January 4, 2022

January 04, 2022 11:40 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


PLATO Weekly Update

January 4, 2022

CURRICULUM

WINTER COURSES
NEW! Film History begins this week; three more Winter Courses will start next week. 

SPRING COURSES
Spring Course Registration will open on Tuesday, January 18th.

REMINDER

These COVID-19 Protocols are required for in-person courses:

· 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

THEATER TRIPS 
NEW!
 
Live theater trips are back! Join our bus to a matinee at the Milwaukee Rep on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, for a Beatles-inspired version of As You Like It. Interwoven into Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedy, the production features more than 20 Beatles songs performed live, including "She Loves You" and "I Want to Hold Your Hand". Registration and other COVID-19 protocols are required. Register and learn more here.

REMINDER 
These COVID-19 Protocols are required for i
n-person special events:

· Masks are required at all times, except while eating.

· You will need to show:

o   A picture ID.

o   Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or proof of negative results of a COVID-19 test 72 hours prior to the event. The test must be issued by a medical provider or pharmacy. At home tests will not be accepted. 

· You will not be allowed to join the event without providing acceptable documentation.

· Please stay home if you are not feeling well and contact the trip organizer to inform them of your decision.

BREAKFAST GATHERINGS
Join us for our first Breakfast Gathering of the new year o
Friday, January 14th at 9:30am at The Marquette Hotel Café, located at 414 South Baldwin Street in the heart of the Willy Street neighborhood. RSVP and other COVID-19 Protocols are required. RSVP and learn more here.

VIRTUAL LECTURES

Enjoy recordings of PLATO Lectures on a variety of topics. 

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 Featured Offerings will continue next week, January 11th. In the meantime, check out the digital version of The Agora, Volume 7, 2021!

AGORA FEATURE


SOCIAL JUSTICE EVENTS & READINGS

Select from a range of topics and formats 

for your Winter reading, viewing, or listening, 

curated by PLATO's Diversity Awareness Committee.

DID YOU KNOW? for January 4 - 17, 2022

Did You Know…The inventor of the first home security system was Marie Van Brittan Browna black woman from New York. She is also credited with the invention of the first closed circuit television. The patent for the invention was filed in 1966 and it later influenced modern home security systems that are still used today.

Visit the Social Justice Webpage for more about
Marie Van Brittan Brown & 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


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