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OLLI @ Pine Ave. SPRING   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, April 8 - May 20
10:00 – 11:30 AM
714 Pacific Ave., Park Pacific Tower (meet in the patio)


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. Learn and 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) Take your seat at the table and enjoy a relaxing, stimulating, and friendly day of gaming. Class limit: 8
Instructor: Gary Page
Mondays, April 8 - May 20
12:00 – 1:30 PM
Pine Ave., Suite 202


Playing Modern Board Games (Advanced)
Want to continue having fun? Play MORE modern board games with other class members. This class is a higher level class than the beginner’s class--the games are more complex and challenging, but still have easy to grasp rules. Keep playing! Class limit: 8
Instructor: Gary Page
Mondays, April 8 - May 20
2:00-3:30 PM
Pine Ave., Suite 202



Zen Meditation
Join Rev. Yokoyama, a Soto Zen Missionary and a Long Beach Buddhist Church resident priest, in unlocking the
secrets of Zen. He will show us the way of the Soto Zen and will share the
practice of Zazen and mindfulness. Class limit: 20
Instructor: Rev. Yukinori Gyokei Yokoyama
Tuesdays, April 2 - May 21
10:00–11:30 AM
Pine Ave, Suite 202

Pencil Play
Come have some fun! You’ll learn some basic techniques of colored pencil art and how to use them to create a finished piece. Explore your own 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 so we can 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, April 2–May 21
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Pine Ave, Suite 202


Music Appreciation: A Focus on Johannes Brahms
If you have heard a composition of Brahms’, you know how appealing his music can be. Was he one of the greats? Join us in looking into his life, music, times, and reception. Listen to and study some of his very beautiful pieces, and we will learn just how far his influence extended. Class limit: 22
Instructor: Patty Dobiesz
Wednesdays, April 3 - May 22
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Pine Ave, Suite 202

Five Stories—Five Weeks
The birds are singing and spring is springing, so why not sign up for class. Be treated to tales that will delight you and ignite you. With authors you’ve read before and some you never met and the pleasure will be all yours. Class limit: 18
Instructor: Mona Panitz
Wednesdays, April 3 - May 1
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, April 4 - May 23
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, April 4 - May 23
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Pine Ave. , Suite 202


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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.