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.

Thursday poker game from 2pm to 4:30pm

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.

March 4 – Speaker is Anatol Lieven, professor at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service in Qatar. His topic—A Realist’s Proposals to Combat Climate Change, based on his 2019 book, Climate Change and the Nation State: The Case for Nationalism in a Warming World. Play Event

March 11 – Speaker is Laurie Olin, one of America’s most distinguished landscape architects. His topic—Seeing France, Humble to Grand, based on and illustrated by works from his recent book, France Sketchbooks. Play Event

March 18 – Speaker is Gus Faucher, chief economist at PNC Financial Services Group. His topic—A Booster Shot of Information on the Economy. Play Event

March 25 – Speaker is Ian S. Lustick, who holds the Bess W. Heyman Chair in political science at Penn. His topic—The One-State Reality in Israel-Palestine: Biden’s Dilemma, based on his 2019 book, Paradigm Lost: From Two-State Solution to One-State Reality. Play Event

April 1 – Speaker is Jack Nagel, professor emeritus of political science at Penn. His topic—The Struggle for Voting Rights: Will National Reforms Prevail over State Rollbacks? Play Event

April 8 – Speaker is Paula Marantz Cohen, dean of the Pennoni Honors College and a distinguished professor of English at Drexel. Her topic—King Lear and the Marginality That Comes With Age. Play Event


First Tuesday of the month at 6pm: Evening Roundtable with guest speaker and discussion during buffet supper.

Third Friday night Club dinners: 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.