PALS Winter 2021 Classes

Come To Our Enrichment Classes

PALS (Perimeter Adult Learning Services) is pleased to announce that it will be presenting classes for the Winter 2021 session running for 8 weeks on Mondays AND Wednesdays beginning January 11, 2021 and running through March 3, 2021. The classes will be virtual using the Zoom platform. A detailed description of the classes is as follows:


10:00 – 11:00   The Vice-Presidency: A Heartbeat Away — Kathy Vail and Shirley Jurczyk will be discussing the evolutionary relationship between the Vice-President and the President from the time of Eisenhower/Nixon to Biden/Harris with all the behind the scenes drama

11:15 – 12:15   Through the Lens of Behavioral Science — Shai Robkin will continue to explore different events and phenomena in the world through the lens of behavioral economics and social psychology. The class will focus on how human beings confront the challenges of modern society and how they make decisions, both large and small


10:00 – 11:00   Behind the Scenes at the Atlanta Journal Constitution

January 13: Editor-in-Chief Kevin Riley — How the newspaper is changing as its looks to the future.

January 20: Investigative Editor Ken Foskett — Watchdog journalism and finding the story in a sea of public records.

January 27: Atlanta Falcons beat reporter D. Orlando Ledbetter — Covering pro football in the digital age.

February 3: Education blogger Maureen Downey — Education issues and how her blog creates community conversations.

February 10: Editorial cartoonist Mike Luckovich — Cartooning during the Trump presidency and beyond.

February 17: Deputy Managing Editor Leroy Chapman — Putting Metro Atlanta’s most important issues before a digital audience.

February 24: Food and Dining Editor Ligaya Figueras — Atlanta’s restaurant scene and the pandemic.

March 3: Visual journalist Ryon Horne — Telling stories with photos, videos and award-winning documentaries.

11:15 – 12:15   Eat Healthy, Live Longer, Stay Strong — Dieticians from Northside Hospital will present the following classes:

January 13: Chrissy Williams — Nutrition Basics

January 20: Kristin Cuculovski — Nutrition and Cancer Prevention

January 27: Rachel Josey — Heart Healthy Nutrition

February 3: Lisa Ellenberger — Nutrition and the Immune System

February 10: Lauren Cicinelli — Nutrition and Exercise

February 17: Katie Norris — Being Wise with Portion Size 

February 24: Ziaieh Jafari — Focus on Fiber

March 3: Gila Daman — Cooking for 1 (or 2) with Little Cooking