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Senior Lecture Series

Our Senior Center Lecture Series offers rare opportunities to hear from top thinkers, artists, chefs, authors, and innovators in intimate conversations that connect, enrich, and inspire. Join us on Tuesdays at 10:30am. No RSVP needed.

The Greenest Zoo in America

Speaker: Zoo to You Program Docent

March 19, 10:30am

Did you know that our Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is leading the way to conserve and sustain our environment? Have you visited the zoo and noticed the solar panels or cell phone recycling bin? Come learn how our Zoo is leading the country in environmental design and sustainability.

As the Story Goes: Rosa Parks

Storyteller: Rita H. Wetterstroem

March 26, 10:30am

Come listen to storyteller Rita Wetterstroem tell the amazing story of Rosa Parks! An African-American seamstress in 1955 Alabama, Rosa Parks had no idea she was changing history when, work-weary, she refused to surrender her seat to a white passenger on a segregated bus. Now she is immortalized for the defiance that sent her to jail and triggered a bus boycott that catapulted Martin Luther King Jr. into the national spotlight.

Women of Cincinnati

Speaker: Cincinnati Museum Center Speakers Bureau

April 2, 10:30am

Throughout Cincinnati’s history, women have contributed a great deal to the well-being of their community and beyond. This presentation recognizes many very prominent people, some relatively well known, but also others who are no longer much remembered. In addition, you’ll hear about the hard work performed by many thousands of common women to raise and support their families and the increasing opportunity that has fortunately become available to them.

Learn why the iconic Tyler Davidson Fountain, featuring a woman supplying the vital life element of water to the people of the city, makes such an appropriate community centerpiece.

Birds: Penguins, Parrots, Predators, and More

Speaker: Zoo to You Program Docent

April 9, 10:30am

Did you know that not all birds fly? There are more than 10,000 species of birds in the world, with about 925 found in the U.S. and Canada. Don’t miss this informative program about the different species of birds around the world!

Film: A Yiddish World Remembered

April 16, 10:30am

Join us for a documentary film that tells the story of Jewish Life in Eastern Europe. Explore the language of Yiddish, said to be the soul of the Jewish people.

Film: New York Cantors

April 23, 10:30am

Yaakov Yanky Lemmer, Azi Schwartz, and Netanel Hershtik come together in Amsterdam’s Portuguese Synagogue for this concert of Jewish sacred and secular music. Enjoy Shabbat songs, traditional music, and songs with a nod to Broadway.