Fall 2015

September 15 Tim Farrell,  46 yr. English Teacher, Gunn High School, Palo Alto; Docent Emeritus, Filoli; Actor and IPA Brew Master

A “Not-so-Secret Life”: Charles Dickens in his novels

October 6 Victoria Lautman, Journalist, Art Historian and Indiaphile

Beyond the Taj Mahal: Inside India

October 20 Larry Hancock, General Director with Artists from the Opera San Jose; Mr. Hancock has been with OSJ for more than 30 years

Duets & Arias from Grand Opera

November 3 Denise Kiernan, Journalist, Producer and Author

The Girls of Atomic City – spies, secrecy and the Manhatten Project

November 17 Marcia Coyle, Chief Washington Correspondent for the National Law Journal, Lawyer and Journalist

The Impact of Recent Supreme Court Decisions

December 1 Kay Payne, Docent, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

A Day in the Life of the Renaissance: A lively guided visit to Florence and Venice, via contemporary works by da Vinci, Botticelli, Raphael & more


January 19 Peter Walsh, Expert in organizational design; radio and tv personality; author

Its All Too Much: Living a Richer Life with Less Stuff