Lifetime Learning Center

The Lifetime Learning Center Senior Studies Program’s classes for the Fall 2021 semester will include Virtual Zoom classes and 2 In-person classes in Dyer Hall. Registration for the in-person classes will only be on Tuesday, September 7 and Wednesday, September 8 from 10 am to 2 pm. Check-in will begin at the front of the Lifetime Learning Center, Building QQ. Please wear a mask and bring your proof of vaccination. If you are not feeling well, please stay home. Everyone will fill out a short health screening form before entering the building. Due to COVID protocol, we will not be able to register students on Friday, September 10. For more information please contact Theresa Brunella at 562-938-3047 or or Carol Conley at 562-938-3048 or

Fall Semester: September 10 to December 10, 2021

Click here to go to the on-line registration page.


Tai Chi for Better Balance with David Hennage on Zoom
The class is an enhancement of traditional Tai Chi transforming movement into therapeutic training for balance and mobility to help reduce the likelihood of falls.
Tuesdays & Fridays, September 14 to November 19, 2021 10:30-11:30 am $60

Two Sessions of Strength Training with Jessi Rose McMaster on Zoom
Virtual exercise class that focuses on building strength and mobility for the whole body. You need a chair and hand weights (you can use water bottles or soup cans)
Tuesdays, September 14 to December 7, 2021 3:15-4:00 pm $60
Thursdays, September 16 to December 9, 2021 3:15-4:00 pm $60 (No class Sept. 23 & Nov. 25)

Music at the Academy with Robyn Frey-Monell on Zoom
We wait with bated breath to see what movie will win the coveted Best Picture Oscar award, but does anyone really pay attention to the Best Song category? Take another journey with us through American musical history and discover what songs were awarded by the Academy and what was going on in the country at that time.
Wednesdays, September 15 to December 8, 2021 11:30 am-12:30 pm $60 (No class Nov. 24)

Creative Calm with Cari Kaminski on Zoom
Simple art projects are incorporated into a variety of meditative practices which include breath awareness, guided imagery, tapping techniques, acupressure, and Qigong. Creative Calm focuses on artistic expression as a source of relaxation. Light your favorite scented candle and take time to center yourself and be inspired.
Supplies: 9 X 12 water color paper, pencil, watercolors, pointed round artist brush, (fine tip black, white, gold markers), glue, (colored pencils, markers, or pastels), writing paper/journal, and pen.
Thursdays, September 23 to October 28, 2021 10:00-11:00 am $40

IN-PERSON CLASSES, Registration only in-person Sept 7 & 8 10 am to 2 pm

“That’s Entertainment” Behind the scenes from Broadway to Hollywood with Lucy Daggett.
Dyer Hall
on Fridays, September 10 to December 10, 2021 1:00-3:00 pm $60 (No class Nov. 26)
Limited Seating in Dyer Hall; registration must be completed in person by September 8.

We will look at the musical theatre art form from various perspectives, which inspired each musical, to the composers, lyricists, book writers, directors, choreographer, costumers, technical designers and actors who collaborated to bring the piece to life.  We will hear about the original Broadway production and study its timeliness and relevance in American history.   

World Affairs and Current Events with Craig Hendricks
Dyer Hall on Wednesdays, September 29, October 6 & 20, 2021 3:25-4:45 pm $35
Limited Seating in Dyer Hall; registration must be completed in person by Sept 8.

Craig will enlighten and educate us with his amazing knowledge of current events and American history. The discussions are always lively and thought provoking!