Fall Classes

The classes for the Fall 2018 term have been completed.  See the Winter/Spring Classes for the upcoming classes that will start in the February. 

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 including the free ones.

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

View the 2018 Fall Catalog here
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View the 2018 Fall Calendar here
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Click for more information on registration and registration forms.

Classes for Fall 2018:

The Fall 2018 term is now over and included many great and interesting classes. Below is a list of the Fall 2018 classes to give you an example of the types of classes offered.  The Fall 2019 classes will be listed here in August 2019.

25 Science Things You Can Do with Your Children, Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren
David Mastie, September 7 (one Friday) 2:00 to 4:00 pm

A Visit to Egypt
Barbara Brown Zikmund, Oct. 8 & 15 (2 Mondays) – 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at Silver Maples

Alzheimer’s Disease: The Latest Research 
Dr. Bruno Giordani, Oct. 2 (1 Tuesday) – 1:00 to 3:00 pm at Silver Maples

A Short History of Walking and One Pilgrim’s Progress Closed
David Larwa,
Nov. 12(one Monday) 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Cedars of Dexter

Changing Roles of Chinese Women
Jui Hwa Upshur,
Sept. 20 & 27 (two Thursdays) 10:00 am to 12 noon at Chelsea Senior Center

Downsizing for the Next Stage of Life Closed
Deb Mantel,
Oct. 11(one Thursday) 1:00 to 3:00 pm at Chelsea Wellness Center-5 Healthy Towns Foundation

Formidable Atlantic Crossings
John Hauger, Oct. 26 & Nov. 2 (2 Fridays) – 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at Silver Maples

From Robots to Retinas: Amazing Origami Applications in Science
David Larwa,
Sept. 14 (1 Friday) – 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at Silver Maples

The Great American Songbook
Hank Muir, Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26 & Oct. 3 (5 Wednesdays) – 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at Silver Maples

Historic Washtenaw
Grace Shackman 
(presented in cooperation with WCC), Sept. 6, 13, 20 & 27 (four Thursdays) 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Cedars of Dexter

Lost Treasures of the Titanic
Kathy Gunderson,
Oct. 17, 24 (skip Oct. 31) & Nov. 7, 14 (four Wednesdays) 7:00 to 8 pm at Chelsea Senior Center. (The funds for this class were made available through the ALI Pam Radcliffe Memorial Fund.  You may attend any or all of these free sessions but you must register by calling 734-433-2200 x6042 or online at http://bit.ly/ChelTitanic.)

Making Conservation Work
Meghan Prindle, Oct. 3(one Wednesday) 7:00 to 8:30 pm at Chelsea District Library (Free class but you must register by calling 734-475-8732)

Our Ongoing Great Lakes and Marine Issues
Cheryl Wells,
Nov. 7 & 14(two Wednesdays) 2:00 to 4:00 pm at St. Mary Church

The Opiate Outbreak/Epidemic
Charlie Taylor, Sept. 10, 17, 24 & Oct. 1 (4 Mondays) 3:30 to 5:30 pm at St. Mary Church

The Peace Tradition Closed
Rev. Ken Phifer 
(presented in cooperation with WCC), Nov. 6, 13, 20 & 27 (4 Tuesdays) – 10:00 to 12 noon at St. Paul United Church of Christ

The Pearl of Africa
Susan Nenadic
(presented in cooperation with WCC), Oct. 12, 19 (skip 10/26) & Nov. 2, 9 (four Fridays) 2:00 to 5:00 pm at Cedars of Dexter

Scandinavian Islands and Architecture Cancelled
Karen Vigmostad
(presented in cooperation with WCC), Nov. 1, 8, 15 (skip 11/22) & 29 (4 Thursdays) – 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at Silver Maples

Simple Recipes for Tailgating
Trin Pifer, Jim and Mary Randolph
Oct. 5 (one Friday) 12:00 to 2:00 pm Chelsea Senior Center (Free class but you must register by calling 734-475-9242)

Travelogue – Ecuador & Galapagos Islands
Rhoda Perkins-Boyer,
Oct. 23 & 30(two Tuesdays) 2:00 to 4:00 pm at St. Mary Church

Washtenaw Wildlife Alphabetically Closed
Don Chalfant, Oct. 4 (one Thursday) 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Cedars of Dexter

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.