The Next Event
Thursday, August 9, 2018: The documentary film The Rape of Recy Taylor will be shown at the State Museum of Pennsylvania at 5:30 p.m. The film exposes the legacy of physical abuse suffered by black women, and the ongoing fight for justice. AAUW Harrisburg is a cosponsor of the free showing. There is plenty of room for all, but please rsvp.
Sunday, August 12, 2018: Summer Social. Are you interested in learning more about AAUW Harrisburg? Please join us at this informative and informal summer gathering. 1:30-3:15 p.m. at a member’s home. Please RSVP by August 9. More details.
Our Branch meets regularly September to May. Check the Branch Calendar for summer activities.
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.
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.
October 14-23, 2018: Explore Scotland from Glasgow, Skye, Loch Ness, the Orkneys, Culloden, Pitlochry, to Edinburgh. Reservations now closed.
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 chosen by members are reviewed by a member. Meets at 1 P.M. September through June (except December) on the first Thursday of the month (except for June, which is the third Thursday). Contact is Lillian.
We have season tickets to Center Stage in Baltimore. We travel by 15 passenger van. We have 15 members now, but are happy to sign up members for a substitute list. Substitutes pay the van fare but receive the theater tickets free. Contact Dorothy for details.
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.