We offer more than a hundred intellectually stimulating and personally enriching programs each year.


Monday Quarterback luncheons – a 20-20 hindsight of the previous weeks’ editorials and news topics – arranged by Alina Macneal and hosted by a rotation of members 12:30pm-1:45pm.

Thursday Roundtable lunch: guest speakers present a wide range of topics, followed by discussion: 12:30pm-1:45pm. (every other week)

Past Recorded Events:

Recent events are listed below. To view other event recordings, beginning with October 2020, scroll down to Current Events, click on a month and scroll down to the event of interest.

Feb 3 – Speaker is Robert Berry: His topic—Seeing Ulysses: Word into Image. Play Event

Feb 10 – Speaker is Steven Ujifusa: His topic—Yankee Merchants and Vessels of the China Trade: Barons of the Sea. Play Event

Feb 17 – Speaker is Gus Foucher, Chief Economist at PNC Financial Group: His topic—A Booster Shot of Information on the Economy. Play Event

Feb 24 – Speaker is Dan Rottenberg,   His topic—Education of a Journalist based on his just published professional memoir. Play Event

March 3 – Speaker is Innmate Marc Kittner,   His topic—Antartica and the Atacama Desert: Through the Lens. Play Event

March 10 – Speakers are former Philadelphia Inquirer editor Bill Marimow and Innmate Dan Rottenberg.   Their topic—A More Perfect Union: The Inquirer Examines Founding Ideals and Institutional Realities, Starting with Itself.  Play Event

March 24 – Speaker is Cyndi Reed Richards,   Her topic—Bridging the Big Divides: Inside Out, Sid by Side.  Play Event

April 14 – Speaker is Michael Levy,   His topic—Cyberlaw: Privacy Rights in Our Digital Age. Play Event

April 21 – Speakers are Ann de forest and Mickey Herr,   Their topic—Is Walking a Subversive Act? Play Event

April 28 – Speaker is Esther Hornik,  Her topic—Charlotte Cushman: The Philanthropic Legacy of America’s First Celebrity Actress. Play Event

June 13 – Speaker is Kermit Roosevelt,  His topic—United States v. One Book Called Ulysses: A View of Censorship in the 1920s, and Now in the 2020s. Play Event

June 30 – Speaker is Joe Jordan,  His topic—Tales of Cape May Point, a Singular Jersey Shore Resort. Play Event


Club dinners: Dinners generally are held on the first Thursday and third Friday of the month: Cocktails at 5:30pm, speaker at 6:15pm, dinner at 7pm.


January: Annual Business Meeting of the general membership followed by the J. William White Dinner with toasts to Dr. White, our founder, as well as to first president S. Weir Mitchell and to Benjamin Franklin (on an evening closest to Benjamin Franklin’s birthday, January 17th).

Summer: Picnic usually at the home of an Innmate.

December: Holiday Lunch, featuring Fish House Punch, beginning at 11:30am.