Every semester, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at WMU offers a number of events where members and instructors are able to meet and talk in an informal atmosphere.

Save the date

OLLI at WMU Fall Kickoff Ice Cream Social

Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2-4 p.m.
Centerpoint Church
2345 N.  10th St., Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Parking is located on the south side of the church


RSVP for fall kick off event


This is your chance to:

  • Bring a non-member and introduce them to OLLI.

  • Talk with instructors of fall courses.

  • Socialize with other OLLI participants.

  • Discover the fall OLLI trips.

  • Hear from the League of Women Voters on the importance of your participation in the November election.

  • Visit committee tables and learn how your time, even 2 hours a month, can contribute to OLLI's success.

  • Enjoy some ice cream (or snacks if you don’t like ice cream) and beverages.

  • Donate supplies to the Kalamazoo Literacy Council:

    • Composition notebooks

    • Loose leaf paper – standard ruled

    • Manila folders

    • #2 Pencils

    • Ballpoint pens

    • Highlighters

    • Pencil cases

    • Daily planners (2019 or 2018/2019)

    • Dictionaries Merriam Webster or similar college-level paper-back

    • Dividers

    • 2-pocket folders

    • Dividers for binders

    • Binders 1” or 2” preferred

    • Flash drives

    • Dry erase markers ​

Bring your friends, relatives and neighbors to this fun event. Click the yellow RSVP button above to register. It’s free, but reservations are required. 

OLLI at WMU Annual Membership Meeting

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2-4 p.m.
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
314 S. Park St., Kalamazoo, MI 49009
In addition to the annual business meeting and the election of Advisory Board members, we have speakers from the Seita Scholarship program at WMU. Keep track of updates and more information in your OLLI newsletter.


Check back to this webpage for more information and updates on upcoming OLLI at WMU events.