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To register for our classes, day trips and special events, members send in forms and payments to the ALL Office or click an online registration link to use a credit card for payment. Make payments to UW-Parkside-ALL and send to UW-Parkside-ALL 900 Wood Road P.O. Box 2000 Kenosha, WI 53141-2000. We are sorry that we are not able to make phone registrations.
We'll explore the connections between the films plot and its music, composed by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Corigliano, as well as sampling his other music as Corigliano celebrates his 80th birthday this year! This would be a good background class if you plan to join the trip to Ravinia later in the month.
Thursday, August 9, 2018 | Details (pdf)
Attorney Matthew Hayes will provide us with an overview of common, yet important, issues associated with estate planning, advance directives (Power of Attorney and Living Will), probate, long-term care and government benefits available for long-term care. There will be copies of materials pertaining to his presentation to share.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 | Details (pdf)
This two-session class focuses on the territorial expansion accompanying the Mexican American War (1846-1848) and its explosive political aftermath. Expanding the nation's territorial size also meant the potential extension of slavery into the West. The American political system attempted to resolve this debate, but the politics of the 1850s merely exacerbated tensions over slavery. With the South fearing the loss of their slaves and the North wanting to limit slavery's expansion, a war over slavery's future eventually occurred.
Fridays, September 7 & 14, 2018 | Details (pdf)
Award-winning author, Stephen D. Sullivan, looks at the foundations of Classic Horror from the start of the Sound Era of cinema through the late 1970s, focusing on the two studios that remain Titans of Classic Horror: Universal and Hammer. The presentations will include images and film clips (previews), personal reminiscences, historical perspectives, and lively discussion and Q&A with the audience. The two sessions will cover "The Universal Era (1931-1960)" and "The Hammer Era (1955-1976)."
Thursdays, October 18 & 25, 2018 | Details (pdf) Members may click on this link to register online using a credit card only by October 5, 2018.
As of 2016, china had been importing two-thirds of the world's recycled plastic waste, but those imports screeched to a halt with their government's implementation of a "Green Wall" policy and they now refuse to take recycled plastic waste that has not been carefully cleaned and sorted. Despite China's growing use of plastic, this drastic cut in imports of recycled plastic feedstocks has plunged the recycling industry into complete turmoil. In this timely class, plastics expert and ALL member, Jeff Timm, will update us on the drastic changes that have taken place since his last presentation about plastics recycling in 2015. In this class, Jeff will give us an overview of the critical market factors that are affecting the recycling and plastic packaging industries today.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | Details (pdf) Members may click on this link to register using a credit card only by November 1, 2018.
Return of Opera Class in October - more details in Long-term Events
(Registration is closed but you could find out more about the topic by clicking on the detail link.)
Ask the Judge - You Be the Judge July 9 &16, 2015 | Details (pdf)
Remembering the Ladies: Women in Early America August 31, 2015 | Details (pdf)
Two Classes on Work and Labor September 10 and 17, 2015 | Details (pdf)
China's Changing Middle Class: Population and Family Planning in China, Urbanization in China and Marriage in China October 2015 | Details (pdf)
Superheroes Then and Now November 3 and 10, 2015 | Details (pdf)
Fin de Siecle Vienna January 13 and 20, 2016 | Details (pdf)
Hand Building in Clay January 29 and February 5, 2016 | Details (pdf)
Love Poems of Every Hue February 10 and 17, 2016 | Details (pdf)
Hedda Gabler at UW-Parkside Classes and Play Classes on February 18 and 25, 2016 | Details (pdf)
The Queens of England March 3 and 10, 2016 | Details (pdf)
Ancient Greece: Real and Imagined March 16, 2016 | Details (pdf)
"The Government Inspector" (production at University of Wisconsin-Parkside)
Extraordinary Women of the French Revolution Details (pdf)
Medieval Musings On Matters Immortal: Live, Laugh & Learn Details (pdf)
From Composition to Performance with Gregory Berg Details (pdf)
Elections 2016 Details (pdf)
Women in the Workforce Details (pdf)
Let's Talk About Medicines Workshop Details (pdf)
Macbeth Details (pdf)
All About Genetics Details (Rev. Flyer) (pdf)
The World of Islam Details (pdf)
The European Union Details (pdf)
Tiny Ceramic Sculpture Class Details (pdf)
Dick Gregory & the Civil Rights Movement Details (pdf)
A Streetcar Named Desire Two Classes and a Play Details (pdf)
Carmen Opera Class Details (pdf)
Europe in World War II Details (pdf)
U.S. Trade Policy Details (pdf)
Making Optical Illusions Details (pdf)
Hitchcock's Film Classics Details (pdf)
Fascinating Rhythms: Ira Gershwin's Clever Word Play Details (pdf)
Superconductors, Superconducting Magnets & Their Applications
Alternative Courts In Wisconsin - Veterans' Court
The Lincoln Nobody Knows Details (pdf)
Do You Hear What I Hear? Details (pdf)
SPACE - To Infinity and Beyond Details (pdf)
The Birds & the Bees Details (pdf)
Alternative Courts In Wisconsin: Treatment Court Details (pdf)
How Great Artists Change the World Details (pdf)
Brain Health for the Over 50 Crowd Details (pdf)
Women War Workers in World War I: The Story of Helen Perry Details (pdf)
The Meaning of the Mosque & the Story of a Great Jeweled Carpet Details (pdf)
One Man, Two Guvnors (Class) Details (pdf)
Met Opera At the Movies - Details (pdf)
Introduction to the Native Tribes of Wisconsin, With an Overview of Environmental Concerns Related to Recent Mining Interests They Are Facing Details (pdf)
World War II - The Pacific Theater Details (pdf)
Egyptian Temples & Pyramids Details (pdf)
From the Land Grant to Growing Power: Is the Future of Food Sustainable? Details (pdf)
Geology of Our National Parks and The Great Lakes Basin Details in one pdf
Sunspots, Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change Details (pdf)
Travel to Ravinia this August to hear Joshua Bell as he re-creates his violin performance from the Oscar-winning soundtrack of the Red Violin, while we view the entire film on screen. Dinner under the tent is served before the concert.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 | Details (pdf)
We are repeating a popular ALL day trip to Chicago. Admire Chicago's famous architectural highlights by land, air, and sea as our step-on guide from the Chicago Architecture Foundation shows us Chicago's finest historic and modern landmarks, including the Main Campus of Illinois Institute of Technology. This is an outstanding example of the work of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969), an educator and one of the 20th century's most influential architects. Then we'll enjoy a delicious buffet lunch with stunning aerial views from the 95th floor of the Hancock Building. Later we'll relax and cruise along the Chicago River as our docent provides an overview of the many and various building styles, with stories of the people who designed and built Chicago.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 | Details (pdf) Contact the ALL Office for more information about this trip.
We will stay 2 nights in Baraboo, WI. Plans have been made to visit the Clown Hall of Fame, Al Ringling's mansion and theater, the International Crane Foundation and much more. Also being planned is a ride up to Warren, WI's cranberry marshes to see cranberries harvested and processed. Lunch follows at a cranberry museum with cranberry items on the menu. Read the schedule and menu details of this three-day trip in the flyer that is available now.
Tuesday-Thursday, October 9, 10, 11, 2018 | Details (pdf) All registrations for this trip must be made by check or cash and sent or delivered to the ALL Office by Friday, June 15. There are no credit card registrations accepted for this trip. A total of fifty-four (54) seats are available.
Explore the tastes of Italy for lunch! Eat, shop and learn as you experience a chef-taught cooking demonstration in La Scuola of Eataly, Chicago. Then it's on to Chicago's Museum of Broadcast Communication to relive 40 years of Saturday Night Live (SNL) through a docent-led tour, and immersion in SNL's fast-paced creative process. Interact with sets, original props and costumes. We will have access to the museum's third floor television gallery, as well.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 | Details (pdf) Please contact the ALL Office for information about this trip (262.595.2793).
Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy is now a must-see holiday musical. Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human, until his emormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa's permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover his true identity. Faced with the harsh realities that his father is on the naughty list and his half-brother doesn't even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true spirit of Christmas. This modern-day holiday classic is sure to make everyone embrace his/her inner elf!
Thursday, December 6, 2018 | Details (pdf) Members may click on this link to register online with a credit card only by November 1, 2018.
Trips in the Planning Stage
The committee is working hard on its plan for trips in 2019.
Tailgate with ALL at the Kenosha Kingfish Baseball Game July 7, 2015 | Details (pdf)
Music at Ravinia - All Russian Program July 23, 2015 | Details (pdf)
Music at Ravinia - Play It Again, Marvin! Sunday, July 26, 2015 | Details (pdf)
Northeast Wisconsin Road Trip! August 5 - August 7, 2015 | Details (pdf)
Explore the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois September 8, 2015 | Details (pdf)
Pullman Day Trip September 23, 2015 | Details (pdf)
How Many Chimneys? October 7, 2015 | Details (pdf)
Holiday Ballet trip to The Nutcracker Ballet December 12, 2015 | Details (pdf)
Tour of Racine, Wisconsin's Historic Masonic Center January 12, 2016 | Details (pdf)
Tours of Kenosha, Wisconsin's Water Treatment Plant and Kenosha News February 4, 2016 | Details (pdf)
"The Greeks - Agamemnon to Alexander the Great" at the Field Museum March 29, 2016 | Details (pdf)
Fallen Angels at the Milwaukee Chamber Theater | Details (pdf)
A Day at the Lyric Opera House (A Tour, Lunch, and "The King and I") | Details (pdf)
The Dancing Horses: A Day In Delavan, WI for Animal Lovers | Details (pdf)
Luncheon Boat Tour of Lake Geneva and Geneva Lake Museum | Details (pdf)
A Night to Remember at Ravinia | Details (pdf)
Bookworm Gardens and Kohler Arts Center Details (pdf)
Cider, Wine and History Details (pdf)
Christmas and Brazil (A Christmas Carol) Details (pdf)
Food, Food, Glorious Food! Details (pdf)
Winter Trip Close To Home Details (pdf)
Carmen at the Lyric Opera House Details (pdf)
Great Expectations at the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Details (pdf)
Tulip Time Trip Details (pdf)
My Fair Lady at the Lyric Details (pdf)
And We're Off & Running: A Day at the Races Details (pdf)
Baha'i House of Worship and Chicago Botanic Garden Details (pdf)
I Love to Rhyme: A Tribute to Ira Gershwin
Fermilab Details (pdf)
"Reflections" at the Art Institute of Chicago Details (pdf)
View the Fall Colors from the East Troy (WI) Railroad Details (pdf)
Alternative Energy Outing Details (pdf)
Sanfilippo Christmas Performance Details (pdf)
Close to Home Visit to Racine Art Museum and Lunch at Olde Madrid Details (pdf)
One Man, Two Guvnors Sunday, March 11, 2018 | Details (pdf)
Art In Bloom Thursday, April 12, 2018 | Details (pdf)
No DOUBT About It, Or Is There? Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | Details (pdf)
Jesus Christ, Superstar at the Lyric Opera House Details (pdf)
Lectures are at 2:00 p.m. at the Cinema of UW-Parkside's Student Center in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Be sure to display your parking permit when you park in the Tallent Hall parking lot or the Student Center parking lot. Use the shuttle bus to take you close to the front door of the Student Center. The shuttle runs from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm when classes are in session. NOTE: If the shuttle is not running, park in the Student Center main lot.
Lecture Schedule for July - December 2018 in pdf
Lecture Schedule for January - May 2018 in pdf
Lecture Schedule for July - December 2017 (pdf)
Lecture Schedule for January - June 2017 (pdf)
Lecture Schedule Fall 2016 (6-page pdf)
Lecture Schedule for January - June 2016 (4-page pdf)
Lecture Schedule for July - December 2015 (4-page pdf)
Complete Lecture Schedule for January - June 2015 (4-page pdf) (Jan. 22, 2015)
Full Lecture Schedule for July - December 2014 (4-page pdf)
Full Lecture Schedule for January - June 2014 (4-page pdf)
Join other ALL members for lunch at the Brickstone Grill (next to the Student Center Cinema) as they gather at about 12:45 pm for chatting and dining before the scheduled lectures. Remember to bring your ALL membership card to receive a discount at the Brickstone Grill checkout.
12:45 pm | Brickstone Grill in the Student Center (during the school year)
Join Annamarie Carlson, Special Programs Coordinator of the International Institute of Wisconsin for this lecture. According to the United Nations, the world is facing the highest number of people displaced from their homes since WWII. This crisis in humanity has generated broad debate from the international to the local level. Learn about who qualifies as a refugee, where they are coming from, the international and local refugee resettlement process, the challenges and struggles refugees face, the role of local agencies, and how you can help create a welcoming multicultural community.
September 17, 2018 | Student Center Cinema
Lisa Marie Barber is a Professor of Art at UW-Parkside and is Co-chair of the campus "50 Years Celebration". Over the past 18 months, Lisa Marie has been working with her colleagues to establish and publicize events that highlight UW-Parkside's history and its contributions to higher education. The celebration will highlight Parkside's bold beginning and its focus on the amazing future. She will describe the 2018-2019 calendar of events that will celebrate and illustrate UW-Parkside's 50 years of contributions to our students, communities, and region. Birthday cake and coffee will be served outside of the Student Center Cinema before the lecture begins.
September 24, 2018 | Student Center Cinema
John Nichols, author, reporter, and speaker, returns to his alma mater and it will be interesting to see what he chooses to address. It might be about the future of employment in the age of technology, or it might be about the upcoming elections, or about how Iceland chose a different path to deal with its failed banks and bankers, or what we need to know and do to keep our democracy alive and functioning. Be imaginative, be full of questions, and follow the ALL motto: "Stay flexible."
October 8, 2018 (This is the second Monday.) | Student Center Cinema
Join ALL member, Larry Gregg and his wife, as they share their recent adventure to Costa Rica, which was part of an Overseas Adventure Travel tour. Larry will discuss this company and its operations, and will cover some of the cultural, natural, and socio-political aspects of this small but bustling and prosperous country in Central America. Costa Rica has developed a strong tourist industry by emphasizing its natural attractions and activities. Larry's pictures will enhance this presentation.
October 15, 2018 | Student Center Cinema
John Dickert, President and CEO of Cities Initiative, will share his work with the Cities Initiative and his work with over 130 U.S. and Canadian mayors from across the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Basin to advance the protection and restoration of these resources. The Cities Initiative leads many efforts aimed at becoming a more sustainable region by integrating the environmental, economic, and social activities to improve the quality of life and wellbeing of its people.
November 5, 2018 | Student Center Cinema
Patrick Stevens, an instructor in Automotive Technology at Gateway Technical College, is the presenter for this look at self-driving vehicles. We're back to technology again, this time exploring the rapidly developing move to autonomous vehicles that will drive themselves. Does this sound like science fiction (remember the personal jet packs that we were all going to have?) or does it sound like a way for seniors to maintain their independence after they can no longer drive a car themselves?
Cars already can park themselves, stop when the driver does not do so quickly enough, use autonomous cruise control to maintain a prescribed distance behind the car in front of it, and turn off the engine to save fuel while waiting for a long train.
November 19, 2018 | Student Center Cinema
In December, there are no lectures but we will enjoy other activities, including the Holiday Gala.
The Great Lakes Legislative Caucus: Working Together to Protect the Great Lakes July 6, 2015
Cherishing Wisconsin's Woods, Wildlife and Waters August 3, 2015
A Thoughtful Discussion About Memory and Brain Health August 17, 2015
Sustainability Is Our Future September 14, 2015
Climate Change Solutions In Wisconsin September 21, 2015
Cuba: So Close and So Far Away October 5, 2015
Road Scholar Adventures October 19, 2015
A Pictorial Tour of Major Cities in Poland: Gdansk, Warsaw, Krakow November 2, 2015
Higher Expectations for Racine County Youth November 16, 2015
Ten Days in Iraqi Kurdistan January 11, 2016
Flying with NASA: Operation Ice Bridge Collects Data in Greenland January 25, 2016
The Pike and Root River Watersheds: Ensuring a Healthy Great Lakes February 1, 2016
Most Doctors Recommend Camel Cigarettes (KRW Tri-county Tobacco-free Coalition) February 15, 2016
We Recruit Graduates - Chancellor Deborah Ford and The College of Arts and Humanities - Dean Lesley Walker March 7, 2016
Ecological Sustainability: What Is Happening In Racine and Kenosha? Dr. David Rhoads March 21, 2016
Jewish Museum Milwaukee April 4, 2016
"The Coming Makeover of American Politics" Mike McCabe, Founder and President of Blue Jeans Nation April 18, 2016
The Amazing Research Being Accomplished By University of Wisconsin - Parkside Students May 2, 2016
The Force Is Within Us (Bio-molecular Engineering) May 16, 2016
Newly Renovated Milwaukee Art Museum June 13, 2016
Racine Zoo July 11, 2016
The History of Habitat - Bringing People Together to Build Homes, Communities and Hope July 18, 2016
Current Legislative Issues of Importance to Kenosha and Racine - A Panel Presentation August 1, 2016
"Grid Talk" August 15, 2016
The Fascinating Human and Physical Geography of Wisconsin September 19, 2016
The League of Women Voters -- 96 Years Young! September 26, 2016
The App Factory At UW-Parkside and App Development October 3, 2016
The Shakespeare Prison Project October 17, 2016
Failure at the Faucet: The Wisconsin Center For Investigative Journalism's Look At the State's Drinking Water Quality November 7, 2016
Good Things Are Happening! November 21, 2016
Issues and Decisions Concerning the End of Life January 9, 2017
The 2016 Presidential Election: What Happened and Why, and Where Do We Go From Here?" January 23, 2017
Pokemon GO: More Than Just an App February 13, 2017
C.O.P. Houses, School Security, and Other Initiatives Providing Proactive Law Enforcement for a Diverse, Mid-sized American City February 20, 2017 FBI 101 March 6, 2017
Infragard Wisconsin Membership Alliance, Protecting Wisconsin March 20, 2017
Nature's Classroom: Using UW-Parkside's Outdoor Labs to Infuse Leopold's Land Ethic Into the Curriculum April 3, 2017
Gender Beyond the Binary April 17, 2017
"Be. Real. Amazing." Parkside Students' Research Projects May 1, 2017
A Lost World Found: Texas in the Mid-Cretaceous May 15, 2017
American Band Music: 1900 - Today July 10, 2017
The Journey of Haisan Williams July 17, 2017
Nutrition and Aging August 7, 2017
The Myth of the Romas August 21, 2017
"The Kid Who Climbed the Tarzan Tree" Racine's Taylor Orphan Asylum: Reflections On a Life Brought to Life By a 1940's Children's Home September 25, 2017
Gastrointestinal Health and Diseases October 2, 2017
Judging Jesus: World Religions' Answers to 'Who Do They Say That I Am?' October 16, 2017
Discover Our Haiti November 6, 2017
Ethiopia November 20, 2017
Eye Care for Seniors January 8, 2018
Fitness for a Lifetime January 22, 2018
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) -- Drones: An Overview February 12, 2018
If a Collection Could Talk -- Artifacts From the Civil War Museum February 19, 2018
RAM at 15: The Growth and Development of the Racine Art Museum Since 2003 March 5, 2018
Economic Development In Racine County March 19, 2018
Current Perceptions, and Problems, of Higher Education in America April 2, 2018
Advancing Sustainability in the Global Marketplace: Smart Future May 7, 2018
Livable Communities May 21, 2018
Have You Been Hacked? July 2, 2018
Where Is Walter Cronkite When You Really Need Him? July 16, 2018
Not All Memories Are Good Ones... August 6, 2018
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner! August 20, 2018
Join the ALL symphony goers and enjoy hearing the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra at six morning prelude concerts this season. The school bus leaves the Tallent Hall pick-up point at 9:00 am for our only pick-up point this year. We leave early enough to have coffee at the theater, then enjoy a pre-concert lecture or spotlight presentation before the concert. We don't stop for lunch; bring a bag lunch for the ride home or wait till we return. Transportation is by school bus. Various plans are available for seat locations. Ticket packages may be shared. A single-concert call list is available as well. A minimum of 26 people are needed to participate. See the information details on the ALL flyer (pdf).
Concert Dates for 2018-2019 are:
The 2018-2019 Met Opera at the Movies class starts on October 5, 2018. Attend five classes between October 2018 and March 2019 led by our instructor, Gregory Berg. Mr. Berg talks about two operas at each class and then students go to movie theaters showing the live opera performances that were discussed. The classes are great, even if you are not able to attend all of the movie theater performances or are new to opera. We will be meeting in a RITA/COM ARTS room to be announced. The classes meet on:
Registration is now open for this year's Week of Learning as we spend "5 Memorable Days in the United Kingdom". We spend four days on the UW-Parkside campus hearing a variety of speakers talking about various countries, covering a wide variety of subjects, and sampling lunches with familiar and not-so-familiar names. To read the daily schedule, see the menus and learn the cost, see the flyer in pdf format.
June 4-8, 2018 | Details (pdf)
Enjoy socializing with fellow ALL members, find out what focus groups do, enjoy great food, participate in a short meeting to keep up with the work of the group and enjoy entertainment. All of that happens in the University Ballroom in the Student Center.
Monday June 18, 2018 | Details (pdf)
Campus parking permits must be purchased for $40.00 using cash or check from the ALL Office, not from Campus Police. This permit is displayed on the rear view mirror of your car when on campus for ALL business. The pass will be mailed. Contact the ALL Office to purchase. Office phone number is 262-595-2793.
We return to lovely Pritchard Park in Racine to enjoy food, games, a hike and conversation. There will be
no walk-ins accepted on the day of the event to ensure the proper amount of food is ordered. This year organizers are adding the vegetarian option of a veggie burger which must be requested at the time of your registration.
Monday September 10, 2018 | Details (pdf) Members may click on this link to register online using a credit card only by August 24, 2018.
Join us for a delicious luncheon on December 3, 2018. We stay on the UW-Parkside campus this year for our celebration. After eating a delicious lunch (choose from braised beef short ribs, chicken marsala, or stuffed portobello mushroom) and socializing with friends, old and new, we will hear the musical talents of the Voices of Parkside, under the direction of Dr. James Kinchen. One of those early events to get you in the holiday mood. We know "Yule" enjoy it.
Monday, December 3, 2018 | Details (pdf) Members may click on this link to register online using a credit card only by November 19, 2018.
Take a look at the 2015 YourU courses catalog.
Find out how the University of Wisconsin - Parkside engages within the community.
ALL members are invited to explore the wide variety of entertainment possibilities offered on the UW-Parkside campus.Visit The Rita website for the current highlighted event(s).
Follow this link for information about the Road Scholar Institute Network and its link to UW-Parkside's Adventures in Lifelong Learning. The organization offers learning-through-travel experiences for participants. www.roadscholar.org/rsin