October, 2013

Saturday, Oct 5. Dance at Heather Gardens. 1st Saturday of the month Dance at Heather Gardens from 6:30-9:30 PM . Perfect Harmony 4 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 may be there.The attire is classy casual. There will be dance hosts, mixer dances and light refreshments. The next dance will be Saturday, November 2 will be the next dance. Rosalie is not planning to go so if you are interested in going give her a call.

Saturday, October 12. National Wildlife Refuge Week from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. there will be a program at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge to celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week by exploring the “wild” side of the Refuge during this free, fun-filled day for the entire family! Activities include tours, wildlife arts and crafts, face painting and Hawk Quest with their live birds of prey. For more information, call the Visitor Center at 303-289-0930 or visit our web site.Your Hometown Habitat. They will have wildlife viewing tours, presentations, hands-on exhibits, etc. For more info check out or call 303-289-0930. The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge is located at 6550 Gateway Road, Commerce City.

Saturday, Oct 19. Walk with a Doc. 8am. Walk with a Doc will be meeting at Bible Park which is off of Yale between Monaco and Quebec in Denver. Rosalie will be able to go this month. Sometimes we have a few SNC members attending. This month’s health topic is Lung Cancer Screening.. 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.

Saturday, Oct 19. Bemis Library International Crafts Fair and Concert. A wide variety of handmade craft items from around the world will be available for purchase at the annual International Craft Fair. Proceeds will benefit the poor in foreign countries. Items for sale will include jewelry and crafts from Indonesia, India, Egypt, Nepal, Uganda, South Africa, Bulgaria, Peru, Brazil, and other countries. A number of new vendors have been added to this year’s event. Enjoy the Kutandara Marimba Experience, playing music from southern Africa on Zimbabwean-style marimbas, 2–3 p.m. in Sophie’s Place.

Saturday, Oct 19. Swallow Hill Concert. Join Tom Keeton and Gina Abegg to hear legendary musician, Holly Near, at Swallow Hill Music Center, Lincoln and Yale, Denver, Sat., October 19. We will meet for dinner at 6 pm at Colore Restaurant, Broadway and Yale. The concert starts at 8:00. If you can’t come for dinner but want to go to the concert, meet us at Swallow Hill at 7:30. Please RSVP to Gina or Tom . Tickets are $21, $23 day of show, $2 discount for members. Order early from Swallow Hill if interested. This will sell out. (303 777-1003 x 2) (
Holly Near is a unique combination of entertainer, teacher, and activist. An immense vocal talent, Near’s career as a singer has been defined by an unwillingness to separate her passion for music from her passion for human dignity. She is a skilled performer and an outspoken ambassador for peace who brings to the stage an integration of world consciousness, spiritual discovery, and theatricality.

Friday, Oct 25. Bemis Library. Frightful Friday, 7-9pm. Visit with Edgar Allan Poe, master of horror, mystery and the macabre. David Skipper will perform as Poe with accomplice in horror Joan Mattey. Skipper will dispel some of the myths and misconceptions about Poe and will give a dramatic presentation of the author’s well known and obscure works. Skipper has performed as Poe throughout the U.S. for many years. Free popcorn and lemonade will be provided.

Sunday, Oct 27, 5:30pm. SNC Monthly Meeting. Please join fellow SNC members for a free dinner for all paid up SNC members at the newly remodeled Country Buffet, 1026 South Sable Boulevard, Aurora, CO 80012. Their phone number is 303-745-1844. This restaurant is located at the Northeast corner of Mississippi and Sable Boulevard. We will be meeting in their banquet room at 5:30 PM and just ask for SNC when you arrive. This is a brightly lit restaurant with home-style buffet favorites such as pot roast, roast beef, carved turkey, fried chicken, mashed potatoes, and steamed vegetables. They will showcase different types of breads and pasta. You can also find various areas with, Mexican, Italian, steaks, shrimp, chicken, etc. In addition they have all sorts of delicious desserts and a beautiful salad bar. Your dinner will include a variety of drinks of your choice also. I am getting hungry just listing all the food they have to offer and I know you will walk away stuffed. Make sure your membership is up-to-date and if it is your dinner will be free. Call Dee to see if your dues are current. You can pay your dues on October 27 and if you are not renewing you will need to pay for your food that night. We will need you to RSVP to Dee by Friday, October 25 as we need to give the Country Buffet a head count prior to our dinner. Please remember to invite other single people you know to this Appreciation Dinner as we always like to increase the size of our club. Guests can come to a few events and then hopefully they will join our club. Hosts of events are encouraged to speak to guests that come on a regular basis to join our club as our dues are very reasonable (only $25.00 a year). If a guest decides to join tonight and pay the $25.00 dues their meal will be free and they will be able to be a SNC member for an entire year. What a deal!

Monday, Oct 28. Bemis Library. Colorado Ghost Stories, 2-3pm. Take a trip through the haunted houses and ghoulish graveyards of our state. Hear ghost stories associated with the Stanley Hotel, Cheesman Park, the Molly Brown House and more! This program is presented by Active Minds.

Oct 5 – Nov 10. Pluss Theatre. “From Door To Door” is a heartfelt, soulful comedy and a tribute to American women of three generations, From Door to Door explores the influence culture and religion have in shaping life options. Whatever your heritage, you will recognize the characters in this play as women in your own families who struggle to adapt to new roles in a changing world.

Oct 6 – Nov 3. Defending the Caveman. Gina Abegg would love to see ”Defending the Caveman” at the Garner Galleria Theater of the DCPA through Nov. 3. Performance Times are Wed-Sat eve 7:30pm , Sat-Sun mat 2pm. Any interest in setting up a time, call her by Sunday, October 6. Defending the Caveman is a hilarious play about the ways men and women relate to each other. Without taking sides, this insightful comedy discusses the ongoing battle for understanding between the sexes. Through its hysterical observations into contemporary feminism, masculine sensitivity and the erogenous zones, Defending the Caveman mines the common themes in relationships that go straight through the funny bone.

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