• Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-30-2024 to 07-30-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:30 PM
    Instructor: Barbara Paulson, Travel Specialist
    Term: 2024-2
    Location: Online Class
    CLASS IS CANCELLED
    Visit an English Anglican church in the heart of this most French North American city; check out a former prison, later college, now historical society headquarters; view hundreds of fresco murals depicting everything from fairy tales to the1889 landslides to fishing trades; peruse the medical instruments collection from the oldest hospital in North... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-31-2024 to 07-31-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Nikki Haddad, Alexandra Hardee, & Marla Caplon, Montgomery County Senior Nutrition Program
    Term: 2024-2
    Location: Oasis at the Macys Home Store

    Whether you eat with others or alone, healthy meals can be quick to prepare and light for digestion.   Let’s share some ideas and try a few easy and tasty... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-01-2024 to 08-01-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:30 PM
    Instructor: Judy Scott Feldman, Ph.D., Art Historian/National Mall Coalition
    Term: 2024-2
    Location: Hybrid - At Oasis and Online

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, with one of the greatest collections of Western (European) art in the world, is impossible to appreciate in one visit, or even two or three. In this two-part virtual tour, we’ll skip effortlessly from gallery to gallery to highlight some of the masterpieces of painting and sculpture in the Met. Moving... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-06-2024 to 08-06-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Julie Kurzava, Faculty, Loyola University
    Term: 2024-2
    Location: Hybrid - At Oasis and Online

    This famous avant garde composer was forced by the Nazis to relocate to New York City in 1933. There, Weill reinvented himself as a Broadway composer, working in a new style, a new language and with new collaborators. amous pieces include "Threepenny Opera", "Lady in the Dark", "Lost in the Stars", "Street... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-06-2024 to 08-06-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:30 PM
    Instructor: Bonita Billman, Art History Lecturer
    Term: 2024-2
    Location: Online Class

    Dr. A.C. Barnes made his fortune marketing patent medicine in “Mainline” Philadelphia. In establishing the Barnes Foundation, he sought to use art as a tool to teach students how to think critically. To that end, from 1912 until his death in 1951, Barnes purchased hundreds of works of art – from Impressionists to African masks – which he arranged... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-07-2024 to 08-07-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:00 PM
    Instructor: Kim Levone, Producer, and Cast
    Term: 2024-2
    Location: Oasis at the Macys Home Store

    Back by popular demand.  We're turning Oasis into a comedy club, again!  Comedy as a Second Language is a live, interactive comedy show featuring the stand-up comedy of immigrant and 1st generation performers. Audiences love this show! Lots of fun with our comics as they share stories and jokes about their lives, families and their relationship with their... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-08-2024 to 08-08-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Steven Gimbel, Professor of Philosophy, Gettysburg College
    Term: 2024-2
    Location: Online Class

    Are there thoughts we cannot think and if so, how can we think about them? What are the limits of thoughts? Are they indicative of aspects of the world or simply arbitrary boundaries of our neurological wiring? We can surely think of thinks that are false, but can we imagine that which is impossible? Could there be truths that we cannot know and if so, how... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-08-2024 to 08-08-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:30 PM
    Instructor: Judy Scott Feldman, Ph.D., Art Historian/National Mall Coalition
    Term: 2024-2
    Location: Hybrid - At Oasis and Online

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, with one of the greatest collections of Western (European) art in the world, is impossible to appreciate in one visit, or even two or three. In this two-part virtual tour, we’ll skip effortlessly from gallery to gallery to highlight some of the masterpieces of painting and sculpture in the Met. Moving... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-10-2024 to 08-10-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Saturday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Marianne Starr, Naturalist, Locust Grove Nature Center
    Term: 2024-2
    Location: Trip

    Level of Difficulty: 2.5 out of 5 This natural trail includes a beautiful waterfall and plenty of trees to keep you in the shade.  Its namesake, Rachel Carson, was an outstanding American writer, environmental activist, and Montgomery County resident. Burnt Mills West Special Park, 10700 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD.  Poles are optional.   ... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-13-2024 to 08-13-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:00 PM
    Instructor: Briana Thomas, Historian, Journalist and Tour Guide
    Term: 2024-2
    Location: Online Class

    Before chain coffeeshops and luxury high-rises, before desegregation and the 1968 riots, Washington’s Greater U Street was known as Black... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-14-2024 to 08-14-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: John McCarthy, Montgomery County State's Attorney
    Term: 2024-2
    Location: Hybrid - At Oasis and Online

    This class will focus on the top dozen cases, both civil and criminal, heard by the Court during the past year. Special emphasis will be placed on evolving trends and voting blocks on the Court. As always, issues related to criminal decisions will be discussed in... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-15-2024 to 08-15-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Nikki Haddad, Alexandra Hardee, & Marla Caplon, Montgomery County Senior Nutrition Program
    Term: 2024-2
    Location: Oasis at the Macys Home Store

    Please note, the date for this class has been changed to Thursday, August 15. Recognizing the connection between inflammation and what we eat can support our overall wellbeing.  Join us to learn, discuss and prepare a few simply healthy... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-15-2024 to 08-15-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Nikki Haddad, Alexandra Hardee, & Marla Caplon, Montgomery County Senior Nutrition Program
    Term: 2024-2
    Location: Oasis at the Macys Home Store
    CLASS IS CANCELLED
    Learn how to bring out the flavor in food using a variety of herbs and spices.   Let’s use less salt and explore a few recipes that are bursting with... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-15-2024 to 08-15-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:30 PM
    Instructor: Daryl Davis, Musician
    Term: 2024-2
    Location: Hybrid - At Oasis and Online

    This class will go down Memory Lane and learn about two female singing titans of Popular American Classic Songs. Connie Francis and Brenda Lee emoting voices are forever imprinted in your musical memories from your teenage years to your present age. We'll learn about their beginnings and their rise to fame while enjoying their music we've always... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-20-2024 to 08-20-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 3:00 PM → 4:30 PM
    Instructor: Jonina Duker, Certified Book Discussion Leader
    Term: 2024-2
    Location: Online Class

    Despite being dyslexic and dysgraphic, Pip Williams grew up loving words: “‘I was like one of those Olympic swimmers who started swimming because he had asthma. My dad knew I had difficulties spelling, so he gave me three dictionaries.” So it’s not a surprise that her best-selling first novel is historical fiction about the Oxford English Dictionary... read more
  • Sessions: 6
    Class Date(s): 07-15-2024 to 08-26-2024
    No Class: August 5
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 3:00 PM → 4:00 PM
    Instructor: Kathy Hankins, Certified Yoga and Meditation Instructor
    Term: 2024-2
    Location: Oasis at the Macys Home Store

    Recent research supports the hypothesis that dance and yoga reverse aging, as does positive thought processes. Come join Kathy Hankins and learn about Yogadance, a practice that incorporates the benefits of yoga and dance with a touch "forget your age" brain trickery to physically and mentally turn back the clock. It is suitable for all types of people... read more
  • Sessions: 7
    Class Date(s): 05-15-2024 to 08-07-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Roberta Drucker, LCSW-C
    Term: 2024-2
    Location: Online Class

    Our Caregiver Support Group offers a place to learn from the experiences of others and to encourage those who are in similar circumstances. Even when caring for a loved one is an act of love, it still takes many new skills and energy. Compassionate professionals will facilitate the sessions. Some sessions will spotlight expert guest speakers on various... read more
  • Sessions: 4
    Class Date(s): 05-03-2024 to 08-02-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 2:00 PM → 3:00 PM
    Instructor: Volunteers, Alzheimer's Association, National Capital Area Chapter
    Term: 2024-2
    Location: Online Class

    Are you or a loved one experiencing issues with memory loss or other cognitive impairment? Do you have trouble with your daily activities? Join us for a fun and social way for you to meet and spend time with others experiencing a similar journey. You are not alone. Limit: 18 Group will meet: May 3, June 7, July 12, August... read more
  • Sessions: 8
    Class Date(s): 07-12-2024 to 08-30-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 1:30 PM → 2:30 PM
    Instructor: Erika Campbell, Strength and Balance Instructor
    Term: 2024-2
    Location: Online Class

    Improving your balance can help prevent falls and enhance your mobility! Each session will include strength training of your core and legs as well as stretching for common tight areas. You will learn practical strategies and tips for preventing falls while enjoying some fun balance and coordination exercises. Exercises may be performed seated or standing.... read more
  • Sessions: 4
    Class Date(s): 07-12-2024 to 08-02-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 11:30 AM → 12:15 PM
    Instructor: Debi Stuart, Certified Yoga Instructor
    Term: 2024-2
    Location: Oasis at the Macys Home Store
    CLASS IS CANCELLED
    Chair Yoga is a fun, low impact way to stay active, stretch, and improve your flexibility and balance. If you cannot participate in strenuous yoga poses, but want to enjoy the many health (and mental health) benefits of yoga, this class is for you. Please dress comfortably in loose exercise clothes and bring a water bottle. If you have a strap or long belt... read more

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