Back to School! Fall 2015 Adventures in Learning Classes

Monday, September 21 at Webster Hills UMC

  • Weights=Strength=Health

Swimming SoloTuesday, September 22 at Harrison Avenue MBC

  • Author Visit: Susan Rava Swimming Solo: A Daughters Memoir of Her Parents, His Parents and Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Chair Yoga with Jaime Sanchez

Thursday, September 24 at Douglass Manor

  • Line/Slide Dance

Friday, September 25 at Webster Hills UMCOnce Upon a Time in St. Louis

  • Author and Artist Marilynne Bradley Once Upon a Time in My Life
  • Mary Bufe, Webster/Kirkwood Times, The Inside Scoop on How Mary Writes Her Column
  • Ted Talks Discussion Group
  • Quick Witz Brain Fitness
  • Colored Pencil
  • New! T’ai Chi with Jaime Sanchez
  • Weights=Strength=Health and Chair Yoga

For time, location, fee, registration and other details go to the programs page.

Community Connection Coffee: Local Mayors Panel Discussion

coffeeLocal Mayors will present on an overview of senior topics in their respective communities followed by a Q&A.  Join the conversation to learn more about senior concerns and resources in your community.  Coffee provided.

Thursday, September 10, 9 am

Shepherd’s Center at Webster Hills UMC, 1333 West Lockwood, Glendale, MO 63122

The Community Connection Coffee is offered quarterly by the Shepherd’s Center to encourage conversation about topics if importance to older adults in our community.

For information and to register, call (314) 395-0988.

Great Decisions – Prepare to Discuss the World

Foreign Policy Association logoGreat Decisions 2015 Discussion Group – All New for Fall 2015

Facilitated by Don Conway Long, PhD,

Associate Professor of Anthropology, Webster University

 

Offered by the Shepherd’s Center in Collaboration with Kirkwood Public Library

Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs.  The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book and meeting in a group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today.  First four discussion topics:  Sectarianism in the Middle East, India Changes Course, US Policy Towards Africa, Syrian Refugee Crisis.

 

Class is Free, Great Decisions Briefing Book $20– Preregistration Required

Participants are encouraged to purchase a copy of the Great Decisions Briefing Book prior to class start.  For more information, registration and book order form go to the programs page and download a flyer or call the Shepherd’s Center at 314-779-9231.

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Shepherd’s Center July 27 to 31

Exercise at Harrison Avenue MBC and Douglass Manor

  • Chair Yoga Tuesdays 11:15 at Harrison Avenue
  • Line/Slide Dance Thursdays at Douglass Manor 10:00

For time, location, fee, registration and other details go to the programs page.


Mark GlenshawAdventures in Learning Highlights — Friday, July 31 at Webster Hills UMC

  • The Civil War and St. Louis, Roman Beauc, St. Louis Mercantile Library
  • Forest Park Owls: Hunting and Feeding Amazing Predators, Mark Glenshaw
  • Donnybrook “Our Turn” Discussion Group led by weekly provocateur Ted Forsyth
  • Conscious Body Alignment, Weights=Strength=Health and Chair Yoga

For time, location, fee, registration and other details go to the programs page.

 

Shepherd’s Center July 20 to 24

Exercise at Harrison Avenue MBC and Douglass Manor

  • Chair Yoga Tuesdays 11:15 at Harrison Avenue
  • Line/Slide Dance Thursdays at Douglass Manor 10:00

For time, location, fee, registration and other details go to the programs page.


lantern mobotAdventures in Learning Highlights – Friday, July 24 at Webster Hills UMC

  • Barn Quilt Art with Linn Acree
  • Visiting the Chinese Lanterns at Missouri Botanical Garden, Joe Dunne, Docent Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Donnybrook “Our Turn” Discussion Group led by weekly provocateur Joe Dunne
  • Conscious Body Alignment, Weights=Strength=Health and Chair Yoga

For time, location, fee, registration and other details go to the programs page.

Shepherd’s Center July 13 to 17

Exercise at Harrison Avenue MBC and Douglass Manor

  • Chair Yoga Tuesdays 11:15 at Harrison Avenue
  • Line/Slide Dance Thursdays at Douglass Manor 10:00

For details, call 314-779-9231.


Robert WheelerAdventures in Learning Highlights – Friday, July 17 at Webster Hills UMC

  • Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro and Breaking the Guinness Book of World Records, Robert Wheeler, Oldest Climber to Reach the Summit
  • A History of Cartooning: Hundreds of Years of Artists, Tom Engelhardt, Retired Cartoonist, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • Donnybrook “Our Turn” Discussion Group led by weekly provocateur Mary Beth Reynolds
  • Conscious Body Alignment, Weights=Strength=Health and Chair Yoga

 

For time, location, fee, registration and other details go to the programs page.

Shepherd’s Center July 6 to 10

Exercise at Harrison Avenue MBC and Douglass Manor

  • Chair Yoga Tuesdays 11:15 at Harrison Avenue
  • Line/Slide Dance Thursdays at Douglass Manor 10:00

For details, call 314-779-9231


Images of America Webster Groves Book Cover AIL 7 10Summer Adventures in Learning Starts Friday July 10!

Guest Speaker Highlights and Exercise Opportunities:

  • Author Visit: Images of America-Webster Groves with Authors Emma DeLooze-Klein, Deborah Ladd and Tom Cooper, Webster Groves Public Library
  • Families of Mudds Grove and Other Historical Kirkwoodians presented by Nancy Reeves
  • Donnybrook “Our Turn” Discussion Group led by weekly provocateur Mary Beth Reynolds
  • Conscious Body Alignment, Weights=Strength=Health and Chair Yoga

For time, location, fee, registration and other details go to the programs page.

 

Shepherd’s Center June 29 to July 2

Exercise Options 3 Locations

  • Monday, Weights=Strength=Health at Webster Hills UMC
  • Tuesday, Chair Yoga at Harrison Avenue UMC
  • Thursday, Line Dance at Douglass Manor
  • Monday through Thursday, Open Gym Time for Walking in the Gym at Webster Hills UMC

For time, location, fee, registration and other details go to the programs page.

No Class Friday – Happy Fourth of July!

Community Connection Coffee – Seniors Count Initiative

Prseniors count logoesented by Jamie Opsal, MSG, Project Manager of Seniors Count of Greater St. Louis

Wednesday, June 24, 9:30 am

Oak Bend Public Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave., 63122

The Seniors Count Initiative is a new community effort to help improve the health, nutrition, and quality of life of people who are 60 years of age or older in the St. Louis region. Our region, like other communities across the nation, need to prepare for the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead with much-anticipated shifting demographics.

Community Connection Coffees are offered quarterly by the Shepherd’s Center to enhance conversation about topics of importance to older adults in our community. For more information and to register, call (314) 395-0988.

Shepherd’s Center – June 15 to June 19

Exercise Options 5 Days a Week at 3 Locationsweights class

  • Monday, Weights=Strength=Health at Webster Hills UMC
  • Tuesday, Chair Yoga at Harrison Avenue UMC
  • Thursday, Line Dance at Douglass Manor
  • Friday; Weights=Strength=Health, T’ai Chi and Chair Yoga at Webster Hills UMC
  • Monday through Thursday, Open Gym Time for Walking in the Gym at Webster Hills UMC

For time, location, fee, registration and other details go to the programs page.


Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Tour and Lunch at Rigazzi’s

Tuesday, June 16, carpool leaves Harrison Avenue MBC at 12:30

Pre-registration required, call (314) 779-9231 for details.


J.U.L.I.E.T.S. 

Just Us Ladies Interested In Eating Together

Wednesday, June 17 lunch at Steak and Rice, called (314) 395-0988 for details.


Friday Classes at Webster Hills UMC

  • Colored Pencil Art with Kris Scharfenberger, Artist and Owner, KhrisArt
  • Quick Witz Brain Training

For time, location, fee, registration and other details go to the programs page.