Join us for Weekly 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:

FORMAT FOR EACH
Event: Polaris Industries Tour

11/19/19 | Tue | 9:30 am & 11:00 am | Polaris Industries Tour

Discover what it takes to build Polaris' ATV's, motorcycles and the innovative Slingshot! Tour is currently full. POC: Linda Lowe, llowe38@gmail.com

Open to OLLI members

 

CANCELED Popcorn and a Movie: Amazing Grace

3/20/20 | Fri | 10:30 am | WIL 152

The idealist William Wilberforce maneuvers his way through Parliament, endeavoring to end the British transatlantic slave trade.

Open to OLLI members

 

CANCELED Event: Civil Axe Throwing

3/24/20 | Tues | 11:00 am | Civil Axe Huntsville

Whether you want to channel your inner lumberjack or try out a fun hobby, axe throwing is a unique sport that's taking North Alabama by storm. Axe throwing is easy to learn and everything is designed with your safety in mind. OLLI members receive a discounted entrance fee of $15. Located at Campus 805, 2620 Clinton Ave W., Suite B room 210, Huntsville, AL 35801. Sign up online or contact POC: Ale Pacheco, OLLI.info@uah.edu

Open to OLLI members

 

CANCELED Event: Historic Downtown Huntsville Tour

4/4/20 | Sat | 11:00 am | Harrison Brothers Hardware

Take a walking tour while learning about the history of many iconic building and houses in down Huntsville. OLLI members will meet at Harrison Brothers Hardware located at 124 Southside Square, Huntsville, AL 35801. Sign up online or contact POC: Linda Lowe, llowe38@gmail.com

Open to OLLI members

 

CANCELED Event: Alabama Supercomputer Authority Center Tour

4/9/20 | Thurs | 10:00 am | Alabama Supercomputer Authority Center

Visit this state-funded corporation that has the purpose of acquiring, developing, administering and operationg a statewide supercomputer and related telecommunication systems. OLLI members will meet at 686 Discovery Dr. NW, Huntsville, AL 35806. Sign up online or contact POC: Ale Pacheco, OLLI.info@uah.edu

Open to OLLI members

 

CANCELED Weekly Bonus: Remembering Redstone: How the Army Changed Huntsville

4/17/20 | Fri | 11:00 am | WIL 168

Throughout the years, a living legend of Redstone Arsenal shared information about the truly special role the Army had played in Huntsville's history with a TV Morning News Anchor, but their time on TV was not enough to share it all. Engage and participate in their reunion and be part of one of the most interesting conversations about the Rocket City.

Presented by Mike Baker, Redstone Historian and Steve Johnson, WHNT Reporter

Open to OLLI members

 

 

CANCELED Event: Roaring 20's Cabaret Showcase

4/20/20 | Mon | 5:30 pm | Campus 805-Speakeasy

Go back to the 1920s as we celebrate 2020. Join us for a night of fun and entertainment as fellow OLLI at UAH members showcase their talents.Costumes are encouraged, but are optional. Get your $25 tickets online or contact POC: Nancy Darnall, nbd51@icloud.com

Open to OLLI members and guests

 

CANCELED Weekly Bonus: Standing Through History-The Houses of Early Alabama

4/24/20 | Fri | 11:00 am | WIL 168

Discover the history and conditions of houses built in Huntsville-Madison County prior to Alabama's 1819 statehood — some still stand today. Learn the significance of Huntsville-Madison County's early political leaders. Find out about the historic resources and the success of Huntsville's historic preservation movement.

Presented by Donna Castellano, Executive Director of the Historic Huntsville Foundation.

Open to OLLI members

 

 

CANCELED Weekly Bonus: Feet on the Ground, A Return to Vietnam

5/1/20 | Fri | 11:00 am | WIL 168

Take a look inside the journey of a retired US Army member returning to Vietnam after 50 plus years. Explore the countryside areas visited and discover how Vietnam has taken on capitalism, how they have basically recovered from hundreds of years of warfare, and how they remember the American War today.

Presented by Cliff Lanham, Ret US Army.

Open to OLLI members

 

 

CANCELED Weekly Bonus: Anecdotes of a Travel Warrior

5/8/20 | Fri | 11:00 am | WIL 168

During a 40 year working career and more than two million miles of travel, many captivating and amusing things have been encountered. Through story-telling and laughter discover the experiences and adventures of a world traveler.

Presented by David Styers, World Traveler.

Open to OLLI members

 

 

CANCELED Weekly Bonus: A Journey of WWII Battle Sites in France

5/15/20 | Fri | 11:00 am | WIL 168

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.

Presented by Tom Ress, World Traveler.

Open to OLLI members

 

 

Event: OLLI Annual Dinner

5/20/20 | Wed | 6:00 pm | UAH SSB 112

Join your OLLI friends for food, fun, fellowship, and to celebrate the end of another amazing year with an OLLI Annual Dinner spectacular! Recognize and thank the hundreds of wonderful volunteers who make OLLI successful and meet our new OLLI at UAH Board of Directors, who will take office in June 2020. Celebrate the announcement of our 2020 OLLI Photo Contest and Volunteer-of-the-Year Award winners. Make your $20 reservation online or contact POC: Bob Darnall, darnall45@icloud.com

Open to OLLI members and guests

 

CANCELED Weekly Bonus: Reflections of the Western National Parks

5/22/20 | Fri | 11:00 am | WIL 168

Immerse yourself in the beauty of U.S. Western National Parks, memorials, and monuments through pictures and narratives. Learn more about the experiences OLLI members had during this adventurous journey during the summer of 2019.

Presented by Dr. Steve Jones, Forester and Applied Ecologist.

Open to OLLI members

 

 

Popcorn and a Movie: The Guernsey Literary & Potato Society

5/29/20 | Fri | 10:30 am | WIL 152

In 1946 a London-based writer begins exchanging letters with residents on the island of Guernsey, which was German-occupied during WWII. Feeling compelled to visit the island, she starts to get a picture of what it was like during the occupation.

Open to OLLI members

 

Event: Irons One Distillery Tour

6/3/20 | Wed | 1:00 pm | Lowe Mill A&E-2 North

Learn about small batch, single-hand crafted whiskey with Jeff Irons. Voted the Double Gold Medal in 2019 for Best Bourban, experience the distilling method used right here in the Rocket City. OLLI members will meet at Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment, 2211 Seminole Dr. SW #2061, Huntsville, AL 35805. Samples will be provided at $2 per half ounce. Sign up online or contact POC: Ale Pacheco, OLLI.info@uah.edu

Open to OLLI members

 

Event: OLLI Picnic

6/4/20 | Thur | 11:00 am | Green Mountain Pavilion

Gather with OLLI members to enjoy a fun summer day with food and refreshments. POC: Bob Darnall, darnall45@icloud.com

Open to OLLI members

 

Popcorn and a Movie: The World's Fastest Indian

6/5/20 | Fri | 10:30 am | WIL 152

New Zealander Burt Munro spent years perfecting his classic Indian motorcycle. The year is 1967, and Burt takes his machine to Utah's salt flats, where he attempts the impossible, using his dream bike to set a new world record for speed. Based on a true story

Open to OLLI members