2011 Season

2011 Schedule


SATURDAY, JUNE 25

Jeff Shesol, author of “Supreme Power: Franklin Roosevelt and the Supreme Court.”

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, described by Doris Kearns Goodwin as a “stunning work of history.” This event isn’t just for court buffs. Shesol shows how FDR’s fight to control the court changed America and resonates to this day.

Program begins 8:15 p.m. – Tennis Tea

Optional dinner begins at 7:00 p.m. ($35 per person, inclusive)

To reserve your space, call 570-595-9064



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WEDNESDAY, JULY 20

Lorelei Brush, a fearless scholar braved more than two years in the northern part of Pakistan — including the dangerous Northwest Province —  as head of a project to re-establish schools destroyed in the 2005 earthquake.  Promoting the concept of thinking for oneself,  almost unheard of in Muslim schools, she developed curricula that spread to more than 2,000 institutions. “Pakistan: The Struggle Between Fundamentalism and Good Education” couldn’t be more timely or riveting.

Program begins 8:15 p.m. – Tennis Tea

Optional dinner begins at 7:00 p.m. ($35 per person, inclusive)

                                                                                To reserve your space, call 570-595-9064



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SATURDAY, AUGUST 13

Dayton Duncan, writer and producer of THE NATIONAL PARKS, AMERICA’S BEST IDEA, is an award-winning author an documentary filmmaker.  The 2009 PBS series won two Emmy awards – one for outstanding non-fiction series (Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan) and one for writing (Dayton Duncan).  His nine other books include HORATIO’S DRIVE   and LEWIS & CLARK. He has collaborated on all of Ken Burns’ films for twenty years as a writer, producer, and consultant.

Optional cocktails begins at 5:30 p.m. (cash bar)

Program begins 6:15 p.m. – Tennis Tea

Optional dinner begins at 8:00 p.m. ($35 per person, inclusive)

                                                                                To reserve your space, call 570-595-9064


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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4  

Buck Hill’s traditional family picnic at Metzgar’s Farm. With musicial entertainment, of course.

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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

James Stewart, Pulitzer  Prize-winning journalist and author of TANGLED WEBS: HOW FALSE STATEMENTS ARE UNDERMINING AMERICA:  FROM MARTHA STEWART TO BERNIE MADOFF  analyzes how lying by celebrated role model affects the American justice system.  He is also the author of the bestselling  DEN OF THIEVES,  a columnist for the Wall Street Journal and a regular contributor to The New Yorker and Smart Money.

Event Details

Program begins at 8:15 p.m. – Skytop Lodge
Optional dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. (price TBD)
To reserve your space, call 570-595-7401


More about Tangled Webs:

James B. Stewart on Charlie Rose

James B. Stewart’s interview with The New Yorker

The Daily Beast: Tangled Webs: The Top 10 Revelations

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