Activities At A Glance 03/04/2019tg



Special & Recurring
ACTIVITIES AT A GLANCE
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Saturday, March 9 2019
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Potluck & Social, Fellowship
MSN 24th Anniversary / Potluck Dinner and Social - 
Theme:   "Couples Anniversary Tales"
Special Guests:  Robert Bell and Tom Buchanan
Special Music by Jason Kelly and Miguel Campos 


Happy 24th Anniversary to Founding, Charter and ALL MSN Members. This event is open to our LGBTQ Community organizations. 

Special guests for the evening will be Robert Bell and Tom Buchanan. Robert was awarded the Steve Hall Award for his volunteer work in our LGBTQ community. Robert currently chairs the Board of Directors at PCOA. Tom, Robert's husband is Director of Development for The LGBT&S Alliance Fund. Come meet and greet Robert and Tom. 

Special Entertainment will be performed by Jason Kelly guitarist and singer. Joining Jason will be Miguel Campos, Cellowist with the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra. 

Through out the evening, we will be calling upon our "couples" to give us an insight into their long term relationship(s) or their marriage (gay or straight or both) experiences. 

We may also hold a 50/50 raffle tickets $1 each or 6 for $5 so bring some extra $$$$. 

We will have drawings for FREE DOOR PRIZES - some really nice "Sweetheart" prizes - feel lucky, be sure to get your free tickets when signing in??? 

Come join us for a fun evening. Dinner will start at 7PM sharp. 

This will be a regular potluck, with a St. Patty's Irish Food theme, but of course any style food dish will be good. Plan to bring either an Appetizer Dish, Main Course or Side Dish or a Dessert - remember, dishes must be enough to serve at least 8. 

Participation fees will be collected from all members and guests (except special guests), $3.00 per person, if bringing a food dish or $5.00 if coming without a food dish to share (helps cover hall rent and other expenses). Remember, we will also hold a 50/50 raffle, please bring some extra $$ $1 a chance or 6 for $5. 

MSN will have Cake and Ice Cream available but other desserts are always welcome. 

For more details or questions, please contact Thom @ 305-6976.

Recurring Events On

Saturdays

Held on the FIRST Saturday of every month EXCEPT SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER WHEN IT IS HELD ON THE 2ND SATURDAY.
6:30pm - 9:00pm

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 
   

7:00pm - 9:00pm

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 the Host for the week you are interested in playing!!

Location: Depends on who is hosting -- call host for the Saturday you are interested in playing.

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

Hosting on the First Saturday is Jimmy Martin @ 441-5269; On the Second Saturday currently no host; Third Saturday Contact Steve Cody @ 664-2076; Fourth Saturday Contact Marvin Levison @ 745-0304; Fifth Saturday (if there is one!) Contact David Dixson @ 883-7668

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 Ken or Ike @ 207-6264

Golden Pin Lanes, 1010 W. Miracle Mile

Bowl with our friends, The Prime Timers. Ken or Ike can give you all the information you need.

The Monday match starts at 9:00AM, cost is $5.00, this includes 3 games, shoes, ball and a ticket for a free soft drink. You can't beat this deal!!


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

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

Every Thursday
1:00pm - 3:00pm

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

Golden Pin Lanes, Miracle Mile

Join The Prime Timers group and have some bowling fun. It all begins at 1PM on Thursdays, it costs $5.00 for 3 games and ball, shoes are extra. Contact Ken or Ike @ 207-6264.

Thursday, 1st Thursday of every month
7:00pm - 9:00pm
NOTE:  This event is REPLACING THE REGULAR SOCIAL GATHERING FOR PARTICIPANTS IN THE WEEKLY TRIANGLE TRIBE MEETINGS - IT IS NOW AN OPEN EVENT FOR ANY MEN INTERESTED IN BECOMING A PART OF THE TRIANGLE TRIBE REGULAR DISCUSSION GROUP MEETINGS. 

Triangle Tribe Social Hour AND DINNER AT A LOCAL VENUE, Call Ken Gotlieb at 294-6605 or Merlin, Lee or Tom @ 520-398-6826. - reservations requested.

The first Thursday of each month the group will meet at a popular eatery for a Social and Dinner.

Thursday 2nd to 4th or 5th Thursday
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 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 Member John Weyersmiller invites everyone to join him at MCC on Friday evenings

MCC Water of Life, 3269 N. Mountain Ave.

John warms the balls up just before 6:30PM when he begins playing - calling BINGO that is!! If any of our members are interested in playing or taking the chance to learn the game and win some money, John will gladly welcome and help you feel comfortable. For details and more info give John a call at his home # 888-6004 or at the Church (he volunteers and is kind of the Church Mouse - he is there very often - 292-9151.) Have a good time and good luck!!


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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