Lunch & Learns

Lunch & Learns feature noontime talks from experts on a wide range of subjects. OLLI-UW members are invited to bring 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 Winter 2018 Lunch & Learns, click here

Lunch & Learns 

Issaquah - University House
The Lunch & Learn series at University House in Issaquah is sponsored by Era Living.
22975 SE Black Nugget Road, Issaquah, WA 98029 

Speaker: David Smith
Date: Monday, January 15, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Egyptian Voices from the Past: A Day in the Life
Speaker: Cynthia Smith 
Date: Friday, February 16, 2018 
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The Founding Fathers and Foreign Interference in U.S. Elections
Speaker: James Rigali
Date: Friday, March 2, 2018 
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM


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

Washington's Music Pioneers
Speaker:
 Amanda Wilde 
Date: Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Thinking Like a Salmon: Will Washington State in the Future be a Happy Home?
Speaker: Nick Bond
Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Religion and Human Rights: Allies or Enemies?
Speaker: David Smith 
Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


The Lakeshore 
The Lunch & Learn series at The Lakeshore is sponsored by Era Living
11448 Rainier Avenue S, Seattle, WA 98178

Birds of Winter 
Speaker: Connie Sidles 
Date: Friday, January 26, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM 

The Home Front in 1942: Washington State in Wartime 
Speaker: John Jensen 
Date: Friday, February 23, 2018 
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM 

The Punishment Fix: How our addiction to mass incarceration, in response to crime, has impacted American society 
Speaker: Ron Hallman 
Date: Friday, March 23, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM      


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

American Volunteers in the War to End all Wars
Speaker: Barry Latter 
Date: Friday, January 5, 2018 
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

GMOs: The Good, the Bad, and the Future
Speaker: Winston Brill 
Date: Friday, February 2, 2018 
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Sasquatch: Man-Ape or Myth?
Speaker: David George Gordon
Date: Friday, March 2, 2018 
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM


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

Data, Responsibly: The Next Decade of Data Science 
Speaker:
Bill Howe 
Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Understanding Media Bias: How We Read, See, and Hear the News 
Speaker:
 Mike Knapp 
Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Speaker: Misha Berson 
Date:  Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM