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OLLI Spring 2016 Course Offering

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Spring 2016 Catalog
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A Renaissance in Music
Tuesdays, Apr. 19, 26; May 3, 10 *1:00-3:00pm* (4 sessions)

A Singing Class for All
Wednesdays, Jan. 27; Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24; Mar. 2 *3:00-5:00pm* (Mar. 2 will meet from 5:00-7:00pm) (6 sessions)

Afloat on the Elkhorn Slough - A Wildlife Adventure [NEW MAY 14 SESSION: 11am-1pm]
Saturday, May 14 *11am - 1pm* (1 session)

Blurring the Lines - Pluralism in Music
Wednesday, Feb. 24 *10:00-11:30am* (1 session)

Building Beauty and Resiliency in Your Garden
Thursday, May 12 *10:00am-noon* (1 session)

California Sea Otter: Not Just Another Pretty Face
Friday, May 13 *10:00am-noon* (1 session)

California's 2016 Primary Election with Fred Keeley
Saturdays, Mar. 12; Apr. 9; May 7 *10:00am-noon* (3 sessions)

Catching Z's: The Physiology and Disorders of Sleep
Tuesday, Jan. 26 and Thursday, Jan. 28 *4:00-6:00pm* (2 sessions)

Climate Change - Facts and Concerns
Wednesdays, Mar. 2, 9 *10:00am-noon* (2 sessions)

Did the Ancient Greeks Really Believe Their Myths?
Tuesday, Mar. 8 *4:00-5:30pm* (1 session)

Do You See What I See? Films of Errol Morris [VENUE MOVED TO PACIFIC GROVE LIGHTHOUSE CINEMA]
Tuesdays, Mar. 22, 29; Apr. 5, 12 *4:00-7:00pm* (4 sessions)

Enneagram: Understanding Our Partners and Love and in Life
Mondays, May 2, 9, 16 *10:00am-noon* (3 sessions)

Growing Eden: Agricultural Legacy of Salinas Valley
Wednesday, Mar. 23 *11:00am-noon* (1 session)

How the French Fell in Love With Japan
Thursday, Mar. 10 *9:30-11:30am* (1 session)

Impact of the Drought on Bird Migration
Thursday, Feb. 4 *2:00-4:30pm* (1 session)

Inspired by Steinbeck: Writing and the Power of Observation
Wednesday, Mar. 9 *1:00-4:00pm* (1 session)

Key Challenges within Local Government: An Insider's View
Mondays, May 2, 9, 16 *4:00-5:30pm* (3 sessions)

National Security and U.S. Foreign Policy [NEW SESSION! MARCH 7, 14, 21, 28; 10-11:30am]
Mondays, Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28 *10:00-11:30am* (4 sessions)

Neuroscience of Mindfulness and Healing (NEW SESSION! MAY 19, 26; JUN. 2 10am-12pm]
Thursdays, May 19, 26; Jun. 2 *10:00am-noon* (3 sessions)

Plein Air Writing Practice [Feb. 9 - Meet at Point Pinos Lighthouse, Pacific Grove]
Tuesdays, Feb. 9; Mar. 8; Apr. 12; May 10 *9:30am-noon* (4 sessions) [Feb. 9 - Meet at Point Pinos Lighthouse, Pacific Grove]

Publishing Journey: A Dream to Reality (An OLLI Writers' Panel)
Wednesday, Mar. 16 *4:30-6:00pm* (1 session)

Reader's Theatre Forum
Fridays, Apr. 15, 22, 29; May 6 *10:00am-noon* (4 sessions)

Shakespeare's As You Like It & Twelfth Night
Tuesdays, Feb. 2, 9, 16 *9:30am-noon* (3 sessions)

Silicon Valley: A Century of Innovation and Growth
Wednesday, Mar. 16 *10:00-11:30am* (1 session)

Social Entrepreneurship - Creating Change for the Greater Good
Mondays, Apr. 11, 18, 25 *10:00am-noon* (3 sessions)

Throne of Blood: Macbeth Comparisons
Apr. 4, 5, 6 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday) *9:30am-noon* (3 sessions)

Ukraine's Impact on Russia & the West
To be scheduled soon. If interested in attending, please register online (no cost to do so) and we'll contact you as soon as we know more.

Understanding ISIS [VENUE MOVED TO IRVINE AUDITORIUM, MONTEREY]
Tuesday, Apr. 19 *6:00-7:30pm* (1 session)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Many Indias of E.M. Forster and Jhumpa Lahiri
Fridays, Jan. 22, 29; Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 *10:00am-noon* (6 sessions)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Masters of Photography
Mondays, Mar. 7, 14, 21 *1:00-3:00pm* (3 sessions)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Afloat on the Elkhorn Slough - A Wildlife Adventure
Saturday, May 14 *9:00-11:00am* (1 session)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Afoot on the Elkhorn Slough - A Wildlife Adventure
Friday, May 20 *10:00am-1:00pm* (1 session)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Behind the Scenes of KAZU
Thursday, Feb. 25 *4:00-5:30pm* (1 session)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Brain Chemistry and Behavior
Wednesdays, May 4, 11 *10:00-11:30am* (2 sessions)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Cassavetes + Rowlands: A Cinematic Collaboration
Thursdays, Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Apr. 7 *3:00-6:00pm* (6 sessions)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Creative Writing: The Basics and Beyond
Fridays, Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 *1:00-4:00pm* (4 sessions)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Diving Deep: Ocean Exploration with Dr. Ed Clifton
Wednesdays, Apr. 13, 20 *10:00-11:00am* (2 sessions)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Great Decisions Discussion Group A (2:00-3:30pm)
Mondays, Jan. 25; Feb. 8, 22; Mar. 7, 21; Apr. 4, 18, 25 *2:00-3:30pm* (8 sessions)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Great Decisions Discussion Group B (4:00-5:30pm)
Mondays, Jan. 25; Feb. 8, 22; Mar. 7, 21; Apr. 4, 18, 25 *4:00-5:30pm* (8 sessions)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Great Food, Great Friends
Thursday, Feb. 11 *1:30-3:00pm* (demo); *3:00-4:00pm (social)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Holding Up Half the Sky - Women and Politics in Film
Thursdays, Apr. 14, 21, 28; May 5, 19 *2:00-5:00pm* (5 sessions)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Impressionism - From Paris to Monterey
Talks: Mondays, Feb. 1, 8, 22 (3 sessions) Field: Monday, Feb. 29 (1 session) *10:00am-noon*

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Leap Year and the Mysteries of the Modern Calendar
Monday, Feb. 29 *4:00-5:30pm* (1 session)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] National Security and U.S. Foreign Policy
Tuesdays, Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23 *3:00-4:30pm* (4 sessions)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Navigating Life's Transitions
Wednesday, Mar. 2 *1:00-4:00pm* (1 session)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Neuroscience of Mindfulness and Healing
Wednesdays, Jan. 27; Feb. 3, 10, 17 *10:00am-noon* (4 sessions)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Noir in Literature and Film: Raymond Chandler
Wednesdays, Apr. 13, 20, 27 *2:00-4:30pm* (3 sessions)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Philosophy of Perception
Tuesdays, Apr. 26; May 3, 10, 17 *10:00am-noon* (4 sessions)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Spring Wildflowers
Lecture: Monday, Apr. 11 *4:00-6:00pm* Field: Saturday, Apr. 16 *9:00am-noon*

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Spring Wildflowers [NEW SESSION APR 16 FIELD TRIP, 1-4pm]
Lecture: Monday, Apr. 11 *4:00-6:00pm* Field: Saturday, Apr. 16 *1:00-4:00pm*

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Steinbeck and World War II
Tuesdays, Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 *10:00am-noon* (5 sessions)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Tackling Tough Ones: Don DeLillo's "Underworld"
Fridays, Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25; Apr. 1, 8 *10:00am-noon* (6 sessions)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Write the Morning Away
Saturdays, Feb. 6; Mar. 5; Apr. 2; May 7 *9:30am-12:30pm* (4 sessions)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Writers' Collaborative (Session A)
Thursdays, Jan. 28; Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25; Mar.3 *9:30am-12:30pm* (6 sessions)

[REGISTRATION CLOSED] Writers' Collaborative (Session B)
Thursdays, Mar. 24, 31; Apr. 7, 14, 21, 28 *9:30am-12:30pm* (6 sessions)