Seniors College


Lunch Bunch Discussion Club

Every Monday – 11:15 AM (lunch) and 12:30 (program)
Alvernia University, Student Center Dining Hall/Seminar Rooms

January 20 - Sneak Preview of Upcoming Classes from 12:30–2:00 PM

Classes Begin This Week

January 26 - “Comedy of Caregiving and the Most Important Legal Tips You Need to Know after 55” – Cathleen S. Sikorski, Esquire

February 2 - “Climate Change: What Can We Do?” – Dr. Spencer Stober, Professor of Biology. We are the first generation to realize that humans are impacting the global biosphere, and it is entirely possible that we are the last generation with an opportunity to do something about it. Dr. Stober will offer practical steps that each of us can take to reduce climate change.

February 9 - “Water Fowl Pennsylvania” [Middle Creek Wildlife] - Bert Myers, Environmental Education Specialist. Learn about the water fowl of Pennsylvania, including the famous Snow Geese of Middle Creek.

February 16 - No Lunch Bunch

February 23 - “What is Palliative Care?”- Dr. Vinti Shah, Reading Health System. What hope and care comes from palliative medicine?

Book Review Club

First Wednesday of every month – (begins January 8) 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Alvernia University, Student Center, Private Dining Room
Call Dianne Walker, 610-413-0790

January 8 - “Shadow of the Wind” by Carlos Ruiz

February 4 - “Boys in the Boat” by Daniel Brown

March 4 - “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd

Third Monday bi-monthly – (begins January 19) 7:00 – 8:00 PM
Phoebe Berks Village, 1 Reading Drive, Wernersville

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot

iPad Club

Third Wednesday of every month – (January 21 through June 17)
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Upland Center, Community Room 103
Call Ernie Kasprowicz - 610-678-4056
This is a time for iPad users to share iPad knowledge. Meetings will discuss iPad user problems, frustrations, and fun.

Alvernia Seniors Card Club

Each Monday – (January 26 through May 11)
8:30 – 9:00 AM (Bridge Lessons) 9:00 – 11:30 AM (Bridge)
AU Student Center, Crusader Café Call Pam Harter - 610-777-6833
Bridge lessons will be offered by Janet Stevens.

The New Horizons Band at Alvernia University

Each Wednesday – (January 28 through May 13)
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Room 104, Francis Hall
Call Jim Seidel, Director – 484-332-7005

Alvernia Seniors Womens Chorus

Each Tuesday – (January 13 through May 12)
1:00 – 2:00 PM
The Yocum Institute, 1100 Belmont Ave., Wyomissing, PA
Call Deanna Reuben, Director – 610-207-7261

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