Calendar of Activities

We do many events each year

San Jose Woman’s Club hosts activities throughout the year, including fundraisers, lectures, concerts, and events that benefit the community. Some events are just for fun, such as our annual Irish Pub Party in March and the Ice Cream Social in August. The Club’s women’s speaker series, Words from Women of Wisdom, features notable women of Silicon Valley and highlights the achievements of women.

Visit some of our large events and fundraisers

November 20, 2017
  • Antiques Group: Darlene Tenes - Castro Family History in Alta & Baja California

    November 20, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    San Jose Woman's Club, 75 South 11th Street, San Jose, CA, United States

    The Antiques Group meets monthly, September through June, generally on the fourth Monday of the month, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Tea Room. A speaker presents information about an antiques topic each month. Guests bring a bag lunch, drinks and dessert are provided by the Antiques Section hostesses.

    Darlene Tenes will speak about the Castro family history in Alta & Baja California. It is really quite interesting, in fact it would make a great Telenovela. Yes, it is part of the same family that Castro Street and the Castro District in San Francisco are named after. On this day you'll learn about two Castro women, a mother and daughter who are etched in California history.

    The Besse Group was organized in 1967 by Besse Slonaker for those with an interest in antiques, collectibles and preservation. Dues of $10 per year help cover the cost of speakers.

    Get more information from Co-Chairs Sandy Swirsky and Alice Gosak Gary at antiques@sjwomansclub.org.

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November 26, 2017
  • Gingerbread House Decorating Party

    November 26, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    San Jose Woman's Club, 75 South 11th Street, San Jose, CA, United States

    Welcome the holidays at the San Jose Woman's Club Gingerbread House Decorating Party. Buy tickets now at http://www.sjwomansclub.org/gingerbread. $25 with house kit, $15 bring your own kit, $5 to cheer on a decorator.

    We provide decorations, light refreshments, Christmas music, and a fun way to create a holiday centerpiece without messing up your own kitchen! There will be a Gingerbread House Decorating Contest at 4:00 p.m. Prizes for the best house will be awarded. Children and Adult categories for prizes.

    You can also sponsor a child that wouldn't be able to attend. Sponsor opportunities available at http://www.sjwomansclub.org/gingerbread

    For more information, call 408-294-6919 or email gingerbread@sjwomansclub.org.

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December 5, 2017
  • Fall Bridge Lessons

    December 5, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    San Jose Woman's Club, 75 South 11th Street, San Jose, CA, United States

    Fall Bridge Lessons begin on Tuesday, September 26. All classes are on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Class dates are September 26, Oct. 3, 10, 24, and 31, and December 5.

    The Fall course is targeted to Intermediate level players and is taught by Master bridge teacher and Clubmember, Wendy Dewell. Classes are offered at a substantial discount for Clubmembers.

    For more info, call Wendy at 408-807-4596 or email bridgelessons@sjwomansclub.org.

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December 12, 2017
  • Bridge Group: Note special date

    December 12, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    San Jose Woman's Club, 75 S. 11th St., San Jose, CA 95112

    The Bridge Group meets on the third Tuesday of the month, from 10:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the Fireside Room. This month we are meeting on the second Tuesday because so many people are busy over the Christmas Holiday.

    The Group was organized in 1966 by Besse Slonaker for a few enthusiastic bridge players. Players at all levels are welcome! Bring your lunch; coffee, tea, and dessert will be provided. $1 Kitty.

    For more information, email Chair Kathy Vita, bridge@sjwomansclub.org

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December 13, 2017
  • San Jose Woman's Club Board Meeting

    December 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    San Jose Woman's Club, 75 South 11th Street, San Jose, CA, United States

    The San Jose Woman's Club Board of Directors meets on the second Tuesday of the month, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. All Clubmembers are welcome to attend.

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December 14, 2017
  • Needle Arts Section

    December 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    San Jose Woman's Club, 75 S 11th St, San Jose, CA 95112, USA

    Needle Arts meets on the second and fourth Thursday of the month from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Clubhouse.

    The Needle Arts Section was created in 2009 for those interested in all forms of needle arts. Members work on and discuss sewing, quilting, and needlework projects of their own and work on group projects that benefit local children and women. All materials are provided for group projects.

    Christmas stockings for shelter

    For more information, email Chair Sandy Swirsky at needlearts@sjwomansclub.org.

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December 18, 2017
  • Antiques Group: All Club Holiday Potluck and Boutique

    December 18, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    San Jose Woman's Club, 75 South 11th Street, San Jose, CA, United States

    The Antiques Group meets monthly, September through June, generally on the fourth Monday of the month, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Tea Room. A speaker presents information about an antiques topic each month. Guests bring a bag lunch, drinks and dessert are provided by the Antiques Section hostesses.

    This month, we are meeting a week early and enjoying an All club Holiday Potluck and boutique fund raiser for Clubhouse preservation. Our historic venue's windows are in need of repair.

    The Besse Group was organized in 1967 by Besse Slonaker for those with an interest in antiques, collectibles and preservation. Dues of $10 per year help cover the cost of speakers.

    Get more information from Co-Chairs Sandy Swirsky and Alice Gosak Gary at antiques@sjwomansclub.org.

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  • Mahjong Group - special date

    December 18, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    San Jose Woman's Club, 75 South 11th Street, San Jose, CA, United States

    The Mahjong Group, formed in 2010 for all levels of players, meets on the second and fourth Mondays at the Clubhouse from 1:00-3:30 p.m. in the Club's Fireside Room.

    This month we are meeting on the 3rd Monday due to the Christmas holiday.

    All levels, from beginner to advanced, are welcome to join in the fun and excitement of this game. For more information, email Co-Chairs Sally Beste and Diana Wirt at mahjong@sjwomansclub.org.

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