Issaquah Women's Club
Issaquah Women's Club

Groups and Outings/Activities

GROUPS:

 

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

 

 

BOOK CLUB

 

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

 

Next Book Club Meeting

 

Date/Time: Tuesday, April 28 at 1:00 p.m.

Location: Camille Kelling's home at 24242 SE 43rd Place, Sammamish

Lead: Annette Aries at 425-868-7592 or cannettea26@gmail.com

Book: The Lightkeepers by Abbi Geni (pushed forward from March)

 

RSVP to Camille at 425-427-8504 or Cam24242@msn.com; contact Annette with questions.

 

FOR THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF OUR MEMBERS, THE MARCH 24 MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED. WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE SITUATION AND UPDATE THE SCHEDULE ACCORDINGLY.

 

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For more information and details, contact Annette Aries through the Issaquah Women's Club at issaquahwomensclub@gmail.com or see your IWC membership handbook to contact Annette directly.

 

 

New Book Club members are welcome!

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MYSTERY BOOK CLUB

 

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

 

 

Next Mystery Book Club Meeting

 

Date/Time: Tuesday, April 21 at 2:00 p.m. (note that this is the third Tuesday, not the second)

Location: Lisa Lloyd's home at 19700 SE 21st Street, Sammamish

Lead: Lisa Lloyd at 425-395-5720 or lisaladypotter@yahoo.com

Book: TBD

 

 

FOR THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF OUR MEMBERS, THE MARCH 17 MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED. WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE SITUATION AND UPDATE THE SCHEDULE ACCORDINGLY.

 

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

 

Anyone who likes to read mysteries is welcome!

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LUNCH BUNCH

 

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

 

Next Lunch Bunch

Date/Time: Thursday, April 23 at 11:30 a.m.

Location: TBD

Lead: TBD

 

FOR THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF OUR MEMBERS, THE MARCH 26 LUNCH BUNCH HAS BEEN CANCELED. WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE SITUATION AND UPDATE THE SCHEDULE ACCORDINGLY.

 

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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 issaquahwomensclub@gmail.com 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.

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WEEKLY WALKING GROUP

 

Next Walking Group Walk is:

 

March 30 Hike! Harvey Manning Trailhead - 5 miles.

 

APRIL SCHEDULE

 

April 6 – Easy Walk! Sammamish Landing into Marymoor Park – around 5 miles

 

April 13 – Hike! Red Town Trail / Coal Creek Falls – 4.5 miles followed by coffee at the Lakemont Starbucks

 

April 20 – Easy Walk! Klahanie Perimeter – 3 miles

 

April 27 – Hike! Soaring Eagle – around 5 miles

 

 

MAY SCHEDULE

 

May 4 Easy Walk! Rainier Trail  – 2- to 4-mile options

 

May 11 Hike! Coal Creek Trail  – 6 miles with hills (3 miles each way)

 

May 18 Easy Walk! Klahanie QFC to Yellow Lake  – followed by coffee at the Klahanie Starbucks

 

May 25 Memorial Day - No walk!

 

 

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.

 

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

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TRAVEL GROUP/HAPPY HOUR

 

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 or travel all the time, come for the Happy Hour!

 

 

Next Travel Group/Happy Hour Meeting

 

Date/Time: Wednesday, May 13 at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Coho Cafe, 6130 E. Lake Sammamish Pkwy. SE, Issaquah

Lead: Bobbie Izuo. You don't need to RSVP, but if you have questions, contact Bobbie at bobbieizuo@hotmail.com or 206-940-8690.

 

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

 

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

 

All members are welcome!

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

 

 

OUTINGS AND ACTIVITIES:

 

 

DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS AND IN THE INTEREST OF THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF OUR MEMBERS, THERE ARE CURRENTLY NO ACTIVITIES SCHEDULED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE CLUB YEAR. WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE SITUATION AND UPDATE THE SCHEDULE AS WARRANTED.

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION ON OUTINGS & ACTIVITIES

 

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


E-mail: issaquahwomensclub@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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