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OASIS events-April 2008

OASIS, the enrichment program for adults 50 and older, offers the following classes and events during April. Unless otherwise stated, they are held at the OASIS Education Center, on the fourth floor of the Macy's store in downtown Portland, 621 S.W. Fifth Ave. For registration and more information, call 503 241-3059 or visit www.oasisnet.org/portland.

• Getting Older is Not for Sissies - Saturday, April 26, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital; $10.

• Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery - Wednesday, April 30, noon to 1 p.m. at Legacy Meridian Park Hospital, Room CHEC104; free.

• Getting Ready for Medicare - Wednesday, April 23, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital; free.

• Health Care Fraud, Waste and Abuse - Tuesday, April 1,10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the OASIS large classroom; $5.

• Genetic Testing: Promises and Perils - Thursday, April 3,1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the OASIS large classroom; $7.

• Offering Healing Words - Tuesday, April 15, 10:30 a.m. to noon in the OASIS large classroom; $7.

• Don't Let Fat Clog Your Pipes - Tuesday, April 22, 1 to 2 p.m. at Everyday Wellness Clinic; $5.

• Putting the Squeeze on High Blood Pressure - Tuesday, April 8, 1:30 to 3 p.m., OASIS large classroom; $5.

• Italic Handwriting - Wednesday, April 2, 1 to 3 p.m., OASIS conference room; $12.

• Pine Needle Basketry - Wednesdays, April 9 through April 30, 1 to 3:30 p.m., OASIS conference room; $55 for four sessions.

• OASIS Theatre Performance - Monday, April 14, 7 to 9 p.m. at Artist Repertory Theatre; $5.

• Science Fiction Film: Philosophical and Political Perspectives - Wednesdays, April 2 through April 16, OASIS large classroom; $25 for three sessions.

• Flamenco Culture and Dance - Thursday, April 10,1:30 to 3 p.m., OASIS large classroom; $7.

• April Book discussion: 'My Antonia' - Monday, April 7, 1 to 3 p.m., OASIS conference room; $5.

• Shakespeare Made Accessible: 'Hamlet' - Wednesdays, April 2 through May 7, 10:30 a.m. to noon at Multnomah Art Center, Room 34; $45 for six sessions.

• American Dreams/American Realities: The Literature of Immigration - Thursday, April 3 through April 24, 10 a.m. to noon, OASIS large classroom; $35 for four sessions.

• Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney - Wednesday, April 23, 10:30 a.m. to noon, OASIS large classroom; free.

• Social Security and Older Adults - Tuesday, April 29, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., OASIS large classroom; $5.

• Music and Pictures . . . They're Worth a 1,000 Words - Wednesday, April 16, 10 a.m. to noon, OASIS computer lab; $20.