Summer One 2022 OLLI Semester

  • Tuesday, May 31, 2022
  • Tuesday, June 28, 2022
  • Online and In-Person

Registration

(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 One Semester of Courses
May 31 - June 24, 2022

Expand your mind with OLLI at BCC's fascinating courses offered online via Zoom and/or in-person in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts this spring.  No tests, no grades, no prerequisites (except OLLI at BCC membership), just learning for the love of learning. 

Online registration is closed. To register for summer classes, please call the OLLI office at 413.236.2190. To sign up for OLLI courses, you need to be an OLLI at BCC member. (Not a member yet? Join here. )

OLLI Summer One Semester-at-a-Glance 


Tuesdays

11:30 am – 1:00 pm  Mitch Albom’s Tuesdays With Morrie | John Trainor | In-person at Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield MA   Limited Registration: 20

1:30 – 3:00 pm  Science, Sex, and the Secrets of the Universe: Three Prize-Winning Plays | Philip Pechukas and Barbara Waldinger | Hybrid - both Online and In-person at Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield MA  

3:30 – 5:00 pm  The Poetry of Animals: What They Teach Us and How They Help Us Heal | Jerri Chaplin | In-person at Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield MA   Limited Registration: 30

Wednesdays

9:30 - 11:00 am  William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing | Ann Berman Online 

11:30 am – 1:00 pm  Today’s Headlines | Len Tabs | Online  

2:00 – 3:30 pm  Recreational Mathematics | Andy Pauker Online 

Thursdays

9:30 – 11:00 am  In the Steps of Melville: Hiking in the Berkshires | John Dickson | In-person at various locations in Berkshire County, MA  CLOSED- AT CAPACITY!

11:00 am – 12:30 pm  Berkshire Galleries | Chelly Sterman | In-person at various locations in Berkshire County, MA   CLOSED- AT CAPACITY!

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm  Science Conversations | Peter Bluhm and Tony Segal | Online 

Fridays

10:00 – 11:30 am  Music in Art at the Clark | Laura Dankner | Online only or Online & In-person     Limited Registration for In-person 6/24: 40


2:30 – 4:00 pm   Honoring Our Indigenous Heritage: Native People, Plants, Pollinators | Vivian Orlowski Online 


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.

Register safely and 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. Needs-based partial scholarships are also available. For more information on scholarships, email olli@berkshirecc.edu.

Note that our online courses are recorded, unless otherwise noted.  If you cannot attend live, 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 olli@berkshirecc.edu or 413.236.2190. We look forward to hearing from you!


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