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AWC ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS- SEPTEMBER 2015

AWC Members enjoy regular weekly and monthly activities as well as special events and visits. At present our regular weekly activities include bridge, canasta, handicrafts & patchwork, mahjong, a Book Lovers Book Club 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 September the Sale will be held on Monday the 14th, with Set Up taking place on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 10th and 11th. In addition to these regular activities, September will also feature the following events: a Saturday Wine and Tapas Evening at a member’s home (Sept. 12th); a Social Meeting with a Presentation by Chiropractor Dr. Ben Payne (Sept. 16th); a Coffee Morning at a member’s home (Sept. 22nd); a Wine and Tapas Evening at the Clubhouse (Sept. 25th); and a Fisica Mente Joven Workshop (Sept. 30th). AWC also encourages you to attend the Community Summer Fete sponsored by the British Benevolent Fund and St. George’s Anglican Church (Sept. 24th).

AWC Activites for July 2015

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 July the Sale will be held on Monday the 13th, with Set Up taking place on Thursday and Friday, July 9th and 10th. In addition to these regular activities, July will also feature a 4th of July Barbecue at a member’s home and a Farewell Potluck Lunch on July 16th. 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 or 636 863 923 from Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The Clubhouse will be closed for summer vacation from July 20th-August 14th.

June 2015 AWC Activities Summary

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, a Book Lover’s Book Club, and a Bring and Buy Sale. Notice that Intermediate Bridge Lessons will be offered on some Mondays at 2,30 p.m. starting on June 1st. The June Bring and Buy Sale will take place on Monday, June 8th from 10,30 to 2, with set up being done on Thursday and Friday, June 4th and 5th from 11-4. Note that we'll be working on the set up Thursday despite the local Corpus Christi holiday. We will enjoy coffee at a member's home on Tuesday, June 9th. Jaffa Gross invites us to her solo exhibition starting on June 10th. The Book Lovers Book Club will meet at the Clubhouse on Wednesday, June 10th. Perla Botbol de Cabuli will take us through some mental exercises on June 17th and 25th. Our monthly social meeting at the Club will be held on Friday, June 19th at 11 a.m.

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