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Let’s Talk Current Events – Earl Gross

A weekly and lively current events discussion group! Each week the group chooses a topic for a round-table debate utilizing materials from current magazines, newspapers, books, radio and television. No advance preparation needed.  Due to popular demand, we will be running two sections of this study group this semester. Limit 20 participants in each section. Participants should register in only one section.

Course ONE Information:

Please Note: As of 11/25/14, the Course One session of Let’s Talk Current Events is full and we can no longer accept new registrations. Please scroll down to view the Course Two session information. Students can register for Course Two by calling Enrollment Services directly at 978-556-3700.

Dates/Time: Monday, 10:00-12:00 pm, 15 weeks, 1/12-5/11 (no class on 1/19, 2/16 and 4/20)

Location: Haverhill, Building A, Pailes Room

Cost: $30.00

CRN: 176 Course Number: LLLP1002 Section: HA

Course TWO Information

Dates/Time: Monday, 12:30-2:30 pm, 15 weeks, 1/12-5/11 (no class on 1/19, 2/16 and 4/20)

Location: Haverhill, Building A, Pailes Room

Cost: $30.00

CRN: 177 Course Number: LLLP1002 Section: HB


Great New Improvements in Computers  (PC – Not MAC) – Joel Varnick

Learn lots about your PC, in a hands on environment, including: The public test version of Windows 10; Microsoft Defender anti-virus; Free SKYPE;  Internet audio and video calling; Free OneDrive and Google Drive; On-line backup: Free or low cost Services available at Microsoft, including Virus removal: Free. Whether you are a beginner or experienced, bring your questions. Limit 8

Course Information

Dates/Time: Monday, 9:30-11:30 am, 5 weeks, 3/2-3/30

Location: Haverhill, Building B, Room 309

Cost: $40.00 (includes $10 capital fee)

CRN: 277 Course Number: LLLP1030 Section: HA


Geology, History & Politics – Frank Baggs

This class will include a layman’s look at Plum Island from its geological past, a history of its many uses, plus its politics up to today.  Let’s discuss this wonderful place.

Course Information

Dates/Time: Wednesday, 1:00-3:00 pm, 6 weeks, 3/25-4/29

Location: Haverhill, Building A, Pailes Room

Cost: $30.00

CRN: 182 Course Number: LLLP1031 Section: HA


Intro to Genealogy – Marcelle Greenbaum – NEW!

This study group is designed for those new to researching their family’s genealogy and lineage. We will focus on learning the tools and resources  available to begin a search and valuable tips to help in the process. You will gain skills that will put you well on your way to beginning to map out your genealogical history.

Course Information

Dates/Time: Wednesday, 10:00 am -12:00 pm, 3 weeks, 4/1-4/22

Location: Haverhill, Building A, Pailes Room

Cost: $30.00

CRN: 179 Course Number: LLLP1005 Section: HA