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For bridge playing and congenial company, choose Tuesday Night Bridge with other AAUW members. We meet the third Tuesday of every month.

Reading Society

Reading Society members in front of the book suggested for the year.

At the beginning of the year, interested members gather to decide on the reading list. Every third Monday at 7:30 pm, members meet at a predetermined home, with refreshments. A review of the book of the month starts the discussion.




Date Book Title & Author Hostess – Name & address Reviewer
Nov 19 Major Pettigrew’s Last StandHelen Simonson Cheri Ng Judy Geib
Dec 17 When Things Fall ApartPema Chodron Laurie Dennen
Jan 212013 In the Garden of BeastsErick Larson Judy Geib Elaine Baldwin
Feb 18 The Light Between OceansM.L. Stedman Chris Burchik
March 18 Great ExpectationsCharles Dickens Arlene Addison Arlene Addison
April 15 Carter Beats the DevilGlen David Gold Anna Fehrenbach Marielle Boortz
May 20 Clara and Mr. TiffanySusan Freeland
June 17 The Sand Castle GirlChris Bohjalian
July 15 The Dog StarsPeter Heller Karen VanZino (?)
Aug 19 Beautiful RuinsJess Walters Elaine Baldwin
Sept 16 The Hummingbird’s DaughterLouis Urrea Judy Bracken
The Sun Also RisesErnest Hemmingway This is an extra that had the same # of votes if we want to fit it in somewhereJ

Cork ‘N Fork

Enjoy good food and friendly company; one Saturday a month, members get together with their culinary contribution, tailored to a particular theme suitable for the season and weather at different members’ homes.

Walking Group

Join your AAUW friends on a once-a-month hike at different locations in the East Bay. We meet at 9 a.m., usually on the 2nd Saturday of the month, at the Bollinger Park and Ride and car pool to the various exciting locations. Besides being in the healthy outdoors, we get to see lovely vistas and enjoy the company of old and new friends.

Hike Details
October 22 Bike Ride from Basketball courts on Bollinger along Iron Horse Trail to Danville Farmer’s Market, San Ramon 12 miles, roundtrip. Moderate.
November 12 El Sobrante (p 62 ’11), Richmond 2.4 miles. Easy.
December 10 Lafayette Reservoir, Lafayette 3 miles. Easy.
January 14 Dublin Hills (p 40 ’11), Dublin 1.8 miles. Easy.
February 4 Diablo Foothills (p26 ’10), Walnut Creek 2.7 miles. Easy.
March 10 Briones (p 20 ’10), Lafayette 4.8 miles. Moderate.
April 21 Carquinez Strait Shoreline (p 30 ’11), Crockett 3.9 miles. Easy or Moderate.
May 12 Pt. Reyes, Pt. Reyes 8.2 miles Will bring lunch and rest at beach. Moderate.
June 9 Benicia State Recreation Area, Benecia 3-5 miles. Easy or Moderate.
July 14 Las Trampas: Bollinger loop 2.2 miles, Easy or Moderate.
August 11 No Hike, Enjoy the summer


Twice a month, on the first Tuesday and the third Thursday, members gather to play Chinese mahjong, a game similar to gin rummy. Beginners can watch and learn until they feel comfortable enough to play.