The Del Mar-Leucadia branch of the American Association of University Women invites the public to its Boutique Mystique, a showcase of unique handcrafted items by local artisans and books by member and award-winning children’s author Edith Fine. The free event will be held Sept. 22, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the beautiful Asian garden of member and world traveler Barbara Jenkins-Lee, 1327 La Sobrina Court, Solana Beach. Parking and entrance is on San Andres Drive. Look for the authentic Japanese gate with tile roof. The shopping mecca will offer antiques, jewelry, sculptures and ceramics as well as a silent auction and information about the upcoming activities of the branch.
A portion of the proceeds will fund scholarships for students attending Mira Costa College and California State University San Marcos as well as local middle school girls attending Tech Trek, a math and science camp at University of California San Diego.
Membership in the American Association of University Women is open to all graduates who hold an associate or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university. The Del Mar-Leucadia Branch reflects the varied interests of its members with informative, educational monthly meetings and special interest groups such as Gourmet, Foreign Affairs, Book Groups, Mini Courses, Gadabout, and Theatre.
Founded in 1955, the local branch serves the North Coastal communities of Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, Olivenhain, Leucadia and La Costa. Information: 760-918-6806 or www.aauwdelmar-leucadia.org The national organization, founded in 1881, advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.