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People Program Westbank welcomes you!

People Program Westbank - Holy Spirit Catholic Church6201 Stratford Place
New Orleans, LA 70131
(504) 394-5433
(504) 284-7840 fax
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One of the best kept secrets in New Orleans, People Program is a non-profit membership organization for persons 50 years old and over who are looking for creative ways to spend leisure time.  Sponsored ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph, currently there are almost 500 members enrolled of diverse backgrounds, ranging from ages 50 to 93.  Over 190 varied courses are offered and include exercise, computer, dance, art, needlework, crafts, games, languages, music, and more.  For a flat membership fee of $200, you can take as many classes as you'd like at both campuses!  Holy Spirit Parish Life Center Official Website

 

2019 Registration for Fall semester
Dates of Fall semester are: Mon. Aug. 26 - Thurs. Dec. 12, 2019.

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Photos All Jazzed Up! 2019 at the UNO Student Center Grand Ballroom - >> here

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Upcoming Events

Register for Fall 2019

Registration forms can be downloaded on this webpage and mailed to:

People Program
2240 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA  70122


Please call us at 504-284-7678 with any questions

Registration Fee:
Fall Classes: $200.00 per Session

Fall Session Dates:
Mon., August 26, 2019 - Thurs., December 12, 2019

2019 Fall Registration Form Assumption of Risk Form (MANDATORY)

Register today for Fall 2019. Class fill up quickly so make sure you sign up today
to get the courses you are interested in. Classes include Computer, Strength Training, Watercolor, Decorative Painting, Photography, Mah Jongg, Jewelry Making,
Machine Quilting and many more popular courses.

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COURSE CATALOG

 

Who: Active adults age 50 and older
Cost: $200 per spring session
Info: Call (504) 284-7678
2019 Fall Registration Form
Assumption of Risk Form (MANDATORY)

Mailing Address:
2240 Lakeshore Dr.
New Orleans, LA 70122

FALL 2019 -West Bank Schedule
WEST BANK CAMPUS FALL 2019: TUESDAY
2019 Fall Registration Form Assumption of Risk Form (MANDATORY)
# TIME COURSE INSTRUCTORS LOCATION
T101 09:00a - 09:50a Armchair Exercise Marlys Heindel Hall
T102 09:00a - 09:55a French Conversation:
Beg/Adv Beg
Shirley Schwartz Conf. Room
T103 09:00a - 09:55a Beginning Spanish
Limit 12
Jill Stone Room C
T104 09:00a - 10:50a Knitting: Intermediate Ann Valliant Room D
T105 10:00a - 10:55a

Basic Spanish For Travel
Limit 12

Jill Stone Room C
T106 10:00a - 10:55a

Current Events
Limit 14

Lee Crean

Room B
T107 10:00a - 10:55a

Beginner Genealogy
Limit 9

F. Pat Smith Lab
T108 10:00a - 11:25a Jewelry Making: Beg/Adv Beg
Limit 12
Carolyn Badon
Kathy Carter
Hall
T109 10:00a - 11:55a Bridge: Beg./Adv. Beg.
Limit 12
Richard Stone Room E
T110 10:00a - 11:55a Art Workshop: Intermediate & Adv.
Oil Painting
Laura Saunders Hall
T111 10:00a - 11:55a Intermediate Bridge
Limit 16
Cily Winkeler
Patricia Jacobs
Room A
T112 11:00a - 11:55a

Spanish Conversation

Mary Maggiore Room D
T113 11:00a - 12:15p *Computer: I Pads & I Phones
Bring your device
Katherine Legrand Room C
T114 11:00a - 12:25p

Guided and Self-Meditation
Awaken Your Inner Healer

Elaine Roark

Conf Room
T115 11:30a - 12:55p

Adult Coloring

Carolyn Badon

Hall
T116 12:00p - 12:55p

Beg. Piano: Part 1 - Class Full
Limit 5 Group Lessons

Pamela Kamphuis Room E
T117 12:00p-12:55p

Ancient Aliens
Bring your lunch Videos & Discussion

Ann Juul

Room D
T118 12:00p - 01:30p Scrabble

No Instructor

Room A
T119 01:00p - 01:55p

Mind, Body, Spirit
Healthy Aging

Ann Juul
Kathleen Gahr

Conf Room
T120 01:00p - 02:15p

Language Lab - Class Full
Limit 6

Ann Coston

Lab
T121 01:00p - 02:55p Beg/Adv Beg Oil Painting

Peggy Pospisil
Juliana Saputo

Hall
(*) Students are REQUIRED to have a home computer if you take a computer class (No Macs Please).
REFUND POLICY:
* (please note, there has been a change of policy) *
Full refund will be issued, less processing fee, if requested by Friday, Sept. 6, 2019.
There will be NO refunds after Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. A $10.00 processing fee will be charged for
all refunds. Registration rollovers have been discontinued per our auditors.
WEST BANK CAMPUS FALL 2019: WEDNESDAY
# TIME COURSE INSTRUCTORS LOCATION
W101 09:00a - 09:55a Yoga
Bring a mat
Cily Winkeler Hall
W102 09:00a - 09:55a * Computer: Microsoft Word
Must know Basics
Sylvia Schwarz Lab
W103 09:45a - 10:55a

Exploring Windows 10
Bring your laptop No Macs

Max Winkeler

Room B
W104 10:00a - 10:55a Line Dancing: Beginners Barbara May Hall
W105 10:00a - 10:55a Music Appreciation Caryl Barnes Conf Room
W106 10:00a - 10:55a Louisiana History Jim White Room A
W107 10:00a - 11:55a Mah Jongg: Beg./Adv. Beg.
Limit 10
Estelle Boyer Gordon Room D
W108 10:00a - 11:55a Acrylics: Adv. Beg./Interm.
Limit 18
Charlene Vernotzy Room C
W109 11:00a - 11:55a

The Canonical Gospels:
Portraits of Jesus

Janine Beniger, C.S.J.

Room B
W110 11:00a - 11:55a

Great Short Fiction
Reading & Discussion

Jane Tiller

Room B
W111 11:00a - 12:15p

* Computer: Basics
Windows 10 & Internet   Fee $10

Sylvia Schwarz

Lab
W112 11:00a - 12:25p Tap: Basic Beginners Brant Broom Hall
W113 11:00a - 12:25p Italian Culture: History and Language
Limit 20

James Marra M.D.

Room A
W114 12:00p - 12:55p

Events That Changed The World Forever

Gene Barnes

Room B
W115 12:00p - 12:55p

Modern Mystics
Thomas, Richard, Dorothy, Thea,
Joan and You

Janine Beniger, C.S.J.

Conf. Room
W116 12:30p - 01:55p

Researching Genealogy: Interm./Adv.
Limit 10

Phyllis Cosentino
F. Pat Smith

Lab
W117 01:00p - 01:55p Perspective Drawing

Penny Baker

Room D
W118 01:00p - 02:25p Table Tennis Toni Newton Hall
W119 01:00p - 02:25p Monthly Lecture Series
Second Wednesdays
Visiting Presenters Room A
W120 01:00p - 02:55p Mixed Media Workshop
Watercolors & Acrylics
Venita Johnson
Brant Broom
Room C
W121 01:00p - 02:55p Hand Quilting
Limit 10
Cecelia Pedesclaux Hall
(*) Students are REQUIRED to have a home computer to take a computer class (No Macs Please).
REFUND POLICY:
* (please note, there has been a change of policy) *
Full refund will be issued, less processing fee, if requested by Friday, Sept. 6, 2019.
There will be NO refunds after Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. A $10.00 processing fee will be charged for
all refunds. Registration rollovers have been discontinued per our auditors.
WEST BANK CAMPUS FALL 2019: tHURSDAY
# TIME COURSE INSTRUCTORS LOCATION
TH101 09:00a - 09:55a Tai Chi for Everyone

Mary Maggiore

Hall
TH102 09:00a - 09:55a French Conversation: Intermediate
No Beginners
Margaret Cantwell Room B
TH103 10:00a - 10:55a French: Interm/Adv Shirley Schwartz Conf. Room
TH104 10:00a - 10:55a Centering Prayer

Marlys Heindel

Church
TH105 10:00a - 10:55a Beginning Belly Dancing

Paula Stuckart

Hall
TH106 10:00a - 10:55a History & Culture Of New Orleans

Anne Macaluso

Room A
TH107 10:00a - 10:55a

Practicing Jin Shin Jyutsu For Everyone

Cily Winkeler Room B
TH108 10:00 - 11:25a *Computer: Excel Part 1
Must know basics
Raymond Knutsen Lab
TH109 10:00a - 11:30a

Cross Stitch

Kathy Carter

Room D
TH110 10:00a - 11:55a Drawing: Part 1 John Maggiore Room C
TH111 11:00a - 11:55a

History Of The Bible

Fr. Stephen Craft Room A
TH112 11:00a - 11:55a Financial Fitness
Avoiding Pitfalls in Retirement
Robert Becker Room B
TH113 11:00a - 11:55a Spanish Conversation

Aura Barrosse

Conf Room
TH114 11:00a - 11:55a

Strength Training
With Free Weights

Rickey Brown

Hall
TH115 12:00p - 12:55p Book Buddies Book Club Julia Lindsay Conf Room
TH116 12:00p - 12:55p

Beginning Ukulele
Limit 8

Pamela Kamphuis Room E
TH117 12:00p - 12:55p

Let’s Take “Photos”
Using your phone or camera

Penny Baker Room B
TH118 12:00p - 02:45p

Language Lab
Sign up for 45 min slots

Delores Heglar

Lab
TH119 12:00p - 03:00p Movie Time
Current & Classic Movies
Mose Lindsay Room B
TH120 12:30p - 02:55p

Oil Portrait Painting Workshop: Adv. Students
Limit 8

Juliana Saputo
Peggy Pospisil

Room C
TH121 01:00p - 01:55p

Classics of American Literature

Quin Bates

Room A
TH122 01:00p - 02:55p Stained Glass
Tools/supplies req'd
George Mayo
Pauline Lambert
Hall
TH123 01:00p - 02:55p Canasta: All Levels Ann Valliant Hall
TH124 02:00p - 02:55p

Origami
Supplies provided

Linda Bates Conf Room
(*) Students are REQUIRED to have a home computer if you take a computer class (No Macs Please).
REFUND POLICY:
* (please note, there has been a change of policy) *
Full refund will be issued, less processing fee, if requested by Friday, Sept. 6, 2019.
There will be NO refunds after Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. A $10.00 processing fee will be charged for
all refunds. Registration rollovers have been discontinued per our auditors.

Important Dates: Mark Your Calendars

Monday, August 26, 2019 Session Begins
Thursday, December 12, 2019 Session Ends
**************** No Classes on these Dates ****************
Monday, September 2, 2019 Labor Day
Monday, November 25 - Friday November 29, 2019 Thanksgiving Week

2019 Fall Registration Form
Assumption of Risk Form (MANDATORY)

To become a volunteer instructor or for more information, please call 504-284-7678, email: info@peopleprogram.org.

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Holy Spirit Catholic Church
6201 Stratford Place
New Orleans, LA 70131
(504) 394-5433
(504) 284-7840 fax

(view Fall 2019 Schedule)

2240 Lakeshore Dr.
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 284-7678
(504) 284-7840 fax

(view Summer 2019 Schedule)
(view Fall 2019 Schedule)


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