• Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 11-14-2022 to 11-21-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester
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    The End of the Middle Ages. The Roman Empire lasted for 1,480 years. They lasted the longest in the east. 1,123 Years and 18 Days. But that all came to an end on May 29, 1453. Warfare would never be the same again. The city that couldn’t possibly fall—fell. The Turks change the name to Istanbul, meaning “The City.” But it would both unleash the... read more
  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 11-14-2022 to 11-21-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Zoom
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    The End of the Middle Ages. The Roman Empire lasted for 1,480 years. They lasted the longest in the east. 1,123 Years and 18 Days. But that all came to an end on May 29, 1453. Warfare would never be the same again. The city that couldn’t possibly fall—fell. The Turks change the name to Istanbul, meaning “The City.” But it would both unleash the... read more
  • Sessions: 14
    Class Date(s): 01-09-2023 to 04-10-2023
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 9:30 AM → 10:30 AM
    Instructor: Tim Farnum
    Term: 2023-1
    Location: Oasis Rochester
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    T'ai Chi, a 2,000-year-old form of exercise, is gentle and self-paced. The slow and continuous movements lengthen and strengthen the muscles while relaxing the mind. It is used as therapy for chronic pain, high blood pressure, depression, and limited mobility. Described as swimming through air, it is a perfect exercise for all ages and abilities. It can be... read more
  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 01-23-2023 to 01-30-2023
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2023-1
    Location: Oasis Rochester
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    Initial Public Offering of 1492. There are few figures in history more argued over than Christopher Columbus. He’s been accused of racism, genocide, theft, murder, and torture. His contemporaries, however, saw him in a completely different light—warts and all. Some even say he didn’t understand what he discovered. Most of the world hates him or laughs... read more
  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 02-06-2023 to 02-13-2023
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2023-1
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    For Whom the Bell Tolls. 17 July 1936 – 1 April 1939. The Spanish Civil War can be seen as one of the other revolutions of Europe. On a par with the French and Russian revolutions. It certainly matched those two for deaths and long-term effects on the people and the state. In a sense, it was a battleground for all the ideologies of the 20th century. And... read more
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  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 10-17-2022 to 10-24-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester
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    History of Patent Medicines. A patent medicine, which isn’t really patented, is an over-the-counter (nonprescription) medicine that is typically protected and advertised by a trademark and trade name and claimed to be effective against minor disorders and symptoms. Its contents are typically incompletely disclosed. These quack remedies are ineffective and... read more
  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 02-27-2023 to 03-06-2023
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2023-1
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    The Secret Conquest of Space. The former Soviet Union led the world into space. But the result was a deathly space race to achieve accomplishments in the most deadly environment known to man. But along with some notable disasters were some astounding successes. All the result of the most dangerous “keeping up with the jones” game ever devised. What it... read more
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  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 03-20-2023 to 03-27-2023
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2023-1
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    The Most Wanted Outlaws in the World. Who doesn’t love a good pirate story? Pirate names are part of our lore: Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, and Bartholomew Roberts. They live in literature through Long John Silver and Billy Bones. Yet piracy has an ancient history. Julius Caesar was once captured by pirates! Take a tour through the history of sheltered... read more
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  • Sessions: 28
    Class Date(s): 01-10-2023 to 04-13-2023
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday, Thursday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:00 AM
    Instructor: Valley Manor Staff
    Term: 2023-1
    Location: Valley Manor
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    A great class to increase joint range of motion while increasing cardiovascular health, bone density and muscular strength. LOTS of fun and will improve agility, flexibility and cardiovascular endurance. No swimming skill is required to participate. A component of aerobic activity is introduced in this class and increases during the duration of the... read more
  • Sessions: 8
    Class Date(s): 02-07-2023 to 03-28-2023
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:00 PM
    Instructor: Julie Ferreira
    Term: 2023-1
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    Join us in learning some fundamental belly dance movements or building on the moves you've already learned. Belly dance movements flow with your natural ways of motion without putting undue strain on your hips and knees, while helping your coordination and body-brain connections. Throughout the class, you’ll also learn about the music of the region as we... read more
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  • Sessions: 3
    Class Date(s): 01-06-2023 to 01-20-2023
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 3:00 PM
    Instructor: MAG Docent
    Term: 2023-1
    Location: Memorial Art Gallery
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    This class has received rave reviews from our members. Using art at the Memorial Art Gallery, the docents will guide you through the Gallery, teaching art appreciation skills of observation and interpretation. You will learn new ways to look at, and engage deeply with, works of art. Your new skills will enable you to enjoy art differently in the future.... read more
  • Sessions: 3
    Class Date(s): 02-03-2023 to 02-17-2023
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 3:00 PM
    Instructor: MAG Docent
    Term: 2023-1
    Location: Memorial Art Gallery

    This class has received rave reviews from our members. Using art at the Memorial Art Gallery, the docents will guide you through the Gallery, teaching art appreciation skills of observation and interpretation. You will learn new ways to look at, and engage deeply with, works of art. Your new skills will enable you to enjoy art differently in the future.... read more
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  • Sessions: 3
    Class Date(s): 03-03-2023 to 03-17-2023
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 3:00 PM
    Instructor: MAG Docent
    Term: 2023-1
    Location: Memorial Art Gallery

    This class has received rave reviews from our members. Using art at the Memorial Art Gallery, the docents will guide you through the Gallery, teaching art appreciation skills of observation and interpretation. You will learn new ways to look at, and engage deeply with, works of art. Your new skills will enable you to enjoy art differently in the future.... read more
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  • Sessions: 3
    Class Date(s): 03-31-2023 to 04-14-2023
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 3:00 PM
    Instructor: MAG Docent
    Term: 2023-1
    Location: Memorial Art Gallery

    This class has received rave reviews from our members. Using art at the Memorial Art Gallery, the docents will guide you through the Gallery, teaching art appreciation skills of observation and interpretation. You will learn new ways to look at, and engage deeply with, works of art. Your new skills will enable you to enjoy art differently in the future.... read more
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