Trunk or Treat
3 Free Weight Watchers Introduction Meeting
Kid’s Halloween Party
South Beach Bus Trip
Flu Shots Sunday, October 30
10 Shy Wolf Sanctuary Tour o make trick or treating easier in our large community, we are bringing
10 First Weight Watchers Meeting
11 Tour of Bonita Springs Historical Society it to the Town Center! Everyone is invited to join us in the Town Center
and Liles Hotel on Sunday, October 30 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. for the festivities. Wear your
12 Trivia Night costumes and get ready for a special night with Ventriloquist Brenda Stelzer!
Punta Gorda Raceway There will also be ghostly cookies, a slice of pizza, and beverages for all children.
16 Saints vs. Buccaneers Football Game All residents are asked to come out with their car, truck or golf cart to the Town
18 Heads up- Image Matters Seminar Center Tennis Parking lot at 7:00 p.m. to allow the kids to Trunk (trick) or Treat.
Staging and Design Secrets
Decorations on the vehicle are not mandatory, but we will be having a prize for the
21 Pub Crawl best Tricked out vehicle! So get creative, decorate the entire car, or just the trunk,
22 Octoberfest at Railhead Café and get involved in the festivities. Each vehicle is requested to supply enough
23 Afternoon Movie candy for 50-75 children. Parents of children attending in the event are asked to
participate with their vehicle as well. Parents can still walk with their children
26 Lunch Bunch
27 Memory Seminar
29 Get Wicked $10 Dance and just leave a bowl of candy in their trunk for the children to pick from. Please
30 Kid’s Party and Trunk or Treat remember to bring a bag to collect all of your goodies in. Residents who are unable
to attend are welcome to donate candy for the festivities. Please drop off candy to
the Town Center by Friday, October 28. If you are participating in the trunk or treat,
2 Huey Lewis & The News please RSVP to the Town Center by Friday, October 28 for planning purposes.
5 Business Expo/Country Store/Free The cost for children is $8.00 per person and advanced registration is a must by
Breakfast Thursday, October 27. Optional: Parents $3.00 for a slice of pizza, soda and a
6 Sand Sculpting Competition on
Ft. Myers Beach cookie. Parents - it is very important you get your reservations in
8 War Museum Bus Trip early for planning purposes. Friends of VillageWalk residents
9 Movie Night are welcome to attend. Let’s band together as a community to
Charming Charlie’s VIP Shopping Trip
make this Halloween the best yet for the kids! PLEASE NOTE:
12 Wild, Wild, West Dinner Dance Trick or Treating around the community will occur on Monday,
13 Redskins vs. Dolphins Football game October 31. Please leave your porch light on if you wish for
14 Line Dance begins children to come up to your house.
15 Wine and Cheese Seminar on Mutual Bonds
16 Cooking Class
17 Lunch Bunch High Tea
18 Eden Farm Winery Tasting
19 Garage Sale
21 Fishing Trip on Lady Brett
30 Naples Botanical Gardens
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weight watchers FrEE Trivia Night is Back!
Wednesday, October 12
organizational meeting 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Monday, October 3 Come test your knowledge!
5:00 p.m. at the Town Center Trivia nights are informal,
Come and learn what weight watchers is all about. fun, competitions where teams
If you have joined before, please come to register battle to see who has the
for the next 12 weeks here at VillageWalk. If enough greatest knowledge of matters
residents participate, meetings will start on Monday, trivial. Test your knowledge
October 10 and run until the end of this year. If you with categories including,
have any questions on Weight Watchers, please call our but not limited to, sports, geography, entertainment,
facilitator Debbie Murphy 508-240-4445. science, and literature. The winners are the team
which, at the end of the night, have correctly answered
the most number of questions. Get your friends and
neighbors together for our first Trivia Night here at the
Town center. Teams can have a minimum of 4 players
with a maximum of 8 players. Please come with a team
name in mind so we can begin on time! Don’t worry
Shy Wolfe Sanctuary if you don’t have a team together, we can match you
Monday, October 10, 9:30 a.m. up! Price is $5 per person. Please bring an appetizer
This sanctuary rescues and to share at half time! Non-alcoholic beverages and
provides sanctuary to exotic animals water will be provided. Please register with the HOA
bred in captivity. Their mission is Office by Monday, October 10 for planning purposes.
to care for these animals in the best If anyone is interested in facilitating trivia night during
way possible while in captivity, season, please call Michelle at 949-9909
educate the community about these
animals, and create empathy for
them in this disposable society PuNTa Gorda SPeedway
where everything can be thrown away…including
Join us for a night of local racing as we head to the
animals and children. We will carpool
Punta Gorda Speedway! Saturday, October 15 they will
from the Bocce Courts at 8:45 a.m.
be racing Sportsman, Road Warriors, Strictly Stock
The Sanctuary is located at 1161 27th
V6, Mini Stocks, Pro4, Fab4, and Outlaw Modified.
street SW, Naples, FL 34106. A $10.00
donation is requested. Please RSVP to The Front gates open at 5:00pm with racing to start
the HOA Office by Thursday, October 6. at 6:00. Admission is $10.00 for Adults, $8.00 for
seniors, Children 12 and under are FREE. Punta
Gorda Speedway is located at 8655 Piper Road
Punta Gorda Exit 161. We will carpool from the
Bonita Springs Bocce Courts at 4:30 p.m. If you are interested in
attending please call the HOA Office at 949-9909 by
Riverside House and Thursday, October 13.
Lile Hotel Tour
On Tuesday, October 11 we will explore some local
history right here in Bonita Springs. We will start off
at the Riverside house which is located at 27142 S.
Riverside Dr. After the tour we will have lunch at the
Survey Cafe’. Then we will head to The Liles Hotel at
the north end of Riverside Park. There is no charge for
this trip but at $10 donation is requested. Lunch is on
own at the Survey Cafe’. All reservations must be into
the town center by Friday, October 7. Carpool from
Bocce Courts at 9:30 a.m.
OctOber 2011 Talk of The walk~ 3
spEcial EvEnts ( c o n t. )
Afternoon Movie pUb crawl!
Join us in the Town Center on Sunday, October 23 You will not want to miss
for this FREE afternoon movie at 3:00 p.m. on the big this fun VillageWalk Activity!
screen. Residents of all ages will enjoy this inspiring Join in the festivities on
story. Free beverages and popcorn will be provided, Friday, October 21 as we head
donations are welcome. Please RSVP to the HOA to Fort Myers Beach. The
Office by Friday, October 14 for planning purposes. A Ku-Ku Ku-Nu-Ku a famous
minimum of 15 people are required to run the movie. authentic, “open air” San
Francisco Motorized Cable
Soul Surfer Car, will pick us up right at
AnnaSophia Robb, Dennis Quaid, helen hunt VillageWalk to start the evening off right. We will travel
Rated PG 106 minutes to Fort Myers Beach hitting all the hot spots. Coolers,
13 year-old Bethany snacks and pre-game beverages are allowed
Hamilton is a on the trolley. The tunes will be jammin as we get on
champion surfer who and off the trolley all evening. The cost for the trolley is
was born to be in the $20.00 per person based on a minimum of 30 residents.
water. But after a fun Please RSVP to the HOA Office by Monday, October
night out night surfing 17. So don’t drink and drive, hop on the trolley and ride
and what should be a with us around the beach for this party! The trolley will
fun day in the water, depart VillageWalk at 6:00 p.m. from the Town Center
she is attacked by a and return at 11:00 p.m.
shark and loses her
arm. Rushed to the
hospital, she remains
calm, and maintains
her faith in God. Now
she has to re-learn how to do everything with only one
at railhead café
arm - including how to surf. It will take her friends, OkTOBERFEST
family, and her Christian faith to get her back into the BuFFET MENu
water, but if that is where she is meant to be, she will SAlAT
find a way to get there. karottesalat - Carrot raisin salad
Tomatensalat - Tomato salad
Gurkensalat - Cucumber salad
CRuISE NIGhT ENTRéE
Join cruise planners on Thursday, Assorted sausages bratwurst, knockwurst and
October 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the Town Center. weisswurst simmered in beer and Sauerkraut
Be the first to know about all the fantastic trips coming up. accompanied with dusseldorf mustard
Please R.S.V.P. to Cruise Planners by calling 947-6260. Sauerbraten
Marinated sweet-sour beef roast
Halloween Craft! Pork cutlet sautéed and served with a lemon butter
sauce, spatzel and braised red cabbage - $10.95
Join us in the Town Center on Rotkohl - Braised red cabbage
Friday, October 28, at 4:00 p.m. Spatzle - German egg noodles
for a children’s Halloween craft! DESSERTS
Please RSVP to the HOA Office by German Chocolate Cake Apflstrudel
Thursday, October 27, for planning linzer Torte Apple Strudel
purposes. The cost for this event is
German Beer & Wine SpecialS • OktOBerfeSt Buffet $18.00 ++
$3.00 per child. Please RSVP by Wednesday,
Saturday 22nd at 5:30 and 7:00 SeatinGS
October 26, for planning purposes.
call 239-221-7093 fOr reServatiOnS
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spEcial EvEnts ( c o n t. )
kayaking Trip Sand Sculpting Competition
We are headed to Take a trip down to
Lover’s Key Fort Myers Beach on
for a day on Sunday, November 6
the water! for the 25th Annual
Paddle your Sandsculpting
way around competition. This
the back bay year, 16 of the World’s
estuary at Top Master Sculptors
Lover’s Key will compete in the
on Friday, 2011 American
4. We will paddle down the canal with a guide through Championship &
the mangroves and beautiful waterways. This trip is Beach Festival. As the area’s premier family-friendly
great for beginners to advanced kayakers. After the event, the festival is expected to draw over 50,000
paddle we will head to the beach for a Sea Turtle talk spectators. Don’t try and fight the traffic, jump on the
with one of the park’s rangers. This trip is $40.00 per trolley and let them chauffeur you to and from the
person and double or single kayaks may be rented for competition. $20.00 per person. We will depart from the
this outing. All reservations must be into the HOA Town Center at 9:30 a.m. return in the late afternoon.
Office by Tuesday, November 1 for planning purposes. Please remember to bring suntan lotion, water and a
camera. You may bring a cooler with snacks and drinks
onto the trolley for the day. All reservations must be in by
Tuesday, November 1. We need a minimum of 30 people
resident business to make this trip a go!
Expo, country store
and FrEE breakfast Wild, Wild West
Stop by the Town Center
on Saturday, November Dinner Dance!
5 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Kick off those high heels and put
on your cowboys boots! It’s time
to meet local business
for a Wild, Wild West dinner dance.
owners and pick up some
Join us on Saturday, November
gifts for the holidays!
12 from 6:00-10:00 p.m. as we
Costco will be providing a
get down the old fashion
free continental breakfast for
way. Entertainment for
those who attend. If you are a the evening will be
resident of VillageWalk and have your own business or provided by Made in
sell unique craft items, then this event is for you! This Brooklyn and Railhead Cafe’ will be catering dinner.
is your chance to meet and greet with other residents Dinner will consist of: BBQ ribs, fried chicken, cole
and get your name out there in our community. Each slaw, potato salad , house salad, buttermilk biscuits,
vendor will be allotted one six-foot table to promote mashed potatoes, corn on the cobb and pumpkin pie.
their business. Don’t miss your opportunity to drum Special dietary needs can be accommodated for any
up business in your own community! You may dinner dance. Just let us know at time of reservation.
select your table in the layout at time of payment, no The cost for this night of fun is $25.00 per person.
exceptions. A vendor contract must be filled out at time Please register with the HOA Office no later than
of reservation. Tables for the expo/country store are on Wednesday, November 9. If you are interested in
sale now. Tables are limited so don’t delay. If you wish volunteering for this dance please contact Cindy Fox at
to attend please RSVP to the HOA Office at 949-9909 firstname.lastname@example.org. She is looking for people to help
by Thursday, November 3. We need to get a head count with set up, registration, 50/50 raffle and clean up. We
for breakfast items. thank you in advance for making this event a success!
OctOber 2011 Talk of The walk~ 5
spEcial EvEnts ( c o n t. )
VIP at Charming Charlie’s Night fishing on the Great Getaway
Wednesday, November 30 6 PM to 1 AM (Boarding at 5:30 PM)
If you haven’t been to Charming Take to the seas at night for some great
Charlie’s you are missing out. Grab fishing! This trip includes: charter, license, rod,
your girlfriends and let’s go shopping reel, tackle, bait, crew assistance, crew gratuity
on Friday, November 11 from 10:00- and dinner (sandwich or burger or two hot
11:00 a.m. Light refreshments and dogs, chips and soda). A small cooler with food
snacks will be provided for this VIP and beverage may be brought on board as well. Cost is $67
Shopping with 20% off your total bill. per person. Check payable to VillageWalk. RSVP by Friday,
Minimum of 10 ladies to receive the November 18. A 7 day cancellation policies applies.
discount. We are headed to the Coconut Point location
which is across from the movie theatre. Please sign up Arabian Nights!
by Thursday, November 10 by calling 949-9909.
New Year’s Eve 2010-2011
Join us on
GaraGe Sale December
Join in the fun on Saturday, 31 for this
November 19 from 8:00-11:00 elegant
a.m. right here in VillageWalk evening at
as we host a community the Town
garage sale! We will host the Center
fall garage sale at the Town to ring
Center. If you have some items you wish to get out of in the New Year! Get dolled up and come ready to be
the house please sign up at the HOA Office by Thursday,
pampered, because this is going to be the affair of the
November 17. Table assignment accompanies payment
year. Be prepared to dance the night away as DJ Robert
at the Town Center. Tables are $5.00 each. One table per
home. Additional tables will be released for purchase on McDonald will be keeping the party going until 12:30
Friday, November 18. Please stop by to see the layout of a.m. Your evening will begin at 7:30 p.m. with passed
the room. All tables for this event go on-sale Monday, Hors D’ oeuvres; marinated grilled gulf shrimp, chicken
October 3 at 9:00 a.m. If you have large items to sell, salad stuffed baby bells, artichoke and spinach stuffed
please bring pictures for display on your table. mushroom caps, a display of assorted cheeses, crudites,
crackers and dip. Next we will move into the ballrooms
for plated dinner which consists of: Grilled Vegetable
Save the date: Garage sale at individual homes! Salad with mixed baby lettuce tossed with marinated
Saturday, February 4. grilled Portobello mushrooms, green and yellow squash,
red onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, feta cheese served
Botanical Gardens Tour with Railhead signature balsamic vinaigrette, rolls and
butter, choice of the following entree: Grilled prime rib
Experience the beauty of Naples at the Botanical or beef served with Au Jus or Macadamia crusted Mahi-
Gardens on Wednesday, November 30 at 10:00 a.m. Mahi with chef’s vegetables and scalloped potatoes.
This guided tour will take us through two beautifully Your evening includes all tax and gratuities for servers
cultivated gardens; Caribbean, Brazilian and an as well as Non-Alcoholic beverages. Please remember
interactive Children’s Garden on 70 acres that reflect a to BYOB for this evening. To follow throughout the
profound mastery of landscape design and architecture. evening is an assortment of desserts, coffee service,
The garden, along with 3 acres of natural areas, assorted petit-Fours and chocolate dipped strawberries for
showcases seven natural habitats unique to our area, a each table with a champagne toast at midnight. Please
tropical paradise. All guests should wear appropriate note: There is a dietary alternative for those requesting
shoes and clothing for an active, outdoor walk. Your it in advance only. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. and close at
12:30 a.m. Tickets for this event are $75.00 per person
day includes; admission, a one-hour guided tour by
and are on sale. Guests of residents are permitted to sign
an experienced Garden Guide, and a 10% off coupon
up beginning Monday, October 3. Seating assignment
redeemable at the Garden Gift Shop. The cost for this
accompanies payment, no refunds for this event. All
guided tour is $12.00 per person. Please RSVP to the reservations must be received by Friday, December 23;
Town Center by Wednesday, November 16. no exceptions.
6 ~ Talk of The walk OctOber 2011
ForT lauderdale Football GameS!
ARE YOu READY FOR SOME FOOTBAll?
ChriSTmaS PaGeaNT SuNDAY, OCTOBER 16
10:15 a.m. Check-in at Town Center New Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The miracle of the 4:15 p.m. Game
holidays comes to life in the In Raymond James Stadium. Check in at the Town
Fort Lauderdale Christmas Center at 10:15 a.m.
Pageant. Join us on Sunday, * SuNDAY, NOVEMBER 13 * WAIT LIST
December 4 as we attend Washington Redskins vs. Miami Dolphins
this 28th annual event. This 1:00 p.m. Game
year’s Pageant features a
festive opening scene with SuNDAY, DECEMBER 11 - WAIT LIST
Philadelphia Eagles vs. Miami Dolphins
familiar carols in a turn-
1:00 p.m. Game
of-the-century setting, a
concert of inspirational SATuRDAY, DECEMBER 17
contemporary songs, and a musical drama of the nativity Dallas Cowboys vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
and life of Christ. Concluding the show enjoy a Holiday 8:20 p.m. Game
Feast at Global Grille featuring a salad station, multiple In Raymond James Stadium. Check in at the Town
entree stations, pasta station, dessert and beverages. This Center at 2:45 p.m.
all inclusive day with roundtrip transportation is only Your trip includes: round trip motor coach
$99.00 per person. Limited seating is available. Tickets transportation, breakfast or snack (dependent on game
are on-sale and open to guests. No refunds for this trip. time) en route and on return, upper prime side line
If you wish to sign up for this trip or have any questions, seats to game, full tailgate party at stadium including
please call the HOA Office at 949-9909. beer, wine, soda and water, movies on bus, football
pool and more. Please bring your own chair for
seating at tailgate party. Special needs seating can be
accommodated upon advanced request. All games are
subject to change due to NFL schedule.
Cost is $149 per person except Redskins game.
All sales are final. Check payable to VillageWalk.
Sunday, November 20 - WAIT lIST ONlY
A $5.00 per person gratuity for driver will be collected
6:00 a.m. Check in at Town Center • $149.00 per person
at check in. Tickets are on sale and open to guests.
VillageWalk is going
to the Ford 400! Join miami South beach
us for this exciting Proceeds benefit GCHS Model United
day at the Homestead Nations Fundraiser • Wednesday, October 5th, 2011
The NASCAR Sprint Our private guide will meet us in Miami Beach for
a 1½ hour bus and walking tour of South Beach and
Cup series Ford 400
the nearby area. Highlights include Ocean Drive, the
is the finale of the race season! Today’s race will Versace Mansion, the Victor Hotel and details of the
present trophies to both the winner of today’s race Art Deco movement. Our coach will then drop us at
and the winner of the racing season! See all the big Lincoln Road Mall – the outdoor café and boutique area
names in NASCAR! Your trip includes: motor coach where fashion models and celebrities are everywhere
from/to VillageWalk, continental breakfast en route (along with their best dressed pets). Enjoy Lunch (on
to Homestead, tickets to the race including pre race your own) and shopping time. We’ll finish our day with
activities by sponsors, tailgate party at the stadium a 1 ½ hour sightseeing cruise on Biscayne Bay featuring
(including our own private rv) hot grilled food, waterside views of Fisher Island, Star Island (View
sandwiches, sides, dessert, beer, wine, soda and water, the homes of Gloria Estefan, Julio Iglesias, Shaquille
snack on return route, movies on bus and more. Please O’Neal, and others), Hibiscus Island, and much more!
bring your own lawn/camp chair for seating at the Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind day! For Reservations and
tailgate party. information call Trendy Tours at 449-5065.
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bUs trips ( c o n t. )
immokalee Casino Bus Trip Key Largo overnight
October 20 at 9:00 a.m. MARCh 17th & 18th 2012
Enjoy this day of pressing Includes: Round Trip
your luck at the Seminole Motor Coach From/To
Casino in Immokalee, VillageWalk, Your Choice
a 75,000 square foot of: Snorkeling Tour or
facility. Slot machines, Glass Bottom Boat Ride
gaming tables and at John Pennekamp Coral
much more. Your
Reef State Park, Buffet Dinner, One Night hotel
day includes round
Accomodation, Expanded Continental Breakfast,
trip transportation, $30.00 in free play, and a $5.00
General Admission Ticket to Theatre By the
food voucher. The trip is $20.00 per person. Checks
Sea, Private Winery Tour & Tasting at Schnebly
can be made payable to Dolphin Transportation. All
Redlands Winery with keepsake Wine Glass,
reservations must be received by Friday, October 14.
Snacks & Movies on Bus and fun, fun, fun!
Minimum of 15 people to make this trip a go. When
Grab your family and friends and join your Activities
registering please include your players club card
number or date of birth, address and phone number. Director on a great overnight trip to Key Largo, FL.
Next Trip: Thursday, November 10. Departing from VillageWalk at 6:00 AM we head
directly John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park for
your choice of a Snorkeling or a Glass Bottom Boat
Ride. After the tour there will be time on own to
war muSeum discover the park and grab a bite to eat (changing
Tuesday, November 8th AT 8:00 AM rooms & showers available at park). After the park, we
Join us as we honor our Veteran’s with head to Florida City (about a 20 minute ride) to our
a day trip to the Armed Forces Military hotel, the Travelodge Florida City (rated #1 by Trip
Museum in Largo, FL. The Armed Forces Advisor as well as property of the year.) All rooms are
Military Museum depicts the nation’s most ground floor rooms and most rooms accommodations
visceral conflicts with vivid audio-visual are dbl/dbl there are a few kings (upon request –
flair. Visitors can wind their way through the first come, first serve.) Rooms include: microwave,
35,000-square-foot space to absorb more than a dozen refrigerator and coffee maker. After a quick nap and
artifact-packed permanent exhibits including replicas shower we are off to the Golden Corral for a delicious
of iconic wartime scenarios. Revisit the beginning of buffet dinner including: salads, entrees, sides, dessert
modern combat with a stroll through a World War I and non-alcoholic beverage. Back to the hotel for a
trench, gain new understanding about life in the Axis great night’s sleep and the next morning an expanded
in the midst of a German village outpost, or visit the continental breakfast at the hotel including: sausage,
replicated Rose’s Bar, a Korean War-era haunt that was eggs, cereal, pastries, coffee, juice and more. Then we
immortalized on M*A*S*H. Tampa Bay Magazine board the bus and head back to Key Largo, this time to
has named us the Best Museum 2009 and 2011 for the visit Theatre by the Sea! Your ticket includes: dolphin,
Tampa Bay area. Why? We are an interactive, dynamic, sea lion, and parrot shows, a guided tour of marine
exciting and informative way to view and experience life exhibits, lagoon-side beach, and the bottomless
military history. A must see destination for every boat ride. After our time at Theatre by the Sea we
military buff, veteran, historian, from grandparent to stop in Florida City for lunch (on own) and then on to
children. After our tour we will be having lunch at Schnebly Winery for a tour of the Winery and then a
Sweet Tomatoes (lunch charges on own). Your day private wine tasting, the perfect end to a perfect day.
includes: bus transportation from/to VillageWalk, Entry Estimated return time to VillageWalk is 7:30 p.m.
to Museum (Admission is free for Veterans or Active Cost is $229 ppdo or $269 single - for triple or quad
Duty with your Military ID Card). Cost is $49.00 for pricing please contact the Activities A $10 per person
non-military/civilian or $36.00 for veteran/active duty gratuity for the driver will be collected at check in
This is a shared trip with our sister community, and
(must have valid Military ID card at time of entry).
there is a maximum of 50 attendees and a minimum
Special needs accommodations for transportation can
of 40 attendees. Your paid reservation is required by
be made with advance notification. RSVP required by
Friday, February 3rd. No cancellations are permitted
Monday, October 31st. Minimum of 40 required.
after this date.
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ringling museum CruiSe oPPorTuNiTieS
Thursday, January 12, 2012 Travel & Tennis
Built to house John is pleased to be
Ringling’s art collection, able to offer two
this museum houses 21 exciting group cruise
galleries. These galleries house
masterpieces by Rubens, Van
Dyck, Veronese, Velazquez, El 2012!
Greco, Tiepolo and Gainsborough. The galleries encircle We have a group
a courtyard in which you will find an impressive group sailing on the
of early twentieth-century bronze and stone casts of Celebrity Constellation May 5th, 2012. This is a
iconic Classical, Renaissance, and Baroque sculptures, transatlantic voyage beginning in Ft. Lauderdale and
including Michelangelo’s David from Palazzo Vecchio ending in Amsterdam. Everyone sailing with us will
in Florence, Italy. This museum was sought to bring be pampered as only Celebrity knows how for Fifteen
a glimpse of the world’s great cultural treasures to the wonderful nights.
people of Florida. Don’t miss out on this day trip on The Constellation is a Grand lady, refurbished to
Thursday, January 12. We will depart from the Town Solstice class standards in 2009. She offers numerous
Center at 8:00 a.m. and return in the late afternoon. Your dining options including the extra cost Ocean liners
day will include roundtrip transportation, entrance to
restaurant which brings back the service and elegancy
museum, private docent tour of the Circus Collect, lunch
and snacks on the bus. Please wear comfortable clothing of a bygone era. You will also be pampered with the
and walking shoes as there is a lot to explore! Tickets service that Celebrity has become famous for. Lastly,
are $59.00 per person. All reservations must be received the Constellation was again named Conde Nast’s cruise
no later than Wednesday, December 21. We need a ship of the year in the large ship category, this her third
minimum of 35 people to run this trip. year in a row.
Pricing starts at $1149.00 PP double occupancy plus
taxes and fees! This is an unbelievable price. That’s
Chihuly/ Dali Museum $76.60 per night in a Balcony cabin. I only have ten
cabins available at this fantastic rate so act quickly.
Join us on Thursday, March 29
Our second group opportunity is a European
as we head to St. Petersburg for
adventure not to be missed. We are doing a river cruise
the Chihuly Collection and the
new Dali museum. Salvador Dali on the Uniworld River Beatrice on July 15th 2012.
is the most renowned artist in the Included in this trip is a two night stay in Budapest and
world. By popularizing the art a three night post cruise stay in Prague. This will be a
movement known as Surrealism, memorable voyage on one of the most beautiful rivers
Dali forever changed the history of art, film and culture. in Europe the Danube.
Housing this world-famous collection the Dali Museum Every day will be an adventure on this trip, as all
has been ranked by the Michelin Guide as the top museum shore excursions are included during the cruise portion
in the American South. This new building itself is a work and there will be a guided city tour in both Budapest
of art, featuring a geodesic glass structure outside and a and Prague. While on board the Beatrice you will be
helical staircase inside as its architectural focus. After this pampered morning till night. Every lunch and dinner
tour we will head to the Pier for a wide variety of lunch will be accompanied by fine European wines or your
options on own. We will then board the bus to the Chihuly choice of beer or soft drinks. Meals on board will be
Collection and hot shop. We will enjoy a private docent-
prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients;
led tour of some of Dale Chihuly’s most famous pieces.
After the tour we will have the opportunity to get behind you can even accompany the chef as he does his daily
the scenes and observe working artists in the Glass Studio marketing.
and Hot Shop. Your day includes roundtrip transportation, The River Beatrice only sails with 190 passengers so
private tour of the Dali museum, lunch on own at the space is very limited, and we already have six cabins
Pier, private tour of the Chilhuly Collection and a visit booked in our group so don’t delay. Prices start at
to the Hot Shop. $79 per person. All reservations must $3,999.00 PP plus taxes and fees and that includes both
be received by Friday, March 2. We will depart from the the cruise and the pre and post additions.
Town Center at 8:00 a.m. and return in the late afternoon. To reserve your spot please call Neil Koelemeyer
We need a minimum of 35 people to run this tour. with Cruise Planners at 239-848-6011.
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workshops & classEs
Flu shots are coming! WASHI EGG WORKSHOP
Join us in the Town Center on Thursday, October Washi means
6 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. for Flu and/or Pneumonia or Japanese (wa) paper
Tetanus vaccinations. If you have Medicare part B, you (shi). Washi papers
vaccination will be free but you must bring your card are handmade from
with you. If you have Medicare HMO or Advantage long plant fibers, and
play, individuals will pay and receive a receipt for come in dazzling
reimbursement from your insurance company. designs and colors.
• Medicare Part B (No Charge for 65 Years The paper is strong
and Older for Influenza & and extremely durable
Pneumonia) (lasts 100 years or more.) This art was introduced to
• Influenza $25 Japan in the 7th century by Buddist monks from China.
• Pneumonia $50 Learn to make beautiful keepsake Washi eggs, using
• Tetanus $45 the ancient Japanese paper art technique that wraps
Please RSVP to the HOA Office by Monday, October blown out eggs in these lovely papers.
3 for planning purposes. Kathy Shubert will offer a workshop at the Town
Center on Tuesday, October 25 at 10:00 a.m.
Cost is $5.00 for supplies. Paper, paste and eggs
staGiNG aNd desiGN secrets that briNG will be provided. Bring a pencil and a pair of sharp
embroidery size scissors to the workshop and leave
yOur OutdOOr livinG Back tO life! with 3 lovely Washi eggs that you make yourself.
Join us in the Town Workshop space is limited, so please reserve your spot
Center on Wednesday, now. Please register at the Town Center by Friday,
October 19 at 3:00 p.m. October 21 for planning purposes.
for this free workshop.
Interior Plant Scapes
will be here discussing
simple design secrets that
transform your patio from not to forget
blah to beautiful! Add life Do you spend too much time looking for your
to outdoor living, learn the glasses? Do names escape you? Dr. Bill E. Beckwith
5 most popular lifestyle purposes of an outdoor room, will provide you with effective, easy to use, and
create a “wow” corner and much more. Please RSVP practical techniques to improve your memory. Dr.
to the HOA Office by Monday, October 17 by calling Beckwith is a Clinical Psychologist and nationally
949-9909. A minimum of 10 people to run this free known speaker on Aging, Memory, and Alzheimer’s
workshop! disease. He is the author of Managing Your Memory:
Practical Solutions for Forgetting, columnist in the
Naples Daily News, and co-founder with his wife
heads up-face Shape with image matters Pamela of The Life and Memory Center and has an
office in Naples, FL. He provides memory evaluations
Heads up! Many people get stuck in a rut when and consultation and has published more than 70
it comes to hairstyle and eyeglasses. They wear the
articles and co-edited three books and won several
same style that looked good 20 years ago, and don’t
teaching awards during his 30 years as a clinician and
want to replace a perfectly good pair of sunglasses or
eyeglasses even if they are outdated by a decade or researcher in the area of memory and its disorders.
so. Our image professionals will show why the latest Dr. Beckwith will be at VillageWalk on Thursday,
trend may or may not work and will demonstrate how October 27 at 3:00 p.m.! Don’t miss your opportunity
the right hairstyle and eyewear can do wonders for to ask the questions you have always wanted to know
the face. Join image matters on Tuesday, October 18 the answers to. Please RSVP to the HOA Office by
at 5:45 p.m. for this FREE seminar! Please RSVP to Tuesday, October 25. We need a minimum of 20 people
the HOA office by Monday, October 17 at 12noon. We to have the Doctor give this presentation FREE to our
need a minimum of 15 ladies to hold this FREE event. community.
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workshops & classEs ( c o n t. )
blood drive- investment Workshop With Wine & cheese
Tuesday, November 15 at 4:00 p.m.
What Would You Do? fixed income: tax free vs. taxable Bonds
Saturday, October 15, 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. There are many choices and
If your child, spouse or any loved one needed blood approaches to managing Bonds. The
in order to survive, would you give it or deny them? interest from bonds can be from corporations, countries
Every 3 seconds someone in America needs blood. or municipalities. We will explore how portfolios are
Every 20 minutes someone’s loved one receives blood managed for and cover three important points:
right here in Collier County. The greatest mistake we as 1) Income • 2) Risk • 3) Total return.
giving human beings could make is to assume blood is We will look at the benefits of taxable and tax free
always available for those in need. interest in today’s markets.
Everywhere in America blood shortages are
occurring because there simply are not enough blood
donors. In fact, only 3 of every 100 people actually Open Studio for Artists
donate blood! You are not too old to give, because Join us on Monday mornings as we get together over
there is no upper age limit. Even 16 year olds can the summer and paint at our leisure. 9:30 a.m. in the Town
donate blood with an official parental permission form Center just show up with your own supplies
completed. Chances are you can give even though you and meet other artists in the
take medication. Most medications will not prevent community
someone from donating blood and insulin dependent
diabetics can donate blood.
You should not be too busy to take time out to donate investment workshop
blood because the life you save by being a blood donor Join Joe Dise from Dise Wealth Management on
may be that of a neighbor, friend, loved one or maybe Tuesday, October 4th at 9:30 a.m. This is a low-key,
even your own. It is estimated that 9 out of every 10 open forum on investing and the overall markets.
people who live to the age of 70 will need at least one He encourages questions as no agenda is set for the
unit of blood within their lifetime. discussions. Please contact Joe Dise on topics you would
like to discuss or if you wish to attend at 898-9122 or
Join your Village Walk friends and neighbors email email@example.com.
on Saturday, October 15th to donate blood on
the Community Blood Center Bloodmobile. The
bloodmobile will be located near the Bocce Courts
from 8 am – 11 am.
Coffee with kathy
Thursday, October 6 at 8:00 a.m.
To sign up to donate: Call the HOA Office at Kathy Markiewicz, AAMS, of Edward
949-9909. Jones Investments, offers an opportunity to
learn whether the amount you are saving
for retirement is enough, and if you are already in
retirement, how long will your money last. Please RSVP
to Kathy at 405-7574, or 498-7311. Member SIPC.
Save the date: Give Thanks walk
Our Village Walk Team has been created and we
are well on our way. This year’s walk will be held
on Saturday, November 19 at 8:15 a.m. at Miromar
Outlets. On-line registration is open now. Please go to
click on the blue box that reads Join A Team and
complete the form to register. There is no cost to walk
and there are lots of great incentives to be earned.
If you have any questions, please call our team captain
Kimberly Anderson at (410) 703-0287.
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vill agEwalk monthly c alEndar - octobEr 2011
sun mon tues wed thurs Fri sat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
5:00 p.m. 9:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m.
Weight Watchers Investment Workshop Miami South Beach Flu Shots Woman’s Coffee
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
9:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. 8:00-11:00 a.m.
Tennis Tournament Shy Wolfe Tour Men’s Coffee Bike Club FREE Zumba Blood Drive
4:00 p.m. Tennis 10:00 a.m. 5:30-7:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. Activities Anna Bolena
Meeting BS Historical Tour Trivia Night!
Meeting 4:00 p.m. Punta
5:00 p.m. Weight 6:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Gorda Speedway
Watchers begins Men’s Golf Hooked on Books 7:00 p.m. 365 Club
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
7:15 a.m. Saints vs.. 5:45 p.m. 3:00 p.m. Staging 9:00 a.m. Immokalee 6:00-11:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Buccaneers Football Heads up-Image and Design Secrets Casino Trip Pub Crawl Octoberfest at
Game Matters Seminar Railhead Café
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
3:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 6:00-10:00 p.m. Get
Afternoon Movie Committee Meets Men’s Coffee Lunch Bunch Memory Seminar Halloween Craft Wicked $10 Dance
30 31 10:00 a.m.
Kids Halloween Party
Happy Washi Egg
7:00 p.m. Halloween! Workshop
Trunk or Treat begins
Mondays: 8:00 a.m. Cardio & Strength Aerobics DVD • 8:00 a.m. Men & Women Round Robin/Cardio Tennis • 9:00 a.m. Walking DVD Class • 9:30 a.m. Open Studio
9:30 a.m. Tennis Advanced Beginners Clinic • 10:00 a.m. Zumba • 1:00 p.m. Canasta • 5:30 p.m. Yoga
Tuesdays: 9:00 a.m. Water Aerobics • 9:00 a.m. Walking DVD Class • 9:00 a.m. 2nd & 4th Men’s Coffee • 10:00 a.m. 2nd & 4th Cardmaking • 1:00 p.m. Mah Jongg
4:00 p.m. Muscle and Conditioning • 6:30 p.m. 2nd & 4th Cardmaking • 6:30 p.m. 3rd Dining with Friends • 7:00 p.m. Canasta
7:00 p�m� 1st & 3rd Game Night
Wednesdays: 8:00 a.m. Cardio & Strength Aerobics DVD • 8:00 a.m. Men & Women Round Robin • 9:00 a.m. Walking DVD Class • 10:00 a.m. 2nd Computer Class
1:00 p.m. 1st & 3rd Bridge • 5:30 a.m. Yoga • 6:00 p.m. Practice and Play Clinic • 6:30 p.m. Mat Pilates • 7:00 p.m. Poker • 7:30 p.m. Zumba
Thursdays: 9:00 a.m. Water Aerobics • 9:00 a.m. Walking DVD Class • 1:00 p.m. 313 Card Game • 3:30 p.m. Muscle and Conditioning • 5:00 p.m. Kid’s Tennis
7:00 p�m� Hooked on books (1st)
Fridays 8:00 a.m. Cardio & Strength Aerobics DVD • 8:00 a.m. Men’s & Women’s Round Robin • 9:00 a.m. Walking DVD Class • 10:00 a.m. Zumba
1:00 p�m� Hand and Foot
Saturdays: 9:30 a�m� Mixed Doubles round robin
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all oCCaSioNS VillageWalk Bocce Club
BIRThDAYS The VillageWalk Bocce Club season
Sandy Button begins November 1st, Doubles
Angie Cornelius Social League play will be Mondays,
Ron Cain Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays at
ANNIVERSARIES both 5:00 & 6:30pm. Interested players
Joe & Rita Migliorese must sign up. The fee per person is $5.00. Checks must
be made payable to VillageWalk of Bonita Bocce Club
BElATED BIRThDAY Beginners Clinic & New Players Sign up is
wishes to Bill Handworth (Sept.) Wednesday October 19th 5:30 to 7pm.
If you have a special occasion, birthday, or anniversary,
please send an email to Marita at firstname.lastname@example.org. Returning PAID 2010 2011
We like sharing these special dates with the
Bocce Club members:
1. Between October 1st & October 14th email
Maria at email@example.com your preferred
Village walk ambassadors day of the week (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or
Thursday) and time (5:00 or 6:30pm).
Welcome New Residents
Our Goal is to help you to become an active, happy 2. Between October 1st & October 14th bring
resident of this great community. Please call on any Barbara Spring or Maria your check or bring
committee member for information on the many payment to bocce court Friday October 14th
activities at Village Walk. The best way to get to between 5:30 and 7pm.
know your neighbors is to volunteer for an activity
or committee. If you are willing to help and join the
ambassadors please call Michelle at 949-9909. Next BowliNG leaGue
New Resident Welcome is Thursday, November 13 at We are headed to Beacon
7:00 p.m. Bowl which is located at 5400
Tamiami Trail North, Naples,
FL 34108. We will carpool
Bike CluB from the Bocce courts at 9:15
a.m. If you are interested in
Mark Tuesday, October 11th on
your calendar for the first bike club joining please contact Sandy
trip of the season on beautiful Pelican Dennis at 410-802-6654 for
Bay Boulevard in Naples. dates and details.
We will leave from the boccie
ball parking lot at 10 AM and drive
to Lulu Bs Grill at the southeast BRIDGE SOCIAl CONTRACT
corner of Route 41 and Vanderbilt Boulevard. After 1st & 3rd Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. in the Great Room.
our 12 mile moderately paced trip we will have lunch Contact: Lela 948-0267
at the award winning Lulu Bs Grill. Bike helmets are
required. If you have any questions, please contact Fred
Hodapp 239.495.2499 or Ray Youmans 239.791.8978
Join us in the Hibiscus Room on
Mondays at 1:00 p�m� and tuesday
We are gearing up for some new games nights in the main lobby at 7:00 p�m�
and FREE pizza to start this bingo season for this card game� If you are interested,
please contact Sandy Gibbons at 949-
off right! We will begin play on Monday,
1887, Marge Wisniewski at 948-3930 or
November 7 at 7:00 p.m. Doors will open Margie Lutz at 390-9305 to schedule an
at 6:30 p.m. with FREE pizza and soda. instructional session�
Games will start promptly at 7:00 p.m.
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Card makiNG & ruBBerSTamPiNG Fishing Club
Join us on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at This month we will be meeting on
10:00 a�m� or 6:30 p�m� in the town center for this class� Monday, October 3 at 9:00 a.m. at the
each class is $10�00 per person paid directly to the in- Town Center. Please call Tony Cavallaro
structor� If you wish to attend, reservations are a must by with any questions at 498-8723.
calling Sue Keys at 495-7785 or Ruth Naton 948-3662.
cOmputer claSS Game niGht
1st & 3rd Tuesday • 7 p.m. in the Great Room
Payment made directly to Get a group together to play euchre, Pinochle,
instructor: christine capasso rummy cube, or your game of choice� Have a new
992-0970� Please make game to share? bring it with you�
reservation with christine, if
planning on attending� Learn
basic computer Skills� Library
in town center� Grandma’s Closet
We need your baby stuff! As
people move in and out of our
Men’s Coffee community it’s important to
keep updating our Grandma’s
Tuesday, October 11 and October
Closet listing. Grandma’s
25 at 9:00 a.m. in the Grand
Closet is a community listing
of baby and children’s items
such as cribs, strollers, play toys etc. that you are willing
to share with other homeowners. We all have family that
DininG comes into town; instead of buying these items why not
help someone in need. If you are willing to share or need
With FrienDS items to be shared, please contact Margie Lutz at 390-
9305 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Don’t forget to
We will meet the 3rd Tuesday of
the month at 6:00 p.m. mention your name, phone number, the items and if you
are seasonal or permanent. We thank you in advance!
Expanding Horizons WOuld
The Metropolitan Opera
yOu like tO
Donizetti’s Anna Bolena help with a
Saturday, October 15 cOmmunity
12:55 p.m. at Coconut Point Mall
Anna Netrebko opens the Met season with
her portrayal of the ill-fated queen driven insane shawl?
by her unfaithful king. She sings one of opera’s Contact Linda Rosen at 947-0900 or email her at
greatest mad scenes in this Met premiere production by email@example.com.
David McVicar. Ekaterina Gubanova is her rival, Jane
Seymour, Ildar Abdrazakov sings Henry VIII,
and Marco Armiliato conducts. If interested to
Hand and Foot
Join in the fun on Friday afternoons at 1:00 p.m. in
going to see this opera please email Meryl at the town center for this takeoff on canasta� If you
firstname.lastname@example.org. are interested in joining the group, email Meryl at
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hOOked On BOOkS helPiNG haNdS
October 12, 2011 We are trying to gather
Hooked on Books will meet on October 12th at 1:00 a group of Village Walk
p.m. in the Town Center to discuss “Fall of Giants” by residents who would be
Ken Follett. Nanci Reid will lead our discussion of willing to give a “helping
this dramatic book. hand” to neighbors who
may need temporary
Fall of Giants is Follett’s magnificent new historical assistance. This might
epic. The first novel in The Century Trilogy, it follows include driving to doctors’ appointments, grocery
the fates of five interrelated families – American, shopping, providing a meal during illness, or providing
German, Russian, English, and Welsh – as they move a few hours’ respite care for a homebound resident
through the dramas of the First World War, the Russian while the caregiver takes a needed break. If you are
Revolution and the struggle for women’s suffrage. a resident (may be seasonal or full time) who would
be willing to help out please contact Sandy Button by
Please call or email (email@example.com) Marge calling 495-0992.
Wisniewski if you are planning to attend – and if you
are interested in lunch at Railhead before the meeting.
Ladies, hopefully you’ll join us
on Friday, October 7 at the Railhead
Cafe’ at 10:00 a.m. for our monthly
coffee. The cost is $5.00 for a mid-
morning treat, beverage and tip. A
fun morning is in store. My co-hostess Rita Cavallaro
hOOked On BOOkS2 is speaking about “Truths and Myths of Aging”. You
won’t want to miss this! Be sure to notify me via
October 6, 2011
email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 495-4694 if you
will be attending no later then October 4 for planning
Hooked on Books 2 will meet on October 6th at 7
purposes. Looking forward to seeing you all on the 7th!
p.m. in the Town Center. Our book for this month will
be “Snow Falling on Cedars” by David Guterson.
Set on an island in the straits north of Puget Sound,
in Washington, where everyone is either a fisherman LunCH BunCH
or a berry farmer, this story is nominally about a October 26, 2011
murder trial. But since it’s set in the 1950’s, lingering We will visit Evoo Bistro in the Royal Cove Plaza,
memories of World War II, internment camps and North Naples, on October 26th for a 12:30 luncheon.
racism helps fuel suspicion of a Japanese-American Owner and Chef, Brian Martin, offers a delicious
fisherman, a lifelong resident of the islands. variety of salads, appetizers and entrees to “tickle
the palate”. For example, on the salad side, you may
Please call or email (email@example.com) if you choose a pear & gorgonzola salad or apricot almond
are planning to attend. chicken salad – just two of the five offered. Entrees
include the traditional sandwiches or, maybe, a grilled
salmon quesadilla. How about shrimp scampi, or
grilled salmon? We will order from the menu and
Mah separate checks will be given.
The address is 13240 Tamiami Trail North behind a
Jongg mattress and patio furniture store. Enter from Royal
Every Tuesday at 1:00 Cove Drive or Imperial Golf Course Boulevard.
p.m. in Hibiscus Room. Hope to see you there!
We welcome new players, Reservations are required and must be made with
come out and try it! Tammy by noon on Monday October 24th 2011.
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meN’S GolF LunCh &
Vw meN’S A Movie
To find information
GolF leaGue out about the next
The VW Men’s Golf League will outing please email
be having a kick off meeting on Elaine hubbell at
October 11, 2011 at 6:30 PM in the firstname.lastname@example.org.
Town Center. We will be playing at
Bonita Bay East, which is located
on Immokalee Blvd. about 6 miles
east of route 75 on the left. The Country Club offers
2 Tom Fazio designed courses, the Cypress and the laDieS GolF
Sable courses. Check out the web site. http://www. The Ladies Golf group
bonitabayeast.com/page.cfm?pageid=golf. We will be is continuing to play on
alternating courses each week. The League plays on Wednesdays. We have been
Thursdays starting November 3rd and concludes on able to enjoy a variety of golf
April 26th. No leagues play on Thanksgiving Day. A courses during the summer
flat rate of $50.00 per round with cart includes tips but and will continue the same
not taxes. Remember no cargo shorts, Collared shirts through October. We are open
tucked in and be respectful of other players, the Course, to all levels of play; our goal is
and the Staff. Initiation fee will be $30 per golfer paid to enjoy being out on the golf
prior to play to cover a small amount of administrative course having fun and getting
expenses and our MID Season Outing. We plan to some exercise.
continue to play weekly contests, which are optional If you are interested and
each week. Handicaps will need to be established and have not contacted me already,
maintained. There will be no course participation in please call Marge at 948-3930
maintaining your handicap. or email email@example.com to be included.
Our first Tee Time will be 10 AM every week and We welcome all golfers.
then every 10 minutes. Blocks of Tee times are being
set up weeks in advance and we are not able to make
any adjustments to the number of foursomes during the music group!
72 hours prior to play. We will need a substitute list We are looking to start
to fill in last minute openings. If we are over booked, a music group here at
a lottery system will select the person(s) who sits out. VillageWalk. If you can
They would also be first on the substitute list. play an instrument and
wish to get together for a
The practice facility is available 1 hour before your
few people to play with,
tee time. The Ranger will point out our practice area.
please call Michelle at
We share the club with Bonita Bay Club members; they
949-9909. Don’t forget, we
will be playing on the opposite course each week.
now have a piano in the Town Center to practice on!
Please feel free to patronize the Golf Shop and the
Club House lounge and restaurant.
Len Yanazzo Phone: 239-495-3690
There are three vacancies on the Safety Committee
for 2012. Three residents have volunteered so far.
If you want to add your name to the list, please see
Andy DiPalma Phone: 239-405-7145 Tammy in the Town Center before October 15.
Cell: 239-404-3816 The next meeting is Wednesday October 19 at
E-Mail: Adipalma13@gmail.com 3:30 PM and all residents are invited to attend.
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new! parents & kids club 365 cluB
Open to parents and kids “Designed for Year Round Residents, with a Warm &
of all ages who would like Welcoming Spirit for All Residents of Villagewalk”.
to arrange get togethers, OuR MISSION STATEMENT:
meet ups, provide support We Support Our Local Charities through our “Reach
and make new playdates Out and Touch Someone” program.
and friends please join our
new group on Facebook! JOin uS fOr Our...’OctOBer miX & minGle’!
Type in “Village Walk Featuring our very own JIM KAROLIDES Vocalist
Parents & Kids” into Facebook and then click the on Guitar! (Pianist to be announced) The Pianist and
“Like” button to join the group, or email Lucy OIiva at Jim will definitely set the backdrop for easy listening
firstname.lastname@example.org. while giving you a chance to chat with dear old friends
& neighbors and even meet some new ones!
red haTS DATE: Saturday, 15 October 2011
TIME: 7 PM
Please contact the PlACE: Town Center
Queen Mother, Barbara
Fortunato for details at Snowbirds you don’t want to miss these monthly
239-992-8520.” Socials! This Month Our Charity Donations of ‘Sweets,
Treats & Smiles’ will go to the Precious Children at the
The Shelter for Abused Women and Children. (‘Sweets,
aTTeNTioN Treats & Smiles’ Suggestion list Available)
RSVP: William & Jayne Hedges • (239) 676-9773
all Senior Softball Players! email@example.com
COLLIER COUNTY SENIOR SOFTBALL (CCSS) is
looking for slow-pitch softball players, aged 50 and up BrinG yOur BeveraGe Of chOice Of a deSSert
to play Tuesday and Thursdays from April-December. Please Contact Linda Rosen & Irene Morss
Play is informal and teams are selected prior to games. for Dessert Choices To Bring.(Irene is away right now,
If interested, be there Tuesday and Thursday beginning contact Linda only for this Social)
at 8:30 a.m. at Veteran’s Park off Immokalee Road, Linda Rosen • firstname.lastname@example.org
approximately 2 miles west of I-75. For more information (239) 947-0900
please contact Bob Schreyer at 239-947-2174 or
Join us Thursday afternoons at
1:00 p.m. in the Town Center for
this fun card game. It’s quick and
easy to learn! Call Ada at 949-1671
for more information or to join the fun.
Many times we would be more Quilting
than willing to help our neighbors if 2nd Wednesday of the
we only knew they were in need. If month from 6-10p.m. Call
you know someone in our commu- Linda Laughlin if you are
nity who is ailing or who has lost a interested in attending
loved one, please contact Mary Jane 390-1485.
OctOber 2011 Talk of The walk~ 17
rose costello, Personal trainer
haTha yoGa / PilaTeS ClaSS 239-980-3352 or Botrose@aol.com. BS in vocational rehabilitation
Come join my stretch, balance, tone YOGA/ education from pennsylvania State university. degree in fitness and nutrition.
PIlATES class. This discipline concentrates on full
miNd Body aNd SPiriT Free class with a volunteer resident instructor! tuesday and
This one hour class is conducted to thursday mornings at 9:00 a�m� at the resort Pool� this is a
regain your energy after a busy day. You great class for all fitness levels and abilities. No need to sign
will acquire strength, better balance, up, just show up! If you have any questions please contact
lose inches and have FUN... Marita at email@example.com.
I am a certified Yoga, Pilates and
Tai-Chi instructor with over 30 years
experience. Come join me at the Town
Center every Wednesday night at 6:30. $6.00 per class.
Join us for Yoga on Monday nights at 6:00 p.m. in
Call for additional information 239-495-3313
the Town Center. All fitness levels are welcome to join
resident instructor Camille Arciere for this class that
Mary Ann Sundin - 28132 Goby Trail - Village Walk
will restore balance and rejuvenation into your life!
$5.00 per class. Please pay instructor directly. If you
wish to register please call Camille at 233-3329. Your
ZumBa! first class is free, so come try it out!
The routines feature interval training
sessions where fast and slow rhythms
and resistance training are combined
to tone and sculpt your body, while
and in participating in a muscle
If you are
burning fat. Class is offered on conditioning class (using hand weights, ball, body
Monday and Friday mornings at weight, etc), please contact rose costello at 980-3352
10:00 a.m. in the Town Center. $5.00 or botrose@aol�com� We have class on tuesdays and
per class. or you can purchase a punch thursdays at 4:00 p�m� Must provide own weights, ball
card. If you have never tried Zumba and mat or towel� cost $5�00 per class� Please note:
but always wanted to, come to the There will be no class the first 2 weeks of October. The
FREE class on Friday, October 14 at 10:00 a.m. instructor will be back on Tuesday, October 18.
Join us for this fun class in the Royal Palm Room on linE dancing!
Wednesday Nights at 7:30 p.m.! $5.00 per class. Please Join in the fun on Monday nights at
call Valentina at 239-822-7402 for information. 4:00 p.m. in the Town Center. Class
for more information on Zumba, please call will be taught by Linda Stather and
valentina at (239) 822-7402 her husband again this season. Classes are $5 a class or
6 sessions for $25.00. Dates are as follows 11/14, 11/21,
11/28, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19. Come try out a free lesson
before the Western Dance on Saturday, November 12
cardiO & StrenGth dvd claSS at 5:45 p.m. If you are interested in joining class please
Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 8:00 a.m. in the call 949-9909. Minimum of 5 people per class. Checks
Aerobics Room. Join us for this strenuous DVD tape and can be made payable to Linda Stather.
stay in shape for the season! Free class, anyone can join.
WalkinG dvd claSS Ballroom dance is Coming!
Starting in January 2012, Ballroom dance lessons are
Monday - Friday at 9:00 a.m. in coming to VillageWalk! Join instructor Mel Logsdon on
Thursday nights at 7:00 p.m. as you learn the Foxtrot,
the Aerobics Room. Great for all Waltz, Rumba and East Coast Swing. Class is $30.00 per
levels, low impact, free class that person or $50.00 per couple. The dates are as follows: 1/5,
anyone can join. 1/12, 1/19, 1/26. Please sign up at the HOA Office for this
class. Checks can be made payable to Mel Logsdon.
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Tennis Community meeting tenniS inStructOrS
Monday, October 10 at 4:00 p.m. All residents are Herbert Wormser (USPTR ) Certified
encouraged to join. Barbara Wormser (USPTA) Certified
For Private/Group lessons or league clinics all levels please call
or email in order to sign up 947-4050, firstname.lastname@example.org
tennis Social Practice & Play Clinic
October 9th 9AM to 11AM. As usually we will have
the 3 rounds of play, one mixed , one men’s and one Thursdays at 6.30 PM • Level 2.5 & 3.0 - 90 minutes practice
ladies round. All levels of play are welcome. $3.00 per and play - 45 minutes practicing strokes, drills, doubles strategy
person , balls , food and drinks will be provided. Contact and 45 minutes coached playtime� Minimum of 5 players� In order
Diana Mayette email@example.com . to sign up call Herbert 947-4050 or email wormserb@aol�com
TeNNiS iNSTruCTor Tennis Fun for All Kids
Thursdays at 5.00 PM. 60 min. of instructions, fun and
miNdy raShBaum games. Call Herbert Wormser in order to sign up 947-4050
PTR CERTIFIED INSTRuCTOR
239-206-0372 or email mindigogirl@mac�com
Services/Consultation: Racquet Stringing, Re-gripping, BeGinner & advanced BeGinner clinic
Demos/ Gear Gift Certificates, Video Tape Analysis Monday & Fridays at 9:30 a.m. Introduction to tennis strokes,
Beginner Clinic • 15.00 per person for 1.5 hours techniques, basic doubles strategy & coached playtime. Sign up
Intermediate Clinic 15.00 per person for 1.5 hours by calling 947-4050 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Private/Group lessons (individual or 5pk pricing)
Doubles Strategy Clinics. Crunchtime (See bulletin
board or call for additional information) Tennis Fun Challenge
Friday, October 28 at 5.00 PM - The fun is starting again
. Social fun mixer by level, every level is welcome, cost $3.
GeT CruNChed! BYOB for social following play. Reservations/payments must be
made with Herbert 947-4050 or email email@example.com
3.0 OPeN CLiNiC • 11:00 A.M.
ON SATURdAy MORNiNGS • $15 PeR PeRSON
CAll MINDY AT 206-0372
team practice & play clinic by level
Mondays 3.0 women at 8.00 AM
leaGue PlaY Tuesdays 3.5
at 8.00 AM
at 9.30 AM
Call for information on Adult, Senior, SuperSenior play.
(USTA, CTA, Tournaments). PRESENT COACh Wednesdays 2.5 women at 8.00 AM
uSTA 3.0 lADIES REGIONAl ChAMPION 2010. Thursdays 2.5 men at 8.00 AM
I WIll BE COAChING NEW TEAMS FOR ThE Fridays 3.5 men at 8.00 AM
FAll/WINTER. PTR Certified Instructor
239-206-0372 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Cardio Tennis Saturdays from 8:00 to 9:00 AM -
A non instructional fitness class on the tennis court, not only for tennis
X-Fit tenniS players. Improve your footwork and your tennis skills. Total Body
Workout, burn more calories, Heart pumping fitness, Program incl.
A customized approach to tennis instruction and fitness. warm up, Cardio Work-out and Cool down sessions, Get your Heart
Enhanced muscle memory for your strokes. Footwork Rate into your Cardio Zone. Minimum of 6 participants, cost $8. Please
and development of fast-twitch muscle movement. For call Herbert at 947-4050.
additional information please call Mindy at 206-0372.
leaGue Play Any questions about leagues ( USTA, CTA,
tennis Pro shoP herbert Wormser USPTA, COL-LEE) or how to join a team please contact Herbert at 947-4050,
email@example.com. You will get a free evaluation if you are not sure about
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h . o . a . i n F o r m at i o n
help Protect our Town Center to be Painted.
The Town Center is to be painted along with the
Pool umbrellas Bocce and Basketball lights, the clock tower, the
Summer storms can arrive with little warning and lots copper domes are to be cleaned along with the roof and
of wind and rain. Please close and tie the umbrellas gutters. Look for the workmen and posted signs so
before leaving the pool areas to help prevent damages. everyone will stay safe while this work is going on.
Also please do not move the tables on the pool decks:
it breaks the bases and cracks the tables and those
replacement costs are shared by all homeowners. Some
new umbrellas have been ordered for both the resort
and lap pools.
after hOur emerGencieS
The After Hour Emergency number is 239-261-3440.
An answering service monitors this line after hours and
someone will answer to take your information. This
service contacts your association management team and
someone from the management office will contact you.
hoses and Designated Smoking Area
A designated smoking area has been installed next to the
resort pool with benches and ashtrays for the convenience
Hoses may not be left of our smoking residents. No smoking is permitted in the
coiled on any portion of pool areas.
the Unit. Hoses left out
that are damaged will be Entryway Fountains
replaced at the homeowner After some trials and tribulations, the problem with
or residents expense. the fountain motors has finally been solved and both
Portable hose caddies are preferred but attached hose entry fountains are up and running again.
caddies are permitted. Please see the Architectural
Guidelines for information regarding the installation of
They are beautiful, but
they are very invasive. Areca
palm roots will burrow under
concrete slabs, sidewalks and
pool decks causing major
damage. They are on the
invasive species list for Florida
and should not be planted
within the community.
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activity dirEctor notEs
e-mail distribution list activitieS/decOratinG
If you would like to receive updates for
the community with Activities and HOA cOmmittee meetiNG
information or wish to have the newsletter Thursday, August 11 & Thursday September 8 at
please email Michelle Kithcart at 3:30 p.m. All residents are encouraged to join in!
activities@villagewalkbonita�com or stop
in the Town Center and fill out a form.
v i p i n F o r m at i o n
resident directory reGal CinemaS
We will be printing a new edition of the VillageWalk Now available at the HOA
Directory at the end of the year. Please make sure to Office window are Regal
turn your information into the HOA Office by Tuesday, cinemas Discounted movie
November 8 to make this year’s directory. tickets! choose between
the VIP Super Saver for
channel 95 only $6�50, a restricted
ticket and cannot be used
doN’T ForGeT To TurN your TV To ChaNNel 95 For all during the first 12 days of
oF VillaGewalk’S uPComiNG eVeNTS aNd imPorTaNT selected new release films,
hoa iNFormaTioN! or the Premiere Super
Saver movie tickets which
calling all VillageWalk bakers! is only $7�50� these tickets are accepted anytime and never
expire� Limit 10 tickets per request�
Baked Goods Needed for
Sunday, October 30
We need you! Any miromar outletS
resident interested in baking to receive your free VIP coupon booklet which contains
(or purchasing) goodies for hundreds of dollars of savings, simply pick up a referral
our Kids Halloween Event card at the town center and bring it to Miromar Outlets�
on October 30th, please This is a great benefit for VillageWalk as Miromar will
contact Michelle in the be giving back money to our property with every referral
Activities Office at 949-9909! We ask for a donation of card turned in� We can use these gift cards for prizes at
two dozen or more of your favorite cookies, candies, our upcoming functions! So grab a whole bunch and pass
cupcakes, confections or even a cake (1)! Whatever them out to your friends and neighbors� It’s a win-win for
you choose to donate we are grateful to receive and the everyone�
VillageWalk children and adults will surely enjoy!
Watch yOur email fOr an upcOminG activitieS Survey
payment pOlicy due Out in the BeGinninG Of OctOBer
Due to the high volume of
Activities and for more
efficient tracking Villagewalk license Plates are in!
purposes, each plastic plate is
payment is professionally designed with
required with the VillageWalk logo and will
reservation adhere to any size car� What
for all activities. a great way to support your
There will only be a 72-hour window for residents who community! each plate is $7�00
are out of town. We thank you in advance for helping us each and can be purchased from the HOA Office Monday-
make this smooth transition and to improve our overall Friday from 9am-4pm� Limited quantities are available,
accounting records for the Activities here at VillageWalk. grab yours today!
OctOber 2011 Talk of The walk~ 21
activity dirEctor notEs ( c o n t. )
naplEs philharmonic tickEts
at Theatre Zone! damn Yankees
February 2, 2012 8 PM
Ring in the New Year with Company at the Theatre
$70 Ticket, Premium Seating
Zone on Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. Music
and lyrics by the legendary Stephen Sondheim, this michael Feinstein
Broadway gem revolves around a 45 year old single February 4, 2012 8 PM
man unable to commit fully to a steady relationship, $81 Ticket Premium Seating
let alone marriage. TheatreZone is located at 13275
Livingston Rd. Naples, FL 34109. Tickets are $44.00 memphis
each. All reservations must be made for this play by February 18, 2012 8 PM
Friday, December 9. huey lewis and the news $83 Ticket, Premium Seating
November 2, 2011 8 PM
$81 Ticket Premium Seating
barbara b. mann tickEts February 20, 1012 8 PM
magnificent mozart $91 Ticket Premium Seating
November 19, 2011 8PM
la cage aux Follies
Cirque Dreams $64 Ticket Premium Seating
March 4, 2012 2 PM
Holidaze the nutcracker
November 27, 2011 2PM
$85 Ticket, Premium Seating
Sunday, January 1 • 6:00 p.m. $61 Ticket Premium Seating March 22, 2012 8 PM
$62.00 per ticket michael mcdonald $61 Ticket Premium Seating
Ornaments come to life when CIRQuE DREAMS December 9th, 2011 8 PM
HOLIDAZE costumed characters perform astonishing
$71 Ticket Premium Seating March 26th, 2012 8 PM
feats that celebrate the holiday season with spectacle,
million $ Quartet $61 Ticket Premium Seating
imagination and whimsical dreams.
December 22, 2011 8 PM come Fly away
Marvel at gingerbread men flipping through the air, $70 Ticket Premium Seating
toy soldiers skillfully marching on thin wires, snowmen April 6, 2012 8 PM
daringly balancing, icemen sculpting powerfully, dennis miller $83 Ticket, Premium Seating
penguins spinning, puppets caroling and reindeer January 4th, 2012 8 PM sergio mendes &
soaring high above a landscape of holiday wonderment. $61 Ticket Premium Seating
An original musical score with some holiday favorites
Johnny mathis April 10th, 2012 8 PM
combined with dazzling costumes and a sparkling
January 9, 2012 8 PM $61 Ticket Premium Seating
stage set makes CIRQuE DREAMS HOLIDAZE the
$92 Ticket Premium Seating
perfect gift of entertainment for the entire family. tchaikovsky’s Fouth
doo Wop May 12th, 2012 8PM
January 12, 2012 8 PM $42 Ticket Premium Seating
$61 Ticket Premium Seating
les miserables May 18th 8, 2012 PM
January 24, 2012 8 PM $61 Ticket Premium Seating
$90 Ticket, Premium Seating
mozart’s “the great”
January 26, 2012 7:30PM
$42 Ticket Premium Seating
22 ~ Talk of The walk OctOber 2011
vill agEwalk salEs
Grab Your Friends and Family, and Come Steven emerSOn hair StudiO
Visit Our New, Successful Model Park! Monday - Saturday open at
The new VillageWalk models have been a tremendous success, and we want Hair Hint Dry
your friends and family to share the same joy in a new DiVosta home that or Damaged
you’ve enjoyed. We look forward to seeing you! Hair: Put
TOWNHOME SERIES CLASSIC SERIES ESTATE SERIES dry ends of hair
Dublon - 1,858 a/c sq. ft. Surrey Crest– 1,701 a/c sq. ft. Dunwoody Lane - 2,315 a/c sq. ft.
at nighttime and don’t rinse out�
try this 3 times a week� If you have
any questions that need an answer
or to make an appointment please
give me a call at 992-8181!
Furnished Vernon Hill - 1,911 a/c sq. ft.
GARDEN SERIES Dunwoody Trail - 2,488 a/c sq. ft. tel: 221-7093
Gray Myst - 1,392 a/c sq. ft.
Tifton Way - 2,029 a/c sq. ft.
Morningside Lane - 2,611 a/c sq. ft.
hOurS Of OperatiOn
Pine Spring - 1,492 a/c sq. ft. Tifton Walk - 2,177 a/c sq. ft.
kitchen open for lunch and dinner 6 days a Week
11am - 8:00pm
Bar Open: 11am - closed
Furnished Breakfast: Sunday: 9am -12am
Model! Don’t Miss Our New Included Features Package!
Please stop by or call the new VillageWalk Sales Center for more information. happy hOur
4pm - 6pm & 8pm - close 2 for 1 well drinks and
(239) 948-4141 reduced beer and wine prices
FiFth third Bank tennis & Skin ServiceS nOW availaBle. aSk
aBOut Our Off SeaSOn SpecialS!
hours of Operation travel
Mon., Wed., Thur., Fri. Serenity SalOn
Closed Tuesday pro shop hOuRS OF OPERATION
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
herbert Wormser/ MONDAY - TuESDAY
239-992-1695 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fax 239-002-2461 ThuRSDAY - SATuRDAY
www.53.com Please visit our 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tennis & Travel Shop ClOSED WEDNESDAYS & SuNDAYS
at the Town Center, # 300 495-5863
hOuRS OF OPERATION: After Hours
Monday - Friday 10:00 to 5:00 Appointments
Wednesday 10:00 to 6:00 Available
Saturday Noon to 4:00
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vill agEwalk activitiEs
24 ~ Talk of The walk OctOber 2011