SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Kelly Arrison will present his program “Life in the Fast Lane” Tuesday, Feb. 19, telling of his experiences as a professional automobile racer. It will be presented at 2 p.m. at the Nolin Murray Center next to St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Pleasant Street in Springfield, Vt. This is a rescheduled program due to the inclement weather on Jan. 29.
Through photos and artifacts, Kelly will tell stories of decades of world travels during his professional auto-racing career. Over the years, he’s turned his Heads Up Motorsports facility in Chester to the restoration and maintenance of a large variety of interesting classic and street cars.
OLLI-Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, affiliated with the University of Vermont, 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!” People of all ages who are interested in this type of program are welcome to attend.
Membership for the semester includes 9 programs. 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 following OLLI program will be one week later Tuesday, Feb. 26. Distinguished professor of folklore Wolfgang Mieder will present “Let Us Have Faith That Right Makes Might.” This will be an historical discussion about proverbial rhetoric in decisive moments of American politics.
Brochures have been distributed throughout the area towns at businesses, the local libraries, town halls, and Chamber of Commerce offices. The complete Springfield and statewide program list is available online at www.learn.uvm.edu/olli. Choose statewide programs from the menu, and then scroll to Springfield.
For weather-related changes to the schedule, you may check the above mentioned website or SAPA TV, 802-885-6248, or call 802-885-3094.