In addition to taking OLLI classes, you can join us for variety of events and travel opportunities. Membership is required to take advantage of OLLI's extraordinary events and adventures.
Latest Special Event
History Hayrack Tours
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Pioneers Park Nature Center, 3201 S. Coddington Ave. Meet in the parking lot.
$10 per person
Enjoy an afternoon hayrack ride tour of Pioneers Park and learn some of the history of the area. Pioneers Park is a large and beautiful park that has over 1,200 acres of prairie, woodland and wetland habitats. Betty Orr, teacher and naturalist at Pioneers Park Nature Center,will share some of the unique history of the site and how it came to be the popular park that it is today. Participants will meet in the parking lot and travel by a tractor-driven hayrack through Pioneers Park and will experience the beauty and wonder of the park.
Visions of Nebraska: Autumn in Northeastern Nebraska
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 to Friday, October 20, 2017
The rolling landscape of northeast Nebraska contrasted with the fertile river bottom crop lands, add up to a spectacular autumn experience. Join your OLLI friends as we explore the region in this third and final travel salute celebrating Nebraska’s 150th birthday. Our destinations are diverse, focusing on some of the colorful history, cultural diversity and landscapes that uniquely describe northeast Nebraska. We’ll visit the John G. Neihardt Center, Ponca State Park, Ho-Chunk Village, Bluebird Nursery, Silver Hills Winery, Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park, Steamship Bertrand Museum, Dakota Bend National Refuge and Genoa Indian School Museum.
$548 per person for shared accommodations $670 per person for single accommodations
Reservation deadline: September 15, 2017
Although the reservation deadline is September 15, this tour may reach maximum capacity much earlier. Therefore, early registration is encouraged to guarantee space on the tour. September 15 is also the deadline for cancellation and a full refund. Once the tour registrations reach capacity, interested individuals will be placed on a reserve list.