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Interest Groups

UUCOV has several interest groups to choose from that meet either monthly or weekly, depending on the group.

Meditation, Wellness Walking, Socrates Cafe, Plato's Circle, Book Group and more. See the newsletter or calendar for more information.

Interest Groups News

Interest Groups

BookClub1Book Club
The Book Club will continue through the summer, meeting at 1:30pm on the second Thursday of the month. On August 10th, we’ll discuss Carson McCuller’s, “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter”. Remember that we’re also co-sponsoring the Summer History Lecture Series with The Venice Historical Society (see above). The third lecture, on August 8th, is titled “The Vanished Town and Mill at Woodmere”. All programs are in the sanctuary and open to the public.


Mindfulness Meditation
The group will not meet again until September.



Plato's Circle
Plato's Circle is a gathering, open to the community, on the 1st Wednesday of each month, at which people discuss challenging ideas and issues through empathetic listening and conscientious thinking. A discussion leader presents an overview of the topic; it is then opened for participants’ responses and group interactions. Plato’s Circle will not meet July-Oct. The first fall meeting will be Nov 1st at 1pm.


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.

Wellness Walking
Thwalkinge group will not meet again until September.