Sequoians Club News

May Events

Saturday May 6th – Kentucky Derby Day

Place your bets.  Best Horse WINS!  The race is scheduled for 1 pm but you can enjoy the whole day at the Sequoians.
Then stay for the potluck at 7 pm.  (Bring a side dish to share and a main course for yourself.)


Friday May 12th –
Chili Cook-Off at Rowell Ranch

Visit Rowell Ranch on facebook at
https://www.facebook.com/rowellranch.rodeo
Go to the off-site event at Rowell Ranch and say ‘hi’ to your Sequoians’ representatives at the Sequoians’ booth.  May the best chili WIN!


Saturday May 20th – Wine & Art

Enjoy a day of Wine & Art – in the nude.  Potluck in the evening at 7 pm.  (Bring a side dish and a main course for yourself.)


BOARD MEETING
Monthly Board Meeting on May 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.


Saturday May 27th – Memorial Day Dance

Potluck in the evening at 7 pm.  (Bring a side dish and a main course for yourself.)  Memorial Day Dance after potluck.


Sunday May 28th –
Music on the lawn with Dave Rocha Jazz Trio

Music on the Lawn with Dave Rocha Jazz Trio, 1:30 -4:30 PM.  Lunch will be available for purchase.  Potluck in the evening at 7 pm.  (Bring a side dish and a main course for yourself.)


Monday May 29th – (Memorial Day)
Kids’ Day, Indy 500, Free Hot Dogs

A day for the kids.  And a chance to bring out the kid in us all with the Sequoians’ traditional Indy 500.  Bring a Hot Wheels sized car for racing, or borrow one from the club’s reserve.  FREE Hot Dog day!

April Events – Season Opening!!

Opening
Weekend –
Sat. 1st & Sun. 2nd

We open this season with a country and western bash.  If the weather’s nice, enjoy the day lounging, hiking or whatever.  Then prepare for the potluck in the evening.  It’s not mandatory, but the theme is WESTERN; so bring on your best western-style dish.

If you’d like to stay for the live band there is an event fee. The band is well worth it as many can attest.  For those of you who have never heard
Marilyn’s Ghost play before, this is your opportunity. http://marilynsghost.com

(Event Cost $20)

Saturday April 29 – Cinco de Mayo

Enjoy the day and then enjoy the potluck with a Mexican theme.

Then learn salsa dancing from a professional instructor.

(Cost $10)

March Events (Full Members)

Saturday Mar 18th – St Pat’s Dinner and DJ Dance

6pm Potluck Dinner
To give you an idea for what to bring, typical plates for St. Patrick’s Day are corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, soda bread, anything GREEN!

To help her coordinate the evening’s meal, please contact Bev with a dish you’d like to bring by MONDAY 13TH.
Bev’s email:  intodrgns@aol.com

Dance afterward with DJ Susan (Cost $0)

 

Saturday Mar 25th – Special Work Party

We all may love to eat the bread, but when it comes to baking the bread few show.  Come out and show your love for your club and pitch in prepping it for Opening Weekend.  Special lunch for all workers (Cost $0)

February Events (Full Members)

Sunday February 5th — Super Bowl Game
(Members and their guests only please)

3pm – Bring Finger Food and Watch the Game at Bev’s House.
This event is held at a resident’s home so please be respectful (don’t chase the cats, etc.)  Come prepared to enjoy the Super Bowl, finger foods and friendship.   (Cost $0)


Saturday February 11th — Potluck & Massage Exchange

6pm – Bring a dish to share, then relaxing Massages.
The massages are performed by members (Cost $0)


Saturday Feb 18th Valentines Dance (Singles welcome)

6pm –  Pasta Dinner, Dessert Auction, Dance w/live band
Make plans to woo your Valentine to a home made pasta dinner, bid on a wonderful dessert of your choice and then dance your Valentine hearts out to dance tunes provided by Bigelow’s Treehouse
( https://www.facebook.com/bigelowstreehouse )  (Cost $20)

January Events

JANUARY EVENTS

DEC – 31st, Saturday:
We hope you can make it to the Sequoians New Year’s Eve Party.

The New Year’s Day celebration begins New Year’s Eve with a 7pm cocktail hour followed by a dinner delight and dancing ’til midnight with DJ Susan.  And maybe a few surprises to top off the year-end celebration!

The dinner meal (only $20) is your choice of:
• Succulent Roasted Half Chicken  or,
• Tilapia Fish Plate in Creamy Sauce
Sides consist of Rice Pilaf, Salad, and a Dinner Roll. Followed by Dessert!

RSVP Bev immediately with your choice of entree as cut-off time is scheduled for Friday 23rd: IntoDrgns@aol.com


JAN – 21st, Saturday:
Big-0 Birthday Party (Associate members welcome; Full Members and their guests are welcome!)
6 p.m. Potluck Dinner and Cake.
Celebration for Big “0” Birthdays by dancin’ with the Fun Dudes Band.
Kaeleen informs us that this is one of her Big-0’s; she’s not saying which one, but that it’s sure to be her best one ever.  Come on out and help her and other’s celebrate – You don’t have to be a Big-0 to help celebrate.

(Cost is $15 – no gate fee)


JAN – 28th, Saturday:
Wine Tasting and Karaoke.
4 p.m. winery to be announced.
Finger food potluck followed by Karaoke with Susan.
(No cost)

December Events (Full Members only except where noted)

Saturday Dec 10th Holiday Party

6pm Catered Dinner and entertainment with K.C.&Ouzo (Cost $10 RSVP)

Saturday Dec 31st NYE Party

(Full Members and a personal guest welcome)  Your New Year’s Day celebration begins New Year’s Eve with a 7 pm cocktail hour followed by a dinner delight and dancing ’til midnight with DJ Susan.

RSVP Required —
Dinner meal will be a choice of:
• Succulent Roasted Half Chicken  or,
• Tilapia Fish Plate in Creamy Sauce
Sides consist of Rice Pilaf, Salad, and a Dinner Roll. Followed by Dessert!
(Cost is $20)
RSVP by Dec. 18th to Bev at:  IntoDrgns@aol.com

 

Halloween Party – October 29th

Our last open season event awaits you!

Even if the weather is ghastly. . .
and mostly ghostly are the moods
the dance floor will be vastly heated
by hoary toads and costumed nudes.

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LIVE MUSIC with the Marshall Law Band.
Costumed Event!  No Host Bar.

Potluck at 6pm – bring an entree for yourself and a side dish to share.  Then we change into our fright or fancy clothes — or nothing at all! 

EVENT FEE is $10.00 per person.
Sam Marshall2Following pot luck, dance the night away to the one and only Sam Marshall & The Marshall Law Band.
The best in Rock, Rhythm & Blues!
Check them out , listen to their sound at www.marshalllawband.net

 

Chili Cook-Off & Kid’s Day with Games and Ice Cream Oct. 15th 1-5pm

Your chance to show off your best chili in the Chili Cook-Off.
This event includes Kid’s Day activities
with Games and Ice Cream.

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Have your chili entered  by 1 pm to be eligible.
Tasting and judging to be between 1 and 2 pm.

Stay for Potluck dinner around 7pm.
Bring an entree for yourself and a side dish to share
(although we suspect there will be plenty of chili to share for entrees.)

Wine Tasting with Westover/Palomares-Oct. 1st from 2-4pm

The Sequoians Proudly Presents
an Afternoon of Wine Tasting with the
Westover/Palomares Vineyards from Castro Valley

Join us for a day in the sun and an afternoon of wine tasting and knowledge from local master vinters, owners and winemakers Bill and Jill Smyth of Westover/Palomares Vinyards.

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A wide variety of superb award winning wines, ports and champagnes will be available for purchase at a gracious discount from 10% to 50% on many selections.  They have the largest variety of ports of any U.S. winery.  Their art of wine making dates back to 1881 with the family great, great aunt becoming the 1st woman winemaker and winery founder in California.

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Regular Gate fee applies; no event fee.
Stay for potluck.  Bring your own entree and a side dish to share.