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Monday, April 21, 2014

9:30-11:30 am
The Dutch People Confront the Holocaust, 1940-45

By Paul Kopperman

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

9:30-11:30 am

Sourdough: History, Art, and Science Leavened with Practical Advice by Andrew Rossi is postponed until fall term.

1:30-3:30 pm
Bending Toward Justice: Disability to Diversity

By Rick Borsten & Jasper Smith

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

9:30-11:30 am
The Science and Technology of Food

By Karl Schilke

11:30 am
Member Social

In the Fireplace Room

Thursday, April 24, 2014

9:30-11:30 am
Oregon's Fiscal Challenge

By Tim Nesbitt

1:30-3:30 pm
Language and Regionalism in Belgium

By Alexander Murphy

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ALL News

Class Changes

  • The Art Strand class, Sourdough: History, Art, and Science Leavened with Practical Advice by Andrew Ross, scheduled for April 22, 2014 has been postponed until fall term, Tuesday, September 23 at 1:30 pm.
  • The field trip scheduled May 7 to the Portland Art Museum has been cancelled. Not enough people signed up to cover the costs. If your payment has already been processed, your refund check should arrive shortly after May 1, 2014. If you just sent your check, it will be returned as soon as we receive it.

Gala Netherlands Dinner Reservation Deadline

The deadline for reservations or cancellations with a refund, for the Gala Netherlands Dinner is Wednesday, April 30 at 5:00 pm.


  • Wednesday, April 23, 11:30 am
  • Tuesday, May 13, 3:30 pm
  • Thursday, June 5, 3:30 pm

Committee Meetings

  • April 21, 2:00-4:00 pm: Advisory Council Meeting, Margaret Dutton, Chair
  • April 28, 1:30-3:30 pm: Curriculum Committee, fall term planning meeting #2, David Eiseman, Chair

Volunteer Spotlight

During spring term 2014 the spotlight is on Nancy Groesz.

ALL Member Contributes to New Book

A new book titled Chicken Soup For the Soul: Living with Alzheimer's and Other Dementias will be in the bookstores after April 22. Look for the chapter title "I'll Never Know" written by ALL presenter and member Dick Weinman. Book proceeds go to the Alzheimer's Association.

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ALL Class Notes

One Writer's Story

Susan Jackson Rodgers graciously has shared her slides and notes with us. To see Susan's notes, after opening the file with Adobe Reader, click on "Comment" in the upper right hand corner of your Adobe Reader. Her notes will show up as annotations on the side.

Australian Reading List

On October 30 Dr. Per Henningsgaard of PSU spoke on Australian literature. He has provided a compendium of several top-10 lists of Australian novels.

The Thin Edge of Dignity

Dick Weinman, ALL member and the presenter of "The Thin Edge of Dignity" regarding living in an assisted living facility, now has a blog by the same name at http://states.aarp.org/tag/dick-weinman/. (This web address was updated and verified 11/29/2013.)

Gala Dinner Recipes

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