Spring 2018 Course Offerings

  30 Foods for Happy and Healthy Aging

  American Indian Culture

  The Art of Conservation with “Ding Darling”

  Behind the Scenes, DSM International Airport

  Behind the Scenes, Performing Arts Center

  Behind the Scenes, Polk County Jail

  A Blacksmith’s Tale

  Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

  Caring for Succulents

  Christine Hensley: 24 Years of Progress for Des Moines

  A Close Encounter with Iowa Raptors

  Craft Beer Tasting

  Day Trip to Clear Lake

  Decisions in Foreign Policy

  Des Moines Public Schools‘ Central Campus Lunch

  Difficult Conversations with Children

  Ergonomics for the Home

  Genealogy 101

  Granny Basketball

  The Ins and Outs of Iowa’s Foster Care System

  Iowa’s Adult Criminal Justice Process

  It Takes a Village: Preventing Elder Abuse

  Jam on Jazz

  Keep Your Balance

  Meditation 101

  Older Adults and Confusion/Memory Loss

  Orphan Trains

  Perspectives on the Holocaust

  Professional Tips for Successful Planting

  Principles of Paleontology

  Religions of Des Moines

  Rightsizing for Seniors

  Rose Parade Floats

  Safari to Botswana

  Say Yes to Dessert

  Springtime on the Farm

  The Story of My Life: Writing Memoirs

  Street Smarts: Protecting Yourself in the 21st Century

  Take Me Out to the Ballgame!

  Travels Through Ancient and Modern Sicily

  Understanding Home Equity Conversion Mortgages

  The Union Labor Movement

  Using Your iPhone and/or iPad

  We Happy Few: England in the Middle Ages

  Where Goes the Republic in 2018?

  Wind: An Alternative Energy Source

  WWII Monuments Men

  Younkers: The Friendly Store





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