Itineraries for Study Groups (PDFs)

For Spring (in alphabetical order)

2017 Great Decisions, Tuesdays, March 7 – April 25, 1:30 – 3:45 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

African- American Short Stories, Mondays, April 10 – May 8, 10:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Peoria Public Library Lakeview Branch

America and the Great War:  Centennial Remembrances and Reflections, Tuesdays, March 28 – April 18, 9:30 – 11:45 a.m., Washington District Library

Arguments for and Against the “Promise of Artificial Intelligence, Tuesdays, April 18 – May 16, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Fiction Writing: Tell Me a Story, Mondays, March 6 – April 10, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Frontline Front Row: Current/Public Affairs Discussions, Wednesdays, May 3 – May 31, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Great Geological Wonders, Thursdays, April 27 – May 11, 3:00 – 4:45 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Introduction to Wine, Tuesdays, May 2 – May 23, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., Heartis Senior Living Village

Lies, Damn Lies, and Libel:  Freedom of the Press and the Supreme Court, Thursdays, March 16 – April 13, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Spies, Subterfuge, and Skulduggery: A Look at Cold War Espionage, Thursdays, April 20 – May 25, 1:00 – 3:15 p.m., Humana Guidance Center

The Battle of Britain:  How a Few Good Men and Women of the RAF Saved the United Kingdom from Invasion, Thursdays, April 27 – May 25, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

The Brain: The Story of You, Tuesdays, March 7 – April 11, 8:15 – 10:30 a.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

The Pleasures of Sadness: Paint, Poetry, and Prose, Fridays, March 31 – May 12 (skip April 14), 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Understanding the World’s Greatest Structures, Thursdays, March 23 – April 27, 9:30 – 11:45 a.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Willa Cather: Stories from the American Prairie, Tuesdays, March 21 – April 11, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

You’re Sure to Fall in Love With Old Cape Cod, Mondays, April 17 – May 22, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

For Winter (in alphabetical order)

Bon Appetit:  A Celebration of Julia Child, Mondays, January 23 – February 27, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Contemplative Prayer, Mondays, January 23 – February 27, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Henri J. M. Nowen - The Journey Home, Fridays, January 20 – February 24, 9:30 – 11:45 a.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Mothers, Wives, Virgins, Harlots, and Pinups: Depictions of Women in the History of Art, Mondays, February 6 – February 27, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

"Never Complain, Never Explain,"  So Says Dorothy Parker, Tuesdays, January 17 – February 21, 1:15 – 3:30 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

No, No, Not In Our Town:  Peoria's Growing Opiate Crisis, Tuesdays, January 24 – February 28, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Spies, Subterfuge, and Skullduggery:  A Look at Cold War Espionage, Thursdays, January 19 – February 23, 1:00 – 3:15 p.m., Humana Guidance Center

The Gene:  Why We Are Who We Are, Wednesdays, January 18 – February 22, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Will Your Next Jimmy John's Sandwich Be Delivered By a Drone?, Wednesdays, January 18 – February 8, 1:15 – 3:30 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center