June, 2013

Saturday, June 1, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Heather Gardens Dance. Tom Allen will be performing. This dance is for residents and non-residents. They will have a special table for singles. The cost is $5.00 for residents if they prepay and $7.00 for residents and guests the day of the dance. Some SNC members will be there. The attire is classy casual. There will be dance hosts, mixer dances and light refreshments. No alcoholic beverages are allowed at the dance anymore. The next dance will be Saturday, July 6 with the Terry Norona band.

Tuesday, June 4, 7pm-8pm. Bemis Library. See a living history performance on the amazing life of Buffalo Bill Cody. Actor Jeff Norman will take you on a journey through all the highlights of Buffalo Bill’s colorful career as a frontiersman, buffalo hunter, scout, Pony Express rider, Indian fighter, and international showman. Buffalo Bill was a Medal of Honor recipient as well as an advocate for Indian culture and equal pay for women. Norman has performed for over 40 years throughout the country.

Saturday, June 8, 8am. Walk with a Doc. This group will be meeting at Bible Park which is off of Yale between Monaco and Quebec. They meet near the Baseball diamond. Sometimes we have a few SNC members attend every month. This month’s health topic is Allergic Rhinitis: The Runny Nose. Every month during these walks we walk, talk, and exercise our way to a healthier you! Learn with a high yield health discussion given by a local expert healthcare provider – Exercise with new friends, doctors, nurses, and other health care professionals – Eat healthy with free refreshments, water, and a healthy breakfast. What’s better than free breakfast, healthy tips for smart living, and a way to talk to your doctors and nurses without any co pays!? Come… Walk with a Doc! Ask questions, get to know your doctors, and have a great time improving your life! Join us at the next one! We’ll check blood pressures, give away lots of free stuff, and get you to use exercise as medicine to improve your life! FREE. If you want to register, please go to Walk with a doc on MeetUp groups. Rosalie will not be going this month as she is going to the Heather Gardens event.

Saturday, June 8, 8:30am-12:30pm. You have a choice between the walk around the perimeter of HG or a shorter walk learning about the landscape and plants of H.G. The Auto Show will be in a parking lot near the Picnic Pavilion and a lunch of hot dogs, chips and soda will be served. The cost is $5.00 and that includes breakfast, lunch, water and a give-away. Rosalie is planning to go so give her a call if this interests you. It would be best if you make an RSVP and pay ahead of time.

Saturday, June 8, 2pm-3pm. Bemis Library. Hear Bill Barwick, one of America’s premier Western and cowboy music entertainers, sing songs and tell stories of the Old West. In 2009, Barwick won the coveted Western Music Association’s Male Performer of the Year award.

Saturday, June 8, 6pm-11pm. Littleton Block Party. Join us in Downtown Littleton for this fun event: 5 entertainment stages, food booths, specialty car show, individual booths highlighting Downtown Littleton’s Finest Boutiques and Restaurants, and two fireworks shows! We haven’t yet decided exactly where we will meet or at what time, so if you want to join us call Dee for those details a couple of days before the event.

Sunday, June 9, 6:30pm. Game Night. Potluck at 6:30 PM, followed by any board or card game you would like to play. It’s at Andrea Antico’s.  Come at 5:30 PM if you’d like to walk for an hour on the Highline Canal Trail. Please RSVP by Friday, June 7. When you call, Andrea will give you the gate password.

Tuesday, June 11, 7pm-8:30pm. Bemis Library. Jim Saccomano, director of public relations for the Denver Broncos for over 30 years, will share stories of great moments in the franchise’s history. He also will talk about the future of the Broncos and answer questions from the audience. Saccomano is the author of two popular books on the Denver Broncos, Game of My Life and Denver Broncos: The Complete.

Saturday, June 15, 2pm-3pm. Bemis Library. Enjoy a dramatic presentation by seven actresses portraying unconventional women in the history of the West. The historical characters performed will include Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean; Mother Cabrini, famous for her missionary work; Maude Nelson, baseball pitcher and owner; Mary Elitch, one of the original owners of Elitch Gardens; “Unsinkable” Molly Brown; author Helen Hunt Jackson; and labor organizer Mother Jones. 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.

Wednesday, June 19, 6:30pm to 8pm. Free Concert at Streets of SouthGlenn. The ‘70s with Dr. Kool and the Disco Fever Divas – It’s all about platform shoes, big hair, and the dance floor mirror ball. All the hottest hits of the disco era are covered by The Doctor, but watch out, boogie fever can be highly contagious. The mall is on the southwest corner of University Blvd. and Arapahoe Rd. in Centennial. It is on the street south of Whole Foods, a block or so west. Bring a chair, umbrella (sun or rain protection), food and drink if you wish. To get a good place to sit, we will plan to be there around 6:00 p.m. Give Dee a call if you plan to attend.

Sunday, June 25 5:30pm SNC Meeting. This month we will be going to Apple Creek Restaurant and Grill which is located at 10600 E. Iliff Avenue. They have a meeting room that we will use. Their menu, which is reasonably priced, has lots of choices and includes sandwiches, burgers, specialty pastas and Southwestern favorites, prime rib, steaks, chicken, pot roast, appetizers, soups, salads, desserts, etc. Hopefully everyone will purchase something for dinner, as they are not charging us to use their meeting room. There will be no additional fees for members or non-members tonight. Should you have any questions, please give Rosalie a call.

Our speaker tonight will be Martha Karnopp who has been practicing law for 38 years, with emphasis on estate planning and probate for 26 years as well as elder law, wills, trusts, living wills and power of attorney. She is an honors graduate of the University of Wyoming. Martha meets with her clients in their homes, giving very personalized service. Her goal is to meet her clients’ estate planning goals in a way that is complete, flexible, and as simple and cost-effective as possible. She and her husband are volunteers with RESULTS, a citizens’ advocacy group whose goal is to build the political will to end hunger and poverty. Please remember to invite other single people you know to this meeting and our activities, as we always like to increase the size of our club.

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