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150 Years from the End

Sesquicentennial. Say that five times fast. It’s a good word to learn because you’ll be hearing it a lot this year. It’s the sesquicentennial — that is, the 150th — anniversary of the end of the Civil War. If you’re interested in this fascinating part of America’s history, we have a new OLLI class that will...
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The Man Behind OLLI

The Osher family credo states that giving is a way of life. Bernard Osher has more than lived up to it. In 2006, the Bernard Osher Foundation donated $723.2 million in support of creating small programs in several institutions in the United States that promote lifelong learning. The businessman and philanthropist started The Bernard Osher Foundation...
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Donuts and Notes

Donuts and NotesNothing gets you into the holiday spirit better than music and donuts! Kick off the season with a free concert and student art show. Hobnob with instructors and students to learn more about OLLI’s extensive year-round offerings. Our Donuts and Notes celebration Dec. 5 contains a...
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Join the Facebook Revolution

OLLI FacebookSocial media is here to stay. Recently, Facebook turned 10 years old and hit the 1.3 billion user mark. Older generations are quickly discovering the platform to be an inexpensive outlet to find or stay connected with long-lost friends and scattered family members. “Sharing and the need...
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Dream Chasers

Beth HermesBeth Hermes, OLLI instructor for our new and much requested Dream Journaling class, shares how the writing course came about, what students can expect to learn and why dreams matter: The popularity of our classroom-based writing workshops has prompted some wonderful stories and inspired lively...
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OLLI Masquerade Ball

Masquerade BallHuman beings are social by nature and social engagement is a vital component of successful aging. Research has indicated that an active social lifestyle is important in helping older adults maintain a sharp mind, remain connected to the world, increase feelings of happiness, and develop a...
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