Saturday, April 27, 6 pm – Westchester Amateur Musicians Orchestra Concert
Join the Westchester Amateur Musicians Orchestra for their concert at ECSW on Saturday, April 27 at 6 pm! The orchestra rehearses in our space and welcomes more contact with ECSW.

Saturday, May 4, from 1:30-4:00 p.m. We All Belong Here: Hearing the Voices of Muslim Women
Join the Fellowship of Reconciliation for a panel discussion of four Muslim women who live in our region at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 320 Sawkill Road, Kingston NY. Panelists will share individual hardships and experiences with Islamophobia while examining the intersectionality of diversity, oppression, and the United States’ war economy. They will discuss how negative perceptions are formed and governmental policies reify Islam while manufacturing tropes and stereotypes. RSVP via Facebook.

Upcoming Aging in Place Events

Wednesday, May 15, 2 pm – “Legacy Letters” at White Plains Library
Amy Paul will talk about creating “Legacy Letters” (also known as “Ethical Wills”).

Wednesday, June 19, 2 pm – “Criminal Justice” at White Plains Library
Prof. Bennett Gershman will enlighten us about Criminal Justice.

Sometime in May – FREE LUNCH for members at Imperial Wok on North Broadway. Watch for an announcement with specifics.

July (date to be announced)Elder care attorney Anthony J. Enea will talk about “Accountable Aging: Preparing for the Elder Years.”

Thursday, April 11, at 2 pm – Current Events Discussion Group at Ethical Culture Society of Westchester
Monthly discussion of issues of the day, moderated by Beth Kava. The group meets on the second Thursday of each month.

Writing Group – Informal writing group, led by member Lew Sunderland
Generally every three weeks. All members are invited to attend. Please contact Aging in Place at 319-1609 for information.

Upcoming Old Guard of Westchester Events

The Old Guard of Westchester, which meets regularly at the Ethical Culture Center, sponsors a speaker every Tuesday from 11 a.m. until noon. All members of the Ethical Culture Society and friends and neighbors are welcome to attend. A list of speakers and subjects over the next few weeks follows:

• April 23 – Ron Pompei – Five Ways to Invest in Real Estate
• April 30 – Joel Iskowitz – History as told in coins and medallions
• May 7 – Steve Katz – Reinventing Aging Through Technology
• May 14 – Nada Khader – Wespac: Programs and Advocacy
• May 21 – Nat Reiff – The Hymn of Nations
• May 28 – Osborn – Fall Prevention

Also, on Friday, May 17, the Old Guard will be sponsoring a Safe Driving Class at the Ethical Culture Building. Persons completing the course are eligible for a reduction in their car insurance rates over the following three years. Anybody interested in attending this course (there is a $25 fee for the full-day session) should contact Richard Ronde at 914-997-7757 or by email at