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: 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


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


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


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: Finding Purpose and Happiness in Retirement: What are the Ingredients? – Marianne Oesher

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

Retirement can be challenging! Most of us prepare our financial portfolios so we can enjoy retirement. But, very few people are prepared for the non-financial changes that occur when we leave the career phase of our lives. In fact, everything changes and that can really rock your boat. Two of the biggest changes are loss of your identity and sense of purpose. When those important ingredients are missing from your life, your happiness can be seriously challenged. In this session, you will hear insights and tips about how to make this the happiest, most meaningful time of your life.

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


MIG: OLLI Dine Out – Church Street Purveyor

2/18/19 | Mon | 6:00 pm | 201 Jefferson St N, Huntsville

Come join the OLLI Dine Out Member Interest Group (MIG) for world class cooking perfectly paired with your favorite wine, beer, or bourbon! Purveyor provides local craft beers, unique bourbons, and exclusive wines not found anywhere else in Alabama. Enjoy the comfortable setting and friendly atmosphere! Located in The Avenue, downtown Huntsville’s newest addition, bringing a fabulous combination of stylish and unique, residential and retail, life and living.

A La Carte menu – Visit the web site for more information on offerings.
Limited seating. Contact:
Sign-up sheet in OLLI office (WIL 151)

View PDF Flyer:

Open to OLLI members and invited guests


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