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Life Lessons: The William & Margery Sadowsky Center for Adult Learning offers cultural, social educational and recreational programming aimed towards adults. Whether you’re looking to develop a new skill, challenge your mind or body, explore new areas, meet new people, or just have fun, you’ll want to be a part of the Adult Life Department programming.

Contact

Bev Nadler
Director of Adult Programs
bnadler@springfieldjcc.org
413-739-4715

JCC Book Club

Monday, February 1, 11:00 am - Are you an avid reader? Do you love to curl up with a good book? Would you like to find others who want to…

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Exploring Opera: Sensational Seville

Monday, January 25, 4:30 - 6:00 PM - Join San Francisco Bay Area opera appreciation instructor and trip leader James Sokol for an operatic journey through Seville and see the actual…

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Exploring Opera: The Divas

Thursday, February 4 - 25, 4:00 - 5:30 PM - "Diva" strikes excitement in some, fear in others. Regardless, an opera diva usually has an exceptional voice. Some are legendary;…

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Great Moments and Influencers of Art and Culture: Who Were They?

Wednesdays, February 3 - March 17, 10:00 - 11:30 AM - Within the broad scope of European history, a plethora of names will arise of individuals who through politics, literature, art,…

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Coping with COVID: Seeing the Light at the End of the Tunnel

Wednesday, February 3, 10:00 AM - COVID-19 has impacted all of our lives. Learning new coping skills and strategies to get through these unprecedented times may be just what you need…

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Is Climate Change a National Security Issue?

Thursdays, February 11 & 18, 7:00 - 8:30 PM - What is national security, and how has the concept changed in recent decades? Specifically, what was it about the transition to…

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Exploring Broadway: Game Changers

Four Thursdays, March 4, 11, 18, 25 4:00 p.m - 5:15 p.m - As our culture has changed over the years, so too have Broadway musicals shifted to reflect our…

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How to be an Antiracist

Mondays, March 8 & 15, 1:00 - 3:00 PM - Why is COVID-19 more prevalent in minority communities? According to the New York Times, it's not because of any innate susceptibility,…

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Telling Your Story through Writing – Session I

Mondays, January 25 - March 15, 10:00 - 11:30 AM - Do you have stories that are just waiting to be written, but you're not sure how to start? Join our…

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How the Supreme Court Decides Cases

Wednesdays, March 10 - 31, 1:00 - 3:00 PM - Like it or not, the present day Supreme Court is becoming a Scalia Court in matters of Constitutional interpretation. In other…

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Telling Your Story through Writing – Session II

Mondays, April 5 – June 7, 10:00 – 11:30 AM – Do you have stories that are just waiting to be written, but you’re not sure how to start? Join…

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Coping with COVID: Seeing the Light at the End of the Tunnel

Tuesday, March 16, 7:00 PM – COVID-19 has impacted all of our lives. Learning new coping skills and strategies to get through these unprecedented times may be just what you…

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Vietnam: The Hot War within the Cold War

Mondays, April 5 - May 3, 6:30 - 8:30 PM - The Vietnam War was one of the most controversial wars in American history The following topics will be covered:…

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