Autumn 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

The Home Front in 1942: Washington State in Wartime
Speaker:
John Jensen
Date: Friday, September 15, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The Punishment Fix: How our addiction to mass incarceration in response to crime has impacted American society
Speaker:
Ron Hallman
Date: Friday, October 13, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Washington’s Music Pioneers
Speaker:
Amanda Wilde
Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM


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

World Travels
Speaker:
Mike Gold
Date: Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

How Birds Migrate
Speaker:
Connie Sidles
Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Understanding Media Bias: How We Read, See, and Hear the News
Speaker:
Mike Knapp
Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The Punishment Fix: How our addiction to mass incarceration in response to crime has impacted American society
Speaker:
Ron Hallman
Date: Tuesday, December 5, 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 

Washington’s Music Pioneers
Speaker:
Amanda Wilde
Date: Friday, September 8, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Cuba: Following In My Grandfather’s Footsteps
Speaker:
Alex Welles
Date: Friday, October 6, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Woodland Park Zoo’s Living Northwest Conservation Programs: Linking Animal Conservation, Health and Sustainability in our Bioregion
Speaker:
Robert Long
Date: Friday, November 3, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Autopsies: Forensic Pathology and The Real World Of CSI
Speaker:
Carl Wigren
Date: Friday, December 8, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM


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

Football – The Basics 
Speaker: Damon Huard
Date: Wednesday, September 13, 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, October 11, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Elwha: A River Reborn
Speaker: Lynda V. Mapes
Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

The Birds of Winter
Speaker:
Connie Sidles
Date: Wednesday, December 13, 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

The Home Front in 1942: Washington State in Wartime
Speaker:
John Jensen
Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

Gut Germs and Your Health
Speaker:
Winston Brill
Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

The Punishment Fix: How our addiction to mass incarceration in response to crime has impacted American society
Speaker:
Ron Hallman
Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM