Interest Groups


Anything Goes
Seventeen book lovers meet on the 2nd Monday each month at 1:30 pm to discuss a wide variety of reading selections, both fiction and non-fiction. New members are always welcome. Contact Julia Bruner at julesnewmexico (at) to join this lively group.

  • September 10: America’s First Daughter by Stephany Dray & Laura Kamole
  • October 8: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
  • November 12: Bear Town by Frederik Bachman
  • December 10: Holiday luncheon and 2019 book selections
  • January 14, 2019: Dessa Rose by Sherley Anne Williams

Anything Goes Fiction
This group meets on the 4th Monday of each month at 1:30 at different homes. Be sure to RSVP when each hostess sends an e mail notice for the meeting. Contact Kay Williams, kwilliams48 (at) to join this group.

  • September 24: Little Fires Everywhere, author Celeste Ng
  • October 22: The Hummingbird’s Daughter, author Luis Alverto Urrea
  • November 19: The Earth of Mankind, author Pramaedya Ananta Toer
  • December 10: Holiday luncheon and 2019 book selections



Day-time Bridge:
The AAUW day-time bridge group meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 1:00pm to approximately 4:00pm.

  • September 13: Rae Gunderson

Evening Bridge:
The AAUW evening bridge group meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month (except December) at 7:15pm.

  • September 25: Shirley Armstrong

Contact: Carol Ann Council, kk-ca_council (at), for more information.

Going Places

We will resume in September!


Great Decisions
The Great Decisions group will meet on Monday, October 22, at Roadrunner Room, Branigan Library. Discussion of South Africa’s Fragile Democracy begins at 2:30 pm. For additional information or questions, please contact Marsha Ogden at marshaogden (at)

Rita Worrell will be hosting the oriental Mah Jong group on Wednesday afternoons at 3:00 pm throughout the summer. It is a great time for anyone new to learn and join the group as some members will be traveling throughout the summer. Contact ritaworrell (at) to learn more about joining this group.

Laugh and Learn Spanish
Classes are wrapping up and will break for the summer. New classes will begin in September. Check the OMV for additional information. Contact: Donna Yargosz, yargoszdonna (at), for more information.

Southwest Studies
Southwest Studies is continuing historical research in preparation for a trip to a selected area later in the year. Trips are limited to members who have participated in research and planning for the trip. The group will be open to new members next year. For additional information, contact Cheryl Tom Nelson at ctngolfgo (at)

Dining Out – will resume soon!

International Gourmet Dinner – will resume soon!