This Week at OLLI – May 29, 2023

Week of May 29

The office is closed today-Memorial Day.


CLOSED CLASSES: Click here to view the filled summer classes. If you’re interested in any of these classes, please add your name to the waitlist. There are always last-minute cancellations and if a space becomes available, we will contact you.

CHECK OUT OUR VIRTUAL PREVIEWS for summer. There are only a few but they are worth a view! We’ll add more as they come in!

CYBER SENIORS– Ellen will be here on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9AM to 10:45AM. Her last day is June 6. Stop by and see her with any of your technology needs.

ADDITIONAL SPOTS OPEN FOR RHODE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE CRUISE: Join your OLLI friends for a narrated cruise past 10 Rhode Island Lighthouses in Narragansett Bay along with a complete Newport Harbor Tour. This 30 mile cruise will be narrated by none other than OLLI instructor Brian Wallin. The cruise will take place on Thursday, August 3, from 1:00PM-3:00PM. The cost is $38 per person and all OLLI members may register a guest. Click here to read more.

CLASS SPOTLIGHT These classes start in our first couple of weeks of Summer semester and may be canceled if we don’t get a few more registrations. Check them out in our online catalog. and sign up today! Log on to your OLLI account or call 401-874-4197

  • Right Brain Photography (Zoom)
  • Homescapes in Watercolor
  • Issues in Food Safety (Zoom)
  • Ribbon Weaving
  • Yoga: An Introductory Workshop
  • Creativity, Play and Innovation
  • Earth Care Farm Tour
  • Kayak Wickford Harbor (6/20)

This Week at OLLI


Closed for Memorial Day


  • 9:00AM Cyber Seniors-Ellen (Last Week)
  • 9:30AM Golf


  • 12:30PM Bowling Group
  • 1:00PM Walking Group


  • 9:00AM Cyber Seniors- Ellen
  • 9:00AM Tech Comm Mtg. (Zoom)
  • 1:00 PM Mah jong (lobby)
  • 1:30PM The Most Controversial Basketball Game


10:00AM Photo Friday (Zoom)

1:00PM Writer’s Group (Zoom)

OLLI TRAVEL- Join us on Tuesday, June 6, at 1:00PM and enjoy a virtual tour of our upcoming OLLI trips.  Feel free to bring along a friend.

  • Shades of Ireland (March 9-18, 2024
  • Classical Greece (April 21-May 1, 2024
  • Spain’s Classics (June 28-July 9, 2024
  • British Landscapes (September 10-19, 2024)

SK 300TH ANNIVERSARY SPEAKERS SERIES– Thursday, June 8, 7:00PM at the South Kingstown High School. Free and open to the public. Jody Boucher, Regional Publisher, RI Suburban Newspapers, will be presenting “History for the Narragansett Times”

JOIN US IN THE SK 300TH ANNIVERSARY PARADE March with OLLI in the South Kingstown 300th Anniversary parade on June 17. Call the office at 401-874-4197 and let us know if you can join us. All the details on the meeting location will be shared in the next week or so.

GIVE TO OLLI- Join over 250 of your OLLI friends and consider making a donation in support of OLLI today.  Give at URI.EDU/GIVE and scroll down to “Search for Funds” and type in OLLI.  Gifts can also be made payable by check to the URI Foundation and mailed to the OLLI office at 210 Flagg Rd, Rm 212, Kingston, RI 02881.

RHODY OUTPOST The May collection theme for the Rhody Outpost is mother/child/baby centered items in celebration of Mothers’ Day. Here are some suggested donations but if any of you moms recall a “must have” item please add it to the basket!

  • Baby wipes

  • Hand soap

  • Lotions and sunscreen (for moms and children)

  • Tea and coffee

  • Chocolate 

AGING IN PLACE The Jamestown Senior Center is so excited to have some wonderful resources present at their Aging in Place Fair on June 21, from 3:00PM- 6:00PM. Click here for more information.