9 posts in category Social

Events for our members to mingle and discuss the writerly life. Socials often include holiday parties, literary films, and picnics in the park named in our honor.

Summer Social Sunday August 16th at 1 p.m.

In years past, we've had a picnic in the park for our summer social. Of course we're committed to having all our meetings online for the duration of the pandemic. So here's what you can expect for our social: the breakout rooms, zoom link, and more.

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2/29 – "Call of the Wild" History Walk & Reading with CWC Writers

See the new Jack London movie and learn about its history at the location where London became a writer.

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Our Winter Social Is December 15th

A Sunday Afternoon Salon  Sunday, December 15th 1:00-5:00 p.m. Please join us for our Winter Social! We’ll be gathering at the home of a soon-to-be-famous writer for an afternoon salon. & Open House Members know Rancho Deluxe is a home in the Dimond District, but since this is a private house party we can't post the address publicly. Members received an email with the address, and are welcome to bring guests. If you're not a member and you'd like to attend, drop an email to our presid...

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Winter Social for CWC Members

Sunday December 16th Feast & Share Your Best Holiday Writing CWC Writers! It's time to gather for our our second Winter Social at the swankiest club in town! Cover charge for members & guests is $10, but if you pre-purchased our discount meeting package this year, entry is included. Reception at 5, Dinner at 6 & 7 p.m. We'll bring the wine for the reception at 5 p.m., and additionally you can purchase dinner seatings for 6 or 7 p.m. There are two options for the ...

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CWC Summer Social TOMORROW!

Club members, we look forward to seeing you tomorrow, July 22nd, 2018, at our summer social! Guests of members are also welcome to check out our community and see how you can get involved. At 5pm, we will do our annual reading of "Columbus," from whence our motto, "Sail On," was crafted. Thank you to Fred Dodsworth! We are excited for our first "house party" in many, many years.

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art in the park retreat at Joaquin Miller Park

May 12: Art in the Park: Writer/Artist Mini-Retreat in the Oakland Hills

Who: Sketch artists, painters, literary and performing artists living in or visiting Oakland. What: A generative gathering in community ~ includes a short history of “The Hights,” Joaquin Miller’s arts retreat in the Oakland Hills, an optional Literary History Hike, and time to write and to hang out. When: Saturday, May 12, 2018, 10:30am – 2:30pm. Come for all or part of it!

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12/17: Winter Social at the Bellevue Club

Usually we prefer a flyer to have people in it, but these empty chairs are waiting to be filled with... YOU! Thanks to a caring patron of the arts, our holiday social is at one of the most beautiful venues in Oakland. Instead of our regular meeting, on the third Sunday in December please join us at the historic Bellevue Club for a relaxing social event. We'll be meeting a little later in the evening than we usually meet, to sip and enjoy the sunset on Lake Merritt. After the reception, stay ...

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CWC Summer Social—July 23rd at Heinold's

There will be no statewide picnic in Joaquin Miller Park this year, our club's original "home base," but we will once again be holding an "open house" for all "California Writers." (That's a lot of "quotation marks." We writers sure know how to use our tools, don't we?) Join the Berkeley Branch of the California Writers Club at Jack London's favorite hangout, Heinold's First and Last Chance Saloon in Jack London Square, from 3:30-5:30pm on Sunday, July 23rd. No-host bar & lots and lots of ...

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May 27: CWC Political Writers Sound Off

Join us May 27th at Laurel Bookstore for readings from the Berkeley CWC's finest political authors.

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