• Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-12-2022 to 08-12-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Martha Bogart
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Oasis National
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    This class provides an overview of Google Drive, specifically Google Docs (word processing). Learn how to store and back up your files to Google Drive including PDFs, videos, audio files and photos, so you can access them from anywhere. Any file you have on your computer can be stored on Google Drive. Learn how to upload, create, edit, share and organize... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-12-2024 to 07-12-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Carol Whitton
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis
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    Uncover the essentials of utilizing DNA in genealogy by addressing the reasons for preserving your genetic material and considering potential drawbacks. Acquire knowledge about the different types of DNA and their respective applications. Investigate how genealogy testing companies assist in organizing DNA matches, enhancing their utility. Delve into the... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-12-2024 to 07-12-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Carol Diaz-Granados
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis
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    At the end of the Fair (and throughout its seven months), the trash that 20,000,000 visitors produced had to be put somewhere! Parts of the park were used for landfills, and what an exciting landfill it was. Along with pieces of souvenir ceramics, we uncovered pieces of plaster statues and architectural building features, not to mention nails, a pot handle,... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-12-2024 to 07-12-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Dr. Daniel Schlafly
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis
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    Vladimir Putin made his career in the KGB. The experience shaped his outlook as President of the Russian Federation. The KGB (FSB in its current incarnation) and its predecessors from the days of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution have been dedicated and ruthless in their fight against perceived domestic and foreign enemies. Putin continues this tradition, most... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-15-2024 to 07-15-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Ronald McLachlan
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Embark on a fascinating Solar System Survey with Ron McLachlan, MEd in Science Education, boasting 43 years of teaching experience in the field of science. Explore a comparative analysis of planet and moon sizes and masses, delving into intricate surface details. Join us for an illuminating journey through the wonders of our celestial... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-15-2024 to 07-15-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Vance Crowe
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    The art of conversation is fading away in our digital age, but it remains a valuable skill for people from all walks of life. Vance Crowe's unique presentation teaches skills and approaches to have conversations that encourage others to open up, share stories, and build a relationship of trust with you.In this presentation, you will learn the value of small... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-18-2024 to 07-18-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Richard Losciale
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Join Certified Senior Advisor, Richard Losciale, to gain valuable insights into optimizing your retirement life. Whether you're already retired, in the planning stages, or living with someone who is, Richard will share tips, tricks, and wisdom to enhance your retirement experience. Don't miss this opportunity to navigate the path to a fulfilling and... read more
  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 07-19-2024 to 07-26-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Mark E Goodman
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    On the 70thanniversary of this landmark Supreme Court decision, join attorney Mark Goodman in a 2-part discussion of the historical context and extraordinary efforts by so many which provided equal access to education for millions of... read more
  • Sessions: 5
    Class Date(s): 07-22-2024 to 08-19-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 01:00 PM-02:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Bonnie Vega
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Part I of this 3-part series will cover the First and Second Crusades.  Why did Urban II call for a Crusade to Jerusalem in 1095? Who were these “pilgrims” who undertook the First Crusade in 1096? What did the First and Second Crusades achieve?Part II of this series will cover the 3rd - 8th Crusades which took place from 1199 - 1291.  From... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-24-2024 to 07-24-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Marian Brickner
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    For the past 20 years, Marian Brickner has documented the life of Lucy, a Bonobo. Bonobos are endangered great apes that are genetically very close to humans.  Brickner has followed Lucy around the world, most recently to France, to photograph and share her uniqueness with the world.  Meet Brickner through her work, meet... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-25-2024 to 07-25-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Rob Rains
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Don your Cardinals attire and immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Cardinals Baseball! Join Cardinals Baseball Beat Writer Rob Rains alongside fellow passionate Cardinals fans for an engaging discussion on the anticipated outlook for the second half of the season. It's not just a conversation; it's a celebration of all things Cardinals! As an extra... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-25-2024 to 07-25-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Kevin Fernlund
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Kevin Fernlund invites you to delve into the world of geopolitics, where the words of Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky resonate: "You may not be interested in war, but war is interested in you." Explore how geography shapes global politics in a discussion led by Fernlund, echoing Paul Kennedy's insights on the impact of distance, terrain, and climate on... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-29-2024 to 07-29-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Jim Tudor
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Known for his stirring Western films, John Ford is commonly lauded as perhaps the greatest director in American film history. From the silent era into the 1960s and exemplified in titles like The Searchers, Stage coach, and The Quiet Man, Ford made films his way. In the process of forging his compelling view of the world, he made Monument Valley iconic and... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-30-2024 to 07-30-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 10:30 AM-11:45 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Johnny Rabbit
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Embark on a captivating journey with Johnny Rabbitt as he presents a special lecture, featuring a visual parade that spans St. Louis's rich history. From the city's birth with figures like Pierre Laclede and Auguste Chouteau, facing threats of Indian attacks, to the 1860s, exploring slavery and the Civil War, and delving into the stories of Generals U.S.... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-01-2024 to 08-01-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 11:30 AM-12:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Kathy Walsh-Piper
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Uncover intriguing insider stories from the world of museums, featuring captivating accounts such as the 1978 theft at the St. Louis Art Museum, a harrowing fire at the Terra Museum, and the exploits of a mischievous forger who deceived several prestigious institutions. Delve into these lesser-known narratives for a glimpse behind the scenes of museum... read more
  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 08-02-2024 to 08-09-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Richard Venn
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Join us for an insightful course delving into the complex roots of the Vietnam War, tracing America's entanglement in the conflict, and examining its profound impact on domestic society. Gain a deeper understanding of this pivotal chapter in history and its far-reaching implications both abroad and at... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-02-2024 to 08-02-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Maria Gianino
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Immerse yourself in a captivating journey through the historical timeline of jewelry. Join us as we delve into the ten key points of value when appraising jewelry, gaining valuable insights into this timeless art form. Explore exquisite examples of jewelry from various periods of fashion history, witnessing the evolution of style and craftsmanship over the... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-05-2024 to 08-05-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Richard Venn
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Part II of this two-part series will dive into the history of rock music, starting from its peak at Woodstock. You will learn about the tragic event that took place at Altamont, discover how the genre of music splintered into various sub-genres throughout the 1970s, and get insights into how technology has shaped and still continues to influence music to... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-05-2024 to 08-05-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:30 AM-12:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Kathy Walsh-Piper
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Let's explore Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, and American Impressionism through its journey of artistic evolution. Uncover the genesis of Impressionism and its transformative impact on the art world, propelled by artistic ingenuity, societal shifts, patronage dynamics, and technological advancements. Explore the emergence of this revolutionary style,... read more
  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 08-06-2024 to 08-13-2024
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Joan Musbach
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    If you think the Founding Fathers had some grand plan, you are mistaken. The theme of this class is “making it up as we go along.” Political parties were not envisioned as what they called “factions” in those times and were anathema. The assumption was that the “better sorts” would govern based on Enlightenment principles, that virtue would... read more

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