Interest Groups

Interest groups meet at various times and locations and are open to all.  The groups meet at a member’s home or other venues.  Please check the monthly newsletter for more detailed information.


Interest Group Meeting Information Chair(s)
Book Discussion
Monthly Meeting:
First Wednesday, 1-3 pm
Action Library
Book Discussion
Monthly Meeting:
Fourth Tuesday, 7:00PM
Members’ homes: TBA
Mary Jane
Monthly Meeting:
Members’ homes
Contact Mary Jane
Meeting 10/12 Cocktails, 11/23 Dinner, 2/16 Brunch, 4/25 Dinner

Time & Places TBA

Mary Ann
Mah Jongg
Monthly Meeting:
Generally meets second Tues., 12:30  PM, @ members’ homes
Great Decisions Foreign Policy
Discussions Wednesdays
Dec.4,2019 at 6:30-9pm;
Feb 19, March 18, April 15, May 20, June 17, Sept 16, Oct 21 and  Nov 18, 2020 at 1:00-3:30pmAll at Westbrook Library
Cultural Trips Generally meets monthly
(see next page)

Interest Groups are open to all members!

Please check our monthly newsletter for more detailed information about our interest groups and our Cultural Trips!

Cultural Trips


Thursday, September 12, 2019
Museum of Irish Hunger – Lecture and Discussion on America’s Love/Hate Relationship with Immigrants throughout our history.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Hill-Stead Museum and Grounds – Special Tour for our group with our own docent.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
New Britain Museum of American Art
We will have a tour of the New Britain Museum of American Art with our own docent at approximately 10:45am and then lunch either in the delightful Museum Café or in nearby Polish Town — a series of restaurants and bakeries offering Polish delights. We will try StariPolska and hope for pierogi guidance from our own expert. The cost of this private special tour is $20.

Carpools to leave Westbrook Park & RIde at Exit 65 at 9:45 am.  Cost $20  Please contact Eileen   if you are interested, and indicate if you will drive, and if so, how many passenger you are willing to take, or if you need a ride.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Annual December Theater Party at Long Wharf Theater in New Haven – 2:00pm matinee

Pride and Prejudice” – a rousingly theatrical twist on a beloved classic produced by Kate Hamill, adapted from the Jane Austen novel

Optional lunch at nearby restaurant prior to the show

Discounted Ticket Price: $50. We have 20 tickets reserved. Payment will not be due until mid-November. This is an annual event – and we always have a great time! If you are interested contact Dot

Transportation via carpool at Westbrook Park & Ride at Exit 65 or on your own.

Check for 2020 Cultural Trips in our monthly newsletters!