Calendar

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

APRIL 2021 CALENDAR

April 1, 2021 Thursday 1:00 pm Pacific Time
AAUW National Town Hall on Member Education Requirement.
Starting April 7, AAUW members will be asked to vote to elect 4 members to the national board of directors and to vote on amendments to our Public Policy Priorities and bylaws, including a proposal to eliminate AAUW’s longstanding membership degree requirement. Get up to speed on the issues by reviewing the election page on the AAUW website, and register for the April 1 webinar about the education requirement.

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 7, 2021 • Wednesday • 5:00 pm
AAUW-LB Town Hall Meeting
.  Sigrid Moranz, Public Policy Chair and Lesley Danziger, branch co-President, will lead a discussion of the proposed amendment to the AAUW bylaws which would eliminate the degree requirement for AAUW membership.  All members are invited to attend.  For the Zoom link, contact Lesley Danziger.

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 for a discussion of The Secret Lives of Church Ladies by Deesha Philyaw.  Janice Hayden will moderate. Members of Vesper Libris may contact Janice Hayden for more information and for the Zoom link.

April 17, 2021 • Saturday • 9:30 am – 1 pm  
The AAUW CA Convention will be held via Zoom. Attendees must register.  Please click here for more information and to register.

April 18, 2021  Sunday  5:00 pm
The Movie Group will meet via Zoom to discuss the movie White Tiger.  Watch the movie beforehand on Netflix and then join the conversation.  The group is open for new members.  For the Zoom link, contact Esther Hessong.

April 20, 2021 • Tuesday 3:00 pm
Zoom Tutorial.  In this tutorial, branch member Venita deSouza will give you tips for a successful Zoom meeting and the confidence to host or co-host an AAUW Zoom meeting.  You will learn basic skills like letting people into a meeting, raising your hand with your video off, muting all the attendees, unmuting them, chatting with other participants, setting your lighting right, changing your background, sharing your screen, making someone else the host if you have to and more.  Additional questions can be asked at the tutorial. For the Zoom link, contact Nancy Miller.

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!

April 28, 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.

 

MAY 2021 CALENDAR

May 3, 2021 – Monday – 5:00 pm
AAUW Inter Branch Council (IBC) will meet via Zoom.  If you are interested in the future of AAUW and what is being planned to keep our organization viable then you will not want to miss this meeting.  Guest speaker, Shannon Wolfe, National AAUW Chief of Staff will join from Washington, D.C.   For the Zoom link see the May 1 Newsblast or contact VP Madeleine Peterson.

May 5, 2021 – Wednesday – 1:00 pm
Afternoon Books will meet via Zoom for a discussion of The Vanishing Half by Britt Bennett. .  New members are welcome.  For the Zoom link, contact Lynette LaRoche.

May 12, 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.

May 13, 2021  Thursday 7 pm
Let’s Connect will meet via Zoom to share thoughts on selected topics.  We invite all members and friends to join the conversations.  For the Zoom link, contact Esther Hessong.

May 16, 2021  Sunday 5:00 pm
The Movie Group will meet via Zoom to discuss the movie Soul.  Watch the movie beforehand on Disney+ and then join the conversation.  The group is open for new members.  For the Zoom link, contact Esther Hessong.

May 17, 2021  Monday 12:00 noon
Poetry Writers will meet via Zoom.  Guests, prospective members and members of the Poetry Appreciation group are welcome to attend.  For the Zoom link or more information, contact Kas Sartori.

May 19, 2021  Wednesday  4:00 pm
Travel Salon – Alison King will share photos and anecdotes from her travels to off-the-beaten-path destinations.  For the Zoom link, contact Alison.

May 20, 2021  Thursday 6:00 pm
Vesper Libris book group will meet via Zoom to discuss Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted by Suleika Jaouad. Jeannie Arovas will moderateNew members are welcome.  For the Zoom link contact Janice Hayden.

May 25, 2021  Tuesday 1:30 pm
Tuesday Books @1:30 pm will meet via Zoom for a discussion of The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd.  For the Zoom link, contact Jean Brotherton.  Come join us!

May 26, 2021  Wednesday 7:00 pm
Evening Books will meet via Zoom to discuss The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See.  Katie Slattery will moderate.  Members may contact Gail Brooks for the Zoom link.

JUNE 2021 CALENDAR

June 2, 2021 Wednesday 1:00 pm
Afternoon Books will meet via Zoom for a discussion of The Road from Coorain by Jill Ker Conway.  New members are welcome.  For the Zoom link, contact Lynette LaRoche.

June 9, 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.

June 10, 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.

June 10, 2021  Thursday 7:00 pm
Let’s Connect will meet via Zoom to share thoughts on selected topics.  We invite all members and friends to join the conversations.  For the Zoom link, contact Esther Hessong.

June 13, 2021 Sunday – noon – 2 pm
AAUW LB Board Installation brunch at Madeleine Peterson’s home.  Due to COVID-19 group size restrictions, this event is by invitation only

June 17, 2021  Thursday  6:00 pm
Vesper Libris book group will meet via Zoom to discuss The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah.   New members are welcome.  For the Zoom link contact Janice Hayden.

June 20, 2021  Sunday 5:00 pm
The Movie Group will meet via Zoom to discuss a chosen movie.  Watch the movie beforehand and then join the conversation.  The group is open for new members.  For the Zoom link, contact Esther Hessong.

June 22, 2021  Tuesday 1:30 pm
Tuesday Books @ 1:30 pm book group will meet via Zoom for a discussion of The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline (author of The Orphan Train).  For the Zoom link, contact Jean Brotherton.  Come join us!

June 23, 2021  Wednesday 7:00 pm
Evening Books will meet via zoom to discuss Deacon King Kong by James McBride.  Lesley Danziger will moderate.  Members may contact Gail Brooks for the Zoom link.

 

JULY 2021 CALENDAR

July 15, 2021  Thursday  6:00 pm
Vesper Libris book group will meet via Zoom to discuss The Turner House by Angela Flournoy.  Georgie Monahan will moderate. Members of Vesper Libris may contact Janice Hayden for the Zoom link.

July 18, 2021  Sunday 5:00 pm
The Movie Group will meet via Zoom to discuss a chosen movie.  Watch the movie beforehand and then join the conversation.  The group is open for new members.  For the Zoom link, contact Lee Kucera.

 

AUGUST 2021 CALENDAR

August 15, 2021  Sunday 5:00 pm
The Movie Group will meet via Zoom to discuss a chosen movie.  Watch the movie beforehand and then join the conversation.  The group is open for new members.  For the Zoom link, contact Lee Kucera.