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WEEK ONE


SATURDAY, JUNE 24

9:30 Chabad Jewish House Community Shabbat Service. Rabbi Zalman Vilenkin. Kiddush follows 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. Jay Leno with opening act Austin Walkin’ Cane. Amphitheater


SUNDAY, JUNE 25 

••• Chautauqua Literary Contests begin. Submissions due by Aug. 14. Entry forms available at the Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall, CLSC Veranda and Smith Memorial Library

••• 60th Annual Chautauqua Exhibition of Contemporary Art opens. Through July 18. Fowler-Kellogg Art Center

••• “Homage to Mango Street” opens. Through Aug. 21. Strohl Art Center Gallo Family Gallery

••• “Staying Alive: Tapestries by Erika Diamond” opens. Through July 23. Strohl Art Center Bellowe Family Gallery

••• “Resting Place: The American Landscape” opens. Through July 16. Strohl Art Center Main Gallery

••• Melvin Johnson Sculpture Garden opens. Through Aug. 23.

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 Men’s Tefillin Club. (Programmed by Chabad Jewish House.) Zigdon Chabad Jewish House

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

9:30 Christian Science Service. Christian Science Chapel

10:15 Sunday School. Ages 3–11. Children’s School

10:45 CEREMONIAL INSTALLATION OF THE PRESIDENT. James A. Pardo Jr., chair, Chautauqua Institution Board of Trustees.
OPENING THREE TAPS OF THE GAVEL. Michael E. Hill, president, Chautauqua Institution.
SERVICE OF WORSHIP AND SERMON“Obsessed with the Pursuit of Happiness: The Energy of Invention.” The Rev. Alan Jones, dean emeritus, Grace Cathedral, San Francisco. Amphitheater

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

12:00 (12–2) Open House. Zigdon Chabad Jewish House

12:00 (12–3) Youth Registration. Register for Children’s School and Boys’ and Girls’ Club. Hultquist Center

12:00 (12–3) Youth and 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 (12–5) Open House/Complimentary Play Prince Demo Day. Chautauqua Tennis Center

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

12:30 (12:30–12:45) Opera Invasion No. 1. “President’s Serenade.” Bestor Plaza

1:30 Martha Root Memorial Lecture Series Special Concert. (Programmed by Department of Religion and the Baha’is of the Chautauqua Area.) “The Baha’i Faith: God, Revelation, Humanity and the Advances of Civilization.” Tabisom Anvari, president, Facien Marketing Services. Hall of Christ

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

2:30 CONCERT. The Jazz Ambassadors of the U.S. Army Field Band. Amphitheater

2:30 Friends of the Theater Meet the Company. Membership available at the door. Smith Wilkes Hall

3:00 (3–5) Opening Reception. 60th Annual Chautauqua Exhibition of Contemporary Art. Fowler-Kellogg Art Center

3:30 (3:30–4:30) Poetry and Prose Reading. (Programmed by the Writers’ Center.) Shara McCallum, poetry; Laura Maylene Walter, prose. Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall porch

3:30 (3:30–5) Jewish Film Series. (Programmed by the Everett Jewish Life Center.) “The Women’s Balcony.” 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 (4–4:30) Blessing of the Animals. Miller Park

4:30 Pre-Vespers Musical Reflection. “Sharing God’s Gift.” Gena Bedrosian, pianist. Hall of Philosophy

5:00 VESPERS. (Chaplain’s Journey of Faith.) The Rev. Alan Jones. Hall of Philosophy

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

5:00 Massey Organ Tour. 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

6:30 LGBTQ and Friends Meet and Greet. (Sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Chautauqua.) Athenaeum Hotel porch

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. “Within This New Tent.” The Chautauqua Choir. Amphitheater

8:00 Shirley Lazarus Sunday Speakers Series. (Programmed by the Hebrew Congregation of Chautauqua.) “U.S.-Soviet Relations Conferences 1986–88: A Story Behind the Story.” Howard Steindler, attorney, Cleveland. Hurlbut Sanctuary

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


MONDAY, JUNE 26

7:00 (7 – 11) Farmers Market

7:00 (7–9) “Dawn Patrol” Round-Robin Doubles. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Tennis Center.) Chautauqua Tennis Center

7:15 (7:15–8) Mystic Heart Meditation: Spiritual Practices of World Religions. Leader: Bante Chipamong Chowdhury (Theraveda Buddhism/Mindfulness Meditation). Donation. Presbyterian House Chapel

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: Bante Chipamong Chowdhury (Theraveda Buddhism/Mindfulness Meditation). Donation. Presbyterian House Chapel

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“Faith-based Invention! A Billboard on the Side of the Road: ‘Welcome to Las Vegas: A Faith-based Community.’ ” The Rev. Alan Jones, dean emeritus, Grace Cathedral, San Fransisco. Amphitheater

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

10:15 Service of Blessing and Healing. UCC Chapel

10:45 LECTURE. Obi Felten, head of getting moonshots ready for contact with the real world, X. Amphitheater

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

11:30 (11:30–7:30) Native Plant Sale. (Programmed by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club.) Sale of native, lake-friendly plants. Smith Wilkes Hall patio

12:00 (12–2) STE(A)M Truck Demonstration and Tour. All ages welcome. Miller Park

12:10 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

12:15 Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle Mini-Review. Sing for Your Life by Daniel Bergner. Reviewed by Ruth Cole.Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall porch

12:15 Monarch Moments. “Monarch Populations Beyond Eastern North America.” Adam Gollwitzer and students, Chautauqua Lake Central School. Smith Wilkes Hall

12:15 (12:15–1:15) Knitting4Peace. (Sponsored by the Department of Religion.) Hall of Missions

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

1:15 Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle Book Discussion. Sing for Your Life by Daniel Bergner. Ruth Cole, moderator. Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall Garden Room

1:30 (1:30–2:30) Open Rehearsal. Ailey II. Amphitheater

2:00 INTERFAITH LECTURE SERIES“Big Dreams: The Science of Dreaming and the Origins of Religion.” Kelly Bulkeley,author, Big Dreams: The Science of Dreaming and the Origins of Religion. Hall of Philosophy (simulcast in Hall of Christ)

2:00 (2–4) Piano Play-In. (School of Music.) (Benefits the Chautauqua Women’s Club Scholarship Fund.) 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

2:30 (2:30–4) Open Rehearsal. (Chautauqua Opera Company.) Hydrogen Jukebox. Fletcher Music Hall

3:30 (3:30–4:45) Lecture. (Programmed by the Everett Jewish Life Center.) “Great Voices, Civil Liberty, & American Jewry” Gary Zola, executive director, Jacob Radar Marcus Center, American Jewish Archives. 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 (4–5:30) APPLIED ETHICS SERIES“Innovation in the Anthropocene.” Brad Allenby, Lincoln Professor for Engineering and Ethics, Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics, Arizona State University. Hall of Philosophy

4:00 CHAMBER MUSIC. Cantus: No Greater Love Than This. (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

4:00 (4–6) STE(A)M Truck Demonstration and Tour. All ages welcome. Miller Park

4:00 (4:00–5) Art of Investing. “ ‘Know Thyself’ Philosophy.” Discussion group led by Dennis Galucki. Smith Memorial Library

4:30 (4:30–6) Season’s Greetings. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Women’s Club.) CWC House

4:45 (4:45–5:30) Mystic Heart Meditation. Theraveda/Mindfulness Meditation. Bante Chipamong Chowdury. Hurlbut Sanctuary

5:30 Author’s Hour. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Literary Arts Friends.) Larry Beahan and Bob Hirt. Hultquist 101

6:30 Lake Walk. (Programmed by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club with the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy.) “Invaders in Our Backyards.” Elyse Henshaw. Heinz Beach

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

7:00 (7–8:30) Friends on the Porch. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Women’s Club.) CWC House

7:00 (7–7:45) Pre-Performance Lecture. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Dance Company.) Troy Powell, artistic director, Ailey II. Smith Wilkes Hall

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

CANCELED 7:00 Frisbee Ice Breaker and Meet ’n’ Greet. (For Chautauquans ages 16–22; programmed by the Abrahamic Program for Young Adults.) University Beach (if rain, Pier Club)

7:00 (7–7:30) Taizé and Tea. Meditative Worship. Randell Chapel at UCC Headquarters

8:15 SPECIAL. Ailey II: Revelations. (Community Appreciation Night.) Amphitheater


TUESDAY, JUNE 27

7:00 (7 – 11) Farmers Market

7:00 (7–9) “Dawn Patrol” Round-Robin Doubles. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Tennis Center.) Chautauqua Tennis Center

7:15 (7:15–8) Mystic Heart Meditation: Spiritual Practices of World Religions. Leader: Bante Chipamong Chowdhury (Theraveda Buddhism/Mindfulness Meditation). Donation. Presbyterian House Chapel

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: Bante Chipamong Chowdhury (Theraveda Buddhism/Mindfulness Meditation). Donation. Presbyterian House Chapel

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.  “Telling Stories: The Invention of God! and the Invention of Humanity!” The Rev. Alan Jones, dean emeritus, Grace Cathedral, San Francisco. Amphitheater

9:15 Professional Women’s Network. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Women’s Club.) “From At-Home Mom to New York Times Best-seller.” Katy Regnery, author, Blueberry Lane Series. CWC House

9:15 Jewish Discussions. (Programmed by Chabad Jewish House.) “YOUR Jewish View.” Carolyn D. Fanaroff. Zigdon Chabad Jewish House

10:00 Toddler Time. (Hosted by the NOW Generation.) Miller Park

10:15 Service of Blessing and Healing. UCC Chapel

10:45 LECTURE. “New Eyes: How Virtual Reality Changes Work, Play, Art, Life.” Jesse Schell, CEO, Schell Games; distinguished professor, Entertainment Technology Center, Carnegie Mellon University. Amphitheater

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

12:10 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

12:15 (12:15–1:15) Ailey II on the Plaza. Bestor Plaza

12:15 Brown Bag Lecture. (Programmed by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club.) “Conscientious Neglect: Landscaping with Local Native Plants.” Ken Parker, nurseryman, horticulturalist. Smith Wilkes Hall

12:15 Brown Bag Lecture. (Programmed by the Writers’ Center.) “Poetry & the Visual Arts” Shara McCallum. Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall porch

12:15 (12:15–1:15) Brown Bag Lecture.(Programmed by the Everett Jewish Life Center.) “ ‘He Was One of Us!’ — The Judaization of Abraham Lincoln.” Gary Zola, executive director, Jacob Radar Marcus Center, American Jewish Archives. Everett Jewish Life Center

12:15 LGBTQ & Friends Brown Bag. (Sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Chautauqua.) “God: A Subjective Reality.” Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall Garden Room

12:15 Tallman Tracker Organ Mini-Concert. “In Search of the Lost Chord.” Jared Jacobsen, organist. Hall of Christ

12:30 (12:30–1:55) Mystic Heart Meditation Seminar. “The Daughter of the Buddha” Bantu Chipamong Chowdhury(Theravadan Buddhism). Donation. Hall of Missions

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 (1–3) Mah Jongg. (Programmed by the Sports Club.) Sports Club

1:30 (1:30–4:30) Native Plant Sale. (Programmed by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club.) Sale of native, lake-friendly plants. Smith Wilkes Hall patio

2:00 INTERFAITH LECTURE SERIES“Zoroastrianism and How It Shaped the Judeo-Christian and Abrahamic Concept of God.” Rohinton Rivetna, founding trustee and past vice president, Council of the Parliament of the World’s Religions.Hall of Philosophy (simulcast in Hall of Christ)

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. “World War I, Food Production, and Suffrage: The Story of the Women’s Land Army.” Gary Moore, director of graduate programs, agriculture and extension education, North Carolina State University; former president, Association of Career and Technical Education. Hall of Philosophy

4:00 (4–6) STE(A)M Truck Demonstration and Tour. All ages welcome. Miller Park

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

4:00 (4–5) Piano Master Class. (School of Music.) John Milbauer and Nicola Melville. Suggested fee. Sherwood-Marsh Studios

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

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)

6:30 Introduction to the Labyrinth. (Sponsored by the Department of Religion.) Bring gate pass. Located adjacent to Turner Community Center

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

7:00 FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT SERIES. “Young Playwrights!” Chautauqua Theater Company. Smith Wilkes Hall

7:00 Visual Arts Lecture Series. Denise Bibro, director, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York City. Don Kimes, artistic director, Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution. Hultquist Center

7:00 Bible Study. (Sponsored by the Department of Religion.) “The Prophet Amos.” The Rev. Carmen Perry, leader. United Methodist House

7:00 Motet Choir Rehearsal. Hall of Christ

8:15 SPECIAL. The Hot Sardines. Amphitheater


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28

7:00 (7 – 11) Farmers Market

7:00 (7–9) “Dawn Patrol” Round-Robin Doubles. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Tennis Center.) Chautauqua Tennis Center

7:15 (7:15–8) Mystic Heart Meditation: Spiritual Practices of World Religions. Leader: Bante Chipamong Chowdhury(Theraveda Buddhism/Mindfulness Meditation). Donation. Presbyterian House Chapel

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: Bante Chipamong Chowdhury(Theraveda Buddhism/Mindfulness Meditation). Donation. Presbyterian House Chapel

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“Reinventing the Human — (Getting to What’s Really Real) — Requires the Recovery of the Sacred.” The Rev. Alan Jones, dean emeritus, Grace Cathedral, San Francisco. Amphitheater

9:15 Science Group Presentation.  “Innovation & Invention at Chautauqua.” Bob Hopper. Hall of Christ

9:30 Chautauqua Institution Trustees Porch Discussion. “Chautauqua Vision.” Michael E. Hill, president, Chautauqua Institution. Hultquist Center porch

9:30 Garden Walk. (Programmed by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club.) Sara Baker Michalak. Rain or shine. Fletcher Music Hall

10:00 Voice Master Class. (School of Music.) McKnight Hall

10:15 Service of Blessing and Healing. UCC Chapel

10:45 LECTURE. Lisa DeLuca, technology strategist, IBM Commerce. Amphitheater

12:00 (12–2) STE(A)M Truck Demonstration and Tour. All ages welcome. Miller Park

12:00 Women in Ministry. Hall of Missions

12:10 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

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

12:15 Brown Bag Book Review. (Programmed by the Alumni Association of the CLSC.) Nina WalshMake Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life … And Maybe the World by William H. McRaven. 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 (1–1:45) Special Studies Family Master Class: Ailey II. (Maximum of 40 students.) Girls’ Club

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

1:15 Docent Tours. (Programmed by the Alumni Association of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle.) 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“Your Face Glows like a Person Who Knows Brahman: Hinduism as Dialogue of the Numinous.” Laurie L. Patton, president, Middlebury College. 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

2:15 Wednesdays at the Water. (Hosted by the NOW Generation.) Children’s Beach

3:00 (3–5) Opening Reception. Homage to Mango Street; Resting Place: The American Landscape; Staying Alive. Strohl Art Center

3:30 (3:30–5) Jewish Film Series. (Programmed by the Everett Jewish Life Center.) “The Women’s Balcony.” 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 (4–5:30) Guest Piano Faculty Master Class. (School of Music.) Boris Slutsky. Suggested fee. Sherwood-Marsh Studios

4:15 CLSC Young Readers. The Wild Robot by Peter Brown and What’s the Big Idea, Ben Franklin? by Jean Fritz. Miller Park

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

4:15 Softball League Umpire Training. Sharpe Field (if rain, Seaver Gym)

4:45 (4:45–5:30) Mystic Heart Meditation. Theraveda/Mindfulness Meditation. Bante Chipamong Chowdury. Hurlbut Sanctuary

5:00 (5–5:45 Lecture Demonstration. Ailey II. Amphitheater

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

7:00 Christian Science Service. Christian Science Chapel

8:00 APYA Porch Chat. (Programmed by the Abrahamic Program for Young Adults for young Chautauquans ages 16–22.) “Eschatology and the Afterlife.” Special guest the Very Rev. Alan Jones. Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall porch

8:15 SPECIAL. Ailey II: New Works. Amphitheater


THURSDAY, JUNE 29

7:00 (7– 11) Farmers Market

7:00 (7–9) “Dawn Patrol” Round-Robin Doubles. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Tennis Center.) Chautauqua Tennis Center

7:15 (7:15–8) Mystic Heart Meditation: Spiritual Practices of World Religions. Leader: Bante Chipamong Chowdhury (Theraveda Buddhism/Mindfulness Meditation). Donation. Presbyterian House Chapel

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: Bante Chipamong Chowdhury (Theraveda Buddhism/Mindfulness Meditation). Donation. Presbyterian House Chapel

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.  “Your Brain on Metaphors: Everyone is Wired to Invent Stories by Which to Live.” The Rev. Alan Jones, dean emeritus, Grace Cathedral, San Francisco. 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.) The Rev. Robert M. Franklin Jr., director of religion, Chautauqua Institution. CWC House

10:15 Service of Blessing and Healing. UCC Chapel

10:45 LECTURE. George Kembel, global director and co-founder, Stanford d.schoolAmphitheater

12:10 Catholic Mass. Chapel of the Good Shepherd

12:15 Knitting4Peace. UCC Reformed Church House porch

12:15 Brown Bag Lecture. (Programmed by Chautauqua Theater Company.) “Noises Off: Lights On! A Mainstage Look at a Backstage Comedy.” Bratton Theater

12:30 (12:30–1:55) Mystic Heart Meditation Seminar. “Relational Mindfulness/Everyday Buddhism.” Bante Chipamong Chowdhury (Theraveda Buddhism/Mindfulness Meditation). Donation. Hall of Missions

12:45 Catholic Community Seminar Series. “Reconciliation” The Rev. William Donnelly, retired assisting priest, St. Ann’s Community, Rochester, New York. 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“Chutzpah: God and Humanity in the Jewish Religious Imagination.” Rabbi Ed Feinstein, author, The Chutzpah Imperative. Hall of Philosophy (simulcast in Hall of Christ)

2:00 (2–4) Paddle and Popsicle Day. Sports Club

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. Daniel BergnerSing for Your Life:  A Story of Race, Music and Family. Hall of Philosophy

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

4:00 (4–5:30) Piano Performance Class. (School of Music.) Suggested fee. Sherwood-Marsh Studios

4:00 Q-and-A with the President and Board Chair. Michael E. Hill, president, Chautauqua Institution. James A. Pardo Jr., chair, Chautauqua Institution Board of Trustees. Hall of Christ

4:30 (4:30–6:30) Thursday Tapas Music. Kev Rowe. Heirloom Restaurant, Athenaeum Hotel

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

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

6:45 (6:45–7:45) PFLAG Chapter Meeting. (Sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Congregation.) All are welcome. Unitarian Universalist Denominational House patio

7:00 Devotional Services and Programs. Denominational Houses

7:00 Family Movie Night. “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.” Hultquist Center

7:15 (7:15–7:45) Mystic Heart Meditation: Spiritual Practices of World Religions. Leader: Carol McKiernan (Silent Meditation/Centering Prayer). Donation. Hall of Christ

8:15 Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra. Rossen Milanov, conductor; Alexander Gavrylyuk, piano. Amphitheater

• The Star-Spangled Banner
John Stafford Smith
arr. Damrosch

• Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, op. 23
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

• Symphony No. 4 in F minor, op. 36
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky


FRIDAY, JUNE 30

7:00 (7–11) Farmers Market

7:00 (7–9) “Dawn Patrol” Round-Robin Doubles. (Programmed by the Chautauqua Tennis Center.) Chautauqua Tennis Center

7:15 (7:15–8) Mystic Heart Meditation: Spiritual Practices of World Religions. Leader: Bante Chipamong Chowdhury (Theraveda Buddhism/Mindfulness Meditation). Donation. Presbyterian House Chapel

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: Bante Chipamong Chowdhury (Theraveda Buddhism/Mindfulness Meditation). Donation. Presbyterian House Chapel

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. “Reinventing Yourself: You Can If You Feel Like It.” Martha Reitman, president and CEO, Reitman Corporation. 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.  “It’s a Love Story: The Mistake of Wanting the World (Our World) to be Small and Manageable! It Isn’t!” The Rev. Alan Jones, dean emeritus, Grace Cathedral, San Francisco. Amphitheater

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

10:00 (10–12:30) Voice Master Class. (School of Music.) Brian Zeger. Suggested fee. McKnight Hall

10:15 Service of Blessing and Healing. UCC Chapel

10:45 LECTURE. Pagan Kennedy, author, Inventology: How We Dream Up Things That Change the World. Amphitheater

12:15 Brown Bag Lecture. (Programmed by the Writers’ Center.) “The Power of Rejection.” Laura Maylene Walter. 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 STE(A)M Truck Showcase. Presentation on maker movement in education. Jason Martin, executive director, STE(A)M Truck. Miller Park

12:45 Catholic Community Seminar Series. “Mary and the Church: The Invention of God.” The Rev. Ralph E. Wiatrowski, J.C.D., S.T.L., pastor, St. Barnabas Parish, Northfield, Ohio. Methodist House

1:00 (1–4) Free Child Passenger Seat Safety Check. Chautauqua Police Department

2:00 INTERFAITH LECTURE SERIES“Protestants: The Faith that Made the Modern World.” Alec Ryrie, author, Protestants: The Faith that Made the Modern World. 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.) CWC House

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

3:15 (3:15–4) Authors at the Smith. Gary Sirak, author, The American Dream, Revisited. Smith Memorial Library

3:30 Chautauqua Heritage Lecture Series. “Some Stories from Chautauqua, with Audience Participation.” Jon Schmitz, archivist and historian, Chautauqua Institution. Hall of Philosophy

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 Piano Master Class. (School of Music.) Alexander Gavrylyuk. Suggested fee. Sherwood-Marsh Studios

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

5:00 Hebrew Congregation Evening Service. “Kabbalat Shabbat: Welcoming the Sabbath.” Rabbi Sid Schwarz. Susan Goldberg Schwartz, 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

7:00 Visual Arts Lecture Series. Gideon Bok, painter. Hultquist Center

8:00 THEATER. Noises Off. (Reserved seating; purchase tickets at Main Gate Welcome Center, Visitors Center or one hour before curtain at Bratton kiosk.) Bratton Theater

8:15 SPECIAL. The Doo Wop Project. Amphitheater


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