Our Branch sponsors several study and action groups that meet on a regular basis and others that meet as needed.
Those that meet regularly include Arts & Antiques on the fourth Tuesday of the month, Day Literature on the second Monday, Evening Literature on the third Monday, Music Study on the second Thursday, and Travel Group on the first Monday. Film with Friends meets four times a year at various times, Perspectives meets on several Thursdays, and Political Action on various dates.
Below is a listing of our upcoming meetings and events. Additional monthly gatherings will be posted as they are scheduled.
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 1:00 p.m., Brooklyn. Please join us for a trolley tour of Greenwood Cemetery and an early dinner at a local Italian restaurant. For more information, call Ellen at 718-459-5832.
New Members Tea
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2:00, Port Washington. All new members and Branch officers are invited. For more information, call Julie at 352-6680.
Friday, Oct. 19, 11:00 a.m., Albertson. We will hear a presentation by a noted Metropolitan Museum of Art educator, who will discuss the work and life of Michelangelo. Join us at the Shelter Rock Library and for lunch afterward. For more information, call Susie at 746-6817.
Monday, Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m., Roslyn. Our book this month is Rebecca Solnit’s, “The Mother of All Questions.” Please call Diane at 248-0476 for more information.
Library Literature Program
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2:00 p.m., Manhasset. Come and hear a talk by our own member Dr. Vivian Valvano Lynch, who will speak on the life and work of Katherine Mansfield, a master of the modernist short story. For more information, contact Julie at 352-6680.
Thursday, Nov. 1, 12:00 p.m. lunch, 2:30 tour. Please join us as we take a private docent tour of the Heckscher Museum in Huntington. For more information and to reserve your spot, contact Ellen at 718-459-5832.
Monday, Nov. 12, 12:15 p.m., Roslyn. We will discuss the acclaimed novel, “The Other Einstein,” by Marie Benedict, the story of a brilliant woman whose light was buried under her husband’s enormous shadow. Please bring a sandwich and join us for lunch. For more information, call Diane at 516-248-0476.
Thursday, Nov. 15, 10:30 a.m. board meeting, 12:30 p.m. program, Manhasset. All are welcome. We will watch a video of past fellows’ speeches and enjoy a celebratory reception in honor of our donations to the AAUW Funds program. For more information, call Janet at 516-932-5091.
Monday, Nov. 26, 7:30 p.m., Great Neck. Our discussion will consider the novel, “The Gardens of Consolation,” by Parisa Reza, the tale of a young couple from a remote Iranian village who move near Tehran and give birth to a child who will take part in the political and cultural transformation of the country. For more information, contact Judy at 516-482-2745.
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 12:00 noon., Bayside. Join us as we listen to a lecture by Northwell Health nurse Lori Ginsberg, who will talk about how to stay safe by avoiding falls. For more information, contact Adrienne at 718-224-2317.
Friday, Nov. 30, 11:00 a.m. lecture, 12:45 p.m. lunch, Albertson. We will hear a presentation by Metropolitan Museum of Art lecturer Ines Powell, who will speak about the Barnes Foundation of Philadelphia and their remarkable art collection. To reserve your place, contact Karen at 718-631-1998.
Friday, Nov. 30, 11:00 a.m., Glen Cove. We hope you will join us as our own member, Dr. Linda Burghardt, presents a lecture entitled, “Jewish Humor and the Holocaust: Amusing? Confusing? Offensive?” The talk will take place at the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center, 100 Crescent Beach Rd., Glen Cove. For more information, call 516-571-8040 or visit hmtcli.org.
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.
For specific locations and further information, please contact Julie at 516-352-8680.