Community Events

Community events, hosted by OLLI at WVU, are free and open to the public. OLLI membership not required although reservations are.

Colette Travel Presentation

Join OLLI’s Collette representative, Matthew D’Eramo, for a virtual information session about upcoming travel opportunities on Monday, August 22, at 10:00 a.m.

Planned trips currently include:
• Southern Charm – featuring Charleston, South Carolina; and Savannah and Jekyll Island, Georgia
• British Landscapes – featuring England, Scotland, and Wales
• Christmas on the Danube

The presentation is free and open to the public.

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Instrument Petting Zoo

OLLI is hosting two Instrument Petting Zoos this summer for those interested in joining the band. The Petting Zoos will be held on Tuesdays, August 23 and 30, from 11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in OLLI Classroom A at the Mountaineer Mall. The event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, August 23, 11:15 AM to 1:00 PM
Tuesday, August 23, 11:15 AM to 1:00 PM

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Irving Goodman Aging Lecture Series: 16th Annual Lecture: Living Well with Dementia: It Takes a Community!

Susan H. McFadden, PhD, Co-founder/Volunteer, Fox Valley Memory Project

Wednesday, September 14, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

The typical description of life with some form of dementia is rather bleak. While never denying the losses and suffering that accompany a dementia diagnosis, Susan McFadden will describe what she has learned about community support for people living with dementia from her experiences establishing a nonprofit in Wisconsin dedicated to creating meaningful, joyful connections with others.

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T’ai Chi Classes

Hosted by OLLI at WVU and The Shack Neighborhood House

Saturdays, July 9th to September 24th 10:00-10:50 AM

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