Mind over Matter: Osher at RIT Offers Classes to Help Welcome Spring

Attend as many classes as you like during free open house sessions, March 29-April 2




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If you’re age 50 or over and wish to take advantage of classes and other activities that spark intellectual stimulation in the arts, literature, sciences, history and government—then Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at RIT is the place for you.



A free open house of spring sessions will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, March 29 through Friday, April 2. New participants are invited to stay the day and socialize with current Osher at RIT members.


All classes are open to participants including from U.S. Foreign Policy: 1900-Present, Exploring the Erie Canal, Dutch Literature and Culture, and Sherlock Holmes.


Spring classes run from March 29 through May 21 and 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 www.osher.rit.edu.

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.

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