The Springfield Osher Lifelong Learning Spring Semester Programs begins on Tuesday, Jan. 26 with a program on Colonial Woodworking. Chris Fitch of Windham, who is a historical interpreter and a traditional carpenter, will demonstrate colonial woodworking tools.
The programs are held every other Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m. and last about an hour and a half at the Nolin Murray Center on Pleasant Street. There is easy parking and the room is handicap accessible.
Memberships are $40, which includes admittance to all nine programs in the semester as well as to the other seven Osher Institute semester programs throughout Vermont. The nearest other Osher groups are in Rutland and in Brattleboro. Non-members are welcome to attend programs for an $8 program fee.
Memberships can be sent to Joyce Lindamood, Treasurer, P.O. Box 92, Springfield, VT 05156. Checks should be made payable to The University of Vermont.
The latest brochures have been printed and distributed throughout the area at public locations such as local libraries, town halls and Chamber of Commerce offices. Requests for a brochure can be made at 885-8390, ext. 8550.
The programs are listed on the website www.learn.uvm.edu/osher.