SPECIAL SUMMER OLLI EVENT!!
Pageant of the Masters - Laguna Beach - Wednesday, August 31, 2011
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Take a look at the many fine activities that are being planned,
OLLI CLASS ANNOUNCEMENTS
MONDAY, JUNE 13 THROUGH SUNDAY, JUNE 19
Listings are for this week's classes whose subject matter changes with each session and detail was not included in the Blue Book. To see a listing of all classes for the week, see your Blue Book and/or the OLLI calendar at Calendar.
OLLI ART HOUSE CINEMA • Monday, June 13 • 6 PM • Shapiro AB
UMBERTO D. - Bankrupt & lonely, an old man considers committing suicide. Since he has only a devoted dog & a maid as his companions, things look bleak—until one day when the old man’s luck changes giving him new hope. Director Vittorio de Sica’s touching portrait of one man’s effort to retain his pride in the face of adversity is a treasure of Italian post-war cinema.
THE NEW YORKER MAGAZINE DISCUSSION GROUP• Wednesday, June 15 • 1:15 –3:15 • Room 21
The Secret Sharer
Is Thomas drake a security threat?
God knows where I am.
What should happen when patients reject their diagnosis?
(Requested by class member.)
What is college good for?
A SUMMER IN GENOA (Genova) - After his wife's tragic death, Joe (Colin Firth) moves his two daughters to Genoa for a fresh start. The romantic Italian town has its effects on the girls, as teenager Kelly (Willa Holland) begins to test her sexuality and young Mary (Perla Haney-Jardine) believes she's seen her mother's ghost. Director Michael Winterbottom's poignant tale of love, family and forgiveness co-stars Hope Davis and Catherine Keener.
2008 NR 93 minutes
Room Changes for Summer Semester
- Conversational French will meet in room 21 every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.
- Starting or Restarting Your Fiction Writing will meet in room 19 on alternate Wednesdays, at 10:00 a.m., beginning June 15.
NEW CLASSES THIS SUMMER
Speakers will present a series of science lectures, as follows:
- June 14 Elastic Fibers: New Wrinkles in the Biology of Cancer and Birth Defects
- June 28 From Clams to Kelps – Exploring species interactions in the intertidal zone
- July 12 Stem Cell Panacea
- July 26 Surpassing Evolution: Transformative Approaches to Enhance the Efficiency of Photosynthesis
- August 9 Advanced Assistive Devices for Aging in Place
NOTE CHANGE OF ROOM NUMBER:
from 21 (as originally listed in the Blook Book) to 19!
If you read the article about Patricia McFall in the May Chronicle, you already know about this new class. If you didn’t, then you should know that Patricia possesses a broad background of practical experience as a published author in different genres, as well as being an enthusiastic instructor. Bring your writing materials. The optional textbook is: What If: Writing Exercises for Fiction Writers by Anne Bernays and Pamela Painter (any edition). A soft cover on Amazon was $8.32, plus shipping and handling ($3.99). Marilynn Bates, coordinator.
New - Genealogy Club - Thursday afternoons (June 9, June 23, July 7, July 21, August 4) Room CD from 1:15 - 3:15 p.m. – Coordinators: Norma Keating, Ann Smith, Julie Tobler, Rosalie Burg, Melinda Murray, Glory Huko, M.L.Potter & R. McCaman
LEARN HOW TO COLLECT, AUTHENTICATE, AND ORGANIZE YOUR FAMILY HISTORY
- KNOWLEDGEABLE SPEAKERS FEATURED
- FREE SOFTWARE AVAILABLE
- VISITS TO LOCAL GENEALOGICAL RESOURCES
- ACCESS TO NEWLY AVAILABLE DATA
- BEGINNING AND ADVANCED RESEARCHERS WELCOME
Interested? Please go to our OLLI Family History website and complete Survey before first meeting
Problems or questions, contact RMCCAMAN@gmail.com
Due to the size of the class, the Longevity Stick Art class that meets every Wednesday from now until August 10, from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. will now meet on the Orchard Lawn at the Arboretum. The Orchard lawn is located north of the Heritage House. Because this class is held outside each week, please dress according to the weather.
Please do not park in the Arboretum lot, avoid a citation.
Thanks to CSUF’s Information Technology (IT) organization, OLLI members can now get software for home use for free (McAfee Anti-virus) or for $5 to $10 (for all others). Available software for Windows PC's includes Adobe Acrobat Professional X, McAfee Anti-virus, Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010, Microsoft Windows (XP,Vista and Windows 7). Available software for MAC includes Adobe Acrobat Professional X, McAfee and Microsoft Office,
For details, click the following Software For Home Use
OLLI HOSPITALITY COMMITTEE- if you are interested in joining the Hospitality Committee who helps plan and host these fun events, please join us at our monthly meetings held on the first Friday of every month from 10 AM to Noon in Room 9. No special skills or talents required; just a desire to be part of a committed and hard-working team! Questions? Please feel free to email Patti Chikahisa @firstname.lastname@example.org
- Next meeting TBA
OLLI BOARD OF TRUSTEES - Members are invited to attend OLLI Board Meetings on the second Thursday of every month, 8:30 - 10 a.m., in Shapiro CD. Seating is available for members and members are invited to address the Board if they wish at the start of the proceedings. Come learn more about our University experience and the self governance aspect of your OLLI, CSUF and make suggestions for better service if you care to do so.
- Next meeting - July 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., Room 21
OLLI CURRICULUM COMMITTEE - All interested OLLI members are invited to attend Curriculum Committee meetings normally on the first Monday of each month at 3:30 p.m. in Shapiro CD.
- Next meeting July 18 at 3:30 p.m. in Shapiro CD
- Next meeting July 11th at 3:30 p.m. in Shapiro CD.
OLLI COMPUTER EDUCATION COMMITTEE (CEC) - Meets on the first Thursday of each month at 3:00 p.m. in room 9. Please mark your calendars and participate in important functions that help to make OLLI’s programs the heart of our organization.
- Next meeting July 7 at 3 p.m.
OLLI DAY TRIPS meets on the second Wednesday of each month from noon until 1:15 p.m. in Room 9
- Next meeting July 13 at 12:00 noon
LONG TRIPS (a Community Special Interest Group) meets on the third Wednesday of each month from noon until 1:15 p.m.
- Next meeting TBA
OLLI COMPUTER AND TECHNOLOGY CLUB (CLECAT) - Meets Thursdays twice monthly from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. in Shapiro CD to discuss a wide range of issues defined as anything that has a chip! All OLLI members are welcome!
- General meetings June 16 & July 14
- Q&A June 30 and July 28
COMMUNITY EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Community Events are events that are not part of the OLLI-CSUF program. OLLI members who participate in Community Events do so at their own risk and assume all liability for their participation. The State of California; the CSU Board of Trustees; California State University, Fullerton; CSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation and OLLI-CSUF assume no responsibility or liability for any Community Event.
Citizens Redistricting Commission
Public Input Hearing
Saturday, June 18, 2011
California State University, Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92834
Mackey Auditorium, Ruby Gerontology Center 13
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
For more information
Doctors Explain Healthy Way for Bill Clinton's Dramatic Weight Loss
After undergoing heart surgery back in February, former President Bill Clinton has adopted a healthier lifestyle. In a recent interview with CNN, Bill Clinton talked about his plant-based, vegan diet.
For more information
SAVE THE DATE of Tuesday, June 21st for Casual Dining at Blake's Place in Anaheim. There will be three Bar-B-Q entree choices from which to choose plus soup or salad, fruit cobbler and a soft drink included in the meal. All this for just $ 18.00 per person, including tax and tip.
Put on your finest Western clothes to get into the spirit of the evening. You might just win a prize for the best man's or woman's outfit!
ADDED BONUS: Carolyn Cardamis has volunteered to lead the singing of Western-themed songs after we've finished our dinner. She'll accompany our voices with her guitar. Thank you, Carolyn!.
Flyers are now available in the OLLI office and as an attachment on the announcement in the e-bytes.
Please note that June 17th is the deadline for reservations. After that date, call Maxine to see if there is space available.
For more information and to make reservations,
NEED PERSONAL COMPUTER ASSISTANCE?– A number of OLLI members have organized a community support group designed to answer emergency or general questions related to your personal computer (hardware or software problems), home network, etc., contact Richard McCaman at 714 451-6698
Note that this is a free service - however anyone who feels they received support above the ordinary is encouraged to make a donation to the Computer Education Fund at the OLLI office.
This service is limited to OLLI Members only!
UPCOMING EVENTS AND CLASSES AT THE FULLERTON ARBORETUM
Eat the Yard! Garden to Table Cooking Class
Gardener Jonathan Davis takes through the steps of how to get your garden to your table. Join us for a hands-on class packed full of dishes that bring out the best of the spring season’s harvest! Discover simple methods to prepare what you’ve grown as well as a host of seasonal recipes. Preservation methods will also be taught so you can extend the harvest through the summer. Class culminates with a shared meal.
June-July Schedule at Fullerton Arboretum
For more information, visit Arboretum Home
Saturdays & Sundays from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Saturdays & Sundays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
HERITAGE HOUSE PUBLIC TOURS
Saturdays & Sundays from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
ORANGE COUNTY AGRICULTURAL AND NIKKEI HERITAGE MUSEUM
New Exhibit: New Birth of Freedom: Civil War to Civil Rights in California
Now Open Through November
For more information, visit Arboretum Home
OTHER EVENTS AND CLASSES
Yoga in the Garden (Saturday mornings)
Eat the Yard III: Garden to Table Cooking Class
Bug Safari for Adults
For more information on all Arboretum events, visit Arboretum Home
For more information on all classes, visit Arboretum Education
CSUF DEPARTMENT OF ATHLETICS
Because OLLI provides ushers for home basketball and baseball games, OLLI members plus one guest receive free admission tickets to all CSUF sporting events on campus (excluding NCAA Regional baseball playoffs)—simply present your OLLI ID badge at the will call counter. Come out and support CSUF athletics—and, in addition, have a great time! For detailed information, including team schedules, visit the Athletic Department Web site by clicking the following CSUF ATHLETICS.
CSUF Department of Arts – Music, Concerts, Recitals, and Theater Productions
The CSUF Arts College provides a unique opportunity for community members to experience outstanding theater, music, and dance productions as well as art exhibits. There are many good reasons to support the Arts College - including the quality of the productions, appearances by renowned guests artists, convenience, and the OLLI/senior discount.
Did we mention that a number of performances are free?
How You Can Get On College of the Arts (COTA) Mailing Lists
OLLI members who would like to be informed of events at the CSUF Clayes Performing Arts Center and Begovich Art Gallery can now be placed on mailing lists that will keep them abreast of events at COTA.
To receive emails- Fill out the form online @:http://www.patronmail.com/pmailweb/PatronSetup=2841
To be added to the mailing list- Contact Terry Goodman at email@example.com; (657) 278-8383; 800 N. State College Blvd, CPAC-101, Fullerton, CA 92834
A web link for the COTA home page (www.arts.fullerton.edu) is being created and will be up later this semester.
The Theater Arts Department has announced its plans for 2011/2012. Included in the ten productions are Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, The Diary of Anne Frank, and the musicals The Wedding Singer and Little Women. To ensure good seats for the performances of your choice and the best price, consider the Flex Ticket option. The flyer with more information is available in the OLLI office.
The box office is closed for the summer.
Announcements in the OLLI E-Newsletter are limited to official OLLI programs or general community announcements that are deemed to be of interest to the majority of the general membership. If you have a proposed community announcement for inclusion in the Newsletter, please obtain pre-submission approval from Patsy Burns at the OLLI Office phone (657) 278-2446 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Announcements for inclusion in the OLLI newsletter must be forwarded to OLLINewsBytes@hotmail.com by noon Thursday for the following Monday through Sunday period.
Questions or comments about this Newsletter should be directed to OLLINewsBytes@hotmail.com
Managing Editor: Bob Rineer
Editor: Dolly Church
The OLLI Office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (excluding campus holidays) – phone (657) 278-2446.
END OF OLLI ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR MONDAY, JUNE 13 THROUGH SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2011