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LIFE Macomb

Adult LearningL.I.F.E. (Learning Is ForEver) is an organization dedicated to providing high-quality, low-cost, and enjoyable adult-education experiences. The Macomb L.I.F.E. program is affiliated with the national organization, Road Scholar: Elderhostel Institute Network (EIN). It is independently administered by area residents who develop the courses, select the teachers, establish the fees, and promote the curriculum.

 

 

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Fall 2017 Course Offerings & Enrollments (Current - Maximum, WL= Waitlist - As of Tuesday, Sept. 5)

The Arts

Calligraphy (8 - 20)

Jazz with Jeff! (3 - 25)

The Plays the Thing (13 - 25)

Health  

A Path to Balance (FULL- WL: 2)

First Aid for Seniors (13 - 25)

I Don't Want to be in Pain Anymore!      (15 - 25)

Relationships Through the Years (6 - 25)

History

Eight Dramatic Chapters in United States History (32 - 50)

Martin Luther's Musical Legacy: Reformation 500 (17 - 25)

Russia: From the Fall of Napoleon  to the Fall of the Czars: 1812-1917 (17 - 24)

The Sino - Japanese War, 1931-1945 (14 - 25)

Songs, Rumors, and Resistance (4 - 25)

Understanding the Bill of Rights (8 - 25)

Interactive

Canasta Anyone? (FULL)

Cooking with Harold (FULL - WL:6)

Dumplings, Pot stickers, Long Life Noodles: A Taste of Northern China (FULL - WL: 13)

Grilling 101 (Full - WL:3)

Introduction to Pickleball (4 - 12)

"Taste of India" Cooking Demonstration (FULL - WL: 11)

Literature

Ethics: An Introduction (12 - 20)

ET-Y-MO-LOGY   (FULL - WL: 3)

The Book Class (14 - 20)

The Female Struggle: American Literature and Local Experience (16 - 30)

Nature

Bigfoot in Illinois  (19 - 20)

Fall Colors Walk (11 - 12)

Recent and Ancient Geology of Argyle State Park (Full - WL: 2)

Self-Help and Education

Armchair Traveler (FULL-WL: 1)

The Book Class (6 - 20)

 Coping with the Ramifications of Suicide for Those Left Behind (2 - 30)

Cloud Computing - What Is It and Why Should I Use It? (FULL - WL: 16)

Dementia: Living GEMS (11 - 25)

Downsizing for Life (36 - 50)

Facing the Financial Aspects of Retirement (3 - 25)

From Corrections to Community: Looking Back, Looking Ahead (9 - 30)

Meditation: An Introduction (FULL - WL: 11)

PowerPoint for Intermediate/Advanced Users (4 - 15)

Tour of Lake Will Winery (FULL)

Tour of Pella Manufacturing in Macomb (17 - 25)

 

 

 

 

                                                                   

 

 

 

 

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 Partnerships

The LIFE organization is grateful to our sponsor, Western Illinois University's Study Abroad and Outreach Office, and the following community partners who are also committed to providing lifelong learning opportunities for area residents:

 

  • Argyle Lake State Park
  • Everly House
  • First Christian Church
  • Free Range Yoga & Community Wellness Center 
  • Lake Will Winery
  • Macomb City Hall
  • McDonough District Hospital
  • Pella Corporation
  • Spoon River College Community Outreach Center
  • Trinity Lutheran Church
  • Tri-States Public Radio
  • Wesley United Methodist Church
  • Wesley Village
  • Western Illinois University's Malpass Library
  • YMCA Macomb

 

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