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Adults OLLI Bonus Program: The Amazing Amazon with Dr. Richard Ryel

Thu, 09/03/2015  1:30 pm - 3:00 pm 
Dr. Richard Ryel has explored the world’s tropical areas for more than 50 years. He has a Master’s in zoology, a minor in botany, and earned his Ph.D. from UAB [...]

Holiday Labor Day

Sun, 09/06/2015 - Mon, 09/07/2015  All Day 

Adults Ms. Olivia's Evening Reads

Tue, 09/08/2015  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm 
This month the group will be discussing "Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant" by Anne Tyler; this is the author's favorite of all of her own books, and many say it's [...]

Adults Cahaba Heights Book Group at the Pita Stop

Thu, 09/10/2015  6:30 pm - 7:45 pm 
The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak is a haunting, beautiful book. Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death – the book’s narrator - relates the [...]

Adults Upcycle City: Makers in the Forest

Fri, 09/11/2015  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 
Upcycle City will continue where our Pinterest Parties left off with unique, fun crafts along with wine, light hors d’oeuvres, and music. Definitely a fun night out! This month features [...]

Adults Lunch Bunch Book Group - The Silent Wife

Tue, 09/15/2015  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 
The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison is about a marriage in the throes of dissolution, a couple headed for catastrophe, concessions that can’t be made, and promises that won’t be [...]

Adults OLLI Bonus Program: Storytelling with Bruce Walker

Thu, 09/17/2015  1:30 pm - 3:00 pm 
Our speaker won the National Parent Associations Honor Award for best storytelling CD and was reviewed for a Grammy in the spoken word category; he is a talented storyteller who uses [...]

Adults Adult Trivia Night: Josh Whedon Universe

Fri, 09/18/2015  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 
From Buffy the Vampire Slayer to Marvel’s the Avengers, Dollhouse to The Cabin in the Woods; grab your friends for trivia, snacks, beverages (free beer!), and prizes for the winners. [...]

Adults Friends of the Library Presents

Thu, 09/24/2015  10:00 am - 11:30 am 

Adults Literary Libations Book Group

Wed, 09/30/2015  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm 
This is a new, independent book group that we're sponsoring and is just for those of you who like beer and love books (or love beer and like books!). They [...]

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Adult Programs: What is OLLI?

The Osher Lifetime Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Alabama is a membership program that is member planned and managed, and the Vestavia Hills Chapter serves the Greater Birmingham Area.  It is open to mature individuals who have an interest in continuing to learn.  Members pay small annual membership dues to participate in the Bonus programs, field trips, and social activities; and term dues if attending courses during that term (and grants are available to help pay the fees if needed).  Part of the OLLI approach is that speakers are volunteers, encouraging its own members to teach.

For registration or more information, visit the Vestavia chapter of OLLI or the UA chapter of OLLI or call 205.978.4678.