Today’s Building Hours: 5:30 AM - 10:00 PM

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 Lincolns in the White House

Tuesday, February 28, 10:30am

It was with trepidation that the Lincolns began to explore the Executive Mansion on the morning after the inauguration. The new President, who was totally indifferent to his surroundings, concluded that the mansion was in good shape, but the First Lady came up with a very different verdict. While the President raised armies, she began transforming the President’s house into an appropriate setting for the leader of a great nation.


Above & Beyond (film & discussion)

Tuesday, March 7, 10:30am

In 1948, a group of World War II pilots volunteered to fight for Israel in the War of Independence. As members of ‘Machal’ – volunteers from abroad – this ragtag band of brothers not only turned the tide of the war, preventing the possible annihilation of Israel at the very moment of its birth; they also laid the groundwork for the Israeli Air Force.


Adapting Your Home to Stay at Home

Tuesday, March 14, 10:30am
Facilitator: Ron Henlein, People Working Cooperatively 

Learn about the services provided by People Working Cooperatively (no cost, income based) and Whole Home Modifications (fee-based services). We’ll discuss the best practices in and around your home for fall prevention and we’ll learn about the resources available to stay healthy and active.


High Blood Sugar: What Does this Mean?

Tuesday, March 21, 10:30am
Facilitator: Diane Schneider, Registered Dietitian & Certified Diabetes Educator 

Dianne Schneider has been a dietitian for over 35 years and a diabetes educator for the past 10 years. Dianne will discuss the difference between prediabetes and diabetes, and explain how simple diet and lifestyle changes can improve your health. A Q&A session will follow the presentation.


Elephants: Nature’s Masterpiece

Tuesday, March 28, 10:30am
Facilitator: Sandy Spitz, Zoo Volunteer

Come along as we marvel at emotional, social, and intellectual awareness of these magnificent animals.


Growing Up in Iran in the 50s & 60s: A Jewish Perspective

Tuesday, April 4, 10:30am
Facilitator: Fouad Ezra

Presented by Fouad Ezra, this fascinating program is based on his personal experience of growing up as a Jew in Iran in the 1950s and 1960s.


Golden Age of Cincinnati Artists

Tuesday, April 25, 10:30am
Facilitator: Heritage Programs Docent

The Golden Age of Cincinnati artists was from 1840 to 1900. Many of the local artists founded art schools and clubs, were internationally known, and influenced other notable artists around the world. This program explores the personalities, art work, and homes of several of Cincinnati’s early artists.


Think Tank

Fridays, 10:30 – 11:45am
Facilitator: Ann Pappalardo, MSW, LISW

This lively discussion group examines a wide variety of topics of interest.