2018-2019 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 16, 2018  10 am at Apple Villa Pancakes, 1961 Wilson St., Batavia

Program: Join the Aurora Area Branch of AAUW as we kick off a new year of programming. Jerre Henriksen will present in formation on voter registration. We will order individually off the menu.


Wednesday, October 17, 2018 6 pm at Pal Joey’s Restaurant, 2030 Main St., Batavia

Program: Our speaker Author Jetara Perry will discuss her book, IMPERFECT ANGELS, and her mentoring program for middle and high school girls. We will order individually off the menu.


Sunday, November 11, 2018 2 – 5 pm at the Old Aurora Public Library Building, 1 East Benton, Aurora

Program: Bunco Party Fundraiser for AAUW Funds! This is a great event to bring  guests. IT WILL BE OUR MAIN FUNDRAISER FOR THE YEAR. If you cannot attend, a donation will be appreciated.


Sunday, December 16, 2018  2 – 6 pm at the home of Joy Bowling,  418 Bluegrass Pkwy, Oswego

Holiday Social: Bring an Ornament to Exchange  Come with goodies to share for a holiday party. We encourage you to bring your spouse or guest to this social event.


January 2018 – No Meeting


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 5:30 pm at the Old Aurora Public Library Building, 1 East Benton, Aurora

Program:  Join us for our Annual Chili Supper. This event will include a collection for Mutual Ground Shelter and a Ted Talk: 7 KEYS TO A BETTER LIFE, by Sandra K. Wilcoxon


Saturday, March 16, 2019 1 pm at the GAR Memorial Museum, 23 E. Downer Pl.  Aurora

Program: WOMEN OF WWII: ON THE FRONT LINES & THE HOMEFRONT. Our speaker Author Barb Warner Dean will discuss her research. Reservations requested – This meeting is open to the public.


Tuesday, April 9, 2019 11:30 am at Kennedy Pointe Restaurant, 2245 Kennedy Rd., Bristol

Co-Sponsor: Green Connect with the Yorkville Area Chamber of Commerce

Program: Saving the Planet: What You can Do; What Your Business Can Do; What Your City Can Do. Speakers:  Mavis Bates and Marta Touloumes Keane. Cost: $20


Saturday, May 11, 2019 10 am at Grandma’s Table Restaurant, 1700 Douglas Rd., Montgomery

Program: Spring Scholarship Event  3 Speakers: Fellowship recipients Aisha Motlani, PhD, of Northwestern University; Jelena Radovic-Fanta, PhD, Asst. Prof at Governor’s State University; and Career Development Grant recipient Naeema Torres, from Northwestern University. We will order individually off the menu.