Registration for The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at CSULB’s summer session will be held on Saturday, June 14 beginning at 9 a.m. Registration and the meeting will be held in CSULB’s Human Services and Design building, Room 101, near the corner of Palo Verde Avenue and Anaheim Road. Free parking for this event is available in Lot 9.
This summer, OLLI is offering a host of lecture classes including new topics ─ Summer Olympics 2008; Best Westerns You’ve Never Heard Of; Quantum Philosophy; All The World’s a Stage: Intro to Acting; What to Listen For in Music; Gardening; and Civic Activity. Among the courses once again being offered are Film Noir; Bridge; Conversational Spanish; Paper Mâché; Drawing and Watercolor Workshops; and Finance and Retirement. For those looking to improve their health and endurance, OLLI offers Tai Chi Chih, Laughter Yoga, and Longevity Stick.
New computer class offerings this session include Gmail and Much More (PC/Mac); Travel Planning on the Internet (PC/Mac); and Web Surfing Made Easy (PC/Mac). Computer classes are conducted in a 10-seat PC and Mac equipped lab by skilled instructors. These and many other classes will be offered from July 7–Aug. 30.
OLLI at CSULB, established in 1996 as Senior University, has continually provided quality, affordable learning opportunities for adults 50 years of age or over, growing from 50 to nearly 950 student members annually. If membership reaches 1,000 by this summer session, OLLI will be eligible for an additional $1 million endowment from The Bernard Osher Foundation.
OLLI at CSULB’s annual membership fee of $40 is prorated to $20 for the spring and summer sessions. Tuition is $10 per lecture class and $45 per computer class. Computer classes also require an annual $40 SeniorNet membership. Parking permits are available for a fee.