Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at CSU, Chico

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at CSU, Chico

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Andy Warhol: Portraits Exhibit Bus Trip

OLLI members and friends are welcome to join our summer arts trip to the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento to view the “Andy Warhol: Portraits” exhibit. A pre-trip lecture on June 7 by artist Dolores Mitchell will provide an introduction to the art of Andy Warhol in preparation for the Crocker’s special exhibition. On June 14, our bus will take the group to the Crocker. Andy Warhol’s lifelong fascination with celebrity and the art of portraiture is examined in this exhibition featuring 168 drawings, fashion sketches and paintings, photo-booth film strips, Polaroids, photographs, personal memorabilia and portrait paintings. For full details and a reservation form, download our flyer. There are only 20 seats left so be sure to sign up before the May 13 deadline!

It’s Summer Time!OLLI Summer 2016 Summer Term Flyer

We’re really excited about the upcoming summer term! We have a play festival, anthropology camp, theater club, energy conservation workshop, and bus trip to see the Andy Warhol: Portraits exhibit at the Crocker Art Museum. You’ll also see classes such as Travels in Africa, Create Your Own Cartoon Characters, and Facebook: What Am I Missing and is It for Me? And, of course, some OLLI favorites are back to round out your summer experience.

Join us on Wednesday, May 18 for the Summer Class Preview. Registration opens at 9am on Thursday, May 19.

New members can sign up for the summer term for just $60! Classes and activities, such as the Crocker Museum tour and some plays require an additional fee or ticket purchase. Details can be found on the class schedule.

You can renew your membership or join OLLI online or by calling 530-898-6679. You can also download and mail in a membership form.

We’re All EarsOLLI Membership Survey...We're All Ears!

If you haven’t already completed the 2016 Member Satisfaction Survey, please take 5 minutes so your opinions can be heard. Survey results will be compiled and shared with members in May. We’ve had 369 members participate so far. We’d like to reach our goal of 400. Thank you and we look forward to reading your thoughts and opinions.

Anne Laloge, OLLI Membership Committee
Gayle Womack, OLLI Advisory Council Chair

Sprint to the FinishOLLI Sprint to the Finish - Feed the Can!

This fall we set out to raise half of our $15k goal by the end of December, and save the money typically spent on a fundraising mailer. With your early donations, we made it happen! But we haven’t reached our annual goal yet….

Annual fundraising is a marathon. Please consider making a donation to get us across the finish line. If OLLI members contribute just $2 per class they are taking this spring, we’ll be there in no time! There are “Create a Brighter OLLI” donation boxes at Craig Hall, Chico New Thought Center, and the OLLI office. Just drop your bills or even spare change in the box and we’ll collect it each day. And, of course, you can still give online or by mail. Just use the buttons to the right. Thank you!

Meet Your Match!

OLLI Volunteer Connections

Volunteers are the backbone of OLLI at CSU, Chico. They provide instruction, communications, technical support, outreach, and help us make important social connections. Without volunteer support, OLLI Chico could not provide the array of lifelong learning experiences members enjoy year-round. The Volunteer Connections Program is designed to keep OLLI programming sustainable by expanding volunteer participation. Learning more about you—your skills and interests—will help us connect you to areas of need within the organization. Email us if you’d like to Connect Today.

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