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 SRU's Institute for Learning in Retirement to Offer 'How to' Classes 

 

SPOTLIGHT

 Sept. 15, 2005

Contact: Gordon Ovenshine: 724-738-4854; gordon.ovenshine@sru.edu

 

‘HOW TO’ CLASSES OFFERED BY SRU’S INSTITUTE FOR LEARNING IN RETIREMENT; COURSES AVAILABLE AT CRANBERRY MUNICIPAL BUILDING

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. --Attracting purple martins, conversational Italian, quilting, creative writing and ballroom dancing are among the “how to” classes offered this fall by the Institute for Learning in Retirement at Slippery Rock University.

 Registration for these and other institute classes now is underway, and classes will meet at SRU and the Cranberry Township Building.

Other classes include an examination of Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew,”  getting organized, understanding your Jewish neighbor, marketing your organization and feeding a vegetarian, knitting, appreciating art and appreciating music.

Classes run through mid-November. Most classes begin later this month.

The Institute for Learning in Retirement is a member-run organization dedicated to meeting the learning interests of mature adults.  Sponsored by Slippery Rock University, the ILR is affiliated with the Elderhostel Institute Network.  There are no age or educational requirements. Full-year dues are $100, half-year dues $60. Membership is free for persons 90 or older. ILR members may take as many classes as they wish.

For a complete class listg or to get more information, contact the ILR at 724-738-1604 or learning.retirement@sru.edu. 

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