Education and Learning
Leisure Learning Corner
Call 891-4008, except as noted, to register or for information on the programs below. $2 (55+) and $3 (others). Click on the links for more information:
- A Skeptics View of American History
Thursdays, 1:00 - 3:00pm | February 20 - March 27
- Beginning Conversational German
Mondays, 6:00 - 8:00pm | January 27; February 3, 17 & 24; March 3, 17 & 24
- Creative Writing at Allegro
Wednesdays, 10:00 - 11:00am | January 15 - March 26 (skip February 12and March 12)
- Ukelele - Beginning
Fridays, 10:30 - 11:00am
Do you want to learn how to play the ukulele? Bring your uke and learn to play in a relaxed environment. No reservation needed. $1.
- Ukelele Hour
Fridays, 11:00am - 12:00n
Bring your ukulele and play with other beginning uke players! Class is designed for fun, playing together at your own skill level, and learning in the process. Review basic uke chords, learn a variety of strumming and picking patterns, learn new chords, and pick up an assortment of ukulele tips. No reservation needed.
- Computer Files and Folders
March 11 & 13 | 11:30am - 1:15pm
- iPhone and iPad
March 10, 12, 17 & 19 | 9:30 - 11:30am
- Microsoft Excel - Intermediate
Mondays, 6:00 - 7:30pm | January 13 - March 3 (skipping January 20)
March 10, 12, 17 & 19 | 11:30am - 1:15pm
- Removable Disks
March 18 & 20 | 11:30am - 1:15pm
- Windows 8
March 11, 13, 18 & 20 | 9:30 - 11:30am
Computers and Technology
Classes listed below are held Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:00pm. Reservations required. Call 891-4008. Each class: $5 (55+) or $7 others, unless otherwise noted. Click on the links for more information:
Tallahassee Active Lifelong Leaders
...an educational experience for older adults seeking to explore creative and productive roles for their retirement years...an opportunity for active older adults to pursue leadership and civic engagement opportunities.
TALL classes are scheduled each Tuesday January 28 - March 25, 2014.
Classmates meet with area leaders and go on site visits for a better understanding of the community's cultural, political, safety, legal & justice, educational, health, human service, and other public services or public-private initiatives. By sharing resources and gaining insight, TALL graduates will be better equipped to enhance positive change in their community through advocacy and volunteerism.
Participants must be 55 or older.
$95 tuition includes lunch, all program supplies and other costs. Scholarships available. Participants are selected on a "first come first serve basis."
For an application and information, contact Hella Spellman at 850 891 4007.
Thursdays, 7:00 - 9:00pm
Informal and unstructured, writers meet to critique each others' work. Open to all levels of writers. $1.
Writing for Fun - at Allego
Mondays, 10:00am - 12:00n
The Tallahassee Senior Center offers many language classes (French, German, Spanish and English as a Second Language) in a variety of skill levels. Classes are $2 for seniors 55+ ($3 for others) and are offered at many different times. Call 891-4000 for information.
- French: True Beginning
Mondays, 9:30 - 10:30am
- French: Continuing A
Mondays, 1:15 - 2:15pm
- French: Continuing B
Mondays, 11:00am - 12:00n
- French: Continuing C
Wednesdays, 8:45 - 9:45am
- French: Advanced
Mondays, 10:00 - 11:00am and Fridays, 11:00am - 12:00n
- French Study
Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:00pm
- Spanish: Beginning
Wednesdays, 10:00 - 11:00am and 6:00 - 7:00pm
- English as a Second Language
Fridays, 9:00 - 10:00am
- German: Beginning Conversational
Mondays, 6:00 - 8:00pm starting September 9
Leon County Adult & Community Education Partnership
Senior Computer Classes
Pre-registration is required. Applications are available at the Senior Center reception desk. $2 per class.
Develop or enhance your computer skills through a variety of six-week classes taught in partnership with the Leon County Schools Adult and Community Education at both TSC and the ACE campus (283 Trojan Trail). There is a waiting list for placement. Prospective students will be notified when a class is available.
Introduction to Keyboarding
Practice using the keyboard, mouse and special keys.
For the classes below, prerequisites include Introduction to Keyboarding or teacher approval
- Getting to Know the Computer
- Introduction to Word
- Introduction to the Internet
- Brain Age
For more information, please visit the Leon County Schools Adult and Community Education Program website.