On Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 8:00 p.m., Ellen Clegg executive director of communications for the Boston Globe will be speaking at the club. Ellen Clegg is the author of ChemoBrain: How Cancer Therapies can Affect Your Mind.
Free and open to the public
On Sunday, March 30, 2014, from 1:00 to 3:00, Mary Westcott, a certified appraiser affiliated with Kaminski Auction Company, will appraise antiques and collectibles at the William Flagg Homer House, 661 Pleasant Street, Belmont. The appraisal fee is $10 for one item and $25 for three items. All proceeds will go to support the William Flagg Homer House. Mary Westcott has been an antiques dealer for many years and most recently was involved in the Oprah Winfrey Auction in California. Come and enjoy learning about your treasures.
April 12, Saturday, 1:00-2:30 p.m. - Pysanky Easter Egg Decoration Demonstration and Lecture with Erika Cherko-Soykan. Just in time for Easter, watch and learn the ancient art of Ukrainian easter egg decoration using the batik wax-resist method. Examples of these beautiful artworks will also be for sale. Admission: $5, family admission $10.
One Man Play
April 13, Sunday, 2:00 p.m. - "Vincent: A Portrait by the Postman Roulin" - Boston loves Impressionism, and so does the Homer House. Don't miss this stunning one-man play,"Vincent - A Portrait by the Postman Roulin" starring Screen Actors Guild actor Ted Zalewski as Joseph Roulin, the loyal friend of artist Vincent van Gogh in a performance audiences have hailed as "profound...spellbinding...unforgettable.." Enjoy a French café setting, music and refreshments. $20.
May 18, Sunday - "An Evening at Downtown Abbey" - All Duchesses and Dukes, mark your calendars for this spring fundraising gala in Belmont's own "Downtown Abbey," the 1853 Homer House. Details to come!
It's easy to visit the Homer House
The 1853 Homer House is located at Belmont Center, 8 miles from Boston, at 661 Pleasant Street (Rte. 60). Accessible from Route 2, Exit 59. Also via MBTA buses #74 and #75 from Harvard Square and via Commuter Rail (Acton-Fitchburg line) to Belmont Center.
Limited parking on Pleasant Street.