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. Luncheons at area restaurants provide further opportunities for fun and enhancement of social relationships.

  • 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 Non-Fiction Book Club meets first Wednesday of month, 10:00–11:30 a.m. when classes not in session.

    Facilitator: Joyce Baron, 410-337-3706

  • The Mystery Book Club meets March 5, March 19, April 9, April 23, 1:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m.

    Facilitators: Joyce Baron, 410-337-3706; Julie Plutschak, 410-321-1890

  • The Discussion Group: “The World We Live in meets weekly on Tuesdays, 1:00–3:00 p.m. This group discusses contemporary national and international issues and meets year-round.

    Facilitator: Nancy Cedrone, 410-825-6331

  • The Writing Group: “Writing Our Livesmeets 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.

    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.

    Facilitator: Brenda Baer, 203-295-1144

  • TheContemporary Glass Art” Interest Group meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Learning more about opportunities to view glass art and world-renowned glass artists.

    Facilitator: Howard Cohen

  • The “Green Team” Environmental Interest Group meets the second Friday of each month, this group discusses environmental issues and works on way to help Osher be a green organization.

    Contact: , 410-704-3688

  • The “Book Exchange” is a book sharing opportunity for Osher members. It is available for Osher members to utilize when classes are in session.

    Facilitator: Bonnie Laur