Our Special Interest Groups (SIGS)

Next General Meeting: 2022

 
SIGs
Special Interest Groups + How to Join.

Women’s Club currently offers over 20 Special Interest Groups— affectionately called "SIGs" — where members can pursue hobbies, interests, join book clubs, develop their talents, go on day trips, or explore something they've always wanted to do. You must first become a member of WCGL to participate in a SIG.


SIG events and activities are posted on each SIGs area below. For information or to sign up, please call or e-mail any of the chairmen listed on the individual SIG pages. Chairs can also provide up-to-date meeting details. 

 

If you would like to share ideas for starting a new SIG, or if you have any questions,

please contact Kim Majkszak.

 

Kim Majkszak, 2nd  Vice President

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Be Inspired. Socialize. Connect.

 
Canasta

 

We meet the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month at the Lakeway Activity Center from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. resuming in September.

If you don't know how to play Canasta, we will train you how to play "Lakeway Canasta."  Then you can play in any of the groups in the area​.

Beverly Gould

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Dinner Club

 

One of the best ways to meet people and develop lasting friendships in Lakeway is by joining the Dinner Club of the Women’s Club of Greater Lakeway. Dinner Club members and their spouses or significant others meet three times for a casual and fun evening with two other couples to enjoy good conversation and great food.

We are a group of couples who meet in members’ homes in pairings of three couples during January, February and March. One couple serves as host and is responsible for the entree. The two guest couples bring hor d’oeuvres and dessert and libations of their choice. Our regular membership is currently closed.

Pat Younger

Laura Harvill

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Dottie’s Follies

 

Dottie’s Follies is a dance group that performs for special occasions. This group is open to ladies who have a desire to learn dance routines and perform while improving their fitness and mental level. While having fun!

 

Dottie’s Follies is open to new dancers.

 

Dottie Stevenson

 
Expats

 

Expats is a group of around 70 ladies, coming from all corners of the globe. We are open to ladies who have lived abroad for a minimum of one year, or who are new to the United States. If you are new to the country, it’s a great group to share information, laugh, reminisce, ask questions, discuss issues, have fun, find support, make friends etc.

We gather most months to socialize and share our experiences. We have different programs each month and always encourage new ideas for activities.

Linda Buikema

Pam Filas

 
Galloping Gourmets

Galloping Gourmets enjoy monthly luncheons on the first Friday of each month at a variety of restaurants at 11:30am. This is a great opportunity to share lunch with friends and to make new friends. On October 1, we will leap into fall with our first luncheon.  Invitations will be sent to group members.  

 

To join Galloping Gourmets, sign up at the WCGL September luncheon.

 

All COVID community guidelines will be followed as recommended.

Mary Gutierrez

 
Garden Club

 

Lakeway Garden Club encourages all plant and gardening lovers to join our educational, monthly meetings! We feature knowledgeable guest presentations, garden tours, and other events.  Meetings are scheduled the second Friday of the month at 10:00 a.m.  Membership is open to all WCGL members and $10 fees are paid yearly. 

Jennifer Windau

Girlfriends' Social Hour

 

Greetings to all our socially minded ladies!  We hope you had a wonderful summer and are ready to enjoy a fun-filled fall!

Our SIG meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 4-6 p.m. at various venues around Lakeway to socialize with our girlfriends, enjoying beverages and food of choice.

We’ll send out an evite each month with all the event details and then we encourage you to respond as quickly as possible as space is limited.

Lorraine Dantone (Werner) + Brooke Grafstrom

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Haute House Interior Design

Haute House has launched! HH is a new SIG focused on all things interior design: floors to ceilings, furnishings to tabletop. We are planning to schedule our games on the 1 st and 3 rd Thursday of each
month from 1:00-4:00 p.m. in members’ homes.

 

Brooke Grafstrom

Gina Molitor

Interior Design
 
 
Hike + Bike

Do you love hiking, bicycling, caving, kayaking or swimming? Planned outings occur on the first Thursday of the month. Spontaneous outings occur on perfect weather days, a few times per year.

 

Lynne LeMon

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Let's Do Brunch!

A new SIG has arrived to Women’s Club. It’s called “Let’s Do Brunch!” Monthly get-togethers will be the 3 rd Wednesday of the month from 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Each month will have a different theme, different brunch food, and be held at a member’s home. There will be a per- event fee for this SIG.

 

Jaime Rubenstein

Brunch
 
 
Knitting + Stitchery

 

We meet at 10 a.m. on the second Monday of each month all year. Members are sent an email reminder before the meeting. During our meetings we share projects, generally fiber-related, that we're currently working on, exchange bits of information of common interest, and offer suggestions and encouragement for solving design or technique questions. 

 

We are open for new members who are interested in any of the fiber arts. If anyone not on our current roster would like to visit, please contact me by email in order to receive information about the next meeting.

Phyllis Miller

Womens Club of Greater Lakeway
 
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Lakeway Investment Partners

 

Lakeway Investment Partners welcomes any Women's Club member who has an interest in investing in the stock market. We buy and sell stocks, and at each meeting we have lively discussions on the performance of the stocks we hold or are interested in buying. 

Members of Lakeway Investment Partners each make an initial investment of $1,000 and invest an additional $100 each quarter.

Lakeway Investment Partners hold their monthly meetings on the first Tuesday of each month beginning at 1:30 pm. We usually meet in members' homes, however, at present, we are holding our meetings online via Zoom. Whether you are brand new to investing or a seasoned investor, check us out.

Genevieve Fessenden

 Deanna Allen

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Mahjongg Mavens

 

The Mahjongg Mavens include experienced players as well as those who are new to game. All members are asked to have a 2021 official Mahjongg Card which can be ordered online at www.nationalmahjonggleague.org.

Julie Gross

Playing Cards
 
 
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Out + About

 

We will eat lunch at a thoughtfully planned restaurant that will make you wonder how you never even knew the place existed. You are in for a surprise. All details and the cost of the trip are to be announced, so watch your emails from Out & About.

 

If you would like to join our group, we would love to have you!  

Robin Herman + Nancy Vaughn

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Pickleball

 

400 block of Sailmaster: 1st Monday and 3rd Friday at 8:00 a.m.

We have many players who are newcomers and moderate players in our group. Those of us who know the rules and how to play help new players. We always have extra paddles in case one is needed. Please be sure to wear sunscreen, a hat, and tennis shoes. 

Pat Long

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Sing Along

 

Sing Along will start sign ups for new members in January 2022.  If you are interested in joining Sing Along please contact Joann Anderson in January at 512-261-3313 to set up an audition.

Joann Anderson

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A Writer Begins a Book, A Reader Finishes it.

 
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"A" Book Club

 

The “A” book club meets the third Tuesday of the month at

10 a.m. For information please contact one of our Chairs.

Jane Blackburn + Beverly Gould

Books
 
"B" Literates

 

The "B"Literites meets the second Tuesday of the month at 10:00 a.m.  If a book club is in your future, please join us.  Visitors are always welcome.


Debbie Carver

Books
 
Chatty Critics

 

Chatty Critics reads a mix of fiction and non-fiction during the year, including historical fiction, mysteries/detectives and biographies.  We also usually try to include one book either about Texas or by a Texas author. First Mondays @ 1:00pm

Stephanie Sampson

Book Stack
 
Literary Ladies of Lakeway

The Literary Ladies of Lakeway meet in members’ homes on the second Wednesday of each month where we enjoy a light lunch and our book discussion. If in-person meetings are not possible this year, we will hold our meetings via Zoom. Our group reads a mix of fiction and non-fiction works, as well as one classic each year. In September we will be reading and discussing The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. Our group currently has two openings.

Kimberly Lenz

Books
 
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The Voyagers Book Club

 

The Voyagers Book Club meets the fourth Friday of the month at 10:00 a.m.  If a book club is in your future, please join us.  Visitors are always welcome.

Peg Truckenbrod + 
Kathy Wilson

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Wine With Words

 

We meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. for dinner at a member’s home or at a local restaurant. Our September meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 21st. Our book selection is One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus. For more information, please contact

 

Nicky Brademan + Pat Long

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World of Books

 

World of Books meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 10:00 a.m. in member’s homes. All current COVID protocols are observed.  For September, our selection is Pretty Things by Janelle Ward.

 

Mary Mikhail + Betty Haley