Course Archives

2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 60 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Workshops Winter/Spring 2018

WEST PAW

Please join us for a tour of West Paw. We will see dog toys and pet beds being manufactured in an eco-friendly way and hear the philosophy of the company founders, the genesis of the business idea, an... read more..

Workshops Winter/Spring 2018

SIMMS FISHING PRODUCTS TOUR

Simms is the sole fishing wader manufacturer in the USA, and is widely known for partnering with W.L. Gore & Associates (makers of GORE-TEX®) to introduce breathable waders. A leader in premier te... read more..

Preludes Winter/Spring 2018

Front Row at Nuremberg and Miraculous Escapes from Germany: A Multi-Media Family History Presenter: Lori Rosolowsky

Wonderlust Preludes & Performances enrich your appreciation of the vast cultural opportunities in our area by offering you insights into the creation and presentation of visual, musical, theatrica... read more..

Preludes Winter/Spring 2018

Mahler and The Resurrection Symphony

Wonderlust Preludes & Performances enrich your appreciation of the vast cultural opportunities in our area by offering you insights into the creation and presentation of visual, musical, theatrica... read more..

Preludes Winter/Spring 2018

Behind the Scenes of Death of a Salesman

Wonderlust Preludes & Performances enrich your appreciation of the vast cultural opportunities in our area by offering you insights into the creation and presentation of visual, musical, theatrica... read more..

Sidetrips Winter/Spring 2018

Driverless Cars: The Evolution of the Revolution

Wonderlust at Belgrade Community Library Wonderlust programs at the Belgrade Community Library are free and open to the public, thanks to sponsorship by Belgrade Community Library and First Interstat... read more..

Sidetrips Winter/Spring 2018

Redefining “History” for the 21st Century

Wonderlust at Belgrade Community Library Wonderlust programs at the Belgrade Community Library are free and open to the public, thanks to sponsorship by Belgrade Community Library and First Interstat... read more..

Sidetrips Winter/Spring 2018

Research Update: Osteoarthritis and Cartilage – Move It or Lose It!

Wonderlust at Belgrade Community Library Wonderlust programs at the Belgrade Community Library are free and open to the public, thanks to sponsorship by Belgrade Community Library and First Interstat... read more..

Sidetrips Winter/Spring 2018

The Making of Today’s China: Key Actors, Policies, and Events

 Date: Monday, May 21 Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: Holiday Inn, Bozeman This presentation will focus on the People’s Republic of China from the post-Mao reform and opening (gaige kai read more..

Sidetrips Winter/Spring 2018

Reflections on Montana Politics, 1971–2017: Former Legislators, a D and an R, Speak Their Minds

Date: Monday, May 14 Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: Holiday Inn, Bozeman In 1971, Bob Brown and Dorothy Bradley, both aged 23, were elected to the Montana House of Representatives, he as a ... read more..

Sidetrips Winter/Spring 2018

Magical Mushrooms, Miracle Molds: Fungi as Shapers of Civilizations

Date: Monday, April 30 Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: Holiday Inn, Bozeman Fungi play large, often unrecognized roles in nature and in shaping past and present civilizations. Their “work” i... read more..

Sidetrips Winter/Spring 2018

Egyptian Politics and Society Through the Eyes of a 28-Year Old Egyptian Teacher

Date: Monday, March 19 Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: Holiday Inn, Bozeman Having never left Egypt before being awarded a U.S. State Department teaching grant, Mahmoud attributes his Englis... read more..

Sidetrips Winter/Spring 2018

A Changing Cuba? Myths and Realities

Date: Monday, February 26 Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: Holiday Inn, Bozeman For over half a century, travel restrictions to Cuba have made this island nation somewhat of a forbidden fruit... read more..

Sidetrips Winter/Spring 2018

The Overlooked Role of Nature in Major Historical Events

Date: Monday, February 12 Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: GranTree, Bozeman While we are often taught history from a social, cultural, or political perspective, Mark Fiege’s work literally g... read more..

Sidetrips Winter/Spring 2018

Can New DNA Surgical Techniques Cure Genetic Diseases?

Date: Monday, February 5 Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p. m. Location: Holiday Inn, Bozeman As a graduate student, Blake Wiedenheft studied the viruses that thrive in the boiling acid environments of Yel... read more..

Courses Winter/Spring 2018

Five Big Ideas in Psychology

Dates: Tuesdays; April 3–May 1 Time: 10:00 a.m. to Noon Location: Hope Lutheran Church Each week we will examine a different “big idea”. We will take up: You are more than your brain—the roles of e... read more..

Courses Winter/Spring 2018

Religion and Politics in the Contemporary U.S.

Dates: Wednesdays; March 21–April 25 Time: 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: Museum of the Rockies Since the mid-20th century, American society has experienced a number of demographic and cultural c... read more..

Courses Winter/Spring 2018

The Physics of Green Energy

Dates: Tuesdays; March 20–April 24 Time: 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: Hope Lutheran Church This course will detail the advantages and disadvantages of the main types of “Green Energy.” There wi... read more..

Courses Winter/Spring 2018

Ivan Doig’s Montana Trilogy

Dates: Thursdays; Feb. 8, 22, March 8, 22 & April 5 Time: 10:00 a.m. to Noon Location: Hope Lutheran Church Would you like to discover the real Montana? There is no better way than through... read more..

Courses Winter/Spring 2018

A Hammock Beneath the Mangoes: the Exuberant and Inexhaustible Latin American Short Story

Dates: Wednesdays; Jan. 31–March 7 Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Location: Pilgrim Congregational Church This class will explore the extraordinary flowering of writing that characterized the Latin A... read more..

Courses Winter/Spring 2018

Yellowstone Wildlife: An Ecological Exploration

Dates: Tuesdays; Jan. 23–Feb. 27 Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Location: Hope Lutheran Church This course is an exploration of the wildlife ecology of the Yellowstone area focusing on the dozen or s... read more..

Courses Winter/Spring 2018

Islam: the World’s Most Misunderstood Religion

Dates: Thursdays; Jan. 18–Feb. 8 Time: 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: Hope Lutheran Church Islam is one of the most misunderstood religions in the world. It is practiced by over 1.6 billion follo... read more..

Courses Winter/Spring 2018

Digital America

Dates: Wednesdays; Jan. 17–Feb. 7 Time: 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: Hope Lutheran Church This course will look at the vital— and at times venomous—relationship between American culture and dig... read more..

Preludes Fall/Winter 2018

The Magic of Stravinsky's Early Masterpiece: Firebird

Date: October 16, 2017: 3:00pm to 5:00pm Location: Holiday Inn, Bozeman Instructor: Alan Leech Fee: $0.00   Alan Leech, Professor Emeritus, bassoonist and composer, will investigate the magi... read more..

Preludes Fall/Winter 2018

Aaron Copland's, The Tender Land (Behind the Scenes)

Date: Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017 Time: 2:00 p.m. Location: MSU Alumni Foundation, 1501 S 11th Intermountain Opera Bozeman celebrates its 40th anniversary of providing high-quality opera performances to t... read more..

Preludes Fall/Winter 2018

Behind the Scenes with Shakespeare in the Schools

Date: Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 Time: 2:00 p.m. Location: Bozeman Public Library, 626 East Main Montana Shakespeare in the Schools (MSIS) celebrates its 25th anniversary this season. MSIS brings fully... read more..

Preludes Fall/Winter 2018

Shakespeare in the Schools (Behind the Scenes)

Wonderlust Preludes & Prologues events precede cultural programs in our community and offer opportunities to meet directors, performers, and other artists before seeing their shows. These events a... read more..

Sidetrips Fall/Winter 2018

@BELGRADE: Research Update: Neurodegenerative Disorders and Potential Treatments

  Location: BELGRADE COMMUNITY LIBRARY: 106 N. Broadway, Belgrade Date: Tuesday, Oct. 24 , 2017 Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. As we age, several neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer’ read more..

Sidetrips Fall/Winter 2018

@BELGRADE: The Roles of Nature and Nurture in the Determination of Personality Traits and Political Beliefs

Location: BELGRADE COMMUNITY LIBRARY: 106 N. Broadway, Belgrade Date: Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Although every person is unique, we tend to sort ourselves into different ge... read more..

Sidetrips Fall/Winter 2018

@BELGRADE: Roles of Nature and Nurture in the Determination of Personality Traits and Political Beliefs

  Location: BELGRADE COMMUNITY LIBRARY: 106 N. Broadway, Belgrade Date: Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Instructors Although every person is unique, we tend to sort oursel read more..

Sidetrips Fall/Winter 2018

@ BELGRADE: Mountaineering and Science: An Unexpected Alliance

  Location: BELGRADE COMMUNITY LIBRARY: 106 N. Broadway, Belgrade Date: Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. This program will examine little known connections between science read more..

Sidetrips Fall/Winter 2018

Over Our Heads: Introduction to the World of Satellites

  Date: Monday, Dec. 11 Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: Holiday Inn, Bozeman Our neighborhoods are festooned with dish antennas pointed skyward. What are they pointing at? How can the read more..

Sidetrips Fall/Winter 2018

Flights on the Wild Side: A Biologist/Pilot’s Tour of Duty in Alaska’s National Wildlife Refuges

  Date: Monday, Dec. 4 Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: Unitarian Fellowship, 325 N. 25th The National Wildlife Refuges of Alaska include the two largest conservation units in the Unite read more..

Sidetrips Fall/Winter 2018

Adapting to Climate Change: Practical and Philosophical Dilemmas

  Date: Monday, Nov. 20 Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: Holiday Inn, Bozeman Climate change is expected to significantly affect landscapes and livelihoods around the globe, posing new read more..

Sidetrips Fall/Winter 2018

An Environmental History of Greater Yellowstone

  Date: Monday, Nov. 13 Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: Holiday Inn, Bozeman In the last 30 years, the western U.S. has experienced several severe fire events, starting with the 1988 f read more..

Sidetrips Fall/Winter 2018

The Long View: Lessons Learned from 50 Years of Nonprofit Leadership

  Date: Monday, Nov. 6 Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: Holiday Inn, Bozeman Conflicting ideas about civil rights, economic inequality, environmental justice and climate change swirl ar read more..

Sidetrips Fall/Winter 2018

Whatever Happened to Amelia Earhart? A Bozeman Sleuth Continues the Search

  Date: Monday, Oct. 30 Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: Holiday  Inn, Bozeman In the 80 years since Amelia Earhart disappeared over the Pacific on one of the final legs of an atte read more..

Sidetrips Fall/Winter 2018

Roles of Nature and Nurture in the Determination of Personality Traits and Political Beliefs

  Date: Monday, October 9, 2017 Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: Holiday  Inn, Bozeman Although every person is unique, we tend to sort ourselves into different general categories read more..

Courses Fall/Winter 2018

The Great Naturalist Tradition: Where Scientist Meets Poet-Philosopher

  Dates: Tuesdays; Nov. 21–Dec. 12 Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Location: Hope Lutheran  Church This course will explore the evolution of the great naturalist tradition through the centu read more..

Courses Fall/Winter 2018

Poets of the English Renaissance after Shakespeare

  Dates: Wednesdays; Nov. 15–Dec. 13  (no class Nov. 22) Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Location: Hope Lutheran  Church William Shakespeare died in 1616. A group of poets in the gener read more..

Courses Fall/Winter 2018

Music Without Fear

  Dates: Thursdays; Nov. 9–Dec. 7 (no class Nov. 23) Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Location: Pilgrim Congregational Church Are you frightened to go to classical music concerts because the read more..

Courses Fall/Winter 2018

Music Without Fear

    Dates: Thursdays; Nov. 9–Dec. 7  (no class Nov. 23) Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Location: Pilgrim Congregational Church Are you frightened to go to classical music concerts be read more..

Courses Fall/Winter 2018

Death Becomes Us -- The Mystery of Mortality and the Need for Meaning

  Dates: Wednesdays; Oct. 11–Nov. 15 Time: 10:00 a.m. to Noon Location: Hope Lutheran Church Does it matter that we are the only creatures we know of who are aware of their mortality? Does co read more..

Courses Fall/Winter 2018

Last Best West above the Last Best Place: Canada, the Prairie West, and Montana

  Dates: Tuesdays; Oct. 10–Nov. 14 Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Location: Pilgrim  Congregational Church July 1, 2017, was the 150th anniversary of the establishment of the Dominion of C read more..

Courses Fall/Winter 2018

Mysteries Revealed from Human Bones

Dates: Thursdays; Sept. 28–Nov. 2 Time: 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: Hope Lutheran  Church Forensic Anthropology is the study of human remains to determine the cause of death (accident or h... read more..

Courses Fall/Winter 2018

The Greatest Movies

    Dates: Wednesdays; Sept. 20–Nov. 1 (no class Oct. 11) Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Location: Hope Lutheran  Church We have all heard certain films described as “the best” or “t read more..

Courses Fall/Winter 2018

Yellowstone and the Second Century of Our National Parks

    Dates: Tuesdays; Sept. 12–Oct. 3 Time: 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: Hope Lutheran  Church How has Yellowstone National Park survived as a national treasure that can be enjo read more..

Side Trips

How to Watch a Movie

Presenter: Andrew Patrick Nelson Date: Monday, Mar 20 Time: 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Location: Holiday Inn In this engaging, interactive introduction to the art and craft of cinema, we’ll explore how eve... read more..

Winter/Spring 2017 Workshops

BELGRADE: Research Update: The Use of New DNA Technologies to Promote Human Health

Wonderlust at Belgrade Community Library Wonderlust programs at the Belgrade Community Library are free and open to the public, thanks to sponsorship by Belgrade Community Library and First Interst... read more..

Winter/Spring 2017 Workshops

World’s Fairs and Expos, London 1851 to Dubai 2020: Reflectors and Shapers of Culture and History

Wonderlust at Belgrade Community Library Wonderlust programs at the Belgrade Community Library are free and open to the public, thanks to sponsorship by Belgrade Community Library and First Interstat... read more..

Winter/Spring 2017 Workshops

Wonderlust Book Discussion Group

 Presenter: Jan Zauha Dates: First Mondays, Jan to Jun 2017 (see dates below) Time: 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Location: Pilgrim Congregational Church Participation: This book discussion grou read more..

Winter/Spring 2017 Workshops

Wonderlust Mystery Book Discussion: Nordic Crime Fiction

Discussion Leader: Ariana Paliobagis Dates: Scheduled Thursdays; Jan to May 2017 (see specific dates below) Time: Noon to 1:00 p.m. Location: Country Bookshelf, 28 W Main Registration: Not requi... read more..

Winter/Spring 2017 Workshops

Writing From the Inside Out

Instructor: Ilona Popper Dates: Fridays, Mar 31, Apr 7, 21, 28 & May 5, 2017 (no class Apr 14) Time: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Pilgrim Congregational Church Maximum Enrollment: 7 Re... read more..

Winter/Spring 2017 Courses

Bozeman History: The Rest of the Story

Instructor: Crystal Alegria Dates: Wednesdays, Apr 5 to Apr 26 Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Location: Hope Lutheran Church The Extreme History Project is dedicated to bringing light to little o... read more..

Winter/Spring 2017 Courses

Take Physics, You’ll Feel Better!

Instructor: William Dietsch Dates: Tuesdays, Mar 21 to Apr 25 Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Location: Hope Lutheran Church Physics was hard, physics was boring, too much difficult math, etc. The... read more..

Winter/Spring 2017 Courses

Did You Vote? The Rules of the Game and the Future of Electoral Politics

Instructor: Jerry Calvert Dates: Thursdays, Feb 16 to Mar 16 Time: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Location: Hope Lutheran Church This seminar will focus on the rule system that governs citizen access t... read more..

Winter/Spring 2017 Courses

Spanish Modernism from Goya to Picasso

Instructor: Dede Taylor Dates: Tuesdays, Jan 31 to Feb 28 Time: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Location: Hope Lutheran Church The third course in my exploration of Spanish Art, after Islamic Spain and the ... read more..

Winter/Spring 2017 Courses

International Economics (and a Bit of Politics)

Instructor: Doug Young Dates: Tuesdays, Jan 31 to Feb 28 Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Location: Hope Lutheran Church Increased globalization highlights the importance of international economic issu... read more..

Winter/Spring 2017 Courses

Illuminating Close Relationships through Brain Science

Instructor: Lori Marchak Dates: Thursdays, Jan 26 to Feb 16 Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Location: Hope Lutheran Church Navigating marriage and other close relationships is one of the most crit... read more..

Winter/Spring 2017 Courses

The Magical and the Real: Conflict and Change in Argentina & Chile in the Late Twentieth Century

 Instructor: Carolyn Pinet Dates: Wednesdays, Jan 25 to Mar 1 Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Location: Pilgrim Congregational Church We will explore fiction and film that emerged from Argentina read more..

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