Activities At A Glance Revised 08/31/2019tg



Special & Recurring
ACTIVITIES AT A GLANCE
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Saturday, September 7 2019
6:30pm - 9:30pm

Potluck & Social, Fellowship
Monthly Potluck and Social - Open Mic - Show 'n Tell About Summer Travels  



We will have an open mic night and allow our traveling members the opportunity to share their summer travels with us. Hopefully we will have several who want to share their tales with us?! Invite your friends to join us. We may also play the "Get to Know Me" game once again and we will have some FREE Raffle items to choose from (Brown Bag Items = {XXXXX rated} and White Envelope Items = {entries into huge $$$$$ raffle} MEMBERS ONLY.) 
For more info, please contact Thom 305-6976. Dinner will be served at 7PM, please come early enough. 

Please bring appropriate main course dishes and or side dishes enough to share with 8 peeps, appetizers, meats, casseroles, salads, vegetables and desserts, NOTE: breads are NOT very popular unless made into delicious sandwiches! A birthday cake will be provided. Do not bring serving utensils, we have plenty. 

As established for all MSN potlucks/dinners, there is a participation Fee* of $3 with a dish or $5 without. 

Beverages, eating wear and serving utensils are provided. 

* The Participation Fees of $3.00 with dish and $5.00 without dish was instituted in order to keep annual dues at the current $15.00 rate.

The gate will be open at about 5PM for early arrivals and those that would like to help me set up for the evening. I would remind everyone, once entering the east gate, PLEASE CLOSE IT, we do not use the South Gate. Dinner will be placed on the table promptly at 7PM. Desserts should be on the table about 7:30 or so - after desserts, we will proceed with the other events of the evening. Hopefully some volunteers will hang in to help with the "clean, reset and vacate" process!!! 


Please, summer is back, care needs to be taken with keeping foods at proper temperatures, especially cold foods. When arriving at the hall, all foods must be "ready to serve", the Kitchen Krew has asked that I remind everyone that we can only keep your food cold or warmed in the ovens - we can not permit cooking the food in the church kitchen, it is against church policy to use the ovens or stoves to cook. (NOTE: This does not include preparing and mixing salads as long as the "mess" is cleaned up after preparation.) The Kitchen Krew tries very hard to keep the kitchen in an orderly manner just as it is found when they arrive and accept the responsibility, please be considerate. 

Our Monthly Pot Lucks and Socials are usually planned for a Member Guest Host to lead the event with Open Theme either chosen by the guest host or otherwise regularly planned. If you would like to Guest Host a month or you have a special Theme you would like to present, such as a birthday party or anniversary party for your special someone OR any other creative idea that would interest "the gang" - please contact Thom at 305-6976 or email him at msn.communicator@gmail.com and we can reserve the calendar and plan the event.


Recurring Events On

Saturdays

Held on the FIRST Saturday of every month with a few EXCEPTIONS:  When there is a conflict of events during the year.  If the church has a priority booking or there is a community event that is happening.  Usually plan on SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER to be HELD ON THE 2ND SATURDAY.
6:30pm - 9:30pm

Monthly Pot Luck & Social - Open for a volunteer Host Contact Thom @ 305-6976 or msn.communicator@gmail.com (check our Activities pages on this web site.)

Location - check the online Calendar of Events, locations may vary month to month but generally it is held at the Casas Adobes Congregational UCC at 6801 N. Oracle between Orange Grove and Ina.

If any member would care to host the event with a special program that would be of interest to the membership, (i.e. a special birthday or anniversary or entertainment, guest speaker or ? program) please contact Thom to plan the event details. 

In the mean time at every potluck -- plan your best dish (enough to serve at least 8 peeps); main course; sides; salads; desserts all always welcome. Bring a dish and a participation fee of $3.00 each or if not bringing a dish please expect to pay $5.00 each as a participation fee.  NOTE:  Participation fees are designed to help keep our dues at their current low annual fee.
 
Thanks, Thom Goodrich - 305-6976 or email: msn.communicator@gmail.com 
   

6:30pm - 9:30pm

Pinochle (suggest checking with Marvin Levison @ 745-0304 for game nights locations as there have been many scheduling changes with this event.

Pinochle -- For location and details, please call Marvin to check for the week you are interested in playing!!

Location: Depends on who is hosting -- call Marvin to get details on who is hosting and where the game is for the week you wish to attend.

IT HAS BEEN MSN POLICY TO ENCOURAGE ALL MEMBERS TO ATTEND THE MONTHLY POTLUCK AND SOCIAL BUT UNDERSTAND THAT PINOCHLE IS A POPULAR OPTION! 

4th Saturday of month
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Southern Arizona Senior Pride Potluck Lunch 

4th Saturday of each month
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Southern Arizona Senior Pride - 
INTER-GENERATIONAL POTLUCK at Cornerstone Fellowship Social Hall - 2902 N. Geronimo (and Laguna) near 1st Ave.
Join us to share a noon meal with great company, everyone welcome, bring a dish. 

We are bringing together LGBTQI people and allies of ALL ages to share delicious food, visit, make new friends and learn more about Senior Pride. 
JOIN US! No RSVP. No Charge. Contact Lee Roden @ 398-6826 for details.

Mondays


Every Monday
11:00am - 1:00pm

BOWLING - contact James at 578-6213
Bowl with our friends, The Prime Timers.  James can give you all the information you need regarding start time and costs involved.

First Monday
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Scrabble Call Merlin or Lee @ 520-398-6826.

See if it is in the dictionary -- you are sure to be challenged if you use a word that just doesn't look correct!!!! It's all fun and a game -- get out and play!!! Call Merlin or Lee @ 520-398-6826, they will welcome the first 12 callers for the fun and companionship!!!


Second, Third and Forth Mondays

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Game Night - QUIDDLER Call Merlin or Lee @ 520-398-6826. - call for directions - limited seating - located in Far Horizons Co-op at 5000 E Grant.

The rules are brutal, but the rewards are worth it in this card game that works a bit like Scrabble.

Fun and challenge for all.  Please bring snacks and soda to share.


Wednesdays

Every Wednesday -- BOWLING
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Bowling - contact Ken or Ike @ 207-6264 for more info about costs involved.

Fiesta Bowl 501 W. River Rd (Just West of Oracle)

Coffee or Dinner??

Thom's Social Hour

START TIMES ARE AT:  6PM and will end at 8PM 

1st Wednesday of every month:  NORTHWEST SIDE THOM'S SOCIAL:  IHOP at Limberlost and Oracle Rd.

2nd Wednesday of every month: CENTRAL THOM'S SOCIAL:  Guilin Chinese Restaurant, 4445 E Broadway Blvd.

​3rd Wednesday of every month:​  EAST SIDE THOM'S SOCIAL:  Denny's at 
6484 E Broadway Blvd

4th Wednesday of every month:  DOWNTOWN THOM'S SOCIAL:  Denny's on St. Mary's at the I-10.

5th Wednesday if there is one:  CENTRAL THOM'S SOCIAL:  Guilin Chinese Restaurant, 4445 E Broadway Blvd. 

If planning to attend, please give Thom a call if any questions or need more details, RSVP'S are appreciated to be sure we have  ample seating:  520-305-6976

Thursdays

Thursdays (no meeting on holidays)
7:00pm - 9:00pm
REGULAR Triangle Tribe MEETING,   

Call Merlin, Lee or Tom @ 520-398-6826.  

LIMITED SEATING

WHAT IS TRIANGLE TRIBE?? Triangle Tribe is a topic driven discussion group for gay, bi, and questioning men of all ages. Each week, a group leader presents a topic for discussion. Group leaders and topics generally change weekly. 

www.menssocialnetwork.org/home/activities/triangle-tribe 

This group is an outgrowth of the Mankind Project and has met weekly in various forms for the past several year

 Fridays


First or Second Friday

7:00pm - 9:00pm

CharadesCall Merlin, Lee or Tom @ 520-398-6826.

Have a fun filled Friday night trying your best to communicate!!!
Join 
Merlin, Lee or Tom and a host of other regulars to enjoy a body language game that can get a bit crazy at times. Make sure there is room -- call in advance to make your reservation and if you are new, get the details and location.


Every Friday 
6:30pm - 9:00pm

BINGO - MSN members invited to play bingo at MCC on Friday evenings.

MCC Water of Life, 3269 N. Mountain Ave.  For details and more info call - 292-9151.   Have a good time and good luck!!


GOLDEN GUYS MONTHLY LUNDIN

September LUNDIN will be held at Taco Giro at 610 N. Grande just north of St. Marys, Friday, September 27th at 2PM

October LUNDIN will be held at Golden Corral at 22nd and Columbus, Friday, October 25th at 2PM

November LUNDIN will be held at Cattletown Steak House, 3141 E. Drexel Rd., Friday, November 22nd at 2PM

December LUNDIN will be held at Guilin Chinese Restaurant4445 E Broadway Blvd, Friday, December 27th at 2PM

Questions?  Contact Us

NOTE:  Our annual dues are $15.00 per member (that is $1.25 a month).  A prospective member or non-member may attend any of our scheduled events (a maximum of 3 per calendar year) without paying dues but we are in the membership service business, not the freeloader accommodations business!!!  

An Annual Membership Directory and Membership Card are provided to our members.

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