OLLI: Resilience and Thriving in the Face of Adversity

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October 2019

OLLI: Resilience and Thriving in the Face of Adversity

October 24 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on October 10, 2019 at 10:30 AM

One event on October 17, 2019 at 10:30 AM

One event on October 24, 2019 at 10:30 AM

Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$10 – $15

This course will consider a number of individual and community examples of adversity responses in order to identify the factors that in combination lead to positive outcomes in an effort to understand and apply what research has revealed about protective factors and support implicated in positive responses to traumatic events. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)presents thought-provoking programs in literature, science, politics, history, the arts, and more designed specifically for adults over 50. Learn more at berkshireolli.wildapricot.org.

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Lawrence of Arabia: The Movie, the Man, the Enigma, with Richard Matturro

October 24 @ 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until October 24, 2019

Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$10 – $15

A brilliant Oxford scholar, a skilled archaeologist, a talented writer, and a master of guerilla warfare, T. E. Lawrence was also a tormented soul who eventually refused all honors, shunned his celebrity, and tried to lose himself in the lowest ranks of the military under an assumed name. The first four classes will feature segments from the 1962 film Lawrence of Arabia, starring Peter O’Toole, and the last two classes, the 1992 film, A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia, starring…

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Backstairs Tours

October 27 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, 2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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Learn about the daily routines of the men and women who ran The Mount through this behind-the-scenes tour. The Backstairs Tour ticket includes: -The Backstairs tour -Mimosas on the Terrace -Up to 30 minutes of Q&A with the interpreters following the tour -Full admission to The Mount for the day -Regular guided house and garden tours

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Meet Me at the Clark

October 28 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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The Clark is pleased to offer Meet Me at the Clark, a free community education program designed for people living with Alzheimer’s disease (and other dementias) and their care partners. Visitors are welcome to arrive between 2–2:30 on Monday afternoons when the museum is closed to the public for an hour of viewing and discussion of a few artworks. Specially trained docents guide small groups of participants in an open-ended conversation about art intended to nurture relationships and uplift spirits.

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2019 Library Conversations — Morning Sessions

October 29 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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One event on July 30, 2019 at 9:00 AM

One event on August 27, 2019 at 9:00 AM

One event on September 24, 2019 at 9:00 AM

One event on October 29, 2019 at 9:00 AM

The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, 2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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Come inside Wharton’s elegant library for lively conversation in a truly intimate setting surrounded by her expansive collection. Each session will explore a topic related to Wharton’s intense intellectual curiosity, from her fascination with science to her love of poetry. Become inspired by the books and topics that exhilarated Wharton! Space is limited and registration is required. July 2: Wharton’s Men July 30: Music & Poetry August 27: Wharton’s Women September 24: Science & Spirits October 29: Science & Spirits:…

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April 2020

TLI Open Forum: Reclaiming Our Connection to Nature

April 11, 2020 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tanglewood Learning Institute, 297 West Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$59

2PM: Performance of The Lost Words with Boston Symphony Children’s Choir; 3PM: Keynote Speaker; 4PM: Panel Discussion or Activity (moderated by Kris Scopinich, Mass Audubon Director of Education and including keynote speaker, and other panelists).

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