2016 - 2017 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 12, 2016

Program Chairs: Officers and Trustees

Welcome back! Time to gather once again to greet old friends and meet new members. Pick up your yearbook and see this year’s exciting new programs and find out who your fellow committee members are.
Please bring a sweet or savory to share.

Rainbows of Healing
Monday, October 10, 2016

Program Chair: Jean Mihich

Traditional Naturopath and graduate of the Trinity College of Natural Health, Valarie Haag with partner Ian Haag, discuss how crystals and sound healing can be used for overall balance and relaxation. A group guided meditation with quartz crystal singing bowls, Native American flutes and more. Afterwards, there will be a question and answer period.

Road Along The Rocks 1758, "The Bungtown Road"
Monday, November 14, 2016

Program Chair: Sue Fox

Historians and authors Barbara (past president 1983-1985) and John Hencheck take us on a journey through history via a pivotal byway in what is now the southern part of Hunterdon County. Using primary documentation from 1741-1798, the Henchecks provide invaluable insight into this important road that will illuminate how well organized the county was during the late 18th century. Book will be for sale before and after the presentation.

Holiday Social
Monday, December 12, 2016

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, 2017

Program Chair: Kate Breuning

View the 2017 book list!

Past president and original Book Night moderator Beverly Leavell has retired and passed the baton to Kate Breuning, who will continue the long-standing post-holiday tradition of members sharing their favorite books. Please limit your selections to two books.

StressLess Survival Skills
Monday, February 13, 2017

Program Chair: Ute Arnold

Learn simple energy balancing techniques to help release limited thinking and create core relaxation from Kalmia's own Debra Troy, a certified Advanced Clinical Hypnosis counselor with over 28 years of experience. Wear comfortable clothing and come prepared to jump in and participate to learn new skills that will switch your energy from tired to energized.

The Basic Art of Italian Cooking: DaVinci Style, by Maria Liberati
Monday, March 13, 2017

Program Chairs: Lynn Marra

Cookbook author and one of the foremost experts on Italian food and culture, Maria Liberati is a frequent guest on radio and television, and divides her time between Italy and the USA. Ms. Liberati is also a Gourmand World award-winning chef and blogger, whose work was selected as 2013 Culinary/Travel Blog of the year by the New York Travel Writer’s Society. Cookbook will be for sale before and after the presentation.

Painting on Silk - A Group Project
Monday, April 10, 2017

Program Chair: Polly Anderson

Club member Ute Arnold leads a participatory silk-painting workshop. Depending on attendance, members will create either two group scarves or a large wall hanging to be raffled off at the Hidden Garden Tour in June. Painting on silk can be a magical experience, with brilliant dyes applied by brush to create a one-of-a-kind design. Textile dyes and silk are provided. Be sure to bring an apron!

Flea Marketing in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, with Manny Luftglass
Monday, May 8, 2017

Program Chair: Sue Fox

Attention all bargain hunters and antique aficionados! Manny Luftglass, local author and publisher of over 20 books will discuss his newest book, "The Flea Market Book for Vendors and Shoppers." It includes tips for shoppers about how to obtain the best bargains, as well as suggestions for vendors on displaying their items and where to buy merchandise at huge discounts. Book will be for sale before and after the presentation.

Summer Social and Installation of Officers
Monday, June 12, 2017

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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