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OLLI members have first priority registration for courses. Anyone may register for an OLLI class; however, nonmembers must pay $25 additional fee per class. Up until the week before the course begins, nonmembers may be dropped from the course if space is limited and members wish to enroll.

Course information is SUBJECT TO CHANGE.


COURSE INDEX: FALL 2015

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  • FALL 2015 OLLI Course Booklet [coming soon]: Download PDF*    |    View ePub

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Subject Course Title Start Date Day of Week
Art  Drawing with Colored Pencil 10/05 M
Art  Jewel City: Art from San Francisco's Panama-Pacific Int'l Expo 10/07 W
Art  Draw, Sketch, Paint on Your iPad 10/17 Sa
Art  Book Arts: The Basics 09/03 Th
Art  Book Arts: Book of Words, Coptic Stitch 12/08 T/Th
Culinary  Cottage Food Operators: Creating From Your Home Kitchen 11/07 Sa
Environment 10 Birding Tips 09/11 F
Environment Gardening for Birds 09/17 Th
Environment Joy's Rustic Garden 09/26 Sa
Environment Dam-nation or A River Wild?  Ten Case Studies of Dams - Option 1 11/09 M
Environment Dam-nation or A River Wild?  Ten Case Studies of Dams - Option 2 11/10 T
Environment Living with Birds in Your Home Garden 10/12 M
Environment Humboldt Botanical Garden: History & Future 08/25 T
Environment Humboldt Botanical Garden: Temperate Woodland Garden and Native Plant Gardening 09/01 T
Environment Humboldt Botanical Garden: All Happy Now Earth Mound 09/08 T
Environment Introduction to Sea Kayaking 100: On Land 09/14 M
Environment Introduction to Sea Kayaking 101 09/21 M
Environment Introduction to Sea Kayaking 102 09/28 M
Environment Introduction to Sea Kayaking 103 10/05 M
Film Percy Adlon's Bagdad Cafe 09/02 W
Film The Plantagenets in Film 10/01 Th
Film British Films 09/30 W
Health The Simplicity of Nutrition 09/16 W
Health Ten Miles or Ten Minutes: Let's Walk 09/22 T
Health Seeking Balance 09/30 W/M
Health Creating Balance: Building Strength - Option 1 10/12 M/W
Health Creating Balance: Building Strength - Option 2 11/02 M/W
Health Creating Balance: Building Strength  - Option 3 11/30 M/W
Health The Games People Play 10/15 Th
Health Ten Steps to End Your Sugar Cravings 11/07 Sa
Health Making Guided Imagery Work for You 10/06 T
Health Guided Imagery for Chronic Pain 10/13 T
History Behind the Scenes at the Arkley Center: History of the Arkley Center 11/07 Sa
History Behind the Scenes at the Arkley Center: Costume Design 12/15 T
History Scaling Regions: Western Eurasia 09/03 Th
History The Celts in the British Isles and Ireland 09/03 Th
History If the Redwoods Could Speak Postponed  
History Armchair Traveler: Around the Bay in One-Twelfth of a Day 09/26 Sa
History A Celtic Pilgrimage with John O'Donohue 10/13 T
History Falk: Town to Forest Ground 10/14 W
History Two Progressive Presidents: Theodore Roosevelt & Wood Wilson 10/15 Th
History The History of Humboldt County in 120 Minutes 10/17 Sa
History A Framework for Judging the U.S. Supreme Court 10/19 M
History Passages to Northwest Humboldt - Option 1 11/04 W
History Skepticism: Progress Through Doubt 11/05 Th
History Passages to Northwest Humboldt - Option 2 11/07 Sa
History Before Columbus: Who Came Here First? 11/12 Th
Language Russian Grammar and Writing I 09/24 Th
Literature Book of the Year: War Dances 10/28 W
Music Let Our Voices Twine: Group Singing for All 09/10 Th
Music African Song Circle 09/19 Sa
Music Songs of Comfort and Healing 10/10 Sa
Music 25 Songs That Changed the World 10/27 T
Music Just Sing! 10/26 M
Music Introduction to Steel Drums - Option 1 10/02 F
Music Introduction to Steel Drums - Option 2 10/30 F
Science Once and Future Flows in the Eel River: Obstacles and Opportunities for River Recovery  10/06 T
Science Worlds of Rock and Ice: An Adventurer's Guide to the Solar System 10/13 T
Science Mushroom Walk 11/05 Th/Sa
Science Spineless: Marine Invertebrates of the Pacific Northwest 12/05 Sa
Self Gentle Yoga - Option 1 09/14 M  
Self Gentle Yoga - Option 2 10/05 M
Self Gentle Yoga - Option 3 11/02 M
Self Gentle Yoga - Option 4 11/30 M
Self Movement: Essential Foundation to Fitness 10/03 Sa/Su
Self OLLI Pilates Plus 10/07 W
Self Tai Chi Made Easy - Option 1 09/07 M
Self Tai Chi Made Easy - Option 2 10/19 M
Self Introduction to Core Exercise 12/02 W
Self Contract Bridge for Beginners 10/07 W
Self Contract Bridge for Intermediates 10/07 W
Self Stock Market 101 11/03 T
Self Make Your Hobby Pay For Itself: Starting a Home Crafting Business in Humboldt 10/16 F
Self From Passion to Transformation: Intro to Philanthropy for Anyone Who Wants to Make a Difference 11/17 T
Self Freeing the Mind, Expanding the Heart:The Power of Forgiveness in a Very Angry World 09/01 T
Self Foundations of Well Being and Happiness 09/03 Th
Self My Gift of Grace: A Community Conversation Game for Living & Dying Well 09/08 T
Self Embracing the Mystery of the Shadow with SoulCollage® 09/09 W
Self The Biology of Consciousness 09/09 W
Self Conscious Aging 09/17 Th
Self Danse Macabre: Playing with Our Masks of Living and Dying 09/30 W
Self How to Work with the Mind through Buddhist Meditation 10/07 W/F
Self Seven Principles for Making Relationships Work 10/10 Sa
Self Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm and Confidence 10/15 Th
Self Lightening Your Load: How to Let Go of Your Stuff and Live More Freely  10/21 W
Self The Honest Genealogist 12/12 Sa
Self Pain - A Country Doctor's Perspective 09/01 T/Th
SIG Special Interest Group: Friends of Jung Group 09/01 T
SIG Special Interest Group: Soul Collage Group 09/09 W
SIG Special Interest Group: Book Group 09/16 W
SIG Special Interest Group: Writing Critique Group 09/09 W
SIG Special Interest Group: Bridge Group 09/29 T
SIG Special Interest Group: Tattered Pages Book Arts Group 09/10 Th
SIG Special Interest Group: Travel Group 08/26 W
Technology When Families Go Virtual: Maintaining Connections from A Distance 11/12 Th
Technology Simple Video Production 09/14 M
Technology iPhone Basics 09/11 F
Technology Community Media Center Orientation - Option 1 09/19 Sa
Technology iPad Basics Introduction 10/03 Sa
Technology Community Media Center Orientation - Option 2 10/17 Sa
Technology iPhone Photo Fun! 11/03 T
Technology iPad as Photo Management 11/12 Th/Sa
Technology Community Media Center Orientation - Option 3 11/21 Sa
Travel AFS: Opportunities with Student Exchange Program 09/23 W
Travel Take it Slow, Take the Train - Option 1 10/08 Th
Travel Take it Slow, Take the Train - Option 2 10/15 Th
Travel Alaska/Yukon: The Ultimate Travel Destination 11/03 T
Travel Traveling: What to Take & How to Pack + Safety Tips 11/05 Th
Travel Go Europe: Easier and Cheaper than You Think 11/10 T
Travel The Heart of India: The Tour Without the Airfare 12/08 T
Writing An Ecology of Grief: Practicing Haiku in Uncertain Times 09/08 T
Writing Visual Journal Workshop 09/08 T
Writing Navigating the Publishing Landscape 09/19 Sa
Writing Close To The Bone: Writing From The Inside Out 09/15 T
Writing Everyone Has a Story 09/23 W
Writing Writing Your Oral History: Those Fascinating Fifties 10/28 W
Writing Writing As A Spiritual Journey 11/03 T
Writing Writing Books for Children 10/18 Su


PREVIOUS SEMESTER: SUMMER 2015

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