Compromise of 1820, John Quincy Adams’ so-called Corrupt Bargain and end with “Old Hickory” Andrew Jackson. 3 SESSIONS Fri, Nov 5-19, 10 am-noon Fee & Code: $69, XHUMN 288 Call To Register 732-224-2315 LINK TO LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAMS

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Covid-19 & The Plight Of North Korean Refugees

November 10, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$19

As part of our on-going conflict resolution series, we will address the latest updates on the conditions for North Korean refugees during a global pandemic with our long-time contributor, Rachel Stine. Ms. Stine has worked with North Korean refugees for over ten years. Today, she lives in Jeju Island, where she serves a senior North Korea analyst at the Asia Institute. Her writing for such publications as The Huffington Post and The Korea Times covers human rights, foreign policy, geek…

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Brookdale Culinary Arts-Hands-On Classes! Sushi Making

November 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$69

Sushi Making Everything you need to know about the techniques of making beautiful and delicious Sushi. Tues, Nov 16, 6-9 pm Fee and Code: $69, XFOOD 108 Call To Register 732-224-2315 LINK TO LIFELONG LEARNING BROCHURE

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December 2021

A Charles Dickens’ Christmas

December 1, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$24

Charles Dickens Christmas stories have helped create our celebrations of modern Christmases and remain some of the best loved Yuletide stories in English. Get an early start on the Christmas season with Dr. Calendar’s discussion of how Dickens came to write A Christmas Carol and his four other great Christmas stories, how they were published and received in their time, and the momentous effect they had on Dicken’s life. Wed, Dec 1, 10-11:30 am Fee and Code: $24, XHUML 072…

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Giacomo Puccini – Bravo!

December 2, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$69

Explore and celebrate the beautiful and unabashedly romantic works of Giacomo Puccini. He was the leading exponent of the genre of opera known as ‘verismo’ – Italian for ‘realism’. Examine two of his most popular operas, Madame Butterfly and La Boheme. We’ll also look at the related Broadway hits, Miss Saigon and Rent. Video clips and live performance – Mara will sing pieces and demonstrate passages from the operas – will provide a unique ‘edu-tainment experience.’ 3 SESSIONS Thurs, Dec…

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The Great Irish Potato Famine – Some Perspective at 175 Years

December 3, 2021 @ 9:45 am - 2:45 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$69

As we enjoy the abundance of the holiday season, it seems a fitting time for gratitude and remembrance. Join us for a full day of Irish Heritage presented by our favorite Irish scholars. Break out Sessions: Post-Famine Ireland: “Changed, Changed Utterly” Famine Emigrants and a New America Following lunch, clap your hands, tap your feet and sing along with The Cook College Ramblers performing favorite Irish tunes. Friday, Dec 3, 9:45 am-2:45 pm Fee & Code: $69, XIRIG 142, lunch…

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Camera Theory

December 4, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$69

Prerequisite: Introduction to DSLR or working knowledge of your camera. Explore how ISO, aperture, and shutter speed work in unison to create incredible images. Please bring your Nikon or Canon DSLR camera to class and be ready to switch off automatic or guided modes in order to learn how to make manual adjustments which will take your photography to the next level. Discover how ISO, aperture, and shutter work together in various situations. Students must have access to their own…

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Book Talk: Newly Released – The Terror War

December 6, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$45

Join author and Irish historian, Joe Connell for a discussion of his latest publication, The Terror War which examines the trauma of the times – both the exceptional and the ordinary. A diverse range of issues will be addressed including; the establishment of an Irish intelligence network in Ireland; Bloody Sunday and its effect on British intelligence (was Bloody Sunday terror for both sides?); the mirror-like use of terror in the war; the results of the war – did the…

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January 2022

You Be The Judge!

January 12 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
ATeC, 765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, 07738 United States
$69

Examine three landmark Supreme Court cases recently argued, but not yet decided. You will gain a deeper understanding of the court and of each Justice’s interpretative prism – through questions that test arguments, ensnare advocates or support key issues. We’ll evaluate the clarity of the advocate’s narrative and discuss strength of response. Which Justices were most obvious in their preference? You will decide on each case and vote! After the court rules, you will be informed of their decision and…

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