January 4 - March 30, 2023
Offering courses in-person and on Zoom, you are bound to find a subject that sparks
Friday, December 2
Join a docent on a walk through the Hood and learn about the renovations and changes
at the museum as a result of the 2019 renovations.
Thursday, December 8
An opportunity for Osher members bring their devices into the office and ask questions
with our intern, Sofia.
Friday, December 16
The Study Leader meeting is a time to share classroom experiences with other Study
Leaders and with the Curriculum Committee. We’d like a sense of how you fared, how
your class responded, and any ideas you might have on how we as an organization could
further improve operations.
Friday, January 13
Both Central Park, in New York, and Yosemite Valley, in California, became public
parks during the tumultuous years before and during the Civil War. UVM historian and
former NPS superintendent Rolf Diamant explains how anti-slavery activism, war, and
remaking government gave rise to the public park and concept of national parks. He
will discuss how Frederick Law Olmsted’s landmark 1865 Yosemite Report expressed an
aspirational vision for parks and a government based on “equity and benevolence.”
Monday, January 16
This lecture will teach you what selling covered call options are, how they generate
additional income from dividend and non-dividend-paying stocks and ETFs, and how this
strategy can reduce risk in your investment portfolio.
Monday, January 23
In his acclaimed debut as a filmmaker, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson presents a powerful
and transporting documentary-part music film, part historical record created around
an epic event that celebrated Black history, culture and fashion. The feature includes
never-before-seen concert performances by Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sly & the Family
Stone, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Ray Baretto, Abbey Lincoln & Max Roach and more.