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Friday May 4 from 7:00 pm. Dancing at the Summit with Tony David and Pam Hughes. The Summit is located at 2700 S Havana on the corner of Yale and Havana. We will be celebrating the May SNC birthdays. Please RSVP to Cherri or Carmen who have reserved 10 seats in the bar area. There is no cover charge. You can get appetizers or any other food that you like plus drinks.

Friday, May 11. Salute to Seniors at the Colorado Convention Center from 8:30 am – 4:00 PM at 700 14th St. Denver, CO. This year the theme is the Maiden Voyage of the Titanic where they are celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Titanic. There will be entertainment and lots of booths and exhibits. It is $9.00 for the first ticket and $4.50 for the second ticket. You can pick up tickets at the door or order ahead of time at 303-333-3482. Check out further info at their web site www.senioranswers.org. Rosalie plans to go and if you are going let her know.

Friday, May 11 at 7:00 PM. The Heather Gardens Frolics Club presents “Lars, Nick and Old Ace”. Also May 17 and 18 at 7:00 PM and on May 12 and 19 at 3:00 PM. Rosalie is planning to go on Friday, May 11 to the 7:00 PM show. Tickets go on sale on April 16 and if you are interested in going let Rosalie know ASAP and get your money to her for $8.00 in advance or you can pay $10.00 at the door. If you would like to go to a different performance, let Rosalie know and she can pick up tickets for you. In the past we have eaten at Blossoms prior to the show but since we have a new clubhouse a new Blossoms is being built and it will not be open by May 11. Should you want to eat out somewhere around 5:00 PM before the show let Rosalie know.

Saturday, May 12, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Free Concert. BEMIS LIBRARY 6014 So. Datura St. in Littleton. Les Miserables: Light and Shadow. Marta Burton and Nick Rossi perform highlights from Broadway’s beloved musical, along with excerpts from Victor Hugo’s crowning literary¬† achievement, Les Miserables. An intimate portrayal of Fantine, Cosette and Jean Valjean as they emerge from darkness into the light of love. Contact Dee.

Monday, May 14, 7:00 p.m. Washington Park Walk. This is our first walk of the season. We meet on the east side of the park at Franklin and Mississippi at 7:00 p.m. and begin walking promptly at 7:05 p.m. Invite your friends, and bring your friendly dogs. Call Dee if the weather looks threatening to see if the walk is still on. It is also helpful if you let her know you plan to attend so that she knows who to watch for. If the walk is cancelled due to inclement weather, it will be held on Monday, May 21, instead.

Tuesday, May 15, 7:00-8:30 p.m. An Inside Look at John F. Kennedy’s Secret Service Agents.¬† BEMIS LIBRARY 6014 So. Datura St. in Littleton. Gerald Blaine, a member of JFK’s Secret Service detail, will talk about his memories of President Kennedy. He will reveal the inside story of the assassination, the weeks and days that led to it, and its heart- rending aftermath. He will discuss the lives of the men who were devoted to protecting the presidential family. Copies of The Kennedy Detail: JFK’s Secret Service Agents Break Their Silence, will be available for purchase and signing. Contact Dee.

Saturday, May 19, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Unconventional Women of the West. BEMIS LIBRARY 6014 So. Datura St. in Littleton. Enjoy a dramatic presentation by seven actresses portraying unconventional women in the history of the West. Historical characters performed will include Lillian Russell, actress and singer; Susan Shelby Magoffin, first white woman on the Santa Fe Trail; Charlie Parkhurst, stagecoach driver; Silver Heels, dancehall girl who aided miners; Bertha Spears, Harvey Girl; Ellis Meredith, suffragist; and Calamity Jane. Each actress has researched the character that she is portraying, written her own script and created a costume. This program will be produced by The Legendary Ladies, a group that exists to promote the role of women in the settling of the West. Contact Dee.

Saturday, May 19 at 6:00PM. SNC Meeting and Cinco de Mayo Game Night & Pot Luck. Yes, Saturday, not Sunday. For our May meeting we will be going to Cherri Cassio’s Clubhouse at the Woodside Village Condos at 6:00 PM for a delayed Cinco de Mayo Game Night and Mexican Pot Luck. We are two weeks late for this holiday but since Cherri decided to make it a Mexican Theme for the Pot Luck the title fitted in. Please bring a dish to share with a Mexican Theme or ask Cherri to recommend something for you to bring. Don’t forget to invite guests to join us, if you like, as visitors are always welcomed. It will also be our monthly game night. We will play games after dinner so bring your favorite games along and any new games you may have purchased recently and enjoy playing. Cherri is coordinating the items for the Mexican Themed dinner and you can call Cherri and let her know what you are bringing or have her assign an item for you to bring. We may need extra chairs and if you have some bridge chairs maybe you can leave them in your car and if we need them you can bring them into the clubhouse. Please remember to park in Guest Parking or on the street. Please do not park in the Mail Parking or Reserved Parking.

Friday, May 25-May 28. Downtown Denver Arts Festival over Memorial Day Weekend at the Denver Pavilions on the 16th Street Mall. More than 150 artists participate in this festival and are all from Colorado. We usually go to this event one of the days of this holiday. Rosalie plans to sponsor it and if you are interested in attending let her know. The day we go may depend on the weather and other activities going on.

Saturday, May 26, 9:45 a.m. 15th Annual Waterton Canyon Hike. The canyon was closed last year for cleaning and maintenance, so we are really looking forward to this year’s hike. Take C470 to the Wadsworth exit. Drive south about 4 miles. Watch for the Waterton Canyon sign and turn left there. If you end up at Lockheed Martin, you have missed the turn. We will meet at the entrance to the main parking lot (probably by the rocks) at 9:45 a.m. Bring water for sure and a snack if you wish. We plan to walk up the canyon for an hour or so and then start back. There is always the possibility of seeing the big horn sheep as well as other wildlife. Call Dee to let her know if you will be there, for carpooling possibilities, and further information. If the weather is bad, we will reschedule the hike.

Theater/Concerts. Some of your SNC members have season tickets to the Curious Theatre Company which is located at Acoma Street. The plays for Season 15 have been announced and if you are interested, you can see five plays for the preview price of $65 for Friday or Thursday evenings. Of course they have other seating packages that may work better for you. Let Rosalie know if you have any questions.

Some SNC members also have season tickets to the Aurora Fox Theatre and they are selling their subscription packages for the 2012-2013 season. A group of SNC members have Opening Nights Subscriptions and the price is $80 for 5 plays and $64 for 4 plays. You also get a ticket to the Phamaly’s production of “The Foreigner” in January 2013.

The 2012 Hudson Gardens Summer Concert Schedule is out and we went as a group to many of these concerts last year. Some of the groups coming to Hudson Gardens this year includes:The Guess Who, Three Dog Night, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Lee Greenwood (with fireworks for two nights), Heart, Kansas, Firefall, Rick Springfield, The Orchestra, Joe Walsh and Super Diamond.
The 2012 Summer Garden Free Concerts at the Rose Garden at The Gardens on Havana include:The Maynard Mills Blues Band, Old Skool Country Rock Band, Six Foot Joe and the Red Hot Rhinos and the Aurora Symphony Orchestra. We attended a few of these last year that we enjoyed.

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