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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

An American System-Built Home Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright

Wed., Apr. 1

Wed., Apr. 1

Thu., Apr. 9

Thu., Apr. 9 - Full

Wed., May 6

Wed., May 6

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

Brain Games Part II - DVD Course New Class

3 Thu., Apr. 23-May 7

Computer Basics New Class

4 Mon., Apr. 20-May 11

Controversial Art New Class

2 Tue., Apr. 21-28

Explore the Wildflowers of Estabrook Park New Class

Tue., May 12 - Full

Fri., May 15

Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement

4 Wed. June 3-24

Forest Home Cemetery Tour New Class

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

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

Wed., Apr. 22

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

Mon., Apr. 6

History of Milwaukee Neighborhoods New Class

Tue., Apr. 14

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 Thu., Apr. 23-May 7 - Full

Italy: La Dolce Vita New Class

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

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

Mindfulness Meditation: A Path to Peace New Class

3 Thu., May 7-21 - Full

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

Thu.-Sun., Nov. 5-8

Oscar Winners from the Past New Class

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

Panama: Crossroads of the Americas New Class

Thu.-Thu., Dec. 3-10

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 - Full

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

  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
Amazing History of Latinos in Milwaukee
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
Animal Eyes and Robot Eyes - How They View the World
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
Best, Pabst and Beyond
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 I - DVD Course
Brain Games Part III - DVD Course New Class
Calvary Cemetery Lecture and Tour
Collections of Significance at UWM Libraries
Computer Basics
Consciously Navigating the Second Half of Life
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
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 101
Family Storytelling 102
Famous Milwaukeeans
Fascinating Facts: Exploring the Myths and Mysteries of Judaism
Forum: Striving for Literacy
French for Travelers
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
George Eliot's Middlemarch
High Tea at the Schuster Mansion
Historical Mequon - Freistadt Settlement and Jonathan Clark House New Class
History of Milwaukee's Zoo
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
Holocaust - Part 1 Context
How to Self-Publish Your First Book for Free
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center New Class
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
Increase Lapham - Wisconsin's Pioneer Scientist and Student of all Things
Inside Religion (DVD Course)
Introduction to Book Binding
Introduction to Glass Blowing
Introduction to Quakerism New Class
Investing in Turbulent Times
Italian diet: past and present
Janesville Rotary Gardens & Lincoln-Tallman House
Journaling Toward the Poem
Know Your Medicine, Know Your Pharmacist
Let's All Go to the Big Rock Candy Mountain
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 County- From Wilderness to Development
Milwaukee's Magnificent Downtown Architecture
Milwaukee's Town of Lake
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
North Point Mansions Walking Tour
Oshkosh Historical Adventure: A Visit to Downton Abbey & the Great War/Gatsby Era New Class
Passage: the Making of an American Family
Poetry: The What, The Why, and The How
Political Mass Murder and Ethnic Cleansing in the 20th Century
Potpourri I
Potpourri I
Potpourri I Spring
Potpourri II
Potpourri II Spring
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 Fuss Over Much Ado About Nothing
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 Museum of Wisconsin Art & Wisconsin Auto Museum
Tour of Olbrich Gardens and Governor's Mansion in Madison New Class
Tour of the Historic Milwaukee Soldiers' Home New Class
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 the Jewish Calendar
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
iPads for Beginners
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Kim  Beck, Executive Director,, 414-227-3321


Spring 2015 Osher Catalog

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