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September 2019

Welcome Coffee

Wed, September 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ
Fortnightly Club Welcome Coffee

Please join us for our annual Welcome Coffee to kick off the club season and welcome members, new and old! This is a popular and casual event for all members to meet or reconnect and catch up.  Coffee and refreshments will be served.

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Book Club – The Sea, The Sea

Thu, September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ

SEPTEMBER 26. THE SEA, THE SEA BY IRIS MURDOCH Charles Arrowby, leading light of England’s theatrical set, retires from glittering London to an isolated home by the sea. He plans to write a memoir about his great love affair with Clement Makin, his mentor both professionally and personally, and to amuse himself with Lizzie, an actress he has strung along for many years. None of his plans work out, and his memoir evolves into a riveting chronicle of the strange…

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October 2019

Grounds For Sculpture Trip

Thu, October 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$125
Grounds For Sculpture Trip

Visit Grounds For Sculpture with The Fortnightly Club on Thursday October 17th.   We'll depart Twin Maples at 9am and return 4pm.  The trip will be $125 per person and includes: Round trip bus Introductory video Self-guided tour Three course lunch at Rats Restaurant To RSVP, please send a check for $125 payable to "The Fortnightly Club" at 214 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901 by October 3. Nestled in the heart of central New Jersey lies Grounds For Sculpture, a magical…

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Four Centuries in a Weekend – Saturday

Sat, October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ
Twin Maples Four Centuries Site

Twin Maples will be a featured site for Union County's Four Centuries Weekend. Four Centuries in a Weekend Explore the Historic Sites of Union County October 19 – 20, 2019 Saturday & Sunday 12 noon – 5 pm Free Admission More than 30 sites open to the public – many offering special activities & events

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Four Centuries in a Weekend – Sunday

Sun, October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ
Twin Maples Four Centuries Site

Twin Maples will be a featured site for Union County's Four Centuries Weekend.   Four Centuries in a Weekend Explore the Historic Sites of Union County October 19 – 20, 2019 Saturday & Sunday 12 noon – 5 pm Free Admission More than 30 sites open to the public – many offering special activities & events

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Theater – Hadestown

Wed, October 23 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm

  On October 23rd 2019, we will see the highly acclaimed Hadestown, winner of 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. As always, we leave at 10:30am from Twin Maples and will return by 5:30pm. Please notify the Theater Chairwomen ASAP if you signed up for Fortnightly Theater but are unable to attend this show.  We maintain a waitlist in case of last minute cancellations.  To get on the waitlist, please contact our Theatre Chairs.

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Book Club – Nanaville: Adventures in Grandparenting

Thu, October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ

OCTOBER 24. NANAVILLE: ADVENTURES IN GRANDPARENTING BY ANNA QUINDLEN Mother, mother-in-law, grandmother–the Pulitzer-winning columnist and #1 bestselling author reflects on the roles we play throughout our lives, sharing personal stories and advice on the special joys and complexities of middle age. Book club meetings are open to all Fortnightly Club members. Not a member? Come to our book club meeting and see what it’s all about! We would love for you to join us.

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November 2019

General Meeting

Wed, November 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ
Fortnightly Club General Meeting

Our November General Meeting will be Wednesday, November 13th at 1pm at Twin Maples. Guest speaker to be announced.

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Book Club – Educated

Thu, November 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ

NOVEMBER 21.  EDUCATED BY TARA WESTOVER An unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Her family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education, and no one to intervene when one of…

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December 2019

Holiday Luncheon

Thu, December 5 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ
TBD
Fortnightly Club Holiday Luncheon

The Fortnightly Club of Summit Holiday Luncheon Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 11:30am to 2:30pm at Twin Maples

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January 2020

Book Club – The Goldfinch

Thursday, January 23, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ

JANUARY 23. THE GOLDFINCH BY DONNA TARTT The Goldfinch won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, among other honors. It begins with a boy. Theo Decker, a thirteen-year-old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother. Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. Bewildered by his strange new home on Park Avenue, disturbed by schoolmates who don’t know how to talk to him, and tormented above all by his unbearable…

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Theater – Tootsie

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
NY United States

  On January 29, 2020, the Fortnightly Theatre group will see the highly entertaining Tootsie. As always, we leave at 10:30am from Twin Maples and will return by 6pm. There is time for lunch with friends and then the show. For members who did not sign up last spring, but wish to attend a show, we keep a waitlist in case of last minute cancellations.  To get on the waitlist, please contact our Theatre Chairs. Please notify the Theater Chairwomen…

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February 2020

General Meeting – What A Dish

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ
Fortnightly Club General Meeting

Our very own Cheryl from What A Dish will give a cooking demo and tasting at our February general meeting. These February meetings with Cheryl have become a delicious Fortnightly Club favorite!

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Book Club – Brown Bag & Movie

Thursday, February 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ

FEBRUARY 27 AT 12PM. BROWN BAG LUNCH AND A MOVIE. Movie to be determined.

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March 2020

General Meeting

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ
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Fortnightly Club General Meeting

Fortnightly Club's March General Meeting.  Guest speaker to be announced.

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Book Club – Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Thursday, March 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ

MARCH 26. ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE BY GAIL HONEYMAN Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she’s thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy. But everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office. When she and Raymond together save Sammy, an elderly gentleman who…

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April 2020

General Meeting – Hands On

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ
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Fortnightly Club General Meeting

Our April General Meeting will be a hands-on volunteer opportunity.  Details to be announced.

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Book Club – TBD

Thursday, April 23, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ

APRIL 23. OPEN FOR SUGGESTIONS

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Theater – Ain’t Too Proud

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
NY United States

  Ain't Too Proud is our third theatre excursion on April 29, 2020. As always, we leave at 10:30am from Twin Maples and will return by 6pm. Please notify the Theater Chairwomen ASAP if you signed up for Fortnightly Theater but are unable to attend this show.  We maintain a waitlist in case of last minute cancellations.  To get on the waitlist, please contact our Theatre Chairs.

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May 2020

Scholarship Luncheon

Thursday, May 28, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
NJ
TBD
Fortnightly Club Scholarship Luncheon

Save the date for The Fortnightly Club's Scholarship Luncheon! Our annual spring fundraiser will be Thursday May 28th at 11:30am. More details to be announced... we'll keep you posted!

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