Fall 2019 Lecture Series


Lectures are held in the Spring Valley Building, 4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW, in Room A off the lobby on the first floor.

Reservations Required

Due to limited seating, reservations are required to attend lectures. Reservations can be made through the OLLI website's events calendar: https://olli-dc.org/events

Member Reservations: We e-mail the registration link to current members at 8:30 AM on the Tuesday preceding the next week’s lecture(s). It will not be visible on the website's events calendar at this time. The only way to access the link is through the e-mail sent to members.

Non-Member Reservations: We make the registration link visible on the website events calendar at 8:30 AM on the Wednesday preceding the next week’s lecture(s).

Each registrant may reserve one seat. Your name must be on the list of registrants to enter the lecture and you must be in your seat five minutes before the lecture starts to guarantee your seat.


The Fall 2019 Lecture Series will be announced in September.  All fall lectures are on Fridays from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM.

OLLI does not endorse any of the viewpoints expressed by the speakers in its series.

We thank the Lecture Committee and all those who suggested and contacted speakers:
Paul Brown, Lesley Diaz (Staff Liaison), Chuck Edson,
Judith Havemann (Co-Chair), Lynne Heneson, Jeanne Kent, Mark Nadel (Co-Chair), Stan Newman, Diane Renfroe, Richard Ringell, Delbert Spurlock, and Ray Squitieri.