Adventures in Learning Programming
Adventures in Learning is going VIRTUAL!
November 2, 2020 - November 6, 2020
The Shepherd's Center of Charlotte will resume the much anticipated and attended Adventures in Learning (AIL)! Join us for the fall session of one week of fun and diverse topics provided by a great group of instructors. Classes will be held twice a day for one hour. Register for one class or all ten! Registration is a flat fee of $30.
Check Out the Fall Courses...
Food From Home Tom Hanchett
What foods remind you of your growing up? That question will be a springboard for exploring Charlotte’s diverse food traditions today – including tasty restaurant tips from Tom Hanchett’s long-running "Food from Home” column in the Charlotte Observer.
Monday, November 2 10:00 am
Feng Shui Dr. Leang Kim Eap
Dr. Leang Kim Eap is a Naturopathic doctor and Feng Shui consultant with a background in Chemical Engineering, computer programming and management. She has been practicing Naturopathic Medicine for over 26 years and has more than 25 years of experience in Feng Shui and Geomancy. Dr. Eap will demystify this subject and enlighten what Feng Shui is in the 21st century.
Monday, November 2 2:00 pm
The Feldenkrais Method Paula Alonso
The Feldenkrais method is a movement class that will help you move with greater ease and comfort in your daily life. Regular Feldenkrais classes help improve balance, increase flexibility, and reduce aches and pains. The movements are done slowly and mindfully sitting in chairs.
Tuesday, November 3 10:00am
Breast Thermography Gaye Walden
This is not just for ladies! Gaye will provide information on Breast Thermography, a safe and painless screening for all individuals at every age. This presentation will highlight lifestyle choices and changes you can make to improve and maintain good breast health, including the importance of breast lymphatic massage.
Tuesday, November 3 2:00pm
Opportunities to Save Money – Medicare
Whether you’ve been on Medicare for 5 months or 5 years+, this presentation is for you. Ms. Aronovitz will discuss tips for you to get the most out of your Medicare the program, what to do if Medicare denies one of your claims, how and when to change medical plans, why you should assess your drug plan every year, and little known preventive benefits Medicare offers for free.
Wednesday, November 4 10:00am
Music, Jazz and the Harlem Renaissance Dawn Anthony
An overview of America's gift of the music to the world- jazz, Dawn Anthony will share the history of its origins in New Orleans and its journey throughout America and then the world. One of its main (but not only) places of cultivation was in Harlem, New York. Harlem became an epicenter of artistic creation just before the 1920's. Dawn Anthony will share some of the wonderful sights and sounds that impacted generations to come!
Wednesday, November 4 2:00pm
Real Estate for Seniors Rob Wachter
A Seniors Real Estate Specialist will discuss the difficult task of “right sizing” in today’s world and explain the difference between a repair and an improvement and which is best for return on investment.
Thursday, November 5 10:00am
If Pills Could Talk Rusty Ryan
Rational, safe, effective and economical use of medication in the older adult by Rusty Ryan. He is emeritus trustee of the Shepherd's Center of America and professor of Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology.
Thursday, November 5 2:00pm
History of the Carolinas Dr. Tom Cole
Explore the history of The Old North State. Whether you have lived here for a long time or one of our newer residents this class will provide an insight to the topics as well as perhaps answer some of your questions about our great state and city.
Friday, November 6 10:00am
Brain Games Angela Burrow
Join in a class discussing how the brain ages. Brain exercise encourages us to be intention, pay attention and focus. We will try fun exercises that will shake up your routine, activate your senses and encourage your brain cells to make new connections.
Friday, November 6 2:00pm
* Preregistration is required.