SPECIAL ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS

2021-2022

In addition to our recurring programs and activities, 

WCA offers many special events for our members

that are annual, recurring, or one-time events.

These are advertised in our Thursday newsletter and require registration.

Some will be conducted via Zoom.

Otherwise, look for them when we can gather together again!


All events are subject to the COVID protocols on the date of the event.

NO REGISTRATIONS AT THIS TIME.

As of August 31, 2021, all indoor events are on HOLD

until the re-opening committee of the Federation reassesses the COVID situation in our community.


 Watch the Thursday newsletter for notification 

when JFGN determines it is safe to hold indoor activities and for registration information.


Koffee Klatch Year-Round

Monthly coffees, held in members’ homes, are open to ALL members. Contact Patti Bloom if you would like to host. RSVP per each newsletter announcement; there is no need to email to be part of the group. Koffee Klatch will resume when we can meet again inside in safety.

LIAISON: Patti Bloom: bloom1210@yahoo.com


Ted Talks (Technology, Entertainment and Design Talks) 

First and Third Tuesdays Year-Round * 10:00-11:30 a.m. Currently Via Zoom

Ted Talks are short, powerful, diverse videos of presentations in more than 100 languages from conferences around the world. Different topics will be chosen each month. A lively discussion will follow the video presentation. Currently meeting on Zoom. Moderated by WCA member Sonya Bloom.

Check the Thursday newsletter for topics and registration information.


New Member Coffees - Currently Via Zoom

Monthly coffees are offered in season at members’ homes for newer members to meet other new members and board members. Learn about all WCA has to offer  and how to make the most of your membership, including how to maneuver the Thursday newsletter. To sign up during "season" just respond to any of the New Member Coffee announcements in the Thursday newsletter. The announcement reads "New Member Coffees," not to be confused with "Koffee Klatch."  For questions, email Harriett.

LIAISON: Harriett Kleinman: hmkleinman@gmail.com

Cocktails and Conversations

Various Sundays

Meet new friends and enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at members’ homes. Couples and singles are welcome. Contact Susan if you would like to host. RSVP per each newsletter announcement.

Cocktails and Conversations will resume when we can meet again inside in safety.

LIAISON: Susan Garelick: lawbob@aol.com

Women and Wealth-Understanding Yours

DATES TBD * COST TBD

In this three-session class, participants will take the important first steps towards understanding their own personal financial situations. In a comfortable group setting, you will gain insights into your finances and learn: the facts about Financial Assets; how to organize statements and documents; how to get your affairs in order; basics of Wills and Trusts; Investment Terms; how to structure a diversified portfolio; and tips on how to hire a financial advisor. There will be handouts to enable you to work independently to get your finances organized.

INSTRUCTOR: Susan Rabin, CFP Retired (Certified Financial Planner).

Susan was a Sr. Vice President at RBC Wealth Management. Advising clients and managing portfolios was her passion and she continues helping others by educating women about money.

Art Studio Tours

Wednesday, December 15, 2021: * 10:00 AM   The Alley Art Tour

Wednesday, January 12, 2022: * 10:30 AM   Bonnie Marx / Home Studio

Wednesday, February 9, 2022: * 11:00 AM   Meeks Gallery

Wednesday, March 9, 2022: * 2:00 PM   Inspiration Studio/Paula Brody

Tuesday, March 15, 2022: * 2:00 PM   Marcia Goldstein/In-house Art Tour

Couples Canasta Night (WCA and MCA)

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 * The Vineyards

All four players must be members of WCA/MCA to sign up for dinner and canasta.

SAVE THE DATE.

Annual Mah Jongg Day

Thursday, January 13, 2021 * The Vineyards

Love to play Mah Jongg? Sign up for a table of 4 players. The venue allows a maximum of 140 players. The registration fee includes lunch at Wyndemere Country Club and a fun afternoon of Mah Jongg. Open to WCA members only.  SAVE THE DATE.

Writing an Ethical Will - Currently Via Zoom

Initial Presentation: Thursday January 20 2022
Workshops: Thursday, February 10; Thursday, March 3
, 2022; and Thursday, March 24, 2022 (if needed).

How do you want to be remembered? In your Last Will and Testament, you pass on your material possessions. By writing an Ethical Will, you create something more important: a written communication of your beliefs, what you have learned in your lifetime and expressions of love. You are conveying values, not valuables. 

Presented by David Rutstein

WOW Talks (Women of Wonder)

Monday, January 23, 2022 * 1:00-3:00PM

Short, five-minute presentations by WCA members sharing their talent or expertise with "ideas worth spreading" in the areas of Technology, Entertainment and Design.

LIAISONS: Iris Shur: irisjimshir@aol.com

Rhonda Brazina: rfbraz@aol.com

WCA North Canasta Day

Monday, February 7, 2022 * Hunter’s Ridge

Love to play Canasta? Sign up for a table of 4 players. The registration fee includes lunch. Open to WCA members only. SAVE THE DATE.


Community of Friendship Luncheon 

Monday, February 21, 2022•Hyatt Regency Coconut Point

Lunch is finally served!!

SAVE THE DATE.


International Potluck

DATE TBD

Bring an ethnic dish to taste, savor and share along with your stories of times spent abroad.


Annual Canasta Day

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 * The Vineyards

Love to play Canasta? Sign up for a table of 4 players. The registration fee includes lunch. Open to WCA members only. SAVE THE DATE.

The Women’s Cultural Alliance (WCA) is run entirely by volunteers. We are non-partisan, non-sectarian and welcome women of all faiths. WCA is an affinity group of the Jewish Federation of Greater Naples.


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