FALL CLASSES AIMED AT LEARNERS AGE 50-PLUS PREVIEW SEPT. 1
HARRISONBURG — An introduction to the Internet, archaeology in the Shenandoah Valley and the joys of piano are three of 27 five-week courses that will be offered this fall for learners age 50 and over by the Lifelong Learning Institute of James Madison University.
A reception to acquaint the public with the institute and its courses is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 1, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Cecil F. Gilkerson Community Activities Center, 305 S. Dogwood Drive, Harrisonburg. Attendees will receive a copy of the fall program guide and meet instructors, staff and the advisory board.
The institute's non-credit classes, most of which meet once a week, are presented this fall in two sessions:
The LLI also will offer four daytrips and its free Brown-Bag-Lunch Speaker Series. Among activities planned are a Civil War walking tour, a presentation on Duke Ellington, a tour of JMU, a trip to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and a lecture on how to "Maintain Your Brain."
Membership in LLI is $12 per person, and most classes are $35 each.