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2021 Spring Course Catalog

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2021 January Classes

1/11 Shades of PerceptionShades of Perception Monday, January 11 | 3‑4:30 p.m.

1/13 Pop Music of the 1960sPop Music of the 1960s – The Times, They Are a Changin' Wednesday, January 13 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

1/14 Texas Legislature's Colorful HistoryThe Texas Legislature and Its Colorful History Thursday, January 14 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

1/18 Cotton in Pandemics & Trade WarsCotton in the Time of Pandemic and Trade Wars Monday, January 18 | 3‑4:30 p.m.

1/21 My Mother and the HolocaustOnly Hope: My Mother and the Holocaust Brought to Light Thursday, January 21 | 2-3:30 p.m.

1/26 Which Story Line Tells Your StoryWhich Story Line Tells Your Story Tuesday, January 26 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

1/27 “Hatchet” by Gary Paulsen“Hatchet” by Gary Paulsen Wednesday, January 27 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

1/28 Response to COVID‑19 PandemicModern Medicine's Response to the COVID‑19 Pandemic Thursday, January 28 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

2021 February Classes

2/2 Travels of Rudyard KiplingThe Travels of Rudyard Kipling, Part Two Tuesday, February 2 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

2/3 Pop Music of the 1970sPop Music of the 1970s – A Diversity of Sounds Wednesday, February 3 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

2/5 Basic Medication SafetySafety Tips Over Prescriptions (STOP): Basic Medication Safety Friday, February 5 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

2/8 Women in Science & TechnologyUnsung Women in Science and Technology Monday, February 8 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

2/9 Fraud ProtectionFraud Protection Tuesday, February 9 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

2/22 Deciphering Medical TerminologyDeciphering Medical Terminology Monday, February 22 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

2/23 The Texas Legislature: Its History, How It Works and Who To ContactThe Texas Legislature: Its History, How It Works and Who To Contact Tuesday, February 23 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

2/24 “The Lovely Bones” by Alice Sebold“The Lovely Bones” by Alice Sebold Wednesday, February 24 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

2021 March Classes

3/2  Short Story Festival: Remembering Some of the Best from PoeOld-Time Short Story Festival: Remembering Some of the Best from Poe Tuesday, March 2 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

3/3 Stroke EducationStroke Education Wednesday, March 3 | 10‑11:30 a.m.

3/3 The Story Behind “Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band”The Story Behind “Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band” Wednesday, March 3 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

3/9 Revolutionaries, Ancestors & ArchivesRevolutionaries, Ancestors and Archives Tuesday, March 9 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

3/10 Treasured Quilts from GrandmaTreasured Quilts from Grandma's Hands Wednesday, March 10 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

3/12 Texas & the Seven-Year DroughtTexas and the Seven-Year Drought of the 1950s Friday, March 12 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

3/15 Economic Effects of COVID‑19Economic Effects of COVID‑19 Monday, March 15 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

3/16 The Resiliency ProjectThe Resiliency Project Tuesday, March 16 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

3/17 “The Hunt for Red October”“The Hunt for Red October” by Tom Clancy Wednesday, March 17 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

3/24 Recovering America's Wildlife ActRecovering America's Wildlife Act: A New Approach to Wildlife Conservation Wednesday, March 24 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

3/31 Texas Tales: Tall & TrueTexas Tales: Tall and True Wednesday, March 31 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

2021 April Classes

4/1 Smartphone PhotographySmartphone Photography: Better Shots in Six Weeks! 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/1 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

4/5 Voyages to the Moon & PlanetsSpacecraft Voyages to the Moon and Other Planets Monday, April 5 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

4/6  Short Story Festival: “The Adventure of the Red-Headed League”Old-Time Short Story Festival: “The Adventure of the Red-Headed League” Tuesday, April 6 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

4/7 The Score from “Dr. No”The Jamaican Musical Score from “Dr. No” Wednesday, April 7 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

4/8 Civil War: Confederacy's CollapseThe American Civil War Era, Pt. 4: The Confederacy's Collapse Thursday, April 8 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

4/14 Thomas Jefferson Tells His StoryThomas Jefferson Tells His Story Wednesday, April 14 | 3:30‑5:30 p.m.

4/15 Hearing LossHearing Loss: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You! Thursday, April 15 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

4/21 “Rebecca” by Daphne Du Maurier“Rebecca” by Daphne Du Maurier Wednesday, April 21 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

4/22 Civil War in the SouthwestCivil War in the Southwest Thursday, April 22 | 3‑4:30 p.m.

4/28 COVID‑19/Public Health DepartmentCOVID‑19 and the Public Health Department Wednesday, April 28 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

4/30 Ginger KerrickGinger Kerrick Friday, April 30 | 9‑10:30 a.m.

2021 May Classes

5/5 Exploring WoodturningExploring Woodturning Wednesday, May 5 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

5/10 Rep. Jodey ArringtonU.S. Representative Jodey Arrington Monday, May 10 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

5/11 Science by the GlassScience by the Glass 1/19, 2/23, 3/9, 4/13, 5/11 | 5‑6 p.m.

5/12 Comics: Art, Culture & HistoryComics – Unique in Art, Culture and History Wednesday, May 12 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

5/18 Civil War: The Reconstruction & Its Counter‑RevolutionThe American Civil War Era Pt. 5: Reconstruction and Its Counter‑Revolution  4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

5/19 “Wuthering Heights” by Emily Brontë“Wuthering Heights” by Emily Brontë Wednesday, May 19 | 2‑3:30 p.m.

 

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