Programs

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
A lively reading reading of selected works from the Bard. All are welcome. Free.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Persian literature is the jewel in the crown of Persian culture, profoundly influencing the literature of Ottoman Turkey and Muslim India as well as eminent Western writers such as Goethe and Emerson. Mohsen Ashtiany, research scholar and associate editor of the Encyclopaedia Iranica, will lecture... Read More
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
The Redwood Classics Reading Program will meet on Thursday, September 27 at 4:30 pm to discuss Mary Beth Norton's In the Devil's Snare. All are welcome.   Have you ever wondered what the Redwood was like in 1750? Step into the world of the eighteenth-century library with this new program, meeting... Read More
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
In July 1726, fresh off an eighteen-month stint in London, and six months shy of his twenty-first birthday, Benjamin Franklin set sail for Philadelphia. It was the longest (83 days) and most important voyage of his life, according to Harvard historian and Franklin biographer, Joyce Chaplin. In this... Read More
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
A lively reading reading of selected works from the Bard. All are welcome. Free.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
The 2018 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series begins on Wednesday, October 3 when Dana Yoerger, senior scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, explores the realm known as the ocean's “twilight zone.” At 200 to 1000 meters below the surface, sunlight is barely a glimmer, yet flashes of... Read More
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
The 2018 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series continues on Thursday, October 4 when Pulitzer Prize–winning author David Kertzer discusses his new book,The Pope Who Would Be King: The Exile of Pius IX and the Emergence of Modern Europe. With a combination of gripping, cinematic storytelling and keen... Read More
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
A lively reading reading of selected works from the Bard. All are welcome. Free.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
The 2018 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series continues on Wednesday, October 10 when Iain Guest, adjunct professor at Georgetown University and founder of The Advocacy Project, reviews eight years of working with survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) resulting from conflict in the Congo and Mali... Read More
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
The Redwood Classics Reading Program will meet on Thursday, October 11 at 4:30 pm to discuss Jonathan Edwards' Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God. All are welcome.    Have you ever wondered what the Redwood was like in 1750? Step into the world of the eighteenth-century library with this new... Read More
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
A lively reading reading of selected works from the Bard. All are welcome. Free.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
The 2018 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series continues on Wednesday, October 17 when James Warren discusses his new book, God, War, and Providence: The Epic Struggle of Roger Williams and the Narragansett Indians against the Puritans of New England. In God, War, and Providence, Warren tells the... Read More
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
The 2018 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series continues on Thursday, October 18 when psychologist Dr. Alicia Clark discusses her new book, Hack Your Anxiety: How to Make Anxiety Work for You in Life, Love, and All That You Do. In this revolutionary new book, Dr. Clark recognizes anxiety as an unsung... Read More
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
A lively reading reading of selected works from the Bard. All are welcome. Free.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
A lively reading reading of selected works from the Bard. All are welcome. Free.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
The 2018 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series continues on Wednesday, October 24 when acclaimed interior designer Kathryn Scott discusses her new book, Creating Beauty: Interiors. From a Parisian-inspired neoclassical town house, to an elegant Central Park West penthouse, to a modern retreat in the... Read More
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
The Redwood Classics Reading Program will meet on Thursday, October 25 at 4:30 pm to discuss Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, Chapters 1-12. All are welcome.    Have you ever wondered what the Redwood was like in 1750? Step into the world of the eighteenth-century library with this new... Read More
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, October 27 at 10:30 am to discuss John LeCarre's A Legacy of Spies. All are welcome. 
Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us on Sunday, October 28 at 3:00 pm as we welcome pianist Nora Bartosik in her debut concert at the Redwood, featuring works by Chopin, Debussy and Schumann.   Described as a “young talent in a class of her own” (Osterländer Volkszeitung) and “fully in command of her craft” (Harvard Crimson),... Read More
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
A lively reading reading of selected works from the Bard. All are welcome. Free.

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