Spring 2017 Lunch & Learns


Lunch & Learns feature noontime talks from experts on a wide range of subjects. OLLI-UW members are invited to bring their lunch and a guest to these free events, scheduled about once a month.

Click on the lecture title for a full description and speaker bio. 
To register for Lunch & Learns, click here

Issaquah – University House 
22975 SE Black Nugget Road, Issaquah, WA 98029 

The Lunch & Learn series at University House in Issaquah is sponsored by Era Living

Time to Go: Why Birds Migrate
Speaker: Connie Sidles
Date: Friday, April 21, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Cosmos: Our Evolving View of the Universe 
Speaker: Bernie Silbernagel
Date: Monday, May 8, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM


Mukilteo – Rosehill Community Center 
304 Lincoln Avenue, Mukilteo, WA 98275 

Washington at War: The Evergreen State in World War I
Speaker: Lorraine McConaghy
Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Speaker: Bernie Silbernagel
Date: Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The Pine and the Cherry: Japanese Americans in Washington
Speaker: Mayumi Tsutakawa
Date: Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM


Redmond - Trilogy at Redmond Ridge 
Please review the fragrance free policy at Trilogy. 
23215 NE Greens Crossing Road, Redmond, WA 98053 

First Daughters of the Revolution – A Personal Journey
Speaker: Jing Qing (Claire) Zhang
Date: Friday, April 7, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

American Muslims: History, Culture, and Politics
Speaker: Turan Kayaoglu
Date: Friday, May 12, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

The Good Game: On the Moral Value of Sports

Speaker: Mike VanQuickenborne
Date: Friday, June 2, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM


Seattle - Magnuson Park, The Brig 
The Brig, 6344 NE 74th St, Seattle, WA 98115 

Washington at War: The Evergreen State in World War I
Speaker: Lorraine McConaghy
Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals in Personal Care Products: Health Impacts and How to Reduce Exposures
Speaker: Fran Solomon
Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


Seattle - Mirabella (Downtown) 
116 Fairview Ave North, Seattle, WA 98109 

A New Order for the Ages: The Many Meanings of the American Revolution
Speaker: Richard Johnson
Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

A Tale of Three Seattle Temblors: One Big, One Deep and One Direct Hit
Speaker: John Vidale
Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Restorative Justice: A Rational, Balanced, and Cost-Effective Approach to Crime Control in America
Speaker: Ron Hallman
Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


Seattle - Rainier Beach Community Center
8825 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118

The Lunch & Learn series at Rainier Beach Community Center is sponsored by Era Living

Speaker: David Smith
Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Cosmos: Our Evolving View of the Universe 
Speaker: Bernie Silbernagel
Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals in Personal Care Products: Health Impacts and How to Reduce Exposures
Speaker:
Fran Solomon
Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM