Upcoming Events

Winter Term

January 4 - March 30, 2023
Winter Term
Offering courses in-person and on Zoom, you are bound to find a subject that sparks your curiosity!

Docent Led Tour of The Hood

Friday, December 2
Hood Museum
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.

Tech Cafe

Thursday, December 8
Tech Cafe
An opportunity for Osher members bring their devices into the office and ask questions with our intern, Sofia.

End of Term Study Leader Meeting

Friday, December 16
Wrap Up 2022
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.

Olmsted & Yosemite: Civil War & National Parks

Friday, January 13
Diamant Lecture
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.”

Looking For More Income From Your Investments?

Monday, January 16
Wigen
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.

Summer of Soul (2021)

Monday, January 23
Courtesy of Mass Distraction Media
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.

 

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