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OLLI Spring Classes Suspended

In-person classes may be paused, but learning never stops. While there's no substitute for learning together, we look forward to finding new ways to stay connected during these uncertain times.


Creating a New Way Forward 

OLLI Thinking of You, Updated Daily | Here  


New Online Courses 

Please scroll down to find the first of our new online courses (free!) Additionally, we've marked the current status of each course.

 

 

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Spring 2020 Catalog
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*New* Flash: Short Short Story [Zoom Live]
Wednesdays, Apr. 1, 8, 15, 22 *1:00 - 3:00pm*

*New* OLLI at Home: Malcolm Weintraub and the Films of Wes Anderson [Zoom Live]
Thursdays, Apr. 9, 16, 23, 30 *2:00 - 2:40pm* (4 sessions)

American Avant-Garde [We'll Bring This Course Back in the Fall] (Closed)
[To Be Rescheduled] Fridays, Apr. 17, 24; May 1 *10:00am - noon* (3 sessions)

American Scene Painting [Event Cancelled] (Closed)
Wednesday, Mar. 25 *10:00am - noon* (1 session)

Art and Philosophy in Medicine [Suspended, We'll Keep You Posted] (Closed)
Thursdays, May 7, 14, 21 *4:30 - 5:30pm* (3 sessions)

Artists by the Sea [Suspended, We'll Keep You Posted] (Closed)
Mondays, May 4, 11 *10:00am - noon* (2 sessions)

Bach, Broadway and Escher [Event Cancelled] (Closed)
Wednesday, May 6 *1:00 - 2:30pm* (1 session)

Before Stonehenge [We'll Bring This Course Back in the Fall] (Closed)
Monday/Wednesday, Apr. 13, 15 *10:00am - noon* (2 sessions)

Beginning Ukulele II [YouTube Tutorials on OLLI Website; OLLI News Tab] (Closed)
Mondays, Mar. 9, 16, 23 *Noon - 2:00pm* (3 sessions)

Birth of Modern Philosophy [More with Dr. Zebrowski in the Fall] (Closed)
Wednesdays, Feb. 26; Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25; Apr. 1 *4:00 - 6:00pm* (6 sessions)

CA Condor Conservation [Suspended, We'll Keep You Posted] (Closed)
Wednesday, Apr. 1 *1:30 - 2:30pm* (1 session)

California’s Future – Political Turning [New Date, May 30] (Closed)
Saturdays, Jan. 25; Feb. 29; Mar. 28 *10:00am - noon* (3 sessions)

Canadian Songwriters [Notes and Playlists Emailed to Participants] (Closed)
Wednesdays, Mar. 4, 11, 18; Apr. 1 *10:00am - noon* (4 sessions)

Carmel Jewish Film Festival Sat. 3/14 [Suspended, We'll Keep You Posted] (Closed)
Saturday, Mar. 14 *6:30 - 9:30pm* (1 session)

Carmel Valley's Tribal History [We'll Bring This Course Back in the Fall] (Closed)
Friday, Mar. 20 *9:00 - 11:45am* (1 session)

Celtic Noir and the Catholic Church [Suspended, We'll Keep You Posted] (Closed)
Monday/Fridays, May 18, 22, 29

Charles Moore [Suspended, We'll Keep You Posted] (Closed)
Tuesday, May 19 *10:00 - noon* (1 session)

Chopin: Enduring Engima [We'll Bring This Course Back in the Fall] (Closed)
Tuesdays, Mar. 31; Apr. 7 *10:00am - noon* (2 sessions)

Cinema of Addiction [We'll Bring Bill Brigham Back in the Fall] (Closed)
Tuesdays, Apr. 7, 14, 21, 28 *2:00 - 5:00pm* (4 sessions)

Cinema of Politics [Suspended, We'll Keep You Posted] (Closed)
Schedule Change (No May 27 session) Wednesdays, May 6, 13, 20; Jun. 3 *3:00 - 6:00pm* (4 sessions)

David Jacks [Suspended, We'll Keep You Posted] (Closed)
Thursday, May 7 *1:00 - 3:00* (1 session)

Deep Sea Secrets with Dr. Ed Clifton [Suspended, We'll Keep You Posted] (Closed)
Fridays, May 8, 15 *10:00 - 11:00am* (2 sessions)

Demystifying Color: Watercolors [We'll Bring This Course Back in the Fall] (Closed)
Fridays, Apr. 17, 24 *1:00pm - 4:00pm* (2 sessions)

Diaries of Hayes Perkins [Event Cancelled] (Closed)
Tuesday, Mar. 3 *10:00am - noon* (1 session)

Evolution of American Society [Suspended, We'll Keep You Posted] (Closed)
Wednesdays, May 6, 13, 20, 27 *10:00am - noon* (4 sessions)

Fine Art of Grieving [Transitioned to Zoom Online] (Closed)
Thursdays, Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26 *10:00 - 1:00pm* (4 sessions)

Flash: Short Short Story [Transitioned to Zoom Online] (Closed)
Wednesdays, Apr. 1, 8, 15, 22 *1:00 - 3:00pm* (4 sessions)

Giving Oneself - Buddhist Rituals [Suspended, We'll Keep You Posted] (Closed)
Thursdays, May 7, 14, 21 *10:00 - 11:30am* (3 sessions)

Illuminating Harlem Renaissance: Jazz [More with Laura Courtney Headley in the Fall] (Closed)
Thursdays, Apr. 2, 9, 16, 23 *10:00am - noon* (4 sessions)

In Search of the Ideal Government [Suspended, We'll Keep You Posted] (Closed)
Mondays, May 4, 11, 18 *3:00 - 5:00pm* (3 sessions)

Inside Ancient Mesoamerica [We'll Bring this Course Back in the Fall] (Closed)
Wednesdays, Mar. 11, 18, 25 *1:30 - 3:00pm* (3 sessions)

Insights Into the Classical Mind [We'll Bring this Course Back in the Fall] (Closed)
Mondays, Apr. 6, 13, 20 *1:00 - 3:00pm* (3 sessions)

Introduction to Writing Poetry [Suspended, We'll Keep You Posted] (Closed)
Mondays, May 4, 11, 18 *1:00 - 3:00pm* (3 sessions)

James Turrell [We'll Bring this Event Back in the Fall] (Closed)
Wednesday, Apr. 8 *10:00am - noon* (1 session)

Julia Morgan [Suspended, We'll Keep You Posted] (Closed)
Wednesday, May 6 *1:30 - 2:30pm* (1 session)

Living with Dementia [Course Cancelled, Look for a New Online Course from Chris Hasegawa Soon!] (Closed)
Tuesdays, Apr. 14, 21, 28 *10:00 - 11:30am* (3 sessions)

Marine Mammals [We'll Bring this Course Back in the Fall] (Closed)
Mondays, April 6, 13 *9:30 - 11:30am* (2 sessions)

Migratory Birds of Palo Corona [Suspended, We'll Keep You Posted] (Closed)
Saturday, May 9 *9:30am - noon* (1 session)

Mixology [Suspended, We'll Keep You Posted] (Closed)
Tuesday, May 5 *4:00 - 5:30pm* (1 session)

Modern Jazz Icons [Suspended, We'll Keep You Posted] (Closed)
Tuesdays, May 5, 12 *10:00am - noon* (2 sessions)

Noticing Nature: Slow Birding [We'll Carry On, Stay Tuned!] (Closed)
Fridays, Feb. 7; Mar. 6; Apr. 3; May 1 *9:30 - 11:30am* (4 sessions)

OLLI Glee Club [Playlists on OLLI Website; OLLI News Tab] (Closed)
Fridays, Feb. 28; Apr. 3; May 15 *1:30 - 3:00pm* (3 sessions)

Our Animals, Our Selves: Five Films [More with Karen and Anne in the Fall] (Closed)
Thursdays, Mar. 19, 26; Apr. 2, 9, 16 *1:00 - 4:00pm* (5 sessions)

Photography in the 20th Century [Suspended, We'll Keep You Posted] (Closed)
Tuesdays, May 5, 12, 19 *1:00 - 3:00pm* (3 sessions)

Planned Giving and Estate Financial Planning Seminar [Event Cancelled] (Closed)
Wednesday, Apr. 15 *4:00 -- 5:30pm* (1 session)

Plein Air Writing Practice [We'll Carry On, Stay Tuned!] (Closed)
Tuesdays, Feb. 11; Mar. 10; Apr. 14; May 12 *9:30am - noon* (4 sessions)

Robert Louis Stevenson [Suspended, We'll Keep You Posted] (Closed)
Thusday, May 28 *1:00 - 3:00pm* (1 session)

Saree: A Hands-on Introduction [Course Cancelled] (Closed)
Fridays, Mar. 20, 27 *1:00 - 3:30pm* (2 sessions)

Scriptures Lost and Found [Course Cancelled] (Closed)
Thursdays, Apr. 23, 30 *1:00 - 3:00pm* (2 sessions)

Second Great Awakening [Course Cancelled] (Closed)
Thursday, Mar. 12 *1:30 - 3:00pm* (1 session)

Sketchbook Journaling [Course Cancelled] (Closed)
Tuesday, Apr. 7, 14, 21, 28 *2:00 - 5:00pm* (4 sessions)

Story of the Blues, Part 1 [We'll Bring this Course Back in the Fall] (Closed)
Mondays, Apr. 6, 13, 20 *3:30 - 5:30pm* (3 sessions)

Tackling the Tough Ones: The Waves [We'll Bring this Course Back in the Fall] (Closed)
Fridays, Mar. 13, 20, 27; Apr. 3, 10 *10:00am - 12:30pm* (5 sessions)

Unveiling the Mystics [We'll Bring this Course Back in the Fall] (Closed)
Tuesdays, Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31 *1:00 - 3:00pm* (4 sessions)

Where the Earth Splits Open [Suspended, We'll Keep You Posted] (Closed)
Thursdays, May 14, 21 *1:00 - 2:00pm* (2 sessions)

Write the Morning Away [Transitioned to Zoom Online and Email] (Closed)
Saturdays, Feb. 22; Mar. 28; Apr. 25; May 30 *9:30am - 12:30pm* (4 sessions)

Writing and Publishing: Protocols, Pitfalls & Payoffs [Event Cancelled] (Closed)
Thursdays, Apr. 2, 9, 23 *4:30 - 6:30pm* (3 sessions)

[Past Event] Andrew Jackson and Revisionist Historians
Wednesday, Mar. 4 *1:30 - 2:30pm* (1 session)

[Past Event] Carmel Jewish Film Festival Sat. 3/7
Saturday, Mar. 7 *6:30 – 9:30pm* (1 session)

[Past Event] Carmel Jewish Film Festival Sunday 3/8
Sunday, Mar. 8 *2:00 - 5:00pm* (1 session)

[Past Event] Cinematic Palette of Almodóvar
Thursdays, Jan. 30; Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27; Mar. 5 *2:00 - 5:00pm* (6 sessions)

[Past Event] Culture of Protest
Friday, Jan. 31 *10:00am - noon* (1 session)

[Past Event] Debunking Climate Change Denial
Monday, Jan. 27 *1:00 - 3:00pm* (1 session)

[Past Event] Economics of Open Borders
Tuesday, Mar. 10 *4:00 - 5:30* (1 session)

[Past Event] Edge of Extinction: Sea Otters
Wednesday, Feb. 5 *1:30 - 2:30pm* (1 session)

[Past Event] Every Home Has a Story
Wednesday, Jan. 29 *1:00 - 3:00pm* (1 session)

[Past Event] Frank Lloyd Wright Staged Reading
Friday, Jan. 24 *1:00 - 3:00pm* (1 session)

[Past Event] Great Decisions 2020 Briefing Book
Please see separate listing to register for Great Decisions Discussion Group. Participation in the group is free — all welcome. A $25 fee is for those who wish to order a Great Decisions Briefing Book through OLLI (available only while supplies last).

[Past Event] Great Decisions Discussion Group
Mondays, Jan. 27; Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24; Mar. 2, 9, 23 *4:00 - 5:30pm* (8 sessions)

[Past Event] Great Entertainers
Wednesdays, Jan. 29; Feb. 5, 12, 19 *4:00 - 5:30pm* (4 sessions)

[Past Event] Journey of Mindful Awareness
Mondays, Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23 *2:00 - 3:30pm* (4 sessions)

[Past Event] Keeping Art in Your Heart
Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday, Jan. 28, 29, 30 *10am - noon* (3 sessions)

[Past Event] Love Letters (Hospice Foundation)
Tuesday, Feb. 11 *1:00 - 2:30pm* (1 session)

[Past Event] Monterey and 250 Years of Change
Monday, Jan. 27 *10:00 - 11:30am* (1 session)

[Past Event] Neanderthals Reconsidered
Wednesdays, Feb. 19, 26; Mar. 4 *1:00 - 3:00pm* (3 sessions*

[Past Event] OLLI Spring Social 2020
Friday, Feb. 21 *4:00 - 5:30pm*

[Past Event] One Person, One Vote Constitution
Tuesdays, Feb. 25; Mar. 3 *4:00 - 6:00pm* (2 sessions)

[Past Event] Poetry of Robinson Jeffers
Wednesdays, Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 *10:00am - noon* (4 sessions)

[Past Event] Poetry Through the Eyes of Art History
Tuesday/Thursday, Feb. 4, 6 *10:00am - noon* (2 sessions)

[Past Event] Reading Wallace Stegner
Mondays, Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23 *10:00am - noon* (4 sessions)

[Past Event] Romantic Choral Music of England
Mondays, Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 *1:00 - 3:00pm* (4 sessions)

[Past Event] Shakespeare’s Coriolanus
Tuesdays/Thursdays, Feb. 11, 13, 18, 20 *10:00am - noon* (4 sessions)

[Past Event] Thinking About Race
Mondays, Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 *10:00am - noon* (4 sessions)

[Past Event] Three Landmark Albums
Tuesdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25 *1:00 - 3:00pm* (4 sessions)

[Past Event] Understanding Ukraine: Fiction of Kurkov
Fridays, Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28; Mar. 6 *10:00am - 12:30pm* (5 sessions)

[Past Event] Winter Wildlife of CA's Central Valley
Sunday, Feb. 9 *9:00 - 2:00pm* (1 session)

[Past Event] World-Class Art: Asian Art Museum
Thursdays, Feb. 13, 20, 27 *10:00am - noon* (3 sessions)