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September 2019

Welcome Coffee

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 @ 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

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
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  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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