• Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-13-2022 to 04-13-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 2:00 PM → 3:00 PM
    Instructor: Mark Sample, Professor of History, MCC
    Term: 2022-1
    Location: Oasis Rochester
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    This year marks the 50th anniversary of one of the biggest political scandals in U.S. history:  Watergate. President Richard Nixon was running for re-election and his worries about losing would bring about the downfall of his Presidency. Professor of history, Mark Sample, will detail the story of this scandal which involves everything from the Vietnam war,... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-13-2022 to 04-13-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 2:00 PM → 3:00 PM
    Instructor: Mark Sample, Professor of History, MCC
    Term: 2022-1
    Location: Zoom
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    This year marks the 50th anniversary of one of the biggest political scandals in U.S. history:  Watergate. President Richard Nixon was running for re-election and his worries about losing would bring about the downfall of his Presidency. Professor of history, Mark Sample, will detail the story of this scandal which involves everything from the Vietnam war,... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-28-2022 to 07-28-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 12:00 PM → 3:00 PM
    Instructor: Otto Bruno, host of Jazz 90.1 FM’s “Sinatra and Company”
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Oasis Rochester
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    Join our resident film historian/writer for Wednesday afternoons at the movies. Throughout the summer, Otto will host a variety of films offering introductions, background history and trivia, and a short discussion following the classic film screenings. The slate of films will feature Sidney Poitier, Anne Bancroft, Jimmy Cagney, Gene Kelly, Shirley Jones,... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-03-2022 to 08-03-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 12:00 PM → 3:00 PM
    Instructor: Otto Bruno, host of Jazz 90.1 FM’s “Sinatra and Company”
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Oasis Rochester
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
    Join our resident film historian/writer for Wednesday afternoons at the movies. Throughout the summer, Otto will host a variety of films offering introductions, background history and trivia, and a short discussion following the classic film screenings. The slate of films will feature Sidney Poitier, Anne Bancroft, Jimmy Cagney, Gene Kelly, Shirley Jones,... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-10-2022 to 08-10-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 12:00 PM → 3:00 PM
    Instructor: Otto Bruno, host of Jazz 90.1 FM’s “Sinatra and Company”
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Oasis Rochester
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
    Join our resident film historian/writer for Wednesday afternoons at the movies. Throughout the summer, Otto will host a variety of films offering introductions, background history and trivia, and a short discussion following the classic film screenings. The slate of films will feature Sidney Poitier, Anne Bancroft, Jimmy Cagney, Gene Kelly, Shirley Jones,... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-05-2022 to 08-05-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Thomas Boyce, Printer Interpreter, Genesee Country Village
    Term: 2022-2
    Location: Oasis Rochester
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    Tom will present a biographical story and brief history of the great chiefs of the plains during the settling of the west-their care and concern for their people, their culture and their very existence.  He will provide closeup vignettes of great chiefs such as Black Kettle, Joseph, Red Cloud, Quant Parker and most notably, Sitting Bull and Crazy House,... read more
  • Sessions: 12
    Class Date(s): 09-12-2022 to 11-28-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 9:30 AM → 10:30 AM
    Instructor: Tim Farnum
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    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
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  • Sessions: 12
    Class Date(s): 09-12-2022 to 11-28-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:45 AM → 11:45 AM
    Instructor: Diane Macchiavelli, LAc
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    A recent study by the National Institutes of Health found that practicing T'ai Chi can help keep the virus that causes shingles dormant in older adults. This more advanced level of T'ai Chi is for those students who have taken previously taken T'ai Chi with Diane and have advanced permission from her to... read more
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    102 Technology Tutoring

    $45.00 CLASS FULL
    Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 01-03-2022 to 01-10-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:00 AM
    Instructor: Pat Martinez
    Term: 2022-1
    Location: Oasis Rochester
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    This is your opportunity to have two private lessons with Pat and learn whatever you need to advance your technology skills. Includes iPhone or Android phones, laptops or Alexa devices, but no Mac laptops... read more
  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 09-12-2022 to 09-19-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    The battle that spilled more ink than blood. The Battle of the Little Bighorn, also known as the Battle of the Greasy Grass, and most commonly referred to as Custer's Last Stand, was effectively two separate battles between combined forces of the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and elements of the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States... read more
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  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 09-12-2022 to 09-19-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Zoom

    The battle that spilled more ink than blood. The Battle of the Little Bighorn, also known as the Battle of the Greasy Grass, and most commonly referred to as Custer's Last Stand, was effectively two separate battles between combined forces of the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and elements of the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States... read more
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  • Sessions: 12
    Class Date(s): 09-12-2022 to 12-05-2022
    No Class: 11/28
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 12:15 PM → 1:15 PM
    Instructor: Rhonda Wright
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    Nia is a whole-body approach to fitness that encompasses the dance arts, the martial arts, and the healing arts. Through expressive movement and music, Nia invites you to achieve physical, mental, and spiritual fitness and well-being. Nia is adaptable to every level of fitness, every age and type of body, even those with special limitations.  Nia will... read more
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  • Sessions: 12
    Class Date(s): 09-12-2022 to 12-05-2022
    No Class: 11/28
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 2:30 PM → 3:30 PM
    Instructor: Rhonda Wright
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Zoom

    We welcome all Oasis members who enjoy singing, and those who think they might, to give us a try. There are no auditions and newcomers are always welcome. The chorus learns to sing in harmony to favorites and popular Broadway tunes to new contemporary songs. Usually twice per session (participation optional) the chorus performs for residents at a nearby... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-19-2022 to 09-19-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:30 PM
    Instructor: Elaine Miller, PhD, SUNY Brockport , retired; owner, ek miller Productions
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    Political cartoonists are a gift to society. They are among our most compelling social critics. Using artistry, humor, and in-depth knowledge of current events, cartoonists craft commentary that captures the essence of controversial issues and encourages us to think further. Let’s look at how cartoonists carry out their passion for creating change, as... read more
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  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 01-10-2022 to 01-17-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2022-1
    Location: Zoom
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    America has been involved with Afghanistan since the Soviet invasion of December 1979… no that’s not right. Americans have been involved with Afghanistan since 1828 when an lone American would lead an army into the country and be declared Prince of Ghor in 1838. His descendant, the current Prince currently lines in Los Angeles. His life would lead... read more
  • Sessions: 5
    Class Date(s): 09-26-2022 to 10-24-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 9:00 AM → 11:00 AM
    Instructor: Muriel Shaw
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    Have you been fascinated by Escher’s art and its impossibilities? Join this class to gain insights into how Escher made his art work, to see ways optics are used in advertising, to learn characteristics of several categories of illusions, and…just to have... read more
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  • Sessions: 3
    Class Date(s): 01-10-2022 to 01-24-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Gladys Winkworth, Retired Professor, RIT
    Term: 2022-1
    Location: Oasis Rochester
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    You will explore your personality preferences and examine your behaviors.  Then you will look at how the preferences and behaviors of family members, friends, salespeople, clients, support people might complement or conflict with yours.  The materials used are taken from team building and sales... read more
  • Sessions: 12
    Class Date(s): 09-26-2022 to 12-12-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 09:00 AM → 10:00 AM
    Instructor: Rosalind Walker
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Zoom

    This will be a beginner-level Pilates workout and will include other flexibility, range-of-motion, toning, and balance exercises.  Improve your strength, flexibility, balance, mind and body awareness, postural alignment, and muscle tone. This class will help you relieve tension and boost energy. Participants must be comfortable getting down to and up... read more
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  • Sessions: 12
    Class Date(s): 09-26-2022 to 12-12-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Rosalind Walker
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Zoom

    This class is an energetic but doable, low-impact cardio and weight-training fitness workout designed not only to be safe for participants with bone density concerns, but infused with a variety of exercises to help increase bone density. Most of the weight-bearing, cardiovascular workout will be done standing.  Dumbbells and fitness bands will be utilized... read more
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  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 09-26-2022 to 10-03-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    Where the Impossible Appears Possible. Magic is the ability to redirect people away from their concerns, but as a side benefit, it can actively inspire people to overcome resistance and reach for the impossible. But it also teaches us to be skeptical by letting us know how easy it is to be fooled. For over a thousand years, inventors, engineers, and even... read more
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