Events and Groups

First Saturday Poetry Workshop

2-4pm on the first Saturday of each month

Do you write poetry?
Looking to connect with other poets?

Participants bring poems to share and critique each other’s work in a relaxed, positive, and supportive atmosphere.

For further information, and to get on the mailing list, contact Luther Jett,

Kensington Row Poetry Series

Last Wednesday of the month @ 7 pm …as follows:

Jan.-March, May, June, Sept., Oct.; April’s reading will take place at the Kensington Day of the Book Festival on Sunday April 28.

Kensington Row Poetry Series. Come early to browse & chat. An open reading will follow. Open Mic readers can read one poem no longer than one page.
Free & open to all.

ERASMUS Philosophy Club

Every 2nd Wednesday of the month @ 7 September thru June

A Jew, a Christian, a Muslim, and an Atheist enter
Kensington Row Bookshop: what follows?
A lively meeting of the ERASMUS GROUP!

The ERASMUS GROUP discusses philosophical religious issues relevant
to our daily lives, no politics. The Group meets every first
Wednesday at 7 PM. Now in its 10th year! Everyone is welcome.

For more info contact Gonzalo T. Palacios, Ph.D. at

Erasmus Group in the News!

History Book Club

Every 2nd Wednesday @ 7:30pm

Lively and robust history book discussion group. Travels through all eras and places. No membership requirement except interest. Meets 7:30PM on the second Wednesday of every month. For more information and list of books please email Stew at

History Book Club website
History Book Club blog
History Book Club Listserve

Erasmus Group in the News!

Mindfulness and Journaling Circle

Every Monday @ 11:00am to 12:30pm

Led by author and longtime mindfulness practioner Bikem Ozturk.
“We will come into our circle. We will do a mindfulness meditation, then we will sit down and write starting with a prompt. We will build community and make friendships. And we will enjoy ourselves and have fun.”
$5 donation suggested but not required. Please bring a notebook.
For more information please contact Bikem at

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