General Meetings

Open to members and their guests

Place:  Unitarian Church
    10 Lyons Plains Road, Westport    
10:45 am   Coffee and Conversation
11:30 am   Meeting and Speaker

November 10
Mark Rubinstein: Why Thriller Fiction?
Dr Rubinstein is a psychiatrist, journalist and author who has worked extensively in forensic psychiatry. He has written medical, non-fiction and fiction books and is a journalist for the Huffington Post.  He will discuss why crime fascinates us, the general population, and how his experience as a forensic psychiatrist has informed him about violence, criminality, insanity, and the legal system.  He will also address the trauma experienced by survivors of terroristic events.

November 24
Eileen Hunt: The Fabulous World of Opera
Dr Hunt will highlight some of the favorite moments from opera throughout history.  Eileen is familiar with not only the Metropolitan Opera in New York, but also the  great opera houses in Europe and the UK.   She is a performing musician and teacher who has presented solo and ensemble recitals as a pianist and organist throughout the US and Europe.  She is currently  Minister of Music for the Greens Farms Community Church in Westport.  Eileen holds a degree in organ performance and musicology and studied in France under the auspices of a Carneal-Drew Foundation Grant.