This Fall Senior Enriched Living (SEL) is offering a variety of interesting classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from September 24 through November 14! SEL’s $50 quarterly membership fee entitles all adults to enroll in eight weeks of courses. Classes will be held on Tuesdays at Roswell United Methodist Church’s Youth Building, 95 Pratt Street in Roswell and on Thursdays at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 535 Rucker Road in Alpharetta.
For over 20 years, the quality of instruction and group participation has made SEL an outstanding intellectual and social experience. Each semester several hundred people interested in lifelong learning get together to listen, to learn and to discuss. Participants call it “the best educational value around!”
Courses on Tuesdays, from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., include Shakespeare & Two King Lears, The Secret Life of J. Edgar Hoover, the Scots Irish in America, the Decline of the Middle Class, and A New World of Ideas: The West from 1500-1900.
On Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., SEL offers a wide range of courses including Current Events, Art History, several aspects of U.S. History including classes on our Presidents, the Senate, and the American West, Flannery O’Connor’s Short Stories, Theology including classes on the Apostle Paul and on Islam, Memories & Eye Witness Accounts of the Holocaust, and others on Health Issues, Henry VIII’s Wives and Digital Photography. Two hour classes include Watercolor Painting and Advanced Beginner Bridge and afternoon Mah Jongg, Multi-media art and Intermediate Bridge are additional options. Lunch on Thursdays is available for $7.
Instructors volunteer their time; several have taught at local colleges and in general have advanced degrees.
Full course descriptions and registration forms are available at selroswell.org or by calling (770) 587-3750.
A non-profit interfaith community organization, SEL classes are the ideal place for persons interested in discussing ideas, gaining knowledge and meeting new friends. SEL is interdenominational; facilities are provided by local churches and temples.