BGSU Firelands ElderCollge Kickoff Features Comedian/Magician

Huron, Ohio – The kickoff of the ElderCollege fall semester is set for Wednesday, Sept. 6 from 1:30-3 p.m., in the Cedar Point Center at Bowling Green State University Firelands College.

The Kickoff event will feature Michael Mage, two-time award winning Cleveland performer known as a comedian stuck in a magician’s shoes. His interactive shows incorporate comedy and endless audience participation throughout. You have to see to believe!

With more than 130 members, ElderCollege at BGSU Firelands is designed to promote lifelong learning for adults 50 years of age and beyond from all educational and socio-economic backgrounds.  There are no academic requirements to join ElderCollege, and there are no tests or grades. Individuals simply attend for the enjoyment of learning.

More than twenty-five classes are planned for the fall. Topics range from educational nature walks and area tours to astrology, and from Asian art to the Trump presidency. A complete course list can be reviewed at

Individuals can enroll in ElderCollege for a fee of $70 per semester or $110 for two semesters, which entitles them to attend unlimited classes during the selected period.  Non-members can participate by paying a minimal fee per class-typically $20.

For more information about the ElderCollege Fall Kickoff, contact Tracy DeFazio in the Office of Educational Outreach at 419-372-0617 or by email at

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BGSU Firelands is a regional campus and one of eight colleges of Bowling Green State University.  Offering 15 associate degrees, nine complete bachelor’s degrees, two master’s degree programs, and a variety of one-year certificate programs and training opportunities, BGSU Firelands puts education within reach for all community members.  Located in Huron, Ohio, the scenic regional campus offers the advantages of a personalized education with the resources of a much-larger university.


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