A not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization Serving the community since 1925 in Philanthropy, Community Needs, the Arts, Education including programs on Literature and Writing, and Well Being programs for all ages.
The Bronxville Women’s Club’s activities are vast and attract men and women of all ages along with children. We again have men as members, along with those whose wives are members. This section will highlight meetings and events that do not necessarily fall under the programs of the Music, Art, Literature, or Philanthropy Committees. Joint with Education Committee on subjects pertaining to everyday living.
No committee or chair as of the printing of the yearbook. However, we have already scheduled some events that we would like to present during the year that would be under this Section. There will be more events added during the 2016-17 season. Do check the website often, the monthly newsletter, or call the club for additions.
Historic tours of Bronxville, Eastchester, and Tuckahoe. Learn more about where we live! Then, enjoy luncheon in one of the great restaurants in each town.
Sunday, October 30. 11:00 A.M. We’ll take the Tuckahoe Trolley on an historic tour of Bronxville and Tuckahoe, stopping at the historic sites. Richard Forlato will be our docent.
Tuesday, November 29. 11 A.M. Learn about the Bronxville Art Colony! Jayne Warman will be our docent as we view the beautiful art works of former Bronxville artists located in Bronxville Village Hall and the Bronxville Library. We’ll also view vintage postcards and photographs of Bronxville. The Bronxville Historical Conservancy has collected and catalogued these paintings.
Date and Time: TBA. A visit to the 1835 Marble School House in Chester Heights. Maintained by the Eastchester Historical Society. Our docent will be Westcehster County Legislator Sheila Marcotte.
Sunday, February 5. 5:30 pm. Super Bowl Party! View the game on the BWC's 20 foot screen. Movies and videos in the Patio Room for those who do not wish to view the whole game. Supervised activities for the kids!
Friday, February 10. 6:30 pm. Dinner followed by a presentation on “the way West” which explores several complex stories on North America’s movement westward that stood to change the course of the continent. Our guest lecturer will be Dr. Laura M. Chmielewski, an associate professor at SUNY Purchase where she teaches early American, Atlantic World, and public history.
Saturday, May 6. Time: TBA. Kentucky Derby Day. More information will be coming.