Registration for spring semester adult education
courses offered by the
Baltimore Free University will be held during a "meet
the instructors" event from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March
7, at the Village Learning Place, 2521 St. Paul St.
Registration continues by phone through March 15.
Sponsored by the Village Learning Place and the
Center for Social
Concern at Johns Hopkins, Baltimore Free University
features a wide array of personal enrichment, social issue
and practical trade courses for a nominal registration fee
of $10 per course; some require low additional fees to
The registration session will provide an opportunity
to learn more about the informal noncredit program and its
offerings. Students will also have the chance to meet the
instructors, many of whom live in the community or are
doctoral candidates, professors or students at Johns
Hopkins or alumni of the university.
Sixteen courses are on the spring schedule, including
lessons in shower singing, anarchism for beginners, an
introduction to golf, container vegetable gardening and
fearless public speaking. The number of sessions varies
from one-time workshops to courses that meet weekly for
several weeks. The complete course list and other
information are available online at:
Classes begin in late March and end in April; start
and end dates vary by course. Classes will be held in
various locations, including the Homewood campus and the
nearby Village Learning Place.
To register by phone using a MasterCard or Visa, call
the Village Learning Place at 410-235-2210, ext. 204,
weekdays between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Mail-in registration is