Copyright 2018. Shepherd's Center of West Wichita. All rights reserved.

MOVING FORWARD: PHYSICALLY, MENTALLY, EMOTIONALLY

  • Oct. 4: I’ve Grown Up—Now What? -  Jodi Cline
  • Oct. 11: Chair Yoga -  Melinda Fresh
  • Oct. 18: Keep Moving: Exercise -  Summer Gerhardus, Group Exercise Coordinator & Instructor at the YMCA
  • Oct. 25: Keep Up to Date with Services, Classes & Events of Our Library System - Tracie Partridge, Westlink Library
  • Nov. 1: Mysteries to Heat Up the Holidays - - Racine Zackula, Advanced Learning Library
  • Nov. 8: Use of Smart Phone Applications to Promote Physical Activity - Dr. Tracie Collins

Fall 2018: Thursdays, October 4th — November 8th
West Heights United Methodist Church  -  745 N. Westlink
Registration fee is $40 and covers all classes during the 6-week session. FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

Click HERE to download the Registration Form
Lunch buffet ($9.00) by paid reservation due by Monday, October 1st at Noon for the 1st session. 
You may bring your own lunch if you prefer.


9:00-10:00 am 

 

TECHNOLOGY TODAY
Scott Kailer
10/11
Networking & Security

10/18 Working with Spreadsheets
 10/25 Working with Word

11/1 Cell Phones/Tablets
11/8
Open Forum—Bring your questions and/or specific problems—this is your opportunity to get advice on how to fix a problem with a software program or device.


TOUR THE NEW ADVANCED LEARNING LIBRARY
October 25
1:30—2:30 Tour
    We will carpool together leaving from the West Heights parking lot at 1:00 p.m. Pre-registration required

 


1:00 -3:00 PM

  When the Weather Is Bad….
If the Wichita Public Schools are closed due to
weather, Adventures in Learning classes and our office are also closed.

 

COFFEE CAFÉ
Good news:  Muffins, cookies, etc. will be available during the morning at the Café. A FREE WILL
OFFERING JAR WILL BE PROVIDED FOR YOUR DONATION.   If you would like to donate items for future sessions, please call the office (721-2208).

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
If you (or someone you know) needs help in order to pay to attend Adventures in Learning, full scholarships are available to cover the registration fee for the session ($40). The cost of lunch is not included. You may request assistance in writing, by person or by phone at least two weeks before the session begins. If you need transportation, transportation for scholarship recipients can be provided by Presbyterian Manor of Wichita.  Call the office at 721-2208 or come by to get an application form at 745 N. Westlink.  Completed forms must be returned by September 20, 2018

 

Adventures in Learning

If you are planning to attend any of these afternoon activities,
​please indicate as requested on the Registration Form.

 

THE INS & OUTS OF KNITTING
Sue Kailer

 BRIDGE FOR FUN
Lila Seager

JOY OF WOODCARVING
Carl & Virginia Pilcher

MEMOIR WRITING
Donna Berner

SQUARE/LINE DANCING
David Myers, Instructor
This class will meet at Hope Mennonite Church,
868 N. Maize Road

POLITICAL SCIENCE
 Elections: Local, State & Federal
October 4th—November 8th
- Resource Leader: Dr. Russell Arben Fox, Professor, 
Political Science, Friends University
We will discuss the upcoming 2018 elections.

 WICHITA WOMEN LEADERS

  • Oct. 4: When Do I Know My Forgetfulness May Be Dementia? - Denise Vann, Outreach Specialist
  • Oct. 11: Reaching All Students; New Programs & Directions - Terrell Davis, Assistant Superintendent, Student Support, Wichita USD 259
  • Oct. 18: Two Former Women Mayors Reflect on Community Changes - Margalee Wright; Elma Broadfoot
  • Oct. 25: Meet the Woman Who Makes Decisions for Wichita - Dr. Cindy Claycomb, City Council Member
  • Nov 1: Update on Past & Future Senate Actions - Senator Susan Wagle, President,  Kansas Senate
  • Nov. 8: Family Promise​​ - Thirteen Wichita churches are partnering to provide housing for homeless families.

     


This is flu and cold season, so if you have a sore throat, fever or are not feeling well, please be mindful of friends while taking care of yourself & keep comfortable at home.

 


POTPOURRI

  • Oct. 4: BTK—Puzzling Case - Mike McKenna, Lt., Wichita Police Department, Retired
  • Oct. 11: Field Station: Dinosaurs (Derby Attraction) -  Lon Smith, Park Manager
  • Oct. 18: Helping the Hurting -  Jo Lynn Bright, Program Director, Hope Net
  • Oct. 25: Hot Glass Is Cool -  John Oakes, Glass Blower
  • Nov. 1:  A History of Well Fracturing (Fracking) - Larry Skelton
  • Nov. 8: Wichita’s Fresh Air Baby Camp of the 1920s - Claire Willenberg, Barbara Hammond


HEALTH INNOVATIONS & AGING

  • Oct. 4: Medicare Basics - Celia Easley, Information & Outreach Specialist, Central Plains Agency on Aging
  • Oct. 11: Care for Your Feet - Carol Stricker, Administrator, Hermes Health Care
  • Oct. 18: Living in the Shadows: Coping with Visual Handicaps - Donna Berner
  • Oct. 25: Arthritis of Back, Knee, Feet - Dr. Steen Mortensen, Rheumatologist
  • Nov. 1: Essential Arrangements before It’s Too Late - Debra K. Lawson
  • Nov. : AARP: the Kansas Lay Caregiver Act
    (in effect July 1, 2018) - Judy Davis-Cole, Retired Nurse, AARP Volunteer

     

     

     

SHEPHERD’S SAMPLER*

  • Oct. 4: Computer Basics - Scott Kailer
  • Oct. 11: Music Makes You Feel Better - Cindy Garten, President, Garten’s Music Co.
  • Oct. 18: Basic Cake Decorating - Barbara Jones
  • Oct. 25: Basic Line Drawing Techniques - Micala Gingerich-Gaylord
  • Nov. 1: Floral Fun Tips & Techniques - Pam & Katie McKnight, Floral Designers, Wichita Flower Factory
  • Nov. 8:  Woodcarving - Carl Pilcher

*Pre-registration is required for these hands-on classes.  If you wish to attend, please indicate at the bottom of the Registration Form.

10:15 - 11:15 am