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OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE October-December 2018

Course Newsletter

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CURIOSITY IS TIMELESS ccpe.kennesaw.edu // 470-578-6765 EMPOWER // REINVENT // SUCCEED


NEWSLETTER OCT-DEC 2018 EDITORS Michelle Girage Davia Rose Lassiter ART DIRECTOR Robert Steven Smith DESIGNER Austin Geter

CURIOSITY IS TIMELESS

PHOTOGRAPHY John Amis Todd Hull Lynsey Weatherspoon CONTRIBUTOR Barbara Calhoun

OUR VISION

Making a difference in people’s lives as a leader in lifelong learning.

OUR MISSION

To provide quality, personal and professional lifelong learning opportunities through continuing education programs.

OUR VALUES • Quality • Customer Satisfaction • Integrity • Creativity • Respect For The Individual

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) offers an impressive selection of educational and social opportunities for adults age 50 and older. With a purpose to promote lifelong learning and continued intellectual and personal growth for retirement-age individuals, OLLI has become the place for fun, interactive learning in a safe and encouraging environment. Our curriculum draws from the interests, talents and experiences of older adult learners. Academic courses are college level (without the homework, term papers and tests), and cover everything

from personal computers to fitness for life and visual arts. Social activities include various gatherings for dinner, laughter and entertainment. Every student that enrolls in our courses or programs becomes one of our OLLI members and will begin to receive our quarterly Newsletter. Our members become part of our unique OLLI family where learning is a continuous part of our culture. Our members are proud to be a part of OLLI, and many of them have developed close friendships and experienced memorable learning opportunities. Come join us and see what OLLI can do for you! All courses held at KSU Center unless stated otherwise. 470-578-6765 3333 Busbee Drive Kennesaw, GA 30144

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OLLI ADVISORY BOARD Chet Austin Dick Harp Matt Mashburn Libby Pitner

Tom Rogers Earl Smith Bob Walsh

CONTENTS Tributes ...................................... 3-5 OLLI Travel ....................................6 OLLI Club Room News ..................7 Booth & Tellus Museum Courses.. 8 Courses .................................... 9-23 OLLI Social .................................. 24

DIRECTORY Pat Walker Program Manager 470-578-3508 pwalke43@kennesaw.edu Donna McIntosh Administrative Associate 470-578-4448 dmcinto6@kennesaw.edu


TRIBUTE TO DICK HARP Barbara Calhoun

Barbara Calhoun, former dean of KSU’s College of Continuing and Professional Education, worked with Dick Harp to create the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute as you know it today. Here, she shares her admiration and respect for the man who is truly the heart of OLLI. Originally, OLLI was called “Golden University.” I needed someone to coordinate it but I didn’t have money in our budget. Dick said, “I will do that. And I will volunteer to manage it.” In addition to his time, Dick made a discovery that changed everything. On a flight back from California, Dick read a magazine article about the Osher Foundation rewarding funds for programs that served people 50 and older. He brought it to my office, magazine in his hand, and said, “Should we apply for this?” And I said, “By all means.” It was because of Dick’s initiative that we received our first grant from the Osher Foundation – and it has continued to this day. We also receive an annual college re-entry grant which is used for scholarships. And it doesn’t stop there: Dick’s conversation on the golf course with Chet Austin, former CEO of Tip Top Poultry, developed into a longtime partnership. Austin is not only an avid supporter of CCPE but also the entire KSU Community. Dick’s influence is immeasurable. Our OLLI programs and socials are all due to his dedication to lifelong learning and opportunities for adults 50 and older. He has secured many sponsorships so that we can continue to offer events and programs in the community. Our OLLI Suite in KSU Center is yet another example

of how Dick has enhanced our students’ experience. He worked with former KSU president, Dr. Dan Papp, to get dedicated space for OLLI. Without [Papp’s] support, that would not have happened. Dick also got donations from a friend to furnish part of the OLLI space. When you visit the OLLI Suite, you’ll see it bears his name. We can never thank him enough for all the contributions he’s made to our program. This place is in his heart. He’s contributed so much and he knows so many students in our OLLI program. He told me his professional background, banking, was a way to make a living. But, until he came into this program, he never felt that he had made a contribution to the human race. Now he feels that what he’s done has been really important because he’s touched the lives of the people he’s served. He saw how much the older population really appreciated the socials and offering the classes. Dick really made them feel good about themselves. He’s been involved in everything and has done so many things to help move us forward. You can’t really measure Dick’s influence on the program, but OLLI is strong because of his steadfast support.

OLLI SCHOLARSHIPS

IF YOU ARE AGE 50 OR OLDER, YOU COULD BE ELIGIBLE FOR AN OLLI SCHOLARSHIP! It’s easy. Visit us at ccpe.kennesaw.edu/olli and click on the Al & Chet Scholarship Application. Review the requirements, fill out a simple form, and tell us about yourself by selecting one of the topics listed. If you do not have computer access, stop by our Registration Department at KSU Center located at 3333 Busbee Drive, Kennesaw, GA 30144, to pick up an application. You can mail it back to us to the attention of Pat Walker, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Kennesaw State University, 3333 Busbee Drive, MD 3301, Kennesaw, GA 30144. If you have additional questions, please contact Pat Walker at 470-578-3508.

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DICK HARP

Director, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Retirement Recognition

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1956

• Graduation from Union College, Schenectady, NY, with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and an Accounting minor • Began his career in the Officer Training program in Utica, NY

1962

Promoted to VP of Bank Operations and Data Processing

1967-1970

President of Bank Service Corporation, serving five banks in eastern NY state

1990

Retired from Banking and became a part-time president of a trucking company

1997

Fully Retired

1998-2018

Began a 20-year journey with CCPE + OLLI

Countless hours of devotion to the success of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Secured local business support for the activites related to OLLI Worked with several federal agencies to provide free sessions in Social Security, retirement, vision, and hearing screenings Established relationships with the Osher Foundation which provides endowments to OLLI Worked with KSU to secure dedicated classroom space for OLLI and a clubroom for its members

2018

Retired from CCPE’s OLLI program

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OLLI TRAVEL

TRAVEL IS GOOD FOR US ALL! Unforgettable small-group travel experiences are waiting with the OLLI travel group. Travel is one of those things that naturally gives rise to questions and concerns. For those interested we have answered the most frequently asked questions. What is the OLLI Travel Group? A newly formed group of individuals who have come together to plan trips for OLLI students and others that are 50 and older. The majority of these students are looking for others to travel with and seeking to find a group that is interested in taking short day trips together as well as domestic and international travel. What types of travel will be available? Local day trips will be planned for anyone that is interested in meeting a group of OLLI students to enjoy a local area or to share in an educational opportunity. Domestic trips will be planned nearby and across the country. The possibilities are endless. International trips will be planned and the committee is already working with travel agents and researching some amazing trips that you would all want to join. Will this be an educational travel opportunity? All of the trips will focus on cultural, historical and scenic locations. When it is possible, a course may be offered prior to the trip where individuals that choose may learn about the area, culture, language and sights.

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What if I am traveling alone? Most of our travel group is planning to travel alone. Through this OLLI group, you will meet others to share accommodations. It is typically more affordable and it is always more fun. Do I have to be over 50 years of age? OLLI is designed for individuals that are 50 and older. The planned travel will be designed for individuals of this age. Are volunteers needed to help plan trips and how do I get involved? All of the travel opportunities will be volunteer led. Teams are forming in the areas of day trip travel, domestic travel and international travel. Contact Pat Walker, OLLI Program Manager, at pwalke43@kennesaw.edu to be placed on the email list for future planning meetings.


CLUB ROOM Open to members Monday-Friday from 8:30AM-4:30PM. In the case of inclement weather or school holidays, the OLLI Club Room will close if Kennesaw State University is closed. For more information, contact Pat Walker at 470-578-3508. FREE Coffee FREE Internet access & computer usage Regularly-scheduled Bridge & Mah Jongg 10% off OLLI courses (some exceptions apply)

BRIDGE

Intermediate Party Bridge • Monday & Wednesday 12:30-3PM Contact - Sara McKinley oinkoink.3255@gmail.com

Duplicate Bridge

• Tuesday 5:30PM Contact - Corinna Sams corinna_sams@geigerfurniture.com Twice a month we offer 30-minute lessons prior to playing and to score ACBL Master Points for a $5 fee. • Thursday 1:15PM Contact - Ron Poteete poteeter@bellsouth.net

Party Bridge

• Tuesday & Thursday 10AM Contact - Shyam Heda hedashyam@yahoo.com and Dick Easley Rae399@comcast.net • Tuesday 1:30-4:30PM Contact - Dottie Magner magner1325@aol.com • Wednesday 5:30PM Contact - Jack Cooper jackcooper11@yahoo.com • Thursday 6:00PM Contact- Ann Daniel ann2daniel@gmail.com

MAH JONGG

SPANISH

BEADING

WRITING

• Friday 10:00AM Contact - Sara McKinley oinkoink.3255@gmail.com • Wednesday 9AM-12PM Contact - Marjorie Ryan classesbymargie@netzero.com

• Monday 8:30AM-10AM Contact - Angela Kyriacou akyriaco@kennesaw.edu

Writer’s Critique and Support Group • Wednesday 12-2PM Contact - June Converse sodapopmom@comcast.net

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Courses Coming in October - December 2018 to the

BOOTH WESTERN ART MUSEUM

501 Museum Drive, Cartersville, GA 30120

The Civil War in the Far West PAGE 12

$69 // 11/08/18 - 12/13/18 // 4 Session(s) Thu 5:30PM - 8PM Instructor(s): Gerald Flinchum

Native American Voices from the Northern Plains PAGE 13 $69 // 10/04/18 - 11/29/18 // 4 Session(s) Thu 6PM - 8PM Instructor(s): Kay Morrison

Writing Memoir with a Western Flair PAGE 18

$69 // 10/04/18 - 11/29/18 // 4 Session(s) Thu 4PM - 5:30PM Instructor(s): Josh Langston

AND INTRODUCING Courses Coming in October - December 2018 to the

TELLUS SCIENCE MUSEUM

100 Tellus Drive, Cartersville, GA 30120

Painting Gemstones PAGE 9

$59 // 10/06/18 // 1 Session(s) Sat 10:30AM - 4PM Instructor(s): Abby Hermes

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ARTS & MUSIC Drawing FUNdamentals $119 10/02/2018 - 11/27/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/20/2018 8 Session(s) Tue 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Instructor(s): Abby Hermes This course will cover the basic fundamentals of drawing in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. We will cover line drawing, composition, proportion, perspective, value and other basics. By the end of the course, students should be able to see and accurately replicate shapes and forms, use light and shadow for effect, and depict simple drawings suitable for display.

Drawing a Portrait $169 10/02/2018 - 11/27/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/20/2018 8 Session(s) Tue 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Instructor(s): Abby Hermes This course covers a comprehensive procedure for drawing a portrait. During the course, students will study the features and structures that make up the human face, the importance of proportion, and learn how to effectively and accurately depict them on paper. Some drawing experience is preferred but not required.

Gouache Painting $99 12/04/2018 - 12/12/2018 4 Session(s) Tue,Wed 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Instructor(s): Abby Hermes Gouache is a painting method which is centuries old, yet the history and knowledge of its relatively unknown to many people today. With characteristics of both watercolor and acrylic paint, this art form can be used to create a wide variety of style, form and detail. In this course, students will be introduced to gouache painting methods and technique, as well as, some of the history behind this ancient art form.

Pencil, Pen & Ink Drawing Beginning $119 10/03/2018 - 11/28/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/21/2018 8 Session(s) Wed 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Abby Hermes Believe it or not, everyone can learn to draw! Whether your doodle results in stick figures or you want to advance your hobby in watercolor or oil for more realism, this class will help the beginner “draw what you see” through patient, expert guidance and practiced technique.

Pencil, Pen and Ink Intermediate $119 10/03/2018 - 11/28/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/21/2018 8 Session(s) Wed 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Instructor(s): Abby Hermes Expanding off the Beginner Pencil, Pen and Ink course, students will continue to work with techniques such as shading, creating depth, contrast, as well as delve into more individual studies based on their interests. With one-on-one guidance, students will individually craft their own personal style along with evolving into the next stage of artistry.

Color Theory for the Artist $49 12/04/2018 - 12/11/2018 2 Session(s) Tue 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Abby Hermes This course introduces the basics of palette mixing, as well as how colors interact with one another to either make or break a work of art with various techniques. Students will be introduced to the color theory, particulary, the color theory of James Gurney and a couple of other artists. This course would be very helpful for students who have taken or are planning to take a watercolor/oil/acrylic course.

TELLUS SCIENCE MUSEUM COURSE

Painting Gemstones

$59 10/06/2018 1 Session(s) Sat 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM Instructor(s): Abby Hermes This class will discuss the basics of form with crystals and gems from the Tellus mineral collection. Using portable watercolor pallets for in-person studies to later reference while creating final pieces in either watercolor or acrylic.

Sketching Your World $99 10/17/2018 - 11/28/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/21/2018 6 Session(s) Wed 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Instructor(s): Steve Nudson A sketching and watercolor class for the non-artist who always wanted to sketch but thought they couldn’t. We will be exploring beginning sketching skills and materials. The goal is to help those new to sketching develop basic skills using pen and watercolor, and to begin exploring their work through frequent sketching in a sketchbook.

Sketching Your World Intermediate $99 10/17/2018 - 11/28/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/21/2018 6 Session(s) Wed 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Instructor(s): Steve Nudson A follow up to Sketching Your World, focus will be on pen and watercolor sketching. frequently in a sketch book. We will cover dealing with perspective in sketching buildings and landscapes, adding people to your sketches, adding cars to your sketches and how to create depth in your sketch. Sample topics are sketching water, glass, white items, clouds, silver items, different kinds of trees, etc.

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ARTS & MUSIC

Beginning Watercolor $129 10/03/2018 - 12/05/2018 Omit Date(s) 10/17/2018, 11/21/2018 8 Session(s) Wed 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Instructor(s): Kathy Rennell Forbes This beginning watercolor class will teach the basics: supplies, preparing the paper, creating value studies, painting washes, painting on wet and dry paper, mixing colors and techniques for saving the white of the paper. Students will paint their own watercolors from a class still life or their own reference photographs. Returning students will build on the skills learned in previous session.

Watercolor From the Masters $139 10/01/2018 - 12/03/2018 Omit Date(s) 10/15/2018, 11/19/2018 8 Session(s) Mon 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Instructor(s): Kathy Rennell Forbes Intermediate students will study the paintings of watercolor masters. We will discuss their style, techniques, composition and color palettes while painting one of their masterpieces. Students will then create their own studies and original paintings.

Painting From Your Photographs $139 10/03/2018 - 12/05/2018 Omit Date(s) 10/17/2018, 11/21/2018 8 Session(s) Wed 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Instructor(s): Kathy Rennell Forbes Create beautiful paintings from your favorite photos and sketches. Teacher will discuss composition and design while providing guidance on each student’s painting. Students should have prior painting experience.

Painted Vacations in Watercolor $139 10/01/2018 - 12/03/2018 Omit Date(s) 10/15/2018, 11/19/2018 8 Session(s) Mon 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM 8 Session(s) Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Instructor(s): Kathy Rennell Forbes Capture your cherished vacation memories in watercolor! Students will create paintings inspired by their vacation and/or travel photos, personal photographs or sketches. Returning students will build on the skills developed in previous sessions.

NEW COURSE

NEW COURSE

Make Your Handmade Holiday Cards

Drawing Realistic Textures in Pencil

$49 12/10/2018 1 Session(s) Mon 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Instructor(s): Kathy Rennell Forbes Repurpose your old watercolors into handmade personal holiday greeting cards. In this 5-hour workshop you will design your own cards, recycle your old paintings, cut and paint your cards to fit your envelopes.

$119 10/02/2018 - 11/13/2018 7 Session(s) Tue 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Bill Needs This course is based upon the book of the same title, authored by artist J.D. Hillberry. The class will give practical instruction with demonstration and exercises on unique tools and techniques to capture tones and textures for fine art. Students should leave class with an understanding of techniques to accurately replicate wood grain, metal and glass.

Let’s Go Outside and Paint Successful Methods of Plein Air Painting

NEW COURSE

$159 10/01/2018 - 11/19/2018 8 Session(s) Mon 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Instructor(s): Ed Cahill An introduction to the world of Plein Air, where international artist compete around the world. Gain skills that will allow you to paint fresh, life like paintings that express the light and excitement of landscape. A great way to enjoy your local landscape, history and record your travels. Each class will start with a demo stressing the basics of good outdoor painting: composition, value (tone) and color. We will paint gardens, lakes, the Chattahoochee River, street scenes, historical architecture and more.

Story Telling with Illustration

Oil Painting - Beginning

$119 10/16/2018 - 12/11/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/20/2018 8 Session(s) Tue 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Instructor(s): Gayle Torres This course explores the lives and times of 3 artists including Paul Cezanne. Through simple art-making projects, visual presentations and discussion, we explore elements defining the visual approach of each artist, as well as their temperament and personal challenges.

$139 10/01/2018 - 11/19/2018 8 Session(s) Mon 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Ed Cahill Designed as an introduction for those who would want to start and a refresher for those who are currently painting in oil. We will explore and explain the use of oil paint within the modern perspective with an emphasis on realism/impressionism using a limited palette. The course will begin with setting up a proper palette, brush selection, thinners and dryers. Subjects to be explored are the still life, landscape, an interior, a self-portrait, and a floral.

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$99 10/02/2018 - 11/13/2018 7 Session(s) Tue 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Instructor(s): Bill Needs Many of us have a tale to tell, often humorous or entertaining, that may have happened to you, or is passed on from another “story teller.” What if you could embellish the scene by adding an image, real or imagined? This course is intended to illuminate your own story with a sequence of sketched panels, like those found in the comic section of the newspaper, but more. NEW COURSE

Three French Painters and the Challenge to Create

Calligraphy – The Art of Beautiful Writing $99 10/22/2018 - 11/12/2018 4 Session(s) Mon 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Ruth Murphy Give the touch of elegance to your personalized invitations, posters and greetings. Focus is on uppercase, lowercase and basic italic lettering using the broad pen.


The Zentangle Method

Instant Piano

$109 11/01/2018 - 12/13/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/22/2018 6 Session(s) Thu 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Instructor(s): Lynn Fisher The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Almost anyone can use it to create beautiful images. The Zentangle Method is enjoyed all over the world across a wide range of skills, interests and ages.

$59 10/08/2018 1 Session(s) Mon 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Instructor(s): Michael McMillan If you already know your way around a keyboard a little, then you are ready for this workshop. Learn secrets your piano teacher never told you in this 3-hour session. You will learn all the chords you need to play any song, any style and any key. You’ll then perfect your technique at home using an exclusive CD.

NEW COURSE

Making Flowers

Piano By Ear

$139 10/15/2018 - 12/03/2018 8 Session(s) Mon 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Instructor(s): Marjorie Ryan The class will teach you how to cut, shape, color and assemble beautiful flowers. Patterns for the flowers and instructions will be provided for use at home. Different flowers and patterns will be taught each quarter.

$79 10/22/2018 1 Session(s) Mon 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Instructor(s): Michael McMillan Contrary to popular belief, anyone can learn to play by ear. Learn the inside secrets professional pianists use, how to pick tunes right out of your head, how to get songs off the radio, and how to transpose. Open to all musicians (not just pianists) who have a basic understanding of chord theory. Beginners should take Instant Piano as a prerequisite. Bring cash or check for $34 to pay instructor directly for the student manual and accompanying materials.

Jewelry Making - Techniques for Beginners $139 10/09/2018 - 11/13/2018 6 Session(s) Tue 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Instructor(s): Marjorie Ryan In this course, you will learn several techniques for making your own beautiful custom jewelry in the color of your choice. Techniques include simple stringing, silk knotting, bead weaving, crochet, wire work and more.

Jewelry Making - More Techniques $139 10/11/2018 - 11/08/2018 5 Session(s) Thu 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Instructor(s): Marjorie Ryan This course is for those who have taken the Jewelry Making - Techniques for Beginners class and wish to build their skill by learning additional techniques. You will learn stitches such as peyote, herringbone, and netting and work with wire. You will also learn new bead weaving techniques. The projects you will do are stunning one-of-a-kind pieces.

Legends and Basic Playing of the Native American Flute $59 10/02/2018 - 10/23/2018 4 Session(s) Tue 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Instructor(s): Carmen Gonzalez Students will learn the legend and the history of the Native American flute. Learn how the flute was originally used by the Plains Indians and how it has once again gained popularity in the music world. Students will also be introduced to the basic steps on how to play the Native American flute. NEW COURSE

The Joy of Singing $99 10/15/2018 - 12/10/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/19/2018 8 Session(s) Mon 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Instructor(s): Donna Angel A voice class for anyone who likes to sing and wants to improve their technique. We will vocalize as a group and individually. Each person should bring a piece of music they want to work on. Each member will gain confidence with solo performance.

NEW COURSE

Russian Romp Through History - Film Studies $109 10/16/2018 - 12/11/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/20/2018 8 Session(s) Tue 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Instructor(s): Elizabeth Deschenes Take a romp through time covering a thousand years of Russian history via the film medium. The class will hit the highlights of selected Russian films and the students will be supplied with links to watch the full movies at home based on movie availability. NEW COURSE

From Stage to Screen: Broadway Musicals that Became Film Classics Part 1, 1936-1965 $129 10/04/2018 - 11/29/2018 8 Session(s) Wed 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Instructor(s): George Mengert From Edna Ferber’s 1927 classic “Showboat” to the pop operas of “Les Miserables” and “Phantom of the Opera” in the 1990s, the stage has always been a prime source of material for filmmakers. This 2-part course will trace the evolution of this popular art form as it moves from the simple black and white versions of the 1930s through the lavish productions of the 1960s to the gritty modern era of the 1990s and 2000s. NEW COURSE

The History of the MysteryThe Super Sleuths $109 10/02/2018 - 11/20/2018 8 Session(s) Mon 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Instructor(s): George Mengert This course will trace the origin and development of one of the most popular genres of fiction, the mystery story. The course will follow the growth of the mystery novel from its early incarnations in the short stories of Edgar Allan Poe to its contemporary representatives in the novels of Lawrence Block and Michael Connelly. It will also follow the great detectives of the mystery world from Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot to Matt Scudder and Harry Bosch.

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HISTORY The Guerrilla War in Georgia

Reflections on Elections

$99 10/17/2018 - 12/12/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/21/2018 8 Session(s) Wed 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Instructor(s): Gerald Flinchum From the Appalachians to the Wiregrass, it’s the little known conflict that nearly brought Georgia to the brink of anarchy. A rare look into the irregular war that began with local opposition to secession in 1861 and the passage of conscription in 1862 which led to open rebellion by 1863. This course will include an overview of the operations of state troopers and home guard militia to counter draft evasion, desertion and “Tory” activity in the state.

$69 09/05/2018 - 10/24/2018 8 Session(s) Wed 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Instructor(s): Quentin Thomas While many closely track contemporary elections, we seldom reflect on elections of the past (pre-1990). This class will look at the founders debates and ideas that led to Article II of the constitution, “The Executive,” or the office of the president. Discussion will also address the personalities and challenges that were met successfully and in some cases not so successfully by Presidents including their impact on the nation, the world, and their legacies. The class will discuss notable and contentious elections. Most students will be surprised to find that there is little in Presidential politics that is new and yet there is much that might surprise them. This is not a current events class.

NEW COURSE

The Civil War in the Far West $79 10/16/2018 - 12/11/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/20/2018 8 Session(s) Tue 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Instructor(s): Gerald Flinchum Military campaigns of the Civil War were fought west of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, even further west than Texas. Confederate leaders had plans to create a corridor from the Rio Grande to the Pacific coast and south into Northern Mexico. Their far range plans included a sympathetic Spanish speaking population and Western Indian Tribes that would aid their cause directly or indirectly in establishing those goals and defeating Union forces along the way. Those plans failed yet would leave us with a kaleidoscope of historical events that would eventually shape the American West.

NEW COURSE

The Battle of Gettysburg $69 10/02/2018 - 10/23/2018 4 Session(s) Tue 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Instructor(s): Michael Shaffer For three days in July 1863, the Army of Northern Virginia battled the Army of the Potomac in the small, crossroads town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. During this course, we will explore events leading to the battle, and the fighting which took place on each of the three days of the battle.

BOOTH WESTERN ART MUSEUM COURSE

$69 11/08/18 - 12/13/18 4 Session(s) Thu 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM This course will include all of the above, as well as a tour of the Booth Western Art Museum.

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NEW COURSE

Cowboys, Indians and Others $69 09/05/2018 - 10/24/2018 8 Session(s) Wed 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Instructor(s): Quentin Thomas This course will look at the authentic American West. Hollywood has so misled the public with its portrayal of the American West that many have no idea of the authentic history they are missing. Discover the great Native American civilizations and cultures, better understand how the west was populated, learn about the real American Cowboy, look at crime and outlaws in the west and at legendary women.

Bourbon 101: An Introduction to the only Truly American Spirit $49 09/18/2018 1 Session(s) Tue 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM 12/05/2018 1 Session(s) Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Instructor(s): Steve Nudson What is bourbon? What makes bourbon a uniquely American spirit? How is bourbon made? We will have a quick review of the Whiskey Rebellion, the new United State’s government’s first domestic tax and the cause of its first rebellion in the 1790s. We will learn how bourbon is made, where it is made, and what makes specific bourbons different. The label will be decoded and terms explained so you know what you are buying. Bring your questions and let’s talk bourbon.


Airplanes, History and Politics $99 10/11/2018 - 11/08/2018 5 Session(s) Thu 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Instructor(s): Dale Hartsfield This course will study the book, “What’s In A Name?” written by Dale Hartsfield, the instructor. Mr. Hartsfield was the family spokesperson for the Hartsfield family when the City of Atlanta renamed the airport, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The class will cover the history of the great airport and the five official names since, the airport was built in 1925. The course will also discuss “fighting city hall.” If you enjoy local history, politics, race relations and more, this will be an interesting course for you. NEW COURSE

The Creative Universe $69 10/23/2018 - 11/13/2018 4 Session(s) Tue 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Instructor(s): Howard Page Humans think that our creative abilities make us unique in the universe. We will learn that this is not the case. The universe has creativity built in, but it takes on diffrerent forms than what we are accustomed to seeing. Working on writings including Daniel Kahneman, Nobel prize winner in behavioral economics, and John Cleese, co-founder of Monty Phyhon, we will explore creativity and discuss how we can be more creative in our own lives. If you have always wanted to know too much about creativity, this is the place to be.

NEW COURSE

The Rise of Modern Russia $99 10/10/2018 - 12/05/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/21/2018 8 Session(s) Wed 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Instructor(s): Elsa Nystrom In this class, we will look at the development of the Russian state from its Viking/Slavic orgin, through its expansion under a series of monarchs from Vladimir Ivan the Terrible, Peter the Great, Catherine and the last of the Romanov Dynasty before the Bolshevik Revolution. Then our focus will be on the development of Soviet Russia under Stalin, the collapse of the Soviet Union, its fling with democracy and the new Russia under Putin. NEW COURSE

Mapping the World from Ancient to Modern Times $79 10/01/2018 - 11/05/2018 6 Session(s) Mon 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Instructor(s): Tom Metcalf Direction, distance, and destination. Whether it is a folded gas station road map or a GPSbased website, maps get us where we need to go. But the history of maps is more complex. The history of maps is the history of civilization and its changing values, beliefs and practices. In this workshop we will examine maps from classical to modern times, including a wide variety of ancient maps, those from the Age of Discovery, and mapping devices from Eastern and Asian cultures. Join us and get lost in a collection of maps.

Native American Voices from the Northern Plains $69 10/23/2018 - 12/18/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/20/2018 8 Session(s) Tue 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Instructor(s): Kay Morrison This course views American history from the perspective of the great warrior tribes of the Northern Plains, from the early pre-horse period in the 1500s until present day. We’ll survey tribes such as the Pawnee, the Crow, the Cheyenne, the Arapaho, and the Sioux, with particular focus on the Oglala Lakota tribe on Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. We’ll also look at the spiritual beliefs and ceremonies of the tribes, and how the Plains Indians carved out an existence out of a hostile environment. Finally, we’ll study the successes and challenges of reservation life today. BOOTH WESTERN ART MUSEUM COURSE

$69 10/04/18 - 11/29/18 4 Session(s) Thu 6PM - 8PM This course will include all of the above, as well as a tour of the Booth Western Art Museum. NEW COURSE

Permanent Monuments to America’s History $79 11/01/2018 - 12/13/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/22/2018 6 Session(s) Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Instructor(s): Russ Osmond Residents of today’s United States of America have consistently built monuments to memorialize their shared local, regional, and constantly expanding and evolving national history since the 17th century. This course examines those multiple and often conflicting, contradictory criteria to identify patterns that will better inform participants of the current challenges around what to memoralize and how.

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COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY Let’s Begin With Computers! $49 10/04/2018 1 Session(s) Thu 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 11/08/2018 1 Session(s) Thu 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Debbie Temple Finally, a course for those who have NO experience with the computer. This short session will help prepare you for the Introduction to PCs course. You will learn how to power up the computer, as well as how to navigate using the mouse and keyboard commands. Important basic information in a non-intimidating environment.

OLLI SCHOLAR COMPUTER CERTIFICATE Following are the five foundation courses to be completed for the OLLI Scholar Computer Certificate. Each course builds upon what the previous course has presented. You should complete all five courses within one year to earn the certificate. If you are a computer novice, we suggest taking Let’s Begin With Computers before beginning the OLLI Scholar Computer Certificate.

OLLI Scholar Class 1

OLLI Scholar Class 3

Introduction to PCs

Microsoft Word

$99 10/05/2018 1 Session(s) Fri 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM 11/09/2018 1 Session(s) Fri 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Instructor(s): Debbie Temple For those with some basic knowledge of computers (you can locate the power switch, use a mouse, and recognize Windows desktop). Course topics: How to properly identify and use hardware and software, technology shortcuts, parts of the computer, proper operation of the mouse, and what’s on your computer and what will fit. Windows 10 will be used in this course. Even if you have been exposed to the computer for years, this course should help you build a solid foundation for using the computer to its fullest advantage.

$199 10/25/2018 - 10/26/2018 2 Session(s) Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM 12/03/2018 - 12/04/2018 2 Session(s) Mon, Tue 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Instructor(s): Debbie Temple This is a fun, basic, hands-on class. All software uses the basics taught in Microsoft Word. Learn the fundamentals of navigation and selection techniques used in email and on the Internet. Use Microsoft Word 2016 to create, edit, save and print a letter. Prerequisite: Introduction to PCs.

OLLI Scholar Class 2

Windows 10

$199 10/09/2018 - 10/10/2018 2 Session(s) Tue, Wed 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM 11/14/2018 - 11/15/2018 2 Session(s) Wed, Thu 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Instructor(s): Debbie Temple Learn the core functions and features of the Windows 10 interface, how to set up multiple desktops, organize your start screen, utilize search tools, mark up and share websites, install and use apps, and view multiple email accounts in one application. Learn to manage files, browse folders, configure user accounts, and use system security tools.

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OLLI Scholar Class 4

Communicating Through Social Media $199 10/17/2018 - 10/18/2018 2 Session(s) Wed, Thu 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM 11/26/2018 - 11/27/2018 2 Session(s) Mon, Tue 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Instructor(s): Debbie Temple Go beyond the basics you learned in Introduction to PCs. Discover useful websites and gain insight into free email, software, and photo-sharing space. Work with attachments and get some important tips to help you communicate effectively, do’s and don’ts of email and Internet navigation.


OLLI Scholar Class 5

NEW COURSE

Easy Steps to Safeguard Your Computer

Beginning Basics of Microsoft Excel

$109 10/01/2018 1 Session(s) Mon 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM 11/05/2018 1 Session(s) Mon 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Instructor(s): Debbie Temple Spring clean your computer to keep it running at its best. Using Windows and other tools, learn how to free up disk space and clean up Internet files and “cookies.” Security issues (“Spyware,” viruses, and pop-ups) – what they are and how to help your computer deal with them. Prerequisite: Introduction to PCs.

$199 10/29/2018 - 10/30/2018 2 Session(s) Mon, Tue 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM 12/06/2018 - 12/07/2018 2 Session(s) Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Instructor(s): Debbie Temple Does trying to use Excel make you more than a little frustrated? Have you needed to make columns and rows of information, and then wished you could apply a formula that would easily handle what you wanted it to do? Excel is a powerful program that allows you to do just that. In this course, you will learn to manipulate large amounts of data, insert basic formulas, use auto format and auto fill, and create a presentable spreadsheet. Want to create a graph from the data? We will do that, too!

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Microsoft PowerPoint $109 11/02/2018 1 Session(s) Fri 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Instructor(s): Debbie Temple There are so many reason to learn PowerPoint! Yes, you can create an astounding and effective presentation, with all the bells and whistles of a professional, but you can also organize a recent trip with pictures and a running commentary, and so much more! Learning to work with the PowerPoint tools give you freedom to personalize your slideshow, animate your slides, and add sound and music. Have fun becoming more familiar with a program in the Microsoft Office Suite.

Get to Know and Love Your iPhone $59 10/20/2018 1 Session(s) Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 1 Session(s) Sat 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Instructor(s): Courtney Teague If you have an iPhone and can not figure the pesky thing out or are considering buying one, this course is for you. You will learn everything from the basic usage techniques and features to the more intermediate functions and secrets to the iPhone. Learn everything you need to know and you will become tech savvy in no time.

Get to Know and Love Your iPad $59 12/01/2018 1 Session(s) Sat 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM 12/05/2018 1 Session(s) Wed 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Instructor(s): Abby Hermes Join us for a hands-on workshop that will empower you to get the most from your iPad. Get acquainted with iPad features and apps, play music, browse the internet, use email, watch movies, keep your calendar and address book, take and share pictures, video chat, and even more. You’ll discover how apps can help you to simplify tasks, stay connected while you’re on the go, and keep you in touch with family and friends, and stay current on news and interests in your life. Students must bring their own iPad or iPad2 to this class.

Social Media for Seasoned Adults $69 12/05/2018 1 Session(s) Wed 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Instructor(s): Abby Hermes Designed for seasoned adults with little experience with social media, or those students who are looking to gain in-depth knowledge so they can communicate with family and friends. The social media platforms that will be covered are Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook. Seasoned adults can also employ outlets to engage in research, and to learn about topics that may be of interest. Such activities can lead to the origination of new hobbies, new business ideas and updated health information.

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LANGUAGE & LANGUAGE ARTS OLLI SCHOLAR SPANISH CERTIFICATE OLLI Scholar Class 1

Spanish is Fun! Part I $159 10/02/2018 - 12/11/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/20/2018 10 Session(s) Tue 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Angela Kyriacou This course is designed to introduce students to the Spanish language and its similarities with and differences from English. The course will provide students with a beginning vocabulary base related to family, school and everyday things. Students will acquire basic language skills needed to introduce themselves and their family. In addition, students will begin forming short sentences and answering questions using the present tense of regular “ar� verbs. Various components of Spanish culture will also be explored.

OLLI Scholar Class 2

Spanish is Fun! Part II $159 10/01/2018 - 12/10/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/19/2018 10 Session(s) Mon 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Nancy DeLisle-Brown This is a continuation of the course Spanish is Fun! Part I.

OLLI Scholar Class 3

Spanish is Fun! Part III $159 10/01/2018 - 12/10/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/19/2018 10 Session(s) Mon 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Instructor(s): Nancy DeLisle-Brown This is a continuation of the course Spanish is Fun! Part II.

OLLI Scholar Class 4

Spanish Is Fun! Part IV $159 10/03/2018 - 12/12/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/21/2018 10 Session(s) Wed 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Nancy DeLisle-Brown This course is designed to introduce students to the Spanish language and its similarities and differences from English. The course will continue to provide students with new vocabulary related to conversation, dining and vocabulary used when traveling. Students will acquire language skills to use more complex sentence structures and vocabulary. Various components of Spanish culture will also be explored. Students must have completed Spanish is Fun! Part I, II and III before registering for this course.

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Easy Spanish Conversation $159 10/01/2018 - 12/10/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/19/2018 10 Session(s) Mon 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Angela Kyriacou This course is designed for students who have completed Parts I through III of the certificate program, Spanish Is Fun! The primary focus of this course will be on basic conversation related to travel. Students will have opportunities to role play in circumstances surrounding daily life experiences and will be part of an in-class reading group.

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Advanced Spanish Conversation $159 10/01/2018 - 12/10/2018

Omit Date(s) 11/19/2018 10 Session(s) Mon 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Instructor(s): Angela Kyriacou The course is designed for students who have completed Part I through IV of the certificate program Spanish Is Fun!, as well as Beyond Spanish Is Fun, or who have intermediatelevel skills in Spanish. The primary focus of this course will be on conversation of various topics and themes, including movies, news articles, current events, analysis of expressions.

Beyond Spanish is Fun! $159 10/02/2018 - 12/11/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/20/2018 10 Session(s) Tue 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Joe Aguilera This course is designed and specifically organized for students who have completed the 4 part series of Spanish is Fun. The course is divided into segments of grammar, verb tenses, history, culture and conversation.


Introduction to French I

Introduction to French III

$159 10/01/2018 - 12/03/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/19/2018 10 Session(s) Mon 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Instructor(s): Vladia Lartey French? Mais oui! We invite you to embrace a new language of adventure, fine dining, fabulous fashion, and friendship around the world! This course is designed to introduce students to the French language and francophone cultures. Through a fun, interactive, and communicative approach, you will be placed in real life situations allowing an acquisition of basic language skills. Various cultural topics will expand one’s awareness of French culture around the world. By the end of the course, students will be able to express basic ideas related to various social situations in the past, present and future tenses.

$159 10/03/2018 - 12/12/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/21/2018 10 Session(s) Wed 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Cheryl Kothe Bienvenue! In this course studens will learn how to organize a date and shop at a market. Clothing items, colors, telling time and kitchen vocabulary will be discussed. Introduction to French II is a prerequisite.

Introduction to French II $159 10/05/2018 - 12/14/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/23/2018 10 Session(s) Fri 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Instructor(s): Cheryl Kothe Salut! Students will learn how to order in a restaurant and introduce themselves and ask about contact information and identity. Useful vocabulary such as weather, professions, nationalities and numbers will be covered. Introduction to French I is a prerequisite.

Introduction to French IV $159 10/05/2018 - 12/14/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/23/2018 10 Session(s) Fri 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Cheryl Kothe Parlons ensemble! In this course, students will be exposed to giving and responding to directions. The use of commands and expressions of obligation will be taught as well as common prepositions and useful negative expressions. Introduction to French III is a prerequisite.

Great British Novel - Race, Gender, Capitalism and Colonialism in 18th-20th Century Modern Fiction $119 10/04/2018 - 12/13/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/22/2018 10 Session(s) Thu 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Instructor(s): Charles Leahy This class will consider how literature’s most popular form portrayed conditions of the period including race, gender, sexuality, and the rise of capitalism. The texts will be placed against the social-historical background, the rise of the middle-class reader, and contemporary responses to these narratives. Class discussions will focus on the meaning of the novel, structure, narrative voice, point of view, character development, themes and images, moral tension and what makes these novels critically accepted as “great.”

Introduction to Italian II $129 10/01/2018 - 11/19/2018 8 Session(s) Mon 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Antonella Giannasca Improve your knowledge of the Italian language. Learn more about the culture and traditions of Italy, be ready to speak and expess yourself in Italian. You will learn more about the grammar and idiomatic expressions. This course is for those who have taken Italian or have been formally exposed to Italian. If you enjoy a challenge this is the course for you! Arrivederci!

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LANGUAGE & LANGUAGE ARTS

Creative Writing $119 10/03/2018 - 11/28/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/21/2018 8 Session(s) Wed 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Instructor(s): Beth Hermes Are great writers born that way? Or do their experiences make them great writers? Either way, no story is ever written without sitting down and putting pen to paper. If you’ve been afraid to take a writing course because you think it will be a bunch of stodgy folks who sit in the quiet with their pens scribbling furiously, then this is the class for you! Beth Hermes facilitates a class that is creative, inspiring, and downright fun.

Memoir Writing $119 10/03/2018 - 11/28/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/21/2018 8 Session(s) Wed 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Instructor(s): Beth Hermes See how quickly you can get on track with your own story – your life story, a collection of stories, or a small sliver of time – using the fine art of memoir writing. With humor, writing prompts, class discussions and the opportunity to share in-class from their own works, students will learn a variety of memoir-writing formats and choose the one that best suits their story. Throughout the eight-week workshop, the facilitator will introduce tips and exercises that will help writers of any experience level to break down barriers and release the writer within!

Publish Your Own Book

Dissecting the Novel

$119 10/10/2018 - 12/05/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/21/2018 8 Session(s) Wed 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Josh Langston This course focuses on the many facets of independent publishing. In addition to the most common forms, novels and memoirs, the instructor will offer expertise in developing other subject material and alternative formats. This course offers instruction on finding the best platform for your work, preparing and polishing your manuscript, cover design, developing a marketing plan, and avoiding common pitfalls. The instructor, Josh Langston, has 10 novels in print and has helped numerous students develop fiction, memoirs, children’s books, and technical manuals.

$169 10/08/2018 - 12/10/2018 10 Session(s) Mon 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): June Converse Often the best way to understand and improve is to study the expert around us. Just as great artists study great art, we can study great writers. We can be told how something works or we can experience it. In this class you not only learn all of the elements of a novel, you will see them in action. If you want to write, this course will help you see why form(ula) works. If you already write, this course will add to your arsenal of understanding. If you are a reader, you will be more engaged in everything you read.

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Write your Life Story $119 10/29/2018 - 12/17/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/19/2018 7 Session(s) Mon 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Instructor(s): Josh Langston Everyone has a story to tell, and no one knows your story like you do. Join bestselling novelist Josh Langston and discover ways to make your story insightful and compelling, whether you craft an entire biography or focus on just one aspect of your life journey. Of all the writing genres on the market today, memoir is among the most popular. Josh Langston has been helping memoir writers achieve their goals for several years. BOOTH WESTERN ART MUSEUM COURSE

Learn Short Fiction From a Pro $139 10/10/2018 - 12/05/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/21/2018 8 Session(s) Wed 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Instructor(s): Josh Langston You too, can write market quality short fiction. This introductory course will acquaint beginning fiction writers with everything they will need to create compelling stories. Whether your goal is to entertain friends or family, seek a broader audience through magazine and anthology submissions, or simply develop your skill to the next level, this course is for you. Bestselling novelist, Josh Langston, will explore the why and how of popular fiction in classes that both educate and entertain. Email, internet access and word processor are all required.

Writing Memoir with a Western Flair

$69 10/04/2018 - 11/29/2018 4 Session(s) Thu 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Instructor(s): Josh Langston Wonderful stories exist in the lives of everyone, even among the doubters. If you love the West, its history, culture or personality, you’ve probably got quite a few stories of your own to tell. Here’s your chance to find out exactly how to do it. Corral those memories and herd them into a format that works best for you, and presents them in a fashion readers will enjoy. This course features proven techniques and provides all the writing tips you’ll ever need.

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Show/Don’t Tell $139 10/10/2018 - 12/05/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/21/2018 8 Session(s) Wed 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): June Converse This course will focus on writing with our senses. We will begin by looking at samples from published works and then practice. For example, one session, the class will focus on writing about a setting with living prose. Another session willl focus on writing about anger or fear. The participants will be a combination of quest and experience. Recommended book: “The Emotion Thesaurus” by Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglist. NEW COURSE

Character Development $139 10/08/2018 - 11/26/2018 8 Session(s) Mon 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Instructor(s): June Converse At the center of a good story are the charaters in it. Without three-dimensional characters, our stories (fiction and non-fiction) have no voice and cannot be told. In this course writers will discover how to build and bring to life complex, vivid and unforgettable characters. We will develop inner (thoughts and feelings) and outer (appearance, habits, behavior) lives for our characters and see how that can lead us to richer and more interesting stories. This course will be very interactive and inner active. Participants will have a chance to workshop their own writing or use activities provided by the instructor.


FITNESS Qigong/Tai Chi for Seniors I

Gentle Yoga

$119 10/01/2018 - 12/17/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/19/2018 11 Session(s) Mon 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Instructor(s): Phil Robinson Tai Chi, once an ancient Chinese martial art, has evolved into an excellent exercise program for seniors. In this class, created specifically for older adults, we will learn Tai Chi moves and postures that are designed to improve balance, strengthen and tone muscles, improve concentration and encourage an overall sense of well-being. All this is done without high impact or a lot of strenuous activity. Students will also be taught Qigong breathing and relaxation techniques. Signed waiver required at the first class session.

$99 10/03/2018 - 12/12/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/21/2018 10 Session(s) Wed 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM $199

10/04/2018 - 12/13/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/20/2018, 11/22/2018 19 Session(s) Tue, Thu 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Emily Berreth Enjoy the benefits of a class that leaves you feeling refreshed and relaxed, yet energized in a heightened state of awareness. This beginners class consists of gentle yoga stretching and is open to people aged 50 and over. A signed waiver is required at the first class session. NEW COURSE

Qigong/Tai Chi for Seniors II $119 10/03/2018 - 12/19/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/19/2018 11 Session(s) Wed 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Instructor(s): Phil Robinson Qigong II will have the same beneficial breathing and exercise techniques as Qigong I, but with more advanced techniques. More exercises will be learned as well as advanced Qigong style meditation. Signed waiver required at the first class session.

Pilates Basics

$119 10/08/2018 - 12/17/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/19/2018 10 Session(s) Mon 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM $199 10/02/2018 - 12/11/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/20/2018, 11/22/2018 19 Session(s) Tue, Thu 9:30 PM - 10:30 PM Instructor(s): Emily Berreth It’s never too late to try a new exercise, especially one that promises the benefits of Pilates. Ideal for seniors, joint-friendly Pilates increases strength and flexibility through gentle toning exercises and can be adjusted to suit all fitness levels. Thrive in a congenial atmosphere of mutual support. Boost your stamina and muscle tone without the risks of high impact exercise. Wear loose clothing and bring a towel or yoga mat. Signed waiver is required at the first class session.

Fitness for Vitality and Longevity $119 10/05/2018 - 12/14/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/23/2018 10 Session(s) Fri 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Instructor(s): Carolyn Campbell A transformational approach to aging with exercise designed to promote longevity and create a high quality of life, plus it is fun! With a cardio warm-up with simple but effective moves, into the strength training section, into a soothing cool-down that stretch, extend and flex the body. The class will end with guided meditation to culivate spiritual and untapped potential. This program is unique that is offers individual attention allowing you to train at your level, therefore, all levels are welcomed.

The Labyrinth - A Walking Meditation $49 11/07/2018 1 Session(s) Wed 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM Instructor(s): Chris Beam The labyrinth, known to be at least 4,000 years old, has been used by many cultures, countries, and faiths around the world. It is a walking meditation on a spiral path leading to a central point, and then back out again. Like the spiral found in nature, such as the conch shell, the pine cone, or the rose blossom, the labyrinth is also a curving line around a central point, symbolizing movement, growth, change, and providing a continually shifting perspective that is inspiring and life-renewing. Learn about the labyrinth, walk a large canvas labyrinth, and center yourself in quietness and reflection in this class hosted by a Veriditas Trained and Certified Labyrinth Facilitator. Extended labyrinth walk, meditation and journal writing time from 3-4 p.m.

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LEISURE Digital Photography Introduction

Astronomy - What’s Out There?

$149 10/31/2018 - 12/12/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/21/2018 6 Session(s) Wed 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Instructor(s): Todd Hull Learn how to recognize and use the controls of the camera to capture images that you will want to share with your friends and family. Learn how to set your camera to take better photographs. Learn how to retrieve the photos from the camera, upload them to your computer, manipulate the size and quality and output them to email and/or your printer. Bring your camera, storage media card and camera instruction manual to class.

$99 10/16/2018 - 10/25/2018 5 Session(s) Tue, Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM & Sat 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Instructor(s): Alex Langoussis Have you ever looked up at a star-filled sky and wondered what’s out there? Come and find out! Besides gaining an understanding of our universe, you’ll also learn to find your way around the night sky, as well as learn how to choose and use a telescope. A star chart is included. Signed waiver is required. Bring a flashlight to class for the last session.

Beginning Knitting $159 10/04/2018 - 11/15/2018 7 Session(s) Thu 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Dawn Laurie Learn basic knitting techniques by making a pair of fingerless mitts knit flat and a matching hat knit in the round. These two small projects provide a solid foundation and introduce the new knitter to casting on, binding off, tensioning yarn, the knit and purl stitch, and combinations of these two stitches to create new stitch patterns. Materials for this course will be provided.

River Cruising for Beginners $49 09/19/2018 - 09/26/2018 2 Session(s) Wed 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM 10/18/2018 - 10/25/2018 2 Session(s) Thu 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Instructor(s): Elsa Nystrom European River Cruising 101; All you need to know before you book a river cruise in Europe. This course will cover all areas of river cruising in Europe from choosing a company to choosing which cruise to take. Covered in the course will be: getting there, choosing a cabin, what to expect on board, what kind of food you can expect, the difference between all-inclusive and mostly inclusive cruises and what happens during a day on a European river to name a few.

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Let’s Go Travel $69 10/18/2018 - 12/13/2018 8 Session(s) Tue 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Instructor(s): Kathleen Eidson In this class, we will explore some of the hottest internaional destinations and inspire you to get out and discover new adventures or revisit an old favorite with new ideas. Together, we will peek into seven different countries through a sample itinerary including: large cities, tourist hotspots and quaint towns with off the beaten path activities and outings.

Bridge in the 21st Century Part I $99 10/02/2018 - 11/27/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/20/2018 8 Session(s) Tue 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Instructor(s): Sol Putzel This series was developed by the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) to introduce a new player to the game of duplicate bridge. The first course, Bidding in the 21st Century, is an introductory course designed to give the students a chance to experience what the game is all about – and to enjoy the experience. While designed for players interested in duplicate bridge the class is also beneficial to players interested in playing social bridge.


Bridge in the 21st Century Part III - Defense $99 10/04/2018 - 11/29/2018 Omit Date(s) 11/22/2018 8 Session(s) Thu 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Sol Putzel The third in a series of courses for beginning and advancing players offered by the American Contract Bridge League and KSU. In this course we look at techniques for defeating contracts that the declarer would make if we do not defend carefully. This course does not require completion of the first two courses in the series but it is recommended that the student consider taking those classes prior to taking this class. NEW COURSE

Holiday Wines $49 11/19/2018 1 Session(s) Mon 5:00 PM - 8:00PM Instructor(s): Walter Bost Take the mystery out of planning your wine selection for the holidays. Explore what are the most traditional and classic wines for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s, etc. Wine consultant, Walter Bost will lead you through a holiday wine journey and introduce you to the wine, not just the brand names and also suggest food pairings. You will be able to choose holiday wines like a pro!

Mah Jongg $99 10/09/2018 - 11/13/2018 6 Session(s) Tue 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Martina Goscha This tile game, similar to gin rummy or dominoes, is an Asian favorite and an exciting alternative to card games. Learn the basic rules and play of the game. Enjoy a fun and challenging experience. You do not need a partner. Class is limited to eight students.

Exploring Your Ancestors: Your Genealogy Journey $99 10/02/2018 - 10/18/2018 6 Session(s) Tue, Thu 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM & Tue, Thu 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM & Tue, Thu 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Instructor(s): Karen Molohon Exploring your family history is a journey that begins with you and takes you to the past to find your ancestors and is supported by facts, family stories, and traditions. Topics to be explored include: creating a research plan, vital records, citing sources, organizing information, census records, cemetary records, military records and pensions, libraries, archives, land and passport records, genealogy software, and migration patterns. By the end of the course, participants will be able to create a resume for their ancestors. The research methodology focuses on U.S. records but can be applied worldwide.

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Exploring Your Ancestors: Taking Your Research Online & Evaluating Genealogy Software $99 10/29/2018 - 11/14/2018 6 Session(s) Mon, Wed 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM & Mon, Wed 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM & Mon, Wed 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Instructor(s): Karen Molohon This genealogy course delves deeper into how to use the online genealogy resources to their fullest extent! By the end of the course, you will be able to locate more records for your ancestors online and find the best software for your research.

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MONEY MATTERS Retirement Income Planning

“Death and Taxes”

$49 09/18/2018 1 Session(s) Tue 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM 10/18/2018 1 Session(s) Thu 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Ted Sanders, Nic Yeomans When it comes to planning for your retirement income, it’s easy to overlook some of the common factors that can affect how much you’ll have available to spend. If you don’t consider how your retirement income can be impacted by investment risk, inflation risk, catastrophic illness or long-term care, and taxes, you may not be able to enjoy the retirement you envision.

$49 10/10/2018 1 Session(s) Wed 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Ted Sanders, Nic Yeomans Two things are certain: Death and Taxes! In this class, we will address proper estate planning documents and planning for incapacity and death. How you ensure your wishes are executed with little interference and without the costs and publicity of probate? We will spend time discussing simple strategies to reduce and possibly eliminate current and future income and estate taxes. Teachers will provide a fun and interactive environment.

Retirement and Social Security FREE 10/03/2018 1 Session(s) Wed 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Ted Sanders, Nic Yeomans Are you planning for retirement or have you already retired? Get first-hand knowledge from an expert in the Social Security area and take home strategies to help you understand • How social security works • Who is covered/not covered • Benefits you may be eligible to receive before retirement • Common phrases • Choosing when to retire • Other benefits (Medicare)

Estate Planning for 2nd Marriages $49 11/07/2018 1 Session(s) Wed 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Ted Sanders, Nic Yeomans If you are in your second marriage, you will gain insight and thoughtful considerations on how to design your estate plan. If children exist from prior marriages you will not want to miss this course as we will show you how to benefit your spouse and not disinherit your children. Instructors will give you thoughtful information to consider in an interactive and conversational environment. NEW COURSE

Estate Planning for Your IRA $49 11/08/2018 1 Session(s) Thu 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Ted Sanders, Nic Yeomans Estate Planning mistakes made with Retirement Accounts can cost thousands of dollars in unnecessary taxes and penalties. Learn how to avoid the biggest tax hurdles that come with having a 401K, IRA, and other Retirement Accounts at disability or at death. Learn strategies to potentially reduce taxes on your retirement account.

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Beyond Traditional Long Term Care Insurance $39 09/14/2018 1 Session(s) Fri 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Instructor(s): Ted Sanders, Nic Yeomans Learn Long Term Care (LTC) Strategies beyond traditional LTC policies. What options exist if you do not qualify for traditional long term care? How do you have tax-free money, that pay if you live, if you are incapacitated and at death? What is a GA Partnership Plan? This class will provide information in a fun conversational environment.

Retirement, Tax and Estate Planning $49 09/20/2018 1 Session(s) Thu 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM 09/20/2018 1 Session(s) Thu 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Ted Sanders, Nic Yeomans How do we make it all work together? Over four weeks we will dive into successful retirement income planning solutions, including maximizing social security. We will also learn tax traps to avoid and how to potentially reduce income liability in retirement. Finally, we will go over techniques to prevent Uncle Sam from becoming our biggest beneficiary and avoid accidentally disinheriting our heirs. If you want your estate to remain private and out of the publicity and without the costs of probate, you will gain a lot of insight in this class.


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Understanding Medicare $39 10/04/2018 1 Session(s) Thu 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM 10/20/2018 1 Session(s) Sat 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Instructor(s): Robert Cox As you approach Medicare age or if you are already eligible for Medicare, you have important decisions to make. Not knowing all of your options and time lines can cost you. This course will explain who is eligible for Medicare, the different parts of Medicare and the costs and coverage associated with each part. We will discuss the time line for enrolling in each part of Medicare and when plan changes can be made as well as penalties for not enrolling during the initial enrollment period. Finally, we will discuss the different combinations of options available for Medicare coverage.

Navigating Your Financial Life $59 10/06/2018 1 Session(s) Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instructor(s): Daniel Olejnik Although we have technically gotten past the recession, many people are still concerned about their current finances. Unfortunately, the vast majority of adults were never given a practical financial education. Money issues not only impact one’s finances, it can play a major role in stress, relationship problems and can lower one’s self confidence. KSU’s adult financial literacy program is designed for individuals with a variety of financial goals, including starting a business, handling credit, financial recovery, debt elimination, insurance, and homeownership.

Selling on the Internet

Basics of eBay Selling

$119 09/15/2018 1 Session(s) Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM 11/17/2018 1 Session(s) Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Instructor(s): James Daniel This course is for those who want to know how to sell on the internet, how to get started and what options are available for quick start up. This class will show you how to get started and the pros and cons of each marketplace and hosting platform. You can not sell products if you can not find them at profitable prices, this class will also show you how to find those products.

$119 12/08/2018 1 Session(s) Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM 11/07/2018 - 11/08/2018 2 Session(s) Wed, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Instructor(s): James Daniel Seminar includes: • An introduction to eBay, eBay safety and a synopsis of opportunities available on eBay • Setting up a secure seller’s account • Pricing strategies • Putting together a complete listing • Completing the sale

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Basics of Amazon Selling $119 10/10/2018 - 10/11/2018 2 Session(s) Wed, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Instructor(s): James Daniel An introduction to Amazon and the selling opportunities available for third-party merchants. How to set up a merchant’s account and which type is best for you. How to list and price products on the Amazon platform. List your first item in the class. What products to sell on Amazon and how to find them using different sourcing techniques. How to use Amazon’s fullfillment service and why you should use it.

Preparing for the Expected and the Unexpected! FREE 12/07/2018 1 Session(s) Fri 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Instructor(s): Bright Star Care This workshop will help seniors and or caregivers navigate their way through the various services that are available to them as independent living becomes more difficult. During this workshop, we will use case studies to put a real life spin on how to utilize local resources in your community and what is covered by insurance and what is not.

OLLI Sampler $49 10/01/2018 - 10/29/2018 6 Session(s) Mon 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Instructor(s): TBD Our OLLI Sampler is a combination of course samplings that we offer each year. Courses will include a mixture of computer, fitness, games, history, music, and arts. This course includes admission to five sampler classes and our fall social. The social includes dinner, dancing and live music for all! Bring a friend for only $19!

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