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OLLI @ Pine Ave. WINTER   2019
Pine Ave. classes printable

737 Pine Ave. Suite 202 classroom upstairs
(Enter from Solano Court - See map at bottom)


Longevity Stick
This class promotes physical fitness, increased energy, and mental relaxation. Longevity stick involves gentle motions, stimulates blood circulation, increases flexibility, aids balance and coordination, is easy to learn, and is fun! Bring a one-inch dowel, one - two inches longer than your height, with rubber (not plastic) end caps. (Available at most hardware stores.) Tennis or athletic shoes are recommended, as is loose and layered clothing.
Instructor: Camilla Marie Gartland, certified longevity stick instructor
Mondays, Jan. 7 - Feb. 25
10:00 – 11:30 AM
714 Pacific Ave., Park Pacific Tower (meet in the patio)


Law Enforcement: Where Law, Science and the Street Meet!
With law enforcement in the news on a continual basis, wouldn’t you like to know from whence we came and how did we arrive at where we are today? This course will present a historical view of law, law enforcement, how police departments came to be, when we began to study crime, and how we respond and address the issues of crime today. Learn about changes in the approaches by law enforcement groups; homicides, white-collar crime, human trafficking, gangs, and drugs. Guest speakers will discuss new tools that are being used to bring perpetrators to justice. Class limit: 26
Instructor: Julio Nunez, BS Crim.; MPA Public Admin emphasis Crim Justice USC; 26 years law enforcement; 16 years fraud investigator
Mondays, Jan. 7 - Feb. 25
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Pine Ave, Suite 202


Playing Modern Board Games (Beg.)
Want to keep your mind active and sharp while having fun? Then you are the perfect candidate to be a board gamer. This class will teach and let you play modern board games with other members in the class. We will learn “gateway” games (games which are easy to learn and play in a short amount of time) and put our skills to the test as we play against each other. We are in the Golden Age of Board Games. Take your seat at the table and enjoy a relaxing, stimulating, and friendly day of gaming. You need to commit to all 7 sessions of this class. Class limit: 8
Instructor: Gary Page
Mondays, Jan. 7- Feb. 25
1:00-3:00 PM
Pine Ave., suite 202



To Know the Ocean is to Love the Ocean
We will take a fascinating trip through the chemical, physical, and biological properties of the ocean. What makes the ocean tick? How do we influence the ocean as a whole, and how does the ocean influence our lives? Our goal is to develop an appreciation of the ocean. Class limit: 30
Instructor: Mike Stone
Tuesdays, Jan. 8 - Feb. 26
1:00–3:00 PM
Pine Ave., Suite 202



Guided Autobiography I
Recall and record the significant moments of your past. Through this interactive class experience, you will learn the tools for writing your own life story. The first session is a 90 minute orientation and student commitments to the class. The next 4 sessions will be 2 hours long. You will write your own story on a new topic each week. The group will share all stories and receive positive feedback with assured confidentiality. No need to be a talented writer, just tell your own story. Questions ? Contact Teri at  562-637-7175     Class limit: 8
Instructor: Teri Hershberg,  Certified GAB Instructor
Wednesdays, Jan. 9 - Feb. 6  (5 weeks)
Jan. 9: 10:00 - 11:30 AM Orientation
Jan. 16 – Feb. 6: 10:00 - 12:00
Pine Ave, Suite 202

Five Stories—Five Weeks
Did you over-do it during the holidays? Consider having something nourishing, fulfilling and zero calories… Our Short Story class will feed your mind, and is guaranteed to boost your energy!  Class limit: 18
Instructor: Mona Panitz
Wednesdays, Jan. 9 - 30 (4 wks or 5 weeks)
1:30–3:00 PM
Pine Ave., Suite 202


Tai Chi Chih @ Pine Ave.
Come and experience the deep relaxation and serenity of Tai Chi Chih. This is the American version of a Chinese
system for maintaining health. It is known as “moving meditation” which brings about inner peace and quietness.
This is a great way to obtain great health. It has 19 movements and one pose. All levels are welcome - see times.
Instructor: Florence St. Peter
Thursdays, Jan. 10 - Feb. 28
9:00 - 10:00 AM - Beginning
10:00 – 11:00 AM - Advanced
Pine Ave, Suite 202

Adventures in Acrylics
Come have some fun with acrylic paint! You’ll learn some basics of art, i.e., form and shape, perspective, use of color, layout and more. The goal is to complete the class with a painting of your own creation. No artistic talent or experience required. Explore your own creativity through learning about acrylic paint and what it will do. A list of materials will be given at the first class meeting. Supply own materials or pay $15.00 materials fee. Class limit: 12
Instructor: Kristi Eaglehorse
Thursdays, Jan. 10 - Feb. 28
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Pine Ave. , suite 202


Playing Modern Board Games (Beg.)   - MOVED FROM JCC mornings
Want to keep your mind active and sharp while having fun? Then you are the perfect candidate to be a board gamer.
See description on Mondays. Class limit: 8
Instructor: Gary Page
Fridays, Jan. 4 - Feb. 22
1:00 - 3:00 PM   

DownTown Map


Parking Options
• Metered street parking: 2-hour limit. Credit and Debit cards accepted at the meters.

* Public Lot open on 7th and Pacific - 5 dollars daily rate
• Non-metered parking: North of 8th Street on Pacific Avenue and Pine Avenue, as well as neighborhood streets West of Pacific Avenue.

Long Beach Transit

Stop on Northeast corner of 7th Street and Pacific Avenue. Please check a current Long Beach Transit bus schedule for route days and times. For further information, call Long Beach Transit at 562-591-2301 or use the LB Transit web site.