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7 Lebanon Street, Suite 107
Hanover, NH 03755-2112
Phone: (603) 646-0154
Fax: (603) 646-0138
Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday
8:30 - 4:30 PM
8:30 - 1:00 PM

Special Events & Lectures

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The Ethics of Truth in Contemporary Discourse
Panel Discussion

Friday, April 28
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Rockefeller Center - Room 001

In this age of "fake news" and "alternative facts," responsible journalism is more important than ever. Come join the conversation with professional journalists and experts in the field to discuss strategies for addressing the current information crisis.

Brendan Nyhan, Professor of Government, Dartmouth College
Lynn Hicks, DesMoines Register
Brandy Monk-Payton, Film and Media Studies, Dartmouth College
Alexandra Juhasz, #100hardtruths
Nancy Watzman, The Internet Archive

Aine Donovan, Executive Director, Ethics Institute

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by: the Ethics Institute at Dartmouth College and Osher at Dartmouth


Literary Evening 2017Register Now!

Tuesday, May 2
5:00 – 6:45 PM
DOC House
$10 per person

You are cordially invited to attend our Annual Literary Reading. Osher members and study leaders will present a diverse selection of their writing, which encompasses both the personal and professional. We hope you can join us in this, our ninth literary evening.
- Pam Ahlen, event organizer

Felicity Swayze - memoir
Page Coulter - poetry
Michael Heaney - memoir
Meredith Angwin - nonfiction
Carol Westberg - poetry

Annual Meeting Luncheon

Wednesday, May 24Register Now!
11:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Quechee Inn at Marshland Farms

11:00 - 11:30 am
Arrive and be seated

11:30 am
Greetings from Dartmouth College
Campion Awards
Welcome from Osher at Dartmouth President Sylvia Paxton

12:00 pm

1:00 pm
Richard G. Mills - Executive Vice President, Dartmouth College
A New Perspective on Higher Education

1:45 pm
Welcome New Osher at Dartmouth President John Sanders

2:00 pm

Each attendee may select one of the following options:

Lemon Chicken
with chopped tomatoes, chardonnay, and thyme
Rice Pilaf * Garden Vegetables

Maple Brushed Grilled Salmon Fillet
topped with port wine, caramelized red onion, and fresh herb butter
Rice Pilaf * Garden Vegetables

Grilled Vegetable Ratatouille
with basmati rice

All entrees served with
Rolls * Dessert * Beverage

Cost is $30 per person


2017 Summer Term Kick-OffRegister Now!

Friday, May 5
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Courtyard by Marriott
RSVP requested

Bring a friend as we kick off our summer term! This celebration is an opportunity to introduce our program to non-members and welcome current members to the new term. Study Leaders, Osher volunteers, and members will be on hand to share their Osher at Dartmouth experiences. The afternoon will include complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar!

Music for a Summer Night:
An Introduction to the 2017 New London Barn Playhouse Season

Register Now!New London Barn Playhouse

Wednesday, June 7
6:00 – 7:30 PM
DOC House

Join us for an informal reception celebrating the start of another summer in the Upper Valley. The New London Barn Playhouse is an award-winning professional summer theater, and one of the oldest performing arts institutions in New Hampshire. Stop by the DOC to enjoy a glass of wine with other Osher members, mark the start of another summer, and enjoy a sneak peek at the Barn's celebratory 85th consecutive season.

Wine and light refreshments will be served. There will be a brief performance by members of the New London Barn Acting Intern Company at 6:45 pm.


Osher at the Movies

Great Films 2017 Series

The Canoe Club Discount: 25% discount on lunch for Osher members who dine immediately after each film screening.

Osher members and their friends receive free admission! Don't forget to wear your Osher name badge.

Tuesday, May 23Register Now!
10:00 AM
Nugget Theaters
Blazing Saddles (1974)

Blazing Saddles – Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Mel Brooks. In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.

Blazing Saddles poster

Monday, June 5Register Now!
10:00 AM
Nugget Theaters
Citizen Kane (1941)

Citizen Kane – Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead, Ruth Warrick. Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

Citizen Kane poster

Tuesday, July 18Register Now!
10:00 AM
Nugget Theaters
Grapes of Wrath (1940)

Grapes of Wrath – Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, Charley Grapewin. A poor Midwest family is forced off their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.

Grapes of Wrath

Friday, August 18Register Now!
10:00 AM
Nugget Theaters
Thelma and Louise (1991)

Thelma and Louise – Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel, Brad Pitt. An Arkansas waitress and a housewife shoot a rapist and take off in a '66 Thunderbird.

Thelma & Louise

Wednesday, September 13Register Now!
10:00 AM
Nugget Theaters
Four Feathers (1939)

Four Feathers – John Clements, Ralph Richardson, C. Aubrey Smith, June Duprez. Resigning his commission on the eve of his unit's deployment against Egyptian rebels, a British officer seeks to redeem his cowardice by secretly aiding his former comrades - disguised as an Arab.

Four Feathers

Last Updated: 4/25/17