SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS
For more information about any group, please contact:
Cyril Hosley, Chair
Please be sure to check the website calendar each month as days/times are subject to change.
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You Must Be A Current Dues-Paying Member to Participate in the PHWC SIGs.
Art Critique Club - Calling all artists. Please join us if you would like honest criticism of your artwork. We meet every other month (3rd Thursday 3-5 pm) alternating hosting at each other’s homes. We each show one or two pieces of art, and the others provide constructive comments. The goal is to improve as an artist. Please contact Christie Cavitt for more information.
Back in the Saddle - Daytime horseback riding at different venues. This year we will also be doing some non-ridding events. Please contact Soozie Bul for more information.
Book Clubs - Book Clubs are popular in PHWC and many groups are limited in membership. However, there may be an opening in one or more book clubs. If you are interested in one of these or in becoming part of a new book club, please contact Cyril Hosley at for more information.
Bridge Club - Are you new to the game of Bridge? Or did you once play but under the old conventions? Would you like to learn or update your skills? Group will meet 2nd and 4th Tuesdays 10-12. For more information, please contact Jane Kirby.
Bunco - If you are interested in playing Bunco, please contact Jennifer (Jen) Bienstock-Cohen for more information.
Canasta - The Melding Muchachas gather to play Canasta on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 4 to 6 pm. No worries if you don’t know how to play. We will teach you! Please contact Elaine Walters for more information.
Cooking Dinner Club - Eight enthusiastic cooks in each group prepare recipes from a selected cookbook (or a selected chef or from recipes online, etc. depending on the group) and bring to a member’s home for review, conversation and dinner. Cooks take turns hosting. The host prepares the entrée and the other members are assigned dishes to prepare and bring. For more information contact Janet Hoffman or Mary Ann Johnson.
Cook: Creative Cooks Club – Do you experience digestive challenges and aren’t sure why? Or do you already know which foods trigger your tummy troubles? We are a group of Creative Cooks, using delicious every day substitutions to achieve delectable meals low in FODMAPs while also being gluten and dairy free. Menu contributions and hosting opportunities rotate, and we select recipes found online or from low FODMAP cookbooks. Contact Beth Denton for more information.
Cook: New - Noon Cooking Club – Do you want to belong to a Cooking Club but prefer a daytime experience? Join the new Noon Cooking Club which will meet at noon on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Contact Catherine Kelley for more information.
Cooking Class - Join us for one Fall Cooking Class Event and one Spring Cooking Class Event at various locations in the area. Date and location TBA via email and the calendar. For more information, contact Lynda Soria.
Game Night - Evening gathering to play various fun board games. Meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month. Social begins at 6:30 with games starting at 7 pm. Please contact Catherine Kelley or Debra Kulovitz for more information.
Garden Club - Meets 1st Tuesday of the month from 1 to 2:3 pm for programs and outings. Contact Denise Koval or Julie Dendle for more information.
Girls Night Out - Meets a few times a year for fun socializing activities or just cocktails. Watch for emails or check website calendar for events. Registration is required via the website. Contact Jody Jaspersen or Traci Griswold at for more information.
Golf: PHWC ParTee Girls- Play 18 or 9 holes of golf every Monday at 10 am at various golf courses. Contact Nancy Keene for more information.
Member Support - Meals and Cards - This is a group that assists members and families who are experiencing family crisis, health issues, or death of a loved one. Would you like to contribute to 2-3 half meals per year, or send cards? (Home prepared or just contribute money for the meal.) No meetings are required but we will have an orientation happy hour. A great way to get to know our membership through serving the membership. Contact Dianne Wallace for more information.
Knit & Crochet - Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday at 10”30 am at La Madeleine. Contact Pam Fete for more information.
Ladies Lunch Bunch -We hold two Lunch Bunches each month. We will meet the 2nd Friday and the last Tuesday of each month at around noon at various local restaurants. A great chance to socialize and enjoy good food! Watch your email for dates and places. For the Friday Lunch Bunch, contact Susan Diamond or Gerry Meier. For the Tuesday Lunch Bunch, contact Cindy Hanson or Alyson Ray.
Mahjong - Join our thriving community of Mahjong players. All levels welcome. There is a group for you! Contact Shayne Moore for more information and join the fun.
Marvelous Mahjong--Try a different version of Mahjong...MARVELOUS Mahjong!! Based on National Mahjong rules, using annual cards that offer more hands, increased ability to move around the card with varied playable combinations. Must already know National MJ and we will teach you Marvelous! Join us Wednesdays from 2:00-4:00. Contact Janet Hoffman or Alison Weinberg for more information.
Movie Group - Meets the 4th Friday around noon for matinee fun. Contact Ginger Choucair for more information.
Museum Group - Meets Fridays 3 or 4 times a year to explore area museums. Contact Valerie Boyd or Paula Scofield at for more information.
New: Needlepoint Stitch Club - Do you needlepoint? Do you want to learn how? Join the new Needlepoint Stitch Club which meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday afternoon from 1:30 to 3:30 pm. Contact Ann Kozlow for more information.
Pickleball Group - Meets The PHWC Pickled Pink, a community of Preston Hollow pickleball players, play together on and off the court! Pickled Pink helps new players learn and navigate the sport and connects the more experienced players. Contact Cyril Hosley for more information.
New: Singles SIG - Come and meet other single women in PHWC as we form friendships and join in fun activities together throughout the year. Please contact Elaine Walters for more information.
Theater Group - Enjoy 3 or 4 local theater events between September and May. Carpooling from Preston Hollow is available. Evening usually includes the pre-show dinner option. Please contact Mendy Halsted for more information.