SouthWest UU Women

SWUUWCon Schedule 2019

FRIDAY
Feb. 22

Please note Friday dinner is on your own. The hotel has a restaurant and your welcome packet includes a listing of nearby restaurants.
3:00 pm Hotel check-in begins.
  Conference registration desk opens.
  Raffle Ticket sales begin - Proceeds support scholarship fund. Items donated by vendors.
  Silent Auction items on display.
  Bazaar opens (closed during Opening Ceremony and at 9:00pm). Each conference vendor has generously donated an item for the Raffle. Your ticket purchases help support the conference Scholarship Fund.
  Red Tent Room opens (closes at 10:00 pm). Ask for room number at Registration Table.
4:00 - 5:30 pm Hot Springs Trolley Tour - Gather in front of the hotel where trolleys will pick us up. Cost: $18 when registering.
4:00 - 7:00 pm Settling in, touring on foot, early dining time.
7:00 - 7:45 pm

Opening Ceremony - Begin finding Peace and Healing in the Valley of the Vapors.

  Reverend Jan K. Nielsen, UUCLR
After the Gather with friends or set out on your own for dinner and to explore Central Ave.
ceremony... Shop at the Bazaar until 9 pm.
  Spend time in the Red Tent Room relaxing, conversing, playing, getting a henna painting.
  Drumming on the veranda - weather permitting.
   

SATURDAY
Feb. 23

 
6:00 - 9:00 am Complimentary breakfast buffet for Hotel Hot Springs guests. Pre-paid $12.00 breakfast tickets will be in your badge holder. If you are not staying at the hotel but wish to have breakfast here, please buy a $12 breakfast ticket when registering. 
7:00 am Yoga with Roxy Westhues - Location TBD. Bring your own mat.
All Day Registration Desk open.
  Raffle Tickets available and Silent Auction items viewable.
  Bazaar open from 10:00 am - 9:00 pm.
  Red Tent Room open until 10:00 pm.
8:30 am Welcome to your beautiful day - music and laughter.
9:00 am Opening Service (Homily) - Rev. Jan K. Nielsen, UUCLR
9:15 - 10:15 am Keynote Address - Kathy Webb, Vice-Mayor, Little Rock, AR
10:30 - 11:50 am Morning Workshop Session - AM 1
12 - 1:15 pm Luncheon, SWUUW Annual Meeting (for all conference attendees).
1:30 - 3:00 pm First Afternoon Workshop Session - PM 1
3:15 - 4:45 pm Second Afternoon Workshop Session - PM 2
5:00 - 5:30 pm Old board/New board Meeting - Location TBD
5:30 - 6:30 pm Happy Hour Reception - Cash Bar.
  Last chance to purchase Raffle Tickets.
  Place bids for Silent Auction.
6:45 - 10:00 pm Banquet Dinner
  Silent Auction
8:00 - 10:00 pm Musical Entertainment by Cassie Lea Ford and Christine DeMeo.
   

SUNDAY
Feb. 24

Check out time is 11:00am. The hotel will gladly hold your bags in the lobby area until you are ready to leave.
6:00 - 9:00 am Complimentary breakfast buffet for Hotel Hot Springs guests. Pre-paid $12.00 breakfast tickets will be in your badge holder. If you are not staying at the hotel but wish to have breakfast here, please buy a $12 breakfast ticket when registering. 
7:00 am Yoga with Roxy Westhues - Location TBD. Bring your own mat.
9:00 am Closing Ceremony.
  Spiral Dance with Gretchen Ohmann.
10:30 am Worship at Unitarian Universalist Church of Hot Springs, 100 Norwalk Street, Hot Springs, AR 71901
  Hospitality Hour is 9:30 - 10:30am in the downstairs of the UUCHS building.

Download a printable version of the schedule pdf here (76 KB) .