Mountain Lakers in the 55+ group gather once a month for a “Speaker Series” and light refreshments. Guest lecturers from local colleges and businesses or organizations come to talk about various topics. The group generally meets at Mountain Lakes Library at 1:00 pm on the third Friday of the Month. Meetings are posted on the Borough Calendar of Events. There are no meetings in July and August.
If you are interested in learning more about the 55+ group, email or call Karen Brennfleck
Recreation Director, Borough of Mountain Lakes.
(973) 334-3131 x2004 firstname.lastname@example.org
Proposed 2023 Schedule
Friday, January 20th – 1:00 – ML Library
Mountain Lakes resident, Prof. David Gurney, Director of the IGG Center at Ramapo College, Investigative Genetic Genealogy (IGG) has helped to solve over 500 cases of violent crime and unidentified human remains since 2018. Prof. Gurney will discuss how IGG works using real case examples; what public policy concerns arise from the method; and how the new IGG Center at Ramapo is working to expand the use of IGG in exonerating the wrongfully convicted. And, importantly, he will discuss how members of the public can help.
Friday, February 10th – 1:00 – ML Library
Arlene Ferri-Waks, New Jersey Bureau of Securities, Office of the New Jersey Attorney General – Discussing safe investing, ways to prevent investment fraud, planning for retirement.
Friday, March 17th – 1:00 – ML Library
Linda Barth – The Garden State: Where Ideas Grow” – Based on her book, A History of Inventing in New Jersey: From Thomas Edison to the Ice Cream Cone, this program by Linda J. Barth explores groundbreaking, useful, fun, and even silly inventions and their New Jersey roots.
Friday, April 21st – 1:00 – ML Library
AAA CarFit – Driving Tips and Techniques for Seniors
Friday, May 19th – 1:00 – ML Library
Brian Sahotsky – Hear how social, cultural, ethical, and moral issues are affecting the display, transmission, viewership, and discussion of history’s most valuable artistic treasures. Discuss the key issues of art repatriation and other complications in the way we see art today.