Tag: Lifelong Learning

Lifelong Learning – February 2023

Trips Planned to Herberger, MIM Patricia Ingalls During February, LifeLong Learning offers trips to the Herberger Theater Center and to the Musical Instrument Museum, both in Phoenix. For full details and to register, go to lifelonglearningatpc.org. Herberger Theater Center: Thursday, Feb. 8, 10:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., $45 This indoor performing-arts center features three stages in…

LifeLong Learning at PebbleCreek

Speaker to Explain Luke AFB’s Mission Patricia Ingalls On Monday, Dec. 4, at 10 a.m., Air Force 2nd Lt. Andres Garcia Hernandez will discuss the history of nearby Luke Air Force Base and provide a briefing on its current mission, as one of the Air Force’s premier training bases. The 56th Fighter Wing is one of…

LifeLong Learning

Classes Support Healthy Eating, Cultural Inclusivity, and Wild Birds Patricia Ingalls Registration remains open for three of LifeLong Learning’s (LLL) five November classes—topics include gluten-free cooking, Arizona raptors, and diversity circles. (Two other November classes—artisan bread-baking and streaming television services—have already filled.) Each class costs $20 per person, is limited to 24 students, requires registration…

LifeLong Learning – October 2023

October Classes Emphasize Historical Highlights Patricia Ingalls LifeLong Learning enters the second month of its new season of classes with an emphasis on appreciating prominent people and events from the historical past—representing both family and community. Each class costs $20 per person, is limited to 24 students, requires registration on www.lifelonglearningatpc.org, and takes place in…

LifeLong Learning: How to Grow New Brain Cells

Bill Nee TED Talk presenter and neuroscientist Sandrine Thuret shares her studies showing that adult brains create new nerve cells in the hippocampus, a brain area involved in memory and mood, under certain conditions.  Thuret says that even older adults can grow new neurons. She offers research and practical advice on how to help one’s brain…

How LLL Spent Their Summer

Patricia Ingalls LifeLong Learning (LLL) extended its programming through July this year to benefit year-round community members, adding two speaker presentations and a class. On June 13, about 150 residents gathered at Renaissance Theater to see Tom Struve discuss his career as a former boat captain on the Mississippi River. Audience evaluations rated the presentation…

LifeLong Learning

LLL Contact Information * Website: www.lifelonglearningatpc.org * Email: [email protected] March Is Final Month to Attend MMLs Patricia Ingalls Monday Morning Lectures (MMLs) closes its 2022-23 season this month by addressing three informative topics of historical and governmental significance. Here’s what’s ahead: March 6: From Civil Rights to Human Rights What is the difference between civil…

LifeLong Learning at PebbleCreek

LLL Contact Information • Website: www.lifelonglearningatpc.org • Email: [email protected] Registration Open for January Trips Patricia Ingalls Trip registrations have been filling at a rapid clip this fall. At press time, two January trips remained open. They are: Jan. 10: St. Anthony’s Greek Orthodox Monastery St. Anthony’s Monastery, founded in 1995, began with a few monks…

LifeLong Learning at PebbleCreek

Vision for a World Without Plastic Pollution Bill Nee Plastic is an incredible substance for humankind and the worst substance possible for the environment, says entrepreneur Andrew Forrest. Plastic is now in our communities and oceans. It is in our water, air, rain, and snow, as well as in our bodies. Plastic pollution, Forrest says,…

Increased Programming Planned for 2022-23 Season

Timothy Pisarski The volunteer team at LifeLong Learning (LLL) is finalizing details on all the programming for its 2022-23 season, which runs October through April, and it will be bigger than ever. In fact, compared to recent pandemic-restricted seasons, LLL is planning for a 42% increase in programming overall. For example, last season, LLL presented…