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2017-01-05

OLLI-TTU Hill Country kick-off on Jan 20

Special to the Courier

Lifelong learners age 50 and older are invited to help “kick off” the Spring 2017 semester of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) in the Hill Country on Friday, Jan 20, at the Texas Tech University (TTU) Higher Education Teaching Site at Fredericksburg, 2818 East U.S. Hwy 290.
The event begins with a social at 5:30 pm, followed by a seated dinner by My Own Chef at 6 pm.
The theme is “Walking The Red Carpet With OLLI,” in honor of the Academy Awards. The program includes sneak previews of upcoming classes, with guests having the first opportunity to sign up for their favorites.
Cost to attend the kick-off, including meal, speakers, and door prizes, is $30 per person. Seating is limited, and RSVPs are due on Friday, Jan 9. To register online for both the kick-off party and classes, visit www.olli.ttu.edu; email olli.hillcountry@ttu.edu; or call 830-990-2717.
OLLI-TTU Hill Country offers courses in Fredericksburg, Marble Falls, and Junction. The spring session runs from February through May. Kick-off attendees will have the first opportunity to sign up for their favorite classes, and to become Members of the organization. Membership is $30 per person. Classes are an additional fee as listed in the catalog and website.
The Osher Foundation created Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes (OLLI) across the country, located on university campuses in all 50 states. OLLI is a self-funded, membership organization. Class offerings include a broad selection of subjects such as: economics, music, art and film series, health, and politics.