Activities

Next Event

Saturday, May 5, 2018: Spring Luncheon: The finale of our 2017-2018 program year is a time to celebrate our accomplishments with AAUW members and friends. We will honor our Community Woman of the Year and install Branch officers for 2018-2019. Contact HbgAAUWPrograms@gmail.com for reservation details.

See the Branch Calendar for other activities.

Community Outreach
Click above to learn more about our outreach efforts with the YWCA of Greater Harrisburg.

AAUW Funds Committee
Click above to find out about our awards and fundraising projects.

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.

Cuisine Club
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.

Culture Vultures
AAUW members have the first option to reserve space for themselves and friends on trips to blockbuster cultural events and beautiful historic sites and gardens. Suggestions for future trips are always welcome. Contacts: Barb and Diane.

Sunday, June 3, 2018: Culture Vultures trip to National Gallery of Art Washington DC. Cezanne Portraits: the first exhibition devoted to the famed post-impressionist’s portraits. The exhibition explores the unconventional aspects of his portraiture, the role his portraits play in the development of his radical style and method.

The exhibition brings together some 60 paintings drawn from collections around the world. They encompass his entire career and include portraits made in Paris, where he went to launch himself as an artist, and in Aix, which remained his anchor throughout his life. Reservations by May 3, 2018. Get details.

October 14-23, 2018: Explore Scotland from Glasgow, Skye, Loch Ness, the Orkneys, Culloden, Pitlochry, to Edinburgh. Discounted price available until April 15. Get the trip details.

Dine Around Harrisburg

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. Contacts: Kathy and Barb.

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
Books (usually recent paperbacks) chosen by  members are reviewed by a member. 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 chosen by members are reviewed by a member. Meets September through June (except December) on the first Thursday of the month usually at noon. Contact is Lillian.

Theatre Group This group subscribes to Center Stage in Baltimore. We take a van to Wednesday afternoon matinees. Contact Dorothy for details.

Walking Group
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.