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Chapter News

Most courses begin the week of February 19 and end by March 31, 2018. Some courses run for eight weeks. If a course skips a date or has a schedule change, it will be noted in the course description. Registration is open.


Changes to the spring 2018 bulletin are listed posted below.


Azaleas & Crape Myrtles Plus: Coordinator, Jack Carmena’s phone number is 225-924-9925

Ballet & More for Fun & Fitness: Location address is The Dancers’ Workshop, 10745 Linkwood Court, Baton Rouge

Ballet & More for Fun & Fitness: New coordinator is Neil Ann Parks, 225-756-3352

Great Decisions 2018 – BUMC: Course code is OLGRDEC.(7)

Great Decisions 2018 – St. James Place: Course code is OLJGRD.(5)


The History of Medicine in Louisiana: Course code is OLHML.(6)


An Introduction to the Religions of India: Jainism, Hinduism & Buddhism: New coordinator is John Radford, 225-752-3039

Let's Laugh (Again!):  New coordinator is Donni Shields, 225-246-8486


Louisiana’s Music & the Artists Who Created It: New coordinator is JoAnn Fryling, 225-921-4149


The Mississippi River: New coordinator is JoAnn Fryling, 225-921-4149


Religions of the Far East & the Near East: New coordinator is Jan Radford, 225-752-3039


Special Topics in Marine Biology: New coordinator is Cathy Hansen, 225-603-5357

Tai Chi at Williamsburg Senior Living Community - OLTBW.(2) The course time has been changed to 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. but will still meet on Wednesdays & Fridays.


As always, please check the OLLI at LSU website under specific course listings frequently for updates and changes to courses.


Encourage your friends to join OLLI! Encourage your OLLI friends to register early, since all courses are subject to cancellation for low enrollment.


Click here for current course list for all chapters.

Click here to view the Lagniappe Chapter bylaws (updated on June 18, 2015).

Member Forms

Medical Contact Form

Each member must have a Medical Contact Form on hand when attending an OLLI at LSU field trip. Place the completed form in a sealed envelope and keep it on you to ensure your medical information is readily available in an emergency situation. This policy is designed to ensure your safety while also protecting your privacy. Click here for a copy of the form.


Carpool Form

Members who transport other members in their personal vehicles should fill out and submit a Certificate of Privately Owned Automobiles prior to the field trip or other OLLI outing. By submitting this form, members certify they have appropriate liability insurance.