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ALL636  CANCELLED
All About Dreams 
Day/Time  Wednesday 1:30-2:50 
Location C-115
Session First 6 weeks 2/1-3/8
Class Limit 15
   

Through discussion and lecture, the class will explore why we dream, the different types of dreams, and different theories about the meaning of dreams.

Coordinator  Linda Koehler 

 

Linda has taught psychology for thirty years in diverse settings, including Mercy College in NY and Quincy College in MA. This will be her eighth semester teaching this course at A.L.L.

 

 

 

ALL910  FULL
An Introduction to the Card Game Bridge 
Day/Time  Friday 1:30-2:50 
Location C-115
Session 12 weeks 2/3-4/28
Class Limit 18
   

Lean the basics of the most popular card game in the world: bidding, play of the hand, scoring, and strategy. Beginner handbook will be provided by the coordinator.

Coordinator  Christopher Senie 

 

Christopher Senie is an attorney who learned the game of bridge with a group of friends and an excellent teacher. He loves to share the joy of this game with others.

 

 

 

 ALL878 
Basics of Estate Planning 
Day/Time Friday 3:00-4:20 
LocationC-115
SessionSecond 6 weeks 3/24-4/28
Class Limit25
  

This updated course covers the basics of estate planning: advance care directives, power of attorney, health care proxy, wills and trusts, administration of estates, estate taxation and Mass Health / Medicaid and nursing home planning.

Coordinator Arthur Crooks 

 

Arthur is an estate planning and elder law attorney with over 30 years in practice. He serves as Chairman of the Dennis Council on Aging. Arthur has taught this course at A.L.L. for 10+ years.

 

 

 

 ALL932 
Bead Weaving: Moving On - Section A 
Day/Time Monday 12:00-1:20 
LocationC-115
SessionFirst 6 weeks 1/30-3/13
Class Limit10
  

In this class you will bead with a thread and a needle. Some knowledge of peyote bead weaving is required. The class will consist of a series of peyote projects which will include bracelets, rings, or necklaces. Written instructions accompany hands-on instruction as well as links to on-line tutorials.

Coordinator Kathleen Taylor 

 

Kathleen is a lifelong artisan with degrees in art and education. Kathleen currently owns Not Just Beads, a bead and fiber shop in West Dennis, and is a member of the Bead Society of Cape Cod.

 

 

 

 ALL932 
Bead Weaving: Moving On - Section B 
Day/Time Monday 12:00-1:20 
LocationC-115
SessionSecond 6 weeks 3/20-5/1
Class Limit10
  

In this class you will bead with a thread and a needle. Some knowledge of peyote bead weaving is required. The class will consist of a series of peyote projects which will include bracelets, rings, or necklaces. Written instructions accompany hands-on instruction as well as links to on-line tutorials. This course is a repeat of Bead Weaving: Moving On Section A.

Coordinator Kathleen Taylor 

 

Kathleen is a lifelong artisan with degrees in art and education. Kathleen currently owns Not Just Beads, a bead and fiber shop in West Dennis, and is a member of the Bead Society of Cape Cod.

 

 

 

 ALL931 
Become a Craftsperson in Six "Easy" Lessons - Section A 
Day/Time Monday 3:00-4:20 
LocationC-115
SessionFirst 6 weeks 1/30-3/13
Class Limit12
  

This 6 week course will teach beginners how to make necklaces; create battery operated clocks; craft decorative objects, nightlights, and lamps with attractive sea shells; cut mats, glass, and picture frames for art work; make children's wooden toys; and help class members create other objects that interest them. Some supplies will be provided at cost. Some tools will be available for use with each project. The class will also be given a list of stores where they can purchase tools and supplies if they wish to do so. This course will be repeated in the second six week term as Section B

Coordinator Gershen Rosenblum 

 

Gersh is a retired clinical psychologist who has coordinated several A.L.L. courses in the past (in history, Greek mythology, and brain fitness). He now wishes to share his arts and crafts hobby experiences with interested members of A.L.L.

 

 

 

 ALL931 
Become a Craftsperson in Six "Easy" Lessons - Section B 
Day/Time Monday 3:00-4:20 
LocationC-115
SessionSecond 6 weeks 3/20-5/1
Class Limit12
  

This 6 week course is a repeat of Section A. It will teach beginners how to make necklaces; create battery operated clocks; craft decorative objects, nightlights, and lamps with attractive sea shells; cut mats, glass, and picture frames for art work; make children's wooden toys; and help class members create other objects that interest them. Some supplies will be provided at cost. Some tools will be available for use with each project. The class will also be given a list of stores where they can purchase tools and supplies if they wish to do so.

Coordinator Gershen Rosenblum 

 

Gersh is a retired clinical psychologist who has coordinated several A.L.L. course in the past (in history, Greek mythology, and brain fitness). He now wishes to share his arts and crafts hobby experiences with interested members of A.L.L.

 

 

 

ALL941  CANCELLED
Food: Abundancy and Scarcity 
Day/Time  Tuesday 3:00-4:20 
Location C-106
Session First 6 weeks 1/31-3/7
Class Limit 20
   

First, we will reflect on the various ways food is distributed and consumed on the Cape, including farmers' markets, restaurants, grocery stores, etc. Second, we will examine food supply and consumption in the world and then ask what will be the effects of climate change on agriculture and the quantity and quality of food. The course text is George Kent, ed, Global Obligations for the Right to Food (Rowman & Littlefield,2008).

Coordinator  Judith Blau 

 

Judith has published 17 books and over a hundred articles in academic journals. Her most recent books are on climate change and a co-edited book on the U.S. Constitution. Her field of interest within the social sciences is human rights.