Open Registration for Lifelong Learning Institute

Open Registration for Lifelong Learning Institute

Information provided by The Ware Center

The Ware Center for Visual and Performing Arts at Millersville University has opened registration for its continuing education program, Millersville Lifelong Learning Institute (MiLLI). The series (previously called Adult Learning), starts the week of September 13th and includes 18 classes offered during daytime hours at The Ware Center, 42. N. Prince Street, Lancaster, PA.


The Lifelong Learning Series is designed to provide enriching experiences for continued education at the Ware Center in downtown Lancaster. These non-credit courses provide an opportunity for community members to gain new knowledge and skills in a casual environment with supportive instructors who are experts in their fields.

Classes include: Geneology & Your DNA; Digital Photography; Mixing It Up: Collage & the Altered Book; Nature Journaling; Nature’s Mindful Healing; Becoming Vegan in 30 Days; Beginner Chess Instruction; Drug Abuse & the Heroin Epidemic; Climbing the Wellness Ladder; Astronomy; Myth of the Lost Cause: False Remembrance of the Civil War; Creative Writing Is for Everyone; Dreamcatcher; Introduction to Tai Chi, Qi Gong & More; Spanish for Beginners 1 and 2; Qi Gong; and Introduction to Sailing. Courses are offered one day a week for a period of between 2 and 8 weeks with classes varying in length from 90 minutes to 2 hours, at prices ranging from $60 – $120 per course.

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Additionally, a free hour-long seminar, “Stop Saving For Retirement” will be offered by Rick Rodgers CFP and President of Rodgers & Associates on Monday, September 26 at 6:00 pm.   Feedback from the program has been “overwhelmingly positive,” with past participants praising the quality of instruction and instructors, an appreciation for the diverse course offerings, and the positive learning environment offered by the Ware Center.


For full descriptions of courses, dates, times number of sessions and cost, please visit You may register through the website or call the box office at 717-871-7018.

A list of course descriptions can be picked up at the front desk of The Ware Center during business hours.


Millersville University’s Office of Visual and Performing Arts builds upon a long history of supporting the arts, producing a vast array of unique, educational, and exciting events and performances that touch many genres of artistic endeavors. Within our two centers, The Ware Center in downtown Lancaster, and the Charles R. and Anita B. Winter Center on the campus of Millersville University, our office engages both the student and community of Lancaster populations, and brings to its stages creative local artists, as well as renowned artists and performers from around the world. Committed to the ongoing expression of excellence in the arts, the Office of Visual and Performing Arts strives to ensure that the arts in Lancaster County will continue to flourish.


The Millersville University Visual and Performing Arts Season is made possible by support from Season Platinum Partner Rodgers & Associates and Gold Season Sponsors Aussie and the Fox and Hagelgans & Veronis, and Silver Season Sponsors Clipper Magazine, The Hotel Lancaster, 12:34MicroTechnologies, and Weber Advertising.  First Friday Music Stage is sponsored by Fine Living Lancaster. This season’s Luminary Donors include Ann Barshinger, John & Susan Garofola, Linda Holman-Marcks, William McIlwaine, Peggy Neff, Mary Kearns & Jon Walker, and Paul & Judy Ware.

**Millersville University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. A member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.**