Learning for a Lifetime
Enjoy programs and be involved in the life of your community college as part of Life Enrichment, an educational, entertaining, and cultural program tailored to today's busy lifestyles.
Life Enrichment is for area adults and meets the first Tuesday of every month in conjunction with the school year (Sept.- Dec. and Feb.- May). Meetings take place in the Clifford/Stone Community Room at the Hubbard Welcome Center on the El Dorado campus. Meetings are open to everyone and there is no charge to attend. Those who attend regularly are encouraged to register so they receive monthly newsletters announcing the programs. To register as a Life Enrichment member, please click here.
Speakers present on a broad range of topics - from history to modern technology and art to science - and past performers have included singers, storytellers, dancers, and actors.
May 2, 2023
9 a.m. - Ken Spurgeon, a historian, teacher, and film producer/director, will talk about his latest film, “The Contested Plains.” The film tells the story of John & Lydia German, a German family who was traveling west to Colorado in 1874 and was attacked by Cheyenne Indians on the western plains of Kansas. John, Lydia, two daughters, and a son were killed. Four other daughters were captured. The search for the girl captives involved the military. The film also shows the struggles of the Southern Cheyenne.
9:45 - 10 a.m. - Break
10 a.m. - Calla Edwards, horticulture agent with the Butler County Extension office, will talk about container gardening
Community Advancement Coordinator
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