Please join us for our Welcome Coffees, held on the second Wednesday of each month. Our coffees provide the opportunity for both old and new members to get together and to socialize. This is a great way to get acquainted and make new connections. Our coffees feature occasional guest speakers on a variety of interesting and informative topics.
Once a month, luncheons are organized at area restaurants. These dining out experiences offer a fun time and the opportunity to experience the diversity of cuisines that Walnut Creek and the Diablo Valley have to offer. Our two big luncheons of the year are the Founder's Day Luncheon in October and the Installation Luncheon in June.
Twice a year, we dress up a bit, grab our husbands, partners or other guests, and gather together for special events: the Winter Social and the Summer Social. From time to time, other large group socials will be added to the calendar throughout the year. In the past, we have enjoyed a Wine Country event, a progressive dinner and some very special cocktail parties.
If you enjoy reading and discussing books from an array of genres and authors, this is the group for you! This is a great way to add diversity to your reading list and to share your reading experience. Many book selections are chosen from the New York Times Bestsellers list. The group meets monthly at various locations.
Tricks, ruffs, doubles, and contracts. Is this familiar language to you? Those of you who love to play bridge are definitely in the right place. WCANNC welcomes bridge players of all levels. So many of our members enjoy this popular game that you will surely find women to play at your level, no matter what that might be.
Anyone can play and will enjoy this rousing dice game! No experience needed. Gatherings are held one evening a month in the home of a member. If you only want to play once in a while, you can be added to the list of substitutes. Come join us!
The Movies/Documentaries Group meets monthly to attend a movie, followed by lively discussion. Typically, members choose a current motion picture to see and discuss. Several times a year, the group meets at the home of a member to view and discuss a documentary. If you enjoy films accompanied by stimulating and interesting discussions, you will enjoy this group.
Our members volunteer in a variety of ways to support local charitable organizations, including making Easter baskets for St. Vincent de Paul, working with Bay Area Crisis Nursery, and assisting at Trinity Center. We meet monthly at various locations. If you are passionate about making a difference in our community, this is the group for you.
Foodies meet monthly in the home of a member for themed pot luck luncheons. This group boasts numerous great cooks and food connoisseurs! Our goal is to share recipes and food experiences with fellow foodies.The hostess selects the theme and recipes and the attendees each bring a dish. Themes in the past have included Mardi Gras, Irish Surf & Turf, A New England Feast, Fruitful Bounty, and many other fun and inspiring themes. This group boasts numerous great cooks and food connoisseurs!
Walk and Talk
Several times a month, this group meets for organized walks. Keeping in mind the diverse levels of fitness of all of our members, we organize walks that everyone will enjoy. We are fortunate that our community maintains so many beautiful open spaces and we take advantage of all that our community has to offer. If you would like to improve or maintain your fitness while exploring the natural beauty of Walnut Creek and its surroundings, consider joining this group.
The Mah Jongg group came about as a suggestion from members who wanted to learn how to play this ancient and enjoyable pastime. Members enjoy the benefit of free lessons, and opportunities to play in a stress-free, friendly and supportive environment, while learning the nuances of the game. We are always open to new players, and we play for the enjoyment of the game and for the friendship.
granny-nanny play group
Are you a granny-nanny? Do you love your grandchild(ren), but crave some adult interaction? This is the group for you. The group meets at local libraries for story time, followed by outdoor play in a nearby park, weather permitting. This provides the children with the opportunity to socialize with playmates and the grannies provide support for one another.
Spirited Ladies Group
The Spirited Ladies meet one evening a month to enjoy cocktails and appetizers. The group's members share recipes and enjoy "spirited" conversation. Every third month, we organize a "Happy Hour" outing at one of our local establishments. We welcome everyone, so even if you don't drink, if you would like to make new friends, this is your girls' night out group.
Hand stitchers GROUP
This is a group for those who like to stitch, be it knitting, crochet, needlepoint, cross stitch, etc. If you don’t know how but want to learn, please join us while we share what we love to create. Bring your projects along, we will stitch, talk, plan and share.
Looking for a lively way to spend the afternoon? Become a Gamer! The Gamers Group meets monthly at various locations for an afternoon of games. Currently the group is playing Mexican Train Dominos. Come join us and get your game on!