Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) offers an impressive selection of educational and social opportunities for adults age 50 and older. With a purpose to promote lifelong learning and continued intellectual and personal growth for retirement-age individuals, OLLI has become the place for fun, interactive learning in a safe and encouraging environment.
Curriculum draws from the interests, talents, and experiences of older adult learners. Academic courses are college level (without the homework, term papers, and tests), and cover everything from personal computers to fitness for life and visual arts. Social activities include various gatherings for dinner, laughter, and entertainment.
Art & Music
Art of the Italian Renaissance (1300-1550) Giotto through Michelangelo
Berlin Philharmoniker in Concert in Eight Different Symphonic Halls Across Europe
Calligraphy – The Art of Beautiful Writing
Depicting Realistic Foliage in Landscape Art
Depicting Realistic Water in Landscape Art
Digital Photography – Introduction
Drawing Your Own House
Florals in Watercolor
Jewelry Making – More Techniques
Mozart: the Man and His Operas
Oil Painting – Beginning
Painted Vacations in Watercolor
Painting From Your Photographs
Pencil, Pen & Ink Drawing – Beginning
Piano By Ear
Sketching Your World
Sketching Your World- Intermediate
The Art of Alfred Hitchcock- Part II
The Artist’s Way
The Zentangle Method
Watercolor From the Masters
Wednesday, 4/19/2017 Advanced Care Planning- Wellstar Good Life Club
Monday, 5/22/2017 OLLI Spring Social – Ports of Call
Senior Adult Literacy Program – Call Pat Walker at 470-578-3508 for information.
Cavalry Operations in the American Civil War
Civil War Spies
Faces of “America s Greatest Generations” Since 1776
Game Changers…Westward Ho!
November 22, 1963
Problems in the Middle East, Past and Present, Part II
Spirits of The Great American West
Astronomy – What’s Out There?
Basics of eBay Selling
Bridge in the 21st Century – Part I
Bridge in the 21st Century – Part II – Play of the Hand
Bridge in the 21st Century – Part III- Defense
Bridge in the 21st Century – Part IV – Bidding Conventions
Bridge in the 21st Century – Part V – Intermediate Play and Bidding
Building Your Business on eBay: Beyond the Basics
Digital Photography – Introduction
eBay Stores 101
Fly Fishing for Seniors
Getting Started in Genealogy
Jewelry Making – Techniques for Beginners
The Labyrinth – A Walking Meditation
You can make new friends and enjoy scheduled activities in the OLLI Club Room. Sit and chat awhile, check out a book, surf the Internet, or join a card or other table game…it’s all available in the Club Room, a special members’ only area of the KSU Center. To schedule a tour or for more information, please contact Pat Walker at 470-578-3508. We look forward to showing you around. Membership privileges include free coffee, free Internet-connected computer usage, 10% off any OLLI class (except when noted otherwise), regularly-scheduled Bridge games and Bridge Marathons, and OLLI Library access.
Please call our Registration office at 470-578-6765 to register and join the fun.
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