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.

During the pandemic, all interest groups are meeting using Zoom

Book Discussion
Contact Toni Hoffman
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, April 19th, 7:30 p.m. using Zoom
Book: The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

International Relations
Contact Fran Kennedy
Members meet to discuss current issues and important figures in the news in our ever more global environment.
2nd Tuesday, 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 13th, 1:30 pm using Zoom
Topic: How To Avoid A Climate Disaster by Bill Gates

Tuesday Afternoon Bridge

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

Diversity:  Deeds and Dialogue
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
4th Wednesday, 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday,  April 28th, 7:00 p.m. using Zoom
Topic: Topics from Anti-Racism Daily 

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.

No plans at the time

Rotating Gourmet
Contact Lois Wildrick
This is a group of AAUW members and their spouses, as well as singles, who meet four times a year. Each member chooses a recipe to prepare from a menu created by a committee, and the whole group shares in the cost of the meal. The people, menus and locations change with each meal. New members are welcomed.

No plans at this time

Mah Jongg
Contact Toni Hoffman
Members are beginners learning how to play the game of Mah Jongg, American version.
2nd and 4th Monday at 10:00 a.m.

No Mah Jongg game scheduled at this time

Tapas Dining
Contact Yvonne Payne

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

Sunday, April 18th, 4:30 pm

Stitch and B’
Yvonne Payne
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.

April 8th, 3:00 pm
Hostess: Yvonne Payne