OLLI-UO in Central Oregon invites you to join us for a morning of program offerings. Four class sessions, led by current OLLI-CO members, will be offered over two class periods.
Community members may register for a variety of seminars, session groups, lectures, demonstrations, and workshops.
The event is free; however, registration is required due to limited space.
Get to know the people and programs of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI-UO) in Central Oregon at a special program on Thursday, August 10.
We'll start the morning with a reception and overview of OLLI and then you'll take mini-classes taught by OLLI members. Whether you're interested in art, history, literature, health, or science, OLLI has something for you.
9:00–9:30 a.m. Reception, registration, and coffee
9:30–10:00 a.m. General session, full classroom
Greeting and overview of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in Central Oregon. Writers' and reading groups present their courses and instructions for sessions–Rooms 104, 105
10:15–11:00 a.m. Break out sessions: (choose one)
(History) Food: A Cultural Culinary History [DVD/discussion]
Whether a foodie or not, join us for a sample of a compelling journey that will forever change the way you look at both history and food itself.
Facilitator: Pat Ackley
(Literature) American Short Story Study [PPT/discussion]
Read, dissect, and discuss a classic American short story.
Facilitator: Ann Sargent
11:15 a.m.–noon Break out sessions: (choose one)
(Science) August 21 Solar Eclipse [lecture]
Join Jim Hammond as he discusses both lunar and solar eclipses, and explains some of the connections between different eclipses. Included in his presentation are the various phenomena to be aware of and to be looking for during the August eclipse.
Facilitator: Jim Hammond
(Humanities) Writers’ Bloc Workshop [PPT/discussion]
An interactive writing experience to unblock a Writer's Bloc.
Facilitator: Linda Redeker
Noon–12:30 p.m. OLLI members available for questions in each room and in the lobby.