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Advanced iPhone Photography: Editing Class is at capacity.  Please add your name to the wait list.

4/25/2019 - 5/16/2019 Instructor: Wiley Loughran
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 120
Th, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Prerequisite: Successful completion of iPhone Photography: Introduction or consult with the instructor before requesting the course. Participants will be required to download and install the apps required for the course. Some of the apps are free, others have a minimal cost. Total cost will be under $15.
 

Creating Custom Photo Books Class is at capacity.  Please add your name to the wait list.

4/25/2019 - 5/16/2019 Instructor: Julia Loughran
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 207
Th, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Section B: Second four weeks
Prerequisites: Participants must be comfortable using their own laptop or tablet, know how to access files and photos from their device, know how to navigate to websites on the internet and fill out forms online. Laptops or tablets must be able to connect to the OLLI Wi-Fi.
 

Economics, Climate Change and Sustainability Class is at capacity.  Please add your name to the wait list.

4/26/2019 - 5/17/2019 Instructor: Tim Campbell
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 207
F, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Note: Last Four Weeks
 

Hammer Against the Witches 

4/25/2019 - 5/16/2019 Instructor: Paula Withrow
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 102
Th, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
 

Hiking for Beginners, Section B Class is at capacity.  Please add your name to the wait list.

4/24/2019 - 5/15/2019 Instructor: Bobbi Powers, Dennis Bass
Sessions: 4 Location: Off Campus Asheville Area
W, 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM Check with Instructor for Site Location , NC
   
Prerequisite: You must be able to walk three miles on uneven terrain before classes begin.
 

Hiking for Wise Wanderers 

4/25/2019 - 5/16/2019 Instructor: Meridith Miller, Marcia Markowitz
Sessions: 4 Location: Off Campus Asheville Area
Th, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM Check with Instructor for Site Location , NC
Prerequisite: Must be able to walk four miles and over roots and rocks, with moderate elevation. See olliasheville.com/courses for a list of tentative trails.
 

Restaurant Eating a la Healthy 

4/25/2019 - 5/16/2019 Instructor: Hope Warshaw
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 120
Th, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Section B: Second four weeks
Participant fee: Cost of meal at a local restaurant.
 

"Heeere's Johnny" (and Steve Allen and Jack Paar) 
Dates: 3/25/2019 4/29/2019  Instructor Randy Robins
Sessions:  6 Location: Reuter Center 102
Meets: M, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM  
 

1984 and Brave New World 
Dates: 3/26/2019 5/14/2019  Instructor Dan Damerville
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 205
Meets: Tu, 11:30 AM 1:30 PM  
Required text: 1984 by George Orwell, ISBN-13: 978-0451524935 and Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, ISBN-13: 978-0060850524.
 

7 + 1: Favorite Films From 10 Years at OLLI 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/15/2019  Instructor John (Chip) Kaufmann III
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 102
Meets: W, 2:00 PM 4:30 PM  
 

A Discussion of Sapiens 
Dates: 3/28/2019 5/16/2019  Instructor Dan Damerville
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 207
Meets: Th, 11:30 AM 1:30 PM  
Required text: Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari, ISBN-13: 978-0062316110.
 

Acting the Bard: The Merchant of Venice 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/15/2019  Instructor Jim Reid
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 230
Meets: W, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM  
Required text: A Dramatized Recording of The Merchant of Venice, ARKANGEL/BBC Audiobooks America (or comparable product) and a version of the play printed from an online source.
 

Alexander Technique: Exploring Habit and Choice 
Dates: 3/25/2019 5/13/2019  Instructor Michele Drivon
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 120
Meets: M, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM  
Required text: Body Learning: An Introduction to the Alexander Technique by Michael Gelb, ISBN-13 978-1854109590. Course fee: $30
 

Beginning French 1C 
Dates: 3/25/2019 5/13/2019  Instructor Michael Kegan
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 205
Meets: M, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM  
Required text: French Now! Level 1 by Christopher and Theodore Kendris, ISBN-13: 978-1438072791. Prerequisite: Participants should have a level of knowledge equivalent to the first 12 Work Units in the textbook. See olliasheville.com/courses for more information on this course.
 

Challenges to the Changing World Order 
Dates: 4/2/2019 5/14/2019  Instructor Jim Lenburg, Julie Snyder
Sessions:  7 Location: Reuter Center 102A
Meets: Tu, 11:30 AM 1:30 PM  
 

Crochet an Eco-friendly Market Bag from Recycled Grocery Bags 
Dates: 3/26/2019 4/30/2019  Instructor Sally Pete
Sessions:  6 Location: Reuter Center 207
Meets: Tu, 11:30 AM 1:30 PM  
Prerequisite: A basic knowledge of crocheting, including single crochet (SC) and double crochet (DC). See olliasheville.com/courses for a detailed description, pictures of various tote bags and potholders and a list of supplies needed. Each tote bag will require approximately 50-75 bags, so start saving colorful bags.
 

Design and Make Pop-ups  
Dates: 3/25/2019 5/13/2019  Instructor Angelyn Whitmeyer
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 230
Meets: M, 2:00 PM 5:00 PM  
Materials fee: $20 payable to instructor for paper, card stock and adhesives. See https://olliasheville.com/courses for the course outline and complete materials list.Prerequisites: Ability to cut (with scissors and/or craft knife) and to fold paper accurately and precisely. Some intricate options will be presented.
 

Divine Comedy, Part One, The 
Dates: 3/26/2019 5/14/2019  Instructor Bill Moore
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 207
Meets: Tu, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM  
Required text: The Inferno, translated and edited by Jean and Robert Hollander, ISBN-13 978-0385496988. Recommended text: Purgatorio, translated and edited by Jean and Robert Hollander, ISBN-13: 978-0385497008. See olliasheville.com/courses for more information on this trilogy over three terms.
 

Energy Demand and Environmental Impact: Fueling Society in the 21st Century 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/8/2019  Instructor Richard Wiener
Sessions:  7 Location: Reuter Center 102
Meets: W, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
 

Every Picture Tells a Story: Writing Memoir from Family Photographs 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/15/2019  Instructor Marjorie Klein
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 207
Meets: W, 11:30 AM 1:30 PM  
 

French 3C 
Dates: 3/26/2019 5/14/2019  Instructor Betty Carver
Sessions:  7 Location: Reuter Center 205
Meets: Tu, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM  
Required text: En Voyage (Glencoe French 3) 2nd edition Edition ISBN-13: 978-0026363785. Textbooks are available for loan and workbooks will be provided without charge.
 

Healing the Back with Yoga 
Dates: 3/26/2019 5/14/2019  Instructor Tanya Neplioueva
Sessions:  8 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
Meets: Tu, 2:00 PM 3:00 PM  
Course fee: $30 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($20 for YMCA members). Location: Woodfin YMCA, 40 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC
 

Hola!: True Beginning Spanish 
Dates: 3/25/2019 5/13/2019  Instructor Jeff Jones
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 205
Meets: M, 11:30 AM 1:30 PM  
Required text: Spanish Now! Level 1, 8th ed. (2015) by Ruth Silverstein, ISBN-13: 978-1438075235
 

Intermediate French 2C 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/22/2019  Instructor Renee Raffini
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 205
Meets: W, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM  
Required text: Points de depart by Cathy Pons, et al, 2009 edition, ISBN-13: 978-0135141120. The accompanying Student Activity Manual is useful but not required. Prerequisites: Equivalent of OLLI French 2B or at least one successful year of college (two years of high school) French study. See https://olliasheville.com/courses for required text, suggested resources and other information. Please contact instructor if you have questions.
 

Introduction to Barre Series  
Dates: 3/28/2019 5/16/2019  Instructor Stacie Jayne Uria
Sessions:  8 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
Meets: Th, 3:00 PM 4:00 PM  
Course fee: $30 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($20 for YMCA members). Location: Woodfin YMCA, 40 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC
 

Introduction to Beading 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/15/2019  Instructor Ulana Mellor
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 230
Meets: W, 11:30 AM 1:30 PM  
Materials list: Participants must bring their own beads and supplies to each class, which can be purchased at any local bead or craft store for an estimated cost of $25-40. Instructor will have tools available. Class fee of $5 for eyeglass holder ends, badge holder clip, etc. See olliasheville.com/courses for a list of materials and course outline.
 

Is That Murder?: Part II 
Dates: 3/25/2019 5/13/2019  Instructor Stan Ingber
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 206
Meets: M, 11:30 AM 1:30 PM  
Prerequisite: A helpful prerequisite but not necessary is to have taken the instructor's course Is That Murder? in Spring 2016 or Spring 2018.
 

It's About Time 
Dates: 3/25/2019 5/13/2019  Instructor Mark Whipple
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 102
Meets: M, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
 

Lawn Bowling 
Dates: 3/29/2019 5/10/2019  Instructor Stan Glickman
Sessions:  6 Location: Carrier Park Bowling Green
Meets: F, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
Note: The first class session will be at the Reuter Center, with subsequent classes at Carrier Park.
Location: Carrier Park, Amboy Rd. and Michigan Ave. in West Asheville.
 

Life, Times and Works of Richard Wagner 
Dates: 3/26/2019 5/14/2019  Instructor Evan Baker
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 102A
Meets: Tu, 2:00 PM 4:30 PM  
 

Lucretia Mott's Freethought Gospel 
Dates: 3/29/2019 5/10/2019  Instructor Chris Highland
Sessions:  6 Location: Reuter Center 206
Meets: F, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
Note: No class on April 12.
 

Modern Jewish Thought: An Introduction 
Dates: 3/28/2019 5/16/2019  Instructor Ron Manheimer
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 206
Meets: Th, 11:30 AM 1:30 PM  
Required text: How Judaism Became a Religion: An Introduction to Modern Jewish Thought (Princeton University Press, 2011), by Leora Batnitzky, ISBN-13: 978-0691130729.
 

Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, The 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/15/2019  Instructor Bob Mellor
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 206
Meets: W, 2:00 PM 5:00 PM  
 

Painting Loose Figures in Watercolor 
Dates: 3/26/2019 5/14/2019  Instructor Sharon Sandel, Susan Kibler
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 230
Meets: Tu, 2:00 PM 5:00 PM  
Prerequisite: Participants need to have taken at least one watercolor class previously.
 

Personal Safety and Awareness  
Dates: 4/2/2019 5/14/2019  Instructor Philip Jones
Sessions:  7 Location: Reuter Center 102B
Meets: Tu, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
 

Piano Instruction: Level 3 
Dates: 3/26/2019 5/17/2019  Instructor Bobbie Rockwell
Sessions:  16 Location: Lipinsky Hall 013
Meets: Tu F, 12:00 PM 1:00 PM  
Required text: Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course Level 3, Adult All-In-One Course by Willard A. Palmer, Morton Manus, and Amanda Vick Lethco, ISBN-13: 978-0739000687 Participant prerequisite: Participants should have enrolled in at least one of the Level Two courses offered previously or have been playing piano regularly in the past few years.
 

Plant-Based Living Test-Drive 
Dates: 3/25/2019 5/6/2019  Instructor Bonnie Wheeler
Sessions:  7 Location: Reuter Center 230
Meets: M, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
 

Poetry and Gender 
Dates: 3/25/2019 5/13/2019  Instructor Bill Petz
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 120
Meets: M, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
Section A: with Bill Petz
 

Poetry and Gender 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/15/2019  Instructor Karen Depew, Bill Petz
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 207
Meets: W, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
Section B: with Karen Depew and Bill Petz
 

Risk and Critical Thought: A Brief History 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/15/2019  Instructor Pat Chitwood
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 206
Meets: W, 11:30 AM 1:30 PM  
 

Sculptural Ceramics and Hand-Building in Clay 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/15/2019  Instructor Lee Orowitz, Jim Kransberger
Sessions:  8 Location: Off Campus Asheville Area
Meets: W, 9:00 AM 12:00 PM  
Participant Fees: $80 for Asheville residents, $90 non-residents, payable to the instructor at the first session. Materials Fee: Clay, $18 for 25 lbs. See olliasheville.com/courses for a complete materials list. Prerequisite: Willingness to get your hands dirty and experiment. Participants should come with an idea and an openness for tips and suggestions for moving your idea to your personal creative goal. Location: Harvest House, 205 Kenilworth Road, Asheville, NC
 

Shakespeare Here! 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/15/2019  Instructor Thomas Donahue
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 120
Meets: W, 11:30 AM 1:30 PM  
 

Soft Shoe Tap Dancing  
Dates: 3/29/2019 5/17/2019  Instructor Mary Walker
Sessions:  7 Location: Reuter Center 230
Meets: F, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
Note: No class on April 12
 

Sparking Your Creative Muse 
Dates: 3/28/2019 5/16/2019  Instructor Kathleen Corcoran, Linda Robinson
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 230
Meets: Th, 11:30 AM 1:30 PM  
 

Specialty Coffee, Tea and Pastry in Asheville 
Dates: 3/29/2019 5/3/2019  Instructor Stan Binder, Barbara Binder
Sessions:  6 Location: Reuter Center 205
Meets: F, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
 

Strength Training for Healthy Aging, Level 1 
Dates: 3/25/2019 5/13/2019  Instructor Mary Heard
Sessions:  8 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
Meets: M, 2:00 PM 3:00 PM  
Section A
Course fee: $30 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($20 for YMCA members). Location: Woodfin YMCA, 40 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC
 

Strength Training for Healthy Aging, Level 1 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/15/2019  Instructor Mary Heard
Sessions:  8 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
Meets: W, 2:00 PM 3:00 PM  
Section B
Course fee: $30 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($20 for YMCA members). Location: Woodfin YMCA. 40 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC
 

Strength Training for Healthy Aging, Level 1 
Dates: 3/29/2019 5/17/2019  Instructor Jessica Medlin
Sessions:  8 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
Meets: F, 12:45 PM 1:45 PM  
Course fee: $30 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($20 for YMCA members). Location: Woodfin YMCA, 40 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC
 

Strength Training for Healthy Aging, Level 2 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/15/2019  Instructor Mary Heard
Sessions:  8 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
Meets: W, 3:15 PM 4:15 PM  
Course fee: $30 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($20 for YMCA members). Prerequisite: Completion of Level 1 (see other course description). Participants may be shifted to the other time slot, based on experience and readiness for Level 2. Location: Woodfin YMCA, 40 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC
 

Tai Chi Single Fan Form 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/22/2019  Instructor Liz Ridley
Sessions:  8 Location: Sherrill Center 306A
Meets: W, 2:00 PM 3:30 PM  
No class on April 3; Make-up session on May 22.
Prerequisite: Tai chi skills will be helpful but are not required.
 

Taking Control of Your Retirement Planning  
Dates: 3/29/2019 5/10/2019  Instructor John Coleman
Sessions:  6 Location: Reuter Center 120
Meets: F, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
Note: No class on April 12
 

Trust: The Alternative to Doing Everything Yourself 
Dates: 3/26/2019 4/30/2019  Instructor Stephen Barone
Sessions:  6 Location: Reuter Center 205
Meets: Tu, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
 

Understanding and Advocating for Our National Parks 
Dates: 3/26/2019 5/14/2019  Instructor Jeffrey Hunter, Caara Hunter
Sessions:  7 Location: Reuter Center 206
Meets: Tu, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
Three Field Trips offered 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 6 and Tuesdays, April 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7.
Prerequisites: See olliasheville.com/courses for important details of this course. 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. Course fees: Park entrances, parking fees, and gas money for carpooling to the locations will be determined. Note: Field trips will require all day on several Tuesdays, therefore other Tuesday courses cannot be taken.
 

Victorian Marriage in Film, A 
Dates: 3/28/2019 4/18/2019  Instructor Doug Cooper
Sessions:  4 Location: Reuter Center 206
Meets: Th, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM  
 

Waves and Staves 
Dates: 3/29/2019 5/17/2019  Instructor Michael Ruiz
Sessions:  7 Location: Reuter Center 102
Meets: F, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
Note: *** 8 sessions *** No class on April 12. Make-up Thursday, May 16, 2-4 pm.
 

When We Were Young: America, 1945-1960 
Dates: 3/25/2019 5/13/2019  Instructor Catherine Frank, Jim Lenburg
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 102
Meets: M, 11:30 AM 1:30 PM  
Section B
 

When We Were Young: America, 1945-1960 
Dates: 3/26/2019 5/14/2019  Instructor Catherine Frank, Jim Lenburg
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 102A
Meets: Tu, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
Section A
 

Why Buddhism is True 
Dates: 3/25/2019 4/29/2019  Instructor Bob Falanga
Sessions:  6 Location: Reuter Center 120
Meets: M, 11:30 AM 1:30 PM  
Required text: Why Buddhism is True by Robert Wright ISBN-13: 978-1439195468.
 

Yom-Ha Shoah: Truths and Consequences 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/15/2019  Instructor Ari Landau
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 102
Meets: W, 11:30 AM 1:30 PM  
Recommended text: Jewish Art: A Modern History by Samantha Baskind and Larry Silver, ISBN-13: 978-1861898029. Love Despite Hate: Child Survivors of the Holocaust and their Adult Lives by Sarah Moskowitz ISBN-13: 978-0805238013. A Convenient Hatred: The History of Antisemitism by Phyllis Goldstein, ISBN-13: 978-0981954387.
 

 
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