Interest Groups

Bicycling Group

Biking
Bicycling Group

Interested in noncompetitive, social rides? Help motivate each other and have fun, too. All members and guests are welcome on a regular or occasional basis.

For more information, contact : Sue Hardin 907-650-7020 or sarhardin@gmail.com

Dining Group

Wine & Dine
Dining Group

Travel from your kitchen, savor the world with this fun group,  Members along with their spouse/partner or friend gather, usually on the second Saturday of the month.  Each member hosts one dinner, and enjoys their role as guest the rest of the time.  Join for an evening of fellowship and fabulous food.

For more information: Mary Cleveland at (509-386-6492)  or walla2aauw@gmail.com 

Lunch Bunch Book Group

Reading a Book
Lunch Bunch Book Group

This group sets a monthly schedule of books to read and a participant to lead the discussion. They meet from 12 – 1 pm on the second Thursday* of each month at SonBridge, 1200 SE 12th Street in College Place. 

Books vary from non-fiction to current fiction, classics, local authors and current events.   All members and guests are welcome on a regular or occasional basis.

 

For more information, or to *confirm meeting details, contact Val Weaver 522-1358 or 520-0096 oldbalddoc@gmail.com or Sue Hardin 907-650-7020, sarhardin@gmail.com.

Evening Book Group

A Young Woman Reading a Book
Evening Book Group

This group meets at 7:00 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at varying locations.  (This allows for 30 minutes of social hour before our discussion begins at 7:30) A schedule of books is available. Members sign up to lead the discussion and share reviews. This group has been meeting consistently since 1984. Click here to view our book lists throughout the years. New members are always welcome!

For more information, including upcoming books and meeting sites: Ruth Ladderud, 522-2603,  ladderud@pocketinet.com.

Hiking Group

Group Hike
Hiking Group

We are a group of hikers who live near Walla Walla and love the outdoors. Everyone is welcome, including kids and dogs. This is a mixed community group with a rotating set of leaders and an exciting range of hiking opportunities. Please contact the hike leader or Karen Yager at least 3 days before the hike to reserve a spot. Check out our photos www.happyhikers.us.

Contact : Karen Yager, 337-6200 or karen@KarenYager.com

Afternoon Bridge Group

Friends Talking Outside
Afternoon Bridge Group

We meet on the first and third Wednesday afternoons (usually at 1:00 pm to 3:30). 

 

Contact Linda Howell at lhowell@charter.net for details.

Knitting Group

Colorful Knitting
Knitting Group

It isn’t a knitting class, just a reason to get together and knit, share patterns, projects, etc. Anyone is welcome.   The group meets at the Purl2 yarn shop in downtown Walla Walla, 27 W. Main St. Members gather to visit and share projects, techniques, and information. 

Contact: Cecile Ervin: 525-2338 rickandcec@gmail.com

Gardening Group

Gardening
Gardening Interest Group (GIG)

Share your interest! Learn from those with a greener thumb! Visit local nurseries and gardens! Participants trade books and “starts”!

To learn more about when and where this group meets contact: Kate Frey: (707) 272-4445katefrey@mac.com

Travel Group

Traveling Abroad
Travel Interest Group

Looking for adventure?  Do you love to find new places to visit?  Connect with like-minded travelers and plan your next trip with AAUW friends. 

Contact Melanie Plantaric:  509-386-0421

Pinochle Group

Happy Friends
Pinochle Group

Contact Ruth Ladderud  at 522-2603 or by email at ladderud@pocketinet.com