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Club OLLI classesTo register for a Club OLLI class or Special Interest Group (SIG) you need to be a Club OLLI member. An annual membership is $20 and is valid August 1 – July 31 each year. Club OLLI has classes that are fee based and some that are free to members. Class fees are located within each class description. To become a member or register for a class complete the Club OLLI Membership/Registration form.

Field Trips

California State Capitol

At the State Capitol, the past, present and future of California interact with equal force. The building serves as both a museum and the state’s working seat of government. Visitors to the Capitol can experience California’s rich history and witness the making of history through the modern lawmaking process. On the first floor, visitors can view several inspiring revolving exhibits and restored historic rooms. A theater on the lower level presents several interpretive films. Building tours include interpretive information on the historic offices, legislative chambers, and artwork in addition to the Capitol’s unique history and architecture. The Capitol Park grounds are 40-acres, which include a World Peace Rose Garden, plantings from around the world, and significant memorials and monuments.
We will provide complimentary roundtrip transportation on a Sierra College bus from the Rocklin Campus. We will meet at the Dietrich Theatre and leave promptly at 9:15am. Price includes bus transportation and entrance fee. Wear comfortable shoes for walking. All groups arriving at the Capitol will have their personal possessions X-rayed, and the visitors will go through a metal detector.

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
California State Capitol       $ 20
#Club515        5/22 only         Mon.  9:15am-2:00pm

California State Railroad Museum

Come learn and explore at the California State Railroad Museum! Railroads influenced just about every aspect of American history and life from the mid-nineteenth through the mid-twentieth centuries. They became America’s first really big business, and still play a vital role in the national economy. Beginning with the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad in 1869, trains brought settlers to California and shipped many of the products of the Golden State to markets throughout North America. There is a lot to see so don’t miss this exciting day! We will provide complimentary roundtrip transportation on a Sierra College bus from the Rocklin Campus. We will meet at the Dietrich Theatre and leave promptly at 9:15am. Price includes bus transportation and entrance fee. Wear comfortable shoes for walking. Limited enrollment.

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
California State Railroad Museum       $ 20
#Club520        4/7 only           Friday 9:15am-2:00pm

Sacramento Underground and History Museum

Come see and learn how Sacramento lifted itself up out of the flood waters during the 1860s and 1870s! We will learn how the streets and buildings were raised to avoid further flooding as we explore two spaces that were create by the city’s successful raising process. This historical tour includes hollow sidewalks, sloped alleyways, and the Underground spaces themselves. We will also have a guided tour of the museum which has gold rush history, the making of Old Sacramento and a working print shop.
We will provide roundtrip transportation on a Sierra College bus from the Rocklin Campus. We will meet at the Dietrich Theatre and leave promptly at 9:15 am. Price includes bus transportation and entrance fee. Wear comfortable shoes for walking. Further details will be mailed to participants before the trip. Limited enrollment.

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Sacramento Underground and History Museum        $25
#Club505        3/22 only         Wed. 9:15am-2:00pm

Film

Lincoln, Directed by Steven Spielberg

Join us to watch and discuss this 2012 epic American historical drama, nominated for more than 240 awards and winning 108! Daniel Day-Lewis in the title role of our 16th President and co-starring Sally Field in an equally powerful performance as his troubled wife, Mary Todd Lincoln. The film covers the last four months of Lincoln’s focusing on his efforts in January 1865 to have the 13th Amendment to the US Constitution passed by the House of Representatives. Also featuring, Tommy Lee Jones as Lincoln’s nemesis, Thaddeus Stevens. Based on the Doris Kearns Goodwin book, Team of Rivals. * PLEASE NOTE: Due to the length of this film there will be an intermission.
Linda Derosier

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Twelve Bridges                      Willow Room         FREE
#Club201        2/1 only           Wed. 2:00-5:30pm

Nevada County Campus       Room N12-103       FREE
#Club807        4/20 only         Thur. 1:00-4:30pm

Movies and Hollywood

Award- winning films focusing on the “Dream Factory”, The producers, directors, screenwriters, actors and the spectator. “Sunset Boulevard” (1950) Wilder; “The Purple Rose of Cairo” (1985) Allen; “Barton Fink” (1991) Coen Brothers; “Ed Wood” (1994) Burton; “The Player” (1992) Altman; “Trumbo” (2015) Roach.
Lincoln Curtis

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Roseville Gateway Center    Room 214            $40
#Club404        3/30-5/11         Thur. 1:00-4:00pm
no class 4/13

Nevada County Campus       Room N12-103     $40
#Club802        3/31-5/12         Fri. 10:00am-1:00pm
no class 4/14

Steven Spielberg: Pioneer of the New Hollywood Era

He is one of the most popular directors and producers in film history, and has completely changed the way we go to the movies in last several decades. This will be the first of a series in which we examine his dynamic and varied career, which includes thrillers, emotional dramas, and big budget blockbusters. In this class we will watch and discuss: “Duel” (1971); “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” (1977); “The Color Purple” (1985); “Empire of The Sun” (1987); “Catch Me If You Can” (2002); and “War Horse” (2011)
Sam Schlafer

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Twelve Bridges Library         Redwood Room        $40
#Club205        4/3-5/15           Mon. 1:00-4:00pm
no class 4/10

American Cinema in the 1970s

Three remarkable, award winning films to view and discuss. “The Conversation” (1974) Coppola; “The Candidate” (1972) Ritchie; and “Chinatown” (1974) Polanski.
Lincoln Curtis

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Roseville Gateway Center    Room 214        $20
#Club403        3/2-3/16           Thur. 1:00-4:00pm

Nevada County Campus       Room N12-103        $20
#Club808        3/3-3/17           Fri.10:00am-1:00pm

America’s Sweetheart: Sally Field from Gidget to Mary Lincoln

Sally Field’s career spans 50 years with more than 60 screen roles creating an eclectic mix of award winning comedy and drama. She has earned two Oscars, two Golden Globes, three Emmys and many nominations. In this class we will watch and discuss her TV roles in “Gidget” (1966), “The Flying Nun” (1967-70), “Sybil” (1976), her Oscar winners “Norma Rae” (1979), “Places in the Heart” (1984), plus “Steel Magnolias” (1989), “Soapdish” (1991) and “Hello My Name is Doris” (2015)(substitutions may be necessary depending on availability). As time permits we will watch clips from “Mrs. Doubtfire” (1993), “Forrest Gump” (1994), “Lincoln” (2012) and more. Join us as we celebrate the talents of this enduring actress.
Linda Derosier

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Twelve Bridges Library         Redwood Room       $40
#Club202        2/7-3/14           Tues. 1:00-4:00pm

Roseville Gateway Center    Room 212                 $40
#Club401        2/8-3/15           Wed. 9:30am-12:30pm

Gene Wilder

The frizzy-headed comic actor who passed away last year was known for his delightfully neurotic performances in many movies, his great film partnerships with Mel Brooks and also Richard Pryor, and some of the larger than life characters he brought to life, like Willy Wonka. In this class we will watch and discuss: “The Producers” (1968); “Blazing Saddles” (1974); “Young Frankenstein” (1974); “Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory” (1971); and “Stir Crazy” (1976).
Sam Schlafer

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Twelve Bridges Library         Redwood Room        $40
#Club203        2/10-3/17         Fri. 1:00-4:00pm
no class 2/17

A Tribute to Kirk Douglas “I Am Spartacus”

On the centenary of Kirk Douglas’ birth on December 9, 1916 it seems appropriate to do a tribute to him as one of the most durable icons in motion pictures in a career spanning more than 60 years. So we will show six of his outstanding works beginning with: “Ace in the Hole” (1951), directed by Billy Wilder; “Lust for Life” (1956), with Anthony Quinn; “Paths of Glory” (1957); “Spartacus”* (1960), with Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Tony Curtis, Peter Ustinov; “Lonely Are the Brave” (1962), with Walter Matthau, Gena Rollins, perhaps his favorite role; and “Seven Days in May” (1964), with Burt Lancaster, Fredric March. Films subject to change based on availability. *Due to the three-hour length of “Spartacus” the class will run until 4:30pm.
Curtis Covington

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Twelve Bridges Library
         Redwood Room         $40         
#Club206        2/9-3/16           Thur. 1:00-4:00pm

History

The Book of Job: Why bad things happen to good people

This course will discuss what is known about the main character of this book of the Old Testament, the other characters in the book, and the arguments that they raise. Students should read the Book of Job and consider the following questions—What role does the devil/satan play in the Book of Job? What did the characters believe about the nature of justice? Does it matter what they believed about an “afterlife”? Does it matter if they believed in one god or more?
Hock G. Tjoa

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Nevada County Campus       Room N6-206        $20
#Club804        4/21-5/19         Fri. 2:00-3:30pm

Winston Churchill: The Last Lion

Winston Churchill was the greatest leader of the 20th century. He is proof that a single individual can change the course of history. Churchill was a military innovator, a Noble Prize winner, a traveling statesman, a successful politician, and author. In a turbulent period in world history, he rallied the world to face radical evil and by the shear force of his vision and resolve saved civilization. He is the worthy subject of this four-part historical series. This Roseville class will be one of our first classes to meet at our new location! It is located at 316 Vernon Street, Roseville.
Emil Augustine

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Roseville Center                    Room 349            $35
#Club301        3/7-3/28           Tues. 2:00-4:00pm

Twelve Bridges Library         Willow Room       $35
#Club204        3/8-3/29           Wed. 2:00-4:00pm

Literature and More

Southern Belles of the Pulitzer Prize

The literary works of Julia Peterkin, Shirley Ann Grau, and Katherine Anne Porter bring to life the worlds they encountered across the South and beyond. Each a recipient of the Pulitzer Prize (1929, 1964, and 1965 respectively), these three southern voices exemplify mid-20th century American literature. Why were these southern voices honored by the esteemed Prize in a mere 26-year time span? Come explore Louisiana’s settings and cultural traditions, South Carolina’s Low Country, and other far away environs. Together we will explore myriad mid-century themes. A course reading list will be provided upon registration.
Ellen Sander

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Roseville Gateway Center    Room 214         $30
#Club402        2/10-3/24         Fri. 1:30-3:30pm
no class 2/17

Nevada County Campus       Room N6-204         $30
#Club801        2/6-3/20           Mon. 2:30-4:30pm
no class 2/20

The Visions of Doris and Eudora

Does experience of place inspire writers and photographers? How do Southern oral traditions serve as the central source, perspective, and identifier for artists? Doris Ulmann and Eudora Welty preserved rural southern cultural memory via their experiences using the camera and the pen. Interested in people “for whom life had not been a dance,” Doris Ulmann documented important rural and folk cultures. Similarly, the WPA photographs of Eudora Welty are described as empathetic and humanistic, presented as objects of affection documenting social instincts. Extending to the short story and novel, this documentation preserves storytelling on the written page. This course will compare the photographs of both artists to Eudora Welty’s literary depiction of culture. A course reading list will be provided upon registration.
Ellen Sander

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Nevada County Campus       Room N6-204       $30
#Club803        4/3-5/15           Mon. 2:30-4:30pm
no class 4/10

Roseville Gateway Center    Room 214              $30
#Club405        4/7-5/19           Fri. 1:30-3:30pm
no class 4/14

Music

OLLI Orchestra

Experience great orchestral works from within by playing them with the OLLI Orchestra, an ensemble of music-loving amateurs having good fun through immersion in the great classical repertoire. Our weekly rehearsals emphasize music appreciation and an atmosphere of mutual support. Making music builds community. We will perform a concert for the public at the end of the semester.
Steve Miller

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Nevada County Campus       Room N15-101       $40
#Club815        1/25-5/17         Wed. 6:30-9:00pm
no class 4/12

Great Masters Series: Dmitri Shostakovich

He was one of the most prominent figures of 20th-century music. He’s most well-known for his fifteen symphonies, many of which are standard repertoire for orchestras around the world, but he also wrote fifteen string quartets, a set of 24 Preludes and Fugues for piano, seven operas, five ballets, multiple concertos, and almost 50 film scores and incidental music for plays. Today we will highlight the most interesting facts about the Great Russian composer’s life and music which led to his fame.
Alex Yarmolyuk

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Roseville Gateway Center    Room 212           FREE
#Club409        2/21 only         Tues. 1:30-3:30pm         

Nevada County Campus       Room N12-103    FREE
#Club806        4/27 only         Thur. 2:00-4:00pm         

The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll: The 1950s

Take an entertaining and informative musical journey through rock n’ roll’s first decade. You’ll hear great music, watch videos featuring the pioneers of rock ‘n’ roll and learn their compelling personal stories. Discover how rock n’ roll began; absorb the musical legacies of Memphis’ Sun Records and New Orleans’ rhythm and blues; and wade through Rockabilly and Doo-Wop music. You’ll play 50s rock trivia and also learn about rock n’ roll’s impact on American culture in the 1950s.
David Anderson

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Roseville Gateway Center    Room 214      $35
#Club408        4/3-5/15           Mon. 1:30-3:30pm
no class 4/10

Placer Pops Chorale

The Placer Pops Chorale, led by Artistic/Musical Director Lorin Miller, is an auditioned choral group of about 75 singers that performs with its own orchestra. The Chorale puts on two major concert series each year, in May and in December, along with special appearances and benefit performances, including the annual, free “A Gift of the Heart” Homeland concert celebrating the 4th of July. The group is diverse in nature, and has participants of all ages. Successful completion of the course constitutes membership in the Placer Pops Chorale. Auditions are ongoing, and can be arranged via our website. www.placerpops.org.
Lorin Miller

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Rocklin Campus                    Room D-2           $40
#Club905        1/24-5/9           Tues. 6:30-9:30pm
no class 4/11

Philosophy

Why Metaphysics is Important for You

Learn how you influence the universe. Understand how you contribute to the evolution of humanity. Practical principles and techniques of metaphysics will be taught. You will practice how to design a perfect life. Discover how Metaphysics and Science are converging. This thought provoking class will lead you to rethink your personal philosophy of life. You will find new ideas that will enhance your daily life.
Jerry Matlin/Kenneth Klaman

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Roseville Gateway Center    Room 202           $15
#Club410        2/7 and 2/8      Tues./Wed. 9:30am–12:00pm

Special Interest Groups

Learn and Play Mahjong

Challenge your thinking in a fun, social way. Learn to play the classical Chinese game of four winds, Mahjong. This class will introduce the basic rules of play according to British-Chinese rules. Bring your mahjong set, if you have one.
Kent Penwarden

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Nevada County Campus       Room N6-205         FREE
#Club630        2/16-3/9           Thur. 9:00-10:50am

Mahjong II

Continue the challenge with further study of special hands, scoring and strategy. Some experience playing Chinese Mahjong is recommended.
Kent Penwarden

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Nevada County Campus       Room N6-205          FREE
#Club626        4/20-5/11         Thur. 9:00-10:50am

Mahjong Club—Grass Valley

Exercise your strategy and develop your skill when you practice with fellow Club OLLI members. Members will meet and practice on a regular basis. Bring your Mahjong set if you have one.
Kent Penwarden

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Nevada County Campus       Room TBA                FREE
#Club625        2/7-5/16           Tues. 2:00-4:00pm

Mahjong Club—Roseville

Exercise your strategy and develop your skill when you practice with fellow Club OLLI members. Members will meet and practice on a regular basis. Bring your mahjong set if you have one.
Marcia Smith

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Roseville Gateway Center    Room 300F              FREE
#Club605        2/8-5/17           Wed. 1:00-4:00pm

Learn to play GO!

GO is the world’s most ancient and fascinating board game. Simple to learn but takes a lifetime to master. It has been played in the East for thousands of years and is now gaining increased popularity in the West. It is a game of depth, beauty and endless surprises. If you have ever enjoyed chess, or been an avid game player, you’ll love to learn Go.
Chris Scammon

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Nevada County Campus       Room N6-205           FREE
#Club650        3/15-4/5           Wed. 10:00am-12:00pm

Great Decisions

Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs. The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book (short sections), watching the DVD and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today. Each year, eight topics are chosen by a panel of experts. This year’s topics are The Future of Europe, Trade and Politics, Conflict in the South China Sea, Saudi Arabia in Transition, U.S. Foreign Policy and Petroleum, Latin America’s Political Pendulum, Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan, and Nuclear Security.
Members will need to purchase GREAT DECISIONS, 2017 EDITION, and read the topic of the week in preparation for discussion at the first meeting. The book will be about $25 and can be ordered at: www.fpa.org/great_decisions
Kent Penwarden

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Nevada County Campus       Room N6-205            FREE
#Club645        2/10-5/19         Fri. 10:00am-12:00pm
meets every other Friday (2/10, 2/24, 3/10, 3/24, 4/7, 4/21, 5/5, 5/19)
Mike Theodore

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Roseville Gateway Center    Room 215                   FREE
#Club640        2/9-5/18           Thur. 2:00-4:00pm
meets every other Thursday (2/9, 2/23, 3/9, 3/23, 4/6, 4/20, 5/4, 5/18)

Book Club—Grass Valley

Meets to choose and discuss great books for the semester. Selections include fiction and nonfiction, contemporary and classic. The book that has been selected for the February meeting is “How Was China” by Dodie Johnston. Discussion is informal and participation is encouraged. Members will need to obtain their own books.
Book Group

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Nevada County Campus       Room N6-205           FREE
#Club620        2/14-5/9           Tues. 9:15-10:50am
Meets the second Tuesday of each month (2/14, 3/14, 4/11, 5/9)

Book Club—Lincoln

Meets to choose and discuss great books for the semester. Selections include fiction and nonfiction, contemporary and classic. The book that has been selected for the February meeting is “The God of Small Things” by Arundhati Roy. Discussion is informal and participation is encouraged. Members will need to obtain their own books.
Gloria Beverage                     

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Twelve Bridges Library         Fir Room     FREE
#Club610        2/9-5/11           Thur. 10:00am-12:00pm
Meets the second Thursday of each month (2/9, 3/9, 4/13, 5/11)

Wellness

Flexible, Fit and Fun

Drawing from a variety of time-tested disciplines, this class offers effective results-producing exercises for those of a "certain age". These exercises will protect and strengthen your back, and add strength and elasticity to your muscles and frame. Using tiny precise and delicate pulsing movements, you will also work your heart in a very gentle way. It is not too late to rejuvenate your body! Comfortable clothing and yoga mat required.
Laina Dicker

Club OLLI Activity-Membership Required
Roseville Gateway Center     Room 525   $50
#Club450             1/17-3/2       T/Th       11:00-11:50am

Tai Chi—Beginning

Tai Chi is a gentle and graceful movement class designed to build better balance, coordination, and focus in older adults. Students are encouraged to wear loose comfortable clothing. Our program features the Yang Long Form.
Dicker/Fee

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Roseville Gateway Center    Room 525     $50
#Club420        1/18-3/8           Mon./Wed. 10:00-10:50am
no class 2/20

Roseville Gateway Center    Room 525    $50
#Club421        3/20-5/17         Mon./Wed. 10:00-10:50am
no class 4/10 and 4/12

Tai Chi—Intermediate

This class is designed for continuing students who are working on or who have completed Section One of the Yang Long Form.
Dicker/Fee

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Roseville Gateway Center    Room 525      $50
#Club430        1/18-3/8           Mon./Wed. 11:00-11:50am
no class 2/20

Roseville Gateway Center    Room 525    $50
#Club431        3/20-5/17         Mon./Wed. 11:00-11:50am
no class 4/10 and 4/12

Tai Chi—Intermediate II/Advanced

Students will learn, review, and refine the entire Yang Long Form.
Renee Neal

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Roseville Gateway Center    Room 525    $50
#Club440        1/17-3/9           Tue./Thur. 10:00-10:50am

Roseville Gateway Center    Room 525     $50
#Club441        3/21-5/18         Tue./Thur. 10:00-10:50am
no class 4/11 and 4/13

Your Bedside Manner: How to Help Sick People Feel Better

Standard healthcare addresses the physical part of illness well but isn’t as effective in treating the emotional suffering of patients, their loved ones, and caregivers. This course will help you understand that aspect and respond compassionately to them, helping them feel better solely with your presence.
Jeff Kane

Club OLLI Activity—Membership Required
Nevada County Campus       Room N6-205     $20
#Club830        2/6-3/6             Mon. 3:30-5:00pm
no class 2/20

World Panorama

The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad

We will read and analyze, The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad, by Farid Zakaria. We will examine how democracy has changed our politics, economies, and social relations. The distinction will be made between democracy and liberty. The book contains a new afterword on the United States’ occupation of Iraq, the consequences of which will be explored in the class. We will examine “illiberal” democracies, now common throughout the Middle East and the world. The book is available from Amazon in hardcover, paperback, Kindle and audible versions.
Kent Penwarden

Club OLLI Activity-Membership Required
Nevada County Campus       Room N6-205       $25
#Club805        3/16-4/6           Thur. 9:00-10:50am

Maps: Mystery No More

What is a map? Why do different maps show different things? What should go on a map? What is latitude and longitude? What are all the lines on a map? How did early explorers navigate without GPS? This course will answer these questions and many more, so maps will no longer be mysterious. You will also learn to dispel myths about the earth and about maps.
Richard Neil

Club OLLI Activity-Membership Required
Roseville Gateway Center    Room 212           $20
#Club407        4/19-5/10         Wed. 10:00am-12:00pm

Tom Fisher: Land and Sea Creatures Extraordinaire:

Often we know little about certain animals and sea life which lie hidden in jungles and in the ocean. This series focuses on such creatures bringing them to life in blazing color and in descriptive detail.

Session 1A
Session 1A begins with oceans in great color and with basic maps shown where researchers are going and the history of the area. We will see a variety of species and information about them, and the waters surrounding them will be discussed. Also shown are sea creatures eaten by others but with no real gore—just natures life and death—showing how hard it is for these creatures to cope and survive.

Session 1B
This section transitions to animal life and the fascinating Golden Lion Tamarin, a small New World monkey found in coastal forests of Brazil. It has a reddish orange coat and extra-long hairs around the face and ears which give it a distinctive mane. Quite small, it weighs only 1.37 pounds. We will view this social creature in its habitat including identifying its variety of food, and its fight for life amongst its predators and within its shrinking territories.

Session 2A
Here we examine the cufflefish—camouflage kings. Belongs to the squid and octopus’s family but has a unique internal shell, the cuttlebone, thus despite their name is not fish but mollusk. They use ink to evade predators, are able to change color in one second, and have 8 arms and 2 tentacles!

Session 2B
This session, The Good, The Bad, The Ugly, highlights fishes that are beautiful, dangerous to humans, and are the ugliest of the fish kingdom. Examples will be shown of the three categories coupled with descriptions of each. An array of reef fish will be highlighted, as hundreds of coral reef fish exists in small areas of a healthy reef hidden or camouflaged. The top 10 ‘killer’ sharks are also shown.

Session 3A
Here we present the world’s largest coral reef system. Composed of more than 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching more than 1,400 miles. The reef is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland, Australia. We will explore the reef, it locations, sizes, and compositions.

Session 3B
Again we transition to an animal—the Tasmanian, incredibly fascinating and unusual creature—a carnivorous marsupial found only in the Australian Island State of Tasmania. It has a stocky, muscular build, black fur, pungent odor with a keen sense of smell and ferocity when feeding.

Session 4A
This session explores why some animals can do things human toddlers can also do. We will explore dolphins and dogs, monkeys, octopuses, parrots, dolphins, squirrels, robins, turkeys, etc. We will try to differentiate between rote learning and actual problem-solving amongst several creatures. Also, why certain of these creatures are more responsive to human cues than others.

Session 4 B
We close with the orangutan—exclusively Asian species of extant great apes found only in rainforests of Borneo and Sumatra. Among most intelligent primates; use tools and construct elaborate sleep nests. We will examine their anatomy and physiology, hair, coloring, diet, dexterity, habitat, reproduction, parenting, social life and intelligence of this incredibly fascinating human-like specimen.

Tom Fisher

Club OLLI Activity-Membership Required
Rocklin Campus                    Room D-12        $35
#Club901        4/21-5/12         Fri. 1:30-3:30pm

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  • 333 Sunrise Ave.
    Roseville, CA 95661
  • Fall and Spring M-Th: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    F: 9:00am - 1:00pm

Shari Smith Program Coordinator, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

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