Sections

The Club is organized into Sections for the promotion of friendship and the study of special subjects, or the carrying on of its various branches of work. Members may belong to more than one section. Check out our current list of Sections below.  Contact Us for more information!

 

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Bridge
What:  A trick-taking game using a standard 52-card deck. It is played by four players in two competing partnerships, with partners sitting opposite each other around a table.
When:  First Friday, September through May.  Social 9:30 am, Play 10:00 am.
Where:  Canada Larga Room of the Poinsettia Pavilion
Contact:  Mary Middaugh

 

Duplicate Bridge
What:  The same Bridge deal (i.e. the specific arrangement of the 52 cards into the four hands) is played at each table and scoring is based on relative performance. In this way, every hand, whether strong or weak, is played in competition with others playing the identical cards, and the element of skill is heightened while that of chance is reduced.
When:  Fourth Friday, January through October.  Social 9:30 am, Play 10:00 am.
Where:  Canada Larga Room of the Poinsettia Pavilion
Contact:  Saima Needham, Terri Nichols, Mary Middaugh

 

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Bunko
What:  A social dice game played in teams with three dice. Play is for approximately two hours with a short break halfway through to enjoy a light snack provided by the hostess of the month.
When:  First Monday, year round.  Social 12:45 pm, Play 1:00 pm.
Where:  Dudley House, 197 N Ashwood Ave in Ventura
Contact:  Anita Hensley

 

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Canasta
What:  A card game of the Rummy family of games played by four in two partnerships with two standard decks of cards.  There is a short social hour half way through with refreshments provided by the hostess of the month.
When:  Third Friday, year round. 12 pm to 4 pm.
Where:  Poinsettia Pavilion
Contact:  Rosemary Wilde, Joan Jayasinghe

 

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Garden of Eatin’
What:  There is no structure to the monthly luncheon other than to enjoy a few hours having lunch and visiting with friends. Sometimes these are combined with a fundraising event.
When:  Third Tuesday, year round.  11:30 am.
Where:  Restaurant selected by the hostess of the month.
Contact:  Diane Paxton

 

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Epsilon Sigma Omicron (ESO)
What: Combines our passion for reading and an easy way to achieve levels of recognition for doing what we enjoy. A casual group that shares books of all types.
When:  First Friday, year round.  10:30 am – 12:00 pm.
Where:  Informal gathering at chair’s home. Occasional field trips.
Contact:  Shirley Lorraine

 

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Shop for Fun-Dough (SFFD)
What:  Joint fundraising effort with local vendors.  Members listen to and see demonstrations of the various products and services the vendors have to offer. In exchange for your time and/or purchases the club receives” Fun-Dough”.  Members are encouraged to support the merchants and to give their receipts to the chairperson who at the end of the year redeems the “Fun-Dough” and receipts for cash.
When:  Second Friday, year round.  9:30 am to 11:30 am.
Where:  Bible Fellowship Church on the corner of Johnson and Ralston in Ventura
Contact:  Cosima VanBuskirk, Diane Paxton

 

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Evening Section
What:  Monthly meeting designed for working women who are unable to attend the daytime activities. Fun activities are chosen by the monthly hostess. Updates from the general daytime meetings are shared.
When: Third Thursday, January through October.  7 pm to 9 pm.
Where:  Location is selected by monthly hostess.
Contact:  Anita Hensley, Sharon Bacon