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100 Your Technology Tutor


04/30/18       12:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Comp Lab   

Do you want to advance a computer skill, fill in some gaps in your knowledge, orsolve acomputer problem you've been having? Our instructorscan help you with your PC, Mac, or iPad in a private sess... More

101 Men's Discussion Group (A) Class Full


Monday      01/08/18 - 04/09/18       10:30 - 12:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

The Oasis men's discussion group provides a forum to engage in intellectual conversation with a peer group and explore areas of common concern. Subjects for discussion are selected by the group. L... More

102 Upcounty Men's Discussion Group


Monday      01/08/18 - 04/09/18       12:45 - 02:00
Sunrise at Montgomery Village    

The Oasis men's discussion group provides a forum to engage in intellectual conversation with a peer group and explore areas of common concern. Subjects for discussion are selected by the group. L... More

104 Total Body Workout


Monday      01/22/18 - 04/16/18       10:30 - 12:00
St. Luke's Church    

Get energized with this multi-faceted workout consisting of easy-to-follow dance moves done to music ranging from Pop to Latin to Disco, strengthening exercises with weights and/or elastic tubing, tec... More

105 Cancelled - 105 - Where Did I Put That #&$@ Document?


Monday      01/22/18       10:30 - 03:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Comp Lab   


This class isfor students with PC, not Mac, formats. It is for advanced beginner or intermediate computer students. (New students: Please take our computer skills assessment to determine if you meet t... More

106 NPR's Allison Aubrey: Sleep, Eat, Move, Repeat


Monday      01/22/18       10:30 - 11:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

Learn about key habits that shape our health and promote longevity. What does current research tell us about these habits and the best way to cultivate them? Did you know that habits are infectious, l... More

107 The Folksinger's Daughter


Monday      01/22/18       01:00 - 02:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

The daughter of famed folksinger Oscar Brand, Jeannie Brand had Arlo Guthrie as a swim instructor and Eleanor Roosevelt as a babysitter. She spent her summer vacations floating from one folk festival ... More

108 Qi Gong and Tai Chi Easy 5 spot(s) remaining


Monday      01/22/18 - 04/16/18       02:30 - 03:30
St. Luke's Church    

Enjoy a blending of Qi Gong and Tai Chito promote the relaxation response within you. Balance, flexibility, coordination and stress reduction exercises will be interwoven in easy-to-learn routines tha... More

109 Not Your Mother's Public Library 4 spot(s) remaining


Monday      01/29/18       12:30 - 03:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Comp Lab   

This class is taught on a Windows computer, but is suitable for both Windows and Mac users. Itis for advanced beginner and intermediate computer students. (New students: Please take our computer skill... More

110 Let's Sing! Old Standards and New Favorites


Monday      01/29/18       01:00 - 02:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

This class is for everyone, from shower singers to opera singers! Song leader Lea Morris will lead you in the experience of singing together in harmony. No musical training or prior experience require... More

111 A Humorous Look at the Periodic Table Class Full


Monday      02/05/18       01:00 - 02:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

Join Dr. Gold for a relaxing romp through the chemistry of the 100+ elements of the Periodic Table. Regardless of your background, you can understand a lot about chemistry by simply understanding the ... More

112 Tutor Workshop #1: Guided Reading Levels and More!


Monday      02/05/18       01:30 - 03:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Classroom   

During this interactive workshop learn all about the characteristics of books at different guided reading levelsas well as strategies and activitiesto help your students master basic sight words.Some ... More

113 February Book Discussion: Commonwealth 3 spot(s) remaining


Monday      02/12/18       01:00 - 02:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

Acclaimed, bestselling author Ann Patchett tells the enthralling story of how an unexpected romantic encounter irrevocably changes two families' lives over the course of 50 years. She wants her re... More

114 Race, Religion, and Immigration in American Politics Today


Monday      02/26/18       10:30 - 11:30
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus Auditorium   

Issues related to race, religion, and immigration seem even more salient in U.S. politics than usual. This presentation will explore how Americans think about these issues, their significance during t... More

115 How Do We Solve a Problem Like (North) Korea?!


Monday      02/26/18       01:30 - 03:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus Auditorium   

Goodman will provide an historical background to the current crisis, including a brief discussion of the Korean War. All aspects of a possible solution to the crisis will be discussed, including the p... More

116 Tragedy's Aftermath: Deciding Who Gets What


Monday      03/05/18       10:30 - 12:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus Auditorium   

Following his well-received talk in March 2017, Kenneth R. Feinberg returns to Oasis to continue the dialogue about his ever-expanding work distributing privately-donated compensation to victims of tr... More

117 March Book Discussion: Crazy


Monday      03/05/18       01:00 - 02:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

Crazy: A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness This book, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, is frequently cited to illustrate how the United States (mis)manages the care... More

118 The Life and Music of Glen Campbell


Monday      03/05/18       01:30 - 03:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus Auditorium   

From studio guitarist to front and center superstar, Glen Campbell's music has touched millions around the world. This class will be co-presented by Daryl Davis, who met Glen Campbell in the 1970s... More

119 The Lyon Sisters Case: Montgomery County’s Longest Cold Case Conviction


Monday      03/12/18       10:30 - 12:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus Auditorium   

Forty-two years after the Lyon sisters were reported missing, former carnival worker Lloyd Welch pleaded guilty to two counts of felony first-degree murder. He was sentenced to 48 years in prison as p... More

120 Tutor Workshop #2: Engage Active Students and Draw Out Those Who Are Quiet


Monday      03/12/18       01:30 - 03:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Classroom   

Many of our students are highly active and experience difficulty staying on task while others are quiet and withdrawn. Gloria willhelp us to better understand these children while introducing strategi... More

121 Better Than the Truth: The Conviction of Innocent People


Monday      03/12/18       01:30 - 03:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus Auditorium   

Using the JonBenet Ramsey, West Memphis Three, Amanda Knox cases and others, Mark Olshaker will show us how wrongful convictions can occur. Sometimes the story put out by police, prosecutors or the me... More

122 iPhone and iPad Essentials Class Full


Monday      03/19/18 - 04/09/18       10:30 - 12:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Comp Lab   

Have a new iPhone, new iPad, or both? This course will help you master all the functions you need to get started, including how to set up email accounts, connect to the Internet, download apps and org... More

123 U.S. China Policy: Zigs and Zags


Monday      03/19/18       11:00 - 12:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

Specialists bemoan the seeming absence of a coherent strategy amid zigs and zags over sensitive issues like Taiwan and North Korea, and mixed signals on trade and economic policies. The overall mix fo... More

124 Create a Spring Garden-Inspired Collage


Monday      03/19/18       01:00 - 03:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

Make your own frameable artwork with a floral or other nature-related theme. Explore ways to use a variety of colorful torn and cut papers, glue, a little paint, and your imagination to produce a uniq... More

125 Inside the Caliphate: What ISIS Wants and How It Finally Can Be Stopped


Monday      03/19/18       01:30 - 02:30
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus Auditorium   

The author of the Pulitzer-prize winning book,Black Flags, separates fact from fiction about the world’s most notorious terrorist organization, offering insights from years of reporting in the M... More

126 Gershwin, Ellington, and the Search for an American Sound


Monday      03/26/18       10:30 - 12:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus Auditorium   

This class explores the origins of two quintessential American masterpieces -- George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" and Duke Ellington's "Symphony in Black" -- and their re... More

127 The Future of Russian-American Relations


Monday      03/26/18       01:30 - 03:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus Auditorium   

The downturn in Russian-American relations is beginning to resemble the Cold War confrontations of the 1960s and 1970s. We will examine the mistakes that U.S. presidents have made since the dissolutio... More

128 The Future of Media and Responsible Journalism


Monday      04/02/18       10:30 - 12:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus Auditorium   

Bob Levey is a prize-winning journalist who spent 36 years on the staff of The Washington Post. His daily column, “Bob Levey’s Washington,” appeared in The Post for more than 23 year... More

129 The United States' Relationship with the UN


Monday      04/02/18       01:30 - 03:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus Auditorium   

The United States has been ambivalent about the United Nations since we helped give it life. Why? Neither we nor the UN speaks with one voice, acts in concert, agrees on mandates or methods. Williamso... More

130 AARP Smart Driver Course Class Full


Monday      04/09/18       10:15 - 03:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

This AARP Smart Driver Course is an upgrade of the older Driver Safety refresher course. Drivers who complete the course may receive a multi-year discount on their auto insurance, depending on state r... More