BRIDGTON — Four classes will be offered in person at the Magic Lantern Tannery Pub, 9 Depot Street, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 to Noon from January 25 through February 10. Proof of COVID 19 vaccination and masks are required. Classes for the winter session are free to paid members. Mail-in Registrations are due by January 19.

Whole Grains on Your Plate, Tuesday, January 25
Learn about the importance of making half of your grain food choices whole grains. Find out about the many health benefits of increasing your consumption of whole grains as well as tasty recipes using them. Maine-grown grains will be featured in this discussion that’s sure to whet your appetite. Instructor is Kathy Savoie, MS, RD, UMaine Cooperative Extension

Peggy Marsh – Her Story, Tuesday, February 1 and Thursday, February 3
Peggy Marsh was an infamous American chorus girl, gold-digger, and survivor who burst onto the nation’s spotlight with her lawsuit against the Marshall Field family over her illegitimate son with the grandson of Marshall Field in 1915 England during World War I. From then, until her death in 1950, Peggy was always in the news with her series of marriages to wealthy men, some of whom died under suspicious circumstances. These included liaisons with a Russian spy, English royalty, and a South African diamond czar.
We will follow Peggy’s life through these colorful adventures. Instructor is Allen Crabtree.

John Huston’s Key Largo, Tuesday, February 8
The 1948 film, Key Largo, will be Margaret Reimer’s offering for the winter session. This drama centers on a WWII vet, at loose ends after returning from the war and suffering from PTSD, who finds himself in the Florida Keys during a hurricane. Starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Edward G. Robinson, and Lionel Barrymore, it was produced by Warner Brothers and directed by John Huston. This is a terrifically tense drama and a classic film noir. Instructor is Margaret Reimer.

Global Economic, Market & Geopolitical Outlook, Thursday, February 10
The global economy continues to recover from its pandemic-induced slumber. However, as the world rushes to return to normal, severe logjams in the supply chain have constrained economic growth and pushed inflation higher. Meanwhile, the markets continue to hit all-time highs. How long can this continue? Moreover, the upcoming midterm elections will prove critical for the Biden administration and in China we should see President Xi Jinping confirmed for a third term. These and other issues will be examined and discussed. Instructor is John D. Doughty.
The Senior College at Bridgton is the hometown program for anyone 50 years or older in Bridgton and surrounding Lakes Region communities to learn new things and meet new friends. Senior College has sessions in the spring, fall, and winter each year that are
designed to appeal to every interest. Membership is open to any senior in the Lakes Region.

Reservation Forms are available at the Bridgton Library and at the Senior College website . Everyone should fill out the Reservation Form by January 19 to reserve a space in the class(es) you wish and return the form. If you joined or rejoined in September 2021 classes are free. If you are not a member, please enclose a $25 check if you wish to become a member. Classes are $10.00 for each class you wish to attend. Mail to: Senior College at Bridgton, P.O. Box 308, Bridgton, ME 04009 If you have questions contact Kappy Sprenger, Senior College Registration, at 207- 647-5593 or [email protected]

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