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JANUARY 2015

January 5, 2-4 pm – Part I: The Terror of History - Historical Background

Instructor:  Teofilo F Rutz, Professor of  History, UCLA
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Comm. Room, 1360 Adams Street, Mankato

 January 10, 1-3 pm - Year-Round Adventure: Mankato Paddling and Outings Club

Presenter: Alice Laukkoen, Nature & outdoor enthusiast
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Belgrade United Methodist - 325 Sherman St., North Mankato (corner of Belgrade & Sherman)

January 14, 2 pm - Great Decisions: A Choice at the End of Life

Panel: Lifelong Learner members Jack Kent and Donnette Wheelock with Pastor Chris Conlin - First Presbyterian Church.
Location: United Church of Christ, 150 Stadium Court, Mankato (Corner of Stolzman & Stadium)

January 17, 1-3 pm - Who Really Killed Lincoln?

Presenter: Dean Urdahl, State Rep., former teacher, author/speaker
Sponsor: Alfred Berner
Location: Bethel Baptist Church – 1250 Monks Ave, Mankato (Corner of Monks and Balcerzak)

January 19, 2-4 pm– Part II: Mysticism in the 12th and 13th Centuries

Instructor:  Teofilo F Rutz, Professor of  History, UCLA
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Comm. Room, 1360 Adams Street, Mankato

January 24, 1-3 pm – Secret Partners – Big Tom Brown and the Barker Gang

Presenter: Tim Mahoney, Author & Editor
Sponsor: Irene Manke
Location: Bethel Baptist Church – 1250 Monks Ave, Mankato (Corner of Monks and Balcerzak)

January 31, 2-4 pm - TOM HANSON PRESENTS - Things Fall Apart: The Year Ahead In Foreign Policy

Presenter: Tom Hanson is 25 year veteran with Foreign Service and Worldwide speaker on Foreign Policy, Director for NATO & European Affairs at the Atlantic Council of the U.S., and Dipomat in Residence at the Alworth Institute for International Affairs at the University of Minnesota – Duluth.
Location:  Room 253 of the Centennial Student Union, MSU,Mankato - located on the southwest corner of campus on Ellis Avenue. Parking is free on campus including the Visitors Pay Lot directly across from the Student Union.

 

 

FEBRUARY 2015

February 2, 2-4 pm – Part III: Mysticism in Early Modern Europe

Instructor:  Teofilo F Rutz, Professor of  History, UCLA
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Comm. Room, 1360 Adams Street, Mankato

February 4, 2-4 pm - Great Decisions: Loss of Humanity and Communication

Presenter:  Louise Dickmeyer
Location: United Church of Christ, 150 Stadium Court, Mankato (Corner of Stolzman & Stadium)

February 9, 3-5 pm - Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands

Presenter: Dr. Joel L. Carlin, Assoc. Prof, Biology/Environmental Studies
Sponsor: Alfred Berner
Location: Snell Motors Community Room, 1900 Madison Ave, Mankato (Corner of Madison and Haefner)

February 16, 2-4 pm – Part IV: The Church and the Inquisition

Instructor:  Teofilo F Rutz, Professor of  History, UCLA
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Comm. Room, 1360 Adams Street, Mankato

February 19, 7-8 pm - Fluorescence Rocks that Glow in the Dark

Presenter: Bruce Birkemeyer, Lapidarist
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: United Church of Christ, 150 Stadium Court, Mankato (Corner of Stolzman & Stadium)

 

MARCH 2015

March 2, 2-4 pm – Part V: Mysteries, Astrology, Alchemy, and Magic

Instructor:  Teofilo F Rutz, Professor of  History, UCLA
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Comm. Room, 1360 Adams Street, Mankato

March 9, 2-4 pm – Part VI: The Origins of Witchcraft

Instructor:  Teofilo F Rutz, Professor of  History, UCLA
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Comm. Room, 1360 Adams Street, Mankato

March 11, 2 pm - Great Decisions: Changes in Higher Education

Panel: Tom Inglot - Professor of International Relations, Kathy Brynaert - Former MN Legislator on the Education Committee, speaker from Bethany to be determined.
Location:United Church of Christ, 150 Stadium Court, Mankato (Corner of Stolzman & Stadium) .

March 21, 10am-Noon – Autism

Presenter: Lanette Ayers, Blue Earth County Social Services Supervisor
Sponsor: Alfred Berner
Location: Bethel Baptist Church, 1250 Monks Ave, Mankato (Corner of Monks and Balcerzak)

March 23, 2-4 pm – Part VII: The World of Witches

Instructor:  Teofilo F Rutz, Professor of  History, UCLA
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Comm. Room, 1360 Adams Street, Mankato

March 24, 2-4 pm – Taste of Entrepreneurship

Presenters:  Tony Friesen - Friesen’s Bakery, Craig Hageman - Alemar Cheese, Caroline McGowan - Concessioner, Tammey Gatchell – Mom & Pop’s
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: United Church of Christ, 150 Stadium Court, Mankato (Corner of Stolzman & Stadium)

March 30, 2-4 pm – Part VIII: Witches and the Survival of the Past

Instructor:  Teofilo F Rutz, Professor of  History, UCLA
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Comm. Room, 1360 Adams Street, Mankato

 

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