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May 24, 2019

OLLI NOTES May 24, 2019
The OLLI@Furman Office will be closed on Monday, May 27 for the Memorial Day Holiday. The OLLI Office is open 9:00-3:00 Monday-Friday during the summer. Our number is 864-294-2998.

It’s not too late to thank Furman for outstanding and generous support of FULIR and OLLI with your financial gift to the OLLI Faculty Enrichment Fund. This endowed fund will provide income to award research grants to Furman professors each year. They will be encouraged to include students in their work, and required to present their research to OLLI through a bonus event or course. Your gift will help Furman professors, undergraduate students, and OLLI! Make a one-time contribution via credit card here. To make a one-time gift with a check, or a pledge to be paid later, or a multi-year pledge, download this form and return to the OLLI office or mail to the address listed on the form. Forms and envelopes are also available in the OLLI office. Questions? Contact Nancy Kennedy.

Summer Registration continues! Register online or in the OLLI office. The brochure is on the website and in the office. Pick up one for yourself and a few more to share with friends and neighbors. Classes are just $35 and there is no membership fee. It is a great time to encourage a friend to try OLLI. Looking for a summer class? Spaced is still available in many of them, including
ACM200 Writers Revise and Rewrite
HFE565 The Mysterious Miracle of Meaningful Motion in Humans
PAH872 The Elephant Hour
PHO1628 Basic DSLR in the Field

**Deadline Tuesday, May 28!**It’s Evaluation Time! Please take a few minutes to provide helpful feedback on your Spring Term Courses. Click on one of the following links to take your survey; you will need to take a different survey for each course.

General Course Evaluation: Link
Hobbies, Art and Music Course Evaluation: Link
Exercise and Fitness Course Evaluation: Link

Our Lost and Found is bursting at the seams. Come check to see if you recognize anything.

Read and Explore Update! We hope our members enjoy the book selection this year. If you have finished with your copy of The Last Castle please return to the OLLI office.

COURSE ANNOUNCEMENTS

ACM204 Chamber and Piano Works has been cancelled for the Summer term.

There’s room for YOU in these summer Friday Bonus Events:
BTE1128 West African Rhythms and Drumming, June 14, 1-3 p.m.
BTE1118 Beginning Western Style Square Dancing, June 21, 2-3:30 p.m.

OLLI HAPPENINGS
**DEADLINE JUNE 15!** Learn more about your community and find ways to use your skills and experience to make a difference through Senior Leaders Greenville (SLG). A program of OLLI@Furman, SLG builds awareness of the essential role of seniors in the community and the critical issues they face, empowering participants to become active players seeking better lives for seniors in Greenville, the Upstate, and beyond. The class meets monthly for day-long sessions at locations around Greenville, September-May. Learn more on the website, and click here to apply for Class 6. Information is also available in the OLLI office. Questions? Contact Nancy Kennedy.
OLLI Crabtree Room Fall 2019 Photography Showcase Submission Call, subject matter OPEN, Hanging display September 4. Submissions due by August 1. Email ONE submission per artist to furmanolliphoto@gmail.com. Emailed photo should be no bigger than 2000mp on the long side.
What’s Going at Furman?
Furman’s Music By the Lake Summer Concert Series will feature Spartanburg Jazz Ensemble on Thursday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Lakeside Amphitheater (No rain location.) All concerts in the series are FREE! Visit the Music Department website for more information.

Help a Furman student with her summer research! For this research study we will be looking to see if a correlation exists between traits of mindfulness and quality of life. We hope to measure mindfulness, and quality of life by giving elderly populations questionnaires assessing these traits. After we complete this research we intend to have a presentation that would allow participants and others to see the results of the experiment. https://furman.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eCH04U3KUTsuWRn

Furman Mathematics will present Dr. David Perry, Cryptological Mathematician with the N.S.A. on Tuesday, May 28, The Coming of Enigma and Wednesday, May 29 The Cracking of Enigma both at 5:00 p.m. in Riley Hall, Furman University. Dr. Perry will be speaking on the Enigma cryptodevice used during WWII.

What’s Going on Around Greenville?
Enjoy a Spoleto Concert preview! Clarinetist, Cecilia Kang serves on the faculty at Furman University, while clarinetist, Kyra Zhang serves on the faculty at the S.C. Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities and pianist, Lisa Kiser serves on the faculty at Anderson University. This ensemble will present a concert at the Carolina Music Museum on Tues, May 28 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15. Visit online link for information.

Science on TAP! Join this FREE discussion forum to learn about recent discoveries in science and technology. Held the last Tuesday of the month from 6:30-7:45 p.m. at Coffee Underground in Greenville, the meeting May 28 will feature Paul Dawson, Clemson University discussing Double Dipping and Other Disgusting Habits. Come early to place your coffee or beer order!

Are you a male and a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease? The Greenville Area Alzheimer’s Association is pleased to announce the first Men’s-Only Support Group. The group meets on the 4th Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm, but unlike a “typical” support group meeting, they meet for a dinner/social-support gathering at the Palmetto Ale House (103 E Beacon Dr, Shoeless Joe Jackson Room, Greenville). It’s just men—you can relax and just shoot the breeze with each other. Participants must RSVP one day prior to the dinner to Adam Olson, facilitator (864-329-1200 or aolson@arborcompany.com), in order to reserve a seat at the table.

Hands & Hearts For Haiti will be held Saturday, June 1, 6:30-10 p.m. at ZEN in downtown Greenville. Join Us in eliminating childhood malnutrition in Haiti! Dining, Dancing, Drinks, Games, and More! Visit website link to purchase tickets and for more information.
OLLI @ Clemson will host Antique Fair on the Green at Patrick Square on Fri., Jun 7, Noon-7 p.m. and Sat., Jun 8 10-5 p.m. Free. Contact OLLI@Clemson for info.

Calling all Golfers! Hands of Kindness Children’s Ministry will host its 7th annual golf tournament at Furman on Friday, June 7. Proceeds go to support the ministry, which works with orphaned and vulnerable children in Koreng, Uganda. Please visit the website for details and more information.

Chautauqua History Comes Alive Festival – It’s Revolutionary! | June 14-23 | Duel wits with Alexander Hamilton. Debate democracy with Andrew Jackson. Witness the end of Camelot with Jackie Kennedy. Struggle for human rights with Malcolm X. And like Hamilton’s women be a part of the story. Evening Outdoor shows at 7:30p at Greenville Tech: Hamilton (Fri 6/14 & Fri 6/21) – Jackson (Sat 6/15 & Sun Jun 23) – Jackie Kennedy (Sun 6/16) – Malcolm X (Sat 6/22.) In Falls Park Hamilton (Tue 6/19 at 7:30p.) In Trailblazer Park TR Jackie (Wed 6/20 at 8pm.) Daytime Indoor shows: Mon-Thu at 11:30am and Sat & Sun at 2pm (both weekends.) Call 244-1499 or visit HistoryComesAlive.org All Free!

May 3, 2019

OLLI NOTES May 3, 2019
The OLLI Office is open 8:30-5 Monday-Thursday, and 8:30-4 on Fridays. Our number is 864-294-2998.

The Summer 2019 Brochure is available ONLINE and in the OLLI office. Registration for the summer term begins May 7. *BROCHURE CORRECTION* HFE589 Lets Get Fit will be held 1-2:00 p.m.

The stage is set for OLLI to celebrate another great year at our annual Spring Luncheon on Tues, May 21 at Timmons Arena. We will recognize incoming and outgoing Council members and of course, enjoy time with OLLI members before the summer is upon us. Doors open at 11:30 for fellowship (cash bar available). Enjoy a buffet lunch at noon including signature spinach salad with strawberries, grilled salmon, roasted chicken, three cheese polenta cake, seasonal vegetables, herb roasted potatoes, rolls and a selection of pies for dessert! Dress is casual. Sign up in the OLLI office for just $20 by Wednesday, May 15. Please notify Heidi Wright of any dietary restrictions. This is a limited run event, so sign up today!

The Furman University Dining Hall will be closed following lunch service on Tues., May 7. The Dining Hall will reopen on Wed., May 15. The Paladen, the Paddock, the Library Café, and the Bread and Bowl will close at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7 for the summer. Visit HERE for hours and menus.

The Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the following slate for Council openings to be voted on at the Spring Luncheon on May 21: President-Elect/VP Membership: David Johnson; Members at Large: Paulette Payne and Justin Smith, and filling an unexpired two year term as Member at Large: Cheryl Cotner. Thank you to Sally Bornmueller, VP/President Elect/Nominating Committee Chair and her committee for their work in putting this slate together, and thank you to the nominees who said “yes” when the committee asked!

OLLI Appreciates Its Volunteers! Volunteers are the heart and soul of our OLLI program. Have you ever been a class liaison, taught a class, coordinated a bonus event, helped with social events, greeted new OLLI members, moved chairs, set up coffee, helped people register their cars, or helped stock the Book Nook? You are one of 800+ OLLI volunteers we truly appreciate and want to recognize! Please stop by the OLLI office to pick up your “V” sticker for your name tag which identifies you as a much Valued Volunteer in our OLLI community! If you are interested in getting engaged as an OLLI volunteer, please contact OLLI Volunteer Chairman, Kathy Roed.

Learn more about your community and find ways to use your skills and experience to make a difference through Senior Leaders Greenville (SLG). A program of OLLI@Furman, SLG builds awareness of the essential role of seniors in the community and the critical issues they face, empowering participants to become active players seeking better lives for seniors in Greenville, the Upstate, and beyond. The class meets monthly for day-long sessions at locations around Greenville, September-May. Learn more on the website, and click here to apply for Class 6. Information is also available in the OLLI office. Questions? Contact Nancy Kennedy.

COURSE ANNOUNCEMENTS
There is room in these Bonus Events for YOU on Friday, May 10!
BTE1474 An Introduction to Aruyeda, 12:30 p.m.             BTE1475 Taking Care of Our Vets, 1:00 p.m.
BTE1472 Behind the Scenes of Chautauqua, 10:00 a.m.

OLLI HAPPENINGS
Join in our Lunch and Learn Tuesdays, where community speakers present a variety of interesting topics. Free and open to the public, 12:30-1:20 p.m., HC110. Bring your lunch and enjoy! On May 7, enjoy What’s New at Lockheed Martin, Greenville with Mike Fox, L.M. Site Director and General Manager.

OLLI Hand Chime group will present a mini-concert on Wednesday, May 15 at 12:20 p.m. in the Herring Center Manly Lobby. Our eleven hand chime ringers will play pieces to show what they have learned over three semesters of rehearsals. Bring your lunch and enjoy!

Art Appreciation Opportunity! Cathryn Rice’s OLLI Acrylics Class will have an Art Showing at the White Rabbit T.R. during the month of May. An artist reception will be held on Fri, May 3, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

What’s Going on at Furman?
Furman’s Social Cognition and Aging Lab is conducting a new study about how individuals of different ages and cultures define emotion words. At this time, we are seeking participants 60-80 years of age. This study is an online survey that you can complete from your own home. The survey is expected to take 30-50 minutes to complete and results will be compared to results collected in Germany. You will be compensated for your participation. If you are interested in participating, please follow the link to email Madi Nichols .

What’s Going on Around Greenville?
Come to a special First Friday in honor of GCCA’s Anniversary Celebration, celebrating 4 years of GCCA on May 3, 6-9 PM. Enjoy the Art School Open House, learn about classes, and register to receive 10% off tuition! Also view work in the Main Gallery from the After Nature exhibit, meet the studio artists, buy local art, make & take a free kid’s art activity, and explore new works in the Community Gallery. Plan to grab a piece of cake and join us for this exciting celebration! Find more information HERE.

Support students while enjoying the Arts! Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities Spring Choral Concert, May 3, 7:30 p.m., Daniel Chapel, Furman University Music Departments presents the Cantus Chamber Choir and the Governor’s School Choir, featuring 90 young musicians. Also featured will be Leonard Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms.” FREE!

Governor’s School Drama Production: Twelfth Night May 5, 2 p.m., SCGSAH Sakas Theatre, 15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601. The Drama Department is known for alumni who have become well-known Broadway, film, and TV actors. FREE. Reservations for Twelfth Night are required, call 864.282.3737

Don’t Miss the Rummage and Bake Sale benefitting The Glassy Mountain Fire Department Sat, May 4, 8a.m. – Noon @ the Beaver Dam Fire Station, 315 Beaver Dam Road, Travelers Rest, S.C.

Celebrate Upstate Shakespeare Festival’s (USF) 25th Anniversary! Learn about the upcoming production of Romeo and Juliet. Wed., May 8, 7-8 p.m. join USF actors and Shakespeare lecturer Dr. Mary Hiles for a lively presentation on the world’s greatest romantic drama. Registration required via Email or call 527-9293.

The Navy League Event planned on May 7, 2019, previously mentioned here has been cancelled.

Join Chautauqua’s Larry Bounds Tuesday, May 7 at 7 pm to discuss Andrew Jackson, Champion of the Common Man (not, of course, to include women, slaves or Native Americans.) Hughes Main Library, Greenville. Call 244-1499 or visit FREE!

Volunteer Call for Habitat for Humanity’s 3rd Annual Joe Barron Golf Classic on May 16 at Green Valley Country Club. Habitat is seeking volunteers to help in a number of different capacities. Contact Noel Pagan.

Love Rock and Roll Piano? Habitat for Humanity Benefit Concert with J. Roddy Walston & the Business on May 17, Purchase tickets for $25 at the Bon Secours Arena Box Office.

Join Centre Stage for what has been dubbed “The greatest comedy ever written” as “Noises Off” takes the mainstage with a unique stage configuration which thrusts you into the action of the play taking a look at the follies of theatre actors. May 9 – 25, 2019 Thurs. – Sat. 8p.m. and Sun. 3 p.m. Tickets are $27 and all seats are reserved. Purchase by calling (864) 233-6733, at the Box Office on Tuesdays – Fridays from 2-6 p.m, or online.

OLLI NOTES April 26, 2019
The OLLI Office is open 8:30-5 Monday-Thursday, and 8:30-4 on Fridays. Our number is 864-294-2998.

The Summer 2019 Brochure is available to view ONLINE and in the OLLI office. Registration for the Summer term will be May 7. * BROCHURE CORRECTION* HFE589 Lets Get Fit will be held 1-2:00 p.m.

Thinking of offering a class in the Fall 19 term? Please note that Course Proposal Forms are due on May 1.

The stage is set for OLLI to celebrate another great year at our annual Spring Luncheon on Tuesday, May 21 at Timmons Arena. We will recognize incoming and outgoing Council members and of course, enjoy time with OLLI members before the summer is upon us. Doors open at 11:30 for fellowship (cash bar available). Enjoy a buffet lunch at noon including signature spinach salad with strawberries, grilled salmon, roasted chicken, three cheese polenta cake, seasonal vegetables, herb roasted potatoes, rolls and a selection of pies for dessert! Dress is casual. Sign up in the OLLI office for just $20 by Wednesday, May 15. Please notify Heidi Wright of any dietary restrictions. This is a limited run event, so sign up today!

The Furman University Dining Hall will be closed following lunch service on Tues., May 7. The Dining Hall service will reopen on Wed., May 15.

Shred Day sponsored by the Better Business Bureau on April 27, 8-11 a.m. @ 408 N. Church St. Greenville. You may bring 3 small boxes or plastic bags, also accepting old technology/electronics for disposal.

Tuesday, April 30 is Dins Day! What’s a Din? That’s short for Paladin, Furman’s mascot. Dins Day is a day of celebration here at Furman. Show your Paladin Pride and wear your purple! You will also have an opportunity to make a gift to the OLLI Faculty Enrichment Fund, which supports Furman professors and student research and brings new programming to OLLI. Watch your inbox on Tuesday for details.

Learn more about your community and find ways to use your skills and experience to make a difference through Senior Leaders Greenville (SLG). A program of OLLI@Furman, SLG builds awareness of the essential role of seniors in the community and the critical issues they face, empowering participants to become active players seeking better lives for seniors in Greenville, the Upstate, and beyond. The class meets monthly for day-long sessions at locations around Greenville, September-May. Learn more on the website, and click here to apply for Class 6. Information is also available in the OLLI office. Questions? Contact Nancy Kennedy.

TRAVEL WITH OLLI
ONLY 2 spots left, be sure to sign up before this adventure closes!! OLLI @ Furman has teamed up with Road Scholar to offer one of their most popular programs – The Women of Appalachia: Traditions, Stories and Song, Sun, Oct. 6 – Fri, Oct. 11, 2019. This unique opportunity exploring the history behind the women who made their mark in the culture of Appalachia while enjoying Lake Junaluska’s Lambuth Inn. View the program overview or the detailed itinerary. Trip Rates and Registration: $949/person double occupancy (single supplement, $1,109) Register with a $100 deposit by calling 800-454-5768, reference program number #22829PCR and be sure to let them know you are with OLLI @ Furman University. Registration Deadline: May 3, 2019. Contact Heidi Wright with questions

OLLI HAPPENINGS
Join in our Lunch and Learn Tuesdays, where community speakers present a variety of interesting topics. Free and open to the public, 12:30-1:20 p.m., HC110. Bring your lunch and enjoy! On April 30, enjoy Clemson, USC, GHS, and Furman: Meeting the Nursing Shortage Together with Brenda Thames, executive Vice President of Prisma & Provost of the Health Sciences Center.

What’s Going on at Furman?
Music Lovers! The Furman Symphony Orchestra (FSO) and Oratorio Chorus will present a concert Friday, April 26, at 8 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium on campus. The spring Oratorio, “Fauré Requiem, and Bizet L’Arlésienne Suites” is a Sound Quality Concert Series event presented by the Furman Department of Music. Tickets are $10 for seniors. Tickets at the door or through Eventbrite. For information, contact Furman Music.

Hit the Links! Furman Women’s Basketball presents the 9th Annual Golf Tournament on May 3. Registration at 10a.m. with a shotgun start at 11a.m at the Furman University Golf Course. Cost is $125 and includes golf, driving range, meals, beverage cart, and awards. Sponsorships available. All proceeds go to Furman Women’s Basketball. Email Rob Carson for more information.

Furman’s Social Cognition and Aging Lab is conducting a new study about how individuals of different ages and cultures define emotion words. At this time, we are seeking participants 60-80 years of age. This study is an online survey that you can complete from your own home. The survey is expected to take from 30-50 minutes for completion and results will be compared to results collected in Germany. You will be compensated for your participation. If you are interested in participating, please email Madi Nichols.

What’s Going on Around Greenville?
The Greenville County Library is offering a free event series called Rhythm & Rhymes: A Music & Poetry Series. Tue, Apr 30, 6:30-7:30pm, Hughes Main Library Dr. John Akers performs the music beloved by poet, Carl Sandburg on the Spanish guitar and recites his guitar-inspired writings. Email or call 527-9293 to register.

Spring Has Sprung! Greater Greenville Master Gardener’s Annual Plant Sale on Sat, April 27, 8a.m.-Noon at Roper Mountain Science Center. Visit ONLINE for a list of plants available. Prize raffle will be held.

Join in the Mutt Strut benefitting the Greenville Human Society on April 27, 8:30 a.m. Register HERE

Be a part of Peace & Conflict Resolution! Rotary Club of Greenville is hosting a conference event on
Fri, May 3, 8:30-4:30 p.m. to inspire people to resolve conflict in a peaceful manner. $45/includes lunch, $35 for Rotary members. Be a part of the solution and register HERE! For more information contact Rotary.

On Sat, May 4, 11am-4pm, Foothills Family Resources, which helps people in northern Greenville County move from crisis to self-sufficiency, will host the 18th Annual Strawberry Festival in Slater, S.C. The festival has food, arts & crafts, face-painting, children’s art, magic, clowns, and the best strawberry shortcake! Come join in the fun and support a worthy cause! For info, contact Jean Blank at 239-0110.

Volunteer Call for Habitat for Humanity’s 3rd Annual Joe Barron Golf Classic on May 16 at Green Valley Country Club. Habitat is seeking volunteers to help in a number of different capacities. Contact Noel Pagan.

Celebrate Upstate Shakespeare Festival’s (USF) 25th Anniversary! Learn about the upcoming production of Romeo and Juliet. Wed., May 8, 7-8 p.m. join USF actors and Shakespeare lecturer Dr. Mary Hiles for a lively presentation on the world’s greatest romantic drama. Registration required via Email or call 527-9293.

Come to a special First Friday in honor of GCCA’s Anniversary Celebration, celebrating 4 years of GCCA on May 3, 6-9 PM. Enjoy the Art School Open House, learn about classes, and register to receive 10% off tuition! Also view work in the Main Gallery from the After Nature exhibit, meet the studio artists, buy local art, make & take a free kid’s art activity, and explore new works in the Community Gallery. Plan to grab a piece of cake and join us for this exciting celebration!

Don’t Miss the Rummage and Bake Sale benefitting The Glassy Mountain Fire Department Sat, May 4, 8a.m. – Noon @ the Beaver Dam Fire Station, 315 Beaver Dam Road, Travelers Rest, S.C.

Navy League Event Our May 7, 2019, dinner program at the Poinsett Club in Greenville will feature speaker LCDR Bob Overturf, USN (ret.). LCDR Overturf was an officer aboard the US Navy guided missile destroyer USS Cole in 2000, when it was attacked by al-Qaeda in the Yemen port of Aden and nearly sunk. This is an unusual opportunity to hear a first-hand account of a devastating event that marked the beginning of the War on Terror. Tickets are $33, including dinner. For details and reservation information, please email here.

Join Chautauqua’s Larry Bounds Tuesday, May 7 at 7 pm to discuss Andrew Jackson, Champion of the Common Man (not, of course, to include women, slaves or Native Americans.) Hughes Main Library, Greenville. Call 244-1499 or visit Free!

OLLI @ Clemson will host Antique Fair on the Green at Patrick Square on Fri., Jun 7, Noon-7 p.m. and Sat., Jun 8 10-5 p.m. Free. Callout for vendors and attendees! Contact OLLI@Clemson for info

April 18, 2019

OLLI NOTES April 18, 2019
The OLLI Office will be closed for the Furman Spring Holiday on Friday, April 19.

The Summer 2019 Brochure is now available to view ONLINE

***On Wednesday, April 24 Furman will host Special Olympics on campus. Due to traffic and parking issues, most OLLI classes have been canceled that day (unless your class has discussed alternate plans). Announcements have been made in class and we will send reminder emails. The classes that WILL meet are: all 3:15 p.m. classes in the Herring Center, Carolina’s Lost Communities 10:45 a.m. at Daniel Recital Hall and The Constitution 1:30 p.m. at Daniel Recital Hall. Reminder for those meeting in Daniel Recital Hall – you will need to enter the campus from the front gate off of Poinsett Highway. Thank you for understanding as Furman helps celebrate these Special Olympians.***

OLLI Spring Directories are available in the OLLI Office for $3.

The stage is set for OLLI to celebrate another great year at our annual Spring Luncheon on Tuesday, May 21 at Timmons Arena. We will recognize incoming and outgoing Council members and of course, enjoy time with OLLI members before the summer is upon us. Doors open at 11:30 for fellowship (cash bar available). Enjoy a buffet lunch at noon including signature spinach salad with strawberries, grilled salmon, roasted chicken, three cheese polenta cake, seasonal vegetables, herb roasted potatoes, rolls and a selection of pies for dessert! Dress is casual. Sign up in the OLLI office for just $20 by Wednesday, May 15. Please notify Heidi Wright of any dietary restrictions. This is a limited run event, so sign up today!

New to Greenville and interested in learning more about your new hometown? Lived here a long time but ready to find a way to contribute? Senior Leaders Greenville (SLG) is for you! A program of OLLI@Furman, SLG builds awareness of the essential role of seniors in the community and the critical issues they face, empowering participants to become active players seeking better lives for seniors in Greenville, the Upstate, and beyond. The class meets monthly for day-long sessions at locations around Greenville, September-May. Learn more on the website, and click here to apply for Class 6. Brochures and applications are available in the OLLI office. Questions? Contact Nancy Kennedy.

Thinking of offering a class in the Fall 19 term? Please note that Course Proposal Forms are due on May 1.

TRAVEL WITH OLLI
5 spots left, be sure to register!! OLLI @ Furman has teamed up with Road Scholar to offer designated space on one of their most popular programs – The Women of Appalachia: Traditions, Stories and Song, Sunday, Oct. 6 – Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. This unique opportunity exploring the history behind the women who made their mark in the culture of Appalachia while enjoying Lake Junaluska’s Lambuth Inn. View the program overview or the detailed itinerary. Trip Rates and Registration: $949/person double occupancy (single supplement, $1,109) Register with a $100 deposit by calling 800-454-5768, reference program number #22829PCR and be sure to let them know you are with OLLI @ Furman University. Registration Deadline: May 3, 2019. Contact Heidi Wright with questions.

OLLI HAPPENINGS
Join in our Lunch and Learn Tuesdays, where community speakers present a variety of interesting topics. Free and open to the public, 12:30-1:20 p.m., HC110. Bring your lunch and enjoy! On April 23, enjoy Pro Soccer to Arrive in Greenville: Who, What, Why and When with Joe Irwin, Chairman.

The Space Exploration SIG will meet on the second Friday of the month during the Spring term in HC 105 at 1 p.m. Come get updates on current activity in space exploration. Contact Bill Bradshaw with questions.

The Talkin’ Baseball SIG has been cancelled for the remainder of the Spring Term.

What’s Going on at Furman?
Support Furman Paladin Sports currently in season! A full schedule and tickets can be found ONLINE here.

Music Lovers! The Furman Symphony Orchestra (FSO) and Oratorio Chorus will present a concert Friday, April 26, at 8 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium on campus. The spring Oratorio, “Fauré Requiem, and Bizet L’Arlésienne Suites” is a Sound Quality Concert Series event presented by the Furman Department of Music. Tickets are $10 for seniors. Tickets at the door or through Eventbrite. For information, contact Furman Music.

Hit the Links! Furman Women’s Basketball presents the 9th Annual Golf Tournament on May 3. Registration at 10a.m. with a shotgun start at 11a.m at the Furman University Golf Course. Cost is $125 and includes golf, driving range, meals, beverage cart, and awards. Sponsorships available. All proceeds go to Furman Women’s Basketball. Email Rob Carson for more information.

What’s Going on Around Greenville?
The Greenville County Library is offering an exciting and free event series called Rhythm & Rhymes: A Music & Poetry Series. Thu, Apr 18, 6:30p-7:30pm • Five Forks Library. The Greenville Jazz Collective performs live music with poet, Martha Mims. Experience the interplay between the music of poetry and the language of music. Tue, Apr 30 • 6:30p-7:30p • Hughes Main Library Dr. John Akers performs the music beloved by poet, Carl Sandburg on the Spanish guitar and recites his guitar-inspired writings. Email or call 527-9293 to register.

Spring Has Sprung! Greater Greenville Master Gardener’s Annual Plant Sale to be held Sat, April 27, 8a.m.-Noon at the Roper Mountain Science Center. Visit ONLINE for a list of plants available. Raffle will be held for plant or garden art.

Join in the Mutt Strut benefitting the Greenville Human Society on April 27, 8:30 a.m. Register HERE

On Sat, May 4, 11am-4pm, Foothills Family Resources, which helps people in northern Greenville County move from crisis to self-sufficiency, will host the 18th Annual Strawberry Festival in Slater, S.C. The festival has food, arts & crafts, face-painting, children’s art, magic, clowns, and the best strawberry shortcake! Come join in the fun and support a worthy cause! For info, contact Jean Blank at 239-0110.

Celebrate Upstate Shakespeare Festival’s (USF) 25th Anniversary! Learn about USF’s upcoming production of Romeo and Juliet. On Wednesday, May 8, 7-8:00 p.m. join USF actors and Shakespeare lecturer Dr. Mary Hiles for a lively presentation on the world’s greatest romantic drama. Registration required. Email or call 527-9293 to register.

Be a part of Peace & Conflict Resolution! Rotary Club of Greenville is hosting a conference event on Fri, May 3, 8:30-4:30 p.m. to inspire people to resolve conflict in a peaceful manner. $45/includes lunch, $35 for Rotary members. Be a part of the solution and register HERE! For more information contact Rotary.

Volunteer Call for Habitat for Humanity’s 3rd Annual Joe Barron Golf Classic on May 16 at Green Valley Country Club. Habitat is seeking volunteers to help in a number of different capacities. Contact Noel Pagan for more information.

Don’t Miss the Rummage and Bake Sale benefitting The Glassy Mountain Fire Department Sat, May 4, 8a.m.- Noon @ the Beaver Dam Fire Station, 315 Beaver Dam Road, Travelers Rest, S.C.

OLLI @ Clemson will host Antique Fair on the Green at Patrick Square on Fri., Jun 7, Noon-7 p.m. and Sat., Jun 8 10-5 p.m. Free. Callout for vendors and attendees! Contact OLLI@Clemson for info.

April 12, 2019

OLLI NOTES April 12, 2019
The OLLI Office is open 8:30-5 Monday-Thursday, and 8:30-4 on Fridays. Our number is 864-294-2998.

OLLI Spring Directories are available in the OLLI Office for $3.

The OLLI Office will be closed for the Good Friday Holiday next Friday, April 19.

On Wednesday, April 24 Furman will host Special Olympics on campus. Due to traffic and parking issues, most OLLI classes have been canceled that day (unless your class has discussed alternate plans). Announcements have been made in class and we will be sending reminder emails. The classes that WILL meet are: all 3:15 p.m. classes in the Herring Center, Carolina’s Lost Communities 10:45 a.m. at Daniel Recital Hall and The Constitution 1:30 p.m. at Daniel Recital Hall. Reminder for those meeting in Daniel Recital Hall – you will need to enter the campus from the front gate off of Poinsett Highway. Thank you for understanding as Furman helps celebrate these Special Olympians.

Want to learn more about your community and your place in it? Apply now for Class 6 of Senior Leaders Greenville, a program at OLLI@Furman that builds awareness of the essential role of seniors in the community and the critical issues they face, empowering participants to become active players seeking better lives for seniors in Greenville, the Upstate, and beyond. Learn more on the website, and click here to apply. Brochures and applications are available in the OLLI office. Questions? Contact Nancy Kennedy.

Interested in serving as a leader of OLLI? Do you know someone who would be a great OLLI Council member? As required by our bylaws, Sally Bornmueller – President Elect, chairs the Nominating Committee and has chosen the following committee members: Kathy Roed – Volunteer Chair, John Bissell, Steve Davis, and Cathy Dwyer. The Committee requests suggestions from the membership for openings on the 2019-20 Council: VP/President Elect and 2 At-Large members. Email nominations to Sally Bornmueller

Instructors and others looking to offer a class for the Fall 19 term, please note that Course Proposal Forms are due on May 1.

TRAVEL WITH OLLI
5 spots left, be sure to register!! OLLI @ Furman has teamed up with Road Scholar to offer designated space on one of their most popular programs – The Women of Appalachia: Traditions, Stories and Song, Sunday, Oct. 6 – Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. This unique opportunity exploring the history behind the women who made their mark in the culture of Appalachia while enjoying Lake Junaluska’s Lambuth Inn. View the program overview or view the detailed itinerary. Trip Rates and Registration: $949/person double occupancy (single supplement, $1,109) Register with a $100 deposit by calling 800-454-5768, reference program number #22829PCR and be sure to let them know you are with OLLI @ Furman University. Registration Deadline: May 3, 2019. Contact Heidi Wright with questions.

OLLI HAPPENINGS
Join in our Lunch and Learn Tuesdays, where community speakers present a variety of interesting topics. Free and open to the public, 12:30-1:20 p.m., HC110. Bring your lunch and enjoy! On April 16, enjoy Interventional Pain Managements Treatment Options with Ashley Mullinax, M.D.

The Space Exploration SIG will meet on the second Friday of the month during the Spring term in HC 105 at 1:00 p.m. Come get updates on current activity in space exploration. Contact Bill Bradshaw with questions.
Let’s play Bocce! The OLLI Bocce SIG will meet Wednesdays at 3 p.m. during the Spring term, weather cooperative. Meet in the lobby or in the field across the drive where the Furman band practices. No experience or skill required. Contact Stan Klotz @ 864-431-3242 or Heidi Wright in the OLLI office @ 864-294-2997.

Stop into the Herring Center and check out the art installation displays on the Baiden Wall featuring a Preponderance of Purple artwork and in the Crabtree Room featuring Flora and Fauna photography.

What’s Going on at Furman?
Furman University Theatre presents “John Proctor is the Villain,” a new play by Kimberly Belflower in collaboration with The Farm Theater (New York), Tues, April 9,- Sat, April 13, at 8 p.m., with 3 p.m. matinees on Sat, April 13, and Sun, April 14. Performances in The Playhouse on campus. Link for tickets $15.

The works of Furman University students will be on display April 5-27 at Greenville’s Southeast Center for Photography located on 116 E. Broad St. The opening reception takes place Fri, Apr 5, 6-8 p.m. Hours are Wed-Fri, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., and Sat, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free and open to the public. Learn more HERE.

Enjoy Art by Furman University graduating seniors which will be on display Apr 9-May 11 in Thompson Gallery of the Roe Art Building on the Furman campus. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday. A reception honoring the artists is set for Tues, Apr 9, 6-8 p.m. in the Roe Art Building. FREE.

Charles Townes Lecture Series Faith and Reasoning will feature Todd May, Class if 1941 Memorial Professor of Humanities, Clemson University speaking on “Spirituality and the Meaning of Life” on Tues, Apr 16 @ 7 p.m. at Younts Conference Center, Furman campus. Reception and bool signing to follow. FREE.

Support Furman Paladin Sports currently in season! A full schedule and tickets can be found ONLINE here.

What’s Going on Around Greenville?
Greenville Chorale Spring Concert, “An Orchestra of Voices!” Bing Vick conducts the 150-voice Greenville Chorale in a concert of interesting, delightful, and entertaining choral arrangements of orchestral music by Dvorak, Barber, Elgar, Bach and Rossini on Fri, April 12, 8 p.m., First Baptist Church. Featuring acclaimed Rushingbrook Childrens Choir. Discounted tickets in the OLLI office for only $24.

SC Native Plant Society’s Spring Plant Sale on April 13th@ 9:00-1:00 p.m. at Conestee Park, 840 Mauldin Road, Greenville, next to the old baseball stadium. Visit online for more information.
Join Chautauqua to hear Furman’s Dr. Marian Strobel’s insight into Jackie Kennedy, a mysterious and private, yet public person. Tues, Apr 16 at 7 p.m., Hughes Main Library. Call 244-1499 or link here. Free!

Special ticket offer for the Peace Center Broadway show “Come From Away” for a special Interfaith Night. Enjoy a 10% discount by following the LINK!
Music Ensemble Event offered by S.C. Governor’s School presents Piano Ensemble Recital Apr 16 @ 7:30 p.m., SCGSAH Smith Recital Hall, 15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601. FREE!

Experience the talent of the SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities student pianists who will perform a variety of music in two-person ensembles as well as chamber works for piano and other instruments. This event is free and open to the public.

Join ReUNITED for a Lunch and Learn on Thurs, Apr 18, 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at the South Carolina Technology and Aviation Center. Speakers will include representatives from the South Carolina Army National Guard, Lockheed Martin and Upstate Warrior Solution. Registration and Information online HERE.
OLLI @ Clemson will be hosting Antique Fair on the Green at Patrick Square on Fri., Jun 7, Noon-7 p.m. and Sat., Jun 8 10-5 p.m. Free. Callout for vendors and attendees! Contact OLLI@Clemson for info.

Be a part of Peace & Conflict Resolution! Rotary Club of Greenville is hosting a conference event on
Fri, May 3, 8:30-4:30 p.m. to inspire people to resolve conflict in a peaceful manner. $45/includes lunch, $35 for Rotary members. Be a part of the solution and register HERE! For more information contact Rotary.

Volunteer Call for Habitat for Humanity’s 3rd Annual Joe Barron Golf Classic on May 16 at Green Valley Country Club. Habitat is seeking volunteers to help in a number of different capacities. Contact Noel Pagan for more information.

April 5, 2019

OLLI NOTES April 5, 2019
The OLLI Office is open 8:30-5 Monday-Thursday, and 8:30-4 on Fridays. Our number is 864-294-2998.

Hot off the press, the Spring edition of OLLILife! Find our quarterly magazine online or in the OLLI Office.

Interested in serving as a leader of OLLI? Do you know someone who would be a great OLLI Council member? As required by our bylaws, Sally Bornmueller – President Elect, chairs the Nominating Committee and has chosen the following committee members: Kathy Roed – Volunteer Chair, John Bissell, Steve Davis, and Cathy Dwyer. The Committee requests suggestions from the membership for openings on the 2019-20 Council: VP/President Elect and 2 At-Large members. Email nominations to Sally Bornmueller

Furman Engaged! Undergraduate research, internships, study away experiences, creative projects, service learning, first-year writing seminars and capstone experiences–Furman students have immersed themselves in these and other high-impact learning experiences. Furman Engaged! allows students to complete the last and key step of these deep learning experiences–public sharing of their work with peers, faculty, staff, and the community. You are invited to the 11th Annual Furman Engaged! on Tuesday, April 9, as students share their transformative experiences with the Furman and Greenville communities. A detailed schedule online.

OLLI members enjoy participating in many facets of campus life at Furman. If you want to connect with a person or organization on campus, please check in with OLLI Director Nancy Kennedy. She will be happy to connect you with the right person.

Apply now for Class 6 of Senior Leaders Greenville, a program at OLLI@Furman that builds awareness of the essential role of seniors in the community and the critical issues they face, empowering participants to become active players seeking better lives for seniors in Greenville, the Upstate, and beyond. Learn more on the website, and click here to apply. Brochures and applications are available in the OLLI office.

TRAVEL WITH OLLI
OLLI @ Furman has teamed up with Road Scholar to offer designated space on one of their most popular programs – The Women of Appalachia: Traditions, Stories and Song, Sunday, Oct. 6 – Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. This unique opportunity allows participants to explore the history behind the women who made their mark in the culture of Appalachia while enjoying Lake Junaluska’s Lambuth Inn. Take a moment to view the program overview or view the detailed itinerary. Trip Rates and Registration: $949/person double occupancy (single supplement, $1,109) Register with a $100 deposit by calling 800-454-5768, reference program number #22829PCR and be sure to let them know you are with OLLI @ Furman University. Registration Deadline: May 3, 2019. Contact Heidi Wright with questions.

OLLI HAPPENINGS
Join in our Lunch and Learn Tuesdays, where community speakers present a variety of interesting topics. Free and open to the public, 12:30-1:20 p.m., HC110. Bring your lunch and enjoy! On April 9, enjoy The Riley Institute: What’s It All About? with Riley Institute Executive Director, Dr. Don Gordon.

Innovation Hour is a business pitch course sponsored by the Furman Creative Collaborative in partnership with OLLI. This past year’s course was a big success and it will be back next fall. Check out this video to see what it’s all about.

Congratulations to OLLI Members Gordon Dohm, Brenda Hill and Ali Van Den Broek who all had pieces accepted into the prestigious Anderson Arts Center annual juried show. Ali was also the recipient of a merit award. The show will open Fri, Apr 5. You may find information on the arts center and the showing HERE.

Join the Adventure SIG on their first adventure, paddling the Edisto River and sleeping in treehouses, May 23-25! See the website HERE for details and come to a meeting to sign up on Monday, April 8 at 12:15 in HC103. Cost will be approximately $300 per person and due at the meeting (bring your checkbook). Contact Allan Boyle with questions.

What’s Going on at Furman?
The Furman University Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combos will present their spring concert Fri, April 5, at 8 p.m. in Daniel Recital Hall. Presented by Furman Department of Music. Tickets, $5 at the door.

Paladins Womens Softball will play UNCG on Sat Apr, 6 & Sun, Apr 7 @ 1:00 at Furman University. Enjoy competition and spring weather while you cheer on Furman! FREE

Furman University Theatre presents “John Proctor is the Villain,” a new play by Kimberly Belflower in collaboration with The Farm Theater (New York), Tues, April 9,- Sat, April 13, at 8 p.m., with 3 p.m. matinees on Sat, April 13, and Sun, April 14. Performances in The Playhouse on campus. Link for tickets $15.

Tocqueville Lecture Series “Love, Friendship and Politics.” For the final talk in the series David Bromwich, author and Professor of English at Yale University, will speak at Furman University on Wed, Apr 10, at 5 p.m., Watkins Room, Trone Student Center. His talk, “Power, Passion, and Mark Antony,” is free.

The works of Furman University students will be on display April 5-27 at Greenville’s Southeast Center for Photography located on 116 E. Broad St. The opening reception takes place Fri, Apr 5, 6-8 p.m. Hours are Wed-Fri, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., and Sat, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free and open to the public. Learn more HERE.

Enjoy Art by Furman University graduating seniors which will be on display Apr 9-May 11 in Thompson Gallery of the Roe Art Building on the Furman campus. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday. A reception honoring the artists is set for Tues, Apr 9, 6-8 p.m. in the Roe Art Building. FREE.

What’s Going on Around Greenville?
Is Your “MARCH MADNESS” Bracket Busted? Go to the Symphony this weekend! $10 Tickets for “Virtuosity Unleased” You’ll never think of the tuba the same way again after experiencing the jaw-dropping artistry of the internationally-renowned, Velvet Brown. Rounding out this spectacular concert is William Walton’s “Coronation March” and Sergei Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony. OLLI Members may present their OLLI name badge at the Peace Center Box Office to get this deal on Sat, Apr 6@8:00 pm or Sun, Apr 7 @3:00 pm.

Shalomfest at Temple of Israel featuring a 2:15 p.m. performance by a 24-voice Interfaith Choir and the OLLI Recorder Consort. Enjoy this cultural celebration with music, food, art and dancing! Sunday, April 7, 10:30-4:30. Free admission. Info online.

Greenville Chorale Spring Concert, “An Orchestra of Voices!” Bing Vick conducts the 150-voice Greenville Chorale in a concert of interesting, delightful, and entertaining choral arrangements of orchestral music by Dvorak, Barber, Elgar, Bach and Rossini on Fri, April 12, 8 p.m., First Baptist Church. Featuring acclaimed Rushingbrook Childrens Choir. Discounted tickets in the OLLI office for only $24.

Join Chautauqua to hear Furman’s Dr. Marian Strobel’s insight into Jackie Kennedy, a mysterious and private, yet public person. Tues, Apr 16 at 7 p.m., Hughes Main Library. Call 244-1499 or link here. Free!

Special ticket offer for the Peace Center Broadway show “Come From Away” for a special Interfaith Night. Enjoy a 10% discount by following the LINK!

Join ReUNITED for a Lunch and Learn on Thurs, Apr 18, 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at the South Carolina Technology and Aviation Center. Speakers will include representatives from the South Carolina Army National Guard, Lockheed Martin and Upstate Warrior Solution. Registration and Information online HERE.

SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities hosts a solo show by photographer Armon Means, whose work considers minority identity, cultural concerns, and environmental influences. This exhibit will feature three bodies of work—”Black Bikers,” “Inclusions,” and “North American Portraits.” Means is a professor of art at Belmont University. Visitors are welcome and asked to sign in at the Visitor Center April 1 – 26 M-F, 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., SCGSAH Lipscomb Gallery, 15 University St, Greenville.

March 29, 2019

OLLI NOTES March 29, 2019
The OLLI Office is open 8:30-5 Monday-Thursday, and 8:30-4 on Fridays. Our number is 864-294-2998.

Check out the NEW Spring edition of OLLILife! Find our quarterly magazine online or in the OLLI Office.

Thank you for reporting coffee spills this week. We appreciate your efforts to keep the Herring Center clean!

Special event! LET US ENTERTAIN YOU! With music, laughs, and fun memories as Jim Nicholson presents The F Word (But Not That One) Thursday, April 4, 3:15-4:30 in HC110 to celebrate the U.N. International Day of Happiness, sponsored by the Community Volunteering SIG. RSVPs helpful; sign up in the office.

TRAVEL WITH OLLI
Only 3 spots left in OLLI’s travel adventure Americans in Paris: Finding Our Revolutionary Leaders in the City of Lights, September 24 – October 4, 2019. Participants will have an opportunity to experience a unique exploration of French history and culture (in particular the rich history between the United States and France), and, of course, fine food and accommodations. From historic homes, monuments and neighborhoods to other unique destinations you might not find on your own, this trip promises to give you your fill. View the detailed itinerary and information here. Questions? Contact Heidi Wright.

Interested in delving into the fascinating lives and history of the women who made their mark on the culture of Appalachia with beautiful Lake Junaluska as your backdrop? If so, mark your calendar as OLLI @ Furman presents Road Scholar’s The Women of Appalachia: Traditions, Stories and Song, Sunday, October 6 – Friday, October 11, 2019. There will be an informational meeting about this unique travel opportunity on Thursday, April 4 at 12:30, HC113 to learn more. Contact Heidi Wright with questions.

OLLI HAPPENINGS
Join in our Lunch and Learn Tuesdays, where community speakers present a variety of interesting topics. Free and open to the public, 12:30-1:20 p.m., HC110. Bring your lunch and enjoy! On April 2, Bill Bradshaw, OLLI member, instructor, photographer, and avid gardener will present Light, Shadows in Seasons in the Garden.

OLLI SIG NEWS
The Travel SIG will meet Friday, April 5 at 4:30 pm in the Furman Faculty Dining Room. The topic is Cuba. This is the last meeting until fall. Any questions contact Patty Mitcham or Sarah Jerome.

The OLLI Gluten Intolerance SIG Group will hold a lunch/meeting on Apr 26 @12:30 at Grill Marks, Haywood Mall. We look forward to sharing recipes, restaurants or whatever else you would like to talk about. New and old members welcome! Please RSVP to Cindy Smithers or Anita Dutrow.

Let’s play Bocce! The OLLI Bocce SIG will meet Wednesdays at 3 p.m. during the Spring term, weather cooperative. Meet in the lobby or in the field across the drive where the Furman band practices. No experience or skill required. Contact Stan Klotz @ 864-431-3242 or Heidi Wright in the OLLI office @ 864-294-2997.

The Movie SIG will meet Apr 1 at 3:15 in HC103. Contact Debbie Ahlers to reserve your spot. Watch the film on your own: The Artist (2011), a silent movie in black and white, is available on Vudu, Amazon, Google Play, and You Tube. Discussion will include movie facts and viewer reactions.

The Open Studio Studios SIG provides a welcoming place to work on your current painting and drawing projects with artists of all levels. Come join them on Fridays, 12:30 – 3 p.m., HC005. Contact Paula Winiski

The Outdoor Adventure SIG is open to all who love the outdoors. The group will experience adventures such as hiking, backpacking, canoeing, kayaking, white water rafting, cycling and other activities. The initial meeting will be Apr 4 at 3:15 p.m., HC111. We will plan our first activity and will also discuss an Edisto River Treehouse excursion. Contact Allan Boyle for info. A trip meeting will be held Apr. 11@ 3:15 p.m. HC111.

What’s Going on at Furman?
The Classics Department presents Homer’s Light: The Odyssey Koan, a talk by Stanley Lombardo, translator of the Iliad and the Odyssey. Wed., April 3, 5:30 p.m., Johns Hall 101. Free and open to the public.

Furman University will host the United States Air Force (USAF) Heritage of America Concert Band in a performance Thurs, Apr 4, at 7:30 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium on campus. The concert is free!

The Furman University Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combos will present their spring concert Fri, April 5, at 8 p.m. in Daniel Recital Hall. Presented by Furman Department of Music. Tickets, $5 at the door.

The Furman Percussion Ensemble will present a concert honoring the career of Furman Music Professor John Beckford Sat, April 6, at 8 p.m. in Daniel Recital Hall. Guests are invited onstage to an instrument ‘petting zoo’ from 7:30-7:45 p.m. Directed by Furman Percussion Professor Omar Carmenates and presented by the Furman Department of Music. Tickets are $10 for seniors. For information CONTACT.

Furman University Theatre presents “John Proctor is the Villain,” a new play by Kimberly Belflower in collaboration with The Farm Theater (New York), Tues, April 9,- Sat, April 13, at 8 p.m., with 3 p.m. matinees on Sat, April 13, and Sun, April 14. Performances in The Playhouse on campus. Link for tickets $15.

Just weeks after leading the Furman Symphonic Winds in a performance at New York’s Carnegie Hall, Leslie W. Hicken will conduct the ensemble in its annual spring concert Fri, Apr 12, at 8 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium. The concert marks the end of Hicken’s 26-year career as Director of Furman Bands. Tickets, $10.

Furman’s SCOPES Summer Program Grandchildren in town this summer? Consider Furman University’s SCOPES Summer Program. For rising 1st – 8th graders, each weekly session features science, art, sports, music, games, and swimming – all on Furman’s pristine campus and under the supervision of certified teachers and instructors. For more information and to register online Furman Scopes Questions? Call 864-294-2381.

What’s Going on Around Greenville?
Shalomfest at Temple of Israel featuring an OLLI Recorder concert at 2:15 p.m. Enjoy this cultural celebration with music, food, art and dancing! Sun, Apr, 7th 10:30-4:30 p.m. Free admission. Info online.

Join Chautauqua to hear Furman’s Dr. Marian Strobel’s insight into Jackie Kennedy, a mysterious and private, yet public person. Tues, Apr 16 at 7 p.m., Hughes Main Library. Call 244-1499 or link here. Free!

Greenville Chorale Spring Concert, “An Orchestra of Voices!” Bing Vick conducts the 150-voice Greenville Chorale in a concert of interesting, delightful, and entertaining choral arrangements of orchestral music by Dvorak, Barber, Elgar, Bach and Rossini on Fri, April 12, 8 p.m., First Baptist Church. Featuring acclaimed Rushingbrook Childrens Choir. Discounted tickets in the OLLI office for only $24.

Join ReUNITED for a Lunch and Learn on Thurs, Apr 18, 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at the South Carolina Technology and Aviation Center. Speakers will include representatives from the South Carolina Army National Guard, Lockheed Martin and Upstate Warrior Solution. Registration and Information online HERE.

SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities hosts a solo show by photographer Armon Means, whose work considers minority identity, cultural concerns, and environmental influences. This exhibit will feature three bodies of work—”Black Bikers,” “Inclusions,” and “North American Portraits.” Means is a professor of art at Belmont University. Visitors are welcome and asked to sign in at the Visitor Center April 1 – 26 M-F, 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., SCGSAH Lipscomb Gallery, 15 University St, Greenville.

March 22,2019

OLLI NOTES March 22, 2019
The OLLI Office is open 8:30-5 Monday-Thursday, and 8:30-4 on Fridays. Our number is 864-294-2998.

We are looking for Class Liaisons for the Spring Term! If you are interested, email Pam Roberson.

Check out the NEW Spring edition of OLLILife! Find our quarterly magazine online or in the OLLI Office.

We hope you take notice of our newly cleaned carpets in the upstairs of the Herring Center. We think the carpets look great, and we need your help in maintaining their bright new look. Help us keep costs down by bringing your coffee cup with a lid from home. You are also welcome to purchase a reusable OLLI coffee cup in the OLLI Office for $12. If using one of the disposable coffee cups, please use a lid. In case of a spill, please report it to the office, so we may clean up and keep our carpet stain-free.

Are you an OLLI Member who has a current lifeguard certificate? OLLI is always looking for certified lifeguards to help with OLLI classes that meet at the PAC pool. Please contact Alise Brown or 294-2141 if you are interested in serving as a lifeguard during any of our OLLI terms.

Help a Furman student! OLLI members have worked with Dr. Michelle Horhota, Associate Dean for Mentoring and Advising, to develop a mentoring program for Furman students. The initial test was very successful for students and mentors! We are ready to expand the program with your help. If you would like to serve as a mentor for a Furman student, come to an informational meeting on Tue., March 26, 3 p.m. in room 004. Your experiences in careers, travel, and college majors are helpful to students who are making important life decisions. Reservations are helpful. For information, contact Bob McGrath or Nancy Kennedy.

Spring 2019 Registration continues online and in the office. If your statement says “Registered Not Paid,” you are registered for your classes and just need to pay for the class (cash or check) in the office.
Here are a few courses you may have missed:
CEB1716 Education in America Wed, 3:15 p.m.               RPH996 Jewish American Experience, Fri, 9 a.m.
ACM123 The Post-Apocalypse Novel, Thur, 1:30 p.m.      ACM131 Classics of World Literature, Wed, 9 a.m.

TRAVEL WITH OLLI
Only 3 spots left in OLLI’s travel adventure Americans in Paris: Finding Our Revolutionary Leaders in the City of Lights, September 24 – October 4, 2019. Participants will have an opportunity to experience a unique exploration of French history and culture (in particular the rich history between the United States and France), and, of course, fine food and accommodations. From historic homes, monuments and neighborhoods to other unique destinations you might not find on your own, this trip promises to give you your fill. View the detailed itinerary and information here. Questions? Contact Heidi Wright.

Interested in delving into the fascinating lives and history of the women who made their mark on the culture of Appalachia with beautiful Lake Junaluska as your backdrop? If so, mark your calendar as OLLI @ Furman presents Road Scholar’s The Women of Appalachia: Traditions, Stories and Song, Sunday, October 6 – Friday, October 11, 2019. There will be an informational meeting about this unique travel opportunity on Thursday, April 4 at 12:30, HC113 to learn more. Contact Heidi Wright with questions.

OLLI HAPPENINGS
Join in our Lunch and Learn Tuesdays, where community speakers present a variety of interesting topics. Free and open to the public, 12:30-1:20 p.m., HC110. Bring your lunch and enjoy! On March 26, Retired U.S. Congressman, Bob Inglis, will present Can Free Enterprise Solve Climate Change.

Four OLLI members, Gordon Dohm, Brenda Hill, Linda Hosek and Paul Woodward, have images in the Blue Ridge Art Center’s 2019 National Juried Photography Exhibition in Seneca, S.C. The juror, Sam Wang, who initiated the photography program at Clemson University and taught for more than 40 years, selected 65 images from almost 150 submitted. Congratulations to Linda Hosek, who received a $150 award for third place! Follow the link to the exhibition, which runs through Apr 25.
Check out the new Crabtree Room Photography exhibit Flora and Fauna and Baiden Art Wall Preponderance of Purple exhibit for the Spring Term. Congratulations to all participants!

OLLI members Pam Stevenson, Diana Miel, Walter Hinton and Michael Kilgore will represent OLLI @ Furman as part of Greenville Literacy Association’s Bee A Better Greenville Adult Spelling Bee on Thur, Mar 28 from 6-9 p.m. If you are interested in supporting them and GLA, tickets are $25 here. Best of luck to them!

OLLI@Furman celebrates the United Nations International Day of Happiness On Thur, Apr 4th at 3:15-4:30, HC110. OLLI instructor, Jim Nicholson will present The ‘F’ Word (But Not That One). Tom Nowlin from the Community Volunteering SIG, will tell us about great OLLI opportunities. Sign up in the office.

The Outdoor Adventure SIG is open to all who love the outdoors. The group will experience adventures such as hiking, backpacking, canoeing, kayaking, white water rafting, cycling and other activities. The initial meeting will be Apr 4 at 3:15 p.m., HC111. We will plan our first activity and will also discuss an Edisto River Treehouse excursion. Contact Allan Boyle for info. A trip meeting will be held Apr. 11@ 3:15 p.m. HC111.

The Movie SIG will meet Apr 1 at 3:15 in HC103. Contact Debbie Ahlers to reserve your spot. Watch the film on your own: The Artist (2011), a silent movie in black and white, is available on Vudu, Amazon, Google Play, and You Tube. Discussion will include movie facts and viewer reactions.

The Open Studio Studios SIG provides a welcoming place to work on your current painting and drawing projects with artists of all levels. Come join them on Fridays, 12:30 – 3 p.m., HC005. Contact Paula Winiski.

Love all things Baseball? The Talkin’ Baseball SIG offers an opportunity to share your interest in the national pastime. Stop in on Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m. in HC105

What’s Going on at Furman?
Four Furman alumni return to campus to tell their stories of leadership during times of crisis. Join us as a U.S. Ambassador, a CEO, a CIO, and a former FDIC Director talk about defeating Ebola, dismantling the school-to-prison pipeline, helping Detroit out of bankruptcy, and pulling the financial system back from the brink in 2008 on Tues, Mar 26, 7- 8:30p.m. at Younts Conference Center. Presented by The Riley Institute. Free!

William B. Gravely, professor emeritus of religion at the University of Denver and a Pickens County native, will discuss his new book about the lynching of Willie Earle Tues, Mar 26 at 7 p.m., Room 126, Plyler Hall. His lecture, “Unwanted Attention: How Greenville Handled the Willie Earle Lynching Case,” is free.

Furman University will host the United States Air Force (USAF) Heritage of America Concert Band in a performance Thurs, Apr 4, at 7:30 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium on campus. The concert is free!

What’s Going on Around Greenville?
Join Chautauqua to hear Furman’s Dr. Marian Strobel’s insight into Jackie Kennedy, a mysterious and private, yet public person. Tues, Apr 16 at 7 p.m., Hughes Main Library. Call 244-1499 or link here. Free!

Arts Aficionados this is the deal for you! Purchase your MAC ArtCard with a $50 donation to the Metropolitan Arts Council! This card entitles you to buy-1-get -1-free tickets for ONE time at each of the following venues for one year; Peace Center, Greenville Symphony, Greenville Choral, Greenville Theater, The Warehouse Theatre, Center Stage and the SC Children’s Theatre. Call 864-467-3132 or visit online.

Atlantic Institute, sponsor of our Turkish Cooking class is holding its Atlantic Peace and Dialogue Award Dinner on Thurs, Apr 11th at 6:30 at Furman’s, Younts Conference Center. Keynote Speaker, Brian Luke Seaward will present “Stand Like Mountain, Flow Like Water- Moving From Fear to Love.” Sponsor a table for $400. Individual seats will be available for $60. Contact Michael Mace for information and to reserve.

Celebrate South Carolina’s emerging young artists at Artists in Bloom on Thur, Apr 25 6-8 p.m. This dynamic experience will showcase performances and works by the talented students from the SC Governor’s School for the Arts. Guests will enjoy live music, drinks, and hors d’oeuvres. Proceeds support financial assistance for students, professional development opportunities, and special programs. Tickets here.

March 18, 2019

OLLI NOTES March 15, 2019

The OLLI Office is open 8:30-5 Monday-Thursday, and 8:30-4 on Fridays. Our number is 864-294-2998.

We are excited to welcome you to the Back to OLLI reception Thursday, March 21, 3-4:30 p.m. with New Member Orientation at 2:30 p.m. Plan to attend this to event to get parking passes, name tags, and general info prior to the first day of classes. Enjoy refreshments while catching up with your OLLI pals and meeting new members! While you are here, check out the latest photography display in the Crabtree Room. Many of the photographers will be on hand to talk with you about their work.

We are looking for Class Liaisons for the Spring Term! If you are interested in supporting our instructors in this way, email Pam Roberson. There will be a Class Liaison Info session and training Thursday, March 21, 1:30 p.m. in room 113. Consider attending to learn what is involved in this volunteer role.

Safety first! As you drive through the Furman campus, please be mindful of students, faculty and visitors crossing the street, especially on Milford Mall. Please yield to any walkers who are crossing. Remember that the campus-wide speed limit is 20 miles per hour in order to keep everyone safe.

Are you an OLLI Member who has a current lifeguard certificate? OLLI is always looking for certified lifeguards to help with OLLI classes that meet at the PAC pool. Please contact Alise Brown or 294-2141 if you are interested in serving as a lifeguard during any of our OLLI terms.

OLLI Curriculum Enhancement Grants: Have you always wanted to teach an OLLI course but need to do a little research or attend a class? Need the funds to do so? OLLI members can receive grants of up to $2000 for costs associated with developing a new course or modifying an existing one. Applications are available here or on the OLLI bulletin board. **Deadline March 22.** See Nancy Kennedy with questions.

Help a Furman student! OLLI members have worked with Dr. Michelle Horhota, Associate Dean for Mentoring and Advising, to develop a mentoring program for Furman students. The initial test was very successful for students and mentors! We are ready to expand the program with your help. If you would like to serve as a mentor for a Furman student, come to an informational meeting on Tue., March 26, 3 p.m. in room 004, Dr. Horhota will outline program guidelines and answer questions. Your experiences in careers, travel, places you’ve lived, college majors, and more are helpful to college students who are making important life decisions. Reservations are helpful. For more information, contact Bob McGrath or Nancy Kennedy.

COURSE ANNOUNCEMENTS
Course evaluation time is here—deadline Monday! You have the opportunity to provide us with feedback on each of your course experiences. This will take just 5 minutes and provide great input to your instructors. (Paper copies are available in the OLLI Office.) Following are the links to complete your evaluations online:
• To complete the general course evaluations https://furman.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8cUsKZueZe7Qn0p
• For the exercise and fitness course evaluation, https://furman.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bxU0drNkMSFB8gt
• For hobbies,art and music course evaluation, https://furman.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_003FevBmf2VflMV

Spring 2019 Registration continues online and in the office. Some classes and bonus events have filled, so consider having a backup. If you are on a waitlist, please know that we are working to see where we can add people to classes. If your statement says “Registered Not Paid,” you are registered for your classes and just need to pay for the class (cash or check) the next time you are in the office. Please keep in mind that each member may sign up for two Bonus Events. If you are on a Bonus Event waitlist, you may add one more. Here are a few courses you may have missed:
CEB1716 Education in America Wednesdays, 3:15 p.m.
ACM123 The Post-Apocalypse Novel, Thursdays, 1:30 p.m.
PPG1326 MeaningSight II: Using Quantum Consciousness to Evolve Interactions, Thur, 1:30
ACM131 Classics of World Literature, Wednesdays, 9 a.m.
HFE563 Fit and Well for Life, Fridays, 9 a.m.
RPH996 Jewish American Experience, Fridays, 9 a.m
OLLI HAPPENINGS
Let’s play Bocce! The OLLI Bocce SIG will meet on Wednesdays at 3 p.m. during the winter term, weather cooperative. Meet in the lobby or in the field across the drive where the Furman band practices. No experience or skill required. Contact Stan Klotz @ 864-431-3242 or Heidi Wright in the OLLI office @ 864-294-2997.

Discover your personal history with the Genealogy SIG. Thurs, Apr 4, 12:20, HC111. Contact Sarah Rose.
OLLI Bowling SIG resumes Monday, March 25, 12:50 p.m. The league will last 8 weeks. Teams will be created based upon number of participants and will bowl three games each week. Weekly fees are approximately $10. On March 25 there will be an organizational meeting at 12:30, followed by league play. We meets at Bowlero, Greenville (formerly AMF Star Lanes). Contact Mike Halloran.

What’s Going on at Furman?
Furman University Professor, Dr. Cynthia King will join Chautuaqua Tues, March 19 at 7 p.m. to discuss Malcolm X and the “Revolution of the Mind” that drastically changed his life from a criminal with an 8th grade education into a powerful intellectual. Hughes Library, Greenville. Call 244-1499 or visit here. Free!

Enjoy the Furman University Men’s and Women’s chorale concert on Tues, Mar 19, 8 p.m. at Daniel Memorial Chapel. Event is FREE!

Reclaimed Book Signing on Tues, Mar 19 at 5:30 p.m. at the Furman Bookstore with author, woodworker, and criminal justice reform advocate Jerry Blassingame.

What’s Going on Around Greenville?
Fascinated by local history? Did you know Christ Church Episcopal used to be called the “snap bean church” or that parishioners used to rent their own pews? Learn more at the Historic Church Tour, Saturday, Mar 16, 9-10 a.m. Get answers to questions, learn about the history and architecture of Christ Church, and hear the fabulous organ. Event is free and open to the public. Learn more here or email Brittany Hoots.

Carolina Music Museum will present a performance of the story “Silence: Adventures of a Medieval Warrior Woman” by nationally recognized storyteller Dolores Hydock, accompanied by the medieval music trio PanHarmonium on Sun, Mar 17, 3:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online.

Join Chautauqua and Furman’s Dr. Cynthia King Tuesday, March 19 at 7:00 pm to discuss Malcolm X and the “Revolution of the Mind” that drastically changed his life from a criminal with an 8th grade education into one the most powerful intellectuals in American history. Hughes Main Library, downtown Greenville. Call 244-1499 or visit HistoryComesAlive.org Free!

Let’s Dance! Come with or without a partner to the Legionnaire Square Dance Club’s FREE Square Dance class on Thurs., Mar 21, 7-9 p.m. Weekly classes will begin on Thurs., Mar 28, 7-9 p.m. for $6 per person/per week. Landmark Hall, Taylors. Call Sharon at 864-207-8195 or Marshall at 864-630-0591 with questions.

Just Faith Greenville will be hosting an inspiring evening addressing the Greenville affordable housing crisis, Housing Our Neighbors on Thurs, Mar 28, 6-8 p.m. Free and open to the public, register here

Grandchildren visiting for Spring Break? The Upcountry History Museum will explore writer illustrator Jerry Pinkney’s connection with literature and his creation of the images that bring life to a story when it hosts the Jerry Pinkney: Imaginings exhibition. The exhibit’s immersive portion invites visitors to enter a world of literacy adventures as they step into the pages of Jerry Pinkney’s books. Interactive experiences and themed reading environments take visitors on a journey through the world of classic and contemporary literature including The Jungle Book, Gulliver’s Travels, Puss in Boots, The Little Match Girl, John Henry, The Ugly Duckling and many more. Designed for children ages 2-10. Exhibit will be Feb 23- May 26. Information HERE.
Arts Aficionados this is the deal for you! Purchase your MAC ArtCard with a $50 donation to the Metropolitan Arts Council! This card entitles you to buy-1-get -1-free tickets for ONE time at each of the following venues for one year; Peace Center, Greenville Symphony, Greenville Choral, Greenville Theater, The Warehouse Theatre, Center Stage and the SC Children’s Theatre. Call 864-467-3132 or visit online.

March 8, 2019

OLLI NOTES March 8, 2019

The OLLI Office is open 8:30-5 Monday-Thursday, and 8:30-4 on Fridays. Our number is 864-294-2998.

Spring 2019 Registration continues online and in the office. Some classes and bonus events have filled, so consider having a backup. If you are on a waitlist, please know that we are working to see where we can add people to classes. If your statement says “Registered Not Paid,” you are registered for your classes and just need to pay for the class (cash or check) the next time you are in the office. Please keep in mind that each member may sign up for two Bonus Events. If you are on a Bonus Event waitlist, you may add one more.

Spring Cleaning for the Herring Center Carpets! Please note this will be on Fri, Mar 15 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Course evaluation time is here! You have the opportunity to provide us with feedback on each of your course experiences. This online evaluation will take 5 minutes and provide great input to your instructors. (Paper copies are available in the OLLI Office.) Following are the links to complete your evaluations online:
• To complete the general course evaluations https://furman.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8cUsKZueZe7Qn0p
• For the exercise and fitness course evaluation, https://furman.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bxU0drNkMSFB8gt
• For hobbies,art and music course evaluation, https://furman.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_003FevBmf2VflMV

OLLI Curriculum Enhancement Grants: Have you always wanted to teach an OLLI course but need to do a little research or attend a class? Need the funds to do so? OLLI members can receive grants of up to $2000 for costs associated with developing a new course or modifying an existing one. Applications are available here or on the OLLI bulletin board. Deadline March 22. See Nancy Kennedy with questions.

COURSE ANNOUNCEMENTS
Mon., March 11
All Monday Classes will meet unless otherwise noted by instructor.

Aqua Fitness
9-10 a.m.

Tues., March 12

Aquacize
9-10 a.m.

Who Doesn’t Like Magic?1:30-3:00pm HC113

The New Normal
3:15-4:45 p.m.
HC110

Wed., March 13

Lightroom/Photoshop
10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. HC111

Charismatic Leaders
10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. HC105

Historical Memory Revisited HC110
10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Aging Mastery HC004
10:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.

Foundations of Investing HC004 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Psychological Disorders
3:15-4:45 p.m. HC111
Residential Landscape 3:15 4:45 p.m. HC105

Thurs., March 14
Aquacize
9:00-10:30 a.m.

Winter Nights are Made for Writing
10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
HC105

Fri., March 15
Herring Center Carpets Cleaned
10a.m.-5 p.m.

READ AND EXPLORE WITH OLLI
It’s not too late to pick up a copy of our selection, Denise Kiernan’s The Last Castle! There is a plentiful supply of copies waiting to be borrowed in the office. Pick one up today! If you have finished your copy, please return it to the office.

OLLI HAPPENINGS
Check out the Woodcarving class pieces created by OLLI members on display in the Manly Lobby!

Parlez-vous Francais? The French SIG will meet on Thursdays at 3:00p.m., HC003 for the Spring 19 term.

Discover your personal history with the Genealogy SIG. Thurs, Apr 4, 12:20, HC111. Contact Heidi Wright.

Let’s play Bocce! The OLLI Bocce SIG will meet on Wednesdays at 3 p.m. during the winter term, weather cooperative. Meet in the lobby or in the field across the drive where the Furman band practices. No experience or skill required. Contact Stan Klotz @ 864-431-3242 or Heidi Wright in the OLLI office @ 864-294-2997.

OLLI Bowling SIG will resume the bowling league on Mon, Mar 25@12:50 p.m. The league will last 8 weeks, throughout the semester. Teams will be created based upon number of participants and will bowl three games each week. Weekly fees are approximately $10. On Mar 25 there will be an organizational meeting at 12:30, followed by league play. SIG meets at Bowlero, Greenville (formerly AMF Star Lanes.) Contact Mike Halloran.

Check out the OLLI@Furman Facebook page for updates, pictures and topical content!

What’s Going on at Furman?
The Furman Singers will wrap up their annual spring tour with two concerts on the Furman University campus Mon, Mar 11, and Tues, Mar 12, at 8 p.m., Daniel Memorial Chapel. For information about the concerts, contact the Furman Music or call 864-294-2086. Purchase tickets by phone or through Eventbrite.

Enjoy the Furman Symphonic Winds Concert Fri, Mar 15 @ 8 p.m. McAlister Auditorium, $5 at the door.

Reclaimed Book Signing on Tues, Mar 19 at 5:30 p.m. at the Furman Bookstore with author, woodworker, and criminal justice reform advocate Jerry Blassingame.

“Knowing in Part,” exhibition by Aaron Collier, assistant professor in the Newcomb Art Department at Tulane University, will be on display Thurs., Feb. 28, through Thurs,, Mar 28, in Thompson Gallery of the Roe Art Building on campus. Free and open to the public, presented by the Furman University Department of Art. Thompson Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Find more information on Aaron Collier here.

What’s Going on Around Greenville?
Music on Sunday Concert Series presented by The Temple of Israel will feature Wendy Jones performing “Everything is Rosie” – A Tribute to Rosemary Clooney on Sun, March 10th at 3 p.m. as the finale to the 2018/2019 series. Enjoy all of your favorite Rosemary Clooney songs performed by Wendy and her trio of musicians. Find more information here. Tickets $20 at the door

The Guild of the Greenville Symphony is excited to announce the theme of their fundraiser to benefit the Greenville Symphony Orchestra on, Sat, Mar 9, 7-10:00 p.m. at Zen (924 S.Main Street, Greenville). Visit Here! “Carnivale” will be an event to remember with entertainment including an aerial dancer, juggler, magicians and more. Admission is $125 per person including valet parking, open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and dancing.

Grandchildren visiting for Spring Break? The Upcountry History Museum will explore writer illustrator Jerry Pinkney’s connection with literature and his creation of the images that bring life to a story when it hosts the Jerry Pinkney: Imaginings exhibition. The exhibit’s immersive portion invites visitors to enter a world of literacy adventures as they step into the pages of Jerry Pinkney’s books. Interactive experiences and themed reading environments take visitors on a journey through the world of classic and contemporary literature including The Jungle Book, Gulliver’s Travels, Puss in Boots, The Little Match Girl, John Henry, The Ugly Duckling and many more. Designed for children ages 2-10. Exhibit will be Feb 23- May 26. Information HERE.
Let’s Dance! Come with or without a partner to the Legionnaire Square Dance Club’s FREE Square Dance class on Thurs., Mar 21, 7-9 p.m. Weekly classes will begin on Thurs., Mar 28, 7-9 p.m. for $6 per person/per week. Landmark Hall, 156 Landmark Drive, Taylors. Call Sharon Sellman at 864-207-8195 or Marshall Gaddy at 864-630-0591 with questions.

Momentum Bike Clubs is holding an awards dinner on Thurs, April 11. Momentum Bike Clubs is an organization that creates uplifting mentoring relationships with underserved youth, using bicycling as a platform. Tony Elliot, co-offensive coordinator for the National Champion Clemson Tigers, will be keynote speaker, sharing his own story of overcoming childhood trauma to become a key part of Clemson’s rise to the top of college football. Contact OLLI Member Tom Johnson.