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“How the Guitar Conquered America” – OLLI program

March 28 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 pm

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Tim Brookes, will present the OLLI-Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, program on Tuesday, March 28 – ‘How the Guitar Conquered America.’ It will be presented at 2:00 p.m. at the Nolin Murray Center next to St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Pleasant St. in Springfield, Vermont.

In 1900, the guitar was seen as old-fashioned, and its place in the home, on stage and in the popular imagination had been taken over by the piano, the banjo and even the mandolin. How was it that 100 years later guitars would outsell all other musical instruments combined? Brookes shall suggest a number of answers, accompanied by stories, photos, and even a little live guitar music.

The following OLLI program on April 11, co-sponsored by the Springfield Garden Club, will be Charlie Nardozzi speaking about his new book, Foodscaping. He’ll explore ways that you can integrate the beauty of edible vegetables and fruits into the landscaping of your yard.

OLLI is a local membership program geared towards seniors 50 years and older who want to engage in meaningful learning, “just for the fun of it!” All ages are welcome to attend.

Membership is for the semester which includes nine programs. The programs are open to the public. Non-members are encouraged and welcome to attend individual lectures for a single program fee. Memberships, as well as single program fees, may be paid at the program.

The complete Springfield and statewide program list is available on the Internet at www.learn.uvm.edu/olli. Choose Statewide programs from the menu, and then scroll to Springfield.

Weather related changes can be found on the OLLI website and by viewing SAPA TV on Comcast and VTel.

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March 28
2:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Nolin Murray Center
40 Summer St.
Springfield, VT 05156 United States
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