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Held in OLLI Classroom unless noted.
The Brown Paper Press - Local Publishing
Feb. 22 - 1:30 - 3:00
Learn how and who gets Published! Wendy Thomas Russell and Jennifer M. Volland started Brown Paper Press in 2014 with a mission to engage readers on topics of contemporary culture through quality writing and thoughtful design.
The publishers will talk about the benefits and challenges of running a small Long Beach-based press amidst a rapidly changing industry.
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Children in Juvenile Dependency:
Rights of the Family
Feb. 24 - 1:30 - 3:00
Many relatives of children in the foster care system do not know that they have rights regarding these children. If you are a relative caretaker, an interested relative or close friend of a child in the system, join us for a journey through the dependency process, stopping along the way to see if and where you might impact the outcome. This workshop is good for foster parents, social workers, care-providers, and other interested persons.
Honorable Sherri Sobel, retired, has worked in the juvenile system as an attorney and bench officer for thirty years.
April 11 - 12:00 - 1:30 Keys to Clearing Clutter
Are you tired of clutter in your home? Are you stuck with too much stuff? Have you tried to get organized before without success? This OVERVIEW will inspire you to learn techniques for clearing out your space.
April 18 - 12:00 - 1:30 Libraries Transform
The Long Beach Public Library presents an overview of 3-D printing from fun to functional. Learn about the how and where for LB residents!
April 28 - 1:00 - 2:30 KOREA! at Community Hospital
The Korean Spirit & Culture Promotion Project is dedicated to raising awareness of Korean history and culture. In appreciation for the United State’s support for Korea during the Korean War, KSCPP has held 1,100 presentations about the history and culture of Korea throughout the country.
(Members MUST register for this event)
May 5 - 1:00 - 2:30 Maestra; Education in Cuba
In 1961, Cuban illiteracy was rampant. So began a Cuban Literacy Campaign which is the theme of the documentary film, MAESTRA. View the film and join the discussion.
May 12 -12:00 - 1:30 Social Security Workshop
SS will likely be the foundation of your retirement
income. Before you retire, it’s important to understand your options and the effect your decisions have on your retirement. (Members please register for this event)
May 19 - 12:00 - 1:30 Health Care and Retirement
Topics will include Medicare coverage, traditional medical expenses, and long-term medical care expenses.
(Members please register for this event)
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