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Dear friends,
I want to take this opportunity to welcome Kathleen Raskob, who began as Executive Director of OASIS...

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Join our friendly corps of volunteers

Volunteers are the heart and soul of our program. Share your skills and talents, support successful aging and meet new friends. In addition to tutoring children who are learning to read, volunteers represent OASIS at community events and help run the center on a daily basis. Find out more about our volunteer opportunities.

 

 
 

OASIS Albuquerque
is now located in
American Square
Shopping Center

3301 Menaul Blvd NE
Suite 18
Albuquerque, NM 87107

 
NEW PHONE:
(505) 884-4529
 

 
 

Welcome to Albuquerque OASIS

OASIS has moved!

Our new address is:
3301 Menaul Blvd NE, Suite 18
Albuquerque, NM 87107
New phone:
505-884-4529

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We are located in the American Square Shopping Center on Menaul just west of Carlisle NE in the building facing the American Home Furniture store

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View Summer Catalog

Our summer 2014 catalog is online and registration is now open! 

 
You may view the entire catalog as a PDF file, or you may go to our Classes page and browse by different criteria such as topic, instructor, or date range.

See important instructions below before you visit our Classes page to register online.

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Or, if you prefer, forms may be mailed in or dropped off at the new OASIS location during office hours (10 am-3 pm Monday through Friday). Registration is now open and continues throughout the term which runs through August. 

Some of our upcoming programs

 
A special class in celebration of the 2014 FIFA World Cup! 
75 - The Science of Soccer    
As the FIFA World Cup excites audiences around the world, OASIS is planning a class which will explore the science behind the most popular game in the world. Why does a ball bounce? Why does it curve in flight? How far can a ball be kicked? Just kicking a ball relates to the physics of motion and friction, and even aerodynamics. These and other aspects of what has been called “the beautiful game” will be explained without delving into complex mathematics. A presentation by John M. Taylor, author of The Science of Soccer, published by UNM Press.
Monday, August 18, 1-2:30pm at OASIS
 
86 - Farm Security Administration Photographers in New Mexico, 1935-1943
The story behind these photographs is not widely known, but it's a good story, and important to politicians, sociologists, and economists who use photography as a tool for research and documentation. This presentation by Baldwin Burr, museum photo archivist, focuses on the work of FSA Photographers Dorothea Lange, Russell Lee, and Jack Delano in New Mexico communities like Bosque Farms, Pie Town and Truchas.
Wednesday, July 30, 1-2:30pm at OASIS

image: Dorothea Lange, Resettled farm child from Taos Junction to Bosque Farms project, New Mexico. Photograph for the Farm Security Administration, December 1935.
 

 
Visit our News page for more information on these and other news items!

TLC & Popejoy present a special talk on the Broadway hit Wicked!

Special rate for OASIS members for talk
 

OASIS tutoring program recently featured in the Rio Rancho Observer


Spotlight on Albuquerque tutor Margie Hobby in the OASIS Institute's annual report

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OASIS wins the American Society on Aging 2013 Gloria Cavanaugh Award
 

 

 OASIS was named by the Social Impact Exchange as one of 100 top-performing nonprofits

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OASIS is sponsored
in Albuquerque by: 
 

Macy's Foundation
Albuquerque Community Foundation
 
 
New Mexico Humanities Council
 
 

 
Roots & Wings Veterans History Project Fund of the Albuquerque Community Foundation

OASIS Albuquerque Partners

Bookworks 

Opera Southwest


Donate

We are building on excellence at OASIS. Help us make 2014 a great year by a one-time gift, or on-going monthly donations. Click here or donate by mail to OASIS, 3301 Menaul Blvd NE, Suite 18, Albuquerque, NM 87107. Thank you!



 

 

 
Library Lectures
Special Collections Library & OASIS present the 2014 Speakers Program From New Town to the Nuclear Age

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