Spring 2019 Course Offerings:

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  1968: Year of Tragedy and Turmoil

  The ACLU of Iowa: Prizing Liberty

  An Afternoon with Hannah Porter

  African-American History in Iowa

  Ages of Discovery

  Animal Anecdotes from Blank Park Zoo

  The Architecture of DM’s Western Gateway

  The Art of Conducting

  Attracting and Managing Purple Martins

  Balance and Chair Yoga

  Behind the Scenes: DSM Airport

  Behind the Scenes: Civic Center

  Behind the Scenes: DSM Register’s Plant

  The Big Bang and Beyond

  Brexit: What’s Next?

  Current Political Systems: Great Britain, Germany and Russia

  A Day Trip to Greenfield, Iowa

  The Des Moines Playhouse

  Duffy Draws the Humorous Side of Life

  Exploring the Neal Smith Wildlife Refuge

  From War of the Roses to Bloody Tudors

  Great Decisions in Foreign Policy

  Growing and Cooking Healthy Herbs

  Growing Up Country in Iowa

  The IA Underground Railroad & Josiah Grinnell

  Iowa Weather and Climate Patterns

  Iowa’s Role in the Civil War

  Katharine Hepburn: Best Actress?

  Learn Bridge in Less Than 8 Hours

  Memory Loss: Dementia and Alzheimer’s

  The Pappajohn Sculpture Park

  Pickleball Basics

  Plunging Into the Depths of Marine Biology

  Political Change: The 2018 Mid-Term Election and 2019 Iowa Legislative Session

  Religions of Des Moines

  Sage-ing NOT Age-ing: A New Paradigm

  South Georgia Island: Nature's Masterpiece

  Talking Safety with the DSM Police

  There’s an App for That!

  Tour The Des Moines Register: Meet a Pulitzer Prize Recipient

  Tracing Ancestors and Cousins through DNA

  A Trio of Jazz Discussions

  A Visit with the DSM Police Canine Unit

  Winning the Vote: Women in US Politics

  Women of the Old West



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