Tag: Restless Minds

Restless Minds Topic: Finally, the Elections

Bill Gates The seemingly unending election process that began two years ago is nearing its conclusion. Or, if you believe some of the skeptics, Election Day won’t decide the presidential races and other key races definitively. The Restless Minds discussion group will explore this year’s tumultuous election and its potential aftermath when the group meets,…

Education Is Topic for Restless Minds

Bill Gates It’s no secret the demands and pressures on public schools have changed considerably in recent decades. The Restless Minds discussion group will explore these changes in education when the group meets at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11, in the Sewing Room of Oakwood’s Arts & Crafts Center. Discussion leaders Dar and John Brasch,…

Restless Minds will focus on recycling

Bill Gates This has been a tough year for recycling. Several countries, most notably China, have either cut back or eliminated recyclable items they will accept and process. And here in the United States, waste management companies are increasingly sending many recyclable items to landfills. At its November meeting, the Restless Minds discussion group will…

Restless Minds to look at immigration policy

  The Restless Minds discussion group will tackle the issue of immigration when the group meets at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 12, in the Sewing Room of Oakwood’s Arts & Crafts Center. Discussion leader Kyle Patterson wants to address the question of what sort of border we should have. Although most Americans agree that the…

Restless Minds tackle controversial topic

  The Restless Minds discussion group will tackle one of the most controversial issues of the past half-century during its first meeting of 2019. “Pro-Life and Pro-Choice” is the topic when the group meets at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 8, in the Sewing Room of Oakwood’s Arts & Crafts Center. Discussion leader Dar Brasch wants…

Restless Minds explore Lotto mania

  One thing and one thing only seemed to break through the incessant drumbeat of the recent political campaign – Lotto mania. At its December meeting, the Restless Minds discussion group will explore government-sponsored lotteries from several different angles. The group will meet at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 11, in the Sewing Room of Oakwood’s…

Election is focus for Restless Minds discussion

  Bill Gates It happens every two years: The upcoming election is labelled to “most important” or “most consequential” of our lifetimes. This year, it may be true. The Restless Minds discussion group will explore the issues, key personalities and implications of this year’s elections when it meets on Tuesday, October 9. The group meets…

Restless Minds: What is patriotism?

Bill Gates The pro football season delivered a knock-down battle when numerous players “took a knee” during playing of the National Anthem. At its next meeting, the Restless Minds discussion group will explore the treacherous minefield of expressions of patriotism and freedom of speech. The discussion will be held from 7:00-9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November…