We’re Happy to be back in SCHOOL!
2023 S.C.H.O.O.L. Spring Semester
Registration starts February 1 for spring classes and will be accepted throughout the semester. Please note, registration for many of the classes must be received at least 10 days prior to first day of that class.
Some classes will be offered by Zoom. Some will be in-person.
Several will be offered outdoors or on location.
Registration for spring classes will be accepted by email or snail mail. Registrations will be processed when the $50 fee is received (for new members only). You will receive an email confirming your registration.
Attendance Policy: Instructors/facilitators are volunteering their time to offer these educational classes and appreciate your attendance. Please let your instructor or ambassador know if you anticipate being absent.
Classes: See course descriptions for venue (Zoom or location), and fees. You will be sent an email with the invitation for Zoom classes before the class.
American Social Changes and Its Literature – Anne Myers (6 sessions)
Outstanding Americans II – Anna Marie Collins (8) sessions
Pre-Civil War, Civil War and Reconstruction – Larry Joyce (8 sessions)
Families and Mental Health – Marianna Tomasino (4 sessions)
Water and its Role in our Lives – Barbara Brabetz (4 sessions)
( Solar Energy - Dave Smalley)
Memoir Writing – Beth Cash (@Community Library in Cobleskill) 6 sessions)
How to Deal with Contractors and Car Dealers – John VanVoris, Attorney General’s Office (1)
Black Soldiers in the Civil War – Katherine Hawkins (4 sessions)
Genealogy – Cathy Adams (4 – 6 sessions)
Kitchen Chemistry with Joe Sprague, (6 sessions)
Vicarious Travel (1 session each) Archeology in Egypt – Amy Wilson
Switzerland – Martin Giant Caves of China – Mike Warner
National Parks – Jerry Peters Boldt Castle and the 1000 Islands – Jan Peters
Utsayantha Fire Tower – Karen Cuccinello
Cooperstown Episcopal Church (Stain Glass Windows) James Fennimore Cooper
Glimmerglass overviews (West Side Story, Barber of Seville, Silent Night, Cunning Little Vixen)
Schoharie Crossing (Erie Canal)
Erie Canal Boat Ride at Herkimer
Hop on, Hop off Boat Ride around NYC or plan your own day in NYC (travel by bus)
Studio for Art and Craft classes
Pottery Like You’ve Never Seen it Before (4 sessions)
Hot Glass – back by popular demand (4 sessions)
Beginning Mahjong – Linda Carpenter
Wild Flower Walk and Identification at McFail Preserve- Emily Davis (1 in May)
Needlecrafts – Linda Carpenter
So Many Books, So Little Time – Millie Wiegand (6)
Movies for the Young at Heart – Jan Peters (4)
Bird Identification – John DeValve
Wreath making – Ginny Ogno (1)
Pie Baking II- Andrea Clapper (1)
Bluebirds – Kevin Berner)
Savory Vegetable Pie with Crust Enhancements – Rose Marie Trapani (1)
Healthy Eating II - 5 sessions – Linda Carpenter
Food and Drink to Help you Live to 100! - Dr. Anne , Nutritionist (1)
Hikes : Landis Arboretum and Lansing Manor plus one more
Dos and Don’ts of Single Stream Recycling – Karey Foster (Casella Waste Systems)
Gardening Tips with Dave Laraway, a NE Gardener - 4 sessions: Starting and setting up a garder; Choosing seeds and plants, Preserving and House Plants