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Shared Interest Groups   

Shared Interest Groups (SIGs) are free, peer-facilitated discussion groups that foster fellowship and active learning. They are open to current OLLI members and meet throughout the year, so you can participate as your schedule allows.

Don’t see a group that interests you? Contact us at 909-537-8270 to discuss your ideas.


Book Club
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Coordinator: Shelley Mitchell Fee: $0.00
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Are you a reader? Are you ready to take the next step and engage in fun and stimulating conversations about the books you've read? Join the OLLI Book Club. We will meet once a month at a time and place that works for all of us. We will agree on which book(s) we will read and then get together to discuss them. Members of the group will take turns volunteering to lead the discussion. Books may be any genre, vintage, or subject that the group wants to explore.

Meeting Dates & Time: W, 7/14/2021 - 6/8/2022, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Pacific Time
Location: Room: , Online, , CA

Glass Club
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Coordinator: David Novick, PhD Fee: $0.00
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Man has been fascinated with glass, naturally formed or man-made, for thousands of years. Whether fashioned for utilitarian, decorative or personal use, glass has been an important commodity throughout history; that's even more true today. This SIG will explore many facets of glass history including, but not limited to, glass objects of historical/stylistic periods, fabrication in the past and present, historical glass designers and artists, popular glass collectibles, and more. Possible visits could include nearby museums, collections and glass hot shops. No prior knowledge is required.

Coordinator: David Novick 760-345-8041,

Meeting Dates & Time: W, 10/6/2021 - 6/1/2022, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Pacific Time
Location: Room: 109, Mary Stuart Rogers Gateway Building, 37500 Cook St Palm Desert, CA 92211

Gentle Yoga
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Coordinator: Luciana LoPresto, BA Fee: $0.00
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Learn simple ways to effectively move your body without pain to regain flexibility, strength, endurance, focus, and concentration. There will be an emphasis on correct alignment linked with breathing techniques. Gentle yoga is appropriate for all fitness levels. All yoga poses can be modified depending on your level of fitness, even if you have hip, knee, or shoulder limitations. Please bring your own yoga mat and a small towel. Wear loose, comfortable clothes. Prepare to feel better in your body!

Coordinator: Luciana LoPresto,

Meeting Dates & Time: Th, 9/16/2021 - 5/19/2022, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Pacific Time
Location: Room: , Online, , CA
Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month September through May