For adults over 55 years of age interested in expanding life’s experiences
SAGE offers an opportunity to enrich one’s life through learning in a relaxed and accepting environment amongst your peers. We cover a wide range of subjects in our college level lectures, including:
- social and cultural trends
- evolving technologies
- the arts
- food and wine
- health and wellness
Just to name a few! We invite you to join us the first Friday of each month for our lecture series.
DUE TO THE ONGOING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN, THE GETTYSBURG TRIP AND PRE-TRIP LECTURE HAVE BEEN CANCELED. New for 2013! Be sure to check out our Off Campus Learning Experience, which features a trip to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Schedule and Cost
2013 Lecture Series
September 13 – Beverly Bley, LPN, CMHt “Chapter 7 – the Best Part of the Story”
As we age, relationships change, values and perceptions are reviewed and adjusted, future plans are revised.Beverly’s talk will cover ways to find humor in the complexities and vulnerabilities of our lives.
October4th – Ellie Laubner “Flappers and their Famous Fashion”
Lehigh Valley collector Ellie Laubner offers her insight into the fashions that allowed the New Woman of the 20s to brazenly give tradition a cold and often bare shoulder as she moved forward into the twentieth century. Ellie has been on a thirty-year quest to acquire clothing and accessories that reflect the styles, events, and sociological changes taking place in our society.
November 1st – The Holocaust Resource Center of the Lehigh Valley, “Genocide”
Genocide continues to impact our world today. In observation of the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, we will explore the nature of bigotry, hate crimes, and genocide through the lens of the Holocaust. Presented by the Holocaust Resource Center of the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley.
December 6th – Dr. Peter Behrens “Early 20th Century Psychology on the Radio”
Consider the psychological impact of Orson Welles “War of the Worlds.” Dr. Behrens will share his research findings as they relate to the history of American radio psychology from its early days in the late 1920s through the Depression.
Join us at 10:30 for coffee! Lectures begin at 11 a.m. and lunch is served at noon.
Cost of each lecture, including lunch, is $20, or attend all four for $60!
SAGE lectures are held in Room 135 at our Center Valley campus, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley PA
DUE TO THE ONGOING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN, THE GETTYSBURG TRIP AND PRE-TRIP LECTURE HAVE BEEN CANCELED. New for 2013! Be sure to check out our Off Campus Learning Experience, which features a trip to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on October 11, 2013, with an optional Pre-Trip lecture on Thursday, October 10 at 6 PM.