Continuing Education: for People with and without Disabilities
Noncredit Educational Classes - Marjorie Book Continuing Education sponsors several noncredit postsecondary classes each year for students with and without disabilities. In the past, the group has held Introduction to German, Ceramics, Introduction to Tai Chi and Theories of Leadership classes. Classes are typically held on five consecutive Friday nights from 7:00 - 8:30 PM at various locations including Xavier University and University of Cincinnati. The instructor finds ways for all participants, regardless of ability level, to make meaningful contributions to the classes. Marjorie Book Continuing Education also sponsors a free two day educational trip to some area in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana or Michigan each summer.
Community Service: by People with and without Disabilities
Service Learning Projects - Marjorie Book Continuing Education performs several service projects throughout the year for other Greater Cincinnati non-profits. Service learning projects are mostly held on Saturdays from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM. The group finds ways for all participants, regardless of ability level, to make meaningful contributions to the service project. Past service sites have included Gorman Farm and the Over-the-Rhine Community Housing Network. Marjorie Book Continuing Education also sponsors a free two day service trip to Northern Ohio each summer.
Theater: Drama for People with and without Disabilities
Theatrical Rehearsals and Productions - Marjorie Book Continuing Education produces three theatrical shows each year - the first performed in May, the second performed in July and the third in August. The third show each year is usually a musical. The group typically performs classic or contemporary theater productions by authors such as Shakespeare, Ibsen, Wilder, Shaw and a host of more contemporary authors. Past shows have included All in the Timing, Summer and Smoke, Rossum`s Universal Robots and Nothing but the Truth. Past musicals have included Godspell and Footloose. Presently, the group rehearses each show approximately a dozen times on selected evenings at Friendship Methodist Church in Wyoming and performs at the Cincinnati Museum Center in Queensgate. New actors, with and without disabilities and with and without acting experience are constantly needed.