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April 2018 Newsletter

Hello, Friends and Neighbors! FINALLY, spring is here and, boy, am I glad.  With the nasty weather we had this March; many of those that usually attend all of our events have been missing in action.  I hope that everyone is safe and well and that we will see participation increase, especially with all of our new residents.  We heartily welcome those who have just joined The Spinney at Van Dyke family and encourage you to take advantage of all we have to offer.  I also want to thank those of you who have sent me suggestions and you will see that I have included them in this month’s events.  Remember to RSVP to any events you will attend!

Events that occur weekly:

MONDAYS @ 10 AM and TUESDAYS @ 6 PM are Librarian’s hours to accept books and magazines.

THURSDAYS @ 1 PM: RUMMY in the clubhouse.  Watch out for (and join) the rowdy fun!  After all the “stress”, unwind with 3:30 PM Chair Yoga in the Media Center at just $5.00 per class!

April 4: @ 2PM:  Walk Around Things Day! On this Wednesday afternoon, we will enjoy walking around, as we are able, and enjoy each other’s company with refreshments to follow.

April 6: @ 2PM:  Friday we will celebrate National Poetry Month.  Please bring your favorite poem or book of poetry to share with friends.  Try to keep it PG, certain poems are limericks!

April 11: @ 1PM:  Celebrate “Hump Day (Wednesday)” at the clubhouse with everyone’s favorite: YOU be the Judge, which always makes for stimulating discussion.  Light refreshments served.

April 13: @ 2PM: On this Friday afternoon, we will honor National Scrabble Day by playing a game or three! Volunteers for refreshments, please.

April 18: @ 4PM: Wednesday afternoon Guided Meditation with Dayle Groudine is a great way to relax and just “be present”.

April 20: @ 7PM:  On this Friday evening, join us for great times as we challenge ourselves to “60’s Flashback Trivia”.  I fully expect those who asked for this to attend and show us your stuff!  Light refreshments will be served.

April 23: @ 1PM:  We will observe National Humor Month by watching a romantic comedy!  Popcorn will be served, as usual.

April 25: @ 12PM:  Lunch with Friends and Neighbors at Normanside Country Club.  RSVP by Wednesday, April 18 with a $10 deposit, which will be credited towards your lunch.  All deposits in cash, please.  Place in Connie’s Lockbox.

April 27: @ 1PM:  April Birthday Celebration at the Clubhouse.  Come taste the best cake you have had in a long time and have fun with all of our lovely residents!


Connie Holden, Activities Coordinator, (518) 689-0162

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