Hello Brooklyn !
Membership is open to any resident of The Villages, Florida who has lived in, worked in, gone to school in or had family in BROOKLYN. Annual dues are $5.00 (guests may attend meetings for an admission fee of $5.00 per meeting).
Join us every month (see Calendar) for wonderful entertainment and a chance to hang out with a bunch of kids from Canarsie or Flatbush or Flatlands or Williamsburg or the Heights or Mill Basin or Brownsville or Fort Greene or Bensonhurst or Marine Park or Red Hook or Sheepshead Bay or Gravesend or Coney Island or Greenpoint or Gerritsen Beach or Bath Beach or Brighton Beach or Prospect Park or Flatlands or Bay Ridge..........?
PLEASE CHECK OUR WEBSITE (THEBROOKLYNCLUB.NET) REGULARLY TO FIND OUT ABOUT CALENDAR CHANGES, ADDITIONAL SPECIAL EVENTS, PHOTOS OF OUR ACTIVITIES, ETC.
Regular meetings are held on the 3rd Friday of every month from September through June, except as noted below.
Doors open at 6:00p.m. Arrive early for special sign-ups. Meetings start at 6:30p.m. in the Carmen Miranda Room at La Hacienda Center, except as noted below. Dues are $5.00 per year.
50/50 drawings and "Didja know" Brooklyn trivia will be held at the end of every meeting.
Members must wear their badges. Guests pay a $5.00 admission fee to attend any meeting.
N.B. THE 11/21/14 MEETING WILL BE THE ONLY OPPORTUNITY TO SIGN UP AND PAY FOR THE 12/7/14 HOLIDAY SCAVENGER HUNT (see below). ALL MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS WHO WISH TO PARTICIPATE MUST BE SIGNED UP AND THEIR FEES PAID BY THE END OF THE MEETING. SIGN-UPS & FEES WILL BE ACCEPTED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS. THERE IS A LIMIT OF 60 PARTICIPANTS.
November 21, 2014 (La Hacienda Center): PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS MEETING WILL BEGIN AT 6:00 P.M.!!! DIRTY WATER HOT DOGS & DOO WOP!!! BABALOU ROMANO & THE VILLAGE HARMONY provide the music and The Brooklyn Club provides the 2 DIRTY WATER HOT DOGS, BUNS & CONDIMENTS (ketchup/mustard/relish/onions/sauerkraut). Bring a side (chips, cole slaw, potato salad, whatever!) to share with your table and join us for an evening of music, dancing and doing the Joey Chestnut jig!!! The Dessert Crew for this meeting includes members with names beginning with "A - L". As always, feel free to bring your favorite beverage or a snack! Coffee is always available and provided by the club.
*December 7, 2014 (Spanish Springs) : THE 2ND ANNUAL BROOKLYN CLUB "HAPPY HOLIDAYS" SCAVENGER HUNT!!! THE “HUNT” MAY BE CONDUCTED BY GOLF CART OR ON FOOT THIS YEAR!!! (Locations will be limited to the Spanish Springs area.) THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO ALL BROOKLYN CLUB MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS, BUT ALL THOSE WHO WISH TO PARTICIPATE (INCLUDING GUESTS) MUST BE REGISTERED AND THEIR ENTRY FEE PAID BY THE END OF THE NOVEMBER 21 CLUB MEETING. THE ENTRY FEE IS $15 PER PERSON AND INCLUDES ADMISSION TO THE SCAVENGER HUNT, A FULL LUNCH AT La Hacienda Recreation Center (Julio Iglesias Room), and the chance to win WONDERFUL PRIZES!!! SPECIFIC DETAILS (WHERE AND WHEN TO ASSEMBLE, ETC.) WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT THE 11/21 MEETING.
ANNUAL DUES OF $5.00 PER MEMBER (FOR SEPTEMBER - JUNE) WILL BE COLLECTED. IF YOU MISS THE SEPTEMBER MEETING, YOUR DUES WILL BE COLLECTED AT THE FIRST MEETING YOU ATTEND AND YOUR ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP WILL EXPIRE IN JUNE, 2015 (THE END OF OUR FISCAL YEAR).
ALSO, NEW OFFICERS WILL BE NOMINATED IN FEBRUARY, 2015 AND ELECTED IN MARCH, 2015 TO BEGIN THEIR TWO YEAR TERM IN JULY, 2015. PLEASE CONSIDER SERVING OUR CLUB AS AN OFFICER. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, CONTACT CURRENT PRESIDENT, STEVE BUATTI, AT 561-2135.
ALL INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
*Occasionally, special events, outside the regular meeting schedule, may or may not be limited to members only. A fee may be charged to cover the cost of the event and members will be required to sign up in advance.
AND, AS ALWAYS, WE NEED VOLUNTEERS AT EVERY MEETING, TO SIT AT MEMBERSHIP AND SIGN-UP TABLES, TO SET UP AND CLEAN UP, TO ORGANIZE THE VOLUNTEERS, ETC. IF YOU ARE WILLING TO HELP OUT, CONTACT ONE OF THE OFFICERS AND HE/SHE WILL LET YOU KNOW WHERE SUPPORT IS NEEDED.
The information contained herein is for the benefit of the members and friends of The Brooklyn Club of The Villages.