The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning program is offering fun and informational events as well as travel opportunities. The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning program is offering hassle-free travel opportunities.
Prices include all admissions and bus fare, where applicable.
‘Fiddler on the Roof’
Thursday, March 24
Cost: $95 for members; $115 for nonmembers
Bus departs from Lourdes U parking lot M at 7:30 a.m., returning by 6 p.m. Lunch included
“Fiddler on the Roof” is a timeless classic that has touched audiences around the world for over 50 years with its humor, warmth and honesty. The original production won 10 Tony Awards including a special Tony for becoming the longest-running Broadway musical of all time. You can be there when the sun rises on this new production. It’s a heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives and the timeless traditions that define faith and family. Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” “Fiddler On the Roof” will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!
La Comedia Dinner Theatre in Springboro, Ohio, has been offering Broadway-style shows since 1975. For each production, talent is cast from auditions in New York City as well as in the Dayton, Ohio, area, ensuring that the performers in these productions are the absolute best available. Attendees will enjoy a sumptuous lunch with signature salads, chef carved meats, Norwegian cod, a variety of pastas and fresh vegetables, fresh baked breads, dishes to represent the “flavor” of the current production and sweet potato soufflé.
Fires of Ann Arbor
Tuesday, April 12
Cost: $91 for members; $111 for nonmembers
Bus departs from Lourdes University parking lot M at 9 a.m. returning by 6 p.m. Lunch included
From the fiery heat of a kiln to the cool of a firehouse, this is a fabulous tour! Begin with a private tour of Motawi Tileworks and observe the art of making unique ceramic tiles. Beautiful and functional, the tiles are the result of painstaking work throughout this 12,000 square foot facility. Lunch will be at the renowned Metzger’s Restaurant, a European style establishment with 80 years of service.
After a filling German lunch, explore the Michigan Firehouse Museum with a guide. The Museum is a restored 1898 firehouse with engaging exhibits including a fire engine steamer replete with horses, antique fire trucks and early fire rigs, equipment, memorabilia and the largest collection of fire truck bells in the country. Next, a step-on guide will give a tour of Ann Arbor including the Michigan Stadium, the Library of the Law Quadrangle, the UM Carillon and the historic Kerrytown district.
Lifelong Learning is an exciting educational program at Lourdes University. Open to all interested men and women, the only requirement for participation is an interest in ongoing learning. Lifelong Learning participants enjoy classes on a wide variety of academic subjects, educational field trips and monthly lectures featuring guest speakers. All activities are open to both members and nonmembers. To RSVP or for more information about Lourdes University’s Lifelong Learning programming, visit www.lourdes.edu/lifelong.