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Last update:
October, 2019

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 Chair:  Nancy Liggett

Interest Group Normal Meeting Time Chairperson(s)
Bicycling Thursdays; May-October; Time and meeting place tbd Gail Smith
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 Tuesday, 7:15 pm
Members’ homes
Phyllis Stenger
Book Group – Biographies Third Thursday, 1:30 pm
Members’ homes
Gina Cook
Book Group – The Bookies 2nd Wednesdays; 10-12; Members’ homes; This group is currently full Kathy Randall
Book Group – Evening 2nd Thursdays; 7:15; Members’ homes Linda Toomre
Gina Cook
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; 1:00-3:00; 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 Group 3rd Wednesdays; April to October

Jyotsna Raj
Jean Rohrschneider

Golfing NEW GROUPS THIS YEAR – Contact Chair for Times Susan Planck
Hiking Fridays; Meet at Macy’s lower level parking garage Heidi Lynch
Frieda Holley
Italian Conversation Wednesdays; 1:30 – 2:30
YMCA 2850 Mapleton Ave.
Maxene Wilson
Music 2nd Mondays; time varies; Members’ homes Carol Green
Needlecraft 2nd & 4th Thursdays; 1:30; Members’ homes Ginnie Ross
Georgianne Campbell
On the Road Again Various times; Please contact chair Kathy Randall
Out-to-Lunch 4th Wednesdays; Noon; Meeting details provided Jyotsna Raj
Jean Rohrschneider
Readers’ Theater 1 This group is currently full
Jeannette Hillary
Readers’ Theater 2 3rd Mondays; 6:30 Patty Ludke
Kathy Randall
Thursdays; time TBD
Place TBD
Mary Greenwald
Spanish Conversation – Advanced Most Wednesdays Diana King
Spanish Learners – Beginners & Intermediates Contact chair for meeting times/place. Jane Chicoine
Sunday Afternoon at the Movies 2nd Sundays; Matinee;
Local movie theater
Diane Thoms
Kathleen Peterson
Theater Goers Various times;
One play per month
Gail Moyes
Nancy Olman

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-Chair Nancy Liggett for inclusion into the list.
To form a new book group contact Kathy Randall.

2019/20 – Our Amazing Interest Group Chairs