Programs

2023 – 2024 Program Dates

Watch for updated information, published in the “Highlights” newsletter and posted on Facebook at AAUW Aurora – IL Area Branch. Spouses and guests are welcome.

 

Saturday, November 18, 2023 4:30 – 7 pm, Plainfield Congregational United Church of Christ, 24020 W Fraser Rd, Plainfield, IL, 60586, cost $5

Chili / Spaghetti Supper & Program: After the traditional chili/spaghetti potluck, we will have a presentation by Ms Dayan Hancock: Life in a New Country.

 

December 2023 – Date TBA  Plainfield Congregational United Church of Christ, 24020 W Fraser Rd, Plainfield, IL, 60586

A Community Based Service Opportunity: Wear a Christmas “Ugly Sweater” and help wrap presents for needy children – name of child will be provided.

 

Friday, January 26, 2024 11 am, Zoom

Program: Margaret (Meg) Morley, an AAUW Scholarship Awardee in 2022-2023, will speak to us about her ethnographic research on Egyptian dancing and culture.

 

Saturday, February 3, 2024 10:30 am – 1 pm, Santori Library, Rm 125-126,  Aurora

Program: Ms. Bernita Echols will present a history of Tidye Pickett, a Chicago native who, along with Jesse Owens, competed in the 1936 Olympics in Germany.

 

Sunday, March 10, 2024  11 am – 1 pm, The Little Traveler, 404 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60534, cost $12, plus tax and tip

Brunch: This year we will share a favorite poem composed by a female writer.

 

Friday, April 12, 2024 7 pm, New England Congragational Church, 406 W Galena Blvd, Aurora

Program: In partnership with New England CC, we will view and discuss the film Women Talking.

 

Saturday, May 18, 2024 1 pm, Santori Library, Aurora

General Meeting: Meeting room TBA for the general business meeting and recap of the State Convention as well as the election and installation of officers