University on Wheels Presents:
DON KATZ, PH.D.
Associate Professor and Investigator of Behavioral Neuroscience
What Makes Us Like the Foods That We Like?
Please Join Us For This Challenging and Thought-Provoking Conversation!
When: January 7th, 2016 at 11:30 AM
Where: Hong Fu Gourmet Chinese Restaurant
20588 Stevens Creek Boulevard , Cupertino, CA 95014
Professor Katz is the 2012 winner of the Brandeis University Lerman-Neubauer '69
Prize for Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring. The prize requires its recipient to be not
only an exceptional teacher, but also a person who is a presence in the co-curricular
and extracurricular life of students and who is known to be an exceptional mentor and
The learned and lively Dr. Katz will discuss how our brains combine this welter of information
such that most of us end up liking sweets, some of us end up liking beer, and all
of our tastes are subject to change.
Your check is your reservation : $28.00 per person ($10.00 tax deductible)
Proceeds to benefit “Sustaining the Mind” neurodegenerative research at Brandeis University
Please make check payable to BNC and mail to :
Diane Fabri, 7650 Falkirk Drive, San Jose, CA 95135
To arrive not later than Monday, January 4, 2016
For more information please call:
Diane Fabri at 1-408-238-5166 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Fred Stern presents:
Broadway Musical Gems
February 25 at 7:00 PM, in the Villages Foothill Center
Fred Stern will present another wonderful musical program. This year he will bring you some of the greatest songs that have appeared in more than 100 years of Broadway musicals. Admission is free. Using video clips and commentary, Fred will cover American musical giants including Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Irving Berlin, and Cole Porter. The songs are from such Broadway musicals as Guys and Dolls, My Fair Lady, Cabaret, Cats, and Les Miserables.
We know you will love and enjoy this special presentation. Please mark your calendar now. Don’t miss this delightful entertainment. There will be refreshments after the show.
For questions please call or email :
Joey Stern at 1- 408-238-4890 or email@example.com
Lunch With The Authors
March 31 , 2016 at 10:30 A.M.- 3:30 P.M
VILLA RAGUSA , 35 South 2nd Street, Campbell, CA, phone 1-408 364-1900
Minimum Donation - $72.00 , Bookmarks (special donors) - begins at $90.00
Literary Line-up :
Lawrence Grobel is a novelist, journalist, biographer, poet and teacher. He has written 25
books, and received national attention for his controversial Playboy interviews with Barbra Streisand,
Marlon Brando, Gov. Jesse Ventura, and Coach Bob Knight. (Joyce Carol Oates called him “The
Mozart of Interviewers.”) Born in Brooklyn, New York, he came west to attend UCLA. His latest
books are a memoir You Show Me Yours, and the novels Catch a Fallen Star and Begin Again Finnegan.
He and his wife, artist Hiromi Oda, live in Los Angeles.
Tonya Sharpe Hyche was born and raised in Alabama. She then moved to Texas to begin a
teaching career. After 12 years, she began her second career writing crime mystery novels. She and
her husband travel the world promoting her 10 novels. Her latest book, Trick Play, is a fast paced
mystery with many twists and turns. When not traveling, Tonya and her husband spend time in Alabama
Kathryn Otoshi is an award winning author and illustrator, national and international speaker,
best known for her character-building number/color book series: Zero, One and Two. Her latest book,
Beautiful Hands, was written to inspire children to use their power to help themselves and others
achieve their dreams. Kathryn has lived all over the bay area and now resides in Novato.
Ellen Sussman is the author of four national bestselling novels. All have been translated into
many languages and French Lessons has been optioned to be made into a movie. Her latest, A Wedding
in Provence, is a moving novel of love, forgiveness and trust, set among the beaches and vineyards
of southern France. Originally from New Jersey, Ellen now lives with her family in Sebastopol.
Josh Braff returns this year as our moderator. He is a contemporary author who deals with family
themes. His latest book, Daddy Diaries deals with themes of parenting, marriage, & fidelity. It is a
humorous but sensitive look at one family that could be any family in America today. Josh is the middle
of three talented brothers: Adam, a screenwriter, and Zach, an actor and director. Josh lives with
his family in Oakland
Watch for your invitation in the mail. To verify that you are on the mailing list or for additional information please contact: Rocki Kramer, firstname.lastname@example.org , 1-408-997-2812
BNC Leadership meeting
Brandeis University spring Chapter Leaders Meeting and Training to be
held May 2-4.
This is the perfect opportunity for chapter leaders
to visit Brandeis University campus and meet with other leaders from across the country. You will
learn more about BNC and gain tips and tools for leading your chapter. Our goal
is to inspire you and to showcase this incredible university. All meals and materials will be included during the program, in addition to one
night's complimentary stay at the Newton Marriott Hotel.
For more information please e-mail or call:
Beth Bernstein, Executive Director Brandeis National Committee
TheaterGoers Study Group
Wednesday June 1, 2016 at 7.30 PM
Theaterworks production of Velocity of Autumn
Where : Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View.
This play is about an octogenarian artist has barricaded herself in her Brooklyn brownstone, booby-trapped with enough homemade bombs to take out the entire neighborhood. In a wry, very spirited quest to "not go gentle" into a retirement home, Alexandra battles both the fears of her family and the ravages of time, negotiating the terms of her future with a long-estranged son who has battles of his own.
For reservations please call Joyce Mendel, 408-238-7316, by May 23.
Tickets should be picked up in the theater lobby between 7:00 pm and 7:20 pm
Big Thank You to Iris Drotman for arranging the free tickets for this event !!
Installation of Officers 2016-2018
When : June 6, 2016 at 11 AM
Where: Redwood Room, Cribari, The Villages, San Jose CA
There will be a passing of the torch, installation and luncheon with Janet Atkins volunteering to be President for another two years and many of other officers continuing in their positions.
Overnight Adventures: Hot Jazz Jubilee
When : SEPTEMBER 2-5, 2016
Where: Double Tree Hotel, 2001 Point West Way, Sacramento CA, 1-916-929-8855
Have you ever been to a Jazz Festival? This Labor Day Weekend, September 2-5, there will be a Jazz Jubilee Festival at the Double Tree Hotel, 2001 Point West Way, Sacramento.
That sounds great for our Brandeis Overnight Adventures group and their friends. What an exciting way to spend a Labor Day Weekend!
This event includes big bands (and dancing if you would like) piano, jokes, singing and lots of old tunes, Country Western, clarinet solos and trios plus much more. You can go to as many or as few sessions as you would like. The Brandeis group will have at least two dinners together, and we will see each other everywhere.
Go to www.hotjazzjubilee.com , all the information about this event is there. Under Hotel you can make a reservation. Be sure to make your reservations through the jazz group. You can book for all or any part of the Jubilee. Brandeis Dinners will be on Sept.3 and 4.
Clint and Gail Fisher will be there September 2 and plan to leave on September 6. To avoid the Labor Day traffic, they will use the afternoon of the 5th to visit Old Town.
The tickets to all the events are $100.00 each if you book before August.
GET YOUR TICKETS AT: www.hotjazzjubilee.com
For more information please e-mail or call:
Gail Fisher 1-408 238-3899 , email@example.com
All proceeds from the events will go towards the "Sustaining the Mind
campaign" which supports basic research at Brandeis University in
neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, and The Catalyst Fund: In Support of Student Scholarships to ensure that the best and brightest students are able to enroll at Brandeis.