GFWC Gainesville Woman’s Club
GFWC Gainesville Woman’s Club
GWC Scheduled Events
The club has scheduled events throughout the year. Some events are open to the public while others are for members, guests and perspective members. Additional activities may also be arranged depending on the membership preference and for community needs. All events are in the clubhouse and luncheons are catered by Chef Brothers. Scheduled events are as follows:
Wine Tasting Party “Red, White & More Red”: This is a joint event supporting Girls Place, Thursday July 13, 2017, 6:00-8:00 pm
Game Day Parking: During UF home football games, the club partners with a local Boy Scout troop to coordinate game day parking on the clubhouse grounds.
Opening Reception: Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 2:00-4:00 pm. Join us and learn what we do for our community. Please note that the event is on Sunday, not the normal weekday from the pass. You are encouraged to bring guests.
Creative Cooking: Check calendar on the next page for dates. (Details to be posted)
Fall Luncheon: Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, 12:00 noon. Our speaker and other details will be posted. Reservations need to be made by Thursday, October 12.
Fashion Show: Cancelled due to change in management at Belk.
Holiday Brunch: Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017 at 11:00 am. The brunch honors our new members. In addition, the club’s local arts and crafts show entries are judged. Winning entries will be included in the District 5 Arts and Crafts Show in February.
Bunko Bash/Game Day: Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 1:00-3:00 pm.
(Details to be posted.)
Annual Dinner Theatre: “Annual Theatre Production” (Feb.11, 2018)
Details are posted on the green tag to the right. This year the theatre is only on Sunday. The Signature Project will include a UF Jazz Concert in March 2018.
Duval's Early Learning Center: The Center was established to help children in east Gainesville. An important part of the program is to be a "natural learningscape" or outdoor learning center where children can experience the wonders of nature. This year the club's focus is on helping bring about Duval's outdoor learningscape at an estimated cost is $100,000. If you would like to make a donation through the club toward this important educational opportunity for our children, we would welcome you contributions.
Patriotic Luncheon: Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 at 12:00 noon. This event honors fifty-year members and past GWC presidents.
District 5 Arts and Crafts Show: Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 starting with a social at 9:30 am and the meeting convening at 10:00 am. The clubs are represented and members’ arts and crafts entries are judged. District winners will participate in the GFWC Florida Arts and Crafts Show competition.
Spring Luncheon: Wednesday, Mar. 21, 2018 at 12:00 noon. (Details to be posted.)
Bodacious Handbag Bingo: Bingo on Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 6:00-9:00 pm. Tickets are $35.00 and can be purchased at the clubhouse at 2809 W. University Ave or with PayPal on this website. Club office hours are 9:30 to 1:00 Monday through Friday. Included are a light dinner and an initial pack of bingo cards. Bingo prizes feature designer handbags with a minimum value of $125.00. Go to the green tag to the right which includes the PayPal with the poster.
May Luncheon and Installation: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 12:00 noon. This is the Annual Meeting when new officers are installed and the club year is highlighted.