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Spring Meeting Notice - April 23

And yet, there was but one woman to him … the late Irene Adler …” 

-- Dr. Watson about Sherlock Holmes in “A Scandal in Bohemia.”

Find out why Holmes was so taken with Irene Adler as you join with other Sherlockians for an evening of food and conversation at the annual spring meeting of the Amateur Mendicant Society of Detroit.

 Saturday, April 22, 2023

6:00 p.m.          

The Commonwealth Club 

30088 Dequindre Rd., Warren, MI                                                                                                                                                                

Our assigned story is “A Scandal in Bohemia” in which Holmes and Watson meet the King of Bohemia and soon find themselves bested by a beautiful and talented woman.

There will be a poem humorously summarizing the story, a discussion by commissionaire Chris Music on the origins of the Baker Street Irregulars, a revealing story about the King of Bohemia and past AMS gasogene Roy Pilot will offer thoughts on his extensive Sherlockian collection.  

Also included will be the usual toasts organized by Chris Music plus prizes and more – plus a recap of the annual BSI dinner in New York. 

To attend, please make checks for $31 to: Amateur Mendicant Society of Detroit and mail to the address below by FRIDAY, APRIL 14. Or visit PayPal at amateurmendicantsociety@gmail.com for instructions.


c/o Chris Jeryan

22129 Metamora Drive

Beverly Hills, MI 48025

Dinner includes herbed chicken breast, roast sirloin, potatoes, pasta, vegetables, a salad, rolls and dessert plus coffee, tea, and soft drinks. As always, there will also be a cash bar.

“Come at once if convenient … if inconvenient, come all the same.”


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