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Occasional & Past Events



CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION ... not an annual event


Chinese New Year   Saturday, February 21, 2013

   Peter Chu's skyroom at the airport

   

   Were you born in 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1989, or 2001?

   The Snake is your year.  Anything could happen!







OKTOBERFEST ... Not an annual event

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In Germany, Oktoberfest is always held in September. We are breaking with tradition and holding our Oktoberfest in October.  Join us for traditional German bratwurst and sauerkraut as well as traditional German beer and wine.  Bring a German dish to share potluck-style. We have  a German band for your dancing and listening pleasure.  Who knows? We might even do the Chicken Dance!


MURDER MYSTERY DINNER ... Not an annual event

Sons of Italy Lodge (aka the Deadwood Saloon)

 

 Can you figure out who committed the crime?  Was it poison?  Maybe they were stabbed.  Strangled???  But why?  And --- who could have done it?  Dress the part and follow the clues.  By the end of the evening we'll all know the answer.  Maybe you'll be the best detective in the room!


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WINE TASTING ... Not an annual event 

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Members, spouses, and guests are invited to sample 6 different wines of their choosing.





50'S PARTY! ... Not an annual event

 

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 Bop 'til you Drop! DJ Rockin' Ron had everyone dancing to the  tunes of the 50's. There was a hula hoop contest! Remember  the Stroll? The Twist? We had a surprise visit from one of our  favorite groups from the 50's. By request, hamburgers and  hotdogs with all the fixin's were on the menu.




COUNTRY HOEDOWN ... Not an annual event

 

 

hoedownPolish your boots and dust off your hat!  Learn to dance the "Virginia Reel" and a line dance too.  Enjoy live music and special entertainment.  We'll supply finger food, dessert, water, soft drinks, and coffee.  You supply any other beverage that you desire - in other words it's BYOB. 




SHASTA LAKE DINNER CRUISE ... Not an annual event

 

Shasta Lake Caverns Road, O'Brien, CAsl

 

 

Enjoy an evening cruise on the lake.  Imagine ~ blue water, gorgeous sunsets, wildlife viewing - eagles, osprey, maybe even a bear or two?




GAME NIGHT ... Not an annual event

 

Sons of Italy Lodge 

 

cardsIf you've looked at all the activities Redding Newcomers has to offer, you'll have discovered that we really like to play games. Games to be played include Poker, Bridge, Canasta, Mexican Train, Pinochle, Bunco. Game Night is open to all members, spouses, and guests. Members volunteer to host different game.  Includes a choice of Hamburger or Hot Dog, macaroni salad, chips, cookie and coffee.




NEWCOMERS PICNIC ... Not an annual event 

Anderson River Park


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Bring a dish to share. We'll BBQ hamburgers and supply plenty of water to drink. You're on your own for any other drinks you may want (no glass containers in the park please.) Bring a chair with you to set under a tree and enjoy good company, good food, and watch or participate in the games. Bocce ball and washer toss are the two most popular.  We heard there might be Wahdingers again!



 

 


 

Meeting Time & Location Information
Wednesday at 10:00 AM
Redding Elks Lodge
250 Elk Street
Redding, CA 96003  map it
United States
 

December is always a busy month for Newcomers.  Upcoming events are:

Tuesday, December 12

Christmas Charities 

Doors at the Elks open at 9:30 AM 

This is our annual Christmas Charities meeting.  Please see the Welcome Mat for additional details on just how this works.  We always have wonderful items for our raffle and once again we have a fabulous quilt!   Complimentary lunch for members will be quiche and salad.  Guests pay the regular luncheon fee.

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Tuesday, December 19 - Golden Umbrella

Sing Christmas Carols, Hand Out Gifts, Share Pie

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fpOur food donations made a huge difference to families in need last year. We would like to continue helping hungry children and families that need a bit of help from food pantries at the end of the month. In addition to canned goods and other food, personal care items are always helpful.  We collected donations in November for the Good News Rescue Mission but will not collect in December.  In January look for a cart parked near the front door of the Elks.  We will be happy to take your donations.

 



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