Author Archives: lindaburghardt

Evening lit

Monday, Jan. 28, 7:30 p.m., Albertson. We will discuss the novel, “Beneath a Scarlet Sky,” by Mark Sullivan, a World War II spy thriller that takes place in Italy. For more information, call Susie at 516-746-6817.


Library lit

Thursday, Jan. 24, 2:00 p.m., Manhasset. Our own member, Dr. Vivian Valvano Lynch, will discuss works by Jack London, part of San Francisco’s radical literary group and a passionate advocate of socialism, unionism and workers’ rights in the early 20th century. For more information, call Karen at 718-631-1998.

Branch meeting

Thursday, Jan. 17, 10:30 a.m. board meeting, 12:30 p.m. program, West Hempstead. We will hear a talk about Ayurveda, a system of medicine with historical roots in the Indian subcontinent that has become popular today as a type of alternative medicine. All are welcome. Please bring a sandwich for your lunch. For more information, contact Cynthia at 516-873-6036.

Holiday luncheon

Friday, Jan. 4, 12:00 noon, New Hyde Park. Join us as we ring in 2019 together at the Inn at New Hyde Park. The cost is $55 per person.  Reservations and more information are available from Julia at 516-621-1593.

Evening lit

Monday, Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m., Port Washington. Our book will be “Rescue: Refugees and the Political Crisis of our Times,” by David Miliband. All are welcome. For more information, call Carolyn at 516-944-5534.

Day literature

Monday, Dec. 10, 12:15 p.m. lunch, 1:00 program, Roslyn. We will discuss the highly acclaimed novel, “The Overstory,” by Richard Powers. Please join us and bring a sandwich. For more information, call Julia at 516-621-1593.


Art program

Friday, Dec. 7, 11:00 a.m. lecture, 12:45 p.m. lunch, Albertson. Join us for a talk by SUNY/Farmingdale professor Thomas Germano, who will speak on the current Andy Warhol retrospective exhibit at the Whitney Museum of Art. Please contact Karen at 718-631-1998.

Travel group

Thursday, Dec. 6, 12:30 p.m., Franklin Square. Please join us as we learn about Germany during lunch at Plattdeutsche Park, a historic restaurant serving authentic German cuisine, as we listen to our member Julia Previto discuss her travels through Germany. For more information, contact Ellen at 718-459-5832.


Music study

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 11:00 a.m. program, 12:30 p.m. lunch, Roslyn. Our own member Rose Marie Guzzo will help us celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s centennial year by narrating a DVD that includes footage of his extraordinary career. For more information, contact Julia at 516-621-1593.