KIT (Keep in Touch) Mail

Welcome to our new Spring members and our returning members.

This KIT (Keep in Touch) message is sent every Wednesday by e-mail to let you know about any schedule changes, upcoming events, openings in classes and trips, and other OLLI news. You can view previous KIT messages, the monthly OLLI newsletter, class presentations and other material on our blog: If you have already registered for Spring classes, you should have received your confirmation by e-mail (if you registered online) or U.S. mail (if you registered by phone or mail). If you haven’t received yours, contact Student Services at 949-824-5414.

  • The next Travel Talk is at 9:30 AM this Saturday, February 4, in the Woodbridge Onken Classroom.  Travel to Angkor Wat with Dr. Richard Selby, enjoy a lively narrative and take away some tips on shooting better travel photos. BYOB (Bring Your Own Breakfast) if you like. No reservations required! Questions? Contact Jessie Tromberg at
  • What’s a Facilitator? Everything you ever wanted to know about Facilitating a course for OLLI will be revealed, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 10 AM-12 noon at Woodbridge. Current Facilitators come by and share your knowledge, pick up class attendance lists, and learn how to access online rosters. New to OLLI? Learn how you can participate. New members welcome. Questions? Contact Jessie Tromberg at
  • ·         The Russia Today class will be extended for two more sessions and all members are welcome.  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 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.


  • These OLLI Special Events for Spring 2012 have room for you (and your non-OLLI friends and neighbors). Call (949) 824-5414 to reserve your spot:

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

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

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

SE 54 Metrolink Train to Oceanside – Saturday, May 5 $25;

SE 55 LA Philharmonic at Disney Hall (Dudamel conducting). Sunday matinee, May 27 $160;

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

Details on these events are in the Spring catalog.

  • Coming up at the University Club Forum, co-sponsored by OLLI: On Wednesday, February 8, Kerry Vandell, Director of UCI’s Center for Real Estate in the Business School, will speak. 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 this 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


  • Course Developers, please contact Leah Jordan at to calendar classes for Fall 2012.  She needs to know the course title, dates, time and location.   


  • Just posted on the OLLI blog: Here is the link to the latest presentation of SC 209, How the Earth Works Part #4:


  • Do you have an old, small portable TV you aren’t using? OLLI is looking for a donation of a small TV for the presenter’s table. Please, no larger than a 13” screen. Contact the office by replying to this e-mail if you have one to donate.

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