Groups

AAUW Colorado Springs has several interest groups offering a range of choices for every hobby and interest.  Each interest group has its own chairperson.

  • Hardy Hikers: Enjoy hikes in the Front Range averaging 5-7 miles. The degree of difficulty varies with each hike. Summer and fall hikes are usually in the mountains; winter and spring hikes are local.
  • Evening Connections Through Topics: An evening group that meets at local restaurants and features thought-provoking speakers and discussion.
  • Public Policy: Discuss local issues, enjoy guest speakers and participate in Public Policy Day and Legislative Action Day.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Arts on the Go! Enjoy local music and theatre with your AAUW friends. Dates and times vary.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Chocolate Lovers: Study, discuss and eat chocolate.
  • 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.
  • Chapter and Verse: A writing group to support and encourage writing activities and writing skills.
  • Book Groups:
    • Exploring Lives and Cultures
    • Readers’ Potpourri
    • Dinner Book Club
    • Afternoon Readers
    • Luncheon Novel I
    • Luncheon Novel Too
    • Morning Glory Book Club

Check out the calendar for an interest group that meets on a convenient day.

aIG Calendar for Prospective Members 18-19

To learn more about an interest group or to contact the chairperson, send a note to the Interest Group Coordinator:  Linda Mooney linda.mooney@msn.com
or Sylvia Strubel Sylviastrubel@gmail.com