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
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