Lecture/Teas

Lecture/Teas begin with a lecture, followed by a tea.  All events are held at The New York Junior League, 130 East 80th Street (between Park and Lexington Avenues). As a courtesy to our speakers, please arrive before the start of the lecture. Door fee: $30. Guests/Potential Members are welcome.

Following is our Spring 2018 schedule:

Monday, January 22, 2:00pm
Eric D. Groft, FASLA: “The Oehme, van Sweden Gardens of New York and New England.” Mr. Groft will lead us on a visual tour of the stunning work of the world-renowned landscape architecture firm Oehme, van Sweden (OvS) from the sandy beaches of Sagaponack to the rolling hills of Greenwich to salt-sprayed coasts of Newport and Nantucket.

Monday, February 26, 2:00pm
Tony Hillery, Founder and Executive Director, Harlem Grown: “Urban Farming in Harlem”

Monday, March 26, 2:00pm
Madelyn Wils, President and CEO, Hudson River Park Trust: “Transformation of Urban Waterfronts — Recreation, Resiliency and Security”

Monday, April 23, 2:00pm
Betsy Pinover Schiff, Photographer (topic to be announced)