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100 Your Technology Tutor


Friday      12/28/18       12:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Comp Lab   

Registration opens 08/23/18

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

102 Bethesda Men's Discussion Group (A)


Monday      08/27/18 - 12/31/18       10:30 - 12:00
BCC Regional Services Center C   

Registration opens 08/23/18

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

103 Second Annual Fall Prevention Fair


Monday      09/17/18       10:30 - 01:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

Registration opens 08/23/18

Each year, more than one out of four adults age 65 and older has a fall. Falling once doubles your chances of falling again. You have the power to reduce your risk of falling! Join Suburban Hospital h... More

104 Total Body Workout


Monday      09/17/18 - 12/10/18       10:30 - 12:00
St. Luke's Church    

Registration opens 08/23/18

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 Fit4Function Motivational Workshop


Monday      09/17/18       02:00 - 04:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

Registration opens 08/23/18

Interested in exercising, but don’t know how to start? Are you a “sometime exerciser” who wants to be more consistent? Do you need to restart a lapsed exercise program? This workshop... More

106 Gentle Qi Gong and Tai Chi


Monday      09/17/18 - 11/19/18       02:30 - 03:30
St. Luke's Church    

Registration opens 08/23/18

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

107 New Tutor Training (B)


Monday      09/24/18       10:00 - 04:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

Registration opens 08/23/18

Would you like to join our wonderful group of Oasis tutors andmentor a youngstudent in our community? This all-day training is required in order to become an Oasis tutor and is availableONLY tothose w... More

108 Election 2018: What Can We Expect?


Monday      09/24/18       10:30 - 12:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

Registration opens 08/23/18

(This talk was originally scheduled for July 2018 but was not given at that time.) Steve Roberts has been a journalist for more than 50 years, covering some of the major events of his time, including ... More

109 The Immigration Debate: Where Things Stand


Monday      09/24/18       01:30 - 03:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

Registration opens 08/23/18

Leon Rodriguez served as director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Department of Homeland Security from 2014-2017. He will review events of the past few months and assess p... More

110 AARP Smart Driver Course (A)


Monday      10/01/18       10:15 - 03:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

Registration opens 08/23/18

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

111 Navajo Detective Fiction: "Spider Woman's Daughter"


Monday      10/01/18       01:00 - 03:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

Registration opens 08/23/18

Santa Fe author and journalist Anne Hillerman has written four detective novels featuring characters and settings familiar to readers of her father Tony Hillerman’s hugely successful Navajo Trib... More

112 Musician Mecca: Washington, DC


Monday      10/15/18       10:30 - 12:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus Auditorium   

Registration opens 08/23/18

While some of the greatest Country, Jazz, Blues, Swing, Soul and Rock songs were recorded in such music meccas as Nashville, New Orleans, New York City, Chicago and Detroit, some of the greatest of th... More

113 Tutor Workshop: Getting the Most Out of Your Read-Alouds


Monday      10/15/18       01:30 - 03:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Classroom   

Registration opens 08/23/18

Learn a variety of activities that can be done to extend your read-alouds. These strategies will be applicable to both fiction and nonfiction books. They will include comprehension, oral language and ... More

114 Revisiting Syria and Iraq


Monday      10/15/18       01:30 - 03:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus Auditorium   

Registration opens 08/23/18

This lecture will focus on the actions of non-Arab states in the region that have aggravated the long-brewing problems in Syria and Iraq. We will examine the actions and policies of Russia, Turkey, Ir... More

115 Issue One!: Return of the McLaughlin Group


Monday      10/22/18       10:30 - 12:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

Registration opens 08/23/18

The panel will discuss how the iconic television program, The McLaughlin Group, came back on the air in January 2018. Panelists will also discuss what differentiates the program from other news progra... More

116 Memory Matters


Monday      10/22/18 - 10/29/18       01:00 - 03:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

Registration opens 08/23/18

Do your loved ones comment about having to tell you things repeatedly to help you remember? Are you spending too much time searching for keys, etc? Do you go to another room and then forget what you w... More

117 Prospects on the Korean Peninsula


Monday      10/22/18       01:30 - 03:00
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

Registration opens 08/23/18

What is the current state of inter-Korean rapprochement and prospects for peace, reconciliation, and unification of the Korean peninsula? Scarlatoiu will assess the likelihood of effective US and UN a... More

118 Roe V. Wade: The Never-Ending Debate


Monday      10/29/18       10:30 - 12:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

Registration opens 08/23/18

Out of all of the decisions handed down by the Supreme Court, why is Roe v. Wade still the most controversial one of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries? Join Barbara Blumberg as she traces the h... More

119 Overcome Your Fear of Math!


Monday      10/29/18       01:00 - 02:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

Registration opens 08/23/18

Do you dislike working with numbers? Through interactive exercises, participants will learn how to recognize and tune out negative self-talk when they face quantitative tasks and how to positively add... More

120 Painters of the Petit Boulevard


Monday      11/05/18       10:30 - 12:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

Registration opens 08/23/18

During his Paris years (1886-1888), Vincent van Gogh interacted frequently with Pissarro, Seurat, Gauguin, Toulouse-Lautrec and others. Vincent viewed these artists as outsiders like himself, misunder... More

121 November Book Discussion: Testimony


Monday      11/05/18       01:00 - 02:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

Registration opens 08/23/18

In the mood for a mystery written by a master writer? Scott Turow turns his attention from Chicago to Bosnia. The Hague’s International Criminal Court requests an American lawyer to travel to in... More

122 If America is First, What is Europe?


Monday      11/19/18       10:30 - 11:30
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

Registration opens 08/23/18

This lecture will cover the historical circumstances which led to the formation of the NATO Alliance and the role the United States has played historically in the Alliance. Ambassador Ries will look a... More

123 Connie Morella: Do The People Govern?


Monday      11/19/18       10:30 - 11:30
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

Registration opens 08/23/18

Alexander Hamilton’s statement, “Here, Sir, the people govern,” is inscribed in the House of Representatives. Is this still true? Connie Morella will chronicle the changes and growin... More

124 Getting a Better Night's Sleep


Monday      11/26/18       10:30 - 12:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

Registration opens 08/23/18

Sleep patterns change as we age, as does the quality and quantity of sleep. Linda Berg-Cross will talk about how contemporary sleep medicine addresses questions such as: What are the facts and myths s... More

125 Secrets of Communicating with Adult Children


Monday      11/26/18       01:00 - 02:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

Registration opens 08/23/18

Once your children are grown, it can be hard to find the right balance between providing parental advice and letting them experience life’s challenges on their own. This lecture will focus on im... More

127 December Book Discussion: Everything I Never Told You


Monday      12/03/18       01:00 - 02:00
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Small Room   

Registration opens 08/23/18

Celeste Ng, the daughter of immigrants from Hong Kong, infuses her debut novel with autobiographical elements, including experiences with racism. Set in 1977, it explores how families both hide and ex... More

128 Preparing for Brexit


Monday      12/03/18       01:30 - 02:30
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

Registration opens 08/23/18

In a referendum on June 23, 2016, 51.9% of the UK electoratevoted to leave the EU. Parliament has defined "exit day" as March 29, 2019. On December 31, 2020 the new economic and politicalrel... More

129 AARP Smart Driver Course (B)


Monday      12/10/18       10:15 - 03:30
Oasis at the Macy's Home Store Large Room   

Registration opens 08/23/18

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

130 Our Troubled News Media Ecosystem


Monday      12/10/18       10:30 - 11:30
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

Registration opens 08/23/18

Changes in technology, regulation and cultural habits have given us the news media we have today. Are we better off now than we were in the hazy Walter Cronkite days of yore? The Washington Post&rsquo... More

131 The Modern Middle East, One Century After Its Birth


Monday      12/10/18       02:00 - 03:30
Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus    

Registration opens 08/23/18

(Please note later start time for this class: 2:00 pm.) The modern Middle East emerged in the aftermath of World War I. This class will examine the evolution of the states of Syria, Jordan, Lebanon,Is... More