Wednesday October 7th at 6 p.m.
PAKISTAN CHILD-BRIDE CULTURE: AN INSPIRATION FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL FILM
Speaker: Filmmaker & AAUW Fellow Afia Nathaniel.
When: Sunday, October 11
(International Day of the Girl)
Show time: 3:05 PM
Location: Cinema Village,
22 East 12th Street, New York, NY 10003
Tickets: To be purchased individually at Cinema Village
Meeting Place: Cinema Village at 2:45 p.m.
Contact: Roli Wendorf
After a rousing reception at Toronto International Film Festival 2014 and in over 20 countries since then, the critically acclaimed DUKHTAR comes to New York from Pakistan for its one week theatrical release. In a village in Pakistan, a young mother kidnaps her ten-year old daughter to save her from a child marriage to a tribal leader.
Q&A with Filmmaker and AAUW Fellow Afia Nathaniel and her team following the show
Current Issues Discussion: Friday November 6th 10:00 a.m.
in Selena Barron’s home
Topic: “Syria: Including Russian Activity and the Migration Situation”
All are welcome to attend. Contact: Marie McKellar
Play Reading Group:
Tuesday October 13th at 1:00 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Library .
Play: selections from 24 FAVORITE ONE ACT PLAYS.
Contact: Joyce Koyner.
Poetry Interest Group: Tuesday Ocober 27th
at 1:30 p.m. in the home of Janice Rabinowitz.
We will discuss the work of Natasha Tretheway & Ted Kooser
Contact: Mary Ellen LeClair.
STEM Interest Group: Thursday October 8th
TRIP to the BRONX ZOO: SAVE THE DATE !
Wildlife enthusiast Diona Koerner will guide us through the Madagascar Exhibit in the morning and the Congo Exhibit in the afternoon. Lunch will be in the Zoo Cafeteria.
ALL ARE WELCOME !
Contact Linda Swann
for further information
about fees, carpooling, where to meet
and to sign up for the trip.
Art Interest Group:
Friday, October 16th
Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation in Greenwich Village
Contact: Marilee Scheuneman
Wednesday, October 21st
Bronx Botanical Gardens: Frida Kahlo Exhibit
Contact: Pam Margand
Common Core Meeting Schedule
Wednesday, October 28th
Common Core Roundtable, Pace University
Contact: Jane Pendergast