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ARTS - HATTIESBURG

Composition and Perspective in Studio Art - $25

Mondays, June 10 - July15

12:30 pm- 2:30 pm

Five-Week Class by Dana Stratton

This is a class designed for whatever medium is comfortable for you. Bring your own supplies and reference materials. We will look at a variety of approaches to composition and also deal with linear and atmospheric perspective. This class is for both beginners and beyond. Dana is a retired art and art history teacher who has been teaching at OLLI for 20 years.

Combining Collage with Acrylics - $25

Thursdays, June 13 - July18

2:30 pm- 4:30 pm

Five-Week Class by Marty Broadus

Create a work meaningful to you or someone special using photos, jewelry, mementos, sheet music, etc., and acrylics.  Participants should bring acrylics, brushes, a painting surface of choice, glue, scissors, old magazines, and odds and ends to glue down (photos, jewelry, sheet music, old letters, mementos, etc.). Marty is a retired art and drama teacher and is secretary for the South Mississippi Art Association. In 2011, she assisted her daughter, Lola, in starting the local Painting with a Twist studio.

Introduction to Stained Glass - $10

Wednesday, June 19

12:30 pm- 2:30 pm

Seminar by Dee Tatum

This seminar will provide a brief history of stained glass, from antiquity to today. We will explore art glass topics such as how glass was and is made, where the color in glass comes from, and how glass is manipulated in the studio to create colorful, lasting works of art. If time permits, we may even get to work a bit of glass art magic! Dee earned a BS in biology at Millsaps College and a MPA at LSU Baton Rouge. She apprenticed all aspects of the stained glass craft with a retail stained glass firm in Baton Rouge (1986-1990), and she has operated Seraphim Studios in Hattiesburg since 1996.

Composition and Perspective in Studio Art - $25

Mondays, June 10 - July 15

12:30 pm- 2:30 pm

Five-Week Class by Dana Stratton

This is a class designed for whatever medium is comfortable for you. Bring your own supplies and reference materials. We will look at a variety of approaches to composition and also deal with linear and atmospheric perspective. This class is for both beginners and beyond. Dana is a retired art and art history teacher who has been teaching at OLLI for 20 years.

Combining Collage with Acrylics - $25

Thursdays, June 13 - July 18

2:30 pm- 4:30 pm

Five-Week Class by Marty Broadus

Create a work meaningful to you or someone special using photos, jewelry, mementos, sheet music, etc., and acrylics.  Participants should bring acrylics, brushes, a painting surface of choice, glue, scissors, old magazines, and odds and ends to glue down (photos, jewelry, sheet music, old letters, mementos, etc.). Marty is a retired art and drama teacher and is secretary for the South Mississippi Art Association. In 2011, she assisted her daughter, Lola, in starting the local Painting with a Twist studio.

Introduction to Stained Glass - $10

Wednesday, June 19

12:30 pm- 2:30 pm

Seminar by Dee Tatum

This seminar will provide a brief history of stained glass, from antiquity to today. We will explore art glass topics such as how glass was and is made, where the color in glass comes from, and how glass is manipulated in the studio to create colorful, lasting works of art. If time permits, we may even get to work a bit of glass art magic! Dee earned a BS in biology at Millsaps College and a MPA at LSU Baton Rouge. She apprenticed all aspects of the stained glass craft with a retail stained glass firm in Baton Rouge (1986-1990), and she has operated Seraphim Studios in Hattiesburg since 1996.

Glass and Resin - $30

Friday, June 28

10:00 am- 12:00 pm

Off-Site: Bristles Art Studio, 16 Office Park Drive, Hattiesburg

Seminar by Lissa Ortego

Come create a beautiful, contemporary abstract art piece with Bristles Art Studio involving paint, glass bits, and topped with an epoxy resin topcoat. Fee includes supplies. The owner of Bristles Art Studio for over 13 years and an alumna of USM, Lissa teaches art to children and adults. She's twice been voted Best Artist in Best of the Pinebelt. 

 HEALTH AND FITNESS - HATTIESBURG

Tai Chi for Health and Fall Prevention - $30

Mondays & Wednesdays, June 10 - July 24

9:15 am - 10:15 am

Six-Week Exercise Class by Susan Nodurft

This is a beginning Tai Chi course for those with or without previous experience and is designed to prevent falls and improve balance, health, and well-being. This specific program was developed by health and Tai Chi professionals to be safe, easy to learn, and proven effective by medical studies.Susan is a retired biology teacher. After retirement, she began the study and practice of Qigong/Tai Chi. She is certified as a Tai Chi Easy "Practice Leader" by the Institute of Integral Qigong Tai Chi and teaches Tai Chi Easy at the Yoga Room.  

Tai Chi for Health/Intermediate - $30

Mondays & Wednesdays, June 10 - July 24

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Six-Week Exercise Class by Susan Nodurft

This class is designed for students who have previously taken Tai Chi and would like to advance their skills.  The course includes the practice of the Yang style 24-forms as well as an introduction to the 64-forms and short Sun-style set developed by Dr. Paul 

Lam.  Emphasis will be placed on acquiring a deeper understanding and integration of the Tai Chi principles in practice. Susan is a retired biology teacher. After retirement, she began the study and practice of Qigong/Tai Chi. She is a certified as a Tai Chi Easy "Practice Leader" by the Institute of Integral Qigong Tai Chi and teaches Tai Chi Easy at the Yoga Room. 

Beginner Yoga - $30

Mondays & Fridays, June 10 - July 26

11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Six-Week Exercise Class by Serina Carpenter

This class will introduce yoga concepts of meditation, breath control and basic asanas. Our goal is to evaluate and improve participant strength, flexibility and balance. You will gain the ability to meditate and understand the benefits of meditation and breath control. Serina earned a 200-hour yoga teaching certificate in 2017 and a Yin Yoga certificate in 2018. She aims to complete the 300-hour training certificate in August.  She has taught multiple classes at The Yoga Room. 

Yoga Flow - $30

Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 11 - July 25

9:15 am - 10:15 am

Six-Week Exercise Class by Michele Ferguson 

This yoga class is for the student who has been practicing yoga and is ready to move to the next level. The class will consist of a series of sun salutations and standing poses followed by a cool-down stand with seated pines and supine poses. Michele completed a 200-hour teacher training in 2014 and a 300-hour teacher training in 2017 leading to her becoming a 500-hour Registered Yoga teacher with the Yoga Alliance Foundation. Michele has been teaching yoga at OLLI for five years.

Yoga for Strength and Flexibility - $30

Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 11 - July 25

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Six-Week Exercise Class by Michele Ferguson

This yoga class is perfect for beginner yoga students as well as seasoned yogis. In this class, you will learn a gentle yoga sequence that will emphasize the mind-body-breath connection to accessing more strength and better flexibility in daily living. Michele completed a 200-hour teacher training in 2014 and a 300-hour teacher training in 2017 leading to her becoming a 500-hour Registered Yoga teacher with the Yoga Alliance Foundation. Michele has been teaching yoga at OLLI for five years.

Restorative Yoga - $15

Wednesdays, June 12 - July 24

11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Six-Week Exercise Class by Michele Ferguson

In this class, students will practice deep relaxation through the use of props, deep breathing, and meditation. The entire class is conducted in different reclining poses designed to allow the body to completely relax while focusing on the movement of breath in and out of the body.Michele completed a 200-hour teacher training in 2014 and a 300-hour teacher 

training in 2017 leading to her becoming a 500-hour Registered Yoga teacher with the Yoga Alliance Foundation. Michele has been teaching yoga at OLLI for five years.  

Zumba Gold - $30

Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 11 - July 25

11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Six-Week Exercise Class by Sylvia Kolakowski

Come enjoy Latin and modern dance moves incorporated with simple cardio exercises. Sylvia is a Zumba instructor at OLLI and Temple Baptist Church. 

Pilates - $15

Mondays & Wednesdays, July 8 - July 24

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Three-Week Exercise Class by Valerie Webber

Pilates will feature standing, kneeling and traditional mat-based exercises. This class uses small movements to improve flexibility, increase muscular strength and endurance, and enhance balance and coordination. Additionally, there will be a focus on breathing, developing a strong core and promoting postural alignment. Valerie is a Southern Miss graduate with a BSBA and MBA. She is a Life Member of the Southern Miss Alumni Association, and she has worked in the accounting/finance industry and in information technology. 

Strength and Tone - $15

Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 9 - July 25

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Three-Week Exercise Class by Valerie Webber

This class will offer full-body exercise of all major muscle groups, with a focus on increasing strength and flexibility. The class includes warm up, main activities, cool down, and final stretch and relaxation. This class is suitable for all fitness levels. Light weights, bands, etc. will be provided, but equipment usage is optional. Valerie is a Southern Miss graduate with a BSBA 

and MBA. She is a Life Member of the Southern Miss Alumni Association, and she has worked in the accounting/finance industry and in information technology.

A Fresh Perspective on Healthy Eating - $10

Wednesday, June 12

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Seminar by Linda Gwaltney

Increase your nutrition know-how with easy ways to improve your diet, manage your weight, boost your energy level, and prevent disease. Learn tips and strategies for healthy eating at home, restaurants and the grocery store. Linda is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator with over 40 years of experience. She is an alumna of the University of Southern Mississippi, earning both bachelor and master degrees in nutrition and dietetics. 

Talking to Aging Relatives about the Future - $10

Monday, June 17

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Seminar by Jason Caire

Talking about financial, legal, and healthcare issues can be uncomfortable, but it’s important to do it while everyone is able to make their wishes known. Learn strategies for making these important conversations as easy and productive as possible. Jason is a Senior Products Representative with Humana Health Insurance. He specializes in providing information to help people achieve their best overall health and lifelong well-being. 

The Importance of Physical Rehabilitation - $10

Tuesday, June 18

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Seminar by Kim Schramm

Oftentimes, there is fear associated with pain prior to surgery followed by a lack of follow- through after surgery because of that fear. The right physical therapy/rehabilitation program can help alleviate that fear.  We will discuss dry needling so come and learn about your 

options. Kim has been a physical therapist for over 20 years with certification as athletic director, and lymphedema and dry needling therapist.

Medicare - $10

Wednesday, June 19

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Seminar by Kathleen Lopinto Poole

This seminar will help explain how Medicare works, how to find the correct supplement, Part D or Advantage plan. Kathleen graduated with a BS in pharmacy from the University of Louisiana - Monroe in 1994 and a PharmD from the University of Florida in 2009. She 

has worked as a pharmacist at multiple companies throughout her career and for over ten years has volunteered to assist Medicare patients with insurance. 

Acid/Alkaline Balance and Why It's Crucial to Your Health - $10

Wednesday, July 10

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Seminar by Barbara Dale Washer

This seminar will present facts and information about acidity and alkalinity as it relates to the physical body. We will also learn how it affects health and why it is so crucial to maintain a healthy balance, including how to maintain this balance through diet. Barbara Dale is a 

disabled senior citizen who has been learning for decades from the licensed health professionals who have treated her. She has also studied on her own from various sources.  She has a BA in Secondary Education and English.

 HUMANITIES - HATTIESBURG

SUGARMAN: Black Super Hero - $10

Tuesday, June 11

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Seminar by Joedda Gore

Why would a person put her/his life at risk for strangers with no monetary motivation? Explore the life of Andrew "Sugarman" Daniel and the 1930s Mississippi small town culture. Joedda holds a degree in English and is past associate editor of Antique OKand MSMagazine. She is the author of SUGARMAN, inspired by true events. "Sugarman" made national news as Edwards, Mississippi's local hero after the Clear Creek Disaster. 

The 1960s - $25

Tuesdays, June 11 - July 16

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Five-Week Class by Ryan Schilling

This discussion setting will evaluate the social, political, and cultural transformations of the United States during the 1960s. Ryan has taught history at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College for the past nine years. This will be his sixth summer to teach at OLLI, where he always enjoys the lively, engaging discussions with class participants. 

Our Constitution Under Siege - $25

Thursdays, June 13 - July 18

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Five-Week Class by Dr. Nelson Easterling

This course will look at current political activities and attitudes in America and how some of them threaten our Constitution, a document held in high regard at home and abroad.  Issues such as hyper-partisanship, myths about the Constitution, and misinformation about current events will be discussed. Dr. Easterling is a retired staff member of the Florida Senate.  He earned a BA from USM in psychology and a PhD from Florida State University (FSU) in political economics.  He taught as an adjunct professor in the Honors College at USM and at FSU. 

End Time Possibilities - $10

Tuesday, June 25

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Seminar by Carolyn Crosby

Join this seminar to learn about perspectives, conjectures, and opinions on the possibilities of fulfillment of Biblical End Time Prophecies in our time. Carolyn is a graduate of Petal High School and Southern Miss. She is a retired teacher who has been interested in biblical prophecy from her teens, constantly scanning news to find any correlation in recent events.

The Civil Rights Movement - $10

Thursday, July 18

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Seminar by Dr. Anthony Harris

This seminar is designed to familiarize attendees with the history of the Civil Rights Movement, generally, and in particular the movement in Hattiesburg.  We will explore the conditions that gave rise to the movement and how the nation and the local community responded. Dr. Harris is Professor of Education at Sam Houston State University. During the 

1960s, he was actively involved in the local Civil Rights Movement in Hattiesburg. He desegregated Thames Jr. High School and was also featured in the PBS documentary, Freedom Summer.

 LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE - HATTIESBURG

The Five Love Languages - $10

Tuesday, June 18

12:30 am - 2:30 am

Seminar by Bob Buckner

This seminar is all about learning how to best love your spouse or partner. If you can discover your own love language and that of your spouse or partner, you are better equipped for a meaningful and lasting relationship. Bob is a retired associate pastor of Baptist churches since 2005. He did family counseling, among many other pastoral ministries. His interests include photography, poetry writing and carpentry.

A Deep Dive In the Lake of the Woods - $10

Thursday, June 20

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Seminar by Dr. Maureen Ryan

Tim O'Brien's 1994 novel is a postmodern tour-de-force, stylistically straightforward (that is, easy to read), but deceptively complex. In the Lake of the Woods explores myriad themes, which O’Brien blends into a compelling contemporary novel. Show up having read the novel, and we’ll dive in! Dr. Ryan is University Distinguished Professor and Special Assistant to the Provost at Southern Miss. A long-time administrator and faculty member, she teaches and writes about modern and contemporary American literature.

 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT - HATTIESBURG 

Emergency Preparedness: A Way of Life in the South - $10

Wednesday, June 12

12:30 pm- 2:30 pm

Seminar by Col. William “Carlton” Ratcliff

This seminar examines the need to make emergency preparedness not only a practical but also a cultural part of living in the Deep South. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the nature of emergencies, their consequences, and resources for becoming prepared to meet 

personal and family needs for emergencies. Col. Ratcliff is retired from the US Army and the Louisiana State Military Department.  He has over 12 years experience in planning, preparing and conducting training related to emergency preparedness for the State of Louisiana.

How to Become a Ham Radio Operator - $10          

Wednesday, June 12

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Seminar by Dr. John Eye

Ham radio is an exciting hobby for those who are interested in communicating with other hams, either locally or around the world. This seminar will help you decide if ham radio is for you.  Come ready to ask lots of questions. Dr. Eye has been an amateur radio operator since 1986 and continues to remain active in the hobby. A former school librarian, he now works as Dean of University Libraries at USM.  

Play Better Bridge! Tips and Secrets... - $30

Thursdays, June 13 - July25

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Six-Week Class by Ellen Davies

In this course, we will study the finer points of bridge that lifelong bridge players have learned from experience. All students will be invited to offer their own tips and secrets. This course is recommended for those who have played bridge for approximately two years. Ellen is a retired teacher and lawyer who learned to play bridge many years ago. She has taught a number of bridge courses at OLLI. Her style is casual and fun.

Introduction to Beekeeping - $15

Thursdays, June 20 & June 27

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Two-Part Seminar by Dr. Ed Hafer

Part One of this seminar, held at the Peck House, will include an introduction to the fascinating world of the honey bee. Part Two will feature a visit to Ed’s apiary where participants will get to see the bees in action and sample some freshly-extracted honey. Dr. Hafer teaches music history at USM. He has led a study-abroad course in Vienna since 2009.

The Ins and Outs of Downsizing - $10

Monday, June 24

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Seminar by Brenda Lambert

Learn what to do to get your house in top condition to sell. Also learn how to decide what your next move will be.Brenda has been involved in real estate since 1984 in Dallas, Texas, and in Hattiesburg since 1995. She has many years of experience working with sellers in advising them on preparing their homes for the market and helping buyers find the perfect home.

I Promised Her a Rose Garden - $10

Wednesday, June 26

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Seminar by Paul Vance

Growing Hybrid Tea Roses in southern Mississippi is very challenging. Diseases and pests require vigilance to maintain healthy rose canes and beautiful blooms. A very successful Mississippi rosarian, James Mills got Paul started growing these beautiful roses and will come from Buckatunna, MS to join us for this seminar. Paul is a retired attorney from New Orleans who moved to Hattiesburg in January 2017.  Hearing Glen Campbell's cover of "I Never 

Promised You a Rose Garden," he gave his wife Susan a rose garden – not a paycheck. How's that working out?

Essential Oils 101 & DIY Outdoor Spray - $30

Wednesdays, July 10 & July 17

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Two-Part Seminar by April Martin

For this two-part seminar, learn about essential oils, how they are made and regulated, and factors affecting quality. Also, learn basic use and safety, pitfalls to avoid when purchasing, 

and detailed information on 12 different essential oils illustrating how they can be used to kick toxic chemicals from your home. Supplies are included in class fee to make your own outdoor spray. April owns Mind Body Soul Health & Wellness. She has always been intrigued by the human body and disease and has been educating others and advocating for better health through nutrition and homeopathic remedies.

A Popover - To Wear and Not To Eat! - $15

Wednesdays, July 10 & July 17

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Two-Part Seminar by Karen LeBeau

The Popover Top is a one-piece, open-front top that can be made any length, with long or short sleeves (or even sleeveless). Sound complicated? No! It is easy-peasy. Even if you have never sewn, you can do it. During the first session, you will trace the pattern. Then, we will go shopping so you can buy your fabric.  In the second session, you will cut out and construct the top. Wear it home with pride! Creating "stuff" is what keeps Karen happy. . . usually it is with fabric, thread, pins, and a sewing machine when she is making clothing. But it could be with yarn or paper, or something else that strikes her fancy.

Basic Orchid Culture - $10

Thursday, July 11

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Seminar by Glen Ladnier

In this seminar, learn basic studies of orchid requirements, with emphasis on the growing conditions which affect the health and well-being of this amazing plant group. Glen has been growing orchids for approximately 18 years. He has given many programs on orchid-related topics to local orchid societies and garden clubs and has spoken to other orchid societies in the tri-state area surrounding Mississippi.

 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - HATTIESBURG

Expansive Clays - $15

Wednesdays, June 19 & June 26

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Two-Part Seminar by Dr. David Patrick

Join us to learn about expansive clays in Mississippi, such as potholes, cracked foundations, etc. Also learn about these clays and their contribution to the cleanup at a contaminated Army Arsenal. Dr. Patrick is an emeritus professor of geology at USM, a retired US Army engineer colonel and veteran. He has conducted geological studies throughout the USA and parts of Canada, Europe, and Africa. He has studied at Purdue, Missouri and Oklahoma universities.

Life In The Universe. Is Anybody Out There? - $10

Monday, July 15

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Seminar by Dr. Robert Bateman

Issues to consider why life exists on earth: whether there is life outside the earth and whether or not it would be a good idea to find out! Dr. Bateman served as a biochemistry professor at USM for 23 years and twice taught astrobiology as an Honors College seminar for upper-level students. He is currently a professor of medical biochemistry at William Carey University.

Nuclear Fission and Power - $10

Monday, July 8

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Seminar by Dr. Jeremy Scott

Do you understand what would happen if our nuclear power plants were to fail?  How about the effects of nuclear radiation?  Nuclear fission?  Come and learn the basics of this important and relevant topic in our world today. Dr. Scott earned his PhD in applied physics at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. His dissertation research was in the theoretical study of relativistic nuclear scattering. He is currently teaching at USM.

Geology of the National Parks Series - $10

Tuesday, July 9

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Seminar by Jim Dryden

Join us for a short seminar on the geology of national parks. The basics of geology andthe specific geology of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park will be described. Jim has dual degrees in geology and environmental studies.  After four years on staff at the University of Alabama Office of Archaeological Research, Jim joined the US Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management as a geologist for ten years, then as a land manager for 21 years.

TRAVEL - HATTIESBURG

Trip to Suriname - $10

Monday, May 20

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Seminar by Catherine Merrikin

Join us for a presentation of slides and information about Suriname, South America. Suriname, which used to be called Dutch Guiana, was renamed Suriname when it gained its independence in 1975. Cathy is originally from Boston but has been living in Hattiesburg for 30 years. She recently traveled to Suriname, South America, and has interesting slides and information about Suriname to share.

Coastal Ridge Farm Field Trip - $25

Friday, June 14

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Depart from parking lot on corner of Montague and 36th Avenue, behind the Peck House

Coastal Ridge Farm (CRF) has weathered many changes. A dairy farm for 25+ years, Hurricane Katrina dealt it a severe blow, so damaging that it was not feasible to rebuild the dairy. They sold the dairy cows, and a hobby growing flowers evolved into growing produce and cut flowers for a farmer's market. CRF transformed into a cut flower farm. We will stop for lunch, at your own expense.

Vienna for the Traveler - $10

Monday, June 17

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Seminar by Dr. Ed Hafer

Regularly voted "the most livable city in the world," Vienna's rich cultural history, well-manicured green spaces, and delicious food are evident around every corner. This seminar will offer some recommendations for those planning a trip to the imperial city on the beautiful, blue Danube. Dr. Hafer teaches music history at USM. He has led a study-abroad course in Vienna since 2009.

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art - $10

Friday, July 12

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Depart from parking lot on corner of Montague and 36th Avenue, behind the Peck House

The Lauren Rogers Museum of Art is located on Fifth Avenue in Laurel, a broad, tree-lined avenue,  among turn-of-the-century homes one block from the center of Laurel. It is surrounded by live oaks, azaleas, English ivy, and Asiatic jasmine. Join us for a short trip to an amazing museum, noted to be the best in the southeast. We will enjoy lunch downtown (at your own expense) in one of the new restaurants borne of the “Home Town” show.

Betsy Ann Riverboat Cruise – $40

Friday, July 19

1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Depart from parking lot on corner of Montague and 36th Avenue, behind the Peck House

Join OLLI members for a two-hour tour around the Mississippi Gulf, narrated by the captain. Van transportation and boat fee are included in cost. Beverages and snacks are available onboard in the air-conditioned cabin, and we will stop for dinner (all at your own expense).

Civil Rights and Mississippi History Museums - $30

Friday, July 26

8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Depart from parking lot on corner of Montague and 36th Avenue, behind the Peck House

Travel with OLLI to Jackson, Mississippi, to the two museums. Side by side, travel through the civil rights history, then trace Mississippi's roots next door. Transportation and entry fee is included in charge. There is a café on the grounds if you wish to purchase lunch.

Mississippi Book Festival – $20

Saturday, August 17

8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Depart from parking lot on corner of Montague and 36th Avenue, behind the Peck House

Have you ever been to the Mississippi Book Festival? If not, you’re in for a treat! Take a van ride to Jackson for an all-day trip to the festival. You’ll be able to buy books, learn about new books and attend seminars. Cost includes transportation.

 SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS - HATTIESBURG

(No Charge and All are Exclusive to OLLI Members)

Advanced Tai Chi SIG – Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8:30 am, beginning May 21

Bridge Party SIG – 1st Monday of each month at 2:15 pm

Current Events Discussion Group SIG – Mondays, 10:00 am

Knit and Crochet SIG – Mondays, 12:30 pm

Life Story Writing SIG – 1stFriday each month at 11:30 am, beginning August 2

Mississippi Writers Book Club SIG – 4th Friday of each month at 11:00 am

OLLI Book Club SIG – 2nd Friday of each month at 10:00 am  

Photography SIG – 1st and 3rd Thursdays, 11:30 am

Poetry SIG – 3rd Friday of each month, 11:30 am

Summer Sing-Along – 2nd, 3rdand 4th Monday at 2:00 pm 

  SPECIAL EVENTS - HATTIESBURG

Meet-and-Greet Reception for USM OLLI Photographers - Free and open to the public

Friday, June 21, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

3601 Pearl Street in Hattiesburg (Peck House)

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) and FestivalSouth invite you to an art reception featuring the works of the OLLI Photography Special Interest Group. The photographers include Marvin Aitken, Roger Anastasio, Larry Basden, Dallas Gorbett, Joan Knight, Theresa Ratti, Kay Smith, Sandra Wadsworth, and Russell York.

 

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Hattiesburg Campus

3601 Pearl Street               Peck House                            118 College Drive, #5055 Hattiesburg, MS 39406     

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tay.baucumFREEMississippi

Phone
601.264.2780

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Elizabeth Hall 104               730 E. Beach Blvd.          
Long Beach, MS 39560

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