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It’s your time to have the time of your life – with Oasis.

Join us for exciting programs this summer!

Share our excitement, sign up for classes and explore our volunteer opportunities.

Download our full course catalog  to see our classes or view and sign up for classes online.

Arts and Entertainment

Enjoy music, dance, theater and storytelling performances by local artists. Join our orchestra or let your inner artist bloom at the Indianapolis Art Center during the Make It Take It series.

Living and Exploring 

We’re proud of the engaging close-to-home Living and Exploring opportunities we offer throughout the year. Just a few of the things in store for this summer:

  • Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing – Women growing older contend with ageism, misogyny and loss, yet studies show that most older women are deeply happy. Come to this presentation prepared to be uplifted by facts, encouraged by stories of real women, and to learn from each other.
  • Culinary Delights – This trimester, treat yourself to a container gardening class at Allisonville Nursery, Garden & Home. You will learn gardening tips and create your very own “potted pizza.”
  • Arches and Canyonlands National Parks - take an armchair tour of these spectacular parks, courtesy of David Medved.
  • Religious Landscapes – Join Oasis as we explore four different sacred spaces in the greater Indianapolis area.

Exercise and Wellness

Health is key to doing all the other things you want to do. Sharpen your memory, strengthen your body and learn all you can about the health topics that matter for seniors. We have more ways than one to help you find just the right information you need and find an activity that’s right for you.

  • The Doctor Is In: Join Dr. Busk for a discussion on the current recommendations for a healthy lifestyle and prevention of disease demonstrated by evidence-based research and national society consensus.
  • 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's – The Alzheimer’s Association developed the new 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s education program to help people recognize common signs of the disease and know what to watch for in themselves and others.

Computers and Technology

  • Internet Safety Event – Join Technology Experts from AT&T in this educational and interactive event based solely on giving you the tools and knowledge you need to navigate through the increasing security and privacy issues we face every day.
  • Digital Couponing and Online Grocery Shopping – Learn how to best use digital couponing and shopping for your groceries online with services such as Shipt. Convenience and savings at your finger tips!

Calling all tutors!

Join the ranks of dedicated volunteers working one-on-one with children in 93 area elementary schools through our nationally recognized Intergenerational Tutoring Program.

Learn about more opportunities to volunteer with us.

From the Staff

See you at Oasis this summer!

Join us for lectures, discussions, interactive pursuits and cultural events. Explore and tour sacred spaces, immerse yourself in Indiana history, discover iconic food destinations and more. See you at Oasis for a summer of fun and lifelong learning!

Iozzo’s – Iconic Indy Food Destination with a Past History of Intrigue

Your reservations are made! Join us for lunch at Iozzo’s Italian Garden and learn the story of the original Iozzo’s that ruled Indianapolis back in the 1930s. The interior of the restaurant has the look and feel of Old World Italy, as if you’re being transported to another place once you step inside.

See page 10 of the summer catalog for more information.

Summer Hoosier History Indiana Governors Series

Join Oasis for this series of classes focused on Hoosier history.

Indiana Governors and the End of the Progressive Era

World War One, influenza, labor strikes, prohibition, women’s suffrage, immigration, and the rise of the KKK were just some of the issues faced by Governors Samuel M. Ralston, James P. Goodrich, and Warren T. McCray from 1913-1924 at the close of the Progressive Era. Learn about their legacies and how Indiana reflected and rejected changes that were forging a new nation.

Oliver P. Morton’s House: Unraveling the Past With a Sledgehammer

Owner Ronald Morris will share more about his property and renovations.
This historic home was built in 1848 and in 1975 it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Indiana Governor’s Residence Tour

Join Oasis for a private tour of the Indiana Governor’s Residence.

See page 9 of the summer catalog for more information.