Adult Continuing Education Day Trips

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Roslyn]There are many exciting day trips that are available to take this spring in the Roslyn, Herricks and East Williston Adult Education program.

The Art Museum Tour Series consists of five day trips and visits some of New York’s world-famous museums and galleries. This semester, the group will be visiting the new Whitney Museum, Guggenheim Museum, Morgan Library, Brooklyn Museum and Chelsea Galleries. Join guide Lauren A. Kaplan for an enlightening journey through New York’s art world.

The delicious Gourmet Chef Demonstration Series allows you to enjoy a cooking demonstration from a professional chef and then a leisurely luncheon. The restaurants to be visited are The View Grill in Glen Cove on Tuesday, March 31, Pearl East in Manhasset on Monday, April 27, and Matteo’s in Roslyn Heights on Wednesday, May 20. You can sign up for one, two or get a with a discount if you sign up for all three.

On the Art & Design in Queens trip on May 1, visit the recently renovated Queens Museum, with its famous panorama of the City of New York, and the Noguchi Museum, which celebrates the internationally renowned, Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi and exhibits top examples of his life’s work. Guides are Franklin Perrell, formerly curator of the Nassau County Museum, and Debbie Wells.

This season’s theater trip is to the first Broadway revival in 20 years of the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic, The King and I. Starring five-time Tony nominee Kelli O’Hara and acclaimed international film and theater star Ken Watanabe in an all-new production at the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center on Tuesday evening, May 12.

The Food and Fame tour, a combination food and history tour with New York City expert tour guide Art Zuckerman, will take participants to alternatingly fascinating and delicious stops in the Bronx and Westchester. Visit the Hall of Fame for Great Americans and Gould Memorial Library, both designed by Stanford White. The edible portion of our tour will include a backstage visit to an Indian restaurant, City Island for lunch and the Culinary School at Monroe College for a behind-the-scenes look at how great meals are prepared.

Orchestra seats are available for one of American Ballet Theater’s signature productions, Romeo & Juliet, at Lincoln Center. Offered in cooperation with Sid Jacobson JCC, this show is available for the member’s price to all residents of our three Adult Education communities. For this matinee on June 17, you must call the JCC at 516-484-1545.

Residents of the Roslyn School District, East Williston School District and Herricks School District pay the resident rate for course offerings and trips. Details are in the catalog. Register early as trips have limited enrollment.

Registration forms can be sent via mail or fax. In-person registration is between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on weekdays. Instructions are on the form. A $5 registration fee must be included. Registrations will not be taken over the phone. The Adult Education office is in the Roslyn Public Schools Annex at 440 Round Hill Rd. For information, call 516-801-5091 or visit online at www.roslynschools.org.

 

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