The 2019-20 Monday Club programs will begin on September 9, 2019. Thank you for visiting our web site and your interest in our Club. For information about joining, contact Lee Wall at LWsuzy@att.net.
CALENDAR 2019 - 2020
To make required luncheon reservations, contact The Monday Club by the
Wednesday before each program at 314-961-0200. No reservation is
required to attend the programs.
Sun. Sept. 8 Public Art Exhibit and Reception 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Kelsey Viola Wiskirchen Sept. 9 to Oct. 29, 2019 “This exhibition explores portrait image, text, and pattern through stitched line. The embroidered images are both a reflection of self and a reflection of intimate togetherness.”
Mon. Sept. 9 Luncheon 12:00 Noon 1:00 p.m. Reflections on Cloth Kelsey Viola Wiskirchen Fiber Artist whose exhibit hangs in our Dining Room
Mon. Sept. 16 Luncheon 12:00 Noon 1:00 p.m. Monday Club Presidents’ Day Honoring the Monday Club’s past and present presidents Can you identify these presidents from information collected about them? Also, a very young picture of each with your opportunity to identify them.
Wed. Sept. 18 Workshop by Kelsey Viola Wiskirchen 9:00 a.m. to noon Create a unique wearable artwork of your own! Cost is $40.00 for members, $50.00 for others and includes all materials. Participants will learn the same dye process used by Kelsey to create geometric patterning with layered colors of dyes on vibrantly colorful silk and cotton scarves
Mon. Sept. 23 Luncheon 12:00 Noon 1:00 p.m. Buckhannon Brothers plus two Dennis Buckhannon Dennis on guitar, Curtis on mandolin, Geoff Seitz on violin/fiddle and Emily on keyboard. A wonderful array of old-time bluegrass music with a little humorous education thrown in.
Mon. Sept. 30 “City of Lights, City of Poison” 1:00 p.m. Tom Cooper, Executive Director, Webster Groves Public Library A book set in France during Louis XIV’s reign. A whole lot of death going on.
Sat. Oct.5 Kelsey Viola Wiskirchen: Reflections of Cloth 2:15 to 2:45 p.m. Exhibit at the Monday Club will be a stop on a bus tour sponsored by Innovations in Textiles STL 2019 You may also visit the individual venues on your own. For questions, contact Ann Shuck as listed in the yearbook.
Mon. Oct. 7 Luncheon 12:00 noon 1:00 p.m. The Thread Tim Ezell, Reporter, Channel 2 The Thread is a program showing the good news in our community
Mon. Oct. 14 Luncheon 12:00 Noon1:00 p.m. Cowboy Poetry Martin J. Bergin Martin is a longtime cowboy who grew up in the Southwest. He will fascinate us with his stories, poetry, and acting.
Mon. Oct. 21 Games and Gab Day $5.00 per person 11:30 a.m. Bring a sandwich. Dessert will be provided. 12:00 Noon Play games or gab
Mon. Oct. 28 Luncheon 12:00 Noon 1:00 p.m. Halloween Party with many surprises! If you want, wear a costume which would make you eligible for winning a fabulous prize in the costume contest.
Sun. Nov. 3 Public Art Exhibit and Reception 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Evalyn Rogers Nov. 3 to Dec. 17, 2019 For 18 years, Evalyn curated the art exhibitions at the Monday Club and bought works from many artists. This exhibition features these and works by Evalyn herself.
Mon. Nov. 4 Luncheon 12:00 Noon 1:00 p.m. Evalyn Rogers’s Art Exhibit: works by her and others Eighteen years of collected artwork from Monday Club exhibits and Evalyn’s own work.
Mon. Nov. 11 Luncheon 12:00 Noon 1:00 p.m. St. Louis newly renovated Soldier’s Memorial Mark Sundlov, Soldiers Memorial Divisions Director A presentation of the renovation of the Soldiers Memorial including awards and upcoming events.
Mon. Nov. 18 and 25 NO MEETINGS Closed for Thanksgiving
Mon. Dec. 2 Luncheon 12:00 Noon 1:00 p.m. General MeetingKay Newell and Wilma Wilson Find out what is happening within our club
Mon. Dec. 9 Luncheon 12:00 Noon 1:00 p.m. Wrap presents for Webster Groves Seniors after lunch An opportunity to bring and wrap small gifts for men and women in our community who would not otherwise be having Christmas.
Mon. Dec. 16 Luncheon 12:00 Noon 1:00 p.m. Duo Piano Program and Holiday Music with Dorothy Fleck and Teri Steinberg A program that will lift your spirits and gladden your hearts.
Dec. 23 and 30 No MEETINGS Closed for the Holidays
Sun. Jan. 5 Public Art Exhibit and Reception 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. American Society of Botanical Artist, Jody Williams Jan. 5 to Feb. 25, 2020 Jody Williams is the past president of the American Society of Botanical Artists. This exhibit will feature the work of St. Louis Botanical artists working in the tradition of botanical illustration, botanically accurate portraits in watercolor.
Mon. Jan. 6 Luncheon 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Botanical Art Jody Williams, past president of the American Society of Botanical Artists A presentation of Contemporary Botanical Arts on our large screen in the auditorium.
Mon. Jan. 13 Luncheon 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Live Where You Work Ann Peterson, homeowner and Bill Siebert, Landmarks Rehab award for Liz Heitman's childhood home - part of Washington University's Live Where You Work.
Mon. Jan. 20 Luncheon 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Gateway Search Dogs, Inc. Jan Meuer, President Dogs that help in the search for missing persons.
Mon. Jan. 27 Luncheon 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Jumping Fleas Ukulele Quartet Don Dempsey The members of this quartet are busy retirees who love this music and enjoy singing and playing our ukuleles for your pleasure. We invite you to sing along with us. Tapping your toes is almost a requirement!
Mon. Feb. 3 Luncheon 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Scott Joplin music on Piano Richard Egan Ready for some red-hot licks on the piano? Also, a bonus: informationabout the music and the composer.
Mon. Feb. 10 Luncheon 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Mexican Dancer, in costume on our stage Alondra Lenis Traditional Mexican Dances that will leave you in awe of their beauty and energy.
Mon. Feb. 17 Luncheon 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Mary Todd Lincoln comes to the Monday Club Betsy Burnett Belanger On this U.S.A. President’s Day, how lucky we are to have Abraham Lincoln’s wife come to our club.
Mon. Feb. 24 Luncheon 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Alzheimer’s Research Jeremy Koerber Healthy Living for your Brain and Body: Tips from the latest research
Sun. Mar. 1 Public Art Exhibit and Reception 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Kirkwood High School Advanced Placement Art Students Mar. 1 to Mar. 24, 2020 An exhibition of work by the 2020 seniors, students of Jason Hoeing and Leslie Benben
Mon. Mar. 2 Luncheon 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 2019-2020 Charity Benefit for “Pianos for People” Dr. Mark Spurrier and Pat Eastman A program featuring our two Steinway pianos, their history, and some wonderful solo and duo piano numbers. Presentation of the check for money collected.
Mon. Mar. 9 Games and Gab Day $5.00 per person 11:30 a.m. Bring a sandwich. Dessert will be provided. 12:00 Noon Play games or gab
Mon. Mar. 16 Luncheon 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. The Sounds of Scotland Linda Williams and friend Bagpipes and Irish Drums. We’ll guarantee everyone will hear this program!
Mon. Mar. 23 Luncheon 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. History of Webster Groves Mayors Tom Cooper and Debbie Ladd from the Webster Groves Public Library The Monday Club has had special dealings with at least three mayors in our history. Who are they?
Sun. Mar. 29 Public Art Exhibit and Reception 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.Exhibition of work by member artists of the Monday Club and an opportunity to purchase their artwork. Mar. 29 to May 5, 2020 Various art pieces will be for sale at $25.00. Proceeds of sale will benefit the Monday Club.
Mon. Mar. 30 Luncheon 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Art by members of the Monday Club Artists and their presentations An opportunity to view and hear our artist members explain their artwork which will be available for purchase.
Mon. Apr. 6 Luncheon 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. “The Block Manager” Judy Mundle, author Judy will provide both tears and laughs when she discusses her book, “The Block Manager.” It is the story of a Japanese American woman’s life in the U.S. internment camps, her marriage, and having a child.
Mon. Apr. 13 NO MEETING Closed for Spring Break
Mon. Apr. 20 Luncheon 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Robert B. Hermann, Ph.D., Professor of Geophysics in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Saint Louis University Recent earthquakes have caused minor damage in our region. These occur at a rate of once a decade. The question is "How quickly do we know what actually occurred?"
Mon. Apr. 27 Luncheon 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Annual Meeting Officers and committee chairs share club accomplishments and challenges.
Mon. May 4 Luncheon 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. What’s in Our Closet Ann Shuck and Emily Horton Our archivists will delight us with more history from upstairs.