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.
Wednesdays 1:00PM | Computer Classroom | Free Members | $3 Non-Members
May 27 The Man Who Never Was
1956 - 103 Min.
British Intelligence devises an elaborate ruse, planting phony invasion plans on a corpse, to fool the Nazis in this absorbing World War II spy tale.
June 3 Copying Beethoven
2006 - 104 Min.
Serving as a copyist to Ludwig van Beethoven gives young conservatory student, Anna Hoetz, unprecedented access to the volatile composer’s musical genius but also subjects her to his cruel tirades.
June 10 Captain Corelli’s Mandolin
2001 - 129 Min.
In 1940's Greece, a doctor is forced to share his house with an Italian soldier who has eyes for the doctor’s beautiful and strong willed daughter.
June 17 Yentl
1983 - 132 Min.
The daughter of a Talmud teacher disguises herself as a boy to gain entry to a Yeshiva.
June 24 Jane Austen’s Book Club
2007 - 106 Min.
Six book club members find their lives resemble a modern day version of Jane Austen’s novels in this drama.
Mondays 1:00PM | Auditorium | Free Members | $3 Non-Members
May 25 Memorial Day
*** No Movie, as Little House is closed in observance of Memorial Day. ***
June 1 Selma
2014 - 128 min PG-13
David Oyelowo and Carmen Elogo are believable as Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King in this Oscar Nominated movie about the march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965.
June 8 Elsa and Fred
2014 - 97 min PG-13
After losing his wife, Fred (Christopher Plummer) moves into a small apartment where he meets Elsa (Shirley MacLaine). From that moment on, everything changes.
June 15 The Imitation Game
2014 - 113 min PG-13
Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing, who solved Nazi Germany’s enigma code, decisive in the Allied victory in this Oscar nominated movie.
June 22 Wild
2014 - 109 min R
Reese Witherspoon plays a troubled woman who attempts to break with her past by going on a dangerous 1,100-mile trek.
June 29 Frontera
2014 - 103 min PG-13
A former Arizona sheriff’s wife in killed while riding on their ranch property. It would appear a Mexican illegally crossing into the US is at fault. A search for answers changes lives forever.
The Little House Book Club
Monthly meetings, the 1st Wednesday of the month, in the Conference Room
12:30 -2:00 - Free
APRIL: "Under the Wide and Starry Sky" By Nancy Horan
MAY: “Portraits in Sepia” By Isabel Allende
JUNE: "The Wednesday Sisters" By Meg Waite Clayton
JULY: "The Cool Gray City of Love" By Gary Kamiya
AUG: "The Handmaids Tale" By Margaret Atwood
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"The Art of Tea"
Presented by The Asian Art Museum
Is there a right way to drink tea? Two thousand years ago, the Chinese drank tea as a medicinal soup but, over time, tea drinking acquired cultural and artistic significance. Learn about the culture of tea, the many kinds and uses of tea —and how to drink tea properly.
June 30, 2015
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Free for members | $3 for non-members
When: Tuesday, June 9th
1:30 - 2:30 PM
Presented by: Gale Fullerton
In this first presentation, we will visit Lithuania’s capital city of Vilnius, featuring beautiful churches, distinct neighborhoods, and more. In addition there will be stops at Traki, Druskininkai, and Kaunas. These may be unfamiliar names, but the pictures you see will be unforgettable. We'll continue with the overview of this historical and beautiful country during our September 8th Tuesday Tea.
Tales of the Peninsula - They Lived in Great Houses
Tales of the Peninsula, covering1860-1915. Palatial houses and grandiose gardens. Michael Svanevik introduces personalities, their extraordinary piles and insular worlds they created. From Saratoga to Millbrae. Mills, Latham, Stanford, Phelan, Bourn, Winchester, Carolan, and more. Gossipy, personal, gripping, honest and lavishly illustrated!
Wednesdays, 5/20 5/27 and 6/3, from 1:30 to 3:30 PM; 3 sessions.
Cost: $29, or $12 drop-in
Great and Memorable Events in the History of our Nation
Join historian Michael Svanevik for this unique and popular portrayal of dramatic and extraordinary events of perpetual interest in our Nation’s past, including matters political, military, social, scientific and commercial. Riveting American tales not to be missed!
Wednesdays, 6/17 - 8/5
Cost: $53, or $12 drop-in
Learn about the culture and history of your ancestors. This series of classes will get you started and well on your way to a delightful excursion of a lifetime!
When: Thursdays, from June 4th through July 23rd
Time: 10AM - Noon
Monthly Cost: $80 member | $86 non-member | $15 drop-in