February 23, 2023
Let’s wear Mardi Gras accessories. We will have the Photo Booth available.
Gather your friends and get a picture taken.
Doors open at 10:30am for check-in/social time. Our meeting will begin at 11:00am.
(Please do not arrive any earlier as the room will not be ready for seating).
LUNCHEON COST: $25. All attendees must contact Susie Marshall to confirm their reservation. Make your check payable to MANDARIN WOMEN’S CLUB and contact Susie Marshall at 904-885-8952 for mailing instructions. Checks must be received by February 16th. There will be no exceptions.
Be sure to note on your check if you prefer a Chef’s Salad.
Biscuits & Gravy
Coffee, Ice Tea and Water
Chef’s Salad is offered as an alternative to the menu. If the salad is desired, it must be noted on your check. No changes can be made after reservation deadline. NOTE: Salad dressings available are Italian, Light Italian, or Ranch.
Noah Darmata from K9s For Warriors will be speaking at our luncheon. K9s For Warriors exists because of a fierce dedication to saving the lives of both veterans and rescue dogs. Join us to hear and learn more about this wonderful group of people.
Other Events this Month
Travel: February 3 – Bulls Bay Preserve and Waterfall, 8017 Old Plank Road, 32220. It’s important that you wear sturdy shoes for a tramp along trails that lead to an unusual sight in Jacksonville: a small waterfall! Carpool from Hobby Lobby at 9:45am, leaving at 10am. Rider cost is $8.00. Lunch will be at Salsas Mexican Restaurant, 7083 Collins Rd. If you did not sign up at the January luncheon, call, text or email Sharon Weed.
Recipe Exchange: February 8 - 11:30am - 1:30pm - Theme: Foods you LOVE! Cost is $2.00. Bring a copy of your recipe and a container for leftovers. In need of a hostess this month. Call or text Jane Stovall if you would like to join or better yet host!
Antiquing: February 10 – We will meet at Sugar Bears Antiques on Julington Creek Road across from Fresh Market at 10:00am. At 11:00am we will head to Great American Antique Mall on Phillips Avenue at Losco Road. At noon we’ll meet at Peony’s Bistro for lunch (10586 Old St. Augustine Road). Call Nancy Crowley at with any questions.
Movie Mania: February 14 - The movie will be “Hello Dolly”. This adaptation is from 1969 starring Barbra Streisand, Walter Matthau & Michael Crawford. Running time is 2 hrs 25 min. Movie is in the HarborChase theatre, 3rd Floor at 1:00pm. Lunch will be at Metro Diner at 11:30am before the movie. Contact Toby Richmond for information.
Social – Flower Arranging: February 21 - 2:00-4:00PM. MEMBERS ONLY - Join your friends for an afternoon of learning how to arrange flowers at HarborChase. The cost is $15.00 per member. Complimentary appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided. Alcoholic beverages can be purchased. We are limited to only 15 members on this date. If additional members are interested, we will try and schedule another Tuesday for another session. If you did not reserve your space with Sue Wojtowicz at the January luncheon, contact her to see if space is available.
Night Train: February 24 – 6:30pm - Singles and Couples at HarborChase (12350 San Jose Boulevard). Mark your calendar for the last Friday of each month (except December). This is Mexican Train, and we will be happy to teach beginners. Park in the back and check in at the front desk. We play with quarters, so please come prepared with $3.25 in quarters. Bring your own non-alcoholic beverage and snacks. Sign up at the luncheon or contact Gail Packard as we need a headcount for HarborChase. BE SURE TO BRING 13 QUARTERS.
Marathon Bridge: February 28 - 4th Tuesday each month thru May at 11am at Noura's Cafe. Please call or text Mary Chapman if you would like to sub or want more information.