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Vol. XX, No. 32 King's Gate Club - a 55+ community, Nokomis, Florida August 16, 2008

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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7:00P Pinochle
 
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8:00A Aerobics
8:30A Water Ex
1:00P Dup. Bridge
7:00P Billiards (L)
7:00P Cribbage
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10:30A Bowling
12:00P Ceramics
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8:00A Aerobics
8:30A Water Ex
1:00P Painting /Drawing
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7:00P Poker (M)
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8:00A Aerobics
8:30A Water Ex
1:00P Scrabble
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8:15A Coffee Social
8:45A R.T. Meeting

TREE TRIMMING:   The tree trimmers will be here again around the last of August or beginning of September.   Prices start at $15.00.   Please sign up in the office early so we can make the "Route" for the Clean Cut Tree Service.   Please email - Rich Davis at davis@kgc.cc       P.S.   Everyone's trees need to be trimmed at this time of year for hurricane season.       Thanks, Rich

HEALTHLINE:   Steve Saj, 204 Squire Ct. was in Venice Regional Medical Center and had a pacemaker put in.   He is home now.   Prayers and cards will be appreciated.

TRAVEL:   ATTENTION:   August 22, 2008, Happy Heart Tours is going to Caladium Festival!   A beautiful ride through the fields of Caladiums in Lake Placid.   A step-on guide takes you around the Caladium Fields   and when you return you will have time to browse and enjoy.   Feel free to buy some caladiums and other purchases.   Plenty of food vendors on grounds and a couple restaurants for Dutch treat lunch.   $49.00 must book NOW.   Call Mary Lou 484-6807.
      We have the Southern Caribbean Medley 10 days, bring along a friend January 29--February 8, 2009.   Call VIP World Travel and get on our travel list.  
      Shows:  2008-2009 are on the Web Page, check them out, dates and prices are posted.
      Two Specials:   Viking River Christmas Market Place cruise, starting at $998.00 per person for 2008. A beautiful way to see Germany and do your Christmas shopping.   We have DVD available if you're interested.
      Two nights to no-where from Ft.Lauderdale to Nassau and return.   January 2-3, 2009.  Inside $199.00 per person and ocean view $249.00.   Again call VIP World Travel at 941-377-0117
      Bermuda Cruise April 2009 -- April 25-May 2nd, 2009   MSC Orchestra Bermuda Cruise.   Any questions email us at drichmond@comcast.net or call 941-484-6807.       Don and Mary Lou your Travel Coordinators

FORMER RESIDENT NEWS:   William Coulter, former resident of KGC, reports that his wife Joyce had by-pass and valve replacement surgery.   He reports that she is doing everything her visiting nurse tells her and seems to be improving every day, but that they are taking each day as it comes.   Your prayers and cards will be appreciated.   Their address is:   Mr.  & Mrs. William Coulter, 225 Lincoln St., Apt. F3, Duxbury MA 02332.

REMINDER - August 26th  Primary Election - Early voting started August 11, 2008 until August 24, 2008 - Monday - Friday 8:30-4:30 pm - Sat. 9:00-1:00 pm - Sunday 1:00-5:00 pm - Venice location R L Anderson Bldg. Room 114 - 4000 Tamiami Trail S., Venice FL.   941-861-3760.

 

 

This is a quiz for people who know everything……

1. Name the one sport in which neither the spectators nor the participants know the score or the leader until the contest ends.

2. What famous North American landmark is constantly moving backward?

3. Of all vegetables, only two can live to produce on their own for several growing seasons.  All other vegetables must be replanted every year.  What are the only two perennial vegetables?

4. What fruit has its seeds on the outside?

5. In many liquor stores, you can buy pear brandy, with a real pear inside the bottle.  The pear is whole and ripe, and the bottle is genuine; it hasn't been cut in any way. How did the pear get inside the bottle?

6. Only three words in Standard English begin with the letters 'dw' and they are all common words. Name two of them.

7. There are 14 punctuation marks in English grammar.  Can you name at least half of them?

8. Name the only vegetable or fruit that is never sold frozen, canned, processed, cooked, or in any other form except fresh.

9. Name 6 or more things that you can wear on your feet beginning with the letter 'S'.
 
 
 
 
 
Answers to Quiz:
 
1. The one sport in which neither the spectators nor the participants know the score or the leader until the contest ends is Boxing

2. North American landmark constantly moving backward. Niagara Falls  (The rim is worn down about  two and a half feet each year because of the millions of gallons of water that rush over it every minute)

3. Only two vegetables that can live to produce on their own for several growing seasons .. Asparagus and rhubarb

4. The fruit with its seeds on the outside .. Strawberry

5. How did the pear get inside the brandy bottle? It grew inside the bottle. (The bottles are placed over pear buds when they are small, and are wired in place on the tree. The bottle is left in place for the entire growing season. When the pears are ripe, they are snipped off at the stems)

6. Three English words beginning with dw . Dwarf, dwell and dwindle

7. Fourteen punctuation marks in English grammar. . Period, comma, colon, semicolon, dash, hyphen, apostrophe, question mark, exclamation point, quotation marks, brackets, parenthesis, braces, and ellipses

8. The only vegetable or fruit never sold frozen, canned, processed, cooked, or in any other form but fresh .. Lettuce

9. Six or more things you can wear on your feet beginning with 's' .Shoes, socks, sandals, sneakers, slippers, skis, skates, snowshoes, stockings, stilts


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