Shared Interest Group Open House

  • Tuesday, May 18, 2021
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Online via Zoom


  • Zoom link will be sent to all registrants.

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You're invited to OLLI's FREE

Shared Interest Group
Open House

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 3pm Eastern

Online via Zoom ~ Click here to RSVP to attend

One of OLLI's best kept secrets are our shared interest groups, free and exclusively for OLLI at BCC members. Whether you are brand new to OLLI at BCC or a seasoned member of our learning community, you'll enjoy hearing from the leaders of our shared interest groups (SIGS)member-organized peer-led discussion and activity groups that all OLLI at BCC members are invited to join.  You'll learn more about our current groups, and how you can start one of your own!

The leaders of the following OLLI at BCC shared interest groups will be on hand and sharing information on their groups. It's a great way to find one for yourself! Click on the names for further information, including how to join. 

Changing the Culture of Ageism

 Join a group of people who want to change the culture of aging. Check out the winter/spring online lecture series they organized here.

Contemporary Gender Roles
Explore and discuss current and future changes in gender roles in the families that our grandchildren will be creating and the changing roles of men and women.

Downhill Ski Group (seasonal) 
Recreational skiing with others for fun and safety. 

Foreign Language Films 

Join OLLI members for monthly viewings of the world's greatest films, with animated discussion to follow.

French Conversation
Parlez-vous fran├žais? Would you like to practice your French with others in a relaxed setting? Meet up in informal settings for French conversation with other OLLI members.  

Happy Needlers & Hookers: A Needlework Group

Do you enjoy knitting, crocheting, embroidery or other forms of needlework in good company? This group is forming just in time for a cozy winter. 

Murder, Mystery & Mayhem: A Book Group
If you love reading mystery novels, this group is for you. Books will be chosen from award winning American and international novels by SIG members. Members will take turns facilitating discussions. Meetings are held the fourth Monday of every month at 1:30pm online. 

Play Reading
Love theatre, reading plays together and enjoying the Berkshire theatre scene? Join us!

Poetry Reading 

Join with other OLLI members to read and discuss great poems. 

Poetry Writing 

Share poetry you've written with other OLLI members.

Online via Zoom ~ Click here to RSVP to attend

Questions? Contact us at or 413.236.2190 (Mondays through Fridays, 9am - 4 pm EDT). We look forward to seeing you online!

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