<![CDATA[Peer Learning of Chapel Hill - Peer Learning News]]>Sun, 10 Feb 2019 06:55:33 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[February Stepping Out Luncheon]]>Sun, 10 Feb 2019 01:33:41 GMThttp://peerlearningofchapelhill.com/peer-learning-news/february-stepping-out-luncheon1957846Our tradition of "lunching out" for the month of February shall be on Friday, February 15th at 12:00 noon at CITY KITCHEN at UNIVERSITY PLACE (MALL)Estes Drive (between 15-501 and Willow Drive).  Note: Entrance is outside

Please RSVP to Sonia early, as she has to give the restaurant a count, but not later than Wednesday, February 13th. Her e-mail is:   soniathelmahanker@gmail.com  

Hope to see you at CITY KITCHEN.  As always friends, family or guests are welcome.

<![CDATA[2nd Friday Meet & Greet]]>Fri, 01 Feb 2019 21:27:59 GMThttp://peerlearningofchapelhill.com/peer-learning-news/2nd-friday-meet-greetGet ready, because our spring semester is about to begin with our
Second Friday “meet and greet”, followed by a presentation by
Curtis Booker, co-proprietor of Patterson Mill Country Store and
local historian who will tell us about Leigh Farm, owned by his
ancestors in the 1800s and now open to the public as a Durham

Invite your friends; this event is free and open to the public. Hope to see you all there.

Please join us on February 8 at 10:30am

The event will be held at:

Lounge of Binkley Memorial Baptist Church
1712 Willow Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Guests are welcome.

<![CDATA[January Stepping Out Lunch]]>Sat, 12 Jan 2019 22:48:36 GMThttp://peerlearningofchapelhill.com/peer-learning-news/january-stepping-out-lunch​Our tradition of "lunching out" for the month of January shall be on Friday, January 18th at 11:30 am at Restaurant  CAVA Mediterranean, 79 S Elliot Road (Near Whole Foods)

Please RSVP to Sonia early, as she has to give the restaurant a count, but not later than Wednesday, January 16th.

Sonia's e-mail:   soniathelmahanker@gmail.com  

As always friends, family or guests are welcome.

Hope to see you there]]>
<![CDATA[Message from the President, Spring 2019]]>Wed, 02 Jan 2019 16:18:49 GMThttp://peerlearningofchapelhill.com/peer-learning-news/message-from-the-president-spring-2019Dear Peer Learners,

Peer Learning is pleased to present our spring 2019 curriculum with old favorites, continuing courses, and new topics of interest to, we hope, everyone.

Our peer discussion groups are back: Friends Around the Kitchen Table, Short Story, Current Events and Book Club. Ongoing presentation classes: Ingrid Baird’s Operas continue with seven more from Giuseppe Verdi. George Baroff resumes his History of England with William The Conquerer and Dr. Michael Joseph continues the Medical School for Everyone with more medical rounds.

Exciting new offerings include: a creating writing class with Bob Lauterborn, a survey of ancient Asiatic civilizations by Mir Ali, and an in depth look at the NOVA documentary on weather and climate change by Frank Binkowski.

And, of course, we will continue our Second Friday lectures and Third Friday Stepping Out Luncheons.

Please remember to register on the form included in this packet or on-line at our website PeerLearningOfChapelHill.com. Dues are still $30 for the spring 2019 semester and this single fee entitles you to come to any or every class and event. Whichever way you register, if you haven’t prepaid this fall, mail your $30 dues check payable to “Peer Learning” to: Peer Learning of Chapel Hill, Box 2821 Chapel Hill NC 27515-2821

So please join us for a social at 10:30 AM and guest speaker at 11:00 AM on February 8 in the Lounge located between the kitchen and Meals on Wheels doors , and get ready for classes which start February 11 at 11:00 AM in the Pocket room at: Binkley Baptist Church facilities 1712 Willow Drive, Chapel Hill NC.

Hope to see you in February!
Sally Binkowski, President]]>
<![CDATA[Peer Learning Schedule for 12/13, 12/14, and 12/17]]>Thu, 13 Dec 2018 01:14:37 GMThttp://peerlearningofchapelhill.com/peer-learning-news/peer-learning-schedule-for-1213-1214-and-1217The following is the new schedule for the rest of the Fall 2018 semester:

Thursday (12/13)Changing World - Mir's SAUDI WOMEN cancelled.  (No room available)

The following Peer events remain scheduled:

Friday (12/14)
     10:30 Set-up fellowship hall for 
     11:30 Luncheon POT LUCK and news of spring 
     12:00 Book Club - final meeting
       1:30 Room 17 Opera #7 part 1

 Monday (12/17) 
       1:30 Room 17 Opera #7 part 2  

We regret any inconvenience this has caused.]]>
<![CDATA[End of Fall Semester Pot Luck]]>Tue, 11 Dec 2018 20:54:59 GMThttp://peerlearningofchapelhill.com/peer-learning-news/end-of-fall-semester-pot-luckPeer Learning Pot Luck shall be held on the second Friday of December 14th,  at 11:30 AM at Fellowship Hall at the Binkley Church, Chapel Hill. 

The First letter/initial of your last name will be the food you shall bring:  


EFGH-..............DELI-LUNCH MEAT

IJKL-................ CASSEROLE


QRST............... DESERT

UVW..................BREAD and CHEESE


If you do not like your category
bring whatever you want, large enough to share.

We will provide beverages and paper products. 

Hope to see you all on December 14th.]]>
<![CDATA[Reschedule Classes for Week of December 10th]]>Tue, 11 Dec 2018 20:46:49 GMThttp://peerlearningofchapelhill.com/peer-learning-news/reschedule-classes-for-week-of-december-10thDue to the snow storm, the status of cancelled/rescheduled Peer Learning classes for the week of December 10th is as follows:
  • Monday, December 10:  All classes were cancelled
  • Tuesday, December 11th:  All classes were cancelled
  • Wednesday, December 12th: All classes cancelled
  • Thursday, December 13th: Rescheduled classes to be determined
  • Friday, December 14th:  
    • Rescheduled classes to be determined
    • Pot Luck Lunch:  11:30 AM
<![CDATA[November 2nd Friday Lecture]]>Fri, 26 Oct 2018 18:07:32 GMThttp://peerlearningofchapelhill.com/peer-learning-news/november-2nd-friday-lecturePicture
Date:  November 9, 2018
Time:  11:00 AM
Place:  Lounge of Binkley Memorial Baptist Church

Topic:  Exercise your Best Life at the Orange County Department on Aging


   Latonya Brown, MHSA, CIRS-A/D
   Wellness Coordinator
   Orange County Department on Aging 
   2551 Homestead Road | Chapel Hill, NC 27516
   919.245.4270 | www.orangecountync.gov/agin

Latonya has been with the Department on Aging since March 2009, serving Orange County’s senior community by providing valuable information on Health and Wellness. Latonya graduated with a Master’s degree in Health Services Administration from Strayer University and Bachelors of Science in Physical Education with concentration in Fitness and Wellness from North Carolina Central University.   She has a vast experience managing Public Health and Fitness & Wellness programs at the Durham YMCA and GlaxoSmithKline. Latonya makes every effort to provide the seniors in the community with fitness and wellness programs that will strengthen their mind, body and spirit.

<![CDATA[Make-up Classes for Life Figure Drawing and NC History]]>Thu, 25 Oct 2018 13:19:20 GMThttp://peerlearningofchapelhill.com/peer-learning-news/make-up-classes-for-life-figure-drawing-and-nc-historyThe missed Life Figure Drawing class due to Tropical Storm Michael will be made up 
on  Thursday November 8 at 1:30 to 3:00 pm in the Pocket Room.

The missed NC History class due to Tropical Storm Michael will be made up 
on  Thursday November 15 at 1:30 to 3:00 pm in the Pocket Room.]]>
<![CDATA[October 2018 Stepping Out Lunch]]>Wed, 17 Oct 2018 00:16:05 GMThttp://peerlearningofchapelhill.com/peer-learning-news/october-2018-stepping-out-lunchOur tradition of "lunching out" for the month of October shall be on Friday, October 19th at  12:00 noon. 

Place:  Carrboro Pizza Oven
                Carrboro Mall (across Elmo's Restaurant)

Note: Please RSVP to Sonia @ soniathelmahanker@gmail.com

NOTE: No reservations made as yet. Hope it shall work fine.

As always friends, family, or guests are welcome.]]>