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  Osher Lifelong Learning Institute  

Adventures in History: TR, Taft and the "Golden Age of Journalism" New Class

2 Thu., May 14-21

Amazing History of Latinos in Milwaukee New Class

2 Tue., Mar. 10-17

An American System-Built Home Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright

Wed., Apr. 1

Wed., Apr. 1

Thu., Apr. 9

Thu., Apr. 9

Wed., May 6

Wed., May 6

Animal Eyes and Robot Eyes - How They View the World New Class

4 Thu., Mar. 12-Apr. 2 - Full

Architectural Relics from a Bygone Era New Class

Tue. May 5 and Wed. May 6

Battle of Waterloo - Before, During and After New Class

3 Mon., May 4-18

Before 1776: Life in the American Colonies New Class

5 Thu., Apr. 23-May 21

Best, Pabst and Beyond New Class

Wed., Mar. 11

Brain Games Part I - DVD Course New Class

3 Thu., Mar. 12-26

Brain Games Part II - DVD Course New Class

3 Thu., Apr. 23-May 7

Computer Basics New Class

4 Mon., Apr. 20-May 11

Consciously Navigating the Second Half of Life New Class

4 Thu., Mar. 12-Apr. 2 - Full

Controversial Art New Class

2 Tue., Apr. 21-28

Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know Part II New Class

4 Fri., Mar. 6-Apr. 24 (Omit: Mar. 13 and 20, Apr. 3 and 17)

Explore the Wildflowers of Estabrook Park New Class

Tue., May 12 - Full

Fri., May 15

Family Storytelling 101 New Class

3 Mon., Mar. 9-23 - Full

Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement

4 Wed. June 3-24

Forest Home Cemetery Tour New Class

Tue., May 19 and Thu., May 21 - Full

French for Travelers New Class

3 Wed., Mar. 11-25

From the Field to the Foam: Milwaukee's Brewing History New Class

Wed., Apr. 22

George Eliot's Middlemarch New Class

5 Tue., Mar. 31-May 5 omit Apr. 14 - Full

Harlots, Opium Dens, and Victorian Values, 1870s-1890s New Class

Mon., Apr. 6

High Tea at the Schuster Mansion

Wed., Mar. 18

History of Milwaukee Neighborhoods New Class

Tue., Apr. 14

History of Milwaukee's Zoo New Class

3 Tue., Mar. 10-24

Holocaust - Part 1 Context New Class

Mon., Mar. 9

Holocaust - Part 2 Propaganda and Survivor Story New Class

2 Mon., May 11-18

I'm Retired!! Now What Do I Do with the Rest of My Life? Retirement Life Planning New Class

3 Tue., Mar. 10-24

I'm Retired!! Now What Do I Do with the Rest of My Life? Retirement Life Planning New Class

3 Thu., Apr. 23-May 7 - Full

Introduction to Book Binding New Class

Sat., Mar. 14

Introduction to Glass Blowing

Sat., Mar. 7

Journaling Toward the Poem New Class

3 Wed., Mar. 18-Apr. 1

Let's All Go to the Big Rock Candy Mountain New Class

3 Tue., Mar. 10-24

MATC Cuisine Luncheon and Tour of MPTV 10/36 Studios New Class

Tue., Apr. 21 - Full

Thu., May 7 - Full

Wed., Apr. 29 - Full

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre - Jeeves Takes a Bow New Class

Wed., Apr. 22 - Full

Milwaukee County- From Wilderness to Development New Class

Mon., Mar. 30

Mindfulness Meditation: A Path to Peace New Class

3 Thu., May 7-21 - Full

Oscar Winners from the Past New Class

5 Fri., Apr. 24-May 22 - Full

Passage: the Making of an American Family New Class

Tue., Mar. 10

Poetry: The What, The Why, and The How New Class

4 Tue., Mar. 31-Apr. 28 omit Apr. 14

Potpourri II Spring New Class

5 Mon., Mar. 9-Apr. 6

Potpourri III Spring New Class

5 Mon., Apr. 20-May 18 - Full

The Dispossessed: The Story of Wisconsin's Indians New Class

Tue., May 5

The Eviction of the Kashube Fisherman of Jones Island Milwaukee: Then and Now New Class

Mon., Apr. 27,2015

The Golden Age of Sports New Class

Thu., Apr. 23

Tour of Museum of Wisconsin Art & Wisconsin Auto Museum New Class

Fri., Mar. 13

Tour of the Wisconsin Humane Society

Thu., Mar. 19

Tour of the new UWM School of Freshwater Science New Class

Wed., Mar. 25 - Full

Wed., Mar. 25 - Full

Understanding the Jewish Calendar New Class

2 Mon., Mar. 23-30

iPads for Beginners New Class

3 Tue., Mar. 10-24

  Dates To Be Announced  
A Tasty Tosa Food Tour
A Trip Back in Time at Wade House
A Visit to the UWM Planetarium: Adventure in the Stratosphere New Class
A Visit to the UWM Planetarium: Exploration of Mars New Class
Adventures in History: Lawrence of Arabia and Gertrude Bell New Class
Adventures in History: The World of Benjamin Franklin and His Sister Jane
Along the Mississippi
American History through Art at the Smithsonian New Class
American Players Theatre - Merry Wives of Windsor New Class
An Introduction to Lake Park & Northpoint Lighthouse New Class
Around the World in 80 Faiths, Part II (DVD Course)
Avoiding Viruses, Spyware, and Malware: Medicine to Protect your Personal Computer New Class
Bees and Beekeeping: Healing from the Hive New Class
Behind the Scenes at the Zoo
Bob Dylan's "Chronicles: Volume One": The Autobiography of the Artist as a Young/Old Man
Body Language and Handwriting: What They Say About Personalities
Brain Games Part III - DVD Course New Class
Calvary Cemetery Lecture and Tour
Collections of Significance at UWM Libraries
Computer Basics
Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know Part I
Denis Sullivan from Construction to Deck Tour New Class
Devil in the White City Motor Coach Tour in Chicago
Edelweiss Historic Milwaukee Boat Tour
Explorations in Wholeness New Class
Family Storytelling 102
Famous Milwaukeeans
Fascinating Facts: Exploring the Myths and Mysteries of Judaism
Forum: Striving for Literacy
Fun in all Shapes and Sizes, from Octagon House to Coffee Beans, Alpacas and Honey Bees New Class
Geological history of the Baraboo Region (Lecture and Fieldtrip) New Class
Historical Mequon - Freistadt Settlement and Jonathan Clark House New Class
History of Your Milwaukee County Parks
History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective, Part III (DVD Course)
History of the Development of Sewer Infrastructure in Milwaukee New Class
How to Self-Publish Your First Book for Free
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center New Class
Impact of the Great War of 1914-1919: Conflict continues 100 years later
Increase Lapham - Wisconsin's Pioneer Scientist and Student of all Things
India: A Journey of Discovery and Understanding
Inside Religion (DVD Course)
Introduction to Quakerism New Class
Investing in Turbulent Times
Italian diet: past and present
Italy: La Dolce Vita New Class
Janesville Rotary Gardens & Lincoln-Tallman House
Know Your Medicine, Know Your Pharmacist
London: A Short History, Part I (DVD Course)
Long-Term Care: Planning for Future Needs
Masterworks of American Art, Part I (DVD Course)
Merry Wives of Windsor - Context New Class
Milwaukee Chamber Theater: Boeing Boeing New Class
Milwaukee's Magnificent Downtown Architecture
Milwaukee's Town of Lake
Mind Aerobics
Mindfulness Meditation: A Path to Peace
Mobile Computing: There's an App for That
My Favorite Universe (DVD Course)
Myths, Mysteries, Legends and Lore of the Great Lakes
New York City Theater Tour: Best of Broadway 2015 New Class
North Point Mansions Walking Tour
Oshkosh Historical Adventure: A Visit to Downton Abbey & the Great War/Gatsby Era New Class
Pabst Mansion Tour and Lecture With John Eastburg
Panama: Crossroads of the Americas New Class
Political Mass Murder and Ethnic Cleansing in the 20th Century
Potpourri I
Potpourri I
Potpourri I Spring
Potpourri II
Potpourri Summer New Class
Refresh and Relax with Hypnosis New Class
Science and Religion (DVD Course)
Shakespeare's Early Career: Elizabethan Life and Theatre Seen Through the Film Shakespeare in Love
Sites to Behold at the S.C. Johnson Landmark Tour and Racine Art Museum
Sleepless in Milwaukee
Soto Zen, A Buddhist Tradition
Spring Migration at Horicon Marsh
St Josaphat's Basilica Lecture and Tour New Class
Sweets & Treats in Cedarburg New Class
The Amazing Power of Hypnosis New Class
The Art and Design of Kohler
The Castle of Elm Grove
The Challenge of Socrates
The Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear
The Fuss Over Much Ado About Nothing
The Great Tours: Greece and Turkey, Part I (DVD Course)
The Great Tours: Greece and Turkey, Part II (DVD Course)
The HECM / Reverse Mortgage Option: A Look at Funding Longevity
The Provocative Nietzsche
The Splendor of Boerner Botanical Gardens
The Wildflowers of Estabrook Park
There's a Drone in my Backyard! (Can drones be domesticated?)
Tour of Olbrich Gardens and Governor's Mansion in Madison New Class
Tour of the Historic Milwaukee Soldiers' Home New Class
Two Plays about Women by Ibsen: A Doll's House and Hedda Gabler
Vicars of Christ: The Papacy Through the Centuries
Vision for Organics and Machines
Water Exercise - Strength, Cardio and Flexibility
Watercolor Class at Villa Terrace New Class
Week of Learning 2014: On the Civil Rights Trail
Week of Learning 2016: Understanding American Government New Class
Weight Training the Right Way
What is Hypnotherapy?
Wisconsin Black Historical Society Museum
Wonder of the Universe
Master Class at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre
Much Ado about Nothing at the American Players Theatre
iPads for Beginners
For more information, contact:
Kim  Beck, Executive Director,, 414-227-3321


Spring 2015 Osher Catalog

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