Activities

The Fall 2018 catalog is now available; call 559.278.0008 or email osher@csufresno.edu to receive a copy via U.S. Mail. 

Spring 2019
General Sessions
Date & Time Location Event/Activity Featuring
Thursday;
February 14,
3:00 - 4:30pm
Satellite Student Union "Being a Smart Car Consumer" Chief Tom Wilson
Wednesday;
March 6,
3:00 - 4:30pm
Satellite Student Union "Away from Moscow! Europe Now! The Challenges of Ukraine's Path" Dr. Victoria Malko
Wednesday; 
March 20, 
3:00 - 4:30pm 
 Satellite Student Union  "America's Dark History of Anti-Semitism"  Dr. Bradley Hart
Tuesday;
April 16,
3:00 - 4:30pm
 Satellite Student Union  "Inside the Fresno Fire Department" Chief Kerri Donis
Tuesday;
April 23,
3:00 - 4:30pm
 Satellite Student Union  "Fake News has Found a Home in Divided America"  Jim Boren

Spring 2019
Short Courses
Date & Time Location Event/Activity Featuring
Friday;
February 1
1:00 - 2:30pm
PB192 "Uber and Lyft" Cristian Juarez
Monday;
February 4
10:00 - 11:30am
PB191 "The Grand Jury Needs You" Lanny Larson
Mondays;
February 4, 11 & 25
2:00 - 3:30pm
PB194 "The Human Experience" Aaron Drake
Tuesdays;
February 5, 19, 26 & March 5
10:00 - 11:30am
PB191 "The Italian Futurists and Radical Modernism" Susana Sosa
Tuesdays;
February 5, 12 & 19
2:00 - 3:30pm
PB191 "Putin's Russia Dr. Michelle DenBeste
Tuesday;
February 12
10:00 - 11:00am
PB192 "Teach for OLLI - Showcase your expertise, interests and hobbies" Jill Wagner
Fridays;
February 15 & 22
1:00 - 2:30pm
PB192 "iOS - Part I and II" Cristian Juarez
Tuesdays;
Febraury 26, March 5, 12, 19 & 26
1:00 - 2:30pm
PB192 "Writing a Docu-memory of Your Life Story" Armen Bacon
Thursdays;
February 28, March 7, 14 & 21
10:30am - 12:00pm
PB192 "The Roman Baroque of Berninin, Carvaggio, Artemisia and Annibale" Dr. Gina Strumwasser
Tuesdays;
March 5, 12, 19 & 26
2:00 - 3:30pm
PB191 "California History Part II: The Four Turning Points" Dr. Allen Carden
Monday;
March 11
3:00 - 4:30pm
PB191 "A Musical Tour of Ireland with Celtic Band Pipe on the Hob" Karana Hattersley - Drayton
Mondays;
March 11, 18, 25, April 8, 15 & 22
1:00 - 2:30pm
PB194 
"Jane Austen for the 21st Century Reader"
Heather Parish
Mondays;
March 11, 18 & 25
10:00 - 11:30am
PB191 "What's Happening Now?" Lanny Larson
Tuesdays;
March 12, 19, 26 & April 2
10:00 - 11:30am
PB191 "A History of Human Spaceflight" Larry Parmeter
Tuesdays and Wednesday;
March 12, 19 & 20
11:00am - 12:30pm
Various

 March 12; "Lecture", PB191

March 19; "Fresno Buddhist Temple/Family Dharma Center", 2690 E Alluvial Ave., Clovis, CA, 93611

March 20; "Unitarian Universalist Church of Fresno", 2672 E Alluvial Ave., Fresno, CA, 93720 

Ronald Orozco
Wednesday;
March 13
2:30 - 4:30pm
PB191 "Creating a Lasting Legacy" Liz Garvin
Thursday;
March 21
2:00 - 3:30pm
PB191 "Falsettos Preview" Donald Munro
Friday;
March 22
1:00 - 2:30pm
PB192 "Video Streaming Apps" Cristian Juarez
Friday;
March 22
10:00am - 12:00pm
PB192 "Maximizing the Value of Your Home" Jared Kim
Monday;
March 25
2:00 - 3:30pm
PB191 "ArtHop Preview" Donald Munro
Wednesdays;
March 27, April 3, 10 & 24
3:00 - 4:30pm
PB191 "Bioethics" Dr. Andy Fiala
Tuesdays;
April 2 & 9
2:30 - 4:00pm
PB191 "St. John's Bible" Bill Lucido
Thursdays;
April 4, 11 & 18
10:30am - 12:00pm
PB191 "You Must Remember This" Paul Kaser
Mondays;
April 8, 15 & 22
3:00 - 4:30pm
PB191 "Sacred Spaces" Karana Hattersley-Drayton
Fridays;
April 12, 19, 26 & May 3
2:00 - 3:30pm
PB194 "Tai Chi" David Ortiz
Friday;
April 12
1:00 - 2:30pm
PB192 "Facebook"

Cristian Juarez
Tuesday;
April 16
10:00am - 12:00pm 
PB192 "Journey Through Illness" Dianne Callahan
Monday:
April 22, 29, May 6 & 13
1:00 - 2:30pm
PB191 "The Great War and the Birth of the Modern World" Dr. Bradley Hart
Wednesday;
May 1
1:00 - 2:30pm
PB192 "Wonderful New Experiences- Breaking Your Rut" Jill Wagner
Mondays & Wednesdays;
May 6, 8, 13 & 15
10:00 - 11:30am
PB191 "Antarctica, a Continent of Mysteries" Jean Pennycook
Fridays;
February 1, March 8, April 12 & May 3
9:30 - 11:00am
PB194

February 1; "Educated: A Memoir", by Tara Westover

March 8; "Wolves at the Door: The True Story of America's Great Female Spy", by Judith Pearson

April 12; "Irena's Children: The Extraordinary Story of the Woman Who Saved 2500 Children", by Tilar Mazzeo

May 3; "The Browns of California", by Miriam Pawe

Kay Davies

Spring 2019
Field Trips & aCTIVITIES
Date & Time Location Event/Activity
Friday;
March 15
1:30 - 3:30pm
The Vineyards
at the California Armenian Home
"Armenian Cooking - A Delicious Lesson in History and Culture"
Wednesday;
March 27
9:00am - 9:00pm
Golden Gate Theater
San Francisco, CA
"Falsettos Musical"
Thursday;
March 28
1:00 - 4:00pm
Dunlap, CA
"Project Survival Cat Haven"
Thursday;
April 4
5:00 - 8:00pm
Downtown - various
Fresno, CA
"ArtHop"
Friday;
April 5
11:00am - 12:30pm
Gazebo Gardens, Inc.
Fresno, CA
 
"Succulent Planters"
Thursday;
April 25
10:00am - 1:30pm
McKenzie Table Mountain Preserve
Fresno, CA
"Hiking on the McKenzie Table Mountain Preserve"

To see past activities:

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