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Sherborn Lifetime Learning offers fall programs – News – Taunton Call

Lifetime Learning, a program of the Sherborn Council on Aging, will kick off the fall term with a brand-new listing of classes designed for adults of all ages. Our roster of instructors, many of whom have become familiar to Lifetime Learners, will be welcomed back with new offerings.

Editor’s Note: The following was submitted by Sherborn Lifetime Learning.

Lifetime Learning, a program of the Sherborn Council on Aging, will kick off the fall term with a brand-new listing of classes designed for adults of all ages. Our roster of instructors, many of whom have become familiar to Lifetime Learners, will be welcomed back with new offerings.

Frank Villa will open the term on Sept. 18 with five topics in science presented in clear and understandable language.

Jack Craig will take his listeners back to the forever-popular midcentury music of the Gershwins and Cole Porter, and Erica Reitshamer will open the doors to the glories of the world of opera: the music, the composers, the venues and the singers.

Maud Chaplin will be back dusting off two philosophers, as only she can, making their thoughts relevant to living in America today. And Ed Selig has chosen for discussion eight unforgettable short stories by outstanding authors from around the world.

Lifetime Learning is also happy to have antiquities expert Martha Mahard back to talk about historic home preservation. Mahard’s class includes a field trip to an historic venue.

Last but not least, Lifetime Learning will travel to neighboring Powisset Farm in Dover to learn more ways to make delicious dishes from fresh farm produce.

The program, partially supported by the Friends of the Sherborn COA, is described more fully below, followed by registration information.

Celebrating Science in the 21st Century

Often we are not aware of how much science affects us in our daily life. This course is a series of lectures on science-related issues that face us in the modern world. We’ll tackle a different…

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