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Welcome to our Northland world of "learning without limits": no age limit, no depth limit, no topic limit.

People join Unlimited Learning for the learning opportunities and stay for the friendships and relationships they make. UL hopes to provide provocative learning opportunities, create feeling of vitality and great social connections.  We seek to provide for social opportunities to learn while having fun.

If you have an interest in a topic you would like to see presented, contact us.

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Winter/Spring 2019

February 12th:  A journey through Oman, a small progressive nation bordering Saudi Arabia and Yemen.  Gary Payne and Mary Rosenberg, educators and photographers, traveled 3000 miles in this rarely visited nation where peace thrives.

March 12th:  The Civil War from a Minnesota perspective.  David Gray, CLC History teacher will address the war in Minnesota’s memory revisiting this new state at the opening of war, entering the war, regiments raised, demobilizing and connections to Crow Wing County.

April 9th:  Self Healing Communities Project in Brainerd Area and soon in Cuyuna.  How do we survive Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE)? Tom Gonzales speaks of the capacity of communities engaging in solving problems through learning, innovation, and reflection.

May 14th: Former senator, David Durenberger and Lori Sturdevant will speak about their observations of the rise of Republican politics from Harold Stassen in1938 to events that pushed the party to the right by 1990’s.  They jointly collaborated in 2018 to produce the book ”When Republicans were Progressive”. 

May 10th &17:  Two Fridays with Robert Jahnke, film professor emeritus, who leads the discussion after viewing two hand picked films that remain top secret until May 11.  Surely there will be complex characters and themes of challenges in old age. 11:00 am-3:00 pm, Heartwood Senior Living. Small fee (to be determined).

June 11th:  The most magical bird in the world: the Common Loon.  Mournful, majestic and mysterious!  Dr. Wefald, historian emeritus and chancellor MSU & KSU.

July 9th: Radicalism on the Cuyuna Iron Range: Searching for economic justice.  Pam Brunfelt, political historian emerita, will explain the forces shaping history in the 1930’s when Crosby elected a communist mayor, Karl E. Nygard.

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Mission: To provide quality and broad-based learning opportunities for the Lakes Area residents with emphasis on mature adults.