Activities

AWC Events and Activities for April 2015

AWC Members enjoy regular weekly and monthly activities as well as special events in and outside the Clubhouse. At present our regular weekly/monthly activities include a social meeting, bridge, canasta, handicrafts & patchwork, mahjong, country line dancing, Hartbeeps Baby Rock Café Music for Tiny Tots, an Out to Lunch Bunch, a Book Lover’s Book Club, and a Bring and Buy Sale. The Bridge ladies are thinking of starting Bridge Lessons again if there are at least 3 people at beginner’s level who are interested. The lessons would take place on Mondays at 2,30 p.m. Ring the Club for information. The Book Lovers Book Club will meet at the Clubhouse on Wednesday, April 8th. April’s Bring and Buy Sale will take place on Monday, April 13th from 10,30 to 2, with set up being done on Thursday and Friday, April 9th and 10th. Instead of our monthly coffee morning, April will feature two Tea Tastings at Tea Blender Beatriz Gallego’s residence on April 10th and 23rd. On April 16th a group will be going to the Thyssen Museum to see the Raoul Dufy exhibit. April 16th will also mark the opening of AWC member Lynne Friedman’s photo exhibit in the calle Serrano area.

AWC Activity Summary for February 2015

AWC Members enjoy regular weekly and monthly activities as well as special events in and outside the Clubhouse. At present our regular weekly/monthly activities include a social meeting, bridge, canasta, handicrafts & patchwork, mahjong, country line dancing, Hartbeeps Baby Rock Café Music for Tiny Tots, an Out to Lunch Bunch, a Book Lover’s Book Club, and a Bring and Buy Sale. February’s Bring and Buy Sale will take place on Monday, February 9th from 10,30 to 2, with set up being done on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 5th and 6th. The Book Lovers Book Club will meet at the Clubhouse on Wednesday, Feb. 11th. Some members will go to the movies on Thursday, February 12th to see “Romeo and Juliet”. A Valentine’s Day luncheon will follow up on Friday, February 13th. Those who like to see the Madrid Carnival goings-on will be meeting at different places in the city to catch the action (more details when available). There will be an evening presentation/Wine and Tapas on Thursday, February 19th, at which Javier Vasallo will present his recent book “Sin Claquetas”. Members will enjoy two social meetings this month.

AWC Regular and Special Activities for January 2015

AWC Members enjoy regular weekly and monthly activities as well as special events in and outside the Clubhouse. At present our regular weekly/monthly activities include a social meeting, bridge, canasta, handicrafts & patchwork, mahjong, country line dancing, Hartbeeps Baby Rock Café Music for Tiny Tots, an Out to Lunch Bunch, a Book Lover’s Book Club, and a Bring and Buy Sale. The Bring and Buy Sale will take place on Monday, Jan. 12th from 10,30 to 2, with set up being done on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 5th and 6th. The Book Lovers Book Club will meet at the Clubhouse on Wednesday, Jan. 14th at 11,30 a.m. A visit to the Thyssen Museum’s Givenchy exhibit will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 14th at 11,15 a.m. This month’s social meeting will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 21st at 11 a.m. with a talk on Spanish inheritance law procedures. The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will host a showing at the Clubhouse of the film “The Golden Door” on Friday, Jan. 23rd at 5,30 p.m. There will also be a Coffee Morning at an AWC member’s home on Wednesday, Jan. 28th at 11 a.m. The Hartbeeps Baby Rock Café session will take place at the Clubhouse on Friday, Jan. 30th at 11,30 a.m.

December 2014 AWC ACTIVITIES

AWC Members enjoy regular weekly and monthly activities as well as special events in and outside the Clubhouse. At present our regular weekly/monthly activities include a social meeting, bridge, bridge lessons, canasta, handicrafts & patchwork, mahjong, country line dancing, Hartbeep Music Fun Classes for Tiny Tots, an Out to Lunch Bunch, and a Book Lover’s Book Club. This month’s social meeting will take place on Wednesday, December 3rd, when a Christmas Tea Party will be held. There will be a Christmas Cocktail Party on December 18th at the Club at 7,30 p.m. and a Christmas coffee morning will be held at a member’s home on December 19th. We hold a Bring and Buy Sale once a month, the proceeds of which help to finance Club expenses and provide funds for our charity activities. In November the Sale will be held on Monday, December 15th from 10,30 to 2, with set up taking place on Thursday and Friday, December 11th and 12th. For more details on the numerous special and regular AWC events/activities scheduled for the month of December, please click onto the word “Calendar” on the blue bar above and then click onto the event/activity in question.

AWC Regular and Special Activities for April 2014

AWC Members enjoy regular weekly and monthly activities as well as special events and visits. At present our regular weekly activities include bridge, bridge lessons, canasta, handicrafts & patchwork, mahjong, country line dancing, and Music Fun Classes for Toddlers and small children. We hold a Bring and Buy Sale once a month, the proceeds of which help to finance Club expenses and provide funds for our charity activities. In April the Sale will be held on Monday, April 7th from 10,30 to 2, with set up taking place on Thursday and Friday, April 3rd and 4th from 11-4. In addition to these regular activities, in April the following events will take place: Book Lover’s Club’s first meeting on Wednesday, April 9th; AWC’s yearly General Meeting on Thursday, April 10th; Hartbeeps Infant and Toddler Music/Fun Classes on Friday April 11th and 25th; a Sandwich Bar Lunch/Movie afternoon on Tuesday, April 22nd; Out to Lunch Bunch on Wednesday, April 23rd; and our monthly Wine and Tapas get-together on Thursday, April 24th. There will also be an excursión to the Retiro and the Botanical Garden, the date yet to be determined depending on when spring decides to finally spring.

January 2014 AWC Monthly and Special Events/Activities

AWC Members enjoy regular weekly and monthly activities as well as special events and visits. At present our regular weekly activities include bridge, bridge lessons, canasta, handicrafts & patchwork, mahjong, and country line dancing. We hold a Bring and Buy Sale once a month, the proceeds of which help to finance Club expenses and provide funds for our charity activities. In January the Sale will be held on Monday the 13th, with Set Up taking place on Thursday and Friday, January 9th and 10th. In addition to these regular activities, in January we will also hold: a demonstration/talk on quilting on the 16th;a Guest Chef Luncheon on the 22nd; a visit to the Terracotta Army exhibit on the 23rd; an Out To Lunch Bunch gathering at Casa Nina on the 29th; and a venture out into night-life to the Madrid Culinary Celebration on the 30th. For more information on any of these events/activities, please click onto the word “Calendar” on the blue bar above and then click onto the event/activity you are interested in. Or ring the Clubhouse at 91-457-1108.

Museo del Romanticismo Vist and Other AWC Events for Week of June 24th-28th

Summer has finally arrived, but AWC is still open, with plenty of activities planned. Below you’ll find a summary of events programmed for this week. For more specific information on any specific event, just click onto the word “Calendar” on the blue bar above, and then click onto the event on the calendar.

MONDAY- June 24th- Bridge at 11 a.m.

TUESDAY- June 25th- Handicrafts and Mahjong Groups at 11 a.m.

WEDNESDAY- Canasta at 11 a.m.

THURSDAY-.June 27th Bridge at 11 a.m. and Beginners Bridge at 2 p.m.

FRIDAY- June 28th- Vist to Museo del Romanticismo. Arrive at Museum by 10,15. Contact Club for details at 91-457-1108.
ALSO ON FRIDAY- Country Line Dancing at noon, Círculo de Baile Vicky José Antonio on Calle José Abascal, n. 4. There is a fee of 9€ for this activity.
PLEASE TAKE NOTE THAT THE BARBEES SHOW LISTED IN THE BULLETIN FOR FRIDAY, JUNE 28TH HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL AUTUMN FOR TECHNICAL REASONS

Chivas Regal Event, Casa Décor visit and Other AWC Events for Week of June 17th-21st.

The action doesn’t stop at AWC!!! Below you’ll find a summary of events programmed for this week. For more specific information on any event, just click onto the word “Calendar” on the blue bar above, and then click onto the event on the calendar.

MONDAY- June 17th- Bridge at 11 a.m.

TUESDAY- June 18th- Handicrafts and Mahjong Groups at 11 a.m.

WEDNESDAY- June 19th- Canasta at 11 a.m.
ALSO ON WEDNESDAY- Volunteer Appreciation Event, 7-9 p.m.

THURSDAY-June 20th- Visit to Casa Décor Exhibt at 11 a.m.
ALSO ON THURSDAY- Bridge at 11 a.m. and Beginners Bridge at 2 p.m.

FRIDAY- June 21st - Country Line Dancing at noon, Círculo de Baile Vicky José Antonio on Calle José Abascal, n. 4. There is a fee of 9€ for this activity.
ALSO ON FRIDAY- June 21st at 8 p.m. Chivas Regal Whisky Sampling Event, guests welcome, but limited seating, so ring the Club at 91-457-1108 to sign up. There is no charge for this event, but please bring something to munch on.

BRING AND BUY SALE, TAPAS AT LAGO, ARANJUEZ DAY TRIP AND OTHER AWC ACTIVITIES FOR WEEK OF JUNE 10TH-14TH

MONDAY- June 10th- Bring and Buy Sale at Club from 10,30 to 2 p.m. Clean Up from 2-4,30 p.m. Any and all volunteers to help out morning and afternoon are greatly appreciated. Bring your friends, come and shop. More information in the article directly below.

TUESDAY- June 11th- Handicrafts and Mahjong Groups at 11 a.m.

WEDNESDAY- June 12th- Canasta at 11 a.m..

THURSDAY-.June 13th- Bridge at 11 a.m.
ALSO ON THURSDAY- Beginners Bridge at 2 p.m
ALSO ON THURSDAY- Tapas at Lago (Casa de Campo) at 7 p.m. For more details, click onto the word “Calendar” on the blue bar above and then click onto the date for this activity.

FRIDAY-June 14th- Day Trip to Aranjuez, 10,15 at Atocha Station. For more details, click onto the word “Calendar” on the blue bar above and then click onto the date for this activity
ALSO ON FRIDAY- Country Line Dancing at noon, Círculo de Baile Vicky José Antonio on Calle José Abascal, n. 4. There is a fee of 9€ for this activity.

Bring and Buy Sale, Monday June 10th from 10,30 to 2

Monday, June 10th, is our monthly Bring and Buy Sale from 10,30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Clubhouse. Thanks to our donors, we have received some very nice merchandise, including a foldable crib, a foldable Bugaboo baby stroller/carriage, some audio equipment, on-line skates, a street-surfing skateboard, summer clothing, books in English (including children’s books), and a long list of other items. Come and shop, bring your friends. You’re also most welcome to stay for a while and help us out with the Sale by attending customers, refolding clothing and bagging. It's a great way of practicing your Spanish. Bring and Buy is a steady fundraiser for our Club and a source of revenue for our charity projects. Without your help, we couldn’t pull off this monthly miracle. Clean up starts at 2 p.m.and lasts until about 4,30. All help is likewise welcome for clean-up. For more information, ring the Club on Monday any time after 10 a.m. at 91-457-1108.