AAUW Corpus Christi Branch Interest Groups
The Bridge group meets throughout the year at 1:00 p.m. on the second and the last Friday of the month throughout the year, with the exception of September, December, and April, when only one meeting is held for the month. All meetings are held in the party room of the 4600 Building. The group plays Social Contract Bridge and welcomes bridge players of all skill levels. Members must RSVP.
Chair: Sandra Heatherley
The Classics group meets throughout the year at 6:15 p.m.on the last Wednesday of the month at selected restaurants. From the ancient to the modern, members read a variety of classic works and participate in open discussion. Titles for the upcoming year are presented at the June meeting.
Members must RSVP.
Chair: Catherine Cox
The Gardening Divas group meets at 3:00 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month, February through April, at the homes of assigned hostesses and at other designated locations. Members expand their knowledge of gardening and plants with informed guest speakers and participates in creative, fun activities.
RSVP is appreciated.
Co-chairs: Agnes Hamilton and Joanie Whitmire
The Out to Lunch Bunch group meets throughout the year for lunch at 12:30 a.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at local restaurants. The group experiences the many different types of cuisine the city has to offer. The meetings are an enjoyable way to connect with Branch members in a spirited social gathering. Members are encouraged to RSVP.
Chair: Susan Birchfield
The Page Turners meet on the third Monday of the month from September through April (no meeting in November and December) at a member’s home to enjoy hearing a review of a recent book. Reviewers are drawn from within the group and occasionally from outside the group. Members are encouraged to read the selected book to facilitate discussion. RSVP is appreciated.
Chair: Dottie Ewing
The Playgoers group meets throughout the year on various dates to enjoy the variety of live plays offered in Corpus Christi. Members attend college and community theater productions as often as members are interested. Members often meet at a local restaurant before the show to discuss our knowledge of the play about to be presented.
After all, the show’s the thing! Members must RSVP.
Chair: Michelle Balis
The Poetry Appreciation group meets throughout the year at 6:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month at the Glass Pavilion, Omni Bayfront, 900 N. Shoreline Blvd., and at the homes of assigned hostesses. Members read the works of selected poets or works concentrating on a specific theme and participate in open discussion. Poets and themes for the upcoming year are presented at the July meeting. RSVP is appreciated.
Chair: Leslie Peart
The Wine and Cheese group meets from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., October through May, on the second Sunday of the month at the homes of assigned hostesses. The group offers its members the opportunity to enjoy and learn about various domestic and foreign wines and complimentary food pairings. It is the responsibility of the assigned co-hostesses to provide the food and wines for the get-together. Members must RSVP.
Chair: Janet Blanke