Calendar

Note to Members:  During this pandemic time, many AAUW-LB Interest Groups are having Zoom video conferencing meetings.

FEBRUARY 2021 CALENDAR

February 2, 2021 Tuesday 4:00 pm
Spanish Group Planning Meeting.  Members interested in forming a Spanish language interest group are invited to join Deana Pink to discuss its organization and content.  Zoom ID 885 1838 1711, Passcode: 108968

February 3, 2021 Wednesday • 1:00 pm
Afternoon Books group will meet via Zoom for a discussion of Luncheon of the Boating Party by Susan Vreeland.  This book group is open for new members. For more information contact Miriam Kranser.

February 3, 2021  Wednesday  4:00 pm
AAUW-LB Town Hall Meeting.  Join co-President Lesley Danziger and Public Policy Chair Sigrid Moranz in a discussion of a proposed amendment to the AAUW bylaws which would eliminate the degree requirements for AAUW membership.  For Zoom login information, contact Lesley Danziger.

February 9, 2021 Tuesday  4:00  pm
French Group Planning Meeting.  Members interested in forming a French language interest group are invited to join Deana Pink to discuss its organization and content.  Zoom ID 873 5904 1289,  Passcode: 586852

February 10, 2021 – Wednesday 4:00 pm
AAUW Laguna Beach Board Meeting will take place via Zoom.  To add something to the agenda or to get the Zoom login information, please contact Alison King.

February 11, 2021  Thursday • 1:00 pm
Poetry Appreciation will meet via Zoom.  The group welcomes new members at any time.  New members should contact Karen Dennis for the Zoom link.  Regular members of the poetry interest groups will have the link automatically sent to them the week of the meeting.

February 11, 2021  Thursday  7:00 pm
Let’s Connect will meet via Zoom and share our dreams, visions, and plans for what our next steps might be when we are safely vaccinated. Topics are always flexible and depend on what you would like to share with the group!  We invite all members and friends to join in for uplifting conversations with great womxn! Join with the Zoom ID here: 945 5361 6593. For the Zoom password, contact host Esther Hessong.

February 18, 2021 • Thursday 6:00 pm
Vesper Libris book group will meet via Zoom for a discussion of The Friend by Sigrid Nunez. Jeannie Arovas will moderate. Members of Vesper Libris may contact Janice Hayden for the Zoom link.

February 21, 2021 – Sunday 4:00 pm
12th Annual Art Program showcasing three young artists from the Laguna College of Art and Design.  All three artists are AAUW-LB scholarship winners.  This event will take place via Zoom.  Email Alice Apkarian for the Zoom link.

February 23, 2021 • Tuesday 1:30pm
Tuesday Books@1:30pm book group will meet via Zoom for a discussion of Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. For the Zoom link or for information about the group contact Jean Brotherton. Come join us

February 24, 2021 • Wednesday • 7:00 pm
Evening Books will meet via Zoom for a discussion of Warlight by Michael Ondaatje.  Gail Brooks will email the Zoom like to Evening Book Group members.  For more information, contact Gail.  This book group is currently closed.

February 25, 2021  Thursday  4:00 pm – please note time change
Let’s Connect will meet via Zoom–in the AFTERNOON at 4 PM–to share the most interesting or memorable travel experiences.  We invite all members and friends to join us for future travel inspiration!  Join with the Zoom ID here: 945 5361 6593. For the Zoom password, contact host Esther Hessong.

February 28, 2021 Sunday 5:00 pm
The Movie Group will meet via Zoom to discuss Herself. Watch the movie beforehand on Amazon Prime Video, and then join the conversation! The group is open for new members. Join with the Zoom ID here: 932 7792 4827. For the Zoom password, contact host Esther Hessong.

MARCH 2021 CALENDAR

March 3, 2021 Wednesday 1:00 pm
Afternoon Books will meet via Zoom for a discussion of Death at La Fenice by Donna Leon.  Susan Kent will moderate.  New members are welcome.  For the Zoom link, contact Lynette LaRoche.

March 10, 2021 Wednesday 7:00 pm [Note new time]
AAUW Laguna Beach Board Meeting will take place via Zoom.  To add something to the agenda or to get the Zoom login information, please contact Alison King.

March 11, 2021  Thursday 7:00 pm
Let’s Connect will meet via Zoom to share our favorite spots in Laguna Beach, OC, LA and SoCal to inspire our future ventures!  “Spots” could be local businesses, theaters, programs, festivals, beaches, etc.  We invite all members and friends to join for uplifting conversations with great women.  Join with the Zoom ID here: 945 5361 6593.  For the Zoom password, contact Esther Hessong.

March 15, 2021  Monday 12:00 noon
Poetry Writers will meet via Zoom.  The theme is health, in keeping with Health Awareness month.  Guests, prospective members and members of the Poetry Appreciation group are all welcome to attend.  For the Zoom link or more information, contact Kas Sartori.

March 18, 2021 • Thursday  6:00 pm  
Vesper Libris book group will meet via Zoom for a discussion of The Illness Lesson by Clare Beams. Vivian Clecak will moderate. Members of Vesper Libris may contact Janice Hayden for the Zoom link. 

March 21, 2021  Sunday 5:00 pm
The Movie Group will meet via Zoom to discuss a movie to be determined at the February 28 meeting.  Watch the movie beforehand, and then join the conversation!  The group is open for new members.  Join with the Zoom ID here: 932 7792 4827.  For the Zoom password, contact Esther Hessong.

March 23, 2021 • Tuesday • 1:30pm  
Tuesday Books@1:30pm book group will meet via Zoom for a discussion of Honolulu by Alan Brennert. For the Zoom link or more information about the group contact Jean Brotherton. Come join us!

March 24, 2021  Wednesday 7:00 pm
Evening Books will meet via Zoom to discuss The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett.  Members may contact Gail Brooks for the Zoom link.

March 25, 2021  Thursday 4:00 pm [Note afternoon time]
Let’s Connect will meet in the afternoon at 4:00 pm via Zoom to share our favorite content so far for 2021!  What are you reading or watching?  Join us to share what you loved and get some suggestions for new media to check out!  We invite all members and friends to join us!  Join with the Zoom ID here: 945 5361 6593.  For the Zoom password, contact Esther Hessong.

APRIL 2021 CALENDAR

April 1, 2021 Thursday 6:00 pm
Travel Salon: Lyon France – The other City of Lights.  Learn about France’s most foodie, festival-loving and best-kept-secret city on a guided tour [in English] led by AAUW-LB member, Sakina Zerrel, a native “Lyonnaise”.  For the Zoom link, contact Sakina Zerrel.

April 7, 2021  Wednesday 1:00 pm
Afternoon Books will meet via Zoom for a discussion of The Road from Coorain by Jill Ker Conway.  Glenna Matthews will moderate.  New members are welcome.  For the Zoom link, contact Lynette LaRoche.

April 8, 2021  Thursday 1:00 pm
Poetry Appreciation will meet via Zoom.  The group welcomes new members;  contact Karen Dennis for the Zoom link.  Regular members will have the link automatically sent to them the week of the meeting.

April 8, 2021  Thursday 7:00 pm
Let’s Connect will meet via Zoom.  We invite all members.   For the Zoom link, contact Esther Hessong.

April 14, 2021 Wednesday 7:00 pm
AAUW Laguna Beach Board Meeting will take place via Zoom.  To add something to the agenda or to get the Zoom login information, please contact Alison King.

April 15, 2021 • Thursday • 7:00 pm  
Vesper Libris book group will meet via Zoom. Members of Vesper Libris may contact Janice Hayden for more information and for the Zoom link.

April 18, 2021  Sunday  5:00 pm
The Movie Group will meet via Zoom to discuss a movie to be determined at the March 21st meeting.  Watch the movie beforehand and then join the conversation.  The group is open for new members.  For the Zoom link, contact Esther Hessong.

April 21, 2021  Wednesday 7:00 pm
Evening Books will meet via Zoom for a discussion of Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell.  Peggie Thomas will moderate.  Evening Book members may contact Gail Brooks for the Zoom link.

April 22, 2021  Thursday 4:00 pm
Let’s Connect will meet in the afternoon via Zoom.  All members and friends are invited to join.  For the Zoom link, contact Esther Hessong.

April 27, 2021  Tuesday 1:30 pm
Tuesday Books@1:30 pm will meet via Zoom for a discussion of Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah.  For the Zoom link or information about the group, contact Jean Brotherton.  Come join us!