• Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 02-26-2024 to 02-26-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Gina Simmons Schneider, PhD, Licensed Psychotherapist, Executive Coach & Author
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - San Diego Oasis
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    Participants will learn about the evolving definitions of racism and antiracism in psychology. We will explore the social, cultural, and neuropsychological roots of racism and hate groups. Students will learn about multi-generational racial trauma and proactive strategies for healing. Gina Simmons Schneider, Ph.D. Licensed Psychotherapist, Executive Coach,... read more
  • Sessions: 5
    Class Date(s): 02-26-2024 to 04-08-2024
    No Class: 2024-03-11,2024-04-01
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Wendy Davenport, MA British and American Literature, retired drama coach, high school and college English teacher and Oasis leadership team member
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Syracuse Oasis
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    Throughout history, literature has been censored and bowdlerized for a variety of reasons: subject matter, style, intent. Most recently, books dealing with LGBTQ topics have come under fire, especially in YA works. Often these books are central to a reader’s understanding of others’ hardships and feelings of isolation. Although these are often valuable... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 02-27-2024 to 02-27-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 09:30 AM-10:45 AM Central Time
    Instructor: W. Joseph Campbell, Ph.D., Professor, School of Communication, American University
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Washington Metro Oasis

    In one way or another, polls have misfired in the three most recent U.S. presidential elections, a record that may signal what lies ahead in 2024. Will the polls fail yet again? What accounts for their uneven at best performance record? And why are polls still such dominant, narrative-setting forces in American politics? Those questions and more will be... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 02-27-2024 to 02-27-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Johnny Rabbit
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom- St. Louis Oasis

    If you're from St. Louis, you know about this question. If you're NOT from St. Louis, you know about this question. Locals love talking about where they went to high school while transplants scratch their heads over the "why" St. Louisans want to know. Maybe we're overly nostalgic or nosy, wanting an immediate profile of you, or perhaps we love our schools... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 02-27-2024 to 02-27-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Susan Sharp, MS, retired Earth Science and Astrobiology teacher, adjunct instructor of Astrobiology, SUNY ESF, Woodrow Wilson Fellow at Princeton University
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Syracuse Oasis

    Sea glass is a naturally recycled beautiful and sometimes rare artifact found in nature, with each piece having its own history. The study of sea glass is a captivating window into the past, which first begins with the science of how glass is made. The sea glass journey is one of intrigue, enchantment, and sometimes even archaeology. Join Susan as she... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 02-27-2024 to 02-27-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Sofia Laurein, PhD, Professor of History
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - San Diego Oasis

    Let’s put some famous paintings under a magnifying glass to reveal the fascinating stories, hidden insights and secret messages. Unveil the layers of meaning and discover mysterious symbols beneath the surfaces of celebrated... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 02-27-2024 to 02-27-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 12:30 PM-01:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Derrick Pratt, Director of Education, Erie Canal Museum
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Rochester Oasis

    Why was the Erie Canal built? How was it built? What happened with it once it was built? Where is it now? All these questions and more will be answered in this crash course on “Clinton’s Ditch.”  This class is presented via Zoom.  A computer, phone or tablet is needed to access the... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 02-28-2024 to 02-28-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 10:00 AM- 11:30 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Marcie Handler
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    After a brief introduction to chocolate, we will do a deep dive into the Hershey and Mars dynasties. The Hershey and Mars dynasties are two prominent American family-owned businesses in the confectionery industry. Both dynasties have left lasting legacies in the confectionery industry, with their brands being recognized and enjoyed by people around the... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 02-28-2024 to 02-28-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Costa Dillon, M.P.A., National Park Ranger/Superintendent and Screenwriter (Attack of the Killer Tomatoes)
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - San Diego Oasis

    Was the Gettysburg Address really written on the back of an envelope? Did the Liberty Bell crack on July 4, 1776? Did Columbus set out to prove the world was round? There are all kinds of stories we learn about U.S. history in school, from others, and in books. Which ones are true and which ones are false and why do we believe myths of American history?... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 02-28-2024 to 02-28-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Diana Biro and Eric Rogers, Oasis Education Committee members and long-time volunteers
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Syracuse Oasis

    In August 2019, Diana and Eric traveled to Switzerland with her brother and his new wife a few weeks after their wedding. Our 8-day Globus tour took us from Zurich and Liechtenstein to St. Moritz, Lugano and Zermatt, then to Lake Geneva, Berne, and Lucerne, a diverse itinerary with plenty of spectacular scenery, interesting history, and urban delights.... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 02-29-2024 to 02-29-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 12:00 PM-2:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Kaye Lindauer
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Syracuse Oasis

    Is Narcissism becoming normalized in our culture? Explore the psychological roots and behaviors of those dominated by this personality disorder. How does Narcissism relate to Envy? A heightened awareness of such psychic phenomena is a person's only protection against... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 02-29-2024 to 02-29-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Linda Hawley, Ed.M., Author, Teacher & World Traveler
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - San Diego Oasis

    All aboard for an exciting visual exploration of exotic, culture-rich cities--Lisbon, Seville, Cadiz, Tangier, Casablanca, Marrakesh &... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 02-29-2024 to 02-29-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 01:00 PM- 3:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Richard Losciale
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom- St. Louis Oasis

    Join instructor Richard Losciale, bassist and Woodstock "graduate," for a musical journey that begins with the basics of poetry defined through music. An inspirational listening experience follows as we share some of the Rock era's most expressive, memorable, and beautiful songs over the last 75 years. Enjoy this walk through the soundtrack of our lives.... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 03-01-2024 to 03-01-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Carol Whitton
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    St. Louis is known for its French, Italian, Irish, and German influence by early settlers taking root in the city. Founded by German immigrants, Anheuser Busch put St. Louis on the map as a brewers' city, and it was soon that the town was teeming with competing breweries and Oktober Fest celebrations. This class focuses on using genealogy to trace the roots... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 03-01-2024 to 03-01-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Martha Bogart
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    We all know that as users of technology devices and websites, we are vulnerable to data hacks, scammers, and prolific advertising. Sometimes ads and emails come in so targeted to our personal lives we think someone has read our mind. While there is no way to perfectly guard our privacy and personal data, we CAN do things that tighten our security. This... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 03-01-2024 to 03-01-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Renee Moten
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Join this class for tips on preventing and reducing knee pain without the aid of surgery, drugs or... read more
  • Sessions: 5
    Class Date(s): 03-02-2024 to 03-30-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Saturday
    Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Lynn Morgan, Licensed Instructor
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - San Diego Oasis

    This class is for everyone who enjoys music and wants to have fun while getting some exercise. We will dance salsa, merengue, swing and cha-cha using Latin and International music! No experience necessary. Lynn will carefully demonstrate the easy-to-follow movements and help everyone learn in a safe, welcoming... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 03-04-2024 to 03-04-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 09:00 AM-10:30 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Nancy Alexander, Physical therapist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Rochester Oasis

    Get back to those activities you enjoy when you learn how to decrease pain and stiffness associated with osteoarthritis (OA). Presented by Nancy Alexander, Physical Therapist, CSCS, Advanced Licensed Buff Bones® instructor, and author of, “Get UP! Defy Aging with Movement,” this class: o Helps you understand the impacts of OA o Reviews... read more
  •  ExerStart

    $27.00
    Sessions: 18
    Class Date(s): 03-04-2024 to 05-01-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Monday, Wednesday
    Time: 09:15 AM- 10:00 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Sharon Kirsch
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Stay active so you can do the things you want to do! ExerStart is a low-intensity exercise class for you to add more activity to your life. You will exercise using a resistance band while standing or... read more
  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 03-04-2024 to 03-11-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Central Time
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Rochester Oasis

    The One-Legged Spy. James Bond, she was not… she was better than that. Much better. It’s hard for us to imagine someone who was rejected by all the allies as being one of the most successful spies in history, but that’s Virginia Hall. It is even harder for us to imagine a woman who could command troops in WWII and defeat hardened German troops with... read more

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