lifelong learning center adults / seniors

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.~ Henry Ford

On any given day, there are many paths for you to ignite a passion, spark new interests or explore something you have always wanted to know more about at University Circle.  It is a place of possibilities for knowledge and sharing. 

You finally have some time to devote to you.  With so many choices for life-long learning and volunteerism at University Circle institutions, you don’t have to travel far to explore the universe.

If classical music is your passion, choose a music study group with The Cleveland Orchestra. Love to garden?  Help out at The Cleveland Botanical Garden, then enjoy a Tai Chi or Yoga class in the gardens. If a more scholarly path is your fancy, audit a class at one of our prestigious art or music institutes or sign up for Off- Campus Studies or Senior Scholars experience through Case Western Reserve University. If you love archeology, the great outdoors, conservation and starry skies, the Explorer lecture series at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is an annual lecture series with leading scientists and researchers from across the region and the globe, delivered to our Circle doorstep.

Is it time for that family genealogy research project that you have always wanted to pursue?  The librarians at The Western Reserve Historical Society are waiting to train you.  Members are able to use the library’s resources, data-bases and staff for free. Join the Art and Fiction book club at The Cleveland Museum of Art or the History in Mysteries Book Club at Western Reserve Historical Society.  Reading and new friendships are infectious!

Check out our resources below and free to contact us for additional information in the Community Education Department at UCI at 216-707-5012.

The Senior Connections Program

Senior Connections is a life-long learning initiative focused on creating unique experiences using videoconferencing technology and the world-class resources of Circle institutions. Created and managed by University Circle Inc., it is the newest signature program from the Community Education department.

Videoconferencing enables seniors to "travel the world" using interactive technology in real-time from their retirement communities or local senior centers. The program also offers selected field trips to cultural institutions for concerts, lectures and exhibitions.

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