PLANNING IS IN PROGRESS FOR THE FALL 2024 CLASS SCHEDULE

The Bucket Courses

Everything you want to learn before you kick the bucket.
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sPRING 2024 Bucket Courses archive

All Classes Wednesdays 10:00-11:30 am | Caulkins Community Room at Drake Community Library
No preregistration required | ​No fee for attendance
February 7, 2024

Becoming Edith Renfrow: Snapshots of an affirmed early 20th century Black girl

Dr. Tamara Beauboeuf, Professor of Gender & Women's Studies, Grinnell College

Feb 14 & 21, 2024

Memory and Self-Discovery: A Hands-on Introduction to Personal Essay Writing (Parts 1 & 2)

Dan Weeks, Freelance Writer, Editor and Publisher

February 28, 2024

Memory and Self-Discovery: A Hands-on Introduction to Personal Essay Writing (Part 3)

Dan Weeks, Freelance Writer, Editor and Publisher

March 20, 2024

Jim Kessler

April 3, 2024

Dr. J.R. Paulson, Physician, Retired

April 10, 2024

The Renfrow Book:
The Story Behind the Story

Monique Shore

April 17, 2024

Graphic Storytelling: Medical Comics and the Patient Experience

Maria Tapias

END OF SPRING COURSES
FALL COURSES 2024

Watch for announcements near the end of August

March 27, 2024

Josh Sandquist, Grinnell College Professor of Biology

March 13, 2024

Jim Kessler & Effie Hall

March 6, 2024

Greg Thielman, U.S. State Department (retired)

Bucket Courses Archive

*Below is an archival list of Bucket Courses, listed from newest to oldest.  You can watch videos of previous courses online by clicking on the session in the right-hand column. Some presenters choose to not have their course videos posted online.  Videos before 2021 are available on DVD at the Drake Community Library in Grinnell.  The Bucket Class Planning Committee and the library has archives of all videos.

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