AAUW Tarrant County offers several Interest Groups for enrichment and fellowship among our members. The interest groups are open to all members, who may visit the groups and decide to join any number of them. Below you will find descriptions of the groups: Active Outings, Adelante Book Club, a new Bridge Group, Public Policy / Community Action, Cultural Outings, Movie Enthusiasts, New Members, Out to unch, and a new Women Writing group. For more information, please contact the leader of the group that interests you!
See our branch Calendar for dates when each group is gathering.
Join us and enjoy indoor and outdoor adventures. Chair Sara Crowley seeks different activities to engage members in physical activities.
Adelante Book Club
This local group meets monthly on the third Monday at 10 am in members’ homes, with refreshments followed by a book discussion. We select great books by committee and have deep, meaningful discussions. Contact Leader Tina Caliga to RSVP by the Friday before the gathering. 2019-20 Adelante Book List.doc
This new interest group is being organized by Gloria Long. Please contact Gloria if you would like to join in.
Public Policy/Community Action
This is a group for all who are passionate out cultural issues that impact women and girls, are excited about stepping up our presence in the community. Community Action will be planned that is aligned with our AAUW Public Policy priorities.
Periodically cultural outings will be arranged for our members. Those interested will go as a group to attend a performance or other cultural event, such as an art exhibit, musical performance, play or movie. A restaurant meal nearby may also be planned for the outing. Spouses and friends may join in. Contact the event organizer Joyce Raessler for more information and to RSVP for an outing.
Movies are voted on, watched independently and reviewed as a group. The group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm for discussion and dessert. Spouses and significant others are welcome. Bring your ideas for coming movies and a date you can host. Contact Berry Bock by the Monday beore the gathering.
Gatherings will be held for new members, as well as established members, to attend in different venues. All are welcome to attend. We can learn and grow together, sharing our stories, old history, and new energy. Contact President Orlew Lauger for more information and to join in the fun!
Each month all interested members will have lunch together at a new or different restaurant. This is an opportunity to try new places and enjoy getting to know other members at the same time. The outings are arranged for the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 11:30 am. Contact Leader Marla Parvey for more information and to RSVP by the Monday before the lunch outing.
New Group: Women and Wine
Meets monthly for a glass of wine and conversation. For further information and to RSVP, contact leader Margaret Duryee.
Women Writing Group
This new creative writing group will meet monthly on the 4th Tuesday from 4:30 to 6 pm at the Bellaire Ranch Apartment Clubhouse. For further information and to RSVP contact leader Eileen Frey by the Monday before the gathering.