Courses

You must be a current member in order to participate in OLLI Programs.


June 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024, Wishcamper Center
Members read and discuss one work of history each month. Works include social, political, economic, and foreign-policy history as well as biography, autobiography, memoir, and historical fiction.


September 14, 2023 to June 13, 2024
Try your hand at a new skill on the third Friday of each month at 3:15 p.m. A group member will demonstrate and lead an activity (fabric and paper crafts, jewelry making, book arts, knitting, crocheting, mixed-media collage, etc.)


This course contains no sessions
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If you like to bike, how about joining a group of OLLI members for a ride every couple of weeks with a delicious treat along the way? This group does not meet in the winter months.


This course contains no sessions
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Those who enjoy playing bridge for fun are welcome to join this group, which meets weekly.


September 6, 2023 to June 26, 2024, Wishcamper Center, Room 103
Are you a knitter in search of a knitting group? Here's an opportunity to meet and chat with fellow knitting enthusiasts every week in the Wishcamper Center during the USM OLLI Fall, Winter and Spring terms. This is not an instructional group; knitters a basic level of knitting skill is desirable.


October 2, 2023 to June 3, 2024, Wishcamper Center, Room 105 - OLLI Library
Join the choir - for fun! The OLLI Singers is a choir of two dozen people performing a wide range of four-part choral music: Broadway to film, classical to pop, spirituals, jazz and more.


July 7, 2023 to May 3, 2024, Wishcamper Center, Room 102
Informal weekly lunch gathering for OLLI women interested in making new friends and discussing cultural and political topics.


March 11, 2024 to May 6, 2024
In addition to having fun making music together, the Recorder Ensemble may also perform at OLLI at USM events and venues.


This course contains no sessions
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Create, practice and perform programs at OLLI and some senior facilities. Act, have fun. We are welcoming to all interested.


September 1, 2023 to June 21, 2024, Wishcamper Center
The OLLI Trail Steppers SIG walks the paths and trails in and around Portland on a once-a-week basis.


July 6, 2023 to June 27, 2024, Portland
On the 3rd Monday of the month, at 6:00 PM, the club meets at the Ridgewood Clubhouse in Falmouth to taste 4 wines paired with appetizers. Price ranges from $30 to $35 per person. RSVP required.


August 21, 2023 to May 20, 2024
Shutterbugs at OLLI at USM meet and learn from each other while sharing their love of photography.


September 21, 2023 to June 20, 2024, Wishcamper Center, Room 105 - OLLI Library
Members meet monthly to discuss readings from various genres, including contemporary novels, classics, biographies, memoirs, short stories, etc.


September 21, 2023 to June 20, 2024, Zoom
Embark on a stimulating journey of diverse discussions with our special interest group. Join us for engaging conversations sparked by thought-provoking articles, intriguing podcasts, or captivating topics that resonate with the curious mind. Each month will be a different topic: attend those that interest you.


January 11, 2024 to July 11, 2024, Zoom
Come join the fun! Stick figures are our specialty and sometimes they look like the word we are trying to draw. No art ability required.


December 7, 2023 to June 20, 2024, Zoom
Each month, this group reads and discusses articles from the latest issue of Scientific American.


September 20, 2023 to June 19, 2024, Zoom
Use those fun facts you have stored in your gray matter. Join us for some laughs and interesting questions that will have your brain scanning your mental files for what some may call trivial information. Schedule/dates are placeholders and will be announced via the instructor when the sessions will be happening! Do not assume dates are what they say on the course session without first checking with the instructor.


September 11, 2023 to June 17, 2024, Zoom
Bibliophile? Looking for the next book to read? Join in and share a title or two. Leave with the title of the next book to add to the stack! Schedule/dates are placeholders and will be announced via the instructor when the sessions will be happening! Do not assume dates are what they say on the course session without first checking with the instructor.


September 27, 2023 to June 26, 2024, Zoom