Book Group 1 will meet on Thursday, May 18 at 1:00 pm in the Seminar Room of the Westport Library. We are reading The Little Red Chairs by Edna O’Brien. We would be pleased to welcome new members. Call Frankie Stein at 226-4219 or Connie Beskind at 255-8682 if you are interested.
Book Group 2 will meet on Thursday, May 4 from 1:30 to 3:00 pm at Panera Bread, located in Westport at 1860 Post Road East (next to Home Goods). The book to be discussed is Amy and Isabelle by Elizabeth Strout. Our discussion will be led by Doris Skutch. Please contact Arlene Bloom at 254-9096 or firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
Book Group 3 will meet on Friday, May 5 at 10:30 am to discuss The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. We will meet in the Community Room of The Saugatuck, 35 Bridge Street, Westport. The entrance is in the rear. Questions? Please contact Joan Harnett, 587-1170 or Doris Levinson, 227-3371 or email@example.com.
Wisest Investment Group: We meet on the fourth Thursday of the month from 9:30 am until 12 pm at the Westport Senior Center. The next meeting will be on May 25. For more information, please email Beverly Silverman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Solos: Betty Bardes has graciously offered her home for our next Solos dinner on Friday, May 19 at 5:30 pm. Make out & send your check for $25 to Joan Weinstein - Solos, 46 Tannery Lane South, Weston, CT 06883. Weather permitting, we will do drinks on her porch and dinner inside. Betty lives at 22 Old Lantern Drive, Wilton. Those who wish to carpool can meet at Exit 41.
Carpool & Go! On Thursday, May 18, we will visit Wave Hill in the Bronx, a spectacular public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and NJ Palisades, often called “one of the greatest living works of art.” The seasonal highlights of the gardens will include rare and unusual plants cultivated in 13 garden areas as well as panoramic views of the Great Lawn and Pergola Overlook with an ever-changing display of flowers, shrubs and trees. Our combination guided tour will also include the Glyndor Gallery Tour showcasing emerging and established artists. There will be time for us to explore the historic buildings and architecture that Teddy Roosevelt and Mark Twain once called home. The cost of the tour is $25, and pre-ordered box lunches are $15 with selections to please every palate (choices can be made upon reservation). Please call Charlene Boyer (434-2953 or email@example.com to reserve your place, and indicate if you are will driving to drive. Drivers will be especially needed for this trip as we expect it to be very popular. Your check for $40, payable to Charlene, can be sent to 162 Governor Trumbull Way, Trumbull, CT 06611. Meet in the Trader Joe’s parking lot (behind Wells Fargo Bank) at 9:00 am for a PROMPT 9:15 departure. The cost of Wave Hill parking onsite is $8 per car to be shared by riders, with a gas allowance of $5 each.
Newcomers Luncheon: May 22, 2017 at Rive Bistro, Riverside Avenue, Westport at 1:00 p.m. Please RSVP by calling Judith Runnette at 838-8764 or emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org. All are welcome - new members, old members or those who are thinking of joining.