Upcoming Sunday Symposiums
Oakmont East Recreation Center
Sunday December 6th - 10:30amThe Oakmont Sunday Symposium provides a forum for speakers on diverse topics such as science, history, politics, culture and current events. Attendance is intended for Oakmont residents and their invited guests. Symposiums take place from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the East Recreation Center, 7902 Oakmont Dr.
Dec. 6 – Linda Reid: “Meet me at the Fair: The 1915 San Francisco Expo”
In a return visit to the Symposium, historian and art expert Linda Reid will take us to San Francisco’s amazing world exposition that grew out of the 1906 earthquake recovery effort. How did the 1915 Expo help the Bay Area recover? Who were the politicians, designers and artists behind the expo’s tremendous success? Come on down. The Suffragettes will be there along with Lotta Crabtree, John Philip Sousa, Fatty Arbuckle and Mable Normand. And the new Palace of Fine Arts building has one of the finest collections west of New York City.
Dec. 13 – Winter Solstice Celebration
Join us as we celebrate the Winter Solstice with a gathering of our Oakmont friends who have supported Sunday Symposium during the past year. The party begins at 10:30 a.m. There is no charge, but please bring finger food for four to six people to share. Champagne and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided and there will be musical entertainment.