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
Book Discussion
Monthly Meeting:
First Wednesday, 1-3 pm
Members’ homes:  TBA
Book Discussion
Monthly Meeting:
Fourth Tuesday, 7:00PM
Members’ homes: TBA
Monthly Meeting:
Third Monday
Various times:  TBA
Members’ homes: TBA
Monthly Meeting:
First Thursday  7:00 PM
Members’ homes
Dinner Series
Meets in the evenings, 4 times a year @ members’  homes.  Dates TBA
Mah Jongg
Monthly Meeting:
Generally meets second Tues., 1:00  PM, @ members’ homes
Great Decisions See Next Page
Cultural Trips Generally meets once per month
Artists & Makers Generally meets once per month
Meets twice per month
Foreign Policy
Topics will include:
*The waning of Pax Americana
*Russia’s foreign policy
*China & America: the new geopolitical equation
*Media & foreign policy
*Turkey: a partner in crisis
*US global engagement and the military
*South Africa’s fragile democracy
*Global health: progress and challenges
Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Thursday, June 14, 2018


Tuesday, October 26, 2017
“Wonderful Looks that Work for Women – Secrets of scarves, leggings & packing” An evening of fashion secrets and a special discount at a great women’s clothing store. Minimum 12/Maximum 15 people. Buy one item for 15% off or two or more for 20% off after Wine & Hors d’oeuvres and ‘Secrets’ by the savvy fashion maven at this shoreline store with surprisingly affordable clothes for the shoreline lifestyle and for travel. Free with purchase. Rides from exit 65.Contact:  Eileen

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
“Women of the Lyman Allyn Art Museum” Special Projects Director Tanya Pohrt will talk to us about the major roles women have played and continue to play at the Lyman Allyn. Founded by a woman, the LAAM is proud of the artists, subjects, benefactors & volunteers as well as educators & administrators who make it a real treasure in its New London location. Our talk-then-walk will be from 1:00-2:30pm. $10 per person. Rides from exit 70.
Contact:  Eileen

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Annual Theater Party 
Long Wharf Theater, New Haven.  2pm Matinee
”The Chosen”
Pricing based on group attendance: discounted to $45.  Tickets are limited; reserve ASAP.  Contact Dot to sign up.
Optional: Lunch at nearby restaurant before the play.
Transportation: via car pool or “On your Own”.
Contact:  Dot

Interest Groups are open to all!
Please check our monthly newsletter for more detailed information about our interest groups and our Cultural Trips!