PALS SUMMER 2022 CLASSES

Come To Our Enrichment Classes

PALS (Perimeter Adult Learning Services) is pleased to announce that it will be presenting classes for the Summer 2022 session running for 6 weeks on Mondays, June 20 – August 1 (no class July 4). The classes will be at Dunwoody Baptist Church once again. Masks are required inside the church. A detailed description of the classes is as follows:

10 am – 11 am –  Author Talks – We will have 12 local authors (2 each class) speaking about their writing history and their books, The topics will include history, childrens’ books, historical fiction, southern gothic, religious, crime thrillers, romantic suspense and memoirs, 

10 am – 11 am  –Financial and Estate Planning for Seniors – Sally Bayliss of Edward Jones and Heather Nadler, JD of Nadler and Biernath will present classes including Estate Planning from both the legal and financial aspects, Elder Law, Making Your Money Last in Retirement, Tax Free Investing and Avoiding Scams With Your Finances.

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 Experienced Players There is no instructor for this weekly session – just fun and self-evaluation.

11:15 am – 12:15 pm –  Art History  (The Italian Renaissance) –  Marilyn Morton returns with her art history survey, this time beginning in the 1300s with the art of Giotto, who turned art toward nature as inspiration instead of following existing conventions of the Byzantine era. This resulted in the brilliant art of the 1400s in Florence and the 1500s in Rome. Artists to be discussed include Giotto, Raphael, diVinci and Michelangelo. 

 

11:15 am – 12:15 pm – Gamechangers – Brandt Ross will regale us again with his stories and songs about people who changed the course of American history as well as significant events that allowed the country to move forward. Included will be discussions about Memorial, D-Day and Flag Day, 4 Women of Valor, Andrew Jackson, Jackie Robinson and Moe Berg, Civil War celebrities Sullivan Ballou and Joshua Chamberlain and U.S Marshall Bass Reeves.