This Week at OLLI – July 24

Week of July 24

NEW SESSION OF CREATIVITY AND PLAY- Enrollment limited to 15, so register today! The second installment of the Creativity and Play group will be led by Jan Armor. Our next activity will be a Photography Scavenger Hunt held on Thursday, July 27. That morning, at 8:00AM, those who register for the event will receive an email with a list of things to search for and photograph with your camera. We will meet at 11:00AM that morning to share photographs and experiences at a location to be announced. All you need is a camera or smart phone and a sense of adventure. Registration is limited to 15 members. If you have questions, you can contact Sandra Enos at givingbeyondthebox@gmail.comRegister online or call the office at 401-874-4197.

SUMMER SEMESTER CONTINUES: There are still some great classes you can register for in July and August. Click here to view them all!

CANCELED CLASS: Social Entrepreneurship



  • 10:00AM Watershed Epochs


  • 9:30AM Golf
  • 9:30AM We all Know What Light is Right?
  • 10:00AM The Top 25 Film Scores of All Time (Zoom)
  • 1:00PM Art from the Artful (Zoom)
  • 1:00PM Beginner Drawing
  • 5:00PM The Doctor Broad


  • 10:00AM Ann Morrow Lindbergh
  • 11:30PM The Short Story: Writing for the Reader
  • 12:30PM Bowling Group
  • 1:00PM Walking Group
  • 1:00PM Early Rhode Island/Ladies of Smith’s Castle
  • 4:00PM Advisory Council
  • 6:00PM Learn the Pond: Boat Ride/Roundtable Discussion


  • 11:00AM Creativity and Play (Scavenger Hunt begins at 8AM)
  • 1:00PM Mah jong (lobby)
  • 1:00PM Watercolor Portraits from Photos
  • 2:00PM The Art of the Tale (Zoom)
  • 3:00PM Program Committee

WINTERCOURSE PROPOSALS ARE DUE JULY 30. Click here to fill out a course proposal form.

ONLINE PROFILE UPDATE: Please consider UPDATING your OLLI membership profile information. It is a good time to verify that we have your correct phone number, and EMERGENCY contact. We want your experience at OLLI to be safe and enjoyable. Call the OLLI office at 874-4197 and we will be happy to assist you.

PARKING: The Transportation and Parking system has been updated so all members can register for the 23/24 school year. You can call the office (401-874-4197) or email us ( with your vehicle information (license plate number, make, model and color of car) and we will be happy to register your vehicle for you. 

RHODY OUTPOST- Donations can be dropped off in the OLLI office throughout the summer months. They accept donations of gift cards, food, personal items, and household supplies. They ask that you only donate items that are on this list to minimize waste. Please note that they do not accept expired goods or any food item that is not in its original packaging. 

OLLI OPEN HOUSE- Save the date and invite your friends to come see what OLLI is about. Our showcase will take place on Tuesday, August 15 at 11:00AM and again on Wednesday, August 16, at 1:00PM, and will include mini sessions with instructors as well as refreshments and door prizes. Bring a friend and introduce them to OLLI!


The University of Rhode Island would like to cordially invite you to participate in our annual Senior Day: A health, wellness and fall risk program. Please click here to view the flyer, which has information on the dates and times for participating in the program. Registration is limited and open until August 18th. For more information or questions please contact the Senior Day program committee at or 401-874-4025.