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

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


    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, January 19, 2021
        • 9:30 AM (EST)
        • Wednesday, March 03, 2021
        • 5:00 PM (EST)
        • Online
        Register


        OLLI's Winter Semester of Online Courses

        January 19 to March 5, 2021
        Classes run six weeks (except where noted)

        Enjoy OLLI at BCC's live, interactive, online 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 securely 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 courses, you must be an OLLI annual member. (Not a member yet? Join here! )

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

        MONDAYS BEGINNING JANUARY 25

        TUESDAYS BEGINNING JANUARY 19
        THURSDAYS BEGINNING JANUARY 21
        FRIDAYS BEGINNING JANUARY 22

        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 in 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, call Executive Director Megan Whilden at 413.236.2192.

        Schedule conflicts? No worries! All but one of our winter classes (M103: Russia is the exception) are recorded. 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 olli@berkshirecc.edu or 413.236.2190. We look forward to seeing you online!

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


        OLLI's 11th annual Art Show is online this year! We're kicking it off with a festive online opening reception on

        Saturday, January 30th, at 2pm EST
        Online via Zoom | to RSVP click here

        Free and open to all!

        Enjoy artwork created by 46 OLLI at BCC members in a variety of media including photography, painting, drawing, sculpture, mixed media, fabric art and more.

        This year's artists include:

        Alan Metzger

        Alan Rubin

        Amelia Berg

        Art Alpert

        Austin Porter

        Carol Fryd

        Charles Hochbaum

        Claudia Shuster

        David Hagerty

        Elna Nugent

        Erika Crofut

        Helga S. Orthofer

        Howard Shapiro

        Jane McWhorter

        Jane Salata

        Joan Flesch

        Joan Gluck

        Joan L. Davidson

        Judith Fox-Goldstein

        Judy Seaman

        Karen Erickson

        Larry Frankel

        Lee Easter

        Leslie Feldman

        Linda Hertz

        Lucia Sullivan

        Marsha Markle

        Mary Anne Carley

        Maxine Bookless

        Michael Lebowitz

        Mike Laurin

        Mike Zdeb

        Nan Bookless

        Nancy Turner Fagelman

        Neil Koreman

        Polly Kurasch

        Richard Lasner

        Ron Garfunkel

        Stephen Sariego

        Steve Rubin

        Sue Arkans

        Susan Geller

        Terry Sherman

        Valerie Bassett

        Valerie Takvorian

        Varoujan Froundjian


        Generously co-sponsored by:


        • Thursday, February 04, 2021
        • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)
        Register


        Healthcare Does Not Equal Health: Drivers of Health Inequities for Older Adults

        Presented by Dr. Lena Makaroun MD, MS 
        Center for Health Equity Research & Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare;
        Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical School

        Thursday, February 4th, 2021 at 3:30pm
        Live and online via Zoom
        Free & open to all; RSVPs required to receive link

        Issues that produce inequities in the health of older Americans damage individuals as well as communities. 

        Dr. Makaroun, a geriatrician trained at Cornell and University of California San Francisco, will elucidate these issues and respond to your questions on this timely and important topic.

        As a geriatrics health services researcher at the VA Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion and a Pepper Scholar at the University of Pittsburgh Claude D. Pepper Older American Independence Center, Dr. Makaroun studies social influences ("determinants") of health for older adults. She enjoys teaching students, residents and fellows about the unique considerations and holistic approach needed when caring for complex older adults, particularly attending to the social factors that heavily impact health and well-being for us all as we age.

        The event is free and open to all, but RSVPs are required.  Click here to RSVP.

        This event is organized by OLLI at BCC's Changing the Culture of Aging Shared Interest Group, and is co-sponsored by Berkshire SuperGenarians and Age Friendly Berkshires.

         

        • Tuesday, February 09, 2021
        • 7:00 PM (EST)
        Register



        Mistrust: A Conversation on Harnessing Technology for the Public Good

        With Ethan Zuckerman, author of the new book Mistrust: Why Losing Faith in Institutions Provides the Tools to Transform Them, and Nicholas Carr, author of the newly reissued The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to our Brains

        Tuesday, February 9th at 7pm via Zoom
        Free & open to all; RSVPs required

        Co-sponsored by 1Berkshire and the Berkshire Innovation Center

        The rise of mistrust is provoking a crisis for representative democracy—solutions lie in the endless creativity of social movements.

        Join us online February 9th for an interactive live discussion with Ethan Zuckerman, founder of the Institute for Digital Public Infrastructure at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Nicholas Carr, author, blogger and former executive editor of the Harvard Business Review. Together they will discuss the core ideas in Zuckerman’s newest book, Mistrust: Why Losing Faith in Institutions Provides the Tools to Transform Them.

        Zuckerman, who directed the Center for Civic Media at MIT from 2011-2020 has long been considered one of the leading thinkers at the intersection of technology, politics and society. In his new book, Mistrust, Zuckerman moves beyond the anger and mistrust of institutions to a set of levers – laws, markets, codes and norms – that provide tools for citizens to promote positive change in the world.

        Nicholas Carr, author of five groundbreaking books that deeply question how technology is changing our brains and reshaping our social fabric, will join Zuckerman to discuss the major propositions presented in Mistrust.

        Ethan Zuckerman has a long history of creating platforms and organizations that use technology to raise new voices. Zuckerman’s Media Cloud platform enabled scholars at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center to analyze and critique the mainline coverage of the 2016 election. Global Voices, which he co-founded with Rebecca MacKinnon in 2005, promotes free speech online across the globe. In 1999, after living in Ghana as a Fulbright scholar, Zuckerman co-founded Geekcorps, a tech Peace Corps, to assist in the transfer of technology and business skills to entrepreneurs in the developing world.

        Presented by OLLI at BCC's Tech Impact Forum.
        • Thursday, February 25, 2021
        • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)
        • Online via Zoom
        Register
         

        The OLLI Distinguished Speakers Series presents
        Berkshire Community College Professor Chris Laney on

        Are Conspiracy Theories Out to Get Us?

        Thursday, February 25, 2021

        7:00 pm
        Online via Zoom 
        Click here to register safely and securely online
        or call 413.236.2190.

        Conspiracism has been with us since the Puritans believed the Devil was conspiring with witches in Salem.  Though conspiracy theories have at times been seen as harmless or even fun, recent events show how dangerous they can be.  We’ll look briefly at the way conspiracy theories have developed in American history, and at some frameworks for recognizing conspiracism and pushing back against its most pernicious variants.


        Chris Laney teaches history at Berkshire Community College.  Alarmed by the growing trend of conspiracism in the United States, in 2009 he began teaching a course called Conspiracy Theories in American History, with an eye toward helping students develop tools to sort out real conspiracies from unsubstantiated conspiracy theories.  He lives in the Hilltowns with his family and assorted goats and chickens.

         

        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

        • Friday, February 26, 2021
        • (EST)
        • Tuesday, March 02, 2021
        • 11:30 PM (EST)
        • Online
        Register


        The OLLI at BCC Special Events Committee presents

        The Sarasota Ballet Online
        George Balanchine's Donizetti Variations
        &
        Ricardo Graziano's Amorosa

        $30 OLLI at BCC Members/$35 Non-Members

        Tickets include access to the performance online exclusively from February 26 through March 2nd, 2021 and an exclusive live online talkback on Wednesday, March 3rd at 3:30 pm EST

        To register for the performance and the Zoom talk, please click here, or call 413.236.2190 Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm to order by phone.

        REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 22nd

        The Sarasota Ballet’s expansive repertoire, coupled with the athleticism and artistry of the Company’s dancers, has brought the Company national and international acclaim. With rave reviews in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Dance Europe, Dancing Times and numerous other publications, The Sarasota Ballet has been invited to perform at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, at City Center and the Joyce Theater in New York City, and the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival in the Berkshires, Massachusetts.

        George Balanchine's Donizetti Variations

        Balanchine created Donizetti Variations, named after composer Gaetano Donizetti whose music for the opera Don Sebastian is featured in the ballet, to mark the 100th anniversary of Italy's unification. New York City Ballet premiered this "cheerful and sunny work" alongside La Sonnambula and Monumentum Pro Gesualdo in November 1960 as part of "Salute to Italy," celebrating the Italian centennial event.

        Ricardo Graziano's Amorosa
        A January 2019 ballet by The Sarasota Ballet's Resident Choreographer Ricardo Graziano, Amorosa sets five couples clad in crimson and black to extracts from Antonio Vivaldi's Cello Concertos. This performance marks the first occasion for which Amorosa has been performed since its World Premiere.

        To register for the performance and the Zoom talk, please click here, or call 413.236.2190 Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm to order by phone.


        Please note: the recording will no longer be available after 11:59 PM EST on March 2nd.

        • Monday, March 15, 2021
        • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (EDT)
        • Online
        Register


        The OLLI at BCC Special Events Committee presents

        Tasting Teas in Real Time with Master Tea Blender Michael Harney

        Online via Zoom on Monday, March 15 at 3pm Eastern

        Tickets are $12 for OLLI at BCC Members and $18 for Non-Members & include a tea sampler mailed to you!

        Master Tea Blender for 30 years and buyer Michael Harney of Harney & Sons will share his love of tea with you over Zoom.

        To register for the tasting, please click here or call 413.236.2190 Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm to register by phone. Early registration encouraged!

        After registering, Harney & Sons will mail you four tea samples:

        • White Vanilla Grapefruit
        • Japanese Sencha
        • Pomegranate Oolong
        • Hot Cinnamon Spice

        All you'll need to provide is hot water and cups for the live Zoom tasting on Monday, March 15th, when Michael Harney will guide you through an expert tasting of each of the four teas.

        REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS MARCH 3rd

        To register for the tasting, please click here.




      Past events

      Tuesday, January 12, 2021 Meet the Lawyer for Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Conversation with Fred Gray
      Friday, January 08, 2021 The Jewish World of Elvis Presley: A Book Talk
      Wednesday, January 06, 2021 Age Friendly Health Systems
      Tuesday, January 05, 2021 Covid-19: Where We Are, Where We Are Going
      Monday, December 21, 2020 OLLI Winter Solstice Member Get-Together
      Friday, December 18, 2020 Holiday Getaway Cabaret!
      Thursday, December 17, 2020 Winter Online Open House
      Wednesday, December 09, 2020 Online Lecture on Ground/Work at the Clark Art Institute
      Monday, December 07, 2020 Inspiring Forgiveness: A Conversation with Author Barbara Bonner
      Tuesday, December 01, 2020 Solar Eclipses: Sometimes Local and Always Spectacular
      Thursday, November 19, 2020 The Thanksgiving Play
      Friday, November 13, 2020 The 2020 Elections: What They Tell Us About Our Democracy
      Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Don Quixote, or How to Live Life as a Dream
      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
      Thursday, September 24, 2020 Transformative Technologies & Their Effects on Work & Society
      Monday, September 21, 2020 OLLI Fall 2020 Online Semester
      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)
      Tuesday, January 14, 2020 OLLI Winter 2020 Semester
      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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