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 or email Chris Alesso for more information or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend. The group meets on 2nd Wednesday via Zoom.
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.
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.
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. Check Good Reads for more info on each title.
During the pandemic all meetings will be on ZOOM.
October 14 Lady Clemintine by Marie Benedict
Reviewer: Roz Wright
November 11 The Honey Bus by Meredith May
Reviewer: Susan Wacek
December 9 America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray
Reviewer: Chris Alesso
January 13 The Girl with Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee
Reviewer: Devon La Har
February 10 The Book Women of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson
Reviewer: Patty Rabada
March 10 American Dirt by Jeeanine Cummins
Reviewer: Pam Copeland
Aprill14 Meet Me at the Museum by Anne Youngson
Reviewer: Joan Leighty
May 13 BOOK SELECTION
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. Check Good Reads for more info on each title.
No meetings until further notice. The following books will be reviewed in the same order when the Shelter-in-place has been suspended.
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
Morning Books usually meets on the fourth Thursday of the month at 9:30 a.m. in the home of a member. During the shelter in place period we are meeting via Zoom on the dates listed. Contact Bev for details and the Zoom link.
August 27 Swing Time by Zadie Smith
Reviewer: Margaret Gruen
September 24 The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
Reviewer: PJ Wells
October 22 The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes and/or The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim M. Richardson
Reviewer: Anita Massey
November 19 The Guest List by Lucy Foley
Reviewer: Marilyn Duman
December 17 The Secret of the Chateau by Kathleen McGurl
Reviewer: Chris Alesso
January 28 The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz by Erik Larson
Reviewer: Norma Foss
February 25 Everything We Keep by Kerry Lonsdale
Reviewer: Harriet Lawrie
March 25 The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See
Reviewer: Kathy Porter
April 22 The Library Book by Susan Orlean
Reviewer: Karen Richardson
May 27 Planning meeting: choose books for 2021-2022
June 24 The Girl with Seven Names: A North Korean Defector’s Story by Hyeonseo Lee
Reviewer: Mary Ann Karlsen