Fall Classes

There are many exciting classes for the fall which are listed below.  The Fall Catalog has been mailed and is also available at many locations around western Washtenaw County..  You will be able to download the catalog, calendar and registration form below.  

The full class descriptions, times, locations (online or in person) and instructor biography are described in the Fall 2022 catalog.  If classes are full, they are marked as Closed; see Registration for information on wait lists.   Zoom information will be sent to registered students prior to the class.

Adult Learners Institute classes are conducted in cooperation with Washtenaw Community College. Several classes will be offered with our partners, the Chelsea District Library and the Chelsea Senior Center, and will be FREE, but you must preregister for all classes (in-person or online) including the free ones.

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

You will be able to access the catalog, calendar and registration form here.  They are also available at many locations around western Washtenaw County.

The 2022 Fall Catalog 
(right-click to save the Catalog to your computer)

The 2022 Fall Calendar 
(right-click to save the Calendar to your computer)

Click for more information on registration and registration forms.

Classes for Fall 2022:

Below is a list of the Fall 2022 classes.  The class descriptions, times, locations and instructor biography are fully described in the fall catalog.  If classes are full they will be marked as Closed; see Registration for information on wait lists.  Classes are all in-person; the three classes available via Zoom as well as in-person are noted below. 

AMBULANCE WARS: HOW EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES CAME TO WASHTENAW COUNTY
Dr. Richard Burney,
November 17 (1 Thursday) 1:00 – 3:00 pm at Silver Maples, 100 Silver Maples Dr., Chelsea

BASIC FAMILY HISTORY
Katherine Willson,
Sept. 13, 20, 27 and Oct. 4 (4 Tuesdays) 10:00am – Noon at CRC-Dancy 

CARNIVAL: BRAZILIAN GREATEST PARTY 
Rosangela Lawrence,
Sept. 21 (1 Wednesday) 2:00 – 4:00 pm at Cedars of Dexter (Presented in cooperation with WCC) 

COASTAL GREAT LAKES   CLOSED
Karen Vigmostad,
Nov. 7, 14, 21 (3 Mondays) 2:00 – 4:00 pm at Cedars of Dexter  (Presented in cooperation with WCC) 

DINOSAURS FOR ADULTS  CLOSED
David Mastie,
Sept. 29 (1 Thursday) 11:00 – 4:00 pm at instructor’s home

EMBRACING THE ABERRANT: THE ROMANTIC SPIRIT IN PAINTING & SCULPTURE 1830 – 1900
Edwin Hoffman,
Oct. 5, 12, 19 (3 Wednesdays) 2:00 – 4:00 pm at Cedars of Dexter (Presented in cooperation with WCC) 

EXPLORING MUSICAL THEATER  
Hank Muir and Chris Lenehan,
Nov. 1 (skip 8) 15, 22, 29 (4 Tuesdays) 1:00 – 4:00 pm at  Chelsea Senior Center

HUBBLE AND WEBB SPACE TELESCOPES
Charlie Taylor,
 Sept. 30 & Oct. 7 (2 Fridays)  – in-person and via Zoom – 1:00 – 3:00 pm at CRC-Dancy

MARK TRAIN’S STORIED LIFE
Steve Daut,
Oct. 18, 25 (2 Tuesdays) – in-person and via Zoom – 1:00 – 3:00 pm at  Chelsea Senior Center 

MOVIES, MEDIA AND CULTURE
Evan Elkings,
Sept. 22 (1 Thursday) – 6:30 to 7:30 pm – Chelsea District Library [Free Class presented in partnership with Chelsea District Library and ALI. To register, call the Chelsea District Library at 734-475-8732 or via chelseadistrictlibrary.org]

MUSIC OF THE 1950s  
John Hauger,
Sept. 23 (1 Friday) 1:00 – 3:00 pm at  Chelsea Senior Center 

RACE IN AMERICA: EDUCATION, INCARCERATION AND EMPLOYMENT
Judy Wenzel,
Oct. 28 (1 Friday) 1:00 – 3:00 pm at CRC-Crippen Building

REINDEER MEAT & RAMEN SOUP: LAPLAND, NORDKAP AND THE NORWEGIAN COAST 
John Deikis,
Oct. 21 (1 Friday)10:00am – Noon at  Chelsea Senior Center 

RELAX AND RESTORE WITH ELLIS & M.E.
Catherine Ellis, Alma Muxlow and Bob Relkins, 
Sept. 9 (1 Friday) 1:00 – 3:00 pm at  Chelsea Senior Center

TRAVELOGUE: ARGENTINA
Rita Perkins-Boyer,
Sept. 15 (1 Thursday) 1:00 – 3:00 pm at St. Mary Church, Knight’s Room 

TRAVELOGUE: SCOTLAND
Bill O’Reilly,
 Nov. 4 (1 Friday) 1:00 – 3:00 pm at  Chelsea Senior Center [Free Class presented in partnership with Chelsea Senior Center and ALI. To register, call the CSC at 734-475-9242]

UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT
Peter VanHoek,
Sept. 19, 26 (2 Mondays) – in-person and via Zoom – 1:00 – 3:00 pm at Silver Maples, 100 Silver Maples Dr., Chelsea

WOMEN OF THE AMERICAN WEST
Susan Nenadic,
Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10 (3 Thursdays) 2:00 – 4:00 pm at Cedars of Dexter (Presented in cooperation with WCC) 

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.