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AWC Clubhouse Has Reopened and September Bulletin Now Online

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Many AWC members and friends are still on vacation. But the AWC Clubhouse opened for business as usual on Monday, August 18th. During the month of August our Clubhouse opening hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feel free to drop in to get to know us. Or ring the Clubhouse at 91-457-1108. We are located at Plaza República del Ecuador, 6. The metro station Colombia (the pink line that goes to the Airport) is just a short walk from the Club.

Remember that to become a member of AWC it is not mandatory to be an American citizen. However, a reasonable command of spoken English is recommendable, as most of our activities are in English. Speaking of activities, to get an idea of what is planned for this autumn, take a look at the online version of our September bullletin. Click onto the icon under "Latest Bulletins" just to the right of this article. Paper copies will be available at the Club in a few days. Day-to-day updates on AWC activities and news of interest to the general Madrid community can also be found on our facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/awcmadrid/

Bring and Buy Sale, Hartbeeps for Tiny Tots, and Other AWC Activities for Week of July 14th-18th

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AWC will be closing for summer vacation at noon on Friday, July 18th. Until then, regular activities will continue to take place. The following is a summary of what’s planned for this week at AWC.

MONDAY, July 18th Bring and Buy Sale from 10,30 – 2 p.m. All are welcome to come in and shop or to lend a hand with customers or clean up (2 p.m.- 4,30 p.m.). Be sure you tell your friends about the sale.
TUESDAY-, Handicraft /Patchwork and Mahjong groups meet at 11 a.m. The Canasta group meets at 2,30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY at 10,30 and 11,30 Hartbeeps Music Fun Class for Tiny Tots and Pre-Schoolers at the Clubhouse. Contact nuria@hartbeeps.com or call 656-334-547. Not necessary to be an AWC member to take part
THURSDAY- Bridge at 11 a.m. ALSO ON THURSDAY- Country Line Dancing at 12,30 at our usual venue.
FRIDAY- at 10,30 and 11,30 Hartbeeps Music Fun Class for Tiny Tots and Pre-Schoolers at the Clubhouse. Contact nuria@hartbeeps.com or call 656-334-547. Not necessary to be an AWC member to take part. The Clubhouse will close for the summer as soon as the Hartbeeps session ends. Reopening scheduled for Monday, August 18th at 10 a.m.

AWC Activities for Week of July 7th-11th

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Below you will find a list of AWC activities for the week of July 7th-11th. For more information on any specific event, please click onto the word “Calendar” on the blue bar above and then click onto the event/activity in question. Or ring the Club at 91-457 1108 from 10-3 Monday-Friday. Updates on AWC events as well as information of general interest to the Madrid community can also be found on our FB page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/awcmadrid/

MONDAY- July 7th- Bridge at 11 a.m. and Bridge Lesson at 2,30 p.m.
TUESDAY, Handicraft /Patchwork and Mahjong groups meet at 11 a.m. The Canasta group meets at 2,30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY- at 10,30 and 11,30 Hartbeeps Music Fun Class for Tiny Tots and Pre-Schoolers Clubhouse. Contact nuria@hartbeeps.com or call 656-334-547. Not necessary to be an AWC member to take part
THURSDAY- Bring and Buy Set Up from 10,30-4. See article directly below for details. Also on Thursday- Country Line Dancing at our usual venue at 12,30 p.m.
FRIDAY-Bring and Buy Set Up continues from 10,30-4. See artucke directly below for details.

Bring and Buy Set Up on Thursday and Friday, July 10th and 11th

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Our AWC monthly Bring and Buy Sale, the last one before the summer holiday closing, will be held on Monday, July 14th from 10,30-2. We will be needing helping hands on Thursday the 10th and Friday the 11th to set up the sale, especially for hanging up and classifying merchandise. We’ll be there from 10,30 – 4 on both Thursday and Friday for the set up, so please drop in and give us a hand. And we also need help on the morning of the sale to attend customers and then to clean up from 2,00-4,30. You can also bring in your donations for the sale any weekday from 10-3 (notice the earlier Club closing time in July). In addition to clothing (no winter items at this time, please) we also accept kitchen accessories and household linens, small pieces of furniture, handbags, shoes, jewelry, and toys in good condition. Thanks for your help and your donations!!! The Club is located at Plaza de Ecuador, n. 6, the blue door between Talleres Ecuador and the furniture shop, walking distance from Metro Colombia. For further information, please ring the Club Monday-Friday from 10-3 at 91-457-1108.

4th of July Celebration, Hartbeeps for Tiny Tots and Pre-Schoolers, and Other AWC Activities for Week of June 30th-July 4th

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Below you will find a list of AWC activities for the week of June 30th- July 4th. For more information on any specific event, please click onto the word “Calendar” on the blue bar above and then click onto the event/activity in question. Or ring the Club at 91-457 1108 from 10-3 Monday-Friday. Updates on AWC events can also be found on the AWC Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/awcmadrid/

MONDAY- June 30th- Bridge at 11 a.m. and Bridge Lesson at 2,30 p.m.
TUESDAY, July 1st- Handicraft /Patchwork and Mahjong groups meet at 11 a.m. and Canasta group meets at 2,30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY- Two fun Hartbeeps sessions - at 10.30 Baby Beeps for up to 18 months old. At 11.30 Happy House for 18 months+ up to 5 years old.
THURSDAY- Bridge at 11 a.m. ALSO ON THURSDAY- Country Line Dancing at 12,30 p.m. at our usual venue.
FRIDAY- 4th of July Potluck Lunch at AWC Clubhouse starting at 1 p.m. Please contact the Club by Wednesday to say what you will be bringing. ALSO ON FRIDAY- Two fun Hartbeeps sessions - at 10.30 Baby Beeps for up to 18 months old. At 11.30 Happy House for 18 months+ up to 5 years old.

AWC Library Book List

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Here's a list of all the current library books available at the AWC Clubhouse.

Bring and Buy Set Up, Mahjong Potluck, Yogalates Demonstration, DeVere Session, and other AWC Activities for Week of June 2nd-6th

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AWC kicks off the month of June with a variety of activities. Here's a summary for the week of June 2nd-6th. For more information on any specific event, please click onto the word "Calendar" on the blue bar above or ring the Club from Monday-Friday from 10-4 at 91-457-1108. Information on AWC activities and events of interest for the Madrid community can also be found on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/awcmadrid/

Monday- June 2nd- Bridge at 11 a.m. and Bridge Lesson at 2,30 p.m. ALSO ON Monday- DeVere Financial/Tax Advice Session at 3 p.m. (please notify Nancy if you plan to attend)

Tuesday- Mahong and Patchwork/Quilting groups meet at 11 a.m. ALSO ON TUESDAY- Mahjong Potluck Lunch at 1,30 and Canasta at 2,30 p.m.

Wednesday- Yogalates demonstration at 11 a.m. ALSO ON WEDNESDAY- Bridge at 11 a.m.

Thursday- Country Line Dancing at our usual venue at 12,30 p.m.

Thursday and Friday- Bring and Buy set up from 11 to 4. Volunteers and donations are welcome.

Psychotherapy Talk, Hartbeeps and Other AWC Activities for Week of May 26th-30th

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Below you will find a list of AWC activities for the week of May 26th-30th. For more information on any specific event, please click onto the word “Calendar” on the blue bar above and then click onto the event/activity in question. Or ring Nancy at 91-457 1108 from 10-4 Monday-Friday. Updates on AWC events as well as information of general interest to the Madrid community can also be found on our FB page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/awcmadrid/

MONDAY- May 26th- Bridge at 11 a.m. and Bridge Lesson at 2,30 p.m.

TUESDAY, May 27th- Handicraft /Patchwork and Mahjong groups meet at 11 a.m. and Canasta group meets at 2,30 p.m. Due to technical difficulties, the movie session listed in the May calendar for this Tuesday has been postponed.

Wednesday, May 28th at 11 a.m. Psychotherapy Talk with Emily Boland, a newly arrived to Madrid psychotherapy. She will discuss any issues of interest to the group and provide information about the Truman group, which provides “back-home” style therapy to expats

THURSDAY, May 29th- Bridge at 11 a.m. Country Line Dancing at 12,30 p.m. at our usual venue.

60th Anniversary Luncheon and Other AWC Activities for the Week of May 19th-23rd

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Below you will find a list of AWC activities for the week of May 19th-23rd. Please take note that the Cinco de Mayo Potluck Lunch, originally planned for May 22nd, has been rescheduled for June 10th. For more information on any specific event, please click onto the word “Calendar” on the blue bar above and then click onto the event/activity in question. Or ring Nancy at 91-457 1108 from 10-4 Monday-Friday. Updates on AWC events as well as information of general interest to the Madrid community can also be found on our FB page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/awcmadrid/

MONDAY- May 19th – Bridge at 11 a.m. and Bridge Lesson at 2,30 p.m.

TUESDAY, Handicraft /Patchwork and Mahjong groups meet at 11 a.m. and Canasta group meets at 2,30 p.m. ALSO ON TUESDAY- AWC 60th Anniversary Luncheon at the Clubhouse at 1,30 p.m. You must sign up with Nancy.

THURSDAY- Bridge at 11 a.m. Country Line Dancing at 12,30 p.m. at our usual venue.

FRIDAY- Hartbeeps Music Fun Class for Tiny Tots and Pre-Schoolers at 10,30 at the Clubhouse. Contact nuria@hartbeeps.com or call 656-334-547. Not necessary to be an AWC member to take part.

Bring and Buy Sale, Tapas Evening, Book Lover's Club, Out to Lunch Bunch, Hartbeeps for Tiny Tots and Other AWC Activities for Week of May 12-16th

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As the stardust settles after our lively and elegant Diamond Jubilee Gala, AWC starts off another week with plenty of action. For more information on any specific event listed below for May 12th-16, please click onto the word “Calendar” on the blue bar above and then click onto the event/activity in question. Or ring Nancy at 91-457 1108 from 10-4 Monday-Friday. Remember that Thursday, May 15th is a holiday in the city of Madrid and the Clubhouse will be closed. Updates on AWC events as well as information of general interest to the Madrid community can also be found on our FB page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/awcmadrid/

MONDAY- May 12th - Bring and Buy Sale from 10,30-2 p.m. and Clean Up from 2 p.m.- 4,30.

TUESDAY, Handicraft /Patchwork and Mahjong groups meet at 11 a.m. and Canasta group meets at 2,30 p.m. ALSO ON TUESDAY- Tapas in Casa del Campo- at 7,30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY-Book Lover’s Club at 11,30 p.m. and Out To Lunch Bunch at 1,30 p.m.

THURSDAY- Clubhouse Closed for Madrid local San Isidro holiday.