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Register for Spring Classes at The South Orange-Maplewood Adult School

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Call 973.378.7620 to request a catalog.
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Catalogs are out and registration is underway for Spring classes at The South Orange-Maplewood Adult School.

Highlights include Likely Stories: Actors and Short Stories Onstage on Monday, March 28. Formerly known as Celebrity Readings, Likely Stories is an evening of storytelling that was inspired by Isaiah Sheffer’s Selected Shorts at Symphony Space. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased in advance. This year’s readers will be announced soon.

In addition to the many repeat favorite classes, over 20 new classes have been added to the roster this Spring. American Sign Language, Painting with Paper: Creating Textured Artwork (taught by SOMa artists Chrissy McIntyre & Cat Delett) Crochet, Screenwriting, Financial Survival for Retirement, Acting and DIY Websites are just a few.

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Back by popular demand are SOMAS day trips! On April 28th spend a day in the Hudson Valley with a tour and three-course lunch at the Culinary Institute of America followed by a guided tour of the Vanderbilt Mansion. On May 7th take a pre-Mother’s Day Family Shopping Tour with personal shopper, stylist and Instructor at the Fashion Institute of Technology Emma Sosa in the Chelsea-Broadway area of NYC. On May 12, don’t miss a docent-guided tour of MoMA’s exhibition Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty and a three-course lunch at the French bistro La Bonne Soupe. Further details as well as registration deadlines can be found in the SOMAS Spring Catalog and also on their website.

Spring semester begins on Saturday, February 27 and classes have rolling start dates. Complete class schedules and course information can be found at www.somadultschool.org.

To register, call 973.378.7620 or visit the Adult School website.

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