New Frontiers for Lifelong Learning, a peer-led, self-directed organization of over 400 members operating under the sponsorship of Mesa Community College may be just what you are looking for. Opportunities for intellectual and cultural growth happen by joining interactive study groups about Wisdom of History, Heroes and Legends, Using Nature’s Garden, Simplified Health, Everyday Engineering, Clouds and Climate, John Wayne’s Tribute and 73 other topics. Classes usually meet one time for 2-1/2-3 hours. There are no tests, grades or credits. Social opportunities, such as luncheons, tours, traveling, concerts, board and card games and theater productions can be enjoyed. Volunteer opportunities on the MCC campus and in the community can be taken advantage of. An MCC student ID card gives members discounts on campus and in the community.
An Open House for learning about the organization will take place on Friday, January 27 at the Downtown Center at 145 N. Centennial Way on the fourth floor of the building from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Park in the parking garage on the second and third levels only. An elevator or stairway lead to the fourth floor.
Classes meet at MCC campuses at Southern and Dobson Roads and McKellips and Power Roads, Mesa Active Adult Centers at 247 N. MacDonald St. and 7550 E. Adobe Rd, and other locations.
Fees are $80 for a year or $60 for a semester. After enrolling at the Open House, a member can register for as many classes that their schedule will allow by computer only on Tuesday, January 31 from 9:00 a.m. on. Arrangements will be made for those without computers.
For more information visit the NFLL website at newfrontiers.mesacc.edu, email firstname.lastname@example.org, write to Mesa Community College, New Frontiers for Lifelong Learning, Office of Community Partnerships, 7110 E. McKellips Rd., Room 222, Mesa, AZ 8507 or call 480-461-7497.