Developing the Atomic Bomb NEW –1 night (2 hours).  No military project can carry a title less exciting than “Manhattan Engineer District,” but working under this deliberately bland code name, the leading scientific geniuses of the age (including Albert Einstein) developed a devastating weapon that quickly ended World War II and remained a foreboding specter that haunted the Cold War era.
Instructor: Herb Kaufman, M.Ed.
Fee: $30
Time: Monday, Feb. 11, 6:30 p.m.
To register: call (215) 884-2218 or click here to register online with a credit card

Women Warriors: Belligerent Belles in U.S. Military Conflicts NEW –1 day (2 hours). This class explores what women did in various roles during America’s many conflicts.  It will highlight some of these women and address the obstacles they faced in performing their tasks.
Instructor:  Paula Gidjunis
 Fee: $30. Saturday, March 9, 10 a.m.
To register: call (215) 884-2218 or click here to register online with a credit card

A Time to Stand: The Alamo and the War for Texas Independence NEW –2 nights (4 hours).  With cries of “Remember the Alamo,” the 18-minute Battle of San Jacinto closed the War for Texas Independence with a Mexican defeat. This class examines the war’s events, with emphasis on the siege of the Alamo, the battles of Gonzales and San Jacinto, the Goliad Massacre, and the Runaway Scrape.
Instructor: Steven Wright
Fee: $55
Time: Thursdays, March 28 and April 4, 6:30 p.m.
To register: call (215) 884-2218 or click here to register online with a credit card

George Washington and Benedict Arnold NEW –1 day (2 hours).  The name of Benedict Arnold has become a synonym for “Traitor.”  Arnold – once the Continental Army’s greatest military hero and, in many ways, the son George Washington never had – betrayed his country and his mentor, while blackening his own reputation forever.
Instructor: Herb Kaufman, M.Ed.
Fee: $30
Time: Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m.
To register: call (215) 884-2218 or click here to register online with a credit card

Pursuing the Graf Spee and Sinking the Bismarck NEW –2 days (4 hours).  In the early days of World War II, the German Kriegsmarine (navy) pinned its hopes on two capital warships – the heavy cruiser Admiral Graf Spee and the battleship Bismarck.  Britain’s Royal Navy was tasked with chasing down and destroying the two leviathans.  The running battles reached dramatic climaxes in December 1939 for the Graf Spee and May 1941 for the Bismarck.
Instructor: Lance Lacey
Fee: $55
Time: Saturdays, April 27 and May 4, 10 a.m.
To register: call (215) 884-2218 or click here to register online with a credit card