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Bring and Buy Sale, Impressionists Visit and other AWC Events for Week of March 11th-15th

MONDAY, March 11th is our monthly Bring and Buy Sale from 10,30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Clubhouse. 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. Clean up starts at 2 p.m.and lasts until about 4,30. All help likewise welcome for cleanup if you’re not available mornings for the Sales hours.
TUESDAY- March 5th- Handicrafts/Patchwork and Mahjong Groups meet at 11 a.m.
ALSO ON TUESDAY - Beginner’s Bridge at 2 p.m.
WEDNESDAY- March 6th - Canasta at 11 a.m.
THURSDAY – Bridge at 11 a.m.
ALSO ON THURSDAY- visit to Impressionist Exhibit at Fundación Mapfre- Meeting time at 10,45. For full details, click onto the Calendar icon on the blue bar above and then click onto the March 14th Impressionists event.
ALSO ON THURSDAY- Beginners Bridge at 3 p.m.
FRIDAY- March 15th- starting at noon- Line Dancing at Círculo de Baile Vicky/José Antonio located on José Abascal n. 4 (metro
Canal)

Bring and Buy Set Up and other AWC Activities for Week of March 4th-8th

The following activities are programmed for this week at AWC

MONDAY- March 4th at 11 a.m. Bridge
Also on Monday at 1,30 p.m. Out to Lunch Bunch- the sign up deadline for this event has gone by. If you have already signed up, you may confirm details by looking at the Calendar Entry for March 4th on this web page.

TUESDAY- March 5th- Handicrafts/Patchwork Group meets at 11 a.m.
Mahjong Group also meets at 11 a.m.
Beginner’s Bridge at 2 p.m.

WEDNESDAY- March 6th - Canasta at 11 a.m.
ALSO ON WEDNESDAY- extra Bridge session at 11 a.m. to make up for all the days lost to holidays during the month of March.

THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, March 7th and 8th- Bring and Buy Set Up- for complete details, please read the article directly below.

ALSO ON FRIDAY- March 8TH- - starting at noon- Line Dancing at Círculo de Baile Vicky/José Antonio located on José Abascal n. 4 (metro Canal).

BRING AND BUY SET UP ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, MARCH 7TH AND 8TH

This Thursday and Friday from 10,30 a.m. to 4 p.m. we will be setting up our monthly Bring and Buy, with the actual Sale to take place on Monday, March 11th. Come in and lend us a hand with the set up for as long as you can stay. Your time, even if it’s just an hour or so, means a lot to us!! There are plenty of things to do, sorting, pricing, hanging merchandise, etc. You don’t have to do heavy work if you're not up to it. And take advantage to clean out your closets and kitchen and bring in any gently used clothing, shoes, toys, books, kitchen items, household linens that you won’t be needing. This month we are once again low on handbags. We never seem to have enough. The kitchen gadgets “everything table” in the center also still looks a little bare, as do the side tables with dishes, glasses and decorating things. We are likewise low on children’s clothing, so if you have something nice, do bring it in. See you on Thursday and/or Friday. Make sure you tell your friends about the March 11th Sale!!

New Members Wine and Tapas Night and other AWC Events for week of Feb. 25th-March 1st.

The following events are programmed for the coming week.

MONDAY- Feb. 25th. Bridge at 11 a.m.
ALSO ON MONDAY- Guest Chef Luncheon- the sign up date for this event has gone by. Watch for next month’s lunch, and you can also consider going to the Out to Lunch Bunch gathering next Monday, March 4th (see details by clicking on Calendar icon on blue bar above and then clicking onto March 4th).

TUESDAY- Feb. 26th- Handicrafts/Patchwork Group meets at 11 a.m.
Mahjong Group also meets at 11 a.m.
Beginner’s Bridge at 2 p.m.

WEDNESDAY- Feb. 27th- Canasta at 11 a.m.

THURSDAY- Feb. 28th- Bridge at 11 a.m.
ALSO on Thursday – New Members Wine and Tapas Evening (we have 50 new members this year!!). This event will be held at new member Leah Ramos’ home. Contact the Club at 91-457-1108 for sign-up details.

FRIDAY- March 1st- starting at noon- Line Dancing at Círculo de Baile Vicky/José Antonio located on José Abascal n. 4 (metro Canal). (fee of 9€)

Country Western Cocktail Party at AWC on Saturday, Feb. 23rd from 8 to 11 p.m.

It’s time put on your dancing boots and western gear and kick up a storm with the Guns n’ Butter country band. Cocktail hour starts at 8 p.m. and band plays at 9 p.m. Guests are most welcome. Please pre-pay if possible. Cost: 20 euros. Sign up at Clubhouse or contact ninavaldes@yahoo.com

Hypnosis Talk, Casa de Alba Collection Visit, and Other Events for Week of Feb. 18th-22nd.

The following events events and activities are programmed for this busy week at AWC.

MONDAY 11 a.m. Bridge

TUESDAY 11 a.m. Regular meeting of Handicrafts/Patchwork and Mahjong Groups
ALSO ON TUESDAY- Beginner’s Bridge at 2 p.m.

WEDNESDAY- 10,30 to 1 p.m. - Social Meeting followed by presentation on Hypnosis given by AWC member Florence Cohen, (Prof. of Clinical Reflexology and Hypnotherapist). We will have refreshments at 10,30 and the talk will start at 11 a.m. For details on the talk, click onto the Calendar Icon on the blue bar above, and then click onto the Social Meeting on Feb. 20th.
ALSO ON WEDNESDAY- Canasta at 11 a.m.

THURSDAY- Bridge at 11 a.m.

ALSO ON THURSDAY at 11 a.m. - Visit to the House of Alba collection in the Palacio de Cibeles. For details on this visit, click onto the Calendar Icon on the blue bar above, and then click onto the House of Alba Collection Visit on Feb. 21st.

FRIDAY- noon-1,30. Country Line Dancing at Círculo de Baile Vicky-José Antonio at c. José Abascal, 4 (Metro Canal). There is a fee of 9 euros for this activity.

Bring and Buy and Other AWC Activities for Week of Feb. 11th-17th

MONDAY from 10,30-2,00 we will be holding our Bring and Buy Sale. We have toys, household and baby linens, clothing for all the family, shoes, books for children and adults, kitchen items, jewelry and many more things on sale. Come in to shop, bring your friends along. If you can, stay to give us a hand either with the sale, or with the packing up process, which starts at 2 and lasts until about 4,30.

TUESDAY- Regular meeting of Handicraft/Patchwork and Mahjong groups at Club at 11 a.m.
ALSO ON TUESDAY, Beginners’ Bridge at 2 p.m.

WEDNESDAY- canasta at 11 a.m.

THURSDAY Bridge at 11 a.m.

FRIDAY from Noon until about 1,30 - Country Line Dancing, once again at Círculo de Baile Vicky-José Antonio at c. José Abascal, 4 (Metro Canal). There is a fee of 9 euros for this activity.
Remember to sign up for the Country Western Cocktail Party to be held at the Club on Saturday, Feb. 23rd from 8 to 11 p.m.

Afternoon at Spa, Bring and Buy Set Up, and Other Activities Week of Feb. 4th-8th

The following activities are planned for this week:

TUESDAY at 11 a.m. Handicrafts and Patchwork Group
Also at 11 a.m. Mahjong
TUESDAY at 2 pm. Beginners Bridge

WEDNESDAY at 11 a.m. Canasta
ALSO ON WEDNESDAY- from Noon-2 p.m., afternoon at the Spa. Paz Torralba, the owner of a spa very near the Club, is inviting Club Members (no fee) and non-members (fee of 10 euros) to enjoy her spa facilities in a relaxing atmosphere. Light lunch will be served. For full details, click onto the calendar icon on the blue bar above, and then click onto the spa event on Feb. 6th. You must sign up by Monday afternoon. Ring 91-457 1108

THURSDAY AND FRIDAY from 10,30 - 4,30 Bring and Buy Set Up- there´s work and fun for all, hanging and sorting clothes, pricing articles, setting up merchandise. You don´t have to do heavy work. All helping hands welcome, and take advantage to bring in your donations, especially of handbags, nice sweaters and toys.

FRIDAY from noon to 1,30 p.m. Line Dancing classes at the same venue as last week, Círculo de Baile/Vicky-José Antonio on c/ José Abascal, 4 (Metro Canal). Also to be held there on Feb. 15th.

Donations Needed for Feb. Bring and Buy Sale

Our monthly Bring and Buy is our principal year-round fundraiser. It´s an activity that requires volunteers for set up, the sale, and packing up. And it also relies on donations from members and non-members. Next week (Thurs. Feb. 7th and Friday Feb. 8th) we will be setting up our monthly Bring and Buy. We really cleaned out a lot of things with our 50% off January Sale. We need donations for our February 11th Sale. We sell clothing, shoes, handbags, toys, kitchen items and household linens, small furniture, books, etc. - all in reasonably good condition and sometimes even brand new. This month we are especially low on handbags. Bring your donations to the Club any day Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Plaza República del Ecuador, 6 Metro Colombia). Tell your friends to do some early spring cleaning and to bring in their donations. For more information ring the Club at 91 457 1108

Bulletins Have Arrived, Change of Venue for Line Dancing, Note on Bridge Classes

You may now pick up your paper copies of the Feb. Bulletin at the Club. Please tell Nancy if you´ll be picking up your copy so that we can save on postal fees.

The Line Dancing classes on Feb. 1st and 15th will be held at another place, at the Círculo de Baile/Vicky-José Antonio on c/ José Abascal, 4 (Metro Canal) at the same time as usual, from noon until 1,30 p.m. Once you are there on Friday the 1st, you can let Judy/Nina know if you´ll also be dancing on Feb. 8th. There is a fee of 9 euros.

Thursday, Jan. 31st is the last Thursday Bridge Class. Starting in February, Bridge Classes will only be held on Tuesday afternoons at 2 p.m.