PALS Fall 2021 Classes

Come To Our Enrichment Classes

PALS (Perimeter Adult Learning Services) is pleased to announce that it will be presenting classes for the Fall 2021 session running for 8 weeks on Mondays, September 13 – November 1. 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:


10:00 – 11:00 am – Why? Explaining the Holocaust – Dan O’Lone will answer the basic questions about the Holocaust such as Why the Jews? Why the Germans? Why Murder?

10:00 – 11:00 am – Introduction to Genealogy – Bob Sapp will show how to trace your ancestry and create a family tree using tools such as census, birth, marriage, death and military records among others. Use of a downloaded internet program is highly recommended.

10:00 am – 12:15pm –  Mah Jongg  –   Bring your own Mah Jongg card and come play.  There is no instructor for this weekly session.

10:00am – 12:15pm –  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 Origins of Rock and Roll – Tom Dell will trace the roots of rock and roll beginning with slave songs through ragtime, the Blues, the Big Bands, country music and Jazz up to the 1950s when the term “rock and roll” was first coined by Cleveland disc jockey Alan Freed.

11:15 am – 12:15 pm – How to Make Smart Use of Your Smartphone – BH Technology Group will show you how to make use if your IPhone and Android phone beyond making calls and reading email. You will learn all about the settings on your phone and get in depth training on matters such as texting, taking and sending photos, keeping a calendar and creating lists and notepads. There will be separate but concurrent classes for the IPhone and Android phones.

11:15 am – 12:15 pm – The “Real” Hamlet – Michelle Friedman will discuss the five versions of Hamlet attributed to Shakespeare. After viewing Kenneth Branagh’s four hour video, which compiles nearly all of the lines of the several versions, the class will decide which is the real “Hamlet,” which originally ran for only two hours.