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AWC Holiday Bazaar on Sunday Nov. 20th from noon until 7 p.m. at Hotel Intercontinental

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The American Women’s Club will hold their traditional Holiday Bazaar on Sunday, November 20th from noon until 7 p.m. at the Hotel Intercontinental, located on Paseo de la Castellana, 49 (metro Gregorio Marañón). There will be something for everyone at the Bazaar!!! Our Bring and Buy Table will feature mint condition party and winter clothing and accessories. Our bakery section will be selling homemade American treats such as cupcakes, brownies, apple pie and cookies. There will be a bar service, too. A food stand will sell hot dogs and other typical American delights. Over 60 vendors stands will offer all kinds of handicrafts, jewelry and gifts. It´s the perfect chance to wrap up all your holiday shopping while having a fun time, too!!! Our raffle and tombola will be calling out prize numbers all throughout the day. We also hope to have Christmas music and Santa Claus to make for a cheerful holiday atmosphere. Mark the event on your calendars and spread the word among your friends!!! For more information, contact the AWC Clubhouse at 91-457-1108 or 636 863 923 from 10-4 on weekdays. In the attachment below you will find posters in Spanish and English.

AWC Activities for Week of October 17th-21st

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Below you will find a summary of AWC activities for the week of October 17th-21st. Note that there have been several changes since the October Bulletin went to press. The information listed below is the most up to date. For more details on any specific event, please ring the Club at 91-457 1108 or 636 863 923 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- October 17th – Bridge at 11 p.m.
TUESDAY- October 18th - The Handicrafts and Mahjong groups meet at 11. ALSO- Bridge Beginners/ Refresher Course from 2-4 p.m.
WEDNESDAY- October 19th- Book Lovers Book Club at 11,30.
THURSDAY- October 20th- Bridge at 11 a.m. ALSO - Coffee Morning from 11-1,30 at Felicia Morera’s home in Las Matas. AND Country Line Dancing at 12,45 at Círculo del Baile.

AWC Activities for Week of October 10th-14th

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Below you will find a summary of AWC activities for the week of October 10th-14th. For more information on any specific event, please click onto the October Bulletin to the right of this article and see pages 16-19. Or ring the Club at 91-457 1108 or 636 863 923 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- October 10th - Half Price Off Everything Bring and Buy Sale from 10,30 to 2. Clean Up from 2-5. (see Bring and Buy article further down on this page).
TUESDAY- October 11th - The Handicrafts and Mahjong groups meet at 11. ALSO- Bridge Beginners/ Refresher Course from 2-4 p.m.
WEDNESDAY- October 12th- Clubhouse Closed for national holiday- Día de la Hispanidad.
THURSDAY- October 13th- Please take note that the Café con Encanto for this month has been CANCELLED. Bridge at 11 a.m. and Country Line Dancing at 12,45.
FRIDAY- October 14th- Costco Presentation at the Clubhouse at 11 a.m. Breakfast is on Costco.

Half Price Off Everything Bring and Buy Sale, Monday Oct. 10th

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On Monday, October 10th from 10,30-2 AWC will hold our monthly Bring and Buy Sale. This month’s sale is an All Donations/Half Price Off Everything Sale. It will be the last chance to bring in spring and summer clothing, as in November we´ll be switching over to winter mode. We hope to have a wide selection of clothes, as well as our usual range of household gadgets and linens, toys, shoes, handbags, books, accessories, costume jewelry and the like. So take advantage and clean out your closets to prepare for the fall and winter weather!! Bring your donations to the Clubhouse any weekday from 10-4 or on the day of the Sale itself, Monday the 10th. We´re located at Plaza República del Ecuador, 6 in easy walking distance from Metro Colombia. It goes without saying that anyone, whether an AWC member or not, is welcome to donate items to our Bring and Buy. Our monthly Bring and Buy Sale provides us with funds for Club overhead costs and for our charitable causes. We´d likewise appreciate all volunteers possible for the set up and the sales day. We will be setting up on Thursday and Friday, October 6th and 7th from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Oct. 1st Charity Benefit Concert Postponed

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Please take note that the Charity Benefit Concert scheduled for Oct. 1st has been postponed to a date to be announced.

Lynne Friedman Exhibit, St. George's Fete and Other AWC Activities for Week of Sept. 12th-16th

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Below you will find a summary of AWC activities for the week of September 12th-16th. For more information on any specific event, please click onto the September Bulletin to the right of this article and see pages 20-23 (unless otherwise indicated). Or ring the Club at 91-457 1108 or 636 863 923 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- Sept. 12th- Bring and Buy Sale from 10,30 to 2. Clean Up from 2-5. (see Bring and Buy article further down on this page).
TUESDAY- Sept. 13th- The Handicrafts and Mahjong groups meet at 11. Bridge Beginners/ Refresher Course from 2-4 p.m.
WEDNESDAY- Sept. 14th- Book Lovers Book Club at 11,30.
THURSDAY- Sept. 15th- Bridge at 11 a.m. and Country Line Dancing at 12,45. ALSO- St. George’s Summer Fete at 6 p.m. See attachment below
FRIDAY- September 16th- Lynne Friedman’s Photo Exhibit Inauguration at 7 p.m. (see pages 18-19 of September Bulletin).

Bring and Buy Sale on Monday, Sept. 12th from 10,30-2

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On Monday, September 12 from 10,30-2 AWC will hold our first Bring and Buy Sale after our summer closing. We will have a wide selection of summer clothing, as well as our usual range of household gadgets and linens, toys, handbags, books, accessories, costume jewelry and the like. Our monthly Bring and Buy Sale provides us with funds for Club overhead costs and for our charitable causes. We´d likewise appreciate all volunteers possible the sales day. Several of our usual helpers will be still be away, so please feel free to come in and lend us a hand either with the sale itself or with Operation Clean Up starting at 2 p.m. The more helping hands we have, the faster we can finish our chores. No heavy work involved if you´re not up to it. If you need more information about the Sale or how to make donations, ring the Club weekdays from 10-4 at 91-457-1108 or cell phone 636 863 923. Or leave your questions on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/awcmadrid/ Thanks for your ongoing support!!!

September Bulletin Now Available Online

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The September 2016 Bulletin has gone to press. It will be available to pick up at the Clubhouse some time during the first full week of September. Until then, take advantage and click onto the link under "Latest Bulletins" just to the right of this article and take a look at what's going on at AWC during the first month of our new Club year. Please let Nancy know if you´ll be picking up your copy in person so that we can save on postal fees!! Ring her at 91-457 1108 or 636 863 923. Welcome back to one and all and a very special welcome to our new members!!!

AWC is Open Again!

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AWC has reopened after the summer holidays. Opening hours in August are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. We are located at Plaza Republica Ecuador, 6. That is walking distance from Metro Colombia. Drop in during opening hours or ring AWC at 914571108 or 636 863 923.

AWC Activities for Week Of July 11th-15th

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Thanks to all who shopped, worked or donated at this month’s Bring and Buy. Our next Sale will take place on Sept. 12th. These are the final days of AWC activity before closing for the summer break on Friday, July 15th. We have a list for a gathering for the Out to Lunch Bunch on Wednesday 13th at Bangkok Restaurant on Wednesday, July 13th at 1:30. A phone call Monday or Tuesday will reserve your spot for lunch. Call Nancy or Nina by Tuesday evening, please. Some members have never lunched at this tasty and authentic Thai restaurant. It will be a treat.
C/Bordadores 15 (corner of Arenal)

Metro stop Opera. All buses and metro to Opera and walk up Arenal 3-4 blocks.

On Wednesday the 13th the Book Lovers will be meeting at 11,30 to talk about their favorite books, so if you have never had the opportunity, know you are welcome and guaranteed some good reading recommendations!

And on Thursday 14th to say good bye, if you want to have lunch at the Clubhouse, please reserve - we promise something worthwhile and of course reasonably priced - so sign-up and we will celebrate! Ring 91-457-1108 or 636 863 923 from 10-3.