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September 2019

Book Club – The Sea, The Sea

Thursday, September 26, 2019 @ 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

Thursday, October 17, 2019 @ 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

Saturday, October 19, 2019 @ 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

Sunday, October 20, 2019 @ 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

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 @ 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

Thursday, October 24, 2019 @ 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 – Being in the Know

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ
Fortnightly Club Meeting

The Fortnightly Club is pleased to welcome guest speaker Laura Benevento to our general meeting on Wednesday, November 13th at 1pm at Twin Maples. Being in the Know When Laura Benevento's husband suddenly passed away, she discovered how very much she didn't know. Her talk will deal with how the disorganization of personal, legal, and financial information can become a family's nightmare. She will talk about her first-hand experience and offer advice and guidance on getting organized and properly communicating…

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Ladies Night Out / Holiday Boutique

Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Carter House, 90 Butler Parkway
Summit, NJ 07901 United States
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Holiday Boutique Fortnightly Club

The Fortnightly Club's Ladies Night Out will be held Thursday, November 14 at the Carter House, 90 Butler Parkway, Summit from 6-8pm. It is a "sip-and-shop" at the Summit Historical Society Holiday Boutique. Get your holiday shopping done with good friends and good cheer!

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Book Club – Educated

Thursday, November 21, 2019 @ 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

Thursday, December 12, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ
$50
Fortnightly Club Holiday Luncheon

The Fortnightly Club of Summit Holiday Luncheon Thursday, December 12, 2019 from 11:30am to 2:30pm at Twin Maples

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January 2020

Book Club – The Goldfinch

Thu, January 23 @ 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 – Tina

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

  Tootsie is closing, so we're going to see TINA - The Tina Turner Musical on January 29, 2020. 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…

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February 2020

General Meeting – What A Dish

Wed, February 12 @ 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

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

FEBRUARY 27 AT 12PM. BROWN BAG LUNCH AND A MOVIE. Hello Ladies, Our February 27th. meeting is our movie day. Bring a brown bag lunch. Thanks to Neetha, we will be viewing The Goldfinch movie. This meeting will start at noon to allow time for a quick lunch and the film. The movie running time is 2hrs. 29mins. We have not yet picked a book for the month of April. Please start to think about a book you might like…

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March 2020

Book Club – Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Thu, March 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ
Fortnightly Book Club Eleanor Oliphant

MARCH 26. ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE BY GAIL HONEYMAN This month's book club meeting will be online over FaceTime! Check your email for details. See you soon on FaceTime! 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…

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April 2020

General Meeting – Hands On

Wed, April 8 @ 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 – Little Fires Everywhere TV Show

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

APRIL 23. Little Fires Everywhere TV Show Virtual book club meeting over FaceTime.

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Theater – Ain’t Too Proud – CANCELED

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

  Ain't Too Proud planned for April 29, 2020 has been canceled. Please check your email for information about a rescheduled theater event.

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May 2020

Scholarship Luncheon – CANCELED

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

The Fortnightly Club's Scholarship Luncheon planned for May 28th has been canceled. We are sorry to miss everyone this year but hope to see you again in the fall.

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Book Club – Circe

Thu, May 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ

MAY 28. CIRCE BY MADELINE MILLER In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child—not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power—the power of witchcraft, which can transform rivals into monsters and menace the gods themselves. Threatened, Zeus banishes her to a deserted island, where she hones…

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