Activities

The Spring 2017 catalog is now available; call 559.278.0008 or email osher@csufresno.edu to receive a copy via U.S. Mail. 

Spring 2017
General Sessions
Date & Time Location Event/Activity Featuring
Tuesday;
February 14
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union "Up Your Love Game!" Dianne Callahan
Thursday;
March 2,
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union "The Ethical State of Union" Dr. Andy Fiala
Tuesday;
March 28,
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union "Policing in the 21st Century" Chief of Police, Jerry Dyer
Thursday;
April 13,
3:00 - 4:30pm
Satellite Student Union "The Complex History of Jews of the former Soviet Union..." Dr. Michelle DenBeste
 Tuesday;
April 25,
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union  "Family Violence: Implications and Responses"
 
*Please be advised that many of the topics discussed in this presentation are sensitive in nature, graphic, difficult and controversial.
Dr. Bernadette Muscat
Wednesday;
May 3,
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union "Seven Global Challenges: Interconnected Forces Changing the World" Dr. Martin Shapiro
Wednesday;
May 10,
3:00 - 4:30pm
Satellite Student Union "Earthquakes: Causes, Consequences and Engineering" Dr. Maryam Nazari
Wednesday;
May 16, 
3:00 - 4:30pm
Satellite Student Union "Creativity of Composing" Dr. Benjamin Boone

Spring 2017
Short Courses
Date & Time Location Event/Activity Featuring
Mondays;
February 6, 13, 27, March 6, 13, 20, 27 & April 3
2:00 - 3:30 pm
PB194 "Memoirs" Linnea Alexander
Wednesdays;
February 8, 15, 22 & March 8
2:00 - 4:00 pm
PB191 "The Films of Alfred Hitchcock - Part I" Dr. Ed EmanuEl
Monday;
February 13
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
PB191 "Why You Should be a Grand Juror" Lanny Larson
Tuesdays;
February 14, 21 & 28
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
PB191 "Filming World War II: Myth and Memory" Paul Kaser
Wednesdays;
February 15, 22, March 1 & 8
10:00 - 11:30 am
PB191 "An Insider's Guide to Successfully Navigating Health Care" Ramon Neufeld, M.D., M.P.H.
Thursdays & Fridays;
February 16, 17, 23 & 24
1:30 - 3:30 pm
PB192 "iOS, iPhone and iPad" DISCOVERe Staff
Friday;
February 17
2:30 - 4:30 pm
PB191 "Gandhi: In India and Beyond" Dr. Veena Howard
Tuesdays;
February 21, 28, March 7, 14 & 21
3:00 - 5:00 pm
PB191 "Rock & Roll in the 1980s" Dr. Matthew Darling
Mondays;
February 27, March 6, 13 & 20
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
PB191 "The Comedy of Patricia Rutledge - Part I" Dr. Ed EmanuEl
Tuesdays;
March 7, 14, 21 & 28
10:00 - 11:30 am
PB191 "World's Fairs..." Susana Sosa
Tuesdays;
March 7, 14, 21 & 28
1:00 - 2:30 pm
PB192 "Our Stories Matter" Armen Bacon
Monday;
March 13
1:00 - 2:30 pm
PB192 "Sentiments: Writing Meaningful Messages" Jill Wagner 
Wednesdays;
March 15, 22 & 29
10:00 - 11:30 am
PB191 "Some of the Big Ideas in Biology" Dr. Dick Haas
Friday;
March 17
1:30 - 3:30 pm
PB192 "Facebook" DISCOVERe Staff
Wednesdays;
March 15, 22, 29 & April 12
2:00 - 4:00 pm
PB191  "The Films of Alfred Hitchcock - Part II"  Dr. Ed EmanuEl
Thursdays;
March 16, 23, 30 & April 6
2:00 - 3:30 pm
M157  "Introduction to Piano"   Dr. Maria Briggs
Mondays;
March 27, April 3, 10 & 17
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
PB191 "The Comedy of Patricia Rutledge - Part II" Dr. Ed EmanuEl
Thursdays;
April 6, 13, 20 & 27
10:00 - 11:30 am
PB191 "History of American Political Parties" Dr. Allen Carden
Friday;
April 7
1:30 - 3:30 pm
PB192 "Music Applications: Pandora, Spotify, Yesterday USA..." DISCOVERe Staff
Mondays;
April 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8 & 15
1:00 - 2:30 pm
PB194
"Tai Chi" David Ortiz
Wednesdays;
April 12, 26, May 3, 10, 17 & 24
10:00 - 11:30 am
PB194 "Poetry Writing" Sally Vogl
Thursday & Friday;
April 13 & 14
1:30 - 3:30pm
PB192 "Email, iCloud and Google Drive" DISCOVERe Staff
Fridays;
April 14, 21 & 28
10:00 - 11:30 am
PB191 "Tapping Into Your Best Health Claudette Hayes
Thursday & Friday;
April 20 & 2
11:30 - 3:30pm
PB192 "Amazon and Online Shopping" DISCOVERe Staff
Mondays;
April 24, May 1 & 8
10:00 - 11:30 am
PB191 "How To Remote View" Aaron Drake
Thursday & Friday;
April 27 & 28
1:30 - 3:30 pm
PB192 "Netflix, Hulu and Video Apps" DISCOVERe Staff
Fridays;
February 3, March 10, April 7, May 5
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
PB194 & PB286

Book Club

February 3: Hidden Figures... by Margot Lee Shetterly

March 10: The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore

April 7:The Summer Before War by Helen Simonson

May 5:The Road to Character by David Brooks

Kay Davies

Spring 2017
Field Trips
Date & Time Location Event/Activity
Friday;
February 10
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Whole Foods
Fresno, CA
"Sweetheart Favorites"
Friday;
February 24
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Whole Foods
Fresno, CA
"Let's Do Avocado"
Thursday;
March 2
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fresno Fairgrounds
Fresno, CA
"County Historical & Big Fresno Fair Museum Tour"
Thursday;
March 9
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Legion of Honor Museum
San Francisco, CA
"Monet: The Early Years"
Friday;
March 17
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Whole Foods
Fresno, CA
"Eating Well in Season"
Thursday;
March 23
9:30 - 11:00 pm
Bitwise Industries
Fresno, CA
"Bitwise Industries Tour"
Wednesday;
April 5
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
California Science Center
Los Angeles, CA
"Pixar Exhibit"
Friday;
April 7
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Whole Foods
Fresno, CA
"Seafood Coastal Favorites"
Wednesday;
April 19
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
DeYoung Museum
San Francisco, CA
"Summer of Love: Art, Fashion and Rock & Roll"
Friday;
April 21
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Whole Foods
Fresno, CA
"Spring Fling"
Friday;
May 5
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Whole Foods
Fresno, CA
 "Berries and Cherries"

To see past activities:

Brochures from our past semesters are linked on the Resources page.