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The Jetson’s and the Day After Tomorrow

August 29, 2019 - Addolorata Villa

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Wheeling, IL – August 12, 2019 –The Addolorata Villa in Wheeling, part of the Franciscan Communities, will be hosting the Fall 2019 LifeLong Learning Institute program, “The Jetson’s and the Day After Tomorrow,” presented in partnership with Harper College, on Thursday, August 29, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This is one of many enriching and entertaining educational opportunities available to Addolorata Villa residents and all local adults ages 55 and older.

The world could not have imagined how it would be changed by the Industrial Revolution. From families walking and traveling across the Great Plains in covered wagons, to people riding inside rockets hurled into space, and men walking on the moon less than 70 years later. We are about to go through fantastic, unthinkable changes effecting every single aspect of our lives because of computers.

Perhaps in less than 20 years, 40% of us will be without jobs because of robots. The divide between educated and uneducated people will become wider and every single aspect of our lives will be changed. Do you remember the 1960s cartoon family The Jetsons? This is going to be a very fun, interactive class with a lot of audience participation.

With no required educational background, homework, or grades, the Lifelong Learning Institute provides great discussions, new friendships, and the joy of learning among peers. To secure your spot in this free program, RSVP with Liz Starman at (847) 808-4421. Seating is limited.