Try Osher at RIT for Free; Preview Course Session on March 23

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

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March into spring and take advantage of classes and social activities that spark intellectual stimulation.

If you’re age 50 or older, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at RIT is offering a sampling of classes held during the spring session from 2 to 3:30 p.m. March 23.

On tap for Wednesday’s classroom activities are: The History of the Erie Canal with Kathy Hayes, Into Thin Air with Jim Roddy, and My Favorite Universe with Joe Charles.

Spring classes run from March 28 through May 20 and are held at the Athenaeum Building in the Riparian Independent Living Complex at Rivers Run, 50 Fairwood Drive, Suite 100. Free parking is available and new members are always welcome. For more information, call 585-292-8989 or go to

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at RIT is a membership-led organization that stimulates minds and forges friendships among people age 50 and older who live in Greater Rochester. 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.