If you have an event or activity you would like added to the calendar please e-mail us with the details.  

Upcoming events

    • 18 Mar 2019
    • 03 Jun 2019
    • 13 sessions
    • Beth Israel Synagogue in Virreyes
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    Bridge for Charity

    Join other enthusiasts while helping a good cause!

    When: Mondays from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Where: Beth Israel Synagague, Blvd. de los Virreyes 1140, Lomas de Virreyes  

    Cost: There is a $200 MXN buy-in per player payable in cash at event. Fee includes lunch and any proceeds are donated to La Casa de la Sal.

    Registration: Please contact Selma directly at ecksteinselma@gmail.com to RSVP. Bring a partner or contact Selma beforehand to be matched with another player.

    Notes: La Casa de la Sal is a charity that supports children born with HIV/AIDS.

    * This event is open to members and non-members. *


    • 21 Mar 2019
    • 11 Apr 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Hiking Locations change from month to month, registrants will be notified of the location

    IWC Hiking Club

    Enjoy the fresh air, beautiful plants, catch up with IWC members and get your steps in for the day! 

    Details:  For those of you who love the outdoors and getting away from the big city, the Hiking Club will aim to meet once a month to enjoy a 2-4 hour hike.  You will need sturdy shoes (hiking boots best but sneakers/trainers are OK), hiking poles (optional - but a big help for anyone with knee issues), water, and some snacks.  We will meet at the trailhead, and Lainie will send a pin so you can all see where it is located. Please note this is not a tour.

    When: Days, Dates and times vary by month.  The March hike will be on the 21st and is a level 1 hike.

    Where: Location will change from month to month.  Registrants will be sent the exact location in a separate email. The hikes will take place in and around Mexico City and change from one month to the next (for example Ajusco, Desierto de Los Leones, etc.)  Lianie will send a pin to the trailhead.  Also she has a 8 seater SUV and is happy to fill it up (departing from a meeting location in San Angel).

    Cost: Free

    Registration: Please register. To register contact Lainie Reisman at ljreisman@gmail.com.

    Cancellation Policy: We understand things come up and we want to be respectful of all members who would like to attend events.  In the event you have to cancel your registration please WhatsApp text Lainie Reisman at 55 68 85 95 23 so others can attend.  

    * This is a members only and adult only event. If you are interested in becoming a member, please visit our webpage here or email us at info@internationalwomencdmx.org.mx *



    • 21 Mar 2019
    • 09 May 2019
    • 5 sessions
    • Please contact Paulina Hamilton de Larin for specific location at paulinaahamilton@gmail.com

    English Tutoring at Las Nieves Orphanage

    Help us teach English to these beautiful little girls!

    Details: Once a week our members meet at Las Nieves Orphanage for 1 hour to teach the children English.  We coordinate groups and weekly lesson plans for you.  All you have to do is show up and help!

    When: Every Thursday from 10:30am-11:30am (September through June) Note:  There will be no tutoring April 18th, 25th and May 2nd.

    Where:  Please contact Paulina Hamilton de Larin for specific location.  Email: paulinaahamilton@gmail.com or you can also reach her at 55 7667 5152

    Cost: Free! 

    Registration:  No need to register but please RSVP with Paulina Hamilton de Larin at paulinaahamilton@gmail.com if you plan on join us so she can lesson plan accordingly. 

    Las Nieves is always accepting the following donations:

    • Food of any sort
    • Clothing of any sort  
    • School supplies
    • Educational toys (ages 5-12)
    • Monetary donations

    * This is a member only event, but we would love for you to join us! *


    • 21 Mar 2019
    • 30 May 2019
    • 11 sessions
    • Polanco

    Stitching & Coffee Club

    Join us in Polanco every Thursday for coffee, quilting and general sewing or needlework. All levels of quilters and stitchers are welcome. 

    Details:  Get together with other quilters/stitchers/knitters etc. to be inspired, learn or work on your current project. In the future, look for events related to specific projects. Bring your own supplies. 

    When:  Every Thursday from 10:30-12:30

    Where:  Polanco, Specific address to be provided upon RSVP.

    Cost: Free, you bring your own supplies.

    Registration: No need to register but please contact Lynda to indicate you are interested, and to get address. If you have any questions, reach out to Lynda Opocensky at opocensky.lg@gmail.com.

    * This event is open to members and non-members *


    • 21 Mar 2019
    • 21 Nov 2019
    • 9 sessions
    • Address Provided upon RSVP
    Register

    IWC Bookclub

    Join the Bookclub and enjoy a lively discussion and good company! Welcoming new members, enjoy a most friendly atmosphere and great fun. 

    Details: We read and discuss interesting books on the third or fourth Thursday of each month, depending on which is more convenient for the group.  The books are chosen as a group, and we try to choose books that have some “meat” to make for interesting and lively discussions.  The fall books that we have chosen are as follows:

    When: 3rd Thursday of each month from 11:00 am to 1:00 or 2:00 pm. NOTE: date may change due to scheduling conflicts.

    Where: Meeting rotates to members' homes. Please RSVP for address.

    Cost: Free

    Registration: RSVP directly to Selma Eckstein at ecksteinselma@gmail.com
    T
    his event is open to members and non-members

    * Discussions are in English and it is an adults only event. *


    • 22 Mar 2019
    • 31 May 2019
    • 11 sessions
    • Various

    Knitting Club

    Join us every Friday for coffee and knitting. All levels of knitters are welcome. 

    Details:  Get together with other knitters to be inspired, be supported or work on your current project. Bring your own supplies. 

    When:  Every Friday from 11.00 - 1.00

    Where:  Various, specific address to be provided upon RSVP but it tends to be around Santa Fe or Lomas Chapultepec but we have travelled as far as Metapec!

    Cost: Free, you bring your own supplies.

    Registration: No need to register but please contact Julia to indicate you are interested, and to get address. If you have any questions, reach out to Julia Valdovinos juliavaldovinos7@gmail.com

    * This event is open to members and non-members *


    • 25 Mar 2019
    • 27 May 2019
    • 8 sessions
    • Various

    Club de Conversación

    Interested in practicing your Spanish in a fun, laid-back environment with fellow Newcomers? If so, then this group is for you!

    Details: Spanish Conversation Club, led by a certified teacher with 30+ years of experience

    When: Every Monday from 10 am -12 pm 
    (Except the 3rd Monday of each month, instead, please join us to support Ora's Senior Lunches. See calendar for details.)

    Where: Polanco; specific address provided upon registration.

    Cost: $200 MXN cash, paid at the event

    Registration: Space is limited. For more information or to register, please contact Raquel Padilla at rk2080@gmail.com

    * This is a members only event, but we would love for you to join us! If you are interested in becoming a member, please visit our webpage here or email us at info@internationalwomencdmx.org.mx *


    • 27 Mar 2019
    • 24 Apr 2019
    • 3 sessions
    • Union Evangelical Church, Parque Via Reforma 1870, Lomas de Chapultepec

    IWC Sponsored Playgroup

    Come join us for a nice chat and coffee while the kids play together!

    When:
     Every 2nd and 4th Wedne
    sday of each month from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm.  There will be no Play group on February 13th!  Join us instead for the IWC General Meeting!

    Where: Union Evangelical Church, Parque Via Reforma 1870, Lomas de Chapultepec

    Who: For all moms and little ones, all ages welcome!

    RSVP: Please RSVP so we know how many to prepare for. Contact Stefanie at stefanie275@gmail.com or 5528717875 with any questions.

    Cost: Free to members and only $50MXN for non-members.

    • 27 Mar 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Union Church, 1870 Parque Via del Reforma, Lomas De Chapultepec
    Register


    "Health is a state of body. Wellness is a state of being"

    Join us for a Wellness Seminar presented by experts.

    Details: Come and join us for a wonderful seminar focused around your well being. Be inspired by our 3 hand picked experts covering: the 8 dimensions of well being, how to better adapt to new cultures and how we can address our judgmental mindsets. We are also carefully curating 6 vendors for you to enjoy: purifiers, mood improving foods, handbags and other treats!

    Where: Union Church, 1870 Parque Via del Reforma, Lomas De Chapultepec.

    When: Wednesday, March 27th, 11:00 am.

    Cost: Free for IWC members. 100 pesos non-IWC members.

    Registration:  Please register so we know how many to expect and please email iwccdmxevents@gmail.com if you need to cancel your registration. 

    * This is an adult only event. If you are interested in becoming a member, please visit our webpage here or email us at info@internationalwomencdmx.org.mx *

    • 28 Mar 2019
    • 02 May 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • Please contact Reyna Flores for exact location at iwccdmxcharities@gmail.com

    Homework Tutoring at Albergue

    Help us give these girls the gift of education!


    Details:
    Once a week our members gather at the Albergue to help tutor the girls.  We play educational games, we assist them with their homework and we make real bonds that provide a safe place for the girls to learn and grow.

    When: Every Thursday from 4-5pm (September through June) Note:  There will be no tutoring on April 18th or April 25.

    Where:  Please contact Reyna Flores for specific location at iwccdmxcharities@gmail.com

    Cost: Free! 

    Registration:  No need to register but please RSVP with Reyna Flores at iwccdmxcharities@gmail.com if you plan to join us so we can plan groups accordingly. 

    Albergue is always accepting the following donations

    • Food of any sort
    • Girls clothing (age 5-12)
    • Educational toys (ages 5-12)
    • Books (ages 5-12)
    • School supplies
    • White sweaters for the nuns
    • Socks/Underware (ages 5-12)
    • Monetary donations


    * This is a members only event, but we would love for you to join us *



    • 01 Apr 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • Coyoacan
    • 1
    Register

    Learn How to Create Unique One-of-a-Kind Earrings

       

    Using a flat head plier, round nose plier and wire cutters, you will make three different pairs of boutique-style  earrings to take home with you.   You will learn how to attach a finding to a hanging earring post, work with a head pin, as well as wire wrap beautiful semi-precious stones. With the skills you learn you will be able to make beautiful jewelry at home. 

    Everything you need will be provided as well as a light breakfast of tasty bites and drinks.

    When: Monday, April 1, 10:00am - 1:00pm

    Where: Coyoacan, exact address given upon registration.

    Cost: $1200 pesos

    Also, you are more than welcome to shop in our showroom for beautiful Mexican pottery if you are interested.

    For more information please contact Judy at: jkim1441@gmail.com

    Note:  This is a members only event, but we would love for you to join us! If you are interested in becoming a member, please visit our webpage http://www.internationalwomencdmx.org.mx/Join-U



    • 02 Apr 2019
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Torino, Vasco de Quiroga 3200, Santa Fe, 01210
    Register

    Ladies Who Brunch!

    Details: Come and join us for a relaxing morning of chat, food and good coffee! Get together with some old and new friends and enjoy great food in a lovely setting.

    Where: Torino, Vasco de Quiroga 3200, Santa Fe, 01210.

    When: Tuesday 2nd April, 10.30am, table under the name of Zoe Sparks.

    Cost: Bring money for food, drinks and service!

    Registration:  Please register so we know how many to expect and please email zoejunesparks@hotmail.co.uk if you need to cancel your registration. 

    * This is an member and non-member event. If you are interested in becoming a member, please visit our webpage here or email us at info@internationalwomencdmx.org.mx *

    • 03 Apr 2019
    • 05 Jun 2019
    • 3 sessions
    • Union Church


    Board meeting

    You are welcome to join us for our IWC board meetings as we discuss all items of business for the club including: our financials, events, charities, communication strategy, sponsorship deals and membership status. 

    Details: This is our monthly board meeting open to all members. Please come to learn more about the club and understand the voluntary service all our board members perform. You can also pay your membership dues. 

    When: First Wednesday of the month from 10:00 am - 12.30pm. 

    Where: Union Church - Paseo de la Reforma 1870, Lomas de Chapultepec 

    No need to register, just show up, we look forward to seeing you there!

    * This event is open to all members*

    • 06 Apr 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Address provided after RSVP
    Register

    Chili Cook-Off: Set your tongue on fire!

    Is your chili the best in town? We want to taste it! Enter your chili in our cook-off and see how you stack up against the others.  

    Details: We are looking for several cooks (max.10) to submit their chili for our cook-off. Please plan on making enough for a crowd. No rules regarding ingredients but give it a name! We will be awarding prizes by popular vote for the Best All-Around, the Most Unique and the Fieriest. 

    For those interested in entering your chili into the contest please email Raymie at raymielynch@gmail.com. You will be sent more details.

    We also need lots of people to taste and vote on the chili, so come on over! If not bringing a chili, please bring an appetizer or dessert to share. Once you register we will send a sign up sheet for food.   The club is providing wine and beer.

    When: Saturday, April 6 at 7:00 pm 

    Where: Lomas de Chapultepec, address provided upon rsvp

    Cost: Free for members and their partners. 100 pesos for non-member guests.

    Registration: Please register so we know how many to plan for.

    Note:  This is an adult members and their guests only event, but we would love for you to join us! If you are interested in becoming a member, please visit our webpage here or email us at info@internationalwomencdmx.org.mx


    • 09 Apr 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Agoralucis, LaFontaine 78, Polanco. Ciudad de México.
    • 53
    Register

    AgoraLucis is an oasis in Polanco in which to relax and enhance your well being. Mima is a beautiful brand made in Mexico with love!

    Details: From 9 - 10.00am Jill Hui will provide a yoga class in English. Hers is a gentle, healing practice focused on bringing the mind and body into balance. From 10 - 11.30am enjoy a coffee/chai with a pastry whilst shopping at Mima pop up shop

    When: Tuesday 9th April 9 - 11.30am

    Where: AgoraLucis, LaFontaine 78, Polanco. Ciudad de México.

    Cost: 200 pesos for members - includes 1 hour yoga session and coffee/chai and pastry. 300 pesos for non-members. Please bring cash on the day.

    Other: Wear comfy clothes! Its advisable to bring your own mat and towel. There is water but maybe you like to take your own drinking cup.

    Registration: Please RSVP. 

    Cancellation Policy: We understand things come up and we want to be respectful of all members who would like to attend events.  In the event you have to cancel your registration please WhatsApp text Lesan at + 1 (214) 532 4563 



    • 11 Apr 2019
    • 09 May 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Please contact Rhonda, as each month the location changes

    Volunteer Opportunity!!

    Help us make baby blankets for newborns.

    Details:
    Once a month our ladies meet to cut fleece fabric into blankets which are given to new mothers in Hospital Materno Infantil Guadalupe Victoria in the community of Atizapan about an hour away from the city. No sewing is necessary!  

    When: The second Thursday of each month from September through June, from 10:30am to 12:30pm (Check the calendar for specific dates.)

    Where:  Please contact Rhonda Jones for specific location as it may change from month to month but typically in Polanco. rhondajones@shaw.ca

    Cost: Free! It is helpful, but not necessary, to bring your own scissors.

    Registration:  No need to register but please RSVP with Rhonda Jones at rhondajones@shaw.ca if you plan to join us. 

    Baby Blankets is always accepting the following donations:

    • New born diapers
    • New liquid soap (pump soap)
    • Paper towels
    • Travel size shampoo/conditioner/body wash/lotion (for new moms)
    • Slippers from hotels (for the new moms to wear in the hospital)
    • New little sweaters for babies (0-3 or 3-6 mo.)
    • New onesies/sleepers/bibs
    • The hospital will aso accept used baby clothing and blankets.  These items are sold at the hospitals monthly bazaar.  The proceeds are used to purchase dispensas ( and other necessities) for families of the newborns.
    • Monetary donations

    * This event is open to members and non-members *


    • 15 Apr 2019
    • (EDT)
    • 17 Jun 2019
    • (EDT)
    • 3 sessions
    • Ora's House
    • 30

    San Fernando Church Seniors' Luncheon

    Help us prepare and serve a nice lunch for the seniors at the San Fernando Church. 

    Details: We meet at Ora's house around 10:30 am to prepare the warm meal, pack individual portions of bread, fruits, vegetables, etc., then we transport the food to the lunch venue where we serve over 100 seniors! After everyone has eaten, we sing "Happy Birthday" in Spanish (Feliz Cumpleaños) to all seniors born in that month and celebrate them with cake and a little gift.

    When: Every 3rd Monday of each month from 10:30 am - 3 pm (+/-)   (check the calendar for specific dates)

    Where:  Ora's house then the lunch venue. For directions to Ora's home and/or the lunch venue, contact Ora directly at 55-7022-4316

    RSVP Required: To participate in the event please email Lynda Opocensky at opocensky.lg@gmail.com. This will ensure that we have enough volunteers.

    Cost: Free. Open to members and non-members.

    Notes: Please note that the Lunch is made at Ora's House in Col. Interlomas and the Lunch is then served to the seniors in Col. San Fernando about 15 minutes away. You can choose to come only to Ora's, only to serve lunch, or both.  

    Ora is always collecting the following donations:

    • Medicine of any sort
    • Food of any sort
    • Plastic gloves
    • Travel size shampoo/conditioner/body wash/lotion
    • Gift wrapping paper
    • Adult diapers
    • Monetary donations
    * Children are welcome with their parent’s supervision. *



    • 27 Apr 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
    • Gin Gin, Av. Oaxaca 87, Roma Nte, 06700
    Register

    Details: Come and join us for a relaxing and fun ladies night out! Get together with a bunch of old and new friends and enjoy great drinks and a great ambience. 

    Where: Gin Gin, Av. Oaxaca 87, Roma Nte, 06700

    When: Saturday April 27th, 7pm. Table under the name of Ramona Sandoval.

    Cost: Bring money for drinks, nibbles and service!

    Registration:  Please register so we know how many to expect and please email mona.sandoval@gmail.com if you need to cancel your registration. 

    * This is an adult and member only event. If you are interested in becoming a member, please visit our webpage here or email us at info@internationalwomencdmx.org.mx *

    • 30 Apr 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Coyoacán
    Register

    Spring Fling Shopping Event!

    It's Here!  Our semi-annual shopping event!

    Every one is sure to find treasures from the carefully selected group of vendors including Simply Sausages, la Plateria del Mercado (silver jewelry), Bolsas Siales (fantastic Mexican inspired purses), Paskwarho (beautiful and whimsical pottery), Delicious Caseras (artisanal cookies) and more.  Bring all your friends and enjoy refreshments and tasty nibbles while you shop!!

    When: Tuesday,  April 30th, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm.

    Where: Members home in Coyoacán.

    Cost: Free. Enjoy refreshments and nibbles while you shop!

    Adults only

    Registration: Please register so we know how many to plan for.

    For more information please contact Judy at mailto:jkim1441@gmail.com


    • 16 May 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Info provided after RSVP
    • 8
    Registration is closed
    Luncheon at the Orphanage

    We will be hosting a lunch for the children at the orphanage as well as a few birthdays.  

    Details: Volunteers provide the lunch, Reyna Flores will send a sign up sheet for lunch items upon registration.

    When: Thursday, May 16, from 3pm- 5pm

    Where: At the orphanage, address provided upon registration

    Cost: Free

    Registration: Please register, we would like 8 volunteers. Members Only.

    * This is a members only event, but we would love for you to join us! *


International Women's Club of Mexico City AC is a non-profit organization. Paseo de la Reforma 1870, Lomas de Chapultepec, Mexico City

International Women's Club of Mexico City AC

E-mail: iwccdmxpresident@gmail.com



Office Hours:

10:30 to 12:30 every 1st Wednesday

Union Church, Room 103
Paseo de la Reforma 1870
Lomas de Chapultepec
Mexico City

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