2015-2016 Freehold AAUW Programs
Monday’s October – April
3rd. Mon. Soup Kitchen (10:30 AM – 1:30 PM)
Every Tues. Book Sort (10:00 AM – 12:00 PM) – September to June
1st. Tues. Cinema Groups (12:30 PM)
2nd. Tues. Lunch Bunch (12:30 PM)
3rd. or 4th. Tues. Great Decisions (12:30 PM) (Sometimes meets 4th. Tues.)
4th. Tues. Daytime Book Discussion Groups (12:30 PM)
1st. Wed. Broadway Group (Noon) (Apr. -Nov.)
3rd. Wed. Cultural Affairs (Trips & Treks) (as announced)
(sometimes meets another day)
Evening Book Discussion Group (6:30 PM)
4th. Wed. Supper Club (6:30 PM)
Every Thurs. Book Sort – 10:00 am – 12:00 PM (Apr. – Jun.)
2nd. Thurs. Branch Meetings at the West Freehold Elementary School
3rd. Thurs. Travel Info Group – 1:30 – 3:30 PM (Sep., Oct., Apr. & May)
(Sometimes meets on 4th. Tues.)
2nd. & 4th. Thurs. Bridge Group – 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Branch Meeting Dates
Please note that, until further notice, all of our meetings this year will be at the West Freehold Elementary School. Meetings will start at 7:30 PM, unless otherwise indicated. Snack and Chat will always precede the meeting at 7 PM.
September 10, 2015 – Awarding of the Lew Williams and Leila Sulkes Scholarship. Updates on AAUW activities and “fun facts” presentation by Linda Parker.
October 8, 2015 – Fraidy Reiss founder of “Unchained At Last”: Breaking the chains of an arranged, abusive marriage. Q & A to follow presentation.
November 12, 2015 – Brief film, followed by a presentation by National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. (NAMI). Discussion led by expert in the mental health field. People living with mental health issues will also address group.
December 10, 2015 (Replaced by Holiday Open House)
January 14, 2016 – Barbara Williamson will be speaking about the $tart $mart Program, Susan Buccellato will be speaking about “Missions Matter” (AAUW initiatives and projects).
February 11, 2016 (Replaced by Potluck Dinner at Members’ homes)
March 10, 2016 – Bernard M Aaron, MD will speak on the subject of gastrointestinal diseases, after which he will take your questions. Dr. Aaron is a board certified internist and gastroenterologist who has practiced in Monmouth and Ocean Counties for over 36 years. He now instructs young doctors in the art of colonoscopy and endoscopy at Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center.
April, 2016 (Replaced by Inter-Branch Meeting)
May 12, 2016 – Presentation by Monmouth County Surrogate Rosemarie Peters, Esq.Discussion of wills, guardianship, etc, as well as “Probate Problems of the Rich and Famous.“Awarding of Rose Fishkin Scholarships (Outstanding High School Students’ Award)
June, 2016 (Replaced by Recognition Dinner on June 28)
AAUW Meetings at Other Venues:
September 9, 2015 – Trip to Twin Lights Lighthouse
October 17, 2015 – AAUW-NJ Annual Fall Focus, Forsgate Country Club, Jamesburg, NJ
December 10, 2015 – Holiday Open House (Replaces Regular Branch Meeting)
February 11, 2016 – Pot Luck Dinner (5:30 – 6:00 PM start times) at Members’ homes –
March, 2016 – Winter Party (Host needed)
March 21, 2016 – AAUW of New Jersey Event at Georgian Court University (Feminism)
April 9, 2016 AAUW of New Jersey Annual Meeting
April 12, 2016 “A STEM Program: Promoting AAUW-New Jersey’s Tech Trek” to the Association or Women in Computing (AWC-NNJ Chapter)
April 14, 2016 – Inter-Branch meeting with Northern Monmouth, Northern Ocean County and Trenton Branches – at Battlefield State Park, (Replaces Regular Branch Meeting for April) – 3-5 PM Short film, followed by historian speaking about the Revolutionary War. Dinner at Moore’s Tavern.
May 25, 2016 A Day at the Morris Arboretum including a Buffet Lunch at the Arboretum
June 22-25, 2016 Book Sale
June 28, 2016 Recognition Dinner (Replaces Regular Branch Meeting for June)