Programs and Events

2019-2020 Schedule of Programs and Events

Collaboration & Partnership

While AAUW Middletown’s yearly program theme varies, the one constant is that we create our programs and events according to the mission, vision, and values of AAUW.  For a more complete understanding of those guiding principles, please see AAUW’s Strategic Plan.

For the latest information and more details about events, please see the current issue of our award-winning Newsletter.

Join us for these upcoming events:

Events scheduled for April, May, and early June have been postponed indefinitely due to the Covid-19 pandemic response.

And review the events we’ve enjoyed so far:

Monday, September 9, 2019, 6pm (Potluck Dinner), Verity Lodge, Miami University-Middletown

  • Speaker:  Dr. Cathy Bishop-Clark, Dean, Miami University Regionals
  • Topic:  Miami University Regionals newly-completed strategic plan

Monday, October 7, 2019, 7pm, Gardner-Harvey Library, Miami University-Middletown

  • Speaker:  Wendy Waters-Connell, Hamilton YWCA
  • How Hamilton YWCA is working toward eliminating racism and empowering women

Friday, November 8-Saturday, November 9, 2019, 9am-3pm each day, 4312 Walton Ct., Middletown

  • Annual Holiday Bazaar
  • Holiday decor; Items that can be “regifted;” Hand-crafted items; Holiday linens, dishes, books, games, puzzles, toys
  • “Sweet Shop,” featuring homemade candies, cookies, specialty breads & muffins, snack mix & caramel corn, pie, cake, jam/jelly
  • Proceeds are used to further the mission and program of our branch

Monday, November 11, 2019, 7pm, Kettering Medical Center, 6147 W. St. Rt. 122, Middletown

  • Meet at Kettering’s newest facility
  • Topic: Women’s Memory Health: How to Protect our Brain Health and Memory, regardless of age

Monday, December 9, 2019, 7pm, MidPointe Library, 125 S. Broad Street, Middletown

  • Topic:  Around the World with AAUW
  • Hear our members share about their travels to Antarctica (Katie McNeil), China (Chris Buchert), and scuba diving in Indonesia (Marianne Zsiska)

Monday, January 13, 2020, 7pm, Art Central Foundation, 4 North Main Street, Middletown

  • Speaker: Sue Wittman, Owner/Operator of Artique Gallery and Founder/Executive Director of Art Central Foundation, on her journey as a small business owner
  • Also welcoming Maura Blandford, Board Member, Middletown Art Center

Saturday, February 8, 2020, 10am, Community Room, Woodside Cemetery and Arboretum, 1401 Woodside Blvd., Middletown

  • “Book Brunch” on Creative Writing
  • Speaker:  TaraShea Nesbitt, local best-selling author and Assistant Professor in Fiction and Nonfiction, Miami University
  • Reservations, $17, payable to AAUW Middletown and sent to PO Box 118, Middletown, OH 45042

Monday, March 9, 2020, 7pm, Gardner-Harvey Library, Miami University-Middletown

  • Exploring the Gender Wage Gap
  • A speaker from the Greater Cincinnati Women’s Fund will talk about pay equity issues and more