March 28, 2017

Events/Learning Opportunities

Highlights of September – December, 2016 Programs

Tuesday, September 20, 2016,11:30AM “University on Wheels”

One of the advantages of being a BNC member is our access to outstanding Brandeis faculty such as our speaker for this event, Thomas Doherty. He is a professor of American Studies who was recently recognized by the Motion Picture Academy as an Academy film scholar. He will present a program on “The Great American (Television) Novel” His presentations to other chapters were found to be entertaining and knowledgeable.

ENROLLMENT DEADLINE August 20,2016
FACILITATOR Harriet Cohen, Home: 732-469-4608 Cell:201-707-6630
LOCATION Crystall Ballroom, Radisson Hotel, 50 Gibson Pl, Freehold NJ 732-780-3400
TRANSPORTATION Car pool
FEE: $50 Portion of fee that is donation: $10
LIMIT Ballroom capacity

Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 9:00AM “A Day in Historic Bethlehem”

Our day begins with orientation at the Visitors’ Center in this lovely old town. Next stop is Kememer Museum of Decorative Arts, where we have a docent-led tour.
We’ll have lunch in an historic house after which we’ll tour the 1741 Gemeinhaus, Bethlehem’s oldest building and a National Historic Landmark. It houses a museum that tells the stories of the Moravian founders. This five-story log structure, the largest 18th-century log building in the United States served as home, school, church, and workplace during the community’s earliest days.

ENROLLMENT DEADLINE October 3, 2016
FACILITATOR Chris Retz, 732-748-7657
LOCATION Bethlehem, PA
TRANSPORTATION Bus, departing from ShopRite at 9:00 AM sharp.
FEE: $75 Includes lunch Portion of fee that is donation: $8
LIMIT 55
The proceeds of this event will go to Sustaining the Mind Campaign

Thursday, November 10, 2016, 7:00PM “Do You Know What It’s Worth?”

A member of the Bodnar family of auctioneers will be with us. Come and bring two of your special treasurers to this program. You may be surprised and delighted as he shares his extensive knowledge of antiques and collectibles. Maybe YOU have hidden treasures of which you were not aware-hidden riches maybe found all over. Think of this event as Antiques Roadshow-Somerset, NJ version.

ENROLLMENT DEADLINE November 7, 2016
FACILITATOR Iris Jacobsen,Hm:732-560-1350 irjacobsen@yahoo.com
LOCATION Holy Trinity Church, 1640 Amwell Rd, Somerset NJ
TRANSPORTATION Carpool
FEE: $10 Portion of fee that is donation:$10
LIMIT None

Monday,December 12, 2016, 1:30PM “’A Journey in Music from the Amalfi Coast’: Pasquale Esposito Celebrates Enrico Caruso”

A tribute to the world’s greatest tenor. This is a docuconcert paying homage to Caruso by taking the audience on a musical journey through places, cities and songs that made Caruso an international star. Audiences have raved about this.

ENROLLMENT DEADLINE December 8, 2016
FACILITATOR Iris Kislin Hm: 732-271-1117, Cell:732-646-0492
LOCATION Quail Brook Senior Center, 625 New Brunswick Rd, Somerset, NJ
TRANSPORTATION Car pool
FEE: $10 Portion of fee that is donation: $10
LIMIT None

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