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1919 Black Sox, the 1969 Miracle Mets, and 96 Other World Series Championships, The 

9/24/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Larry Griswold
Sessions: 7 Location: Reuter Center 102
Tu, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
 

5Rhythms: Movement Exploration for Baby Boomers 

9/17/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Barbara Marlowe
Sessions: 8 Location: Sherrill Center 306
Tu, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
 

Advertising, an Illustrated History, Part 2 

9/19/2019 - 10/10/2019 Instructor: Ron Schon, Ellen Schon
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 102
Th, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
First 4 weeks
 

Aging with Wisdom and Compassion 

9/20/2019 - 10/25/2019 Instructor: Dennis Hoogerman, Karen Waters
Sessions: 6 Location: Reuter Center 120
F, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Prerequisites: A working email address will allow participants to receive short readings and video clips. See olliasheville.com/courses to review course outline, guidelines and additional information before requesting this course.
 

Alternative Tools for Painting 

9/16/2019 - 11/4/2019 Instructor: Sharon Sandel, Walter A-Akert
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 230
M, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Material costs: Approximately $20-$80. See https://olliasheville.com/courses for more information on methods and materials list.
 

Amazing World of Sand: Art, Nature and Technology, The 

10/14/2019 - 11/11/2019 Instructor: Peter Blau
Sessions: 5 Location: Reuter Center 206
M, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Prerequisite: High school general science and an interest in science and engineering. Recommended text: Sand: The Never-Ending Story by Michael Welland, ISBN-13: 978-0520254374
 

Appalachia, Great Depression and New Deal 

10/10/2019 - 10/31/2019 Instructor: Bob Rietz
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 102A
Th, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Second 4 weeks
 

Appalachia: North and South 

9/17/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Gordon McKinney
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 206
Tu, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
 

Appalachian Beauty in Watercolors 

10/4/2019 - 11/8/2019 Instructor: Susan Kibler
Sessions: 6 Location: Reuter Center 230
F, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Last 6 weeks
Prerequisite: Participants must have taken at least one transparent watercolor course.
 

Appalachian Energy in Transition 

9/16/2019 - 11/4/2019 Instructor: Dot Sulock
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 205
M, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
 

Appalachian Flora In Pen and Ink 

9/17/2019 - 10/8/2019 Instructor: Sharon Kopstein
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 230
Tu, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
First 4 weeks
 

Appalachian Foodways: A taste of the cultures of the Southern Mountains  

10/17/2019 - 11/7/2019 Instructor: Meridith Miller, Susan Grabel
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 102
Th, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Second 4 weeks
 

Appalachian Geology: Life Cycle and Resources of a Mountain Range 

9/18/2019 - 11/6/2019 Instructor: Richard Wiener
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 102
W, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
 

Appalachian Literature: What is Known and What is True 

9/17/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Catherine Frank
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 206
Tu, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
 

Appalachian Trail Mix 

9/16/2019 - 10/21/2019 Instructor: Margaret Davis
Sessions: 6 Location: Reuter Center 102A
M, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
 

Appalshop: A Half Century of Filming Mountain Life and Work 

9/16/2019 - 10/21/2019 Instructor: Tom Plaut
Sessions: 6 Location: Reuter Center 102A
M, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
 

Appreciating Asheville's Appalachian Music  

9/18/2019 - 11/6/2019 Instructor: Lewis Wills
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 206
W, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
 

Architectural History of Asheville 

9/18/2019 - 11/6/2019 Instructor: Dick Hansley
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 206
W, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Recommended text: Asheville's Historic Architecture by Richard Hansley, ISBN-13: 978-1609491079.
 

Art and Science of Handling Tough Conversation, The 

9/19/2019 - 10/24/2019 Instructor: Esther Pittman
Sessions: 6 Location: Reuter Center 205
Th, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Prerequisite: Attendance at the first session is mandatory and includes a commitment to attend all the following sessions unless you have an emergency.
 

Art of Solving Crosswords - Level 1, The 

9/19/2019 - 11/7/2019 Instructor: Lewis Rothlein
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 120
Th, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Materials list: Two pencils, eraser (if not on pencils), and a notebook to write in.
 

Asheville, Appalachia and Our World Class Art Museum  

10/18/2019 - 11/8/2019 Instructor: Kristi McMillan
Sessions: 4 Location: Off Campus Asheville Area
F, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Check with Instructor for Site Location , NC
   
Second 4 weeks
 

Baseball Between the Seams 

9/19/2019 - 11/7/2019 Instructor: Mark Whipple
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 206
Th, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
 

Becoming an Informed Advocate for Your Own Healthcare 

9/16/2019 - 10/28/2019 Instructor: Karen Sanders
Sessions: 6 Location: Reuter Center 205
M, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Note: No class on October 7 and 21
 

Beginning Bridge 

9/19/2019 - 11/7/2019 Instructor: Bob Evans, Marilyn Evans
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 230
Th, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Materials fee: $10, payable to the instructors at the first session, for student text by Audrey Grant and tri-fold bidding guide.
 

Beginning French 1D 

9/16/2019 - 11/4/2019 Instructor: Michael Kegan
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 207
M, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Required text: French Now! Level 1 by Christopher and Theodore Kendris, ISBN-13: 978-1438072791. Prerequisite: Participants will have a level of French compatible with Work Unit 19 of the textbook. Participants should have completed French 1A-C or already have a beginning knowledge of French from previous study. In addition to the textbook, participants will be encouraged to use the Duolingo French app.
 

Being Incomplete: A Philosophical Journey 

9/19/2019 - 11/7/2019 Instructor: Ron Manheimer
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 206
Th, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
 

Best American Short Stories of the Twentieth Century: Part 1 

10/16/2019 - 11/6/2019 Instructor: Sylvie Horvath
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 205
W, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Second 4 weeks
Recommended text: The Best American Short Stories of the Century, edited by John Updike and Katrina Kenison, ISBN-13: 978-0395843673.
 

Big History and the Meaning of Life 

9/17/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Davidson Loehr
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 102
Tu, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
 

Chekhov: Stories & Two Films 

9/18/2019 - 10/9/2019 Instructor: Doug Cooper
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 206
W, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
First 4 week
Required Text: The Russian Master and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov, ISBN-13: 978-0199554874
 

Civil War Memory and Monuments  This course has been canceled.
 

Classical Yoga  

9/20/2019 - 10/25/2019 Instructor: Wes Sparks
Sessions: 6 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
F, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM 40 N Merrimon Ave, Ste 101 Asheville, NC 28804
Course fee: $45 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($35 for YMCA members).
 

Climate Change: Science and Solutions, Part 1 

10/14/2019 - 11/4/2019 Instructor: Roger Helm
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 230
M, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Second 4 weeks
 

Codes, Codebreakers and History 

9/16/2019 - 11/4/2019 Instructor: Paul Weiss
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 230
M, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
 

Contemporary Novelists of the Southern Appalachians 

9/16/2019 - 11/4/2019 Instructor: Tom Hearron
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 207
M, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Required texts: A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash, ISBN-13: 978-0062088239; If Ever I Return, Pretty Peggy-O: A Ballad Novel by Sharyn McCrumb, ISBN-13: 978-0345369062; Saints at the River by Ron Rash, ISBN-13: 978-0312424916. Oral History by Lee Smith, ISBN-13: 978-0425245460.
 

Cooking with Mars and Venus: Fall and Winter Menus 

9/16/2019 - 10/7/2019 Instructor: Sheila Murphy, Dennis Murphy
Sessions: 4 Location: Instructor's Home Kitchen
M, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Asheville, NC 28804
   
First 4 weeks
Required: Participants must attend all four sessions, be able to stand for two and a half hours and move around in tight spaces. Materials and supplies: $80 for food is due to the instructors at the first meeting. Participants will also need a chef knife.
 

Design and Make Pop-ups  

9/18/2019 - 11/6/2019 Instructor: Angelyn Whitmeyer
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 230
W, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Prerequisites: Ability to cut with scissors and/or craft knife and to fold paper accurately and precisely. Some intricate options will be presented. Materials fee: $20 payable to the instructor for paper, card stock and variety of adhesives. See olliasheville.com/courses for a detailed outline and list of other supplies needed.
 

Discover the Poet Inside You  

9/16/2019 - 11/4/2019 Instructor: Maria Thomas
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 102B
M, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
 

Discussion of Sapiens, A 

9/17/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Dan Damerville
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 207
Tu, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Section A
Required text: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari ISBN-13: 978-0062316110.
 

Discussion of Sapiens, A 

9/18/2019 - 11/6/2019 Instructor: Dan Damerville
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 207
W, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Section B
Required text: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari ISBN-13: 978-0062316110.
 

Divine Comedy, Part Three, The 

9/17/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Bill Moore
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 205
Tu, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Required text: Purgatorio, translated and edited by Jean and Robert Hollander, ISBN: 978-0385497008. Paradiso, translated and edited by Jean and Robert Hollander, ISBN: 978-0385506786.vvvv
 

Docent's Journey: How do Artists Create Art Masterpieces 

9/18/2019 - 11/6/2019 Instructor: Ari Landau
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 102
W, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Recommended texts: Art History, Volumes I and II. by Marilyn Stokstad and Michael Cothren, ISBN-13: 978-0205873487; Pictorial Composition: An Introduction by Henry R. Poore, ISBN-13: 978-0486233581: Signs and Symbols in Christian Art by George Ferguson, ISBN-13: 978-0195014327: The Visual Arts Companion by Larry Smolucha, ISBN-13: 978-0130429872.
 

Drawing Endangered Appalachian Wildlife 

9/18/2019 - 10/9/2019 Instructor: Bill LaRocque
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 207
W, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
First 4 weeks
Materials list: Paper, pencils or pens. Other dry drawing materials welcome.
 

Drome: The Other Provence 

9/19/2019 - 10/17/2019 Instructor: Sylvie Delaunay
Sessions: 5 Location: Reuter Center 120
Th, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
 

Ecology of Southern Appalachia 

9/19/2019 - 10/17/2019 Instructor: Susan Bean
Sessions: 5 Location: Reuter Center 206
Th, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
 

Economics, Climate Change and Sustainability 

9/20/2019 - 10/11/2019 Instructor: Tim Campbell
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 207
F, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
NOTE: This is section A and meets the first 4 weeks
 

Economics, Climate Change and Sustainability 

10/18/2019 - 11/8/2019 Instructor: Tim Campbell
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 207
F, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
NOTE: This is section B and meets the second 4 weeks
 

Essential Financial Planning in Retirement 

9/18/2019 - 10/9/2019 Instructor: Rick Manske
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 205
W, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
First 4 weeks
 

Founding Freethinker: Thomas Paine in Our Age of Un-Reason 

9/20/2019 - 10/25/2019 Instructor: Chris Highland
Sessions: 6 Location: Reuter Center 206
F, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Recommended text: The Age of Reason by Thomas Paine.
 

French 3D 

9/19/2019 - 11/7/2019 Instructor: Betty Carver
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 207
Th, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Prerequisite: Participants should have taken French 3 A-C at College for Seniors or three years of French in high school or four semesters of French in college or have equivalent experience with French. Required text: En Voyage, 2nd edition, by Conrad J. Schmitt and Katia Brillie Lutz. ISBN-13: 978-0026363785
 

French 4: Meurtre en Perigord 

9/19/2019 - 11/7/2019 Instructor: Betty Carver
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 207
Th, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Required text: Meurtre en Perigord by Martin Walker, ISBN-13: 978-2702438039 (please contact instructor before ordering). Prerequisite: Participants should have an advanced level of French and the ability to read 50-60 pages of native French per week.
 

Functional Meditation 

10/14/2019 - 11/4/2019 Instructor: Jacquie Wollins
Sessions: 4 Location: Sherrill Center 468
M, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Second 4 weeks
 

Genealogy Using FamilySearch 

9/16/2019 - 10/7/2019 Instructor: Mark Speer
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 230
M, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
First 4 weeks
Prerequisite: Participants should be comfortable with internet searches and websites and have basic knowledge of genealogical research.
 

Getting the Most Out of Your Retirement Money 

9/19/2019 - 10/24/2019 Instructor: John Coleman
Sessions: 6 Location: Reuter Center 205
Th, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
 

Giuseppe Verdi: His Life, Times, and Operas 

9/18/2019 - 10/23/2019 Instructor: Evan Baker
Sessions: 6 Location: Reuter Center 102
W, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
 

Happy Feet 

9/30/2019 - 11/4/2019 Instructor: Jacquie Wollins
Sessions: 6 Location: Reuter Center 102B
M, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Last 6 weeks
Prerequisite: Participants must be able to get down and up from the floor without assistance.
 

Healing the Back with Yoga 

9/17/2019 - 10/22/2019 Instructor: Tanya Neplioueva
Sessions: 6 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
Tu, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 40 N Merrimon Ave, Ste 101 Asheville, NC 28804
Course fee: $35 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($25 for YMCA members).
 

Helen: The Face that Launched a 1,000 Ships 

9/19/2019 - 11/7/2019 Instructor: Brenda Bryant
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 205
Th, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Required text: The Complete Euripides Vol 1: Trojan Women & Other Plays translated and edited by Peter Burian and Alan Shapiro, ISBN-13: 978-0195388671. The Complete Euripides Vol V: Medea and Other Plays, translated and edited by Peter Burian and Alan Shapiro, ISBN-13: 978-0195388718.
 

Hiking to Stunning Appalachian Vistas 

10/17/2019 - 11/7/2019 Instructor: Judith Edelman, Alice Higgins
Sessions: 4 Location: Off Campus Asheville Area
Th, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Check with Instructor for Site Location , NC
   
Last 4 weeks
Prerequisite: Participants must be able to hike 4-5 miles on rocky trails with roots and moderate elevation. Sturdy hiking shoes, hiking poles and water are essential.
 

Historical Survey of Religion and Spiritual Quests in Appalachia, A 

9/19/2019 - 11/7/2019 Instructor: James McDonald
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 230
Th, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
 

Hola! Beginning Spanish 1B 

9/16/2019 - 11/4/2019 Instructor: Jeff Jones
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 205
M, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Required text: Spanish Now! Level 1, 8th ed. (2015) by Ruth Silverstein, ISBN-13: 978-1438075235. Prerequisite: Participants must have completed the equivalent of Hola! True Beginning Spanish , the CFS intro level course, and be comfortable with the present tense of regular AR, ER, and IR verbs, definite and indefinite articles, the gender and plural of nouns and a vocabulary of about 500 common Spanish words. Please contact the instructor if you are in doubt.
 

Hollywood's Racial and Ethic Stereotypes in Film and Television 

9/16/2019 - 10/7/2019 Instructor: Jim Lawrence
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 206
M, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
First 4 weeks
 

How Do You Know What You Know? 

9/20/2019 - 11/8/2019 Instructor: David Karan
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 205
F, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
 

In the Appalachian Tradition of the Spoken Word 

10/16/2019 - 11/6/2019 Instructor: Chuck Fink
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 120
W, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Second 4 weeks
 

Intermediate French 2D 

9/18/2019 - 11/6/2019 Instructor: Renee Raffini
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 207
W, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Prerequisite: Participation in other French 2 courses at College for Seniors or the equivalent of one semester of college French or two years of high school French. Required text: Points de depart by Cathy Pons, et al, 2009 ed. ISBN-13:978-0135141120.
 

Introduction to Mat Pilates  

9/19/2019 - 10/24/2019 Instructor: Nadja Simon
Sessions: 6 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
Th, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 40 N Merrimon Ave, Ste 101 Asheville, NC 28804
Materials used: Mats, bolsters, bands, blocks and hand weights are provided, but if you prefer your own yoga mat or any other supportive equipment, please feel free to bring your own. Also, please bring a water bottle. Prerequisite: This course is intended for those beginners looking to improve core strength. Movements will be drawn from the classic Pilates Mat series with some modifications for those with back, neck, and hip issues. Participants must be able to get onto the floor, do work on the floor and get up from the floor. Course fee: $35 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($25 for YMCA members).
 

Is the World Falling Apart? 

9/16/2019 - 10/28/2019 Instructor: Bob Falanga
Sessions: 6 Location: Reuter Center 120
M, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Note: No class October 7.
Recommended text: 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval N. Harari, Ebook ISBN 9781984801494. ISBN-13: 978-0525512172
 

Joint by Joint: Anatomy and Function 

9/16/2019 - 11/4/2019 Instructor: Tiffany Salido
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 102B
M, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Materials fee: $12 payable to the instructor for resistance band, resistance loop, ball, noodle. Participants need an exercise mat if participant is able to get on the floor. OLLI has yoga mats that can be used. Seated options will be offered. One session will be held at The Movement Joint (https://themovementjoint.com).
 

Lawn Bowling 

9/20/2019 - 10/25/2019 Instructor: Stan Glickman
Sessions: 6 Location: Carrier Park Bowling Green
F, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM 110 Amboy Rd Asheville, NC 28806
   
Materials list: Heelless shoes. Contact the instructor for more details.
 

Living Well in Fall 

9/17/2019 - 10/8/2019 Instructor: Su Shen Huang
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 120
Tu, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
First 4 weeks
 

Making a Knitted Felt Hat 

9/17/2019 - 10/8/2019 Instructor: Nancy Morgan
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 230
Tu, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
First 4 weeks
Materials list: Two skeins of 100% wool, mohair or alpaca, 200 yards in each skein for basic hat and 250 yards in each for large brim hat. Size 11 Circular needles 24" long, a set of double pointed needles size 11, stitch markers, and measuring tape. Materials fee: $5 payable to the instructor for materials to make the accessories for the hat.
 

Making Knitted Felted Items: Bowls, Birdhouses or even a Cat Cave! 

10/15/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Sally Pete, Ellen Boyd
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 230
Tu, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Second 4 weeks
Prerequisite: Participants should be able to cast-on, knit, purl, and cast-off. Most items will be knitted in the round on circular needles and then switched to double point needles when decreasing. Materials list: Several skeins of 100% wool yarn (about $5 to $7 each), size 11 circular needles, size 11 double point needles. See https://olliasheville.com/courses for more information.
 

Mask Making 

9/17/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Louis Gire
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 230
Tu, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Materials fee: $30, payable to the instructor at the first session for clay, plaster gauze fabric, paper mache materials, basic acrylic paints, tools, decorations and a foam wig head form.
 

Met at the Movies, The 

9/16/2019 - 11/4/2019 Instructor: Patricia Heuermann
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 206
M, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
 

Money, Mayhem and Murder: The Dark Side of Wine 

9/17/2019 - 10/1/2019 Instructor: Andy Hale
Sessions: 3 Location: Metro Wines Sampling Room
Tu, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM 169 Charlotte St Asheville, NC 28801
   
First 3 weeks
Participant Fee: $40 payable at the first session covers wine, cheese, crackers, and popcorn.
 

More Than Moonshine and Dueling Banjos - Appalachian Stories on the Silver Screen 

9/19/2019 - 11/7/2019 Instructor: Barbara Jaslow
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 102
Th, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
 

Nature, Nurture and Human Behavior  

9/17/2019 - 10/8/2019 Instructor: Hal Herzog
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 206
Tu, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
First 4 weeks
 

Needle Felting for Beginners 

9/16/2019 - 11/4/2019 Instructor: Alison James
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 207
M, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Materials fee: $40 paid to the instructor will cover basic tools to be kept by participant, including foam block and felting needles, all materials to complete up to four projects, including background felt, colored wool roving, specialty dyed kid locks, embroidery thread and other materials as needed depending on projects.
 

Notable Appalachian Women 

10/16/2019 - 11/6/2019 Instructor: Cindy Berryman-Fink
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 205
W, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Second 4 weeks
 

Our Invisible Companions: Microbes 

9/17/2019 - 10/8/2019 Instructor: Madan Joshi
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 120
Tu, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
First 4 weeks
 

Pair Wine and Lunch: An Exploration of Food and Wine Pairing 

10/15/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Andy Hale
Sessions: 4 Location: Metro Wines Sampling Room
Tu, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM 169 Charlotte St Asheville, NC 28801
Last 4 weeks
Participant fees: We estimate the fee will be about $29 per class session for a $17 meal and $12 for several samples of wine (tax is included in the fee). The total for the four weeks is estimated at $116, payable to the instructor at the first session.
 

Performing Stand-Up Comedy 101 

9/18/2019 - 11/6/2019 Instructor: Randy Robins
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 230
W, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Participant fee: $20, payable to the instructor at the first class for a DVD of the performance.
 

Photography Composition for Pleasing Images 

9/17/2019 - 10/22/2019 Instructor: Susanna Euston
Sessions: 6 Location: Reuter Center 120
Tu, 11:15 AM - 1:45 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Prerequisite: Participants must have an intermediate skill level with photography. This includes being thoroughly familiar with your camera and understanding exposure basics. Please contact the instructor at images@susannaeustonphotography.com to discuss your skill level before requesting this course. Required text: The Photographer's Portable Field Guide, by Susanna Euston. Revised 2019. $10, payable to the instructor at the first session.
 

Physics: Past to Present 

10/15/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Larry Fincher
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 230
Tu, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Second 4 weeks
 

Political Demography in an Age of Populism 

9/17/2019 - 10/29/2019 Instructor: John Plant
Sessions: 7 Location: Reuter Center 205
Tu, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
 

Politics in American Life: Is This What the Founders Had in Mind? 

9/17/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Joel Mazelis
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 205
Tu, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
 

Pop-Ups: Personal Projects 

9/18/2019 - 11/6/2019 Instructor: Angelyn Whitmeyer
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 230
W, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Prerequisite: Completion of Design and Make Pop-Ups. Materials fee: $10 payable to the instructor for card stock and handouts. See olliasheville.com/courses for an outline and list of other supplies needed.
 

Quick and Easy Plant-Based Cuisine Around the World 

9/19/2019 - 10/10/2019 Instructor: Bonnie Wheeler
Sessions: 4 Location: Instructor's Home Kitchen
Th, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Asheville, NC 28804
   
First 4 weeks Section A
Materials fee: $20 for the purchase of food.
 

Quick and Easy Plant-Based Cuisine Around the World 

10/17/2019 - 11/7/2019 Instructor: Bonnie Wheeler
Sessions: 4 Location: Instructor's Home Kitchen
Th, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Asheville, NC 28804
   
Second 4 weeks Section B
Materials fee: $20 for the purchase of food.
 

Science and Technology in Southern Appalachia 

10/16/2019 - 11/6/2019 Instructor: Richard Wiener, Marty Stickle, Erik Vedeler
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 206
W, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Second 4 weeks
 

Science of Happiness, The 

10/15/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Julia Loughran
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 206
Tu, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Second 4 weeks
 

Sense of Place: Poets of the Appalachians, A 

9/18/2019 - 11/13/2019 Instructor: Jay Jacoby
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 205
W, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Note: No class October 9. Make-up on November 13.
 

Shakespeare's Challenging Histories 

9/17/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Mario DiCesare
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 207
Tu, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Recommended versions: New Folger Shakespeare Library editions of the plays (edited by Paul Mowat and Barbara Werstine).
 

Sparking Your Creative Muse 

9/19/2019 - 11/7/2019 Instructor: Kathleen Corcoran, Linda Robinson
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 230
Th, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
 

Stage to Screen: Film Adaptations of Tennessee Williams Plays, Part 2 

9/18/2019 - 10/9/2019 Instructor: William Swarts
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 120
W, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
First 4 weeks
 

Strength Training for Healthy Aging, Level 1 

9/16/2019 - 10/21/2019 Instructor: Jessica Medlin
Sessions: 6 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
M, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 40 N Merrimon Ave, Ste 101 Asheville, NC 28804
   
Section A
Course fee: $35 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($25 for YMCA members).
 

Strength Training for Healthy Aging, Level 1 

9/18/2019 - 10/23/2019 Instructor: Mary Heard
Sessions: 6 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
W, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 40 N Merrimon Ave, Ste 101 Asheville, NC 28804
   
Section B
Course fee: $35 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($25 for YMCA members).
 

Strength Training for Healthy Aging, Level 2 

9/18/2019 - 10/23/2019 Instructor: Mary Heard
Sessions: 6 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
W, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM 40 N Merrimon Ave, Ste 101 Asheville, NC 28804
Prerequisite: Completion of Strength Training for Healthy Aging, Level 2. Course fee: $35 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($25 for YMCA members).
 

Sweater Knit Along 

9/19/2019 - 10/24/2019 Instructor: Gay Lambirth
Sessions: 6 Location: Reuter Center 207
Th, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Prerequisites: Participants must be able to knit, purl, cast on, bind off, read and follow patterns and be willing to attempt new techniques. Materials list: The February Lady Pattern is a free pattern. Participants will furnish their own yarn and knitting needles.
 

Tap Dance for Fun 

9/20/2019 - 11/1/2019 Instructor: Mary Walker
Sessions: 7 Location: Reuter Center 102
F, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
No Session on November 8
Materials needed: Tap shoes; contact the instructor for advice.
 

Therapeutic Yoga  

9/19/2019 - 10/24/2019 Instructor: Jessica Medlin
Sessions: 6 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
Th, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM 40 N Merrimon Ave, Ste 101 Asheville, NC 28804
Course fee: $35 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($25 for YMCA members).
 

Traditional Chinese History and Culture 

9/16/2019 - 11/4/2019 Instructor: Jim Lenburg
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 102A
M, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
 

Ultra Beginner Line Dance 

9/19/2019 - 11/7/2019 Instructor: Denna Yockey
Sessions: 8 Location: Student Rec Center 213
Th, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
 

Understanding and Advocating for Our National Parks 

9/17/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Jeffrey Hunter
Sessions: 7 Location: Off Campus Asheville Area
Tu, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Check with Instructor for Site Location , NC
Note: This is considered an all-day course due to weekly field trips; No class October 22.
Prerequisite: While this is not a hiking course, participants must be able to walk three miles on uneven terrain and be on your feet for several hours. The course will culminate with a classroom-based Civic Voice Workshop, which will equip and train participants with the skills needed to become effective advocates for our national parks. Note: Field trips will require all day on three Tuesdays, therefore other Tuesday courses cannot be taken. Priority during the initial registration period will be given to participants who did not take this course in in Spring 2019. Course fees: Park entrances, parking fees, and gas money for carpooling to the locations will be determined.
 

What Was Augustine Thinking? 

9/16/2019 - 11/4/2019 Instructor: Farley Snell
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 206
M, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
 

Women in Comedy 

9/17/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Randy Robins
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 102
Tu, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
 

Women Rowing North 

10/16/2019 - 11/6/2019 Instructor: Bobbie Rockwell
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 207
W, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Second 4 weeks
Required text: Women Rowing North by Mary Pipher, ISBN-13: 978-1632869609
 

Yoga Nidra 

9/18/2019 - 10/23/2019 Instructor: Jean Marie Murphy
Sessions: 6 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
W, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 40 N Merrimon Ave, Ste 101 Asheville, NC 28804
Course fee: $35 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($25 for YMCA members).
 

 
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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Reuter Center, CPO 5000
One University Heights
Asheville, NC 28804
Office: 828.251.6140
olli@unca.edu