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2017 - 2018


Winter Spring 2018 Catalog


February 2018 Calendar


MARCH 2018 Calendar


Documentary Film Club

September through June

Meeting the third Thursday of each month

Documentary Film Club 17-18

March 15 Film: The Last Lions

April 19 Film: The Hobart Shakespearians

May 17 Film: Food, Inc.

June 21 Film: Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision


Nonfiction book club

(VISTAS Members Only)

Coordinator: Deb Waller

Second Thursday of each month 


Liberty in the land of Trump

Presented by David Bisno

Three Wednesdays

February 14, 21, 28

Liberty in the Land of Trump


About the barber of Seville

Presented by Bob Weinman

Monday, February 26, 2018

About the Barber of Seville


An Afternoon at The opera: Barber of Seville

Coordinated by Doris Frey

Sunday, March 4  


The Narrative: We Tell Stories to Live

Presented by Sandy Jones

Three Tuesdays

March 6, 13, 20

The Narrative: We Tell Stories to Live


Annual Short Stories

Coordinated by Gene Waller

Four Wednesdays

March 7, 14, 21, 28

Limited Enrollment

Short Stories


Why is the sky blue?: The joy of finding things out

Presented by Phil Sokolove

Four Mondays

April 9, 16, 23, 30

Why is the sky blue?

Raymond Spruance, the Quiet Warrior

Presented by Mort Weisman

Two Wednesdays

April 11 & 18

Raymond Spruance, the Quiet Warrior


Ludwig van beethoven: Patrons, Players and Posterity

Presented by Derek Katz

Three Wednesdays

April 25, May 2, 9

beethoven: Patrons, Players and Posterity



Women and the civil war - and after

Presented by Sarah Case

Monday, May 7

Women and the civil war - and after


Tunisia - From Hannibal to the arab spring

Presented by David & Jane DeSelm

Two Tuesdays

May 15 & 22



American Musicals: Reprise

Presented by Bob Weinman

Three Mondays

May 21, 28, & June 4

American Musicals: Reprise

Stay Tuned - More classes to come!



Review our past catalogs and newsletters:

Fall 2017 Catalog


Winter Spring 2017 Catalog

Fall 2016 Catalog

Winter 2015 Newsletter

Fall 2014 Newsletter

Fall 2013 Newsletter

Winter 2013 Newsletter

Fall 2012 Newsletter

Spring 2011 Newsletter





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