Hope to see you Saturday at our Holiday Luncheon
Date and time: Saturday, December 2, at twelve noon
Place: La Côte d’Or Café, 6876 Langston Blvd., Arlington, VA 22213
We have reserved a room just for us. We will each pay individually. Below are the options we will have for our $28 3-course Holiday Luncheon menu. Be ready to provide your selections at the luncheon.
- Soup of the day
- Caesar salad
- Panisse fries, lemon, basil aioli
- Linguini pasta, basil pistou, parmesan cheese, pine nuts, French green beans
- “Steak hachée” chopped steak, black peppercorn cream sauce, French fries
- Chicken Blanquette, cream velouté, mushroom, pear onions, pilaf rice
- Cream caramel
- Bread pudding, walnut, peach, cinnamon, vanilla sauce
- Sorbet/ice cream
The room we have reserved can hold only 30 people. Contact Barbara Smith if you would like to attend and you have not already RSVPed.
After the Holiday Luncheon, you will have the opportunity to browse the books, wines, and chocolates at One More Page Books, located at 2200 N. Westmoreland Street, just across the street from La Côte d’Or Café.
Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Programs in 2023-24!
- Sat., January 20, at 10:30 am – Jessica Kaplan of the Arlington Historical Society will talk about the “Memorializing the Enslaved in Arlington” project, which has recovered the history of 1,400 enslaved people who lived in Arlington.
- Sat., Feb. 24, at 10:30 am – Eileen Bogdanoff, an experienced genealogist and an expert on using Ancestry.com, will share information and tools for learning about your family’s roots. She gives monthly talks as part of Arlington’s 55+ Program.
- Sat., March 16, at 10:30 am – Annual Meeting/Election – Program TBD in conjunction with March being Women’s History Month.
- Mon., April 15 at 7:00 pm – on Zoom – STEM Program – Science Fair Awards
- Mon., May 20 at 7:00 pm – Scholarship Awards
Let us know if you have any questions about the programs listed above.
Barbara Smith and Barbara Gallagher, Co Vice Presidents for Program
Talk About Books
The December meeting of Let’s Talk About Books will be
Tuesday, December 12, 2 pm at the home of Barbara Gallagher. Please let Barbara know if you will be attending. Our book
selection is Dinners with Ruth by Nina Totenberg.
Our January meeting is Tuesday, January 23, 2 pm at
your regular Zoom location, unless someone would like
to host it. If you would like to host, please let me know
and I’ll get word out to all members. Our book selection is Striptease by Carl Hiassen. Terry Bratt will send an invitation with the Zoom information. So,
watch your email and come join the fun!
Opportunities for hosting are still available on 2/27, 3/19, 4/16, 5/21, and 6/25. Please let me know if you are interested.
See our book list for the coming year and the meeting dates. All meetings except October and July 2024 have hosting opportunities.
Barbara Gallagher, Let’s Talk About Books Chair
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