THE SHADOW CATCHERS: 150 YEARS OF ARIZONA PHOTOGRAPHY, Wednesday, 2;00-4:00 pm, October 16, RH Johnson Lecture Hall; $10 fee. For more than a century and a half some of the world’s best photographers focused their lenses on Arizona. In addition to the renowned Edward S. Curtis, Kate Cory lived with the Hopi and represented them in photographs and on canvas while C. S. Fly gave us the famous Geronimo pictures. In the 20th century Josef Muench’s pictures brought the movies to…Find out more »
PERSONAL SAFETY AT HOME and in the COMMUNITY, 3:00-5:00pm, Monday, October 28, RH Johnson Lecture Hall; $10 fee. The presentation will offer tips and advise about how to be safe in public and at home. Seniors may seem like an easy target to intruders, phone scammers and other criminals, but with this class they will learn simple steps to protect themselves and their homes. This class is part of our S.A.F.E. (Situational Awareness for Everyone) Programs and will answer questions such…Find out more »
TAKING REQUIRED MINIMUM DISTRIBUTIONS, Thursday, October 31, 1-3pm RH Johnson lecture Hall; $10. Gain greater understanding of the considerations, criteria and timing to use when deciding how and when to take your required minimum IRA or retirement fund distributions. Instructor Scott Sandell is Phoenix Chapter President of the Foundation for Personal Financial Education, a not-for-profit educational speakers bureau and owner of SES Services in Phoenix.Find out more »
TAKING WOW! PHOTOS WITH YOUR PHONE, 1:00-3:00pm, Monday, November 11, RH Johnson Lecture Hall; $20. This photography workshops is designed as a fun, interactive experience where you will enjoy the process of taking quality images. Yes of course, camera settings, composition, lighting, color, contrast, focus, texture, exposure and pro shooting techniques are all addressed, but this is where we take the path less traveled…We teach students how to develop a sense of photographic awareness. With practice your decisions will be…Find out more »
USING FOOD DELIVERY AND TRANSPORTATION APPS, such as Doordash, GrubHub, Postmates and UBEReats, 1:00-3:00 pm, Wednesday, November 13, RH Johnson Lecture Hall $10 fee. Learn about each of these services, how to sign up and how to these applications utilize safely and efficiently. Instructors: Debbie Thomas was a Software Support Specialist & computer consulting, for many physician practices in the Valley. Enjoys learning and teaching others about smartphone technology, especially use apps, such as photos, shopping, dining all in the…Find out more »
Author Michelle Griep will present “A Very Dickens Christmas” at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 15 in the Lecture Hall (19803 R. H. Johnson Blvd., near the Village Store). All are welcome but seating is limited. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.
Kick off the holidays by cozying up with a cup of wassail and tales of the season. Join historical author Michelle Griep for an hour of Dickens magic. Learn about the man, the Victorian era, and ideas for your own merry olde English festivities. There will be refreshments, giveaways, and books to purchase for those on your Christmas list.
KEEPING YOUR BRAIN FIT AND MEMORY SHARP, 1:00-3:00pm, Wednesday, November 13, , RH Johnson Lecture Hall; $10. Discover the keys to brain health. In this educational and entertaining session, you will: Learn which lifestyle practices help maintain brain function; Participate in exercises designed to help maintain and/or improve your cognitive skills; Discover how your brain changes with age and how memory works; Learn easy-to-use strategies for remembering names, information and tasks . Instructor Linda Sasser earned her Ph.D. from the University…Find out more »
ESTATE PLANNING OVERVIEW, Thursday, Nov 21, 3-5pm, RH Johnson Lecture Hall; $10. In this class you will explore the difference between will-based estate planning and trust-based plans, the key elements of both and when to utilize each method for your estate planning. Learn the purpose of estate planning, what is involved, the different legal and financial mechanisms and types of decisions you need to make to assure your assets are secure and your wishes are followed. Identify which estate planning strategies…Find out more »
LANDSCAPING TIPS, Protecting Your Plants in the Winter and Designing a Colorful Landscape for 2020, 1:00-3:00pm, Wednesday December 11, RH Johnson Lecture Hall; $10 fee. Learn how to best protect, water and care for your plants in the winter weather. Explore creative ideas for updating your landscaping and adding colorful native and drought-hardy plants to your yard, as well as tips for when and what to plant in a vegetable or herb garden. Instructor, Maricopa County Master Gardener, Jim Oravetz…Find out more »
TAX EFFICIENCY IN RETIREMENT, Thursday, Dec 19, 1-3pm RH Johnson Lecture Hall; $10. Tax planning is a process individuals, businesses, and organizations use to evaluate their financial profile, with the aim of minimizing the amount of taxes paid on personal income or business profit. Effective tax planning entails analyzing investment instruments, expenditures, and other factors such as filing status for your tax liability impact. Learn more about what to consider in your retirement tax planning and how to choose the…Find out more »