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December 2017 Newsletter

OFFICES CLOSED: Sunday, December 24th, Monday, December 25th and Tuesday, December 26th; Monday, January 1st

The Spinney at Pond View offices will be closed Monday and Tuesday due to the Christmas holiday.  Enjoy this festive time with family and friends!  Our offices will also be closed on New Years Day (Monday, January 1st).

Rent Drop Box

A new drop box has been placed in the Clubhouse for rent checks.  Outside of regular business hours you can use your fob to enter the building and drop off your rent at any time.  The box is not labeled, but it is near the front receptionist desk bordering the door to the conference room.

November/December Bible Study Schedule

Due to upcoming holidays, the Bible Study group will meet on Thursday, December 14th at 6:30PM

The regular 2nd and 4th Thursday schedule will resume in January.  All are welcome!

Chair Yoga Schedule

There will be no yoga classes held in December.  We look forward to offering classes again in the new year!

Cottage Decorating Contest

Remember to start decorating your cottage if you would like to be included in our annual cottage decorating contest!  Prizes will be awarded to the best decorations!  Judging will occur on Thursday, December 14th after 6PM so be sure your decorations are up by the 13th.

Pictures with Santa

Saturday, December 9th, 11AM – 1PM

Bring grandchildren, great grandchildren or yourself and have your picture taken with Santa!  You or someone of your choosing are responsible for taking the picture.

Yankee Trails Trip to Yankee Candle Flagship Store

Sunday, December 10th, 9:45AM

Cost: $89/person *cash only, due by 12/2

Leave Yankee Trails at 9:45AM.  First enjoy lunch at Hu Ke Lau Restaurant in Chicopee, MA and celebrate Christmas in Hawaii, Hula Dancers, Fire and Knife show.  Following lunch, enjoy a trip to the Yankee Candle Flagship store.  Get all of your holiday shopping done in one stop!

Pot Luck Holiday Dinner

Monday, December 11th, 5PM

Bring your favorite holiday dish to share with neighbors and friends!

Jewelry Making Class

Wednesday, December 13th, 6PM

Make homemade gifts for those on your list!  Price is determined by what you make.

Caroling Through The Spinney

Thursday, December 14th, 6PM

Bundle up and sing your favorite carols through the streets of The Spinney!

What Sweeter Music, Holiday Songs with CCV

Saturday, December 16th, 7:30PM

Cost: $10 for adults, $8 for students & seniors

Capital Community Voices presents “What Sweeter Music”, a holiday concert at the Genet Elementary School in East Greenbush.

Annual Spinney Holiday Party

Sunday, December 17th, 3PM

Cost: $25/person

This year’s holiday party will take place at the Franklin Terrace in Troy.  Please sign up in the Clubhouse.

Make a Holiday Centerpiece

Tuesday, December 19th, 6:30PM

Cost: $20/person

Make a festive centerpiece for your table or for your holiday hosts!

Spinney Cookie Swap

Wednesday, December 20th, 6PM

Make a dozen cookies for each person participating and take home lots of delicious treats.

Horse Drawn Trolley Ride

Friday, December 22nd, 6:30PM

Cost: $15/person if 10 people attend, a little bit more if less people attend.

Enjoy a horse drawn trolley ride through the Holiday Lights in the Park.

November 2017 Community Newsletter

OFFICE CLOSED: Thursday, November 23rd & Friday, November 24th

The Spinney at Pond View offices will be closed Thursday and Friday due to the Thanksgiving holiday. We hope that you enjoy your holiday with family and friends!

November/December Bible Study Schedule

Due to upcoming holidays, the Bible Study group will meet on the following dates:

Thursday, November 16th at 6:30PM

Thursday, December 14th at 6:30PM

The regular 2nd and 4th Thursday schedule will resume in January. All are welcome!

Zumba Schedule

There will be no Zumba classes at the Clubhouse in November or December. Check the January Newsletter for the 2018 scheduled classes!

Veterans Day Ceremony

Friday, November 10th, 1PM

Celebrate Veterans’ Day with a commemorative raising of the American Flag followed by desserts in the Clubhouse.

Health Expo

Monday, November 13th, 1-3PM

In conjunction with NY Connect, a health expo will be held in the Clubhouse. Be sure to stop by!

Cocktail Hour

Friday, October 17th, 5:30PM

Enjoy a cocktail party with your friends and neighbors. Appetizers to share are welcome!

Trivia

Friday, October 17th, 6:30PM

Come join your neighbors and friends in a friendly game of trivia.

French Toast Breakfast

Saturday, November 18th, 9-11AM

Cost: $6/person

Enjoy a French toast breakfast in the Clubhouse! Bring your appetites!

Equinox Thanksgiving Volunteers Needed!

Sunday, November 19th, 10:45AM

Participate in Thanksgiving Day preparation at Equinox. Sign up in the Clubhouse if you are interested in volunteering for a great cause this year!

Thanksgiving Themed Potluck Lunch

Monday, November 20th, 12PM

Bring your best Thanksgiving dish to share with neighbors and friends.

Make a Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Monday, November 20th, 6:30PM

Cost: $20 per centerpiece

Make your own centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table at the Clubhouse!

Spinney Book Club Meeting

Tuesday, November 21st, 6PM

The Spinney Book Club is currently reading The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See and will be discussing the book this month! If you’re interested, please come and join!

Make a Santa Hat Door Hanging

Monday, November 27th, 12:30PM

Cost: about $10 per door hanging

Make your own Santa hat door hanging to celebrate the December holiday season! Final cost will be determined on cost of supplies.

Yankee Trails Trip to Yankee Candle Flagship Store

Sunday, December 10th, 9:45AM

Cost: $89/person *cash only, due by 12/2

Leave Yankee Trails at 9:45AM. First enjoy lunch at Hu Ke Lau Restaurant in Chicopee, MA and celebrate Christmas in Hawaii, Hula Dancers, Fire and Knife show. Following lunch, enjoy a trip to the Yankee Candle Flagship store. Get all of your holiday shopping done in one stop!

Team Spinney donated $957 to the American Cancer Society in October in coordination with the Breast Cancer Walk.

Thank You!!

October 2017 Newsletter

Yankee Trails Fall Foliage Tour

Sunday, October 1st, 7:15AM – 7PM

Cost: $149/person

Start with a champagne brunch on Racquete Lake, after cruise travel to north Creek to board the train for a delightful and scenic ride to Saratoga Springs and enjoy the Adirondack Fall Scenery.  Leave Yankee Trails 7:15AM and return 7PMTurning Stone Casino Trip with Yankee Trails

Tuesday, October 10th, 8:15AM

Cost: $19/person

Depart from Yankee Trails at 8:15AM and enjoy a day at the casino!

Flu Shot Clinic

Thursday, October 12th, 9AM – 12PM

Flu season is coming – be prepared!  A pharmacist from Hannaford Pharmacy will be at our Clubhouse providing flu shots for those who are interested.  The cost for a flu shot is covered 100% by most insurances, including Medicare.

Cocktail Hour

Friday, October 13th, 5:00PM

Enjoy a cocktail party with your friends and neighbors.  Appetizers to share are welcomeBattle of the Sexes Trivia

Friday, October 13th, 6:30PM

Come join your neighbors and friends in a friendly game of trivia.  Who will win this month?!

Sing-A-Long

Saturday, October 14th, 1-3PM

Take part in a sing-a-long in the Media Center!  All are welcome!

Making Strides Walk for Breast Cancer

Sunday, October 15th, 10AM

Enjoy a walk around Washington Park in Albany for the fight against breast cancer.  Carpools will leave at 10AM.  If you are unable to walk, you are still welcome to cheer the group on in the park!

Spinney Book Club Meeting

Tuesday, October 17th, 6PM

The Spinney Book Club is currently reading The Award by Danielle Steele and will be discussing the book this month!  If you’re interested please come and join!Wade Tours Fall Foliage Tour

Thursday, October 19th, 8:30AM

Cost: $79/person

Enjoy a fall foliage trip through the Catskills with Wade Tours.  The cost includes lunch.

Story Teller Fundraiser

Thursday, October 19th, 1PM

Cost: $10/person

Our sister property, The Spinney at Van Dyke (6 Parker Mathusa Place, Delmar, NY), will be hosting a fundraiser to benefit the Bethlehem Food Pantry.  We will be enchanted by Kate Dudding, a professional storyteller, bringing us through music and tales of Broadway composers and lyricists.  Bring your friends, relatives and neighbors!  Tax deductible donation of $10 per person – checks made payable to Bethlehem Food Pantry

Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, October 21st, 9-11AM

Cost: $6/person

Enjoy breakfast in the Clubhouse!

Hayride & Bonfire

Sunday, October 22nd, 6:30PM

Cost: $7/person

Enjoy the fall fun at Kristy’s barn!  Please bring a flashlight as it does get darker earlier. Please sign up in the Clubhouse.

Meet & Greet Potluck Dinner

Monday, October 23rd, 5:30PM

Bring your favorite and mingle with new residents and old friends!

Halloween Costume Party

Saturday, October 28th, 7PM

Celebrate Halloween with your friends and neighbors at the Clubhouse!  Prizes will be provided for best costume and games will be played.

September/October Birthdays

Monday, October 30th, 6PM

Celebrate with the residents who have had a birthday in September and October!  Please sign up in the Welcome Center.

October 2017 Community Newsletter

Yankee Trails Fall Foliage Tour

Sunday, October 1st, 7:15AM – 7PM

Cost: $149/person

Start with a champagne brunch on Racquete Lake, after cruise travel to north Creek to board the train for a delightful and scenic ride to Saratoga Springs and enjoy the Adirondack Fall Scenery.  Leave Yankee Trails 7:15AM and return 7PM.

Turning Stone Casino Trip with Yankee Trails

Tuesday, October 10th, 8:15AM

Cost: $19/person

Depart from Yankee Trails at 8:15AM and enjoy a day at the casino!

Flu Shot Clinic

Thursday, October 12th, 9AM – 12PM

Flu season is coming – be prepared!  A pharmacist from Hannaford Pharmacy will be at our Clubhouse providing flu shots for those who are interested between 9AM and 12PM.  The cost for a flu shot is covered 100% by most insurances, including Medicare.

Cocktail Hour

Friday, October 13th, 5:00PM

Enjoy a cocktail party with your friends and neighbors.  Appetizers to share are always welcome.

Battle of the Sexes Trivia

Friday, October 13th, 6:30PM

Come join your neighbors and friends in a friendly game of trivia.  Who will win this month?!

Sing-A-Long

Saturday, October 14th, 1-3PM

Take part in a sing-a-long in the Media Center!  All are welcome!

Making Strides Walk for Breast Cancer

Sunday, October 15th, 10AM

Enjoy a walk around Washington Park in Albany for the fight against breast cancer.  Carpools will leave The Spinney at Pond View at 10AM.  If you are unable to walk with the group, you are still welcome to cheer the group on in the park!  Please sign up in the Clubhouse.

Wade Tours Fall Foliage Tour

Thursday, October 19th, 8:30AM

Cost: $79/person

Enjoy a fall foliage trip through the Catskills with Wade Tours.  The cost includes lunch.

Story Teller Fundraiser

Thursday, October 19th, 1PM

Cost: $10/person (to be donated to the Food Pantry)

Our sister property, The Spinney at Van Dyke (6 Parker Mathusa Place, Delmar, NY), will be hosting a special fundraiser to benefit the Bethlehem Food Pantry.  We will be enchanted by Kate Dudding, a professional storyteller, bringing us through music and tales back to the best Broadway composers and lyricists of all time.  Bring your friends, relatives and neighbors to this lovely afternoon.  Tax deductible donation of $10 per person – checks made payable to Bethlehem Food Pantry.

Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, October 21st, 9-11AM

Cost: $6/person

Enjoy breakfast in the Clubhouse!

Hayride & Bonfire

Sunday, October 22nd, 6:30PM

Cost: $7/person

Enjoy the fall fun at Kristy’s barn!  Please bring a flashlight as it does get darker earlier. Please sign up in the Clubhouse.

Meet & Greet Potluck Dinner

Monday, October 23rd, 5:30PM

Bring your favorite and mingle with new residents and old friends!

Halloween Costume Party

Saturday, October 28th, 7PM

Celebrate Halloween with your friends and neighbors at the Clubhouse!  Prizes will be provided for best costume and games will be played.

September/October Birthdays

Monday, October 30th, 6PM

Celebrate with the residents who have had a birthday in September and October!  Please sign up in the Welcome Center.

September 2017 Newsletter

OFFICE CLOSED:

Monday, September 4th

The Spinney offices will be closed Monday, September 4th in observance of Labor Day.

Are you a musician looking to join the Spinney Sing-A-Long group?

Looking for any type of instrumentalist!  Practices do occur and all types of music is played: blue grass, old country, etc.  Call Claudette and Joe Jeavons if you are interested at (518) 813-9763.

Chair Yoga Classes Resume!

Wednesdays starting September 6th, 10AM

Cost: $8 for 4-week class

Spinney resident, Joan Haggerty, recently relocated to Castleton to be nearer to her children.  Joan is very passionate about teaching others about the benefits of the yoga practice as it has assisted with her own recovery and management of health challenges throughout the years, and has been teaching since 1979!  Join Joan and learn why yoga is so good for you!  This practice the perfect way to do as much (or as little!) as your body allows you to do with the support of a chair.

Yankee Trail Trip to the Catskills to “Ride the Rails like a Railroad Barron”

Thursday, September 7th, 7:45AM

Cost: $90

This 2 hour and 15 minute ride through the Catskills includes spectacular scenery, a delicious meal, and a memorable ride.  The Flyer is a terrific way to experience the elegance of yesteryears. Leave Yankee Trails at 7:45AM and return around 4PM.

Make Your Own Fall Wreath

Monday, September 11th, 12:30PM

Cost: about $15 (depends on materials used)

Make your own fall wreath to decorate your cottage door with!  Please sign up in the Clubhouse.

Zumba Classes Resume!

Tuesdays starting September 12th, 6PM

Cost: $6/class

Zumba Gold classes will be offered in the Clubhouse space starting Tuesday, September 12th and will run through November 14th (excluding Tuesday, October 31st for Halloween).

Cocktail Hour

Friday, September 15th, 5-6:30PM

Enjoy your favorite summer cocktail!  Appetizers to share are welcome.

Battle of the Sexes Trivia

Friday, September 15th, 6:30PM

Come join your neighbors and friends in a friendly game of trivia.  Who will win this month?!

Book Club Meeting

Tuesday, September 26th, 6PM

The Spinney Book Club is currently reading The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls and will be discussing the book this month!  If you’re interested please come and join!  The group may also go see the movie, details TBA.

Pot Luck Lunch

Monday, September 18th, 12PM

Bring your favorite dish to share!

PLAN AHEAD: Yankee Trails Fall Foliage Tour

Sunday, October 1st, 7:15AM – 7PM

Cost: $149/person

Start with a champagne brunch on Racquete Lake, after cruise travel to north Creek to board the train for a delightful and scenic ride to Saratoga springs and enjoy the Adirondack Fall Scenery.  Leave Yankee Trails 7:15AM and return 7PM.

Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region

The Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region are located just next door in the 2500 commercial building and are experts in vision with the latest technology and treatments, more than 200 years of combined clinical experience, and specialists in retina, glaucoma and neuro-ophthalmology.  They even have their own optical store, Riverfront Optical, to help fit you with the perfect eyewear!  Call today to schedule an appointment at (518) 477-2391 or visit myoccr.com.

August 2017 Newsletter

TRASH COLLECTION DAY CHANGE:

Per County Waste, The Spinney at Pond View’s trash collection day is changing to WEDNESDAYS as of the 1st week of AUGUST.  This means, that the week of July 31st, you will need to place your trash and recycling receptacles out on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2ND.

FunPlex Mini Golf

Monday, August 7th, 11AM

Play a friendly game of mini golf!

Healthy Bones for Life Exercise & Education Program

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10AM beginning August 8th

Join resident instructor, Ann Yetmen, for a program involving exercise, balance and stretching which benefits all ages and fitness levels.  This program is sponsored by RSVP of the Capital Region in partnership with Sunnyview Hospital and is free!  Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Pot Luck Dinner

Thursday, August 10th, 5PM

Bring your favorite dish to share with your friends and neighbors.  Please sign up in the Clubhouse so that everyone knows what delicious dish you’ll be bringing!

Captain J.P. Cruise Line Hudson River Lock Tour

Saturday, August 12th, 10:30AM-2PM

Cost: $32/person

Cruise through the first federal lock and enjoy a buffet lunch with entertainment!

Summer Chair Yoga

Wednesday, August 16th, 10AM

This summer, chair yoga will be offered once a month.  This month’s session will take place on Tuesday, August 16th!  Come and relax with friends.

Happy Hour

Friday, August 18th, 5-6:30PM

Enjoy your favorite summer cocktail!  Appetizers to share are welcome.

Battle of the Sexes Trivia

Friday, August 18th, 6:30PM

A new Spinney favorite!  Come join your neighbors and friends in a friendly game of trivia.

Chicken BBQ

Thursday, August 24th, 4PM

Cost: $10/person

Enjoy a BBQ at the Clubhouse!  Eat on the patio or inside if you prefer.  Pre-order forms will be available in the Clubhouse.

Sing-A-Long

Saturday, August 26th, 1PM

Join “New Generation” for a sign-a-long in the media room!

Meet and Greet Picnic/BBQ

Saturday, August 26th, 3PM

Bring a dish to share and meet new neighbors!  Event starts at 3PM and dinner will be served at 5PM.

July/August Birthday Celebration

Monday, August 28th

Celebrate those residents with birthdays in July and August.  Cake and beverages will be provided.

Ideas for new events?

Do you have hobbies or interests that you would like to see featured in future newsletters?  Please let us know!

July 2017 Newsletter

TRASH COLLECTION DAY CHANGE:

Per County Waste, The Spinney at Pond View’s trash collection day is changing to WEDNESDAYS as of the 1st week of AUGUST.  This means, that the week of July 31st, you will need to place your trash and recycling receptacles out on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2ND.

Day Bocce Games

Mondays at 12:30PM

Bocce games will be weather permitting.  If the weather will not allow for a game, please meet in the Clubhouse for indoor games!

Pool League

Mondays at 6PM

Let’s play pool!  All interested in playing a game or two of billiards, come enjoy a friendly game in the Clubhouse.  No experience necessary.  Regular evening activities will continue as scheduled.

Summer Chair Yoga

Wednesday, July 12th, 10AM

This summer, chair yoga will be offered once a month.  This month’s session will take place on Wednesday, July 12th!  Come and relax with friends.

Potluck Lunch

Wednesday, July 12th, 12PM

Bring your favorite dish to share with your friends and neighbors.  Please sign up in the Clubhouse so that everyone knows what delicious dish you’ll be bringing!

Captain J.P. Cruise & Lunch

Saturday, July 15th, 10:30AM

Cost: $32/person

Enjoy a cruise on the Hudson and a buffet lunch.  Boarding of the boat occurs at 10:30AM

Make Your Own Sundae

Monday, July 17th, 1PM

Cost: $3/person

Take a break from the July heat and enjoy a make your own sundae bar at the Clubhouse.

Cocktail Hour

Friday, July 21st, 5-6:30PM

Enjoy your favorite summer cocktail!  Appetizers to share are welcome.

Battle of the Sexes Trivia

Friday, July 21st, 6:30PM

A new Spinney favorites!  Come join your neighbors and friends in a friendly game of trivia.  Last month the women won – who will it be this month?!

Mini Golf at Fun Plex

Monday, July 24th, 11AM

Cost: $4.75/person

Play a friendly game of mini golf with your neighbors and friends.

 

Nunsense

Saturday, July 29th, 4PM

Cost: $27/person

Take a trip to the Theater Barn to enjoy the musical “Nunsense”.  Called inspired madness, this wacky and outrageous musical takes place at a fundraiser put on by the Little Sisters of Hoboken to raise money to bury sisters that were accidentally poisoned by the convent cook, Sister Julia.  The musical is guaranteed to lift your spirits!

Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, July 30th, 9-11AM

Cost: $6/person

Enjoy a home cooked pancake breakfast in the Clubhouse!

*Please note that Karen will be on vacation the week of July 3rd

June 2017 Newsletter

Day Bocce Games

Mondays at 12:30PM

Bocce games will be weather permitting.  If the weather will not allow for a game, please meet in the Clubhouse for indoor games!

Pool League

Mondays at 6PM

Let’s play pool!  All interested in playing a game or two of billiards, come enjoy a friendly game in the Clubhouse.  No experience necessary.  Regularly scheduled evening activities will continue as scheduled.

Schodack Music in the Park

Tuesdays, 6PM – 8PM

Weather permitting, enjoy music at the Schodack Town Park.  Bring a lawn chair, kick back and relax.

Clubhouse Concert: Betty & The Baby Boomers

Thursday, June 1st, 7PM

Enjoy a concert performed by Betty & the Baby Boomers in the Clubhouse!  ALL ticket sales benefit the charity, Heroes at Home.

Town Wide Garage Sale

Saturday, June 3rd, 9AM – 3PM

The Spinney portion of the Town Wide Garage Sale will take place in the Clubhouse parking lot.  The Garage Sale will take place rain or shine. Please bring your own table for set up.

French Toast Breakfast

Saturday, June 10th, 9-11AM

Cost: $6/person

Enjoy a prepared breakfast in the Clubhouse.

Mac-Haydn Theatre: “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels”

Saturday, June 10th, 4PM

Cost: $33/person

Two con men, a beautiful woman and the elite of the French Riviera collide in this irreverent farce.  This 11-time Tony nominated musical is sure to keep you laughing hysterically and guessing all the way ’til the end!  Sign up in the Clubhouse.

Summer Chair Yoga

Wednesday, June 14th, 10AM

This summer, chair yoga will be offered once a month.  This month’s session will take place on Tuesday, June 14th!  Come and relax with friends.

Make Your Own Ice Cream Sundaes

Wednesday, June 14th, 6PM

Cost: $3/person

Kick off summer by making your own sundae at the Clubhouse!

Cocktails on the Patio

Friday, June 16th, 5PM – 7PM

Enjoy cocktails on the Clubhouse patio.  Appetizers to share are always welcome.

Battle of the Sexes Trivia

Friday, June 16th, 7PM

Find out whether it’s the Spinney men or women who know the most trivia!

Pot Luck Lunch on the Patio

Monday, June 19th, 12PM

Bring your favorite lunch dish to share!  Sign up in the Clubhouse.

Spinney Book Club Meeting

Tuesday, June 20th, 6PM

The Spinney Book Club is currently reading Still Live by Louise Penny and will be discussing the book in the Media Room or the patio if the weather is nice!  If you’re interested please come and join!

Mini Golf at FunPlex

Thursday, June 22nd, 11AM

Cost: $6/person

Enjoy a friendly game of miniature golf with your neighbors and friends!

May/June Birthday Celebration

Monday, June 26th, 6PM

Celebrate neighborhood May and June birthdays with cake and refreshments.

Annual Spinney BBQ

Thursday, June 29th, 5PM

This year’s BBQ will take place at the Schodack Town Park.  BBQ provided by Guiliano’s Premier Party with entertainment by “Rockin’ Rob”.  Bring an appetizer or dessert to share.

May 2017 Newsletter

Resident Clubhouse Use

Please feel free to stop into the Clubhouse whenever you would like!  Whether it be to have a cup of coffee with friends, read a book or play pool, we would love to see more residents using the space during the day.  We hope to have outdoor furniture for the patio in upcoming weeks once some of the outdoor construction subsides and look forward to providing more space to enjoy!

Day Activities

5/8: Bocce – 12:30PM

5/15: Pot Luck lunch on the patio – 12PM,

Bocce – 1:30PM

5/22: Bocce – 12:30PM

Clubhouse Concerts: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen, Ron MacDonald

Thursday, May 4th, 7PM

Thursday, May 18th, 7PM

Thursday, June 1st, 7PM

The Spinney at Pond View and A Still Small Voice 4U Inc. are pleased to present 3 acoustic folk concerts this spring in the Clubhouse.  ALL ticket sales for each concert will benefit a local charity.  Tickets at the door will have a suggested donation of $20, but Spinney residents and their guests can buy discounted advance sale tickets for just $15 in the Clubhouse.  Homemade treats will be provided to enjoy with the concerts:

May 4th: Steve Gillette and Cindy Mangsen, benefitting children attending summer theater program at Sand Lake Center for the Arts

May 18th: Rod MacDonald, benefitting Anchor Food Pantry in Castleton

June 1st: Betty and the Baby Boomers, benefitting Heroes at Home

 

*More information about each performer will be posted in the Clubhouse on the bulletin board.

Happy Hour on the Patio followed by Battle of the Sexes Trivia

Friday, May 19th, 5-7PM

Enjoy the outdoors and a drink with neighbors and friends!  Battle of the Sexes trivia will take place at 6:30PM.

Egg Breakfast

Saturday, May 20th, 9-11AM

Cost: $6/person

Enjoy a prepared breakfast in the Clubhouse.

Curtain Call Theater: Steel Magnolias

Sunday, May 21st, 3PM

Cost: $24/person

Helped by her eager new assistant, the wise-cracking Truvy dispenses shampoo and free advice to a rich curmudgeon, an eccentric millionaire, the local social leader, and the prettiest girl in town. A hilarious and touching story of women coming together in a heartwarming story of life, love, and loss in a small Louisiana parish.  Sign up in the Clubhouse!

The Spinney Book Club

Tuesday, May 23rd, 6PM

The Spinney Book Club is currently reading The Underground Railroad by Colsen Whitehead and will be discussing the book at the next meeting in the Media Room (or the patio if the weather is nice!).  If interested, please join!

Mini Golf at Fun Plex

Thursday, May 25th, 11AM

Have a little friendly competition with a game of mini-golf!

“Pets on Parade” & Memorial Day Picnic

Saturday, May 27th, 1PM

Dress your pet in your favorite patriotic attire.  Why not go as twins?  Prizes will be given out for best costume!  Parade will be followed by a Memorial Day potluck picnic at 2PM.  Please bring an item to share!  Games will also be played like horse shoes, bocce, cards, you name it!  Sign up in the Clubhouse.

LOOKING AHEAD: Town Wide Garage Sale

Saturday, June 3rd, 9AM – 3PM

Time to start that spring cleaning and get ready for the town wide garage sale the first weekend in June!  The Spinney portion of the garage sale will take place in the Clubhouse parking lot.  Please bring your own table for set up.

April 2017 Newsletter

Healthy Bones for Life Exercise & Education Program TIME CHANGE
Thursday afternoon’s Healthy Bones for Life Exercise & Education Program will now take place between 3:30 and 4:30PM.

Day Activities
Karen will be onsite from 11AM – 3PM in the new Clubhouse for events during the day as well as to receive any feedback or suggestions residents may have about events. All below events begin at 12PM.  Please sign up in the Clubhouse.
4/3: Games
4/17: Trivia games
4/24: Afternoon movie

Bocce Games
Thursdays in April, 6:30PM
Play a game of bocce on the green space between Maastricht and Zeeland (weather permitting)!

Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 8th, 10:30AM
Open to all grandchildren and great-grandchildren under the age of 12. The Hunt will take place in the Clubhouse and the Clubhouse parking lot.

Performance of “Lost Radio Rounders”
Saturday, April 8th, 8PM
Cost: $12/person
Enjoy this themed program of Historic American Music – songs such as “Battle Cry of Freedom”, “Marines Hymn”, songs to commemorate victories, to praise fallen comrades and to remember sweethearts back at home.  Performance will take place at the Sand Lake Center for the Arts.

Make Your Own Spring Centerpiece
Monday, April 10th, 6PM
Cost: $ /centerpiece
Create a centerpiece for any spring occasion!

Cocktail Hour
Friday, April 14th, 5-7PM
Bring an appetizer to share!

Pot Luck Dinner
Wednesday, April 19th, 6PM
Prepare your favorite dish and share it with your neighbors and friends.  Be sure to sign up in the Clubhouse.

March/April Birthday Celebration
Monday, April 24th, 6PM
Celebrate residents with birthdays that occurred in March/April.  Cake and beverages will be provided.

Spinney Book Club Meeting
Tuesday, April 25th, 6PM
The Spinney Book Club is currently reading Traces of Guilt by Dee Henderson and will be discussing the book at the next meeting in the Clubhouse Conference room.  If you’re interested, please come and join us!

Battle of the Sexes Trivia Challenge
Friday, April 28th, 6:30PM
Teams of men and women will battle it out to be #1!

French Toast Breakfast
Saturday, April 29th, 9-11AM
Cost: $6/person
Enjoy a French toast breakfast in the Clubhouse!

LOOKING AHEAD: Concert Series
Thursdays in May & June, 7:30PM
The Spinney at Pond View and A Still Small Voice 4U Inc. are pleased to present 3 acoustic folk concerts this spring in the Clubhouse.  ALL ticket sales for each concert will benefit a local charity.  Tickets at the door will have a suggested donation of $20, but Spinney residents and their guests can buy discounted advance sale tickets for just $15 in the Clubhouse.  The following concerts are what are coming this spring, alongside the local charity which proceeds will benefit, so mark your calendars!:
May 4th: Steve Gillette and Cindy Mangsen, benefitting children attending summer theater program at Sand Lake Center for the Arts
May 18th: Rod MacDonald, benefitting Anchor Food Pantry in Castleton
June 1st: Betty and the Baby Boomers, benefitting Heroes at Home
*More information about each performer will be posted in the Clubhouse on the bulletin board.

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