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:

Bonus: Huntsville in 1898

9/18/20 | Fri | 11:00 am | Online

Learn the history of Huntsville during its industrial growth, yellow fever and the Spanish-American war. Huntsville was developing new cotton mills and urban growth under visionary Tracy Pratt. Meanwhile, a war broke out to liberate Cuba, featuring the most unlikely of military heroes: an old Alabama congressman, Joseph Wheeler; and a brilliant New York politician, Theodore Roosevelt. Discover how Huntsville became a military encampment due to the constant fear of disease.

Sign up online for the bonus using Zoom. You will receive an email with the Zoom invitation the day prior.

Presented by Guy Collins

Open to OLLI members

 

 

Coffee Chats: Scattergories

9/25/20 | Fri | 11:00 am | Online

Bring on your creative side as you name objects within a set of categories in a short period of time!

Sign up online for the coffee chats using Zoom. You will receive an email with the Zoom invitation the day prior.

Presented by Ale Pacheco, OLLI Program Manager

Open to OLLI members

 

 

Bonus: Three Weeks in Eastern Europe

10/2/20 | Fri | 11:00 am | Online

Through photographs and storytelling, discover the beauty and history of Eastern Europe. Through a fifteen day cruise the following places were visited: Budapest, Vienna, Prague, Krakow, Warsaw, and Berlin. Join us to hear more about this amazing experience.

Sign up online for the bonus using Zoom. You will receive an email with the Zoom invitation the day prior.

Presented by Rick Schwarz

Open to OLLI members

 

 

Coffee Chats: Trivia

10/9/20 | Fri | 11:00 am | Online

Test your knowledge on interesting facts in many subjects while enjoying a morning with fellow OLLI members. The game will be played individually.

Sign up online for the coffee chats using Zoom. You will receive an email with the Zoom invitation the day prior.

Presented by Ale Pacheco, OLLI Program Manager

Open to OLLI members

 

 

Bonus: A Journey of WWII Battle Sites in France

10/16/20 | Fri | 11:00 am | Online

Delve into major sites of the historic WWII region of France such as American D-Day beaches of Utah and Omaha, the American British and German cemeteries, Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Caen, Pointe du Hoc and Avranches. Through photographs and experiences rediscover the history of these important sites.

Sign up online for the bonus using Zoom. You will receive an email with the Zoom invitation the day prior.

Presented by Tom Ress

Open to OLLI members

 

 

Coffee Chats: Guess Who? Halloween Edition

10/23/20 | Fri | 11:00 am | Online

Dress up and have fun with fellow OLLI members as we play a game of a Halloween themed Guess Who.

Sign up online for the coffee chats using Zoom. You will receive an email with the Zoom invitation the day prior.

Presented by Ale Pacheco, OLLI Program Manager

Open to OLLI members

 

 

Bonus: Science Matters: Teaching 72,000 Students

10/30/20 | Fri | 11:00 am | Online

How does a retired NASA man and a science teacher extend his influence and passion in retirement? Discover the story of a man who grew up in poverty, but that did not stop him from learning the night sky and universe. Learn about the STEM outreach conducted with a portable planetarium in rural schools across TN while sharing his passion with students.

Sign up online for the bonus using Zoom. You will receive an email with the Zoom invitation the day prior.

Presented by Billy Hix

Open to OLLI members

 

 

Pre-recorded Lecture: Americans and the World

11/6/20 | Fri | 11:00 am | Online

Participate in the Live Zoom Discussion based on the Great Decisions pre-recorded lecture series presented by the Foreign Policy Association.

Sign up online for the live Zoom discussion. You will receive an email with the Zoom invitation the day prior.

Presented by Alice Sammon, OLLI Program Coordinator

Open to OLLI members