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Woman's Club of Coconut Grove

2016 Events

Footprints - The Play
The Woman’s Club of Coconut Grove founded, February 19, 1891, celebrated its 125th Anniversary on February 19, 2016. On this date the Woman’s Club, in association with New Theatre, presented the play Footprints, written by playwright and Lifetime Member Sandra Riley. The play dramatizes the pioneer lives of Mary Barr and Kirk Munroe and the early years of Coconut Grove and Miami. The purpose of this event is to bring friends and neighbors together in support of the Woman’s Club. More than 100 were in attendance to celebrate this special day celebrating Founders Day.

Footprints - The Reading
Footprints - The Reading In celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Everglades Royal Palm Park, the Woman’s Club of Coconut Grove hosted a reading of the play Footprints written by Sandra Riley. The play recounts the pioneer lives of Mary Bar Munroe (Melissa Hubicsak) and Kirk Munro (Clint Hooper), two visionaries who fought to save the hammocks and birds of the Everglades. A lively discuss was held with the playwright, Sandra Riley, Everglades Director of Education, Allyson Gantt and Every Kid in a Park volunteer Ellen Siegel.

Historic Marker Celebration
Historic Marker Celebration As part of a program to promote cultural tourism, education, awareness, and to commemorate historic sites in Coconut Grove, the Woman's Club of Coconut Grove hosted the Historic Markers Celebration held on September 29, 2016. This well attended event was organized by Joyce Nelson, president of the Coconut Grove Civic Club and member of the Woman's Club Coconut Grove. In Joyce's address, she stated that "historic preservation of Coconut Grove has been one of her lifelong ambitions."

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