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Coming Up in
Looking Back at 2017
have a Program or Trip to Suggest?
Coming Up in 2018
Here is a preview of some of the
events planned for 2018.
an energetic mix of song and dance routines. What a great way to start off
the new year!
Thursday, January 11th
— Sue Schuler will bring us
Thursday, February 8th
— High-energy entertainer
will have us out of our seats, dancing & singing along with her to a variety of
popular Salad Potluck Buffet
will be back again, along with a
Members donate gently-used purses that you no longer use & add a "surprise"
inside. This could be a piece of jewelry no longer needed, a lacy handkerchief,
or some other trinket that you would like to share.
Thursday, April 12th
— Cliff Moody will bring his
Doo Wop quartet
to entertain us with songs from the 50s & 60s. This will be a wonderful trip
down memory lane.
Thursday, May 10th
annual Derby Day at the Races
will be held where members become "jockeys" and the Ladies place their bets on
who crosses the finish line first. We will also have a Derby
Hat Contest and
prizes will be awarded for the funniest, prettiest & most original.
— The annual
Wild Card Bingo & Ice
Cream social will
bring a close to the first half of this year.
No meetings in
July and August.
Thursday, September 13th
— D.J. Leo, the
will have us singing karaoke and laughing at his crazy antics as he brings his
unique show to us.
Thursday, October 11th
Back by popular
demand, Clark Barrios
will have us singing & dancing to a variety of popular hits. Our ladies will be
asked to request their favorites ahead of this meeting so that he will be sure
to have the music that we all want to hear.
Thursday, November 8th
Dynamic Dog Club of The Villages will bring us
Circus. These dogs
are nationally registered & insured, are painted to resemble circus animals, and
will amaze us with their feats. All the dogs are therapy dogs and this group
raises funds for various projects such as providing a service dog to a veteran,
the Humane Society & reading programs in local schools.
— Topping the year off is our annual
bringing a great year of food, friends and entertainment to an end. Happy
Holidays to All!
Hopefully, all will go as planned.
Do YOU have a program or
trip to suggest? Kathy Warner will check it out.
Looking Back at 2017
Here's a look back at the
entertainment we had in 2017.
will entertain us with their Bocelli & Broadway show. This husband and wife
duo, Christy & Atilio Marinelli, are professionally trained opera singers
who will enchant you with their wonderful voices, with a little "Lucy & Desi"
humor mixed in. What a fun way to start off the New Year!
Admission is $1
toward the entertainment since this pair is more expensive than most, but we
wanted to start the year off with something extra special for our members.
Thursday, January 12th
Thursday, February 9th
Ventriloquist Bill Lisby
has been performing in The Villages since 2007 and will keep us laughing as he
shares conversation geared toward "The Villages Lifestyle" with his "dummies".
will have us clapping our hands, tapping our toes, stomping our feet, and
singing along to nostalgic tunes like "When You're Smiling", "Beer Barrel
Polka", "Goody Goody For Me", and many others. It promises to be a fun
also have the ever-popular
Salad Potluck Buffet,
where we all bring a salad to share. It's amazing, but we have very few
duplications. Of course, that also makes it harder for us to pick which
salads we want to sample. Ladies Council members will provide desserts.
Bus Trip —
If you have a suggestion for a bus trip,
please send it to Kathy
(click on link for her email address)
ASAP; she's in the planning stage now.
Thursday, April 13th
This game is
based on the TV show
Name That Tune.
Participants listen to a song and
to solve the artist, song title... or both, and check their card to see if
one of their Bingo squares contains the song. If it does, the participant
uses an ink pen to X the square. If the song isn't on their Bingo card, the
Bingo participant waits for the next song to play in hopes that it is a song
on their Bingo card. This process continues with song files playing until a
participant claims to have a Bingo (5 in a row or the pattern specified).
Thursday, May 11th
— Derby Day
in Lynnhaven, an afternoon at the races.... We'll be placing $1 bets on our
favorite race horses. We'll also have a Derby Day Hat contest
for the prettiest, silliest, and most original hats.
loved Wild Card Bingo
so much last
year that we're doing it again this
year. We'll be playing nine variations of the game and there will be prizes
for all the winners. We'll also have make-your-own
No meetings in
July and August.
Thursday, September 14th
Remember When Doo Wop,
the harmonizing vocal group, will entertain us and have us singing along to
tunes from the 50s and 60s.
Cancelled due to
We will try and book them next year.
Thursday, October 12th
Back by popular demand, the multitalented
will be entertaining us again. Clark is one of the most popular entertainers here in The Villages. His incredible
versatility provides something for everyone. He can shift moods and styles
easily and always sounds good.
He also plays Frankie Valli of the Four Seasons in The Atlantic City Boys.
Thursday, November 9th
— Sue Ann Baker,
one of the first women sworn into the United States' Secret Service back in
1971, will tell us how she came to be an agent, about being sworn in, and what it was like being
one of just five women serving with
1,150 male agents back then, and will share some of her experiences as a
You will be able to pre-order her book,
Behind the Shades: A Female
Secret Service Agent's True Story, and pick it up at the meeting.
Hardcover is $20 and the paperback is $15.
Tuesday, November 14th
Shopping Trip to the
Shops & Altamonte Mall
in Altamonte Springs via Yankee Trails. Sign-ups will begin at the September
meeting. Watch for more details later.
— Annual Christmas/Holiday Luncheon.
This is a luncheon you don't want to miss and only members
are invited. The event will be held at Savannah Center again and catered by
Pasta Faire. Entertainment will be the 3rd, 4th & 5th grade chorus from The
Villages Charter School under the direction of Hunter Britton. We'll have
some great door prizes, too.
The cost is $19 and you
will be able to sign up starting at the November meeting. As always, checks
of items to the chorus'
annual "Closet Clutter" garage sale
helps offset the transportation costs of field trips and performances.
Hunter will be
accepting donations starting in September
at the elementary school (across from Steak & Shake). Clearly mark
the items with Hunter's name.
membership in Lynnhaven Ladies for 2018.
Do YOU Have a Program or Trip Idea to
idea you'd like to suggest for a program
at one of our socials
of the following:
(Click on link for email address.) —
With your ideas and suggestions, we can make 2018 another
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