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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.

March 2014 AWC Monthly and Special Activities/Events

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 March the Sale will be held on Monday, March 10th from 10,30 to 2. This Sale will be a Half-Price-Off-All-Items Sale, with Set Up taking place on Thursday and Friday, March 6th and 7th. In addition to these regular activities, in March the following events will take place: an “Un-Birthday Party” on Wednesday, March 12; Hartbeeps Infant and Toddler Music/Fun Classes on Friday March 14th and 21st; a Reiki Presentation on Wednesday, March 19th; a Guest Chef Luncheon featuring Central and South American Cuisine on Thursday, March 20th; a Sandwich Bar Lunch/Movie afternoon on Friday, March 21st; a talk on El Camino/The St. James Way on Wednesday, March 26th; and our Annual Book and Chili Sale on Saturday, March 29th. .

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.

Pot Luck Lunch, Bring and Buy Set Up and Other AWC Activities, Week of June 3rd-7th

Here's the AWC coming week in a nutshell. For more information on any of the activities listed below, click onto the word "calendar" on the blue bar above and then click onto the date/activity in question.
MONDAY- June 3rd, Bridge at 11 a.m.

TUESDAY- June 4th - at 11 a.m. Handicraft/Patchwork and Mahjong groups meet.

WEDNESDAY - June 5th- at 11 a.m., Canasta and Bridge.
ALSO ON WEDNESDAY- Pot Luck Summer Salad Lunch at 1,30. Bring a dish or pay your way, but you must sign up to reserve a space. Ring Nancy at 91-457-1108

THURSDAY - June 6th - Bring and Buy Set Up- 10,30-4.

FRIDAY- June 7th - US Embassy Service day from 9a.m.-2 p.m.
ALSO ON FRIDAY - Bring and Buy Set up from 10,30-4
ALSO ON FRIDAY- at noon- Country line Dancing at Círculo Baile c/José Abascal, 4 . There is a fee of 9€ for this activity

Folk Art Visit and Other AWC Activities for Week of May 27th-June 1st

Week of May 27th-June 1st. We finish off the month of May and begin June with plenty of activities at AWC. In addition to our regular activities, there’s also a Folk Art Visit scheduled for Thursday morning (May 30th), and a suggestion for you to visit the Casa de Campo “Mercado Agrario” on Saturday morning (June 1st). For more details on any specific activity, please click onto the word “Calendar” on the blue bar above, and then click onto the date of the event in question. Here’s a summary of this week’s activities.

MONDAY, May 27th- Bridge at 11 a.m.

TUESDAY, May 28th- 11 a.m. Handicraft/Patchwork and Mahjong groups meet.

WEDNESDAY – May 29th- Cansata at 11 a.m.
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THURSDAY, May 30th- Bridge at 11 a.m. and Beginners Bridge at 2 p.m.
ALSO ON THURSDAY- Folk Art Exhibit at Teatro Fernán Gómez, Plaza Colón, at 11,15 a.m. 2 euro entrance fee.

FRIDAY, May 31st at noon. Country line dancing at Círculo Baile c/José Abascal, 4 . There is a fée of 9€ for this activity

Alcalá Visit, Liza with a Z, and other AWC Activities for Week of May 20th-25th

Plenty of things going on at AWC this week while we wait for Spring to finally spring. For more information on any specific event, please click onto the word Calendar on the blue bar above, and then click onto the date of the event in question. Here’s a summary of this week’s activities.

MONDAY, May 20th- Bridge at 11 a.m.

TUESDAY, May 21st- 11 a.m. Handicraft/Patchwork and Mahjong groups meet.

WEDNESDAY – May 22nd- Cansata at 11 a.m.

THURSDAY, May 23rd- Bridge at 11 a.m. and Beginners Bridge at 2 p.m.

FRIDAY, May 24th- Day trip to Alcalá de Henares, meet at Atocha at 10 a.m.
ALSO ON FRIDAY- at 12 noon, Country line dancing at Círculo Baile c/José Abascal, 4 . There is a fée of 9€ for this activity.

SATURDAY, May 25th-at 7,30 p.m. “Liza with a Z” , live entertainment at the Club. See article directly below for details.