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SPORTS........................................................37. JUNIOR EDITION.............................................38 ...... BACK COVER FOR REGISTRATION HOURS! Non-profit Org ...

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Over275Continuing Education Trips, Tours and Courses for Adults and Children!
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GENERALINFORMATION..........................2.......... 50 PLUSCARD......................................2.......... COLLETTETOURS............................3................ MULTI-DAYTOURS.......................................4.... DAYTOURS..................................7.................. COMPUTERLITERACY......................................01 CAREERS&THEWORKPLACE........................3..1. CREATIVEARTS.............................................15 CULINARYARTS................................1.7............ DANCE& MOVEMENT................8.1................... FINANCE, IVNSEMTNETS&THELAW..................20 HANDCRAFTING....22......................................... HEALTH, FITNESS& WELLNESS........................25 HOME/ REALESTATE& THEGARDEN.............29 LANGUAGES: ENGLISH& WORLD.....................31 LEISURETIMEACTIVITIES....23............................ LIBERALARTS...............................................34 MUSIC................................35......................... PERSONALGROWTH& FAMILYISSUES...............36 SPORTS........73................................................ JUNIOREDITION38............................................. FACULTY41....................................................... AABPHLLACITEINDEX.....54................................ GENERALINFORMATION..................47................ WINTER/SPRING2012 CALENDAR....................47 WHEREWEARE...............................4.8............ REGISTRATIONINFORMATION............................94
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Our office is located in the EDUCATION CENTER 49 COTTAGE PLACE, SECOND FLOOR RIDGEWOOD
Te ep one (201) 670-2777 Fax (201) 444-5565 You can visit RCS on the World Wide Web at: www.ridgewood.k12.nj.us or send us email at rcs@ridgewood.k12.nj.us Special Registration Hours: In Person: Monday - Friday; 1 - 4pm Telephone: Monday - Friday; 1 - 4pm We welcome your questions, ideas and comments.
Special thanks to Anne Winner for the use of the image titled “Maggie” that is featured on our cover. Anne’s painting class can be found on page 16.
Follow the easy instructions on the facing page.
Use one card per course per student. Forms may be duplicated.
Registrations are not confirmed. Please report to your class unless notified to the contrary. Frequent Learner Program If you are not yet a member, check this out! The program is free and easy to join: 1. Fill out the colored form at the right & send it to: RCS, Education Center, 49 Cottage Place, Ridgewood 07451. 2. Once we have received your form, you are enrolled. We will mail you a membership card with your FLEAR number at the end of the semester. 3. Each time you register for a course, give us your Flear Number and you will accumulate points toward a free course. 4. When you have taken 12 RCS classes, you'll receive a certificate good for one FREE course*. 5. Accounts that are inactive for 5 years or more will be closed. *The value of the course not to exceed $65. Please do not wait until the last minute to register. If there is insufficient enrollment for a course, it will be canceled. AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT -  REGISTER EARLY!!
TOREGISTER
Make check or money order payable to: Winter/Spring 2012 PLEASE PRINTRCSCashEducation Center, 49 Cottage PlaceCheckRidgewood, NJ 07451Credit Card___________________________________________________________________ Name FLEAR No. LAST FIRST Address __________________________________________________________________________ Town Zip __________________________________________________________ ______________ Home Phone Business Phone ______________________ _________________________________ COURSE TITLE COURSE NO. ____________________________________________ _____________ CLASS DAY/EVE TIME FEE __________________ ___________________________ ____________ ________________________________________ Credit Card Information (VISA or MASTERCARD) ____________________________________________ __________________ Email: Expiration Date
Make check or money order payable to: Winter/Spring 2012 PLEASE PRINTRCSCashEducation Center, 49 Cottage PlaceCheckRidgewood, NJ 07451Credit CardName FLEAR No. ____________________________________________________ _______________ LAST FIRST Address __________________________________________________________________________ Town Zip __________________________________________________________ ______________ Home Phone Business Phone ______________________ _________________________________ COURSE TITLE COURSE NO. ____________________________________________ _____________ CLASS DAY/EVE TIME FEE __________________ ___________________________ ____________ Credit Card Information (VISA or MASTERCARD) ________________________________________ Email: Expiration Date ____________________________________________ __________________
Yes, I want to join the RCS FREQUENT LEARNER PROGRAM ______________________________________________________________________________ Name ______________________________________________________________________________ Address Town Zip ____________________________________________________________ _______________ (Day) ________________________________ _______________________________ Phone Phone (Eve) _________ ____ ____ ____ Sex M F Year of Birth Education: H.S. Coll. Above ______________________________________ ______________________________ Occupation Email: We want to keep you informed about our new courses in your interest areas, so please help us by answering the questions below: cour y ________________________________________________ What was the last se ou took at RCS? ________________________________________________________________________ When was it? Are there new courses y ______________________________________________ ou would like to see? Wh o ? at do y u like/dislike about RCS _______________________________OFFICE USE ONLY _____________________________________________________________Date Received ___________ What newspapers do you read? ___________________________________ ______________FLEAR No. __________ Date Card Sent _____________________________________________________________
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Title of Course Instructor Detailed description of course with the per person tuition. XXX(Course Number) – Day of week class meets Time Location Room Number Number of Sessions Date(s)
See map of locations on page 48.
For instructor bios, see pages 41-44
How to read an RCS course description:
— ATTENTION RIDGEWOOD CITIZENS —  Do you have one of these 50 Plus Cards? If you don’t, give us a call at (201) 670-2777 and we will tell you how you can get one. Ridgewood Public Schools 50 Plus Card The courtesies of the Ridgewood Public Schools are extended to the holder of this card as noted on the back. This card must be presented for admission to school events, productions, and programs sponsored by the Ridgewood Board of Education. Anyone who is 50 years of age or older and is a resident of Ridgewood may obtain a 50 Plus Card in person from the Ridgewood Community School during normal registration hours. This card entitles the bearer to take a maximum of two (2) eligible courses each semester for 50% off the regular fee. Registration may be done by mail or phone once you have obtained the card. Please note: all eligible classes will be marked with a50+.
GENERALINFORMATION
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RCS courses are open to all persons regardless of residence. Unless otherwise stated, students must be at least 14 years old and in high school.
Our calendar can be found on page 47.
SATISFACTION GUARANTEE Ridgewood Community School is proud of the fact that most of our students report a high level of satisfaction with our courses. However, we also recognize our responsibility to those whose class did not fulfill their legitimate expectations.If upon completion of your course, you feel that it was not satisfactory, or you are not satisfied that the course delivered what was promised, RCS will issue you acourse credit, provided you send a written request to us as soon as the course is finished and complete a course evaluation. The request must be received within two weeks of completion of course.
BECOME A FREQUENT LEARNER: Accumulate points towards a free course. SEE INSIDE BACK COVER FOR DETAILS.
COLLETTETO
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The following tours are presented through COLLETTE TOURS, with over 90 years of experience in the travel industry. They were chosen by RCS because they represent superior quality, exceptional value and excellent service. The tour guides are full time professionals who have undergone an extensive training program. Accommodations and meals are first rate. The tours combine sightseeing, relaxation, excitement, and education in just the right doses. Prices do not include airfare. By purchasing Collette Vacations’ air, passengers will receive a door-to-airport transfer (round-trip). Additional dates available, prices may vary. LMoayn d3-o1n0,  &20 1P2 Family Adventurearis GalapagosNEW! August 15-24, 2012 8 Days, 10 Meals 10 Days, 20 Meals Experience two of the world's most popular cities on one fabulous Join the ranks of the great explorers who have visited the Galapagos tour. Enjoy unpacking just once in each city for a relaxing journey Islands. Spend three nights and four days aboard the M/V as you discover the beauty and allure of both London and Paris. Galapagos Legend where you learn from your on-board naturalist   Ipne rLfoonrdmoann,c yeso ua nwdil l esxepee rioennec eo f aL poanndoornasm iscp teocutra cfulaatru rtihnegatreguide, a native Galapageño.Kick off the adventure in the Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Trafalgar Square ande WestminsteEcuadorian highlands, overnighting at a 300-year-old Hacienda. Abbey.  Well cross the English Channel aboard the innovative rhighPlay soccer and make new friends at the Agustin Delgado speed Eurostar Train. In Paris we are treated to dinner at the Foundation. Travel through the spectacular Andes aboard the Eiffel Tower featuring wonderf,u l Frenchcuisine and breathtakingChaski Antawa, Messenger Train.  Get up close with the iguanas, A local ui of the world-famous penguins and giant tortoises that call the Galapagos ecosystem lvaiendwsm. arks that gPardise  hwailsl  stho oowff eurs.   aFllr ee time for self-exploration ishome.  From stargazing to snorkeling, delight as your family makes provided in both cities. Optional extension to Rome is available. one stunning discovery after another. Land only rates starting at $2,299 per person, double occupancy Land only rates starting at $3,339 per person, double occupancy
Irelands Coastal Treasures June 17-25, 2012 9 Days, 11 MealsNEW! This comprehensive tour introduces you to another side of the Emerald Isle. Visit rollicking Dublin, historical Limerick, charming Kinsale, and Galway, “the City of Tribes.” Tour the Old Midleton Distillery and learn how Irish Whiskey is made. Discover Ireland’s ‘wild west’ region of Connemarra. Cruise Killary Harbour, the only natural fjord in Ireland. Visit the Irish National Stud to see majestic thoroughbreds. Learn about daily life with a visit to an Irish farm. Step aboard the Jeanie Johnston, a recreated famine ship.” Travel to Kylemore Abbey, home to Ireland’s oldest community of Benedictine nuns. Explore Ireland’s history at the ancient monastic site of Clonmacnoise and at the Cobh Heritage Centre. Toast it all with a drink in Europe’s official oldest pub! Land only rates starting at $1,749 per person, double occupancy Pacific Northwest & California featuring Washington, Oregon and California July 2-9, 2012 8 Days, 10 Meals Explore the majestic Pacific Northwest and California on this eight day adventure, from the wilds of Mount St. Helens and the Columbia River Gorge to the sophistication of Portland and San Francisco. Travel along Oregon’s beautiful Pacific coast. Enjoy a cruise up the Rogue River. Visit Redwood National Park. Explore Eureka, a historic timber and fishing village. Cross the Golden Gate Bridge and discover the “City by the Bay” - San Francisco. Land only rates starting at $1,949 per person, double occupancy Please call the RCS office at (201) 670-2777 if you are interested in receiving a full itinerary brochure about any of the Collette Vacations trips.
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Wonders of Iceland September 16-24, 2012 9 Days, 12 Meals An island of dramatic contrasts, Iceland is a landscape forged by fire and ice. Steaming lava fields and hot pools reflect its volcanic nature, while massive glaciers continue to sculpt the mountains and valleys, leaving thundering waterfalls and plunging fjords. Travel the “Golden Circle” where many natural scenic wonders are located, including Thingvellir National Park, before arriving in Vik, a small town with black sand beaches. The Icelandic people combine a reverence for their Viking heritage and ancient language with an industrialized, progressive society. Discover the spectacular landscapes and proud people of this small island nation during this fascinating journey. Land only rates starting at $2,049 per person, double occupancy Treasures of Tuscany & ProvenceNEW! October 10-19, 2012 10 Days, 12 Meals The charms of Provence, the excitement of Monaco and the rich history and rolling hills and vineyards of Tuscany await you on this ten day tour. Walking tours of Avignon and Arles reveal Provence’s rich history and culture. See the region that inspired Van Gough and Cezanne. Experience the Riviera’s glamour and charm during a two night stay in Monaco, playground of the rich and famous. Visit Florence’s famed Academy Gallery to stand in the shadow of Michelangelo’s Statue of David. Explore the remote fishing villages of Italy’s famed Cinque Terre region and visit one of Chianti’s treasured wineries along the Chiantigiana trail. Walk in the footsteps of artists and ancient Romans, and learn the secrets of perfume making and the crafting of gold. Land only rates starting at $2,599 per person, double occupancy
MULTI-DAYTOURS
Arts & Craft Festival in Annapolis,NEW! Maryland Harbor Boat Cruise, Afternoon Tea and Maryland State House Group Tours & Travel LLC Annapolis, Maryland is a fun and fascinating place to visit. This charming city contains an astounding number of beautiful, historic buildings lining its cobblestone streets and narrow alley ways. It almost feels like you stepped back in time to 100 years ago. Its lively waterfront is home to dozens of unique shops and restaurants. Our tour is topped off with the First Sunday Arts Festival - an incredible arts festival that features over 100 craft vendors and live music in the charm of its historic district. Other highlights include a narrated harbor cruise, a visit to the State Capitol where Washington resigned as the commander of the Continental Army, a memorable afternoon tea in the oldest tavern in Annapolis, one breakfast, tour escort and more. 003-June 2-3, 2012 Twin: $330 per person, Single: $405 per person Alaska – America’s Last Frontier &NEW! Canada’s Yukon Group Tours & Travel LLC This is a phenomenal 15 day land tour and sea cruise that features many of the most spectacular parks, towns and areas of interest in the state of Alaska and Canada’s Yukon Territory. We explore Alaska and Canada by cruise ship, motorcoach, boat and train. The beauty of this area is enhanced by the unique history associated with the many towns we will visit. We view glaciers while we cruise the Inside Passage and on land we will view mountains and picturesque valleys in and around the towns of Whitehorse, Dawson City, Fairbanks, Denali and Anchorage. Other highlights include, round trip airfare, 13-Day Dawson & Denali Cruise aboard Holland America’s ms Zuiderdam, McKinley Explorer Train to Denali Lodge, Denali Tundra Wilderness Tour, ship transfers, port taxes, air taxes, tour escort and more. Credit cards will not be accepted as payment for this tour. 004-June 15-29, 2012 Twin: $3,400-$4,060 per person; Single: $5,640-$6,960 per person
The tours below are escorted by Group Tours, Inc. For a complete itinerary including the deposit schedules, refund information and final payment dates, please call the RCS office. Any refunds given will be less a $25 per person registration fee. Tours run rain or shine. Military Tattoo in Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Colonial Williamsburg Group Tours & Travel LLC You may have experienced countless Broadway shows or concerts, but nothing can prepare you for the spectacular Virginia International Tattoo, the largest Military Tattoo in the United States. Featured here is a dynamic cast of about 900 performers that hail from around the globe. It’s a fabulous mix of pageantry, patriotism, and soul-stirring music featuring marching bands, massed pipes and drums, military drill teams, gymnasts, Scottish dancers and choirs. It’s non-stop, edge-of-your-seat entertainment. Our three nights in Virginia Beach feature hotel rooms that boast private oceanfront balconies. This tour is so spectacular that many of our clients have taken this tour multiple times! Other highlights include: VIP reserved seating for the Military Tattoo performance, Woodburn, the official residence of the Governor of Delaware, a full day in Colonial Williamsburg, the Virginia Aquarium, all breakfasts, two lunches, one dinner, tour escort and much more. 001-April 27–30, 2012 Twin: $925 per person, Single: $1,130 per person 85th Shenandoah Apple BlossomNEW! Festival in Winchester, Virginia Group Tours & Travel LLC In less time than it takes to get to Washington, D.C., we will be in Winchester, Virginia, seated at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, in the historic Shenandoah Valley. This all new tour is full of fun and exciting things. Our reserved grandstand seats for two parades add to the excitement of this extraordinary event. Last year’s Firefighters' Parade featured about 200 fire trucks, 20 high school bands, 30 special units which included Pipes and Drums Bands, Dixieland Band, a Wells Fargo Stagecoach, clowns and more. The Grand Feature Parade featured about 40 floats, 20 high school bands, 60 special units and more. Last year’s grand marshals were Debbie Reynolds and Crystal Gayle and Co-Sports Marshals were Bonnie Blair and Barry Sanders. The 2012 parade should be just as spectacular! Other highlights include a circus performance that has been in existence for over 125 years, time to browse the unique artwork of over 150 crafters, two breakfasts, one lunch, tour escort and more. All this takes place just a short distance from our hotel. 002-May 4-6, 2012 Twin: $525 per person, Single: $625 per person
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MULTI-DAYTOURS The tours below are escorted by Group Tours, Inc. For a complete itinerary including the deposit schedules, refund information and final payment dates, please call the RCS office. Any refunds given will be less a $25 per person registration fee. Tours run rain or shine.
4th of July Queen Mary 2 Cruise Block Island, Tall Ship Cruise, Group Tours & Travel LLCProvidenceNEW! Step aboard one of the most elegant sailing vessels that graceGroup Tours & Travel LLC the high seas with the convenience of a New York departure. This two day summer getaway is packed with fun and We will avoid all the traffic and airport delays! A visit to the excitement. Our first day’s itinerary includes an opportunity to beautiful city of Halifax is always a treat. It has a wonderful view several tall ships from the comfort of a narrated boat collection of unique shops and restaurants in addition to a cruise in and around Newport Harbor. Then it’s on to the marina, casino and museums. As an added bonus, we will be exciting capital city of Providence, Rhode Island. Our in Boston on the Fourth of July. There are many celebrations accommodations are in an historic boutique style hotel in the taking place around the city which are free to the public. heart of the vibrant downtown, near to many stores and Other highlights include: five day cruise, one full day at sea, outdoor restaurants with live entertainment. On day two we port charges, tour escort and more. Credit cards will not be take a round-trip, high-speed ferry ride to Block Island. accepted as payment for this tour. Visitors to Block Island are greeted with an almost indescribable 005-July 1-6, 2012serenity once they set foot upon this charming island. From Twin: $1,495-$2,075 per person; Single: $2,515-$3,525its enchanting architecture, picturesque seascapes and rural per personsettings, there is a lot to love about this island. Here we enjoy a riding tour of the island with free time to browse in its waterfront and enjoy lunch in an historic restaurant. Other highlights include: one breakfast, two lunches, tour escort and more. 006-July 7-8, 2012 Twin: $425 per person, Single: $500 per person
Special 75th Anniversary Concert at Tanglewood &NEW! Ballet at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center Group Tours & Travel LLC This year, Tanglewood is celebrating its 75th Anniversary with a special Saturday Announced guests for the concert include: John Williams, Keith Lockhart and An conductors, Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin, Yo-Yo Ma, cello, James Taylor, vocalist, E and Peter Serkin, pianos and more. We will view a performance of The New York at Saratoga. Accommodations for two evenings are in the Crowne Plaza Albany, steps from the Governor Nelson Plaza. On Saturday afternoon we visit the quaint town of Williamstown and on Sunday, Stockbridge, Massachusetts. At Chesterwood, the estate of Daniel Chester French, we learn how he created his world famous sculptures, including the one in the Lincoln Memorial. Prior to our ballet we dine in the elegant Hall of Springs restaurant on the grounds of SPAC. We also visit The New York State Museum which features an extraordinary variety of exhibits that relate to the history, geology and archeology of New York State. For art enthusiasts or those who just appreciate phenomenal entertainment, this is a tour that should not be missed. Other highlights include, reserved seating for the concert, all admissions, two breakfasts, one lunch, one dinner, tour escort and more. 007-July 13-15, 2012 Twin: $650 per person, Single: $875 per person
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