OLLI at BCC Special Events & Programs

OLLI at BCC offers a wide variety of programs and events that combine fascinating learning opportunities with the opportunity to meet great people.  Some are for members only, others are open to the public, but OLLI members receive special discounts.

All of our events and programs are organized by our members. Interested in helping? Contact the OLLI Office 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.






    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

    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 - Where are we now and how did we get here?

    Elizabeth Reynolds | Director of the Center on the Work of the Future at MIT
    Stephen Boyd | President of Boyd Technology and the Berkshire Innovation Center

    Session Two - How Different Countries Respond to New Technologies

    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 at George Mason University and consultant to the World Economic Forum on technology

    Session Three - Enabling infrastructure in the US to deliver technology solutions

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

    Rep. Smitty Pignatelli | State Representative for Southern Berkshire County

    Jonathan Butler | CEO, 1Berkshire

    Jim Lovejoy | Selectman, Mt. Washington, MA

    Session Four - The Future of Smart Manufacturing

    to be announced

    Session Five - The Future of Education

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

    Moderator: Ellen Kennedy | President of Berkshire Community College


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

    Session Six - The Future of Healthcare

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

    Moderator:  Gordon Josephson, MD


      Christopher D. Sprowl, MD | Interim Medical Director, Community Health PR

      William Young | Chief Information Officer at Berkshire Health Systems

       Joe Diver | Director of Digital Transformation at Baystate Health

      Session Seven - 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

      Anthony Haynes | SUNY Albany Law School Professor
      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 - Where do we go from here?

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


      Laura Brennan | Berkshire Regional Planning Commission
      Ben Sosne | Berkshire Innovation Center
      Carrie Holland | 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:

      • Wednesday, September 30, 2020
      • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (EDT)
      • Online via Zoom

      We're Better Than This
      A Conversation with Maya Rockeymoore Cummings

      on her late husband Congressman Elijah Cummings' new memoir

      Online with Berkshire County NAACP Past President Will Singleton

      Wednesday, September 30th, 7pm
      Free & online; registration required.
      in partnership with the Berkshire Eagle and the Berkshire County Branch of the NAACP & co-sponsored by Berkshire Gas

      The late Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings was known for saying “We’re better than this.”

      He said it in Baltimore, a city on the verge of explosion over police treatment of citizens.  He said it in Congress when microphones were shut down, barring free speech.  He said it when the President flaunted his power and ignored the Constitution.  He said it when the President resorted to bullying, name-calling and feeding racial divisions. We are better than this. He continued to say it until his final days last October.  He said it because he believed we must call out what is wrong and call on our better selves to make things right.

      Cummings was known for his ability to referee contentious members of Congress and reach across the aisle for the sake of justice. Since his early days in politics, Cummings proved his abilities as a leader and legal mind who could operate at the highest levels of democracy, always working with – and for – the underserved.

      Congressman Cummings' widow, Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, a political force for good in her own right, will share her memories, stories and observations about the life and legacy of Congressman Elijah Cummings, and how we can all carry forward his work.

      Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings is a consultant, a politician, and the former chair of the Maryland Democratic Party. She holds a Ph.D in political science from Purdue University, and is a fiery and compelling public speaker and fierce civil-rights advocate. She has worked on Capitol Hill for the Congressional Black Caucus, the House Ways and Means Committee, and as chief of staff for former New York Congressman Charles Rangel. In 2005, Maya joined the board of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare and was elected Board Chair in 2012, the first African American woman to hold that position. She has served on a number of other boards, including Year Up Baltimore, the Baltimore Museum of Art, National Association of Counties Financial Services Corporation, Economic Policy Institute, National Academy of Social Insurance, National Council on Aging, Sustainable Health Enterprises, and Campaign for America’s Future. She and Congressman Cummings married in 2008.

      Congressman Elijah E. Cummings was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland and died there on October 17, 2019.  He earned his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Howard University, serving as Student Government President and graduating Phi Beta Kappa, and then graduated from the University of Maryland School of Law. Congressman Cummings dedicated his life of service to uplifting and empowering the people he represented. He began his career of public service in the Maryland House of Delegates, where he served sixteen years and became the first African American in Maryland history to be named Speaker Pro Tem. First sworn in as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives in 1996, Congressman Cummings proudly represented Maryland's 7th District for over twenty years. He became Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform in 2011 and was appointed Chairman of the Committee in 2019.

      About We're Better Than This: My Fight for the Future of our Democracy

      In We’re Better Than This, Cummings details the formative moments in his life that prepared him to hold President Donald Trump accountable for his actions while in office. Cummings powerfully weaves together the urgent drama of modern-day politics and the defining stories from his past. He offers a unique perspective on how his upbringing as the son of sharecroppers in a South Baltimore neighborhood, rampant with racism and poverty, laid the foundation of a life spent fighting for justice.

      Part memoir, part call-to-action, the book goes behind the scenes with the House Democratic leadership, offering an eye-opening account of the relentless and unprecedented obstructionism by both the President and GOP. Cummings’ final words present a vital defense of how government oversight defines our collective trust and makes the case that, even in the face of our nation’s most challenging times, we must remain rooted in the politics of optimism.

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

      We are grateful to Berkshire Gas,  the Berkshire Eagle, and the Berkshire County branch of the NAACP for co-sponsoring the talk.

      • Wednesday, October 07, 2020
      • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
      • Online via Zoom

      The Supreme Court's Recent Religion Cases
      A Spirited Debate & Conversation

      Moderated by Attorney & OLLI Instructor Doug Mishkin

      Wednesday, October 7 at 6pm Eastern
      Free & online via Zoom: registration required

      Within 12 days this past summer, the U.S. Supreme Court decided three cases involving the relationship between government and religion: May a state forbid tax-supported scholarships to religious private schools? Must organizations with religious objections to contraceptive insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act give notice that they won't provide that coverage if, as a result, the coverage would then be provided another way? And are private religious schools exempt from anti-discrimination laws in employing teachers with religious responsibilities?

      Walter Weber of the American Center for Law and Justice and Richard Katsee of Americans United for Separation of Church and State are two of the nation's leading lawyers on issues of religion and the law.  Their organizations filed opposing briefs in these three cases. Join us Wednesday, October 7th at 6pm Eastern on Zoom to hear them discuss and debate these cases in a free 90 minute online conversation moderated by attorney and OLLI instructor Doug Mishkin. 

      Walter M. Weber, a New Jersey native, received his bachelor’s degree from Princeton in 1981 and his law degree from the Yale Law School in 1984. After summer internships with Americans United for Life and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Walter worked as a staff attorney with the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights (based in Milwaukee) and then Free Speech Advocates (based in Kentucky). Since 1993, he has been an attorney with the American Center for Law & Justice. Walter specializes in constitutional law, particularly the First Amendment, and focuses on appellate practice, especially in the U.S. Supreme Court. Walter recently authored his 147th Supreme Court brief. 

      Richard B. Katskee is Legal Director at Americans United for Separation of Church and State, where he litigates cases under the First Amendment’s Establishment, Free Exercise, and Free Speech Clauses. Previously, Richard was a member of the Supreme Court & Appellate practice at Mayer Brown LLP and was Deputy Director of the Program Legal Group in the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (where he led development of policy implementing federal anti-discrimination laws). Richard received his J.D. from the Yale Law School, his A.M. in political science from Harvard University, and his A.B. with highest distinction and high honors from the University of Michigan. He clerked for Judge Stephen Reinhardt on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and for Judge Guido Calabresi on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He has taught church–state law at the American University Washington College of Law and ethics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government and Harvard College. He is a member of the American Law Institute, an adviser to the Restatement of the Law: Children and the Law, and a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow. He serves on the Board of Advisors for the National Museum of American Religion and was previously on the Board of Directors for the National Center for Science Education.  

      Moderator: Douglas B. Mishkin  holds degrees from George Washington University Law School and Brown University, and is Of Counsel for Heisler, Feldman & McCormick, P.C. in Springfield, Mass, serving low and moderate income clients in cases involving tenant's rights, employee rights, employment and housing discrimination, and consumer protection cases.  His practice includes litigating landmark pro bono cases for the Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs and for Americans United for Separation of Church and State.  He also served for many years as an officer and faculty member for the National Courts and Sciences Institute, which trains judges nationwide on issues of science in the courtroom, and as a member of the George Washington University Hospital Ethics Committee.  He was the Constitution Day speaker at Bard College at Simon’s Rock (2017) and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (2016), has been interviewed on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered and CBS’ Early Show, and is the recipient of numerous Super Lawyers and similar awards from legal publications.  Mr. Mishkin is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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

      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

    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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