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OLLI has several social and special interest groups (SIGs) and committees that will be on-hand at OLLI Day. Stop by the tent to learn more about their activities!

Social and Special Interest Groups Exhibiting at OLLI Day

  • The OLLI hiking group in Black Moshannon State ParkBikingThe OLLI Biking Group rides throughout Pennsylvania and occasionally beyond. Rides are 20 to 30 miles per day and participants are responsible for their own transportation and expenses.
  • HikingThe Hiking Group takes weekly hikes on Fridays. The hikes are typically 3–7 miles and are primarily within a 20-mile radius of the State College/Bellefonte area.
  • PhotographyMembers learn from one another and from invited guest presenters about techniques that will improve their photographic abilities. Activities include photography field trips and visits to exhibits about photography.
  • Writers GroupThe Writers Group welcomes writers of all genres and skill levels to share their writing. The group meets from 10:00 a.m. to noon on the second Friday of each month.
  • Book Club
    OLLI’s nonfiction book club meets from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month.
  • Lunch Group
    The Lunch Group meets for lunch on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations in the State College area.
  • Singles Supper Group
    Once a month, treat yourself to dinner at a restaurant while meeting new friends who are also single. 
  • Traveling Lunch Bunch
    Join other OLLI members each month to taste the fare of restaurants located outside the State College/Bellefonte area.

Committees Exhibiting at OLLI Day

  • Group of adults outside wearing orange shirts.Membership CommitteeThis committee develops and implements marketing and promotional strategies to increase OLLI’s membership, enhance public awareness of OLLI’s mission, welcome new members, and build a sense of community among members.
  • Social CommitteeThe Social Committee plans a variety of social events for OLLI members.
  • Travel CommitteeShare your love of travel with others! This committee is responsible for planning, promoting, and leading a variety of OLLI trips.

Sponsors Exhibiting at OLLI Day

  • Juniper Village
  • Penn State’s Center for Healthy Aging
  • The Village at Penn State
  • WPSU

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