Creating Active Retirement Years - Fall 2015

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Creating ACTIVE Retirement Years (919) 469-4081 23 Education A Education AARP Driver Safety Program This new version of the AARP Driver Safety program was designed to help you drive smarter. A review of safety strategies, rules of the road, knowing your vehicle, and common sense driving tips will equip you with the skills to be a safer driver. Cost for AARP members is $15, $20 nonmembers (nonmembers pay $15 at registration and give the additional $5 to the instructor at the beginning of class). Location: Classroom 302 Fees: $15 (per person) 86807 Fri Nov 13 12- 4 p.m. Art and History Lectures Location: Classroom 302 Instructor: George Wade Carmichael THE WAR OF THE REGULATION The Regulator Movement, an uprising in the British North America's Carolina colonies is considered a catalyst to the American Revolutionary War. Fees: $7(R) $9(N) (1 class) 87057 Wed Sep 2 9:30-11 a.m. NORTH CAROLINA CIVIL WAR Learn about North Carolina during the American Civil War. Each class covers a year with the final class discussing reconstruction. Fees: $24(R) $31(N) (5 classes) 87053 Mon Sep 21-Oct 19 9:30-10:30 a.m. 400 YEARS OF TRANSPORTATION IN NORTH CAROLINA This overview will cover the shocking transformation of transportation since the first European settlers. Learn how transportation has changed, grown and continues to improve over the years. Fees: $7(R) $9(N) (1 class) 87056 Wed Sep 30 9:30-11 a.m. SMOKE IT OR WEAR IT This lecture takes you back to the root of two of North Carolinas thriving crops, Cotton and Tobacco. Discover the historical and social impacts these crops had in the South. Fees: $7(R) $9(N) (1 class) 87063 Wed Oct 7 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. CAROLINA GHOST STORIES Discover another side of the Carolinas as you learn about the tales of strange and ghostly legends from the coast, piedmont and mountain regions. Fees: $15(R) $20(N) (3 classes) 87054 Wed Oct 14-28 9:30-10:30 a.m. THE TAR HEEL PRESIDENT After Lincoln's death, Andrew Johnson, a native North Carolinian, became president. Join us on this journey as we follow a man's path from poverty to presidency. Fees: $7(R) $9(N) (1 class) 87058 Mon Nov 2 1- 2:30 p.m. BRIEF HISTORY OF NORTH CAROLINA North Carolina from statehood to confederacy and back. Enjoy a brief history from 1783 to present day. Fees: $19(R) $25(N) (4 classes) 87055 Wed Nov 18-Dec 9 9:30-10:30 a.m. WHY COLOR DOESN'T EXIST This lecture takes you through an examination of the phenomenon we call color. Discover the illusions and challenges of colors and how they can be perceived differently. Fees: $7(R) $9(N) (1 class) 87079 Mon Nov 23 9:30-11 a.m.

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