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OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE at George Mason University Serving the Northern Virginia community by providing intellectual and cultural experiences for residents in their retirement years Summer

All About OLLI Who We Are The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute OLLI at George Mason University offers daytime courses, lectures, special events, and other activities during eightweek terms in the spr

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OLLI Organization OLLI is a memberdriven organization with its Board of Directors elected by the membership. Fairfax, Reston, and Loudoun members are represented. All activities are managed by an exec

Courses June 12July 28 FairfaxRestonLoudoun For location of class sites, see maps on inside back cover. Unless otherwise noted, classes beginning with an F are held at Tallwood, an R at United Chr

Art and Music 90s. After making naive mistakes with their first renovation, Johnson started studying interior design and what would make a house more salable and valuable. She knows about renovating s

Art and Music R108 Happy 100th to Dino Monday, 9401105, July 17 One session Instructor Marianne Metz Born in 1917, Dino Paul Crocetti was destined to become one of Americas most beloved entertainers.

Art and Music Gershwin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers, Jerry Herman, and Stephen Sondheim. But you wont remember hearing these songs when you saw the shows. Thats because they werent there they were wr

Economics and Finance 200 Economics and Finance F201 The Tom Crooker Investment Forum Wednesdays, 1150115, June 14June 21, July 5July 19 Five sessions Fairfax Lord of Life Note dates Moderator Al Smu

History scammers think, how to safeguard against identity theft and fraud, provide firsthand accounts from victims, and tell you what to do if you or someone you know has been a victim. Suba Saty has

History F304 The Five Greatest Games in Washington Nationals History Tuesday, 1150115, July 18 One session Instructors Jim Dunphy The Nationals are now starting their 13th season bringing baseball bac

History Reformation, which is being commemorated during this 500year anniversary by special events in Protestant churches, especially in Germany. This talk will explore the life of Luther and how he c

Literature, Theater, and Writing new age. Everything seemed possible there were advances in technology, and radical new movements in all aspects of the arts and literature, fashion, and lifestyle. Alt

Literature, Theater, and Writing use documents and relics from an era, history, biography, lifewriting, and fantasy, to reach and recreate the irretrievable, unknowable past. Well ask why historical f

Literature, Theater, and Writing F406 Literary Potpourri Thursdays, 1150115, June 15July 13 Five sessions Coordinators Rala Stone, Katie Mitchell, Jackie Gropman, Bill Taylor Expand your literary orbi

Literature, Theater, and Writing the discussion, and a question and answer session will follow the talk. Alex Bulova is a graduate of Robinson Secondary School, and the winner of the NCA Cappie award

Literature, Theater, and Writing R413 The History of the Joke Tuesdays, 1150115, June 13June 20 Two sessions Instructor Michelle Blandburg Where did comedy come from Where is it going Join us for a fe

Religious Studies Nancy Scheeler has no credentials in American political history, sociology, or American culture other than living in the United States for her whole life. She is the coleader of the

Religious Studies the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness. Each session will begin with a 20minute introduction by the instructor, followed by a discussion involving all of the participants. Some

Humanities and Social Sciences R606 Reading the Same Bible and Finding Different Meanings Four Case Studies Thursdays, 1150115, June 15July 6 Four sessions Instructor Steve Goldman June 15 Biblical

Humanities and Social Sciences F652 International Religious Freedom Tuesday, 9401105, June 27 One session Instructor Stacy Bernard Davis People murdered for professing their faith blasphemy laws presc

Current Events world as simply one butter chicken and one garlic naan. But not on this adventure It starts at OLLI with a lecture woven around the themes of Indias ancient civilization, evolving cultu

Current Events F703 Building Resilient Communities to Address Migration and Marginalization Wednesday, 9401105, July 19 One session Instructor Michael Hieb A million migrants virtually overwhelmed Eur

Current Events R706 Voter Fraud Myth versus Reality Tuesday, 9401105, July 18 One session Instructor Cameron Sasnett Voter fraud is a term that is commonly used to describe a wide variety of electionr

Science, Technology, and Health Investment Committee and the Length of Service Awards Program Committee. In his private life, he is Telos Corporations senior vice president of corporate business devel

Science, Technology, and Health Cherie Lejeune found a thirdact career as a champion for technology awareness and best use practices for older users. She has taught workshops, been a panelist for semi

Other Topics bankruptcies. We spend our whole life working to enjoy our retirement, and oftentimes health issues hamper that enjoyment. An assisted living facility is popping up on every corner becaus

Other Topics dedication in 1997. The presentation will include photos, film clips, and historical vignettes of women veterans. Dee McWilliams, president of the Women in Military Service for America Fo

Other Topics L907 Out of Sight of Land for 23 Days Crossing the Atlantic with Family and a Cat in a Sailboat Thursday, 1150115, July 6 One session Instructor Roger Frost This is the story of a voyage

FairfaxRestonLoudoun For location of special event sites and directions, see maps on inside back cover. Check with the coordinator if you have questions about a special event. Special Events Trips

Special Events will be time to shop. The bus will leave promptly at 930 from Fair Oaks mall parking lot 57, which is outside the circular road in front of ManTech. Please be on the bus no later than 9

Ongoing Activities FairfaxRestonLoudoun Ongoing activities for all sitesFairfax, Reston and Loudounare listed. All OLLI members are welcome at these ongoing activities. Register for clubs and ongo

Ongoing Activities Doctor Who Club First and third Fridays June 2, June 23 exceptionJune 23 is not the 3rd Friday, July 7, July 21, Aug. 18, 100300 Tallwood Coordinator Wendy Campbell ............ neo

Ongoing Activities Reston Book Club Thursdays no meetings during summer term United Christian Parish Coordinators Luci Martel, Nancy Scheeler This group does not meet in the summer. This is a book dis

Membership and Registration Policies and Procedures JOINING OR RENEWING OLLI MEMBERSHIP Welcome to OLLI, one of the best lifelong learning institutes in the United States If you are a returning membe

Membership and Registration, continued When to Register Priority Registration Period Members are encouraged to register for summer 2017 courses and special events during the priority registration pe

Registration Form Summer 2017 Check this box if there are changes in your membership information since your last submission. Membership Information LAST NAME STREET CITY Office Use Only Date Receive

Registration Instructions for All OLLI Offerings Prioritize your selections separately for courses and special events without fees. Add to Cart courses, trips or events with fees, you must provide

Summer 2017 Special Events Schedule Sun May 28 Mon May 29 Tue May 33 Wed May 31 Thu June 1 June 2 Fri June 3 Sat June 4 June 5 June 6 June 7 June 8 June 9 June 10 June 11 June 12 June

Summer 2016 Schedule June 12July 21 Fairfax Wednesday June 14 Indicates another location or time please refer to listings. Number of sessions is shown in parentheses. Indicates a course limited in s

Summer 2016 Schedule June 12July 21 Reston Tuesday June 13 R308 Strange War Department Projects 3 R412 The Fire Escape Stories 1 1150115 Indicates another location or time please refer to listings. N

Summer 2016 Schedule June 26July 28 Loudoun Wednesday June 28 L655 Expats on the Payroll 5 Indicates another location or time please refer to listings. Number of sessions is shown in parentheses. In


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