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2016 – 2017 Program Calendar

Luncheon Programs
Delray Beach Golf Club Luncheons
2200 Highland Ave., Delray Beach, FL

October 20, 2016:
New Member Luncheon: The  Boca Raton Pen Women welcome guests to attend this yearly special event to meet us and learn how art, music, books, and poetry can enrich you life. (Contact Barbara Bixon at  for reservations.)

November 17, 2016:
John Bowen: Illustrator/Watercolorist/Author will share his passion for keeping south Florida’s history alive by painting it and helping to preserve it.

December 15, 2016:
Adele Alexandre:  This professional clown, storyteller, puppeteer, teacher and performing artist will reveal the healing power of humor.

January 19, 2017:
Dr. Larthenia Howard: This motivational speaker will mesmerize you with her knowledge of achieving personal success.

February 14, 2017:
Carol Garrett: This singer/songwriter will perform some of her original pieces on guitar and share her inspiration for creating music.

March 16, 2017:
Lea Hope Becker: This master of writing fun-filled novels will display her skill for creating laughter in both  her books and in real life.

April 20, 2017:

Jacalyn Gmoch: Learn about the art of collage from this specialist who teaches collage at the Boca Raton Museum.

May 18, 2017:

Special Award Ceremony:  Letters Achievement Awards and The Marlene Klotz 2017 Achievement Award.

Luncheon Costs: Members $27, Gluten Free $30; Guests $32, Gluten Free $35.
Contact: Barbara Bixon: 561-732-3577 or

Special Events

Outreach at the Milagro Center, Delray Beach
Holiday Party for Teens: December 16, 2016

All People’s Day Diversity Festival: March 18, 2017 (Create a  Peace Quilt)

Boca Raton NLAPW Spring Family Festival: March 4, 2017,  Center For Spiritual Living, Boca Raton

Art Exhibits (Directed by Barbara Capeletti, Art Chair) – Dates TBA

Writing Contests (Directed by Carol White and Alexandra Goodwin, Letters Co-Chairs) – Dates TBA

Book Talks (Directed by Carol White and Alexandra Goodwin)

Parkland Library Book Talk:  November 19, 2016,

Poetry Workshops (Directed by Vera Ripp Hirschhorn, Poetry Chair)

Heart-to-Heart Stories in Poetry Workshop: November 16, 2016

Poetry Month Book Talk/Interactive Workshop: April 19, 2017, 6:00 p.m – 7:00 p.m. Parkland Library, Parkland, FL

Ladies Charity Luncheon and Wine Tasting Event, Hosted by Floridian Community Bank, Delray Beach

(To benefit Boca Raton Branch NLAPW Pen Women — Saturday, February 18, 2017)

Spring Family Festival: March 4, 1017, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., The Center For Spriritual Living, Boca Raton, FL

(This full-day festival for adults and children, features an art exhibit, art workshops and demonstrations, poetry workshop, storytelling, music and much more. It is  open to the public with free admission. To see a complete schedule of festival activities, go to the Blog section of this Web site.)