New York, New York: How to get there, How to get around, Where to go, What to do & How to do it [S-23-25]

Presenter:David Mathie
Location: SUNY Potsdam: Maxcy 104
Classes: 1 Session 1.5 hours
Dates: Tue 2:30 PM 04/11
Status: Course Update: The time for course #25 has changed from 10 am to 2:30 pm. It is still meeting in Maxcy 104 on Tuesday, April 11.

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We in the North Country are a seven-hour drive from the greatest city in the country, yet many of us have never visited.  Some of the reasons:  I'm afraid to drive into the city; I don't understand how to get around; I don't know where to eat; I don't know how to see a show, etc.  As a former resident of NYC and a regular visitor for over 45 years, David Mathie is ready to soothe your fears and help you explore Manhattan.  The course will discuss the best way to get into the city; understand its geography and neighborhoods; navigate the city's subway, taxi and Uber systems; find and book the best shows, restaurants, and hotels; and learn which sites to see and which to avoid.

A Potsdam native, Dr. David Mathie has served on the SOAR Board since 2019 and is Chair of the Curriculum and Scheduling committees. In his pre-retirement life he was a Professor of Music at Boise State University in Idaho for 24 years as well as a member of the Boise Philharmonic. Before becoming a teacher he was a professional trombonist living and working in New York City; while there he performed as a free-lance musician with a variety of groups from the Metropolitan Opera to the Temptations, and took just about any classical/jazz/pop music gig that came his way.

Special Instructions: ** Note: New time **
Extra session if needed, on Tuesday 4/18

Cap: 45

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