Try Osher at RIT for Free; Preview Course Sessions Jan. 5 and 7

Get a taste of what our classes are all about—from history to literature

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In lieu of taking a long winter catnap, take advantage of classes and other activities that spark intellectual stimulation.

If you’re ages 50 and over, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at RIT is offering a sampling of classes held during the winter session from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 5, and Wednesday, Jan. 7.

On tap for Monday’s classroom activities are: Einstein: His Life and Universe, Decision Making in Washington: Does Majority Rule, Musical Potpourri and Radio Daze. Wednesday’s highlights include: Women of World War II, The Real Birth of the Blues, Sherlock Holmes and The Computer Models Indicate . . .

New members are always welcome at Osher at RIT. Reserve your place by calling (585) 292-8989 or email

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at RIT is a membership-led organization that stimulates minds and forges friendships among people ages 50 and older who live in Greater Rochester. Members participate in classes, discussions, lectures, social events and travel, while engaging in a range of courses to include the arts, literature, sciences, history and government. The organization was founded in 1987 as The Athenaeum, an affiliate of Rochester Institute of Technology. In 2006, it became an Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, joining a growing national network of more than 100 university-based centers.