Clubwomen may pursue expanded leadership opportunities as well as participation in conferences and special projects.
Community-Building / Social Networking / Special Interests
The Club enjoys partnerships with several community organizations which offer more outlets for community service and outreach. There are also established social and special interest gatherings (such as a book club, craft circle, and foreign affairs discussion group).
Become a Club Supporter
Donations and affiliate memberships (members who cannot regularly attend meetings but wish to support the Club) are welcome. Your $35 annual membership dues and donations are tax-deductible. The UPWC is a 501c3 non-profit organization.
Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month -- October through June --
at University Christian Church, 6800 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville, Md. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. Lunch is provided at noon, followed by topical programs featuring guest speakers at 12:30 p.m. A brief business meeting follows the program. Guests are always welcome, and free childcare is provided (RSVP requested). Annual membership dues are $35 (and tax-deductible).
Additional Opportunities to Get Involved
Annual Events and Special Activities
Scholarship Application Deadline | April 3, 2017
The club offers three scholarships -- for graduating high school seniors and non-traditional students. For more information, please visit scholarships.
UPWC Garden Gear and Plant Swap | 1-3 p.m., Sunday, April 23, at University Park Soccer Field/Queens Chapel Road
Get a jump start on your garden by exchanging plants, seeds, and garden gear with your neighbors. Dig up your seedling trees or other beauties ready for a new home, divide those hostas and bulbs, or pass along a houseplant or two. Have garden pottery, tools, trellis and plant supports, or decor to exchange? Garden gear or tools in usable condition are welcome. Plants can be brought in garden pots, plastic grocery bags or disposa- ble cups. Don't have a plant or garden item to swap? Small donations to UPWC charitable endeavors are also appreciated. This is a free event.
University Park Annual Garden Tour | Returns in 2018
This annual event features a fine selection of gardens in our community. See a wide variety of gardens -- urban orchards, ornamental, shade, and kitchen gardens -- and get inspired! Don't miss this wonderful neighborhood tradition. Maps will be available at individual houses on the tour during event hours and signs will be posted in the front yards of featured homes. This is a free event (donations welcome). Garden descriptions and map available in June.
University Park 24th Annual Candlelight Holiday House Tour | 7-10 p.m., Friday, December 8, 2017
Join us for this festive tour of lovely homes bedecked for the holidays. Maps will be available at individual houses on the tour during event hours and signs will be posted in the front yards of featured homes. This is the main fundraiser for the Club and proceeds help fund our scholarship program. Tickets and more information is available on the tour map.