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Choose these classes if you like classic films or want to enjoy dinner and a movie, musicals, foreign films, behind-the-scenes tours of local museums, and field trips to fascinating locations.

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Over the last 10 years, many fruit shrubs and native plants have been tried, tested, and tortured by nature at Tara Farm and Nursery north of Casper. The instructor will discuss plants for the central Wyoming area; choosing plants for a permaculture garden; maintenance, care, and uses of plants; and plant installation for year-round flowers and fruit production, autumn color, winter protection, and visual interest. A photo album of plants and their descriptions will be available to participants on Facebook. You will have time to go off campus to get lunch or you may bring a sack lunch. Computer skills are beneficial to access online class resources.

OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $0.00

Daily - Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (10/6/2018-10/6/2018)

Instructor : Laurel Graham 

Location : Nolte Gateway Center Location : 
  Nolte Gateway Center.

Room :  218



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Get out of your cabin-fever rut with a lovely afternoon of art and fun. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the inner workings of the Nicolaysen Art Museum, presentations from the curators, art scavenger hunt, and refreshments.

OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $9.00

Daily - Tue 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (10/2/2018-10/2/2018)

Instructor : Cynthia Grieve 

Location : The Nicolaysen Art Museum Location : 
  The Nicolaysen Art Museum.

Room :  Not Assigned



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There are many Academy Award-winning classic films to view from 1930 to 1950. Movie showings for this engaging class will be chosen from Hollywood classic films that were recognized for Best Picture, Best Actor, or Best Actress. The films hail from a variety of genres and have one thing in common: they won the coveted golden statue of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $0.00

Weekly - Thu 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (9/6/2018-10/11/2018)

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Rachel Wright  2.Lisa Icenogle 

Location : McMurry Career Studies Location : 
  McMurry Career Studies.

Room :  160



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Ice cream has been around for centuries. Marco Polo was the first westerner to encounter it when he traveled to the Far East in the 12th century. Explore the rich history of ice cream and then take a trip down memory lane as we visit Casper’s vintage ice cream parlors and whip up old-fashioned ice cream recipes. We will enjoy our ice cream in a pleasant outdoor location as we share stories about our favorite ice cream parlors and chill out to soda shop tunes. 

OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $7.00

Daily - Wed 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (8/8/2018-8/8/2018); Weekly - Wed 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (8/8/2018-8/8/2018); Daily - Thu 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (8/9/2018-8/9/2018)

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Pam McCluskey  2.Pam Schuler 

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Location : Multiple Location : 
  Off Campus
  Nolte Gateway Center.

Room : Multiple  Room : 
  Not Assigned. 
  224. 
  225.



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Louis Zamperini was an Olympic runner who competed in the 1936 Olympics and later became a WWII Army Air Force bombardier. On an ill-fated mission, Zamperini’s plane was shot down over the Pacific Ocean. He survived and began an ordeal that tested his endurance until the end of the war. Based upon Laura Hillenbrand’s book, "Unbroken," the film recounts his remarkable story. The first class will be a book discussion and overview of the movie; reading the book is not a requirement. We will have dinner and watch the film during the second class. Oct. 10 is the last day to receive a fee refund. 

OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $21.00

Daily - Wed 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (10/17/2018-10/17/2018); Daily - Fri 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM (10/19/2018-10/19/2018)

Instructor : OLLI Staff 

Location : McMurry Career Studies Location : 
  McMurry Career Studies.

Room :  CS 160



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Take a guided hike in the Casper area to look for seasonal, edible plants. Learn about foraging rules and how to identify, gather, and use native edible plants. You must be able to walk at least three miles on varied terrain and at higher elevations. There may be limited access to restrooms or outhouses. Wear comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, a hat, work gloves, and dress in layers. Bring a sack lunch, trowel, and small pruning shears. 

OLLi

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $5.00

Daily - Fri 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM (10/5/2018-10/5/2018)

Instructor : Leah Hays 

Location : Fox Skelton Energy Institute Location : 
  Fox Skelton Energy Institute.

Room :  125



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“Les Choristes,” a 2004 film, recounts the story of a famous French orchestra conductor and his humble beginnings in a post-war boarding school for difficult boys that is governed by a tyrannical principal. Fortune intervenes in the form of a small-time musician, Clement Mathieu, who arrives at the school to teach and founds a fledgling choir. Conflict between the strict headmaster and Mathieu’s free-spiritedness sends everyone down an unpredictable path. Enjoy a French-themed dinner and this delightful musical treat.

OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $21.00

Daily - Fri 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (9/28/2018-9/28/2018)

Instructor : Charles Ewing 

Location : Fox Skelton Energy Institute Location : 
  Fox Skelton Energy Institute.

Room :  EI 100



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Learn and implement a natural approach to maintaining the abundance and beauty of your garden. We will discuss composting, pruning, weeding, and natural pest control followed by a tour of local gardens to observe concepts discussed in class.

OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $5.00

Daily - Fri 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM (10/12/2018-10/12/2018)

Instructor : Leah Hays 

Location : Fox Skelton Energy Institute Location : 
  Fox Skelton Energy Institute.

Room :  EI 125



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Get an introduction to online resources to conduct genealogy research. The instructor will provide suggestions on building and working on your family tree and how to use online resources.

OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $0.00

Weekly - Tue, Thu 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (10/23/2018-11/29/2018)

Instructor : Dwain Romsa 

Location : Fox Skelton Energy Institute Location : 
  Fox Skelton Energy Institute.

Room :  EI 104



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Learn how to cultivate gourmet mushrooms in this class. Learn basic mycology, sanitary procedures, and mushroom cultivation. Participants will receive cultures and spawn to cultivate their own mushrooms.   

OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $30.00

Weekly - Wed 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (10/3/2018-10/31/2018)

Instructor : Benjamin Fortier 

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Location : Fox Skelton Energy Institute Location : 
  Fox Skelton Energy Institute.

Room :  103



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Everyone has a unique story and background and together we form a unique bond. We will explore what it means to lead from experience and how to use our years of experience to benefit our community and state. Coming together to see how we can contribute our experience will be fun, thought provoking, and encouraging. Join us for an informal discussion and enjoy a light evening meal of soup and bread. 

OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $0.00

Daily - Thu 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM (11/15/2018-11/15/2018)

Instructor : Jonathan Schmidt 

Location : Nolte Gateway Center Location : 
  Nolte Gateway Center.

Room :  223



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Take a guided hike in the Casper area to look for seasonal, edible plants. Learn about foraging rules and how to identify, gather, and use native edible plants. You must be able to walk at least three miles on varied terrain and at higher elevations. There may be limited access to restrooms or outhouses.   

OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $0.00

Daily - Fri 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM (7/27/2018-7/27/2018)

Instructor : Leah Hays 

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Location : Fox Skelton Energy Institute Location : 
  Fox Skelton Energy Institute.

Room :  125



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