Programs

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, August 19 at 10:30 am to discuss T. J. Stiles' The First Tycoon. All are welcome. Free. 
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
The history of the Crown is embedded in the gilded walls of Fontainbleau. From the hunting lodge of Francois I, who included Leonardo da Vinci in his court, to Napoleon Bonaparte, the sprawling chateau has been home to every French king, who engaged leading architects and decorators to make it ever... Read More
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 9:30am to Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 5:00pm
Enjoy a wide selection of non-fiction, fiction, music CDs and DVDs. Saturday will feature our popular "$5 per bag" offer.
Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
The Annual Garden Party at the The Redwood will be held on Sunday, August 27th from 5:00 - 7:00 pm on our front lawn with music by the Lois Vaughan Jazz Trio. This event is a favorite with our members and features delicious hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and music in a beautiful setting.    To purchase... Read More
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
The building that sparked a king’s jealousy and the downfall of its owner, Vaux-le-Vicomte is a superb example of French Classical design. Built for Nicolas Fouquet, Minister of Finance for Louis XIV, the chateau is the creation of the great design team of Louis Le Vau, Charles Le Brun and Andre Le... Read More
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
René Silvin, author of Noblesse Oblige: The Duchess of Windsor as I Knew Her, discusses the infamous lives of King Edward Vlll and Wallis Simpson. Silvin provides an overview of the Duke and Duchess’ life: Their formative years, the story of the “scandalous” royal romance, the December 1936... Read More
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Josephine de Beauharnais, wife of Napoleon, created an exquisite country retreat at Malmaison where she perfected the Empire style and became famed for one of Europe’s finest rose gardens. Recognized as the mastermind behind the glamour of her husband’s reign, Josephine’s Malmaison offers a glimpse... Read More
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, September 16 at 10:30 am to discuss Art Buchwald's I Am Not A Crook. All are welcome. Free. 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Scientists Simon Thorrold and Camrin Braun from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution discuss how researchers are using cutting-edge, satellite-based tags on Cape Cod Sharks to answer some basic questions. Scientific knowledge of iconic fishes like the great white shark is limited. There is... Read More
Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
It is our pleasure to welcome back acclaimed pianist, I-Heung Lee, for another special performance in the historic Harrison Room. Ms. Lee's concert will feature works by Back, Liszt, Mozart and more.   $10 for members, $15 for non-members. Please call 401-847-0295, ext. 112, to reserve your seat. 
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, October 21 at 10:30 am to discuss Leo Tolstoy's The Death of Ivan Ilyich. All are welcome. Free.