PHILIPSBURG – The Windy Hill Village Academy, located in Westminster Place at Windy Hill Village in Philipsburg, has announced its March schedule of free classes for residents as well as the local public.
The classes are taught by local volunteers and aim to provide educational activities for those citizens, especially age 50 years and over.
Community residents in the greater Moshannon Valley and Clearfield and Centre counties are welcome to attend.
The four core areas of emphasis, offered by the academy, are spiritual, intellectual, physical and social. Classes are 60 to 90 minutes in length.
The classes have no tests, no grades and no pressure to perform. They are designed for the education and enjoyment of those attending.
March classes are:
Monday, March 5
Eyes On The Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years, Bridge to Freedom 1965, Taught by David Wulderk
The award-winning PBS series concludes with the examining of the events of “Bloody in Selma, Ala., when civil rights marchers engaged in a multi-racial demonstration to secure voting rights for all.
They were met with violence, which was televised; shocking the nation and leading to the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Monday, March 19
Heroes of the Bible, Taught by Rev. Janet Kephart
This class will examine the many heroic figures of both the old and new testaments of the Holy Bible.
The heroic stories of men and women who made outstanding sacrifices to live up to the courage of their convictions and religious faith will present a “fascinating program.”
Monday, March 26
Eating Well As We Age, Taught by Sandy Kowalcyk
This class will stress the dietary and nutritional needs of aging women and men, emphasizing proper diet as a vital part of overall health and wellness.
Classes begin at 10 a.m. Those interested in attending or sharing their talent by conducting a class are welcome to contact Windy Hill’s Lifestyle Coordinator, Michael Bellfy, at 814-342-8414 or email@example.com.
The schedule of classes for April classes will be announced later.