Join us for Bonuses, lectures, and other cultural and special events which are offered free or at minimal cost. 

Enjoy light refreshments and socializing with OLLI friends before each Weekly Bonus in the lounge, WIL 152D.

Click on the event details for more information, or call 256.824.6183.

 


OLLI Students: Arrive Early for Your Parking Convenience

We encourage our OLLI students to arrive early for their parking convenience, and to remember to have their OLLI parking permits displayed on their vehicles.

OLLI parking permits are a special benefit limited to OLLI members for participating in OLLI on-campus activities only.


OLLI and UAH Community events available to you include:

Event: Bike Ride at Aldridge Greenway

4/30/22 | Sat | 10:00 am | Parking Lot off Mountain Gap Rd

BYOB - “Bring your own Bike” on this approximately eight mile ride from Mountain Gap Rd. to Ditto Landing and back. Bring water, snacks, sunscreen, and wear appropriate clothing for the weather. Pre-registration and waiver required.

Sign up online.

Open to OLLI members
Bonus: Southwest National Parks and Native American Heritage Tour

5/6/22 | Fri | 11:00 am | In-Person & Online

In the summer of 2021, 36 OLLI members and friends took a twelve-day tour of the sandstone canyons, primeval rock formations, and historic rivers of the American Southwest. Members experienced 21 attractions, including six National Parks, a state park, a National Recreation Area, and a National Monument. Members traveled on foot and by bus, boat, train, and some by small plane. Throughout, members learned Native American and early settler history of the Southwest. This presentation will show unforgettable highlights of this adventure-filled trip.

Sign up online.

Members who register to attend online will receive the Zoom link one day prior to the event.

Presented by Ed and Paulette Bernstein, OLLI Members and Travelers

Open to OLLI members
Event: Coffee Chats: Trivia

5/13/22 | Fri | 11:00 am | In-Person & Online

Test your knowledge on interesting facts while enjoying a morning with fellow OLLI members. The game will be played individually and will be available in persona and online. Members who register to attend online will receive the Zoom link one day prior to the event.

Sign up online.

Members who register to attend online will receive the Zoom link one day prior to the event.

 

Open to OLLI members
Event: Hike at Green Mountain Nature Preserve

5/14/22 | Sat | 10:00 am | Hiker’s Parking Lot

Hike the approximate two mile, mostly level, Alum Hollow Trail. Bring water, snacks, and wear appropriate clothing for the weather. Pre-registration and waiver required.

Sign up online.

Open to OLLI members
Bonus: Going Beyond Religious and Social Tolerance

5/20/22 | Fri | 11:00 am | In-Person & Online

Science and faith enrich, in a complementary fashion, our understanding of the truth. Both disciplines require us to investigate reality without preconceived notions and biases. With an unbiased eye, join the presenter to explore how religions share the same divine attributes but differ in their social teachings, adapted to their age’s needs.

Sign up online.

Members who register to attend online will receive the Zoom link one day prior to the event.

Presented by Lameh Fananapazir, Retired Cardiovascular Doctor and religious enthusiast

Open to OLLI members
Event: Hike at Richard Martin Trail

6/11/22 | Sat | 10:00 am | Elkmont

Join us for this hike along an easy 1.5-mile, mostly wooded section (3 miles total hike) of this crushed gravel trail to learn about local nature, wetlands, and Civil War history. Bring water and snacks. Wear appropriate clothing for the weather (hike will be canceled if inclement weather). Parts of the trail may be muddy. Pre-registration and waiver required.

Sign up online.

 

Open to OLLI members
Event: Huntsville Museum of Art: Beauty, Passion & Bliss: 19th Century Masterworks from the Dahesh Museum of Art (New York City)

6/17/22 | Fri | 1:15 pm | 300 Church St. South

This one-hour-plus docent-led tour will highlight this magnificent exhibit featuring an outstanding selection of paintings and sculptures. Free for museum members; non-members pay admission at the door. RSVP by June 10.

Sign up online.

 

 

Open to OLLI members
Event: Trash Pandas vs. Birmingham Barons Baseball Game

7/22/22 | Fri | 6:35 pm | Toyota Field, Madison

Join your OLLI friends to watch the Rocket City Trash Pandas take on the Birmingham Barons. Enjoy after-game fireworks at the ballpark.

Pre-Registration is required by Friday, July 8th. Tickets are $17.44 per person. There will be an additional fee to park.

Register online.

Open to OLLI members and Guest
Event: Walking tour of Scottsboro Trials/Morgan County Archives

7/29/22 | Fri | 10:00 am | Morgan County Courthouse, Decatur

Join us for a walking tour of sites related to the famous Scottsboro Boys Trial in Decatur. End journey at the Morgan County Archives where you can see an exhibit, photos and the actual court records. Free! Pre-Registration required.

Sign up online.

 

 

Open to OLLI members
Event: National Weather Service

8/5/22 | Fri | 1:30 pm | 320 Sparkman Dr.

Have you ever wondered how we forecast the weather? Join us to tour the National Weather Service’s Huntsville location. Tour is free for OLLI members. Meet in the lobby of the facility wearing your OLLI badge. Pre-Registration is required.

Sign up online.

 

Open to OLLI members