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Welcome to the Alameda, California Branch of AAUW!

Read this article about our upcoming event “American Muslims: Islam 102”

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March 2017 Luncheon

Box Lunches by A.G. Ferrari

Please select one and note in the memo section of your check.

  • Grilled Chicken, Pear & Walnut Salad – Local field greens, grilled chicken, pear, walnut & Gorgonzola dolce
  • Arugula, Fennel & Hazelnut Salad – Fennel, orange segments, toasted hazelnuts & mint over a bed of arugula(vegetarian)
  • Italian BLT Sandwich – Pancetta, heirloom tomatoes, field greens & fresh basil
  • Caprese Sandwich – Fresh mozzarella, heirloom tomatoes, field greens & fresh basil (vegetarian)
  • Tuna & Artichoke Sandwich – Tuna, marinated artichoke hearts, field greens, basil & lemon vinaigrette
  • Grilled Chicken & Pancetta Sandwich – Grilled chicken, pancetta, sun-dried tomato spread, basil aoli & smoked mozzarella

Lunch includes:  Cookie, water and Peet’s coffee

Make the check out to AAUW-Alameda Branch for $22 and mail to:
Dorothy Kerwin,
2918 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501,
510-769-9159, kerwindorothy@gmail.com
by Tuesday, February 28.
OR
Reserve and pay online using your PayPal account or your credit card. You do not need a PayPal account to use this method. There will be a $1.50 handling fee for each reservation made online.

Reserve here! 

Cinema Club

***UPDATE*** On February 5, we will see the 2:05 showing of Lion, Academy Award nominee. If you would like to join us, meet in the lobby at 1:45 after purchasing your ticket. If you would like to meet us afterward for conversation, join us at Tucker’s Ice Cream at around 4:15. 

AAUW Cinema Club is open to members and spouses or partners of members. We see a movie at the Alameda Theatre & Cineplex Sunday afternoon, followed by refreshments and conversation at Tucker’s Ice Cream or happy hour refreshments at Cinema Grill.  We vote on the film to attend the week before, when the schedule comes out. To get on the email distribution to vote, contact Kevis Brownson, or use the form on the Activities Page . We meet at the Alameda Theatre October through June; summer events are sometimes scheduled at nearby East Bay theaters such as the Piedmont, the Grand Lake, or theaters in Berkeley.

American Muslims: Islam 102

AMERICAN MUSLIMS: ISLAM 102
February 15, 2017 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Stafford Room, Alameda Free Library,
1550 Oak Street, Alameda 94501

 The program offers presentations from invited panelists including Muslim students, a “Meet a Muslim” program speaker, a Saint Mary’s College Faculty member and representatives of the Islamic Center of Alameda and the Council on American Islamic Relations.

A question and answer session gives participants the chance to delve deeper into the teachings and practice of Islam. Questions such as common misconceptions of American Muslims, cultural interpretations of the role of women in Muslim communities, the meaning of Sharia Law, how Muslim mosques can reach out to local communities and the role that interfaith and other groups can play in promoting post-election healing will be discussed. To download or view the flier, click here!

For information: Penny Washbourn, alameda-ca@aauw.net or 510-748-7455

RSVP to AmericanMuslimsIslam102.eventbrite.com

Previous Event – Politics, Elections, and Gender Luncheon

We had strong attendance and energetic dialogue with our speaker for this timely event.