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The San Josť Woman's Club has been a formal organization since 1894, when nine women first gathered to discuss forming an alliance. At that time, women across the nation were forming clubs to study and discuss various topics of importance.

Today, SJWC is focused on providing scholarships for local students, funding local and women's charitable organizations, preserving its landmark Clubhouse, and providing a home for like-minded people to gather together to enjoy camaraderie and work on mutual goals. Download the Club backgrounder for more information.

Funds for SJWC's charitable work come from donations, fundraising events, and rental of our historic Clubhouse. Help Preserve SJWC's mission by donating now. Your donation is fully tax deductible.

You can also shop Amazon smile to donate. Click here for information about renting the Clubhouse for your event or meeting.

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Recent News

  • March with SJWC in the Rose, White and Blue Parade,
    Tuesday, July 4, 8:00 a.m.

    San Jose Woman's Club is marching in the Rose, White and Blue Parade! Email if you are interested in participating. Or simply come cheer us on at any point on the parade route! Assemble for the parade at 8 a.m. The parade begins at 10 a.m. For details, see
  • 10th Annual SJWC Ice Cream Social
    Sunday, August 20, 2:00 p.m.
    Free and Open to All - No RSVP needed
    • 2:00 p.m. - Doors open; Enjoy a "decorate it yourself" cupcake bar and ice cream sundaes featuring Treat and Wonder Ice Creams while listening to the Sail Away Ladies. See the latest Clubhouse improvements. Our special guests: Donors to the Kitchen Floor Project.
    • 2:30 p.m. - 100th Birthday celebration for Club member and native San Josean Betty Ann Chandler. She danced on the stage of the Clubhouse at its dedication, has been a Club member since 1940, and is one of five generations of women in her family to belong to the Club.
    • 3:15 p.m.- Presentation by local author Krista Van Laan about the Clubhouse's architects Wolfe and Higgins. Krista has recently written "Wolfe & Higgins: Master Architects of the Spanish Revival." The book features the San Jose Woman's Club and the homes of Clubmembers Rose Crimi and Maxine Lubow along with many other architectural jewels by this famed team. Following Krista's presentation, she will sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase at the event. Any many of the buildings in the book will be featured on a tour presented by Preservation Action Council of San Jose on Saturday, August 26.
  • Malcom Jones announced as 2017-2018 SJWC Vocal Scholar
    Congratulations to Malcom Jones, who was awarded SJWC's 2017-2018 Vocal Scholarship on April 10. Seven San Jose State University vocal scholars competed before a panel of judges and a live audience for the the scholarship. Following performances that dazzled the audience with the quality and talent of the students, guests met the performers over cookies and coffee while the judges deliberated. Mr. Jones will perform in concert this fall at the Clubhouse.
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