Academy of Lifelong Learning draws big crowd to spring open house
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Academy of Lifelong Learning members sign up for events and courses during an open house on Jan. 12 at the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts.

Victoria College’s Academy of Lifelong Learning Spring Open House soon became a full house on Jan. 12 at the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts.

The Academy of Lifelong Learning will offer a variety of social activities, events and courses through May. Membership is $50 per year.

“We had a great turnout for the open house,” said Academy of Lifelong Learning Program Specialist Ashley Lindsey. “Our spring schedule is packed with fun and educational events and activities.”

Following is the entire Spring 2017 schedule for Victoria College’s Academy of Lifelong Learning (visit VictoriaCollege.edu/AcademyOfLifelongLearning for locations where events/courses will be held):

·         Bridge – Wednesdays, Jan. 18-May 31 (1-4 p.m.)

·         Preventing Elder Abuse - Thursday, Jan. 19 (1-2 p.m.)

·         Pickle Ball – Fridays, Jan. 20-May 26 (8:45-10:45 a.m.)

·         Mah Jongg Mondays – Mondays, Jan. 23-May 22 (12:30-5 p.m.)

·         Caring for Your Pet - Tuesday, Jan. 24 (1-2 p.m.)

·         Texas Master Naturalist Series: Plastics in Our Environment – Tuesday, Jan. 24 (4-6 p.m.)

·         Feathered Friends Field Trips – Fridays (Jan. 27, Feb. 24, March 24, April 21 and May 26)

·         Mah Jongg for Beginners: American Version – Fridays, Jan. 27-Feb. 24 (11 a.m.-2 p.m.)

·         Organic Living Today – Monday, Jan. 30 (10-11 a.m.)

·         Julie & Julia – Monday, Feb. 6 (6 p.m.)

·         French Cooking Class – Thursday, Feb. 9 (11:30 a.m.)

·         Texas Master Naturalist Series: Our Wintering Whooping Cranes – Tuesday, Feb. 14 (5:30-7:30 p.m.)

·         Stained Glass Making – Wednesdays (Feb. 15, Feb. 22 and March 1), 9:30 a.m.-noon

·         Going Green with Organic Foods – Thursday, Feb. 16 (10:30- 11:30 a.m.)

·         A Little Perspective – Tuesday, Feb. 21 (9-11:30 a.m.)

·         Texas Master Naturalist Series: Tree Physiology and Silvaculture – Tuesday, Feb. 28 (3:30- 5:30 p.m.)

·         Stained Glass Making – Wednesdays (March 8, 22, and 29), 9:30 a.m.-noon

·         Dry Comal Creek Wine Tour and Tasting – Thursday, March 9 (8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.)

·         Container Gardening – Friday, March 10 (11 a.m.)

·         Texas Master Naturalist Series: Gardening for Birds – Tuesday, March 21 (5:30-7:30 p.m.)

·         Are You Label Able? – Thursday, March 23 (10:30-11:30 a.m.)

·         Texas Master Naturalist Series: Migrating Birds are Awesome! – Tuesday, March 28 (5:30-7:30 p.m.)

·         Lifestory Workshop – Thursdays (March 30, April 6, April 20, May 4 and May 18), 10 a.m.-noon

·         Victoria Coffee Roasters Tour – Friday, March 31 (10 a.m.)

·         Yoga – Mondays, April 3-May 8 (3-4 p.m.)

·         Spring Wreath Making – Tuesday, April 4 (10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)

·         “I Read It in the Advocate” – Wednesday, April 5 (4 -5 p.m.)

·         Texas Master Naturalist Series: Bird Banding at TNC Mad Island Marsh Preserve – Tuesday, April 11 (8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.)

·         Xenophobia in America – Wednesday, April 12 (6-7:30 p.m.)

·         Spring Tea Party and Vintage Fashion Show – Tuesday, April 18 (11 a.m.)

·         Texas Master Naturalist Series: Experience Coleto Creek Park – Tuesday, April 25 (5:30-7:30 p.m.)

·         Cleanups and DDT: The Victoria Response to Polio in 1946 – Tuesday, April 25 (4-5 p.m.)

·         Hand Mold Workshop – Tuesday, May 2 (4-5 p.m.)

·         Introduction to Zentangle – Wednesdays (Ma3 and May 10), 4-5:30 p.m.

·         Butterfly Haven – Friday, May 5 (10 a.m.)

·         Texas Master Naturalist Series: The Amazing Alligator – Tuesday, May 9 (5:30-7:30 p.m.)

·         Goliad Brewing Company Tour – Friday, May 12 (11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.)

·         Kayaking 101 – Thursday, May 18 (noon-4 p.m.)

·         Native Plant Garden Tour – Tuesday, May 23 (5:30-7:30 p.m.)

To get more information or join the Academy of Lifelong Learning, contact Lindsey at (361) 582-2426 or Ashley.Lindsey@VictoriaCollege.edu.

Published: Wednesday, 18 January 2017
 

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