"Sampler" topics and presenters scheduled for the next months are typically listed below. Unless noted otherwise, each Sampler is on a Thursday, from 2:00 - 4:00 at Catalina Vista Center, 14055 N. Del Webb Blvd. Be “green” and bring your own reusable or recyclable container with water/coffee/tea, etc.

SCOVILR Samplers Schedule for FALL 2018

Thursdays - 2 pm    Catalina Vista

All SCOV residents and guests are welcome...bring your membership card, but no sign up and no fees.

October 4: How New Medications Gain FDA Approval:  A Critical Appraisal

Dr Robert Lipsy, Ph.D.

October 11: 4 -footed Caregivers: The Truth About Service Animals

Ms. JoAnn Turnbull

October 18: 10,000 Years in the Canada del Oro Valley: The Prehistory of Sun City Oro Valley and its Environs

Mr Henry Wallace, M.A.

October 25: Global Warming

Dr. Warren Beck, Ph.D.

November 1: Antarctica: Fast and Furious

Mr Bruce DeWald

November 8: Saguaro: The Life and Times of the Giant Cactus

Mr Don Swann

November 15: Fort Huachuca

Ms Tanja Linton

November 29: Exercise and Brain Aging: The Surprising Links between Your Brain and Body

Dr. Gene Alexander, Ph.D.

December 6: PREVIEWS OF WINTER 2019 ILR Courses


Samplers for Winter 2019


January 10: The Criminal Justice System: From an Inside Perspective

Mr Joel Feinman

January 17: Under Ancient Skies: The Archaeoastronomy of the Desert Southwest

Dr John Barentine Ph.D.

January 24: Wildfire! Managing Consequences, Challenges and Controversy

Mr Stephen J Frye

January 31: Refugee Resettlement 101

Ms Senada Kadich

Note: Bonus Program: February 6, Wednesday 1 pm Auditorium

Modern Terrorism: A New Way of War or a New Way of Life?

Major General Don Shepperd, USAF Retired

February 7: Michelangelo

Dr Kevin Justus, Ph.D.

February 14: Senior Focused Nutrition: How to Avoid the Fads and Apply Evidence-based Science to Diet

Dr Amy Drescher, Ph.D., R.D.

February 21: The Loneliness Cure: Six Strategies for Finding Real Connections in Your Life

Dr Kory Floyd Ph.D.

February 28: Life on the Lazy B as Lived by an American Cowboy

Mr Alan Day