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 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:

Popcorn & A Great American Read: The Hunt for Red October

12/14/18 | Fri | 10:30 am | WIL 152

Based on the popular Tom Clancy novel, this suspenseful movie tracks Soviet submarine captain Marko Ramius (Sean Connery) as he abandons his orders and heads for the east coast of the United States. Equipped with innovative stealth technology, Ramius' submarine, "Red October," is virtually invisible. However, when an American sub briefly detects the Russians' presence, CIA agent Jack Ryan (Alec Baldwin) sets out to determine Ramius' motives, fearing he may launch an attack on the U.S.

Open to OLLI members


Popcorn & A Great American Read: Anne of Green Gables, Pt 2

1/18/19 | Fri | 10:30 am | WIL 152

Continue following the life of orphan Anne Shirley, from her struggles as an adolescent to her triumphs as a young woman in this Emmy Award-winning production of L.M. Montgomery's novel.

Open to OLLI members


Popcorn & A Movie: Woman in Gold

1/25/19 | Fri | 10:30 am | WIL 152

Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork that rightfully belongs to her family and obtain justice for the destruction perpetrated by the Nazis.

Open to OLLI members


Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge Visit

1/16/19 | Wed | 10:00 am | Wheeler Wildlife Refuge

Meet at Vistor Center on Hwy 67. Visit Wheeler Wildlife Refuge to see a variety of ducks, geese and cranes. After an entertaining visit with a Ranger in the Visitor Center, walk with Bill McAlister to the Observation Building for a panoramic view of our own natural winter wonderland.

Open to OLLI members


Bonus: Travel Fun with OLLI – Linda & Bill McAllister

2/1/19 | Fri | 10:30 am | WIL TBA

Curious about traveling with OLLI? Join Linda and Bill McAllister for recap of OLLI trips including Alaska, Memphis, England/Wales/Scotland, Spain, Fairhope, AL, Eastern Canada, the Canadian Rockies and New Orleans.

Open to OLLI members


Bonus: Volunteer with Passion – Pat Long

2/8/19 | Fri | 10:30 am | TBA

Discover the many local volunteer opportunities and learn how you can continue serving others well into retirement with professional volunteer Pat Long. You'll receive as much (or more) than you give by volunteering!

Open to OLLI members


Bonus: You Be The Judge – Tom Borcher

2/15/19 | Fri | 10:30 am | TBA

Ever watched Judge Judy? Think you're a good fit for the Supreme Court? Like to give your opinion? Join retired attorney Tom Borcher for a mock trial to see how comfortable you feel sitting in the jury box!

Open to OLLI members


Bonus: Flowers at 1818 Farm – Natasha McCrary

2/22/19 | Fri | 10:30 am | TBA

Natasha McCrary, owner of 1818 Farms in Mooresville, will share ideas and information on sustainable gardening: seed starting, harvesting and saving! Learn about the 1818 Farms Flower Truck—and enjoy building a bouquet.

Open to OLLI members


Bonus: The Aging Spine – Dr. Morris Seymour

3/1/19 | Fri | 10:30 am | TBA

Join Dr. Seymour of the Orthopaedic Center Spine Team as he uses his expertise in neck and lumbar spine disorders to explore how mature generations can respond to their aging spine.

Open to OLLI members


Bonus: Diversity–An Interactive and Conversational Overview of Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural Awareness – Delois Smith

3/8/19 | Fri | 10:30 am | TBA

Improve your cross-cultural relationships and conversations! Become more informed on issues of diversity in this presentation from former UAH VP for Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, Delois Smith.

Open to OLLI members


Popcorn & A Movie: Bridge of Spies

3/29/19 | Fri | 10:30 am | WIL 152

A Cold War-era American lawyer is recruited to defend a Soviet spy and help facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet-captured American U-2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.

Open to OLLI members