Week of December 18, 2023

Week of December 18

HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Thanks to everyone who visited us last week wearing their ugly (or festive) holiday sweaters! We enjoyed seeing all of you and wish you all a very happy holiday season! Check out all the pics here!

CLOSED CLASSES- Click here for a list of our closed classes. Make sure to put your name on the waitlist. There are always cancellations and if a spot opens up, we will call you and register you over the phone.

CLASS SPOTLIGHT: Register online or call 401-874-4197

Beginning Digital Photography– 3 Sessions with Eli Vega on Tuesdays, starting Jan 9, 10:00AM-11:30AM on Zoom

Learn the basics, walk through menu items, and become acquainted with those mysterious dials and buttons on your camera. Continue with the principles of effective composition, and go on to f/stops, shutter speeds, the exposure meter, different types of lenses, and how they all work together. Find out about the #1 solution to the #1 problem in photography, and much more in this engaging class!  

Four Harriets: Three Runaways and a Novelist 3 Sessions with Marilyn Harris on Wednesdays, starting Jan 10, 1:00PM-2:30PM

In her book, Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich briefly highlights four outstanding women: Harriet Powell, Harriet Jacobs, Harriet Tubman, and Harriet Beecher Stowe. We will delve further into their stories to try to understand more about the situation of enslaved women in the Antebellum South and how their struggles and victories relate to women’s history.



  • 9:30AM Mindful Living: A Look at Buddhism’s Noble Eightfold Path 
  • 10:00AM The Continent of Africa


  • 12:30PM Bowling Group


  • 1:00PM Mah Jonng


  • 10:00AM The Art of the iPhone

OLLI UMBRELLAS and COFFEE MUGS FOR SALE: Purchase in the office. $15 each, cash or check payable to URI while they last!

OLLI GIFT CERTIFICATES MAKE GREAT GIFTS!! Purchase online or stop in the office!