Member Events


IMPORTANT MESSAGE!   AAUW-Tucson Branch lunches for members will be $20.00. Cost for guests varies by venue. Email for guest cost.

Lunches are held from 11:30am-1:30pm the 2nd Saturday of the month. RSVP through EVITE, or EMAIL Make checks payable to AAUW-Tucson Branch and mail to AAUW-Tucson Branch, PO Box 40822, Tucson, AZ 85717.

See Members’ Only monthly calendar for more details closer to the event date.  


*Tuesday, July 19 – Board Meeting at 4PM

2016-17 AAUW-Tucson Branch Board Meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of the month. (The December Board Meeting will be held the 2nd Tuesday of the month). All Members are invited to attend Board Meetings. 


*Tuesday, August 16 – Board Meeting at 4PM

*Friday, August 26 – National Women’s Equality Day.   United Nations-International Women’s Day 2016 information can be found here and National Women’s History Project can be found here.


 *Thursday, September 1 – Running & Winning   (Information: Cheryl Whited at At Sahuarita High School. See the Members Only Monthly Calendar for more information.

*Saturday, September 10 – Member Lunch/Speaker at YWCA of Southern Arizona – 525 N Bonita Ave.  Program: President’s Year in Review    RSVP through Evite or Email at

*Tuesday, September 20 – Board Meeting at 4PM


*Saturday, October 8 – Member Lunch/Speaker at Tanque Verde Guest Ranch, 14301 E Speedway, 85748. International Day of the Girl Child. Additional information can be found at United Nations – International Day of the Girl Child at and Day of the Girl – US at

*Tuesday,  October 18 – Board Meeting at 4PM


*Saturday, November 5th, 8:30am – 2:00pm: Fall Forum at Scottsdale Community College – Spotlight on Arizona Education.  For more information see Members Only Monthly Calendar and click here or go to AAUW Arizona at for information and to register.

*Saturday, November 12 – Member Lunch at Renee’s Organic Kitchen, 7065 E Tanque Verde Rd., 85715. Program change: Local, State and National discussion on race and racial justice and the impact on everyone in 2017. 

*Tuesday, November 15 – Board Meeting at 4PM

*Past Presidents’ Event  Annual Event for Past Presidents of AAUW-Tucson Branch. By invitation. 


*Tuesday, December 13 – Board Meeting at 4PM

*Look for Holiday Event


*Nominations for elected officers begin

*Saturday, January 14 – Member Lunch/Speaker at the Mountain Oyster Club.  Program Change: AAUW FUNDS luncheon. The AAUW Fund: Greatest Opportunity, Greatest Need. Click here for more information.

*Tuesday, January 17 – Board Meeting at 4PM


*Saturday, February 11 –  Member Lunch Dean of Education Marx — Speaker at Tanque Verde Guest Ranch.  Spotlight on our College  & University Connections with the contributions that our new Esther Scher /Tucson Branch Fund will bring about.

*February 21, 2017, 9:00 am TO 2:20 pm — Legislative Day — Arizona State Capital,          1700 Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 

9:00 am to 9:46 am. Historic Supreme Court Chambers – Meet and Greet
AZ List, new legislators and their staff are invited for coffee and donuts
9:45 am. Move to Historic Senate Chambers

10:00 am. Discussion of Women’s Health and Equal Pay
Katie Hobbs, Senate Minority Leader
Jodi LIggett, Planned Parenthood, VP of Public Affairs

11:00 am. New Voices in the Arizona Legislature
Representative J.D. Mesnard,
 Speaker of the House, District, Dist. 17
Representative Paul Boyer, Chairman of the House Education Committee, Dist. 20
State Senator Sean Bowie, Dist. 18 Topics: AZ Education Funding / Empowerment Vouchers and Electoral College Reform

12:00 Lunch Break or meet with your Legislators, and/or sit in on committee hearings

1:45 pm. Meet in Courtyard to divide up for Introduction in both Legislative Houses as a group at 2:00 pm

Space is limited, so please email Jane Adrian at if you plan to attend.

*Tuesday, February 21 – Board Meeting at 4PM


*Saturday, March 11 – Member Lunch/Diversity program at YWCA of Southern Arizona, 525 N Bonita Ave., 85745. Featuring Polynesian culture and the influence in the desert. *Live performance.

*Tuesday, March 21 – Board Meeting at 4PM

*Saturday, March 25 – Virginia Palmer Memorial Scholarship Annual Fundraiser. Tea will be served from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm at Rincon Congregational Church Fellowship Hall, 122 N. Craycroft Road.  Members bring a non-member guest. $10.00 per person donations to the scholarship fund.  Entertainment, a speaker and our current VPMS scholars. To volunteer to provide culinary creations of tea sandwiches, fruit plates and or baked goods please contact Betty Jett at 331-4651 or  Members bring your own teacup!

*March 29th – April 1st SARSEF K-12 Science Fair — Tucson Convention Center. SARSEF week volunteers: can you help Wednesday through Saturday! To volunteer to help at the fair sign up at click on Volunteers it the top bar. Parking is free.

*March 30 –SARSEF 7:00 AM –1:00PM   AAUW — Tucson Branch Sponsored Judging Team, Middle School Grades 6-8, at the Tucson Convention Center. Parking is free, breakfast and lunch are provided.  For more information contact Betty Jett at or 520-331-4651 or go to and click on Judges in the top bar.



*AAUW Arizona Spring Conference 

*Saturday, April 8 – Branch Annual Meeting and Election of Officers. Venue: TBD

*Tuesday April 18 – Board Meeting at 4PM

* Annual Committee Reports (Chairs) * Chair Appointments for 2017-18

* Women’s Foundation luncheon (information:

* Tabling event: Take Back the Night


*Saturday, May 13 – Branch Women of Distinction/Leadership Recognition at the Mountain Oyster Club

Tuesday, May 16 – Board Meeting at 4PM


*Tuesday, June 20 – Transitional Board Meeting at 4PM


July 1st – Lois Sands Mitsch Research and Projects Grant, Fund 4309, grantee(s) announced by AAUW.