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9/13 @ 7:30 PM/CH Kurt Weill: “Mack the Knife” is one of the best known songs in The Great American Songbook, but it actually came from the German version of “The Threepenny Opera,” written by Kurt Weill, in collaboration with Bertold Brecht. Weill is one of...

9/14 @ 11:00AM/CH Instructor: Gary Scarpello The Lenni Lenape: were the indigenous people of the area which became Philadelphia. They are also known by their English name, “The Delaware.” They were displaced by the Quakers and other religious minorities that settled the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the...

9/14 @ 2:00 PM/CH Instructor: Pat Worley            Highland Gorillas We will get up close and personal with a family of mountain gorillas in the jungles of Rwanda in Volcanoes National Park.  Highland Gorillas are one of the most endangered species on the planet. We will discuss how...

9/1 & 9/15 @ 11:00 AM/CH Instructor: Steve Pollack The Race for The New World: How competition for territory and resources in the New World formed the British Colonies – the basis for what eventually became the United States. How competition for territory around the rest of...

9/1 @ 2:00 PM/CH Instructor: Herb Kaufman World War II "was a glorious time for songs." Families depended on their radio for home entertainment.  During the war, radios were filled with new patriotic and sentimental songs; romantic ballads and many novelty songs reached the top of the...

9/2 11:00 AM/CH Hosted by: Barbara Anderson Barbara Anderson, a licensed psychotherapist and sex therapist has volunteered to teach a light-hearted ‘tho’ informative class on (shhh) Human Sexuality. ...

9/2 @ 1:30 PM/CH Hosted by: Trish Chambers Who was Louisa May Alcott? How did the society in which she grew up influence her writing, her beliefs, and her behavior. Explore her life as she grows from the rebellious child to an icon of American literature, following...

9/9 & 9/23 @ 2:00 PM/CH Instructor: Ira Miller          Jewish Film Composers by examining the work of Franz Waxman and Victor Young.  Franz was both a jazz pianist and classical composer who won back-to-back Academy Awards for his work on Sunset Boulevard and A Place in the Sun. ...