Senior Adults Gaining Enrichment at Penn State LV

Name of Event: Senior Adults Gaining Enrichment

Location:2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley, PA 18034

Brief Description of Event: 

Senior Adults Gaining Enrichment (SAGE), an outreach program of Penn State Lehigh Valley for adults ages 55 and older, has announced the schedule for its fall 2019 four-part lecture series. Each SAGE session is held on the first Friday of the month and begins with coffee at 10:30 a.m., the featured speaker at 11 a.m., and lunch at noon. All SAGE lectures are held in Room 135 at Penn State Lehigh Valley.

SAGE Fall 2019 lecture schedule:

Sept. 6, 2019: Grover Silcox

Reporter, Comedian, Host of “Counter Culture” at PBS39

Grover Silcox will provide insight into his fascinating career as an entertainer, reporter and television personality.

Oct. 4, 2019: Anthony DeSanctis

Cinema-Comedy Specialist at ArtsQuest

The History of Cinema: At the turn of the 20th century, the kinetoscope was introduced to the world. And with that, a new form of entertainment was born: cinema. Since then, the cinema has become a way of life. Many use it for artistic expression and others for spectacle. But one thing is certain: the movies bring people together.

Nov. 1, 2019: Douglas Peters

Lehigh Valley Historian   

Lehigh Valley Transit Co.: The History of Lehigh Valley Trolleys

At one time, there were about 200 miles of trolley track in the region. The Liberty Bell Route connected Allentown and Philadelphia. With open track laid away from roadways, the route was the fastest way to get to Philly.

Dec. 6, 2019: Annie Brinckman, CFP®, RICP®

Wealth Advisor

Capital Planning Wealth Management

Social Security: A critical component of retirement planning that can be both overwhelming and potentially costly if you are ill prepared. Annie will share her expertise and understanding of Social Security to help prepare you for this important decision.

The cost per lecture is $20 or attend all four for $60. Lunch is included. For more information, contact Donna Reed at 610-285-5009 or

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