Tag: NAIL

New Adventures Introduces Its New Look

Jan Bobbett and Mary Kenny New Adventures in Learning (NA) proudly presents its new logo. It represents our lifelong learning program in the desert, which has been working to serve our community for over 20 years. The introduction of the logo update marks the beginning of a new chapter for the all-volunteer, non-profit organization. As…

NAIL: Adventures in Learning Start Here!

Jan Bobbett and Mary Kenny Adventures are fun to anticipate. And that’s what New Adventures (NA) in Learning is all about. For example, earlier this summer, we were anticipating learning how scientists came to develop vaccines for current and previous pandemics. Bobbie Reed’s class did not disappoint! Not all adventures make your heart beat faster,…

Add Sizzle to Your Lazy Days of Summer!

Gene Lariviere's upcoming class is based on The Burning: Massacre, Destruction, and the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921.

Mary Kenny The long days of summer are great for lounging about, reading a good book, hanging out at the pool, and leaving routine and chores behind. It is also the perfect time to learn something new, whether you remain here in the neighborhood or spend summers elsewhere. New Adventures in Learning (NA) continues to…

NAIL: Looking Forward to Interesting Times Ahead

New Adventures President-elect Rob Truman will present Free and Open-Source Software to members via Zoom in April.

Mary Kenny While 2020 was a very difficult year for most of us, 2021 holds great promise. The coming months offer us opportunities to connect with each other and challenge ourselves with new adventures. New Adventures in Learning (NA) is also exploring how to enhance the NA experience for our members during the coming months.…

NAIL: 60 Classes to Take at Home

Betsy Dyson's upcoming class helps adults over 50 regain and maintain fitness.

Mary Kenny Staying interested in new ideas or just engaging with others can be a challenge in the best of times, but with the pandemic keeping most of us at home more hours than we like, there’s a way to enjoy learning that is safe and fun. New Adventures in Learning is offering its spring…

New Adventures Offers Its Spring Semester

'Safe and Secure Online - Seniors Edition' will be presented by Frank Bertola in February.

Mary Kenny Greetings to all those who are new or returning to New Adventures. Members of New Adventures (NA) enjoy learning, and the good news is that our program is ready with classes for them—and for you—for our spring semester which begins in February. We call our members lifelong learners, and you might value lifelong…

NAIL: Program of Easy-to-Access Online Classes Continue

In "Before America Roared," Bill Gates examines the period leading up to the Roaring 20s.

Mary Kenny This year, fall classes at New Adventures started in late September, and extend into December. Classes continue to be offered online via Zoom. October classes are almost over, but it’s not too late to register for our 13 classes in November and December. If you are new to New Adventures in Learning, here…

Message from the President of New Adventures in Learning

Bill Haskell, President of New Adventures' Governing Council

Bill Haskell, President of New Adventures’ Governing Council Since last month’s article, the pace of New Adventures’ implementation of the Zoom online, distance learning, video-based platform has accelerated.  We are now on schedule to go live with 20 to 30 classes for the fall semester, beginning in early October. While the number of courses is…

Along with Classes, Membership in NAIL Offers Many Other Benefits

Catherine Hammond New Adventures, a lifelong-learning program affiliated with Chandler-Gilbert Community College, provides a large variety of classes each of three semesters during the year. These classes occur in one convenient location with state-of-the-art technology and plenty of free parking. Membership offers several other advantages along with the classes. When someone joins the group, they…