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Meet our 2020-2021 Class of Ebell Scholars

from Annmarie Hehir

October 31, 2020

One year ago at this time, we were celebrating the centennial of the Ebell Scholarship program.  Now a new school year is underway and with nearly all college and university programs still operating remotely, we are unable to welcome our new class of scholars to our historic clubhouse as we traditionally do.  The pandemic shutdown… Read more »

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Book Chamber November Choice: The Inimitable Jeeves, by P.G. Wodehouse

from Constance Hornig, Book Chamber Chair

October 31, 2020

Join us Tuesday,  November 17, (3rd Tuesday) to discuss together . . . no, that’s not true  . . to LAUGH together at feckless, insipid, and obtuse Bertie Wooster; and his butler, the stolid, laconic, and ingenious Jeeves; with appearances by Bertie’s school buddy, young Bingo (AKA  “old blighter”, “poor fish” “dear old fathead” and “old crumpet”). … Read more »

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Books for Holiday Giving

from Phyllis Hansen, Director of Programs

October 30, 2020

 Why not buy your friends and family books by this year's Zoom author-speakers whom we've hosted?  Here’s a selection. By Bobbie Cheri Gobert. Don’t You Dairy: 50 Dairy-Free & Delicious Recipes. Use Code EBELL for $5 off at https://dontyoudairy.me/purchase/dont-you-dairy-cookbook By Todd S. Purdum. Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Broadway Revolution. Available through Chevalier’s Bookstore on Larchmont.... Read more » Read more »

Ebell Magical History Tour: Stories from the Vault

from Phyllis Hansen, Club Historian

October 30, 2020

With the Archives office closed these past months, I have reached out to members and staff for stories, past and present, in what I was going to title Fun Facts. Random as they are, I soon realized not all are really factual, as you’ll read, and one is not exactly fun. I do think they… Read more »

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Welcome to EMagazine!

from Lizzie Blatt, Director of Publications

October 6, 2020

Welcome to our new blog, EMagazine! “What’s this?” you say.  “Where’s my trusty and beloved Ebell Magazine?  And why haven’t they delivered it through my mail box, like always, the way I like it?” Do you know it cost $64,000 per year to produce and distribute our Ebell Magazine?  Due to the COVID pandemic, the… Read more »

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Team Ebell Walk for Ovarian Cancer

from Lizzie Blatt, Director of Publications

October 5, 2020

On Tuesday, October 6, six Ebell members walked 5 kilometres to raise funds for member Paulinda Schimmel‘s foundation, the Ovarian Cancer Circle/Inspired by Robin Babbini.  Paulinda’s daughter, Robin, passed away from the disease aged 20.  For more information on the Ovarian Cancer Circle contact paulinda@theovariancancercircle.org.  

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View Ebell Vintage Film Footage from the 50’s

from Phyllis Hansen, Director of Programming and Ebell Historian

October 5, 2020

Home Movie Day at the Archives Bazaar Saturday Evening, October 17, 2020 5:00-8:00 p.m. Streaming live on You Tube Some of our old 16mm footage of club activities from 1958/1959 has been digitized for this special event. Held in conjunction with the annual Archives Bazaar, it has all gone virtual this year so you can… Read more »

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In Memoriam

October 4, 2020

We wish to send condolences to the family of Nancy Perry, who passed away Friday, July 10, aged 96; and to Katherine Kantardjieff, whose mother, Stefie Kantardjieff, a longtime member, passed away on Sunday, August 16.

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Book Chamber October Book Choice

from Constance Hornig, Book Chamber Chair

October 2, 2020

October Book Choice 3rd Tuesdays, 6.30 p.m. Proust (958), Melville (427), Faulkner (1289): the number of words in one of these august authors’ l-o-n-g sentences.  James McBride, their brother in bright images, crazy characters, and engrossing stories, also reels out lovely, long sentences that evoke time and place, and emotion, too, as the reader sees, hears, smells… Read more »

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Art Workshop: Boxes of Hope & Healing

from Lizzie Blatt, Director of Publications

September 30, 2020

On Tuesday, July 14, Ebell member and artist Aleka Corwin ran an art workshop to create a 3-D collage art box filled with your hopes, dreams and concerns.  “Think of it as an altar to celebrate your experiences and feelings,” said Aleka. Suzi Click Lewis was so inspired she made not one, but three, boxes!… Read more »

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