2017 - 2018 Kalmia Club Member Programs

Meetings are held September through June, on the second Monday of each month, at 7:15 p.m. at the Kalmia Club House, 39 York Street, Lambertville, unless otherwise noted. For information on membership, please visit our membership page.

Fall Social
September 11, 2017

Program Chairs: Officers and Trustees

Welcome back! Time to gather once again to greet old friends and meet new members. All membership fees are due at or before this meeting. Yearbooks will be emailed to paid members.
Please bring a sweet or savory to share.

Michener Museum - Pennsylvania Impressionists
Monday, October 9, 2017

Program Chair: Kate Breuning

An introduction to the celebrated artists who began the revered regional art movement in the late 1880’s by a museum docent, including our own Kalmia member Fern Coppedge (1883-1951). Ms. Coppedge was known for her painted scenes blanketed with snow, such as the villages and farms of Bucks County. The painting she graciously gifted to the Club will on display.

The Birdhouse Center / Bronwyn Bird
Monday, November 13, 2017

Program Chair: Ute Arnold

Bronwyn Bird is a music therapist who currently runs The Birdhouse Center for the Arts in Lambertville. Bronwyn specializes in playing a rare Scandinavian instrument called the Nyckelharpa. Come experience the tone of the 16-string bowed instrument, and learn how she adapts her playing to reflect both historical and contemporary folk genres and how she integrates it into her music therapy work.

Holiday Social
Monday, December 12, 2017

Program Chair: Officers and Trustees

Seasons’ greetings to all! It is our annual holiday party and time for everyone to share in the merriment and good spirits of the lovely season. Pianist Steve Croce (and guest musicians) will help us usher in the holiday season.
Please bring a sweet or savory to share.

Kalmia Book Night
Monday, January 9, 2018

Program Chair: Kate Breuning

Attention readers! Continuing the long-standing post-holiday tradition of members sharing their favorite books, please join us for a literary evening. Please limit your selection to two books.

Sourland Conservancy
Monday, February 12, 2018

Program Chair: Sue Fox

The Sourland Conservancy is a non-profit organization that works to protect, promote and preserve the unique character of the Sourland Mountain region. It is the only organization dedicated solely to the protection of critical forest, wetland and grassland habitat in the Sourland region that spans three counties: Somerset, Hunterdon and Mercer.

Right Sharing of World Resources - Valerie Brown, JD, MA, ACC
Monday, March 12, 2018

Program Chairs: Polly Anderson

Attorney and former Kalmia Club member turned advocate, Valerie will share with us her assorted projects. She concentrates on securing funding for very low-income women and children in India, Africa and elsewhere. She will share with us her assorted projects.

Singer-songwriter Russell Norkevich
Monday, April 9, 2018

Program Chair: Deborah Troy

Musically influenced by Elton John, Brian Wilson, Nina Simone and the Beatles, Russell will offer his own brand of piano-driven song. He will discuss his experiences as a singer, songwriter and performer.

Photographer Laura Pedrick
Monday, May 14, 2018

Program Chair: Open

As a long-time freelance photographer for the New York Times, Ms. Pedrick covered a wide range of hard news and features for every section of the paper, documenting political campaigns on both the local and national level. Learn what it is like behind the lens of a professional photographer.

Summer Social and Installation of Officers
Monday, June 12, 2018

Program Chairs: Officers and Trustees

Enjoy the beginning of summer at our year-end farewell meeting. Meet the scholarship winners and their parents and welcome new board members and trustees.
Please bring a sweet or savory to share.


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