May is a gem of a month, so let’s celebrate the many facets of TTNers! 
Applaud CREATIVITY as Linda Sicher’s video takes us on An Artist’s TTN Journey ”. Celebrate INNOVATION with Ellen Freed’s publishing adventures in “ Budapest Meets Baltimore in New York City to Help Save the World ". Honor COMPASSION in Nancy Gold’s “ When Sadness Hits a Friend, Listen! ” Get INSPIRATION from “ Highly Recommended ” and catch up with “ Did You Miss These? " .

  Barbara Schreibman, 3 Year Member
Newsletter Editor

an artist’s TTN journey
Linda Sicher, 13 Year Membe r

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Ellen Freed, 2 Year Member

Can two seniors from completely different backgrounds create a 21 st century book for Millennials that they would actually read? MORE 
Nancy Gold, 4 Year Member

We’ve all been there. A friend's husband is seriously sick. A friend is concerned about her test results at the doctor's. How do we respond when we are told?  MORE

 member survey fact #2
We’re Making Our Voices Heard in the Public Square.

Two out of three TTN NYC members took a stand in the past year --- signing or circulating petitions (57%) or writing letters, posts, blogs (36%).

We also took action, supporting national/state candidates and legislative advocacy campaigns (at the 4 in 10 level for each).

With our extraordinary mix of knowledge, skills, values and motivation, TTN NYC members are advancing the discussion!

Thanks to all for participating in our survey! More results next month.

Nancy Gold, 4 Year Member

The results are in — and they’re all over the spectrum about this topic!  MORE 
Sally Dougan, 15 Year Member

April brought us a delicious smorgasbord of events — full of passions, travel, leadership, and the arts. Catch up on what you missed!  MORE

“highly recommended”
Ellen Freed, 2 Year Member
  endorsements from TTNers for educational, cultural, and culinary experience

  ~ OPERA PERFORMANCES : Metropolitan Opera “Cendrillon”
Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center - May 7 and 11

“Run, don’t walk to the last two performances of this charming production with Joyce DiDonato in the leading role--not to be missed!”
Arias 'r' Us 

~ RESTAURANT : Turkish Kitchen
386 Third Avenue (between 27th and 28th Streets), 212-679-6633

“Modest prices, undying loyalty among fans, staffers who know what is in every dish, Sunday brunch defies all willpower…” (10Best) “Showcases all the classics but excels in the preparation of grilled meats…” (Michelin Guide)
Bon Appetit

~ DANCE PERFORMANCES: New York City Ballet “The Jerome Robbins Centennial”
David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center
May 7-20, 2018
Celebrate the life of choreographer Jerome Robbins whose body of work includes such ballets as Fancy Free, The Cage, Other Dances, Dances at a Gathering, The Concert, and West Side Story Suite, to name a few. 
For the Love of Dance

~ BOOK : Putin Country: A Journey into the Real Russia
by Anne Garrels

“Provides a window into how fierce loyalty developed for Putin in the small, central Russian city of Chelyabinsk despite a shaky economy and pervasive corruption after the collapse of the Soviet Union—timely and pertinent today”. 
The Monday Book Group

~ LECTURE: “Isabel Wilkerson in Conversation” (sponsored by Humanities New York) 
Federal Hall, 26 Wall Street, Thursday, May 10th from 6:30-8:00 PM

Isabel Wilkerson is the author of The Warmth of Other Suns, an acclaimed New York Times bestseller. A gifted storyteller, Wilkerson captivates audiences with the universal human story of migration and reinvention, and the enduring search for the American dream. For her work as Chicago Bureau Chief of The New York Times in 1994, Wilkerson won the Pulitzer Prize, making her the first black woman in the history of American journalism to do so. 
Civic Action
a warm welcome to our
new members

Kathryn Alexander, Ellen Barrett,
Sharon Carr, Natalie K Cohen,
Lila Cohen, Jill Feldman,
Anne Foodim, Joan Freilich,
Sonia Glazer, Barbara Luciano,
Shelley Messing, Frances Needles,
Rochelle Odesser, Phyllis ODonnell,
Diane Rush


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