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:

Mardi Gras Celebration

3/4/19 | Mon | 6:00 pm | Straight to Ale Speakeasy - Campus 805

** Ticket Sales end Thursday, February 28th **

$35 per person — Cash Bar Available

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Join OLLI at UAH for all the goodies Mardi Gras has to offer! Beer, cocktails, and lots of Cajun food to dine. Dancing in the streets to Zydeco music and lessons from DJ Hal Beach. So put on your mask, feathers, beads, and your best costume disguise. When you come to our party, you'll fool everyone's eyes!

Costumes are encouraged, but are optional. There will be prizes awarded to the best costume based on audience applause.

    Buffet Menu Includes:
  • Tossed garden salad
  • Tossed garden salad
  • Entree Items: Blackened Chicken, Andouille Sausage w/onions & peppers, Fried Eggplant
  • Vegetarian Red Beans and Rice
  • Fresh Baked Rolls
  • Whiskey Bread Pudding for Dessert

**Cash bar with Beer and Cocktails available.**

For more information, contact Bob Darnall at
Open to OLLI members and invited guests


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

3/8/19 | Fri | 10:30 am | WIL 001 - Wilson Theatre

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


OLLI Teachers' Appreciation Luncheon

3/15/19 | Fri | 11:30 am | DesignLab at Lincoln Mill

** Teachers eat FREE **

$2 per person — Donation

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Join us for the Winter Teacher Appreciation Luncheon on Friday, March 15 at 11:30 AM at the DesignLab at Lincoln Mill located on 1300 Meridian Street North. All instructors who taught this winter will be honored at the luncheon. OLLI at UAH wants to celebrate the time, talent, and efforts given by our instructors and thank them for adding to our continuing success. Meal catered by Moe's Southwest Grill. Teachers eat gratis. A $2 donation is requested from all other attendees. RSVP in the OLLI Volunteer Office, WIL 151.

For more information, contact Bob Darnall at

Open to OLLI members


MIG: OLLI Dine Out – Baumhower's Victory Grille

3/18/19 | Mon | 5:30 pm | 2309 Memorial Parkway SW, Huntsville

Come join the OLLI Dine Out Member Interest Group (MIG) for an evening at Baumhower's Victory Grille! Opened by footballer Bob Baumhower, this energetic pub serves burgers, grits & other Southern fare. From its inception Baumhower’s has been synonymous with sports, fun times and quality food! Baumhower's has always been known for their signature wings, but there's so much more with this casual eclectic American cuisine!

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

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Open to OLLI members and invited guests



3/29/19 | Fri | 9:30 - 11:30 am | WIL Lobby

Bring a friend, enjoy refreshments, socialize with OLLI friends, and:

  • Learn about OLLI at UAH
  • Meet and greet with instructors & OLLI Curriculum Committee
  • Get details on 65+ Spring-term courses
  • Select exciting courses and register—classes start Apr 15
  • Enter to win a door prize
  • Find out how YOU can help make OLLI at UAH even better!
Open to PUBLIC


Popcorn & A Movie: Murder on the Orient Express

4/12/19 | Fri | 10:30 am | WIL 152

When a murder occurs on the train he's on, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot is recruited to solve the case. An exciting 2017 film adaptation of the classic Agatha Christie novel.

Open to OLLI members


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

4/19/19 | Fri | 10:30 am | WIL 168

Journey through time in this combination of travelogue and battle history. OLLI instructor Tennent Lee compares historical photos from the Battle of the Bulge in 1944 to the same scenes encountered on his recent trip to Ardennes and explains its context to the battle.

Open to OLLI members


Bonus: Nepal Trip: Seeking New Heights – Tom Ress

4/19/19 | Fri | 11:00 am | WIL 168

Come along as avid traveler Tom Ress takes you on his recent adventures in Nepal! Discover a newfound love of trekking or get a feel for the serenity that awaits you at the foothills of the Himalayas.

Open to OLLI members


Bonus: Lessons of The Great Depression – Jim Anthony

5/3/19 | Fri | 11:00 am | WIL 168

History holds many lessons, and the Great Depression provides an opportunity to learn a great deal. Join us to explore the reasons that the Depression took place, the factors that helped it come to an end, and the impact on Americans who lived through it.

Open to OLLI members