The Westport Woman's Club

The Westport Woman’s Club, founded in 1907, is a non-profit, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) philanthropic organization dedicated to volunteerism and the raising of funds in support of the charitable, educational, cultural and public health services in Westport and surrounding towns.

 

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Mark your calendars for the Westport Woman’s Club’s 2017 Yankee Doodle Fair coming up Father’s Day weekend. It’s fun for the whole family!

2017 Yankee Doodle Fair Hours:

Thursday, June 15, 6pm to 10pm
Friday, June 16, 6pm to 10pm
Saturday, June 17, 1pm to 10pm
Sunday, June 18, 1pm to 5pm

Come enjoy one of Fairfield County’s longest running Fairs with Amusement Rides, International Food, Face Painting, Sand Art, Lucky Prize Drawing, Bake Sale, Raffle, and more. Our Curio Cottage Thrift Shop will be open for bargain hunters.  Click here for Full Yankee Doodle Fair Information.

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An afternoon of fun was had by all at the Westport Woman’s Club Bingo Bonanza on Sunday, May 21st. Continue Reading

May Club Day consisted of a traditional May Tea.  Members donned their favorite festive hats to welcome Spring at the WWC.  Attendees enjoyed an assortment of delicious Tea Sandwiches: watercress cucumber, deviled egg, curried chicken, French ham and butter, tuna and vegetables on assorted breads, and mini desserts. Beautiful flowers adorned the Buffet Table.  In addition, Art from the WWC Art Show, was on display. Continue Reading

The Westport Woman’s Club’s held it’s Art Show fundraiser, curated by Miggs Burroughs at Bedford Hall on April 29 -30.  Art Show chair Jo Luscombe noted that this year’s show builds on last year’s success and continues the long WWC tradition of partnering with 14 local artists to generate sales for them and funds for local scholarships.  Westportnow Website Gallery. Continue Reading

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On May 24, the Westport Woman’s Club’s Community Services Chairwoman, Sarah Menchaca,  presented Grant Awards  to 28 local charities in the amount of $30,000. The funds for these awards are raised through various fundraisers throughout the year and our biggest fundraiser, the Yankee Doodle Fair.

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On Saturday, May 13th, WWC members  volunteered to help with the largest food donation day of the year.  They received the  National Letter Carrier’s Food Drive contributions, sorting, dating and bagging the donations.

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The Westport Woman’s Club offers a Scholarship to an outstanding adult enrolled in a post-secondary educational program. The award will be based on financial need and applicant goals upon program completion. Applications are due by April 10, 2017. Please call the Westport Women’s Club at (203) 227-4240 if you have any questions.

Click here to print an application (adult scholarship application)

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On Tuesday, May 9, the Westport Woman’s Club Garden Club Members visited the NY Botanical Gardens and took a self-guide tour of the Chihuly Exhibit.   

 

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Curio Cottage Thrift Shop
The Westport Woman’s Club
44 Imperial Avenue
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 227-4240

The Curio Cottage will be changing their hours for SATURDAY ONLY 
starting April 22nd.  The shop will be open from 11:00am-2:00pm on Saturdays.

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Wakeman Farm Spring Dance at The Westport Woman’s Club.  See photos below.

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The Gourmet Group met Tuesday, March 21 and had a demonstration on various types of fried rice. The guest chefs were Ralph Hunt, John Zline and Sarah Crews (our granddaughter). In the clip, Jerry and Barbara Gladnick are watching and commenting on the cooking. The menu was Fried Rice with Shrimp, Thai Fried Rice and Rosemary, Olive Oil and Orange Cake. The dessert was provided by Heike Martin and Dorothy Packer. (see video below) Continue Reading

The Garden Club was busy today making beautiful flower arrangements at their Valentine’s Day Workshop. Continue Reading

The Garden Room is preparing beautiful fresh wreaths, swags and boxwood trees for the holidays.  To guarantee availability, please submit your order by Friday, November 18, 2016.  Click here for:  Order Form.