Out & About With AAUW

Photo Caption: February culture tour enjoying lunch at the Aquarium in Kemah after touring the National Weather Service.

Cheri Jackson brought these Quick Apple Dumplings to the February membership meeting. The group requested that the recipe from the COSTCO cookbook be printed in the newsletter. Cheri gives this helpful hint. “I used the dough roll that is not precut, and cut it into 8 squares.”   Thank you, Cheri!

Branch Meetings – Unless otherwise noted, all meeting will be held at the Harris County Tracy Gee Community Center, 3599 Westcenter Drive, Houston, TX  77042 (713.266.9193). The center is located one block east of the West Sam Houston Tollway and one block south of Richmond Avenue. Guests are welcome.

Leaders for all the groups are listed in the Directory, but if you have questions and/or would like help to make a connection, please contact Activities Coordinator, Jan Groves, 281-497-2295 or

Book Clubs – Six book clubs read and discuss great or contemporary literature, mysteries, and history.  Check the link for more information.

Bridge – Call the group coordinator listed below if your are interested in subbing ain a particular group. Call Susan Boone if you wish more information and/or are interested in starting a new group or taking beginner or refresher classes

1st – Thursday (7:00 p.m.), Mary Dodson
3rd –  Thursday (7:00 p.m.), Jo Ann Egeland
3rd –  Monday (10:00 a.m.), Melba Armstrong
3rd –  Monday (7:00 p.m.), Couples, Janet Nemitz
2nd & 4th –  Thursdays (1:00 p.m.), Betty Shropshire
4th –  Wednesday (1:00 p.m.), Elizabeth Barnes

Byway Birders – We enjoy the beauty and fascination of birds in the outdoors through field trips to the greater Houston area. We also take some trips around the state. The group welcomes novice and experienced birders. Spouses and friends are also welcome. The only requirements are binoculars and flexibility. Our schedule may change due to weather and location of best birding. To add your name to the Byway Birders List, contact Pat Dach.

Cultural Activities – Members sponsor day trips, which may include lunch at the participant’s expense. Everyone is invited, but reservation are required. Guests will be accepted if space permits. Most trips will be made on county buses. If a bus is used, Precinct 3 rules require that riders must ride the bus both ways. No one-way trips are permitted. Details of trips will be announce din the AAUW-WHC newsletters and emails.