Fun Listening
December 11

The Fourth Monday Writing Group will present its annual “Reading for the Public” event in the Pickering Room at the Camden Public Library on Monday December 11, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. These readings often penetrate the writers’ protective shells and reveal something of their hearts, souls, and sense of humor. These are good writers.

Each of the nine members of the group will read one or two brief selections of their recent writing. The audience can look forward to fiction, essay, poetry and non-fiction pieces.

The Fourth Monday Writing Group is one of several ongoing groups made available by the Coastal Senior College.

Cider and toothsome refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the reading. Inquiries can be addressed to ken Keoughan at (207) 563-6538.

Pictured: Carolyn Russ, Bob Ofenbuttel, Norbert Nathanson, Michelle Faith, Marilyn Muth, Debby Atwell, Ken Keoughan, and not pictured are Carol Luchetti and Linda White

Serving mid-coast Maine from Wiscasset to Camden, Coastal Senior College (CSC) provides intellectual stimulation and good company through classes and special events for seniors in Lincoln and Knox counties.  Click here to watch our new CSC video.

CSC college classVolunteer-driven and managed, CSC is part of Maine’s growing Maine Senior College Network affiliated with Campuses and Outreach Centers of the University of Maine System. For an article on this national movement click here.

Highly knowledgeable instructors lead classes that typically meet for two hours during the week, usually for a full eight-week semester, which should allow you to fit at least one class into your schedule. There are no grades, exams, or term papers required!

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Special events, forums, lectures, and field trips are also offered to CSC members throughout the year, often noted in one of our e-newsletters. Additional benefits of CSC membership include the opportunity to join the governing board, the operating committees, and volunteer opportunities such as planning special events, assisting instructors, and helping with office tasks.

Senior College is open to all seniors 50 years of age or more, and to their spouses or partners, who value education and have inquiring minds.

The Coastal Senior College business office is located at 91 Camden Street, Suite 402 in Rockland, Maine, on the fourth floor of the Breakwater Building in Rockland at the home of University College facilities at Rockland (URock). Click here for directions.


NEW: Jurisprudence Cluster Course

Oct. 4 – Nov. 8, 2017

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Fall, 2017 Adventures

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First Class, September 21
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Environmental Law and Policy Choices Facing Maine, Rockwood

All Men are Created Equal, Winkes

Luke: The First Church Historian, Stuhman

Taxing Your Patience, Dashiel canceled

New England and the Sea, Stackpool

HAUNTED: What We Fear and Why, Emanuel

Memoir Writing, Janover

Cribbage: How to Play Winning Cribbage and Have Fun, Hatch

There Ought to be a Law! Demystifying the Law and How it Works, Stephan and Schramm

David Copperfield: Artful Autobiography or Shameless Self-Promotion, Ward and Ward

It Wasn’t Just Luther! Religion, Politics, and Society in Early Modern Europe, Blaisdell

On the Road to Where – Again, Smith

The Unknown People of North Korea, MacIntyre

Where Are My Keys? A Journey into the Aging Mind, Somoza

Ken Burns’ Vietnam War Documentary: A Facilitated Discussion, Uhl

Within the Green Hills: Heroes, Magic, and Transformation in Early Irish Literature, Nesslage

And the Continuing Groups will continue:

Writers’ Group, Muth

The Challenge of Change, Susan van Alsenoy and Jon Olsen

CSC Coffeehouse, Newman

Thanks to Judith Mitchell for the wonderful owl illustrations.

Where do Courses Come From?

The Curriculum Committee is responsible for the quality of our classes and is always on the lookout for new instructors with new subjects. Here is the story of one course. If you know someone with expertise and passion for a subject who may be interested in teaching for CSC, please contact a member of the curriculum committee. For more information about teaching for CSC, click here. For a summary of the Curriculum Committee process, please click here.