Programs & Events

Caritas Society of St. John's College, Inc. Events

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. Members gather for luncheon meetings and social events; fundraisers and other special events are open to the public. For membership information, visit the Caritas Society main page.

Upcoming Events

Visit our Caritas Society main page to purchase tickets and make reservations. Send checks payable to Caritas Society, 60 College Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401. For information, call 410-972-4505 or e-mail caritassocietysjc(at)

Student Ice Cream Social

August 28, 3 to 5 p.m.

Caritas welcomes all students to enjoy ice cream provided by Annapolis Ice Cream Company, FSK Lobby, from 3 to 5 p.m.

Annual Membership Tea

September 8, 3 to 5 p.m.

Caritas members and guests will gather at the waterfront home of St. John’s College President Christopher Nelson, from 3 to 5 p.m.

Luncheon Meeting and Program

October 20, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Learn more about Shakespeare’s life and times with award-winning actress and Smithsonian Scholar Mary Ann Jung. In character as Good Queen Bess, she will discuss the foods, pastimes, manners, and language during Queen Elizabeth I’s reign, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the FSK Lobby. Reservations required: $25.

Fall Fundraiser

November 16

Classical pianist, Dr. Rachel Franklin, will present a Shakespeare-based “Magnificent Movie Music” performance. Guests will have the opportunity prior to the program to view the Mitchell Gallery exhibition “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare.” FSK Auditorium. Includes wine reception. More details, including time and tickets, will be posted soon.

Caritas Society Holiday Luncheon

December 16, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Musician and American music historian David Hildebrand will give a talk and performance that highlights holiday music and instruments in Maryland history, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Randall Hall. Reservations required: $25.

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