KIT (Keep in Touch) Mail

The OLLI office will be closed this Friday, Nov. 11, for Veterans’ Day.

The Global Water class (SC 201) will meet as scheduled at 10 AM,

but the last class session of SC 203, Drugs, Chemists, and the Law, has been cancelled.

Class Updates and Reminders

  • The remaining three sessions of The Universe Through the Hubble Telescope (SC 202),  will be meeting at 9:30 AM instead of 9:45 in order to have time for questions and class discussion.
  • For all you wine lovers, there is room in SS 312, Making Fine Wine at Home, which meets Tuesdays, November 15 and 22 at 10:00 AM at Woodbridge,  If you are a novice or expert on wine or just want to know more about what goes into making a fine wine this is your opportunity to learn from some experts. Contact facilitator Ruth Silver at if you would like to attend.


Reminder: The UCI production of Tinseltown Christmas (SE 38 and 39) was cancelled, and In the Red and Brown Water (SE 36) was moved to Saturday, Dec. 3. If you have questions about these changes, please contact the facilitators, listed in the catalog.

Other News

  • Introducing Club OLLI: A new group organized to bring some social activities to OLLI at UCI. Two new groups are forming, Mahjong and Bridge. If you are interested in learning or playing American-style Mahjong please contact Estelle Elkin at Please include your name,  whether you have played previously, and your experience level. If you are interested in bridge, contact Ann Melfi at Please include your name, level of play, and whether you would be interested in an evening group. Do you have other ideas for Club OLLI? Please contact Jnana Anderson at Future activities may include a book group, a crafts boutique, or a lunch out following a morning class. We welcome your ideas!
  • Coming up at the University Club Forum, co-sponsored by OLLI: UCI Economics Professor David Neumark will talk about The Public vs. Private Sectors on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Buffet lunch begins at 11:15 AM and is $13 for OLLI members. For reservations, call 949-824-7960 or e-mail 
  • There is room in SE 24, the Lyon Air Museum Tour, on Tuesday, Nov. 15. See details about the trip on page 30 of your catalog. The fee is $20. If you would like to attend, call UCI Student Services at 949-824-5414 to register. 
  • Thank you to those of you who helped us with our mailing last week: Terri Scott, Bobi Keenan, Sy Marsden, Adrienne Rosen, Pat Linehan, Jean Mitsuhata and Frances Mandelsohn. We appreciate your help!

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