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Welcome to OLLI Spring 2017

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We are currently working to move the Indie Films offering to the Pacific Grove Lighthouse Theater.  You are welcome to email olli@csumb.edu to put your name on the Interest List. 

We are terribly sorry, yet we are unable to fulfill Wait List requests for the other offerings at this time. (Last update, Jan. 16)


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Over 700 members are now taking part in our OLLI programs.  We thank you for your support and patience while our OWLs (OLLI Wise Leaders) look for ways to further support our growing community.  


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A Changing World with Dustin McKenzie
Fridays, Apr. 28 and May 5 *10:00am-noon* (2 sessions)

Alexander Hamilton: From Pluribus to Unum
Wednesday, Mar. 1 *1:30-2:30pm* (1 session)

An Exploration of American Music: 1950 - 1999
Tuesdays, Feb. 28; Mar. 7, 14, 21 *1:00-3:00pm* (4 sessions)

Cryptography, Probability and Other Interesting (and fun!) Math
Monday, Apr. 17 *11:00am-noon* (1 session)

Eye Candy: Visual Interpretations of Fine Art [2 SEATS REMAIN]
Mondays, Mar. 6 and 13 *10:00am-noon* (2 sessions)

Geomorphology: The Science Behind Stunning Central Coast Landscapes
Wednesday, Feb. 1 *1:30-2:30pm* (1 session)

Great Decisions Discussion Group - ($0) (Out of Briefing Books - Sorry!)
Mondays, Feb. 13, 27; Mar. 13, 27; Apr. 10, 24; May 8, 22 *4:00-5:30pm* (8 sessions)

Making Sense of Scents
Mondays, May 8, 15, 22 *11:00am-12:30pm* (3 sessions)

Neuroscience of Compassion and Altruism (Series B)
Mondays and Wednesdays, Apr. 24, 26; May 1, 3 *1:00-3:00pm* (4 sessions)

Not Your Parents' Museum
Wednesday, Feb. 22 *10:00am-noon* (1 session)

OLLI Spring Fiesta
Wednesday, May 10 *4:00-6:00pm*

One Brain’s Life Story
Wednesday, Apr. 5 *1:30-2:30pm* (1 session)

Plein Air Writing Practice
Tuesdays, Feb. 14; Mar. 14; Apr. 11; May 9 *9:30am-noon* (4 sessions)

Prepare to Meet Your Opera
Thursdays, Mar. 9; Apr. 20; May 11 *10:00am-noon* (3 sessions)

Shakespeare’s "Measure for Measure:" Hypocrisy on Trial
Monday, May 1; Wednesdays, May 3, 10; Friday, May 12 *9:30am-noon*(4 sessions)

Shakespeare’s Sonnets
Mondays and Wednesdays, Mar. 20, 22, 27, Mar. 29 *9:30am-noon*(4 sessions)

Shaping Our Laws
Tuesdays, Feb. 21 and 28 *10:00-11:30am* (2 sessions)

Smoke Clears: Marijuana's Past, Present and Future [7 SEATS REMAIN]
Tuesdays, Jan. 31; Feb. 7, 14 *1:30-3:00pm* (3 sessions)

Songwriting: The Poetry Within [5 SEATS REMAIN]
Mondays, Jan. 30; Feb. 6, 13, 27 *10:00am-noon* (4 sessions)

South Africa After Mandela [5 SEATS REMAIN]
Wednesdays, Feb. 8, 15, 22 *2:00-4:00pm* (3 sessions)

Spring Birds of Fremont Peak [NEW SUNDAY SESSION]
Sunday, Apr. 30 *9:00am-noon* (1 session)

Travel Writing [2 SEATS REMAIN]
Tuesdays, April 18, 25; May 2, 9 *3:00-5:00pm*(4 sessions)

Trump's Impact on California Policy
Saturdays, Feb.4; Mar. 4; Apr. 8 *10:00am-noon* (3 sessions)

Waddell Creek’s Rancho de los Osos [NEW SUNDAY SESSION]
Sunday, Mar.19 *9:00am-3:00pm*

What Shakespeare Can Teach Us About Leadership
Wednesday, May 3 *1:30-2:30pm* (1 session)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Age of Population Centric Warfare
Tuesday, Apr. 11 *6:00-7:30pm* (1 session)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Alcohol Inks - Color Reimagined
Tuesday, Feb. 21 *1:00-3:00pm* (1 session)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Art Forms From Around the Globe
Fridays, Feb. 3; Mar. 3; Apr. 7; May 5 *1:00-4:00pm* (4 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Astronomical Wonders with Dr. James Eagle
Thursday, Mar. 30 and Friday, Apr. 21 *8:00-9:30pm* (2 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Case for Free Trade
Tuesdays, Jan. 31 and Feb. 7 *4:00-5:30pm* (2 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Collage: A Fun, Democratic Art Form
Wednesday, Apr. 19 *1:00-4:00pm* (1 session)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Culture, Identity and Film
Thursdays, Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23; Mar. 2 *2:00-5:00pm* (5 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Ernest Hemingway – The Prose Beneath the Persona
Wednesdays, April 12, 19, 26; May 3 *10:00am-noon* (4 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Garden History of Monterey
Tuesdays, May 9 and 16 *2:00-4:00pm* (2 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Great Portraits in Photography
Mondays, Feb. 6 and 13 *1:00-3:00pm* (2 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Haiku Writing Workshop
Tuesdays, Jan. 31 and Feb. 7 *10:00am-noon* (2 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Intro to the Writers' Workshop
Thursdays, Jan. 26; Feb. 2, 9, 23 *9:30am-12:30pm* (4 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Japan’s Pivotal Influence on the West
Tuesdays, Apr. 25; May 2, 9 *10:00am-noon*(3 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Monterey Pine Forests
*Talk: Monday, Mar. 6; 1:00-3:00pm* *Field: Thursday, Mar. 9; 1:00-4:00pm* (2 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Morality and Ethics in Cinema
Thursdays, Mar. 16, 23, 30; Apr. 13, 20, 27 *3:00-6:00pm*(6 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] OLLI Writers' Salon
Tuesdays, Feb. 14; Mar. 21; Apr. 18 *10:00-11:30am* (3 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Planning for the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse
Monday, May 15 *2:00-4:00pm* (1 session)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Sea Otters: The Struggle for Survival
Thursday, Feb. 16 *10:00am-noon* (1 session)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Short Stories of Ray Bradbury
Thursdays, May 4, 11, 18, 25 *1:00-3:00pm* (4 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] South African Literature
Fridays, Jan. 27; Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24; Mar. 3 *9:30am-noon* (6 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Spread of Humanity
Mondays, Mar. 13, 20, 27 *1:00-3:00pm*(3 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Tackling the Tough Ones Together: Graphic Novels
Fridays, Mar. 10, 17, 24; Apr. 7 *9:00am-noon* (4 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Tour, Toast and Taste
Monday, Jan. 30 *4:00 - 5:30pm*

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Two Great American Poets: Elizabeth Bishop & Robert Lowell
Wednesdays, Mar. 8, 15, 22 *1:00-3:30pm* (3 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Write the Morning Away
Saturdays, Feb. 11; Mar. 11; Apr. 8; May 13 *9:30am-12:30pm* (4 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Writers' Workshop (Series A)
Thursdays, Mar. 2, 16, 23, 30; Apr. 6 *9:30am-12:30pm* (5 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Writers' Workshop (Series B)
Thursdays, Apr. 13, 27; May 4, 18, 25 *9:30am-12:30pm* (5 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE REGISTER FOR "NO BOOK" $0 OPTION] Great Decisions Discussion Group
Mondays, Feb. 13, 27; Mar. 13, 27; Apr. 10, 24; May 8, 22 *4:00-5:30pm* (8 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE REGISTER FOR SERIES B] Neuroscience of Compassion and Altruism (Series A)
Wednesdays, Jan. 25; Feb. 1, 8, 15 *10:00am-noon* (4 sessions)

[CLOSED - PLEASE REGISTER FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 30 SESSION] Spring Birds of Fremont Peak
Saturday, Apr. 29 *9:00am-noon* (1 session)

[CLOSED - WHILE WE ASSESS POSSIBILITIES] Indie Films: Daring Us Not to Smile
Tuesdays, Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28 *4:00-7:00pm* (4 sessions)

[CLOSED - WHILE WE ASSESS POSSIBILITIES] Spring Wildflowers
*Talk: Thursday, Apr. 6; 4:00-6:00pm* *Field: Saturday, Apr. 8; 1:00-4:00pm* (2 sessions)

[CLOSED -REGISTER FOR SUNDAY, MARCH 19TH SESSION] Waddell Creek’s Rancho de los Osos
Saturday, Mar. 18 *9:00am-3:00pm* (1 session)