September 25, 2021

The Last Two Weeks of The Sky’s the Limit

HotAirBalloons We look forward to seeing you and meeting new friends at our exciting 2015-16 Events. We have something for everyone!   Please look below at the chart to see if one of your events is listed. If you cannot attend an event, please let the coordinator know. The coordinator should call the next person on the wait list.

To see this spring’s events, click here.
To see pictures of some previous events, click here

Upcoming Events
No. Day mm/dd Time Event
44 Fri 06/17 10:00 Great Decisions -Couples
11C Wed 06/22 12:00 We’re Talking Movies C
61 Thu 06/23 11:30 Food and Friends
07 Sun 06/26 07:00 Sunday News Discussion Group
08 Mon 06/27 10:00 Mystery Book Club
09 Mon 06/27 12:30 Women in Literature
15B Mon 06/27 01:30 Knit and Stitch B
Sun 10/26 06:00 Ladies’ Night Out

Broadway Buzz – Special Event

Broadway Buzz at Brandeis with
Steve Friedman

 Come join us for a musical morning of song along
with inside stories from Broadway’s musical theater

A buffet lunch will follow

Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Time: 10 am – 2 pm
Place: The Crystal Ballroom at Leisure World


Steve Friedman
engages his audience with his 3D presentations and
provides live songs as part of his presentation.
Steve has studied with leading vocal teachers and
enhances his knowledge of theater by looking at
its’ roots from a historical perspective.

Cost: $30.00 per person     (Click here to see colorful flyer)

Please send a check made out to BNC for $30.00 before March 22, 2016
To: Ellen Glazer (see Study Guide for address)

Name_____________________________Phone ___ ___ ____


Total # Attending:_____________________Total enclosed: $ ____

Bette Aschkenasy Lunch & Learn 2016

Brandeis National Committee
Greater Washington Chapter

Invites You to
the Bette Aschkenasy Lunch & Learn

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
10 am til 2 pm
Temple Beth Ami, Rockville, MD




Co- Presidents: Barbara Fayne and Honey Edell
Suzanne Giacalone, Joan Bardach, Lynne Kirshon

Boxed Lunch by Bageltowne Deli

Proceeds go to BNC Scholarship Fund

To see the flyer invitation click here.

Donations of clothes to A Wider Circle would be appreciated. A van will be at the lunch to accept items, especially  business clothing. This includes anything from khakis on up. They are also looking for household items, linens etc.

Train Your Brain Day (Game Day) January 21, 2016

Brandeis National Committee, Greater Washington DC Chapter invites you to
Train Your Brain Day (aka Game Day)

Game Day IllustrationfromSybilLocation: Leisure World Club House I, Ballroom
3700 Rossmoor Blvd., Silver Spring, MD 20906
Date: Thursday, January 21, 2016
Time: 10:30-2:30 (Registration to begin at 10:00)
Cost: $30

Continental Breakfast
Buffet Lunch

Proceeds to benefit BNC Scholarship Campaign Fund

Play Bridge, Canasta, Mah Jongg, Scrabble, Rummy Q or try a new game. Bring your friends, your partners, or just yourself.

Use the form below to let us know what you wish to play. Remember to bring a game, cards, or a Mah Jongg set and plan to have a relaxing fun filled time. PLEASE DO NOT BRING CARD SHUFFLERS.
For questions or concerns call Sybil or Shelby.

Please mail the completed form below with an individual $30.00 check for each player to Ellen  by Monday, January 4, 2016. Checks should be made payable to BNC.  See your Brandeis Blast for the address.

Name _____________________________________________________________________
Phone ____________________________
Email ____________________________________________
 I am playing ______________ (game) with ______________________________________________
 I would like to play_____________ (game), but I need playmates.
Enclosed is $________ for ________ (no. of players)

General Member Meeting, November 4, 2015

agendaWednesday at Temple Beth Ami, 10:00 a.m.

-Learn about changes to Rockville Pike.
-Check out the Jewelry and Accessory Sale.
-Enjoy a delicious lunch. 
Jay Corbalis, Federal Realty Corp., will be our featured speaker.  He will be speaking about the future of Rockville Pike and the changes coming in the near future.  We will also be having our annual Jewelry and Accessory Sale.
Lunch will be provided by the Board.

For community service, please be generous in bringing canned goods and non perishable foods to our November Meeting.  We need to help the homeless in our community.  MANNA needs our support.

Also, think about which position you might like to have in the future and let the nominating committee know.


Day of Beauty

fashionshow-logo_309_no-yearBrandeis Day at Nordstrom
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
10 AM – 2 PM

  • Master class in Skin Care and Make-up
  • Fashion Show: Accessories
  • Modeling by Brandeis women
  • Lunch

     Open to friends and family

Call Jackie for info.



New Member Coffee

TeaPartyA gathering for our newest members will be held  August 27, 2015. Please encourage your friends who haven’t yet joined but wish to attend to contact Marlene , Elaine , or Margie.  The membership VPs can be emailed – by clicking on their names under the “Contact Us” on the right side of the page.
To see the invitation, click here.

Meet Ron and Sandra Levy

Including a bequest or charitable gift annuity in your estate plan is an easy and rewarding way to support Brandeis University and its students. You can receive guaranteed, fixed income payments for life. Rates are locked in at the time you donate. To learn more, please contact M’Lissa Brennan at 781-736-4178 or email at

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The Bette Aschkenasy Lunch and Learn

Brandeis National Committee
Greater Washington Chapter

Invites You To

The Bette Aschkenasy
Lunch and Learn

WE’VE COME A LONG WAY!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Featuring:
Honorable Rose Krasnow – Former Mayor of Rockville,
Deputy Director of M.C. Planning Department

Cantor Lisa Levine – Temple Shalom

Judge Karla Smith – Maryland Circuit Court

Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Place: Temple Beth Ami, Rockville, MD
Cost: $25.00 per person

Co – Presidents: Judy Blickstein and Barbara Fayne
Co – Chairs: Alice Baum and Shelby Herman
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Proceeds go to BNC Sustaining the Mind

Let’s Do Lunch

March 11, 2015 @ Mykonos Grill (Rockville)

April 15, 2015 @ Far East  (Rockville)

Meet at 12:30. To make a reservation, please call: Myrna or Sandy.


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