Itineraries for Study Groups (PDFs)

For Fall (in alphabetical order)

Chemistry’s Foundation: The Periodic Table, Mondays, October 26 – November 16, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Coming to the Promised Land: New Immigrants in America, Wednesdays, September 2 – September 30, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Peoria Public Library

East Asian Religious Texts: Zen Buddhism, Tuesdays, October 6 – November 10, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Michel Student Center

Everything You Wanted to Know About Perspective but Were Afraid to Ask, Mondays, September 14 – October 19, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., UnityPoint Methodist North

Exploring the Natural World and Our Impact, Mondays, September 28 – October 19, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Five U.S. Poet Laureates and One Scottish Bard, Thursdays, October 1 – November 5, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

iPad for Lifelong Learning, Tuesdays, September 8 – October 6, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Lunch with Friends at 58 Avenue Foch:  The Life and Times of Dean and Anne Jay, Mondays, November 2 – November 30, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Peoria Next Innovation Center

Mindfulness/Mindlessness: What's It Going to Be? Making the Case for Engagement in the World Around Us, Mondays, September 28 – November 2, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m., Michel Student Center

Study Group Facilitator Training, Monday, August 31, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

The Brothers Booth and Lincoln's Martyrdom, Fridays, October 30 – November 20, 9:30 – 11:45 a.m., United Presbyterian Church

TED Talks #3 for Lifelong Learners, Tuesdays, September 8 – October 6, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

The Great Bridge, Tuesdays, October 6 – November 3, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m., Humana Guidance Center

Women of the Middle East, Fridays, September 11 - October 2, 10:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., UnityPoint-Methodist North

Workshop for Life Story Writers, First Thursday of the Month, September 3 – December 3, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Universalist Unitarian Church

Writing the Stories of Your Life, Part I, Every other Thursday, September 10 – November 19, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Universalist Unitarian Church

For Summer (in alphabetical order)

Anne Frank – The Rest of the Story, Tuesdays, June 30 – July 28, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Banned Books II, Thursdays, June 11 – July 23 (skip July 2), 1:30 – 3:00 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Five Came Back:  Hollywood and World War II, Tuesdays, June 9 – July 14, 9:30 – 11:45 a.m. Humana Guidance Center

Georgia O’Keeffe – Her Life and Art, Thursdays, August 6 – August 27 , 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

iPad for Lifelong Learning, Mondays, July 20 – August 17, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Renewing Peoria from the Ground Level Up, Tuesdays, July 21 – August 25, 9:30 – 11:45 a.m. United Presbyterian Church

Saving Europe’s Cultural Heritage:  The Monuments Men During World War II, Mondays, June 8 – June 29, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald: Trouble in Paradise, Wednesdays, July 15 – August 12, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Study Group Facilitator Training, Thursday, June 25, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

TED Talks #2 for Lifelong Learners, Mondays, July 20 – August 17, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Teddy, Franklin, and Eleanor:  A Look at the Three Roosevelts with Ken Burns, Thursdays, May 7 - June 18, 10:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Humana Guidance Center

The Bridge between Science and Spirit: Quantum Physics, Mondays, June 1 – June 22, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Michel Student Center