Adventures in Lifelong Learning

Classes provide an in-depth learning opportunity. Offering a wide array of topics and a yearly Week of Learning. Learn more about current class offerings and more below. 

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Current Class Description

Met Opera Live at the Movies

Oct 8, Dec 3, Jan 28, Mar 25, and May 20  | 10:30 am  |  Online
Register by Oct 4 (You must register for all, we will not split the classes.)

In a series of five classes Greg Berg will lead us through ten upcoming operas that you can see on your own, Live in HD, at the Renaissance Theater in Sturtevant or the Tinseltown Theater in Kenosha. You'll be sure to enjoy this class even if you don't attend all of the theater performances. The Live in HD series includes four Met premieres.

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Burnham Block Furniture/ Cabinet Making

May 10 | 1-3 pm  |  Online only
Register by May 5

Join Nicole Atkinson, who has been a furniture engineer, furniture builder, and millwork project manager for the past 35 years, as she talks about her involvement with the Burnham Block in Milwaukee, WI. There are 6 Frank Lloyd Wright homes built using his design for system-built homes in the West Burnham Street and Layton Boulevard neighborhood.

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Disco Fever

May 24 | 1-3 pm  |  Online or In-person
Register by May 20

Associate Professor Laura Rexroth prepares us for the Racine Theatre Guild's production of Mamma Mia! Got disco fever? Put on your platform shoes and white suit and come listen to the sounds of the '70's! We will look closely at the supergroup ABBA and the huge success of Mamma Mia! Dr. Rexroth says, "Knowing Me, Knowing You", I hope you'll "Take a Chance on Me" and have fun with the "Dancing Queen"!

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Batik Workshop

Jun 14 | 2 Sessions Available  |  In-person Only
Register by Jun 1

Join Professor Lisa Marie Barber as she takes us through the steps of batik. Batik is a fabric decorating/dying process where designs are created on fabric using a resist. First, one draws on the fabric with the resist, then, once the resist dries, dye is applied to the fabric. After the dye dries, the resist is washed out revealing the hand drawn design in the original color of the fabric. You will choose the session you are able to attend. Limit of 20.

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The Benefits of Chair Yoga

Jun 22 | 10 am  |  In-person Only
Register by Jun 13

Come, listen and learn as Jana Gasiorkiewicz, certified yoga instructor, shows us how to do Cactus Arms, Wheels on the Bus, Pick a Peach, Elvis Moves His Pelvis, Downward Facing Dog, and many other yoga poses. She will point out the physical aspects of yoga, and why many poses have a positive effect on the body, even though they are not difficult to do. The more one does, the easier it becomes:  this is why "Motion is Lotion".

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Registration Information

To register for classes members can register via the links provided for each class or send in a check to the address provided.

Please make all payments at time of registration.

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University of Wisconsin-Parkiside
Attn: Adventures in Lifelong Learning
900 Wood Road
Kenosha, WI

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Adventures in Lifelong Learning

Mon-Thu  |  8:30 am-1:30 pm 

900 Wood Rd.
Kenosha, WI 53144 

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