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Dated: October 26, 2018

Information on Rainberry Bay events can be found on Comcast channel 93, the website calendar:myrainberrybay.com and the Beacon.  Events for this week are taken from the website. It is the responsibility of each club/committee to verify dates posted there.  
​Clubs/committees are welcome to submit info for publication to:   rainberrywebsite@yahoo.com
 

























































Upcoming Events

Bulletins:
**If you want your club/committee info shared:
Comcast channel 93 please send it to myrainberryric@yahoo.com. 
For the eblast: rainberrywebsite@yahoo.com
Send information for the website to: rainberrywebsite@gmail.com
Info for the Beacon: rainberrrybaybeacon@gmail.com

Capital Contribution
You should have received the Capital Contribution letter.  Look for info in the October and November editions of the Beacon.
Please mail or bring it to the office.  Thank you.
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The Directory is being compiled.   It is not yet ready, hopefully within the month.  The deadline for your input will be October 31st
A bulletin will let you know when it is ready to be picked up.
Please fill out the Directory form at your earliest convenience and bring it to the office.   Please note the option to include your email address – you MUST opt-in to have it published.      If you have already submitted it within the last couple of months, then you do not have to resubmit.  If you need a form, please call the office (561-272-6560) during office hours Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30.
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The Beacon is attached below and will be available in the clubhouse, tennis center and outside the theater. Also note the new email address for the Beacon: rainberrybaybeacon@gmail.com.  Some dates may be incorrect on the calendar so please check the website: myrainberrybay.com  - click calendar.

This Week in Rainberry Bay:
For this week’s events please check: Myrainberrybay.com, Comcast channel 93, or the Beacon.
Check the website (myrainberrybay.com) for events as all are not listed here.

  • Oct 30 - 7:30 CH – Theater Arts – First Program of the Season – (details below)
  • Oct 31 – 7-10 Pool #5 – Tennis Club’s Halloween party – (details below)
  • Nov 1 - 1:30 CH – Book Club (details below)
  • Nov 2 – 1p TH – Opera/Ballet
  • Nov 3 – CLUBHOUSE CLOSED FOR FLOOR CLEANING – yoga being moved to TH.

Board Meeting Info - Clubhouse Auditorium unless noted otherwise
  • Nov 7 – 7pm CH AUD – Budget Meetings
  • Nov 14 – CH 7p Board meeting
  • Nov 28 – CH 6:30 Residents’ Concerns, 7p Meeting

What’s included this week?
  • Men’s Club, Theater Arts, Tennis Club party at Pool #5 (night swimming is now open!),  Bridge, Book Club, Green, Pickleball, Brainberry U … including – Join us for a reading and signing of Edith Tolchin's comedic fictional memoir "Fanny on Fire" on December 9th at 2pm in the clubhouse.  With roots in New York City, Fanny Goldman gets her own cooking show because she slept with the executive producer forty years earlier.  Books will be available for purchase at a discount. RSVP requested.

Upcoming:
  • THEATER ARTS: Join us: Tuesday, October 30th, 7:30 pm for our opening program with wine and refreshments plus a sensational piano player, Roberta De Maura, who also sings and is a humorous storyteller. Dress for All Hallows Eve, if you wish!

  • TENNIS CLUB: The Tennis Club will hold a Halloween Party Wednesday evening at 7pm at Pool 5 (Theater Pool). This is a last minute decision so we're not planning on major decorations but we thought that we should have some fun on Halloween, and we can also celebrate night swimming returning to Rainberry. We'll have some Halloween themed music and feel free to wear costumes - since we're the Tennis Club consider coming as a famous tennis player - but that's not required. We're planning a pot luck dinner so bring some food to share but remember that no glass is allowed in the pool area. The tennis club will provide some drinks and snacks.
    You do not need to be a member of the Tennis Club to attend; this event is open to all Rainberry residents and there is no cost and no tickets.

  • MENS CLUB:  BUFFET BREAKFAST FOR All Men and Women
    Sunday November 11 9:30AM  In The Theater $8.00
    COMEDY ENTERTAINMENT
    MAKE YOUR TABLES ASAP SPACE IS LIMITED
    TICKET SALES –MON & THURS  OCTOBER 29 - NOVEMBER 1-5-8

  • Movies: Sunday @ 7:00, Theater
    November 4: Oceans 8
    November 18: Mamma Mia-Here We Go Again

  • Opera/Ballet 1p, Theater
    November 2: L’Orfeo, by Claudio Monterverdi.  Written more than 400 years ago, Monteverdi’s setting of the Greek myth of Orpheus is the oldest regularly performed opera.  Attempting to recreate the music of classical Greece, L’Orfeo bridges 16th century choral polyphony and the “modern” style that featured solo vocal music.  Come see and hear how opera began

    November 16: The Cliffs Notes “Ring”: The closing scenes from Richard Wagner’s Die Walküre, Siegfried, and Die Götterdämmerung.  High drama, powerful music, and stunning performances.

    November 30: La Callas Toujours, Maria Callas’s historic concert at Paris’s National Theatre, including assorted arias and a fully staged performance of Act II of Tosca, with the incomparable Tito Gobbi as the villainous Scarpia.

BRIDGE INFORMATION:
  • Monday Night Bridge: November 5, 12, 19, 26  @ 7 PM 
    ​Please be seated @ 6:45 PM
  • Thursday Afternoon Bridge: November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 @ 1 PM 
    ​Please be seated @ 12:45
  • Sunday Bridge Party: November 25 @ noon
    Pizza & Salad - $8 for members, $10 for non-members

For additional information call Bob Sherburne @ 414-5134

GREEN COMMITTEE:
  • Our goal is to educate the community about ways to participate in recycling, reusing and reducing waste by suggesting how to rethink habits, reduce garbage collection costs, holding educational meetings and including speakers as available, providing recycling & waste management information to new residents, renters and the community, reviewing community recycling and garbage needs, hosting an annual shredding event and hosting hazardous waste collection events.
  • Shredding Truck - community FYI
  1. The Red Shredder will be at the Cason United Methodist Church, 342 N Swinton Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444 (the SW corner of Swinton and Lake Ida Road) parking lot to offer secure mobile paper shedding while you watch on Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 10 AM – 1 PM .  Hard drives (that are completely removed from computers & their metal or plastic frames) can also be destroyed.
  2. This is a church fundraiser and the cost is $5 per box (bankers box size), $10 for a bag and $5 for hard drives.  Cash is preferred but credit cards will be accepted with a $25 minimum.  Please contact Tricia at 757-651-2677 with questions. 
  3. ​Accepted Items -Paper -Checkbooks, statements, tax returns, bills, receipts -Manila folders -Paper clips and staples are okay!  Excluded Items -Boxes, cardboard, x-rays, food, newspaper, glass, magazines, plastic, metal objects or equipment
  • And don’t forget - The Rainberry Green Committee will be having its annual shredding event on Saturday February 16, 2019.  The Red shredder also does our shredding events.
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  • America Recycles Day  - Plastic Bag Collection by CRL
    The theme of America Recycles Day 2018 is “I want to be Recycled.”  There are five large areas of garbage floating in the Pacific Ocean, most of which is plastic bags, plastic bottles, plastic utensils and other plastics.  There are garbage piles also floating in the Atlantic and other bodies of water.  
    The Green Committee will have a container in the lobby of the club house from 11/11/18 thru 11/18/18. 
    Please deposit your excess plastic bags in the container and we’ll take it to one of the local Publix or other stores that accept used plastic bags.  

PICKLEBALL:
  • Every Tuesday & Thursday come on out for a morning session at 9am and enjoy the fastest growing and most enjoyable game that is sweeping the country.We have plenty of balls and paddles for everyone. We are still playing on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 7pm. Pickleball is a fun way to get in shape and drop a few pounds. See you on the courts Steve Bodner 276-1136
  • Pickleball at Rainberry Bay's Pickleball Park is cancelled Monday-Wed due to construction (week of October 29th).

BRAINBERRY U CLASSES:
  • BOOK DISCUSSION  GROUP
    Book Lovers:  next book is “When We were Yours” by Lisa Wingate.
    Thursday November 1, 1:30 MCR
    Susan Sussman, Facilitator … ALL WELCOME! 
  • Nia classes update – all classes in the MCR
    Classic Nia: Tues & Fri from 10-11
    Gentle Nia: Fri at 11:15
    Call or email Helen Sohne for more information 561-376-9789 niadelray@gmail.com
  • Yoga News First class is free.
    Monday morning - 10AM.
    Saturday morning - 10 in the clubhouse.
    On November 3rd, yoga will take place in the theater.
  • Flower making
    Classes will start Thursday, November 29 at 10:00. If you intend to join the class please call Shirley at 561-809-6684. Class is limited and the amount of materials to be ordered will be determined by the number of students. Please call as soon as possible. The fee remains at 3.00 per session for materials. 
  •  AARP – November 14th MCR .. more details to follow…
  • BOOK SIGNING: Edie Tolchin will be in Rainberry Bay on December 9th at 2pm to do a reading and signing of her comedic fictional memoir: “Fanny on Fire” – books will be available for purchase at a discount. Learn how Fanny got her own cooking show!  Please RSVP: lowie_fla@yahoo.com

In other news …
                                      
The 21st Century Club
Presents for the 2019 Season:
BONUS SHOW ADDED!!! 
On December 14 from 8 to 10:45 PM THE ED BAND will play for us at the Theatre.  
The Band, fronted by one of our own Rainberry neighbors, will provide us with a 
ROCK 'N' ROLL DANCE PARTY! Tickets are only $10 (Wow!)
  • Just when you thought it couldn't get any better, the 21st Century Club has added another new show!  
    On Saturday, March 9, at 8 PM the 21CC will present the Wildfire Band in the Rainberry Theatre $20.   The Wildfire Band, like The Flyers, is a South Florida phenomenon and will knock your socks off!  Tickets for this new show and for all of the 2018/2019 season's shows are available each Monday and Thursday between 4 and 5 PM in the Theatre.  With all of this upcoming fantastic entertainment, there will be no excuse for the winter blahs!  
    Tickets for all upcoming shows will be available at the TH Mon & Thurs 4-5. For more information, contact Marcia Fields at 561-927-8550 
  • The Long Run:  An Eagles Tribute—January 26
    An outstanding performance by six talented musicians with a deep respect for one of the greatest bands of all time.   If you see The Long Run is coming, rest up your voice (because you’ll sing yourself hoarse)!
  • Roll the Stones:  A Rolling Stones Tribute—February 16
    First time at Rainberry Bay, an 8-piece—plus two vocalists—ensemble that features the best of the Stones from three decades—’60s to ‘80s.
  • Green Rivers:  A Creedence Clearwater Revival Tribute—March 2 
    This band will take you to the time when CCR ruled the charts and will deliver the Mojo of the full CCR experience.  “Proud Mary,” Fortunate Son,” “Bad Moon Rising”—hear them all!
  • Doors Alive:  A Doors Tribute—March 23
    The band recreates the sound, look, presence, and magic of a real ‘60s Doors Concert.  Doors Alive has left audiences awestruck everywhere they have played!
  • The Flyers—April 6
    If you thought that South Florida couldn’t get any hotter, then you must be one of the few that have not seen the energetic, heart-pounding, power trio that call themselves The Flyers!
 CREATE TABLES (Seat 8-16) AND INVITE NEWCOMERS, FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS.
Tickets $20 per person per show at TH. 
BRING FOOD AND DRINKS (ALCOHOLIC AND OTHERWISE). 
FOR TABLE RESERVATIONS, CALL MARCIA FIELDS (561) 927-8550:
MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: 21ST CENTURY CLUB

SOCIAL CLUB:
  • THE SOCIAL CLUB WILL BE HOLDING ANOTHER BINGO ON NOVEMBER 30th AT 7:15 PM IN THE CLUBHOUSE. ATTENDANCE WILL DETERMINE THE AMOUNT OF CASH PRIZES GIVEN PER GAME. REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED. WE WILL HAVE MANY DOOR PRIZES AS ALWAYS AND LUCKY BUCKS DRAWINGS.TICKETS WILL BE ON SALE STARTING MONDAY AND THURSDAY IN THE THEATHER.
    ​SALE DATES 10/29 - 11/5 11/8 - 11/15 – 11/19 – 11/22. $10 FOR THREE BOARD $ 1 ADDITIONAL BOARDS.