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The health and safety of our community remains top priority. Due to COVID-19, all parks, picnic pads, recreation and athletic facilities/courts/fields and playgrounds are CLOSED.  Furthermore, to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, all gatherings are prohibited until further notice.
Stay tuned for tips on how to stay active and recreate from the comfort of your own home.
Additionally, the following events will be canceled or postponed:

Senior and Scout House Community Center Gala
Volunteer Appreciation Event
Older Adults Health Fair
Family Camp Out
Exhibitions (through April)
AARP Tax Aid Program: Update call 1-888-227-7669 for alternative tax filing options

All park reservations through the end of April will be canceled and customers will receive a full refund.

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI): Who Was Rosecrans?

Presenter: Dr. Gary Hartzell

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI): Who Was Rosecrans?Starke Rosecrans

Today, Rosecrans is just a name on a street sign and the man it honors is largely forgotten. Join us on July 29th to hear a talk about this remarkable man, William Starke Rosecrans. He was a prominent Civil War General who might have become President, if it were not for an undelivered telegram.

Day Date Time Location Cost
Friday July 29, 2016
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Joslyn Community Center
1601 North Valley Drive
Must be an OLLI Member to attend. Membership fee
$30 (Check or Credit Card Only). Registration is required. Call (310) 802-5430 to reserve your spot today.

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at California State University Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) is a program of educational, cultural, and social opportunities individuals age 50 and above. Members experience taking courses in a relaxed atmosphere for the pure pleasure of learning. Attend the kickoff in Manhattan Beach and become a member if you are not already. California State University Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) Faculty will present lectures on an exciting variety of topics for OLLI at CSUDH. This is a learning-in-retirement organization for individuals 50+. Participation in the lectures is included with annual membership of $30. Lectures will be held this fall in Carson, Manhattan Beach, and Torrance.

OLLI members are invited to attend the six lectures near their homes or to attend all 18 lectures offered at the three locations. There is no charge for the lectures to current OLLI members, but registration is required.

For more information, feel free to contact the Older Adults Program at (310) 802-5430. For more classes and activities offered by the Older Adults Program, please visit the Classes and Activities webpage. The Older Adults Program is always offering new events, workshops, lectures and bus trips specifically for older adults ages 55+. For information on these events and trips, please visit the Upcoming Events or the Bus Trips webpage.

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