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Summer at OLLI (pdf).

OLLI Annual Picnic at Cobblestone Farm: Join us from noon to 2:30 p.m. on June 28th for our annual picnic to celebrate OLLI! The Leslie Science Center will present a Raptor demonstration (owl, falcon, kestrel) and answer questions about Harry Potter's and Ron Weasley's owls. Please bring a dish to pass. OLLI will provide Washtenaw Dairy ice cream, beverages, and table settings. Please RSVP to by June 21, 2017. Please indicate the number of adults and the number of children who will be attending.

Summer Lecture Series—Ann Arbor: A Changing Landscape:
#1 June 29th, Frederick Novy and the Beginnings of Bacteriology in Medicine;
#2 July 13th, Downtown Ann Arbor: Yesterday, Today, and Tomarrow;
#3 July 27th, Entertainment: As It Was, As It Is, and As It Might Be.
Thursdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Towsley Auditorium, Morris Lawrence Building, Washtenaw Community College, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor. Fees: $15 for the series or $10 per lecture paid at the door. OLLI membership is not required.

OLLI After Five Event—Gerrymandering — History, Consequences, and Future, Wednesday, July 26, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., Turner Senior Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Rd., Ann Arbor. Cost: $8 payable at the door. OLLI membership is not required. Bring your friends!

OLLI After Five Event—Tour the Iconic Downtown Home and Garden Building and Enjoy Mark’s Carts/Bill’s Beer Garden, Wednesday, August 16, 5:00 - 8:30 p.m., 211 W. Washington St., Ann Arbor. Cost: $8 payable at the door. OLLI membership is not required. Bring your friends!

Fall term 2017:
Print Catalogs mailed in early August
Online Catalog available early August
Registration begins on August 23 at 9:30 a.m.
OLLI Fall 2017 Kick Off event on September 7.

Welcome to OLLI
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Michigan was established to encourage adults to continue their learning long after formal schooling is done. The Institute’s popular programs help mature adults to rediscover the piquancy of learning — the joy of discovery and feelings of accomplishment that are unencumbered by tests, grades, or drills.

This year’s programs feature:

Seven lecture series totaling 43 presentations, with average attendance over 250 people;
more than 140 study groups on a wide variety of topics;
casual, friend-producing programs on evenings and weekends — well-suited to people not yet retired;
day-long travel ventures to midwestern venues.


OLLI in Action

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