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Vol. XXIII, No. 33 King's Gate Club - a 55+ community, Nokomis, Florida August 21, 2010

THANKS to all my family here in King's Gate for all the prayers, prayer shawl, cards and delicious food.   I am so proud to be a part of our wonderful community.   It truly is 'Our Paradise'.   Again, thank you all!!   Thanks also to Ann Kellum for filling in for me with Healthline.       --Irene Bette

DVD LIBRARY:   Received a note from a resident, stating they took out (DVD 286 - John Adams) which contains three discs.   Number TWO is missing.   Will Anyone who had this, please check your DVD player.   If you are Up North and THINK you might have it, please email me:  Ickes@kgc.cc.   I would hate for this to be lost, as this DVD Series was expensive.       --Jean

TREE TRIMMING will begin on August 23rd. Please sign up in the office.   Prices start at $15.00.   If you have any questions, please call Rich Davis @ 941-539-9340

The Clubhouse will be closed August 30th through September 5th and the Activities Room will be closed September 3rd - 5th for stripping and waxing the floors.  Please plan your activities accordingly.

Reminder: there will be a town hall meeting on August 25th @ 10:00 a.m. to inform the residents about the details of how the street rejuvenation will affect each of you.  There is a map posted on the outside bulletin board showing which streets will be treated on each day.  The map will also be published on the www.kingsgateclub.com website.

TRAVEL SCHEDULE for 2010-2011 will be as follows:  PLEASE NOTE DATE OF SILVER FOXES HAS BEEN CHANGED TO 3/16/2011 BECAUSE OF ST. PATRICKS DAY ON MARCH 17TH.
     September 26, 2010 - Matinee show,   I LOVE A PIANO.   PRICE $55.00.
This September 26th show should be paid for by the 4th of September.....$55.00....Thank you.
This is a piano salute to America's greatest tunesmith, Irving Berlin.  The show is a nostalgic musical journey spanning seven decades of American history with more than 60 Irving Berlin songs.  This spectacular new show features these songs:  "Puttin' on the Ritz", "There's no Business, Like Show Business", "Easter Parade", "Blue Skies", "Anything You Can Do", "Steppin' Out with My Baby", "God Bless America" and more.
     November 25, 2010  - THANKSGIVING SPECIAL, in the Off Broadway Palm Theatre.
THE ANDREW'S BROTHERS.   PRICE $60.00.   The bus will load at 4:00 pm for this evening show.
It's l943 in the South Pacific, and the Andrew's sisters are scheduled to headline the big USO show.   But when a flu outbreak quarantines the girls, mistaken identities and madcap comedy takes over.   You will hear "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy", "Slow Boat to China" and "Don't Sit Under The Apple tree".
     February 27th, 2011 - Matinee show,  FLAMINGO COURT.   This show will be in the Off Broadway, Palm Theatre.   Price $55.00.   Flamingo Court is a "slice of life" that follows the inquisitive and endearing residents of a South Florida, condominium complex called Flamingo Court.   Each condo reveals a cast of characters and some funny and touching life lessons; "Sex Lives After 60", "Where There's a Will, There's a Relative" and more.   Flamingo Court is a humorous and poignant look at condominium living, zany neighbors and retirement in Florida.
     March 6, 2011 - The Unsinkable Molly Brown - Matinee show. $65.00. Bus will leave at l0 AM.
A musical comedy based on the rags-to-riches story of Molly Tobin.  Born into poverty, she married into wealth and tried in vain to be accepted into Denver's society circles.  In l912, she was ship- wrecked in the Titanic disaster and through sheer determination, took over the lifeboat and kept the men rowing until they were rescued. Songs include: "I Ain't Down Yet" and "Belly Up to the Bar, Boys".
     April l0, 2011 -  Church Basement Ladies,  matinee show, Off Broadway Palm.   $55.00.   The Church Basement Ladies are back.  It's l969, the world is a changing, and the ladies of the church prepare for changes of their own below the "House of God".   While the world is dealing with Vietnam, the church basement ladies are coming to terms with pantsuits and guitars in church!   You'll laugh until your sides hurt.
     Note:   All shows at Broadway Palm Theatre include round-trip motor coach, bus drivers tip and full course buffet meal, including dessert, coffee, tea or iced tea, all gratuities (except for alcohol).
     Hard Rock Casino buses will be on the following dates:  
October 28, 2010, November 30, 2010, January 13, 2011, February 24, 2011 and March 29, 2011. (THESE DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE).
     Silver Foxes - Venice Theatre, 3/16/2011  
     Sailor Circus - Best Little Show in Town, 3/25/2011
     Southern/Eastern Caribbean cruise - January 27, 2011--February 6, 2011
Princess Cruise Lines.   60 guests already booked.   For more information, check the travel web page at www.kgc.cc and click on the Ship.
     I will be glad to accept emails, but if you send an email and don't get confirmation within a few days, please send it the second time; this way I will not miss any emails.
     Don and Mary Lou Richmond, Travel Coordinators   94l-484-6807
VIP World Travel, Travel Agent 94l-377-0017, or 1-800-323-7448, Toll free, nationwide.


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