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On-Going Events

Monthly Meetings

Meetings are the second Tuesday, September through April, with social time at 10 am and program/meeting at 10:30 am; meetings are in the Clubhouse at Lake Sconti unless otherwise noted. After each meeting, you may elect to stay for a delightful lunch. The optional lunch reservations are needed one week in advance for headcount and can be made here on the website. All lunch reservations are by Lot Charge. Deadline to register or cancel for an event is one week before the event date.


Duplicate Bridge: Meets year-round except holidays, 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month. New members are always welcome. Level: Intermediate to advanced. Contact Peggy Anderson, or Donna Welsh,

Party Bridge: Year-round on 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesday of each month. Chicago-style play. Beginner to intermediate. Contact Dixie Kucera, or Susan Rife,

Book Clubs

Over 26 book clubs with more added as needed! Gain friendships & keep up to date on various book genres. Contact Susan Eanes,

Dated Events

Registration for our dated events can be made by clicking the Registration link below and registering for the event using Members will receive an email reminder for all dated events below. 

September 14, 2021: Are You My Neighbor? 

Jan Murphy - Meet your neighbors and learn fun facts about Big Canoe neighborhoods. 

October 12, 2021: Who Let the Dogs Out? (Cats Too!)

Jane Galvin shares the history of Big Canoe Animal Rescue and its impact on animal rescue in Dawson and Pickens counties—including heart-warming success stories of dog and cat adoption by our members.

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November 8, 6 PM or November 9, 10:30 AM: What the French Know about Preparing Desserts that We Don’t

Join us at C’est La Vie for a delightful French dessert preparation demonstration and Q&A; recipe provided. A discounted dinner/lunch will be offered for those who would like to stay.

December 14, 2021: Christmas with Ridgerunners

February 8, 2022: The Ancient Ways of the Cherokee

For 45+ years, Mark Warren, Medicine Bow Wilderness School, Dahlonega, has taught nature & survival skills of the Cherokee. He will share how common native plants and trees were used by the Cherokee for food, medicine, insect repellent, crafts, shelter & fire.

March 8, 2022: Grow Old Gracefully Without Surgery

Dr. William Zinney will educate us on the aging process and what can be done to slow it down and even reverse the process.

April 12, 2022: Spring Celebration at The Willows & Recognition of Woman of the Year