Here’s good news for David Seering fans! See him live on stage where he combines excellent music with exuberance and vitality that brings audiences to their feet. It takes place January 9 at Destin Life Center Building of the Destin United Methodist Church located at 200 Beach Drive in Destin beginning at 10:00 a.m. during the snowbird’s general meeting. It’s free to members of the Walton County Snowbirds. Bill Neidel, the club’s Information Officer, advises members to come early – 45 minutes to an hour! He points out, “The vendor tables are staffed with people who are knowledgeable about the region and who are particularly interested in snowbirds. Each one has useful information that improves the enjoyment of the Emerald Coast.”
Helen Hayes, legendary star of stage and screen reminded us, “…when books are opened you discover you have wings.” But, reading books is only half the fun! The other half comes during lively discussions about them and that occurs when the book discussion group gets together. First up on January 17 is “Moloka’i” by Alan Brennert facilitated by Karen Moosekian. Next, on February 14, it is “The Calligrapher’s Daughter” by Eugenia Kim Susan and on March 7 the group will discuss “Shanghi Girls” by Lisa See facilitated by Linda Muston. For details, contact Dee Trolian at firstname.lastname@example.org or Valerie Beall 850/837-8624. The Book Discussion group meets at the Conference Room of the Terrace Building at the Pelican Beach Resorts – 970 Highway 98 East in Destin at 1:45 p.m.
Calling all sopranos, altos, baritones and basses. The Snowbird Singers will get the season underway with a new director. She is Katie Ott whose music résumé includes many years as the principal harpist for symphonies in Pensacola, and Mobile in addition to, among others, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Northwest Florida. Rehearsals begin January 11 at Santa Rosa Community Church 3524 U.S. 98 10:30 a.m. For additional information, email Mert Thomasma atMert2@gmail.com .
Opportunities galore await snowbirds interested in quilting, crocheting, knitting, or lacing. Contact Carol E. Burrows at 850-837-8552 for details
Golf activity is ramping up with the start of the Tuesday golf league on January 8 and the Thursday league on Jan 10. A new 9-hole league is getting underway at Shalimar Pointe. Seven weeks, $126 (includes cart) on Monday afternoons. Begins January 14. Get details on these and other golfing opportunities athttp://www.waltoncountysnowbirds.com/Golf_PFWS.html .
Returning snowbirds may retrieve items from Affordable Storage between three and four p.m. Wednesday January 9, and 16 and February 4.
Tom Mahar writes for the Walton County Snowbirds. Reach him at email@example.com . For Snowbird information, www.waltoncountysnowbirds.com