Upcoming Events Spring 2019
Join one of our upcoming events! We conduct regular classes along with special events, workshops, and retreats. We also offer outreach programs in the community. Come to spend an hour or two in the company of interesting women. We offer a relaxed and safe atmosphere. All are welcome. We serve experienced writers working on a project to first-time writers getting in touch with their writing voice. Simply come to write in community.
To register for upcoming classes, workshops, and special events, simply click on the link below to join our Meetup community, where you can reserve your spot, get more information, and receive regular updates to upcoming events. To get started, please simply click on the event below that interests you.
Thursday, May 9: Leadership Development Luncheon, celebrating four women who will be attending leadership training this summer for certification to conduct writing circles here in Jacksonville. This will help us fulfill our mission of bringing more programming to a wider, more diverse audience, thereby lifting more women’s voices here in Jacksonville. Location: 1610 Osceola Street, 32204, from 11:30-1 p.m. ($100 donation; tickets available on Eventbrite.) If you can’t attend, please consider a small donation. Anything will help us defray the costs of this major investment in time and money for the next six months! Donate.
Summer Calendar to be announced shortly!
Past Events, Spring 2019
Friday, January 25: Write Around the Corner at Cultivate, 2766 Park Street, 32205, facilitated by Jennifer Wolfe. Shop open 5:30-6, writing circle from 6 to 7:30 p.m. (Community Outreach—free)
Saturday, January 26: Artist Dropoff for SHINE: How the Light Gets In, our Spring Art Show, curated by Deborah Reid, showing at WWf(a)c Jax, featuring all local women artists. Art sale proceeds support our outreach programs in the community. Details in the Facebook description.
Wednesday, January 30: Spring Sampler, facilitated by Jennifer Wolfe, at WWf(a)c Jax, 1610 Osceola Street, 32204, from 6-8:30 p.m. ($25)
Saturday, February 2: Leadership Discernment Circle, facilitated by Diane Debevec, Executive Director of Women Writing for (a) Change Cincinnati, at WWf(a)c Jax, from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (by donation). Note: This program is intended to help local discern if they wish to enroll in the Leadership Academy at Women Writing for (a) Change in Cincinnati during the summer of 2019. We are also planning future leadership training in Jacksonville.
Sunday, February 3: Wine, Women and Words Reception, with special guest Diane Debevec, Executive Director of Women Writing for (a) Change Cincinnati, plus sneak previews of artwork from the show, live music, wine-tasting, and writers reading their work, at WWf(a)c Jax. 2-4 p.m. ($55)
Wednesday, February 6: Spring Series: How the Light Gets In, facilitated by Jennifer Wolfe at WWf(a)c Jax, 1610 Osceola Street, 32204, from 6-8:30 p.m. ($325)
Friday, February 15: SHINE: How the Light Gets In, Art Show Opening and Benefit, curated by Deborah Reid, showing at WWf(a)c Jax, featuring all local women artists. Art sale proceeds support our outreach programs in the community. 5:30-8 p.m., followed by a Story Slam at Bab’s Lab.
Friday, March 8: Riverside POETS gathering, hosted by Kathy Para, at WWf(a)c Jax, from 5:30 p.m. to 7.p.m. (private event for women living and working in Riverside).
Tuesday, March 5 to April 9: Journal to the Self, a 6-week series facilitated by Jennifer Wolfe and Meg Rohal, at WWf(a)c Jax, from 1o a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ($225 includes $15 workbook and journal of your choice).
Saturday, April 13: How the Light Comes: The Poetry of Writing, a free workshop facilitated by Jennifer Wolfe in partnership with Hope at Hand and the Jax Poetry Fest. Held on the first floor of MOCA from 2 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.
Tuesday, April 16 to May 28: Writing Through Transitions, a 6-week series facilitated by Jennifer Wolfe and Meg Rohal at WWf(a)c Jax, from 1o a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ($225 includes $15 workbook and journal of your choice).
Sunday, April 28: Write + Hike + Birding on the grounds of Kingsley Plantation. Led by Jodi Willis of the Duval Audubon Society, with a circle afterward facilitated by Jennifer Wolfe, from 1o a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring a bag lunch, beach chair, and binoculars, though some will be available from Audubon. ($25 )