The Redwood is delighted to welcome back the Chamber Choir of the Rhode Island Civic Chorale for a concert titled "In Sweet Rejoicing: Christmas with the Rhode Island Civic Chorale Chamber Choir". This performance will feature the seasonal music of Distler, Holst, Rutter, and Willcocks. It is free for members, $12 for non-members. Seating is limited; please reserve your seat by calling 847-0292, ext. 112. The Library will also host its Annual Holiday Open House on this date, from 1:00 - 3:00 pm, so please stop by for cider and cookies!
The Honorable Joseph W. Bellacosa was a member of the seven person court for the Dennis Conner catamaran case in 1992, and the legal advisor and consultant for the Larry Ellison Oracle case in 2010. Join us for special evening, as Judge Bellacosa recounts "The Law, Lore, and Lure of the America's Cup Yacht Race" on Wednesday, October 23, at 6:00 pm. This event is $10 for members and non-members. Seating is limited; please call 847-0292, ext. 115 to reserve your seat.
Dr. Timothy Demy, associate professor at the Naval War College, will present a talk titled "A Dreadful Thing: C.S. Lewis and the Experience of War" at this week's Life of the Mind Salon evening.
Wine and cheese reception at 5:30 pm, followed by talk. Seating is quite limited; please call 847-0292, ext. 112 to make your reservation. Free for members, $10 for non-members. Overflow parking available for this event after 5:30 pm at the Gustave White parking lot, which is adjacent to the Redwood's parking lot. Thank you to Gustave White for sharing their lot.
This week's Life of the Mind Salon features Professor John Parrillo, adjunct professor of history at Roger Williams University, who will give a talk titled "The Life and Times of William Ellery." William Ellery was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence as a representative of Rhode Island.