America in the 1960s
What do you remember about the 1960s? Acclaimed historian and author Frye Gaillard presented “America in the 1960s” to almost 100 OLLI members and Galloway Ridge residents on Friday, January 11. The first OLLI Lunch and Learn of 2019, this class included music from the 1960s and a book signing by the author. Read more here.
Read our new Severe Weather Policy Here
Reminder for All Members
This Winter Term, please observe the following requests for the safety and comfort of your fellow members and yourself: If you are sick, please don't come to class. Please avoid wearing perfume, cologne, aftershave, and other fragrances in classrooms. Please drive very carefully in all parking lots. Thank you!
OLLI New Member Name Badges
The New Member 2019 Name Badges are available to pick up at the Bishop’s House and JRC as of Monday, Jan 14. The badges will not be distributed to any offsite class locations.
Course and Instructor News
New Spring Course from the State Budget Director
Nobody knows the budget like the state’s Budget Director Charles Perusse, and he will be presenting an OLLI course on the ins and outs of developing the NC budget in this upcoming Spring Term. Read more here.
A Closer Look at Some New OLLI Instructors
From a doctor to a rabbi, from professional educators to
entrepreneurs, from an engineer to an author, the Winter 2019 OLLI term offers an impressive array of new instructors presenting classes in their areas of expertise. Read more here.
OLLI Wine Society: Big Reds from Around the World (Full With Wait List)
Save the Date: The next OLLI Wine Society event will be held on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, from 5:30 to 8:30. Details can be found here.
Date Set for Winter Walk and Learn
This walk offers an opportunity not only to learn about the property and its unique characteristics but also to learn about the Duke School and its mission of lifelong learning. After the walk those interested can go to Jason’s Deli at New Hope Commons to socialize over coffee. Read more here.
Many Special Interest Groups (SIGs) hold regular monthly meetings. Be sure to click on the OLLI Calendar to learn dates, times and places. Read more about all the SIGs at OLLI at Duke here.
Erika Hoffman Shares the Craft of Writing
Erika Hoffman writes essays on the craft of writing, published in writerly e-zines, magazines, and anthologies. She’s also taught writing at OLLI and speaks for writing groups and conferences. She’s now compiled them into a collection named Erika’s Take on Writing. Read more here.