General branch meetings (open to the public), fundraisers and other upcoming special events are posted here. For more information about a particular meeting or event, please consult your current newsletter (see sidebar), or contact Program VPs Norma Lloyd and Carolyn Moore.

Boise Area Branch Meetings and Special Events

The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W Chinden Blvd, Boise
Food service requires reservation and pre-payment; register here prior to next meeting

Monday, October 16, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Focus on City Council Candidates

Join us at the Riverside Hotel for our October meeting in the North Star Room (Conference Center).

A social half-hour with a no-host bar will begin at 5:30 in the North Star Room of the Conference Center. At 6:00 dinner will be served, followed by the general meeting featuring the Boise City Council Seat 2 candidates: Paul E. Fortin, Logan Kimball, Rachel Misnick, Lisa Sanchez, and Frank Walker.


Tuesday, November 14, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Truth in Teaching Science: Climate Change in Science Standards
Panelists: Science expert, science teacher and Idaho Representative Ilana Rubel

Saturday, December 9, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Holiday Brunch
Inez Robb Scholarship silent auction fundraiser; shopping with Artisans for Hope

Tuesday, January 16, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Changes and Challenges in Public Schools in the 21st Century
Featuring: Linda Clark, State Board of Education; Sherri Ibarra, State Department of Education; and public school teacher or administrator

Tuesday, February 20, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Politics of Women’s Health Care
Sara Thompson, MD-OB-Gyn at St. Alphonsus

Thursday, March 8, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Women in the Military
Speakers TBA

Monday, April 16, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Annual Business Meeting
Project Recognition Awards

Saturday, May 12, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Spring Luncheon and Silent Auction

 **Members looking for more specific Interest Group meeting information should check the Members Only page for the current month’s calendar. The branch membership directory, calendar and newsletter archives are also found there. Members may contact any board member for the Members Only password.


2017-18 events & meetings that have taken place are listed below for reference

Wednesday, September 20, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Welcome Back and Gratitude Dinner
Featuring: Interest Groups, Inez Robb Scholarship (Nancy Otterness), Girl Scout STEM Camp Scholarship (Joanne Taylor)

Special Event
Saturday, September 9, 2017  8 a.m.—1 p.m.

AAUW Garage Sale
First Congregational United Church of Christ parking lot, 2201 Woodlawn Ave., Boise

Special Event
September 23 & 24, 2017 

AAUW Idaho Summer Board Meeting
IEA Building, 620 N Sixth Street, Boise; all AAUW Idaho members are welcome.