May 2021 Classes

The zoom classes in May include: Rhoda Perkins-Boyer’s Here and There Around the World May 21 1-3pm and Ken Phifer’s Religion and Violence class May 12 at 10am. For the in-person classes, there are a few spaces left for Sergei Diaghilev and the Ballets...

Upcoming Spring 2021 Classes

“Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme”…As the days lengthen and the weather warms and the birds sing and your allergies act up, you may be thinking of planting things. Happily, you don’t have to go to Scarborough  Fair to think about herbs and flowers that you can...

COVID-19 Class Recording Information

On January 5th and 7th, the Adult Learners Institute was pleased to host a Zoom presentation on COVID*19 by Charlie Taylor, Ph.D.  Charlie is a former employee of the Pfizer Corporation.   He presented a comprehensive two-day session on how COVID-19...

Winter Semester Dedication

The ALI Board was saddened to hear of the passing of long-time Board member Shar Eisenbeiser, who passed away unexpectedly on November 24. Shar was an active positive force on the Board, always cheerful and positive, willing to step in and help wherever she could. She...

President’s Appeal

2020 certainly hasn’t been the year we all expected.  Here at the Chelsea Adult Learners Institute (ALI) we entered the year poised to grow our offerings and consider new ways of meeting the needs of our engaged and curious community.  By spring, our...

Note from the President

The Pam Radcliffe Memorial fund, created to honor the memory of long-time supporter and friend of The Chelsea Adult Learners Institute, is being retired this year in order to underwrite class fees during the Covid-19 crisis. Over the past few years, the fund has...

Fall 2020 Semester

For the 2020 Fall semester, the ALI Board has decided to offer three in-person classes (with social distancing) and three online classes on ZOOM. In addition, for the first time in twelve years, we will not be holding a kick-off meeting for the semester. The classes...

Message from the President

We are all adjusting these days. While I don’t want to use the already tired phrase “new normal”, it is clear that some of the adjustments we are making will remain with us for some time to come. And the adjustment process is still – well, adjusting. We at Adult...

WCC Classes Online

Washtenaw Community College (WCC) is offering free online classes/webinars for seniors for the 2020 sessions.  Following is a link to the WCC page that will have information on dates/times and how to sign up.  The information will be updated regularly. ...