KIT (Keep in Touch) Mail

Class Updates and Reminders


  • ·         The Russia Today class will be extended for two more sessions.   The same presentation on Mongolia will be given on: Thursday, February 9 at 10 AM and Monday, February 13 at 1 PM in the Woodbridge classroom. OLLI members Lonnie Horn and Donna Krebs have put together an in-depth overview of Mongolia as a “sandwich” nation between Russia and China. Please feel free to come to either presentation. No registration is required. For questions contact Peggy Maradudin, or (949) 640-4471.


  • ·         Several Fall 2011 classes continue through January and early February: How the Earth Works; Deconstructing Documentaries; Russia Today; and Medical Risk. Check your Fall catalog for times and locations. 


  • These OLLI Special Events for Spring 2012 have room for you ( and your non-OLLI friends and neighbors). Just call UCI Student Services at (949) 824-5414 to reserve your spot:

SE 50 Colburn Music School Recital/Doheny Mansion Tour – Thursday, March 8th $80;

SE 51 Fashion Institute of Design/Los Angeles Library tour – Monday, March 19th $70;

SE 52 Back Bay Science Center tour & Bike Ride – Friday, April 20th $20;

SE 54 Metrolink Train to Oceanside, Surf Museum and Oceanside Museum – Saturday, May 5th $25;

SE 55 -LA Philharmonic at Disney Hall (Dudamel conducting). NOTE: This concert will NOT be broadcast in local movie theaters – Sunday matinee, May 27th $160;

SE 62 Philosophy on Tap – Wednesdays, March 14, 21 and 28th $25.

Details on these events are in the Spring catalog.

Other News


  • Attention Class Facilitators: What’s a Facilitator? Everything you ever wanted or need to know about Facilitating a course for OLLI will be revealed, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 10-12 AM at Woodbridge. Current Facilitators come by and share your knowledge and  pick up class attendance lists. Learn how to access class rosters. New to OLLI? Learn how you can participate. Everyone gets the new, improved guide to Facilitating. Questions? Contact Jessie Tromberg at
  • Coming up at the University Club Forum, co-sponsored by OLLI: On Wednesday, February 1, UCI Psychology Professor  Elizabeth Cauffman will talk about “Arrested Development.” Buffet lunch begins at 11:30 and is $13 for OLLI members and $15 for non-members, including tax and gratuity. To reserve, call 949-824-7960 or e-mail For the complete Winter Forum schedule, visit our blog at and click on University Club Forum.


  • Club OLLI Bridge continues on Friday, February 3, at 12:30 PM in the Woodbridge Onken Classroom. Members and non-members are welcome to attend. If you have questions, contact Ann Melfi at


  • Just posted on the OLLI blog: the class presentations from How the Earth Works, part 4. Click on this link to access them:


  • It’s not too late to register for the Spring semester. Many classes still have space available. Call 949-824-5414 to enroll today.



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