THE NEXT EVENT
Thursday, March 19: Mira Lloyd Dock of Harrisburg: An Advocate for Women’s Rights with Dr. Susan Rimby. Mira Lloyd Dock was well known as a municipal cleanup advocate, a conservationist, a promoter of the National Park System, as well as an ardent supporter of higher education and suffrage for women. At the Cleve J. Fredrikson Library, Camp Hill. 6:30 – 9 p.m. Co-sponsored with Fredricksen Library.
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AAUW Funds Committee
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SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS
Afternoon Book Group
Books chosen in June by members are reviewed by a member each month. Meets October through June on the first Tuesday of the month at 1:00 at a member’s home, with a few exceptions. Please notify the hostess at least 3 days in advance if you plan to attend. New members are welcome, but because of the increased size of the group, only the first 15 RSVPs can be accommodated. See calendar for specific dates, times, books and locations. Contact is Lorraine.
Chefs at Home
This group plans and prepares gourmet meals in each other‘s homes. Contact Joan for details.
The group dines out seven or eight times, starting in September or October and ending in May. We welcome new members, couples or singles, to join us. Members take turns hosting, which involves contacting members by e-mail, making reservations with a restaurant (your choice or one suggested by the group), and being there. For details contact Joyce.
AAUW members have the first option to reserve space for themselves and friends on trips to blockbuster art exhibitions, cultural events, beautiful historic sites and gardens in the tri-state area and internationally. Suggestions for future trips are always welcome. Contact: Barb Warfel.
Sunday, April 19, 2020: Votes for Women: A Visual History at the Brandywine River Museum. In celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution, which granted voting rights to women, the exhibit will include a collection of suffragist memorabilia. Reservations due by March 19. Cost: $65. Get registration details. Barb is the contact.
This group meets once or twice monthly to enjoy great meals and lively conversation at a wide variety of local and regional restaurants, with dinners on the second Wednesday and lunches on the fourth Wednesday. All group members receive email notices of venues and dates. See calendar for details. Contact: Kathy.
Fine Film Group
We meet about once a month, usually at the Midtown Cinema, usually a matinee, for a movie, coffee and conversation. Contact is Erica.
Morning Paperback Book Group
The morning paperback book group meets monthly to discuss books members have selected. We read fiction, literature, and discuss in depth ideas and structure of current books and classics. Meets September through June (except December) on the third Thursday of the month at 10:AM. See calendar for specific dates, times, books and locations. Contact is Dorothy.
Nonfiction Book Group
Nonfiction books are chosen by members and are reviewed by a member. Meets at 1P.M. from September through May (except December) on the 1st Thursday of the month. The June planning meeting is held on the 3rd Thursday. Please notify the hostess at least 3 days in advance if you plan to attend. New members are welcome, but because of the increased size of the group, only the first 12 RSVPs can be accommodated. See calendar for specific dates, times, books and locations. Contact is Lillian.
If you’d enjoy occasional walking excursions with AAUW companions, this group is for you. Anyone may propose a walk (or even a hike) and we’ll see who would like to go along. Contact is Lee.