Monday, September 20th, 2021 “Parody of Woman’s Club History”
Sometimes you just need a laugh. Join us as our very own President takes a look at the history of the Woman’s Club of Sewickley Valley. Evolution has touched the world and the Woman’s Club is not exempt. We will take a look at where we have been and where we plan to be – with a bit of a stop everywhere in between. This program will be informational and fun for established members, new ones, and guests alike.
Monday, October 4, 2021 A 60’s Bash
Join us for the party of the century. Let’s celebrate the 60’s! Have a little fun and come dressed in whatever reminds you of the 60’s. Dress is of course optional but guaranteed to be a lot of fun. Enjoy lunch and a 60’s dance party including good food, a great DJ – Stephanie Crooks of Premium Soundz – and all of the music that was so much a part of the 1960’s. The 60’s were one of the most tumultuous and divisive decades in the United States. It was marked by the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War and antiwar protests as well as political assassinations. It gave birth to the “generation gap.” But through it all, we learned to communicate with a language appreciated by all: music
Monday, October 25, 2021 A Beekeepers Story
Master beekeeper, author and nationally recognized lecturer Stephen Repasky is the owner and operator of Meadow Sweet Apiaries. He will join us for an afternoon of information and honey. Stephen is a second-generation beekeeper. He is certified through the Eastern Apicultural Society and is the current President of the Pennsylvania State Beekeepers Association. He manages the apiary program at Pittsburgh International Airport where there are nearly 100 colonies used in honey production, research studies and queen production. Pittsburgh International Airport is home to the largest apiary program in the country located entirely on airport property.
Stephen’s first book was published by Wicwas Press in 2014 entitled “Swarm Essentials” and can be found teaching beekeeping classes and workshops in the Pittsburgh area.
For more information on Stephen and his bees please go to www.meadowsweetbees.com
Monday, November 15, 2021 An Antique Roadshow
Bring your family treasures and find out if they are truly valuable or simply treasures to you. We will be joined by Kurt Shaw, IFAA, AAM, Certified Member of International Fine Art Appraisers and the American Alliance of Museums.
A nationally recognized appraiser of art, antiques, furniture and other valuable items, Mr. Shaw has worked as a professional appraiser since 2002. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Fine Arts, Mr. Shaw also served as the art critic for the Pittsburgh Tribute-Review for 16 years. He has owned and operated Shaw Galleries, and art and antiques gallery on Liberty Avenue in Pittsburgh for 10 years.
He will individually evaluate up to two treasurers per person, bringing to the group’s attention any truly special treasures that may be discovered. Don’t miss this one!
For more information: www.appraisersforestates.com
Monday, December 11, 2021 “Tales and Tunes of Christmas”
We are ushering in the holiday season with an entertaining powerhouse. Tim Hartman is a multi-talented performer. Hailing from the “Burgh,” his acting and singing have taken him to Broadway where he appeared in A Tale of Two Cities and the Tony nominated Finian’s Rainbow. Tim also is a mainstay in the Pittsburgh theater scene. He has performed in nearly 400 mainstage productions but is best known for his yearly portrayal of Mr. Fezziwig in CLO’s A Musical Christmas Carol. Tim’s greatest joy is performing his own brand of stand-up comedy and storytelling for all ages. His December program for the Woman’s Club will have a festive holiday theme.
For more information go to www.timhartman.com
Monday, February 7, 2022
Celebration of Black History Month
Monday, March 7, 2022 “Bells on Broadway”
Sue Garton, handbell soloist from Sewickley, PA., is known for her grace, artistry and effortless style. While a longtime resident of Slippery Rock, she was a member of the Celebration Ringers, a community ensemble, and the East Main Presbyterian church bell choir. She currently directs the Village Handbells.
Sue is very active in the handbell world as a soloist and clinician. She frequently provides music for worship services and community events. She has also been a featured performer at concert series throughout the United States, including Handbell Musicians of America events in Orlando, San Francisco, Nashville and Dallas. She was a member of the 2003 Dream Team quartet that performed and taught at the Solo-Ensemble Extravaganza in Colorado Springs. She also worked with a newly formed handbell choir in Kiev, Ukraine while presenting concerts in Kiev and Presov, Slovakia. Fourteen of her handbell solo arrangements have been published.
Sue’s repertoire includes a wide variety of sacred, secular and classical music and each performance is customized to fit the occasion. Audiences love her high level of technical skill and musicality, and she delights in presenting the artistry of solo handbells. She will be accompanied by a pianist for this performance.
For more information: www.handbelltapestry.com
Monday, April 4, 2022 “A traditional Seder Meal”
Our March program focuses on the Jewish culture and the observances of Passover. Phyllis will review Passover history and its traditions that have been passed down through so many generations.
We will celebrate the symbolic Seder meal together as Phyllis explains the meaning of each component. Although the menu can vary, it is always chosen carefully, with tradition at its heart.
The Seder is traditionally followed by a dinner, and we will be no different. We will share a traditional meal together and have some fun with some great Hebrew music.
Monday, April 25, 2021 “Figures and Flaws”
This show of fashion will highlight how to hide our flaws and spotlight the great spots. Diana Kauffman Design will be taking a look at fashion from all angles. Promises to be both informative and hysterical!
TUESDAY, May 24, 2022 “A Picnic with Summer Strummin”
Our first annual picnic addition to the 2020-2021 Season was such a hit, there was no question that we must bring it back. Once again, we will celebrate the beginning of summer with a picnic under the big tent at Montour Heights Country Club. The menu will be picnic faire, cooked by the chef on the grill accompanied by all of the picnic favorites. We will be entertained by Walt Olsen on banjo.
Monday, June 20, 2022 “A Greek Celebration”
Let’s end our season with a fantastic food and dance event! “A Greek Celebration” will highlight Greek food and dance at an exciting new venue. The log cabin in Sewickley Hills is an ADA compliant, wonderful venue. Stefanie Manos, Caterer/Event Planner will be there to supply fabulous food and Greek dancers for our entertainment. Don’t miss this one!