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Oakmont Sunday Symposium Oakmont East Recreation Center

Sunday February 28th - 10:30am

The Oakmont Sunday Symposium provides a forum for speakers on diverse topics such as science, history, politics, culture and current events. Attendance is intended for Oakmont residents and their invited guests. Symposiums take place from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the East Recreation Center, 7902 Oakmont Dr. A $3 donation is requested.

Upcoming speakers

Feb. 21 – “One Month in Liberia with the World Health Organization,” Charleen Gavette

Graphic information systems specialist Charleen Gavette spent a month in Liberia assisting the World Health Organization at the height of the Ebola crisis last year. She will speak about her experience observing the epidemic and the WHO response.

Feb. 28 – “It’s Oscar Time Again,” Ky Boyd

In what has become an annual tradition for the Sunday Symposium, local film expert and Rialto Cinema proprietor Ky Boyd will talk about the movies and the journey to this year’s Oscars, including the controversy over the all-white selections for nominations.

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