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OLLI Weekly Bonuses and Special Events

Join us for weekly bonuses, lectures, and other cultural and special events which are offered free or at minimal cost. Click on the event details for more information, or call 256.824.6183.

Huntsville Photographic Society's 2013 Members' Showcase

Through 8/3/2014, Huntsville Museum of Art

Fifty works from thirty photographers were selected for the Huntsville Photographic Society's 2013 Members' Showcase. Several OLLI members' photographs are featured in this exhibit. Exhibition is in the Prozan Gallery of the Huntsville Museum until August 3.

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Field Trip to Food Bank of North Alabama

7/23/2014, 2000 Vernon Drive | 10:00 am

The Special Events Committee will have a field trip to Food Bank of North Alabama on Wednesday, July 23 at 10:00 am. Sign up if you are interested in learning more about this agency that services eleven counties in an effort to eliminate hunger and build sustainable resources for children, the ill and all who suffer in poverty. For reservations, contact Fred Peterson at fredpeterson1@charter.net.

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City Lights and Stars at Burritt on the Mountain

7/25/2014, 3101 Burritt Drive | 7:30 pm

Look for the OLLI flag on July 25 as OLLI members beat the heat at City Lights and Stars at Burritt on the Mountain. Come out to hear North Alabama's latest musical star band, KUSH. KUSH focuses on Reggae, but also plays Calypso/Soca Funk and Rock and has some of the most talented musicians in this area. Therefore, call your friends, pack your chairs and/or blanket and get your tickets soon!

The gate opens at 6:30 pm, so time for a picnic supper before the concert starts at 7:30. Beer, wine, soft drinks and snacks may be purchased there. Tickets are $15 at the gate and less if purchased in advance (burrittonthemountain.com or 256-536-2882). Join us for a "cool" evening on the mountain!

More details may be found on the web. If you have questions, contact Jane McBride at janemcbride@knology.net.

Check out KUSH on Facebook!

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Southern Regional Conference

7/30/2014 - 8/1/2014, Reuter Center - OLLI at UNC, Asheville

Our southern regional conferences have become a way for volunteers and staff to share learning and fellowship, to discuss best practices, and to explore issues ranging from how to plan a membership social to how to raise funds. They also give us a chance to explore one another's communities and to come away with new perspectives. Come to beautiful Asheville, North Carolina, July 30-August 1, 2014, to continue and grow this tradition of regional meetings to connect and improve all of our programs.

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Popcorn and a Movie – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

8/8/2014, Wilson Hall 152 | TBA

Enjoy this delightful comedy starring Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel, Tom Wilkinson and Maggie Smith about seven cash-strapped seniors who seek to find a cheap and exciting retirement in India.

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Tour of Providence Village

8/8/2014, 7 Town Center Dr NW | 10:00 am

The Village of Providence was planned by Andres Duany, an international leader in the New Urbanism movement, known for reintroducing the English and New England concept of mixed uses, higher planned densities, and permanent open space, resulting in less driving and more walking. Please join as we vist the Village of Providence, listen to a talk by Town Founder David J. Slyman, Jr., and follow up with a luncheon in the village (optional). Please email Bill McAllister to RSVP a space billmcallister94@gmail.com.

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AEgis Technologies Open House

8/21/14, 410 Jan Davis Drive | 10:00 am

Contact mablegordon44@gmail.com.

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Fall Kickoff

8/22/14, WH Lobby | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Excited about the upcoming fall term? Come celebrate with us! Enjoy talking with instructors about our new courses (28 of them!), join a member interest group (MIG), have fun visiting with OLLI friends – and making new ones, and enjoy delicious snacks and drawings for door prizes every half hour! Bring a friend to sign up for the OLLI fall term! Contact leahblack01@comcast.net.

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Popcorn and a Movie – The Monuments Men

9/12/2014, Wilson Hall 152 | TBA

Based on a true story of the US Army's efforts to protect and rescue artistic masterpieces during WWII, The Monuments Men stars Matt Damon, George Clooney, Bill Murray, and John Goodman. To make this movie experience especially enjoyable, OLLI's own Pat Hair will tell us about the first-hand experiences of her uncle, Alabama-native Captain Robert Kelley Posey, assigned to General Patton's staff as Third Army's Monuments and Fine Arts Officer.

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Booth Museum of Western Art

11/11/2014 or 11/12/2014 | Cartersville, GA

Contact janemcbride@aol.com

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Popcorn and a Movie (Musical Theatre)

11/21/14, Wilson Hall 152 | 10:00 am

Contact jim1940@knology.net

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OLLI Teacher Appreciation Luncheon

11/TBA/14, Trinity United Methodist Church | 12:00 – 2:00 pm

Contact leahblack01@comcast.net

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OLLI Holiday Party

12/TBA/14 | Location TBA

Contact leahblack01@comcast.net

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