When: Sun., March 13, 11 a.m. 2011
Stanford University historian Edie Gelles, author of Abigail and John: Portrait of a Marriage, is a renowned Abigail Adams scholar. At the Albany Community Center (1249 Marin Ave., Albany), humanistic Jewish group Kol Hadash sponsors a bagel brunch on Sunday, Mar. 13, where Gelles lectures on another Abigail: Abigail Levy Franks, whose letters comprise the earliest known body of written works by any female in colonial America. 11 a.m., $7.50-$10. KolHadash.org.