March 26-May 14, 2018

Current Topics in International Relations: Great Decisions 2018
Bill Taylor
Session 1
Room B2

This course will discuss seven topics in international relations contained in the Great Decisions 2018 booklet from the Foreign Policy Association. The Topics are: 1. The waning of Pax Americana 2. Russia’s foreign policy, 3. China’s geopolitics, 4. Turkey: partner in crisis, 5. US global engagement and the military, 6. South Africa’s fragile democracy, 7. Global health issues.

The text for this course is Great Decisions 2018. I will also have a Companion Volume with updated information on the topics, as well as questions for class discussion. I’ll have copies of both items for purchase for $30 in the first week of class. The reading material for the first class will be emailed to you when you register.

Class limit: 40 

Current Topics in International Relations: Great Decisions 2018
Bill Taylor
Session 2
Room B2

This class is a repeat of Session 1 above.
Class limit: 40

The New Yorker Discussion Group
Moderated by Stephanie Kaylin
Room B4

Here is an opportunity to share The New Yorker with other regular readers of the magazine. The group will consider articles, fiction, poetry and reviews, with each piece presented briefly by a participant before a general discussion. Please bring the two most recent issues to the first class so that we can choose what will be discussed the following week.
Class limit: 15

Rosen Movement
Cameron Justam                 
Room B5

Rosen Movement was created by Marion Rosen, a physical therapist, to foster, support and maintain flexibility during the aging years. The goal is aided by music, which provides fun and the inspiration to move all the joints with ease. Come move with us — be more open to the day and to life! Cameron Justam is a certified Rosen Movement body practitioner.
Class limit: 20

Let’s Talk
To Be Determined

12:15 – 1:00
Youth Room

Find out about relevant cultural, political and educational topics from expert faculty members and community speakers. Look for specific information in upcoming Lifetime Learning Center emails. These talks are open to the public.

Stacy Schulze

12:30 – 2:30
Room B2

All you need is a hook and some yarn, and you can learn skills to make clothes, household items, and decorations. For learning and practice, bring some yarn and at least one hook of the right size for the yarn. Also please bring any patterns or crochet books that interest you. Beginners and refreshers welcome.

The Great Mr. Handel
Theodore Deacon and Barbara Miller

Fellowship Hall

George Frideric Handel is so much more than “The Hallelujah Chorus.” An international phenomenon, Handel was born in Germany, skyrocketed to success in Italy, and achieved worldwide fame in England. He was the master of all musical forms, be it Italian opera, English oratorio, elegant instrumental music, or mass entertainments like his Water and Fireworks music. Come and explore the cosmopolitan triumphs, dramatic falls from grace, and the extraordinary musical resurrections of this genius of Baroque Age.

Rosemary Leahy

Room B4

Mindfulness training helps people cope with the stress and anxiety of everyday living. Learn about the dynamics of stress and the negative influence of multi-tasking. Following an initial class on the element of stress, you will learn how to center yourself and gain a greater sense of well-being. Open to those students who  did not take this class previously. Must attend the 1st class. Four sessions only. Must attend 1st classMarch 26, April 2, 9, 16.

Editing Digital Photography
Tom Dempsey


Learn how to edit digital images with emotional impact, true to the subject. Because cameras don’t record like your eyes see, we must compensate with smart tonal adjustments in free, Apple Photos, my favorite Adobe Lightroom, or your preferred editor. We’ll cover cropping, color theory, histograms, and tonal editing (exposure, contrast, & Adjustment Brush). Optionally bring a laptop computer. Mondays and Wednesdays.  Six Sessions starting April 30, May 2,7,9,14,16. 
Class Limit: 15

Duplicate Bridge
Gil  Comeau


For intermediate and better players who want to learn duplicate bridge.  We will have some instruction and play duplicate games within our own group and eventually try electronic bridge at the website .  There is no better way to improve than to play bridge hands online, either with robots or live opponents.  It would be helpful if students had either a notebook (laptop) computer, tablet computer, or smart phone to use.  If not find a partner in class and play together cooperatively.  Remain calm.  This is a relaxed and fun activity, not a high-pressure experience.
Minimum: 6

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