PALS WINTER 2022 CLASSES

Come To Our Enrichment Classes

PALS (Perimeter Adult Learning Services) is pleased to announce that it will be presenting classes for the Winter 2022 session running for 8 weeks on Mondays, January 3 – February 28 (no classes January 17). The classes will be at Dunwoody United Methodist Church once again. Masks are required inside the church. A detailed description of the classes is as follows:

MONDAY CLASSES

10:00 am – 11:00 am – The Maya and Aztec – Tom McEIhinny will discuss how the Maya and Aztec cultures flourished from 4000 BC until the arrival of the Spaniards in 1500 AD in Mesoamerica, including how advanced those cultures were and their ultimate downfall at the hands of the Spaniards.

10:00 am – 1:45 pm Mah Jongg – Bring your own Mah Jongg card and come play. There is no instructor for the session- just fun and self-evaluation.

10:00 am – 1:45 pm Open Bridge for Experience Players – Roger Hester, Coordinator. There is no instructor for this weekly session – just fun and self-evaluation.

11:15 am – 12:15 pm- The Holy Land Revealed Part 2 – Rabbi Scott Colbert will present and discuss selected videos from Professor Jodi Magness’s program “The Holy Land Revisited” covering the time of Jesus to approximately 200 A.D. when the Jews were finally expelled from the Holy Land.

11:15 am – 12 :15 pm – (First 4 Weeks) – Improving Your Health and Fitness Using your Smartphone – BH Technology Group will show how apps on your Smartphone can help find healthier food, track your fitness, etc as well as how other wearable technology (Fitbit and Apple Watch) can go even further in that regard.

11:15 am – 12:15 pm (Second 4 Weeks) – Aging in Place is an Illusion – The 4 Hazards of Aging in Place – Brandt Ross will present his updated program on what to consider when you are deciding whether to stay in your home or move to a senior residence and the hazards of remaining in your present home “forever.” He will also give advice on selling your home, downsizing and family impact.

11:15 am – 12:15 pm – Shakespeare’s Richard III – Michele Friedman will present her take on Shakespeare’s Richard III, was he a villain, a victim or something in between? Various clips of the play will be shown to help the class decide