• Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-02-2022 to 06-02-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Dan Sherman, PhD, Economist
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Online Class

    Nikola Tesla is known to many as an eccentric character in history of science, but in reality he made profoundly important contributions to the science and technology that directly affect our lives. We will explore Tesla’s background, the “current war” he fought with Edison, and his range of inventions, including radio transmitters and the legendary... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-02-2022 to 06-02-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Dan Sherman, PhD, Economist
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Oasis at the Macys Home Store

    Nikola Tesla is known to many as an eccentric character in history of science, but in reality he made profoundly important contributions to the science and technology that directly affect our lives. We will explore Tesla’s background, the “current war” he fought with Edison, and his range of inventions, including radio transmitters and the legendary... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-02-2022 to 06-02-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:30 PM
    Instructor: Nancy K. Schlossberg, Author and Professor Emerita, University of Maryland
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Online Class

    Retirement is uncharted territory, blissful for some and daunting for others. This class will provide you with three major strategies to retire smart and happy. You’ll learn that: retirement is a series of transitions, not a date; it’s important to pay attention to and strengthen your Psychological Portfolio; and by considering the possible paths you... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-03-2022 to 06-03-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Pazit Aviv, Village Coordinator, Montgomery County
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Online Class

    Villages are local grassroots organizations that aim to build strong social networks of support for people aging at home. Villages in the DMV area are flourishing, and now is a good time to hear about what is happening and how you can join! This class will cover the basics of what is a village, where villages are located, what they do, and how COVID19 has... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-03-2022 to 06-03-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:15 PM
    Instructor: Brian Rose, Professor (ret.), Department of Communication and Media Studies, Fordham University
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Online Class

    From the late 1920s through the end of World War II, studios like MGM, Warner Bros, 20th Century Fox, Paramount, and RKO would dominate film production, not only in America but throughout the world. Despite the economic problems posed by the Depression, the studios became virtual entertainment factories, with each studio producing more than 50 movies a... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-03-2022 to 06-03-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 6:00 PM → 7:00 PM
    Instructor: Chris Burns, Many-Strings
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Online Class

    The American spirit lives in the music of the colonies, Appalachia, the Great Plains, and the American experience. This hour is dedicated to the soundtrack of America! Featured artists include San Diego's own Sam Hinton, Lead Belly, Phil Ochs, and many additional iconic artists that have defined America's folk traditions. From the Colonial pub to the... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-06-2022 to 06-06-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Daryl Davis, Musician
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Online Class

    Learn about two of the greatest Blues and Boogie Woogie pianists who helped shape Rock’n’Roll and had a profound impact... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-06-2022 to 06-06-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Daryl Davis, Musician
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Oasis at the Macys Home Store

    Learn about two of the greatest Blues and Boogie Woogie pianists who helped shape Rock’n’Roll and had a profound impact... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-06-2022 to 06-06-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:30 PM
    Instructor: Frank Newton, PhD
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Online Class

    “La Leyenda Negra / The Black Legend” of Spanish conquest in the New World is explored by Dr. Frank Newton. When Francisco Pizarro and a few hundred Spanish soldiers set foot in Peru in the late 1520's, they initiated a savage war of conquest against the vast Inca Empire – a terrible conflict that entailed massacres, deadly betrayals, greed,... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-06-2022 to 06-06-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:30 PM
    Instructor: Deeva Garel, Technology Instructor
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Oasis at the Macys Home Store

    Apple phones and tablets have settings and features that make them easier to see small text, enhance audio and use touch-screen technology. The features are especially helpful for anyone with vision, hearing, or dexterity challenges.  This class will introduce you to options and features such as larger print, enhanced audio, and adjustments to the touch... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-07-2022 to 06-07-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Joan Hart, Art History Instructor, Museum One, Inc.
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Online Class

    Today Russians Chagall and Kandinsky are considered two giants of Modern Art, but what about the women who were instrumental in the development of these artists’ visions? This program focuses first on the bond between Marc and Bella Chagall, highlighting the painter’s celebration of their love in The Birthday and Lovers Over Vitebsk. Then we’ll... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-07-2022 to 06-07-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Joan Hart, Art History Instructor, Museum One, Inc.
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Oasis at the Macys Home Store

    Today Russians Chagall and Kandinsky are considered two giants of Modern Art, but what about the women who were instrumental in the development of these artists’ visions? This program focuses first on the bond between Marc and Bella Chagall, highlighting the painter’s celebration of their love in The Birthday and Lovers Over Vitebsk. Then we’ll... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-07-2022 to 06-07-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 3:00 PM
    Instructor: Aniko Makranczy, MFA
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Online Class

    Mark Rothko, one of the most famous post-war American painters, is considered a pioneer of the Abstract Expressionist movement. With his large Color Field paintings, he strove to create an active and spiritual relationship between the viewer and the painting. Rothko’s early works, figure and urban life scenes, later changed to images taken from mythology... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-08-2022 to 06-08-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Larissa Johnson, Residential Energy Program Manager, Montgomery County Dept of Environmental Protection
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Online Class

    The Climate Action Plan is Montgomery County’s strategic plan to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 80% by 2027 and 100% by 2035. The Climate Action Plan details the effects of a changing climate on Montgomery County and includes strategies to reduce GHG emissions and climate-related risks to the County’s residents, businesses, and the built and natural... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-08-2022 to 06-08-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Larissa Johnson, Residential Energy Program Manager, Montgomery County Dept of Environmental Protection
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Oasis at the Macys Home Store

    The Climate Action Plan is Montgomery County’s strategic plan to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 80% by 2027 and 100% by 2035. The Climate Action Plan details the effects of a changing climate on Montgomery County and includes strategies to reduce GHG emissions and climate-related risks to the County’s residents, businesses, and the built and natural... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-08-2022 to 06-08-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:30 PM
    Instructor: Bill Keene, Urban Historian
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Online Class

    The richly illustrated lecture traces the importance of Wright’s Welch heritage in his life and later in his works, examines his unsettled family life, and his developing love of nature during his formative years in rural Wisconsin. It tells the story of the ups and downs of both his personal life and career from the 1890s through the 1950s detailing his... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-08-2022 to 06-08-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 3:00 PM → 4:00 PM
    Instructor: Leah M Russi
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Online Class

    Join Oasis staff for updates, socializing and more.  And a special... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-09-2022 to 06-09-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: John McCarthy, Montgomery County State's Attorney
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Online Class

    Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy will present an overview of juvenile justice in Maryland. This topic is hot right now. There is major legislation under consideration, driven by the developments in the science of brain development. What are the common risk factors for juvenile delinquency? How should juveniles be held accountable for their... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-09-2022 to 06-09-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: John McCarthy, Montgomery County State's Attorney
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Oasis at the Macys Home Store

    Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy will present an overview of juvenile justice in Maryland. This topic is hot right now. There is major legislation under consideration, driven by the developments in the science of brain development. What are the common risk factors for juvenile delinquency? How should juveniles be held accountable for their... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-09-2022 to 06-09-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:30 PM
    Instructor: Allen Pietrobon, Asst. Professor/Global Affairs, Trinity Univ.
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Online Class

    This talk will explore the history of The Manhattan Project, looking at the fact that while many celebrated the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as having helped to bring the Second World War to a close, the reality is a lot more complicated. We’ll examine not just the development of the atomic bomb and the long shadow it cast, but also explore... read more
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