Columbia: Shop, Dine and Movie Event

Well, it is that time of the season.  I use to say I like to go to the mall for the holiday entertainment and then do my Christmas shopping at Wal-Mart. This is kind of like that. I thought we would start our trip by stopping at Columbia's Goodwill and then if people want to, we can go to the Salvation Army Thrift Store on Parkade Ave near the mall, but our final shopping destination will be the Columbia Mall.  We can stay as a group, or individuals can do what they wish. 

At 5:00 pm we can meet in the mall's food court and discuss whether to eat there or go to Olive Garden for dinner (1300 Interstate 70 Dr.).  The advantage of eating at the food court would be that there's more variety, it's faster, and if you haven't finished your shopping yet, you can get back to it rather quickly/easily.  The advantage of going to Olive Garden is, well...it's Olive Garden!  (Got breadsticks?!!)  Everyone can decide for themselves what they want to do.

After we eat, we can talk about a movie.  Possible movie selections: the second "Hunger Games" movie, "Thor" or "Enough Said". Other suggestions?

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  • Karl

    Going to see my Mom this weekend. Looking forward to the Christmas Party!

    November 22, 2013

  • carmy c.

    Hope to meet for dinner and movie part. I vote Olive Garden , don't forget your coupons from signing up on their website and from the red plum adds if you live in Columbia.

    FYI according to KRCG 13 Hunger games part two is totally sold out and people are getting in line hours before movie starts to get a good seat.

    November 21, 2013

  • Eve

    Sorry I will not be able to attend. We are putting up our Christmas tree.

    November 21, 2013

  • Carol

    I will meet you guys in Columbia so call me when you get there. Also unfortunatly I need to be back in Rolla by 7:00 so won't be able to go to dinner with you guys unless we do decide to eat at the mall. Looking forward to this. Hope nothing happens to prevent it like SNOW lol

    November 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    HI Rick, Julaine and others. We're going to the MU basketball game this Saturday. Game time is 230. I was hoping we could make a short visit with you all, but I don't think so afterall. If someone will text me your dinner plans, maybe we can meet up. Michele has my number and Julaine, you may have it too.

    November 19, 2013

    • Julaine

      Yes I have your cell number. I'll call you or have Rick or Jennifer text you (my plan doesn't include texts).

      November 21, 2013

  • Carolyn N.

    Oops - magnifying glass, not hour glass

    November 18, 2013

  • Carolyn N.

    I am having a Holiday Open House 1:00-5:00 on this day and it is a Make an Offer for decorations, Xmas items, etc. on that day. I am trying to downsize and have sold most of my big furniture, now I am making and selling holiday items I have created, nearly new items, etc. Refreshments will be provided. If interested send me an e-mail and I will send you directions.
    Here are some websites where you can see a little of what I have. Just search for my name (upper right corner hour glass):
    Columbia, MO area Swap Shop, Columbia / Boone County, MO Swap, Ashland/Hartsburg Swap Shop (these will have prices but don't pay attention to them as I am doing the Make and Offer. Will be donating a portion of the proceeds.
    Would love to have you stop by.
    My phone[masked]

    November 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Unfortunately I have to pull out...I am going to Springfield that day

    November 13, 2013

  • Peggy

    I forgot I have plans already. Bummer. Have fun!

    November 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Shopping at Goodwill is right up the alley of my Greek God boyfriend a few of you met at Bonita's Halloween Party. We're going to the MU Basketball game that afternoon, but perhaps we could join you for shopping beforehand.

    November 8, 2013

  • Rick L

    I am excited to see so many of you have already signed up. I think it will be fun. Carol, so glad you are coming.

    1 · November 7, 2013

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  • Julaine
    The Night Owl, Assistant Organizer
    Event Host
  • Rick L
    CEO (Chief Executive Organizer), Organizer
    Event Host
  • Carol +1
    Assistant Organizer
  • Jennifer P.
    Co-Organizer

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