Resolutions Resolutions

Ron Hayward, Canadian playwright, teaching members of New Adventures in Learning.

Ron Hayward, Canadian playwright, teaching members of New Adventures in Learning.

Elizabeth Morque

It’s that time of year. The holiday cheer is over and you may be thinking about a change of pace; a New Year’s Resolution. Perhaps you are thinking of an exercise routine or a healthy eating program. Well, don’t forget exercising your brain as well as the rest of your body. That is where New Adventures in Learning comes in.

New Adventures is an adult learning program set up especially for seniors to help keep our brains active and healthy. Located in the Chandler/Gilbert Community College on the corner of Alma School and Riggs Road, New Adventures offers a wide range of classes to seniors in Sun Lakes, Solera, SunBird and the surrounding area.

It is time for spring registration. If you are a current member you will receive a registration packet in the mail and you can view the curriculum guide on the web at If you are interested in joining New Adventures you can call the office at 480-857-5500 or stop by the school at 25105 S. Alma School Road for more information.

Don’t delay. Classes are open on a first come first served basis. The following is a partial list of the 92 exciting classes offered this spring:

Living to be 100 Years Old, Art History/Appreciation, Introduction to Mah Jongg, Everyday Chemistry, Today’s World of Safe Investing, A Brief History of Canada, Making Sense of Medicare, Cardmaking, The Status of Women in the US and the World, The Middle East, The Universe Beyond the Solar System, Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Metropolitan Opera Live: Puccini’s Madame Butterfly, Renaissance Art, Fun With the iPad, Arizona Sightseeing – North and East, Roundtable: Bad Boys of the 20th Century, Roundtable: What’s For Dinner?, The Life and Career of Theodore Roosevelt, Food Lies, Health Myths, The Economics of Almost Everything, Good News! You are already a Writer, The Fair Tax, Laughter is the Best Medicine. Have it Ready: How to Place Medical History on a USB drive for emergencies.

Make New Adventures in Learning your resolution for 2016!