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~ Upcoming Events ~

Sunday, May 5th, 2019

Shoreacres – “Summer Court”
A Colonial Warriors Event that The Colonial Dames are invited to.
10:30 am Brief Council Meeting for all members
11:30 am Reception with wine, bellinis and Bloody Marys.
Bagpiper and procession / 12:30 pm – lunch followed by program.
$105.pp inclusive.  Jacket & Tie.
Speaker TBD

Wednesday, June 26th 2019

The Chicago Yacht Club – Council Meeting & Program
11:15 am arrival – iced tea passed
11:30 am Council Meeting
Noon – Lunch with Program ending at 1:00 pm.
Optional parking at the club available for $12 per car paid in advance with reservation.
Guests are encouraged to join program & Lunch at Noon.
Jacket & Tie $46.pp
Speaker TBD

Saturday, July 13th 2019

Onwentsia Club –Annual  Summer Dinner Dance  co-sponsored with The Colonial Dames
6:30 pm Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres on the terrace
7:30 pm Dinner in the Living Room with music and dancing.
Jacket & Tie Required. 

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019

The Casino Council Meeting & Program
11:15 am arrival – iced tea passed 
11:30 am Council Meeting
Noon-Lunch with Program ending at 1 pm.
Jacket & Tie Required.
Parking available at 200 E. Delaware and 221 E. Chestnut St.
Guests are encouraged to join program and lunch at Noon.
Speaker: TBD

Saturday, October 26, 2019

The Newberry Library – Colonial History Lecture Series
Mark A. Peterson,  Professor of History at Yale University, “The City-State of Boston: The Rise and Fall of an Atlantic Power, 1630-1865” 
10am- Free and open to the public; no registration required

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

The Casino  -“Winter Court”
6 pm Drinks and Hors d’oeuvres
7 pm Council Meeting
7:30 pm Dinner followed by Program finishing by 9 pm followed by backgammon in The Cocktail Lounge and Red Room.
White Tie Preferred or Black Tie with Optional Decorations.
Parking available at 200 E. Delaware and 221 E. Chestnut Street. Guests are encouraged.
Speaker: Brenton Simons, CEO, The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS)