2019 - 2020 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 9, 2019

Program Chairs: Officers and Trustees

Welcome back! Time to gather once again to greet old friends and meet new members. Membership fees ($55) are due at or before this meeting. Yearbooks will be emailed to paid members.
Please bring a sweet or savory to share.

An Evening of Poetry with Bucks County Poet Laureate Lynn Levin
Monday, October 14, 2019

Program Chair: Sue Fox

Ms. Levin is a poet, translator and teacher. Her seven books include the poetry collection Miss Plastique and a translation from the Spanish, Birds on the Kiswar Tree by Odi Gonzales. She co-authored the documentary Life on the Napo River: A Glimpse of the Ecuadoran Amazon, Its People and Their Traditions. Additionally, Ms. Levin poems have been published in Ploughshares, Boulevard, The Hopkins Review, Rattle, and many other venues. Tonight she will read poems from her many collections as well as answer questions from the audience.

The Joys and Challenges of Being a Chaplain/Flo Friedman Hurwitz
Monday, November 11, 2019

Program Chair: Kate Breuning

People often ask Chaplain Hurwitz why she choose a career centering around patients and families at their most vulnerable times. Her answer? “There are so many unexpected sacred moments.” After serving in the clergy for over 25 years, Ms. Hurwitz retired to Lambertville. In her retirement, she works as a part-time chaplain and volunteers at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital. Flo will share her chaplaincy journey through stores, music and discussion.

Holiday Social
Monday, December 9, 2019

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 this 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 13, 2020

Program Chair: Kate Breuning

Click here for a list of books reviewed!

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.

Owl Species of Hunterdon County
Monday, February 10, 2020

Program Chair: Sue Fox

Tom Sheppard has been the Chief Park Naturalist Hunterdon County for 20 years. He is a self described “bird nerd” who has travelled the country to see different species of birds. He has notched approximately 730 species on his life list. Tonights program will cover the traits of eight owl species of the county and how they live. A mount of an owl and other props will be available for viewing. For our listening pleasure Mr. Sheppard will also mimic some of the calls of the owls.

Vinyl Records Making a Comeback?
Monday, March 9, 2020

Program Chairs: Polly Anderson

Craig Satinsky of Ocean Blues Records, will share his love and knowledge of all things vinyl. He will explain what makes albums collectible…and you may find that you have at least one in your own personal collection.

Psychic Medium Jane Dougherty
Monday, April 13, 2020

Program Chair: Polly Anderson

Ms. Dougherty is one of the nation’s leading authorities on psychic experiences. For more than 20 years she has acted as a communication bridge between the living and the departed. Additionally, Ms. Dougherty has helped tens of thousands of people understand their past, future — and the spirit world. She may even offer information to guests in the audience. Exciting!

Dana O’Neil, Senior Sports Writer
Monday, May 11, 2020 Please note! This program will be held on Zoom as a virtual meeting at 7:00 p.m. Monday, May 18, 2020. Members should check their email for more information.

Program Chair: Cindy Williamson

Ms. O’Neil is a South Hunterdon and Penn State graduate with more than 25 years experience as a sports writer. She has covered the Final Four, the Super Bowl, World Series, NBA Finals an NHL playoffs. She is currently a senior writer for The Athletic, an on-line sports website.

Summer Social and Installation of Officers
Monday, June 8, 2020

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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