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Senior University December Classes and Links

Shakespeare portrait

Wednesday, December 1

From the Glacier to the Sea
Experience how, besides incredible scenery, the glaciers of Southeast Alaska are important to the economic vitality of the region.

11:00 am, Zoom

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4816003295?pwd=aXpEZEZLbVpsMFpydGZNUGYwZmNEdz09
Meeting ID: 481 600 3295
Passcode: 845170


Wednesday, December 1 & December 8

Introduction to the Zentangle Method*

The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way to created beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. No artistic ability is needed!

2:00 pm, MJ Wicks Wellness Center

You must register to attend.  Contact Jana Wennstrom to register at jwennstrom@franketobeyjones.com or at 253-756-6219.


Thursday, December 2

Nutrition for Healthy Aging Series: Digestion and Why It Is So Important

Susan Blake teaches that food is important, but a well-functioning digestive system is more important. Please join this fascinating look inside the gut to learn why that is true and how to improve normal

3:00 pm, Zoom

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87586524938?pwd=UEVHbzgzazh4d0hJd1RGVWNSREpndz09
Meeting ID: 875 8652 4938
Passcode: 845170


Fridays, December 3, December 10, & December 17

Exploring Shakespeare: History, Acting, Production*

Have fun studying The Bard through multiple lenses! In the first session, we’ll examine Shakespeare from the perspective of history and place (Stratford-upon-Avon, the Globe, etc.) As we move through sessions two and three, we will shift our lens to how actors experience the work of Shakespeare and the unique ways we see these productions come to life.

10:00 am, BV 1st Floor Gathering Room

You must register to attend.  Contact Jana Wennstrom to register at jwennstrom@franketobeyjones.com or at 253-756-6219.


Friday, December 3

Art Appreciation Lecture Series: Converging Histories – The Global Art World*

This lecture explores the work of contemporary artists from Africa, China, Iran, India, and Japan and how their experiences, art histories, and traditions from their respective countries inform their work. We’ll also look into their studio practices as to how their works are made. 

2:00 pm, MJ Wicks Wellness Center

You must register to attend.  Contact Jana Wennstrom to register at jwennstrom@franketobeyjones.com or at 253-756-6219.


Wednesday, December 8

Medicare Basics*

Whether you are new to Medicare, getting ready to turn 65, or already enrolled in a Medicare health plan, you’ll need to make important decisions at enrollment time and then during AEP (Annual Enrollment period) each year.  Come learn the A,B,C, & D’s of Medicare, overview and difference between Medicare supplement insurance and Medicare advantage plans, overview of and what to look for when choosing prescription drug plans and tips for your first year on a Medicare health plan.

11:00 am, BV 1st Floor Gathering Room

Presented by Laurie Casas, Only Senior Options, laurie@Onlysenioroptions.com, Phone: 253-651-4169

You must register to attend.  Contact Jana Wennstrom to register at jwennstrom@franketobeyjones.com or at 253-756-6219.


Thursday, December 9

Traveler’s Guide to the Deep Blue Sea

Explore the Oceans’ water cycle, depths, tides, coastlines, currents, animals, man’s early exploration beneath the surface, and other fun facts and theories about what is going on under the Deep Blue Sea.

11:00 am, Zoom

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4816003295?pwd=aXpEZEZLbVpsMFpydGZNUGYwZmNEdz09
Meeting ID: 481 600 3295
Passcode: 845170


Monday, December 13

Brain Training with Linda Terry

Cognitive trainer Linda Terry helps people of all ages fine tune their thinking skills. Her work features fun, interactive brain exercises and practical lifestyle options to raise brain awareness.

1:00 pm, Zoom

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4816003295?pwd=aXpEZEZLbVpsMFpydGZNUGYwZmNEdz09
Meeting ID: 481 600 3295
Passcode: 845170


Thursday, December 16

Cancer and Society*

This class will highlight historical events in understanding cancer then will move on to current understanding, treatments, and obstacles.

2:00 pm, MJ Wicks Wellness Center (RSVP to attend)

You must register to attend.  Contact Jana Wennstrom to register at jwennstrom@franketobeyjones.com or at 253-756-6219.

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