Round Table
Sandy McIntyre, Editor
Shirley Bethke
Arthur Carlson
News A hungry husband said, "You say the grace tonight, dear; the Lord knows I'm not thankful for turkey hash."

Vol. XVI, No. 47 King's Gate Club - a 55+ community, Nokomis, Florida November 29, 2003

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
10:15A White Christmas BPDT
7:00P Pinochle
7:00P Ladies Billiard Practice

Attend Church of your choice

9:00A Poker
  (1-Eyed Jack)
9:30A Water Ex
9:30A Shuffleboard
11:15A Mvmt for Health
1:00P Bridge (D)
6:30P KGC Travel Christmas Party
7:00P Billiards (L)
7:00P Bridge (C/P)
9:00A Line Dancing (Adv)
9:00A Horseshoes
12:00P Bowling
12:30P Ceramics
3:45P Yoga
7:00P Bingo
9:00A Golf (L)
9:30A Water Ex
11:15A Mvmt for Health
12:00P Golf (M)
1:00P Bridge (C)
7:00P Poker (L)
7:00P Poker

9:00A Line Dancing (Beg)
9:00A Poker
(1-Eyed Jack)
10:00A Bible
12:30P Crafts
4:00P Jetty Picnic
7:00P Dominoes
7:00P Poker
7:00P Billiards (M)

7:30A Pancake Breakfast
9:00A Horseshoes
9:30A Water Ex
10:30A Computer - Digital Photo
1:00P Scrabble
7:00P Euchre
"Toys for Tots" Christmas Luncheon (12:00 noon)
8:15A Coffee
9:00A RT Meeting
Blood Pressure
Food Pantry
* Decorate Hall for Christmas after meeting.

CALENDAR CORRECTIONS:   The Calendar above was copied from the Online Calendar available at   Please notify Anne Guba in the KGC Office of Calendar changes.

HEALTHLINE:   Ellie Lambiotte is slowly recuperating after a fall which injured her back. She's anxious to be up and about and could use some prayers for patience - - - John Bredfeldt of 38 King Arthur is still having tests to learn the cause of his collapse on the tennis court last week - - - Marcel Buyl has recuperated nicely from carotid surgery.

--- Blanche Madden

BOOK CLUB:   Remember, we will meet on Mon., Dec. 1st, at 1:00 PM in the Library.  All are welcome.  This month's discussion will be on No Ordinary Time:  Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt:  The Home Front in World War II by Doris Kearns Goodwin.   If you have questions, call Betty Dowling at 484-1539

KGC TRAVEL "CHRISTMAS PARTY" - doors open at 6:30pm - Monday 12/1/03.  Admittance by ticket.   Please sign your name to back of the ticket and deposit in container for "Door Prizes."              --- Nip

PANCAKE BREAKFAST:   It's time to take "turkey" out of your minds and bring up those pancakes.  Our December breakfast will be on Friday morning, the 5th of December.  We are serving from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM.  It would be helpful if you would bring your own table setting, utensils, and favorite coffee mug.  We know many of you have family and friends visiting you for the holiday.  They are all cordially invited to join us for the breakfast.              --- Bill Barth

"TOYS FOR TOTS" CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON:   Tickets are on sale TODAY.  Luncheon will be held at the Landmark on Fri., Dec. 5th at $15.00 each.  Room capacity for 100.  Don't wait and be disappointed.  Get your ticket early.

--- Loretta Brian and Ellie Lambiotte

DECORATE THE HALL FOR CHRISTMAS next Saturday, Dec. 6th, immediately after the Round Table meeting.   Lots of volunteers are needed.   Please plan to help.

NEW YORK - NEW JERSEY LUNCHEON will be held on Thursday, December 11, 2003, at 12:30 PM at Millie's at 3900 Clark Road, Sarasota.  Please sign up on the sheet on the bulletin board.  Please wear name tags.  Any questions, call Barth's 485-9714.  Come and enjoy the food and Christmas decorations, and ladies, don't forget the lovely boutique next door.

SQUARE DANCE PARTY:   Come to our Square Dance Party on Saturday, December 13, at 7:30 with national caller Red Bates and Russ Collier.  Everyone is welcome--with or without a partner. You can come to watch, to enjoy the music, to participate or to have a banana split.  Tickets on sale for $5.  For more info call June McMains at 484-5111 or Anna Donnelly at 918-8100.

K.G.C. SOLO CLUB New Year's Eve Celebration.  Table #5 has been reserved for us, so sign up while space is available.  Contact Smatkos, 484-4202, or Quirions, 484-3134.  Any questions, call Dick Bartlett, 485-1039.

NEW YEAR'S EVE:   Tickets for New Year's Eve will be available until the limit of 160 tickets are sold.  Tickets are $25.00 per person.  So come and enjoy the dance, delicious hors d'oeuvres and the continental breakfast after midnight.

---  Ben & Lorraine Quirion

CRAFTS:   Sign up sheets on the side bulletin board for Dec. 4th and 11th for Fleece Cuddles.  Bring specified amount of fleece listed on the sign up sheets, straight pins, and fabric scissors.  No sewing involved.

--- Barb Tompkins

KGC TRAVEL has scheduled Sunday matinee shows at the "Broadway Palm Dinner Theater " in Ft. Myers.  Bus round trip, buffet luncheon, show, taxes and tips - $52 each.  Please book before deadline.

Please review literature on the bulletin board, roundie, and notebooks for details on all travel.  Select from many Happy Heart Tours and make your booking with Nip Barker at 485-9308. Visit our web site:
--- Nip Barker


High Games
High Series
Roland Carey
Bill Thurston

SHUFFLEBOARD………………………November 24, 2003:

Position   Team   Won Lost
1 3 35 19
2 2 31.5 22.5
3 8 29.5 24.5
4 4 29 25
5 6 24.5 29.5
6 5 23.5 30.5
7 2 22 32
8 7 21 33

Next day of shuffling is Mon., Dec. 1st at 9:30 AM.  Team # 2 makes courts ready for play and is responsible for clean up after play.  The order of play is Black - Yellow - Black.     --- Ralph Garver

FORMER RESIDENT NEWS:   For those of you who would like to send sympathy cards or donations in memory of Ella Heath, cards may be sent to the "Heath Family" at 231 Nashoba Rd., Concord, MA 01742.  Memorials may be sent to:  Lighthouse for the Blind Clinic, 7318 Tamiami Trail North, Sarasota, FL  34243.            --- Marge Hufford

25th ANNIVERSARY PARTY VOTE RESULTS:   The motion passed to spend up to $15,000 for an Anniversary Party in February 2005.  There were 218 YES votes and 196 NO votes for a total of 414 valid ballots counted.

CHANNEL 33:   Give notices for Channel 33 to Sandy McIntyre from Nov. 21 - Dec. 3.  Please indicate on your note whether for Channel 33 or Newsletter (or both).

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