Oakmont Lifelong Learning

Oakmont Lifelong Learning partners with Santa Rosa Junior College's office of Community & Contract Education to offer a full schedule of enrichment classes at Oakmont.

To register online, please CLICK HERE to log in, or to create a new user profile. Then click the registration links below to enroll for Oakmont Lifelong Learning classes. To register by phone, call SRJC's office of Community Education at (707) 527-4372 option 6.

These courses are taught at Oakmont. For SRJC's full menu of Community Education course offerings, please click here.


Upcoming Classes at Oakmont:


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On With the Show! The Rise of Broadway

Instructor: Deborah Rosengaus
Mondays| Sep. 16 - Oct. 14 | 3:00 – 5:00 PM | Berger Center
5-week session, $96, Class ID: 7711

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Join mezzo soprano Rosengaus for a fun, light-hearted journey through the history, people and music of one of the Big Apple’s most iconic neighborhoods, including clips from the great performers who made their names there.


Silhouette of shark swimming

Sharks and Their Relatives

Instructor: Dr. Robert Rubin
Wednesdays| Sep. 18 - Oct. 9 | 3:00 – 5:00 PM | Berger Center
4-week session, $81, Class ID: 7713

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With Dr. Rubin as your guide, travel deep beneath the Pacific Coast on an information-packed journey that brings the world of sharks and manta rays to life through incredible photography and unforgettable first-hand experiences.


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Julia Morgan: California Architect

Instructor: Dr. Karen McNeill
Thursdays| Sep. 19 - Sep. 26 | 3:00 – 5:00 PM | East Recreation Center
2-week session, $52, Class ID: 7715

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Become immersed in the knowledge and passion of Dr. McNeill who tells an unforgettable story of the life and work of architect and women’s leader, Julia Morgan, whose pioneering legacy includes the Hearst Castle and 700 other buildings.


Candle lighting a Star of David

Antisemitism: The Dynamics and History of the Longest Hatred

Instructor: Rev. Bruce Bramlett
Thursdays | Oct. 3 - Oct. 31 | 3:00 – 5:00 PM | East Recreation Center
5-week session, $96, Class ID: 7716

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An engaging 2,400-year journey shows how the hatred of Jews provides a powerful cultural mirror that former students say will “bowl you over.” Students will gain a greater sense of connectivity with the deeper roots of who we are as human beings.


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Cave Paintings and Portable Sculpture: The Art of Paleolithic Europe

Instructor: Dr. Anne-Louise Dierkes
Wednesdays | Oct. 16 - Nov. 6 | 3:00 – 5:00 PM | Berger Center
4-week session, $81, Class ID: 7714

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Expertly guided by Dierkes, see how the study of these famous prehistoric artworks in Europe provides a bigger context to human development and thinking, showing how very connected modern man is to the ancient people who created these works.


Angkor Wat in the sunset

The Glories of Cambodia's Angkor Wat

Instructor: Dr. Perry Ritenour
Mondays | Oct. 21 - Nov. 4 | 3:00 – 5:00 PM | Berger Center
3-week session, $67, Class ID: 7712

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Experience wonderment in exploring Angkor Wat, a UNESCO World Heritage site, built over 800 years ago in the jungles of Cambodia. Fascinating stories are artistically carved into the architecture of Angkor Wat, revealing hidden secrets in this “Heart of Darkness.”