Satellite Groups

(Y's Women Members Only)
Book Group 2 will meet on Thursday, April 4 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 Warlight by Michael Ondaatje, and the discussion will be led by Bev Silverman. Please contact Arlene Bloom at 254-9096 or bloomah@sbcglobal.net to RSVP.   

Book Group 3 will meet on Friday, April 12 at 10:30 am at Panera Bread in Westport. Our book for discussion is Death Dance by Linda Fairstein, best-selling author of crime novels that draw on her experience as a former prosecutor and head of the sex crimes unit in the Manhattan District Attorney's office. New members are welcome. Contact Doris Levinson at 227-3371 or drjlevinson@gmail if you’d like to attend.

The Movie Club will meet on Wednesday, April 17 at 1:30 pm at Panera Bread in Westport to discuss the movie The Wife. This movie “tells the story of Joan and Joe Castleman (Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce), whose lives include youthful passion and ambition; their marriage of over thirty years; and a lifetime of shared compromises, secrets, betrayals, and mutual love. Joan questions her life choices as she travels with her husband to Stockholm, where Jonathan is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.” The Wife received many positive reviews, nominations, and awards.  In her role as lead actress, Glenn Close earned awards from the Golden Globes, Screen Actors’ Guild, and others.  She also was nominated for the Academy Award as Best Actress. The Wife is available as a DVD rental through Redbox, the Westport Library, and Fairfield Library. Rental or purchase is also possible through Amazon, YouTube, and other services. Availability is expected soon through Netflix and Amazon Prime. If you wish to be added to the e-mail list for future events, please contact Margaret Mitchell at margaret06824@yahoo.com or 255-9094. New members and all other interested participants are welcome.

Solos will celebrate Spring by enjoying a brunch on Sunday, April 28 at 12:30 pm at Sedona, 515 West Avenue in South Norwalk. Weather permitting we will dine outside and receive separate checks. You must reserve your spot by contacting Joan Weinstein at 46tannery@sbcglobal.net.

Wise Investment Group: We invite you to join W.I.G.  (the Wise Investment Group), and help to 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, April 25. Contact our president, Lois Block, for details at loisblock@optonline.net or 761-1177. 

The Lunch and Trivia Group will meet on Tuesday, April 30 at noon. More information will follow, but mark the date on your calendar.

Carpool and Go! On Wednesday, April 17, Carpool and Go participants will see a very special traveling show, “The Beyond: Georgia O’Keefe and Contemporary Art,” at the New Britain Museum of American Art, its only venue in the Northeast. An innovative exhibition that celebrates her work and legacy, it features three dozen iconic works from important public and private collections as the centerpiece of a unique exploration. Grouped by theme, O’Keefe’s paintings and sculptures appear alongside works by 20 contemporary artists that evoke, investigate, and elaborate upon the images and approaches that mark her career – showing the lasting impact and legacy of her work as a touchstone for artists today. We will have a docent-led tour of the show starting at 11:00 am, followed by a catered lunch (featuring assorted sandwiches and wraps with salad, chips, dessert, and bottled water) on the premises. There will be time to view other areas of the recently renovated museum as well. We will meet as usual in the Trader Joe’s / Wells Fargo parking lot at 9:15 am for a 9:30 departure. To reserve your place (ASAP, please), email or call Lydia Menendez at lydiamnndz12@gmail.com or 319-1110 – and send a check made out to Lydia Menendez for $43 ($25 for the tour plus $18 for lunch, all inclusive) to 388 Oldfield Rd., Fairfield, CT 06824. The gas reimbursement for drivers will be $6 in cash. Please let us know if you are willing to drive – drivers are always needed and appreciated!