Book Club

The Alliance Book Club generally meets the second Tuesday of the month at noon at the Wagner Room at The Undercurrent, unless otherwise noted. To be placed on the book club e-mail list, contact Mary Truslow.

Alliance 2017-18 Book Club reading list:

*** September 12   Circling the Sun by Paula McLain – pick up August 1, return September 15 – Mary Truslow discussion leader

October 12    Curing Time by Tim Swink  – Pam Chappell discussion leader– Local Author

November 14 Hillbilly Elegy by JD Vance – Nancy Edwards

***December 12 A Man Named Ove by Fredrik Backman  – Blanche Stevens pick up November 8, return December 15

January 9 Old Filth by Jane Gardnam – Gay Bowman

***February 13   Nest   by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney – Sharon Sural pick up January 8, return February 19

March 13  A Gentleman in Moscow   Laurie White – Host Ginnie Leone

***April 10 Small Great Things – Jan Foreman discussion leader – pick up March 12, return April 16

***May 8   Stars are Fire  by Anita Shreve  pick up April 9, return May 14

***Summer Read – The Rosie Project  by Graeme Simsion –  June 1, Return August 1

***September 11  A Piece of The World by Christina Kline  pick up August 1, return September 17

*** Indicates that we have secured book club sets from the public library. Mary Truslow picks up the books the month before the meeting, and they are available to borrow for a month.



KITS- Keeping In Touch Socially

KITS is a purely social endeavor with twice-a-year gatherings of longtime Alliance members who want to “keep in touch.”

Christie Mitchell will host a “Fall Friends Gathering” on October 26, 2016 from 4-6 p.m. Look for your evite and plan to join us!

KITS (Keeping in Touch Socially)

Keep checking back for future KITS events

Mini Medics

Mini Medics is a monthly playgroup for physician spouses and their young children. Activities are planned throughout the year, based on the availability of members. Are you on the email list?  Email Ashley Xu ( or Amy Turk ( to get involved.


Mini Medics group shotPrevious activities have included::

Pumpkin picking and hay ride at J Razz and Tazz Farm

LeBauer Park

Greensboro Science Center

Greensboro Children’s Museum

Backyard Paradise


All a Flutter Butterfly Farm

Strawberry picking at Rudd Farm

Keeley Park Sprayground