Happy New Year, LifeLong Learners!  


As we look forward to 2021 and getting back to LLL classes, we hope you will join us.

If you are new to Zoom, Dr. Walt Pilcher has offered to help newcomers learn the basics of Zooming!  As each person’s equipment and Zoom knowledge will vary, Walt will make himself available to speak with you on an individual basis.  Email Walt at:  instmartin@mac.com  Include your name and a phone number for him to call you.

                           Exciting News for LifeLong Learning


Dr. Marianne Reese, founder and director of Lifelong Learning Organization of San Marcos (LLL), announced today the gift of $10,000 to the nonprofit, which has since 2014 provided ongoing educational opportunities to the San Marcos community.


Dr. Reese says the donor who wishes to remain anonymous is a retired educator who strongly believes that “education is the best way to improve the condition of the world.”

Of this donation, Dr. Reese said: “This is by far the most generous donation yet made to our organization and it ensures that we continue to offer excellence in educational opportunities to our community now through online classes and beyond.”


This generous gift will help LLL achieve its mission to enhance and enrich the interests, knowledge, and social engagement of adult residents in the greater San Marcos area through a rich spectrum of low cost/no-cost presentations, courses and workshops.

In its 6-year history, Lifelong Learning has offered classes in science, history, geography, government, literature, art, art history, and offered presentations from San Marcos officials, Texas State professors and administrators, as well as citizens steeped in specific knowledge such as on the “Camino Real.” LLL participants have even erected a spiral garden located at the San Marcos Discovery Center and attended a 6-month, joint program with the Mermaid Society SMTX held at the Root Cellar Bakery: The Stories of San Marcos - Discovering Our Town's Roots.



Choose a Course or Presentation

The list below gives you an idea of the types of offerings available.

Fine Arts
Studio Art
Other Topics

Learn about art and music history with films and lectures.

Make your own art in painting and drawing classes.

Learn about slavery in Texas, Native Americans, quilting, the U.S. constitution.

Study bridge, birding, gardening, the Texas Hill Country, literature, philosophy

Look through the schedule of up-coming courses and and choose something that interests you.

 Meet New Friends and Reconnect with Old Friends

If you're a new-comer or a long-time San Marcos resident, you'll find friends to connect with in LLL courses. 

LifeLong Learners Relax at AquaBrew

Have Questions? Need Help?

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     Bob Guz Tuning Up the Ukulele Group

 Cathy Supple Going Over the Fine Points of Bridge

Cindy Foreman Teaching Genealogy

LifeLong Learning Organization, San Marcos, TX, 2020      Dr. Marianne Reese, Director    lifelonglearningsm@gmail.com    512-216-6427

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