Little House, Roslyn G. Morris Activity Center

Cultural Activities

  

Little House has a variety of cultural activities- from holiday celebrations to weekly movies. All of our events are open to both members and non-members! For more information on upcoming and past lectures, movies, and activities click on the links below.

 

 

CULTURE MOVIES 

Wednesdays 1:00PM | Computer Classroom | Free Members | $3 Non-Members 

January 21 - "Poirot: Murder in Mesopotamia"        

2001 NR - 100 minutes

Detective Poirot is again brought to life when he finds himself embroiled in a murder mystery while on vacation in the Middle East. An archeologist’s gorgeous but widely disliked wife is murdered during an excavation, and Poirot, accompanied by the ever-fruitful Capt. Hastings, must step in and figure out the whodunit.

 

January 28 - "Poirot: Lord Edgware Dies"                    

2000 NR  - 95 minutes        

When Poirot meets famous actress Jane Wilkinson, he’s instantly smitten and agrees to visit her estranged husband and urge him for a divorce. But when Lord Edgware is found murdered the fun begins.

 

ECLECTIC MOVIES 

Mondays 1:00PM | Auditorium | Free Members | $3 Non-Members 

January 26 - “Chef”  

2014 R - 115 minutes

Writer-director Jon Favreau stars as a chef going through a crisis.  Lots of familiar faces, including Sofia Vergara, Jon Leguizamo, Scarlett Johansson, Oliver Platt, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Downey, Jr., and Bobby Cannavale. 

 

February 2 - “Belle” 

2014 PG - 103 minutes

Based on the real-life story of a Royal Navy Admiral’s illegitimate mixed-race daughter who was brought up in Lord Mansfield’s house to be a lady of property.  With Gugu Mbatha-Raw in her first starring role

 

 

The Little House Book Club Meets the First Wednesday of the Month

Next meeting will be Wednesday, February 4, 2015   12:30 -2:00 - Free

FEBRUARY:  "Old Man And The Sea" By Ernest Heminway

MARCH: "The Arsonist" By Sue Miller

APRIL: "Under the Wide and Starry Sky" By Nancy Horan

 

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Docent Lectures Series

 SFMOMA's Exhibit:

"Photography in Mexico: Art and Politics" 

Photo: Alejandro Cartagena, Business in a Newly Built Suburb in Juarez, from the series Suburbia Mexico, 2009; Collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase; © Alejandro Cartagena

This lecture will focus on photography from the post-Mexican Revolution period to the present, highlighting Mexico’s rich, varied, and powerful photographic tradition. The presentation looks at the range of approaches and concerns that photographers in Mexico and beyond have pursued over time. Using images and video clips, the talk includes works by Tina Modotti, Edward Weston, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Lola Alvarez Bravo, Nacho Lopez, Graciela Iturbide, Alejandro Cartagena and Daniela Rossell.

February 17, 2015, 1:30PM - 2:30PM

Free for members, $5 for non-members

For info, call 650-326-2025, x222

 

 

 

Tuesday Tea Series

Check out our monthly guest speakers who share with us their amazing life experiences. Coming up next:

TUESDAY TEA 

An African Safari Through Kenya (Part 2 of 2) 

Join us with our tour guide, Gale Fullerton, as he shares his favorite pictures from his recent trip with Little House, to Kenya. Gale will share photos from the six preserves he visited, featuring majestic animals, exquisite sunsets, soaring mountains, champagne colored hills and colorful native tribes.

Day:  Tuesday

Date: February 10, 2015

Time: 1:30 – 2:30 PM

Cost: Free to members/$3.00 non-members

 

Info: Kamilah Najieb-Wachob    650-326-2025, ext. 222

 

History Class with Michael Svanevik

A class not to be missed! Be captivated by this state's rich history. A new ruling family leads 17th-century Britain - the Stuarts, autocratic and treacherous.  Cunning, manipulative personalities lead the nation to civil war.  Join historian MICHAEL SVANEVIK for this dramatic, gossipy and significant evaluations of a most exciting era! Every Wednesday, 1/21 - 3/11, from 1:30 to 3:30 PM; 8 sessions $50.

Genealogy

 Learn about the culture and history of your ancestors.