Try Osher at RIT for Free; Preview Course Session on Jan. 6

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

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Don’t hibernate at home this winter—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. Jan. 6.

On tap for Wednesday’s classroom activities are: Doubt-A History, Political Economy of the 2008 Financial Collapse, The Philosophy of Plato, Socrates and Aristotle, and They Saw the Elephant-Gold Fever.

All classes are held at Osher’s new home located at the Riparian Independent Living Complex at Rivers Run, 50 Fairwood Drive. Free parking is available and new members are always welcome. Reserve your place by calling 585-292-8989 or visit

Note: 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.