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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)

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

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

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

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

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)

Creative Writing: The Basics and Beyond [APRIL 29; MAY 13, 20, 27, 1-4pm]
Fridays, April 29; May 13, 20, 27 *1:00-4:00pm* (4 sessions)

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

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)

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)

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

Neuroscience of Mindfulness and Healing (MAY/JUNE) [REGISTRATION CLOSED]
Thursdays, May 19, 26; Jun. 2 *10:00am-noon* (3 sessions)

Noir in Literature and Film
Please note our revised schedule: Wednesdays, Apr. 20, 27 *2:00-5:00pm* (2 sessions)

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

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

Women and Politics in Film [REGISTRATION CLOSED]
Please note revised schedule: Thursdays, April 21, 28; May 5, 12, 29 *2:00-5:00pm* (5 sessions)

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

Writers' Collaborative [REGISTRATION CLOSED]
Please note our revised schedule: Thursdays, Mar. 24, 31; Apr. 7, 21, 28; May 5 *9:30am-12:30pm* (6 sessions)

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

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

[PAST EVENT] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

[PAST EVENT] Creative Writing: The Basics and Beyond [MARCH]
Fridays, Mar. 11, 18, 25; Apr. 1 *1:00-4:00pm* (4 sessions)

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

[PAST EVENT] Do You See What I See? Films of Errol Morris
Tuesdays, Mar. 22, 29; Apr. 5, 12 *4:00-7:00pm* (4 sessions)

[PAST EVENT] Eye Candy: Visual Interpretations of Fine Art
Mondays, Apr. 11 and 18 *10:00am - noon* (2 sessions)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[PAST EVENT] Ocean Exploration with Dr. Ed Clifton
Please note our revised schedule: Wednesdays, Apr. 20, 27 *10:00-11:00am* (2 sessions)

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

[PAST EVENT] Russia and Ukraine: Can the Genie Go Back in the Bottle? [APRIL 22, 10AM]
Friday, April 22 *10:00am to noon* (1 session)

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

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

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

[PAST EVENT] Spring Wildflowers (1-4pm Field Trip)
Lecture: Monday, Apr. 11 *4:00-6:00pm* Field: Saturday, Apr. 16 *1:00-4:00pm*

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

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

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

[PAST EVENT] Understanding ISIS
Tuesday, Apr. 19 *6:00-7:30pm* (1 session)

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