Bonuses & Special Events

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.

OLLI Member Benefit – UAH Hockey Tickets!
Ongoing through February

The UAH Hockey program is offering all current OLLI members the opportunity to purchase discounted season tickets for the 2014-2015 home games.

The season tickets are normally $192 for a reserved lower level seat at the Von Braun Center, but OLLI members can purchase them for their entire family for only $100 each! The home season starts October 17th and includes 16 home games through February 2015. Handicapped seating is also available at this reduced price.

To purchase your tickets, contact Jason Rucker in the Athletic Department at 256-824-6584 or jason.rucker@uah.edu. Go Chargers!

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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying by Frank Loesser, Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert
10/15–26/14, Business Administration Building, Chan Auditorium | Various

October 15–18 & 22–25 at 7:30 pm
October 19 & 26 at 2:30 pm

Follows the rise of J. Pierrepont Finch as he climbs the corporate lader from lowly window washer to hight-powered executive, tackling such potent dangers as the aggressively compliant "company man," the office party, backstabbing co-workers, and of course, true love in one of the most delightfully irreverent musical comedies of all time.

For more information, visit www.uah.edu/la/departments/theatre/2014-season.

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Weekly Bonus, OLLI to OLLI: Alaska by Bus, Boat and Train
10/21/14, Bill McAllister | WH 001 | 1:00 – 2:30 pm

OLLI at UAH members traveled to Alaska this summer under a program managed by the OLLI staff at the University of Alaska. Their experiences–including a sum¬mer solstice celebration, visits to museums and a wildlife sanctuary, river cruises, a visit to Denali National Park and Preserve, and other events–will be presented, and exciting photographs and video will be shown.

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Weekly Bonus, The Inexorable Inevitable: Stories of Death
10/28/14, Sara McDaris | TBA | 1:00 – 2:30 pm

We won't be gathered around a big bonfire, a traditional Celtic setting for storytelling, but we will have well-known storyteller Sara McDaris on hand to tell us stories about the "otherworld" in time to put us in the mood for Halloween! Death is celebrated, whether in the Celtic All Hallow's Eve on October 31st, Mexico's Day of Death on November 1st, or the Catholic All Saints Day, also on November 1st. Join Sara McDaris for tales of the inexorable, inevitable transition to immortality.

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Picasso at the Lapin Agile by Steve Martin
11/12–23/14, WH 001 | Various

November 12–15 & 19-22 at 7:30 pm
November 16 & 23 at 2:30 pm

Imagine Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein, both young but fully aware of their amazing potential meeting in a Parisian bar in 1904 for a comic encounter alongside and amusingly incontinent barfly, a gullible yet lovable bar tender, a wise waitress, and a few suprises that trounce in and out of the Lapin Agile.

For more information, visit www.uah.edu/la/departments/theatre/2014-season.

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Booth Museum of Western Art
11/13/2014 | Cartersville, GA

OLLI is taking a day-trip to visit one of America's newest and grandest museums on Thursday, November 13, 2014. The Booth Western Art Museum in historic Cartersville, GA is a Smithsonian Affiliate and houses the largest collection of western American art in the country, along with an impressive Presidential collection and Civil War Gallery. We will travel by luxurious motor coach to arrive in time for lunch in the charming downtown before meeting our docents for a private tour of the galleries. Cartersville is a "Preserve America Community" and there is much to see within easy walking distance of the museum both before and after the docent tour.

Update: The trip to see the Booth Museum of Western Art in Cartersville, GA, November 13, 2014 is filled.  If you would like to be on the waiting list, please contact Jane McBride at janemcbride@knology.net.

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Popcorn and a Movie – Tea with Mussolini
11/21/14, WH 152 | 10:00 am

This November, Popcorn and  a Movie will feature Tea With Mussolini, an account of life in Italy during the dawn of World War II.  This award winning movie, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, stars Maggie Smith, Judi Dench and Cher.

Contact jim1940@knology.net for more info.

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OLLI Teacher Appreciation Luncheon
11/7/14, Trinity United Methodist Church | 12:00 – 2:00 pm

We love our OLLI teachers! Join us on Friday, Nov 7, from 12:00 to 2:00pm at Trinity United Methodist Church to show our teachers how much we appreciate them. We will enjoy pizza, veggies, and desserts, and have an opportunity to visit with friends, and recognize our outstanding fall-term instructors. We will also have an opportunity to listen to Italian songs during the luncheon. Drop by the OLLI Volunteer Office to RSVP. We will collect $2.00 at the door, but instructors, of course, will eat for free!

Contact leahblack01@comcast.net

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OLLI Holiday Party
12/11/14 | Location TBA

Contact leahblack01@comcast.net

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Picasso at the Lapin Agile by Steve Martin
3/11-22/14, Wilson Hall 001 | Various

March 11-14 & 18-21 at 7:30 pm
March 15 & 22 at 2:30 pm

An enchanted forest in a mythical Athens sets the stage for the adventures of four star-crossed lovers, a group of amateur actors, a duke and duchess, a handsome fairy king, a misguided parent, a weaver who's transformed into a half-donkey, wood sprites, and last but not least, Puck the trickster elf who knows falling in love can make fools of us all.

For more information, visit www.uah.edu/la/departments/theatre/2014-season.

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Picasso at the Lapin Agile by Steve Martin
4/29/15 - 5/10/15, WH 001 | Various

April 29 – May 2 & May 6-9 at 7:30 pm
May 3 & 10 at 2:30 pm

For more information, visit www.uah.edu/la/departments/theatre/2014-season.

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