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EVENTS

A Taste of Osher

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, August 9, 2019
  • Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Location: Cal State San Marcos
    333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road, room Markstein 102
    San Marcos, CA  92096
  • Registration:  Taste of Osher Registration
  • Or call 760-750-8613
  • Fee:  Free Event

*Registration is required for free parking.  Seating is limited.

 

SPECIAL EVENT

No discounts apply.  Annual/lifetime memberships do not cover Special Event fees.  All  offerings classified under Special Events are nonrefundable.

French Wine:  Whites from the Loire and Reds from the Rhone

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The Loire Valley in France produces some of the world’s most esteemed white wines, including Muscadet, Chenin Blanc, and Sauvignon Blanc. Similarly, the Rhône Valley in southern France
creates some of the world’s most revered red wines, such as Syrah, Grenache blends, and even acclaimed dessert wines. Your guide for this wine tasting journey is a Certified Sommelier
who will entertain you with an engaging and fun presentation. Six wines tasted. Come experience the best of what France has to offer with white, red, and dessert wines!

  • Date: Monday, June 3, 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
  • Limited to 22 students

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

 

SPECIAL EVENT

 
 
 

DESTINATION LEARNING

No discounts apply.  Annual/lifetime memberships do not cover Destination Learning fees.  All  offerings classified under Destination Learning are nonrefundable.

Lunch & Lecture:  Green Dragon Tavern & Museum

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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.

 

DESTINATION LEARNING

No discounts apply.  Annual/lifetime memberships do not cover Destination Learning fees.  All  offerings classified under Destination Learning are nonrefundable.

BROAD ART MUSEUM

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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.

 

DESTINATION LEARNING

Annual/lifetime memberships do not cover Destination Learning fees.  All  offerings classified under Destination Learning are nonrefundable.

SAN DIEGO HISTORY CENTER IN BALBOA PARK

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Explore the San Diego History Center and Research Archives in beautiful Balboa Park.  David Miller and Any Strathman will introduce students to the exhibits and resources that preserve and showcase the history of the San Diego region.  Staff from the History Center will offer a behind-the-scenes look at how the museum functions
  • Date: Tuesday,  May 28
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Location:  San Diego History Center
  • Own Transportation.
  • Registration: Coming Soon
  • Fee:  $30
  • Limited to 20 students

*A current membership and registration are required to attend this event.

 

DESTINATION LEARNING

Annual/lifetime memberships do not cover Destination Learning fees.  All  offerings classified under Destination Learning are nonrefundable.

ALL ABOUT GEMSTONES

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Established in 1931 by Robert M. Shipley, the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) in Carlsbad, CA, is the world’s leading authority and educator on diamonds, colored stones, and pearls. Visitors to the GIA headquarters have an opportunity to learn about the Institute’s world-renowned educational programs, explore gem and jewelry exhibits, visit the Richard T. Liddicoat Gemological Library & Information Center and see the Tower of Brilliance; the world’s largest crystal octahedron. The center is dedicated to educating, researching and understanding gemstones, and protecting potential jewelry buyers by setting quality standards on a global level.
  • Date: Monday,  June 10
  • Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Location:  Gemological Institute of America
  • Own Transportation.
  • Registration: Coming Soon
  • Fee:  $15
  • Limited to 40 students

*A current membership and registration are required to attend this event.

 

 

DESTINATION LEARNING

Annual/lifetime memberships do not cover Destination Learning fees.  All  offerings classified under Destination Learning are nonrefundable.

MEADOWLARK BEHIND-THE-SCENES TOUR

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Have you ever wondered how your drinking water is treated and delivered to our home or how the water from your toilets and sinks is recycled to such high standards that it can be used for irrigation?  To have these and more questions answered join us at this behind-the-scenes tour.
  • Date: Monday,  June 17
  • Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Location:  Meadowlark Water Reclamation Facility
  • Own Transportation.
  • Registration: Coming Soon
  • Fee:  $15

*A current membership and registration are required to attend this event.