Meetings & Events

We have nine monthly branch programs each year, September through May generally held on
3rd Saturday of month in the morning 
All programs are open to the public.

We enjoy presentations and coffee together.

Please join us!

THE ELKS CLUB – 555 OTTO ST. PORT TOWNSEND

FYI: See AAUW events around the state — click for state AAUW calendar view…

Read more about our projects and mission initiatives…


UPCOMING EVENTS

Sat. April 20 – Hospice program with Jill K.Newsom, Community Liaison Home Health and Hospice and Rev. Pandora Canton, Jefferson Health Care, Spiritual Care and Bereavement Coordinator. Details…

April 27+ – HOME & KITCHEN TOUR 2024 – fundraiser for education and scholarships. 1-day of live house tours and 1-week of ONLINE county-wide home tours. Click for more info

April 3 to May 15National AAUW Bylaw Change VOTE. More info…

May 11 – 10am – Our University Women’s Foundation/UWF Scholarship Recognition program. Scholars and their families and our members celebrate and give well-wishes to students for the 2024-2025 school year.


PAST EVENTS

Sat. Mar. 16 – Speaker Lori Tschohl – Women in the Trades – on current opportunities, trends, and training for women in trade positions which have historically been held by men. Read more…
Sat. Feb 17SILENT AUCTION fundraiser for branch projects. Our member groups and community sponsors donate towards our continued activities in the community.

2024 – Sat. Jan. 20 – Social Justice program with Judge Brandon Mack of  Jefferson County’s Superior Court. Speaking about issues facing Jefferson County and a judge’s role as community leader.

MONDAY JAN. 22 for state-wide AAUW LOBBY DAY 2024 read more on our state website…
Sat. Sept. 16 – 10am – 75 YEARS OF THIS BRANCH – YEAH! Plus hear from Tech Trek Campers and more about History of AAUW. Sign up for Interest Groups. Read more about 2023 Camp…

Dr. Linda Rosenbury, PT Schools

Sat. Oct. 14 – 10am – Superintendent of Port Townsend Schools, Dr. Linda Rosenbury, to speak on the latest in direction, curriculum, and special programs in Port Townsend Schools. Read more…

Rosalee Walz, Chairperson of the Chemakum Tribal Council. Photo by Brian Goodman

Sat. Nov. 18 – 10am – Rosalee Walz, Chairperson of the Chemakum Tribal Council. Program celebrates Native American Month. Read more…

Sat. Dec. 9Woman of Excellence Award and holiday luncheon. Read more…

Learn more about our 2022/23 theme –>

Sat. Jan. 21, 2023 – We welcome Dr. Molly Parker to discuss Child Care in East Jefferson County – click for details…

Mon. Jan. 30 – State of WA AAUW Lobby Day. ZOOM meetings with lobbyist and state membership about public policy priorities. Click for details…

Sat. Feb. 18 – 10:00 am – Silent Auction annual fundraiser

Sat. Mar. 18 – 10:00 am – Women’s Healthcare Initiatives including Reproductive Freedom

Sat. Apr. 15 – 10:00 am – Determine 2023-24 branch projects and honor new officers

Fri – Sun April 21 – 23 – Home & Kitchen Tour – click for details…

Sat. May 13 – UWF Annual meeting/Scholars Recognition – click for details…

Musical celebration of the pandemic two years – click here…

2022 Sat. Sept. 17 – Getting Acquainted Program:
Excited and looking forward to a new year of programs and seeing each other in person – no more ZOOM. We will highlight the work of our six female Supreme Court Justices, past and present

2022 Sat. Oct. 15 – Tech Trek – Summer 2022. Special spotlight speaker, Scott Mauk, of the Chimacum School District

2022 Sat Dec 10Woman of Excellence Presentation and Holiday Luncheon – read more…

Theme for 2021-22 AAUW Port Townsend programs: Listen Closer, Love Harder, Dream Bigger – inspired by Niama Penniman of Climbing PoeTree, gave us the framework for programs that would allow us to delve deeper into local community issues…click for details…

Apr. 29 – May 1 Home & Kitchen Tour – 3 days of virtual 3-D tour of homes and neighborhoods of east Jefferson County. Click for details…

Sat. May 14 – UWF Annual meeting and 2022 Scholars Recognition

Sat. Apr. 16 – Community Build Project – Speaker Judy Alexander, our 2021 Woman of Excellence! Read more about Judy and her work…

Sat. Mar. 19 – Guest speaker Jamie Maciejewski, Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County. Habitat. See slideshow of current year’s plan…

Sat. Feb. 19 – Unsheltered in Jefferson County – speaker Cherish Cronmiller, the Executive Director of Olympic Community Action Programs (OlyCAP), will share information about the challenges of the unsheltered in Jefferson County, ways in which OlyCAP is involved in finding solutions to create a resilient community and assist individuals and families in need, and how individuals can make a difference. See Powerpoint presentation, click here…

Sat. Jan. 22Building Social and Economic Independence through Transitional Housing and Support Services. Guest speaker Heather Dudley-Nollette, Director of Development, Bayside Housing and Services speaks about the history of Bayside Housing, its challenges past and present and what is being planned for the future. Included in her talk will be ways we can become involved.
For more information on Bayside Housing and Services click www.baysidehousing.org

Mon. Jan. 24 – Lobby Day AAUW WA State – click here for details and legislative reports…

Sat. Dec. 11 – Holiday Affaire and presentation of the year’s Woman of Excellence award. Read more about the Woman of Excellence award…

Sat. Nov. 20 – 10 am – Housing crisis in Jefferson County.
Speaker Justine Gonzalez-Berg, Director of Housing Solutions Network (HSN) will discuss the rapidly evolving housing landscape in our community, how the pandemic has impacted affordable housing, what is being done to create solutions, and how you can help. For more information on HSN, click here…

Sat. Oct. 16 – 10 am – Our Tech Trekkers Report. We welcome a presentation from our 2020/21 Tech Trek campers about their summer experience. Read more about Tech Trek…

Oct. 2 – Women’s March – Stand up for women’s rights and reproductive rights.

Sat. Sept. 18 – 10 am online/zoom – New members welcomed to the Branch. Thoughtful break-out groups to discuss: What is the vision that is worth your devotion?

July and October — Candidate Forums co-sponsored with League of Women Voters. Click for details of our Public Policy and Advocacy…

See ARCHIVE of some of our previous years…