• Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-10-2022 to 10-10-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 11:45 AM
    Instructor: Michael Suser, Band Leader and Lecturer, and Charlene Cochran, Vocalist
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis at the Macys Home Store

    With the coming of Rock and Roll in the '50s, the great days of Gershwin, Cole Porter, and similar talents were fast coming to an end. But a closer look at the music of the '60s reveals that awesome tunes were still being written. We'll take a specific look at the songs of Burt Bacharach, Henry Mancini, and Antonio Carlos Jobim, with brief histories of... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-10-2022 to 10-10-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:30 PM
    Instructor: Oliva M. Espin, Ph.D
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Online Class

    Ana-Maria Rizzuto is an educator and psychoanalyst who offers an alternative to Freud’s understanding of religion. Whereas Freud postulated that belief in God is based on a child's idea of the father, Rizzuto argues that the God representation draws from a variety of sources and is a major element in the fabric of one's view of self, others, and the... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-11-2022 to 10-11-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Julie Kurzava, Faculty, Loyola University
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Online Class

    We’ve heard that Broadway is riddled with backstage politics, but what about when the politics are right on stage? Broadway hitmakers have frequently used politics, both historical and contemporary, as a backdrop for our entertainment.  Singer/actor Julie Kurzava will consider how the American musical theater has staged political intrigue as well as the... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-11-2022 to 10-11-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Julie Kurzava, Faculty, Loyola University
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis at the Macys Home Store

    We’ve heard that Broadway is riddled with backstage politics, but what about when the politics are right on stage? Broadway hitmakers have frequently used politics, both historical and contemporary, as a backdrop for our entertainment.  Singer/actor Julie Kurzava will consider how the American musical theater has staged political intrigue as well as the... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-11-2022 to 10-11-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:30 PM
    Instructor: Peter Bolland, MA, Professor of Philosophy and Humanities, Southwestern College
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Online Class

    All around the world ancient people told fantastical tales of the dawn of time and the creation of the universe. What questions were they trying to answer? “Who made the world, and how?” Or were they asking different questions – questions much closer to home, like, “What am I, and what is my place in the cosmos?” Using Joseph Campbell’s four... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-12-2022 to 10-12-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Ralph D Buglass, Montgomery County Historical Society
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Trip

    This is mostly a driving tour of Sugarloaf Mountain on the western edge of Montgomery County (with some easy walking as well). We will stop at several overlooks and take in the views of early fall foliage and distant sites, then stop at the base of the mountain for a .5-mile walk on level terrain. Optional “extras” include a picnic or longer hike on... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-12-2022 to 10-12-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Victor Rezmovic, Computer Instructor
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Online Class

    Broadcast TV and Cable TV have traditionally provided in-home media to US households. We are experiencing a new paradigm in home entertainment as households are discontinuing their cable TV contracts in favor of streaming options, such as Netflix and Amazon.  In this class we will examine: •Technical details of how traditional cable, over-the-air TV and... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-12-2022 to 10-12-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Victor Rezmovic, Computer Instructor
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis at the Macys Home Store

    Broadcast TV and Cable TV have traditionally provided in-home media to US households. We are experiencing a new paradigm in home entertainment as households are discontinuing their cable TV contracts in favor of streaming options, such as Netflix and Amazon.  In this class we will examine: •Technical details of how traditional cable, over-the-air TV and... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-12-2022 to 10-12-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:15 PM
    Instructor: Ken Walsh, Veteran White House Correspondent, Historian and Author
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Online Class

    Crisis management has become a major feature of the modern presidency. This talk discusses major crises that modern presidents have faced and applies standards for crisis management. Among the presidents discussed will be Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Donald... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-12-2022 to 10-12-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:15 PM
    Instructor: Ken Walsh, Veteran White House Correspondent, Historian and Author
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis at the Macys Home Store

    Crisis management has become a major feature of the modern presidency. This talk discusses major crises that modern presidents have faced and applies standards for crisis management. Among the presidents discussed will be Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Donald... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-13-2022 to 10-13-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: John McCarthy, Montgomery County State's Attorney
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Online Class

    In the fall of 2021, the Montgomery County State's Attorney's office undertook a research project to analyze data on criminal prosecution in Montgomery County in order to ensure the fair administration of justice.   Another objective of the project is to implement a framework for sustainable community engagement in order to build community trust in the... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-13-2022 to 10-13-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: John McCarthy, Montgomery County State's Attorney
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis at the Macys Home Store

    In the fall of 2021, the Montgomery County State's Attorney's office undertook a research project to analyze data on criminal prosecution in Montgomery County in order to ensure the fair administration of justice.   Another objective of the project is to implement a framework for sustainable community engagement in order to build community trust in the... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-13-2022 to 10-13-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:15 PM
    Instructor: Brian Rose, Professor (ret.), Department of Communication and Media Studies, Fordham University
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Online Class

    From the earliest days of television, making people laugh was one the central goals of TV programmers. Successful radio formats like the sitcom and the comedy/variety show moved to television in the late 1940s, joined a few years later by the late night comedy talk show. For the next seven decades, these three formats dominated the airwaves. This... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-14-2022 to 10-14-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 6:00 PM → 7:00 PM
    Instructor: Chris Burns, Many-Strings
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Online Class

    The Renaissance was a fabulous period of invention and creativity. Its music is beautiful and timeless. We'll enjoy the melodies of the Italian, English, and Spanish courts, along with the coronation music for Queen Elizabeth. Selections from the Gregorian Chants, “New World” melodies, John Dowland, and the world of Monteverdi will be a treat for your... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-14-2022 to 10-14-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Margaret Wesdock, RDN, LDN, CDCES
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Online Class

    Join Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Margaret Wesdock, to learn about the benefits of milk, daily recommended intake, and what to consider when buying milk. Non-dairy alternatives such as soy milk, almond milk, oat milk will also be discussed. ... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-17-2022 to 10-17-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 3:30 PM
    Instructor: Ken Ow, AARP Volunteer
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis at the Macys Home Store

    Drivers who complete this course may receive a multi-year discount on their auto insurance, depending on state regulations. Exciting new content includes information on brain health, railroad and animal crossings, plus expanded information on car technology and updates on the many new laws in Maryland. A number of tips will be offered to help reduce your... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-17-2022 to 10-17-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:30 PM
    Instructor: Lisa Friedman, Technology Instructor
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Online Class

    Interested in listening to your favorite NPR broadcasts, New York Times book reviews, and Wall Street Journal financial advice on your computer or mobile device – on demand and for free? These and many other spoken audio files – known as "podcasts" – not only are available for streaming, but can often be downloaded to your device, so you can listen to... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-17-2022 to 10-17-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:30 PM
    Instructor: Nicole Strickland, Paranormal Researcher, Author, Writer, and Award-Winning Radio Host
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Online Class

    This class will highlight important aspects of paranormal research and serve as a motivator for anyone interested in learning more about investigating the unknown. You'll learn about the Spiritualist movement's influence on modern-day investigation practices as well as how to become a paranormal investigator. Research methodologies will be discussed,... read more
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  • Sessions: 6
    Class Date(s): 10-17-2022 to 11-21-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 1:30 PM → 3:30 PM
    Instructor: Nancy Kay, Mah Jongg Instructor
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis at the Macys Home Store

    Learn the Great Game of China. We will learn American style Mah Jongg using the National Mah Jongg League rules. You will learn how to read the card, the names of the tiles, how to pick a hand, do the Charleston, build a wall, and play defensively.  Make new friends and have fun playing this game of skill and luck.  This class is for people new to Mah... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-18-2022 to 10-18-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Julie Kurzava, Faculty, Loyola University
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Online Class

    We’ve heard that Broadway is riddled with backstage politics, but what about when the politics are right on stage? Broadway hitmakers have frequently used politics, both historical and contemporary, as a backdrop for our entertainment.  Singer/actor Julie Kurzava will consider how the American musical theater has staged political intrigue as well as the... read more
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