Before breakfast, we’ll have an opportunity to take part in a Tai Chi session that promotes strength, balance, and peace of mind. Getting in/out of maxi-vans; driving about 15 miles, approximately 2 hours. Walking about 1 mile.
At 8:00 a.m. in the Mayflower Dining Room, the breakfast buffet offers choices such as scrambled eggs, sausage or bacon, hot and cold cereals, fruit bar with yogurt and granola, bread for toast, milk, juice, coffee, tea, water.
Our first class session will consist of an introduction to classic literature exploring notable, timeless works that stand for both the excellence and quality of its writers. We will have a break between sessions to renew our energy with homemade Danish, fruit, coffee, tea, water. Next, we will focus on astronomy, the stars, and understanding the role of the heavens in the classics.
In the Mayflower Dining Room, the lunch buffet includes a full salad bar, soup of the day, sandwich, dessert, coffee, tea, and water.
We will set out by maxi-vans with our Group Leader Tiffany Mannion for a field trip to explore six covered bridges located within a 10-mile radius of the campus here in the Monadnock Region of New Hampshire. The six bridges are all National Historic Landmarks and help to frame hundreds of years of local history and culture. Returning to Pilgrim Pines, the remainder of the afternoon is free. You might like to go kayaking, canoeing, or enjoy the tranquil atmosphere of the campus with a good book.
Dining Room buffet.
We will gather for a session with our expert lecturer, Sebastian Lockwood, to become familiar with the epic landscapes and places as we get our bearings in the world of the classics. The remainder of the evening is free for the opportunity to have a snack in the Dining Room, read the paper, gather around the fire, work on a puzzle, watch TV, or engage in conversation with fellow Road Scholars.