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Antiques in the Lodge: The Folk Art of American Fraternal Societies

Sat, Nov 18th

11:00am - 12:00pm


Join us for a unique presentation on antiques and folk art once used by American Fraternal Societies (Odd Fellows, Freemasons, Elks, etc.). The focus will be on the significant role played by these Societies in the United States during the 1800’s and early 1900’s, not only in fostering moral values and providing opportunities for their members to socialize, but also as providers of medical care and a retirement safety net for their membership.   To illustrate the talk, real objects used in lodge meeting halls and in public parades will be shared from the personal collection of Greg Hoffman, a local antique aficionado. 


Register: 480-488-2286.


Judith: Changing Views of a Jewish Hero

Thu, Nov 30th

10:30am - 11:30am


We will look at paintings, sculptures and other depictions of the Orthodox Christian Old Testament story of Judith and Holofernes, from the 1100s to the present time, to see how different the same story can be in the hands of different artists. Sometimes the differences are due to changing styles through art history and sometimes they are due to changing views of women. Presented by Lisa Spahr, docent of The Phoenix Art Museum


Register: 480-488-2286.


"A Duet" an Evening of Music with Maestro Bob Moody and Arizona Musicfest.

Tue, Dec 5th

7:00pm, preceded at 6.15 p.m. by a reception with Prosecco and desserts (Coutesy of the English Rose Tea Room).


The Library hosts the 7th annual performance of a Duet.Maestro Robert Moody is joined by vocalist Alice Tatum and musicians including Nicole Pesce and Hannah Goldstick. There will be Prosecco, coffee and dessert prior to the performance courtesy of the English Rose Tea Room. The fee of $30 for this event benefits the Library and AZMusicfest, both non-profit organizations. 
Fee is due when 


RSVPing in advance: 480-488-2286.



DFLA Book Club

Our Book Club meets at the Library at 10 a.m. on the second Thursday of every month




Craft n Chat

Every 4th Monday of the month


December 2017 will be held on the 3rd Monday of the month.


1:00pm - 3:00pm


Do you knit, crochet, or practice another needle-craft? Join The Happy Hookers meet monthly for companionable creating and conversation! No registration.


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