Interest Groups

ALL INTEREST GROUPS FOR May ARE CANCELED

Detailed information on each Interest Group is published in the Yearbook and monthly in the Organ Mountain Views.  

To become a member of AAUW-LC, and be eligible to join an Interest Group, click here.

BOOK 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 Anne Chase to join this lively group.
2020 Booklist
Jan. 13th                    Educated by Tara Westover

Feb. 10th                    An Improbable Friendship by Anthony David

Mar. 9th                     The Storyteller’s Secret by Sejai Badani

Apr. 13th                    Talking with Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell

May 11th                     Their Eyes Were Watching God by Sora Neale Hurston

June 8th                       How Democracies Die by Steven Levitsky & Daniel Ziblatt

July 13th                       The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moynes

Aug. 10th                      Beneath a Scarlet Sky: A Novel by Mark Sullivan

Sept. 14th                     The Island of /Sea Women by Lisa See

Oct. 12th                       The Secrets Between Us by Thrity Umigar

Nov. 9th                         American Ghost by Hannah Nordhaus

Anything Goes Fiction
This group meets on the 4th Monday of each month at 1:30 pm at different homes. Be sure to RSVP when each hostess sends an email notice for the meeting. Contact Kay Williams to join this group.
2020 Booklist
Jan. 27th                       Nineteen Minutes  by Jodi Picoult

Feb. 24th                       Kingdom of the Blind by Louise Penny

March 23rd                   Educated  by Tara Westover

April 20th                       Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

May 18th                       Mama’s Boy by Dustin Lance Black

June 22nd                      The Tattooist of Auschwitz: A Novel  by Heather Morris

July 27th                        Buddha’s Orphans  by Samrat Upadhyay

August 24th                  The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Sept. 21st                     The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

Oct. 19th                       The Storyteller’s Secret by Sejal Bandani

Nov. 16th                      A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

FUN & GAMES

Bridge
Contact: Carol Ann Council, for more information.

Day-time Bridge:
The AAUW day-time bridge group meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 1:00 pm to approximately 4:00 pm.  2020 Dates and Hostess
Jan 9th                         Shirley Armstrong

Feb 13th                      Carol Ann Council

Mar 12th                     Lavita Costley

Apr 9th                        Rae Gundersen

May 14th                     Mary Berry

June 11th                     Rita Worrell

Evening Bridge:
The AAUW evening bridge group meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month (except December) at 7:15 pm  2020 Dates and Hostess
Jan 28th                       Lavita Costley

Feb 25th                      Carol Ann Council

Mar 24th                      TBD

Apr 28th                       Mary Berry

May 26th                      TBD

Jun 23rd                        Rita Worell

Going Places
Visit interesting locations not far from home…natural wonders, museums, local businesses, educational venues and much more.  Then enjoy lunch at a nearby restaurant.  Bi-monthly events are announced in the OMV.   Contact Linda Bennett for more information.

FELLOWSHIP & LEARNING

Great Decisions
Discussion topics focus on international problems/concerns as they relate to American Foreign Policy.  A Briefing Book, entitled “Great Decoisioins” written by the Foreign Policy Association serves as the reference document for this group and is available to all members and guests. For more information, contact Marsha Ogden.

Chinese MahJong
Have you always been curious about the ancient game of Mahjong? Have you always wanted to learn to play? Now is an excellent time to explore this fascinating game. We meet weekly on Wednesday at the home of Rita Worrell from 3-5 pm. Instruction is available and all necessary game equipment is supplied. Call or email Rita Worrell for further information.

Laugh and Learn Spanish
Laugh and Learn Spanish Classes at various levels meet weekly. Contact Donna Yargosz,  for more information.

NOTE: Great Decisions and Spanish classes will NOT meet during the summer. New Interest Groups form from time to time and you will find other information in the monthly Organ Mountain Views.