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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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Gain an understanding of the fundamentals of the beer brewing process, including the ingredients and what they contribute to taste. We will discuss the history of craft beer in America and the effects of prohibition on the industry and examine the profiles of influential American beer types while paring them with food. This is not a home brewing beer class.  

OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $25.00

Weekly - Tue, Thu 3:45 PM - 6:30 PM (7/10/2018-7/17/2018)

Instructor : Kelly Tomlin 

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Location : Off Campus Location : 
  Off Campus.

Room :  Not Assigned



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The Werner Wildlife Museum has been a Casper landmark since it was established in 1964. Take a special after-hours tour of the museum that encompasses two floors and almost 400 exhibits of birds, fish, and animals from Wyoming and around the world. Discover which animal refrigerates its leftovers and which one possesses a larger vocabulary than any species except humans. Learn how you tell a black bear from a grizzly bear, a lynx from a bobcat, and a mature bald eagle from an immature one. Expand your wildlife expertise and gain a greater appreciation for Earth’s creatures.  

OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $0.00

Daily - Wed 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (6/13/2018-6/13/2018)

Instructor : India Hayford 

Please read: Class Location: Werner Wildlife Museum

Location : Off Campus Location : 
  Off Campus.

Room :  Not Assigned



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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 

Please read: July 27 is the last day to receive a fee ...More

Location : Multiple Location : 
  Off Campus
  Nolte Gateway Center.

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



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Restaurateur Fred Harvey set the standard for fine dining along the Santa Fe Railroad from Kansas City throughout the west in the 1870s and into the mid-20th century. He could not have done so without the Harvey Girls who staffed the Harvey House restaurants and are credited with civilizing the American West. Their lives are romanticized in the 1946 MGM musical, “The Harvey Girls”, starring Judy Garland and Angela Lansbury. The real-life Harvey girls worked long hours, were expected to be of good moral character, and had to deal with rough customers. Learn about them as you enjoy authentic Harvey House cuisine.

OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $21.00

Daily - Fri 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (6/22/2018-6/22/2018)

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Vicki Pollock  2.Lisa Icenogle 

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Location : McMurry Career Studies Center Location : 
  McMurry Career Studies Center.

Room :  160



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Learn about Germany, England, Ireland, and Belgium beers. We will discuss the history of these influential countries in the beer industry and their contributions to craft beer in the present day, basic beer brewing processes, and alternative brewing methods and examine the profiles of important European craft beers while paring them with food. This is not a home brewing beer class.   

OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $25.00

Weekly - Thu, Tue 3:45 PM - 6:30 PM (7/19/2018-7/26/2018)

Instructor : Kelly Tomlin 

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Location : Off Campus Location : 
  Off Campus.

Room :  Not Assigned



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Enjoy learning about and seeing in person several species of exotic birds: parrotlets, amazons, cockatoos, and macaws. Learn about having one of these winged gems as a pet and the care requirements of each. You will enjoy seeing these intelligent creatures and learning about them even if you do not want to have a bird to call your own.

OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $0.00

Weekly - Tue 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (6/5/2018-6/26/2018)

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

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

Room :  125



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Pamper yourself with a spa manicure and learn something new. Hear tales about strange practices throughout history and how NASCAR has changed the beauty industry with advances in mani and pedi products, all while receiving a spa manicure. A spa manicure includes a milk bath soak, warm water soak, scrub and massage, hot towel treatment, cuticle care, filing, lotion massage, and choice of nail polish color. (Remember to tip your manicurist.) Leave class feeling prettier and smarter. Last day to receive a fee refund is Monday, June 11.

OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $15.00

Daily - Mon 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (6/18/2018-6/18/2018)

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Kirby Morris  2.Carol Chapman 

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Location : Off Campus Location : 
  Off Campus.

Room :  *



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Join us for a fun daytrip to sites found in “A Field Guide to the Casper Mountain Area.” We will get a glimpse of the biology, geology, and history of the area as we visit these sites. Stops will include Rotary Park, Asbestos Turn, Morning Dew Mine, Strube Loop, and Braille Trail and overviews of Muddy Mountain, Alcova Hogback, and Bessemer Mountain. Information will include plant names and habitats, geologic formation names, and early mining history of Casper Mountain.

OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $8.00

Daily - Fri 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM (7/6/2018-7/6/2018)

Instructor : Terry Logue 

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Location : Off Campus Location : 
  Off Campus.

Room :  Not Assigned



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This summer's French cinema selection is Indochine, a 1992 epic film that gives us a twist of a "Gone with the Wind" reflection on the last decades of the French colonial period in Vietnam. French leading lady Catherine Deneuve stars as Eliane Devries, a spirited and rebellious plantation mistress trying to find love and keep her family together during the dying days of the empire. We will split this saga into two viewing segments with light snacks the first night and dinner the second night as we discuss the film and its rich background. 

OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $30.00

Weekly - Thu 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (6/21/2018-6/28/2018)

Instructor : Charles Ewing 

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

Room :  100



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Learn 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 the concepts we discussed in action.

OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $0.00

Daily - Fri 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM (6/15/2018-6/15/2018)

Instructor : Leah Hays 

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

Room :  125



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Learn the Lin Wellford technique of painting three-dimensional rock houses that make great gifts, paperweights, or fairy garden homes. This class will help you choose the best shape of rocks to create your own rock house. Use your creativity to make a home fairies prefer or an A-frame Chalet. We will talk about the best plants to grow in a fairy or miniature garden.  

OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $5.00

Weekly - Thu 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (6/14/2018-6/14/2018); Daily - Thu 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (6/21/2018-6/21/2018)

Instructor : Teresa Gutwein 

Location : Nolte Gateway Center Location : 
  Nolte Gateway Center.

Room : Multiple  Room : 
  218. 
  115.



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Learn the Lin Wellford technique of painting three-dimensional rock houses that make great gifts, paperweights, or fairy garden homes. This class will help you choose the best shape of rocks to create your own rock house. Use your creativity to make a home fairies prefer or an A-frame Chalet. We will talk about the best plants to grow in a fairy or miniature garden.  

OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $5.00

Weekly - Thu 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (7/12/2018-7/19/2018)

Instructor : Teresa Gutwein 

Location : Nolte Gateway Center Location : 
  Nolte Gateway Center.

Room :  218



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