Programs

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, October 21 at 10:30 am to discuss Leo Tolstoy's The Death of Ivan Ilyich. All are welcome. Free. 
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Dr. Edward Markward, Music Director of RICCO, explores music from the late middle ages, focusing on motet and ars nova from European society during the fourteenth century. Dr. Markward will play pieces highlighting music from the period.    Free and all are welcome. Register online below.        
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
The 2017 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series continues on Wednesday, October 25 when Ray Rickman holds a conversation about race in 2017. Mr. Rickman will discuss how to talk about race with peers and people outside your own cultural group. Rickman is a former president of the American Civil... Read More
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Join our early Halloween celebration as Peter Chabot presents Edward Gorey’s eerie cartoons, Washington (Rip) Irving reads from his ancestor’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and actors perform the witches’ scene from Macbeth. Cake and champagne will be served afterwards.  $5 for Members; $10 for Non-... Read More
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
This event is at capacity. The 2017 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series continues on Wednesday, November 1 when Pulitzer-winning historian Gordon S. Wood discusses his new book, Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.  Thomas Jefferson and John Adams could scarcely have come from more... Read More
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
The 2017 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series concludes on Wednesday, November 8 when Fred Zilian, adjunct professor at Salve Regina University, examines life on Aquidneck Island during the British-Hessian Occupation. The almost three years occupying forces held sway over Newport and island... Read More
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Dr. Edward Markward, Music Director of the Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra, features selected musical works from the Renaissance era. Dr. Markward will play pieces highlighting music from the period.    Free and all are welcome. Register online below.        
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, November 18 at 10:30 am to discuss 500 Years of Living, an anthology of essays from Jack Galvin's Circle of Scholars'. All are welcome. Free. 
Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Dr. Edward Markward, Music Director of the Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra, examines the English influence on music in Europe from 1350 - 1600. Dr. Markward will play pieces from the period.    Free and all are welcome. Register online below.        
Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, December 23 at 10:30 am to discuss William Shakespeare's Love's Labor Lost and view the film adaptation afterwards. All are welcome. Free.