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Give Thanks, Volunteer at The Pantry

Give Thanks, Volunteer at The PantryFriday, November 22, 2019
Time:
1pm
Location: The Pantry of Broward, 610 NW 3rd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE





Give Thanks by Volunteering for our group charity 

(an organization dedicated to helping grandparents raising grandchildren)

Thanksgiving Help

Please come again this year and give 2-3 hours of your time to drive with a TTN sister and deliver turkeys and holiday foods to those in need. Date TBD, we will send an email when we know.

 

Holiday gift cards

TTN members and a guest recently helped sort Christmas toys for the children served by the Pantry. 

Once again, will be collecting gift cards for the teenager


Note: TBD - Date and time tentative
 


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Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

Gumbo Limbo Nature CenterFriday, November 22, 2019
Time:
10-11:30am
Location: 1801 N.Ocean Blvd, Boca Raton, FL
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE




Learn how the Gumbo Limbo tree got its name at an informative, entertaining tour of the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. Our docent, the Environmental Program Coordinator, will lead us through the indoor nature center, the outdoor aquariums, the sea turtle rehab center, the Ashley Trail and the Butterfly Garden. There's also a fabulous gift shop full of unique items. Suggested donation is $5.00.

Guests are welcome, and the facility is handicapped accessible.
Optional lunch after at Max's Grille in nearby Mizner Park. 
Please RSVP by November 15.
 
   


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NEW Saturday Adventures Group

NEW Saturday Adventures GroupSaturday, December 7, 2019
Time:
11:00am
Location: Mounts Botanical Garden 531 N Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 
Restricted to members only
Members: FREE


 
Welcome friends old and new.  This group will strive to go to a variety of places in all three counties.  We will meet the second Saturday of each month.  Please watch for our latest adventure. Come to one, come to all.

 This month's outing to this wonderful botantical garden will be followed by lunch at Il Bellagio in Rosemary Square (Town Centre)

$10 admission  *  carpools suggested  *  please RSVP by Dec. 3rd


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Day Trippin'

Day Trippin'Saturday, December 7, 2019
Time:
Contact host for details
Location: Cauley Square Historic Railroad Village in Homestead FL.
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE


  
  Founded in 1903, this charming village features classic chalets, gardens, and aviary. It’s a charming little area filled with small, quaint, and artistic shops! Jewelry, creamery, holistic crafts, art, restaurants and so much more. 
A great way to spend an afternoon!

We will be leaving in the morning from Plantation, for a drive that is approximately an hour and having lunch at one of the local restaurants and exploring the area together.  

Please RSVP by December 1 to: sharons474@aol.com 
and we'll coordinate with you. 


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What's Next? A Conversation on Aging

What's Next? A Conversation on AgingThursday, December 12, 2019
Time:
10:00 am (promptly) doors open at 9:30
Location: Private home in Boca Point - please contact host for additional information
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: $30


 

Are you wondering "What's next?" or "Is this all there is for me?" Our culture marginalizes us as we age. It pressures us to disguise the visible signs of aging, to retreat to the edges of life to make room for younger people, and to resort to behaviors that diminish the wisdom and power we have spent a lifetime accumulating. Sage-ing is a model for aging more deliberately, more joyfully, and more compassionately. Join us to learn how you can redefine this incredible period in your life.

TTN member, Deborah Briggs is a certified Sage-ing leader from Sage-ing International. She has a degree in organizational psychology from Columbia University.


$30pp (pay via PayPal or Venmo to dhbriggs@gmail.com or by check   
Will be in a private home (address to be given upon registration) limited parking (car-pooling highly recommended).

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Annual Holiday Party

Annual Holiday PartyTuesday, December 17, 2019
Time:
11:30am-1:30pm
Location: 1699 Juana Road, Boca Raton, FL 33486
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE




The Roaring Twenties Are On Their Way

Come and "Speakeasy" with Friends

Lunch begins at noon.
Please bring a dish to share and a gift for our charity.

Donations of unwrapped gifts for teens
(gift cards, ear buds, make-up, toiletries, etc.)
are requested for The Pantry of Broward. 
This organization helps grandmothers raising grandchildren.

Important: The Password is "Charlston"

* Please do not park on the swale north of 1699.


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Day Trippin' to Mt. Dora Storytelling Festival

Day Trippin' to Mt. Dora Storytelling FestivalThursday, January 23, 2020
Time:
Details from Host
Location: Mt. Dora, Florida
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE
January 23 – January 26. Mt. Dora for the Florida Storytelling Festival.
A group from Palm Beach County are attending January 23 to January 25 and the Plantation car is attending January 24 to 26. If you are interested in joining us email:  Sharons474@aol.com and write Day Trippin’ in the subject line.  
You will then receive lots more details.

Let us know your transportation needs and what you can contribute.
For example, the need I have is to not drive alone long distances, and the contribution I can make is use of my car with others who are willing to drive.


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Intercoastal Boat Ride

Intercoastal Boat RideWednesday, February 12, 2020
Time:
10:00 am
Location: 801 E Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33483
All Attendees: $24




Come enjoy a two hour guided narrated
Cruise on the Intercoastal!

 
You’ll see and learn about the spectacular homes along the way while you cruise South Florida’s beautiful intercoastal waterway!

Followed by a delicious lunch with friends at Ocean One Bar and Grill

$24 cash in person/Full cash bar on board
Carpools encouraged!

This event books early so please RSVP ASAP


 


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