Programs

Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
The Redwood Garden Party Join us for the garden party this year, a favorite annual tradition with our members and friends. Register by calling 401-847-0292 ext. 115 or click here.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
What is Wisdom? An intergenerational dialogue with Dr. Alex Jadad and Tamen Jadad Garcia who will explore the evolution of wisdom, its current meaning, ways to cultivate it and why it is needed to enjoy a full life, in an individual way, as a part of a flourishing planet. Presented by Epic Decade... Read More
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
The Cabinetmaker’s Account: John Head’s Record of Craft & Commerce in Colonial Philadelphia   Join us for an evening with historian Jay Robert Stiefel as he presents his new book, The Cabinetmaker's Account: John Head's Record of Craft & Commerce in Colonial Philadelphia, 1718–1753 (... Read More
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 6:00pm to Friday, September 20, 2019 - 8:00pm
A Magnified Look at Middle Eastern Art   Dr. Michael Barry is a distinguished university professor at the American University of Afghanistan as well as a special adviser to the Afghan Presidency for Cultural Affairs. He is also a professor and historian of the greater Middle Eastern and Islamic... Read More
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Psychologist Susanne Rheault has walked with lions in the bush and dodged bombs in Dar es Salaam. Now, in her new book My Wild and Precious Life: A Memoir of Africa, she recounts with candor and humility the hard lessons learned during a life working to help impoverished communities in Africa. In... Read More
Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Acclaimed pianist, I-Heung Lee returns to the Harrison Room presenting a program of Chopin, Czerny, Liszt, Mozart and Ravel.     I-Heung Lee Mozart (1756-1791)                 Fantasia in D Minor K.385                                                 Rondo in D Major K.485 Ravel (1875-1937... Read More
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Join us as Dr. Kurt Schlichting, author of the award winning book, Grand Central Terminal: Railroads, Engineering, and Architecture in New York City introduces the PBS documentary, “American Experience: Grand Central”. The film, based on his book, traces the dramatic history of New York City's... Read More
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
The Doctor Broad: A Mafia Love Story   Dr. Barbara Roberts may have caused the downfall of the New England Mafia simply by doing her job. Now, decades later, Dr. Roberts is tells the tale in a real-life memoir, The Doctor Broad: A Mafia Love Story. This true story has historical twists and hair-... Read More
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Confronting the Issues of Red Tide Biology Department Senior Scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, will examine the recent red tide occurrences and discuss his pioneering work in the use of new sensing technologies to detect and define red tide. These also are utilized with the HAB... Read More