Welcome to BRCLL,
Blue Ridge Center for Lifelong Learning
Thank you for visiting our website. If you are interested in strengthening your mind, expanding your knowledge, learning about your community, making new friends and staying active this organization will be of interest to you. We are an organization within the Blue Ridge Community College that caters to the interests of older adults in the area of Henderson County, NC.
Our volunteers have arranged for a number of different activities to help you shed the winter doldrums this spring (January – April, 2017). Which of the following classes interest you?
- Traveling Amtrak
- Folk Tales from Around the World
- Fly Fishing
- Pisgah Forest: A History
- Movies with an Unexpected Ending
- Temperate Rainforests
- National Security, Foreign Policy & Defense Strategy
- American Home Front After WWII
- Finding Your Story Treasure Trove
- Astronomy: The Sun
- True Forensics
- The Songs we Sing: Where do They Come From?
We also have planned the following day trips (EdVentures) to local areas; sign up early because they fill up quickly.
If you are interested in touring some local industries consider the following:
And, of course, we will be hosting the Great Decisions lecture series.
Come, join us to meet new folks, have fun and stimulate the grey matter.Note:
Terri Wallace is the BRCLL coordinator. Her office hours depend on many things including class schedules. In general the office is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday through Thursday. Terri can be reached at 694-1740 or e-mail. Phone messages are usually updated daily and calls are returned as soon as possible.
If the Blue Ridge Community College is closed for weather-related issues all Lifelong Learning programs scheduled for that day are cancelled. If BRCC is on a delayed schedule afternoon Lifelong Learning classes will meet. Closing information is broadcast on local radio and television stations or you can call the College at 694-1700.
Looking for more personal enrichment classes? Then be sure to check out the wide variety of Learning for Leisure offerings from Blue Ridge Community College, visit: www.blueridge.edu and enter “community enrichment” in the search box to access the latest course selections.