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Coming EventsDecember 5, 2005

in this issue

Christmas Gala at Dearborn Country Club Dec 10

Christmas Holiday Events

Thunderbirds Ski Club WED December 7

Windsor Ski Club THU December 8

Somerset Christmas Party Fri DEC 9

Dare To Dream Again Singles FRI December 09

Old World Dance Cooperative FRI December 09

St. Rene Singles SAT December 10

Priems Yachting Society SAT December 10

Holly Hotel Victorian Dinner Mon Dec 12 and 19

Michigan Swing Dance Association SUN December 11

Michigan Swing Dance Association SAT December 10

Maureen McGovern Monday, DEC 12

White Elephant Party Sun Dec 18

New Years Eve Party Sat Dec 31


 

Christmas Gala at Dearborn Country Club Dec 10

Sailing Singles Christmas Party. Music by Brian Bosman at the beautiful Dearborn Country Club.After December 1 the price is $65 per person

Contact Chairwoman Joyce Upchurch, 586-772-4544 or Pam Green 586-598-1161 for further information

You can sign up online and even pay by credit card by clicking here.

Keep checking the new Somerset Slide Show , Sailing Singles Slide Show , and Peggy Jo's Slide Show photos will be added from time to time.

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Proverbs 29-11

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Yeah. Did you know that Sanders is BACK!!

Bumpy Cake and Hot Fudge Cream Puffs and all.

On Nov 30, 2005 was the Grand Opening of Sanders Candy and Dessert shop on Kercheval in Grosse Pointe. They cut a Bumpy Cake instead of a ribbon!

The shop has a soda fountain and 10 flavors of Stroh's ice cream. They say we can look forward to at least one more Sanders Opening in the metro. area in the next year (I hope it's in my area!)

Fred Sanders opened his first shop in Detroit in 1875 and eventually there were 57 stores in the area. The brand was sold to Country Home Bakery of Connecticut after the company had financial problems here and all the stores were closed by the early 90's. About 3 years ago Morley Candy Makers bought it.

There is a Laurel Park Place store in Livonia that opened in Oct. 2004, but there is no soda fountain there.

Anyone up for a date to Sanders-Call Me!!

Grosse Pointe hours. 10-PM Mon-sat Noon-PM on Sunday. Location: 16837 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe, MI 48230 - Phone: (313) 882~4966.

Congratulations to Jay Glover who hosted a party at her house for the Kirk Singles and raised over a thousand dollars. This will allow them to adopt not one but two families ,through the Salvation Army, for Christmas.

We would also like to thank Mary Pat general manager of the Bastone Restaurant for providing us with the VIP room to watch the Oprah/Letterman Show.

The other night I was at a party and one of the good looking guys in a tux spilled some strawberry juice on his beautiful formal shirt. I overheard a tip from one of the gals on how to get the stain out by spraying mildew remover. She just sprayed some on and watched the spot disappear.

Another tip (un-related) to make cottage cheese last longer- place the container upside down in the refrigerator- less air gets into the cottage cheese and it will last much longer.

Shades of Charles Dickens and the Christmas Carol. We saw Ebeneezer Scrooge wearing a nightcap now we are finding that if we want to save fuel it would be a good idea to wear a night cap and dial down even more. Most of our body heat leaves through our head, We can cover up with lots of blankets but a night cap would keep us warmer. Look for some night caps to appear on GrayBay in the next few days..


  • Christmas Holiday Events
  • Meadow Brook Theaters Production of Charles Dickens Christmas Carol Performances from now until 24 Dec 2005 Performance Schedule: Please contact the box office at (248) 377-3300 for specific performance information.
    Wednesday @ 2:00 PM and @ 8:00 PM
    Thursday-Friday @ 8:00 PM
    Saturday @ 2:00 PM, @ 6:00 PM, and @ 8:00 PM
    Sunday @ 2:00 PM and @ 6:30 PM
    Theatre Information:
    Meadow Brook Theatre
    Wilson Hall, 2200 North Squirrel Road
    Oakland University
    Rochester, MI 48309-4448

    The Rink at Campus Martius Park (313) 963- 9393
    RINK HOURS: (Please note Rink hours will change January 2)
    Monday - Thursday 11am - 10pm
    Friday 11am - Midnight
    Saturday 10am - Midnight
    Sunday 12pm - 8pm
    ADMISSION PRICES:
    Adults 13 Years to 49 Years $7
    Children 12 Years and younger $6
    Seniors 50 Years and Older $6
    Skate Rental $3
    Shoe Check available for people with their own skates $2
    Skate Sharpening $5

    Detroit Concert Choir
    Christmas Brilliance - Christmas songs from around the world featuring Conrad Susa's Carols and Lullabies" with guitar, marimba, and harpist, Christa Grix. Being held at St. Hugo of the Hills in Bloomfield Hills on Suday Dec 11, 2005 at 7:30

  • Thunderbirds Ski Club WED December 7
  • Club Meeting at Hawthorne Valley Country Club Westland, from 07:30 PM to

  • Windsor Ski Club THU December 8
  • Ski Club Meeting at the Royal Canadian Legion 5645 Wyandotte East Windsor, on from 7:00

  • Somerset Christmas Party Fri DEC 9
  • Somerset Christmas Party from 6:30 to 12:30 PM at The American-Polish Century Club. The price is $50 per person which includes Dinner, open Bar, Desert and door prizes. The music will be supplied by Sax Appeal. It will be a dressy Attire- Black Tie Optional.

    Questions contact Marilyn Panley at 248-646-4141

  • Dare To Dream Again Singles FRI December 09
  • Monthly dance with a theme. No drinking or smoking.Contact: Joan 810-664-4191 Linda 810-245- 0936 Lyal 810-793-5008 Lapeer County Center Building 425 County Center St. Lapeer, MI 48446 from 08:00 PM to 12:00 AM Member price $8.00 Guest Price $8.00

  • Old World Dance Cooperative FRI December 09
  • Non-partner group dances from the Balkans, Israel, Turkey, etc. as well as couple dances -- waltzes, polkas, schottisches, etc. All ages & all levels are welcome. We provide light refreshments and dance on a wood floor. Contact : 248-569-5242 St James Church Hall Woodward and Hazelhurst Ferndale, MI from 7:00 PM

  • St. Rene Singles SAT December 10
  • Monthly dance held every 2nd Saturday of the month Contact Shirley 586 939 8357 ssills@strene.org St Rene social hall, 35955 Ryan between 15 & 16 mile in Sterling Heights from 08:00 PM to 12:00 AM

  • Priems Yachting Society SAT December 10
  • 15TH ANNUAL GET BOMBED ON PEARL HARBOR DAY PARTY

    Thomas Hardware 18680 Mack Ave Grosse Pointe Farms, MI AKA known as Greater Mack Self Esteem Workshop and Optimist Clubhouse from 08:00 PM

  • Holly Hotel Victorian Dinner Mon Dec 12 and 19
  • The 26th Annual Victorian Feast! Monday Nights, Dec. 12 & 19! Classical oysters, a perfect consomme and the aroma of the Christmas Goose coming from our ovens! Since 1979, our Victorian Feast tradition continues on two subsequent Monday evenings, December 12 and 19. Reservations. 248/634-5208. The Victorian Feast! AMUSE Oysters Katherine SOUP Veloute of Celery SALAD Red Leaf Salad, Malt Dressing, Stilton, Crispy Onions ENTREE Roast Christmas Goose, Brussels Sprouts, Chestnuts, Goose Reduction DESSERT English Plum Pudding, Hard Sauce, Wassail $39.00 per person. Club Members, $31.00 Regular Dinner Menu Also Available.

    get all the details here
  • Michigan Swing Dance Association SUN December 11
  • The MSDA dances are attended by couples and singles alike. For the most part, our members are single and we are always happy to see new members join.

    The Amber House is located at 7012 E. Nine Mile Road between Mound and Van Dyke in Warren, Mi. Phone number: 586-754-3434. Visit http://amberhouse-danceclub.com/ from 3:00 PM Member price $8.00 Guest Price $8.00

  • Michigan Swing Dance Association SAT December 10
  • CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS AT RON'S DANCE PARTY Saturday, December 10. 2005 8:00 PM until Bring a dish to pass 600 sq ft dance floor RSVP appreciated

    Ron Bator's House 34464 Cowan Rd. Westland, MI 734-732-3240 Near Westland Shopping Mall - Take Wayne Rd to Cowan Rd, just north of Warren Rd. Take Cowan Rd east to the 4th house on the left. Park across the street in the church parking lot from 08:00 PM

  • Maureen McGovern Monday, DEC 12
  • The Detroit Concert for a cure Presents Snowtunes a benefit for Broadway Cares/ Equity fights for AIDS on Monday, December 12 at the Stagecrafters Baldwin Theater at 415 S. Lafayette Ave in Royal Oak. at 7:00 PM.

    Maureen McGovern will be featured in an evening filled with holiday favorites courtesy of stars from:

    • Little Women: The Musical
    • Menopause The Musical
    • I love you, You're Perfect, Now Change
    • Mama Mia
    • Hedwig and the Angry Inch
    • Hair
    • and much more

    Tickets available for $25 by calling the Stagecrafters box office at 248-541-6430 or online

  • White Elephant Party Sun Dec 18
  • Don't buy a gift. Find something that you want to get rid of. Wrap it up. Describe it in glowing but mysterious terms and bring it to Gayle Shields house on Sunday December 18, 2005 along with your own drinks, a dish to pass and $4.00 The party starts at 5:00 PM

    Gayle lives at 2129 Tall Oaks in Troy there is a map below

    Here is a map to Gayles House
  • New Years Eve Party Sat Dec 31
  • Gayle Shields will be hosting her annual New Years Eve Party starting at 7:00 PM. Bring a dish to pass. There will be a pastry table so don't bring any pastry. Bring your own drinks and $10 Invite your friends

    Gayle lives at 2129 Tall Oaks in Troy there is a link to a map in the previous article.

  • Not Too early

  • Greeting Card with Angel With A Heart

    Our price: $20.00
    50 in Stock
    more info ...

  • GrayBay Shopping
  • Perhaps the concept of auctions is keeping some of you from submitting something for sale or bidding on the items that are on the auction page.

    You have no doubt heard of eBay and some of the news releases about potato chips, that look like something, being sold for lots of money. What you don't hear about are the many mundane items sold on eBay.

    Not all items on eBay are truly auction items. Many of the people selling on any auction site have a good idea of what they are willing to accept for their services or goods and set up their auction accordingly. Many of them use the sites for advertising with the hope that someone will come along and buy their item.

    GrayBay is modeled after eBay. Because it is new, people getting in at the beginning can get some benefits. If you place an item on eBay the cost of the placement is deducted from your account balance. In order to post on eBay and many other sites you must first establish an account with a positive balance by sending eBay some money in advance. If you do not sell the item, no additional charges are deducted from your account. However, if you specified that you had a reserve price(the lowest price that you would accept for the item or service) additional money would be withdrawn from your account.

    At GrayBay, for the present, there are no fees and early subscribers will certainly be rewarded for the early support by either maintaining the no-fee policy or a reduced fee policy.

    If you need any help setting up an auction, contact the webmaster at Gray and White at webmaster@graynwhite.com

    The question of what happened to the Computer Seminars has come up and the answer is a that suitable computer laboratory that was affordable has not been found. In the mean time in home instruction is available click here for a quote Find someone in the same boat that you are in and split the costs.

    Go to the auction site.

  • Florida Home on a Canal for rent
  • Newly refurbished home, granite counters and new appliances in kitchen. 2 Bedroom, 2 bath with a dock on a 25 foot deep canal in New Port Richey, Florida.. 45 minutes North of Tampa, and 1 hour 45 minutes to DisneyWorld. Rent is $1500 a month December, January February. See it here

    editor@peggyjostudio.net peggyjo@peggyjostudio.net