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114 Meditation for Stress Relief in Uncertain Times

Thursday      09/10/20 - 10/01/20       04:00 - 04:45
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Never have we been faced with so many circumstances that can cause distress emotionally, mentally and physically. Most of us have not learned how to release stress naturally, through meditation. In th... More

130 Protecting Your Hard-Earned Money

Monday      10/26/20       10:30 - 11:30
Online Class 1   

(At the instructor's request, the class date was changed from Sep 21 to Oct 26.) Learn how to protect your investments and identify the red flags of fraud. Did you know you could perform a backgro... More

134 Palomar: Bridge to the Stars

Tuesday      10/06/20       04:00 - 05:15
San Diego onlin   

In 1921 no one knew about galaxies, quasars or nebulae. The universe was limited by the shortsighted vision of the small telescopes and narrow view of the astronomers. One man, with tenacity and his u... More

141 Travel Cafe: Japan

Thursday      10/01/20       03:00 - 04:00
Online Class 1   

(This is a discussion-based program with brief video to watch before each session.) Do you like to travel? Has a travel experience ever changed you in a profound way? This group is a place to discuss ... More

143 Pompeii: Destruction and Rebirth of a City

Tuesday      09/29/20 - 10/06/20       01:00 - 02:30
Online Class 1   

Pompeii is a site unique in world archaeology. It was a prosperous town of the Roman Empire that was suddenly and almost completely erased from history by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE. Part... More

144 Musicals That Transport Us

Wednesday      09/30/20 - 10/07/20       10:30 - 12:00
Online Class 1   

The Broadway Musical has transported us to so many exciting cities for decades. From Bangkok, Berlin, Paris, Moscow and more we’ve been enthralled with the atmosphere of faraway places in the mu... More

145 Being a Kid in the Stone Age

Wednesday      09/30/20       04:00 - 05:15
San Diego onlin   

A pregnant woman in the Stone Age was healthier than a modern woman, and her child benefited as a result. In spite of the hazards of infections that have been under control in the Western world for ma... More

146 Healthy Heart Habits to Get Through a Pandemic

Thursday      10/01/20       10:30 - 11:30
Online Class 1   

Join HeartWell nurse, Leni Barry to see what you can do while dealing with the challenges and stress of a pandemic. Learn daily strategies to promote heart health and prevent illness. More

147 Aristotle: The Father of Thought

Thursday      10/01/20       01:00 - 02:30
Online Class 1   

No thinker has been more foundational to human thought than Aristotle who launched virtually every field of study from Physics, chemistry, and biology to law, literary theory, and economics. We know h... More

148 Victorians and Gothics

Friday      10/02/20       10:30 - 11:45
Online Class 1   

The reign of Queen Victoria, known as a shining period for the romantic movement and its literature, is perhaps less well known as the age that would shape forever the modern idea of vampires and gobl... More

149 Beethoven's One and Only Opera "Fidelio"

Friday      10/02/20       01:00 - 02:30
Online Class 1   

Come explore Beethoven's one and only opera Fidelio. Composed in 1805, this work reflects the style of composition we refer to as his "middle" period. Beethoven's struggle over this ... More

150 Maintaining Your Immune Health in the Face of COVID-19 and Other Viruses

Monday      10/05/20       10:30 - 11:30
Online Class 1   

Why are adults over 55 especially vulnerable to pathogens like the coronavirus? Dr. Whyte will discuss how immune health makes older adults more vulnerable to COVID-19 and other pathogens, and offers ... More

151 Sports in a Pandemic

Monday      10/05/20       01:00 - 02:30
Online Class 1   

A look at how sports, both professional and college, has dealt with COVID-19. What do sports and sports media coverage look like in the future? More

152 Is Election Security in 2020 a Myth?

Tuesday      10/06/20       10:30 - 11:30
Online Class 1   

With November around the corner, election security is one of the most important issues facing the U.S. Election officials are immersed in preventing hacks by Russia and other U.S. adversaries while al... More

153 Book Discussion: Rodham: A Novel

Tuesday      10/06/20       03:00 - 04:30
Online Class 1   

(Note: Please join the meeting at 3 pm if you would like some assistance using the features of Zoom. Otherwise, join us at 3:15 pm for the start of our discussion.) Have you read any alternative histo... More

154 The Golden Age of Television

Wednesday      10/07/20       01:00 - 02:00
Online Class 1   

American television was all set to launch in the late 1930s, but its progress was interrupted by the start of World War II. Finally, by the end of the 1940s, NBC and CBS began broadcasting. They offer... More

155 WOW Wednesday with Oasis

Wednesday      10/07/20       04:00 - 05:00
Online Class 1   

Join Oasis staff for updates, sociailizing and more. And a special, surprise guest! More

156 Fun with Math Puzzles and Brain Teasers Class Full

Thursday      10/08/20       10:30 - 11:45
Online Class 1   

Join us for a stimulating session working on a variety of interesting math problems. Some willseem like magic. Some will arouse your curiosity. Some will teach you about an everyday application of mat... More

157 August Wilson: The Makings of a Culture Bearer

Thursday      10/08/20       01:00 - 02:30
Online Class 1   

Pulitzer Prize Winner August Wilson's plays depict the fullness of African-American life in the 20th century. This lecture will provide an introduction to Wilson's life, art, politics and cult... More

158 Meditation for Stress Relief in Uncertain Times

Thursday      10/08/20 - 11/05/20       04:00 - 04:45
San Diego onlin   

Never have we been faced with so many circumstances that can cause distress emotionally, mentally and physically. Most of us have not learned how to release stress naturally, through meditation. In th... More

159 Staying Safe Online

Friday      10/09/20       01:00 - 02:30
Online Class 1   

(This class is Part I of our Computer Security Blanket series. See class #169 for Part II and class #179 for Part III. Sign up individually for one, two or all three classes.) Many security breaches o... More

160 Let's Take a Photo Walk (with your phone or point-and-shoot camera)!

Wednesday      10/14/20 - 10/21/20       03:00 - 04:30
Online Class 2   

Since we are walking a lot in our neighborhoods these days, let’s be intentional and pick a theme to photograph. Some possible themes include: color, trees, landscape, architecture, texture, and... More

161 Let Go of Your Fears: How Subtle Phobias Hold You Back

Wednesday      10/14/20       04:00 - 05:00
San Diego onlin   

We’ve all heard of clinical phobias (fear of water, spiders, etc.), but what about subtle phobias? The vexing phobias like getting a new job, retiring, taking a dream vacation or any other fear ... More

162 Peggy Lee and Connie Francis: Sirens of Song

Tuesday      10/13/20       10:30 - 12:00
Online Class 1   

Norma Egstrom and Concetta Franconero, two gorgeous women who could have won most beauty contests, captured American hearts as legendary musical artists Peggy Lee and Connie Francis. Join Daryl Davis ... More

163 A (Non-Partisan) Field Guide to Election Polls

Tuesday      10/13/20       01:00 - 02:30
Online Class 1   

We look to the results of election polls in hope of projecting the outcome of an election. Using “live” computer simulations, we will discuss (in a non-technical way) many challenges polls... More

164 Gregory Tu: A Homicide Trial Without a Body

Wednesday      10/14/20       10:30 - 12:00
Online Class 1   

In a landmark ruling, Gregory Tu was convicted of murdering his wife, Lisa, in Potomac, Maryland, during the summer of 1988. Hear the story from the prosecutor in the case, John McCarthy. Despite the ... More

165 Pioneering Women in Architecture

Wednesday      10/14/20       01:00 - 02:30
Online Class 1   

We'll examine the early years of the architecture profession in the United States, during the second half of the 19th century. Until well into the 20th century, relatively few women struggled to o... More

166 Florence: Off the Beaten Path

Thursday      10/15/20       10:30 - 11:45
Online Class 1   

Been there, done that?European Travel Specialist Barbara Paulson offers over a dozen alternatives to the “Big Box” museums, churches, and sites of Florence. Consider: one of the earliest h... More

167 America's Birth Certificate: The Declaration of Independence

Thursday      10/15/20       01:00 - 02:30
Online Class 1   

The American Declaration of Independence was not the first declaration of independence ever issued, and its ideas and forms betray many influences. But its resonance was unparalleled. Our Declaration ... More

168 The Rise of German Militarism

Friday      10/16/20       10:30 - 12:00
Online Class 1   

German militarism and the long-standing German military traditions go back in history more than 300 years. But is this militarism a historical force - or a curse? This presentation traces the roots of... More