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OLLI - Come be with us this Fall!


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Anthropology of Food and Drink
Fridays, Dec. 1, 8 *10:00am – noon* (2 sessions)

Bhutan: The Original Shangri-La?
Wednesday, Nov. 1; 1:30 – 2:30pm

Black Lives Have Always Mattered {NEW DATE & VENUE: Oct. 27; 4pm @ CSUMB Alumni Visitors Center}
Friday, Oct. 27 *4:00-6:00pm* (1 session)

Brain Matters
Wednesdays, Oct. 11, 18, 25 *10:00 – 11:30am* (3 sessions)

California Politics: The Washington Factor
Saturdays, Sept. 23; Oct. 21; Nov. 4 *10:00am – noon*(3 sessions)

California's Coast: Living on The Edge
Thursdays, Dec. 7, 14 *1:30 – 3:30pm* (2 sessions)

Chocolate Dipping - OLLI Taste Treats (Special $15 fee applies)
Thursday, Nov. 30; 10:30am – noon

Daily Practices for a Strong Mind & Happy Heart {11/20, 11/27; 12/4 1pm}
Mondays, Nov. 20, 27; Dec. 4 *1:00-3:00pm* (3 sessions)

Economist Looks at Foreign Policy {MOVED TO MIIS, IRVINE AUDITORIUM, 499 PIERCE STREET, MTRY}
Wednesday, Nov. 1 *4:00 – 5:30pm * (1 session)

Films in the Shadows
Mondays, Sept. 18; Oct. 16; Nov. 6; Dec. 4 *2:30 – 5:30pm* (4 sessions)

Geologic Journey Through Time
Wednesdays, Nov. 8, 15 *10:00 – 11:00am* (2 sessions)

Great Decisions Discussion Group
Mondays, Sept. 11, 25; Oct. 9, 23; Nov. 13, Nov. 27; Dec. 11 *4:00 – 5:30pm* (7 sessions)

Hiking Our Great Outdoors (Level = Challenging)
Saturdays, Aug. 26; Sept. 16; Oct. 28 *9:00am – noon* (3 sessions)

History of Classical Music: A Conductor's Perspective
Mondays, Nov. 20, 27; Dec. 4, 11 *10:00am – noon* (4 sessions)

Japanese Internment: A Cautionary Tale {MOVED: FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 501 EL DORADO ST., MTRY}
Wednesdays, Nov. 29; Dec. 6, 13 *10:00 – 11:30am* (3 sessions)

Learning to See, Seeing to Learn
Mondays, Oct. 30; Nov. 6, 13 *10:00am – noon* (3 sessions)

Mexican Culture Through Music
Wednesdays, Oct. 18, 25 *1:30 – 3:30pm* (2 sessions)

Mindful Living Salon
Tuesdays, Oct. 10; Nov. 14; Dec. 19 *10:00 – 11:30am* (3 sessions)

Native American Cultures of the American Southwest
Thursdays, Oct. 26; Nov. 2 *10:00am – noon * (2 sessions)

Plein Air Writing Practice
Tuesdays, Sept. 12; Oct. 10; Nov. 14; Dec. 12 *9:30am – noon* (4 sessions)

Prepare to Meet Your Opera
Thursdays, Oct. 5, 12; Nov. 16 *10:00am – noon* (3 sessions)

Reading Creative Nonfiction
Wednesdays, Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27; Oct. 11, Oct. 18 *10:00am – noon* (6 sessions)

Same Subject, Different Visions: An Art History Conversation
Tuesdays, Oct. 17, 24, 31; Nov. 7 *10:00am – noon* (4 sessions)

Science Salon: The Further Future
Mondays, Aug. 28; Sept. 11; Oct. 30; Nov. 13 *1:00 – 3:00pm* (4 sessions)

Shakespeare's Julius Caesar & Richard II: Contrasts in Power
Tuesdays/Thursdays, Dec. 5, 7, 12, 14 *9:30am – noon* (4 sessions)

Steinbeck: Settings for the Stories
Thursday, Nov. 9; 10:00am – noon

Tackling the Tough Ones Together: Kenzaburo Oe
Fridays, Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27; Nov. 3, Nov. 17 *10:00am – noon* (6 sessions)

The Most Persecuted People in the World?
Tuesday, Oct. 24 *6:00 – 7:30pm* (1 session)

The Silents
Tuesdays, Nov. 21, 28; Dec. 5, 12 *2:00 – 5:00pm* (4 sessions)

Weekly Writers' Group (Special $80 Fee Applies)
Thursdays, Aug. 31; Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28; Oct. 5, 12, 19 *9:30am – 12:30pm* (8 sessions)

West Coast Photography: Then and Now
Tuesdays, Oct. 10, 17 *1:30 – 3:30pm* (2 sessions)

When Are You Going to Write a Biography About Jo Mora?
Wednesday, Dec. 6; 1:30 – 2:30pm

Wild Mushrooms – Friend or Foe?
Saturday, Dec. 16 *10:00am – 4:00pm* (1 session)

Write the Morning Away
Saturdays, Sept. 9; Oct. 14; Nov. 11; Dec. 9 *9:30am – 12:30pm* (4 sessions)

Writing Creative Nonfiction
Mondays, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 *10:00am – noon*(4 sessions)

Your Best Writing, Inspired by Rilke
Wednesdays, Nov. 8, 15, 29 *1:00 – 3:30pm* (3 sessions)

[CLOSED - 10/18/17 STATUS] Creating with Paper
Fridays, Nov. 3, 17; Dec. 1, 8 *1:00 – 4:00pm* (4 sessions)

[CLOSED - 10/18/17 STATUS] Cultural Identity: A Cinematic Journey
Thursdays, Oct. 19, 26; Nov. 2, 9, 16 *1:00 – 4:00pm* (5 sessions)

[CLOSED - 10/18/17 STATUS] Fake News Phenomenon
Tuesdays, Nov. 7, 14 *4:00 – 6:00pm* (2 sessions)

[CLOSED - 10/18/17 STATUS] Ilustrated View of Historic Hotel Del Monte
Thursday, Nov. 30; 2:00 – 5:00pm

[CLOSED - 10/18/17 STATUS] Winter Wildlife of the Panoche Valley
Saturday, Dec. 2 *9:00am – 3:00pm* (1 session)

[CLOSED - 10/18/17 STATUS] Writers' Workshop (Monday Afternoons with Roxan McDonald)
Mondays, Nov. 20, 27; Dec. 11, 18 *1:00 – 4:00pm* (4 sessions)

[PAST EVENT] Almost Legendary: Obscure Composers
Tuesdays, Sept. 12, 19, 26; Oct. 3 *1:00 – 3:00pm* (4 sessions)

[PAST EVENT] Battle of Monterey
Tuesday, Oct. 3; 10:00 – 11:30am

[PAST EVENT] Daily Practices for a Strong Mind and Happy Heart
Mondays, Sept. 25; Oct. 2, 9 *1:00 – 3:00pm* (3 sessions)

[PAST EVENT] Digging Deeper into Current Affairs
Fridays, Sept. 15, 22, 29, Oct. 6 * 1:00 – 3:00pm* (4 sessions)

[PAST EVENT] Epicurean Film Delights
Thursdays, Aug. 24, 31; Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28 *3:00-6:00pm*(6 sessions)

[PAST EVENT] Eyewitness Memory
Wednesday, Oct. 4; 1:30 – 2:30pm

[PAST EVENT] Hamilton: The Musical As History
Wednesday, Aug. 23 *1:30 – 4:30pm* (1 session)

[PAST EVENT] Japan's Pivotal Influence on the West
Tuesdays, Sept. 12, 19, 26 *10:00am – noon* (3 sessions)

[PAST EVENT] Mill Valley Film Festival Experience (Special $30 Fee Applies)
Film Festival: Saturday, Oct. 14 *11:00am-7:00pm* (Please allow 2.5 to 3 hours to and from Mill Valley.) Dinner Discussion: Monday, Oct. 16 *5:30-7:30pm*

[PAST EVENT] Mirror Mirror: Exploring Self Portraiture Over the Past 100 Years
Wednesday, Aug. 30 *1:00 – 3:30pm* (1 session)

[PAST EVENT] Mixology - OLLI Taste Treats (Special $20 fee applies)
This event will be rescheduled for another OLLI season. With thanks for your understanding.

[PAST EVENT] Olive Grove Vineyard Tasting ($35 fee applies)
Thursday, Oct. 12; 4:30 – 6:00pm

[PAST EVENT] OLLI Birthday Bash
Wednesday, Sept. 20 *4:30-6:00pm*

[PAST EVENT] Shakespeare's "Love’s Labor's Lost" and "The Merry Wives of Windsor"
Tuesdays/Thursdays, Aug. 29, 31; Sept. 5, 7 *9:30am – noon* (4 sessions)

[PAST EVENT] Short Stories of Alice Munro
Fridays, Aug. 25; Sept. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 *10:00am – noon* (6 sessions)

[PAST EVENT] Short Stories of Alice Munro {NEW THURSDAY SESSION}
Thursdays, Aug. 24, 31; Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28 *4:30 - 6:30pm* (6 sessions)

[PAST EVENT] Spreckels: The Sweet Life
Wednesday, Sept. 6; 1:30 – 2:30pm

[PAST EVENT] Turkey: Past, Present and Future
Tuesday/Friday, Sept. 5 and 8 *1:30 – 3:30pm* (2 sessions)

[PAST EVENT] Vietnam War: Fifty Years Later
Wednesdays, Sept. 27; Oct. 4 *4:00 – 6:00pm* (2 sessions)

[PAST EVENT] War and Homecoming: How the Iliad and Odyssey Resonate Today
Wednesday, Sept. 13 *4:00 – 5:30pm* (1 session)

[PAST EVENT] Weather and Oceanography: Making the Connection
Mondays, Sept. 11, 18, 25 *10:00 – 11:30am* (3 sessions)