Fall line-up for Garden City Community Club

The Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead is very pleased to present the following programs for the months of October and November.  All of the programs will take place at the Garden City Casino at 1:30 PM and will be followed by tea or coffee service.

Oct. 6th  – “Murder on Broadway: The Death of Stanford White” – John Kenrick

Prof. Kenrick, the author of the definitive bible of Broadway – “Musicals 101”, will take us back in time to look at how the press used a show business murder to redefine the word, “scandal”.

Oct. 13th – The Supreme Court – The Year in Review – James Coll

It was a busy year for the nine justices – one filled with controversy and drama.  James will help us make sense of all their rulings and the impact those findings will have on our lives.

Oct. 27th  –  “In the Garden of Lorenzo de Medici “– Prof. Raverty

Wealthy banker and patron of the arts, Lorenzo gathered around him the foremost scholars, artists and poets of his day. Dennis Raverty will complete his four-part journey with us through the art of the Florence Renaissance

Oct. 21st – Literary Series with Skip Thompson  – “Violetta” by Isabel Allende

We are happy to announce another series of readings and lectures by Professor Skip Thompson of Adelphi University & Fordham University. Please note that the lectures will take place in the lower level of the G. C. Library at 1PM.

Nov. 3rd – “The Beautiful Voice” – Rene Fleming – Marc Courtade

Rene Fleming – so versatile she sings opera at the Met, Danny Boy at Sen. McCann’s funeral and lullabies to Elmo on Sesame Street.

Come and enjoy the magical voice of Rene Fleming combined with the charm of Marc Courtade!

Nov. 10th – Judy & Mickey – Barry Rivadue

On the 100th anniversary of her birth, we will explore the unbreakable bond Judy Garland had with Mickey Rooney as the most popular stars at MGM during the era of Classic Hollywood.

Nov. 17th – Westbury Gardens and the Highline – Jessica Damiano

Join garden writer Jessica Damiano as she explores the fascinating history behind these two gardens, and discover the beautiful plant selections that make them stand out.

Nov. 18th – Literary Series with Skip Thompson – “The Chancellor” by Kate Marton

We are happy to announce another series of readings and lectures by Professor Skip Thompson of Adelphi University & Fordham University. Please note that the lectures will take place in the lower level of the G. C. Library at 1PM.

Nov. 22nd – A Trip to the Crypt – Tour of the Cathedral of the Incarnation

In addition, there will be Art Classes run by the amazing Arleen Rueth Urban on Thursday mornings during the months of October and November!

For further information on the Club, Club Membership or the Club Programs, please contact Mary Maguire at 516-873-6332.

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