LLCI

LLCI

The Lifelong Learning Community Institute was formed with the idea that learning should never cease and that enriching the mind invigorates our lives intellectually, creatively, and culturally. That is why we have teamed up with some of the best instructors in the area to present a wide variety of courses for students of all ages. With courses in history, art, science, psychology, technology and more, we have something for everyone.

Our courses run for three semesters year round and each semester lasts three months. Each course is once a week for a period of 3-4 weeks. There are no exams to take or books to purchase. With convenient course times in the morning, afternoon and evening, the Lifelong Learning Community Institute offers a fun, flexible educational experience. Classes are held in the meeting rooms of the Delray Beach Public Library. Space is limited. Begin your educational journey today.

Our courses run for three semesters year round and each semester lasts three months. Each course is once a week for a period of 3-4 weeks. There are no exams to take or books to purchase. With convenient course times in the morning, afternoon and evening, the Lifelong Learning Community Institute offers a fun, flexible educational experience. Classes are held in the meeting rooms of the Delray Beach Public Library. Space is limited. Begin your educational journey today.

Spring 2017 Course Catalog

Contemporary Global Crises

Course Instructor: Col. Alfred Biegel, US Army (Ret)

Dates: Wednesdays, March 1, 8, 15 & 22

Time: 2:00 pm

Fee: 4 sessions = $50

This course will dive into European and Middle Eastern political and military strategies, and the issues surrounding them. Each week will focus on new global crises, focusing on a political and military view of it to counter regional threats to U.S. and allied interests.

Art of Asia

Course Instructor: Marion Dolan

Dates: Thursdays, March 2, 9, 16 & 30

Time: 2:00 pm

Fee: 4 sessions = $50

This course will explore fantastic Asian structures and artworks, including both ancient and modern sites in India, China, Japan, and the Near East.

100 Years of Comedy

Course Instructor: Lenny Dave

Dates: March 6, 13 & 20

Time: 2:00 pm

Fee: 4 sessions = $45

100 Years of Comedy will take you back to the good ol’ days of comedy, when it was funny and clean. Stories about Gene Wilder, Betty White, and Danny DeVito, Lenny Dave will have you laughing and crying in your seat.

Imaginations, Innovations and Inventions

Course Instructor: Leah Polin

Dates: Mondays, March 13, 20 & 27

Time: 10:30 am

Fee: 3 sessions = $45

This course will look at 20th Century examples of creative inventions and the processes involved in their creation.

New Yorker Magazine: A Story and A Poem

Course Instructor: Judith Klau

Dates: Friday, March 10, 17, 24 & 31

Time: 2:00 pm

Fee: 4 sessions = $50

In the realm of imaginative writing, The New Yorker is a venue not only for challenging short fiction, but also for noteworthy poetry that can yield to analysis by thoughtful, diligent readers. The goal of this course is to help participants enjoy the magazine by becoming more practiced readers of both genres.

Trials and Tribulations

Course Instructor: Stephen Singer, Esq.

Dates: Wednesdays, March 29, April 5, 12 & 19

Time: 2:00 pm

Fee: 4 sessions = $50

This course examines four highly publicized trials: Lizzie Borden, the Lindbergh kidnapping case, Sacco & Vanzetti, and the Avengers (NAKMIM).

Four 19th Century Presidents

Course Instructor: Ronald Feinman

Dates: Mondays, March 27, April 3, 10 & 17

Time: 2:00 pm

Fee: 4 sessions = $50

This course will examine the lives and careers of four significant 19th century American Presidents: Andrew Jackson, John Tyler, Ulysses S. Grant, and Grover Cleveland.

Mindfulness Matters: Habits for Cultivating Strengths, Courage and Resilience

Course Instructor: John Davis, LHMC

Dates: Wednesdays, March 29, April 5, 12 & 19

Time: 2:00 pm

Fee: 4 sessions = $50

This course explores the psychology of mindfulness, and provides foundational information for the students to use these tools in everyday life.