Events

Upcoming Events

If you’d like to host an event, a house party, or a book club meeting with Laurie Strongin, please contact her at laurie@hopeforhenry.org or 202.277.2710 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 202.277.2710 end_of_the_skype_highlighting.

It’s been a long and winding and wonderful year traveling all over the country sharing Saving Henry with so many people. Take a look below to see where I’ve been.



Past Events

Saving Henry Book Release

  • Where: Nationwide
  • When: Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Media Appearance: Sirius XM Book Radio/Cover to Cover Live

  • Where: XM 163, Sirius 117
  • When: Tuesday, March 2, 2010
  • 3:00 p.m. EST

Saving Henry Book Party Hosted by Preston Padden, The Walt Disney Company, Matt Gerson, Universal Music Group, and Dan Glickman, Motion Picture Association of America – Private Event in Washington, DC

  • Where: Washington, DC
  • When: Tuesday, March 2, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m.

Saving Henry Book Party Hosted by Department of Pediatrics and Dr. Aziza Shad, Georgetown University Hospital – Private Event in Washington, DC

  • Where: Georgetown Hospital’s Lombardi Cancer Center, Washington, DC
  • When: Thursday, March 4, 2010
  • 5:00 p.m.

Politics and Prose Reading

  • Where: Politics and Prose, Washington, D.C.
  • When: Sunday, March 7, 2010
  • 5:00 p.m.

Book Party Hosted by Aura at the Home of Laura Blumenfeld – Private Event in Washington, DC

  • When: Tuesday, March 9, 2010
  • 7:30 p.m.

Media Appearance – Good Morning America

  • When: Tuesday, March 9, 2010
  • 8:30 a.m.

Book Party at the Home of Abby and Andy Cherner – Private Event in Washington, DC

  • When: Thursday, March 11, 2010
  • 6:00 p.m.

Book Party at the Home of Tracey Goldman and Andrew Strongin – Private Event in Takoma Park, MD

  • When: Saturday, March 13, 2010
  • 5:00 p.m.

Book Party at the Home of Marybeth Durkin and Hugh Panero – Private Event in Chevy Chase, MD

  • When: Sunday, March 14, 2010
  • 5:00 p.m.

Book Party at the Home of Karen and Chip Chaikin- Private Event in Cleveland, OH

  • When: Tuesday, March 16, 2010
  • 12:00 p.m.

Book Party at the Home of Susie Weiner and Ken Chodock – Private Event in Weston, Connecticut

  • When: Saturday, March 20, 2010
  • 6:00 p.m.

Book Party at the Home of Lisa Belkin with Allison Fine – Private Event in Dobbs Ferry, New York

  • When: Sunday, March 21, 2010
  • 11:00 a.m.

Media Appearance: The Diane Rehm Show (National Public Radio)

  • When: Monday, April 5, 11:00 a.m. EST

Book Group Appearance: Hosted by Rachel Roscow and Amy Kaufman – Private Event in Washington, DC

  • When: Monday, April 5, 2010
  • 7:30 p.m. EST

Book Party at the Home of Sally Rosenberg – Private Event in Chevy Chase, MD

  • When: Wednesday, April 7, 2010
  • 8:00 p.m.

Book Party at the Home of Nancy Altemus – Private Event in Kensington, MD

  • When: Thursday, April 8, 2010
  • 7:30 p.m.

Book Party at the Home of Nikki and Dan McCarthy – Private Event in Columbus, Ohio

  • When: Sunday, April 11, 2010
  • 7:00 p.m.

Book Event/Signing at Brodsky Jewish Library, 12 Millstone Campus Drive, St. Louis, Missouri

  • When: Tuesday, April 13, 2010
  • 7:30 p.m.

Book Event/Signing at Congregation B’nai Amoona, 324 S. Mason Road, St. Louis, Missouri

  • When: Wednesday, April 14, 2010
  • 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Book Discussion at Congregation B’nai Amoona for USY Group, 324 S. Mason Road, St. Louis, Missouri

  • When: Wednesday, April 14, 2010
  • 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Book Group Appearance at the Home of Jody Gan – Private Event in Kensington, MD

  • When: Tuesday, April 20, 2010
  • 7:30 p.m.

Book Party at the Home of Courtney and Caleb Hurd, co-hosted by Courtney Hurd and Mary Barr – Private Event in Charlotte, NC

  • When: Thursday, April 22, 2010
  • 7:00 p.m.

Book Event at Levine Children’s Hospital- Private Event in Charlotte, NC

  • When: Thursday, April 22, 2010
  • Where: Levine Children’s Hospital Auditorium
  • 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Book Event Featuring B-CC Alumni Authors Laurie Strongin and Sarah Pekkanen at the Jane Lawton Center, formerly the Leland Rec Center and before that, Leland Jr. High, co-hosted by the B-CC Educational Foundation and the Town of Chevy Chase – Public Event in Bethesda, MD

  • When: Sunday, April 25, 2010
  • Where: Jane Lawton Center (Leland Rec Center), 4301 Willard Lane, Chevy Chase, MD
  • 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Book Party – Buffalo Grove, IL

  • Where: Congregation Beth Am, 225 McHenry Road
  • When: Thursday, April 29, 2010
  • 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Book Party at the Home of Polly Litner – Private Event in Philadelphia, PA

  • When: Tuesday, May 4, 2010
  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Book Event/Signing – Dresher, PA

  • Where: Temple Sinai, 1401 N. Limekiln Pike
  • When: Wednesday, May 5, 2010
  • 8:00 p.m.

Book Festival – Gaithersburg Book Festival

  • Where: Gaithersburg City Hall, Dashiell Hammett Pavilion
  • When: Saturday, May 15, 2010
  • 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. – Reading and Author Q & A
  • 3:00 -4:00 p.m. – Book Signing

Book Reading/Signing  – Minneapolis, MN

  • Where: National Marrow Donor Program
  • When: Wednesday, May 18, 2010
  • 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Book Reading/Signing with Dr. John Wagner and Dr. Jeffrey Kahn – Minneapolis, MN

  • Where: University of Minnesota Bookstore, Coffman Memorial Union
  • When: Wednesday, May 18, 2010
  • 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Book Party at the Home of Ernie Carswell and Don Kreindler – Private Event hosted by Ernie Carswell and Don Kreindler, Glen and Elizabeth Friedman, and Norman Jean Roy and Joanna Kelly in Los Angeles, CA

  • When: Thursday, May 20, 2010
  • 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Speaking Engagement – Sabra Group of Hadassah – Rockville, Maryland

  • Where: Party Room at the Promenade, 5225 Pooks Hill Road
  • When: Monday, May 24, 2010
  • 11:00 a.m.

Presentation to Jewish Book Council

  • When: Tuesday, May 25, 2010
  • 4:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Book Party at the Home of Sarah Schain – Private Event Hosted by Pati Jinich, Cynthia Klein and Sarah Schain

  • When: Wednesday, May 26, 2010
  • 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Book Reading/Signing – Browseabout Books in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

  • When: Saturday, June 19, 2010
  • 10:00 a.m.

Book Party at the Home of Arlene Cherner – Private Event in Washington, DC

  • When: Tuesday, June 29, 2010
  • 10:30 a.m.

Speaking Engagement – Kuwait-America Foundation

  • When: Tuesday, July13, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m.

Book Party at River Falls Club House – Private Event in Potomac, MD

  • When: Sunday, August 1, 2010
  • 7:30 p.m.

Speaking Engagement/Book Signing – NeighborWorks America

  • When: Thursday, August 5, 2010
  • 12:00 p.m.

Book Group Appearance – Olney/Brookeville Book Group

  • When: Thursday, September 2, 2010
  • 7:00 p.m.

Speaking Engagement – Adas Israel Congregation, A Conversation with ABC News Correspondent John Donvan

  • What: A Conversation with John Donvan
  • When: Saturday, September 18

Presentation – University of Pennsylvania Center for Bioethics

  • When: Tuesday, October 5, 2010
  • 12:00 p.m.

Speaking Engagement/Book Signing – Wednesday Morning Group (WMG), Bethesda

  • Where: Cedar Lane Unitarian Church
  • When: Wednesday, October 20, 2010
  • 10:00 a.m.

Speaking Engagement – Duke Institute on Care at the End of Life Corporate Roundtable

  • When: Tuesday, October 26, 2010
  • 9:00 a.m.

Speaking Engagement/Book Signing – JCC of Rockville, Maryland

  • When: Sunday, November 7, 2010
  • 2:00 p.m.

Speaking Engagement/Book Signing – San Diego Jewish Book Fair, San Diego, California

  • When: Tuesday, November 9, 2010
  • 4:00 p.m.

Speaking Engagement/Book Signing – Detroit, Michigan (Oak Park)

  • When: Thursday, November 11, 2010
  • 7:30 p.m.

Speaking Engagement/Book Signing – Detroit, Michigan (West Bloomfield)

  • When: Friday, November 12, 2010
  • 11:30 a.m.

Speaking Engagement/Book Signing – Bank of America 21st Festival of Arts, Books, and Culture, Cherry Hill, New Jersey

  • When: Sunday, November 14, 2010
  • 1:00 p.m.

Speaking Engagement/Book Signing – Rockland County, New York

  • When: Thursday, November 18, 2010
  • 7:30 p.m.

Speaking Engagement/Book Signing – Hadassah in Baltimore, Maryland

  • When: Monday, January 10, 2011
  • 7:30 p.m.

Speaking Engagement – Wayne State University Genetic Counseling Program – Detroit, MI

  • When: Tuesday, February 1, 2011
  • 2:00 p.m.

Grand Rounds – Children’s National Medical Center Hem/Onc/BMT – Washington, DC

  • When: Thursday, March 17, 2011
  • TBD

Meet the Author/Book Signing – The Sheldon Goldgeier Lecture Series – Academy for Lifelong Learning, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum – St. Michaels, MD

  • When: Monday, April 11, 2011
  • 1:00 p.m.

Speaking Engagement/Book Signing – Cornell Women’s Book Club, Washington, DC

  • When: Tuesday, April 26, 2011
  • 7:00 p.m.

Speaking Engagement – 2011 Ontario Fanconi Anemia Fundraiser

  • When: Sunday, May 15, 2011
  • 10:00 a.m.
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