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5/18: Erma Bombeck: By Your Side

Erma Bombeck: By Your Side

Live Performance by Live Story Productions    Sponsored by AAUW-Palo Alto.

Date: Saturday, May 18. 2019

Two performances: 2:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.

Location: Palo Alto Art Center Auditorium  1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303

Tickets: $20 each

Available on eventbrite:

or at the door

Proceeds support Fellowships of AAUW (American Association of University Women)

Event Information

Bay Area Debut! Join AAUW-Palo Alto for a special presentation of the new living history performance of Erma Bombeck: By Your Side as portrayed by acclaimed living history scholar, playwright & performer Susan Marie Frontczak.

9/22: Branch Fall Kickoff Meeting and Brunch

September is a time of new beginnings, including the start of the Fall season and the new Branch year.  We are hoping that there will be a good turnout of members and prospective members on the morning of September 22 so that we will have a good start to another engaging Branch year!

We ask that you RSVP HERE  or by sending an email to so that Marie Wolbach, our VP of Programs, may get an approximate number of attendees for the event


5/12: Branch Spring meeting

Please join us for our final general meeting, lunch and program of the 2017-2018 Branch year!

  • Time: 11:30a to 1:30p
  • Place: Embarcadero room at Rinconada Library in Palo Alto
  • What: Lunch, pleasant conversation and an entertaining drama reading by members of the Drama Reading Section.

RSVP to Charlotte Jackson so that we may have sufficient food and beverages for all attending.

3/27 @ 11:30 – Defining the Limits of Free Speech: Hate Speech and its Impact on Civic Engagement

AAUW Palo Alto is a co-sponsor of this League of Women Voters event:

Join us for a timely discussion about our First Amendment rights with Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, author of Free Speech on Campus and co-chair of the board of the new National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement in Washington, D.C.  Dean Chemerinsky became the 13th Dean of the School of Law on July 1, 2017, when he joined the faculty as the Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law.

We would love to have you and members of Beth Am attend this event. Your only responsibility as a Co-Sponsor is to publicize this event and encourage your members to attend.  But above all else, please publicize this event to your members and encourage them to participate, even if you choose not to be a Co-Sponsor.

            Please let us know ASAP and no later than March 9, if you would like to be a co-sponsor so that our final flyer can list your name.

Seating is limited so individuals who would like to attend, please RSVP early at or 650-903-0600. Reservations for in-person attendance will be taken no later than March 25.
            This event is free and open to the public and there is plenty of parking in the lot or on the street.