Vilna Shul Events


Scotch and Schmooze in the Sukkah!

Thursday, October 20, 2016, 6:00 pm

Come. Drink. Nosh. Network. As we like to say, “We’ll bring the scotch, you bring the schmooze.” Scotch and Schmooze is the Vilna’s signature business networking open house. Join us for food, drink, and making connections with like-minded people. Read more

Lifesavers Speakers Series: Unseen Enemy

Lifesavers Speaker Series | Thursday, October 27, 2016, 7:00 pm

See exclusive, never before seen footage in this documentary film that focuses on epidemics such as AIDS, Ebola and more. Filmmaker Janet Tobias and Boston Medical Center Infectious Disease doctors Elke Muhlberger and Nahid Bhadelia join us for an interactive conversation. Read more

Book Premiere: Author Alice Hoffman

Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 7:00 pm

Author Alice Hoffman reads excerpts from her newest book, Faithful, out on November 1. Admission to this event includes a signed copy of the book. Read more

Descendants’ Day and Oral History Workshop

Sunday, November 6, 2016, 10:30 am

Learn how to tell your own oral history and what information is important when gathering oral histories. All are welcome at this program that will include special recognition of Vilna descendants. Read more

Lifesavers Speakers Series: Aid Angel - Fighting Opioid Addition

Lifesavers Speaker Series | Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 7:00 pm

The Lifesavers Speakers Series features stories from people saving lives and making a difference every day. Businessman John Rosenthal and Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello found a unique way to combat opioid addition and have had such success with the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Institute that their methodology is now being implemented in communities across the country. Read more