• Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-19-2021 to 10-19-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Tina Louise Carpenito
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Oasis National

    Do you know what to look for on the ingredients list when selecting a whole grain? Let’s explore this, and lots more as we make half our grains whole. Recipe... read more
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    Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-20-2021 to 10-20-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Laura Nicholls, retired art educator
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Syracuse Oasis

    As a young woman growing up in Brooklyn, Lee Krasner always knew that she wanted to be an artist. Inspired by the opening of MoMA in 1929, Krasner joined the Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts and became a member of the American Abstract Artists where she met and later married Jackson Pollock. With the financial assistance of Peggy Guggenheim, the Pollocks... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-20-2021 to 10-20-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Jane Ellen
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Albuquerque Oasis

    Composer Leroy Anderson (1908-75) has been described by John Williams as “one of the great American masters of light orchestral music.” Some of his earliest masterpieces were written while serving in military intelligence in the 1940s. As a composer his works could be equally playful or poignant, and sometimes made use of unconventional instruments. His... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-21-2021 to 10-21-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Emily Kuenstler
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Oasis National

    In the 1950s in Queens, NY, a gentleman organized his little collections to create some of the first assemblage art...spools of thread, found glass bottles, buttons, and printed matter about ballet . Joseph Cornell was influenced by the European Cubists and Surrealists, but had few art contemporaries. He was a singular, often imitated genius. The making of... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-21-2021 to 10-21-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Tom Henry, M.S.
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Syracuse Oasis

    The latest Supreme Court term was unique due to the pandemic but also held a few surprises with both its rulings and the make-up of majorities in several cases. Cases include issues ranging from free speech, freedom of religion, and transgender rights to NCAA rules. As always there are interesting but less publicized cases as well, this term dealing with... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-22-2021 to 10-22-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 12:30 PM-01:30 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: James H Johnston, Lawyer and Author
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Washington Metro Oasis

    The Potomac River, the dominant geological feature of Montgomery County, has also played a dominant role in American history. It was the first interstate waterway in North America, the spawning ground for the Constitution, and a protective barrier in the Civil War. To travelers today, it is a time tunnel to 250 million years of history. Join this class to... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-22-2021 to 10-22-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Jane Ellen
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Albuquerque Oasis

    Composer William Grant Still Jr (1895-1978) was the first American composer to have an opera produced by the New York City Opera. Although primarily known for his first symphony, Afro-American Symphony (1930), his catalogue includes five symphonies, eight operas, and four ballets, as well as chamber music and art songs. Due to his collaboration with... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-25-2021 to 10-25-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 01:30 PM-03:30 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Jane Ellen
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Albuquerque Oasis

    Powerhouse Canadian rock band Rush was formed in 1968 by Geddy Lee (1953- ), Alex Lifeson (1953- ), and Neil Peart (1952-2020). Moving from blues-inspired hard rock, to progressive rock, to heavy metal stylings, this virtuosic rock trio’s works were heavily influenced by science fiction, fantasy, and philosophy. Many fans first became acquainted with Rush... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-25-2021 to 10-25-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM - Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Joan Musbach
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    “Commodore” Vanderbilt, as his nickname implies, was a great promoter of steamship and railroad transportation in the pre-Civil War decades that feature the growth of both crucial forms of transportation. Called by some the creator of modern capitalism, Cornelius Vanderbilt founded a dynasty and created a vast fortune. In our favorite type of story,... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-26-2021 to 10-26-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:00 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Amy VanDeVelde
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Oasis National

    The FBI reports that Internet scams cost older Americans $835 million dollars in 2019, which is a $186 million dollar increase in JUST ONE YEAR. Yep--you read that correctly: a $186 million dollar increase from 2018 to 2019. This class will teach you how to spot four of the most common scams older adults fall for. Then participants will have the opportunity... read more
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