Upcoming events

    • 05 Mar 2020
    • 28 Jan 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • See description information

    Once every two years, the Eiteljorg Museum exhibits the art of active Native American artists who have been chosen for one of the coveted fellowship awards.

    This special exhibit is always very unique and especially appreciated for the contemporary interpretation of a cultural group that has much artistic ability.

    What: Tour by Dorene Red Cloud, curator of Native American art at the Eiteljorg Museum

    Where: Eiteljorg Museum 500 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204

    When: Friday, January 28

    We should gather by the entry desk between 12:30 and 12:45, with the tour beginning at 1:00 pm

    If you are not a member of the museum, visitors will need to purchase a ticket.Seniors tix are $12, other adults $15.AAA members get $2 off admission price.
    Please contact Susan Cloe. We will need to limit the number to 15.

    Group leaders: Susan Cloe  

    Bonnie Pribush 

    • 30 Jun 2021
    • 23 Feb 2022
    • 36 sessions
    • Zoom

    If you love to speak German and you want to keep practicing, you are invited to join our fun group. New members are always welcome. Contact the group leader for the location and to have your name added to the email mailing list.

    When: Every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. 

    Group Leader: Alma Lathrop, 

    • 09 Jul 2021
    • 11 Feb 2022
    • 8 sessions
    • Please see description

    All types of needle/yarn arts, styles and techniques are welcome. Some instruction can be provided, especially for knitting and crochet. Each month educational demonstration will be presented. Topic will be published in monthly notification email one week before each meeting.

    When: Friday, January 14 and February 11 at 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

    Location may change every month, details will be sent via email 1 week prior to meeting.

    Group Leader: Josephine Svec, 

    • 12 Jul 2021
    • 28 Feb 2022
    • 15 sessions
    • Zoom

    This group is intended for members with some knowledge of French. Under the guidance of Jeannine, our expert on all things French, we read and discuss articles in French. Some of the subjects discussed include: cooking, travel, history, etiquette.... Speaking French helps the participants improve their comprehension, grammar as well as spoken French. We meet on Zoom the 2nd Monday and the 4th Monday of the month at 9.45 am and 12.45 pm respectively. If you are interested in joining this group contact Jeannine Peerless or Sarah Gray for more information.

    When: Monday January 10 and February 14 at 9:45 am

    Monday January 24 and February 28 at 12.45 pm

    Where: Zoom

    Group Leader: Saray Gray, 

    • 29 Jul 2021
    • 24 Feb 2022
    • 7 sessions
    • Zoom

    This group offers an encouraging and supportive environment for writing. Members write in all genres, and all skill levels are welcome.

    When:Thursday, January 27 and February 24, at 10:00am

    Where: Zoom

    RSVP rcrowley2136@att.net and share your contact information so that I can send you a zoom meeting notice. Please let me know if you have any questions or would like some prompts to work on in the meantime.

    Group Leader: Rosaleen Crowley, 

    • 17 Aug 2021
    • 15 Feb 2022
    • 7 sessions
    • Zoom

    This group meets to talk about books of contemporary interest.  Our members bring widely different backgrounds and varied perspectives to the discussions, and we come away with a deepened understanding of the issues.  Our discussions are always spirited and interesting.  We usually meet on the third Tuesday of the month.

    What:  Discussion of “The Murmur of Bees” by Sofia Segovia

                Margo Martin will lead the discussion

    When: Tuesday January 18 at 10:30 a.m.

    Where: Zoom

    What:  Discussion of “The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together” by Heather McGhee

                Jane Rapinchuk will lead the discussion

    When: Tuesday February 15 at 10:30 a.m.

    Where: Zoom

    RSVP: Debbie Paulin   

    Group Leaders: 

    Debbie Paulin, 

    Sally Endo, 

    • 07 Sep 2021
    • 01 Feb 2022
    • 6 sessions
    • Zoom or in person

    French Conversation Group will meet on the first Tuesday of the month. This group welcomes people who want to practice their French by discussing a given topic. This group is not a class. All skill levels are more than welcome (beginners, intermediate, advanced).

    When: Tuesday, January 4 and February 1 at 10:00 to noon.

    Where: Zoom or in person 

    Please contact Marie Packo if you want to join.

    Group leader: Marie Packo 

    • 14 Sep 2021
    • 08 Feb 2022
    • 4 sessions
    • See description

    January: We will not be meeting. Winter Break.


    Would you like to learn more about shopping at a women's retail store? Have you wondered about the sizing of clothes,sales, and returning items?

    Would you like to learn more about what to say to someone helping you? Then please join us at this meeting in February. The manager of JJill in the Fashion Mall, has volunteered to speak to our group in the store. This is open to any IWI member that would like to attend. We may eat lunch in the food court following our meeting at JJill.

    What: Learn about US Women's Retail

    When: Tuesday, February 8th, at 10:30am

    Where: Meet in front of JJill at The Fashion Mall at Keystone (by Pottery Barn)

    RSVP please to Susan.  Children and friends are always welcome.

    Group leader:  Susan Copsey 

    • 22 Sep 2021
    • 26 Jan 2022
    • 2 sessions
    • Please see description information

    Our first time to meet in 2022 will be on January 26. We have not been to an American Soul Food place for a long time. Let's go to the newly remodeled Mississippi Belle. Closed for about a year and a half due to a fire, they are now open and sporting a fresh new look. The food, I hear, is just as great. So, please do join us.

    When:  Wednesday, January 26 at noon.

    Where: Mississippi Belle

                2179 East 54th Street Indianapolis IN

    RSVP by Sunday, January 23

    Group Leader:  Ann Powell 

    • 23 Sep 2021
    • 31 Jan 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • Zoom

    Come fall in love with the “state next door”! Michigan boasts of the nation’s longest freshwater coastline, great lakes that feel like oceans, towering sand dunes, stunning multi-hued cliffs, historical lighthouses, fascinating shipwrecks and jaw-dropping vistas –all of which make it absolutely unmissable for the travel enthusiast! From sunny beaches and quaint islands in summer to a picturesque snowy wonderland and winter sports; from a short getaway to  a long vacation - Michigan truly has it all for anyone, anytime, anywhere!


    Join native Michigander – Jeanne Lugo (supported by Cherissa Castellino) to discover the unspoiled, heavenly beauty and wonder, that we, in Indy, are fortunate to have just a short car drive away!

    What: Pure Michigan – Discover heaven at your doorstep!

    When:  Monday, January 31st at 10:00 a.m. - noon

    Where: From the comfort of your home, via Zoom

    Group Leaders: Cherissa Castellino and Tishina Subrahmanyam 


    • 24 Sep 2021
    • 25 Feb 2022
    • 5 sessions
    • Zoom

    This group welcomes everyone who wish to converse in Spanish. We choose a different theme for a lively discussion each month. Since we do not speak in English in this group, a fair degree of fluency in Spanish is desirable.

    When: Friday, January 28 and February 25 at 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. 

    Where: Zoom

    Group leader: Sheila Ramirez, 

    • 12 Feb 2022
    • 6:30 PM
    • Please see description

    In these challenging times let's spread a little love and join together to celebrate Valentine's Day on Saturday evening, February 12. The host can choose her favorite dishes, hopefully some involve chocolate! The cost of the food will be shared equally.

    Email Sarah Gray if you would like to take part in a Valentine's Day dinner. If you can host on February 12 please let me know the number of people you can seat. Priority to take part in this dinner is given to those who have previously hosted.

    What: Valentine's Day Dinner

    When Saturday February 12 at 6.30 p.m.

    Group Leader: Sarah Gray 

Past events

15 Dec 2021 IWI Education Event : Learn Line Dancing
24 Sep 2021 Connect!
16 Sep 2021 September Luncheon
10 Sep 2021 Garden Group
26 Jul 2021 Euchre group
15 Jul 2021 The IWI July Lakeside Luncheon
08 Jul 2021 Exploring Religion & Mysticism
04 May 2021 Education Seminar : Create Your Own Wildlife Habitat
01 Apr 2021 Education seminar: Common Mistakes in English and the Use of Idioms
08 Mar 2021 International Women's Day - Happiness through Resilience
02 Dec 2020 Education seminar: Getting back to the workforce
20 Nov 2020 Education seminar: TaijiFit
18 Sep 2020 Education seminar: The US Presidential Election - The Constitutional Basis
01 Jun 2020 Volunteer Group
22 Apr 2020 Explore
31 Mar 2020 cooking Demonstration
18 Mar 2020 Daytime Movie group
09 Mar 2020 Italian Conversation
06 Mar 2020 2020 International Women's Day Luncheon - Empowerment through the Vote
16 Jan 2020 IWI January Luncheon
14 Jan 2020 French Conversation
21 Nov 2019 IWI November Luncheon and Bazaar
30 Oct 2019 IWI Education Seminar - Estate and Family Law Planning in Indiana
30 Sep 2019 IWI Education Seminar - A Wild Climate: How climate is changing wildlife and habitats.
19 Sep 2019 The IWI September Luncheon
10 Sep 2019 Connect
04 Sep 2019 Garden Group
02 Sep 2019 Volunteer Group
18 Jul 2019 IWI July Luncheon
20 Jun 2019 Board Meeting
22 May 2019 IWI Education Seminar - Stretching for Healthy Living
16 May 2019 IWI May Luncheon
08 Mar 2019 2019 International Women's Day Luncheon - Nourish to Flourish. REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED
24 Jan 2019 Mandarin (Chinese) Conversation
22 Jan 2019 Spanish Conversation
15 Nov 2018 IWI Holiday Bazaar and Luncheon
22 Oct 2018 IWI Education Seminar -Self Defense Class
08 Sep 2018 International Foodies Dinner Group
25 Aug 2018 Symphony on the Prairie
18 May 2018 Test
17 May 2018 The IWI May Luncheon
19 Mar 2018 Path to College
08 Mar 2018 2018 International Women's Day Luncheon
18 Jan 2018 AIW January Luncheon 2018
20 Dec 2017 Mandarin Conversation
14 Dec 2017 Board Meeting
13 Dec 2017 Cooking Demonstration & Connect!
05 Dec 2017 Garden Lovers
30 Nov 2017 Cooking Demonstration
27 Nov 2017 Euchre
21 Nov 2017 Great Books Discussion
17 Nov 2017 Writing group
16 Nov 2017 November Luncheon and Bazaar 2017
15 Nov 2017 Connect!
15 Nov 2017 Daytime Movie Group
14 Nov 2017 French Conversation
13 Nov 2017 French Language Improvement
10 Nov 2017 Explore Group
10 Nov 2017 Needle Arts
09 Nov 2017 Exploring Religion & Mysticism
08 Nov 2017 Special Event: Visit Columbus, IN
06 Nov 2017 English Conversation
02 Nov 2017 Art:Discover it, Do it, Discuss it
01 Nov 2017 German Conversation
30 Aug 2017 AIW September Luncheon 2017
08 Mar 2017 2017 International Women's Day Luncheon

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