KIT (Keep in Touch) Mail

The OLLI office will be closed this Friday, March 30, for Cesar Chavez Day.

The Pillars of Playwriting Class (AH 101) will meet as scheduled at 10:30 AM.

  • The following classes and events have openings:
  • Youth and Age in W. B. Yeats’ Love Poetry (AH 117) at 1:30 PM on April 16 in Woodbridge. The presenter is UCI Professor Laura O’Connor. Contact facilitator Marian Bretts at if you would like to attend.

  • Shirley Temple and Child Stars (AH 105) at 2 PM on April 20 in Woodbridge. The presenter is UCI Professor Kristen Hatch. Contact facilitator Sally Schwartz at
  • A retrospective of Richard Diebenkorn’s Ocean Park Series (SE 63) at the Orange County Museum of Art. OLLI members will have a private docent-led tour at 11 AM on Saturday, April 14, $12 per person.  Call  949-824-5414 to enroll. Questions? Contact Joan Levy at This event is not in the Spring catalog.
  • Black Performance and the Theater (a Fall class) has been re-scheduled for Tuesday, April 3, from 2-5 PM in the Woodbridge Onken classroom. Please register with Joan Levy at or Deborah Silverstein at

Attention Bridge Players: A new series of bridge lessons will begin Thursday, March 29, at 1 PM in the OLLI classroom. There will be an hour lesson on defense given by Richard Anthony followed by play. Subsequent classes are scheduled for Wednesday, April 18, at 2 PM, and Wednesday, May 16, at 2 PM. Other dates may be added. You do not need a partner. OLLI members and non-members alike are welcome. Questions may be directed to Ann Melfi at

Just posted on the OLLI blog: The class presentations from SC 215, Geology of Orange County. Click here to access the material: class presentation from Topics in Medicine for Older Adults (SC201), Preventing Heart Disease, can be accessed by clicking this link

Want to assist OLLI?  How about a once-a-month job with the summer off?  You can choose the date and time you want to “work.”  OLLI needs someone to be make certain that the “pockets” in the plastic rack on the wall in the Onken classroom are filled and materials are up to date. Contact Leah Jordan,, for further information.

The next OLLI Travel Talk will feature travel stories from members on Saturday, April 14, at 9:30 AM in the Woodbridge Onken Classroom. Please RSVP to Jessie or Lonnie ( or

The Spring University Club Forum will continue on Wednesday, April 11, with Professor Bill Cooper. Go to our blog at and click on University Club Forum on the left side of the page for details and the complete schedule.

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