Spring 2017 Course Schedule 

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Monday

Time

Course

Coordinator

Location

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Experiencing Great English Literature Pat Becker & Phil Paulson Madison Senior Center
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pathways to a Sustainable Planet Richard Steeves & Tony Praza Wisconsin Bank and Trust
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Current Events East (START Date Change: Begins Feb. 27th) Bill Molis Lakeview Public Library
1:00 PM - 3:00 PMComplementary and Alternative MedicineFrank Stein Attic Angel Place
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Exploring Creativity  Diane Hughes Madison Senior Center
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Managing Your Money Bill Horns Madison Senior Center
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Novels Old and New  Eve Wilkie & Kate Dike Fitchburg Senior Center
1:00 PM - 3:00 PMWriting Nonfiction Judi K-Turkel Covenant Presbyterian Church 
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Women's Journeys Toward Self-Discovery Grethe Brix-J. Leer Madison Senior Center

Tuesday

Time

Course

Coordinator

Location

10:00 AM - 11:30 AMAlexander Technique Debby ThomasCapitol Lakes
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Biographies West Mary Becker & Chuck Pils Wisconsin Bank and Trust
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Short Stories and Essays Irv Klibaner Gardens Retirement Community
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Celebrating the Poetic Voice in Your Life Debbie Bissonnette & Barbara Carson State Bar of Wisconsin 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PMContemporary Economic IssuesChuck Karabin Capitol Lakes 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Greater Madison's Diverse Populations Lewis Bosworth Madison Senior Center 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Jazz Toni Jakovec Wisconsin Bank and Trust
1:30 PM - 3:30 PMFilm History Jim O'Brien Ashman Public Library 

Wednesday

Time

Course

Coordinator

Location

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Continuing Philosophy Jim Halloran & Ed Cothroll Madison Senior Center
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Global Affairs and the Media Johanna Chworowsky & Joe Elder Capitol Lakes
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Reminiscence Writing AM Ellen Maurer Capitol Lakes
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Biographies East Steve Werlein & Vicki Ford Pinney Public Library
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Current Events West Greg Bell & Meg Taylor Covenant Presbyterian Church
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Frontiers in Life Science Paul Brandl UW Space Place
1:00 PM - 3:00 PMWriting WorkshopAndy Millman Neighborhood House 
1:30 PM - 3:30 PMLife MapsNorman LeerMadison Senior Center 
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Reminiscence Writing PM Judy Havens Madison Senior Center
2:00 PM - 3:30 PMDiscovering Art at the Chazen MuseumAnnette FeliceChazen Museum of Art

Thursday

Time

Course

Coordinator

Location

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM International Film Festival  Jim O'Brien & Bob Fry Capitol Lakes
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM What in the World Happened  Bruce Gregg Madison Christian Community
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Physics and Society Don Reeder Madison Senior Center
10:00 AM - 12:00 PMInjustice and Inequality VRick Orton UW South Madison Partnership 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM The Science of Happiness Jan Fulwiler Madison Senior Center
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Art Museums Martha Moye Madison Art Museums and Studios 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM A Leisurely Walk Through American History Norman Risjord Oakwood Village - University Woods 
1:00 PM - 2:45 PM The Surveillance StateJean Taffs Oakwood Village - Prairie Ridge
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM The Play's the Thing Karine Brager Madison Senior Center
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM We Love a Mystery  Barbara Evans Covenant Presbyterian Church

Friday

Time

Course

Coordinator

Location

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Reading Joseph ConradJohn and Jan KinarFitchburg Senior Center
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Travel Leslie and Brent Larsen Capitol Lakes
1:00 PM - 3:00 PMThe Bible and Its Critics, Part 2Tom Schlicht Madison Senior Center
1:30 PM - 3:00 PMWisconsin Maritime HistoryHank WhippleWisconsin Historical Museum
 

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