The Lincoln Land Community College Academy of Lifelong Learning (ALL) invites the public to its Winter Celebration, “Mardi Gras,” Tuesday, Feb. 28. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Trutter Center on the LLCC-Springfield campus at 5250 Shepherd Road. There is no charge to attend, and registration is available by calling 786.2432.
Each year, ALL hosts a special event to help seniors enjoy learning even with the onset of cold weather. This year, the group will celebrate with live music by Riverboat 5+1, featuring LLCC music professor Jane Hartman. The event also includes a potluck and other activities.
The Academy of Lifelong Learning offers educational adventures to individuals 50 and older. Classes and activities are planned and presented by members who enjoy meeting interesting friends, sharing ideas, exploring topics of interest, learning from one another and having fun. No prior educational background or professional experience is required or expected, only the love of learning.
With an annual membership fee of $60, ALL members enjoy unlimited attendance at their choice of activities, including lecture and discussion programs and special interest groups. Nominal fees are charged for other popular programs including breakfast roundtables and “Wander on Wednesday,” a monthly travel and learn program.
More information on the LLCC Academy of Lifelong Learning is available at www.llcc.edu/academy-lifelong-learning.