Interest Groups

In-Person INTEREST GROUP meetings are canceled until further notice.
Where indicated, certain Interest Groups are
meeting via ZOOM.  

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  Both book groups are currently meeting via Zoom.  Announcements are emailed.

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.
2021 Booklist
Jan. 11th                     The Last Days of Cafe Lelia by Donia Bijan

Feb. 8th                      Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell

Mar. 8th                      Caste:  The Origins of Our Discontent by Isabel Wilkerson

Apr. 12th                    Distant Marvels by Chantel Acevedo

May 10th                     Old Baggage by Lissa Evans

June 14th                    The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

July 12th                      Sally Ride, America’s First Woman in Space by Lynn Sheer

Aug. 9th                       News of the World by Paulette Jiles

Sept. 13th                    The First Mrs. Rothschild  by Sara Aharoni

Oct. 11th                       A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende

Nov. 8th                         What She Ate by Laura Shapiro

December 13                           HOLIDAY LUNCHEON

Jan 10, 2022                   The Passion of Artemisia by Susan Vreeland

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.
2021 Booklist
Jan. 25th                       The Book of Lost Friends by Lisa Wingate

Feb. 22nd                     Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

March 22nd                 The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline

April 26th                      Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland

May 24th                       Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

June 28th                     The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell by Robert Dugoni

July 26th                        That”s the Way It Always Is by Laurie Frankel

 

FUN & GAMES

Bridge canceled
Contact: Carol Ann Council, for more information.

Going Places canceled
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  Meeting via Zoom
Discussion topics focus on international problems/concerns as they relate to American Foreign Policy.  A Briefing Book, entitled “Great Decisions” 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 Anne Chase and Jean Roach.

Chinese MahJong Canceled
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.

New Interest Groups form from time to time and you will find other information in the monthly Organ Mountain Views.