Interest Groups

Interest Groups December 2021

As the pandemic continues, there are some groups planning face-to-face meetings and some groups will continue Zoom meetings. If the situation changes during the month, the Interest Group information Leaders will communicate with their group members via email. All paid AAUW members and prospective members are welcome to visit any group one time before committing to the group or AAUW. For more information, check your Sea Breeze newsletter. Non-members should send an email to aauw.sccb@cox.net.

BOOK DISCUSSIONS

BOOKWORMS meets the 4th Thursday of the month at 11:30 a.m. except for November and December.

CONTEMPORARY BOOKS PLUS meets the last Monday of the month at 1:00 p.m. No meeting in December.

EVENING BOOKS meets the 3rd Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. The group will meet on December 20 for a Holiday Party at Nancy Edit’s home.

LITERARY CONVERSATIONS
meets the 1ST Monday of the month at 1:00 p.m. There will be a meeting on Decem-ber 6, when Laurie Jacobs will lead us in discussion of “Encrucijada” by Fernandez. This is the final story in the book, Immigrant Voices. We will start a new book in January—Citizens of the World: Readings in Human Rights. This interest group is meeting by Zoom and will dis-cuss meeting in person at the October meeting.

GAMES

BRIDGE: Social Bridge, Duplicate Bridge and Marathon Bridge games can be
arranged. There is no regular schedule.

MAH JONGG: The Mah Jongg group meets every two weeks on Friday evening at 6:15 p.m. The
December games are December 3 at the home of Marge Hobbs and December 17 at Rona Neiman’s home. We would love to have new players.

DINE OUT OPPORTUNITIES

BIRTHDAY LUNCHEONS will resume in the new year for all birthdays during the years of 2020 and 2021. (Yes, you read that correctly! We’re making up for 2020!)

HAPPY HOUR meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 4:00 p.m. Around the World One Happy Hour at a Time will be the theme for this year. Watch for emails to all branch members inviting you to attend.

LUNCH BUNCH meets on the third Wednesday of the month.  In December, the Lunch Bunch would like to celebrate the holiday season by gathering at Harpoon Henry’s in the Dana Point Harbor on December 13th at 5:00. This will give us an opportunity to enjoy the holiday decorations and lights for those who want to take a stroll before or after dinner. New members are especially encouraged to attend. It’s always a good time. All are welcome.

CONVERSATIONAL LANGUAGES

CONVERSATIONS FRANÇAISES meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 1:00 p.m. The group will meet on December 14th. Group members will receive an email with information about the meeting.

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS

HIKING INTEREST GROUP will meet for the first time in January. More information will be sent by email to those who have signed up. Interested? Contact Catherine McLoughlin for more information.

INTERNATIONAL INTERESTS meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 1:00 p.m. There is no meeting in December.

MATINEE DRAMA meets the 2nd Friday of the month at 1:00 p.m. In December the group is meeting on the first Friday of the month which is December 3rd. The group will meet on Zoom. to read The School for Wives by Moliere. All are welcome!

MOVIE GROUP usually meets the 4th Wednesday of the month at 7:00pm except in December.

TRAVEL INTEREST GROUP meets the 4th Tuesday at 2:00, except in November and December. Meetings will resume in January. Group members will receive an email with the topic, a link or location for the meeting.