Southern Meadow

December 2019 Newsletter


Southern Meadow Holiday Events

12/7, 11:00 am         Clubhouse Christmas Decorating – POCs Myrle Scott & Pat McGill

12/13, 2:00 pm         Friends & Candy Canes Gift Exchange – POCs Pat Tulloch & Sharon Cowart.  Details for this event were included in both the October and November Newsletters.

12/14, 5 – 9 pm        Southern Meadow Christmas Party at Fraizer’s in Dover.  It should be a fun evening with great food, Christmas and dancing music.

12/15, 1:30 pm         Remembrance Get Together at the Clubhouse – POC Thelma Sroka We will honor our friends at Southern Meadow who have passed and will place a Remembrance Dove on the Clubhouse Christmas Tree.

12/18, 12:00 pm       Cookie Exchange – POCs Nora Shelby & Pat Tulloch

In the past we have baked and packaged 3 cookies times the number of participants. Lunch will be provided for all bakers who participate.

12/20, 6:00 pm         Christmas Caroling at the Clubhouse – POC Thelma Sroka

Soup, Chili and Appetizers will be provided by attendees.

12/31, 8 – 12 pm      New Year’s Eve Party  – POCs Flo and Paul Zimmerman

A detailed email will be sent when the signup sheet has been posted.

Annual Southern Meadow Caroling

The Annual Southern Meadow Caroling will be held at the Clubhouse on December 10th at 6 pm. We are asking you to bring soup, chili, or appetizers for all to share. BYOB. We will all join the carol singing. As we did last year, please bring a story, poem, or special remembrance to share. There will be a sign–up sheet in the Clubhouse.

Horse Race Night Out At Dover Downs Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 4:30 pm

We need people to sign up a WEEK AHEAD so we have a better chance at good seating. The next scheduled “Horse Race Night Out” for Dover Downs is Thursday, December 12th. Post time for the first race is 4:30 pm. There is a buffet at Winner’s Circle Restaurant.

Friends and Candy Canes Gift Exchange, December 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Let’s raise a toast to good friends and good cheer to celebrate the most wonderful time of year. This year’s Gift Exchange, Wine get-together is Friday, December 13th at 2 pm in the main room of the Clubhouse.

·        Participants are requested to purchase a gift ($15 maximum) to exchange. No holiday decorations as gifts, please.

·        Sign up no later than December 10th. The sign up sheet will be placed on the bulletin board three weeks in advance and will be removed on December 11th.

Let’s make this the best Gift Exchange. Jingle and mingle. Happy Hollydaze.

LUNCH WITH FRIENDS Monday, Dec. 16, 2019

Planning for Lunch with Friends on Monday, December 16th. We will go to one of three places, two of which we have never been to before. Must talk to my friends to see where to go. Sign-up sheet will be at the  Clubhouse. As always, meet at the Clubhouse at 11:30 am. We go as a group. Bad weather we stay local. In January we will be heading south.

Cookie Exchange Wednesday, Dec. 18th at 11:30 am

I can’t believe the time is here

To swap our cookies again this year!

It’s time to search your recipe book

For the perfect cookie in taste and look.

Some will have raisins, nuts or chips;

Some with frosting that sticks to your lips!

The 2019 Cookie Exchange will be held at the Clubhouse on Wednesday, December 18th at 11:30. Please sign up in the Clubhouse with your name and the type of cookie you will bring to exchange. The amount of cookies needed by each attendee will be determined after we find out how many will participate. The signup sheet will be taken down on December 13th to let attendees know how many cookies are needed and to finalize our food order.


From Kent County AARP Chapter 721, Have a Safe and Merry Christmas. See everyone at our next monthly meeting on Monday, January 13, 2020 at 10 am. It is open to all, and will be held at the Frederica Senior Center, 216 S. Market Street, Frederica, DE 19946.


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