Beat the heat and choose your seat: It's FREE

movie photoLooking for a new way to beat the summer heat and simultaneously satisfy your intellectual curiosity? LifeLong Learning at PebbleCreek is pleased to announce its first TED Talk Summer Extravaganza which will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2019 in the Renaissance Theater from 10 a.m. to 4:20 p.m. Admission for this event is free and registration is NOT required.

For residents unfamiliar with TED Talks, its first conference was held in 1984 and it was designed as a convergence among the fields of Technology, Entertainment and Design (TED). Six years later, organizers adopted the mission of “ideas worth spreading” and the TED phenomenon became an annual event in Monterey, California. Today, there are more than 3,000 TED Talks and the roster of presenters has broadened considerably to include business and religious leaders, musicians, philanthropists, philosophers, scientists and many others. (All at

On June 27 there will be intriguing topics presented each hour (with a lunch break). Come for an hour or stay all day!

The schedule for the day is:

10 - 11 a.m.               Artificial Intelligence – Boundaries?

11 a.m. - noon           Planet Earth

Noon - 1                    Lunch on your own

1 - 2 p.m.                  Health Developments / Aging Gracefully                  

2 - 3 p.m.                   Animal Behavior  

3 - 4 p.m.                   Technology Breakthrough

4 - 4:15 p.m.              Bonus (3 Favorite Short Talks)