November 16, 2021

November 16, 2021 3:20 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

PLATO Weekly Update 

November 16, 2021


CURRICULUM

NEW! The Course Schedule Calendar is now posted on PLATO's Home Page to make it easy to locate registration and start dates for Winter and Spring Courses.

REMINDER

These COVID-19 Protocols continue to be in place for in-person participants:

· Wear masks inside of Host Location buildings.

· Follow social distancing guidelines.

· Follow any additional guidelines required at Host Locations - visit the Courses Page or check with your course coordinator.

COURSES PAGE


SPECIAL EVENTS

FALL WORKSHOP 

Tending Our Grief: A Self-Care Workshop: On Thursday, December 2nd from 1:30–3pm we will learn about various types of grief and healthy ways to potentially work with it. Hosted by grief support specialists Stephanie Steigerwaldt and Julie Swanson, this session will offer participants an opportunity to learn, self-reflect and connect. Registration is required.

FALL LECTURE

Wisconsin CocktailsJoin us on Friday, December 10th at 2:30pm for a festive, one-hour virtual lecture by author Jeanette Hurt. We'll learn the histories behind some of our state's most iconic drinks and discover why Wisconsin has a love affair with Brandy Old Fashioneds, Tom and Jerrys, boozy ice cream and more. Registration is required.

Also, members are welcome to access Past Recordings. 

SELF-GUIDED WALKS

Walking Tours of Dane CountyFind descriptions of 11 of the most popular self-guided walks designed to help you easily locate parking and guide you along the trail.

THEATER 

Partake in a variety of virtual options found on PLATO’s
 Virtual Theater Trips page where new items are added frequently.

SPECIAL EVENTS CALENDAR


FEATURED AGORA WORKS

Visit The Agora Features webpage for highlights from this past season, created and curated by fellow PLATO members for your enjoyment.

Our Biweekly Offering for November 9 - 22 is Olbrich Garden Gems, an artwork by Sherry Ackerman, inspired by an anecdote most grandparents can relate to. 

AGORA FEATURE


SOCIAL GATHERINGS

Social Gatherings – to resume next semester, depending upon the course of the pandemic.


SOCIAL JUSTICE EVENTS & READINGS

Select from a range of topics and formats 

for your Autumn reading, viewing, or listening, 

curated by PLATO's Diversity Awareness Committee.

DID YOU KNOW? for November 16 - 29, 2021

Did You Know… We’wha (a Zuni Two Spirit), a pottery and textile artist, was a Zuni cultural ambassador who took on both male and female tasks. We’wha was also a spiritual leader who endeavored to preserve the history, traditions, and knowledge of the Zuni people.

Visit the Social Justice Webpage for more about We’wha
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.


PLATO is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in association with:

for more information, contact us at:

info@platomadison.org

608-572-6869

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Madison, WI 53705

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