Caritas Society members promote relationships between St. John's College and the larger Annapolis community while raising financial aid funds for St. John's students who cannot meet college expenses. Caritas members and invited guests gather for luncheon meetings featuring various presentations (reservations required). Fundraisers and other special events are open to the public. For more information and to learn about membership, visit the Caritas Society main page.
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August 14 – Summer Social
Catch up with Caritas friends while watching the sunset over College Creek. Bring food and drink to share and invite guests who want to know more about the Caritas Society. 5 – 7 p.m., Hodson Boathouse on St. John’s campus.
September 10 – Annual Membership Tea
Bring friends and potential members to the beautiful home of St. John’s College president Christopher Nelson. 3 – 5 p.m. No charge. Reservations encouraged.
September 13 – Student Ice Cream Social
Be a “dipper,” meet students, and enjoy Annapolis Ice Cream Company ice cream. Welcome students to the 2015-16 academic year and introduce them to the Caritas Society. 3 – 5 p.m., FSK Lobby. (Image: Ed Parker, Dipper Extraordinaire, Student Ice Cream Social.)
October 15 – Luncheon Meeting and Program
Marcia Miller from the Maryland Historical Trust will discuss the restoration of the old Senate Chamber in the Maryland. State House. 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., FSK Lobby. Reservations $25.
November 8 – Fall Fundraiser
“A Movie and an Author" – A screening of Chagall, a Lauro di Venturi documentary film, followed by Stanley Meisler’s discussion of his recent monograph, Shocking Paris: Soutine, Chagall and the Outsiders of Montparnasse. Both the movie and the book explore the context in which Chagall produced the etchings on display in The Mitchell Gallery. Enjoy a wonderful afternoon of cinema, book discussion with Mr. Meisler, and tour of the Chagall exhibit. Then enjoy a reception featuring French wine and cheese along with book signing by Mr. Meisler. 3 to 6 p.m., FSK Auditorium. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door.
December 11 – Holiday Luncheon Meeting and Program
A festive musical program and holiday luncheon. 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., FSK Lobby. Reservations $25.