For the LOVEof Art and Cards!

The Carpinteria Woman’s Club invites you to join us for an evening of Valentine’s revelry and artistic expression with artist, teacher, and fellow member, Janey Cohen

Wednesday, February 10, 7 pm

at the Woman’s Club

1059 Vallecito Rd.


Janey is excited to teach us all a unique and easy watercolor painting technique that anyone can do, even without any prior experience.  You will be able to take home your beautiful artwork, transformed into lovely Valentine’s Day cards.

Basic materials will be provided, but if you would like to enhance your experience, you could bring:

Your own watercolor paints and brushes

A hair dryer to speed up the drying process

Collage materials, stamps, glue, glitter, etc. to bedazzle your greeting cards

The presentation is free of charge. Please bring a friend, and a sweet or savory Valentine’s dish or bottle of wine to share!

Janey Cohen has been a local teacher for the past 36 years and after recently retiring from the classroom has found time to rediscover the artist within.  She is currently focusing on the medium of watercolor, and you can see images of her work at her website-in-progress at  She is a member of the Santa Barbara Art Association, and is actively involved with the Carpinteria Arts Center.



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Please join us for the 5th Annual HOLIDAY COCKTAILS for a CAUSE and The Art of the Classic Cocktail! with MixMistress Mandy Huffaker Chin.   
Wednesday, December 9th at 7p
$20/per person (bring your own Martini or Wine Glass)
Proceeds benefit the Carpinteria Arts Center!
FABULOUS raffle prizes!!
Tickets are only $1/each or 6 for $5.
Attendance is limited!
Please RSVP by email: or call 805-566-8953 by Monday Dec 7th to be “on the list!”

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In honor of Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 7:00 pm

In honor of Veterans Day Please join us on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 7:00 pm for  an Evening of Healing honoring veterans and the community, with  Dr. Gloria Kaye.  Please invite the veterans in your life who would like to experience a very powerful evening of healing. Individuals with physical, emotional and spiritual issues are all welcome.
Dr. Gloria Kaye has been a practicing energy specialist, hands-on healer and pioneer of yoga therapy for the past 50 years, Dr. Kaye has “touched” the lives of thousands of clients. Working in conjunction with physicians and healthcare practitioners, Dr. Kaye has built a successful practice in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Her clients include well-known personalities, professional athletes, business executives, senior citizens, families, adolescents and young children, and even pets! In the early 1980s, Dr. Kaye received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology and health psychology, and has helped thousands since then…
Dr. Kaye’s new book Healers Hands, Healers Heart will also be available for sale and signing at this event.
Please refer to Dr. Kaye’s website for more in-depth information about her healing capabilities.

Admission is free, but please bring a dish or beverage to share. Looking forward to seeing you!!
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Clothing Exchange at the Woman’s Club TONIGHT!!

You are invited to CWC’s last meeting…. until September!!!

TONIGHT!! Wed, June 10 ~ 7 pm   The year in review….and the long awaited -CWC Annual Clothing Swap!

Bring around 10 or so quality items of clothing, jewelry or accessories and walk away with new-to-you things in exchange!
(remaining items will be donated to Destined for Grace Thrift Store )


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Please join us on Wed, May 13, 7 pm for a presentation by Amyris Wilson on “Healing Breath & Energy Medicine”

Amyris is the founder of Breath of Oneness. She is a certified Reiki Master, Conscious Breath Practitioner, and Self Mastery Coach. She has recently opened an office at the Hara Healing Center in Carpinteria.

We will explore and experience some simple and easy to use breathing techniques that will increase the vital life force energy in our bodies and talk about the healing benefits this has on a physical, emotional and mental level.



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Please Join Us For a Special CWC Antique Roadshow!! Wed. April 8th 7pm

Please Join Us   For a Special CWC Antique Roadshow!!

Wednesday, April 8th 7pm  at the Woman’s Clubhouse, 1059 Vallecito Rd., Carp


Elizabeth Stewart , certified appraiser of fine art and antiques, will be on hand to help us understand, enjoy and appraise the sometimes buried treasures of our lives!

Elizabeth Stewart has been hard at work in the appraisal field of art and antiques for 27 years. She has her certification with the American Association of Appraisers in NYC. Elizabeth graduated Magna cum laude from Tufts University in Boston, and received her MA in Historic Preservation and Museum Studies at the University of San Diego. She holds a PhD in Iconographic Studies in Art History .

Additionally, she is a Certified Appraiser of Personal Property, certified in both Fine Art, and Antiques and Residential Contents, and is a specialist in living American artists.

Locally, Elizabeth writes an “Ask the Appraiser” column, and hosts a weekly radio program on KZSB, covering the fine arts in Santa Barbara. She has appeared on the Antiques Road Show. Celebrity clients include The Jonathan Winters family and The Family of Kirk Douglas.

Please bring a bottle of wine or  a dish to shareand get ready to learn a LOT , be amazed …and laugh out loud!

Please RSVP to marybeth at if you wish to have a piece appraised.





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March 11th 7PM Acupuncture: Your Secret Weapon in a Personal Wellness

Please join us on March 11th at 7:00 PM for a presentation by Patricia Tenyer, L.Ac, LMTon the healing properties of acupuncture as optimal uses in prevention and treatment of illness and injuries. She will also address the proper medicinal uses of teas and optimal uses in prevention and treatment of illness and injuries. She will also address the proper medicinal

uses of teas and herbs.

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“New Year, New You: How to Live Better Through Fresh Foods”.

Suzanne Landry, Fresh Food Chef & Wellness Educator and Author of “The Passionate Vegetable” and “Fresh Food Matters” will be the featured presenter at the next Carpinteria Woman’s Club meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 11th at 7 pm.

She’ll demonstrate proper food preparation techniques while preparing a dish using locally grown produce.

Suzanne has over thirty years experience as an educator, cooking teacher and industry consultant and has inspired many people onto a healthier lifestyle. She developed the Nutrition Education Program for the renowned Issels Medical Cancer Center and is presently the Wellness Educator and Health Coach for Integrative Medicine Center of Santa Barbara. She will have signed copies of her books on hand for purchase.

Interested persons are welcome to attend free of charge. Please RSVP to Marybeth Carty at, or call 566-8953.

Please bring a dish to share or a bottle of wine.

For more info on Suzanne:

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January 14th Meeting Tai Chi & Qigong

Please join us for an uplifting presentation and demonstration: Tai Chi for the New Year: Easy Exercises and meditations for Balance, Peace and Health in 2015 with Jessica Kolbe, a Level 3 certified Tai Chi and Qigong instructor.      

Wed, Jan. 14     7:00 pm Carpinteria Womans Club  1059 Vallecito Rd

Qigong (pronounced chee-gung), is the practice of energy cultivation, Ancient Chinese exercises developed 2000 years ago for the health of our bodies, minds, emotions and our spiritual natures.  Slow,meditative exercises stretch our bodies, soothe the nervous system and bring peace to our minds.

Tai Chi (pronounced tie-chee), is a choreographed form of Qigong that focuses on balance and harmony for our bodies, and  in our everyday lives.

Both Tai Chi and Qigong are ancient Chinese exercises that promote optimal health, vitality and longevity.  The exercises greatly reduce stress of all kinds and gives the practitioner a sense of peace and happiness.  Qigong and Tai Chi improves physical health, mental, emotional health and balance.

The 4 components of Qigong, and Tai Chi are:

1.    Mindful movements, synchronized with the breath, gently exercise and stretch the body.

2.   Meditation relaxes and centers the body, mind and spirit.

3.    Self-applied massage of hands, feet, neck, ears and scalp stimulate acupressure points to improve organ function , the immune system, circulation and   energy flow.

4.    Deep breathing slows the heart rate and lengthens the breath  to promote the body’s natural healing Wear loose, comfy clothes if you wish to participate!


Jessica Kolbe leads Tai Chi and Qigong Classes in Carpinteria and Santa Barbara.  She is a Level 3 certified instructor and a senior teacher trainer for the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi.  She has studied with masters in China and all over the US.  Jessica specializes in Medical Qigong, Emotional Healing Qigong and Ancient Animal Frolics. You can watch or stream her TV show, Qigong with Jessica Kolbe, six times a week on TVSB, channel 17.  Jessica is passionate and convinced about the healing benefits of Qigong and Tai Chi and loves to help people activate their own healing abilities.


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