Worldview Trip for OLLI Members
This Year, We're Staying in the USA
At a Glance .... Memphis — home of the blues, birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll — beckons you to experience its panorama of history heritage and culture, and discover what makes it special from the local experts who really know the city’s soul. Experience Memphis’ outstanding museums, beautiful parks, and the distinctive architecture of its churches and old mansions. Take field trips to iconic places like Beale Street, Graceland and Sun Studios, and hear the music that reflects Memphis.
• Learn the story of Memphis blues and delve into the lives of legends from the “Father of the Blues” W. C. Handy to “The King” Elvis Presley.
• Feast on delicious local cuisine including a visit to BB King’s Blues Club for delicious ribs.
• Visit the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel to trace events of the movement and Dr. King’s assassination.
How To Register by Phone
Call (800) 322-5315. Reference Program #12347, “Signature City Memphis: Magic on the Mississippi”
from November 13 to November 18, 2022
Mention you are an OLLI at University of Denver member.
How To Register by Online
• Go to www.roadscholar.org/12347
• On the Dates & Prices tab, find the date: November 13 to 18, 2022.
Download this flier for full details!
Worldview Trip for OLLI Members- 2023
Still Staying in the USA
OLLI @ DU is thrilled to offer a wonderful opportunity with Road Scholar, the Civil Rights tour.
An Exclusive Learning Adventure for Members of OLLI at DU Program # 22657 – The Civil Rights Movement: Atlanta, Montgomery, Selma, Birmingham
Sunday, March 19 to Sunday, March 26, 2023
Program Overview: Journey south into the heart of the civil rights movement to gain a deeper understanding of the historic and continued struggle for racial equality in the United States. Follow in the footsteps of the venerable Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legendary marches, and hear the moving story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery bus boycott. Walk across the Selma Bridge with an activist who took part in the peaceful protest that devolved into unforgivable violence known as “Bloody Sunday.” Pay homage at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church as you learn the story of the victims of the 1963 KKK bombing. Study how these catalysts ignited a movement that would define this pivotal moment in American history, and discuss how they echo through the racial climate in America today.Program Prices:• Double Occupancy: $2,449• Single Occupancy: $3,129Accommodations:Hyatt Place Buckhead Atlanta, Atlanta, 3 nights • Stylish and modern hotel with many amenities.Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa, Montgomery, 2 nights • Modern, luxury hotel centrally located in Alabama’s capital city.Hampton Inn & Suites Birmingham-Downtown-Tutwiler, Birmingham, 2 nights • Experience traditional southern elegance by combining history and distinctive style with a modern downtown setting.Activity Level:On Your Feet – This programs involves walking up to two miles daily over uneven terrain. Standing for lectures in museums up to an hour. Some historical structures have stairs/no elevator.Program Prices Include:
Registration is open for the OLLI DU Civil Rights Tour., join other OLLI DU members for this wonderful trip.To enroll by telephone: Please call Road Scholar toll free at (800) 322-5315, reference Civil Rights Program # 22657 starting on March 19, 2023 and note you are an OLLI-Denver Member.To enroll on-line: Please click the link below, scroll down to the March 19, 2023 start date. Enter the code – 22657 – press the RED Go button and follow the prompts to enroll:
- 7 nights of accommodations
- 17 meals (7 B, 5 L, 5 D)
- 5 expert-led lectures
- 15 expert-led field trip
- 2 performances
- Group travel and transfers throughout the program
- A Group Leader to accompany you throughout the program to handle all logistics
- Customary gratuities, taxes and destination fees
- The Road Scholar Assurance Plan, including 24-hour assistance for medical and other emergencies