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Holiday Concert this year, performances will take place on: Saturday, Dec. 21 at 3 and 8 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 22 at 3 p.m. at DAR/Constitution Hall 1776 D St NW Washington, D.C. Tickets for the 2019 Holiday Concerts will be available beginning Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 9 a.m. by clicking here: https://usnavyband.ticketleap.com/ Each person is responsible to reserve their own ticket using the link above. Each December the Navy Band hosts a concert to help ring in the holiday season, an annual tradition that has become one of our most highly-anticipated events of the year. This concert combines the musical forces of multiple ensembles from the U. S. Navy Band for an entertaining family-friendly show that promises to delight all ages. We've heard that there will be a flyover and visit by a familiar guest as well! Our group will be attending this concert on Sunday, December 21st at 3pm; followed by viewing the Christmas trees on the Capitol lawn (http://www.landlinemag.com/Story.aspx?StoryID=73171#.W9Hf8fZFzIU) followed by dinner at 6:00 PM somewhere? Unfortunately all the surrounding restaurants are completely full so I am unable to get a reservation in for our group. We can explore meeting someplace else such as the Wharf for those interested. Please meet me on the steps of DAR Constitution at 2:30 PM so that we can go in as a group and sit together; I normally sit in the balcony area, next to the right of the control booth (enter the first door facing the entrance and go up to the balcony to the right).
CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCHEON AND MOVIE Don't stay home alone on Christmas Day if you are in town and have no holiday plans. Join Brenda Joyce Ford and other Ski Club, Paul's List and Meetup friends at Old Country Buffet, 2942 Prince William Parkway, Potomac Mills, Woodbridge, VA 22192. We will have lunch together at 1:00 p.m. and some may choose to later attend a movie of their choice at AMC Potomac Mills. The price of the buffet is around $15 and each person should pay cashier at the door and state that you are with the group. Please RSVP to [masked] or call[masked] by 12/22 so she can give a headcount and reserve room to be seated together.
Looking for someplace warm and exciting to get away from the cold and celebrate the 2020 New Year? Then come on out and join us on this exciting 6 nights Caribbean cruise to ring in 2020. Imagine dancing the night away on New Year's Eve at the grand party under the stars on the top deck of the ship, while feeling that sweet ocean breeze in the middle of the ocean; swimming in the beautiful white sand beaches in all ports, dining as a group and so much more fun activities. This is a "special holiday sailing and will sell out fast." There will be lots of single adults to socialize with on board! ACT NOW to secure your space before the ship sells out! ITINERARY: 1 Sunday, 12/29/19 Ft. Lauderdale, United States - 3:30pm 2 Monday, 12/30/19 Half Moon Cay, Bahamas 3 Tuesday, 12/31/19 Fun day At Sea -- --PARTY TIME! 4 Wednesday, 1/1/20 Amber Cove, Dominican Republic 5 Thursday, 1/2/20 Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands 6 Friday, 1/3/20 Fun day At Sea 7 Saturday, 1/4/20 Ft. Lauderdale, United States - 8:00am If you need a roommate, please use the comment section to request one and coordinate with each other; however, you may book now as a double, pay the deposit for 2 to lock in the current rate and add your roommate later. COST FOR CRUISE ONLY (based on availability): Interior: From $917 plus taxes $145.52pp Oceanview: From $1119 plus taxes $145.52pp Balcony: From $1289 plus taxes $145.52/pp Regular refundable deposit is $250/pp up to 10/1/2019 Note: Prices subject to change; based on type/category of cabin booked and availability at the time of booking. FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 10/15/2019 Roundtrip airfare to Fort Lauderdale is additional and must be booked on your own. GROUP AMENITIES include 1 bottle of wine and $25 OBC per cabin. HOW TO GET BOOKED AS PART OF OUR GROUP: Email me the following information to [masked]: 1) Your full name as it appears in your passport 2) Your mailing address 3) Your telephone number 4) Your email address 5) Your date of birth 6) Your passport number, issue & expiration dates 7) Type of room needed (single or double). If double, provide the same information for your roommate as both of you will need to book at the same time. 8) Signed credit card authorization for deposit (will email to you when I receive items 1-7) P.S. If you need hotel accommodations or ground transfers in Fort Lauderdale or surrounding areas such as Miami or Key West, please let me know as I will be able to assist with that also. United States Military discount available for Qualified Individuals: • Copy of the military LES (Leave and Earning statement) – provided the social security number is blackened out. • Copy of military retirement papers (DD214 or DD256) • Copy of proof of honorable discharge (Form DD214) • Proof for Cadets: A letter from his/her Commander or a copy of a military pay stub, provided the social security number is blackened out. Please note: A Veteran's Administration card is not an acceptable document.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS...EVENT WILL NOT BE OPEN FOR RSVP UNTIL 3 WEEKS PRIOR TO EVENT..... To celebrate the 2020 Chinese New Year (Year of the RAT), Cathy is offering to do a Chinese cooking class where participants will learn to cook Chinese dumplings and egg rolls accompanied by a savory meal to include the following: 1)Pork dumpling (Teaching and eating); 2) Chicken spring roll (Baked) (Teaching and eating); 3) Grilled Whole Fish (Catered); 4) Peking Duck (catered); 5) Stir -Fried Tofu with Bok Choy (home made, Optional); Bok Choy Chow mein (Home made, optional); 6) Sticky Rice Balls Rolled in Sesame (catered); 7) Chinese tea, soda and bottled water. 8) Others Learn Chinese culture in an authentic Chinese environment. Space is limited to 11 paid participants. Cost is $60/pp. A $10 non-refundable deposit is needed to secure your space. Balance of payment due in cash at the door. Once payment is received, your name will be added to the payment list. Please submit your $10 non-refundable deposit to me via the following payment options: 1) www.paypal.com; type in my email address as [masked] and check the box that says send money to "FAMILY AND FRIENDS" so that a service fee does not get deducted. Where it says "Pay for an item or service" next is the word in blue CHANGE. Select CHANGE and choose "Sending to a friend" and submit. OR 2) www.zellepay.com; Most banks will allow you to transfer money using zellepay. Type in my email address as [masked] and send payment; no service charge applies. Address is in McLean, VA and will be emailed to those who pay the deposit, the day before the event. DEPOSIT RECEIVED: 1) Elfie C. (Paypal) 2) Carolyn H. (Zelle)