Winter/Spring Classes

The Winter/Spring 2022 semester starts February 23rd.   Classes for Winter/Spring 2022 are listed below.   The classes will be offered in person and online via Zoom.  The full class descriptions, times, locations (online or in person) and instructor biography are described in the Winter/Spring 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 are being offered with our partners, the Chelsea District Library and the Chelsea Senior Center, and are FREE.  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.

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Classes for Winter/Spring 2022:

The Winter/Spring 2022 classes and their descriptions, times, locations and instructor biography are fully described in the catalog.  If classes are full they will be marked as Closed; see Registration for information on wait lists.  Classes are in-person and/or via Zoom.  

Chelsea Then and Now 
Bill O’Reilly, April 6 (1 Wednesday) 1:00 to 3:00pm – (presented in cooperation with the Chelsea Senior Center) in-person at Chelsea Senior Center, 512 Washington Street, Chelsea, MI  FREE (To register: call the Chelsea Senior Center at 734-475-9242)

Dizziness and Balance with Focus on the Inner Ear/Vestibular System
Alex Elkins, March 17 (1 Thursday) 6:30 to 8:30pm online via Zoom 

Ends and Odds
Hank Muir, May 11,18, & 25 (3 Wednesdays) 1:00 to 3:00pm – in-person at Chelsea Senior Center, 512 Washington Street, Chelsea, MI

Energy in Crisis, What Now?
Dave Konkle, March 28 (1 Monday) 1:30 to 3:30pm – in-person at Silver Maples, 100 Silver Maples, Chelsea, MI

Evolution
Greg Peter,
Mar 22 &29 (2 Tuesdays) 2:00 to 4:00pm – in-person at Cedars of Dexter, 411 Dexter Lane, Dexter MI

Hearing Loss and Cochlear Implantation
Vicki Gonzalez,
March 3 (1 Thursday) 6:30 to 8:30pm – online via Zoom 

Helen Keller
Doug Baldwin April 21 (1 Thursday) 1:30 to 3:30pm – in-person at Silver Maples, 100 Silver Maples, Chelsea, MI

History of Transportation in Washtenaw County
Grace Shackman,
May 5, 12, 19 & 26 (4 Thursdays) 5/5 2:00 to 4:00pm, rest of classes 1:30 to 3:30pm (presented in cooperation with WCC) – in-person at Cedars of Dexter, 411 Dexter Lane, Dexter MI

Kalamazoo Gals   
John Thomas,
May 1 (1 Sunday) 2:00 to 4:00pm – (presented in cooperation with the Chelsea District Library) FREE (To register: call the Chelsea District Library directly at 734-475-8732 ext. 219)

Music of the 1940s
John Hauger,
April 1 (1 Friday) 1:00 to 3:00pm in-person at Chelsea Senior Center, 512 Washington Street, Chelsea, MI 

Oceans – Our Planet’s Marine Issues – Part 2
Cheryl Wells,
April 25 & May 2 (2 Mondays) 1:00 to 3:00pm – in-person at St Mary Church Parrish Hall, 14200 E. Old US-12, Chelsea

Joseph Sadony (1877 – 1960)
Richard Howlin, Feb 28 (1 Monday) 1:30 to 3:30pm – in-person at Silver Maples, 100 Silver Maples, Chelsea, MI

Silent Movies and the Michigan Theater Organ
Henry Aldridge,
April 11 (1 Monday) 1:00 to 3:00pm – in-person at Cedars of Dexter, 411 Dexter Lane, Dexter MI

Triumph and Failure of Reason: Art’s Bumpy Ride from Neoclassicism to the Romantic, 1770 – 1840
Edwin Hoffman, May 10, 17 & 24 (3 Tuesdays)  (presented in cooperation with WCC) in-person at Cedars of Dexter, 411 Dexter Lane, Dexter MI

Visiting the Outer Bahamas: Eleuthera and Harbour Island
Charlie & Jill Taylor,
April 19 & 26 (2 Tuesdays) 10:00 to noon – in person at CRC-Dancy, 805 W. Middle St, Chelsea and online via Zoom

Where Did “That” Come From?  Origins of the Words and Phrases We Use Today
Louis Saalbach,
Mar 7 & 14 (2 Mondays) 2:00 to 4:00pm – in person at Cedars of Dexter, 411 Dexter Lane, Dexter MI

The Wolves I Know and Love
Ann Beyer,
 February 23 (1 Wednesday) 1:00 to 3:00pm – in person at Chelsea Senior Center, 512 Washington Street, Chelsea, MI 

World Mythology
Elizabeth Thoburn, Mar 2 (skip 9), 16, 23 &30 (4 Wednesdays) 1:00 to 3:00pm – (presented in cooperation with WCC) online via Zoom 

Written on Stone: Chicago’s Graceland Cemetery
Susan Nenadic, April 7&14
(2 Thursdays) 2:00 to 4:00pm – (presented in cooperation with WCC) online via Zoom 

Year-Round Colorful Gardens
Jennifer Fairfield, 
April 28 (1 Thursday) 1:00 to 3:00pm – in person at Chelsea Senior Center, 512 Washington Street, Chelsea, MI 

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.