Winter/Spring Classes

Many great classes are available for the Winter/Spring 2019 starting in February.  See below for the list of classes.  The Winter/Spring catalog and calendar have the full class descriptions, dates and locations.  Registration is required for all classes.

Adult Learners Institute classes are conducted in cooperation with Washtenaw Community College.  Two classes are being offered with our partners, the Chelsea District Library and the Chelsea Senior Center, and are FREE, but you must pre-register.

If you have questions, please Contact Us, send an e-mail to info@adultlearnersinstitute.org or call 734-292-5540.

View the 2019 Winter/Spring Catalog here
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View the 2019 Winter/Spring Calendar here
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Click for more information on registration and registration forms.

 

Classes for Winter/Spring 2019:

The list of classes and their descriptions, times, locations and instructor biography are fully described in the catalog.  If classes are full they will be marked as Closed; see Registration for information on wait lists.   Registration is required for all classes.

The Appalachian Trail – Closed
Maurine Tait, May 20 (1 Monday) – 2:00 to 4:00 pm St. Mary Church

The Art of Storytelling
Beverly Black and Laura Lee Hayes March 20, 27, April 3, & 10 (4 Wednesdays) 10:00 am to Noon Silver Maples

A Bell in the East  – Closed
Joan
Gaughan – April 29 (1 Monday) 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Silver Maples

Building the Modern World: Albert Kahn in Detroit
Michael Hodges March 7 (1 Thursday)7:00 to 8:30 pm Chelsea District Library [Free Class]

A Comparison of Two Ann Arbor Neighborhoods: Historic Burns Park and More Modern Ann Arbor Hills
Grace Shackman 
(presented in cooperation with WCC) – May 2, 9,16 & 23 (4 Thursdays) – 2:00 to 4:00 pm Cedars of Dexter

Fun with Maps
Christopher Thiry – March 29 (1 Friday) – 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Silver Maples

Indoor Gardening
Jennifer Fairfield
– April 16 (1 Tuesday) 10:00 am to Noon Chelsea Senior Center

Ireland and Wales – Closed
Rhoda Perkins-Boyer – April 23 (1 Tuesday) – 2:00 to 4:00 pm St. Mary Church

Scott Joplin – the King of Ragtime – Closed
John Hauger  April 15 (1 Monday) 1:00 to 3:00 pm Silver Maples

Korea: War, Peace and International Rivalies
Jui Hwa Upshur 
– March 6 & 13 (2 Wednesdays) 10:00 am to 12 noon Chelsea Senior Center

Michigan Warblers and Owls
Don Chalfant – May 10 (1 Friday) Cedars of Dexter

Michigan Wildflowers Though the Season – Closed
Tom Hodgson  April 22 (1 Monday) Silver Maples

Monuments and Their Stories
Elisabeth Thoburn (presented in cooperation with WCC) – May 7 & 14 (2 Tuesdays) 2:00 to 4:00 pm Silver Maples

Origins of the Italian Renaissance
Susan Nenadic 
(presented in cooperation with WCC) – March 14, 21, 28 & April 4 (4 Thursdays) 2:00 to 4:00 pm Cedars of Dexter

Racing to Mackinac Island: The Pinnacle of Great Lakes Sailboat Racing
Joel Craig 
– April 18 (1 Thursday) 10:00 am to Noon Silver Maples

Maurice Ravel: Music’s Master Craftsman 
Henry Aldridge – March 7 (1 Thursday) 2:00 to 4:00 pm Cedars of Dexter

Scandinavian Islands and Architecture
Karen Vigmostad
(presented in cooperation with WCC) – March 5, 12, 26 & April 2 (4 Tuesdays) 1:00 to 3:00 pm Silver Maples

Shakespeare: Histories and Tragedies
Geraldine Pittman de Batlle – April 5, 12, 19 & 26 (4 Fridays) 2:00 to 4:00 pm Cedars of Dexter

Thai Curries: Three Colors, Three Ways
Trinh Pifer, Jim and Mary Randolph
 – April 26 (1 Friday) 12:30 to 2:00 pm Chelsea Senior Center [Free Class]

Women of the Old Testament
Rev. Ken Phifer 
(presented in cooperation with WCC) – May 1, 8, 15 & 22 (4 Wednesdays) 10:00 am to 12 noon St. Paul’s United Church of Christ

To register for classes, visit our registration page.

Adult Learners Institute classes are conducted in cooperation with Washtenaw Community College. Classes being offered with our partners, the Chelsea District Library and the Chelsea Senior Center, are FREE but you must preregister (see catalog for directions).

To register for classes, click the link to the registration page. Registration is by mail only.