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Living U - Fall 2019


Lifelong learning for residents, future residents, and seniors in the local community

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Lighting

Lighting is often taken for granted but is a major part of everything we...
Date

Wednesday September 4th, 2019

Sessions: 1

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Dock Woods - Fisher Auditorium

Date

Wednesday September 4th, 2019

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Dock Woods - Fisher Auditorium

The Elbow Reef Lightstation

In the early 19th century, British shipping interests in the north Atlantic region saw...
Date

Thursday September 5th, 2019

Sessions: 1

TIME

10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Place

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

Date

Thursday September 5th, 2019

TIME

10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Place

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

What Were They Thinking? Mistakes, Blunders, and Misguided Decisions that Have Changed History

We like to think that history moves along a relatively straight path progressing to...
Date

Tuesday September 10th, 2019

Sessions: 5

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

Date

Tuesday September 10th, 2019

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

Tuesday September 17th, 2019

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

Tuesday September 24th, 2019

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

Tuesday October 8th, 2019

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

Tuesday October 15th, 2019

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

Libraries of the Ancient World

Enjoy a visual presentation and lecture which traces writing and book collections from the...
Date

Thursday September 12th, 2019

Sessions: 1

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Dock Woods - Fisher Auditorium

Date

Thursday September 12th, 2019

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Dock Woods - Fisher Auditorium

Decorate a Fall Wreath Workshop

We will place a variety of nuts onto a wreath form using hot glue....
Date

Friday September 13th, 2019

Sessions: 1

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Friendship Rooms A & B

Date

Friday September 13th, 2019

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Friendship Rooms A & B

A Night in Italy, Mozart in Paris, and Fiesta Latina

Principal players of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Symphony Orchestra (SPSO) will entertain and enlighten us...
Date

Wednesday September 18th, 2019

Sessions: 1

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Dock Woods - Chapel

Date

Wednesday September 18th, 2019

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Dock Woods - Chapel

Field Trip to the John James Audubon Center

Join us for a field trip to the John James Audubon Center at Mill...
Date

Wednesday September 25th, 2019

Sessions: 1

TIME

8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. *includes driving time

Place

Field Trip

Date

Wednesday September 25th, 2019

TIME

8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. *includes driving time

Place

Field Trip

Active Aging Week - Living Well Into Old Age

Let’s look together at what is needed for a healthy aging lifestyle. Class topics...
Date

Thursday September 26th, 2019

Sessions: 1

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

Date

Thursday September 26th, 2019

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

Active Aging Week - Eating Right For Older Adults

Join us to learn how to eat healthy, the truth about all the fad...
Date

Friday October 4th, 2019

Sessions: 1

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

Date

Friday October 4th, 2019

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

For the Love of Opera - Faust Times Two

For this session we will explore the beauties of not one but two operatic...
Date

Wednesday October 16th, 2019

Sessions: 1

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Dock Woods - Chapel

Date

Wednesday October 16th, 2019

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Dock Woods - Chapel

The Life of Lenape Leader, Sassoonan

*CLASS FILLED Storyteller and historian John Ruth will share with us an illustrated account...
Date

Monday October 21st, 2019

Sessions: 1

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

Date

Monday October 21st, 2019

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

Did Jesus Mean We Should Sometimes Kill Our Enemies?

This class will explore the teachings of Jesus alongside of Old Testament texts on...
Date

Tuesday October 22nd, 2019

Sessions: 1

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

Date

Tuesday October 22nd, 2019

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

The Constitution's First Amendment - Freedom of Religion and the Separation of Church and State

The First Amendment of the United States Constitution states “Congress shall make no law...
Date

Monday October 28th, 2019

Sessions: 2

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

Date

Monday October 28th, 2019

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

Monday November 11th, 2019

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

The Third Strand of the Protestant Reformation: The Anabaptists

An illustrated presentation of the history and development of the often overlooked third branch...
Date

Wednesday October 30th, 2019

Sessions: 1

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Dock Woods - Fisher Auditorium

Date

Wednesday October 30th, 2019

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Dock Woods - Fisher Auditorium

Advances in Farm Technology - Vista Grande Farm

Using photos, we will follow the dairy farming journey begun by Alpheus and Miriam...
Date

Friday November 1st, 2019

Sessions: 1

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

Date

Friday November 1st, 2019

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

Behind the Scenes Tour - Landis Supermarket

*CLASS FILLED If you have ever wondered how a grocery story gets the groceries...
Date

Thursday November 7th, 2019

Sessions: 1

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Field Trip

Date

Thursday November 7th, 2019

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Field Trip

Climate Change

This two-session course will consider what climate change is, what is causing it, and...
Date

Tuesday November 12th, 2019

Sessions: 2

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

Date

Tuesday November 12th, 2019

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

Tuesday November 19th, 2019

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Summit View Auditorium

Graven Images: A Photographic Tour of Laurel Hill Cemetery

This presentation walks us through the history of the magnificent Laurel Hill cemetery in...
Date

Thursday November 14th, 2019

Sessions: 1

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Dock Woods - Fisher Auditorium

Date

Thursday November 14th, 2019

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Dock Woods - Fisher Auditorium

Who Lives Near Us? Our Ecosystem and Their Residents

Utilizing taxidermy specimens from Peace Valley Nature Center as part of a visual presentation,...
Date

Wednesday November 20th, 2019

Sessions: 1

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Dock Woods - Fisher Auditorium

Date

Wednesday November 20th, 2019

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Dock Woods - Fisher Auditorium

Making Christmas Ornaments

Each student in the class will be able to make at least two Christmas...
Date

Thursday November 21st, 2019

Sessions: 1

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Dock Woods - Fisher Auditorium

Date

Thursday November 21st, 2019

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Dock Woods - Fisher Auditorium

Music of the Christmas Season: 2019 Edition

Back by popular demand, this two session class will focus on sacred, classical, and...
Date

Tuesday December 3rd, 2019

Sessions: 2

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Dock Woods - Chapel

Date

Tuesday December 3rd, 2019

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Dock Woods - Chapel

Tuesday December 10th, 2019

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Dock Woods - Chapel

Modern Calligraphy/Handlettering Workshop

This hands-on course will present you with the tools and teaching to learn the...
Date

Wednesday December 4th, 2019

Sessions: 1

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Friendship Rooms A & B

Date

Wednesday December 4th, 2019

TIME

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Place

Souderton Mennonite Homes - Friendship Rooms A & B

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