Tag: NAIL

New Adventures Members Return to the Classroom!

Jan Bobbett and Mary Kenny The New Adventures in Learning (NA) fall semester is offering more than 50 classes (lectures, roundtable discussions, and computer-related classes) as registration continues throughout the semester, ending mid-December. After more than a year of online classes, NA members will be welcomed back “on campus” at the Chandler-Gilbert Community College’s Sun…

NAIL: Adventures in Learning Start Here!

Jan Bobbett and Mary Kenny Adventures are fun to anticipate. And that’s what New Adventures (NA) in Learning is all about. For example, earlier this summer, we were anticipating learning how scientists came to develop vaccines for current and previous pandemics. Bobbie Reed’s class did not disappoint! Not all adventures make your heart beat faster,…

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Gene Lariviere's upcoming class is based on The Burning: Massacre, Destruction, and the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921.

Add Sizzle to Your Lazy Days of Summer! Mary Kenny The long days of summer are great for lounging about, reading a good book, hanging out at the pool, and leaving routine and chores behind. It is also the perfect time to learn something new, whether you remain here in the neighborhood or spend summers…

NAIL: Looking Forward to Interesting Times Ahead

New Adventures President-elect Rob Truman will present Free and Open-Source Software to members via Zoom in April.

Mary Kenny While 2020 was a very difficult year for most of us, 2021 holds great promise. The coming months offer us opportunities to connect with each other and challenge ourselves with new adventures. New Adventures in Learning (NA) is also exploring how to enhance the NA experience for our members during the coming months.…

NAIL: 60 Classes to Take at Home

Betsy Dyson's upcoming class helps adults over 50 regain and maintain fitness.

Mary Kenny Staying interested in new ideas or just engaging with others can be a challenge in the best of times, but with the pandemic keeping most of us at home more hours than we like, there’s a way to enjoy learning that is safe and fun. New Adventures in Learning is offering its spring…

New Adventures Offers Its Spring Semester

'Safe and Secure Online - Seniors Edition' will be presented by Frank Bertola in February.

Mary Kenny Greetings to all those who are new or returning to New Adventures. Members of New Adventures (NA) enjoy learning, and the good news is that our program is ready with classes for them—and for you—for our spring semester which begins in February. We call our members lifelong learners, and you might value lifelong…

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Bill Haskell discusses the American Revolution in his December class.

Continue to Grow—In a Good Way Mary Kenny You have probably heard of New Adventures (NA) in Learning, our community’s lifelong learning program. Did you know that NA is the place to explore your interests and challenge your curiosity? Each of us has interests—maybe even goals—outside our formal schooling and jobs. We are natural learners,…

Easy-to-Access Online Classes

In "Before America Roared," Bill Gates examines the period leading up to the Roaring 20s.

Mary Kenny This year, fall classes at New Adventures started in late September, and extended into December. Classes continue to be offered online via Zoom. October classes are almost over, but it’s not too late to register for our 13 classes in November and December. If you are new to New Adventures in Learning, here…

New Adventures Offers Easy-to-Access Online Classes

Meet Jenn Lopez, library manager at Robson Library

Mary Kenny New Adventures in Learning is our very own lifelong learning program for residents of Sun Lakes, Chandler, Gilbert, and beyond, and it’s back in the business of providing classes to satisfy our curiosity, our need for information, and our desire to get together with others. Of course, “getting together” takes on a new…

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Bill Haskell, President of New Adventures' Governing Council

Message from the President Bill Haskell, President of New Adventures’ Governing Council Since last month’s article, the pace of New Adventures’ implementation of the Zoom online, distance learning, video-based platform has accelerated.  We are now on schedule to go live with 20 to 30 classes for the fall semester, beginning in early October. While the…