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100 Your Technology Tutor Class Full


Monday      04/27/20       12:00 - 12:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Comp Lab   

Do you want to advance a computer skill, fill in gaps in your knowledge, orsolve acomputer problem? Our instructorscan help you with your laptop or other portable device (e.g. phone, tablet) in a priv... More

101 Bethesda Men's Discussion Group (A) 2 spot(s) remaining


Monday      01/06/20 - 04/27/20       10:30 - 12:00
BCC Regional Services Center C   

This group provides a forum to engage in intellectual conversation with a peer group and explore areas of common interest. Topics for discussion are selected by the group. Limit: 25 More

102 Men's Discussion Group (A) 3 spot(s) remaining


Monday      01/13/20 - 04/06/20       10:30 - 12:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

This group provides a forum to engage in intellectual conversation with a peer group and explore areas of common interest. Topics for discussion are selected by the group. Limit: 29 More

103 Total Body Workout


Monday      01/13/20 - 04/13/20       10:30 - 11:30
St. Luke's Church    

Get energized with this 60-minute dynamic and creative workout with music consisting of easy-to-follow cardio, strengthening, core and balance exercises with small balls, weights, elastic tubing or ot... More

105 Bridge for Beginners


Monday      01/13/20 - 02/24/20       01:30 - 03:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

Bridge is a terrific game that helps keep your mind alert and provides enjoyable times with friends. At the same time, it requires concentration and a reasonably good memory.This course is designed fo... More

106 Gentle Qi Gong and Tai Chi Class Full


Monday      01/13/20 - 04/20/20       02:30 - 03:30
St. Luke's Church    

Enjoy a blending of Qi Gong and Tai Chito promote the relaxation response within you. Balance, flexibility, coordination and stress-reduction exercises will be interwoven in easy-to-learn routines tha... More

116 John Le Carre: Ending an Era with George Smiley Class Full


Monday      02/24/20       01:00 - 03:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

Both prequel and sequel to John Le Carre’s, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, A Legacy of Spies features events that haunt key players 50 years later. In this class, we will compare the beginni... More

117 How to Heal Our Frayed Republic


Monday      03/02/20       10:30 - 11:30
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

Wehner,a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times and senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center who has served in the last three Republican administrations,will talk about why pol... More

118 Kings and Presidents: The U.S. and Saudi Arabia Since FDR


Monday      03/02/20       02:00 - 03:30
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

(Please note later start time for this class: 2:00 pm.) The United States and Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic relationship emerged in the first half of the 20th century. President Franklin Roosevelt&r... More

119 Immigration and the 2020 Election


Monday      03/09/20       10:30 - 12:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

Immigration will play a key role in the 2020 election. What are the candidates offering in the way of immigration reform proposals? Topics to be explored include the future of the Dreamers, Refugee Po... More

120 Convicting the Innocent: Causes & Remedies


Monday      03/09/20       01:30 - 02:30
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

Shawn Armbrust will be discussing her organization's work freeing wrongfully convicted and imprisoned, innocent clients in our region. Accompanying Armbrust will be one of the organization's r... More

121 Cancelled - 121 - Going Paperless


Monday      03/16/20       10:30 - 12:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   


Are you finally ready to kick the paper habit? Tired of being overwhelmed by bills, receipts, and endless piles of paper that engulf your desk? Are you comfortable with the concept of "the cloud&... More

122 Healthcare and the 2020 Election Class Full


Monday      03/16/20       01:00 - 02:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

One of the central policy debates of the 2020 presidential contest is health care. Democratic candidates and President Donald Trump have firm, yet divergent positions on a plethora of specific issues ... More

123 Planning and Paying for Long-Term Care Class Full


Monday      03/16/20       01:00 - 02:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

Sweeney will present an overview of long-term care options in various settings: home care, adult day programs, assisted living, nursing facilities and hospice. Come and learn from an experienced elder... More

124 Terezin and the Art of Defiance


Monday      03/23/20       10:30 - 12:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

This is the story of the Terezín Composers, talented men and women who created and composed music while imprisoned in the Terezin concentration camp during WWII. Aware that their lives were fra... More

125 Take Better Pictures with Your Phone or Point-and-Shoot Camera Class Full


Monday      03/23/20 - 03/30/20       01:00 - 02:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

Although we all take lots of pictures these days, we don't always capture what we hoped to see. Expensive fancy equipment isn't the solution. We'll discuss some principles that apply to ph... More

126 Judy Garland: Beyond the Rainbow


Monday      03/23/20       01:30 - 03:30
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

Judy Garland was one of the greatest popular singers, with a career of over 40 years that spanned vaudeville, movies and concerts. Her life included many triumphs as a performer, including introducing... More

127 The United States as a National Security State


Monday      03/30/20       10:30 - 12:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

Mel Goodman will provide an introduction to numerous national security issues, particularly the bloated defense budget, the overzealous tempo of military deployments and the politicization of intellig... More

128 Climate Change: Can The World Find Consensus for Action?


Monday      03/30/20       01:30 - 03:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

Perennial Oasis favorite Molly Williamson explores the tough topic of climate change. We can’t agree on causes or effects. The question of how (or whether) to fix it defies policy makers, indust... More

129 April Book Discussion: The Weight of Ink Class Full


Monday      04/06/20       01:00 - 02:15
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

If you loved either A. S. Byatt’s Possession or Geraldine Brooks'People of the Book, odds are you’ll love this one. Two scholars of Judaic history investigate papers from the 1660s fou... More

130 Putting Your Personal Affairs in Order (B)


Monday      04/06/20       01:00 - 03:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

Getting your affairs in order prepares you and your loved ones for life’s expected and unexpected events. But how do you get started? What do you need? Where do you put it all? This workshop/dis... More

200 Men's/Women's Discussion Group (C)


Tuesday      01/07/20 - 04/28/20       10:30 - 12:00
North Potomac Community Center    

This group provides a forum to engage in intellectual conversation with a peer group and explore areas of common interest. Topics for discussion are selected by the group.Limit: 25 More

201 Men's/Women's Discussion Group (A) 4 spot(s) remaining


Tuesday      01/07/20 - 04/07/20       01:00 - 02:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

This group provides a forum to engage in intellectual conversation with a peer group and explore areas of common interest. Topics for discussion are selected by the group.Limit: 29 More

203 Women's Discussion Group (B)


Tuesday      01/14/20 - 04/21/20       10:30 - 12:00
White Oak Community Center 2nd floor CR   

We are faced with personal dilemmas every day. You may be surprised to see that others struggle with many of the same things you do. Hearing from others and sharing your thoughts make for an interesti... More

204 Gentle Yoga Class Full


Tuesday      01/14/20 - 04/14/20       11:00 - 12:00
St. Luke's Church    

This course uses gentle yoga standing poses to improve our balance and make leg muscles and bones stronger. We will utilize poses for strengthening upper body muscles and incorporate neuron training f... More

206 Knitting Club 4 spot(s) remaining


Tuesday      01/14/20 - 04/07/20       03:00 - 04:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Kitchen   

What's more fun than knitting solo? Joining a club where every week is a knitting party! The skills required to join are casting on, knitting, purling and binding off. Bring your current project(s... More

212 Stepping On: Fall Prevention Program Class Full


Tuesday      01/28/20 - 03/10/20       02:30 - 04:30
Community Room   

About 30% of older adults who fall lose their self-confidence and start to go out less often. Inactivity leads to social isolation and loss of muscle strength and balance, increasing the risk of futur... More

220 The Battle for Monte Cassino: Opening the Door to Rome


Tuesday      02/25/20       10:30 - 12:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

The battle for Monte Cassino, from January to May 1944, epitomized the entire Italian campaign of 1943-1945, with the terrain and weather humbling generals’ plans and armies’ technology. E... More

221 Easy Moving: Performing Your Daily Living Activities Safely Class Full


Tuesday      02/25/20       01:00 - 02:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

Does picking up groceries strain your back? Do you have difficulty reaching for a cup in your cabinet? Is it hard to imagine standing up from a chair without armrests? Do you want to be as independent... More

222 iOS 13 for iPhone: What's Changed? Class Full


Tuesday      03/03/20       10:30 - 12:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Comp Lab   

If you’ve upgraded to iOS13 or are considering doing so, learn what’s new or changed in Apple’s latest iPhone offering. This class will demonstrate the latest improvements and new fe... More