Events & Interest Groups

In addition to the events below, please see our list of active Interest Groups (book groups, gardening, bridge, mah jongg among many others).  Most groups meet once a month and welcome new members! Interest Group events are also listed on our calendar.

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December 5, 2022 – 1:00 p.m. – Shady Lane Holiday Porch Pot Event
The Garden Interest Group invites all branch members to a Holiday Porch Pot Workshop at Shady Lane Greenhouse. Reservations are due by November 28th. For further information, please contact Lynn Sigler at sigler1978@gmail.com.

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January 22, 2023 – 2 pm – Renaissance Theaterworks
Join us for “Cost of Living” and Brunch (TBD) – Sunday, January 22, 2023

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February 19, 2023 – 2:00 pm – Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Cost for concert: $35.00 per person
Preconcert lunch at Ambassador Hotel. The hotel provides van to and from the
concert. More information is forthcoming with the Punchbowl invitation.

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March 9, 2023 – 7:30 p.m.  – Broadway Play “Six”
The Out & About Committee is happy to announce a fun group outing to see the Pulitzer-prize winning Broadway musical comedy Six at the Marcus Center on March 9, 2023. This musical
recounts the sad stories of each of Henry VIII’s six wives in a lively pop concert format. Each queen will take her turn singing and telling her woeful tale of being married to Henry VIII, vying for the role of lead singer by showing that she suffered the most. See the October Post Graduate for more information.

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April, 2023 – Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan

This will be a motor coach/day trip

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May, 2023 – Waukesha Historical Museum and Les Paul Guitars

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Past Events:

November 9, 2022 6:00 p.m. – DEI Committee Courageous Conversations
We’ll be holding a second Courageous Conversation via Zoom to discuss unconscious bias. Be sure to join us if you missed our September conversation! A Punchbowl invitation was sent to member’s email.

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November 10, 2022 10:15 a.m. – Black Holocaust Museum
AAUW Members and guests will have a docent-led tour of this unique memorial museum. The ABHM was the vision of Dr. James Cameron–a 16- year-old survivor of a 1930 lynching. This museum was recently reopened in a new space on North Avenue in Milwaukee. Through 400 years of history, you will learn about the past and present challenges of our nation’s African American community. Reservations should be made through Punchbowl (or contact Anne Kreul directly if you do not have computer access) by November 1.

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November 15, 2022  – Working Women Interest Group: Saving for Retirement
It’s never too early to start thinking about preparing for retirement, no matter where you are in your career. The Working Women’s Group will be hosting an evening with Financial Advisor
L a u r a P e t e r s -Shimko on Tu e s d a y, November 15. Come with yourquestions and plan to learn more so you can empower your future! A virtual option will be available. Please
RSVP to Victoria Vastalo vvastalo@hotmail.com

September 22, 2022 – Milwaukee County Historical Society

Join AAUW’s Out and About group on Thursday, September 22, at 11:00 a.m. to tour the Milwaukee County Historical Society. This is your opportunity to learn about and celebrate Milwaukee. The guided tour of the facility will also include the current special exhibit, “Brew City: The Story of Milwaukee Beer.”

Carpooling will be from Brookfield Square, departing at 10:15 a.m. After the tour, optional lunch at your expense will be at Bravo Italian Kitchen in Brookfield Square. Details will be provided before the event. The $15.00 per person/payment is due September 15. Please see Punchbowl invitation or the Post Graduate for more information.

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July 2022

We visited the magnificent private garden of Dorothy Danforth.

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July 2022
Thank you to all of the ladies who came out to our Summer Social! It was lovely seeing familiar faces as well as new ones.

June 2022
Urban Ecology Tour and Stroll

May 2022
Walk In the Park

 

 

 

 

May 2022
The Warehouse Art Museum and Research Center – The Secret Garden

 

 

 

 

January 29, 2022
Our ‘Out & About’ special interest group enjoyed “All that Jazz” at the Bradley Symphony Center this weekend.

 

 

 

 

January 15, 2022
Annual Breakfast Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

2021

November 18 Branch Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 15
A few photos from our Author’s Tea

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 22
What a wonderful first meeting of the year! Our speaker, Celeste Cuffie of Life Empowered Consulting, was amazing – touching on discovering your life’s purpose – at any age