Announcement: October 2017 Monthly Activity and Event Schedule

Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut in the Clubhouse on Monday mornings from 8 AM to 8:30 AM.

**BADGES REQUIRED**

If you are new to Tanglewood, please join us at Monday Morning Coffee at the Clubhouse and sit at the Welcome Table (look for the yellow sunflower on the table). We look forward to meeting you!

*Remember if you are unable to come up to the Clubhouse for Coffee, you can turn to your Comcast Cable channel 195 and watch from the comfort of your own home.

JUST A REMINDER
Please do not park under the canopy, on sidewalks, or on the grass at any time. Also, please do not park blocking doors to any entrances into the clubhouse. This is for SAFETY and COURTESY to all our residents.

Thank you.

OCTOBER 2017 ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS SCHEDULE

Every Monday Bingo – 6:00 pm
Friday, 6th Pool Grand Re-Opening Party – 1:00 to 3:00
Saturday, 7th Petanque Tournament – 9:00 am Petanque Courts
Saturday, 7th Dance – 7:00 pm, Clubhouse
Tuesday, 10th Potluck – 5:30 pm, Clubhouse
Sunday, 15th Octoberfest – 6-9 pm, Clubhouse
Tuesday, 17th Special Meals – 5:30 pm, Clubhouse
Wednesday, 18th TMAC Meeting – 3:00 pm, Clubhouse
Wednesday, 18th HOA Meeting – 7:00 pm, Clubhouse
Thursday, 19th WOW Luncheon
Thursday, 19th Ladies Luncheon – 11:30 am
Saturday, 21st Country Breakfast – 8:00 am, Clubhouse
Saturday, 21st Tanglewood Live – 7:00 pm, Clubhouse
Monday, 23rd Ireland Trip Informational Meeting – 9:30 am, Craft Room
Tuesday, 24th Screw Your Neighbor – 1:00 pm, Clubhouse (Card Game)
Thursday, 26th Flapjack Breakfast– 8:30-10:15 am, Clubhouse
Saturday, 28th Dance – 7:00 pm, Clubhouse

For all Non-Emergency calls to the Highlands County Sheriff’s  Department. Please call 863-402-7200

FROM YOUR COMMUNITY MANAGER

I CANNOT SAY ENOUGH ABOUT THE VOLUNTEERS AND STAFF IN TANGLEWOOD BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER HURRICANE IRMA!!!

The amount of camaraderie and compassion for others shown during all of this has been truly beautiful! Neighbors helping neighbors, everyone working together towards a common goal. I have said it before and I will say it again, “THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE TANGLEWOOD!”

From the bottom of my heart, I appreciate each and every volunteer and Team Tanglewood (staff) for all of your hard work and especially for your dedication to the community!!!

I know some events and meetings were cancelled due to the hurricane. We are looking forward to October, getting back to our regular schedule, and the return of our northern friends and family!

GRAND RE-OPENING POOL PARTY
Come and join us at the pool Grand Re-Opening party on October 6th. Of course the pool will be available to use before then but this will be the official party.

Lee Allcorn will be here performing and we will be serving beer, wine, and sodas. We will also have a raffle for 4 wine baskets.

All provided for you by Hometown America.

BEAUTIFICATION RECOGNITION FOR OCTOBER 2017
The Beautification Recognition is at the home of Jerry & Judy Donaldson, 1683 Primrose Lane.

Congratulations!!

This beautiful yard and well-groomed home is appreciated by all our residents. The judging includes a well maintained yard, clean exterior of the home, as well as maintained plants and shrubs.

Each month we will recognize a home with beautifully maintained yard. The Award sign will be in the yard for one month. A resident committee chooses a yard each month, and there are several guidelines they must follow.

FROM THE ACTIVITIES OFFICE

OCTOBERFEST KARAOKE
Come out and join us for our Octoberfest on Sunday, October 15th, from 6-9 in the clubhouse. We will be serving wraps and subs from Publix, along with chips, beer, wine, and sodas.

We will also have karaoke for those of you who would like to sing. Bring sides to share with your friends if you wish.

Please remember to wear your ID badge.

TANGLEWOOD NEWSLETTER DELIVERY
We almost have enough volunteers to deliver the newsletter to all of the neighborhoods throughout the winter months (starting in Nov). We need a few substitutes. No one will be asked to deliver more than 40 newsletters. Many areas are 25 – 30 houses.

There will be a meeting of all volunteers and substitutes in the clubhouse (bingo area) on MONDAY, OCTOBER 16th, after coffee. At this time you will be assigned the streets in your neighborhood that you will be responsible for. You will be given a map and instructions for contacting a substitute if you cannot deliver on any given month.

Please try to make this meeting.

If anyone else would like to volunteer, you may attend this meeting, or contact Penny Irilli 863 835-1435, or
email me at allmyjunk3508@gmail.com.

Pot Luck

  • Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
  • 5:30 pm in the Clubhouse
  • Sign up on credenza
  • Bring enough food for 12, and your own place setting.

RED HOT BABES
Red Hot Babes, Red Hat group, meet the 1st Monday of every month at 11:00 am in the Craft Room.

MOTORCYCLE CLUB
Come ride with us on Mondays and Thursdays. We leave at 9:00 am from the Petanque parking lot.

SINGLES OCTOBER SCHEDULE (plus park events, check the book)

  • Tue, 3rd, 8:30 am – Dimitri’s (Breakfast)
  • Wed, 11th, 12:30 pm – Alumni Grill (Just-for-Fun Event)
  • Sun, 15th, 1-4 pm – Game Day (Craft Room)
  • Tue, 24th, 12:30 pm – Pizza Hut (Sebring) (Just-for-Fun Event)
  • Tue, 31st, 4:30 pm – Outback Steakhouse (Birthday Dinner)

The Singles Group is a Social Club, gathering together for fun and fellowship.No Officers! No Dues! No Obligations! Pick and choose those events you want to attend.

Pick up a schedule in the book or contact – Gerry Dewing – 385-4605 /gerry55@juno.com

TANGLEWOOD TRIPS AND TRAVEL IRELAND TRIP

  • Trip Dates: September 14 -27th, 2018
  • Informational meeting Monday, October 23, 2017 in the Craft Room at 9:30 am.
  • Jennifer Reynolds, CIE Tours Representative will be available.
  • A 5% discount offer extended to November 5th 2017.
  • $ 250 deposit holds your spot.
  • Only 44 spots available.

Entire trip information on TWRtimes.com under the Trips and Travel link.

Please join for information and/or contact Lou Ann Weix at Lweix2@aol.com or 920-265-1090.

TANGLEWOOD DANCE

SATURDAY OCTOBER 7, 2017 FEATURING GOOD STUFF

Good stuff started as a father/daughter duo based in Lakeland Florida. Their “full sound” is unique and rich with family harmonies.

Tony, guitarist and songwriter, has been a professional musician for over 50 years. Throughout the years, tony has performed at nightclubs, events around New England and Florida. In addition, he has written many songs for Tricia to record and perform.

For Tricia, music and singing has always been a part of her life. She began performing at age 5, and recorded her first “45” record when she was 9. The record contained 2 songs she co-wrote with her dad.

Good stuff now performs primarily as a trio, with Tony’s wife Jennifer on backup vocals. As a trio they specialize in high energy dance music with impeccable 3 part harmony. More recently they have been performing on cruise ships. They are very popular and a must see. They are so busy i was unable to book them in 2018. You won’t want to miss this dance.

Remember doors open at 6:30 with dance from 7-10 pm. Residents are $5 with badge, visitors $6. Bring your own drinks and snacks. Ice will be provided..

TANGLEWOOD DANCE COMMITTEE NEWS

HALLOWEEN DANCE SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28TH , 2017

GEORGE DURHAM AND COMPANY IS RETURNING TO TANGLEWOOD as Our HALLOWEEN DANCE ENTERTAINMENT.

This is our annual Halloween Costume Party for those who want to dress up. In past years it has been a really good time to socialize, laugh, wonder how people decide on their costumes, and a generally good time is had by all.

Again this year we will have a panel of judges picking the best costumes. The categories will include best dressed female, male, couple, group and best overall costume.

Cash prizes will be awarded. Please join us for the fun and laughter.

The dance is from 7-10 pm with doors opening at 6:30. Purchase tickets at the door, residents $5 and guests/visitors $6. Bring your own drinks and snacks. Ice will be provided at each table.

TAG NEWS
Tanglewood Actors Guild (TAG) opens its new 2017-18 season on Friday, NOV 10th, with a membership meeting @ 1:30 pm in the Activities Center.

Members, Prospective Members, Interested Tanglewood Residents: Please join us and learn about our plans for the spring production, and … sign up to get involved.

For further info, contact Dianne Lane @ 863-471-1946.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THE OUTDOOR DECORATING COMMITTEE
We are not a large committee but have a LOT of work to be done. In addition to the huge display in the circle, and all the banners around Tanglewood, we will be placing 40 lighted Christmas trees around the ponds, and hanging over 35 – 30” wreaths (that need bows). In addition, we will be wrapping over 40 trees with lights.

Needless to say we could use some help getting all this done. We could also use some help at Monday Morning Coffee selling our various “fund raiser” things.

We would LOVE to have you on our committee……….. or we would be more than glad to have you make a small commitment to help when needed.

If you can help in any way……….Please get in touch with Gary Walker 757 642-5559, Jan Carbaugh 616 901-4267 or Penny Irilli 863 835-1435.

NOVEMBER PETANQUE TOURNAMENT
The November Petanque Tournament will be held on Saturday, November 4th, at 9:00 am.

Sign up for the November tournament will begin on Monday, October 30th, at Coffee. Sign up will also be taken at the Petanque courts starting October 30th during daily play.

Tournament players will be on a first sign up, first pay basis for Tanglewood residents. Guest of residents may play only if we do not have enough residents to play.

If you have any questions contact: Warren Smith (863) 402-1922 Anne Eberlin (618) 806-1881 Bartley Rodgers (863) 658-2292 Pam Pelletier (863) 257-7161.

Petanque is fun and easy to play. Everyone is welcome!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS
It’s already October, and time to think about the Annual Christmas Food Drive for the Heartland Food Bank. This is the 16th year the RV Club has sponsored the Food Drive. We want to tell you about two early activities that have been done in the past to help us raise money to feed those in need of a Christmas dinner. The need will be greater than ever this year because of Hurricane Irma.

The Bingo Committee has traditionally done a special night of Bingo in early November. They have also included a special 50/50 drawing with this event. We hope they will continue to support this very worthy cause.

On Saturday, November 11, the Food Drive will have tables at the Craft Fair. We’re getting donations from some of Tanglewood’s very talented crafters, and the RV Club members will be donating baked goods for the sale. If you are involved in any kind of crafts, we hope you will consider making a donation to help us raise money.

You may drop off any donations to Sandra and Curt McMenamy at 4164 Smoke Signal.

Please support us by attending the Craft Fair.

The RV Club Christmas Food Drive Committee

SEPTEMBER LADIES LUNCHEON
September’s Ladies Luncheon will be at The Olympic, Thursday, October 19th.

Arrive at 11:00 am. Eat at 11:30 am. Order off of the menu and pay there.

Sign up on Credenza.

WOW
WOW widows will have their October 19th lunch at Village Inn.

Sign up in book on credenza in clubhouse. We leave clubhouse at 12:30 pm for a 1:00 pm lunch.

Need a ride call Annette Di Mare – 863-382-8769.

OCTOBER DIVERSIONS
Despite disruptions, evacuations and outages, Diversions soldiers on.

On October 21st at 7:00 pm we will hold “Tanglewood Live an Open Mic Improv Night”. We’re looking for some reasonably clean jokes, and maybe a few hurricane stories. Watch for the sign up sheet by the 10th, BYOB.

Immediately following that on Oct. 24, we’re introducing a new card game called “Screw Your Neighbor”. Easy to play, watch for more details on twrtimes.com. The time is 1:00 PM, there will be time set aside for teaching the game at 12:30 PM.

Skip forward to Nov. 2, we have another “Golf Cart Poker Run” scheduled at 6:00 pm. Lots of help needed here. .

And don’t forget the CRAFT AND HOBBY FAIR on Nov. 11. A few tables remain, call Shirley at 385-6972 for information.

NOVEMBER GARAGE SALE TABLES
The sale of tables for the Nov 24th & 25th Garage Sale will begin on Monday, October 16th before and after Coffee, and will continue every Monday until November 20th.

Tables inside the hall are $7 each (max 2 tables). Outside golf cart parking lot spaces are $5.

SEASON TICKETS
Get your Special Events season tickets from Billie at the Activities Office.Cost is $70.00 per resident. $80.00 per non resident.

HANDS FOR THE HOMELESS
From Union Church: Hello friends! First of all, I would like to thank the fine and generous people of                Tanglewood for helping so kindly to this cause.Every Thursday Union Church has “Hands for the Homeless”.

When it first started they fed around 20 people. That number is now 150.Before the people leave for the week they are stocked up with their supplies. This is what you fine people help with. Buying supplies! They are so blessed to have you supporting them this way. Thank you so much!

The homeless committee has updated the list of things they need to help the homeless:

  • Men’s underwear
  • Men’s T-shirts – L & XL
  • Small deodorants Men & Women
  • Gallon sized canned vegetables – peas & corn to serve for lunch
  • Pop canned vegetables or fruit – for their backpack
  • Black beans & chick peas

We still need the items listed on the box in the Craft Room.THANK YOU AGAIN!!!

OCTOBER SPECIAL MEALS
Tuesday, October 17th, 2017.

Cost is $8.00 per person.

If you bought a ticket for September’s meal you may exchange them for an October Meal Ticket, either at Monday Coffee or with Billie in the Activities Office.

Doors open at 5:00 pm meals served at 5:30 pm.Carry outs at 6:15 pm. *containers provided*

FLAPJACK BREAKFAST
Originally scheduled for September has been rescheduled for Thursday, October 26th, 2017, 8:30 -10:15 AM at the Tanglewood Clubhouse.

Enjoy a short stack with tall flavor Pancakes, Sausage,Scrambled Egg & Beverage. This is provided free for Tanglewood Residents and Guest.

Sign up on credenza.

OUTDOOR DECORATING COMMITTEE  NEWS, DECORATING CONTEST
We will be running a decorating contest to see who, in each neighborhood, has the best decorated property. It’s not who has the most lights but who, overall, is deemed to have done the best job in decorating.

There will be a prize for each of the 7 neighborhoods and 1 for the circle.

COOKBOOKS, LIGHT BULBS AND SANTA HATS: Beginning on October 16th at MONDAY MORNING COFFEE, we will have cookbooks available. If you’ve preordered a cookbook…….yours will be there.  If you have not preordered you may pick one up. They are $14.00.

We will also be selling green light bulbs to put into your yard lights for the Christmas season,  $1.00 per bulb.

We are hoping, once again, to be able to sell Santa Hats, $1.25, it depends on availability.

CRAFT FAIR, We will be selling cookbooks and 71” Christmas tree frames.  They will be painted and ready for you to string with lights.

GARAGE SALE, We will have two booths. One for selling lights and assorted items.  The second booth will be selling green light bulbs for your yard lights, cookbooks, perhaps Santa Hats and Christmas tree frames.

50/50, Beginning on Nov. 6 we will be selling 50/50 tickets at Monday Morning Coffee. We will sell them for 6 weeks and will have the drawing on Dec. 11.  One big winner ….just in time for Christmas.

LIGHT UP TANGLEWOOD, On Nov. 25th, the OUTDOOR DECORATING COMMITTEE along with HOMETOWN AMERICA will be hosting a dance/party in the bash area (behind pool). We will have a band and LIMITED beer and wine. (Please feel free to bring some of your own).This is a celebration to salute all that the residents have done to support our committee and help us Light Up Tanglewood.

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