Club Programme of Events


Programme of events for the Club’s 61st Year 2017-2018 

The Soroptimist Club of St Albans and District holds Club Meetings on the 2nd Monday of most months at  Chiswell Green United Reformed Church Hall, Watford Road, St Albans, AL2 3HG. Doors open at 7.45pm for 8pm start, coffee break during the meeting and end at 10pm. Club Members also meet on 4th Mondays – either at the URC Church Hall (as above) – or out and about at other venues. Coffee mornings are usually a morning in the 1st week of the month from 10.30am to 12.30pm and are held in different members’ homes. In addition there are social and fundraising events. Details of the programme are included here.

If you would like to attend an event, be a speaker, or are considering membership, please click on “Contact Us” on this website, or email sistalbans@hotmail.com

2018

Thu 8 to Sat 10 Feb Vagina Monologues, Maltings Arts Theatre St Albans   by the Breakaway Theatre Group 8pm £12 in aid of the Herts Domestic Abuse Helpline This event is part of V-day (14 Feb). when the Vagina Monologues are performed all over the world as part of an action to end violence against women and girls with proceeds going to a local charities.

Mon 12 Feb – Club Meeting + Progress on the Club’s Growth Plan

Tue 13 Feb – Pancake Race St Albans in aid of Home-Start – please see if you want to participate www.pancake.events/  we would love some help on the day so please click on “Contact Us” on this website, or email sistalbans@hotmail.com

Mon 26 Feb – SISTA Social at Rose and Crown in Sandridge – 7.30pm come for a meal and/or a drink and a catch-up with Members. Click on “Contact Us” on this website, or email sistalbans@hotmail.com  so we can send you a menu to pre-order food.

Sat 3 Mar – SI London Chilterns Regional Meeting and International Women’s Day celebration Lancaster Hall Hotel London 10am to 4pm  – £2 for refreshments, bring packed lunch  or buy something locally. For more information please see the Region’s website www.sigbi.org/london-chilterns/iwd2018/

Mon 5 March coffee morning at Aylett’s Garden Centre between 10.30am and 12.30 – all welcome. Please let us know you are coming so we can save you a seat – click on “Contact Us” on this website, or email sistalbans@hotmail.com

Mon 12 Mar – International Women’s Day event – 100 Years since women won the vote in the UK. Dig out anything Green White and Violet (the colours of the Suffragist Movement – GWV – Give Women the Vote).

Sat 17 Mar –  Coffee/tea and yummy cakes from 10am at Wesleys Cafe Harpenden in aid of the St Albans & Hertsmere Women’s Refuge and the  Welwyn Hatfield Women’s Refuge

Sat 24 March – Charity Quiz Night Homewood Road Church Hall, St Albans AL1 4BH (Junction Homewood Rd and Sandpit Lane). 7.15pm for 7.45pm start. Fish & chip supper (with chicken or veggie option) £12.50 adults, £10 kids under 16 – up to  8 in a team – we are happy to make up teams if you are less than 8. Licensed cash bar. Proceeds to the St Albans & Hertsmere and Welwyn Hatfield Women’s Refuges plus charities providing learning opportunities for women and girls. Please see this web page www.sigbi.org/st-albans/quiz click on “Contact Us” on this website, or email sistalbans@hotmail.com

Mon 26 Mar – Club Meeting + celebration of the Club’s support for girls’ cricket with the Soroptimist Audrey Collins Under 13’s Hertfordshire Girls’ Cricket League.

Mon 9 Apr – Club Meeting + TBD

Mon 16 April – coffee morning at the home of President Rita between 10.30am and 12.30 – all welcome. Please let us know you are coming so Rita can bake enough goodies to go round 🙂 click on “Contact Us” on this website, or email sistalbans@hotmail.com

Mon 23 Apr – AGM transept at St Mary’s Redbourn from 7pm.Hemel Hempstead Road Redbourn AL3 7DU https://stmarysredbourn.org/location-2/ – a review of the year just gone, a look forward to the year ahead – we will celebrate together with a light buffet and refreshments.

Sat 21 – Sun 29 Apr is Sustainable St Albans Week www.sustainablestalbans.org

 

The next Soroptimist International Great Britain and Ireland Conference will be Liverpool 25-27 Oct 2018 – put the date in your diaries now!

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