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100 Your Technology Tutor Class Full


Sunday      12/31/17       12:00 - 12:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Comp Lab   

Thedate of your tutor session will be determined after you sign up for this class. This is your opportunity to have a private lesson with one of our computer instructors. Maybe you want to advance a c... More

101 Men's Discussion Group (A) Class Full


Monday      08/28/17 - 12/11/17       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      08/28/17 - 12/11/17       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

107 Qi Gong and Tai Chi Easy 2 spot(s) remaining


Monday      09/11/17 - 12/04/17       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 Total Body Workout Class Full


Monday      10/02/17 - 12/18/17       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

111 American Diplomacy and the Holocaust


Monday      09/25/17       10:30 - 12:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

As the Nazis took power in Germany, the United States also had a new leader, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In this lecture, we will focus on key events of the 1930s and 40s and American reactions to them... More

112 Current Efforts to Achieve Middle East Peace


Monday      09/25/17       01:30 - 03:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

Veteran Middle East peace negotiators Michael Yaffe and Ghaith al-Omari discuss the current state of play to advance peace between Israelis and Palestinians. Drawing upon decades of experience, they w... More

113 October Book Discussion: The Hamilton Affair Class Full


Monday      10/02/17       01:00 - 02:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

Hungering for Hamilton? While we can’t promise musical selections, we can promise historical fiction written by an academic historian. Alexander Hamilton came from an unlikely background to wind... More

114 Ethical Wills: How Would You Like to Be Remembered?


Monday      10/02/17       01:00 - 02:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

Ethical wills are documents that let your loved ones know your values and beliefs, your important experiences, and your hopes and wishes for future generations. They let others know what you want them... More

115 Tutor Workshop #1: What To Do When a Student Gets Stuck on a Word


Monday      10/09/17       01:30 - 03:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Classroom   

Join us for this practical, hands-on session designed to help your students at all reading levels. You will also learn specific, concrete strategies to use when your student has trouble reading a word... More

116 Oasis Volunteer Event at A Wider Circle! Class Full


Monday      10/16/17       10:00 - 12:00
A Wider Circle    

A Wider Circle's "Neighbor to Neighbor" program collects furniture and other basic items for people transitioning out of shelters, escaping domestic violence or living in the neglect tha... More

117 Advance Care Planning: Are You Prepared? Class Full


Monday      10/16/17       10:30 - 12:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

Have you considered what kind of care you want when you can no longer communicate your preferences? Do you “think” you already have advance directives to address this for you? Or, have you... More

118 Create Your Own Collage Class Full


Monday      10/16/17       01:00 - 03:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

More than 100 years ago, great artists including Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso began exploring collage as a way to create art with paper and glue. Now you can too! In this new art class, you’... More

119 Nordic Noir Detective Fiction: "The Snowman" 2 spot(s) remaining


Monday      10/16/17       01:00 - 03:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

With the popularity of novelists such as Stieg Larsson and Henning Mankell, Scandinavian crime thrillers have taken their place in the pantheon of detective fiction. Add Norwegian author Jo Nesb&oslas... More

120 Lessons of the Holocaust: Have We Learned Anything?


Monday      10/23/17       10:30 - 12:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

The unprecedented human and physical devastation of the Holocaust shocked the world and pushed the international communityto adopt the Genocide Convention. "Never Again" became the catch phr... More

121 What's Changed--and What Hasn't--for Women in the Workforce


Monday      10/23/17       12:30 - 02:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

On March 16, 1970,Newsweekmagazine hit newsstands with a cover story on the fledgling feminist movement entitled "Women in Revolt." That same day, 46Newsweekwomen announced they'd filed ... More

122 Traditional Chinese Medicine: Treating the Whole Patient


Monday      10/30/17       01:00 - 02:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is fast becoming part of our modern, healthcare system. Yet, little is known of its origins. Through imagery and ancient writings, Jonathan Gilbert will present a le... More

123 AARP Smart Driver Course Class Full


Monday      11/06/17       10:30 - 03:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

Most driving seniors are safe drivers, but many can benefit from a refresher coursedesigned specifically for them. This AARP Smart Driver Course is an upgrade of the older Driver Safety refresher cour... More

124 November Book Discussion: The Moonstone Class Full


Monday      11/06/17       01:00 - 02:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

Calling all mystery-lovers! Have you read the first detective novel published in English? That is usually considered to be The Moonstone. Originally published by Charles Dickens’ magazine, admir... More

125 Enemies of the American People: The News Media in the Age of Trump Class Full


Monday      11/13/17       10:30 - 11:30
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

Reporters covering the Trump White House and his administration have never seen anything like this: constant public criticism from the president, daily briefings that border on farce, and unprecedente... More

126 Deborah Tannen: Inside the Language of Friendship


Monday      11/13/17       01:30 - 02:30
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

Deborah Tannen, author of the #1New York Timesbestseller,You Just Don't Understand, will talk about her new book,You’re the Only One I Can Tell. In this new book, Tannen shows how ways of ta... More

127 Tutor Workshop #2: Focus on Kindergarten!


Monday      11/13/17       02:00 - 03:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Classroom   

Join us for this interactive workshopto learn about today's kindergartencurriculum, expectations, and the wide range of social and emotional levels of elementary schools' youngest students. Le... More

128 Cancelled - 128 - A Story of Hope in a Challenged World: Fa


Monday      11/20/17       10:30 - 12:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    


For over a decade, Catalyst for Peace, a US-based foundation, has partnered with Fambul Tok (Family Talk), an organization created in the aftermath of Sierra Leone’s devastating civil war. Tappi... More

129 The Case of the Unraveling Investigation


Monday      11/20/17       01:30 - 03:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

Criminal investigations do not always end up where they began. This class will focus on a high-profile criminal investigation regarding alleged sexual offenses at a Montgomery County high school. We w... More

130 Carl Perkins: Mr. Blue Suede Shoes Class Full


Monday      11/27/17       01:00 - 02:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

Rockabilly artist Carl Perkins was on an upward trajectory in direct competition with his friend Elvis Presley when something happened that would forever affect his career, but not his great talent an... More

131 December Book Discussion: Private Eyes Class Full


Monday      12/04/17       01:00 - 02:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

Do you like mystery fiction that focuses on the psychology of the characters? Author Jonathan Kellerman is a master, not surprising given his PhD in clinical psychology and his 2015 American Psycholog... More

132 The Failure to Bomb Auschwitz


Monday      11/20/17       10:30 - 12:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

From mid-May through mid-July, 1944, over 400,00 Hungarian Jews were transported to Auschwitz. During this period, Auschwitz was arguably within range of US bombers. In the spring of 1944, Jewish grou... More

200 Men/Women Discussion Group (C)


Tuesday      09/05/17 - 12/12/17       10:30 - 12:00
North Potomac Senior Center    

Join us for a lively discussion on current topics that will be selected by the group. Limit: 26 Note: This discussion group meets offsite atthe North Potomac Senior Center. (13850 Travilah Road,Rockvi... More

201 Men/Women Discussion Group (A) Class Full


Tuesday      08/29/17 - 12/12/17       01:00 - 02:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

Join us for a lively discussion on current topics that will be selected by the group. Limit: 28 More

202 The One God and the Commandment to Love Him 1 spot(s) remaining


Tuesday      09/05/17 - 09/26/17       10:30 - 12:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

Deuteronomy 6:4, stands out as a most profound statement saying: “Hear O Israel! The Lord is our God, the Lord is one.” Immediately following that statement, in the next verse, Deuteronomy... More