Great Decisions groups meet throughout the Kansas City metro area. Please find more information on local groups below. All groups listed here are open to the general public.

If your group is not listed, please do contact us so we can promote your meetings to IRC members and friends. We can also help you to start a new group if you are so inclined.

Please click here for more information about the Great Decisions program.


Dinner Group

When: Second Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., beginning in February

Where: Princess Garden Restaurant (8906 Wornall, Kansas City, MO 64114)

For More Information: Contact Joanne Hindman

Downtown Group

When: Last Thursday, 12-1 p.m. (January through May plus August through October)

Where: Stinson LLP Law Firm (1201 Walnut St., Suite 2900, Kansas City, MO 64106)

Notes: Lunch available for $11 if reserved in advance

For More Information: Contact Amy Baker

Johnson County Community College

When: Monthly on Thursdays, 2-3:30 p.m. (February 18, March 18, April 15, and May 6 for the spring semester; fall semester dates TBA)

Where: Zoom

For More Information: Contact Dessa Crum


When: First Mondays, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Where: Zoom

Membership in AUSA is not required to participate.

For More Information: Contact Emma Toops

Overland Park

When: February 20: 6-8 p.m.

Mar 12: 6-8 p.m.

April 23 6-8 p.m.

(Dates beyond April are TBD)

Where: Large room at the JC-Blue Valley Library (9000 151st St, Overland Park, KS 66221)

For More Information: Contact Umer Saeed

Waldo Group

When: Generally every other week – two options, each 1.5 hours

Option A: Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. (Feb. 9, Feb. 23, Mar. 9, Mar. 23, Apr. 6, Apr. 20, May 4, May 18)

Option B: Thursdays at noon (Feb. 11, Feb. 25, Mar. 11, Mar. 25, Apr. 8, Apr. 22, May 6, May 20)

Where: Zoom

For More Information: Contact Jack McLaren or by phone at 816.868.4933