Author Archives: lindaburghardt

Perspectives

Monday, Oct. 30, 12:15 p.m., Bayside. Is Yiddish the best language in which to complain? To insult someone? To connect with the past? Come hear our own Dr. Linda Burghardt present “The Story of Yiddish: The Language of Belonging.” For more information contact Julie at 516-352-8680.

 

Travel group

Thursday, Oct. 26, 12:30 p.m., Roslyn. We will view a popular PBS American Masters special, “The Women’s List” and discuss the many feminist aspects of the show. For more information call Ellen at 718-459-5832.

NYS conference

Saturday, Oct. 21, 10:00 a.m., Farmingdale. We will meet with other branches in New York State to discuss human trafficking on Long Island. To find out more, contact Cynthia at 516-873-6036.

Arts & antiques

Friday, Oct. 20, 11:30 a.m. lunch, 1:30 p.m. tour, Greenwich, CT. Join us for lunch and a visit to the famous Bruce Museum for a guided tour of the works of Toulouse Lautrec. To find out more, contact Ursula at 718-908-5015.

 

Branch meeting

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 10:30 a.m. board meeting, 1:00 p.m. program, Hicksville. We will hear a presentation entitled, “Amazing Women and How They Got the Vote.” Contact Julie at 516-352-8680 for more information.

 

Day literature

Monday, Oct. 9, 12:15 p.m., Mineola. We will discuss the highly acclaimed novel, “The Underground Railroad,” by Colson Whitehead. This story of a young woman who seeks to escape slavery won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in 2016. Contact Julie at 516-352-8680 for more information.

Political action

Monday, Oct. 2, 11:00 a.m., Bayside. Members who are constituents of State Senator Anthony Avello will meet with him in his office. We will gather on Wednesday, Sept. 27, to discuss our agenda. Please join us. Contact Julie at 516-352-8680 for more information.