Boca Grande Duplicate Bridge Club
The 2021-22 Duplicate Bridge Club will offer sanctioned games every Monday and Wednesday at 1:00 pm, October 19-May 11. Games will be held in Crowninshield House. There will also be a newcomer’s game for those players with 50 or less masterpoints. These games will begin in January 2022. All players for both games must register online at bgdbc.org. Lessons will begin in January at 9:30am. Beginner bridge will be offered by Richard Mougalian on Monday and Wednesday. Intermediate to advanced will also be held on Monday and Wednesday at 9:30. These lessons will be led by Marvin Darter. All lessons will be in Crowninshield House. The goal for both games and lessons is to provide a supportive and friendly community. For more information email email@example.com or Richard Mougalian: firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you love to sing? Then Come Along & Sing Along!
We are GLEE and we are FUN! Every Friday morning from 9:30-11:00am at the Community Center, the Glee songsters join together in singing, learning, and musical camaraderie. Come be a part of something uplifting and fun while improving your musical skills. No memorization, no audition, and no music reading skills are required…just a love of singing! Sessions are $30, collected weekly. For more information email Sharon at email@example.com.
A friendly Mah Jongg game is offered every Wednesday beginning at 1:00pm in the Special Interest Room at the Boca Grande Community Center. The club plays American Mah Jongg using the current National Mah Jongg League card for its commitment to “friendship and charity.” The club also follows the rules on the card and website. Come when you can, leave when you want. New players are always welcome. For more information, contact Chrys Hyde at Chryshyde@gmail.com.
The Happy Hookers
Rug Hooking, Needlepoint and Knitting Club
The Happy Hookers meet every Monday at 1:00pm in the Houghton Room. Anyone who enjoys the company of fellow hookers or would like a little advice while working on their craft is welcome. There are no dues and new members are always welcome! For more information, contact Sylvia Campbell at 941-964-0928 November through May.
Royal Palm Players – 3 Day Stagecraft Workshop
January 12, 14 & 17 | $175
If you love the magic of theater this three-day workshop is your chance to learn all the steps of putting together a Performance…in this case The Great Radio Script! The first two days you will learn from the pros how to audition and work with a part and what it takes to be a director. You will visit our new off island Costume and Design Center and learn how to costume, stage manage and hunt props. Then on day three you are in the auditorium to understand the tricks of lighting and sound. On this final day we turn it over to you. You decide who is the director, the stage manager, the actors, the costume and props person. Pull it all together with the help of some RPP experts and put on your short performance for Family and Friends. Follow up your successful performance with a sunset glass of wine at a local island home. Pre-registration required. For more information contact RPP at 941-964-2670 or Jasmine@royalpalmplayers.com
The Boca Grande Camera Club
Almost everyone has a camera in the palm of their hand in today’s world. The Boca Grande Camera Club focuses on the idea that the best camera is the one you have with you! The Club welcomes people of all levels of experience. The membership spans the spectrum from beginners to professional photographers, who meet to learn and improve, collaborate, and display their photography. Our programs are a mix of the technical, creative and artistic aspects of this hobby. Presentations on cameras and equipment will usually reference a broad range of equipment from Single-lens Reflex Cameras (SLR) to Mirrorless Digital Cameras to SmartPhones/iPhones. Presentations on the Creative Skills include subjects like composition, editing, storing, presentation, and many more subjects. Exceptional speakers on composition and creative ideas, workshops and field trips will be on the schedule along with a half-day member workshop. We currently plan to conduct meetings both in person and remotely using “Zoom” with a reservation policy.
For more information email Boca Grande Camera Club at firstname.lastname@example.org. Updates and information are also available on the public Facebook Page at Boca Grande Camera Club.
Camera Club Meeting Dates 2021-2022
November 16; December 7; January 4 & 18; February 1 & 15; March 1 & 15, and April 5 and 19.
“The Art of Photography Show” – March 4-6, 2022
Other exciting field trips and workshops – TBD