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Enhance your reading, film and theater experience by discussing it with others. Learn the skills that you are seeking.

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Learn to dance like Fred and Ginger!  Join Simone Coonrod of Swinging with Simone® for an interactive presentation of the classic 1938 film, Carefree starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. The film also features the music of Irving Berlin.   The movie will be shown with commentary from Coonrod and a brief discussion afterwards. Those who attend are also encouraged to try a little dance instruction. Where else can you learn to dance "The Yam?"    Feel free to dress up for the occasion!


Instructor : Simone Coonrod 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 3/9/2017, ending 3/9/2017

Location : Montclair, New Jersey Center for Healthy Living Location : 
  Montclair, New Jersey Center for Healthy Living.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Join avid readers to discuss themes, plots and characters of selected books. Participate in the stimulating exchange of ideas, observations and reactions to the current selections.


Instructor : Theodora McKee 

Tuition: $85.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM; 7 sessions; starting 3/22/2017, ending 6/14/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 3/29/2017, 4/12/2017, 4/26/2017, 5/10/2017, 5/24/2017, 6/7/2017)

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00

Please read: Class meets every other week. Dates are: ...More

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Do you love to go to the movies and discuss them? See selected movies which are mostly art/indie films at the Clairidge Theater in Montclair. Then join classmates to talk about themes, plot, characters, acting, directing, cinematography, costumes, score, trailers and viewer’s expectations.


Instructor : Margot Cochran 

Tuition: $49.00

Schedule : Weekly(2) - Wed 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 4 sessions; starting 1/25/2017, ending 3/8/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 2/1/2017, 2/15/2017, 3/1/2017)

Location : Montclair, Congregation Shomrei Emunah Location : 
  Montclair, Congregation Shomrei Emunah.

Materials Cost: $0.00

Please read: Class meets every other week: Jan 25, Feb 8, ...More


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