Lifelong Learning 12-15-2019

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Contemporary Comedic Genius Series: Billy Crystal

Instructor: Martin Marshall

Mondays | Jan. 13 – Feb. 3 | 3:00 – 5:00 PM | Berger Center

4-week session, Class ID:7867, Cost: $81

Laugh out loud with Marshall as he explores the comedy and career of the very funny Billy Crystal on Saturday Night Live, as the star in When Harry met Sally, the urban cowboy in City Slickers,the Tony-winning 700 Sundaysand more.

Beethoven and the Romantics

Instructor: Dr. Kayleen Asbo

Wednesdays | Jan. 15 – Feb. 19 | 3:00 – 5:00 PM | Berger Center

6-week session, Class ID:7869, Cost: $110

Fill your ears during Asbo’s exploration into Beethoven’s musical evolution from imitator to hero and discover how his late quartets influenced Schubert and Mendelssohn and how his symphonies inspired and guided Liszt, Brahms, Berlioz, Wagner and Tchaikovsky.

The Science Behind, Inside and Under World Famous Architecture

Instructor: Sally Heath

Thursdays | Jan. 16 – Feb. 27 | 3:00 – 5:00 PM | East Recreation Center

6-week session, Class ID:7871, Cost: $110

NOTE: This class will not meet on February 6th

Discover why buildings stand or collapse through the exploration of the science, engineering and materials of iconic structures like the Pyramids, the Colosseum, Hagia Sophia, the Golden Gate Bridge, the World Trade Center and Burj Khalifa.

You’re Writing a Memoir? A How-To Workshop

Instructor: Ida Rae Egli

Thursdays | Jan. 16 – Feb. 13 | 6:00 – 8:00 PM | Central Activities Center, Rm. B

5-week session, Class ID:7872, Cost: $126

Back by popular demand, this interactive class teaches the skills needed for memoir writing in an interactive, experiential way that is personalized to each student. Teacher and student feedback on in-class writings are offered in addition to traditional classroom instruction.

The Genius of Hitchcock

Instructor: Terry Ebinger

Mondays | Feb. 10 – Mar. 2 | 2:30 – 5:00 PM | Berger Center

4-week session, Class ID:7876, Cost:$81

Note: Early start time

Join film scholar Ebinger for a suspenseful journey into understanding Hitchcock’s visionary approach, symbolism, cinematic innovations, psychological depths and mythic storytelling in four classic films: The 39 Steps,Shadow of a Doubt, Notorious and Strangers on a Train.

Terry Ebinger is a passionate educator and group leader who approaches film studies through art, history, psychology, anthropology, myth and dream.

Cider – How America’s Favorite Beverage Was Almost Lost

Instructor: David Sandri

Wednesdays | Feb. 26 – Mar. 4 | 3:00 – 5:00 PM | Berger Center

2-week session, Class ID:7870, Cost: $52

In early America, cider was the beverage of choice. But, by the first part of the 20th century cider production almost stopped. Why did it fall out of fashion and why has its popularity roared back in recent times?

Five Ways to Register:

• Credit card by phone (707) 527-4372
• Pick up and fill out a form at the OVA office
• Pay at the door on the first day of class



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Oakmont Canine Club News

Oakmont Canine Club News Save The Date! – Tuesday, April 13th 3:00 PM …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Our 2nd Canine Club meeting of 2021 is again a virtual