Category: Adult Learning

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Wednesday Forum – May 27

Wednesday, May 27, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom We will have a general discussion of topics presented by those members who wish to bring what is of interest to them to the attention of...

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Active Hope: Zen Book Study

Starting Tuesday, May 26 UUC’s Zen Meditation & Study group will begin its summer book on May 26, taking up Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re in without Going Crazy, by Joanna...

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Science Book Group

Tuesday, May 26, 7-8 p.m. via Zoom We will discuss the first half of Origins: How Earth’s History Shaped Human History by Lewis Dartnell, 2019, 346 pages. Sandy Briggs will facilitate. (Thanks, Sandy!) If you...

David Fenner

Wednesday Forum – May 20

Wednesday, May 20, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom Topic: “Red Sea Security, ” (Chapter 3 in Great Decisions) We will show the Great Decisions video and then our speaker will be UW Affiliate Lecturer, David Fenner. David Fenner is...

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Science Book Group

Tuesday, May 12, 7-8 p.m. via Zoom We will finish the discussion of How Language Began: The Story of Humanity’s Greatest Invention by Daniel Leonard Everett, 2017. David Beatty will again be facilitating. Our next book...

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Wednesday Forum Online – May 13

Wednesday, May 13, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom Topic: “Artificial Intelligence and Data, ” (Chapter 8 in Great Decisions) The video for this chapter will be shown at our meeting and we will have a...

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Wednesday Forum Online – May 6

Wednesday, May 6, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom Join us for our weekly online/phone meeting. This will be an “open mic” session. We will have a general discussion of topics presented by those members who...

Vincente L. Rafael

Wednesday Forum Online – April 29

Wednesday, April 29, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom Topic: “The Philippines and the U.S., ” (Chapter 7 in Great Decisions) This week we have a speaker: Vicente L. Rafael is professor of History and Southeast Asian Studies at...

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Science Book Group

Tuesday, April 28, 7-8 p.m. via Zoom We will start discussing our next book, How Language Began: The Story of Humanity’s Greatest Invention by Daniel Leonard Everett, 2017. David Beatty will facilitate. (Thanks, David!) We will plan...

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Wednesday Forum Online – April 22

Wednesday, April 22, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom Topic: “Open Mic” Personal Stories Be prepared to share a favorite, humorous (in hindsight) personal disaster story from your rich stock of memories. This should be...

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Wednesday Forum Online – April 15

Wednesday, April 15, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom China’s Road into Latin America(Chapter 6 in Great Decisions) The video for this chapter will be shown at our meeting, and we’ll discuss. The Foreign Policy Association,...

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Science Book Group

Tuesday, April 14, 7-8 p.m. via Zoom We will finish discussing Wilding: Returning Nature to Our Farm by Isabella Tree (2019). Robin Briggs will again facilitate. Please see UUC Connect or Zoom Info for UUC Gatherings to learn how to...

Marlon Brown

Wednesday Forum Online – April 8

Wednesday, April 8, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom We are looking forward welcoming our guest presenter, Marlon Brown, who will speak to the grassroots work of Black Lives Matter of Seattle/King County to advance...

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Wednesday Forum Online – April 1

Wednesday, April 1, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. “Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking” – Chapter 4 in Great Decisions Our scheduled presenters will not be able to join us as planned on Wednesday, April 1. Althought...

Tips for New Zoom Users

If you’re doing your best to try Zoom to connect to UUC Worship, small groups, and meetings, here are some helpful tips to let you feel more comfortable using this technology: Be sure to...

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Science Book Group Online

Tuesday, February 24, 7-8:30 p.m. via Zoom We will begin discussing Wilding: Returning Nature to Our Farm by Isabella Tree (2019). Robin Briggs will be facilitating (thanks, Robin!) Zoom link and meeting number TBA – check back...

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Wednesday Forum Online – March 18

Topic: India and Pakistan (Chapter 2 in the Great Decisions handbook.) We will be conducting the Wednesday Forum remotely for the foreseeable future using Zoom as a platform. The speaker this week will be...

Wednesday Forum Meeting Online

Wednesday, March 11, 11:00 a.m. UUC is actively working on providing virtual gathering space for meetings such as Wednesday Forum. Using Zoom Meetings, you can join a gathering using your computer or phone. Here...

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Wednesday Forum – March 4

Wednesday, March 4, 11:00-1:00 p.m. in Knatvold Great Decisions topic: “U.S. Relations with the Northern Triangle” There will be no outside speaker for the topic. The group will watch and then discuss the video that accompanies...

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Calling New England Pilgrims!

Have you been waiting for the 2020 New England Pilgrimage? We are planning our fourth pilgrimage led by Rev. Jon Luopa for the week of October 5, 2020. We will discover our New England...

Wednesday Forum – February 26

Wednesday, February 26, 11:00-1:00 p.m. in Knatvold We will have a general discussion of topics presented by those members who wish to bring what is of interest to them to the attention of the...

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Science Book Group

Tuesday, February 25, 7-9 p.m. in Knatvold We will finish our discussion of Richard Wrangham’s The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution (2019). We will discuss chapters 8-14. (Please note...