Institute for Lifelong Learners
Membership is $40 per person per semester (Fall, Spring), $30 for the Summer semester, or $99 per year.
- Unlimited use of Wellness Center
- Unlimited WaLLI courses
- Seminars from Community partners
- Social luncheons
- WaLLI T-shirt (with one-year membership)
Upcoming WaLLi Schedule
Spring 2019 WaLLi Schedule
The Wallace State Lifelong Learning Institute (WaLLi) is open to area residents aged 50 and over. Registration is $99 for the year (beginning in August) or $40 for the Spring semester.
Semester – long Activities
Exercise Class M, W, F 8 – 9 am Wellness Center
Volleyball M, W, F 8 – 10 am Wellness Center
Stretch Class M, W 9:30 – 10:15 am Wellness Center (Class begins Jan. 23)
WaLLi Walkers Thursday 8 – 9 am Coliseum
Book Club (1/18, 2/15, 3/15, 4/26) 9:30 am WaLLi Classroom (WC 111)
Game Days (1/28, 2/25, 4/22) 10 am WaLLi Classroom (WC 111)
Movie Days (1/30, 2/27, 4/24) 1 – 3 pm AVC Theatre
Bunco (1/14, 2/11, 3/11, 4/8) 1 pm WaLLi Classroom (WC 111)
Living Well Series
Herbs for Natural Beauty
Monday, May 6, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., WaLLi Classroom, Wellness Center
Learn to prepare your own herbal cleanser and moisturizer using Rosemary Gladstar’s famous recipes.
Classes for Crafters, Artists, and Cooks
Easter Décor Art Classes
Class A: Tuesday, April 16, 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m., WaLLi Classroom, Wellness Center
Class B: Wednesday, April 17, 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m., WaLLi Classroom, Wellness Center
One of our favorite crafters, Baylee Johnson of Just Crafting Around, will show you how to create door or wall hangings to bring in the holiday season. The $10 fee includes the wooden cutout of your choice, all supplies, instruction, finishing ribbon/bow and hanger. Each class is limited to 20 participants
Activities for Foodies
WaLLi Lunch Bunch
Meals at your expense, meet at restaurant:
WSCC Culinary Arts Cafeteria, Wednesday, April 10, 11 a.m.
Bring your special dish to share in these delicious lunches. Each one has a theme so try to bring something that would go with those types of foods.
Bailey Center, 12th floor, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Bring Your Best, Wednesday, May 8
Bring whatever you think is your special dish that you make the best. We will register for summer activities at the luncheon.
Technology & Other Classes
Small Engine Repair
Tuesdays, Feb, 5, March 5, April 2, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Jack Hopper Nursery Building
Isn’t it frustrating when you are ready to weed-eat or play lumberjack and your equipment doesn’t work? This three-part workshop will help you learn basic troubleshooting and repairs for small engines (weed eaters, chain saws, lawnmowers, etc.). Class limited to 20 participants. Instructor: Jason Bynum
Getting to Know Your Engine (February 5)
We will show you how to decipher an Owner’s Manual, review safety, and learn basic terminology and engine parts. If you have a manual for the equipment you want to repair bring it with you to the class.
Troubleshooting (March 5)
In this session we will work on determining the issue(s) that require repair, parts and tools needed, and get ready to “tear into something”.
Let’s Do This (April 2)
Bring a small engine and we will work on it in class. Dress accordingly and bring supplies/parts needed.
Pickin’ and Thriftin’ Trip
Tuesday, April 9, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Jasper
Today we head to the Jasper area to look for antique and thrift store finds. Along the way we will stop for lunch (at your own expense). Transportation fee is $5 and the bus will depart from the Coliseum parking lot. Completion of travel forms/waiver is required for this outing. Limited to 52 participants.
Thursday, April 18, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Yesterday’s Events, Athens, Ala.
We travel to Yesterday’s Events venue in Athens, Alabama for lunch and live entertainment. Replay, an oldies group from Decatur, will be the headliner. The $20 fee includes motorcoach transportation, lunch, and an hour of live entertainment. The bus will depart from the Coliseum parking lot. Completion of travel forms/waiver is required for this outing. Limited to 52 participants.
The Wallace State Alumni Association has several trips planned for the Spring semester – anyone may join the Association and enjoy discounted travel and member benefits. WaLLi members may join at the student rate of $15 per year.
Colonial America and the Outer Banks Tour
June 2-9, 2019, Virginia and North Carolina
Featuring transportation, oceanfront hotel in the Outer Banks, 12 meals, Wild Horse Safari, Bodie Island Lighthouse, Roanoke Island, The Lost Colony Dinner Drama, Wright Brothers Museum and Kittyhawk, Yorktown, Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg, a Tavern Dinner and more. Registration deadline is April 1st. For more information go to www.wsccalumni.org/OBX19
Concerts & Performances
Tuesday, April 2, 7 p.m., Betty Leeth Haynes Auditorium
These twin sisters have found their home in country music. With Carli on vocals and guitar and Julie on vocals and violin, these petite powerhouses will fill your soul with joy and warmth through their seamless harmonies and heartfelt songwriting. This is a Cullman Community Concert Association event but is free to WaLLi members – you must show your WaLLi membership card for admission.
Thursday, April 11, 7 p.m., Burrow Center for the Fine and Performing Arts
The Wallace State Fine and Performing Arts department presents Broadway hits and favorites. Free – show your WaLLi membership card at the door for admission.
Wallace State Services
By being a member of WaLLi, participants may take advantage of services offered through WSCC programs including:
Dental Clinic - $30 teeth-cleaning and x-rays, 256.352.8300
Therapeutic Massage Clinic - $20 for 1 hour massage, 256.352.8424
Salon and Spa Management – full range of services, 256.352.7819 (cut, style, color, perm, waxing, manicures and pedicures)
Automotive Service Technology and Collision Repair – range of services, 256.352.8151 (on vehicles 10 years old or less, cost of supplies plus 20%)
Agriculture and Horticulture – seasonal plant sales, 256.352.8035
Alumni Association – join for student rate of $15, 256.352.8071