Allthough our gatherings are temporarily virtual, we welcome you to review the wonderful events we have had so far! We hope to see you at the next one!
September 15: It Happened Here: Author and playwright, Richard Dresser disusses his new novel... "Set against a sobering and all-too-believable backdrop in which the 2020 elections are canceled and the president usurps his office for the next sixteen years, this is the story of one family divided by politics and ideology." Actors:Kevin O'Rourke and Janet Garish read dialog from the book.
August 21: The Epic of Gilgamesh. Ancient historian Seth Richardson wraps up a "read-along" of The Epic of Gilgamesh with a Q &A with readers. Click here to see Seth's informative series of videos on the epic.
July 2: The Rise of Tourism on Martha's Vineyard. Join local historian Tom Dresser as he reveals the island's transformation from a fishing and whaling community into a premier tourist destination.
The Rise of Tourism on Martha's Vineyard by Thomas dresser
June 18: Scofield Thayer, The Man Who Made America Modern. Caroline Camougis and Jim Dempsey presented the life and times of Scofield Thayer (1889-1982), editor of The Dial magazine which introduced then unknown writers like T.S. Eliot and E.E. Cummings. He acquired a renowned art collection including Picasso, Matisse, Munch and others.
The Tortured Life of Scofield Thayer by James Dempsey
May 14: Preservation Worcester, Celebrating 50 Years. TidePool Together hosted our first event featuring Preservation Worcester and the publication of Saving the Best to Last to commemorate the organization's 50-year history. Deb Packard, Director of Preservation Worcester, and Jim Welu, Board member, gave an informative presentation.
Saving the Best to Last, edited by Deb Packard