Senior University February 2023 Class Sneak Preview

old family photo of PNW Indian family

Wednesday, February 1

Seniors Helping Seniors – Scams to Avoid: Travel Tips
Are you ready to take a vacation with the family?  Did you decide to rent a house from Airbnb or other vacation rental site?  This class will talk about travel tips for seniors as well as how to spot travel scams using today’s popular portals. Of course, we will also discuss the steps we can take to protect ourselves and our families. 

3:00 pm, Bristol View 1st Floor Bowditch Room

Friday, February 17

Travels Through Uruguay
This lecture will explore the rich history and traditions of Uruguay, a country that is often overshadowed by its bigger neighbors of Argentina and Brazil but is worthy of study and a visit. We will listen to clips of tango and candombe rhythms, lean about the longest carnaval celebration in the world, and explore the history of Uruguay from the pre-colonial times to dictatorship and beyond.

10:00 am, Bristol View 1st Floor Gathering Room

Tuesday, February 21

Native Peoples of the Northwest: An Anthropological Overview
In this course, Professor Gardner will provide an overview of what anthropologists know and understand about the constellation of different indigenous people who resided here in the Pacific Northwest prior to the arrival of European, Asian, American, and Mexican settlers.

4:00 pm, Bristol View 1st Floor Gathering Room

Friday, February 24

Self-Care Practices for Living Well – Breath of Life: Inspiration
This class is intended to enhance resilience of body and mind as we grow older, to help us live well and with an open heart even in the midst of challenging life circumstances. Gentle and easy practices and movements that can serve us well in daily life will be offered, like settling the mind, increasing body/energy awareness, deepening the breath, and shifting attention from doing to being in the present moment.

2:00-3:30 pm, Zoom
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Meeting ID: 898 2645 9310
Passcode: 845170

You must register for all classes at or call 253-756-6219.

For the full class schedule click here.

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