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Last update:
August 22, 2018

Interest Groups

Interest Groups are open to all dues-paying members.

Interested in joining a group?

Read details by clicking on the Interest Group name, and contact the¬†appropriate Chairperson via the email links below. Some interest groups are currently listed as “full” – this is necessary for some groups to allow them to meet in smaller venues such as members’ homes.

Interest Group Co-Chairs: Tamara Van Spriell and Linda Nordberg.

Interest Group Normal Meeting Time Chairperson(s)
Bicycling Thursdays; May-October; Time and meeting place tbd Mary Greenwald
Bicycling-Easy Riders Wednesdays; May-October; Time and meeting place tbd Mary Greenwald
Book Groups – In General For information on book groups in general
Kathy Randall
Book Group – Afternoon This group is currently full
Beth Rauch
Book Group – Biographies This group is currently full
Sue Stone
Book Group BG3 2nd Wednesdays; 10-12; Members’ homes Kathy Randall
Book Group – Evening 2nd Thursdays; 7:15; Members’ homes Judy Thompson
Ellen Gille
Book Group – Mostly Fiction 4th Tuesdays; 2:00-4:00
Members’ homes
Linda Hultman
Book Group – Second Monday This group is currently full
Helen Hooper
Book Group – Small / Fiction-Nonfiction This group is currently full Joyce Bograd
Bridge on Wednesday 1st Wednesdays; 1:00; Members’ homes Ginnie Ross
French Conversation –
All Speaking Levels
2nd & 4th Wednesdays;
10:00 – 11:30;
Panera Bread, 29th St. Mall
Beth Karpf
French Conversation This group is currently full
Dot Thompson
Garden 3rd Wednesdays; April to October
Jyotsna Raj
Hiking Fridays; Meet at Macy’s lower level parking garage Heidi Lynch
Italian Conversation Wednesdays; 1:30 – 2:30
YMCA 2850 Mapleton Ave.
Maxene Wilson
Music 2nd Mondays; time varies; Members’ homes Pat Phillipson
Needlecraft 2nd & 4th Thursdays; 1:30; Members’ homes Ginnie Ross
On the Road Again Various times; Please contact co-chairs Kathy Randall
Out-to-Lunch 4th Wednesdays; Noon; Meeting details provided Jyotsna Raj
Readers’ Theater 1 This group is currently full
Marilyn Warmth
Readers’ Theater 2 3rd Mondays; 6:30 Patty Ludke
Snowshoeing
Thursdays; time TBD
Place TBD
Mary Greenwald
Spanish Conversation – Advanced Most Wednesdays Diana King
Spanish Learners – Beginners & Intermediates Contact chair for meeting times/place. Diana King
Jane Chicoine
Sunday Afternoon at the Movies 2nd Sundays; Matinee;
Local movie theater
Diane Thoms
Theater Goers Various times;
One play per month
Gail Moyes

Would you like to start a new interest group?

Any member who wishes to start a new interest group may do so by gathering five, dues-paying members, and contacting the Interest Group Co-Chairs (Tam Van Spriell or Linda Nordberg) for inclusion into the list.
To form a new book group contact Kathy Randall.

Our wonderful Interest Group Chairs