Fall 2021 Courses Schedules

ANNOUNCEMENT  For all in-person courses, coordinators and participants are required to observe social distancing guidelines and wear masks when inside any of our host locations at all times.

All coordinators and participants must follow the host location’s additional COVID-19 Protocols.

Check with the coordinator if the host location has any added requirements.

Printable Fall Course List  (PDF)
 Revised Friday, Aug. 27th
All course registrations are handled by the course coordinator.
Click on a course title below to view information about the course including the meeting dates, course description, and participation level.

Monday

Time

Course

Coordinator

Location

9:30 am - 10:30 am Classic Films 2021 Bob Fry, Tobey Marsceill, Wes Marsceill On - Line
9:30 am - 11:30 am Reading US History, The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family Michael E. Stevens On - Line
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Experiencing Great English Literature Phil Paulson Madison Senior Center
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Pathways to a Sustainable Planet Richard Steeves On - Line
 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Refighting the Civil War Daryl ShermanOn - Line
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Drawing as a Sacred Activity: Imaginative Drawing with the Non-Dominant Hand Heather C. Williams On - Line
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Exploring Creativity Karen Wulff Christ Presbyterian Church
1:00 PM - 3:00 pm Money Skills for Retirees Tom Eggert On - Line
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Novels New and Old Bonnie Dill, Marsha Urbaniak, Carol Spiegel On - Line
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Raspberry Pi for Tinkerers Al Nettleton Capitol Lakes
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm First Amendment Freedoms and Limitations Allen May, J.D. Christ Presbyterian Church
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Women's Journeys Toward Self-Discovery Grethe Brix-J. Leer On - Line

Tuesday

Time

Course

Coordinator

Location

10:00 am - 11:30 pm Whither the State: Politics and Public Policy Dennis Dresang, Terry Shelton Oakwood West
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Biographies Chuck Pils, Mary Becker On - Line
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Short Stories and Essays Irv Klibaner Capitol Lakes
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Contemporary Economic Issues Chuck Karabin Capitol Lakes
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Jazz Toni Jakovec Wisconsin Bank and Trust
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Reminiscence PM Judy Havens Madison Senior Center

Wednesday

Time

Course

Coordinator

Location

10:00 am - 12:00 pm Continuing Philosophy Jim Halloran & Ed Cothroll On - Line
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Current Events AM Mert Corwin On - Line
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Global Affairs and the Media Leon Lindberg, Kirk Elliott On - Line
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Drawing as a Sacred Activity: Observational Drawing Heather C. Williams On - Line
1:00 am - 3:00 pm Biographies Eastside Vicki Ford & Steve Werlein Goodwill Community Room
1:00 am - 3:00 pm Current Events West - PM Meg Taylor & Jerry Burns On-Line
1:00 am - 3:00 pm Frontiers in Life Science Paul Brandl UW Space Place
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Writing Workshop Andy Millman On - Line
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Film History Part 1 Jim O'Brien Oakwood West
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Life Maps: The Search for Meaning in Modern Philosophy and the Arts Norman Leer EMAIL

Thursday

Time

Course

Coordinator

Location

9:30 am - 11:30 am What in the World Happened C. Pils, H. Whipple, J. Albright, J. Leidel On - Line
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Healthy Aging: Maintaining Function and Preventing Injury Frank Stein Mount Olive Lutheran Church
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Where is Everybody? Don Reeder Oakwood West
10:00 am - 11:45 pm Relax and Be Aware - Mindfulness Meditations for Clarity and Wisdom Craig Wille On - Line
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Writing Workshop Andy Millman On - Line
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm The Play's the Thing Tess Mulrooney On - Line
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm We Love a Mystery Barbara Evans On - Line

Friday

Time

Course

Coordinator

Location

10:00 am - 12:00 pm PLATO Travel Annette & Kevin Bollig, Lois Baseler, Linn Roth Capitol Lakes
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Reading Saul Bellow John and Jan Kinar On - Line
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Truth Decay Jack Mitchell  On - Line
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm How Does Religion Evolve?  Part 4 Tom Schlicht Madison Senior Center

Saturday

Time

Course

Coordinator

Location

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Ontology Book Club Heather Williams On - Line

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