Satellite Groups

(Y's Women Members Only)
Book Group 2 will meet on Thursday, February 7 from 1:30 to 3:00 pm at Panera Bread, located in Westport at 1860 Post Road East (next to Home Goods). The book to be discussed is Exit West by Mohsen Hamid, and the discussion will be led by Doris Skutch. Please contact Arlene Bloom at 254-9096 or  bloomah@sbcglobal.net to RSVP.
Book Group 3 will meet on Friday, February 8 at 10:30 am to discuss Exit West by Mohsen Hamid. Our meeting will take place at Panera Bread in Westport. New members are welcome – if you’d like to attend, please contact Doris Levinson at 227-3371 or drjlevinson@gmail.com.
The Movie Club will meet on Wednesday, February 20 at 1:30 pm at Panera Bread in Westport to discuss  Vice. This movie explores the epic story of Dick Cheney’s career as a Washington insider.  Cheney quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice President under George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways we still feel today.  His early years in Wyoming, Washington, and the private sector (as CEO of Halliburton) also are described. Vice was nominated for six Golden Globe awards, and Christian Bale’s performance as Dick Cheney earned him the Golden Globe for Best Actor. It has also been nominated for five Academy Awards. If you wish to be added to the email list for future Movie Club events, please contact Margaret Mitchell at margaret06824@yahoo.com or 255-9094. New members and other interested participants are welcome.
Wise Investment Group: Start the New Year by doing something NEW. Join W.I.G.  (the Wise Investment Group). Become a member and co-manage the group's stock portfolio. Our guiding principles are the three E's – education, enjoyment, and earnings. There is a buy-in ($$$) to join the portfolio and an additional monthly charge to buy new stocks. Our next meeting is on Thursday, February 28. Contact our president, Lois Block, for details at loisblock@optonline.net or 761-1177. 
 The Lunch and Trivia group will meet on Thursday, February 14 at noon at Tengda Restaurant, on the Post Road across from the Lexus Dealership. Please let Ann Lloyd (226-4145 ) or Arlene Bloom (254- 9096)  know if you plan to attend.  Remember, you are not alone in this group – we are set up in teams! It’s a great way to make new friends! Here’s to Trivia! See you on the 14th.
Newcomers Lunch Monday, February 11Tarantino Restaurant, 30 Railroad Place (across from the Westport Train Station)Contact Sheila Weiss at srweiss@optonline.net or 227-2786 if you plan to attend.  All newcomers and "old"comers are welcome.
Carpool and Go! Prepare for a glittering outing on Wednesday, February 20 when we visit the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven for an 11:00 am docent-guided tour of the exhibit California Gold: Modern Marvels from the Golden State. This small special collection showcases 23 stunning pieces of California gold and “is one of the finest collections of gold specimens ever put on display anywhere in the world,” says Jay Ague, the Peabody’s curator of mineralogy. The exhibit also features a collection of historical instruments and artifacts related to gold mining in California, including a mining pan filled with gold dust, a balance for weighing specimens, and an instrument for measuring air velocity in mines for proper ventilation. Our docent will also introduce us to other museum highlights, including their Egyptian exhibit. Following our tour, we’ll lunch nearby at CafĂ© Romeo. We will meet at Trader Joe’s at 9:45 am for a 10:00 departure. To reserve your place, email Jill Meyer at jill@awayfortheday.net or call her at 226-4310. Please mail a $12 check payable to Jill Meyer at 40 Owenoke Park, Westport, CT 06880 for the tour. The gas reimbursement for your driver will be $6 in cash. There will also be a $5-per-car parking charge to use the museum’s lot. Please indicate whether or not you can drive, as drivers are always needed and appreciated. DIRECTIONS: Take I-95 north to New Haven. At Exit 48, take right-hand ramp onto Rte. 91. Take Exit 3 off I-91 onto Trumbull Street. Turn right onto Lincoln Street, left onto Bradley Street, and right onto Whitney Avenue. The Yale Peabody Museum, located at 170 Whitney Avenue, will be on your left. Park in the museum’s lot.