Since 2007

OLLI at the U of A offers a variety of courses and special events to its members in a lively learning environment to explore intellectual and cultural topics of interest, share their experiences and talents, and make new friends.

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Where seasoned adults meet to explore intellectual
& cultural topics and share talents & experiences

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Catalog of Classes and Events

Cover of Spring 2018 OLLI catalogOur current catalog offers classes that run through the season. Some are single events like lectures or day hikes, and others run weekly or monthly. Each quarter sees both recurring courses and lots of new topics by expert instructors from the community. Printed copies of the spring publication will be available January 21st in the NWA Democrat Gazette in all of Washington and Benton counties as well as the Ft. Smith area. You can also get a copy, at no charge, here on our website, the NWA-DG website or at several locations including Butterfield Trail Village and the Fayetteville Public Library.