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The Joy of Learning after 50

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Fall 2009 Back-to-School Kickoff
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 • 8:30-11:00 a.m. Fannin Performance Hall

FREE!

Lu Mitchell

Live at Richland College

The unflappable prize-winning singer-songwriter entertains with

witty and insightful commentary on the absurdities of today’s complex society.

make you cry…she’s therapeutic! She has been described as a cross between Erma Bombeck and Alan Sherman. She’s a funny gal who cocks a saucy, irreverent eye at our mad, mad, mad world, like a banshee zonked on truth serum!

As she sings for seniors, Lu erases forever the stereotype of gray-haired frumps put out to pasture. She will make you laugh, she will

Includes coffee, muffins, your new Fall 2009 booklet, and an overview of our Emeritus fall classes. Help us grow - invite friends to come along with you. Call 972-238-6972 or 972-238-6958 to reserve your space for this FREE event.

Our mission is to provide affordable quality learning activities and volunteer opportunities that enable individuals 50 and over to stay intellectually challenged and enriched, physically fit and socially connected. Table of Contents Registration, Payment and General Information Emeritus Program Leadership ............................................................. 3 Emeritus Staff Contact Information ...................................................... 4 Richland Campus Map ............................................ Inside Back Cover . Credit and Non-Credit Courses Art ........................................................................................................ 5 . Computer Instruction & Booklist ..................................................... 5-10 . Enrichment Series ........................................................................ 11-12 . Financial Issues ................................................................................. 13 Games ..........................................................................................13-14 . Genealogy ......................................................................................... 14 . Humanities .................................................................................... 14-17 Music .................................................................................................. 17 Physical Fitness, Health and Wellness ......................................... 18-19 Special Events Fall 2009 Kickoff .......................................................Inside Front Cover . Trips ................................................................................................... 20 Bluff Dale Vineyard w/RoseMary Rumbley Garland Summer Musical Volunteer Opportunities at Richland .................................................. 21 Free Retirement Community Lectures Presbyterian Village North, Dallas ................................................ 22-23 Chambrel at Club Hill, Garland ..................................................... 24-25 The Forum at Park Lane, Dallas ................................................... 26-27 Other Important Information Emeri-News Electronic –Newsletter .................................................. 28 . Emeritus Non-Credit Class List ..................................................... 31-32 Emeritus & Boomer Websites .............................................................. 4 Boomer Program ............................................................................. 29-30

Welcome To Our Summer 2009 Program Schedule

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REGISTRaTION, PaymENT aNd GENERaL INFORmaTION TUITION WaIVER FOR CREdIT CLaSSES ONLy: Dallas County residents and/or property owners 65 and over who have lived in Texas at least one year may receive a tuition waiver for up to six college credit hours per semester. Proof of age and residency is required at the time of registration. This waiver does not apply to non-credit classes. Tuition for in district students under 65 years of age is $41 per academic hour. CREdIT CLaSS REGISTRaTION for all Emeritus Students Credit class registration is through the Emeritus office in Crockett Hall (C120). Call 972-238-6972 or 972-238-6958. Register early as applications can take up to 5 days to be processed. TR means Tuesday aNd Thursday. To pay for credit classes by phone, call 972-238-6326 or 6108. To get your grades call 972-613-1818. See the map (inside back cover) for building names and room locations. NON-CREdIT CLaSS REGISTRaTION (Non-credit classes are highlighted in color.) Non-credit class registration (including trips) is at the Continuing Education window in Thunderduck Hall or by phone at 972-238-6146 or 6147. (Mon-Thu 8:30am-7:00pm, Fri 8:30am-5:00pm, Sat 9:00am1:30pm) Cancellation policy for credit and non-credit classes: Refund of 100% will be made if requested prior to the first class meeting day. Cancellation policy for trips: Refer to the specific trip description in this booklet for cancellation and refund dates. You are able to pay by credit card on the web if you have previously registered and provided your e-mail address. Emeritus Credit Certificate Programs We offer two certificate programs: Arts & Letters and Computer Literacy. When Emeritus students have completed 12 credit hours in either program, they will earn an appropriate certificate. To obtain your certificate, bring your official transcript to our office. Transcripts are free and may be obtained from Admissions in Thunderduck Hall. Semester long classes begin Friday, June 5 through Friday, August 21st. The college is closed on these days: monday, may 25, 2009, memorial day Friday, July 3, 2009, Independence day Observed Saturday, July 4, 2009, Independence day

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Emeritus Program Leadership
Executive Committee Robert W. Barretto Dr. Masashi Kawasaki Winston Brown Elaine Sandilands Marjorie Henderson Ruth Snoddy Lynda Harrell If you are an Emeritus student and would like to join our Executive Committee, please contact Mitzi Werther at 972-238-6393 or e-mail Mitzi@dcccd.edu.

advisory Council Pat Carlyle, Associate Director, Senior Network Alliance Dr. Carl Davis, Psychotherapist, Retired Marjorie Henderson, Librarian, Jonsson School of Engineering, UTD Janice Kawasaki, Publicity Dietetics, Retired Dr. Laurie Lipson, Associate Dean Emeritus, Baylor College of Dentistry David Leopard, former FBI Agent Jack Lopez-Klein, Manufacturing Agent Consultant Annette Morganstern, The Senior Voice Kay Paggi, National Certified Gerontological Counselor Ben Parlapiano, Emeritus Volunteer Charles D. Pulman, Attorney Constance Smith, Manager, Office of Senior Affairs Dr. Sandra Steinbach, Psychiatrist Elaine Sullivan, Psychotherapist, Richland College Professor Dee Taylor, Author, Professional Speaker, Consultant Hughston Thomas, Retired Lou Wetherbee, Twenty-year Library Management Consultant Debra Wyatt, Liaison, Heart to Heart Hospice Ex officio Members Kay Eggleston, Richland College Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Economic Development Becky Jones, Richland College Associate Dean, Business Office Systems and Support Bill Neal, Richland College Physical Education Professor

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Emeritus Staff Contact Information
Visit our Emeritus Website at www.richlandcollege.edu/emeritus Office hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Office: Crockett Hall, Room C120 Director, Emeritus Program Outreach Coordinator Administrative Assistant: Coordinator of Volunteers: Coordinator of Volunteers: Department Assistant: Department Assistant: Mitzi Werther Teresa Love Janie Lossman Dee Ann Benson Chris Sanders Billye McSpedden Kay Bailey 972-238-6393 972 761-6790 972-238-6958 972-761-6734 972-761-6743 972-238-6972 972-238-6972

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Art Ceramics TR 9:30-2:00 6/8-8/6 Rm F179 Ceramics I aRTS 2311 8200 Credit (3 hours) Focus is on the building of pottery forms by coil, slab and use of the wheel. Glazing and firing are also included. (2 lec, 4 Lab) Ceramics II aRTS 2347 8200 Credit (3 hours) Students will study glaze technology and advanced problems in creation of artistic and practical ceramic works. (2 lec, 4 Labs) Instructor: Fred Sweet drawing I Credit (3 hours) aRTS 1316 8001 mTWRF 8:00-12:00 Jun 8-Jul 2 Rm F177 This beginning course investigates various media, techniques, and subjects. It explores perceptual and descriptive possibilities and considers drawing as a developmental process as well as an end in itself. (2 Lec, 4 Labs) Instructor: Tom motley Painting I, aRTS 2316 8200 Credit (3 hours) Painting II, aRTS 2317 8200 advanced Painting aRTS 2311 8201 FRI-Sa 12:00-4:00 may 15-aug 8 Rm F175 Instructor: Keith Williams (teaching all three painting classes concurrently) These studio courses stress fundamental concepts of painting with acrylics and oils. Emphasis is on painting from still life, models and the imagination. Open to all students. Painting I and II Credit (3 hours) aRTS 2316/2317 8250 & ARTS 2311 8251 May 17-Aug 9 Rm F175 Sunday 9:00-4:00 (No classes 5/24 and 7/5) Painting I and II - ARTS 2316/2317 8201 Advanced Painting - ARTS 2311 8202 Rm F175 MW 12:05-5:00 (No classes 5/25) Credit (3 hours) May 18-Aug 5

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Painting I and II Credit (3 hours) aRTS 2316/2317 8202 & ARTS 2311 8203 May 19 - Aug 6 Rm F175 TR 12:05-5:00 (No classes 5/25) Instructor: Bryce Lafferty (teaching all three painting classes concur-rently) These studio courses stress fundamental concepts of painting with acrylics and oils. Emphasis is on painting from still life, models and the imagination.Open to all students. 2D Design - ARTS 1311 8001 Advanced 2D Design - ARTS 2311 8001 Rm F175 Mon-Fri 8:00a.m.-12:00p.m. Instructor: Vicki Mayhan Open to all students. drawing aRTS 31 800 mTWRF 8:00-12:00 Rm F177 Instructor: Tom motley Credit (3 hours) Jun 8 - Jul 2

Credit (3 hours) Jun 8 - Jul 2

Computer Instruction (For computer textbook information, see page 10) Students with little or no computer experience are encouraged to take ABC Novice Level I and Level II before enrolling in computer software classes (MS Office or Photoshop Elements). aBC Novice Level I Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8201 TR 1:30-4:00 5/26-6/11 Rm B027 8202 SaT 9:00-12:55 5/30-6/20 Rm B001 8221 mW 1:30-4:00 7/13-7/29 Rm B027 Learn how to use the mouse, minimize, maximize, use desktop tools, manage your files, type a document and more. aBC Novice Level II Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8203 TR 1:30-4:00 6/16-7/2 Rm B027 8204 SaT 9:00-12:55 6/27-7/25 (no class 7/4) Rm B001 8222 mW 1:30-4:00 8/3-8/19 Rm B027 5b

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You’ve acquired the basics, now learn how to use My Computer and Windows Explorer to copy, delete, backup, access Help and delete cookies. Become familiar with Internet functions and search engines. adobe Premier Level I (No class on 7/3) Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8205 FRI 12:00-4:00 6/26-7/24 Rm B001 Get started quickly with easy moviemaking options and show your style with amazing video and audio effects. Make customized photo creations using themed layouts and even create dazzling interactive web galleries. adobe Premier Level II Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8223 FRI 12:00-4:00 7/31-8/21 Rm B001 Prerequisite: Adobe Premier-Level I. Keep photos and video clips at your fingertips with faster, easier downloading, custom tagging, powerful search options and viewing choices and the ability to easily sort and find photos the way. Make movies with all your video clips and photos. Move footage from camera to disc in a few simple steps. Quickly transform a sequence of scenes into a polished movie by adding a Move Theme or create your story with drag-and-drop ease in the Sceneline. Computer Keyboarding Basics Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8224 mW 10:00-12:30 7/20-8/5 Rm B005 You can improve your computer skills by becoming more proficient and accurate on the keyboard! This course provides an introduction to the computer keyboard including finger placement, body posture, finger movement and speed and accuracy building. Computer maintenance & Security Credit (1hour) ITSC 1191 8206 TR 1:30-4:00 5/26-6/11 Rm B001 Topics covered: Preventive maintenance, anti-virus software, Internet and computer security and protecting personal privacy. (No book needed) Computer Tips & Secrets Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8225 mW 1:30-4:00 7/20-8/5 Rm B001 Topics: Purchasing a Computer, Software Troubleshooting, Hardware Addition Troubleshooting, Backing Up Files, and Keyboard Shortcuts. (no book needed) digital Imaging & Scanning Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8207 mW 1:30-4:30 5/27-6/10 Rm B001 This introductory level course will cover the basics of capturing and using digital images. Get hands-on experience with digital cameras, flat bed and 35 mm slide scanners. Edit and enhance digital images for color prints, attachments to email and websites. 6

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digital Photo Books Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8208 FRI 12:00-4:00 5/29-6/19 Rm B001 Suggested Prerequisites: Photoshop Elements Levels I and II. Import your digital photos from Photoshop into digital photo books. Learn how to layout photos, use colorful page designs, and personalized covers to create a photo book. You will also learn how to upload your photo book to have it professionally printed. These photo books make great gifts and will preserve your treasured memories forever. Excel 2007 Level I Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8226 TR 1:30-4:00 7/14-7/30 Rm B001 Create, build, edit, format and print worksheets. Use formulas and functions and understand relative and absolute cell references. Excel 2007 Level II Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8227 TR 1:30-4:00 8/4-8/20 Rm B001 Prerequisite: Excel 2007- Level I. Plan and design charts, review formulas and functions, using lists, database applications and more. Internet, E-mail, eBay Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8209 mW 1:30-4:00 6/15-7/1 Rm B001 8228 SaT 9:00-12:55 8/1-8/22 Rm B001 Register for an e-mail account, read, reply, create and send e-mail messages. Get the news, maps, city guides and other information on the Internet. Explore buying and selling on eBay. (No book needed) The following Photoshop Elements 6.0 courses (pgs. 7-8) take advantage of the management and editing power of the latest version of Adobe Photoshop Elements 6.0. To understand its full power, students should take the first three courses in sequence. Photoshop Elements 6.0–Level I Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8210 TR 10:00-12:30 6/9-6/25 Rm B005 Learn Photoshop Elements 6.0 basics. Discuss importing images into the program. Use auto features to quickly fix a picture. Use a photo filter to adjust color tone. Discuss resolution and file formats. Sharpen and crop photos. Create a Web Photo Gallery. Photoshop Elements 6.0–Level II Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8230 TR 10:00-12:30 7/7-7/23 Rm B027 Learn to selectively adjust hue and saturation; convert an image to black and white; use paint and fill tools; apply a gradient; create a photo montage; use photo restoration tools; discuss color and RGB channels. 7

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Photoshop Elements 6.0–Level III Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8211 TR 1:30-4:00 6/9-6/25 Rm B005 8231 TR 10:00-12:30 7/28-8/13 Rm B027 Learn to apply Photoshop filters and effects. Work with layers to create special projects. Use transform feature to enlarge, scale, skew and distort pictures. Create special type effects and shapes. Photoshop Elements 6.0-Collage Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8229 TR 1:30-4:00 7/7-7/23 Rm B027 Suggested Prerequisite: Photoshop Elements Levels I, II, III. Learn the techniques of creating photographic montages. (No book needed) Photoshop Elements 6.0-Restoration Level I Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8232 TR 1:30-4:00 7/28-8/13 Rm B027 Suggested Prerequisite: Photoshop Elements Levels I, II, III. Restore by repairing damaged heirloom photos. Retouch by enhancing colored images, removing red eye and enhancing eye color. (No book needed) PowerPoint 2007 Level I Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8212 mW 1:30-4:00 6/29-7/15 Rm B005 Plan/create a basic presentation. Open, modify and enhance an existing presentation with text formatting, clip art and animated graphic images. PowerPoint 2007 Level II Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8233 mW 1:30-4:00 7/20-8/5 Rm B005 Suggested prerequisite: PowerPoint Level I. Create digital photo albums and professional looking presentation that incorporate embedded photos, charts, animated GIFs, sound/music and hyperlinks. Publisher 2007-Level III Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8213 mW 1:30-4:00 6/1-6/17 Rm B005 Prerequisite: Publisher I & II. Enhance a publication, improve a publication, work with multiple pages, use special features, use the design checker, design a banner and create greeting cards. Windows Vista – Level I Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8236 TR 1:30-4:00 7/7-7/23 Rm B005 Students will learn how to use the mouse, keyboard, and Desktop Start Menu, view Windows Vista Demos, use ease of Access Features, Manage Folders, Files and Programs, personalize windows, use e-mail, connect to and explore the Internet, and work with digital pictures.

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Windows Vista – Level II Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8237 TR 1:30-4:00 7/28-8/13 Rm B005 In the Level II class students will find out what’s new in Vista, use the control panel, view computer details, transfer files and settings. Students will also backup and restore, learn how to secure the computer, add new users, work with Windows Media Center, and learn how to buy a Computer Windows XP Level I Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8215 mW 1:30-4:30 5/27-6/10 Rm B027 This is a beginning course which will familiarize the students with the Windows XP Operating System. Students will explore the computer, keyboard, and mouse. Menus, keyboard shortcuts, and toolbars will be introduced. Two programs will be introduced—Microsoft Office Word and Paint. Students will create documents which will include the processes of naming, saving, and printing. A flash/thumb drive is required. Windows XP Level II Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8216 mW 1:30-4:30 6/15-7/1 Rm B027 Suggested Prerequisite: Windows XP Level I. This course will cover file management, managing files and folders on a CD, and compressing files and folders. Students will learn how to customize Windows, use the Control Panel, and maintain their computer. One session will explore the Internet using Microsoft Internet Explorer. A flash/thumb drive is required. Word 2007: Level I Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8217 SaT 1:00-5:00 5/30-6/20 Rm B001 8218 mW 1:30-4:006/8-6/24 Rm B029 Prerequisite: Keyboarding skills preferable. Learn to open, create, edit, save, print, close, and exit Word documents; select text, cut/copy/paste text, apply spelling and grammar checks and the thesaurus; use wizards/ templates, format with fonts, adjust line and paragraph spacing, and work with tabs and indents. Word 2007: Level II Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8219 mW 1:30-4:00 6/29-7/15 Rm B029 8220 SaT 1:00-5:00 6/27-7/25 Rm B001 (no class 7/4) Prerequisite: Word 2007: Level I. Focus on formatting document margins, sectioning documents, adding columns, applying bullets, page numbers, borders and shading, headers and footers, inserting clip art. Also creating, modifying and performing calculations in tables. Word 2007: Level III Credit (1 hour) ITSC 1191 8238 mW 1:30-4:00 7/20-8/5 Rm B029 8239 SaT 1:00-5:00 8/1-8/22 Rm B001 Prerequisite: Word 2007: Levels I & II. Work with graphics, create text boxes and charts, use AutoShapes, WordArt and the drawing canvas. Learn to create labels, mail merge and sort and merge records. 9

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BOOK LIST FOR COmPUTER CLaSSES Only classes requiring textbooks are listed below. (Flash /Thumb drives are highly recommended) aBC Novice: Welcome to the World of Computers, 2nd edition ISBN: 9781591361510 adobe Premier Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 & Adobe Premier Elements 4, Classroom in a Book, 2008 Adobe Press ISBN: 9780321533951 digital Imaging and Scanning: Welcome to Digital Photography, Marcia Reifman ISBN: 159136065X Excel 2007: Microsoft Office Excel 2007—Illustrated Introductory, Elizabeth Eisner Reding ISBN: 9781423905219 Photoshop Elements 6—Levels I, II, III: The Photoshop Elements 6 Book for Digital Photographers (Voices That Matter)—Kelby, 2008, Peachpit Press ISBN: 9780321524645 PowerPoint 2007—Levels I, II: Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007—Illustrated Introductory, David Beskeen ISBN: 9781423905240 Publisher 2007: Microsoft Office Publisher 2007—Illustrated Introductory Elizabeth Eisner Reding ISBN: 9781423905288 Windows Vista Windows Vista for Seniors, Visual Steps ISBN: 9789059052741 Windows XP: Microsoft Windows XP—Illustrated Introductory, Service Pack 2 Edition, Johnson ISBN: 1418860417 Word 2007: Microsoft Office Word 2007—Illustrated Introductory, Jennifer Duffy ISBN: 9781423905264

No textbook is required for the following computer classes: Computer Maintenance & Security, Computer Tips and Secrets, Internet/Email/eBay, Photoshop Elements – Collage and Photoshop Elements – Restoration

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Enrichment Enrichment I (Series) Non-credit Wed 1:30–3:00 Jun 10 – Jul 1 (4 Sessions) Rm R019 (NE corner of map) Course No. 568240 Fee $15 (Located in LeCroy Center) (Fee covers all 4 sessions; attend as many or as few as you choose.) Jun 10 Understanding the Weather of your Heart Explore how each compass direction, season and weather atmosphere ties into specific aspects of our personality, life orientation, lifecycle and life choices. Discover how our favorite and least favorite weather gives us information about specific life patterns that we have either resolved or may still need to heal. Combine art, imagery, directional and seasonal correspondences to chart our lives in a weather map format that brings scientific validity to our feelings, reveals our life choices/cycles and provides guidance for our life direction. Presenter: Stephen Levine, instructor, writer, and facilitator Jun 17 Life Long Living Learn to live fully so your journey through the vintage years of your life takes place with a perspective that maximizes joy, pride and respect in yourself. With levity, you’ll express your specialness while learning unique ways to repair collateral damage accrued along the way. Presenter: dr. Lynn Weiss, former radio host, counselor, author, lecturer Jun 24 Why a POW Internment Camp in mountainous British Columbia? You probably know that at the onset of World War II, JapaneseAmericans were forced from their homes into prisoner of war camps. Did you know that Japanese-Canadians were also interred throughout the war and, despite similarities, their experiences differed from those of Japanese-Americans? Why did the Canadian government follow the pattern initiated by the United States? The answer might surprise you. Presenter: dr. masashi Kawasaki, physician, presenter, facilitator and moderator Jul 1 Lovinia’s Child This captivating presentation takes the listener back in time and introduces a memorable cast of characters who played a role in the author’s, Barbara Montgomery, young life. This eyewitness account is rich with details of day-to-day life during the hard times and difficult circumstances of the thirties and forties when the Great Depression and World War II framed most people’s lives. Presenter: dr. Barbara montgomery, author, teacher with two Fulbrights 11

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Enrichment II (Series) Non-credit Wed 1:30–3:00 Jul 8 – Jul 29 (4 sessions) Rm R019 (NE corner of map) Course No. 568241 Fee $15 (Located in LeCroy Center) (Fee covers all 4 sessions; attend as many or as few as you choose.) Jul 8 The Perils of Texas Politics! Explore the history of Texas politics. What perils and hazards did politicians of the past face and how does it compare with today’s politics? How do today’s politics and politicians measure against the legends of the past? Presenter: dr. Lehman marks, Humanities Dept, Richland College Government instructor Jul 15 making Healthy decisions about your Car Making the correct decisions about your car can at times be mystifying. How do you get more miles per gallon? Where do you find a reliable and honest repair shop? How do you know whether to repair or trade in your car? What do you look for when buying a pre-owned vehicle. Is a “Hybrid” a good car for you? FIND OUT WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW! Presenter: January marshall, automotive technician and business owner Jul 22 Identity Theft: What are you doing to Keep from Becoming a Victim???? The FBI says this is the number one white collar crime in the country today. One identity theft occurs every two seconds in this country and losses totaled over $49 billion in 2007. There are many precautions we can take to give us piece of mind that we are doing everything possible to protect ourselves. David Leopard, a former FBI agent, has given over 150 presentations on this subject to over 12,000 people and 10,000 people on the radio. He is presently preparing legislation to present to the State Legislature addressing this issue. Presenter: david Leopard, former FBI agent Jul 29 my First Car Was a Hudson Where did automobile names and emblems come from? Who was Mercedes? Which car is truly a “lemon”? Where did the Chevrolet brothers come from? We will even surprise you with the answer to “Who invented the automobile?” Who are engines named after and “Why do hybrids use less gas?” We’ll find out. Presenter: arnold Paddock, Richland College instructor

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Financial Issues dollars and Sense Non-credit mon 1:30-3:30 Jun 15-Jul13 (5 sessions) Rm C102 Course No. 568242 Fee $30 Learn how to preserve what you have spent a lifetime accumulating! Avoid being scammed by financial predators and know what to do about decreasing social security taxes. Explore necessary legal documents needed for peace of mind. Create a rock solid investment plan in troubled financial time by recognizing and identifying the whole truth regarding annuities and the disinformation in the marketplace directed at senior adults. Presenter: Bob Guess, senior adult educator, author, radio host and founder of Senior Financial Services Games Brain Play Non-credit Wed 9:30- 10:30 Jun 10–Jul 1 (4 sessions) Rm C102 Course No. 568243 Fee $15 Help stamp out “Flabby Brains”! The ability to think creatively and problem solve extends throughout the entire lifespan. Cognitive decline in later life is due to disease or disuse. Join the group for some “Brain Play” and grow a few new dendrites. Presenter: Kay Paggi, National Certified Gerontological Counselor Bridge: Play of the Hand Non-credit Tue 1:00-3:00 Jun 16-aug 11 (8 sessions, skip 7/7) Rm C102 Course No. 568244 Fee $55 Play your hand with finesse and polish. Learn the techniques for winning the extra trick based upon card and point counting, finesses, ducking, percentage and safety plays. As a defender, you will learn the basic principles of leads, signals and hold up plays. The class includes a review of bidding techniques and their impact upon how you play or defend a hand. Presenter: mark dumdei, ACBL accredited bridge director Bridge: modern Bridge Conventions Non-credit Tue 10:00-12:00 Jun 16-aug 11 (8 sessions, skip 7/7) Rm C102 Course No. 568245 Fee $55 Bid like the pros! Learn the sophisticated bidding techniques that are used by the top players. The class will begin with a review of the Basic Conventions: Stayman, Jacoby Transfers, Negative Doubles, Gerber, Blackwood, Michael’s Cue and the Unusual 2 No Trump. The modern conventions include: Roman Key Card, Inverted Minors, Jacoby 2 No Trump, Lebensohl, Cappelletti, New Minor Forcing and Puppet Stayman. Offered by Mark Dumdei, Accredited ACBL Director. Presenter: mark dumdei, ACBL accredited bridge director 13

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Geneology Using Computers The master Genealogist - Level I Credit (1hour) ITSC 1191 8214 FRI 12:00-4:00 6/5-6/26 Rm B005 Suggested Prerequisite: Windows XP or Vista and familiarity with keyboard and mouse. Discover the principles of success for genealogy research. Organize family information, prepare family group sheets and ancestor charts, document your sources and assemble a family history and to learn how use maps effectively. In this hands-on course, students will receive instruction on research techniques and identify the best Internet sites to search for information on your ancestors and how to utilize the resources of Family Search, USRootsWeb, Ancestry, National Archives, and Court House Records and how to search census records and to organize your family information. Instructor: don Raney The master Genealogist - Level II Credit (1hour) ITSC 1191 8234 F/Sa 12:00-4:00 (meet 7/10-11, 7/31, 8/1) Rm B005 Prerequisite: Level I – Obtain genealogical research from the Internet. Search for vital records. Utilize resources in the Family History Library, National Archives and Regional Records Services facilities. Obtain census records and organize information. Instructor: don Raney The master Genealogist - Level III Credit (1hour) ITSC 1191 8235 F/Sa 12:00-4:00 (8/7, 8, 14, 15) Rm B005 Prerequisite: Level I and Level II – Focus on research techniques and genealogical problem solving. Learn about early roads and migration patterns. Gain knowledge of federal and state land records. Use TMG for family history reports. Instructor: don Raney Humanities Book Club Non-credit mon 1:30-3:00 Jun 15, July 13, aug 10 (3 sessions) Rm y102 Course No. 568246 Fee $10 When my daughter was in Girl Scouts, the groups always sang “Make new friends but keep the old; one is silver, the other is gold.” The past few months we have made some new friends, made new acquaintances. This summer we are going back to some old friends. Books we probably read when we were ten to twelve. Maybe we read or talked about them again with our children and/or grandchildren. Now we are reading with adults and we will see them in a whole new way. Enjoy! June 15 Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain July 13 Little Women by Louisa Mae Alcott August 10 Black Beauty by Anna Sewell Facilitator: Betty Roberts, Richland College retired instructor, book lover 14

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artwork of Paleolithic, Neolithic and Bronze age Non-credit mon 1:30-3:00 Jul 20-aug 3 (3 sessions) Rm C102 Course No. 568248 Fee $23 In three classes, we will explore traditional understandings as well as new discoveries in the artwork of our Paleolithic, Neolithic and Bronze Age ancestors Session I: Jul 20 If Fred and Wilma Had Only Known! Paleolithic man could never have known how fascinating we, his descendents, would find him to be. Their cave paintings and fertility figures are studied for meaning and clues to prehistoric culture. Which were the most desirable caves? Session II: Jul 27 Were They the dark ages, the middle ages or Just medieval? After the fall of Rome, Europe entered a prolonged period of upheaval: social structure became unraveled, superstition ruled and centuries of knowledge disappeared or went underground. And yet art continued. How do scholars now see this period? Session III: aug 3 Secret Symbols and Hidden meanings Often, what looks inscrutable to our own eyes, was well understood by the generation for which it was created. The dog was an accepted symbol for fidelity in Northern Renaissance. In other works of art, oranges might denote patronage by the mighty Medici family of Florence. Several artworks will be put forth for class discovery and discussion and class members are encouraged to bring copies of works which interest them! Presenter: Katherine Wagner, Richland College Art Appreciation instructor How to Write and Publish your Story Non-credit Thu 1:30-3:30 Jun 11-Jul 9 (5 sessions) Rm C102 Course No. 568247 Fee $50 Have you wanted to write your memoir but thought you had to be famous to get it published? Your story is a sacred gift that can inspire, liberate, and encourage people as you connect with them through your written words. This course will help you discover your voice. Learn to engage the reader through vivid writing, to organize your story, and to edit your work. Gain practical knowledge of a variety of ways to publish your story for general audiences, special interest groups, friends, and/or family. Presenter: Jaan aldredge-Clanton, Ph.D., published author, teacher lecturer, and minister

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Understanding the Weather of your Heart Non-credit Thu 10:00-11:30 Jun 11-Jun 18 (2 sessions) Rm C102 Course No. 568250 Fee $15 Experience the opportunity to construct your own Life Weather Profile to help clarify the kinesthetic relatedness of your various life choices. Through this, you will find guidance on the best choices to make for any given issues in your life. This course includes journaling, drawing and a touch of creative movement. Presenter: Stephen Levine, instructor, writer, and facilitator Life Long Living Non-credit Tue 1:30-3:00 Jul 14 – aug 11 (5 sessions) Rm y102 Course No. 568256 Fee $25 Everyone is special, having talents, skills hope and dreams. But these can be eroded and challenged from time to time. Sometimes losses steal our joy or we feel we didn’t measure up or have the time to soar with our dreams. Now is the time for you to discover how to live fully by being who you truly are while sharing with others the person you were always meant to be. Session I: Jul 14 Who are You? Describe the many facets of yourself -A get-acquainted discussion. Session II: Jul 21 Construct Your Life Long Time Line-on paper: A legacy for family and friends. Session III: Jul 28 Time to Morph-Your past to your future: A transfor mation of challenges. Session IV: Aug 4 The New Integrated Model of Yourself-A time to dream and set goals from your heart. Session V: Aug 11 A Re-framed Life Infused with Motivation and Ac complishment-Dreams come true. Presenter: dr. Lynn Weiss, former radio host, counselor, author, lecturer We Live in Texas. Thank Goodness for air Conditioning! mon 10:30-12:00 Jun 22-Jul 6 (3 sessions) Non-credit Rm C102 Course No. 568251 Fee $14 How does my air conditioner work? We will start with how heat naturally moves and find out, that to cool our homes or cars, we must make heat move the wrong way. We will learn about solids, liquids and gasses as we explore AC. We will even learn about the component parts of your system and what can go wrong. Presenter: arnold Paddock, Richland College Physics instructor

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The Perils of Texas Politics! Non-credit Fri 1:30-3:00 Jul 24 – aug 7 (3 sessions) Rm C102 Course No. 568252 Fee $20 A series of lectures exploring the history of Texas politics. How do today’s politics and politicians measure against the legends of the past? What perils and hazards do they face? Presenter: dr. Lehman marks, Humanities Dept, Richland College Government instructor Music Listening to the Symphony Non-credit Thu 1:30-3:00 Jul 16-Jul 30 (3 sessions) Rm C102 Course No. 568249 Fee $27 Goethe put it this way: “It is perhaps in music that the dignity of art is most eminently apparent, for it elevates and ennobles everything that it expresses.” Or, in the words of Duke Ellington, “It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing.” Either way, there is an ineffable magic that pervades the symphony hall when great music is being performed. Where does this music come from? What makes it tick? Why does it move us so? What does it take to make it great? All of these questions will be considered at length in this fun and fascinating examination of the symphonic art form. Presenter: Jamie allen, Director of Education, Dallas Symphony Orchestra Poetry and Piano music and Serendipity from the masters Thu 10:30-12:00 Jun 25-Jul 9 (3 sessions) Non-credit Rm Brazas Gallery (C140) CourseNo. 568253 Fee $27 Some people treat classical music as a kind-of-one upmanship: if you don’t know about it by now, then it’s too late. What a crock! Come to think of it, it’s the same with poetry. Well, this class is my way of saying: it’s never too late-and no fat lady is singing either. Each day we will enter new territory, a piano piece by Mozart or Chopin or Beethoven, and a poem by a Shelley or Keats or Yeats or Jarrell or Shakespeare-you name it. Something new and different every time. Just come with a decent set of ears. That’s all you need. Presenter: Steve Lund, Curriculum Director, Lutheran High School of Dallas Piano I Credit (1 hour) mUSI 1181 8001 mTWRF 9:50-11:15 6/8-7/2 Rm F287 This course is primarily for students with no piano background. It develops basic musicianship and piano skills. Open to all students. The book for this class is: Hal Leonard Adult Piano Method Book I. Instructor: andrew Grein 17

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Physical Fitness, Health and Wellness The Ancient Secret of the Fountain of Youth Non-credit Wed 10:00-11:00 Jul 8-aug 5 (5 sessions) Rm y101 Course No. 568258 Fee $15 This class is based on findings from the book Ancient Secret of the Fountain of Youth by Peter Kelder. The instructor will introduce a series of simple exercises, called the Five Rites, aimed at improving physical health and mental outlook. Author John Gray says, “It’s easy. It’s fast. And it works!” Dress in comfortable clothes and bring a work out mat or beach towel. Presenter: Lien Nguyen, retired teacher, great interest in physical well being Line dance Friday, Beginning Non-credit Fri 12:30-1:30 Jun 5-aug14 (8 sessions, no class 7/3, 7/24, 7/31) Rm G140 Course No. 568257 Fee $25 This class is for students with little or no line dancing background. It’s a great way to stay active, both mentally and physically. Learn the basics and some easy national line dances while having great fun. Instructor: Richard Rogers, dance maestro aerobics, Intermediate Credit (1 hour) PHEd 1145 8201 TR 9:45-11:45 may19-aug 6 Rm G140 Non-Credit Concurrent: Course No. 560492 Fee $41 Aerobics comprises stretching and strength training components in order to improve flexibility, muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness for total fitness. Instructor: Ranna Lucas aerobics, Intermediate Credit (1 hour) PHEd 1145 8701 MW 5:40-7:50 may18-aug 5 Rm G140 Non-Credit Concurrent: Course No. 562224 Fee $41 Combine rhythmic movement, strength and flexibility, exercise and cardiovascular improvement for total fitness. Instructor: Gwen Flood aquarobics Credit (1 hour) PHEd 1125 8201 TR 7:30-9:30 Jun 2-aug 20 Rm Pool Non-Credit Concurrent: Course No. 555102 Fee $41 This course develops cardiovascular endurance, strength, postural stability and flexibility. When exercising joints in the water by walking, jogging, using the noodle and weights, and running in the pool, all muscles are strengthened. Instructor: Connie Childress

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Bowling, Beginning Credit (1 hour) PHEd 1111 8201 mW 10:30-1:30 may 18-Jul 8 Rm G100 Non-Credit Concurrent: Course No. 555089 Fee $41 First class meets at RLC gym, G138. The bowling fee is $52.50 payable to AMF Bowling Richardson. Instructor: Bill Neal Senior Fitness Credit (1 hour) PHEd 1100 8201 mW 7:30-9:30 may 18-aug 6 Rm G101 Non-Credit Concurrent: Course No. 555065 Fee $41 This class combines several components including cardiovascular exercise, muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility. Both lecture and mat work are an integral part of this class. Instructor: Bill Neal Tai Chi/Pa Kua, Beginning Credit (1 hour) PHEd 1100 8002 mTWR 12:10-2:20 Jul 7-aug 6 Rm G027 Non-Credit Concurrent: Course No. 552360 Fee $41 Learn Tai Chi and leave your stress behind. This gentle meditation-in-motion relaxes, heals and expands your intuitive abilities. Increased awareness will harness your energy and enhance your days. Instructor: Rosalyn dods yoga, Beginning Credit (1 hour) PHEd 1100 8202 TR 11:50- 1:50 may 19-aug 6 Rm G140 NonCredit Concurrent: Course No. 560499 Fee $41 Yoga provides techniques to reduce stress and risk of injury and helps you gain other health benefits to restore harmony and balance to your entire body. Instructor: Terry Gold

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If you need to drop a class, we will assist you. Just call 972-238-6972 as soon as you can, so that we can drop you from the class and give your space to another student who may be on our waiting list.

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Trips To ensure your participation in the trips below, please register soon. “No refund date” in below descriptions allow us time to confirm all trip plans. To Bluff dale Vinyard with Rosemary Rumbley Envision a getaway that will take you away from the daily grind…at the Vineyard in Bluff Dale, Texas. Enjoy a delightful light lunch and explore the vines at the Vineyard followed by a tour of their winery. We’ll luxuriate on the patio of the winery overlooking some of the vineyards while RoseMary entertains with a book review. Her daughter, Jill, will be with us for some unusual entertainment. If time permits, we’ll stop at the local saloon, a rustic structure that houses Texana kitsch. The fee will cover transportation only. Lunch details will be mailed upon registration. No refund after may 22, 2009. Bus departs at 9:00am from Parking Lot D and returns at 5:00pm. Sat 9:00am–5:00pm June 20 Course No. 568259 Fee $28 Mame at the Garland Summer musicals Patti Granville Arts Center, 300 N. 5th St., Garland, TX 75040 Mame is based on the novel Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis. The musical traces the exciting moments in the lives of Patrick, Mame’s orphan nephew, who comes to live with her. The musical will be under the helm of former New York Director Buff Shurr who is returning for his 27th season. Mr. Shurr was nominated for the Leon Rabin Award ‘05-‘06 Theatre Season for the Outstanding Director of a Musical – Kiss Me Kate. After the performance, Emeritus students will be invited to a special session with the Director, Buff Shurr, and Producer Patty Granville, to discuss the actual production of Mame. Those who would like to “dine” together will leave after the discussion segment and meet at Applebee’s on Beltline and Plano Road. (Optional) The fee covers your ticket. Pick up your ticket at “will call”. No refund after July 15, 2009. Sun 2:30pm-4:00pm July 19 Course No. 568260 Fee $24

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Volunteer Opportunities Looking for a mission that offers you a sense of purpose? Join our team of volunteers who love helping people. Conversation Partners – Coordinator: dee ann Benson Volunteers are needed to enjoy one hour a week with foreign born students studying English as a Second Language (ESOL). No teaching required – just “happy talk” - sharing our language and culture. Meet each Wednesday or Thursday from 12:30 –1:30 from June 17 through August 19 outside room C102. Call 972-761-6734 for details. Evening Conversation Partners – Coordinator: Chris Sanders New! Bring the world to you by conversing with foreign students studying English as a Second Language (ESOL). Meet with your students one hour a week and just talk together! No teaching required. Meet each Thursday evening from 6:00-7:00 from June 18 – August 20 outside Room C102. Call 972-761-6743 for details. Reading assistance Program (RaP) - Coordinator: Chris Sanders Enjoy helping foreign-born students with reading English. Listen to students read and help them with pronunciation and comprehension. Reading materials are provided. “RAP” sessions meet each Tuesday from12:30-1:30, June 16 through August 19 outside room C102. Call 972-761-6743 for details. Tutor/mentor Program – Coordinator: Chris Sanders Looking for a challenging, fulfilling opportunity to give some of your free time to others? Your payoff: intellectual, social, and cultural enrichment in a college environment. Tutor Richland students in: math, accounting, English writing, history/government and science. Qualifications: A degree or expertise in your field of study and one to two hours per week at a scheduled time. Call 972-761-6743 for details. (An orientation for volunteers will precede each program.)

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Presbyterian Village North 8600 Skyline drive – dallas 75243 214-355-9001 ”We are delighted to join with the Emeritus Program of Richland College in this wonderful learning adventure. The series complements the Village’s commitment to foster the overall well-being of individuals through sincere, respectful relationships, diverse life-enriching opportunities and encouragement of individuals to develop and share their talents.” Presentations are on Wednesdays 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. mon Jun 8 Tibet and mt. Everest Tibet is remote, sparsely populated, ancient and mysterious. It is a land of monasteries, yaks and the Himalayas. Gayle Ross visited Tibet in October and November of 2008. She spent a week in Lhasa, the home of the Dalai Lama and gained new insight into the divisions between the Tibetan people and the Chinese government. Her stories of life on the road to Mt. Everest are hilarious and add new meaning to “rough” travel. If you’ve ever wondered what the “Rooftop of the World” is like, you must not miss this amazing presentation. Presenter: Gayle Ross, adventuress, world traveler Wed Jun 24 my First Car Was a Hudson Where did automobile names and emblems come from? Who was Mercedes? Which car is truly a “lemon”? Where did the Chevrolet brothers come from? We will even surprise you with the answer to “Who invented the automobile?” We will finish with who are engines named after, and the answer to “Why do hybrids use less gas?” Presenter: dr. arnie Paddock, Richland College Physics Instructor

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Presbyterian Village North mon Jul 13 Criticism, Critiques and Critics in the 21st Century We’ll begin in the 1960s when Sammy Davis Jr. played a role of judge whose appearance on stage was announced by “Here Comes the Judge. ” We’ll fast forward as we look at judgment in our lives—judgment that affects our personal power and self-esteem. You will be able to decide when you wish to accept another’s perception of how to do things and when you want to say, “No, I don’t agree. ” Five steps of discernment will give you freedom with responsibility. Presenter: dr. Lynn Weiss, former radio host, counselor, author, lecturer Wed Jul 22 Secret Symbols and Hidden meanings Often what looks inscrutable to our own eyes, was well understood by the generation for which it was created. Studying iconography gives us clues to the meanings of specific works of art. The dog was an accepted symbol for fidelity in Northern Renaissance and oranges might denote patronage by the mighty Medici family of Florence. A number of works of art will be put forth for class discovery and discussion and class members are encouraged to bring copies of works which interest them. Presenter: Katherine Wagner, Richland College Art Appreciation instructor mon aug 10 How Emily Post Taught marjorie merriweather Post to Eat Post Toasties! The two women had class, much wealth, domineering fathers, and many husbands. With that background, they both had fascinating lives! Presenter: Rosemary Rumbley, author teacher and lecturer Wed aug 26 The Painted Flower From the richly textured sunflowers of Van Gogh, to the lotus blossoms of ancient Egypt, to the lush flora of a 17th century still life, flowers have been a central subject in art throughout history. This lecture will explore the symbolic and expressive power of the flower, examining issues of style, iconography, economics and ceremony. Elizabeth Simon, Eastfield College instructor, former Curatorial Assistant at the Dallas Museum of Art, owner of Elizabeth Simon Designs floral design studio.

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Brookdale Chambrel at Club Hill Commitment to Excellence 1245 Colonel drive Garland, TX. 972-278-8500 The public is welcome to attend these FREE lectures. all presentations will be on Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m. Please call to reserve your space for each presentation. ”Chambrel at Club Hill is pleased to partner with Richland College to offer this complimentary educational series to seniors. We understand that life-long learning is a rewarding experience. Chambrel’s partnership with Richland offers an opportunity to grow and learn regardless of age. Chambrel at Club Hill is located on 16 beautiful acres with trees, walking paths, gardens and ponds in Garland. Our goal is to offer much more than housing and services to our residents. We strive to provide an exceptional living experience. We offer residents plenty of opportunities to be active and social while respecting their desire for privacy. Chambrel offers a wide range of services to meet the needs, wants and desires of our residents. We offer all the comforts and benefits of home…and none of the worries!”

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Brookdale Chambrel at Club Hill Tue Jun 16 my First Car Was a Hudson Where did automobile names and emblems come from? Who was Mercedes? Which car is truly a “lemon”? Where did the Chevrolet brothers come from? We will even surprise you with the answer to “Who invented the automobile?” We will finish with who are engines named after, and the answer to “Why do hybrids use less gas?” Presenter: dr. arnold Paddock, Richland College Physics Instructor Tue Jul 21 Secret Symbols and Hidden meanings Often what looks inscrutable to our own eyes was well understood by the generation for which it was created. Studying iconography gives us clues to the meanings of specific works of art. The dog was an accepted symbol for fidelity in Northern Renaissance art and is included in such works as Van Eyck’s Marriage of the Arnolfini, alluding to the couple’s faithfulness to each other. In other works of art, oranges might denote patronage by the mighty Medici family of Florence. A number of works of art will be put forth for class discovery and discussion and class members are encouraged to bring copies of works which interest them! Presenter: Katherine Wagner, Richland College Art Appreciation instructor Tue aug 18 The Historical Guinevere, Consort of King arthur She was born in Scotland (Pictdom), raised in Cornwall, fought with Arthur and is buried near Strathclyde, Scotland. If you believe in King Arthur, then you believe he had to have a queen who was both a warrior and a lover. Was she beautiful and pure, too? Who can say? Presenter: dr. Barbara montgomery, author, teacher with two Fulbrights

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The Forum at Park Lane a Five Star Quality Care Community Senior Educational Forum Series 7831 Park Lane, dallas, TX. 75225 214-369-9902 Please feel free to join us for the Senior Educational Forum Series, on the second Wednesday of each month from 6:45-8:15pm. The Forum at Park Lane is honored to partner with Richland College’s Emeritus Program in presenting the Senior Educational Forum Series. The Forum at Park Lane is committed to helping today’s seniors pioneer a new frontier in living life to the fullest. Ongoing education is an integral part of that commitment. The Five Star Quality Care pledge is to “put people first.” Respecting all they serve, The Forum cultivates a climate of growth, opportunity and empowerment. Five Star’s Forum at Park Lane is nestled on seven, beautifully- landscaped acres in the North Park area of Dallas. This uniquely designed campus offers a variety of options including Independent Living, Assisted Living, a Healthcare Center for skilled nursing and complete rehabilitation facilities.

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The Forum at Park Lane a Five Star Quality Care Community Wed Jun 10 my First Car Was a Hudson Where did automobile names and emblems come from? Who was Mercedes? Which car is truly a “lemon”? Where did the Chevrolet brothers come from? We will even surprise you with the answer to “Who invented the automobile?” We will finish with who are engines named after, and the answer to “Why do hybrids use less gas?” Presenter: arnold Paddock, Richland College Physics Instructor Wed Jul 8 The Great Upheaval This is the story of America and the birth of the modern world, 1788-1800. The cast of characters included in this drama are George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Louis XVI, Catherine the Great and Napoleon. Just how do they all play together? Presenter: Rosemary Rumbley, author, teacher and lecturer Wed aug 12 Secret Symbols and Hidden meanings Often what looks inscrutable to our own eyes was well understood by the generation for which it was created. Studying iconography gives us clues to the meanings of specific works of art. The dog was an accepted symbol for fidelity in Northern Renaissance art and is included in such works as Van Eyck’s Marriage of the Arnolfini, alluding to the couple’s faithfulness to each other. In other works of art, oranges might denote patronage by the mighty Medici family of Florence. A number of works of art will be put forth for class discovery and discussion and class members are encouraged to bring copies of works which interest them! Presenter Katherine Wagner, Richland College instructor

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Boomers Program
Because today is the time of your life.

Richland College

Evening Conversation Partners New!
Bring the world to you by conversing with foreign students studying English as a Second Language (ESOL). Meet with your students one hour a week and just talk together! No teaching required. Meet each Thursday evening from 6:00-7:00 from June 18 – August 20 outside Room C102. Call 972-761-6743 for details. Coordinator: Chris Sanders

To register for non-credit classes, call 972-238-6146 or 6147. Summer 2009 Boomer Classes Protecting your Home’s Value in a Slow Economy Wed 7:00-9:00pm June 24 Non-Credit Rm C102 Course No. 560133 Fee $17 Find out how to enhance the value of your home from a real estate investor and licensed Realtor! Class topics include: • Real Estate as a Commodity vs. a product. • Buyers in good and bad markets. • Where (in the house) to invest money and what increases value! • Conformity to the neighborhood: too much updating vs. too little! • Time, the Texas builder of equity! Job Search – you’re Not Old you’re Experienced TR 7:00-9:00pm July 7-July 16 Non-Credit Rm C102 Course No. 560131 Fee $35 If you are a boomer and you look at yourself as a “mature worker”, then you qualify. Topics include: assessing your skills, dreams and talents; writing a resume or bio; marketing yourself; interviewing; negotiating salaries and answering tough questions. Textbook required. 29

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Finding your Passion & Purpose – Pursue your Encore Career Sat 9:00am-1:00pm July 11-July 18 Non-Credit Rm C102 Course No. 560126 Fee $41 Is it time to transition to a new career or a more meaningful type of work? Are you eligible but not ready to retire? Assess your readiness for this transition and start planning for the rest of your life! Textbook required. Changing or Starting your Career Later in Life TR 6:30-8:45pm July 21-July 28 Non-Credit Rm C102 Course No. 560124 Fee $38 Do you need to change your career but not sure how to begin or which direction to proceed? Do you need higher paying work? Are you stuck in a dead end job or have you been out of the work force for a while? Build your confidence and awareness, assess your current skills, learn how to improve and develop a strategic plan through effective goal setting. So you Want To Be your Own Boss? Sat 9:00am-1:00pm July 25 Non-Credit Rm C102 Course No. 560132 Fee $34 Are you tired of working for other people and have decided to become the boss? What do you do now? Become an educated entrepreneur and acquire the skills needed to be an exceptional employer. You will gain insight into starting and operating your own business. Learn how to avoid costly mistakes that could cause you to lose the business you recently created. Determine what direction is needed to ensure growth and an awarding business venture.

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Non Credit Class List

Register by phone or in person. By phone: Call 972-238-6146 or 972-238-6147 In person: Go to the continuing Education registration counter in Thunderduck Hall during these hours: Mon-Thu 8:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Fri 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and Sat 9:00a.m.-1:30 p.m. Pay by phone: Call 972-238-6326 or 6108 and use your credit card. Note: For physical fitness non-credit, concurrent classes, see the individual class descriptions on pages 18 and 19.

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Course # 568248 568258 568246 568243 568245 568244 568242 568240 568241 568247 568256 568257 568249 568253 568252 568250 568251 day M W M W T T M W W R T F R R F R M Time 1:30-3:00 10:00-11:00 1:30-3:00 9:30-10:30 10:00-12:00 1:00-3:00 1:30-3:30 1:30-3:00 1:30-3:00 1:30-3:30 1:30-3:00 12:30-1:30 1:30-3:00 10:30-12:00 1:30-3 :00 10:00-11:30 10:30-12:00

Course Title Artwork of Paleolithic, Neolithic and Bronze Age Ancient Secret of the Fountain of Youth Book Club Brain Play Bridge: Modern Bridge Conventions Bridge: Play of the Hand Dollars and Sense Enrichment I Enrichment II How to Write and Publish Your Story Lifelong Living Line Dance, Beginning Listening to the Symphony Poetry and Piano Music and Serendipity... The Perils of Texas Politics! Understanding the Weather of Your Heart We Live in Texas. Thank Goodness for Air Conditioning

date 7/20-8/3 7/8-8/5 6/15-8/10 6/10-7/1 6/16-8/11 6/16-8/11 6/15-7/13 6/10-7/1 7/8-7/29 6/11-7/9 7/14-8/11 6/5-8/14 7/16-7/30 6/25-7/9 7/24-8/7 6/11-6/18 6/22-7/6

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To register and pay for the trips listed below, please call 972-238-6147 or 6146.

Trips

Course # Course Title 568259 To Bluff Dale Vineyards with RoseMary Rumbley 568260 Mame at the Garland Summer Musicals day Sat Sun Time 9:00-5:00 2:30-4:30 date 6/20 7/19

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Boomer Non-Credit Classes day T Sat R W Sat Time 6:30 pm 9:00 am 7:00 pm 7:00 pm 9:00am date 7/21-7/30 7/11-7/18 7/7-7/26 6/24 7/25 Fee $38 $41 $35 $17 $34 Page 30 30 29 29 30

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Course # 560124 560126 560131 560133 560132

Course Title Changing or Starting Your Career Later in Life Finding Your Passion Job Search Protecting Your Homes Value So You Want to Be your Own Boss?

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