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

    • 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
        • Monday, December 07, 2020
        • 7:00 PM (EST)
        • Online via Zoom

        Inspiring Forgiveness

        A Conversation with Author Barbara Bonner

        Monday, December 7, 7pm EST

        Free & online! Registration required ~ click here to register.

        Just in time for the holidays, and after a contentious national election, author Barbara Bonner will discuss and read from her latest book, Inspiring Forgiveness: Poems, Quotations and True Stories to Help with Forgiving Yourself and Others. This encouraging guide—her contribution to our sometimes angry and grudge-holding world—is interactive, with participants encouraged to ask questions of Barbara during the program.

        Inspiring Forgiveness features twelve true stories of people—from the Dalai Lama and the late Congressman John Lewis to writers Margaret Atwood and Mary Oliver and more—who have endured great pain at the hands of others and have found a way to open themselves to forgiveness in its many forms. Each story is followed by extraordinary poems that speak to forgiveness as well as a collection of over 100 inspiring quotations.

        “Barbara Bonner has created a gem in her collection of poetry, quotes, and stories all meant to inspire us on our path towards understanding and achieving forgiveness.”
        ~Sharon Salzberg, author of Lovingkindness and Real Happiness

        “I knew that this book would be inspiring because all of Barbara Bonner’s books are. But I had no idea that it would take us down into the gnarly details of the process of forgiveness. Let’s face it; forgiveness is the hardest thing. And Bonner helps us understand how to actually DO it in even the most difficult of circumstances. She does not shrink from the tough stuff. I adore this book, and will, quite simply, spend the rest of my life digesting its wisdom.”
        ~Stephen Cope, author of The Great Work of Your Life

        Barbara Bonner is the author of Inspiring Generosity (2014) and Inspiring Courage (2017). She has spoken widely on the subjects of generosity and leadership and is a frequent contributor to The Huffington Post. After starting her professional life as an art historian, she has devoted her career to nonprofit management, fundraising, and philanthropy. A 30-year resident of New York City, Barbara now lives in a converted barn in the Berkshire hills of Western Massachusetts.

        By registering for this event, you acknowledge and accept that the program will be recorded and will be made available to others by OLLI at BCC.

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

        Generously sponsored by

        • Wednesday, December 09, 2020
        • 2:00 PM (EST)
        • Online

        The OLLI Special Events Committee presents 

        an Online Lecture on


        the Clark Art Institute's First Outdoor Art Exhibition

        Wednesday, December 9th, 2pm EST

        The talk will be held online via Zoom (link to be sent to registrants)
        $5 for OLLI at BCC members; $7 for non-members

        Click here to register

        Join Laura Dankner, Clark docent and OLLI member, for an online talk on the Clark Art Institute’s first outdoor exhibition, Ground/Work.

        A reverence for nature and a desire to further enliven the surrounding trails, pastures, and woods inspired Ground/Work. Building on a history of collaboration with contemporary artists, the Clark commissioned Kelly Akashi, Nairy Baghramian, Jennie C. Jones, Eva LeWitt, Analia Saban, and Haegue Yang to create new works of art in active dialogue with this specific environment.

        The artists conceived their works to sites of their choosing, knowing visitors would have access day and night for more than a year.  In various locations across the Clark’s 140-acre campus, the installations are embedded in an everchanging landscape—both daily and seasonally. Ground/Work highlights the balance between fragility and resilience that both nature and the passage of time reveal, while offering fresh experiences with every visit.

        Developed over several years, this exhibition comes at a moment of dislocation, isolation, and uncertainty. Familiar experiences of being outdoors and encountering works of art takes on new meaning in our unexpectedly changed world, offering the comforts of nature and culture, community and solitude, engagement and reflection.

        Ground/Work is free and open to the public now and through October 17, 2021 on the beautiful grounds of the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts. To see the entire exhibit plan to spend about 2 hours walking on moderate trails. Please dress for the weather and wear walking shoes. No reservations are needed. For more information on visiting the exhibit, click here.

        Click here to register for the online talk, or call the OLLI Offices at 413-236-2190

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        • Thursday, December 17, 2020
        • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (EST)
        • Online

        You're invited to OLLI's FREE

        Winter Open House

        showcasing our Winter 2021 classes & instructors

        Thursday, December 17, 2020
        at 3:oo pm Eastern

        Online via Zoom (link to be sent to registrants)

        Click here to register and receive the Zoom link.

        Whether you are brand new to OLLI at BCC or a seasoned member of our learning community, you'll enjoy hearing from our terrific instructors and getting a sneak peek of our winter semester of noncredit classes at our online open house. No tests, no grades, just learning for the love of learning!

        Join us Thursday, December 17, to hear more about our winter classes from their instructors. Our winter semester runs from January 19 through March 3, 2021.

        All Winter OLLI at BCC courses will held online via Zoom. Course registration will open Friday, December 4th. Courses include:

        • M101 First Nations Art, Culture and Myths
        • M102 Latin Poetry
        • M103 Russia Pro and Con
        • T101 Today's Headlines
        • T102 Not Afraid of Virginia Woolf
        • T103 Around The World in Ninety Minutes
        • T104 Tuesdays at the Movies: American Auteurs
        • W101 RBG: The Woman, The Litigator, The Justice
        • W102 The Arthurian Romances of Chrétien de Troyes: Armor vs. ‘Amour’ in 12th-Century France
        • W103 Leslie
        • W104 Behind the Scenes at Jacob's Pillow

        • R101, Shakespeare’s Richard II
        • R10, Global Health: Systems, People, Prescriptions, and Outcomes

        • F101 Science Conversations
        • F102 Advances in Medicine
        • F103 Children and Covid-19:  Impacts, Interventions, and Supports

        Course fees are $50 for one, $95 for two or three, and $125 for four or more within a semester. You must first join OLLI at BCC in order to register for classes. All classes are recorded and recordings are available if you miss a class or would like to watch one again.
          • Tuesday, January 12, 2021
          • 6:00 PM (EST)
          • Online via Zoom

          Meet the Lawyer for Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr.
          A Conversation with Pioneering Civil Rights Hero Fred Gray

          With OLLI instructor and speaker Doug Mishkin

          Tuesday, January 12, 6pm EST
          FREE and open to all
          Online via Zoom
          : click here to register

          Congressman John Lewis called Fred Gray one of "the Founding Fathers of modern America." 

          In 1958 Dr. King called him "the brilliant young Negro who later came chief counsel for the protest movement." 

          Fred Gray opened his law practice in Montgomery, Alabama in 1954 with the mission of "destroying everything segregated I could find."  One year later, this rookie lawyer represented his friend Rosa Parks and Dr. King in the Montgomery Bus protests.  That led to a career of landmark cases defeating segregation throughout Alabama, including the Supreme Court case of Gomillion v. Lightfoot, in which the Court rejected the racial gerrymandering of Tuskegee. 

          In his autobiography, Bus Ride to Justice, Gray also describes his representation of Claudette Colvin, the 15-year-old who was arrested on a Montgomery bus nine months before Rosa Parks; his securing an acquittal of Dr. King by an all-white jury in Montgomery of criminal charges of tax evasion; his role in investigating the infamous "Tuskegee Syphilis Study" and securing compensation for the numerous victims; and many other historically significant matters.  In this conversation, you'll hear Mr. Gray talk about the judge whom in 1958 he complimented for being a fair judge who treated him courteously, and who went on to become the governor of Alabama--Governor George Wallace.  

          Mr. Gray will be interviewed by OLLI instructor and speaker Doug Mishkin, himself a lawyer.  OLLI is pleased to offer this 90-minute free program on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 6:00pm Eastern/5:00pm Central time.  We can think of no better way to honor the memory of Dr. King in anticipation of the January 18 Martin Luther King Day than to celebrate the achievements of his lawyer, Fred Gray.

          Tuesday, January 12, 6pm EST
          Online via Zoom
          : click here to register

          • 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

        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)
        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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