Programs

2019 – 2020 Program Dates

“Active Members Wanted: Be One, Bring One!”

Programs are subject to change. Watch for updated information, published in the “Highlights” newsletter and posted on Facebook at AAUW Aurora – IL Area Branch. Spouses and guests are welcome.
To RSVP for programs, contact Joy at (630) 551-1760.

 

Saturday, September 21, 2019  11:30 Check-In, Aurora Country Club, 1548 Prairie St, Aurora

100th Anniversary Celebration: Join the Aurora Area Branch of AAUW as we celebrate 100 years of history and achievement. Our Guest Speaker is Jennifer Urish, AAUW-IL State President. We will also receive a Proclamation from the City of Aurora, presented by Mayor Richard C. Irvin. Cost – $40 per person.

 

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 5:30 – 7:30 pm at Millhurst Ale House, 2075 Marketview Dr, Yorkville

Program: Our speaker Becky Bielfuss will discuss Teen-Parent Connection. We will order individually off the menu.

 

Sunday, November 10, 2019  Time: at your convenience

Virtual Tea Party: The Branch is sponsoring a Non-Event this year. Sit down & enjoy a cup of tea, on us, as you write a check for AAUW Funds and contemplate all of the efforts AAUW makes to improve the lives of women and girls.

 

Thursday, November 21, 2019  5:30 – 7:30 pm at the Historic Kendall County Courthouse, 110 W Madison St, Yorkville

Chili / Spaghetti Dinner: Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Women Winning the Vote. Enjoy a travelogue with Andi Danis and Elaine Ross about their travels to Seneca Falls and other Women’s History sites in NY and MA.

 

Saturday, December 7, 2019  1 – 3 pm at the Historic Kendall County Courthouse, 110 W Madison St, Yorkville

Holiday Social: Gingerbread House Decorating & Ornament Exchange. Limit 20 participants.

 

January 2019 – No Meeting

 

Thursday, February 6, 2020 6:30 – 8 pm at Mind and Body Chiropractic, 3535 E New York St, Suite 216, Aurora

Girls Night Out:  Cost: Free. Limit: 10 participants.

 

Saturday, February 29, 2020 10 am – 12 noon at the Little Traveler Atrium Café, 404 S 3rd St, Geneva. Cost: $8.95 + tax & tip

 

March 2020: TBA 

Program: Speaker Emily Burd Thomas, who has previously spoken in front of the United Nations, will discuss the non-profit Dignified Children International.

 

Thursday, April 23, 2020 5 – 6:30 pm at the Sugar Grove Library, 125 Municipal Dr, Sugar Grove

Program: A book discussion of A Woman of No Importance, by Sonia Purnell. Optional dinner out after program.

 

Saturday, May 2, 2020 10 am – 1 pm at Kennedy Point Restaurant, 245 Kennedy Point Rd, Bristol

Program: Spring Scholarship Event  AAUW Fellowship recipients will speak. Cost: $13.95, beverages not included.