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Summer 2018


  • May 31, 6 p.m. – China—Challenge and Opportunity
  • June 12, 10 a.m. – Globe Poster, Baltimore, and Comeback in Six Tracks
  • June 14, 10 a.m. – Fifty Years of Great Hits
  • June 19, 10 a.m. – Saving the African Elephant
  • June 21, 10 a.m. – The Impact of Housing Segregation in Baltimore City
  • July 12, 10 a.m. – Freemasonry: What it Is and What it Isn’t
  • July 24, 10 a.m. – Art of Solidarity—the Impact of Community in Nicaragua
  • July 26, 10 a.m. – A Green Beret’s Perspective


  • June 4, 1 p.m. – Jezebel
  • June 11, 1 p.m. – Dark Victory
  • June 18, 1 p.m. – Now, Voyager
  • July 9, 1 p.m. – All About Eve
  • July 16, 1 p.m. – Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?

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Fall 2018

Preview of Fall 2018 Classes

Thursday, July 19th
Check-in and Coffee at 9:15 a.m. / Program begins at 10:00 a.m.

Join us at the Central Presbyterian Church located adjacent to 7400 York Road to hear what is in store for the fall semester. Instructors will offer brief presentations of their upcoming courses. Free parking is available. Enter from York Road only at the driveway with the big “7400” sign. Park in either the front or back lot. Please bring your fall catalog. Registrations and memberships will be accepted at the Preview. Guests are welcome and will receive a free catalog.


Every Tuesday at 1:00 pm – "The World We Live In"

Every Thursday at 1:00 pm – "Writing Our Lives"

Book Clubs
  • May 17: The Mother’s Promise by Sally Hepworth (Popular Fiction)

  • May 22: Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie (Literary Fiction)

  • June 13: Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens by Steve Olson (Non-Fiction)

  • June 26: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid (Literary Fiction)

  • June 28: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi (Popular Fiction)

  • July 11: Thank You For Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations by Thomas L. Friedman (Non-Fiction)

  • July 26: Saints for all Occasions by Courtney Sullivan (Popular Fiction)

  • August 8: The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson (Non-Fiction)

  • August 16: The Wife by Alafair Burke (Popular Fiction)

  • September 5: Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson (Non-Fiction)

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Corning Museum of Glass with Howard Cohen
Thursday, June 7 – Friday, June 8, 2018

Back by popular demand! Join Howard Cohen as he leads Osher members and their guests on a trip to the Corning Museum of Glass, June 7–9. Students who recently took his “The Intriguing World of Contemporary Glass” course will particularly enjoy the trip. Registration must be made by May 3.
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