Published: February 10, 2016 by News Staff
Put a spring in your step by exploring a new path; perhaps you’d enjoy a visit to the Morris Arboretum with fellow South Jerseyans or a behind the scenes look at the Philadelphia Orchestra and/or Johnson’s Corner Market! All this and more is possible with the 2016 programs from “Pathways to Learning at Medford Leas.”
All Pathways programs are open to the public, and the majority are free, to enable lifelong learning. However, registration is required for many programs, which are being held from the beginning of March through late May.
“The Pathways programs continue to be reflective of the many interests of the Medford Leas’ residents and the local community, on a wide variety of topics,” said Jane Weston, Medford Leas Director of Development and Community Relations. “The programs offer wonderful opportunities to discover new interests, learn more about the world around us, and enjoy the good company of other attendees.”
The offerings for March and April include (all programs are free and located at the Medford campus unless otherwise noted):
America the Beautiful: A Celebration of Our National Parks
March 23, 10 a.m.
Balance Training Workshop (located at Cranberry Hall in Medford)
March 25, 10 a.m.
The Story of the 1895 Organic Farm
March 29, 10 a.m.
Annual Lewis W. Barton Arboretum Lecture
April 2, 11 a.m.
Brain Fitness: The Real Deal – choose one
April 5, 10 a.m. (Lumberton campus)
April 19, 10 a.m. (Medford campus)
Health Concerns for Older Adults
April 8, 10 a.m.
Daffodil Daze Walks – choose one
April 6, 10 a.m.
April 13, 10 a.m.
Medford University: Ethics and Technology (cost $35)
April 18 and 25, May 2, 9, and 16, 3:30 p.m.
Philadelphia Orchestra: Behind the Scenes
April 18, 10 a.m.
Pruning In Your Home Garden (cost $10)
April 25, 10 a.m.
The Medford Campus Theater also will provide performances from musicians from around the world: Mozart (March 12), Stravinsky and the Ballet Russes (April 16), Mahler & Prokofiev (May 21), and the 75th Anniversary of Tanglewood (June 18), for a suggested $5 donation per performance, payable at the door. Attendees will feel immersed in the music in Medford Leas’ state-of-the-art projection screen and surround sound system.
In addition, the Medford Campus Art Gallery will be open daily, displaying the work of Sherry Dellaria-McGrath, who primarily gathers inspiration from nature, from March through April, and then that of Patrick Monaghan, who paints from both life and photographs, through May.
Finally, a series of lectures, from quilting to historic restoration to the Middle East, also are available for free; registration is not required.
For a full listing of lectures and programs, or to register for a program, visit www.medfordleas.org or call (609) 654-3588.