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OLLI Pine Ave. WINTER 2016


737 Pine Ave. Suite 202 classroom

Park Pacific Tower - 714 Pacific Ave.

Long Beach, CA 90813


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. 11 – March 7
10:00 – 11:30 AM
714 Pacific Ave., Park Pacific Tower (meet in the garden)

Understanding Medicare is becoming more relevant as an estimated 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 each day for the next 19 years according to the Pew Research Center. This basic course begins with a brief history and overview of the Medicare program, then dives into more in-depth details about the various parts of Medicare.
Social Security Benefit Planning Workshop will revisit the origins of the Social Security system, take a closer look at the mechanics of the program, and explore the ways in which individuals can maximize benefits and avoid the pitfalls.
Instructor: John Pack, CFP® RICP®
Monday, Jan. 25 only
Social Security 10:00 - 11:30 Medicare 12:00 - 1:30
Pine Ave., Suite 202

Advance Directive Workshop
An Advance Directive is a form you fill out to describe the medical care you want if something happens to you and you cannot speak for yourself. It tells your family and doctor what to do if you’re badly hurt or have a serious illness that keeps you from saying what you want. Join Constance, a registered nurse, as she explains the importance of an AD and walks you through how to fill out the forms.
Instructor: Constance Maalumbo, RN and Masters in Homeopathy
Mondays, Feb. 29 & Mar. 7 (2 wks)
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM (3 hours)
Pine Ave., Suite 202

After Beethoven: the Romantic Period
Learn how the innovations of Beethoven determined the development of Romanticism in music of the 19th century. We examine biographies and listen to the music of major composers including Schubert, Berlioz, Chopin, Schumann, Brahms, and Tchaikovsky. Join us in this emotional journey of musical discovery!
Instructor: Patricia Dobiesz
Mondays, Jan. 11 – March 7
12:00 – 1:30 PM
Pine Ave, Suite 202

Foundations of Investing
This class will cover the foundations of investing and wealth building strategies to help you reach your financial goals. It includes lessons on how to evaluate stocks and bonds, fixed income investments, mutual funds, asset allocation, asset management, long-term care insurance, tax-advantaged investing, and retirement planning. Each class will include time for answering your specific investment questions. No products or services are sold, endorsed, or marketed in any way.
Instructor: Vince Fierro, Financial Advisor, M.A.
Mondays, Oct. 5 – Nov. 30
1:30 – 3:00 PM
Pine Ave., Suite 202




Basic Tarot for Fun and Self-Empowerment
This basic class brings together symbols and signs so anyone can become his/her own intuitive consultant. We use the highly acclaimed Voyager Tarot® deck, which is a modern pathway for spiritual seekers. Tune in to the symbols and interpret for yourself the meaning of the card. We will use The Hero’s Journey spread for exploring what is coming up for you in the next 3 to 6 months. The Voyager Tarot Deck can be ordered from Decks will be available to borrow or to buy, others welcome.
Instructor: Donna Kannard, Ph.D., author of Trance Magic
Wednesday, Jan. 13 - Feb. 24 (7 weeks)
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Pine Ave., room 202

The First Amendment to the US Constitution
If the 1st Amendment prohibits our government from making laws that abridge freedom of speech, then why are there so many speech laws? We will examine the decisions in which the US Supreme Court tells us what the First Amendment means. Among the issues are secrecy, the heckler’s veto, privacy as a speech right, and if money is speech.
Instructor: Joe Ribakoff, J.D.
Wednesdays, Jan. 13 - March 2
1:30 – 3:00 PM
Pine Ave., room 202


Tai Chi Chih
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.
Instructor: Florence St. Peter
Thursdays, Jan. 14 – March 3
10:00 - 11:30 AM
Pine Ave., Suite 202

Beginning Painting
Come have some fun! You’ll learn basics of art, i.e., form and shape, perspective, use of color, layout and more. The goal of the class is to have a painting of your own creation at the end. No artistic talent or experience required. Students will explore their own creativity learning about acrylic paint and what it will do. A list of materials will be distributed at the first class meeting. $15.00 materials fee unless student supplies own materials. Class limit: 15
Instructor: Kristi Eaglehorse, BA Fine Arts; AA Design & Illustration;
Thursdays, Jan. 14 – March 3
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Pine Ave., Suite 202



Not this session.

DownTown Map

Parking Options

• All day parking $5.00 on the South East corner of 7th Street and Pacific Avenue.
• Metered parking: 2-hour limit. Credit and Debit cards accepted at the meters.
• 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.