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Center for Lifelong Learning
121 South Marion Street
Athens, AL 35611
Phone: (256) 233-8260
Fax: (256) 233-8269
Email: cll@athens.edu

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Academic Traveler
Celebrate the Season

Dec 2, 2014
Gaylord Opryland Resort
Nashville, Tennessee
There is no better way to celebrate the season than a trip to the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville. Join CLL as we travel to Nashville for an afternoon of fun and shopping.

Rates are per person and include round-trip transportation, entry fees, and tips. Meals are on your own.

Leaving at 9:30 am.
Reserve by Oct 30.
Must be paid in full by Nov 6.


Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: 9:30am - 7:30pm
Fee: $55

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Santa Throw Pillow
Dec 4, 2014
Layer fabric to make an appliquéd Santa throw pillow. Can be done by machine or by hand. A fun project just in time for your decorations or a gift. No prior experience necessary. The throw pillow will be finished on a sewing machine.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Training Room
Instructor: Marilyn Jones
Time: 1:30pm - 4pm
Fee: $49

Register

Academic Traveler
Upcoming Travels

Dec 31, 2014
The Academic Traveler program is funded by participant fees. In order to hold the event, we must have a certain number of travelers enrolled and all fees must be paid by the deadline. Please make your reservation early.

Center for Lifelong Learning is located at 121 South Marion Street on the east side of the Courthouse Square in Athens, Alabama. You can call 256-233-8260 or email us at CLL@athens.edu. Watch this webpage for more information as it becomes available.

March 23-27, 2015
Savannah, Jekyll Island, & Beaufort, SC, $465

April 5-15, 2015
Greece: Journeys of Paul

April 2015
Annual Blooming Festival, Cullman

May 2015
To Kill a Mockingbird, Monroeville

June 2015
Helen Keller Festival, Tuscumbia

July 2015
WC Handy Festival, Florence

Sept 2015
Graceland, Beale St, Sun Studios, Memphis, TN

Oct 2015
Mystery Tour

Nov 2015
Israel: A Biblical Journey

April 2016
Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, GA


Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time:
Fee: $

Registration Closed - Call (256) 233-8260 to be placed on a waiting list

Athens State Book Club
Jan 13, 2015
The Athens State Library sponsors a book discussion group that meet once a month during the fall and spring semesters. Anyone is welcome! Reading selections are determined by members. There are no fees and there is no pressure to join or participate.

The meeting is held at the Center for Lifelong Learning on the scheduled day at 7:00 pm.

Book List
Sept 9 - David & Goliath, by Malcolm Gladwell
Oct 14 - The Hare with Amber Eyes, by Edmund deWaal
Nov 18 - American Colonies, by Alan Taylor
Jan 13 - The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak
Feb 10 - Empty Mansions, by Bill Dedman
Mar 10 - The Rape of Europa, by Lynn Nicholas
April 14 - TBA

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Lobby
Instructor: TBA
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Fee: $0

Register

Bible Studies Series: Pauls Letters as Conversations
Jan 27, 2015
This study will allow us to look at the letters as conversations. Paul wrote to congregations in response to their questions and problems. We will consider Paul's teachings found in the letters as a part of that conversation.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Conference Room
Instructor: Robert White
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Fee: $10

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Bible Studies Series: Pauls Letters as Conversations
Jan 29, 2015
This study will allow us to look at the letters as conversations. Paul wrote to congregations in response to their questions and problems. We will consider Paul's teachings found in the letters as a part of that conversation.

Location: Alabama Center for the Arts Decatur, AL
Instructor: Robert White
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Fee: $10

Register

Better Family Pictures
Jan 31, 2015
Are your family pictures out of focus, lopsided and full of thumbs and elbows? This course will focus on improving your photography, no matter what your skill level or what camera you use. Topics include lighting, posing, perspective and more!

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Training Room
Instructor: Cindy Cummings
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Fee: $45

Registration Closed - Call (256) 233-8260 to be placed on a waiting list

Bible Study Series: Traditions Behind Paul Letters
Feb 10, 2015
As we study Paul's letters we discoverer that there are examples of early Christian tradition that he included in his writings. This study will allow us to look more closely at the traditions that Paul utilized. We will be looking at specific examples from the different letters from Paul. These examples include the kerygma, eucharistic and baptismal formulas, prayers, hymns and words of the Lord.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Conference Room
Instructor: Robert White
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Fee: $10

Register

Athens State Book Club
Feb 10, 2015
The Athens State Library sponsors a book discussion group that meet once a month during the fall and spring semesters. Anyone is welcome! Reading selections are determined by members. There are no fees and there is no pressure to join or participate.

The meeting is held at the Center for Lifelong Learning on the scheduled day at 7:00 pm.

Book List
Sept 9 - David & Goliath, by Malcolm Gladwell
Oct 14 - The Hare with Amber Eyes, by Edmund deWaal
Nov 18 - American Colonies, by Alan Taylor
Jan 13 - The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak
Feb 10 - Empty Mansions, by Bill Dedman
Mar 10 - The Rape of Europa, by Lynn Nicholas
April 14 - TBA

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Lobby
Instructor: TBA
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Fee: $0

Register

Bible Study Series: Traditions Behind Paul Letters
Feb 12, 2015
As we study Paul's letters we discoverer that there are examples of early Christian tradition that he included in his writings. This study will allow us to look more closely at the traditions that Paul utilized. We will be looking at specific examples from the different letters from Paul. These examples include the kerygma, eucharistic and baptismal formulas, prayers, hymns and words of the Lord.

Location: Alabama Center for the Arts Decatur, AL
Instructor: Robert White
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Fee: $10

Register

Bible Study Series: Pauls Letters to the Philippians
Mar 10, 2015
This study provides an overview of Paul's letter to the Philippians. Paul wrote this letter from prison. Philippians deals with various issues yet maintains a joyful message.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Conference Room
Instructor: Robert White
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Fee: $10

Register

Athens State Book Club
Mar 10, 2015
The Athens State Library sponsors a book discussion group that meet once a month during the fall and spring semesters. Anyone is welcome! Reading selections are determined by members. There are no fees and there is no pressure to join or participate.

The meeting is held at the Center for Lifelong Learning on the scheduled day at 7:00 pm.

Book List
Sept 9 - David & Goliath, by Malcolm Gladwell
Oct 14 - The Hare with Amber Eyes, by Edmund deWaal
Nov 18 - American Colonies, by Alan Taylor
Jan 13 - The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak
Feb 10 - Empty Mansions, by Bill Dedman
Mar 10 - The Rape of Europa, by Lynn Nicholas
April 14 - TBA

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Lobby
Instructor: TBA
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Fee: $0

Register

Bible Study Series: Pauls Letters to the Philippians
Mar 12, 2015
This study provides an overview of Paul's letter to the Philippians. Paul wrote this letter from prison. Philippians deals with various issues yet maintains a joyful message.

Location: Alabama Center for the Arts Decatur, AL
Instructor: Robert White
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Fee: $10

Registration Closed - Call (256) 233-8260 to be placed on a waiting list

Academic Traveler - Savannah, Jekyll Island, and Beaufort
Mar 23, 2015
March 23 - March 27
Fee: $455 which includes
- 5 days, 4 nights
- Transportation in a top-quality motorcoach that is restroom and video equipped.
- 4 consecutive nights in the Savannah area
- 8 meals including: 4 breakfasts and 4 dinners

Incredible price includes:
Day 1: Spacious, video, and restroom equipped Motorcoach trip to Savannah.
Day 2: Guided tour of genteel, beautiful and historic Savannah, the Belle of Georgia” Free time on River Street to visit eateries, unusual shops and antique galleries
Day 3: Tour of Jekyll & St Simon’s Island — see how early millionaires lived and played, visit the once exclusive “Millionaires Club”
Day 4: Tour gorgeous Beaufort, SC, “Queen of the Carolina Sea Islands” ….plus a visit to Parris Island Marine Base, the Iwo Jima Monument and Museum
Day 5: Return to Athens with new friends and stories to tell your neighbors.

$75 due upon registration. Final payment due 1/17/2015.
For information and reservation contact: Dr. Diane Sauers at 256-233-8261

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time:
Fee: $455

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Academic Traveler
Greece-- In the Footsteps of Paul the Apostle

Apr 8, 2015
11 days, 20 meals provided
April 5, 2015

Visit two monasteries in Meteora and learn about the devote lifestyle of the monks. Explore ancient Corinth on a guided tour, featuring Agora and the Bema, where Paul was brought before the tribunal. Join local experts exploring the monument of ancient Athens, including the Acropolis.

Includes Athens, 3-night cruise of Mykonos, Ephesus, Santorini, Thessaloniki, Meteora, Delphi, Acropolis.

Rates are per person, double occupancy and include land, round-trip air, tax and fuel charges.
Passport required. Dr. Ron Fritze is ASU faculty leader.

More information is available by viewing the catalog on our web page or by clicking the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: Ron Fritze
Time:
Fee: $

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