Activities

The Spring 2015 catalog is now available; call 559.278.0008 or email us to receive a copy via U.S. Mail. 

Spring 2015
General Sessions
Date & Time Location Event/Activity Featuring
Thursday, Jan. 29,
3 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union
Drones: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Dr. Gregory Kriehn
Monday,
Feb. 2,
3 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union
Central Valley Honor Flight
Paul Loeffler
Monday,
Feb. 9,
3 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union
Love, Beauty, and Valentine’s Day
Dr. Andrew Fiala
Monday,
Mar. 16,
3 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union
The San Joaquin Valley’s Ice Age Past:  As Told through Fossils
Dr. Robert Dundas
Thursday,
Mar. 26,
3 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union
I Dare You to Live Your Life
Armen Bacon
Monday,
Apr. 13,
3 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union
The 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide
Barlow Der Mugrdechian
Monday,
Apr. 27,
3 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union
Life after Appomattox: Reflections on the Legacies of the Civil War 150 Years after It Ended
Dr. Ethan Kytle
Wednesday,
May 13, 
3 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union
Water in the Valley, Then and Now
Dr. Thomas Holyoke & Sargeant Green

Spring 2015
Short Courses
Date & Time Location Event/Activity Featuring
Tuesdays: Feb. 3, 10 & 17, 
3 - 5 pm
UBC 191
The Beatles
Dr. Mathew Darling
Wednesdays: Feb. 4, 11, 18 & 25, 
10:30 - 12 pm
UBC 194
Meditation for Health
Aaron Drake
Thursdays: Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26
10 - 11:30 am
UBC 191
The Odd Couple: Founding Fathers Ben Franklin and John Adams
Dr. Allen Carden
Thursdays: Feb. 5, 12, 19 & Mar. 5,
3 - 4:30 pm
UBC 191
The American Revolution
Dr. Bradley Jones
Mondays: Feb. 23, Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30,
10 - 11:30 am
UBC 194
The Cookbook: My Family Recipes 
Jessica Griffen
Tuesday: Mar. 3, 10, 17 & 24,
10 - 11:30 am
UBC 191
A Cultural History of American Radio
Paul Kaser
Tuesdays: Mar. 3, 17 & 24,
3 - 4:30 pm
UBC 191
Whither Russia?  A Historical Examination of Russia between the 1990s and Today
Dr. Michelle DenBeste
Wednesdays: Mar. 4, 11, 18 & 25
10 - 11:30 am
UBC 194
How to better use your iPhone/iPad
Richard Robinson
Wednesdays: Mar. 4, 11, 18 & 25,
3 - 4:30 pm
UBC 191
History of Scottish Art and Architecture
Brenna Barks
Wednesdays: Apr. 1, 8, 15 & 29,
10 - 11:30 am
UBC 194
How to better use your Android Phone/Tablet
Richard Robinson
Wednesdays: Apr. 1, 8, 15 & 29,
3 - 4:30 pm
UBC 191
The Bright Young People
Brenna Barks
Thursdays: Apr. 2, 16, 23 & 30,
10 - 11:30 am
UBC 191
Visions of the East:  Contemporary Asian Art
Susana Sosa
Mondays: Apr. 6, 13, 20 & 27
10 - 11:30 am
UBC 191
How to Get the Most from Your Digital Camera
Paul Calkins
Tuesdays: Apr. 7, 14, 21 & 28,
3 - 4:30 pm
UBC 191
Death and Dying, Life and Afterlife
Dr. Andrew Fiala
Tuesdays: Apr. 14, 21 & 28,
10 - 11:30 am
UBC 191
Consumer Protection: Avoiding Identity Theft and Scams
Blair Looney
Mondays: May 4, 11 & 18,
10 - 11:30 am
UBC 191
Show, Market and Buy Your Next Home
Jose Reyna 
Mondays: May 4, 11 & 18,
3 - 4:30 pm
UBC 191
Hidden Fresno 
Various Presenters 
Tuesdays: May 5, 12 & 19,
3 - 4:30 pm
UBC 191
Organizing Your Home and Office – Creating Peace and Productivity 
Brenda McElroy 
Fridays: Feb. 6, Mar. 6, Apr. 10 & May 8
11 - 12:30 pm
UBC 194
Book Club 
Kay Davies

Spring 2015 
Field Trips
Date & Time Location Event/Activity
Tuesday, Feb. 24,
7 am to 8 pm
Simi Valley (Bus Trip)
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
Thursday, Mar. 12, 
2 pm to 4:30 pm
Chukchansi Park
Fresno Grizzlies Baseball Revealed
Friday, Mar. 20,
9 am to 4 pm
Atwater (Bus Trip)
Castle Air Force Museum
Thursday, Apr. 9,
12 pm to 5 pm
Chowchilla (Bus Trip)
Fossil Discovery Center of Madera County
Friday, Apr. 10,
2 pm to 4 pm
Fresno State
An Afternoon at the Planetarium
Wednesday, Apr 22,
7 am to 6 pm
Yosemite National Park (Bus Trip)
Springtime in Yosemite
Friday, April 24,
10 am to 12 pm
Fresno, Session 1
The Artist in Me, Fresno 
Friday, April 24,
1 pm to 3 pm
Fresno, Session 2
The Artist in Me, Fresno
Thursday, May 7,
2 to 4 pm
Fresno State
Behind the Scenes at Fresno State, a Campus Walking Tour

To see past activities:

Brochures from our past semesters are linked on the Resources page.