• Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 12-07-2020 to 12-07-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 01:00 PM → 02:30 PM
    Instructor: Bernadette Sweeney, Elder Law Attorney
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Class

    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 law attorney about ways to help pay for different types of care, including Medicare, Medical Assistance (Medicaid), Veterans Administration benefits,... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 12-08-2020 to 12-08-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Ellen Katz, Musical Educator
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Class

    Follow Bette Middler's extraordinary rise from Hawaii to Hollywood with many stops on the way - as comedian, actress, composer, activist and philanthropist. She has thrilled us for years with her classics, “The Wind Beneath my Wings” and “From a Distance”, and her award winning roles in Beaches and The Rose. You will be surprised at what a varied... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 12-08-2020 to 12-08-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 01:00 PM → 02:00 PM
    Instructor: Brian Rose, Professor (ret.), Department of Communication and Media Studies, Fordham University’s College at Lincoln Center
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Class

    From its very beginnings in the 1890s, motion pictures have delighted the public—and upset civic and religious authorities who felt that movies needed to be regulated to protect “innocent” minds and discourage immorality. This presentation will look at 125 years of movie censorship from the 1934 Hays Code through the G, PG, PG-13, R, and... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-30-2021 to 04-30-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 6:00 PM → 7:00 PM
    Instructor: Chris Burns, Many-Strings
    Term: 2021-1
    Location: Online Class
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    What’s happening in this dramatic musical overture? Who’s invading who? Who wins and why? The “1812 Overture” is a brilliant and exciting musical portrait of Napoleon’s failed invasion of Russia. We will appreciate the 1812 battle through the music: its military charges, desperate prayers and celebrations. In this class history and music join... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-07-2021 to 04-07-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 04:00 PM → 05:00 PM
    Instructor: Leah M Russi
    Term: 2021-1
    Location: Online Class

    Join Oasis staff for updates, sociailizing and more.  And a special... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-29-2021 to 04-29-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:30 PM
    Instructor: Dan Sherman, Musical Theatre Instructor
    Term: 2021-1
    Location: Online Class
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    Premiered nearly 200 years ago, Beethoven’s 9th symphony revolutionized music with its vast structure and introduction of voices to call for peace and human unity. This class will place the great piece in the context of Beethoven’s life and time, show some of its innovations, and discuss its influence, both on composers and on listeners.  You will hear... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-30-2021 to 04-30-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Barbara Paulson, Travel Specialist
    Term: 2021-1
    Location: Online Class
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    Been there, done that? Looking for something in Vienna a bit off the beaten path? Consider: the monument to Vienna’s worst plague, the still-active 4th generation workshop of the snow globe inventor, a crypt with the remains of 150 members of the Hapsburg dynasty, an Austrian Resistance Museum, and homes of the world’s most famous composers (e.g.,... read more
  • Sessions: 4
    Class Date(s): 05-20-2021 to 07-01-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 3:00 PM → 4:00 PM
    Instructor: Anna Shuster, Digital Media Manager, Planet Word Museum
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class
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    If you aren’t able to attend all four sessions, contact Oasis (lrussi1@jhmi.edu) to register with a prorated fee. Grab a mug, pull up a cozy chair, and prepare to be inspired by some of America’s most iconic poets.  We’ll deepen our appreciation and broaden our understanding of poetry by closely reading the work of Maya Angelou, William Carlos... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-24-2021 to 06-24-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Phil Hochberg, Attorney & Sport Announcer
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class
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    (At the instructor's request, this class was rescheduled from June 3 to June 24.) The passing of ten members of Cooperstown’s Baseball Hall of Fame in the last year-and-a-half at least gave us the pleasure of remembering their careers.  We’ll take a look at Hank Aaron, Whitey Ford, Tom Seaver, Bob Gibson, Joe Morgan, Al Kaline, Lou Brock, Don Sutton,... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-24-2021 to 06-24-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:30 PM
    Instructor: Molly Williamson, Foreign Service Officer (Ret.) and Scholar, Middle East Institute
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class
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    Our planet consumed 100 million barrels of oil a day until the Coronavirus hit.   The pandemic amplified the debate about... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-24-2021 to 06-24-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 4:00 PM → 5:00 PM
    Instructor: Gwenyth Mapes, Professor of Humanities
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class
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    Soaring to new heights, Gothic art, architecture, and music in Europe change its city-scapes and sounds with an increasing turn toward beauty, naturalism, and... read more
  • Sessions: 5
    Class Date(s): 05-05-2021 to 06-30-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Roberta Drucker, LCSW-C
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class
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    Even when caring for a loved one is an act of love, it still takes many new skills and a great deal of energy. It also raises a lot of questions. Our Caregiver Series offers a place to learn from the experiences of others and to encourage those who are in similar circumstances. The sessions will be facilitated by compassionate professionals. Some sessions... read more
  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 05-07-2021 to 06-04-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 02:00 PM → 03:00 PM
    Instructor: Sheila Griffith, Program Manager, Alzheimer's Association National Capital Area Chapter
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class
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    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 on the first Friday of each month for a fun and social way for you to meet and spend time with others experiencing a similar journey. You are not alone. Meeting dates are: May 7 and June 4. Limit:... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-07-2021 to 07-07-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:00 PM
    Instructor: Philip R. Pryde, Ph.D, Professor Emeritus, SDSU
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class
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    This is a "feel good" presentation for your pure enjoyment. It will display in all their finest plumage dozens of the most remarkable birds to be found on our hugely diverse planet. Bird species from all seven continents will be presented, and any unusual attributes will be noted. Pick your favorite! Both beginning birders and more experienced world... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-08-2021 to 07-08-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:30 PM
    Instructor: Richard Bell, Professor of History, University of Maryland
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class
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    This program explores the Revolution from the perspective of the Irish and their descendants in America. Drawing on the latest scholarship, it reconstructs the history of English and Irish antagonism, the role of Roman Catholic religious faith in decisions about loyalty and affiliation, and the political and economic impact of the American Revolution on... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-08-2021 to 07-08-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 4:00 PM → 5:15 PM
    Instructor: Julie Taddeo, Research Professor of History, University of Maryland
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class
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    Over 17 million viewers tuned in for Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. The revelations of racism, depression, sister-in-law rivalry, and the power of the tabloids over the Royals riveted a public desperate for distraction from the ongoing pandemic. In this lecture,  "Megxit" and its fallout will be discussed... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-09-2021 to 07-09-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 6:00 PM → 7:00 PM
    Instructor: Chris Burns, Many-Strings
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class
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    Edvard Grieg was a Romantic Era master. His music has a unique and exceptional charm that will embrace you. He loved Norway’s mountains and fjords, their special light, and its landscape. This hour will treat you to musical images inspired by Norway: gnomes, the Mountain King, beautiful mornings, and the fantastic adventures of Peer Gynt. This hour is... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-12-2021 to 07-12-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Catherine Grace Katz, Writer and Historian
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class
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    Tensions during the Yalta Conference in February 1945 threatened to tear apart the wartime alliance among Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin. Learn about the untold story of the three intelligent and glamorous young women, Sarah Churchill, Anna Roosevelt, and Kathy Harriman, who accompanied their famous fathers to the Yalta Conference... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-12-2021 to 07-12-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:00 PM
    Instructor: Joseph Snyder, International Lecturer
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class
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    How a three-day trip transformed relations among three major countries and laid the foundation for a new world... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-13-2021 to 07-13-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: John McCarthy, Montgomery County State's Attorney
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class
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    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 based on its new composition. As always, issues related to important criminal decisions will be discussed in... read more

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