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Along the Appalachian Trail PDF Print E-mail
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            On Wednesday, Oct. 15, Randy “Windtalker” Motz returns to Leisure World to perform his distinctive style of contemporary Native American-style flute music. Set against a backdrop of breathtaking photos from the Appalachian Trail, “Windtalker” will take you on a unique and engaging journey of sight and sound. The blending of flute with lush orchestration and Native percussion, weaves a musical tapestry that continues to entertain audiences everywhere. Join the “Windtalker” from 2 to 3 p.m. in Clubhouse I for a performance you will not want to miss.

            Tickets, $3 per person, go on sale at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 2. Please bring your Leisure World Id.

 
The Washington Balalaika Society PDF Print E-mail
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            The Foundation of Leisure World is pleased to welcome the Washington Balalaika Society (WBS) back to Leisure World. The WBS will perform at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 12 in Clubhouse II’s auditorium. Tickets, $8 per person, will go on sale in both clubhouses at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 2. Please bring your Leisure World Id.

            The Washington Balalaika Society (WBS) is celebrating its 12th concert season with conductor and artistic director Svetlana Nikonova. Ms. Nikonova is a graduate of the Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory in St. Petersburg, Russia, and previously worked with the world-renowned Andreyev Balalaika Orchestra there.

            The Washington Balalaika Society was founded in 1988 by a small group of Washington-area musicians interested in studying and performing the music of Russia, Ukraine and Eastern Europe on traditional Russian Folk instruments -- the balalaika, domra, bayan and related folk wind and percussion instruments. It has now grown to more than 50 members. Soloists for this concert will include Andrei Saveliev, balalaika, and Zhenya Tochenaya, domra.

            The Foundation of Leisure World is a 501(c) 3 organization, which was established for charitable, health, educational and cultural purposes. Contributions to the foundation may be claimed as deductions on income tax returns to the extent permitted by law.

 
Celebrate Oktoberfest! PDF Print E-mail
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Oktoberfest is the world's largest funfair held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. It is a 16-day festival running from late September to the first weekend in October. The festival has been an important part of Bavarian culture since the first celebration in 1810. (Wikipedia)

            The Foundation of Leisure World and the E&R Department are bringing Oktoberfest to Leisure World! Join your friends on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 7-9 p.m. for a fun celebration in Clubhouse I. The evening will include entertainment by Mountain Fever, an array of German-style tastings and a cash bar featuring German bier. Tickets, $10 per person, go on sale at 8:3o a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 2 in both E&R offices. Please bring your Leisure World Id.

            Banjo Man Frank Cassel is the leader of Mountain Fever, which also includes virtuoso mandolinist Tara Lindhardt and guitarist Lynn Healey. All three of these musicians are award winners with a long history of performances primarily in the Mid-Atlantic area.

Mountain Fever plays bluegrass, folk and old country music.  Familiar tunes include “Grandfather's Clock,” “This Land is Your Land,” “Comin' Round The Mountain,” “Almost Heaven West Virginia,” “You are My Sunshine,” and many others.

            The Foundation of Leisure World is a 501(c) 3 organization, which was established for charitable, health, educational and cultural purposes. Contributions to the foundation may be claimed as deductions on income tax returns to the extent permitted by law.

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 August 2014 09:26
 
Thursday Afternoon at the Movies - Labor Day PDF Print E-mail
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            The E&R Department is pleased to present “Thursday Afternoon at the Movies.” The movies are shown in Clubhouse II’s auditorium at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept 18 is the date for the screening of "Labor Day"(2013, Rated PG-13 for thematic material, brief violence and sexuality; 1 hr. 51 mins; not closed captioned). Free tickets, limit two per person, are required; they can be obtained from the E&R office in either Clubhouse I or II beginning Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 8:30 a.m. Please bring your Leisure World ID.

            What begins as a short ride turn into a life-changing event for divorced single mother Adele Wheeler and 13-year-old son, Henry, when they give a list to a bloodied man on a fateful Labor Day weekend.

            The movies are for your enjoyment; there is no charge. Be sure to pick up your ticket(s) if you plan to attend. Please note that no one will be seated after 1 p.m.

Donations to help cover the expenses associated with the presentations are gratefully accepted. A basket will be available for your contribution.

 
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