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First Friday Variety
Friday, May 2, 7:30-10:30 pm
RSVP by April 30

Spring Work Day
Saturday, May 3, 9-11 am
Help prepare the building and garden for summer activities.

Annual Meeting of the Proprietors
Wednesday, May 7, 7 pm
All members welcome

CSEM Concert
Guido's Ear: The Rising of the Barogue Violin in Italy
Saturday, May 10, 8 pm
$30; $25 for members; free for students 17 and under
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Members Garden Party
Sunday, June 1, 3-5 pm
Members and their guests
RSVP by May 30

Conservation Night
Wednesday, June 4, 7 pm
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Saturday: 10 AM to 2 PM
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First Friday Variety
An Evening of Games, Conversation, Controversy?

Bring something to share: a song; an instrument; a martial arts form; a magic trick; a radical idea; and participate in the inaugural offering of Poetic Karaoke. Pick a card from the provided deck of Wordsworth, Yeats, Browning, Whitman, Sandburg, Keillor, and more, featuring haiku, limericks, psalms and (in honor of Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday) a pocket full of sonnets, or bring a poem of your choice!

Teacakes, Espresso, Petit Fours, Amuse-Bouche

7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Dress as you wish

Arrive and Depart as you like

RSVP April 30


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