LifeLong Learning at PebbleCreek is bringing an outstanding lineup of lecturers to PebbleCreek for its evening Premier Lecture series.
Tickets for all Premier Lectures are $15 per person. Since several lectures sold out last year, we suggest you purchase your tickets in advance. You may purchase up to four tickets for each lecture, either online (following the link on the top of the page for the lecture) or in person at the LLL Center in the Eagle's Nest Activities Center. Tickets ordered online may be picked up at the LLL Center or at the Will Call desk before any lecture.
Following are the six Premier Lectures in the 2017-18 season. Click on the date and title for more information. You will find a link to purchase tickets at the top of each page.
Saturday, Oct. 14: Piloting Air Force One on 9/11: LifeLong Learning kicks off its 2017 - 2018 season with a first-hand account of President George W. Bush’s activities on 9/11. Retired Col. Mark W. Tillman, who served as pilot and commander of Air Force One, 2001 – 2009, shares his firsthand account of piloting the President on September 11, 2001.
Saturday, Nov. 4: Impossible Dreamers, 60 and Up: Impossible Dreamers, an exciting and inspiring documentary about senior athletes, features legendary golfer Gary Player and several other senior athletes, ages 60-94, as they strive to defy gravity in competition and life. The film’s director, Eric Goldfarb, will show an excerpt from the film and reflect on its making, how it changed his perspective on seniors and how we can all benefit from a positive attitude about aging.
Friday, Jan. 12: The Ocean in Crisis: The declining health of the planet's oceans — the place where life began and where 99% of life exists — is an imminent threat to survival on land. Alanna Mitchell, the award-winning author of "SEA SICK: The Global Ocean in Crisis," will describe how the global ocean is undergoing vast chemical changes at the hand of man and why that matters.
Friday, Jan. 19: Former Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Vern Clark: Our distinguished PC neighbor, Admiral Vern Clark, who was the country’s Chief of Naval Operations from 2000-2005, will discuss the challenges the military is facing in the 21st century.
Feb. 16: Eleanor Roosevelt, Living History: Susan Marie Frontczak, a storyteller who has brought literature and history to life for more than two decades, will portray Eleanor Roosevelt on the Renaissance Theater stage. Her program will include a monologue, Q&A with Mrs. Roosevelt and an audience Q&A with the presenter.
March 16: Aviation History Through the Eyes of Igor Sikorsky: Sergei Sikorsky, the son of Igor Sikorsky, the founder of the legendary Sikorsky Helicopter Company, will present the riveting story about the founding and history of the company and this American icon, from the beginning to present day.