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Course Catalog OLLI@UGA

January through June 2017 Close to Home and Far Away Local history and international affairs carry out the theme of “Close to Home and Far Away” in OLLI@UGA’s spring curriculum. From Stephen Scurry’s discussion of the oppositional relationship of the Creek Indians with UGA’s founding fathers to Paul Butchart’s “Athens Music History Tour,” 15 classes/tours provide insights into local people and places that influence the character of this area. Courses with an international focus, such as Leah Carmichael’s Israel and Its Neighbors and James Reap’s UNESCO World Heritage Program, promote understanding of world events. “I’m really thrilled with the variety we are offering and the contrast between close to home and far away,” says curriculum chair Penny Oldfather. New courses sure to have wide appeal include activities for grandparents and grandchildren, as well as community theater. Grandparents can learn about age-appropriate books, art projects and having fun in Athens with their grandchildren. In addition, a special workshop by Ann Blum, whose book Bugs@Play features puppet plays demonstrating the importance of insects in the natural world, gives children the opportunity to learn about butterflies and create their own puppets. Small material fees are the only costs for participating grandchildren.

Sessions on improvisation are also planned, one involving the “fun and funny” basics and the other on the relevance of improv structures in everyday life. “We would like for people to think of the two classes as a complementary pair,” explains Oldfather. Of special relevance in today’s society is “Operationalizing Diversity: I Care, but What Can I Do?” led by Dr. Dawn BennettAlexander. “It is one thing to believe that discrimination is not a good thing,” Bennett-Alexander says. “It is quite another to understand how one should go about addressing the issue. Many people of good will simply may not know what they can do to be more inclusive of those not like themselves or even understand that there may be an issue. Operationalizing diversity and inclusion addresses ways in which we, as individuals, as well as organizations can turn our good intentions into action.” “A good crop” is how Penny Oldfather describes the spring curriculum with some 180 courses in about 24 categories. She adds that “the Athens community is blessed with an abundance of people who have knowledge and world class expertise in many areas and who are incredibly generous in teaching in our vibrant OLLI curriculum.”

Town and Gown is offering a tour of Athens Community Theater led by Rick Rose and a class featuring T&G members performing and discussing how actors portray emotion.

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“We hope that this session will inform the participants about the role of drama as a very special form of storytelling,” explains John Olive, who is one of the actors involved. “We also hope that it will encourage the participants to return to Town and Gown to experience our productions at a deeper level, appreciating not only the performances of the actors but the whole experience of the story that the production is telling.”

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Online Registration Guide

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Luncheon Programs

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Course listing by Category

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Alphabetic listing of presenters

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Local theater is important, Olive says, not only for people with a passion for acting, directing or backstage work but because it provides “our community with artistic, dramatic and enjoyable experiences at affordable prices on a regular basis.”

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Monthly Calendar with courses

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Special Interest Groups

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Course Catalog January - June 2017 SAVE THE DATES December 1-7: December 12: January 5: January 11: January 16: February 3: March 4: April 30: May 29:

Facilitator Registration Registration Opens “Please register by” date Parking tags available for pickup at the office OLLI offices closed OLLI Bash: Activity Fair New Member Orientation Class Proposals due for Fall 2017 OLLI offices closed

Listserv announcements, website updates and social media will contain current information. Details, such as time and location will be provided in advance. This information is current as of November 2016. Dates are subject to change.

Reminder: OLLI Course Registration and Cancellation Policies • If you know you cannot attend a class please notify the OLLI office. To receive a refund, you must notify the office ten days prior to the first class meeting. You can now submit your cancellation request online using the form located under the Forms and Resources menu. • You can register for a course at the last minute, but be sure to check with the OLLI office before attending. Some classes have waitlists and those on the waitlist receive priority. • Class facilitators are not required to send reminders about classes to those registered, so be sure to note the dates and times of your classes on your personal calendar. • OLLI@UGA does not pro-rate its class fees. You will be charged for all sessions of a class regardless of how many you attend. • Waitlisted classes are paid for at the time of registration. It is to your benefit to get onto the waitlist if possible. The office routinely works to secure additional seating, larger venues, or additional sessions. The right of first refusal is given to those on the waitlist prior to announcing to the membership.

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Online Registration Guide Before registering 1.

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You must be a current, paid-up member to register for classes (“Sessions”). To become a member or renew your membership, go to olli.uga.edu, click the green Join button or the purple Renew button on the left and follow the instructions. After joining or renewing your membership, you will need to Logout and log back in before registering. Before registering, we suggest that you browse the catalog, select your Sessions, and then highlight them in your catalog for quick reference to the start date and times of your classes.

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Go to olli.uga.edu and choose the red OLLI Online button at the top right of the page. Select Register for…: Classes and Luncheons from the menu on the left. Scroll to the bottom of the Event Details page. Register for the curriculum event by clicking Register for this event Enter your email and password and Sign in. Click Next until you get to the page Selecting Your Classes (“Sessions”). Search for your desired Sessions by Name (pick one full word from the title for best results) and select them by placing a check in the box to the left of the title. To continue adding Sessions, simply replace the text in the search field with a full word from the title of your next selection. After you have finished selecting all of your Sessions, click Next. If a session is full, there will be a check mark in the far right waitlist column. If you choose to join the waitlist, you will be charged for the session. If you don’t get into the session, the fee will be refunded as a Credit on Account. Once you have selected all your Sessions, select Next, and then Register Now and follow the Check-out prompts through to the payment screen. Complete your transaction by selecting Purchase Now* If you’re on a public computer (coffee shop, public library…), remember to Logout.

Adding Sessions: (if you have already registered for the Curriculum event) 1. 2. 3. 4.

Go to olli.uga.edu and choose the red OLLI Online button at the top right of the page. Select Register for…: Add’l Classes to Existing Registration from the menu on the left. Locate the Curriculum event and choose Add Sessions on the right. Follow steps 6-10 above.

* Paying with a credit on your account 1. If you have a credit on account (COA) it will be displayed on the Payment page. 2. Check the box and indicate how much of your available credit you’d like to apply. If necessary, adjust the amount to charge your credit card. 3. If your COA will cover the entire amount, select “Pay in full with credit” from the Form of Payment pull-down menu. 4. Look for the phrase “(+partially applied credit)” on your screen once the order is complete to verify that your credit has been applied. The auto-generated email receipt is a payment-in-full receipt. It is not designed to show the breakdown of payment by COA and payment by credit card.

Registration Notes  Mailed in or dropped off registration forms are date-stamped and processed in the order received once registration opens. Registrations will NOT be processed over the phone.  Your membership must be current. If you have not updated your membership you will not see the Curriculum event item listed and you will not be able to register for classes. Once you have updated your membership for the current year, you will need to log out and then log back into the program in order for your membership to sync with the system. 11/2016


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OLLI Course Catalog

Dear OLLI friends: We hope you will find many courses to enjoy in OLLI’s course catalog. As you know, OLLI provides courses to our members for the purpose of education only. All of our instructors have agreed not to advertise or sell to class participants any products or services from which they benefit financially. We hope that OLLI’s policy, in keeping with the University’s conflict-of-interest regulations, will prevent exploitation, intended or unintended. We are delighted that OLLI’s curriculum includes courses offered by accomplished individuals with expertise in arts, scholarly disciplines, health, commerce, and industry. We want to provide a wide-range of excellent courses appealing to OLLI members’ many different interests. Our talented instructors may discuss art they have created, books they have written, industries in which they work, and non-profit organizations in which they participate as long as they do not sell or advertise to the class any products or services from which they benefit financially. OLLI@UGA does not endorse any products or services offered by OLLI instructors or OLLI members. We make every effort to be sure that members do not feel pressured by class instructors to purchase goods or services. On the other hand, there are cases in which the policy blocks our members from opportunities that they would like to have.  The main case in point is book signing. OLLI recruits some excellent authors to teach classes related to books they have written.  Frequently OLLI members choose to purchase those books in preparing for class and would like to have the opportunity for the author to sign them.  Authors are often motivated to teach for OLLI by their hope for more visibility for their books.  Therefore, after consultation with several in OLLI’s leadership, the following Curriculum Committee policy has been adopted: Authors will make no attempt to sell books to students in their classes and no books will be sold to OLLI class members by the authors during the class.   However, as part of OLLI classes, authors can sign books that have been previously purchased and brought to class by OLLI members. Authors can be notified of this option when they are recruited to teach and OLLI members will be informed of this opportunity.    This policy encourages authors’ interest in teaching for OLLI and allows our members to purchase books they are exposed to in OLLI classes, without pressure. Please continue to share your opinions on the courses you take. Your feedback will help the Curriculum Committee recruit courses to your liking in the future.

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Luncheon Programs All programs begin at 12 noon

Talmage Terrace

River’s Crossing – Brown Bag Lunch

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 How We Watch Movies: Brain Scans, Movie Trailers, & Emotion Richard Neupert

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Submit it! Understanding Juried Shows and Arts Exhibit Opportunities Didi Dunphy

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Poet Laureate Judson Mitcham Speaks of Poetry Judson Mitcham Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Exploring the Life of an Opera Singer Frederick Burchinal

Trumps Catering Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Neanderthals in You: More News from Our Genome Bob Ivarie Tuesday, February 21, 2017 The American Songbook (1920-1979): A Little Talk & Live Music Roy Martin Tuesday March 21, 2017 Mary Lincoln’s Rebel Relations Stephen Berry Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Dancing with Kings: The History, Traditions and Styles of Theatrical Dance Lisa Fusillo

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Care and Feeding of the Great Highland Bagpipe Henry Frantz Wednesdays, February 1, 15, 22, 2017 Road Less Traveled: International Politics, Culture and Society in Eastern Europe and Asia Rusty Brooks Monday, March 6, 2017 Tales from the Garden: A Magical Journey Dr. Allan Armitage Friday, March 24, 2017 Mental Illness and the Legal System: We Need a Better Way Anna Scheyett Friday, May 5, 2017 Fiber-Art-Community: Creating Art with Wool Andrea Wellnitz Tuesday & Thursday, May 9 and 11, 2017 Flashing: The Secret Life of Fireflies Kathrin Stanger-Hall

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Course Listing by Category Aging

Cognitive Vitality: Lifestyle Strategies of Successful Agers Driving and Aging: Function, Not Age, Is the Issue! Refire! Don’t Retire: Book Discussion

Animal Kingdom

Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies to Your Yard Dogs: Transforming Undesirable Behavior Flashing: The Secret Life of Fireflies Pet Health: Vaccinations, Pesticides, and Auto-immune Diseases Red Wolves: Ecology and Conservation Southeastern Coyotes: Ecology and Management World of Bats!

Arts

Architecture in Athens: Then and Now Drama as a Way of Telling a Story Drawing Fundamentals for All OLLI Members Female Abstract Artists: Don’t Forget the Women Fiber-Art-Community: Creating Art with Wool Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Last Muse Submit it! Understanding Juried Shows and Arts Exhibit Opportunities Theatrical Design & Designers of the Music Halls of Paris Traditional Mayan Textiles of Guatemala Wood Art at OCAF Zen and the Art of Chinese Calligraphy

Beyond our Borders

Australia: A Travel-Free Exploration France sans Paris Islam and Arab Culture in Athens and Beyond

Computers & Technology

Go Digital with Athens Regional Library MOOCs: Online Courses For Mature Learners

Ecology

America’s Energy Needs: What Will Be Left for Future Generations? Charles Darwin and Evolution Climate Change and the Great Turning Coastal Processes and Conservation: What Will Be Left for Future Generations? Global Sustainability: A City’s Energy-Based Role Global Warming: Hoax or Reality? Recycling From a Georgia Industry Perspective

Field Trips & Tours

Athens Music History Tour Bear Hollow Zoo Tour: Mission and Volunteer Opportunities Beech Haven Hiking Tour Behind the Scenes: How Theatre Magic Is Made Brickyard Bamboozlement at Sandy Creek Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall Sports Museum Tour Caterpillar Manufacturing Facility Visit Get to Know Winterville’s Carter-Coile Country Doctors Museum Historic UGA North Campus: A Walking Tour Our Community in Partnership with the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia

Plants, People, and Medicine: Tour of the Herb & Physic Garden Sanford Stadium Up Close: A Tour Tiny Houses Tour of a Conservation Easement UGA Main Library Tour & Orientation UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital Tour

Fitness

Golf Swing Fitness Hatha Yoga: Basic Practice It’s As Easy As Riding a Bike: The How and Why Tai Chi Easy: Introduction TaijiFit: Another Form of Tai Chi

Food & Beverage

Costa Rican Cuisine: Traditional Dishes How to “Meal Prep” for the Week Organic? Eating and Growing: What Does It Mean? Pasta 101 Pastry 101 (Savory & Sweet): An Introduction Vegetable Production: Moving Away From and Inching Back to Locally Sourced Foods

Government & Politics

Current Affairs Emergency Medical Responders: The Work of Fire Fighters and First Responders Foreign Policy for Business Impact of New Technologies on Press Freedom Road Less Traveled: International Politics, Culture, and Society in Eastern Europe and Asia Why in the World Be a Delegate to a Political Convention?!!!: The 2016 DNC Women and Gender Justice in International Courts World Heritage / Our Heritage

Health

AU/UGA Medical Partnership Simulated Patient Volunteer Program Eating Your Way to a Healthier You and a Healthier Planet Food as Medicine: Naturopathic Musings on Eating Well in the 21st Century Footcare - Advanced Hearing Health for 2017 Hearing Loss: Why DOES Everyone Mumble? Nonprescription Medications: Navigating the OTC Aisle Oh My Aging Brain! Optimize Your Dental Health Sleep Apnea: Trauma-Based Central Nervous System Apnea Can Be Resolved The Magnificent Egg: The Founding of AviGenics/SynGeva Zika: Environmental Variation’s Role in Transmission and Control

Historical Perspective

Athens’ Untold Story of the First Monoplane to Fly in the United States Beech Haven: A Hidden Arts and Crafts Landscape in Athens Borderland Warfare in Revolutionary Georgia: The Oconee War 1771- 1796


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Celebrating Women’s History Month Chautauqua: An American Narrative -- The Arts, Religion, Education, and Recreation China: A Century of Continuing Revolutions Coming Clean: Personal Hygiene and Community Sanitation in History Confederate Treasury Gold at the War’s End Frank’s Nightmare: The Story of a B-17 and Its Sole Survivor If These Walls Could Talk: Behind the Doors of UGA’s Historic Buildings Israel & Its Neighbors: Understanding a Seemingly Intractable Conflict John Wilkes Booth’s One-Eyed Horse Mary E. Surratt and Lincoln’s Assassination Oconee Hill Cemetery: A Visit to a Victorian Natural Landscape Cemetery Slavery at the University of Georgia UGA Through the Centuries What Happened to the Spanish Armada?

Hobbies

Amateur Radio 101: When All Else Fails, Ham Radio Works! Amateur Radio In-Depth: From Licensing to Worldwide Talking Art of Ikebana Flower Arranging Creating Picturebooks Essential Oils: An Introduction with Make & Take Project Find and Market Collectible Books Golf: An Introduction To The Game

Literature & Writing

50 Shades of Memoir: OK One Odd Shade All About the Writing: An Author’s Journey into Fiction Critical Reading: Short Stories Faulkner’s Light in August: Sex, Religion, Race, and Identity Flannery O’Connor’s Wise Blood Great Book Selections Jane Austen’s Persuasion Medieval Mysteries: Ellis Peters’ Cadfael Persona Poems: A Reading and Talk Stephen King: More Than Just Horror Writing Your Dreams: Historical and Romance Fiction

Luncheon

Dancing with Kings: A Lecture-Demonstration of the History, Traditions and Styles of Theatrical Dance Exploring the Life of an Opera Singer How We Watch Movies: Brain Scans, Movie Trailers, & Emotion Mary Lincoln’s Rebel Relations Neanderthals in You: More News from Our Genome Poet Laureate Judson Mitcham Speaks of Poetry The American Songbook (1920-1979): A Little Talk & Live Music

Music

Beginning Songwriting Care and Feeding of the Great Highland Bagpipe Let’s Dance: Intro to Carolina Shag

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ABCs of Decorating: Helpful Hints Beginning Bridge II: Learn to Play With Confidence! Beginning Genealogy Creativity and the Ten Minute Muse FamilySearch.org Research Wiki: A Researcher’s BFF FamilySearch.org: The FREE Genealogy Powerhouse GALILEO for Genealogy Grandchildren: Fun Art Activities for their Mental Growth

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Grandchildren: Making Memories Together Improv: Fun AND Funny Improv: Spontaneity, Structure, and Improvisation Shamanic Practices: An Introduction Tastes of The Past: Memoirs From Your Family Recipes The Play’s the Thing to Learn About Insects With Your Grandchild Tribal Odyssey Belly Dance

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Insurance 101: Your Home and Auto Insurance Policies Investment Roundtable Leave It, Move It, Roll It: Know Your Retirement Options Making the Most of Social Security: Retirement Strategies Managing Finances in Retirement Working with Your Financial Professional

Plant Kingdom

Basics of Drip Irrigation Commonsense Gardening: A Tour Container Gardening: Flowers! Designing a Pollinator Garden Great Gardens of the World Seed Saving for the Home Gardener Seed Starting for the Home Gardener Soil Biology and Ecology Spring Wildflowers of Georgia Still More Plant Stories: Delightful, Delicious, and Deadly Tales from the Garden: A Magical Journey Totally Tomatoes: From Your Garden! Your Backyard: What Should You Plant?

Reflections

Growing Up in East-Central Europe during World War II Loving Him Away: A Caregiver’s Journey Paris: My Home During the German Occupation, 1939-45

Religion & Philosophy

Buddhism: An Introduction Making of a Religious Evolutionist Philosophy: A Brief Introduction

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Comets and Asteroids Cosmology Georgia Sea Grant College Program: Science Serving Our Coast LepNet: Digitizing 2.1 Million Specimen Records of Butterflies & Moths Natural History of Iceland: Land of Fire, Ice, and Abundant Birdlife

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An Honorable Profession: The Rise and Fall of the Vietnam Generation of Army Officers Conflict Transformation: An Introduction How Great Leaders Lead Making Ends Meet Mental Illness and the Legal System: We Need a Better Way Operationalizing Diversity: I Care, But What Do I Do? Real/LEDGE Goes to Honduras White Trash, Rednecks, Hillbillies: Historical Perspectives on White American Underclass


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Alphabetic Listing of Presenters Abbott Agner Alberts Aldridge

Creativity and the Ten Minute Muse Drawing Fundamentals for All OLLI Members What Happened to the Spanish Armada? Athens’s Untold Story of the First Monoplane to Fly in the United States Allen Real/LEDGE Goes to Honduras Amer Islam and Arab Culture in Athens and Beyond Armitage Commonsense Gardening: A Tour Armitage Great Gardens of the World Armitage Tales From The Garden: A Magical Journey Arnold Making of a Religious Evolutionist Balsamo Chautauqua: An American Narrative – The Arts, Religion, Education, and Recreation Balsamo Refire! Don’t Retire Book Discussion Barret Loving Him Away: A Caregiver’s Journey Barrow Managing Finances in Retirement Barstow Charles Darwin and Evolution Barton Female Abstract Artists: Don’t Forget the Women Bath, J Tour of a Conservation Easement Bath, N Tour of a Conservation Easement Bayless Dogs: Transforming Undesirable Behavior Behl Georgia Sea Grant College Program: Science Serving Our Coast Bennett-Alexander Operationalizing Diversity: I Care, But What Do I Do? Bennett-Alexander Why in the World Be a Delegate to a Political Convention?!!!: The 2016 DNC Berry Mary Lincoln’s Rebel Relations Blane Eating Your Way to a Healthier You and a Healthier Planet Blum The Play’s the Thing to Learn About Insects With Your Grandchild Boney, F Paris: My Home during the German Occupation, 1939-45 Boney, N UGA Through the Centuries Bouldin Investment Roundtable Brewer Writing Your Dreams: Historical and Romance Fiction Brooks Road Less Traveled: International Politics, Culture and Society in Eastern Europe and Asia Brown Brickyard Bamboozlement at Sandy Creek Bruce Grandchildren: Making Memories Together Bullock Art of Ikebana Flower Arranging Burchinal Exploring the Life of an Opera Singer Burton Philosophy: A Brief Introduction Butchart Athens Music History with Paul Butchart Butts Plants, People, and Medicine: Tour of the Herb & Physic Garden Campbell Jane Austen’s Persuasion Campbell Medieval Mysteries: Ellis Peters’ Cadfael Carmichael Israel & Its Neighbors: Understanding a Seemingly Intractable Conflict Carter, La Beginning Genealogy Carter, La FamilySearch.org Research Wiki: A Researcher’s BFF Carter, La FamilySearch.org: the FREE Genealogy Powerhouse Carter, La GALILEO for Genealogy Carter, Li Current Affairs Castleberry Persona Poems: A Reading and Talk Chafin Spring Wildflowers of Georgia Chastain Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies to Your Yard Chastain Container Gardening: Flowers! Christian Managing Finances in Retirement

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Vegetable Production: Moving Away From and Inching Back to Locally Sourced Foods Frank’s Nightmare: The Story of a B-17 Shot Down over Germany and Its Sole Survivor Stephen King: More Than Just Horror Let’s Dance: Intro to Carolina Shag America’s Energy Needs: What Will Be Left for Future Generations? Coastal Processes and Conservation: What Will Be Left for Future Generations? Nonprescription Medications: Navigating the OTC Aisle Historic UGA North Campus: A Walking Tour If These Walls Could Talk: Behind the Doors of UGA’s Historic Buildings Footcare: Advanced An Honorable Profession: The Rise and Fall of the Vietnam Generation of Army Officers Pet Health: Vaccinations, Pesticides, and Auto-immune Diseases Sleep Apnea: Trauma-Based Central Nervous System Apnea Can Be Resolved Designing a Pollinator Garden Submit it! Understanding Juried Shows and Other Arts Exhibit Opportunities Optimize Your Dental Health Australia: A Travel-Free Exploration The American Songbook (1920-1979): A Little Talk & Live Music Climate Change and the Great Turning Eating Your Way to a Healthier You and a Healthier Planet Global Warming: Hoax or Reality? Investment Roundtable Working with Your Financial Professional Get to Know Winterville’s Carter-Coile Country Doctors Museum Care and Feeding of the Great Highland Bagpipe Tastes of The Past: Memoirs from Your Family Recipes Dancing with Kings: A Lecture-Demonstration of the History…. Women and Gender Justice in International Courts Real/LEDGE Goes to Honduras Beginning Songwriting Flannery O’Connor’s Wise Blood Current Affairs Go Digital with Athens Regional Library Caterpillar Manufacturing Facility Visit Basics of Drip Irrigation Celebrating Women’s History Month China - A Century of Continuing Revolutions Hearing Health for 2017 Improv: Spontaneity, Structure and Improvisation Tiny Houses Get to Know Winterville’s Carter-Coile Country Doctors Museum The Magnificent Egg: The Founding of AviGenics/SynGeva Growing Up in East-Central Europe during World War II Pasta 101 Pastry 101 (Savory & Sweet): An Introduction


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Buddhism: An Introduction Food as Medicine: Naturopathic Musings on Eating Well in the 21st Century Herrin Amateur Radio 101: When All Else Fails, Ham Radio Works! Herrin Amateur Radio In-Depth: From Licensing to Worldwide Talking HillyardPannell Theatrical Design & Designers of the Music Halls of Paris Hinton Red Wolves: Ecology and Conservation Hinton Southeastern Coyotes: Ecology and Management Holt Making Ends Meet Hribal Go Digital with Athens Regional Library Ingram Foreign Policy for Business Ivarie Neanderthals in You: More News from Our Genome Ivarie The Magnificent Egg: The Founding of AviGenics/SynGeva Janssen Recycling From a Georgia Industry Perspective Kaplan Hearing Loss: Why DOES Everyone Mumble? Kay-Williams Tribal Odyssey Belly Dance Kennedy AU/UGA Medical Partnership Simulated Patient Volunteer Program Knauft Organic? Eating and Growing – What Does It Mean? Knauft Still More Plant Stories: Delightful, Delicious, and Deadly Knauft Your Backyard: What Should You Plant? Kuhnert How Great Leaders Lead Kuykendall Beech Haven Hiking Tour Kuykendall Beech Haven: A Hidden Arts and Crafts Landscape in Athens Kvapil Bear Hollow Zoo Tour: Mission and Volunteer Opportunities Lash Conflict Transformation: An Introduction Lear World of Bats! Lewis Traditional Mayan Textiles of Guatemala Lineberger Architecture in Athens: Then and Now Loughner Great Books Lowe Faulkner’s Light in August: Sex, Religion, Race, and Identity Luckey Emergency Medical Responders: The Work of Fire Fighters and First Responders Luken UGA Main Library Tour & Orientation Magnani Cosmology Malone Real/LEDGE Goes to Honduras Marshall, C Oconee Hill Cemetery: A Visit to a Victorian Natural Landscape Cemetery Marshall, J White Trash, Rednecks, and Hillbillies: Historical Perspectives on the White American Underclass Martin The American Songbook (1920-1979): A Little Talk & Live Music Maxey Find and Market Collectible Books McGinty 50 Shades of Memoir: OK One Odd Shade McHugh LepNet: Digitizing 2.1 Million Specimen Records of Butterflies and Moths McKillip The American Songbook (1920-1979): A Little Talk & Live Music McKinney Leave It, Move It, Roll It: Know Your Retirement Options McMurry Coming Clean: Personal Hygiene and Community Sanitation in History Mitcham Poet Laureate Judson Mitcham Speaks of Poetry Mowbray Brickyard Bamboozlement at Sandy Creek Murdock Zika: Environmental Variation’s Role Transmission and Control Nesbit Slavery at the University of Georgia Neupert How We Watch Movies: Brain Scans, Movie Trailers, & Emotion Nikolaides Improv: Spontaneity, Structure and Improvisation Nourparvar Golf Swing Fitness Odil Shamanic Practices - An Introduction Olive Drama as a Way of Telling a Story

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Hatha Yoga: Basic Practice Natural History of Iceland: Land of Fire, Ice, and Abundant Birdlife Peterson Golf: An Introduction To The Game Pierce, R France sans Paris Pierce, S France sans Paris Pierson Zen and the Art of Chinese Calligraphy Porras Costa Rican Cuisine: Traditional Dishes Powers AU/UGA Medical Partnership Simulated Patient Volunteer Program Reap World Heritage / Our Heritage Reed Improv: Fun and Funny Reeves MOOCs: Online Courses for Mature Learners Renzi-Hammond Cognitive Vitality: Lifestyle Strategies of Successful Agers Rice UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital Tour Robinson Critical Reading: Short Stories Rose Behind the Scenes: How Theatre Magic Is Made Rowland Beech Haven Hiking Tour Rowland Beech Haven: A Hidden Arts and Crafts Landscape in Athens Royer Making the Most of Social Security – Retirement Strategies Scheyett Mental Illness and the Legal System: We Need a Better Way Schramski Global Sustainability: A City’s Energy-Based Role Schuff ABCs of Decorating: Helpful Hints Scurry Borderland Warfare in Revolutionary Georgia: The Oconee War 1771 -1796 Sherman It’s As Easy As Riding a Bike: The How and Why Simpson, G Insurance 101: Your Home and Auto Insurance Policies Simpson, M TaijiFit: Another Form of Tai Chi Smith Creating Picturebooks Staff Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall Sports Museum Tour Staff Sanford Stadium Up Close: A Tour Stanger-Hall Flashing: The Secret Life of Fireflies Taylor Our Community in Partnership with the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia Tedrow Seed Saving for the Home Gardener Tedrow Seed Starting for the Home Gardener Tedrow Totally Tomatoes: From Your Garden! Tesser Wood Art at OCAF Toddy Drama as a Way of Telling a Story Udell Golf: An Introduction To The Game Vance All about the Writing: An Author’s Journey Into Fiction Vlad Impact of New Technologies on Press Freedom Wagner Beginning Bridge II: Learn to Play with Confidence! Wallace Soil Biology and Ecology Waters, M Confederate Treasury Gold at the War’s End Waters, M John Wilkes Booth’s One-Eyed Horse Waters, M Mary E. Surratt and Lincoln’s Assassination Waters, R Amateur Radio 101: When All Else Fails, Ham Radio Works! Waters, R Amateur Radio In-Depth: From Licensing to Worldwide Talking Wellnitz Fiber-Art-Community: Creating Art with Wool Wenner Comets and Asteroids Whipple How to “Meal Prep” for the Week Whitlock Brickyard Bamboozlement at Sandy Creek Williams Grandchildren: Fun Art Activities for Mental Growth Williams Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Last Muse Winger Critical Reading: Short Stories Wittenberg Tai Chi Easy:Introduction B Wright Go Digital with Athens Regional Library Young Driving and Aging: Function, Not Age, Is the Issue! Young Oh My Aging Brain! Ziegler-Gorman Essential Oils: An Introduction with Make & Take Project


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Alphabetic Course Listing with Descriptions 50 Shades of Memoir: OK One Odd Shade Tuesday, March 7, 2017 2:30 - 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $10

Are you burning to dramatize aspects of your life on paper, without spilling too many family beans? Donna will share why and how she developed Girl in a Foxhole as fictionalized memoir, combining strong childhood memories of World War II with flights of imagination. Donna McGinty earned degrees from Agnes Scott College and UGA. In retirement, she plunged into fiction writing and now has two books on Amazon: Habitat for Murder (a cozy mystery) and Girl in a Foxhole (a coming of age story set in World War II). ________________________________

ABCs of Decorating: Helpful Hints Monday, March 6, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Through pictures the presenter will talk about color selection, selection of furniture and accessories, and how to prioritize your “re-do” for maximum impact. Caprice will also talk about the basics, from hanging pictures to accessorizing your bookcases and arranging your furniture. During Q&A she will try to expand on participants’ special interests. Caprice Cannon Schuff is a residential Interior Designer born and raised in Georgia. She graduated from the College of Charleston with a studio art degree. She also has an Associate’s Degree in Interior Design. In 2000 she established her own design firm known as Caprice Cannon Interiors. One can view her work on Instagram and Facebook. For sixteen years Caprice has been providing her clients with furniture, fabrics, accessories, artwork, and construction specifications. ________________________________

All About the Writing: An Author’s Journey into Fiction Wednesday, January 18, 2017 9:00 - 10:15 AM River’s Crossing $10

Enjoy a presentation with a follow-up Q&A by a former UGA Professor of Literature who in retirement has begun a new career as a novelist. John Vance will discuss the relationship between scholarly and fiction writing; the process of writing novels and the submission of them for publication; the inspiration for and influences on various novels; and the joy and rewards of writing fiction post-retirement. During his career as Professor of English at the University of Georgia, John Vance was the author of six books and numerous articles devoted to literary criticism and biography. He also began indulging his love of theater as an

actor, director, producer, and playwright, with forty plays to his credit. Now he has turned exclusively to fiction and has four of his novels published, with five more forthcoming in 2016 and 2017. ________________________________

Amateur Radio 101: When All Else Fails, Ham Radio Works! Friday, January 27, 2017 1:00 – 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $10

In 2005, one of the few systems that did not fail during Hurricane Katrina was the amateur (ham) radio network of licensed volunteers, who helped direct rescuers when power and all communications networks were out. Did you know you can send emails by ham radio like shortwave without using the internet? This course provides an overview of ham radio, with licensing, radio choices and operations, and the many activities associated with it discussed. Equipment will be shown and explained as well as demonstrated. After all, if all ‘modern’ communications go out, who will you talk with? Hams! (if you are one of them…) Bob Herrin was first FCC-licensed in 1994. He currently holds the extra class license for amateur radio. He is past president of the Athens radio club and participates in public emergency radio services. Rick Waters is a new ham radio general class licensee and uses new-found skills and equipment to volunteer in radio operations at UGA games and 5k races, which Bob Herrin organizes. Both Bob and Rick are members of the amateur radio emergency service (ARES). ________________________________

Amateur Radio In-Depth: From Licensing to Worldwide Talking Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 21, 23, 28, 2017 1:00 - 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $21

Amateur (ham) radio is mysterious to most people. This course explains in-depth how it works and why it is so important in this modern era, especially surviving a catastrophic total communications loss. Topics also include discussions on how it is used socially and in emergencies, types of communications (talk, digital email and texts, and more), local volunteer activities for licensed operators, becoming licensed, and much more. Participants can elect to attend the third “ham cram” session and prepare to become FCC-licensed amateur radio operators at the April 4, 2017 testing in Athens at the local radio club meeting. Bob Herrin was first FCC-licensed in 1994. He currently holds the extra class license for amateur radio. He is past president of the Athens radio club and participates in public emergency radio services. Rick Waters is a new ham radio general class licensee and uses new-found skills and equipment to volunteer in radio operations at UGA games and 5k races, which Bob Herrin organizes. Both Bob and Rick are members of the amateur radio emergency service (ARES). ________________________________


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America’s Energy Needs: What Will Be Left for Future Generations?

GA. The class will begin with the Church-Waddel-Brumby house (the oldest residence in Athens) and will explore today’s architecture as well. The instructor will project photographs of each building and provide a handout concerning each one. He will also provide instructions for a driving tour of Athens buildings that class members can use to see each one. This class is limited to 15 participants.

The United States socioeconomic structure has existed for more than a century on abundant and cheap energy. That era is rapidly coming to end and Americans soon are going to face difficult decisions regarding lifestyle and consumption. This course will provide a comprehensive review of present and potential future energy options. Class sessions will cut through political and corporate rhetoric and focus on basic scientific and economic facts. Topics to be covered will include the mode of geological formation, exploration, production and reserves (domestic and global) of non-renewable fossil fuels (petroleum and coal). We will also discuss the challenges of fracking, nuclear energy, and renewal sources.

James Lineberger has master’s degrees in art history and special education from UGA. Before retirement he taught Special Ed and English as a Second Language in several Georgia counties. He also worked at the Georgia Department of Education and spent eight years in education and training at the Boeing Company in Atlanta and Seattle. Architecture has been a favorite topic of interest for Lineberger since he was in the seventh grade.

Monday through Friday, April 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $30

David Dallmeyer is Emeritus Professor of Geology at UGA. His teaching and research focused on the processes and chronology of mountain building and plate tectonics with fieldwork on all continents. He organized several research expeditions in cooperation with the U.S. Antarctic Research Program and also has directed research programs in the British Isles, West Africa, China, the Andes of Chile and Peru, and elsewhere. David is a frequent OLLI-UGA instructor and has organized more than twenty associated field excursions. ________________________________

An Honorable Profession: The Rise and Fall of the Vietnam Generation of Army Officers Monday, March 6, 2017 1:00 - 2: 15 PM River’s Crossing $10

During the Vietnam War (1962-1973), thousands of young American men and women fulfilled their military obligation through service as junior officers in the Armed Forces. A small percentage chose to remain in the military beyond their obligation period. An even smaller number remained and achieved considerable success as career officers. This presentation is based on interviews with sixty-eight Army officers who entered active duty during the Vietnam War and rose to the rank of general officer. The greatest success of this generation of officers occurred in the early 1990s with the fall of the Soviet Union and the victory over the forces of Saddam Hussein during the Gulf War. But this success was quickly followed by the calamitous deployment to Somalia in 1993 and the long, bloody wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. James J. Dowd is an Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Georgia, having taught at UGA from 1977 until his retirement in 2015. In 1976, he received a PhD in sociology, with a specialty in social gerontology, from the University of Southern California. Dowd also served with the U.S. Army both on active duty and in the Reserves from 1968 until 1996. His principal research interests are in the areas of aging, military organizations, and Hollywood film. ________________________________

Architecture in Athens: Then and Now Fridays, January 20, 27; February 3, 2017   9:00 – 11:00 AM River’s Crossing $21

This course will examine prominent examples of architecture in Athens,

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Art of Ikebana Flower Arranging Tuesday, April 25, 2017 1:00 - 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $22

After a brief thirty-minute introduction of the history of Japanese flower arranging, participants will experience a hands-on workshop arranging a low bowl Hana Isho consisting of seasonal fresh flowers and greenery, and learn how the Oharo School emphasizes seasonal qualities, natural growth processes, and the beauty of natural environments. The presenter will provide a kenzan (a metal pin-point flower holder) for each student to use when practicing the arrangement. Students can bring their own kenzan (3” round) or purchase one from the instructor should they wish to take home a completed arrangement. The cost of the class includes supplies that participants will leave with regardless of the purchase of a kenzan. This class is limited to 10 participants. Alice Bullock, Third Term Master of the Oharo School of Ikebana, has been studying for twenty years with Sensei Betty Taylor, Grand Master of the Oharo School of Ikebana, who resides in the Washington, DC area. Alice has attended numerous Ikebana seminars conducted throughout the United States. These seminars have been taught by Japanese professors of Ikebana and by Grand Masters of Ikebana living in the United States. ________________________________

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Athens Music History Tour - A Thursday, April 6, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Off Site $33

Athens Music History Tour - B Thursday, April 13, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Off Site $33

Both tours are the same; please register for just one tour. Each tour is limited to 17 participants. Aboard the Classic City Tour bus, Athens music historian Paul Butchart shares first hand tales from back in the day and other evidence that Athens had music in its veins from its very beginning. Paul is a raconteur of the burgeoning ‘Art Rocks’ scene, where art and music merged to grow bands like the B-52s, REM, and Pylon. The tour will explore the sights and sounds that cultivated our rich musical heritage. This combination walking and bus tour will cover Downtown, a visit to Wuxtry Records - celebrating 40 years, current and former music venues, the Steeple, Nuci’s Space, and the REM Trestle, among other stops. As Athens’ official music historian, Paul Butchart was an integral part of the music scene in the late 1970’s through the 1980’s and beyond. His own band - The Side Effects - was the opening band for REM’s first show at the Old St. Mary’s Church on Oconee Street. As a relentless researcher, Paul never stops seeking information about Athens’ music from the early days of the 1820’s through today. ________________________________

Athens’ Untold Story of the First Monoplane to Fly in the United States Friday, February 10, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

The first flight of an airplane in Georgia took place in Athens. But for more than one hundred years the story has not been told correctly. The traditional year given for this flight, 1907, is not correct; the plane identified as the first to fly never got off the ground; and Ben Epps is incorrectly credited, solely, with achieving this feat. Based on To Lasso the Clouds, this class sets the historical record straight and reveals how Dan Aldridge was able to find this lost information and establish for the first time that this flight was the first flight of a monoplane in the United States. Dan Aldridge currently resides in Winterville, Georgia. He has a BS in Commerce from the University of Virginia and a JD from the University of Georgia. He is the award winning author of To Lasso the Clouds, The Beginning of Aviation in Georgia (Mercer University Press, 2016), which received the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council’s 2016 Excellence in Documenting Georgia History Award. ________________________________

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Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies to Your Yard Thursday, February 2, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Remember that feeling you had as a child when you saw the first hummingbird of the season? Or being in your grandmother’s garden and seeing the butterflies fluttering from flower to flower? Hummingbirds and butterflies can capture our attention and imagination for hours. Learn simple things you can do to attract more of them to your yard for summer-long enjoyment. This class takes you into their feeding habits, nesting preferences, reproduction and over-wintering. Implementing a few simple changes will bring both back to your yard year after year. Originally from Davenport, Iowa, Bonnie Jo Chastain has lived in Athens for forty-five years. She completed the UGA Extension Athens Area Master Gardener Program in 2013. As a Master Gardener Extension Volunteer, Bonnie specializes in giving presentations to civic groups and organizations to improve their skills in gardening. ________________________________

AU/UGA Medical Partnership Simulated Patient Volunteer Program Wednesday, February 15, 2017 9:00 - 10:15 AM Off Site $8

Learn about a volunteer opportunity as well as about the medical students attending the AU/UGA Medical Partnership who study the art of doctoring through the Clinical Skills Program, which emphasizes the importance of communication, professionalism, history-taking, and physical examination. The Athens campus teaches clinical skills using a blend of learning activities with a focus on patient interaction. Ten small group classrooms are designed and equipped to video-record visits between students and Simulated Patient Volunteers. Faculty in a nearby room can monitor the encounters and provide feedback to students in order to improve their communication and other skills. Tina Powers has worked for the Medical Partnership between UGA and the Medical College of GA at Augusta University since 2009. She supports the ECM 1 and 2 course directors, builds and monitors course and grade content, prepares and assists with the Simulated Patient Volunteer Program, and serves as a purchaser for the department. Cheryl Kennedy works directly with the ECM course directors to carry out the academic calendars for ECM 1 and 2, plans and implements course events based on goals set by Curriculum, and collaborates with local hospitals to coordinate student educational events. She manages the Simulated Patient Volunteer Program, which includes recruiting and training volunteers. ________________________________

Australia: A Travel-Free Exploration Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, February 6, 7, 8, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $21

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hassle of cost and travel. In these sessions you will gain an understanding of Australia’s position in the world, its unique wildlife, and its culture. Together you will learn about aspects of Australian aboriginal life and the weird sports Aussies play. And you will be introduced to and participate in Australia’s unofficial national anthem.

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Peter Edwards is a retired professor of education who has taught and made presentations for adults in the USA and Australia. He believes that adult learning and entertainment is best achieved when there is a balance of careful planning, interesting methods of instruction, and motivational strategies and techniques. Peter has written seven books, and received an EdD from the University of British Columbia, Canada.

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Basics of Drip Irrigation Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

It is possible to maintain a garden even during a drought. Drip irrigation is exempt from most outdoor watering restrictions and is the most efficient way to water a garden. Participants will learn the basics of how to install a small drip irrigation system at your home. You will leave with a basic understanding of drip technology, of how to design a basic system, and of the tools and equipment needed to install a system yourself. Marilyn Hall has been the Water Conservation Coordinator in Athens-Clarke County for seven years. She is responsible for conservation outreach and education, policy and code development and enforcement, Water Loss Program coordination, and drought response, and is the primary public information officer for the Public Utilities Department. She has a master’s degree from Georgia Tech in City Planning. Before starting at ACC she was a consultant specializing in environmental planning, watershed management, and public outreach. ________________________________

Bear Hollow Zoo Tour: Mission and Volunteer Opportunities

Friday, April 21, 2017 9:00 - 11:45 AM Off Site $8

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 9:00 - 11:45 AM Off Site $8 Both tours are the same, please register for just one tour. Each tour is limited to 15 participants. Athens-Clarke County has acquired more than 95 acres of “Beech Haven,” the Rowland family’s historic rustic retreat and Asia-inspired gardens along the Middle Oconee River. Purchased by Charles Rowland II in 1909, Beech Haven is now surrounded by suburban development but remains a secluded natural sanctuary, essentially unchanged since the 1930’s. The site has a long history as an important social and religious gathering place in Athens and, with new public ownership, may once again be a cultural and recreational hub for the community. On this field trip we’ll trace the fascinating history of this place and explore its future. Please note: Beech Haven is not yet open to the general public, and the field trip requires hiking about two miles roundtrip on unmaintained gravel roads and trails. Nat Kuykendall is vice-chair of the Oconee Rivers Greenway Commission and is fascinated with the Beech Haven landscape. Nat moved to Athens with his wife Helen in 2008 after retiring from a park planning career with the National Park Service in park planning. For six years he led the planning division of the NPS Denver Service Center. Lucy Minogue Rowland is the widow of Charles Rowland IV and the keeper of the family’s Beech Haven history. Lucy is a member of the ACC Planning Commission, director of the L.T. Griffith Library at the Georgia Museum of Art, and a professor emerita after thirty-five years with the UGA Science Library. ________________________________

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 1:00 - 2:30 PM Offsite $8

Join the Bear Hollow Zoo Program Specialist for an educational tour of the zoo. We’ll discuss the species on exhibit, the reasons they live at Bear Hollow, and the larger mission of the zoo in general. We’ll also share information about our volunteer opportunities. Join us to learn about a variety of species of local wildlife as well as a variety of ways you can lend a hand and get connected with your local zoo! Location details will be provided to class participants. Jenny Kvapil is the Program Specialist at Bear Hollow Wildlife Trail, one of two full time staff who operate the zoo. She coordinates and delivers education programs for visiting civic and school groups, conducts outreach programs, manages the program for animal collection, trains education volunteers, plans and implements the zoo’s special events, and generally assists with zoo operations. ________________________________

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Beech Haven: A Hidden Arts and Crafts Landscape in Athens Friday, March 10, 2017 2:30 - 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $10

Special request from the presenter: This class is intended for those who cannot participate in the walking tours of Beech Haven, so those that are enrolled for a tour should not also be enrolled for this class. Athens-Clarke County has acquired more than 95 acres of “Beech Haven,” the Rowland family’s historic rustic retreat and Asia-inspired gardens along the Middle Oconee River. Purchased by Charles Rowland II in 1909, Beech Haven is now surrounded by suburban development, but remains a secluded natural sanctuary, essentially unchanged since the 1930’s. The site has a long history as an important social and religious gathering place in Athens and, with new public ownership, may once again be a cultural and recreational hub for the community. In this illustrated presentation we’ll trace the fascinating history of this place and explore its future. Please note: Beech Haven is not yet open to the general public. Nat Kuykendall is vice-chair of the Oconee Rivers Greenway Commission and is fascinated with the Beech Haven landscape. Nat moved to Athens with his wife Helen in 2008 after retiring from a park planning career with the National Park Service in park planning. For six years he led the planning division of the NPS Denver Service Center. Lucy Minogue Rowland is the widow of Charles Rowland IV and the keeper of the family’s Beech Haven history. Lucy is a member of the ACC Planning Commission, director of the L.T. Griffith Library at the Georgia Museum of Art, and a professor emerita after thirty-five years with the UGA Science Library. ________________________________

Beginning Bridge II: Learn to Play With Confidence!

Thursdays, February 2, 9, 16, 23; March 2, 16, 23, 30, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Off Site $40 Do you find yourself saying, “I hope I don’t get any high cards, I want to be the dummy?” Do you play all of your high cards first? Do you think you’ll never “get it.” Beginning Bridge II will help you play a hand with confidence! You will learn how to formulate a plan and how to execute it while learning something through doing. Each two-hour hour lesson will include a set of four pre-dealt hands related to the concepts that have been taught. Debbie Wagner is an American Contract Bridge League Accredited Teacher who has led sessions in homes and duplicate clubs. When she is not playing bridge or traveling, you can find her shelving books at Books Galore, the book store she has owned for 26 years. ________________________________

Beginning Genealogy Thursdays, February 2, 16, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM River’s Crossing $18

After a basic introduction to genealogy methodology, participants will fill out forms to determine what they know and what they do not know, and learn

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about documents and information to assemble before they start. Reading will be assigned prior to the first session, and homework prior to the second session. The second session will be focused on individual strategies based on what is known about families. Laura Carter is a fifth generation Clarke County native. A graduate of the University of Georgia (BA, MEd) and University of South Carolina (MLIS,SLIS), she has worked at the Athens-Clarke County Library from 1974-2012 in several capacities. She is presently semi-retired. Her interests continue to be quality of life in our community and learning about the people, present and past that make Athens-Clarke County such a great place to live. ________________________________

Beginning Songwriting

Thursdays, February 2, 9, 23; March 2, 9, 23, 2017 3:00 - 4:30 PM Off Site $30 If you’ve ever had a tune rattling around in your head or if you’ve found yourself making up songs for your family, you may be a closet songwriter! Explore the rudiments of songwriting and ways in which you can “write down” those melodies. If you sing or play an instrument, so much the better. The goal is to write and perform or record one song by the end of the course. You need not have studied music, but, rather, you feel you have a song in you! Required text for this class: 101 Songwriting Wrongs and How to Right Them: How to Craft and Sell Your Songs (ISBN-13: 9781582974804). Songwriter Don Gnecco came to music late in life, when parenting and career obligations diminished, permitting time for new interests. Don’s award-winning inspirational and upbeat compositions have been performed at weddings and graduations and in schools and churches in New England and Europe. A published songwriter, he and vocalist Sherry Allen have recorded three albums. Piedmont College voice student Lydie Koffi recorded Don’s most recent CD of songs. Don’s day job is as Professor and Dean of Education at Piedmont College in Athens and Demorest. ________________________________

Behind the Scenes: How Theatre Magic Is Made Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Off Site $8

The class will meet at Town and Gown Theater during the day while a production is in development (but not during rehearsal). Following a brief introduction, we will tour and explain the stage and how the scenery works; how actors move on stage; how designers create the setting, lights, and costumes for a production; and how theatre has developed. Participants will be given information about how to participate and/or attend the various theatre groups in the area. Rick Rose has acted, directed, designed, managed, and taught in college and community theatres for more than forty years. He has been involved with local theatre, mainly Town and Gown Players, since 1989. After retiring from UGA as Assistant VP for Student Affairs, he served as Theatre Department Chair at Piedmont College in Demorest for five years, re-retiring in 2009. His latest performance was as “Cooper” in T&G’s “A Month of Sundays” in Spring, 2016. ________________________________


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Borderland Warfare in Revolutionary Georgia: The Oconee War 1771 -1796 Tuesdays, May 2, 9, 16, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $21

In three sessions, Steven Scurry will trace the roots of the Oconee War, the borderland conflict between Georgia and the Muskoegee Creek Nation. The struggle shaped both communities in fundamental ways. Class One covers 1771-1782 - The Great Madness: The Borderlands of Revolution and the Re-evaluation of the Land. Class Two explores 1783-1790 - The Oconee War: Defending the Beloved Land. The final class explains 1791-1796 - Blood for Land: A Speculator’s Game. Steven Scurry is a lifelong student of Southern history. A graduate of the University of Georgia, he has devoted years of research into the borderland conflict between Georgia and the Muskoegee Creek Nation known as the Oconee War. ________________________________

Brickyard Bamboozlement at Sandy Creek Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:30 - 3:00 PM Off Site $8

Discover a hodfull of information and images and an insidious lady inventor at the Sandy Creek Nature Center’s Georgia Brick Company Ruins. Many visitors to Clarke County’s Sandy Creek Nature Center have left fascinated by the extensive ruins of the Georgia Brick Company on the grounds. A recentlydiscovered series of twenty-two professional photographs from 1911 show us how the factory looked in its prime... and led to the discovery of how Mrs. Frances Shaw of Chicago may have conned the Athens and Atlanta business communities. Your presenters offer information about Athens history, today’s Nature Center, and more than a bit of fraud to enliven your tour of the ruins. Elizabeth Whitlock is a retired media specialist currently working part time in the Heritage Room at the Athens-Clarke County Library. A member of the Athens Historical Society, she attended the Georgia Archives Institute several years ago after developing a keen interest in local history and preservation. Kate Mowbray is a naturalist at Sandy Creek Nature Center. She has enjoyed sharing nature with others at SCNC for over ten years. A member of the UGA Libraries faculty since 1979, Steven Brown joined the Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library in 2000. Since semi-retirement in 2008 he has remained at Hargrett as University Archivist Emeritus. He currently serves on the board of the Athens Historical Society as historian.

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on American culture and think about the challenges practitioners face in the 21st century. A long-time resident of Athens, Bill Hayes earned a BA in Biology from Stanford, a PhD in Oceanography from the University of California, San Diego, and an MA in Buddhist Studies from Naropa University. At UGA, he taught with the Honors Science faculty and established the UGA Honors Field Geology Program. He later taught at Naropa University and elsewhere. He retired in 2004 as a Public Service Associate and Education Director of the UGA Marine Extension Service. ________________________________

Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall Sports Museum Tour Tuesday, April 11, 2017 1:00 - 2:15 PM Off Site $8

Members of the UGA Athletic department will guide participants through Heritage Hall. Relive the greatest moments in Georgia sports history, recall favorite UGA athletes, see Herschel Walker’s Heisman trophy and other memorabilia, and keep abreast of current happenings in Bulldog athletics. All Georgia’s sports, both men’s and women’s, are celebrated in this Heritage Museum. This tour is limited to 20 participants. ________________________________

Care and Feeding of the Great Highland Bagpipe Tuesday, January 24, 2017 12:00 - 1:00 PM River’s Crossing $10

In this brown bag lunch program, Henry Frantz will present the history, working, and playing of the Great Highland Bagpipe, with some humor added. Brown baggers are encouraged to bring Haggis if they want. A semi-retired attorney in Decatur, Georgia, Henry Frantz has played bagpipes since he was sixteen years old. He was a founder of the Atlanta Pipe Band in 1970 (band website: atlantapipeband.com) and has taught bagpiping. He currently plays at many churches, weddings, and funerals each year. ________________________________

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Buddhism: An Introduction Mondays, April 3, 10, 24; May 1, 8, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM River’s Crossing $30

In five classes Bill Hayes will place the Buddha and his life story in the Indian culture of 2700 years ago and follow the development of Buddhist thought as the religion spread across Asia. Participants will read selections of original texts defining key concepts such as karma, rebirth, and dependent origination, and will examine the rise of Zen Buddhism in China and Japan. Now that Buddhism has moved to the West, we will try to define its impact

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Caterpillar Manufacturing Facility Visit Wednesday, March 8, 2017 1:00 - 3:00 PM Off Site $8

The class will visit the Athens Caterpillar (BCP) Fabrication and Assembly facility in Athens. The facility, which employs more than 1400, is more than 800,000 square feet and produces mid-sized Caterpillar Dozers and Excavators. Caterpillar, a U.S. based company, relocated to the Athens facility from Japan in 2013 and is one of the largest manufacturing facilities in Athens. The class will learn about Cat and the project that recruited the company. This tour is limited to 20 participants. Susie Haggard is a retired Senior Project Manager for the Georgia Department of Economic Development. She is a Certified Economic Developer, a Certified Economic Development Finance Professional, and a Certified Economic Development Trainer, responsible for more than 300 project locations, 13,000 jobs created, and more than $4.5 billion in investment in a twelve county area in Northeast Georgia over the last 22 years. Susie was a member of the project location team for the Caterpillar project. ________________________________

Celebrating Women’s History Month Wednesday, March 1, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

The class will discuss the history of Women’s History Month and how it is being celebrated nationally and locally. We will also plan a subsequent trip to the exhibition from the Lucy Hargrett Draper collection of women’s suffrage materials in the Special Collections Libraries at UGA.    Sharron Hannon is a writer and editor who spent twenty-five years doing public relations work for the University of Georgia. She is also a student of women’s history and was actively involved in the campaign to pass the Equal Rights Amendment. In the 1980s, she founded and edited the Southern Feminist newsletter.

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Distinguished Teaching Professor in 2008. He still teaches biology part time at UGA. His interests include biology, history of science, and the scholarship of teaching. ________________________________

Chautauqua: An American Narrative -- The Arts, Religion, Education, and Recreation Thursday, February 9, 2017 10:00 - 11:30 AM River’s Crossing $10

Chautauqua: An American Narrative is a one-hour documentary that looks at the contemporary aspects of Chautauqua, the utopian community that is in Chautauqua, New York. The program goes briefly into the history of Chautauqua, the national Chautauqua Movement of the early 19th century, and the historic and cultural importance that Chautauqua once held. But most of the program focuses on what goes on at Chautauqua today, including a tremendous artistic community, spiritual aspects, recreation, and the daily dose of educational/intellectual lectures attended by thousands of people in a large semi-outdoor amphitheater. Voices heard in the program include David McCullough, Sandra Day O’Conner, E.J. Dionne, and many others. Peter Balsamo has more than thirty-five years of experience working in continuing higher education. His experience with the Chautauqua Institution goes back to 1977 when he received a small grant and organized a trip from Tuscaloosa to Chautauqua. Peter earned his PhD at the University of Alabama. Harvey Biskin has taught at the Chautauqua School of Music and spent summers performing with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra. He was education director and timpanist with the San Antonio Symphony. Harvey holds advanced degrees from the Eastman School of Music and Tanglewood. ________________________________

China: A Century of Continuing Revolutions

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, February 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 20, 2017    9:00 – 10:15 AM River’s Crossing $42

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Charles Darwin and Evolution Tuesday, February 14, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

This course is a biography of Charles Darwin and his impact on how humans view their place in nature. We begin with his boyhood in Shrewsbury and then follow him through Edinburgh, Cambridge, the voyage of the Beagle, his marriage to Emma Wedgewood, the move to Downe, the letter from Wallace, and The Origin of Species and its public response. Dr. Barstow will feature his pictures of Down and Down House. The presentation ends with the London Natural History Museum and a look at the evidences of evolution. Discussion on evolution will follow the PowerPoint presentation. William Barstow received his BS (1958) and MS (1961) degrees from the University of Bridgeport; MS (1967) and PhD (1973) degrees from Purdue University. He served in the U.S. Army 1958-1961. Barstow has been teaching biology at the University of Georgia since 1974. He retired as a Josiah Meigs

The main text for this class is the great six-hour PBS series from 1997, China: A Century of Revolution, from 1997. It covers in detail the period from the early 1900’s until the death of Deng Xiaoping with fascinating archival footage from throughout the century. There will be introductory material in each session and time for discussion after each segment. China is a subject of great interest for many of us. These videos, the Chang and Osnos books below (both terrific reads), and additional class material should enhance your interest and perhaps fill in gaps you may have about China’s turbulent twentieth century. Though not required, the presenter suggests Wild Swans (ISBN 978-0743246989) and Age of Ambition (ISBN 978-1491581445). Ian Hardin has visited China frequently since 1988 and will be there this year. Most of the time these are either lecture tours about his research (polymer and fiber chemistry) or keynote addresses to scientific conferences. He does not regard himself as a China expert, but he does stay up to date on this hobby, and usually has two or three books on China on his annual Top Ten Books read list included in his Christmas letter. ________________________________


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Climate Change and the Great Turning Wednesdays, May 10 and 17, 2017 2:30 - 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $18

The “Great Turning” is environmental activist Joanna Macy’s name for the essential adventure of our time: the shift from the industrial growth society to a life-sustaining civilization. After decades of delay, the world community is now moving rapidly to address the threat of dangerous climate change, a challenge that will require remaking large parts of the global economy. Could this restructuring actually be a part of the Great Turning? That is, can we see our task of renewal not just in technological terms, but in spiritual terms as well? Dan Everett teaches computer science at UGA and especially enjoys introducing computer modeling to students who don’t like math. He is active in local climate change advocacy groups. ________________________________

Coastal Processes and Conservation: What Will Be Left for Future Generations? Monday through Friday, February 27, 28; March 1, 2, 3, 2017 9:00 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $30

Learn the dynamic and complex nature of the marine coastal environment featuring an emphasis on the Georgia shore. The course is designed to foster awareness of the delicate balance and interdependency of the various physical and biological processes that help shape coastal regions. Dr. Dallmeyer will focus on the response of biological and physical systems to both natural and human-induced stress. He will discuss the environmental impact of various coastal stabilization techniques and contrast them with methods of long-term conservation. He will also explain the legal framework for coastal protection in Georgia and evaluate appropriate methods of conservation. David Dallmeyer is Emeritus Professor of Geology at UGA. His teaching and research focused on the processes and chronology of mountain building and plate tectonics with fieldwork on all continents. He organized several research expeditions in cooperation with the U.S. Antarctic Research Program and also has directed research programs in the British Isles, West Africa, China, the Andes of Chile and Peru, and elsewhere. David is a frequent OLLI@UGA instructor and has organized more than twenty associated field excursions. ________________________________

Cognitive Vitality: Lifestyle Strategies of Successful Agers Fridays, April 7, 14, 21, 2017 1:00 – 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $21

The “genetics revolution” of recent years has shifted much of the research focus in adult cognition to how our genes control our destiny. The belief that genes equate to destiny is “wrong-headed” where cognitive aging is concerned, for the majority of people and the majority of circumstances. In this course, we will use case studies of “successful agers” to review the research on lifestyle and cognitive aging, we will discuss new data from a clinical trial that featured many OLLI volunteers, and we will use this

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information to create “best professional advice” for maintaining cognitive vitality throughout a long life. Dr. Lisa Renzi-Hammond is a member of the Behavioral and Brain Sciences Program in the University of Georgia Department of Psychology. Prior to joining UGA as faculty, she served as a visiting scientist at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University and was a postdoctoral fellow in the Institute for Neuroscience at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Renzi-Hammond’s research focuses on lifespan cognitive development and neurological health. ________________________________

Comets and Asteroids Tuesday, April 4, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Comets and asteroids have clearly played an important role in the origin and evolution of our solar system. Accordingly, in this class we will discuss what comets and asteroids are, how they differ, and where they come from. Additionally, we will review what was learned from spacecraft that have recently orbited and studied two large asteroids, Vesta and Ceres, and Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. David Wenner recently retired from the Geology Department at UGA and continues to teach in the summer Interdisciplinary Field Program. His love of the planetary sciences originated while he was a student at Caltech, at the time in the forefront of training astronauts for Apollo flights. While at UGA, he undertook terrestrial analog studies in Iceland in support of the Viking Program. He earned a BS in Chemistry from the University of Cincinnati and PhD in Geochemistry and Geology from Caltech. ________________________________

Coming Clean: Personal Hygiene and Community Sanitation in History Mondays, February 20 and 27, 2017  2:30 – 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $18

Are you tempted to hold your nose if you think about standards of cleanliness in the past? Were the Middle Ages the Filthy Ages?  Did colonial Americans really go for decades without bathing?  In this two-session class, we’ll scour the pages of history for the technology available for keeping clean and the social importance (or lack thereof) attached to it. Nan McMurry is the Director for Collection Development at the University of Georgia Libraries in Athens.  She also teaches history of medicine classes for the UGA History Department.  She has a PhD in history from Duke University with a specialty in the history of medicine, as well as master’s degrees in music and library science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. ________________________________

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Commonsense Gardening: A Tour Thursday, April 27, 2017   1:00 – 2:15 PM Offsite $8

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and Atmospheric Administration - National Weather Service and National Environmental Satellite Service. He received his PhD from UGA. He has long been an ardent student of anything pertaining to the Civil War and has appeared on GPTV, Turner South, The History Channel, and most recently The Discovery Channel. ________________________________

Gardening has become way too complicated. It is supposed to be pleasurable, therapeutic and mostly fun. Watching plants emerge in the spring and buds turn into flowers is part of the allure of gardening, all enjoyed while walking in the garden with a cup of coffee or glass of wine. Dr. A will talk about commonsense gardening – pruning, fertilizing, planting, deer, plant selection, supporting and mostly enjoying it – at his personal garden! This class will be a time to hear from the country’s expert and to ask those questions that nobody else seems to want to answer while enjoying the walk-about. Location details will be provided to registrants. Dr. Allan Armitage is highly sought as a teacher and lecturer and is renowned for his enthusiasm about ornamental plants. He has written 13 books, lectures throughout the world, and has recently developed his own app for smart phones and tablets. He also owns a travel company, Garden Vistas, and has been taking gardeners to the Great Gardens of the World every year for over 20 years. ________________________________

Confederate Treasury Gold at the War’s End Wednesday, May 3, 2017 1:00 - 2:45 PM River’s Crossing $10

Conflict Transformation: An Introduction Thursdays, May 18 and 25, 2017 1:00 - 2:15 PM River’s Crossing $18

Learn about conflict transformation as it applies to both individuals and groups, along with strategies for addressing interpersonal conflict and the systemic roots of larger societal conflicts. This class will teach practical skills that can be applied immediately. John Lash began studying conflict transformation, nonviolent communication, and restorative justice while serving a life sentence for murder he was given at the age of eighteen. After nearly twenty-five years he was released. He earned an MS in Conflict Management from Kennesaw State University in 2012 and has been the Executive Director of Georgia Conflict Center since 2013. He applies his hard-won knowledge of violence and conflict to his work in Athens and beyond. ________________________________

Container Gardening: Flowers!

Learn the track of the Confederate Treasury from Richmond, VA, to Washington, GA, from April 2 to May 4, 1865, and its final disposition -- what was accounted for and what was not. Included will be a discussion of the midnight raid near Chennault, GA, on May 25, 1865, where approximately $250,000 worth (1865 face value) of silver and gold coin belonging to six Richmond, VA, banks was successfully stolen by local citizens and returning Confederate soldiers. What happened, what was recovered, and what remains missing? The gold content of the missing coin amounts to $3.6 million at today’s gold price. Dr. Mark Waters is a retired Navy Captain who taught at the Naval Academy and had a long career as a physical scientist with the National Oceanic

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Whether you live in a home with a large yard, an apartment, or a condo, this presentation will give you valuable information for making the most of your containers and avoiding the challenges this type of gardening presents. This class will take you through the basics of soil, soil amendments, deciding between materials and types of containers, overall design, choosing plants, fertilization, and continuing maintenance. This class will focus specifically on annuals and perennials, not vegetables. Originally from Davenport, Iowa, Bonnie Jo Chastain has lived in Athens for forty-five years. She completed the UGA Extension Athens Area Master Gardener Program in 2013. As a Master Gardener Extension Volunteer, Bonnie specializes in giving presentations to civic groups and organizations to improve their skills in gardening. ________________________________

Cosmology

Wednesdays, February 1, 8, Tuesdays, February 14, 21, 2017 2:30 - 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $24 The study of the origin and evolution of the Universe is called cosmology. Although the mathematical details are complex, a good qualitative understanding of modern cosmology is possible in four lectures covering 1) the expansion of the Universe, 2) the microwave background radiation, 3) the creation of the light elements, and 4) dark matter and dark energy. We


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will explore modern cosmology in layman’s terms using no more than high school algebra. Loris Magnani is a professor of astronomy in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Georgia. His research interests involve the cold interstellar medium with emphasis on molecular clouds. Before joining UGA in 1991, Dr. Magnani was a staff scientist at the Arecibo Observatory. He received his PhD and MS in astronomy from the University of Maryland in 1987 and 1982, respectively. He also has a BA in astrophysics from Columbia University. ________________________________

Costa Rican Cuisine: Traditional Dishes Thursday, January 26, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM Off Site $33

Chef Porras will introduce the class to some of the most traditional Costa Rican dishes that he learned to cook with his mom and grandma. Some of the recipes come from different areas of his country, where they been passed to different families and have changed a little from the original preparations. The cost of the class includes a fee for ingredients. Location details will be shared with registrants. This class is limited to 10 participants. Chef David Porras grew up in Costa Rica, where he learned how to cook with his mother and family members. He fell in love with cooking and went to culinary school in Costa Rica. He worked in several places in his country and in Athens, GA. Looking to expand his knowledge he decided to go back to school so he attended culinary school at Basque Country, where he got a master’s in cooking, technique, and produce. Now he lives in Athens with his wife and kids and works in catering and developing gastronomy concepts. ________________________________

Creating Picturebooks

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, June 5, 7, 9, 2017 1:00 - 3:00 PM River’s Crossing $31 Participants will create picturebooks using a variety of media based on their own writing/stories/poems. The first class will include discussion of artistic elements used to tell a story and complement the text. We will also do a warm-up artistic exercise before we dive into creating our books. The remaining class times will be devoted to creating our books with class critique/feedback to ensure participants have a close-to-finished product. Registration will close one month in advance of the first session so the presenter can order supplies. The class fee includes the cost to cover all art materials and one bare bound book. Winnie Smith received her BFA in jewelry and metalsmithing as well as her MAED in art/museum education from UGA. She has been an employee at UGA since 2007, beginning at the College of Education. She is currently the assistant to the director of the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. Her interests include crafts, art history, children’s picturebooks, and band show posters. She has written and illustrated six children’s picturebooks.

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Creativity and the Ten Minute Muse Friday, January 20, 2017 1:00 – 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $10

Meditation can be a way in which we open to our creative energies. Perhaps we are working on a specific project and need a refresh or reboot. Maybe we are wondering what our next creative project will be. Or we may want to know more about where our creative energies come from. This class will focus on the creative process as a way of energizing our lives. Franklin Abbott is a psychotherapist in private practice for over thirty years. He is also a poet, writer, musician, and community organizer who is especially interested in the creative process and how we open ourselves to it at different times of our lives. ________________________________

SPRING 2017 COMMUNITY MUSIC SCHOOL NEW HORIZONS BAND Joyce King, Director Mondays 12 - 1:30pm Church at College Station 1225 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30605 $75

NEW HORIZONS ORCHESTRA Kathleen Powell, Director Thursdays 10am - 11am Holy Cross Lutheran Church 800 W. Lake Drive, Athens GA 30606 $95

NEW HORIZONS PIANO Connie Muscenti, Director Wednesdays, 4 - 6pm Hugh Hodgson School of Music, 250 River Road, Athens, GA 30602 $95 ugacms.uga.edu/newhorizons.html

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Critical Reading: Short Stories Thursdays, March 23, 30; April 6, 13, 2017 2:00 - 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $24

Each week two short stories assigned from The Longman Anthology of Short Fiction: Stories and Authors in Context, edited by Dana Gioia and R. S. Gwynn (ISBN: 0-8013-3159-5), will be discussed by the class. When ordering the anthology, be sure to get the complete edition and not the compact edition. Alexis Winger taught composition, grammar, and literature classes at the University of Georgia, Tennessee Technological University, and Truett McConnell College. Since retiring from UGA in 2007 after twenty-nine years there, she has become very active in OLLI. David Robinson has a PhD in American Literature from Ohio State University. He has taught composition and literature at both Ohio State and Georgia College and State University. ________________________________

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Thursdays, January 19; February 16; March 16; April 13, 2017 1:45 - 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $24

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Dancing with Kings: The History, Traditions, and Styles of Theatrical Dance Tuesday, April 18, 2017 12:00 – 1:30 PM Trumps Catering $25

In this lecture-demonstration, audience members will learn, see, and experience the history and traditions of dance forms beginning with court dances of the renaissance, leading into the romantic ballets of the 19th century, and culminating with dances of the 20th and 21st centuries.

You must register for this luncheon no later than Thursday, April 13, 2017. Lisa A. Fusillo began her professional ballet training in Washington, D.C. and later studied in New York, London, Russia, and Denmark. She holds the Professional Teaching Diploma from the Royal Ballet School in London and she has choreographed internationally.  Dr. Fusillo is a Fulbright Scholar and has received four National Endowment for the Arts grants.  Her current research projects are focused on the Ballets Russes era, including a biography of the ballerina Nini Theilade, and on Leon Theremin’s terpsitone, an electronic dancing stage. ________________________________

In three monthly meetings this semester, this group will analyze and discuss the deeper dynamics and anticipated consequences of the leading stories in the news. We will address whatever topics seem important and hot at the time. Professors Lief Carter and Bob Grafstein will coordinate and lead the discussions, and several members of the UGA political science department have also agreed to lend their expertise if topics in their specialties arise.

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Lief Carter received his AB from Harvard College in 1962 and a law degree from Harvard Law School in 1965. He was a Peace Corps volunteer (Bolivia) in 1966-67 and received his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1972. Dr. Carter taught political science at UGA until 1995. He twice received UGA’s Josiah Meigs Teaching Award. He taught from 1995 until 2008 at Colorado College. He is the author of The Limits of Order, Reason in Law, Contemporary Constitutional Lawmaking, and many other works. Robert Grafstein is Professor of Political Science at UGA. He specializes in political economy, the study of how governments affect economic conditions and how, in turn, people’s economic circumstances affect their political behavior. He has published Institutional Realism (Yale), Choice-Free Rationality (Michigan), A Bridge Too Far? Differences and Commonalities Between the U.S. and China (Rowman and Littlefield; co-edited with Fan Wen), and numerous articles in leading journals.

Attend this hands-on class to plan a pollinator garden using Georgia native plant species according to the Environmental Education Alliance of Georgia. Presenter Kandy Duke recommends bringing a laptop or iPad for Internet connection. This class is limited to 15 participants.

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In coordination with Sarah Gordon’s class, Flannery O’Connor’s Wise Blood (pg 24); there is a trip planned to Flannery O’Conner’s home, Andalusia, near Milledgeville. You do not have to take the class to participate in the trip. Watch for details in the OLLI Times Newsletter.

Monday, February 20, 2017 9:00 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

PhD horticulturist turned body worker, Kandy Duke is a personal trainer that still enjoys plants. This avid native plant enthusiast and Master Gardener will share her love of building a pollinator garden. ________________________________

Dogs: Transforming Undesirable Behavior Mondays, May 15 and 22, 2017 9:00 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $18

Your dog is adorable, but this lovely being has some behaviors that are not so lovable. Or your family visits with a dog you wish were better behaved. What would it take to transform these undesirable behaviors into social graces? In this two-part course, you will learn how to solve and manage dog behavior issues for more harmonious relationships. In the first session, we will build the foundation for handling dog behavior. The second session will continue with individualized solutions for and discussions about your personal dog challenges. Shannon Bayless is a dog behavior intervention specialist at In Tune Dogs in Athens, and lead trainer for New Rattitude, a national terrier rescue. She graduated with distinction from the Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training & Behavior and continually expands her formal biology and behavior


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education with advanced courses and seminars. She has enjoyed training dogs since she was eleven and enjoys training people with the same kindness and enthusiasm. ________________________________

Drama as a Way of Telling a Story Friday, April 28, 2017   2:30 – 3:45 PM Off Site $8

In ancient times shamans were story-telling guides, not of the divine but of the elements. They had the job of bringing spiritual balance and making sense of chaos.  At its best, this is the job of drama. Actors from the Town & Gown Community Theatre will perform readings from one or more scripts, highlighting different emotional states or situations, i.e., anger, jealousy, betrayal, duplicity, romance, friendship, rapture, etc. Rex Totty will lead a discussion of how actors make use of the psycho-acoustic phenomena of phonology to tell us — not the story — but how characters feel about the story.    John Olive returned to the theatre after a 35-year hiatus, during which he enjoyed his career as teacher and professor of mathematics education at UGA.  John’s theatre background goes back more than 50 years. He acted in the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain for five summers (1963-1967). Since retiring, he has performed in four Town & Gown Players productions: Hamlet, Proof, The Illusion, and By the Bog o’ Cats. Rex Totty directed The Illusion. ________________________________

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Driving and Aging: Function, Not Age, Is the Issue! Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Learn current thinking on driving skills and abilities, normal aging and its effect on driving, self and family assessments for drivers, playing it safe and self-limiting driving, and driving retirement. Participants will also receive resources for further guidance. Tracy Young is an occupational therapist. She has worked at Athens Regional Health Services for twenty-five years in many settings and programs including outpatient rehabilitation. She specializes in working with clients with neurological diagnoses and vision problems as well as driving. She has been working in the driving area for about fourteen years. ________________________________

Eating Your Way to a Healthier You and a Healthier Planet Friday, April 14, 2017 1:00 - 2:15 PM River’s Crossing $10

Three times a day we perform an act that has a tremendous impact on our own health as well as on the health of our planet. Learn how our industrial food system has radically changed our diets and our relationship with farm animals, food workers, and the environment. Included are easy steps you can take to eat a diet which enhances your health and supports your values.

Mondays and Wednesdays, January 18, 23, 25, 30, 2017 1:00 – 2:15 PM River’s Crossing $24

Kate Blane is retired from UGA and Dan Everett is semi-retired. Both are active in an ethical eating group at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. Kate researches our industrial food system and its impact on our health, workers, animals, and environment. Dan advocates for stopping climate change and for social, environmental, and animal justice.

For this hands-on drawing course students will draw and sketch many objects, filling many sheets and sketchbook pages. Between classes they will draw everything in sight until their sketchbooks are full of quick little drawings. Developing the skill is so about quantity! We will try as many drawing tools as possible, from charcoal to ink, on as many surfaces as possible. Some of the presenter’s favorite resources are The Natural Way to Draw by Nicholaides and Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by Edwards. Supplies are available in a kit at The Loft, 1035 Baxter in Athens. This class is limited to 20 participants.

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Athens artist Margaret Agner received her BFA in painting at LSU in 1974 and learned fabric dyeing and surface design through books, seminars, and workshops. She produces silk banners, wearables, paintings, pastels, and drawings from her basement studio. She exhibits in several SE galleries including locally Chappelle, Aurum, and Lyndon House. Exhibits: Solo at Englewood Art Center in Florida, 2012; featured fiber artist at Piedmont Craftsmen, Winston-Salem, 2013; and Cabarrus Arts Council, Concord, NC, 2014. www.margaretagnerstudio.com ________________________________

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Emergency Medical Responders: The Work of Fire Fighters and First Responders

Frederick Burchinal is the Wyatt and Margaret Anderson Professor of Voice and the Director of Opera at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music. Until 2006 Burchinal’s entire life had been spent learning about singing, opera roles, performing opera professionally with opera companies worldwide, and, most notably, twenty-two years as a Metropolitan Opera leading Verdi Baritone. Now his life is devoted to training talented UGA singers who are hoping to have the same incredible experiences that he has enjoyed.

Learn what volunteer Emergency Medical Responders do for the community as Dennis Luckey explains the fascinating and valuable work of Oconee County Fire Rescue’s 190 Fire Fighters and medical First Responders. Many members of the community are unaware that OCFR’s services are provided by volunteers and that they too can join and serve as well.

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Friday, March 31, 2017 2:30 - 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $10

Raised in Athens and Beaufort S.C., Dennis Luckey has been a licensed cosmetologist for more than thirty-five years, all of that time working in Athens and Watkinsville where he owns Bangs Salon. He and his wife have a son who is currently deployed with the USAF and a daughter who is in her third year of college. Dennis joined Oconee County Fire Rescue in 2015 as an Emergency Medical Responder and loves serving the community. ________________________________

Essential Oils: An Introduction with Make & Take Project Mondays, April 17 and 24, 2017 1:00 - 3:00 PM River’s Crossing $36

The class begins with a discussion of what essential oils (EOs) are and how they are created. Next come proper ways to use and store EOs as well as precautions and ways to tell the different quality among EOs. Included also are research on how EOs can help improve quality of life and recipes to try at home. In the second class, each participant will have an opportunity to make a salt and/or sugar body scrub. All materials will be provided and are included in the class fee. Participants are encouraged to bring any EOs they have to share and discuss. Jennifer Ziegler-Gorman is a licensed massage therapist and owner of Raindrops...Massage by Jennifer. She has worked in both spa and chiropractic settings. She came to the field in 2009 after one of her sons developed a painful nerve condition. Since then, she has felt that her calling is in the healing arts and has explored many complementary and alternative healing methods. Her skills include Raindrop Therapy, Energy Healing, Reflexology, and more. ________________________________

Exploring the Life of an Opera Singer Tuesday, April 4, 2017 12:00 - 1:30 PM Talmage Terrace $19

This class will be a continuing discovery of what constitutes the life of an opera singer, i.e., technical skills and difficulties, personal health and discipline, demands to fulfill requirements of stage directors, conductors, general managers, music and diction staff, and the overall dedication necessary to become an opera professional. Current UGA “opera stars” will be assisting with this presentation.

You must register for this luncheon no later than Thursday, March 30, 2017.

FamilySearch.org Research Wiki: A Researcher’s BFF Wednesday, March 15, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM River’s Crossing $18

The Research Wiki in FamilySearch.org is an underutilized part of the free website. Learn to use the wiki to find articles and links to information on places all over the world, migration trails, local history, online records, African American research, American Indian information, other ethnic research, “how to,” and much more. This free tool can provide context and help you learn enough about a topic to focus your research. The second half of class will be hands-on exercises in the computer lab. Laura Carter is a fifth generation Clarke County native. A graduate of the University of Georgia (BA, MEd) and University of South Carolina (MLIS,SLIS), she worked at the Athens-Clarke County Library from 1974-2012 in several capacities. She is presently semi-retired. Her interests continue to be quality of life in our community and learning about the people, present and past that make Athens-Clarke County such a great place to live. ________________________________

FamilySearch.org: The FREE Genealogy Powerhouse Friday, February 17, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM River’s Crossing $18

FamilySearch.org is the web site of the largest genealogical organization in the world. International in scope, FamilySearch.org includes digital images of records, a research wiki, more than 500 lessons, 200,000 digitized genealogy and family history publications, the catalog for the LDS (Mormon) Family History Library in Salt Lake City, and more. This brief overview will introduce you to the Search area of this website - Records, the Catalog, the Wiki, and the Learning Center for online lessons. The second half of this two session class will be spent completing hands-on exercises at the computer to familiarize you with components of FamilySearch.org. Laura Carter is a fifth generation Clarke County native. A graduate of the University of Georgia (BA, MEd) and University of South Carolina (MLIS,SLIS), she worked at the Athens-Clarke County Library from 1974-2012 in several capacities. She is presently semi-retired. Her interests continue to be quality of life in our community and learning about the people, present and past, that make Athens-Clarke County such a great place to live. ________________________________


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Faulkner’s Light in August: Sex, Religion, Race, and Identity Wednesday, January 25, 2017 1:00 – 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $10

This course will examine Faulkner’s complex novel Light in August (1932), which frames the central panel of Joe Christmas’ tragic and moving struggle to establish an identity, with the comic tale of Lena Grove, whose effort to find the father of her unborn child is both entertaining and mythic. The novel’s strong critique of religious fanaticism, racism, and tragic intersections of sex, violence, and obsession reaches a crescendo in the fast-moving and unforgettable climax. One of Faulkner’s two or three greatest works, this novel brings out virtually all of his myriad talents.  John Wharton Lowe is Barbara Methvin Distinguished Professor at the University of Georgia.  He is the author or editor of seven books, including the recently published Calypso Magnolia:  The Crosscurrents of Caribbean and Southern Literature.   He is currently completing Faulkner’s Fraternal Fury:  Sibling Rivalry, Racial Kinship and Democracy, and researching the authorized biography of Ernest J. Gaines. ________________________________

Female Abstract Artists: Don’t Forget the Women Thursday, January 26, 2017 2:30 - 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $10

Elizabeth Barton’s presentation will center on approximately sixty of the leading female abstract artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries whose careers were often completely overshadowed by their better known husbands. Elizabeth Barton is a hybrid. She spent half her life in England and the second half in the United States. While she was mainly educated in England earning a PhD in Clinical Psychology, she also attended college in the United States, managing to flunk her first multiple choice test by writing a paragraph about each question in the test margins. She has crafted art quilts for over twenty years. ________________________________

Fiber-Art-Community: Creating Art with Wool Friday, May 5, 2017 12:00 - 1:00 PM River’s Crossing $10

In this brown bag lunch program, Andrea will share a presentation detailing her personal artwork along with information on the process and history of felting. She will also bring a few samples of her work so the class is able to view some finished projects. Andrea Wellnitz is a fiber artist who is inspired by nature, life experiences, and personal reflection. Andrea graduated with a BFA from Iowa State University and went on to earn an MSW from Ohio State. She has incorporated

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art in working with youth and adults in the United States and abroad. Andrea is continuously inspired by the possibilities of wool and its versatility. Wool can be wearable or sculptural, colorful or neutral, its potential only limited by the creator. ________________________________

Find and Market Collectible Books Tuesdays, January 31; February 7, 14, 21, 28, 2017 1:00 - 2:15 PM River’s Crossing $30

You can collect books and famous autographs for pleasure and profit. Rare book collector Dan Maxey will explain how to shop for great books, how to grade them, and how to care for and protect them. Participants will learn the best sources for books and autographs and get suggestions on how to market them for the best profit. Dan H. Maxey, historian, author, columnist, and authority on fine, rare, and collectible books, has given over 600 programs on rare books to Rotarians, Kiwanians, and others over forty years; has written columns in numerous newspapers; and has done major appraisals at Emory University, UGA, and Piedmont College, and for many individuals. He and his wife co-own M&M Books. He’s a retired UMC minister who earned his BA, attended law school, and got his MDiv at Emory. ________________________________

Fisher Fund Tuition Assistance Program Upon the death of Carol Fisher, OLLI established a memorial fund in her honor to provide funds for tuition assistance to OLLI members, per the policy below: All registered OLLI@UGA members shall be eligible for Fisher Fund tuition assistance upon simple oral or written application to the Executive Director, such application to remain confidential. Approved requests are limited to $100 per person per semester, as credits to defray course and/or Luncheon fees selected by the member. Applicants can apply in any number of succeeding semesters, with dollar ceiling limits as recommended by the Finance Committee and approved by the Board in advance of each semester. The Executive Director will have authority to extend any Tuition Assistance request above the $100 maximum on a case-by-case exception approved by the President.


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Flannery O’Connor’s Wise Blood Wednesday, April 5, 2017 9:00 – 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

This program will examine O’Connor’s first book: its use of the grotesque, dark humor, and topical satire in underscoring the failure of modern Christian belief. Please read Wise Blood and the following related essays: “Some Aspects of the Grotesque in Southern Fiction,” “Introduction to A Memoir of Mary Ann,” and “The Catholic Novelist in the Protestant South” (Recommended text: Flannery O’Connor: Collected Works, ed. Sally Fitzgerald. ISBN 0-940450-37-2). A trip to Flannery O’Connery’s home, Andalusia, near Milledgeville is being planned to coordinate with this class. You do not have to take the class to participate in the trip. Watch for details in the OLLI Times Newsletter.  Sarah Gordon, Professor Emeritus of English at Georgia College & State University, is the Founding Editor of the Flannery O’Connor Review, author of Flannery O’Connor: The Obedient Imagination, and A Literary Guide to Flannery O’Connor’s Georgia. The editor of Flannery O’Connor: In Celebration of Genius, Gordon chaired five O’Connor symposia at Georgia College and serves on the Andalusia Board of Directors. She is a widely published poet whose work has appeared most recently in Sewanee Review, Shenandoah, Georgia Review, Southern Poetry Review, and Arts & Letters. ________________________________

Flashing: The Secret Life of Fireflies Tuesday & Thursday, May 9 and 11, 2017 12:00 - 1:00 PM River’s Crossing $18

There are about 150 firefly species in North America. In this brown bag lunch program, learn how some of these fireflies use chemical pheromones, others use light signals to find a mate. The flashing species occur across the Eastern U.S. with as many as eight different species flashing together in the same habitat. So how can a male or female be sure to find the right mate? During this two-session brown bag lunch program, you will learn the secret life of firefly larvae, the different light signals found in Georgia, how fireflies can reduce potential mistakes during mating, and the dilemma males face between survival and reproductive success. Kathrin Stanger-Hall grew up in Germany and came to the United States for her PhD on the evolution of communication signals in lemurs. After starting a family she changed her study system to fireflies, which allowed her girls and her undergraduate students to be part of her research. She is studying the

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species-specific light signals of fireflies and how fireflies produce different light colors. Her other projects include helping students develop their critical thinking, and how to communicate their science to the public. ________________________________

Food as Medicine: Naturopathic Musings on Eating Well in the 21st Century Thursday, March 16, 2017 9:00 - 10:15 AM River’s Crossing $10

In this class we will look at how the 21st century diet differs from the diet we were genetically selected for. We will examine and discuss the adverse effects of common food processing practices since the Industrial Revolution. We will look at inflammatory foods to avoid or minimize as well as foods that enhance and restore human health. Wyler Hecht received a PhD in naturopathic medicine and a master’s level degree in acupuncture from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, AZ. In 2004, She moved back to her home state of Georgia and opened Oconee Natural Healthcare in Watkinsville. She writes for several publications including Southern Distinction and enjoys discussing almost any topic of natural healthcare. She is most passionate about using food as medicine! She enjoys teaching tai chi, hiking with her dog, and traveling. ________________________________

Footcare - Advanced Wednesday, March 29, 2017 5:30 - 6:45 PM River’s Crossing $10

Frank DiPalma will discuss foot anatomy, how to take care of your feet to prevent problems, and common problems encountered with aging such as bunions, corns, plantar fasciitis, Morton’s neuroma, and hammertoes. He will discuss both non-surgical and surgical treatment of these and other foot conditions. He welcomes questions about foot problems that you may be experiencing. While practicing podiatric medicine for the past 39 years, 20 in the Athens area, Dr. Frank DiPalma, has stressed the importance of measures which would prevent or postpone surgery and/or amputation of the foot and leg. He has found that education and knowledge are the powers that are necessary to overcome the consequences of aging, ignorance, and neglect. He has lectured to many groups who have enjoyed the educational experience related to improving their lower extremity and overall health. ________________________________

Foreign Policy for Business Thursday, May 4, 2017 1:00 - 2:15 PM River’s Crossing $10

For businesses of all sizes that export, globalization, technological advances, and the threat of terrorism have precipitated a plethora of new laws and regulations that must be followed. This course is designed to give students a top-level overview of foreign policy trends that impact business, particularly in relation to sanctions and export controls. Businesses often struggle with new regulations, but the line between national security and commerce is increasingly blurred.


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Michael Ingram is the Engagement Leader and Research Associate for TradeSecure, LLC, a private advisory firm that spun off from UGA’s Center for International Trade and Security (CITS). He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Georgia with a degree in International Affairs in 2014. He has worked extensively on TradeSecure’s global trade database as well as with consulting engagements for major Chinese corporations. ________________________________

France sans Paris

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, March 27, 29, 31, 2017 1:00 - 2:15 PM River’s Crossing $21 Many American tourists limit their travels in France to Paris, missing the chance to experience the culture and beauty of the country’s diverse regions. This course edition, updated through field work in the summer of 2016, will examine the life and character of France outside Paris, including the Alpine region of Haute Savoie, the marine environment of Brittany and Normandy, the wine regions of Burgundy and Bordeaux, the villages of the Lot and Dordogne Valleys, Pays Basque in the Pyrenees, lavender in Provence, German-influenced Alsace-Lorraine, and Corsica in the Mediterranean. Rob and Sally Pierce are retired university professors (Geography and French Linguistics) who have lived and traveled extensively in France. Sally is the author of the French text book Paroles and Rob has published numerous photographs of the French landscape for Wiley and France Magazine. ________________________________

Frank’s Nightmare: The Story of a B-17 and Its Sole Survivor Friday, May 5, 2017 1:00 - 3:00 PM River’s Crossing $10.00

Former Athens resident Lt. Eugene Cook was the pilot of a jinxed B-17 Flying Fortress from the 91st Bomb Group — “Frank’s Nightmare.” His plane was shot down on his fifth mission, the famous “Double Strike” on Schweinfurt and Regensburg, Germany. He spent almost two years in a German POW camp. Lt. Cook discovered after the war that he was the sole survivor of this ill-fated Flying Fortress. Through an unbelievable coincidence, Cosgrove was able to visit the crash site near Heimbach, Germany, thus solving a 70 year mystery for both Cook’s family and the people of this small village in the Eifel Forest of western Germany.

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in Georgia, can make family history research much easier and more productive. This class is designed for people who understand the basics of genealogy research and the records used. This is not a beginning genealogy class. Learn how to use these databases and how to maximize your results. This double session class will be taught in a computer classroom, with the second session using the computers hands on. You will be assigned some advance tasks to make sure you can access GALILEO during class. Laura Carter is a fifth generation Clarke County native. A graduate of the University of Georgia (BA, MEd) and University of South Carolina (MLIS,SLIS), she worked at the Athens-Clarke County Library from 1974-2012 in several capacities. She is presently semi-retired. Her interests continue to be quality of life in our community and learning about the people, present and past that make Athens-Clarke County such a great place to live. ________________________________

Georgia Sea Grant College Program: Science Serving Our Coast Friday, April 7, 2017   2:00 – 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $10

From developing a national award winning sea-level adaptation plan for Tybee Island to educating thousands of students about the ocean, the Georgia Sea Grant College Program promotes the economic, cultural, and environmental health of Georgia’s coast. Together with Marine Extension Service, Georgia Sea Grant encourages citizens throughout the state to become responsible stewards of coastal and marine resources. Hear the program’s associate director, a physical oceanographer by training, describe UGA Sea Grant’s leadership in marine related education and research for the benefit of the economy and environment of Georgia. Mona Behl is a Physical Oceanographer by training with a decade of experience in science, including research, education, communication, outreach, policy, and administration. Her research interests include largescale ocean circulation, air-sea interaction, science policy and ethics, and climate science communication. Behl currently serves as Associate Director at UGA’s Sea Grant College Program. She serves as the chair of the AMS Board of Women and Minorities and is a member of the AMS Committee on Coastal Environment. ________________________________

Bill Cosgrove is a graduate of both UGA and Clemson. He worked for the US-EPA for thirty-five years and also as an adjunct instructor at UGA in environmental health science. His real passion is World War II history. He has visited the battlefields in Europe eight times. Bill is the author of Time on Target: the 945th Field Artillery Battalion in World War II. His web site for the 945th FAB is www.timeontarget.us. He works with the Witness to War Foundation. ________________________________

GALILEO for Genealogy Thursday, March 2, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM River’s Crossing $18

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Get to Know Winterville’s Carter-Coile Country Doctors Museum Monday, February 6, 2017 9:00 - 11:00 AM Off Site $8

Winterville, Georgia, holds a hidden treasure: one of the few museums in the country dedicated to the life and times of the country doctor. The class will cover the history of the Museum itself as well as the role country doctors played in the community, with a focus on Drs. Carter and Coile, along with the general history of the Winterville area. Following the lecture, the group will tour the museum. Attention will also be paid to the recent efforts to reopen the Museum and the important work being done by its new curator. Lee M. Hartle is the Curator of The Carter-Coile Country Doctors Museum in Winterville. He was assistant curator at the Georgia Museum of Natural History and is currently completing his master’s degree in Library and Information Science. Emma Foley lived in Winterville for 15 years during which she coauthored a book about Winterville’s history, people, and places. She holds a BBA in Management from UGA and has over twenty years’ experience in graphic design and photography. ________________________________

Global Sustainability: A City’s Energy-Based Role Tuesday, January 17, 2017 1:00 - 2:15 PM River’s Crossing $10

Without accessible energy, the environment and civilization quickly stop. Considering that the biosphere creates (via plants, oil, wind, natural gas, wood) or makes accessible (via solar, tidal) all energy sources, society’s maintenance of an environment to continuously generate useful energy is essential for a stable civilization and a balanced ecosystem. Yet humankind is discharging this energy system rapidly. Requiring no previous knowledge or aptitude for physics, this seminar will discuss a proper energy- balanced environment and humankind’s impact on this system. John Schramski is an Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering who received his PhD in Ecology and his MS and BS degrees in Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Schramski has worked in a variety of private and public engineering positions at Motorola, General Electric, and United Technologies, and for the State of Georgia. His areas of expertise include energy in the environment, thermodynamics, systems modeling, and systems ecology. ________________________________

Global Warming: Hoax or Reality? Tuesday and Thursday, May 23 and 25, 2017 9:00 - 10:15 AM River’s Crossing $18

Dan Everett will present a careful look at both the scientific conclusion that global warming is real and caused by humans, and the arguments of climate change skeptics who deny that this has been adequately demonstrated. This mini-course focuses on evidence-based arguments rather than ideology or politics.

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Dan Everett teaches computer science at UGA and especially enjoys introducing computer modeling to students who don’t like math. He is active in local climate change advocacy groups. ________________________________

Go Digital with Athens Regional Library Mondays, April 24; May 1, May 8, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM Off Site $18

Trudi Green will show how to make the most of your PINES card and demonstrate the library’s databases in week one. Don’t have a library card? Sign up for one after class! You’ll need it for Part II. In week two Sean Hribal will provide an overview of two downloadable services: Zinio for magazines, and the Georgia Download Destination for books and audio. Feel free to bring your device to class! And finally in week three Natalie Wright will describe resources available in the Digital Media Center including digital conversion equipment for VHS, cassettes, and albums; software for photo, audio, and video editing; and the new 3D printer. Trudi Green is the Assistant Director for public services for Athens-Clarke County Library. She has worked in public libraries for nearly 20 years. Sean Hribal is the Technical Assistant and Trainer at the Athens-Clarke County Library. He teaches classes on basic computer skills and provides customer support for Georgia Download Destination and Zinio. Natalie Wright is the Digital Media Librarian for the Athens-Clarke County Library. She has a background in digital art and animation and has been providing digital services at the Library for ten years. ________________________________

Golf Swing Fitness Friday, April 21, 2017 2:30 - 3:45 PM Off Site $8

Swinging a golf club requires an intricate combination of flexibility, strength, balance, and coordination. Horizon Physical Therapy’s Golf Fitness Program is designed to improve your body’s ability to move efficiently through the proper swing plane. This is achieved by using slow-motion video analysis combined with a movement screen to identify problems that can lead to underperformance or injury. Hooman Nourparvar is a graduate from the University of Georgia, earning a degree in Exercise and Sport Science. Hooman continued his education at Georgia Regents University in Augusta, Georgia, where he earned his doctorate in Physical Therapy. He currently works for Horizon Physical Therapy. His focus has been the active population for purposes of rehabilitation, performance, and injury prevention. ________________________________

Golf: An Introduction to the Game Wednesdays, March 8, 15, 22, 2017 10:00 - 11:30 AM River’s Crossing $63

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experienced golfers can be accommodated as well. Given the nature of the class, one-on-one discussions with students can be tailored to best fit their needs and goals for the class. Golf equipment is available for use at no charge if needed for these classes. The cost of the class includes a fee to cover supplies/equipment which will be used at the driving range.

Wait before her retirement. She has a master’s degree in early childhood education. Connie has 4 grandchildren ages 7-15 and is actively involved with them during school holidays. She has lived in the Athens area for 30 years and has been an active OLLI member for five years.

Matt Peterson and Clint Udell are both members of the Professional Golfers Association of America. Both are trained and experienced in teaching the rules, etiquette, and skills necessary for the game of golf. Mr. Peterson, an alumnus of UGA, has been a member of the UGA Golf Course staff for twelve years and is a former member of the PGA tour. Mr. Udell has been on the UGA staff since 2012. Before coming to UGA, Mr. Udell was a very successful golf instructor at Carmel Country Club in Charlotte, NC.

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Grandchildren: Fun Art Activities for their Mental Growth Tuesday, May 2, 2017 2:30 - 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $10

Learning to read children’s drawings can provide developmental keys for promoting positive changes in a child’s perception of themselves and those around them. View normal sequential artistic growth-signposts and learn how they are indicative of a child’s perception of the world. Experience hands-on art activities and verbal cues at each developmental level that provide adult caregivers the means of using children’s free time away from computers, television, and iPhones for long-term personal growth. While not required, participants are encouraged to bring their favorite coloring tools (markers, crayons, colored pencils). Geraldine Williams (BSED 69, MAED 79, UGA) worked as a teacher and registered art therapist. She is author of Developmental Art Therapy with Mary M. Wood, Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Last Muse, and other books and magazine articles. She retired from teaching in 2006 and volunteered as a docent at three museums in Central Florida before returning to Athens in 2014. Geraldine volunteers at the Botanical Garden, St. Mary’s Hospital, and the Bentley Center. ________________________________

Grandchildren: Making Memories Together Thursday, February 23, 2017 1:00 - 3:00 PM River’s Crossing $10

Boomers are redefining their role as grandparents. In general, this group is healthier and more active than their own grandparents were at a comparable age. Since shared experiences are the building blocks of a relationship, there are a number of ways to make memories with your grandchildren without going to Disney World. Whether you are new to Athens or have lived here awhile, learn about the many options for family-friendly activities that are available in our community. Connie will share tips for planning ahead, overnight stays, developmentally appropriate activities, and local summer camps. Although the focus is on children age 12 and younger, options for teens will be included. Additionally, suggestions will be provided for activities within an hour’s drive, plus fun things to do in the Atlanta area, and road trips for the adventurous. Connie Bruce was the Early Intervention Coordinator for the Babies Can’t

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Wednesdays, January 18; February 1, 15; March 1, 15, 29; April 12, 26 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM River’s Crossing $48 We read short items and selections from some of the world’s best fiction and non-fiction. As well as interesting insights, we strive for personal growth and social engagement. This year we will read the selections in the Great Books Foundation anthology Great Conversations 6. (http://store.greatbooks. org/great-conversations-6.html, ISBN 978-1-933147-88-8) Selections to be read include Locke, Twain, and Nietzsche. Do sign up even if you can’t make all eight of the independent sessions. For questions and information about the first reading, contact Bill Loughner at 706-543-3812 or bill@loughner.com. Bill Loughner is a retired science librarian who graduated from Wayne State University and has an MA in math from UGA. He has been involved with Great Books for more than a few years. He’s enthusiastic and enjoys good discussions about interesting and provocative topics. He thinks you will, too. ________________________________

Great Gardens of the World

Wednesdays, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 2017 1:00 - 2:15 PM River’s Crossing $24 Travel and beauty go hand in hand. Join Allan Armitage as he takes us, via vivid descriptions and photos, to beautiful gardens in Ireland, Australia, Canada, Wales, Japan, New Zealand, the Channel Islands, Scotland, England, and other locations. Dr. Allan Armitage is highly sought as a teacher and lecturer and is renowned for his enthusiasm about ornamental plants. He has written 13 books, lectures throughout the world, and has recently developed his own app for smart phones and tablets. He also owns a travel company, “Garden Vistas,” and has been taking gardeners to the Great Gardens of the World every year for over 20 years. ________________________________

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Growing Up in East-Central Europe during World War II

Hearing Loss: Why DOES Everyone Mumble?

Dr. Harvey will describe his early teenage experiences of living in Nazioccupied Czechoslovakia and his childhood years in the Bukovina region of Romania, once the easternmost area of the Austrian monarchy. He will also discuss his three periods as a refugee: being repatriated into Nazi-controlled Czechoslovakia after the Russian occupation of his homeland, then being expelled by Czech nationalists in 1945, and finally leaving Europe for the United States under the auspices of the Displaced Persons Program.

This course will serve as an introduction to hearing loss, hearing aids, hearing assistive technologies, and strategies to deal with the impact of hearing impairment. Participants will also have the option of having their hearing screened at the UGA Speech and Hearing Clinic. The course structure will be a combination of lectures, discussion, and interactive communication skill exercises.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM River’s Crossing $10

Curt Harvey is a retired professor of international economics, with degrees from UCLA and the University of Southern California. He worked in DC for the Institute for Defense Analyses in the 1960s and afterwards taught economics at the University of Kentucky for 32 years. He also served as Associate VP for Academic Affairs at the American Graduate School for Management (Thunderbird) in Phoenix. He is the author of three books and numerous articles and recipient of three Fulbright awards. ________________________________

Hatha Yoga: Basic Practice

Tuesdays, January 24, 31; February 7, 14, 21, 28; March 7, 14, 21, 28, 2017 9:00 - 10:15 AM Off Site $70 Learn basic hatha yoga practice, featuring simple poses, modifiable to individual abilities. Students should participate only to their level of comfort, to do or not to do poses as available to their body’s ability. The class is available to all levels of experience. Students will need to bring their own yoga mats and/or blanket or cushion to sit on. Patrick E. Overstreet retired from Athens Regional Medical Center after thirty-two years working there. He became a teacher in Integral Hatha Yoga in 2011 and is certified at basic and intermediate levels. ________________________________

Hearing Health for 2017 Friday, January 20 and 27, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $18

Hearing well means living well in 2017! A review of ear anatomy and physiology as well as studies that show improved hearing leads to improved quality of life. Dr. Hardin will also demonstrate current amplification technology. Robin B. Hardin, MA, LIC-A, FAAA has practiced audiology for 36 years. She worked at the VA in Atlanta, the UGA Speech and Hearing Clinic, and the Atlanta Ear Clinic. She was one of twenty-five audiologists invited to participate in the Ida Institute in Denmark, whose mission is to foster a better understanding of the human dynamics of hearing loss. She believes that hearing loss is more than a matter of improving patient’s hearing; it is a matter of improving quality of life. ________________________________

Tuesdays, May 9, 16, 23, 30, 2017 1:00 - 2:15 PM River’s Crossing $24

Dr. Holly Kaplan is a Clinical Professor and Audiologist in the UGA Speech & Hearing Clinic where she teaches undergraduate courses in audiology, supervises master’s students, and provides clinical services. She is currently on the GA Speech Pathology/Audiology licensure board and serves as an ASHA program accreditation site visitor. Her professional interests include hearing aids and hearing loss prevention. ________________________________

Historic UGA North Campus: A Walking Tour Friday, May 19, 2017 2:30 - 3:45 PM Off Site $8

UGA’s iconic North Campus features buildings and spaces—many more than a century old—that are architecturally diverse, aesthetically charming, and rich in history, lore, and legend. Get a close-up look at these landmarks on a walking tour starting at the Arch and covering much of the North Campus area. Visit the oldest building in Athens; the site of the first murder on campus; the charming Founders Memorial Garden; the field where the first college football game in Georgia was played, and ring the famous Chapel Bell. See first-hand why UGA is one of America’s classic college campuses. This walking tour is limited to 15 participants. After receiving a journalism degree from UGA in 1965, Larry Dendy served in the Peace Corps in India and was a newspaper reporter in Winston-Salem, NC, and Tifton, GA. In 1972 he joined the UGA Office of Public Affairs where he worked for thirty-seven years as a writer, editor, News Service director, speechwriter, and special projects manager. After retiring in 2009, he wrote Through the Arch: An Illustrated Guide to the University of Georgia Campus, published in 2013 by the UGA Press. ________________________________

How Great Leaders Lead Wednesday, February 22, 2017 9:00 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Acute, challenging circumstances are something we do not generally volunteer for, but ironically they are the very times we look back on as having the greatest developmental impact in our lives. Even as we endure a difficult situation, we have the option to resist the challenge or to focus on the positive growth that will result. The former will result in arresting our development; the latter will accelerate it. We will explore together: How do we know who


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great leaders are? How do effective leaders use challenge and contradiction to grow their leadership abilities? What do all ineffective leaders have in common? How do great leaders influence others? Karl W. Kuhnert is an Associate Professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology in the UGA Psychology Department. He received his BA from Pennsylvania State and his PhD from Kansas State University. Over his career he has worked in many organizations including Siemens, UPS, Panasonic, U.S. Treasury Department, the Jet Propulsion Lab, the CDC, and the American Cancer Society. His new book is entitled The Map: Finding Your Path to Effectiveness in Leadership, Life, and Legacy. ________________________________

How to “Meal Prep” for the Week Monday, February 20, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $15

Let’s look at all the tips and tricks to prep your food ahead so you are ready for your week. Come to class ready to sample a few items that can be made fast using only a few ingredients. Leave with useful handouts full of tips and recipes to take what you learned and put it into practice. The cost includes a fee to cover the cost of ingredients. Originally from Michigan, Amy Whipple grew up in a family that loves food. Her mom rarely cooked the same meal twice and her grandparents farmed and lived off their land. She spent four years volunteering at a culinary center in Salt Lake City and is a regular at the Farmer’s Market. She has taught several classes here in Athens and is passionate about teaching people how to make healthier food choices!

If These Walls Could Talk: Behind the Doors of UGA’s Historic Buildings Wednesday, March 22, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10 UGA’s campus is home to buildings and spaces—many more than a century old—that are architecturally diverse, aesthetically charming and rich in history. This classroom presentation will convey in photographs and narratives the stories, lore, and legends of many of these iconic landmarks. Who made the famous Arch? Where is one of the world’s largest oil paintings housed? Which building has had five names? Where did the first murder on campus occur? Where was the first collegiate football game in Georgia played? Some secrets are sad. Some are funny. But they’re all part of what makes UGA one of America’s classic college campuses. After receiving a journalism degree from UGA in 1965, Larry Dendy served in the Peace Corps in India and was a newspaper reporter in Winston-Salem, NC, and Tifton, GA. In 1972 he joined the UGA Office of Public Affairs where he worked for thirty-seven years as a writer, editor, News Service director, speechwriter, and special projects manager. After retiring in 2009, he wrote Through the Arch: An Illustrated Guide to the University of Georgia Campus published in 2013 by the UGA Press. ________________________________

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How We Watch Movies: Brain Scans, Movie Trailers, & Emotion Tuesday, February 7, 2017 12:00 - 1:30 PM Talmage Terrace $19.00

What do we actually “do” while we watch motion pictures? Today, thanks to new research technologies, including fMRI brain scans, we are beginning to understand how eye movement and brain activity relate to levels of interest, pleasure, and emotion when we watch movies. Richard Neupert is part of a Willson Center research cluster using movie trailers to test the attention and emotional engagement of spectators. This presentation introduces the new field of “neurocinematics” and includes sample movie trailers. We will compare our reactions to data from the research subjects who saw the same trailers as part of the UGA study. Will we all “like” or “dislike” the same scenes? Let’s find out.

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You must register for this luncheon no later than Thursday, February 2, 2017. Richard Neupert teaches Film Studies at UGA where he is the Charles H. Wheatley Professor of the Arts and a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor. His latest book is John Lasseter (Illinois UP, 2016) on the rise of Pixar. He is also co-president of the Ciné movie theater. ________________________________

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Impact of New Technologies on Press Freedom Tuesday, April 11, 2017 9:00 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Media freedom around the world is assessed by three organizations: Freedom House, Reporters without Borders, and IREX. This class explains their methodology and challenges, and also shows how the new technologies have impacted the media landscape in a variety of ways. Tudor Vlad, associate director of the Cox International Center at UGA, has conducted media assistance programs with more than a thousand journalists and other communication experts from forty-six countries. Most programs have focused on media coverage of elections and government, investigative journalism, ethics, and improving journalism practices in emerging democracies. Since 1998 he has been a director for Central Europe of the World Free Press Institute. Since 2010, Dr. Vlad has been a Gallup World Poll senior research adviser. ________________________________

Improv: Fun AND Funny

Tuesdays, January 24, 31; February 7, 14, 21, 28, 2017 10:00 - 11:30 AM River’s Crossing $36 Improvisation (improv) is a dynamic, energetic art form leading to outrageous fun and laughter! We will begin each class with warm-up exercises to free our minds of constraints and inhibitions. The improv coach will introduce the weekly games along with a bit of theory related to the art of improv. For each class, several games will be played by a few players at a time. No improv or acting experience is necessary. The idea is not to “do it perfectly,” but simply to do it. Regain a childlike sense of wonder and play. Be silly! Be foolish! Be happy! Toni Reed retired from Clarke County School District as Director of Grants and Research. In her prior life, she taught English at four universities, including UGA. Since retirement she has written two one-act plays (comedies), one of which was produced in Canada in 2015. She is working on a long-overdue novel and has started a second one. Although Toni’s experience with improv is limited, she will learn and practice along with the class. ________________________________

Improv: Spontaneity, Structure, and Improvisation Thursdays, February 9 and 16, 2017   9:00 – 10:15 AM River’s Crossing $18

In this two-class course students will be trained in how to use improvisational structures in their everyday life. We will begin with a demonstration of one particular theater game and then move into deeper structures that use verbal alacrity, movement and mindfulness to convey character, role, occupation, and whereabouts (CROW). At the end of the two classes we will discuss how improv may make a difference in our lives and how it can be used in a range of situations to foster community and reflexivity.

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Ruth Harman and Aliki Nikolaides are both associate professors in the College of Education. As one of their life and research interests, they have been engaged in theater and improvisation for most of their adult lives. They are both members of the local improv troupe, The Margins. ________________________________

Insurance 101: Your Home and Auto Insurance Policies Mondays, April 17 and 24, 2017 1:00 – 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $18

This course will help participants understand the following: basic terminology used in the insurance industry, how to read and understand the basic coverages listed in their own policy, how to find what items are and are not covered under a basic policy, and how the claim process works. Greg Simpson is a licensed insurance agent in the State of Georgia. He is licensed in home, auto, life, health, and financial products.  Greg has many years of experience with multiple carriers.  Greg started his own agency with Country Financial here in Athens. ________________________________

Investment Roundtable

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, January 24, 25, 26, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $21 Three class sessions: first devoted to a topic chosen by Richard Bouldin—a 15-minute introduction by Richard, then class discussion. Second session devoted to a topic chosen by Warren Flick—a 15 minute introduction by Warren, then class discussion. Third class session devoted to issues raised by audience, perhaps related to previous sessions, perhaps new issues. As Professor of Mathematics at UGA, Dr. Richard Bouldin won the Beaver Teaching Award and wrote the textbook Mathematics with Applications to Business, Economics & Social Sciences. His approach to personal investing is based on understanding the macroeconomics of the U.S. and the world economies. As Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences, he managed the instruction budget of Franklin College. He obtained his PhD degree from the University of Virginia and his MS from the University of Chicago. Dr. Warren Flick earned a PhD in forest economics and a JD in law. He taught investment theory and practice for 30 years in undergraduate and graduate courses, and he has taught adult education courses in taxation and finance. He manages his own investments and has advised others on investment practice. He is retired from UGA forestry and lives in Athens. He blogs about retirement, including retirement finance, at Later Living (laterlivingblog.com). ________________________________

Islam and Arab Culture in Athens and Beyond Tuesday, March 14 and 28, 2017 1:00 - 3:45 PM River’s Crossing/Off Site* $18

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Center. In 1987 Muslims in Athens, working with several local individuals, built the mosque that now houses Al-Huda Islamic Center. Membership has grown, gathering together Muslim UGA faculty and students as well as professionals in the community. Dr. Amer will present an introduction to Islam and Arab culture, with an emphasis on what members of the Islamic Center would like for others in Athens to understand about their religious community. *Note that the first session will be held at River’s Crossing. During the class, members will receive location and meeting information for the second session which will be held off site. Adel Amer earned his PhD at Ain Shams University-Egypt in Arabic Applied Linguistics where he gained in-depth knowledge of classical Arabic and Quranic studies. He teaches in the Department of Religion and the Department of Linguistics at UGA. Dr. Amer is the Imam of the Al-Huda Islamic Center in Athens. ________________________________

Israel & Its Neighbors: Understanding a Seemingly Intractable Conflict Friday, March 17, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Many argue the Israeli-Palestinian (and broader Israeli-Arab) conflict is the most intractable currently facing the global system. The purposes of this class will be to delve into the history of this conflict to better understand the key issues, the possible causes, and the various actors who play key roles in perpetuating it.

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Jane Austen’s Persuasion Mondays, March 6, 20, 27, 2017 9:00 - 11:00 AM River’s Crossing $21 Enjoy this discussion/lecture class centered around Jane Austen’s novel Persuasion (ISBN 9780307390783) and consider: Should Anne have refused to listen to her family? Does Lady Russell care too much about socioeconomic status? Why and when do we allow ourselves to be persuaded? Students are encouraged to read the text before the first class. They will discuss the history and the culture of the characters’ lives and also watch the 1995 film starring Amanda Root and Ciaran Hinds. Lorien Campbell has a MAT in English Language Arts, Reading, and History. She has a BA in English: Creative Writing and a background in English Literature. This is her 8th class as an OLLI instructor. She has taught classes on Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre, Pride and Prejudice, and The Great Gatsby as well as literary detectives-Lord Peter Wimsey, Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple, and Sherlock Holmes. ________________________________

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Leah Carmichael is a Lecturer in the Department of International Affairs. She teaches on a variety of subjects, including international law, international political economy, and U.S. national security policy. Her research interests also include a focus on the politics of hunger around the world. ________________________________

It’s as Easy as Riding a Bike: The How and Why Thursday, March 9, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

For folks just getting started in cycling, or for those who would like to increase and improve their riding, we will look at the physical, emotional, and social benefits of riding; different types of rides and bikes; bikes, clothing, and gear; what to carry/basic repair tips; and how biking can even transform your community. We’ll also pay special attention to bike advocacy and safety— topics of great concerns to riders and the community at large. The instructor will provide all materials—just bring a love of riding, health, fun, and friends. Ken Sherman is a lifelong educator who has served as a high school and middle school teacher, middle school principal, UGA and Piedmont College professor, and School Improvement Specialist with RESA. His true passion these days is cycling. Riding more than 7,000 miles each year has transformed his health and his life, and through Ken’s Promotions he organizes biking events and fundraisers throughout the year. ________________________________

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John Wilkes Booth’s One-Eyed Horse Wednesday, April 26, 2017 1:00 - 2:15 PM River’s Crossing $10

Discover the story of John Wilkes Booth’s one-eyed horse and how federal government detectives linked it to the Lincoln assassination conspirators David Harold, George Atzerodt, Lewis Powell, and Mary Surratt within hours after the assassination. The course will include how Dr. Samuel A. Mudd, the Charles County Maryland doctor who set Booth’s leg on the morning of April 15, 1865, was implicated in the conspiracy. Mark Waters is a retired Navy captain who taught at the Naval Academy and worked as a physical scientist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - National Weather Service and National Environmental Satellite Service. He received a PhD from UGA. An ardent student of anything pertaining to the Civil War, he has appeared on GPTV, Turner South, the History Channel, and the Discovery Channel. He’s a life member of the Surratt Society, Clinton, MD and lives in Washington, Georgia. ________________________________

Leave It, Move It, Roll It: Know Your Retirement Options Tuesday, February 21, 2017   9:00 – 10:15 AM River’s Crossing $10

Learn options for what to do with money from previous employers. The class will consider the pros and cons of taking a lump sum, leaving assets in a plan, moving them to another plan, rolling them over to a traditional IRA, converting them to Roth IRAs, or receiving an annuitization. Further topics include pensions, required minimum distributions, and estate planning (beneficiaries). Matt McKinney has been a financial advisor with Edward Jones since 1999. His office has been in the Athens/Oconee area for over sixteen years. He is married with two boys and resides in the Oconee area.  ________________________________

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LepNet: Digitizing 2.1 Million Specimen Records of Butterflies & Moths Monday, March 13, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Natural history museums around the world hold a treasure trove of biological data stored on specimen labels. Traditionally this information was accessible only to specialists who were able to visit many collections around the world in order to record label information from specimens belonging to some group of interest. Today efforts are being made to make this tremendous wealth of biological information easily and immediately available. This class will discuss how the UGA Collection of Arthropods is beginning to digitize some of its specimens in an effort to contribute to this important resource. Joe McHugh is a professor in the Department of Entomology at the University of Georgia and is the Curator of the Collection of Arthropods at the Georgia Museum of Natural History. McHugh’s main research focus is the systematics of beetles. He has a special fondness for neglected “little brown beetle” groups. Currently, he is a collaborator on LepNet, a large NSF-funded specimen digitization project focused on the butterflies and moths of North America. ________________________________

Let’s Dance: Intro to Carolina Shag Thursday, March 30, 2017 5:30 - 6:45 PM Off Site $8

Get moving with an introductory lesson to Carolina Shag. The lesson will last 75 minutes and will cover the basic step and a few turn patterns. No partner is required. Natalie Cox is a co-director and a visiting guest instructor of the UGA Ballroom Performance Group. She is also Ballroom Director of Dancefx Inc. Cox volunteers extensively in the community and is probably best known for her volunteerism with Project Safe’s annual benefit, Dancing with the Athens Stars. ________________________________

Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Last Muse

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Where Care and Compassion Come Together

Lisa Foreman, RN OCN CHPM Program Director 2340 Prince Avenue, Suite A Athens, GA 30606 (877) 669-3550 Toll Free (706) 369-3550 Main (706) 369-3540 Fax (706) 352-1048 Cell lisa.foreman@cchnet.net

Monday, March 27, 2017   2:30 – 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $10

Geraldine Williams plans a presentation on the significance of an Irish immigrant nurse, Sarah Eileen Hanley, in the life of one of the great artists of the gilded age, Louis Comfort Tiffany. Geraldine Williams (BSED 69, MAED 79, UGA) worked as a teacher and registered art therapist. She is author of Developmental Art Therapy (with Mary M. Wood), Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Last Muse, and other books and magazine articles. She retired from teaching in 2006 and volunteered for seven years at the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum in Winter Park, Florida, which has the most comprehensive Tiffany collection in the world, before returning to Athens in 2014.  ________________________________


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Loving Him Away: A Caregiver’s Journey Monday, March 20, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Diane will share her journey as a caregiver for her husband who passed away in December 2015. She retired from teaching in 2013 to care for him after he developed dementia following a fall and brain injury. In this role she found that a compassionate heart and a good sense of humor were indispensable qualities. Since his death she has dealt with the grief of his loss and has used her creative life as a path toward healing and wholeness. She will offer her poetry and paintings in the hope that this might help others on a similar journey. Diane Barret received her doctorate in art education from the University of Georgia in 1992 with a specialty in art for older adults. She was the director of the Georgia Museum of Art’s senior outreach program for over twenty years. She also has written and directed a large number of grants through the Georgia Humanities and Folk Life Councils to support her work in the area of creativity and aging. ________________________________

Making Ends Meet

Thursdays, February 9, 16, 23, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $21 A National Issues Interactive Forum: For many Americans, the recovery from the 2007 recession, a recovery that officially began in 2009, feels very remote, or nonexistent. Even as the stock market surges and millions of jobs have been created, they see a very different picture. Many Americans still

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believe in the basic notion that anyone who works hard should be able to support a family and get ahead. What can we do to make that happen? Margaret Holt is a retired professor of Adult Education, one of the founders of the Jeannette Rankin Foundation, and a consultant with the Charles F. Kettering Foundation. She has worked with the National Issues Forums programs since 1981. These are forums designed to engage people in community conversations about public policy issues. During the summers she lives with her husband in Greece. ________________________________

Making of a Religious Evolutionist Monday, January 23, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Michael Arnold will explain his journey as an evolutionary biologist and person of faith. He is not the first scientist to consider the proposition that there might be transcendent reality. In fact, he is not the first evolutionary biologist to do so. The father of evolutionary thought (Charles Darwin), one of the architects of the Modern Synthesis (Theodosius Dobzhansky), and finally one of the best known modern students of evolution (Richard Dawkins) have all considered this topic. In addition to discussing his own approach to science and faith, he will ask participants to respond with their own experiences and questions. Michael L. Arnold is a Distinguished Research Professor in the UGA Department of Genetics. He earned a PhD from the Australian National University (1986) and centers his studies on Evolutionary Genetics. His most recent book is Divergence With Genetic Exchange (2015). ________________________________

Parking Tags for River’s Crossing for 2016-2017 What you need to know: Anyone registered for just ONE River’s Crossing class will be assigned a semi-permanent, uniquelynumbered hang tag. Tags will not be mailed. The tag will be valid through July 31, 2017. Members will not pay a separate fee for parking. Rather, a parking fee is included in class fees. The tag will be good for all classes, meetings and events at River’s Crossing. Parking tags will be available for pick beginning January 11, 2017. You may pick up your tag between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm in the OLLI office. We will have them available at the Back to Class Bash on Friday, February 3. The cost to replace a lost tag will be $25—so hang on to your tag!


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Making the Most of Social Security: Retirement Strategies Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Do you really understand the Social Security system and how it will impact your retirement? This course will cover the following topics: maximizing Social Security benefits, how married couples can enhance lifetime spousal and survivor benefits, making income distribution decisions, creating income streams, taxes, inflation, and outliving retirement income. Tom Royer is a Senior Financial Security Consultant with COUNTRY Financial.  Tom has been providing financial services since 1997.  Tom has the following designations:  CFP (Certified Financial Planner), CLU (Chartered Life Underwriter), and ChFC (Chartered Financial Consultant).  Tom is also a member of the Society of Financial Services Professionals.   ________________________________

Managing Finances in Retirement Thursday, April 20, 2017 2:00 - 3:30 PM River’s Crossing $10

Mary E. Surratt and Lincoln’s Assassination Monday, May 1, 2017 1:00 - 2:15 PM River’s Crossing $10

The first female executed by the federal government was Mary Surratt for her role in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. She operated a boarding house in Washington, DC, where John Wilkes Booth met with her, her son John H. Surratt, Jr. and other conspirators. The class will include trial testimony by John Lloyd who leased her tavern in Surrattsville, Maryland, and boarder Louis Weichmann, as well as her fateful trip to Surrattsville on April 14, 1865. Her tavern was the first stop made by John Wilkes Booth and David Herold after President Lincoln was assassinated. Dr. Samuel A. Mudd’s role as co-conspirator will be presented. Mark Waters is a retired Navy captain who taught at the Naval Academy and worked as a physical scientist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - National Weather Service and National Environmental Satellite Service. He received a PhD from UGA. An ardent student of anything pertaining to the Civil War, he has appeared on GPTV, Turner South, the History Channel, and the Discovery Channel. He’s a life member of the Surratt Society, Clinton, MD, and lives in Washington, Georgia. ________________________________

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Long term care is expensive at home or at a facility—even the most affluent need to consider the best options. Do you know all the resources that will work best for your family? Veterans who valiantly served their country may be eligible in a time of need to receive cash supplements or other services available from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Learn how to have private financial services and cash flow management provided to seniors in their own homes along with asset accumulation, financial protection, and lifetime income. Sallyanne Barrow is a CPA with a Master’s of Accountancy. She is the owner of NE GA Financial Management Services providing private concierge accounting services to elderly clients in their homes. Randy Christian is a 30-year veteran of the financial services industry specializing in helping senior citizens coordinate retirement income planning, Social Security, veterans benefits, and long-term care funding based on their individual need. ________________________________

The UGA Speech and Hearing Clinic has provided services to the Athens community for more than 60 years! Our Services • • • •

Hearing evaluations (infants to adults) Hearing aid dispensing and repairs Speech, language, voice/resonance, and f luency disorders Speech and hearing screenings

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 12:00 - 1:30 PM Trumps Catering $25

Stretched between Confederate trenches and the Federal White House, the Todd family was a uniquely divided clan, a sort of Civil War writ small. Six of the siblings, including Mary Todd Lincoln, sided with the Union; eight sided with the Confederacy; four were either killed in the war or had husbands who were, if we count Lincoln in that number. Stephen Berry discusses the movements and fates of members of this colorful family and explores the Todds’ impact on Lincoln’s own unique experience and interpretation of the Civil War. You must register for this luncheon no later than Thursday, March 16. Stephen Berry is Gregory Professor of the Civil War Era at the University of Georgia. The author or editor of six books on America in the mid-19th century, Berry directs or co-directs the Southern Historical Association, the Center for Virtual History, the UnCivil Wars series at the University of Georgia Press, and the web project CSI:Dixie. Berry’s work has been supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Mellon Foundation, and the American Council of Learned Societies, among others ________________________________

Medieval Mysteries: Ellis Peters’ Cadfael Mondays, April 3, 10, 17, 24, 2017 9:00 - 11:00 AM River’s Crossing $24

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the English Civil War. In addition to reading we will watch film renditions of each novel starring Derek Jacobi as Cadfael. We will also study the historical and cultural background of the world Cadfael inhabits. Students are encouraged to read One Corpse Too Many (9781504001960) before the first class and A Morbid Taste for Bones (9781504001939) before the third class.

States and more than thirty other countries. His latest book is MOOCs and Open Education Around the World (with Curt Bonk, Mimi Lee, and Thomas Reynolds). His research interests encompass educational technology in developing countries, design-based research, and evaluation.

Lorien Campbell has a MAT in English Language Arts, Reading, and History. She has a BA in English: Creative Writing and a background in English Literature. This is her 8th class as an OLLI instructor. She has taught classes on Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre, Pride and Prejudice, and The Great Gatsby as well as literary detectives Lord Peter Wimsey, Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple, and Sherlock Holmes.

Natural History of Iceland: Land of Fire, Ice, and Abundant Birdlife

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Mental Illness and the Legal System: We Need a Better Way Friday, March 24, 2017   12:00 – 1:00 PM River’s Crossing $10

This brown bag lunch program will examine the ways in which individuals with serious mental illnesses intersect with the legal system, particularly the criminal justice system. The instructor will discuss research that identifies challenges and deficits in the criminal justice system and its treatment of people with mental illnesses, including her own research on jails and post-release risks. The class will also explore evidence-based strategies communities can use to prevent incarceration, improve treatment within incarceration settings, and increase success upon re-entry into the community for people with mental illnesses. Anna Scheyett is Dean and Professor at the UGA School of Social Work. She received her PhD from Memorial University, MSW from UNC at Chapel Hill, and Master’s in Science and Philosophy from Yale University Department of Human Genetics. Dr. Scheyett is passionate about social work education, social justice, and the rights of vulnerable individuals. Her research examines, among other things, the intersection of mental illness and the criminal justice system. ________________________________

MOOCs: Online Courses for Mature Learners Monday, April 3, 2017 2:30 - 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $10

MOOCs (massive open online courses) have exploded on the learning scene over the past five years. Originating from elite universities such as Stanford, MIT, and the Open University of the United Kingdom, they provide free learning opportunities for learners of every age. Some MOOCs are specifically designed for mature learners, such as FutureLearn’s “Ageing Well: Falls” MOOC that helps people to learn why they may fall, discover practical methods to reduce the risk of falling, and recognize when to seek expert help. This class will introduce participants to the what, why, and how of learning through MOOCs. Thomas C. Reeves, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Learning, Design, and Technology in the College of Education at the University of Georgia. He was a Fulbright Lecturer in Peru and has given invited presentations in the United

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Monday, February 13, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Where else can you stand with your feet astride the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, and nearby see thousands of seabirds, with parents delivering fish to chicks in their nests? Iceland’s physical landscape is formed by ongoing volcanism, with newly created rock shaped by the erosive power of ice and water. Waterfalls tumbling over distinctive basalts abound, and many coastlines are composed of jagged cliffs that line deeply carved glacial fjords. These cliffs are home to the world’s largest populations of puffins and other seabird species. Come on a photographic tour to learn about the natural history of this physical and biological wonderland. Kathy Parker is Professor Emerita in the Geography Department at the University of Georgia. She has taught physical geography and biogeography for over three decades. Her travels have taken her to remote reaches of the globe, where she has captured the landscape photographically to share with students in her courses, and with a broader audience through regional art exhibitions. She has traveled to Iceland once and other high-latitude environments numerous times, in different seasons, to experience and photograph these ecosystems. ________________________________

Neanderthals in You: More News from Our Genome

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You must register for this lunch program no later than Thursday, January 12, 2017. Bob Ivarie grew up in Oregon, graduating high school in a logging/mill town (1962). After graduating with distinction and honors in biology from Stanford (1967), he earned a doctoral degree in molecular biology at MCDB at Colorado University (1972). He joined the Genetics Department in 1980 and retired as a Professor Emeritus in 2010. He is a Fellow of the AAAS and NAI. He founded AviGenics/Synageva for the production of low cost, high yield human pharmaceuticals in egg whites. ________________________________


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Nonprescription Medications: Navigating the OTC Aisle Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

With the large variety of over-the-counter (OTC) medications available at the pharmacy, it’s easy to become overwhelmed when trying to select the most appropriate product for you or your family. Attend this class to learn about safe and effective use of common OTC products. Andrew Darley is the coordinator of Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences for 3rd year PharmD students and introductory health system experiences at the University of Georgia College Of Pharmacy. He earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from UGA and completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia. He worked as a Clinical Pharmacist in internal medicine at Memorial before joining the Division of Experience Programs as a faculty member. ________________________________

Oconee Hill Cemetery: A Visit to a Victorian Natural Landscape Cemetery Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Lecture *See note below for walking tour date 9:00 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing/Off Site* $18

The first session, held at River’s Crossing, will be a slide presentation about the history and overall plan of the 19th century cemetery listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Included will be styles of tombstones and the significance of their symbolism. In session two, the walk will be confined to the original sections of the cemetery. Topics will include Oconee Hill as a

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Victorian Natural Landscape cemetery; its history; burial practices; mortuary art symbolism; and a look at people who shaped 19th century Athens. *During the first session, students will sign up for one of two dates for the two-hour walking tour. Walking tours are limited to 25 persons per tour and will begin at 9:30 AM. Dates to choose from will be Thursday, January 19 or Saturday, January 21. Charlotte Thomas Marshall is one of the many non-native Athenians who collect and preserve Athens history and joyously share it with all who are interested. She is editor/publisher of the award-winning The Tangible Past in Athens Georgia and author of Oconee Hill Cemetery of Athens, Georgia, Volume I, (2009). She is presently preparing Volumes II-IV to complete the cemetery work. A native of Donalsonville, GA, and graduate of Wesleyan College, she came to Athens in 1966 to work for UGA. ________________________________

Oh My Aging Brain!

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10 Learn about cognition or thinking skills including memory, normal aging, cognitive diagnoses, recent research, and resources as well as simple strategies and practical doable tips to keep you healthy and functioning.  Tracy Young is an Occupational Therapist at Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital.   She has worked for the organization for over twenty-five years in many settings and programs including Outpatient Rehabilitation.   She specializes in working with clients with neurological diagnoses, vision problems, and driving. She is keenly interested in healthy aging for her clients as well as for her own sake.  ________________________________

Operationalizing Diversity: I Care, But What Do I Do?

Why Join the Waitlist? The office recommends registering for a class even if there is a waitlist. Why? Because we are constantly evaluating enrollment numbers and looking for solutions - whether it’s securing a larger space, working with a presenter to increase their max participant limit, or offering an additional session. When we secure a solution, we offer members on the waitlist the right of first refusal. Still not convinced? In fall 2016, we successfully moved 559 (yes, five hundred fifty-nine) members from a waitlist into a class. You do pay when registering, but the payoff can be worth the wait.

Friday, January 27, 2017 9:00 - 10:15 AM River’s Crossing $10

Feeling like you’ve been given an important task, but it didn’t come with an instruction manual? Tired of feeling guilty for something you didn’t do? Do you have a feeling of discomfort about how you fit into this Diversity & Inclusion equation? Join the rest of us. We are living in a period where we’ve heard for a while that D&I is a good thing and that we should all subscribe to it. But what does that really mean on an individual level? Come explore these issues and answers in a comfortable, safe environment, and leave feeling a bit more at ease and enlightened about it. Dawn D. Bennett-Alexander, Esq., arrived at UGA in 1988 and is an associate professor of Employment Law and Legal Studies at the Terry College of Business and the founder of Practical Diversity, a diversity consulting business. She is the author, along with Laura Pincus Hartman, of Employment Law for Business, now in its eighth edition. ________________________________


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Optimize Your Dental Health Tuesday, April 11, 2017   10:30 – 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Taking care of your teeth and gums is as much about your overall health as it is your dental health. Your mouth is vital to your overall health as it takes in both the nourishment and breath of life! Making the dentist part of your health care team will not only help you keep your smile healthy for a lifetime; it will ensure the proper relationship of facial bones, joints, muscles, and teeth that naturally support the health of the body. When this complex system ceases to work in harmony, a vicious cycle of dysfunction can result. Learn how to avoid this cycle working with your dentist. Phillip H. Durden, DMD has owned Winterville Dental for 27 years, and, in practice, uses a multi-disciplinary approach to dental medicine to improve the health and wellness of his patients. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, and a member of the American Dental Association and Georgia Dental Association, the International Association for Orthodontics, and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, as well as a founding member of the Athens Dentofacial Interdisciplinary Study Club. ________________________________

Organic? Eating and Growing: What Does It Mean? Friday, March 24, 2017 9:00 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Organic food sales increase over 10 percent every year. What does it mean when you buy organically-labeled food? Can you grow organic food in your own garden? This presentation will explain the background of the organic food label in your grocery store, look at the distinctive values of purchasing organic food, and also explain briefly how you can grow organic food in your own backyard. David Knauft is a professor of horticulture at UGA. He has served as Associate Dean of the Graduate School and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at UGA. Previously he served as department head for the Crop Science Department at North Carolina State University. He began his academic career at the University of Florida where he taught a number of genetics-related courses and conducted research on peanut breeding and genetics. ________________________________

Our Community in Partnership with the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia Wednesday, May 10, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM Offsite $8

During a tour of the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia, participants will learn about the current level of need regarding food insecurity in our area. In addition, Bill Taylor will share the history, mission, scope, programs, and impact of the Food Bank of NEGA and hold a question and answer session. Location directions and details will be provided to class participants. Bill Taylor is Volunteer Manager at the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. He has been with the FBNEGA since 2012. Bill brings and oversees volunteering

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opportunities to the community so that residents can participate in the mission of the Food Bank NEGA, which is to end food insecurity and alleviate poverty in our region. Bill Taylor is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Athens, GA, and of Emmanuel Episcopal Church. ________________________________

Paris: My Home During the German Occupation, 1939-45 Thursday, March 9, 2017 2:00 - 4:00 PM River’s Crossing $10

France Boney shares personal reminiscences of the German invasion and long occupation of Paris and the August 1944 liberation. France Boney was born in Paris in 1931. She is a graduate of the University of Paris and holds a master’s degree in French literature from UGA. She taught French at Cedar Shoals High School in Athens for 17 years and is now retired. ________________________________

Pasta 101

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 9:00 - 11:45 AM Off Site $43 Participants will learn how to make fresh Tagliatelle, Angel Hair, Lasagna noodles and filled Agnolotti as well as flavored and colored pastas. Charles Hay will create two pasta dishes to share with the class who will also get to take home the fresh pasta that they made. The cost of the class includes a fee to cover the cost of ingredients. Location details will be provided to registrants. This class is limited to 10 participants. Charles Hay is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University. After graduation Charles worked overseas in restaurants and hotels until returning to the States to open Olive Basket. In his spare time, he likes to work on various culinary related projects, both modern and historical. ________________________________

Pastry 101 (Savory & Sweet): An Introduction Mondays, March 13, 20, 2017 9:00 - 11:45 AM Off Site $38

Learn the basics of pastry tarts, both savory and sweet versions. See how to make large tarts, small tarts, decorations and more as Charles Hay creates both a sweet and a savory tart with seasonally available ingredients. In the second session learn about phyllo dough and its cousin, apple strudel. The cost of the class includes a fee to cover the cost of ingredients. Location details will be provided to registrants. This class is limited to 10 participants. Charles Hay is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University. After graduation Charles worked overseas in restaurants and hotels until returning to the States to open Olive Basket. In his spare time, he likes to work on various culinary related projects, both modern and historical. ________________________________


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Persona Poems: A Reading and Talk Friday, February 3, 2017 9:00 - 10:15 AM River’s Crossing $10

Using examples from her own work and others, Michelle Castleberry discusses the persona poem, a “form of a thousand faces.” Through persona, the writer wears the mask of a 1st person account of another being. By taking on the voice of someone else (living, dead, real, or fictional), a writer can explore empathy and curiosity about the human experience. Michelle Castleberry is a UGA alum (MSW 2007) who works as a clinical social worker at Family Counseling Services, Inc. of Athens and lives in Oconee County. Her first book, Dissecting the Angel and Other Poems, placed her as finalist for the 2013 Georgia Author of the Year Award. She enjoys introducing people to the joys of reading and writing poetry. ________________________________

Pet Health: Vaccinations, Pesticides, and Autoimmune Diseases Thursday, May 11, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Kittens and puppies are loaded up with multiple vaccinations, flea treatment, de-wormers, and neutering – often on the same day, and often when they are ill. Much research is available underneath a huge pile of marketing to demonstrate that this procedure can cause immune system problems later in our pets’ lives, and we lose them with great expense and heartbreak. While there are many good reasons to make sure pets are protected from disease, perhaps there is a better way. Dr. Drewry will provide information from research studies. Damaris Drewry has dedicated her career in private practice to researching and addressing root causes of human physical and emotional issues that are considered to be incurable through a whole-systems approach she calls Beyond Talk Therapy™ (www.BeyondTalkTherapy.com).  This presentation has absolutely nothing to do with her professional career, but she has recently become an advocate for better vaccination and pesticide awareness in dog and cat owners. ________________________________

Philosophy: A Brief Introduction

Mondays and Thursdays, May 15, 18, 22, 25, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $24 The class’s four, 75-minute, sessions will explore the major questions introduced in the required text, What Does It All Mean? by Thomas Nagel (ISBN 0-19-505216-1). Readings in preparation for each class meeting will be shared in advance with class participants. This class is limited to 15 participants. Bob Burton earned an AB in philosophy from UGA, a MA from Emory, and a PhD from Northwestern. He taught philosophy at Hope College before joining the faculty at UGA where he taught for over forty years and from which retired as head of department. He enjoys traveling with his wife, Mary, playing with their grandchildren, mentoring, playing classical guitar, and cycling. ________________________________

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Plants, People, and Medicine: Tour of the Herb & Physic Garden Thursday, May 18, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM Off Site $8

From ancient cultures to modern medicine we will explore the fascinating world of plant medicine on this walking tour of the Herb & Physic Garden at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. From very early times in history until present day, herbs have been used as healing agents. Many developing countries use medicine derived from plants as their primary health care. Twenty-five percent of modern pharmaceuticals are made from plants first used traditionally. Hear the health benefits of common garden herbs as well as plants you may not realize have medicinal value. Location and meeting details will be provided to registrants. This class is limited to 15 participants. Pamela Butts, a longtime resident of Athens, received a BS degree in Family and Consumer Science Education at UGA. She married into a “horticulture family” and worked in the family retail greenhouse and florist business for over thirty years. For the past nine years she has been the curator of the Conservatory and the Herb & Physic Garden at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. Her hobbies include study of medicinal plants and genealogy. ________________________________

Poet Laureate Judson Mitcham Speaks of Poetry Tuesday, March 7, 2017 12:00 – 1:30 PM Talmage Terrace $19.00

Joseph Mitcham’s presentation will involve brief comments on the writing of poetry and fiction, on the teaching of writing, and on the writing life. The author will read a few poems and take questions.

You must register for this luncheon no later than Thursday, March 2, 2017. Judson Mitcham is the poet laureate of Georgia. He has published in Poetry, Harper’s, Georgia Review, Hudson Review, New England Review, and Southern Review. He has been awarded an NEA Fellowship in Creative Writing and a Pushcart Prize, and he has twice won the Townsend Prize for Fiction. His most recent collection of poems is A Little Salvation: Poems Old and New. In 2013 he was inducted into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame. ________________________________

Real/LEDGE Goes to Honduras Thursday, April 20, 2017 1:00 - 2:15 PM River’s Crossing $10

Honduras is an economically and educationally challenged country. A Georgia team of educators were invited by the Honduran minister of education to introduce entrepreneurial skills to students via teacher training. This was to help learners open their minds to opportunities that would be viable businesses now as well as to inspire them to understand the business processes for self-employment in the future. While all the panelists have traveled extensively, they learned and experienced so much from their new Honduran friends and will share these insights with attendees.


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The presenters are part of the Real/LEDGE team that trains educators to incorporate hands-on entrepreneurial activities in the school curriculum. All have implemented these concepts in their respective schools in Clarke County and now train across the US and Europe and, most recently, Honduras. Presenting are Sherry Malone, Founding Director of Real and retired Clarke County principal; Barbara (Basia) Geartig, teacher at Hilsman Middle School and current director of Real; and Gini Allen, teacher at Coile Middle School who has worked with Real since its inception. ________________________________

Recycling From a Georgia Industry Perspective Friday, February 24, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Off Site $8

Class participants will travel via Athens-Clarke County vans to Greensboro, Georgia to tour Novelis, world leader in rolled aluminum products and recycling. Novelis has been in Greensboro for over thirty years and receives millions of can scraps for recycling. This class will be a tour of an aluminum recycling facility to expand participants’ knowledge of the entire recycling loop and recycling’s impact on the Georgia economy. Suki Janssen is Director of the ACC Solid Waste Department and has been with ACC for over ten years, earlier serving as Waste Reduction Administrator. She was a program coordinator for the Keep Georgia Beautiful program within the Georgia Office of Environmental Management. She is a certified middle grades teacher, past Georgia Recycling Coalition president, and current Northeast Georgia Regional Solid Waste Management Authority board member. She is a SWANA certified Landfill Operator, Class Instructor, Recycling Systems Manager, and Composting Programs Manager. ________________________________

Red Wolves: Ecology and Conservation Monday, January 30, 2017   10:30 – 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

In 1980 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service declared red wolves extinct in the wild. Through the Red Wolf Recovery Program, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service began reintroducing red wolves into northeastern North Carolina in 1987. Although restoration efforts have established a small population of approximately 45–60 red wolves in the wild, issues of hybridization with coyotes, inbreeding, and human-caused mortality continue to hamper red wolf recovery. This class will explore these three challenges to red wolf conservation and discuss options to advance restoration of red wolves. Joseph Hinton is a post-doctoral researcher in UGA’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources. His research has focused on the ecology and interactions of red wolves and coyotes, and ecological conditions facilitating hybridization between the two. His current research includes assessing the effects of anthropogenic mortality on the endangered red wolf population and a large regional study on the ecology of coyotes in Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina. ________________________________

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Refire! Don’t Retire: Book Discussion Friday, February 17, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Engage in active discussion about the book Refire! Don’t Retire: Make the Rest of Your Life the Best of Your Life by Ken Blanchard and Morton Shaevitz (2015, Barrett-Koehler Publishers). Discussion will highlight the four key refiring issues: emotionally, intellectually, physically, and spiritually.  Discussion questions are: What are your takeaways after reading the book? What does refiring mean to you? How can you begin your own refiring journey? This class is limited to 12 participants. Peter Balsamo has had strong interest and involvement in active retirement issues and positive aging activities. He was the founder and first chair of the board of directors of the Shepherd’s Center of Lexington, SC (www. sclex.org).  He has more than thirty-five years of experience working in the continuing education field at four different institutions of higher education in AL, VA, SC, and PA.  He earned his PhD from the University of Alabama. ________________________________

Road Less Traveled: International Politics, Culture, and Society in Eastern Europe and Asia Wednesdays, February 1, 15, 22, 2017 12:00 - 1:00 PM River’s Crossing $21

In this brown bag lunch series, Rusty Brooks will discuss world politics, culture, and society in countries from Georgia and Ukraine to China and South Korea, and how political events and social changes in these interesting countries influence politics and culture in the U.S. and the world. The class will also discuss places, locations, and events in these locales that make them interesting, and intriguing destinations to visit. The class will utilize current events and past history to put in context the important roles these countries play in the world and in U.S. policy and strategic relations. Rusty Brooks is Director of the International Center in the Carl Vinson Institute of Government. He has over twenty years in international development work in countries including Uzbekistan, China, South Korea, Georgia, Armenia, Zimbabwe, Croatia, Ukraine, and Bosnia. He has worked in various public service and outreach units at UGA over his thirty-plus year career and has led UGA study abroad programs to Ukraine and Croatia. His professional interests are in sustainable development, rural development, and public management. ________________________________

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Sanford Stadium Up Close: A Tour Thursday, May 11, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM Off Site $8

Led by members of the UGA Athletic Department, OLLI members will get a behind-the-scenes tour of Sanford Stadium, beginning at Gate 10. The tour will include walking the sidelines, the home-team locker room, the press box, and various suites. Registrants should be comfortable walking on varied surfaces and standing for extended periods of time. The tour is limited to 20 participants. ________________________________

Seed Saving for the Home Gardener Wednesday, June 7, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Join us for a presentation on backyard seed saving, including such topics as definitions and botanical terms to get you started, the challenges and rewards of seed saving, the lifespan of common garden seeds, and what conditions are best for storage. We will also examine pollination and fertilization techniques to promote better seed, isolation methods for home gardeners, harvesting and processing techniques, storage and germination testing, and why seed quality is important. Amanda Tedrow is the Athens-Clarke County Cooperative Extension Agent. She coordinates the local Master Gardener, Master Naturalist, and Master Composter programs, as well as answers numerous calls from homeowners and landscapers throughout the year. Her personal gardening interests include vegetable gardening, succulents, and cacti. ________________________________

Seed Starting for the Home Gardener Wednesday, February 1, 2017 2:30 - 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $10

how to avoid common seed starting mistakes, and troubleshooting common problems. We will also discuss when to start your seeds, when it’s safe to plant your seedlings into the garden, and how to care for your seedlings. Amanda Tedrow is the Athens-Clarke County Cooperative Extension Agent. She coordinates the local Master Gardener, Master Naturalist, and Master Composter programs, as well as answers numerous calls from homeowners and landscapers throughout the year. Her personal gardening interests include vegetable gardening, succulents, and cacti. ________________________________

Shamanic Practices: An Introduction Tuesday, April 4, 2017 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM Offsite $14

Shamanism is a healing tradition practiced continually in many indigenous cultures for thousands of years. “Contemporary Shamanism” is becoming popular in western culture because it teaches techniques for personal and societal healing. Participants will experience shamanic journeying accompanied by drumming and guided visualization. Through this technique their awareness expands and they can connect deeply with nature, recover personal power and/or receive healing information. Each participant will have the opportunity to walk the Medicine Wheel to deepen their experience. Time is allotted for writing and illustrating their personal journeys and optional sharing. Location details will be sent to class participants. This class is limited to 10 participants. Barbara Odil is a mixed media artist whose work and life path are inspired and guided by her shamanic practice. Since the late 1990s she has taught workshops incorporating creativity and guided journeying. She is trained in the Harner method of shamanism and is a certified color therapist. Barbara works with individuals and groups to deepen their connection to the natural world through journeying and creating. ________________________________

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Uncommon Gourmet

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Friday, February 10, 2017 9:00 – 10:15 AM River’s Crossing $10

This class will present findings on the history of enslavement at the University of Georgia, based on work by students in the Master of Historic Preservation program. Nesbit and students in his Public History and Technology class investigated this history in Fall 2015 and Fall 2016. Scott Nesbit is Assistant Professor of digital humanities at the University of Georgia’s College of Environment and Design. His work explores the intersection between digital tools and humanistic questions, particularly questions touching on the history and spaces of the American South. He has led digital history projects such as Visualizing Emancipation, which used a wide array of textual sources to map where and when slavery fell apart during the American Civil War. ________________________________


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Sleep Apnea: Trauma-Based Central Nervous System Apnea Can Be Resolved Wednesday, May 3, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

In 2008 Dr. Drewry discovered that Central Nervous System Sleep Apnea is often caused by lingering memories of traumatizing events replaying over and over during the sleep cycle. This condition is largely overlooked by sleep study clinics, and the result is that many people have been given a CPAP machine, and a lifelong diagnosis of an “incurable” disease, when the condition can be eliminated by clearing the underlying PTSD. Dr. Drewry uses her Beyond Talk Therapy™ process along with Emotional Freedom Techniques™ and Neuro Linguistic Programming™ to create a mind-body link which facilitates the reframing of traumatic events. Damaris Drewry has dedicated her career to addressing root causes of physical and emotional issues through a whole-systems approach she calls Beyond Talk Therapy™. She has presented 3,000+ hours of workshops privately, for ISSSEEM (Institute for the Study of Subtle Energy Medicine), ACEP (Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology), the Institute for Noetic Sciences, churches, and hospices. She appears in the documentary film “Operation Emotional Freedom” about the successful use of EFT (“tapping”) for veterans and their families. ________________________________

Soil Biology and Ecology Thursday, April 13, 2017 9:00 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

The soil is a vast reservoir of biodiversity. The interacting food webs of plants and decomposers underpin soil ecosystem functions such as water relations, nutrient cycling, and erosion resistance. We will unearth the wealth of organisms that inhabit a world as close as our feet, but far from our everyday awareness. As Davinci said, “We know more about the movement of celestial bodies than about the soil underfoot.” Participants will hopefully come away fascinated with a strange and bizarre cast of characters essential to the health of the thin skin of soil on our good earth. Dan Wallace is Resource Inventory Coordinator for USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Georgia. His interest in soils began as a student worker at UGA for a project examining the effects of tillage on soil quality - the Horseshoe Bend Project, led by pioneering soil ecologists Dave Coleman, Dac Crossley, and Paul Hendrix. He has worked with landowners in all corners of Georgia on soil conservation for twenty-two years. ________________________________

Southeastern Coyotes: Ecology and Management Wednesday, April 5, 2017 1:00 - 2:15 PM River’s Crossing $10

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that coyotes have a history of range expansions and contractions that may be attributed to the loss of wolves on the landscape and changes in habitat. The 20th century range expansion of coyotes into eastern North America has generated much interest from ecologists and the general public because it occurred in several waves, resulting in noticeable changes in phenotype and hybridization with remnant wolf populations. In this class, we will discuss coyote colonization, ecology, and management in the Southeastern United States. Joseph Hinton is a post-doctoral researcher in UGA’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources. His research has focused on the ecology and interactions of red wolves and coyotes, and ecological conditions facilitating hybridization between the two. His current research includes assessing the effects of anthropogenic mortality on the endangered red wolf population and a large regional study on the ecology of coyotes in Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina. ________________________________

Spring Wildflowers of Georgia Wednesday, April 5, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM Off Site $8

Come take a very slow walk through the State Botanical Garden’s native flora garden, learning to identify the native spring-flowering plants that are cultivated and which also occur naturally. The tour will emphasize recognizing plant families as well as species. We will also discuss pollination strategies and plant adaptations to life in a deciduous forest. A 10x hand lens, available from several online sellers, will be helpful but is not required. This class is limited to 12 participants. Linda Chafin is Conservation Botanist for the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. Previously, she worked as Senior Botanist with the Florida Natural Areas Inventory, and, as an environmental consultant, conducted rare species surveys throughout the Southeast. Linda has published three field guides to Florida and Georgia plants. She earned a MA in botany from the UGA in 1988. She grew up in Atlanta, spending her summers camping and exploring in the mountains of north Georgia. ________________________________

Stephen King: More than Just Horror Tuesday, March 28, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

This course will address the problem with Stephen King, his autobiographical bent, his influences, his non-horror works, and the argument for his literary worth as a beautiful wordsmith. Ellen Cowne taught high school English for twenty-five years at four high schools and three colleges. She taught at GHP for five years where one of her favorite courses was “Stephen King - A Literary Great.” After leaving the classroom, she served as middle school principal in three schools and assistant superintendent before retiring in 2005. In retirement, she has published two books, created silver jewelry, read voraciously, and tried to play golf. __________________________________


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Still More Plant Stories: Delightful, Delicious, and Deadly Friday, April 7, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Plants have histories that interact with people. These plants include those we enjoy viewing in our yard, those we enjoy eating, and those that, well, kill us. This is the third in a series (non-connected, so anyone can participate in this one) where we share stories of the origins of our food plants, the way they have interacted in sometimes bizarre ways in history, and how in strange and unusual ways they have affected all of us. David Knauft is a professor of horticulture at UGA. He has served as Associate Dean of the Graduate School and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at UGA. Previously he served as department head for the Crop Science Department at North Carolina State University. He began his academic career at the University of Florida where he taught a number of genetics-related courses and conducted research on peanut breeding and genetics. ________________________________

Submit it! Understanding Juried Shows and Arts Exhibit Opportunities Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:00 - 1:00 PM River’s Crossing $10

In this brown bag lunch program, Didi Dunphy will lead OLLI artists and want-to-be’s in a professional practice session, discussing how to choose a work for submission to a juried art show. She will include how to prepare submissions, from an artist statement and resume to other basics such as framing, presentation, and documentary photography. Hear about the types of venues, careers of jurors, and selection committees, and submission follow-up as well as how to make the most of successes. All just in time for late January submissions to the 42nd Exhibition at the Lyndon House Art Center! Didi Dunphy received an MFA from San Francisco Art Institute in the contemporary arts. She is an accomplished artist having had exhibits in major venues across the United States and abroad. A former visiting scholar and professor at the Lamar Dodd School of Art, Ms. Dunphy works in the curatorial field as the Gallery Director at Hotel Indigo in Athens and is Program Supervisor of the Lyndon House Arts Center. Ms. Dunphy is represented by Whitespace Gallery in Atlanta. ________________________________

Tai Chi Easy: Introduction - A

Wednesdays and Fridays, January 18, 20, 25, 27; February 1, 3, 8, 10, 2017 10:00 - 11:00 AM Central Presbyterian Church $56 Tai Chi Easy: Introduction - B Wednesdays and Fridays, March 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 2017 10:00 - 11:00 AM Central Presbyterian Church $56 Both classes contain the same content. Each class is limited to 15 participants.

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Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that involves gestures that are performed in a slow and deliberate manner. Tai Chi Easy consists of movement, self-applied massage, intentional breathing, and meditation/ relaxation. It is suitable for all age and fitness levels. According to the Mayo Clinic, benefits include stress reduction, increased flexibility and balance, and better sleep patterns. Regular practice has been shown to strengthen the immune system and reduce falls (and fear of falling) among older adults. Tom Wittenberg earned an AB from Dartmouth and a MA from the University of Minnesota. His careers have been in book publishing, recruiting for the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, and Tai Chi training. He studied Tai Chi with Roger Jahnke, OMD, Institute of Integral Tai Chi and Qigong in Santa Barbara, California. ________________________________

TaijiFit: Another Form of Tai Chi

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, February 13, 15, 17, 2017 10:00 - 11:15 AM Central Presbyterian Church $24 TaijiFit, developed in the 1990’s by David Dorian Ross, is an easy-to-learn form of Tai Chi that stimulates relaxation and self-healing and promotes balance and coordination. The “Fit” component of TaijiFit refers to another dimension, strength building. The core seventeen movements are similar to Tai Chi Easy, but participants in TaijiFit learn a variety of basic movements and combinations that promote a continuous flow. These movement combinations, in turn, provide participants opportunities to choreograph and personalize their practice. Participants also have the chance to choose how and when they will employ the small weighted hand-held balls. Michele Simpson is a retired professor from UGA where she taught courses in learning strategies to undergraduates, worked with doctoral students in reading education, and coordinated the Postdoctoral Teaching Fellows Program. She is certified to teach two forms of Tai Chi and has taken yoga classes for over twenty years. ________________________________

Tales from the Garden: A Magical Journey Monday, March 6, 2017   12:00 – 1:00 PM River’s Crossing $10

During this brown bag lunch program, come on a magical garden journey through the eyes of Dr. A. Where did ‘Annabella’ hydrangea come from? Who in the world is ‘Nellie Stevens’? Is there really such a thing as Jack’s Beanstalk? And why is the poppy the flower of remembrance?  Hear tales from the garden that your mother never told you. Dr. Allan Armitage is highly sought as a teacher and lecturer and is renowned for his enthusiasm about ornamental plants. He has written 13 books, lectures throughout the world, and has recently developed his own app for smart phones and tablets. He also owns a travel company, Garden Vistas, and has been taking gardeners to the Great Gardens of the World every year for over 20 years. ________________________________


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Tastes of the Past: Memoirs from Your Family Recipes Thursdays, May 4 and 11, 2017 1:00 - 2:15 PM River’s Crossing $18

Writing a memoir is satisfying and cathartic, but it can be hard to know where to start. How about starting in the kitchen? Valerie J. Frey, author of Preserving Family Recipes: How to Save and Celebrate Your Food Traditions, will lead you on an exploration of your heirloom recipes. You’ll practice writing food-related memoirs and learn the art of effective recipes. You’ll also gather research tips for examining foodways with a historian’s eye, possibly discovering additional family recipes you didn’t know existed. Whether you wish to simply practice creative writing or pen a cookbook, this is class for you. Valerie J. Frey is an Athens writer and archivist. Her projects focus on genealogy, local history, storytelling, and the home lives of our ancestors. With degrees from UGA and the University of Tennessee, her archives career began at the Library of Congress and led to the Georgia Historical Society and the Georgia Archives. She now writes full time and in 2015 released Preserving Family Recipes: How to Save and Celebrate Your Food Traditions (UGA Press). ________________________________

The American Songbook (1920-1979): A Little Talk & Live Music Tuesday, February 21, 2017 12:00 - 1:30 PM Trumps Catering $25

The American songbook, and jazz interpretations of these songs, have become one of the major artistic contributions of American artists to musical expression worldwide. Many of these songs were written by the great composers of the 1920’s through the 1950’s (Cahn, Carmichael, Gershwin, Hammerstein, Kern, Mercer, Porter) although a number of songs of the 1960’s through 1980’s would now qualify as “standards.” They have been interpreted by many singers who got their start in the 1930’s through the 1950’s. However, the songs are constantly being reinterpreted by new singers who sing in a jazz tradition or in other musical traditions. The presentation will include a selection of standards with a little explanation of jazz interpretations of these songs.

You must register for this luncheon program no later than Thursday, February 16, 2017. Roy Martin has been singing off and on since his first solo performance in Sunday school at age 5. His musical directions changed in elementary school toward the violin and remained there through college. He continued playing and singing as an adult, both in the Athens Symphony and the Athens Choral Society. Recently he has branched out toward singing the American Songbook with a jazz group. Bassist Chris Enghauser has a MM from UGA and a BM from George Mason, both in Music Performance. He directs the Ram Band at Monsignor Donovan Catholic High School and is Adjunct Professor of Bass at Georgia College and Jacksonville State. Chris also works with many orchestras, including the Macon Symphony and Albany Symphony. He has toured and recorded with Chuck Leavell and Randall Bramblett and performed with such national Broadway tours as Pump Boys and Dinettes, and with Bela Fleck, among others. Pianist and arranger Jim McKillip began piano at age 4 in Montgomery Alabama. He studied trumpet in high school and earned a BA in music at UGA where he was the solo trumpeter for the

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Dixie Redcoat Band. Since 1966 Jim has played professionally in the greater Atlanta area. He has also been a middle school band director and was the owner of McKillip Music after leaving teaching. He has played behind such stars as The Platters and Aretha Franklin, among others. ________________________________

The Magnificent Egg: The Founding of AviGenics/SynGeva Thursday, March 16, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Learn about the founding of the first major biotech company on the UGA campus in 1996 to genetically engineer chickens to lay eggs with high levels of human biopharmaceuticals in egg white. One gene, ovalbumin, produces half of the four grams of protein in egg white. By harnessing the power of the gene, up to a gram or more of a human protein could be produced at low cost. Following a nearly twenty year effort to accomplish that, the first product approved by the FDA is Kanuma for the treatment of a rare, lethal infant disease involving lysosomal protein storage. The company was recently purchased by Alexion Pharmaceuticals for $8.4 billion. Bob Ivarie grew up in Oregon, graduating high school in a logging/mill town (1962). After graduating with distinction and honors in biology from Stanford (1967), he earned a doctoral degree in molecular biology at MCDB at Colorado University (1972). He joined the Genetics Department in 1980 and retired as a Professor Emeritus in 2010. He is a Fellow of the AAAS and NAI. He founded AviGenics/Synageva for the production of low cost, high yield human pharmaceuticals in egg whites. ________________________________

The Play’s the Thing to Learn about Insects with Your Grandchild Saturday, February 11, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM River’s Crossing $14*

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Ann Blum directed publications and law-related education programs (K-12) at UGA’s Institute of Government. She holds degrees in journalism (University of Illinois) and education (UGA) and has authored text books and other learning materials (e. g., mock trials) about laws and government. Currently, Ann creates learning materials for the State Botanical Garden focusing on insects, an enthusiasm derived from her life with an entomology professor. Together, she and the Garden helped launched the Garden’s annual “Insectival” program. ________________________________


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Theatrical Design & Designers of the Music Halls of Paris Wednesday, February 1, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM Off Site $8

Come explore the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library’s Paris Music Hall and Freddy Wittop Theatrical Design Collections. These amazing collections include scenic and costume designs for such famous theaters as the Folies Bergère and the Moulin Rouge with original designs by worldfamous artists Erté, George Barbier, Zig, and Wittop. A centerpiece of the Hargrett Library, these collections, produced between WWI & WWII, place UGA in the forefront of theatrical design research. Class will be held in the beautiful new UGA Special Collections Libraries where primary research materials will be incorporated. Sylvia Hillyard Pannell, Professor of Drama Emerita, UGA, holds a BS in Clothing & Textiles and MFA in Theatrical Design from FSU. A theatrical designer and educator, her experiences include both stage and film. Previous teaching appointments include Missouri State University, the University of New Orleans, and Tulane University. She has designed for the Asolo State Theatre, the College Light Opera Company at Highfield, Falmouth, MA, the Jekyll Island Musical Comedy Festival, and ABC-TV. ________________________________

Tiny Houses

Saturday, February 11, 2017 1:00 – 3:45 PM Offsite $8 Interested in tiny houses?  We’ll spend some classroom time talking with a panel of experts, and then we’ll tour three tiny houses.  The first tiny house will be one built on a trailer.  This house, built for Georgia Organics and leaving within a week, will be the future home for a beginning organic farmer.  The second tiny house is also on a trailer, but still in the process of being built for your presenter.  It is hopefully destined for UGArden intern housing.  The third tiny house is built on a permanent foundation and is your presenter’s guesthouse.  Location details will be provided to class participants.        Peter Hartel is Professor Emeritus at University of Georgia.  He has had a long-time interest in tiny houses and, with the help of other craftsmen, built a tiny house in his backyard in 2011. ________________________________

Totally Tomatoes: From Your Garden! Wednesday, February 22, 2017 2:30 – 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $10

Tomatoes are the most popular warm season vegetable. In this course we will cover what will be needed to grow a successful tomato crop including planting, watering, mulching, pruning, harvesting, and more.   Free tomato seeds will be provided! Amanda Tedrow is the Athens-Clarke County Cooperative Extension Agent.  She coordinates the local Master Gardener, Master Naturalist, and Master Composter programs, as well as answers numerous calls from homeowners and landscapers throughout the year.  Her personal gardening interests include vegetable gardening, succulents, and cacti. ________________________________

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Tour of a Conservation Easement Tuesday, March 28, 2017 9:00 - 11:45 AM Off Site $8

Join a walking tour of a Conservation Easement managed by the Oconee River Land Trust and owned by Nick and Jane Bath. The walk will wind through a hardwood forest and along the Apalachee River in Oconee County, where remnants of a dam and bridge are located from historic Snows Mill. The Baths will share why they protected their land with a Conservation Easement and how this ensures that the property will remain free of development forever. The goal of the class is to familiarize OLLI members with the concept of Conservation Easements and to appreciate the beauty of nature. Carpooling from Athens will be encouraged. Nick and Jane Bath love the outdoors. Nick is a urologist but is quite adept with equipment used outdoors and knows a great deal about plants. Jane was a landscape designer, owned a nursery and, along with her husband, finds plants a love they both share. ________________________________

Traditional Mayan Textiles of Guatemala Thursday, March 9, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Textiles of Guatemala are as colorful and rich as the history and culture of the Mayan people themselves. This is a PowerPoint presentation of their work, their lives—and to a limited extent—the architectural beauty of Guatemala. The presenter was fortunate enough to take backstrap weaving and natural dye workshops from the Mayan artisans—an experience she will share in pictures and in showing their work. Erika Lewis was born in Germany where she studied pharmacy before coming to this country. After moving with her husband to MA, MN, PA, IA, and then Georgia, she enrolled in the Lamar Dodd School of Art, earning her MFA degree in Fabric Design in 1979.Through extensive travels she acquired textiles from many countries in Asia, Africa, and South America. ________________________________

Tribal Odyssey Belly Dance Saturdays, March 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM Offsite $28

Tribal Odyssey Belly Dance (TOBD) is a group improvisational style that uses natural posture and both sides of the body in combinations based primarily on Egyptian beledi-style movement. TOBD format has an extensive repertoire of dance combinations that include veil work, skirt moves, and accompanying finger cymbal patterns. This basic class will introduce students to correct posture, basic belly dance movements, and TOBD style. TOBD allows dancers to participate in a community of dancers right away and complements the study of other forms of dance by fostering spontaneity, musicality, and selfawareness as well as the ability to dance “in the moment.” Location details will be provided to class participants. Jennifer Kay-Williams has been studying Middle Eastern Dance for thirteen years, and is the sole certified instructor of Tribal Odyssey Belly Dance in Georgia. Jennifer brings a positive outlook to the study of dance, welcoming


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all ages, sizes, and skill levels. Jennifer is mentored in dance by Anthea Poole, creator of TOBD, and directs Qamar Dancers. Jennifer is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist with years of experience working with various learning styles in clients both old and young. ________________________________

UGA Main Library Tour & Orientation Wednesday, March 1, 2017 9:00 - 11:45 AM Offsite $8

The tour of the UGA main library will begin in the first floor Instructional lab for an orientation which will include a variety of information, use of the online catalog, and other resources available to OLLI@UGA members. After the orientation you can obtain your UGA Library card and begin using the library. Location details will be provided to class participants. Emily Luken has been a librarian at UGA since 2004 and is currently the bibliographer for Art, Classics, Philosophy, and Religion. She has a BA in Religion from Sewanee (University of the South) and a MLIS from the University of South Carolina. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, knitting, experimenting in the kitchen, backpacking, and spending time with her husband and three children. ________________________________

UGA Through the Centuries Tuesday, May 9, 2017   10:30 – 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

A one-hour lecture with PowerPoint slides will describe UGA’s history from its chartering in 1785 to the present. During the nineteenth century it functioned as a traditional small liberal arts college with only a few hundred all-white, all-male students. Then in the twentieth century it grew rapidly with the admission of women in 1918 and blacks in 1961 to become a typical large state university. In recent years with an enrollment of over 35,000, UGA operates on a state, national, and international basis. Nash Boney, a native of Richmond, Virginia, received his PhD at UVA in 1963 thanks to the GI Bill for active service from 1954 -1956 in the draftee army. He taught American history at UGA for 28 years and authored many books and articles. Now in retirement, he is writing his memoir that includes a chapter describing his military career, mainly in Frankfurt/Main, Germany, in the Counter Intelligence Corps.

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Vegetable Production: Moving Away From and Inching Back to Locally Sourced Foods Tuesdays, January 24, 31; February 7, 2017       2:30 – 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $21

Discover the changes that have occurred with vegetable production over the past century, including the impact of postharvest storage on the development of production centers and the current movement toward locally sourcing vegetables. Production challenges and vegetable production systems will also be discussed. Timothy Coolong is an associate professor of horticulture housed on the UGA Tifton Campus. He is the state vegetable extension specialist and works with commercial growers in southern Georgia. Dr. Coolong also has extensive experience working in local food systems and with small, direct sales growers as well as organic vegetable production. ________________________________

What Happened to the Spanish Armada? Monday, February 6, 2017 1:00 - 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $10

In 1588 Phillip II of Spain formed the largest fleet of ships ever assembled in the Western World to that time. Spain was Catholic, England was Protestant, and Phillip, a fervent Catholic, considered himself the chief defender of Catholic Europe. For many reasons, he intended to invade England and return it to Catholicism. But plans went badly awry when the Spanish Armada was beaten by a smaller English naval force in the English Channel. What caused this? We will look at some new studies in hopes of resolving questions regarding why Phillip’s large ships failed against the smaller English ships. Jim Alberts earned his doctorate in Chemical Oceanography at Florida State University. He also earned degrees from Cornell and Dartmouth College. In 1990, he was awarded the Alexander von Humboldt Senior U.S. Scientist Award, and in 1997, the Fulbright Foreign Research Scholar Award. He is the past president of the Southern Association Marine Labs. Since retiring from UGA in 2003, he has had time to pursue his hobbies of woodworking, firearms, and history. ________________________________

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UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital Tour Wednesday, April 19, 2017 2:30 - 3:45 PM Off Site $8

Led by hospital staff, participants will receive a behind-the-scenes tour of the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine’s new Veterinary Teaching Hospital. This state-of-the-art facility opened in March 2015 and allows the Hospital to better meet its current patient care demands while ensuring a bright future for both the CVM and the veterinary profession. ________________________________

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White Trash, Rednecks, Hillbillies: Historical Perspectives on White American Underclass Tuesday and Thursday, March 21, 23, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $18

The 2016 Presidential Election has significantly raised our awareness of citizens often rendered invisible in our politics and in our history: the white working class-their aspirations, their values, and the culture that shapes and sustains them. We will read two recent books that address these issues: White Trash, a Historical Overview by LSU Professor Nancy Isenberg, and Hillbilly Elegy by attorney J.D. Vance, who calls himself a hillbilly. We will use these books to frame discussions about the history of poor white people in America but also to shape a conversation about our own social class and how it has influenced our lives. For our discussions to be successful, it will be important to read both books before the course begins. Jim Marshall holds a PhD from Stanford University in Language, Literacy, and Culture. He taught English and Education at the University of Iowa for 20 years and taught in the Language and Literacy Education Department at UGA for nine years. His scholarship and teaching have focused largely on the teaching of literature. ________________________________

Why in the World Be a Delegate to a Political Convention?!!!: The 2016 DNC Wednesday, January 25, 2017 9:00 – 10:15 AM River’s Crossing $10

Knowing absolutely NOTHING about political conventions in 2008, Dawn D. Bennett-Alexander grabbed her sister and said, If there is even a possibility of the first black man becoming the nominee of a major political party, we’re going to Denver to the Democratic National Convention, if only to breathe the air. It was awesome. Eight years later she attended the DNC again, but this time as a delegate who would cast a vote to nominate the first female candidate of a major political party. Come and not only hear about her journey, but how easy it is to make it yours. Dawn D. Bennett-Alexander, Esq., arrived at UGA in 1988 and is an associate professor of Employment Law and Legal Studies at the Terry College of Business and the founder of Practical Diversity, a diversity consulting business. She is the author, along with Laura Pincus Hartman, of Employment Law for Business, now in its eighth edition. ________________________________

Women and Gender Justice in International Courts Thursday, March 30, 2017 1:00 - 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $10

In this course we’ll explore the evolution of international law with regard to sexual violence during war, and examine the roles that women have played in holding perpetrators accountable for these crimes. We will begin by watching a documentary on the prosecution of sexual violence at the International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia, followed by a discussion of how the International Criminal Court has treated this set of crimes. Maryann E. Gallagher is a lecturer in the Department of International Affairs at UGA. She received her PhD in Political Science from Emory and her BA

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from Drew. Prior to joining the faculty at UGA in 2014, she was an assistant professor at DePauw. Her research interests include American foreign policy, decision making, and gender in international relations. She teaches courses on American Foreign Policy, Decision Making in International Relations, Women & World Politics, and War & Gender. ________________________________

Wood Art at OCAF Thursday, January 26, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM Off Site $8

OCAF (Oconee Arts Foundation) is mounting a wonderful wood art show January 20 - February 17. The show features over thirty of the finest wood artists in the region. It encompasses a large variety of wood items including sculpture, furniture, turnings, tools, and more. Abraham Tesser helped curate the exhibit and will serve as your guide of the exhibit as well as offering a closer look and discussion of some of the more noteworthy pieces. Designing and building furniture has become a strong personal focus for Abraham Tesser. He likes building chairs, but pieces with significant flat areas like a table top or door panels also provide exciting opportunities to showcase beautiful wood surfaces. Lately his interest is in adding moving elements into projects. His work has been featured in galleries, shows, and personal collections. Several images of his furniture have appeared in books and magazines. He occasionally teaches the art of fine woodworking. ________________________________

Working with Your Financial Professional Monday, February 20, 2017 1:00 - 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $10

The first half of the class session will discuss types of financial professionals, their designations (brokers, planners, advisers, etc.) and their regulation. Then we’ll discuss criteria for evaluating their work on your behalf. In the second part of the class session we will share our experiences with, and ask questions about, financial professionals. Warren Flick is a retired forestry professor and attorney who wrote about and taught forest economics, law, and finance. In addition to managing his own investments and teaching selected investing topics for OLLI, Warren also blogs about retirement (www.laterlivingblog.com) where he has many posts on investing. ________________________________

World Heritage / Our Heritage Wednesday, March 29, 2017 2:30 - 3:45 PM River’s Crossing $10

Explore the origins, operation, relevance, and issues facing the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Program that seeks to protect the world’s greatest cultural natural sites, with special attention on its implementation in the United States. No text is required, but participants may want to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Centre website prior to class: whc.unesco.org. James Reap, professor and graduate coordinator of the UGA Historic


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Preservation Program, is actively involved in heritage conservation at local, national, and international levels. Conducting research and projects in Africa, Southern Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East, and the Caribbean, he is also an officer in the International Council on Monuments and Sites, an advisory body to UNESCO. Locally, he served on the first Athens Historic Preservation Commission and wrote Athens: A Pictorial History. ________________________________

World of Bats!

Thursday, February 2, 2017 1:00 - 2:15 PM River’s Crossing $10 There are over 1,300 species of bats in the world, on every continent except Antarctica. They make up a quarter of all mammal species. This class will introduce the amazing world of bats around the world and in our own backyards here in Georgia. Ms. Lear will share her experiences with bat conservation projects around the world, and participants will learn how they can help bats locally, including learning about resources to build and install bat houses. Participants will also get to see some of the special equipment that bat researchers use in the field to study these unique animals. Kristen Lear is a PhD student in Integrative Conservation at the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Georgia. Bats are her passion. She has worked for over seven years on bat conservation research around the world, including in Texas, Australia, and now Mexico, where she is researching “bat-friendly” agave products like tequila for the conservation of an endangered bat species. ________________________________

Writing Your Dreams: Historical and Romance Fiction Thursday, March 16, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Do you want to write and publish historical fiction or a romance novel? John Brewer, the author of seven such published novels, will review the steps from idea to hard copy, concentrating on the self-publishing industry practices. Once published, a work needs to be promoted for sales. Dr. Brewer will discuss the variety of promotional schemes that bombard the novice writer. John Brewer was born in 1938. His family moved often, making him more sophisticated but mostly more withdrawn, a daydreamer. He has read a lot of history. Another interest was science; then he focused on chemistry, particularly biochemistry. He became an academic scientist doing biochemistry research and teaching. He published one hundred scientific papers, then seven historical fiction novels, 2011-2016, combining history and daydreaming. He has been on the UGA faculty, 1966-2016. Descriptions of his self-published historical fiction/romance novels can be found at www. historomance.com. ________________________________

Your Backyard: What Should You Plant? Friday, February 24, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

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what to plant in your yard, how to maintain what’s already there, and how to determine whether native or introduced plants are best, is a constant challenge. In this class, we’ll explore native plants and their characteristics and values, and compare them to a few introduced plants (some great and some awful) in homeowner settings. David Knauft is a professor of horticulture at UGA. He has served as Associate Dean of the Graduate School and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at UGA. Previously he served as department head for the Crop Science Department at North Carolina State University. He began his academic career at the University of Florida where he taught a number of genetics-related courses and conducted research on peanut breeding and genetics. ________________________________

Zen and the Art of Chinese Calligraphy Monday, Wednesday, Friday, January 30; February 1, 3, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $31

Chinese calligraphy is not only a beautiful ancient art form, but it can also be a meditative process. This three-session class will include a brief history of the art and will explore its modern uses. You will learn to grind ink, explore the tools of the trade, and create beautiful characters. This class is intended for beginners, but students at any level may benefit. The cost of the class includes a materials fee which includes brush, inkstick, inkstone, and paper. This class is limited to 10 participants. Bill Pierson is a local artist who has studied various forms of art. He discovered the beautiful art of Chinese calligraphy and has spent many hours teaching himself to make characters with brush and ink. Bill Pierson has taught workshops in Chinese Calligraphy and Chinese Painting for the Athens Art Association and at various other locations and events. ________________________________

Zika: Environmental Variation’s Role in Transmission and Control Wednesday, April 12, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM River’s Crossing $10

Zika virus (ZIKV) is rapidly emerging and spreading across South and Central America and the Caribbean Islands, and is a significant public health threat. Due to the lack of therapeutics or a viable vaccine to control ZIKV transmission, mosquito vector control measures are the only mechanism to mitigate disease risk. The lack of basic understanding about how ZIKV transmission varies spatially and temporally will significantly reduce the impact of these important countermeasures. This class will explore important environmental and genetic determinants of ZIKV transmission, will highlight current knowledge gaps, and will go over current UGA research designed to fill some of those gaps. Courtney Murdock received a BS in Biology with a minor in Spanish literature from the University of Michigan followed by a PhD from the School of Natural Resources and Program in the Environment at Michigan with a special emphasis on disease ecology. She then became a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Entomology at Pennsylvania State. In 2014 Courtney joined as an Assistant faculty member in the Department of Infectious Diseases and the Odum School of Ecology at UGA. ________________________________


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OLLI@UGA Special Interest Groups ALGONQUIN in ATHENS

Lief Carter, lhcarter@coloradocollege.edu Members meet most months except summer to discuss and debate “big questions.” This group is co-moderated by Alex Patterson and Lief Carter.  Details for each meeting posted regularly on the OLLI website Algonquin page.  

BOOK DISCUSSION Cheryl Copeland, bccopeland76@gmail.com The Book Discussion Group meets monthly. Books are selected by group vote. Selections include fiction and nonfiction, contemporary and classic. Discussion is informal and participation is encouraged. Please feel welcome to join us at any meeting or call for more information. You cannot register online for this group. CHESS

Bill Loughner, bill@loughner.com Let’s get together and play a game or two! Players of approximately equal skill will be paired up to enjoy the game of chess. We meet every two weeks.

DAWG.BYTES

Les Shindelman, lshindel2@gmail.com The group meets monthly to share knowledge about using information technology in our daily lives. We discuss topics such as social media, on-line banking, travel tools, and more. The group is also a “support” network to assist members with technology problems and questions. No special expertise is required - only the ability to use a web browser and /or a smartphone/tablet.

DOC BUFFS

Mary Miller, mlmiller@uga.edu The Doc Buffs will gather to view and discuss documentaries, including winners from UGA’s famed Peabody Awards Collection, with expert discussants when possible. We will share information about other screenings in town and on TV, and may host public screenings from time to time. Most events held at UGA’s Special Collections Library.

ENJOY OPERA IN ATHENS

Nancy Songster, njsongster384@gmail.com The Opera Group offers opportunities to learn about opera, attend the MetOpera HD Live broadcasts at Beechwood Cinemas, and attend the UGA Opera Theatre productions and student recitals. A luncheon before the Met broadcasts features a UGA opera grad student presenting information.  The broadcasts are on random Saturday afternoons and notices are sent out to Opera SIG members. Two yearly fund raising events open to the public feature the opera students’ performance and provide the OLLI@UGA Opera Scholarship Award funds. 

GARDEN ENTHUSIASTS

Art Crawley, artcraw623@gmail.com Members of our group include newcomers to Athens trying to adapt techniques they brought with them; folks who are new to gardening, whether in Georgia clay or elsewhere; and experienced gardeners. We  help each other with planning or planting a vegetable garden (whatever its size), swapping seeds

and cuttings, sharing local knowledge, and touring commercial nurseries, organic farms, botanical gardens and our own gardens.   HAPPY HIKERS Iris Miracle, ollihappyhikers@gmail.com Ray Watson, grwat@earthlink.com If you love the great outdoors and hiking is a passion or an interest, then you will want to join this group. Hikes are short and long, easy to challenging, for fitness, fun & enjoyment of the marvels of nature. Each quarter, members receive a three-month calendar of two hikes per month.

INTERMEDIATE BRIDGE

Mary Brockway, marybrockway@att.net This group meets twice each month in the afternoons. If you are an experienced player and would like an afternoon of cards without the fuss of setting up tables, making snacks and drinks (coffee is available), we invite you to try our group.

LADY DOGS BASKETBALL Randall Abney, rabney@me.com Follow the Lady Dogs Basketball team with other OLLI members. We buy season tickets for all the home games and by ordering through OLLI@UGA you sit with other OLLI members in Stegman Coliseum. Last year over 80 OLLI members ordered season tickets. Members also get together for lunch at the Georgia Center before at least one of the Sunday afternoon games. GO DAWGS!!!! LUNCH BUNCH Art Crawley, artcraw623@gmail.com This is a lively and friendly group. Its purpose is to socialize, meet new people, form new friendships and enjoy wonderful food at locally-owned Athens/Watkinsville restaurants. We get together once per month, RSVP’S are required. MAHJONGG

Lorraine Downie, cardplayer@windstream.net Iris Miracle, ollihappyhikers@gmail.com Do you already know how to play Mahjongg, or have you wanted to learn? We meet each week in the afternoon at Talmadge Terrace Activities Room. All are welcome-novice to expert! If you have a set, bring it!  And don’t forget your card.

NOVICE BRIDGE Jimmie Hawes, jhawes290@charter.net This group is for people who already know the basics of playing bridge, but have not played in a long time or have not played a lot. This group meets at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship building twice per month. The playing fee is $3 per session. There is plenty of convenient and free parking. OLLI BUDDIES Janet Martin, jmartin18@charter.net The OLLI Buddies assist the students and faculty of Gaines Elementary School in Athens, GA. The assistance can be as “morning greeters”, reading


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volunteers, and math volunteers. OLLI Buddies can volunteer daily, weekly or monthly with flexible scheduling done one month in advance. No special education or training is required, however all participants will be required to submit to a criminal background investigation. Your participation would help both the students and faculty, as well as be a community service, and it would be fun and rewarding for you!

OLLI ROCKS David Dallmeyer, dallmeyr@uga.edu OLLI ROCKS has been designed to foster awareness and understanding of Earth and Planetary Science. Members meet once per month during the academic year onsite at UGA’s Geography-Geology Building for professional seminar presentations and associated DVD viewing. OLLI WALKS Lew Frazar, lfrazar@aol.com Improve your health while exploring Athens and getting to know other OLLI members. Walkers stroll approximately two miles, two days a week throughout Athens’s historic neighborhoods, parks, and gardens. (Walks are moved indoors in event of inclement weather.) Monthly schedules are posted on online.

PETANQUE

Ron Wallach, ron1949@gmail.com Petanque is an international game from France, related to Italian Bocce Ball, English Lawn Bowling and American Bowling. It utilizes and develops concentration, strategizing, body-mind coordination/focus, and can be played by almost anyone. We meet twice a week and you can play whenever your schedule permits. We have Petanque balls for newcomers to use. PICTURE THIS! Digital Photography Group Scott Mason, jesmason@aol.com Our members include complete novices, serious amateurs and everything in between. Some use pro-grade equipment, some just their smartphone. All are welcome! Meetings feature a “show & tell” session and a presentation on a topic of interest to amateur photographers. Photo walks around Athens and trips to scenic venues and photo exhibits are scheduled. Meetings are held once per month in the evening are always announced to members of the group.

PINOCHLE POSSE Lorraine Downie, cardplayer@windstream.net The Pinochle Posse is for those who already play Pinochle, those who have not played for some time & those who never played but wish to learn! We meet twice monthly at Talmage Terrace. PLAY READERS CLUB Freda Scott Giles, fsgiles@uga.edu Doris Kadish, dkadish@uga.edu At monthly meetings, members will rotate as director and cast members in performing state readings of plays. The purpose is to meet new folks, have fun, and learn about drama from retired UGA drama professor and director Freda Scott Giles and retired UGA literature professor Doris Kadish.

POKER

Lorraine Downie, cardplayer@windstream.net All are welcome, ladies and gentlemen. This will be a “dealer’s choice” game. We play each week in the evening at Talmage Terrace.

ROBERT BURNS

Ian Hardin, ihardin@fcs.uga.edu This group is dedicated to the immortal memory of the Bard of Scotland. Robert Burns birthday is celebrated the world over and his poetry inspires to this day. We will have several events during the year including a dinner in late January, poetry readings and scotch tastings.

ROMEO

Warren French, warenfrench@bellsouth.net ROMEO stands for Retired Old Men Eating Out. Join us as often or as little as you please.

STITCH & CHAT Kay Hymo, khymo@att.net Members gather once per month doing knitting, needlepoint or whatever’s of interest to enjoy each other while working on their own projects. SQUARE DANCING

Dortha Jacobson, pineywoodsartgmail.com Elizabeth Barton, ebarton@uga.edu Research shows that structured dancing-a physical activity that requires focus and constant decision making-is one of the best ways of staying physically and cognitively healthy. We want to promote square dancing as a wonderful way to exercise, stay healthy, make new friends and above all, laugh a lot. SoloSENIORS Vic Armstrong, 706-408-8921 Louise McElroy, lmcelroy71@gmail.com This group meets for dinner at an area restaurant once per month to foster interaction and networking among unmarried OLLI members.

SUPPER CLUB

Rosemary & Frank Stancil, rstancil@charter.net Members enjoy good food, conversation, cooking, and having fun. Small groups meet monthly in members’ homes for covered dish/themed meals with semi-annual gatherings of the entire group.

WRITING MEMOIR

Roger Bailey, Roger1731@charter.net Writing about our lives, we share our prose and poetry to learn more about ourselves and each other as we hope to write memoir more effectively in regard to both form and content. We meet once per month in the morning.

YOU GOTTA HAVE ART! Vic Armstrong, 706-408-8921 Is it time for some art in your life? Activities include keeping up with the Georgia Museum of Art in Athens as well as lectures by curators and field trips to other museums. No prior art experience is required! OLLI@UGA Special Interest Groups are a benefit of membership. Your membership must be current to participate.


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Washington Chapter Curriculum Spring 2017 If you are interested in registering for any of the following courses in Washington, GA, please send payment to OLLIWashington, 509 N. Alexander Avenue, Washington, GA 30673. All classes are held at the Parish House from 2-4 PM, unless otherwise noted. Class fees are $5 per session. Contact Joseph Harris at 706.678.7000 with questions.

Way to Go! A Well-Planned Exit

AARP Safe Driving Course

Nobody lives forever, and you are not going to be the exception. Are you concerned about leaving your heirs and executor a random mess of paperwork, multiple wills, missing passwords, and mysterious financial accounts? Then you’re the target audience for this class. We’ll take a light-hearted look at how to prepare for the inevitable. By the end of class, you’ll have a roadmap to ensure that those responsible for tidying up after your departure aren’t left with a lengthy and expensive “tornado in a junkyard” scale mess to clean up. Get organized now for stress-free enjoyment of the rest of your retirement.

The AARP Smart Driver course is a four-hour course and is limited to 30 people and has a fee of $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. NO TEST is required to pass and receive a certificate of participation. Most car insurance companies give up to a 15% discount on premiums upon completing the course, with certification good for three years. Evaluations of this course have found that a majority of participants changed at least one driving habit as a result of what they learned.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Chuck Murphy has been an OLLI member since 2007 and is a veteran OLLI presenter. He plans to live well and live long, and then leave his heirs and executor with a short, simple “to do” list to wrap up any remaining loose ends. ___________________________________

Religious Freedom and Its Limits Mondays, January 23 and 30, 2017

The case of the Kentucky county clerk, Kim Davis, who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples on religious grounds illustrates some of the many challenges posed by the legal protection of religious expression and practice. We will use this and other recent religious freedom issues as a springboard to discuss the forms that the doctrine of freedom of religion has taken and the difficult problem of finding a clear path between conflicting claims of rights in this area. Bob McArthur is the Emeritus Christian A. Johnson Professor of Integrative Liberal Learning at Colby College, Waterville, Maine. His BA (Villanova) and PhD (Temple) were both in philosophy. Bob’s teaching and research interests include political philosophy and philosophy of law. He served as chair of the Board of Overseers of the Maine State Bar and on several Maine Supreme Court taskforces before relocating to Athens. ___________________________________

Living with Alzheimer’s Disease Monday, February 6, 2-4 PM, Parish House

Kris Bakowski will discuss the basics of Alzheimer ’s disease and the ten warning signs for the disease. You will hear stories of what it is like to be living with the disease and learn coping mechanisms for the person living with Alzheimer’s as well as family members. Find out what it takes to get a diagnosis and what happens after that diagnosis. Caregivers will hear how they can help fight this disease, as well. Kris Bakowski was diagnosed with younger-onset Alzheimer’s at the age of 46. After her diagnosis she realized that Alzheimer’s Disease is misconstrued by many, and she decided to be proactive in her approach to handle this disease. She speaks regularly to groups all over the country and has done much advocacy work to help bring more research dollars to the disease. ___________________________________

Monday, February 20, 2017 9:00 AM--1:00 PM Must register by February 1

John Faerber is from Eatonton, Georgia, and has taught this course for OLLI at Washington in the past. Retired from the Buick division of General Motors, he has been teaching this course for over 15 years. ___________________________________

Criminal Trials: Dramatic Moments Monday, February 27, 2017

From O.J. Simpson to Ross Harris (baby dies in hot car), criminal trials have provided a dramatic focus for public attention. This program looks at the late-breaking cases torn from today’s headlines. Professor Carlson’s review of cutting edge legal controversies will include a look at protests sparked by police shootings in Ferguson, Missouri and New York, as well as the insanity defense in cases like the Colorado theater mass killer. Professor Ron Carlson is Fuller E. Callaway Professor of Law Emeritus, UGA. He regularly appears on WSB radio and in the Journal Constitution to analyze high-profile criminal cases. These include trials like Jodie Arias, Andrea Schneiderman, O.J. Simpson, and others. Carlson is the author of 15 books on criminal procedure as well as the law of evidence. __________________________________

England Coast to Coast Monday, March 6, 2017

British travel writer Alfred Wainwright published a guidebook for a walk across northern England. It followed a line as straight as possible from St. Bee’s Head on the Irish Sea to Robin Hood’s Bay on the North Sea, traversing 3 contrasting national parks: the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales, and the North York Moors. The walk of 192 miles is usually completed in 14 days and has become known as one of the World’s best hikes. In August 2014, Alex joined a group and completed the walk. He will share his pictures and experiences. Alex Patterson is a native of Athens and a graduate of The University of Georgia and the Harvard Law School. He practiced law in the Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps and the Atlanta law firm of Alston & Bird for 40 years. He retired to live in Athens in 2008. He has been an active participant in OLLI for 8 years. Beginning in 1988, he has hiked, trekked and climbed mountains on 5 continents. ___________________________________


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Protein, One of the Best Anti-Aging Nutrients: Do You Get Enough? Monday, March 20, 2017

This interactive workshop addresses the loss of muscle, an aging effect of everyone over the age of about 50. Muscle loss increases the risk of falls, lowers metabolism, affects balance and strength, lowers stamina, and influences other health issues. In addition to resistance exercise, dietary protein is critical to building and maintaining muscle. We will focus on dietary protein issues, such as how much older people need, how to estimate individual protein intake, which foods have protein, how to gauge the quality of proteins, and how to incorporate adequate protein in every meal in order to meet your needs. EC Henley, PhD. RD, has experience in academia, industry, clinical nutritional practice and nutrition consulting for commodity groups and individuals. Positions held include Chair, Nutrition and Dietetics Department, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston; Executive Vice-President, DuPont Consumer Health; and Principal, EC Henley Consulting. ___________________________________

Loneliness: A Public Health Issue Monday, March 27, 2017

No one wants to be lonely. But can loneliness actually impact health and mortality? Is it something we should be worried about at a societal level? This program will highlight research by Dr. Emerson and Dr. Jayawardhana, who explore the impact of chronic loneliness. While we talk a lot about smoking and obesity as risk factors for morbidity, health care utilization, and mortality, our society doesn’t recognize the risk that loneliness can pose. The researchers will present research findings and provide discussion opportunity. Dr. Kerstin Emerson is a gerontologist at UGA where she studies aging issues using large national datasets. She also teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in gerontology. Her research focuses on aging and health, especially among Hispanic and immigrant populations. She has presented her research findings at national and international conferences, and has given invited lectures on topics related to diversity and health within an aging population. ___________________________________

Weather and the Revolutionary War Monday, April 3, 2017

This course will entail a lay discussion of the weather conditions during the American Revolutionary War. The influence of weather on the Siege of Boston, the Retreat from Brooklyn, the Battle of Trenton, and the Battle of Kettle Creek (Wilkes County, Georgia) will be presented. Dr. Mark Waters is a native of Miami, Florida, but he can trace his heritage back five generations in Wilkes County, to a Revolutionary War soldier who received a land grant for his service. His career has had dual paths with both civilian and military branches. He is a member of a number of history-related organizations and community groups, and is well known to us as husband to Emilie Claire Johnson Waters and father to three daughters and six grandchildren. ___________________________________

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Revolutionary War: Exploring a Georgia Community Monday, April 17, 2017

The author shares how, for various projects, he has explored the people who lived in the Revolutionary War in the Georgia communities of Kettle Creek/ Carr’s Fort/Wilkes County/Wrightsborough (Quaker and non-Quaker), Briar Creek battlefield, and Ebenezer. He shares his research techniques and sources for researching individuals, families, and communities. Bob Davis, senior professor of history at Wallace State College in Hanceville, is also the author of more than 1,000 publications on genealogy, history, and records chiefly on Georgia and the South, including more than 40 books. He has given hundreds of talks and appeared on television. ___________________________________

Day Visit to the Monastery of the Holy Spirit, Conyers, GA

Monday, April 24, 2017 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Lunch orders must be made by April 17 There is something for everyone at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit near Conyers, Georgia. We will enjoy nature, learn about the ancient traditions of Monasticism, explore the bonsai gardens, see the Gothic architecture, and shop at the Abbey store. We will order box lunches from the Monastery Café at $10 per person.. For menu and more information, contact Mary Burt, 706.678.1133, or Ruth Rogers, 706.678.7366. We will meet at the Parish House and share rides. There is no admission cost. __________________________________

Feverish South Monday, May 1, 2017

When we think of the American South, illness is not the first image that comes to mind, but deadly summer fevers beset this area from the colonial era well into the twentieth century. In this session we will explore the factors that made the South the nation’s unhealthiest region and the ways in which the heavy burden of disease shaped Southern beliefs and culture. Nan McMurry is the Director for Collection Development at the University of Georgia Libraries in Athens. She also teaches history of medicine classes for the UGA History Department. She has a PhD in history from Duke University with a specialty in the history of medicine, as well as master’s degrees in music and library science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. ___________________________________

Ask Granny

Monday, May 15, 2017 The need for a genealogical outreach program for senior citizens led to the development of the Ask Granny program. The simple idea was to go to retirement residences and to help seniors, both men and women, fill out an ancestry chart for themselves and their spouses, so that their children would never have to say, “Why didn’t we ask Granny about this?!” The goal of this course is not to begin a genealogical pastime, although many times people become interested in delving deeper; it is simply to get family members down on paper and safe for the future, and to have fun doing it. Dr. Constance McNeill has a long history in genealogical research and compilation. She will have much to share!


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Alphabetic Course List with Schedule Title

Presenter

Schedule

Loc

50 Shades of Memoir: OK One Odd Shade

McGinty

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 2:30 – 3:45 PM

RC

ABCs of Decorating: Helpful Hints

Schuff

Monday, March 6, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

All about the Writing: An Author’s Journey into Fiction

Vance

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 9:00 – 10:15 AM

RC

Amateur Radio 101: When All Else Fails, Ham Radio Works!

Waters, R/Herrin

Friday, January 27, 2017 1:00 – 3:45 PM

RC

Amateur Radio In-Depth: From Licensing to Worldwide Talking

Waters, R/Herrin

Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 21, 23, 28, 2017 1:00 – 3:45 PM

RC

America’s Energy Needs: What Will Be Left for Future Generations?

Dallmeyer

Monday through Friday, April 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM

RC

An Honorable Profession: The Rise and Fall of the Vietnam Generation of Army Officers

Dowd

Monday, March 6, 2017 1:00 – 2: 15 PM

RC

Architecture in Athens: Then and Now

Lineberger

Fridays, January 20, 27; February 3, 2017 9:00 – 11:00 AM

RC

Art of Ikebana Flower Arranging

Bullock

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 1:00 – 3:45 PM

RC

Athens Music History with Paul Butchart – A

Butchart

Thursday, April 6, 2017 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

OS

Athens Music History with Paul Butchart – B

Butchart

Thursday, April 13, 2017 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

OS

Athens’s Untold Story of the First Monoplane to Fly in the United States

Aldridge

Friday, February 10, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM

RC

Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies to Your Yard

Chastain

Thursday, February 2, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

AU/UGA Medical Partnership Simulated Patient Volunteer Program

Powers/Kennedy

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 9:00 – 10:15 AM

OS

Australia: A Travel-Free Exploration

Edwards

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, February 6, 7, 8, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Basics of Drip Irrigation

Hall

Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Bear Hollow Zoo Tour: Mission and Volunteer Opportunities

Kvapil

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 1:00 – 2:30 PM

OS

Beech Haven Hiking Tour - A

Kuykendall/Rowland

Friday, April 21, 2017 9:00 – 11:45 AM

OS

Beech Haven Hiking Tour - B

Kuykendall/Rowland

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 9:00 – 11:45 AM

OS

Beech Haven: A Hidden Arts and Crafts Landscape in Athens. Classroom Presentation

Kuykendall/Rowland

Friday, March 10, 2017 2:30 – 3:45 PM

RC

Beginning Bridge II: Learn to Play with Confidence!

Wagner

Thursdays, February 2, 9, 16, 23; March 2,16, 23, 30, 2017 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

OS

Beginning Genealogy

Carter, La

Thursdays, February 2, 16, 2017 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

RC

Beginning Songwriting

Gnecco

Thursdays, February 2, 9, 23; March 2, 9, 23, 2017 3:00 – 4:30 PM

OS

Behind the Scenes: How Theatre Magic Is Made

Rose

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

OS

Borderland Warfare in Revolutionary Georgia: The Oconee War 1771 -1796

Scurry

Tuesdays, May 2, 9, 16, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Brickyard Bamboozlement at Sandy Creek

Brown/Mowbray/ Whitlock

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:30 – 3:00 PM

OS

Buddhism: An Introduction

Hayes

Mondays, April 3, 10, 24; May 1, 8, 2017 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

RC

Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall Sports Museum Tour

Staff

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 1:00 - 2:30 PM

OS

CP: Central Presbyterian Church, OS: Off-Site, RC: River’s Crossing, TC: Trumps Catering, TT: Talmage Terrace


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Care and Feeding of the Great Highland Bagpipe

Frantz

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 12:00 – 1:00 PM

RC

Caterpillar Manufacturing Facility Visit

Haggard

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 1:00 – 3:00 PM

OS

Celebrating Women’s History Month

Hannon

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Charles Darwin and Evolution

Barstow

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Chautauqua: An American Narrative – The Arts, Religion, Education, and Recreation

Balsamo

Thursday, February 9, 2017 10:00 – 11:30 AM

RC

China: A Century of Continuing Revolutions

Hardin, I

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, February 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 20, 2017 9:00 – 10:15 AM

RC

Climate Change and the Great Turning

Everett

Wednesdays, May 10 and 17, 2017 2:30 – 3:45 PM

RC

Coastal Processes and Conservation: What Will Be Left for Future Generations?

Dallmeyer

Monday through Friday, February 27, 28; March 1, 2, 3, 2017 9:00 - 11:45 AM

RC

Cognitive Vitality: Lifestyle Strategies of Successful Agers

Renzi-Hammond

Fridays, April 7, 14, 21, 2017 1:00 – 3:45 PM

RC

Comets and Asteroids

Wenner

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Coming Clean: Personal Hygiene and Community Sanitation in History

McMurry

Mondays, February 20, 27, 2017 2:30 – 3:45 PM

RC

Commonsense Gardening: A Tour

Armitage

Thursday, April 27, 2017 1:00 – 2:15 PM

OS

Confederate Treasury Gold at the War’s End

Waters, M

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 1:00 – 2:45 PM

RC

Conflict Transformation: An Introduction

Lash

Thursdays, May 18 and 25, 2017 1:00 – 2:15 PM

RC

Container Gardening: Flowers!

Chastain

Thursday, January 19, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Cosmology

Magnani

Wednesdays, February 1, 8, Tuesdays, February 14, 21, 2017 2:30 – 3:45 PM

RC

Costa Rican Cuisine: Traditional Dishes

Porras

Thursday, January 26, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

OS

Creating Picturebooks

Smith

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, June 5, 7, 9, 2017 1:00 - 3:00 PM

RC

Creativity and the Ten Minute Muse

Abbott

Friday, January 20, 2017 1:00 – 3:45 PM

RC

Critical Reading: Short Stories

Winger/Robinson

Thursdays, March 23, 30; April 6, 13, 2017 2:00 – 3:45 PM

RC

Current Affairs

Carter/Grafstein

Thursdays, January 19; February 16; March 16; April 13, 2017 1:45 - 3:45 PM

RC

Dancing with Kings: The History, Traditions, & Styles of Theatrical Dance

Fusillo

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 12:00 – 1:30 PM

TC

Designing a Pollinator Garden

Duke

Monday, February 20, 2017 9:00 – 11:45 AM

RC

Drama as a Way of Telling a Story

Olive/Toddy

Friday, April 28, 2017 2:30 – 3:45 PM

OS

Drawing Fundamentals for All OLLI Members

Agner

Mondays and Wednesdays, January 18, 23, 25, 30, 2017 1:00 – 2:15 PM

RC

Driving and Aging: Function, Not Age, Is the Issue!

Young

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Eating Your Way to a Healthier You and a Healthier Planet

Blane/Everett

Friday, April 14, 2017 1:00 - 2:15 PM

RC

Emergency Medical Responders: The Work of Fire Fighters and First Responders

Luckey

Friday, March 31, 2017 2:30 – 3:45 PM

RC

Essential Oils: An Introduction with Make & Take Project

Ziegler-Gorman

Mondays, April 17 and 24, 2017 1:00 – 3:00 PM

RC

Exploring the Life of an Opera Singer

Burchinal

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 12:00 - 1:30 PM

TT

FamilySearch.org Research Wiki: A Researcher’s BFF

Carter, La

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

RC

CP: Central Presbyterian Church, OS: Off-Site, RC: River’s Crossing, TC: Trumps Catering, TT: Talmage Terrace


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FamilySearch.org: the FREE Genealogy Powerhouse

Carter, La

Friday, February 17, 2017 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

RC

Faulkner’s Light in August: Sex, Religion, Race, and Identity

Lowe

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 1:00 – 3:45 PM

RC

Female Abstract Artists: Don’t Forget the Women

Barton

Thursday, January 26, 2017 2:30 – 3:45 PM

RC

Fiber-Art-Community: Creating Art with Wool

Wellnitz

Friday, May 5, 2017 12:00 – 1:00 PM

RC

Find and Market Collectible Books

Maxey

Tuesdays, January 31; February 7, 14, 21, 28, 2017 1:00 – 2:15 PM

RC

Flannery O’Connor’s Wise Blood

Gordon

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 9:00 – 11:45 AM

RC

Flashing: The Secret Life of Fireflies

Stanger-Hall

Tuesday & Thursday May 9 and 11, 2017 12:00 – 1:00 PM

RC

Food as Medicine: Naturopathic Musings on Eating Well in the 21st Century

Hecht

Thursday, March 16, 2017 9:00 – 10:15 AM

RC

Footcare - Advanced

DiPalma

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 5:30 – 6:45 PM

RC

Foreign Policy for Business

Ingram

Thursday, May 4, 2017 1:00 – 2:15 PM

RC

France sans Paris

Pierce, R/S

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, March 27, 29, 31, 2017 1:00 – 2:15 PM

RC

Frank’s Nightmare: The Story of a B-17 Shot Down over Germany and Its Sole Survivor

Cosgrove

Friday, May 5, 2017 1:00 – 3:00 PM

RC

GALILEO for Genealogy

Carter, La

Thursday, March 2, 2017 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

RC

Georgia Sea Grant College Program: Science Serving Our Coast

Behl

Friday, April 7, 2017 2:00 – 3:45 PM

RC

Get to Know Winterville’s Carter-Coile Country Doctors Museum

Hartle/Foley

Monday, February 6, 2017 9:00 – 11:00 AM

OS

Global Sustainability: A City’s Energy-Based Role

Schramski

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 1:00 – 2:15 PM

RC

Global Warming: Hoax or Reality?

Everett

Tuesday and Thursday, May 23 and 25, 2017 9:00 - 10:15 AM

RC

Go Digital with Athens Regional Library

Green/Hribal/Wright

Mondays, April 24; May 1, May 8, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

OS

Golf Swing Fitness

Nourparvar

Friday, April 21, 2017 2:30 - 3:45 PM

OS

Golf: An Introduction To The Game

Peterson/Udell

Wednesdays, March 8, 15, 22, 2017 10:00 – 11:30 AM

OS

Grandchildren: Fun Art Activities for Mental Growth

Williams

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 2:30 – 3:45 PM

RC

Grandchildren: Making Memories Together

Bruce

Thursday, February 23, 2017 1:00 – 3:00 PM

RC

Great Books

Loughner

Wednesdays, January 18; February 1, 15; March 1,15,29; April 12, 26 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

RC

Great Gardens of the World

Armitage

Wednesdays, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 2017 1:00 - 2:15 PM

RC

Growing Up in East-Central Europe during World War II

Harvey

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

RC

Hatha Yoga: Basic Practice

Overstreet

Tuesdays, January 24, 31; February 7, 14, 21, 28; March 7, 14, 21, 28, 2017 9:00 – 10:15 AM

OS

Hearing Health for 2017

Hardin, R

Friday, January 20 and 27, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Hearing Loss: Why DOES Everyone Mumble?

Kaplan

Tuesdays, May 9, 16, 23, 30, 2017 1:00 – 2:15 PM

RC

Historic UGA North Campus: A Walking Tour

Dendy

Friday, May 19, 2017 2:30 – 3:45 PM

OS

How Great Leaders Lead

Kuhnert

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 9:00 – 11:45 AM

RC

How to “Meal Prep” for the Week

Whipple

Monday, February 20, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

CP: Central Presbyterian Church, OS: Off-Site, RC: River’s Crossing, TC: Trumps Catering, TT: Talmage Terrace


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How We Watch Movies: Brain Scans, Movie Trailers, & Emotion

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Neupert

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 12:00 – 1:30 PM

TT

If These Walls Could Talk: Behind the Doors of UGA’s Historic Dendy Buildings

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Impact of New Technologies on Press Freedom

Vlad

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 9:00 – 11:45 AM

RC

Improv: Fun and Funny

Reed

Tuesdays, January 24, 31; February 7, 14, 21, 28, 2017 10:00 – 11:30 AM

RC

Improv: Spontaneity, Structure, and Improvisation

Harman/Nikolaides

Thursdays, February 9 and16, 2017 9:00 – 10:15 AM

RC

Insurance 101: Your Home and Auto Insurance Policies

Simpson, G

Mondays, April 17 and 24, 2017 1:00 – 3:45 PM

RC

Investment Roundtable

Bouldin/Flick

Tuesday-Thursday, January 24, 25, 26, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Islam and Arab Culture in Athens and Beyond

Amer

Tuesdays, March 14 and 28, 2017 1:00 – 3:45 PM

RC

Israel & Its Neighbors: Understanding a Seemingly Intractable Conflict

Carmichael

Friday, March 17, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

It’s As Easy As Riding a Bike: The How and Why

Sherman

Thursday, March 9, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Jane Austen’s Persuasion

Campbell

Mondays, March 6, 20, 27, 2017 9:00 – 11:00 AM

RC

John Wilkes Booth’s One-Eyed Horse

Waters, M

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 1:00 – 2:15 PM

RC

Leave It, Move It, Roll It: Know Your Retirement Options

McKinney

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 9:00 – 10:15 AM

RC

LepNet: Digitizing 2.1 Million Specimen Records of Butterflies and Moths

McHugh

Monday, March 13, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Let’s Dance: Intro to Carolina Shag

Cox

Thursday, March 30, 2017 5:30 – 6:45 PM

OS

Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Last Muse

Williams

Monday, March 27, 2017 2:30 – 3:45 PM

RC

Loving Him Away: A Caregiver’s Journey

Barret

Monday March 20, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Making Ends Meet

Holt

Thursdays, February 9, 16, 23, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Making of a Religious Evolutionist

Arnold

Monday, January 23, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Making the Most of Social Security: Retirement Strategies

Royer

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Managing Finances in Retirement

Barrow/Christian

Thursday, April 20, 2017 2:00 – 3:30 PM

RC

Mary E. Surratt and Lincoln’s Assassination

Waters, M

Monday, May 1, 2017 1:00 – 2:15 PM

RC

Mary Lincoln’s Rebel Relations

Berry

Tuesday March 21, 2017 12:00 - 1:30 PM

TC

Medieval Mysteries: Ellis Peters’ Cadfael

Campbell

Mondays, April 3, 10, 17, 24, 2017 9:00 – 11:00 AM

RC

Mental Illness and the Legal System: We Need a Better Way

Scheyett

Friday, March 24, 2017 12:00 – 1:00 PM

RC

MOOCs: Online Courses for Mature Learners

Reeves

Monday, April 3, 2017 2:30 – 3:45 PM

RC

Natural History of Iceland: Land of Fire, Ice, and Abundant Birdlife

Parker

Monday, February 13, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Neanderthals in You: More News from Our Genome

Ivarie

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 12:00 – 1:30 PM

TC

Nonprescription Medications: Navigating the OTC Aisle

Darley

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Oconee Hill Cemetery: A Visit to a Victorian Natural Landscape Cemetery

Marshall, C

Tuesday, January 17 and 19/21*, 2017 9:00 - 11:45 AM

RC

Oh My Aging Brain!

Young

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Operationalizing Diversity: I Care, But What Do I Do?

Bennett-Alexander

Friday, January 27, 2017 9:00 - 10:15 AM

RC

Optimize Your Dental Health

Durden

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

CP: Central Presbyterian Church, OS: Off-Site, RC: River’s Crossing, TC: Trumps Catering, TT: Talmage Terrace


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Organic? Eating and Growing: What Does It Mean?

Knauft

Friday, March 24, 2017 9:00 – 11:45 AM

RC

Our Community in Partnership with the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia

Taylor

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

OS

Paris: My Home during the German Occupation, 1939-45

Boney, F

Thursday, March 9, 2017 2:00 – 4:00 PM

RC

Pasta 101

Hay

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 9:00 – 11:45 AM

OS

Pastry 101 (Savory & Sweet): An Introduction

Hay

Mondays, March 13, 20, 2017 9:00 – 11:45 AM

OS

Persona Poems: A Reading and Talk

Castleberry

Friday, February 3, 2017 9:00 – 10:15 AM

RC

Pet Health: A Discussion about Vaccinations, Pesticides, and Drewry Auto-immune Diseases

Thursday, May 11, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Philosophy: A Brief Introduction

Burton

Mondays and Thursdays, May 15, 18, 22, 25, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Plants, People, and Medicine: Tour of the Herb & Physic Garden

Butts

Thursday, May 18, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM

OS

Poet Laureate Judson Mitcham Speaks of Poetry

Mitcham

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 12:00 – 1:30 PM

TT

Real/LEDGE Goes to Honduras

Malone/Geartig/Allen

Thursday, April 20, 2017 1:00 – 2:15 PM

RC

Recycling From a Georgia Industry Perspective

Janssen

Friday, February 24, 2017 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

RC

Red Wolves: Ecology and Conservation

Hinton

Monday, January 30, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Refire! Don’t Retire: Book Discussion

Balsamo

Friday, February 17, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Road Less Traveled: International Politics, Culture, and Society in Eastern Europe and Asia

Brooks

Wednesdays, February 1, 15, 22, 2017 12:00 – 1:00 PM

RC

Sanford Stadium Up Close: A Tour

Staff

Thursday, May 11, 2017 10:30 - 11:45 AM

OS

Seed Saving for the Home Gardener

Tedrow

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Seed Starting for the Home Gardener

Tedrow

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 2:30 – 3:45 PM

RC

Shamanic Practices: An Introduction

Odil

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM

OS

Slavery at the University of Georgia

Nesbit

Friday, February 10, 2017 9:00 – 10:15 AM

RC

Sleep Apnea: Trauma-Based Central Nervous System Apnea Drewry Can Be Resolved

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Soil Biology and Ecology

Wallace

Thursday, April 13, 2017 9:00 – 11:45 AM

RC

Southeastern Coyotes: Ecology and Management

Hinton

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 1:00 – 2:15 PM

RC

Spring Wildflowers of Georgia

Chafin

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

OS

Stephen King: More Than Just Horror

Cowne

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Still More Plant Stories: Delightful, Delicious, and Deadly

Knauft

Friday, April 7, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Submit it! Understanding Juried Shows and Other Arts Exhibit Opportunities

Dunphy

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:00 – 1:00 PM

RC

Tai Chi Easy: Introduction - A

Wittenberg

Wednesdays and Fridays, January 18, 20, 25, 27; February 1, 3, 8, 10, 2017 10:00 – 11:00 AM

CP

Tai Chi Easy: Introduction - B

Wittenberg

Wednesdays and Fridays, March 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 2017 10:00 - 11:00 AM

CP

TaijiFit: Another Form of Tai Chi

Simpson, M

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, February 13, 15,17, 2017 10:00 – 11:15 AM

CP

Tales from the Garden: A Magical Journey

Armitage

Monday, March 6, 2017 12:00 – 1:00 PM

RC

Tastes of The Past: Memoirs from Your Family Recipes

Frey

Thursdays, May 4 and 11, 2017 1:00 – 2:15 PM

RC

CP: Central Presbyterian Church, OS: Off-Site, RC: River’s Crossing, TC: Trumps Catering, TT: Talmage Terrace


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The American Songbook (1920-1979): A Little Talk & Live Music

Martin/Enghauser/ McKillip

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 12:00 – 1:30 PM

TC

The Magnificent Egg: The Founding of AviGenics/SynGeva

Ivarie/Harvey

Thursday, March 16, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

The Play’s the Thing to Learn About Insects With Your Grandchild

Blum

Saturday, February 11, 2017 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

RC

Theatrical Design & Designers of the Music Halls of Paris

Hillyard-Pannell

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

OS

Tiny Houses

Hartel

Saturday, February 11, 2017 1:00 – 3:45 PM

OS

Totally Tomatoes: From Your Garden!

Tedrow

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 2:30 – 3:45 PM

RC

Tour of a Conservation Easement

Bath, N/J

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 9:00 – 11:45 AM

OS

Traditional Mayan Textiles of Guatemala

Lewis

Thursday, March 9, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Transforming Undesirable Dog Behavior: A Primer

Bayless

Mondays, May 15 and 22, 2017 9:00 – 11:45 AM

RC

Tribal Odyssey Belly Dance

Kay-Williams

Saturdays, March 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

OS

UGA Main Library Tour & Orientation

Luken

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 9:00 – 11:45 AM

OS

UGA Through the Centuries

Boney, N

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital Tour

Rice

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 2:30 – 3:45 PM

OS

Vegetable Production: Moving Away From and Inching Back to Locally Sourced Foods

Coolong

Tuesdays, January 24, 31; February 7, 2017 2:30 - 3:45 PM

RC

What Happened to the Spanish Armada?

Alberts

Monday, February 6, 2017 1:00 – 3:45 PM

RC

White Trash, Rednecks, and Hillbillies: Historical Perspectives on the White American Underclass

Marshall, J

Tuesday and Thursday, March 21, 23, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Why in the World Be a Delegate to a Political Convention?!!!: Bennett-Alexander The 2016 DNC

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 9:00 – 10:15 AM

RC

Women and Gender Justice in International Courts

Gallagher

Thursday, March 30, 2017 1:00 – 3:45 PM

RC

Wood Art at OCAF

Tesser

Thursday, January 26, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

OS

Working with Your Financial Professional

Flick

Monday, February 20, 2017 1:00 – 3:45 PM

RC

World Heritage / Our Heritage

Reap

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 2:30 – 3:45 PM

RC

World of Bats!

Lear

Thursday, February 2, 2017 1:00 – 2:15 PM

RC

Writing Your Dreams: Historical and Romance Fiction

Brewer

Thursday, March 16, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Your Backyard: What Should You Plant?

Knauft

Friday, February 24, 2017 10:30– 11:45 AM

RC

Zen and the Art of Chinese Calligraphy

Pierson

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, January 30; February 1, 3, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

Zika: Environmental Variation’s Role in Transmission and Control

Murdock

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 10:30 – 11:45 AM

RC

CP: Central Presbyterian Church, OS: Off-Site, RC: River’s Crossing, TC: Trumps Catering, TT: Talmage Terrace

Do I really need to display a parking tag if the University of Georgia is not in session? YES. Our lot is monitored Monday through Friday, 7 am – 5 pm. You will need to display a parking tag during these hours. CP: Central Presbyterian Church, OS: Off-Site, RC: River’s Crossing, TC: Trumps Catering, TT: Talmage Terrace


January - June 2017, Page 64

OLLI Course Catalog

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OLLI Course Catalog


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