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Adult Exploration

Interest Groups

BookClub1Book Club
The UUCOV Book Club will hold its March meeting on Thursday, March 9th, 1:30pm; the book selection is “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead. Refreshments are served. All are welcome.

In April, we will discuss "Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right," by Jane Mayer and in May "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City” by Matthew Desmond. Contact Barbara Smith, 941-408-1729 or for further information.

BuddhaMindfulness Meditation
Guided meditation and a look at early Buddhist teachings on living a more peaceful life. Meets weekly Wednesdays 6-7:30pm. 

platoPlato's Circle
Plato's Circle, an open discussion group, meets 1-3pm the first Wednesday of each month, in Asta Linder House. On March 1, participants will respond to the question: "Where do we go from here-politically, emotionally and morally-with the new reality brought on by President Trump?” Brad Jenkins will facilitate the meeting.

Socrates Cafe
Socrates Cafe are gatherings around the world where people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences while embracing the central theme of Socratizing, the idea that we learn more when we question and question with others. UUCOV’s Café meets every third Wednesday of the month in Waters Hall at 1pm. All UUCOV members, friends, and neighbors who enjoy lively discussions are invited to participate on March 15.

Three O'Clock Poets
Dawn Spitz meets with the Three O'clock Poets on the third Thursday of the month in Waters Hall, 3:00 – 4:30pm. All poets and poetry lovers are welcome.

ParkWellness Walking
Each Saturday (until the end of April), Marianne Lombard will lead a walk from 10:30-12, with a focus on awareness and light exercises (breathing, posture, stretching). Meet her at “ Pinebrook Preserve”, 1251 Pinebrook Rd. Donations to UUCOV. Contact Marianne 941-485-5270, with any questions.