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For Seniors: Supernatural Folklore of Chicagoland Cemeteries

You will hear the stories that have made some of Chicago's cemeteries legendary. Ursula Bielski has used her background as a historian to compile lead you on a journey examining the folklore of Resurrection Mary, Bachelors Grove Cemetery, Old St. Patrick's Cemetery in Gurnee, Graceland Cemetery, Mount Carmel Cemetery, and more. Her lecture is packed with photos of the places she will describe. Ursula is the author of the highly respected book Graveyards of Chicago. Anyone with even a passing interest in the supernatural or cemeteries will be fascinated by one of the most respected people in the field of supernatural studies.

Thursday, February 25, 2021. Meets 1 Thursday. 10am-12pm CT. $19.

Offered by Harper College

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The Spiritual Power of Music: Online

Due to limitless tonal possibilities, the potential of musical creation is infinite. Music has been described as the sound of the spirit or the expression of the highest order. Ancient wisdom contains references to music's spiritual nature, its susceptibility to both light and dark influences, and how music can exhilarate us or depress us. Explore how the divine gift of music affects our brain, moods, and physiology. Discover how it opens the heart, enlivens the spirit, can heal, and how it became a seminal part of our existence.

Saturday, April 10, 2021. Meets two Saturdays. 10am-12pm PST. $32.

Offered by Santa Barbara Community College

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Learning by Viewing: An Experiential Journey Through the World's Best Photography: Online

This unique guided compilation will provide a presentation of the state of contemporary professional and fine art photography by using the quintessential marketing tool that every visually creative professional requires today: The Photographer's Website. Discover the context, backstory, and important elements each photographer offers the viewer. Discover how photographers market their work, obtain sponsors, and find their niche in the marketplace. Most genres and subject matters will be included. Classes will be a combination of daily new photographer website reviews and live teleconference discussion. Guest lecturers will add a real world context to the art form. Students will receive a weekly email detailing the photographers websites to review before each Saturday live online class session. 

Saturday, February 6, 2021. Meets nine Saturdays. 10am-11:30am PST. $60.

Offered by Santa Barbara Community College

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Escape to the Mediterranean-Cook Along

Escape to the Mediterranean with the flavors of Greece in this live cook-along class! Learn how to create a classic full flavored Greek meal for you and your family / significant other. Or better yet, have your family or significant other join you as you create the taste of Greece in your kitchen! A very full and busy class indeed! Items on the menu items will include Greek grilled chicken Souvlaki (skewers), tzatziki (traditional Greek yogurt dipping sauce), Greek veggie rice (prepared in the Instant Pot or on the stove-top), and homemade pita bread! Time permitting;a dressing for a Greek salad will also be shared. Have your questions answered by the instructor and watch your confidence in cooking grow during this class! Participants will receive a list of ingredients at least a week in advance of the class to allow time for shopping.

Saturday, March 20, 2021. 3:30-5:30pm CT. $39.

Offered by Anoka-Hennepin Schools

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