Interest Groups

The Easton Branch has several interest groups created to stimulate discussions, encourage networking, and support the community. Every group looks forward to new participants. If you have ideas for additional groups, let us know.
All in person meeting contingent on control of the pandemic.

Book Discussion
Contact Susan McNamara
Members choose fiction and non-fiction and discuss one book at each meeting. Meetings are held at the individual members’ homes.
3rd Monday, 1:30 p.m. or 7:00 p.m.

Monday, September 19,  7:00 pm
Hostess: Fran Kennedy

Book: The House on the Lagoon by Rosario Ferré

International Relations
Contact Fran Kennedy
Members meet to discuss current issues and important figures in the news in our ever more global environment.
4th Tuesday, 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 27
Hostess: TDB

Topic: Political Systems

Tuesday Afternoon Bridge

Contact Rosemary Baker
Members meet every Tuesday or Wednesday to play bridge.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging
Contact Rosemary Baker
Members of this group come from the Easton, Bethlehem, and Allentown branches to discuss issues around race, age, gender, and more. The group is concerned with social action as well as social justice
1st Thursday, 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 1
Topic: Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmmerer- read the first two sections

Out To Lunch
Contact Claire Degnan
Members meet for lunch once a month, weather and holidays permitting. All AAUW members are welcome to join this group. Call Claire if you would like to join this group.
Usually 1st Wednesday or Thursday at 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 13
Marblehead Chowder House
RSVP to Claire by September 10.

Mah Jongg
Contact Becky Goldenberg 
Members are beginners learning how to play the game of Mah Jongg, American version.
2nd and 4th Monday at 1:30 pm

Monday, August 8, Hostess: Susan
Monday, August 22,  Hostess: Randi

Tapas Dining
Contact:  Looking for a chair for this group

This is a group of AAUW members, (partners welcomed) who will meet to explore small dish dining. Each member will bring a dish to share. If you are interested in being a hostess, please contact Yvonne Payne.
Tapas events are held the third Sunday evening of the month at 5 pm

Date TBD

Stitch and B’
Toni Hoffman
This is a handicraft group open to all members. Bring a new or ongoing needlework project – knitting, embroidery, sewing – and a love of good conversation.

August 4,   2:30 pm
Hostess: Vera Cosgrove

Women & Science
Chair: Susan McNamara
This group meets quarterly to discuss issues relevant to women in science or general scientific topics.

September date TBD
Topic: TBD

Walking Group
Chair: Fran Kennedy
This group meets every Friday at 9:00 am to walk on different paths in the Easton area.

Call Fran to let her know you are coming.