Interest Groups

interest groupPart of AAUW’s mission is “lifelong learning” and AAUW Westchester has many fun and exciting groups where members can fulfill this part of our mission.

Besides our monthly Branch Meetings with interesting Speakers, some of our Interest Groups are meeting regularly via Zoom.

If you don’t see a group that interests you, you are welcome to start a new group. Contact us to find out how to join an existing group or start a new one.


bridge-cartoonMonday Bridge Group –  meets weekly via the Shark Bridge app & Free Conference Call from 1-3:00 pm. Contact: Elaine Barbakoff.



Current Events

Current Issues – meet to discuss hot topics in the news, both domestic and international. Meets once a month on first Friday of the month 10-11:30 am. Contact:  Selena Barron, Ellen Leuner.





                                 Art, Culture and Literature


Art Interest – Alerts members to viral art exhibits and previously arranged for a private tour for AAUW of Bisa Bultler’s show at the Katonah Art Museum via Zoom. Contact: Shelli Pines or Marlene Brenhouse.

Literature – discuss books covering a wide array of subjects and authors. There are two book groups to choose from:

  • Tuesday Group meets once a month from 10-11:30. Contact: Wilma Gitchel.
  • Wednesday Evening Group meets at 5:30pm. Contact: Ellen Eschmann or Sue Lambert.

Poetry – we share and discuss classic and contemporary poetry. optional source: NORTON ANTHOLOGY OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY POETRY 3rd edition  Volumes I and II. Meets once a month on Tuesdays 1.30-4pm via Zoom. Contact: Mary Schenck.