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Adventures in Lifelong Learning Lecture Series

2019 dates: July 1, July 15, Aug. 5, Aug. 19, Sept. 16, Sept. 23, Oct. 7, Oct. 21, Nov. 4, Nov. 18

2 p.m.

Adventures in Lifelong Learning (ALL), an organization of mostly retired people ages 55 and older, offers free lectures on various topics. You don’t have to be a member of the group to attend.

Lectures are at the Cinema of UW-Parkside's Student Center. Suggested parking is at Tallent Hall (east side of Wood Road) and using shuttle service transport to the front of the Student Center. A $5 parking pass (all parking lots) is required and available at Tallent Hall and the Student Center Concierge desk.

 

Topics:

July 1: Physical Therapy – Parkinson’s disease and other elder issues by Kris DeCant, DPT, NCS. Kris is trained in Total Motion Release, a patient-guided pain reduction exercise program, and in Parkinson's Wellness Recovery.

July 15:  Industrial History of Kenosha – from Farms to Plants by Chris Allen, Executive Director, Kenosha History Center.

Aug. 5: Political Cartoons and Cartooning by John Hambrock. He is the creator of the comic strip “The Brilliant Mind of Edison Lee”.  

Aug. 19: The Cognitive Science of Magic by Anthony Barnhart, Ph.D. In his presentation, Dr. Barnhart will discuss the long history of interaction between psychologists and magicians.

Sept. 16: Travels In South America – to Patagonia and back by Tom Rutkowski.

Sept. 23: Ranger Vision: The State of Parkside Athletics by Andrew Gavin, Director of Athletics, UW-Parkside.

Oct. 7: Homeless in Racine – from Street Outreach to Permanent Housing by Gai Lorenzen, Scott Metzel, and Seth Raymond.

Oct. 21: Legislating for Wisconsin’s Future by State Representative Greta Neubauer.

Nov. 4: Honoring Grief … and Finding Our Way Through the Holidays by Melissa Minkley, MSW, CT.

Nov. 18: TRAINS – The Rise and Fall of Railroad Passenger Service in the USA by Bill David. This talk will investigate railroad passenger service in the United States, from its inception through its “golden age” to the near-fatal influence of the development of air travel, its current status, and possible future resurgence.