Summer Two 2021 Online Semester

  • Monday, July 19, 2021
  • Friday, August 27, 2021
  • Online


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • OLLI membership ($60 per year) is required to register for these courses. We welcome all - please click on "Join / Renew" above to become a member of OLLI at BCC.

    If you wish to add or delete classes after registering, please call the OLLI office at 413 236 2190.

    Class registration fees:
    $50 for 1 course
    $95 for 2 or 3 courses
    $125 for 4 or more courses within a semester

OLLI's Summer Two Semester of Online Courses

July 19 to August 27, 2021
Classes run weekly for 90-120 minutes.

The Summer Two semester was founded and is generously co-sponsored by Steve Tobin and Lenny Tabs.

Expand your mind in the summertime with OLLI at BCC's live, interactive, online courses running over Zoom (and one in-person and outdoors!)  From quantum theory to Bill Murray, no tests, no grades, no prerequisites (except OLLI at BCC membership), just learning for the love of learning. 

Simply click on the links below to learn more about our exciting semester of courses.

Register securely online here or call 413.236.2190 (Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm Eastern) to register by phone with a credit card, or with any questions you may have. To sign up for OLLI courses, you must be an OLLI at BCC member. (Not a member yet? Join here and try us out with a $30 summer membership. )

OLLI Summer Two Semester-at-a-Glance 

Click on the course names to read more about them.


10:00 – 11:30 am Today's Headlines | Steven Tobin


10:00 – 11:30 am The Art of Song: A Thousand Years of Singing |Brian Hailes

2:30 – 4:30 pm Tuesdays at the Movies: Bill Murray Howard Arkans


10:00 – 11:30 am Quantum Theory: Still Crazy After All These Years | Bill Wootters

2:30 – 4:00 pm Hot Topics | Multiple Presenters


10:00 am - 12:00 pm Modernist Canadian Art: The Group of Seven and Beyond | Ralph Pearson

2:30 – 4:00 pm Porch of the Maidens: Six Short Stories and a Novella | Richard Matturro


10:00 – 11:30 am Science Conversations | Hank Gold

3:30 – 5:00 pm (NOTE TIME CHANGE) International Folk Dancing | Elaine Sohn  ONLY 2 SLOTS AVAILABLE!

Not sure which classes you want to take? Sign up for one or more Flexpasses, which allow you to attend six individual class sessions of your choice within a semester, as long as the class is not full. Click here to learn more about Flexpasses.

Course fees are $50 for one course, $95 for two or three, and $125 for four or more courses within a semester. Each Flexpass counts as one course. Click here to register online. Needs-based partial scholarships are also available. For more information on scholarships, email Executive Director Megan Whilden.

Schedule conflicts? No worries. Our online courses are recorded, unless otherwise noted. If the live schedule does not work for you, or if you miss a session or two, you can request a link to the recording and watch it at your convenience.

Questions? Contact us at or 413.236.2190. We look forward to hearing from you!

The Summer Two semester is generously co-sponsored by Steve Tobin and Lenny Tabs.

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