Conversation with Friends

Conversation with Friends is a new event model designed to help Sidwell Friends community members engage with each other on a topic or area of interest. Modeled after the Dinner by Design program, Conversation with Friends is meant to create space for intimate, meaningful conversations around any number of topics, including current events, personal and professional pursuits, volunteer experiences, shared interests, and much more.

Past Events

Bob Levey, Journalist and Author (February 17)

Conversation with Friends

featuring journalist and author Bob Levey

Sunday, February 17, 2019
4:00-6:00 p.m. 

Tia Queta Restaurant
4839 Del Ray Avenue
Bethesda, MD

Enjoy refreshments and hear from Bob Levey, Parent of Alumni '00 and '05, about his new book, Larry Felder, Candidate.


Joan Paddock Maxwell, Author (March 7 & March 13)

Conversations with Friends

featuring author Joan Paddock Maxwell
"Soul Support: Providing Emotional and Spiritual Support to the Dying"

Thursday, March 7 
7:30 p.m. 


Wednesday, March 13
10:00 a.m.

Hosted by Amy Lear White, Trustee and Parent of Alumni '04 and '06.

Author Joan Paddock Maxwell, author of Soul Support: Spiritual Encounters at Life's End, will share her remarkable experiences as an interfaith hospital chaplain serving dying patients. She will offer information, inspiration and practical ways to help overcome our fears and provide comfort to dying loved ones.