Book Club

This month we are reading 'The Night Watchman" by Louise Erdrich. 

 “Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powerful novel explores themes of love and death with lightness and gravity, and unfolds with the elegant prose, sly humor, and depth of feeling of a master craftsman”.

Join us on Friday March 26h from 1- 3pm for a great discussion. Note that the book club will continue to meet through Zoom technology until the members determine that it is safe to meet in person. New members are always welcome.  Contact Dianne Diniz for further information

Books for 2020-21

March 26, 2021

"The Night Watchman," by Louise Erdrich

Zoom 1:00-3:00

April 30, 2021

"The Splendid and the Vile," by Erik Larson

Zoom 1:00-3:00

May 28, 2021

"Erotic Stories for Punjabi Windows," by Balli Kaur Jaswal 

Zoom 1:00-3:00

June 25, 2021

"The Silent Patient," by Alex Michaelides

Zoom 1:00-3:00

Looking for a good read?
Click here for a list of books recommended by Book Club Members

Bridge Club

The Bridge Club continues to meet every Monday from 1:00 - 3:00pm. We are a friendly group of members that range from beginners to intermediate in terms of skill range. Like most gatherings these days, we use Zoom as our communication tool and the "Bridge Base" app is the forum we use. We have one table and share who sits at the table throughout our two hours of play. When one is not playing they are in the role of 'Kibitzing" which allows one to see all the hands being played and follow along with the play. The app also allows for a review of the hand played in its 'history' section which lets us review our bidding process and how we fared with others who played that same hand. We have my sister-in-law (an avid bridge player) who joins us when she can and provides us with great guidance / lessons as related to the hands played. We would love to have you join us and only ask that you have the ability to run the Zoom platform and the Bridge Base app at the same time - whether that means two devices (a computer, an ipad, or your smartphone) or the ability to have two screens open and running on your computer. Our overall goal is to learn and play bridge but even more so it is to have fun while doing so.  Contact Laura Lothian-Bryant for more information

Virtual Theatre

Correction-Hamilton: It appears that the Disney Channel no longer offers a free trial. Month by Month fees are $8.99 a month (Still a bargain). Hamilton may now also be watched free of charge on the dailymotion site. Search “Hamilton An American Musical Full Soundtrack”

Jesus Christ Superstar: Also on dailymotion see the brilliant Jesus Christ Superstar production with Jon Legend and Alice Cooper. It is worth it just to watch Alice Cooper as King Herod. Search “Jesus Christ Superstar Jon Legend or look for "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert”

Dailymotion: A free video sharing technology platform available world wide. Owned by Vivendi with sharing partners such as BBC News, Vice Media, Bloomberg and Hearst Digital Media Access at or download the App 

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