Past Events

March Book Club

The book selection for March is 11/22/63 by Stephen King. “Life can turn on a dime—or stumble into the extraordinary, as it does for Jake Epping, a high school English teacher in Lisbon Falls, Maine. While grading essays by his GED students, Jake reads a gruesome, enthralling piece penned by janitor Harry Dunning: fifty years […]

Health Lecture March 11 – Toe and Foot Pain

UCLA orthopaedic surgeon Joan Williams, MD, will focus on common complaints in the forefoot and toes, and surgical and non-surgical treatment options.  Bunions, hammertoes, great toe pain and arthritis will also be discussed.  This event is co-sponsored with UCLA. To RSVP please call (800) 516-5323

February Book Club

“When beautiful, reckless Southern belle Zelda Sayre meets F. Scott Fitzgerald at a country club dance in 1918, she is seventeen years old and he is a young army lieutenant stationed in Alabama. Before long, the “ungettable” Zelda has fallen for him despite his unsuitability: Scott isn’t wealthy or prominent or even a Southerner, and […]

Health Lecture February 11th – Virtual Colonoscopy

Colon cancer is the second most common cancer in America, yet less than half of all Americans who should be screened follow through.  Learn about how virtual colonography might be an alternative to colonoscopy for colon cancer screening that avoids sedation.  This event is co-sponsored by UCLA. To RSVP please call (800) 516-5323.

Valentine Making and Music Appreciation Event

Here is your chance to be creative, take care of all of your Valentine cards for one cheap price AND help a great organization. At this event we provide you with all the supplies you could possibly need to make the most wonderful Valentine cards, including cards, envelopes, and a veritable smorgasbord of animals, celestial […]

January Book Club

The book selection for January is This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper. “The death of Judd Foxman’s father marks the first time that the entire Foxman family—including Judd’s mother, brothers, and sister—have been together in years. Conspicuously absent: Judd’s wife, Jen, whose fourteen-month affair with Judd’s radio-shock-jock boss has recently become painfully […]

Health Lecture January 14th – Advance Directives: A Valuable and Powerful Tool

On January 14th, at 7pm, The Santa Monica Bay Woman’s Club will host its 13th complimentary Health Lecture, which is part of our monthly series. An advance health care directive, also known as a living will, is a legal document, which ensures that a person’s decisions regarding his or her own medical care are respected […]

Health Lecture December 10th – Aging Eyelids

On December 10th, at 7pm, The Santa Monica Bay Woman’s Club will host its twelfth complimentary Health Lecture, which is part of our monthly series. Our December Lecture is titled Aging Eyelids and will be presented by Mehryar Taban, M.D. Dr. Taban, is an UCLA oculofacial plastic surgeon; he will discuss the various eyelid problems related […]

December Book Club

The book selection for December is The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern. It won the Locus Award for Best First Novel. “The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It […]

Health Lecture November 12 – Bladders, Prolapse and Incontinence

Have you ever experienced a loss of urine with exercise, cough or sneeze? Have you ever experienced a sensation of bulging at the vaginal opening?  These are not uncommon problems especially in those who have given birth.  There are solutions both surgical and non-surgical.  Amy Rosenman, MD, UCLA urogynecologist, will discuss what this is, why […]