Arts and Entertainment
Arts on the Go! Enjoy local music and theatre with your AAUW friends. Dates and times vary.
Bridge Lite: Improve bridge skills and enjoy time with other AAUW members. Open to all skill levels.
Mah Jongg: New and experienced players welcome. Enjoy lunch and then challenge your brain with this ancient, fascinating game of tiles.
UFOs: An afternoon gathering to enjoy stitchery and other crafts–those unfinished projects that have been set aside.
Visual Arts Visions and Visits! Members research and present programs related to visual arts/artists. May include occasional outside speakers and car-pooled visits to regional art-related exhibits, sites.
History of Jazz: Learn the history of Jazz with Dr. Abe Minzer, who teaches piano, music history and music theory at UCCS.
Evening Connections Through Topics: An evening group that meets on select Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30 PM primarily at The Warehouse Restaurant featuring thought-provoking speakers, discussion and buffet dinner.
Great Decisions: An in-depth study of current events. The group reads a selection from the Foreign Policy Association book, views a 30-minute DVD and discusses national and international issues.
TED Talks: An evening group that meets the 3rd or 4th Thursday at 7pm to watch one or more podcasts and share opinions over food and beverages.
Chocolate Lovers: Study, discuss and eat chocolate.
Fellowship of the Grape (FOG): A social evening where members, spouses and guests share light dishes and beverages in each other’s homes or in restaurants. Dates and times vary.
Hardy Hikers: Enjoy hikes in the Front Range averaging 3-5 miles. The degree of difficulty varies with each hike. Summer and fall hikes are usually in the mountains; winter and spring hikes are most likely to be local.
Walkie Talkies: Enjoy leisurely 3-5 mile hikes usually out of town except in winter conditions. Gentle terrain.
Local History: Visit places of local historical significance and enjoy speakers and other types of programs.
Southwest Studies: Monthly meeting topics focus on the annual trip destination. Membership in the group in no way obligates anyone to go on the trip.
Reading and Writing:
Afternoon Readers: fiction and non-fiction books are discussed.
Dinner Book Club: This group meets in a restaurant where they discuss the selection. Restaurants vary.
Exploring Lives and Cultures: Non-fiction and fiction books that reflect current social issues are discussed.
Luncheon Novel I: Fiction and non-fiction books are discussed after sharing lunch in a member’s home or restaurant.
Luncheon Novel Too: Fiction and non-fiction books are discussed after sharing lunch in member’s home.
Morning Glory Book Club: This group meets in homes or coffee shops. Fiction and non-fiction books are discussed.
Readers’ Potpourri: This group meets in member’s homes where beverages are provided. Fiction and non-fiction books are discussed.
Chapter and Verse: A writing group to support and encourage writing activities and improve writing skills.
Women Who Write: This group meets to write, share (optional), and encourage one another. Come be inspired to write for 20-30 minutes from a prompt provided by the hostess. Discover the pleasure of a writing group.
Technology: The group meets to help each other better utilize new technologies. Bring your tech questions for discussion or your latest device or software to show and tell.
STEM Support (Virtual): A virtual interest group that supports school programs that promote STEM education.
Prospective members are invited to attend two different Interest Groups and a Branch meeting. For more information about membership, contact Melanie Hudson firstname.lastname@example.org