Groups

We hope you will find something that sparks your interest. If not, we welcome ideas for new groups, especially if you are willing to be the new group leader.

  • Author’s Coffee. Visiting authors join us to discuss their work.
  • Book Group. A monthly book discussion group.
  • Chop Chop. Occasional cooking classes for food, fun and cooking skills.
  • Cuisine Club. A monthly group where members prepare delicious lunches and gourmet dishes.
  • Explore the Campus. A monthly exploration of a campus site.
  • French Conversation. A weekly gathering to discuss French politics, history, etc., in French!
  • French Literature. A monthly book club that discusses a French book in French.
  • German Conversation. A bi-monthly gathering for German conversation.
  • Great Decisions. Vibrant study group exploring hot foreign policy and world affairs.
  • Meditation.  A weekly session for meditation instruction in the Buddhist tradition.
  • Music. An opportunity to share your love of music at special musical presentations
  • Spanish.  Hola!  A gathering for Spanish conversation.
  • Stanford Moms, Dads and Kids (SMAK). Fun events for young families on or near campus.
  • Stitch and Chat. A monthly gathering for handwork and fellowship.
  • Teen Horizons.   Exploring issues and interests for families with tweens & teens.
  • Visual Arts. A group that attends exceptional events focused on the visual arts.
  • Your Health. Discussion and education on physical, mental and emotional health.

Schedule at a Glance:

 

AUTHOR’S COFFEE
3rd Thursday, 1:30 pm
Andrea van Niekerk
and
Teresa Judd
¡UN CAFECITO!
2nd Wednesday, 11:30 am
Ann Pianetta
BOOK GROUP (DAY)
2nd Monday, 1:00-3:30 pm
Suzie Lincoln
and
Janet Germane
and
Katie Vigeant
BOOK GROUP (EVE)
2nd Monday,  7-9 pm
Debbie Shepherd
and
Allyn Taylor
CHOP CHOP
Oct. 20th, 4-6 pm
Florence deBretagne
                                        and 
Allyn Taylor
CUISINE CLUB
2nd Tuesday, noon
Diane Levin
EXPLORE THE CAMPUS
1st or 2nd Friday, 1:30 pm
Deanna Mann
and
Ruth Cronkite
and
Linda Kraemer
FRENCH CONVERS.
Every Wednesday, 10 am
Karen Hohner
and
Danièle Archambault
FRENCH LITERATURE
1st Monday, 1 pm
Danièle Archambault
GARDENING
1st Wednesday, 11 am
Lorie Pelc
GERMAN CONVERS.
1st and 3rd Monday, 1 pm
Brigitte Turneaure
GREAT DECISIONS
Mondays (8x/yr) 7:30 pm
Meredith Einaudi
and
Antonia Fore
MEDITATION
1st Wednesday, 2 pm
Grace J. Schireson
MUSIC GROUP
3rd Wednesday, 1:30 pm
Trudy Roughgarden
SMAK
4x (TBA)
Susie Hsieh
STITCH AND CHAT
1st Tuesday, 1:30 pm
Kelly Steele
VISUAL ARTS
2nd Thursday (usually)
TBD
YOUR HEALTH
4th Thursday, 10-11:30 am
T.W. Wiedmann