The kids are back in school. Poor them.

Whiling away their days laughing with friends, exploring ideas, getting pats on the head from caring teachers.

Hmm. Maybe we’re a little jealous.

Luckily, learning opportunities for adults are as close as the nearest St. Louis landmark or education-minded nonprofit. And they fit in every schedule and budget.

You’re never too old to learn something new.

By Colleen Schrappen, St. Louis Post-Dispatch