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Our world continues to get smaller as happenings across the globe are transmitted instantly in our 24/7 news cycle. To accurately understand current events, we often need some lessons from the past. Take some time to learn about our relationship with North Korea to see what may have brought us to the current tense situation. Understand Russia by learning more about Vladimir Putin. What motivates his agenda?

Click here for an alphabetical list of Social Science classes.

 

AARP Driver Safety Program   
Instructor:  Donald Stroliske Course #:  PUB101
Wednesday and Thursday, May 16 and 17, 2018 Time:  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:  MTP Education Center Room:  Classroom 2

AARP Non-Member: $20

Seats Available: 2

 

AARP Driver Safety Program 

This class is full. Click the "Add to Wait List " button below to be placed on a wait list.

Course #:  PUB101 Instructor:  Donald Stroliske
Location:  MTP Education Center                Room:  Classroom 2  
   
Day of the week: W Th    # of class dates: 2
Date: 5/16/2018 - 5/17/2018 Time:  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
AARP Member: $15         Note: Students are not charged when placed on a wait list.
 

Celebrating Birthdays: Aging Has Changed, But Is 65 the New 45?   
Instructor:  Dr. Judy Sherwood Course #:  PSY121
Thursday, May 3, 2018 Time:  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:  MTP Education Center Room:  Classroom 2

Member: $5, Non-Member: $10

Seats Available: 24

 

Human Design: How to do a Design Chart Reading- Advanced Level   NEW!
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Course #:  PAR140 Instructor:  Colleen Griffin
Location:  Circle Square Commons                Room:  Studio 10  
Course Fee- Members: $15; Non-Members: $20
There is a $20 manual fee payable to the instructor day of class.
 
   
Day of the week: W    # of class dates: 1
Date: 4/25/2018    Time:  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Seats Available: 6

 

Hurricane Preparation and Recovery   NEW!
Instructor:  Edith Gandy, David Holmes Course #:  PUB112
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Time:  3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location:  Live Oak Hall Room:  Live Oak Hall

Member: Free, Non-Member: Free

Seats Available: 123

 

Is Life Worth Living?   
Instructor:  Emmett Coyne Course #:  PHI122
Friday, May 4, 2018 Time:  1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location:  MTP Education Center Room:  Classroom 1

Member: Free, Non-Member: $5

Seats Available: 21

 

Man’s Search for Meaning   NEW!
Instructor:  Emmett Coyne Course #:  PHI126
Friday, May 18, 2018 Time:  1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location:  MTP Education Center Room:  Classroom 1

Member: Free, Non-Member: $5

Seats Available: 26

 

Moe Berg: Scholar- Catcher- Spy   NEW!
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Course #:  HIS202 Instructor:  Don Wyman
Location:  Cypress Hall                Room:  Cypress Hall  
Course Fee- Members: $10; Non-Members: $15  
   
Day of the week: F    # of class dates: 1
Date: 12/14/2018    Time:  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Seats Available: 150

 

Photography In and of The Civil War   NEW!
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Course #:  HIS200 Instructor:  Don Wyman
Location:  Cypress Hall                Room:  Cypress Hall  
Course Fee- Members: $10; Non-Members: $15  
   
Day of the week: F    # of class dates: 1
Date: 10/19/2018    Time:  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Seats Available: 150

 

Read, Think and Discuss Book Group   
Instructor:  Allie Gore Course #:  PHI108
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Time:  2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location:  MTP Education Center Room:  Classroom 3

Member: Free, Non-Member: $5

Seats Available: 6

 

Read, Think and Discuss Book Group   
Instructor:  Allie Gore Course #:  PHI108
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Time:  2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location:  MTP Education Center Room:  Classroom 3

Member: Free, Non-Member: $5

Seats Available: 6

 

Rwanda: Prelude to Genocide   NEW!
Instructor:  Bryant Shaw Ph.D. Course #:  CUR119
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 Time:  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:  Live Oak Hall Room:  Live Oak Hall

Member: $5, Non-Member: $10

Seats Available: 137

 

Secular Conversations: Paul Kurtz the Secular Humanist   
Instructor:  Rod Broker Course #:  REL103
Saturday, April 21, 2018 Time:  2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:  Live Oak Hall Room:  Live Oak Hall

Member: Free, Non-Member: $5

Seats Available: 148

 

Secular Conversations: Reverence for Life? Unwanted Dogs, Cats, and Horses in Marion County    NEW!
Instructor:  Robert Echols Course #:  PHI125
Saturday, May 19, 2018 Time:  2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:  Live Oak Hall Room:  Live Oak Hall

Member: Free, Non-Member: $5

Seats Available: 57

 

The CIA Museum: A Private Tour   
Instructor:  Don Wyman Course #:  HIS171
Friday, April 20, 2018 Time:  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:  Live Oak Hall Room:  Live Oak Hall

Member: $5, Non-Member: $10

Seats Available: 90

 

The Fascinating World of Codes & Ciphers: Introduction to Codes & Ciphers    NEW!
Instructor:  Don Wyman Course #:  HIS424
Friday, April 27, 2018 Time:  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:  Live Oak Hall Room:  Live Oak Hall

Member: $5, Non-Member: $10

Seats Available: 120

 

The Fascinating World of Codes & Ciphers: Introduction to Codes & Ciphers    NEW!
Instructor:  Don Wyman Course #:  HIS424
Friday, May 4, 2018 Time:  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:  Live Oak Hall Room:  Live Oak Hall

Member: $5, Non-Member: $10

Seats Available: 133

 

The Fascinating World of Codes & Ciphers: Introduction to Codes & Ciphers    NEW!
Instructor:  Don Wyman Course #:  HIS424
Friday, May 11, 2018 Time:  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:  Live Oak Hall Room:  Live Oak Hall

Member: $5, Non-Member: $10

Seats Available: 132

 

The Mystery of Oak Island   NEW!
Instructor:  Dr. Ed Tenhor Course #:  HIS189
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Time:  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:  Live Oak Hall Room:  Live Oak Hall

Member: Free, Non-Member: $5

Seats Available: 37

 

What's Up in the Sahel? Fighting Terrorism in West Africa   NEW!
Instructor:  Bryant Shaw Ph.D. Course #:  CUR118
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Time:  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:  Live Oak Hall Room:  Live Oak Hall

Member: $5, Non-Member: $10

Seats Available: 134

 

Florida Backroads Travel with Mike Miller       This class is already in session....
Instructor: David Michael Miller    Course #: TRV171
Fridays, January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20 and May 18, 2018
Location: Live Oak Hall    Room: Live Oak Hall
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Member: $25, Non-Member: $35
 

Keeping Current on Events      This class is already in session....
Instructor: Sandy Carey, Pat Lee Russell    Course #: CUR101
Thursdays, January 11, 25, February 8, 22, March 8, 22, April 12, 26, May 10 and 24, 2018
Location: MTP Education Center    Room: Classroom 2
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Member: Free, Non-Member: $5
 

Keeping Current on Events      This class is already in session....
Instructor: Kathy O'Connell, Eva Scranton    Course #: CUR101
Wednesdays, January 17, February 7, 21, March 7, 21, April 4, 18, May 2 and 16, 2018
Location: MTP Education Center    Room: Classroom 2
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Member: Free, Non-Member: $5
 

Socrates & More Fridays      This class is already in session....
Instructor: Allie Gore    Course #: PHI107
Fridays, January 19, February 2, 16, March 2, 16, 30, April 13, 27, May 11 and 25, 2018
Location: Cypress Hall    Room: Cypress Hall
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Member: Free, Non-Member: $5
 

Socrates and More Mondays      This class is already in session....
Instructor: Allie Gore    Course #: PHI102
Mondays, January 8, 22, February 5, 19, March 5, 19, April 2, 16, 30 and May 14, 2018
Location: Cypress Hall    Room: Cypress Hall
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Member: Free, Non-Member: $5
 

TEDxOcala Salon: Fresh Ideas Worth Sharing       This class is already in session....
Instructor: Rod Broker, Gene Goergen, Leona Vlacancich, Robert Vlacancich, Manal Fakhoury, Brian Rowland, Joseph Bartosh, Ron Seacord    Course #: CUR112
Fridays, January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11 and 18, 2018
Location: MTP Education Center    Room: Classroom 1
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Member: Free, Non-Member: Free
 

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