The Georgetown Book Club again needs your help! Current and prospective members have suggested a variety of great titles to read for upcoming meetings, and we want your opinion!
Check out the novels listed below and then use the poll below to choose the titles that you would like to read. The five titles that receive the most votes will be added to the group's reading list.
The choices are:
Celebrate Women's History Month!
On Wednesday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m., Dr. Ruth Trocolli, the City Archaeologist for the District of Columbia, will discuss prominent Native American women in Washington.
This event is free and open to the public.
Afghan-American Nadia Hashimi's literary debut novel, The Pearl that Broke its Shell, is a searing tale of powerlessness, fate, and the freedom to control one's own fate that combines the cultural flavor and emotional resonance of the works of Khaled Hosseini, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Lisa See.
On Friday, February 13 a sprinkler pipe burst in the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. Water damaged the historic Peabody Room on the third floor and walls on the second and the first floors. Fortunately, there has been minimal damage to the historic collections of the Peabody Room.
Visioning is a process of creating the life you want. Of finding the dream in you and translating it into a three-dimensional world. Visioning is defined as "purposeful daydreaming applied to everyday life." It is the voice of the "creative conscience."
Visions energize, motivate, and commit you towards the new mental model of yourself. Visions help you
Think about your future
Learn how to negotiate verbal snares and snarls.
Susan Lowell of Tenlytown T'ai Chi will lead two free workshops based on Suzette Haden Elgin's books. The workshops will cover the same material, but feel free to participate in both.
Join us in the afternoon on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. or stop by after work on Tuesday, March 24 at 7 p.m.
Drawing is a soothing yet expressive activity that people from various disciplines can enjoy. Learn drawing basics or improve your skills in our three-part workshop for adults:
Thursday, May 14 at 7 p.m.
Thursday, May 21 at 7 p.m.
Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m.
Materials are provided and the classes are 75 minutes each. Please note that the class size is limited to 12 participants.
Dr. Neal Barnard is a physician and researcher whose area of interest is diet and health. He is the founder and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Dr. Barnard is particularly interested in diabetes.
He will speak about the connection between diet and health.
The event is free and open to the public.