<![CDATA[Peer Learning of Chapel Hill - Peer Learning News]]>Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:33:05 -0400Weebly<![CDATA[SPRING BREAK 2019 - Note Exception]]>Thu, 11 Apr 2019 13:31:36 GMThttp://peerlearningofchapelhill.com/peer-learning-news/spring-break-2019-note-exceptionThere shall be no classes held from Monday 15th April to Friday 19th (both days inclusive).

EXCEPT: Monday 15th Opera Class in Room 17.]]>
<![CDATA[No 3rd Friday Luncheon in April 2019]]>Thu, 11 Apr 2019 13:25:40 GMThttp://peerlearningofchapelhill.com/peer-learning-news/no-3rd-friday-luncheon-in-april-2019
Please be informed that there shall be no 3rd Friday luncheon on April 19th
due to Good Friday. ]]>
<![CDATA[April 2nd Friday Lecture]]>Thu, 11 Apr 2019 13:21:13 GMThttp://peerlearningofchapelhill.com/peer-learning-news/april-2nd-friday-lectureOur “Second Friday” presentation is scheduled for Friday, April 12th.

The title of the lecture is: Real estate management: selling or buying.

Speakers shall be:  Mariah Cope and Morgan Breakey, representatives of Blue Moon Estate Sales of Chapel Hill:

Whether you are downsizing, moving, settling an estate 
and interested in selling or buying items that may be 
available, come find out how it works.  
Mariah has a degree in Business Administration and a 
strong background in sales and merchandising while 
Morgan has a degree in Communication 


The Talk is scheduled to be held at:

 Lounge of Binkley Memorial Baptist Church
1712 Willow Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
at 10.30 am  we meet and greet.
11.00-12 noon: Lecture by  Mariah Cope and Morgan Breakey    


Guests are welcome.  It is free and open to the public
Hope to see you on Friday, April 12 th.
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<![CDATA[March Stepping Out Lunch]]>Sat, 09 Mar 2019 16:20:22 GMThttp://peerlearningofchapelhill.com/peer-learning-news/march-stepping-out-lunch7899723Our tradition of "lunching out" for the month of March shall be on Friday, March  15th at
12:30 PM. 

Location:  Blue Dogwood Public Market 
                      306 W. Ste.G,  Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
  

This would be a unique experience.  It is a "Food Court" with an assembly of food stalls and a general dinning area.

A variety is available:  Fat Radish Farm products, Pizzelle Bakery, Rumi Persian Cafe, Soul Cocina offering Latin American culinary options such as sweet potato and plantain empanadas, and Chocolate Confections offering handmade chocolates. 

Free parking is available (sharing is encouraged) at Blue Dogwood Market lot between 306 W Franklin St and Rosemary St. 
  
NOTE: Rumi Cafe would offer a one time 20% discount for attendees who mention that they were at Peer Learning gathering/lecture on Friday, March 8th. 


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

Hope to see you at Blue Dogwood.  As always friends, family or guests are welcome.

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<![CDATA[March 2nd Friday Lecture]]>Thu, 07 Mar 2019 16:48:44 GMThttp://peerlearningofchapelhill.com/peer-learning-news/march-2nd-friday-lecture​Our “Second Friday” presentation is scheduled for Friday, March  8th.

Lecture:  Blue Dogwood products and businesses.

Our speaker for March will be a representative of Jeffrey Boak & company.  Blue Dogwood is a community of independent food businesses.  Their indoor market currently features 8 permanent food vendors.   Blue Dogwood vendors bring unique and diverse food to the local food scene.

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

​Time
:  10.30 am  meet and greet.
              11.00-12 noon Lecture  

Guests are welcome.  It is free and open to the public. 

Hope to see you on Friday, March 8th.]]>
<![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.

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<![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
Park.

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.


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<![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.]]>