Join us for these free member events
Open to current OLLI members and a guest. Some events require registration. Please check each event for details. A parking permit is always required on campus. If you purchased a quarterly permit, you may use that. Otherwise, please purchase a daily permit in the kiosk in the parking lot.
There are more than 40 world class wineries less than 90 minutes from the Coachella Valley, in Temecula. Come and learn about one of the state’s most exciting, fastest-growing, and little-known wine regions. You can taste award-winning Temecula wines and gain unique insight into one of the world’s up-and-coming wine regions.
Temecula Wines Event Information & Registration
A Unique Story & Tour: Our Palm Desert Campus
The CSUSB Palm Desert Campus is the only public university campus in the nation to be built exclusively through private donations. Coachella Valley residents, foundations and desert cities contributed over $45 million to construct the first four buildings on the Palm Desert Campus. Come and hear the story from Dick Oliphant, who helped make it happen, and meet the students who study here today.
PDC Campus Tour Event Information & Registration
Hiking the Coachella Valley
If you've ever had an interest in the many benefits of hiking, this presentation is for you! Learn all about the fastest growing outdoor activity in America. This lecture and slide show will cover the health and wellness aspects of hiking, along with the practical considerations of equipment, trails, weather, flora, fauna, local history, geology, and resources.
Hiking the Coachella Valley Event Information & Registration
Music for the Movies: The Hollywood Sound
This educational and entertaining documentary provides an overview of the Golden Age of Hollywood film music. Explore the music and the composers behind such classics as Gone with the Wind; Casablanca; Adventures of Robin Hood; and more. Examine the complex relationship between image and music in cinema, going behind the scenes, onto the sound stages and mixing rooms to bring the story of movie music to life.
Music for the Movies: The Hollywood Sound Event Information & Registration