9 a.m.-3 p.m. – Join those 50+ at the lunch and learn programs of PALS. Topics include: exercise; the decline of the middle class; travel class; international organizations; mahjongg; comparative religions; more nuggets; The secret life of J. Edgar Hoover; bridge; Shakespeare (the two King Lears); the not-so-secret life of Gary Garrison; healthy aging in the 21st century; and chess. Classes continue through Oct. 28. Catered lunches available with reservation. Held at Dunwoody Baptist Church, 1445 Mount Vernon Rd., Dunwoody, 30338. For a brochure call PALS at 770-698-0801. Go to: www.palsonline.org to review course costs