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OLLI Spring 2017

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Indie Films Course:  Moved + New Time!

We moved the Indie Films offering to the Pacific Grove Lighthouse Theater. Registration is now open.  Please note the new time of 3:30 to 6:30pm.


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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)

Culture, Identity and Film
Thursdays, Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23; Mar. 2 *2:00-5:00pm* (5 sessions)

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

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)

Indie Films: Daring Us Not to Smile [NEW TIME/PLACE, LIGHTHOUSE CINEMA, PACIFIC GROVE, 3:30pm START]
Tuesdays, Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28(4 sessions) **NEW TIME: 3:30 to 6:30pm**

Japan’s Pivotal Influence on the West
Tuesdays, Apr. 25; May 2, 9 *10:00am-noon*(3 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
Tuesdays, Jan. 31; Feb. 7, 14 *1:30-3:00pm* (3 sessions)

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

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

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] Collage: A Fun, Democratic Art Form
Wednesday, Apr. 19 *1:00-4:00pm* (1 session)

[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 Decisions Discussion Group
Mondays, Feb. 13, 27; Mar. 13, 27; Apr. 10, 24; May 8, 22 *4:00-5:30pm* (8 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] 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] 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] Spring Birds of Fremont Peak
Saturday, Apr. 29 *9:00am-noon* (1 session)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Spring Birds of Fremont Peak [SUNDAY SESSION]
Sunday, Apr. 30 *9:00am-noon* (1 session)

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

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Trump's Impact on California Policy
Saturdays, Feb.4; Mar. 4; Apr. 8 *10:00am-noon* (3 sessions)

[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] Waddell Creek’s Rancho de los Osos
Saturday, Mar. 18 *9:00am-3:00pm* (1 session)

[CLOSED - PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER] Waddell Creek’s Rancho de los Osos [SUNDAY SESSION]
Sunday, Mar.19 *9:00am-3:00pm*

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

[PAST EVENT] Case for Free Trade
Tuesdays, Jan. 31 and Feb. 7 *4:00-5:30pm* (2 sessions)

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

[PAST EVENT] Great Portraits in Photography
Mondays, Feb. 6 and 13 *1:00-3:00pm* (2 sessions)

[PAST EVENT] Haiku Writing Workshop
Tuesdays, Jan. 31 and Feb. 7 *10:00am-noon* (2 sessions)

[PAST EVENT] Sea Otters: The Struggle for Survival
Thursday, Feb. 16 *10:00am-noon* (1 session)

[PAST EVENT] Tour, Toast and Taste
Monday, Jan. 30 *4:00 - 5:30pm*