Welcome to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Keys to healthy aging: Be engaged, curious and active. We offer classes, lectures and special events to our members. OLLI is a stimulating learning community offering a multitude of activities on a wide variety of subjects.

Classes at 4th and Market near Powell MUNI/BART and 19th and Holloway on the M MUNI line near Park Merced. SCROLL DOWN FOR FULL CLASS SCHEDULE.

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                                                                 PRINTABLE .PDF SCHEDULE

Playwriting: The 10 Minute Play

Cary Pepper           10:00 am – 12:00 pm

                 Exploring the Many Worlds of Chamber Music

                John Prescott  10:00 am - 12:00 pm  (Main Campus)

Diverse Voices in Contemporary Short Stories

Caroline Smadja    1:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Urgent Issues, Extraordinary Politics: Domestic and International Policy Issues in the Midst of National Elections

David Peritz    10:00am – 12:00pm

Russian History: Some Lesser Known Corners

Richard Robbins     1:00 pm – 3:00 pm   

              The 2016 Presidential Election: Issues and Analysis

              Joel Kassiola    4:10 pm – 5:50 pm     (Main Campus)


Healthier Living Workshop

Debra Varner and Nancy Smietana     10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Writers on Writing

Diane Frank           3:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Film Noir in the 40s: An Overview

Elliot Lavine           10:00 am – 12:30 pm    (5 weeks)

Historical & Architectural Walking Tours of San Francisco

Charles Fracchia    1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

             History of Ethnic Minority Groups in California

             George Wright  11:00 am – 1:00 pm (Main Campus)

             Politics of the Middle East

             Abdul Jabbar    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm    (Main Campus)


Unruly Working Women of the Silver Screen

Mary Scott      10:00 am – 12:30pm  (Starts Sept 9 - 5 weeks)

Art as a Social & Economic Phenomenon

Karen McSorley     1:00 pm – 3:00 pm    (Skips 9/16, Meets 10/14)

SAT/SUN 10/1 and 10/2/16 – Chamber Music Intensive.

Click here for a printable PDF Fall Session One schedule!

Be sure to attend our upcoming Preview Event! Click here for info!