Sparta Woman's Club hosts craft auction, sets November schedule

| 28 Sep 2011 | 02:59

    Sparta - The November general meeting of the Sparta Woman’s Club convenes at noon Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the Lake Mohawk Country Club. Following a complementary lunch of sandwiches and other goodies, attendees will get down to the business of bidding and buying at the club’s annual craft auction. Club members have been busy “crafting” all year, creating items to be auctioned for the benefit of the club. Newcomers are invited to join in the lunch and afternoon of auction fun and holiday shopping for a good cause. Other November activities, open to all members, include the following. The Mah Jongg group meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. All proceeds are donated to various Woman’s Club causes adopted by the group. For information, call 973-827-4980. The Savvy Investors Investment Group meets from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. the first Thursday of every month (Nov. 3). For information, call 973-726-0394. The Circle of Yarns meets from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. every Thursday. Particpants create pieces donated to various charities and hospital affiliates in the Sparta area. No previous knowledge of either crocheting or knitting is necessary to join the group. Yarn, needles, and instructions are free. For information, call 9973-729-8066. The Literature Department meets at noon on the second Monday every month (Nov. 14). This month’s selection is The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. For information, call 973-729-6982. The Garden and Conservation Department generally meets on the second Tuesday, but this month will be meeting on Monday Nov. 14, at the Fisher Bldg for its annual wreath-making session. A multitude of greens, contributed by members, will be transformed into two large holiday wreaths to be donated to Newton Memorial Hospital. For information, call 973-729-2396. The Annual Cookie/Candy Project, will meet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Fisher Bldg. Members are busy baking cookies to fill the many coffee cans that have been collected throughout the year. The cookies will be distributed throughout the county in time for the holidays! The Money Makers Investment Group meets from 10 a.m. to noone every second Wednesday (Nov. 9). For information, call 973-726-6717. The Art Department meets the third Wednesday of the month (Nov. 16). This month’s meeting features a water color workshop with Richard Ochs. For information, call 973-729-9778. The Evening Book Discussion Group meets the third Tuesday of each month (Nov. 15). This month’s book is The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger. For information, call 973- 726-0340. The Out to Lunch Bunch meets the third Thursday of the month (Nov. 18) to visit a local restaurant. For information, call 973-729-6186. The club also has several bridge groups. For information, call 973-726-6141. The Sparta Woman’s Club is a member of the 10th District of the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs, General Federation of Women’s Clubs. It is open to all women who have an interest in civic-minded and community-centered activities. For membership information, call 973-729-5812.