CreativeLifelong LearningThe Program Guide for Creative Lifelong Learningat Granville County Senior Services919-693-1930Fall-Summer, 2018-2019Granville County, North Carolina

Granville County Senior Services, 107 Lanier St., Oxford, NC (919) 693-1930CreativeLifelong LearningINSTRUCTOR SPOTLIGHTBilly Yeargin, Jr.The first instructor for Creative LifelongLearning at Granville County SeniorServices, Billy was born and raised inGranville County. Better known by thelocals as “Boogie” Yeargin, he was quitethe drummer in his younger days and wellknown throughout the area.Billy Yeargin Jr. was educated at Fork Union Military Academy,Oak Ridge Military Institute, Duke University and the University ofOxford. His career has been divided between electronic media,politics and education. He served as Spokesman for the US TobaccoIndustry in the 1970s and has written three books on North Carolinaand Tennessee tobacco culture. Yeargin has also served asAgriculture Advisor to US Senator Robert Morgan, NC GovernorJames B. Hunt, Jr., and NC Attorney General Rufus Edmisten in the1980s, and as the Director of the NC Sweet Potato Commission inthe 1980s and 1990s.Since 1995, Yeargin has taught Southern Culture at Duke University;and, US History, Humanities and Philosophy, Southern Culture andPublic Speaking at various community colleges in North Carolina.Yeargin has also served as Headmaster/President of Oak RidgeMilitary Academy. Yeargin currently serves as an Interim SupplyPastor for the North Carolina United Methodist Conference as pastorof two United Methodist Churches in eastern North Carolina.Creative Lifelong Learningbegan in 2017 and is modeledafter the OLLI program at Dukeand NC State Universities as wellas other triangle area seniorcenter programming. It is fundedthrough a generous endowmentestablished for this purpose, andby annual memberships, classfees, and donations.No CLL Classes Mon, Sept. 3 (Labor Day) Mon, Nov. 12 (Veteran’s Day) Thurs/Fri, Nov. 22-23(Thanksgiving) Mon-Wed, Dec. 24 -26(Christmas) Tues, Jan. 1 (New Year’s Day) Mon, Jan. 21 (MLK Jr. Holiday) Fri, April 19 (Good Friday) Mon, May 27 (Memorial Day)ON THE COVERSenior Center activities and thefirst Charter Members ofCreative Lifelong Learning,Paul & Jane Reeder.Granville County Senior Servicesprovides many special services toresidents aged 60 and older.Residents aged 50 and older haveopportunities for exercise, arts andother classes.Now, the Senior Center has a newprogram,CreativeLifelongLearning, which will offer manydiversified classes open to adultsin Granville County and thesurrounding areas.For more information ior-services/Registration Dates:Fall: Granville Seniors - 7/30-8/24All Others - 8/13-8/24Winter: Granville Seniors - 11/26-12/21All Others - 12/10-12/21Spring: Granville Seniors - 2/4-3/1All Others - 2/18-3/1Summer: Granville Seniors - 4/29-5/24All Others - 5/13-5/24

ContentsSpecial Events 2Concerts, Holidays and MoreTrips . .3Explore and Discover New PlacesMulti-Week Classes .4-8, 13Learn, Laugh, LingerRegistration Form .9-10Join in the FunClasses at a Glance and Calendar .11-12Quick ViewOne Day Lectures/Seminars/Workshops .14-16Learn, Laugh, Linger MoreInterest Groups . .16General Notes . 17Important InformationWhy Join CLL and Register Early for Programs?1. So we can arrange space to include everyone.2. So we can order enough supplies.3. The classes are interesting and fun.4. Many programs fill quickly.5. So we can notify you if an instructor is sick, or weather causescancellations.6. So we will have your emergency information.7. If you are not registered, you will miss out on a great experience.8. You must be a member of CLL in order to register for programs.HOW TO USE THIS GUIDEClass Title -- African American Contribution to the Railroad Industry in NCDescription -- Slide presentation and discussion of the history and contributionsof African Americans to the railroad industry. The presentation will touch onsome local and state historical information regarding early railroad history in theSouth. Registration required by August 24.Location: Room 124Fee: 5.00 Granville Seniors; 8.00 All Others (N)Class Code -- 40001-18 Tues Sept 18 10-11amDayCreative Lifelong LearningDateLook for FREEicon for classeswith no fee.Time919-693-19301

Special EventsSpringFallWelcome to CLL FreeJoin us for tea and cookies while meetingfellow classmates. Requires registration.Location: Rm 139 - Dining Room10001-18 Thurs Aug 30 2:00-3:30 pmLine DancingMonster Style FreeLearn the Monster Mash andthe Adams Family Line Dances.Feel free to dress in costume.Requires registration.Joan Roberson, InstructorLocation: Rm 128 - Fitness Room10002-18 Wed Oct 31 1:00-2:00 pmWinterCabin Fever TriviaHiking at Ledge Creek FreeMeet us at the entry to Ledge Creek ForestConservation Area, ready for a trek. Thesetrails are a bit challenging. Wearcomfortable clothes and good walkingshoes. Bring water. Rain date: April 9Requires registration.Location: Off SiteLedge Creek Entrance3189 Brogden Rd., Stem, NC10004-19 Tues, Apr 2 10:00-12:00 amConcert by Young at HeartFreeThe Young at Heart Chorus, newly formedsing along group, will perform songs of thepast, folk tunes, and a few popular hits.Come join us for their debut.Location: OffsiteOxford United Methodist ChurchChoir RoomThis even is open to the public andrequires no registration to attend.Tues May 7 7:00-8:00 pmCharter Members OnlyCreate a Trivia team of three people andcompete for a prize! Requires registration.Fee: 5 Granville Seniors (per person) 8 All Others (N) (per person)Location: Rm 139 - Dining Room10003-19 Tues Jan 22, 2019 2:00-3:30 pm2018-2019 CatalogScholarshipsWe want CLL courses to be available toall who wish to participate. There are alimited number of need-based scholarshipsavailable. If you need financial help toattend CLL classes, contact Kathy May(919-693-1930) for application. Allrequests are confidential.Granville County Senior Center2

TripsFallCedar Creek GalleryCedar Creek Gallery, winner ofthe Governor's Award for Excellence, offersfor sale the work of over 200 of America'smost accomplished craftspeople in a unique,relaxing atmosphere. Our focus is onrepresenting local and regional fine craft,with an additional emphasis on outstandingcraftsmanship found throughout the UnitedStates.Transportation will be provided from theGranville County Senior Center in Oxford.Depart at 9:30 a.m. Fee includestransportation. Lunch at Wilton Pizzeria foran additional cost. Register by August 24.Fee: 10.00 Granville Seniors 15.00 All Others (N)20001-18 Tues Oct 23 9:30 am-2:00 pmWinter**Trip registrations arenot refundableunless someone on a waitlisttakes your spot**SpringTobacco Wood Brewing Co.Tobacco Wood Brewing Co. is a veteranowned and operated brewery coming soon toOxford, NC. We will have a family friendlyatmosphere and some great Que!We will meet at the brewery, see what goesinto making a good brew, and try some oftheir special recipes. Tour information willbe forthcoming. Registration due by March 1.20003-19 Date, Time and Cost TBAArt Museum at NCCUThe NCCU Art Museum is a vital teachingresource and cultural institution at NorthCarolina Central University. It houses one ofNorth Carolina’s leading collections ofworks by African-American artists and byothers dealing with the black experience.Transportation will be provided from theGranville County Senior Center in Oxford.Depart at 9:30 a.m. Fee includestransportation. Lunch is an additional cost.Fee: 15.00 Granville Seniors 20.00 All Others (N)20002-19 Fri Jan 18 9:30 am-2 pmCreative Lifelong Learning919-693-1930Members of the Board of Advisors forCreative Lifelong Learning of Granville Countyare tasked with decisions about the curriculum,finding quality instructors, and scheduling classes,special events and trips.2018-2019 Advisors (one-year appointed term)Kathy MayGranville County Senior Services DirectorJulie BrockmanJoan RobersonSallyann HobsonGus GillespiePriscilla Jordan-WilliamsEd NealAnnette Myers3

Multi-Week ClassesFallConversational SpanishYoung at Heart ChorusIt's never too late to try something NUEVO— and that is what we'll be doing in thisclass! We will learn Spanish vocabulary anduseful phrases in a fun, low-stressenvironment. We will practice speaking,listening, reading and writing in Spanish.This class will be geared toward thebeginner to almost-beginner.Would you like the chance to sing all ofyour favorite popular songs in a chorus?Open to both men and women, the Young atHeart chorus will sing golden oldies, folkmusic, classic rock, and current popularmusic! (Nine Mondays)Bring pen and paper (or your favoritedevice), if you are a note-taker. We willsometimes use handouts during class and theinstructor will share various online resourcesas supplements to class instruction. A 90minute session will allow plenty of time forinstruction, discussion, questions . . . andPRACTICE! (Eleven Wednesdays)Laura Gable says, “I NEVER set out to be ateacher! I am a journalist by training andstumbled into the field of education about 25years ago. I was the Migrant EducationProgram specialist and English as a SecondLanguage (ESL) coordinator for GranvilleCounty Public Schools until I retired a fewyears ago. My first exposure to Spanish wasin junior high school, and I have beenlearning something new about the languageever since. All through high school andcollege, Laura’s goal with ConversationalSpanish — to help adult learners begin tospeak Spanish with useful phrases andvocabulary that can be used in everyday life.Fee: 55 Granville Seniors 60 All Others (N)Location: Rm 12430001-18 Wed Sept 5-Nov 1411:00 am-12:30 pm2018-2019 CatalogSarah Lewis is the Minister of Music atOxford United Methodist Church, where shedirects the Chancel Choir, Praise Team,Handbell Choir, and the Drums and Voicesprogram. She is a classically trained pianistand has a love for all different styles ofmusic.Fee: 25 to join - Granville Seniors 30 to join for All Others (N)Materials Fee: 10Location: Off SiteOxford United Methodist Church,Choir Room30002-18 Mon Sept 10-Nov 511:00 am-12:00 pmCharter MembershipBe sure to join CLL before December 31,2018 in order to be among the chartermembers.Charter Members receive: a 10% discount on all classes special invitations for / entry intoevents designed for Charter membersonly a membership card indicatingCharter Member statusGranville County Senior Center4

Multi-Week ClassesFall (Continued)Moving Forward: AgingGracefullyThis workshop is designed to help people ofall ages to move forward and grow inspirituality. Participants will be guidedthrough activities that will give them tools todevelop their inner strength, faith, spirit andself. Each participant will discover the toolsand practices best suited to aid in helpingconnect body, mind and spirit. It’s time tohit the reset button of life and discoverways and words to keep moving forwardand age with dignity. (Three Wednesdays)Participants will need a notebook andpen/pencil. Colored pencils will be a goodtool.Maxine Reynolds Chauvaux has beenwriting poems and stories since childhood.Chauvaux has written in many genres andhas in more recent years studied memoirand creative non-fiction writing at Duke’sOLLI program. She was a member ofseveral writing groups in the area and ispresently a facilitator for the Writing Groupthat meets at the Senior Center.Fee: 30 Granville Seniors 35 All Others (N)Location: Rm 119 - Art Room30003-18 Wed Sept 12-Sept 261:30 - 3:30 pmCreative Lifelong Learning919-693-1930Journaling Your Way toMemoir; It’s Your Story -Write It!In a workshop setting, participants willexplore the following topics: ABC’s ofJournaling — Memoir: What Is It?, FindingYour Writing Style, Elements of a Story,How Does Your Story Grow, and manyother topics. Participants will write toprompts and have a few short writingassignments. Each student may schedule ahalf-hour one on one writing critique afterthe class is finished. There will be no chargefor the critiquing, but it must be scheduledwithin the instructor’s time allotment. (FourThursdays)Instructor: Maxine Reynolds Chauvaux —see bio in “Moving Forward, AgingGracefully”Fee: 30 Granville Seniors 35 All Others (N)Location: Rm 119-Art Room30004-18 Thurs Oct 4-251:00 - 3:30 pmPlease register for all classesyou intend to attend.All classes with a numberrequire registration,even those listed asFREE.5

Multi-Week ClassesFall (Continued)Table-Scapes and Napkin Folding 101Get ready for the upcoming holidays and discover simple ways to create table décor for anyevent, using flowers and greens from your own backyard and interesting containers you have athome. Learn how to fold dinner napkins into several interesting shapes that will makeyour table look festive for every event. And on the last day of class, participants will make aninteresting flower arrangement from a surprise food item that is quick, simple and can fit intoany theme. (Three Fridays)Participants will be asked to bring a large dinner-size cloth napkin to practice folding and tobring a few flowers and greenery from backyard gardens to share with the class. We will discussthese supplies on the first class.Instructor: Maxine Reynolds Chauvaux — see bio in “Moving Forward, Aging Gracefully”Fee: 30 Granville SeniorsFee: 35 All Others (N)Location: Room 119 - Art Room30005-18 Friday, Nov. 2 - 16 1:30 - 3:30 pmBeginning SewingThis class is for beginners, for those who want to refresh their skills, and for the skilled sewer.Learn to sew using the sewing machine. You will come away with hands-on experience learningto read patterns, following directions, and creating your own clothes, crafts, or quilts. We willbegin with learning to thread and run the machine while making a reversible bag. Items we canmake might be a quilted pillow cover, apron, pajama pants, skirt, or simple quilt. Come withyour ideas and suggestions. Come with your dreams. There is something for everyone.*Class sizes will be limited to 5 students. Two 5 week sessions will be offeredduring the fall.*Carol Montague began sewing at the age of 12. She learned to sew in school and sewed her ownclothes in high school and college. She has taught at Vance Granville Community College, andfor the Oxford Housing Authority, and has taught children as young as 8 and adults of all ages.She is thrilled to pass on the skill of sewing to others.Fee: 50 Granville SeniorsFee: 55 All Others (N)Location: Room 119 - Art Room*Session 1 30006-18Mon., Sept. 10 - Oct. 8 1:00 - 4:00 pm*Session 2 30006A-18 Mon., Oct. 15 - Nov. 12 1:00 - 4:00 pm2018-2019 CatalogGranville County Senior Center6

Multi-Week ClassesFall (Continued)Practical WisdomHow to Navigate this Changing World with GraceThere is so much fear and uncertainty in today’s changing world. It can be difficult to live ourlives with grace and compassion. We don’t realize how often we fall into old habits and thoughtpatterns as we move through our day. How can self-reflection and meditation help you to movethrough this world with more grace and less fear? Common themes of practical wisdom arefound across many spiritual traditions; respect, compassion, forgiveness, gratitude and love forself and others.In this class, we will use writing from One With All of Thee: Growing Your Sacred Connectionand other books of wisdom as a jumping-off point for reflective discussion on how to live a moremindful life in harmony with nature and those around us. I will provide simple tools, shortexercises and meditations to fit into your busy lives, as well as short reading assignments and/orexercises to do during the week that will be discussed in class. (Four Thursdays)A retired Duke University medical researcher, Celine Koropchak is currently a blueberry farmerand author of the books “One With All of Thee: Growing Your Sacred Connection” (book willavailable for purchase), and “One With All of Thee: Sowing the Seeds for Change.” She speaksand teaches locally sharing practical tools to help guide others on their personal journeys.Celine has been a repeat guest of BlogTalkRadio and writes a weekly blog,TheTovaryshConnection.Fee: 20 Granville SeniorsFee: 25 All Others (N)Location: Room 12430007-18 Thursday, Oct. 11 - Nov 1 11:00 am - 12:00 pmGranville, the “Banner” CountyThis series of classes covers Tobacco History, beginning with Medieval times and earlyAmerica. Tobacco in North Carolina and Granville County, denoting our county’s contributionto tobacco growth will be included. (Six Fridays)W. W. (Boogie) Yeargin, Jr. will be leading this class. His biois located on the inside front cover of this catalog.Fee: 30 Granville Seniors 35 All Others (N)Location: Room 12430008-18 Friday, Sept. 7 - Oct. 12Creative Lifelong Learning3:00 - 4:30 pm919-693-19307

Multi-Week ClassesFall (Continued)Is Happiness a CHOICE?Can happiness really be a choice that we can make individually? There is no secret formula, butwe can learn how to make more conscious decisions on a daily basis to fully experience beingmore positive and happy. (5 classes)Lydia Powell has a Masters in Clinical Psychology. She taught Education and Psychology atVance-Granville Community College for over 30 years and retired 4 years ago. She is a certifiedReality Therapist through the Glasser Institute.Instructor: Lydia PowellFee: 25 Granville Seniors 30 All Others (N)Location: Room 12430009-18 Wed., Sept 12 - Oct 102:00 - 3:00 pm Please check “Fees” carefully!Pricesare slightly higher forNon-Granville Residentsand forNon-Seniors 2018-2019 CatalogGranville County Senior Center8

CLLCreative Lifelong LearningRegistration FormParticipant’s Last Name: First Name:Mailing Address:City: State: Zip Code:Home Phone: Cell Phone:*Email:Do you prefer to receive your registration receipt by email or printed/mailed?*A valid email address is required.Date of Birth(Required)Local Emergency Contact Name (Required)Local Emergency Relationship (Required)Local Emergency Contact Phone Number*Are you a Granville County Senior (50 )? Yes NoClass CodeClass/Workshop, Event Name(Required)Gender F MDayDate(s)TimeFee***Use following page for additional space and indicate number of classes on next page!If you are interested in donating to the CLL program, please indicate it in the total on your registrationform and include it in your check. Thank you!Checks Payable to Granville County Senior Center.Non-Residents and Non-Seniors pay fee indicated bythe symbol (N) in program description.Annual Membership for Granville County Seniors - 10.00Annual Membership for All Other Participants - 12.00CLL Donation:Total from this side:Total from back side:*Annual Member Fee:Total Amount Due: WAIVERI hereby assume all the risks and hazards incidental to the conduct of the activities and transportation to and fromthe activities. I release, absolve, and indemnify Granville County Senior Services, employees, volunteers,contractors and/or sponsors, from all risks and hazards associated with the activities and in the event of injury, doexpressly waive all claims against them. I understand that no insurance coverage is provided by Granville CountySenior Services. By registering for these programs, I understand and agree that if a portion of the program is unableto be completed due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances, I will receive a prorated credit on myaccount for the uncompleted portion of the program. Further, I understand and agree that I have up to one year touse the credit and if it is not used within the one year, the credit will be donated on my behalf to the CLLScholarship Fund.Creative Lifelong Learning919-693-19309

CLLCreative Lifelong LearningRegistration Form (continued)Participant’s Last Name: First Name:Class CodeClass/Workshop NameDayDate(s)TimeFee***Transfer this total to the other side: Please indicate if you would be interested in volunteering with CLL:YesNoCheck the committees listed below with which you would be interested in volunteering.Hospitality — Helping with refreshments during class times or special eventsClass Assistant — Take class roll, pass out and collect evaluations of classTrips — Help organize and arrange for trips, serve as tour guideSpecial Events — Plan, organize and run eventsPublicity — Pass out brochures, talk to groups about Creative Lifelong Learning, writenews articlesBecome a Teacher — Share your passion or create a class based on your expertiseBoard of Advisors — Find teachers, advise the director of Senior Services and thedirector of CLL as the program progresses, take on other jobs that might be necessary torun the program successfully.Note: The descriptions above are not all-inclusive. There could be other tasks needed that arenot specifically listed.2018-2019 CatalogGranville County Senior Center10

Classes and Events at a GlanceFree EventsFallWelcome to CLLThursNC - Our Home - Group LedTuesConversational Spanish - Laura GabelWedAfrican American Contribution:ThursNC Railroad Industry - Sallyann HobsonGranville, the “Banner” CountyFriW. W. (Boogie) Yeargin, Jr.Young at Heart Chorus, Sarah LewisMonIs Happiness a CHOICE? - Lydia PowellWedMoving Forward, Aging GracefullyWedMaxine ChauvauxBeginning Sewing - Carol MontagueMonTai Chi - Peter KayTuesJournaling your way to Memoir;ThursIt’s Your Story - Write It! - Maxine ChauvauxPractical Wisdom - Celine KoropchakThursMarketing & Advertising - Frank TimberlakeTuesBeginning Sewing - Carol MontagueMonTrip - Cedar CreekTuesPreserving Family Memories - Paula HarrellFriLine Dance, Monster Style - Joan RobersonWedTable Scapes & Napkin Folding 101FriMaxine ChauvauxAug 302:00-3:30 pmSep 11/Oct 9/Nov 139:30-11:00 amSept 5-Nov 1411:00 am-12:30 pmSept 610:00-11:00 amSept 7-Oct 12Sept 10-Nov 5Sept 12-Oct 10Sept 12-26Sept 10-Oct 8Sept 25Oct 4-253:00-4:30 pm11:00 am-12:00 pm2:00-3:00 pm1:30-3:30 pm1:00-4:00 pm10:00-11:30 am1:00-3:30 pmOct 11-Nov 1Oct 16Oct 15-Nov 12Oct 23Oct 26Oct 31Nov. 2-1611:00 am-12:00 pm1:00-2:30 pm1:00-4:00 pm9:30 am-2pm1-2:30 pm1:00-2:00 pm1:30-3:30 pmMonTuesWedFriJan 7- Feb 25Jan 8, Feb 12Jan 9- Feb 27Jan 1811:00 am-12:00 pm9:30-11:00 am11:00 am-12:30 pm9:00 am-2:00 pmTuesJan 22WedFeb 13MonTuesTuesTuesMar 11-May 2011:00 am-12:00 pmMar 12/Apr 9/May149:30-11:00 amApr 210:00 am-12:00 pmApr 910:00 am-12:00 pmWinterYoung at Heart Chorus - Sarah LewisNC - Our Home - Group LedConversational Spanish - Laura GabelTrip - NCCU Art MuseumCabin Fever Trivia(Charter Members Only Event)Social Media - Have Fun, Stay Safe Frank Timberlake2:00-3:30 pm1:00-2:30 pmSpringYoung at Heart Chorus - Sarah LewisNC - Our Home - Group LedHiking at Ledge CreekRain Date:Trip - Tobacco Wood BreweryAll Things Kerr Lake - Frank TimberlakeConcert by Young at HeartCreative Lifelong Learning919-693-1930TBAWedTuesMay 8May 71:00-2:30 pm7:00-8:00 pm11

Creative Lifelong LearningGranville County Senior Services2018-2019 CalendarFallDeadline for Teacher Application .May 15, 2018Registration Opens for Granville County Senior Residents (Ages 50 ).July 30, 2018Registration Opens to Non-Granville Residents and Non-Seniors .Aug. 13, 2018Registration Closes .Aug. 24, 2018Labor Day .Sept. 3, 2018Classes Begin. .Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018Classes End .Friday, Nov.16, 2018WinterDeadline for Teacher Application (for catalog) .May 15, 2018Deadline for additional Teacher Applications (for newsletter) .Oct. 1, 2018Registration Opens for Granville County Senior Residents (Ages 50 ).Nov. 26, 2018Registration Opens to Non-Granville Residents and Non-Seniors .Dec. 10, 2018Registration Closes .Dec. 21, 2018New Year’s Day .Jan. 1, 2019Classes Begin. .Monday, Jan. 7, 2019MKL Jr. Holiday (No Classes) .Jan. 21, 2019Classes End .Friday, Mar. 1, 2019SpringDeadline for Teacher Application (for catalog) .May 15, 2018Deadline for additional Teacher Applications (for newsletter) .Dec. 1, 2018Registration Opens for Granville County Senior Residents (Ages 50 ).Feb. 4, 2019Registration Opens to Non-Granville Residents and Non-Seniors .Feb. 18, 2019Registration Closes .Mar. 1, 2019Classes Begin. .Monday, Mar. 11, 2019Good Friday (No Classes) .April. 19, 2019Classes End .Friday, May 24, 2019Summer (should there be interest / instructors)Deadline for Teacher Application (for catalog) . May 15, 2018Deadline for Additional Teacher Applications (for newsletter) Mar.1, 2019Registration Opens for Granville County Senior Residents (Ages 50 ). Apr. 29, 2019Registration Opens to Non-Granville Residents and Non-Seniors .May 13, 2019Registration Closes .May 24, 2019Classes Begin. .Mon., Jun.3, 2019Classes End . Fri., Jun. 28, 2019*If we discover new teachers during the year and can work in extra classes, we will make everyattempt to do so. Watch the newsletter or check online at Granville County Senior Services foradditional activities and/or class changes.*2018-2019 CatalogGranville County Senior Center12

Multi-Week ClassesWinterYoung at Heart ChorusThe Young at Heart Chorus was established in the Fall. However, we welcome new members atany time so please come and join us. (Seven Mondays)Director: Sarah LewisFee: 25 to join - New Granville Seniors 30 to join - All Other New Members (N)Materials Fee: 10 for all membersLocation: Off Site Oxford United Methodist Church, Choir Room30002A-19 Mon Jan 7 - Feb 25 11:00 am - 12:00 noon (No class on January 21)Conversational Spanish - Beginners Welcome!For details on this class, see the full description given in the Fall Course Section.(Eight Wednesdays)Instructor: Laura Gabel (see bio in Fall section)Fee: 40 Granville Seniors 45 All Others (N)Location: Room 12430001A-19 Wed Jan 9 - Feb 27 11:00 am - 12:30 pmSpringYoung at Heart ChorusThe Young at Heart Chorus was established in the Fall. However, we welcome new members atany time so please come and join us. (Ten Mondays)Director: Sarah LewisFee: 25 to join - New Granville Seniors 30 to join - All Other New Members (N)Materials Fee: 10 for all membersLocation: Off Site Oxford United Methodist Church, Choir Room30002B-19 Mon Mar 11 - May 20 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (No Class on April 22)Granville Senior Center ClosuresLabor Day, Thanksgiving (Nov 22-23), Christmas (Dec. 24-26)New Year’s Day, MLK Jr Holiday, Good Friday, Memorial DayCreative Lifelong Learning919-693-193013

One Day Lectures/Seminars/Workshops/ClassesFallAfrican American Contributions: NC Railroad IndustryUtilizing a slide presentation, the presenter will help portray the history and contributions of AfricanAmericans to the railroad industry. The presentation will touch on some local and state historicalinformation regarding early railroad history in the South. (One Class)Ms. Hobson is a retired medical graphic artist with 30 years of federal civilian service and 27 years of militaryservice in the US Naval Reserve as a Hospital Corpsman, Senior Chief Petty Officer. After leaving federal service in2007, Ms. Hobson settled in southern Granville County. Currently, Ms. Hobson is a member of the AAHGS TriangleArea Chapter, the Granville County Genealogical Society, the Lunenburg County Historical/Genealogical Society,the Mecklenburg County Historical Society, the Granville County Chapter of the NAACP, the National Mary PotterClub, Inc., and the League of Women Voters of Granville County. Though retired, she is an active participant incommunity initiatives and looks forward to new opportunities to contribute to our regional historical knowledgedatabase.Fee: 5 Granville SeniorsLocation: Room 124 8 All Others (N)40001-18 Thurs, Sept 6 10:00-11:00 amTai Chi as Physical Therapy for Health & FitnessTai Chi is an ancient Chinese discipline with valuable lessons for the modern world. This presentationwill provide an overview and history of the art, and easily learned exercises, with source materials forcontinued education. Sitting, standing, and moving practices will be instructed. (One Class)Peter Kay has taught Tai Chi since 1980. In 1997 he was recruited to work for Duke Health in the Department ofPhysical Therapy and Occupational Therapy. Peter finds Tai Chi training and applications useful in his life andenjoys sharing this with others. He teaches 3-4 classes a week in Person County through the Lucky Person Tai ChiClub.Fee: 5 Granville Seniors 8 All Others (N)Location: Room 128 - Fitness Room40002-18 Tues, Sept 25 10:00-11:30 amMarketing & Advertising 101, and Maybe a Little 201In this lecture, you'll be exposed to some proven axioms that can apply to a small independent business,or to a large company. This particular class is designed to give novices a clear, concise and reasonableapproach to marketing and advertising, and to refresh and update those previously exposed to marketingand advertising practices. (One Class)Granville Count

Art Museum at NCCU . The NCCU Art Museum is a vital teaching resource and cultural institution at North Carolina Central University. It houses one of North Carolina's leading collections of works by African-American artists and by others dealing with the black experience.