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Class DateTimeClass Title
001Monday, June 18:30 – 9:30 a.m.Learning to Love Zoom: A Quick Guide for Your Summer Classes
002Mondays, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 2910:00 – 11:30 a.m.Cary Grant for Troubled Times
003Monday, June 110:30 a.m. – noonThe Funeral Games
004Monday, June 110:30 a.m. – noonBiodiversity in the City: What Is Protected and Who Decides?
005Monday, June 112:30 – 2:00 p.m.Stuff It! The Power of Our Possessions
006Monday, June 11:00 – 2:30 p.m.Grains, Grapes, and Olives: Ancient Greece and Imperial Rome
007Monday, June 11:00 – 3:00 p.m.Technologies to Use Today
008Tuesdays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 309:00 – 10:30 a.m.William Shakespeare’s “Othello”
009Tuesdays, June 2, 9, 16, 2310:00 – 11:30 a.m.Post-Impressionists: Gauguin, Van Gogh, and Toulouse-Lautrec
010Tuesdays, June 2, 910:30 a.m. – noonOutrageous, Controversial, and Provocative: The Art of the 1960s and 1970s
011Tuesdays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 3010:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Travel Writing Workshop
012Tuesday, June 212:30 – 2:00 p.m.Fun Chemistry to Impress Your Grandkids, Part II
013Tuesday, June 21:00 – 2:30 p.m.The American Spirit: From Sea to Shining Sea
014Tues. and Thurs., June 2, 4, 9, 111:00 – 2:30 p.m.Beyond Travel: Exploring Tourism Impacting Economies, Communities, and Environment
015Tuesdays, June 2, 9, 16, 231:00 – 2:30 p.m.The History of American Music
016Wednesdays, June 3, 10, 17, 249:30 – 11:00 a.m.Controversial Supreme Court Decisions
017Wednesdays, June 3, 1010:00 – 11:30 a.m.The Early and Golden Years of Baseball
018Wednesdays, June 3, 10, 1710:30 a.m. – noonInnovations in Dance: From Isadora Duncan to Alvin Ailey and Beyond
019Wednesdays, June 3, 10, 17, 2410:30 a.m. – noonFour Turning Points: The History of Music in the Western World
020Wednesday, June 310:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.The History of Sculpture
021Wednesdays, June 3, 10, 17, 24noon – 1:30 p.m.Mysteries of the Harpsichord
022Wednesday, June 312:30 – 2:00 p.m.Gender Differences: Biology and Culture
023Wednesday, June 31:00 – 2:30 p.m.News: Fake or Real? How the Presentation of News Affects its Meaning
024Wednesday, June 31:00 – 2:30 p.m.Science in Shakespeare's World
025Thursdays, June 4, 1110:00 – 11:30 a.m.Early Modern Art: Dada and Surrealism
026Thursday, June 410:00 – 11:30 a.m.American Tributes: Memorial Day and Flag Day
027Thursday, June 410:30 a.m. – noonLet's Learn About Owls!
028Thursdays, June 4, 11, 18, 2510:30 a.m. – noonPlaying with Food: Chemistry in the Kitchen
029Thursdays, June 4, 11, 18, 2512:30 – 2:00 p.m.Disruption, Subversion, and Agency: A Brief History of Zines
030Thursdays, June 4, 111:00 – 2:30 p.m.The Colors of Birds
031Thursday, June 41:00 – 2:30 p.m.A Giant Hole in the Ground: The First Two Centuries of Grand Canyon Cartography
032Friday, June 510:00 – 11:30 a.m.Lying and Defying: A Biblical Sisterhood that Saved Baby Moses
033Friday, June 5noon – 1:30 p.m.The 19th Amendment: Helping America Become Herself
034Fridays, June 5, 1212:30 – 2:00 p.m.Tai Chi and Qigong for Health and Wellness
035Fridays, June 5, 12, 19, 261:30 – 3:00 p.m.The Films of Ernst Lubitsch, Part II
036Monday, June 810:00 – 11:30 a.m.Backyard Birding
037Mondays, June 8, 1510:30 a.m. – noon20th Century America Through the Eyes of Hollywood Musicals
038Monday, June 810:30 a.m. – noon, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.Jerusalem: An Archaeological Look at the Development of a Holy City
039Monday, June 81:00 – 2:30 p.m.Brain Evolution and Becoming Human
040Monday, June 81:00 – 2:30 p.m.The Witch of Endor: Unearthing Clairvoyance and Necromancy in the Bible
041Tuesday, June 910:30 a.m. – noonThe Persian Empire
042Tuesday, June 912:30 – 2:00 p.m.Jelly Bean Jars, Nuclear Blast Strength, and Fact-Checking the Media
043Tuesday, June 91:00 – 2:30 p.m.Inhuman Ethics: How We Tell Stories About Animals, Aliens, Avatars, and the Undead
044Wednesday, June 109:30 – 11:00 a.m.The Climate Reality
045Wednesday, June 1010:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.American Houses
046Wednesdays, June 10, 17, 2412:30 – 2:00 p.m.“The Ten-Dollar Founding Father”: Alexander Hamilton’s World
047Wednesdays, June 10, 171:00 – 2:30 p.m.The Bright Side of Literature
048Thursday, June 1110:30 a.m. – noonFrom the Prairie to the Small Screen: Laura Ingalls Wilder
049Thursday, June 111:00 – 2:30 p.m.Recent Developments in Vaccine Laws for School Entrance
050Friday, June 129:00 – 10:30 a.m.Women and the Civil War
051Fridays, June 12, 19, 2610:00 – 11:30 a.m.Dr. Hendrickson's Science Book Club
052Mondays, June 15, 2210:00 – 11:30 a.m.How Modern Art Started: Post-Impressionism
053Mondays, June 15, 22, 2910:30 a.m. – noonFrank Lloyd Wright: The Chicago Years
054Monday, June 1512:30 – 2:00 p.m.Tea'ching: An Educational Exploration of Tea
055Tuesday, June 1610:00 – 11:30 a.m.Tips on Travel Photography
056Tuesday, June 1610:30 a.m. – noonThe 80th Anniversary of The Battle of Britain: Leadership, Command, and Control
057Tuesdays, June 16, 2312:30 – 2:00 p.m.Tai Chi and Qigong for Health and Wellness
058Tuesday, June 161:00 – 2:30 p.m.Pseudoscience: Sorting Through Information in the Age of the Internet
059Wednesdays, June 17, 2410:00 – 11:30 a.m.The Evolution of Human Behavior
060Wednesday, June 1710:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.The Great Mexican Artists
061Wednesday, June 171:00 – 2:30 p.m.An Impossible Choice: The Contest of Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo
062Thursday, 440009:00 – 10:30 a.m., 11:30 – 1:00 p.m.The Godfather Part II: Coppola's Critique
063Thursday, June 1810:00 – 11:30 a.m.Journey to the End of the World: Ushuaia, Argentina
064Thursday, June 1810:30 a.m. – noonWhy People Believe Things That Aren’t True...
065Thursday, June 181:00 – 2:30 p.m.What is CRISPR Technology and How Can It Be Used?
066Friday, June 1912:30 – 2:00 p.m.Abby’s Technology Corner: Diving into the Wild World of Technology
067Monday, June 2212:30 – 2:00 p.m.Lord of the Rings: The Art of J.R.R. Tolkien
068Monday, June 222:00 – 3:30 p.m.Ellis Island and the American Dream
069Tuesday, June 2310:30 a.m. – noonDegenerate Art: How Hitler Tried to Kill Modern Art
070Wednesday, June 2410:00 a.m. – noonThe Prado Museum of Art
071Thursday, June 2510:00 – 11:30 a.m.The Legacy of Norman Rockwell
072Monday, June 299:30 – 11:00 a.m., noon – 1:30 p.m.Sex and Sexuality: Our Challenges and Possibilities
073Tuesday, June 3010:00 – 11:30 a.m.What Is Nanotechnology and How Is It Used?
074Tuesday, June 3012:30 – 2:00 p.m.Bombshells, Splatterdabs, and Slumgullion: A History of 19th Century Food in the American West