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Osher Member Events

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UNM offers regular educational and social events on varied topics. Admission is free to Osher Members.

Unless otherwise specified, you do not have to register or R.S.V.P., only present your current Osher Membership card for entry to these and other wonderful Member’s-Only Events.

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Osher Member Events

Admission is Free for Osher Members. These events are a wonderful way to introduce a friend, family member or colleague to the value of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of New Mexico.

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October 2016


Secrets of Survival and Fur, Feathers and Scales: Adventures at the Albuquerque Bio Park

Instructor: Lisa Hada

When: Monday, October 17 (10:00am-Noon)

Where: UNM Continuing Education, South Building


Final Wishes, Final Words: Your Funeral, Your Way

Instructors: Mark Ballard & Aubrey Hovey

When: Tuesday, October 25 (1:00-3:00pm)

Where: UNM Continuing Education

November 2016


David Bowie: A Retrospective

Instructor: Jane Ellen

When: Thursday, November 17 (3:30-5:30pm)

Where: Del Webb Alegria Active Adult Community

January 2017


A Taste of Osher at Del Webb

When: Thursday, January 12 (10:00am-Noon)

Where: Del Webb Alegria Active Adult Community


Legislative Advocacy and You

Instructor: Fran Ahern Smith DNSc

When: Thursday, January 12 (2:00-4:00pm)

Where: UNM Continuing Education

February 2017


Maximilian and Carlota in Mexico

Instructor: John Bratzel, PhD

When: Monday, February 20 (10:00am-Noon)

Where: UNM Continuing Education


The Value of the Living Will

Instructor: Walter Forman, MD

When: Monday, February 27 (3:00-5:00pm)

Where: UNM Continuing Education


Osher at the Movies: Love Gone Wrong… A Celebration of Heartache in Cinema

Instructor: Walter Forman, MD

When: Various Times Throughout February

Where: UNM Continuing Education

March 2017


Exploring and Making the Most of your Public Library System

Instructors: Anne E. Lefkofsky, Eileen M. O’Connell, Lisa K. Kindrick

When: Thursday, March 9 (3:30-5:30pm)

Where: UNM Continuing Education

Apr 2017


Having the Conversation... Who, How and When?

Instructors: Revathi A. Davidson, MA & Joan McIver Gibson, PhD

When: Tuesday, April 4 (1:00-3:00pm)

Where: UNM Continuing Education


How to do Genetic Genealogy Correctly? (A workshop on Family History)

Instructor: Angelo Cervantes

When: Friday, April 21 (3:30-5:30pm)

Where: UNM Continuing Education

Do you have an idea for a future Osher Membership Event? Contact Maralie BeLonge at 505-277-6179 or