Boxed Lunch Brigade Week of March 21

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The Academy for Lifelong Learning is having box lunches delivered March 21, 12:30-1:30 pm March 22, 11 am-1:30 pm March 23, 11 am-1:30 pm This is simply a courtesy to you to enjoy lunch with classmates. All you need to do is: 1. Know What day or days you want to have lunch at The Academy 2. RSVP 3. Bring $ to the Academy ON THE DAY YOU WILL EAT LUNCH. A variety of lunches will be offered. If you don't eat meat or bread, please check the vegetarian option. PLEASE  RSVP ...

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Opera Colorado Young Artists 3/28

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L’Elisir d’Amore / The Elixir of Love Free to Academy members and their Guests Tues, March 28, 11:30 am-1 pm - Sanctuary Experience the one-hour, English language version of Donizetti's romantic comedy, The Elixir of Love.  With a few costumes, and a portable set, the Young Artists will deliver the fun of this live opera performance. Can the bumbling peasant Nemorino win the heart of the beautiful Adina with the help of a magic “elixir” from the snake-oil-salesman, Dulcamara? Come ...

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Where’s My Classroom?

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When school starts, where do you go to find your class? Right Here! Room + Days Courses Meet -S17 - FINAL Click here for your FACILITY MAP Click here for your DRIVING ...

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Course Descriptions Now, Register Jan. 5

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CLICK on the courses tab, course overview to see the classes LOOK for the little triangles next to the headings to sort by title, day or time. MAKE NOTE of the classes you'd like to take. REGISTER online JAN 5 at 7 a.m. At that point, the "Add to Cart" buttons will be available! More in depth details for registration can found at http://academyll.org/registration/ Those who would still like to download and print a registration form can do so on Jan. 5 at 7. a.m. Mail your form ...

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IN MEMORIAM: Lois Martin

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The Academy has lost a dear friend, a tireless worker and a relentless Academy supporter with the passing of Lois Martin. Since the Academy’s inception Lois was always found in numerous classes, taking notes and adding her thoughts and perspective to the discussion.  For many years she led the ‘Experts and Entertainers’ class of lunchtime speakers and discussion. She pursued every lead and every speaker suggestion to line up a broad variety of people and topics for our members’ ...

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Dec. 6 is Your Day-Boost Your Academy Donation

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Support The Academy for Lifelong Learning on Colorado Gives Day! Tuesday, December 6, 2016 is the day thousands of donors will come together to support Colorado nonprofits like ours.  Our goal is to raise $20,000. Your support helps the Academy to: ·        Replace and upgrade classroom A/V equipment ·        Maintain low membership and tuition fees ·        Program up to six special events each year ·        Provide scholarships to those in need ·   ...

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Muffins, Juice-And We’ll Sweeten the Pot

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Join Us Oct. 27 at 9 a.m. for fun and social time. $5 gets you juice, muffin and coffee.  We're also holding a drawing for this beautiful ceramic orb by artist Bil Buhler, our Board president. It was made on a pottery wheel and then raku fired.  If you don’t have class that day, still feel free to come and enjoy. No RSVP necessary. The drawing will be held at the break at 11:15. And here's even more Events for you and a friend to enjoy. Print the Fall 2016 Academy Events Oct. 25, 1 ...

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MANY EVENTS in OCT/NOV

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Academy Event Calendar--Now Put It On Your CALENDAR Oct. 25, 1 p.m.: The Academy Readers Theatre Group is performing its coursework, Arsenic and Old Lace, in the Music Room, 161, on Oct. 25 at 1 p.m. No need to RSVP. All Academy members are invited. There are 60 seats. Oct. 27, 9:00: Sweeten the Pot! Muffins/Juice/Drawing , Just for the Fun of It. $5 per person. We’re hoping you’ll join us for a light breakfast before class. Please come at 9:00 for friends and frivolity! If you ...

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Social Security Reform this Thurs, Noon

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From AARP:  "If our leaders don’t act, people will soon face a 25% cut to benefits. That means seniors will need to make ends meet with almost $10,000 less a year." This Thursday, Oct. 13 at noon at The Academy, AARP Colorado is hosting an information session on the challenges faced by social security. This session is your opportunity to ask questions social security and learn about Take A Stand, a new grassroots effort pressuring candidates to take action & put forward plans for social ...

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IN MEMORIAM: Ralph Plimpton

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With the recent death of Ralph Plimpton, The Academy has lost a friend, active participant, former Board President, and proud supporter of The Academy and lifelong learning in general.  Ralph's allegiance to The Academy was a testament to lifelong learning as seen here, in an excerpt from a Denver Post article from 2010: "Following his retirement as owner of a successful consulting business, Ralph Plimpton found himself in the same unchartered waters that many seniors navigate when ...

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