(from left to right) Mary Hutchings, Don Hutchings, Carolynn Wesp, and Sharon Graper talk on the back porch of Seaver Gym during the Denim and Diamonds Gala for the Chautauqua Lake Conservancy on June 17, 2016. The event was held to raise the profile of the Chautauqua Lake Association and other conservation groups and their environmental efforts.

SATURDAY JUNE 25 

8:30 Chautauqua Fund Volunteer Kick-Off and Training. Athenaeum Hotel

9:30 Chabad Jewish House Community Shabbat Service. Rabbi Zalman Vilenkin. Kiddush to follow at 12:15 p.m. Zigdon Chabad Jewish House

5:00 Catholic Mass. Hall of Philosophy

5:30 (5:30–7:45) Chautauqua Choir Rehearsal. Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall

8:15 SPECIAL. The Temptations and The Four Tops. Amphitheater


SUNDAY JUNE 26

••• Chautauqua Literary Contests begin. Submissions due by Aug. 15. Entry forms available at the Chautauqua Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall, CLSC Veranda and Smith Memorial Library

••• 59th Annual Chautauqua Exhibition of Contemporary Art opens. Through July 18. Strohl Art Center Main Gallery

••• “The Next Chapter: Work by Five Chautauqua School of Art Alumni” opens. Through Aug. 22. Strohl Art Center Gallo Family Gallery

••• “The Shape of Things to Come” opens. Through July 24. Strohl Art Center Bellowe Family Gallery

••• “Nature Refined” opens. Through July 21. Fowler-Kellogg Art Center First Floor Galleries

••• “The Art of Making Collages” opens. Through July 21. Fowler-Kellogg Art Center Second Floor Gallery

••• Melvin Johnson Sculpture Garden opens. Through Aug. 25.

7:45 Episcopal Holy Eucharist. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

8:30 Songs, Prayers, Communion & Meditation. Hurlbut Church

8:45 United Church of Christ Worship Service. UCC Randell Chapel

9:00 Episcopal Holy Eucharist. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

9:15 Catholic Mass. Hall of Christ

9:15 Disciples House Lecture. “Wear Good Underwear: Creatively Expressing Your Full You.” Nathan Day Wilson. Disciples House

9:30 Services in Denominational Houses.

9:30 Unitarian Universalist Service. Hall of Philosophy

9:30 Unity Service. Hall of Missions

9:30 Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) Service. Octagon Building

9:30 Christian Science Service. Christian Science Chapel

10:15 Sunday School. Through Grade 6. Child care for infants. Children’s School

10:45 OPENING THREE TAPS OF THE GAVEL. Thomas M. Becker, president, Chautauqua Institution. SERVICE OF WORSHIP AND SERMON. Fr. Greg Boyle, S.J., founder and executive director, Homeboy Industries. Amphitheater

11:30 (11:30 until sold out) Chicken Barbecue Dinner. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Volunteer Fire Department.) Fee. Bestor Plaza

12:00 (12–3) Family Orientation. Learn more about youth programs at Chautauqua. Bestor Plaza

12:00 (12–3) Special Studies Meet and Greet. Hultquist Center porch

12:00 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center.) Leave from Main Gate Welcome Center

12:15 Catholic Mass. Hall of Philosophy

12:30 AA / Al-Anon Meeting. Hurlbut Church

1:00 (1–5) Open House/Complementary Play Prince Demo Day. Chautauqua Tennis Center

1:00 Martha Root Memorial Lecture Series Special Concert. (Programmed by Department of Religion and the Baha’is of the Chautauqua Area.) “Selections of Baha’i Sacred Texts.” Smith Wilkes Hall

2:00 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center.) Leave from Main Gate Welcome Center

2:30 CONCERT. U.S. Army Field Band & Soldiers’ Chorus. Amphitheater

3:00 (3–5) Opening Reception. 59th Annual Chautauqua Exhibition of Contemporary Art. Strohl Art Center Main Gallery

3:00 (3–5) Opening Reception. “The Next Chapter: Work by Five Chautauqua School of Art Alumni.” Strohl Art Center Gallo Family Gallery

3:00 (3–5) Opening Reception. “The Shape of Things to Come.” Strohl Art Center Bellowe Family Gallery

3:00 Friends of the Theater Meet the Company. Membership available at the door. Smith Wilkes Hall

3:30 (3:30–4:30) Poetry and Prose Reading. (Programmed by the Writers’ Center.) Philip Terman, poetry; Philip Gerard, prose. Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall porch

3:30 (3:30–5) Jewish Film Series. (Programmed by the Everett Jewish Life Center.) “The Farewell Party.” Everett Jewish Life Center

4:00 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center.) Leave from Main Gate Welcome Center

4:30 Pre-Vespers Music. Sharing God’s Gift.” Shelly Gerovac, soprano. Hall of Philosophy

5:00 VESPERS. (Chaplain’s Journey of Faith.) Fr. Greg Boyle, S.J.. Hall of Philosophy

5:00 Open Mic. (Programmed by Chautauqua Literary Arts Friends.) Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall Ballroom

5:00 Massey Children’s Organ Encounter. Jared Jacobsen, organist. Meet in the choir loft. Amphitheater

6:00 Dinner with CLAF Friends. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Literary Arts Friends.) Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall Ballroom

6:00 New Visitor Information Session. Hultquist Center

7:00 Palestine Park Program.
A Journey Through Biblical Times.” Palestine Park

7:00 Duplicate Bridge. (Programmed by the Sports Club.) Fee. Sports Club

8:00 SACRED SONG SERVICE. “I Sing Because I’m Happy.” The Chautauqua Choir. Amphitheater

9:30 Service of Compline. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

9:30 CPOA Outdoor Lighting Walk-about. Colonnade


MONDAY JUNE 27

7:00 (7 – 11) Farmers Market.

7:15 (7:15–8) Mystic Heart Meditation: Spiritual Practices of World Religions. Leader: Paul Lukasik (Vipassana/Mindfulness Meditation). Donation. Bring gate pass. Main Gate Welcome Center Conference Room

7:45 Episcopal Holy Eucharist. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

8:00 Daily Word Meditation. (Sponsored by Unity of Chautauqua.) Hall of Missions

8:15 (8:15–9) Mystic Heart Meditation: Spiritual Practices of World Religions. Leader: Venerable Chipamong Chowdhury (Mindfulness Meditation). Donation. Bring gate pass. Main Gate Welcome Center Conference Room

8:45 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

8:55 (8:55–9) Chautauqua Prays For Peace Through Compassion. Hall of Missions Grove

9:00 Monday Morning Coffee Hour. (Programmed by the CLSC Alumni Association.) Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall porch

9:00 Chautauqua Women’s Club Board Meeting. CWC House

9:00 Trustee Conversations with the Community. “Chautauqua’s Sustainability.” Ron Kilpatrick, trustee, facilitator. Hall of Christ

9:15 MORNING WORSHIP. Fr. Greg Boyle, S.J., founder and executive director, Homeboy Industries. Amphitheater

10:15 Service of Blessing and Healing. UCC Chapel

10:45 LECTURE. Roger Rosenblatt, author, Thomas Murphy. Jane Pauley, author, Skywriting: A Life Out of the Blue. Garry Trudeau, creator, “Doonesbury.” Amphitheater

10:45 Story Time. All ages welcome. Smith Memorial Library

11:00 Special Presentation. (Programmed by Chautauqua Institution Archives.) “On Presenting Theodore Roosevelt.” Joe Wiegand, Theodore Roosevelt reprisor. Hall of Christ

12:15 Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle Mini-Review. The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks. Reviewed by John Harris. Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall porch

12:15 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

12:15 Knitting4Peace. (Sponsored by the Department of Religion.) Hall of Missions

1:00 Professional Women’s Network. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Women’s Club.) “Why Men Need to Be Feminists.” Paul Saltzmann. CWC House

1:15 Docent Tours. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle Alumni Association.)  Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall and Pioneer Hall

1:15 Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle Book Discussion. The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks. Jeffrey Miller, CLSC activities coordinator, moderator. Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall Garden Room

2:00 INTERFAITH LECTURE SERIES. John Shelby Spong, retired Episcopal bishop of Newark. Hall of Philosophy (simulcast in Hall of Christ)

2:00 (2–4) Piano Play-In. (School of Music.) Suggested fee. Sherwood-Marsh Studios

2:00 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center.) Leave from Main Gate Welcome Center

2:15 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center.) Leave from Main Gate Welcome Center

3:10 (3:10–4) Art of Investing. Discussion group. All are welcome. Smith Memorial Library

3:30 Special Author Presentation. (Programmed by the Department of Education.) Roger Rosenblatt, author, Thomas Murphy. Hall of Philosophy

3:30 (3:30–4:45) Lecture. (Programmed by the Everett Jewish Life Center.) “Rethinking Jewish Resistance during the Holocaust.” Steven Katz, Boston University. Everett Jewish Life Center

3:30 Seminar. (Programmed by the Department of Religion) “Courageous Conversations on Death and Dying: The Time is Now.” Shahid Aziz, M.D. Presbyterian House Chapel

4:00 CHAMBER MUSIC. New York Brass Arts Trio. (All seats are available on a first-come basis. No seats may be saved.) Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall

4:00 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center.) Leave from Main Gate Welcome Center

4:15 (4:15–5:15) Monarch Moments. (Programmed by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club.) “Bring Back the Monarchs.” Jack and Diane Voelker. Youth welcome. Smith Wilkes Hall

4:30 (4:30–7) Season’s Greetings Party. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Women’s Club.) CWC House

6:00 (6–8) Plant Pre-Sale. (Programmed by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club.) Sale of native, lake-friendly plants. Smith Wilkes Hall patio

6:30 Lake Walk. (Programmed by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club with the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy.) “Grow Native.” Betsy Burgeson. Heinz Beach

7:00 Palestine Park Program.
“A Journey Through Biblical Times.” Palestine Park

7:00 Girl’s Night Out. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Women’s Club Young Women’s Group.) CWC House

7:00 Teen Game Night. Bring a favorite board game. Hultquist Center

7:15 (7:15–7:45) Taizé and Tea. Meditative Worship. Randell Chapel at UCC Headquarters

7:00 Ice Breakers. (Programmed by the Abrahamic Program for Young Adults.) Children’s Beach (if rain, Pier Club)

8:15 SPECIAL. Susquehanna Chorale. (Community Appreciation Night.) Amphitheater


TUESDAY JUNE 28

7:00 (7 – 11) Farmers Market.

7:15 (7:15–8) Mystic Heart Meditation: Spiritual Practices of World Religions. Leader: Paul Lukasik (Vipassana/Mindfulness Meditation). Donation. Bring gate pass. Main Gate Welcome Center Conference Room

7:30 Bird Talk and Walk. (Programmed by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club.) Guided walk. Rain or shine. Bring binoculars. Meet at Smith Wilkes Hall entrance

7:45 Episcopal Holy Eucharist. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

8:00 Daily Word Meditation. (Sponsored by Unity of Chautauqua.) Hall of Missions

8:15 (8:15–9) Mystic Heart Meditation: Spiritual Practices of World Religions. Leader: Venerable Chipamong Chowdhury (Mindfulness Meditation). Donation. Bring gate pass. Main Gate Welcome Center Conference Room

8:45 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

8:55 (8:55–9) Chautauqua Prays For Peace Through Compassion. Hall of Missions Grove

9:15 MORNING WORSHIP. Fr. Greg Boyle, S.J., founder and executive director, Homeboy Industries. Amphitheater

10:15 Service of Blessing and Healing. UCC Chapel

10:45 LECTURE. Roger Rosenblatt, author. Lorin Stein, editor-in-chief, The Paris Review. Pamela Paul, editor, The New York Times Book Review. David Lynn, editor, The Kenyon Review. Amphitheater

10:45 Story Time. All ages welcome. Smith Memorial Library

12:15 Brown Bag Lecture. (Programmed by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club.) “On Golden Pond: Conservation Through the Lives of Loons.” Nina Schoch, wildlife veterinarian, Biodiversity Research Institute of Portland. Smith Wilkes Hall

12:15 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

12:15 Brown Bag Lecture. (Programmed by the Writers’ Center.) “Oh, the Places Our Writing Will Go!” Philip Terman. Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall porch

12:15 Tallman Tracker Organ Mini-Concert. “Dusting Off the Trackers: Tallman 101.” Jared Jacobsen, organist. Hall of Christ

12:15 (12:15–1:15) Brown Bag.(Programmed by the Everett Jewish Life Center.) “Saving Jews During The Holocaust.” Steven Katz, Boston University. Everett Jewish Life Center

12:15 LGBT & Friends Brown Bag Dialogue. (Sponsored by the Metropolitan Community Church.) “Transcending LGBT Labels: Finding One’s Authentic Expression.” Everyone welcome. Writers’ Center

12:30 (12:30–1:55) Mystic Heart Meditation Seminar. “Journey Through Buddha Dharma both Eas and West.” Venerable Chipamong Chowdhury (Theravadan Buddhism). Donation. Hall of Missions

1:00 (1–5) Plant Sale. (Programmed by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club.) Sale of native, lake-friendly plants. Smith Wilkes Hall patio

1:00 (1-1:50) Informal Critique Session. (Programmed by Chautauqua Literary Arts Friends.) Bring five copies of one page of poetry or prose. Alumni Hall porch

1:00 Docent Tours. Meet at Fowler-Kellogg Art Center

1:00 (1–4) Duplicate Bridge. For men and women. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Women’s Club.) Fee. CWC House

1:00 Mah Jongg. (Programmed by the Sports Club.) Sports Club

2:00 INTERFAITH LECTURE SERIES. John Shelby Spong, retired Episcopal bishop of Newark. Hall of Philosophy (simulcast in Hall of Christ)

2:00 (2–3:30) Piano Master Class. (School of Music.) John Milbauer and Nicola Melville. Suggested fee. Sherwood-Marsh Studios

2:00 (2–4:30) Voice Sing-In. (School of Music.) Fletcher Music Hall

2:00 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center.) Leave from Main Gate Welcome Center

2:15 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center.) Leave from Main Gate Welcome Center

3:15 Social Hour at Denominational Houses.

3:15 (3:15–4:15) Hebrew Congregation Conversation & Refreshments. Everett Jewish Life Center

3:30 Chautauqua Heritage Lecture Series. “Teddy Roosevelt Returns to Chautauqua.” Joe Wiegand, Theodore Roosevelt reprisor, Chautauqua Institution. Hall of Christ

4:00 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center.) Leave from Main Gate Welcome Center

4:00 Piano Guest Faculty Recital. (School of Music.) Jerome Lowenthal and Ursula Oppens. Fee. (Benefits the Chautauqua Women’s Club Scholarship Fund.) Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall

4:00 Special Concert. (Programmed by the Writers’ Center.) “Heroes and Hellraisers: An American Anthem Concert.” Philip Gerard, prose writer-in-residence. Alumni Hall Ballroom

4:00 Conversations with Chairman of the Board. James A. Pardo Jr., chair. Main Gate Welcome Center Film Room

4:15 Garden Walk. (Programmed by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club.) Joe McMaster. Meet at the lake side (back) of Smith Wilkes Hall

4:30 Knitting4Peace Workshop. (Sponsored by the Department of Religion) Methodist House porch

4:30 Softball Organizational Meeting. Women’s League meets at 4:30, Men’s League follows at 5. Sports Club

5:00 (5–7) Chautauqua Connections Picnic. Opening picnic for sponsors and Instrumental, Voice, Piano and Dance students, APYA coordinators and Daily interns. Meal provided. Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall lawn (if rain, Bellinger Hall South basement)

6:00 FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT SERIES. “Young Playwrights!” Chautauqua Theater Company. Smith Wilkes Hall

6:30 Meet the Chautauqua Scholars. (Hosted by The International Order of The King’s Daughters and Sons.) Refreshments will be served. Florence Hall, 6 Irving Place

7:00 Visual Arts Lecture Series. Steven Harvey and Jennifer Samet, co-jurors, 59th Annual Chautauqua Exhibition of Contemporary Art. Hultquist Center

7:00 Introduction to the Labyrinth. (Sponsored by the Department of Religion.) Bring gate pass. Located adjacent to Turner Community Center

7:00 Bible Study. (Sponsored by the Department of Religion.) “Reflections on the Letter to the Ephesians.” The Rev. Carmen Perry, leader. United Methodist House

7:00 Motet Choir Rehearsal. Hall of Christ

8:00 APYA Porch Chat. (Programmed by the Abrahamic Program for Young Adults.) Discussion with John Shelby Spong. Young adults only. Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall porch

8:15 SPECIAL. Tiempo Libre. Amphitheater


WEDNESDAY JUNE 29

7:00 (7 – 11) Farmers Market.

7:15 (7:15–8) Mystic Heart Meditation: Spiritual Practices of World Religions. Leader: Paul Lukasik (Vipassana/Mindfulness Meditation). Donation. Bring gate pass. Main Gate Welcome Center Conference Room

7:45 Episcopal Holy Eucharist. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

8:00 Daily Word Meditation. (Sponsored by Unity of Chautauqua.) Hall of Missions

8:15 (8:15–9) Mystic Heart Meditation: Spiritual Practices of World Religions. Leader: Venerable Chipamong Chowdhury (Mindfulness Meditation). Donation. Bring gate pass. Main Gate Welcome Center Conference Room

8:45 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

8:55 (8:55–9) Chautauqua Prays For Peace Through Compassion. Hall of Missions Grove

9:15 MORNING WORSHIP. Fr. Greg Boyle, S.J., founder and executive director, Homeboy Industries. Amphitheater

9:15 Science Group Presentation. (Programmed by the CLSC Alumni Association.) “Big Science.” Allison Hopper. Hall of Christ

9:15 Jewish Discussions. (Programmed by Chabad Jewish House.) “Kabala & Psychology.” Rabbi Zalman Vilenkin. Zigdon Chabad Jewish House

9:15 Garden Walk. (Programmed by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club.) Sharon Reed. Rain or shine. Fletcher Music Hall

10:00 Voice Master Class. (School of Music.) Maria Fortuna and Michael Dean. Fee. McKnight Hall

10:15 Service of Blessing and Healing. UCC Chapel

10:45 LECTURE. Roger Rosenblatt. Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Grammy-, Emmy- and Oscar-winning songwriters. Amphitheater

12:00 Women in Ministry. Hall of Missions

12:00 Burning Questions. (Programmed by the Abrahamic Program for Young Adults.) Smith Wilkes Hall

12:15 Massey Organ Mini-Concert: “Happy Holidays!” Jared Jacobsen, organist. Amphitheater

12:15 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

12:15 Brown Bag Book Review. (Programmed by the CLSC Alumni Association.) Nina Walsh, Why Sinatra Matters by Pete Hamill. Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall porch

12:30 AA / Al-Anon Meeting. Hurlbut Church

1:00 (1–4) CWC Artists at the Market. Farmers Market

1:00 Docent Tours. Meet at Fowler-Kellogg Art Center

1:15 Docent Tours. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle Alumni Association.)  Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall and Pioneer Hall

1:15 Language Hour. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Women’s Club.) CWC House

2:00 INTERFAITH LECTURE SERIES. John Shelby Spong, retired Episcopal bishop of Newark. Hall of Philosophy (simulcast in Hall of Christ)

2:00 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center.) Leave from Main Gate Welcome Center

2:15 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center.) Leave from Main Gate Welcome Center

2:30 (2:30–3:30) Gardening Workshop. (Programmed by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club.) “Gardening Myths and Quotations.” Children’s School

3:00 (3–5) Opening Reception. Nature Refined. Fowler-Kellogg Art Center First Floor Gallery

3:00 (3–5) Opening Reception. The Art of Making Collages. Fowler-Kellogg Art Center Second Floor Gallery

3:30 (3:30–5) Jewish Film Series. (Programmed by the Everett Jewish Life Center.) “The Farewell Party.” Everett Jewish Life Center

4:00 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center.) Leave from Main Gate Welcome Center

4:00 (4–6) Guest Piano Faculty Master Class. (School of Music.) Jerome Lowenthal. Fee. Sherwood-Marsh Studios

4:15 CLSC Young Readers. Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson. Poetry program led by Robin Martin, Chautauqua youth coordinator. Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall

4:15 Bat Chat. (Programmed by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club.) Caroline Van Kirk Bissell. Smith Wilkes Hall

5:00 (5–7) Scholarship Events Picnic. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Women’s Club.)

6:00 (6–8) Brick Walk Cafe Concerts. Steve Strickland Duo. Brick Walk Cafe

6:30 Positive Path for Spiritual Living. (Programmed by Unity of Chautauqua.) Bring gate pass. Main Gate Welcome Center Conference Room

6:45 Eventide Travelogue. (Programmed by CLSC Alumni Association.) Hall of Christ

7:00 Pre-Performance Lecture. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Dance Circle.) Chautauqua Dance Salon. Smith Wilkes Hall

7:00 Christian Science Service. Christian Science Chapel

7:00 (7–7:45) LGBT Metropolitan Community Church Vespers.
UCC Chapel

7:00 Family Movie Night. “The Princess Bride.” Hultquist Center

8:00 APYA Porch Chat. (Programmed by the Abrahamic Program for Young Adults.) Discussion with Fr. Greg Boyle, S.J. Young adults only. Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall porch

8:15 SPECIAL. Chautauqua Dance Salon. Mark Diamond, director. Amphitheater


THURSDAY June 30

7:00 (7– 11) Farmers Market

7:15 (7:15–8) Mystic Heart Meditation: Spiritual Practices of World Religions. Leader: Paul Lukasik (Vipassana/Mindfulness Meditation). Donation. Bring gate pass. Main Gate Welcome Center Conference Room

7:45 Episcopal Holy Eucharist. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

8:00 Daily Word Meditation. (Sponsored by Unity of Chautauqua.) Hall of Missions

8:15 (8:15–9) Mystic Heart Meditation: Spiritual Practices of World Religions. Leader: Venerable Chipamong Chowdhury (Mindfulness Meditation). Donation. Bring gate pass. Main Gate Welcome Center Conference Room

8:45 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

8:55 (8:55–9) Chautauqua Prays For Peace Through Compassion. Hall of Missions Grove

9:15 MORNING WORSHIP. Fr. Greg Boyle, S.J., founder and executive director, Homeboy Industries. Amphitheater

9:15 Jewish Discussions. (Programmed by Chabad Jewish House.) “Talmudic Ethics.” Rabbi Zalman Vilenkin. Zigdon Chabad Jewish House

9:15 Chautauqua Speaks. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Women’s Club.) “Building Houses for the Needy in Chautauqua County.” Ted First, vice president, Chautauqua Area Habitat for Humanity. CWC House

10:15 Service of Blessing and Healing. UCC Chapel

10:45 LECTURE. Roger Rosenblatt. Ann Patchett, author, Bel Canto. Amphitheater

10:45 Story Time. All ages welcome. Smith Memorial Library

12:15 Knitting4Peace. UCC Reformed Church House porch

12:15 Brown Bag. Chautauqua Theater Company. Bratton Theater

12:15 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

12:30 (12:30–1:55) Mystic Heart Meditation Seminar. “Finding Refuge: Mindfulness and Loving-Kindness Meditation.” Paul Lukasik (Vipassana/Mindfulness Meditation). Donation. Hall of Missions

12:45 Catholic Community Seminar Series. “The Church’s Devotion to the Saints” The Rev. Ralph E. Wiatrowski, pastor, St. Barnabas Parish, Northfield, Ohio. Methodist House Chapel

1:15 Duplicate Bridge. Fee. Sports Club

2:00 INTERFAITH LECTURE SERIES. John Shelby Spong, retired Episcopal bishop of Newark. Hall of Philosophy (simulcast in Hall of Christ)

2:00 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center.) Leave from Main Gate Welcome Center

2:15 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center.) Leave from Main Gate Welcome Center

3:15 Afternoon of Song Recital No 1. Chautauqua Opera Young Artists. Athenaeum Hotel Parlor

3:30 CLSC AUTHOR PRESENTATION. Geraldine Brooks, The Secret Chord. Hall of Philosophy

4:00 Dedication of the Ryan Kiblin Memorial Stormwater Park. Behind Norton Hall

4:00 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center.) Leave from Main Gate Welcome Center

4:00 (4–6) Guest Piano Faculty Recital. (School of Music.) Jerome Lowenthal and Ursula Oppens. Fee. (Benefits the Chautauqua Women’s Club Scholarship Fund.) Sherwood-Marsh Studios

4:45 “Friends of an Art Student” Annual Picnic. (Programmed by VACI Partners.) Arts Quadrangle

6:30 Author’s Hour. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Literary Arts Friends.) Selected writers read from their published work. Author’s Alcove at the Chautauqua Bookstore

6:45 Pre-Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra Concert Lecture. David Levy. Hurlbut Church sanctuary

6:45 PFLAG Chapter Meeting. (Sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Congregation.) Special guest John Shelby Spong. All are welcome. Unitarian Universalist Denominational House patio

7:00 Devotional Services and Programs. Denominational Houses

7:15 (7:15–7:45) Mystic Heart Meditation: Spiritual Practices of World Religions. Leader: Carol McKiernan (Centering Prayer). Donation. Bring gate pass. Main Gate Welcome Center Conference Room

8:15 Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra. Rossen Milanov, conductor; Augustin Hadelich, violin. (Community Appreciation Night.) Amphitheater

The Star-Spangled Banner
John Stafford Smith
arr. Damrosch

• Carnival Overture, B. 169, op. 92
Antonín Dvo
řák

• Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, op. 26
Max Bruch

Romeo and Juliet: Selections from Suite Nos. 1 and 2, op. 64
Sergei Prokofiev


FRIDAY July 1

CANADA DAY

7:00 (7–11) Farmers Market

7:15 (7:15–8) Mystic Heart Meditation: Spiritual Practices of World Religions. Leader: Paul Lukasik (Vipassana/Mindfulness Meditation). Donation. Bring gate pass. Main Gate Welcome Center Conference Room

7:45 Episcopal Holy Eucharist. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

8:00 Daily Word Meditation. (Sponsored by Unity of Chautauqua.) Hall of Missions

8:15 (8:15–9) Mystic Heart Meditation: Spiritual Practices of World Religions. Leader: Venerable Chipamong Chowdhury (Mindfulness Meditation). Donation. Bring gate pass. Main Gate Welcome Center Conference Room

8:45 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

8:55 (8:55–9) Chautauqua Prays For Peace Through Compassion. Hall of Missions Grove

9:00 Men’s Club Speaker Series. Bill Clinger, former U.S. congressman. United Methodist House

9:00 Nature Walk. (Programmed by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club.) Jack Gulvin, naturalist. Meet at the lake side (back) of Smith Wilkes Hall

9:15 MORNING WORSHIP. Fr. Greg Boyle, S.J., founder and executive director, Homeboy Industries. Amphitheater

9:15 Jewish Discussions. (Programmed by Chabad Jewish House.) “Prayer Re-Examined.” Rabbi Zalman Vilenkin. Zigdon Chabad Jewish House

10:00 Children’s School Independence Day Parade. Bestor Plaza

10:00 (10–12) Voice Master Class. (School of Music.) Brian Zeger. Fee. McKnight Hall

10:15 Service of Blessing and Healing. UCC Chapel

10:45 LECTURE. Roger Rosenblatt. Alan Alda, actor; author, Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself. Arlene Alda, photographer; author, Just Kids from the Bronx.Amphitheater

12:15 Brown Bag Lecture. (Programmed by the Writers’ Center.) “Words & Music: Making a Record.” Philip Gerard. Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall porch

12:15 Challah Baking. (Programmed by Chabad Jewish House.) Zigdon Chabad Jewish House

12:15 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

12:30 Jum’ah Prayer. (Programmed by the Abrahamic Program for Young Adults.) Hall of Christ

12:30 Women Seeking Serenity. 12-step meeting. Hurlbut Church Parlor

12:30 (12:30–5) Piano SAI Competition: Preliminary Round. (School of Music.) Sherwood-Marsh Studios

12:45 Catholic Community Seminar Series. “Faith and Love at Work: Is this Permissible?” The Rev. Kenneth Miller, pastor, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Austintown, Ohio. Methodist House

1:00 (1–4) CWC Artists at the Market. Farmers Market

2:00 INTERFAITH LECTURE SERIES. John Shelby Spong, retired Episcopal bishop of Newark. Hall of Philosophy (simulcast in Hall of Christ)

2:00 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center.) Leave from Main Gate Welcome Center

2:15 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center.) Leave from Main Gate Welcome Center

2:30 (2:30–5) Mah Jongg. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Women’s Club.) Memberships available at the door. CWC House

3:30 Chautauqua Heritage Lecture Series. “Presidents of Chautauqua.” Ed Evans, instructor, department of Communications and Media, SUNY Broome. Hall of Christ

3:30 (3:30–5) Chautauqua Dialogues. (Sponsored by the Department of Religion.) Facilitator-led group discussions. No fee; pre-registration required by Thursday at 2 p.m. Interfaith Lectures. Locations to be announced

4:00 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center.) Leave from Main Gate Welcome Center

4:15 Purple Martin Chat. (Programmed by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club.) Jack Gulvin, BTG naturalist. Purple martin houses between Sports Club and Miller Bell Tower

4:45 Chautauqua Community Band Rehearsal. Anyone who plays a band instrument is invited to join. Jason Weintraub, conductor. Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall

5:00 Hebrew Congregation Evening Service. Rabbi Sid Schwarz. Andy Symons, cantorial soloist. Miller Bell Tower (if rain, Pier Building)

6:00 (6–7:45) Chautauqua Choir Rehearsal. All singers welcome. (Two rehearsals required to sing at Sunday worship services.) Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall

6:15 Opera Invasion. Opera Open Book No. 1. Amphitheater plaza

7:00 Visual Arts Lecture Series. David East, ceramist; professor, Maryland Institute College of Art. Hultquist Center

8:00 THEATER. In the Next Room. (Preview. Reserved seating; purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center or Colonnade lobby ticket offices and 45 minutes before curtain at Bratton kiosk.) Bratton Theater

8:15 SPECIAL. LeAnn Rimes with opening act Carly Pearce. Amphitheater

 


SATURDAY July 2

7:00 (7– 11) Farmers Market

9:30 Hebrew Congregation Sabbath Service. Rabbi Sid Schwarz. Andy Symons, cantorial soloist. Kiddush follows in Hurlbut Social Hall. Hurlbut Church Sanctuary

9:30 Chabad Jewish House Community Shabbat Service. Rabbi Zalman Vilenkin. A Kiddush follows at 12:15 p.m. Zigdon Chabad Jewish House

11:00 (11–12) Guest Piano Faculty Master Class. (School of Music.) Ursula Oppens. Suggested fee. Sherwood-Marsh Studios

12:00 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center.) Leave from Main Gate Welcome Center

12:30 (12:30–2:30) Social Bridge. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Women’s Club.) CWC House

2:00 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center.) Leave from Main Gate Welcome Center

3:00 LECTURE. Contemporary Issues Forum. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Women’s Club.) Mary Beth Rogers, author, Barbara Jordan: American Hero. Hall of Philosophy

4:00 Public Shuttle Tours of Grounds. Fee. (Purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center.) Leave from Main Gate Welcome Center

5:00 Catholic Mass. Hall of Philosophy

6:00 THEATER. In the Next Room. (Opening. Reserved seating; purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center or Colonnade lobby ticket offices and 45 minutes before curtain at Bratton kiosk.) Bratton Theater

6:00 (6–7:45) Chautauqua Choir Rehearsal. All singers welcome. (Two rehearsals required to sing at Sunday worship services.) Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall

8:15 CHAUTAUQUA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Rossen Milanov, conductor. Jennifer Koh, violin. Amphitheater

• Dance of the Comedians from The Bartered Bride
Bed
řich Smetana

• Violin Concerto in A minor, B. 96/108, op. 53
Antonín Dvo
řák

• Symphony No. 5 in E minor, op. 64
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

 

 

Feature photo by Sarah Holm.

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