Featured Massachusetts Club Events
The Annual Metrowest Princess Boutique is quickly approaching on Saturday, March 16th and the GFWC Marlborough Junior Woman's Club needs your help! They anticipate serving over 200 students. Shop their Amazon Wish List for purses and other items: https://www.amazon.com/regist.../gl/guest-view/2GJ4QOMCFX8TG
Your donation will ship directly to their local boutique representative.
They are always looking for current styled new or gently used dresses as well as shoes, purses and jewelry. If you are unsure what to buy you can donate directly thru Venmo @MarlboroughJuniors
Sign up to volunteer for this rewarding opportunity! https://www.mwprincessboutique.com/volunteer/
The Ousamequin Club presents Dr. Fred Dunford, BA, MA/PhD, from the Plimoth Patuxet Museum
Archeologist, Horticulture Lead and Public History Educator speaking on The Role of the Wampanoag Women in the Pilgrim Gardens on Monday, March 4th @ 1:30 pm.
All are welcome.
Location: Cole-Yeaton Senior Center, 10 Wally Krueger Way, Bridgewater, MA
There is no charge for this program. Donations for the Bridgewater Food Pantry, toiletries for ProjectPACK (both local organizations) or used books for More Than Words—are appreciated. There will be a short business meeting at 1 p.m.
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Bridgewater Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
The GFWC Bay State Contemporary Club is holding a "Spring BINGO Mania" Membership BINGO event on Sunday, April 7th.
Attendees will play 10 games of BINGO, enjoy sweet and savory snacks, and have the opportunity to wine some fabulous prizes!
Contact Donna Shibley (413.519.1845) to reserve your spot)
The GFWC Marlborough Junior Woman's Club will hold a Marlboro Family Fun event with the Marlborough Lions Club on Sunday, May 5th at Ward Park from 11am-3pm.
FREE FAMILY FUN!!
Games, Activities, Food & Beer Trucks, Entertainment, Artisans/Vendors, Raffles and More!
The event is on FaceBook:
Marlboro Family Fun Festival 2024 | Facebook
Club Events held in November/December 2023
The Junior Women's Club of Walpole held their 3rd Annual Walpole Festival of Trees event on December 2nd and 3rd at the Walpole Senior Center, 60 South Street in Walpole.
Raffle tickets were bought to bid on the tree(s) one wished to win. All trees were donated by local businesses, organizations and families.
Admission was $5.00 for seniors, $10.00 for adults, with children free.
All monies raised was donated to organizations that the JWCW supports.
The GFWC Marlborough Junior Woman's Club held their Holiday Shopping Boutique on Wednesday, November 29th from 7:00-9:00 pm at the Marlborough Country Club.
This holiday fundraiser offered unique gifts for sale, a cash bar, light d'oeuvres, and many raffle prizes to take a chance on winning.
Donations were accepted for their MetroWest Princess Boutique (prom dresses, purses, shoes, jewelry).
The event is on FaceBook:
11th Annual Holiday Shopping Boutique | Facebook
The GFWC Greater Taunton Woman's Club held a Holiday Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, December 9th from 9:00am to 12:00 pm at the Winthrop Street Baptist Church, 39 Winthrop Street, Taunton.
Tickets: Adults $10; Child $5 (3 to 12yrs) 2 & under FREE.
They featured stories and songs with Mrs. Claus, cookie decoration, roll-ups, raffles and door prizes.
The event is on FaceBook:
Holiday Pancake Breakfast | Facebook
The Needham Woman's Club hosted their Holiday Lights Tour from opening night on December 10th thru December 31st. Downloads were available for their House Tour routes to take in the festive lights and decorations of the homes and neighborhoods from the safety and comfort of your car. Tour voting began on December 10th and ended on December 31st.
The Holiday House Tour is the single largest fundraiser the club does all year. Proceeds from the tour help fund the financial donations the NWC provides to Needham community programs and organizations.
Club Events held in November 2023
The Junior Women's Club of Walpole held their 10th Annual Red, White and Brew Tasting Event on Friday, November 3rd where a sampling of wine, beers and spirits was offered. Held at the Walpole Country Club at 333 Baker Street in Walpole ~ Tickets were $45.
Hosted by the JWCW and Walpole Wine and Spirits, proceeds will benefit Walpole Veterans and other club projects.
The Westford Women’s Club was proud to be partnering with the League of Women Voters of Westford to bring Fredie Kay back to Westford to talk about the transition for Suffrage100MA to the virtual Massachusetts Women’s History Museum. The program on November 8th is free and was held at the Westford Museum. If you are able to attend please let Lynne Stader know.
Click below for their event on The Westford Historical Society & Museum site:
Honoring Massachusetts Women Past and Present, Fredie Kay, President and Founder Suffrage 100MA – The Westford Historical Society & Museum
The Millbury Women's Club held a Ladies Night Out 2023 on November 10th at the VFW Charles F. Minney Post #3 in Millbury, MA to see comedian, Kelly McFarland.
Kelly is an experienced stand-up comedian, with an extensive and well-rounded resume including comedy clubs, theaters, colleges, festivals, television appearances and entertaining US troops overseas.
This fun evening with loads of laughter with their guest comedian, also featured some great raffles, refreshments, and cash bar.
Tickets were $30.00 with limited space.
The GFWC Dedham Junior Women's Club is hosting their 40th Annual Craft Fair on Saturday, November 18th from 9:00am-3:00pm at the Dedham Middle School, 70 Whiting Avenue, Dedham. Admission is $5.00.
Over 80 juried crafters will be featured, and lunch will be served in the school cafeteria. Raffles will give you a chance to win some of the fabulous, donated items.
Check them out on FaceBook:
Craft Fair | Facebook
Club Events held in October 2023
The GFWC Marlborough Junior Woman's Club held their Community Trunk or Treat event on Sunday, October 22nd at the Campus at Marlborough.
This free family-friendly fundraiser offered children safe trick or treated from community-sponsored cars with themed & decorated trunks.
Check out their Facebook event:
GFWC Marlborough Junior Woman's Club Community Trunk Or Treat 2023 | Facebook
The GFWC Greater Taunton Woman's Club was happy to sponsor their Soup Sampler & More fundraiser and community event on Saturday, October 21st at the Winthrop Street Baptist Church in Taunton.
Admission was $15 for adults and $7.00 for children.
An exciting basket raffle was also held.
The Needham Woman's Club held a Think Pink...and Party Like It's Your Birthday celebration on Wednesday, October 4th at the Needham Golf Club. Admission was $30.00 which included appetizers, one pink drink, and a raffle ticket.
Special guest was comedian, Jane Carroll.
Proceeds will benefit the Needham Community Council's Birthday Bag Program.
Club Events held June through August 2023
The Millbury Women's Club hosted Dan (the Singing Trooper) and his wife Mary (a coloratura soprano) Clark on Friday, June 9th. The Millbury Women's Club partnered with the Millbury Public Schools to fund a Mental Health Awareness initiative in the schools in cooperation with NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health) were supported.
The GFWC Agawam Junior Women's Club hosted a free family Touch a Truck event on Saturday, August 12th held at the Bethany Assembly of God parking lot in Agawam. Non-perishable foods were brought as an admission fee.
The LPVEC school bus was there for a First-Time Bus Rider opportunity where attendees boarded the bus and learned safe bus riding techniques.
Club Events held in April and May 2023
The GFWC Agawam Junior Women's Club was happy to host their Spring Fest II on Sunday, May 27th (the rain date) from 9:00am-3:00pm at the Agawam School Street Park. There were over 60 vendors, food trucks, raffles, games for kids, a live band and so much more!
AJWC SpringFest | Facebook
A surprise visit from the Nort h Pole from Mrs. Claus also happened.
The Millbury Women's Club hosted a Ladies Night Out with special guest author Hank Phillippi Ryan on Friday, April 14th at the Charles F. Minney Post #3, 16 S. Main Street in Millbury, MA.
As the USA Today's bestselling author of 14 thrillers, Hank has won numerous awards including five Agatha's, four Anthony's, and the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award.
During the event, guests had the opportunity to purchase her newest novel, The House Guest.
The Junior Woman's Club of Walpole was happy to host their Spring Fling Fashion Show on Thursday April 6th at the Four Points Sheraton in Norwood. Corporate sponsor was Dedham Savings Bank. Fashions featured were from Banana Republic and Mystyle Boutique. Dinner, drinks, DJ, and fabulous raffles added to the fun. They were so excited to host this event after missing the fun for the past 3 years.
Club Events held in March 2023
The GFWC Agawam Junior Women's Club held a Friendsgiving Lucky Ladies' Friends Nite on Thursday March 9th.
Attendees learn about the GFWC Agawam Junior Women's Club and shopped local vendors!
Proceeds from the event will support ongoing club projects.
The GFWC Bay State Contemporary Club held a Friendsgiving "Let's Laugh Day" Membership BINGO event on Sunday March 19th.
Attendees played 10 games of BINGO, enjoyed sweet and savory snacks, and had fun sharing favorite jokes!
GFWC Marlborough Junior Woman’s Club hosted their annual Metrowest Princess Boutique on Saturday, March 25, 2023. They provided gowns, shoes, jewelry, handbags and make-up to over 150 girls. It was a year-long event of preparation and several intense days of setup, event and breakdown.
Watch this year's event highlights ~
The Millbury Women's Club held their annual Pancreatic Pansy Sale on Friday, March 31st at the VFW Charles F. Minney Post #3 in Millbury, MA to support the Pancreatic Cancer Alliance and groundbreaking pancreatic cancer research at UMass Medical School.
Thank you to all who supported their efforts.