PICK FIRST: 2023-24 Membership (Lifetime & New) | Registration & NEC Alum

Pick Membership First Membership in LINEC is required to take courses. The yearly membership fee is $40.00 per person which starts on September 1 and ends August 31.  This fee allows members to register for courses in the three LINEC...

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23F-J Movies: The Films of Alfred Hitchcock, Final Series

Leader: Mary Lee Sargent Fridays, 10 AM - Noon | Oct 6 - Nov 10* @ Baker Free Library, Bow This seminar has viewed and discussed the films of Alfred Hitchcock, and will screen and discuss the conclusion of the Hitchcock...

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23F-H Mary, Queen of Scots

Leader: Julie Machen Thursdays, 1:30 - 3:30 PM | Oct 5 - 19 on ZOOM This three-week course focuses on one of the most controversial rulers in history, Mary, Queen of Scots. The theme of the first session will be this...

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23F-I Gouverneur Morris: The Most Interesting Founding Father

Instructor: Dick Hesse Thursdays, 10 AM - Noon | NOTE NEW DATES: Oct 5-Nov 2 | Venue NEC Science Building 114 A A 23-year-old aristocrat was called upon to frame the New York Constitution separating it from England. He then served...

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23F-G Philosophy 101

Leaders: Don Melander and Lisa Melander Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 PM | Oct 11 - 25 and Nov 8 - 15 on ZOOM The class will be based on Paul Kleinman’s book Philosophy 101: From Plato and Socrates to Ethics and Metaphysics, an Essential Primer...

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23F-F The Novel Reading Group

Leader: John McCausland Wednesdays, 1:30 – 3:30 PM | Oct 4 and Nov 1 @ Henniker Tucker Free Library This discussion group meets throughout the year, on the first Wednesday of each month. We are discussing books selected from Britain’s prestigious...

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23F-E Comparative Religion: Sacred Places

Instructor: Rev. Suzanne Rude Wednesdays, 10 AM - Noon | Oct 4 - Nov 8 on ZOOM                                             Why do religious believers find certain places especially sacred to them, with particular sites found worthy of visitation by as many as 25...

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23F-D The Stage Shapes the Play and the Play Shapes the Stage: Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night

Instructor: Glenn Stuart Tuesdays, 1:30 - 3:30 PM | Oct 10 – 31 @ Baker Free Library, Bow  This is a play about people searching…for home, community, love, and self. Often funny but rooted in tragedy; it is joyous and life-affirming…full...

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23F-C Biology & Society: Genetically Modified Organisms

Instructor: Eric Simon Tuesdays, *4:30 - 5:30 PM | Oct 24 - Nov 14 on ZOOM *Note evening course offering We live in a golden age of biology. The scientific study of life affects each of us, our loved ones, and society...

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23F-B The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World

Leader: Curtiss Rude Mondays, 4 - 6 PM | Oct 2-Nov 6  | New England College Lyons Building Room 103    The class is based on a 2008 book, The Ascent of Money, by Niall Ferguson, adapted for an Emmy winning...

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