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New OLLI Courses Focus on Culture, Keepsakes, Capital

New OLLI Courses Focus on Culture, Keepsakes, Capital

What keeps OLLI fresh and exciting? The variety of courses! We appreciate your suggestions, and our instructors have developed innovative and creative offerings for you to explore your interests, hobbies and curiosity.

Pat Walker, program manager, said, “From the serious to the sensational, we have something for everyone interested in learning something new or exploring their passions – or both!” Here, she shares information about OLLI’s offerings.

Art & Music
“If you are into performing arts, or just appreciate the beauty of visual arts, we have a class for you. We even have OLLI at the Tellus Museum, which adds a special learning experience for OLLI members.”

Pat Walker, OLLI Program Manager

Pat Walker, OLLI Program Manager

Courses include:
• From Stage to Screen: Broadway Musicals that Became Film Classics
• Gouache Painting
• Three French Painters and the Challenge to Create
• Working BIG with Acrylics

Finance
“Knowing the ins and outs of savings, retirement, healthcare and investing are important for anyone – regardless of age. Our community partners offer multiple workshops for you to learn about your financial opportunities and options.”

Courses include:
• Estate Planning for your IRA
• Understanding Medicare

History
“Why do we offer so many history courses? The demand is so high for it! This area is ripe with historical landmarks and battlegrounds. However, learning about personal history can also be an exciting journey.”

Courses include:
• Exploring Your Ancestors
• Permanent Monuments to America’s History
• Trump: The Controversy

Languages
“With our travel group developing ample opportunities for OLLI members to see the world, these language classes are key. It will be fun exploring new areas and being able to communicate effectively for a richer experience.”

Courses include:
• Easy Spanish Conversation
• Introduction to French IV

Different types of money

Leisure
“Add a special touch to your home with our holiday classes. From your knowledge of wine to hand-crafted keepsakes, you’ll be the star of the season.”

Courses include:
• Holiday Wines
• Make Your Handmade Holiday Cards
• Making Flowers

Technology
“Computer skills never go out of style. Whether you are in the workforce or not, technology isn’t slowing down – and neither should you. Learn the basics and new software with other OLLI members.”

Courses include:
• Microsoft PowerPoint
• Windows 10

Did you find something to pique your interest? Register here.

Do you have an interest that is not represented in the list above? Email Pat Walker with your suggestion(s). Who knows – your idea could be one of our future classes!

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