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Unique Learning Opportunities with OLLI

Don’t Let These Unique Opportunities Pass You By

OLLI regularly hosts a great array of intriguing courses, but every once in a while, we present unique learning opportunities that may not soon be repeated! Don’t miss your chance to be a part of these special courses coming up soon:

Chicago Blues – Tuesday April 27

UC Professor Julia Simon has quickly become an OLLI favorite for her fabulous music courses! Join this study of musicians in 1940s Chicago. Discover the evolution of the blues, as the genre was shaped by new social and cultural forces. Learn More

The Evolution of Sustainable Wine Growing in California – Monday, May 10

How is that beautiful elixir in a wine glass shaped by the methods imposed to bring the most sublime fruit to the press? Cliff Ohmart is a research scientist who will explain the evolution of sustainable wine grape growing and the influence these practices have had on the market world-wide.  Learn More 

Scent Sense: Olfactory Science in Working Dogs – Monday, May 17

Learn how detection dogs are now being trained to detect diseases in the human body and may become a vital link in pandemic prevention. Scientists Jenna Gadberry and Michele Maughan will share stories from their work with these phenomenal animals. Learn More 

Give Day Success!

OLLI Anne and Dave Hawke

We did it! The Heart of OLLI Give Day challenge reached its goal of 30 donors and raised over $8,000 in donations! Special thanks go out to OLLI supporters Anne and Dave Hawke who initiated the challenge. Thanks to your contributions, OLLI will continue to pursue new avenues to deliver courses to members near and far. Your gifts make a difference.