BOOK CLUB: Monday, November 4 at 10:00 am
The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks, a North Carolina writer.
The book is set in Winston-Salem and includes cowboys, Wake Forest students, and artists – plus a real twist of an ending.
December 2 -- Christmas Bells (historical fiction) by Jennifer Chiaverini,
January 6 -- Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (mystery) by John Berendt,
February 3 -- Becoming Dr. Seuss: Theodor Geisel and the Making of an American Imagination (biography) by Brian J. Jones,
March 2 – Watership Down (classic) by Richard Adams,
April 6 – Call the Midwife (memoir) by Jennifer Worth,
BRIDGE CLUB: Thursday, November 14 at 1:00 pm
CARDS/Canasta: Thursday, November 7, 1:00 pm, and 4th Thursday change TBA due to Thanksgiving.
DAY TRIP GALS: Sunday, Nov. 17, 4:00 pm – Graylyn’s Tour Pour de Jour
This heavily anticipated event exclusively reserved by our Newcomers’ Group is upon us! We will enjoy a guided tour of the castle-like Graylyn Manor House while enjoying Graylyn’s select house wines with a fruit and cheese reception. Traveling back in time we’ll learn about the Gray’s beginnings in Winston-Salem and how Graylyn is being used today.
DAY TRIP GALS -- Save the Date – Wednesday, December 4, Movie
Plan a relaxing break from the holiday hustle and bustle . . .join the Day Trip Gals for our December Movie event on Wednesday December 4, time TBA. We will watch It’s a Wonderful Life, being shown at A/perture cinema in downtown Winston-Salem with a group meal at Mellow Mushroom either before or after the film depending on the movie time. There is no cinema admission charge except to contribute nonperishable food items for the holiday season.
DINNER OUT: SAVE THE DATE . . . January 18, 2020. Location TBD
LUNCH BUNCH: Thursday, November 21 at 11:30 am
River Birch Lodge, 3324 Robinhood Rd. (Sherwood Plaza Shopping Center), Winston-Salem
MAHJONG: Month of November at 1:00 pm
Tuesday, November 5
Wednesday, November 13
Tuesday, November 19
SOCIAL: Save the Date – Holiday Party – December 6th
WINE TASTERS GROUP: Saturday, November 9, 7:00 pm
Please bring a snack and a bottle of Chilean wine. Y'all come for an evening of scintillating conversation, adventurous wine tasting, delicious appetizers, seeing old friends, and perhaps meeting a new friend or two.
October Monthly Events for Newcomers & Neighbors
BOOK CLUB: Monday, October 7 at 10:00am
Book to be discussed: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey.
Also at the October meeting, we will choose books to be read and discussed over the next six months. We try to read books from many categories: Fiction, non-fiction, biographies, mysteries and thrillers, histories, classics etc. We also look for variety in subject matter. After we have a list of suggestions, we can select books from a variety of categories.
BRIDGE CLUB: Thursday, October 10 at 1:00pm
CARDS: Thursday, October 3 and Thursday, October 24 at 1:00 PM
COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT: Thursday, October 24, 9:00am to 12:30
Second Harvest Food Bank
We will be food sorting and egg grading.
DAY TRIP GALS: Friday, October 18 West End Ghost Tour, 8:00pm
We will get in the spirit of Halloween by walking the old Victorian streets, guided by the eerie glow of candlelight and hear stories of love, money, and a few unfortunate endings. This is a 90-minute tour where we will listen to the local history and haunts, as well as superstitious customs and see some of the sites where some of Winston-Salem’s former residents continue to have an everlasting presence. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes.
DINNER OUT: Friday, October 18, 6:00pm, Fourth Street Filling Station,
LUNCH BUNCH: Thursday, October 17 at 11:30 am
Dine at Rooster's A Noble Grille
MAHJONG: Month of October at 1:00 pm
Tuesday, October 1
Wednesday, October 9
Tuesday, October 15
Wednesday, October 23
Tuesday, October 29
October Calendar of Events - click to download file
Appreciation and Installation Luncheon