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Mission Discussion Group

Participate or just listen–this group gets together to talk about issues related to AAUW’s mission.  Meetings are held at Sweet & Savory, 5685 Gibraltar Avenue, Pleasanton, on the second Thursday of the month.  All are welcome.  Please call Chris Alesso or email advocacy@aauw-lpd.org if you plan to attend.  Our next meeting is Thursday, January 10, at 10 AM.

Cocktails and Conversations

Here we are at our new venue - 828 Main

Here we are at our new venue – 828 Main

Join us as we wind down from busy days and enjoy the Happy Hour snacks and drinks the first Tuesday of each month.  We  meet at 828 Bites & Brews at 828 Main Street, the venue next door to the Main Street Brewery in Pleasanton, at 5:30 PM>  There’s plenty of parking in the rear lot. The building is the site of Pleasanton’s former Cheese Factory.

Our next get-together is Tuesday, January 7, 5:30 PM.

Books: Afternoon


Afternoon Books usually meets on the second Monday of the month at 1 PM at the home of a member.  Contact Mary Ann for the location of the next meeting.  The meeting place may vary from month to month.

February 10     Becoming Dr. Q  by Alfredo Quinones=Hinojosa 

March 9             Innocents Abroad  by Mark Twain

April 13             The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

May 11             The Reckoning  by John Grisham 



Coffee and …

A few of us enjoying our monthly coffee

A few of us enjoying our monthly coffee

This group usually meets  monthly on the first Thursday of the month at 10 AM, just to have coffee and chat, enjoying friendships that have built.  New members and visitors are ALWAYS welcome. [We meet at Sweet and Savory, 5685 Gibraltar Drive, at the corner of Gibraltar and Stoneridge Drives in Pleasanton’s Hacienda Business Park. Look for the Sweet and Savory van(s) in the parking lot.] SWEET AND SAVORY HAS PERMANENTLY CLOSED. WE ARE RE-LOCATING. (JAN. 2020)

Our next meeting is Thursday, January 2.

Books: Morning

Morning Books usually meets on the fourth Thursday of the month at 9:30 a.m. in the home of a member. Contact Bev for details about location.

January 23       The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates

February 27     The Kennedy Debutante by Kent Maher

March  26       Sold on A Monday by Kristina McMorris





Books: Evening

Our Evening Book Club meets on the second Wednesday of each month at a member home, usually at 7:30 P. M.   Contact the Group Chair for details about location


January 8            Not Me: A Novel by Michael Lavigne

February 12       Becoming by Michelle Obama

March 11            Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover