Courses

The Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum and Jo Anne and Donald Peterson Sculpture Garden features a unique collection of more than 200 sculptures that span the 70-year career of "America's Public Sculptor," Marshall M. Fredericks (1908-1998).


August 11-25, 2022, Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum
When one thinks of Frank Lloyd Wright's architecture, Oak Park, Illinois, Taliesin in Wisconsin and Arizona, and New York come to mind. Yet his domestic architecture is well-represented in the state of Michigan with 33 constructed buildings and more designs that were not executed. LOCATION OF CLASS CHANGED TO C224


Wednesday, July 20, 2022, Curtiss Hall, Room 224
Join Chef Craig Feibke for another enjoyable cooking class at Fusion 1 Cafe. Chef will explain not only what ingredients go in to making sushi, but also the techniques used to roll it and dipping sauces.


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This fun and practical class will explore the connection between food and culture in Chinese history and teach you how to prepare delicious and healthy Chinese cuisine. - June 22, 2022


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This fun and practical class will explore the connection between food and culture in Chinese history and teach you how to prepare delicious and healthy Chinese cuisine. - June 29, 2022


Wednesday, June 29, 2022, Memorial Park Building - Freeland (Behind Taco Bell)
This fun and practical class will explore the connection between food and culture in Chinese history and teach you how to prepare delicious and healthy Chinese cuisine. - July 6, 2022


Wednesday, July 6, 2022, Memorial Park Building - Freeland (Behind Taco Bell)
This fun and practical class will explore the connection between food and culture in Chinese history and teach you how to prepare delicious and healthy Chinese cuisine. - July 13, 2022


Wednesday, July 13, 2022, Memorial Park Building - Freeland (Behind Taco Bell)
Join OLLI in the Kitchen to find easy and interesting ways to incorporate a variety of colorful vegetables, fruits and other plant foods into your meal preparation.


Monday, August 8, 2022, Memorial Park Building - Freeland (Behind Taco Bell)
In this class, you will learn about basic design rules, color and flower identification. You will take home a floral arrangement after each class.


June 15, 2022 to August 17, 2022, Arbury Fine Arts Center Room 157
This class is focused on different media outlets that younger generations are using and how to relate better to them. The main topics that will be discussed are movies, television, music, video games and social media.


July 11, 2022 to August 1, 2022, Curtiss Hall, Room 129
This class is for anyone already strength training but seeking a fun group class to kick it up a notch. The class will have fun variations to exercises you may already be doing. CHANGE IN DATES - CLASS WILL START TUESDAY JUNE 14 AND THE MAKEUP DAY WILL BE THURSDAY JUNE 16


June 14, 2022 to July 12, 2022, Ryder Recreation Center, Basketball Courts
This class is for anyone already strength training but seeking a fun group class to kick it up a notch. The class will have fun variations to exercises you may already be doing.


July 19, 2022 to August 16, 2022, Ryder Recreation Center, Basketball Courts
This class is designed around healthy living decisions that will encourage you to make responsible and informed choices and goals for healthy well-being.


July 14, 2022 to August 11, 2022, SVSU Ryder Center - Room 255
Ditch the workout and join the party! Zumba is a fitness dance class that combines Latin American influenced dance moves with songs from various genres. This class is meant for anybody and everybody!


June 16-30, 2022, Health and Human Services Building - Room 143
Ditch the workout and join the party! Zumba is a fitness dance class that combines Latin American influenced dance moves with songs from various genres.


July 14-28, 2022, Health and Human Services Building - Room 143
Start your day off feeling renewed and motivated. This class will focus on low-impact yoga with an emphasis on stretching.


July 15, 2022 to August 5, 2022, Health and Human Services Building - Room 143
Beginning with the Russo - Japanese War, we will discuss the major events of World War I, the Russian Revolution and Civil War, World War II, the Cold War and how these shaped the modern world.


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The Missionary Collaboration Between Midland's Grace A. Dow, The Presbyterian Church and The Sillimans in the Philippines, 1926-1966" lecture covers the collaboration between Grace Dow, Bob and Metta Silliman, and the Presbyterian Church to provide for missionary work in the Philippines.


Wednesday, August 24, 2022, Curtiss Hall, Room 129
The purpose of the courses in the First Aid/CPR/ AED program is to help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies.


Wednesday, July 20, 2022, SVSU Ryder Center - Room 255
The Trinity Church Parish can be traced back to 1854 and a village of six or seven homes on the bank on the Saginaw River. Join this informative guided tour of the church and narrative of the stained glass windows located throughout the church.


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Bay City's historic City Hall, built in 1897, is an excellent example of Richardsonian Romanesque architecture. The guided tour includes the Clock Tower, which offers spectacular city views.


Tuesday, July 19, 2022, Bay City Hall
Bay City's historic City Hall, built in 1897, is an excellent example of Richardsonian Romanesque architecture. The guided tour includes the Clock Tower, which offers spectacular city views.


Wednesday, July 20, 2022, Bay City Hall
The family-owned and operated Glastender, Inc., is a very successful food equipment manufacturing business located in Saginaw, Michigan. Join the guided tour of Glastender's manufacturing facility.


Tuesday, August 16, 2022, Glastender, Inc
We all need to feel more in control these days! This class is designed to help you become your healthiest, happiest self by addressing every aspect of your life.


July 14, 2022 to August 25, 2022, Curtiss Hall, Room 129
Lighthouses have been guiding ships on the Great Lakes since 1818. From the genius of interlocking limestone block construction to the current cleanup and renovations at offshore lights, to the explosion at America's most remote lighthouse, this is a class not to be missed!


Wednesday, August 10, 2022, Curtiss Hall, Banquet Rooms
Which computer program designer lost a fortune betting on the horses? Which mathematician was also a religious zealot? In this class, we will explore the human side of some famous mathematicians and learn how they overcame, or didn't, some of the same issues we deal with - Part 1 Tuesday, June 28 ONLY


Tuesday, June 28, 2022, Curtiss Hall, Room 129
Which computer program designer lost a fortune betting on the horses? Which mathematician was also a religious zealot? In this class, we will explore the human side of some famous mathematicians and learn how they overcame, or didn't, some of the same issues we deal with - Part 2 Tuesday, August 9 ONLY - NOTE CHANGE IN DATE FROM BROCHURE


Tuesday, August 9, 2022, Curtiss Hall, Room 129
Professor Christina De Clerck-Szilagyi will lead viewing and discussion of episodes of Star Trek in which the Roddenberry Ideal of a positive and humanist future was used to comment on the society of the era. DATE CHANGE FOR CLASS: CLASS WILL BE JULY 27, AUGUST 3, AUGUST 17, AUGUST 24.


July 27, 2022 to August 24, 2022, Curtiss Hall, Room 129
Are you the new owner of an iPhone or iPad? Frustrated with figuring out how to use it? We'll learn about how to use your Apple device so it meets your needs. From making phone calls and video calls, to synching it to your other devices.


August 1-8, 2022, Curtiss Hall, Room 129
Although iPad is the most popular tablet, there are many other options available that are less expensive and use Google's open source Android operating system. If you own one of these devices but don't feel as though you're using it to its full potential, join us for this class. DATE CHANGE FROM CATALOG: MONDAY AUGUST 15 AND WEDNESDAY AUGUST 17


August 15-17, 2022, Curtiss Hall, Room 129
Dive in! Join OLLI at Dow Diamond to watch the Great Lakes Loons vs the Peoria Chiefs during the team's annual Michigander Night.


Thursday, August 11, 2022, Dow Diamond
Preview for Costa Rica: A World of Nature


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Participants will read Loving Frank, a novel by Nancy Horan that tells the story of Mamah Borthwick and her illicit love affair with Frank Lloyd Wright amidst the public shame they experienced in early 20th Century America.


Tuesday, August 16, 2022, Curtiss Hall, Room 129