Week of March 19 - 21  (Tues. - Thurs.)

Lunchtime Events:

Tues., March 19, 1:10 - 2:00    Susan Blumenfeld
Sages and Seekers: Pairing LLAIC Members with Students

Wed., March 20, 1:10 - 2:00    Harriet Starrett
Current Events discussion - always lively

Thurs., March 21, 1:10 - 2:00    Ethan Cole (Boston Police)
Identity Theft

See the March 17 Quill for details.

Please wear your purple lanyard and name badge each time that you come to LLAIC at Temple Shir Tikva for any reason. This will allow our door greeters and Temple personnel to know that you are entitled to be in the building.

What's Next?   Let's Go, Out and About

Check the latest issue of The Quill for the most recent information
for these and other affinity groups.

"Let's Go" Outings - a monthly social event for LLAIC members
  • Friday, March 29: Boston Public Library
  • April: Boston by Foot - Walk Through the South End
  • Friday, May 17: Arnold Arboretum
  • June: USS Constitution and Museum
  • July: Franklin Park Zoo

"Out and About": Special Interest Affinity Groups

Movie Mavens:
Meet for a movie, and conversation afterward over a meal or snack. 
Next movie to be announced on Wednesday, March 20,
with time and place on Friday, March 22.

Book Club:  Meets at the Morse Institute Library, 146 Central Street, Natick.
No March meeting, the next one on is Friday, April 12, 10:30 - 12:00. 
The book is The Shoemaker's Wife, by Adriana Trigiani. 

New Members:  a snapshot of what we offer you

LLAIC is a Lifelong Learning organization in the Metro West area of Boston, Massachusetts (based in Wayland, previously in Wellesley, and Weston):  
We are about to start our fifth year, have over 300 members per semester, and have grown from 17 courses in our first semester to about 25. Membership is only $35 per semester, in line with our policy of keeping costs low to encourage broad membership. That policy applies to our course fees as well. 

Courses are our core “business”:
Spring 2019 courses will be open for registration on January 28. To see those from previous semester, click here

 ... and besides a diverse and exciting Course Program, we are pleased to offer ...
Stimulating speakers between morning and afternoon classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Current Events on Wednesdays, and selected events on other days.
  •  Social Groups and Events:
"Let's Go" - outings between and during semesters. Visit museums and other venues with new and old friends. The plan is to have one such outing per month.

For past Let's Go outings, visit our Events Archive

Theatre Outing Group: Dine and see a play with old and new friends.

"Out and About": A set of "meet and go" activity groups for all you enthusiasts who want to stay active and involved during the summer and beyond. If you have an idea you can help shape what your group does, where it goes, and even what it calls itself. Examples of active groups: the LLAIC Book Club, Movie Mavens, and a French conversation group Parlez-vous Français?

LILAC Players: The LILAC Players, your friends, colleagues and course leaders, read their parts while costumed and perform theatrical pieces.  For pictures of the LILAC PLAYERS in their Fall 2017 production, click here.

Click on the above links for more information on each.

Questions or comments? Call us at 508-453-1205, or go to Contact Us; we'll respond to you quickly.

Come join your friends and neighbors from Newton, Lexington, Framingham, Sudbury, and other nearby communities in a stimulating learning and socializing environment.

... and then there's ...

Our vibrant newsletter with quick updates and news of lunchtime events and other activities, sent to you by email. Don't miss it.  Past issues can be viewed at Members' Corner.

LLAIC Website:   For information and news about LLAIC. We recommend that you Bookmark it and visit often.

Mission and Values, our founding principles for LLAIC.

Board Meetings are open to all LLAIC members. For details, go to Members' Corner

Driving, Parking and Building Entry Information

Directions, Parking, Entry information for our host location: Temple Shir Tikva, 141 Boston Post Road (Route 20) in Wayland.

Important Reminder to Everyone about driving in the parking lot: 
As a matter of safety and courtesy, please be sure to follow the one-way signs into and out of the parking lot. For details, click here.

Part of the parking lot at the far end has been reserved for the exclusive use of the nursery school. There are more than enough spaces for all our members to park on-site. Handicapped spaces are available for those with proper signage.

Notifications on Weather and other Cancelations

Early in the morning, please check this site to find out whether classes are cancelled that day due to inclement weather or for some other reason, such as a power outage or a funeral at Temple Shir Tikva. Also check your email for a special Quill announcement or an email from your course leader(s).

Weather:  If Wayland schools are closed then LLAIC classes are canceled. If they have a delayed start, there will be a notification on this site and in a special Quill announcement.

Page updated March 17, 2019


Your weekly LLAIC newsletter. Read all about it: News, lunch speakers, interest groups, trips near and future, and more, more, more - it's all there. 

Issue #235, March 17.
Check your email, or click on the Issue # above.

Call during class hours:
If you have any need to contact LLAIC during class hours, call Jennifer Young, LLAIC Operations Coordinator, at 508-243-8873.

Member List - Spring 2019:
The Member List for the Spring semester with member contact information is now available on the Member List webpage.

Other LLAIC Notes

Lost and Found:
Contact Jen to claim any lost items.

You can become a LLAIC member any time. For online registration, click here.
To view or download a one-page guide to membership sign-up, click here.

LLAIC Board 2018-19
To view the list and a picture of Board members for next year, click here.

The calendar is updated continually to reflect the many events in our program. Check it often to see what's new.

Directions and Parking:
Refer to Contact Us.

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