UWM Osher Summer 2014 Catalog
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is a membership organization for adults 50 and over who understand that quality of life is enhanced through learning. You need not be an alumnus/alumna of UWM in order to join. Osher is the perfect way to expand your knowledge while joining more than 1,000 like-minded, active, older adults.
SUMMER 2014 PROGRAMS A WORLD for the WISE OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Osher Lifelong Learning Institute OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE SCE-OSHER.UWM.EDU TABLE OF CONTENTS Core Programming Committee.............................................................. 2 Membership Information....................................................................... 3 How to Participate / Registration Information........................................ 4 Educational Travel & Tours.................................................................5-6 Short Courses..................................................................................7-11 Osher Lecture Series.....................................................................12-14 Upcoming Special Events.................................................................... 14 Go Explore.....................................................................................15-20 University Community Orchestra ........................................................ 20 Create Change Conference................................................................. 21 Special Interest Groups..................................................................21-23 Membership Fees............................................................................... 24 Registration Forms.........................................................................25-26 Location and Parking Information........................................................ 27 CORE PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE Special thanks to the Core Programming Committee members who put together our course offerings: Elaine Burns (Chair)......................................................... 414-963-9657 Kathy Brehmer................................................................ 262-253-1271 Geri Halaska.................................................................... 414-476-7216 Kathy Johnson................................................................ 414-443-0931 Ruth Krossin.................................................................... 414-764-4822 Ethel Lieberthal............................................................... 414-352-1171 Tom Petri......................................................................... 414-427-0284 Marcia Scherrer.............................................................. 414-423-8212 Beth Waschow................................................................ 414-764-9299 Sarah Wilson................................................................... 414-339-9001 Osher relies on the generosity of members serving on committees to keep our programs running smoothly. Visit the Programs and Activities page of the Osher website at sce-osher.uwm.edu for all of the ways in which you can get involved. 2 SCE | A World for the Wise BECOMING AN OSHER MEMBER The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is a membership organization for adults 50 and over who understand that quality of life is enhanced through learning. You need not be an alumnus/alumna of UWM in order to join. Osher is the perfect way to expand your knowledge while joining more than 1,000 like-minded, active older adults. Osher Member Benefits • • • • • • • • • Attend short courses and lectures taught by UWM faculty, Osher members and other noted experts that explore a variety of thought-provoking topics Participate in Go Explore excursions to some of the most interesting places in the Greater Milwaukee area Enroll in peer-directed Special Interest Groups focused on a variety of subjects Receive discounts on travel programs to remarkable locations around the world Enjoy social events throughout the year Meet new friends who share a love of learning Keep up to date with the organization through the bi-monthly newsletter highlighting member profiles, future activities and events of interest Receive a complimentary library card for the UWM Golda Meir Library Use a free directory to connect with fellow members Become a Member You must be a member of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UWM to register for programs. If you have not joined Osher or renewed your membership, you may do so by including the membership fee (see page 24) with the registration form on pages 25-26, or visit sce-osher.uwm.edu. To verify your membership status, call the Osher office at 414-227-3321. Reciprocity with Other Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes Members in good standing with another Osher group may pay the usual event fee and attend any Osher offering while visiting. Those who move here will be considered members until the next annual membership fee is due. They may then pay UWM School of Continuing Education Osher dues and continue in good standing. sce-osher.uwm.edu | 414-227-3320 | email@example.com 3 HOW TO PARTICIPATE Registration Once you’ve joined Osher, registration is required for program participation. Registration for any course or program is open until one week before the start date. However, classes fill up quickly, so we encourage you to register early. Registration Options 1. ONLINE sce-registration.uwm.edu 2. BY PHONE 414-227-3200 3. IN PERSON Though there is no registration reception for Osher summer programs, you are welcome to register for courses in person at the UWM School of Continuing Education 6th floor reception desk, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm. 4. BY MAIL Fill out the registration form on page 25-26, and send with payment to: Noncredit Registration, UW-Milwaukee, Drawer No. 491, Milwaukee, WI 53293-0491. Please note that mailed registrations require additional processing that may delay your enrollment. Confirmations Please note that you will receive confirmations of your class registrations by email. If we do not have an email address on file, your confirmation will be mailed to you. Cancellations/Refunds* 1. UWM School of Continuing Education cancels a program for any reason: • Receive a 100% refund 2. Participant withdrawals made at least two weeks (14 days) prior to the start of a program: • Receive a 100% refund 3. Participant withdrawals made less than two weeks prior to the start of a program: • Participant may elect to transfer fees one time to any currently available program OR receive a refund, less 20% for an administrative fee • Programs with a fee of $35 or less receive no refund • Once a program has begun, refunds are no longer issued *These rules do not apply to travel programs which have a no refund policy. Questions? Please call Kim Beck at 414-227-3321. 4 SCE | A World for the Wise EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL & TOURS Worry-free travel experiences with just the right blend of learning and leisure offer once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to see the world while you make new friends and extraordinary memories! Visit sce-tours.uwm.edu for detailed itineraries of each trip. All are led by Osher Executive Director, Kim Beck. For more information, contact Kim at 414-227-3321 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Along the Mississippi Enjoy a scenic, early autumn drive along the Great River Road on the banks of the Mississippi River – from Clinton, Iowa to Prairie du Chien. Delight in scenic views from Palisades State Park and the Fenelon Place Elevator in Dubuque. Discover offbeat, charming destinations like the Havencrest Castle and the Dickeyville Grotto. Enjoy a dinner cruise on a historic paddle boat, and explore other history of the region with visits to Galena, the National Mississippi River Museum, Fort Crawford and Villa Louis. All meals, transportation, admissions and lodging are included. Mon.-Thu., Sept. 29-Oct.1 Fee: $600 Per Member (Double Occupancy) $700 Per Member (Single Occupancy) Deposit: $250 Due at Registration Final Payment Due: Sept. 2 Program No. 8119-7339 Costa Rica – Rainforests, Cloud Forests and Volcanoes Explore the beauty, warmth, tranquility and excitement of Costa Rica. Take in views from above the rainforest, hike volcanoes and waterfalls, tour a coffee plantation, and explore museums and sights in the capital city of San José. All meals, transportation, admissions and lodging are included. Learn More Attend a free no obligation information meeting on Wednesday, May 28 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the School of Continuing Education. To RSVP, contact Kim Beck at 414-227-3321 or email@example.com. Sun.-Sun., Nov. 30-Dec. 7 Fee: $2,300 Per Member (Double Occupancy) $2,600 Per Member (Single Occupancy) Deposit: $250 Due at Registration Final Payment Due: Aug. 22 Program No. 8119-7334 sce-osher.uwm.edu | 414-227-3320 | firstname.lastname@example.org 5 Spectacular Spain Enjoy the best that Spain has to offer on this memorable travel opportunity filled with a spectacular array of cathedrals, fortresses, palaces, gardens and striking modern architecture. Highlights include the Mezquita, a 1000-year-old mosque in Córdoba; the Alhambra in Granada; the irresistible city of Seville; the famous windmills of La Mancha; the incredible Arts and Sciences City, designed by Santiago Calatrava; the ancient Teatro Romano; and Gaudi’s surreal Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. All transportation, admission, lodging and most meals are included. Learn More Attend a free no obligation information meeting on Wednesday, August 6 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the School of Continuing Education. To RSVP, contact Kim Beck at 414-227-3321 or email@example.com. Wed.-Sun., Mar. 11-22, 2015 Fee: $3,500 Per Member (Double Occupancy) $4,000 Per Member (Single Occupancy) Deposit: $250 Due at Registration Final Payment Due: Nov. 28 Program No. 8119-7338 Week of Learning 2015: On the Border – Immigration and Arizona Join us for the 2015 Week of Learning as we travel to southern Arizona for a firsthand exploration of the highly-charged issue of immigration. Meet local officials and experts, and listen to their views of the path to immigration reform. Hear from those charged with safeguarding the U.S. border and those that work with our country’s newest immigrants. Explore the rich arts and culture that Latinos bring to our country. There will also be time set aside to discover local American-Indian communities and the rugged beauty of the Sonoran Desert landscape. All meals, transportation, admissions and lodging are included. Sun.-Sat., Apr. 12-18, 2015 Fee: $1,400 Per Member (Double Occupancy) $1,700 Per Member (Single Occupancy) Deposit: $250 Due at Registration Final Payment Due: Feb. 6, 2015 Program No. 8119-7335 6 SCE | A World for the Wise SHORT COURSES Enjoy two to six-week noncredit sessions on various topics such as the arts, literature, ethics, law, politics, religion and history, taught by UWM faculty and other experts and professionals in the community. Know Your Medicine, Know Your Pharmacist How comfortable are you when it comes to explaining what your medicine is for or how to take it? Patients who take multiple medications run the risk of taking them improperly and mixing medications that may interact with each other. Learn how your pharmacist can play a role in your health care, how to properly store and dispose of medications, tips on keeping track of your medications, and where to go to find answers. You are encouraged to bring your own medications, a listing of your drug allergies and your immunization record so you can complete a comprehensive medication list. PRESENTER Sarah Ray, Pharm.D., BCPS is an assistant professor of pharmacy practice at the Concordia University Wisconsin School of Pharmacy. She also practices at Milwaukee Health Services, Inc., where she educates patients on their medications and collaborates with other health care providers to help manage patients with chronic diseases like diabetes, hypertension, COPD, asthma or hypercholesterolemia. Ray is a strong believer in patients taking an active role in their health care. 2 Mon., July 7 & 14, 2:15-3:30pm Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center Fee: $10 Program No. SUMR:04 Potpourri Each week, discover a different speaker and enjoy a different topic. PRESENTERS July 7 John Roach â€œNorthern Arizona: Sedona, the Small State Parks and Route 66â€? Take a visit to Sedona, Prescott, Route 66, Little Painted Desert, Lower Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend and Glen Canyon vicariously through stunning photos and a firsthand account. John Roach became passionate about photography after a successful engineering and management career. He is active in the Urban Ecology Center Photography Club and Coalition of Photographic Arts here in Milwaukee, and in the Union League Club of Chicago Photography Group. sce-osher.uwm.edu | 414-227-3320 | firstname.lastname@example.org 7 July 14 Tony Busalacchi “I-Beams, Statues of Naked People and Graffiti” Are these worthy of being called art? Take a look at public art, pre-historic to present, controversial and universally acclaimed. Tony Busalacchi is an artist, world traveler and a frequent presenter for Osher, North Shore School for Seniors and many other organizations. He taught humanities at the high school and university levels and is interested in art, architecture and history. July 21 Priscilla Kucik “What Does a Scotsman Wear Under His Kilt? And More…” Take a bonnie wee romp through the history of Scotland, as the universal appeal of the Scottish people is explained by an unbiased lassie. Priscilla Kucik is a charter member and current president of the Robert Burns Club of Milwaukee, one of the first women members of the St. Andrew’s Society of Milwaukee, past Wisconsin commissioner for Clan MacLeod, and speaker at the Celtic Women First Friday lectures. Her favorite color is plaid. July 28 Ellis Bromberg “Public Broadcasting in the Digital Age” Milwaukee Public Television has launched one of the most ambitious digital multicast plans in the country. Discover how they’ve transitioned into the digital age and where public broadcasting is headed in the future. Ellis Bromberg has been the general manager of Milwaukee Public Television, which includes WMVS and WMVT broadcasting, online and print services, since 2000. Aug. 4 Carolyn Suneja “The Art of Books” Using examples from the 18th-20th centuries, walk through the process of printing and binding books, and explore bookbinding traditions and conventions in construction as well as decoration. Carolyn Suneja is a working bookbinder, and owner of the Tea Cup Bindery in Menomonee Falls. She trained for three years at the Book Restoration Company in Kenosha with bookbinder James Twomey, and specializes in designed bindings using leather inlays, blind tooling and gold tooling. 5 Mon., July 7-Aug. 4, 10-11:15am Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center Fee: $15 Program No. SUMR:02 8 SCE | A World for the Wise Fascinating Facts: Exploring the Myths and Mysteries of Judaism Like many faiths, Judaism has a cultural literacy. Those who do not share these critical bits of knowledge may find themselves mistaken about Jewish values, or feel confused and left out in Jewish social settings and while reading Jewish books. Learn the central ideas of Jewish faith, custom and the commandments, while you develop an appreciation of the small details as well as the big picture of Jewish thought and practice. PRESENTER Rabbi Yisroel Lein was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, and attended yeshivas across the globe, including New York, Toronto and Israel, learning his Talmudic and Rabbinic studies. Rabbi Lein has been working with Jews around the world, running Passover seder, holiday services and Jewish summer camps in Ukraine, London, Denmark and Oklahoma. 6 Wed., July 9-Aug. 13, 10-11:15am Location: UWM School of Continuing Education Fee: $20 Program No. SUMR:06 iPads for Beginners Learn the basics of how to use your iPad. Learn how to set up your email, manage apps, sync your iPad to your computer using iTunes, use the Cloud, take and share photos, use the calendar app and set reminders. Search for apps and share your favorites. Whether you own one already, or just want to find out if an iPad would be useful to you, please join us â€“ all steps and instruction will be shown on a large screen. Note: An iPad is not required for the class, but is recommended. PRESENTER Sarah Gentz is an elementary educator who has taught for the last 15 years. She has written grants for numerous schools to increase the technology available for students, and has provided one-on-one training for teachers on how to use iPads and other technology. She is currently teaching kindergarten in Slinger where her students use their iPads daily. 3 Fri., July 11-25, 2:15-3:30pm Location: UWM School of Continuing Education Fee: $15 Program No. SUMR:10 sce-osher.uwm.edu | 414-227-3320 | email@example.com 9 Vicars of Christ: The Papacy Through the Centuries Gain an introduction to the history of the papacy – the world’s most visible and significant religious office, and the most distinctive institution of the Catholic Church. Lectures illustrated with PowerPoint emphasize the development of the papacy by focusing on a few of the most significant popes to have occupied the “Chair of Peter” over the past two thousand years. PRESENTER Neal Pease is a professor of history and current department chair at UWM. He teaches courses in Polish and central European history, as well as history of Catholicism and the papacy. His most recent book won multiple awards as best book of the year in the fields of Polish studies and history of the Catholic Church. 3 Tue., July 15-29, 10-11:15am Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center Fee: $15 Program No. SUMR:12 The Provocative Nietzsche Explore the theories of late 19th century German philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche. Find yourself challenged by his critiques of traditional religious and ethical understandings, and discuss the meanings of some of his most prominent concepts behind “God is dead!”, “Will to Power,” and “Beyond Good and Evil.” PRESENTER Carolyn Sweers earned a master’s degree in philosophy from Boston University and for 25 years taught philosophy and history courses at New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois. After retiring in 1994, Carolyn taught older adult education programs in the Chicago area and has been teaching for Osher over the past three years. 3 Wed., July 16-30, 12:30-1:45pm Location: UWM School of Continuing Education Fee: $15 Program No. SUMR:08 10 SCE | A World for the Wise Body Language and Handwriting: What They Say About Personalities Learn how to read a person like a book. Join us for an eye-opening look at how body language and handwriting are used to uncover personality traits, and discover how changing your own style can result in improved self-esteem and relationships. PRESENTER Lyn Evans is a skilled body language expert with more than 10 years of experience in training people how to identify, interpret and use the science of non-verbal communication. Evans has worked with personnel in law, law enforcement, business and education, covering the fields of body language, lie detection, deception, interrogation and handwriting analysis. 2 Mon., July 21 & 28, 2:15-3:30pm Location: UWM School of Continuing Education Fee: $10 Program No. SUMR:16 Long-Term Care: Planning for Future Needs We are growing older as a population, and life expectancy is increasing. The correlation: the longer we live, the more likely long-term care will be needed. Learn more about long-term care services and how to cover the need, including long-term care insurance options. PRESENTER Vicki Buchholz is the Medigap Helpline Services supervisor at the Board on Aging and Long Term Care â€“ providing information and counseling on Medicare related coverages, as well as long-term care options. She has a masterâ€™s degree in community human services from UW-Green Bay, has been with BOALTC for more than 11 years, and worked as an elder benefit specialist at the county level for eight years prior, in the same field. 2 Tue., July 22 & 29, 12:30-1:45pm Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center Fee: $10 Program No. SUMR:14 sce-osher.uwm.edu | 414-227-3320 | firstname.lastname@example.org 11 OSHER LECTURE SERIES Explore new ideas and knowledge, presented by prominent experts and passionate peers on a variety of fascinating topics. MMSD’s Green Infrastructure Hear about the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District’s green infrastructure initiatives and how they aid in urban water management. Gain an in-depth view of the MMSD system, water reclamation process, and the programs that keep the Milwaukee region’s waterways clean and healthy. Learn how you can help to preserve the area’s waterways, protect your home from flood damage and promote ecological solutions in your backyard. PRESENTER Kevin Shafer is the executive director of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, and is responsible for the overall management, administration, leadership and direction of MMSD. Shafer is a civil engineer who, prior to joining MMSD, worked in private industry with an international engineering firm in Chicago and with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Wed., July 9, 2:15-3:30pm Location: UWM School of Continuing Education Fee: $5 Program No. SUMR:20 Soto Zen, A Buddhist Tradition Discuss the tradition of Soto Zen, a form of Mahayana Buddhism, and its emphasis upon silent sitting and letting go of thought. How does practice and study in this tradition help us understand our relation to others and the world around us? What is my real self? What prevents me from realizing it with clarity? PRESENTER Rev. Tonen O’Connor is a Soto Zen Buddhist priest, and the resident priest emerita of the Milwaukee Zen Center. She was ordained in 1994 and received full authorization to teach in 1999, having studied and practiced both in the U.S. and in Japan. In addition to serving at the MZC, she leads a prison sangha at Racine Correctional Institution. Mon., July 14, 12:30-1:45pm Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center Fee: $5 Program No. SUMR:22 12 SCE | A World for the Wise Adventures in History: The World of Benjamin Franklin and His Sister Jane Benjamin Franklin is larger than life – printer, writer, stationer, scientist, statesman, inventor and more. Franklin’s biographer described him as a “harmonious human multitude.” But until Jill Lepore recently published Books of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin, few had heard of Franklin’s favorite sister. Discuss Benjamin Franklin and his world, through the lens of political, social and cultural history. Contrast his life and times with Jane’s life, from a women’s history perspective. PRESENTER Jo McReynolds-Blochowiak is a lecturer, speaker, writer and community educator who makes history come alive. Thu., July 24, 2:15-3:30pm Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center Fee: $5 Program No. SUMR:24 The Fuss Over Much Ado about Nothing Join Bruce Stark as he makes a fuss over Much Ado about Nothing. Enjoy the comedic, beguiling and witty romance of Beatrice and Benedick. Appreciate the tangled wooing, the complication of a fake death and the overcoming of villainous slander that Claudio and Hero must endure. And in doing so, explore how Shakespeare uses his masterful skills in comedies like Much Ado to bring about a neat and tidy conclusion without losing the sense of life’s open-ended complexity. As the Bard might suggest “Letting wonder seem familiar.” PRESENTER Bruce Stark, associate professor emeritus, taught undergraduates for more than 40 years in France, Israel, India and at UWM. He enjoys working with adults in Osher, as he did at Columbia, Cornell, Madison and in the Army. Thu., July 31, 2:15-3:30pm Locations: UWM Hefter Conference Center Fee: $5 Program No. SUMR:26 sce-osher.uwm.edu | 414-227-3320 | email@example.com 13 Sleepless in Milwaukee Discuss sleep disorders and expand your understanding of some common types. Learn about the health implications sleep disorders have on the individual as well as the community. Finally, gain suggestions for better sleep. PRESENTER Erin Cronn, RN, BSN, RPSGT, CLC, is a public health nurse with the City of Milwaukee, involved in a home visitation program that visits first-time moms and their babies. Cronn has also been a registered polysomnographic technologist (sleep tech) for more than five years, and has worked at multiple sleep labs in the Milwaukee area. Wed., Aug. 6, 4-5:15pm Location: UWM School of Continuing Education Fee: $5 Program No. SUMR:28 UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS Spring Luncheon Fri., June 13, 11:30am-1:30pm Location: Wisconsin Club, 900 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee Invitations will be mailed in May University Community Orchestra Summer Concert Fri., July 25, 7:30pm Location: Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee 13th WALL Conference: Milwaukee Feeds and Supplies the World Wed.-Fri., Sept. 3-5 Location: UWM School of Continuing Education 14 SCE | A World for the Wise GO EXPLORE Get out and get going! Venture to various locations of interest in Milwaukee and throughout the surrounding areas. Devil in the White City Motor Coach Tour in Chicago Join Osher Executive Director Kim Beck in exploring the compelling true story told by Erik Larson in his best-selling book, The Devil in the White City. The book spotlights two simultaneous events in Chicago history: the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 and the emergence of serial murderer Dr. Henry H. Holmes. Our day in Chicago begins with a presentation at the Chicago Architecture Foundation, featuring period photographs of the Fair and its central characters. Next, a CAF docent leads a private coach tour to locations and buildings that fairgoers would have experienced. This diverse tour stops at the street that was home to Chicago’s business and social elite during the Fair, winds past the home of Fair critic Ida B. Wells, highlights the Midway and the site of the Ferris Wheel, and stops for a short walking tour of the fairgrounds in Jackson Park. Those who have read Erik Larson’s book will learn more about the circumstances surrounding the Fair and Dr. Holmes; those who haven’t will find this tour to be a fascinating introduction to the 1893 World’s Fair and the evil Dr. Holmes. Sat., June 7, 8am-6pm Location: Two pickup locations available – North Shore Park & Ride and College Avenue Park & Ride Fee: $79 Includes lunch, motor coach and private tour guide Program No. SUMR:30 An American System-Built Home Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright Throughout his career, Wright believed that all people, regardless of income, deserved to live in beautiful, architect-designed homes. Wright’s earliest solution to this “small house problem” was American System-Built Homes, and in 1916, six of these dwellings were built on Burnham Street in Milwaukee. Tour an 805 sq. ft. bungalow, totally restored in 2009 by Frank Lloyd Wright Wisconsin. Hear the story of Wright, ASBH and the restoration. Walk the block to view the other dwellings, and perhaps visit one of the duplexes currently undergoing restoration. Note: The house is not wheelchair accessible. Tue., June 10, 11am-Noon Location: 2714 W. Burnham St., Milwaukee Fee: $10 Program No. SUMR:32 OR Tue., July 8, 11am-Noon Program No. SUMR:34 sce-osher.uwm.edu | 414-227-3320 | firstname.lastname@example.org 15 Weight Training the Right Way One of the best ways to gain strength and increase endurance is to add weight training to your exercise routine. Join personal trainer Rachel Haas-Lewinski to learn a variety of exercises geared toward seniors that help strengthen the core muscles, many of which can be adapted to use at home. Note: Towels and locker provided. Thu., June 12, 1-2pm Location: Wisconsin Athletic Club – North Shore, 7601 N. Port Washington Rd., Glendale Fee: $5 Program No. SUMR:36 North Port Mansions Walking Tour Begin a walk steeped in history at the elegant North Point Water Tower. Learn about the architecture of the area, with observations of facades running the gamut from Tudor to Prairie Style. Presented by Historic Milwaukee. Note: This tour requires approximately one mile of walking. Thu., June 19, 6:30-8pm Location: Meet at North Point Water Tower, East end of E. North Ave., Milwaukee Fee: $15 Program No. SUMR:38 Milwaukee’s Magnificent Downtown Architecture Spend a pleasant evening exploring the wealth of Milwaukee’s downtown architecture with Osher Executive Director Kim Beck. Examine City Hall, the Mitchell and Mackie buildings, Iron Block, Wisconsin Gas Building, the Northwestern Mutual buildings, Milwaukee Center, the Federal Building and the Pfister Hotel. Walk down a commercial street that has been virtually unchanged in over 125 years. Wed., June 25, 5:30-8pm Location: Meet on the 7th floor of the UWM School of Continuing Education Fee: $5 Program No. SUMR:40 16 SCE | A World for the Wise A Tasty Tosa Food Tour Savor the flavors of the Village of Wauwatosa, all while enjoying the area’s European details first brought by settlers in the mid-1800s. Begin the tour at the delightful Tosa Famers Market. From there, enjoy delectable tastings from local restaurants, including an Italian pizzeria, a French café and a restaurant with Dutch influence, including visits to wine, olive oil and chocolate shops. A wonderful union of culture, history and of course food! Note: This tour requires approximately five blocks of walking, along with some steps. Sat., June 28, 10:30am-Noon Location: Meet in front of the Little Red Store, 7720 Harwood Ave., Wauwatosa Fee: $50 Program No. SUMR:42 OR Sat., Aug. 9, 10:30am-Noon Program No. SUMR:44 The Splendor of Boerner Botanical Gardens Revel in a guided tour of more than 40 acres of formal gardens, professionally labeled plant collections and a magnificent display of more than 500 varieties of roses, overlooking a 1,000 acre arboretum. See a rain water harvesting and recycling project, and explore individual gardens that include annuals, shrubs and herbs. Note: This is a walking tour that involves steps, but the gardens have wheelchair accessible paths. Mon., June 30, 10-11:45am Location: Boerner Botanical Gardens, 9400 Boerner Dr., Hales Corners Fee: $15 Program No. SUMR:46 OR Tue., Aug. 26, 10-11:45am Program No. SUMR:48 Calvary Cemetery Lecture and Tour Learn about Calvary Cemetery and Chapel with a lecture by local architect Keith Schultz, followed by a guided tour through the grounds the following day. Calvary Cemetery is the oldest Catholic cemetery in Milwaukee. It was consecrated by Milwaukee’s first Archbishop, John Henni, in 1857, and is the final resting place of many famous Milwaukeeans. Designed by Erhard Brielmaier, it rests on one of Milwaukee’s highest elevation points, providing spectacular views of the city. The Romanesque chapel was built of cream city brick in 1899, and was intended for services, prayer and as a mausoleum for clergy. Wed.-Thu., July 9 & 10, 10-11:30am Location: Wed., UWM School of Continuing Education Thu., Calvary Cemetery Chapel, 5503 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee Fee: $10 Program No. SUMR:50 sce-osher.uwm.edu | 414-227-3320 | email@example.com 17 Collections of Significance at UWM Libraries Tour UWM’s American Geographical Society Library – one of the foremost geographical collections in North America, and the largest in a university setting. Gain an overview of more than one million items including maps, atlases, photographs and digital spatial data, with curator Marcy Bidney. Next, see UWM’s Special Collections with librarian Max Yela. Consisting primarily of rare and special printed materials dating back as far as the 15th century, the collection supports a wide range of research and teaching activities in the arts, humanities and social sciences, and some pieces just might surprise you. Tue., July 15, 10am-Noon Location: UWM Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee Fee: $5 Program No. SUMR:52 Water Exercise - Strength, Cardio and Flexibility Do you know water can help you strengthen your muscles and gain flexibility? Learn and experience how water provides you with support, allowing you to do much more in the pool than on land. After getting the facts in a classroom setting, jump in and give some water exercises a try with certified water aerobics instructor, Elaine Burns. Note: Wearing a swimsuit is required; towels and locker are provided. Wed., July 16, 2:15-3:30pm & Thu., July 17, 2-3pm Location: Wed., UWM School of Continuing Education Thu., Wisconsin Athletic Club – North Shore, 7601 N. Port Washington Rd., Glendale Fee: $10 Program No. SUMR:54 Janesville Rotary Gardens & Lincoln-Tallman House Bask in the beauty of Janesville Rotary Gardens’ 20 acres on a guided walking tour. See dramatic, formal gardens in Japanese, English Cottage, Italian, Scottish and French Formal styles, as well as Prairie, Shade, Woodland, and Fern and Moss gardens. After lunch on the terrace, travel to the Lincoln-Tallman House, Janesville’s most iconic historical structure. Built in 1855, the six story mansion includes 75% of its original furnishings, making it one of the most complete historic homes in the Midwest. See the bed that Abraham Lincoln slept in during his visit in 1859. Complete the day with a visit to the Helen Jeffris Museum, featuring china, pottery and Parker Pen memorabilia. Note: These tours are partially wheelchair accessible. Wed., July 23, 9am-5pm Location: Two pickup locations available – North Shore Park & Ride and Hales Corners Park & Ride Fee: $59 Includes lunch and motor coach Program No. SUMR:56 18 SCE | A World for the Wise Behind the Scenes at the Zoo Venture behind the scenes of the Milwaukee County Zoo! Learn what zookeepers do, as tour guides lead you around animal exhibit and zookeeper work areas not normally accessible to the public. Note: Tours include walking and stair climbing to access off-scene areas. However, accommodations can be made for anyone with a disability. Wed., July 30, 9:30am-Noon Location: Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Blue Mound Rd., Milwaukee Fee: $10 Does not cover admission to the zoo or parking fees Program No. SUMR:58 Much Ado about Nothing at the American Players Theatre Join us as we spend another wonderful summer day at the American Players Theatre. Enjoy a tasty picnic lunch and then take in an outdoor matinee (seating in the shade) performance of Shakespeare’s Much Ado about Nothing, the beguiling tale of fun-loving, confirmed bachelor Benedick and his foil, the headstrong Beatrice. With the couple always ready to do combat with a “merry war” of witty insults, you will discover why many believe that Much Ado about Nothing contains some of the most brilliant comedic repartee ever written. Sat., Aug. 2, 10:45am-8:30pm Location: Two pickup locations available – North Shore Park & Ride and State Fair Park & Ride Fee: $85 Includes motor coach, ticket and picnic lunch Program No. SUMR:60 The Art and Design of Kohler Begin your day with a guided tour of the John Michael Kohler Art Center, which houses splendid contemporary art from around the globe, including a unique collection of works by artist-environment builders and local artists. Next, have lunch at the Horse & Plow restaurant inside the American Club resort, followed by a tour of the Kohler Design Center, showcasing Kohler’s innovative products throughout the history of the company. End the day with a tour of the Waelderhaus, a replica of the type of home the Kohler family’s ancestors had in Austria, featuring carvings, pewter and iron work. Fri., Aug. 15, 8:30am-5:15pm Location: Bus departs from the North Shore Park & Ride Fee: $65 Includes lunch and motor coach Program No. SUMR:62 sce-osher.uwm.edu | 414-227-3320 | firstname.lastname@example.org 19 Master Class at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Maria Callas, legendary opera diva, takes over the stage in Master Class, the Tony Award winning play by Terrence McNally. In teaching a course for opera singers, she gradually becomes drawn into examining her own life, revealing her passion and art through vivid memories and music. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the production with a talk by Artistic Director C. Michael Wright. Then watch the show in the Cabot Theatre - a site modeled after an 18th century European opera house. Wed., Aug. 20, Noon-3pm Location: Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, 158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee Fee: $30 Program No. SUMR:64 UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA This ensemble invites advanced beginners or skilled amateurs (ages 14 and older) to rehearse and perform together. It is open to anyone who can read music and enjoys playing classical symphonic repertoire. UWM Professor Emeritus Margery Deutsch supervises weekly rehearsals with her conducting staff. Contact Margery Deutsch as soon as possible after you register to let her know what instrument you play and what part you prefer (violin 2, flute 1, viola, etc.). Email email@example.com or call 414-229-4609. 9 Wed., May 28-July 23, 7-9:30pm Concert: Fri., July 25, 7:30pm Location: Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee Fee: $109 Non Osher member Fee: $84 Program No. 8111-7337 20 SCE | A World for the Wise CREATE CHANGE CONFERENCE An Invitation for Osher Members to Participate UWM is hosting an exceptional conference this summer that explores how creative engagement can transform the care of older adults. Participants from across the country will attend to share their knowledge and experiences in this emerging area of research and practice. Conference organizers are extending a special invitation to Osher members to participate in two sessions. The first is a screening and discussion of the critically-acclaimed documentary on the Penelope Project. The film tells the story of how Homerâ€™s Odyssey was used by long-term residents, artists, and students to explore the possibilities of using creativity and learning in coping with memory loss. The second session is a day-long workshop where Osher members can actively participate with other conference attendees in turning their stories into art. Session 1: Penelope Film Screening and Discussion Mon., June 23, 3-4:30 p.m. Location: UWM School of Continuing Education Fee: $5 Program No. CHNG:02 OR Session 2: Turning Story into Art Tue., June 24, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Location: UWM School of Continuing Education Fee: $25 (includes lunch and morning snack) Program No. CHNG:04 SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS Join socially stimulating, peer-led study groups that meet on a regular basis at various locations. Note: There is an annual fee of $15 per member that grants you unlimited access to all Special Interest Groups. Please call each contact person to confirm your participation before attending. Book Group Discuss selected books of fiction. Books are chosen each June for the following year. Members volunteer to lead discussions in an informal manner. Qualifications: A love of reading and a desire to share knowledge of good books. Newcomers and drop-ins always welcome. Contact person: Cathy Morris-Nelson, 414-352-2839 10am-Noon on the 3rd Tue. of each month Sept.-June Location: Shorewood Public Library, 3920 N. Murray Ave., Shorewood Fee: Free with annual $15 fee sce-osher.uwm.edu | 414-227-3320 | firstname.lastname@example.org 21 Earth Wisdom Join ecological psychologist Dale Olen, and go in search of Earth’s wisdom. Engage in this group exploration of Earth’s creatures and processes. Together, discover the lessons Earth has to teach about living cooperatively with one another and with the planet. Contact person: Dale Olen, 262-339-5481 10:30am-Noon on the 2nd and 4th Wed. of each month Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center (Billiard Room) Fee: Free with annual $15 fee French Read selected text together, and review grammatical points and idioms. The focus is on oral comprehension and the understanding of written text. Qualifications: Intermediate/advanced level of proficiency. Contact person: Marc McSweeney, 414-788-5929 10:30am-Noon every Wed. Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center (Dining Room) Fee: Free with annual $15 fee German Conversation Members speak German with as little English or translation as possible. Contact person: Valerie Brumder, 414-352-4506 1-2:30pm on the 2nd and 4th Tue. of each month Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center (Billiard Room) Fee: Free with annual $15 fee Gold Star Mysteries Examine a selection of noteworthy modern mysteries. Discussion centers on not only content, but also the selected book’s relationship to other books in the field. Titles are generally available at the library or for purchase at a book store. Qualifications: Each group member is asked to read two books per month. Contact person: Beverly DeWeese, 414-332-7306 1:30-3pm on the 1st Thu. of each month Sept.-June Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center (Dining Room) Fee: Free with annual $15 fee History Read and discuss books selected by consensus. Members volunteer to lead a discussion in an informal manner. Qualifications: An interest in history and a readiness to participate in discussion. Contact person: Marilyn Walker, 414-332-8255 9-10am on the 2nd and 4th Wed. of each month Sept.-May Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center (Billiard Room) Fee: Free with annual $15 fee 22 SCE | A World for the Wise Italian Learn the language and culture of Italy. The group uses a workbook and other lessons, converses in Italian, and listens to the language. Qualifications: All are welcome but most members know some Italian, and some know it very well. Contact person: Silvana Kukuljan, 414-935-2958 Noon-1:30pm every Tue. Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center (Dining Room) Fee: Free with annual $15 fee Spanish Read and translate from Spanish journals and selected books, and converse in Spanish. Contact person: Tony LoBue, 414-364-4936 9:30-11:30am every Thu. Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center (Dining Room) Fee: Free with annual $15 fee Spanish Conversation Focus is on translation. Qualifications: Intermediate level of proficiency. Contact person: Simon Arenzon, 262-242-2035 9:30-11:30am every Tue. Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center (Library) Fee: Free with annual $15 fee Thai Focus on spoken Thai and culture. All levels are welcome. Members use the American University Alumni Book for lessons and drills, and Peace Corps training techniques such as buddy system and role playing are incorporated in the language sessions for fun and easy learning. Contact person: Somchintana Ratarasarn, 414-771-9065 1-3pm every Wed. Location: UWM School of Continuing Education Fee: Free with annual $15 fee Writing Share your writing with others, receive feedback and give encouragement. The only qualification is a desire to write. Contact person: Nancy Martin, 414-339-1172 1:30-3pm on the 1st and 3rd Tue. of each month Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center (Billiard Room) Fee: Free with annual $15 fee sce-osher.uwm.edu | 414-227-3320 | email@example.com 23 MEMBERSHIP FEES NEW MEMBER FEE SCHEDULE When you join in these months Sept. - Dec. Jan. - Apr. May - Aug. Fee for One Person $45 $30 $15 Fee for a Couple* $80 $50 $20 Aug. 31 Next year’s fee will be due First-Time Member As a first-time member you pay a prorated fee based on the month in which you join. Payment takes your membership to the following Aug. 31, after which your membership joins the continuing member fee schedule. *Couple Memberships Two individuals living at the same address (whether spouses, siblings or partners) and receiving only one copy of the mailed information. Annual Memberships Annual membership lasts Sept. 1 to Aug. 31 of the following year. Renewal fees for all continuing members are due on Aug. 31 and will be applied to a Sept. 1 renewal date regardless of when payment is received. Renewal fees are $45 for one person and $80 for a couple. Registration Options Online sce-registration.uwm.edu Phone 8a-5p (Central) M-F 414-227-3200 – Direct 800-222-3623 – Toll Free In Person Advanced registration only 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., 6th Flr. Milwaukee, WI Plankinton Bldg. adjacent to the Shops of Grand Avenue 8a-5p (Central) M-F Mail Noncredit Registration UW-Milwaukee Drawer No. 491 Milwaukee, WI 53293-0491 24 SCE | A World for the Wise REGISTRATION FORM To register by mail or by fax, please complete and return one registration form per individual. For the second individual of a couple’s membership, please use the additional space on the back of this page. Member Information, please print First Name________________________________________________________________ MI___________ Last Name_____________________________________________________________________________ Address_______________________________________________________________________________ City__________________________________________________________ State_______ Zip___________ Phone________________________ Email___________________________________________________ q Yes! I would like to receive Program Info by email. 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No. Please do not send Program Info by email. q Voluntary Information Collected to enhance UW Programming Gender: q Female q Male Birth Date: _____/_____/_____ Is this enrollment career related? q Yes q No Heritage: q African American q Hispanic/Latino q Asian/Pacific Islander q White/Other q American Indian/Alaskan Native First-Time Members Fees are prorated, please see schedule on page 24 Couple Membership q Fee__________ Special Interest Groups Annual fee of $15 per person gains access to unlimited Special Interest Groups q Fee__________ Course Selection Prog. #___________ Title_______________________________________ Date__________ Fee__________ Prog. #___________ Title______________________________________ Date__________ Fee__________ Prog. #___________ Title______________________________________ Date__________ Fee__________ Prog. #___________ Title______________________________________ Date__________ Fee__________ Prog. #___________ Title______________________________________ Date__________ Fee__________ Prog. #___________ Title______________________________________ Date__________ Fee__________ Prog. #___________ Title______________________________________ Date__________ Fee__________ Prog. #___________ Title______________________________________ Date__________ Fee__________ Prog. #___________ Title______________________________________ Date__________ Fee__________ Sub Total $__________ Less Gift Certificate* or Discount amount - __________ *Gift Certificate #________________ TOTAL $__________ Method of Payment Full payment is required at the time of registration, with the exception of travel programs. qCheck Enclosed: Payable to UW-Milwaukee qVISA qMasterCard qAmerican Express Credit Card Number___________ ____________ ____________ ___________ Expiration Date_____________ Cardholder’s Name_____________________________ Signature__________________________________ Address on credit card statement: qSame as address as above qOther: Address_____________________________ City___________________________ State_____ Zip_________ 26 SCE | A World for the Wise LOCATION INFORMATIONâ€ƒ UWM School of Continuing Education Address 161 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 6000, Milwaukee, WI 53203 Parking The School of Continuing Education is located downtown in the Plankinton Building of Grand Avenue Mall. For the most convenient access, enter the Grand Avenue parking structure off Plankinton Ave., and park your car on the 2nd or 3rd level at the north end of the structure, closest to the mall entrance. From the parking structure, youâ€™ll enter the building on the 2nd floor and cross the rotunda. Take the elevators on the north side of the building (closest to Wisconsin Ave.) to the 6th or 7th floor (in-person registration/offices or classrooms, respectively). For a wheelchair accessible entrance, park your car on the 4th level at the north end of the parking structure. From there, enter the building and take the elevator to the 2nd floor. Cross the rotunda to the elevators on the north side of the building (closest to Wisconsin Ave.) and take these elevators to the 6th or 7th floor. Visit sce-directions.uwm.edu for more details. Free Parking is available for Osher members in the Shops of Grand Avenue parking structure. Please note that it is only available while you are attending a class. Bring your parking gate ticket to the 7th floor reception desk to have it validated. UWM Hefter Conference Center Address 3271 N. Lake Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53211 Parking Two-hour parking is available on the streets around the Center. sce-osher.uwm.edu | 414-227-3320 | email@example.com 27 SUMMER 2014 PROGRAMS School of Continuing Education 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 6000 Milwaukee, WI 53203-2602 A WORLD for the WISE ! Your Keycode: Your Message Code: DONâ€™T FORGET TO USE THESE CODES WHEN REGISTERING Classes Begin June 7 Register Today! WPDF SP-111-13-W Osher Lifelong Learning Institute sce-osher.uwm.edu