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Northern Center for Lifelong Learning Program Booklet 2020 Spring Events (March-June) orthern Center for Lifelong Learning (NCLL) is an organization whose members plan, coordinate and provide informal educational programs and events to enrich the lives of its members. Membership is open to adults of any age and membership is not needed to attend programs/events. On the basis of membership interest, the Curriculum Committee develops schedules throughout the year of non-credit programs and events to provide an opportunity to learn while meeting and making friends. You will find programs and events for the current term inside this booklet, along with other details of interest. More information about the organization, its programs and registration and membership forms can be found on the NCLL website: www.nmu.edu/ncll. Follow us on Facebook. NCLL office phone number: (906) 227-2979 The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is affiliated with Northern Michigan University Continuing Education & Workforce Development and Road Scholar Lifelong Learning Institutes 204 Jacobetti Complex, 1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, MI 49855 Informational, Educational, Enjoyable Tours & Field Trips Outdoor Activities Social Events & Presentations Demonstrations & Hands-on Workshops On-going Activities N

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Program Booklet
2020 Spring Events (March-June)
orthern Center for Lifelong Learning (NCLL) is an organization whose members plan, coordinate and provide informal educational
programs and events to enrich the lives of its members. Membership is open to adults of any age and membership is not needed to attend programs/events. On the basis of membership interest, the Curriculum Committee develops schedules throughout the year of non-credit programs and events to provide an opportunity to learn while meeting and making friends. You will find programs and events for the current term inside this booklet, along with other details of interest.
More information about the organization, its programs and registration and membership forms can be found on the NCLL website: www.nmu.edu/ncll. Follow us on Facebook.
NCLL office phone number: (906) 227-2979
The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is affiliated with Northern Michigan University
Continuing Education & Workforce Development and Road Scholar Lifelong Learning Institutes
204 Jacobetti Complex, 1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, MI 49855
Informational, Educational,
Contact NCLL Office: E-Mail [email protected] or call 906-227-2979 for program
or event reservations. For additional details related to a specific event, please call the liaison.
Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursday from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Website: www.nmu.edu/ncll/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/NCLL-Northern-Center-for-
Lifelong-Learning-280194522182754/
Board of Directors Darlene Arseneau 486-9861 Don Johnson 249-9600 Carole Bard 228-9367 Sandi Poindexter 361-1820 Zane Bard 228-9367 Marilyn Proctor 345-8083 Ginger Bollero-Petry 228-8051 Al Reynolds 360-4167 Beverly Braden 475-4252 Jeff Stevenson 235-8774 Gail Frinkle 734-646-4443 Marie Watanen 226-3186 Phyllis James 225-1004 Pat Woods 228-3072 Meetings are open. Consider stopping by. The Board meets in 404-A Cohodas Hall 10 a.m. – noon on the third Wednesday, every other month – August, October, December, February, April, & June. Curriculum Committee members for this term:
Judy Ashby Caroline Jordan Carole Bard Gil Martin Ginger Bollero-Petry Paula McCormick Gail Frinkle Carolyn McDonald Jan Hruska Sally Olsen Phyllis James Marie Watanen
Interested members meet to plan events prior to each upcoming new term. All are encouraged to attend and meet other members as well as to share thoughts and ideas for programming.
Greetings from the Chair….. Spring is coming! Hard to believe but it will be here before you know it. If you have been hibernating or traveling this winter, the days are getting longer and HOPEFULLY the sun will be shining each and every day. When looking at your spring calendars, make sure to pencil in many of the new NCLL events and activities planned by our creative curriculum committee members. Select programs that are of interest to you, whether it be an outdoor activity, informational presentation, or even one of our social events that create lasting memories and provide hours of meaningful conversation. I have said this before, broaden your horizons – attend a program that you would never, ever think was of interest to you. The key is to register/pay early, and to review the time/dates/places of each program. A note of thanks must be given to the Executive Board (Gail Frinkle, Darlene Arseneau, and Phyllis James), the Committee Chairpersons (Caroline Jordan, Phyllis James, Sandi Poindexter, and Judy Ashby) as well as all the committee/board members who have spent numerous hours diligently writing/rewriting, and just giving of their time to make NCLL the organization it is today. A special thank you goes to Gil Martin, Sharon Beach, Judy Ashby, Sally Olsen, Marie Watanen, and Paula McCormick for always being there when I need extra help for events or just finding out about the past NCLL history. Shannon Quayle (NCLL secretary) also, needs a big thank you for all the work that she does. Last but not least, I can’t thank enough - Sandi Poindexter for her diligent work on setting up and maintaining the NCLL website and Facebook sites plus a million more items she has assisted with in her tenure with NCLL. If you haven’t heard, she will be leaving the area sometime in the spring. When you see her, please thank her for her commitment to NCLL. Let the sunshine in to your lives this spring through participating in many
of the NCLL programs and events! Get involved by volunteering on one of our committees or just by becoming a member and attending our fabulous activities. We have several Board member openings this year, if interested let Gail Frinkle or myself know so we can put you on the Ballot.
Ginger Bollero-Petry, Chair Board of Directors
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Membership The $30 annual NCLL membership fee is applicable from July 1 through June 30. This fee supports the mission and operation of the organization. A new program booklet is published three times annually. New members are welcome at any time during the year. To become a member, use the enclosed registration form (also available on the NCLL website) and sign the waiver at the bottom of the form. Non-members are always welcome to participate in our programs and events.
Program Location and Car Pooling Some field trips and tours provide for carpooling at designated meeting places; riders are encouraged to contribute to the driver for gas. Some regular places in which programs and events are held for participants to meet are: • NMU: Superior Dome, Cohodas, and Hedgcock • Marquette Arts and Culture Center (MACC) • Peter White Public Library (PWPL), various rooms • Lost Creek Community Center • Marquette Senior Center and Negaunee Senior Center • Marquette Hope Connection Center • Meeting places for carpooling or bus pickup: Berry Events
Center/NMU (BEC) east parking lot by the stairs; Marquette Mall by Pizza Hut; Great Lakes Fresh Market in Harvey; NE corner of Econo grocery store parking lot; SW corner of Lowe’s parking lot.
NMU Tuition is Waived!
Senior citizens, aged 62 or older, receive a tuition scholarship for all NMU on-campus classes and application fees are waived. You can take academic and/or exercise courses to earn a degree or simply for personal enrichment (non-degree seeking). Web courses are not eligible for this program and the tuition scholarship does not cover books or other fees. At 6 credit hours in a semester, the student activity fee is required. At full-time student status, the university fee is required. For current tuition and fees, see https://www.nmu.edu/bulletin/senior- citizen-scholarship. To apply, choose the correct office for your educational history and goals. Do not pay the application fee.
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• If you have not earned a bachelor’s degree or want to pursue another undergraduate level degree, apply online at www.nmu.edu/apply or in person at Admissions, 2212 Hedgcock, 227-2650.
• If you have earned a bachelor’s degree, apply online at www.nmu.edu/gradapp or in person at Graduate Education and Research, 401 Cohodas Hall, 227-2300.
You will be notified if any additional documents are required to complete your application. Once admitted, you can register for most courses online through your MyNMU account. You may also contact the Student Service Center in person (2201 Hedgcock) or at 906-227-1221 for assistance with course registration. An additional form is required by the 9th calendar day of the semester if you would like to audit a course (no grade or credit earned), see https://www.nmu.edu/registrar/auditing.
On-going Interest Groups
Open to anyone, NCLL member or non-member. For additional information, to participate, or to join, email or call the following coordinators. Contact the office with ideas for other interest groups. → Lunch Bunch – Sociable, conversational, informational, and just fun lunches at local restaurants. Lucille Scotti, 906-273-1017; email: [email protected] Wednesdays at 11:45 a.m. → Playing ‘Relaxed’ Bridge – Not only a card game but also good for your mind. Mary Letts, 250-2734; email: [email protected]; Tuesdays, 1:00 p.m., Marquette Senior Center.
Gift Memberships A meaningful gift idea! To give a gift membership for a special
person or event (birthday, retirement, holiday gifts) fill in the recipient’s information in the space provided on the registration form.
program or event is cancelled (or rescheduled).
• Cancellations or No-Shows - Consideration should be exercised when you have registered for an event and decide not to attend for whatever reason. Please call to cancel by the deadline date. This is very helpful to both the liaison and the presenter(s) to assure an accurate registration list. This allows people on the wait list an opportunity to attend the event.
• Complimentary Parking Permits - NMU provides free campus parking permits for seniors. Go to Campus Safety in the Services Building (227-2151) located on Sugar Loaf Avenue with the license plate number and model of your vehicle. Specify either for the term or the full school year.
• NMU Campus Map - a full campus map can be located on either the NCLL or NMU website http://www.nmu.edu/campusmap
• Seniors Age 62 or Over - Remember that there is free tuition for seniors who enroll in NMU classes and exercise programs. See more details about this listed in this booklet (page 5).
• NCLL Events - The Marquette Monthly, the Mining Journal, Marquette365.com, and the NCLL website contain the NCLL listings of activities. Facebook provides viewers with many photos of past events.
• If you would like to continue to support NCLL, make a donation to the NMU Foundation designating NCLL as the recipient.
• Many events at NMU are open to the public and are great learning opportunities. Check www.nmu.edu/calendar for a complete list of NMU happenings.
Education Not Advocacy Policy
As an educational rather than an advocacy group, NCLL will sponsor educational programs and events and seek to avoid any that advocate for a single viewpoint, particularly if the topic is both current and controversial.
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Note of Thanks . . . A special thanks goes to the following presenters, instructors and tour guides whose participation makes the NCLL programs and events so versatile and interesting; they are most appreciated.
• Dr. Lynn Anderson, R.N, MSN • Andrea Ballard, NSMA Superintendent/Principal • Don Balmer, 3D Photographer & Archivist • Sam Carey, Woodworking Instructor • Pam Basal, Hearings Investigator, Marquette Branch Prison • Elizabeth J Bates, Retired Educator • B. G. Bradley, Author, Actor, Teacher • Mark Canale, Director, Canale Funeral Home • Robyn Carli, Physician Assistant, Upper Peninsula Health System • Adina Daar, U. P. Land Conservancy • Duane DuRay, Airport Manager, and other airport staff • Moire Embley, Senior Theater Experience, Program Coordinator • Jeremy Hansen, Director, Swanson/Lundquist Funeral Home • Jerry Hoult, Acting Administrative Assistant, Marquette Branch Prison • Phyllis James, long-time knitter • Lorana Jinkerson, NSMA Board of Education Secretary • Elissa Kent, Social Worker & Director of Residential Services, Great
Lakes Recovery Centers • Todd King, Down Wind Sports • Ami Klein, Nurse Practitioner, Upper Peninsula Health System • Sonny Longtine, Local Author • Kim Marsh, Professional Photographer, Retired • Mary Martin, NMU Biology Professor • Jon Mommaerts, Co-Founder of the Noquemanon Ski Marathon and
Certified Financial Planner • Maggy Moore, Professor, NMU School of Health and Human
Performance • Steven Nelson, PhD, Professor, NMU Political Science and Public
Administration Department • Sally Olsen, NCLL and Curriculum Committee Member, Program Liason • Kathy Peters, biologist • Christine Saari, writer, visual artist • Stacey Willey, Instructor • Linda Winslow, President, MAPS Education Foundation
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Registration and Program/Event Details Registration deadline and fees ~ Guarantee your reservation in a program or event with pre-payment of fees with your registration. Registration deadlines and program size limits are listed with each description. If the event is full when you register, you will be notified and your name will be placed on a wait list. If space becomes available due to cancellations, people on the wait list will be notified by the liaison.
Priority reservations for each four-month term listed in the events booklet are given to NCLL members if they are registered by the 15th of the first month of the term. (We encourage membership for this benefit as programs/events often fill up quickly.) Cancellation notice ~ Prompt cancellation provides an opening for others who may be on a wait list. We appreciate your consideration.
Credit Issued for Prepaid Activities ~ When you prepay for a program/event and cancel on or before the registration deadline, or if the event is cancelled, you DO NOT lose your money. A credit voucher for your prepaid amount(s) will be sent to you via email with instructions for use within the next 12 months. Pre-payment is required when indicated in the program or event description.
5-minute wait time ~ If you are attending a program or event that specifies meeting at a parking area, the group will wait no more than five (5) minutes beyond the posted start time. In the case of inclement weather and the closure of NMU, please contact the liaison about possible cancellation. Waiver form (ON BACK OF REGISTRATION FORM) must be signed and on file in the NCLL office when registering for programs or events. Your form will be valid for the entire academic year. This policy informs and protects our participants as well as NMU and the NCLL.
For Your Information . . . Program/event Size Limits: Many programs and events fill quickly. It is recommended that you register early. Use of photography and other media should be approved by the liaison.
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Spring 2020 Programs and Events Register by completing the form and mailing it & your payment to NCLL (form and mailing address included in booklet). Your payment must be
received to register for a program and hold your place!
301: Lunch and Games at the Den
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 3 1-4 p.m. Location: Wildcat Den in the New Northern Center Cost: $3 for members; $6 for non-members Presenter: Sally Olsen Let’s Do Lunch and play Games at the new updated Wildcat Den in the Northern Center (formerly University Ctr.) . We can share stories about our college days! It’s on the first floor right around the corner from the bookstore/post office. Games include darts, shuffleboard, foosball and pool. Lunch will be Dutch treat. Interesting lunch menu. Event Liaison: Sally Olsen, 226-8347, [email protected] Event Size: 25 Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 26
~*~ 302: Noquemanon Trail Network: History, Evolution, Cultural Impact Date and Time: Monday, March 9, 2-4 pm. Location: Marquette Arts & Culture Center at PWPL Cost: $3 members; $6 non-members Presenter: Jon Mommaerts, Co-Founder of the Noquemanon Ski
Marathon and Certified Financial Planner Because Jon Mommaerts didn’t want to travel for great cross-country ski competition, he founded what has become a renowned trail network with world class ski and biking events—and the rest is the history that he will tell us about! Event Liaison: Carole Bard, 228-9367 Event Size: 40 Registration Deadline: Monday, March 2
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304: North Star Academy Charter Schools Date and Time: Thursday, March 12 9-11 a.m. Location: North Star Montessori Academy Charter School, 3030
Wright Street, Marquette Cost: $3 for members; $6 for non-members Presenter: Andrea Ballard, NSMA Superintendent/Principal and
Lorana Jinkerson, NSMA Board of Education Secretary Many misconceptions exist about charter schools. Come learn what a charter school is, how it is funded, evaluated, and who can attend. Add to that a Montessori curriculum and you have North Star Montessori Academy (NSMA), a preK-12 public school here in Marquette. We will have a presentation and take a tour of the school. Plenty of time to ask questions. https://northstaracademymqt.com Event Liaison: Phyllis James, 225-1004, [email protected] Class Size Limit: 25 Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 5
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306: Blossoms in the Dark of Winter Date and Time: Thursday, March 19 3-5 p.m. Location: Shiras Room - PWPL Cost: $3 for members; $6 for non-members Presenter: Christine Saari, Writer, Visual artist A follow up to her book “Love and War at Stag Farm,” Christine shares personal stories and historical information in poetry form about her life as well as her family during the war. Written with emotion and tenderness about her war-torn family Christine manages to come to terms with the past and finds richness in their lives. If you think you don’t like or relate to poetry this will change your mind, as you instinctively imagine your own family in this situation. Event Liaison: Sally Olsen, 226-8347, [email protected] Event Size: 30 Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 11
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307: More than Beginning Photography Date and Time: Wednesdays, March 25, April 22, May 27, June 24 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Location: NMU Cohodas Hall, Room 404-A Cost: $1/session for members; $6/session for non-members Presenter: Kim Marsh, Professional Photographer, Retired This class continues the use of the digital camera, photographic techniques, and composition to help you become a better and more confident photographer. Classroom assignments, in-class critiques, and hands-on activities will be included. Whatever your level of expertise, join us for one or all sessions.
Event Liaison: Phyllis James, 225-1004, [email protected] Event Size: 25 Registration Deadline: Thursday, March 19
~*~ 308: Marquette Branch Prison Date and Time: Thursday, March 26 2-4 p.m. Location: Community Room, PWPL (downstairs) Cost: $3 for members; $6 for non-members Presenter: Jerry Hoult, Acting Administrative Assistant and Pam Basal, Hearings Investigator This session will include such topics as: a background of the prison, classification of the facility, various departments within the prison, prisoner accommodations, high profile cases, transport of prisoners, daily prisoner schedule, educational and work programs, recent/new developments, difficulties and outbreaks within the facility, collaboration between the prison and community agencies, funding and/or grants for such, costs to operate, vision and plans for the prison, etc. Event Liaison: Paula McCormick, 228-5489, [email protected] Event Size: 70 Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 18
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310: Marquette Senior Theatre Program Date and Time: Monday, April 6 2-4 p.m. Location: Marquette Arts and Cultural Ctr. (lower level of PWPL) Cost: $3 for members; $6 for non-members Presenter: Moire Embley, Senior Theater/Coordinator Were you ever in a play, skit or enjoyed reading aloud from a book? What about learning what goes on behind the scenes? Or are you just a patron of the Theatre? Rekindle something from your past or try something new. Learn about this program including acting, local theater performances and other related experiences, such as, directing, set design and history of theatre. Event liaison: Sally A. Olsen, 226-8347, [email protected] Event Size: 15 Registration Deadline: Monday, March 30
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312: 1868 Scientific Expedition to Lake Superior –
in 3D Date and Time: Wednesday, April 8 7-9 p.m. Location: NMU Superior Dome Room 101B Cost: $3 for members; $6 for non-members Presenter: Don Balmer, 3D photographer and Archivist All summer in 1868 students from the Michigan University (U of M today) toured Lake Superior including Marquette and the iron mines, the copper mines, the North shore of Lake Superior, Isle Royale and Pictured Rocks. Amazingly, one of the students was a stereo photographer so using these stereo views and a report written by another student we will follow along on their travels in 3D with glasses provided. Event Liaison: Carole Bard, 228-9367, [email protected] Event Size: 70 Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 1
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313: Nurse Practitioner & Physician Assistants Date and Time: Wednesday, April 15 6-7:30 p.m. Location: Heritage Room, PWPL (upstairs) Cost: No Charge Presenters: Robyn Carli, Physician Assistant and Ami Klein, Nurse
Practitioner (both from Upper Peninsula Health System) We often find that the NP and the PA are taking on the roles and acting on behalf of doctors for assisting patients in both clinics and hospitals. How do their responsibilities differ, what is their certification, and when are they designated to see and assist patients as opposed to the doctor? Take advantage of this informative session and have your questions answered. Event Liaison: Paula McCormick, 228-5489, [email protected] Event Size Limit: 40 Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 9
~*~ 314: Curriculum Committee Summer 2020 Date and Time: Tues, April 28, Mon. May 4, Fri. May 8 10 a.m. - noon Location: TBD Cost: No Charge Presenter: NCLL/Curriculum Committee This is where it happens, where the programs you attend are chosen. Join other interested NCLL members as they gather to share ideas and to plan and coordinate a well-rounded and versatile schedule of events for the upcoming NCLL Summer/Fall term, July through October. Event Liaison: Caroline Jordan, 906-228-9953, [email protected] Event Size: None Registration Deadline: None
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315: What’s New at Sawyer International Airport? Date and Time: Tuesday, May 5 1-4 p.m. Location: Meet to carpool at the north-east corner of Econo
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316: Burials – Differences and Legalities Date and Time: Wednesday, May 6 1:30-3 p.m. Location: Lost Creek Community Room, 200 Lost Creek Dr.
(off County Rd 492) Cost: $3 for members; $6 for non-members Presenter: Mark Canale, Director/Canale Funeral Home; and Jeremy Hansen, Director/Swanson-Lundquist Funeral Unfortunately, we should all be informed about the inevitable, our end of life, a topic for which brings sadness but for which we require information to make an informed decision. Burials, whether desiring a coffin, cremation, green burial, or combination have differences and ‘legalities’ to be adhered. Directors of funeral homes must follow such guidelines pertaining to their business and for the handling of funeral arrangements. Come learn about these technicalities. Event Liaison: Paula McCormick, 228-5489, [email protected] Event Size: 50 Deadline for registering: Thursday, April 30
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317: Endometrial Cancer: Professional & Patient Perspective
Date and Time: Monday, May 11 2-4 p.m. Location: 101 B Superior Dome Cost: No Charge Presenter: Dr. Lynn Anderson R.N., MSN Participants will be informed about the diagnosis, treatment options, and resources. Presenter is sharing her personal experience as she fights this disease and the medical interventions offered to her. Event Liaison: Judy Ashby, 906-250-4302, [email protected] Event Size: 100 Registration Deadline: Monday, May 4
~*~ 318: NCLL’s Annual Meeting & Hiking Essentials
by Down Wind Sports Date and Time: Tuesday, May 12 1-4 p.m. Location: Lost Creek Community Rm., 200 Lost Creek Dr Cost: No Charge Presenter: Todd King/Down Wind Sports Join the NCLL Board of Directors and membership for its annual business meeting to elect new board members. Enjoy light refreshments, including catered hors d’oeuvres. Bring along a friend! The guest speaker will present information on how to make a hike an enjoyable and safe activity by using the right gear, clothing, and necessities for any weather conditions and terrain. Event Liaison: Gail Frinkle, 734-646-4443, [email protected] Ginger Bollero-Petry, 228-8051, [email protected] Event Size: 80 Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 5
319: Wire Wrap Jewelry Date and Time: Thursday, May 14 6-8 p.m. Location: Inspired Arts, 206 W. Division St., Ishpeming. We can
carpool from the parking lot near Pizza Hut in Marquette. We will depart at 5:30 sharp.
Cost: $3 for members; $6 for non-members + $25.00 at class to presenter for materials.
Presenter: Stacey Willey-Instructor Join Stacey Willey at Inspired Arts for a step by step instruction on creating a beautiful wire-wrapped pendant. All supplies provided. This is a beginning level class. Great time to socialize, too! Event Liaison: Gail Frinkle, 734-646-4443, [email protected] Event Size: 15 Registration Deadline: Thursday, May 7
~*~ 320: Political Conventions 2020 Date and Time: Tuesday, May 19 1:30-3 p.m. Location: Heritage Room, PWPL Cost: $3 for members; $6 for non-members Presenter: Steven Nelson, PhD, Professor, NMU Political Science
and Public Administration Department Michigan’s Democratic and Republican Primaries are held in March. What happens when the two Parties hold their conventions this summer? How are the Presidential Candidates chosen? Dr. Nelson will discuss what happens during the Conventions and answer questions. Event Liaison: Marie Watanen, 226-3186, [email protected] Event Size: 35 Registration Deadline: Monday, May 11
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322: The Opioid Epidemic: What is it? Where it Stands Today and Naloxone’s Role in Overdose Date and Time: Thursday, May 28 1-2:30 p.m. Location: Shiras Room, PWPL Cost: $3 for members; $6 for non-members Presenters: Elissa Kent, Social Worker & Director of Residential
Services at the Great Lakes Recovery Centers Elissa Kent, Social Worker & Director of Residential Services for the Great Lakes Recovery Centers, will share an overview of the development of the opioid epidemic, as well as a snapshot of where the opioid problems stand in our society today. There will also be a discussion about preventing opioid overdose with the use of Naloxone. Event Liaison: Caroline Jordan, 906-228-9953, [email protected] Event Size: 30 Registration Deadline: Monday, May 18
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323: Lily Pond Hike Date and Time: Tuesday, June 2 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Inclement Weather Date: Wednesday, June 3 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Location: Wetmore Ponds Trailhead, 0.4 mile N of Sugarloaf on
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324: Beautiful, Bashful Bryophytes Date and Time: Saturday, June 6 9 a.m.-noon Inclement Weather Date: Sunday, June 7 1 – 4 pm Location: Wetmore Pond, 0.4 miles north of Sugarloaf off CR 550 Cost: $3 for members; $6 for non-members Presenter: Mary Martin, NMU Biology Professor Bryophytes (mosses, liverworts, and hornworts) are small, primitive land plants, important components of modern ecosystems, and extremely diverse. Learn their life histories and roles in local ecological communities in a morning of field exploration and basic identification. Bring: Hand lens, waterproof footwear, snacks. Suggested field guide: Mosses, Liverworts, and Hornworts: A Field Guide to the Common Bryophytes of the Northeast by Ralph H. Pope Event Liaison: Elizabeth J Bates, 906 345-9295, [email protected] Event Size: 20 Registration Deadline: Monday, June 1
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325: Biomimicry: Learning from Nature to Build a Better World Date and Time: Thursday, June 11 1-3 p.m. Location: Shiras Room, PWPL Cost: $3 for members; $6 for non-members Presenter: Adina Daar, U. P. Land Conservancy What do Humpback Whales have to do with wind turbines? What can Lichen teach us about relationships? Join Adina Daar from U.P. Land Conservancy to learn and play in the field of Biomimicry and find out how people are seeking sustainable solutions to human problems by consulting and mimicking nature’s time-tested strategies. This session will be part indoors and out! Please wear comfortable shoes and appropriate clothing for the weather. Event Liaison: Caroline Jordan, 906-228-9953, [email protected] Event Size: 25 Registration Deadline: Thursday, June 4
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Date and Time: Saturday, June 13 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. (All Day) Inclement Weather Date: Sunday, June 14 Location: Great Lakes Fresh Market, NW parking lot, corner of
US41 &M28, in Harvey (will car pool to Munising) Cost: $3 members; $6 non-members Presenters: NCLL This weekend hosts the annual Pictured Rocks Days and Yooper’s Ride Free days on Pictured Rocks Cruises in Munising, a 2 ½-hr boat cruise ($38 value). Any U.P. resident can take a Pictured Rocks cruise with a valid ID. Also included is an art show with over 100 vendor/arts and crafts booths, music, petting zoo, nature shows, kayak demo, bounce houses, etc. First-come, first- served. This event is organized as a social function for NCLL members and guests. (Golf cart will assist those having difficulty walking out on pier.) Event Liaison: Paula McCormick, 228-5489, [email protected] Event Size: None Registration Deadline: Thursday, June 4
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327: Marquette Area Public Schools Education Foundation – What’s New? Date and Time: Wednesday, June 17 7-8 p.m. Location: Heritage Room, PWPL Cost: $3 members; $6 non-members Presenter: Linda Winslow, President MAPS Education Foundation Participants will gain knowledge about the Marquette Area Public Schools Education Foundation: who are we and who benefits? What do we do? Why we exist? When does it happen? AND WHAT’S NEW? The Foundation has exciting news for MAPS enrolled student. Event Liaison: Judy Ashby, 906-250-4302, [email protected] Event Size: 35 Registration Deadline: Wednesday, June 10
~*~ 328: Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Lost Landmarks Date and Time: Tuesday, June 23 1-2:30 p.m. Location: Heritage Room, PWPL Cost: $3 members; $6 non-members Presenters: Sonny Longtine, Local Author This will be a power point presentation that provides an inviting glimpse of the Upper Peninsula’s past with vintage photographs and compelling stories about architectural masterpieces that once existed but are now gone. Many were built with native sandstone. They were either demolished or burned down. Often, little thought was given to their historic values and possible reuse – when they were gone, they were gone forever. Event Liaison: Phyllis James, 225-1004, [email protected] Event Size: 30 Registration Deadline: Thursday, June 18
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329: Future Tours The tour planning group is interested in finding out what travel/tour you would be interested in attending. Some of the trips for summer and fall that we are looking at are:
1. Traverse City trip with the addition/option of golfing for those who would not like to visit wineries, staying longer for a tour of the National Park, and/or shopping. (3-4 Day Trip)
2. Door County – visiting wineries, Washington Island, Lavender Farm, possible festival, learning about the cherries, possible cultural event, and/or shopping. (3 Day Trip)
3. Milwaukee – visit Harley Davidson Headquarters, tour Domes and other botanical gardens in the area, see the China garden event, possibly a play or tour a casino, attend a festival like Italian Fest, and/or shopping. (3-4 Day Trip)
4. Appleton Shopping Trip. (Day Trip)
5. Minneapolis Mall of America Trip. (3 Day Trip)
6. A Cruise to Alaska/Hawaii or a trip to Iceland. (7-Day Trip) If any of these Tours/Trips are of interest to you, please call and leave Ginger a message at 906-228-8051 or call/email Shannon at the NCLL office. Prices for these tours/trips are to be determined at a later date. If you have any ideas on where you might want to go, we are more than willing to plan such an event.
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Register by completing the form and mailing it & your payment to NCLL (form and mailing address included in booklet). Your payment must be received to
register for a program and hold your place!
At Road Scholar, we believe lifelong learning isn’t just a hobby — it’s a way of life. We’ve spent more than 40 years inspiring adults to learn on Road Scholar experiences around the world, but our dedication to lifelong learning goes beyond our educational adventures. We’ve built the largest network of Lifelong Learning Institutes (LLIs) across the U.S., helping adults pursue their love of learning close to home and facilitating the development of new curriculum and collaboration among our network of hundreds of LLIs. …..But perhaps best of all — the life experience of all members elevates the intellectual discourse.
From www.roadscholar.org/about/lifelong-learning-institutes/ NCLL is a Road Scholar Lifelong Learning Institute
http://www.roadscholar.org/about/lifelong-learning-institutes/
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