LEWISTON — USM Lewiston-Auburn Senior College is presenting its Annual Winter Series for a mid-winter tonic and pick-me-up to keep its members’ minds alert and ready for spring.
Alan Elze, board chairman and curriculum chair, has released the following half- and full-day schedule of presentations offered free as a boon for current membership. Registration by mail for members is underway and is taken on a first come, first served basis.
Jan. 28, 10 a.m. to noon, Living in London during WWII, Rose Goodwin.
Jan. 29, 9 a.m. to noon, Collectors and their Treasures, June Spear.
Jan. 30, 9:30 a.m. to noon, The Many Faces of the Atom, Hugh Keene.
Jan. 31, 9 to 11 a.m., The History of Lake Auburn, a Fond Look Back, Karen Bernier.
Feb. 1, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Great Houses of America: The Biltmore, Alan Elze.
Feb. 4, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Winter Games, Carole Seward.
Feb. 6, 9:30 a.m. to noon, A Travelogue of Turkey, Rachel Morin.
Feb. 11, 1 to 3 p.m., To Russia with Love but Without 007, Robert and Dorothy Bowyer.
Feb. 12, 9:30 a.m. to noon, The Shakers of Sabbath Day Lake, Kirsten Larsson-Turley.
Feb. 14, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m., Ms. Alcott of Concord, Barbara Randall.
Feb. 15, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., with lunch break, Toto, I Don’t Think We’re in Kansas Anymore, Alan Elze.
Feb. 26, 10 a.m. to noon, The Forgotten People, Elder Mike (Deerhawk) Akerley.
Feb. 28, 10 a.m. to noon, Iroquois: People of the Longhouse, Elder Mike (Deerhawk) Akerley.
March 1, 1 to 3 p.m., Simon & Garfunkel: American Troubadours, David Bernier.
New members over 50 years of age are welcome. Dues are $25 annually and include access to USM LAC’s computer lab and library, mailings and to Senior College courses at other campuses. The courses have additional charges: $25 for each of the first two courses selected and $10 for each additional course. The annual membership is for the current academic year: Sept. 1, 2012, through Aug. 31, 2013. If interested, call the Senior College office at 753-6610 to have an application sent or access the website at www.usm.maine.edu/seniorcollege to download an application.