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  • ABCs of Metaphor
  • Instructor: Robin Dizard (she/her/hers)
    Dates: 5/13/2024 - 6/17/2024
    Days: M
    Times: 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
    Sessions: 5
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 1
    Fee for À La Carte Members: $30.00
    Fee for Unlimited Members: Included
    THIS CLASS IS FULL. Please click the "Add to Waitlist" button below.
    There is no fee to be added to the waitlist. Waitlisted members will be added to the class in the order they were added to the waitlist. We ask that you not attend the class until you have been officially registered. À La Carte Members on the waitlist will be contacted for payment before being registered in the class.
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  • Arts & Eats
  • Instructor: Bill Houck
    Dates: 4/26/2024 - 5/24/2024
    Days: F
    Times: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Sessions: 5
    Location: Other
    Room: Various Locations
    Fee for À La Carte Members: $30.00
    Fee for Unlimited Members: Included
    THIS CLASS IS FULL. Please click the "Add to Waitlist" button below.
    There is no fee to be added to the waitlist. Waitlisted members will be added to the class in the order they were added to the waitlist. We ask that you not attend the class until you have been officially registered. À La Carte Members on the waitlist will be contacted for payment before being registered in the class.
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  • Australian Art: Some Topics
  • Instructor: Erika Esau (she/her/hers)
    Dates: 5/30/2024 - 6/27/2024
    Days: Th
    Times: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Sessions: 5
    Location: Online Learning
    Room: Link to be Provided
    Fee for À La Carte Members: $30.00
    Fee for Unlimited Members: Included
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    This class will be recorded.
 

  • Beauty
  • Instructor: Tom Low, OLLI at Rochester Institute of Technology
    Dates: 4/16/2024 - 6/4/2024
    Days: Tu
    Times: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Sessions: 8
    Location: Online Learning
    Room: Link to be Provided
    Fee for À La Carte Members: $55.00
    Fee for Unlimited Members: Included
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    This class uses George Santayana's The Sense of Beauty, ISBN 0-486-20238-0.



    This class from OLLI at Rochester Institute of Technology will be recorded. Osher at RIT recordings can take up to a week after the class meeting to become available.
 

  • Beginning Guitar: Level 2
  • Instructor: Phil Elkins
    Dates: 4/22/2024 - 6/24/2024
    Days: M
    Times: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Sessions: 4
    Location: The Terraces
    Room: Lobby
    Fee for À La Carte Members: $30.00
    Fee for Unlimited Members: Included
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    This class meets on the second and fourth Monday of each month.
 

  • Film, Movies, Cinema!
  • Instructor: Aaron Bor
    Dates: 4/23/2024 - 6/25/2024
    Days: Tu
    Times: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Sessions: 9
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Gordon 1
    Fee for À La Carte Members: $55.00
    Fee for Unlimited Members: Included
    THIS CLASS IS FULL. Please click the "Add to Waitlist" button below.
    There is no fee to be added to the waitlist. Waitlisted members will be added to the class in the order they were added to the waitlist. We ask that you not attend the class until you have been officially registered. À La Carte Members on the waitlist will be contacted for payment before being registered in the class.
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    This class will not meet May 14.
 

  • Learn How to Draw
  • Instructor: Susan Levine
    Dates: 4/24/2024 - 6/26/2024
    Days: W
    Times: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Sessions: 9
    Location: Online Learning
    Room: Link to be Provided
    Fee for À La Carte Members: $55.00
    Fee for Unlimited Members: Included
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    This class will be recorded.
 

  • Let's Keep Knitting
  • Instructor: Gale Ulvang
    Dates: 4/23/2024 - 6/25/2024
    Days: Tu
    Times: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Sessions: 10
    Location: Online Learning
    Room: Link to be Provided
    Fee for À La Carte Members: $55.00
    Fee for Unlimited Members: Included
     Show Description





    This class will be recorded.
 

  • Music and Musicians
  • Instructor: Walter Coffey
    Dates: 4/26/2024 - 6/28/2024
    Days: F
    Times: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Sessions: 10
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Gordon 1
    Fee for À La Carte Members: $55.00
    Fee for Unlimited Members: Included
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  • OLLI Theatre Club
  • Instructor: Debra Tull
    Dates: 6/6/2024 - 6/27/2024
    Days: Th
    Times: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Sessions: 4
    Location: Other
    Room: Various Locations
    Fee for À La Carte Members: $30.00
    Fee for Unlimited Members: Included
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    Participants will need to pay for their meal and theatre tickets. Details will be sent by email to registered class members.
 

  • Poetry for Pleasure
  • Instructor: Paul Belz
    Dates: 4/26/2024 - 6/21/2024
    Days: F
    Times: 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
    Sessions: 6
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Gordon 2
    Fee for À La Carte Members: $30.00
    Fee for Unlimited Members: Included
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    This class meets April 26, May 10, May 17, May 31, June 7, and June 21.
 

  • Sing Gospel Music
  • Instructor: Phil Elkins
    Dates: 4/29/2024 - 6/17/2024
    Days: M
    Times: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Sessions: 5
    Location: The Terraces
    Room: Lobby
    Fee for À La Carte Members: $30.00
    Fee for Unlimited Members: Included
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    This class meets on the first and third Monday of each month.
 

  • Taking and Editing Photos on Your iPhone
  • Instructor: Cris Guenter
    Dates: 5/21/2024 - 5/28/2024
    Days: Tu
    Times: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Sessions: 2
    Location: Online Learning
    Room: Link to be Provided
    Fee for À La Carte Members: $30.00
    Fee for Unlimited Members: Included
     Show Description

    This class is for iPhone users with an iPhone XS or higher. The iPhone should have the most current operating system and recent updates on it.



    This class will be recorded.
 

  • Tap Dance Is Fun
  • Instructor: Mary Sweeney
    Dates: 4/30/2024 - 6/25/2024
    Days: Tu
    Times: 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    Sessions: 8
    Location: Chico Creek Dance
    Room: Studio B
    Fee for À La Carte Members: $55.00
    Fee for Unlimited Members: Included
    THIS CLASS IS FULL. Please click the "Add to Waitlist" button below.
    There is no fee to be added to the waitlist. Waitlisted members will be added to the class in the order they were added to the waitlist. We ask that you not attend the class until you have been officially registered. À La Carte Members on the waitlist will be contacted for payment before being registered in the class.
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    Wear comfortable clothing that allows for ease of movement and tap shoes, preferably with low heel.
    This class will not meet June 4.
 

  • The Highs and Lows of Being a Published Writer
  • Instructor: Paul Belz
    Dates: 4/24/2024 - 5/15/2024
    Days: W
    Times: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Sessions: 4
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Gordon 2
    Fee for À La Carte Members: $30.00
    Fee for Unlimited Members: Included
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  • Tuesday Tunes
  • Instructor: Bitz Haley
    Dates: 4/23/2024 - 6/25/2024
    Days: Tu
    Times: 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
    Sessions: 5
    Location: Haley Music Therapy
    Room:
    Hybrid Class: Zoom Link to be Provided
    Fee for À La Carte Members: $30.00
    Fee for Unlimited Members: Included
    You may choose to attend this hybrid class in person or online. The Zoom link will be provided to all registered participants.
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    This class meets April 23, May 14 and 28, and June 11 and 25.
 

  • Using Watercolor and Inktense Pencils
  • Instructor: Cris Guenter
    Dates: 4/23/2024 - 5/14/2024
    Days: Tu
    Times: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Sessions: 4
    Location: Online Learning
    Room: Link to be Provided
    Fee for À La Carte Members: $30.00
    Fee for Unlimited Members: Included
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    Using Watercolor and Inktense Pencils Materials List
    These three materials are available online at Amazon, Blick.com, Jerry's Artarama, or Cheap Joe's Art Stuff. You should also be able to find them locally.

    1. A set of (12 or more) watercolor pencils – recommended sets include: Faber Castell Albrecht Durer Watercolor Pencil Set, Derwent Watercolor Pencil Set, or General's Kimberly Watercolor Pencil Set
    2. A set of (12 or more) Derwent Inktense Pencils
    3. Watercolor paper, hot press 140 lb. and/or cold press 140 lb. (9" x 12" is a good size)




    This class will be recorded.
 

  • Watercolor for Beginners
  • Instructor: Christine MacShane
    Dates: 5/9/2024 - 6/27/2024
    Days: Th
    Times: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Sessions: 7
    Location: Christine MacShane Art Studio
    Room:
    Fee for À La Carte Members: $55.00
    Fee for Unlimited Members: Included
    THIS CLASS IS FULL. Please click the "Add to Waitlist" button below.
    There is no fee to be added to the waitlist. Waitlisted members will be added to the class in the order they were added to the waitlist. We ask that you not attend the class until you have been officially registered. À La Carte Members on the waitlist will be contacted for payment before being registered in the class.
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    There is an additional $84 materials fee, payable to the instructor at the first class meeting.
    This class will not meet June 20.
 

  • Writer's Workshop
  • Instructor: Paul Belz
    Dates: 4/24/2024 - 6/26/2024
    Days: W
    Times: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Sessions: 9
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Gordon 2
    Fee for À La Carte Members: $55.00
    Fee for Unlimited Members: Included
    THIS CLASS IS FULL. Please click the "Add to Waitlist" button below.
    There is no fee to be added to the waitlist. Waitlisted members will be added to the class in the order they were added to the waitlist. We ask that you not attend the class until you have been officially registered. À La Carte Members on the waitlist will be contacted for payment before being registered in the class.
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  • Zen Drawing 101
  • Instructor: Susan Levine
    Dates: 4/23/2024 - 5/14/2024
    Days: Tu
    Times: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Sessions: 4
    Location: Online Learning
    Room: Link to be Provided
    Fee for À La Carte Members: $30.00
    Fee for Unlimited Members: Included
     Show Description





    This class will be recorded.
 

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