Lifelong Learning Semester Schedule Announced

February 11, 2013

Categories: General News

The spring 2013 semester of Lifelong Learning, the community enrichment programs sponsored by Tabor College will begin on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. The sessions will start at 9:45 a.m. and are held in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center Lobby. Cost is $4 per session or $15 for the entire semester. Rates for couples are $29 for the semester.

Director Connie Isaac is encouraged by the upcoming roster of presenters. “We are thankful for the unusually capable and truly interesting speakers who are committed to help make our lecture series successful,” said Isaac. “Though most of the audience participants are neighbors from Marion County, it’s been particularly exciting to see folks come from Sedgwick, Harvey, Reno, and Dickinson counties as well.” Be sure to continue fellowship in the Tabor Cafeteria with an optional all-you-care-to-eat discounted lunch following the sessions. We look forward to seeing old friends and making new ones along the way! The entire series schedule is as follows:

Feb. 22 – Steve Vincent, Hillsboro, will be singing as well as sharing his talents on the piano and handbells. He will also be expressing his thoughts on the musical selections and let us join him on a couple familiar songs.

March 1- Photographer Harland Schuster will be speaking about the adventures he had while traveling across Kansas shooting for a book that was a special project of the Kansas Sampler Foundation.

March 8 – Former Tabor College President, Larry Nikkel. He will speak from his recently published autobiography about insights from his family life and leadership experiences. Soprano, Janie Brokenicky will also perform two favorites

March 15 – Author Jim Beck, will discuss his recent book, “Toward a More Perfect Union: The Settlement of Union Township, Clay County, Kansas.”

March 22, Spring Break No Session

March 29, Good Friday – No Session

April 5 – Donavon Schmidt – Glassware collector will speak about the “ins and outs” of antique glassware. He will be bringing some of his pieces for us to look at. Schmidt invites those who have their own collection to bring a piece to hear his personal comments.

April 12 – Jon Wiebe, President and CEO of MB Foundation, Hillsboro, Wiebe, will encourage and inform us of changes retirees are facing.

April 19 – Betty Baerg Lofland will share her experiences while teaching in the Middle East and China for the past 35 years. Lofland and her husband now live in Pasadena, Calif. for six months of the year while spending the rest of the time in Macao, China.

April 26 – Group fellowship and listening to the Cottonwood River Band play country, gospel.and blue grass.