• Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-01-2020 to 10-01-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 4:00 PM → 5:00 PM
    Instructor: San Diego Oasis Staff
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    It has been a while since we’ve seen each other, and we would love to see you, online that is. Join us via Zoom with a cocktail, glass of wine, or a refreshing glass of Perrier, to catch up, and to get an update from staff members on different things like reopening plans, fun projects we’re planning for the summer and... read more
    It has been a while since we’ve seen each other, and we would love to see you, online that is. Join us via Zoom with a cocktail, glass of wine, or a refreshing glass of Perrier, to catch up, and to get an update from staff members on different things like reopening plans, fun projects we’re planning for the summer and more!
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 11-18-2020 to 11-18-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:00 AM
    Instructor: Nina Hegyi, Artist and Instructor
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    Time to let the artist in you out in this fun Fall Harvest Cartooning Class. Learn how to create seasonal cartoons you can use on cards or decorations. No experience needed, just your imagination. Materials: Pencil and black sharpie Paper Markers, colored pencils or... read more
    Time to let the artist in you out in this fun Fall Harvest Cartooning Class. Learn how to create seasonal cartoons you can use on cards or decorations. No experience needed, just your imagination. Materials: Pencil and black sharpie Paper Markers, colored pencils or crayons
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  • Sessions: 4
    Class Date(s): 09-09-2020 to 09-30-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 1:30 PM → 2:15 PM
    Instructor: Chris Burns, Many-Strings
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    Calling all guitars, banjos, autoharps, ukuleles, percussionists, music lovers, and vocalists who enjoy great tunes! This 45-minute class will focus on folk songs in easy keys and easy-to-play chords, to provide a musical-social experience. Songs will include many tunes you already know and love. We will Zoom together as we celebrate American folk... read more
    Calling all guitars, banjos, autoharps, ukuleles, percussionists, music lovers, and vocalists who enjoy great tunes! This 45-minute class will focus on folk songs in easy keys and easy-to-play chords, to provide a musical-social experience. Songs will include many tunes you already know and love. We will Zoom together as we celebrate American folk tunes, and some international songs as well.  Perfect for both beginners and intermediate players.
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  • Sessions: 4
    Class Date(s): 10-28-2020 to 11-18-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 1:30 PM → 2:15 PM
    Instructor: Chris Burns, Many-Strings
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    Calling all guitars, banjos, autoharps, ukuleles, percussionists, music lovers, and vocalists who enjoy great tunes! This 45-minute class will focus on folk songs in easy keys and easy-to-play chords, to provide a musical-social experience. Songs will include many tunes you already know and love. We will Zoom together as we celebrate American folk... read more
    Calling all guitars, banjos, autoharps, ukuleles, percussionists, music lovers, and vocalists who enjoy great tunes! This 45-minute class will focus on folk songs in easy keys and easy-to-play chords, to provide a musical-social experience. Songs will include many tunes you already know and love. We will Zoom together as we celebrate American folk tunes and some international songs as well.  Perfect for both beginners and intermediate players who enjoy great melodies.
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 12-04-2020 to 12-04-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Richard Lederer, Union-Tribune Language Columnist
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    How do cats greet each other on Christmas? A furry meowy Christmas and a Happy Mew Year. Union-Tribune language columnist... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-09-2020 to 10-09-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Richard Lederer, Union-Tribune Language Columnist
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    What do you call an empty hot dog? A hollow weenie. Union-Tribune language columnist Richard Lederer will share history, lore,... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-29-2020 to 10-29-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:00 AM
    Instructor: Judy Scott Feldman, Ph.D., Art Historian/National Mall Coalition
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    An energetic and determined visitor to the Coliseum and Roman Forum, Rome’s myriad medieval churches, St. Peter’s basilica and the... read more
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  • Sessions: 6
    Class Date(s): 10-29-2020 to 12-10-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:15 AM
    Instructor: Gladis Jiménez González
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    This class is for students who have completed Spanish Intermediate I and II classes or equivalent and who have experience using the present tense. The focus is on learning reflexive verbs, subjunctive, past tenses,... read more

    This class is for students who have completed Spanish Intermediate I and II classes or equivalent and who have experience using the present tense. The focus is on learning reflexive verbs, subjunctive, past tenses, conversation and expressions while mixing in grammar and vocabulary. There is no textbook for this class.

    However, if you would like an optional reference guide, you can purchase Advanced Spanish STEP-BY-STEP by Barbara Bregstein, published by McGraw-Hill.

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  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 10-28-2020 to 11-04-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:00 AM
    Instructor: Blaine Davies, M.A., Professor of U.S. History
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    Who is the man that inspired the hit Broadway play? Discover how Alexander Hamilton became arguably our most important Founding Father not to serve as President. He became George Washington’s most trusted adviser, built the foundation of our financial system and co-authored the Federalist Papers that helped convince a young, skeptical nation to ratify the... read more
    Who is the man that inspired the hit Broadway play? Discover how Alexander Hamilton became arguably our most important Founding Father not to serve as President. He became George Washington’s most trusted adviser, built the foundation of our financial system and co-authored the Federalist Papers that helped convince a young, skeptical nation to ratify the Constitution. From his humble, illegitimate birth to his tragic death in an infamous duel, we’ll explore his turbulent, remarkable life and how he played such a key role in shaping our nation.
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-15-2020 to 10-15-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:00 AM
    Instructor: Richard Bell, Associate Professor of History, University of Maryland
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    The American Declaration of Independence was not the first declaration of independence ever issued, and its ideas and forms betray... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-15-2020 to 10-15-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:00 AM
    Instructor: Mary Gardner, Docent, San Diego Museum of Art
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    In this lecture, we will take a virtual journey through America, both in time and in place, through an artistic lens. Beginning in New York City at the start of the 20th century and ending in contemporary Los Angeles, we'll make a number of stops along the way to analyze what notable artists saw and responded to in their... read more
    In this lecture, we will take a virtual journey through America, both in time and in place, through an artistic lens. Beginning in New York City at the start of the 20th century and ending in contemporary Los Angeles, we'll make a number of stops along the way to analyze what notable artists saw and responded to in their works.
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  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 11-12-2020 to 11-19-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:00 AM
    Instructor: Lola Sparrowhawk, Int'l Award-Winning Author/Historian
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    Some political analysts report that a “Cold War 2.0” is already in progress. Understanding the patterns of the last Cold War period may allow us to avoid another one. This two-part lecture will uncover some of the previously undisclosed backstory of the last Cold... read more
    Some political analysts report that a “Cold War 2.0” is already in progress. Understanding the patterns of the last Cold War period may allow us to avoid another one. This two-part lecture will uncover some of the previously undisclosed backstory of the last Cold War.
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-29-2020 to 09-29-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:00 AM
    Instructor: Jeanne Brown, Program Chair LWVSD
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    A speaker from the League of Women Voters will give a nonpartisan summary of each of the ballot initiatives on... read more
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  • Sessions: 6
    Class Date(s): 10-31-2020 to 12-12-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Saturday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:15 AM
    Instructor: Gladis Jiménez González
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    This class is for students who have no background in Spanish. We will focus on learning vocabulary, the uses of SER and ESTAR (to be), dates, numbers, and interrogative words. The textbook for this class is Easy Spanish STEP-BY-STEP by Barbara Bregstein, published by McGraw-Hill. The text book for this class is... read more
    This class is for students who have no background in Spanish. We will focus on learning vocabulary, the uses of SER and ESTAR (to be), dates, numbers, and interrogative words. The textbook for this class is Easy Spanish STEP-BY-STEP by Barbara Bregstein, published by McGraw-Hill. The text book for this class is "Easy Spanish STEP - BY - STEP" by Barbara Bregstein. The book is published by McGraw Hill. You are responsible for purchasing the book.
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  • Sessions: 6
    Class Date(s): 10-28-2020 to 12-09-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:15 AM
    Instructor: Gladis Jiménez González
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    This class is for students who have taken a basic Spanish class. We will continue with the present tense using irregular verbs. We will practice grammar, reading, and introduce new vocabulary. The textbook for this class... read more

    This class is for students who have taken a basic Spanish class. We will continue with the present tense using irregular verbs. We will practice grammar, reading, and introduce new vocabulary. The textbook for this class is Easy Spanish STEP-BY-STEP by Barbara Bregstein, published by McGraw-Hill.

    The text book for this class is “Easy Spanish STEP – BY – STEP” by Barbara Bregstein. The book is published by McGraw Hill. You are responsible for purchasing the book.

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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-30-2020 to 09-30-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:15 PM
    Instructor: Philip J. Goscienski, M.D.
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    A pregnant woman in the Stone Age was healthier than a modern woman and her child benefited as a result. In spite of the hazards of infections that have been under control in the Western world for many decades, children who were born tens of thousands of years ago would become strong, healthy adults. None would suffer from the chronic diseases of modern... read more
    A pregnant woman in the Stone Age was healthier than a modern woman and her child benefited as a result. In spite of the hazards of infections that have been under control in the Western world for many decades, children who were born tens of thousands of years ago would become strong, healthy adults. None would suffer from the chronic diseases of modern life. Learn about how they were born, raised and nurtured in a primitive world.
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-30-2020 to 09-30-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:00 AM
    Instructor: Nina Hegyi, Artist and Instructor
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    Nothing brightens the mood quite like flowers!  Come and enjoy fun ways to create beautiful floral cartoons. No artistic experience needed. In this class you will learn: how to create cartoon flowers and leaves by using simple shapes and how to add dimension and detail to your cartoons. Materials you'll need: Pencil and black... read more
    Nothing brightens the mood quite like flowers!  Come and enjoy fun ways to create beautiful floral cartoons. No artistic experience needed. In this class you will learn: how to create cartoon flowers and leaves by using simple shapes and how to add dimension and detail to your cartoons. Materials you'll need: Pencil and black sharpie Paper Markers, colored pencils or crayons
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-12-2020 to 10-12-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:00 PM
    Instructor: Anne Hoiberg
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    Who were  those brave women speaking out and marching for women’s right to vote? From 1848 until 1920,  millions joined... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 11-12-2020 to 11-12-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:00 AM
    Instructor: Aniko Makranczy, MFA
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    Charles Burchfield (1893 - 1967) was an American watercolor painter and visionary artist, known for his passionate and often fantastic depictions of nature. Landscapes, weather, and towns were his main inspiration.  His work expresses the energy, mood, and emotions of these scenes and environments.  We will explore his painting, sketches, and wallpaper... read more
    Charles Burchfield (1893 - 1967) was an American watercolor painter and visionary artist, known for his passionate and often fantastic depictions of nature. Landscapes, weather, and towns were his main inspiration.  His work expresses the energy, mood, and emotions of these scenes and environments.  We will explore his painting, sketches, and wallpaper designs.
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  • Sessions: 6
    Class Date(s): 10-15-2020 to 11-19-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:30 PM
    Instructor: Virginia B. Berger, MA, Certified Professional Coach
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    Have you been in denial about aging for long enough?  Are you ready to explore any self-limiting beliefs around growing... read more
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  • Sessions: 6
    Class Date(s): 10-27-2020 to 12-08-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 1:30 PM → 2:45 PM
    Instructor: Danisa Mardones, BA
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    This course is for people with a very advanced level of Spanish who wish to deepen and perfect their knowledge of the language. Students will debate in Spanish, accurately and fluently, on a variety of topics. Learning is achieved through the use of group dynamics, in addition to role playing and... read more
    This course is for people with a very advanced level of Spanish who wish to deepen and perfect their knowledge of the language. Students will debate in Spanish, accurately and fluently, on a variety of topics. Learning is achieved through the use of group dynamics, in addition to role playing and representation.
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 12-10-2020 to 12-10-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:15 PM
    Instructor: Chef Cyndi Burgunder, Personal Chef for Seniors
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    This year my big trip to cooking school in San Sebastian Spain and follow-on tour of Provence was cancelled.  Let’s... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 11-19-2020 to 11-19-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:15 PM
    Instructor: Chef Cyndi Burgunder, Personal Chef for Seniors
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    There are plenty of ways to cook a turkey but sometimes the classic way is the best.  Learn how to... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-06-2020 to 10-06-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:00 AM
    Instructor: Julie Derry, MBA, Certified Senior Advisor and Kie Copenhaver, MA, RHIA, RCFE, Certified Senior Advisor
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    The television was invented in 1927 by inventor and television pioneer, Philo Farnsworth and our world has never been the... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 11-05-2020 to 11-05-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:00 AM
    Instructor: Philip J. Goscienski, M.D.
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    Nearly a century has separated two of the most deadly pandemics in modern history. Both have murky origins and unusual... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-29-2020 to 09-29-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:30 PM
    Instructor: Gini Pedersen, M.A. Education Technology, Community College Instructor
    Term: 2020-3
    Location: Online Course

    Prerequisite: Beginning Excel class offered on Tuesday, June 16 -- or equivalent training/experience. In this Intermediate Excel session you will learn how to format spreadsheet contents, streamline Excel tasks,  work with formulas, create/sort/filter/manipulate lists and records – mailing lists, music collections, managing RSVPs to an invitation, and so... read more
    Prerequisite: Beginning Excel class offered on Tuesday, June 16 -- or equivalent training/experience. In this Intermediate Excel session you will learn how to format spreadsheet contents, streamline Excel tasks,  work with formulas, create/sort/filter/manipulate lists and records – mailing lists, music collections, managing RSVPs to an invitation, and so much more. You will receive a step-by-step handout so you can replicate what you learned on your own computer. Cox Communications has teamed up with San Diego Oasis to provide free online classes for seniors in an effort to ensure that technology training is available to everyone who wants it.  Cox and Oasis strongly believe now more than ever that seniors need to be connected, engaged and involved in the world.  Cox is providing these classes as a service to all members of San Diego Oasis.  
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