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 with recordings are listed below. Click on Play Event to view. To see Closed Captions, move your cursor to the lower right corner of the video to see available options, click on the “cc” icon, and then click on the “English (auto-generated) cc” option in the pop-up menu. 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.

March 3 – Speaker is Dieter Forester on Nuclear Fusion, and Some Thoughts on the History of Technology Play Event

February 23 – Speaker is Robert Stiefel, His topic—Who Wanted What: A First-hand Account of Craft and Commerce in Colonial Philadelphia. Because of recording difficulties, a similar presentation at the American Philosophical Society is linked here: Play Event

January 26 – Speaker is Vincent Kling,   His topic—The Stream of Time: Beginning, Middle, and End in Modernist Experimental Literature. Play Event

February 9 – Speaker is William Valerio,   His topic—George Biddle Rediscovered: The Main Line Scion Whose Art Bore the Stamp of Justice. Play Event

February 2 – Speaker is Barry Gross,   His topic—Lessons Learned from the Defense in High-profile Cases. Play Event

January 26 – Speaker is Jennifer Gray,   Her topic—Unearthing Quaker History on Arch Street. Play Event

January 12 – Speaker is Jonathon Burton ,   His topic—Hamilton’s Bank and The Restoration Project? Play Event

January 5 – Speaker is Mickey Herr,  Her topic—When Memorials Aren’t Enough. Play Event

December 1 – Speaker is Drexel’s Provost Emeritus and Distinguished University Professor Mark Greenberg. His topic – Soaring College Costs: Why So High? Play Event

November 18 – Speakers are Patrick Stoner & Innmate Paula Marantz Cohen.  Their topic—The Art and Practice of Interviewing.  Play Event

November 10 – Speaker is Corrinne Chong,  Her topic—Modigliani: Up Close, Behind the Scenes.  Play Event

November 3 – Speaker is George Boudreau,  His topic—Telling the Stories of Early American Women.  Play Event

October 27– Speaker is Gus Faucher, His topic— A Booster Shot of Information on the Economy Play Event

October 13 – Speaker is Louis Natali, His topic— The Innocence Project: Exoneration, Prevention, Reform. Play Event

October 6 – Speaker is Peter Conn, His topic—Monuments and Memory: Versions of the American Past. Play Event

September 29 – Speaker is Charles McMahon, His topic—Tom Stoppard’s Travesties: Spinning Threads of Inspiration to Suit New Realities. 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.