Issaquah Women's Club
Issaquah Women's Club

Groups and Outings



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. These groups include: 

Book Club

Mystery Book Club
Lunch Bunch

Walking Group

Travel Group/Happy Hour

Activities and Outings





We meet every fourth Tuesday of the month except June, July, and August.


Next Book Club meeting: 

January 2020: Day and time TBD


Location: TBD


Lead: Annette Aries


Book: My Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie




For more information and details about Book Club, contact Annette Aries at 425-868-7592 or


New Book Club members are welcome!





We meet every other month throughout the year on the second Tuesday.


Next Mystery Book Club meeting:

Date & Time: TBD


Location: TBD


Lead: Lisa Lloyd



Book: TBD


Anyone who likes to read mysteries is welcome to attend.




For more information and details, contact Lisa Lloyd through the Issaquah Women's Club at or see your IWC membership handbook to contact Lisa directly.


New Mystery Book Club members are always welcome!





The Lunch Bunch meets on the fourth Thursday of every month except July, August, and December.


Next Lunch Bunch:

January 23 at 11:30 a.m.


Location: Sunset Ale House, 20 Front Street South, Issaquah




A sign-up sheet will be available at the January 2020 business meeting. If you need more information, contact the January organizer, Patti Anderson, via the Issaquah Women's Club at or see your  IWC membership handbook to contact Patti directly.


We still need someone to coordinate the Lunch Bunch in April 2020. If you wish to sign up, please contact eve Martinez-Petrut via the Issaquah Women's Club at or see your IWC membership handbook to contact eve directly.


NOTE:  Please remember that when Lunch Bunch is planned at a restaurant, walk-ins cause difficulties for the restaurant. So if you are planning to attend, you must let the organizer of that month's Lunch Bunch know of your interest in being included, well in advance of the date.




Next Walking Group Walk is:


January 6 Walk! Pickering Barn to Issaquah Coffee for New Year Coffee - 3 miles total on paved path.


Walks start at 9:00 a.m. sharp.









Upcoming January Schedule


January 13 Walk! Klahanie/Yellow Lake - Distance will depend on walkers' interests.


January 20 Hike! Lakemont to Lewis Creek – Plan for no wrong turns so no steep and slippery hill but still a great urban hike.


January 27 – Walk! Snoqualmie Valley Trail from the Tokul East parking lot - 5 miles on gravel path.



NOTE: The IWC Walking Group walks every Monday starting at 9 a.m. sharp. It is our hope that with different walks or hikes offered every Monday, you will find a walk or two that fits your interests, abilities, and schedule.


We don weather-appropriate wear and amble forth light rain/sprinkle or shine. Torrential rains, ice, and snow, however, are another matter and most likely will draw a cancellation for the week.


We make sure that at least one walk each month is an easier/shorter walk that is most likely flat and paved. The walks that are a bit longer can usually be adapted for those who wish a shorter walk.


Our HIKES! are never technical, but they will require more effort than the easier walks and include hills and more uneven and possibly slippery walking surfaces. We will make necessary adjustments if a trail report indicates poor conditions.


Everyone joining the walks does so at their own risk. Only you can determine which walks are best suited to your abilities and interests. We hope that you will carefully consider the details we provide for each walk, including trail descriptions and distances, and only join us on walks you can safely and comfortably complete.


Please see the letter attached to the monthly newsletter for more details on the Walking Group, and make sure you are on our email list for weekly updates and last-minute changes to the walks. Only those on our list will receive the weekly details and any last-minute changes or cancellations. Also, we ask that you let us know if you think you will be joining us on a particular walk so we know who we are looking for at the trailhead.



For more information and details, contact Katie Emrick or Michele Hendrikse DuBois through the Issaquah Women's Club at or see your IWC membership handbook to contact Katie or Michele directly.




The Travel Group/Happy Hour is a fun time to relax with members and trade travel tips, discuss destinations, or just visit on any topic. We meet on the second Wednesday of the month, except July and August, at 4:00 p.m. at various restaurants in the Issaquah area. Sign-up sheets are available at the general meetings, but even if you haven't signed up, you're welcome to join us.



Next Travel Group/Happy Hour meeting:

Wednesday, January 8, at 4:00 p.m.


Location: Big Fish, 984 NE Park Dr., Issaquah Highlandshe Golf Course at Newcastle, The Calcutta Grill, 15500 Six Penny Ln., Newcastle



Schedule and location of meetings for the rest of the club year:


February 12, 2020 - Tutta Bella, 715 NW Gilman Blvd.


March 11, 2020 - Holiday Inn, Headwaters Bar & Grill, 1801 12th Ave. NW


April 8, 2020 - Hops n Drops, 4506 Klahanie Dr. SE


May 13, 2020 - Coho Cafe, 6130 E. Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE


June 10, 2020 - Enzo's Bistro & Bar (previously Pogacha), 120 NW Gilman Blvd.


All members are welcome!



For more information and details, contact Barb Bruemmer through the Issaquah Women's Club at or see your IWC membership handbook to contact Barb directly.






On the second Thursday of various months (the day may change depending on the activity venue), members have the opportunity to participate in other outings such as day trips, tours, and luncheons. (The day may vary depending on the destination.)


Destinations have included museums, garden centers, and local restaurants.


As outings and activities are planned and arranged, the details are announced at our monthly meetings and included in the monthly newsletter.



Contact Us Today!

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








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