Emeritus Program

Chambrel at Club Hill

Chambrel at Club Hill (Brookdale)
1245 Colonel Drive
Garland, TX
Please call for information on lectures.
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The public is welcome to attend these FREE lectures. All presentations will be on third Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Please call to reserve your space for each presentation.

Chambrel at Club Hill is pleased to partner with the Emeritus Program at Richland College and offer this complimentary educational series to seniors. Life-long learning is a rewarding experience and Chambrel’s partnership with Richland offers an opportunity to grow and learn regardless of age.

Chambrel at Club Hill is located on 16 beautiful acres with trees, walking paths, gardens and ponds in Garland. Our goal is to offer much more than housing and services to our residents. We strive to provide an exceptional living experience. We offer residents plenty of opportunities to be active and social while respecting their desire for privacy. Chambrel offers a wide range of services to meet the needs, wants and desires of our residents. We offer all the comforts and benefits of home…and none of the worries!

Feb 18 - Fifteen Minutes of Fame – What ever happened to Clara Peller, who said, “Where’s the beef?”; what happened to little Jessica who was trapped in the well? Come and find out!
Presenter: Rose-Mary Rumbley, author, teacher, lecturer

Mar 18 - Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto –What goosebumply joy! Tragedy, drama, suspense, excitement, and crazy, crazy joy. It’s all here in this Tchaikovsky masterpiece…and you asked for Tchaikovsky…don’t miss it
Presenter: Steve Lund, retired Academic Dean of Dallas Lutheran School

Apr 15 - “1939…Hollywood’s Golden Year” – Most of us know that the acclaimed Civil War classic Gone With the Wind opened in 1939. But so did The Wizard of Oz, Dark Victory, (Bette Davis), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, (Jimmy Stewart) and a startling number of other films now regarded as classics.
Presenter: Larry Ratliff, film critic, film feature and celebrity interviewer

May 20 - Discovering Emotions in Music – We’ve all heard that “major means happy and minor means sad,” but is this really true? The emotions captured in great music are so much more vast and subtle than this simple statement conveys. Jamie Allen and his wife, Toni Austin-Allen, pianist, will perform music from different eras and explore how different composers use different techniques to tap into our many wonderful emotions.
Presenter: Jamie Allen, Director of Education, Dallas Symphony Orchestra

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