The Oakmont Sunday Symposium is open to all Oakmont residents and their invited guests. Topics in the Symposium's fall schedule include civil rights and wilderness legislation, drought resistant gardening and Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Court.
Sunday events for Oakmont residents and their invited guests are from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the East Rec Center. A $3 donation is requested. Discounted passes are available at the door. The Symposium solicits comments and suggestions about our programs from our audience. Click on Contact Us.
OUR LATEST RECORDINGS
Dr. Marek Lorenc,"What You Need to Know About Skin Cancer" on November 9th, 2014 (audio only)
Linda Reid,"Who Sculpted That Amazing Piece?" on November 2nd, 2014 (audio only)
Dot Spaet,"Five Keys to Get Rid of Back Pain" on October 19th, 2014 (audio & video)
Thanksgiving Holiday - No Symposium
Susan Nuernberg: "Hollywood Does "Call of the Wild"
If you were a Hollywood director, how would you adapt Jack London's famous story, The Call of the Wild? Oakmont resident and London authority Susan Nuernberg will explore these and other thorny questions raised by adapting a dog story to film. Following the symposium -- at 2 pm in Berger Center-- Movies at Oakmont will screen the 1935 film version of the story starring Clark Gable and Loretta Young .
"Pearl Harbor - Behind the Day of Infamy"
It was Franklin Roosevelt who labeled Japan's bombing of our Hawaiian base "a day that will live in infamy." And so it has -- to this day. But what impelled Japan to take such a monumental gamble against a potentially powerful adversary? On this 73rd Pearl Harbor Day, historian Bob Kirk returns to the Sunday Symposium for the tenth time to discuss events in Japan's history that led to the attack, as well as detailing the assault itself.
Winter Solstice Celebration
Join us for as we celebrate the Winter Solstice with a gathering of our Oakmont friends who have supported Sunday Symposium during the past year. The party begins at 10:30 a.m. There is no charge, but please bring finger food for 4–6 people to share. Mimosas and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided and there will be musical entertainment.
Have a great holiday!
If the speaker requests the program be video recorded, an edited copy will be posted here one week later for those who could not attend in person. Contact Oakmont Video Productions for more information.
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