Mondays, 12:30-1:30 pm, bi-weekly
Physicians, nutritionists, fitness trainers and a healthy cooking chef present information on a wide variety of important health issues.
Monday, 12:30-1:30pm, quarterly
Law enforcement officers join us quarterly to update members on the latest and most prevalent scams as well as provide information on safe banking, mail and cyber security. Officers are also available to answer questions from participants.
The History of Taiwan, from the Shanghai Communique to the Present Day with Roy Sheldon
Mondays, 2:00-3:00 pm, August 3-10
The recent civil unrest in Hong Kong, with its pending return to the full authority of Beijing in 17 years, has renewed attention to the policies of China and the United States toward Taiwan and its future. In this two-part lecture series, historian Roy Sheldon cover the history of Taiwan, from early colonization to its current status as a nation independent of China, its possible future and the ramifications of those outcomes on PRC-US relations in Asia.
Shakespeare with Actor Leo Schaff
Wednesdays, 2:00-3:00 pm, ongoing
Join charismatic actor and teacher Leo Schaff as he breathes life into Shakespeare’s words, acting out portions of the play and offering illuminating insights into the Bard’s language, plot lines, historical context and eternal relevance, all with a generous sense of humor.
The Evil Eye, Amulets, Ghosts and Demons: Exploring Jewish superstitions and mystical practices through the ages with Andree Brooks
Thursdays, 1:30-2:30 pm, July 16-30
From biblical times to the present time, Jews have had their superstitions. Where and how did these beliefs originate? How did the rabbis react? Have they changed over the centuries? Where does Kabbalah fit in? And, by the way, what exactly is Kabbalah? An excursion into the world of Jewish mystical ways.
20th-Century Art and Architecture with Professor Seth Gopin
Thursdays, 1:30-2:30 pm – ongoing, begins August 6
Explore the major artistic movements of the 20th century — Cubism, Futurism, Dada, Abstract Expressionism, Pop, and more — and their expression through painting, sculpture and architecture.
American History With Doug Brin
America’s Presidential Contests
Fridays, 11:00-12:00 pm, July 10-31
Class switches to Mondays, 2:30-3:30 pm, August 17-September 21
As we head into another presidential election, historian and journalist Doug Brin analyzes presidential contests from 1789 to the present day, covering the issues, personalities and diversions that have molded a nation.
Iconic Entertainers with Sara Lukinson
The Great Ones: Artists from the Kennedy Center Honors
Fridays, 11:00 am-12:00 pm, August 7-September 25
Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Sara Lukinson has produced film biographies for the Kennedy Center Honors for thirty years. Join her for a fascinating deep dive into the honorees’ worlds as she shares video clips insights of their lives and work.