Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Courses

Registration for the Spring sessions starts on Monday, December 12, 2022 and runs through Thursday, January 5, 2023.  You can register yourself on our website: (miami.edu/olli) or call the OLLI office at 305-284-6554, Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and an OLLI staff member will assist you. 

Registration information and all class information (times, days, overviews, and course descriptions) are available at: olli.dcie.miami.edu.  Always check the website and the weekly OLLI News & Notes for current information and updates.

Scroll down to enroll in the courses (s) you would like to take.  Spring courses will appear the day online registration begins.

SIG: Current Events (Hybrid)

Participants in this group should prepare for meetings by brushing up on current topics in the news frequently, bringing not only opinions to the table, but verified facts as well.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/13/2023 Ends : 2/17/2023
Meets on : Friday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 1/13/2023 Ends : 2/17/2023
Meets on : Friday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
Starts : 3/10/2023 Ends : 4/14/2023
Meets on : Friday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
Starts : 3/10/2023 Ends : 4/14/2023
Meets on : Friday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0

Tai Chi/Qigong (Zoom Only)

Tai Chi is a gentle and graceful movement class based on concepts originating in ancient China and is one of the most effective exercises for the health of the mind and body.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/9/2023 Ends : 2/20/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
$80
Starts : 3/6/2023 Ends : 4/10/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
$80

Investments (Hybrid)

Are you an “expert” investor or have some experience with investing? This is your chance to discuss investment topics and opportunities with fellow OLLI members. Instructors: Mr. Haim Karp and Dr. Ed Harper.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/9/2023 Ends : 2/20/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$55
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/9/2023 Ends : 2/20/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$55
Starts : 3/6/2023 Ends : 4/10/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$55
Starts : 3/6/2023 Ends : 4/10/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$55

Acrylic Painting, Intemediate/Advanced (In-Person Only)

Painting with acrylics can be great fun. Come and experience the fun, ease and lack of boundaries this medium and class has to offer.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 1/12/2023 Ends : 2/16/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 3/9/2023 Ends : 4/13/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125

Triumph and Tragedy: The Lives of Great Men (In-Person Only)

In this six-week, live costumed performance, historical lecture series, we will examine the lives of various great men in history, as portrayed by actor and historian, Robert Dawson. We will learn of their triumphs, failures, joys and disappointments, their decisions and choices (good or bad), and the events that shaped their lives. Think you know history? You ain’t seen nothing yet!
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/12/2023 Ends : 2/16/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/9/2023 Ends : 4/13/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Einstein Discovered: Light, E=MC2 and Spacetime (Hybrid)

Come take a mind-boggling journey through the depths of Einstein’s universe—from E=mc2 to every day time travel. This is a beginner's course. No prior physics background needed.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/10/2023 Ends : 2/14/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/10/2023 Ends : 2/14/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Beginning Spanish, Pt. A (In-Person Only)

In this introductory course for beginners, you will learn the essentials to speak and write in Spanish.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/11/2023 Ends : 2/15/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Intermediate French (Zoom Only)

This course is taught in French and provides readings about French culture and Francophone countries; discussions of French current events; exposure to well-known and lesser-known French writers and singers; and a thorough review of French grammar. This course is for students who have completed Beginner’s French, Parts A-D, or students who demonstrate French proficiency at the intermediate level.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/11/2023 Ends : 2/15/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 3/8/2023 Ends : 4/12/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Beginning Spanish, Pt. C (Para Principiantes) (In-Person Only)

In this course, you will continue to learn the basic essentials to be able to speak Spanish. The focus will continue to be on grammar, increasing vocabulary, and speaking.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/11/2023 Ends : 2/15/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

SIG: Book Club (Hybrid)

Book Club is a member-driven discussion group facilitated by an OLLI member.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 1/9/2023 Ends : 2/20/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 1/9/2023 Ends : 2/20/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
Starts : 3/6/2023 Ends : 4/10/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
Starts : 3/6/2023 Ends : 4/10/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0

Great Decisions (Zoom Only)

Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the documentary film series, and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/12/2023 Ends : 2/16/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

The Art of Digital Photography (In-Person Only)

Explore South Florida’s imaginative architectural and natural environments through photography.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/10/2023 Ends : 2/14/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$90

Law & Order - A Distinguished Speakers Series (In-Person Only)

Learn about current challenges in fighting crime, maintaining respect for law and order, and what reform measures such as depolicing and decarceration get wrong and who gets hurt the most. We will hear from the experts - law enforcement officials, legal scholars, prosecutors, and judges, from both the federal and state legal systems.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 1/12/2023 Ends : 2/16/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Improvisation 101 (In-Person Only)

In this course, you will be inspired to think quickly, use your creativity, and have fun.
Starts : 3/8/2023 Ends : 4/12/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

iPhone Skills (In-Person Only)

In this course, you will learn to use your iPhone commencing with basic skills. You will learn how to use the apps, on a basic level, so that you can communicate and have fun with your phone. You will learn to appreciate that iPhones are computers as well as phones. Note: iPhone 8 or better is recommended.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/10/2023 Ends : 2/14/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 3/7/2023 Ends : 4/11/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Chair Yoga (Zoom Only)

Chair Yoga is ideal for the desk-bound, travelers, golfers, and those in rehabilitation or physically challenged. Chair Yoga will introduce you to a series of the most effective yoga stretches, all done from the comfort of your chair.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/10/2023 Ends : 2/14/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
$50
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/12/2023 Ends : 2/16/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
$50
Starts : 3/7/2023 Ends : 4/11/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$50
Starts : 3/9/2023 Ends : 4/13/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$50

Italian Intermediate, Pt. D (Zoom Only)

This course is designed for those students who have completed all levels of Italian Basic and Intermediate, Parts A, B and C or for those who are able to use present and past tenses.
No Scheduled Classes

Beginning Spanish, Pt. D (Para Principiantes) (In-Person Only)

This is a continuation of Beginning Spanish, Pt. C. In this course, you will continue learning the essentials to speak and write in Spanish.
Starts : 3/8/2023 Ends : 4/12/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Italian Basic (In-Person Only)

Course Description: This course is designed for students who have never studied Italian or have some basic knowledge of the language. You will continue to learn new vocabularies and grammar structures.
ONLY 1 SEATS LEFT
Starts : 3/7/2023 Ends : 4/11/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Einstein Revealed: Space, Time and Gravity & the Cosmos

(Hybrid) Come explore the latest on Einstein’s greatest achievement - his theory of gravity. No prior physics background is required.
Starts : 3/7/2023 Ends : 4/11/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/7/2023 Ends : 4/11/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Writer's Workshop (Hybrid)

This workshop highlights personal writing. It offers peer review, constructive criticism, and an opportunity to read one’s work aloud in a supportive communal setting.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/10/2023 Ends : 2/14/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/10/2023 Ends : 2/14/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 3/7/2023 Ends : 4/11/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 3/7/2023 Ends : 4/11/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Italian Basic (In-Person Only)

In this course you will continue to learn the basic essentials to speak and write in Italian.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 1/10/2023 Ends : 2/14/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

International Action (In-Person Only)

International Action is a discussion group dealing with explaining up-to-the-minute international affairs, politics, and intrigue in the major action centers of the world.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 1/10/2023 Ends : 2/14/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
ONLY 3 SEATS LEFT
Starts : 3/7/2023 Ends : 4/11/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Freestyle Yoga (Zoom Only)

This class is an introduction to yoga with an emphasis on postural foundation and alignment of the body.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/13/2023 Ends : 2/17/2023
Meets on : Friday
Time : 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
$80
Starts : 3/6/2023 Ends : 4/10/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$80
Starts : 3/8/2023 Ends : 4/12/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$80

Italian Intermediate (In-Person Only)

This course is designed for students who are already proficient in Basic Italian grammar and want to improve their language abilities
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/10/2023 Ends : 2/14/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Italian Basic Conversation & Grammar (Hybrid)

The course is taught entirely in Italian and is structured in two parts: 1) reinforcing grammar knowledge, 2) starting to speak, and putting into practice everything learned.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/12/2023 Ends : 2/16/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/12/2023 Ends : 2/16/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/9/2023 Ends : 4/13/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

The Magic of the Beatles (Zoom Only)

Join us for an in-depth look at the Beatles, collectively & individually, from a historical and musical perspective.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/9/2023 Ends : 2/20/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Italian Intermediate, Pt. C (Zoom Only)

This class is intended for students that have already completed Italian Basic, Parts A and B or who are able to use present and past tenses.
No Scheduled Classes

Spanish For Beginners, Pt. 1 Boot Camp (Zoom Only)

This is an intensive Spanish course for true beginners (those who know very little or no Spanish). Lessons in Week One will include basics, such greetings, days of the week, months of the year, numbers, and colors. Students will also learn common verbs, nouns, pronouns and possessive adjectives in situation based settings, such as a restaurant or family get-together.
No Scheduled Classes

Adobe Photoshop Elements (PSE 15-2021) (In-Person Only)

You will learn how to frame, add text, sign, and copyright. Create panos, multiple image compositions, sharpening, noise removal, luminescence & chroma saturation adjustments, gradients, selection & transfer techniques.
Starts : 3/7/2023 Ends : 4/11/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$80

Italian Intermediate (In-Person Only)

This course is designed for students who are already proficient in Basic Italian grammar and want to improve their language abilities. The pace of the class will be determined by the members’ ability to retain the language and their drive to reach a new level.
Starts : 3/7/2023 Ends : 4/11/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

SIG: In the News (Zoom Only)

Join this discussion group focused on what’s "in the news" each week.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 1/10/2023 Ends : 2/14/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 3/7/2023 Ends : 4/11/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0

Introduction to Pencil Drawing & Sketching (In-Person Only)

Learn to draw with an emphasis on dry media such as pencil. The class will prepare you to create quick drawings and focus on drawing media, techniques, and subject matter.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 1/10/2023 Ends : 2/14/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125

Intro. to Pencil Drawing and Sketching (In-Person Only)

You learned to draw in the last session, now in this class, you will work in different mediums.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 3/7/2023 Ends : 4/11/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125

Introduction to Social Media (Hybrid)

Learn how to navigate in the Social Media World: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, and others.
No Scheduled Classes

Spanish Intermediate, Pt. A (In-Person Only)

This class is for students who have completed Basic Spanish or who are comfortable using the present, present progressive and imperfect tenses of regular and irregular verbs.
No Scheduled Classes

Constitutional Law (Zoom Only)

Join UM Law School professor, Harvey Sepler, Esq., for this fascinating, educational class on the U.S. constitution.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/11/2023 Ends : 2/15/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
$80
Starts : 3/8/2023 Ends : 4/12/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
$80

Intro to Cyber Security, Pt. 1: Protect Your Privacy

(In-Person Only) Staying safe online is essential in today's world. In this class you will learn ways to keep your private information safe.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/9/2023 Ends : 2/20/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$90

Osher Auditing Fee

Fee for Spring 2023 Undergraduate Class Auditing.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/17/2023 Ends : 5/1/2023
Meets on :
Time : 0: AM - 0: AM
$500

HAPPY OLLIday LUNCHEON

Enjoy music, food & fun at the OLLIday Luncheon. Wednesday, Dec. 14th from 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM at the Hurricane 100 Room located inside the Watsco Center, 1245 Dauer Drive Coral Gables, FL 33146. Musical entertainment provided by Jon Saxx.
No Scheduled Classes

HAPPY OLLIday LUNCHEON - GUEST

Enjoy music, food & fun at the OLLIday Luncheon. Wednesday, Dec. 14th from 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM at the Hurricane 100 Room located inside the Watsco Center, 1245 Dauer Drive Coral Gables, FL 33146. Musical entertainment provided by Jon Saxx.
No Scheduled Classes

Western Art, Masters and Masterpieces (Hybrid)

In this course, we will trace the evolution of the fine arts in Western culture by discovering the relationship between stylistic developments.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/10/2023 Ends : 2/14/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/10/2023 Ends : 2/14/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 3/7/2023 Ends : 4/11/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 3/7/2023 Ends : 4/11/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Beginner French, Pt. 1 (In-Person Only)

Begin at the Beginning with the French language and culture. In this course, you will learn practical French for everyday situations like ordering at a café, making reservations, getting through the airport, etc. Essential grammar is also covered.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/12/2023 Ends : 2/16/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Beginner's French, Pt. 2 (In-Person Only)

Continuation of basic, elementary French grammar, reading and conversation.
Starts : 3/9/2023 Ends : 4/13/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

SIG: Monday Morning Quarterback - Sports Only (Hybrid)

Discuss current events in the world of sports.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/11/2023 Ends : 2/15/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 1/11/2023 Ends : 2/15/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
Starts : 3/8/2023 Ends : 4/12/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 3/8/2023 Ends : 4/12/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0

Postural Stability, Balance & Mobility (Zoom Only)

According to physical therapists, structural balance is by far the most important thing needed for injury-prevention. Mobility training can improve the range of motion in joints/muscles and it can also assist in improving posture.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/12/2023 Ends : 2/16/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$80
Starts : 3/9/2023 Ends : 4/13/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$80

Spanish For Beginners, PT. 2 - Boot Camp (Zoom Only)

This is the continuation of Spanish For Beginner's PT. 1, Boot Camp and is an intensive Spanish course for true beginners (those who know very little or no Spanish). Taught by a native Spanish speaker.
No Scheduled Classes

SIG: As the "Book" Pages Turn (Zoom Only)

This is a FREE SIG/CLUB where OLLI members chose a book to read and engage in a lively discussion. Whenever possible, the author will be invited to join the group to discuss his/her book.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/11/2023 Ends : 2/15/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
Starts : 3/8/2023 Ends : 4/12/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0

Spanish Adv. Conversation on Current Topics in Spanish Culture

(Zoom Only) This course’s emphasis will be on Spanish oral communication and vocabulary building using readings related to Hispanic Culture. This class requires active participation.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/10/2023 Ends : 2/14/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/7/2023 Ends : 4/11/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Intro to Cyber Security, PT. 2: Protect Your Privacy (Hybrid)

Staying safe online is essential in today's world – Learn ways to keep your private information safe.
Starts : 3/6/2023 Ends : 4/10/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$90

Beginning Spanish , Pt.B (In-Person Only)

Welcome to Beginning Spanish, PT. B. In this introductory course, you will continue to learn the essentials of the Spanish language in a fun, relaxed environment. Note: This course is taught in English and Spanish.
Starts : 3/8/2023 Ends : 4/12/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Italian Intermediate & Advanced Conversation & Grammar

(Zoom Only) This course is designed for students who have already attended all levels of Italian grammar or for those who are able to use all tenses properly and feel fluent in the language talking about different topics.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/12/2023 Ends : 2/16/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/12/2023 Ends : 2/16/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/9/2023 Ends : 4/13/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/9/2023 Ends : 4/13/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Advanced Spanish, Pt. A (Zoom Only)

The goal of this course is to help you to improve your Spanish language skills and become a better speaker. The class is taught entirely in Spanish by a native Spanish speaker.
No Scheduled Classes

Spanish Advanced, Pt. B (Zoom Only)

If you already took Advanced Spanish, Part A, this class is for you! You will be introduced to the subjunctive mode as follows: The subjunctive after certain conjunctions, the present perfect subjunctive, the imperfect subjunctive, and the pluperfect tense.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/10/2023 Ends : 2/14/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Spanish Advanced, Pt. C (Zoom Only)

If you have completed Advanced Spanish, Pts. A and B (or, with instructor approval) and want to further improve your grammar skills, this course is for you!
Starts : 3/7/2023 Ends : 4/11/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Advanced French (Zoom Only)

Have you completed all levels of French Intermediate and Advanced French, Pts. 1-3, or are you comfortable with French grammar and conversation? Then, this course is for you!
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/12/2023 Ends : 2/16/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/9/2023 Ends : 4/13/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Italian Basic Conversation Boot Camp (Zoom Only)

This Boot Camp is intended for students who are attending the Basic Conversation class or have completed all grammar classes and are able to converse at a basic level.
No Scheduled Classes

British & American Classical Literature (Zoom Only)

In this course, we will explore six authors and read one of their shorter works (under 250 pages). Biographical information and the context of each writer’s time and place will be presented. A lively discussion is a central part of the class.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/9/2023 Ends : 2/20/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/6/2023 Ends : 4/10/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Hollywood Scores: A Fertile Land for Jews, Pt. 1 (Zoom Only)

In this course, we will examine how Jewish immigrants, some of them after escaping the Nazi regime, created the Hollywood music that we have all loved since childhood. We will examine how famous scores like Citizen Kane, Casablanca, Ben Hur, and Psycho were written and performed. Anecdotes and stories along with audiovisuals and musical examples will be used.
Starts : 3/7/2023 Ends : 4/11/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Say it in Italian! (Hybrid)

Join us as we discuss (mostly in Italian) the customs, news, places and traditions of one of the most fascinating places in the world - Italia! Note: Proficiency in understanding and speaking Italian is recommended.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/12/2023 Ends : 2/16/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 3/9/2023 Ends : 4/13/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Music Appreciation: The Symphony and Beethoven (Zoom Only)

This course will familiarize attendees with the meaning of the word “symphony” and present an overview of the structure and evolution of the symphony. Beethoven’s symphonies 1, 5, 6, and 9 will be presented and analyzed to provide a greater understanding of their structure and significance in development and evolution of the symphony – in both of its forms.
Starts : 3/9/2023 Ends : 4/13/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Apple Watch (In-Person Only)

Learn to use your Apple Watch (all series ... 4, 5, 6, SE and 7). Apple Watch is a line of smartwatches produced by Apple Inc. It incorporates fitness tracking, health-oriented capabilities, and wireless telecommunication. Join us as we explore all the new features and controls intended to make your life easier and, in many cases, safer.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/11/2023 Ends : 2/15/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$90
Starts : 3/8/2023 Ends : 4/12/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$90

Basic Computer Skills for Apple Devices (In-Person Only)

Conquer your fears when it comes to learning how to use your Apple Devices: iPad, iPhone, iMac, and MacBook Air.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 1/9/2023 Ends : 2/20/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$90
ONLY 3 SEATS LEFT
Starts : 3/6/2023 Ends : 4/10/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$90

The Best of World Cinema (Zoom Only)

Each week the class will view (on their own) and discuss (in class) two films from a different country. Note: Students will need to rent films on Amazon Prime. The film prices range from $1.99-$3.99.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/10/2023 Ends : 2/14/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/7/2023 Ends : 4/11/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Spirituality in Our Lives (In-Person Only)

In this course, you will be presented with and we will discuss spiritual topics which help us live happier, wiser and more meaningful lives.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/11/2023 Ends : 2/15/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/8/2023 Ends : 4/12/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

History of Everyday Life in Late Medieval & Early Modern Europe.

(Zoom Only) In this class, we will examine people’s everyday lives in Europe, ca. 1400-1700. What was life like in a European village and how was it different from life in a major European city? Finally, what were people's homes and daily routines like in late medieval and early modern Europe?
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/9/2023 Ends : 2/20/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Paradoxical Turkey, I (Hybrid)

In this course, we will explore the cultural, sociological, and psychological characteristics of the people of modern-day Turkey.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/11/2023 Ends : 2/15/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/11/2023 Ends : 2/15/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Hollywood Golden Era: 1930-1965- From Drama & Comedy to...

(Hybrid) Join us as we journey through Hollywood’s Golden Era. This class provides a brief history of the movie industry’s beginnings including its stars and greatest movies.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/9/2023 Ends : 2/20/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/9/2023 Ends : 2/20/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Select Topics of Music: From the Middle Ages to the 20th Century

(Hybrid) Selected from diverse periods in music history, these topics were designed, directly and indirectly, to enrich or compliment past lectures.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/13/2023 Ends : 2/17/2023
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/13/2023 Ends : 2/17/2023
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Lets Put on a Play (In-Person Only)

There's No Business like Show Business and now is the time for you to be a Shining Star!!! NO ACTING EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY - just the willingness to participate!
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 1/11/2023 Ends : 2/15/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Poker: Texas Hold'em for Beginners

(In-Person Only) In this class, you will learn how to play the world's most popular game of poker, Texas Hold'em. You will learn the basic rules and format of Texas Hold’em and delve into strategies for both cash games and tournaments.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/10/2023 Ends : 2/14/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 3/7/2023 Ends : 4/11/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Awakening Your Creative Spirit Within (Hybrid)

Do you believe that a writer, a dancer, an artist thrives deep within you? Or are you ready to move from a place where you feel "stuck"? Take a rich journey into your creative self, using ideas from the popular "The Artist's Way."
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/12/2023 Ends : 2/16/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/12/2023 Ends : 2/16/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/9/2023 Ends : 4/13/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/9/2023 Ends : 4/13/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Hablamos Espanol (Zoom Only)

This course is designed to practice vocabulary and structures that are most often used in Spanish informal conversations in different settings. Vocabulary related to a variety of topics will be taught in addition to grammar within context. The focus of the course will be on conversational skills and communication.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/13/2023 Ends : 2/17/2023
Meets on : Friday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Into the Heart of Africa, Contrasting Novels (Zoom Only)

Join us as we read two very different novels and explore each author’s take of what imperialism has done too much of Africa.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/11/2023 Ends : 2/15/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Republic and Revolution: Cuba in the 20th Century (Hybrid)

This course is a survey of Cuba's twentieth-century past, from the time of the U.S. military occupation after Cuba's final war of independence in 1898 through the end of the twentieth century.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/9/2023 Ends : 2/20/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/9/2023 Ends : 2/20/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Plato & Aristotle: The Beginning of Philosophy... (Hybrid)

The focus of this course will be Plato. We will discuss and examine who Socrates and Plato were and go through the Republic, book by book.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/9/2023 Ends : 2/20/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 1/9/2023 Ends : 2/20/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

History of Everyday Life in Late Medieval & Early Modern Europe,

(Zoom Only) In this class, we will continue to examine the history of everyday life in Europe, ca. 1400-1700. Our focus will be on two major topics: the experience of time and the various ways in which individuals understood who they were and why they mattered.
Starts : 3/6/2023 Ends : 4/10/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Paradoxical Turkey, II (Hybrid)

In Part 2 of Paradoxical Turkey, we explore additional paradoxes including the challenges facing women across the country despite the country’s purported secular foundations and how contemporary Turkish culture reflects certain traditional Turkish attitudes (e.g. the importance of family) while ignoring others (e.g. the general absence of women wearing headscarves). Note: Completion of Part I of this course is encouraged but not required.
Starts : 3/8/2023 Ends : 4/12/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 3/8/2023 Ends : 4/12/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Select Topics of Music: From Baroque to the 19th Century

(Hybrid) Expansion of old topics and new topics, from diverse periods in music history.
Starts : 3/10/2023 Ends : 4/14/2023
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 3/10/2023 Ends : 4/14/2023
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Alice Munro: Master of the Short Story (Zoom Only)

Join us as we read a series of short stories by the winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature, Alice Munro. We will be reading from her first publication, “Dance of the Happy Shades,” followed by “Family Furnishings: Selected Stories, 1995-2014.”
Starts : 3/8/2023 Ends : 4/12/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

The Art of Negotiation (Hybrid)

The principles and skills needed for negotiation help in every aspect of life and relationship. In this course, we will learn these skills and participate in real life exercises in negotiation.
Starts : 3/9/2023 Ends : 4/13/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
ONLY 1 SEATS LEFT
Starts : 3/9/2023 Ends : 4/13/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Presidential Leadership in the Early Cold War (Hybrid)

Many of the issues the nation faces today - from Russian aggression to civil rights to social unrest - also existed during the years following the end of World War II. We will examine the actions of Presidents, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy and Johnson within the context of those years.
Starts : 3/9/2023 Ends : 4/13/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$80
Starts : 3/9/2023 Ends : 4/13/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$80

The Writings of Louise Erdich (Zoom Only)

Writer of 28 books in all, including poetry, fiction as well as nonfiction and children's literature, Louise Erdrich is one of the most prolific American writers today. In this course, you will read one of her books per week in order to discuss some of the thematic and stylistic through-lines Erdrich develops in her writing. The instructor will provide context in Indigenous literary and cultural studies; however, the majority of the course will be dedicated to discussion-based learning about the literature itself.
Starts : 3/10/2023 Ends : 4/14/2023
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Exploring the World of Open Access Online Content (In-Person Onl

In this course, we will explore legal, non-infringing sources for free, open access content. Note: To get the most out of the class, students are encouraged to bring a laptop or tablet. Computer proficiency is required.
Starts : 3/9/2023 Ends : 4/13/2023
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Conversation: Pursing Deep Thinking (6-week Workshop)

(In-Person Only) Through lively conversations, in this class we will question old assumptions and think about the world and our role in it in a new light. Our priority is to foster lifelong learning, share ideas, connect, make new friendships, and inspire one another. Note: These workshops are highly interactive, and participation is encouraged.
Starts : 3/8/2023 Ends : 4/12/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Living & Working Abroad (In-Person Only)

Anush is a world traveler who has visited every country in the world and has also lived/worked in the USA, Europe, Asia and Africa. She will share her travel experiences.
Starts : 3/8/2023 Ends : 4/12/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Plato & Aristotle: The Beginning of Philosophy (II) (Hybrid)

In this course, we will focus on Aristotle and his Nicomachean Ethics.
Starts : 3/6/2023 Ends : 4/10/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/6/2023 Ends : 4/10/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

The Wonderful World of Louis Armstrong

Louis Daniel Armstrong (Aug. 4, 1941 - July 6, 1971), nicknamed "Satchmo," "Satch" and "Pops" was an American trumpeter and vocalist. He is among the most influential figures in Jazz. Join us as we explore his wonderful world.
Starts : 3/6/2023 Ends : 4/10/2023
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

File, Pile, Sort, Shred! (Zoom Only)

If your tabletops are covered with stacks of paper and your filing cabinets are overflowing, then log on to learn which papers to keep, and how to file them once and for all!
Starts : 3/10/2023 Ends : 4/14/2023
Meets on : Friday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Philosophy: American Utopian Societies (Zoom Only)

A presentation and discussion of the major utopian experiments in the United States from the 18th to the 20th century. Some communes were religious and others social.
Starts : 3/7/2023 Ends : 4/11/2023
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Hablamos Mucho Espanol (Zoom Only)

This is a continuation of “Hablamos Español.” In this class, you will continue to practice vocabulary and advanced structures that are most often used in Spanish informal conversations in different settings. Students will build confidence and develop skills as they work towards the goal of communicative proficiency. Note: The focus of this class is on conversational proficiency.
Starts : 3/10/2023 Ends : 4/14/2023
Meets on : Friday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Down Under, But Not Down: New Zealand, Australia & Indonesia

(Hybrid) From Aboriginals--the world's oldest culture who have inhabited the Australian continent for more than 50,000 years--to spectacular species of wildlife (birds, bugs, animals and sea creatures) that exist nowhere else on earth, this course will enrich the historical, political and political overviews of New Zealand, Australia and Indonesia with her observations and experiences from her travels during the first spring session.
Starts : 3/8/2023 Ends : 4/12/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/8/2023 Ends : 4/12/2023
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80