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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.

Help Preserve SJWC's mission by donating now. You can aslo shop Amazon smile to donate.

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Recent News

  • Read all about SJWC events and news in our monthly email bulletin, The Poppy.
  • Second Annual OktoBRAfest
    Sunday, October 18, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
    $20 advance, $25 at the door Buy Tickets Now!

    Come hoist a beer, enjoy a sausage and support homeless and at-risk women. Get full details.
  • Author Event: Brian Selznick Interview and Booksigning
    Monday, October 26, 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.

    Doors open at 6:00 p.m., Presentation at 7:00 p.m., booksigning to follow.
    $10 admits two and can be applied to selected book purchases
    Buy Tickets Now
    SJWC is proud to partner with Hicklebee's Books to host Brian Selznick, author and illustrator of Wonderstruck and The Invention of Hugo Cabret, which was adapted into the Oscar-winning movie Hugo. Brian will discuss and sign his newly released book, The Marvels. The book is available for purchase at Hicklebee's, at the event, or online from Hicklebee's. Light refreshments will be available for purchase.
    Get full details.
  • SJWC 2015-2016 Calendar now Available Check the SJWC Google Calendar on our Events page and add your favorites to your own Google calendar.


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In past decades, the building was available only by the referral of a club member, but today the doors are open to the general public with advance reservation. Rental Information

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