Issaquah Women's Club
Issaquah Women's Club

Groups and Activities



In addition to our monthly meetings, our members also get together in smaller groups to share some of their mutual special interests in greater depth. For now, however, these groups either are meeting virtually via Zoom or are still in the process of determining just how they will proceed in this new normal. These groups include: 

Book Club

Mystery Book Club
Lunch Bunch

Walking/Hiking Group

IWC Happy Hour

Art Instruction Group

Virtual Art Tour Group

IWC Garden Group





Next Book Club Meeting


Date/Time: Tuesday, April 27, at 1:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual meeting via Zoom

Lead: Annette Aries at

Book: House Lessons: Renovating a Life by Erica Bauermeister


And here is the final book for our club year:

  • May 25th: Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah





Plans are pending, but we need your input. Were you a member of the Mystery Book Club in the past and wish it would continue? Are you interested in participating in a new Mystery Book Club? If the answer is "yes" either of these questions and you would like to be a part of making it happen, please contact Barb ( or Marion ( Thank you!






Lunch Bunch has always been one of our most popular activities. But in our new normal, we need to get creative. So we're asking for volunteers to explore our options. If you'd like to help, please contact Marion ( or Barb (





To All Monday Hikers & Walkers!


Please join us for some fun spring walks. We will continue to mask up and practice social distancing, but hopefully we are done dealing with snow and ice, and each week will see new signs of SPRING. Contact Marion Boike ( or Mary Nassif ( with any questions.






  • MONDAY, April 19th, 9:30 a.m. WALK! Sammamish Landing. Another walk on hard-packed and paved trails along Lake Sammamish up to Marymoor Park. We usually walk about 4 miles, but people are welcome to turn back at any point for a shorter walk. The parking lot is at 4607 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway NE. Cross Lake Sammamish Parkway to meet at the trail.
  • MONDAY, April 26th, 9:30 a.m. WALK! Bellevue Botanical Gardens is made up of many gardens, and we should be able to enjoy some wonderful spring blossoms as we wander along the trails from garden to garden. The Bellevue Botanical Gardens are located at 12001 Main Street, Bellevue.
  • MONDAY, May 3rd, 9:30 a.m. WALK! From Issaquah Community Center. The trees should be in full bloom, so let's meet at the Community Center and then walk to Gilman Village where we can enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and then head back to the Community Center (301 Rainier Street South, Issaquah).


We meet at 9:30 a.m. on Mondays at our designated location. Email invitations give addresses and details about the plan. We ask those planning to join us to respond to Mary ( or Marion ( so that we will expect them. Also, participants should dress for weather and conditions. Cancellations for weather conditions will be sent to those participants who have responded with their plan to attend.




Date: Wednesday, April 14

Time: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual gathering via Zoom

Lead: Bobbie Izuo


If you would like to join, please contact Bobbie at She will send you the Zoom information.




Date: Tuesday, May 4

Time: 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual gathering via Zoom

Theme: TBD

Lead: Barb Bruemmer


All are welcome. Please contact Barb at so she can send you the Zoom information.




Date: Tuesday, April 20

Time: 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual gathering via Zoom

Topic: R. C. Gorman

Lead: Camille Kelling


We will be enjoying the wonderful artwork of R. C. Gorman (Rudolph Carl Gorman) whose artistry included painting, sculpture, ceramics, and stone lithography. Referred to as "the Picasso of American Indian artists" by the New York Times, his paintings are primarily of Native American women and characterized by fluid forms and vibrant colors.


To join the group, please contact Camille at She will send you the Zoom information.




Date: Thursday, May 12

Time: 12 noon

Location: TBD 

Lead: Sandy Cobel

Activity: TBD








Date: Thursday, April 15

Time: 1:00 p.m. 

Location: Virtual meeting via Zoom

Co-Leads: Kay Broman & Liz Cooper

Topic: Spring into Spring


Liz Cooper and Kay Broman will be hotesses for the April 15th Zoom Gourmet Club meeting at 1:00 p.m. Share a tradition of a spring food or drink recipe or table setting. During our Zoom session, we will share our food failures and enjoy a good lesson and laugh.


If you would to join the Gourmet Club, please contact Kay Broman at or Liz Cooper at



The new interest groups that are up and running (and they're lots of fun!) are as follows:



IWC Gourmet Club - Led by Liz Cooper and Kay Broman; meets on the third Thursday at 1:00 p.m.


IWC Garden Group - Led by Sandy Cobel; meets on the second Thursday at 12:00 noon


Virtual Art Tour Group - Led by Barb Bruemmer; meets on the third Tuesday at 1:00 p.m.


Art Instruction Group - Led by Barb Bruemmer; meets on the first Tuesday at 3:00 p.m.



If you have questions or need more information, please contact Bobbie Izuo ( or Sharon Miller (


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Issaquah Women's Club
PO Box 615
Issaquah, WA  98027








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