April 2014

Saturday, April 5, 8am. Walk with a Doc at Crestmoor Park. This park is located off of S. Locust and Cedar (near Alameda) in Denver. They meet near the tennis courts. Rosalie has other plans and won’t be there this month. Sometimes we have a few SNC members attending. This month’s health topic is Plant Based Diets. 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 profes-sionals – Eat healthy with free re-freshments, 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 medi-cine to improve your life! FREE. If you want to register, please go to Walk with a Doc on MeetUp groups. Call Rosalie if you are interested in going.

Saturday, April 5, 2-3pm. Bemis Library. Love Letters from the Greatest Generation will be the theme of this program featuring singer Marta Burton and singer/pianist Nick Rossi. Enjoy songs, stories, letters and music from the World War II era. Burton has sung in concert halls throughout the U.S. and abroad. She has starred with many major orchestras, including the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center.

Saturday, April 5, 6:30-9:30pm. Dance at Heather Gardens. Perfect Harmony 4 will be performing. and it will be held at Rendezvous, our new restaurant, instead as they are resurfacing the floor in the auditorium. This dance is for residents and non-residents. They will have a special table for singles. The cost is $5.00 for H.G. 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 refresh-ments. The next dance will be Saturday, May 3 with Memories performing. Rosalie is planning to go so if you are going give her a call.

Friday, April 18, 7-8:30pm. Bemis Library. Visit with entrepreneur Walt Disney, portrayed by professional actor David Skipper, Disney was an innovative animator who won 22 Academy Awards and was the founder of theme parks Disneyland and Disney World. Skipper captures the Disney personality as he presents Disney’s life from his early years as a cartoonist and initial difficulties forming an animation studio, to his later successes with full-length animated films and
entertainment parks. Disney created the first cartoon in color and was the original voice of Mickey Mouse. Skipper will bring various objects and animatronics from his extensive Disney collection to show the audience.

Sunday, April 27, 5:30pm. SNC Meeting. Our next SNC Meeting will be on Sunday, April 27 at 5:30 PM at Cherri’s Woodside Village Clubhouse. Below are complete instructions to the Clubhouse in case you forgot where Cherri lives. Everyone at our March SNC meeting said they wanted  Beginner Line Dancing lessons so we have an instructor named Bob who will be teaching us some Beginner Line Dances tonight. I hope everyone is able to come that went to our last meeting that agreed to this. We will need an RSVP by Wednes-day, April 23 and then we will open it up to 10 outsiders that we may invite. There will be a charge for the light dinner and lesson of $8.00 or less. We will be dancing on carpet, so you may want shoes that can move and slide when you dance. You will need to RSVP to Phyllis or Rosalie by Wednesday, April 23 as we need to have an idea how many people will be coming to this meeting. Please remember to park in the Guest Parking or on the street. Please do not park in Mail Parking or Re-served Parking, Please  remember to invite other single people you know to this event and our meetings and activities. Guests can 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).

Monday, April 28, 2-3pm. Bemis Library. 150 Years of Stories from the Rocky Mountain News. If you read the Rocky Mountain News, or enjoy Colorado and American history, you will want to hear former news editor Michael Madigan as he shares headline stories and photos from the history of the newspaper, The Rocky Mountain News was Colorado’s leading and oldest daily newspaper before closing in February 2009 just a few days short of its 150th anniversary. Madigan will highlight events and personalities from the front pages of the newspaper throughout its history. Experience what it was like to open the Rocky on the days it first reported Lincoln’s assassination, how Baby Doe Tabor died outside of the Matchless Silver Mine, the sinking of the Titanic, the trial of a Colorado cannibal, the two great World Wars, the newspaper’s warning to young fans of the Beatles, the unsolved murder of Jon-Benét Ramsey, and many more noteworthy news stories. Michael Madigan worked 30 years at the Rocky Mountain News in various positions, including sportswriter. He also was general manager of the Daily Camera in Boulder for four years. He has written one novel, an adventure/thriller titled Double Dare, set in southern Colorado’s San Juan Mountains, and is currently working on his second novel.

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