Fall 2018 Course Offerings

  225 WPM—How Is This Possible?

  300 Hardest Miles

  Achieving a Healthy, Happy Retirement

  Aging in Place

  Alfred Hitchcock Meets WW II

  Aliens as Neighbors

  American Art History: From Backwater to World Leader

  Answering Common Questions about Estate Planning

  Balance, Chair Yoga and More!

  Behind the Scenes: Des Moines International Airport

  Behind the Scenes: Des Moines Register’s Printing Plant

  Celebrating Two 20th Century Public Health Achievements:
The Decline of Tuberculosis and Milk-borne Diseases

  Changing Political Attitudes of the American Public

  Choosing a New Place to Hang Your Hat

  Collision Course Iowa: the 2018 Election

  Cybersecurity in Your Life

  DAR, SAR and the American Revolution

  Enjoying and Caring for Feathered Neighbors

  Fly Fishing and Fly Tying

  Food for Thought

  Genealogy 101

  Hiding in Plain Sight: Human Trafficking in Iowa

  The History, Customs, and Folklore of Ireland

  The History of Early Des Moines

  How Did We Get So Rude? Promoting Civility

  How Do Astronomers Know?

  Is There Science in Science Fiction?

  Meteorology and Forecasting Basics

  Microsoft Excel Basic

  Microsoft Excel Intermediate

  Microsoft Word Basic

  Microsoft Word Intermediate

  Mindfulness Meditation Accompanied by Sound

  Native American Finger Weaving

  Native Americans of Iowa: Using the Natural Environment

  The New Genetics: DNA and Its Impact on Your Pantry

  The Pappajohn Sculpture Park

  Orphan Trains Brought 10,000 Children to Iowa

  Pickleball Play

  Reconstruction—the Civil War’s “Third Act”

  Reform or Rationing? Healthcare

  Three Riffs on Jazz

  Travel: The North and the South of It

  A Trip Through Iowa’s Military History

  Two Big Challenges in Public Health: Lead & Opioids

  Using Your iPhone and iPad

  Victoria’s World

  Walking Tour of Woodland Cemetery

  What “Makes America Great”—A Conversation

  Wine and Cheese Tasting





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