Study Groups

AAUW-Racine has a number of Study Groups that meet the varying interests of the organization’s members.  These groups meet monthly at various times and locations.  Please check the current Racine AAUW Yearbook for details.

ADELANTE! Mid-Day Study Group

Adelante!, modeled after our national book club,promotes an open dialogue through literature about women, diversity, and change.  Our local study group is open to members who wish to enrich that dialogue through face to face discussing.

Afternoon Stitchery

Meets once a month in members’ homes to work on their projects.  Advice is shared and given as needed.  The group also donates projects to raise funds for local scholarship awards.

Book and Lunch Bunch

This group meets each month at various restaurants where participants discuss and exchange books.

Bridge

Bridge marathons are held in members’ homes and are played once a month as fundraisers for the AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund.  There are two bridge groups:  daytime and evening.

Choral Music – Singers All

The Choral Group is fairly new.  Singers  enjoy improving vocal & musical skills through exploring a variety of choral music in bi-weekly rehearsals.  The goal is to create a good sounding ensemble while enjoying the music and sharing it with others.

Community Issues

This committee has two functions – to work with the community on issues of concern to women and girls and to disseminate information about community issues of interest to AAUW members.

Culture and Cuisine

This group meets once a month to learn more about the culture and cuisine of various countries.  Along with a presentation about a country, a light luncheon is served to sample ethnic foods.

Diversity

Facilitated by the DEI Committee, this discussion group meets once a month on the fourth Thursday from 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. via Zoom.  We choose readings that expand our knowledge and understanding of under-represented groups such as People of Color, LGBTQ+ and more.

Evening Book and Play

Topics and books vary throughout the year at the monthly meetings of Evening Book and Play.  There are lively discussion about authors, a particular book or a theme.  A schedule is provided yearly and usually includes a play or movie of interest to the group.

Great Decisions

Great Decisions participants meet weekly for eight weeks starting the first week of February.  Men and non-members are welcome. The largest nonpartisan public education program of its kind, Great Decisions’ cornerstone is the Foreign Policy Association’s (FAR) briefing book, which includes eight articles based on countries and subjects in the news for the current year.

Lunch and Lit

Meeting monthly at a Racine restaurant, the group enjoys lunch and a discussion of the books they have been reading.

Practice Bridge

Learn to play bridge, or to improve your game.  Participants coach each other by talking through the bidding and play.  No reservations or partner required.

Tech Topics

The group will explore a variety of technology topics.  Fall topics will be repeated at the Spring sessions.  All skill levels are welcome to attend.  You may bring your own laptop, tablet, etc., but it is not necessary.

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