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2024 Spring Catalog

Archive

 

January


1/23 New Species in the High Andes

 Abilene 
 Science and Technology 
 Hybrid 

Searching for New Species in the High Andes
Tuesday, January 23 | 4-5:30 p.m.


1/29 Wine in the Heart of Texas

 Fredericksburg 
 Arts and Culture 
 In-person 

Wine in the Heart of Texas
Monday, January 29 | 4-5:30 p.m.


1/30 ACU's NEXT Lab

 Abilene 
 Science and Technology 
 In-person 

Discover ACU's Groundbreaking NEXT Lab
Tuesday, January 30 | 4-5:30 p.m.


1/31 The Jewish Community in Lubbock

 Lubbock 
 History 
 Hybrid 

History of the Jewish Community in Lubbock
Wednesday, January 31 | 4-5:30 p.m.


 

February


2/6 Planning Your Butterfly Garden

 Abilene 
 Home and Garden 
 Hybrid 

Planning Your West Texas Butterfly Garden
Tuesday, February 6 | 1:30-3:30 p.m.


2/7 Ask a Ref

 Lubbock 
 Hobbies and Activities 
 Hybrid 

Ask a Ref
Wednesday, February 7 | 5:30-7 p.m.


2/8 LIFT Center Tour

 Abilene 
 Hidden Local Tours 
 In-person 

LIFT Center Tour and Lunch at Sky Café
Thursday, February 8 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.


2/8 How Archetypes Resonate With Us

 Fredericksburg 
 Arts and Culture 
 Hybrid 

How Archetypes Explain What Resonates With Us
Thursday, February 8 | 2-3:30 p.m.


2/8 Who Is Taylor Swift?

 Lubbock 
 Arts and Culture 
 Hybrid 

Who Is Taylor Swift and Why You Should Care
Thursday, February 8 | 5:30-7 p.m.


2/13 Scams and Cybersecurity

 Lubbock 
 Current Topics 
 Hybrid 

Scam and Cybersecurity Awareness
Tuesday, February 13 | 2-3:30 p.m.


2/14 Adam R. Johnson

 Highland Lakes 
 History 
 In-person 

Adam R. Johnson and the Founding of Marble Falls
Wednesday, February 14 | 1:30-3 p.m.


2/14 Hendrick Home

 Abilene 
 Hidden Local Tours 
 In-person 

Hendrick Home: A Steadfast Legacy of Service
Wed.-Thu., February 14-15 | 10-11:30 a.m.


2/15 The Llano Estacado

 Lubbock 
 History 
 Hybrid 

The Llano Estacado Through 85 Centuries
Thursday, February 15 | 2-3:30 p.m.


2/19 Name, Image and Likeness

 Lubbock 
 Current Topics 
 Hybrid 

Name, Image and Likeness (NIL)
Monday, February 19 | 5:30-7 p.m.


2/20 Spring Gardening Basics

 Highland Lakes 
 Home and Garden 
 Hybrid 

Spring Gardening Basics
Tuesday, February 20 | 10-11:30 a.m.


2/22 Drones

 Lubbock 
 Science and Technology 
 Hybrid 

Drones: Coming to a Sky Near You
Thursday, February 22 | 10-11:30 a.m.


2/22 Planning for the Total Solar Eclipse

 Fredericksburg 
 Current Topics 
 Hybrid 

Planning for the Total Solar Eclipse
Thursday, February 22 | 2-3:30 p.m.


2/27 Texas Cacti and Other Succulents

 Highland Lakes 
 Science and Technology 
 Hybrid 

A Survey of Texas Cacti and Other Succulents
Tuesday, February 27 | 10-11:30 a.m.


2/27 Rascals, Rogues, Respectable Folks

 Fredericksburg 
 History 
 In-person 

Rascals, Rogues and Respectable Folks
Tuesday, February 27 | 2-3:30 p.m.


2/28 Indigenous Texan Landscapes

 Highland Lakes 
 History 
 Hybrid 

Plants and Landscapes of Indigenous Texans
Wednesday, February 28 | 10-11:30 a.m.


2/28 KCBD-TV News Station Tour

 Lubbock 
 Hidden Local Tours 
 In-person 

KCBD-TV News Station Tour
Wednesday, February 28 | 2-3:30 p.m.


2/29 Prepping for the Worst

 Lubbock 
 Current Topics 
 Hybrid 

Prepping for the Worst
Thursday, February 29 | 10-11:30 a.m.


2/29 Artificial Intelligence: Fact and Fiction

 Fredericksburg 
 Science and Technology 
 Hybrid 

Artificial Intelligence: Fact and Fiction
Thursday, February 29 | 2-3:30 p.m.


 

March


3/5 Enchanting Glassblowing

 Fredericksburg 
 Arts and Culture 
 In-person 

Enchanting Glassblowing, Local Art and Native Plants
Tuesday, March 5 | Noon-2 p.m.


3/5 Neurographic Art and Mindfulness

 Abilene 
 Health and Wellness 
 Hybrid 

Neurographic Art and Mindfulness
Tuesday, March 5 | 1-2:30 pm


3/6 Veteran Women

 Highland Lakes 
 Current Topics 
 Hybrid 

Veteran Women: Courage, Dedication and Challenges
Wednesday, March 6 | 10-11:30 a.m.


3/6 Recording Oral Histories

 Lubbock 
 History 
 Hybrid 

Recording Oral Histories
Wednesday, March 6 | 2-3:30 p.m.


3/7 A Bee-utiful Garden

 Lubbock 
 Home and Garden 
 In-person 

A Bee-utiful Garden
Thursday, March 7 | 2-3:30 p.m.


3/7 Cooking Hill Country Favorites

 Fredericksburg 
 Food 
 In-person 

Hill Country Favorites Cooking Demo and Dinner
Thursday, March 7 | 5-7 p.m.


3/8 Vera Dawn Walker

 Abilene 
 History 
 In-person 

Vera Dawn Walker: Silent Film Star and Aviator
Friday, March 8 | 2-3:30 p.m.


3/12 TTU Library Makerspace

 Lubbock 
 Hobbies and Activities 
 In-person 

Make and Innovate With the TTU Library Makerspace
Tuesday, March 12 | 2-3:30 p.m.


3/13 Longneck Manor

 Fredericksburg 
 Hidden Local Tours 
 In-person 

Longneck Manor Conservation Foundation Tour
Wednesday, March 13 | 2-3:30 p.m.


3/13 What's a Shrub Mocktail?

 Abilene 
 Food 
 In-person 

What's a Shrub Mocktail?
Wednesday, March 13 | 5-6:30 p.m.


3/14 Almost Forgotten Courthouse

 Lubbock 
 History 
 Hybrid 

Lubbock's Almost Forgotten Courthouse
Thursday, March 14 | 2-3:30 p.m.


3/20 Counter-Reformation Caravaggio

 Highland Lakes 
 Arts and Culture 
 In-person 

The Counter-Reformation Campaign by Caravaggio
Wednesday, March 20 | 10-11:30 a.m.


3/20  Bethel Lutheran Church

 Abilene 
 Hidden Local Tours 
 In-person 

Tour of Bethel Lutheran and Museum of the Frontier
Wednesday, March 20 | 10:30-1:30 p.m.


3/20 Resolving Conflict

 Fredericksburg 
 Current Topics 
 In-person 

Personal Strategies for Resolving Conflict
Wednesday, March 20 | 2-4 p.m.


3/21 Liliuokalani

 Highland Lakes 
 History 
 Hybrid 

Liliuokalani: The Last Queen of Hawaii
Thursday, March 21 | 1:30-3 p.m.


3/21 The Southwest Collection

 Lubbock 
 Current Topics 
 Hybrid 

The Southwest Collection
Thursday, March 21 | 3-4:30 p.m.


3/25 Stewarding Fredericksburg

 Fredericksburg 
 Current Topics 
 In-person 

Stewarding Fredericksburg's Next 175 Years
Monday, March 25 | 2-3:30 p.m.


3/26 Truth and Disinformation in the Media

 Abilene 
 Current Topics 
 Hybrid 

Truth and Disinformation in the Media
Tuesday, March 26 | 1:30-3 p.m.


3/26 Who Is My Man Godfrey?

 Lubbock 
 Film Study 
 In-person 

Who Is My Man Godfrey?
Tuesday, March 26 | 5:30-7:30 p.m.


3/27 Journey Into Barn Quilts

 Highland Lakes 
 Arts and Culture 
 Hybrid 

Journey Into Barn Quilts – Then and Now
Wednesday, March 27 | 10-11:30 a.m.


3/27 Shop Tour of Rentech Boiler Systems

 Abilene 
 Hidden Local Tours 
 In-person 

Shop Tour of Rentech Boiler Systems
Wednesday, March 27 | 2-3:30 p.m.


3/28 Hill Country Wild Flowers

 Highland Lakes 
 Science and Technology 
 Hybrid 

Hill Country Wild Flowers
Thursday, March 28 | 1:30-3 p.m.


 

April


4/2 The Third Dawn

 Lubbock 
 Literature 
 Hybrid 

The Third Dawn: Bethlehem to Golgotha
Tuesday, April 2 | 10-11:30 a.m.


4/2 Grow Groceries at Home

 Highland Lakes 
 Home and Garden 
 Hybrid 

Grow Groceries at Home All Year Round
Tuesday, April 2 | 1:30-3 p.m.


4/3 Mollie Abernathy

 Lubbock 
 History 
 Hybrid 

Mollie Abernathy: Lubbock's First Businesswoman
Wednesday, April 3 | 2-3:30 p.m.


4/10 Oral Health

 Highland Lakes 
 Health and Wellness 
 Hybrid 

Oral Health Strategies for Vitality and Longevity
Wednesday, April 10 | 10-11:30 a.m.


4/10 Fredericksburg Nature Center

 Fredericksburg 
 Hidden Local Tours 
 In-person 

Fredericksburg Nature Center
Wednesday, April 10 | 2-4:30 p.m.


4/10 Creative Writing

 Lubbock 
 Arts and Culture 
 Hybrid 

Creative Writing: How to Get Started
Wednesday, April 10 | 5:30-7 p.m.


4/11 Texas Hill Country Ecology

 Highland Lakes 
 Science and Technology 
 Hybrid 

Texas Hill Country Ecology: Past, Present and Future
Thursday, April 11 | 1:30-3 p.m.


4/11 Beautiful Floral Arrangement

 Abilene 
 Hobbies and Activities 
 In-person 

Create Your Own Beautiful Floral Arrangement
Thursday, April 11 | 6-8 p.m.


4/16 The Bible as Literature

 Fredericksburg 
 Literature 
 Hybrid 

The Bible as Literature
Tuesday, April 16 | 2-3:30 p.m.


4/16 Abilene Heritage Square

 Abilene 
 History 
 Hybrid 

Abilene Heritage Square: The First 100 Years
Tuesday, April 16 | 2-3:30 p.m.


4/17 Highland Lakes Crisis Network

 Highland Lakes 
 Current Topics 
 Hybrid 

Highland Lakes Crisis Network
Wednesday, April 17 | 1:30-3 p.m.


4/18 Mountains of the Llano Uplift

 Highland Lakes 
 Science and Technology 
 In-person 

The Ancient Mountains of the Llano Uplift
Thursday, April 18 | 1:30-3 p.m.


4/18 The Making of the Last Picture Show

 Lubbock 
 History 
 Hybrid 

The Making of the Last Picture Show
Thursday, April 18 | 5:30-7 p.m.


4/23 Impeachment of Ken Paxton

 Highland Lakes 
 Current Topics 
 Hybrid 

Impeachment of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton
Tuesday, April 23 | 1:30-3 p.m.


4/24 The Global Economy

 Fredericksburg 
 Current Topics 
 Hybrid 

A Quick Trip Around the Global Economy
Wednesday, April 24 | 2-3:30 p.m.


4/24 Women Who Shaped Texas Tech

 Lubbock 
 History 
 Hybrid 

Women Who Shaped Texas Tech
Wednesday, April 24 | 4-5:30 p.m.


4/25 Pen Making on a Wood Lathe

 Lubbock 
 Hobbies and Activities 
 In-person 

Pen Making on a Wood Lathe
Thursday, April 25 | 5:30-8 p.m.


4/30 Diets

 Highland Lakes 
 Health and Wellness 
 Hybrid 

Diets: How to Navigate Through Endless Information
Tuesday, April 30 | 10-11:30 a.m.


 

May


5/1 Understanding and Caring for Jewelry

 Highland Lakes 
 Arts and Culture 
 Hybrid 

Understanding and Caring for Jewelry
Wednesday, May 1 | 2-3:30 p.m.


5/14 Mixology

 Abilene 
 Food 
 In-person 

Mixology Class and a Bite To Eat at Cypress Street
Tuesday, May 14 | 5:30-7 p.m.


Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

  • Address

    Texas Tech Plaza | 1901 University Avenue, Suite 513 | Lubbock, Texas 79410-5095 || Mailing: Box 45095 | Lubbock, TX 79409-5095
  • Phone

    (806) 742-6554
  • Email

    olli@ttu.edu