Programs

Learn about the organization's history and the club's emphasis on bridge education. They will give a brief overview and explanation of how a game of duplicate bridge is played and share about duplicate bridge "tools."


This course contains no sessions.
Attention music lovers! Spend a Sunday afternoon with OLLI friends enjoying the sounds of Super Jazz, a group of 20+ professional musicians who will have you tapping your toes, snapping your fingers and sometimes singing along. We will meet at a nearby restaurant for a "Dutchtreat" lunch at 12:30 p.m.


This course contains no sessions.
The Natural History Museum houses a vast collection of animals and birds that rivals the Smithsonian's displays. The Berman Museum displays a 6,000-piece collection of historical artifacts, weaponry and art gathered by Farley and Germaine Berman.


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BHM204 A Colonial Christmas at the American Village


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The newest addition to the exciting momentum in downtown Birmingham, City Walk BHAM is transforming the I-59/20 corridor into an environment that connects the city like never before. Toni Dennis will lead us on a one-mile walking tour of this new park, which includes pickleball courts, a recreational space, a skateboard park, a performance space, public art displays and a dog park. Jackson Seawell will take us on a tour of Protective Stadium.


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Our tour will be docent-led with a plethora of knowledge of the history and growth of the Trussville area. After visiting the museum, we will travel to the surrounding area, take in the gazebo, which was constructed in the 1930s, and then end with a "Dutch-treat" lunch at a local restaurant.


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Attention music lovers: you have another opportunity to enjoy music with OLLI friends on a Sunday afternoon.We will meet at a nearby restaurant for a "Dutch-treat" lunch at 12:30 p.m. Participants may gather at John Carroll by 2:15 p.m. A 2:30 p.m. pre-concert will feature a local student band, followed by the Super Jazz group and a featured artist.


This course contains no sessions.
The registration deadline is the Tuesday before the lunch bunch date. Once registered plan to meet at the restaurant at 11 a.m. For more information, contact Diane Burrell, Lunch Bunch coordinator, at ddburrell@charter.net.


This course contains no sessions.
The registration deadline is the Tuesday before the lunch bunch date. Once registered plan to meet at the restaurant at 11 a.m. For more information, contact Diane Burrell, Lunch Bunch coordinator, at ddburrell@charter.net.


This course contains no sessions.
The registration deadline is the Tuesday before the lunch bunch date. Once registered plan to meet at the restaurant at 11 a.m. For more information, contact Diane Burrell, Lunch Bunch coordinator, at ddburrell@charter.net.


This course contains no sessions.
OLLI has ipads and webcams to be loaned out to OLLI members.


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"Cheaper by the Dozen" is the unforgettable story of the Gilbreth clan as told by two of its members.


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Jimmy Buffett's Escape to Margaritaville is a musical comedy featuring the most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics.


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We will tour the campus, visit the Lovelace Hall of Honor, see the Auburn Story at the "Auburn Spirit Theater," and, of course, visit the Southeastern Raptor Center. Before leaving Auburn, we will be sure to stop for lemonade at Toomer's corner.


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We will start our journey by visiting the Beacon Brewery and Nutwood Winery. We will visit Hills and Dales on Saturday morning and tour the gardens and mansion. Our next stop will be at the Biblical History Center, where we will experience the ancient biblical world, its history and culture. See tombs like those in which Abraham and Jesus might have been buried, explore a replicated village and city gate area to see what life was like 2000 years ago and dine with the ancients as you share a Passover-style meal.


This course contains no sessions.
The registration deadline is the Monday before each Supper Club trip. A minimum of six people is required. Supper club attendees will meet at the Gadsden Center at 5 p.m. and carpool to the restaurant. Be prepared to pay your driver $3 to defray the cost of transportation, please.


This course contains no sessions.
The registration deadline is the Monday before each Supper Club trip. A minimum of six people is required. Supper club attendees will meet at the Gadsden Center at 5 p.m. and carpool to the restaurant. Be prepared to pay your driver $3 to defray the cost of transportation, please.


This course contains no sessions.
The registration deadline is the Monday before each Supper Club trip. A minimum of six people is required. Supper club attendees will meet at the Gadsden Center at 5 p.m. and carpool to the restaurant. Be prepared to pay your driver $3 to defray the cost of transportation, please.


This course contains no sessions.
Members may view prerecorded lectures in our digital library. Past lectures include 30 courses; see the complete listing on our website. The link will be emailed to you for access to the OLLI Pre-recorded lectures.


August 8, 2022 to December 17, 2022
We will see a selection of rare items from the Hoole Special Collections. We will also stop at Gorgas Library to view some unique pieces from the A.S. Williams Collection.


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Watch and listen as UA faculty and students rehearse "Gianni Schicchi," a comic opera in one act by Giacomo Puccini. (The aria "O mio babbino caro" is one of the most popular arias in opera.) As a bonus, the opera will be preceded by a student-directed, one-soloist monodrama.


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We will travel to the Birmingham Museum of Art for a private tour of the Russian Artifacts. Museum Director Graham Boettcher will also allow us to view items that, generally, are not on display. Afterward, Ian will take us to the 1890s Bessemer Judson Moody Mansion, where we will be treated to a Russian Imperial Luncheon.


This course contains no sessions.


This course contains no sessions.
Ride the bus provided by the Tuscaloosa Civil Rights History and Reconciliation Foundation to tour many sites important to the history of civil rights in Tuscaloosa.


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Tuscaloosa's Alabama Paper Products opened its doors in November 2002. Using waste materials from Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, and Atlanta markets, Alabama Paper Products makes its paper cheaply and efficiently from 100 percent post-consumer cellulose. After the tour of the plant and a Dutch treat lunch, we will tour the University of Alabama's Recycling Center to see how the process begins.


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The historical tour begins at Prairie Episcopal Church, built in 1860, Forkland, Alabama. A "Dutch treat" Lunch at Ezell's Fish Camp is followed by a final private tour by the owner.


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Tour the Bibb Medical Center campus and learn about Cahaba Medical Care. Cahaba trains doctors preparing to serve rural areas. After lunch, we will tour The Oaks, an 1800s mansion that is a destination wedding site. Our next tour is at Burkes Mechanical, one of west Alabama's largest employers.


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As we walk among the roses (more than 150 varieties!), Dr. Babb will tell us how he has developed the garden over the past 30+ years. You will learn tips on cultivation and how to recognize differences between varieties while appreciating the unique beauty and fragrance of each one.


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TUS210 Holiday lunch at American Village & Alabama National Cemetery


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Enjoy an evening of lovely music at the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra rehearsal. In this behind-the-scenes event, we will watch and hear these talented musicians rehearse music by Samuel Barber, Hector Berlioz and Joseph Haydn.


This course contains no sessions.
Rama will guide you through some of her 40-acre property, and then you will enjoy an authentic Indian lunch she has prepared. An 11-acre lake, ponds and springs, and a waterfall are on the property.


This course contains no sessions.
Rama will guide you through some of her 40-acre property, and then you will enjoy an authentic Indian lunch she has prepared. An 11-acre lake, ponds and springs, and a waterfall are on the property.


This course contains no sessions.
Join us on campus at the Mal Moore Athletic Facility first-hand the full-size indoor practice field, conference theater, players' locker rooms, coaches' offices, Nick Saban's "inner sanctum," and more.


This course contains no sessions.
Let's Eat! Meet up with OLLI members at local restaurants. Space is limited, and registration is required. Tuscaloosa Supper Club meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.


This course contains no sessions.
Let's Eat! Meet up with OLLI members at local restaurants. Space is limited, and registration is required. Tuscaloosa Supper Club meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.


This course contains no sessions.
Let's Eat! Meet up with OLLI members at local restaurants. Space is limited, and registration is required. Tuscaloosa Supper Club meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.


This course contains no sessions.