All Sorts of New Summer Classes at the Brainery!
We’re super excited to introduce you to The Library - a new section on the Brainery site dedicated to our favorite reads on just about every topic. Whether you’re interested in learning about Thai Food, Architecture, or the birds of New York City, they’ll help get you on your way.
Have suggestions? Fire them over to firstname.lastname@example.org!
New Summer Classes
Math Art: Symmetry and Tiling Patterns - from wrought iron gates to wallpaper, math art’s everywhere Wednesday, June 27
Intermediate Calligraphy - finish the alphabet, learn serifs & more Saturday, July 7
All Kinds of Skills
Parenting: New Theories, Old Wives’ Tales, and Good Advice - whether you’ve got kids now, or want ‘em later, this is for you Monday, June 25
Manage Your Gmail Inbox - keep your inbox from taking over your life Tuesday, July 10
What is Aquaponics? - all you need to get a system started, even in your apartmentTuesday, July 10
Musical Ear Training - learn to listen a little better Wednesday, July 11
Block-busting for Fiction Writers trick your natural impulse to procrastinate into being your new best friend starts on Thursday, July 12
Storytelling for Business People - bring personal storytelling into the workplace starts on Tuesday, July 24
How to Write a Grant Proposal - a step by step guide to funding your project starts on Tuesday, July 24
The Art of Oral Sex: A Special Workshop with Babeland - the experts from Babeland visit to teach us all a thing or two Thursday, August 2
Art & History
History of the Bed Bug - our long, eventful history with a tiny bug Wednesday, June 27
Ha Ha Hmm…: Thinking VERY deeply about comedy - a primer on sketch, stand-up & improv starts on Tuesday, July 3
The History of the Gowanus Canal - a look at the long history of our favorite smelly canal Wednesday, July 18
Altering Consciousness Through Art History: Minimalism and Surrealism - two very different movements may have more in common than you think starts on Monday, July 23
The History of Scotch Whisky - the origins of a very popular drink Thursday, June 21 and Thursday, July 5
Thai Cooking Workshop - get your galangal on Saturday, June 30
Make Your Own Mints & Other Tiny Candies - because mints totally cure 4th of July hangovers Thursday, July 5
The Ins and Outs of Organic Dairy - meet the farmer & take home lots of amazing food Saturday, July 7
Artificial & Natural Flavors - can you really taste that fancy vanilla extract? Wednesday, July 11
MSG Takes on Gelatin, June 26
Next Tuesday, come on over to Public Assembly (70 North 6th Street) at 7pm to learn all about the history and science behind your favorite jiggly foods. You’ll learn about why the swimbladders of sturgeons are good for making wiggly things, how to make a fake egg, and see the greatest and saddest Jell-o molds of all time.
It won’t cost you anything, just RSVP over on Facebook.
The Society for the Advancement of Social Studies + America, July 3
On the eve of America’s birthday, join us for a night of stories about the good old US of A. We’ll learn the history of our political parties, some ridiculous laws, and all about the American Revolution, with lots of drink specials to help the celebration.
Tuesday, July 3, Public Assembly (70 North 6th Street, BK), RSVP
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