Chautauquans enjoy a sunset on the shore at 8 P.M. on Wednesday, August 10, near the Bell Tower. Photo by Carolyn Brown.

MONDAY August 22

••• The Next Chapter closes. Strohl Art Center/Gallo Family Gallery

••• The Path to Heaven closes. Strohl Art Center Bellowe Family Gallery

7:00 (7 – 11) Farmers Market

7:15 (7:15–8) Mystic Heart Meditation: Spiritual Practices of World Religions. Leader: David Gluck. (Hindu-based 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

8:45 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

9:15 MORNING WORSHIP. The Rev. Dwight D. Andrews, senior minister, First Congregational Church, UCC, Atlanta. Amphitheater

10:15 Service of Blessing and Healing. UCC Chapel

10:45 LECTURE. Wynton Marsalis, artistic director, Jazz at Lincoln Center. Amphitheater

10:45 Story Time. (Stories planned for 5-to 6-year-olds.) Smith Memorial Library

12:10 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

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

12:15 Brown Bag. (Sponsored by the Ecumenical Community of Chautauqua.) “Angel House Orphanage in Tanzania.” Anna Migera. Randell Chapel

12:15 Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle Mini-Reviews and Book Discussions. Aimless Love by Billy Collins. Reviewed by Fred Zirm. Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall porch

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

1:15 Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle Book Discussion. Aimless Love by Billy Collins. Jeffrey Miller, CLSC activities coordinator, moderator. Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall Garden Room

2:00 INTERFAITH LECTURE SERIES. The Rev. Dwight D. Andrews. Jared Jacobsen, coordinator of worship and sacred music, Chautauqua Institution. Hall of Philosophy (simulcast in the 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

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

3:30 (3:30–4:45) Lecture. (Programmed by the Everett Jewish Life Center.) “Rembrandt and the Jews – Between Myth and Reality.” Shalom Sabar, Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Everett Jewish Life Center

3:30 Special Conversation. “From Here to Hereafter: Let’s Talk About Death.” (Department of Religion.) Advance care planning and end-of-life care. Shahid Aziz, M.D., Hospice Chautauqua County. Presbyterian House

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

5:00 CHAMBER MUSIC. Jazz at Lincoln Center. (All seats are available on a first-come basis. No seats may be saved.) Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall

6:30 Lake Walk. (Programmed by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club with the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy.) “A National Audubon Important Bird Area.” Jeff Tome, senior naturalist, Jamestown Audubon Society and Sanctuary. Meet at the covered porch at Heinz Beach (below the YAC)

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

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

7:30 Teen Movie Night. “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.” Hultquist Center 101

8:15 SPECIAL. Boogie Stomp! The Get Up and Dance Musical Celebration. (Community Appreciation Night.) Amphitheater

TUESDAY August 23

••• Gradations closes. Strohl Art Center

7:00 (7 – 11) Farmers Market

7:15 (7:15–8) Mystic Heart Meditation: Spiritual Practices of World Religions. Leader: David Gluck. (Hindu-based Meditation.) Donation. Bring gate pass. Main Gate Welcome Center Conference Room

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

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

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

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. The Rev. Dwight D. Andrews, senior minister, First Congregational Church, UCC, Atlanta. Amphitheater

9:15 Jewish Discussions. (Programmed by Chabad Lubavitch of Chautauqua). “Maimonides: Guide for the Perplexed.” Rabbi Zalman Vilenkin. Zigdon Chabad Jewish House

9:15 Garden Walk. (programmed by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club.) Sharon Reed, master gardener. Rain or shine. Meet at the lake side (back) of Smith Wilkes Hall

10:15 Service of Blessing and Healing. UCC Chapel

10:45 LECTURE. Geoffrey C. Ward, co-writer, “Jazz.” Amphitheater

10:45 Story Time. (Stories planned for 3- to 4-year-olds.) Smith Memorial Library

12:10 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

12:15 Tallman Tracker Organ Mini-Concert. “An American Organ Songbook” Jared Jacobsen, organist. Hall of Christ

12:15 Brown Bag Lecture. (Programmed by the Everett Jewish Life Center.) “Religious Ideology and Visual Culture: The Sacrifice of Isaac in Jewish, Christian and Islamic Art.” Shalom Sabar, Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Everett Jewish Life Center

12:15 Brown Bag Lecture. (Programmed by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club.) “Insect Companions for Gardens.” Sally Cunningham, garden consultant, writer and speaker. Smith Wilkes Hall

12:15 Brown Bag Lecture. (Programmed by the Writers’ Center.) “The Artt of Concealing and Revealing in Poetry ” Neil Shepard. Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall porch

12:15 LGBT & Friends Brown Bag. (Sponsored by the Metropolitan Community Church.) “Becoming a More Inclusive Community — Everyone’s Job.” Literary Arts Center Garden Room

12:30 (12:30–1:55) Mystic Heart Meditation Seminar. “The Song of Chant and Mantra.” Leader: David Gluck. (Hindu-based Meditation.) Donation. Hall of Missions

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

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

2:00 INTERFAITH LECTURE SERIES. Steven Darsey, author, The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob: Music and Worship. Hall of Philosophy (simulcast in the 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 Social Hour Denominational Houses.

3:15 Hebrew Congregation Conversations & Refreshments. Everett Jewish Life Center

3:30 Chautauqua Heritage Lecture Series. “Sh-Boom! Or, How Early Rock & Roll Taught Us to Stop Worrying and Love America’s Cold War Culture.” Richard Aquila, prof. emeritus, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. Hall of Christ

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

4:15 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

6:45 Pre-Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra Concert Lecture. Grant Cooper. Hurlbut Church sanctuary

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

7:00 Motet Choir. Hall of Christ

8:15 CHAUTAUQUA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Cristian Macelaru, guest conductor. Amphitheater

Fountains of Rome
Ottorino Respighi

Poéme de l’amour et de lar mer,
Op. 19
Ernest Chausson

• Symphony No. 1, Op. 39, E minor
Jean Sibelius

WEDNESDAY August 24

••• VACI Open Members Exhibition closes. Fowler-Kellogg Art Center

••• Last day for the Gallery Store. Strohl Art Center

7:00 (7 – 11) Farmers Market

7:15 (7:15–8) Mystic Heart Meditation: Spiritual Practices of World Religions. Leader: David Gluck. (Hindu-based 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

8:45 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. The Rev. Dwight D. Andrews, senior minister, First Congregational Church, UCC, Atlanta. Amphitheater

9:15 CLSC Alumni Association Science Circle Presentation. “The Microbiome: Do You Know the Real You?” Norman Weinberg. Hall of Christ

9:30 Chautauqua Institution Trustees Porch Discussion. “Looking Ahead to the 2016 Season.” Tom Becker, president, Chautauqua Institution. Hultquist Center porch

10:15 Service of Blessing and Healing. UCC Chapel

10:45 LECTURE. Amphitheater

12:00 Women in Ministry. Hall of Missions

12:10 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

12:15 Massey Organ Mini-Concert. “Unforgettalbe in Every Way.” Jared Jacobsen, organist. Amphitheater

12:15 Brown Bag Book Review. (Programmed by the CLSC Alumni Association.) Madeleine Land and Vincent Gardner, Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison. Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall porch

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

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

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

1:15 Language Hour. French, Spanish, Swedish, etc. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Women’s Club.) CWC House

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

2:00 INTERFAITH LECTURE SERIES. The Rev. James Evans, author, The Ambivalent Gospel of Motown. Hall of Philosophy (simulcast in the 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

3:30 (3:30–5:15) Jewish Film Series. (Programmed by the Everett Jewish Life Center.) “The Outrageous Sophie Tucker.” Everett Jewish Life Center

3:30 Contemorary Issues Dialogue. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Women’s Club.) Dr. Jennifer Brokaw, medical advocate, writer, speaker. CWC House

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

4:15 CLSC Young Readers Program. Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan. Program led by Betsy Burgeson, supervisor of gardens and landscapes, Chautauqua Institution. Children’s School

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

6:00 (6–8) Brick Walk Cafe Concerts. Kev Rowe. Brick Walk Cafe

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

6:45 Eventide Travel Series. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle Alumni Association.) “Russia, The Post Soviet Years, From Yeltsin to Putin to Crimea.” Jim Brady. Donation. Hall of Christ

7:00 Christian Science Service. Christian Science Chapel

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

7:00 Pre-Performance Lecture. (Programed by the Chautauqua Dance Circle.) Garth Fagan Dance. Smith Wilkes

8:15 SPECIAL. Garth Fagan Dance. (Community Appreciation Night.) Amphitheater

THURSDAY August 25

7:00 (7 – 11) Farmers Market

7:15 (7:15–8) Mystic Heart Meditation: Spiritual Practices of World Religions. Leader: David Gluck. (Hindu-based 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

8:45 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

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

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

9:15 MORNING WORSHIP. The Rev. Dwight D. Andrews, senior minister, First Congregational Church, UCC, Atlanta. Amphitheater

9:15 Chautauqua Speaks. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Women’s Club.) “Arts Programming at CHQ — Onward and Upward!” Deborah Sunya Moore, associate director of programming, Chautauqua Institution. CWC House

10:15 Service of Blessing and Healing. UCC Chapel

10:45 LECTURE. Cécile McLorin Salvant, Grammy-winning jazz vocalist. Amphitheater

12:10 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

12:15 Jewish Film Series. (Programmed by the Everett Jewish Life Center.) “Bagels Over Berlin.” Alan Feinberg, producer. Everett Jewish Life Center

12:15 Knitting4Peace. UCC Reformed House Porch

12:30 (12:30–1:55) Mystic Heart Meditation Seminar. “Working with Shlokas: The Lyrics of the Spiritual Path” Leader: David Gluck. (Hindu-based Meditation.)  Donation. Hall of Missions

12:45 Chautauqua Catholic Community Seminar. “One Pastor’s View of Young Adults.” The Rev. Robert Kennedy, pastor, Blessed Sacrament Church, Rochester, N.Y. Methodist House Chapel

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

1:15 Duplicate Bridge. Fee. Sports Club

2:00 INTERFAITH LECTURE SERIES. Michael Weis, cantor, Brotherhood Synogogue, New York City. Hall of Philosophy (simulcast in the 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

3:30 CLSC AUTHOR PRESENTATION.Billy Collins, Aimless Love. Hall of Philosophy

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

4:15 Mystic Heart. Social Gathering and Tea. 37 Root Ave. (behind Norton Hall)

4:45 (4:45–6:45) Music at Heirloom. Kev Rowe. Heirloom Restaurant at the Athenaeum Hotel

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

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

7:00 Family Movie Night. “Up.” Hultquist Center 101

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 SPECIAL. Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis: Birth of the American Orchestra. Amphitheater

FRIDAY August 26

7:00 (7 – 11) Farmers Market

7:15 (7:15–8) Mystic Heart Meditation: Spiritual Practices of World Religions. Leader: David Gluck. (Hindu-based 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

8:45 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. “Chautauqua’s Early Innovations: Part II.” Bob Hopper. United Methodist House

9:15 MORNING WORSHIP. The Rev. Dwight D. Andrews, senior minister, First Congregational Church, UCC, Atlanta. Amphitheater

9:15 Men’s Club Speaker Series.Monica Robins, TV 8 health reporter. United Methodist House.

10:15 Service of Blessing and Healing. UCC Chapel

10:45 LECTURE. Wynton Marsalis. Geoffrey C. Ward. Amphitheater

12:10 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

12:15 Brown Bag Lecture. (Programmed by the Writers’ Center.) “Writing a Bigger World ” Ron MacLean. Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall porch

12:30 Women Seeking Serenity. Hurlbut Church Parlor

12:45 Chautauqua Catholic Community Seminar. ““The Path to Discipleship: Roadmap for Evangelizing and the Church.” The Rev. Robert Ring, pastor, St. Louis Church, Pittsford, N.Y. Methodist House Chapel

2:00 INTERFAITH LECTURE SERIES. Rabbi Kenneth A. Kanter, director, Rabbinical School, Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion. Hall of Philosophy (simulcast in the 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. “Five More Giants of Chautauqua.” Told by five good Chautauquans. 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

4:00 CLSC Alumni Association Executive Committee Meeting. Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall Kate Kimball Room

4:00 Guest Artist Voice Recital. (School of Music.) Luanne Crosby, soprano; Alexandra Porter, soprano; with J.J. Penna, piano. (Benefits the Chautauqua Women’s Club Scholarship Program.) McKnight Hall

5:00 Hebrew Congregation Evening Service. “Kabbalat Shabbat: Welcome the Sabbath.” Rabbi Franklin W. Muller. 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

8:15 SPECIAL. The Abyssinian Mass. Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Chorale Le Chateau. Damien Sneed, conductor. The Rev. Calvin O. Butts, narrator. Amphitheater

SATURDAY August 27

7:00 (7–11) Farmers Market

7:15 (7:15–7:45) Centering Prayer. Mystic Heart Community Meditation Program and the Chautauqua Catholic Community. Hall of Philosophy

1:00 Staged Reading of One-Act Plays. (Sponsored by Friends of Chautauqua Theater.) David Zinman. Donation requested. Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall

3:00 LECTURE. (Programmed by Chautauqua Women’s Club.) Contemporary Issues Forum. Steven J. Brown, chief operating officer, National Business Aviation Association. Hall of Philosophy

4:00 Documentary Screening. “Between the Motion and the Music: The Restoration of the Massey Memorial Organ.” Fred Rueckert, filmmaker. Hall of Christ

5:00 Catholic Mass. Hall of Philosophy

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 SPECIAL. Mary Chapin Carpenter. Amphitheater

SUNDAY August 28

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

9:30 Services in Denominational Houses.

9:30 Unitarian Universalist Service. Hall of Philosophy

9:30 Unity Service. Hall of Missions

9:30 Christian Science Service. Christian Science Chapel

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

10:45 SERVICE OF WORSHIP AND SERMON. The Rev. Calvin O. Butts, pastor, The Abbysinian Baptist Church, New York City. Amphitheater

11:30 (11:30 until sold out) Chicken Barbecue Dinner. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Volunteer Fire Dept.) Fee. Chautauqua Fire Hall

2:30 CONCERT. East Winds Symphonic Band. Amphitheater

5:00 Massey Organ Tour. Amphitheater

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

8:00 SACRED SONG SERVICE and Closing Three Taps of the Gavel. “Within This Tent” – Final Chautauqua Thoughts. Thomas M. Becker, president, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua Choir and Massey Memorial Organ. Amphitheater

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