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OLLI Trolley Members of Cal State Fullerton's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute ride the OLLI Trolley on their way to activities, classes and special events held at the Ruby Gerontology Center on campus. Photo by Kelly Lacefield

'A Taste of OLLI' Set for Oct. 10

Explore Lifelong Learning Opportunities for a Vibrant, Active Life

September 29, 2009

A free seminar with Hermine Hilton, author of ”FUGHHGEDDABBOUTIT! – Stop Worrying About Your Memory,” as well as samples of some of the many classes and activities available through Cal State Fullerton's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute are just a few of the free activities campus and community members can partake during “A Taste of Olli” Saturday, Oct. 10.

Olli is dedicated to lifting the mind, body and spirit with classes for a vibrant, active life. The organization hosts hundreds of offerings each year, including classes, lectures, discussion groups and social gatherings.

The 9 a.m. Oct. 10 event in the Shapiro Wing of the Ruby Gerontology Center. Attendees will have an opportunity to:

  • Sample some classes and visit the computer lab
  • Enjoy a free seminar with Hermine Hilton, “America’s Memory Motivator”
  • Get to know OLLI’s members over a continental breakfast
  • Learn how to become an OLLI member
  • Receive special guest passes to attend three upcoming popular OLLI classes

“OLLI has given me both the intellectual challenge and social interaction that I was looking for and needed following retirement,” says Dave Musante, OLLI president.

“My fellow members at OLLI are like extended family to me, sitting around the kitchen table as we discuss interesting material presented in classes and socializing at the many events. Discussions are stimulating, and all of us speak our piece without having to worry about how it might affect our careers. We let it all hang out, which adds to the flavor of our discussions.”

In addition to the opportunity to attend a wide a variety of classes, OLLI members also enjoy free parking on campus, privileges at the Pollak library, discounts at the bookstore and campus eateries, free admission to sporting events and the opportunity to audit Cal State Fullerton classes.

Additional information available at 657-278-2446. Campus maps are available online.

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