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OLLI Leisure World - WINTER 2016



Short Stories
Join us to read and discuss a new selection of impressive short stories. The short story is sometimes an under-appreciated art form. The characters must be established quickly and efficiently. The author must create tone, voice, style, atmosphere, point of view, and communicate an aspect of our human condition. Let us see if the short stories we read meet the criteria. Class limit: 15
Instructor: Dale Lieberfarb, MA
Mondays, Jan. 11 – March 7
2:30 – 4:00 PM

LW, Clubhouse 3, room 4


Drawing for All
Drawing is basic to all art forms. Learn fundamental techniques of Contour Drawing, Form Analysis, Rendering and Perspective. The course is intended for beginning art students although it may prove helpful to experienced art students. Learn how to describe (draw) the natural world. A supply list will be presented at the first class or the following items are recommended: an 18” X 24” or 16” X 24” Bond Pad, graphite pencils (2b and 6B), an Art Gum Eraser. Class limit: 30
Instructor: Ladd Terry
Tuesdays, Jan. 12 – March 1
1:00 – 3:00 PM
LW, Clubhouse 4(rear), Art Studio

Laugh! Laugh! and Laugh some more!
“Laugh, Laugh, and Laugh some more” is back again for a second go around. Be ready for some very funny stand up comedy material delivered by some of the great comics of the 20th century. Some of the comics have passed but their work still lives on thru DVD programs and Video material. You must be prepared for some language that is on the blue side and I mean “very much on the blue side”. Only requirement is you come to class and be entertained by their humor, jokes, and physical comedy. A large selection of material is available for the audience to choose to view. So drop on by and be ready to Laugh!!!
Instructor: Barry Buckheim
Tuesdays, Jan. 12 – March 1
2:30 – 4:00 PM
LW, Clubhouse 3, room 3


Beginning Watercolor Painting
Learn to paint using watercolors with a talented teacher and artist. Bring your own supplies to the
Leisure World classroom to try out new techniques in a guided setting.
Class limit: 30
Instructor: Ladd Terry
Wednesdays, Jan. 13 - March 2
1:00 – 3:00 PM
LW Clubhouse 4, Art Studio (rear)


Longevity Stick – “Movement is the best Medicine”
The purpose is to help prevent disease and deterioration, protect your health and increase body awareness. Combining eastern and western medical knowledge, the 12 easy–to-learn movements aid in developing better balance, coordination, flexibility, strength, breathing capacity, mental focus and concentration. Bring a one-inch dowel - one to two inches longer than your height - with rubber (not plastic) end caps. Athletic shoes are recommended, as is loose and layered clothing.
Class limit: 25 LW residents have priority registration for this class.
Instructors: Lynne Marsh, M.A.
Thursdays, Jan. 14 - March 3
8:30 – 9:30 AM
LW, Clubhouse 6, room 6C


Acting with Alice
Develop your creativity! Discover your talent! Gain poise and confidence in front of an audience! All this and more await you in our basic acting class. Participation in theatre games, improvisations, monologues, and scene study will help you heighten your imagination and sharpen your sense of observation. If you’ve ever wondered how actors learn their craft, this course is for you. There is no memorization required in this class. Class limit: 18
Instructor: Alice Lemon, M.A., Drama, Theatre
Dates: Friday, Jan. 15 – March 4
10:00 – 11:30 AM
LW, Clubhouse 3, room 3

Beginning Knitting
KNITTING! It’s fun, it’s useful, it’s colorful. It’s a source to expand your creativity, increase your eye/brain/hand connections, and build new neuron pathways for greater brain health. Learn the basics of knitting and complete one or two projects of your choice. (Spoiler alert!!! - there will be homework…knits and purls do take practice!) First meeting: bring needles and yarn. (If you do not yet have materials, you may use mine) and ideas for your practice piece, plus a spiral notebook for taking notes. Beforehand, if you wish, access yarn websites and explore their offerings … ( or Share findings with your knit-mates on opening day! Class limit: 12
Instructor: Jackie Thomas
Fridays, Jan. 15 – March 4
2:30 – 4:00 PM
LW, Clubhouse 3, room 3



Please send a Registration Form with your check to:
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at CSULB
HS&D, Room 100 MS-5609
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840-5609

For more information, call OLLI at CSULB Office: 562-985-8237
Fax: 562-985-8213
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