Study/Interest groups are a great way to get involved in Portland AAUW. Our groups enjoy the arts and culture, reading and study, food and fun. Interesting conversations occur in smaller group settings with like-minded women, and fast friendships can be made. The current newsletter may often list updates not shown here.
Breakfast in Bridgetown:Second Wednesday, 9 a.m. Sample breakfasts at various restaurants and walk the neighborhood. Contact Ginny McQueen, email503-650-9933 Mahjong:Contact Mary Shaw, email or 503-939-4589. Modern Fiction: Click here for reading list. Fourth Tuesday. An eclectic reading group with emphasis on recent publications. Contact Nancy Thomas, email or 503-201-4420. Movie Mavens: First Friday. Each month one person will choose a movie to see. We will meet at the theatre to see the movie together, then happy hour after to discuss the movie. A notice will go out two weeks before the meet up with the name of the movie and the theatre. Contact Suzanne Fleming, email or 714-898-6456. Non-fiction Book Group I: Click here for reading list Third Wednesday. Contact Kathe Hart, email or 503-372-6338. Non-fiction Book Group II: Click here for reading list. Third Friday. Contact Kathe Hart, email or 503-372-6338. Overbooked--A Reading Group: Second Tuesday. Contact Linda Stern, emailor 503-473-3616. Sleuth Sisters--The Mystery Book Group:Click here for reading list. Fourth Wednesday. Contact Karn Hill, email or 503-206-8444. Wimpy Walkers/Eager Eaters: First Friday or Saturday. A walking group; 3-to-4-mile walks in the Portland area, with breakfast before or lunch afterwards. Contact Kathy Terman, email or 773-574-7637 Click for list of group leaders.
Portland AAUW plans and holds monthly meetings with programs related to the mission. Meetings vary in date, time and format in an effort to accommodate the varying schedules of our members and of the speakers.
OCTOBER PROGRAM was held Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 6:30 p.m.,"From an Idea to Market: How Drugs Become Approved by Clinical Research", Speaker: Dr. Benjamin Ehst, M.D., Ph.D., Oregon Medical Research Center Tualatin Community Library, 18878 SW Martinazzi, and by Zoom.
NOVEMBER PROGRAM was heldThursday, November 10, 2022, 10:30 a.m., Neighbors for Clean Air (NCA). Speaker: Mary Peveto, Executive Director https://neighborsforcleanair.org/ Northwest Multnomah County Library, 2300 NW Thurman St., and by Zoom