Monday Programs

The Woman’s Club hosts over 50 events, programs, receptions, and workshops for our members and their guests throughout the Club season from October through April.  Our Monday Program series features an array of lecturers and personalities who speak on a variety of interests and topics.

2016-2017 Monday Programs

  • Mike Allen(Members Only)- “An Insider’s Look at the Presidential Race 2016”
  • Jindra Cekan, Ph.D. – “What Happens after a Project to End Hunger Ends”
  • The Rt. Hon. Lord Alan Watson of Richmond, CBE FRTS– “Two Speeches that Changed The World”
  • Carlotta Walls LaNier– “A Mighty Long Way: Fateful Steps into Civil Rights History”
  • Gretchen Long– “America’s Best Idea: Our National Park System Celebrates a Centennial”
  • Patricia Mears– “Elegance in an Age of Crisis: Fashion of The 1930s”
  • Dana Goldstein– “Chalkboard Challenges: The Curious History of Teaching in America”
  • Joe Queenan– “Where Did it All Fall Apart”
  • Ric Burns(Members Only)– “Celebrating the Creative Spirit: Andy Warhol, Eugene O’Neill and Oliver Sacks”
  • Rita McClenny– “Yes, Virginia is Ready for Her Close-Up”
  • Allen Lynch, Ph.D.– “Vladimir Putin and The Russian Future”
  • Percy Strickland– “Miracle on North 31st Street”
  • Helene Dreiling– “Design Can Save The World”
  • Marc Lapadula– “A Valentine Treat: Love on The Silver Screen”
  • Travis McDonald– “Poplar Forest: The Lost and Found Private World of Thomas Jefferson”
  • Carrie Brown- “The Mystery Tour: One Writer’s Itinerary”
  • Ronald Crutcher, Ph.D.– “From The Nest Egg to The Frying Pan: Beethovan and The Schuppanzigh Quartet”
  • Mac Griswold– “Nothing Should Be Noticed: The Life and Gardens of Bunny Mellon”
  • A.E. Dick Howard– “The Struggle over The Supreme Court”
  • Brigid Schulte– “Time is Power”
  • Stacey Bewkes & Susanna Salk– “At Home With” Around the World”

Notable Past Speakers

The Woman’s Club is proud to have hosted over the past one hundred years renowned speakers such as poet Robert Frost, pioneer aviator Amelia Earhart, dancer and entertainer Martha Graham, past Presidents John F. Kennedy and George H. W. Bush, authors Tom Wolfe and Gail Sheehy, adventurer Tweed Roosevelt, architect Frank Lloyd Wright, pundits Jon Meacham and Gloria Borger, to name just a few.