Study and Interest Groups
For more information about the groups and the meeting locations, contact our Study and Interest Groups Vice-President, Arlene Maranville
Education Study Groups
Science Topics – Presentation of science topics by members or guest speakers to enhance interest and knowledge. 1st Monday 7:40 p.m.
Literature Study Groups
Book Exchange #1 & The Niskayuna Book Group – Promotes interest in new literature: each member purchases one book to be circulated on a schedule. No regular meeting.
Book Chat – Meets once a month to discuss a book.
Modern Literature – Reads and discusses a variety of interesting genres including fiction, nonfiction, biography, history and travel; the group selects the book to be read and how it will be studied, reviewed, or discussed. 2nd Monday 7:30 p.m.
Couples Gourmet – Prepares and enjoys gourmet meals; explores food of other cultures; creative cooking group that enjoys the culinary arts. 2nd Friday 7:00 p.m.
Diverse Topics – Members in this group or guest speakers present topics of local and international interest. 3rd Monday 1:30 p.m.
Mah Jongg – Member enjoy getting together to play mah jongg. 1st and 3rd Monday of each month 1:30 p.m.
Quilting – Explores various quilt patterns and techniques; individual projects of choice as well as a group project; donations of some quilts to local community groups. 4th Tuesday 7 p.m.
Varied Interests – Scotia-Glenville/ Burnt Hills – Studies a variety of subjects and takes occasional field trips. 2nd Thursday 12:30 p.m.
Potential New Groups Arts and Crafts, Theater/Movie Group, Bridge, Museum Trips, Lunch Bunch, Gal’s Gourmet, Photography, Tennis, Word Games