Academy of Lifelong Learning announces 2016-17 schedule
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Christopher Cameron, a representative from Collette Travel, informs Victoria College Academy of Lifelong Learning members about the “Southern Charm” trip scheduled for April 23-29.

Approximately 90 people attended Victoria College’s Academy of Lifelong Learning open house on Aug. 14 at the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts.

Among the activities, events and presentations scheduled for 2016-17 is a seven-day “Southern Charm” trip on April 23-29 that will include stops in Charleston, South Carolina; Savannah, Georgia; Jekyll Island, Georgia; and St. Augustine, Florida.

The cost to join the Academy of Lifelong Learning is $50. For more information, contact Ashley Lindsey at (361) 582-2426 or Ashley.Lindsey@VictoriaCollege.edu or visit www.VictoriaCollege.edu/AcademyOfLifelongLearning.

Following is the complete list of scheduled courses and activities for Victoria College’s Fall 2016 Academy of Lifelong Learning:

Mondays, Aug. 22-Dec. 5, 12:30-5 p.m.  – Mah Jongg

Wednesdays, Aug. 24-Dec. 7, 1-4 p.m. – Bridge

Tuesday, Sept. 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m. – Texas Master Naturalist Series: Guadalupe River Riparian Ecosystem Field Trip

Tuesdays, Sept. 6-Dec. 6, 2-4 p.m. – Keep Calm and Color On

Wednesday, Sept. 7, 6-7:15 p.m. – Pivotal Presidential Elections

Thursday, Sept. 8, 10:30-11:30 a.m. – Introduction to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

Mondays, Sept. 12-Nov. 12, 8:45-10:45 a.m. – Pickleball

Tuesday, Sept. 13, 6-7 p.m. – Study on General Bernard Bee

Tuesdays, Sept. 13 and 27, Oct. 11 and 25, Nov. 8 and 29, 10 a.m.-noon – Lifestory Workshop

Thursdays, Sept. 15, 22 and 29 and Nov. 3, 10:30-11:30 a.m. – A Fresh Start to a Healthier You

Fridays, Sept.16-Nov. 11, 8:45-10:45 a.m. – Pickle Ball Open Gym

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 6-8 p.m. – Archaeology in the Coastal Bend

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 12:30 p.m. – Victoria College Lyceum Series: Erin Gruwell

Thursday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m.-noon – Better Photos with your Digital Camera

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 6-7:30 p.m. – Virtual Tour of Indianola Homes

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 3-4:30 p.m. – The Golden Years of Baseball in Victoria

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m. – Texas Master Naturalist Series: How the Bay Works

Wednesdays, Oct. 5, 12 and 19, 9:30-11:30 a.m. – Stained Glass Mosaic

Thursday, Oct. 6, 10-11 a.m. – Scam Awareness and Prevention

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 3-5 p.m. – Coloring for Adults

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 5:30-7:30 p.m. – Texas Master Naturalist Series: Floating Classroom Field Trip

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 5-7 p.m. – Film Analysis and Appreciation Series: Film Analysis 101

Thursday, Oct. 13, 5:30-6:30 p.m. – Curtis Graves, former member of the Texas House of Representatives

Friday, Oct. 14, 6-8 p.m. – Texas Folklore and Texas Folklore Society

Monday, Oct. 17, 6 p.m. – Victoria College Lyceum Series: Graeme Wood

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 3:30-4:30 p.m. – “They’re Gonna Put Me in the Movies”: When Josh Binney Came to Victoria to make “King Cowboy”

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 5-7 p.m. – Film Analysis and Appreciation Series: Architecture in Film

Wednesday, Oct. 19, noon-2 p.m. – Five Points Museum of Contemporary Art Tour: Ernesto Leon

Thursday, Oct. 20, 6 p.m. – A Night at the Movies featuring “McLintock” starring John Wayne

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 5-7 p.m. – Film Analysis and Appreciation Series: World Cinema

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2-3:30 p.m. – Introduction to Yoga

Thursday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. – Texas SouthWind Vineyard and Winery Tour

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 5:30-7:30 p.m. – Texas Master Naturalist Series: Native Plants and Wildscapes

Friday, Nov. 4, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. – Chinese Cooking Class

Tuesday, Nov. 8, 6-7:30 p.m. – Holiday Hors D’oeuvre and Recipe Exchange

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 10-11 a.m. – Long Term Care Insurance: How Does It Work and Should I Have It?

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m. – Texas Master Naturalist Series: Birding 101

Thursday, Nov. 17, 10:30-11:30 a.m. – Healthy Holiday Cooking

Tuesday, Dec. 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m. – Texas Master Naturalist Series: Christmas Bird Counts
Published: Wednesday, 17 August 2016
 

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