OLLI at BCC Calendar of Events

OLLI at BCC offers a wide variety of programs and events that combine fascinating learning opportunities with the chance to meet interesting, active people. All of our events and programs are organized by our members. Interested in helping? Contact the OLLI Office at 413.236.2190 about joining an OLLI committee.

Upcoming events

    • Monday, September 21, 2020
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • Thursday, November 12, 2020
    • 5:00 PM (EST)
    • Online


    OLLI's fall semester of online courses is now open for registration!

    September 21 through November 12, 2020
    Classes run six weeks (except where noted)  

    Enjoy OLLI at BCC's live, interactive courses from the comfort of your own home using the free, easy-to-use  Zoom program (we'll show you how!) No tests, no grades, no prerequisites (except OLLI membership), just learning for the love of learning. 

    Register online here or call 413.236.2190 (Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm) to register by phone with a credit card, or with any questions you may have. To sign up for OLLI couses, you must be an OLLI annual member. Not a member yet? Sign up here! 

    OLLI Fall Semester-at-a-Glance
    Click on the course names to read more about them.

    Mondays

    Tuesdays

    Wednesdays

    Thursdays

    Fridays

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

    Course fees are $50 for one, $95 for two or three, and $125 for four or more within a semester. Each Flexpass counts as one course.  Needs-based partial scholarships are available. For more information on scholarships, call Executive Director Megan Whilden at 413.236.2192.

    Classes are are held weekly, usually for 90 minutes per session, Monday through Friday, during the day. They will be recorded, so if you miss one you may watch it later. 

    Questions? Contact us at olli@berkshirecc.edu or 413.236.2190

    • Thursday, September 24, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • Thursday, November 12, 2020
    • (EST)
    • 8 sessions
    • Online
    Register


    Left to right: Professor Antony Haynes; Senator Adam Hinds; Alexis Wichowski; Ethan Zuckerman.

    Transformative Technologies and
    Their Effects on Work & Society

    Thursdays, September 24 - November 12, 2020
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EDT via Zoom

    Live & on demand: watch when convenient for you!

    New technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data, machine learning and robotics are having a major impact on the nature of work, labor markets, education, training, economic development and many other sectors across society. Harnessing these technologies for the development of the Berkshires and other rural communities across America is critical to our region’s future.

    OLLI at Berkshire Community College, in collaboration with the Berkshire Innovation Center, 1Berkshire, Williams College, the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, and Bard College at Simon's Rock, presents an eight week webinar series exploring the advent of new technologies and their effects on work and society, especially in rural regions such as the Berkshires of western Massachusetts. The series may be watched live or on demand at a time convenient to you.

    Sessions will include lectures, moderated panel discussion and participant Q&A, led by national and regional thought leaders in the subject area. Click here for resources for further reading.


    Session One, September 24 - Where Are We Now and How Did We Get Here?

    Elisabeth Reynolds | Director of the Center on the Work of the Future at MIT
    Stephen Boyd | CEO of Boyd Technologies and Board Chair of the Berkshire Innovation Center

    Session Two, October 1 - How Different Countries Respond to New Technologies

    Moderator: James Rosenstein | JSR International Consulting

    Panel:
    Professor Henric Johnson | Counselor for Science and Innovation at the Swedish Embassy in Washington DC
    MA State Senator Eric Lesser | co-author of The Future of Work: Policy Proposals for the Modern Economy
    Dr. Hyeon Yeo | Professor, the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
    Yehlin Cho | KAIST Representative of Young Engineers Honor Society

    Session Three, October 8 - Enabling Infrastructure in the U.S. to Deliver Technology Solutions

    Speaker: Matthew Dunne | Founder and Executive Director of the Center of Rural Innovation
    Moderator
    : Massachusetts State Senator Adam Hinds

    Panelists:
    Rep. Smitty Pignatelli | State Representative for Southern Berkshire County

    Jonathan Butler | CEO, 1Berkshire

    Jim Lovejoy | Selectman, Mt. Washington, MA
    Barbara Malkas | Superintendent of Schools, North Adams, Mass.

    Session Four, October 15 - The Future of Smart Manufacturing

    Speaker: Farhad Vazehgoo | Acting Director, Advanced Manufacturing Programs, MassTech

    Moderator: Douglas Crane | Founder and Managing Principal, New Dalton Group

    Panel:
    Jeffrey Morse | Roll-to-Roll Fabrication Director, UMASS Amherst Institute for Applied Life Sciences

    Justin McKennon | Principal Scientist, Electro Magnetic Applications
    Brianna Schaeffer | Vice President of Program Development, Boyd Technologies

    Session Five, October 22 - The Future of Education

    Speaker: Carla Meskill | Professor of Educational Technology, SUNY Albany

    Moderator: Ellen Kennedy | President of Berkshire Community College

    Panel:

    Tyler DeWitt | Online Educator
    Maud Mandel | President of Williams College
    Jake Eberwein | Berkshire County Educational Task Force

    Session Six, October 29 - The Future of Healthcare

    Speaker:  Michael Miller, MD | Health Care and Life Sciences Policy Consultant

    Moderator:  Gordon Josephson, MD

    Panel

    Christopher D. Sprowl, MD | Interim Medical Director, Community Health Programs
    William Young | Chief Information Officer at Berkshire Health Systems

    Joe Diver | Director of Digital Transformation at Baystate Health

    Session Seven, November 5 - The Societal Impact of These Technologies

    Speaker – Alexis Wichowski | Deputy Chief Technology Officer, NYC and author of The Information Trade

    Moderator – Gerol Petruzella | MCLA Professor and Associate Director of Academic Technology

    Antony Haynes | Director of Cybersecurity and Privacy Law, Albany Law School
    Ethan Zuckerman | Director of the Institute for Digital Public Infrastructure at UMass Amherst and author of Rewire and Digital Cosmopolitans
    Nicholas Carr | author

    Session Eight, November 12 - Where Do We Go From Here?

    Speaker - Jim Fallows and Deborah Fallows | co-author of Our Towns    
    Moderator - Ben Lamb | 1Berkshire

    Panel

    Laura Brennan | Senior Planner, Berkshire Regional Planning Commission
    Ben Sosne | Executive Director, Berkshire Innovation Center
    Carrie Holland | Operations, Strategy, and Project Execution Lead, Mill Town Capital


    Registration for the full series is $80 for 1Berkshire and Berkshire Innovation Center members, and $110 for the general public (includes a one year OLLI at BCC membership.) 

    Registration is free for students, staff and faculty at Berkshire Community College, Williams College, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, and Bard College at Simon's Rock, as well as for WIC, EBT/SNAP and ConnectorCare card holders.

    OLLI at BCC members should register via the Fall semester registration form found here.

    Presented by:


    • Saturday, November 07, 2020
    • (EST)
    • Saturday, February 27, 2021
    • (EST)
    • 5 sessions
    • Online via Zoom
    Register


    Reading Henry James
    with James Kraft

    Saturdays, November 7, 2020- February 27, 2021
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm  

    Online via Zoom: registration required

    Longtime OLLI instructor James Kraft will lead a new monthly course entitled "Reading Henry James," starting on Saturday, November 7th at 3pm, and continuing monthly on Saturdays at 3pm through February 27.


    Registration is $50 for OLLI at BCC members, and $65 for non-members.  Click here to register. 

    Considered one of the greatest writers in English, Henry James is known for his psychological insight into his characters, and for his provocative prose.  The prose is considered to have three phases: early narratives that are accessible portraits of his time; more challenging narratives and prose called the middle periods; the late and complex style that embodies his most challenging perceptions.  The discussion will examine the three phases in the reading of James's major novels and tales.

    Reading Schedule:

    • Saturday 11/7/20: The Europeans (1878) & Daisy Miller (1878)

      • Note-- there are excellent film adaptations of both:  "The Europeans" (1979) directed by Merchant and Ivory and starring Lee Remick; "Daisy Miller" (1974) directed by Peter Bogdanovich and starring Cybill Shepherd
        • Saturday 12/5/20: The Portrait of a Lady (1880)

        This was adapted into a 1998 film directed by Jane Campion and starring Nicole Kidman, John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Park, Christian Bale, John Gielgud and many others

        Please read again any work that you have already read.  A second reading of James is a different and exciting experience.  NOTE: Henry James is not a quick read; we recommend starting the readings well in advance of the discussion session.

        Reading Henry James is led by longtime OLLI literature instructor James Kraft, who attended Princeton, King’s College, Cambridge University, and Fordham.  He has a doctorate in literature and has taught at the University of Virginia, Université Laval in Quebec City, and Wesleyan in Connecticut.  He was assistant director of the Whitney Museum for eight years, and now teaches at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College and at the New York Society Library in New York City.

        In addition to the above films that supplement the readings, there are several other film adaptations of Henry James--

        • "The Innocents" (1961) based on "The Turn of the Screw"-- directed by Jack Clayton and starring Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave and Megs Jenkins
        • "The Heiress" (1949) based on "Washington Square"-- directed by William Wyler and starring Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift and Ralph Richardson
        • "What Maisey Knew" (2012)-- directed by Scott McGehee and David Siegel, and starring Julianne Moore, Alexander Skardsgard, Onata Aprile and more
        • "The Wings of the Dove" (1997)-- directed by Iain Softley and starring Helena Bonham Carter, Linus Roache and Alison Elliot
        • "The Golden Bowl" (2000)-- directed by James Ivory and starring Kate Beckinsale, Nick Nolte, Anjelica Huston, Uma Thurman and more
        • Tuesday, November 10, 2020
        • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)
        • Online via Zoom
        Register
         

        The OLLI Distinguished Speakers Series presents
        Amherst College Professor Ilan Stavans on

        Don Quixote:

        How to Live Life as a Dream

        Tuesday, November 10, 2020
        7:00 pm  
        Online via Zoom 
        Click here to register safely and securely online
        or call 413.236.2190.

        Miguel de Cervantes’ Don Quixote of La Mancha (1605-1615) is more than the first and best modern novel; it is also a manual on how to live life. Find out why and how to use it.


        Ilan Stavans is the internationally renowned Lewis-Sebring Professor of Humanities, Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College, publisher of Restless Books, a writer and editor, and host of NPR's podcast "In Contrast." The recipient of numerous international awards and honors, his work, translated into twenty languages, has been adapted to film, TV, theater, and radio. His many books include Quixote: The Novel and the World (Norton, 2015), The Seventh Heaven: Travels through Jewish Latin America (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019), and the upcoming Popol Vuh: A Retelling (Restless Books, 2020).

         Admission is $10 for OLLI at BCC and Berkshire Museum members, and $15 for the general public.  Admission is free for Berkshire Community College students, youth 17 and under, and those holding WIC, EBT/SNAP, or ConnectorCare cards.

        Pre-registration is required. Click here to register safely and securely online or call 413.236.2190.

        In Partnership with the Berkshire Museum


        • Thursday, November 19, 2020
        • 7:30 PM (EST)
        • Sunday, November 22, 2020
        • 7:29 PM (EST)
        • Online
        Register


        Good intentions collide with absurd assumptions in this wickedly funny satire.

        Online Performance November 19-22, 2020
        Written by Larissa FastHorse (Sicangu Lakota Nation)
        Directed by Talya Kingston

        plus exclusive live online discussion!

        Tickets available through OLLI at BCC.
        Click here to order or call 413.236.2190.
        $13/OLLI at BCC members/$15 non-members

        In this fast-paced satire by recent MacArthur Genius Grant recipient Larissa FastHorse (Sicangu Lakota Nation), good intentions collide with absurd assumptions. A troupe of white liberal teaching artists scramble to devise a grade school theatre performance that somehow manages to celebrate Turkey Day while also honoring Native American Heritage Month.

        "Very, very funny...something for which to be truly thankful." - The Hollywood Reporter

        "The familiar, whitewashed story of Pilgrims and Native Americans chowing down together gets a delicious roasting from expert farceurs." - 
        The New York Times

        WAM Theatre is honored to be connected with The Mohican Tribe (traditional stewards of the land on which we reside) who will be providing an introduction and cultural context to this production.

        The Thanksgiving Play will be presented as a dynamic, creatively designed, digital production. After you have purchased your ticket here or by calling 413.236.2190, the performance will be available for you to enjoy online from November 19 at 7:30 pm Eastern until November 22 at 7:29 pm Eastern Time.

        REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, November 12th at 9am Eastern.


        • Saturday, January 30, 2021
        • 2:00 PM (EST)
        • Online
        Register

        Save the date!

        OLLI's 11th annual Art Show will be held online this year and kicks off with a festive online opening reception on

        Saturday, January 30th, 2020

        The Call for Artists is open until November 20th! OLLI's annual art show is open to all OLLI members and a variety of media including photography, painting, drawing, sculpture, mixed media, fabric art and more.

      Past events

      Saturday, October 24, 2020 Polls and the Presidential Election
      Saturday, October 17, 2020 Roe: An Online Play
      Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Stephen Miller, Trump Rallies & The White Nationalist Agenda
      Wednesday, October 07, 2020 The Supreme Court's Recent Religion Cases
      Saturday, October 03, 2020 Up From Ghosting: Susan Dworkin & Barbara Greenbaum in Conversation
      Thursday, October 01, 2020 Transformative Technologies: The International View
      Wednesday, September 30, 2020 We're Better Than This: A Conversation with Maya Rockeymoore Cummings
      Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Autonomy: The Quest to Build the Driverless Car & How it Will Reshape our World
      Friday, September 11, 2020 Spirit Voices: Art, Culture and Myths from the First Nations of the Northwest Coast
      Thursday, September 10, 2020 Fall 2020 Online Open House
      Wednesday, September 02, 2020 The Death of Expertise: Professor Tom Nichols on the Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why It Matters
      Wednesday, August 26, 2020 Dinner-To-Go and Cooking Session with Chez Nous Bistro
      Wednesday, August 19, 2020 The Madman Theory: CNN's Jim Sciutto & Politico's Daniel Lippman Discuss Trump's Foreign Policy
      Wednesday, August 12, 2020 Full Speed Ahead: Back to the Moon!
      Tuesday, August 04, 2020 For the Good of the Game: A Conversation with Former Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig
      Sunday, July 26, 2020 The Future of Classical Music: Spotlight on Young Artists Series
      Monday, July 13, 2020 OLLI Summer II Online Semester
      Thursday, July 09, 2020 An Online Conversation with CNN's Jim Acosta
      Wednesday, July 08, 2020 Growing Stronger Together: A Berkshire SuperGenarian Forum
      Thursday, July 02, 2020 Summer II Online Open House
      Thursday, June 25, 2020 Mona Sherman Memorial Lecture Featuring Author David Frum
      Wednesday, June 17, 2020 The Policing of Black People in Public Spaces: An Old Trend That Legislation Has The Power To Stop
      Wednesday, June 10, 2020 Who Stole My Pension? An Online Conversation
      Monday, June 01, 2020 Resilience in the Face of COVID-19
      Monday, June 01, 2020 OLLI June 2020 Semester Online!
      Friday, May 22, 2020 OLLI Annual Membership Meeting
      Saturday, April 18, 2020 Postponed-- Susan B Anthony Birthplace Museum
      Monday, April 13, 2020 OLLI Spring 2020 Semester Online!
      Thursday, April 02, 2020 POSTPONED -- Melville's Arrowhead and Moby-Dick
      Tuesday, March 24, 2020 OLLI Columbia County Outreach
      Saturday, March 14, 2020 POSTPONED: Free Community Theatre Workshop: New Date TBD
      Thursday, March 12, 2020 POSTPONED: Spring Open House: New date TBD
      Wednesday, March 04, 2020 Sarasota Double Scoop
      Sunday, March 01, 2020 CLOSED: OLLI Creative Aging Exhibit at Pittsfield City Hall
      Monday, February 10, 2020 Playreading Group: Enid Bagnold's "The Chalk Garden"
      Wednesday, January 22, 2020 Foreign Film SIG: The Bicycle Thieves (Ladri di bicciclette)
      Saturday, January 11, 2020 OLLI Creative Aging Reception
      Thursday, January 09, 2020 Changing Aging Shared Interest Group
      Friday, December 20, 2019 Playreading Group: Gore Vidal's "The Best Man"
      Friday, December 20, 2019 "Speed French"
      Thursday, December 19, 2019 Changing Aging Shared Interest Group
      Thursday, December 12, 2019 OLLI Winter Open House
      Wednesday, November 06, 2019 Sports & Culture: Race, Class & Gender
      Thursday, October 31, 2019 The Seine: The River That Made Paris
      Sunday, October 27, 2019 OLLI Theater Party at WAM, Pipeline
      Thursday, October 24, 2019 OLLI Creative Aging Reception in Boston
      Sunday, October 13, 2019 OLLI Theatre Brunch
      Saturday, October 05, 2019 Franklin Roosevelt in the Winter of 1940: The Storm Begins
      Saturday, September 28, 2019 Music Classes with Berkshire Music School
      Monday, September 23, 2019 Murder, Mayhem and Mystery: A Book Club
      Friday, September 20, 2019 OLLI Theater Party at Shakespeare & Company, Time Stands Still
      Monday, September 16, 2019 OLLI Fall 2019 Semester
      Friday, September 13, 2019 Berkshire Theatre Critics Panel Revisited
      Thursday, September 12, 2019 OLLI 25th Anniversary Gala
      Wednesday, September 04, 2019 Four Fat Fowl Artisan Creamery Tour & Lunch
      Tuesday, August 27, 2019 OLLI Opera Party at The Berkshire Opera Festival, Don Pasquale
      Tuesday, August 27, 2019 OLLI Fall Open House
      Wednesday, August 21, 2019 A New Mexico?
      Thursday, August 15, 2019 Living Longer, Living Better: Changing the Culture of Aging
      Tuesday, August 13, 2019 OLLI Theater Party at Shakespeare & Company, The Children
      Friday, August 09, 2019 10th Annual OLLI Art Show
      Wednesday, August 07, 2019 Bus Trip to the New Skete Monasteries, Cambridge NY
      Wednesday, July 31, 2019 The Bauhaus in America and Herbert Bayer's Harvard Murals
      Monday, July 29, 2019 OLLI Theater Party at Berkshire Theatre Group, Skin of Our Teeth
      Friday, July 19, 2019 Telling Your Story: OLLI Students Perform!
      Monday, July 15, 2019 High Lawn Farm Behind-the-Scenes Tour July 15th
      Sunday, July 14, 2019 OLLI England Trip: Shakespeare in the Tudor Age
      Thursday, July 11, 2019 A Chester Duet: Theatre and Lunch!
      Wednesday, July 10, 2019 Showdown: Donald Trump, Congressional Investigations and the Spector of Impeachment in the Air
      Monday, July 08, 2019 OLLI Midsummer 2019 Encore Semester
      Tuesday, July 02, 2019 They Mobbed The Joint! OLLI Tour of Berkshire Downs & Lunch
      Saturday, June 29, 2019 Papa Haydn: Without Him - No Classical Music
      Thursday, June 27, 2019 OLLI Theatre Party: Williamstown Theatre Festival, A Raisin In The Sun
      Thursday, June 20, 2019 An Evening at Jacob's Pillow with Ballet BC
      Thursday, June 13, 2019 OLLI Faculty Appreciation Party
      Monday, June 10, 2019 OLLI Volunteer Leadership Academy
      Saturday, June 08, 2019 Call for OLLI Artists!
      Tuesday, June 04, 2019 OLLI Theater Party at Barrington Stage, Hold These Truths
      Monday, June 03, 2019 OLLI June 2019 Semester
      Wednesday, May 29, 2019 Bus Trip to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston
      Friday, May 24, 2019 OLLI Annual Meeting & Mona Sherman Memorial Lecture
      Saturday, May 11, 2019 The Constitution Under Stress with Tom Gerety
      Saturday, April 27, 2019 Successful Aging with Dr. Ben Liptzin
      Tuesday, April 16, 2019 OLLI Spring 2019 Semester
      Thursday, April 04, 2019 Free Community Theatre Workshop with Williamstown Theatre Festival
      Tuesday, March 26, 2019 OLLI Spring Open House
      Monday, March 25, 2019 OLLI Town Hall with State Senator Adam Hinds
      Friday, March 22, 2019 Nonprofit Board Training & 'Speed Dating'
      Thursday, February 28, 2019 The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art Tour & Lunch
      Thursday, January 17, 2019 Free Williamstown Theatre Festival Workshop
      Tuesday, January 15, 2019 OLLI Winter 2019 Semester
      Monday, December 17, 2018 Villages in the Berkshires Information Session
      Wednesday, December 12, 2018 OLLI Winter Open House
      Wednesday, November 07, 2018 OLLI University Day: 1968 Around the World
      Saturday, October 20, 2018 Alan Chartock on the 2018 Midterm Elections
      Sunday, October 14, 2018 OLLI's Annual Theatre Brunch
      Friday, October 12, 2018 "We Are Staying" Book Talk & Signing
      Sunday, September 30, 2018 Celebrating Arline Breskin
      Thursday, September 20, 2018 OLLI Fall 2018 Semester
      Monday, September 17, 2018 OLLI England Trip Open House
      Sunday, September 16, 2018 Monthly Book Group with James Kraft
      Thursday, September 06, 2018 Daytrip to Albany Institute of Art & History
      Wednesday, August 29, 2018 Shakespeare's Relevance in these Troubled Times
      Tuesday, August 28, 2018 OLLI Theater Party at Shakespeare & Company, Mothers & Sons
      Thursday, August 23, 2018 Daytrip to the Storm King Art Center
      Tuesday, August 21, 2018 OLLI Fall Open House
      Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Russian Culture & Cuisine: From Peter the Great to the Present
      Tuesday, August 14, 2018 1968: Fifty Years Later UNIVERSITY DAY
      Thursday, August 09, 2018 Lapsed OLLI Member Focus Group
      Tuesday, August 07, 2018 High Lawn Farm Behind-the-Scenes Tour August 7th
      Monday, August 06, 2018 Tiny House Factory+Giant Mill in North Adams
      Thursday, August 02, 2018 OLLI Theater Party at Chester Theatre Company, Mary's Wedding Matinee
      Friday, July 27, 2018 Not-Yet-An-OLLI Member Focus Group
      Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Edith Wharton's Lenox: Six Local Places Where Edith Wharton's Presence Still Radiates
      Wednesday, July 25, 2018 North County OLLI Member Focus Group
      Tuesday, July 24, 2018 An Afternoon with the Berkshire Opera Festival
      Thursday, July 19, 2018 Central County OLLI Member Focus Group
      Tuesday, July 17, 2018 OLLI Theater Party at Barrington Stage, Dolls House 2
      Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Update on Recent Supreme Court Rulings on Gerrymandering & the Right to Vote
      Tuesday, July 17, 2018 CANCELLED: High Lawn Farm Behind-the-Scenes Tour July 17th
      Monday, July 16, 2018 South County OLLI Member Focus Group
      Tuesday, July 10, 2018 Mystic Seaport Tour Bus Trip
      Saturday, June 30, 2018 Leonard Bernstein at 100: A Talk with Professor Jeremy Yudkin
      Wednesday, June 27, 2018 OLLI Faculty Appreciation Party
      Tuesday, June 26, 2018 OLLI Theater Party at Berkshire Theatre Group, Church and State
      Tuesday, June 26, 2018 SOLD OUT:High Lawn Farm Behind-the-Scenes Tour #2
      Thursday, June 21, 2018 An Evening at Jacob's Pillow with the Royal Danish Ballet
      Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Free! Behind-the-Scenes Tanglewood Preview
      Tuesday, June 12, 2018 SOLD OUT: High Lawn Farm Behind-the-Scenes Tour
      Monday, June 11, 2018 OLLI Volunteer Leadership Academy
      Saturday, June 09, 2018 Music Changes the Brain: A Neuroscientist's View
      Monday, June 04, 2018 Teaching for OLLI: A Free Course
      Monday, June 04, 2018 OLLI Summer 2018 Semester
      Friday, June 01, 2018 Play Ball! Picnic Dinner & Baseball
      Thursday, May 31, 2018 Art in Bennington Daytrip
      Friday, May 25, 2018 SOLD OUT: OLLI Annual Meeting & Katy Tur Talk
      Thursday, May 17, 2018 OLLI at 3rd.Thursdays!
      Thursday, May 10, 2018 FREE Williamstown Theatre Festival Community Workshop
      Saturday, May 05, 2018 Navigating Climate Change in Uncertain Times
      Saturday, April 21, 2018 Cellblock Art: Set Free in the Penitentiary
      Thursday, April 12, 2018 OLLI Spring 2018 Semester
      Thursday, March 22, 2018 OLLI Spring Open House
      Tuesday, March 20, 2018 The Elling Eide Center Private Tour and Lunch - March 20th, 2018
      Tuesday, March 13, 2018 The Elling Eide Center Private Tour and Lunch - March 13th, 2018
      Friday, January 12, 2018 OLLI Winter 2018 Semester
      Wednesday, December 13, 2017 OLLI Downhill Skiing Group
      Wednesday, December 06, 2017 OLLI Winter Open House
      Wednesday, November 08, 2017 OLLI University Day: Criminal Justice Reform
      Sunday, November 05, 2017 Reading Willa Cather with James Kraft
      Saturday, October 21, 2017 How Digital and Social Media Have Disrupted Journalism
      Sunday, October 15, 2017 OLLI's Annual Theatre Brunch
      Sunday, October 08, 2017 Celebrating Arthur Sherman Luncheon
      Saturday, September 16, 2017 The Honesty of Hoax: Stories Behind the Consumption of Counterfeits
      Thursday, September 14, 2017 OLLI Fall 2017 Semester
      Thursday, September 07, 2017 OLLI Mentoring for Success Meeting
      Wednesday, September 06, 2017 Meet Memoir Writing Instructor Vivian Dorsel
      Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Sex, Science, Society and Reproduction
      Tuesday, August 29, 2017 Historic Wahconah Park Guided Tour & Lunch
      Wednesday, August 23, 2017 Seven: A Staged Reading
      Tuesday, August 22, 2017 OLLI Theater Party at Berkshire Theatre Group, Zoo Story
      Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Economic Myths, Realities, and Opportunities
      Wednesday, August 09, 2017 OLLI University Day
      Monday, August 07, 2017 Writing with Pictures Class
      Thursday, August 03, 2017 OLLI Theater Party at Shakespeare & Company, Intimate Apparel
      Friday, July 21, 2017 OLLI Theater Party at Chester Theatre Company, Skeleton Crew
      Tuesday, July 18, 2017 OLLI Bus Trip to JFK Library & Edward Kennedy Center for the Senate
      Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Drones: The Sky Isn't the Limit!
      Tuesday, July 11, 2017 OLLI Theater Party at Barrington Stage, Ragtime
      Tuesday, July 11, 2017 An Afternoon with the Berkshire Opera Festival
      Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Faculty Appreciation Cocktail Party
      Thursday, June 22, 2017 An Evening at Jacob's Pillow with the Miami City Ballet
      Saturday, June 17, 2017 The Beatles & Classical Music: A Talk with Professor Jeremy Yudkin
      Saturday, June 03, 2017 Patient Safety: How to Avoid Being Harmed by Healthcare
      Friday, June 02, 2017 OLLI Summer 2017 Classes
      Thursday, June 01, 2017 Free Behind-the-Scenes Tanglewood Tour
      Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Berkshire Carousel Guided Tour & Lunch
      Wednesday, May 24, 2017 OLLI Annual Meeting & Cokie Roberts Talk
      Saturday, April 29, 2017 New Directions for Jacob's Pillow with Director Pamela Tatge
      Saturday, April 22, 2017 Up From Stardom Staged Reading & Reception
      Saturday, April 15, 2017 Landscapes of the Clark with Director Olivier Meslay
      Wednesday, April 12, 2017 OLLI Spring 2017 Semester
      Wednesday, March 29, 2017 OLLI Spring Open House
      Wednesday, March 08, 2017 Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium Tour & Lunch
      Friday, February 24, 2017 Smartphone Photography Workshop/Great Barrington
      Thursday, February 23, 2017 Williamstown Theatre Festival Community Workshop
      Monday, February 06, 2017 Smartphone Photography Workshop/Pittsfield
      Saturday, January 28, 2017 Winter Bookbinding Workshop
      Wednesday, December 14, 2016 OLLI Winter Open House
      Friday, December 09, 2016 One Month Later: Making Sense of the 2016 Election
      Thursday, November 03, 2016 Free Workshop with Williamstown Theatre Festival
      Sunday, October 16, 2016 OLLI's Annual Theatre Brunch
      Saturday, October 01, 2016 Trends in Philanthropy: Here, Nationally, Worldwide
      Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Introduction to Western Square Dancing
      Monday, September 12, 2016 OLLI 2016 Fall Course Registration
      Tuesday, September 06, 2016 OLLI Bus Trip to the New Britain Museum of American Art and the Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington, CT
      Sunday, September 04, 2016 Seventh Annual OLLI Art Show
      Saturday, September 03, 2016 OLLI Art Show Reception & Silent Auction
      Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Confronting Climate Change: A Talk by Williams College Professor Ralph Bradburd
      Wednesday, August 24, 2016 OLLI Fall Open House
      Saturday, August 20, 2016 A Taste of Korea
      Wednesday, August 17, 2016 OLLI University Day
      Tuesday, July 26, 2016 Play Ball! - Pittsfield Suns Baseball Game.
      Wednesday, July 20, 2016 The 2008 Financial Crisis: The Federal Reserve's Resolve
      Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Some Fascinating Stories Behind Windsor Mountain School
      Saturday, July 02, 2016 Haydn Behind Beethoven
      Saturday, June 25, 2016 Situating Stigma: Mental Health in News and Social Media
      Thursday, June 23, 2016 Jacob's Pillow featuring ASPEN SANTA FE BALLET
      Wednesday, June 01, 2016 From Hard Rock to Hospitality
      Tuesday, May 31, 2016 A Day at the Pittsfield Airport
      Saturday, May 07, 2016 Mum Bett and her Quest
      Sunday, February 21, 2016 OLLI 2016 Spring Course Registration




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