Programs/Calendar

AAUW-HARRISONBURG BRANCH PROGRAMS — 2020-2021
(Most programs meet on Saturday mornings)

Unless otherwise noted, most programs are open to the public.

ALL FUTURE PROGRAMS, BOOK CLUBS & EVENTS MAY BE CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC…or re-scheduled on ZOOM.  ACTIVITIES WILL RESUME WHEN THE QUARANTINE IS LIFTED, HOPEFULLY SOME TIME DURING THE NEXT ACADEMIC YEAR.

Great Decisions would continue to meet on the 4th Thursday of the month (at 3 p.m.), as we have been doing before and since the “pause” in chapter activities.  The next Great Decisions meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Aug.27.

The Diversity Book Discussion will hopefully continue to meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month. The next Diversity Discussion meeting will be on Thursday. September 17 at 3pm via ZOOM.

Board meetings are every other month, beginning in August, on the second Wednesday of the month. We will discuss Programs at the Board meeting and hopefully finalize the schedule.

July 16, 2020, Thursday, 3pm – Board Meeting via ZOOM

August 12, 2020, Wednesday, 3pm to 4:30pm – Board Meeting via ZOOM

August 18, 2020, Tuesday, 4pm – Group Discussion & virtual toast:  “Womens Suffrage in Virginia”, program on VPM-TV, Thursday, August 13, 9pm (via ZOOM)

September 17, Thursday, 3:00pm – Diversity Book Group Discussion (via ZOOM)
Whistling Vivaldi by Claude M. Steele

August 27, 2020, Thursday, 3pm – Great Decisions Book Group (via ZOOM)

September 9, 2020, Wednesday, 4pm  CANCELLED!
Youth Voting Behavior” by Bobbi Gentry, Assistant Professor, History & Political Science Department, Bridgewater College (via ZOOM)
(Virtual wine and cheese)

September 26, 2020, Saturday, 11am – 2pm  CANCELLED!
Inaugural Northwest District Meeting, with Greater Richmond, Winchester, & Harrisonburg Branches.  A Zoom gathering is under consideration.

October 17, 2020, Saturday, 10am
Womens Issues in the 2020 Elections
Panel of three of our members on different topics, using AAUW’s 2020 Gender Policy Agenda site as a guide.
Via ZOOM

November 14, 2020, Saturday, 10am
Natalie Kerr, JMU Professor of Psychology, will speak on “The Loneliness Epidemic
(She recently taught an Lifelong Learning Institute course on this topic.)
Via ZOOM