Upcoming Events

with Boomer Friends

NEW EVENT!

Monday Nov 11- Monday Night Football! 

4:30 at Dollar - Niners vs Seahawks

A great match-upo with 2 of the winningest teams in the NFL

Bring Food to share (more than just snacks - it IS dinnertime) and whatever you're drinking, a reusable glass. Come cheer your team on! No charge for this event but we will pass the pig! 

Sat Nov 16 - 7 pm Oak Room at Gateway - It's Games Night!

This causal gathering gives all a chance to play a favorite game or learn a new one. while getting to know other boomers.  Bring snacks to share, whatever you want to drink yourself, and a reusabble glass. Bring a game or join someone else's. There is always a raucous Team Trivial Pursuit group, Mexican Train Dominoes, Cribbage, and more depending on what people bring. 

No charge but perhaps bring something for the Pig? 

Our Annual Turkey Schmooze - this event has become so popular we had to change the date, the time,  and the venue! We will have a celebration and give thanks for boomer friendships old and new on

SATURDAY Nov 23 at the Diablo Room at Hillside 2 pm.

 

Talented cooks among the board will be making turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, and cranberry sauce. And there will be pumpkin pie to celebrate November Birthdays! 

 

YOU:  should bring an appetizer, or side dish, or other munchie to share. As always, bring your personal beverage of choice and a reusable glass. 

 

There is no charge for this event but registration is requiredClick on the TURKEY SCHMOOZE selection in the top bar and follow direction to sign up. Space is limited (we need to plan for tables, food, pie, etc.) This is an adults only event and is limited to members and their guests. 

Plus, we will be adding the raffle we missed from the cancelled Halloween Bash so bring some cash for a chance to win great prizes!

Winter Solstice Gala

The Boomers Forever Club is proud to announce the annual Winter Solstice Gala to be held Saturday, December 7th in the Event Center. The doors will open at 5:30. Members and guests are welcome to attend. Dress for the evening is holiday festive. Member cost is $40 and guests are $46 Admission must be purchased in advance for this catered event – deadline is Tues Nov 26 or when sold out.

 

The evening will start at 5:30 on a festive note, with a chilled bottle of champagne on each table. Pre-dinner munchies will be offered and will include assorted cheeses, fruits, crackers, and nuts. Bottles of sparkling non-alcoholic juices are offered gratis.

 

A buffet dinner, catered by Englund’s, will be presented from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The menu includes both baked salmon with dill sauce and carved tri-tip, potatoes au gratin, green beans amandine, salad, etc. A vegetarian entrée of a stuffed Portobello mushroom is available if requested with payment.

 

The featured entertainment for the evening, beginning at 7:30, will be performed by the Mixed Nuts Band. This group has rocked concerts and festivals in Lafayette, Moraga, Clayton, Martinez, and more with their stylish vocals and elegant harmonies. Their play list ranges from Classic Rock, Motown, Funk, R&B. to Modern Rock, even Country. The dance floor will be packed as this band knows how to read a crowd.  

 

After dinner, a dessert bar featuring brownies, cheesecake, lemon bars, cream puffs, and more will lend a sweet flair. A late-night cordial bar will feature premium (decaf) coffee, whipped cream, and a selection of liqueurs for sipping or enhancing coffee such as Irish Cream, Kahlua, and Amaretto, to round out the gala evening. The club will provide soft drinks and sparkling water throughout the event. Bring any other beverages desired to enjoy in between the initial champagne and the liqueurs.

 

A feature of the evening will be the raffle drawing sponsored by Intero Real Estate Services realtor, Linda Stephens. The grand prize is a $100 gift card to a hot local restaurant and there will be several runner-up prizes as well. All raffle proceeds will fund the club’s annual Safeway Gift Card distribution to low-income Rossmoor residents through the Rossmoor Fund. Hopefully, this raffle will meet or beat the goal of $5,000 to bring holiday cheer to neighbors who may be struggling financially.

 

Mail/Drop your check in club mail slot at Gateway/1001 Golden Rain Rd, WC 94595. Or bring payment to these Boomer events:  11/11 Monday Night Football Watch Party, 11/16 Games Night, or the 11/23 Turkey Schmooze. Make checks payable to Boomers Forever. Include the full names of all attendees and indicate if they are members or guests and note any vegetarian entrees desired. A pre-printed name tag will be waiting at the event for each admission purchased. The deadline for purchase is Tuesday, November 26th or when sold out, whichever comes first.

 More details to follow but save these dates! 

Tues Dec 3 Boomer Bingo in Club Room Creekside this time

Sat Dec 14 Pub Trivia - Oak Room

Wed Dec 18 Festivus Schmooze at Fireside

Tue Dec 31 - Not a New Year's - TBD

 

Stay tuned for info on our 10th Anniversary Party in January plus our jam packed 2020 Calendar!

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