Community Starts Here!

The Town Club of Mountain Lakes was established in 1959 with a mission to build and maintain a strong community.  Fifty five years later – we’re still doing exactly that.  We are a social club that welcomes newcomers and provides daytime and evening events where residents can get to know one another.  At the same time we’re a philanthropic organization that raises over $25K a year to grant to local organizations in need of a helping hand.

Get to know us.  A strong Town Club is at the very heart of a strong
Mountain Lakes community.

 Below you will find highlights of past and future events.  Please click through for more information.  We meet the 2nd Thursday of every month, alternating between daytime and evening meetings.  Join us.

2015 Holiday House Tour Volunteers


Please consider being a hostess at one our our biggest fundraisers of the year.  All we ask is for a commitment of 2 hours, in a beautiful home to welcome guests. There will still be plenty of time before or after your shift to view the other homes on the tour and you will be an honored guest at our after party at the Mountain Lakes Club. Your help makes this the wonderful event that it is.  

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Wine, Women, & Wit Book Club: The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin and Peter Straub


We meet monthly on the fourth Tuesday evening of the month. We will focus on books that have been made into films. If you don’t have time to read the book, just watch the movie! Then come on over for a relaxing evening of wine, dessert, and good conversation.

For more information and to RSVP, please contact Book Club Chair, Andrea at mommy@thefalcos.com.

Event Details

The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin and Peter Straub

For Joanna, her husband, Walter, and their children, the move to beautiful Stepford seems almost too good to be true. It is. For behind the town’s idyllic facade lies a terrible secret — a secret so shattering that no one who encounters it will ever be the same.

At once a masterpiece of psychological suspense and a savage commentary on a media-driven society that values the pursuit of youth and beauty at all costs, The Stepford Wives is a novel so frightening in its final implications that the title itself has earned a place in the American lexicon.

December Book Club: Primates of Park Avenue: A Memoir


As well as having a lively discussion and a potluck lunch, we will also be hosting our annual book exchange. Please bring a wrapped new or used book. Look forward to seeing you!

Event Details

Please RSVP to Gretchen at gretchenhilton73@gmail.com and bring a potluck dish to share.

Primates of Park Avenue: A Memoir  by Wednesday Martin

Like an urban Dian Fossey, Wednesday Martin decodes the primate social behaviors of Upper East Side mothers in a brilliantly original and witty memoir about her adventures assimilating into that most secretive and elite tribe.

After marrying a man from the Upper East Side and moving to the neighborhood, Wednesday Martin struggled to fit in. Drawing on her background in anthropology and primatology, she tried looking at her new world through that lens, and suddenly things fell into place. She understood the other mothers’ snobbiness at school drop-off when she compared them to olive baboons. Her obsessional quest for a Hermes Birkin handbag made sense when she realized other females wielded them to establish dominance in their troop. And so she analyzed tribal migration patterns, display rituals, physical adornment, mutilation, mating practices, extra-pair copulation, and more. Her conclusions are smart, thought-provoking, and hilariously unexpected.

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January Book Club: The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman


Join us for a potluck lunch and lively discussion. Newcomers, new members are invited and most welcome!

Event Details

Please RSVP to Gretchen at gretchenhilton73@gmail.com and bring a potluck dish to share.

The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dovekeepers and The Museum of Extraordinary Things: a forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro; the Father of Impressionism.

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