2019 – 2020 Schedule

November 7 at 2:30 p.m.

Medical Examiners: What We Do and How Our Work Affects the Living

Dr. James Gill, Chief Medical Examiner of the State of Connecticut, will provide an overview of the work of the medical examiner’s office and its roles in the criminal justice and public health systems.

December 5 at 2:30 p.m.

Music for the Holiday Season

Students from the Yale School of Music will give a concert of seasonal sounds. The program will feature Cellist Yun Han, winner of the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra’s 2019 Young Artist Concerto Competition.

Held at St. Michael’s Church, South Street Litchfield

January 9 at 2:30 p.m.

Quilt Trunk Show and Thoughts on the Creative Journey

Karen Griska, Professional Quilter of Litchfield, is an author, blogger, quilt pattern designer and lecturer to quilt guilds and the general public. She loves the creative process and will share some thoughts that apply to all creative endeavors

February 6 at 2:30 p.m.

Creating a Garden

Cameron Bove, Horticulturist and Organic Framer, will talk about the challenges and fun of creating gardens.

March 5 at 2:30 p.m.

Beethoven Unvarnished

Dr. Vincent de Luise, Cultural Ambassador of the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra and Assistant Professor at the Yale School of Medicine, will provide us with a fascinating tour of Beethoven’s life, his music, his illnesses, his “Immortal Beloved” and his eternal legacy.

April 2 at 2:30 p.m. CANCELLED

“Women at the Top”

Myrna Blyth’s extraordinary career in magazine publishing has included being editor-in-chief at Ladies Home Journal for 20 years, and found of More magazine. Today she is Senior Vice President and Editorial Director of AARP Media where she oversees AARP  The Magazine that claims the largest circulation of any magazine in the world. She will talk about her career and the ability to succeed when so many have retired.

May 7 at 2:30 p.m.

Celebrating 300 Years of Connecticut’s Remarkable Women

A representative of the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame will share details about the organization: who has qualified for membership, why they are chosen, and possible future members. Especially noted will be a member of our local community: Vita Muir, the creative visionary force behind the Goshen Jazz Festival.

June 4 at 2:30 p.m.

Annual Tea

This meeting for members only. Started by our Founding Members 114 years ago, this wonderful tradition continues to be a favorite among members.