Programs

Stunning fjords. Cozy, compact cities. Magical northern lights. In this class, learn how two-thirds of Norway is mountainous, and off its much-indented coastline lie, carved by deep glacial fjords, some 50,000 islands. Although Norway is modern in most ways, it has kept its storytelling and folklore traditions. Colorful costumes, folk singing, and feasts are part of the country's festive occasions.


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Special Guest: Father Holloway, University of Alabama Football Team Chaplain


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What month is best to prune? What should be pruned - or not pruned - in spring? Join us for tips to improve the health of your trees and fruits. Eric will answer your questions and provide you with guidelines to success.


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Alabama has experienced an interesting relationship with industry throughout its history. The idea of industry in Alabama changed many times prior to the Civil War. Daniel Pratt created the first company town in Alabama, known as Prattville, creating the foundation for Alabama industrialization.


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The biggest medical quackery advertised as a quick-fix cure has always been in the area of life extension and lost manhood. Dr. John Brinkley, the famed goat gland doctor, was prominent in the U.S. and was almost a governor. He claimed that implanted goat glands could revive vitality in men. Why - and how?


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Sheila Mountain and Cathy Bohannan

An armchair travel adventure that brings us from Pier 39 to Rodeo Drive. See General Sherman, the world's largest tree, the giant Sequoias, the foot and handprints at the Chinese Theater, and of course, the sea lions at Monterey. No need to pack!


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Thousands of Nazi fascists came to Alabama counties, including Calhoun, Etowah and Blount, as World War II prisoners of war. Many left with admiration and respect for their former enemies. This presentation recounts some of that.


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Benefits. More money than you thought. Have you heard of Brown's Service? There are misconceptions and a lack of knowledge of financial and other benefits available when making final arrangements. Join us for an explanation of everything that is available.


Thursday, February 29, 2024, Church of the Holy Comforter
Insights, updates, and OLLI's future - a must-attend to shape our vibrant learning community in Gadsden and surrounding areas.


Thursday, March 7, 2024, Church of the Holy Comforter