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Interest Groups


Co-Chairs: Sylvia Araiza (araizainc [at] and Hilda Myal ’03 (myal [at]

Each month a member will host the Bunco and will advise the group on what day we will be playing and where. Hostess provides food for the month!

Group Size: 12 – 16 members (3 or 4 tables)

Cookbook Committee

Co-Chairs: Carol Mansen '83 (cmansen [at], Whitney McCarthy ’08 (wmccarth [at], and Andrea Jones (afling [at]

In honor of the University’s 150th Anniversary, TUWC is developing a cookbook to celebrate the history of the Club, Trinity University, and San Antonio. It will feature recipes from members, past Club presidents, memorable University faculty and administrators. Looking for volunteers to help with pre-sales and sales events!

Culinary Capers (potluck with recipe sharing)

Chair: Sally Lee (SallyULee [at]

Members will meet for lunch three times and will be notified of the date, time and place as hosts volunteer. Culinary Capers members are to bring their choice of salad, main dish, or dessert along with the recipe to the luncheon. Members will receive copies of all recipes.

Dining Explorations (for members and guests)

Co-Chairs: Elinor Gingerich '97 (elinorp [at] and Elizabeth Ford '93, '96 (nford1 [at]

A fun opportunity to try some great San Antonio restaurants with your spouse, significant other or other TUWC members. We will go to five different restaurants during the year.

Monday, October 14, 2019 - Wild Goji
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - La Frite
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - Bistr09
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - Meadow
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - Granary (kid friendly)

Dutch Treat Lunches

Co-Chairs: Natalie Kuhn '98 (Natalie_luna [at] and Sylvia Araiza '78 (araizainc [at]

The group meets for lunch together at restaurants around town. Group members are sent notification of the time and place by phone or email. Dates and places to be announced

Film and Fiction (daytime)

Co-Chairs: Genie Calgaard (genron59 [at] and Sally Lee (SallyULee [at]
Co-Chair Emerita: Marguerite Barzun MA '65

Members meet for a movie and book discussion from 10 a.m. to noon at the home of Sally Lee at 126 West Agarita Avenue (in Monte Vista near Trinity). Group size limited to 12.

Monday, September 9, 2019 Man on Fire with Denzel Washington
Monday, November 11, 2019 Cast Away with Tom Hanks
Monday, March 9, 2020 Space Cowboys
Monday, April 13, 2020 Three Burials

Girls Night Out (card games)

Co-Chairs: Genie Calgaard (genron59 [at] and Elizabeth Ford '93, '96 (nford1 [at]

This is a group intended for all levels of card players. Enjoy light refreshments, fellowship, fun conversations and instruction with guidance from players who know the rules! Playing cards is a great way to improve your memory. Those interested are welcome to form a second group as the first group is at capacity. The first group, which meets once a month, can be a reference and can help a second group with details depending on the second group’s specific interests.

Girls Night Out II

Co-Chairs: Vacant

Now forming! This group can play cards or may think of doing something completely different. Let’s get together for light refreshments, fellowship, and fun conversations! Girls Night Out, which meets once a month, can be a reference and can help this group with details depending on the specific interests.

San Antonio Explorers

Chair: Vacant

Interested in exploring the hidden gems and unique events San Antonio and the surrounding area has to offer? Looking for co-chair and ideas to revive our San Antonio Explorers group.