Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

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Curiosity Never Retires at OLLI!

Welcome to our unique educational program at Texas Tech University (TTU) for Lubbock (South Plains), Fredericksburg, Junction & Marble Falls area. OLLI is designed for adults age 50+ who are still working, semi-retired or fully retired. We are administered & housed by the Texas Tech Alumni Association. We offer numerous courses/events taught primarily by current & retired TTU faculty & local professionals during afternoon or evening hours convenient for your schedule. You may register today securely online, call 806.742.6554, or by mail.

In Lubbock (South Plains), an OLLI membership is only $35 per person and good from Sept. 1, 2015 through July 31, 2016.  Most of our classes have an additional minimum fee per person.

 A Platinum membership (Lubbock/South Plains) is $350 per person and entitles you to numerous free classes in fall AND spring semester. Hope to see you soon!

Lubbock olli office hours:

8am-5pm Monday-Thursday. Friday hours 8am-noon. 



 

Dr. Nellis

Special Message from the President of Texas Tech University, M. Duane Nellis, Ph.D.

We have a vibrant & energetic population of citizens over 50 years of age in the South Plains & community outreach programs like OLLI quench the thirst for learning and provide opportunities to meet new people & make new friends. If you still yearn for knowledge & want to expand your educational & cultural experiences, we invite you to join the OLLI family.


 

Upcoming 2015 Holiday Closings for Lubbock OLLI Office
 

LABOR DAY
Monday, Sept. 7, 2015

THANKSGIVING
Nov. 25, 26 & 27, 2015


 

OLLI: A Unique Learning Community for the South Plains and Adults Age 50+
at Texas Tech University & Alumni Association
Join a vibrant & interactive learning community & discover the joy of learning in a fun, friendly & intellectually stimulating environment.

No tests, no grades, no papers...
... just the opportunity to explore exciting topics & pursue new interests. During the fall & spring semesters, we offer non-credit & short term session classes designed for adults.

Become a member of OLLI at TTU & enjoy various member benefits, including some discounts with local partners & the ability to enroll in any of our course offerings. Classes include cooking, world politics, religion, law, art, geography, sports, economics, films, photography, health & wellness, philosophy, music, archaeology, wine & food tasting, literature, music, Hidden Lubbock tours, artist & film series, one-on-one lunch series & readers circle.You must be a member in Lubbock to participate in our offerings by purchasing a membership.


 

TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY FOR OLLIS AND THEIR FRIENDS
Flyers are available at OLLI office. If interested in this 12 day river cruise, please call 800.597.2452 Press 2. CODE G6-26219

OLD WORLD PRAGUE & THE BLUE DANUBE
Budapest, Hungary, Bratislava, Slovakia, Austria Vienna, Durnstein, Melk & Prague, Czech Republic
July 18-30, 2016

OLLI uses Grand Circle Travel for this new option for OLLIs. OLLI does not handle the booking details. Please, call Grand Circle at 1-800.597.2452 and specify Code G6-26219 for full details.

Upcoming LUBBOCK OLLI Classes & Events

You must purchase an OLLI membership to attend most of our classes. Only a few are open to non-members.

A class listed as "free for Platinum" is for OLLIs who paid $350 for their membership.

 

Lubbock-Fall 2015 Kick-Off

Lubbock-Readers Circle

  • Register Online (For Members Only)
  • Thursdays, Aug. 27, 2015 | 5:15-6:15pm
  • 1st United Methodist Church

Lubbock-Readers Circle

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  • Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 | 5:15-6:15pm
  • 1st United Methodist Church

Lubbock-�Azucar! A Musical Journey through Cuba (free for Platinum)

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  • Monday, Sept. 21, 2015 | 2-3:30pm
  • Garden & Arts

Lubbock-CANCELLED! I'm Not a Newspaper Editor (free for Platinum)

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  • Monday, Sept. 21, 2015 | 5:30-7pm
  • Garden & Arts

Lubbock-Stress, Dysfunction & Aging: Culprits Affecting Our Cells (free for Platinum)

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  • Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015 | 2-3:30pm
  • Garden & Arts

Lubbock-The Nicolett Hotel & Founding of Lubbock (free for OLLIs & Platinum)

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  • Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015 | 5:30-6:30pm
  • Carillon

Lubbock-Profiles in Courage: Perspective of a President Before He was a President (free for Platinum)

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  • Tuesdays, Sept. 22 & 29, 2015 | 5-6:30pm
  • McKenzie-Merket

Lubbock-Digital Currency (free for Platinum)

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  • Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015 | 3:30-5pm
  • Garden & Arts

Lubbock-New Paleontological Discoveries (free for Platinum)

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  • Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015 | 2-3pm
  • Garden & Arts

Lubbock-Film Series: Bringing Up Baby (1938)

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  • Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 | 5:30-8pm
  • Women's Club

Lubbock-The State of the Art of Artificial Intelligence (free for Platinum)

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  • Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 | 5:30-7pm
  • Groves Library

Lubbock-Oktoberfest Beer Tasting & Food Pairing

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  • Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 | 5:30-7pm
  • Host & Toast

Lubbock-Staying Safe While Travelling Abroad (free for Platinum)

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  • Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015 | 2-3:30pm
  • Garden & Arts

Lubbock-SOLD OUT! One-on-One with M. Duane Nellis, Ph.D.

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  • Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015 | 11:30am-1pm
  • Skyviews

Lubbock-Engineering is Elementary (free for Platinum)

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  • Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015 | 2-3:30pm
  • Garden & Arts

Lubbock-Computer Series: iPhone & iPad

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  • Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 | 6-8pm
  • SuperGeeks

Lubbock-SOLD OUT! HLT: National Weather Service (free for Platinum)

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  • Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 | 5:30-7pm
  • Nat'l Weather Service

Lubbock-Game Day

  • Register Online (For Members Only)
  • Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 | 9:30am-2pm
  • Skyviews

Lubbock-SOLD OUT! Writing the Time of Your Life (free for OLLIs & Platinum)

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  • Monday, Oct. 5 & 12, 2015 | 2-4pm
  • Carillon

Lubbock-Canasta

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  • Monday, Oct. 5, Wednesdays Oct. 7 & 12, 2015 | 2-4pm
  • Hodges Center

Lubbock-Controversial Football Referee Calls (free for Platinum)

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  • Monday, Oct. 5, 2015 | 5:30-7pm
  • Garden & Arts

Lubbock-SOLD OUT! OLLI School of Cooking with Dirk Rambo

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  • Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015 | 6-8pm
  • TTU Human Sciences Bldg

Lubbock-HLT: South Plains Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (free for Platinum)

Lubbock-Computer Series: iPhone & iPad (not a continuation of 10/1)

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  • Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 | 6-8pm
  • SuperGeeks

Lubbock-HLT: Special Night Out at the National Ranching Heritage Center

Lubbock-This is Your Brain on Food (free for Platinum)

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  • Monday, Oct. 12, 2015 | 5:30-7pm
  • Garden & Arts

Lubbock-The Conversation: Estate Planning for the Heart (free for Platinum)

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  • Tuesdays, Oct. 13 & 20, 2015 | 2-3:30pm
  • Hodges Center

Lubbock-Common Misconceptions about Islam (free for Platinum)

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  • Tuesdays, Oct. 13 & 20, 2015 | 5:30-7pm
  • McKenzie-Merket

Lubbock-One-on-One with Dean B. Stanzione

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  • Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015 | 11:30am-1pm
  • Skyviews

Lubbock-Readers Circle (free for anyone)

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  • Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 | 5:15-6:15pm
  • 1st United Methodist Church

Lubbock-SOLD OUT! Computer Series: Using the Cloud

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  • Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 | 6-8pm
  • SuperGeeks

Lubbock-Film Series: Twenty Feet From Stardom (2013)

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  • Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 | 5:30-8pm
  • Women's Club

Lubbock-The ABC's of the Bed Bug Invasion in the U.S. (free for OLLIs & Platinum)

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  • Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 | 2-3pm
  • Groves Library

Lubbock-Experience Elevated Dining & Learn about Skyviews

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  • Monday, Oct. 19, 2015 | 5:30-7pm
  • Skyviews

Lubbock-HLT: Recycling in Lubbock (free for Platinum)

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  • Monday, Oct. 19, 2015 | 2-3:30pm
  • 721 Erskine

Lubbock-HLT: Human Sciences Cottage House - Formerly The Practice House (free for Platinum)

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  • Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 | 5:30-7pm
  • HMU at TTU

Lubbock-Computer Series: Using the Cloud - NOT IN CATALOG & NOT A CONTINUATION OF 10/15 CLASS

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  • Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 | 6-8pm
  • SuperGeeks

Lubbock-HLT: Timothy J. Harnar Burn Center (free for Platinum)

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  • Monday, Oct. 26, 2015 | 2-3:30pm
  • UMC Hospital

Lubbock-From Static to Dynamic: Baroque Art in Rome (free for Platinum)

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  • Monday, Oct. 26, 2015 | 2-3:30pm
  • Hodges Center

Lubbock-Inspiring Travel Talk about Cuba (free for Platinum)

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  • Monday, Oct. 26, 2015 | 5:30-7pm
  • Garden & Arts

Lubbock-Helping Irrational Investors Make Rational Decisions (free for Platinum

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  • Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015 | 5:30-7pm
  • Garden & Arts

Lubbock-Pop Music of the 1960's (free for Platinum)

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  • Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015 | 2-3:30pm
  • Garden & Arts

Lubbock-Cubans in the United States (free for Platinum)

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  • Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 | 5:30-7pm
  • Garden & Arts

Lubbock-Mah Jongg for Beginners

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  • Thursdays, Oct. 29, Nov. 5, 12 & 19, 2015 | 2-4pm
  • Garden & Arts

Lubbock-How to Maintain a Strong Cognitive Ability as One Ages (free for OLLIs & Platinum)

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  • Mondays, Nov. 2 & 9, 2015 | 5:30-7pm
  • Carillon

Lubbock-Grandchildren: Early Years are Learning Years (free for Platinum)

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  • Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015 | 2-3:30pm
  • Garden & Arts

Lubbock-Helping your Kids and Grandkids Financial Future (free for Platinum)

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  • Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015 | 5:30-7pm
  • Garden & Arts

Lubbock-The Budgetary & Economic Effects of Federal Tax Policy (free for Platinum)

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  • Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 | 3:30-5:30pm
  • Garden & Arts

Lubbock-HLT: Animal Shelter (free for Platinum)

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  • Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 | 2-3pm
  • Lubbock Animal Shelter

Lubbock-Film Series: Topper (1937)

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  • Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 | 5:30-8pm
  • Women's Club

Lubbock-Game Day

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  • Friday, Nov. 6, 2015 | 9:30am-2pm
  • Skyviews

Lubbock-Leave More than Money. Leave a Legacy (free for Platinum)

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  • Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015 | 2-3:30pm
  • Garden & Arts

Lubbock-Strength, Savvy & Swagger (free for OLLIs & Platinum)

Lubbock-Adolf Hitler's Illness May Have Won World War II for the Allies

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  • Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 | 5:30-7pm
  • Women's Club

Lubbock-Wine Tasting with Food Pairing

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  • Monday, Nov. 16, 2015 | 5:30-7pm
  • Skyviews

Lubbock-New Possibilities with 3D Printing (free for OLLIs)

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  • Monday, Nov. 16, 2015 | 5:30-7pm
  • Garden & Arts

Lubbock-�Ay, Cuba! Cuban Healthcare (free for Platinum)

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  • Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 | 5:30-7pm
  • TTUHSC

Lubbock-Ethiopia, Its People, Culture and �Pillows?! (free for Platinum)

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  • Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015 | 2-3:30pm
  • Garden & Arts

Lubbock-Readers Circle

  • Register Online (For Members Only)
  • Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 | 4:15-5:15pm
  • 1st United Methodist Church

Lubbock-Strawberry and Chocolate-Art & Patriotism in Havana

  • Register Online (For Members Only)
  • Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 | 5:30-8pm
  • Garden & Arts

 


 

Carillon Lifecare Community

We gratefully acknowledge Carillon for their generosity & support of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)!

1717 Norfolk Ave. | Lubbock, TX 79416 | 806.281.6200 | http://carillon.cc/