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There are a multitude of events to attend at Dominican as well as lectures, excursions and trips offered to OLLI Dominican members by our partner, the Osher Marin JCC.

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The Historic Role of Justice Brennan in the Supreme Court, William O'Connor, JD

Come dine and learn with us for a special lecture on The Historic Role of Justice Brennan in the Supreme Court, taught by one of OLLI’s newest professors, Judge William O’Connor. For those of you who took Judge O’Connor’s first class in Fall 2014, you gave him outstandingly high ratings. For the rest of you, just ask your fellow OLLI students if they took the course; if they did, we’re confident their enthusiastic recommendation will persuade you to experience Judge O’Connor’s wit, knowledge, and perspective for yourself.   

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
12:00 - 1:45pm
McInnis Park Restaurant
350 Smith Ranch Road, San Rafael, 94903


$30 for current OLLI Members; $40 for non-Members.  Registration by mail or in-person only to OLLI, 50 Acacia Ave., San Rafael, 94901. Registration and payment must be received by March 6, 2015. No reservations at the door. Click here to download registration form (PDF).



OLLI Partner Events with Osher Marin JCC

Register for Lectures and Trips

These programs are open to all – JCC members and non-members. To Register for lectures, call 415.444.8000. To register for trips, call 415.444.8088.

The following lectures are free to OLLI members ($10 for non-members). Registration for these lectures will not be taken in advance. Seating is on a first come first serve basis at the door. All lectures are held from 12:05 – 1:20 p.m. on Tuesday afternoons.

Learning Unlimited Lectures

These interesting one-time lectures on a wide variety of subjects take place at the Osher Marin JCC and are offered free to OLLI/Dominican members with advance registration. Find out about learning lectures.  

Bay Area Excursions

Journey on a day-trip to discover delightful artistic, architectural, botanical, culinary, historical or other Bay Area treasures. Find out about Bay Area Excursions.

Cultural Art Trips

Experience an enriching mix of cultural activities in exciting destinations. No yellow flag to follow, no nametag to wear. Join trip coordinator James Sokol for museum visits, neighborhood walks, lectures, performances, meals, optional activities and more. Find out about Cultural Art Trips. 

Sacramento Treasures

Spend 3 days/2 nights to discover some of the interesting museums, historic sites and charming neighborhoods in our state capital. 

Date: May, 2015

The Best of Broadway: A Musical Extravaganza

This annual sell-out is sure to delight. Attend some of the hottest shows of the season, explore the history and lore of “the great white way” with an educational Times Square walking tour, have private meetings with Broadway professionals, and enjoy some of the other exciting surprises planned for the trip. 

Date: June, 2015

Exploring Opera: The Land of Enchantment

Spend 6 days/5 nights in a desert oasis where the earth climbs to the skies by way of adobe buildings and the Sangre de Cristo mountains—Santa Fe. Visit the opera house not only for performances, but also for a private backstage tour and production meeting. Enjoy other facets of this historic town from great meals and shopping to an optional cooking class, gallery hop and more. 

Date: July, 2015

Exploring Opera: Verona & Venice

From ancient Roman ruins and medieval castles to renaissance palaces and modern restorations, discover how these two Northern Italian cities offer a marvelous journey through art, architecture, music, cuisine and a myriad of other treasures. 

Date: September, 2015

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