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Running Club - Upcoming Runs and Walks
Sunday, May 5th to Sunday, June 2nd, 8 a.m. at Westbury Park Parking Lot
The Running Club's upcoming monthly runs/walks will be on May 5 and June 2. They start at 8 a.m. at the Westbury Park parking area. The club has expanded its scope to include walkers. Runners and walkers of all ages and ability are welcome. The measured distances are 1 mile, 5K and 5 miles. Something for everyone! Hope you'll join us. Also, the Club plans to sponsor a community-wide 5K (and 1 miler) in the fall. Details to follow. For more info contact Karen and Joe DiNuzzo at running.fchoa@gmail.com
 
Kids Spring Tennis Lessons
Tuesday, May 21st to Thursday, June 13th at S&T Club
The Ford's Colony Tennis Club and interested Ford's Colony parents are partnering with tennis pro, Mike Prokopik, from Two Rivers-Governor's Land, to offer kids’ tennis classes this spring. Classes will be 6-8 kids per class. The classes run on Tuesdays and Thursdays for four weeks from May 21 – June 13. Kids are grouped by age with the younger attendees having a 45 minute class at a cost of $45 and the older groups having an hour class for $55. RSVP at url = bit.ly/2UAlwjn. Payment and registration are due by May 10. Checks should be made out to Mike Prokopik and dropped off at the John Pott Guardhouse.
 
Trailblazers Take a Tribe Trek
Saturday, June 1st, 10 a.m. at Community Services Parking Lot
The Trailblazers will take a walk around the William & Mary campus on Sat., June 1. We will meet at the Community Services Building Parking Lot at 10 a.m. and drive to the campus. The walk will last 1.5-2 hours, and we will stop for refreshments afterwards. For more information, contact fordscolonytrailblazers@gmail.com. Dues are $5 annually.
 
Dance Club-Daytime
Wednesday, June 5th, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Exercise Studio at the CSB
Brand new! We are adding additional daytime line dance classes. Starting June 5, we'll meet every 1st, 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Wednesdays of the month. Come join us for a fun way to stay in shape, learn the latest dances, and make new friends!
 
Newcomers June Social
Thursday, June 6th, 6 pm at Country Club Pavilion
The big finish to the end of the Newcomers year will be on June 6, with our “Rockin’ Backyard Barbecue” with music by Marsh Hawk. Great music, lots of dancing, good food and drink and fun and games promise to make it a memorable “Night Out”. See you at the Country Club Pavilion from 6 to 10 pm. If you don’t already have your tickets, the deadline is May 30. However, if you buy them before May 25, instead of $35/pp they will be just $30/pp. What a bargain! Email sharonpoundart@yahoo.com for tickets We do not meet in July but our August 16 Night Out will be held in the Pavilion and hosted by the Country Club.
 
13th Annual Conservancy Golf Challenge
Thursday, June 20th

Join us for our 13th Annual Conservancy Golf Challenge to benefit the Historic Virginia Land Conservancy on Thursday, June 20th, at Ford’s Colony Country Club for a Captain’s Choice tournament on the spectacular Blackheath golf course.  Prizes, raffles and an awards dinner follow the 1 p.m. shotgun start.  If your registration is less than four golfers for this flighted, net event, golfers will be arranged into teams.  Please visit our website at www.HistoricVirginiaLandConservancy.org for a registration form and details about this action packed day.

 
AARP SmartDriver Course
Monday, November 11th at S&T Club
Mondays, November 11 and 18, 2019.  Must attend both days. Each session will begin at 1 p.m. and end at 5 p.m.  However, for the opening day, participants must arrive by 12:45 p.m. to allow enough time to complete the registration process before the session starts. AARP SmartDriver members need to bring card for discount.  All attendees need to bring drivers license. $15 Members/ $20 Non-members.  Contact: Jack Oates at 757-645-4321 or jackoates@cox.net.