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OLLI @ Pine Ave. FALL 2017

PA Class List - printable

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, Oct. 2 – Nov. 13 (7 wks)
10:00 – 11:30 AM
714 Pacific Ave., Park Pacific Tower (meet in the garden)

Music Appreciation
Listening to classical music is a great pleasure. It can be enhanced by gaining knowledge about the music and about what to listen for! In this class we will learn about music from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and 20th - 21st centuries, focusing on listening and covering style, social relevance, and composers. Class limit: 20
Instructor: Patricia Dobiesz
Mondays, Oct. 2 – Nov. 13 (7 wks)
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Pine Ave, Suite 202


Pencil Play
Come have some fun! Learn basic techniques of colored pencil art and create a
finished piece. Explore your creativity while learning about colored pencils and what you can achieve with them. Please bring your own pencils (at least 10 colors) to the first class meeting to get right to it! (Prismacolor and Crayola are the best brands to get.)   Class limit: 12
Instructor: Kristi Eaglehorse, BA Fine Arts; AA Design & Illustration;
Tuesdays, Oct. 3 – Nov. 14 (7 wks)
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Pine Ave, Suite 202


Guided Autobiography (GAB)
Recall and record the significant moments of your past through the process of Guided Autobiography. Through interactive class experience, learn the tools for writing your own life story. The first session (Oct. 4) from 10:00 - 11:30 AM is an orientation about the structure, expectations, and student commitments to the class. The next 4 sessions will be 2 hours from 10:00 - 12:00 PM. You will be asked to write your own story on a new topic assigned each week. Share your stories and receive positive feedback with confidentiality. No need to be a talented writer, just tell your own story. Class limit: 12
Instructor: Teri Hershberg, Cert. Guided Autobiography Instructor
Wednesdays, Oct. 4 – Nov. 1 (5 wks)
Oct. 4: 10:00 – 11:30 AM
Orientation/answer all questions
Oct. 11 – Nov. 1: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Pine Ave, Suite 202

Six Stories ... Six weeks
Autumn is coming, with chilly winds and shorter days. To help you snuggle into the new season, consider joining this short story class. Our structure is simple; we read the assigned stories and then discuss them in class. You’ll
re-meet familiar beloved writers and then come upon some you may never have heard of. The characters and themes will usher you into the world of fiction, which always is so wise in explaining life to us. Class limit: 18
Instructor: Mona Panitz
Wednesdays, Oct. 4 – Nov. 8 (6 wks)
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, Oct. 5 – Nov. 16 (7 wks)
9:00 - 10:00 AM - Beginners
10:00 - 11:00 AM - Advanced
Pine Ave., Suite 202

Adventures in Acrylics
Come have some fun! In this class we will experiment with acrylic paint.
Learn 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!
A list of supplies needed will be distributed at the first class meeting. $15.00 materials fee unless student supplies own materials. Class limit: 15
Instructor: Kristi Eaglehorse
Thursdays, Oct. 5 – Nov. 16 (7 wks)
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Pine Ave, Suite 202

Friday (no classes offered)

DownTown Map

Parking Options
• 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.