LET’S GO TO A FUNSICAL, WHIMSICAL, LAUGHSICAL MUSICAL







DATE:  Sunday, December 3rd

PLACE:  Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main Street, Littleton

TIME:  Pre-show reception in Stanton Art Gallery from 11:45 am – 1:30 pm

(confections and punch for your holiday sweet tooth)


“Seussical: The Musical” performance at 2:00 pm


HOW DO I GET TICKETS?

• Non-refundable tickets will be available for sale at the September, October, and November meetings – remember that the early bird gets the choicest seats

• We have a reserved block of 50 tickets – but when they’re gone, they’re gone!

• Cost per ticket – $24 (cash or checks made out to “Friendship Force Denver”)

• DEADLINE TO PURCHASE TICKETS – Tuesday, November 14th!!!

• Questions? Contact Luree Miller (lureemiller@mac.com or 415-215-3770). Or mail your ticket request with your check to: Luree Miller, 2001 Lincoln Street #1221, Denver CO 80202.



ALL THE DETAILS HERE



ANNUAL PICNIC 

It's Denver's 35th Birthday




By gathering for our annual summer picnic and inviting our inbound exchange/journey ambassador guests from Orlando to join us to make this a double-duty party – a birthday for us and a Farewell for them!  


DATE AND TIME:

          Tuesday, June 27th, at 4 p.m.


PLACE:

        Mike and Cindy Tanner’s home

            4 Niblick Lane, Littleton

            303-730-2464 (for directions only)


OTHER IMPORTANT DETAILS:

 Cost per person – $15

Menu details on the flyer link below


RSVP and/or QUESTIONS:

        Luree Miller -- lureemiller@mac.com or 415-215-3770

DEADLINE TO RESPOND:

        Saturday, June 17th


 All the details  HERE





Date and Time:                      Monday, April 10th, at 9:45 a.m.

Place:                                           Lobby of the Helen Bonfils Theater in the

                                                Denver Center for the Performing Arts

Cost:                                               $12.00 for the tour. 




COSTUMES! SCENERY PREP! LIGHTING! PROPS!

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the curtain??  Join us for a private tour back stage at the Denver Center for Performing Arts.   A 90-minute walking tour will cover many of the ten venues and their workshops. We will go to lunch nearby after the tour.

 

All the details & RSVP info HERE


 TACKY PARTY!!!


Get creative, keep it tacky.  Join us for the fun, laughs, and more laughs.  And find out just how tacky your friends like to be!!

DATE & TIME?

            Saturday, March 25th, at 6 p.m.


WHERE?

We may stay in one location or may divide the group into two (or more) locations, depending on how many sign up to participate.  So Location to be assigned after March 17th deadline to RSVP.


More Details HERE


BAROQUE MUSIC AND CONTEMPORARY DANCE?

ALL AT THE SAME TIME ON THE SAME STAGE?

YES!!!





It may sound crazy, but what a fun and grand combination of sensuality, decadent humor, dance, and music as the Baroque Chamber Orchestra and Wonderbound team up for the back-by-popular-demand performance of “A Dangerous Liaison.”  Your Social Committee invites you to experience this afternoon of merriment and high glee with fellow Friendship Force friends. 


DATE & TIME:           Sunday, February 12, at 2 p.m.


WHERE:                     Performing Arts Complex at Pinnacle Charter School

                                    1001 West 84th Avenue, Denver


DETAILS:                   Contact Wonderbound (www.wonderbound.com or 303-292-4700) to purchase your tickets.  Ticket range -- $22 to $50.

                                    We’ll meet in the lobby after the performance and go to a local restaurant to critique the show, dine together, and enjoy each other’s company.  If you prefer just to join us for dinner but not the show, please RSVP that, too.  Details of restaurant location and time given when you RSVP.


QUESTIONS:             Nancy Crocker (for information and to RSVP)

                                    303-868-6819 or snjcrocker@aol.com


DEADLINE:                Please let us know if you will be joining us for the performance and/or the dinner by February 8th




NEW YEAR’S DAY OPEN HOUSE

Cecil Roberts has graciously offered to share his home and host the 9th Annual 

Friendship Force Denver

New Year’s Day Open House.


We need volunteers to help serve and clean up.

Contact Carl Dawson 303-888-4411 carldawson@remax.com


Sunday, January 1, 2017

2:00 – 5:00 PM

Bring snacks and/or wine to share.

6374 S. Yates Court

Littleton 80123


From W. Bowles Avenue, turn south onto Coventry Lane, which is 1.7 miles west of S. Santa Fe Ave., and 2.10 miles east of S. Wadsworth Blvd. Give the gatekeeper your name; he will have a membership list. After the left curve of Coventry Lane, turn right onto S. Yates Court.  Cecil's home is at the end on the left (SE corner).







BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!!!

SMALL GROUP DINNERS



Friday, October 14th (2 homes) or Saturday, October 15th (1 home).  You choose, because there will be small group dinners both nights.


Here are the details:



But to make your reservations, please contact:  Luree Miller at 303-586-4146 (home), 415-215-3770 (cell), or lureemiller@mac.com.

Which home you will dine at to be assigned when you contact her.






It’s September.  It’s harvest time.  It’s wine-tasting time.  Join us as we taste and compare three varietal red wines (pinot noir, cabernet, and zinfandel).  And you don’t even need to be an oenologist, sommelier, or connoisseur – not even Bacchus himself – to enjoy this evening with friends (old or new) and a glass (or two or three) of vino/vin/wein!


DATE AND TIME:     Saturday, September 10th, at 6:30 p.m. 

PLACE:                      5753 W. Hoover Avenue, Littleton

OTHER DETAILS:

  • ·         IMPORTANT – limited to the first 10 who reserve a spot
  • ·         Cost -- $10 to help cover cost of wine and heavy appetizers
  • ·         Bring a bottle of wine to share after the wine tasting is finished (optional)

CONTACT/RSVP:     Bob Matzen, your host

                                    720-550-6856 (home) or Rmatzen2001@yahoo.com

            







FIRST GAME NIGHT (in the afternoon) will be held on July 18th at 3:00 PM

                                     

                                      at the home of:

                                      John and Linda Giles

                                      5613 S. Pagosa Ct.

                                      Centennial 80015

                                                          

RSVP to John at jgiles_911@hotmail by July 1st


We have room for 8 more people!

Guests are expected to bring an appetizer or dessert to share and a beverage of their choice.

We have a selection of games to play, but feel free to bring another game of interest







Summertime is Picnic Time.  And there is no better way to celebrate summer than an outdoor picnic with family and friends.  That includes celebrating with Friendship Force friends.  So here are the details for this year’s DENVER FRIENDSHIP FORCE CLUB SUMMER PICNIC:

DATE AND TIME:        Saturday, July 9th, at 5:00 p.m. (rain or shine)

PLACE:                        Milt and Susan Stockmyer’s home

                                             12 Meadowview Lane, Greenwood Village

                                             303-781-2635 (if you need directions)

WHAT TO BRING:       *Assigned by last name ((please bring enough for 8-10 servings)

                                                A - E .. Appetizer

                                                F - Q .. Salad (pasta, green, or fruit) or cole slaw

                                                R – Z .. Dessert

*Bring your own carbonated or alcoholic beverages

                                             *Bring your own portable chair (and extras, if you have them)

 

*Wear your favorite fancy or fun(ny) hat to represent a trip you have taken, an exchange you have been on, or an event from your past (no prizes for either the fanciest or funniest, though – just plain fun and lots of stories shared!)

WHAT IS PROVIDED:  *Burgers and brats (and chefs to cook them!), baked beans, buns/rolls, and condiments

                                             *Ice tea, lemonade and water

                                             *Paper products, cups, and eating utensils

                                             *Bocce ball, croquet, and bean bag games

                                   

BE THINKING ABOUT:            Countries and cities with Friendship Force clubs – that’s the only hint you will get about additional fun that looms

RSVP/QUESTIONS:     Luree Miller – lureemiller@mac.com or 415-215-3770 (cell) or 303-586-4146 (home)

DEADLINE TO RSVP – Tuesday, July 5th



FROM SAMURAI HERO TO CHOPSTICK MASTER


 In anticipation of our October outbound exchange to Japan, join us as we continue to delve deeper into both that nation’s ancient history and its current-day cuisine.  This is a “two part” social outing but with limited dinner capacity.  Please note that you can attend one or both events, but if you want to go to dinner, the restaurant is limited to 20;  thus, restaurant reservations will be first-come-first-reserve-first-served. So DO NOT wait!


                                                                        




 DATE: SUNDAY, MAY 22

     PART ONE: “Samurai Exhibit” at Denver Art Museum – 2:30 pm

Tickets -- $12/members, $22/non-members (includes general museum and Samurai exhibit admissions).

NOTE: Ticket admission is timed, and you must purchase your own ticket(s) – 720-913-0130 or denverartmuseum.org

** Try to time your tickets for 2:30 pm or as close to it as possible in order to be with the group. 

 If you have a museum membership, consider graciously offering your rate

 to any non-museum member who will be going (if your membership allows that guest benefit)

.     




  PART TWO:       Dinner Kobe An Restaurant – 5:00 pm

             231 Milwaukee Street, Denver (between 2nd and 3rd in Cherry Creek)

        ** Free parking at 299 Milwaukee **

Choice of bento box (assorted Japanese fare plus miso soup), yaki-udon, or yakisoba.  

Includes special green tea (other drinks are extra) – $19.50 plus tax and 18% gratuity


RSVP:  Luree Miller – contact for questions about both parts, as well as RSVP for dinner reservations:  

lureemiller@mac.com(email), 303-586-4146 (home), or 415-215-3770 (cell)


DEADLINES:     +  For dinner reservations (limited to first 20 to reserve!) – May 19

                    +  No limit for museum tickets, but if you plan to attend the 

                       Samurai exhibit, please also let Luree know by May 19


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