Lifelong Learning Society

Please note: All non-credit programs formerly held at Temple University Fort Washington, including the Lifelong Learning Society, are now located at Temple University Ambler. Please contact 267-468-8500 or for additional information.

If you enjoy active, stimulating classes with great teachers, topics, and students, the Lifelong Learning Society series of classes is for you!

Classes are designed for learners 50 and up, but adult learners of all ages are welcome. After paying a the spring semester fee ($105), you may enroll in as many of the Lifelong Learning Society courses as you like.

The Spring 2017 Lifelong Learning Society will begin on Wednesday, March 15. Download the Spring 2017 Brochure!

The Lifelong Learning Society Open House for prospective members will taking place on Wednesday, March 8, at 11 a.m. This is a great opportunity to get to know us!
Please contact us by phone at 267-468-8500 or e-mail at for more information or to receive a brochure by mail.


Apply Now for the Spring 2017 Lifelong Learning Society Membership (Registration starts January 16, 2017)
(All programs listed are 6-week courses - once a week, unless otherwise noted)

The following courses are offered as part the Spring 2017 Lifelong Learning Society. Please note, there are no classes on Wednesday, April 12.

9:30 AM to 10:50 AM

Fascism (presented by Michael Heinsdorf)

A Forum on National and International Events (presented by Dan Shoulberg)

11:10 AM to 12:30 PM

Italia - La Bella Musica (presented by instructors of the Italian-American Language and Culture Club)

The U.S. Intelligence Community: National Security Challenges for the New President (presented by Ira Cooperman)

1:20 PM to 2:40 PM (Wednesdays)

The B. Batsheva Friedman Lecture Series: Lectures That Matter

March 15: Phone Scams and other Senior Security Issues, by Ameer Blackmon

March 22: India as a Balance of Power to China, by Members of Bharatiya Hindu Temple, Chalfont, PA

March 29: B.B. King - the Man and the Legend, by Marqueta Aikens

April 5: It all Began with the Novel, Pictures at an Exhibition, by Sara Houghteling...,by Helene Jaspan

April 19: Note to My Children: Raising an Adult in the Age of Technology, by W. R. "Sam" Sneed

April 26: Art and Music Fusion: A Mult-Faceted Presentation, by Alicia Romeu

2:50 PM to 4:10 PM

How the World Got Divided - Haves and Have Nots (presented by James H. Robertson)

Art, Dreams and the Unconscious (presented by Fabian Ulitsky)

NEW! EXPANDED FRIDAY SESSIONS (Friday classes start March 10, before the Wednesday program begins)

9:30 AM to 10:50 AM

The Computer Club (presented by Mohamend and Maria Morsi)

Drawing: Explore Your Inner Artist (presented by Jackie Drewes)

11:10 AM to 12:30 PM

Play Reading 101 (presented by Arnie and Lorri Finkel)

1:00 to 2:40 PM

First Friday Book Club (presented by Michael Heinsdorf)
(Meets March 10 and the first Friday of each month: March 10, April 7, May 5 and June 2)