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A Taste of Osher in Temecula

Taste of Osher

Learn what Osher is all about at our annual Taste of Osher Event! Enjoy refreshments and raffle drawings while you preview select spring courses, meet instructors and discover the opportunities Osher has waiting for you!

  • Date: Friday, January 18, 2019
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Location: Temecula Higher Education Center
    43200 Business Park Drive
    Temecula, CA 92590
  • Registration:  Taste of Osher Registration
  • Or call 760-750-8613
  • Fee:  Free Event

*Seating is limited



French Wine:  Exploring the Wine Regions of Bordeaux and Burgundy


Over the centuries, the French have produced more fine wine than any other nation. While many other countries produce quality wine and have indigenous grape varietals, French wine remains the global benchmark for quality. Dane Kuta, a Certified Sommelier will guide you in tasting wine from the two leading wine regions in France: Bordeaux and Burgundy. Learn how French wine is made, the history behind the varietals, and how to decipher those complex wine labels. We’ll taste six wines, including both whites and reds. If you want to really enjoy that next bottle of French wine, don’t miss this class!

  • Date: Monday, February 4, 2019
  • Time: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Location: Carlsbad by the Sea Retirement Community
    2855 Carlsbad Blvd.
    Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Registration: French Wine
  • Or call 760-750-4020
  • Fee:  $50

*Osher membership required * Seating is limited * No discounts apply * No refunds



The High Society Jazz Band


The High Society Jazz Band puts a fresh twist on the lively sounds of traditional jazz.  They're bound to please all audiences with a variety of styles and arrangements -- New Orleans and Chicago-style jazz and Dixieland, swing, big band, Latin and even oldies rock n' roll.  This six-member group has entertained around San Diego and beyond for over 30 years, performing concerts, at jazz festivals, dances, night clubs and at private events.  Enjoy the music, humor and energy of High Society!

  • Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019
  • Time: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (doors open at 3:15pm)
  • Location: Lake San Marcos Pavilion
    1105 La Bonita Drive
    San Marcos, CA 92069
  • Registration: The High Society Jazz Band
  • Or call 760-750-4020
  • Fee: $30                                                                                                                                                                      Includes 2 drink vouchers and light appetizers                                                                               *No discounts apply * No refunds


Lunch & Lecture:  Green Dragon Tavern & Museum


Pursuing Freedom: Understanding the Causes and Consequences of the American Revolution

This offsite lecture examines the causes and consequences of the American Revolution. From the period of "salutary neglect" to the shots fired at Lexington and Concord, we will survey the major figures, ideas, and events that helped shape this heady time. Far from a bygone past, studying this history provides valuable insights for understanding our current times as well.
Lunch and a museum visit will be included in the cost of this offering.

  • Date: Monday,  April 8
  • Time: 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Location: Green Dragon Tavern & Museum
    6115 Paseo Del Norte
    Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Registration: Pursuing Freedom
  • Fee:  $40

*A current membership and registration are required to attend this event. This is a Destination Learning event, no Annual or Lifetime discounts apply.




osher broad museum
The Broad Art Museum in Los Angeles has an internationally acclaimed collection of contemporary art. The ever famous Museum of Contemporary Art is it’s neighbor. Join Robin Douglas for a tour of both May 15th.
Hop on a bus at 8:30 am and travel to L.A. for a trip through the art world from two different perspectives. Enjoy lunch on your own between tours. The bus will depart by 3 and return by 5:00pm.
  • Date: Wednesday,  May 15
  • Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Location: Broad Museum
  • Bus Transportation.  Pick-up location:  CSUSM, LOT B
  • Registration: Broad Museum
  • Fee:  $100

*A current membership and registration are required to attend this event. This is a Destination Learning event, no Annual or Lifetime discounts apply.