Open to all members. Members discuss the movie of the month which is chosen by the chair. It is held on the 2nd Friday of the month
A Christmas Party for children ages 2 to 12. The children can have their photo taken with Santa, make an ornament, listen to stories, and write a letter to Santa. Snacks, drinks, and special treats are provided. This is a fun event for children!
TRASH TO TREASURE
This is one of our major fundraisers. It is held the last weekend in April and is open to the public. Members donate clothes, household items, furniture, collectibles, and other miscellaneous items. A boutique section features finer clothes, shoes, and handbags. These items are collected all year to be sold to the public. There is no charge for this event. Contact the Club to donate items throughout the year.
A festive holiday dinner utilizing members’ decorated tables from the previous day’s General Meeting. It is held the evening after the December meeting. Members often invite friends and family to join them in this non-hosted event.
FGWC holds one card party a year. This is a fundraising event and a lot of fun. Attendees can participate in Bridge, Bunco, and Mahjong. Lunch is served, and participants are given the opportunity to win raffle prizes.
ANTIQUE SHOW AND SALE
This is a major fundraiser for FGWC which is a three-day event held in the spring. Vendors purchase space in our Clubhouse to sell their antiques, memorabilia, and collectibles. Members contribute collectible items for our silent auction table. Salads, sandwiches, and pie are available for purchase.
The party is held the night before the show with an opportunity for early shopping. Members and their guest may attend this non-hosted event.
FASHION SHOW AND SILENT AUCTION:
The Fashion Show is our first fundraiser of our new year. We feature local business’ fashions and use members as models. Ticket price includes an afternoon of lunch, fashions, and an opportunity to bid on Silent Auction items. The event is open to the public.
LITTLE FREE LENDING LIBRARY
We have two little libraries at Mental Health Systems. Appropriate books are provided to the children’s and the adult libraries each month. The books are donated or purchased with funds given to FGWC.
This project is conducted at Rescue the Children which is a division of the Fresno Rescue Mission. Our volunteer members have been reading a minimum of once a month with the children since 2015. Readings are held every Wednesday and Friday throughout the year.