Study Groups

STUDY GROUPS 2019-2020


Bacchae started the new year with its first meeting on September 9 on Zoom. It was unusual but it worked! As hostess, Fran Bentkowski bought the wine, did the research, provided the rating sheets, and packaged and delivered the wine to all members who were participating. Everyone provided her own cheese and crackers.

After the Bacchae meeting on November 12, we decided to hold another Zoom meeting on December 10 at 7:00pm. Claire Ressler and Rita Bergstrom will be co-hostesses and will deliver wine tasting kits prior to the meeting. Please not that this is an additional meeting added to our normal schedule. Our January meeting will also be on Zoom on January 14 at 7:00pm. Joann Kelly and Joanne Wagner will service as co-hostesses and deliver the wine kits. We will continue to have Hostesses’ Choice for our tastings.

Theme for this year is Hostess Choice of Wines. Any questions? Contact Phyllis Wargo.

Contact: Phyllis Wargo, 610-797-9158

7:00pm, 2nd Thursday of a meeting month (no February). Group tastes and studies wine in all of its aspects. New members are welcome.

Diversity: Deeds and Dialogue

Contact: Rosemary Baker, 610/258-19953

7:00pm, 4th Wednesday, currently being held virtually. Using various media, the group examines the role of society in the problems of diverse populations (age, gender, race, religion, ability). Join us for conversation and action!

Mystery Paperback

Contact: Mary Dawson, 484/894-8495

The Mystery Book Club will be meeting on Zoom for September and October. September’s book is “A Cold Day for Murder” by Dana Stabenow. Join us for a discussion led by Colleen Hauser about an intricate mystery set in the wilds of Alaska. This meeting is Tuesday, September 22, at 1:30pm.

The Mystery Book Club will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 at 1:30 PM. The book for this month is “The Satapur Moonstone” by Sujata Massey and Shirley Daluisio will lead the discussion. At this meeting, we will also choose the titles for 2021-2022, so please send any suggestions in advance to Mary. New members are always welcome. Contact Mary Dawson for more information.

Group meets 1:30pm-3:00pm, September, October, January, March, and May in members’ homes. Members choose mysteries to read and discuss. New members welcome.

Out to Lunch Bunch

UPDATE: Cindy and Joan look forward to organizing a lunch as soon as it’s safe to eat in a restaurant again. Until then, stay safe everyone. -Cindy Huhn and Joan Howe

Paperback I

Contact: Myra Saturen –

Paperback I is online. January 18 at 1:30pm we will be discussing the Vanishing Half by Britt Bennett and on February 15 we will be discussing The Country of Women by Susan Straight.

Paperback II

Contact: Joanne Wagner, 610/392-0891

3rd Tuesday, 7:00pm in members’ homes, September-May, no December meeting. Members choose and read same paperback book of various genres for discussion at meetings. New members welcome.