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October 3 - Fall Gathering, 11 am - 1 pm

October 17 - Newcomers' Luncheon - Board members will host a gathering for new club members

November 7 - General Meeting - 11:30 - 1 pm - Speaker Program with Dr. Jody Greene, Director of the Center for Innovations in Teaching and Learning at UCSC. Read an article by Jody Greene in UCSC's "Tuesday Newsday" from October 23, 2018.

December 10 - 16Giving Week for UCSC Friends Groups
Thank you to the 31 donors who gave $1,955 to Women's Club Re-Entry Scholarships through Giving Week, specifically for the Women's Club and other University Friends Groups.

December 18 - Chancellor's Friends Holiday Party, 3-6 PM at Porter College Dining Hall (by invitation)


January 9 - General Meeting - 11:30 am - 1 pm - Speaker Program at the Arboretum with Dr. Gail Hershatter, Distinguished Professor of History, UCSC. Her topic - "Stubborn Silences: Writing the History of Chinese Women."

February 2 - UC Santa Cruz presents an evening with Janet Yellen -

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February 6General Meeting - 11:30 am - 1 pm - Speaker Program at the Arboretum with Carrie Partch, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCSC. Her topic - “Morning Larks and Night Owls: How Circadian Timing Influences Your Life”

For a list of references recommended by Carrie, see our Activities page.

February 19 Shadowbrook Community Night (831-475-1511)

Join us at the Shadowbrook Restaurant in Capitola for a festive meal. Consider this occasion for a special Valentine's Day celebration with friends, perhaps from an interest group, with other members and spouses, with family members, or with friends who are not affiliated with our club. Hours: Rock Room Lounge - 4:00 - 8:30 pm; Dining Room - 5:00 - 8:30 pm

Make reservations. Each table should be reserved under a different name to avoid confusion. Mention the UCSC Women's Club when you make the reservation and again to your server on the evening of the event.

One-third of the evening's food and beverage sales is returned to our club IF the server knows you are with the UCSC Women's Club. (Exclusions: California sales tax, gratuities,  and complimentary voucher sales or discounted items, such as Two-fer Tuesday happy hour special pricing.)
February 27 - UCSC Giving Day - Thank you to the 14 supporters who donated $560 to the UCSC Women's Club Scholarship Fund for UCSC Re-entry Students on Giving Day.

March 6 - General Meeting - 11:00 am - 1 pm

Speaker Program at the Arboretum with Dr. Willliam Sullivan, Distinguished Professor of Molecular, Cell, & Developmental Biology. Dr. Sullivan will speak about neglected diseases. Read more...

The Book Sale will begin early to allow for browsing. Members may bring up to five books to sell for our scholarship fund. No textbooks, please.

March 28 - 8:30 am - 3 pm -  InterCampus Exchange - UCSC hosts UC clubs from UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Merced. Download the invitation and registration form. Please register by March 7. For hotel information see our Activities page.

April 3General Meeting - 11:30 am - 1 pm

Speaker Program at the Arboretum with UCSC literature and history lecturer Bruce Thompson

Dr. Thompson will relate the remarkable story of WWII double agent Juan Pujol Garcia, a.k.a. Garbo the Spy. Read more..

May 1 - Annual Spring Luncheon and Scholarship Recognition - 11 am - 1 pm at Seymour Discovery Center

Download and send in the registration form by April 17.

July 1 - Memberships Renewable