Winter/Spring Classes

 

Many great courses are being planned for Winter/Spring 2020 starting the end of February and are listed below.  The Winter/Spring Catalog and Calendar have full details of the classes and are available below. Registration is required for all classes and will start the beginning of February.

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 preregister.

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

View the 2020 Winter/Spring Catalog here
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View the 2020 Winter/Spring Calendar here
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Click for more information on registration and registration forms.

 

Classes for Winter/Spring 2020:

The Winter/Spring 2020 classes are listed below.  Classes and their descriptions, times, locations and instructor biography will be fully described in the catalog.  If classes are full they will be marked as Closed; see Registration for information on wait lists.

Jane Austin: Manners, Money, Marriage and Morality
Geraldine de Batlle – March 27, April 3, 17 & 24 (4 Fridays) – 2:00 to 4:00 pm (except 4/24 2:30 to 4:30 pm) at Cedars of Dexter

Cooking with Herbs: Spice up Everyday Meals
Jim & Mary Randolph and Merrill CrockettMarch 25 (1 Wed.) 1:00 to 3:00 pm at Chelsea Senior Center [Free Class]

Desserts by Decade: the 1920s
Keegan Rodgers and Patti Smith March 11 (1 Wed.) 6:30 to 8:00 pm at Chelsea District Library [Free Class]

Sergei Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes
Henry Aldridge
– March 20 (1 Friday) at 2:00 to 4:00 pm – at Cedars of Dexter

Evolution: Its Not Just Biology
Greg Peter – March 16 & 23 (2 Mondays) 2:00 to 4:00 pm – at Cedars of Dexter

Five Key Great Lakes Islands
Karen Vigmostad
(presented in cooperation with WCC) – March 5, 12, 19, 26 & April 2 (5 Thursdays) 10:30 to 12:30 pm at Silver Maples

Gardening: Spice up your Garden and Improve your Health
Jennifer Fairfield
– April 23 (1 Thursday) 1:00 to 3:00 pm at Chelsea Senior Center

History of Transportation in Washtenaw County
Grace Shackman 
(presented in cooperation with WCC) – May 5, 12, 19 & 26 (4 Tuesdays) 2:00 to 4:00 pm – at Cedars of Dexter

The Making of Modern India
Jui Hwa Upshur 
– Feb. 26, March 4 & 11 (3 Wed.) 1:00 to 3:00 pm at Chelsea Senior Center

Mindfulness, Meditation and Movement
Karla Groesbeck (presented in cooperation with WCC)   Feb. 25, March 3, 10 & 17 (4 Tuesdays) 2:00 to 4:00 pm at St. Paul United Church of Christ

Mood Lifters for Seniors
Dr. Scott Roberts – May 18 (1 Monday) 10:30 to 12:30 pm at Silver Maples

Musical Theater
Hank Muir and Chris Lenehan March 24, 31, April 7 & 14 (4 Tuesdays) 1:00 to 4:00 pm at Silver Maples 

Religion and Violence
Rev. Ken Phifer 
(presented in cooperation with WCC)  April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 (5 Wed.) 10:00 to 12:00 noon at First United Methodist Church

Senses and Memory in the Brain: How Do They Work?
Charlie Taylor
– April 7, 14, 21 & 28 (4 Tuesdays) 10:00 to 12:00 noon at Chelsea Retirement Center Dancey Theater

The Search for General Tso
Frances Wang
– March 30 (1 Monday) 12:30 to 3:00 pm at Silver Maples

Snapshots of the Inupiaq Eskimo Lifeways: Before Oil and After 
Pam Ross – Feb. 24 (1 Monday) 1:00 to 3:30 pm at Silver Maples

A Virtual Nature Walk
Don Chalfant – May 1 (1 Friday) 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Cedars of Dexter

Welcome to Brazil
Rosangela Lawrence (presented in cooperation with WCC) March 2 & 9 (2 Mondays) 10:30 to 12:30 noon at Silver Maples

World Mythology
Elisabeth Thoburn (presented in cooperation with WCC) – May 7, 14 & 21 (3 Thursdays) 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Cedars of Dexter

22,000 Bulbs and Counting
David Mastie
 – May 15 (1 Friday) 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm in Chelsea (directions provided with registration)

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.