Registration is open for the summer and fall sessions of the People Program, which offers intellectual and creative activities designed for retirees 50 and older. Classes in exercise, dance, writing and art have included such specific topics as strength training, jazz dance, Spanish conversation, memoir writing and Brazilian embroidery.

The summer session will be held Wednesdays only from June 17 through July 22 at 2240 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans. The summer fee is $40 for one class or $60 for two or more.

The fall session will run from Aug. 24 through Dec. 11, both on Lakeshore Drive and on the West Bank at Holy Spirit Church, 6201 Stratford Place, Algiers.

The fee for the fall session is $150 for unlimited classes. New classes for fall include environmental ethics; Just Move It, a combination of yoga and other stretches; and mosaic tile and cement.

To review the class schedule, visit For information, call Jan Martino at (504) 284-7678.