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