Fall 2021 Catalog Is Coming Soon!

The Fall catalog will be mailed the week of July 28th. There are a unique and exciting set of classes – look for visits to exotic places like Cuba, the Great Lakes Islands, lush local  gardens, and even historic Chelsea. Religion, musical theatre, history...

Letter from the President

As I write this letter, everything is busting wide open. After the CDC said it was OK to drop the masks if you have been vaccinated, apparently everyone has been magically vaccinated because there’s not a mask in sight. So the good news is that things have opened up,...

Fall 2021 Semester Update

While the days lengthen and the air conditioner hums non-stop, the Curriculum Committee of the Adult Learners Institute has been fashioning a unique and exciting set of classes for its Fall term. Look for visits to exotic places like Cuba, the Great Lakes Islands,...

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...