We hold our Board Meetings

on the first Thursday of the months of

September, October, November, December, February, March April  

at 10:30 a.m.

Followed by our General Meeting*

at 1:00 pm at 
     The Douglaston Club - 600 West Drive, Douglaston 11363

Our Annual General Meeting and Luncheon Fundraiser

is held on the first week in May

*no General Meetings are held on January and September

2022 Monthly Programs 

February 10, 2022

 “Hour Children”

We will be informed and discuss “Hour Children”, a recognized and celebrated philanthropy that has done transformative work with incarcerated women at Bedford Hills and Taconic. You will learn about their food pantry, day care center, and comprehensive post release program for formerly incarcerated women and their children.

 

March 3, 2022 

Irish Heritage Harp and Vocal Concert

Thrill to the sounds of Irish traditional music played on the harp.  These lilting tunes have crept into many of the adventurous improvisations you will hear realized on this extraordinary instrument.  In addition, you will enjoy the accompanying voice of an Irish tenor.   Our renowned harpist has played for President Obama and the Irish Prime Minister. Mia Theodoratus is currently teaching at Sarah Lawrence College and the Irish Arts Center.

 

April 7, 2022 

Underneath the Paramount Hotel: The Diamond Horseshoe Story - Tentative

 

Be swept away on a night club  adventure while watching a screening of an award winning documentary about the Diamond Horseshoe located in Manhattan's Paramount Hotel.  This 1940's dinner theater club was the brain-child of Billy Rose.  Gene Kelly and Betty Grable entertained here while glamorous patrons dined and danced.  Interviews with surviving 6-feet tall showgirls are included. Jesse David Harris is the Executive Director, creator and narrator of this documentary and staff photographer for the Lever House Art Collection.

 

May 6, 2022  

Annual Meeting and Fundraiser Reception at North Hills Country Club

Special luncheon reception to commemorate the 106th Anniversary of the Woman's Club of Douglaston founded in 1916.

2021 Monthly Programs 

October 7, 2021

WCD Fashion Hat Exhibit - 100 Years of Douglastonian Hats

November 5, 2021

Georgia O’Keefe: Flower Power

We will learn about this artist who has been described as the “undisputed doyenne of American painting” in a slideshow/lecture format. The focus will be on this fearless, modest woman and her own refined, slightly removed art. The extraordinary life of the woman behind the masterpieces will be delved into and discussed.

Louise Cella Caruso is a noted art historian who has studied at CW Post, the Metropolitan, the Louvre, Prado, Vatican and Uffizi. 

 

December 2, 2021  

Holiday Program