Activities

The Summer 2015 catalog is now available; call 559.278.0008 or email osher@csufresno.edu to receive a copy via U.S. Mail. 

Fall 2015
General Sessions
Date & Time Location Event/Activity Featuring
Wednesday, September 16,
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union
The State of California
Dan Walters
Thursday,
October 1,
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union
It's Greek To Me
Dr. Honora H. Chapman
Thursday,
October 15,
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union
Tales The Tombstones Tell: Exploring the Living Past of the Dead
Bill Coate
Tuesday,
October 27,
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union
Fresno: The Next Entrepreneurial Hotbed
Dr. Timothy Stearns
 Tuesday,
November 3,
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union  The Pathology to Celebrity Sexual Deviance: The Road to Bill Cosby Dr. Erick Hickey
Tuesday,
November 17,
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union  Local TV and How a Modern News Organization Works  Dan Adams
Tuesday,
December 1,
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union  From Moral Outrage to the Maid of Cotton: Tracing the Roots of Southern Agricultural Beauty Queens Dr. Blain Roberts

Fall 2015
Short Courses
Date & Time Location Event/Activity Featuring
Tuesdays: September 8, 15, 22 & 29 
3:30 - 5:00 pm
UBC 191
Rock 'n' Roll in the 1950s
Dr. Mathew Darling
Wednesdays: September 9, 16, 23 & 30
10 - 11:30 am
UBC 191 Mad Dogs and Englishmen: India's Influence on British Dress and Society Brenna Ariel Barks
Tuesdays: September 8, 15 & 22
10 - 11:30 am
UBC 191
Be an Edgar Cayce: Ascension Meditation and the Informational Field
Aaron Drake
Thursdays: September 10, 17 & 24
10 - 11:30 am
UBC 191
Drought Tolerant and Small Space Gardening
Calliope Correia
Thursdays: September 10, 17, 24 & October 8
2 - 3:30 pm
UBC 191
Memoirs to Poetry
Dr. Linnea Alexander
Friday, September 11, 
3 - 4:30 pm
Henry Madden Library
Facebook
DiscoverE
Fridays: September 18, 25 & October 16
11 am - 12:30 pm
UBC 191
Why the Central valley is Better Than Anywhere Else
Craig Scharton
Thursdays: September 14, 21, 28 & October 5
1:30 - 3 pm
UBC 191
The Community is Our Classroom
Dr. Matt Jendian & Dr. Don Simmons
Friday, September 18, 
3 - 4 pm
Henry Madden Library
YouTube
DiscoverE
Friday, September 25
3 - 4 pm
Henry Madden Library
Photos & Camera on iOS
DiscoverE
Tuesdays: September 29, October 6 & 13
10 - 11:30 am
UBC 191
Meditation Techniques for Qigong, Tai Chi, Yoga and Energetic Healing Practitioners
Aaron Drake
Wednesdays: October 7, 14, 28 & November 4
10 - 11:30 am
UBC 191
American TV: the Glamorous Wasteland
Paul Kasser
Wednesdays: October 7, 14, 28 & November 4
2 - 3:30 pm
UBC 191
Elected by the Grim Reaper or Worse: American VPs who Became Presidents
Dr. Allen Carden
Friday, October 9
3 - 4pm
Henry Madden Library
Spotify
DiscoverE
Friday, October 16
3 - 4 pm
Henry Madden Library
Lumosity
DiscoverE
Thursdays: October 22, 29, November 5 &12
3 - 4:30
Henry Madden Library
The Wonderful World of Henry Madden Library Special Collections
Various lecturers
 Thursdays: October 17, November 10 & 17
9 - 10:30 am
 UBC191 California Politics  Dr. Jeffrey Cummins
Friday, October 23
3 - 4 pm
Henry Madden Library Maps on iOS DiscoverE
Mondays: October 26, November 2 & 9
10 - 11:30 am
UBC192 Digital Camera Basics Paul Calkins
Thursdays: October 29, November 5, 12 & 19
3:30 - 5 pm
UBC 191  Contemporary Conflicts of Morals Dr. Andy Fiala
Thursdays: October 29, November 5, 12 & 19
UBC 191 Etiquette & Empire: The World of Jane Austen and her Novels Brenna Ariel Barks
Friday, November 6
3 - 4 pm
Henry Madden Library Creating your Email Account DiscoverE
Friday, November 13
3 - 4 pm
Henry Madden Library Learn a New Language With DuoLingo DiscoverE
Friday, November 20
3 - 4 pm
Henry Madden Library Google Earth DiscoverE
Friday, December 4
3 - 4 pm
Henry Madden Library  Skitch DiscoverE
Friday, December 11
3 - 4 pm
Henry Madden Library  Music on iOS DiscoverE
Fridays: September 11, October 16, November 6, December 11
10-11:30 am or
12 - 1:30 pm
UBC 194 Book Club Kay Davies

Fall 2015 
Field Trips
Date & Time Location Event/Activity
Friday, October 2
7:30 am - 7 pm
Monterrey (Bus Trip)
Aquarium Visit
Monday, October 12
9 am - 12:30 pm
Fresno 
Behind the Scenes at the Big Fresno Fair
Friday, October 30 & Sunday, November 1
2 - 3 pm (Tour)
2 - 4 pm (Matinee)
Fresno State Wright Theatre
Wright Theatre Tour & Sunday Matinee of Midsummer Night's Dream
Wednesday, November 18
6:30 am to 8 pm
Solvang (Bus Trip)
A Visit to Historic Solvang
Wednesday, December 2,
6:30 am to 8 pm
Burbank (Bus Trip)
Warner Bros. Studio Tour
 
   

To see past activities:

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