Upcoming Events at USR

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This Month at the Cottage Place Gallery
This month, the Cottage Place Gallery is pleased to present:
February 12 – March 12, 2017
Gallery hours are by appointment only. Please call the USR office at 201-444-6225.

Monday Lecture Series – “Mind Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health”
On Monday, February 27, the Monday Lecture Group of the Unitarian Society of Rdgewood will begin a new Great Courses lecture titled “Mind Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health,” a 36-lecture series. Every Monday at 12:30 PM, we meet in the Fellowship Room at the rear of the main Unitarian building and view one 30-minute lecture followed by about one hour of open discussion. Participation is free-of-charge and open to all members of the congregation and of the greater Ridgewood community. There is no need to sign up or register. Just arrive on time. We hope you can join us.

One Book USR – March 8
The next meeting is on March 8th at 7:30pm in Reeb House. We will be discussing “The Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg” by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik. This nonfiction work tells the remarkable story of Justice Ginsburg’s self-invention in a time when it was very difficult for women to pursue a career in the law. All are welcome.

‘Policing and Violence in the Time of Trump’ – Discussion on March 9
Save March 9th for a discussion on ‘Policing and Violence in the Time of Trump’ at 7:30 PM in Anderson Hall. John Lindsay-Poland and Rev. Tony Johnson are the speakers. All are welcome! Click here for more information.

Reproductive Justice Committee Panel Discussion – March 11
Reproductive Justice Committee invites you to a panel discussion on Saturday, March 11th, at 6:30 PM entitled “Know Her Truths: Behind Every Woman in Prison is Poverty, Drugs, or Violence.” From poverty to childhood trauma, panelists will discuss the many factors that play a role in imprisonment, as well as reflect on the state of women’s rights within prison walls. Please join us in conversation. Email at: usr.secretary@gmail.com to reserve for light dinner. Please Click here  for more information. Questions – contact Susanne Fuhrman at (susannefuhrman@gmail.com) or Carol Loscalzo (closcalzo2@aol.com).

Save the Date! Fellowship Feast – March 18
This year’s Fellowship Feast will be held on Saturday evening, March 18th, and we need YOU to perform. Can you sing, dance, play an instrument, recite a poem, do a skit, tell jokes, juggle, do magic tricks? Almost anything goes! Local pianist David Maiullo, has generously offered to accompany performers on piano. Also needed are stage management types and other behind-the-scenes people to help the show run smoothly. Contact Kristen Plumley by February 26th if you are interested in participating. Don’t be shy – join the fun! Click here for more info.

Save the Date! Panel Discussion – March 24
On Friday evening, March 24, the Education Justice Committee will sponsor a panel discussion titled “Can Public Schools Thrive in the Changing Educational Landscape?” Come out to hear how proposed changes in funding and philosophy (both State and Federal) will impact our public schools and especially that of our vulnerable neighbors. Click here for more information.