Fall Class Preview

John Huston and Katherine Hepburn
John Huston and Katherine Hepburn

Wednesday, August 24, 2:30 – 5:00 PM, Berger Center and on Zoom
Refreshments and music by Louise Bettner at 2:30. Program starts at 3:00.

Music and the Movies 

Instructor: Deborah Rosengaus 

Mondays, Sept. 12 – Sept. 26, 3:00 – 5:00 PM, Berger Center 

3-week session. Cost: $50 

Music and pictures are a match made in heaven! The right soundtrack can make a giant gorilla sympathetic or turn a starlit drive into a scary nightmare. Explore the changing technology of sound and the developments in film scoring through the decades. 

Deborah Rosengaus holds a Master’s degree in music, lectures throughout the Bay Area and has performed at opera houses around the world.  

Tales From the Foreign Service 

Instructor: Marie Huhtala 

Wednesdays, Sept. 21 – Oct. 26, 3:00 – 5:00 PM, Berger Center 

6-week session. Cost: $95 

Learn about the Foreign Service through first-hand stories and anecdotes about the challenges, work specialties, security and health risks and the impact on family members. Whether it’s a plane crash, a coup d’etat or a pandemic, see how diplomats rise to the occasion. 

Petaluma resident Marie Huhtala is a career diplomat, teacher and student of public affairs, who spent 33 years working in Asia, Canada, Europe and Washington, D.C. 

Films of John Huston 

Instructor: Terry Ebinger 

Thursdays, September 22 – October 13, 2:00 – 5:00 PM, East Rec. 

4-week session, Cost: $95  

Note: Early start time 

Experience the mastery of John Huston – adventurer, maverick, rascal and born storyteller who has written and directed some of the most acclaimed movies. The Maltese Falcon, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The Asphalt Jungle  and The African Queen.  

Instructor Bio: 

Terry Ebinger, MS is a passionate film scholar with three decades of experience as a psychological practitioner and educator, dream consultant and multidisciplinary group leader.  

King Tut’s Tomb 

Instructor: Lynn Ostling 

Mondays, October 24 – November 14, 3:00 – 5:00 PM, Berger Center 

4-week session, Cost: $65 

When the burial place of Tutankamun was discovered in 1922, the story of the tomb and its spectacular contents became a worldwide news sensation. One hundred years later, revisit the life and times of the young king, and the meaning and purpose of the splendid objects found in his tomb.  

Instructor Bio: 

Lynn Ostling is an adjunct instructor of Art History at SRJC, published author and freelance lecturer on art history circuits and television. 

Class Scholarships are available. Please contact us at oakmontll.org. 

Garuda Blue Jazz Concert
Friday, September 9, 7:00 PM, Berger Center
Cost: $25. Table seating. Tables for Eight Available
A tight knit group of friends with a creative edge and a unique sound, they regularly headline the finest jazz venues and clubs around the Bay Area. Playing Jazz, Soul, Funk and Modern Top 40’s, Garunda Blue puts on a show!

Four Ways to Register for a Class:  

• At the Class Preview 

• Online at OakmontLL.org (click here)
• Fill out the form below and put it in the OLL folder in the OVA office along with your check 

• Pay at the door on the first day of class 

Name (s) ________________________________________ 


___ Music & Movies  __ people @ $50 per person = __________ 

___ Tales from the Foreign Service @ $95 per person = __________ 

___ Films of John Huston @ $95 per person = __________ 

___ King Tut’s Tomb @ $65 per person = __________ 

  TOTAL = ___________ 

Email ________________________________________     Phone ______________ 

Make checks payable to Oakmont Lifelong Learning. OLL follows all state and local COVID guidelines. Proof of vaccination required. 


Oakmont’s Own More Joy

Back again by popular demand, Oakmont’s beloved hometown group with songs from our past that will make you laugh and cry in the same concert. More Joy is a deep and delightful quartet of artists that weave amazing harmonies throughout a broad selection of folk, country, blues and beyond.

Comedy Show at OAK

Laugh along with Steph and Tom Clark and San Franciscan Dan St. Paul about married life and getting older

Ghostly Night

Boomers Ghostly Night with the Neon Playboys – October 29 at Berger Center at 5:00 with music at 6:30