Social Events and Special Interest Groups

Keep informed, entertained, and connected to OLLI through fun social and cultural experiences. Join the social activities and special interest groups to connect outside the classroom, continue learning from peers and grow lifelong friendships! Social events are open to anyone who would like to attend, however, special interest groups are often exclusively for OLLI members. Join our email list or visit our Facebook page for announcements about monthly events.

Monthly Social Outings

Lunch with Authors and Others

WHEN: The third Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: San Miguel Mexican Grill & Bar (3722 N Front St, Fayetteville, AR 72703)
Each month an author or other interesting speaker will give a short program followed by conversation at enriching, informative and convivial luncheons. This dutch-treat lunch is open to OLLI members and anyone else who is interested. An RSVP is requested at least three days in advance.

Happy Hour

WHEN: Final Thursday of each month from 5-7 p.m.
WHERE: Locations vary. Join our email list to receive location announcements.
Connect with new and old friends at our fun filled happy hour gatherings! An RSVP is requested at least three days in advance. You can RSVP here.

Special Interest Groups

Nonfiction Book Club

WHEN: The first Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Rolling Hills Baptist Church
If you enjoy reading good books and discussing it among like minded readers then this is the group for you! Group members choose the books and discuss how it relates to real world events.

Current Events Interest Group

When: Final Friday of each month
Where: Sign up for our e-newsletters for location, announcements and to RSVP.
What’s the news today? Join this group once a month to discuss interesting, controversial, newsworthy and even fun topics that are the news of today. Group members, on a volunteer basis, choose, present, and facilitate discussion on topics of local, state, national and international interest.

OLLI at the Movies

WHEN: 1st and 3rd Friday of each month from 11 :00 a.m. – 1 :00 p.m.
WHERE: Grand Village at Clear Creek – Theatre & Performance Hall (1998 W Grand Blvd, Fayetteville, AR 72704)
If you enjoy the big screen then don’t miss out on these FREE movie showings twice each month. Movies range from mad-cap comedies to more recent feature films. The movies and popcorn are provided, just bring a drink, sit back and enjoy the show!