seniors learning at OLLI and Eckerd Colleges

Classes for Adult Learners

At OLLI at Eckerd College in Palm Harbor

You’re never too old to learn something new!

Seniors are invited to an Open House event to be able to learn more about the educational and social opportunities that are available for them through OLLI and Eckerd Colleges in Palm Harbor. They will be able to see for themselves the life-enriching offerings of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Eckerd College now available e in Palm Harbor during the program’s annual open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30.

The event will take place at 1500 16th Street, Palm Harbor. Pre-registered guests will be able to enjoy light refreshments as OLLI instructors and staff preview the winter 2019 course and trip opportunities. OLLI is a non-profit, educational chapter organization, based at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg with a supporting north county location in Palm Harbor. The Palm Harbor branch of Eckerd College

Designed for adult learners across Pinellas County, OLLI offers a wide variety of classes, ranging from the arts to world events, social science to health, government to foreign languages, biographies to history, travel to Florida studies, film and television to science and technology, and more. There are no tests, no homework, no attendance, and no grades, and formal education level does not matter.

Open house attendees will also learn about OLLI’s special events, trips, volunteer opportunities, and friendships for life-long learners. On-the-spot registrations and information about membership benefits including discounted tickets for National Live Theatre, Metropolitan Opera and the Bolshoi Ballet at Eckerd College will be available on site. Retirees and semi-retirees are encouraged to attend, bring their friends, and expect to make new ones!

This event is free and open to the public, but online registration is required. Just click on the Open House icon on our home page: Seniors unable to attend the November 30 open house should visit to get more information or to obtain a course catalog.

Palm Harbor Location

OLLI at Eckerd College in North Pinellas County, located at the Centre of Palm Harbor, at 1500 16th Street, Palm Harbor, FL 34683 is west of U.S. Highway 19 and north of Nebraska Ave. In Palm Harbor, OLLI programs are typically held Tuesdays through Thursdays in the mornings and afternoons. For more information, visit the course catalog online and review the Palm Harbor (PH) location listings at

About OLLI at Eckerd College

Each year OLLI provides more than 400 affordable and intellectually stimulating classes, special interest groups, local and international trips at multiple locations to expand and enrich the lives of its members in Pinellas County.  The annual OLLI membership is $59 per person and provides class and trip discounts as well as many other community benefits, including discounted tickets to many cultural programs.  Non-OLLI members are welcomed to participate in all classes and activities with advance registration. Most program fees vary from $10 – $45 for OLLI members ($25 – $60 for non-members) and range from single-session programs offered for one to two hours in a morning or afternoon to ones that have several session dates.