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1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24 & 1/31 7:30 PM/CH 1/3 Jan Peerce – One of the most well-known tenors of the Broadway and Operatic stage, Jan Peerce preceded the famous Richard Tucker at the Metropolitan Opera House by four years. He, like Tucker, came from a cantorial background,...

1/4, 1/18, & 1/25 11:00AM/CH Instructor: Gary Scarpello 1/4: Immigration This one part presentation looks into the US policy on immigration from the early days of our country to today. We will look at the attitudes Americans have about immigrants and how legislation mirrored these views. We will look...

1/4, & 1/18 2:00 PM/CH Instructor: Pat Worley 1/4 Take a Trip around the Baltic Sea We will visit Stockholm, Sweden, Helsinki, Finland, St. Petersburg, Russia and Tallinn, Estonia on our quick trip around the Baltic Sea.  Each city is rich in history, culture, and diverse landscapes. We...

1/4, 1/11 & 1/18 3:15 PM/CH Hosted by: Professor Judy Okun 1/4: Road Trip: American West!  Grab your map and compass as we explore the magnificent American West on this 3,000 mile-plus expedition to deserts, mountains, plateaus, boreal forests, and tundra. Visit open vistas, stunning scenery, amazing national...

1/5, 1/12, 1/19 & 1/26 11:00 AM/CH Instructor: Steve Pollack Will continue in January with lectures on the development of the colonialization of America by Europe, and the formation of the American colonies. Lectures will explore early settlers, their relationship with Native Americans, the early colonial economy,...

1/5 & 1/19 1:00 PM/CH Instructor: Herb Kaufman 1/5 Historical knowledge is often imperfect or erroneously portrayed by myths, half-truths, general omissions, or even total fabrication. Many of these stories and legends have seeped into the story of American history and are repeated as fact in schools,...

1/6/, 1/13, 1/20 & 1/27 11:00 AM/CH Hosted by: Sarah Rosenson The Golden Rule, the idea that we should treat other people the way we want to be treated, is one of the most famous ethical concepts.  It seems simple and obvious, but we will delve...