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 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

April 22 – Speaker is Christopher Ketcham. His topic—What Are the Questions We Should Be Asking on Earth Day 2021? Play Event

May 6 – Speaker is Samantha Snyder, historian and current reference librarian at George Washington’s Mount Vernon. Her topic—Elizabeth Willing Powel: Washington’s Trusted Philadelphia Confidante. Play Event

May 13 – Speaker is Gail Harrity, president and chief operating officer of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Her topic—Behind the Scenes at the PMA: Unveiling the Core Project. 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.