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  Osher Lifelong Learning Institute  

Adventures in History: Lawrence of Arabia and Gertrude Bell

2 Tue., Jul. 28-Aug. 4

An Introduction to Lake Park & Northpoint Lighthouse

Tue., Jul. 14 - Full

Thu., Jul. 16

Avoiding Viruses, Spyware, and Malware: Medicine to Protect your Personal Computer

Wed.,, Jul. 8

Bees and Beekeeping: Healing from the Hive

Thu., Jul. 16

Bob Dylan's "Chronicles: Volume One": The Autobiography of the Artist as a Young/Old Man

3 Thu., Jul. 16-30

Brain Games Part III - DVD Course

3 Thu., Jul. 9-23

Denis Sullivan from Construction to Deck Tour

Wed., Aug. 19

Devil in the White City Motor Coach Tour in Chicago

Thu., Jul. 30 - Full

Explorations in Wholeness

5 Tue., Jul. 14-Aug. 11

Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement

4 Tue., Oct. 6-27

Historical Mequon - Freistadt Settlement and Jonathan Clark House

Tue., Aug. 25 - Full

History of the Development of Sewer Infrastructure in Milwaukee

Tue., Jul. 7

Introduction to Quakerism

Thu., Jul. 23

Italy: La Dolce Vita

Sat.-Mon. Mar. 12-21, 2016

Know Your Medicine, Know Your Pharmacist

2 Mon., Jul. 20-27

Long-Term Care: Planning for Future Needs

Mon., Jul. 13 and Tue., Jul. 21

Merry Wives of Windsor - Context

Thu., Jul. 9

Milwaukee Chamber Theater: Boeing Boeing

Wed., Aug. 19

New York City Theater Tour: Best of Broadway 2015 New Class

Thu.-Sun., Nov. 5-8 - Full

Oshkosh Historical Adventure: A Visit to Downton Abbey & the Great War/Gatsby Era

Wed., Aug. 5

Panama: Crossroads of the Americas New Class

Thu.-Thu., Dec. 3-10

Potpourri Summer

6 Mon., Jul. 13-Aug. 17 - Full

Refresh and Relax with Hypnosis

Tue., Aug. 4

Sleepless in Milwaukee

Thu., Jul. 16

Soto Zen, A Buddhist Tradition

Fri., Jul. 10

St Josaphat's Basilica Lecture and Tour

Tue., Aug. 11 and Wed., Aug. 12

Sweets & Treats in Cedarburg

Fri., Aug. 7

The Amazing Power of Hypnosis

Tue., Jul. 21

Tour of Olbrich Gardens and Governor's Mansion in Madison

Thu., Jul. 23 - Full

Tour of the Historic Milwaukee Soldiers' Home

Sat., Jul. 11 - Full

Week of Learning 2016: Understanding American Government New Class

Sun.-Fri., Apr 24-29, 2016

  Dates To Be Announced  
A Brief History of Time New Class
A Tasty Tosa Food Tour
A Trip Back in Time at Wade House
A Visit to the UWM Planetarium: Adventure in the Stratosphere
A Visit to the UWM Planetarium: Exploration of Mars
Achieving Safety and Justice New Class
Adventures in History: James and Dolley Madison New Class
Adventures in History: TR, Taft and the "Golden Age of Journalism"
Adventures in History: The World of Benjamin Franklin and His Sister Jane
Along the Mississippi
Amazing History of Latinos in Milwaukee
American History through Art at the Smithsonian
American Players Theatre - Merry Wives of Windsor
An American System-Built Home Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
Animal Eyes and Robot Eyes - How They View the World
Architectural Relics from a Bygone Era
Art Lives Here: Exploring the Milwaukee Art Museum Collections
Battle of Waterloo - Before, During and After
Bay View Walking Tour New Class
Before 1776: Life in the American Colonies
Behind the Scenes at the Zoo
Best, Pabst and Beyond
Bill Moyers Interviews Great Thinkers New Class
Body Language and Handwriting: What They Say About Personalities
Booking and Planning Travel
Brain Games Part I - DVD Course
Brain Games Part II - DVD Course
Brain Games Part IV - DVD Course New Class
Brain Games Part V - DVD Course New Class
Buddha's Four Noble Truths New Class
Calvary Cemetery Lecture and Tour
Celebrating American Original Cheeses New Class
Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol New Class
Climate Change Policy and Public Health New Class
Collections of Significance at UWM Libraries
Computer Basics
Confronting Genocide New Class
Consciously Navigating the Second Half of Life
Controversial Art
Cubism, Futurism and Non-Objective Art New Class
Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know Part I
Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know Part II
Doors Open Milwaukee New Class
Downtown Development - What's Happened, Happening and Going to Happen New Class
Edelweiss Historic Milwaukee Boat Tour
Estabrook Park Autumn Tree Walk New Class
Experience the University Community Orchestra's History, Mission, & Music New Class
Explore the Wildflowers of Estabrook Park
Family Storytelling 101
Famous Milwaukeeans
Fascinating Facts: Exploring the Myths and Mysteries of Judaism
Fiction, Acculturation, and Culture New Class
Film Movement Films Move New Class
Fitting the Pieces Together with Medicare New Class
Forest Home Cemetery Tour
Forests and Humans: From the Midwest to Madagascar New Class
Forum: Striving for Literacy
French for Travelers
From the Field to the Foam: Milwaukee's Brewing History
Fun in all Shapes and Sizes, from Octagon House to Coffee Beans, Alpacas and Honey Bees
Geological history of the Baraboo Region (Lecture and Fieldtrip)
George Eliot's Middlemarch
Harlots, Opium Dens, and Victorian Values, 1870s-1890s
High Tea at the Schuster Mansion
History of Milwaukee Neighborhoods
History of Milwaukee's Zoo
History of Your Milwaukee County Parks
History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective, Part III (DVD Course)
Holocaust - Part 1 Context
Holocaust - Part 2 Propaganda and Survivor Story
How People and Places Inform a Novel New Class
How to Self-Publish Your First Book for Free
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
I'm Retired!! Now What Do I Do with the Rest of My Life? Retirement Life Planning
I'm Retired!! Now What Do I Do with the Rest of My Life? Retirement Life Planning
Impact of the Great War of 1914-1919: Conflict continues 100 years later
In bed with Nazi Germany: Big Business and Big Bucks New Class
Increase Lapham - Wisconsin's Pioneer Scientist and Student of all Things
Inside Religion (DVD Course)
Introduction to Book Binding
Introduction to Glass Blowing
Investing in Turbulent Times
Investing in Turbulent Times New Class
Italian diet: past and present
Janesville Rotary Gardens & Lincoln-Tallman House
Journaling Toward the Poem
Joyce's Ulysses For Beginners New Class
"La vie est belle" French River Adventure New Class
Learning Sign Language through song and poetry New Class
Let's All Go to the Big Rock Candy Mountain
Life Beyond Loss-Grief's Journey New Class
Live at the Smithsonian - American History through Art (Live Video Conferencing & In Person Discussion)
London: A Short History, Part I (DVD Course)
Lynden Sculpture Gardens New Class
MATC Cuisine Luncheon New Class
MATC Cuisine Luncheon and Tour of MPTV 10/36 Studios
MOOC's - what are they New Class
Manitowoc: A Maritime and Cultural Tour New Class
Masterworks of American Art, Part I (DVD Course)
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre - Jeeves Takes a Bow
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre: Love Stories New Class
Milwaukee County- From Wilderness to Development
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Production Facility Tour New Class
Milwaukee's Home Town Railroad New Class
Milwaukee's Magnificent Downtown Architecture
Milwaukee's Town of Lake
Mindfulness Meditation: A Path to Peace
Mindfulness Meditation: A Path to Peace
More Than Just Strumming! Music Literacy Through the Ukulele New Class
Myths, Mysteries, Legends and Lore of the Great Lakes
Native Americans - A Year in the Life of the Ojibwa and Wisdom of the Elders New Class
Nativities of Holy Cross Lutheran Church New Class
Natural areas in our county parks New Class
Off the Wall Theatre: Tartuffe New Class
Old World 3rd Street/River Walk Food Tour New Class
Oscar Winners from the Past
Outsourcing U.S. Foreign Policy: the United Nations Alternative New Class
Passage: the Making of an American Family
People of the Sturgeon: Wisconsin's Love Affair with an Ancient Fish New Class
Plato's Vision of the Good New Class
Poetry: The What, The Why, and The How
Poles and Poland: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow New Class
Political Mass Murder and Ethnic Cleansing in the 20th Century
Potpourri I
Potpourri I
Potpourri I Fall New Class
Potpourri I Spring
Potpourri II Fall New Class
Potpourri II Spring
Potpourri III Fall New Class
Potpourri III Spring
Regaining Youthful Movement - Rolls and Reversals New Class
Science and Religion (DVD Course)
Shakespeare: The Authorship Question New Class
Shakespeare's Early Career: Elizabethan Life and Theatre Seen Through the Film Shakespeare in Love
Shoreline Erosion or We Have Met the Enemy and He is Us New Class
Sport, Politics, and Society: Three Case Studies New Class
Step Back in Time & Celebrate the Holiday Season at the Pfister Hotel New Class
Susie & Harvey's Adventures In Song & Poetry New Class
Ten Chimneys Estate Tour & Kettle Moraine State Forest
The Art and Design of Kohler
The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease New Class
The Challenge of Socrates
The Dispossessed: The Story of Wisconsin's Indians
The Eviction of the Kashube Fisherman of Jones Island Milwaukee: Then and Now
The Films of Michael Caine New Class
The Fuss Over Much Ado About Nothing
The Golden Age of Sports
The Greatest Mysteries of the World New Class
The HECM / Reverse Mortgage Option: A Look at Funding Longevity
The Holiday Charms of Chicago New Class
The Little Prince New Class
The Power of Myth - DVD Course New Class
The Provocative Nietzsche
The Rep: Charles Dickens "A Christmas Carol" New Class
The Salvation Army 101 New Class
The Splendor of Boerner Botanical Gardens
The women that made Milwaukee famous New Class
There's a Drone in my Backyard! (Can drones be domesticated?)
Tour of Museum of Wisconsin Art & Wisconsin Auto Museum
Tour of United Community Center and Day of the Dead Exhibit
Tour of the Wisconsin Humane Society
Tour of the new UWM School of Freshwater Science
Two Plays about Women by Ibsen: A Doll's House and Hedda Gabler
Understanding Water Supply and Pollution Control
Understanding the Jewish Calendar
"Vamos al cine" New Class
Vicars of Christ: The Papacy Through the Centuries
Vision for Organics and Machines
Water Exercise - Strength, Cardio and Flexibility
Watercolor Class at Villa Terrace
What is Hypnotherapy?
Where Science Fiction and Real Robots Converge New Class
Wildlife Conservation in our County Parks New Class
Wisconsin Black Historical Society Museum
Master Class at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre
Much Ado about Nothing at the American Players Theatre
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Kim  Beck, Executive Director,, 414-227-3321


Summer 2015 Osher Catalog

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