Additional Programming

Osher members have the opportunity to participate in a range of activities outside of the academic offerings.

African American male Osher members talking to female Osher member

Trips

Trips to museums, historic homes and other places of interest in the Baltimore area and beyond provide additional learning experiences as well as social and cultural opportunities.


Male and Female Osher members talking over coffee

Social Activities

Enjoy conversations over coffee and sweets between classes or eat with others during the lunchtime break to experience friends, new and old. Luncheons at area restaurants provide further opportunities for fun and enhancement of social relationships.


Groups and Clubs

Enjoy conversations over coffee and sweets between classes or eat with others during the lunchtime break to experience friends, new and old.

  • The Popular Fiction Book Club meets third Thursday of month, 10:00 a.m. when classes not in session.
    Facilitator: Ruth Spivak, 410-666-1891
  • The Literary Fiction Book Club meets fourth Tuesday of month, 10:30 a.m. when classes not in session. Meets at 2:30 p.m. when classes are in session.
    Facilitators: Elaine Kasmer; Linda Napora
  • The Mystery Book Club meets March 5, March 19, April 9, April 23, 1:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m.
    Facilitator: Ruth Spivak, 410-666-1891
  • The Writing Group: “Writing Our Lives” meets weekly on Thursdays, 1:00–3:00 p.m. A facilitator-led memoir writing group that provides inspiration, encouragement, and feedback in a friendly setting. Please contact the facilitator for more information on upcoming group meetings.
    Facilitator: Linda Silvern, 443-835-1991
  • The Poetry Interest Group meets weekly on Fridays, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. to read, discuss, and write poems. Read the Osher poetry group's anthology. Please contact the facilitator for more information on upcoming group meetings.
    Facilitator:
    Brenda Baer, 203-295-1144
  • The “Contemporary Glass Art” Interest Group. Learning more about opportunities to view glass art and world-renowned glass artists. Please contact the facilitator for more information on upcoming group meetings.
    Facilitator: Howard Cohen
  • The “Green Team” Environmental Interest Group discusses environmental issues and works on way to help Osher be a green organization.
    Contact: , 410-704-3688