Is Deer Lake Still the Most Polluted Lake in the UP?
February 26



Hands-On with Leather March 13



Braille March 17




What is the NCLL?

The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning (NCLL) is an organization that plans and offers informal educational programs and activities to enrich the daily lives of its members and others through mini-courses, regular programs, outdoor activities and social events. Member directed, self-supporting and nonprofit, it is affiliated with Northern Michigan University and the Road Scholar Elderhostel Institute Network.


When and how often are the programs offered?

More than twenty new courses are offered each term - fall, winter, and spring/summer. Both daytime and evening programs are available. For more information, see the following:  Spring/Summer 2014 NCLL bookSpring 2014 Registration Form and Waiver, Spring 2014 CalendarSummer 2014 Registration Form and Waiver, and Summer 2014 Calendar.  Reminder: new waivers are needed beginning July 1, 2014. Please pay 2014-2015 dues AFTER June 1, 2014.

Please notice that some events require pre-registration and prepayment.


Who is eligible to join or attend programs?

Membership and programs are open to anyone interested in pursuing intellectual, recreational, and/or social activities. More information

What are NCLL interest groups?

Initiated and managed by NCLL members, interest groups function independently of NCLL, but we want to encourage folks to get together around particular activities they enjoy.  On-going interest groups include Astronomy, Geocaching/GPS, Bridge, Lunch Out Together, and Walking/XC-Skiing. Learn more


401: An Adventure in Poetry
Thursday, April 3    7-9 pm
PWPL Lion's Room (main level)


402: What is Eden Energy Medicine?
Saturday, April 5     1-3 pm
PWPL Shiras Room (upper level)


403: "Yoopera!" Local History Come to Life in Opera and
Story Line

Tuesday, April 15    7-9 pm
NMU Superior Dome 101B


404:Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone
Tuesday, April 22     10 am-noon
 First United Methodist Church
111 E Ridge, Marquette


405: AARP Smart Driving Course
Thursday, April 24 AND
Friday, April 25    10 am-3 pm
416 Cohodas Hall, NMU


406: Introductory Photography
Mondays, April 28, May 12, and
June 30       11 am-1 pm
416 Cohodas Hall, NMU


407: Native Boarding Schools -Assimilation or Degradation?
Wednesday, April 30   3-5 pm
PWPL Community Room (lower level)


The NCLL annual meeting and election of officers will be Thursday, May 29 at Lakenenland.Details in the spring/summer program book.