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Fall 2018 Program Schedule

Please join your friends with the Seniors for Creative Learning organization for the Fall 2018 lecture series.

SCL programs are held on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at the O’Connor Senior Center, 611 Winona St., in Knoxville.

Registration for the entire lecture series is $40 per person or $55 per couple.

Click here to register online.

You may also register by telephone by calling 865-974-0150.

Fall 2018 Schedule

August 30 – Fall Kickoff Chicken Lunch featuring entertainment by the Southern Grace Trio (12:30 p.m.)

September 4 – History of the Civil Rights Movement … 100 Year History by Bob Booker (1 p.m.)

September 4 – Technology for Active Aging by Jennifer Dancu (2:30 p.m.)

September 6 – Swing Dance: Exercise or Fun? by Amy Sosinsk (1 p.m.)

September 6 – America’s Greatest Maritime Disaster: The Sultana by Norman Shaw (2:30 p.m.)

September 11 – Ephemeral by Nature, Exploring the Exceptional by Stephen-Lyn Bales (1 p.m.)

September 11 – Knoxville Urban Agriculture and the Beardsley Farm by Adam Caraco (2:30 p.m.)

September 13 – The Perfect Pair: Pets and Seniors by Misty Goodwin (1 p.m.)

September 13 – Designing Your Life … Even the End by Steve Peckham (2:30 p.m.)

September 18 – 3D Printing at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory by Dr. Lonnie Love (1 p.m.)

September 18 – Our Community’s Opioid Crisis, Your District Attorney’s Response by Charme Allen (2:30 p.m.)

September 20 – The Generation Program: Alzheimer's Initiative Trail by Dr. William B. Smith (1 p.m.)

September 20 – Pollinators and Fall Gardening by Marianne Wilson (2:30 p.m.)

September 25 – Urban Knoxville: What’s on the Horizon? By Rick Emmett (1 p.m.)

September 25 – State of the Park Report: Great Smoky Mountains National Park by Nigel Fields (2:30 p.m.)

September 27 – FIELD TRIP: BUSH's Best Beans Visitor Center in Chestnut Hill, Tennessee (1 p.m.)

October 2 – Self-Driving Vehicles in Knoxville’s Future by Jeff Branhan (1 p.m.)

October 2 – How to Get Heat without the Fire: Love Poems for an Autumn Afternoon by Marilyn Kallet (2:30 p.m.)

October 4 – National Parks: Preserving Our Past, Protecting Our Future by Tracy Kramer (1 p.m.)

October 4 – Knoxville’s Traumatic Civil War Experience by Joan Markel (2:30 p.m.)

October 9 – Voter Registration by Kathy Greenberg and Linda MaCabe (1 p.m.)

October 9 – Knoxville's Colorful Characters and Caswell Park History by Jack Neely (2:30 p.m.)

October 11 – Urology: When It’s Time to Call the Plumber by John Paul-Newport, M.D. (2:30 p.m.)

October 11 – LIFESTAR and Emergency Preparedness by Rick Harrington (1 p.m.)

October 16 – The Knoxville Zoo: It All Started with Al, the Alligator! By Norm Naylor (1 p.m.)

October 16 – Why Essential Oils Are Necessary by Linda Battani (2:30 p.m.)

October 18 – FIELD TRIP: Old Knoxville High School History and Tour by Kim Olen and Rick Dover (1 p.m.)

Seniors for Creative Learning is a joint venture between the University of Tennessee’s Department of Professional & Personal Development, the John T. O’Connor Senior Center, and the SCL organization.

 

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