Come for the Courses. Stay for the Friends!

LLAIC is a friendly and welcoming community of lifelong learners in the Boston area offering a wide range of in-person and virtual courses and group activities. All at a great price!


Courses at LLAIC

Description of classes for the fall semester are now available. In addition to Zoom classes, we are offering in-person classes at our home, Temple Shalom in West Newton. Become a member.


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Our many appealing social programs make us unique. We offer a wide range of affinity groups as well as frequent special events and outings. Come engage with us and share our passions!

Join Us!

Join Us at LLAIC

Become a member of LLAIC to take advantage of our many reasonably priced courses, as well as our year-round events and activities, most at no additional cost.

LLAIC Let's Go trip
LLAIC classroom with engaged attendees

What you get with your LLAIC* membership:

  • An independent and collaborative community, run by members who volunteer their time and talents
  • A wide range of courses at reasonable prices, both on Zoom and in person
  • Affinity groups for every interest, including films, books, current events, stock investments, and French & Spanish conversation
  • Special programs unique to LLAIC, such as LLAIC Loves Art, Let’s Talk, LUNCH@LLAIC–all free to LLAIC members
  • Dinner Theater and Let’s Go trips to interesting educational and cultural venues
  • Free Wintersession and Summersession programs between semesters (offering a variety of special-interest sessions)

*We know you have no idea how to pronounce LLAIC (neither do we!), so let’s go with “lay-ick” or “lay-ack.” Either one will get you in the door!

LLAIC classroom
LLAIC picnic
LLAIC classroom with engaged attendees

The instructor was knowledgeable, thorough, engaging and warm. A superb mix of “teaching”…AND engaging the class in their interpretation and understanding of the material. Her management of the class on Zoom was also excellent.

LLAIC member 2021

Everyone went out of their way to be warm, gracious and welcoming to me as a new member. I look forward to participating more actively as time goes on.

A new LLAIC member 2023

When I went to the website to find out more about LLAIC and looked at the course offerings, I felt like a kid in a candy store!

A new member 2024


Up Next At LLAIC

Check out our courses for the fall when we start our eleventh year of great courses!

Memberships for the coming year can now be renewed

Summer Session will continue from Tuesday, July 16 thru Wednesday, August 14

Tuesday, July 23: Chat ‘n Chill in person and lunch @LlAIC with a video presentation and discussion of American Immigration led by Carole Levy 

Wednesday, July 24: TED TALK: Democracy and Civil Debate on Zoom

Friday, July 26: Let’s Go to the Wang Theater for a back stage tour



 Details and Zoom invitations are available in our weekly newsletter, The Quill