Entries by Birgitte Nipper Sorensen

May Book Club

The book selection for May is The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery. We are meeting on May 21st at 6:30pm. “We are in the center of Paris, in an elegant apartment building inhabited by bourgeois families. Renée, the concierge, is witness to the lavish but vacuous lives of her numerous employers. Outwardly she […]

April Book Club

The book selection for April is “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” by Mark Haddon. “Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. He relates well to animals but has no understanding of human emotions. He cannot stand to […]

March Book Club

The book selection for March is 11/22/63 by Stephen King. “Life can turn on a dime—or stumble into the extraordinary, as it does for Jake Epping, a high school English teacher in Lisbon Falls, Maine. While grading essays by his GED students, Jake reads a gruesome, enthralling piece penned by janitor Harry Dunning: fifty years […]

Health Lecture March 11 – Toe and Foot Pain

UCLA orthopaedic surgeon Joan Williams, MD, will focus on common complaints in the forefoot and toes, and surgical and non-surgical treatment options.  Bunions, hammertoes, great toe pain and arthritis will also be discussed.  This event is co-sponsored with UCLA. To RSVP please call (800) 516-5323

February Book Club

“When beautiful, reckless Southern belle Zelda Sayre meets F. Scott Fitzgerald at a country club dance in 1918, she is seventeen years old and he is a young army lieutenant stationed in Alabama. Before long, the “ungettable” Zelda has fallen for him despite his unsuitability: Scott isn’t wealthy or prominent or even a Southerner, and […]

Health Lecture February 11th – Virtual Colonoscopy

Colon cancer is the second most common cancer in America, yet less than half of all Americans who should be screened follow through.  Learn about how virtual colonography might be an alternative to colonoscopy for colon cancer screening that avoids sedation.  This event is co-sponsored by UCLA. To RSVP please call (800) 516-5323.

Valentine Making and Music Appreciation Event

Here is your chance to be creative, take care of all of your Valentine cards for one cheap price AND help a great organization. At this event we provide you with all the supplies you could possibly need to make the most wonderful Valentine cards, including cards, envelopes, and a veritable smorgasbord of animals, celestial […]

January Book Club

The book selection for January is This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper. “The death of Judd Foxman’s father marks the first time that the entire Foxman family—including Judd’s mother, brothers, and sister—have been together in years. Conspicuously absent: Judd’s wife, Jen, whose fourteen-month affair with Judd’s radio-shock-jock boss has recently become painfully […]