CWC members come together in person or virtually to share interests and hobbies.
Second Tuesday of the month at 12:00 p.m. at the Athenaeum. Join us as we gather for lunch.
Second Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. Gather for a casual, informal discussion of the selected book at the Rath al Fresco during the summer months or the Rathskeller during the academic year. Feel free to join us on a regular basis or just drop in occasionally for a particular book discussion.
Aug. 10 - Me and White Supremacy by Layla Saad
Sep. 14 - The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali
Oct. 12 - The Other Americans by Laila Lalami
Nov. 9 - The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray
Dec. 14 - The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
Jan. 11 - The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson
Feb 8 - Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
Mar 8 - American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
Apr 12 - The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennet
May 10 - Tomorrow Will Be Better by Betty Smith
Jun 14 - In the Country of Women by Susan Straight
Jul 12 - Burning by Megha Majumdar
Meeting virtually year round*
Caltech Playreaders: 71st Season, 2021-2022
Athenaeum Hall of Associates
Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, February 8, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 8, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 12, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
Athenaeum Hall of Associates, 7:30 p.m. Season runs October - May. Join the Playreaders meets six times a year for semi-staged script-in-hand readings of comedy and drama. Performances run about two hours. Stay after the performance for refreshments and discussion with the cast. No reservations are needed for the reading, but are requested for those joining the playreaders' table in the Athenaeum Main Dining Room beforehand (reservations 626-395-8200). The table is seated promptly at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $3 for for CWC Members, $4 for guests.
Second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. The Investment Club offers its members the opportunity to learn about investing in stocks, starting with a small buy-in.
Met virtually year round 2020-2021. Will meet in person Fall 2021
Third Thursday of each month at 8:30 a.m. We hike together along some lovely trails in the San Gabriel mountains. The schedule can change depending on the weather. RSVPs are highly appreciated. Past hikes have included:
Dawn Mine in Millard Canyon, Altadena, 6 miles roundtrip, 1300 ft. elevation gain
Chantry Flat Winter Creek, Arcadia, 5.6 miles roundtrip, 1400 ft. elevation gain
Trail Canyon Falls, Tujunga, 4.8 miles roundtrip, 1000 ft. elevation gain
Henninger Flats, Pasadena, 5.1 miles roundtrip, 1350 ft. elevation gain
Beaudry Loop, Glendale, 5.5 miles roundtrip, 1500 ft. elevation gain
Mt. Wilson to First Water, Sierra Madre, 3.4 miles roundtrip, 1000 ft. elevation gain
Echo Mountain, Altadena, 4.8 miles roundtrip, 1400 ft. elevation gain
San Gabriel Peak, Altadena, 5.5 miles roundtrip, 1700 ft. elevation gain
Second Monday of each month at 8:00 a.m. Join us for breakfast at the Athenaeum and lively conversation about books.
Sep. 14 - 142 Ostriches by April Davila
Oct. 12 - Votes For Women American Suffragists and the Battle for the Ballot by Winifred Conkling
Nov. 9 - Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
Dec. 14 - The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
Jan. 11 - The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
Feb. 8 - They Left Us Everything by Plum Johnson
Met virtually most of 2020-2021. Now on hiatus and resuming meetings in September 2021.
This group of parents with young children get together for playdates and field trips. The playgroup provides mutual support for the ups and downs of parenting.
First Thursday of the month. 8:30 a.m. The schedule can change depending on the weather. RSVPs are highly appreciated. Past walks have included:
Eaton Canyon, Pasadena
Oak Grove Park, La Canada
South Arroyo, Pasadena
Will be meeting in person Fall 2021
Dates and Locations TBD. Join us as we explore sights of interest in and around Pasadena. Past excursions have included:
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Tournament of Roses House
Pasadena Museum of History: California Women Artists Exhibit
Last Thursday of summer months 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Still meeting virtually for a social hour over the summer. Bring your own wine and cheese and enjoy the camaraderie of the CWC. Join us on Zoom.
Once a month on Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Drop-in event where you can join us with a partner, friend or colleague. Optional to bring either wine, cheese or a snack to share. CWC Casita, 234 S. Catalina Ave.
Information current as of June 2021