August 31, 2021

August 31, 2021 2:47 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


PLATO Weekly Update

August 31, 2021


CURRICULUM

Registration for Fall Courses  continues! For those members interested in attending in-person, please review updated COVID-19 protocols listed below. All courses require that participants register with the coordinator so they can be reached via email should there be any updates due to the pandemic. 

Our Fall Course Schedule includes 40 courses total with in-person and virtual offerings to meet the various needs and wishes of PLATO members. 


COVID-19 Protocols for Courses:

  • All coordinators and participants are required to wear masks when inside host locations at all times and to observe social distancing guidelines.

  • All coordinators and participants must follow any and all of the host location’s additional COVID-19 Protocols which will be communicated by coordinators.

Currently, Capitol Lakes and Oakwood have additional protocols:

  • Capitol Lakes requires all visitors to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to bring a copy of their vaccination card.

  • Oakwood requires all people entering their building to register at the Accushield kiosk. The only entrance open at Oakwood is the main entrance at the Heritage Oaks.

COURSES PAGE


SPECIAL EVENTS
 

NEW! Our fall lecture series will begin on Thursday, September 23rd at 1:30 pm with "Ask the Weather Guy.” Register here for this this 90-minute Zoom webinar featuring Jonathan Martin, Chair and Professor in the UW-Madison Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. Registration is required to attend.

In the meantime, members can access Past Recordings.

THEATER

Browse a variety of options on PLATO’s Virtual Theater Trips page – and check back as new items are frequently added.

SPECIAL EVENTS CALENDAR


FEATURED AGORA WORKS

Each weekwe offer for your enjoyment, a featured piece from contributors to The Agora, PLATO's journal of arts and ideas. This week's selection is titled Cosmic Art and Poetry, unique digital fusion of a poem by George Faunce and artwork by Jim Albright.

AGORA FEATURE


SOCIAL GATHERINGS

Social Gatherings will resume this fall with in-person breakfasts. 


SOCIAL JUSTICE EVENTS & READINGS

Select from a range of topics and formats 
for your late summer reading, viewing, or listening, 
curated by PLATO's Diversity Awareness Committee.

DID YOU KNOW? for August 24 – September 6, 2021

Hamdi Ulukaya, born in Ilic, Turkey, is a businessman, activist and philanthropist who founded and owns the company Chobani, the #1 selling strained yogurt in the US. He was born to a dairy farming Kurdish family in 1972 and immigrated to the US in 1994 to study English and take business courses.

Visit the Social Justice Webpage for more about Hamdi Ulukaya
and past DID YOU KNOW? features.

DID YOU KNOW? – spotlighting notable contributions made by non-mainstream individuals you might not have learned or read about. Suggestions for inclusions are welcome (send to Kathy at: ksmichaelis@gmail.com)

SOCIAL JUSTICE WEBPAGE


PLATO is proudly supported in part by Oakwood Village.


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for more information, contact us at:

info@platomadison.org

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